Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing AWS 17,227 11,546 16,501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 14.10% 11.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.51% 39.53% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12,318 9,453 13,254
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% -

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 42,530 29,208 42,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.35% 35.68% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31,930 23,995 34,413
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,129 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 +2 15,789 £67,500 +3.85% 2,938
London +1 8,845 £80,000 +6.67% 1,385
UK excluding London +8 7,240 £55,500 +0.91% 1,704
Work from Home -2 3,867 £65,000 +8.33% 719
North of England +5 2,264 £55,000 +4.76% 599
South East +9 1,913 £60,000 +4.35% 325
South West +8 1,094 £50,000 -5.66% 182
North West +6 1,064 £57,500 +4.55% 334
Yorkshire +3 954 £55,000 +4.76% 204
Midlands -1 870 £57,500 +9.52% 272
West Midlands 0 577 £60,000 +14.29% 200
Scotland +1 547 £53,000 +0.95% 98
East of England -3 416 £60,000 +13.40% 162
East Midlands +5 287 £51,250 -6.82% 71
North East +10 249 £50,000 +21.95% 61
Wales -12 88 £55,000 +22.22% 44
Northern Ireland -15 63 £55,000 +18.92% 22
Isle of Man -10 4 £36,250 +9.85%
Channel Islands +7 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 7,803 (45.30%) Azure
2 7,448 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6,403 (37.17%) DevOps
4 5,914 (34.33%) Python
5 5,302 (30.78%) Docker
6 4,793 (27.82%) Kubernetes
7 4,485 (26.03%) Software Engineering
8 4,430 (25.72%) GCP
9 4,402 (25.55%) JavaScript
10 4,363 (25.33%) Java
11 3,883 (22.54%) Terraform
12 3,536 (20.53%) SQL
13 3,514 (20.40%) Microservices
14 3,505 (20.35%) Finance
15 3,377 (19.60%) Linux
16 2,931 (17.01%) React
17 2,839 (16.48%) Social Skills
18 2,725 (15.82%) Serverless
19 2,594 (15.06%) Node.js
20 2,550 (14.80%) Git (software)
21 2,527 (14.67%) C#
22 2,336 (13.56%) Jenkins
23 2,300 (13.35%) Web Services
24 2,243 (13.02%) .NET
25 2,085 (12.10%) Microsoft
26 2,076 (12.05%) Ansible
27 2,067 (12.00%) Infrastructure as Code
28 2,061 (11.96%) TDD
29 2,036 (11.82%) Google
30 1,893 (10.99%) AngularJS

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
1 798 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 701 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
3 516 (3.00%) Apache
4 469 (2.72%) Confluence
5 339 (1.97%) Apache Airflow
6 218 (1.27%) IIS
7 192 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 160 (0.93%) nginx
9 155 (0.90%) CMS
10 137 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 118 (0.68%) WordPress
12 112 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 102 (0.59%) MS Exchange
14 80 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 76 (0.44%) GemFire
16 60 (0.35%) Luigi
16 60 (0.35%) SAS
17 51 (0.30%) Drupal
18 49 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
19 48 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 182 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 25 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.12%) Figma
6 19 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
9 13 (0.075%) Sketch
10 8 (0.046%) SPSS
11 7 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.035%) Revit
13 5 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.029%) Adobe XD
14 4 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (0.023%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.023%) Zeplin
15 2 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 73 (0.42%) Magento
2 46 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 24 (0.14%) Shopify
4 19 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.058%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.058%) Primavera
6 10 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.052%) nopCommerce
8 8 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.046%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.046%) Summit
9 7 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.035%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 5 (0.029%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7,803 (45.30%) Azure
2 4,430 (25.72%) GCP
3 2,725 (15.82%) Serverless
4 1,867 (10.84%) SaaS
5 1,752 (10.17%) AWS Lambda
6 1,318 (7.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1,162 (6.75%) Amazon S3
8 1,004 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
9 954 (5.54%) PaaS
10 902 (5.24%) GitHub
11 716 (4.16%) IaaS
12 696 (4.04%) Microsoft 365
13 629 (3.65%) Amazon ECS
14 555 (3.22%) Amazon SQS
15 517 (3.00%) Amazon EKS
15 517 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
16 404 (2.35%) Power Platform
17 362 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 359 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
19 312 (1.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 799 (4.64%) Firewall
2 420 (2.44%) DNS
3 410 (2.38%) HTTP
4 303 (1.76%) VPN
5 271 (1.57%) Internet
6 258 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 229 (1.33%) Network Security
