Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 315 318 407
Rank change year-on-year +3 +89 +80
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,222 627 1,097
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.53% 2.51% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 822 518 876
10th Percentile £41,300 £41,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £50,235 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £102,500 £78,938 £87,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.17% +9.09%

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 48,316 24,944 43,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.76% 36.69% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34,744 20,596 35,768
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 +14 1,113 £80,000 +18.52% 194
London +49 809 £85,000 +13.33% 80
UK excluding London -82 325 £50,000 -13.04% 125
Work from Home -44 301 £75,000 +25.00% 35
South East -45 112 £60,000 - 19
North of England -78 69 £55,000 - 51
South West -53 67 £40,000 -38.46% 8
North West -38 36 £55,000 +4.76% 37
Midlands -91 36 £62,500 +31.58% 15
Yorkshire -75 28 £55,000 -8.33% 10
West Midlands -88 18 £52,500 +10.53% 11
Scotland -65 17 £64,750 +36.32% 5
East Midlands -39 15 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Wales -11 14 £47,500 +11.76% 7
East of England -48 8 £56,250 -6.25% 20
North East -23 6 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Northern Ireland -28 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 1,159 (94.84%) AWS
2 652 (53.36%) Serverless
3 643 (52.62%) AWS Lambda
4 594 (48.61%) Amazon S3
5 591 (48.36%) Python
6 577 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
7 549 (44.93%) Java
8 477 (39.03%) SQL
9 464 (37.97%) Amazon RDS
10 462 (37.81%) DevOps
11 431 (35.27%) Software Engineering
12 399 (32.65%) Finance
13 398 (32.57%) Microservices
14 395 (32.32%) JavaScript
15 381 (31.18%) Web Services
16 359 (29.38%) Linux
16 359 (29.38%) Git (software)
17 341 (27.91%) Terraform
18 321 (26.27%) React
19 317 (25.94%) Docker
20 316 (25.86%) Full Stack Development
21 288 (23.57%) MySQL
22 273 (22.34%) Amazon ECS
23 262 (21.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 251 (20.54%) AngularJS
24 251 (20.54%) Kubernetes
25 244 (19.97%) REST
26 241 (19.72%) PostgreSQL
27 226 (18.49%) Jenkins
28 220 (18.00%) AWS CloudFormation

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
1 149 (12.19%) Apache
2 122 (9.98%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 74 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 44 (3.60%) Confluence
6 35 (2.86%) nginx
7 28 (2.29%) WordPress
8 26 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
9 23 (1.88%) IIS
9 23 (1.88%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.55%) CMS
11 15 (1.23%) Luigi
12 10 (0.82%) Red Hat Fuse
13 9 (0.74%) Drupal
13 9 (0.74%) JBoss
14 8 (0.65%) Mule
14 8 (0.65%) Mule ESB
15 5 (0.41%) Jetty
16 4 (0.33%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.082%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (1.06%) Magento
2 9 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,159 (94.84%) AWS
2 652 (53.36%) Serverless
3 643 (52.62%) AWS Lambda
4 594 (48.61%) Amazon S3
5 273 (22.34%) Amazon ECS
6 220 (18.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 219 (17.92%) Amazon SQS
8 211 (17.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 158 (12.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 132 (10.80%) Azure
11 119 (9.74%) CloudFront
12 101 (8.27%) SaaS
13 99 (8.10%) Amazon ELB
14 94 (7.69%) Route 53
15 89 (7.28%) GitHub
16 78 (6.38%) GCP
17 74 (6.06%) Amazon Kinesis
18 73 (5.97%) Amazon EKS
19 71 (5.81%) Amazon Cognito
20 59 (4.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.02%) DNS
2 50 (4.09%) Firewall
3 49 (4.01%) VPN
4 46 (3.76%) HTTP
5 27 (2.21%) DHCP
6 25 (2.05%) Internet
7 24 (1.96%) SSL
8 21 (1.72%) Network Security
9 20 (1.64%) Broadband
9 20 (1.64%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.15%) OpenVPN
10 14 (1.15%) VLAN
