Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 12 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing AWS 11,494 17,197 38,120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 17.54% 23.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.29% 40.71% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,587 10,098 16,280
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +13.64%

All Cloud Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35,597 42,246 79,645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.14% 43.08% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26,751 27,684 41,359
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,750 £33,797
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £77,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £102,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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 -4 9,134 £70,000 -6.67% 2,967
UK excluding London -4 7,078 £60,000 -4.00% 2,028
Work from Home -3 5,190 £70,000 -6.67% 1,818
London -2 3,959 £87,500 +2.94% 1,720
North of England -5 1,702 £62,783 +0.45% 419
Scotland +2 1,674 £60,000 - 120
South East -17 1,158 £60,000 -7.69% 847
North West -6 987 £62,783 -3.41% 265
South West -5 952 £60,000 - 215
Midlands -12 868 £58,000 -7.20% 198
Yorkshire -3 544 £60,000 - 113
West Midlands -16 448 £60,000 -7.69% 125
East Midlands -8 418 £57,500 - 72
East of England -11 394 £55,000 -15.38% 127
Wales +2 181 £50,000 -3.85% 48
North East -5 171 £62,783 +14.15% 41
Northern Ireland +9 139 £60,000 +14.29% 75
Isle of Man - 8 £46,500 - 1
Channel Islands - 6 £85,000 -

AWS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 733 (6.38%) Apache
2 704 (6.12%) Apache Spark
3 693 (6.03%) Apache Airflow
4 334 (2.91%) ArcGIS
5 333 (2.90%) GeoServer
6 170 (1.48%) Microsoft Exchange
7 132 (1.15%) Confluence
8 129 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 91 (0.79%) CMS
10 82 (0.71%) nginx
11 69 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 68 (0.59%) IIS
13 52 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 41 (0.36%) WordPress
15 37 (0.32%) Drupal
15 37 (0.32%) Tuxedo
16 24 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
17 21 (0.18%) Tomcat
18 20 (0.17%) JBoss
18 20 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 95 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.22%) Adobe XD
4 23 (0.20%) Simulink
5 20 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (0.13%) Trello
8 14 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 12 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.044%) OrCAD
12 4 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.035%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.035%) Sketch
13 3 (0.026%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.009%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.009%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 64 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 14 (0.12%) Aladdin
3 9 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.078%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.052%) Magento
5 6 (0.052%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.052%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 5 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.044%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.044%) SAP IBP
6 5 (0.044%) SAP PP
6 5 (0.044%) Shopify
6 5 (0.044%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.026%) Fidessa
7 3 (0.026%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.026%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.017%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 5,216 (45.38%) Azure
2 2,315 (20.14%) GCP
3 981 (8.53%) Serverless
4 874 (7.60%) SaaS
5 679 (5.91%) AWS Lambda
6 558 (4.85%) Amazon S3
7 551 (4.79%) Microsoft 365
8 470 (4.09%) GitHub
9 456 (3.97%) Snowflake
10 441 (3.84%) Amazon EKS
11 428 (3.72%) dbt
12 408 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
13 357 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
14 354 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
15 348 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
16 339 (2.95%) Amazon ECS
17 277 (2.41%) PaaS
18 270 (2.35%) Power Platform
19 256 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
20 240 (2.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 572 (4.98%) Firewall
2 420 (3.65%) DNS
3 260 (2.26%) WAN
4 235 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 206 (1.79%) DHCP
6 193 (1.68%) VPN
7 186 (1.62%) LAN
8 176 (1.53%) Network Security
9 124 (1.08%) HTTP
10 116 (1.01%) SD-WAN
11 107 (0.93%) SAN
12 103 (0.90%) BGP
13 99 (0.86%) SSL
14 92 (0.80%) Wireless
15 91 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
16 89 (0.77%) Internet
17 87 (0.76%) VLAN
