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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 474 463 605
Rank change year-on-year -11 +142 +98
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 1,198 727 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.64% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.58% 1.47% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 315 381 151
10th Percentile £52,750 £42,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £51,341
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,500 £77,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.29% +19.23% -18.75%
75th Percentile £88,750 £110,000 £79,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £135,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £50,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -12.28% +3.64%

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 75,636 49,619 23,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.78% 43.37% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39,183 35,588 19,609
10th Percentile £33,740 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,600 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 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 -91 887 £80,000 -3.03% 62
Work from Home -55 741 £80,000 -5.88% 47
London -140 596 £80,000 -5.88% 34
UK excluding London +40 307 £75,000 +50.00% 33
North of England +19 107 £75,000 +50.00% 12
South East -32 77 £70,000 +40.00% 7
South West +6 70 £80,000 +100.00% 2
North West -27 62 £72,500 +56.76% 6
Yorkshire +10 45 £80,000 +45.45% 6
East Midlands -17 21 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Scotland -47 21 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Midlands -60 21 £70,000 +19.15% 7
East of England -50 16 £60,250 +4.78%
Wales - 2 £80,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £69,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 1,187 (99.08%) AWS
2 781 (65.19%) Serverless
3 731 (61.02%) AWS Lambda
4 682 (56.93%) Software Engineering
5 634 (52.92%) Docker
6 631 (52.67%) Agile
7 610 (50.92%) Microservices
8 556 (46.41%) DevOps
9 545 (45.49%) Amazon S3
10 535 (44.66%) React
11 520 (43.41%) CI/CD
12 512 (42.74%) Python
13 511 (42.65%) DynamoDB
14 461 (38.48%) MySQL
15 412 (34.39%) TypeScript
16 408 (34.06%) Node.js
17 397 (33.14%) Amazon EC2
18 389 (32.47%) JavaScript
19 376 (31.39%) Terraform
20 367 (30.63%) Amazon RDS
21 361 (30.13%) PostgreSQL
22 352 (29.38%) Git (software)
23 345 (28.80%) Java
24 331 (27.63%) Finance
25 329 (27.46%) Full Stack Development
26 314 (26.21%) Amazon ECS
27 312 (26.04%) Scrum
28 290 (24.21%) AWS CloudFormation
29 288 (24.04%) SQL
30 279 (23.29%) Go

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
1 104 (8.68%) Confluence
2 53 (4.42%) Apache
3 43 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 33 (2.75%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.67%) Drupal
6 18 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
7 15 (1.25%) nginx
8 13 (1.09%) MQSeries
9 9 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.083%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.083%) IIS
10 1 (0.083%) JBoss
10 1 (0.083%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.083%) SAS
10 1 (0.083%) Traefik
10 1 (0.083%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.00%) Magento
1 12 (1.00%) Shopify
2 4 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,187 (99.08%) AWS
2 781 (65.19%) Serverless
3 731 (61.02%) AWS Lambda
4 545 (45.49%) Amazon S3
5 397 (33.14%) Amazon EC2
6 314 (26.21%) Amazon ECS
7 290 (24.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 229 (19.12%) SaaS
9 220 (18.36%) Azure
10 208 (17.36%) AWS Fargate
10 208 (17.36%) GCP
11 175 (14.61%) CloudFront
12 153 (12.77%) GitHub
13 116 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 95 (7.93%) Cloudflare
15 93 (7.76%) Amazon EKS
16 86 (7.18%) AWS Step Functions
17 76 (6.34%) GitHub Actions
18 75 (6.26%) Amazon Kinesis
19 71 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.92%) HTTP
2 32 (2.67%) DNS
3 28 (2.34%) NFC
4 23 (1.92%) MQTT
5 21 (1.75%) Internet
6 16 (1.34%) HTTPS
7 13 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.00%) Broadband
9 10 (0.83%) SMS
9 10 (0.83%) VPN
10 4 (0.33%) Firewall
11 2 (0.17%) LAN
11 2 (0.17%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.17%) VLAN
11 2 (0.17%) WAN
11 2 (0.17%) Wireless
11 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.083%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.083%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (42.65%) DynamoDB
2 461 (38.48%) MySQL
3 367 (30.63%) Amazon RDS
4 361 (30.13%) PostgreSQL
5 234 (19.53%) Redis
6 184 (15.36%) Relational Database
7 161 (13.44%) NoSQL
8 110 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
9 90 (7.51%) Amazon Aurora
10 71 (5.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 66 (5.51%) BigQuery
11 66 (5.51%) MongoDB
12 58 (4.84%) Big Data
13 44 (3.67%) RDBMS
14 40 (3.34%) SQL Server
15 34 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (2.67%) Couchbase
18 28 (2.34%) CouchDB
19 26 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 352 (29.38%) Git (software)
2 232 (19.37%) Jenkins
3 154 (12.85%) JIRA
4 116 (9.68%) CircleCI
5 99 (8.26%) Bitbucket
6 85 (7.10%) Cypress.io
7 67 (5.59%) Maven
8 53 (4.42%) GitLab
9 50 (4.17%) JUnit
10 45 (3.76%) Postman
11 36 (3.01%) Cucumber
12 35 (2.92%) Gradle
12 35 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
13 34 (2.84%) Selenium
14 32 (2.67%) SoapUI
15 26 (2.17%) Moq
15 26 (2.17%) NUnit
15 26 (2.17%) SonarQube
16 24 (2.00%) JMeter
17 23 (1.92%) Log4Net
General
1 331 (27.63%) Finance
2 184 (15.36%) Social Skills
3 84 (7.01%) Retail
4 74 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (5.59%) Banking
6 65 (5.43%) Presentation Skills
7 61 (5.09%) Games
