Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 378 477 564
Rank change year-on-year +99 +87 +10
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,082 991 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.46% 2.41% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 833 841 703
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -4.76%

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 43,915 41,165 35,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.29% 25.25% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35,789 33,118 28,971
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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 +102 1,048 £70,000 +7.69% 183
London +95 630 £75,000 +7.14% 99
UK excluding London +55 435 £60,000 +4.35% 101
North of England +91 168 £62,500 +4.17% 40
North West +81 141 £62,500 -3.85% 24
South East +14 96 £65,000 +13.04% 14
Midlands +15 76 £55,000 -15.38% 17
West Midlands +19 70 £55,000 -4.35% 11
South West -10 50 £47,500 -13.64% 5
East of England +43 21 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Yorkshire +6 15 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Scotland +14 14 £42,500 -22.73% 12
North East +33 12 £66,715 +56.98% 3
Wales +11 9 £43,750 +23.07% 3
East Midlands +7 6 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 1,055 (97.50%) AWS
2 637 (58.87%) Amazon S3
3 604 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
4 521 (48.15%) DevOps
5 497 (45.93%) Serverless
6 496 (45.84%) AWS Lambda
7 482 (44.55%) Java
8 477 (44.09%) Docker
9 468 (43.25%) Amazon RDS
10 414 (38.26%) Python
11 364 (33.64%) Software Engineering
12 341 (31.52%) Linux
13 334 (30.87%) Terraform
14 328 (30.31%) Microservices
15 319 (29.48%) Jenkins
16 309 (28.56%) AWS CloudFormation
17 299 (27.63%) Kubernetes
18 297 (27.45%) Web Services
19 290 (26.80%) Amazon ECS
20 284 (26.25%) Finance
21 254 (23.48%) SQL
22 243 (22.46%) JavaScript
23 241 (22.27%) Amazon SQS
24 224 (20.70%) Git (software)
25 221 (20.43%) Ansible
26 201 (18.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
27 179 (16.54%) Azure
28 167 (15.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
28 167 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
29 165 (15.25%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 96 (8.87%) Elasticsearch
2 62 (5.73%) Confluence
3 37 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 36 (3.33%) Apache
5 34 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 34 (3.14%) IIS
6 23 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (1.66%) nginx
8 14 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (1.02%) JBoss
9 11 (1.02%) WordPress
10 8 (0.74%) CMS
11 6 (0.55%) Mule
11 6 (0.55%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.46%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.46%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.28%) Luigi
13 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.092%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.092%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.092%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Eikon
2 2 (0.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,055 (97.50%) AWS
2 637 (58.87%) Amazon S3
3 497 (45.93%) Serverless
4 496 (45.84%) AWS Lambda
5 309 (28.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 290 (26.80%) Amazon ECS
7 241 (22.27%) Amazon SQS
8 201 (18.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 179 (16.54%) Azure
10 165 (15.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 127 (11.74%) Amazon ELB
12 111 (10.26%) Route 53
13 105 (9.70%) CloudFront
14 87 (8.04%) GitHub
15 83 (7.67%) OpenShift
16 76 (7.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 57 (5.27%) Amazon EKS
18 56 (5.18%) SaaS
19 55 (5.08%) AWS Fargate
20 50 (4.62%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 63 (5.82%) DNS
2 41 (3.79%) Firewall
3 34 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.50%) VPN
5 23 (2.13%) HTTP
5 23 (2.13%) Internet
6 20 (1.85%) DHCP
7 17 (1.57%) SSL
8 13 (1.20%) Network Security
9 9 (0.83%) LAN
10 6 (0.55%) WAN
11 5 (0.46%) AMQP
11 5 (0.46%) SMTP
12 4 (0.37%) SSH
13 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.28%) MQTT
13 3 (0.28%) OpenVPN
13 3 (0.28%) SMS
14 2 (0.18%) SAN
14 2 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (43.25%) Amazon RDS
2 167 (15.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 130 (12.01%) MySQL
4 128 (11.83%) MongoDB
5 103 (9.52%) Big Data
6 89 (8.23%) NoSQL
7 83 (7.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 77 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
9 67 (6.19%) SQL Server
10 49 (4.53%) Amazon Aurora
11 41 (3.79%) Redis
12 38 (3.51%) Relational Database
13 33 (3.05%) Hadoop
14 29 (2.68%) MariaDB
15 22 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
19 14 (1.29%) Apache Hive
20 13 (1.20%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 319 (29.48%) Jenkins
2 224 (20.70%) Git (software)
3 136 (12.57%) Maven
4 128 (11.83%) GitLab
5 122 (11.28%) Artifactory
6 92 (8.50%) JIRA
7 64 (5.91%) Gradle
8 61 (5.64%) JUnit
9 59 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 56 (5.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (3.97%) TeamCity
12 38 (3.51%) Bitbucket
13 34 (3.14%) Subversion
14 28 (2.59%) SonarQube
15 25 (2.31%) Cucumber
15 25 (2.31%) RStudio
16 20 (1.85%) Mockito
16 20 (1.85%) Selenium
17 18 (1.66%) JMeter
18 17 (1.57%) Ant
General
1 284 (26.25%) Finance
2 82 (7.58%) Front Office
3 31 (2.87%) Retail
4 30 (2.77%) Banking
5 26 (2.40%) Marketing
6 25 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.29%) Advertising
8 12 (1.11%) Games
8 12 (1.11%) Law
9 11 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.74%) Billing
11 8 (0.74%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.55%) Electronics
12 6 (0.55%) Legal
13 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.092%) Local Government
14 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.092%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 435 (40.20%) Developer
