Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 380 483 573
Rank change year-on-year +103 +90 -21
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,132 1,002 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.57% 2.44% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 857 858 714
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 £33,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -9.52%

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 44,016 40,998 32,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.09% 24.44% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35,798 33,197 26,885
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +103 1,089 £70,000 +7.69% 181
London +88 687 £75,000 +10.29% 107
UK excluding London +70 427 £60,000 +9.09% 85
North of England +43 133 £60,000 - 23
North West +46 109 £62,500 +4.17% 18
South East +29 90 £65,000 +4.00% 15
Midlands +51 88 £57,500 -4.17% 14
West Midlands +47 81 £58,750 +6.82% 11
South West +8 69 £53,750 -2.27% 15
Scotland +21 22 £42,500 -22.73% 8
East of England +63 17 £62,500 +4.17% 7
Yorkshire -15 13 £50,000 -4.76% 4
North East +31 11 - - 1
Wales +10 7 £52,500 +68.81% 2
East Midlands +9 7 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,110 (98.06%) AWS
2 704 (62.19%) Amazon S3
3 614 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
4 593 (52.39%) DevOps
5 502 (44.35%) Serverless
6 501 (44.26%) AWS Lambda
7 482 (42.58%) Docker
8 463 (40.90%) Amazon RDS
9 461 (40.72%) Java
10 436 (38.52%) Python
11 404 (35.69%) Linux
12 368 (32.51%) Software Engineering
13 353 (31.18%) Terraform
14 351 (31.01%) Jenkins
15 316 (27.92%) Microservices
16 314 (27.74%) Web Services
17 311 (27.47%) Kubernetes
18 285 (25.18%) Amazon ECS
19 277 (24.47%) AWS CloudFormation
20 275 (24.29%) Finance
21 273 (24.12%) JavaScript
22 266 (23.50%) Git (software)
23 263 (23.23%) Amazon SQS
24 248 (21.91%) Ansible
25 243 (21.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
26 234 (20.67%) SQL
27 231 (20.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 202 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
29 187 (16.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
30 184 (16.25%) AngularJS

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
1 129 (11.40%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (4.77%) Apache
3 48 (4.24%) IIS
4 46 (4.06%) Apache Spark
4 46 (4.06%) Confluence
5 35 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.50%) nginx
7 16 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
7 16 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (1.15%) Apache Pig
9 12 (1.06%) CMS
9 12 (1.06%) WordPress
10 10 (0.88%) JBoss
11 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.53%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.44%) Luigi
13 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.44%) Mule
13 5 (0.44%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.088%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Shopify
4 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,110 (98.06%) AWS
2 704 (62.19%) Amazon S3
3 502 (44.35%) Serverless
4 501 (44.26%) AWS Lambda
5 285 (25.18%) Amazon ECS
6 277 (24.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 263 (23.23%) Amazon SQS
8 243 (21.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 231 (20.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 159 (14.05%) Azure
11 141 (12.46%) Route 53
12 140 (12.37%) Amazon ELB
13 129 (11.40%) CloudFront
14 101 (8.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 76 (6.71%) GitHub
16 70 (6.18%) OpenShift
17 55 (4.86%) Amazon EMR
18 49 (4.33%) GCP
19 46 (4.06%) Amazon EKS
19 46 (4.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.83%) DNS
2 41 (3.62%) Firewall
2 41 (3.62%) VPN
3 30 (2.65%) Internet
4 27 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.94%) DHCP
6 16 (1.41%) HTTP
7 9 (0.80%) SMTP
7 9 (0.80%) SSL
8 8 (0.71%) Network Security
8 8 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.44%) LAN
9 5 (0.44%) OpenVPN
9 5 (0.44%) WAN
10 4 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.35%) SSH
10 4 (0.35%) VoIP
11 3 (0.27%) AMQP
11 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (40.90%) Amazon RDS
2 187 (16.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 152 (13.43%) MongoDB
4 141 (12.46%) MySQL
5 105 (9.28%) Big Data
6 99 (8.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 94 (8.30%) NoSQL
8 84 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
9 75 (6.63%) SQL Server
10 60 (5.30%) Redis
11 52 (4.59%) Amazon Aurora
12 47 (4.15%) Hadoop
13 38 (3.36%) Relational Database
14 32 (2.83%) MariaDB
15 23 (2.03%) Apache Hive
15 23 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 22 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
19 11 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 351 (31.01%) Jenkins
2 266 (23.50%) Git (software)
3 136 (12.01%) GitLab
4 133 (11.75%) Maven
5 103 (9.10%) Artifactory
6 70 (6.18%) JIRA
7 66 (5.83%) JUnit
8 59 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 58 (5.12%) Gradle
10 51 (4.51%) Bitbucket
11 46 (4.06%) TeamCity
12 35 (3.09%) Subversion
13 31 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (2.74%) Mockito
14 29 (2.56%) SonarQube
15 27 (2.39%) DbUnit
15 27 (2.39%) jMock
15 27 (2.39%) Selenium
16 26 (2.30%) RStudio
17 24 (2.12%) Travis CI
General
1 275 (24.29%) Finance
2 52 (4.59%) Front Office
3 36 (3.18%) Banking
4 33 (2.92%) Retail
5 28 (2.47%) Marketing
6 24 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.33%) Law
9 14 (1.24%) Advertising
10 12 (1.06%) Billing
10 12 (1.06%) Public Sector
11 11 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.80%) Games
13 6 (0.53%) Legal
13 6 (0.53%) Publishing
14 5 (0.44%) Electronics
15 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.088%) Automotive
16 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 407 (35.95%) Developer
2 240 (21.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 176 (15.55%) Java Developer
