Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 12 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +10
Permanent jobs citing AWS 9,552 16,653 16,226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.91% 12.33% 9.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.90% 37.53% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9,619 14,647 13,819
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 23,356 44,374 41,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.35% 32.85% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19,844 36,209 33,383
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £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 5 December 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK

AWS
Top 17 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 5 December 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 8,903 £65,000 - 1,998
London +2 5,071 £75,000 - 885
UK excluding London +8 4,113 £55,000 - 1,234
Work from Home -1 1,648 £62,500 -3.85% 442
North of England +3 1,223 £52,500 -2.78% 444
South East +5 933 £60,000 +4.35% 232
South West +25 644 £52,500 - 124
Midlands +3 580 £55,000 +4.76% 184
North West +3 560 £55,000 - 262
Yorkshire +9 553 £55,000 +10.00% 133
West Midlands +8 401 £55,000 - 111
Scotland +6 316 £50,000 +2.04% 90
East of England +4 295 £60,000 +9.09% 114
East Midlands +1 178 £55,000 +4.76% 73
North East +3 109 £50,000 +14.94% 49
Wales +10 89 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Northern Ireland +3 43 £52,500 +28.05% 15

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 4,419 (46.26%) Azure
2 3,845 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3,605 (37.74%) DevOps
4 3,450 (36.12%) Python
5 2,592 (27.14%) Docker
6 2,492 (26.09%) Java
7 2,385 (24.97%) JavaScript
8 2,303 (24.11%) Kubernetes
9 2,168 (22.70%) GCP
10 1,995 (20.89%) Finance
11 1,980 (20.73%) SQL
12 1,979 (20.72%) Terraform
13 1,934 (20.25%) Linux
14 1,850 (19.37%) Microservices
15 1,743 (18.25%) Software Engineering
16 1,347 (14.10%) Web Services
17 1,302 (13.63%) React
18 1,285 (13.45%) Jenkins
19 1,262 (13.21%) Git (software)
20 1,261 (13.20%) Node.js
21 1,255 (13.14%) Serverless
22 1,238 (12.96%) C#
23 1,228 (12.86%) Ansible
24 1,151 (12.05%) .NET
25 1,142 (11.96%) Microsoft
26 1,138 (11.91%) TDD
27 1,106 (11.58%) AngularJS
28 1,085 (11.36%) Scrum
29 1,033 (10.81%) Windows
30 1,022 (10.70%) Fintech

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
1 371 (3.88%) Apache Spark
2 327 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 300 (3.14%) Apache
4 234 (2.45%) Confluence
5 128 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 102 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 83 (0.87%) nginx
8 78 (0.82%) CMS
9 77 (0.81%) IIS
10 75 (0.79%) SAS
11 74 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
12 66 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
13 64 (0.67%) Skype for Business
14 62 (0.65%) MS Exchange
15 48 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 42 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 37 (0.39%) WordPress
18 35 (0.37%) JBoss
19 30 (0.31%) WebLogic
20 28 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 99 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.084%) Sketch
7 7 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.073%) InVision
8 5 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.031%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.031%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.010%) SPSS
11 1 (0.010%) Weka
11 1 (0.010%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 78 (0.82%) Markit EDM
2 48 (0.50%) PolarLake
3 46 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
4 28 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
5 26 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
6 22 (0.23%) Sentinel
7 20 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 17 (0.18%) Magento
9 17 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 14 (0.15%) Actimize
10 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.073%) Eikon
12 7 (0.073%) Shopify
13 5 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
14 4 (0.042%) Quorum
15 3 (0.031%) Oracle 11i
15 3 (0.031%) Oracle EBS R12
15 3 (0.031%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4,419 (46.26%) Azure
2 2,168 (22.70%) GCP
3 1,255 (13.14%) Serverless
4 942 (9.86%) AWS Lambda
5 868 (9.09%) SaaS
6 681 (7.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 568 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
8 557 (5.83%) Amazon S3
9 487 (5.10%) Office 365
10 475 (4.97%) PaaS
11 445 (4.66%) IaaS
12 311 (3.26%) GitHub
13 285 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
14 271 (2.84%) Amazon ECS
15 255 (2.67%) Amazon EKS
16 247 (2.59%) Power Platform
17 227 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 192 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 188 (1.97%) OpenShift
