Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 305 396 413
Rank change year-on-year +91 +17 +84
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 874 749 1,099
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.38% 2.15% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 673 620 896
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% -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 36,730 34,898 41,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.68% 35.16% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29,528 28,736 33,640
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +91 807 £75,000 +15.38% 172
London +67 525 £85,000 +21.43% 81
UK excluding London +45 318 £52,500 -8.70% 99
Work from Home -24 215 £65,000 - 51
North of England -44 77 £55,000 -12.00% 42
South West +20 76 £45,000 -25.00% 15
South East +31 69 £60,000 - 12
North West -20 38 £55,000 -8.33% 28
Yorkshire -26 33 £55,000 -12.70% 9
Midlands -31 30 £65,000 +15.56% 16
Scotland -1 28 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England +47 24 £65,000 -10.34% 6
East Midlands +13 16 £37,500 -14.29%
West Midlands -45 10 £75,000 +25.00% 15
Northern Ireland +11 9 £52,500 -
North East +8 7 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Wales +30 5 £65,000 +30.00% 3

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 831 (95.08%) AWS
2 452 (51.72%) Amazon S3
3 419 (47.94%) Python
4 417 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
5 416 (47.60%) Serverless
6 410 (46.91%) AWS Lambda
7 393 (44.97%) DevOps
8 384 (43.94%) Amazon RDS
9 327 (37.41%) Java
10 281 (32.15%) SQL
11 279 (31.92%) Linux
12 258 (29.52%) Docker
13 255 (29.18%) Microservices
14 243 (27.80%) Finance
15 242 (27.69%) Terraform
16 236 (27.00%) Git (software)
17 233 (26.66%) PostgreSQL
18 228 (26.09%) Software Engineering
19 222 (25.40%) Web Services
20 219 (25.06%) JavaScript
21 217 (24.83%) Jenkins
22 189 (21.62%) Kubernetes
23 186 (21.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 183 (20.94%) Amazon ECS
24 183 (20.94%) MySQL
25 177 (20.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 167 (19.11%) AWS CloudFormation
27 156 (17.85%) React
28 145 (16.59%) Amazon SQS
29 139 (15.90%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 97 (11.10%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (9.27%) Apache
3 41 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 39 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 31 (3.55%) Confluence
6 28 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 28 (3.20%) WordPress
7 27 (3.09%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (3.09%) nginx
8 17 (1.95%) Luigi
9 15 (1.72%) JBoss
10 14 (1.60%) CMS
10 14 (1.60%) Red Hat Fuse
11 13 (1.49%) Mule
11 13 (1.49%) Mule ESB
12 10 (1.14%) IIS
13 7 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.46%) Jetty
14 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.49%) Magento
2 11 (1.26%) Shopify
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 831 (95.08%) AWS
2 452 (51.72%) Amazon S3
3 416 (47.60%) Serverless
4 410 (46.91%) AWS Lambda
5 186 (21.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 183 (20.94%) Amazon ECS
7 167 (19.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 145 (16.59%) Amazon SQS
9 139 (15.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 108 (12.36%) Route 53
11 105 (12.01%) Amazon ELB
12 91 (10.41%) Azure
13 88 (10.07%) CloudFront
14 82 (9.38%) Amazon EKS
15 73 (8.35%) GitHub
16 70 (8.01%) SaaS
17 60 (6.86%) GCP
18 37 (4.23%) PaaS
19 36 (4.12%) Amazon Kinesis
20 34 (3.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.86%) DNS
2 46 (5.26%) VPN
3 37 (4.23%) Firewall
4 27 (3.09%) HTTP
5 21 (2.40%) OpenVPN
6 17 (1.95%) Internet
7 16 (1.83%) DHCP
7 16 (1.83%) Network Security
