Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 753 965 1085
Rank change year-on-year +212 +120 +134
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 364 209 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 316 140 84
UK median annual salary £70,000 £56,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.35% -5.42% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £28,525
90th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.11% -7.50%

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 37,552 34,191 23,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.85% 19.84% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29,970 28,300 19,893
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Top 14 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 15 January 2019. 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 +203 349 £70,000 +21.74% 67
London +119 179 £72,500 +7.41% 47
UK excluding London +117 179 £60,000 +20.00% 25
South East +62 69 £65,000 +18.18% 6
North of England +65 57 £60,000 +50.00% 9
North West +59 56 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Midlands +83 48 £55,000 +66.67% 2
West Midlands +77 41 £85,000 -
South West +6 20 £75,000 +63.04% 2
East of England +21 9 £60,000 -4.00% 1
East Midlands +15 7 £47,500 +43.94% 2
Scotland -3 3 - - 2
Wales 0 2 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Yorkshire +31 1 £55,000 -15.38% 4

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 351 (96.43%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (63.74%) Amazon EC2
3 222 (60.99%) Amazon S3
4 212 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (57.69%) Amazon RDS
6 190 (52.20%) DevOps
7 179 (49.18%) Linux
8 170 (46.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 169 (46.43%) SQL
10 163 (44.78%) Git (software)
10 163 (44.78%) AWS Lambda
11 154 (42.31%) Serverless
12 153 (42.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 149 (40.93%) Python
14 147 (40.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 135 (37.09%) Jenkins
16 128 (35.16%) Windows
17 127 (34.89%) Active Directory
17 127 (34.89%) Ansible
18 126 (34.62%) Azure Active Directory
18 126 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
19 106 (29.12%) TeamCity
20 102 (28.02%) New Relic
21 101 (27.75%) Octopus Deploy
22 100 (27.47%) Java
23 99 (27.20%) IIS
24 98 (26.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 97 (26.65%) JIRA
26 96 (26.37%) Virtual Machines
27 94 (25.82%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 99 (27.20%) IIS
2 92 (25.27%) Confluence
3 41 (11.26%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (5.22%) Apache Spark
5 14 (3.85%) Apache
5 14 (3.85%) nginx
6 4 (1.10%) Tornado
7 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.55%) SAS
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 351 (96.43%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (63.74%) Amazon EC2
3 222 (60.99%) Amazon S3
4 170 (46.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 163 (44.78%) AWS Lambda
6 154 (42.31%) Serverless
7 153 (42.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 147 (40.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 126 (34.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 63 (17.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 41 (11.26%) Amazon Kinesis
12 38 (10.44%) SaaS
13 36 (9.89%) Amazon EMR
14 33 (9.07%) Google Cloud Platform
14 33 (9.07%) Route 53
15 25 (6.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 25 (6.87%) Office 365
16 24 (6.59%) AWS CloudTrail
17 21 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
18 20 (5.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.79%) Network Security
2 21 (5.77%) DNS
3 17 (4.67%) Firewall
3 17 (4.67%) VPN
4 11 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.75%) DHCP
6 5 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.37%) SMS
7 4 (1.10%) HTTP
7 4 (1.10%) Internet
8 2 (0.55%) FTP
8 2 (0.55%) SMTP
8 2 (0.55%) SSL
9 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.27%) LAN
9 1 (0.27%) NAS
9 1 (0.27%) SAN
9 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (57.69%) Amazon RDS
2 98 (26.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 61 (16.76%) MySQL
3 61 (16.76%) NoSQL
4 52 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 42 (11.54%) Big Data
6 40 (10.99%) Relational Database
7 34 (9.34%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (9.34%) RDBMS
8 33 (9.07%) Cosmos DB
9 30 (8.24%) SQL Server
10 24 (6.59%) Amazon Aurora
10 24 (6.59%) Redis
11 23 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (6.32%) MongoDB
12 20 (5.49%) BigQuery
12 20 (5.49%) Hadoop
13 19 (5.22%) HBase
14 18 (4.95%) Spotfire
15 14 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 163 (44.78%) Git (software)
2 135 (37.09%) Jenkins
3 106 (29.12%) TeamCity
4 101 (27.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 97 (26.65%) JIRA
6 94 (25.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (4.40%) Visual Studio
8 14 (3.85%) Maven
9 12 (3.30%) GitLab
10 8 (2.20%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.37%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.10%) git-flow
13 4 (1.10%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.10%) Subversion
