Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 377 427 608
Rank change year-on-year +50 +181 +272
Permanent jobs citing Amazon ECS 1,037 275 545
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.89% 1.39% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 679 247 462
10th Percentile £49,400 £55,000 £56,375
25th Percentile £62,750 £62,500 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% - +19.23%
75th Percentile £102,500 £122,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £143,750 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £63,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -0.79% +9.57%

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 54,772 19,785 43,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.35% 40.48% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 38,257 16,819 36,063
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Amazon ECS in the UK

Amazon ECS
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 ECS within the UK over the 6 months to 25 October 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 +59 965 £80,000 +3.23% 118
London +23 753 £95,000 +11.76% 60
UK excluding London -61 241 £70,000 +12.00% 64
Work from Home -117 193 £70,000 - 32
North of England -75 73 £72,500 +31.82% 23
North West -59 52 £72,500 +31.82% 19
South East -128 48 £50,000 -23.08% 10
South West -70 39 £67,500 +28.57% 7
Midlands -93 32 £71,250 -5.00% 10
West Midlands -85 20 £80,000 +39.13% 3
Scotland -69 18 £65,000 +50.29% 4
Northern Ireland - 18 £75,000 -
Yorkshire -81 17 £80,000 +23.08% 2
East of England -99 14 £71,250 -1.72% 8
East Midlands -78 12 £45,000 -40.00% 7
Wales -50 4 £67,500 +12.50% 2
North East - 4 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 953 (91.90%) AWS
2 628 (60.56%) Python
3 613 (59.11%) Serverless
4 533 (51.40%) Docker
4 533 (51.40%) DevOps
5 516 (49.76%) AWS Lambda
6 501 (48.31%) Terraform
7 465 (44.84%) Microservices
8 447 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
9 400 (38.57%) Java
10 376 (36.26%) Software Engineering
11 348 (33.56%) Infrastructure as Code
12 330 (31.82%) Finance
13 323 (31.15%) Web Services
14 320 (30.86%) Kubernetes
15 314 (30.28%) Amazon EC2
16 304 (29.32%) Amazon S3
17 283 (27.29%) SQL
18 253 (24.40%) Test Automation
19 247 (23.82%) AWS CloudFormation
20 245 (23.63%) Asset Management
21 231 (22.28%) React
22 222 (21.41%) Node.js
23 219 (21.12%) PostgreSQL
24 216 (20.83%) Azure
25 213 (20.54%) JavaScript
26 208 (20.06%) Amazon Athena
27 205 (19.77%) QA
28 203 (19.58%) Banking
29 199 (19.19%) Amazon SQS

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
1 109 (10.51%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.74%) Apache
5 13 (1.25%) IBM Domino
6 10 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 9 (0.87%) CMS
7 9 (0.87%) Confluence
8 8 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.58%) JBoss
10 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.58%) WordPress
11 5 (0.48%) nginx
11 5 (0.48%) SAS
11 5 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.39%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.39%) IIS
13 2 (0.19%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.096%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.12%) Magento
2 21 (2.03%) Shopify
3 11 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 953 (91.90%) AWS
2 613 (59.11%) Serverless
3 516 (49.76%) AWS Lambda
4 314 (30.28%) Amazon EC2
5 304 (29.32%) Amazon S3
6 247 (23.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 216 (20.83%) Azure
8 199 (19.19%) Amazon SQS
9 164 (15.81%) GCP
10 151 (14.56%) AWS Fargate
11 120 (11.57%) Amazon EKS
11 120 (11.57%) CloudFront
12 95 (9.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 90 (8.68%) SaaS
14 81 (7.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 78 (7.52%) GitHub
16 54 (5.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 51 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
