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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 41 75
Rank change year-on-year +17 +34 +68
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,284 9,880 7,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.89% 5.74% 3.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.24% 35.58% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12,427 8,186 6,455
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 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
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 38,952 27,766 23,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.66% 16.15% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 31,715 23,016 19,716
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +8.05% -1.14% +3.53%

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 June 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 June 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 +17 14,354 £60,000 +4.35% 2,054
London +11 7,738 £67,500 +3.85% 1,114
UK excluding London +33 7,240 £52,500 +5.00% 1,054
South East +22 1,959 £55,000 +4.76% 276
North of England +33 1,928 £50,000 +11.11% 290
East of England +33 1,134 £57,500 +15.00% 138
North West +24 1,069 £50,000 +11.11% 172
Midlands +50 794 £50,000 +5.26% 110
South West +14 765 £50,000 - 125
Yorkshire +42 692 £52,000 +4.00% 98
Scotland +52 486 £50,000 - 65
East Midlands +56 404 £47,750 -2.05% 46
West Midlands +29 387 £52,500 +10.53% 64
North East +10 168 £47,000 +44.62% 20
Wales +10 163 £45,000 +5.56% 32
Northern Ireland +7 26 £39,000 -17.89% 18
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 7,114 (46.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,646 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6,009 (39.32%) DevOps
4 5,082 (33.25%) Linux
5 4,493 (29.40%) Java
6 4,389 (28.72%) Python
7 3,695 (24.18%) Docker
8 3,497 (22.88%) SQL
9 3,276 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 3,098 (20.27%) Web Services
11 2,938 (19.22%) Jenkins
12 2,829 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
13 2,762 (18.07%) Ansible
14 2,695 (17.63%) Finance
15 2,681 (17.54%) Windows
16 2,601 (17.02%) Puppet
17 2,567 (16.80%) TDD
18 2,539 (16.61%) Microsoft
19 2,532 (16.57%) Software Engineering
20 2,489 (16.29%) Git (software)
21 2,455 (16.06%) Microservices
22 2,410 (15.77%) C#
23 2,373 (15.53%) .NET
24 2,147 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
25 2,127 (13.92%) Google
26 1,970 (12.89%) SQL Server
27 1,897 (12.41%) Scrum
28 1,851 (12.11%) AngularJS
29 1,849 (12.10%) HTML
30 1,848 (12.09%) 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
1 829 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
2 761 (4.98%) Apache Spark
3 669 (4.38%) Apache
4 553 (3.62%) Tomcat
5 455 (2.98%) Confluence
6 445 (2.91%) OpenStack
7 335 (2.19%) IIS
8 265 (1.73%) CMS
9 263 (1.72%) nginx
10 252 (1.65%) SharePoint
11 245 (1.60%) JBoss
12 185 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 176 (1.15%) MS Exchange
14 159 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
15 158 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 151 (0.99%) Ethereum
17 141 (0.92%) WebLogic
18 121 (0.79%) SAS
19 115 (0.75%) WordPress
20 108 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 120 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 27 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 13 (0.085%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.052%) Stata
10 5 (0.033%) SPSS
11 2 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.013%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.013%) Maya
12 1 (0.007%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.007%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.007%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.007%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.007%) Simulink
12 1 (0.007%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.007%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 71 (0.46%) Magento
4 46 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 38 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 36 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
7 24 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 24 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 24 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 23 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 23 (0.15%) Ripple
9 22 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 18 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.11%) Documaker
11 17 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
13 12 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
14 11 (0.072%) NetSuite
14 11 (0.072%) SDL Web 8
15 10 (0.065%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7,114 (46.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,697 (11.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,396 (9.13%) SaaS
4 1,060 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
5 971 (6.35%) IaaS
6 909 (5.95%) PaaS
7 893 (5.84%) Serverless
8 883 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 875 (5.72%) Amazon S3
10 810 (5.30%) GitHub
11 727 (4.76%) Office 365
12 661 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
