Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 634 728 1002
Rank change year-on-year +94 +274 +87
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 409 417 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% 1.03% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 356 361 148
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £49,375 £43,750 £39,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £110,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,750 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.08% +14.29% +10.53%

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 42,091 40,307 37,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 26.60% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34,251 32,190 31,354
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +116 404 £80,000 +14.29% 65
London +165 290 £90,000 +24.14% 40
UK excluding London +13 120 £55,750 -7.08% 28
North of England +34 44 £60,000 - 11
South East +20 39 £65,000 -10.34% 6
North West +16 33 £57,500 -4.17% 9
East of England +79 18 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Midlands +15 15 £70,000 +27.27%
West Midlands +19 12 £70,000 -17.65%
South West +20 8 £70,000 -6.67% 3
Yorkshire +22 6 £70,000 +27.27% 2
North East - 5 - -
East Midlands +24 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Wales -1 3 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Scotland +38 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 407 (99.51%) AWS
2 293 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (59.90%) Software Engineering
4 243 (59.41%) Java
5 222 (54.28%) Python
6 215 (52.57%) Docker
7 194 (47.43%) Amazon RDS
8 188 (45.97%) Amazon S3
9 182 (44.50%) Serverless
10 180 (44.01%) AWS Lambda
11 168 (41.08%) Amazon EC2
12 164 (40.10%) Web Services
13 160 (39.12%) Finance
14 135 (33.01%) Fixed Income
14 135 (33.01%) Front Office
14 135 (33.01%) Asset Management
14 135 (33.01%) Microservices
15 124 (30.32%) Amazon ECS
16 114 (27.87%) DevOps
16 114 (27.87%) Terraform
17 106 (25.92%) R
17 106 (25.92%) Jenkins
18 105 (25.67%) JavaScript
19 103 (25.18%) PostgreSQL
20 100 (24.45%) Node.js
21 98 (23.96%) Amazon Redshift
22 91 (22.25%) RESTful
23 90 (22.00%) SQL
24 88 (21.52%) Equities
25 78 (19.07%) Git (software)

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 33 (8.07%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.93%) Apache
3 11 (2.69%) GeoServer
4 10 (2.44%) Confluence
5 8 (1.96%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.98%) nginx
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 407 (99.51%) AWS
2 188 (45.97%) Amazon S3
3 182 (44.50%) Serverless
4 180 (44.01%) AWS Lambda
5 168 (41.08%) Amazon EC2
6 124 (30.32%) Amazon ECS
7 77 (18.83%) Azure
8 68 (16.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 60 (14.67%) Amazon Kinesis
10 57 (13.94%) GCP
11 41 (10.02%) OpenShift
12 35 (8.56%) SaaS
13 31 (7.58%) AWS Fargate
13 31 (7.58%) GitHub
14 22 (5.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (4.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (3.42%) AWS CodePipeline
17 13 (3.18%) CloudFront
17 13 (3.18%) Datadog
18 10 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.67%) HTTP
2 8 (1.96%) Network Security
3 6 (1.47%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (47.43%) Amazon RDS
2 103 (25.18%) PostgreSQL
3 98 (23.96%) Amazon Redshift
4 64 (15.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 61 (14.91%) MySQL
6 52 (12.71%) Relational Database
7 48 (11.74%) Big Data
7 48 (11.74%) Redis
8 31 (7.58%) MongoDB
9 25 (6.11%) RDBMS
10 17 (4.16%) Amazon Aurora
10 17 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (3.67%) SQL Server
12 10 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
13 9 (2.20%) Hazelcast
13 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.22%) DataStage
14 5 (1.22%) Electronic Patient Records
14 5 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 106 (25.92%) Jenkins
2 78 (19.07%) Git (software)
3 54 (13.20%) Maven
4 53 (12.96%) Artifactory
5 40 (9.78%) JIRA
6 38 (9.29%) GitLab
7 31 (7.58%) JUnit
8 29 (7.09%) Bitbucket
9 23 (5.62%) Mockito
10 17 (4.16%) DbUnit
10 17 (4.16%) jMock
10 17 (4.16%) SonarQube
11 13 (3.18%) Selenium
12 12 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (2.69%) Cypress.io
13 11 (2.69%) PHPUnit
14 10 (2.44%) webpack
15 8 (1.96%) Gatling
15 8 (1.96%) Gradle
15 8 (1.96%) RStudio
General
1 160 (39.12%) Finance
2 135 (33.01%) Front Office
3 31 (7.58%) Banking
4 30 (7.33%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.18%) Retail
6 5 (1.22%) Marketing
