Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 300 376 470
Rank change year-on-year +76 +94 +113
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 587 1,091 1,012
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 0.80% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.50% 2.45% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 626 924 919
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £41,750 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £97,500 £90,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £59,375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.05% +18.75%

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 23,439 44,521 41,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.33% 32.81% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19,909 36,340 33,205
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +75 547 £72,500 +7.41% 95
London +68 346 £82,500 +10.00% 43
UK excluding London +97 227 £55,000 -8.33% 62
Work from Home +30 125 £65,000 - 28
South West +133 64 £55,000 +15.79% 6
North of England +29 58 £55,000 -12.00% 23
South East +130 30 £60,000 -5.51% 10
Yorkshire +103 30 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Midlands +76 27 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Scotland +88 21 £57,500 +16.16% 5
North West -10 20 £55,000 -12.00% 17
West Midlands +38 17 £37,500 -28.57% 2
East of England +117 16 £70,000 +12.00% 5
East Midlands +90 10 £60,000 +29.73% 6
Northern Ireland +27 8 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North East +11 8 £45,000 -32.55% 3
Wales +48 3 £60,000 +9.09% 2

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 572 (97.44%) AWS
2 372 (63.37%) Amazon S3
3 312 (53.15%) Python
4 285 (48.55%) Serverless
5 279 (47.53%) AWS Lambda
6 273 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
7 243 (41.40%) Java
8 235 (40.03%) DevOps
9 214 (36.46%) SQL
10 211 (35.95%) JavaScript
11 195 (33.22%) Web Services
12 187 (31.86%) Finance
13 183 (31.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 175 (29.81%) Amazon RDS
15 172 (29.30%) Linux
16 171 (29.13%) Software Engineering
17 156 (26.58%) AngularJS
18 135 (23.00%) React
19 134 (22.83%) Terraform
20 130 (22.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 123 (20.95%) Docker
22 119 (20.27%) Vue.js
23 118 (20.10%) Asset Management
24 117 (19.93%) Kotlin
25 116 (19.76%) Front Office
25 116 (19.76%) Fixed Income
25 116 (19.76%) Equities
25 116 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 116 (19.76%) Derivative
26 113 (19.25%) Git (software)

