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

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 651 698 997
Rank change year-on-year +47 +299 +81
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 352 439 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.87% 1.08% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 359 413 170
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £46,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £115,000 £90,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +4.35% +25.00%

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 40,522 40,677 40,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.59% 27.48% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32,932 32,479 32,949
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
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 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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +66 341 £70,000 -6.67% 34
London +92 230 £80,000 - 22
UK excluding London +39 120 £50,000 -16.67% 14
Work from Home +12 45 £51,250 -41.43% 5
South East +51 41 £62,500 -9.09% 2
East of England +80 28 £45,000 -25.00% 3
North of England +27 27 £60,000 - 4
Midlands +43 15 £70,000 +33.33%
North West -10 15 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire +51 12 £70,000 +27.27%
West Midlands +35 11 £72,500 +31.82%
South West +41 10 £62,500 -16.67% 3
Scotland +38 4 £25,000 - 2
East Midlands +29 4 £42,500 -10.53%
Wales -8 3 £55,000 -4.35%

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 350 (99.43%) AWS
2 234 (66.48%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (57.10%) Java
4 175 (49.72%) Docker
5 164 (46.59%) Software Engineering
6 162 (46.02%) Python
7 151 (42.90%) Amazon RDS
8 127 (36.08%) Serverless
9 124 (35.23%) AWS Lambda
10 118 (33.52%) Amazon S3
11 114 (32.39%) Web Services
12 113 (32.10%) Amazon EC2
13 111 (31.53%) Microservices
13 111 (31.53%) JavaScript
14 106 (30.11%) PostgreSQL
15 97 (27.56%) Finance
15 97 (27.56%) Jenkins
15 97 (27.56%) DevOps
16 96 (27.27%) Node.js
16 96 (27.27%) Amazon ECS
17 93 (26.42%) TDD
18 91 (25.85%) RESTful
18 91 (25.85%) Terraform
19 84 (23.86%) Spring
20 80 (22.73%) Amazon Redshift
20 80 (22.73%) React
21 79 (22.44%) AngularJS
22 78 (22.16%) Git (software)
23 76 (21.59%) SQL
24 73 (20.74%) Continuous Integration