8 213 (1.24%) WAN
9 211 (1.22%) DHCP
10 183 (1.06%) LAN
11 168 (0.98%) VLAN
12 149 (0.86%) SAN
13 147 (0.85%) OSPF
14 125 (0.73%) IPv4
15 89 (0.52%) SSL
16 82 (0.48%) VoIP
17 71 (0.41%) Wireless
18 63 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
19 61 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
20 60 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,758 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1,602 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 1,475 (8.56%) MySQL
4 1,331 (7.73%) Big Data
5 1,294 (7.51%) SQL Server
6 1,106 (6.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1,000 (5.80%) Relational Database
8 962 (5.58%) MongoDB
9 843 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
10 827 (4.80%) Amazon RDS
11 641 (3.72%) Redis
12 637 (3.70%) Hadoop
13 579 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 345 (2.00%) Power BI
15 335 (1.94%) Tableau
16 307 (1.78%) Data Lake
17 285 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
18 283 (1.64%) RDBMS
19 270 (1.57%) BigQuery
20 257 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2,550 (14.80%) Git (software)
2 2,336 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 1,111 (6.45%) JIRA
4 870 (5.05%) GitLab
5 433 (2.51%) Selenium
6 405 (2.35%) TeamCity
7 388 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 361 (2.10%) Cypress.io
9 339 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 332 (1.93%) Maven
11 298 (1.73%) JUnit
12 294 (1.71%) webpack
13 274 (1.59%) Bitbucket
14 261 (1.52%) CircleCI
15 215 (1.25%) Gradle
16 214 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
17 177 (1.03%) Artifactory
18 172 (1.00%) SonarQube
18 172 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
19 165 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 3,505 (20.35%) Finance
2 2,839 (16.48%) Social Skills
3 969 (5.62%) Banking
4 724 (4.20%) Retail
5 682 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 675 (3.92%) Public Sector
7 653 (3.79%) Marketing
8 549 (3.19%) Games
9 468 (2.72%) Front Office
10 424 (2.46%) Law
11 344 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
12 298 (1.73%) Telecoms
13 246 (1.43%) Manufacturing
14 211 (1.22%) Legal
15 203 (1.18%) Advertising
16 136 (0.79%) Electronics
17 128 (0.74%) Investment Banking
17 128 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
18 123 (0.71%) Automotive
19 121 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4,796 (27.84%) Developer
2 2,254 (13.08%) Software Engineer
3 2,220 (12.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,557 (9.04%) Architect
5 1,458 (8.46%) AWS Engineer
6 1,122 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 897 (5.21%) Data Engineer
8 862 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 843 (4.89%) Java Developer
10 713 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
11 684 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
12 644 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
13 634 (3.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 625 (3.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 594 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
16 563 (3.27%) React Developer
17 531 (3.08%) Python Engineer
18 504 (2.93%) Cloud Architect
19 500 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 478 (2.77%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,931 (17.01%) React
2 2,594 (15.06%) Node.js
3 2,300 (13.35%) Web Services
4 2,243 (13.02%) .NET
5 1,893 (10.99%) AngularJS
6 1,496 (8.68%) REST
7 1,455 (8.45%) CSS
8 1,368 (7.94%) Kafka
9 1,365 (7.92%) HTML
10 1,182 (6.86%) Spring
11 1,109 (6.44%) .NET Core
12 1,084 (6.29%) RESTful
13 964 (5.60%) Vue.js
14 758 (4.40%) GraphQL
15 682 (3.96%) Spring Boot
16 531 (3.08%) HTML5
17 504 (2.93%) Redux
18 465 (2.70%) .NET Framework
19 464 (2.69%) React Native
20 427 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 915 (5.31%) Public Cloud
2 872 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
3 799 (4.64%) User Experience
4 779 (4.52%) Cloud Native
5 464 (2.69%) Hedge funds
6 459 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 452 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 436 (2.53%) Data Centre
9 414 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
10 382 (2.22%) Derivative
11 368 (2.14%) Algorithms
12 336 (1.95%) Equities
13 320 (1.86%) Fixed Income
14 281 (1.63%) Virtual Team
15 280 (1.63%) Management Information System
16 266 (1.54%) Data Structures
17 263 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 250 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
19 248 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
20 245 (1.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3,377 (19.60%) Linux
2 1,461 (8.48%) Windows
3 712 (4.13%) Unix
4 622 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 311 (1.81%) Ubuntu
6 302 (1.75%) Android
7 290 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 287 (1.67%) CentOS
9 236 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 167 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
