Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 12 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +10
Permanent jobs citing AWS 9,310 16,681 15,976
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.95% 12.28% 9.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.09% 37.69% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9,310 14,641 13,600
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,150
% change year-on-year - +3.48% +6.30%

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 22,657 44,261 40,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.24% 32.60% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,241 36,103 32,914
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 8,698 £65,000 - 2,012
London +2 4,981 £75,000 - 874
UK excluding London +8 3,994 £55,000 - 1,279
Work from Home -1 1,557 £62,500 -3.85% 447
North of England +4 1,161 £52,500 -1.92% 469
South East +5 913 £60,000 +4.35% 234
South West +21 640 £52,500 - 123
Midlands +2 562 £55,000 +4.76% 192
North West +4 542 £52,500 -4.55% 284
Yorkshire +9 518 £55,000 +10.00% 145
West Midlands +8 387 £53,750 -2.27% 107
East of England +7 299 £60,000 +9.09% 114
Scotland +5 292 £50,000 +2.04% 95
East Midlands 0 174 £55,000 +4.76% 84
North East +1 100 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Wales +8 95 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Northern Ireland +3 42 £52,500 +28.05% 17

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4,317 (46.37%) Azure
2 3,706 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3,485 (37.43%) DevOps
4 3,374 (36.24%) Python
5 2,509 (26.95%) Docker
6 2,438 (26.19%) Java
7 2,334 (25.07%) JavaScript
8 2,214 (23.78%) Kubernetes
9 2,117 (22.74%) GCP
10 1,986 (21.33%) Finance
11 1,935 (20.78%) SQL
12 1,880 (20.19%) Linux
13 1,879 (20.18%) Terraform
14 1,802 (19.36%) Microservices
15 1,684 (18.09%) Software Engineering
16 1,337 (14.36%) Web Services
17 1,285 (13.80%) React
18 1,251 (13.44%) Jenkins
19 1,231 (13.22%) Git (software)
20 1,226 (13.17%) Node.js
21 1,223 (13.14%) Serverless
22 1,203 (12.92%) C#
23 1,198 (12.87%) Ansible
24 1,124 (12.07%) Microsoft
25 1,120 (12.03%) .NET
26 1,096 (11.77%) AngularJS
27 1,093 (11.74%) TDD
28 1,056 (11.34%) Scrum
29 1,014 (10.89%) Windows
30 985 (10.58%) 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
1 362 (3.89%) Apache Spark
2 326 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
3 294 (3.16%) Apache
4 223 (2.40%) Confluence
5 122 (1.31%) SharePoint
6 104 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 79 (0.85%) nginx
8 76 (0.82%) CMS
8 76 (0.82%) IIS
8 76 (0.82%) SAS
9 74 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
10 66 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
11 64 (0.69%) Skype for Business
12 59 (0.63%) MS Exchange
13 49 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 45 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 32 (0.34%) JBoss
15 32 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 32 (0.34%) WordPress
16 25 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 98 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.097%) Sketch
7 6 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.064%) InVision
8 3 (0.032%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.032%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.032%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.011%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.011%) SPSS
9 1 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 84 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 52 (0.56%) PolarLake
3 50 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
4 30 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
5 26 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 24 (0.26%) Sentinel
7 18 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 17 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 16 (0.17%) Magento
10 14 (0.15%) Actimize
10 14 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.086%) Eikon
13 5 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.054%) Shopify
14 4 (0.043%) Quorum
15 3 (0.032%) NetSuite
15 3 (0.032%) Oracle 11i
15 3 (0.032%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4,317 (46.37%) Azure
2 2,117 (22.74%) GCP
3 1,223 (13.14%) Serverless
4 926 (9.95%) AWS Lambda
5 867 (9.31%) SaaS
6 641 (6.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 572 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
8 559 (6.00%) Amazon S3
9 483 (5.19%) Office 365
10 460 (4.94%) PaaS
11 433 (4.65%) IaaS
12 306 (3.29%) GitHub
13 287 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
14 268 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
15 245 (2.63%) Power Platform
16 234 (2.51%) Amazon EKS
17 216 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 187 (2.01%) OpenShift
