Period
to 21 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 295 392
Rank change year-on-year -27 +97 +99
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,358 511 1,096
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.04% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.48% 2.59% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 877 451 849
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £53,053
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £128,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +7.14%

Amazon EC2 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 54,804 19,709 43,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.44% 40.29% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 38,162 16,765 36,062
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2021. 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 -25 1,221 £82,500 +13.79% 168
London +1 892 £90,000 +9.09% 84
UK excluding London -116 348 £57,500 -4.17% 97
Work from Home -87 329 £75,000 +7.14% 47
South East -61 127 £58,750 -9.62% 15
North of England -109 78 £57,500 +4.55% 26
Midlands -90 47 £55,000 +46.67% 15
North West -60 46 £70,000 +24.44% 16
South West -84 45 £47,500 -26.92% 14
West Midlands -96 26 £60,000 +71.43% 6
Yorkshire -105 25 £47,500 -20.83% 7
East Midlands -68 21 £53,250 -29.00% 9
East of England -105 19 £60,000 -7.69% 14
Wales - 17 £67,500 - 7
Scotland -81 15 £68,500 +5.38% 5
North East -25 7 £52,500 +16.67% 3

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 1,298 (95.58%) AWS
2 750 (55.23%) Python
3 744 (54.79%) Serverless
4 730 (53.76%) AWS Lambda
5 707 (52.06%) Amazon S3
6 677 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
7 618 (45.51%) Java
8 522 (38.44%) SQL
9 519 (38.22%) Software Engineering
10 513 (37.78%) DevOps
11 506 (37.26%) Amazon RDS
12 472 (34.76%) Finance
13 458 (33.73%) Web Services
14 432 (31.81%) Microservices
15 409 (30.12%) JavaScript
16 397 (29.23%) Terraform
17 375 (27.61%) Linux
18 364 (26.80%) Git (software)
19 355 (26.14%) Docker
20 345 (25.41%) React
21 326 (24.01%) Full Stack Development
22 321 (23.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 315 (23.20%) Amazon ECS
24 284 (20.91%) Kubernetes
25 282 (20.77%) Asset Management
26 275 (20.25%) REST
27 272 (20.03%) AWS CloudFormation
28 268 (19.73%) MySQL
29 265 (19.51%) AngularJS
30 257 (18.92%) Hedge funds

Amazon EC2
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
1 196 (14.43%) Apache
2 123 (9.06%) Elasticsearch
3 113 (8.32%) Apache Spark
4 68 (5.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 42 (3.09%) Confluence
6 34 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
7 30 (2.21%) IIS
7 30 (2.21%) nginx
8 20 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.33%) Luigi
9 18 (1.33%) WordPress
10 16 (1.18%) CMS
11 9 (0.66%) Drupal
11 9 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.59%) Magnolia
13 7 (0.52%) SAS
14 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.22%) JBoss
15 3 (0.22%) Jetty
15 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.074%) Figma
3 1 (0.074%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) Magento
2 4 (0.29%) Shopify
3 1 (0.074%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1,298 (95.58%) AWS
2 744 (54.79%) Serverless
3 730 (53.76%) AWS Lambda
4 707 (52.06%) Amazon S3
5 315 (23.20%) Amazon ECS
6 272 (20.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 226 (16.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 215 (15.83%) Amazon SQS
9 189 (13.92%) Azure
10 185 (13.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 128 (9.43%) CloudFront
12 110 (8.10%) Amazon Kinesis
13 103 (7.58%) GitHub
14 102 (7.51%) Amazon ELB
15 101 (7.44%) SaaS
16 96 (7.07%) Route 53
17 90 (6.63%) Amazon EKS
18 72 (5.30%) GCP
19 71 (5.23%) Amazon EMR
20 69 (5.08%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 122 (8.98%) DNS
2 84 (6.19%) HTTP
3 55 (4.05%) Firewall
4 40 (2.95%) VPN
5 35 (2.58%) Internet
6 29 (2.14%) AMQP
7 28 (2.06%) Cisco IPT
7 28 (2.06%) SSL
