Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 70 129
Rank change year-on-year +35 +59 +69
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 11157 8083 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.34% 4.10% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.00% 34.24% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 7000 4364
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%

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 30151 23607 19148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.13% 11.98% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24735 19954 15493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +36 10547 £60,000 +4.35% 865
London +14 5799 £65,000 +8.33% 489
UK excluding London +51 5115 £50,000 - 410
South East +50 1549 £55,000 +4.76% 126
North of England +66 1300 £45,000 -5.26% 121
North West +62 763 £45,000 - 78
South West +62 699 £50,000 +5.26% 38
East of England +20 651 £52,500 -4.55% 43
Midlands +44 525 £45,000 - 46
Yorkshire +52 466 £47,500 -5.00% 37
West Midlands +64 340 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Scotland +63 210 £50,000 +13.64% 15
East Midlands +12 187 £50,000 +13.64% 18
Wales +51 170 £49,039 +8.97% 17
North East +50 72 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Northern Ireland +2 26 £45,000 +5.88% 4

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, 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 4745 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4599 (41.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4060 (36.39%) Linux
4 3728 (33.41%) DevOps
5 3465 (31.06%) Java
6 3011 (26.99%) Python
7 2628 (23.55%) JavaScript
8 2498 (22.39%) Web Services
9 2344 (21.01%) SQL
10 2318 (20.78%) Docker
11 2175 (19.49%) Puppet
12 2155 (19.32%) Windows
13 2079 (18.63%) Microsoft
14 2035 (18.24%) TDD
15 1994 (17.87%) Finance
16 1970 (17.66%) .NET
17 1948 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
18 1932 (17.32%) Jenkins
19 1922 (17.23%) Git (software)
20 1890 (16.94%) Ansible
21 1823 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
22 1809 (16.21%) C#
23 1684 (15.09%) SQL Server
24 1609 (14.42%) Scrum
25 1585 (14.21%) HTML
26 1553 (13.92%) NoSQL
27 1546 (13.86%) VMware
28 1503 (13.47%) AngularJS
29 1481 (13.27%) CSS
30 1463 (13.11%) 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
1 843 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
2 803 (7.20%) Apache
3 585 (5.24%) Tomcat
4 580 (5.20%) Apache Spark
5 534 (4.79%) OpenStack
6 430 (3.85%) IIS
7 360 (3.23%) nginx
8 304 (2.72%) JBoss
9 277 (2.48%) Confluence
10 224 (2.01%) WebSphere
11 219 (1.96%) SharePoint
12 211 (1.89%) MS Exchange
13 193 (1.73%) CMS
14 187 (1.68%) Apache Solr
15 164 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
16 155 (1.39%) Skype for Business
17 151 (1.35%) WebLogic
18 132 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 110 (0.99%) Jetty
20 90 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 160 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.13%) SPSS
7 11 (0.099%) Moqups
8 9 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (0.063%) InDesign
9 7 (0.063%) InVision
10 6 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.027%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.027%) SPSS Modeler
12 2 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.009%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.009%) Gephi
13 1 (0.009%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 36 (0.32%) Magento
2 35 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 25 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 19 (0.17%) Eloqua
5 19 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 18 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 12 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.072%) Movex
10 8 (0.072%) Unica
11 6 (0.054%) Revive Adserver
11 6 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
11 6 (0.054%) Workday HCM
12 5 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.045%) SAP HR
13 4 (0.036%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4599 (41.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 997 (8.94%) SaaS
3 922 (8.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 828 (7.42%) Amazon EC2
5 652 (5.84%) IaaS
6 643 (5.76%) Office 365
7 608 (5.45%) PaaS
8 556 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 505 (4.53%) Amazon S3
10 458 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
11 404 (3.62%) GitHub
12 296 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 252 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
14 206 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
15 166 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 141 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
17 137 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 131 (1.17%) OpenShift
19 117 (1.05%) Heroku
20 114 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 749 (6.71%) Firewall
