Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing AWS 10,753 15,832 15,440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 12.68% 10.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.41% 37.67% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11,030 14,118 13,259
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 £100,000 £105,000 £95,000
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 26,610 42,032 39,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.77% 33.67% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22,430 34,581 31,739
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £86,250
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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 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 +5 9,910 £65,000 - 2,298
London +2 5,501 £75,000 - 1,033
UK excluding London +8 4,727 £55,000 - 1,396
Work from Home -1 2,120 £62,500 - 456
North of England +5 1,460 £55,000 - 535
South East +6 1,045 £60,000 +3.90% 237
South West +21 713 £50,000 -4.76% 129
Midlands +2 676 £55,000 - 212
Yorkshire +9 664 £55,000 +4.76% 148
North West +2 658 £55,000 - 348
West Midlands +5 458 £55,000 - 135
Scotland +8 403 £50,000 -2.91% 94
East of England +1 316 £55,750 -3.04% 145
East Midlands +2 216 £52,000 -0.95% 75
North East +9 137 £50,000 +17.16% 39
Wales +6 84 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Northern Ireland +8 49 £52,500 +25.75% 19

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4,967 (46.19%) Azure
2 4,399 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 4,132 (38.43%) DevOps
4 3,683 (34.25%) Python
5 3,063 (28.49%) Docker
6 2,777 (25.83%) Java
7 2,752 (25.59%) Kubernetes
8 2,664 (24.77%) JavaScript
9 2,474 (23.01%) GCP
10 2,341 (21.77%) Terraform
11 2,206 (20.52%) SQL
12 2,169 (20.17%) Linux
13 2,087 (19.41%) Software Engineering
14 2,085 (19.39%) Microservices
15 2,026 (18.84%) Finance
16 1,524 (14.17%) C#
17 1,473 (13.70%) React
18 1,453 (13.51%) Jenkins
19 1,415 (13.16%) Git (software)
20 1,413 (13.14%) Serverless
21 1,397 (12.99%) Web Services
22 1,378 (12.82%) Node.js
23 1,372 (12.76%) Ansible
24 1,367 (12.71%) .NET
25 1,301 (12.10%) TDD
26 1,275 (11.86%) Microsoft
27 1,239 (11.52%) AngularJS
28 1,208 (11.23%) Scrum
29 1,092 (10.16%) Windows
30 1,075 (10.00%) 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
1 387 (3.60%) Apache Spark
2 354 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 342 (3.18%) Apache
4 293 (2.72%) Confluence
5 141 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 131 (1.22%) IIS
7 109 (1.01%) CMS
8 106 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
9 104 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 92 (0.86%) nginx
11 79 (0.73%) SAS
12 69 (0.64%) MS Exchange
13 64 (0.60%) WordPress
14 63 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
15 56 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 54 (0.50%) Skype for Business
17 48 (0.45%) JBoss
18 44 (0.41%) WebSphere
19 39 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
20 35 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 111 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 16 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.074%) InVision
6 8 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.074%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.074%) Sketch
7 7 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.046%) SPSS
9 4 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.028%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.019%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.009%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.009%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.009%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (0.36%) Markit EDM
2 27 (0.25%) PolarLake
3 26 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
3 26 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 21 (0.20%) Magento
6 18 (0.17%) Sentinel
7 17 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 14 (0.13%) Actimize
8 14 (0.13%) nopCommerce
8 14 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.093%) Shopify
9 10 (0.093%) SimCorp Dimension
10 7 (0.065%) Eikon
11 6 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.037%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.037%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4,967 (46.19%) Azure
2 2,474 (23.01%) GCP
3 1,413 (13.14%) Serverless
4 1,058 (9.84%) SaaS
5 979 (9.10%) AWS Lambda
6 792 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 616 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
8 590 (5.49%) Amazon S3
9 561 (5.22%) PaaS
10 479 (4.45%) IaaS
11 470 (4.37%) Office 365
12 363 (3.38%) GitHub
13 343 (3.19%) Amazon EKS
14 325 (3.02%) Amazon ECS
15 312 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
16 286 (2.66%) Power Platform
17 266 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 224 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 206 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
20 204 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 600 (5.58%) Firewall
2 322 (2.99%) DNS
3 283 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 264 (2.46%) VPN
