Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 30 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 +53
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,921 12,702 8,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.01% 7.09% 4.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.75% 36.56% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12,700 10,571 7,197
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +0.84% +8.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.50% - -

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 39,070 34,747 24,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 19.39% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31,173 28,711 20,565
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +11 14,942 £62,500 +4.17% 2,423
London +11 8,223 £70,000 +7.69% 1,238
UK excluding London +22 7,360 £54,750 +9.50% 1,320
South East +12 2,000 £55,000 - 321
North of England +28 1,935 £52,500 +10.53% 378
North West +23 1,106 £55,000 +15.79% 201
South West +10 992 £52,500 +6.06% 155
Midlands +29 955 £55,000 +10.00% 211
East of England +22 822 £55,000 -4.35% 120
Yorkshire +36 681 £50,000 - 121
West Midlands +49 604 £55,000 +10.00% 121
Scotland +14 395 £50,000 - 72
East Midlands +16 346 £55,000 +10.00% 90
Wales +20 265 £47,500 -3.14% 47
North East +19 153 £47,500 +5.56% 56
Northern Ireland -14 58 £50,000 +28.21% 16
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7,873 (49.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,834 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6,078 (38.18%) DevOps
4 4,759 (29.89%) Python
5 4,734 (29.73%) Linux
6 4,720 (29.65%) Java
7 3,981 (25.00%) Docker
8 3,771 (23.69%) SQL
9 3,379 (21.22%) JavaScript
10 3,123 (19.62%) Web Services
11 2,979 (18.71%) Finance
12 2,800 (17.59%) Windows
13 2,776 (17.44%) Microservices
14 2,752 (17.29%) Ansible
15 2,734 (17.17%) Jenkins
16 2,638 (16.57%) Microsoft
17 2,615 (16.42%) C#
18 2,521 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
19 2,500 (15.70%) Google Cloud Platform
20 2,488 (15.63%) Software Engineering
21 2,473 (15.53%) Kubernetes
22 2,371 (14.89%) Git (software)
23 2,299 (14.44%) Google
24 2,289 (14.38%) .NET
25 2,282 (14.33%) Puppet
26 2,089 (13.12%) SQL Server
27 2,075 (13.03%) TDD
28 1,926 (12.10%) HTML
29 1,888 (11.86%) Terraform
30 1,885 (11.84%) Degree

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
1 854 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 787 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
3 689 (4.33%) Apache
4 460 (2.89%) Confluence
5 357 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 356 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 324 (2.04%) IIS
8 315 (1.98%) nginx
9 310 (1.95%) OpenStack
10 299 (1.88%) CMS
11 287 (1.80%) MS Exchange
12 226 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 150 (0.94%) Apache Pig
14 149 (0.94%) JBoss
15 147 (0.92%) Apache Solr
16 126 (0.79%) Ethereum
17 123 (0.77%) WebSphere
18 122 (0.77%) Skype for Business
19 112 (0.70%) WebLogic
20 102 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 226 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 127 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 74 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 49 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 41 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.088%) SPSS
10 10 (0.063%) Snapchat
11 7 (0.044%) Maya
12 6 (0.038%) Stata
13 5 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.025%) InDesign
15 3 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 3 (0.019%) Camtasia
15 3 (0.019%) FrameMaker
15 3 (0.019%) HipChat
16 2 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 57 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 56 (0.35%) Magento
5 30 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 27 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 25 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 24 (0.15%) Ripple
9 21 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
9 21 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
10 18 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 17 (0.11%) Front Arena
12 12 (0.075%) Markit EDM
12 12 (0.075%) Relativity
12 12 (0.075%) SAP S/4HANA
13 11 (0.069%) SAP ERP
14 9 (0.057%) Bloomberg AIM
14 9 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
14 9 (0.057%) Exstream
14 9 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7,873 (49.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,500 (15.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,299 (8.16%) SaaS
4 1,016 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1,003 (6.30%) Serverless
6 1,001 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
7 938 (5.89%) Office 365
8 918 (5.77%) PaaS
9 885 (5.56%) Amazon S3
10 850 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
11 736 (4.62%) IaaS
12 705 (4.43%) AWS Lambda
13 673 (4.23%) GitHub
14 408 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 338 (2.12%) OpenShift
16 313 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
17 301 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 263 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
19 237 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
