Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 536 634 704
Rank change year-on-year +98 +70 +305
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 334 333 451
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.96% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 259 291 377
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £59,375 £56,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £109,000 £120,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +4.35%

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 34,764 38,409 41,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.18% 34.92% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28,538 31,636 33,458
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,100 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +130 314 £75,000 - 56
London +133 241 £77,500 -3.13% 31
Work from Home -85 94 £80,000 +52.38% 10
UK excluding London +60 84 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South East +54 25 £62,500 +25.00% 6
South West +28 24 £39,250 -25.24% 5
North of England +29 18 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Scotland +17 13 £57,000 +128.00% 3
Yorkshire +2 9 £55,000 -10.20% 4
North West +37 7 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Wales +35 2 £87,500 +59.09% 3
North East - 2 - -
East of England +35 1 £57,500 +21.05% 2
East Midlands +12 1 - - 2
Midlands +10 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 334 (100.00%) AWS
2 185 (55.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 183 (54.79%) Serverless
4 180 (53.89%) AWS Lambda
5 147 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (43.41%) Amazon S3
7 143 (42.81%) Docker
8 138 (41.32%) React
9 136 (40.72%) Amazon RDS
10 135 (40.42%) DevOps
11 133 (39.82%) JavaScript
12 126 (37.72%) Amazon EC2
12 126 (37.72%) Node.js
13 114 (34.13%) Kubernetes
13 114 (34.13%) Microservices
14 106 (31.74%) TypeScript
15 103 (30.84%) Terraform
16 101 (30.24%) Python
17 97 (29.04%) Software Engineering
18 88 (26.35%) MySQL
19 87 (26.05%) Java
20 86 (25.75%) Jenkins
21 77 (23.05%) Git (software)
22 73 (21.86%) PostgreSQL
23 72 (21.56%) Web Services
24 71 (21.26%) TDD
25 65 (19.46%) Finance
25 65 (19.46%) Amazon ECS
26 58 (17.37%) Amazon Kinesis
26 58 (17.37%) AWS CloudFormation

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 28 (8.38%) Confluence
1 28 (8.38%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.29%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (2.99%) CMS
3 10 (2.99%) WordPress
4 9 (2.69%) Apache
5 8 (2.40%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (2.40%) nginx
6 6 (1.80%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 334 (100.00%) AWS
2 183 (54.79%) Serverless
3 180 (53.89%) AWS Lambda
4 145 (43.41%) Amazon S3
5 126 (37.72%) Amazon EC2
6 65 (19.46%) Amazon ECS
7 58 (17.37%) Amazon Kinesis
7 58 (17.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 50 (14.97%) AWS Step Functions
9 48 (14.37%) CloudFront
9 48 (14.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 47 (14.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 35 (10.48%) Azure
11 35 (10.48%) GCP
12 33 (9.88%) AWS CodeBuild
13 30 (8.98%) GitHub
14 28 (8.38%) Amazon EKS
15 22 (6.59%) AWS Fargate
16 21 (6.29%) Route 53
17 20 (5.99%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.29%) HTTP
2 7 (2.10%) AMQP
2 7 (2.10%) DNS
3 6 (1.80%) Internet
4 5 (1.50%) SMTP
5 4 (1.20%) FTP
5 4 (1.20%) SSH
6 3 (0.90%) SAN
7 2 (0.60%) DHCP
7 2 (0.60%) Network Security
7 2 (0.60%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) Firewall
8 1 (0.30%) MQTT
8 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.30%) VPN
8 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (55.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 136 (40.72%) Amazon RDS
3 88 (26.35%) MySQL
4 73 (21.86%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (12.28%) Relational Database
6 40 (11.98%) MongoDB
7 31 (9.28%) NoSQL
8 30 (8.98%) Redis
9 22 (6.59%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (5.99%) SQL Server
11 18 (5.39%) BigQuery
12 10 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.50%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.90%) Informix
16 2 (0.60%) Amazon QuickSight
16 2 (0.60%) MySQL Workbench
16 2 (0.60%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 86 (25.75%) Jenkins
2 77 (23.05%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.38%) JIRA
4 28 (8.38%) Cucumber
5 26 (7.78%) Selenium
6 24 (7.19%) SonarQube
7 23 (6.89%) CircleCI
8 21 (6.29%) Maven
9 18 (5.39%) GitLab
10 15 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (3.29%) JUnit
11 11 (3.29%) Mockito
12 8 (2.40%) Appium
12 8 (2.40%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.40%) WebDriver
13 7 (2.10%) Cypress.io
