Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 312 388 439
Rank change year-on-year +76 +51 +67
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 721 946 1,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.77% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.40% 2.25% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 727 872 928
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £128,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +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 30,084 42,001 40,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.67% 34.16% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25,110 34,575 32,821
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +76 664 £72,500 +11.54% 162
London +67 406 £85,000 +21.43% 76
UK excluding London +89 294 £50,000 -16.67% 91
Work from Home -6 161 £60,000 +12.15% 39
North of England -25 76 £55,000 -12.00% 30
South West +75 65 £50,000 -16.67% 12
South East +78 48 £57,500 -4.17% 20
North West -17 39 £55,000 -8.33% 21
Midlands +23 37 £47,500 -20.83% 11
Scotland +45 28 £55,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +33 25 £55,000 -15.38% 7
East of England +85 23 £65,000 - 12
West Midlands -16 18 £65,000 +8.33% 7
East Midlands +42 15 £37,500 -25.00% 4
North East +20 12 £45,000 -29.16% 2
Northern Ireland +24 11 £52,500 -
Wales +32 6 £62,500 +51.52% 2

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 698 (96.81%) AWS
2 420 (58.25%) Amazon S3
3 370 (51.32%) Python
4 347 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (47.16%) Serverless
6 338 (46.88%) AWS Lambda
7 307 (42.58%) DevOps
8 294 (40.78%) Amazon RDS
9 266 (36.89%) Java
10 233 (32.32%) SQL
11 215 (29.82%) Web Services
11 215 (29.82%) Linux
12 207 (28.71%) Finance
13 195 (27.05%) Docker
14 194 (26.91%) JavaScript
15 183 (25.38%) Software Engineering
15 183 (25.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 180 (24.97%) Terraform
17 159 (22.05%) Git (software)
18 158 (21.91%) Jenkins
19 154 (21.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 153 (21.22%) React
20 153 (21.22%) AngularJS
21 150 (20.80%) Microservices
22 142 (19.69%) AWS CloudFormation
23 141 (19.56%) PostgreSQL
24 138 (19.14%) Kubernetes
25 123 (17.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
26 115 (15.95%) Asset Management
27 114 (15.81%) Amazon ECS

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 64 (8.88%) Apache
2 56 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
3 50 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 27 (3.74%) Apache Spark
5 24 (3.33%) nginx
6 15 (2.08%) Apache Airflow
6 15 (2.08%) JBoss
7 14 (1.94%) Confluence
7 14 (1.94%) Mule
7 14 (1.94%) Mule ESB
7 14 (1.94%) Red Hat Fuse
8 13 (1.80%) Luigi
9 9 (1.25%) WordPress
10 8 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.97%) CMS
12 6 (0.83%) IIS
12 6 (0.83%) Moodle
13 5 (0.69%) Apache Pulsar
13 5 (0.69%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Magento
1 5 (0.69%) Shopify
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 698 (96.81%) AWS
2 420 (58.25%) Amazon S3
3 340 (47.16%) Serverless
4 338 (46.88%) AWS Lambda
5 154 (21.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 142 (19.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 123 (17.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 114 (15.81%) Amazon ECS
9 111 (15.40%) Amazon ELB
10 104 (14.42%) Route 53
11 90 (12.48%) Amazon SQS
12 88 (12.21%) Azure
13 83 (11.51%) Amazon EKS
14 72 (9.99%) SaaS
15 52 (7.21%) CloudFront
16 44 (6.10%) GitHub
17 43 (5.96%) GCP
18 25 (3.47%) AWS CloudTrail
19 24 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
20 23 (3.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.44%) DNS
1 32 (4.44%) VPN
2 25 (3.47%) Firewall
3 21 (2.91%) HTTP
4 15 (2.08%) OpenVPN
5 14 (1.94%) SSH
6 12 (1.66%) FTP
7 9 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.11%) SMTP
9 7 (0.97%) Internet
10 6 (0.83%) DHCP
11 4 (0.55%) LAN
11 4 (0.55%) WAN
11 4 (0.55%) WebEx
12 3 (0.42%) Network Security
12 3 (0.42%) SAN
12 3 (0.42%) SSL
13 2 (0.28%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (40.78%) Amazon RDS
2 183 (25.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 141 (19.56%) PostgreSQL
4 96 (13.31%) MySQL
5 65 (9.02%) SQL Server
6 64 (8.88%) Relational Database
7 60 (8.32%) NoSQL
8 54 (7.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 46 (6.38%) MongoDB
10 38 (5.27%) Big Data
11 37 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
11 37 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (4.72%) Redis
13 32 (4.44%) Apache Ignite
13 32 (4.44%) RDBMS
14 22 (3.05%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (1.94%) GIS
16 11 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
16 11 (1.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 159 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 158 (21.91%) Jenkins
3 63 (8.74%) Maven
4 58 (8.04%) JIRA
5 53 (7.35%) GitLab
6 44 (6.10%) TeamCity
7 37 (5.13%) SonarQube
8 32 (4.44%) JUnit
9 20 (2.77%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.36%) Mockito
10 17 (2.36%) Subversion
11 16 (2.22%) GoCD
12 14 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.94%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.94%) DbUnit
12 14 (1.94%) IntelliJ
12 14 (1.94%) jMock
13 10 (1.39%) Cypress.io
13 10 (1.39%) Gradle
14 9 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 207 (28.71%) Finance
2 88 (12.21%) Front Office
3 67 (9.29%) Marketing
4 56 (7.77%) Banking
5 32 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 21 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.36%) Law
