Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 12 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 12,100 15,778 15,892
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.26% 12.81% 10.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.96% 37.55% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12,479 14,190 13,716
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 30,283 42,023 40,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.71% 34.13% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25,325 34,634 32,899
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 February 2021.

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 26 February 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 11,127 £65,000 - 2,630
London +2 6,119 £75,000 - 1,198
UK excluding London +8 5,320 £55,000 - 1,565
Work from Home 0 2,600 £65,000 +4.00% 626
North of England +6 1,689 £55,000 - 559
South East +7 1,217 £60,000 - 333
South West +19 779 £50,000 -3.09% 166
Yorkshire +8 764 £55,000 +4.76% 169
North West +3 756 £55,000 - 331
Midlands +2 734 £55,000 - 227
West Midlands 0 486 £55,000 - 146
Scotland +8 438 £50,000 -4.76% 85
East of England 0 341 £57,500 +4.55% 134
East Midlands +5 242 £50,000 -4.76% 79
North East +15 171 £50,000 +19.91% 59
Wales +1 88 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Northern Ireland +8 54 £52,500 +23.53% 31
Channel Islands +4 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5,552 (45.88%) Azure
2 5,027 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4,654 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4,066 (33.60%) Python
5 3,500 (28.93%) Docker
6 3,135 (25.91%) Kubernetes
7 3,048 (25.19%) Java
8 2,986 (24.68%) JavaScript
9 2,862 (23.65%) GCP
10 2,648 (21.88%) Terraform
11 2,470 (20.41%) Software Engineering
12 2,422 (20.02%) SQL
13 2,413 (19.94%) Linux
14 2,314 (19.12%) Microservices
15 2,220 (18.35%) Finance
16 1,750 (14.46%) C#
17 1,721 (14.22%) React
18 1,610 (13.31%) Serverless
19 1,606 (13.27%) Git (software)
20 1,577 (13.03%) Jenkins
21 1,574 (13.01%) Node.js
22 1,559 (12.88%) .NET
23 1,507 (12.45%) Ansible
24 1,492 (12.33%) Web Services
25 1,458 (12.05%) TDD
26 1,449 (11.98%) Microsoft
27 1,362 (11.26%) AngularJS
28 1,324 (10.94%) Scrum
29 1,293 (10.69%) Google
30 1,242 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 448 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 412 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
3 364 (3.01%) Confluence
4 360 (2.98%) Apache
5 160 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
6 154 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 148 (1.22%) IIS
8 121 (1.00%) CMS
9 114 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 109 (0.90%) nginx
11 85 (0.70%) MS Exchange
12 78 (0.64%) SAS
13 73 (0.60%) WordPress
14 59 (0.49%) OpenStack
15 57 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
16 53 (0.44%) JBoss
17 50 (0.41%) Red Hat Fuse
18 47 (0.39%) Luigi
19 46 (0.38%) Skype for Business
20 37 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 141 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 27 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.066%) Figma
8 8 (0.066%) InVision
8 8 (0.066%) Sketch
8 8 (0.066%) SPSS
9 4 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.025%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.017%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.008%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.008%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.008%) GIMP
12 1 (0.008%) Revit
12 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 34 (0.28%) Magento
2 27 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 20 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 19 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 14 (0.12%) Actimize
6 14 (0.12%) nopCommerce
6 14 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 14 (0.12%) Shopify
7 10 (0.083%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.058%) Eikon
8 7 (0.058%) PolarLake
8 7 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.050%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.033%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5,552 (45.88%) Azure
2 2,862 (23.65%) GCP
3 1,610 (13.31%) Serverless
4 1,231 (10.17%) SaaS
5 1,071 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
6 903 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 698 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
8 641 (5.30%) PaaS
9 640 (5.29%) Amazon S3
10 548 (4.53%) Microsoft 365
11 521 (4.31%) IaaS
12 396 (3.27%) GitHub
13 394 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
14 384 (3.17%) Amazon EKS
15 341 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
16 329 (2.72%) Power Platform
17 289 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 244 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
19 238 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 230 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 643 (5.31%) Firewall
2 342 (2.83%) DNS
3 288 (2.38%) VPN
4 260 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 213 (1.76%) WAN
6 194 (1.60%) HTTP
