Period
to 14 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 24 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +49
Permanent jobs citing AWS 7,522 7,369 5,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.60% 8.03% 5.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.96% 35.19% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6,015 5,974 4,731
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% +5.50% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,825 20,939 17,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.14% 22.81% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18,536 16,907 14,921
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the UK excluding London

AWS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for AWS in the UK excluding London

AWS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK excluding London

AWS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 2,183 £57,500 +4.55% 345
North of England +5 1,938 £54,486 +8.97% 539
North West +8 1,117 £55,000 - 304
Midlands +12 1,089 £52,500 -4.55% 229
South West -3 822 £52,500 - 141
East of England +7 771 £55,000 - 232
Yorkshire +6 698 £50,000 - 182
West Midlands +9 640 £53,000 -3.64% 140
Scotland +12 513 £48,000 -4.00% 117
East Midlands +12 444 £52,500 - 88
Wales -8 169 £45,000 -8.24% 45
North East +6 124 £49,750 +10.56% 53
Northern Ireland +7 61 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Channel Islands +10 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT jobs citing AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for AWS.

1 4,273 (56.81%) Azure
2 3,008 (39.99%) Agile Software Development
3 2,310 (30.71%) DevOps
4 2,018 (26.83%) Linux
5 1,840 (24.46%) Python
6 1,667 (22.16%) Docker
7 1,638 (21.78%) Java
8 1,629 (21.66%) JavaScript
9 1,508 (20.05%) Microsoft
10 1,500 (19.94%) SQL
11 1,449 (19.26%) Windows
12 1,444 (19.20%) C#
13 1,379 (18.33%) GCP
14 1,368 (18.19%) .NET
15 1,218 (16.19%) Software Engineering
16 1,208 (16.06%) Kubernetes
17 1,085 (14.42%) Git (software)
18 1,061 (14.11%) Web Services
19 1,003 (13.33%) VMware
19 1,003 (13.33%) Microservices
20 993 (13.20%) Finance
21 964 (12.82%) Google
22 955 (12.70%) SQL Server
23 932 (12.39%) Jenkins
24 930 (12.36%) Ansible
25 924 (12.28%) Scrum
26 906 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
27 902 (11.99%) Terraform
28 881 (11.71%) TDD
29 871 (11.58%) HTML

AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 279 (3.71%) Confluence
2 244 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 190 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 153 (2.03%) Apache
5 148 (1.97%) OpenStack
6 143 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 127 (1.69%) IIS
8 118 (1.57%) Tomcat
9 110 (1.46%) MS Exchange
10 92 (1.22%) nginx
11 75 (1.00%) CMS
12 66 (0.88%) JBoss
13 54 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
14 51 (0.68%) Skype for Business
15 49 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
16 43 (0.57%) WordPress
17 36 (0.48%) SAS
18 34 (0.45%) WebSphere
19 32 (0.43%) Drupal
20 30 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.066%) Gliffy
8 3 (0.040%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.040%) SPSS
9 2 (0.027%) InDesign
10 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.013%) HipChat
10 1 (0.013%) Simulink
10 1 (0.013%) Sketch
10 1 (0.013%) Weka
Business Applications
1 30 (0.40%) Magento
2 24 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 22 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 13 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 10 (0.13%) assyst
9 9 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
10 8 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
11 7 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.066%) CA PPM
12 5 (0.066%) Maximo
13 4 (0.053%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
14 3 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
15 2 (0.027%) BusinessWorks
15 2 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
15 2 (0.027%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4,273 (56.81%) Azure
2 1,379 (18.33%) GCP
3 652 (8.67%) SaaS
4 631 (8.39%) Serverless
5 590 (7.84%) Office 365
6 431 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
7 425 (5.65%) AWS Lambda
8 378 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 369 (4.91%) Amazon S3
10 348 (4.63%) IaaS
11 322 (4.28%) PaaS
12 260 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
13 258 (3.43%) GitHub
14 141 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
15 137 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
16 129 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 125 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 110 (1.46%) Power Platform
19 108 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
20 104 (1.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 613 (8.15%) Firewall
2 282 (3.75%) DNS
3 270 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 262 (3.48%) WAN
5 241 (3.20%) LAN
6 181 (2.41%) Internet
7 180 (2.39%) VPN
8 162 (2.15%) Network Security
9 145 (1.93%) DHCP
10 138 (1.83%) SAN
11 122 (1.62%) VoIP
12 108 (1.44%) HTTP
13 87 (1.16%) Wireless
14 85 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
15 73 (0.97%) VLAN
16 62 (0.82%) HTTPS
17 60 (0.80%) MPLS
18 58 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
19 54 (0.72%) OSPF
20 53 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 955 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 611 (8.12%) MySQL
3 498 (6.62%) NoSQL
4 417 (5.54%) Big Data
5 414 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
6 409 (5.44%) MongoDB
7 278 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
8 262 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 239 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 224 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 216 (2.87%) Hadoop
12 139 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
13 138 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 128 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 123 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 105 (1.40%) Power BI
17 101 (1.34%) Redis
18 98 (1.30%) RDBMS
19 94 (1.25%) BigQuery
20 93 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,085 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 932 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 595 (7.91%) JIRA
4 308 (4.09%) Maven
5 230 (3.06%) Selenium
6 185 (2.46%) TeamCity
7 182 (2.42%) Bitbucket
8 164 (2.18%) Subversion
9 156 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 152 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 142 (1.89%) GitLab
12 121 (1.61%) Cucumber
13 118 (1.57%) Visual Studio
14 109 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 107 (1.42%) Gradle
16 106 (1.41%) JUnit
17 73 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
18 68 (0.90%) Artifactory
19 65 (0.86%) webpack
20 59 (0.78%) CircleCI
General
1 993 (13.20%) Finance
2 463 (6.16%) Retail
3 344 (4.57%) Public Sector
4 264 (3.51%) Marketing
5 250 (3.32%) Banking
6 189 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 176 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 107 (1.42%) Electronics
9 85 (1.13%) Games
10 68 (0.90%) Automotive
11 46 (0.61%) Advertising
12 42 (0.56%) Local Government
13 41 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 39 (0.52%) Legal
15 33 (0.44%) Law
16 22 (0.29%) German Language
17 20 (0.27%) Publishing
18 18 (0.24%) Italian Language
19 16 (0.21%) Financial Institution
20 9 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,157 (28.68%) Developer
2 889 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 864 (11.49%) Architect
4 667 (8.87%) Software Engineer
5 606 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 509 (6.77%) .NET Developer
7 453 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 402 (5.34%) Java Developer
9 384 (5.11%) AWS Engineer
10 355 (4.72%) Consultant
11 322 (4.28%) Software Developer
12 318 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
13 297 (3.95%) C# Developer
14 288 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 281 (3.74%) Analyst
16 245 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
17 218 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
18 210 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
19 209 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
20 180 (2.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,368 (18.19%) .NET
2 1,061 (14.11%) Web Services
3 871 (11.58%) HTML
4 817 (10.86%) AngularJS
5 808 (10.74%) CSS
6 791 (10.52%) Node.js
7 666 (8.85%) React
8 514 (6.83%) ASP.NET
9 459 (6.10%) REST
10 455 (6.05%) Spring
11 435 (5.78%) .NET Core
12 408 (5.42%) RESTful