8 15 (1.72%) TCP/IP
9 13 (1.49%) SSL
10 12 (1.37%) Broadband
11 11 (1.26%) SSH
12 9 (1.03%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.92%) BGP
13 8 (0.92%) IPsec
13 8 (0.92%) IPv6
13 8 (0.92%) SNMP
14 7 (0.80%) FTP
15 6 (0.69%) VLAN
16 5 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (43.94%) Amazon RDS
2 233 (26.66%) PostgreSQL
3 183 (20.94%) MySQL
4 177 (20.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 135 (15.45%) Relational Database
6 105 (12.01%) SQL Server
7 81 (9.27%) Amazon Aurora
8 78 (8.92%) NoSQL
9 77 (8.81%) RDBMS
10 60 (6.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 52 (5.95%) MongoDB
12 50 (5.72%) Big Data
13 48 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (4.92%) Redis
15 35 (4.00%) Apache Ignite
16 32 (3.66%) BigQuery
17 31 (3.55%) Hadoop
18 26 (2.97%) MariaDB
19 16 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
20 13 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 236 (27.00%) Git (software)
2 217 (24.83%) Jenkins
3 90 (10.30%) JIRA
4 72 (8.24%) GitLab
5 64 (7.32%) Maven
6 42 (4.81%) Bitbucket
7 39 (4.46%) TeamCity
8 38 (4.35%) SonarQube
9 33 (3.78%) JUnit
10 17 (1.95%) IntelliJ
11 16 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.83%) GoCD
11 16 (1.83%) Mockito
11 16 (1.83%) Selenium
12 15 (1.72%) Cypress.io
13 14 (1.60%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.49%) DbUnit
14 13 (1.49%) jMock
15 11 (1.26%) ReSharper
General
1 243 (27.80%) Finance
2 120 (13.73%) Social Skills
3 102 (11.67%) Banking
4 78 (8.92%) Marketing
5 50 (5.72%) Public Sector
6 40 (4.58%) Presentation Skills
7 35 (4.00%) Front Office
8 29 (3.32%) Telecoms
9 25 (2.86%) Games
10 24 (2.75%) Law
10 24 (2.75%) Legal
10 24 (2.75%) Retail
11 21 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (2.29%) Local Government
13 19 (2.17%) Advertising
14 15 (1.72%) Electronics
15 14 (1.60%) Manufacturing
16 10 (1.14%) Billing
17 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
17 9 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (37.30%) Developer
2 179 (20.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 167 (19.11%) AWS Engineer
4 161 (18.42%) Software Engineer
5 103 (11.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 95 (10.87%) Java Developer
7 88 (10.07%) Python Developer
8 85 (9.73%) Python Engineer
9 76 (8.70%) AWS Developer
10 71 (8.12%) AWS Software Engineer
11 70 (8.01%) Python Software Engineer
12 68 (7.78%) Programmer
12 68 (7.78%) Software Programmer
13 67 (7.67%) Senior Developer
14 63 (7.21%) AWS DevOps
14 63 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 55 (6.29%) Data Engineer
16 54 (6.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 52 (5.95%) Architect
18 50 (5.72%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (25.40%) Web Services
2 156 (17.85%) React
3 129 (14.76%) AngularJS
4 111 (12.70%) REST
5 105 (12.01%) CSS
6 103 (11.78%) Node.js
7 92 (10.53%) HTML
8 84 (9.61%) RESTful
8 84 (9.61%) Spring
9 81 (9.27%) gRPC
10 76 (8.70%) Kafka
11 71 (8.12%) .NET
11 71 (8.12%) Vue.js
12 49 (5.61%) Elastic Stack
13 45 (5.15%) React Native
14 40 (4.58%) SOAP
15 39 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
15 39 (4.46%) Symfony
16 38 (4.35%) J2EE
17 36 (4.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.24%) Hedge funds
2 68 (7.78%) Pricing Data
3 45 (5.15%) User Experience
4 37 (4.23%) Equities
5 36 (4.12%) Derivative
5 36 (4.12%) Fixed Income
6 35 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (2.40%) Data Centre
10 21 (2.40%) Management Information System
11 20 (2.29%) Cloud Native
12 19 (2.17%) Blog
13 15 (1.72%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.72%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (1.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 279 (31.92%) Linux
