Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon RDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 716 948
Rank change year-on-year +63 +232 +122
Permanent jobs citing Amazon RDS 592 499 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 0.94% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 504 397 275
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +11.76%

Amazon RDS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 52,835 53,031 61,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.66% 30.77% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43,336 44,848 52,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon RDS.

Salary trend for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
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 RDS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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 +65 582 £60,000 +14.29% 104
UK excluding London +62 293 £50,000 +25.00% 39
London +9 293 £65,000 - 69
North of England +89 116 £45,000 +18.42% 6
North West +43 63 £60,000 +17.07% 5
South East +1 48 £57,500 +36.90% 7
Midlands -3 48 £50,000 +38.89% 7
Yorkshire +52 47 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South West +17 42 £47,500 +10.47% 9
East of England -18 36 £48,750 +3.50% 6
West Midlands +3 31 £45,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +27 15 £65,000 +100.00% 2
North East -29 6 £38,750 +29.17%
Wales +5 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Channel Islands -2 2 £43,750 -32.69%
Scotland -27 2 £60,000 -17.24% 3

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon RDS 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 RDS.

1 554 (93.58%) Amazon AWS
2 384 (64.86%) Linux
3 379 (64.02%) Amazon EC2
4 346 (58.45%) DevOps
5 298 (50.34%) Amazon S3
6 250 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
7 234 (39.53%) Jenkins
8 225 (38.01%) SQL
9 219 (36.99%) Windows
10 215 (36.32%) Ansible
11 208 (35.14%) Python
12 191 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 191 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 175 (29.56%) MySQL
14 174 (29.39%) Git (software)
15 163 (27.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 143 (24.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 137 (23.14%) Puppet
18 135 (22.80%) Docker
19 132 (22.30%) Active Directory
20 131 (22.13%) Amazon SQS
21 127 (21.45%) Java
22 120 (20.27%) JIRA
23 115 (19.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 114 (19.26%) Bash Shell
25 113 (19.09%) New Relic
26 112 (18.92%) Web Services
27 108 (18.24%) SQL Server
27 108 (18.24%) TeamCity
28 107 (18.07%) AWS Lambda

