Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing AWS 8,116 16,537 15,565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.62% 12.15% 9.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.44% 38.32% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,772 14,375 13,281
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.19%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 19,584 43,156 40,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.10% 31.72% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16,488 35,154 32,713
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
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 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK

AWS
Top 17 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 20 October 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 +6 7,613 £65,000 - 1,840
London +2 4,453 £75,000 - 783
UK excluding London +7 3,444 £55,000 - 1,186
Work from Home -3 1,092 £60,000 -7.69% 371
North of England +7 967 £52,500 -3.64% 412
South East +1 827 £60,000 +4.35% 212
South West +18 528 £52,500 - 118
Midlands +3 478 £55,000 +4.76% 210
Yorkshire +11 445 £52,500 +5.00% 130
North West +3 438 £52,750 -7.90% 247
West Midlands +7 328 £52,500 -4.55% 144
East of England +7 268 £60,000 +9.09% 97
Scotland +6 244 £52,500 +10.53% 91
East Midlands 0 150 £57,000 +8.57% 65
Wales +14 102 £47,500 +5.56% 26
North East +5 83 £45,000 -10.00% 35
Northern Ireland +1 39 £52,500 +23.53% 23

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 3,730 (45.96%) Azure
2 3,240 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
3 3,042 (37.48%) Python
4 2,977 (36.68%) DevOps
5 2,146 (26.44%) Java
6 2,144 (26.42%) Docker
7 2,059 (25.37%) JavaScript
8 1,931 (23.79%) Finance
9 1,890 (23.29%) Kubernetes
10 1,714 (21.12%) GCP
11 1,659 (20.44%) Linux
12 1,635 (20.15%) SQL
13 1,609 (19.83%) Microservices
14 1,551 (19.11%) Terraform
15 1,487 (18.32%) Software Engineering
16 1,293 (15.93%) Web Services
17 1,169 (14.40%) React
18 1,139 (14.03%) Jenkins
19 1,112 (13.70%) C#
20 1,079 (13.29%) Serverless
21 1,053 (12.97%) Git (software)
22 1,050 (12.94%) Ansible
23 1,048 (12.91%) Microsoft
24 1,045 (12.88%) Node.js
25 1,003 (12.36%) AngularJS
26 1,002 (12.35%) .NET
27 939 (11.57%) Windows
28 935 (11.52%) Scrum
29 926 (11.41%) TDD
30 920 (11.34%) Fintech

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
1 313 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
2 309 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 254 (3.13%) Apache
4 200 (2.46%) Confluence
5 87 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 85 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 76 (0.94%) IIS
8 71 (0.87%) SAS
9 67 (0.83%) MS Exchange
10 66 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 64 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
12 58 (0.71%) CMS
13 53 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 53 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 50 (0.62%) nginx
15 48 (0.59%) OpenStack
16 29 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.28%) WordPress
18 18 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
19 16 (0.20%) Luigi
Applications
1 80 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.062%) Sketch
5 5 (0.062%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.012%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 115 (1.42%) Markit EDM
2 72 (0.89%) PolarLake
3 70 (0.86%) Eagle PACE
4 41 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
5 25 (0.31%) Sentinel
6 22 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
7 14 (0.17%) Actimize
7 14 (0.17%) Magento
7 14 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 11 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.074%) FINCAD Analytics
12 5 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.062%) Shopify
13 4 (0.049%) Eikon
13 4 (0.049%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.049%) Quorum
14 3 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 2 (0.025%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3,730 (45.96%) Azure
2 1,714 (21.12%) GCP
3 1,079 (13.29%) Serverless
4 836 (10.30%) AWS Lambda
5 811 (9.99%) SaaS
6 521 (6.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 505 (6.22%) Amazon EC2
8 499 (6.15%) Amazon S3
9 457 (5.63%) Office 365
10 371 (4.57%) IaaS
11 369 (4.55%) PaaS
12 280 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
12 280 (3.45%) GitHub
13 252 (3.10%) Amazon ECS
14 201 (2.48%) Power Platform
15 174 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 162 (2.00%) OpenShift
17 153 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
18 147 (1.81%) Amazon EKS
19 139 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 453 (5.58%) Firewall
2 268 (3.30%) DNS
3 219 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 194 (2.39%) WAN