8 26 (1.91%) DHCP
9 22 (1.62%) Network Security
10 21 (1.55%) TCP/IP
11 18 (1.33%) Broadband
12 14 (1.03%) IPv6
12 14 (1.03%) VLAN
13 12 (0.88%) IPsec
14 11 (0.81%) SSH
15 10 (0.74%) BGP
15 10 (0.74%) SNMP
16 9 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
16 9 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (37.26%) Amazon RDS
2 321 (23.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 268 (19.73%) MySQL
4 221 (16.27%) Amazon Athena
5 216 (15.91%) Amazon Aurora
6 209 (15.39%) PostgreSQL
7 150 (11.05%) Big Data
8 135 (9.94%) Redis
8 135 (9.94%) Relational Database
9 122 (8.98%) NoSQL
10 108 (7.95%) SQL Server
11 107 (7.88%) Amazon Redshift
12 106 (7.81%) Apache Ignite
13 90 (6.63%) Hadoop
14 87 (6.41%) MariaDB
15 68 (5.01%) Data Lake
16 51 (3.76%) HBase
17 47 (3.46%) MongoDB
18 36 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (2.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 364 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 199 (14.65%) Jenkins
3 172 (12.67%) JIRA
4 87 (6.41%) Bitbucket
4 87 (6.41%) GitLab
5 79 (5.82%) Maven
6 76 (5.60%) Selenium
7 46 (3.39%) CircleCI
7 46 (3.39%) webpack
8 38 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (2.65%) JUnit
9 36 (2.65%) NUnit
10 31 (2.28%) Log4Net
10 31 (2.28%) SpecFlow
11 23 (1.69%) SonarQube
12 20 (1.47%) Mockito
13 19 (1.40%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.40%) DbUnit
13 19 (1.40%) jMock
14 18 (1.33%) Cypress.io
General
1 472 (34.76%) Finance
2 218 (16.05%) Banking
3 179 (13.18%) Social Skills
4 126 (9.28%) Front Office
5 89 (6.55%) Presentation Skills
6 86 (6.33%) Law
7 68 (5.01%) Retail
8 59 (4.34%) Legal
9 52 (3.83%) Public Sector
10 51 (3.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 50 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
12 47 (3.46%) Marketing
12 47 (3.46%) Telecoms
13 45 (3.31%) Games
14 28 (2.06%) Automotive
15 23 (1.69%) Local Government
16 19 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
17 15 (1.10%) Investment Banking
17 15 (1.10%) Wearables
18 12 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 548 (40.35%) Developer
2 413 (30.41%) Software Engineer
3 322 (23.71%) AWS Engineer
4 229 (16.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 199 (14.65%) Python Engineer
6 191 (14.06%) Python Developer
7 183 (13.48%) Python Software Engineer
8 175 (12.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 173 (12.74%) AWS Software Engineer
10 145 (10.68%) AWS Developer
11 133 (9.79%) Java Developer
12 114 (8.39%) Data Engineer
13 109 (8.03%) AWS DevOps
14 100 (7.36%) Senior Developer
15 90 (6.63%) Java Engineer
16 83 (6.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 83 (6.11%) Senior Software Engineer
17 82 (6.04%) Java Software Engineer
18 79 (5.82%) Cloud Engineer
19 73 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (33.73%) Web Services
2 345 (25.41%) React
3 275 (20.25%) REST
4 265 (19.51%) AngularJS
5 173 (12.74%) Node.js
6 171 (12.59%) CSS
7 162 (11.93%) Vue.js
8 160 (11.78%) Kafka
9 157 (11.56%) gRPC
10 156 (11.49%) .NET
11 151 (11.12%) HTML
11 151 (11.12%) Spring
12 105 (7.73%) SOAP
13 98 (7.22%) Spring Boot
14 95 (7.00%) RabbitMQ
15 82 (6.04%) .NET Core
16 80 (5.89%) RESTful
17 63 (4.64%) Lambda Expressions
17 63 (4.64%) XML
18 55 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 257 (18.92%) Hedge funds
2 151 (11.12%) Pricing Data
3 125 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 124 (9.13%) Fixed Income
5 120 (8.84%) Derivative
5 120 (8.84%) Equities
6 119 (8.76%) User Experience
7 45 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
8 41 (3.02%) Video\Live Streaming
9 39 (2.87%) Public Cloud
10 31 (2.28%) Data Centre
11 30 (2.21%) Legacy Systems
12 29 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
13 27 (1.99%) Data Structures
13 27 (1.99%) Video on Demand
14 24 (1.77%) NHS
15 23 (1.69%) Blog
15 23 (1.69%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.55%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 375 (27.61%) Linux
2 137 (10.09%) Windows
