Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 474 577 607
Rank change year-on-year +103 +30 +169
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 804 202 480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.43% 0.77% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 388 174 392
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £52,050
25th Percentile £63,750 £52,813 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £70,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +21.43%
75th Percentile £105,000 £81,250 £118,750
90th Percentile £126,250 £90,000 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -8.33%

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 56,211 26,191 42,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.62% 41.27% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38,294 22,326 35,138
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
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 SQS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +101 706 £82,500 +17.86% 88
London +16 477 £85,000 +17.24% 56
Work from Home -27 243 £85,000 +21.43% 18
UK excluding London -25 226 £62,500 +13.64% 49
South East -30 84 £60,000 -4.00% 5
South West 0 57 £67,500 +64.63% 7
North of England -105 40 £50,000 -9.09% 12
North West -51 33 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Midlands -75 22 £62,500 - 6
West Midlands - 13 £62,500 - 3
East of England -86 10 - - 2
East Midlands -48 9 £57,500 - 3
Scotland -68 7 £70,000 +47.37% 13
Wales -43 6 £67,500 -22.86% 4
Yorkshire -78 6 £65,000 +44.44% 4
North East -30 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 804 (100.00%) AWS
2 527 (65.55%) Serverless
3 516 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
4 508 (63.18%) AWS Lambda
5 464 (57.71%) Software Engineering
6 462 (57.46%) Amazon S3
7 439 (54.60%) CI/CD
8 401 (49.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 391 (48.63%) Python
10 387 (48.13%) Docker
11 355 (44.15%) React
12 348 (43.28%) JavaScript
13 344 (42.79%) Terraform
14 341 (42.41%) Node.js
15 336 (41.79%) Amazon RDS
16 299 (37.19%) Kubernetes
17 293 (36.44%) Full Stack Development
18 292 (36.32%) TypeScript
19 287 (35.70%) DevOps
20 269 (33.46%) Amazon EC2
21 262 (32.59%) Microservices
22 238 (29.60%) Java
23 228 (28.36%) Finance
24 211 (26.24%) Git (software)
25 203 (25.25%) PostgreSQL
26 202 (25.12%) MySQL
27 195 (24.25%) SQL
28 174 (21.64%) AWS CloudFormation
29 170 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
30 167 (20.77%) Amazon ECS

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
1 122 (15.17%) Elasticsearch
2 89 (11.07%) Apache
3 41 (5.10%) Apache Airflow
4 40 (4.98%) Confluence
5 39 (4.85%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.99%) nginx
7 15 (1.87%) CMS
8 14 (1.74%) Jupyter
9 12 (1.49%) Traefik
10 10 (1.24%) WordPress
11 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.50%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.50%) OpenWhisk
14 2 (0.25%) SAS
15 1 (0.12%) Apache Pulsar
15 1 (0.12%) Jetty
15 1 (0.12%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Magento
2 12 (1.49%) Shopify
3 6 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 804 (100.00%) AWS
2 527 (65.55%) Serverless
3 508 (63.18%) AWS Lambda
4 462 (57.46%) Amazon S3
5 269 (33.46%) Amazon EC2
6 174 (21.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 167 (20.77%) Amazon ECS
8 166 (20.65%) AWS Step Functions
9 153 (19.03%) GitHub
10 143 (17.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 141 (17.54%) Azure
12 109 (13.56%) Amazon EKS
12 109 (13.56%) SaaS
13 97 (12.06%) GCP
14 94 (11.69%) CloudFront
15 86 (10.70%) Amazon Kinesis
16 80 (9.95%) GitHub Actions
17 65 (8.08%) AWS Fargate
18 62 (7.71%) Amazon EMR
19 55 (6.84%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.72%) HTTP
2 50 (6.22%) Cisco IPT
3 25 (3.11%) MQTT
4 12 (1.49%) Internet
5 7 (0.87%) IPv6
5 7 (0.87%) RTSP
5 7 (0.87%) SSH
5 7 (0.87%) UPnP
6 6 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.75%) Network Security
7 5 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.37%) VPN
9 2 (0.25%) DNS
9 2 (0.25%) RTP
9 2 (0.25%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.12%) AMQP
10 1 (0.12%) Firewall
10 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (49.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 336 (41.79%) Amazon RDS
3 203 (25.25%) PostgreSQL
4 202 (25.12%) MySQL
5 164 (20.40%) Redis
6 138 (17.16%) NoSQL
7 113 (14.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 92 (11.44%) Big Data
9 88 (10.95%) Relational Database
10 86 (10.70%) MongoDB
11 80 (9.95%) Amazon Aurora
12 65 (8.08%) Data Lake
13 60 (7.46%) Amazon Athena
14 53 (6.59%) Electronic Patient Records
15 36 (4.48%) BigQuery
16 31 (3.86%) SQL Server
17 30 (3.73%) RDBMS
18 26 (3.23%) Couchbase
19 19 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 211 (26.24%) Git (software)
2 155 (19.28%) Jenkins
3 74 (9.20%) Bitbucket
4 63 (7.84%) Cypress.io
5 62 (7.71%) CircleCI
6 60 (7.46%) JIRA
7 56 (6.97%) Selenium
8 48 (5.97%) GitLab
9 35 (4.35%) Postman
10 34 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 30 (3.73%) Artifactory
12 25 (3.11%) JUnit
12 25 (3.11%) SonarQube
13 21 (2.61%) WebDriver
14 20 (2.49%) JMeter
14 20 (2.49%) SoapUI
15 19 (2.36%) Log4Net
15 19 (2.36%) Maven
15 19 (2.36%) Moq
15 19 (2.36%) NUnit
General
1 228 (28.36%) Finance
2 115 (14.30%) Social Skills
3 112 (13.93%) Front Office
4 91 (11.32%) Retail
5 39 (4.85%) Banking
6 29 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.23%) Games
8 15 (1.87%) Public Sector
9 14 (1.74%) Law
10 12 (1.49%) Marketing
11 10 (1.24%) Legal
