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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 31 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 +61
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,596 11,678 8,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.48% 6.68% 4.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.18% 36.48% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12,556 9,623 6,987
UK median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £36,150
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 38,815 32,013 24,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.60% 18.31% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31,319 26,302 20,556
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 18 October 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 October 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 +11 14,689 £62,500 +4.17% 2,565
London +14 8,132 £70,000 +7.69% 1,235
UK excluding London +20 7,150 £52,500 +5.00% 1,469
South East +11 1,985 £55,000 - 347
North of England +29 1,921 £50,000 +11.11% 439
North West +20 1,034 £52,500 +16.67% 233
East of England +27 912 £55,000 +2.33% 144
Midlands +32 874 £55,000 +12.24% 212
South West +9 841 £51,250 +2.50% 187
Yorkshire +38 737 £50,000 +11.11% 150
West Midlands +38 539 £57,500 +21.05% 129
Scotland +25 395 £50,000 - 80
East Midlands +20 328 £47,500 -5.00% 82
Wales +9 234 £49,039 - 43
North East +22 152 £45,000 +12.50% 56
Northern Ireland -11 38 £60,000 +53.85% 17
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 7,643 (49.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,922 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6,039 (38.72%) DevOps
4 4,791 (30.72%) Linux
5 4,690 (30.07%) Java
6 4,450 (28.53%) Python
7 3,944 (25.29%) Docker
8 3,725 (23.88%) SQL
9 3,411 (21.87%) JavaScript
10 3,047 (19.54%) Web Services
11 3,046 (19.53%) Finance
12 2,801 (17.96%) Jenkins
13 2,776 (17.80%) Ansible
14 2,774 (17.79%) Windows
15 2,686 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
16 2,638 (16.91%) Microservices
17 2,612 (16.75%) Microsoft
18 2,547 (16.33%) C#
19 2,417 (15.50%) Software Engineering
20 2,397 (15.37%) Puppet
21 2,388 (15.31%) Git (software)
22 2,354 (15.09%) TDD
23 2,352 (15.08%) .NET
24 2,268 (14.54%) Kubernetes
25 2,225 (14.27%) Google
26 2,163 (13.87%) SQL Server
27 2,128 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
28 2,002 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
29 1,962 (12.58%) Scrum
30 1,942 (12.45%) 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
1 821 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 757 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 624 (4.00%) Apache
4 489 (3.14%) Confluence
5 444 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 393 (2.52%) OpenStack
7 354 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 328 (2.10%) IIS
9 317 (2.03%) CMS
10 298 (1.91%) MS Exchange
11 279 (1.79%) nginx
12 247 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
13 208 (1.33%) JBoss
14 158 (1.01%) Ethereum
15 150 (0.96%) WebLogic
16 149 (0.96%) WebSphere
17 141 (0.90%) Apache Solr
18 124 (0.80%) Apache Pig
19 123 (0.79%) Skype for Business
20 110 (0.71%) EPiServer
Applications
1 208 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 51 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
3 49 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 37 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 32 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.051%) Maya
8 8 (0.051%) SPSS
9 6 (0.038%) Snapchat
9 6 (0.038%) Stata
10 4 (0.026%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.026%) InDesign
11 3 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.013%) HipChat
12 2 (0.013%) Simulink
12 2 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.006%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 112 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
3 54 (0.35%) Magento
4 48 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 44 (0.28%) Eloqua
6 36 (0.23%) Ripple
7 31 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
8 27 (0.17%) thinkFolio
9 24 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
10 21 (0.13%) Relativity
11 20 (0.13%) Front Arena
12 19 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
12 19 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
13 17 (0.11%) Concordance
14 16 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
15 15 (0.096%) Bloomberg AIM
16 14 (0.090%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 13 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
18 12 (0.077%) NetSuite
19 11 (0.071%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7,643 (49.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,128 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,305 (8.37%) SaaS
4 986 (6.32%) Serverless
5 977 (6.26%) Amazon EC2
6 976 (6.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 958 (6.14%) PaaS
8 905 (5.80%) Office 365
9 862 (5.53%) Amazon S3
10 765 (4.91%) IaaS
11 760 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
12 751 (4.82%) GitHub
13 656 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