7 186 (1.54%) Network Security
8 175 (1.45%) LAN
9 164 (1.36%) DHCP
10 142 (1.17%) Internet
11 123 (1.02%) OSPF
12 116 (0.96%) SAN
13 103 (0.85%) VLAN
14 96 (0.79%) VoIP
15 89 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
16 71 (0.59%) BGP
17 66 (0.55%) IPv4
18 59 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
19 54 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
19 54 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 989 (8.17%) NoSQL
2 981 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 923 (7.63%) MySQL
4 870 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 846 (6.99%) Big Data
6 728 (6.02%) MongoDB
7 619 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
8 572 (4.73%) Relational Database
9 529 (4.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 458 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
11 442 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
12 401 (3.31%) Hadoop
13 301 (2.49%) Power BI
14 291 (2.40%) Redis
15 220 (1.82%) Data Lake
16 208 (1.72%) Tableau
17 195 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 189 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
19 166 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
20 151 (1.25%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,606 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 1,577 (13.03%) Jenkins
3 793 (6.55%) JIRA
4 552 (4.56%) GitLab
5 354 (2.93%) Selenium
6 291 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 278 (2.30%) Maven
8 213 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 203 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 163 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 154 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 148 (1.22%) JUnit
13 127 (1.05%) Artifactory
13 127 (1.05%) SonarQube
14 120 (0.99%) Cypress.io
15 117 (0.97%) CircleCI
16 113 (0.93%) Subversion
16 113 (0.93%) webpack
17 84 (0.69%) Visual Studio
18 83 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 2,220 (18.35%) Finance
2 693 (5.73%) Banking
3 461 (3.81%) Public Sector
4 414 (3.42%) Retail
5 374 (3.09%) Marketing
6 355 (2.93%) Games
7 340 (2.81%) Front Office
8 220 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 180 (1.49%) Law
10 159 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 100 (0.83%) Advertising
12 92 (0.76%) Investment Banking
13 87 (0.72%) Electronics
14 86 (0.71%) Legal
15 75 (0.62%) Automotive
16 58 (0.48%) Back Office
17 52 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 51 (0.42%) Publishing
19 46 (0.38%) Billing
20 34 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,608 (29.82%) Developer
2 1,799 (14.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,259 (10.40%) AWS Engineer
4 1,219 (10.07%) Software Engineer
5 1,113 (9.20%) Architect
6 881 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 755 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
8 677 (5.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 668 (5.52%) Java Developer
10 648 (5.36%) Data Engineer
11 583 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 508 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
13 504 (4.17%) Python Developer
14 446 (3.69%) Python Engineer
15 427 (3.53%) Senior DevOps
16 416 (3.44%) React Developer
17 398 (3.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 387 (3.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 379 (3.13%) .NET Developer
20 363 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,721 (14.22%) React
2 1,574 (13.01%) Node.js
3 1,559 (12.88%) .NET
4 1,492 (12.33%) Web Services
5 1,362 (11.26%) AngularJS
6 941 (7.78%) HTML
7 887 (7.33%) REST
8 874 (7.22%) CSS
9 791 (6.54%) .NET Core
10 759 (6.27%) Kafka
11 756 (6.25%) Spring
12 732 (6.05%) Vue.js
13 629 (5.20%) RESTful
14 460 (3.80%) Spring Boot
15 334 (2.76%) HTML5
16 328 (2.71%) .NET Framework
17 322 (2.66%) ASP.NET
18 310 (2.56%) Django
19 286 (2.36%) GraphQL
20 267 (2.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 749 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
2 584 (4.83%) Public Cloud
3 516 (4.26%) Cloud Native
4 400 (3.31%) Hedge funds
5 377 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 365 (3.02%) User Experience
7 339 (2.80%) Derivative
8 313 (2.59%) Data Centre
9 305 (2.52%) Fixed Income
10 299 (2.47%) Mobile App
11 286 (2.36%) Equities
12 240 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 223 (1.84%) Algorithms
14 190 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
15 188 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
16 173 (1.43%) Blog
17 172 (1.42%) Management Information System
18 156 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
18 156 (1.29%) Virtual Team
19 142 (1.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2,413 (19.94%) Linux
2 1,203 (9.94%) Windows
3 535 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 465 (3.84%) Unix
5 221 (1.83%) CentOS
6 216 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 189 (1.56%) Android
8 185 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 173 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 133 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
