Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 324 404 477
Rank change year-on-year +80 +73 +68
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 673 1,090 1,106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.75% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.50% 2.50% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 620 991 1,009
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,750 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,625 £105,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +22.22%

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 26,912 43,565 42,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.18% 29.88% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21,951 35,379 34,323
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%

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 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 July 2020. 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 +83 635 £67,500 -3.57% 77
London +27 373 £70,000 -9.68% 37
UK excluding London +145 295 £60,000 - 48
North of England +125 91 £60,000 - 16
South East +148 79 £60,000 -7.69% 6
Work from Home -3 67 £67,500 -15.63% 11
South West +80 49 £65,000 - 6
North West +59 49 £56,250 -6.25% 7
Midlands +73 46 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Yorkshire +123 37 £61,250 +16.67% 6
West Midlands +58 37 £60,000 - 7
Scotland +95 27 £47,500 +2.15% 4
East of England +89 16 £70,000 +10.89% 4
East Midlands +72 9 £55,000 +22.91% 1
North East +31 5 £47,500 - 3
Northern Ireland +23 1 - -
Wales +22 1 £42,500 -5.56% 4

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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.

1 665 (98.81%) AWS
2 379 (56.32%) Amazon S3
3 303 (45.02%) Python
4 299 (44.43%) Serverless
5 292 (43.39%) AWS Lambda
6 287 (42.64%) DevOps
7 274 (40.71%) Amazon RDS
8 239 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
9 233 (34.62%) Java
10 209 (31.05%) Linux
11 196 (29.12%) Docker
12 183 (27.19%) Jenkins
13 176 (26.15%) Terraform
14 175 (26.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 173 (25.71%) Kubernetes
16 163 (24.22%) Git (software)
17 158 (23.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 155 (23.03%) PostgreSQL
19 148 (21.99%) SQL
20 146 (21.69%) JavaScript
21 143 (21.25%) Amazon ECS
22 142 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
23 125 (18.57%) Bash Shell
24 120 (17.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 117 (17.38%) Web Services
26 112 (16.64%) Ansible
27 109 (16.20%) Finance
28 108 (16.05%) TDD
28 108 (16.05%) Microservices
29 105 (15.60%) Scrum

