Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 639 862 989
Rank change year-on-year +223 +127 +136
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 478 296 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.08% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 365 263 155
UK median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% +27.27% -8.33%
10th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £95,000 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +14.29%

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 44,184 41,118 35,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.26% 25.23% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36,030 33,118 28,984
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 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 +233 469 £85,000 +21.43% 62
London +258 339 £90,000 +28.57% 37
UK excluding London +58 136 £55,000 -8.33% 27
North of England +67 77 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North West +39 64 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South East +1 26 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Midlands -1 12 £55,000 -33.33% 5
West Midlands +13 11 £55,000 -33.33% 2
North East - 10 - -
East of England +77 8 £80,000 +33.33% 8
South West -3 7 £47,500 -36.67% 4
Scotland +19 5 £55,000 +8.91%
Yorkshire +2 3 £51,250 -14.58% 3
East Midlands +22 1 £47,500 - 3
Wales +13 1 £55,000 -4.35% 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 477 (99.79%) AWS
2 339 (70.92%) Serverless
3 336 (70.29%) AWS Lambda
4 316 (66.11%) Agile Software Development
5 312 (65.27%) Amazon S3
6 278 (58.16%) Python
7 259 (54.18%) Software Engineering
8 243 (50.84%) Amazon RDS
9 242 (50.63%) Amazon EC2
10 220 (46.03%) Java
11 214 (44.77%) Docker
12 205 (42.89%) Finance
13 188 (39.33%) Web Services
14 186 (38.91%) DevOps
15 170 (35.56%) Asset Management
16 150 (31.38%) Amazon ECS
17 149 (31.17%) R
18 148 (30.96%) Fixed Income
18 148 (30.96%) Front Office
19 141 (29.50%) Terraform
20 139 (29.08%) Microservices
21 123 (25.73%) Jenkins
22 114 (23.85%) Kubernetes
23 99 (20.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 95 (19.87%) AWS CloudFormation
25 94 (19.67%) Linux
26 91 (19.04%) Artifactory
27 89 (18.62%) Amazon Redshift
28 87 (18.20%) Big Data
28 87 (18.20%) Node.js

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 46 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.35%) Apache
2 16 (3.35%) Confluence
3 11 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.88%) IIS
5 8 (1.67%) nginx
6 7 (1.46%) GeoServer
7 3 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.42%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) eZ Publish
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 477 (99.79%) AWS
2 339 (70.92%) Serverless
3 336 (70.29%) AWS Lambda
4 312 (65.27%) Amazon S3
5 242 (50.63%) Amazon EC2
6 150 (31.38%) Amazon ECS
7 95 (19.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 87 (18.20%) Azure
9 65 (13.60%) OpenShift
10 52 (10.88%) AWS Fargate
11 47 (9.83%) Amazon Kinesis
12 45 (9.41%) GitHub
12 45 (9.41%) SaaS
13 43 (9.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 41 (8.58%) GCP
15 33 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 33 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 30 (6.28%) CloudFront
16 30 (6.28%) Route 53
17 25 (5.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.51%) HTTP
2 10 (2.09%) FTP
2 10 (2.09%) SMTP
3 8 (1.67%) Internet
3 8 (1.67%) MQTT
3 8 (1.67%) SSH
4 7 (1.46%) DNS
4 7 (1.46%) Network Security
5 6 (1.26%) VPN
6 4 (0.84%) CTI
7 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.42%) SSL
7 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (50.84%) Amazon RDS
2 99 (20.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 89 (18.62%) Amazon Redshift
4 87 (18.20%) Big Data
5 82 (17.15%) MySQL
6 71 (14.85%) MongoDB
7 69 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (8.16%) Amazon Aurora
9 35 (7.32%) Redis
10 32 (6.69%) Amazon Athena
10 32 (6.69%) NoSQL
10 32 (6.69%) Relational Database
11 23 (4.81%) SQL Server
12 19 (3.97%) Presto
13 18 (3.77%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.67%) Amazon QuickSight
16 7 (1.46%) Hazelcast
17 6 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 6 (1.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 123 (25.73%) Jenkins
2 91 (19.04%) Artifactory
3 71 (14.85%) Git (software)
4 56 (11.72%) GitLab
5 43 (9.00%) JIRA
6 25 (5.23%) RStudio
7 24 (5.02%) Selenium
8 20 (4.18%) Brakeman
8 20 (4.18%) CircleCI
8 20 (4.18%) minitest
8 20 (4.18%) RSpec
8 20 (4.18%) RuboCop
9 18 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (3.35%) Bitbucket
10 16 (3.35%) Maven
11 15 (3.14%) JUnit
12 12 (2.51%) Appium
13 10 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.09%) Travis CI
14 9 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 205 (42.89%) Finance
2 148 (30.96%) Front Office
3 5 (1.05%) Banking
3 5 (1.05%) Retail
