Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 62 120
Rank change year-on-year +33 +58 +70
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 12313 8473 5699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.88% 4.46% 2.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.69% 34.23% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10179 7211 4781
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £84,000 £80,000
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 33555 24751 20363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.75% 13.03% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27617 20846 16896
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £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% +4.94%

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 November 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 18 November 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 +31 11559 £60,000 +4.35% 774
London +6 6331 £65,000 +4.00% 376
UK excluding London +47 5695 £50,000 - 429
South East +34 1811 £55,000 +1.85% 105
North of England +52 1310 £47,500 - 140
North West +30 805 £47,500 +5.56% 78
South West +51 746 £49,250 -1.50% 40
East of England +24 676 £57,500 +9.52% 61
Midlands +39 665 £49,000 -2.00% 51
Yorkshire +82 423 £50,000 -4.76% 56
West Midlands +47 397 £48,250 -8.10% 31
East Midlands +39 270 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Scotland +41 266 £50,000 +17.65% 19
Wales +44 166 £49,039 +20.34% 11
North East +46 83 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Northern Ireland +20 67 £39,000 -2.50% 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5254 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5070 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4357 (35.39%) DevOps
4 4210 (34.19%) Linux
5 3954 (32.11%) Java
6 3461 (28.11%) Python
7 2722 (22.11%) JavaScript
8 2683 (21.79%) Docker
9 2681 (21.77%) Web Services
10 2563 (20.82%) SQL
11 2392 (19.43%) Puppet
12 2301 (18.69%) Jenkins
13 2258 (18.34%) Finance
14 2210 (17.95%) Ansible
15 2188 (17.77%) Windows
16 2129 (17.29%) Microsoft
17 2126 (17.27%) TDD
18 2092 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
19 2069 (16.80%) .NET
20 1999 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
21 1979 (16.07%) Git (software)
22 1934 (15.71%) C#
23 1716 (13.94%) SQL Server
24 1667 (13.54%) Microservices
25 1657 (13.46%) Software Engineering
26 1646 (13.37%) Scrum
27 1622 (13.17%) HTML
28 1557 (12.65%) NoSQL
29 1549 (12.58%) MySQL
30 1537 (12.48%) VMware

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
1 824 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
2 756 (6.14%) Apache
3 671 (5.45%) Apache Spark
4 593 (4.82%) Tomcat
5 523 (4.25%) OpenStack
6 454 (3.69%) IIS
7 345 (2.80%) nginx
8 339 (2.75%) Confluence
9 247 (2.01%) JBoss
10 240 (1.95%) SharePoint
11 199 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 196 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
13 194 (1.58%) MS Exchange
14 186 (1.51%) CMS
15 145 (1.18%) Apache Solr
16 138 (1.12%) Skype for Business
17 124 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 93 (0.76%) WebLogic
19 83 (0.67%) Jetty
20 79 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 145 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.15%) SPSS
6 14 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.073%) Moqups
8 8 (0.065%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.041%) InDesign
10 4 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.016%) InVision
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.008%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.008%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.008%) HipChat
12 1 (0.008%) InCopy
12 1 (0.008%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (0.35%) Magento
4 38 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 35 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 23 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 22 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 22 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 15 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 12 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.089%) Oracle HRMS
12 10 (0.081%) Workday HCM
13 8 (0.065%) Movex
14 7 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
15 6 (0.049%) Odoo
15 6 (0.049%) Revive Adserver
15 6 (0.049%) SDL Web 8
15 6 (0.049%) Summit
16 5 (0.041%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5070 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1135 (9.22%) SaaS
3 1003 (8.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 820 (6.66%) Amazon EC2
5 709 (5.76%) IaaS
6 703 (5.71%) PaaS
7 687 (5.58%) Office 365
8 650 (5.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 527 (4.28%) Amazon S3
10 471 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
11 470 (3.82%) GitHub
12 421 (3.42%) Serverless
13 328 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
14 262 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 214 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
