Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +37
Permanent jobs citing AWS 16,749 15,512 11,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.97% 9.30% 6.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.60% 38.10% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13,331 12,529 9,409
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 43,387 40,713 32,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.00% 24.41% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35,315 32,943 26,933
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 2019. 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 15,749 £65,000 +4.00% 2,532
London +9 8,850 £75,000 +7.14% 1,245
UK excluding London +9 7,516 £52,500 - 1,472
South East +14 2,229 £57,500 +4.55% 321
North of England +4 1,843 £52,500 +5.00% 414
Midlands +15 1,087 £52,500 -2.91% 203
North West +5 1,040 £57,500 +9.52% 268
South West +6 877 £50,000 - 177
East of England +5 749 £52,500 -8.70% 172
Yorkshire 0 671 £50,000 - 124
West Midlands +25 669 £55,000 - 135
Scotland +11 543 £47,500 -9.52% 129
East Midlands +12 411 £50,000 +2.04% 66
Wales -5 147 £42,750 -12.82% 40
North East -2 132 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Northern Ireland +4 54 £50,000 -16.67% 19
Isle of Man +2 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 8,356 (49.89%) Azure
2 7,040 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6,066 (36.22%) DevOps
4 5,299 (31.64%) Python
5 4,667 (27.86%) Java
6 4,660 (27.82%) Docker
7 4,282 (25.57%) Linux
8 3,527 (21.06%) JavaScript
9 3,426 (20.45%) Kubernetes
10 3,416 (20.40%) SQL
11 3,198 (19.09%) GCP
12 3,146 (18.78%) Finance
13 3,002 (17.92%) Software Engineering
14 2,952 (17.62%) Microservices
15 2,750 (16.42%) C#
16 2,742 (16.37%) Windows
17 2,737 (16.34%) Microsoft
18 2,711 (16.19%) Terraform
19 2,662 (15.89%) Web Services
20 2,624 (15.67%) Ansible
21 2,592 (15.48%) .NET
22 2,436 (14.54%) Jenkins
23 2,295 (13.70%) Git (software)
24 2,250 (13.43%) Google
25 1,966 (11.74%) TDD
26 1,959 (11.70%) Puppet
27 1,948 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
28 1,890 (11.28%) Scrum
29 1,840 (10.99%) SQL Server
30 1,820 (10.87%) Node.js

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
1 823 (4.91%) Apache Spark
2 714 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 493 (2.94%) Confluence
4 455 (2.72%) Apache
5 304 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 291 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 277 (1.65%) IIS
8 242 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 215 (1.28%) nginx
10 190 (1.13%) MS Exchange
11 183 (1.09%) CMS
12 150 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 140 (0.84%) Skype for Business
14 129 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
15 128 (0.76%) JBoss
16 105 (0.63%) Apache Solr
17 104 (0.62%) Apache Pig
17 104 (0.62%) SAS
18 86 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
19 82 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 153 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 41 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 35 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.042%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
8 6 (0.036%) Maya
8 6 (0.036%) MODO
8 6 (0.036%) NUKE
8 6 (0.036%) SPSS
9 4 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.024%) InDesign
9 4 (0.024%) Sketch
10 3 (0.018%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 118 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 92 (0.55%) Magento
3 57 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 52 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 48 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 30 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 25 (0.15%) PolarLake
8 24 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
9 14 (0.084%) Markit EDM
9 14 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
10 13 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 12 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
12 8 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.042%) assyst
13 7 (0.042%) FINCAD Analytics
13 7 (0.042%) Fredhopper
14 6 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
14 6 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
14 6 (0.036%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 8,356 (49.89%) Azure
2 3,198 (19.09%) GCP
3 1,645 (9.82%) Serverless
4 1,305 (7.79%) SaaS
5 1,196 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1,112 (6.64%) Amazon S3
7 1,089 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
8 1,068 (6.38%) Office 365
9 1,012 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 877 (5.24%) PaaS
11 823 (4.91%) IaaS
12 711 (4.25%) GitHub
13 669 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
14 509 (3.04%) Amazon ECS
15 487 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
16 445 (2.66%) OpenShift
17 347 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 345 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 277 (1.65%) Power Platform
20 231 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1,085 (6.48%) Firewall
2 556 (3.32%) DNS
3 516 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 487 (2.91%) WAN
5 450 (2.69%) VPN
