Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 534 635 910
Rank change year-on-year +101 +275 +77
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 154 495 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 1.14% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 162 421 256
Median annual salary £65,000 £80,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +25.00% +16.36%
10th Percentile £43,875 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £143,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +27.39%

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 18,939 43,579 40,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.44% 31.26% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,771 35,478 33,170
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon SQS in the UK

Amazon SQS
Top 11 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 28 September 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 +103 145 £65,000 -18.75% 27
London +57 101 £70,000 -21.13% 16
UK excluding London +229 51 £62,500 +13.64% 13
Work from Home +43 31 £62,500 -21.88% 12
North of England +132 25 £62,500 +16.28% 7
Yorkshire +161 21 £62,500 +21.95% 5
South East +209 10 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Scotland +105 7 £37,500 -31.82% 1
East of England +141 6 £58,750 -26.56%
North West +77 4 £57,500 +4.55% 2
South West +132 3 £62,500 +31.58% 2

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 154 (100.00%) AWS
2 89 (57.79%) Python
3 78 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (40.26%) Jenkins
5 61 (39.61%) DevOps
6 58 (37.66%) Java
7 53 (34.42%) Serverless
8 52 (33.77%) Microservices
8 52 (33.77%) AWS Lambda
9 50 (32.47%) Amazon S3
10 48 (31.17%) Scrum
11 47 (30.52%) Web Services
12 44 (28.57%) C#
12 44 (28.57%) .NET
13 43 (27.92%) Fintech
13 43 (27.92%) Docker
14 40 (25.97%) SQL
15 39 (25.32%) RESTful
16 36 (23.38%) BDD
17 35 (22.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 34 (22.08%) Amazon RDS
18 34 (22.08%) Azure
18 34 (22.08%) Finance
18 34 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
19 32 (20.78%) .NET Framework
19 32 (20.78%) Node.js
19 32 (20.78%) Kubernetes
20 31 (20.13%) TDD
21 30 (19.48%) Linux
21 30 (19.48%) Test Automation