3 117 (8.62%) Unix
4 58 (4.27%) Windows Server
5 49 (3.61%) Android
6 45 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 45 (3.31%) CentOS
7 30 (2.21%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.22%) VMS
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.074%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (38.22%) Software Engineering
3 513 (37.78%) DevOps
4 432 (31.81%) Microservices
5 326 (24.01%) Full Stack Development
6 282 (20.77%) Asset Management
7 221 (16.27%) Test Automation
8 209 (15.39%) Data Science
9 206 (15.17%) TDD
10 201 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
11 184 (13.55%) Data Management
12 181 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 175 (12.89%) Investment Management
14 167 (12.30%) Analytics
15 162 (11.93%) Scrum
16 161 (11.86%) Project Delivery
17 156 (11.49%) Infrastructure as Code
17 156 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
18 152 (11.19%) Enterprise Data Management
19 117 (8.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 750 (55.23%) Python
2 618 (45.51%) Java
3 522 (38.44%) SQL
4 409 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 241 (17.75%) TypeScript
6 176 (12.96%) Scala
7 168 (12.37%) C#
8 143 (10.53%) Kotlin
9 133 (9.79%) Bash Shell
10 128 (9.43%) PHP
10 128 (9.43%) PowerShell
11 115 (8.47%) Clojure
12 71 (5.23%) Go
13 62 (4.57%) Ruby
14 37 (2.72%) Java 8
15 31 (2.28%) ES6
16 26 (1.91%) Groovy
17 23 (1.69%) C++
17 23 (1.69%) Perl
18 19 (1.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 153 (11.27%) Degree
2 77 (5.67%) AWS Certification
3 37 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 29 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (2.14%) CISSP
5 29 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.18%) CCSP
7 13 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.66%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.44%) MCSE
11 5 (0.37%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.29%) PhD
13 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.074%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.074%) MCSA
13 1 (0.074%) RHCE
13 1 (0.074%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (12.59%) QA
2 18 (1.33%) Accessibility
2 18 (1.33%) SLA
3 14 (1.03%) IEC 62304
3 14 (1.03%) ISO 13485
3 14 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.44%) GDPR
5 4 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) CDISC
7 2 (0.15%) GxP
8 1 (0.074%) IFRS
8 1 (0.074%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.074%) SOC 2
System Software
1 355 (26.14%) Docker
2 52 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.77%) Postfix
4 22 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.10%) Firmware
8 13 (0.96%) iptables
9 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.52%) vSphere
9 7 (0.52%) XenApp
10 5 (0.37%) Ceph
11 4 (0.29%) HDFS
12 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.15%) Varnish
14 1 (0.074%) vCloud
14 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 397 (29.23%) Terraform
2 284 (20.91%) Kubernetes
3 187 (13.77%) Ansible
4 101 (7.44%) Puppet
5 82 (6.04%) Grafana
6 70 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (2.87%) Graphite
8 37 (2.72%) Prometheus
9 30 (2.21%) Graylog
9 30 (2.21%) Opsgenie
10 28 (2.06%) Packer
11 25 (1.84%) Nagios
12 15 (1.10%) Salt
13 14 (1.03%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
15 12 (0.88%) SCCM
15 12 (0.88%) SCOM
16 11 (0.81%) HAProxy
17 10 (0.74%) Icinga
17 10 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.57%) Google
3 55 (4.05%) Oracle
4 34 (2.50%) Databricks
5 33 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 28 (2.06%) VMware
7 24 (1.77%) New Relic
8 23 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 21 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 21 (1.55%) Splunk
10 18 (1.33%) Apple
10 18 (1.33%) Talend
11 17 (1.25%) SaltStack
12 16 (1.18%) Sybase
13 14 (1.03%) SAP
14 13 (0.96%) Percona
15 10 (0.74%) Zend
16 9 (0.66%) Cisco
16 9 (0.66%) HP
16 9 (0.66%) Okta