Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing AWS 6,191 5,987 7,426
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.07% 9.94% 8.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.08% 31.43% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,161 4,906 5,778
10th Percentile £35,750 £34,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 18,164 19,050 21,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.35% 31.63% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15,167 15,700 17,026
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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
North of England +7 2,008 £55,000 +4.76% 570
South East +11 1,520 £60,000 +4.35% 353
Yorkshire +7 917 £55,000 +4.76% 163
South West +15 912 £50,000 -4.76% 173
North West +5 882 £55,000 - 324
Midlands -1 757 £55,500 +0.91% 220
Scotland +5 508 £52,500 - 93
West Midlands -3 482 £60,000 +9.09% 155
East of England 0 364 £60,000 +9.09% 151
East Midlands +4 269 £50,000 -4.76% 64
North East +16 212 £50,000 +25.00% 83
Wales -2 87 £56,250 +25.00% 33
Northern Ireland -11 47 £46,250 +2.78% 22
Channel Islands +8 3 - -
Isle of Man -11 3 £35,000 +6.06%
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 3,245 (52.41%) Azure
2 2,576 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
3 2,378 (38.41%) DevOps
4 1,801 (29.09%) Docker
5 1,651 (26.67%) Python
6 1,573 (25.41%) Kubernetes
7 1,558 (25.17%) JavaScript
8 1,548 (25.00%) Linux
9 1,372 (22.16%) Terraform
10 1,326 (21.42%) Java
11 1,260 (20.35%) SQL
12 1,236 (19.96%) Software Engineering
13 1,229 (19.85%) GCP
14 1,051 (16.98%) Microsoft
15 1,016 (16.41%) Git (software)
16 1,003 (16.20%) C#
17 896 (14.47%) Scrum
18 894 (14.44%) Microservices
19 838 (13.54%) .NET
20 808 (13.05%) Windows
21 794 (12.83%) Jenkins
22 790 (12.76%) Node.js
23 775 (12.52%) AngularJS
24 771 (12.45%) TDD
25 770 (12.44%) React
26 755 (12.20%) Ansible
27 720 (11.63%) SaaS
28 695 (11.23%) Infrastructure as Code
29 621 (10.03%) Finance
30 617 (9.97%) Web Services

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
1 228 (3.68%) Confluence
2 193 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
3 153 (2.47%) Apache
4 134 (2.16%) IIS
5 127 (2.05%) Apache Spark
6 87 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 76 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 75 (1.21%) nginx
9 71 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 51 (0.82%) CMS
11 47 (0.76%) WordPress
12 31 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
13 30 (0.48%) Drupal
14 28 (0.45%) JBoss
15 25 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 23 (0.37%) OpenStack
16 23 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
17 21 (0.34%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 19 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 119 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.048%) Sketch
7 3 (0.048%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.032%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.032%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.016%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 21 (0.34%) Magento
2 14 (0.23%) nopCommerce
3 12 (0.19%) Sentinel
4 11 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.15%) Shopify
6 7 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.081%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.065%) Eikon
9 4 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.048%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.048%) Workfront
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3,245 (52.41%) Azure
2 1,229 (19.85%) GCP
3 720 (11.63%) SaaS
4 571 (9.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 561 (9.06%) Serverless
6 414 (6.69%) Microsoft 365
7 380 (6.14%) AWS Lambda
8 355 (5.73%) PaaS
9 291 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
10 271 (4.38%) IaaS
11 216 (3.49%) Amazon S3
12 205 (3.31%) GitHub
13 201 (3.25%) Amazon EKS
14 194 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
15 167 (2.70%) Power Platform
16 158 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 108 (1.74%) Amazon ECS
18 98 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
19 87 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 86 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 387 (6.25%) Firewall
2 262 (4.23%) DNS
3 175 (2.83%) VPN
4 147 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 129 (2.08%) DHCP
6 107 (1.73%) VLAN
7 103 (1.66%) WAN
8 95 (1.53%) SAN
9 87 (1.41%) IPv4
10 86 (1.39%) HTTP
11 85 (1.37%) LAN
12 76 (1.23%) OSPF
13 71 (1.15%) Internet
14 66 (1.07%) Network Security
15 49 (0.79%) VoIP
16 44 (0.71%) SSL
17 40 (0.65%) SD-WAN
