Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 57 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 +49 +80
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 12,723 8,280 5,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.31% 4.68% 2.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.72% 34.63% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10,597 7,086 4,957
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,150
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 34,646 23,913 20,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 13.52% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28,697 20,051 17,418
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,003 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.99% +0.01% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,300 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the UK

Amazon AWS
Top 16 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 January 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 +31 11,912 £60,000 - 2,208
London +13 6,493 £67,500 +3.85% 1,170
UK excluding London +41 5,922 £50,000 - 1,139
South East +28 1,851 £55,000 - 289
North of England +51 1,345 £47,500 - 301
North West +28 828 £50,000 +5.26% 189
South West +45 778 £50,000 -4.76% 126
East of England +18 719 £57,500 +11.65% 169
Midlands +39 709 £50,000 -4.76% 151
Yorkshire +115 426 £47,500 -13.64% 96
West Midlands +12 358 £51,500 -6.36% 71
East Midlands +51 351 £50,000 +5.26% 79
Scotland +31 338 £50,000 +15.61% 56
Wales +25 128 £45,000 +5.88% 30
North East +27 93 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Northern Ireland +20 67 £39,000 -13.33% 17

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 5,396 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5,360 (42.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4,649 (36.54%) DevOps
4 4,252 (33.42%) Linux
5 3,980 (31.28%) Java
6 3,599 (28.29%) Python
7 2,826 (22.21%) JavaScript
8 2,803 (22.03%) Docker
9 2,707 (21.28%) Web Services
10 2,654 (20.86%) SQL
11 2,417 (19.00%) Puppet
12 2,365 (18.59%) Jenkins
13 2,281 (17.93%) Ansible
14 2,226 (17.50%) TDD
15 2,163 (17.00%) Microsoft
16 2,118 (16.65%) Finance
17 2,111 (16.59%) Windows
18 2,107 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
19 2,028 (15.94%) .NET
20 2,010 (15.80%) C#
21 1,947 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
22 1,913 (15.04%) Git (software)
23 1,910 (15.01%) Microservices
24 1,889 (14.85%) Software Engineering
25 1,676 (13.17%) HTML
26 1,669 (13.12%) SQL Server
27 1,635 (12.85%) Scrum
28 1,599 (12.57%) Google
29 1,578 (12.40%) Ruby
30 1,558 (12.25%) MySQL

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
1 786 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
2 711 (5.59%) Apache
3 662 (5.20%) Apache Spark
4 515 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 509 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 374 (2.94%) IIS
7 354 (2.78%) nginx
8 336 (2.64%) Confluence
9 205 (1.61%) SharePoint
10 200 (1.57%) JBoss
11 198 (1.56%) CMS
12 169 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 158 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 147 (1.16%) MS Exchange
15 136 (1.07%) Apache Solr
16 102 (0.80%) Skype for Business
17 97 (0.76%) SAS
18 94 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 77 (0.61%) WordPress
20 72 (0.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 116 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.17%) SPSS
6 10 (0.079%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.039%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.016%) Stata
9 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.008%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.008%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.008%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.008%) HipChat
9 1 (0.008%) Maya
9 1 (0.008%) NUKE
9 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 71 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.43%) Magento
3 51 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
4 47 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 31 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 28 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 27 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 17 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (0.11%) Eloqua
10 11 (0.086%) Oracle HRMS
11 10 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.071%) NetSuite
12 9 (0.071%) Ripple
13 8 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
13 8 (0.063%) Ripple XRP
13 8 (0.063%) Workday HCM
14 7 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.055%) Shopify
14 7 (0.055%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5,360 (42.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,169 (9.19%) SaaS
3 1,093 (8.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 840 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
5 727 (5.71%) IaaS
6 726 (5.71%) PaaS
7 675 (5.31%) Office 365
8 621 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 587 (4.61%) Amazon S3
10 560 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
