Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 606 771
Rank change year-on-year +52 +165 +213
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 194 470 364
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.76% 1.11% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 205 403 334
Median annual salary £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% +21.74%
10th Percentile £45,000 £50,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,750 £143,750 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +17.07%

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 25,463 42,262 39,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.76% 33.43% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21,497 34,765 31,754
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +37 177 £70,000 -17.65% 38
London +12 139 £72,500 -19.44% 24
UK excluding London +137 49 £55,000 - 18
Work from Home -20 41 £70,000 +33.33% 6
North of England +58 17 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Yorkshire +62 11 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Scotland +59 10 £47,500 -13.64% 1
South East +141 8 £62,500 - 1
South West +82 8 £41,000 -3.53% 1
North West +47 5 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East of England +103 3 £75,000 +71.43% 1
Wales +45 2 £87,500 +59.09% 2
Midlands +80 1 - - 2
East Midlands +57 1 - -
North East +13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 194 (100.00%) AWS
2 86 (44.33%) Python
2 86 (44.33%) AWS Lambda
3 85 (43.81%) Serverless
4 77 (39.69%) Docker
4 77 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (39.18%) DevOps
6 68 (35.05%) Jenkins
7 66 (34.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 66 (34.02%) Amazon RDS
8 64 (32.99%) Java
8 64 (32.99%) Amazon S3
9 56 (28.87%) Microservices
10 51 (26.29%) Web Services
11 50 (25.77%) Amazon EC2
12 47 (24.23%) JavaScript
13 44 (22.68%) Kubernetes
14 43 (22.16%) Test Automation
15 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (20.62%) C#
16 40 (20.62%) SQL
17 39 (20.10%) BDD
17 39 (20.10%) Node.js
17 39 (20.10%) React
18 38 (19.59%) RESTful
18 38 (19.59%) TDD
18 38 (19.59%) Scrum
19 35 (18.04%) .NET
19 35 (18.04%) Git (software)
20 34 (17.53%) Linux

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 15 (7.73%) Confluence
2 12 (6.19%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.58%) GeoServer
4 4 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.55%) Apache
5 3 (1.55%) nginx
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
1 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 194 (100.00%) AWS
2 86 (44.33%) AWS Lambda
3 85 (43.81%) Serverless
4 64 (32.99%) Amazon S3
5 50 (25.77%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (15.98%) Amazon Kinesis
7 27 (13.92%) Amazon ECS
8 26 (13.40%) Azure
9 24 (12.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (11.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (9.28%) Amazon EKS
12 16 (8.25%) AWS CodeBuild
12 16 (8.25%) GitHub
12 16 (8.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (7.73%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (6.70%) AWS Fargate
15 11 (5.67%) GCP
16 7 (3.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (3.61%) AWS Step Functions
16 7 (3.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.25%) HTTP
2 9 (4.64%) DNS
3 8 (4.12%) FTP
3 8 (4.12%) SMTP
3 8 (4.12%) SSH
4 7 (3.61%) AMQP
5 2 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 66 (34.02%) Amazon RDS
2 34 (17.53%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (13.40%) MySQL
4 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
5 23 (11.86%) MongoDB
6 21 (10.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 19 (9.79%) NoSQL
8 18 (9.28%) Redis
9 12 (6.19%) Amazon Aurora
10 10 (5.15%) Amazon Athena
11 8 (4.12%) Big Data
11 8 (4.12%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (4.12%) SQL Server
12 7 (3.61%) Apache Hive
12 7 (3.61%) Hadoop
12 7 (3.61%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.58%) Data Lake
14 4 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (2.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 68 (35.05%) Jenkins
2 35 (18.04%) Git (software)
3 30 (15.46%) Selenium
4 29 (14.95%) JIRA
5 19 (9.79%) Cucumber
6 17 (8.76%) SonarQube
7 14 (7.22%) Maven
8 13 (6.70%) JUnit
9 12 (6.19%) Mockito
10 10 (5.15%) DbUnit
10 10 (5.15%) jMock