13 603 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
14 421 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 303 (1.98%) OpenShift
16 286 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 237 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
17 237 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
18 204 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 186 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 974 (6.37%) Firewall
2 789 (5.16%) DNS
3 564 (3.69%) TCP/IP
4 494 (3.23%) VPN
5 456 (2.98%) HTTP
6 453 (2.96%) WAN
7 387 (2.53%) LAN
8 374 (2.45%) Internet
9 371 (2.43%) SAN
10 350 (2.29%) DHCP
11 314 (2.05%) Network Security
12 172 (1.13%) Wireless
13 164 (1.07%) NAS
14 163 (1.07%) SSL
15 151 (0.99%) VLAN
16 141 (0.92%) MPLS
17 132 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
18 120 (0.79%) VoIP
19 109 (0.71%) IPsec
19 109 (0.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,970 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 1,848 (12.09%) NoSQL
3 1,672 (10.94%) MySQL
4 1,519 (9.94%) Big Data
5 1,416 (9.26%) MongoDB
6 1,007 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
7 848 (5.55%) Hadoop
8 828 (5.42%) Relational Database
9 671 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 542 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
11 514 (3.36%) Redis
12 503 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 402 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
14 398 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 378 (2.47%) RDBMS
16 289 (1.89%) Blockchain
17 243 (1.59%) Apache Hive
18 228 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 208 (1.36%) HBase
20 170 (1.11%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2,938 (19.22%) Jenkins
2 2,489 (16.29%) Git (software)
3 1,059 (6.93%) JIRA
4 890 (5.82%) TeamCity
5 680 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 672 (4.40%) Selenium
7 632 (4.14%) Maven
8 549 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 468 (3.06%) Subversion
10 464 (3.04%) Vagrant
11 417 (2.73%) Cucumber
12 373 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 363 (2.38%) Visual Studio
14 300 (1.96%) JUnit
15 274 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
16 269 (1.76%) Gradle
17 257 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
18 233 (1.52%) Mocha
19 229 (1.50%) Bitbucket
20 220 (1.44%) gulp
General
1 2,695 (17.63%) Finance
2 885 (5.79%) Retail
3 772 (5.05%) Banking
4 582 (3.81%) Marketing
5 415 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 368 (2.41%) Games
7 313 (2.05%) Advertising
8 194 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 155 (1.01%) Law
10 146 (0.96%) Publishing
11 143 (0.94%) Front Office
12 137 (0.90%) Legal
13 128 (0.84%) Electronics
14 101 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 80 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 69 (0.45%) Back Office
17 63 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 46 (0.30%) Automotive
19 42 (0.27%) German Language
20 38 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,405 (28.82%) Developer
2 2,443 (15.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,771 (11.59%) Architect
4 1,280 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 1,081 (7.07%) AWS Engineer
6 1,080 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 945 (6.18%) Software Engineer
8 877 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
9 848 (5.55%) .NET Developer
10 800 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
11 707 (4.63%) Consultant
12 653 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
13 634 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
14 610 (3.99%) C# Developer
15 586 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 532 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
17 529 (3.46%) Software Developer
18 485 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 478 (3.13%) Java Engineer
19 478 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,098 (20.27%) Web Services
2 2,373 (15.53%) .NET
3 1,851 (12.11%) AngularJS
4 1,849 (12.10%) HTML
5 1,671 (10.93%) CSS
6 1,646 (10.77%) Node.js
7 1,377 (9.01%) RESTful
8 1,318 (8.62%) React
9 1,217 (7.96%) REST
10 1,109 (7.26%) Spring
11 858 (5.61%) ASP.NET
12 801 (5.24%) HTML5
13 610 (3.99%) Kafka
14 589 (3.85%) JSON
15 563 (3.68%) jQuery
16 523 (3.42%) CSS3
17 522 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 516 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 511 (3.34%) .NET Framework
20 453 (2.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,188 (7.77%) Computer Science
2 968 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 914 (5.98%) Public Cloud
4 851 (5.57%) Fintech
5 833 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 650 (4.25%) User Experience
7 642 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
8 484 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 442 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
10 423 (2.77%) Private Cloud
11 383 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
12 312 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
13 305 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
14 304 (1.99%) Algorithms
15 260 (1.70%) Management Information System
