Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 24 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +35
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 16,501 15,312 9,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.48% 8.89% 5.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.34% 37.52% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13,133 12,464 8,232
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 41,945 40,812 29,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.19% 23.71% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33,951 33,275 24,189
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +5.81% -2.27%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +9 15,506 £65,000 +8.33% 1,048
London +8 8,525 £72,500 +7.41% 552
UK excluding London +10 7,599 £52,500 - 541
South East +13 2,201 £55,000 - 118
North of England +9 1,876 £54,500 +9.00% 163
Midlands +21 1,146 £51,250 +2.50% 86
North West +7 1,076 £55,000 +10.00% 93
South West +12 934 £50,000 - 47
West Midlands +49 790 £53,000 +0.95% 46
East of England +1 746 £55,000 -4.35% 82
Yorkshire +5 704 £52,500 +3.96% 53
Scotland +2 524 £48,250 -3.50% 32
East Midlands +7 351 £47,500 -0.52% 40
Wales +5 145 £45,000 - 7
North East +1 97 £50,000 +6.38% 17
Northern Ireland +2 57 £50,000 +28.21% 6
Isle of Man +1 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 8,187 (49.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7,091 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
3 6,430 (38.97%) DevOps
4 5,267 (31.92%) Python
5 4,677 (28.34%) Linux
6 4,640 (28.12%) Java
7 4,597 (27.86%) Docker
8 3,487 (21.13%) JavaScript
9 3,410 (20.67%) SQL
10 3,188 (19.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3,141 (19.04%) Kubernetes
12 2,932 (17.77%) Finance
13 2,868 (17.38%) Ansible
14 2,815 (17.06%) C#
15 2,788 (16.90%) Software Engineering
15 2,788 (16.90%) Microservices
16 2,763 (16.74%) Web Services
17 2,747 (16.65%) Windows
18 2,711 (16.43%) Microsoft
19 2,651 (16.07%) .NET
20 2,586 (15.67%) Jenkins
21 2,501 (15.16%) Terraform
22 2,426 (14.70%) Git (software)
23 2,321 (14.07%) Google
24 2,270 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
25 2,194 (13.30%) Puppet
26 2,017 (12.22%) Scrum
27 1,900 (11.51%) Node.js
28 1,895 (11.48%) SQL Server
29 1,875 (11.36%) AngularJS

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
1 907 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 747 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 581 (3.52%) Apache
4 507 (3.07%) Confluence
5 333 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 313 (1.90%) IIS
7 309 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 275 (1.67%) OpenStack
9 245 (1.48%) nginx
10 210 (1.27%) Apache Pig
11 177 (1.07%) MS Exchange
12 175 (1.06%) CMS
13 152 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
14 142 (0.86%) WebSphere
15 135 (0.82%) JBoss
16 134 (0.81%) Skype for Business
17 121 (0.73%) Apache Solr
18 119 (0.72%) WebLogic
19 114 (0.69%) SAS
20 79 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 190 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (0.67%) Chatbot
3 79 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 52 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 33 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.079%) HipChat
7 13 (0.079%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.048%) Adobe XD
10 7 (0.042%) CINEMA 4D
11 6 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.036%) Maya
11 6 (0.036%) MODO
11 6 (0.036%) NUKE
11 6 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.024%) EngageOne
12 4 (0.024%) Sketch
13 3 (0.018%) InDesign
13 3 (0.018%) Weka
Business Applications
1 94 (0.57%) Magento
1 94 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 85 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 29 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 28 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
6 26 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 24 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 17 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
9 11 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.048%) Fredhopper
10 8 (0.048%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.048%) SAP GRC
11 7 (0.042%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.024%) Exstream
13 4 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.018%) Oracle BPM
14 3 (0.018%) Oracle ERP
14 3 (0.018%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8,187 (49.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,188 (19.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,465 (8.88%) Serverless
4 1,407 (8.53%) SaaS
5 1,061 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1,041 (6.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1,035 (6.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1,030 (6.24%) Amazon S3
9 975 (5.91%) Office 365
10 921 (5.58%) PaaS
11 862 (5.22%) IaaS
12 759 (4.60%) GitHub
13 726 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
14 448 (2.71%) Amazon ECS
15 444 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
16 425 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 405 (2.45%) OpenShift
18 370 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 254 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