14 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.55%) JUnit
14 2 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (12.36%) Finance
2 19 (5.22%) Law
2 19 (5.22%) Military
3 16 (4.40%) Retail
4 15 (4.12%) Marketing
5 12 (3.30%) Advertising
5 12 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.02%) Electronics
6 11 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.20%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Billing
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 96 (26.37%) Developer
1 96 (26.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (21.98%) Architect
3 42 (11.54%) DevOps Manager
4 35 (9.62%) Cloud Architect
5 32 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (8.24%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 29 (7.97%) Lead Architect
8 27 (7.42%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 25 (6.87%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.32%) Python Developer
11 22 (6.04%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (4.95%) AWS Developer
12 18 (4.95%) Big Data Architect
12 18 (4.95%) Data Architect
13 16 (4.40%) .NET Developer
13 16 (4.40%) Cloud Developer
13 16 (4.40%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (4.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (22.25%) Web Services
2 60 (16.48%) .NET
2 60 (16.48%) HTML
3 50 (13.74%) CSS
4 44 (12.09%) ASP.NET
5 41 (11.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 40 (10.99%) HTML5
7 38 (10.44%) Kafka
8 36 (9.89%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (9.07%) Node.js
10 32 (8.79%) RESTful
11 30 (8.24%) AngularJS
12 29 (7.97%) React
13 23 (6.32%) CSS3
13 23 (6.32%) XML
14 21 (5.77%) Laravel
15 19 (5.22%) .NET Core
15 19 (5.22%) Symfony
16 17 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (4.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (25.55%) Private Cloud
2 17 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.12%) Fintech
4 12 (3.30%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.75%) Cloud Native
7 7 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.82%) PKI
10 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 2 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.55%) Life Science
11 2 (0.55%) Robotics
11 2 (0.55%) Tandem
11 2 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 179 (49.18%) Linux
2 128 (35.16%) Windows
3 16 (4.40%) Ubuntu
4 15 (4.12%) CentOS
4 15 (4.12%) Unix
5 11 (3.02%) Android
5 11 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.82%) Debian
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.27%) Fedora
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (52.20%) DevOps
3 126 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
4 89 (24.45%) Network Virtualisation
5 55 (15.11%) Scrum
6 48 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (12.91%) Machine Learning
8 45 (12.36%) TDD
9 44 (12.09%) Microservices
10 40 (10.99%) Project Management
11 37 (10.16%) Analytics
11 37 (10.16%) Mentoring
12 35 (9.62%) BDD
13 34 (9.34%) Thought Leadership
14 32 (8.79%) Presales
14 32 (8.79%) Software Engineering
15 30 (8.24%) Identity Access Management
15 30 (8.24%) Vendor Relationship Management
16 29 (7.97%) Artificial Intelligence
17 26 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 169 (46.43%) SQL
2 149 (40.93%) Python
3 100 (27.47%) Java
4 70 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 59 (16.21%) PHP
6 46 (12.64%) Scala
7 35 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 35 (9.62%) C#
8 34 (9.34%) Shell Script
9 31 (8.52%) PowerShell
10 27 (7.42%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.40%) PHP 7
12 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.47%) Perl
13 9 (2.47%) VBScript
14 8 (2.20%) C
14 8 (2.20%) Go
15 7 (1.92%) R
16 5 (1.37%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 39 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.24%) MCSA
3 30 (8.24%) MCSE
4 15 (4.12%) Degree
5 11 (3.02%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.37%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.87%) QA
2 13 (3.57%) GDPR
3 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 127 (34.89%) Active Directory
2 96 (26.37%) Virtual Machines
3 78 (21.43%) Docker
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.55%) Varnish
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 127 (34.89%) Ansible
2 29 (7.97%) Terraform
3 26 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (6.32%) Puppet
5 20 (5.49%) Kubernetes
6 14 (3.85%) Packer
7 6 (1.65%) Grafana
8 5 (1.37%) Mesos
9 3 (0.82%) Opsview
10 2 (0.55%) logstash
11 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.27%) Kibana
11 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (28.02%) New Relic
2 89 (24.45%) Trend Micro
3 64 (17.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.95%) IBM
5 17 (4.67%) Google
6 16 (4.40%) Zend
7 11 (3.02%) SAP
8 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle
9 3 (0.82%) Informatica
10 2 (0.55%) Splunk
10 2 (0.55%) Sybase
10 2 (0.55%) Tableau
10 2 (0.55%) VMware
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco
11 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com