5 222 (2.06%) WAN
6 192 (1.79%) LAN
7 189 (1.76%) Network Security
8 172 (1.60%) HTTP
9 143 (1.33%) DHCP
10 130 (1.21%) Internet
11 119 (1.11%) SAN
12 102 (0.95%) OSPF
13 96 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
14 95 (0.88%) VoIP
15 73 (0.68%) VLAN
16 72 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
17 68 (0.63%) BGP
18 59 (0.55%) Skype
19 53 (0.49%) MPLS
20 47 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 905 (8.42%) NoSQL
2 880 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 786 (7.31%) MySQL
4 727 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
5 722 (6.71%) Big Data
6 664 (6.18%) MongoDB
7 540 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
8 480 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 450 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 398 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 395 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
12 357 (3.32%) Hadoop
13 280 (2.60%) Redis
14 251 (2.33%) Power BI
15 207 (1.93%) Data Lake
16 176 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
17 160 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
17 160 (1.49%) Tableau
18 143 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 135 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,453 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 1,415 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 705 (6.56%) JIRA
4 499 (4.64%) GitLab
5 331 (3.08%) Selenium
6 263 (2.45%) TeamCity
7 224 (2.08%) Maven
8 182 (1.69%) Bitbucket
9 169 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 143 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 142 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 135 (1.26%) JUnit
13 125 (1.16%) Artifactory
14 102 (0.95%) CircleCI
15 100 (0.93%) SonarQube
16 92 (0.86%) Cypress.io
17 83 (0.77%) webpack
18 82 (0.76%) Subversion
19 66 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
20 63 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 2,026 (18.84%) Finance
2 615 (5.72%) Banking
3 403 (3.75%) Public Sector
4 369 (3.43%) Front Office
5 343 (3.19%) Retail
6 298 (2.77%) Games
6 298 (2.77%) Marketing
7 189 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 169 (1.57%) Law
9 132 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 88 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 84 (0.78%) Back Office
12 80 (0.74%) Advertising
13 69 (0.64%) Electronics
14 67 (0.62%) Legal
15 56 (0.52%) Automotive
16 49 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 43 (0.40%) Publishing
18 40 (0.37%) Billing
19 29 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,214 (29.89%) Developer
2 1,667 (15.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,152 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
4 1,007 (9.36%) Software Engineer
5 1,002 (9.32%) Architect
6 781 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 726 (6.75%) AWS DevOps
8 651 (6.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 585 (5.44%) Java Developer
10 557 (5.18%) Data Engineer
11 504 (4.69%) Python Developer
12 491 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
13 458 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 421 (3.92%) Python Engineer
15 381 (3.54%) Senior DevOps
16 352 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 344 (3.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 344 (3.20%) React Developer
18 331 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
19 326 (3.03%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,473 (13.70%) React
2 1,397 (12.99%) Web Services
3 1,378 (12.82%) Node.js
4 1,367 (12.71%) .NET
5 1,239 (11.52%) AngularJS
6 850 (7.90%) HTML
7 785 (7.30%) CSS
8 761 (7.08%) REST
9 681 (6.33%) .NET Core
10 669 (6.22%) Vue.js
11 658 (6.12%) Spring
12 647 (6.02%) Kafka
13 561 (5.22%) RESTful
14 389 (3.62%) Spring Boot
15 302 (2.81%) .NET Framework
16 296 (2.75%) Django
17 277 (2.58%) HTML5
18 275 (2.56%) ASP.NET
19 262 (2.44%) Flask
20 254 (2.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 678 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
2 499 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 468 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 432 (4.02%) Hedge funds
5 359 (3.34%) Fixed Income
6 350 (3.25%) Derivative
7 311 (2.89%) Equities
8 307 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
9 298 (2.77%) Data Centre
10 296 (2.75%) User Experience
11 258 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 248 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 220 (2.05%) Algorithms
14 163 (1.52%) Management Information System
15 153 (1.42%) Blog
16 151 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
17 149 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
18 145 (1.35%) Virtual Team
19 143 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
20 122 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2,169 (20.17%) Linux
2 1,092 (10.16%) Windows
3 496 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 410 (3.81%) Unix
5 194 (1.80%) CentOS
6 187 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 168 (1.56%) Android