18 45 (4.34%) PaaS
19 42 (4.05%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 62 (5.98%) DNS
3 43 (4.15%) Network Security
4 28 (2.70%) AMQP
5 22 (2.12%) HTTP
6 19 (1.83%) SSL
7 16 (1.54%) WebEx
8 15 (1.45%) Firewall
9 7 (0.68%) Internet
10 6 (0.58%) DMZ
11 5 (0.48%) VPN
12 4 (0.39%) DSL
13 2 (0.19%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.19%) VLAN
14 1 (0.096%) BGP
14 1 (0.096%) IPsec
14 1 (0.096%) LAN
14 1 (0.096%) Multicast
14 1 (0.096%) tcpdump
14 1 (0.096%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (21.12%) PostgreSQL
2 208 (20.06%) Amazon Athena
3 185 (17.84%) Amazon RDS
4 184 (17.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 178 (17.16%) Amazon Aurora
6 131 (12.63%) Redis
7 104 (10.03%) MySQL
8 82 (7.91%) Relational Database
9 61 (5.88%) MongoDB
10 53 (5.11%) Big Data
10 53 (5.11%) NoSQL
11 27 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
12 23 (2.22%) SQL Server
13 22 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.93%) Data Lake
14 20 (1.93%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.45%) BigQuery
16 14 (1.35%) Flink
16 14 (1.35%) HBase
17 11 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 192 (18.51%) Jenkins
2 131 (12.63%) GitLab
3 117 (11.28%) Git (software)
4 98 (9.45%) CircleCI
5 94 (9.06%) Artifactory
6 58 (5.59%) Selenium
7 50 (4.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 50 (4.82%) TeamCity
8 43 (4.15%) IBM UrbanCode
8 43 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (4.15%) Travis CI
9 35 (3.38%) JIRA
10 32 (3.09%) Cypress.io
11 19 (1.83%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.25%) PHPUnit
13 12 (1.16%) Grunt
14 9 (0.87%) Maven
15 7 (0.68%) gulp
15 7 (0.68%) JSUnit
15 7 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 330 (31.82%) Finance
2 203 (19.58%) Banking
3 108 (10.41%) Social Skills
4 71 (6.85%) Retail
5 39 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (3.18%) Public Sector
7 29 (2.80%) Automotive
8 28 (2.70%) Games
9 22 (2.12%) Marketing
9 22 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
10 20 (1.93%) Legal
11 19 (1.83%) Local Government
12 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.96%) Wearables
13 9 (0.87%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.87%) Law
14 8 (0.77%) Front Office
15 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.48%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 294 (28.35%) AWS Engineer
2 291 (28.06%) Developer
3 286 (27.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 261 (25.17%) Software Engineer
5 154 (14.85%) AWS Software Engineer
6 124 (11.96%) AWS Developer
7 116 (11.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 113 (10.90%) Python Developer
9 103 (9.93%) Python Engineer
10 94 (9.06%) AWS DevOps
11 91 (8.78%) Site Engineer
11 91 (8.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 86 (8.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 86 (8.29%) Java Developer
12 86 (8.29%) Senior DevOps
13 82 (7.91%) Python Software Engineer
14 78 (7.52%) Java Engineer
14 78 (7.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 74 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
15 74 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (31.15%) Web Services
2 231 (22.28%) React
3 222 (21.41%) Node.js
4 162 (15.62%) gRPC
5 89 (8.58%) REST
6 84 (8.10%) GraphQL
7 80 (7.71%) Kafka
8 75 (7.23%) Django
8 75 (7.23%) Elastic Stack
9 69 (6.65%) AngularJS
10 59 (5.69%) CSS
11 54 (5.21%) HTML
12 49 (4.73%) Flask
12 49 (4.73%) J2EE
12 49 (4.73%) Vue.js
13 47 (4.53%) Spring
14 44 (4.24%) .NET
14 44 (4.24%) Next.js
15 41 (3.95%) Redux
16 40 (3.86%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 152 (14.66%) Hedge funds
1 152 (14.66%) Pricing Data
2 102 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (3.76%) User Experience
4 31 (2.99%) Legacy Systems