13 7 (2.10%) Gatling
13 7 (2.10%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.10%) JMeter
14 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (19.46%) Finance
2 36 (10.78%) Front Office
3 27 (8.08%) Public Sector
4 25 (7.49%) Marketing
5 14 (4.19%) Advertising
6 11 (3.29%) Legal
6 11 (3.29%) Local Government
7 7 (2.10%) Automotive
8 6 (1.80%) Banking
8 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.50%) Games
9 5 (1.50%) Retail
10 2 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 161 (48.20%) Developer
2 65 (19.46%) React Developer
3 57 (17.07%) AWS Developer
4 38 (11.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 37 (11.08%) AWS Engineer
5 37 (11.08%) Software Engineer
6 32 (9.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (7.49%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.89%) Java Developer
8 23 (6.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 21 (6.29%) Python Engineer
10 19 (5.69%) Python Developer
11 16 (4.79%) Backend Developer
12 14 (4.19%) Architect
12 14 (4.19%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.89%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (3.89%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.59%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (41.32%) React
2 126 (37.72%) Node.js
3 72 (21.56%) Web Services
4 55 (16.47%) REST
5 54 (16.17%) AngularJS
6 45 (13.47%) .NET
7 43 (12.87%) RESTful
8 40 (11.98%) Vue.js
9 38 (11.38%) Spring
10 35 (10.48%) CSS
11 34 (10.18%) .NET Core
12 27 (8.08%) HTML
13 26 (7.78%) Kafka
14 24 (7.19%) Sass
15 22 (6.59%) Serverless Framework
16 21 (6.29%) React Native
17 18 (5.39%) JSON
18 16 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
18 16 (4.79%) Spring Cloud
19 15 (4.49%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.49%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.69%) User Experience
3 17 (5.09%) Blog
4 16 (4.79%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.80%) Podcast
6 5 (1.50%) NHS
6 5 (1.50%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.50%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.90%) CCTV
8 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.60%) Anti-Piracy
9 2 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.98%) Linux
2 19 (5.69%) Unix
3 12 (3.59%) Ubuntu
4 10 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.80%) Android
5 6 (1.80%) Windows
6 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (44.01%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (40.42%) DevOps
3 114 (34.13%) Microservices
4 97 (29.04%) Software Engineering
5 71 (21.26%) TDD
6 54 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (15.27%) Scrum
8 47 (14.07%) BDD
8 47 (14.07%) Test Automation
9 42 (12.57%) OOP
10 38 (11.38%) Kanban
10 38 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (11.08%) Asset Management
12 36 (10.78%) Investment Management
13 31 (9.28%) Coaching
14 30 (8.98%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (8.08%) Pair Programming
16 25 (7.49%) OO
17 23 (6.89%) Mentoring
18 22 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 133 (39.82%) JavaScript
2 106 (31.74%) TypeScript
3 101 (30.24%) Python
4 87 (26.05%) Java
5 54 (16.17%) SQL
6 49 (14.67%) C#
7 34 (10.18%) Go
8 27 (8.08%) PHP
9 22 (6.59%) ES6
10 21 (6.29%) Bash Shell
10 21 (6.29%) Ruby
11 19 (5.69%) Java 8
11 19 (5.69%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.59%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.69%) Scala
14 6 (1.80%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.30%) C++
15 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (7.19%) Degree
2 8 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.60%) CITP
7 1 (0.30%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) GDPR
2 1 (0.30%) GLBA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.30%) NIST
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (42.81%) Docker
2 4 (1.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 114 (34.13%) Kubernetes
2 103 (30.84%) Terraform
3 21 (6.29%) Grafana
4 14 (4.19%) Prometheus
5 11 (3.29%) Ansible
6 7 (2.10%) Packer
7 6 (1.80%) Consul
8 5 (1.50%) yum
9 3 (0.90%) Kubeflow
9 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.60%) Kibana
10 2 (0.60%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.30%) Puppet
11 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (7.78%) Google
2 10 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.99%) WooCommerce
3 8 (2.40%) Oracle
4 6 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.50%) Spotify
6 4 (1.20%) Cisco
7 3 (0.90%) Adobe
8 2 (0.60%) Alibaba
8 2 (0.60%) Citrix
8 2 (0.60%) SendGrid
8 2 (0.60%) Stackify
9 1 (0.30%) Databricks
9 1 (0.30%) PayPal
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.30%) Veracode