Period
to 19 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 441 537 654
Rank change year-on-year +96 +117 +269
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 799 166 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.54% 0.85% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 400 134 384
10th Percentile £43,000 £45,000 £52,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £67,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% -18.18% +32.00%
75th Percentile £115,000 £79,313 £105,000
90th Percentile £135,000 £98,750 £140,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 51,866 19,582 44,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.09% 39.28% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36,365 16,431 36,315
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 19 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 +110 746 £85,000 +25.93% 83
London +84 610 £85,000 +21.43% 49
Work from Home -138 190 £85,000 +36.00% 20
UK excluding London -135 157 £50,000 -20.00% 48
South East -120 52 £51,000 -29.66% 4
North of England -116 30 £50,000 -23.08% 13
South West -66 28 £40,000 -36.00% 7
North West -56 25 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Scotland -76 24 £47,500 +26.67% 7
Midlands -105 19 £58,750 +23.68% 5
East Midlands -59 13 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands - 6 £67,500 - 5
East of England -96 4 - - 5
Yorkshire -119 4 £55,000 -15.38% 4
North East - 1 £47,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 19 September 2021, 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.

1 799 (100.00%) AWS
2 501 (62.70%) Serverless
3 481 (60.20%) AWS Lambda
4 459 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
5 458 (57.32%) Amazon S3
6 447 (55.94%) React
7 429 (53.69%) JavaScript
8 428 (53.57%) Software Engineering
8 428 (53.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 400 (50.06%) Docker
10 378 (47.31%) Node.js
11 374 (46.81%) Amazon RDS
12 353 (44.18%) TypeScript
13 350 (43.80%) Terraform
14 348 (43.55%) Full Stack Development
15 329 (41.18%) Kubernetes
16 285 (35.67%) Python
17 259 (32.42%) Microservices
18 257 (32.17%) Finance
19 223 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
20 218 (27.28%) DevOps
21 212 (26.53%) Web Services
22 189 (23.65%) Amazon EC2
22 189 (23.65%) Amazon ECS
23 186 (23.28%) Git (software)
24 184 (23.03%) SQL
25 181 (22.65%) AWS Step Functions
26 174 (21.78%) Java
27 173 (21.65%) MySQL
28 161 (20.15%) Investment Management

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
1 121 (15.14%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 35 (4.38%) Apache
4 29 (3.63%) Confluence
5 28 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (2.75%) WordPress
7 18 (2.25%) nginx
8 15 (1.88%) Jupyter
9 14 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (1.25%) CMS
11 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.75%) Traefik
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) Jetty
12 1 (0.13%) Luigi
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 28 (3.50%) Magento
2 20 (2.50%) Shopify
3 10 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 799 (100.00%) AWS
2 501 (62.70%) Serverless
3 481 (60.20%) AWS Lambda
4 458 (57.32%) Amazon S3
5 189 (23.65%) Amazon EC2
5 189 (23.65%) Amazon ECS
6 181 (22.65%) AWS Step Functions
7 143 (17.90%) GitHub
8 118 (14.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 104 (13.02%) CloudFront
9 104 (13.02%) GCP
10 102 (12.77%) SaaS
11 96 (12.02%) Azure
12 60 (7.51%) AWS Fargate
13 58 (7.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 53 (6.63%) Amazon EKS
14 53 (6.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 50 (6.26%) Amazon Kinesis
16 40 (5.01%) GitHub Actions
17 35 (4.38%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.26%) HTTP
2 27 (3.38%) Internet
3 15 (1.88%) MQTT
4 6 (0.75%) DNS
4 6 (0.75%) RTP
4 6 (0.75%) SMTP
5 4 (0.50%) SSH
6 3 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (0.38%) SMS
6 3 (0.38%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) AMQP
7 2 (0.25%) FTP
7 2 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.13%) SAN
8 1 (0.13%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (53.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 374 (46.81%) Amazon RDS
3 223 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
4 173 (21.65%) MySQL
5 144 (18.02%) Redis
6 112 (14.02%) Relational Database
7 96 (12.02%) NoSQL
8 57 (7.13%) MongoDB
9 53 (6.63%) Big Data
10 46 (5.76%) SQL Server
11 41 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
11 41 (5.13%) BigQuery
12 36 (4.51%) Amazon Redshift
13 27 (3.38%) Data Lake
14 24 (3.00%) RDBMS
15 22 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.88%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
18 11 (1.38%) Couchbase
18 11 (1.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 186 (23.28%) Git (software)
2 108 (13.52%) Cypress.io
3 86 (10.76%) Jenkins
4 83 (10.39%) Selenium
5 56 (7.01%) GitLab
6 55 (6.88%) CircleCI
7 53 (6.63%) JIRA
8 52 (6.51%) Postman
9 38 (4.76%) SonarQube
10 36 (4.51%) Bitbucket
10 36 (4.51%) WebDriver
11 33 (4.13%) Appium
12 31 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 29 (3.63%) Cucumber
14 22 (2.75%) Maven
15 19 (2.38%) SoapUI
16 18 (2.25%) JUnit
17 16 (2.00%) JMeter
18 15 (1.88%) Log4Net
18 15 (1.88%) NUnit
General
1 257 (32.17%) Finance
2 157 (19.65%) Front Office
3 76 (9.51%) Social Skills
