Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 539 703
Rank change year-on-year -4 +164 +32
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 867 959 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.87% 4.05% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 739 765 575
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,900 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,750 £85,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.38% +5.00% +5.26%

Amazon EC2 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30191 23660 19012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.06% 11.97% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24814 19990 15380
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 +3 843 £57,500 - 71
London -20 441 £66,250 +1.92% 33
UK excluding London +48 415 £46,000 -12.38% 41
South East +96 119 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South West +52 101 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Midlands +40 70 £36,000 -20.00% 3
North of England -34 67 £46,000 +8.24% 15
West Midlands +34 66 £36,000 -29.76% 1
East of England -10 44 £52,500 +16.67% 4
North West -38 38 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Yorkshire +13 25 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Scotland -6 8 £47,500 +72.73% 3
Wales - 6 £36,784 -
North East +16 4 £35,750 +27.68% 3
East Midlands +15 4 £30,000 -33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 840 (96.89%) Amazon AWS
2 528 (60.90%) Linux
3 375 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
4 364 (41.98%) Amazon S3
5 356 (41.06%) DevOps
6 324 (37.37%) Java
7 322 (37.14%) Amazon RDS
8 294 (33.91%) Docker
9 291 (33.56%) Git (software)
10 269 (31.03%) Web Services
11 259 (29.87%) Python
12 215 (24.80%) Scrum
13 213 (24.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 208 (23.99%) Jenkins
15 201 (23.18%) Puppet
16 198 (22.84%) NoSQL
17 197 (22.72%) MongoDB
17 197 (22.72%) MySQL
17 197 (22.72%) Ruby
18 192 (22.15%) JavaScript
19 191 (22.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 188 (21.68%) TDD
21 178 (20.53%) JIRA
22 167 (19.26%) MVC
23 163 (18.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 163 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
24 147 (16.96%) Node.js
25 145 (16.72%) SQL
26 142 (16.38%) REST
27 140 (16.15%) Telecoms

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
1 136 (15.69%) Elasticsearch
2 131 (15.11%) Apache
3 108 (12.46%) Tomcat
4 95 (10.96%) nginx
5 79 (9.11%) JBoss
6 66 (7.61%) Mule
6 66 (7.61%) Mule ESB
7 52 (6.00%) Confluence
8 46 (5.31%) Apache Spark
9 40 (4.61%) IIS
9 40 (4.61%) OpenStack
10 34 (3.92%) Apache Solr
11 24 (2.77%) CMS
12 12 (1.38%) SharePoint
13 9 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (1.04%) SAS
13 9 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
15 6 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.46%) SPSS
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 840 (96.89%) Amazon AWS
2 364 (41.98%) Amazon S3
3 213 (24.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 191 (22.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 117 (13.49%) Amazon ELB
6 112 (12.92%) Amazon SQS
7 105 (12.11%) AWS Lambda
8 99 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 91 (10.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 89 (10.27%) GitHub
11 81 (9.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 80 (9.23%) Route 53
13 72 (8.30%) SaaS
14 39 (4.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 34 (3.92%) AWS OpsWorks
16 28 (3.23%) IaaS
17 26 (3.00%) Amazon Glacier
18 24 (2.77%) Amazon Kinesis
18 24 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
18 24 (2.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (8.30%) Firewall
2 59 (6.81%) DNS
3 50 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.00%) HTTP
4 26 (3.00%) VPN
5 23 (2.65%) VLAN
6 21 (2.42%) WAN
7 20 (2.31%) DHCP
7 20 (2.31%) Internet
8 17 (1.96%) LAN
9 16 (1.85%) OpenVPN
10 15 (1.73%) SAN
11 13 (1.50%) Network Security
12 12 (1.38%) SSH
13 10 (1.15%) SSL
13 10 (1.15%) Unified Communications
13 10 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.04%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.04%) tcpdump
14 9 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (37.14%) Amazon RDS
2 198 (22.84%) NoSQL
3 197 (22.72%) MongoDB
3 197 (22.72%) MySQL
4 163 (18.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 103 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
6 101 (11.65%) SQL Server
7 88 (10.15%) Relational Database
8 61 (7.04%) Redis
9 54 (6.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 54 (6.23%) Big Data
10 40 (4.61%) Amazon Redshift
11 38 (4.38%) Hadoop
12 26 (3.00%) InfluxDB
13 25 (2.88%) Blockchain
14 17 (1.96%) Neo4j
15 15 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.38%) DB2
17 11 (1.27%) Data Lake
18 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 291 (33.56%) Git (software)
2 208 (23.99%) Jenkins
3 178 (20.53%) JIRA
4 122 (14.07%) JUnit
5 88 (10.15%) IntelliJ
6 60 (6.92%) TeamCity
7 50 (5.77%) Maven
7 50 (5.77%) Subversion
8 49 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 48 (5.54%) gulp
10 38 (4.38%) Gradle
11 35 (4.04%) Cucumber
11 35 (4.04%) Selenium
12 34 (3.92%) webpack
13 29 (3.34%) PhantomJS
14 28 (3.23%) Visual Studio
15 27 (3.11%) GitLab
16 26 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
16 26 (3.00%) Vagrant
17 24 (2.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 140 (16.15%) Telecoms
2 137 (15.80%) Finance
3 125 (14.42%) Marketing
4 102 (11.76%) Retail
5 91 (10.50%) Electronics
5 91 (10.50%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.77%) Advertising
7 23 (2.65%) Games
8 18 (2.08%) Publishing
9 15 (1.73%) Banking
