Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 26 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 +40
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,813 13,651 8,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.45% 7.72% 4.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.96% 37.28% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,490 11,320 7,266
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,025 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 38,609 36,617 24,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.51% 20.71% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,771 30,308 20,507
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +7 14,809 £63,000 +5.00% 3,069
London +10 8,110 £70,000 +3.70% 1,511
UK excluding London +16 7,338 £53,000 +6.00% 1,732
South East +13 1,953 £55,000 - 402
North of England +21 1,861 £55,000 +10.00% 507
North West +16 1,106 £57,500 +18.56% 297
South West +13 1,040 £50,000 +5.26% 197
Midlands +24 1,032 £52,500 +5.00% 261
East of England +11 796 £55,000 -4.35% 192
West Midlands +50 682 £52,500 - 159
Yorkshire +34 640 £50,000 - 172
Scotland +2 402 £50,000 - 83
East Midlands +4 350 £52,500 +5.00% 101
Wales +24 255 £45,000 +5.88% 66
North East +14 121 £50,000 +8.70% 38
Northern Ireland -11 65 £50,000 +28.21% 25

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 7,857 (49.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,720 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5,970 (37.75%) DevOps
4 4,908 (31.04%) Python
5 4,609 (29.15%) Linux
6 4,568 (28.89%) Java
7 3,972 (25.12%) Docker
8 3,614 (22.85%) SQL
9 3,271 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 3,061 (19.36%) Web Services
11 2,868 (18.14%) Finance
12 2,812 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2,743 (17.35%) Ansible
14 2,730 (17.26%) Microservices
15 2,699 (17.07%) Windows
16 2,698 (17.06%) C#
17 2,624 (16.59%) Microsoft
18 2,566 (16.23%) Jenkins
19 2,538 (16.05%) Kubernetes
20 2,498 (15.80%) Software Engineering
21 2,351 (14.87%) .NET
22 2,346 (14.84%) Google
23 2,340 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
24 2,310 (14.61%) Git (software)
25 2,217 (14.02%) Puppet
26 1,994 (12.61%) SQL Server
27 1,942 (12.28%) HTML
28 1,917 (12.12%) Terraform
29 1,843 (11.65%) TDD
30 1,831 (11.58%) Degree

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
1 869 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 716 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 691 (4.37%) Apache
4 467 (2.95%) Confluence
5 356 (2.25%) IIS
6 342 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 317 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 306 (1.94%) nginx
9 256 (1.62%) MS Exchange
10 243 (1.54%) CMS
11 213 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 190 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 183 (1.16%) Apache Pig
14 136 (0.86%) WebSphere
15 116 (0.73%) JBoss
16 110 (0.70%) Apache Solr
17 107 (0.68%) WebLogic
18 101 (0.64%) Skype for Business
19 98 (0.62%) WordPress
20 80 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 252 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 185 (1.17%) Chatbot
3 79 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 46 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.089%) SPSS
10 9 (0.057%) HipChat
11 8 (0.051%) Snapchat
12 6 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
12 6 (0.038%) Stata
13 4 (0.025%) InDesign
14 3 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.019%) Camtasia
14 3 (0.019%) FrameMaker
15 2 (0.013%) Maya
15 2 (0.013%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 86 (0.54%) Magento
2 80 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 59 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 47 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 24 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 20 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
7 17 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 16 (0.10%) SAP ERP
9 14 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
10 13 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 13 (0.082%) thinkFolio
11 12 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
12 11 (0.070%) SAP GRC
13 10 (0.063%) Eloqua
14 9 (0.057%) Eagle PACE
14 9 (0.057%) Exstream
14 9 (0.057%) Front Arena
14 9 (0.057%) Markit EDM
15 7 (0.044%) SAP Business One
16 6 (0.038%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7,857 (49.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,812 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,333 (8.43%) SaaS
4 1,082 (6.84%) Serverless
5 1,013 (6.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 983 (6.22%) Amazon EC2
7 935 (5.91%) Office 365
8 906 (5.73%) Amazon S3
9 867 (5.48%) PaaS
10 821 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
11 775 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
12 759 (4.80%) IaaS
13 648 (4.10%) GitHub
14 454 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 409 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
16 331 (2.09%) OpenShift
17 307 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 278 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
