Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 392 421 488
Rank change year-on-year +29 +67 +105
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 860 1,078 1,071
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.15% 2.62% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 802 994 979
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £38,950
90th Percentile £93,750 £99,250 £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 40,000 41,170 40,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.68% 27.59% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32,512 32,870 33,263
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
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 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 7 April 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 7 April 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 +26 822 £65,000 -7.14% 130
London +32 492 £70,000 -3.45% 67
UK excluding London +69 367 £60,000 - 71
North of England +53 161 £62,500 -3.85% 26
North West +20 116 £60,000 -7.69% 12
South East +75 83 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Midlands +16 73 £60,000 +9.09% 14
West Midlands +28 65 £60,000 +16.64% 14
Work from Home -36 58 £53,000 -31.61% 13
Yorkshire +68 42 £63,000 +14.55% 9
South West +26 31 £60,000 -14.29% 3
Scotland +43 20 £49,000 -18.33% 4
East of England +48 17 £65,000 +18.18% 8
East Midlands +19 8 £37,500 -31.82%
Wales -15 6 £46,250 +2.78% 3
North East +2 3 £60,323 -19.57% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 848 (98.60%) AWS
2 497 (57.79%) Amazon S3
3 393 (45.70%) Amazon RDS
4 382 (44.42%) Serverless
5 377 (43.84%) DevOps
6 372 (43.26%) AWS Lambda
7 353 (41.05%) Python
8 341 (39.65%) Java
9 311 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
10 294 (34.19%) Docker
11 281 (32.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 263 (30.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 256 (29.77%) Terraform
14 252 (29.30%) Linux
15 235 (27.33%) Jenkins
16 222 (25.81%) SQL
17 219 (25.47%) Kubernetes
18 215 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
19 197 (22.91%) Git (software)
20 180 (20.93%) Web Services
21 178 (20.70%) Finance
22 165 (19.19%) Microservices
23 156 (18.14%) JavaScript
23 156 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
24 154 (17.91%) Ansible
25 152 (17.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 148 (17.21%) Software Engineering
27 144 (16.74%) PostgreSQL
28 142 (16.51%) Windows
29 139 (16.16%) 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 74 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (7.91%) Confluence
3 49 (5.70%) Apache Spark
4 32 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 27 (3.14%) Apache Airflow
6 18 (2.09%) Luigi
7 15 (1.74%) Apache
8 13 (1.51%) IIS
9 11 (1.28%) nginx
10 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
11 8 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.81%) SAS
13 5 (0.58%) JBoss
13 5 (0.58%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.47%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.23%) Gluu
15 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (0.93%) Gliffy
2 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Eikon
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 848 (98.60%) AWS
2 497 (57.79%) Amazon S3
3 382 (44.42%) Serverless
4 372 (43.26%) AWS Lambda
5 281 (32.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 263 (30.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 215 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
8 139 (16.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 128 (14.88%) Azure
10 117 (13.60%) Route 53
11 112 (13.02%) Amazon SQS
12 111 (12.91%) Amazon ELB
13 78 (9.07%) GitHub
14 69 (8.02%) CloudFront
15 68 (7.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 66 (7.67%) GCP
17 57 (6.63%) SaaS
18 53 (6.16%) Amazon EKS
19 51 (5.93%) OpenShift
20 46 (5.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.33%) DNS
2 44 (5.12%) Firewall
3 36 (4.19%) HTTP
4 32 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 30 (3.49%) Network Security
6 24 (2.79%) VPN
7 23 (2.67%) DHCP
8 22 (2.56%) SSH
9 14 (1.63%) SSL
10 12 (1.40%) FTP
10 12 (1.40%) SMTP
11 11 (1.28%) SAN
12 8 (0.93%) Internet
12 8 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (0.93%) LAN
12 8 (0.93%) WAN
13 7 (0.81%) VLAN
13 7 (0.81%) VoIP
14 6 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (45.70%) Amazon RDS
2 152 (17.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 144 (16.74%) PostgreSQL
4 89 (10.35%) NoSQL
5 86 (10.00%) MySQL
6 78 (9.07%) Big Data
7 76 (8.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 76 (8.84%) Relational Database
8 75 (8.72%) MongoDB
9 70 (8.14%) SQL Server
10 48 (5.58%) Redis
11 44 (5.12%) Amazon Athena
12 40 (4.65%) Hadoop
13 38 (4.42%) RDBMS
14 37 (4.30%) Amazon Aurora
15 31 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (2.67%) BigQuery
18 18 (2.09%) Azkaban
19 16 (1.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 235 (27.33%) Jenkins
2 197 (22.91%) Git (software)
3 110 (12.79%) JIRA
4 109 (12.67%) Maven
5 62 (7.21%) JUnit
6 57 (6.63%) SonarQube
7 51 (5.93%) GitLab
8 49 (5.70%) Mockito
9 48 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 48 (5.58%) Gradle
10 46 (5.35%) Artifactory
11 38 (4.42%) DbUnit
11 38 (4.42%) jMock
12 36 (4.19%) CircleCI
13 35 (4.07%) Bitbucket
14 26 (3.02%) Vagrant
15 21 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (2.44%) Selenium
15 21 (2.44%) Subversion
16 17 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 178 (20.70%) Finance
2 37 (4.30%) Retail
3 36 (4.19%) Front Office
4 19 (2.21%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.63%) Marketing
6 12 (1.40%) Electronics
6 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.05%) Publishing
8 8 (0.93%) Banking
8 8 (0.93%) Games
8 8 (0.93%) Law
9 6 (0.70%) Advertising
9 6 (0.70%) Police
10 5 (0.58%) Automotive
10 5 (0.58%) Back Office