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 43 (7.33%) Apache
2 40 (6.81%) Tomcat
3 28 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 21 (3.58%) nginx
6 15 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
7 12 (2.04%) Luigi
8 10 (1.70%) Confluence
9 9 (1.53%) Mule
9 9 (1.53%) Mule ESB
9 9 (1.53%) Red Hat Fuse
10 8 (1.36%) IIS
10 8 (1.36%) JBoss
10 8 (1.36%) Moodle
11 4 (0.68%) WordPress
12 3 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
13 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.34%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.34%) Eikon
1 2 (0.34%) Shopify
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 572 (97.44%) AWS
2 372 (63.37%) Amazon S3
3 285 (48.55%) Serverless
4 279 (47.53%) AWS Lambda
5 130 (22.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 102 (17.38%) Route 53
7 97 (16.52%) Azure
8 95 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 91 (15.50%) Amazon ELB
10 63 (10.73%) Amazon EKS
11 62 (10.56%) Amazon ECS
12 60 (10.22%) SaaS
13 59 (10.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 35 (5.96%) Amazon SQS
15 29 (4.94%) Amazon Kinesis
16 24 (4.09%) GCP
17 23 (3.92%) AWS CodeDeploy
18 22 (3.75%) CloudFront
18 22 (3.75%) GitHub
19 21 (3.58%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.64%) DNS
2 33 (5.62%) Firewall
3 29 (4.94%) VPN
4 14 (2.39%) WebEx
5 11 (1.87%) Network Security
6 10 (1.70%) HTTP
7 9 (1.53%) Broadband
7 9 (1.53%) FTP
7 9 (1.53%) SSH
8 8 (1.36%) SMTP
9 7 (1.19%) DHCP
10 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.85%) Internet
11 5 (0.85%) OpenVPN
11 5 (0.85%) RTP
12 3 (0.51%) IPv6
12 3 (0.51%) LAN
12 3 (0.51%) SNMP
12 3 (0.51%) WAN
13 2 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (31.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 175 (29.81%) Amazon RDS
3 87 (14.82%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (11.41%) MySQL
5 62 (10.56%) SQL Server
6 55 (9.37%) NoSQL
7 50 (8.52%) MongoDB
8 39 (6.64%) Big Data
9 34 (5.79%) Redis
10 33 (5.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 32 (5.45%) Apache Ignite
12 26 (4.43%) Relational Database
13 23 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (3.24%) Hadoop
15 12 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
15 12 (2.04%) Azkaban
16 11 (1.87%) Power BI
16 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 113 (19.25%) Git (software)
2 87 (14.82%) Jenkins
3 51 (8.69%) Maven
4 45 (7.67%) JIRA
5 41 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 36 (6.13%) SonarQube
7 35 (5.96%) GitLab
8 34 (5.79%) JUnit
9 23 (3.92%) DbUnit
9 23 (3.92%) jMock
9 23 (3.92%) Mockito
10 13 (2.21%) Subversion
11 12 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (1.87%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.87%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.70%) Gradle
13 10 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.53%) CircleCI
14 9 (1.53%) GoCD
14 9 (1.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 187 (31.86%) Finance
2 116 (19.76%) Front Office
3 41 (6.98%) Banking
4 37 (6.30%) Marketing
5 32 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 22 (3.75%) Public Sector
7 17 (2.90%) Law
8 14 (2.39%) Games
9 13 (2.21%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.53%) Electronics
10 9 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.02%) Publishing
12 5 (0.85%) Back Office
12 5 (0.85%) Local Government
13 4 (0.68%) Advertising
13 4 (0.68%) Retail
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 253 (43.10%) Developer
2 148 (25.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 124 (21.12%) Software Engineer
4 116 (19.76%) Python Engineer
5 114 (19.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 103 (17.55%) Python Developer
6 103 (17.55%) Python Software Engineer
7 95 (16.18%) AWS Engineer
8 74 (12.61%) AWS DevOps
9 69 (11.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 66 (11.24%) JavaScript Developer
11 59 (10.05%) JavaScript Engineer
12 53 (9.03%) Java Developer
13 33 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
13 33 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
14 30 (5.11%) Senior Developer
15 29 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
15 29 (4.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 25 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (33.22%) Web Services
2 156 (26.58%) AngularJS
3 135 (23.00%) React
4 119 (20.27%) Vue.js
5 61 (10.39%) Spring
6 58 (9.88%) REST
7 50 (8.52%) RESTful
8 48 (8.18%) SOAP
9 47 (8.01%) HTML
10 46 (7.84%) Node.js
11 44 (7.50%) CSS
12 42 (7.16%) .NET
13 28 (4.77%) Kafka
14 27 (4.60%) Hibernate
15 24 (4.09%) XML
16 23 (3.92%) PowerMock
17 22 (3.75%) Spring Boot
18 21 (3.58%) Apache Camel
18 21 (3.58%) Flask
18 21 (3.58%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.76%) Derivative
1 116 (19.76%) Equities
1 116 (19.76%) Fixed Income
1 116 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 109 (18.57%) Hedge funds
3 37 (6.30%) Public Cloud
4 19 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.21%) User Experience
8 10 (1.70%) Replication
8 10 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.36%) e-Learning
10 8 (1.36%) SCORM
11 7 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 172 (29.30%) Linux
2 54 (9.20%) Windows
3 31 (5.28%) CentOS
4 30 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.43%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 19 (3.24%) Unix
8 7 (1.19%) CoreOS
9 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.85%) Android
11 4 (0.68%) VMS
12 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.17%) Debian
14 1 (0.17%) MVS
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (40.03%) DevOps
3 171 (29.13%) Software Engineering
4 118 (20.10%) Asset Management
5 84 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (13.80%) TDD
7 76 (12.95%) Configuration Management
8 75 (12.78%) Infrastructure as Code
9 71 (12.10%) Microservices
10 58 (9.88%) Scrum
11 52 (8.86%) BDD
12 42 (7.16%) OO
13 41 (6.98%) Auto-Scaling
14 40 (6.81%) Open Source
15 37 (6.30%) Investment Management
16 36 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (5.96%) Mentoring
18 33 (5.62%) Data Science
18 33 (5.62%) Process Improvement
19 32 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 312 (53.15%) Python
2 243 (41.40%) Java
3 214 (36.46%) SQL
4 211 (35.95%) JavaScript
5 117 (19.93%) Kotlin
6 100 (17.04%) TypeScript
7 60 (10.22%) Scala
8 50 (8.52%) PHP
9 47 (8.01%) Bash Shell
10 46 (7.84%) PowerShell
11 42 (7.16%) C#
11 42 (7.16%) Ruby
12 33 (5.62%) Clojure
13 25 (4.26%) C++
14 20 (3.41%) Go
15 13 (2.21%) Shell Script
16 12 (2.04%) Java 8
16 12 (2.04%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.87%) Perl
18 9 (1.53%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.64%) Degree
3 38 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.60%) AWS Certification
5 26 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.51%) MCSE
8 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.34%) CISSP
9 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) CISA
10 1 (0.17%) CISM
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.04%) SLA
3 11 (1.87%) QA
4 7 (1.19%) GDPR
4 7 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.68%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.51%) NIST
System Software
1 123 (20.95%) Docker
2 36 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.56%) vSphere
5 13 (2.21%) Postfix
6 9 (1.53%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.19%) GlusterFS
8 6 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.85%) Varnish
9 5 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.51%) Xen
12 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.17%) NFS
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 134 (22.83%) Terraform
2 107 (18.23%) Kubernetes
3 95 (16.18%) Ansible
4 60 (10.22%) Puppet
5 36 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.41%) Grafana
7 19 (3.24%) Nagios
8 16 (2.73%) Prometheus
9 14 (2.39%) SCCM
10 11 (1.87%) Kibana
11 9 (1.53%) Istio
11 9 (1.53%) Packer
12 8 (1.36%) logstash
13 7 (1.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 5 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.85%) Graphite
15 4 (0.68%) Mesos
16 3 (0.51%) Graylog
16 3 (0.51%) Marathon
16 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.33%) VMware
3 34 (5.79%) Oracle
4 20 (3.41%) Cisco
4 20 (3.41%) Splunk
5 18 (3.07%) Google
6 15 (2.56%) Citrix
6 15 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.04%) IBM
8 11 (1.87%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.53%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.53%) SAP
10 8 (1.36%) NetIQ
11 7 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.19%) Hitachi
12 6 (1.02%) HubSpot
12 6 (1.02%) New Relic
12 6 (1.02%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.85%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.68%) Percona