19 201 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
20 196 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,111 (7.03%) Firewall
2 578 (3.66%) DNS
3 500 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 454 (2.87%) WAN
5 445 (2.81%) VPN
6 435 (2.75%) HTTP
7 416 (2.63%) Internet
8 398 (2.52%) LAN
9 318 (2.01%) Network Security
10 284 (1.80%) SAN
11 256 (1.62%) DHCP
12 193 (1.22%) Wireless
13 163 (1.03%) VLAN
14 143 (0.90%) SSL
15 136 (0.86%) MPLS
16 131 (0.83%) VoIP
17 128 (0.81%) Skype
18 111 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
19 107 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
20 103 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,994 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 1,703 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 1,456 (9.21%) Big Data
4 1,452 (9.18%) MySQL
5 1,078 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 1,035 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
7 915 (5.79%) Hadoop
8 797 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 770 (4.87%) Amazon RDS
10 735 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 628 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
12 591 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 534 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
14 431 (2.73%) Redis
15 338 (2.14%) RDBMS
16 319 (2.02%) Apache Hive
17 301 (1.90%) HBase
18 266 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 194 (1.23%) Blockchain
20 188 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,566 (16.23%) Jenkins
2 2,310 (14.61%) Git (software)
3 1,077 (6.81%) JIRA
4 724 (4.58%) TeamCity
5 636 (4.02%) Maven
6 619 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 613 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 572 (3.62%) Selenium
9 404 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 387 (2.45%) Cucumber
10 387 (2.45%) Subversion
11 346 (2.19%) Visual Studio
12 288 (1.82%) Gradle
13 278 (1.76%) Vagrant
14 263 (1.66%) GitLab
14 263 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
15 208 (1.32%) JUnit
16 201 (1.27%) Bitbucket
17 189 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
18 177 (1.12%) CircleCI
General
1 2,868 (18.14%) Finance
2 783 (4.95%) Banking
3 773 (4.89%) Retail
4 577 (3.65%) Marketing
5 362 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 332 (2.10%) Law
7 326 (2.06%) Games
8 216 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 175 (1.11%) Advertising
10 166 (1.05%) Electronics
11 162 (1.02%) Legal
12 153 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 138 (0.87%) Front Office
14 128 (0.81%) Military
15 108 (0.68%) Publishing
16 92 (0.58%) Investment Banking
17 89 (0.56%) Automotive
18 55 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 49 (0.31%) Billing
20 46 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,070 (25.74%) Developer
2 2,424 (15.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,221 (14.05%) Architect
4 1,093 (6.91%) Software Engineer
5 1,074 (6.79%) AWS Engineer
6 1,035 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 1,001 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 904 (5.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 759 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
10 728 (4.60%) .NET Developer
11 704 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
12 657 (4.15%) AWS DevOps
13 631 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 621 (3.93%) Consultant
15 562 (3.55%) C# Developer
16 520 (3.29%) Data Engineer
17 515 (3.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 509 (3.22%) Senior DevOps
19 489 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
20 470 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,061 (19.36%) Web Services
2 2,351 (14.87%) .NET
3 1,942 (12.28%) HTML
4 1,754 (11.09%) AngularJS
5 1,707 (10.79%) Node.js
6 1,704 (10.78%) CSS
7 1,384 (8.75%) React
8 1,079 (6.82%) RESTful
9 1,073 (6.79%) Spring
10 1,037 (6.56%) REST
11 919 (5.81%) ASP.NET
12 762 (4.82%) Kafka
13 742 (4.69%) HTML5
14 583 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 578 (3.66%) jQuery
16 539 (3.41%) Spring Boot
17 532 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 525 (3.32%) .NET Core
19 469 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
20 429 (2.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,043 (6.60%) Public Cloud
2 965 (6.10%) Fintech
3 888 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 854 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 795 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
6 696 (4.40%) User Experience
7 493 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 491 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
9 463 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
10 396 (2.50%) Algorithms
11 384 (2.43%) Cloud Native
12 351 (2.22%) Mobile App
13 338 (2.14%) Management Information System
14 337 (2.13%) Hedge funds
15 325 (2.06%) Private Cloud
16 309 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
17 233 (1.47%) Data Structures
18 213 (1.35%) Virtual Team
19 170 (1.08%) Replication
20 134 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4,609 (29.15%) Linux
2 2,699 (17.07%) Windows
