Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 +37
Permanent jobs citing AWS 16,645 15,590 11,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.15% 9.53% 6.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.30% 38.48% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13,290 12,539 9,613
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 43,460 40,511 33,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.73% 24.77% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35,412 32,722 27,318
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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 15,629 £65,000 +4.00% 2,908
London +9 8,851 £75,000 +7.14% 1,413
UK excluding London +7 7,428 £55,000 +4.76% 1,699
South East +12 2,187 £57,500 +4.55% 379
North of England +7 1,865 £54,500 +9.00% 490
North West +7 1,056 £57,275 +9.10% 282
Midlands +12 1,045 £52,500 -4.55% 235
South West +1 837 £50,150 -4.48% 174
East of England +5 755 £55,000 - 218
Yorkshire +4 687 £50,000 - 154
West Midlands +10 615 £53,000 -3.64% 137
Scotland +12 545 £47,500 -5.00% 134
East Midlands +16 424 £51,250 +2.50% 94
Wales -7 157 £45,000 -8.24% 46
North East +2 123 £54,243 +20.54% 54
Northern Ireland +8 57 £45,000 -25.00% 24
Channel Islands +6 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8,293 (49.82%) Azure
2 6,885 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5,888 (35.37%) DevOps
4 5,271 (31.67%) Python
5 4,611 (27.70%) Java
6 4,591 (27.58%) Docker
7 4,138 (24.86%) Linux
8 3,507 (21.07%) JavaScript
9 3,418 (20.53%) Kubernetes
10 3,365 (20.22%) SQL
11 3,282 (19.72%) Finance
12 3,264 (19.61%) GCP
13 3,021 (18.15%) Microservices
14 2,941 (17.67%) Software Engineering
15 2,719 (16.34%) C#
16 2,711 (16.29%) Windows
17 2,641 (15.87%) Terraform
18 2,628 (15.79%) Web Services
19 2,623 (15.76%) Microsoft
20 2,556 (15.36%) .NET
21 2,455 (14.75%) Ansible
22 2,348 (14.11%) Jenkins
23 2,206 (13.25%) Google
24 2,154 (12.94%) Git (software)
25 1,947 (11.70%) TDD
26 1,864 (11.20%) SQL Server
27 1,848 (11.10%) Puppet
28 1,809 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
29 1,775 (10.66%) Scrum
30 1,759 (10.57%) 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
1 811 (4.87%) Apache Spark
2 675 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
3 527 (3.17%) Confluence
4 428 (2.57%) Apache
5 296 (1.78%) OpenStack
6 294 (1.77%) IIS
7 266 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 226 (1.36%) nginx
9 207 (1.24%) Tomcat
10 185 (1.11%) CMS
11 179 (1.08%) MS Exchange
12 163 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 132 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
14 120 (0.72%) Skype for Business
15 109 (0.65%) JBoss
16 107 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
17 79 (0.47%) SAS
18 78 (0.47%) Apache Solr
19 77 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
20 61 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 29 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.048%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.048%) SPSS
9 7 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
10 6 (0.036%) Maya
10 6 (0.036%) MODO
10 6 (0.036%) NUKE
11 5 (0.030%) Gliffy
11 5 (0.030%) InDesign
12 4 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.018%) Sketch
14 2 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 116 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 83 (0.50%) Magento
3 53 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 49 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
5 47 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 42 (0.25%) PolarLake
7 37 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
8 30 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 26 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 24 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
11 20 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
12 19 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 19 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 13 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
14 11 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
15 10 (0.060%) assyst
16 9 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
17 7 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
17 7 (0.042%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
18 6 (0.036%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8,293 (49.82%) Azure
2 3,264 (19.61%) GCP
3 1,625 (9.76%) Serverless
4 1,205 (7.24%) SaaS
5 1,187 (7.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1,100 (6.61%) Amazon S3
7 1,076 (6.46%) Office 365
8 1,070 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
9 1,013 (6.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 833 (5.00%) PaaS
11 764 (4.59%) IaaS
12 675 (4.06%) GitHub
13 628 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
14 524 (3.15%) Amazon ECS
15 490 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
16 427 (2.57%) OpenShift
17 317 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 310 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 258 (1.55%) Power Platform
20 242 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1,136 (6.82%) Firewall
2 565 (3.39%) DNS
