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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 11,371 9,731 4,693
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.12% 16.20% 14.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.10% 38.82% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,632 7,203 3,858
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +4.00%

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 29,848 25,067 12,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.68% 41.74% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19,461 19,210 10,141
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England -1 3,381 £62,500 +13.64% 422
South East -3 2,921 £65,000 +8.33% 226
North West 0 1,848 £65,000 +13.04% 236
Midlands 0 1,608 £60,000 - 197
South West -3 1,421 £60,000 +14.29% 179
Yorkshire 0 1,299 £60,000 +9.09% 130
West Midlands -5 1,081 £60,000 - 118
East of England +1 995 £57,500 - 142
Scotland -6 806 £62,500 +13.64% 108
East Midlands 0 500 £60,000 +14.29% 78
Wales +9 244 £55,000 +22.22% 22
North East 0 236 £62,500 +25.00% 56
Northern Ireland -5 115 £52,500 -30.00% 18
Isle of Man +9 2 £81,250 +124.14% 1
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 5,427 (47.73%) Azure
2 5,393 (47.43%) Agile
3 3,993 (35.12%) DevOps
4 3,402 (29.92%) Python
5 3,105 (27.31%) Java
6 3,057 (26.88%) Docker
7 2,974 (26.15%) Software Engineering
8 2,953 (25.97%) Kubernetes
9 2,900 (25.50%) CI/CD
10 2,616 (23.01%) JavaScript
11 2,535 (22.29%) GCP
12 2,409 (21.19%) Finance
13 2,297 (20.20%) React
14 2,268 (19.95%) SQL
15 2,151 (18.92%) Microsoft
16 2,045 (17.98%) Linux
17 1,955 (17.19%) Social Skills
18 1,877 (16.51%) Mentoring
19 1,800 (15.83%) .NET
20 1,786 (15.71%) Microservices
21 1,759 (15.47%) C#
22 1,655 (14.55%) Git (software)
23 1,599 (14.06%) Terraform
24 1,457 (12.81%) Jenkins
25 1,367 (12.02%) TDD
26 1,339 (11.78%) Degree
27 1,336 (11.75%) Serverless
28 1,329 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
29 1,327 (11.67%) Full Stack Development
30 1,304 (11.47%) Node.js

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
1 348 (3.06%) Apache Spark
2 222 (1.95%) Apache
3 218 (1.92%) Confluence
4 188 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 135 (1.19%) IIS
6 133 (1.17%) Apache Solr
7 114 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 110 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 105 (0.92%) CMS
10 103 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 87 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 84 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
13 77 (0.68%) MS Exchange
14 76 (0.67%) nginx
15 48 (0.42%) WordPress
16 45 (0.40%) JBoss
17 42 (0.37%) Headless CMS
18 33 (0.29%) GemFire
19 29 (0.26%) Drupal
20 28 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 98 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.21%) Sketch
4 23 (0.20%) Adobe XD
5 18 (0.16%) InVision
5 18 (0.16%) Marvel
5 18 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.079%) Campfire
8 8 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (0.062%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.044%) UXPin
11 3 (0.026%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.018%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.018%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.009%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 37 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.13%) Magento
3 10 (0.088%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.062%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.062%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.035%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.035%) Shopify
7 4 (0.035%) Summit
8 3 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.026%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.018%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.018%) Cloudability
9 2 (0.018%) Eikon
9 2 (0.018%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.009%) assyst
10 1 (0.009%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.009%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.009%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5,427 (47.73%) Azure
2 2,535 (22.29%) GCP
3 1,336 (11.75%) Serverless
4 1,144 (10.06%) SaaS
5 850 (7.48%) GitHub
6 803 (7.06%) AWS Lambda
7 617 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 549 (4.83%) Azure DevOps
9 508 (4.47%) Microsoft 365
10 506 (4.45%) Amazon EC2
11 496 (4.36%) Amazon S3
12 475 (4.18%) PaaS
13 420 (3.69%) OpenShift
14 374 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
15 344 (3.03%) IaaS
16 301 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
17 290 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
18 283 (2.49%) Power Platform
19 281 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 275 (2.42%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 480 (4.22%) Firewall
2 364 (3.20%) DNS
3 216 (1.90%) Internet
4 204 (1.79%) WAN
5 203 (1.79%) DHCP
6 180 (1.58%) VPN
7 177 (1.56%) TCP/IP
