Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Amazon SQS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 611 693 958
Rank change year-on-year +82 +265 +74
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 240 452 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.85% 1.04% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 245 435 247
Median annual salary £65,000 £77,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +24.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £46,000
90th Percentile £98,000 £119,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.33% +27.39%

Amazon SQS 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 28,327 43,411 42,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.90% 29.57% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23,069 35,257 34,458
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon SQS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Amazon SQS.

Salary trend for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
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 SQS within the UK over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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 +98 230 £65,000 -18.75% 23
London +31 135 £79,000 -7.06% 17
UK excluding London +185 103 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Work from Home +23 43 £56,500 -33.53% 4
North of England +100 31 £63,750 +15.91% 3
South East +138 30 £70,000 +7.69% 3
East of England +127 26 £45,000 -43.75%
Yorkshire +121 20 £66,250 +20.45% 3
North West +55 11 £60,000 -
South West +116 10 £65,000 +36.84%
Scotland +89 6 £25,000 -54.55%
Midlands +84 5 £70,000 +27.27%
West Midlands +67 4 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands +56 1 £47,500 -
Wales +21 1 £50,000 +2.56% 2

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT jobs citing Amazon SQS 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 SQS.

1 240 (100.00%) AWS
2 132 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (47.08%) Java
4 111 (46.25%) Python
5 85 (35.42%) Docker
6 83 (34.58%) Node.js
7 78 (32.50%) DevOps
7 78 (32.50%) Amazon S3
8 77 (32.08%) JavaScript
9 75 (31.25%) Microservices
10 73 (30.42%) Amazon RDS
10 73 (30.42%) TDD
10 73 (30.42%) Serverless
11 70 (29.17%) Jenkins
11 70 (29.17%) AWS Lambda
12 66 (27.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 63 (26.25%) PostgreSQL
14 60 (25.00%) SQL
14 60 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
15 59 (24.58%) Scrum
16 55 (22.92%) Web Services
16 55 (22.92%) Software Engineering
17 54 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
18 53 (22.08%) RESTful
19 52 (21.67%) Spring
20 48 (20.00%) PHP
21 47 (19.58%) Kubernetes
22 46 (19.17%) React
22 46 (19.17%) Terraform
22 46 (19.17%) BDD

