Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 21 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 +38
Permanent jobs citing AWS 6,490 7,392 7,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.90% 8.87% 6.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.38% 35.27% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,844 6,240 6,089
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
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 20,683 20,959 20,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.54% 25.16% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16,863 16,527 17,145
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 1,870 £54,000 -1.82% 436
South East +1 1,767 £60,000 +9.09% 277
North West +5 1,021 £55,000 -4.35% 215
Midlands +6 940 £55,000 +4.76% 221
Yorkshire +7 736 £52,500 - 160
East of England +7 654 £55,000 - 213
West Midlands +7 631 £55,000 +4.76% 148
South West -6 622 £52,500 +5.00% 128
Scotland +10 441 £52,500 +5.00% 92
East Midlands +7 309 £50,000 +2.04% 73
Wales -6 171 £45,000 - 54
North East +4 113 £40,000 -20.00% 61
Northern Ireland +6 63 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Channel Islands - 2 £60,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -
South Coast - 1 - -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 3,634 (55.99%) Azure
2 2,640 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 2,102 (32.39%) DevOps
4 1,641 (25.29%) JavaScript
5 1,578 (24.31%) Python
6 1,500 (23.11%) Linux
7 1,479 (22.79%) Docker
8 1,453 (22.39%) Java
9 1,307 (20.14%) C#
10 1,289 (19.86%) SQL
11 1,204 (18.55%) Microsoft
12 1,162 (17.90%) .NET
13 1,113 (17.15%) Windows
14 1,078 (16.61%) Kubernetes
15 1,067 (16.44%) GCP
16 1,005 (15.49%) Git (software)
16 1,005 (15.49%) Software Engineering
17 960 (14.79%) Finance
18 897 (13.82%) Web Services
19 863 (13.30%) TDD
20 859 (13.24%) Scrum
21 834 (12.85%) Microservices
22 814 (12.54%) AngularJS
23 813 (12.53%) HTML
24 811 (12.50%) Terraform
25 791 (12.19%) Node.js
26 773 (11.91%) CSS
27 770 (11.86%) Jenkins
28 768 (11.83%) SQL Server
29 766 (11.80%) Continuous Integration

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
1 230 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
2 189 (2.91%) Confluence
3 171 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 165 (2.54%) Apache
5 131 (2.02%) IIS
6 112 (1.73%) SharePoint
7 88 (1.36%) OpenStack
8 87 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 85 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 70 (1.08%) CMS
11 63 (0.97%) nginx
12 42 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 36 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 34 (0.52%) SAS
15 27 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (0.37%) WordPress
18 23 (0.35%) JBoss
19 21 (0.32%) WebSphere
20 17 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 101 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.11%) Sketch
6 6 (0.092%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.031%) Windchill
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.015%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 30 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 14 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.20%) Magento
5 10 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
9 6 (0.092%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.092%) Carpe Diem
9 6 (0.092%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.077%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.077%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.062%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.046%) Sentinel
13 2 (0.031%) CA PPM
13 2 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3,634 (55.99%) Azure
2 1,067 (16.44%) GCP
3 732 (11.28%) SaaS
4 641 (9.88%) Serverless
5 494 (7.61%) Office 365
6 422 (6.50%) AWS Lambda
7 399 (6.15%) PaaS
8 368 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
9 362 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 317 (4.88%) IaaS
11 309 (4.76%) Amazon S3
12 229 (3.53%) GitHub
13 178 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
14 160 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
15 147 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 135 (2.08%) Power Platform
17 131 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 119 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
19 110 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
20 104 (1.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 386 (5.95%) Firewall
2 242 (3.73%) DNS
3 182 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 179 (2.76%) WAN
5 150 (2.31%) VPN
6 148 (2.28%) LAN
7 143 (2.20%) DHCP
8 133 (2.05%) Network Security
9 122 (1.88%) SAN
10 108 (1.66%) Internet
11 74 (1.14%) HTTP
12 69 (1.06%) VoIP
13 67 (1.03%) Wireless
14 66 (1.02%) VLAN
15 53 (0.82%) Skype
