Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 16 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +19
Permanent jobs citing AWS 12,141 16,069 15,080
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 11.27% 8.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.28% 39.26% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,793 13,921 13,005
Median annual salary £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +6.25% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,850
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
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 30,911 40,927 40,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.30% 28.70% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25,065 33,012 33,104
Median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +4.02%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 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 +5 11,330 £65,000 - 1,036
London +4 6,901 £75,000 +3.45% 435
UK excluding London +2 4,992 £55,000 - 685
North of England +6 1,416 £52,500 -4.55% 216
South East -1 1,345 £60,000 +4.35% 137
Work from Home +1 1,055 £62,500 -10.71% 145
North West +3 714 £55,000 - 124
Midlands +2 654 £55,000 +4.76% 74
Yorkshire +12 604 £52,500 - 63
South West 0 528 £52,500 +5.00% 86
East of England +8 496 £55,000 - 90
West Midlands +1 437 £55,000 +4.76% 48
Scotland +10 351 £55,000 +10.00% 37
East Midlands +5 216 £56,250 +18.42% 26
Wales +1 164 £45,000 +1.12% 42
North East +8 98 £41,000 -15.90% 29
Northern Ireland +15 68 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Isle of Man +2 1 £33,000 -40.00%
Channel Islands - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 6,181 (50.91%) Azure
2 5,200 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4,000 (32.95%) DevOps
4 3,759 (30.96%) Python
5 3,321 (27.35%) Java
6 3,272 (26.95%) JavaScript
7 3,094 (25.48%) Docker
8 2,949 (24.29%) Finance
9 2,646 (21.79%) Kubernetes
10 2,460 (20.26%) Microservices
11 2,389 (19.68%) GCP
12 2,341 (19.28%) SQL
13 2,340 (19.27%) C#
14 2,292 (18.88%) Linux
15 2,253 (18.56%) Software Engineering
16 2,090 (17.21%) .NET
17 2,079 (17.12%) React
18 1,923 (15.84%) Node.js
19 1,899 (15.64%) Web Services
20 1,895 (15.61%) TDD
21 1,861 (15.33%) Terraform
22 1,853 (15.26%) AngularJS
23 1,798 (14.81%) Microsoft
24 1,748 (14.40%) Scrum
25 1,732 (14.27%) SQL Server
26 1,588 (13.08%) Git (software)
27 1,510 (12.44%) Jenkins
28 1,508 (12.42%) Google
29 1,496 (12.32%) Windows
30 1,469 (12.10%) Ansible

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
1 801 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
2 523 (4.31%) Apache Spark
3 339 (2.79%) Apache
4 269 (2.22%) Confluence
5 187 (1.54%) IIS
6 156 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 155 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 146 (1.20%) CMS
9 144 (1.19%) MS Exchange
10 119 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
11 100 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 80 (0.66%) nginx
13 79 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 64 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 63 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
16 58 (0.48%) Skype for Business
17 52 (0.43%) SAS
18 47 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
19 39 (0.32%) Umbraco
20 38 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 144 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 17 (0.14%) Sketch
8 10 (0.082%) Zeplin
9 7 (0.058%) Gliffy
10 5 (0.041%) SPSS
11 4 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.016%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.016%) Windchill
14 1 (0.008%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 94 (0.77%) Markit EDM
2 85 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
3 55 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
4 40 (0.33%) PolarLake
5 39 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 38 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
7 21 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 14 (0.12%) Sentinel
10 12 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.099%) Magento
11 11 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
12 10 (0.082%) SAP ERP
13 9 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (0.074%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 9 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
14 8 (0.066%) NetSuite
15 7 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,181 (50.91%) Azure
2 2,389 (19.68%) GCP
3 1,368 (11.27%) Serverless
4 1,168 (9.62%) SaaS
5 897 (7.39%) AWS Lambda
6 757 (6.24%) Office 365
7 681 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
8 662 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 641 (5.28%) Amazon S3
10 627 (5.16%) PaaS
11 484 (3.99%) IaaS
12 401 (3.30%) Amazon ECS
13 367 (3.02%) GitHub
14 334 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
15 332 (2.73%) OpenShift
16 283 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
17 262 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 239 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 233 (1.92%) Power Platform