18 56 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
18 56 (0.49%) VoIP
19 48 (0.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,189 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 920 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 811 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 675 (5.87%) MySQL
5 652 (5.67%) Big Data
6 603 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
7 585 (5.09%) MongoDB
8 559 (4.86%) Data Lake
9 472 (4.11%) Relational Database
10 456 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
11 405 (3.52%) Apache Ignite
12 384 (3.34%) Amazon Athena
13 383 (3.33%) Hadoop
14 375 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
15 363 (3.16%) GIS
16 353 (3.07%) Dremio
17 351 (3.05%) Apache Arrow
18 342 (2.98%) Tableau
19 330 (2.87%) QGIS
20 261 (2.27%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,125 (9.79%) Git
2 660 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 424 (3.69%) GitLab
4 391 (3.40%) JIRA
5 196 (1.71%) Cypress.io
6 183 (1.59%) JUnit
7 172 (1.50%) Selenium
8 102 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 92 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 90 (0.78%) Bitbucket Server
11 78 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 75 (0.65%) Jasmine
13 68 (0.59%) Artifactory
13 68 (0.59%) Postman
14 67 (0.58%) CircleCI
15 62 (0.54%) WebDriver
16 61 (0.53%) Maven
17 60 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
17 60 (0.52%) Protractor
17 60 (0.52%) SonarQube
General
1 3,281 (28.55%) Finance
2 2,188 (19.04%) Social Skills
3 1,629 (14.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1,389 (12.08%) Law
5 981 (8.53%) Banking
6 957 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 815 (7.09%) Marketing
8 681 (5.92%) Front Office
9 510 (4.44%) Investment Banking
10 509 (4.43%) Public Sector
11 486 (4.23%) Legal
12 468 (4.07%) Presentation Skills
13 418 (3.64%) Retail
14 218 (1.90%) Financial Institution
15 208 (1.81%) Games
16 171 (1.49%) Tech for Good
17 168 (1.46%) Aerospace
18 109 (0.95%) Telecoms
19 99 (0.86%) Billing
20 98 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,809 (24.44%) Developer
2 2,704 (23.53%) Senior
3 2,698 (23.47%) Software Engineer
4 1,617 (14.07%) Lead
5 1,340 (11.66%) Architect
6 975 (8.48%) AWS Engineer
7 777 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 752 (6.54%) Senior Software Engineer
9 700 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
10 647 (5.63%) Python Engineer
11 641 (5.58%) Java Engineer
12 601 (5.23%) Data Engineer
13 559 (4.86%) Java Software Engineer
14 525 (4.57%) .NET Developer
15 512 (4.45%) Python Software Engineer
16 491 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
17 489 (4.25%) AWS Software Engineer
18 480 (4.18%) Java Developer
19 456 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
20 452 (3.93%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,173 (18.91%) React
2 1,520 (13.22%) .NET
3 1,208 (10.51%) Node.js
4 1,020 (8.87%) AngularJS
5 866 (7.53%) CSS
6 859 (7.47%) Spring
7 819 (7.13%) .NET Core
8 685 (5.96%) Kafka
9 671 (5.84%) Spring Boot
10 663 (5.77%) Vue
11 597 (5.19%) HTML
12 560 (4.87%) RESTful
13 526 (4.58%) gRPC
14 481 (4.18%) REST
15 464 (4.04%) Protocol Buffers
16 452 (3.93%) ASP.NET
17 438 (3.81%) .NET Framework
18 367 (3.19%) Laravel
18 367 (3.19%) Pandas
19 331 (2.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 843 (7.33%) Cloud Native
2 833 (7.25%) Public Cloud
3 642 (5.59%) Hedge funds
4 609 (5.30%) Fixed Income
5 575 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 517 (4.50%) Equities
7 453 (3.94%) Derivative
7 453 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 393 (3.42%) Product Ownership
9 367 (3.19%) Management Information System
10 338 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
11 316 (2.75%) Onboarding
12 303 (2.64%) Data Centre
13 290 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
14 268 (2.33%) Data Structures
15 254 (2.21%) Distributed Systems
16 196 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
17 190 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
18 172 (1.50%) Private Cloud
19 162 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,348 (11.73%) Linux
2 872 (7.59%) Windows
3 390 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 314 (2.73%) Unix
5 232 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 152 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 109 (0.95%) Android
8 91 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 91 (0.79%) CentOS
9 64 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 60 (0.52%) Debian
10 60 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
11 48 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
12 44 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (0.23%) Solaris
