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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 26 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing AWS 31,712 15,385 12,620
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 16.59% 13.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.63% 39.50% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13,156 11,831 10,362
10th Percentile £43,750 £39,000 £38,025
25th Percentile £53,188 £50,000 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £108,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 74,382 38,945 32,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.24% 42.01% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38,358 30,682 26,705
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £92,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 26 May 2022.

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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +2 26,245 £72,500 +7.41% 2,062
London 0 16,819 £82,500 +6.45% 1,022
Work from Home +1 15,068 £70,500 +8.46% 1,098
UK excluding London -1 9,959 £60,000 +9.09% 1,160
North of England 0 2,829 £60,000 +9.09% 365
South East 0 2,685 £70,000 +16.67% 208
North West +2 1,596 £62,500 +11.61% 221
South West +1 1,281 £62,500 +25.00% 125
Midlands +7 1,255 £60,000 +4.35% 194
Yorkshire -2 1,050 £58,495 +6.35% 97
East of England +5 944 £60,000 -0.83% 132
West Midlands +5 819 £58,750 -2.08% 109
Scotland 0 746 £60,000 +14.29% 103
East Midlands 0 404 £60,000 +20.00% 84
Wales +13 243 £52,500 -4.11% 24
North East -8 184 £52,500 +5.00% 47
Northern Ireland +6 76 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Isle of Man +15 1 £90,000 +148.28%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 15,758 (49.69%) Agile
2 14,665 (46.24%) Azure
3 12,312 (38.82%) Python
4 11,834 (37.32%) DevOps
5 10,896 (34.36%) CI/CD
6 10,452 (32.96%) Docker
7 10,224 (32.24%) Software Engineering
8 9,803 (30.91%) Kubernetes
9 9,352 (29.49%) Java
10 9,012 (28.42%) GCP
11 8,508 (26.83%) Finance
12 8,291 (26.14%) JavaScript
13 7,816 (24.65%) React
14 7,483 (23.60%) Microservices
15 7,473 (23.57%) Terraform
16 7,339 (23.14%) SQL
17 6,488 (20.46%) Social Skills
18 5,966 (18.81%) Git (software)
19 5,855 (18.46%) Serverless
20 5,765 (18.18%) Linux
21 5,632 (17.76%) Node.js
22 5,080 (16.02%) Full Stack Development
23 4,844 (15.27%) TDD
24 4,536 (14.30%) Infrastructure as Code
25 4,524 (14.27%) Jenkins
26 4,348 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
27 4,340 (13.69%) TypeScript
28 4,337 (13.68%) Scrum
29 4,321 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
30 4,239 (13.37%) Test Automation

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 1,600 (5.05%) Apache Spark
2 1,486 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 879 (2.77%) Apache
4 792 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
5 776 (2.45%) Confluence
6 434 (1.37%) CMS
7 379 (1.20%) IIS
8 363 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 257 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 251 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 243 (0.77%) Umbraco
12 225 (0.71%) nginx
13 211 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 203 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 176 (0.55%) JBoss
16 145 (0.46%) Headless CMS
17 144 (0.45%) GeoServer
18 129 (0.41%) Jupyter
19 117 (0.37%) Luigi
20 114 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 257 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 147 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 132 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 115 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 69 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 50 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 33 (0.10%) Sketch
8 24 (0.076%) InVision
8 24 (0.076%) Photoshop
9 20 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 15 (0.047%) Campfire
11 13 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.038%) Adobe XD
13 11 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
14 7 (0.022%) Zeplin
15 6 (0.019%) SPSS
16 5 (0.016%) SketchUp
17 4 (0.013%) Blender
17 4 (0.013%) EngageOne
18 3 (0.009%) Stata
Business Applications
1 85 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
1 85 (0.27%) Shopify
2 56 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 53 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 52 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 48 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 41 (0.13%) Magento
7 38 (0.12%) Sentinel
8 32 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 31 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
10 25 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
11 20 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
12 17 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
13 16 (0.050%) Markit EDM
14 15 (0.047%) NetSuite
14 15 (0.047%) Temenos T24
15 14 (0.044%) SimCorp Dimension
15 14 (0.044%) thinkFolio
16 13 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
17 11 (0.035%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14,665 (46.24%) Azure
2 9,012 (28.42%) GCP
3 5,855 (18.46%) Serverless
4 3,681 (11.61%) SaaS
5 3,677 (11.59%) AWS Lambda
6 2,764 (8.72%) GitHub
7 2,583 (8.15%) Amazon S3
8 2,295 (7.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1,904 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
