Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 528 717
Rank change year-on-year -29 +189 +30
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 830 924 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.61% 3.81% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 686 706 554
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +21.05%

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 31773 24240 19969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.24% 12.70% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26131 20358 16433
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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 -16 807 £57,500 - 71
UK excluding London +56 428 £50,000 -4.76% 31
London -32 398 £67,500 +3.85% 40
South East +80 125 £55,000 - 11
South West +44 98 £46,000 -12.38% 6
North of England +15 90 £47,500 +3.26% 10
Midlands 0 51 £37,250 -29.05% 1
North West -14 50 £40,000 -13.04% 7
West Midlands +3 47 £40,000 -30.43%
East of England 0 44 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Yorkshire +41 35 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Scotland -26 10 £58,000 +36.47%
Wales +28 7 £50,000 +29.87%
North East +21 5 £42,500 +29.77% 1
East Midlands +18 4 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 804 (96.87%) Amazon AWS
2 475 (57.23%) Linux
3 387 (46.63%) DevOps
4 345 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
5 330 (39.76%) Amazon S3
6 315 (37.95%) Java
7 306 (36.87%) Amazon RDS
8 302 (36.39%) Docker
9 275 (33.13%) Web Services
10 260 (31.33%) Git (software)
11 254 (30.60%) Python
12 229 (27.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 216 (26.02%) Puppet
14 213 (25.66%) Jenkins
15 190 (22.89%) Scrum
16 179 (21.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 172 (20.72%) NoSQL
18 168 (20.24%) MySQL
19 164 (19.76%) JavaScript
20 163 (19.64%) MongoDB
21 162 (19.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 162 (19.52%) Ansible
21 162 (19.52%) TDD
21 162 (19.52%) JIRA
22 151 (18.19%) Ruby
22 151 (18.19%) Opscode Chef
23 148 (17.83%) Spring
24 147 (17.71%) SQL
25 143 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
26 140 (16.87%) E-Commerce

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
1 115 (13.86%) Apache
2 113 (13.61%) Elasticsearch
3 107 (12.89%) Tomcat
4 69 (8.31%) JBoss
5 61 (7.35%) Mule
5 61 (7.35%) Mule ESB
6 56 (6.75%) Confluence
7 55 (6.63%) nginx
8 40 (4.82%) Apache Spark
9 34 (4.10%) OpenStack
10 26 (3.13%) IIS
11 22 (2.65%) CMS
12 18 (2.17%) Apache Solr
13 12 (1.45%) WordPress
14 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.84%) Apache Pig
16 7 (0.84%) SAS
17 6 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
18 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) SPSS
2 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Magento
2 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 804 (96.87%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (39.76%) Amazon S3
3 229 (27.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 179 (21.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 122 (14.70%) Amazon SQS
6 113 (13.61%) Serverless
7 109 (13.13%) Route 53
8 105 (12.65%) AWS Lambda
9 101 (12.17%) Amazon ELB
10 99 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 87 (10.48%) SaaS
12 79 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 75 (9.04%) GitHub
14 74 (8.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 57 (6.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 34 (4.10%) CloudFront
16 34 (4.10%) IaaS
17 26 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
17 26 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
17 26 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (7.83%) Firewall
2 61 (7.35%) DNS
3 56 (6.75%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.49%) VPN
5 25 (3.01%) DHCP
6 24 (2.89%) SSL
7 20 (2.41%) HTTP
8 18 (2.17%) VLAN
9 15 (1.81%) Internet
9 15 (1.81%) WAN
10 13 (1.57%) OpenVPN
11 12 (1.45%) FTP
11 12 (1.45%) LAN
11 12 (1.45%) Network Security
11 12 (1.45%) SNMP
12 10 (1.20%) VoIP
13 9 (1.08%) IPsec
14 7 (0.84%) SSH
14 7 (0.84%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (36.87%) Amazon RDS
2 172 (20.72%) NoSQL
3 168 (20.24%) MySQL
4 163 (19.64%) MongoDB
5 162 (19.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 95 (11.45%) SQL Server
7 67 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (7.95%) Redis
9 60 (7.23%) Big Data
10 57 (6.87%) Relational Database
11 46 (5.54%) Amazon Redshift
12 42 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (4.70%) Hadoop
14 25 (3.01%) InfluxDB
15 17 (2.05%) DB2
16 15 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (1.45%) Neo4j
19 11 (1.33%) Apache Hive
20 10 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 260 (31.33%) Git (software)
2 213 (25.66%) Jenkins
3 162 (19.52%) JIRA
4 126 (15.18%) JUnit
5 78 (9.40%) IntelliJ
6 66 (7.95%) Maven
7 46 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (4.70%) Cucumber
9 36 (4.34%) Selenium
10 32 (3.86%) TeamCity
11 30 (3.61%) Subversion
12 28 (3.37%) gulp
13 27 (3.25%) Gradle
14 26 (3.13%) Bitbucket
14 26 (3.13%) Vagrant
15 22 (2.65%) Visual Studio
16 20 (2.41%) Ant
17 18 (2.17%) JMeter
17 18 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
17 18 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 131 (15.78%) Telecoms
2 113 (13.61%) Finance
3 103 (12.41%) Retail
4 95 (11.45%) Marketing
5 84 (10.12%) Electronics
5 84 (10.12%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.13%) Games
7 20 (2.41%) Advertising
8 15 (1.81%) Banking
9 14 (1.69%) Publishing
10 8 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.72%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.36%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 254 (30.60%) Developer