15 25 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (0.17%) CoreOS
17 16 (0.14%) VMS
18 10 (0.087%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,116 (44.51%) Agile
2 3,954 (34.40%) Software Engineering
3 2,982 (25.94%) DevOps
4 2,872 (24.99%) CI/CD
5 2,047 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
6 1,695 (14.75%) Microservices
7 1,584 (13.78%) SDLC
8 1,523 (13.25%) Full Stack Development
9 1,482 (12.89%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1,397 (12.15%) Mentoring
11 1,316 (11.45%) Machine Learning
12 1,170 (10.18%) TDD
13 1,064 (9.26%) Operational Stability
14 1,054 (9.17%) Scrum
15 1,047 (9.11%) Infrastructure as Code
16 986 (8.58%) Actionable Insight
17 983 (8.55%) Asset Management
18 958 (8.33%) Computer Science
19 935 (8.13%) Analytics
20 898 (7.81%) Containerisation
Programming Languages
1 3,904 (33.97%) Python
2 3,151 (27.41%) Java
3 2,635 (22.93%) JavaScript
4 2,361 (20.54%) SQL
5 1,714 (14.91%) TypeScript
6 1,458 (12.68%) C#
7 569 (4.95%) PHP
8 445 (3.87%) Scala
9 439 (3.82%) PowerShell
10 403 (3.51%) Go
11 379 (3.30%) Bash
12 314 (2.73%) Kotlin
13 225 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 176 (1.53%) Ruby
15 137 (1.19%) C++
16 128 (1.11%) R
17 108 (0.94%) C
18 105 (0.91%) T-SQL
19 88 (0.77%) Shell Script
20 70 (0.61%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,388 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 1,291 (11.23%) Degree
3 1,005 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 604 (5.25%) AWS Certification
5 496 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 312 (2.71%) Azure Certification
7 262 (2.28%) DV Cleared
8 228 (1.98%) Master's Degree
9 218 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 201 (1.75%) DBS Check
11 191 (1.66%) CISSP
12 185 (1.61%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 144 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 123 (1.07%) CCNA
15 121 (1.05%) CISM
16 93 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
17 76 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 76 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
18 66 (0.57%) CCSP
19 61 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 445 (3.87%) QA
2 381 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 245 (2.13%) GDPR
4 201 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 173 (1.51%) NIST
6 142 (1.24%) Accessibility
7 137 (1.19%) SLA
8 93 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 64 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
10 31 (0.27%) NCSC
11 29 (0.25%) HIPAA
12 25 (0.22%) SOC 2
13 23 (0.20%) PMO
14 20 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 18 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 18 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 17 (0.15%) COBIT
16 17 (0.15%) WCAG
17 13 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 13 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,704 (14.83%) Docker
2 467 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 363 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 272 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 123 (1.07%) HDFS
6 81 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 36 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 34 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 34 (0.30%) vSphere
11 25 (0.22%) XenApp
12 24 (0.21%) KVM
13 21 (0.18%) Firmware
14 17 (0.15%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
16 7 (0.061%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.061%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.052%) VirtualBox
18 5 (0.044%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,934 (16.83%) Kubernetes
2 1,827 (15.90%) Terraform
3 764 (6.65%) Ansible
4 265 (2.31%) Puppet
5 244 (2.12%) Grafana
6 241 (2.10%) Prometheus
7 125 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
8 114 (0.99%) Progress Chef
9 91 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
10 57 (0.50%) SCCM
11 44 (0.38%) vCenter Server
12 40 (0.35%) Nagios
13 39 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 32 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
14 32 (0.28%) ZABBIX
15 31 (0.27%) Kibana
15 31 (0.27%) Packer
16 29 (0.25%) Istio
17 24 (0.21%) Consul
18 19 (0.17%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 1,415 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 1,039 (9.04%) Google
3 589 (5.12%) Oracle
4 541 (4.71%) Databricks
5 525 (4.57%) VMware
6 333 (2.90%) ESRI
7 316 (2.75%) Cisco
8 259 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 194 (1.69%) Splunk
10 192 (1.67%) Dynatrace
11 129 (1.12%) Informatica
12 111 (0.97%) IBM
13 109 (0.95%) Citrix
14 93 (0.81%) Cloudera
14 93 (0.81%) Salesforce
15 79 (0.69%) ServiceNow
16 78 (0.68%) Palo Alto
17 76 (0.66%) Alteryx
18 69 (0.60%) Dell
19 67 (0.58%) Bloomberg