5 191 (2.35%) VPN
6 164 (2.02%) Network Security
7 157 (1.93%) LAN
8 132 (1.63%) Internet
9 126 (1.55%) HTTP
10 108 (1.33%) SAN
11 98 (1.21%) DHCP
12 85 (1.05%) VoIP
13 77 (0.95%) Skype
13 77 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
14 61 (0.75%) MPLS
15 58 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
15 58 (0.71%) Wireshark
16 55 (0.68%) BGP
17 49 (0.60%) OSPF
18 43 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 717 (8.83%) NoSQL
3 599 (7.38%) MySQL
4 551 (6.79%) Big Data
5 539 (6.64%) MongoDB
6 477 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 402 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
8 366 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 326 (4.02%) Amazon Redshift
10 323 (3.98%) Relational Database
11 320 (3.94%) Hadoop
12 251 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
13 212 (2.61%) Redis
14 159 (1.96%) Data Lake
14 159 (1.96%) Power BI
15 154 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
16 136 (1.68%) Snowflake Schema
17 123 (1.52%) Apache Hive
18 121 (1.49%) BigQuery
19 91 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,139 (14.03%) Jenkins
2 1,053 (12.97%) Git (software)
3 513 (6.32%) JIRA
4 355 (4.37%) GitLab
5 246 (3.03%) Selenium
6 190 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 151 (1.86%) Maven
8 148 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 145 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 131 (1.61%) Artifactory
11 130 (1.60%) JUnit
12 124 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 121 (1.49%) Bitbucket
14 78 (0.96%) SonarQube
15 62 (0.76%) CircleCI
16 61 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
17 56 (0.69%) Mockito
18 48 (0.59%) Subversion
19 46 (0.57%) Vagrant
19 46 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 1,931 (23.79%) Finance
2 551 (6.79%) Banking
3 501 (6.17%) Front Office
4 234 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 198 (2.44%) Back Office
6 185 (2.28%) Games
7 176 (2.17%) Retail
8 175 (2.16%) Law
9 170 (2.09%) Marketing
10 129 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 112 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 109 (1.34%) Investment Banking
13 69 (0.85%) Advertising
14 60 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 55 (0.68%) Legal
16 37 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 35 (0.43%) Publishing
18 31 (0.38%) Local Government
19 30 (0.37%) Electronics
20 29 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,313 (28.50%) Developer
2 1,196 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 860 (10.60%) AWS Engineer
4 809 (9.97%) Architect
5 686 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 479 (5.90%) Senior Developer
7 478 (5.89%) AWS DevOps
8 425 (5.24%) Python Developer
9 412 (5.08%) Data Engineer
10 411 (5.06%) Python Engineer
11 407 (5.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 400 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
13 380 (4.68%) Java Developer
14 289 (3.56%) Analyst
15 287 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
16 279 (3.44%) AWS Developer
17 266 (3.28%) .NET Developer
18 259 (3.19%) AWS Architect
19 258 (3.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 258 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,293 (15.93%) Web Services
2 1,169 (14.40%) React
3 1,045 (12.88%) Node.js
4 1,003 (12.36%) AngularJS
5 1,002 (12.35%) .NET
6 610 (7.52%) HTML
7 601 (7.41%) Vue.js
8 548 (6.75%) REST
9 533 (6.57%) CSS
10 472 (5.82%) .NET Core
11 470 (5.79%) Kafka
12 430 (5.30%) RESTful
13 420 (5.17%) Spring
14 257 (3.17%) ASP.NET
15 235 (2.90%) Spring Boot
16 231 (2.85%) .NET Framework
17 217 (2.67%) JSON
18 215 (2.65%) HTML5
19 191 (2.35%) Django
20 170 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 622 (7.66%) Hedge funds
2 508 (6.26%) Fixed Income
3 431 (5.31%) Public Cloud
4 412 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 409 (5.04%) Equities
6 389 (4.79%) Derivative
7 361 (4.45%) Cloud Native
8 297 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 279 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
10 231 (2.85%) Data Centre
11 202 (2.49%) User Experience
12 195 (2.40%) Mobile App
13 188 (2.32%) Algorithms
14 152 (1.87%) Management Information System
15 123 (1.52%) Reference Data
16 114 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
17 112 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
18 106 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
19 96 (1.18%) Data Structures
20 93 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,659 (20.44%) Linux
2 939 (11.57%) Windows
3 412 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 322 (3.97%) Unix
5 149 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 143 (1.76%) CentOS
7 115 (1.42%) Android