20 229 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,098 (6.90%) Firewall
2 700 (4.40%) DNS
3 544 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 484 (3.04%) VPN
5 434 (2.73%) Internet
6 430 (2.70%) HTTP
7 420 (2.64%) WAN
8 374 (2.35%) LAN
9 315 (1.98%) Network Security
10 296 (1.86%) SAN
11 273 (1.71%) DHCP
12 188 (1.18%) Wireless
13 165 (1.04%) SSL
14 153 (0.96%) VLAN
15 121 (0.76%) Skype
15 121 (0.76%) VoIP
16 116 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
17 114 (0.72%) Unified Communications
18 110 (0.69%) MPLS
19 94 (0.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,089 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 1,805 (11.34%) NoSQL
3 1,483 (9.31%) MySQL
4 1,446 (9.08%) Big Data
5 1,187 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 1,017 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
7 941 (5.91%) Hadoop
8 820 (5.15%) Relational Database
9 772 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
10 649 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 602 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 569 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
13 507 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
14 405 (2.54%) RDBMS
15 397 (2.49%) Redis
16 338 (2.12%) Apache Hive
17 276 (1.73%) Blockchain
18 269 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 255 (1.60%) HBase
20 180 (1.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,734 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 2,371 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 1,116 (7.01%) JIRA
4 863 (5.42%) TeamCity
5 739 (4.64%) Maven
6 697 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 692 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 635 (3.99%) Selenium
9 447 (2.81%) Subversion
10 425 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 403 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 354 (2.22%) Visual Studio
13 339 (2.13%) Vagrant
14 275 (1.73%) Gradle
15 263 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
16 245 (1.54%) JUnit
17 232 (1.46%) GitLab
18 215 (1.35%) Bitbucket
19 201 (1.26%) gulp
20 198 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2,979 (18.71%) Finance
2 796 (5.00%) Banking
3 778 (4.89%) Retail
4 571 (3.59%) Marketing
5 346 (2.17%) Games
6 326 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 295 (1.85%) Law
8 200 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 197 (1.24%) Advertising
10 174 (1.09%) Electronics
11 166 (1.04%) Front Office
12 134 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 134 (0.84%) Legal
13 113 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 113 (0.71%) Publishing
14 78 (0.49%) Military
15 72 (0.45%) Automotive
16 60 (0.38%) Back Office
17 47 (0.30%) Billing
18 45 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,243 (26.65%) Developer
2 2,445 (15.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,228 (13.99%) Architect
4 1,126 (7.07%) Java Developer
5 1,105 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 1,038 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
7 1,027 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 817 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 805 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
10 773 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 714 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
12 663 (4.16%) AWS DevOps
13 605 (3.80%) Consultant
14 601 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 571 (3.59%) C# Developer
16 519 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
17 504 (3.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 504 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
18 484 (3.04%) AWS Architect
19 464 (2.91%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,123 (19.62%) Web Services
2 2,289 (14.38%) .NET
3 1,926 (12.10%) HTML
4 1,717 (10.78%) CSS
5 1,711 (10.75%) AngularJS
6 1,618 (10.16%) Node.js
7 1,368 (8.59%) React
8 1,203 (7.56%) Spring
9 1,146 (7.20%) RESTful
10 1,120 (7.03%) REST
11 833 (5.23%) ASP.NET
12 747 (4.69%) HTML5
13 691 (4.34%) Kafka
14 636 (3.99%) jQuery
15 604 (3.79%) Spring Boot
16 510 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 488 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 468 (2.94%) .NET Core
19 465 (2.92%) .NET Framework
20 464 (2.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,029 (6.46%) Public Cloud
2 1,024 (6.43%) Fintech
3 924 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 858 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 856 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
6 654 (4.11%) User Experience
7 494 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 483 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 476 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
10 377 (2.37%) Mobile App
11 371 (2.33%) Cloud Native
12 370 (2.32%) Management Information System
13 351 (2.20%) Algorithms
14 332 (2.09%) Private Cloud
15 317 (1.99%) Hedge funds
16 283 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
17 195 (1.22%) Data Structures
18 178 (1.12%) Replication
19 166 (1.04%) Virtual Team
20 137 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4,734 (29.73%) Linux