20 166 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 584 (4.81%) Firewall
2 385 (3.17%) DNS
3 307 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 284 (2.34%) Internet
5 262 (2.16%) WAN
6 251 (2.07%) VPN
7 217 (1.79%) LAN
8 200 (1.65%) SAN
9 194 (1.60%) Network Security
10 186 (1.53%) DHCP
11 179 (1.47%) HTTP
12 110 (0.91%) VoIP
13 102 (0.84%) Skype
14 86 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
15 72 (0.59%) MPLS
16 67 (0.55%) BGP
17 65 (0.54%) NetScaler
18 64 (0.53%) Wireless
19 63 (0.52%) SSL
20 59 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,732 (14.27%) SQL Server
2 1,114 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 1,018 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 970 (7.99%) MySQL
5 847 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
6 770 (6.34%) Big Data
7 548 (4.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 543 (4.47%) Relational Database
9 482 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
10 474 (3.90%) Hadoop
11 467 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
12 427 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
13 403 (3.32%) Redis
14 382 (3.15%) SQL Server 2019
15 238 (1.96%) Amazon Athena
16 219 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
17 206 (1.70%) Power BI
18 190 (1.56%) RDBMS
19 166 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 163 (1.34%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,588 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 1,510 (12.44%) Jenkins
3 597 (4.92%) JIRA
4 354 (2.92%) Maven
5 341 (2.81%) Selenium
6 301 (2.48%) GitLab
7 255 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 250 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 249 (2.05%) Bitbucket
10 201 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 190 (1.56%) JUnit
12 181 (1.49%) Cucumber
13 152 (1.25%) Artifactory
14 147 (1.21%) webpack
15 107 (0.88%) Subversion
16 102 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
17 100 (0.82%) SonarQube
18 98 (0.81%) Vagrant
19 89 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
20 85 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,949 (24.29%) Finance
2 883 (7.27%) Banking
3 639 (5.26%) Front Office
4 465 (3.83%) Retail
5 373 (3.07%) Games
6 288 (2.37%) Public Sector
7 276 (2.27%) Marketing
8 209 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 185 (1.52%) Law
10 174 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 155 (1.28%) Back Office
12 152 (1.25%) Legal
13 151 (1.24%) Advertising
14 117 (0.96%) Automotive
14 117 (0.96%) Manufacturing
15 59 (0.49%) Publishing
16 58 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 54 (0.44%) Electronics
18 41 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,793 (31.24%) Developer
2 1,441 (11.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,264 (10.41%) Architect
4 978 (8.06%) AWS Engineer
5 954 (7.86%) .NET Developer
6 928 (7.64%) Software Engineer
7 827 (6.81%) Java Developer
8 813 (6.70%) Senior Developer
9 648 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
10 569 (4.69%) Data Engineer
11 536 (4.41%) C# Developer
12 439 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 431 (3.55%) AWS Developer
13 431 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
14 425 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
15 393 (3.24%) AWS DevOps
16 379 (3.12%) Cloud Architect
17 377 (3.11%) Java Engineer
18 367 (3.02%) Consultant
19 358 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,090 (17.21%) .NET
2 2,079 (17.12%) React
3 1,923 (15.84%) Node.js
4 1,899 (15.64%) Web Services
5 1,853 (15.26%) AngularJS
6 1,088 (8.96%) HTML
7 1,080 (8.90%) .NET Core
8 1,018 (8.38%) REST
9 1,007 (8.29%) CSS
10 968 (7.97%) ASP.NET
11 896 (7.38%) Vue.js
12 746 (6.14%) Spring
13 715 (5.89%) RESTful
14 714 (5.88%) .NET Framework
15 677 (5.58%) Kafka
16 656 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 576 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 513 (4.23%) Entity Framework
19 463 (3.81%) Spring Boot
20 457 (3.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 848 (6.98%) Public Cloud
2 772 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
3 615 (5.07%) Hedge funds
4 526 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 526 (4.33%) Cloud Native
5 482 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 473 (3.90%) Fixed Income
7 402 (3.31%) Derivative
8 375 (3.09%) User Experience
9 360 (2.97%) Equities
10 301 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 270 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 249 (2.05%) Algorithms
13 229 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 229 (1.89%) Management Information System
14 218 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
15 206 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
16 179 (1.47%) Data Structures
17 155 (1.28%) Private Cloud
18 150 (1.24%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,292 (18.88%) Linux
2 1,496 (12.32%) Windows
3 691 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 475 (3.91%) Unix
5 256 (2.11%) Android
6 230 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 213 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 184 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