11 123 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 95 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 84 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
14 49 (0.28%) Debian
14 49 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 39 (0.23%) Windows 7
17 30 (0.17%) VMS
18 28 (0.16%) SUSE
19 22 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,448 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6,403 (37.17%) DevOps
3 4,485 (26.03%) Software Engineering
4 3,514 (20.40%) Microservices
5 2,067 (12.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2,061 (11.96%) TDD
7 1,793 (10.41%) Scrum
8 1,733 (10.06%) Analytics
9 1,638 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
10 1,606 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 1,541 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
12 1,503 (8.72%) Mentoring
13 1,466 (8.51%) Fintech
14 1,358 (7.88%) Machine Learning
15 1,127 (6.54%) Migration
16 1,124 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
17 1,121 (6.51%) Data Science
18 1,101 (6.39%) Computer Science
19 1,038 (6.03%) Configuration Management
20 1,022 (5.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5,914 (34.33%) Python
2 4,402 (25.55%) JavaScript
3 4,363 (25.33%) Java
4 3,536 (20.53%) SQL
5 2,527 (14.67%) C#
6 1,682 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 1,173 (6.81%) Go
8 1,128 (6.55%) Bash Shell
9 1,075 (6.24%) PowerShell
10 966 (5.61%) PHP
11 814 (4.73%) Ruby
12 780 (4.53%) Scala
13 553 (3.21%) C++
14 492 (2.86%) Kotlin
15 357 (2.07%) ES6
16 324 (1.88%) Java 8
17 282 (1.64%) C
17 282 (1.64%) T-SQL
18 272 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 238 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 1,455 (8.45%) Degree
2 922 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 696 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 483 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 376 (2.18%) AWS Certification
6 195 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 145 (0.84%) CISSP
8 128 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 111 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 111 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 109 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
11 101 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
12 98 (0.57%) OCP
13 86 (0.50%) CCNP
14 84 (0.49%) CCNA
15 83 (0.48%) CISM
16 64 (0.37%) GIAC
17 62 (0.36%) RHCE
18 60 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 55 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 854 (4.96%) QA
2 285 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 249 (1.45%) GDPR
4 208 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 144 (0.84%) Accessibility
5 144 (0.84%) SLA
6 127 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 103 (0.60%) NIST
8 55 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 40 (0.23%) PSD2
10 30 (0.17%) GRC
11 23 (0.13%) COBIT
12 22 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 21 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
13 21 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 21 (0.12%) WAI
14 20 (0.12%) NCSC
15 18 (0.10%) ISO 9001
16 17 (0.099%) WCAG
17 16 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5,302 (30.78%) Docker
2 746 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 735 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 291 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 152 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 120 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 113 (0.66%) vSphere
8 82 (0.48%) HDFS
9 78 (0.45%) VirtualBox
10 44 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 43 (0.25%) XenApp
12 37 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 35 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 30 (0.17%) NDS
14 30 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 29 (0.17%) XenDesktop
16 27 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 26 (0.15%) RHEV
18 24 (0.14%) KVM
18 24 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4,793 (27.82%) Kubernetes
2 3,883 (22.54%) Terraform
3 2,076 (12.05%) Ansible
4 1,180 (6.85%) Puppet
5 823 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
6 482 (2.80%) Prometheus
7 434 (2.52%) Grafana
8 188 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 183 (1.06%) Packer
10 156 (0.91%) Istio
11 129 (0.75%) SCCM
12 123 (0.71%) Nagios
13 120 (0.70%) Kibana
14 111 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
15 97 (0.56%) Consul
16 92 (0.53%) Graphite
17 80 (0.46%) ZABBIX
18 72 (0.42%) Salt
19 60 (0.35%) Rancher
20 58 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,085 (12.10%) Microsoft
2 2,036 (11.82%) Google
3 1,032 (5.99%) VMware
4 1,017 (5.90%) Oracle
5 420 (2.44%) Cisco
6 314 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 293 (1.70%) IBM
7 293 (1.70%) Splunk
8 269 (1.56%) SAP
9 249 (1.45%) Citrix
10 224 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
11 189 (1.10%) Atlassian
12 183 (1.06%) Talend
13 157 (0.91%) Databricks
13 157 (0.91%) Informatica
14 120 (0.70%) Cloudera
15 104 (0.60%) HP
15 104 (0.60%) Meraki
16 99 (0.57%) Samsung
17 98 (0.57%) Sybase