2 2,800 (17.59%) Windows
3 976 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 931 (5.85%) Unix
5 471 (2.96%) CentOS
6 462 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 379 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 347 (2.18%) Ubuntu
9 319 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 256 (1.61%) Android
11 235 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 226 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 154 (0.97%) Debian
14 141 (0.89%) Windows 7
15 92 (0.58%) VMS
16 84 (0.53%) Solaris
17 76 (0.48%) Mac OS X
18 75 (0.47%) Windows 8
19 69 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 65 (0.41%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,834 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6,078 (38.18%) DevOps
3 2,776 (17.44%) Microservices
4 2,521 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
5 2,488 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 2,075 (13.03%) TDD
7 1,838 (11.54%) Scrum
8 1,551 (9.74%) Test Automation
9 1,512 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
10 1,426 (8.96%) Configuration Management
11 1,351 (8.49%) Open Source
12 1,316 (8.27%) Analytics
13 1,289 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 1,248 (7.84%) Computer Science
15 1,183 (7.43%) Mentoring
16 1,172 (7.36%) MVC
17 1,094 (6.87%) BDD
18 996 (6.26%) Migration
19 903 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
20 899 (5.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4,759 (29.89%) Python
2 4,720 (29.65%) Java
3 3,771 (23.69%) SQL
4 3,379 (21.22%) JavaScript
5 2,615 (16.42%) C#
6 1,510 (9.48%) Bash Shell
7 1,439 (9.04%) Ruby
8 1,303 (8.18%) PowerShell
9 940 (5.90%) Scala
10 913 (5.73%) PHP
11 801 (5.03%) Go
12 651 (4.09%) Perl
13 640 (4.02%) Java 8
14 582 (3.66%) C++
15 434 (2.73%) T-SQL
16 414 (2.60%) Shell Script
17 370 (2.32%) C
18 328 (2.06%) ES6
19 299 (1.88%) TypeScript
20 232 (1.46%) R
Qualifications
1 1,885 (11.84%) Degree
2 678 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 414 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 401 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 394 (2.47%) AWS Certification
6 382 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 315 (1.98%) CISSP
8 276 (1.73%) MCSE
9 244 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 178 (1.12%) MCSA
11 158 (0.99%) Master's Degree
12 138 (0.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 129 (0.81%) CCNP
14 115 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 114 (0.72%) CCNA
16 111 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
17 110 (0.69%) CISM
18 107 (0.67%) PhD
19 81 (0.51%) SSCP
20 77 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 741 (4.65%) QA
2 336 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 252 (1.58%) GDPR
4 200 (1.26%) SLA
5 130 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 91 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 72 (0.45%) PMO
8 47 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 35 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 20 (0.13%) COBIT
12 17 (0.11%) SAS 70
13 16 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 13 (0.082%) MiFID
15 11 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 9 (0.057%) IFRS
16 9 (0.057%) PA-DSS
17 8 (0.050%) PMBOK
18 7 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 7 (0.044%) GAMP
System Software
1 3,981 (25.00%) Docker
2 1,412 (8.87%) Active Directory
3 1,130 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 576 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 275 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
6 240 (1.51%) vSphere
7 143 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 114 (0.72%) XenApp
9 109 (0.68%) HDFS
10 89 (0.56%) Apache Flume
11 88 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 83 (0.52%) VirtualBox
13 74 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 72 (0.45%) XenDesktop
15 70 (0.44%) NFS
16 69 (0.43%) VMware NSX
17 67 (0.42%) Xen
18 60 (0.38%) KVM
19 44 (0.28%) Firmware
20 40 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,752 (17.29%) Ansible
2 2,473 (15.53%) Kubernetes
3 2,282 (14.33%) Puppet
4 1,888 (11.86%) Terraform
5 1,868 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
6 401 (2.52%) Salt
7 329 (2.07%) Packer
8 301 (1.89%) Nagios
9 282 (1.77%) SCCM
10 279 (1.75%) Prometheus
11 271 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
12 263 (1.65%) Grafana
13 231 (1.45%) Kibana
14 221 (1.39%) Consul
15 189 (1.19%) ZABBIX
16 172 (1.08%) Graphite
17 133 (0.84%) Oozie
18 119 (0.75%) Mesos
19 106 (0.67%) logstash
20 102 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2,638 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 2,299 (14.44%) Google
3 1,695 (10.65%) VMware
4 953 (5.99%) Oracle
5 703 (4.42%) Cisco
6 650 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 458 (2.88%) Citrix
8 416 (2.61%) Splunk
9 406 (2.55%) IBM
10 364 (2.29%) SAP
11 295 (1.85%) New Relic
12 286 (1.80%) Tableau
13 261 (1.64%) Atlassian
14 240 (1.51%) HP
15 204 (1.28%) Cloudera
16 187 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
17 181 (1.14%) NetApp
18 155 (0.97%) Hortonworks
19 154 (0.97%) Dell
20 149 (0.94%) AppDynamics