3 526 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 471 (2.83%) WAN
5 446 (2.68%) VPN
6 426 (2.56%) Internet
7 417 (2.51%) LAN
8 348 (2.09%) Network Security
9 345 (2.07%) HTTP
10 312 (1.87%) DHCP
11 259 (1.56%) SAN
12 196 (1.18%) VoIP
13 175 (1.05%) MPLS
14 151 (0.91%) Skype
15 147 (0.88%) Wireless
16 120 (0.72%) BGP
17 119 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
18 108 (0.65%) VLAN
19 102 (0.61%) SSL
20 100 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,864 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 1,306 (7.85%) Big Data
3 1,237 (7.43%) MySQL
4 1,204 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 1,103 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
6 854 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 806 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
8 750 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 683 (4.10%) Relational Database
10 674 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 621 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
12 499 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
13 370 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 357 (2.14%) Redis
15 297 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 292 (1.75%) RDBMS
17 252 (1.51%) BigQuery
17 252 (1.51%) Power BI
18 251 (1.51%) Apache Hive
19 245 (1.47%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 2,348 (14.11%) Jenkins
2 2,154 (12.94%) Git (software)
3 1,154 (6.93%) JIRA
4 521 (3.13%) Maven
5 513 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 507 (3.05%) Selenium
7 448 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 426 (2.56%) GitLab
9 413 (2.48%) Bitbucket
10 412 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 294 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 281 (1.69%) Cucumber
13 280 (1.68%) Subversion
14 237 (1.42%) Artifactory
15 220 (1.32%) JUnit
16 203 (1.22%) Gradle
17 187 (1.12%) Visual Studio
18 164 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
19 156 (0.94%) webpack
20 154 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 3,282 (19.72%) Finance
2 963 (5.79%) Banking
3 892 (5.36%) Retail
4 615 (3.69%) Front Office
5 576 (3.46%) Public Sector
6 539 (3.24%) Marketing
7 375 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 252 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 238 (1.43%) Games
10 231 (1.39%) Law
11 197 (1.18%) Advertising
12 141 (0.85%) Electronics
13 102 (0.61%) Legal
14 99 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 88 (0.53%) Automotive
16 83 (0.50%) Investment Banking
17 78 (0.47%) Back Office
18 75 (0.45%) Publishing
19 50 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 47 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,621 (27.76%) Developer
2 2,258 (13.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,973 (11.85%) Architect
4 1,312 (7.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1,280 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1,170 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 1,111 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 1,011 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
9 860 (5.17%) .NET Developer
10 792 (4.76%) Consultant
11 713 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
12 653 (3.92%) Data Engineer
13 652 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 610 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
15 586 (3.52%) AWS DevOps
16 576 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 543 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
18 513 (3.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 491 (2.95%) AWS Developer
20 488 (2.93%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,628 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2,556 (15.36%) .NET
3 1,759 (10.57%) Node.js
4 1,687 (10.14%) React
5 1,575 (9.46%) AngularJS
6 1,566 (9.41%) HTML
7 1,483 (8.91%) CSS
8 1,123 (6.75%) REST
9 1,041 (6.25%) Spring
10 906 (5.44%) RESTful
11 853 (5.12%) ASP.NET
12 836 (5.02%) .NET Core
13 833 (5.00%) Kafka
14 599 (3.60%) HTML5
15 576 (3.46%) Spring Boot
16 573 (3.44%) JSON
17 507 (3.05%) J2EE
18 486 (2.92%) .NET Framework
19 434 (2.61%) Vue.js
20 422 (2.54%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,142 (6.86%) Public Cloud
2 884 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 856 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 842 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 630 (3.78%) Cloud Native
6 589 (3.54%) User Experience
7 472 (2.84%) Fixed Income
8 445 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
9 436 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 433 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 432 (2.60%) Algorithms
12 379 (2.28%) Derivative
13 374 (2.25%) Mobile App
14 289 (1.74%) Equities
15 283 (1.70%) Private Cloud
16 264 (1.59%) Management Information System
17 260 (1.56%) Hedge funds
18 259 (1.56%) Data Structures
19 245 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
20 224 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4,138 (24.86%) Linux
2 2,711 (16.29%) Windows
3 1,117 (6.71%) Windows Server
4 893 (5.36%) Unix
5 350 (2.10%) Android
6 325 (1.95%) CentOS