3 971 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 879 (5.56%) Unix
5 445 (2.81%) CentOS
6 409 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 359 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 356 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 322 (2.04%) Android
10 304 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 301 (1.90%) Apple iOS
12 249 (1.57%) Windows 10
13 140 (0.89%) Debian
14 133 (0.84%) Windows 7
15 80 (0.51%) Windows 8
16 75 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 71 (0.45%) VMS
18 66 (0.42%) CoreOS
19 65 (0.41%) Solaris
20 57 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,720 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5,970 (37.75%) DevOps
3 2,730 (17.26%) Microservices
4 2,498 (15.80%) Software Engineering
5 2,340 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
6 1,843 (11.65%) TDD
7 1,783 (11.28%) Scrum
8 1,477 (9.34%) Test Automation
9 1,403 (8.87%) Configuration Management
10 1,342 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
11 1,337 (8.46%) Mentoring
12 1,293 (8.18%) Analytics
13 1,274 (8.06%) Computer Science
14 1,262 (7.98%) Continuous Delivery
15 1,217 (7.70%) Open Source
16 1,195 (7.56%) MVC
17 1,025 (6.48%) Machine Learning
18 1,015 (6.42%) Migration
19 918 (5.81%) BDD
20 913 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4,908 (31.04%) Python
2 4,568 (28.89%) Java
3 3,614 (22.85%) SQL
4 3,271 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 2,698 (17.06%) C#
6 1,426 (9.02%) Bash Shell
7 1,322 (8.36%) Ruby
8 1,147 (7.25%) PowerShell
9 945 (5.98%) Scala
10 941 (5.95%) PHP
11 720 (4.55%) Go
12 676 (4.27%) Perl
13 616 (3.90%) C++
14 545 (3.45%) Java 8
15 415 (2.62%) Shell Script
16 379 (2.40%) T-SQL
17 374 (2.37%) C
18 358 (2.26%) TypeScript
19 281 (1.78%) ES6
20 226 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 1,831 (11.58%) Degree
2 666 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 437 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 407 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
5 401 (2.54%) AWS Certification
6 388 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 306 (1.94%) CISSP
8 263 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 240 (1.52%) MCSE
10 171 (1.08%) MCSA
11 155 (0.98%) CCNP
12 153 (0.97%) Master's Degree
13 139 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 119 (0.75%) PhD
15 115 (0.73%) CISM
16 114 (0.72%) CCNA
17 112 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
18 103 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 90 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
20 78 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 691 (4.37%) QA
2 317 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 305 (1.93%) GDPR
4 162 (1.02%) SLA
5 143 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 95 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 51 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 43 (0.27%) PMO
9 37 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 30 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 16 (0.10%) MiFID
13 13 (0.082%) SAS 70
14 12 (0.076%) IFRS
15 11 (0.070%) COBIT
15 11 (0.070%) WAI
16 10 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 8 (0.051%) FedRAMP
17 8 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 8 (0.051%) PSD2
System Software
1 3,972 (25.12%) Docker
2 1,311 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 1,115 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 582 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 267 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 204 (1.29%) vSphere
7 126 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 110 (0.70%) Apache Flume
8 110 (0.70%) XenApp
9 93 (0.59%) HDFS
10 82 (0.52%) VirtualBox
11 78 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 72 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 68 (0.43%) XenDesktop
14 53 (0.34%) VMware NSX
15 49 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
16 44 (0.28%) Firmware
16 44 (0.28%) Xen
17 43 (0.27%) NFS
18 35 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,743 (17.35%) Ansible
2 2,538 (16.05%) Kubernetes
3 2,217 (14.02%) Puppet
4 1,917 (12.12%) Terraform
5 1,715 (10.85%) Opscode Chef
6 383 (2.42%) Salt
7 294 (1.86%) Packer
8 281 (1.78%) Prometheus
9 275 (1.74%) SCCM
10 260 (1.64%) Nagios
11 240 (1.52%) Consul
12 219 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
13 204 (1.29%) Grafana
14 195 (1.23%) Kibana
15 155 (0.98%) Graphite
16 145 (0.92%) Oozie
17 128 (0.81%) ZABBIX
18 125 (0.79%) Mesos
19 120 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
20 92 (0.58%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2,624 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 2,346 (14.84%) Google
3 1,615 (10.21%) VMware
4 950 (6.01%) Oracle
5 673 (4.26%) Cisco
6 560 (3.54%) Red Hat
7 404 (2.55%) IBM
8 398 (2.52%) Splunk
9 396 (2.50%) Citrix
10 361 (2.28%) SAP
11 293 (1.85%) Tableau
12 252 (1.59%) Cloudera
13 249 (1.57%) New Relic
14 231 (1.46%) Atlassian
15 208 (1.32%) HP
16 186 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
17 183 (1.16%) CheckPoint
18 167 (1.06%) NetApp
19 152 (0.96%) Adobe
20 145 (0.92%) Hortonworks