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 50 (14.20%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (3.98%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.69%) Apache
4 12 (3.41%) Confluence
5 7 (1.99%) GeoServer
6 5 (1.42%) nginx
7 4 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.14%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.57%) CMS
9 2 (0.57%) Gluu
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 350 (99.43%) AWS
2 127 (36.08%) Serverless
3 124 (35.23%) AWS Lambda
4 118 (33.52%) Amazon S3
5 113 (32.10%) Amazon EC2
6 96 (27.27%) Amazon ECS
7 55 (15.63%) Azure
7 55 (15.63%) GCP
8 49 (13.92%) Amazon Kinesis
9 48 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (9.38%) GitHub
11 24 (6.82%) SaaS
12 22 (6.25%) OpenShift
13 19 (5.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (5.40%) AWS Fargate
14 16 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
14 16 (4.55%) AWS CodePipeline
14 16 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (3.69%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.11%) HTTP
2 7 (1.99%) Network Security
3 5 (1.42%) VPN
4 4 (1.14%) Firewall
5 3 (0.85%) Internet
6 2 (0.57%) DNS
6 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.57%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.57%) SSL
6 2 (0.57%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.28%) LAN
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (42.90%) Amazon RDS
2 106 (30.11%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (22.73%) Amazon Redshift
4 64 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 64 (18.18%) MySQL
5 53 (15.06%) Relational Database
6 44 (12.50%) Redis
7 26 (7.39%) Big Data
8 25 (7.10%) Amazon Aurora
9 22 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 20 (5.68%) RDBMS
11 16 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (4.55%) MongoDB
12 15 (4.26%) NoSQL
13 12 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (3.13%) Amazon Athena
15 9 (2.56%) Apache Hive
16 8 (2.27%) Data Lake
16 8 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
17 7 (1.99%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 97 (27.56%) Jenkins
2 78 (22.16%) Git (software)
3 59 (16.76%) Maven
4 38 (10.80%) JIRA
5 35 (9.94%) Bitbucket
6 32 (9.09%) JUnit
7 29 (8.24%) Artifactory
8 27 (7.67%) Mockito
9 21 (5.97%) Selenium
10 20 (5.68%) GitLab
11 17 (4.83%) Cypress.io
11 17 (4.83%) DbUnit
11 17 (4.83%) jMock
11 17 (4.83%) SonarQube
12 16 (4.55%) PHPUnit
13 14 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (3.41%) webpack
15 8 (2.27%) CircleCI
15 8 (2.27%) Gradle
16 7 (1.99%) Travis CI
General
1 97 (27.56%) Finance
2 70 (19.89%) Front Office
3 31 (8.81%) Banking
4 30 (8.52%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.98%) Retail
6 10 (2.84%) Marketing
7 6 (1.70%) Legal
8 5 (1.42%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.85%) Games
9 3 (0.85%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Retail Finance
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 177 (50.28%) Developer
2 81 (23.01%) Software Engineer
3 73 (20.74%) AWS Developer
4 65 (18.47%) Java Developer
5 54 (15.34%) Python Engineer
6 49 (13.92%) AWS Engineer
6 49 (13.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 45 (12.78%) Senior Developer
8 39 (11.08%) Python Software Engineer
9 38 (10.80%) AWS Software Engineer
9 38 (10.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 32 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
11 31 (8.81%) Python Developer
12 30 (8.52%) Data Engineer
12 30 (8.52%) Front Office Developer
13 28 (7.95%) React Developer
14 25 (7.10%) Senior Python Developer
15 24 (6.82%) PHP Developer
16 20 (5.68%) J2EE Developer
16 20 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (32.39%) Web Services
2 96 (27.27%) Node.js
3 91 (25.85%) RESTful
4 84 (23.86%) Spring
5 80 (22.73%) React
6 79 (22.44%) AngularJS
7 70 (19.89%) HTML
8 69 (19.60%) CSS
9 68 (19.32%) RabbitMQ
10 66 (18.75%) HTML5
11 50 (14.20%) REST
12 49 (13.92%) Kafka
13 45 (12.78%) ActiveMQ
13 45 (12.78%) CSS3
14 43 (12.22%) Sass
15 38 (10.80%) Redux
16 35 (9.94%) Spring Boot
17 33 (9.38%) SOAP
18 32 (9.09%) React Native
19 29 (8.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.89%) Fixed Income
2 49 (13.92%) Equities
3 43 (12.22%) Derivative
3 43 (12.22%) Hedge funds
4 36 (10.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (8.52%) Blog
6 14 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.69%) User Experience
8 11 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.84%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.56%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.70%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.42%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.85%) Clustering
13 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.18%) Linux
2 32 (9.09%) Unix
3 17 (4.83%) CentOS
4 16 (4.55%) Fedora
5 15 (4.26%) Android
6 13 (3.69%) Windows
7 12 (3.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.85%) Debian
9 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (66.48%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (46.59%) Software Engineering
3 111 (31.53%) Microservices
4 97 (27.56%) DevOps
5 93 (26.42%) TDD
6 73 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (19.89%) Asset Management
8 69 (19.60%) Scrum
9 61 (17.33%) Open Source
10 54 (15.34%) Artificial Intelligence
11 49 (13.92%) BDD
12 47 (13.35%) Machine Learning
13 44 (12.50%) Decision-Making
14 38 (10.80%) Technical Leadership
15 36 (10.23%) MVC
16 34 (9.66%) Fintech
17 33 (9.38%) Mentoring
18 31 (8.81%) Investment Management
19 30 (8.52%) Portfolio Management
19 30 (8.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 201 (57.10%) Java
2 162 (46.02%) Python
3 111 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 76 (21.59%) SQL
5 67 (19.03%) PHP
6 58 (16.48%) Java 8
7 43 (12.22%) R
8 41 (11.65%) TypeScript
9 35 (9.94%) Kotlin
10 27 (7.67%) AspectJ
10 27 (7.67%) Scala
11 23 (6.53%) Bash Shell
12 16 (4.55%) Go
12 16 (4.55%) PHP 7
12 16 (4.55%) Ruby
13 12 (3.41%) C#
13 12 (3.41%) ES6
14 10 (2.84%) Perl
15 8 (2.27%) PHP 5
16 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (5.68%) Degree
2 12 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.42%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.24%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.85%) CDISC
4 3 (0.85%) HL7
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 175 (49.72%) Docker
2 17 (4.83%) Postfix
3 5 (1.42%) Varnish
4 4 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.57%) iptables
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 91 (25.85%) Terraform
2 64 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 15 (4.26%) Ansible
4 13 (3.69%) Puppet
5 7 (1.99%) Kibana
5 7 (1.99%) Prometheus
6 6 (1.70%) Istio
6 6 (1.70%) linkerd
7 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.42%) Packer
8 4 (1.14%) Consul
8 4 (1.14%) logstash
9 3 (0.85%) StatsD
10 2 (0.57%) Munin
10 2 (0.57%) Nagios
10 2 (0.57%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.28%) Mesos
11 1 (0.28%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.28%) SCCM
11 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (13.64%) Oracle
2 30 (8.52%) Atlassian
3 28 (7.95%) Zend
4 21 (5.97%) Google
5 18 (5.11%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.13%) Talend
7 8 (2.27%) Rollbar
8 7 (1.99%) Adobe
9 6 (1.70%) Cisco
9 6 (1.70%) Informatica
9 6 (1.70%) Microsoft
9 6 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.70%) SAP
10 4 (1.14%) F5
10 4 (1.14%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.14%) New Relic
11 3 (0.85%) Splunk
11 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.57%) Lets Encrypt
13 1 (0.28%) Mapbox