Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 48 81
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33 +80
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,075 9,181 7,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.50% 5.36% 3.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.55% 35.71% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12,407 7,773 6,061
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Amazon 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39,103 25,710 22,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.04% 15.01% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32,083 21,476 19,318
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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
England +24 14,171 £60,000 +4.35% 1,891
London +10 7,601 £67,500 +3.85% 1,013
UK excluding London +36 7,162 £52,500 +5.00% 952
South East +27 1,939 £55,000 +3.77% 243
North of England +36 1,850 £50,000 +11.11% 293
East of England +36 1,112 £60,000 +20.00% 128
North West +24 1,062 £50,000 +5.26% 167
Midlands +52 819 £50,000 - 109
South West +23 813 £50,000 - 105
Yorkshire +54 608 £52,500 - 102
Scotland +48 466 £50,000 +11.11% 39
East Midlands +55 446 £50,000 +11.11% 44
West Midlands +21 372 £51,500 -0.77% 65
North East +23 182 £46,750 +37.50% 24
Wales +9 136 £42,500 - 15
Northern Ireland +15 33 £39,000 -17.89% 20
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 6,775 (44.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,407 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5,905 (39.17%) DevOps
4 5,069 (33.63%) Linux
5 4,504 (29.88%) Java
6 4,476 (29.69%) Python
7 3,558 (23.60%) Docker
8 3,352 (22.24%) SQL
9 3,202 (21.24%) JavaScript
10 3,116 (20.67%) Web Services
11 2,864 (19.00%) Jenkins
12 2,748 (18.23%) Ansible
13 2,661 (17.65%) Puppet
14 2,635 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
15 2,591 (17.19%) Windows
16 2,576 (17.09%) TDD
17 2,535 (16.82%) Finance
18 2,510 (16.65%) Microsoft
19 2,446 (16.23%) Software Engineering
20 2,394 (15.88%) Microservices
21 2,387 (15.83%) Git (software)
22 2,379 (15.78%) C#
23 2,315 (15.36%) .NET
24 2,166 (14.37%) Opscode Chef
25 2,129 (14.12%) Google
26 1,883 (12.49%) SQL Server
27 1,863 (12.36%) HTML
28 1,836 (12.18%) Scrum
29 1,789 (11.87%) Ruby
30 1,788 (11.86%) NoSQL

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 865 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
2 836 (5.55%) Apache Spark
3 672 (4.46%) Apache
4 502 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 493 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 411 (2.73%) Confluence
7 329 (2.18%) nginx
8 298 (1.98%) IIS
9 241 (1.60%) CMS
10 231 (1.53%) SharePoint
11 225 (1.49%) JBoss
12 173 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 167 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 166 (1.10%) Apache Solr
15 146 (0.97%) MS Exchange
16 131 (0.87%) SAS
17 120 (0.80%) Ethereum
18 111 (0.74%) WebLogic
19 109 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 92 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 108 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 36 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.080%) SPSS
7 5 (0.033%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.027%) Stata
9 1 (0.007%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.007%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.007%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.007%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.007%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.007%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.007%) Maya
9 1 (0.007%) NUKE
9 1 (0.007%) Snagit
9 1 (0.007%) Weka
Business Applications
1 69 (0.46%) Magento
2 63 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 62 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 54 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 45 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 31 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 26 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 26 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 19 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (0.13%) Ripple
9 18 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
9 18 (0.12%) Front Arena
9 18 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 14 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.073%) Shopify
12 10 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
13 9 (0.060%) Ripple XRP
14 8 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
14 8 (0.053%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6,775 (44.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,594 (10.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,359 (9.01%) SaaS
4 1,063 (7.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1,012 (6.71%) IaaS
6 929 (6.16%) PaaS
7 862 (5.72%) Amazon S3
8 843 (5.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 810 (5.37%) Serverless
10 758 (5.03%) GitHub
11 700 (4.64%) Office 365
12 694 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
13 542 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