11 532 (4.18%) GitHub
12 501 (3.94%) Serverless
13 345 (2.71%) AWS Lambda
14 233 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 220 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 197 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
17 195 (1.53%) OpenShift
18 183 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 165 (1.30%) Route 53
20 153 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 777 (6.11%) Firewall
2 509 (4.00%) DNS
3 474 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 454 (3.57%) VPN
5 373 (2.93%) WAN
6 327 (2.57%) Internet
7 308 (2.42%) HTTP
8 296 (2.33%) LAN
9 289 (2.27%) SAN
10 286 (2.25%) DHCP
11 208 (1.63%) Network Security
12 176 (1.38%) SSL
13 119 (0.94%) VoIP
14 103 (0.81%) VLAN
15 100 (0.79%) IPsec
16 99 (0.78%) Skype
17 90 (0.71%) MPLS
17 90 (0.71%) NAS
18 82 (0.64%) Wireless
19 77 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,669 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 1,558 (12.25%) MySQL
3 1,505 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 1,241 (9.75%) Big Data
5 1,199 (9.42%) MongoDB
6 759 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
7 699 (5.49%) Hadoop
8 583 (4.58%) Relational Database
9 565 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 482 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
11 473 (3.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 448 (3.52%) Redis
13 344 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
14 310 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 255 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 219 (1.72%) RDBMS
17 204 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 178 (1.40%) Apache Hive
19 170 (1.34%) HBase
20 120 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2,365 (18.59%) Jenkins
2 1,913 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 841 (6.61%) JIRA
4 687 (5.40%) TeamCity
5 583 (4.58%) Maven
6 539 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 439 (3.45%) Selenium
8 365 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 364 (2.86%) JUnit
10 344 (2.70%) Subversion
11 301 (2.37%) Vagrant
12 291 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 275 (2.16%) Visual Studio
14 259 (2.04%) Bitbucket
15 256 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
16 242 (1.90%) Gradle
17 155 (1.22%) gulp
18 152 (1.19%) Hudson
19 147 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
20 134 (1.05%) Travis CI
General
1 2,118 (16.65%) Finance
2 728 (5.72%) Retail
3 656 (5.16%) Banking
4 558 (4.39%) Marketing
5 382 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 376 (2.96%) Games
7 246 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 233 (1.83%) Advertising
9 219 (1.72%) Electronics
10 162 (1.27%) Legal
11 157 (1.23%) Publishing
12 131 (1.03%) Law
13 117 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 58 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 54 (0.42%) Billing
16 51 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 50 (0.39%) Retail Banking
18 46 (0.36%) Automotive
18 46 (0.36%) Back Office
19 39 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3,849 (30.25%) Developer
2 2,042 (16.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,323 (10.40%) Architect
4 1,179 (9.27%) Java Developer
5 1,010 (7.94%) Senior Developer
6 881 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
7 728 (5.72%) Cloud Engineer
8 682 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 654 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 649 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
11 575 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
12 563 (4.43%) Consultant
13 519 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 497 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
15 481 (3.78%) C# Developer
16 479 (3.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 426 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
18 420 (3.30%) Software Developer
19 407 (3.20%) Administrator
20 388 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,707 (21.28%) Web Services
2 2,028 (15.94%) .NET
3 1,676 (13.17%) HTML
4 1,499 (11.78%) Node.js
5 1,472 (11.57%) CSS
6 1,454 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 1,108 (8.71%) RESTful
8 1,063 (8.35%) REST
9 1,042 (8.19%) Spring
10 1,006 (7.91%) React
11 807 (6.34%) ASP.NET
12 755 (5.93%) HTML5
13 605 (4.76%) jQuery
14 564 (4.43%) JSON
15 465 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 440 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 428 (3.36%) CSS3
18 424 (3.33%) XML
19 418 (3.29%) Kafka
20 407 (3.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1,057 (8.31%) Computer Science
2 774 (6.08%) Data Centre
3 733 (5.76%) Fintech
3 733 (5.76%) Public Cloud
4 719 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
5 644 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 536 (4.21%) User Experience
7 353 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 344 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
9 336 (2.64%) Algorithms
10 288 (2.26%) Private Cloud