16 46 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
17 43 (0.66%) NetScaler
18 42 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
19 32 (0.49%) SSL
20 31 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 564 (8.69%) MySQL
3 413 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 344 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
5 328 (5.05%) MongoDB
6 322 (4.96%) Big Data
7 286 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 268 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 247 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
10 203 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 197 (3.04%) Hadoop
12 130 (2.00%) Power BI
13 124 (1.91%) Redis
14 120 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
15 105 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 101 (1.56%) RDBMS
17 80 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
18 77 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 69 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
20 66 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,005 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 770 (11.86%) Jenkins
3 430 (6.63%) JIRA
4 253 (3.90%) Maven
5 222 (3.42%) Selenium
6 154 (2.37%) GitLab
7 146 (2.25%) Bitbucket
8 142 (2.19%) TeamCity
9 115 (1.77%) JUnit
10 113 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 112 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 102 (1.57%) Subversion
13 99 (1.53%) webpack
14 85 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
15 82 (1.26%) Cucumber
16 71 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 70 (1.08%) Visual Studio
18 69 (1.06%) gulp
19 61 (0.94%) Artifactory
19 61 (0.94%) SonarQube
General
1 960 (14.79%) Finance
2 313 (4.82%) Retail
3 197 (3.04%) Public Sector
4 170 (2.62%) Banking
5 128 (1.97%) Marketing
6 120 (1.85%) Games
7 109 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 102 (1.57%) Automotive
9 75 (1.16%) Legal
10 73 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 65 (1.00%) Law
12 52 (0.80%) Electronics
13 41 (0.63%) Advertising
14 23 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.34%) Local Government
16 21 (0.32%) Publishing
17 19 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.25%) Back Office
19 14 (0.22%) Billing
20 11 (0.17%) Police
Job Titles
1 2,061 (31.76%) Developer
2 804 (12.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 662 (10.20%) Architect
4 580 (8.94%) Senior Developer
5 481 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 410 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 397 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 386 (5.95%) .NET Developer
9 375 (5.78%) Software Developer
10 356 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
11 325 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 250 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 246 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
14 223 (3.44%) C# Developer
15 217 (3.34%) Consultant
16 207 (3.19%) Lead Developer
17 200 (3.08%) PHP Developer
18 199 (3.07%) Analyst
19 181 (2.79%) Cloud Architect
20 172 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,162 (17.90%) .NET
2 897 (13.82%) Web Services
3 814 (12.54%) AngularJS
4 813 (12.53%) HTML
5 791 (12.19%) Node.js
6 773 (11.91%) CSS
7 688 (10.60%) React
8 475 (7.32%) REST
9 411 (6.33%) ASP.NET
10 407 (6.27%) Spring
11 404 (6.22%) .NET Core
12 384 (5.92%) RESTful
13 295 (4.55%) Vue.js
14 264 (4.07%) HTML5
15 246 (3.79%) .NET Framework
16 234 (3.61%) Spring Boot
17 202 (3.11%) jQuery
17 202 (3.11%) JSON
18 200 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 191 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 504 (7.77%) Public Cloud
2 334 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 318 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 308 (4.75%) Data Centre
5 258 (3.98%) User Experience
6 247 (3.81%) Cloud Native
7 216 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 171 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 126 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 126 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
10 113 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 106 (1.63%) Algorithms
12 103 (1.59%) Private Cloud
13 79 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
14 71 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 69 (1.06%) Virtual Team
16 53 (0.82%) Clustering
17 51 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
18 50 (0.77%) Replication
19 34 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,500 (23.11%) Linux
2 1,113 (17.15%) Windows
3 511 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 291 (4.48%) Unix
5 181 (2.79%) Android
6 139 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 132 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 120 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