14 375 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 290 (1.92%) OpenShift
16 278 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 232 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
18 210 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 205 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
20 194 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 922 (6.12%) Firewall
2 700 (4.64%) DNS
3 574 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 496 (3.29%) VPN
5 478 (3.17%) WAN
6 425 (2.82%) HTTP
7 388 (2.57%) LAN
8 356 (2.36%) Internet
9 341 (2.26%) DHCP
10 338 (2.24%) SAN
11 306 (2.03%) Network Security
12 164 (1.09%) SSL
13 147 (0.98%) NAS
14 135 (0.90%) VLAN
15 131 (0.87%) Wireless
16 128 (0.85%) VoIP
17 114 (0.76%) MPLS
18 87 (0.58%) IPsec
19 80 (0.53%) BGP
19 80 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,883 (12.49%) SQL Server
2 1,788 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 1,696 (11.25%) MySQL
4 1,562 (10.36%) Big Data
5 1,420 (9.42%) MongoDB
6 965 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
7 903 (5.99%) Hadoop
8 779 (5.17%) Relational Database
9 706 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 487 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 479 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
12 475 (3.15%) Redis
13 403 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
14 398 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
15 343 (2.28%) RDBMS
16 265 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 233 (1.55%) Apache Hive
18 226 (1.50%) HBase
19 214 (1.42%) Blockchain
20 191 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2,864 (19.00%) Jenkins
2 2,387 (15.83%) Git (software)
3 991 (6.57%) JIRA
4 831 (5.51%) TeamCity
5 642 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 632 (4.19%) Selenium
7 615 (4.08%) Maven
8 474 (3.14%) Subversion
9 455 (3.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 428 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 414 (2.75%) Vagrant
12 381 (2.53%) Visual Studio
13 342 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 311 (2.06%) JUnit
15 265 (1.76%) Gradle
16 260 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
17 245 (1.63%) Bitbucket
18 218 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
19 209 (1.39%) gulp
20 189 (1.25%) Mocha
General
1 2,535 (16.82%) Finance
2 850 (5.64%) Retail
3 719 (4.77%) Banking
4 564 (3.74%) Marketing
5 409 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 394 (2.61%) Games
7 315 (2.09%) Advertising
8 202 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 171 (1.13%) Publishing
10 163 (1.08%) Law
11 155 (1.03%) Electronics
12 150 (1.00%) Legal
13 109 (0.72%) Front Office
14 95 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 76 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 55 (0.36%) Automotive
16 55 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 51 (0.34%) Back Office
17 51 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 46 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,337 (28.77%) Developer
2 2,450 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,665 (11.04%) Architect
4 1,288 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 1,071 (7.10%) AWS Engineer
6 1,068 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 904 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 901 (5.98%) Software Engineer
9 801 (5.31%) AWS DevOps
10 788 (5.23%) .NET Developer
11 724 (4.80%) Consultant
12 657 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
13 612 (4.06%) Cloud Architect
14 594 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 551 (3.66%) C# Developer
16 526 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
17 518 (3.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 511 (3.39%) Software Developer
19 474 (3.14%) Java Engineer
20 438 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,116 (20.67%) Web Services
2 2,315 (15.36%) .NET
3 1,863 (12.36%) HTML
4 1,760 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 1,730 (11.48%) Node.js
6 1,644 (10.91%) CSS
7 1,360 (9.02%) RESTful
8 1,232 (8.17%) React
9 1,203 (7.98%) REST
10 1,091 (7.24%) Spring
11 889 (5.90%) ASP.NET
12 820 (5.44%) HTML5
13 596 (3.95%) JSON
14 581 (3.85%) jQuery
15 572 (3.79%) Kafka
16 536 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 521 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 513 (3.40%) CSS3
19 474 (3.14%) .NET Framework
20 451 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,194 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 967 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 915 (6.07%) Public Cloud
4 829 (5.50%) Fintech
5 820 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
6 666 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
7 627 (4.16%) User Experience
8 486 (3.22%) Mobile App
9 415 (2.75%) Private Cloud
10 375 (2.49%) Algorithms
11 371 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
12 365 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
13 283 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
14 264 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
15 258 (1.71%) Management Information System