20 185 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 540 (5.65%) Firewall
2 327 (3.42%) DNS
3 250 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 238 (2.49%) VPN
5 225 (2.36%) WAN
6 188 (1.97%) Network Security
7 180 (1.88%) LAN
8 168 (1.76%) HTTP
9 133 (1.39%) Internet
10 125 (1.31%) DHCP
11 102 (1.07%) SAN
12 94 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
13 90 (0.94%) VoIP
14 72 (0.75%) BGP
14 72 (0.75%) Skype
15 70 (0.73%) OSPF
16 66 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
17 59 (0.62%) MPLS
17 59 (0.62%) Wireshark
18 55 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 775 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 694 (7.27%) MySQL
4 638 (6.68%) Big Data
5 604 (6.32%) MongoDB
6 598 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
7 441 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 418 (4.38%) Relational Database
9 417 (4.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 369 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
11 346 (3.62%) Hadoop
12 287 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
13 280 (2.93%) Redis
14 207 (2.17%) Power BI
15 202 (2.11%) Data Lake
16 178 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 169 (1.77%) Snowflake Schema
18 153 (1.60%) Tableau
19 137 (1.43%) Apache Hive
20 122 (1.28%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,285 (13.45%) Jenkins
2 1,262 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 588 (6.16%) JIRA
4 435 (4.55%) GitLab
5 298 (3.12%) Selenium
6 252 (2.64%) TeamCity
7 198 (2.07%) Maven
8 158 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 153 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 153 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 148 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 131 (1.37%) Artifactory
12 122 (1.28%) JUnit
13 95 (0.99%) SonarQube
14 82 (0.86%) CircleCI
15 76 (0.80%) webpack
16 72 (0.75%) Cypress.io
17 68 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
18 59 (0.62%) Subversion
19 55 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 1,995 (20.89%) Finance
2 605 (6.33%) Banking
3 448 (4.69%) Front Office
4 339 (3.55%) Public Sector
5 267 (2.80%) Retail
6 240 (2.51%) Games
7 226 (2.37%) Marketing
8 183 (1.92%) Law
9 170 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 129 (1.35%) Back Office
11 117 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 108 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 74 (0.77%) Advertising
14 67 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 49 (0.51%) Publishing
16 47 (0.49%) Legal
17 44 (0.46%) Electronics
18 43 (0.45%) Automotive
19 28 (0.29%) Retail Banking
20 26 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,745 (28.74%) Developer
2 1,514 (15.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,045 (10.94%) AWS Engineer
4 926 (9.69%) Architect
5 820 (8.58%) Software Engineer
6 626 (6.55%) Senior Developer
7 625 (6.54%) AWS DevOps
8 562 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 499 (5.22%) Data Engineer
10 495 (5.18%) Python Developer
11 458 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
11 458 (4.79%) Java Developer
12 420 (4.40%) Python Engineer
13 386 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 320 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
15 298 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
16 289 (3.03%) Consultant
17 286 (2.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 281 (2.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 279 (2.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,347 (14.10%) Web Services
2 1,302 (13.63%) React
3 1,261 (13.20%) Node.js
4 1,151 (12.05%) .NET
5 1,106 (11.58%) AngularJS
6 711 (7.44%) HTML
7 657 (6.88%) CSS
8 631 (6.61%) Vue.js
9 605 (6.33%) REST
10 591 (6.19%) Kafka
11 547 (5.73%) Spring
12 541 (5.66%) .NET Core
13 508 (5.32%) RESTful
14 336 (3.52%) Spring Boot
15 259 (2.71%) JSON
16 256 (2.68%) Django
17 238 (2.49%) HTML5
18 237 (2.48%) .NET Framework
19 231 (2.42%) Flask
20 214 (2.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 550 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
2 524 (5.49%) Hedge funds
3 507 (5.31%) Public Cloud
4 458 (4.79%) Fixed Income
5 432 (4.52%) Cloud Native
6 393 (4.11%) Derivative
7 379 (3.97%) Equities
8 304 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
9 285 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 258 (2.70%) User Experience
11 245 (2.56%) Data Centre
12 232 (2.43%) Mobile App
13 230 (2.41%) Algorithms
14 165 (1.73%) Management Information System
15 130 (1.36%) Blog
16 123 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
17 122 (1.28%) Virtual Team
18 117 (1.22%) Data Structures
19 115 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
20 103 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,934 (20.25%) Linux
2 1,033 (10.81%) Windows
3 462 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 355 (3.72%) Unix
5 180 (1.88%) CentOS