12 9 (1.12%) Back Office
13 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.75%) Automotive
15 5 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
15 5 (0.62%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.50%) Advertising
16 4 (0.50%) Local Government
17 3 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 301 (37.44%) Software Engineer
2 245 (30.47%) Developer
3 104 (12.94%) React Developer
4 90 (11.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 85 (10.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 71 (8.83%) AWS Engineer
7 69 (8.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 67 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 65 (8.08%) Data Engineer
10 61 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 55 (6.84%) Security Engineer
12 46 (5.72%) AWS DevOps
13 39 (4.85%) Senior Data Engineer
14 37 (4.60%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 36 (4.48%) Senior Developer
16 35 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
17 30 (3.73%) Architect
18 28 (3.48%) Senior DevOps
19 26 (3.23%) PHP Developer
20 25 (3.11%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (44.15%) React
2 341 (42.41%) Node.js
3 166 (20.65%) Kafka
4 126 (15.67%) .NET
5 123 (15.30%) CSS
6 103 (12.81%) AngularJS
6 103 (12.81%) REST
7 96 (11.94%) HTML
8 94 (11.69%) RabbitMQ
9 90 (11.19%) Material-UI
10 81 (10.07%) GraphQL
11 78 (9.70%) React Native
12 73 (9.08%) RESTful
13 71 (8.83%) Elastic Stack
14 66 (8.21%) .NET Core
15 59 (7.34%) ActiveMQ
16 55 (6.84%) Symfony
16 55 (6.84%) Vue.js
17 53 (6.59%) Redux
18 49 (6.09%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.71%) User Experience
2 58 (7.21%) Algorithms
3 53 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.85%) Legacy Code
5 37 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.61%) Cloud Native
7 17 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (1.62%) Clustering
9 13 (1.62%) Renewable Energy
10 12 (1.49%) Social Media
11 11 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
12 10 (1.24%) Blog
12 10 (1.24%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.12%) NHS
13 9 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.00%) e-Learning
15 6 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 137 (17.04%) Linux
2 56 (6.97%) Android
3 53 (6.59%) Apple iOS
4 48 (5.97%) Windows
5 36 (4.48%) Ubuntu
6 25 (3.11%) Unix
7 5 (0.62%) OpenWrt
7 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.37%) VMS
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (57.71%) Software Engineering
3 439 (54.60%) CI/CD
4 293 (36.44%) Full Stack Development
5 287 (35.70%) DevOps
6 262 (32.59%) Microservices
7 170 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
8 154 (19.15%) TDD
9 134 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 131 (16.29%) Scrum
11 113 (14.05%) Analytics
11 113 (14.05%) Asset Management
12 106 (13.18%) Machine Learning
13 100 (12.44%) BDD
14 99 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
15 98 (12.19%) Event-Driven
16 93 (11.57%) Investment Management
17 91 (11.32%) Fintech
18 90 (11.19%) SDLC
19 83 (10.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 391 (48.63%) Python
2 348 (43.28%) JavaScript
3 292 (36.32%) TypeScript
4 238 (29.60%) Java
5 195 (24.25%) SQL
6 147 (18.28%) Go
7 109 (13.56%) C#
8 98 (12.19%) PHP
9 91 (11.32%) PowerShell
10 87 (10.82%) Bash
11 62 (7.71%) Scala
12 39 (4.85%) ES6
13 33 (4.10%) Ruby
14 26 (3.23%) C++
15 24 (2.99%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.87%) Java 8
17 9 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.87%) C
19 6 (0.75%) Apple Swift
19 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (9.08%) Degree
2 60 (7.46%) AWS Certification
3 56 (6.97%) CISSP
4 50 (6.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 50 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (2.24%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.87%) CCSP
8 8 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (0.75%) GIAC
10 6 (0.75%) OSCP
11 5 (0.62%) SANS
12 4 (0.50%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.50%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (12.44%) QA
2 12 (1.49%) Accessibility
3 10 (1.24%) SEPA
4 8 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.50%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.50%) ISO 13485
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 387 (48.13%) Docker
2 12 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.12%) Postfix
4 4 (0.50%) Ceph
4 4 (0.50%) NFS
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 344 (42.79%) Terraform
2 299 (37.19%) Kubernetes
3 71 (8.83%) Grafana
4 64 (7.96%) Ansible
5 47 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (4.85%) Puppet
7 23 (2.86%) Kibana
8 20 (2.49%) logstash
8 20 (2.49%) ZABBIX
9 19 (2.36%) HAProxy
9 19 (2.36%) Opsgenie
9 19 (2.36%) Pingdom
10 17 (2.11%) Prometheus
11 15 (1.87%) MIIS
12 13 (1.62%) Consul
12 13 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
12 13 (1.62%) Packer
13 12 (1.49%) Rancher
14 11 (1.37%) Opsview
15 6 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 77 (9.58%) New Relic
2 76 (9.45%) Google
3 58 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 54 (6.72%) Databricks
5 28 (3.48%) Oracle
6 17 (2.11%) Zend
7 15 (1.87%) ServiceNow
7 15 (1.87%) Sun
8 14 (1.74%) Splunk
9 13 (1.62%) Rakuten
10 12 (1.49%) VMware
11 8 (1.00%) HP
11 8 (1.00%) Xero
12 6 (0.75%) Okta
12 6 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.75%) Spotify
13 5 (0.62%) Adobe
13 5 (0.62%) Apple
13 5 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.62%) Talend