11 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 270 (31.40%) Developer
2 211 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 173 (20.12%) AWS Engineer
4 111 (12.91%) Java Developer
5 94 (10.93%) Senior Developer
6 89 (10.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 63 (7.33%) Architect
8 62 (7.21%) AWS DevOps
9 61 (7.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 61 (7.09%) Software Engineer
10 54 (6.28%) Data Engineer
11 53 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 46 (5.35%) AWS Developer
13 38 (4.42%) Python Developer
14 37 (4.30%) Python Engineer
15 36 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
16 34 (3.95%) AWS Software Engineer
16 34 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
17 31 (3.60%) AWS Architect
18 30 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (20.93%) Web Services
2 115 (13.37%) Node.js
3 110 (12.79%) Spring
4 71 (8.26%) RESTful
5 70 (8.14%) HTML
6 69 (8.02%) Spring Boot
7 65 (7.56%) CSS
8 63 (7.33%) .NET
8 63 (7.33%) REST
9 60 (6.98%) Kafka
10 58 (6.74%) Hibernate
11 56 (6.51%) SOAP
12 52 (6.05%) AngularJS
13 48 (5.58%) JSON
14 46 (5.35%) React
15 40 (4.65%) PowerMock
16 38 (4.42%) HTML5
17 33 (3.84%) Elastic Stack
17 33 (3.84%) J2EE
18 30 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (4.77%) Public Cloud
3 36 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.84%) Data Structures
5 32 (3.72%) Fixed Income
5 32 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.37%) Data Centre
8 27 (3.14%) Cloud Native
9 22 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 19 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 19 (2.21%) Private Cloud
11 18 (2.09%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (1.40%) CESG
13 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
14 10 (1.16%) Reference Data
15 9 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 252 (29.30%) Linux
2 142 (16.51%) Windows
3 59 (6.86%) Unix
4 42 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 29 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (3.26%) Android
7 26 (3.02%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.33%) VMS
10 14 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (1.40%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.28%) CentOS
13 10 (1.16%) CoreOS
13 10 (1.16%) Debian
13 10 (1.16%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (43.84%) DevOps
2 311 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (19.19%) Microservices
4 156 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
5 148 (17.21%) Software Engineering
6 120 (13.95%) Scrum
7 112 (13.02%) TDD
8 95 (11.05%) Analytics
9 88 (10.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 84 (9.77%) Configuration Management
11 78 (9.07%) BDD
12 70 (8.14%) Migration
13 66 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 63 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (7.09%) Open Source
16 60 (6.98%) Fintech
17 59 (6.86%) Computer Science
18 58 (6.74%) OO
19 56 (6.51%) Infrastructure Automation
20 55 (6.40%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 353 (41.05%) Python
2 341 (39.65%) Java
3 222 (25.81%) SQL
4 156 (18.14%) JavaScript
5 123 (14.30%) Bash Shell
6 88 (10.23%) PowerShell
7 80 (9.30%) Ruby
8 61 (7.09%) C#
9 56 (6.51%) Scala
10 52 (6.05%) Java 8
11 47 (5.47%) C++
11 47 (5.47%) TypeScript
12 46 (5.35%) Go
13 42 (4.88%) PHP
14 38 (4.42%) Perl
15 33 (3.84%) C
16 29 (3.37%) R
17 27 (3.14%) Shell Script
18 19 (2.21%) ES6
19 17 (1.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (9.19%) Degree
2 51 (5.93%) AWS Certification
3 39 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.74%) MCSE
9 14 (1.63%) CISSP
10 12 (1.40%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.05%) CCNA
12 7 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (0.81%) CCSP
12 7 (0.81%) MCP
12 7 (0.81%) MCSA
13 3 (0.35%) CCNP
13 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.23%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.07%) QA
2 16 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.51%) GDPR
4 12 (1.40%) SLA
5 11 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.81%) ISO 31000
7 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.47%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.35%) PMO
10 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 294 (34.19%) Docker
2 60 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (6.86%) Active Directory
4 30 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.02%) vSphere
6 22 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (2.44%) XenApp
8 18 (2.09%) Postfix
9 11 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.93%) Xen
12 5 (0.58%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.58%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.58%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.23%) iptables
14 2 (0.23%) Varnish
15 1 (0.12%) IAG
Systems Management
1 256 (29.77%) Terraform
2 219 (25.47%) Kubernetes
3 154 (17.91%) Ansible
4 85 (9.88%) Puppet
5 82 (9.53%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (4.53%) Nagios
7 38 (4.42%) Packer
8 30 (3.49%) SCCM
9 22 (2.56%) Prometheus
10 20 (2.33%) Grafana
11 11 (1.28%) Kibana
11 11 (1.28%) SCOM
11 11 (1.28%) vCenter Server
12 10 (1.16%) Istio
12 10 (1.16%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.16%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.81%) CASB
13 7 (0.81%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.35%) logstash
14 3 (0.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 69 (8.02%) Microsoft
1 69 (8.02%) Oracle
2 65 (7.56%) Google
3 62 (7.21%) VMware
4 36 (4.19%) Citrix
5 31 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 27 (3.14%) HP
7 24 (2.79%) Atlassian
8 19 (2.21%) Dynatrace
9 18 (2.09%) Cisco
10 15 (1.74%) Tableau
11 14 (1.63%) Talend
12 13 (1.51%) Informatica
13 12 (1.40%) SaltStack
14 11 (1.28%) Veeam
15 9 (1.05%) AppDynamics
15 9 (1.05%) Splunk
16 8 (0.93%) Adobe
17 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
18 6 (0.70%) ServiceNow