Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 8,098 16,990 15,547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 12.03% 9.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.11% 38.59% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,485 14,776 13,319
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 19,231 44,022 40,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.19% 31.16% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15,951 35,812 33,168
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 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 7,588 £65,000 - 1,600
London +2 4,563 £75,000 - 706
UK excluding London +6 3,347 £55,000 - 1,018
North of England +5 923 £52,500 - 310
Work from Home -5 896 £60,000 -11.11% 332
South East +1 842 £60,000 +4.35% 171
South West +14 465 £55,000 +4.76% 139
Midlands +2 443 £55,000 +3.77% 156
North West +4 418 £55,000 -4.35% 184
Yorkshire +17 415 £52,500 +5.00% 95
East of England +7 302 £60,000 +9.09% 110
West Midlands +1 292 £52,500 -4.55% 103
Scotland +6 227 £52,500 +10.53% 83
East Midlands +2 151 £55,000 +10.00% 52
Wales +13 108 £49,500 +10.00% 35
North East +7 89 £45,000 - 31
Northern Ireland +2 45 £45,000 - 16
Isle of Man +2 1 £33,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 3,809 (47.04%) Azure
2 3,268 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3,031 (37.43%) Python
4 2,951 (36.44%) DevOps
5 2,217 (27.38%) Java
6 2,123 (26.22%) JavaScript
7 2,117 (26.14%) Docker
8 2,086 (25.76%) Finance
9 1,876 (23.17%) Kubernetes
10 1,752 (21.63%) GCP
11 1,664 (20.55%) SQL
12 1,649 (20.36%) Microservices
13 1,599 (19.75%) Linux
14 1,532 (18.92%) Software Engineering
15 1,448 (17.88%) Terraform
16 1,408 (17.39%) Web Services
17 1,220 (15.07%) React
18 1,196 (14.77%) C#
19 1,182 (14.60%) Jenkins
20 1,111 (13.72%) Microsoft
21 1,086 (13.41%) Node.js
22 1,064 (13.14%) .NET
23 1,052 (12.99%) Serverless
24 1,047 (12.93%) Git (software)
25 1,026 (12.67%) Ansible
26 1,015 (12.53%) AngularJS
27 976 (12.05%) TDD
28 964 (11.90%) Windows
29 949 (11.72%) Scrum
30 935 (11.55%) 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
1 351 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
2 308 (3.80%) Apache Spark
3 268 (3.31%) Apache
4 195 (2.41%) Confluence
5 91 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 86 (1.06%) IIS
7 82 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 74 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
9 67 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 66 (0.82%) MS Exchange
11 65 (0.80%) CMS
12 58 (0.72%) SAS
13 52 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 47 (0.58%) Skype for Business
15 46 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 43 (0.53%) nginx
17 24 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
18 22 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 19 (0.23%) WordPress
20 18 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 94 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.11%) Sketch
5 9 (0.11%) Zeplin
6 8 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.074%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.012%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 123 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 72 (0.89%) PolarLake
3 70 (0.86%) Eagle PACE
4 50 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
5 25 (0.31%) FINCAD Analytics
5 25 (0.31%) Sentinel
6 20 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 16 (0.20%) Magento
8 13 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.074%) NetSuite
13 5 (0.062%) Shopify
14 4 (0.049%) Eikon
14 4 (0.049%) FastStats
14 4 (0.049%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 4 (0.049%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3,809 (47.04%) Azure
2 1,752 (21.63%) GCP
3 1,052 (12.99%) Serverless
4 829 (10.24%) SaaS
5 777 (9.59%) AWS Lambda
6 484 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
7 474 (5.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 473 (5.84%) Office 365
9 464 (5.73%) Amazon S3
10 368 (4.54%) PaaS
11 364 (4.49%) IaaS
12 282 (3.48%) Amazon ECS
13 281 (3.47%) GitHub
14 272 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
15 197 (2.43%) Power Platform
16 178 (2.20%) OpenShift
17 167 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 161 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
19 133 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 126 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 462 (5.71%) Firewall
2 282 (3.48%) DNS
3 219 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 197 (2.43%) VPN
5 184 (2.27%) WAN
6 160 (1.98%) Network Security
7 151 (1.86%) LAN
8 146 (1.80%) Internet
9 124 (1.53%) HTTP
10 113 (1.40%) SAN
11 108 (1.33%) DHCP
12 100 (1.23%) VoIP
13 84 (1.04%) Skype
14 79 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (0.75%) MPLS