8 167 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 146 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 103 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
11 88 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 54 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
15 40 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 35 (0.33%) Windows 7
17 34 (0.32%) Debian
18 26 (0.24%) Mac OS X
19 17 (0.16%) CoreOS
20 16 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,399 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4,132 (38.43%) DevOps
3 2,087 (19.41%) Software Engineering
4 2,085 (19.39%) Microservices
5 1,301 (12.10%) TDD
6 1,208 (11.23%) Scrum
7 1,075 (10.00%) Fintech
8 1,062 (9.88%) Infrastructure as Code
9 997 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
10 929 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 869 (8.08%) Analytics
12 840 (7.81%) Mentoring
13 776 (7.22%) Migration
14 772 (7.18%) Configuration Management
15 734 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
16 672 (6.25%) BDD
17 645 (6.00%) Asset Management
18 637 (5.92%) Open Source
19 592 (5.51%) Machine Learning
20 524 (4.87%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 3,683 (34.25%) Python
2 2,777 (25.83%) Java
3 2,664 (24.77%) JavaScript
4 2,206 (20.52%) SQL
5 1,524 (14.17%) C#
6 718 (6.68%) Go
7 659 (6.13%) TypeScript
8 652 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 586 (5.45%) PHP
10 568 (5.28%) Bash Shell
11 470 (4.37%) Ruby
12 436 (4.05%) Scala
13 334 (3.11%) C++
14 286 (2.66%) Kotlin
15 224 (2.08%) R
16 217 (2.02%) Java 8
17 195 (1.81%) C
18 161 (1.50%) Shell Script
19 139 (1.29%) ES6
20 130 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 693 (6.44%) Degree
2 578 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 482 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 265 (2.46%) AWS Certification
5 198 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 188 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 158 (1.47%) CISSP
8 118 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 89 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
10 88 (0.82%) CCNP
11 80 (0.74%) CCNA
12 67 (0.62%) CISM
13 61 (0.57%) DV Cleared
14 60 (0.56%) MCSE
15 47 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 46 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
17 42 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 42 (0.39%) PhD
18 40 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
19 39 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (3.96%) QA
2 182 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 151 (1.40%) GDPR
4 107 (1.00%) NIST
5 106 (0.99%) SLA
6 87 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 71 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.20%) NCSC
9 21 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 20 (0.19%) COBIT
11 16 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 15 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 14 (0.13%) WAI
14 13 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.084%) FATCA
15 9 (0.084%) NIST 800
16 8 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 8 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (0.056%) PSD2
18 5 (0.046%) EMIR
System Software
1 3,063 (28.49%) Docker
2 585 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 446 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 192 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 72 (0.67%) vSphere
6 70 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 61 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 56 (0.52%) XenApp
9 53 (0.49%) HDFS
10 42 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 31 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 24 (0.22%) Xen
13 19 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (0.16%) Postfix
14 17 (0.16%) VirtualBox
15 16 (0.15%) VMware NSX
16 13 (0.12%) KVM
17 12 (0.11%) Firmware
17 12 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
18 10 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2,752 (25.59%) Kubernetes
2 2,341 (21.77%) Terraform
3 1,372 (12.76%) Ansible
4 950 (8.83%) Puppet
5 690 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
6 255 (2.37%) Prometheus
7 207 (1.93%) Grafana
8 133 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 118 (1.10%) SCCM
10 93 (0.86%) Nagios
11 70 (0.65%) Graphite
12 63 (0.59%) Kibana
12 63 (0.59%) ZABBIX
13 62 (0.58%) Packer
14 59 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
15 48 (0.45%) Istio
16 35 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
16 35 (0.33%) Rancher
17 30 (0.28%) logstash
18 28 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,275 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 1,074 (9.99%) Google
3 712 (6.62%) VMware
4 601 (5.59%) Oracle
5 334 (3.11%) Cisco
6 263 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 173 (1.61%) SAP
8 168 (1.56%) IBM
9 166 (1.54%) Splunk
10 162 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 160 (1.49%) Citrix
12 153 (1.42%) Talend
13 137 (1.27%) Atlassian
14 117 (1.09%) Databricks
15 112 (1.04%) Informatica
16 104 (0.97%) Palo Alto
17 95 (0.88%) Dell
18 93 (0.86%) Cloudera
19 74 (0.69%) Veeam
20 67 (0.62%) SaltStack