6 160 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 136 (1.42%) Android
8 122 (1.28%) Ubuntu
9 118 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 91 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 86 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
12 73 (0.76%) Windows 10
13 42 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
15 35 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 31 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 30 (0.31%) Debian
18 29 (0.30%) Windows 7
19 26 (0.27%) Solaris
20 24 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,845 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3,605 (37.74%) DevOps
3 1,850 (19.37%) Microservices
4 1,743 (18.25%) Software Engineering
5 1,138 (11.91%) TDD
6 1,085 (11.36%) Scrum
7 1,022 (10.70%) Fintech
8 884 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
9 837 (8.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 817 (8.55%) Test Automation
11 782 (8.19%) Analytics
12 772 (8.08%) Mentoring
13 705 (7.38%) Migration
14 674 (7.06%) Configuration Management
15 673 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
16 665 (6.96%) Asset Management
17 615 (6.44%) BDD
18 546 (5.72%) Open Source
19 536 (5.61%) Machine Learning
20 467 (4.89%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,450 (36.12%) Python
2 2,492 (26.09%) Java
3 2,385 (24.97%) JavaScript
4 1,980 (20.73%) SQL
5 1,238 (12.96%) C#
6 617 (6.46%) PowerShell
7 601 (6.29%) Go
8 578 (6.05%) TypeScript
9 509 (5.33%) PHP
10 488 (5.11%) Bash Shell
11 425 (4.45%) Scala
12 411 (4.30%) Ruby
13 298 (3.12%) C++
14 281 (2.94%) Kotlin
15 271 (2.84%) R
16 202 (2.11%) C
17 196 (2.05%) Java 8
18 160 (1.68%) Shell Script
19 120 (1.26%) T-SQL
20 111 (1.16%) ES6
Qualifications
1 694 (7.27%) Degree
2 492 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 408 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 252 (2.64%) AWS Certification
5 204 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 156 (1.63%) CISSP
8 135 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 97 (1.02%) CCNA
10 81 (0.85%) MCSE
11 70 (0.73%) CCNP
12 68 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
13 64 (0.67%) CISM
14 54 (0.57%) DV Cleared
14 54 (0.57%) MCSA
15 45 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
15 45 (0.47%) Sun Certification
16 44 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 43 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 38 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (3.87%) QA
2 168 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 135 (1.41%) GDPR
4 121 (1.27%) SLA
5 110 (1.15%) NIST
6 83 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 73 (0.76%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.18%) NCSC
9 16 (0.17%) COBIT
10 14 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 14 (0.15%) NIST 800
11 13 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.10%) HIPAA
14 9 (0.094%) FATCA
15 6 (0.063%) PSD2
16 5 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
16 5 (0.052%) EMIR
16 5 (0.052%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,592 (27.14%) Docker
2 582 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 389 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 66 (0.69%) vSphere
6 59 (0.62%) HDFS
7 49 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 40 (0.42%) XenApp
9 37 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 25 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (0.23%) Xen
13 20 (0.21%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.18%) VMware NSX
15 16 (0.17%) NDS
16 15 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
17 13 (0.14%) LXC
17 13 (0.14%) Postfix
18 12 (0.13%) Firmware
18 12 (0.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2,303 (24.11%) Kubernetes
2 1,979 (20.72%) Terraform
3 1,228 (12.86%) Ansible
4 885 (9.27%) Puppet
5 618 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
6 207 (2.17%) Prometheus
7 198 (2.07%) Grafana
8 117 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 110 (1.15%) SCCM
10 95 (0.99%) Nagios
11 69 (0.72%) Graphite
12 62 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
12 62 (0.65%) ZABBIX
13 59 (0.62%) Kibana
14 54 (0.57%) Packer
15 49 (0.51%) Istio
16 36 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
17 35 (0.37%) Consul
17 35 (0.37%) logstash
18 34 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,142 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 930 (9.74%) Google
3 642 (6.72%) VMware
4 504 (5.28%) Oracle
5 321 (3.36%) Cisco
6 232 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 184 (1.93%) Splunk
8 159 (1.66%) SAP
9 154 (1.61%) IBM
10 146 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 138 (1.44%) Citrix
12 132 (1.38%) Talend
13 110 (1.15%) Atlassian
14 105 (1.10%) Databricks
15 100 (1.05%) Palo Alto
16 93 (0.97%) Dell
17 90 (0.94%) Cloudera
18 89 (0.93%) Informatica
19 83 (0.87%) Bloomberg
20 72 (0.75%) New Relic