10 1,677 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1,465 (4.62%) PaaS
12 1,462 (4.61%) Amazon ECS
13 1,247 (3.93%) Amazon SQS
14 1,032 (3.25%) Microsoft 365
15 939 (2.96%) IaaS
16 904 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 890 (2.81%) Amazon Kinesis
18 888 (2.80%) Amazon EKS
18 888 (2.80%) OpenShift
19 783 (2.47%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1,230 (3.88%) Firewall
2 866 (2.73%) Internet
3 858 (2.71%) DNS
4 803 (2.53%) HTTP
5 549 (1.73%) VPN
6 536 (1.69%) Network Security
7 387 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 371 (1.17%) DHCP
9 369 (1.16%) WAN
10 267 (0.84%) LAN
11 183 (0.58%) SAN
12 166 (0.52%) Broadband
13 163 (0.51%) BGP
14 152 (0.48%) SD-WAN
14 152 (0.48%) VoIP
15 151 (0.48%) Wireless
16 145 (0.46%) SSL
17 142 (0.45%) OSPF
18 114 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
19 108 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,348 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
2 3,808 (12.01%) NoSQL
3 3,142 (9.91%) MySQL
4 2,531 (7.98%) Relational Database
5 2,183 (6.88%) Big Data
6 2,114 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 1,900 (5.99%) SQL Server
8 1,811 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1,624 (5.12%) Redis
10 1,521 (4.80%) Amazon RDS
11 1,425 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
12 1,052 (3.32%) Amazon Redshift
13 1,008 (3.18%) Hadoop
14 904 (2.85%) Data Lake
15 765 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
16 690 (2.18%) Amazon Aurora
17 658 (2.07%) BigQuery
18 637 (2.01%) Power BI
19 630 (1.99%) RDBMS
20 625 (1.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5,966 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 4,524 (14.27%) Jenkins
3 2,354 (7.42%) JIRA
4 1,549 (4.88%) GitLab
5 1,036 (3.27%) Maven
6 857 (2.70%) CircleCI
7 854 (2.69%) Gradle
8 760 (2.40%) Cypress.io
9 752 (2.37%) JUnit
10 704 (2.22%) Bitbucket
11 673 (2.12%) Selenium
12 583 (1.84%) TeamCity
13 552 (1.74%) Cucumber
13 552 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
14 463 (1.46%) webpack
15 460 (1.45%) Subversion
16 428 (1.35%) SonarQube
17 389 (1.23%) Mockito
18 347 (1.09%) Postman
19 298 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8,508 (26.83%) Finance
2 6,488 (20.46%) Social Skills
3 2,465 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2,143 (6.76%) Banking
5 1,981 (6.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1,889 (5.96%) Retail
7 1,521 (4.80%) Games
8 1,434 (4.52%) Marketing
9 1,305 (4.12%) Public Sector
10 997 (3.14%) Manufacturing
11 803 (2.53%) Law
12 701 (2.21%) Legal
13 674 (2.13%) Front Office
14 545 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
15 513 (1.62%) Telecoms
16 443 (1.40%) Advertising
17 435 (1.37%) Financial Institution
18 430 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
19 338 (1.07%) Automotive
20 296 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7,985 (25.18%) Developer
2 5,737 (18.09%) Software Engineer
3 3,695 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2,323 (7.33%) Architect
5 2,062 (6.50%) Senior Developer
6 2,024 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1,981 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 1,551 (4.89%) Java Developer
9 1,527 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 1,493 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
11 1,443 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
12 1,435 (4.53%) Java Engineer
13 1,076 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
14 1,006 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 908 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
16 844 (2.66%) Principal Engineer
17 699 (2.20%) Consultant
18 692 (2.18%) Python Developer
19 691 (2.18%) Backend Developer
20 677 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,816 (24.65%) React
2 5,632 (17.76%) Node.js
3 3,943 (12.43%) .NET
4 3,351 (10.57%) CSS
5 3,228 (10.18%) Kafka
6 3,210 (10.12%) AngularJS
7 3,148 (9.93%) HTML
8 2,943 (9.28%) Spring
9 2,923 (9.22%) REST
10 2,659 (8.38%) RESTful
11 1,881 (5.93%) Spring Boot
12 1,753 (5.53%) GraphQL
13 1,734 (5.47%) Vue.js
14 1,585 (5.00%) .NET Core
15 1,268 (4.00%) Web Services
16 1,222 (3.85%) HTML5
17 1,062 (3.35%) ASP.NET
18 1,028 (3.24%) Jest
19 975 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
20 943 (2.97%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2,757 (8.69%) Cloud Native
2 2,292 (7.23%) User Experience
3 2,181 (6.88%) Public Cloud
4 1,544 (4.87%) Algorithms
5 1,287 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 1,200 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1,104 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
8 1,045 (3.30%) Data Structures
9 835 (2.63%) Data Centre
10 791 (2.49%) Life Science
11 693 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
12 684 (2.16%) Management Information System
13 615 (1.94%) Hedge funds
14 578 (1.82%) Blog
15 575 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
16 572 (1.80%) Virtual Team
17 536 (1.69%) IoT
18 512 (1.61%) Derivative
19 493 (1.55%) Equities
20 484 (1.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5,765 (18.18%) Linux
2 2,564 (8.09%) Windows
3 1,274 (4.02%) Unix
4 912 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 762 (2.40%) Android