11 12 (0.98%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.98%) IPsec
12 11 (0.90%) BGP
12 11 (0.90%) IPv6
12 11 (0.90%) SNMP
12 11 (0.90%) SSH
13 9 (0.74%) SMTP
14 5 (0.41%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (37.97%) Amazon RDS
2 288 (23.57%) MySQL
3 262 (21.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 241 (19.72%) PostgreSQL
5 180 (14.73%) Amazon Aurora
6 166 (13.58%) Relational Database
7 130 (10.64%) SQL Server
8 110 (9.00%) NoSQL
9 99 (8.10%) Amazon Athena
10 96 (7.86%) Redis
11 94 (7.69%) Big Data
12 82 (6.71%) MariaDB
13 77 (6.30%) Apache Ignite
14 67 (5.48%) Hadoop
14 67 (5.48%) RDBMS
15 65 (5.32%) Amazon Redshift
16 47 (3.85%) MongoDB
17 43 (3.52%) BigQuery
17 43 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
18 41 (3.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 359 (29.38%) Git (software)
2 226 (18.49%) Jenkins
3 160 (13.09%) JIRA
4 93 (7.61%) GitLab
5 88 (7.20%) Maven
6 66 (5.40%) Bitbucket
7 51 (4.17%) Selenium
8 43 (3.52%) webpack
9 39 (3.19%) JUnit
10 34 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 32 (2.62%) NUnit
12 31 (2.54%) SonarQube
13 26 (2.13%) Log4Net
13 26 (2.13%) SpecFlow
14 24 (1.96%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.88%) Visual Studio
16 22 (1.80%) Cypress.io
17 21 (1.72%) TeamCity
18 20 (1.64%) CircleCI
18 20 (1.64%) Mockito
General
1 399 (32.65%) Finance
2 180 (14.73%) Social Skills
3 177 (14.48%) Banking
4 94 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
5 89 (7.28%) Front Office
6 80 (6.55%) Law
7 68 (5.56%) Legal
8 66 (5.40%) Marketing
8 66 (5.40%) Public Sector
9 61 (4.99%) Telecoms
10 44 (3.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 41 (3.36%) Retail
12 38 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (2.95%) Games
14 35 (2.86%) Local Government
15 19 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
16 15 (1.23%) Advertising
16 15 (1.23%) Manufacturing
16 15 (1.23%) Wearables
17 14 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 520 (42.55%) Developer
2 344 (28.15%) Software Engineer
3 264 (21.60%) AWS Engineer
4 189 (15.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 176 (14.40%) DevOps Engineer
6 161 (13.18%) Python Engineer
7 142 (11.62%) Python Software Engineer
8 140 (11.46%) Java Developer
9 138 (11.29%) AWS Software Engineer
9 138 (11.29%) Python Developer
10 120 (9.82%) AWS Developer
11 94 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
12 85 (6.96%) Full Stack Developer
13 82 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
14 81 (6.63%) Senior Developer
15 78 (6.38%) Data Engineer
15 78 (6.38%) Java Engineer
16 77 (6.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 70 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
18 66 (5.40%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (31.18%) Web Services
2 321 (26.27%) React
3 251 (20.54%) AngularJS
4 244 (19.97%) REST
5 181 (14.81%) CSS
6 164 (13.42%) Node.js
7 156 (12.77%) HTML
8 152 (12.44%) .NET
9 146 (11.95%) gRPC
9 146 (11.95%) Spring
10 132 (10.80%) Vue.js
11 122 (9.98%) Kafka
12 99 (8.10%) Spring Boot
13 95 (7.77%) RESTful
14 86 (7.04%) .NET Core
15 81 (6.63%) SOAP
16 73 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
17 68 (5.56%) React Native
18 62 (5.07%) Angular 2
19 57 (4.66%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 207 (16.94%) Hedge funds
2 128 (10.47%) Pricing Data
3 100 (8.18%) User Experience
4 92 (7.53%) Equities
5 90 (7.36%) Derivative
5 90 (7.36%) Fixed Income
5 90 (7.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 46 (3.76%) Legacy Systems
7 43 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
8 38 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.78%) Blog
10 32 (2.62%) Data Centre
11 26 (2.13%) NHS
12 23 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.80%) Cloud Native
14 20 (1.64%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.47%) Public Cloud
16 15 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
17 14 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 359 (29.38%) Linux