16 195 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 166 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 138 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
19 133 (1.08%) OpenShift
20 130 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 816 (6.63%) Firewall
2 567 (4.60%) DNS
3 465 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 444 (3.61%) VPN
5 382 (3.10%) WAN
6 348 (2.83%) Internet
7 333 (2.70%) HTTP
8 310 (2.52%) SAN
9 288 (2.34%) LAN
10 277 (2.25%) DHCP
11 195 (1.58%) SSL
12 177 (1.44%) Network Security
13 143 (1.16%) VLAN
14 138 (1.12%) VoIP
15 131 (1.06%) IPsec
16 119 (0.97%) Skype
17 118 (0.96%) BGP
18 107 (0.87%) Wireless
19 105 (0.85%) MPLS
20 104 (0.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1716 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 1557 (12.65%) NoSQL
3 1549 (12.58%) MySQL
4 1181 (9.59%) MongoDB
5 1128 (9.16%) Big Data
6 724 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 689 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
8 557 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 547 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
10 540 (4.39%) Relational Database
11 497 (4.04%) Redis
12 493 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 326 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 313 (2.54%) Amazon Redshift
15 238 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 211 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 172 (1.40%) RDBMS
18 163 (1.32%) Apache Hive
19 159 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
20 124 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2301 (18.69%) Jenkins
2 1979 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 864 (7.02%) JIRA
4 715 (5.81%) TeamCity
5 589 (4.78%) Maven
6 500 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 445 (3.61%) Selenium
8 404 (3.28%) JUnit
9 346 (2.81%) Subversion
10 324 (2.63%) Cucumber
11 297 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 297 (2.41%) Vagrant
12 269 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 267 (2.17%) Bitbucket
14 256 (2.08%) Gradle
15 201 (1.63%) Visual Studio
16 181 (1.47%) gulp
17 156 (1.27%) Hudson
18 135 (1.10%) GitLab
18 135 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 2258 (18.34%) Finance
2 745 (6.05%) Retail
3 683 (5.55%) Marketing
4 637 (5.17%) Banking
5 537 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 391 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 370 (3.00%) Electronics
8 310 (2.52%) Games
9 220 (1.79%) Advertising
10 165 (1.34%) Legal
11 137 (1.11%) Law
12 136 (1.10%) Publishing
13 108 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 86 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 50 (0.41%) Billing
15 50 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 49 (0.40%) Automotive
17 47 (0.38%) Back Office
17 47 (0.38%) Front Office
18 45 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3789 (30.77%) Developer
2 1929 (15.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1310 (10.64%) Architect
4 1146 (9.31%) Java Developer
5 1015 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 847 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
7 733 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
8 690 (5.60%) .NET Developer
9 626 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
10 582 (4.73%) Software Engineer
11 566 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
12 560 (4.55%) Consultant
13 536 (4.35%) C# Developer
14 496 (4.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 496 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
15 472 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 455 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 399 (3.24%) Administrator
18 393 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
19 387 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2681 (21.77%) Web Services
2 2069 (16.80%) .NET
3 1622 (13.17%) HTML
4 1523 (12.37%) AngularJS
5 1500 (12.18%) CSS
6 1423 (11.56%) Node.js
7 1028 (8.35%) RESTful
8 1006 (8.17%) REST
9 1000 (8.12%) React
10 942 (7.65%) Spring
11 849 (6.90%) ASP.NET
12 778 (6.32%) HTML5
13 627 (5.09%) jQuery
14 622 (5.05%) JSON
15 507 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 473 (3.84%) XML
17 449 (3.65%) CSS3
18 439 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
19 425 (3.45%) SOAP
20 418 (3.39%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1020 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 725 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
3 701 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 682 (5.54%) Public Cloud
5 650 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
6 611 (4.96%) Fintech
7 504 (4.09%) User Experience
8 354 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 322 (2.62%) Mobile App
10 260 (2.11%) Algorithms
11 246 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 243 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
13 240 (1.95%) Private Cloud
14 159 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 154 (1.25%) Clustering
16 152 (1.23%) Data Structures
17 132 (1.07%) Replication
18 106 (0.86%) Virtual Team
