Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 +37
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 16,945 15,865 10,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.68% 9.09% 6.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.00% 37.84% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13,518 12,878 8,858
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 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 43,447 41,925 31,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.95% 24.01% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35,268 34,051 25,739
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +3.26% +3.95% +0.57%

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 July 2019.

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 July 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 15,941 £65,000 +8.33% 2,900
London +8 8,772 £72,500 +3.57% 1,470
UK excluding London +9 7,800 £52,500 - 1,583
South East +13 2,256 £55,000 - 369
North of England +5 1,924 £52,500 +5.00% 456
Midlands +26 1,185 £51,500 +3.00% 250
North West +5 1,118 £55,000 +10.00% 259
South West +12 950 £50,000 - 168
West Midlands +37 798 £52,500 -4.55% 158
East of England +2 757 £55,000 -4.35% 187
Yorkshire 0 711 £50,000 - 153
Scotland +4 560 £47,500 -5.00% 104
East Midlands +8 381 £47,500 - 91
Wales -8 127 £42,625 -10.26% 37
North East -9 95 £45,596 -2.99% 44
Northern Ireland +8 63 £50,000 +20.48% 11
Isle of Man +3 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 8,389 (49.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7,256 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6,507 (38.40%) DevOps
4 5,394 (31.83%) Python
5 4,768 (28.14%) Docker
6 4,719 (27.85%) Linux
7 4,714 (27.82%) Java
8 3,572 (21.08%) JavaScript
9 3,438 (20.29%) SQL
10 3,332 (19.66%) Kubernetes
11 3,320 (19.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3,054 (18.02%) Finance
13 2,884 (17.02%) Ansible
14 2,881 (17.00%) Microservices
15 2,877 (16.98%) Software Engineering
16 2,853 (16.84%) C#
17 2,819 (16.64%) Windows
18 2,768 (16.34%) Microsoft
19 2,738 (16.16%) Web Services
20 2,694 (15.90%) .NET
21 2,679 (15.81%) Terraform
22 2,645 (15.61%) Jenkins
23 2,450 (14.46%) Git (software)
24 2,389 (14.10%) Google
25 2,246 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
26 2,173 (12.82%) Puppet
27 2,055 (12.13%) Scrum
28 1,947 (11.49%) TDD
29 1,936 (11.43%) Node.js
30 1,881 (11.10%) SQL Server

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
1 891 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 753 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 548 (3.23%) Apache
4 513 (3.03%) Confluence
5 326 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 318 (1.88%) OpenStack
7 308 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 302 (1.78%) IIS
9 230 (1.36%) nginx
10 178 (1.05%) Apache Pig
11 177 (1.04%) CMS
12 173 (1.02%) MS Exchange
13 162 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
14 152 (0.90%) WebSphere
15 145 (0.86%) JBoss
16 134 (0.79%) Skype for Business
17 121 (0.71%) Apache Solr
18 117 (0.69%) SAS
19 103 (0.61%) WebLogic
20 81 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 181 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 54 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 46 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 39 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.083%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.077%) HipChat
9 10 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.047%) Adobe XD
11 7 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.035%) CINEMA 4D
12 6 (0.035%) Maya
12 6 (0.035%) MODO
12 6 (0.035%) NUKE
13 4 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.024%) EngageOne
13 4 (0.024%) Sketch
14 3 (0.018%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 99 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 93 (0.55%) Magento
3 78 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 37 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 31 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 31 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
6 26 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
7 25 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 18 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.047%) Fredhopper
9 8 (0.047%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.041%) SAP GRC
11 6 (0.035%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 5 (0.030%) SAP Business One
12 5 (0.030%) SAP MDG
12 5 (0.030%) Shopify
13 4 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.024%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8,389 (49.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,320 (19.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,613 (9.52%) Serverless
4 1,416 (8.36%) SaaS
5 1,139 (6.72%) AWS Lambda
6 1,065 (6.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1,061 (6.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1,028 (6.07%) Amazon S3
9 999 (5.90%) Office 365
10 949 (5.60%) PaaS
11 868 (5.12%) IaaS
12 781 (4.61%) GitHub
13 702 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
14 475 (2.80%) Amazon ECS
15 432 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
16 416 (2.46%) OpenShift