11 239 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 228 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 188 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
14 155 (1.22%) Data Structures
15 154 (1.21%) Clustering
16 133 (1.05%) Replication
17 127 (1.00%) Cloud Native
18 74 (0.58%) Virtual Team
19 71 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4,252 (33.42%) Linux
2 2,111 (16.59%) Windows
3 904 (7.11%) Unix
4 798 (6.27%) Windows Server
5 451 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 446 (3.51%) CentOS
7 351 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 347 (2.73%) Apple iOS
9 334 (2.63%) Android
10 332 (2.61%) Ubuntu
11 232 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 123 (0.97%) Debian
13 103 (0.81%) Windows 10
14 93 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 90 (0.71%) Windows 7
16 88 (0.69%) CoreOS
17 65 (0.51%) Solaris
18 41 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 41 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,396 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4,649 (36.54%) DevOps
3 2,226 (17.50%) TDD
4 2,107 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1,910 (15.01%) Microservices
6 1,889 (14.85%) Software Engineering
7 1,635 (12.85%) Scrum
8 1,270 (9.98%) Configuration Management
9 1,200 (9.43%) BDD
10 1,171 (9.20%) MVC
11 1,128 (8.87%) Test Automation
12 1,124 (8.83%) Open Source
13 1,066 (8.38%) E-Commerce
14 959 (7.54%) Analytics
15 862 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
16 847 (6.66%) Migration
17 839 (6.59%) Mentoring
18 824 (6.48%) ITIL
19 762 (5.99%) Machine Learning
20 729 (5.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,980 (31.28%) Java
2 3,599 (28.29%) Python
3 2,826 (22.21%) JavaScript
4 2,654 (20.86%) SQL
5 2,010 (15.80%) C#
6 1,578 (12.40%) Ruby
7 1,162 (9.13%) Bash Shell
8 989 (7.77%) PHP
9 979 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 738 (5.80%) Scala
11 664 (5.22%) Perl
12 514 (4.04%) C++
13 503 (3.95%) Go
14 392 (3.08%) Shell Script
15 248 (1.95%) R
16 244 (1.92%) Groovy
17 240 (1.89%) T-SQL
18 234 (1.84%) ES6
19 211 (1.66%) C
20 167 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,371 (10.78%) Degree
2 522 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 302 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 258 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 250 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 197 (1.55%) AWS Certification
7 178 (1.40%) MCSE
8 137 (1.08%) CCNA
9 130 (1.02%) PhD
10 128 (1.01%) SC Cleared
11 119 (0.94%) CCNP
12 116 (0.91%) CISSP
13 87 (0.68%) MCSA
14 80 (0.63%) CISM
15 76 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 71 (0.56%) Master's Degree
17 60 (0.47%) CCIE
17 60 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
18 54 (0.42%) PMI Certification
19 52 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 686 (5.39%) QA
2 277 (2.18%) GCP
3 164 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 128 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 103 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 93 (0.73%) GDPR
7 83 (0.65%) SLA
8 45 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 23 (0.18%) COBIT
10 21 (0.17%) PMO
11 15 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.10%) HIPAA
12 13 (0.10%) WAI
13 10 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
13 10 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.039%) SEPA
17 4 (0.031%) DICOM
17 4 (0.031%) HL7
System Software
1 2,803 (22.03%) Docker
2 906 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 847 (6.66%) Active Directory
4 450 (3.54%) Hyper-V
5 191 (1.50%) vSphere
6 160 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
7 119 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (0.61%) HDFS
9 66 (0.52%) VMware NSX
10 63 (0.50%) XenApp
11 60 (0.47%) Apache Flume
12 57 (0.45%) KVM
13 55 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
14 52 (0.41%) VirtualBox
15 38 (0.30%) Varnish
16 37 (0.29%) Ceph
16 37 (0.29%) Xen
17 35 (0.28%) LXC
18 32 (0.25%) Terminal Services
19 30 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,417 (19.00%) Puppet
2 2,281 (17.93%) Ansible
3 1,947 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1,281 (10.07%) Kubernetes
5 1,135 (8.92%) Terraform
6 298 (2.34%) Nagios
7 284 (2.23%) Packer
8 226 (1.78%) Salt
9 197 (1.55%) Kibana
10 195 (1.53%) SCCM
11 133 (1.05%) SCOM
12 119 (0.94%) Mesos
13 118 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
14 113 (0.89%) logstash
15 110 (0.86%) ZABBIX
16 93 (0.73%) HAProxy
17 87 (0.68%) Consul
18 76 (0.60%) Grafana
19 68 (0.53%) vRealize
20 67 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,163 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 1,599 (12.57%) Google
3 1,490 (11.71%) VMware
4 1,050 (8.25%) Oracle
5 656 (5.16%) Red Hat
6 513 (4.03%) Cisco
7 374 (2.94%) Citrix
8 349 (2.74%) SAP
9 272 (2.14%) Splunk
10 265 (2.08%) IBM
11 209 (1.64%) Tableau
12 204 (1.60%) Atlassian
13 179 (1.41%) HP
14 166 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
15 147 (1.16%) New Relic
16 146 (1.15%) SaltStack
17 140 (1.10%) Apple
18 123 (0.97%) AppDynamics
19 121 (0.95%) NetApp
20 119 (0.94%) Juniper