20 252 (1.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1,090 (6.61%) Firewall
2 547 (3.31%) DNS
3 530 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 495 (3.00%) WAN
5 467 (2.83%) VPN
6 436 (2.64%) LAN
7 403 (2.44%) Internet
8 341 (2.07%) HTTP
9 313 (1.90%) Network Security
10 262 (1.59%) DHCP
11 254 (1.54%) SAN
12 189 (1.15%) Skype
13 174 (1.05%) VoIP
14 165 (1.00%) MPLS
15 149 (0.90%) VLAN
16 147 (0.89%) Wireless
17 139 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
18 109 (0.66%) BGP
19 101 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
20 98 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,895 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 1,425 (8.64%) NoSQL
3 1,406 (8.52%) Big Data
4 1,397 (8.47%) MySQL
5 1,018 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 943 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 890 (5.39%) Hadoop
8 744 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
9 722 (4.38%) Relational Database
10 669 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 621 (3.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 577 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
13 526 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 446 (2.70%) Redis
15 334 (2.02%) Apache Hive
16 299 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 292 (1.77%) HBase
18 259 (1.57%) RDBMS
19 247 (1.50%) Power BI
20 223 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2,586 (15.67%) Jenkins
2 2,426 (14.70%) Git (software)
3 1,143 (6.93%) JIRA
4 604 (3.66%) TeamCity
5 548 (3.32%) Selenium
6 535 (3.24%) Maven
7 492 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 446 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 437 (2.65%) GitLab
10 365 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 364 (2.21%) Bitbucket
12 361 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 325 (1.97%) Subversion
14 299 (1.81%) Visual Studio
15 240 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 234 (1.42%) Gradle
17 216 (1.31%) JUnit
18 207 (1.25%) Travis CI
19 187 (1.13%) Vagrant
20 179 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 2,932 (17.77%) Finance
2 943 (5.71%) Retail
3 783 (4.75%) Banking
4 538 (3.26%) Marketing
5 379 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 333 (2.02%) Law
7 270 (1.64%) Games
8 244 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 232 (1.41%) Front Office
10 178 (1.08%) Advertising
11 162 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 135 (0.82%) Electronics
13 131 (0.79%) Legal
14 125 (0.76%) Publishing
15 118 (0.72%) Automotive
16 64 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 54 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 52 (0.32%) Back Office
19 40 (0.24%) Retail Banking
20 39 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,282 (25.95%) Developer
2 2,529 (15.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,048 (12.41%) Architect
4 1,382 (8.38%) AWS Engineer
5 1,115 (6.76%) Software Engineer
6 1,101 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 1,047 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 941 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 827 (5.01%) .NET Developer
10 796 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
11 765 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
12 731 (4.43%) Consultant
13 667 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
14 654 (3.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 635 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 623 (3.78%) Senior DevOps
17 610 (3.70%) C# Developer
18 565 (3.42%) Data Engineer
19 528 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
20 511 (3.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,763 (16.74%) Web Services
2 2,651 (16.07%) .NET
3 1,900 (11.51%) Node.js
4 1,875 (11.36%) AngularJS
5 1,836 (11.13%) HTML
6 1,670 (10.12%) React
7 1,654 (10.02%) CSS
8 1,161 (7.04%) RESTful
9 1,122 (6.80%) Spring
10 1,012 (6.13%) REST
11 994 (6.02%) ASP.NET
12 872 (5.28%) Kafka
13 725 (4.39%) .NET Core
14 701 (4.25%) HTML5
15 585 (3.55%) Spring Boot
16 535 (3.24%) JSON
17 532 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 520 (3.15%) jQuery
19 511 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
20 491 (2.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,113 (6.75%) Public Cloud
2 913 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 838 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 765 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
5 720 (4.36%) User Experience
6 507 (3.07%) Cloud Native
7 497 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 458 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 444 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 370 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 369 (2.24%) Algorithms
12 311 (1.88%) Management Information System
13 294 (1.78%) Data Structures
14 291 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
15 254 (1.54%) Private Cloud
16 215 (1.30%) Hedge funds
17 183 (1.11%) Virtual Team
18 172 (1.04%) Replication
19 164 (0.99%) Derivative
20 160 (0.97%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4,677 (28.34%) Linux
2 2,747 (16.65%) Windows
3 1,041 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 944 (5.72%) Unix
5 400 (2.42%) CentOS
