Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 693 781 980
Rank change year-on-year +88 +199 +110
Permanent jobs citing Amazon RDS 531 414 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.98% 0.79% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 451 326 273
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £90,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +17.65%

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 54,138 52,218 64,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.60% 30.69% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45,100 44,518 54,622
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +98 523 £57,500 +15.00% 100
UK excluding London +82 272 £47,500 +11.76% 43
London +17 253 £65,000 - 58
North of England +46 96 £42,500 +11.84% 15
Yorkshire +53 51 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South West +36 48 £45,000 +46.08% 6
South East -7 43 £56,250 +32.35% 11
North West +10 42 £42,500 -19.05% 12
Midlands -2 42 £45,000 +25.00% 3
East of England -28 37 £55,000 +22.22% 7
West Midlands -7 29 £45,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +6 12 £70,000 +100.00% 2
North East -30 3 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Wales +2 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Channel Islands 0 2 £43,750 -32.69%
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 479 (90.21%) Amazon AWS
2 326 (61.39%) Amazon EC2
3 322 (60.64%) Linux
4 265 (49.91%) DevOps
5 244 (45.95%) Amazon S3
6 192 (36.16%) Python
7 177 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 171 (32.20%) Windows
9 170 (32.02%) SQL
10 169 (31.83%) Jenkins
11 162 (30.51%) Ansible
12 153 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 143 (26.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 139 (26.18%) Docker
15 137 (25.80%) MySQL
16 132 (24.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 128 (24.11%) Git (software)
18 117 (22.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 116 (21.85%) Active Directory
20 114 (21.47%) Puppet
21 107 (20.15%) Web Services
22 104 (19.59%) Microsoft
23 103 (19.40%) Amazon ELB
24 101 (19.02%) SQL Server
24 101 (19.02%) CentOS
25 100 (18.83%) Amazon SQS
25 100 (18.83%) Java
26 95 (17.89%) Route 53
27 91 (17.14%) Configuration Management
28 87 (16.38%) Bash Shell

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 71 (13.37%) IIS
2 68 (12.81%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (11.49%) Confluence
4 55 (10.36%) Apache
5 47 (8.85%) nginx
6 31 (5.84%) Drupal
7 27 (5.08%) SharePoint
8 23 (4.33%) Apache Spark
8 23 (4.33%) Tomcat
8 23 (4.33%) WordPress
9 22 (4.14%) Skype for Business
10 16 (3.01%) MS Exchange
11 12 (2.26%) Apache Solr
11 12 (2.26%) Moodle
12 10 (1.88%) NServiceBus
12 10 (1.88%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.94%) CMS
14 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.82%) Magento
2 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 479 (90.21%) Amazon AWS
2 326 (61.39%) Amazon EC2
3 244 (45.95%) Amazon S3
4 153 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 143 (26.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 132 (24.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 117 (22.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 103 (19.40%) Amazon ELB
9 100 (18.83%) Amazon SQS
10 95 (17.89%) Route 53
11 76 (14.31%) AWS Lambda
11 76 (14.31%) Serverless
12 70 (13.18%) CloudFront
13 64 (12.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 55 (10.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 45 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
16 35 (6.59%) Office 365
17 30 (5.65%) Amazon Glacier
18 26 (4.90%) SaaS
19 22 (4.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (16.01%) DNS
2 47 (8.85%) Firewall
3 46 (8.66%) TCP/IP
4 43 (8.10%) VPN
5 40 (7.53%) DHCP
6 28 (5.27%) HTTP
7 27 (5.08%) WAN
8 26 (4.90%) SAN
9 24 (4.52%) LAN
10 20 (3.77%) SSL
11 11 (2.07%) VLAN
12 10 (1.88%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.88%) VoIP
13 9 (1.69%) Network Security
14 7 (1.32%) SSH
14 7 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.13%) DAB
16 5 (0.94%) ICMP
16 5 (0.94%) Internet
16 5 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (25.80%) MySQL
2 101 (19.02%) SQL Server
3 79 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (11.30%) MongoDB
5 47 (8.85%) Amazon Redshift
5 47 (8.85%) NoSQL
6 43 (8.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 42 (7.91%) Redis
8 36 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (6.03%) Amazon Aurora
10 30 (5.65%) Big Data
11 26 (4.90%) Oracle Database
12 24 (4.52%) Relational Database
12 24 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (3.01%) Hadoop
15 15 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (2.26%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 169 (31.83%) Jenkins
2 128 (24.11%) Git (software)
3 80 (15.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 75 (14.12%) JIRA
5 73 (13.75%) TeamCity
6 60 (11.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (3.01%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.82%) gulp
9 14 (2.64%) GoCD
9 14 (2.64%) Selenium
9 14 (2.64%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (1.69%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (1.69%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.69%) Protractor
11 9 (1.69%) Subversion
12 8 (1.51%) Artifactory
12 8 (1.51%) Grunt
12 8 (1.51%) Maven
General
1 69 (12.99%) Finance
2 22 (4.14%) Banking
3 20 (3.77%) Marketing
4 17 (3.20%) Advertising
5 14 (2.64%) Retail
6 9 (1.69%) Legal
7 8 (1.51%) Games
8 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 157 (29.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 99 (18.64%) Developer