16 197 (1.31%) Cloud Native
17 196 (1.30%) Clustering
18 176 (1.17%) Data Structures
19 169 (1.12%) Replication
20 116 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5,069 (33.63%) Linux
2 2,591 (17.19%) Windows
3 974 (6.46%) Unix
4 934 (6.20%) Windows Server
5 511 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 420 (2.79%) CentOS
7 370 (2.45%) Android
8 323 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 312 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 309 (2.05%) Ubuntu
11 266 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 147 (0.98%) Debian
13 124 (0.82%) Windows 7
14 122 (0.81%) Windows 10
15 97 (0.64%) CoreOS
16 92 (0.61%) Mac OS X
17 76 (0.50%) Solaris
18 65 (0.43%) VMS
19 55 (0.36%) Mac OS
20 42 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,407 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5,905 (39.17%) DevOps
3 2,635 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
4 2,576 (17.09%) TDD
5 2,446 (16.23%) Software Engineering
6 2,394 (15.88%) Microservices
7 1,836 (12.18%) Scrum
8 1,516 (10.06%) Configuration Management
9 1,492 (9.90%) Test Automation
10 1,340 (8.89%) Open Source
11 1,324 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
12 1,293 (8.58%) MVC
13 1,283 (8.51%) BDD
14 1,191 (7.90%) Analytics
15 1,131 (7.50%) E-Commerce
16 1,046 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 1,014 (6.73%) Machine Learning
18 957 (6.35%) Migration
19 956 (6.34%) ITIL
20 891 (5.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4,504 (29.88%) Java
2 4,476 (29.69%) Python
3 3,352 (22.24%) SQL
4 3,202 (21.24%) JavaScript
5 2,379 (15.78%) C#
6 1,789 (11.87%) Ruby
7 1,390 (9.22%) Bash Shell
8 1,257 (8.34%) PowerShell
9 1,070 (7.10%) PHP
10 974 (6.46%) Scala
11 636 (4.22%) Perl
12 613 (4.07%) Java 8
13 533 (3.54%) Go
14 503 (3.34%) C++
15 445 (2.95%) Shell Script
16 333 (2.21%) R
17 314 (2.08%) ES6
18 268 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 264 (1.75%) TypeScript
20 243 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,531 (10.16%) Degree
2 586 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 385 (2.55%) AWS Certification
4 369 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 358 (2.37%) Security Cleared
6 302 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 243 (1.61%) MCSE
8 179 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 161 (1.07%) CCNP
10 152 (1.01%) CCNA
10 152 (1.01%) CISSP
11 142 (0.94%) PhD
12 122 (0.81%) CISM
13 120 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 112 (0.74%) Master's Degree
15 106 (0.70%) CCIE
16 90 (0.60%) MCP
16 90 (0.60%) MCSA
17 88 (0.58%) PMP
18 75 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 744 (4.94%) QA
2 496 (3.29%) GCP
3 253 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 161 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 152 (1.01%) GDPR
6 120 (0.80%) SLA
7 110 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 50 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 45 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 33 (0.22%) COBIT
11 30 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 27 (0.18%) PMO
13 13 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.086%) WAI
14 12 (0.080%) PSD2
15 7 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.040%) Solvency II
17 5 (0.033%) MiFID
18 4 (0.027%) DICOM
System Software
1 3,558 (23.60%) Docker
2 1,111 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,024 (6.79%) Active Directory
4 503 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 238 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 230 (1.53%) vSphere
7 156 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 141 (0.94%) HDFS
9 110 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 107 (0.71%) VMware NSX
11 96 (0.64%) Apache Flume
12 92 (0.61%) XenApp
13 79 (0.52%) Xen
14 76 (0.50%) VirtualBox
15 63 (0.42%) KVM
16 56 (0.37%) XenDesktop
17 55 (0.36%) LXC
18 48 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 42 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
20 39 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,748 (18.23%) Ansible
2 2,661 (17.65%) Puppet
3 2,166 (14.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1,725 (11.44%) Kubernetes
5 1,616 (10.72%) Terraform
6 384 (2.55%) Nagios
7 328 (2.18%) Packer
8 259 (1.72%) Salt
9 235 (1.56%) Kibana
10 214 (1.42%) SCCM
11 208 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
12 151 (1.00%) logstash
13 146 (0.97%) ZABBIX
14 145 (0.96%) Consul
15 117 (0.78%) Mesos
15 117 (0.78%) Prometheus
16 107 (0.71%) SCOM
17 99 (0.66%) Grafana
18 97 (0.64%) HAProxy
18 97 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2,510 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 2,129 (14.12%) Google
3 1,697 (11.26%) VMware
4 1,160 (7.69%) Oracle
5 704 (4.67%) Cisco
6 674 (4.47%) Red Hat
7 521 (3.46%) Splunk
8 476 (3.16%) Citrix
9 356 (2.36%) IBM
10 334 (2.22%) SAP
11 263 (1.74%) New Relic
12 247 (1.64%) HP
13 238 (1.58%) Tableau
14 229 (1.52%) AppDynamics
15 215 (1.43%) Atlassian
16 210 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
17 206 (1.37%) NetApp
18 197 (1.31%) F5
19 165 (1.09%) Cloudera
20 156 (1.03%) Sitecore