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 59 (8.77%) Apache Spark
2 41 (6.09%) Confluence
3 38 (5.65%) Tomcat
4 36 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (4.75%) Apache Airflow
6 24 (3.57%) Luigi
7 10 (1.49%) Apache
8 8 (1.19%) Moodle
9 7 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.04%) nginx
10 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.74%) IIS
11 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (0.74%) SAS
12 4 (0.59%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.59%) CMS
12 4 (0.59%) Hyperledger
13 3 (0.45%) Gluu
13 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.04%) Gliffy
3 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Eikon
1 4 (0.59%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 665 (98.81%) AWS
2 379 (56.32%) Amazon S3
3 299 (44.43%) Serverless
4 292 (43.39%) AWS Lambda
5 175 (26.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 158 (23.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 143 (21.25%) Amazon ECS
8 101 (15.01%) Azure
9 98 (14.56%) Amazon ELB
10 90 (13.37%) Route 53
11 76 (11.29%) SaaS
12 75 (11.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 70 (10.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 56 (8.32%) Amazon SQS
15 55 (8.17%) Amazon EMR
16 54 (8.02%) GCP
17 53 (7.88%) Amazon EKS
18 50 (7.43%) GitHub
19 37 (5.50%) AWS Fargate
20 35 (5.20%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.69%) Firewall
2 38 (5.65%) DNS
3 31 (4.61%) VPN
4 28 (4.16%) Network Security
5 26 (3.86%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.08%) DHCP
6 14 (2.08%) SSH
7 13 (1.93%) HTTP
8 11 (1.63%) Internet
8 11 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (1.19%) SAN
9 8 (1.19%) SNMP
9 8 (1.19%) SSL
10 7 (1.04%) IPv6
10 7 (1.04%) VLAN
10 7 (1.04%) VoIP
11 6 (0.89%) FTP
11 6 (0.89%) SMTP
11 6 (0.89%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (40.71%) Amazon RDS
2 155 (23.03%) PostgreSQL
3 120 (17.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 86 (12.78%) Big Data
5 84 (12.48%) NoSQL
6 83 (12.33%) MongoDB
7 77 (11.44%) MySQL
8 68 (10.10%) SQL Server
9 67 (9.96%) Relational Database
10 56 (8.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 48 (7.13%) Hadoop
12 38 (5.65%) Redis
13 35 (5.20%) Amazon Athena
13 35 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (4.01%) RDBMS
16 24 (3.57%) Azkaban
17 21 (3.12%) BigQuery
18 19 (2.82%) Amazon Aurora
19 14 (2.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 183 (27.19%) Jenkins
2 163 (24.22%) Git (software)
3 81 (12.04%) Maven
4 72 (10.70%) JIRA
5 60 (8.92%) SonarQube
6 59 (8.77%) JUnit
7 51 (7.58%) Mockito
8 46 (6.84%) DbUnit
8 46 (6.84%) jMock
9 32 (4.75%) Gradle
10 26 (3.86%) GitLab
11 25 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (3.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 21 (3.12%) Bitbucket
12 21 (3.12%) Vagrant
13 18 (2.67%) TeamCity
14 17 (2.53%) CircleCI
15 16 (2.38%) Selenium
16 13 (1.93%) Artifactory
17 12 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (16.20%) Finance
2 23 (3.42%) Front Office
3 21 (3.12%) Banking
3 21 (3.12%) Retail
4 19 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.53%) Marketing
6 15 (2.23%) Back Office
7 13 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.49%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.34%) Law
9 9 (1.34%) Publishing
10 8 (1.19%) Advertising
11 7 (1.04%) Games
12 6 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.45%) Automotive
13 3 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 2 (0.30%) Police
15 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 187 (27.79%) Developer
2 176 (26.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (13.82%) AWS Engineer
4 79 (11.74%) Java Developer
5 61 (9.06%) AWS DevOps
6 53 (7.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 49 (7.28%) Data Engineer
8 47 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 43 (6.39%) Cloud Engineer
10 38 (5.65%) Architect
10 38 (5.65%) Software Engineer
11 35 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
13 28 (4.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 25 (3.71%) Python Engineer
15 23 (3.42%) Platform Engineer
16 20 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
17 19 (2.82%) PHP Developer
18 18 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
18 18 (2.67%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (17.38%) Web Services
2 94 (13.97%) Spring
3 84 (12.48%) Node.js
4 79 (11.74%) REST
5 75 (11.14%) Kafka
6 66 (9.81%) RESTful
7 65 (9.66%) SOAP
8 54 (8.02%) Spring Boot
9 50 (7.43%) AngularJS
10 49 (7.28%) React
11 47 (6.98%) .NET
12 46 (6.84%) PowerMock
13 44 (6.54%) HTML
14 42 (6.24%) J2EE
15 41 (6.09%) Hibernate
16 39 (5.79%) Apache Camel
17 38 (5.65%) CSS
18 37 (5.50%) XML
19 27 (4.01%) Spark Streaming
20 21 (3.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.94%) Data Structures
2 34 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.75%) Public Cloud
4 28 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.71%) Cloud Native
7 20 (2.97%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.82%) Fixed Income
9 17 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.38%) Replication
11 15 (2.23%) Derivative
11 15 (2.23%) Equities
11 15 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.63%) User Experience
14 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (1.19%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 209 (31.05%) Linux
2 85 (12.63%) Windows
3 55 (8.17%) Unix
4 30 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.12%) CentOS
7 13 (1.93%) CoreOS
7 13 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (1.49%) Android
10 9 (1.34%) VMS
10 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.59%) Debian
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (42.64%) DevOps
2 239 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
4 108 (16.05%) Microservices
4 108 (16.05%) TDD
5 105 (15.60%) Scrum
6 103 (15.30%) Software Engineering
7 73 (10.85%) Analytics
8 68 (10.10%) BDD
8 68 (10.10%) OO
9 67 (9.96%) Infrastructure as Code
10 66 (9.81%) Configuration Management
11 64 (9.51%) Open Source
12 60 (8.92%) Kanban
13 54 (8.02%) E-Commerce
14 48 (7.13%) Computer Science
14 48 (7.13%) Infrastructure Automation
15 46 (6.84%) Data Science
16 45 (6.69%) Fintech
17 43 (6.39%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 303 (45.02%) Python
2 233 (34.62%) Java
3 148 (21.99%) SQL
4 146 (21.69%) JavaScript
5 125 (18.57%) Bash Shell
6 58 (8.62%) PowerShell
6 58 (8.62%) Ruby
7 46 (6.84%) Scala
8 41 (6.09%) PHP
8 41 (6.09%) TypeScript
9 37 (5.50%) C#
9 37 (5.50%) C++
10 33 (4.90%) Perl
11 31 (4.61%) Java 8
12 23 (3.42%) Go
13 22 (3.27%) PL/SQL
14 17 (2.53%) Groovy
14 17 (2.53%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.23%) Kotlin
16 13 (1.93%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (9.51%) Degree
2 56 (8.32%) Security Cleared
3 50 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (4.61%) AWS Certification
6 17 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.08%) MCSE
9 13 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 9 (1.34%) CCSP
11 9 (1.34%) CISSP
12 8 (1.19%) CCNA
13 5 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (0.74%) MCP
13 5 (0.74%) MCSA
14 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.30%) CCNP
15 2 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.23%) SLA
2 11 (1.63%) QA
3 8 (1.19%) HIPAA
3 8 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.89%) GDPR
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 196 (29.12%) Docker
2 67 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (6.39%) vSphere
4 20 (2.97%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.63%) GlusterFS
7 11 (1.63%) Postfix
7 11 (1.63%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.34%) XenApp
10 7 (1.04%) Xen
11 4 (0.59%) Varnish
11 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.45%) iptables
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.30%) LXC
13 2 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 176 (26.15%) Terraform
2 173 (25.71%) Kubernetes
3 112 (16.64%) Ansible
4 59 (8.77%) Puppet
5 45 (6.69%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (3.86%) Nagios
7 25 (3.71%) Grafana
8 22 (3.27%) Prometheus
9 19 (2.82%) Packer
10 13 (1.93%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 9 (1.34%) SCCM
12 8 (1.19%) Kibana
12 8 (1.19%) OSSEC
13 7 (1.04%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.45%) logstash
14 3 (0.45%) Mesos
14 3 (0.45%) Munin
15 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.30%) SCOM
15 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (10.55%) VMware
2 65 (9.66%) Oracle
3 58 (8.62%) Google
4 52 (7.73%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.71%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.97%) Dynatrace
7 17 (2.53%) Cisco
8 16 (2.38%) HP
8 16 (2.38%) NetIQ
9 15 (2.23%) Citrix
9 15 (2.23%) Splunk
10 12 (1.78%) Tableau
11 11 (1.63%) New Relic
12 10 (1.49%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.49%) Talend
13 9 (1.34%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.34%) Informatica
14 8 (1.19%) IBM
14 8 (1.19%) Percona
14 8 (1.19%) Veeam