Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 423 529 742
Rank change year-on-year +106 +213 +295
Permanent jobs citing Amazon ECS 534 482 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.54% 1.25% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 420 421 339
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £49,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
75th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £118,750 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% -11.54%

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 34,764 38,409 41,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.18% 34.92% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28,538 31,636 33,458
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,100 £39,500
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 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Amazon ECS in the UK

Amazon ECS
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 ECS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +147 512 £75,000 +3.45% 86
London +141 389 £80,000 -3.03% 49
UK excluding London +55 134 £67,500 +12.50% 41
Work from Home -79 92 £77,500 +26.53% 21
South East +84 36 £75,000 +1.69% 13
North of England -15 31 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Midlands +33 26 £67,500 +38.46% 6
North West +5 23 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East of England +60 22 £72,500 +16.00% 2
West Midlands +13 17 £67,500 +35.00% 6
South West +18 11 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Scotland -5 9 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Yorkshire -10 6 £67,500 +3.85% 2
East Midlands +18 5 £45,000 +20.00%
North East - 2 £50,000 - 5
Wales +35 1 £60,000 +6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 484 (90.64%) AWS
2 329 (61.61%) DevOps
3 314 (58.80%) Serverless
4 304 (56.93%) Python
5 298 (55.81%) Docker
6 282 (52.81%) Terraform
7 279 (52.25%) Kubernetes
8 254 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
9 244 (45.69%) Microservices
9 244 (45.69%) AWS Lambda
10 188 (35.21%) Jenkins
11 186 (34.83%) PostgreSQL
12 183 (34.27%) Java
13 173 (32.40%) Infrastructure as Code
14 164 (30.71%) Amazon EC2
14 164 (30.71%) Web Services
15 163 (30.52%) Linux
16 160 (29.96%) Finance
17 152 (28.46%) Amazon EKS
18 146 (27.34%) Software Engineering
18 146 (27.34%) AWS CloudFormation
19 137 (25.66%) Ansible
20 122 (22.85%) Node.js
21 120 (22.47%) SQL
22 119 (22.28%) MySQL
23 118 (22.10%) Amazon RDS
24 110 (20.60%) GitLab
25 109 (20.41%) Asset Management
26 105 (19.66%) JavaScript
27 103 (19.29%) Amazon S3

