Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 12,041 15,767 15,862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 12.82% 10.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.02% 37.54% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12,399 14,174 13,682
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 30,084 42,001 40,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.67% 34.16% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25,110 34,575 32,821
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 28 February 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK

AWS
Top 18 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 28 February 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 +5 11,077 £65,000 - 2,648
London +2 6,091 £75,000 - 1,203
UK excluding London +8 5,290 £55,000 - 1,580
Work from Home 0 2,595 £65,000 +4.00% 620
North of England +6 1,675 £55,000 - 560
South East +7 1,215 £60,000 - 338
South West +18 786 £50,000 -3.09% 170
Yorkshire +9 755 £55,000 +4.76% 172
North West +2 753 £55,000 - 336
Midlands +1 727 £55,000 - 231
West Midlands 0 480 £55,000 - 146
Scotland +7 432 £50,000 -4.76% 87
East of England 0 336 £57,500 +4.55% 133
East Midlands +5 241 £50,000 -4.76% 83
North East +16 169 £50,000 +19.91% 52
Wales -2 85 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Northern Ireland +8 54 £52,500 +23.53% 29
Channel Islands +3 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 5,510 (45.76%) Azure
2 5,016 (41.66%) Agile Software Development
3 4,635 (38.49%) DevOps
4 4,053 (33.66%) Python
5 3,502 (29.08%) Docker
6 3,136 (26.04%) Kubernetes
7 3,042 (25.26%) Java
8 2,962 (24.60%) JavaScript
9 2,848 (23.65%) GCP
10 2,645 (21.97%) Terraform
11 2,461 (20.44%) Software Engineering
12 2,417 (20.07%) SQL
13 2,401 (19.94%) Linux
14 2,312 (19.20%) Microservices
15 2,206 (18.32%) Finance
16 1,742 (14.47%) C#
17 1,709 (14.19%) React
18 1,606 (13.34%) Git (software)
19 1,597 (13.26%) Serverless
20 1,568 (13.02%) Jenkins
21 1,565 (13.00%) Node.js
22 1,549 (12.86%) .NET
23 1,504 (12.49%) Ansible
24 1,479 (12.28%) Web Services
25 1,451 (12.05%) TDD
26 1,431 (11.88%) Microsoft
27 1,353 (11.24%) AngularJS
28 1,328 (11.03%) Scrum
29 1,288 (10.70%) Google
30 1,244 (10.33%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 447 (3.71%) Apache Spark
2 416 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 367 (3.05%) Confluence
4 359 (2.98%) Apache
5 162 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
6 153 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 148 (1.23%) IIS
8 120 (1.00%) CMS
9 114 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 109 (0.91%) nginx
11 84 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 77 (0.64%) SAS
13 73 (0.61%) WordPress
14 59 (0.49%) OpenStack
15 57 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
16 53 (0.44%) JBoss
17 50 (0.42%) Red Hat Fuse
18 47 (0.39%) Luigi
19 42 (0.35%) Skype for Business
20 37 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 136 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 24 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.066%) Figma
8 8 (0.066%) InVision
8 8 (0.066%) Sketch
8 8 (0.066%) SPSS
9 4 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.025%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.025%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.017%) Revit
12 1 (0.008%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.008%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.008%) GIMP
12 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (0.27%) Magento
2 25 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 19 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 14 (0.12%) Actimize
6 14 (0.12%) nopCommerce
6 14 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 14 (0.12%) Shopify
7 10 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.058%) Eikon
8 7 (0.058%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.050%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.050%) PolarLake
10 4 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.033%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 5,510 (45.76%) Azure
2 2,848 (23.65%) GCP
3 1,597 (13.26%) Serverless
4 1,223 (10.16%) SaaS
5 1,063 (8.83%) AWS Lambda
6 904 (7.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 698 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
8 641 (5.32%) Amazon S3
9 638 (5.30%) PaaS
10 540 (4.48%) Microsoft 365
11 517 (4.29%) IaaS
12 394 (3.27%) Amazon ECS
12 394 (3.27%) GitHub
13 384 (3.19%) Amazon EKS
14 344 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
15 326 (2.71%) Power Platform
16 291 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 247 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
18 236 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 232 (1.93%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 636 (5.28%) Firewall
2 338 (2.81%) DNS
3 282 (2.34%) VPN
4 259 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 204 (1.69%) WAN