2 96 (7.86%) Windows
3 89 (7.28%) Unix
4 57 (4.66%) Android
4 57 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 54 (4.42%) CentOS
6 41 (3.36%) Ubuntu
7 39 (3.19%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.25%) VMS
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.082%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (37.81%) DevOps
3 431 (35.27%) Software Engineering
4 398 (32.57%) Microservices
5 316 (25.86%) Full Stack Development
6 219 (17.92%) Asset Management
7 193 (15.79%) TDD
8 173 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
9 160 (13.09%) Scrum
10 148 (12.11%) Investment Management
11 141 (11.54%) Data Management
12 137 (11.21%) Data Science
13 136 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
14 130 (10.64%) Infrastructure as Code
15 128 (10.47%) Enterprise Data Management
15 128 (10.47%) Project Delivery
16 122 (9.98%) Test Automation
17 108 (8.84%) Artificial Intelligence
18 106 (8.67%) OO
19 102 (8.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 591 (48.36%) Python
2 549 (44.93%) Java
3 477 (39.03%) SQL
4 395 (32.32%) JavaScript
5 217 (17.76%) TypeScript
6 163 (13.34%) C#
7 140 (11.46%) PHP
8 122 (9.98%) Scala
9 116 (9.49%) Kotlin
10 100 (8.18%) Bash Shell
11 90 (7.36%) Clojure
12 82 (6.71%) PowerShell
13 69 (5.65%) Ruby
14 53 (4.34%) ES6
15 52 (4.26%) Java 8
16 51 (4.17%) Go
17 36 (2.95%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.72%) C++
18 21 (1.72%) Groovy
19 18 (1.47%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 131 (10.72%) Degree
2 42 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.36%) AWS Certification
4 26 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 25 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.33%) CISSP
9 3 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.25%) PhD
10 2 (0.16%) CCIE
10 2 (0.16%) CCIE Data Center
10 2 (0.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.16%) MCSE
11 1 (0.082%) CCSP
11 1 (0.082%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.082%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.86%) QA
2 17 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.06%) SLA
5 11 (0.90%) ISO 13485
6 10 (0.82%) IEC 62304
7 8 (0.65%) GDPR
8 5 (0.41%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.25%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.16%) CDISC
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 2 (0.16%) NIST
10 2 (0.16%) OpenSCAP
11 1 (0.082%) GLBA
11 1 (0.082%) PMO
11 1 (0.082%) SOC 2
System Software
1 317 (25.94%) Docker
2 42 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.64%) iptables
4 19 (1.55%) Postfix
5 15 (1.23%) Firmware
6 13 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.57%) Ceph
8 7 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.33%) vSphere
10 3 (0.25%) Varnish
11 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.082%) HDFS
12 1 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 341 (27.91%) Terraform
2 251 (20.54%) Kubernetes
3 177 (14.48%) Ansible
4 97 (7.94%) Grafana
5 93 (7.61%) Puppet
6 45 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (3.68%) Prometheus
7 32 (2.62%) Graphite
8 30 (2.45%) Graylog
8 30 (2.45%) Opsgenie
9 28 (2.29%) Packer
10 17 (1.39%) Nagios
10 17 (1.39%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.98%) Galera Cluster
12 11 (0.90%) Icinga
13 9 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.57%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.49%) Pingdom
17 5 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 92 (7.53%) Oracle
2 60 (4.91%) Sybase
3 50 (4.09%) Google
4 49 (4.01%) Microsoft
5 25 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.80%) New Relic
7 17 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.39%) Splunk
7 17 (1.39%) VMware
8 16 (1.31%) Apple
8 16 (1.31%) Percona
8 16 (1.31%) SAP
9 14 (1.15%) Talend
10 13 (1.06%) WooCommerce
11 12 (0.98%) Stackify
11 12 (0.98%) Zend
12 10 (0.82%) Sage
13 9 (0.74%) Okta
14 7 (0.57%) Facebook
14 7 (0.57%) Twitter