8 151 (1.33%) Network Security
9 148 (1.30%) LAN
10 146 (1.28%) SAN
11 113 (0.99%) HTTP
12 93 (0.82%) SD-WAN
13 91 (0.80%) Wireless
14 85 (0.75%) Broadband
15 65 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 63 (0.55%) OSPF
17 62 (0.55%) VoIP
18 60 (0.53%) Kerberos
19 59 (0.52%) BGP
20 56 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,039 (9.14%) MySQL
2 821 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
3 763 (6.71%) Big Data
4 740 (6.51%) SQL Server
5 730 (6.42%) NoSQL
6 634 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 480 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 404 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 379 (3.33%) DynamoDB
10 347 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
11 270 (2.37%) Redis
12 265 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
13 252 (2.22%) Power BI
14 238 (2.09%) Data Lake
15 212 (1.86%) Hadoop
16 192 (1.69%) Tableau
17 157 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
18 139 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 131 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
20 119 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,655 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 1,457 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 770 (6.77%) JIRA
4 499 (4.39%) GitLab
5 464 (4.08%) JMeter
6 398 (3.50%) Zephyr
7 391 (3.44%) Rational Quality Manager
8 302 (2.66%) Selenium
9 290 (2.55%) Maven
10 200 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 169 (1.49%) Bitbucket
12 160 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 159 (1.40%) JUnit
14 155 (1.36%) Subversion
15 147 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 133 (1.17%) Gradle
16 133 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
17 130 (1.14%) Artifactory
18 96 (0.84%) CircleCI
19 92 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 2,409 (21.19%) Finance
2 1,955 (17.19%) Social Skills
3 788 (6.93%) Games
4 743 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
5 672 (5.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 477 (4.19%) Public Sector
7 447 (3.93%) Law
8 421 (3.70%) Retail
9 410 (3.61%) Banking
10 346 (3.04%) Manufacturing
11 316 (2.78%) Marketing
12 301 (2.65%) Legal
13 202 (1.78%) Automotive
14 201 (1.77%) Telecoms
15 126 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
16 123 (1.08%) Advertising
17 120 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
18 105 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
19 80 (0.70%) Electronics
20 61 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,147 (27.68%) Developer
2 1,388 (12.21%) Software Engineer
3 1,031 (9.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 792 (6.97%) Architect
5 790 (6.95%) Senior Developer
6 626 (5.51%) Java Developer
7 547 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 463 (4.07%) Data Engineer
9 416 (3.66%) QA Leader
10 409 (3.60%) Software Developer
11 392 (3.45%) Analyst
12 374 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
13 356 (3.13%) C# Developer
14 355 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
15 344 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
16 338 (2.97%) Trainee
17 334 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 308 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
19 302 (2.66%) PHP Developer
20 294 (2.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,297 (20.20%) React
2 1,800 (15.83%) .NET
3 1,304 (11.47%) Node.js
4 1,278 (11.24%) AngularJS
5 1,229 (10.81%) HTML
6 1,209 (10.63%) CSS
7 1,182 (10.39%) Spring
8 874 (7.69%) Kafka
9 748 (6.58%) .NET Core
10 714 (6.28%) RESTful
11 577 (5.07%) Vue.js
12 576 (5.07%) REST
13 489 (4.30%) Spring Boot
14 443 (3.90%) HTML5
15 437 (3.84%) Web Services
16 395 (3.47%) Laravel
17 341 (3.00%) JSON
18 332 (2.92%) ASP.NET
19 312 (2.74%) GraphQL
20 266 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 751 (6.60%) Algorithms
2 719 (6.32%) Cloud Native
3 687 (6.04%) Virtual Team
4 638 (5.61%) Public Cloud
5 500 (4.40%) User Experience
6 487 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
7 405 (3.56%) Data Centre
8 402 (3.54%) Mobile App
9 319 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 307 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
11 269 (2.37%) Management Information System
12 239 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 239 (2.10%) Life Science
13 228 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
14 219 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
15 202 (1.78%) Cyberattack
16 193 (1.70%) Social Media
17 170 (1.50%) Private Cloud
18 164 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
19 156 (1.37%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 2,045 (17.98%) Linux
2 1,095 (9.63%) Windows
3 492 (4.33%) Windows Server
4 464 (4.08%) Unix
5 220 (1.93%) Android
6 160 (1.41%) CentOS
7 153 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 133 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