3 74 (13.94%) AWS Engineer
4 66 (12.43%) AWS DevOps
5 63 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
6 45 (8.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 40 (7.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 37 (6.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 35 (6.59%) Consultant
9 35 (6.59%) Senior DevOps
10 33 (6.21%) Administrator
11 30 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 30 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 25 (4.71%) DBA
12 25 (4.71%) Platform Engineer
13 24 (4.52%) Senior Developer
14 23 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (3.95%) Azure Consultant
16 20 (3.77%) Architect
17 19 (3.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.15%) Web Services
2 67 (12.62%) LAMP
3 56 (10.55%) AngularJS
4 48 (9.04%) Node.js
5 43 (8.10%) REST
6 42 (7.91%) HTML
7 41 (7.72%) CSS
8 28 (5.27%) HTML5
9 26 (4.90%) .NET
9 26 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
10 23 (4.33%) Sass
11 19 (3.58%) LEMP Stack
12 18 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (3.39%) Spring
13 16 (3.01%) RESTful
14 14 (2.64%) React
15 13 (2.45%) Kafka
16 11 (2.07%) ASP.NET
17 9 (1.69%) Django
17 9 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 64 (12.05%) Data Centre
3 47 (8.85%) Private Cloud
4 43 (8.10%) Fintech
5 33 (6.21%) PKI
6 29 (5.46%) Clustering
7 25 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.71%) Replication
8 20 (3.77%) Public Cloud
9 18 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.32%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.32%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.32%) User Experience
14 6 (1.13%) BBC
14 6 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 322 (60.64%) Linux
2 171 (32.20%) Windows
3 101 (19.02%) CentOS
4 61 (11.49%) Windows Server
5 59 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (9.23%) Unix
7 38 (7.16%) Ubuntu
8 30 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (4.90%) Debian
10 19 (3.58%) Amazon Linux
11 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (2.07%) CoreOS
12 11 (2.07%) Solaris
13 10 (1.88%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.51%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.94%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.38%) SUSE
19 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (49.91%) DevOps
2 177 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 77 (14.50%) High Availability
5 70 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (8.66%) Software Engineering
8 44 (8.29%) Network Virtualisation
9 43 (8.10%) TDD
10 41 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (7.72%) Microservices
10 41 (7.72%) Open Source
11 37 (6.97%) Scrum
12 35 (6.59%) Task Automation
12 35 (6.59%) Web Development
13 34 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 33 (6.21%) ITIL
15 32 (6.03%) Load Balancing
15 32 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 192 (36.16%) Python
2 170 (32.02%) SQL
3 100 (18.83%) Java
4 87 (16.38%) Bash Shell
5 64 (12.05%) PHP
6 54 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 43 (8.10%) Ruby
8 37 (6.97%) C#
9 26 (4.90%) Go
10 22 (4.14%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.77%) TypeScript
12 18 (3.39%) Shell Script
13 16 (3.01%) Jython
14 15 (2.82%) Scala
14 15 (2.82%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.88%) Java 8
16 9 (1.69%) Clojure
16 9 (1.69%) Perl
16 9 (1.69%) R
17 7 (1.32%) ES6
Qualifications
1 75 (14.12%) Degree
2 47 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (8.29%) AWS Certification
4 19 (3.58%) Master's Degree
5 18 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.20%) MCSE
7 13 (2.45%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.88%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.38%) RHCE
11 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.58%) QA
2 14 (2.64%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.26%) SLA
4 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 139 (26.18%) Docker
2 116 (21.85%) Active Directory
3 63 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 44 (8.29%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (3.95%) XenServer
7 16 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (3.01%) Xen
8 11 (2.07%) XenApp
8 11 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.88%) vSphere
10 8 (1.51%) Ceph
11 6 (1.13%) HDFS
11 6 (1.13%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.94%) Squid
13 3 (0.56%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.56%) iptables
13 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.38%) Samba
14 2 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 162 (30.51%) Ansible
2 114 (21.47%) Puppet
3 84 (15.82%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (14.31%) Terraform
5 63 (11.86%) Kubernetes
6 54 (10.17%) Nagios
7 33 (6.21%) SCCM
8 23 (4.33%) Kibana
9 22 (4.14%) logstash
10 19 (3.58%) ZABBIX
11 17 (3.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 17 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
12 14 (2.64%) Backup Exec
13 13 (2.45%) Consul
13 13 (2.45%) Graphite
13 13 (2.45%) SCOM
14 12 (2.26%) Check_MK
14 12 (2.26%) HAProxy
15 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 11 (2.07%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 104 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.75%) New Relic
3 66 (12.43%) VMware
4 54 (10.17%) Oracle
5 47 (8.85%) Red Hat
6 44 (8.29%) Trend Micro
7 31 (5.84%) Google
8 27 (5.08%) Splunk
9 25 (4.71%) Cisco
10 23 (4.33%) Citrix
11 19 (3.58%) Atlassian
12 18 (3.39%) Dell
12 18 (3.39%) HP
13 17 (3.20%) hybris
14 15 (2.82%) Veeam
15 12 (2.26%) AppDynamics
15 12 (2.26%) BT
16 11 (2.07%) CommVault
16 11 (2.07%) Percona
17 10 (1.88%) SaltStack