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 34 (6.37%) Apache
2 24 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (3.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (3.37%) Confluence
4 18 (3.37%) OpenStack
5 17 (3.18%) IIS
6 16 (3.00%) Apache Spark
7 12 (2.25%) nginx
8 11 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.87%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (1.31%) CloudStack
10 7 (1.31%) CMS
11 4 (0.75%) JBoss
12 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 484 (90.64%) AWS
2 314 (58.80%) Serverless
3 244 (45.69%) AWS Lambda
4 164 (30.71%) Amazon EC2
5 152 (28.46%) Amazon EKS
6 146 (27.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 103 (19.29%) Amazon S3
8 90 (16.85%) Azure
9 65 (12.17%) Amazon SQS
9 65 (12.17%) AWS Fargate
10 63 (11.80%) GCP
11 59 (11.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 50 (9.36%) CloudFront
12 50 (9.36%) GitHub
13 43 (8.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 40 (7.49%) Route 53
15 34 (6.37%) AWS CodePipeline
16 32 (5.99%) Apigee
16 32 (5.99%) AWS CodeBuild
17 31 (5.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.81%) HTTP
2 15 (2.81%) VPN
3 14 (2.62%) Firewall
4 10 (1.87%) DNS
4 10 (1.87%) OpenVPN
5 9 (1.69%) VLAN
6 7 (1.31%) AMQP
7 6 (1.12%) SSH
8 4 (0.75%) DMZ
9 3 (0.56%) ICMP
10 2 (0.37%) DHCP
10 2 (0.37%) Multicast
10 2 (0.37%) Network Security
11 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (34.83%) PostgreSQL
2 119 (22.28%) MySQL
3 118 (22.10%) Amazon RDS
4 94 (17.60%) Relational Database
5 93 (17.42%) SQL Server
6 70 (13.11%) Amazon Aurora
7 69 (12.92%) RDBMS
8 53 (9.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 48 (8.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 26 (4.87%) Redis
11 24 (4.49%) MongoDB
12 17 (3.18%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.69%) BigQuery
13 9 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.69%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
14 8 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.56%) Big Data
17 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 188 (35.21%) Jenkins
2 110 (20.60%) GitLab
3 91 (17.04%) Git (software)
4 69 (12.92%) Artifactory
5 42 (7.87%) JIRA
6 35 (6.55%) TeamCity
7 22 (4.12%) Bitbucket
8 20 (3.75%) Maven
9 19 (3.56%) SonarQube
10 18 (3.37%) Gradle
11 15 (2.81%) GoCD
12 14 (2.62%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.43%) CircleCI
13 13 (2.43%) Travis CI
14 11 (2.06%) Mockito
14 11 (2.06%) Selenium
15 10 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.50%) Cypress.io
16 8 (1.50%) Postman
17 6 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 160 (29.96%) Finance
2 96 (17.98%) Banking
3 31 (5.81%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.18%) Legal
5 12 (2.25%) Retail
6 11 (2.06%) Local Government
7 7 (1.31%) Games
7 7 (1.31%) Marketing
8 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.75%) Law
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 185 (34.64%) AWS Engineer
2 167 (31.27%) Developer
2 167 (31.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (21.35%) Software Engineer
4 93 (17.42%) AWS Developer
5 84 (15.73%) Java Developer
6 82 (15.36%) AWS Software Engineer
7 81 (15.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 70 (13.11%) Python Engineer
9 56 (10.49%) Programmer
9 56 (10.49%) Software Programmer
10 54 (10.11%) Java Software Developer
11 53 (9.93%) Java Engineer
11 53 (9.93%) Java Software Engineer
12 52 (9.74%) AWS DevOps
13 50 (9.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 48 (8.99%) Senior DevOps
14 48 (8.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 43 (8.05%) Site Engineer
15 43 (8.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (30.71%) Web Services
2 122 (22.85%) Node.js
3 85 (15.92%) gRPC
4 64 (11.99%) React
5 60 (11.24%) REST
6 52 (9.74%) AngularJS
7 48 (8.99%) Spring
8 45 (8.43%) Spring Boot
9 34 (6.37%) OAuth
10 28 (5.24%) CSS
10 28 (5.24%) Elastic Stack
10 28 (5.24%) J2EE
11 27 (5.06%) .NET
12 26 (4.87%) Swagger
13 25 (4.68%) Lambda Expressions
14 23 (4.31%) HTML
15 19 (3.56%) RESTful
16 18 (3.37%) GraphQL
17 17 (3.18%) Kafka
17 17 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.98%) Hedge funds
2 67 (12.55%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (10.49%) Pricing Data
4 30 (5.62%) Cloud Native
5 23 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.56%) User Experience
7 17 (3.18%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (2.62%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.06%) Blog
11 11 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (2.06%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.87%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (1.12%) Clustering
15 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (0.94%) Online Banking
16 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 163 (30.52%) Linux
2 42 (7.87%) Unix
3 41 (7.68%) Windows
4 22 (4.12%) CentOS
5 20 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 14 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.50%) Android
9 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.56%) Debian
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (61.61%) DevOps
2 254 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (45.69%) Microservices
4 173 (32.40%) Infrastructure as Code
5 146 (27.34%) Software Engineering
6 109 (20.41%) Asset Management
7 83 (15.54%) Investment Management
8 80 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (11.80%) Project Delivery
10 62 (11.61%) Configuration Management
11 61 (11.42%) TDD
12 60 (11.24%) Deployment Automation
13 58 (10.86%) Scrum
14 56 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 56 (10.49%) Data Management
14 56 (10.49%) Enterprise Data Management
15 53 (9.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 52 (9.74%) Mentoring
17 46 (8.61%) Observability
18 45 (8.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 304 (56.93%) Python
2 183 (34.27%) Java
3 120 (22.47%) SQL
4 105 (19.66%) JavaScript
5 80 (14.98%) Bash Shell
6 55 (10.30%) Go
7 42 (7.87%) TypeScript
8 41 (7.68%) C#
9 37 (6.93%) Ruby
10 35 (6.55%) PHP
11 27 (5.06%) Java 8
12 26 (4.87%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.93%) ES6
14 10 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.50%) C
16 7 (1.31%) R
17 6 (1.12%) Perl
18 4 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
18 4 (0.75%) Kotlin
19 3 (0.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (5.62%) AWS Certification
2 25 (4.68%) Degree
3 22 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) FFIEC
7 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.31%) QA
2 11 (2.06%) GDPR
3 9 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) NIST
6 1 (0.19%) GLBA
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 298 (55.81%) Docker
2 6 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.37%) Ceph
4 2 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 282 (52.81%) Terraform
2 279 (52.25%) Kubernetes
3 137 (25.66%) Ansible
4 79 (14.79%) Puppet
5 72 (13.48%) Prometheus
6 43 (8.05%) Grafana
7 40 (7.49%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (3.75%) Graylog
9 13 (2.43%) Nagios
10 12 (2.25%) Consul
11 11 (2.06%) Istio
12 10 (1.87%) Icinga
12 10 (1.87%) logstash
12 10 (1.87%) Opsgenie
13 9 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (1.50%) systemd
15 5 (0.94%) yum
16 4 (0.75%) Packer
16 4 (0.75%) Rundeck
17 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (16.10%) Oracle
2 56 (10.49%) Sybase
3 55 (10.30%) Google
4 14 (2.62%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.62%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.25%) Dynatrace
6 11 (2.06%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.06%) WSO2
7 10 (1.87%) Pega
8 5 (0.94%) FNZ
8 5 (0.94%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.94%) Splunk
8 5 (0.94%) Spotify
9 4 (0.75%) Adobe
9 4 (0.75%) New Relic
10 3 (0.56%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.56%) Confluent
11 2 (0.37%) Alibaba
11 2 (0.37%) SendGrid
11 2 (0.37%) Stackify