Period
to 23 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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 8,157 16,857 15,427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 12.04% 9.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.05% 38.58% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,571 14,659 13,231
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 £108,750 £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 19,400 43,694 40,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.25% 31.21% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16,125 35,561 32,853
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 23 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 23 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 7,637 £65,000 - 1,634
London +2 4,586 £75,000 - 691
UK excluding London +6 3,375 £55,000 - 1,089
North of England +5 926 £52,500 - 342
Work from Home -5 926 £60,000 -9.09% 339
South East +1 846 £60,000 +4.35% 182
South West +13 472 £55,000 +9.34% 132
Midlands +2 451 £55,000 +3.77% 169
Yorkshire +18 420 £52,500 +5.00% 118
North West +4 418 £55,000 -4.35% 192
West Midlands +3 301 £53,750 -2.27% 106
East of England +8 300 £60,000 +9.09% 113
Scotland +7 234 £52,500 +10.53% 96
East Midlands +1 150 £55,000 +10.00% 63
Wales +11 108 £49,750 +10.56% 41
North East +7 87 £45,000 - 32
Northern Ireland +2 46 £45,000 - 16
Isle of Man -1 1 £33,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 23 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 3,826 (46.90%) Azure
2 3,272 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3,071 (37.65%) Python
4 2,976 (36.48%) DevOps
5 2,221 (27.23%) Java
6 2,147 (26.32%) Docker
7 2,115 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 2,089 (25.61%) Finance
9 1,906 (23.37%) Kubernetes
10 1,762 (21.60%) GCP
11 1,678 (20.57%) SQL
12 1,652 (20.25%) Microservices
13 1,622 (19.88%) Linux
14 1,530 (18.76%) Software Engineering
15 1,477 (18.11%) Terraform
16 1,401 (17.18%) Web Services
17 1,221 (14.97%) React
18 1,194 (14.64%) C#
19 1,193 (14.63%) Jenkins
20 1,111 (13.62%) Microsoft
21 1,081 (13.25%) Node.js
22 1,062 (13.02%) .NET
23 1,061 (13.01%) Serverless
24 1,057 (12.96%) Git (software)
25 1,043 (12.79%) Ansible
26 1,019 (12.49%) AngularJS
27 974 (11.94%) TDD
28 967 (11.85%) Windows
29 950 (11.65%) Scrum
30 944 (11.57%) 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
1 349 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
2 312 (3.82%) Apache Spark
3 271 (3.32%) Apache
4 198 (2.43%) Confluence
5 89 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 87 (1.07%) IIS
7 85 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 78 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
9 68 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 65 (0.80%) CMS
10 65 (0.80%) MS Exchange
11 60 (0.74%) SAS
12 53 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 49 (0.60%) Skype for Business
14 44 (0.54%) OpenStack
15 43 (0.53%) nginx
16 23 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (0.28%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.23%) WordPress
18 16 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 93 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.11%) Sketch
5 9 (0.11%) Zeplin
6 8 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.086%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.012%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 122 (1.50%) Markit EDM
2 72 (0.88%) PolarLake
3 70 (0.86%) Eagle PACE
4 49 (0.60%) 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 10 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 8 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.074%) NetSuite
13 6 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 5 (0.061%) Shopify
15 4 (0.049%) Eikon
15 4 (0.049%) FastStats
15 4 (0.049%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 4 (0.049%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3,826 (46.90%) Azure
2 1,762 (21.60%) GCP
3 1,061 (13.01%) Serverless
4 843 (10.33%) SaaS
5 786 (9.64%) AWS Lambda
6 493 (6.04%) Amazon EC2
7 486 (5.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 475 (5.82%) Amazon S3
9 473 (5.80%) Office 365
10 371 (4.55%) IaaS
11 368 (4.51%) PaaS
12 285 (3.49%) GitHub
13 284 (3.48%) Amazon ECS
14 275 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
15 197 (2.42%) Power Platform
16 186 (2.28%) OpenShift
17 172 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 165 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
19 140 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 128 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 463 (5.68%) Firewall
2 278 (3.41%) DNS
3 225 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 197 (2.42%) VPN
5 188 (2.30%) WAN
6 166 (2.04%) Network Security
7 153 (1.88%) LAN
