Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 436 546 713
Rank change year-on-year +110 +167 +206
Permanent jobs citing Amazon RDS 892 797 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 1.74% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 723 636 441
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £41,500 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -5.26%

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 35,679 45,842 54,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.85% 28.85% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29,467 37,707 44,809
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon RDS in the UK

Amazon RDS
Top 15 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 8 December 2019. 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 +119 862 £70,000 +7.69% 132
London +144 568 £80,000 +14.29% 77
UK excluding London +35 303 £52,500 -8.70% 69
North of England +63 96 £52,500 -12.50% 19
Midlands -14 79 £52,500 -4.55% 11
South East +15 74 £52,250 -16.40% 15
West Midlands -6 72 £52,500 -4.55% 8
North West +49 67 £55,000 -8.33% 9
South West 0 34 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Yorkshire +35 27 £50,000 - 10
Wales - 11 £37,500 - 5
East Midlands +4 7 £37,500 -42.31% 3
East of England +39 6 £70,000 +16.67% 5
Scotland -1 4 £61,250 +13.95% 9
North East +19 2 £60,358 -26.84%

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 852 (95.52%) AWS
2 487 (54.60%) Amazon S3
3 481 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
4 466 (52.24%) Amazon EC2
5 392 (43.95%) DevOps
6 381 (42.71%) Python
7 370 (41.48%) Java
8 364 (40.81%) AWS Lambda
9 360 (40.36%) Serverless
10 350 (39.24%) Docker
11 339 (38.00%) Software Engineering
12 309 (34.64%) Web Services
13 279 (31.28%) Finance
14 268 (30.04%) Terraform
15 261 (29.26%) Linux
16 246 (27.58%) SQL
17 239 (26.79%) Amazon SQS
18 225 (25.22%) AWS CloudFormation
19 219 (24.55%) Kubernetes
20 191 (21.41%) Ansible
20 191 (21.41%) Windows
21 185 (20.74%) JavaScript
22 184 (20.63%) Jenkins
23 177 (19.84%) Azure
24 170 (19.06%) Asset Management
25 168 (18.83%) Microservices
26 167 (18.72%) Amazon ECS
27 166 (18.61%) Fixed Income
28 163 (18.27%) Front Office
29 150 (16.82%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 61 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (4.82%) IIS
3 41 (4.60%) Confluence
4 37 (4.15%) Apache
4 37 (4.15%) Apache Spark
5 29 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 27 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (2.13%) nginx
9 17 (1.91%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.23%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.12%) GeoServer
12 9 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.56%) Jetty
14 3 (0.34%) JBoss
14 3 (0.34%) Luigi
15 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
15 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 33 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 852 (95.52%) AWS
2 487 (54.60%) Amazon S3
3 466 (52.24%) Amazon EC2
4 364 (40.81%) AWS Lambda
5 360 (40.36%) Serverless
6 239 (26.79%) Amazon SQS
7 225 (25.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 177 (19.84%) Azure
9 167 (18.72%) Amazon ECS
10 150 (16.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 111 (12.44%) OpenShift
12 98 (10.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 86 (9.64%) Amazon ELB
14 72 (8.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 72 (8.07%) Route 53
15 59 (6.61%) GitHub
16 57 (6.39%) SaaS
17 49 (5.49%) Office 365
18 43 (4.82%) CloudFront
19 41 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.17%) DNS
2 39 (4.37%) Firewall
3 37 (4.15%) DHCP
4 36 (4.04%) VPN
5 27 (3.03%) WAN
6 26 (2.91%) TCP/IP
7 24 (2.69%) HTTP
8 23 (2.58%) LAN
9 22 (2.47%) Internet
10 12 (1.35%) SMTP
11 11 (1.23%) FTP
12 9 (1.01%) Network Security
12 9 (1.01%) SSH
13 8 (0.90%) SSL
14 7 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.78%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.78%) WLAN
15 6 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.67%) MPLS
15 6 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (16.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 142 (15.92%) SQL Server
3 140 (15.70%) MySQL
4 108 (12.11%) PostgreSQL
5 100 (11.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 56 (6.28%) NoSQL
7 54 (6.05%) Amazon Aurora
8 52 (5.83%) Redis
9 50 (5.61%) MongoDB
10 47 (5.27%) Big Data
10 47 (5.27%) Relational Database
11 45 (5.04%) Amazon Athena
12 43 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
16 25 (2.80%) Power BI
17 21 (2.35%) MariaDB
18 20 (2.24%) Looker
18 20 (2.24%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 184 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 138 (15.47%) Git (software)
3 77 (8.63%) JIRA
4 73 (8.18%) Artifactory
5 55 (6.17%) Maven
6 45 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (4.48%) GitLab
7 40 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 30 (3.36%) Bitbucket
9 25 (2.80%) RStudio
10 21 (2.35%) Subversion
11 19 (2.13%) JUnit
12 18 (2.02%) Selenium
12 18 (2.02%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.68%) Gatling
13 15 (1.68%) Gradle
14 13 (1.46%) CircleCI
15 12 (1.35%) Spinnaker
16 11 (1.23%) SonarQube
16 11 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 279 (31.28%) Finance
2 163 (18.27%) Front Office
3 23 (2.58%) Retail
4 19 (2.13%) Banking
5 15 (1.68%) Marketing
6 13 (1.46%) Games
7 9 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.78%) Advertising
9 5 (0.56%) Billing
9 5 (0.56%) Legal
9 5 (0.56%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 292 (32.74%) Developer
2 137 (15.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 132 (14.80%) AWS Engineer