2 623 (5.58%) DNS
3 394 (3.53%) WAN
4 379 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 377 (3.38%) Internet
6 358 (3.21%) SAN
7 351 (3.15%) HTTP
8 338 (3.03%) LAN
9 324 (2.90%) VPN
10 291 (2.61%) DHCP
11 197 (1.77%) Network Security
12 171 (1.53%) SSL
13 153 (1.37%) VLAN
14 144 (1.29%) BGP
15 132 (1.18%) Skype
16 131 (1.17%) VoIP
17 130 (1.17%) Wireless
18 127 (1.14%) OSPF
19 121 (1.08%) NAS
20 104 (0.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1684 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 1553 (13.92%) NoSQL
3 1463 (13.11%) MySQL
4 1170 (10.49%) MongoDB
5 1039 (9.31%) Big Data
6 713 (6.39%) Hadoop
7 652 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
8 605 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 494 (4.43%) Relational Database
10 484 (4.34%) Amazon RDS
11 469 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 448 (4.02%) Redis
13 284 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
14 280 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 213 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 196 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 178 (1.60%) RDBMS
18 168 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
19 165 (1.48%) Apache Hive
20 137 (1.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1932 (17.32%) Jenkins
2 1922 (17.23%) Git (software)
3 823 (7.38%) JIRA
4 688 (6.17%) TeamCity
5 530 (4.75%) Maven
6 442 (3.96%) Selenium
7 383 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 359 (3.22%) JUnit
9 351 (3.15%) Subversion
10 297 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 295 (2.64%) Vagrant
12 279 (2.50%) Cucumber
13 240 (2.15%) Gradle
14 227 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
15 221 (1.98%) Bitbucket
16 165 (1.48%) gulp
17 164 (1.47%) Visual Studio
18 155 (1.39%) webpack
19 147 (1.32%) Jasmine
20 134 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 1994 (17.87%) Finance
2 733 (6.57%) Marketing
3 598 (5.36%) Retail
4 583 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 443 (3.97%) Banking
6 398 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 392 (3.51%) Electronics
8 259 (2.32%) Games
9 203 (1.82%) Advertising
10 149 (1.34%) Publishing
11 130 (1.17%) Law
12 104 (0.93%) Legal
13 84 (0.75%) Investment Banking
14 63 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 58 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.30%) Automotive
17 30 (0.27%) Back Office
17 30 (0.27%) Front Office
18 25 (0.22%) Online Betting
19 24 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3525 (31.59%) Developer
2 1669 (14.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 1323 (11.86%) Architect
4 973 (8.72%) Java Developer
5 895 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 732 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
7 694 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
8 682 (6.11%) .NET Developer
9 539 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 528 (4.73%) Linux Engineer
11 526 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
12 513 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 512 (4.59%) Software Engineer
14 487 (4.36%) AWS DevOps
15 435 (3.90%) Consultant
16 405 (3.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 387 (3.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 379 (3.40%) Administrator
19 376 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
20 367 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2498 (22.39%) Web Services
2 1970 (17.66%) .NET
3 1585 (14.21%) HTML
4 1503 (13.47%) AngularJS
5 1481 (13.27%) CSS
6 1330 (11.92%) Node.js
7 981 (8.79%) REST
8 932 (8.35%) React
9 800 (7.17%) ASP.NET
10 794 (7.12%) RESTful
11 767 (6.87%) HTML5
12 766 (6.87%) Spring
13 633 (5.67%) jQuery
14 594 (5.32%) JSON
15 495 (4.44%) CSS3
16 488 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 484 (4.34%) XML
18 460 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
19 382 (3.42%) SOAP
20 377 (3.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 931 (8.34%) Computer Science
2 633 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 598 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 595 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 547 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 453 (4.06%) User Experience
7 449 (4.02%) Fintech
8 319 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
9 317 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 230 (2.06%) Private Cloud
11 225 (2.02%) Management Information System
12 220 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 176 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
14 167 (1.50%) Algorithms
15 138 (1.24%) Clustering
16 137 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 130 (1.17%) iPad
18 108 (0.97%) Replication
19 101 (0.91%) Virtual Team
20 98 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4060 (36.39%) Linux
2 2155 (19.32%) Windows