8 146 (1.79%) Internet
9 127 (1.56%) HTTP
10 114 (1.40%) SAN
11 105 (1.29%) DHCP
12 100 (1.23%) VoIP
13 86 (1.05%) Skype
14 77 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
15 60 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
15 60 (0.74%) MPLS
16 57 (0.70%) Wireshark
17 55 (0.67%) BGP
18 50 (0.61%) OSPF
19 43 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 897 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 701 (8.59%) NoSQL
3 639 (7.83%) MySQL
4 564 (6.91%) MongoDB
5 550 (6.74%) Big Data
6 501 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
7 373 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
8 357 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 335 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 334 (4.09%) Hadoop
11 310 (3.80%) Relational Database
12 267 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
13 213 (2.61%) Redis
14 159 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 156 (1.91%) Power BI
16 152 (1.86%) Data Lake
17 132 (1.62%) Snowflake Schema
18 128 (1.57%) Apache Hive
19 122 (1.50%) BigQuery
20 105 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,193 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 1,057 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 496 (6.08%) JIRA
4 346 (4.24%) GitLab
5 250 (3.06%) Selenium
6 187 (2.29%) TeamCity
7 156 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 152 (1.86%) Maven
9 146 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 143 (1.75%) Artifactory
11 135 (1.66%) Bitbucket
12 130 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 127 (1.56%) JUnit
14 81 (0.99%) SonarQube
15 71 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
16 64 (0.78%) CircleCI
17 58 (0.71%) Mockito
18 55 (0.67%) Mocha
19 54 (0.66%) webpack
20 51 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 2,089 (25.61%) Finance
2 630 (7.72%) Banking
3 527 (6.46%) Front Office
4 227 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 203 (2.49%) Games
6 193 (2.37%) Back Office
7 187 (2.29%) Law
8 186 (2.28%) Marketing
9 163 (2.00%) Retail
10 142 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 137 (1.68%) Telecoms
12 100 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 77 (0.94%) Advertising
14 67 (0.82%) Legal
15 55 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 38 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.39%) Publishing
18 31 (0.38%) Automotive
19 27 (0.33%) Electronics
19 27 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,360 (28.93%) Developer
2 1,155 (14.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 869 (10.65%) AWS Engineer
4 817 (10.02%) Architect
5 676 (8.29%) Software Engineer
6 476 (5.84%) Senior Developer
7 438 (5.37%) Java Developer
8 430 (5.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 401 (4.92%) Data Engineer
10 400 (4.90%) AWS DevOps
11 374 (4.59%) Python Engineer
12 369 (4.52%) Python Developer
13 339 (4.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 332 (4.07%) .NET Developer
15 331 (4.06%) AWS Developer
16 303 (3.71%) Analyst
17 270 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
18 269 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 260 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
20 259 (3.18%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,401 (17.18%) Web Services
2 1,221 (14.97%) React
3 1,081 (13.25%) Node.js
4 1,062 (13.02%) .NET
5 1,019 (12.49%) AngularJS
6 605 (7.42%) HTML
7 600 (7.36%) Vue.js
8 583 (7.15%) REST
9 513 (6.29%) CSS
10 503 (6.17%) .NET Core
11 490 (6.01%) Kafka
12 416 (5.10%) Spring
13 412 (5.05%) RESTful
14 348 (4.27%) ASP.NET
15 282 (3.46%) .NET Framework
16 246 (3.02%) Spring Boot
17 218 (2.67%) HTML5
18 202 (2.48%) JSON
19 198 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
20 180 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 663 (8.13%) Hedge funds
2 519 (6.36%) Fixed Income
3 471 (5.77%) Public Cloud
4 433 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
5 401 (4.92%) Derivative
6 400 (4.90%) Equities
7 386 (4.73%) Cloud Native
8 313 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
9 298 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 243 (2.98%) Data Centre
11 212 (2.60%) Algorithms
12 188 (2.30%) Mobile App
12 188 (2.30%) User Experience
13 181 (2.22%) Management Information System
14 128 (1.57%) Reference Data
15 121 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
16 120 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
17 102 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
18 98 (1.20%) Private Cloud
19 97 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,622 (19.88%) Linux
2 967 (11.85%) Windows
3 429 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 306 (3.75%) Unix
5 150 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 146 (1.79%) CentOS
7 124 (1.52%) Android
