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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +31
Permanent jobs citing AWS 15,254 15,916 14,754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.02% 10.75% 8.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.64% 39.13% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13,557 13,611 12,916
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +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 40,522 40,677 40,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.59% 27.48% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32,932 32,479 32,949
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
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 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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +6 14,287 £65,000 - 2,454
London +4 8,425 £75,000 +7.14% 1,154
UK excluding London +2 6,490 £55,000 +1.85% 1,460
North of England +7 1,870 £54,000 -1.82% 447
South East +1 1,767 £60,000 +9.09% 285
Work from Home +1 1,292 £62,500 -7.41% 191
North West +5 1,021 £55,000 -4.35% 224
Midlands +6 940 £55,000 +4.76% 225
Yorkshire +7 736 £52,500 - 165
East of England +7 654 £55,000 - 212
West Midlands +7 631 £55,000 +4.76% 151
South West -6 622 £52,500 +5.00% 129
Scotland +10 441 £52,500 +5.00% 92
East Midlands +7 309 £50,000 +2.04% 74
Wales -6 171 £45,000 - 57
North East +4 113 £40,000 -20.00% 58
Northern Ireland +6 63 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Channel Islands - 2 £60,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 7,866 (51.57%) Azure
2 6,502 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 5,018 (32.90%) DevOps
4 4,542 (29.78%) Python
5 4,263 (27.95%) Java
6 3,936 (25.80%) JavaScript
7 3,859 (25.30%) Docker
8 3,612 (23.68%) Finance
9 3,100 (20.32%) Kubernetes
10 3,058 (20.05%) Linux
11 3,005 (19.70%) SQL
12 2,988 (19.59%) GCP
13 2,945 (19.31%) C#
14 2,933 (19.23%) Microservices
15 2,903 (19.03%) Software Engineering
16 2,569 (16.84%) .NET
17 2,449 (16.05%) Web Services
18 2,263 (14.84%) Terraform
19 2,258 (14.80%) Microsoft
20 2,252 (14.76%) TDD
21 2,239 (14.68%) React
22 2,218 (14.54%) Node.js
23 2,092 (13.71%) Git (software)
24 2,063 (13.52%) Scrum
25 2,057 (13.48%) Windows
26 2,013 (13.20%) AngularJS
27 1,986 (13.02%) SQL Server
28 1,877 (12.30%) Google
29 1,871 (12.27%) Ansible
30 1,790 (11.73%) Jenkins

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
1 866 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
2 707 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 368 (2.41%) Confluence
4 360 (2.36%) Apache
5 273 (1.79%) IIS
6 221 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 202 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 174 (1.14%) CMS
9 164 (1.08%) MS Exchange
10 154 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 139 (0.91%) nginx
12 130 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
13 111 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
14 91 (0.60%) Skype for Business
15 65 (0.43%) SAS
16 64 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 64 (0.42%) WebSphere
17 49 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 40 (0.26%) JBoss
19 39 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 183 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 26 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 15 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.092%) Sketch
9 9 (0.059%) Gliffy
10 8 (0.052%) SPSS
11 6 (0.039%) Zeplin
12 5 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.020%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.013%) HipChat
14 2 (0.013%) Windchill
15 1 (0.007%) Figma
15 1 (0.007%) GNU Octave
15 1 (0.007%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 110 (0.72%) FINCAD Analytics
2 72 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 58 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
5 37 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 37 (0.24%) PolarLake
6 32 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
7 27 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 25 (0.16%) Magento
9 24 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 23 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 12 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
13 10 (0.066%) HFM
13 10 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
14 9 (0.059%) Oracle FAH
14 9 (0.059%) PeopleSoft HCM
15 8 (0.052%) NetSuite
15 8 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7,866 (51.57%) Azure
2 2,988 (19.59%) GCP
3 1,522 (9.98%) Serverless
4 1,339 (8.78%) SaaS
5 1,015 (6.65%) AWS Lambda
6 990 (6.49%) Office 365
7 868 (5.69%) Amazon S3
8 864 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
9 832 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 818 (5.36%) PaaS
11 635 (4.16%) IaaS
12 486 (3.19%) GitHub
13 451 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
14 415 (2.72%) OpenShift
15 400 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
16 367 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 350 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
18 297 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 258 (1.69%) Power Platform
