Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon ECS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ECS over the 6 months to 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 443 587 802
Rank change year-on-year +144 +215 +247
Permanent jobs citing Amazon ECS 339 519 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.34% 1.23% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 327 478 252
Median annual salary £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.69% +13.46% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £120,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +21.05%

Amazon ECS 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 25,361 42,202 39,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.74% 33.46% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21,411 34,708 31,748
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon ECS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in the UK

Amazon ECS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Amazon ECS.

Salary trend for Amazon ECS in the UK

Amazon ECS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon ECS over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Amazon ECS in the UK

Amazon ECS
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 ECS within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 +130 320 £72,500 -3.33% 92
London +88 214 £77,500 -6.06% 59
UK excluding London +176 114 £65,000 - 35
Work from Home -26 58 £70,000 +7.69% 19
South East +167 27 £65,000 -13.33% 5
North of England +74 24 £55,000 -6.38% 18
East of England +97 23 £72,500 +11.54% 4
North West +71 23 £55,000 - 16
South West +88 17 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Midlands +80 16 £65,000 -7.14% 3
West Midlands +64 11 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Scotland +38 7 £49,000 -24.62% 2
East Midlands - 5 - - 2
Wales +40 2 £60,000 +84.62% 2
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT jobs citing Amazon ECS 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 ECS.

1 297 (87.61%) AWS
2 242 (71.39%) DevOps
3 240 (70.80%) Docker
4 202 (59.59%) Kubernetes
5 195 (57.52%) Python
6 180 (53.10%) Jenkins
6 180 (53.10%) Serverless
7 165 (48.67%) Terraform
8 158 (46.61%) Microservices
9 155 (45.72%) AWS Lambda
10 129 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (37.17%) PostgreSQL
12 117 (34.51%) Java
13 104 (30.68%) Amazon EKS
14 98 (28.91%) GitLab
14 98 (28.91%) Web Services
15 95 (28.02%) Ansible
15 95 (28.02%) Linux
15 95 (28.02%) Azure
16 91 (26.84%) AWS CloudFormation
17 90 (26.55%) Infrastructure as Code
18 84 (24.78%) Finance
19 81 (23.89%) MySQL
20 77 (22.71%) Software Engineering
20 77 (22.71%) Amazon Redshift
21 75 (22.12%) Node.js
22 74 (21.83%) GCP
23 68 (20.06%) Google
24 67 (19.76%) SQL Server
24 67 (19.76%) SQL