6 197 (1.64%) HTTP
7 181 (1.50%) Network Security
8 166 (1.38%) LAN
9 161 (1.34%) DHCP
10 143 (1.19%) Internet
11 120 (1.00%) OSPF
12 114 (0.95%) SAN
13 104 (0.86%) VLAN
14 92 (0.76%) VoIP
15 85 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
16 69 (0.57%) IPv4
17 66 (0.55%) BGP
18 57 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
19 54 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
20 51 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 990 (8.22%) NoSQL
2 975 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 923 (7.67%) MySQL
4 880 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
5 841 (6.98%) Big Data
6 726 (6.03%) MongoDB
7 618 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
8 577 (4.79%) Relational Database
9 533 (4.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 457 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
11 439 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
12 401 (3.33%) Hadoop
13 298 (2.47%) Power BI
14 293 (2.43%) Redis
15 222 (1.84%) Data Lake
16 209 (1.74%) Tableau
17 193 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 189 (1.57%) Snowflake Schema
19 167 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
20 152 (1.26%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,606 (13.34%) Git (software)
2 1,568 (13.02%) Jenkins
3 794 (6.59%) JIRA
4 553 (4.59%) GitLab
5 357 (2.96%) Selenium
6 290 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 277 (2.30%) Maven
8 215 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 203 (1.69%) Bitbucket
10 163 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 156 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 147 (1.22%) JUnit
13 125 (1.04%) SonarQube
14 124 (1.03%) Artifactory
15 122 (1.01%) Cypress.io
16 120 (1.00%) CircleCI
17 116 (0.96%) Subversion
18 113 (0.94%) webpack
19 85 (0.71%) Gradle
20 83 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 2,206 (18.32%) Finance
2 690 (5.73%) Banking
3 459 (3.81%) Public Sector
4 419 (3.48%) Retail
5 371 (3.08%) Marketing
6 354 (2.94%) Games
7 329 (2.73%) Front Office
8 218 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 176 (1.46%) Law
10 158 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 101 (0.84%) Advertising
12 88 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 87 (0.72%) Electronics
13 87 (0.72%) Legal
14 74 (0.61%) Automotive
15 56 (0.47%) Back Office
16 52 (0.43%) Publishing
17 51 (0.42%) Financial Institution
18 46 (0.38%) Billing
19 34 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,594 (29.85%) Developer
2 1,795 (14.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,254 (10.41%) AWS Engineer
4 1,213 (10.07%) Software Engineer
5 1,104 (9.17%) Architect
6 886 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 754 (6.26%) AWS DevOps
8 675 (5.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 673 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 647 (5.37%) Data Engineer
11 578 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 504 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
13 498 (4.14%) Python Developer
14 442 (3.67%) Python Engineer
15 428 (3.55%) Senior DevOps
16 412 (3.42%) React Developer
17 398 (3.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 382 (3.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 376 (3.12%) .NET Developer
20 359 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,709 (14.19%) React
2 1,565 (13.00%) Node.js
3 1,549 (12.86%) .NET
4 1,479 (12.28%) Web Services
5 1,353 (11.24%) AngularJS
6 929 (7.72%) HTML
7 880 (7.31%) REST
8 864 (7.18%) CSS
9 788 (6.54%) .NET Core
10 766 (6.36%) Kafka
11 760 (6.31%) Spring
12 725 (6.02%) Vue.js
13 630 (5.23%) RESTful
14 465 (3.86%) Spring Boot
15 327 (2.72%) HTML5
16 324 (2.69%) .NET Framework
17 319 (2.65%) ASP.NET
18 305 (2.53%) Django
19 285 (2.37%) GraphQL
20 263 (2.18%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 745 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
2 579 (4.81%) Public Cloud
3 516 (4.29%) Cloud Native
4 388 (3.22%) Hedge funds
5 381 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 371 (3.08%) User Experience
7 331 (2.75%) Derivative
8 308 (2.56%) Data Centre
9 300 (2.49%) Mobile App
10 293 (2.43%) Fixed Income
11 276 (2.29%) Equities
12 231 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 222 (1.84%) Algorithms
14 190 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
15 188 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
16 174 (1.45%) Blog
17 169 (1.40%) Management Information System
18 159 (1.32%) Virtual Team
19 154 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
20 144 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2,401 (19.94%) Linux
2 1,192 (9.90%) Windows
3 531 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 462 (3.84%) Unix
5 221 (1.84%) CentOS
6 218 (1.81%) Ubuntu
7 191 (1.59%) Android
8 186 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 175 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 134 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