16 59 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
17 57 (0.70%) Wireshark
18 54 (0.67%) BGP
19 49 (0.61%) OSPF
20 43 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 906 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 699 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 637 (7.87%) MySQL
4 565 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 543 (6.71%) Big Data
6 502 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
7 364 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 352 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 330 (4.08%) Hadoop
10 328 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 307 (3.79%) Relational Database
12 263 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
13 212 (2.62%) Redis
14 158 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 157 (1.94%) Power BI
16 146 (1.80%) Data Lake
17 129 (1.59%) Apache Hive
18 127 (1.57%) Snowflake Schema
19 119 (1.47%) BigQuery
20 104 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,182 (14.60%) Jenkins
2 1,047 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 488 (6.03%) JIRA
4 337 (4.16%) GitLab
5 241 (2.98%) Selenium
6 184 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 153 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 151 (1.86%) Maven
9 142 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 138 (1.70%) Artifactory
11 132 (1.63%) Bitbucket
12 129 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 126 (1.56%) JUnit
14 79 (0.98%) SonarQube
15 69 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
16 61 (0.75%) CircleCI
17 57 (0.70%) Mockito
18 54 (0.67%) Mocha
19 52 (0.64%) Subversion
19 52 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 2,086 (25.76%) Finance
2 635 (7.84%) Banking
3 533 (6.58%) Front Office
4 221 (2.73%) Public Sector
5 202 (2.49%) Games
6 193 (2.38%) Back Office
7 189 (2.33%) Law
8 181 (2.24%) Marketing
9 163 (2.01%) Retail
10 147 (1.82%) Investment Banking
11 138 (1.70%) Telecoms
12 96 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 76 (0.94%) Advertising
14 69 (0.85%) Legal
15 54 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 38 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.42%) Publishing
18 32 (0.40%) Automotive
19 26 (0.32%) Electronics
20 25 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,354 (29.07%) Developer
2 1,140 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 855 (10.56%) AWS Engineer
4 807 (9.97%) Architect
5 678 (8.37%) Software Engineer
6 474 (5.85%) Senior Developer
7 443 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 426 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 392 (4.84%) Data Engineer
10 384 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
11 366 (4.52%) Python Engineer
12 361 (4.46%) Python Developer
13 336 (4.15%) .NET Developer
14 335 (4.14%) AWS Developer
15 323 (3.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 309 (3.82%) Analyst
17 270 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 269 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
19 260 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
20 257 (3.17%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,408 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1,220 (15.07%) React
3 1,086 (13.41%) Node.js
4 1,064 (13.14%) .NET
5 1,015 (12.53%) AngularJS
6 607 (7.50%) Vue.js
7 602 (7.43%) HTML
8 576 (7.11%) REST
9 512 (6.32%) CSS
10 507 (6.26%) .NET Core
11 485 (5.99%) Kafka
12 410 (5.06%) Spring
13 408 (5.04%) RESTful
14 351 (4.33%) ASP.NET
15 286 (3.53%) .NET Framework
16 244 (3.01%) Spring Boot
17 218 (2.69%) HTML5
18 205 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
19 200 (2.47%) JSON
20 177 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 668 (8.25%) Hedge funds
2 524 (6.47%) Fixed Income
3 464 (5.73%) Public Cloud
4 432 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
5 405 (5.00%) Derivative
6 403 (4.98%) Equities
7 382 (4.72%) Cloud Native
8 312 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
9 301 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 244 (3.01%) Data Centre
11 209 (2.58%) Algorithms
12 188 (2.32%) Mobile App
12 188 (2.32%) User Experience
13 183 (2.26%) Management Information System
14 129 (1.59%) Reference Data
15 122 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
16 119 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
17 104 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
18 98 (1.21%) Private Cloud
19 95 (1.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,599 (19.75%) Linux
2 964 (11.90%) Windows
3 428 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 306 (3.78%) Unix
5 151 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 146 (1.80%) CentOS
7 124 (1.53%) Android
8 114 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 108 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 96 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