16 223 (1.46%) Cloud Native
17 194 (1.27%) Clustering
18 185 (1.21%) Replication
19 162 (1.06%) Data Structures
20 139 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5,082 (33.25%) Linux
2 2,681 (17.54%) Windows
3 968 (6.33%) Windows Server
4 949 (6.21%) Unix
5 572 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 439 (2.87%) CentOS
7 330 (2.16%) Android
8 327 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 315 (2.06%) Ubuntu
10 295 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 245 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 144 (0.94%) Debian
13 122 (0.80%) Windows 10
14 107 (0.70%) Windows 7
15 101 (0.66%) Solaris
16 89 (0.58%) VMS
17 88 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 76 (0.50%) CoreOS
19 55 (0.36%) Mac OS
20 51 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,646 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6,009 (39.32%) DevOps
3 2,829 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
4 2,567 (16.80%) TDD
5 2,532 (16.57%) Software Engineering
6 2,455 (16.06%) Microservices
7 1,897 (12.41%) Scrum
8 1,548 (10.13%) Test Automation
9 1,508 (9.87%) Configuration Management
10 1,415 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
11 1,300 (8.51%) MVC
12 1,239 (8.11%) BDD
13 1,225 (8.01%) Open Source
14 1,183 (7.74%) Analytics
15 1,102 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 957 (6.26%) E-Commerce
17 954 (6.24%) ITIL
18 950 (6.22%) Machine Learning
19 944 (6.18%) Mentoring
20 874 (5.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4,493 (29.40%) Java
2 4,389 (28.72%) Python
3 3,497 (22.88%) SQL
4 3,276 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2,410 (15.77%) C#
6 1,622 (10.61%) Ruby
7 1,405 (9.19%) Bash Shell
8 1,341 (8.77%) PowerShell
9 1,043 (6.82%) PHP
10 935 (6.12%) Scala
11 665 (4.35%) Java 8
12 602 (3.94%) Perl
13 600 (3.93%) Go
14 480 (3.14%) C++
15 410 (2.68%) Shell Script
16 368 (2.41%) ES6
17 314 (2.05%) TypeScript
18 306 (2.00%) R
19 302 (1.98%) T-SQL
20 240 (1.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1,586 (10.38%) Degree
2 601 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 428 (2.80%) AWS Certification
4 375 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 366 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 345 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 262 (1.71%) MCSE
8 195 (1.28%) CCNP
9 180 (1.18%) SC Cleared
10 178 (1.16%) CCNA
11 154 (1.01%) CISSP
12 148 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 129 (0.84%) CCIE
13 129 (0.84%) Master's Degree
14 113 (0.74%) CISM
15 103 (0.67%) PhD
16 94 (0.62%) MCP
16 94 (0.62%) MCSA
17 79 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
18 68 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 777 (5.08%) QA
2 596 (3.90%) GCP
3 236 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 182 (1.19%) GDPR
5 152 (0.99%) SLA
6 144 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 104 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 43 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 40 (0.26%) COBIT
9 40 (0.26%) PMO
10 39 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 25 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.079%) PSD2
15 10 (0.065%) MiFID
15 10 (0.065%) WAI
16 9 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.046%) GPG13
18 5 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3,695 (24.18%) Docker
2 1,149 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 1,149 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 513 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 284 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
5 250 (1.64%) vSphere
6 182 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 153 (1.00%) HDFS
8 128 (0.84%) VMware NSX
9 122 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 112 (0.73%) VirtualBox
11 100 (0.65%) Apache Flume
12 99 (0.65%) Xen
13 96 (0.63%) XenApp
14 78 (0.51%) KVM
15 65 (0.43%) XenDesktop
16 50 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
17 48 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 46 (0.30%) iptables
19 44 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2,762 (18.07%) Ansible
2 2,601 (17.02%) Puppet
3 2,147 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1,813 (11.86%) Kubernetes
5 1,728 (11.31%) Terraform
6 405 (2.65%) Nagios
7 291 (1.90%) Packer
8 281 (1.84%) Salt
9 245 (1.60%) SCCM
10 235 (1.54%) Kibana
11 230 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
12 167 (1.09%) ZABBIX
13 149 (0.97%) Consul
14 138 (0.90%) Prometheus
15 133 (0.87%) Grafana
16 122 (0.80%) SCOM
17 115 (0.75%) Graphite
18 114 (0.75%) logstash
19 111 (0.73%) vRealize
20 96 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2,539 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 2,127 (13.92%) Google
3 1,759 (11.51%) VMware
4 1,136 (7.43%) Oracle
5 839 (5.49%) Cisco
6 748 (4.89%) Red Hat
7 585 (3.83%) Splunk
8 493 (3.23%) Citrix
9 428 (2.80%) IBM
10 339 (2.22%) New Relic
11 329 (2.15%) SAP
12 320 (2.09%) HP
13 274 (1.79%) AppDynamics
14 262 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
15 249 (1.63%) F5
16 245 (1.60%) Tableau
17 218 (1.43%) Atlassian
18 214 (1.40%) NetApp
19 180 (1.18%) Talend
20 167 (1.09%) Cloudera