19 182 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 177 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 527 (5.66%) Firewall
2 323 (3.47%) DNS
3 239 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 230 (2.47%) VPN
5 216 (2.32%) WAN
6 185 (1.99%) Network Security
7 173 (1.86%) LAN
8 159 (1.71%) HTTP
9 134 (1.44%) Internet
10 119 (1.28%) DHCP
11 101 (1.08%) SAN
12 90 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
13 89 (0.96%) VoIP
14 72 (0.77%) Skype
15 67 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
16 63 (0.68%) BGP
17 60 (0.64%) Wireshark
18 59 (0.63%) MPLS
18 59 (0.63%) OSPF
19 53 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (9.05%) NoSQL
2 772 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 682 (7.33%) MySQL
4 631 (6.78%) Big Data
5 587 (6.31%) MongoDB
6 572 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
7 441 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
8 411 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 399 (4.29%) Relational Database
10 373 (4.01%) Amazon Redshift
11 347 (3.73%) Hadoop
12 278 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
13 265 (2.85%) Redis
14 205 (2.20%) Data Lake
15 202 (2.17%) Power BI
16 173 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 171 (1.84%) Snowflake Schema
18 152 (1.63%) Tableau
19 135 (1.45%) Apache Hive
20 126 (1.35%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,251 (13.44%) Jenkins
2 1,231 (13.22%) Git (software)
3 573 (6.15%) JIRA
4 415 (4.46%) GitLab
5 282 (3.03%) Selenium
6 245 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 191 (2.05%) Maven
8 156 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 156 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 152 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 145 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 134 (1.44%) Artifactory
12 122 (1.31%) JUnit
13 93 (1.00%) SonarQube
14 79 (0.85%) CircleCI
15 72 (0.77%) webpack
16 68 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
17 65 (0.70%) Cypress.io
18 59 (0.63%) Subversion
19 55 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 1,986 (21.33%) Finance
2 602 (6.47%) Banking
3 461 (4.95%) Front Office
4 330 (3.54%) Public Sector
5 250 (2.69%) Retail
6 232 (2.49%) Games
7 214 (2.30%) Marketing
8 189 (2.03%) Law
9 165 (1.77%) Telecoms
10 145 (1.56%) Back Office
11 119 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 109 (1.17%) Investment Banking
13 78 (0.84%) Advertising
14 62 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 47 (0.50%) Publishing
16 44 (0.47%) Legal
17 42 (0.45%) Electronics
18 40 (0.43%) Automotive
19 29 (0.31%) Retail Banking
20 25 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,685 (28.84%) Developer
2 1,448 (15.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,019 (10.95%) AWS Engineer
4 921 (9.89%) Architect
5 794 (8.53%) Software Engineer
6 609 (6.54%) AWS DevOps
7 607 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 544 (5.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 496 (5.33%) Data Engineer
10 486 (5.22%) Python Developer
11 447 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 445 (4.78%) Java Developer
13 420 (4.51%) Python Engineer
14 375 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
15 300 (3.22%) Senior DevOps
16 290 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
17 283 (3.04%) Analyst
18 280 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
19 276 (2.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 274 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,337 (14.36%) Web Services
2 1,285 (13.80%) React
3 1,226 (13.17%) Node.js
4 1,120 (12.03%) .NET
5 1,096 (11.77%) AngularJS
6 700 (7.52%) HTML
7 638 (6.85%) CSS
8 633 (6.80%) Vue.js
9 594 (6.38%) REST
10 562 (6.04%) Kafka
11 529 (5.68%) Spring
12 523 (5.62%) .NET Core
13 495 (5.32%) RESTful
14 326 (3.50%) Spring Boot
15 251 (2.70%) JSON
16 237 (2.55%) Django
17 236 (2.53%) HTML5
18 232 (2.49%) .NET Framework
19 216 (2.32%) Flask
20 215 (2.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 542 (5.82%) Hedge funds
2 528 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 506 (5.44%) Public Cloud
4 470 (5.05%) Fixed Income
5 415 (4.46%) Cloud Native
6 392 (4.21%) Derivative
7 387 (4.16%) Equities
8 297 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
9 289 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 254 (2.73%) User Experience
11 231 (2.48%) Mobile App
12 225 (2.42%) Data Centre
13 219 (2.35%) Algorithms
14 164 (1.76%) Management Information System
15 125 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
16 119 (1.28%) Blog
17 116 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
18 114 (1.22%) Data Structures
19 113 (1.21%) Virtual Team
20 102 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,880 (20.19%) Linux
2 1,014 (10.89%) Windows
3 444 (4.77%) Windows Server
4 355 (3.81%) Unix
5 174 (1.87%) CentOS