10 8 (0.92%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 284 (32.76%) Developer
2 216 (24.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 141 (16.26%) AWS Engineer
4 132 (15.22%) Java Developer
5 111 (12.80%) AWS DevOps
6 98 (11.30%) Cloud Engineer
7 96 (11.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 83 (9.57%) Senior Developer
9 66 (7.61%) Architect
10 55 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
11 49 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 46 (5.31%) Senior DevOps
13 44 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 44 (5.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 43 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
14 43 (4.96%) Software Developer
15 42 (4.84%) Software Engineer
16 39 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
17 37 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
18 33 (3.81%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (31.03%) Web Services
2 147 (16.96%) Node.js
3 142 (16.38%) REST
4 136 (15.69%) Spring
5 115 (13.26%) XML
6 114 (13.15%) SOAP
7 113 (13.03%) Hibernate
8 102 (11.76%) HTML
8 102 (11.76%) JSON
9 101 (11.65%) Spring MVC
10 95 (10.96%) React
11 92 (10.61%) AngularJS
12 86 (9.92%) LAMP
13 84 (9.69%) JPA
14 83 (9.57%) Spring Integration
15 80 (9.23%) .NET
16 78 (9.00%) CSS
17 71 (8.19%) Apache Camel
18 60 (6.92%) Elastic Stack
19 59 (6.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 59 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 56 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 31 (3.58%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.65%) Fintech
7 23 (2.65%) User Experience
8 20 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.85%) Private Cloud
10 13 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.38%) PKI
12 11 (1.27%) CMDB
13 10 (1.15%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.15%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.04%) Clustering
14 9 (1.04%) Life Science
14 9 (1.04%) Smart Meter
15 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 528 (60.90%) Linux
2 136 (15.69%) Windows
3 65 (7.50%) CentOS
4 62 (7.15%) Ubuntu
5 58 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 42 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (2.88%) Unix
9 24 (2.77%) Android
9 24 (2.77%) Debian
10 22 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.31%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (1.04%) VMS
14 6 (0.69%) Solaris
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.23%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (41.06%) DevOps
3 215 (24.80%) Scrum
4 188 (21.68%) TDD
5 167 (19.26%) MVC
6 137 (15.80%) Kanban
7 136 (15.69%) BDD
7 136 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
9 118 (13.61%) E-Commerce
9 118 (13.61%) Microservices
10 110 (12.69%) Software Engineering
11 104 (12.00%) Test Automation
12 94 (10.84%) Digital Marketing
13 92 (10.61%) Configuration Management
14 88 (10.15%) Integration Testing
15 87 (10.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 84 (9.69%) Programme Management
17 75 (8.65%) OOP
18 66 (7.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 324 (37.37%) Java
2 259 (29.87%) Python
3 197 (22.72%) Ruby
4 192 (22.15%) JavaScript
5 145 (16.72%) SQL
6 122 (14.07%) Bash Shell
7 116 (13.38%) PHP
8 104 (12.00%) Perl
9 81 (9.34%) PowerShell
10 71 (8.19%) C#
11 66 (7.61%) Scala
12 39 (4.50%) C
13 38 (4.38%) C++
14 36 (4.15%) XPath
15 32 (3.69%) Shell Script
16 29 (3.34%) PHP 7
17 28 (3.23%) Go
18 26 (3.00%) CoffeeScript
19 21 (2.42%) VB.NET
20 18 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 116 (13.38%) Degree
2 45 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.54%) AWS Certification
4 18 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.38%) PMP
6 11 (1.27%) ISEB
6 11 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.92%) MCSA
9 7 (0.81%) MCSE
10 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.58%) MCP
10 5 (0.58%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.46%) CCNA
11 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.35%) PhD
13 2 (0.23%) MCITP
13 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.65%) QA
2 9 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 294 (33.91%) Docker
2 70 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.57%) Active Directory
4 42 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (2.77%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.31%) Varnish
7 16 (1.85%) vSphere
8 13 (1.50%) KVM
9 11 (1.27%) VirtualBox
10 9 (1.04%) Shibboleth
11 8 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.69%) Xen
13 5 (0.58%) LXC
13 5 (0.58%) NFS
13 5 (0.58%) vCloud
13 5 (0.58%) XenApp
14 4 (0.46%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.35%) Samba
15 3 (0.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 201 (23.18%) Puppet
2 163 (18.80%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (15.46%) Ansible
4 110 (12.69%) Terraform
5 62 (7.15%) Kubernetes
6 58 (6.69%) Nagios
7 37 (4.27%) Kibana
7 37 (4.27%) Salt
8 32 (3.69%) Mesos
9 27 (3.11%) HAProxy
10 26 (3.00%) Packer
11 25 (2.88%) Consul
12 17 (1.96%) ZABBIX
13 15 (1.73%) Graphite
13 15 (1.73%) SCVMM
14 14 (1.61%) logstash
15 13 (1.50%) Grafana
16 12 (1.38%) Munin
17 11 (1.27%) Cacti
17 11 (1.27%) Icinga
Vendors
1 88 (10.15%) VMware
2 87 (10.03%) SAP
3 66 (7.61%) Apple
4 62 (7.15%) Oracle
5 58 (6.69%) Microsoft
6 51 (5.88%) New Relic
7 50 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 42 (4.84%) Cisco
9 39 (4.50%) Google
10 38 (4.38%) Atlassian
11 36 (4.15%) Citrix
12 27 (3.11%) HP
13 26 (3.00%) BMC
14 23 (2.65%) CheckPoint
15 21 (2.42%) NetApp
16 19 (2.19%) AppDynamics
16 19 (2.19%) EMC
17 14 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
18 13 (1.50%) IBM
18 13 (1.50%) Splunk