Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 24 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 +31
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 15,964 14,584 8,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.68% 8.24% 5.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.88% 38.32% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12,603 12,062 7,378
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 £95,000 £87,500 £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 39,047 38,058 24,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.12% 21.50% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31,135 31,341 20,749
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
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% - -

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 14,972 £62,500 +4.17% 1,139
London +6 8,161 £70,000 +3.70% 558
UK excluding London +12 7,425 £52,500 - 640
South East +16 2,027 £55,000 - 153
North of England +17 1,898 £55,000 +10.00% 189
North West +14 1,127 £57,500 +15.00% 101
South West +12 1,049 £50,000 - 52
Midlands +21 1,045 £52,500 +5.00% 105
East of England +7 769 £55,000 -4.35% 83
West Midlands +45 717 £52,500 - 74
Yorkshire +29 658 £52,500 +0.96% 71
Scotland -3 410 £50,000 - 50
East Midlands +1 326 £48,250 -3.50% 30
Wales +26 222 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North East +2 118 £50,000 +7.53% 17
Northern Ireland -7 75 £50,000 +28.21% 1

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7,803 (48.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6,834 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6,110 (38.27%) DevOps
4 5,053 (31.65%) Python
5 4,668 (29.24%) Linux
6 4,565 (28.60%) Java
7 4,108 (25.73%) Docker
8 3,467 (21.72%) SQL
9 3,277 (20.53%) JavaScript
10 3,016 (18.89%) Web Services
11 2,927 (18.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2,831 (17.73%) Finance
13 2,754 (17.25%) Microservices
14 2,731 (17.11%) Ansible
15 2,702 (16.93%) C#
16 2,693 (16.87%) Windows
17 2,669 (16.72%) Kubernetes
18 2,651 (16.61%) Software Engineering
19 2,631 (16.48%) Microsoft
20 2,572 (16.11%) Jenkins
21 2,418 (15.15%) .NET
22 2,382 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
23 2,350 (14.72%) Git (software)
24 2,312 (14.48%) Google
25 2,165 (13.56%) Puppet
26 2,077 (13.01%) Terraform
27 1,918 (12.01%) SQL Server
28 1,914 (11.99%) HTML
29 1,843 (11.54%) Scrum
30 1,768 (11.07%) TDD

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
1 935 (5.86%) Apache Spark
2 716 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
3 692 (4.33%) Apache
4 480 (3.01%) Confluence
5 364 (2.28%) IIS
6 345 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 323 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 282 (1.77%) nginx
9 224 (1.40%) Apache Pig
10 220 (1.38%) MS Exchange
11 210 (1.32%) CMS
11 210 (1.32%) OpenStack
12 157 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
13 136 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 124 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 106 (0.66%) JBoss
16 103 (0.65%) WebLogic
17 102 (0.64%) Skype for Business
18 94 (0.59%) WordPress
19 91 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 242 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 188 (1.18%) Chatbot
3 67 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 43 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.081%) SPSS
10 12 (0.075%) HipChat
11 7 (0.044%) Snapchat
12 5 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
12 5 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.031%) Stata
13 4 (0.025%) EngageOne
14 3 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.019%) Camtasia
14 3 (0.019%) FrameMaker
15 2 (0.013%) Mingle
15 2 (0.013%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 88 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 86 (0.54%) Magento
3 63 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 43 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 23 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 22 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 18 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 14 (0.088%) SAP ERP
9 13 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.081%) Exstream
9 13 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
10 12 (0.075%) thinkFolio
11 10 (0.063%) SAP GRC
12 9 (0.056%) Eagle PACE
12 9 (0.056%) Front Arena
12 9 (0.056%) Markit EDM
13 7 (0.044%) SAP Business One
14 6 (0.038%) NetSuite
15 5 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7,803 (48.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,927 (18.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,379 (8.64%) SaaS
4 1,192 (7.47%) Serverless
5 1,043 (6.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1,004 (6.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 972 (6.09%) Amazon S3
8 928 (5.81%) Office 365
9 881 (5.52%) PaaS
10 879 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
11 815 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
12 773 (4.84%) IaaS
13 682 (4.27%) GitHub
14 470 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 431 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