3 905 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 841 (7.54%) Unix
5 481 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 420 (3.76%) CentOS
7 396 (3.55%) Apple iOS
8 391 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 362 (3.24%) Android
10 314 (2.81%) Ubuntu
11 233 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 157 (1.41%) Debian
13 104 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 100 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 96 (0.86%) Windows 7
16 82 (0.73%) CoreOS
17 76 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 58 (0.52%) Solaris
19 39 (0.35%) Mac OS
20 38 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4745 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3728 (33.41%) DevOps
3 2035 (18.24%) TDD
4 1948 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
5 1609 (14.42%) Scrum
6 1423 (12.75%) Software Engineering
7 1283 (11.50%) Microservices
8 1264 (11.33%) MVC
9 1012 (9.07%) Configuration Management
10 997 (8.94%) BDD
11 976 (8.75%) Open Source
12 961 (8.61%) Test Automation
13 927 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
14 926 (8.30%) E-Commerce
15 916 (8.21%) OO
16 858 (7.69%) Analytics
17 852 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 758 (6.79%) Mentoring
19 746 (6.69%) Kanban
20 723 (6.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3465 (31.06%) Java
2 3011 (26.99%) Python
3 2628 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 2344 (21.01%) SQL
5 1809 (16.21%) C#
6 1330 (11.92%) Ruby
7 1159 (10.39%) Bash Shell
8 933 (8.36%) PHP
9 908 (8.14%) PowerShell
10 717 (6.43%) Perl
11 481 (4.31%) Go
12 465 (4.17%) C++
13 452 (4.05%) Scala
14 325 (2.91%) Shell Script
15 281 (2.52%) T-SQL
16 256 (2.29%) C
17 229 (2.05%) ES6
18 189 (1.69%) Groovy
19 159 (1.43%) R
20 126 (1.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1318 (11.81%) Degree
2 550 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 242 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 234 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 195 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 160 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 153 (1.37%) MCSE
8 141 (1.26%) CISSP
9 128 (1.15%) AWS Certification
10 122 (1.09%) CCNA
11 119 (1.07%) CCNP
12 103 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 98 (0.88%) MCSA
14 90 (0.81%) CISM
15 87 (0.78%) CCIE
16 74 (0.66%) PhD
17 68 (0.61%) Master's Degree
18 58 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
19 31 (0.28%) MCP
20 30 (0.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (5.06%) QA
2 141 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (1.16%) GCP
4 115 (1.03%) SLA
5 100 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 84 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 55 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 35 (0.31%) GDPR
9 32 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 26 (0.23%) COBIT
11 24 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 18 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.13%) PMO
14 10 (0.090%) SSAE 16
15 8 (0.072%) ISO 14001
16 7 (0.063%) Actionable Recommendations
17 6 (0.054%) SAS 70
18 5 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 5 (0.045%) ISO 22301
18 5 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 2318 (20.78%) Docker
2 990 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 917 (8.22%) Active Directory
4 534 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 245 (2.20%) vSphere
6 162 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 130 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (0.95%) KVM
9 71 (0.64%) XenApp
10 69 (0.62%) Xen
11 68 (0.61%) XenServer
12 67 (0.60%) Varnish
13 66 (0.59%) vCloud
14 61 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
15 47 (0.42%) LXC
16 41 (0.37%) etcd
17 40 (0.36%) XenDesktop
18 39 (0.35%) Apache Flume
19 37 (0.33%) VirtualBox
20 36 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2175 (19.49%) Puppet
2 1890 (16.94%) Ansible
3 1823 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
4 879 (7.88%) Kubernetes
5 825 (7.39%) Terraform
6 375 (3.36%) Nagios
7 259 (2.32%) Kibana
8 220 (1.97%) Salt
9 209 (1.87%) SCCM
10 193 (1.73%) Packer
11 157 (1.41%) SCOM
12 155 (1.39%) Mesos
13 147 (1.32%) Grafana
14 136 (1.22%) logstash
15 108 (0.97%) ZABBIX
16 97 (0.87%) HAProxy
17 88 (0.79%) Graphite
18 78 (0.70%) Consul
19 68 (0.61%) Prometheus
20 61 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2079 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 1546 (13.86%) VMware
3 1214 (10.88%) Google
4 942 (8.44%) Oracle
5 604 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 600 (5.38%) Cisco
7 490 (4.39%) SAP
8 373 (3.34%) Citrix
9 265 (2.38%) IBM
10 240 (2.15%) Splunk
11 235 (2.11%) HP
12 218 (1.95%) New Relic
13 198 (1.77%) Tableau
14 175 (1.57%) SaltStack
15 171 (1.53%) Rackspace
16 164 (1.47%) NetApp
17 160 (1.43%) Juniper
18 157 (1.41%) Atlassian
19 146 (1.31%) AppDynamics
20 136 (1.22%) Apple