Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +15
Permanent jobs citing AWS 9,913 16,846 15,809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 11.78% 9.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.57% 38.89% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8,846 14,720 13,573
Median annual salary £65,000 £64,425 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.89% +7.38% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 24,433 43,319 41,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.71% 30.28% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19,926 35,198 33,849
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 9,257 £65,000 - 1,304
London +2 5,552 £75,000 +2.74% 600
UK excluding London +4 4,163 £55,000 +4.76% 803
North of England +7 1,175 £52,500 - 254
South East 0 1,101 £57,500 - 133
Work from Home -3 898 £60,000 -11.11% 225
North West +5 563 £55,000 - 144
Yorkshire +17 525 £52,500 +5.00% 86
South West +6 513 £55,000 +10.00% 121
Midlands +1 497 £52,500 +1.45% 117
East of England +7 405 £55,000 - 80
West Midlands 0 322 £52,500 - 72
Scotland +9 282 £55,000 +15.79% 59
East Midlands +4 174 £55,000 +15.79% 44
Wales +12 132 £48,500 +13.45% 34
North East +13 87 £45,000 - 24
Northern Ireland +9 65 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Isle of Man +3 1 £33,000 -40.00%
Channel Islands - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4,856 (48.99%) Azure
2 4,026 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
3 3,516 (35.47%) DevOps
4 3,395 (34.25%) Python
5 2,621 (26.44%) Java
6 2,532 (25.54%) Docker
7 2,525 (25.47%) JavaScript
8 2,404 (24.25%) Finance
9 2,257 (22.77%) Kubernetes
10 2,063 (20.81%) GCP
11 1,954 (19.71%) Microservices
12 1,939 (19.56%) Linux
13 1,891 (19.08%) SQL
14 1,743 (17.58%) Software Engineering
15 1,703 (17.18%) Terraform
16 1,674 (16.89%) C#
17 1,597 (16.11%) Web Services
18 1,532 (15.45%) React
19 1,507 (15.20%) .NET
20 1,408 (14.20%) Node.js
21 1,406 (14.18%) Microsoft
22 1,363 (13.75%) Jenkins
23 1,334 (13.46%) TDD
24 1,316 (13.28%) Git (software)
25 1,298 (13.09%) AngularJS
26 1,293 (13.04%) Ansible
27 1,270 (12.81%) SQL Server
28 1,242 (12.53%) Windows
29 1,236 (12.47%) Scrum
30 1,210 (12.21%) Google

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
1 528 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 398 (4.01%) Apache Spark
3 317 (3.20%) Apache
4 244 (2.46%) Confluence
5 130 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 129 (1.30%) IIS
7 125 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 96 (0.97%) MS Exchange
9 90 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
10 89 (0.90%) CMS
11 77 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 66 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 60 (0.61%) nginx
14 57 (0.58%) WebSphere
15 50 (0.50%) SAS
16 42 (0.42%) Skype for Business
17 41 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
18 32 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
19 29 (0.29%) WebLogic
20 26 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 117 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.19%) Sketch
5 16 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 12 (0.12%) Zeplin
9 10 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.061%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.010%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.010%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.010%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 120 (1.21%) Markit EDM
2 67 (0.68%) SimCorp Dimension
3 54 (0.54%) PolarLake
4 52 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
5 37 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
6 24 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.21%) Sentinel
8 14 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 12 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.11%) Magento
11 10 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
12 8 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
13 7 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (0.071%) NetSuite
13 7 (0.071%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 7 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 6 (0.061%) Carpe Diem
14 6 (0.061%) Elite 3E
14 6 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4,856 (48.99%) Azure
2 2,063 (20.81%) GCP
3 1,183 (11.93%) Serverless
4 1,001 (10.10%) SaaS
5 837 (8.44%) AWS Lambda
6 613 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
7 596 (6.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 586 (5.91%) Office 365
9 565 (5.70%) Amazon S3
10 501 (5.05%) PaaS
11 412 (4.16%) IaaS
12 343 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
13 312 (3.15%) GitHub
14 311 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
15 234 (2.36%) Power Platform
16 231 (2.33%) OpenShift
17 218 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 200 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 190 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
20 133 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 538 (5.43%) Firewall
2 353 (3.56%) DNS