20 228 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 797 (5.22%) Firewall
2 486 (3.19%) DNS
3 411 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 343 (2.25%) WAN
5 322 (2.11%) VPN
6 316 (2.07%) Internet
7 288 (1.89%) LAN
8 249 (1.63%) Network Security
9 246 (1.61%) SAN
10 241 (1.58%) DHCP
11 236 (1.55%) HTTP
12 138 (0.90%) VoIP
13 114 (0.75%) Skype
14 111 (0.73%) BGP
14 111 (0.73%) Wireless
15 103 (0.68%) SSL
16 100 (0.66%) VLAN
17 98 (0.64%) NetScaler
18 95 (0.62%) MPLS
18 95 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,986 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 1,306 (8.56%) NoSQL
3 1,157 (7.58%) MySQL
4 1,124 (7.37%) MongoDB
5 1,055 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
6 992 (6.50%) Big Data
7 716 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 691 (4.53%) Amazon RDS
9 684 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 629 (4.12%) Hadoop
11 528 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
12 495 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 469 (3.07%) Redis
14 355 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
15 319 (2.09%) SQL Server 2019
16 301 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 269 (1.76%) RDBMS
18 242 (1.59%) Power BI
19 236 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 204 (1.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,092 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 1,790 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 827 (5.42%) JIRA
4 492 (3.23%) Maven
5 394 (2.58%) Selenium
6 372 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 350 (2.29%) GitLab
8 328 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 304 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 296 (1.94%) Bitbucket
11 205 (1.34%) JUnit
12 204 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 185 (1.21%) Artifactory
14 177 (1.16%) webpack
15 174 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
16 147 (0.96%) Subversion
17 137 (0.90%) SonarQube
18 129 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 128 (0.84%) Gradle
20 121 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3,612 (23.68%) Finance
2 1,152 (7.55%) Banking
3 793 (5.20%) Front Office
4 657 (4.31%) Retail
5 457 (3.00%) Public Sector
6 383 (2.51%) Games
7 371 (2.43%) Marketing
8 236 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 226 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 210 (1.38%) Law
11 177 (1.16%) Legal
12 159 (1.04%) Automotive
13 154 (1.01%) Advertising
14 141 (0.92%) Back Office
15 131 (0.86%) Manufacturing
16 90 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 71 (0.47%) Electronics
18 62 (0.41%) Publishing
19 47 (0.31%) Billing
20 32 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,659 (30.54%) Developer
2 1,781 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,635 (10.72%) Architect
4 1,209 (7.93%) Software Engineer
5 1,141 (7.48%) AWS Engineer
6 1,107 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 1,080 (7.08%) .NET Developer
8 1,035 (6.79%) Java Developer
9 836 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 686 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 637 (4.18%) Data Engineer
12 559 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 557 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
14 538 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
15 532 (3.49%) Consultant
16 500 (3.28%) Software Developer
17 488 (3.20%) Cloud Architect
18 477 (3.13%) Java Engineer
19 465 (3.05%) AWS Developer
20 423 (2.77%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,569 (16.84%) .NET
2 2,449 (16.05%) Web Services
3 2,239 (14.68%) React
4 2,218 (14.54%) Node.js
5 2,013 (13.20%) AngularJS
6 1,483 (9.72%) HTML
7 1,406 (9.22%) CSS
8 1,192 (7.81%) REST
9 1,150 (7.54%) .NET Core
10 1,091 (7.15%) ASP.NET
11 968 (6.35%) Spring
12 967 (6.34%) RESTful
13 883 (5.79%) Vue.js
14 817 (5.36%) Kafka
15 754 (4.94%) .NET Framework
16 693 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 606 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
18 566 (3.71%) HTML5
19 546 (3.58%) Spring Boot
20 514 (3.37%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,102 (7.22%) Public Cloud
2 981 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
3 732 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 672 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 665 (4.36%) Cloud Native
6 607 (3.98%) Hedge funds
7 603 (3.95%) Fixed Income
8 544 (3.57%) Derivative
9 482 (3.16%) Equities
10 454 (2.98%) User Experience
11 382 (2.50%) Mobile App
12 351 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 323 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 299 (1.96%) Algorithms
15 283 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
16 271 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
17 255 (1.67%) Management Information System
18 251 (1.65%) Blog
19 230 (1.51%) Data Structures
20 207 (1.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,058 (20.05%) Linux
2 2,057 (13.48%) Windows
3 893 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 651 (4.27%) Unix
5 332 (2.18%) Android