14 371 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 323 (2.07%) OpenShift
16 293 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 272 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
18 260 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
19 224 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
20 215 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1,050 (6.73%) Firewall
2 768 (4.92%) DNS
3 563 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 488 (3.13%) VPN
5 414 (2.65%) HTTP
6 391 (2.51%) Internet
7 361 (2.31%) WAN
8 325 (2.08%) LAN
9 306 (1.96%) SAN
10 290 (1.86%) DHCP
11 262 (1.68%) Network Security
12 185 (1.19%) SSL
13 181 (1.16%) Wireless
14 154 (0.99%) VLAN
15 129 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
16 117 (0.75%) Skype
17 108 (0.69%) Unified Communications
18 104 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
18 104 (0.67%) VoIP
19 100 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,163 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 1,759 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 1,479 (9.48%) MySQL
4 1,371 (8.79%) Big Data
5 1,231 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 977 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
7 831 (5.33%) Relational Database
8 824 (5.28%) Hadoop
9 754 (4.83%) Amazon RDS
10 571 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 559 (3.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 492 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 477 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
14 424 (2.72%) Redis
15 407 (2.61%) RDBMS
16 326 (2.09%) Blockchain
17 313 (2.01%) Apache Hive
18 242 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 204 (1.31%) HBase
20 184 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,801 (17.96%) Jenkins
2 2,388 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 1,159 (7.43%) JIRA
4 959 (6.15%) TeamCity
5 742 (4.76%) Maven
6 725 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 701 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 666 (4.27%) Selenium
9 447 (2.87%) Subversion
10 440 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 418 (2.68%) Vagrant
12 407 (2.61%) Cucumber
13 347 (2.22%) Visual Studio
14 288 (1.85%) JUnit
15 283 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
16 256 (1.64%) Gradle
17 234 (1.50%) GitLab
17 234 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
18 231 (1.48%) Bitbucket
19 217 (1.39%) gulp
General
1 3,046 (19.53%) Finance
2 824 (5.28%) Retail
3 799 (5.12%) Banking
4 576 (3.69%) Marketing
5 373 (2.39%) Games
6 329 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 242 (1.55%) Advertising
8 232 (1.49%) Law
9 191 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 184 (1.18%) Front Office
11 158 (1.01%) Electronics
12 134 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 132 (0.85%) Legal
14 125 (0.80%) Investment Banking
15 103 (0.66%) Publishing
16 78 (0.50%) Back Office
17 67 (0.43%) Automotive
18 39 (0.25%) German Language
19 37 (0.24%) Billing
19 37 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,453 (28.55%) Developer
2 2,470 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,140 (13.72%) Architect
4 1,256 (8.05%) Java Developer
5 1,100 (7.05%) Senior Developer
6 1,006 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
7 975 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 880 (5.64%) .NET Developer
9 789 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
10 773 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 703 (4.51%) AWS DevOps
12 701 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
13 626 (4.01%) Consultant
14 608 (3.90%) C# Developer
15 552 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 533 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
17 526 (3.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 505 (3.24%) Senior DevOps
19 496 (3.18%) Software Developer
20 455 (2.92%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,047 (19.54%) Web Services
2 2,352 (15.08%) .NET
3 1,942 (12.45%) HTML
4 1,767 (11.33%) CSS
5 1,746 (11.20%) AngularJS
6 1,587 (10.18%) Node.js
7 1,386 (8.89%) React
8 1,251 (8.02%) Spring
9 1,231 (7.89%) RESTful
10 1,186 (7.60%) REST
11 830 (5.32%) ASP.NET
12 819 (5.25%) HTML5
13 669 (4.29%) jQuery
14 624 (4.00%) Spring Boot
15 604 (3.87%) Kafka
16 531 (3.40%) .NET Framework
17 529 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 502 (3.22%) JSON
19 492 (3.15%) CSS3
20 479 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,236 (7.93%) Computer Science
2 1,016 (6.51%) Fintech
3 970 (6.22%) Public Cloud
4 876 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 844 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 837 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
7 671 (4.30%) User Experience
8 548 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
9 470 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 460 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
11 394 (2.53%) Mobile App
12 348 (2.23%) Cloud Native
13 338 (2.17%) Management Information System
14 318 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
15 314 (2.01%) Private Cloud
16 283 (1.81%) Algorithms
17 245 (1.57%) Hedge funds