11 87 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 73 (0.90%) Windows 10
13 57 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 35 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
16 33 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.32%) AIX
17 26 (0.32%) Debian
18 23 (0.28%) Solaris
19 19 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,268 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2,951 (36.44%) DevOps
3 1,649 (20.36%) Microservices
4 1,532 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 976 (12.05%) TDD
6 949 (11.72%) Scrum
7 935 (11.55%) Fintech
8 782 (9.66%) Asset Management
9 708 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
10 704 (8.69%) Test Automation
11 687 (8.48%) Mentoring
12 662 (8.17%) Analytics
13 640 (7.90%) Infrastructure as Code
14 582 (7.19%) BDD
15 572 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
16 557 (6.88%) Migration
17 536 (6.62%) Machine Learning
18 526 (6.50%) Investment Management
19 498 (6.15%) Configuration Management
20 457 (5.64%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,031 (37.43%) Python
2 2,217 (27.38%) Java
3 2,123 (26.22%) JavaScript
4 1,664 (20.55%) SQL
5 1,196 (14.77%) C#
6 572 (7.06%) PowerShell
7 489 (6.04%) Bash Shell
8 488 (6.03%) TypeScript
9 459 (5.67%) PHP
10 413 (5.10%) Go
11 337 (4.16%) Ruby
12 320 (3.95%) Scala
13 261 (3.22%) C++
14 247 (3.05%) R
15 216 (2.67%) Kotlin
16 196 (2.42%) C
17 183 (2.26%) Java 8
18 143 (1.77%) T-SQL
19 124 (1.53%) Shell Script
20 111 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 684 (8.45%) Degree
2 350 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 274 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 236 (2.91%) AWS Certification
5 229 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 196 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
7 135 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 134 (1.65%) CISSP
9 117 (1.44%) CCNA
10 78 (0.96%) MCSE
11 70 (0.86%) CISM
12 63 (0.78%) DV Cleared
13 59 (0.73%) MCSA
14 51 (0.63%) Sun Certification
15 48 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 46 (0.57%) CCNP
17 44 (0.54%) Master's Degree
18 43 (0.53%) PhD
19 40 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
20 37 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (4.21%) QA
2 150 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 121 (1.49%) SLA
4 105 (1.30%) NIST
5 104 (1.28%) GDPR
6 71 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 49 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.37%) NIST 800
9 28 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.23%) NCSC
11 18 (0.22%) COBIT
12 15 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 14 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 12 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.074%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.049%) ISO 22301
17 4 (0.049%) MISRA
17 4 (0.049%) PSD2
18 3 (0.037%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2,117 (26.14%) Docker
2 537 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 366 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 166 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 91 (1.12%) vSphere
6 60 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (0.64%) HDFS
8 38 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (0.36%) XenApp
10 27 (0.33%) VMware NSX
11 25 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 23 (0.28%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.20%) Snort
15 15 (0.19%) NDS
15 15 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 14 (0.17%) LXC
17 13 (0.16%) VirtualBox
18 12 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 12 (0.15%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1,876 (23.17%) Kubernetes
2 1,448 (17.88%) Terraform
3 1,026 (12.67%) Ansible
4 648 (8.00%) Puppet
5 427 (5.27%) Opscode Chef
6 182 (2.25%) Grafana
7 154 (1.90%) Prometheus
8 102 (1.26%) SCCM
9 78 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
10 67 (0.83%) Nagios
11 63 (0.78%) Packer
12 55 (0.68%) Graphite
13 52 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
14 50 (0.62%) Kibana
15 40 (0.49%) ZABBIX
16 38 (0.47%) Istio
17 36 (0.44%) logstash
18 33 (0.41%) Mesos
19 31 (0.38%) Consul
19 31 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,111 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 921 (11.37%) Google
3 591 (7.30%) VMware
4 472 (5.83%) Oracle
5 297 (3.67%) Cisco
6 181 (2.24%) Splunk
7 170 (2.10%) Red Hat
8 133 (1.64%) SAP
9 132 (1.63%) Tableau
10 128 (1.58%) IBM
11 122 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 116 (1.43%) Bloomberg
13 111 (1.37%) Citrix
14 87 (1.07%) Atlassian
15 77 (0.95%) Talend
16 76 (0.94%) EMC
17 75 (0.93%) Cloudera
18 74 (0.91%) Informatica
19 72 (0.89%) Dell
20 69 (0.85%) Palo Alto