2 197 (18.21%) Java Developer
3 196 (18.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 172 (15.90%) AWS Engineer
5 138 (12.75%) Software Engineer
6 128 (11.83%) Senior Developer
7 100 (9.24%) AWS Developer
8 86 (7.95%) Senior Software Engineer
9 81 (7.49%) Architect
10 74 (6.84%) Senior DevOps
11 73 (6.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 71 (6.56%) Python Developer
13 64 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
14 63 (5.82%) AWS DevOps
14 63 (5.82%) AWS Software Engineer
14 63 (5.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 61 (5.64%) Senior Java Developer
16 55 (5.08%) Agile Developer
17 54 (4.99%) Python Engineer
18 53 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (27.45%) Web Services
2 147 (13.59%) AngularJS
3 145 (13.40%) Spring
4 134 (12.38%) Node.js
5 120 (11.09%) JSON
6 113 (10.44%) HTML
7 106 (9.80%) CSS
8 103 (9.52%) RESTful
9 98 (9.06%) REST
10 96 (8.87%) J2EE
11 85 (7.86%) .NET
12 80 (7.39%) Hibernate
13 73 (6.75%) Spring Boot
14 72 (6.65%) React
15 66 (6.10%) XML
16 61 (5.64%) HTML5
17 54 (4.99%) Kafka
18 53 (4.90%) Vue.js
19 52 (4.81%) J2SE
20 49 (4.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.76%) Fixed Income
2 79 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (6.93%) Public Cloud
4 73 (6.75%) Linux Command Line
5 61 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (5.36%) Hedge funds
7 39 (3.60%) Private Cloud
8 36 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (3.23%) Data Centre
9 35 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 33 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (2.87%) User Experience
12 30 (2.77%) Cloud Native
13 27 (2.50%) Equities
13 27 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (2.50%) Reference Data
14 22 (2.03%) Replication
15 21 (1.94%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.57%) Clustering
17 15 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 341 (31.52%) Linux
2 147 (13.59%) Windows
3 65 (6.01%) Unix
4 31 (2.87%) Ubuntu
5 29 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 28 (2.59%) Android
7 23 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.76%) VMS
9 17 (1.57%) CentOS
9 17 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.48%) Debian
11 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.37%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.28%) VyOS
15 2 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (55.82%) Agile Software Development
2 521 (48.15%) DevOps
3 364 (33.64%) Software Engineering
4 328 (30.31%) Microservices
5 167 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (13.77%) Asset Management
7 135 (12.48%) TDD
8 125 (11.55%) Analytics
9 122 (11.28%) Scrum
10 110 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 108 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
12 104 (9.61%) Infrastructure as Code
13 97 (8.96%) Continuous Deployment
14 94 (8.69%) Computer Science
15 90 (8.32%) Configuration Management
16 83 (7.67%) E-Commerce
17 74 (6.84%) Migration
18 73 (6.75%) BDD
18 73 (6.75%) Deployment Automation
19 69 (6.38%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 482 (44.55%) Java
2 414 (38.26%) Python
3 254 (23.48%) SQL
4 243 (22.46%) JavaScript
5 102 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 94 (8.69%) Java 8
7 93 (8.60%) PowerShell
8 86 (7.95%) Shell Script
9 85 (7.86%) R
10 84 (7.76%) C#
11 82 (7.58%) Ruby
12 61 (5.64%) PHP
13 55 (5.08%) TypeScript
14 47 (4.34%) Go
15 38 (3.51%) Scala
16 26 (2.40%) C
17 22 (2.03%) C++
18 15 (1.39%) Perl
19 14 (1.29%) T-SQL
20 13 (1.20%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 91 (8.41%) Degree
2 46 (4.25%) AWS Certification
3 36 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.55%) CISSP
8 2 (0.18%) CCNA
8 2 (0.18%) CCNP
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.18%) ISEB
8 2 (0.18%) LPIC
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.18%) PhD
9 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.092%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.19%) QA
2 16 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.29%) GDPR
4 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.55%) ISO 31000
6 5 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.28%) EMIR
7 3 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) NIST
9 1 (0.092%) SLA
System Software
1 477 (44.09%) Docker
2 66 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 47 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (3.79%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.39%) XenApp
7 13 (1.20%) vSphere
8 10 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.74%) Varnish
10 7 (0.65%) Postfix
10 7 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.55%) Xen
12 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.18%) HDFS
13 2 (0.18%) NFS
14 1 (0.092%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.092%) zsh
Systems Management
1 334 (30.87%) Terraform
2 299 (27.63%) Kubernetes
3 221 (20.43%) Ansible
4 121 (11.18%) Puppet
5 100 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (5.36%) Packer
7 44 (4.07%) Nagios
8 39 (3.60%) Prometheus
9 35 (3.23%) Grafana
10 27 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
11 20 (1.85%) Kibana
12 17 (1.57%) Consul
12 17 (1.57%) SCCM
13 16 (1.48%) ZABBIX
14 12 (1.11%) SCOM
15 11 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.92%) SCOrch
16 10 (0.92%) SCVMM
17 9 (0.83%) Istio
18 8 (0.74%) Oozie
Vendors
1 77 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.08%) VMware
3 49 (4.53%) Google
4 45 (4.16%) Oracle
5 44 (4.07%) Splunk
6 41 (3.79%) Sage
7 36 (3.33%) Citrix
8 31 (2.87%) AppDynamics
9 26 (2.40%) Red Hat
10 23 (2.13%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.85%) Tableau
12 18 (1.66%) New Relic
13 11 (1.02%) Dynatrace
13 11 (1.02%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.92%) HP
15 8 (0.74%) Trend Micro
16 7 (0.65%) Black Duck
16 7 (0.65%) IBM
16 7 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (0.55%) Apple