8 16 (2.22%) Advertising
9 15 (2.08%) Electronics
9 15 (2.08%) Games
9 15 (2.08%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.08%) Retail
10 10 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.25%) Publishing
12 8 (1.11%) Automotive
13 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.69%) Billing
15 4 (0.55%) Legal
16 3 (0.42%) Local Government
16 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (38.14%) Developer
2 168 (23.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 131 (18.17%) Software Engineer
4 124 (17.20%) AWS Engineer
5 110 (15.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 109 (15.12%) Python Engineer
7 107 (14.84%) Python Developer
8 92 (12.76%) Python Software Engineer
9 78 (10.82%) Java Developer
10 74 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 59 (8.18%) AWS DevOps
12 56 (7.77%) JavaScript Engineer
13 51 (7.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 48 (6.66%) Senior Developer
15 47 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
16 44 (6.10%) Data Engineer
17 42 (5.83%) Architect
18 39 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
19 33 (4.58%) Senior DevOps
19 33 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (29.82%) Web Services
2 153 (21.22%) AngularJS
2 153 (21.22%) React
3 103 (14.29%) Vue.js
4 76 (10.54%) REST
5 69 (9.57%) Spring
6 62 (8.60%) HTML
6 62 (8.60%) Node.js
7 60 (8.32%) CSS
8 56 (7.77%) RESTful
9 47 (6.52%) Kafka
10 46 (6.38%) SOAP
11 38 (5.27%) Elastic Stack
12 34 (4.72%) .NET
13 33 (4.58%) gRPC
14 29 (4.02%) Hibernate
14 29 (4.02%) Spring Boot
15 26 (3.61%) JSON
16 24 (3.33%) XML
17 21 (2.91%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.98%) Hedge funds
2 88 (12.21%) Derivative
2 88 (12.21%) Equities
2 88 (12.21%) Fixed Income
2 88 (12.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (3.33%) Pricing Data
4 22 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.77%) Public Cloud
6 19 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.94%) User Experience
9 13 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.39%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.25%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (0.97%) Biotechnology
15 6 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 215 (29.82%) Linux
2 66 (9.15%) Windows
3 33 (4.58%) CentOS
4 30 (4.16%) Ubuntu
5 21 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.64%) Unix
7 17 (2.36%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.80%) Android
8 13 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.53%) VMS
10 6 (0.83%) Debian
11 5 (0.69%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.14%) MVS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (42.58%) DevOps
3 183 (25.38%) Software Engineering
4 150 (20.80%) Microservices
5 115 (15.95%) Asset Management
6 101 (14.01%) Infrastructure as Code
7 96 (13.31%) TDD
8 87 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (10.54%) Configuration Management
10 71 (9.85%) Scrum
11 68 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (9.29%) Computer Science
13 55 (7.63%) BDD
14 52 (7.21%) Fintech
15 48 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 40 (5.55%) Kanban
18 39 (5.41%) Deployment Automation
19 38 (5.27%) Mentoring
20 35 (4.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 370 (51.32%) Python
2 266 (36.89%) Java
3 233 (32.32%) SQL
4 194 (26.91%) JavaScript
5 102 (14.15%) TypeScript
6 93 (12.90%) Kotlin
7 86 (11.93%) PHP
8 75 (10.40%) C#
9 64 (8.88%) Bash Shell
10 59 (8.18%) Scala
11 54 (7.49%) PowerShell
12 48 (6.66%) Ruby
13 37 (5.13%) Go
14 35 (4.85%) Clojure
15 23 (3.19%) C++
15 23 (3.19%) Shell Script
16 20 (2.77%) Java 8
17 14 (1.94%) C
18 12 (1.66%) ES6
19 8 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 63 (8.74%) Degree
2 48 (6.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (4.99%) AWS Certification
4 21 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.42%) CISSP
9 2 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.14%) CISA
10 1 (0.14%) CISM
10 1 (0.14%) FFIEC
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.30%) QA
2 11 (1.53%) HIPAA
3 10 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.25%) SLA
5 8 (1.11%) GDPR
6 6 (0.83%) OpenSCAP
7 4 (0.55%) NIST
7 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) GLBA
System Software
1 195 (27.05%) Docker
2 27 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.94%) Postfix
5 8 (1.11%) vSphere
6 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.42%) Varnish
7 3 (0.42%) Xen
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 180 (24.97%) Terraform
2 138 (19.14%) Kubernetes
3 113 (15.67%) Ansible
4 61 (8.46%) Puppet
5 34 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (4.72%) Prometheus
6 33 (4.58%) Grafana
7 16 (2.22%) logstash
8 15 (2.08%) Kibana
8 15 (2.08%) Nagios
9 12 (1.66%) Opsgenie
10 11 (1.53%) Rancher
11 10 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (1.39%) Graylog
11 10 (1.39%) Packer
11 10 (1.39%) Rundeck
12 9 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (1.11%) Istio
14 6 (0.83%) Munin
15 5 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (7.35%) Oracle
2 42 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.13%) VMware
4 35 (4.85%) Google
5 24 (3.33%) Sybase
6 19 (2.64%) Splunk
7 15 (2.08%) SAP
8 11 (1.53%) Cisco
8 11 (1.53%) Talend
9 10 (1.39%) Alteryx
9 10 (1.39%) Citrix
9 10 (1.39%) IBM
9 10 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.11%) WooCommerce
12 7 (0.97%) Zend
13 5 (0.69%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.69%) Lets Encrypt
13 5 (0.69%) Qualys
13 5 (0.69%) SolarWinds