Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 307 381 492
Rank change year-on-year +74 +111 +79
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 497 1,127 989
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 2.56% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 496 956 878
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +15.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +15.79%

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 19,476 44,001 41,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.11% 31.13% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16,150 35,764 33,202
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 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 +74 475 £70,000 - 114
London +42 293 £77,500 - 64
UK excluding London +150 202 £62,500 +4.17% 57
Work from Home +29 80 £70,000 -11.11% 30
North of England +110 58 £60,000 - 23
South West +118 48 £65,000 +18.18% 12
South East +179 41 £65,000 - 5
Yorkshire +164 35 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands +76 21 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Scotland +105 19 £47,500 +11.76% 5
North West +39 18 £60,000 -4.00% 18
East of England +136 15 £70,000 +12.00% 5
West Midlands +37 12 £35,000 -37.78% 5
East Midlands +96 9 £52,500 -4.55%
North East +19 5 £45,000 - 4
Wales +33 1 £42,500 -19.05% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 490 (98.59%) AWS
2 283 (56.94%) Amazon S3
3 261 (52.52%) Python
4 232 (46.68%) Serverless
5 223 (44.87%) AWS Lambda
6 215 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
7 194 (39.03%) Java
8 190 (38.23%) DevOps
9 162 (32.60%) Amazon RDS
10 161 (32.39%) JavaScript
11 149 (29.98%) SQL
12 143 (28.77%) Linux
13 131 (26.36%) Web Services
14 126 (25.35%) Software Engineering
14 126 (25.35%) Terraform
15 123 (24.75%) Finance
16 122 (24.55%) Docker
17 119 (23.94%) Kubernetes
18 115 (23.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 107 (21.53%) Jenkins
19 107 (21.53%) Git (software)
20 100 (20.12%) AWS CloudFormation
21 97 (19.52%) PostgreSQL
22 96 (19.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 94 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
24 88 (17.71%) AngularJS
25 87 (17.51%) Route 53
26 83 (16.70%) Amazon ECS
27 82 (16.50%) React
28 81 (16.30%) TDD

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 32 (6.44%) Apache Spark
1 32 (6.44%) Tomcat
2 24 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.62%) Apache Airflow
4 12 (2.41%) Apache
4 12 (2.41%) Confluence
4 12 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.21%) Luigi
6 10 (2.01%) Moodle
7 7 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.41%) nginx
8 6 (1.21%) IIS
9 4 (0.80%) CMS
9 4 (0.80%) Hyperledger
10 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.60%) Gluu
11 2 (0.40%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Eikon
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 490 (98.59%) AWS
2 283 (56.94%) Amazon S3
3 232 (46.68%) Serverless
4 223 (44.87%) AWS Lambda
5 100 (20.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 96 (19.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 87 (17.51%) Route 53
8 83 (16.70%) Amazon ECS
9 77 (15.49%) Amazon ELB
10 74 (14.89%) Azure
11 62 (12.47%) SaaS
12 46 (9.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 43 (8.65%) Amazon EKS
14 30 (6.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 28 (5.63%) Amazon Kinesis
16 27 (5.43%) Amazon EMR
17 25 (5.03%) Amazon SQS
18 23 (4.63%) AWS CodeDeploy
18 23 (4.63%) GitHub
19 22 (4.43%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.44%) DNS
2 30 (6.04%) Firewall
3 23 (4.63%) VPN
4 17 (3.42%) Network Security
5 12 (2.41%) WebEx
6 11 (2.21%) Broadband
6 11 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.41%) DHCP
7 7 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (1.41%) SNMP
8 6 (1.21%) Internet
8 6 (1.21%) IPv6
8 6 (1.21%) Skype
9 5 (1.01%) HTTP
9 5 (1.01%) RTP
10 4 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.60%) FTP
11 3 (0.60%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.60%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (32.60%) Amazon RDS
2 115 (23.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 97 (19.52%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (13.28%) SQL Server
5 65 (13.08%) MySQL
6 53 (10.66%) Big Data
7 48 (9.66%) NoSQL
8 47 (9.46%) MongoDB
9 30 (6.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 30 (6.04%) Relational Database
10 28 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 28 (5.63%) Hadoop
11 27 (5.43%) Redis
12 20 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (3.82%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (2.21%) Azkaban
15 10 (2.01%) MariaDB
15 10 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (1.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 107 (21.53%) Git (software)
1 107 (21.53%) Jenkins
2 48 (9.66%) Maven
3 43 (8.65%) JIRA
3 43 (8.65%) SonarQube
4 37 (7.44%) JUnit
5 36 (7.24%) DbUnit
5 36 (7.24%) jMock
5 36 (7.24%) Mockito
6 29 (5.84%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.62%) GitLab
8 13 (2.62%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.41%) Gradle
10 11 (2.21%) Codeship
10 11 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.01%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.41%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.41%) Bitbucket Server
13 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (24.75%) Finance
2 59 (11.87%) Front Office
3 38 (7.65%) Banking
4 31 (6.24%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.83%) Marketing
6 13 (2.62%) Back Office
6 13 (2.62%) Public Sector
6 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.01%) Law
8 8 (1.61%) Advertising