Amazon ECS
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 (18.88%) Apache
2 18 (5.31%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.72%) OpenStack
4 14 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.24%) CMS
6 8 (2.36%) Confluence
6 8 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.77%) IIS
8 4 (1.18%) nginx
9 3 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 297 (87.61%) AWS
2 180 (53.10%) Serverless
3 155 (45.72%) AWS Lambda
4 104 (30.68%) Amazon EKS
5 95 (28.02%) Azure
6 91 (26.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 74 (21.83%) GCP
8 62 (18.29%) Amazon EC2
9 61 (17.99%) Amazon S3
9 61 (17.99%) Apigee
10 39 (11.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 39 (11.50%) AWS Fargate
11 36 (10.62%) GitHub
12 27 (7.96%) Amazon SQS
12 27 (7.96%) AWS CodeBuild
13 24 (7.08%) SaaS
14 20 (5.90%) Amazon Kinesis
14 20 (5.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 19 (5.60%) AWS CodePipeline
16 17 (5.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) VPN
2 9 (2.65%) HTTP
3 7 (2.06%) AMQP
3 7 (2.06%) OpenVPN
3 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.47%) DNS
5 4 (1.18%) Firewall
5 4 (1.18%) ICMP
5 4 (1.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
6 1 (0.29%) SSL
6 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (37.17%) PostgreSQL
2 81 (23.89%) MySQL
3 77 (22.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 67 (19.76%) SQL Server
5 54 (15.93%) Amazon RDS
6 43 (12.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 36 (10.62%) Relational Database
8 32 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (5.31%) MongoDB
9 18 (5.31%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.24%) Amazon Athena
11 9 (2.65%) Redis
12 8 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.06%) BigQuery
13 7 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (1.77%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (1.18%) Big Data
16 3 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
17 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 180 (53.10%) Jenkins
2 98 (28.91%) GitLab
3 65 (19.17%) Artifactory
4 63 (18.58%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.08%) JIRA
6 23 (6.78%) CircleCI
7 18 (5.31%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.54%) GoCD
9 8 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.36%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.36%) Cypress.io
9 8 (2.36%) Travis CI
10 7 (2.06%) Selenium
11 6 (1.77%) Postman
11 6 (1.77%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.47%) Maven
13 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.18%) Gradle
14 3 (0.88%) Codeship
14 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 84 (24.78%) Finance
2 66 (19.47%) Banking
3 24 (7.08%) Back Office
4 20 (5.90%) Public Sector
5 11 (3.24%) Law
6 8 (2.36%) Retail
7 6 (1.77%) Games
8 4 (1.18%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Front Office
10 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (33.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 97 (28.61%) AWS Engineer
3 92 (27.14%) Developer
4 53 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 42 (12.39%) AWS DevOps
6 40 (11.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 39 (11.50%) Software Engineer
8 37 (10.91%) Architect
9 36 (10.62%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (10.03%) AWS Developer
10 34 (10.03%) Cloud Engineer
11 32 (9.44%) AWS Software Engineer
11 32 (9.44%) Java Architect
11 32 (9.44%) Java Solutions Architect
12 31 (9.14%) AWS Architect
12 31 (9.14%) Java Engineer
13 30 (8.85%) AWS Solutions Architect
13 30 (8.85%) Java Software Developer
13 30 (8.85%) Java Software Engineer
14 27 (7.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (28.91%) Web Services
2 75 (22.12%) Node.js
3 62 (18.29%) gRPC
4 58 (17.11%) OAuth
5 54 (15.93%) Swagger
6 49 (14.45%) REST
7 33 (9.73%) Spring
8 30 (8.85%) AngularJS
9 29 (8.55%) Spring Boot
10 21 (6.19%) Elastic Stack
11 20 (5.90%) .NET
11 20 (5.90%) React
12 16 (4.72%) Django
12 16 (4.72%) GraphQL
12 16 (4.72%) Lambda Expressions
13 14 (4.13%) Apache Camel
13 14 (4.13%) CSS
13 14 (4.13%) Flask
14 13 (3.83%) Kafka
15 12 (3.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.63%) Hedge funds
2 37 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (9.14%) Cloud Native
4 17 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.65%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.36%) User Experience
6 8 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.06%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) Replication
11 2 (0.59%) Derivative
11 2 (0.59%) Equities
11 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 95 (28.02%) Linux
2 31 (9.14%) Unix
3 18 (5.31%) Windows
4 5 (1.47%) Android
4 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.18%) CentOS
5 4 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.88%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (71.39%) DevOps
2 158 (46.61%) Microservices
3 129 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (26.55%) Infrastructure as Code
5 77 (22.71%) Software Engineering
6 58 (17.11%) Mentoring
7 57 (16.81%) Asset Management
8 56 (16.52%) Investment Management
9 54 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (12.98%) TDD
11 37 (10.91%) Scrum
11 37 (10.91%) Technology Roadmap
12 34 (10.03%) Configuration Management
13 32 (9.44%) BDD
14 29 (8.55%) Open Source
15 28 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (6.78%) Infrastructure Automation
16 23 (6.78%) Kanban
17 20 (5.90%) Deployment Automation
18 19 (5.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 195 (57.52%) Python
2 117 (34.51%) Java
3 67 (19.76%) SQL
4 66 (19.47%) JavaScript
5 53 (15.63%) Go
6 36 (10.62%) Bash Shell
7 31 (9.14%) C#
8 26 (7.67%) Java 8
9 21 (6.19%) PHP
10 14 (4.13%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.13%) Ruby
11 8 (2.36%) Perl
12 5 (1.47%) ES6
12 5 (1.47%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.18%) AWK
13 4 (1.18%) C++
13 4 (1.18%) Google Apps Script
13 4 (1.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (9.14%) Sun Certification
2 23 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.90%) AWS Certification
3 20 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.36%) Degree
5 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) QA
2 6 (1.77%) GDPR
2 6 (1.77%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 240 (70.80%) Docker
2 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 202 (59.59%) Kubernetes
2 165 (48.67%) Terraform
3 95 (28.02%) Ansible
4 50 (14.75%) Puppet
5 34 (10.03%) Prometheus
6 27 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (4.42%) Istio
8 13 (3.83%) Nagios
9 12 (3.54%) Consul
10 11 (3.24%) logstash
11 10 (2.95%) Graylog
12 8 (2.36%) Grafana
13 6 (1.77%) Opsgenie
14 4 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (1.18%) Icinga
14 4 (1.18%) Kibana
14 4 (1.18%) Packer
14 4 (1.18%) systemd
15 3 (0.88%) Automic
16 2 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 68 (20.06%) Google
2 33 (9.73%) Oracle
3 16 (4.72%) Dynatrace
4 14 (4.13%) WSO2
5 12 (3.54%) Pega
6 7 (2.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.06%) Splunk
7 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.18%) FNZ
8 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.59%) Adobe
10 2 (0.59%) Confluent
10 2 (0.59%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.59%) Escenic
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix
11 1 (0.29%) PagerDuty