Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 11 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +6
Permanent jobs citing AWS 13,725 14,417 16,057
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.29% 13.28% 10.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.56% 38.02% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11,192 11,852 12,780
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

AWS 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 34,696 37,924 41,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.18% 34.92% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28,442 31,212 33,443
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the UK

AWS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS.

Salary trend for AWS in the UK

AWS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK

AWS
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 April 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 +4 12,563 £65,000 - 2,651
London 0 6,742 £77,500 +3.33% 1,185
UK excluding London +10 6,107 £55,000 - 1,595
Work from Home +2 3,095 £65,000 +4.00% 609
North of England +7 1,996 £55,000 +4.76% 569
South East +12 1,490 £60,000 +4.35% 328
Yorkshire +7 914 £55,000 +4.76% 182
South West +14 892 £50,000 -4.76% 172
North West +5 877 £55,000 - 312
Midlands -1 749 £55,000 - 231
Scotland +5 496 £52,500 - 89
West Midlands -1 473 £60,000 +9.09% 166
East of England +1 361 £60,000 +9.09% 143
East Midlands +4 270 £50,000 -6.98% 63
North East +17 208 £50,000 +25.00% 75
Wales +2 87 £55,000 +22.22% 38
Northern Ireland -5 48 £45,000 - 26
Channel Islands +8 3 - -
Isle of Man -8 3 £35,000 +6.06% 2

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT jobs citing AWS 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 AWS.

1 6,340 (46.19%) Azure
2 5,844 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5,271 (38.40%) DevOps
4 4,520 (32.93%) Python
5 4,110 (29.95%) Docker
6 3,748 (27.31%) Kubernetes
7 3,419 (24.91%) GCP
8 3,407 (24.82%) Java
9 3,314 (24.15%) JavaScript
10 3,065 (22.33%) Terraform
11 3,064 (22.32%) Software Engineering
12 2,756 (20.08%) SQL
13 2,731 (19.90%) Linux
14 2,624 (19.12%) Microservices
15 2,531 (18.44%) Finance
16 2,049 (14.93%) C#
17 2,048 (14.92%) React
18 1,857 (13.53%) Serverless
19 1,853 (13.50%) Jenkins
20 1,848 (13.46%) Git (software)
21 1,802 (13.13%) .NET
22 1,786 (13.01%) Node.js
23 1,717 (12.51%) Microsoft
24 1,683 (12.26%) Web Services
25 1,678 (12.23%) Ansible
26 1,660 (12.09%) TDD
27 1,564 (11.40%) Infrastructure as Code
28 1,561 (11.37%) Google
29 1,480 (10.78%) Scrum
30 1,464 (10.67%) AngularJS

