Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +31
Permanent jobs citing AWS 15,926 15,586 12,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.63% 10.26% 7.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.63% 39.33% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,884 12,327 10,582
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 42,320 39,632 36,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 26.10% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34,405 31,627 29,922
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,375
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.06% +2.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the UK

AWS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS.

Salary trend for AWS in the UK

AWS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS over the 6 months to 22 January 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 22 January 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 +7 15,000 £65,000 +4.00% 3,141
London +4 8,784 £75,000 +7.14% 1,479
UK excluding London +2 6,769 £55,000 +1.85% 1,890
North of England +8 1,922 £55,000 - 585
South East +9 1,916 £58,000 +5.45% 350
North West +8 1,080 £55,000 -4.35% 357
Midlands +7 1,003 £55,000 +3.48% 269
Yorkshire +7 700 £50,000 - 179
East of England +7 696 £55,000 - 251
West Midlands +7 627 £55,000 +3.77% 182
South West -15 625 £52,500 - 206
Scotland +9 424 £52,500 +5.00% 126
East Midlands +7 375 £52,500 -4.55% 85
Wales -15 168 £45,000 - 92
North East +6 142 £45,000 -5.26% 49
Northern Ireland +5 55 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Channel Islands +4 1 £60,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 7,997 (50.21%) Azure
2 6,761 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5,194 (32.61%) DevOps
4 4,923 (30.91%) Python
5 4,654 (29.22%) Java
6 4,083 (25.64%) Docker
7 3,777 (23.72%) JavaScript
8 3,730 (23.42%) Finance
9 3,413 (21.43%) Linux
10 3,284 (20.62%) SQL
11 3,166 (19.88%) Software Engineering
12 3,112 (19.54%) Kubernetes
13 3,105 (19.50%) Microservices
14 3,005 (18.87%) GCP
15 2,844 (17.86%) C#
16 2,751 (17.27%) Web Services
17 2,488 (15.62%) .NET
18 2,431 (15.26%) Microsoft
19 2,374 (14.91%) Windows
20 2,293 (14.40%) Terraform
21 2,121 (13.32%) TDD
22 2,090 (13.12%) Git (software)
23 2,013 (12.64%) Jenkins
24 1,989 (12.49%) Ansible
25 1,968 (12.36%) Google
26 1,957 (12.29%) Node.js
27 1,909 (11.99%) SQL Server
28 1,895 (11.90%) React
29 1,878 (11.79%) Scrum
30 1,678 (10.54%) Analytics

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
1 781 (4.90%) Apache Spark
2 729 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
3 439 (2.76%) Confluence
4 363 (2.28%) Apache
5 321 (2.02%) IIS
6 207 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 203 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 199 (1.25%) OpenStack
9 184 (1.16%) nginx
10 179 (1.12%) CMS
11 168 (1.05%) MS Exchange
12 137 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
13 123 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 109 (0.68%) Skype for Business
15 101 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
16 65 (0.41%) JBoss
17 58 (0.36%) SAS
18 52 (0.33%) WordPress
19 50 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
20 46 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 185 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 28 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.063%) SPSS
8 8 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.044%) Gliffy
10 6 (0.038%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.019%) HipChat
14 2 (0.013%) InDesign
14 2 (0.013%) Simulink
14 2 (0.013%) Sketch
14 2 (0.013%) Windchill
15 1 (0.006%) Figma
15 1 (0.006%) GNU Octave
15 1 (0.006%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 108 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
2 74 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 71 (0.45%) PolarLake
4 61 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 60 (0.38%) Magento
6 54 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 52 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
8 31 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
9 30 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 28 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 28 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
11 18 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 17 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
13 13 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
15 11 (0.069%) HFM
16 10 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
16 10 (0.063%) assyst
16 10 (0.063%) Oracle FAH
17 9 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7,997 (50.21%) Azure
2 3,005 (18.87%) GCP
3 1,520 (9.54%) Serverless
4 1,189 (7.47%) SaaS
5 1,099 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
6 1,070 (6.72%) Amazon S3
7 1,065 (6.69%) Office 365
8 977 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
9 870 (5.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 804 (5.05%) PaaS
11 682 (4.28%) IaaS
12 543 (3.41%) GitHub
13 516 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
14 499 (3.13%) Amazon ECS
15 478 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
