Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +30
Permanent jobs citing AWS 15,742 15,605 13,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.76% 10.44% 7.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.66% 39.27% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12,833 12,316 11,125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 41,802 39,742 37,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.89% 26.58% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34,013 31,696 31,207
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the UK

AWS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS.

Salary trend for AWS in the UK

AWS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS over the 6 months to 17 February 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 17 February 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 +7 14,785 £65,000 +3.17% 3,288
London +4 8,675 £75,000 +7.14% 1,574
UK excluding London +2 6,693 £55,000 +3.77% 1,967
North of England +7 1,913 £55,000 - 563
South East +6 1,866 £60,000 +9.09% 402
North West +6 1,073 £55,000 -4.35% 310
Midlands +5 989 £55,000 +3.77% 281
Yorkshire +8 712 £52,500 +0.96% 194
East of England +10 698 £55,000 - 257
West Midlands +7 637 £55,000 +3.77% 181
South West -12 621 £52,500 +5.00% 212
Scotland +10 424 £52,500 +5.00% 150
East Midlands +7 350 £55,000 +4.76% 100
Wales -11 174 £45,000 - 80
North East +10 128 £44,250 -11.50% 59
Northern Ireland +5 58 £42,500 -15.00% 23
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 8,012 (50.90%) Azure
2 6,659 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
3 5,105 (32.43%) DevOps
4 4,781 (30.37%) Python
5 4,527 (28.76%) Java
6 3,995 (25.38%) Docker
7 3,801 (24.15%) JavaScript
8 3,725 (23.66%) Finance
9 3,275 (20.80%) Linux
10 3,208 (20.38%) SQL
11 3,094 (19.65%) Kubernetes
12 3,049 (19.37%) Microservices
13 3,032 (19.26%) GCP
14 3,029 (19.24%) Software Engineering
15 2,887 (18.34%) C#
16 2,651 (16.84%) Web Services
17 2,521 (16.01%) .NET
18 2,399 (15.24%) Microsoft
19 2,304 (14.64%) Windows
20 2,217 (14.08%) Terraform
21 2,177 (13.83%) TDD
22 2,060 (13.09%) Git (software)
23 2,040 (12.96%) Node.js
24 2,029 (12.89%) React
25 2,025 (12.86%) SQL Server
26 1,982 (12.59%) Scrum
27 1,927 (12.24%) Google
28 1,920 (12.20%) Jenkins
29 1,914 (12.16%) Ansible
30 1,822 (11.57%) 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
1 786 (4.99%) Elasticsearch
2 757 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 421 (2.67%) Confluence
4 361 (2.29%) Apache
5 318 (2.02%) IIS
6 213 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 194 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 179 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 178 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 174 (1.11%) CMS
11 171 (1.09%) nginx
12 146 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
13 110 (0.70%) Skype for Business
14 101 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
15 98 (0.62%) WebSphere
16 57 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
17 56 (0.36%) SAS
18 53 (0.34%) JBoss
19 50 (0.32%) Luigi
20 46 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 191 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 30 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.076%) Gliffy
8 10 (0.064%) SPSS
9 8 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.032%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.019%) HipChat
13 3 (0.019%) Sketch
14 2 (0.013%) Simulink
14 2 (0.013%) Windchill
15 1 (0.006%) Figma
15 1 (0.006%) InDesign
15 1 (0.006%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.006%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 114 (0.72%) FINCAD Analytics
2 67 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 61 (0.39%) PolarLake
4 57 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 55 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 52 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
7 45 (0.29%) Magento
8 31 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 27 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 21 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
11 18 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
13 15 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.089%) SAP Hybris
14 14 (0.089%) SimCorp Dimension
15 11 (0.070%) HFM
15 11 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
16 10 (0.064%) Oracle FAH
17 9 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
18 8 (0.051%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8,012 (50.90%) Azure
2 3,032 (19.26%) GCP
3 1,481 (9.41%) Serverless
4 1,205 (7.65%) SaaS
5 1,075 (6.83%) Office 365
6 1,039 (6.60%) AWS Lambda
7 988 (6.28%) Amazon S3
8 940 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
9 844 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 796 (5.06%) PaaS
11 677 (4.30%) IaaS
12 506 (3.21%) GitHub
13 480 (3.05%) Amazon ECS
14 471 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
15 423 (2.69%) OpenShift
16 410 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
17 331 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 262 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 261 (1.66%) Amazon Kinesis