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 24 (15.58%) Apache Spark
2 17 (11.04%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.19%) Apache
3 8 (5.19%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (4.55%) Confluence
5 5 (3.25%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.30%) Gluu
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 154 (100.00%) AWS
2 53 (34.42%) Serverless
3 52 (33.77%) AWS Lambda
4 50 (32.47%) Amazon S3
5 34 (22.08%) Azure
6 29 (18.83%) GitHub
7 25 (16.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (15.58%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (13.64%) GCP
10 17 (11.04%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (10.39%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (8.44%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (5.84%) Amazon EKS
14 9 (5.84%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (3.90%) SaaS
15 6 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (3.25%) AWS CodePipeline
16 5 (3.25%) Heroku
17 4 (2.60%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) VPN
3 2 (1.30%) DNS
3 2 (1.30%) Firewall
3 2 (1.30%) FTP
3 2 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.30%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.30%) SMTP
3 2 (1.30%) SSH
3 2 (1.30%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 34 (22.08%) Amazon RDS
2 34 (22.08%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (17.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 22 (14.29%) Big Data
5 21 (13.64%) Amazon Aurora
6 18 (11.69%) NoSQL
7 16 (10.39%) Redis
8 14 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 10 (6.49%) Apache Hive
10 9 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (5.84%) BigQuery
10 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
10 9 (5.84%) MySQL
10 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
11 8 (5.19%) Amazon Athena
11 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.55%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.90%) Blockchain
14 5 (3.25%) Looker
Development Applications
1 62 (40.26%) Jenkins
2 27 (17.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.39%) Selenium
4 15 (9.74%) JIRA
5 13 (8.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (8.44%) TeamCity
6 11 (7.14%) DbUnit
6 11 (7.14%) jMock
6 11 (7.14%) JUnit
6 11 (7.14%) Maven
6 11 (7.14%) Mockito
6 11 (7.14%) SonarQube
7 7 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.55%) GitLab
8 5 (3.25%) CircleCI
9 4 (2.60%) Appium
9 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.60%) GoCD
9 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (22.08%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Front Office
2 10 (6.49%) Public Sector
3 7 (4.55%) Marketing
4 6 (3.90%) Banking
4 6 (3.90%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Advertising
5 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.95%) Law
6 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (43.51%) Developer
2 20 (12.99%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.34%) Python Developer
4 18 (11.69%) Data Engineer
5 17 (11.04%) AWS Developer
6 16 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) C# Developer
7 15 (9.74%) Python Engineer
8 14 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (8.44%) Software Engineer
10 12 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (7.14%) Analyst
11 11 (7.14%) Java Developer
11 11 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
11 11 (7.14%) Support Analyst
12 10 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (6.49%) Senior Developer
12 10 (6.49%) Software Developer
13 8 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.52%) Web Services
2 44 (28.57%) .NET
3 39 (25.32%) RESTful
4 32 (20.78%) .NET Framework
4 32 (20.78%) Node.js
5 26 (16.88%) Kafka
6 25 (16.23%) .NET Core
7 22 (14.29%) JSON
7 22 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (13.64%) XML
9 17 (11.04%) REST
10 16 (10.39%) Gherkin
10 16 (10.39%) GWT
10 16 (10.39%) SOAP
11 15 (9.74%) AngularJS
11 15 (9.74%) React
12 13 (8.44%) Lambda Expressions
12 13 (8.44%) Spring
13 11 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (7.14%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.55%) Cloud Native
2 7 (4.55%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.90%) Derivative
3 6 (3.90%) Fixed Income
3 6 (3.90%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.60%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.95%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.30%) Blog
6 2 (1.30%) Equities
6 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.30%) Replication
6 2 (1.30%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.48%) Linux
2 6 (3.90%) Unix
3 5 (3.25%) CentOS
3 5 (3.25%) Fedora
4 4 (2.60%) Windows
5 2 (1.30%) Android
5 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.30%) Debian
5 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (39.61%) DevOps
3 52 (33.77%) Microservices
4 48 (31.17%) Scrum
5 43 (27.92%) Fintech
6 36 (23.38%) BDD
7 31 (20.13%) TDD
8 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (19.48%) Test Automation
9 23 (14.94%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 20 (12.99%) Analytics
12 18 (11.69%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (11.69%) Migration
13 17 (11.04%) OOP
14 16 (10.39%) ATDD
14 16 (10.39%) Data Science
14 16 (10.39%) OO
14 16 (10.39%) Scenario Testing
15 15 (9.74%) A/B Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.79%) Python
2 58 (37.66%) Java
3 44 (28.57%) C#
4 40 (25.97%) SQL
5 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
6 25 (16.23%) Ruby
7 19 (12.34%) PowerShell
8 14 (9.09%) Go
9 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.84%) Kotlin
10 9 (5.84%) PHP
10 9 (5.84%) Scala
11 8 (5.19%) TypeScript
12 7 (4.55%) R
13 5 (3.25%) ES6
14 4 (2.60%) Java 8
15 3 (1.95%) Perl
16 2 (1.30%) AWK
16 2 (1.30%) C
16 2 (1.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.60%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.95%) PhD
5 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) SLA
2 8 (5.19%) QA
3 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (27.92%) Docker
2 11 (7.14%) Postfix
3 3 (1.95%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.30%) iptables
5 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (20.78%) Kubernetes
2 23 (14.94%) Terraform
3 16 (10.39%) Grafana
4 7 (4.55%) Ansible
4 7 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 6 (3.90%) Nagios
6 3 (1.95%) Oozie
6 3 (1.95%) Puppet
7 2 (1.30%) Kibana
7 2 (1.30%) logstash
7 2 (1.30%) Munin
7 2 (1.30%) OSSEC
7 2 (1.30%) Packer
8 1 (0.65%) Graphite
8 1 (0.65%) Mesos
8 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (16.23%) Splunk
2 10 (6.49%) Atlassian
2 10 (6.49%) Oracle
3 7 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.60%) Foundry
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.60%) Palantir
6 2 (1.30%) Amplitude
6 2 (1.30%) Databricks
6 2 (1.30%) Google
6 2 (1.30%) Lets Encrypt
6 2 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.30%) SAP
6 2 (1.30%) Talend
7 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.65%) RightScale
7 1 (0.65%) Xamarin