Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 380 437 544
Rank change year-on-year +57 +107 +70
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,002 997 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.66% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.37% 2.53% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 816 834 702
UK median annual salary £66,715 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.64% +8.33% +6.19%
10th Percentile £43,610 £42,875 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% +5.00%

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 42,362 39,337 35,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.55% 26.09% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 34,433 31,403 29,642
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.06% +2.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Top 15 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 January 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 +90 974 £67,500 - 188
London +71 596 £70,000 - 98
UK excluding London +46 401 £62,500 +4.17% 109
North of England +81 175 £62,500 -10.71% 35
North West +56 139 £62,500 -10.71% 21
South East +12 83 £66,250 +20.45% 18
Midlands -16 76 £60,000 +9.09% 20
West Midlands -10 69 £68,750 +25.00% 15
South West +5 34 £57,750 -7.60% 6
East of England +54 25 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Yorkshire +48 24 £65,000 +14.04% 12
North East +15 12 £63,519 -15.31% 2
Scotland +26 11 £40,000 -30.43% 10
Wales -3 9 £50,000 +25.00% 9
East Midlands -1 7 £37,500 -31.82% 5

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 977 (97.50%) AWS
2 560 (55.89%) Amazon S3
3 500 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
4 455 (45.41%) DevOps
5 451 (45.01%) Serverless
6 447 (44.61%) AWS Lambda
7 443 (44.21%) Java
8 434 (43.31%) Amazon RDS
9 394 (39.32%) Python
10 382 (38.12%) Docker
11 306 (30.54%) Terraform
12 301 (30.04%) AWS CloudFormation
13 289 (28.84%) Software Engineering
14 287 (28.64%) Linux
15 280 (27.94%) Jenkins
16 265 (26.45%) Kubernetes
17 260 (25.95%) Microservices
18 258 (25.75%) Amazon ECS
19 257 (25.65%) Web Services
20 251 (25.05%) SQL
21 245 (24.45%) Finance
22 216 (21.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 204 (20.36%) Git (software)
24 202 (20.16%) JavaScript
25 195 (19.46%) Amazon SQS
26 179 (17.86%) Ansible
27 168 (16.77%) Azure
28 164 (16.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
29 162 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
30 157 (15.67%) Windows