9 117 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 114 (1.76%) Windows 10
11 88 (1.36%) CentOS
12 85 (1.31%) Ubuntu
13 78 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 60 (0.92%) Debian
15 44 (0.68%) Windows 7
16 42 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
17 33 (0.51%) Mac OS
18 26 (0.40%) Windows 8
19 23 (0.35%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,640 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 2,102 (32.39%) DevOps
3 1,005 (15.49%) Software Engineering
4 863 (13.30%) TDD
5 859 (13.24%) Scrum
6 834 (12.85%) Microservices
7 766 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
8 750 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
9 624 (9.61%) Test Automation
10 528 (8.14%) MVC
11 500 (7.70%) Mentoring
12 473 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 439 (6.76%) BDD
14 425 (6.55%) Configuration Management
15 413 (6.36%) Analytics
16 377 (5.81%) ITIL
17 356 (5.49%) Computer Science
18 348 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
18 348 (5.36%) Migration
19 341 (5.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,641 (25.29%) JavaScript
2 1,578 (24.31%) Python
3 1,453 (22.39%) Java
4 1,307 (20.14%) C#
5 1,289 (19.86%) SQL
6 567 (8.74%) PHP
7 520 (8.01%) Bash Shell
8 474 (7.30%) PowerShell
9 318 (4.90%) Ruby
10 296 (4.56%) TypeScript
11 213 (3.28%) Go
12 191 (2.94%) C
12 191 (2.94%) Scala
13 190 (2.93%) C++
14 137 (2.11%) Java 8
15 130 (2.00%) Perl
16 110 (1.69%) T-SQL
17 90 (1.39%) Kotlin
17 90 (1.39%) Shell Script
18 81 (1.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 582 (8.97%) Degree
2 201 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 195 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 194 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 171 (2.63%) AWS Certification
6 139 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 127 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 120 (1.85%) CISSP
9 114 (1.76%) MCSE
10 75 (1.16%) CCNA
11 72 (1.11%) MCSA
12 61 (0.94%) DV Cleared
13 57 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 45 (0.69%) CISM
15 42 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
16 38 (0.59%) CCNP
17 35 (0.54%) ISTQB
18 34 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 31 (0.48%) CISA
20 30 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (4.35%) QA
2 148 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (1.31%) GDPR
4 83 (1.28%) SLA
5 80 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.48%) NIST
8 20 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.20%) COBIT
10 12 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 11 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.15%) NCSC
13 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.12%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 6 (0.092%) MISRA
16 5 (0.077%) ISO 31000
16 5 (0.077%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.077%) NIST 800
16 5 (0.077%) PMO
System Software
1 1,479 (22.79%) Docker
2 501 (7.72%) Active Directory
3 465 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 251 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 96 (1.48%) vSphere
6 74 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 58 (0.89%) XenApp
8 54 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.45%) HDFS
9 29 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 26 (0.40%) VMware NSX
11 25 (0.39%) KVM
12 24 (0.37%) Firmware
12 24 (0.37%) vCloud
13 23 (0.35%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
15 15 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (0.22%) Postfix
16 14 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
17 13 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,078 (16.61%) Kubernetes
2 811 (12.50%) Terraform
3 726 (11.19%) Ansible
4 520 (8.01%) Puppet
5 388 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (1.86%) SCCM
7 81 (1.25%) Packer
8 74 (1.14%) Grafana
9 68 (1.05%) Nagios
10 62 (0.96%) Kibana
11 59 (0.91%) Prometheus
12 58 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
13 49 (0.76%) SCOM
14 48 (0.74%) WSUS
15 46 (0.71%) logstash
16 42 (0.65%) Rancher
17 36 (0.55%) ZABBIX
18 28 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
19 26 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
20 25 (0.39%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,204 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 749 (11.54%) Google
3 696 (10.72%) VMware
4 384 (5.92%) Oracle
5 288 (4.44%) Cisco
6 183 (2.82%) Citrix
7 129 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 119 (1.83%) HP
8 119 (1.83%) IBM
9 114 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 103 (1.59%) Splunk
11 95 (1.46%) Tableau
12 88 (1.36%) Atlassian
13 81 (1.25%) SAP
14 70 (1.08%) New Relic
14 70 (1.08%) Veeam
15 67 (1.03%) Xamarin
16 66 (1.02%) NetApp
17 62 (0.96%) ServiceNow
18 50 (0.77%) Dell