19 101 (0.82%) Cloud Native
20 96 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4210 (34.19%) Linux
2 2188 (17.77%) Windows
3 935 (7.59%) Unix
4 880 (7.15%) Windows Server
5 474 (3.85%) CentOS
6 462 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 379 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 362 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 347 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 342 (2.78%) Android
11 221 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 129 (1.05%) Debian
13 93 (0.76%) Mac OS X
14 92 (0.75%) Windows 10
15 81 (0.66%) CoreOS
16 80 (0.65%) Windows 7
17 60 (0.49%) Solaris
18 57 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
19 46 (0.37%) Mac OS
20 31 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5254 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4357 (35.39%) DevOps
3 2126 (17.27%) TDD
4 2092 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
5 1667 (13.54%) Microservices
6 1657 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 1646 (13.37%) Scrum
8 1221 (9.92%) Configuration Management
9 1220 (9.91%) MVC
10 1103 (8.96%) Open Source
11 1101 (8.94%) BDD
12 1001 (8.13%) Test Automation
13 994 (8.07%) E-Commerce
14 989 (8.03%) Analytics
15 856 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
16 855 (6.94%) OO
17 852 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
18 851 (6.91%) Mentoring
19 842 (6.84%) Migration
20 804 (6.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3954 (32.11%) Java
2 3461 (28.11%) Python
3 2722 (22.11%) JavaScript
4 2563 (20.82%) SQL
5 1934 (15.71%) C#
6 1447 (11.75%) Ruby
7 1176 (9.55%) Bash Shell
8 1026 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 991 (8.05%) PHP
10 706 (5.73%) Perl
11 567 (4.60%) C++
11 567 (4.60%) Scala
12 544 (4.42%) Go
13 389 (3.16%) Shell Script
14 293 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 262 (2.13%) C
16 237 (1.92%) Groovy
17 212 (1.72%) ES6
17 212 (1.72%) R
18 145 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1427 (11.59%) Degree
2 557 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 288 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
4 278 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 234 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 160 (1.30%) MCSE
7 158 (1.28%) CCNA
8 153 (1.24%) AWS Certification
9 148 (1.20%) SC Cleared
10 141 (1.15%) CISSP
11 134 (1.09%) CCNP
12 113 (0.92%) PhD
13 89 (0.72%) CCIE
14 88 (0.71%) MCSA
15 87 (0.71%) CISM
16 79 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 78 (0.63%) Master's Degree
18 63 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
19 39 (0.32%) MCSD
20 37 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 623 (5.06%) QA
2 225 (1.83%) GCP
3 136 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 116 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 101 (0.82%) SLA
6 95 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 63 (0.51%) GDPR
8 47 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 26 (0.21%) COBIT
9 26 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.16%) PMO
11 15 (0.12%) WAI
12 10 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
12 10 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.065%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.041%) ISO 22301
14 5 (0.041%) SEPA
15 4 (0.032%) HL7
15 4 (0.032%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2683 (21.79%) Docker
2 938 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 934 (7.59%) Active Directory
4 475 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 207 (1.68%) vSphere
6 138 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 135 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (0.63%) KVM
9 62 (0.50%) XenApp
10 55 (0.45%) Varnish
11 53 (0.43%) HDFS
12 52 (0.42%) Apache Flume
13 51 (0.41%) VMware NSX
14 41 (0.33%) Xen
15 40 (0.32%) vCloud
16 38 (0.31%) XenServer
17 36 (0.29%) XenDesktop
18 35 (0.28%) Ceph
18 35 (0.28%) Terminal Services
18 35 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2392 (19.43%) Puppet
2 2210 (17.95%) Ansible
3 1999 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1155 (9.38%) Kubernetes
5 1040 (8.45%) Terraform
6 345 (2.80%) Nagios
7 257 (2.09%) Packer
8 228 (1.85%) Kibana
9 201 (1.63%) Salt
10 200 (1.62%) SCCM
11 153 (1.24%) Mesos
12 142 (1.15%) SCOM
13 135 (1.10%) Grafana
14 125 (1.02%) logstash
15 107 (0.87%) ZABBIX
16 93 (0.76%) HAProxy
17 85 (0.69%) Consul
18 78 (0.63%) Prometheus
19 77 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
20 62 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2129 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 1537 (12.48%) VMware
3 1403 (11.39%) Google
4 1048 (8.51%) Oracle
5 657 (5.34%) Red Hat
6 606 (4.92%) Cisco
7 487 (3.96%) SAP
8 383 (3.11%) Citrix
9 262 (2.13%) Splunk
10 252 (2.05%) IBM
11 206 (1.67%) HP
12 202 (1.64%) Atlassian
13 201 (1.63%) Tableau
14 172 (1.40%) New Relic
15 169 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
16 160 (1.30%) SaltStack
17 154 (1.25%) Juniper
18 132 (1.07%) Apple
19 131 (1.06%) Rackspace
20 128 (1.04%) AppDynamics