6 436 (2.60%) Internet
7 426 (2.54%) LAN
8 346 (2.07%) HTTP
9 329 (1.96%) Network Security
10 307 (1.83%) DHCP
11 256 (1.53%) SAN
12 184 (1.10%) VoIP
13 174 (1.04%) Skype
14 166 (0.99%) MPLS
15 132 (0.79%) Wireless
16 115 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
17 112 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
18 108 (0.64%) VLAN
19 99 (0.59%) WLAN
20 96 (0.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,840 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 1,283 (7.66%) MySQL
3 1,278 (7.63%) Big Data
4 1,221 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 1,062 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
6 928 (5.54%) MongoDB
7 798 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 751 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 676 (4.04%) Relational Database
10 649 (3.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 615 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
12 498 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
13 380 (2.27%) Redis
14 375 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
15 300 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 281 (1.68%) Apache Hive
17 277 (1.65%) RDBMS
18 271 (1.62%) Power BI
19 213 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 212 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 2,436 (14.54%) Jenkins
2 2,295 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 1,146 (6.84%) JIRA
4 529 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 519 (3.10%) Selenium
6 518 (3.09%) Maven
7 431 (2.57%) Bitbucket
8 429 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 428 (2.56%) GitLab
10 399 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 315 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 302 (1.80%) Subversion
13 296 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 225 (1.34%) Artifactory
15 223 (1.33%) Visual Studio
16 216 (1.29%) JUnit
17 209 (1.25%) Gradle
18 172 (1.03%) webpack
19 165 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
20 162 (0.97%) Travis CI
General
1 3,146 (18.78%) Finance
2 933 (5.57%) Retail
3 878 (5.24%) Banking
4 607 (3.62%) Public Sector
5 560 (3.34%) Marketing
6 492 (2.94%) Front Office
7 377 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 273 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 264 (1.58%) Law
10 238 (1.42%) Games
11 214 (1.28%) Advertising
12 151 (0.90%) Electronics
13 106 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 96 (0.57%) Publishing
15 93 (0.56%) Legal
16 85 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 81 (0.48%) Automotive
18 55 (0.33%) Back Office
19 49 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 45 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,517 (26.97%) Developer
2 2,344 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,001 (11.95%) Architect
4 1,356 (8.10%) AWS Engineer
5 1,275 (7.61%) Software Engineer
6 1,098 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 1,089 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 1,030 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 859 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 809 (4.83%) Consultant
11 775 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
12 678 (4.05%) AWS DevOps
13 652 (3.89%) Cloud Architect
14 626 (3.74%) C# Developer
15 606 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 598 (3.57%) Data Engineer
17 580 (3.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 571 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
19 487 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 467 (2.79%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,662 (15.89%) Web Services
2 2,592 (15.48%) .NET
3 1,820 (10.87%) Node.js
4 1,720 (10.27%) React
5 1,675 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1,620 (9.67%) HTML
7 1,497 (8.94%) CSS
8 1,118 (6.68%) Spring
9 1,090 (6.51%) REST
10 1,006 (6.01%) RESTful
11 889 (5.31%) ASP.NET
12 865 (5.16%) Kafka
13 819 (4.89%) .NET Core
14 636 (3.80%) HTML5
15 623 (3.72%) Spring Boot
16 594 (3.55%) JSON
17 509 (3.04%) .NET Framework
18 436 (2.60%) jQuery
19 433 (2.59%) J2EE
20 431 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1,162 (6.94%) Public Cloud
2 934 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 845 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 778 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 608 (3.63%) User Experience
6 595 (3.55%) Cloud Native
7 472 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 467 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 455 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
10 416 (2.48%) Algorithms
11 380 (2.27%) Fixed Income
12 378 (2.26%) Mobile App
13 317 (1.89%) Derivative
14 295 (1.76%) Private Cloud
15 281 (1.68%) Management Information System
16 264 (1.58%) Data Structures
17 238 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
18 210 (1.25%) Hedge funds
19 200 (1.19%) Virtual Team
20 180 (1.07%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4,282 (25.57%) Linux
2 2,742 (16.37%) Windows
3 1,149 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 961 (5.74%) Unix
5 338 (2.02%) Android
6 336 (2.01%) CentOS