8 99 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 91 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 82 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
12 71 (0.87%) Windows 10
13 47 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 30 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 27 (0.33%) AIX
17 26 (0.32%) Solaris
17 26 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
18 23 (0.28%) Debian
19 22 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,240 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2,977 (36.68%) DevOps
3 1,609 (19.83%) Microservices
4 1,487 (18.32%) Software Engineering
5 935 (11.52%) Scrum
6 926 (11.41%) TDD
7 920 (11.34%) Fintech
8 726 (8.95%) Asset Management
9 703 (8.66%) Test Automation
10 701 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 684 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
12 675 (8.32%) Analytics
13 656 (8.08%) Infrastructure as Code
14 587 (7.23%) Migration
15 547 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
16 546 (6.73%) BDD
17 524 (6.46%) Configuration Management
18 496 (6.11%) Machine Learning
19 452 (5.57%) Investment Management
20 450 (5.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,042 (37.48%) Python
2 2,146 (26.44%) Java
3 2,059 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 1,635 (20.15%) SQL
5 1,112 (13.70%) C#
6 570 (7.02%) PowerShell
7 498 (6.14%) TypeScript
8 463 (5.70%) PHP
9 450 (5.54%) Bash Shell
10 448 (5.52%) Go
11 335 (4.13%) Ruby
12 328 (4.04%) Scala
13 252 (3.10%) R
14 245 (3.02%) C++
15 234 (2.88%) Kotlin
16 190 (2.34%) C
17 176 (2.17%) Java 8
18 143 (1.76%) Shell Script
19 127 (1.56%) T-SQL
20 97 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 641 (7.90%) Degree
2 387 (4.77%) Security Cleared
3 307 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 237 (2.92%) AWS Certification
5 198 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 197 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 138 (1.70%) CISSP
8 134 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 112 (1.38%) CCNA
10 81 (1.00%) MCSE
11 68 (0.84%) CISM
12 60 (0.74%) CCNP
12 60 (0.74%) MCSA
13 58 (0.71%) Sun Certification
14 49 (0.60%) DV Cleared
14 49 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 42 (0.52%) Master's Degree
16 38 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
16 38 (0.47%) PhD
17 37 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (4.19%) QA
2 154 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 117 (1.44%) SLA
4 116 (1.43%) GDPR
5 104 (1.28%) NIST
6 68 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 56 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.30%) NIST 800
9 19 (0.23%) COBIT
9 19 (0.23%) NCSC
10 17 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 13 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 10 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 9 (0.11%) FATCA
15 6 (0.074%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.062%) PSD2
17 3 (0.037%) MiFID
18 2 (0.025%) IFRS
System Software
1 2,144 (26.42%) Docker
2 531 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 338 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 139 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 69 (0.85%) vSphere
6 54 (0.67%) HDFS
7 48 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (0.38%) XenApp
10 22 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.26%) VMware NSX
12 17 (0.21%) NDS
12 17 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 17 (0.21%) Xen
13 16 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.17%) LXC
15 14 (0.17%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.15%) GlusterFS
16 12 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,890 (23.29%) Kubernetes
2 1,551 (19.11%) Terraform
3 1,050 (12.94%) Ansible
4 698 (8.60%) Puppet
5 469 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
6 177 (2.18%) Grafana
7 169 (2.08%) Prometheus
8 98 (1.21%) SCCM
9 87 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
10 81 (1.00%) Nagios
11 56 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
12 51 (0.63%) Graphite
13 50 (0.62%) Packer
14 49 (0.60%) Kibana
15 46 (0.57%) ZABBIX
16 44 (0.54%) Istio
17 30 (0.37%) logstash
17 30 (0.37%) Salt
18 29 (0.36%) Mesos
19 25 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,048 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 825 (10.17%) Google
3 571 (7.04%) VMware
4 439 (5.41%) Oracle
5 296 (3.65%) Cisco
6 184 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 172 (2.12%) Splunk
8 138 (1.70%) SAP
9 132 (1.63%) Tableau
10 126 (1.55%) IBM
11 120 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 118 (1.45%) Citrix
13 96 (1.18%) Bloomberg
14 92 (1.13%) Talend
15 88 (1.08%) Cloudera
16 82 (1.01%) Atlassian
17 80 (0.99%) Informatica
18 75 (0.92%) Dell
19 72 (0.89%) Databricks
20 71 (0.87%) Palo Alto