4 4 (0.84%) Law
4 4 (0.84%) Marketing
5 3 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.21%) Billing
6 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 250 (52.30%) Developer
2 126 (26.36%) Software Engineer
3 116 (24.27%) AWS Developer
4 100 (20.92%) AWS Engineer
5 98 (20.50%) Python Developer
6 85 (17.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 64 (13.39%) Java Developer
8 63 (13.18%) AWS Software Engineer
8 63 (13.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 56 (11.72%) Python Engineer
10 55 (11.51%) Senior Developer
11 49 (10.25%) Java Software Developer
12 48 (10.04%) J2EE Developer
12 48 (10.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 45 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
14 36 (7.53%) Senior Python Developer
14 36 (7.53%) Senior Software Developer
15 35 (7.32%) Python Software Engineer
16 34 (7.11%) Architect
17 30 (6.28%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (39.33%) Web Services
2 87 (18.20%) Node.js
3 71 (14.85%) RESTful
4 65 (13.60%) J2EE
5 60 (12.55%) .NET
6 55 (11.51%) Pandas
7 52 (10.88%) J2SE
8 46 (9.62%) AngularJS
9 45 (9.41%) React
9 45 (9.41%) XML
10 44 (9.21%) CSS
11 43 (9.00%) HTML
12 40 (8.37%) JSON
13 38 (7.95%) Lambda Expressions
14 37 (7.74%) Swagger
15 36 (7.53%) NumPy
15 36 (7.53%) REST
15 36 (7.53%) SciPy
16 32 (6.69%) Ruby on Rails
17 30 (6.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 148 (30.96%) Fixed Income
2 66 (13.81%) Derivative
3 64 (13.39%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (13.18%) Equities
4 63 (13.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (5.65%) Reference Data
7 26 (5.44%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (3.97%) User Experience
9 15 (3.14%) Hedge funds
10 13 (2.72%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.09%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.67%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (1.67%) PKI
12 8 (1.67%) Smart Home
13 6 (1.26%) Clustering
13 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.84%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.67%) Linux
2 38 (7.95%) Windows
3 18 (3.77%) Android
3 18 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.56%) Unix
5 13 (2.72%) CentOS
6 10 (2.09%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.46%) Fedora
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (66.11%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (54.18%) Software Engineering
3 186 (38.91%) DevOps
4 170 (35.56%) Asset Management
5 139 (29.08%) Microservices
6 85 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (16.32%) Mentoring
8 68 (14.23%) Quantitative Analysis
9 62 (12.97%) Decision-Making
10 61 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (12.13%) Analytics
12 48 (10.04%) Computer Science
13 46 (9.62%) Scrum
14 44 (9.21%) Product Roadmap
15 41 (8.58%) Machine Learning
16 38 (7.95%) Test Automation
17 34 (7.11%) TDD
18 33 (6.90%) ETL
19 31 (6.49%) Data Science
19 31 (6.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 278 (58.16%) Python
2 220 (46.03%) Java
3 149 (31.17%) R
4 85 (17.78%) SQL
5 84 (17.57%) JavaScript
6 58 (12.13%) C#
7 34 (7.11%) Ruby
8 27 (5.65%) PHP
8 27 (5.65%) Shell Script
9 25 (5.23%) C++
9 25 (5.23%) TypeScript
10 22 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 22 (4.60%) Scala
11 17 (3.56%) Java 8
12 12 (2.51%) Go
13 10 (2.09%) C
14 9 (1.88%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.05%) PHP 5
16 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (10.67%) Degree
2 13 (2.72%) AWS Certification
3 8 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.21%) ISEB
4 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.69%) QA
2 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 214 (44.77%) Docker
2 23 (4.81%) Varnish
3 15 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.84%) Postfix
6 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 141 (29.50%) Terraform
2 114 (23.85%) Kubernetes
3 58 (12.13%) Ansible
4 27 (5.65%) Puppet
5 17 (3.56%) Packer
6 16 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.51%) Nagios
8 9 (1.88%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.46%) Consul
9 7 (1.46%) Istio
9 7 (1.46%) linkerd
10 3 (0.63%) StatsD
11 2 (0.42%) Kibana
11 2 (0.42%) logstash
12 1 (0.21%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.21%) Salt
12 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (8.37%) Sage
2 20 (4.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.77%) Google
4 15 (3.14%) Atlassian
5 12 (2.51%) Oracle
6 9 (1.88%) New Relic
7 8 (1.67%) Trend Micro
8 7 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.05%) Talend
10 4 (0.84%) Pega
10 4 (0.84%) PubNub
10 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.84%) SAP
10 4 (0.84%) SendGrid
10 4 (0.84%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.63%) Adobe
11 3 (0.63%) Rollbar
12 2 (0.42%) Apple
12 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.42%) Zend