5 28 (2.70%) Legacy Code
5 28 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
6 27 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.41%) Video on Demand
8 23 (2.22%) Renewable Energy
9 19 (1.83%) Blog
10 18 (1.74%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.64%) Tandem
12 15 (1.45%) Social Media
13 14 (1.35%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.25%) iPhone
14 13 (1.25%) Photography
14 13 (1.25%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 168 (16.20%) Linux
2 83 (8.00%) Windows
3 43 (4.15%) Mesosphere
4 32 (3.09%) Unix
5 22 (2.12%) Android
5 22 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.35%) CentOS
7 11 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.19%) AIX
12 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.19%) Solaris
13 1 (0.096%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (51.40%) DevOps
2 465 (44.84%) Microservices
3 447 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
4 376 (36.26%) Software Engineering
5 348 (33.56%) Infrastructure as Code
6 253 (24.40%) Test Automation
7 245 (23.63%) Asset Management
8 190 (18.32%) Artificial Intelligence
9 175 (16.88%) Analytics
10 174 (16.78%) Project Delivery
11 171 (16.49%) Data Management
11 171 (16.49%) Investment Management
12 165 (15.91%) Data Science
13 164 (15.81%) TDD
14 152 (14.66%) Enterprise Data Management
15 139 (13.40%) Mentoring
16 128 (12.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 111 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
18 103 (9.93%) Deployment Automation
18 103 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 628 (60.56%) Python
2 400 (38.57%) Java
3 283 (27.29%) SQL
4 213 (20.54%) JavaScript
5 166 (16.01%) Go
6 150 (14.46%) TypeScript
7 108 (10.41%) Bash Shell
8 72 (6.94%) PHP
9 66 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 58 (5.59%) Ruby
11 54 (5.21%) C#
12 30 (2.89%) Java 11
13 24 (2.31%) ES6
14 15 (1.45%) C++
15 14 (1.35%) Java 8
16 11 (1.06%) Apple Swift
17 10 (0.96%) Kotlin
18 6 (0.58%) Perl
18 6 (0.58%) R
18 6 (0.58%) Rust
Qualifications
1 20 (1.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (1.83%) Degree
3 16 (1.54%) AWS Certification
3 16 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.29%) MBA
5 3 (0.29%) PhD
6 2 (0.19%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.19%) OCP
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.096%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (19.77%) QA
2 14 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.096%) IFRS
6 1 (0.096%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.096%) NCSC
6 1 (0.096%) SLA
System Software
1 533 (51.40%) Docker
2 25 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.77%) XenApp
6 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.29%) Ceph
7 3 (0.29%) NFS
8 2 (0.19%) Varnish
9 1 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.096%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 501 (48.31%) Terraform
2 320 (30.86%) Kubernetes
3 152 (14.66%) Ansible
4 135 (13.02%) Prometheus
5 103 (9.93%) Grafana
6 84 (8.10%) Opscode Chef
6 84 (8.10%) Puppet
7 45 (4.34%) Consul
8 43 (4.15%) Automic
9 41 (3.95%) Kibana
10 32 (3.09%) logstash
11 17 (1.64%) Nagios
12 16 (1.54%) Packer
13 14 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (1.16%) Rancher
15 10 (0.96%) yum
16 8 (0.77%) SCCM
16 8 (0.77%) SCOM
16 8 (0.77%) SCOrch
16 8 (0.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (6.85%) Splunk
2 60 (5.79%) Google
3 40 (3.86%) Oracle
4 33 (3.18%) YouTube
5 26 (2.51%) Microsoft
6 21 (2.03%) Instagram
7 20 (1.93%) New Relic
8 17 (1.64%) Apple
8 17 (1.64%) Facebook
9 16 (1.54%) Sybase
10 14 (1.35%) VMware
11 11 (1.06%) HP
12 10 (0.96%) Spotify
13 9 (0.87%) Citrix
13 9 (0.87%) Dell
14 8 (0.77%) Pega
14 8 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.77%) WSO2
15 6 (0.58%) Confluent
15 6 (0.58%) SAP