7 321 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 301 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 273 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 251 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 245 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 239 (1.43%) Windows 10
13 165 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 105 (0.63%) Debian
15 101 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 58 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 44 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 33 (0.20%) CoreOS
18 33 (0.20%) Mesosphere
18 33 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,040 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6,066 (36.22%) DevOps
3 3,002 (17.92%) Software Engineering
4 2,952 (17.62%) Microservices
5 1,966 (11.74%) TDD
6 1,948 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1,890 (11.28%) Scrum
8 1,645 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
9 1,556 (9.29%) Test Automation
10 1,436 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 1,430 (8.54%) Analytics
12 1,296 (7.74%) Migration
13 1,210 (7.22%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,169 (6.98%) Configuration Management
15 1,136 (6.78%) Fintech
16 1,130 (6.75%) Machine Learning
17 1,128 (6.73%) Computer Science
18 1,127 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
19 1,120 (6.69%) Open Source
20 995 (5.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,299 (31.64%) Python
2 4,667 (27.86%) Java
3 3,527 (21.06%) JavaScript
4 3,416 (20.40%) SQL
5 2,750 (16.42%) C#
6 1,391 (8.30%) Bash Shell
7 1,331 (7.95%) PowerShell
8 1,096 (6.54%) Ruby
9 870 (5.19%) Go
10 839 (5.01%) PHP
11 836 (4.99%) Scala
12 645 (3.85%) C++
13 583 (3.48%) TypeScript
14 490 (2.93%) Java 8
15 467 (2.79%) R
16 391 (2.33%) Shell Script
17 375 (2.24%) Perl
18 338 (2.02%) C
19 328 (1.96%) T-SQL
20 320 (1.91%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,618 (9.66%) Degree
2 546 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 460 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 423 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 387 (2.31%) AWS Certification
6 360 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 296 (1.77%) CISSP
8 282 (1.68%) CCNA
9 260 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 234 (1.40%) CCNP
11 228 (1.36%) MCSE
12 127 (0.76%) MCSA
13 118 (0.70%) CISM
13 118 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 107 (0.64%) Master's Degree
15 103 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
16 97 (0.58%) PhD
17 73 (0.44%) DV Cleared
18 71 (0.42%) CEH
19 70 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 726 (4.33%) QA
2 250 (1.49%) SLA
3 221 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 208 (1.24%) GDPR
5 129 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 115 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 96 (0.57%) NIST
8 69 (0.41%) COBIT
9 34 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 34 (0.20%) PMO
10 23 (0.14%) NCSC
11 17 (0.10%) HIPAA
12 16 (0.096%) WAI
13 15 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 14 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 13 (0.078%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.054%) ISAE 3402
17 8 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 8 (0.048%) ISO 22301
17 8 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4,660 (27.82%) Docker
2 1,149 (6.86%) Active Directory
3 1,083 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 685 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 234 (1.40%) vSphere
6 168 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 161 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 114 (0.68%) XenApp
9 81 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 74 (0.44%) HDFS
11 62 (0.37%) VMware NSX
12 60 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 59 (0.35%) VirtualBox
14 54 (0.32%) Varnish
15 48 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 48 (0.29%) vCloud
16 46 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 44 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
17 44 (0.26%) Xen
18 37 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3,426 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 2,711 (16.19%) Terraform
3 2,624 (15.67%) Ansible
4 1,959 (11.70%) Puppet
5 1,520 (9.08%) Opscode Chef
6 326 (1.95%) SCCM
7 311 (1.86%) Packer
8 273 (1.63%) Prometheus
9 253 (1.51%) Grafana
10 247 (1.47%) Nagios
11 220 (1.31%) Salt
12 219 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
13 210 (1.25%) Consul
14 189 (1.13%) Kibana
15 129 (0.77%) ZABBIX
16 119 (0.71%) SCOM
17 115 (0.69%) Rancher
18 112 (0.67%) Graphite
19 106 (0.63%) Mesos
20 98 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,737 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 2,250 (13.43%) Google
3 1,628 (9.72%) VMware
4 1,013 (6.05%) Oracle
5 795 (4.75%) Cisco
6 425 (2.54%) Citrix
7 386 (2.30%) SAP
8 382 (2.28%) Splunk
9 356 (2.13%) IBM
10 336 (2.01%) Tableau
11 303 (1.81%) Red Hat
12 293 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
13 229 (1.37%) Dell
14 228 (1.36%) HP
15 212 (1.27%) Cloudera
16 185 (1.10%) Informatica
17 182 (1.09%) Veeam
18 170 (1.01%) Atlassian
19 163 (0.97%) ServiceNow
20 145 (0.87%) Bloomberg