AWS
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
1 533 (3.88%) Apache Spark
2 453 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 412 (3.00%) Confluence
4 378 (2.75%) Apache
5 209 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
6 198 (1.44%) IIS
7 168 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 139 (1.01%) nginx
9 118 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 114 (0.83%) CMS
11 97 (0.71%) WordPress
12 89 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 65 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
14 64 (0.47%) OpenStack
15 63 (0.46%) JBoss
16 60 (0.44%) Luigi
17 57 (0.42%) SAS
18 49 (0.36%) Drupal
19 48 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
20 37 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 175 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 24 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.11%) Sketch
7 14 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.073%) Figma
10 8 (0.058%) SPSS
11 7 (0.051%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.051%) InVision
12 6 (0.044%) Revit
13 4 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.029%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.029%) Zeplin
14 2 (0.015%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.015%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 48 (0.35%) Magento
2 28 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 27 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.16%) Shopify
5 14 (0.10%) nopCommerce
5 14 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.095%) SAP Hybris
7 11 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 8 (0.058%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.051%) Eikon
10 7 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.022%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
13 3 (0.022%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6,340 (46.19%) Azure
2 3,419 (24.91%) GCP
3 1,857 (13.53%) Serverless
4 1,415 (10.31%) SaaS
5 1,163 (8.47%) AWS Lambda
6 1,041 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 807 (5.88%) PaaS
8 776 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
9 737 (5.37%) Amazon S3
10 631 (4.60%) Microsoft 365
11 612 (4.46%) IaaS
12 541 (3.94%) GitHub
13 483 (3.52%) Amazon ECS
14 449 (3.27%) Amazon EKS
15 387 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
16 336 (2.45%) Power Platform
17 335 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
18 321 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 262 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
20 244 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 703 (5.12%) Firewall
2 381 (2.78%) DNS
3 268 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 265 (1.93%) VPN
5 225 (1.64%) HTTP
6 190 (1.38%) WAN
7 189 (1.38%) DHCP
8 185 (1.35%) Internet
9 181 (1.32%) Network Security
10 155 (1.13%) LAN
11 139 (1.01%) SAN
12 131 (0.95%) OSPF
13 126 (0.92%) VLAN
14 86 (0.63%) IPv4
15 81 (0.59%) VoIP
16 69 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
16 69 (0.50%) SSL
17 65 (0.47%) BGP
17 65 (0.47%) SD-WAN
17 65 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,140 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 1,112 (8.10%) NoSQL
3 1,100 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1,079 (7.86%) MySQL
5 999 (7.28%) Big Data
6 719 (5.24%) MongoDB
7 692 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 685 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
9 625 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 579 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
11 476 (3.47%) Hadoop
12 458 (3.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 336 (2.45%) Redis
14 294 (2.14%) Power BI
15 259 (1.89%) Tableau
16 230 (1.68%) Data Lake
17 226 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 196 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
18 196 (1.43%) BigQuery
19 194 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,853 (13.50%) Jenkins
2 1,848 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 868 (6.32%) JIRA
4 675 (4.92%) GitLab
5 368 (2.68%) Selenium
6 337 (2.46%) TeamCity
7 300 (2.19%) Maven
8 258 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 248 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 239 (1.74%) Bitbucket
11 203 (1.48%) Cypress.io
12 186 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 179 (1.30%) JUnit
14 165 (1.20%) webpack
15 161 (1.17%) CircleCI
16 148 (1.08%) Subversion
17 128 (0.93%) SonarQube
18 127 (0.93%) Gradle
19 117 (0.85%) Artifactory
20 108 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 2,531 (18.44%) Finance
2 760 (5.54%) Banking
3 582 (4.24%) Public Sector
4 502 (3.66%) Retail
5 473 (3.45%) Marketing
6 371 (2.70%) Games
7 331 (2.41%) Front Office
8 238 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 223 (1.62%) Law
10 175 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 135 (0.98%) Advertising
12 124 (0.90%) Legal
13 113 (0.82%) Electronics
14 95 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 80 (0.58%) Automotive
16 77 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 65 (0.47%) Publishing
18 61 (0.44%) Billing
19 39 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 37 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,921 (28.57%) Developer
2 1,946 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,445 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1,333 (9.71%) AWS Engineer
5 1,317 (9.60%) Architect
6 955 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 742 (5.41%) Data Engineer
8 731 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 717 (5.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 716 (5.22%) AWS DevOps
11 642 (4.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 565 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
13 495 (3.61%) Senior DevOps
14 476 (3.47%) React Developer
15 469 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 438 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 430 (3.13%) Python Developer
18 412 (3.00%) .NET Developer
19 410 (2.99%) Consultant
20 404 (2.94%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,048 (14.92%) React
2 1,802 (13.13%) .NET
3 1,786 (13.01%) Node.js
4 1,683 (12.26%) Web Services
5 1,464 (10.67%) AngularJS
6 1,051 (7.66%) HTML
7 1,026 (7.48%) CSS
8 1,020 (7.43%) REST
9 927 (6.75%) Kafka
10 921 (6.71%) .NET Core
11 833 (6.07%) Spring
12 725 (5.28%) Vue.js
13 693 (5.05%) RESTful
14 525 (3.83%) Spring Boot
15 385 (2.81%) HTML5
16 372 (2.71%) ASP.NET
