Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 406 476 562
Rank change year-on-year +70 +86 +12
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 1,084 1,078 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.60% 2.65% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 869 912 671
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,775 £33,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -10.00%

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 41,685 40,693 28,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.03% 23.68% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33,718 33,182 24,119
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -2.27%

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 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon EC2 in the UK

Amazon EC2
Top 15 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 16 June 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 +66 1,024 £70,000 +7.69% 76
London +59 648 £75,000 +11.11% 37
UK excluding London +40 404 £60,000 +9.09% 44
North of England +29 131 £60,000 +20.00% 17
North West +42 101 £60,750 +21.50% 4
Midlands +67 92 £55,000 - 5
West Midlands +66 80 £56,250 +25.00% 4
South East +30 76 £65,000 +4.00% 5
South West +13 68 £66,250 +32.50% 6
Yorkshire -6 29 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Scotland +7 17 £46,500 +12.05% 2
East of England +42 15 £62,500 +4.17% 6
East Midlands +21 12 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Wales +30 11 £45,000 +16.88% 3
North East +15 1 £70,000 +7.69% 3

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 1,065 (98.25%) Amazon AWS
2 713 (65.77%) Amazon S3
3 617 (56.92%) DevOps
4 532 (49.08%) Amazon RDS
5 496 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
6 480 (44.28%) Linux
7 415 (38.28%) Docker
8 414 (38.19%) Python
9 406 (37.45%) Serverless
10 403 (37.18%) AWS Lambda
11 358 (33.03%) Java
12 336 (31.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 316 (29.15%) Jenkins
13 316 (29.15%) Web Services
14 310 (28.60%) Terraform
15 299 (27.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 282 (26.01%) Ansible
17 275 (25.37%) Git (software)
18 267 (24.63%) Amazon SQS
19 256 (23.62%) Kubernetes
20 254 (23.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 239 (22.05%) Finance
22 235 (21.68%) Software Engineering
23 230 (21.22%) SQL
23 230 (21.22%) Microservices
24 225 (20.76%) JavaScript
25 216 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
26 200 (18.45%) Route 53
27 186 (17.16%) Amazon ECS
28 181 (16.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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
1 159 (14.67%) Elasticsearch
2 85 (7.84%) IIS
3 79 (7.29%) Apache
4 70 (6.46%) Confluence
5 69 (6.37%) Apache Spark
6 34 (3.14%) nginx
7 23 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.94%) Apache Pig
9 14 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.92%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.83%) CMS
12 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.55%) JBoss
13 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.37%) WordPress
14 3 (0.28%) SAS
14 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.28%) Tornado
15 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.46%) HipChat
3 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Magento
2 6 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,065 (98.25%) Amazon AWS
2 713 (65.77%) Amazon S3
3 406 (37.45%) Serverless
4 403 (37.18%) AWS Lambda
5 336 (31.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 299 (27.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 267 (24.63%) Amazon SQS
8 254 (23.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 200 (18.45%) Route 53
10 186 (17.16%) Amazon ECS
11 181 (16.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 146 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 137 (12.64%) Amazon ELB
14 120 (11.07%) CloudFront
15 81 (7.47%) GitHub
16 79 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
17 72 (6.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 64 (5.90%) Amazon Glacier
19 59 (5.44%) Amazon EMR
20 49 (4.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.38%) DNS
2 56 (5.17%) VPN
3 46 (4.24%) Firewall
4 36 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.66%) Internet
6 16 (1.48%) DHCP
7 11 (1.01%) HTTP
8 10 (0.92%) Network Security
9 9 (0.83%) SMTP
10 8 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.74%) SSL
11 6 (0.55%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.46%) SSH
13 4 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.37%) FTP
13 4 (0.37%) H.323
13 4 (0.37%) IPv4
13 4 (0.37%) VoIP
13 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (49.08%) Amazon RDS
2 180 (16.61%) MySQL
3 178 (16.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 138 (12.73%) Amazon Redshift
5 127 (11.72%) SQL Server
6 116 (10.70%) MongoDB
7 110 (10.15%) Big Data
8 109 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
9 93 (8.58%) NoSQL
10 86 (7.93%) Redis
11 68 (6.27%) Hadoop
12 56 (5.17%) Amazon Aurora
13 43 (3.97%) MariaDB
14 35 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 33 (3.04%) Relational Database
16 27 (2.49%) Amazon Athena
16 27 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
17 16 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (1.38%) Apache Hive
19 14 (1.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 316 (29.15%) Jenkins
2 275 (25.37%) Git (software)
3 96 (8.86%) JIRA
4 87 (8.03%) TeamCity
5 85 (7.84%) GitLab
6 82 (7.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 76 (7.01%) Maven
8 54 (4.98%) Bitbucket
9 51 (4.70%) Artifactory
9 51 (4.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (3.60%) JUnit
11 38 (3.51%) Gradle
12 34 (3.14%) Selenium
13 33 (3.04%) Bitbucket Server
14 30 (2.77%) Travis CI
15 29 (2.68%) Cucumber
15 29 (2.68%) Subversion
16 24 (2.21%) SonarQube
17 21 (1.94%) Mockito
18 19 (1.75%) DbUnit
General
1 239 (22.05%) Finance
2 34 (3.14%) Banking
3 33 (3.04%) Retail
4 29 (2.68%) Law
5 25 (2.31%) Billing
5 25 (2.31%) Marketing
6 22 (2.03%) Front Office
6 22 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.38%) Games
9 11 (1.01%) Publishing
10 8 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Advertising