Amazon RDS
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
1 102 (17.23%) IIS
2 98 (16.55%) Confluence
3 66 (11.15%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (10.47%) Apache
5 41 (6.93%) Drupal
6 40 (6.76%) nginx
7 36 (6.08%) Apache Spark
8 34 (5.74%) Tomcat
9 28 (4.73%) WordPress
10 27 (4.56%) SharePoint
11 21 (3.55%) MS Exchange
12 20 (3.38%) NServiceBus
13 17 (2.87%) Skype for Business
14 14 (2.36%) CMS
14 14 (2.36%) Moodle
15 9 (1.52%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (1.35%) WebSphere
17 7 (1.18%) Apache Pig
17 7 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.68%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.51%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (3.04%) Magento
2 9 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 554 (93.58%) Amazon AWS
2 379 (64.02%) Amazon EC2
3 298 (50.34%) Amazon S3
4 191 (32.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 191 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 163 (27.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 143 (24.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 131 (22.13%) Amazon SQS
8 107 (18.07%) AWS Lambda
8 107 (18.07%) Serverless
9 106 (17.91%) Amazon ELB
10 104 (17.57%) Route 53
11 80 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 79 (13.34%) CloudFront
13 64 (10.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 60 (10.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 29 (4.90%) GitHub
16 28 (4.73%) SaaS
17 27 (4.56%) Office 365
18 26 (4.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.02%) DNS
2 44 (7.43%) TCP/IP
3 36 (6.08%) DHCP
4 32 (5.41%) Firewall
5 28 (4.73%) VPN
6 26 (4.39%) HTTP
7 22 (3.72%) SAN
8 20 (3.38%) WAN
9 19 (3.21%) SSL
10 18 (3.04%) LAN
11 13 (2.20%) Network Security
12 11 (1.86%) VoIP
13 9 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (1.01%) SMS
15 6 (1.01%) SSH
15 6 (1.01%) VLAN
16 5 (0.84%) ISDN
16 5 (0.84%) NAS
17 4 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (29.56%) MySQL
2 108 (18.24%) SQL Server
3 86 (14.53%) PostgreSQL
4 70 (11.82%) MongoDB
5 56 (9.46%) NoSQL
6 55 (9.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 52 (8.78%) Redis
8 39 (6.59%) Amazon Aurora
8 39 (6.59%) Big Data
9 37 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 33 (5.57%) Relational Database
11 25 (4.22%) Oracle Database
11 25 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (3.89%) MariaDB
13 18 (3.04%) InfluxDB
14 16 (2.70%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.20%) Apache Hive
15 13 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 234 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 174 (29.39%) Git (software)
3 120 (20.27%) JIRA
4 115 (19.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 108 (18.24%) TeamCity
6 95 (16.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (2.87%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.53%) Selenium
9 14 (2.36%) Subversion
10 13 (2.20%) GoCD
10 13 (2.20%) gulp
10 13 (2.20%) Jasmine
11 12 (2.03%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (1.69%) PHPUnit
12 10 (1.69%) Protractor
13 9 (1.52%) Grunt
13 9 (1.52%) Maven
14 7 (1.18%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.18%) Liquibase
General
1 70 (11.82%) Finance
2 24 (4.05%) Banking
3 23 (3.89%) Retail
4 18 (3.04%) Marketing
5 13 (2.20%) Games
6 11 (1.86%) Advertising
7 10 (1.69%) Legal
8 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 190 (32.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (15.71%) Developer
3 92 (15.54%) AWS Engineer
4 73 (12.33%) AWS DevOps
5 67 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
6 54 (9.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 41 (6.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 39 (6.59%) Senior DevOps
9 38 (6.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 36 (6.08%) Architect
11 35 (5.91%) Administrator
11 35 (5.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 33 (5.57%) DevOps Manager
13 30 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
14 28 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
15 27 (4.56%) DBA
16 24 (4.05%) Consultant
17 23 (3.89%) Senior Developer
18 22 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
19 20 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (18.92%) Web Services
2 75 (12.67%) AngularJS
3 73 (12.33%) LAMP
4 57 (9.63%) Node.js
5 56 (9.46%) REST
6 46 (7.77%) HTML
7 41 (6.93%) CSS
8 36 (6.08%) RabbitMQ
9 35 (5.91%) .NET
10 25 (4.22%) Elastic Stack
11 23 (3.89%) HTML5
12 22 (3.72%) Sass
13 20 (3.38%) LEMP Stack
13 20 (3.38%) Spring
14 17 (2.87%) JSON
14 17 (2.87%) RESTful
15 14 (2.36%) Kafka
16 13 (2.20%) React
16 13 (2.20%) Swagger
17 12 (2.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.18%) Private Cloud
2 64 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 49 (8.28%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.57%) Fintech
5 25 (4.22%) Replication
6 24 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.72%) PKI
8 21 (3.55%) Clustering
8 21 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (3.38%) Public Cloud
10 12 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.86%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.18%) User Experience
13 6 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.84%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 384 (64.86%) Linux
2 219 (36.99%) Windows
3 94 (15.88%) CentOS
4 57 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (9.63%) Windows Server
5 46 (7.77%) Unix
6 42 (7.09%) Ubuntu
7 31 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.89%) Debian
9 17 (2.87%) Amazon Linux
10 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.52%) Solaris
12 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.18%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.01%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.34%) Android
17 1 (0.17%) AIX
17 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (58.45%) DevOps
2 250 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (15.54%) Configuration Management
5 87 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (13.01%) Network Virtualisation
7 76 (12.84%) High Availability
8 58 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 56 (9.46%) Scrum
10 52 (8.78%) Microservices
11 47 (7.94%) TDD
12 45 (7.60%) Open Source
13 42 (7.09%) E-Commerce
13 42 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (6.76%) Task Automation
15 39 (6.59%) ITIL
16 36 (6.08%) Web Development
17 33 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (5.57%) ETL
17 33 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 225 (38.01%) SQL
2 208 (35.14%) Python
3 127 (21.45%) Java
4 114 (19.26%) Bash Shell
5 79 (13.34%) PHP
6 61 (10.30%) JavaScript
7 53 (8.95%) Ruby
8 42 (7.09%) C#
9 41 (6.93%) PowerShell
10 25 (4.22%) Go
11 20 (3.38%) Scala
11 20 (3.38%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.04%) Perl
13 17 (2.87%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.20%) Jython
14 13 (2.20%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.69%) C++
15 10 (1.69%) R
16 7 (1.18%) C
17 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (11.32%) Degree
2 57 (9.63%) AWS Certification
3 42 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.21%) Master's Degree
6 17 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.35%) MCSA
8 8 (1.35%) MCSE
9 3 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.34%) RHCE
11 1 (0.17%) CCA
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.05%) QA
2 14 (2.36%) SLA
3 9 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) GDPR
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 135 (22.80%) Docker
2 132 (22.30%) Active Directory
3 79 (13.34%) Virtual Machines
4 61 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (6.93%) Hyper-V
6 19 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.87%) XenServer
8 14 (2.36%) Xen
9 10 (1.69%) vSphere
10 8 (1.35%) HDFS
10 8 (1.35%) XenApp
11 7 (1.18%) VMware Server
11 7 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.01%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.84%) Ceph
14 4 (0.68%) iptables
15 3 (0.51%) LXC
15 3 (0.51%) Squid
16 2 (0.34%) Samba
16 2 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 215 (36.32%) Ansible
2 137 (23.14%) Puppet
3 93 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (14.19%) Terraform
5 77 (13.01%) Kubernetes
6 60 (10.14%) Nagios
7 28 (4.73%) ZABBIX
8 27 (4.56%) Kibana
9 20 (3.38%) logstash
10 19 (3.21%) SCCM
11 16 (2.70%) Consul
12 14 (2.36%) Check_MK
13 13 (2.20%) Graphite
14 12 (2.03%) Packer
15 11 (1.86%) Grafana
16 10 (1.69%) HAProxy
17 9 (1.52%) SCOM
17 9 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
18 8 (1.35%) Backup Exec
18 8 (1.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 113 (19.09%) New Relic
2 88 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 77 (13.01%) Trend Micro
4 70 (11.82%) VMware
5 60 (10.14%) Oracle
6 48 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.07%) Google
8 27 (4.56%) Cisco
9 25 (4.22%) Splunk
10 24 (4.05%) Atlassian
11 19 (3.21%) AppDynamics
11 19 (3.21%) Citrix
11 19 (3.21%) hybris
12 13 (2.20%) Sophos
13 12 (2.03%) Dell
13 12 (2.03%) HP
13 12 (2.03%) Percona
14 11 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.86%) SaltStack
15 10 (1.69%) IBM