17 40 (0.65%) Wireless
18 36 (0.58%) NAS
19 33 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 499 (8.06%) MySQL
3 439 (7.09%) NoSQL
4 403 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
5 366 (5.91%) Big Data
6 349 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 289 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
8 238 (3.84%) Relational Database
9 232 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
10 204 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 142 (2.29%) Power BI
12 139 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 124 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 122 (1.97%) Hadoop
15 98 (1.58%) Data Lake
16 87 (1.41%) Tableau
17 84 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 82 (1.32%) Redis
19 69 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
20 61 (0.99%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1,016 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 794 (12.83%) Jenkins
3 427 (6.90%) JIRA
4 340 (5.49%) GitLab
5 174 (2.81%) Maven
6 135 (2.18%) Selenium
7 124 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 122 (1.97%) Bitbucket
8 122 (1.97%) Subversion
9 108 (1.74%) JUnit
10 104 (1.68%) Cucumber
11 82 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 66 (1.07%) Visual Studio
13 60 (0.97%) webpack
14 51 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
15 47 (0.76%) Gradle
15 47 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
16 46 (0.74%) JMeter
17 44 (0.71%) Postman
18 38 (0.61%) gulp
General
1 621 (10.03%) Finance
2 303 (4.89%) Public Sector
3 199 (3.21%) Marketing
4 197 (3.18%) Retail
5 135 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 132 (2.13%) Banking
7 130 (2.10%) Games
8 115 (1.86%) Law
9 85 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.15%) Electronics
11 58 (0.94%) Legal
12 44 (0.71%) Automotive
13 35 (0.57%) Publishing
14 28 (0.45%) Advertising
15 27 (0.44%) Billing
16 20 (0.32%) Local Government
17 19 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.19%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.19%) Military
19 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,741 (28.12%) Developer
2 952 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 573 (9.26%) AWS Engineer
4 541 (8.74%) Software Engineer
5 539 (8.71%) Architect
6 460 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 366 (5.91%) AWS DevOps
8 356 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 351 (5.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 307 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 296 (4.78%) Java Developer
12 268 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
13 257 (4.15%) Data Engineer
14 202 (3.26%) .NET Developer
15 199 (3.21%) C# Developer
15 199 (3.21%) Software Developer
16 191 (3.09%) Senior DevOps
17 190 (3.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 173 (2.79%) PHP Developer
19 168 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (13.54%) .NET
2 790 (12.76%) Node.js
3 775 (12.52%) AngularJS
4 770 (12.44%) React
5 617 (9.97%) Web Services
6 595 (9.61%) HTML
7 575 (9.29%) CSS
8 445 (7.19%) REST
9 434 (7.01%) Spring
10 418 (6.75%) .NET Core
11 360 (5.81%) Vue.js
12 323 (5.22%) RESTful
13 297 (4.80%) Kafka
14 271 (4.38%) Spring Boot
15 203 (3.28%) Laravel
16 202 (3.26%) ASP.NET
17 163 (2.63%) HTML5
18 144 (2.33%) .NET Framework
19 137 (2.21%) XML
20 133 (2.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 345 (5.57%) Public Cloud
2 306 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
3 214 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (3.41%) User Experience
5 175 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 161 (2.60%) Cloud Native
7 158 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 143 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 123 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
10 79 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 78 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 78 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 78 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 77 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
12 77 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 64 (1.03%) NHS
14 50 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 42 (0.68%) Clustering
16 38 (0.61%) Data Structures
17 31 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,548 (25.00%) Linux
2 808 (13.05%) Windows
3 454 (7.33%) Windows Server
4 254 (4.10%) Unix
5 155 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 153 (2.47%) CentOS
7 133 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 115 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 103 (1.66%) Android