17 371 (2.70%) .NET Framework
18 360 (2.62%) GraphQL
19 309 (2.25%) React Native
20 300 (2.19%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 851 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
2 696 (5.07%) Public Cloud
3 614 (4.47%) Cloud Native
4 476 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 462 (3.37%) User Experience
6 369 (2.69%) Data Centre
7 361 (2.63%) Hedge funds
8 337 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 295 (2.15%) Derivative
10 292 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 281 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
12 261 (1.90%) Equities
13 246 (1.79%) Fixed Income
14 238 (1.73%) Algorithms
15 201 (1.46%) Blog
16 196 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
17 192 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 192 (1.40%) Management Information System
17 192 (1.40%) Virtual Team
18 166 (1.21%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2,731 (19.90%) Linux
2 1,335 (9.73%) Windows
3 618 (4.50%) Windows Server
4 505 (3.68%) Unix
5 276 (2.01%) CentOS
6 268 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 228 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 224 (1.63%) Android
9 199 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 150 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
11 114 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 78 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
14 54 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 44 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 39 (0.28%) Debian
18 25 (0.18%) Alpine Linux
19 22 (0.16%) VMS
20 21 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,844 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5,271 (38.40%) DevOps
3 3,064 (22.32%) Software Engineering
4 2,624 (19.12%) Microservices
5 1,660 (12.09%) TDD
6 1,564 (11.40%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1,480 (10.78%) Scrum
8 1,334 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 1,253 (9.13%) Fintech
10 1,234 (8.99%) Analytics
11 1,183 (8.62%) Test Automation
12 1,072 (7.81%) Mentoring
13 1,005 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
14 958 (6.98%) Migration
15 931 (6.78%) Configuration Management
16 909 (6.62%) Machine Learning
17 807 (5.88%) Open Source
18 784 (5.71%) Data Science
19 756 (5.51%) BDD
20 752 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4,520 (32.93%) Python
2 3,407 (24.82%) Java
3 3,314 (24.15%) JavaScript
4 2,756 (20.08%) SQL
5 2,049 (14.93%) C#
6 999 (7.28%) TypeScript
7 903 (6.58%) Go
8 841 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 836 (6.09%) PowerShell
10 742 (5.41%) PHP
11 634 (4.62%) Ruby
12 570 (4.15%) Scala
13 439 (3.20%) C++
14 341 (2.48%) Kotlin
15 270 (1.97%) Java 8
16 237 (1.73%) ES6
17 217 (1.58%) T-SQL
18 200 (1.46%) R
19 185 (1.35%) C
20 177 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 959 (6.99%) Degree
2 766 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 632 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 318 (2.32%) AWS Certification
5 311 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 189 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 144 (1.05%) CISSP
8 119 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 100 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
10 98 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 91 (0.66%) CCNP
12 69 (0.50%) CCNA
13 66 (0.48%) CISM
14 61 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 61 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 50 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 49 (0.36%) RHCE
17 48 (0.35%) MCSE
18 44 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
18 44 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (4.21%) QA
2 234 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 182 (1.33%) GDPR
4 139 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 117 (0.85%) SLA
6 103 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 99 (0.72%) NIST
8 40 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 25 (0.18%) SOC 2
10 24 (0.17%) NCSC
11 23 (0.17%) GRC
12 20 (0.15%) WAI
13 19 (0.14%) COBIT
13 19 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 17 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
14 17 (0.12%) HIPAA
15 16 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 14 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 14 (0.10%) SOC 1
17 10 (0.073%) PSD2
System Software
1 4,110 (29.95%) Docker
2 684 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 638 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 280 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 135 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 115 (0.84%) vSphere
7 79 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 60 (0.44%) VirtualBox
9 55 (0.40%) XenApp
10 44 (0.32%) HDFS
10 44 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 40 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 33 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
13 32 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
14 30 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 22 (0.16%) NDS
16 21 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 21 (0.15%) VMware NSX
17 17 (0.12%) Postfix
17 17 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3,748 (27.31%) Kubernetes
2 3,065 (22.33%) Terraform
3 1,678 (12.23%) Ansible
4 1,056 (7.69%) Puppet
5 718 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
6 361 (2.63%) Prometheus
7 286 (2.08%) Grafana
8 135 (0.98%) SCCM
9 134 (0.98%) Packer
10 125 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
11 119 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
12 112 (0.82%) Istio
13 108 (0.79%) Nagios
14 80 (0.58%) Graphite
14 80 (0.58%) Kibana
15 74 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 66 (0.48%) Consul
17 47 (0.34%) Salt
17 47 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
18 43 (0.31%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,717 (12.51%) Microsoft
2 1,561 (11.37%) Google
3 906 (6.60%) VMware
4 822 (5.99%) Oracle
5 402 (2.93%) Cisco
6 328 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 250 (1.82%) IBM
8 233 (1.70%) Citrix
9 226 (1.65%) SAP
9 226 (1.65%) Splunk
10 212 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 177 (1.29%) Talend
12 163 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 137 (1.00%) Informatica
14 125 (0.91%) Databricks
15 114 (0.83%) Cloudera
16 110 (0.80%) Palo Alto
17 109 (0.79%) Dell
18 91 (0.66%) Veeam
19 87 (0.63%) F5