Amazon SQS
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 54 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (9.17%) Apache Spark
3 16 (6.67%) Apache
4 11 (4.58%) Apache Airflow
4 11 (4.58%) Confluence
5 4 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.25%) Gluu
6 3 (1.25%) nginx
7 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 240 (100.00%) AWS
2 78 (32.50%) Amazon S3
3 73 (30.42%) Serverless
4 70 (29.17%) AWS Lambda
5 60 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (18.75%) Azure
7 43 (17.92%) GCP
8 41 (17.08%) Amazon ECS
9 38 (15.83%) GitHub
10 32 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 29 (12.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 26 (10.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (8.75%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (6.67%) AWS Step Functions
15 14 (5.83%) SaaS
16 13 (5.42%) AWS Fargate
16 13 (5.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (5.00%) AWS CodePipeline
18 11 (4.58%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) HTTP
2 6 (2.50%) VPN
3 5 (2.08%) Network Security
4 3 (1.25%) Firewall
4 3 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.25%) OpenVPN
4 3 (1.25%) SSL
4 3 (1.25%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (30.42%) Amazon RDS
2 66 (27.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 63 (26.25%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (17.92%) MySQL
5 41 (17.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 32 (13.33%) Amazon Aurora
7 28 (11.67%) Relational Database
8 27 (11.25%) Redis
9 24 (10.00%) Big Data
10 20 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 19 (7.92%) NoSQL
12 16 (6.67%) MongoDB
13 15 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (5.83%) BigQuery
14 14 (5.83%) RDBMS
15 10 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (3.75%) Hadoop
17 8 (3.33%) Data Lake
18 7 (2.92%) Blockchain
18 7 (2.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 70 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 44 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (14.17%) Maven
4 33 (13.75%) Bitbucket
5 21 (8.75%) JIRA
6 18 (7.50%) JUnit
7 17 (7.08%) Mockito
7 17 (7.08%) Selenium
8 15 (6.25%) Cypress.io
8 15 (6.25%) PHPUnit
9 11 (4.58%) DbUnit
9 11 (4.58%) jMock
9 11 (4.58%) SonarQube
10 10 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (4.17%) CircleCI
10 10 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (3.33%) GoCD
12 7 (2.92%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.50%) webpack
14 5 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (14.58%) Finance
2 16 (6.67%) Front Office
3 13 (5.42%) Banking
4 12 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.00%) Marketing
5 8 (3.33%) Games
5 8 (3.33%) Retail
6 6 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.08%) Law
7 5 (2.08%) Legal
8 4 (1.67%) Advertising
8 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.83%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (45.42%) Developer
2 35 (14.58%) AWS Developer
2 35 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.25%) Data Engineer
4 24 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 19 (7.92%) PHP Developer
6 18 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.50%) React Developer
7 14 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (5.83%) SQL Developer
8 13 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (5.42%) Python Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
9 12 (5.00%) Technical Leader
10 11 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
11 10 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (34.58%) Node.js
2 55 (22.92%) Web Services
3 53 (22.08%) RESTful
4 52 (21.67%) Spring
5 46 (19.17%) React
6 43 (17.92%) Kafka
7 39 (16.25%) AngularJS
7 39 (16.25%) RabbitMQ
8 34 (14.17%) REST
9 33 (13.75%) HTML
10 32 (13.33%) CSS
10 32 (13.33%) Spring Boot
11 30 (12.50%) .NET
12 29 (12.08%) HTML5
13 24 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (9.58%) CSS3
14 23 (9.58%) Sass
15 22 (9.17%) Redux
16 20 (8.33%) .NET Core
16 20 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 15 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.00%) Blog
3 12 (5.00%) Derivative
3 12 (5.00%) Equities
3 12 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.50%) User Experience
7 5 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.25%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.92%) Linux
2 18 (7.50%) Unix
3 9 (3.75%) Android
4 6 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.08%) CentOS
5 5 (2.08%) Fedora
6 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.67%) Windows
7 3 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.50%) DevOps
3 75 (31.25%) Microservices
4 73 (30.42%) TDD
5 59 (24.58%) Scrum
6 55 (22.92%) Software Engineering
7 46 (19.17%) BDD
8 45 (18.75%) Fintech
9 44 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (14.58%) Open Source
11 34 (14.17%) Artificial Intelligence
12 31 (12.92%) Machine Learning
13 28 (11.67%) MVC
14 23 (9.58%) Analytics
14 23 (9.58%) Test Automation
15 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
16 19 (7.92%) OO
17 18 (7.50%) Data Science
18 16 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 113 (47.08%) Java
2 111 (46.25%) Python
3 77 (32.08%) JavaScript
4 60 (25.00%) SQL
5 48 (20.00%) PHP
6 30 (12.50%) C#
7 28 (11.67%) Java 8
8 21 (8.75%) Bash Shell
9 19 (7.92%) Kotlin
10 18 (7.50%) Go
10 18 (7.50%) Ruby
10 18 (7.50%) TypeScript
11 15 (6.25%) PHP 7
12 13 (5.42%) Scala
13 12 (5.00%) AspectJ
13 12 (5.00%) PowerShell
14 11 (4.58%) ES6
15 10 (4.17%) Perl
15 10 (4.17%) R
16 5 (2.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.75%) Degree
4 7 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.08%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.50%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) SLA
3 3 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 85 (35.42%) Docker
2 11 (4.58%) Postfix
3 4 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 47 (19.58%) Kubernetes
2 46 (19.17%) Terraform
3 15 (6.25%) Ansible
4 9 (3.75%) Grafana
5 8 (3.33%) Kibana
6 7 (2.92%) Nagios
6 7 (2.92%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.50%) Puppet
8 5 (2.08%) logstash
9 3 (1.25%) Istio
9 3 (1.25%) linkerd
9 3 (1.25%) Munin
9 3 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.25%) OSSEC
9 3 (1.25%) Packer
10 1 (0.42%) Consul
10 1 (0.42%) Marathon
10 1 (0.42%) Mesos
10 1 (0.42%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (9.58%) Oracle
2 21 (8.75%) Splunk
3 19 (7.92%) Atlassian
4 13 (5.42%) Zend
5 12 (5.00%) Google
6 7 (2.92%) SAP
7 6 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.50%) Talend
8 5 (2.08%) Cisco
8 5 (2.08%) Informatica
9 4 (1.67%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.67%) F5
9 4 (1.67%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.67%) Foundry
9 4 (1.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.67%) Palantir
9 4 (1.67%) Rollbar
9 4 (1.67%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.25%) Lets Encrypt