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 83 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (5.99%) Confluence
3 35 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.89%) Apache Spark
5 26 (2.59%) IIS
6 22 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (2.10%) Apache
8 16 (1.60%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (1.20%) nginx
10 10 (1.00%) Red Hat Fuse
11 8 (0.80%) JBoss
12 7 (0.70%) CMS
12 7 (0.70%) Luigi
12 7 (0.70%) WordPress
13 6 (0.60%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.40%) Mule
15 4 (0.40%) Mule ESB
16 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.20%) Gliffy
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.100%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Eikon
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 977 (97.50%) AWS
2 560 (55.89%) Amazon S3
3 451 (45.01%) Serverless
4 447 (44.61%) AWS Lambda
5 301 (30.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 258 (25.75%) Amazon ECS
7 216 (21.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 195 (19.46%) Amazon SQS
9 168 (16.77%) Azure
10 141 (14.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 120 (11.98%) Amazon ELB
12 107 (10.68%) Route 53
13 87 (8.68%) CloudFront
14 80 (7.98%) GitHub
15 73 (7.29%) OpenShift
16 64 (6.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 58 (5.79%) AWS Fargate
18 54 (5.39%) Amazon EKS
19 43 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
19 43 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (7.19%) DNS
2 42 (4.19%) Firewall
3 35 (3.49%) HTTP
4 30 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.20%) DHCP
5 22 (2.20%) VPN
6 16 (1.60%) SSL
7 15 (1.50%) Network Security
8 14 (1.40%) SSH
9 11 (1.10%) Internet
9 11 (1.10%) SMTP
10 10 (1.00%) FTP
10 10 (1.00%) LAN
11 9 (0.90%) WAN
12 6 (0.60%) SAN
13 4 (0.40%) AMQP
13 4 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (0.30%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (43.31%) Amazon RDS
2 164 (16.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 121 (12.08%) MySQL
4 114 (11.38%) MongoDB
5 93 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
6 85 (8.48%) Big Data
7 79 (7.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 79 (7.88%) NoSQL
8 72 (7.19%) SQL Server
9 55 (5.49%) Relational Database
10 45 (4.49%) Redis
11 40 (3.99%) Amazon Aurora
12 26 (2.59%) Hadoop
13 24 (2.40%) Amazon Athena
13 24 (2.40%) RDBMS
14 23 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (2.10%) MariaDB
17 19 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 280 (27.94%) Jenkins
2 204 (20.36%) Git (software)
3 123 (12.28%) Maven
4 100 (9.98%) JIRA
5 99 (9.88%) Artifactory
6 90 (8.98%) GitLab
7 60 (5.99%) JUnit
8 54 (5.39%) Gradle
9 50 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 41 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 41 (4.09%) SonarQube
11 35 (3.49%) Subversion
12 33 (3.29%) Mockito
13 31 (3.09%) TeamCity
14 29 (2.89%) Bitbucket
15 28 (2.79%) CircleCI
16 26 (2.59%) DbUnit
16 26 (2.59%) jMock
17 25 (2.50%) JMeter
18 22 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 245 (24.45%) Finance
2 77 (7.68%) Front Office
3 38 (3.79%) Retail
4 21 (2.10%) Banking
5 20 (2.00%) Public Sector
6 18 (1.80%) Marketing
7 16 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.30%) Advertising
8 13 (1.30%) Electronics
9 11 (1.10%) Law
10 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.80%) Games
12 7 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.60%) Legal
14 5 (0.50%) Billing
14 5 (0.50%) Police
15 4 (0.40%) Automotive
16 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.100%) Back Office
17 1 (0.100%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 387 (38.62%) Developer
2 201 (20.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 181 (18.06%) AWS Engineer
4 169 (16.87%) Java Developer
5 142 (14.17%) Software Engineer
6 126 (12.57%) Senior Developer
7 91 (9.08%) AWS Developer
8 86 (8.58%) Senior Software Engineer
9 80 (7.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 78 (7.78%) Architect
11 67 (6.69%) Python Developer
12 66 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
12 66 (6.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 63 (6.29%) AWS Software Engineer
14 57 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 55 (5.49%) Python Engineer
16 52 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 47 (4.69%) Agile Developer
17 47 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
18 44 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (25.65%) Web Services
2 135 (13.47%) Node.js
3 122 (12.18%) Spring
4 100 (9.98%) HTML
5 97 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 96 (9.58%) JSON
7 93 (9.28%) CSS
8 89 (8.88%) RESTful
9 84 (8.38%) REST
10 81 (8.08%) Hibernate
11 77 (7.68%) .NET
12 67 (6.69%) React
13 63 (6.29%) Spring Boot
14 61 (6.09%) J2EE
15 56 (5.59%) HTML5
16 50 (4.99%) Kafka
16 50 (4.99%) SOAP
16 50 (4.99%) XML
17 47 (4.69%) CSS3
18 43 (4.29%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.68%) Fixed Income
2 76 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
4 55 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 50 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 30 (2.99%) Private Cloud
9 29 (2.89%) Hedge funds
9 29 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 29 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (2.69%) Equities
10 27 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (2.69%) Reference Data
11 22 (2.20%) User Experience
12 20 (2.00%) Cloud Native
13 17 (1.70%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.30%) Replication
15 12 (1.20%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 287 (28.64%) Linux
2 157 (15.67%) Windows
3 43 (4.29%) Unix
4 35 (3.49%) Android
5 33 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 32 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 27 (2.69%) VMS
8 21 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.80%) Debian
10 16 (1.60%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.50%) CentOS
12 5 (0.50%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.20%) Solaris
15 2 (0.20%) SUSE
15 2 (0.20%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (45.41%) DevOps
3 289 (28.84%) Software Engineering
4 260 (25.95%) Microservices
5 162 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
6 120 (11.98%) Scrum
6 120 (11.98%) TDD
7 116 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
8 112 (11.18%) Analytics
9 107 (10.68%) Asset Management
10 90 (8.98%) Infrastructure as Code
11 86 (8.58%) Continuous Deployment
12 83 (8.28%) BDD
12 83 (8.28%) Configuration Management
13 80 (7.98%) Migration
14 71 (7.09%) Computer Science
15 69 (6.89%) Test Automation
16 68 (6.79%) Decision-Making
17 59 (5.89%) Auto-Scaling
17 59 (5.89%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 443 (44.21%) Java
2 394 (39.32%) Python
3 251 (25.05%) SQL
4 202 (20.16%) JavaScript
5 94 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 89 (8.88%) Bash Shell
7 78 (7.78%) R
8 74 (7.39%) Java 8
9 72 (7.19%) C#
10 69 (6.89%) Ruby
11 60 (5.99%) Shell Script
12 55 (5.49%) TypeScript
13 47 (4.69%) Scala
14 44 (4.39%) PHP
15 41 (4.09%) Go
16 32 (3.19%) C
17 28 (2.79%) C++
18 27 (2.69%) Perl
19 18 (1.80%) T-SQL
20 13 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 76 (7.58%) Degree
2 52 (5.19%) AWS Certification
3 33 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (0.80%) CISSP
7 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.20%) CCNA
9 2 (0.20%) CCNP
9 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.20%) ISEB
9 2 (0.20%) LPIC
9 2 (0.20%) MCP
9 2 (0.20%) MCSA
9 2 (0.20%) MCSE
9 2 (0.20%) PhD
10 1 (0.100%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.99%) QA
2 18 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.30%) GDPR
4 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.80%) ISO 31000
6 5 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.100%) EMIR
8 1 (0.100%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.100%) MiFID
8 1 (0.100%) NIST
8 1 (0.100%) SLA
System Software
1 382 (38.12%) Docker
2 66 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 41 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.70%) XenApp
7 16 (1.60%) Postfix
8 10 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.90%) vSphere
10 5 (0.50%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.50%) Varnish
11 4 (0.40%) Xen
12 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.100%) HDFS
13 1 (0.100%) IAG
13 1 (0.100%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.100%) zsh
Systems Management
1 306 (30.54%) Terraform
2 265 (26.45%) Kubernetes
3 179 (17.86%) Ansible
4 101 (10.08%) Puppet
5 91 (9.08%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (4.79%) Packer
7 43 (4.29%) Nagios
8 26 (2.59%) SCCM
9 23 (2.30%) Prometheus
10 16 (1.60%) Grafana
11 13 (1.30%) SCOM
12 12 (1.20%) Consul
13 11 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.10%) Kibana
13 11 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (1.00%) Istio
14 10 (1.00%) SCOrch
14 10 (1.00%) SCVMM
15 8 (0.80%) CASB
15 8 (0.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 67 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.59%) Google
3 55 (5.49%) Oracle
4 44 (4.39%) VMware
5 41 (4.09%) Sage
6 40 (3.99%) Citrix
7 28 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 26 (2.59%) Splunk
9 24 (2.40%) Atlassian
10 21 (2.10%) AppDynamics
11 15 (1.50%) HP
12 14 (1.40%) SaltStack
13 12 (1.20%) Tableau
14 11 (1.10%) Dynatrace
15 9 (0.90%) Black Duck
15 9 (0.90%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.70%) Cisco
17 7 (0.70%) Talend
18 6 (0.60%) Pega