16 425 (2.67%) OpenShift
17 316 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 266 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 259 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
20 236 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 925 (5.81%) Firewall
2 500 (3.14%) DNS
3 468 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 369 (2.32%) WAN
5 351 (2.20%) VPN
6 333 (2.09%) Internet
7 328 (2.06%) LAN
8 272 (1.71%) Network Security
9 271 (1.70%) HTTP
10 255 (1.60%) DHCP
11 241 (1.51%) SAN
12 139 (0.87%) VoIP
13 133 (0.84%) Wireless
14 127 (0.80%) Skype
15 125 (0.78%) BGP
15 125 (0.78%) MPLS
16 107 (0.67%) SSL
17 102 (0.64%) NetScaler
18 101 (0.63%) VLAN
19 91 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,909 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 1,313 (8.24%) NoSQL
3 1,212 (7.61%) MySQL
4 1,199 (7.53%) Big Data
5 1,183 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
6 902 (5.66%) MongoDB
7 840 (5.27%) Amazon RDS
8 746 (4.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 713 (4.48%) Hadoop
10 706 (4.43%) Relational Database
11 591 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
12 571 (3.59%) Amazon Redshift
13 452 (2.84%) Redis
14 373 (2.34%) Amazon Athena
15 324 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 298 (1.87%) RDBMS
17 252 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 227 (1.43%) BigQuery
19 224 (1.41%) Apache Hive
20 216 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 2,090 (13.12%) Git (software)
2 2,013 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 1,001 (6.29%) JIRA
4 531 (3.33%) Maven
5 447 (2.81%) TeamCity
6 420 (2.64%) Selenium
7 373 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 365 (2.29%) GitLab
9 355 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 309 (1.94%) Bitbucket
11 259 (1.63%) Artifactory
12 242 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 231 (1.45%) JUnit
14 218 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
15 214 (1.34%) Subversion
16 187 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
17 161 (1.01%) Gradle
18 159 (1.00%) webpack
19 146 (0.92%) SonarQube
20 127 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 3,730 (23.42%) Finance
2 1,189 (7.47%) Banking
3 932 (5.85%) Front Office
4 776 (4.87%) Retail
5 513 (3.22%) Public Sector
6 465 (2.92%) Marketing
7 307 (1.93%) Games
8 279 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 192 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 189 (1.19%) Law
11 179 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 163 (1.02%) Advertising
13 148 (0.93%) Legal
14 143 (0.90%) Back Office
15 141 (0.89%) Automotive
16 103 (0.65%) Electronics
17 92 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 61 (0.38%) Billing
19 49 (0.31%) Publishing
20 45 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,661 (29.27%) Developer
2 1,842 (11.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,812 (11.38%) Architect
4 1,413 (8.87%) Software Engineer
5 1,192 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 1,158 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 1,076 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
8 895 (5.62%) .NET Developer
9 836 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 678 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 662 (4.16%) Data Engineer
12 660 (4.14%) Consultant
13 606 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
14 557 (3.50%) Java Engineer
15 544 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 532 (3.34%) Software Developer
17 525 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
18 504 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
19 492 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
20 488 (3.06%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,751 (17.27%) Web Services
2 2,488 (15.62%) .NET
3 1,957 (12.29%) Node.js
4 1,895 (11.90%) React
5 1,657 (10.40%) AngularJS
6 1,497 (9.40%) HTML
7 1,437 (9.02%) CSS
8 1,204 (7.56%) REST
9 1,021 (6.41%) Spring
10 990 (6.22%) RESTful
11 939 (5.90%) .NET Core
12 881 (5.53%) ASP.NET
13 852 (5.35%) Kafka
14 660 (4.14%) J2EE
15 608 (3.82%) Vue.js
16 581 (3.65%) Spring Boot
17 559 (3.51%) .NET Framework
18 544 (3.42%) HTML5
19 494 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
20 466 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,088 (6.83%) Public Cloud
2 967 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
3 822 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 754 (4.73%) Data Centre
5 751 (4.72%) Fixed Income
6 654 (4.11%) Derivative
7 600 (3.77%) Cloud Native
8 570 (3.58%) Equities
9 545 (3.42%) Hedge funds
10 480 (3.01%) User Experience
11 397 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 380 (2.39%) Mobile App
13 372 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
14 369 (2.32%) Algorithms
15 362 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 328 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
17 256 (1.61%) Private Cloud
18 235 (1.48%) Blog
19 234 (1.47%) Data Structures
20 223 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3,413 (21.43%) Linux
2 2,374 (14.91%) Windows
3 977 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 741 (4.65%) Unix
