Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 711 924
Rank change year-on-year +116 +213 +183
Permanent jobs citing Amazon RDS 693 527 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 0.97% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 587 415 293
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +44.74% -15.56% +5.88%

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 51,068 54,359 59,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.11% 30.69% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 41,597 45,239 50,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,206
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.14% +3.02%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +141 672 £60,000 +14.29% 125
London +68 367 £67,500 +3.85% 55
UK excluding London +81 317 £55,000 +44.74% 86
North of England +96 109 £50,000 +25.00% 17
North West +50 66 £60,000 +71.43% 4
South East -4 66 £62,500 +74.83% 21
Midlands +28 55 £52,500 +45.83% 11
South West +35 51 £47,500 +10.47% 12
West Midlands +22 38 £48,750 +35.42% 9
Yorkshire +63 37 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East of England +20 34 £38,750 -26.19% 9
East Midlands +14 16 £65,000 +134.23% 2
Scotland -4 11 £55,000 +15.79% 15
North East -20 6 £38,750 +4.03% 1
Channel Islands -7 2 £43,750 -32.69%
Wales +13 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 667 (96.25%) Amazon AWS
2 443 (63.92%) Amazon EC2
3 416 (60.03%) Linux
4 393 (56.71%) DevOps
5 373 (53.82%) Amazon S3
6 314 (45.31%) SQL
7 291 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
8 261 (37.66%) Jenkins
9 255 (36.80%) Ansible
10 253 (36.51%) Python
11 247 (35.64%) Windows
12 238 (34.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 213 (30.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 209 (30.16%) Git (software)
14 209 (30.16%) MySQL
14 209 (30.16%) Java
15 186 (26.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 172 (24.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 169 (24.39%) Docker
18 165 (23.81%) Puppet
19 164 (23.67%) Serverless
20 162 (23.38%) AWS Lambda
21 156 (22.51%) JIRA
22 150 (21.65%) Amazon SQS
23 141 (20.35%) Bash Shell
23 141 (20.35%) Web Services
24 134 (19.34%) Active Directory
24 134 (19.34%) Terraform
25 124 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
26 123 (17.75%) SQL Server

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
1 103 (14.86%) Confluence
2 96 (13.85%) IIS
3 65 (9.38%) Apache
4 63 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (6.64%) nginx
6 44 (6.35%) Apache Spark
7 43 (6.20%) Drupal
8 38 (5.48%) Tomcat
9 37 (5.34%) WordPress
10 29 (4.18%) CMS
11 25 (3.61%) SharePoint
12 20 (2.89%) MS Exchange
13 17 (2.45%) NServiceBus
14 16 (2.31%) Apache Pig
15 14 (2.02%) JBoss
16 12 (1.73%) Moodle
16 12 (1.73%) Skype for Business
17 9 (1.30%) WildFly
18 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
18 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.58%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.43%) Stata
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.45%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (2.16%) Magento
3 9 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 667 (96.25%) Amazon AWS
2 443 (63.92%) Amazon EC2
3 373 (53.82%) Amazon S3
4 238 (34.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 213 (30.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 186 (26.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 172 (24.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 164 (23.67%) Serverless
9 162 (23.38%) AWS Lambda
10 150 (21.65%) Amazon SQS
11 117 (16.88%) Amazon ELB
12 98 (14.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 97 (14.00%) Route 53
14 89 (12.84%) CloudFront
15 78 (11.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 52 (7.50%) Amazon EMR
16 52 (7.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 52 (7.50%) GitHub
17 37 (5.34%) PaaS
18 36 (5.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (12.27%) DNS
2 55 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 31 (4.47%) WAN
4 29 (4.18%) Network Security
5 27 (3.90%) DHCP
6 26 (3.75%) Firewall
7 25 (3.61%) LAN
8 24 (3.46%) HTTP
8 24 (3.46%) SAN
9 19 (2.74%) VPN
10 17 (2.45%) NAS
11 14 (2.02%) SSL
12 11 (1.59%) VoIP
13 10 (1.44%) Internet
14 9 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.30%) FCoE
14 9 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (1.30%) IPsec
14 9 (1.30%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (30.16%) MySQL
2 123 (17.75%) PostgreSQL
2 123 (17.75%) SQL Server
3 91 (13.13%) MongoDB
4 86 (12.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 77 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 57 (8.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 49 (7.07%) Redis
8 47 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (6.35%) Big Data
10 43 (6.20%) Relational Database
11 39 (5.63%) Amazon Aurora
12 30 (4.33%) MariaDB
13 29 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (3.32%) Apache Hive
14 23 (3.32%) Oracle Database
15 21 (3.03%) Hadoop
16 20 (2.89%) RDBMS
16 20 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (2.16%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 261 (37.66%) Jenkins
2 209 (30.16%) Git (software)
3 156 (22.51%) JIRA
4 110 (15.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 104 (15.01%) TeamCity
6 98 (14.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (3.90%) Subversion
8 26 (3.75%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.89%) Maven
10 15 (2.16%) Liquibase
10 15 (2.16%) Selenium
11 14 (2.02%) GitLab
11 14 (2.02%) gulp
11 14 (2.02%) Jasmine
12 13 (1.88%) GoCD
13 12 (1.73%) Grunt
14 11 (1.59%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
15 10 (1.44%) PHPUnit
15 10 (1.44%) Vagrant
General
1 87 (12.55%) Finance
2 31 (4.47%) Banking
3 23 (3.32%) Retail
4 16 (2.31%) Marketing
5 14 (2.02%) Games
6 13 (1.88%) Publishing
7 10 (1.44%) Legal