2 77 (8.81%) Windows
3 51 (5.84%) Unix
4 43 (4.92%) CentOS
5 41 (4.69%) Ubuntu
6 30 (3.43%) Android
7 29 (3.32%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.14%) VMS
10 8 (0.92%) Debian
11 5 (0.57%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Fedora
15 1 (0.11%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (44.97%) DevOps
3 255 (29.18%) Microservices
4 228 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 120 (13.73%) TDD
6 115 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (12.59%) Scrum
8 106 (12.13%) Infrastructure as Code
9 104 (11.90%) Asset Management
10 102 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (9.27%) Configuration Management
12 79 (9.04%) Computer Science
13 76 (8.70%) Data Management
14 75 (8.58%) Investment Management
15 71 (8.12%) Project Delivery
16 69 (7.89%) OO
17 68 (7.78%) Enterprise Data Management
17 68 (7.78%) Fintech
18 64 (7.32%) Kanban
19 57 (6.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 419 (47.94%) Python
2 327 (37.41%) Java
3 281 (32.15%) SQL
4 219 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 119 (13.62%) PHP
6 111 (12.70%) C#
6 111 (12.70%) TypeScript
7 93 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 86 (9.84%) Scala
9 68 (7.78%) Ruby
10 57 (6.52%) PowerShell
11 46 (5.26%) Go
12 45 (5.15%) Kotlin
13 44 (5.03%) ES6
14 40 (4.58%) Clojure
15 36 (4.12%) Shell Script
16 29 (3.32%) Java 8
17 21 (2.40%) C++
18 13 (1.49%) C
19 8 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 93 (10.64%) Degree
2 51 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.78%) AWS Certification
4 17 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.34%) CISSP
8 2 (0.23%) CCIE
8 2 (0.23%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (0.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
8 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.11%) CCSP
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) CISM
9 1 (0.11%) FFIEC
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.46%) QA
2 12 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.26%) HIPAA
4 10 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.69%) ISO 13485
5 6 (0.69%) OpenSCAP
5 6 (0.69%) SLA
6 5 (0.57%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.46%) GDPR
7 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) NIST
8 2 (0.23%) PMO
9 1 (0.11%) GLBA
9 1 (0.11%) SOC 2
System Software
1 258 (29.52%) Docker
2 26 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.37%) iptables
4 12 (1.37%) Postfix
5 5 (0.57%) vSphere
6 3 (0.34%) Ceph
6 3 (0.34%) Firmware
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Varnish
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 242 (27.69%) Terraform
2 189 (21.62%) Kubernetes
3 139 (15.90%) Ansible
4 75 (8.58%) Puppet
5 48 (5.49%) Grafana
6 42 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (4.58%) Prometheus
8 16 (1.83%) Nagios
9 14 (1.60%) Opsgenie
10 13 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
11 12 (1.37%) Graylog
11 12 (1.37%) logstash
12 11 (1.26%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.14%) Rancher
13 10 (1.14%) Rundeck
14 9 (1.03%) Kibana
15 8 (0.92%) Icinga
15 8 (0.92%) Packer
16 7 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
17 6 (0.69%) Istio
Vendors
1 91 (10.41%) Oracle
2 68 (7.78%) Sybase
3 40 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 38 (4.35%) Google
5 25 (2.86%) VMware
6 21 (2.40%) Splunk
7 16 (1.83%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.83%) Zend
8 15 (1.72%) WooCommerce
9 14 (1.60%) SAP
10 12 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.26%) IBM
12 10 (1.14%) Stackify
12 10 (1.14%) Talend
13 9 (1.03%) Sage
14 7 (0.80%) Cisco
15 6 (0.69%) Qualys
16 5 (0.57%) Citrix
16 5 (0.57%) Guidewire
16 5 (0.57%) Percona