17 404 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 387 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 264 (1.56%) Power Platform
20 244 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1,112 (6.56%) Firewall
2 574 (3.39%) DNS
3 553 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 500 (2.95%) WAN
5 476 (2.81%) VPN
6 442 (2.61%) LAN
7 415 (2.45%) Internet
8 355 (2.10%) HTTP
9 316 (1.86%) Network Security
10 282 (1.66%) DHCP
11 263 (1.55%) SAN
12 184 (1.09%) VoIP
13 182 (1.07%) Skype
14 177 (1.04%) MPLS
15 145 (0.86%) Wireless
16 143 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
17 127 (0.75%) VLAN
18 113 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
18 113 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
19 105 (0.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,881 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 1,366 (8.06%) MySQL
3 1,362 (8.04%) NoSQL
4 1,349 (7.96%) Big Data
5 990 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 953 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
7 860 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 726 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
9 714 (4.21%) Relational Database
10 653 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 580 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 573 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
13 480 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 393 (2.32%) Redis
15 312 (1.84%) Apache Hive
16 293 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 276 (1.63%) RDBMS
18 263 (1.55%) Power BI
19 247 (1.46%) HBase
20 215 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2,645 (15.61%) Jenkins
2 2,450 (14.46%) Git (software)
3 1,187 (7.01%) JIRA
4 588 (3.47%) TeamCity
5 549 (3.24%) Selenium
6 538 (3.17%) Maven
7 498 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 462 (2.73%) GitLab
9 438 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 409 (2.41%) Bitbucket
11 355 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 348 (2.05%) Cucumber
13 326 (1.92%) Subversion
14 292 (1.72%) Visual Studio
15 225 (1.33%) JUnit
16 219 (1.29%) Gradle
17 218 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
18 203 (1.20%) Travis CI
19 193 (1.14%) Artifactory
20 182 (1.07%) webpack
General
1 3,054 (18.02%) Finance
2 938 (5.54%) Retail
3 818 (4.83%) Banking
4 563 (3.32%) Marketing
5 399 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 300 (1.77%) Law
7 281 (1.66%) Front Office
8 279 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 255 (1.50%) Games
10 195 (1.15%) Advertising
11 157 (0.93%) Electronics
12 148 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 123 (0.73%) Legal
14 115 (0.68%) Automotive
15 110 (0.65%) Publishing
16 63 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 56 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 50 (0.30%) Back Office
19 41 (0.24%) Retail Banking
20 37 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,455 (26.29%) Developer
2 2,565 (15.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,039 (12.03%) Architect
4 1,466 (8.65%) AWS Engineer
5 1,173 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 1,150 (6.79%) Software Engineer
7 1,056 (6.23%) Senior Developer
8 974 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 875 (5.16%) .NET Developer
10 808 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
11 783 (4.62%) Consultant
11 783 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
12 677 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
13 669 (3.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 640 (3.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 635 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
16 625 (3.69%) C# Developer
17 576 (3.40%) Data Engineer
18 540 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
19 528 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,738 (16.16%) Web Services
2 2,694 (15.90%) .NET
3 1,936 (11.43%) Node.js
4 1,864 (11.00%) AngularJS
5 1,857 (10.96%) HTML
6 1,728 (10.20%) React
7 1,694 (10.00%) CSS
8 1,155 (6.82%) RESTful
9 1,134 (6.69%) Spring
10 1,032 (6.09%) REST
11 976 (5.76%) ASP.NET
12 866 (5.11%) Kafka
13 765 (4.51%) .NET Core
14 708 (4.18%) HTML5
15 585 (3.45%) Spring Boot
16 579 (3.42%) JSON
17 528 (3.12%) jQuery
18 511 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 510 (3.01%) .NET Framework
20 503 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1,191 (7.03%) Public Cloud
2 955 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 866 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 764 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
5 725 (4.28%) User Experience
6 563 (3.32%) Cloud Native
7 492 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 452 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
9 444 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
10 380 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 379 (2.24%) Algorithms
12 318 (1.88%) Management Information System
13 298 (1.76%) Data Structures
14 282 (1.66%) Private Cloud
15 278 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
16 210 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 199 (1.17%) Derivative
18 190 (1.12%) Fixed Income
19 183 (1.08%) Virtual Team