6 693 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 475 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 268 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 223 (0.70%) CentOS
10 198 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 163 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
12 143 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 142 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 129 (0.41%) Mesosphere
15 104 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 86 (0.27%) VMS
17 84 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
18 70 (0.22%) Solaris
19 62 (0.20%) Debian
20 47 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,758 (49.69%) Agile
2 11,834 (37.32%) DevOps
3 10,896 (34.36%) CI/CD
4 10,224 (32.24%) Software Engineering
5 7,483 (23.60%) Microservices
6 5,080 (16.02%) Full Stack Development
7 4,844 (15.27%) TDD
8 4,536 (14.30%) Infrastructure as Code
9 4,337 (13.68%) Scrum
10 4,321 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
11 4,239 (13.37%) Test Automation
12 4,123 (13.00%) Mentoring
13 4,087 (12.89%) Analytics
14 3,588 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
15 3,376 (10.65%) Data Science
16 3,314 (10.45%) Machine Learning
17 3,245 (10.23%) Computer Science
18 2,857 (9.01%) Coaching
19 2,613 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
20 2,527 (7.97%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 12,312 (38.82%) Python
2 9,352 (29.49%) Java
3 8,291 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 7,339 (23.14%) SQL
5 4,340 (13.69%) TypeScript
6 4,185 (13.20%) C#
7 3,086 (9.73%) Go
8 2,301 (7.26%) Bash
9 2,050 (6.46%) PHP
10 1,905 (6.01%) Ruby
11 1,825 (5.75%) PowerShell
12 1,429 (4.51%) Scala
13 1,177 (3.71%) C++
14 1,060 (3.34%) Kotlin
15 808 (2.55%) C
16 749 (2.36%) Shell Script
17 593 (1.87%) Perl
18 588 (1.85%) ES6
19 549 (1.73%) T-SQL
20 499 (1.57%) R
Qualifications
1 3,887 (12.26%) Degree
2 1,801 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,595 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 1,173 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 726 (2.29%) AWS Certification
6 501 (1.58%) Master's Degree
7 334 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 324 (1.02%) CISSP
9 290 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 177 (0.56%) CISM
11 154 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 153 (0.48%) CCNP
13 147 (0.46%) MCSE
13 147 (0.46%) PhD
14 143 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
15 132 (0.42%) CCNA
15 132 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
16 127 (0.40%) MCSA
17 123 (0.39%) DV Cleared
18 100 (0.32%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,258 (7.12%) QA
2 569 (1.79%) Accessibility
3 511 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 489 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 454 (1.43%) GDPR
6 302 (0.95%) SLA
7 256 (0.81%) NIST
8 235 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 111 (0.35%) SOC 2
10 110 (0.35%) GRC
11 101 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 82 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 78 (0.25%) HIPAA
14 66 (0.21%) NCSC
15 60 (0.19%) HL7
16 49 (0.15%) ISO 9001
17 38 (0.12%) ISO 13485
17 38 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 37 (0.12%) CDISC
19 34 (0.11%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 10,452 (32.96%) Docker
2 956 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 873 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 266 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 258 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 209 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 142 (0.45%) vSphere
8 90 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 85 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 82 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 62 (0.20%) KVM
12 56 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 50 (0.16%) Xen
14 47 (0.15%) XenApp
15 46 (0.15%) LXC
16 33 (0.10%) HDFS
16 33 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
16 33 (0.10%) VMware NSX
17 32 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 32 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9,803 (30.91%) Kubernetes
2 7,473 (23.57%) Terraform
3 3,481 (10.98%) Ansible
4 1,573 (4.96%) Puppet
5 1,283 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1,025 (3.23%) Prometheus
7 1,003 (3.16%) Grafana
8 358 (1.13%) Kibana
9 264 (0.83%) Istio
10 228 (0.72%) Consul
11 197 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
12 185 (0.58%) Packer
13 160 (0.50%) logstash
14 158 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 149 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
16 147 (0.46%) Rancher
17 145 (0.46%) SCCM
18 141 (0.44%) Nagios
19 138 (0.44%) Automic
20 110 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3,829 (12.07%) Google
2 3,345 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 1,395 (4.40%) Oracle
4 1,246 (3.93%) VMware
5 711 (2.24%) Splunk
6 626 (1.97%) Cisco
7 511 (1.61%) Databricks
8 472 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 454 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 420 (1.32%) New Relic
11 378 (1.19%) IBM
12 258 (0.81%) Citrix
13 254 (0.80%) Atlassian
14 241 (0.76%) SAP
15 239 (0.75%) Apple
16 221 (0.70%) Dell
17 216 (0.68%) Twitter
18 193 (0.61%) Palo Alto
19 186 (0.59%) Adobe
20 172 (0.54%) ServiceNow