9 119 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 117 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 104 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 77 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
13 69 (0.61%) Windows 10
14 49 (0.43%) Mesosphere
15 43 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 40 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 40 (0.35%) Solaris
17 32 (0.28%) Debian
18 21 (0.18%) SUSE
19 20 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,393 (47.43%) Agile
2 3,993 (35.12%) DevOps
3 2,974 (26.15%) Software Engineering
4 2,900 (25.50%) CI/CD
5 1,877 (16.51%) Mentoring
6 1,786 (15.71%) Microservices
7 1,367 (12.02%) TDD
8 1,329 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
9 1,327 (11.67%) Full Stack Development
10 1,261 (11.09%) Infrastructure as Code
11 1,229 (10.81%) Scrum
12 1,211 (10.65%) Test Automation
13 1,174 (10.32%) Analytics
14 1,102 (9.69%) Computer Science
15 1,047 (9.21%) Coaching
16 1,044 (9.18%) Machine Learning
17 1,016 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
18 992 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
19 963 (8.47%) Data Science
20 952 (8.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,402 (29.92%) Python
2 3,105 (27.31%) Java
3 2,616 (23.01%) JavaScript
4 2,268 (19.95%) SQL
5 1,759 (15.47%) C#
6 1,072 (9.43%) Go
7 922 (8.11%) TypeScript
8 871 (7.66%) PHP
9 752 (6.61%) PowerShell
10 690 (6.07%) Bash
11 457 (4.02%) Ruby
12 455 (4.00%) C++
13 356 (3.13%) T-SQL
14 256 (2.25%) Scala
15 251 (2.21%) C
16 246 (2.16%) Kotlin
17 205 (1.80%) Shell Script
18 168 (1.48%) ES6
18 168 (1.48%) Perl
19 157 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 1,339 (11.78%) Degree
2 939 (8.26%) AWS Certification
3 647 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 581 (5.11%) Azure Certification
5 486 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 483 (4.25%) SC Cleared
7 162 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 150 (1.32%) CISSP
9 138 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 110 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 97 (0.85%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 91 (0.80%) PhD
13 86 (0.76%) CISM
14 79 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
15 78 (0.69%) OCP
16 76 (0.67%) MCSE
17 75 (0.66%) CCNA
18 69 (0.61%) CCNP
19 65 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
20 56 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,169 (10.28%) QA
2 214 (1.88%) Accessibility
3 213 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 152 (1.34%) SLA
5 137 (1.20%) GDPR
6 136 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 128 (1.13%) NIST
8 114 (1.00%) Data Quality
9 74 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
10 49 (0.43%) GRC
11 47 (0.41%) NCSC
12 46 (0.40%) ISO 9001
13 41 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 27 (0.24%) SOC 2
15 19 (0.17%) RMADS
16 17 (0.15%) SOC 1
17 16 (0.14%) WAI
18 14 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
18 14 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 14 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3,057 (26.88%) Docker
2 511 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 456 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 154 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 135 (1.19%) vSphere
6 114 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 95 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (0.31%) XenApp
9 33 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 33 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 26 (0.23%) Firmware
12 25 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 18 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
14 16 (0.14%) GlusterFS
14 16 (0.14%) KVM
14 16 (0.14%) VMware NSX
15 15 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 15 (0.13%) LXC
15 15 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,953 (25.97%) Kubernetes
2 1,599 (14.06%) Terraform
3 1,115 (9.81%) Ansible
4 412 (3.62%) Puppet
5 392 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
6 391 (3.44%) HP ALM
7 375 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
8 259 (2.28%) Grafana
9 196 (1.72%) Prometheus
10 105 (0.92%) SCCM
11 91 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
12 86 (0.76%) Kibana
13 77 (0.68%) Consul
14 66 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 60 (0.53%) Packer
16 53 (0.47%) vCenter Server
17 48 (0.42%) Automic
17 48 (0.42%) logstash
18 45 (0.40%) ZABBIX
19 43 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,151 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 1,286 (11.31%) Google
3 641 (5.64%) VMware
4 569 (5.00%) IBM
5 553 (4.86%) Oracle
6 453 (3.98%) HP
7 323 (2.84%) Cisco
8 207 (1.82%) Splunk
9 196 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 193 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 141 (1.24%) Citrix
12 132 (1.16%) Twitter
13 117 (1.03%) Apple
14 115 (1.01%) Adobe
15 114 (1.00%) Databricks
16 112 (0.98%) SAP
17 96 (0.84%) New Relic
18 94 (0.83%) FIS
19 92 (0.81%) Palo Alto
20 85 (0.75%) Xamarin