4 150 (13.25%) AWS Engineer
5 104 (9.19%) Software Engineer
6 96 (8.48%) Senior DevOps
6 96 (8.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 92 (8.13%) Senior Developer
8 87 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
9 85 (7.51%) AWS Developer
10 76 (6.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 75 (6.63%) Architect
12 65 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
13 62 (5.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 58 (5.12%) Cloud Engineer
15 56 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 55 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
17 50 (4.42%) UI Developer
18 49 (4.33%) Python Developer
19 46 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (27.74%) Web Services
2 184 (16.25%) AngularJS
3 159 (14.05%) Node.js
4 142 (12.54%) Spring
5 122 (10.78%) HTML
5 122 (10.78%) J2EE
6 113 (9.98%) CSS
7 110 (9.72%) REST
8 108 (9.54%) RESTful
9 96 (8.48%) JSON
10 89 (7.86%) .NET
11 85 (7.51%) React
12 70 (6.18%) XML
13 67 (5.92%) Hibernate
14 64 (5.65%) Spring Boot
15 61 (5.39%) Vue.js
16 59 (5.21%) HTML5
16 59 (5.21%) SOAP
17 57 (5.04%) Kafka
18 52 (4.59%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.54%) Public Cloud
2 69 (6.10%) Hedge funds
3 68 (6.01%) Linux Command Line
4 63 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (4.86%) Fixed Income
6 54 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (3.62%) Data Centre
8 37 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
9 36 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (3.18%) Private Cloud
10 31 (2.74%) Cloud Native
11 27 (2.39%) User Experience
12 25 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
13 24 (2.12%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.94%) Replication
15 20 (1.77%) Algorithms
15 20 (1.77%) Equities
15 20 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (1.68%) Clustering
17 18 (1.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 404 (35.69%) Linux
2 146 (12.90%) Windows
3 76 (6.71%) Unix
4 51 (4.51%) Ubuntu
5 39 (3.45%) CentOS
6 37 (3.27%) Windows Server
7 25 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.68%) Android
9 18 (1.59%) VMS
10 14 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.06%) Debian
12 6 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.18%) Fedora
14 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.18%) Solaris
15 1 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.088%) SUSE
15 1 (0.088%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (52.39%) DevOps
3 368 (32.51%) Software Engineering
4 316 (27.92%) Microservices
5 202 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (13.07%) Asset Management
7 145 (12.81%) TDD
8 139 (12.28%) Analytics
9 128 (11.31%) Mentoring
10 125 (11.04%) Scrum
11 119 (10.51%) Configuration Management
12 111 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
13 106 (9.36%) Infrastructure as Code
14 103 (9.10%) Computer Science
15 99 (8.75%) E-Commerce
16 90 (7.95%) Continuous Deployment
16 90 (7.95%) Migration
17 87 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
18 83 (7.33%) Open Source
19 81 (7.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 461 (40.72%) Java
2 436 (38.52%) Python
3 273 (24.12%) JavaScript
4 234 (20.67%) SQL
5 134 (11.84%) Bash Shell
6 99 (8.75%) PowerShell
7 95 (8.39%) PHP
8 93 (8.22%) C#
9 87 (7.69%) Ruby
10 78 (6.89%) Java 8
11 72 (6.36%) Shell Script
12 53 (4.68%) TypeScript
13 49 (4.33%) R
14 41 (3.62%) Scala
15 37 (3.27%) Go
16 17 (1.50%) C++
17 14 (1.24%) Perl
18 9 (0.80%) C
18 9 (0.80%) Kotlin
19 7 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (10.60%) Degree
2 52 (4.59%) AWS Certification
3 42 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.18%) ISEB
9 2 (0.18%) PhD
10 1 (0.088%) CCNA
10 1 (0.088%) CCNP
10 1 (0.088%) CISA
10 1 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.088%) CISM
10 1 (0.088%) CISSP
10 1 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.088%) MCSE
10 1 (0.088%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.60%) QA
2 11 (0.97%) GDPR
3 9 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) EMIR
4 3 (0.27%) MiFID
4 3 (0.27%) NCSC
4 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) NIST
6 1 (0.088%) SLA
System Software
1 482 (42.58%) Docker
2 62 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (4.77%) Active Directory
4 34 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 30 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (2.21%) vSphere
7 24 (2.12%) Varnish
8 10 (0.88%) XenApp
9 7 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.53%) HDFS
10 6 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.35%) Postfix
11 4 (0.35%) Xen
12 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.18%) NFS
13 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.088%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.088%) zsh
Systems Management
1 353 (31.18%) Terraform
2 311 (27.47%) Kubernetes
3 248 (21.91%) Ansible
4 127 (11.22%) Puppet
5 113 (9.98%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (6.27%) Packer
7 61 (5.39%) Nagios
8 52 (4.59%) Prometheus
9 51 (4.51%) Grafana
10 35 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
11 31 (2.74%) Kibana
12 25 (2.21%) ZABBIX
13 17 (1.50%) Consul
14 11 (0.97%) Graphite
14 11 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.88%) logstash
16 9 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (0.80%) Oozie
17 8 (0.71%) Mesos
17 8 (0.71%) rkt
Vendors
1 85 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.27%) VMware
3 58 (5.12%) Google
4 51 (4.51%) Oracle
5 42 (3.71%) Splunk
6 40 (3.53%) Sage
7 33 (2.92%) AppDynamics
8 28 (2.47%) Citrix
9 26 (2.30%) New Relic
10 20 (1.77%) Tableau
11 15 (1.33%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.88%) Dynatrace
13 8 (0.71%) SaltStack
13 8 (0.71%) Trend Micro
14 7 (0.62%) Cisco
14 7 (0.62%) IBM
14 7 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.62%) SAP
15 6 (0.53%) HP