Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 35 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 +35 +67
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,630 11,147 8,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.24% 6.30% 4.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.02% 36.27% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12,679 9,143 6,996
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 39,053 30,737 24,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.08% 17.37% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31,609 25,246 20,321
UK median annual salary £54,825 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.65% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 18 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 16 August 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 +15 14,740 £60,000 - 2,074
London +13 8,070 £70,000 +7.69% 1,105
UK excluding London +24 7,261 £52,500 +5.00% 1,095
North of England +30 2,047 £50,000 +11.11% 307
South East +18 2,005 £55,000 - 259
North West +26 1,093 £50,000 +11.11% 167
East of England +28 1,032 £57,500 +9.52% 144
South West +12 804 £50,000 - 113
Yorkshire +36 766 £50,000 +5.26% 105
Midlands +41 749 £52,500 +10.53% 146
Scotland +36 440 £52,500 +5.00% 74
West Midlands +31 436 £55,000 +22.22% 84
East Midlands +45 306 £50,000 - 62
North East +20 189 £45,000 +23.29% 35
Wales +4 182 £47,500 -3.14% 30
Northern Ireland +10 34 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 7,476 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,784 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 6,182 (39.55%) DevOps
4 5,097 (32.61%) Linux
5 4,592 (29.38%) Java
6 4,493 (28.75%) Python
7 3,931 (25.15%) Docker
8 3,658 (23.40%) SQL
9 3,387 (21.67%) JavaScript
10 3,023 (19.34%) Web Services
11 2,963 (18.96%) Finance
12 2,931 (18.75%) Jenkins
13 2,846 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
14 2,812 (17.99%) Windows
15 2,765 (17.69%) Ansible
16 2,593 (16.59%) Microsoft
17 2,531 (16.19%) Microservices
18 2,506 (16.03%) Puppet
19 2,505 (16.03%) Git (software)
20 2,495 (15.96%) Software Engineering
21 2,435 (15.58%) C#
22 2,432 (15.56%) TDD
23 2,387 (15.27%) .NET
24 2,134 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
25 2,132 (13.64%) Google
26 2,127 (13.61%) Kubernetes
27 2,089 (13.37%) SQL Server
28 1,912 (12.23%) Scrum
29 1,899 (12.15%) Terraform
30 1,896 (12.13%) HTML

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
1 826 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
2 787 (5.04%) Apache Spark
3 647 (4.14%) Apache
4 527 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 475 (3.04%) Confluence
6 465 (2.98%) OpenStack
7 342 (2.19%) IIS
8 331 (2.12%) SharePoint
9 322 (2.06%) CMS
10 254 (1.63%) nginx
11 252 (1.61%) JBoss
12 245 (1.57%) MS Exchange
13 195 (1.25%) Ethereum
14 189 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
15 173 (1.11%) WebSphere
16 155 (0.99%) WebLogic
17 145 (0.93%) Apache Solr
18 128 (0.82%) Skype for Business
19 115 (0.74%) Apache Pig
20 112 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 148 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 33 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 23 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 21 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.026%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.026%) Stata
10 3 (0.019%) Maya
11 2 (0.013%) SPSS
12 1 (0.006%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.006%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.006%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.006%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.006%) Simulink
12 1 (0.006%) Snagit
12 1 (0.006%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.006%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 92 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 58 (0.37%) Magento
4 55 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 41 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 40 (0.26%) Ripple
7 38 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
7 38 (0.24%) thinkFolio
8 34 (0.22%) Front Arena
9 32 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
10 20 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
11 19 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
12 18 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
12 18 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
12 18 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
13 17 (0.11%) Documaker
14 16 (0.10%) Relativity
14 16 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 15 (0.096%) Markit EDM
15 15 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7,476 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,878 (12.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,404 (8.98%) SaaS
4 1,050 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
5 971 (6.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 971 (6.21%) Serverless
6 942 (6.03%) Amazon S3
7 920 (5.89%) PaaS
8 873 (5.59%) IaaS
9 855 (5.47%) Office 365
10 813 (5.20%) GitHub
11 699 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
12 680 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