6 5 (1.22%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.73%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (53.55%) Developer
2 132 (32.27%) Software Engineer
3 109 (26.65%) AWS Developer
4 90 (22.00%) Java Developer
5 81 (19.80%) Senior Software Engineer
6 78 (19.07%) AWS Engineer
7 71 (17.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 69 (16.87%) AWS Software Engineer
9 66 (16.14%) Python Engineer
10 65 (15.89%) Python Developer
11 55 (13.45%) Python Software Engineer
12 52 (12.71%) Senior Developer
13 49 (11.98%) J2EE Developer
13 49 (11.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 44 (10.76%) Senior Software Developer
15 43 (10.51%) Java Software Developer
16 38 (9.29%) Senior Python Developer
17 34 (8.31%) Java Engineer
17 34 (8.31%) Java Software Engineer
18 30 (7.33%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (40.10%) Web Services
2 100 (24.45%) Node.js
3 91 (22.25%) RESTful
4 73 (17.85%) AngularJS
5 71 (17.36%) React
6 69 (16.87%) Spring
7 64 (15.65%) CSS
8 63 (15.40%) HTML
9 62 (15.16%) RabbitMQ
10 57 (13.94%) HTML5
11 52 (12.71%) J2EE
12 48 (11.74%) REST
13 43 (10.51%) Kafka
14 39 (9.54%) ActiveMQ
15 38 (9.29%) SOAP
16 37 (9.05%) JSON
17 36 (8.80%) Redux
18 35 (8.56%) J2SE
18 35 (8.56%) Sass
19 33 (8.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 135 (33.01%) Fixed Income
2 88 (21.52%) Equities
3 75 (18.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (16.38%) Derivative
5 54 (13.20%) Greenfield Project
6 43 (10.51%) Hedge funds
7 30 (7.33%) Blog
8 27 (6.60%) Reference Data
9 21 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (4.16%) User Experience
12 8 (1.96%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.47%) Clustering
15 4 (0.98%) Cloud Native
16 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
17 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.87%) Linux
2 31 (7.58%) Unix
3 21 (5.13%) CentOS
3 21 (5.13%) Windows
4 20 (4.89%) Fedora
5 16 (3.91%) Android
5 16 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (59.90%) Software Engineering
3 135 (33.01%) Asset Management
3 135 (33.01%) Microservices
4 114 (27.87%) DevOps
5 71 (17.36%) TDD
6 65 (15.89%) Decision-Making
7 63 (15.40%) Open Source
7 63 (15.40%) Scrum
8 59 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (13.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 55 (13.45%) Mentoring
11 48 (11.74%) Machine Learning
12 41 (10.02%) BDD
13 39 (9.54%) Analytics
13 39 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (9.29%) ETL
14 38 (9.29%) Quantitative Analysis
15 32 (7.82%) Technical Leadership
16 30 (7.33%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 243 (59.41%) Java
2 222 (54.28%) Python
3 106 (25.92%) R
4 105 (25.67%) JavaScript
5 90 (22.00%) SQL
6 52 (12.71%) PHP
7 51 (12.47%) Java 8
8 39 (9.54%) Kotlin
9 35 (8.56%) TypeScript
10 32 (7.82%) Scala
11 22 (5.38%) AspectJ
12 19 (4.65%) Bash Shell
13 16 (3.91%) Go
14 14 (3.42%) Ruby
15 12 (2.93%) C#
16 11 (2.69%) PHP 7
17 10 (2.44%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.96%) C++
18 8 (1.96%) Objective-C
19 7 (1.71%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 26 (6.36%) Degree
2 15 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.24%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) MCSA
6 1 (0.24%) MCSE
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.33%) QA
2 9 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.73%) CDISC
3 3 (0.73%) HL7
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 215 (52.57%) Docker
2 17 (4.16%) Postfix
3 9 (2.20%) Varnish
4 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 114 (27.87%) Terraform
2 74 (18.09%) Kubernetes
3 18 (4.40%) Ansible
3 18 (4.40%) Puppet
4 12 (2.93%) Prometheus
5 9 (2.20%) Istio
5 9 (2.20%) linkerd
6 6 (1.47%) Consul
6 6 (1.47%) StatsD
7 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.73%) Packer
9 1 (0.24%) Kibana
9 1 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.24%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.24%) SCCM
9 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (11.25%) Oracle
2 30 (7.33%) Atlassian
3 23 (5.62%) Google
3 23 (5.62%) Zend
4 21 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 20 (4.89%) Sage
6 9 (2.20%) Talend
7 7 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.71%) Rollbar
8 6 (1.47%) Cisco
9 5 (1.22%) Informatica
9 5 (1.22%) SAP
10 4 (0.98%) Adobe
10 4 (0.98%) F5
10 4 (0.98%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.73%) New Relic
12 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.24%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.24%) Palo Alto