2 219 (26.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 129 (15.54%) AWS Engineer
4 121 (14.58%) Java Developer
5 110 (13.25%) AWS DevOps
6 87 (10.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 82 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 64 (7.71%) Senior Developer
9 56 (6.75%) Architect
10 47 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
10 47 (5.66%) Software Engineer
11 41 (4.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 41 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 39 (4.70%) Senior DevOps
13 38 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
14 35 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 34 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 32 (3.86%) PHP Developer
17 30 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
18 27 (3.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (33.13%) Web Services
2 148 (17.83%) Spring
3 135 (16.27%) Node.js
4 130 (15.66%) REST
5 113 (13.61%) Hibernate
6 109 (13.13%) SOAP
7 103 (12.41%) XML
8 101 (12.17%) JSON
9 98 (11.81%) HTML
10 93 (11.20%) Spring MVC
11 77 (9.28%) AngularJS
11 77 (9.28%) CSS
11 77 (9.28%) JPA
12 75 (9.04%) LAMP
12 75 (9.04%) Spring Integration
13 73 (8.80%) Apache Camel
14 68 (8.19%) .NET
14 68 (8.19%) React
15 55 (6.63%) HTML5
16 49 (5.90%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 47 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 36 (4.34%) User Experience
6 20 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.29%) Fintech
8 14 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.08%) PKI
11 9 (1.08%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.96%) Clustering
13 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.84%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 475 (57.23%) Linux
2 106 (12.77%) Windows
3 76 (9.16%) CentOS
4 63 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (6.27%) Ubuntu
6 30 (3.61%) Unix
7 27 (3.25%) Windows Server
8 24 (2.89%) Android
9 23 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (2.53%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.29%) Debian
12 6 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
12 6 (0.72%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.72%) Solaris
12 6 (0.72%) VMS
12 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (46.63%) DevOps
2 345 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (22.89%) Scrum
4 162 (19.52%) TDD
5 143 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (16.87%) E-Commerce
7 130 (15.66%) BDD
8 127 (15.30%) MVC
9 124 (14.94%) Software Engineering
10 116 (13.98%) Microservices
11 114 (13.73%) Kanban
12 106 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
13 98 (11.81%) Configuration Management
14 97 (11.69%) Test Automation
15 84 (10.12%) Integration Testing
16 82 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
17 79 (9.52%) Open Source
18 73 (8.80%) Programme Management
19 70 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
20 65 (7.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 315 (37.95%) Java
2 254 (30.60%) Python
3 164 (19.76%) JavaScript
4 151 (18.19%) Ruby
5 147 (17.71%) SQL
6 114 (13.73%) Bash Shell
6 114 (13.73%) PHP
7 100 (12.05%) PowerShell
8 96 (11.57%) Perl
9 62 (7.47%) Scala
10 49 (5.90%) C#
11 36 (4.34%) C
12 34 (4.10%) C++
12 34 (4.10%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.77%) Go
13 23 (2.77%) VBScript
14 17 (2.05%) R
15 14 (1.69%) XPath
16 13 (1.57%) Groovy
16 13 (1.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (11.33%) Degree
2 34 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.77%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.08%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.84%) ISEB
8 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.84%) PMP
9 3 (0.36%) CCNA
9 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.24%) MCSA
10 2 (0.24%) RHCE
11 1 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.12%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 1 (0.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.12%) MCSE
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.07%) QA
2 13 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 302 (36.39%) Docker
2 51 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.82%) Active Directory
4 34 (4.10%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.93%) vSphere
6 12 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.20%) Varnish
8 6 (0.72%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.60%) vCloud
10 4 (0.48%) Ceph
10 4 (0.48%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.36%) KVM
11 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.36%) Xen
12 2 (0.24%) NFS
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 216 (26.02%) Puppet
2 162 (19.52%) Ansible
3 151 (18.19%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (14.82%) Terraform
5 86 (10.36%) Kubernetes
6 45 (5.42%) Nagios
7 33 (3.98%) Salt
8 29 (3.49%) Mesos
9 26 (3.13%) Kibana
10 24 (2.89%) Consul
11 19 (2.29%) Packer
12 18 (2.17%) SCVMM
13 13 (1.57%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.57%) SCOM
13 13 (1.57%) ZABBIX
14 12 (1.45%) SCCM
15 10 (1.20%) Graphite
16 9 (1.08%) Grafana
16 9 (1.08%) Icinga
17 8 (0.96%) Munin
Vendors
1 78 (9.40%) SAP
2 73 (8.80%) VMware
3 71 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 61 (7.35%) Apple
5 59 (7.11%) Red Hat
6 55 (6.63%) Oracle
7 40 (4.82%) Atlassian
8 37 (4.46%) New Relic
9 36 (4.34%) Google
10 26 (3.13%) Cisco
11 25 (3.01%) Citrix
12 18 (2.17%) BMC
13 16 (1.93%) NetApp
14 15 (1.81%) AppDynamics
14 15 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 13 (1.57%) EMC
16 12 (1.45%) SaltStack
17 9 (1.08%) HP
18 8 (0.96%) hybris
18 8 (0.96%) PagerDuty