4 64 (8.01%) Retail
5 63 (7.88%) Games
6 56 (7.01%) Legal
7 47 (5.88%) Public Sector
8 40 (5.01%) Banking
9 35 (4.38%) Law
10 33 (4.13%) Marketing
11 30 (3.75%) Presentation Skills
12 29 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (3.50%) Local Government
14 19 (2.38%) Telecoms
15 13 (1.63%) Advertising
15 13 (1.63%) Financial Institution
16 12 (1.50%) Automotive
17 9 (1.13%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
18 5 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 344 (43.05%) Developer
2 265 (33.17%) Software Engineer
3 157 (19.65%) React Developer
4 103 (12.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 82 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 74 (9.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 70 (8.76%) AWS Developer
8 49 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
9 36 (4.51%) Backend Developer
9 36 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 36 (4.51%) Java Developer
9 36 (4.51%) Lead Software Engineer
10 32 (4.01%) Quality Engineer
11 30 (3.75%) Senior Developer
12 21 (2.63%) Python Engineer
13 18 (2.25%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (1.88%) Data Engineer
14 15 (1.88%) Data Scientist
14 15 (1.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 14 (1.75%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (55.94%) React
2 378 (47.31%) Node.js
3 212 (26.53%) Web Services
4 157 (19.65%) Material-UI
5 120 (15.02%) REST
6 105 (13.14%) AngularJS
7 89 (11.14%) .NET
8 86 (10.76%) CSS
9 83 (10.39%) Kafka
10 82 (10.26%) React Native
11 80 (10.01%) GraphQL
12 72 (9.01%) HTML
13 70 (8.76%) RabbitMQ
14 69 (8.64%) Redux
15 65 (8.14%) .NET Core
16 58 (7.26%) Jest
17 51 (6.38%) Vue.js
18 47 (5.88%) Spring
19 45 (5.63%) Sass
20 44 (5.51%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.39%) User Experience
2 71 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 48 (6.01%) Legacy Systems
4 47 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (3.50%) Blog
7 23 (2.88%) Legacy Code
7 23 (2.88%) Renewable Energy
8 20 (2.50%) Cloud Native
8 20 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (2.25%) NHS
10 15 (1.88%) Legacy Applications
11 11 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
13 9 (1.13%) W3C
14 7 (0.88%) MPEG
14 7 (0.88%) Social Media
14 7 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.26%) Linux
2 59 (7.38%) Android
2 59 (7.38%) Apple iOS
3 45 (5.63%) Unix
4 29 (3.63%) Windows
5 14 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.38%) CentOS
6 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 348 (43.55%) Full Stack Development
4 259 (32.42%) Microservices
5 218 (27.28%) DevOps
6 161 (20.15%) Investment Management
7 158 (19.77%) Asset Management
8 142 (17.77%) Test Automation
9 132 (16.52%) TDD
10 131 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (15.52%) Scrum
12 103 (12.89%) Mentoring
13 101 (12.64%) BDD
14 95 (11.89%) Analytics
15 94 (11.76%) Data Science
15 94 (11.76%) Event-Driven
16 93 (11.64%) Pair Programming
17 90 (11.26%) Infrastructure as Code
18 89 (11.14%) Kanban
19 68 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 429 (53.69%) JavaScript
2 353 (44.18%) TypeScript
3 285 (35.67%) Python
4 184 (23.03%) SQL
5 174 (21.78%) Java
6 117 (14.64%) C#
7 78 (9.76%) PHP
8 77 (9.64%) Go
9 52 (6.51%) ES6
9 52 (6.51%) Ruby
10 45 (5.63%) Bash Shell
11 36 (4.51%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.88%) C++
13 14 (1.75%) Java 11
14 13 (1.63%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.50%) Java 8
16 10 (1.25%) Scala
17 8 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.88%) Clojure
19 5 (0.63%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 45 (5.63%) Degree
2 15 (1.88%) SC Cleared
2 15 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.00%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.63%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.50%) CITP
6 4 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.38%) CISSP
7 3 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (13.27%) QA
2 9 (1.13%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.00%) ISO 13485
3 8 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.88%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.13%) SEPA
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 400 (50.06%) Docker
2 12 (1.50%) Postfix
3 6 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 350 (43.80%) Terraform
2 329 (41.18%) Kubernetes
3 32 (4.01%) Grafana
4 27 (3.38%) Ansible
5 20 (2.50%) Pingdom
6 19 (2.38%) Kibana
7 17 (2.13%) logstash
8 16 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.00%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.88%) HAProxy
9 15 (1.88%) Opsgenie
10 13 (1.63%) Packer
11 12 (1.50%) yum
12 11 (1.38%) MIIS
13 10 (1.25%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.88%) Consul
15 6 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (0.75%) Rancher
16 5 (0.63%) linkerd
16 5 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (10.64%) Google
2 35 (4.38%) New Relic
3 24 (3.00%) Instagram
4 19 (2.38%) YouTube
5 16 (2.00%) Oracle
6 12 (1.50%) Spotify
7 11 (1.38%) Sun
8 10 (1.25%) Splunk
9 9 (1.13%) Cisco
10 8 (1.00%) WooCommerce
11 7 (0.88%) Apple
12 6 (0.75%) PagerDuty
12 6 (0.75%) SendGrid
12 6 (0.75%) Stackify
12 6 (0.75%) VMware
13 5 (0.63%) Facebook
13 5 (0.63%) SAP
13 5 (0.63%) Talend
14 4 (0.50%) Microsoft
14 4 (0.50%) MicroStrategy