3 248 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 238 (2.40%) VPN
5 228 (2.30%) WAN
6 219 (2.21%) Internet
7 181 (1.83%) Network Security
8 176 (1.78%) LAN
9 154 (1.55%) SAN
10 148 (1.49%) DHCP
10 148 (1.49%) HTTP
11 116 (1.17%) VoIP
12 87 (0.88%) Skype
13 83 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
14 65 (0.66%) MPLS
15 58 (0.59%) SSL
16 57 (0.58%) BGP
17 53 (0.53%) Wireless
18 47 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
18 47 (0.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,270 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 804 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 783 (7.90%) MongoDB
4 764 (7.71%) MySQL
5 624 (6.29%) Big Data
6 602 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
7 423 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 407 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
9 404 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 385 (3.88%) Hadoop
11 356 (3.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 346 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
13 272 (2.74%) Redis
14 214 (2.16%) SQL Server 2019
15 203 (2.05%) Power BI
16 186 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 170 (1.71%) Data Lake
18 152 (1.53%) RDBMS
19 148 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
20 146 (1.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,363 (13.75%) Jenkins
2 1,316 (13.28%) Git (software)
3 497 (5.01%) JIRA
4 330 (3.33%) GitLab
5 303 (3.06%) Selenium
6 245 (2.47%) Maven
7 230 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 213 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 185 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 181 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 159 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 145 (1.46%) JUnit
13 129 (1.30%) Artifactory
14 90 (0.91%) webpack
15 85 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
16 82 (0.83%) SonarQube
17 76 (0.77%) Subversion
18 70 (0.71%) CircleCI
19 68 (0.69%) Mocha
20 67 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2,404 (24.25%) Finance
2 704 (7.10%) Banking
3 505 (5.09%) Front Office
4 303 (3.06%) Retail
5 275 (2.77%) Games
6 230 (2.32%) Law
7 226 (2.28%) Marketing
8 215 (2.17%) Public Sector
9 173 (1.75%) Back Office
10 166 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 160 (1.61%) Telecoms
12 105 (1.06%) Advertising
13 102 (1.03%) Legal
14 97 (0.98%) Manufacturing
15 56 (0.56%) Automotive
15 56 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 50 (0.50%) Publishing
17 39 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.28%) Local Government
19 26 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,903 (29.28%) Developer
2 1,344 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,057 (10.66%) Architect
4 974 (9.83%) AWS Engineer
5 690 (6.96%) Software Engineer
6 618 (6.23%) Senior Developer
7 592 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 580 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 564 (5.69%) Java Developer
10 462 (4.66%) Data Engineer
11 412 (4.16%) AWS DevOps
12 366 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 362 (3.65%) AWS Developer
14 345 (3.48%) Analyst
15 340 (3.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 339 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
17 335 (3.38%) C# Developer
18 328 (3.31%) Python Engineer
19 324 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
20 300 (3.03%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,597 (16.11%) Web Services
2 1,532 (15.45%) React
3 1,507 (15.20%) .NET
4 1,408 (14.20%) Node.js
5 1,298 (13.09%) AngularJS
6 767 (7.74%) HTML
7 762 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 739 (7.45%) REST
9 722 (7.28%) Vue.js
10 671 (6.77%) CSS
11 616 (6.21%) ASP.NET
12 562 (5.67%) Kafka
13 515 (5.20%) Spring
14 497 (5.01%) RESTful
15 488 (4.92%) .NET Framework
16 388 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 333 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 329 (3.32%) Spring Boot
19 319 (3.22%) HTML5
20 292 (2.95%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 633 (6.39%) Public Cloud
2 588 (5.93%) Hedge funds
3 555 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
4 470 (4.74%) Cloud Native
5 445 (4.49%) Fixed Income
6 418 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
7 353 (3.56%) Data Centre
8 352 (3.55%) Equities
9 330 (3.33%) Derivative
10 293 (2.96%) User Experience
11 287 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 243 (2.45%) Mobile App
13 209 (2.11%) Management Information System
14 203 (2.05%) Algorithms
15 172 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
16 168 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
17 161 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
18 134 (1.35%) Private Cloud
19 133 (1.34%) Reference Data
20 126 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,939 (19.56%) Linux
2 1,242 (12.53%) Windows
3 555 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 375 (3.78%) Unix
5 176 (1.78%) Android
6 162 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 161 (1.62%) CentOS