12 2 (0.18%) Back Office
12 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.092%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.092%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 359 (33.12%) Developer
2 285 (26.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 167 (15.41%) AWS Engineer
4 106 (9.78%) AWS DevOps
5 104 (9.59%) Java Developer
6 96 (8.86%) Architect
7 83 (7.66%) AWS Developer
7 83 (7.66%) Senior DevOps
7 83 (7.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 71 (6.55%) Senior Developer
9 70 (6.46%) Cloud Engineer
10 64 (5.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 63 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 55 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 55 (5.07%) Software Engineer
13 54 (4.98%) Python Developer
14 48 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
15 43 (3.97%) AWS Architect
16 41 (3.78%) Java Engineer
16 41 (3.78%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (29.15%) Web Services
2 167 (15.41%) Node.js
3 157 (14.48%) AngularJS
4 119 (10.98%) .NET
5 117 (10.79%) REST
6 110 (10.15%) HTML
7 103 (9.50%) CSS
8 93 (8.58%) J2EE
9 88 (8.12%) React
9 88 (8.12%) RESTful
10 71 (6.55%) Spring
11 51 (4.70%) JSON
12 50 (4.61%) Laravel
13 48 (4.43%) Kafka
14 47 (4.34%) LAMP
14 47 (4.34%) RabbitMQ
15 40 (3.69%) Elastic Stack
15 40 (3.69%) J2SE
16 39 (3.60%) XML
17 38 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.73%) Linux Command Line
2 67 (6.18%) Public Cloud
3 44 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (3.97%) Private Cloud
5 40 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 36 (3.32%) Cloud Native
8 35 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 34 (3.14%) Hedge funds
10 33 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 31 (2.86%) Data Centre
12 24 (2.21%) User Experience
13 23 (2.12%) Algorithms
13 23 (2.12%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.75%) Derivative
14 19 (1.75%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.66%) Fixed Income
16 17 (1.57%) Internet of Things
17 16 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (1.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 480 (44.28%) Linux
2 156 (14.39%) Windows
3 76 (7.01%) CentOS
4 75 (6.92%) Ubuntu
5 60 (5.54%) Unix
6 41 (3.78%) Windows Server
7 40 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.38%) Android
9 13 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.92%) Debian
11 8 (0.74%) Fedora
12 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.46%) VMS
14 4 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.092%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (56.92%) DevOps
2 496 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (21.68%) Software Engineering
4 230 (21.22%) Microservices
5 216 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (12.08%) Scrum
6 131 (12.08%) TDD
7 128 (11.81%) Configuration Management
8 117 (10.79%) Open Source
9 114 (10.52%) Migration
10 110 (10.15%) Analytics
11 105 (9.69%) Asset Management
12 101 (9.32%) E-Commerce
13 99 (9.13%) Mentoring
14 95 (8.76%) Infrastructure as Code
15 91 (8.39%) Test Automation
16 85 (7.84%) Machine Learning
17 83 (7.66%) Deployment Automation
18 81 (7.47%) OO
19 78 (7.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 414 (38.19%) Python
2 358 (33.03%) Java
3 230 (21.22%) SQL
4 225 (20.76%) JavaScript
5 160 (14.76%) PHP
6 129 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 127 (11.72%) C#
8 113 (10.42%) Ruby
9 102 (9.41%) PowerShell
10 65 (6.00%) Shell Script
11 59 (5.44%) Go
11 59 (5.44%) Scala
12 44 (4.06%) TypeScript
13 35 (3.23%) Java 8
14 24 (2.21%) C++
15 21 (1.94%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.75%) Perl
17 12 (1.11%) C
17 12 (1.11%) Groovy
17 12 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (9.87%) Degree
2 70 (6.46%) AWS Certification
3 41 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (3.69%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (0.74%) MCSE
8 8 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.46%) MCSA
10 4 (0.37%) CCNA
10 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.28%) CCNP
11 3 (0.28%) CISA
11 3 (0.28%) CISM
11 3 (0.28%) CISSP
12 1 (0.092%) CCA
12 1 (0.092%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.092%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.20%) QA
2 23 (2.12%) GDPR
3 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.65%) NCSC
6 6 (0.55%) SEPA
7 5 (0.46%) NIST
8 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 415 (38.28%) Docker
2 57 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 55 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (2.21%) Varnish
6 20 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 19 (1.75%) vSphere
8 5 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.46%) HDFS
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.18%) Postfix
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.18%) XenApp
11 1 (0.092%) iptables
11 1 (0.092%) LXC
11 1 (0.092%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 310 (28.60%) Terraform
2 282 (26.01%) Ansible
3 256 (23.62%) Kubernetes
4 152 (14.02%) Puppet
5 139 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (5.26%) Prometheus
7 55 (5.07%) Packer
8 44 (4.06%) Grafana
8 44 (4.06%) Nagios
9 28 (2.58%) Kibana
10 24 (2.21%) ZABBIX
11 22 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (1.20%) Graphite
13 10 (0.92%) Salt
14 8 (0.74%) Consul
14 8 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.74%) logstash
14 8 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.65%) linkerd
16 6 (0.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 90 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.47%) Google
3 60 (5.54%) VMware
4 49 (4.52%) Oracle
5 48 (4.43%) New Relic
6 30 (2.77%) SaltStack
7 29 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.58%) Trend Micro
9 16 (1.48%) AppDynamics
10 14 (1.29%) Splunk
11 10 (0.92%) Cisco
11 10 (0.92%) Informatica
11 10 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.92%) Tableau
12 8 (0.74%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.74%) Citrix
13 7 (0.65%) Adobe
14 6 (0.55%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
15 5 (0.46%) Talend