11 90 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (0.60%) Windows 10
13 60 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
14 54 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 42 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 37 (0.31%) Debian
17 23 (0.19%) VMS
18 21 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,027 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4,654 (38.46%) DevOps
3 2,470 (20.41%) Software Engineering
4 2,314 (19.12%) Microservices
5 1,458 (12.05%) TDD
6 1,324 (10.94%) Scrum
7 1,242 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,214 (10.03%) Fintech
9 1,109 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1,057 (8.74%) Test Automation
11 1,052 (8.69%) Analytics
12 922 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 852 (7.04%) Migration
14 842 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
15 828 (6.84%) Configuration Management
16 719 (5.94%) Machine Learning
17 716 (5.92%) BDD
18 708 (5.85%) Open Source
19 652 (5.39%) Data Science
20 647 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,066 (33.60%) Python
2 3,048 (25.19%) Java
3 2,986 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 2,422 (20.02%) SQL
5 1,750 (14.46%) C#
6 803 (6.64%) Go
7 801 (6.62%) TypeScript
8 733 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 671 (5.55%) Bash Shell
9 671 (5.55%) PHP
10 527 (4.36%) Ruby
11 485 (4.01%) Scala
12 402 (3.32%) C++
13 322 (2.66%) Kotlin
14 243 (2.01%) Java 8
15 196 (1.62%) R
16 184 (1.52%) C
16 184 (1.52%) ES6
17 183 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 173 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 811 (6.70%) Degree
2 674 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 565 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 276 (2.28%) AWS Certification
5 257 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 192 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 158 (1.31%) CISSP
8 118 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 101 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
10 98 (0.81%) CCNP
11 80 (0.66%) CCNA
12 75 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 65 (0.54%) CISM
14 53 (0.44%) MCSE
15 52 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 43 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
17 40 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
17 40 (0.33%) Master's Degree
18 38 (0.31%) PhD
19 37 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (4.12%) QA
2 196 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 171 (1.41%) GDPR
4 111 (0.92%) NIST
5 106 (0.88%) SLA
6 99 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 76 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 28 (0.23%) NCSC
10 19 (0.16%) COBIT
11 16 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 16 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.12%) WAI
13 14 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 9 (0.074%) FATCA
15 9 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 9 (0.074%) NIST 800
16 7 (0.058%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 3,500 (28.93%) Docker
2 618 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 535 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 230 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 102 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 82 (0.68%) vSphere
7 76 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (0.50%) XenApp
9 51 (0.42%) HDFS
10 43 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 33 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 24 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 24 (0.20%) Xen
13 23 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 23 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
14 21 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 17 (0.14%) Postfix
16 16 (0.13%) KVM
16 16 (0.13%) VMware NSX
17 14 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3,135 (25.91%) Kubernetes
2 2,648 (21.88%) Terraform
3 1,507 (12.45%) Ansible
4 1,010 (8.35%) Puppet
5 712 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 294 (2.43%) Prometheus
7 215 (1.78%) Grafana
8 128 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
9 118 (0.98%) SCCM
10 99 (0.82%) Nagios
11 87 (0.72%) Packer
12 73 (0.60%) Istio
13 69 (0.57%) Kibana
14 65 (0.54%) Graphite
14 65 (0.54%) ZABBIX
15 51 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
16 47 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
17 36 (0.30%) Consul
17 36 (0.30%) HAProxy
18 32 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,449 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 1,293 (10.69%) Google
3 800 (6.61%) VMware
4 691 (5.71%) Oracle
5 353 (2.92%) Cisco
6 283 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 205 (1.69%) SAP
8 197 (1.63%) IBM
9 191 (1.58%) Citrix
10 188 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 180 (1.49%) Splunk
12 164 (1.36%) Talend
13 150 (1.24%) Atlassian
14 120 (0.99%) Informatica
15 119 (0.98%) Databricks
16 106 (0.88%) Palo Alto
17 105 (0.87%) Dell
18 94 (0.78%) Cloudera
19 79 (0.65%) Veeam
20 76 (0.63%) SaltStack