6 149 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 135 (1.45%) Android
8 117 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 111 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 89 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
12 74 (0.79%) Windows 10
13 41 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 35 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
15 31 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.32%) Windows 7
17 29 (0.31%) Debian
18 26 (0.28%) Solaris
19 24 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,706 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3,485 (37.43%) DevOps
3 1,802 (19.36%) Microservices
4 1,684 (18.09%) Software Engineering
5 1,093 (11.74%) TDD
6 1,056 (11.34%) Scrum
7 985 (10.58%) Fintech
8 829 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
9 791 (8.50%) Infrastructure as Code
10 784 (8.42%) Test Automation
11 760 (8.16%) Analytics
12 755 (8.11%) Mentoring
13 680 (7.30%) Asset Management
14 674 (7.24%) Migration
15 644 (6.92%) Configuration Management
16 639 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
17 606 (6.51%) BDD
18 534 (5.74%) Machine Learning
19 525 (5.64%) Open Source
20 460 (4.94%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,374 (36.24%) Python
2 2,438 (26.19%) Java
3 2,334 (25.07%) JavaScript
4 1,935 (20.78%) SQL
5 1,203 (12.92%) C#
6 603 (6.48%) PowerShell
7 565 (6.07%) TypeScript
8 564 (6.06%) Go
9 503 (5.40%) PHP
10 473 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 411 (4.41%) Scala
12 389 (4.18%) Ruby
13 287 (3.08%) C++
14 270 (2.90%) R
15 269 (2.89%) Kotlin
16 204 (2.19%) C
17 191 (2.05%) Java 8
18 158 (1.70%) Shell Script
19 123 (1.32%) T-SQL
20 107 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 693 (7.44%) Degree
2 475 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 391 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 257 (2.76%) AWS Certification
5 202 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 198 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 162 (1.74%) CISSP
8 132 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 97 (1.04%) CCNA
10 82 (0.88%) MCSE
11 66 (0.71%) CISM
12 65 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
13 64 (0.69%) CCNP
14 55 (0.59%) MCSA
15 53 (0.57%) DV Cleared
16 49 (0.53%) Sun Certification
17 47 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 44 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 43 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
20 38 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (3.85%) QA
2 173 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (1.41%) GDPR
4 125 (1.34%) SLA
5 119 (1.28%) NIST
6 79 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 72 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.20%) NIST 800
9 18 (0.19%) NCSC
10 15 (0.16%) COBIT
10 15 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 14 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.097%) FATCA
14 7 (0.075%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.064%) MiFID
15 6 (0.064%) PSD2
16 5 (0.054%) EMIR
16 5 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2,509 (26.95%) Docker
2 572 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 369 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 66 (0.71%) vSphere
6 59 (0.63%) HDFS
7 47 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 38 (0.41%) XenApp
9 35 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 23 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (0.23%) Xen
13 18 (0.19%) NDS
13 18 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 16 (0.17%) VMware NSX
16 14 (0.15%) LXC
17 13 (0.14%) Postfix
18 12 (0.13%) Firmware
18 12 (0.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2,214 (23.78%) Kubernetes
2 1,879 (20.18%) Terraform
3 1,198 (12.87%) Ansible
4 843 (9.05%) Puppet
5 583 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
6 200 (2.15%) Grafana
7 196 (2.11%) Prometheus
8 113 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
9 104 (1.12%) SCCM
10 95 (1.02%) Nagios
11 65 (0.70%) Graphite
11 65 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
12 57 (0.61%) Kibana
13 56 (0.60%) ZABBIX
14 49 (0.53%) Packer
15 48 (0.52%) Istio
16 34 (0.37%) logstash
16 34 (0.37%) Salt
17 33 (0.35%) Consul
17 33 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,124 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 924 (9.92%) Google
3 621 (6.67%) VMware
4 493 (5.30%) Oracle
5 299 (3.21%) Cisco
6 221 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 187 (2.01%) Splunk
8 156 (1.68%) SAP
9 147 (1.58%) IBM
10 141 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 134 (1.44%) Citrix
12 128 (1.37%) Talend
13 107 (1.15%) Atlassian
14 105 (1.13%) Databricks
15 90 (0.97%) Cloudera
16 89 (0.96%) Palo Alto
17 88 (0.95%) Dell
18 87 (0.93%) Informatica
19 84 (0.90%) Bloomberg
20 69 (0.74%) New Relic