10 94 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 89 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 64 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
13 55 (0.89%) Windows 10
14 37 (0.60%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (0.34%) Mac OS
17 20 (0.32%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.31%) Debian
19 13 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
20 10 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,576 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2,378 (38.41%) DevOps
3 1,236 (19.96%) Software Engineering
4 896 (14.47%) Scrum
5 894 (14.44%) Microservices
6 771 (12.45%) TDD
7 695 (11.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 583 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 508 (8.21%) Mentoring
10 462 (7.46%) Test Automation
11 460 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
12 443 (7.16%) Analytics
13 432 (6.98%) Machine Learning
14 420 (6.78%) Migration
15 409 (6.61%) Configuration Management
16 386 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 321 (5.18%) OOP
17 321 (5.18%) SDLC
18 316 (5.10%) ITIL
18 316 (5.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,651 (26.67%) Python
2 1,558 (25.17%) JavaScript
3 1,326 (21.42%) Java
4 1,260 (20.35%) SQL
5 1,003 (16.20%) C#
6 477 (7.70%) PHP
7 456 (7.37%) PowerShell
8 443 (7.16%) Bash Shell
9 403 (6.51%) Go
10 393 (6.35%) TypeScript
11 341 (5.51%) Ruby
12 185 (2.99%) C++
13 175 (2.83%) Scala
14 140 (2.26%) Kotlin
15 127 (2.05%) T-SQL
16 126 (2.04%) ES6
17 86 (1.39%) Java 8
18 76 (1.23%) C
19 75 (1.21%) Shell Script
20 72 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 469 (7.58%) Degree
2 411 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 319 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 200 (3.23%) AWS Certification
5 119 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 93 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
8 63 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 48 (0.78%) CCNP
10 46 (0.74%) CISSP
11 44 (0.71%) RHCE
11 44 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (0.60%) CCNA
12 37 (0.60%) MCSE
13 34 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.50%) GIAC
14 31 (0.50%) PhD
15 30 (0.48%) MCSA
16 29 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (3.88%) QA
2 119 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 77 (1.24%) GDPR
5 72 (1.16%) SLA
6 41 (0.66%) NIST
7 40 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.24%) WAI
11 12 (0.19%) NCSC
11 12 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 9 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.11%) PMBOK
15 6 (0.097%) OpenSCAP
15 6 (0.097%) SOC 2
16 5 (0.081%) GRC
17 4 (0.065%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,801 (29.09%) Docker
2 459 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 438 (7.07%) Active Directory
4 209 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 123 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (1.26%) vSphere
7 41 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (0.58%) XenApp
9 34 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
10 31 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 22 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 22 (0.36%) NDS
12 21 (0.34%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 21 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 17 (0.27%) HDFS
14 15 (0.24%) RHEV
15 14 (0.23%) KVM
16 10 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.16%) Postfix
17 8 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,573 (25.41%) Kubernetes
2 1,372 (22.16%) Terraform
3 755 (12.20%) Ansible
4 542 (8.75%) Puppet
5 396 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
6 111 (1.79%) Prometheus
7 97 (1.57%) SCCM
8 85 (1.37%) Packer
9 84 (1.36%) Grafana
10 77 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
11 64 (1.03%) Istio
12 55 (0.89%) Graphite
12 55 (0.89%) Nagios
13 48 (0.78%) ZABBIX
14 35 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
14 35 (0.57%) vRealize
15 33 (0.53%) Kibana
16 27 (0.44%) HAProxy
16 27 (0.44%) SCVMM
17 26 (0.42%) Consul
Vendors
1 1,051 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 605 (9.77%) VMware
3 538 (8.69%) Google
4 454 (7.33%) Oracle
5 232 (3.75%) Cisco
6 173 (2.79%) Red Hat
7 154 (2.49%) Citrix
8 114 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 107 (1.73%) IBM
10 101 (1.63%) Atlassian
11 94 (1.52%) Splunk
12 86 (1.39%) SAP
13 74 (1.20%) Veeam
14 69 (1.11%) Dell
15 68 (1.10%) SaltStack
16 55 (0.89%) Meraki
17 54 (0.87%) Talend
18 52 (0.84%) Databricks
19 47 (0.76%) HP
20 43 (0.69%) F5