13 427 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 295 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 291 (1.86%) OpenShift
16 255 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
17 230 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
18 226 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
19 210 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 988 (6.32%) Firewall
2 848 (5.43%) DNS
3 583 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 503 (3.22%) VPN
5 419 (2.68%) HTTP
6 410 (2.62%) WAN
7 405 (2.59%) Internet
8 360 (2.30%) SAN
9 359 (2.30%) LAN
10 320 (2.05%) DHCP
11 312 (2.00%) Network Security
12 177 (1.13%) SSL
12 177 (1.13%) Wireless
13 161 (1.03%) NAS
14 159 (1.02%) VLAN
15 144 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
16 128 (0.82%) MPLS
17 117 (0.75%) VoIP
18 114 (0.73%) BGP
18 114 (0.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,089 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 1,841 (11.78%) NoSQL
3 1,652 (10.57%) MySQL
4 1,398 (8.94%) Big Data
5 1,361 (8.71%) MongoDB
6 1,029 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
7 873 (5.59%) Hadoop
8 831 (5.32%) Relational Database
9 673 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
10 627 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 524 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 523 (3.35%) Redis
13 447 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 418 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
15 402 (2.57%) RDBMS
16 374 (2.39%) Blockchain
17 286 (1.83%) Apache Hive
18 219 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 192 (1.23%) HBase
20 171 (1.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,931 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2,505 (16.03%) Git (software)
3 1,129 (7.22%) JIRA
4 966 (6.18%) TeamCity
5 724 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 698 (4.47%) Selenium
7 674 (4.31%) Maven
8 649 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 472 (3.02%) Vagrant
10 452 (2.89%) Subversion
11 401 (2.57%) Cucumber
12 385 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 325 (2.08%) JUnit
14 313 (2.00%) Visual Studio
15 296 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
16 257 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
17 254 (1.63%) Mocha
18 249 (1.59%) Gradle
19 246 (1.57%) Bitbucket
20 234 (1.50%) gulp
General
1 2,963 (18.96%) Finance
2 900 (5.76%) Retail
3 783 (5.01%) Banking
4 548 (3.51%) Marketing
5 373 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 362 (2.32%) Games
7 293 (1.87%) Advertising
8 198 (1.27%) Front Office
9 193 (1.23%) Law
10 189 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 138 (0.88%) Legal
12 130 (0.83%) Electronics
13 128 (0.82%) Publishing
14 124 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 105 (0.67%) Investment Banking
16 75 (0.48%) Back Office
17 63 (0.40%) Automotive
18 44 (0.28%) German Language
19 40 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 39 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,513 (28.87%) Developer
2 2,493 (15.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,908 (12.21%) Architect
4 1,284 (8.21%) Java Developer
5 1,127 (7.21%) Senior Developer
6 1,048 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
7 969 (6.20%) Software Engineer
8 891 (5.70%) .NET Developer
9 786 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 777 (4.97%) AWS DevOps
11 715 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
12 650 (4.16%) Consultant
13 617 (3.95%) C# Developer
14 594 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
15 587 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
16 556 (3.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 538 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 522 (3.34%) Software Developer
19 513 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
20 497 (3.18%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,023 (19.34%) Web Services
2 2,387 (15.27%) .NET
3 1,896 (12.13%) HTML
4 1,820 (11.64%) AngularJS
5 1,750 (11.20%) CSS
6 1,648 (10.54%) Node.js
7 1,382 (8.84%) React
8 1,324 (8.47%) RESTful
9 1,225 (7.84%) REST
10 1,188 (7.60%) Spring
11 860 (5.50%) ASP.NET
12 816 (5.22%) HTML5
13 633 (4.05%) jQuery
14 624 (3.99%) Kafka
15 595 (3.81%) JSON
16 536 (3.43%) .NET Framework
17 530 (3.39%) Spring Boot
18 526 (3.37%) CSS3
19 525 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 516 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,190 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 961 (6.15%) Fintech
3 943 (6.03%) Public Cloud
4 933 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 879 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 760 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
7 667 (4.27%) User Experience
8 501 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 448 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 422 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
11 394 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 366 (2.34%) Private Cloud
13 307 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
14 290 (1.86%) Management Information System
15 276 (1.77%) Cloud Native
16 254 (1.63%) Algorithms
17 191 (1.22%) Replication