16 332 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 318 (1.99%) OpenShift
18 277 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
19 201 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
20 197 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1,103 (6.91%) Firewall
2 571 (3.58%) DNS
3 493 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 470 (2.94%) VPN
5 457 (2.86%) WAN
6 431 (2.70%) Internet
7 429 (2.69%) HTTP
8 424 (2.66%) LAN
9 327 (2.05%) Network Security
10 270 (1.69%) SAN
11 258 (1.62%) DHCP
12 179 (1.12%) Wireless
13 156 (0.98%) MPLS
14 151 (0.95%) VLAN
15 144 (0.90%) VoIP
16 140 (0.88%) Skype
17 128 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
18 121 (0.76%) SSL
19 112 (0.70%) BGP
20 104 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,918 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 1,679 (10.52%) NoSQL
3 1,498 (9.38%) Big Data
4 1,433 (8.98%) MySQL
5 1,046 (6.55%) MongoDB
6 993 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
7 975 (6.11%) Hadoop
8 782 (4.90%) Relational Database
9 763 (4.78%) Amazon RDS
10 751 (4.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 661 (4.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 605 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 531 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
14 434 (2.72%) Redis
15 335 (2.10%) Apache Hive
16 330 (2.07%) HBase
17 325 (2.04%) RDBMS
18 253 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 198 (1.24%) Blockchain
20 197 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,572 (16.11%) Jenkins
2 2,350 (14.72%) Git (software)
3 1,104 (6.92%) JIRA
4 667 (4.18%) TeamCity
5 609 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 600 (3.76%) Maven
7 566 (3.55%) Selenium
8 554 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 392 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 375 (2.35%) Cucumber
10 375 (2.35%) Subversion
11 324 (2.03%) Visual Studio
12 323 (2.02%) GitLab
13 264 (1.65%) Gradle
14 257 (1.61%) Vagrant
15 241 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
16 230 (1.44%) Bitbucket
17 203 (1.27%) JUnit
18 195 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
19 180 (1.13%) CircleCI
General
1 2,831 (17.73%) Finance
2 846 (5.30%) Retail
3 753 (4.72%) Banking
4 554 (3.47%) Marketing
5 370 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 355 (2.22%) Law
7 324 (2.03%) Games
8 226 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 161 (1.01%) Advertising
9 161 (1.01%) Electronics
9 161 (1.01%) Military
10 156 (0.98%) Front Office
11 154 (0.96%) Legal
12 146 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 123 (0.77%) Publishing
14 107 (0.67%) Automotive
15 94 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 57 (0.36%) Billing
17 52 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 49 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,046 (25.34%) Developer
2 2,413 (15.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,146 (13.44%) Architect
4 1,168 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
5 1,135 (7.11%) Software Engineer
6 999 (6.26%) Senior Developer
7 969 (6.07%) Java Developer
8 965 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
9 741 (4.64%) .NET Developer
10 731 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
11 713 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
12 698 (4.37%) AWS DevOps
13 646 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 604 (3.78%) Consultant
15 567 (3.55%) Data Engineer
16 558 (3.50%) C# Developer
17 548 (3.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 535 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
19 510 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
20 475 (2.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,016 (18.89%) Web Services
2 2,418 (15.15%) .NET
3 1,914 (11.99%) HTML
4 1,759 (11.02%) Node.js
5 1,748 (10.95%) AngularJS
6 1,688 (10.57%) CSS
7 1,395 (8.74%) React
8 1,124 (7.04%) RESTful
9 1,046 (6.55%) Spring
10 1,033 (6.47%) REST
11 925 (5.79%) ASP.NET
12 841 (5.27%) Kafka
13 712 (4.46%) HTML5
14 590 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 570 (3.57%) jQuery
16 567 (3.55%) .NET Core
17 532 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 514 (3.22%) Spring Boot
19 501 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
20 460 (2.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,044 (6.54%) Public Cloud
2 967 (6.06%) Fintech
3 893 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 833 (5.22%) Data Centre
5 756 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
6 722 (4.52%) User Experience
7 484 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 430 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
9 402 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
10 383 (2.40%) Algorithms
11 375 (2.35%) Cloud Native
12 366 (2.29%) Mobile App
13 339 (2.12%) Management Information System
14 311 (1.95%) Private Cloud
15 305 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
16 288 (1.80%) Hedge funds
17 250 (1.57%) Data Structures
18 218 (1.37%) Virtual Team
19 157 (0.98%) Replication
20 124 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4,668 (29.24%) Linux
2 2,693 (16.87%) Windows
3 957 (5.99%) Windows Server