8 9 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 201 (29.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 117 (16.88%) AWS Engineer
3 105 (15.15%) Developer
4 77 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 66 (9.52%) Architect
6 64 (9.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 64 (9.24%) Linux Engineer
7 43 (6.20%) Administrator
8 40 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
9 38 (5.48%) Cloud Architect
9 38 (5.48%) DevOps Manager
10 37 (5.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 35 (5.05%) Senior Developer
12 34 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
13 31 (4.47%) DBA
14 28 (4.04%) Java Developer
15 27 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.75%) Consultant
17 24 (3.46%) Support Engineer
18 23 (3.32%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (20.35%) Web Services
2 74 (10.68%) AngularJS
2 74 (10.68%) Node.js
3 67 (9.67%) HTML
4 64 (9.24%) REST
5 58 (8.37%) LAMP
6 55 (7.94%) CSS
7 49 (7.07%) Spring
8 46 (6.64%) .NET
9 38 (5.48%) RabbitMQ
10 36 (5.19%) JSON
11 29 (4.18%) Elastic Stack
12 28 (4.04%) Kafka
13 27 (3.90%) RESTful
14 26 (3.75%) LDAP
15 23 (3.32%) Spring Boot
16 22 (3.17%) jQuery
17 21 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
18 20 (2.89%) Sass
19 18 (2.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.84%) Private Cloud
2 60 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 41 (5.92%) Replication
4 40 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
4 40 (5.77%) Public Cloud
5 36 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.46%) Fintech
8 19 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (2.60%) Clustering
10 16 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.31%) PKI
11 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.59%) User Experience
13 9 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.15%) Cloud Native
14 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
14 8 (1.15%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 416 (60.03%) Linux
2 247 (35.64%) Windows
3 76 (10.97%) CentOS
4 64 (9.24%) Unix
5 56 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (7.07%) Windows Server
7 33 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 19 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (2.45%) Amazon Linux
10 12 (1.73%) Solaris
11 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.15%) DC/OS
13 7 (1.01%) Debian
13 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.87%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.72%) Android
16 4 (0.58%) VMS
16 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (56.71%) DevOps
2 291 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (14.00%) Configuration Management
6 86 (12.41%) Network Virtualisation
7 74 (10.68%) Microservices
8 72 (10.39%) High Availability
9 68 (9.81%) Scrum
10 64 (9.24%) ITIL
10 64 (9.24%) TDD
11 60 (8.66%) Software Engineering
12 58 (8.37%) E-Commerce
13 56 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 53 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
15 50 (7.22%) Analytics
16 49 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
17 48 (6.93%) Test Automation
18 46 (6.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 314 (45.31%) SQL
2 253 (36.51%) Python
3 209 (30.16%) Java
4 141 (20.35%) Bash Shell
5 98 (14.14%) JavaScript
6 77 (11.11%) Ruby
7 68 (9.81%) PHP
8 62 (8.95%) PowerShell
9 48 (6.93%) Shell Script
10 46 (6.64%) Scala
11 45 (6.49%) Go
12 36 (5.19%) C#
13 25 (3.61%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.46%) Perl
15 20 (2.89%) R
16 19 (2.74%) T-SQL
17 18 (2.60%) C++
18 13 (1.88%) Jython
19 12 (1.73%) TypeScript
20 8 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 79 (11.40%) Degree
2 75 (10.82%) AWS Certification
3 37 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (3.03%) MCSA
8 18 (2.60%) Master's Degree
9 14 (2.02%) MCSE
10 4 (0.58%) CCA
10 4 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.29%) CCAA
12 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.29%) RHCE
12 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.64%) QA
2 12 (1.73%) SLA
3 7 (1.01%) GCP
4 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) GDPR
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.29%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 169 (24.39%) Docker
2 134 (19.34%) Active Directory
3 89 (12.84%) Virtual Machines
4 75 (10.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (4.33%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.16%) Xen
7 14 (2.02%) HDFS
7 14 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.59%) VMware Server
9 10 (1.44%) XenServer
10 9 (1.30%) Samba
11 7 (1.01%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.72%) vSphere
13 4 (0.58%) iptables
13 4 (0.58%) KVM
13 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.43%) LXC
14 3 (0.43%) XenApp
15 2 (0.29%) RHEV
15 2 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 255 (36.80%) Ansible
2 165 (23.81%) Puppet
3 134 (19.34%) Terraform
4 124 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (16.02%) Kubernetes
6 52 (7.50%) Nagios
7 35 (5.05%) ZABBIX
8 25 (3.61%) Kibana
9 16 (2.31%) logstash
9 16 (2.31%) Oozie
10 15 (2.16%) Grafana
11 14 (2.02%) Mesos
12 13 (1.88%) Graphite
12 13 (1.88%) Packer
12 13 (1.88%) Prometheus
12 13 (1.88%) SCOM
13 12 (1.73%) Check_MK
13 12 (1.73%) Consul
13 12 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 122 (17.60%) New Relic
2 95 (13.71%) Microsoft
3 86 (12.41%) Oracle
4 85 (12.27%) Trend Micro
4 85 (12.27%) VMware
5 55 (7.94%) Red Hat
6 34 (4.91%) Atlassian
7 32 (4.62%) Cisco
8 31 (4.47%) Google
9 22 (3.17%) Splunk
10 21 (3.03%) Citrix
10 21 (3.03%) SaltStack
11 20 (2.89%) WorldPay
12 17 (2.45%) AppDynamics
13 16 (2.31%) hybris
13 16 (2.31%) Sophos
14 14 (2.02%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.59%) Capita
15 11 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.44%) EMC