18 178 (1.14%) Clustering
19 177 (1.13%) Hedge funds
20 169 (1.08%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 5,097 (32.61%) Linux
2 2,812 (17.99%) Windows
3 980 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 977 (6.25%) Unix
5 564 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 462 (2.96%) CentOS
7 383 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 338 (2.16%) Ubuntu
9 335 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 282 (1.80%) Android
11 175 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 162 (1.04%) Windows 10
13 146 (0.93%) Debian
14 115 (0.74%) Windows 7
15 107 (0.68%) VMS
16 99 (0.63%) Solaris
17 61 (0.39%) CoreOS
18 57 (0.36%) HPUX
19 55 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 55 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,784 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 6,182 (39.55%) DevOps
3 2,846 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
4 2,531 (16.19%) Microservices
5 2,495 (15.96%) Software Engineering
6 2,432 (15.56%) TDD
7 1,912 (12.23%) Scrum
8 1,565 (10.01%) Test Automation
9 1,543 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
10 1,526 (9.76%) Configuration Management
11 1,313 (8.40%) Open Source
12 1,276 (8.16%) MVC
13 1,264 (8.09%) Analytics
14 1,208 (7.73%) BDD
15 1,147 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
16 967 (6.19%) Mentoring
17 924 (5.91%) ITIL
18 861 (5.51%) Migration
19 856 (5.48%) E-Commerce
20 844 (5.40%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 4,592 (29.38%) Java
2 4,493 (28.75%) Python
3 3,658 (23.40%) SQL
4 3,387 (21.67%) JavaScript
5 2,435 (15.58%) C#
6 1,570 (10.04%) Ruby
7 1,520 (9.72%) Bash Shell
8 1,468 (9.39%) PowerShell
9 969 (6.20%) PHP
10 901 (5.76%) Scala
11 720 (4.61%) Go
12 697 (4.46%) Java 8
13 584 (3.74%) Perl
14 464 (2.97%) C++
15 405 (2.59%) Shell Script
16 399 (2.55%) ES6
17 363 (2.32%) T-SQL
18 308 (1.97%) TypeScript
19 269 (1.72%) R
20 261 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1,714 (10.97%) Degree
2 635 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 414 (2.65%) AWS Certification
4 391 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 383 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 328 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 275 (1.76%) MCSE
8 200 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 170 (1.09%) CISSP
10 169 (1.08%) CCNP
11 157 (1.00%) CCNA
12 151 (0.97%) Master's Degree
13 144 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 118 (0.75%) MCSA
15 99 (0.63%) CCIE
16 97 (0.62%) PhD
17 94 (0.60%) CISM
18 91 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
18 91 (0.58%) MCP
19 66 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 828 (5.30%) QA
2 723 (4.63%) GCP
3 214 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 198 (1.27%) SLA
5 173 (1.11%) GDPR
6 136 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 83 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 59 (0.38%) PMO
9 47 (0.30%) COBIT
10 21 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 21 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 20 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 20 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 12 (0.077%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.045%) MiFID
14 7 (0.045%) PMBOK
15 6 (0.038%) GAMP
15 6 (0.038%) PA-DSS
16 5 (0.032%) GPG13
System Software
1 3,931 (25.15%) Docker
2 1,315 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 1,156 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 552 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 293 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
6 285 (1.82%) vSphere
7 196 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 156 (1.00%) HDFS
9 128 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
10 119 (0.76%) VirtualBox
11 114 (0.73%) VMware NSX
12 105 (0.67%) Xen
13 95 (0.61%) KVM
14 90 (0.58%) Apache Flume
14 90 (0.58%) XenApp
15 67 (0.43%) XenDesktop
16 59 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 59 (0.38%) XenServer
17 54 (0.35%) NFS
18 49 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,765 (17.69%) Ansible
2 2,506 (16.03%) Puppet
3 2,134 (13.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2,127 (13.61%) Kubernetes
5 1,899 (12.15%) Terraform
6 396 (2.53%) Nagios
7 331 (2.12%) Salt
8 292 (1.87%) SCCM
9 286 (1.83%) Packer
10 276 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
11 258 (1.65%) Kibana
12 204 (1.31%) Grafana
13 202 (1.29%) ZABBIX
14 200 (1.28%) Prometheus
15 160 (1.02%) Consul
16 153 (0.98%) SCOM
17 134 (0.86%) Graphite
18 117 (0.75%) logstash
19 110 (0.70%) Oozie
20 108 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2,593 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 2,132 (13.64%) Google
3 1,853 (11.86%) VMware
4 1,040 (6.65%) Oracle
5 874 (5.59%) Cisco
6 763 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 584 (3.74%) Splunk
8 519 (3.32%) Citrix
9 400 (2.56%) IBM
10 378 (2.42%) New Relic
11 335 (2.14%) HP
12 326 (2.09%) SAP
13 266 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
14 261 (1.67%) AppDynamics
15 252 (1.61%) Tableau
16 241 (1.54%) Atlassian
17 211 (1.35%) F5
18 197 (1.26%) NetApp
19 183 (1.17%) Juniper
20 179 (1.15%) Dell