8 112 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 109 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 95 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
11 87 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 70 (0.86%) Windows 10
13 55 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
16 31 (0.38%) Mac OS X
17 26 (0.32%) AIX
18 24 (0.29%) Debian
19 23 (0.28%) Solaris
20 19 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,272 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,976 (36.48%) DevOps
3 1,652 (20.25%) Microservices
4 1,530 (18.76%) Software Engineering
5 974 (11.94%) TDD
6 950 (11.65%) Scrum
7 944 (11.57%) Fintech
8 781 (9.57%) Asset Management
9 716 (8.78%) Test Automation
10 705 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 687 (8.42%) Mentoring
12 676 (8.29%) Analytics
13 653 (8.01%) Infrastructure as Code
14 577 (7.07%) BDD
15 576 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
16 566 (6.94%) Migration
17 543 (6.66%) Machine Learning
18 520 (6.37%) Investment Management
19 510 (6.25%) Configuration Management
20 469 (5.75%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,071 (37.65%) Python
2 2,221 (27.23%) Java
3 2,115 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 1,678 (20.57%) SQL
5 1,194 (14.64%) C#
6 571 (7.00%) PowerShell
7 495 (6.07%) TypeScript
8 489 (5.99%) Bash Shell
9 464 (5.69%) PHP
10 418 (5.12%) Go
11 342 (4.19%) Ruby
12 323 (3.96%) Scala
13 264 (3.24%) C++
14 247 (3.03%) R
15 219 (2.68%) Kotlin
16 194 (2.38%) C
17 183 (2.24%) Java 8
18 142 (1.74%) T-SQL
19 129 (1.58%) Shell Script
20 114 (1.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 687 (8.42%) Degree
2 363 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 284 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 241 (2.95%) AWS Certification
5 226 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 196 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 135 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 134 (1.64%) CISSP
9 116 (1.42%) CCNA
10 79 (0.97%) MCSE
11 70 (0.86%) CISM
12 62 (0.76%) DV Cleared
13 59 (0.72%) MCSA
14 51 (0.63%) Sun Certification
15 48 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 47 (0.58%) CCNP
17 45 (0.55%) Master's Degree
18 43 (0.53%) PhD
19 40 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
20 38 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (4.20%) QA
2 148 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 124 (1.52%) SLA
4 106 (1.30%) NIST
5 103 (1.26%) GDPR
6 71 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 50 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.37%) NIST 800
9 28 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.27%) NCSC
11 18 (0.22%) COBIT
12 15 (0.18%) 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 5 (0.061%) PSD2
18 4 (0.049%) ISO 22301
19 3 (0.037%) JSP 440
20 2 (0.025%) MISRA
System Software
1 2,147 (26.32%) Docker
2 541 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 370 (4.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 89 (1.09%) vSphere
6 60 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (0.64%) HDFS
8 42 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (0.37%) XenApp
10 27 (0.33%) VMware NSX
11 23 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 23 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 18 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.20%) Snort
14 15 (0.18%) LXC
14 15 (0.18%) NDS
14 15 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 14 (0.17%) VirtualBox
16 12 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 12 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,906 (23.37%) Kubernetes
2 1,477 (18.11%) Terraform
3 1,043 (12.79%) Ansible
4 656 (8.04%) Puppet
5 433 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
6 184 (2.26%) Grafana
7 159 (1.95%) Prometheus
8 105 (1.29%) SCCM
9 78 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
10 68 (0.83%) Nagios
11 61 (0.75%) Packer
12 55 (0.67%) Graphite
13 54 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
14 51 (0.63%) Kibana
15 41 (0.50%) ZABBIX
16 36 (0.44%) Istio
16 36 (0.44%) logstash
17 34 (0.42%) Mesos
18 31 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
18 31 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,111 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 909 (11.14%) Google
3 594 (7.28%) VMware
4 476 (5.84%) Oracle
5 298 (3.65%) Cisco
6 188 (2.30%) Splunk
7 173 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 135 (1.66%) SAP
9 134 (1.64%) Tableau
10 130 (1.59%) IBM
11 121 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 114 (1.40%) Bloomberg
13 111 (1.36%) Citrix
14 92 (1.13%) Atlassian
15 80 (0.98%) Talend
16 79 (0.97%) Cloudera
17 76 (0.93%) EMC
18 75 (0.92%) Informatica
19 73 (0.89%) Dell
20 71 (0.87%) Palo Alto