20 239 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 889 (5.65%) Firewall
2 518 (3.29%) DNS
3 465 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 367 (2.33%) WAN
5 341 (2.17%) VPN
6 322 (2.05%) Internet
7 319 (2.03%) LAN
8 263 (1.67%) DHCP
9 262 (1.66%) HTTP
10 261 (1.66%) Network Security
11 255 (1.62%) SAN
12 138 (0.88%) Wireless
13 132 (0.84%) VoIP
14 129 (0.82%) Skype
15 127 (0.81%) BGP
16 120 (0.76%) MPLS
17 108 (0.69%) NetScaler
18 106 (0.67%) SSL
18 106 (0.67%) VLAN
19 85 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,025 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 1,337 (8.49%) NoSQL
3 1,186 (7.53%) MySQL
4 1,173 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1,158 (7.36%) Big Data
6 990 (6.29%) MongoDB
7 771 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
8 734 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 706 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 693 (4.40%) Hadoop
11 591 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
12 578 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
13 467 (2.97%) Redis
14 383 (2.43%) Amazon Athena
15 338 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
16 289 (1.84%) RDBMS
17 261 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 214 (1.36%) SQL Server 2019
19 212 (1.35%) Power BI
20 211 (1.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,060 (13.09%) Git (software)
2 1,920 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 941 (5.98%) JIRA
4 513 (3.26%) Maven
5 426 (2.71%) TeamCity
6 409 (2.60%) Selenium
7 373 (2.37%) GitLab
8 364 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 335 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 311 (1.98%) Bitbucket
11 235 (1.49%) JUnit
12 233 (1.48%) Cucumber
13 231 (1.47%) Artifactory
14 189 (1.20%) Subversion
15 185 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
16 179 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 170 (1.08%) webpack
18 160 (1.02%) SonarQube
19 151 (0.96%) Gradle
20 129 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3,725 (23.66%) Finance
2 1,199 (7.62%) Banking
3 901 (5.72%) Front Office
4 745 (4.73%) Retail
5 496 (3.15%) Public Sector
6 406 (2.58%) Marketing
7 327 (2.08%) Games
8 249 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 204 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 188 (1.19%) Law
11 168 (1.07%) Legal
12 163 (1.04%) Automotive
13 160 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 146 (0.93%) Advertising
15 143 (0.91%) Back Office
16 101 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 86 (0.55%) Electronics
18 56 (0.36%) Billing
19 45 (0.29%) Publishing
20 40 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,671 (29.67%) Developer
2 1,796 (11.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,755 (11.15%) Architect
4 1,325 (8.42%) Software Engineer
5 1,173 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 1,119 (7.11%) Java Developer
7 1,086 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
8 984 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 836 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
10 698 (4.43%) C# Developer
11 685 (4.35%) Data Engineer
12 633 (4.02%) Consultant
13 567 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
14 560 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 539 (3.42%) Software Developer
16 533 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
17 526 (3.34%) Java Engineer
18 517 (3.28%) Cloud Architect
19 470 (2.99%) AWS Developer
20 450 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,651 (16.84%) Web Services
2 2,521 (16.01%) .NET
3 2,040 (12.96%) Node.js
4 2,029 (12.89%) React
5 1,822 (11.57%) AngularJS
6 1,524 (9.68%) HTML
7 1,477 (9.38%) CSS
8 1,192 (7.57%) REST
9 1,020 (6.48%) .NET Core
10 1,008 (6.40%) Spring
11 1,000 (6.35%) RESTful
12 979 (6.22%) ASP.NET
13 837 (5.32%) Kafka
14 715 (4.54%) Vue.js
15 654 (4.15%) .NET Framework
16 593 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
17 587 (3.73%) J2EE
18 572 (3.63%) Spring Boot
19 560 (3.56%) HTML5
20 527 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,105 (7.02%) Public Cloud
2 997 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 785 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 732 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 703 (4.47%) Fixed Income
6 627 (3.98%) Cloud Native
7 612 (3.89%) Derivative
8 571 (3.63%) Hedge funds
9 565 (3.59%) Equities
10 475 (3.02%) User Experience
11 376 (2.39%) Mobile App
12 364 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 362 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 328 (2.08%) Algorithms
15 320 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
16 315 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
17 244 (1.55%) Blog
17 244 (1.55%) Data Structures
18 237 (1.51%) Management Information System
19 217 (1.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,275 (20.80%) Linux
2 2,304 (14.64%) Windows
3 968 (6.15%) Windows Server
4 706 (4.48%) Unix
5 359 (2.28%) Android