4 123 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 103 (11.55%) Architect
6 93 (10.43%) Python Developer
7 92 (10.31%) AWS Developer
7 92 (10.31%) Senior Software Engineer
8 81 (9.08%) Java Developer
9 72 (8.07%) AWS Software Engineer
10 70 (7.85%) Senior Developer
11 61 (6.84%) Python Engineer
12 46 (5.16%) Senior DevOps
13 45 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 44 (4.93%) AWS DevOps
14 44 (4.93%) Java Engineer
15 43 (4.82%) Python Software Engineer
16 42 (4.71%) .NET Developer
17 39 (4.37%) AWS Architect
17 39 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (34.64%) Web Services
2 136 (15.25%) .NET
3 105 (11.77%) Node.js
4 99 (11.10%) JSON
5 98 (10.99%) Spring
6 94 (10.54%) RESTful
7 90 (10.09%) REST
8 81 (9.08%) React
9 70 (7.85%) Spring Boot
10 65 (7.29%) AngularJS
10 65 (7.29%) HTML
11 55 (6.17%) CSS
11 55 (6.17%) J2EE
12 47 (5.27%) NumPy
12 47 (5.27%) Pandas
12 47 (5.27%) SciPy
13 46 (5.16%) XML
14 44 (4.93%) HTML5
15 41 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
16 37 (4.15%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (18.61%) Fixed Income
2 97 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
3 83 (9.30%) Derivative
4 63 (7.06%) Public Cloud
5 62 (6.95%) Linux Command Line
6 61 (6.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 48 (5.38%) Data Centre
8 47 (5.27%) Equities
9 38 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 38 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (3.48%) Private Cloud
10 31 (3.48%) Replication
11 30 (3.36%) Clustering
12 26 (2.91%) Mobile App
13 24 (2.69%) User Experience
14 23 (2.58%) Reference Data
15 22 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (2.02%) Algorithms
17 17 (1.91%) Hedge funds
18 13 (1.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 261 (29.26%) Linux
2 191 (21.41%) Windows
3 55 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.60%) Unix
5 25 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.35%) VMS
7 19 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.91%) CentOS
9 16 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.57%) Android
10 14 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.12%) Fedora
13 9 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.78%) Debian
16 6 (0.67%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
18 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (43.95%) DevOps
3 339 (38.00%) Software Engineering
4 170 (19.06%) Asset Management
5 168 (18.83%) Microservices
6 120 (13.45%) Mentoring
7 103 (11.55%) TDD
8 96 (10.76%) Scrum
9 85 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (8.86%) Computer Science
11 75 (8.41%) Infrastructure as Code
12 74 (8.30%) Configuration Management
12 74 (8.30%) Decision-Making
12 74 (8.30%) Quantitative Analysis
13 69 (7.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 67 (7.51%) Migration
15 59 (6.61%) Analytics
15 59 (6.61%) API Design
16 54 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
17 51 (5.72%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 381 (42.71%) Python
2 370 (41.48%) Java
3 246 (27.58%) SQL
4 185 (20.74%) JavaScript
5 135 (15.13%) R
6 109 (12.22%) C#
7 81 (9.08%) PowerShell
8 66 (7.40%) Bash Shell
9 64 (7.17%) C++
10 63 (7.06%) Scala
10 63 (7.06%) Shell Script
11 54 (6.05%) Ruby
12 42 (4.71%) Go
13 37 (4.15%) Java 8
14 36 (4.04%) T-SQL
15 32 (3.59%) PHP
16 23 (2.58%) TypeScript
17 15 (1.68%) Perl
18 11 (1.23%) Kotlin
19 10 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (7.40%) Degree
2 38 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.91%) AWS Certification
5 25 (2.80%) MCSE
6 19 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.91%) MCSA
9 11 (1.23%) MCP
10 10 (1.12%) CCNA
10 10 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.78%) MCITP
11 7 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.67%) CCA
12 6 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.45%) CCNP
15 2 (0.22%) LPIC
15 2 (0.22%) PhD
16 1 (0.11%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.96%) QA
2 13 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.01%) GDPR
5 8 (0.90%) SLA
6 7 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 350 (39.24%) Docker
2 113 (12.67%) Active Directory
3 70 (7.85%) Hyper-V
4 65 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.24%) XenApp
7 11 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.12%) vSphere
9 7 (0.78%) NFS
9 7 (0.78%) Postfix
10 5 (0.56%) Xen
11 4 (0.45%) Varnish
12 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.22%) Firmware
13 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
14 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 268 (30.04%) Terraform
2 219 (24.55%) Kubernetes
3 191 (21.41%) Ansible
4 102 (11.43%) Puppet
5 81 (9.08%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (5.38%) Packer
7 37 (4.15%) SCCM
8 34 (3.81%) Nagios
9 26 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
10 23 (2.58%) Prometheus
11 19 (2.13%) ZABBIX
12 16 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (1.01%) Consul
13 9 (1.01%) Istio
13 9 (1.01%) Kibana
14 7 (0.78%) Grafana
14 7 (0.78%) logstash
14 7 (0.78%) Mesos
14 7 (0.78%) SCOM
15 6 (0.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 141 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.74%) VMware
3 57 (6.39%) Oracle
4 52 (5.83%) Citrix
5 33 (3.70%) WorldPay
6 25 (2.80%) Tableau
7 23 (2.58%) Google
8 21 (2.35%) AppDynamics
8 21 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 21 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.79%) Cisco
9 16 (1.79%) HP
10 13 (1.46%) SAP
11 12 (1.35%) Meraki
12 11 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.23%) Talend
13 10 (1.12%) Veeam
14 9 (1.01%) ATG
14 9 (1.01%) Dell
15 7 (0.78%) Zend