8 8 (1.61%) Games
9 5 (1.01%) Local Government
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 177 (35.61%) Developer
2 124 (24.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (14.89%) Software Engineer
4 71 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 65 (13.08%) Python Engineer
6 64 (12.88%) AWS DevOps
7 58 (11.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 57 (11.47%) Python Software Engineer
9 56 (11.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 49 (9.86%) Python Developer
11 46 (9.26%) Java Developer
12 40 (8.05%) Senior DevOps
13 35 (7.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 33 (6.64%) JavaScript Developer
15 32 (6.44%) JavaScript Engineer
16 26 (5.23%) Senior Developer
17 25 (5.03%) Architect
18 24 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 22 (4.43%) Data Engineer
20 20 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (26.36%) Web Services
2 88 (17.71%) AngularJS
3 82 (16.50%) React
4 64 (12.88%) REST
5 61 (12.27%) Spring
5 61 (12.27%) Vue.js
6 56 (11.27%) SOAP
7 51 (10.26%) RESTful
8 48 (9.66%) .NET
9 45 (9.05%) Kafka
10 43 (8.65%) Node.js
11 37 (7.44%) HTML
12 36 (7.24%) PowerMock
13 33 (6.64%) CSS
14 31 (6.24%) XML
15 28 (5.63%) Hibernate
16 25 (5.03%) J2EE
17 23 (4.63%) Apache Camel
17 23 (4.63%) Lambda Expressions
18 21 (4.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.87%) Derivative
1 59 (11.87%) Equities
1 59 (11.87%) Fixed Income
1 59 (11.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 58 (11.67%) Hedge funds
3 29 (5.84%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.82%) User Experience
6 17 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.22%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.62%) Cloud Native
8 13 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.62%) Replication
9 11 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.01%) e-Learning
10 10 (2.01%) SCORM
10 10 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 143 (28.77%) Linux
2 58 (11.67%) Windows
3 27 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 20 (4.02%) Unix
6 19 (3.82%) CentOS
7 14 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.41%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.80%) Debian
10 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.60%) VMS
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.20%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (38.23%) DevOps
3 126 (25.35%) Software Engineering
4 94 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (16.30%) TDD
6 67 (13.48%) Microservices
6 67 (13.48%) Scrum
7 66 (13.28%) Configuration Management
8 62 (12.47%) Asset Management
9 47 (9.46%) Open Source
10 45 (9.05%) Infrastructure as Code
11 43 (8.65%) BDD
11 43 (8.65%) OO
12 37 (7.44%) Kanban
13 34 (6.84%) Data Science
14 32 (6.44%) Investment Management
15 31 (6.24%) Infrastructure Automation
16 30 (6.04%) Analytics
16 30 (6.04%) Auto-Scaling
16 30 (6.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 261 (52.52%) Python
2 194 (39.03%) Java
3 161 (32.39%) JavaScript
4 149 (29.98%) SQL
5 77 (15.49%) Bash Shell
6 59 (11.87%) Kotlin
7 50 (10.06%) TypeScript
8 46 (9.26%) PowerShell
9 40 (8.05%) Ruby
10 33 (6.64%) PHP
11 32 (6.44%) C#
12 29 (5.84%) Scala
13 17 (3.42%) C++
14 14 (2.82%) VB.NET
15 13 (2.62%) Go
15 13 (2.62%) Perl
16 12 (2.41%) Groovy
16 12 (2.41%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.61%) Clojure
17 8 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.84%) Degree
4 18 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.42%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.80%) CCSP
8 4 (0.80%) CISSP
8 4 (0.80%) MCSE
8 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.60%) CCNA
9 3 (0.60%) PhD
9 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.82%) SLA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.80%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) GDPR
5 2 (0.40%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 122 (24.55%) Docker
2 50 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.44%) vSphere
4 19 (3.82%) Active Directory
5 12 (2.41%) Postfix
6 9 (1.81%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.41%) GlusterFS
8 6 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.01%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.01%) Varnish
9 5 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.60%) iptables
12 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.40%) zsh
13 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.20%) BIND 9
13 1 (0.20%) HDFS
13 1 (0.20%) LXC
13 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 126 (25.35%) Terraform
2 119 (23.94%) Kubernetes
3 71 (14.29%) Ansible
4 48 (9.66%) Puppet
5 38 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.82%) Nagios
7 12 (2.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 12 (2.41%) SCCM
8 11 (2.21%) Packer
9 10 (2.01%) Grafana
10 7 (1.41%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.01%) Mesos
12 3 (0.60%) Kibana
12 3 (0.60%) logstash
12 3 (0.60%) Marathon
12 3 (0.60%) Munin
12 3 (0.60%) OSSEC
13 2 (0.40%) Icinga
13 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.40%) Scalr
Vendors
1 55 (11.07%) VMware
2 45 (9.05%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.84%) Oracle
4 28 (5.63%) Google
5 19 (3.82%) Splunk
6 18 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.42%) Cisco
8 15 (3.02%) NetIQ
9 12 (2.41%) Citrix
10 8 (1.61%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.61%) Dynatrace
10 8 (1.61%) IBM
11 7 (1.41%) Hitachi
11 7 (1.41%) Tableau
12 6 (1.21%) New Relic
13 5 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.01%) ForgeRock
13 5 (1.01%) HubSpot
13 5 (1.01%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.80%) Alteryx