5 365 (2.29%) Android
6 329 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 255 (1.60%) Windows 10
8 243 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 241 (1.51%) CentOS
10 208 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 202 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 166 (1.04%) Ubuntu
13 125 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 114 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 85 (0.53%) Debian
16 75 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 73 (0.46%) VMS
18 49 (0.31%) Windows 8
19 40 (0.25%) Solaris
20 27 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,761 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5,194 (32.61%) DevOps
3 3,166 (19.88%) Software Engineering
4 3,105 (19.50%) Microservices
5 2,121 (13.32%) TDD
6 1,878 (11.79%) Scrum
7 1,678 (10.54%) Analytics
8 1,626 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
9 1,613 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1,438 (9.03%) Mentoring
11 1,378 (8.65%) Test Automation
12 1,293 (8.12%) Machine Learning
13 1,218 (7.65%) Migration
14 1,176 (7.38%) Open Source
15 1,090 (6.84%) Asset Management
16 1,085 (6.81%) Fintech
17 1,082 (6.79%) Artificial Intelligence
18 1,040 (6.53%) BDD
19 1,020 (6.40%) Computer Science
20 990 (6.22%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 4,923 (30.91%) Python
2 4,654 (29.22%) Java
3 3,777 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 3,284 (20.62%) SQL
5 2,844 (17.86%) C#
6 1,162 (7.30%) PowerShell
7 1,073 (6.74%) Bash Shell
8 949 (5.96%) Ruby
9 838 (5.26%) PHP
10 807 (5.07%) TypeScript
11 791 (4.97%) Scala
12 772 (4.85%) Go
13 673 (4.23%) C++
14 599 (3.76%) Java 8
15 582 (3.65%) R
16 356 (2.24%) C
17 353 (2.22%) Kotlin
18 312 (1.96%) Perl
19 271 (1.70%) T-SQL
20 270 (1.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,334 (8.38%) Degree
2 517 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 375 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 339 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 320 (2.01%) AWS Certification
6 309 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 257 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 212 (1.33%) CISSP
9 199 (1.25%) MCSE
10 187 (1.17%) CCNP
11 175 (1.10%) CCNA
12 130 (0.82%) MCSA
13 108 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 104 (0.65%) CISM
15 103 (0.65%) PhD
16 87 (0.55%) Master's Degree
17 61 (0.38%) DV Cleared
17 61 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
18 60 (0.38%) MCP
19 53 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 636 (3.99%) QA
2 224 (1.41%) SLA
3 210 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 174 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 172 (1.08%) GDPR
6 136 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 72 (0.45%) NIST
8 47 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 31 (0.19%) COBIT
10 30 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (0.14%) NCSC
12 22 (0.14%) JSP 440
13 19 (0.12%) PMO
14 16 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 12 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 12 (0.075%) PSD2
16 9 (0.057%) HIPAA
17 8 (0.050%) ISO 31000
18 7 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
18 7 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 4,083 (25.64%) Docker
2 1,040 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 871 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 531 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 168 (1.05%) XenApp
6 154 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 148 (0.93%) vSphere
8 141 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 93 (0.58%) HDFS
9 93 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 91 (0.57%) VirtualBox
11 66 (0.41%) VMware NSX
12 55 (0.35%) vCloud
13 39 (0.24%) Firmware
13 39 (0.24%) KVM
14 34 (0.21%) Xen
15 29 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
16 22 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
16 22 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
17 20 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3,112 (19.54%) Kubernetes
2 2,293 (14.40%) Terraform
3 1,989 (12.49%) Ansible
4 1,392 (8.74%) Puppet
5 1,043 (6.55%) Opscode Chef
6 279 (1.75%) SCCM
7 268 (1.68%) Packer
8 230 (1.44%) Grafana
9 227 (1.43%) Prometheus
10 186 (1.17%) Nagios
11 172 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
12 137 (0.86%) Consul
12 137 (0.86%) Kibana
13 135 (0.85%) Mesos
13 135 (0.85%) Salt
14 126 (0.79%) Rancher
15 114 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
16 111 (0.70%) ZABBIX
17 105 (0.66%) SCOM
18 77 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,431 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 1,968 (12.36%) Google
3 1,394 (8.75%) VMware
4 1,014 (6.37%) Oracle
5 637 (4.00%) Cisco
6 459 (2.88%) Citrix
7 311 (1.95%) IBM
8 306 (1.92%) Tableau
9 288 (1.81%) Splunk
10 286 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 257 (1.61%) SAP
12 240 (1.51%) Bloomberg
13 234 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 189 (1.19%) WorldPay
15 180 (1.13%) Atlassian
16 170 (1.07%) HP
17 165 (1.04%) Veeam
18 161 (1.01%) ServiceNow
19 154 (0.97%) Sage
20 143 (0.90%) Cloudera