11 88 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 60 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
15 54 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 42 (0.35%) Windows 7
17 37 (0.31%) Debian
18 23 (0.19%) VMS
19 18 (0.15%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,016 (41.66%) Agile Software Development
2 4,635 (38.49%) DevOps
3 2,461 (20.44%) Software Engineering
4 2,312 (19.20%) Microservices
5 1,451 (12.05%) TDD
6 1,328 (11.03%) Scrum
7 1,244 (10.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,212 (10.07%) Fintech
9 1,106 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
10 1,057 (8.78%) Test Automation
11 1,050 (8.72%) Analytics
12 912 (7.57%) Mentoring
13 849 (7.05%) Migration
14 846 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
15 826 (6.86%) Configuration Management
16 726 (6.03%) Machine Learning
17 711 (5.90%) BDD
18 706 (5.86%) Open Source
19 655 (5.44%) Data Science
20 645 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,053 (33.66%) Python
2 3,042 (25.26%) Java
3 2,962 (24.60%) JavaScript
4 2,417 (20.07%) SQL
5 1,742 (14.47%) C#
6 807 (6.70%) TypeScript
7 805 (6.69%) Go
8 729 (6.05%) PowerShell
9 673 (5.59%) Bash Shell
10 667 (5.54%) PHP
11 531 (4.41%) Ruby
12 481 (3.99%) Scala
13 402 (3.34%) C++
14 324 (2.69%) Kotlin
15 244 (2.03%) Java 8
16 193 (1.60%) R
17 185 (1.54%) ES6
18 183 (1.52%) C
19 182 (1.51%) T-SQL
20 172 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 812 (6.74%) Degree
2 669 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 562 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 276 (2.29%) AWS Certification
5 260 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 182 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
7 153 (1.27%) CISSP
8 113 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 101 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
10 95 (0.79%) CCNP
11 75 (0.62%) CCNA
11 75 (0.62%) DV Cleared
12 62 (0.51%) CISM
13 53 (0.44%) MCSE
14 50 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 43 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
16 41 (0.34%) Master's Degree
17 40 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
18 38 (0.32%) GIAC
18 38 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 504 (4.19%) QA
2 194 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 170 (1.41%) GDPR
4 106 (0.88%) NIST
5 104 (0.86%) SLA
6 99 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 76 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 28 (0.23%) NCSC
10 17 (0.14%) COBIT
11 16 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 16 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.12%) WAI
13 13 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 9 (0.075%) FATCA
15 9 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 9 (0.075%) NIST 800
16 7 (0.058%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 3,502 (29.08%) Docker
2 605 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 532 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 231 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 105 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 82 (0.68%) vSphere
7 76 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (0.51%) XenApp
9 50 (0.42%) HDFS
10 43 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 32 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 25 (0.21%) Xen
13 24 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
13 24 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
14 23 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 21 (0.17%) VirtualBox
16 17 (0.14%) Postfix
17 16 (0.13%) KVM
18 15 (0.12%) VMware NSX
19 13 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3,136 (26.04%) Kubernetes
2 2,645 (21.97%) Terraform
3 1,504 (12.49%) Ansible
4 1,005 (8.35%) Puppet
5 705 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
6 298 (2.47%) Prometheus
7 217 (1.80%) Grafana
8 127 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 117 (0.97%) SCCM
10 96 (0.80%) Nagios
11 88 (0.73%) Packer
12 74 (0.61%) Istio
13 71 (0.59%) Kibana
14 65 (0.54%) Graphite
14 65 (0.54%) ZABBIX
15 51 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
16 47 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
17 37 (0.31%) Consul
18 36 (0.30%) HAProxy
19 33 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,431 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 1,288 (10.70%) Google
3 792 (6.58%) VMware
4 691 (5.74%) Oracle
5 343 (2.85%) Cisco
6 284 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 204 (1.69%) SAP
8 196 (1.63%) IBM
9 190 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 189 (1.57%) Citrix
11 178 (1.48%) Splunk
12 163 (1.35%) Talend
13 150 (1.25%) Atlassian
14 119 (0.99%) Databricks
14 119 (0.99%) Informatica
15 104 (0.86%) Dell
16 102 (0.85%) Palo Alto
17 92 (0.76%) Cloudera
18 77 (0.64%) SaltStack
19 76 (0.63%) Veeam