18 185 (1.19%) Data Structures
19 178 (1.14%) Replication
20 152 (0.97%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4,791 (30.72%) Linux
2 2,774 (17.79%) Windows
3 969 (6.21%) Windows Server
4 965 (6.19%) Unix
5 528 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 463 (2.97%) CentOS
7 397 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 344 (2.21%) Ubuntu
9 330 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 243 (1.56%) Android
11 191 (1.22%) Windows 10
12 179 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 140 (0.90%) Debian
14 121 (0.78%) Windows 7
15 106 (0.68%) Solaris
16 89 (0.57%) VMS
17 75 (0.48%) Mac OS X
18 59 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 59 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 57 (0.37%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,922 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6,039 (38.72%) DevOps
3 2,686 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2,638 (16.91%) Microservices
5 2,417 (15.50%) Software Engineering
6 2,354 (15.09%) TDD
7 1,962 (12.58%) Scrum
8 1,557 (9.98%) Test Automation
9 1,540 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
10 1,461 (9.37%) Configuration Management
11 1,338 (8.58%) Open Source
12 1,296 (8.31%) Analytics
13 1,229 (7.88%) BDD
14 1,220 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 1,209 (7.75%) MVC
16 1,039 (6.66%) Mentoring
17 883 (5.66%) Migration
18 834 (5.35%) OO
19 826 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 820 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,690 (30.07%) Java
2 4,450 (28.53%) Python
3 3,725 (23.88%) SQL
4 3,411 (21.87%) JavaScript
5 2,547 (16.33%) C#
6 1,470 (9.43%) Bash Shell
7 1,440 (9.23%) Ruby
8 1,323 (8.48%) PowerShell
9 925 (5.93%) PHP
10 893 (5.73%) Scala
11 802 (5.14%) Go
12 704 (4.51%) Java 8
13 593 (3.80%) Perl
14 488 (3.13%) C++
15 429 (2.75%) T-SQL
16 394 (2.53%) Shell Script
17 370 (2.37%) ES6
18 333 (2.14%) C
19 298 (1.91%) TypeScript
20 217 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 1,859 (11.92%) Degree
2 668 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 419 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 366 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 362 (2.32%) AWS Certification
6 341 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 272 (1.74%) MCSE
8 236 (1.51%) SC Cleared
9 235 (1.51%) CISSP
10 178 (1.14%) Master's Degree
11 149 (0.96%) MCSA
12 142 (0.91%) CCNA
13 137 (0.88%) CCNP
14 125 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 91 (0.58%) PhD
16 90 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 86 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 77 (0.49%) CISM
19 76 (0.49%) DV Cleared
19 76 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 805 (5.16%) QA
2 268 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 208 (1.33%) SLA
4 180 (1.15%) GDPR
5 111 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 86 (0.55%) PMO
7 82 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 36 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 34 (0.22%) COBIT
10 31 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 16 (0.10%) SAS 70
13 12 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.064%) MiFID
14 10 (0.064%) PMBOK
15 9 (0.058%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.045%) GAMP
17 5 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 5 (0.032%) PA-DSS
17 5 (0.032%) PSD2
System Software
1 3,944 (25.29%) Docker
2 1,381 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 1,140 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 543 (3.48%) Hyper-V
5 286 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 267 (1.71%) vSphere
7 175 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 128 (0.82%) HDFS
9 112 (0.72%) VirtualBox
10 103 (0.66%) XenApp
11 99 (0.63%) Xen
12 98 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
13 93 (0.60%) VMware NSX
14 82 (0.53%) KVM
15 75 (0.48%) Apache Flume
16 70 (0.45%) XenDesktop
17 67 (0.43%) NFS
18 52 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 51 (0.33%) XenServer
20 44 (0.28%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 2,776 (17.80%) Ansible
2 2,397 (15.37%) Puppet
3 2,268 (14.54%) Kubernetes
4 2,002 (12.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1,856 (11.90%) Terraform
6 403 (2.58%) Salt
7 322 (2.06%) Nagios
8 312 (2.00%) Packer
9 289 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
10 277 (1.78%) SCCM
11 256 (1.64%) Kibana
12 250 (1.60%) Grafana
13 226 (1.45%) Prometheus
14 205 (1.31%) ZABBIX
15 197 (1.26%) Consul
16 168 (1.08%) Graphite
17 127 (0.81%) SCOM
18 119 (0.76%) Oozie
19 103 (0.66%) logstash
20 101 (0.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2,612 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 2,225 (14.27%) Google
3 1,790 (11.48%) VMware
4 1,012 (6.49%) Oracle
5 771 (4.94%) Cisco
6 740 (4.74%) Red Hat
7 462 (2.96%) Citrix
8 439 (2.81%) Splunk
9 409 (2.62%) IBM
10 365 (2.34%) SAP
11 343 (2.20%) New Relic
12 297 (1.90%) HP
13 279 (1.79%) Tableau
14 263 (1.69%) Atlassian
15 242 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
16 188 (1.21%) AppDynamics
17 181 (1.16%) NetApp
18 170 (1.09%) Cloudera
19 163 (1.05%) F5
20 160 (1.03%) EMC