7 161 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 154 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 135 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
10 118 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 116 (1.17%) Windows 10
12 75 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 59 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 45 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 42 (0.42%) Debian
16 41 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
17 28 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 25 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,026 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 3,516 (35.47%) DevOps
3 1,954 (19.71%) Microservices
4 1,743 (17.58%) Software Engineering
5 1,334 (13.46%) TDD
6 1,236 (12.47%) Scrum
7 1,082 (10.91%) Fintech
8 921 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 878 (8.86%) Test Automation
10 807 (8.14%) Analytics
11 793 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
12 779 (7.86%) Mentoring
13 765 (7.72%) BDD
14 748 (7.55%) Infrastructure as Code
15 680 (6.86%) Asset Management
16 662 (6.68%) Migration
17 640 (6.46%) Machine Learning
18 606 (6.11%) MVC
19 564 (5.69%) Configuration Management
20 563 (5.68%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,395 (34.25%) Python
2 2,621 (26.44%) Java
3 2,525 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 1,891 (19.08%) SQL
5 1,674 (16.89%) C#
6 714 (7.20%) PowerShell
7 699 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 674 (6.80%) TypeScript
9 513 (5.18%) PHP
10 491 (4.95%) Go
11 440 (4.44%) Ruby
12 425 (4.29%) Scala
13 312 (3.15%) C++
14 258 (2.60%) Java 8
15 226 (2.28%) C
16 222 (2.24%) R
17 210 (2.12%) Kotlin
18 185 (1.87%) T-SQL
19 182 (1.84%) Perl
20 136 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 875 (8.83%) Degree
2 316 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 312 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 277 (2.79%) AWS Certification
5 235 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 233 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 195 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 161 (1.62%) CISSP
9 130 (1.31%) CCNA
10 120 (1.21%) MCSE
11 74 (0.75%) MCSA
12 73 (0.74%) DV Cleared
13 68 (0.69%) CISM
13 68 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 58 (0.59%) CCNP
14 58 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
15 57 (0.58%) CISA
16 56 (0.56%) Master's Degree
17 46 (0.46%) SANS
18 45 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 424 (4.28%) QA
2 191 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (1.17%) GDPR
4 114 (1.15%) SLA
5 96 (0.97%) NIST
6 85 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 81 (0.82%) Data Quality
8 46 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 39 (0.39%) NIST 800
10 27 (0.27%) NCSC
11 24 (0.24%) COBIT
11 24 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 21 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 14 (0.14%) JSP 440
14 13 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 13 (0.13%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.10%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
16 6 (0.061%) MISRA
17 4 (0.040%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,532 (25.54%) Docker
2 618 (6.23%) Active Directory
3 499 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 242 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 123 (1.24%) vSphere
6 86 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 44 (0.44%) HDFS
8 44 (0.44%) XenApp
9 35 (0.35%) VMware NSX
10 33 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 32 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 31 (0.31%) VirtualBox
13 26 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 26 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (0.17%) Snort
15 17 (0.17%) vCloud
16 16 (0.16%) NDS
16 16 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2,257 (22.77%) Kubernetes
2 1,703 (17.18%) Terraform
3 1,293 (13.04%) Ansible
4 770 (7.77%) Puppet
5 538 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
6 203 (2.05%) Grafana
7 187 (1.89%) Prometheus
8 142 (1.43%) SCCM
9 103 (1.04%) Packer
10 83 (0.84%) Kibana
11 74 (0.75%) Nagios
12 62 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
13 56 (0.56%) Graphite
14 54 (0.54%) Consul
15 53 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
16 47 (0.47%) Salt
17 46 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
18 45 (0.45%) logstash
19 44 (0.44%) Istio
20 41 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,406 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 1,210 (12.21%) Google
3 775 (7.82%) VMware
4 587 (5.92%) Oracle
5 388 (3.91%) Cisco
6 233 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 203 (2.05%) Splunk
8 188 (1.90%) Tableau
9 181 (1.83%) IBM
10 169 (1.70%) Citrix
11 162 (1.63%) SAP
12 133 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
13 131 (1.32%) HP
14 107 (1.08%) Bloomberg
15 95 (0.96%) Dell
16 91 (0.92%) Atlassian
17 89 (0.90%) EMC
18 83 (0.84%) Palo Alto
18 83 (0.84%) Talend
19 77 (0.78%) Informatica