11 9 (4.64%) GitLab
12 8 (4.12%) CircleCI
12 8 (4.12%) Subversion
13 7 (3.61%) Appium
13 7 (3.61%) TeamCity
13 7 (3.61%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
15 4 (2.06%) JMeter
15 4 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 33 (17.01%) Finance
2 13 (6.70%) Public Sector
3 7 (3.61%) Banking
4 6 (3.09%) Front Office
4 6 (3.09%) Marketing
5 4 (2.06%) Advertising
6 3 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (45.36%) Developer
2 28 (14.43%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (12.89%) AWS Developer
4 23 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) Python Engineer
5 22 (11.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (11.34%) Python Developer
6 20 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (10.31%) C# Developer
6 20 (10.31%) React Developer
7 15 (7.73%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (7.73%) C# Software Developer
7 15 (7.73%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.73%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.70%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Tester
10 11 (5.67%) Automation Tester
10 11 (5.67%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.29%) Web Services
2 39 (20.10%) Node.js
2 39 (20.10%) React
3 38 (19.59%) RESTful
4 35 (18.04%) .NET
5 32 (16.49%) AngularJS
6 26 (13.40%) REST
7 23 (11.86%) .NET Core
8 21 (10.82%) .NET Framework
8 21 (10.82%) Vue.js
9 20 (10.31%) JSON
10 18 (9.28%) Spring
10 18 (9.28%) XML
11 16 (8.25%) Lambda Expressions
12 15 (7.73%) SOAP
13 14 (7.22%) Kafka
14 13 (6.70%) Gherkin
14 13 (6.70%) GWT
14 13 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (6.70%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.15%) Cloud Native
2 6 (3.09%) Derivative
2 6 (3.09%) Fixed Income
2 6 (3.09%) Hedge funds
3 5 (2.58%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.03%) Blog
6 2 (1.03%) Equities
6 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) Anti-Piracy
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.53%) Linux
2 9 (4.64%) Unix
3 8 (4.12%) Windows
4 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.58%) CentOS
4 5 (2.58%) Fedora
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.18%) DevOps
3 56 (28.87%) Microservices
4 43 (22.16%) Test Automation
5 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (20.10%) BDD
7 38 (19.59%) Scrum
7 38 (19.59%) TDD
8 33 (17.01%) Software Engineering
9 31 (15.98%) OOP
10 30 (15.46%) Infrastructure as Code
11 29 (14.95%) Fintech
12 25 (12.89%) Migration
13 21 (10.82%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (9.79%) Kanban
15 18 (9.28%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 16 (8.25%) OO
17 15 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (7.73%) Unit Testing
18 14 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.33%) Python
2 64 (32.99%) Java
3 47 (24.23%) JavaScript
4 40 (20.62%) C#
4 40 (20.62%) SQL
5 34 (17.53%) TypeScript
6 25 (12.89%) Ruby
7 19 (9.79%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.67%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.67%) Scala
9 9 (4.64%) Go
9 9 (4.64%) Kotlin
10 7 (3.61%) Java 8
11 6 (3.09%) PHP
12 5 (2.58%) ES6
13 4 (2.06%) Clojure
13 4 (2.06%) Elixir
13 4 (2.06%) Erlang
13 4 (2.06%) Rust
14 3 (1.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.09%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.58%) Degree
5 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) QA
1 4 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (39.69%) Docker
2 10 (5.15%) Postfix
3 3 (1.55%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (22.68%) Kubernetes
2 29 (14.95%) Terraform
3 8 (4.12%) Grafana
4 3 (1.55%) Oozie
5 2 (1.03%) Opsgenie
5 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) Mesos
6 1 (0.52%) Packer
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (6.19%) Atlassian
2 9 (4.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.09%) Oracle
3 6 (3.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.09%) Splunk
4 3 (1.55%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.03%) Adobe
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco
5 2 (1.03%) Databricks
5 2 (1.03%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Talend
6 1 (0.52%) PayPal
6 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.52%) RightScale
6 1 (0.52%) Veracode
6 1 (0.52%) WooCommerce