7 312 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 274 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 254 (1.53%) Ubuntu
10 246 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 245 (1.47%) Windows 10
12 244 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 168 (1.01%) Windows 7
14 112 (0.67%) Debian
15 106 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 56 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 40 (0.24%) Mesosphere
18 38 (0.23%) Mac OS X
19 37 (0.22%) VMS
20 35 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,885 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5,888 (35.37%) DevOps
3 3,021 (18.15%) Microservices
4 2,941 (17.67%) Software Engineering
5 1,947 (11.70%) TDD
6 1,809 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 1,775 (10.66%) Scrum
8 1,673 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
9 1,488 (8.94%) Analytics
10 1,487 (8.93%) Test Automation
11 1,412 (8.48%) Mentoring
12 1,259 (7.56%) Migration
13 1,181 (7.10%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,173 (7.05%) Machine Learning
15 1,149 (6.90%) Configuration Management
16 1,119 (6.72%) Open Source
17 1,103 (6.63%) Computer Science
18 1,074 (6.45%) Fintech
19 1,070 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
20 941 (5.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,271 (31.67%) Python
2 4,611 (27.70%) Java
3 3,507 (21.07%) JavaScript
4 3,365 (20.22%) SQL
5 2,719 (16.34%) C#
6 1,336 (8.03%) Bash Shell
7 1,277 (7.67%) PowerShell
8 1,030 (6.19%) Ruby
9 923 (5.55%) Go
10 825 (4.96%) Scala
11 796 (4.78%) PHP
12 606 (3.64%) C++
13 602 (3.62%) TypeScript
14 552 (3.32%) R
15 495 (2.97%) Java 8
16 389 (2.34%) C
17 377 (2.26%) Shell Script
18 331 (1.99%) Perl
19 295 (1.77%) T-SQL
20 288 (1.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,591 (9.56%) Degree
2 557 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 448 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
4 419 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 363 (2.18%) AWS Certification
6 336 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 268 (1.61%) CCNA
8 265 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 259 (1.56%) CISSP
10 240 (1.44%) CCNP
11 216 (1.30%) MCSE
12 133 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 114 (0.68%) MCSA
14 112 (0.67%) CISM
15 102 (0.61%) Master's Degree
16 98 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
17 93 (0.56%) PhD
18 66 (0.40%) GIAC
18 66 (0.40%) SANS
19 61 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 710 (4.27%) QA
2 270 (1.62%) SLA
3 199 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 186 (1.12%) GDPR
5 134 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 129 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 87 (0.52%) NIST
8 51 (0.31%) COBIT
9 37 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 29 (0.17%) PMO
11 16 (0.096%) NCSC
12 14 (0.084%) HIPAA
13 13 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 12 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 11 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 9 (0.054%) PSD2
16 9 (0.054%) WAI
17 7 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 6 (0.036%) ISO 9001
19 5 (0.030%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4,591 (27.58%) Docker
2 1,160 (6.97%) Active Directory
3 1,034 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 659 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 207 (1.24%) vSphere
6 161 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 160 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 118 (0.71%) XenApp
9 92 (0.55%) HDFS
10 73 (0.44%) VirtualBox
11 67 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 65 (0.39%) VMware NSX
13 52 (0.31%) vCloud
14 48 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 48 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 44 (0.26%) Xen
16 43 (0.26%) Varnish
17 40 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 30 (0.18%) KVM
19 28 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3,418 (20.53%) Kubernetes
2 2,641 (15.87%) Terraform
3 2,455 (14.75%) Ansible
4 1,848 (11.10%) Puppet
5 1,400 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
6 299 (1.80%) SCCM
7 292 (1.75%) Packer
8 277 (1.66%) Prometheus
9 243 (1.46%) Grafana
10 224 (1.35%) Nagios
11 212 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
12 205 (1.23%) Consul
13 198 (1.19%) Salt
14 174 (1.05%) Kibana
15 135 (0.81%) Rancher
16 130 (0.78%) ZABBIX
17 113 (0.68%) Graphite
18 103 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
19 98 (0.59%) SCOM
20 95 (0.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2,623 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 2,206 (13.25%) Google
3 1,603 (9.63%) VMware
4 959 (5.76%) Oracle
5 819 (4.92%) Cisco
6 445 (2.67%) Citrix
7 375 (2.25%) SAP
8 365 (2.19%) IBM
9 356 (2.14%) Splunk
10 330 (1.98%) Tableau
11 295 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
12 281 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 226 (1.36%) Dell
13 226 (1.36%) HP
14 188 (1.13%) Informatica
15 187 (1.12%) Veeam
16 185 (1.11%) Atlassian
17 168 (1.01%) Cloudera
18 166 (1.00%) ServiceNow
19 160 (0.96%) Bloomberg