9 170 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 165 (1.36%) CentOS
11 150 (1.24%) Windows 10
12 121 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 109 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 105 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 77 (0.63%) Windows 7
16 62 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
17 53 (0.44%) Debian
18 42 (0.35%) VMS
19 36 (0.30%) Mac OS
20 35 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,200 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4,000 (32.95%) DevOps
3 2,460 (20.26%) Microservices
4 2,253 (18.56%) Software Engineering
5 1,895 (15.61%) TDD
6 1,748 (14.40%) Scrum
7 1,158 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
8 1,146 (9.44%) Fintech
9 1,116 (9.19%) Analytics
10 1,108 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 1,103 (9.08%) BDD
12 1,053 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
13 1,013 (8.34%) Mentoring
14 935 (7.70%) MVC
15 878 (7.23%) Machine Learning
16 832 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
17 823 (6.78%) Migration
18 779 (6.42%) Infrastructure as Code
19 759 (6.25%) Kanban
20 750 (6.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,759 (30.96%) Python
2 3,321 (27.35%) Java
3 3,272 (26.95%) JavaScript
4 2,341 (19.28%) SQL
5 2,340 (19.27%) C#
6 995 (8.20%) TypeScript
7 832 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 809 (6.66%) PowerShell
9 613 (5.05%) PHP
10 610 (5.02%) Ruby
11 583 (4.80%) Scala
12 545 (4.49%) Go
13 448 (3.69%) C++
14 427 (3.52%) Java 8
15 325 (2.68%) Kotlin
16 252 (2.08%) C
17 234 (1.93%) T-SQL
18 230 (1.89%) Perl
19 215 (1.77%) R
20 184 (1.52%) F#
Qualifications
1 1,014 (8.35%) Degree
2 382 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 295 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 284 (2.34%) AWS Certification
5 245 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 231 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 211 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 200 (1.65%) CISSP
9 135 (1.11%) MCSE
10 123 (1.01%) CCNA
11 89 (0.73%) MCSA
12 86 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 78 (0.64%) CISM
13 78 (0.64%) DV Cleared
14 77 (0.63%) Master's Degree
15 73 (0.60%) CCNP
16 67 (0.55%) CISA
16 67 (0.55%) PhD
17 60 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
18 59 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (4.32%) QA
2 234 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 139 (1.14%) GDPR
4 127 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 102 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 99 (0.82%) SLA
7 85 (0.70%) NIST
8 66 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 45 (0.37%) COBIT
10 40 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 36 (0.30%) JSP 440
12 33 (0.27%) NCSC
13 31 (0.26%) NIST 800
14 16 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 16 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 10 (0.082%) PMO
16 8 (0.066%) Government Security Classifications
16 8 (0.066%) HIPAA
17 7 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 6 (0.049%) MISRA
System Software
1 3,094 (25.48%) Docker
2 712 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 635 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 315 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 143 (1.18%) vSphere
6 96 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 95 (0.78%) XenApp
8 94 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
9 62 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 60 (0.49%) VirtualBox
11 47 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 44 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
13 39 (0.32%) HDFS
14 28 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
15 24 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
16 23 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 23 (0.19%) vCloud
17 21 (0.17%) KVM
18 20 (0.16%) Terminal Server
19 17 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2,646 (21.79%) Kubernetes
2 1,861 (15.33%) Terraform
3 1,469 (12.10%) Ansible
4 828 (6.82%) Puppet
5 643 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
6 195 (1.61%) Grafana
7 182 (1.50%) Prometheus
8 179 (1.47%) SCCM
9 157 (1.29%) Packer
10 103 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
10 103 (0.85%) Kibana
11 97 (0.80%) Nagios
12 77 (0.63%) SCOM
13 73 (0.60%) Salt
14 68 (0.56%) Mesos
15 54 (0.44%) Consul
16 52 (0.43%) Rancher
17 50 (0.41%) ZABBIX
18 44 (0.36%) logstash
18 44 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,798 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1,508 (12.42%) Google
3 967 (7.96%) VMware
4 754 (6.21%) Oracle
5 409 (3.37%) Cisco
6 272 (2.24%) Citrix
7 266 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 253 (2.08%) Tableau
9 214 (1.76%) IBM
10 181 (1.49%) Splunk
11 174 (1.43%) SAP
12 166 (1.37%) Bloomberg
13 159 (1.31%) HP
14 156 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 127 (1.05%) Atlassian
16 106 (0.87%) Talend
17 100 (0.82%) Informatica
18 92 (0.76%) Dell
19 87 (0.72%) EMC
20 79 (0.65%) F5