6 299 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 237 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 224 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 219 (1.44%) CentOS
10 217 (1.42%) Windows Server 2016
11 214 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 167 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 154 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 137 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 85 (0.56%) Windows 7
16 78 (0.51%) Debian
17 62 (0.41%) VMS
18 57 (0.37%) Mac OS
19 52 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
20 33 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,502 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5,018 (32.90%) DevOps
3 2,933 (19.23%) Microservices
4 2,903 (19.03%) Software Engineering
5 2,252 (14.76%) TDD
6 2,063 (13.52%) Scrum
7 1,538 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
8 1,501 (9.84%) Analytics
9 1,447 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
10 1,348 (8.84%) Test Automation
11 1,328 (8.71%) Mentoring
12 1,228 (8.05%) Fintech
13 1,218 (7.98%) BDD
14 1,137 (7.45%) Machine Learning
15 1,117 (7.32%) Migration
16 1,085 (7.11%) Artificial Intelligence
17 1,083 (7.10%) Open Source
18 1,074 (7.04%) MVC
19 933 (6.12%) Computer Science
20 908 (5.95%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 4,542 (29.78%) Python
2 4,263 (27.95%) Java
3 3,936 (25.80%) JavaScript
4 3,005 (19.70%) SQL
5 2,945 (19.31%) C#
6 1,092 (7.16%) PowerShell
7 1,055 (6.92%) Bash Shell
8 1,051 (6.89%) TypeScript
9 856 (5.61%) PHP
10 850 (5.57%) Ruby
11 765 (5.02%) Scala
12 678 (4.44%) Go
13 586 (3.84%) C++
14 569 (3.73%) Java 8
15 387 (2.54%) Kotlin
16 354 (2.32%) C
17 343 (2.25%) R
18 306 (2.01%) Perl
19 253 (1.66%) T-SQL
20 211 (1.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,250 (8.19%) Degree
2 474 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 336 (2.20%) AWS Certification
4 329 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 323 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 298 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 225 (1.48%) CISSP
8 219 (1.44%) SC Cleared
9 175 (1.15%) MCSE
10 148 (0.97%) CCNA
11 126 (0.83%) CCNP
12 114 (0.75%) MCSA
13 99 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 88 (0.58%) CISM
15 82 (0.54%) PhD
16 80 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 78 (0.51%) Master's Degree
18 75 (0.49%) DV Cleared
19 67 (0.44%) CISA
20 63 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (3.85%) QA
2 269 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 173 (1.13%) GDPR
4 169 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 145 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 141 (0.92%) SLA
7 72 (0.47%) NIST
8 62 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 47 (0.31%) COBIT
10 40 (0.26%) JSP 440
11 34 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 32 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 29 (0.19%) NCSC
14 14 (0.092%) NIST 800
15 13 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 13 (0.085%) PMO
16 11 (0.072%) PSD2
17 10 (0.066%) HIPAA
18 8 (0.052%) Government Security Classifications
19 7 (0.046%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 3,859 (25.30%) Docker
2 936 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 816 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 437 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 162 (1.06%) XenApp
6 160 (1.05%) vSphere
7 149 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
8 123 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 101 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 84 (0.55%) VirtualBox
11 65 (0.43%) VMware NSX
12 54 (0.35%) HDFS
13 51 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 40 (0.26%) vCloud
15 34 (0.22%) KVM
16 32 (0.21%) Firmware
17 30 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 29 (0.19%) Xen
19 26 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
20 22 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3,100 (20.32%) Kubernetes
2 2,263 (14.84%) Terraform
3 1,871 (12.27%) Ansible
4 1,159 (7.60%) Puppet
5 892 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
6 250 (1.64%) SCCM
7 242 (1.59%) Grafana
8 232 (1.52%) Packer
9 198 (1.30%) Prometheus
10 147 (0.96%) Nagios
11 146 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
12 139 (0.91%) Kibana
13 118 (0.77%) Salt
14 102 (0.67%) Mesos
15 99 (0.65%) SCOM
16 91 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
17 86 (0.56%) ZABBIX
18 83 (0.54%) Consul
19 78 (0.51%) Rancher
20 62 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,258 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 1,877 (12.30%) Google
3 1,267 (8.31%) VMware
4 907 (5.95%) Oracle
5 538 (3.53%) Cisco
6 399 (2.62%) Citrix
7 331 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 306 (2.01%) Tableau
9 256 (1.68%) IBM
10 236 (1.55%) Splunk
11 213 (1.40%) SAP
12 209 (1.37%) Bloomberg
13 190 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 184 (1.21%) Atlassian
15 183 (1.20%) HP
16 125 (0.82%) WorldPay
17 121 (0.79%) Talend
18 119 (0.78%) Veeam
19 114 (0.75%) Informatica
20 113 (0.74%) ServiceNow