7 61 (5.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 54 (4.51%) Public Sector
9 51 (4.26%) Marketing
10 44 (3.67%) Legal
11 29 (2.42%) Law
11 29 (2.42%) Local Government
12 22 (1.84%) Organisational Skills
13 20 (1.67%) Multimedia
13 20 (1.67%) Publishing
14 19 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
15 18 (1.50%) Front Office
16 10 (0.83%) Telecoms
17 7 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 411 (34.31%) Software Engineer
2 347 (28.96%) Developer
3 222 (18.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 141 (11.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 107 (8.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 103 (8.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 90 (7.51%) Site Engineer
8 70 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 65 (5.43%) Backend Developer
10 53 (4.42%) .NET Developer
11 47 (3.92%) Data Engineer
11 47 (3.92%) Java Engineer
12 46 (3.84%) Java Developer
12 46 (3.84%) Software Developer
13 42 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
14 41 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
15 40 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
16 35 (2.92%) Lead Developer
17 34 (2.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 30 (2.50%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (44.66%) React
2 408 (34.06%) Node.js
3 239 (19.95%) REST
4 216 (18.03%) .NET
5 203 (16.94%) CSS
6 201 (16.78%) GraphQL
7 182 (15.19%) Kafka
8 172 (14.36%) Spring
9 166 (13.86%) RabbitMQ
10 152 (12.69%) .NET Core
11 148 (12.35%) AngularJS
12 124 (10.35%) React Native
13 123 (10.27%) Jest
14 105 (8.76%) Symfony
15 104 (8.68%) HTML
16 101 (8.43%) RESTful
17 99 (8.26%) Redux
18 88 (7.35%) Laravel
19 81 (6.76%) Swagger
20 75 (6.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 111 (9.27%) User Experience
2 108 (9.02%) Legacy Systems
3 104 (8.68%) Mobile App
4 99 (8.26%) Cloud Native
5 72 (6.01%) Blog
6 66 (5.51%) Algorithms
7 56 (4.67%) Legacy Code
8 50 (4.17%) Hackathon
9 48 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
10 40 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (2.42%) NHS
12 26 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
13 23 (1.92%) Marketing Technology
14 22 (1.84%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
15 19 (1.59%) Industry 4.0
16 17 (1.42%) Low-Code
16 17 (1.42%) Semantic Web
16 17 (1.42%) Smartphone
17 16 (1.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 195 (16.28%) Linux
2 94 (7.85%) Android
3 73 (6.09%) Windows
4 70 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 57 (4.76%) Unix
6 52 (4.34%) Ubuntu
7 16 (1.34%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.17%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.083%) CentOS
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.083%) VMS
10 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (56.93%) Software Engineering
2 631 (52.67%) Agile
3 610 (50.92%) Microservices
4 556 (46.41%) DevOps
5 520 (43.41%) CI/CD
6 329 (27.46%) Full Stack Development
7 312 (26.04%) Scrum
8 255 (21.29%) Event-Driven
9 243 (20.28%) Infrastructure as Code
10 214 (17.86%) TDD
11 210 (17.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 206 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
13 197 (16.44%) Mentoring
14 196 (16.36%) Coaching
15 194 (16.19%) Kanban
16 191 (15.94%) Containerisation
17 178 (14.86%) Pair Programming
18 175 (14.61%) Data Science
19 172 (14.36%) Analytics
20 163 (13.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 512 (42.74%) Python
2 412 (34.39%) TypeScript
3 389 (32.47%) JavaScript
4 345 (28.80%) Java
5 288 (24.04%) SQL
6 279 (23.29%) Go
7 204 (17.03%) PHP
8 184 (15.36%) C#
9 109 (9.10%) ES6
10 99 (8.26%) Ruby
11 81 (6.76%) Bash
12 66 (5.51%) Kotlin
13 61 (5.09%) Scala
14 43 (3.59%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.84%) R
16 12 (1.00%) C++
16 12 (1.00%) Perl
17 11 (0.92%) C
18 9 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 8 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (7.76%) Degree
2 45 (3.76%) Numerate Degree
3 41 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.00%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (13.36%) QA
2 24 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.84%) IEC 62304
3 22 (1.84%) ISO 13485
4 21 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.75%) Accessibility
6 8 (0.67%) SEPA
7 7 (0.58%) SLA
8 6 (0.50%) GDPR
9 4 (0.33%) NCSC
10 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 634 (52.92%) Docker
2 4 (0.33%) zsh
3 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.25%) Firmware
4 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.17%) KVM
4 2 (0.17%) Postfix
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.083%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 376 (31.39%) Terraform
2 277 (23.12%) Kubernetes
3 156 (13.02%) Grafana
4 40 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (3.17%) Kibana
6 37 (3.09%) Ansible
7 32 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 24 (2.00%) HAProxy
8 24 (2.00%) Opsgenie
8 24 (2.00%) yum
9 23 (1.92%) logstash
9 23 (1.92%) MIIS
9 23 (1.92%) Pingdom
10 16 (1.34%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.17%) Puppet
12 8 (0.67%) Opsview
12 8 (0.67%) Rancher
13 5 (0.42%) Consul
13 5 (0.42%) Salt
14 3 (0.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 180 (15.03%) Google
2 122 (10.18%) New Relic
3 49 (4.09%) Oracle
4 35 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 24 (2.00%) Xamarin
6 22 (1.84%) Apple
7 21 (1.75%) Zend
8 20 (1.67%) Dell
9 17 (1.42%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.34%) Datto
10 16 (1.34%) Splunk
11 15 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.25%) Spotify
12 14 (1.17%) SendGrid
12 14 (1.17%) Stackify
13 11 (0.92%) Cadence
13 11 (0.92%) Dynatrace
13 11 (0.92%) Sony
14 10 (0.83%) BT
14 10 (0.83%) IBM