4 884 (5.54%) Unix
5 440 (2.76%) CentOS
6 416 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 377 (2.36%) Ubuntu
8 360 (2.26%) Android
9 356 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 340 (2.13%) Apple iOS
11 295 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 250 (1.57%) Windows 10
13 134 (0.84%) Debian
14 124 (0.78%) Windows 7
15 79 (0.49%) Mac OS
16 76 (0.48%) Windows 8
17 73 (0.46%) Mac OS X
18 63 (0.39%) VMS
19 58 (0.36%) CoreOS
19 58 (0.36%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,834 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6,110 (38.27%) DevOps
3 2,754 (17.25%) Microservices
4 2,651 (16.61%) Software Engineering
5 2,382 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
6 1,843 (11.54%) Scrum
7 1,768 (11.07%) TDD
8 1,514 (9.48%) Test Automation
9 1,418 (8.88%) Mentoring
10 1,411 (8.84%) Configuration Management
11 1,335 (8.36%) Analytics
12 1,325 (8.30%) Problem-Solving
13 1,240 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
14 1,229 (7.70%) Computer Science
15 1,215 (7.61%) Open Source
16 1,209 (7.57%) MVC
17 1,104 (6.92%) Machine Learning
18 1,023 (6.41%) Migration
19 951 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 887 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5,053 (31.65%) Python
2 4,565 (28.60%) Java
3 3,467 (21.72%) SQL
4 3,277 (20.53%) JavaScript
5 2,702 (16.93%) C#
6 1,426 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 1,298 (8.13%) Ruby
8 1,167 (7.31%) PowerShell
9 964 (6.04%) PHP
10 951 (5.96%) Scala
11 727 (4.55%) Go
12 670 (4.20%) Perl
13 658 (4.12%) C++
14 517 (3.24%) Java 8
15 415 (2.60%) Shell Script
16 391 (2.45%) TypeScript
17 349 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 339 (2.12%) C
19 287 (1.80%) ES6
20 228 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 1,704 (10.67%) Degree
2 625 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 463 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 401 (2.51%) AWS Certification
5 399 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 393 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 277 (1.74%) CISSP
8 275 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 233 (1.46%) MCSE
10 174 (1.09%) CCNP
11 168 (1.05%) MCSA
12 131 (0.82%) Master's Degree
13 121 (0.76%) CCNA
14 113 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 110 (0.69%) CISM
16 107 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
17 105 (0.66%) PhD
18 95 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
19 83 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 73 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 721 (4.52%) QA
2 315 (1.97%) GDPR
3 292 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 152 (0.95%) SLA
5 142 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 97 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 40 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 38 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 23 (0.14%) PMO
10 18 (0.11%) MiFID
10 18 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.11%) WAI
11 14 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 13 (0.081%) COBIT
13 12 (0.075%) IFRS
14 10 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 8 (0.050%) FedRAMP
16 7 (0.044%) HIPAA
16 7 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 4,108 (25.73%) Docker
2 1,240 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 1,062 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 589 (3.69%) Hyper-V
5 281 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
6 198 (1.24%) vSphere
7 129 (0.81%) Apache Flume
8 127 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 99 (0.62%) XenApp
10 92 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 92 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 79 (0.49%) HDFS
12 61 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
13 59 (0.37%) XenDesktop
14 50 (0.31%) Firmware
15 47 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
16 45 (0.28%) Varnish
17 43 (0.27%) Xen
18 41 (0.26%) VMware NSX
19 35 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,731 (17.11%) Ansible
2 2,669 (16.72%) Kubernetes
3 2,165 (13.56%) Puppet
4 2,077 (13.01%) Terraform
5 1,646 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
6 365 (2.29%) Salt
7 316 (1.98%) Packer
8 289 (1.81%) SCCM
9 280 (1.75%) Prometheus
10 265 (1.66%) Nagios
11 246 (1.54%) Consul
12 210 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
13 194 (1.22%) Grafana
14 182 (1.14%) Kibana
15 173 (1.08%) Oozie
16 147 (0.92%) Graphite
17 136 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
18 132 (0.83%) Mesos
19 119 (0.75%) ZABBIX
20 88 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,631 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 2,312 (14.48%) Google
3 1,563 (9.79%) VMware
4 963 (6.03%) Oracle
5 677 (4.24%) Cisco
6 553 (3.46%) Red Hat
7 407 (2.55%) Splunk
8 382 (2.39%) IBM
9 367 (2.30%) Citrix
10 332 (2.08%) SAP
11 302 (1.89%) Cloudera
12 297 (1.86%) Tableau
13 241 (1.51%) New Relic
14 232 (1.45%) Atlassian
15 194 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 188 (1.18%) CheckPoint
17 184 (1.15%) HP
18 158 (0.99%) Hortonworks
19 147 (0.92%) Adobe
20 146 (0.91%) NetApp