20 162 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4,719 (27.85%) Linux
2 2,819 (16.64%) Windows
3 1,106 (6.53%) Windows Server
4 1,019 (6.01%) Unix
5 374 (2.21%) CentOS
6 371 (2.19%) Android
7 359 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 350 (2.07%) Ubuntu
9 337 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 311 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 229 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 227 (1.34%) Windows 10
13 150 (0.89%) Windows 7
14 115 (0.68%) Debian
14 115 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 53 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 52 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 44 (0.26%) CoreOS
18 33 (0.19%) Solaris
19 32 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,256 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6,507 (38.40%) DevOps
3 2,881 (17.00%) Microservices
4 2,877 (16.98%) Software Engineering
5 2,246 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2,055 (12.13%) Scrum
7 1,947 (11.49%) TDD
8 1,682 (9.93%) Test Automation
9 1,524 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
10 1,465 (8.65%) Mentoring
11 1,408 (8.31%) Analytics
12 1,301 (7.68%) Configuration Management
13 1,268 (7.48%) Migration
14 1,215 (7.17%) Computer Science
15 1,210 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
16 1,193 (7.04%) Open Source
17 1,188 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
18 1,167 (6.89%) Fintech
19 1,131 (6.67%) Machine Learning
20 1,102 (6.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,394 (31.83%) Python
2 4,714 (27.82%) Java
3 3,572 (21.08%) JavaScript
4 3,438 (20.29%) SQL
5 2,853 (16.84%) C#
6 1,514 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 1,343 (7.93%) PowerShell
8 1,203 (7.10%) Ruby
9 967 (5.71%) PHP
10 897 (5.29%) Scala
11 847 (5.00%) Go
12 644 (3.80%) C++
13 574 (3.39%) TypeScript
14 485 (2.86%) Perl
15 470 (2.77%) Java 8
16 433 (2.56%) Shell Script
17 353 (2.08%) ES6
18 333 (1.97%) T-SQL
19 322 (1.90%) C
20 287 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 1,707 (10.07%) Degree
2 565 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 472 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 444 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 409 (2.41%) AWS Certification
6 343 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 280 (1.65%) CISSP
8 278 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 240 (1.42%) CCNA
10 228 (1.35%) CCNP
11 193 (1.14%) MCSE
12 127 (0.75%) MCSA
13 115 (0.68%) Master's Degree
14 101 (0.60%) CISM
15 99 (0.58%) PhD
16 98 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
17 96 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 81 (0.48%) DV Cleared
19 76 (0.45%) CEH
20 74 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 780 (4.60%) QA
2 251 (1.48%) GDPR
3 240 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 183 (1.08%) SLA
5 149 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 106 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 72 (0.42%) NIST
8 68 (0.40%) COBIT
9 28 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 28 (0.17%) WAI
10 23 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.14%) NCSC
10 23 (0.14%) PMO
11 20 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 16 (0.094%) HIPAA
12 16 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.059%) ISAE 3402
15 9 (0.053%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 4,768 (28.14%) Docker
2 1,159 (6.84%) Active Directory
3 1,089 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 670 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 236 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 224 (1.32%) vSphere
7 149 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 106 (0.63%) XenApp
9 70 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 68 (0.40%) VirtualBox
11 61 (0.36%) VMware NSX
12 60 (0.35%) Varnish
13 59 (0.35%) XenDesktop
14 54 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
15 52 (0.31%) HDFS
16 50 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 47 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
18 40 (0.24%) Xen
19 38 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3,332 (19.66%) Kubernetes
2 2,884 (17.02%) Ansible
3 2,679 (15.81%) Terraform
4 2,173 (12.82%) Puppet
5 1,676 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
6 327 (1.93%) SCCM
7 321 (1.89%) Packer
8 294 (1.74%) Salt
9 267 (1.58%) Prometheus
10 264 (1.56%) Nagios
11 239 (1.41%) Grafana
12 232 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
13 221 (1.30%) Consul
14 203 (1.20%) Kibana
15 133 (0.78%) Oozie
16 122 (0.72%) ZABBIX
17 113 (0.67%) SCOM
18 111 (0.66%) Graphite
19 107 (0.63%) Mesos
19 107 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,768 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 2,389 (14.10%) Google
3 1,636 (9.65%) VMware
4 1,001 (5.91%) Oracle
5 787 (4.64%) Cisco
6 400 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 396 (2.34%) Splunk
8 382 (2.25%) SAP
9 376 (2.22%) Citrix
10 359 (2.12%) IBM
11 343 (2.02%) Tableau
12 286 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 270 (1.59%) Cloudera
14 209 (1.23%) HP
15 205 (1.21%) Atlassian
16 196 (1.16%) Informatica
17 190 (1.12%) Dell
18 153 (0.90%) New Relic
19 149 (0.88%) Veeam
20 137 (0.81%) ServiceNow