13 334 (4.44%) JSON
14 274 (3.64%) HTML5
15 268 (3.56%) Vue.js
16 262 (3.48%) .NET Framework
17 250 (3.32%) jQuery
17 250 (3.32%) Kafka
18 248 (3.30%) Spring Boot
19 204 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 567 (7.54%) Public Cloud
2 457 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 432 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 313 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
5 249 (3.31%) User Experience
6 239 (3.18%) Cloud Native
7 238 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 229 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
9 188 (2.50%) Mobile App
10 180 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 166 (2.21%) Private Cloud
12 145 (1.93%) Management Information System
13 135 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
14 114 (1.52%) Replication
15 101 (1.34%) Algorithms
16 80 (1.06%) Virtual Team
17 75 (1.00%) Clustering
18 73 (0.97%) Data Structures
19 54 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
20 47 (0.62%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2,018 (26.83%) Linux
2 1,449 (19.26%) Windows
3 628 (8.35%) Windows Server
4 415 (5.52%) Unix
5 226 (3.00%) Android
6 192 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 165 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 161 (2.14%) CentOS
9 145 (1.93%) Windows 10
10 138 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 127 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 117 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 97 (1.29%) Windows 7
14 80 (1.06%) Debian
15 50 (0.66%) Windows 8
16 47 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 30 (0.40%) AIX
18 19 (0.25%) Mac OS X
19 17 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
20 13 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,008 (39.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2,310 (30.71%) DevOps
3 1,218 (16.19%) Software Engineering
4 1,003 (13.33%) Microservices
5 924 (12.28%) Scrum
6 906 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
7 881 (11.71%) TDD
8 816 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
9 757 (10.06%) Test Automation
10 632 (8.40%) MVC
11 581 (7.72%) ITIL
12 573 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 494 (6.57%) Configuration Management
14 487 (6.47%) Computer Science
15 478 (6.35%) Migration
16 473 (6.29%) Analytics
17 445 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 436 (5.80%) BDD
19 429 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
20 412 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,840 (24.46%) Python
2 1,638 (21.78%) Java
3 1,629 (21.66%) JavaScript
4 1,500 (19.94%) SQL
5 1,444 (19.20%) C#
6 598 (7.95%) Bash Shell
7 562 (7.47%) PowerShell
8 514 (6.83%) PHP
9 452 (6.01%) Ruby
10 257 (3.42%) Go
11 250 (3.32%) C
12 230 (3.06%) C++
13 226 (3.00%) TypeScript
14 176 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 169 (2.25%) Java 8
16 168 (2.23%) Scala
17 151 (2.01%) Perl
18 84 (1.12%) ES6
18 84 (1.12%) R
19 78 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 790 (10.50%) Degree
2 265 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 246 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
4 229 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 223 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 187 (2.49%) CISSP
7 168 (2.23%) AWS Certification
8 160 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 154 (2.05%) CCNA
10 153 (2.03%) MCSE
11 113 (1.50%) CCNP
12 83 (1.10%) CISM
13 77 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 64 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
15 60 (0.80%) MCSA
16 53 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
17 51 (0.68%) DV Cleared
17 51 (0.68%) GIAC
18 47 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
19 43 (0.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (3.96%) QA
2 167 (2.22%) SLA
3 134 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 106 (1.41%) GDPR
5 65 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 62 (0.82%) NIST
7 39 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 29 (0.39%) COBIT
9 25 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.33%) PMO
10 12 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.12%) NCSC
13 7 (0.093%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.053%) PSD2
14 4 (0.053%) WCAG
15 3 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.040%) ISO 31000
15 3 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,667 (22.16%) Docker
2 676 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 651 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 394 (5.24%) Hyper-V
5 128 (1.70%) vSphere
6 99 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 82 (1.09%) XenApp
8 77 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (0.73%) VMware NSX
10 48 (0.64%) XenDesktop
11 47 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 47 (0.62%) vCloud
12 24 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 23 (0.31%) Varnish
14 21 (0.28%) HDFS
15 20 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 19 (0.25%) VirtualBox
17 18 (0.24%) Firmware
17 18 (0.24%) oVirt
17 18 (0.24%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1,208 (16.06%) Kubernetes
2 930 (12.36%) Ansible
3 902 (11.99%) Terraform
4 696 (9.25%) Puppet
5 536 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
6 181 (2.41%) SCCM
7 96 (1.28%) Nagios
8 94 (1.25%) Prometheus
9 89 (1.18%) Grafana
10 80 (1.06%) SCOM
11 70 (0.93%) Packer
12 66 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
13 59 (0.78%) vRealize
14 56 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
15 54 (0.72%) ZABBIX
16 52 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
17 48 (0.64%) Kibana
18 40 (0.53%) Consul
19 39 (0.52%) Salt
19 39 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,508 (20.05%) Microsoft
2 1,003 (13.33%) VMware
3 964 (12.82%) Google
4 517 (6.87%) Cisco
5 480 (6.38%) Oracle
6 275 (3.66%) Citrix
7 232 (3.08%) SAP
8 211 (2.81%) IBM
9 158 (2.10%) Dell
10 147 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 144 (1.91%) HP
12 141 (1.87%) Splunk
13 130 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
14 126 (1.68%) NetApp
15 124 (1.65%) Tableau
16 116 (1.54%) Veeam
17 106 (1.41%) EMC
18 97 (1.29%) Atlassian
18 97 (1.29%) ServiceNow
19 88 (1.17%) Sage