6 365 (2.21%) Android
7 360 (2.18%) Ubuntu
8 354 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 342 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 296 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 238 (1.44%) Windows 10
12 233 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 135 (0.82%) Windows 7
14 115 (0.70%) Debian
15 106 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 59 (0.36%) Windows 8
17 47 (0.28%) CoreOS
17 47 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 41 (0.25%) Fedora
19 37 (0.22%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,091 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 6,430 (38.97%) DevOps
3 2,788 (16.90%) Microservices
3 2,788 (16.90%) Software Engineering
4 2,270 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2,017 (12.22%) Scrum
6 1,861 (11.28%) TDD
7 1,624 (9.84%) Test Automation
8 1,438 (8.71%) Mentoring
9 1,407 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
10 1,403 (8.50%) Analytics
11 1,337 (8.10%) Configuration Management
12 1,226 (7.43%) Migration
13 1,224 (7.42%) Open Source
14 1,197 (7.25%) Computer Science
15 1,164 (7.05%) Continuous Delivery
16 1,156 (7.01%) MVC
17 1,152 (6.98%) Infrastructure as Code
18 1,125 (6.82%) Machine Learning
19 1,100 (6.67%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 5,267 (31.92%) Python
2 4,640 (28.12%) Java
3 3,487 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 3,410 (20.67%) SQL
5 2,815 (17.06%) C#
6 1,477 (8.95%) Bash Shell
7 1,278 (7.74%) PowerShell
8 1,225 (7.42%) Ruby
9 1,000 (6.06%) PHP
10 926 (5.61%) Scala
11 773 (4.68%) Go
12 636 (3.85%) C++
13 546 (3.31%) TypeScript
14 535 (3.24%) Perl
15 437 (2.65%) Java 8
16 435 (2.64%) Shell Script
17 347 (2.10%) T-SQL
18 340 (2.06%) ES6
19 327 (1.98%) C
20 245 (1.48%) R
Qualifications
1 1,665 (10.09%) Degree
2 556 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 471 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 447 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
5 393 (2.38%) AWS Certification
6 355 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 283 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 274 (1.66%) CISSP
9 226 (1.37%) CCNP
10 215 (1.30%) CCNA
11 198 (1.20%) MCSE
12 134 (0.81%) MCSA
13 119 (0.72%) Master's Degree
14 103 (0.62%) PhD
15 93 (0.56%) CISM
16 90 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
17 85 (0.52%) DV Cleared
18 81 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 78 (0.47%) CEH
20 69 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 771 (4.67%) QA
2 269 (1.63%) GDPR
3 229 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 150 (0.91%) SLA
5 148 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 101 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 86 (0.52%) NIST
8 54 (0.33%) COBIT
9 30 (0.18%) WAI
10 29 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 28 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 25 (0.15%) NCSC
13 22 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 20 (0.12%) PMO
15 18 (0.11%) HIPAA
16 16 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 13 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 12 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 10 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
19 10 (0.061%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4,597 (27.86%) Docker
2 1,107 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 1,053 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 630 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 251 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 196 (1.19%) vSphere
7 149 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 119 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 93 (0.56%) Apache Flume
10 83 (0.50%) XenApp
11 75 (0.45%) VirtualBox
12 64 (0.39%) HDFS
13 58 (0.35%) Varnish
14 51 (0.31%) VMware NSX
15 49 (0.30%) XenDesktop
16 48 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
17 43 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 41 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
19 39 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
20 34 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3,141 (19.04%) Kubernetes
2 2,868 (17.38%) Ansible
3 2,501 (15.16%) Terraform
4 2,194 (13.30%) Puppet
5 1,681 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
6 315 (1.91%) SCCM
7 311 (1.88%) Salt
8 306 (1.85%) Packer
9 267 (1.62%) Prometheus
10 257 (1.56%) Nagios
11 221 (1.34%) Grafana
12 215 (1.30%) Consul
13 212 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
14 191 (1.16%) Kibana
15 159 (0.96%) Oozie
16 113 (0.68%) Mesos
17 111 (0.67%) ZABBIX
18 109 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
19 106 (0.64%) SCOM
20 103 (0.62%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2,711 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 2,321 (14.07%) Google
3 1,580 (9.58%) VMware
4 975 (5.91%) Oracle
5 754 (4.57%) Cisco
6 436 (2.64%) Red Hat
7 378 (2.29%) Splunk
8 368 (2.23%) IBM
9 358 (2.17%) SAP
10 342 (2.07%) Tableau
11 338 (2.05%) Citrix
12 301 (1.82%) Cloudera
13 260 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
14 198 (1.20%) Atlassian
15 192 (1.16%) HP
16 180 (1.09%) New Relic
17 177 (1.07%) Informatica
18 167 (1.01%) Dell
19 140 (0.85%) Talend
20 134 (0.81%) Veeam