6 329 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 250 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 238 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 229 (1.45%) CentOS
10 213 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 175 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 157 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 141 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 103 (0.65%) Windows 7
15 79 (0.50%) Debian
16 74 (0.47%) VMS
17 64 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 46 (0.29%) Windows 8
19 41 (0.26%) Solaris
20 34 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,659 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 5,105 (32.43%) DevOps
3 3,049 (19.37%) Microservices
4 3,029 (19.24%) Software Engineering
5 2,177 (13.83%) TDD
6 1,982 (12.59%) Scrum
7 1,661 (10.55%) Analytics
8 1,587 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
9 1,566 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
10 1,411 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 1,342 (8.52%) Test Automation
12 1,225 (7.78%) Machine Learning
13 1,206 (7.66%) Migration
14 1,145 (7.27%) BDD
15 1,131 (7.18%) Open Source
16 1,107 (7.03%) Fintech
17 1,105 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
18 1,022 (6.49%) MVC
19 997 (6.33%) Asset Management
20 979 (6.22%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 4,781 (30.37%) Python
2 4,527 (28.76%) Java
3 3,801 (24.15%) JavaScript
4 3,208 (20.38%) SQL
5 2,887 (18.34%) C#
6 1,145 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 1,038 (6.59%) Bash Shell
8 929 (5.90%) Ruby
9 896 (5.69%) TypeScript
10 829 (5.27%) PHP
11 810 (5.15%) Scala
12 731 (4.64%) Go
13 638 (4.05%) C++
14 598 (3.80%) Java 8
15 507 (3.22%) R
16 361 (2.29%) C
16 361 (2.29%) Kotlin
17 312 (1.98%) Perl
18 261 (1.66%) T-SQL
19 242 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,307 (8.30%) Degree
2 501 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 354 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 330 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 325 (2.06%) AWS Certification
6 313 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 247 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 219 (1.39%) CISSP
9 180 (1.14%) MCSE
10 171 (1.09%) CCNP
11 161 (1.02%) CCNA
12 131 (0.83%) MCSA
13 107 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 98 (0.62%) PhD
15 92 (0.58%) CISM
16 87 (0.55%) Master's Degree
17 74 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
18 69 (0.44%) MCP
19 57 (0.36%) DV Cleared
20 56 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 627 (3.98%) QA
2 237 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 191 (1.21%) SLA
4 157 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 157 (1.00%) GDPR
5 153 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 62 (0.39%) NIST
7 44 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 42 (0.27%) COBIT
9 40 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 33 (0.21%) JSP 440
11 26 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 26 (0.17%) NCSC
12 14 (0.089%) PMO
13 11 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 11 (0.070%) PSD2
14 10 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 9 (0.057%) HIPAA
16 8 (0.051%) ISO 31000
17 7 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3,995 (25.38%) Docker
2 1,027 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 859 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 500 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 174 (1.11%) XenApp
6 161 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 153 (0.97%) vSphere
8 142 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 105 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 98 (0.62%) VirtualBox
11 76 (0.48%) HDFS
12 68 (0.43%) VMware NSX
13 42 (0.27%) vCloud
14 37 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 35 (0.22%) Firmware
16 34 (0.22%) KVM
17 31 (0.20%) Xen
18 24 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 23 (0.15%) Postfix
20 18 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3,094 (19.65%) Kubernetes
2 2,217 (14.08%) Terraform
3 1,914 (12.16%) Ansible
4 1,308 (8.31%) Puppet
5 985 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
6 274 (1.74%) SCCM
7 252 (1.60%) Packer
8 225 (1.43%) Grafana
9 209 (1.33%) Prometheus
10 177 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
11 165 (1.05%) Nagios
12 128 (0.81%) Kibana
13 127 (0.81%) Salt
14 124 (0.79%) Rancher
15 122 (0.77%) Mesos
16 114 (0.72%) Consul
17 111 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
18 110 (0.70%) ZABBIX
19 105 (0.67%) SCOM
20 70 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,399 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 1,927 (12.24%) Google
3 1,357 (8.62%) VMware
4 991 (6.30%) Oracle
5 614 (3.90%) Cisco
6 455 (2.89%) Citrix
7 315 (2.00%) Tableau
8 312 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 295 (1.87%) IBM
10 247 (1.57%) Splunk
11 232 (1.47%) SAP
12 230 (1.46%) Bloomberg
13 208 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
14 181 (1.15%) Atlassian
15 177 (1.12%) HP
16 171 (1.09%) WorldPay
17 149 (0.95%) Veeam
18 139 (0.88%) ServiceNow
19 137 (0.87%) Informatica
20 127 (0.81%) Talend