Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +36
Permanent jobs citing AWS 16,738 15,521 11,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.03% 9.32% 6.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.58% 38.04% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13,323 12,560 9,436
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,635
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.10% +0.23%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 43,382 40,798 32,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.18% 24.50% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,281 33,036 27,054
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,163
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 15,722 £65,000 +4.00% 2,662
London +9 8,837 £75,000 +7.14% 1,304
UK excluding London +9 7,520 £53,000 +0.95% 1,546
South East +13 2,224 £57,500 +4.55% 334
North of England +5 1,843 £52,500 +5.00% 437
Midlands +12 1,087 £52,500 -4.55% 209
North West +6 1,034 £57,500 +9.52% 277
South West +6 872 £50,000 - 186
East of England +5 748 £52,500 -8.70% 192
Yorkshire -2 678 £50,000 - 129
West Midlands +23 662 £55,000 - 131
Scotland +11 552 £47,500 -7.77% 127
East Midlands +12 419 £50,000 - 76
Wales -4 152 £42,750 -12.82% 43
North East +4 132 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Northern Ireland +10 56 £45,000 -18.18% 21
Isle of Man +2 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 8,364 (49.97%) Azure
2 6,980 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
3 6,018 (35.95%) DevOps
4 5,296 (31.64%) Python
5 4,647 (27.76%) Docker
6 4,645 (27.75%) Java
7 4,246 (25.37%) Linux
8 3,512 (20.98%) JavaScript
9 3,442 (20.56%) SQL
10 3,423 (20.45%) Kubernetes
11 3,197 (19.10%) GCP
12 3,162 (18.89%) Finance
13 2,987 (17.85%) Software Engineering
14 2,942 (17.58%) Microservices
15 2,754 (16.45%) Microsoft
16 2,751 (16.44%) Windows
17 2,735 (16.34%) C#
18 2,688 (16.06%) Terraform
19 2,633 (15.73%) Web Services
20 2,595 (15.50%) Ansible
21 2,581 (15.42%) .NET
22 2,421 (14.46%) Jenkins
23 2,280 (13.62%) Git (software)
24 2,255 (13.47%) Google
25 1,958 (11.70%) TDD
26 1,951 (11.66%) Puppet
27 1,897 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
28 1,849 (11.05%) SQL Server
29 1,847 (11.03%) Scrum
30 1,796 (10.73%) Node.js

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
1 815 (4.87%) Apache Spark
2 705 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
3 502 (3.00%) Confluence
4 444 (2.65%) Apache
5 304 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 286 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 280 (1.67%) IIS
8 232 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 220 (1.31%) nginx
10 187 (1.12%) MS Exchange
11 183 (1.09%) CMS
12 154 (0.92%) WebSphere
13 138 (0.82%) Skype for Business
14 127 (0.76%) JBoss
15 124 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
16 98 (0.59%) Apache Solr
17 97 (0.58%) SAS
18 89 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
18 89 (0.53%) Apache Pig
19 83 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 155 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 41 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.048%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.042%) SPSS
9 6 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
9 6 (0.036%) Maya
9 6 (0.036%) MODO
9 6 (0.036%) NUKE
10 5 (0.030%) InDesign
11 4 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.024%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.024%) Sketch
12 2 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 118 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 91 (0.54%) Magento
3 53 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 51 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 49 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 30 (0.18%) PolarLake
6 30 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 23 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
8 18 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 18 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 16 (0.096%) Eagle PACE
10 14 (0.084%) FINCAD Analytics
11 13 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.048%) assyst
12 8 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.042%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 6 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
14 6 (0.036%) Fredhopper
14 6 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8,364 (49.97%) Azure
2 3,197 (19.10%) GCP
3 1,635 (9.77%) Serverless
4 1,299 (7.76%) SaaS
5 1,190 (7.11%) AWS Lambda
6 1,115 (6.66%) Amazon S3
7 1,085 (6.48%) Amazon EC2
8 1,074 (6.42%) Office 365
9 1,012 (6.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 853 (5.10%) PaaS
11 813 (4.86%) IaaS
12 696 (4.16%) GitHub
13 670 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
14 513 (3.06%) Amazon ECS
15 491 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
16 444 (2.65%) OpenShift
17 342 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 333 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 271 (1.62%) Power Platform
20 229 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1,108 (6.62%) Firewall
2 561 (3.35%) DNS
3 524 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 495 (2.96%) WAN
5 450 (2.69%) VPN
6 436 (2.60%) Internet
7 432 (2.58%) LAN
8 341 (2.04%) HTTP
9 331 (1.98%) Network Security
10 319 (1.91%) DHCP
11 255 (1.52%) SAN
12 182 (1.09%) VoIP
13 173 (1.03%) MPLS
14 170 (1.02%) Skype
15 139 (0.83%) Wireless
16 120 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
17 110 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
17 110 (0.66%) VLAN
18 101 (0.60%) WLAN
19 99 (0.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,849 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 1,279 (7.64%) Big Data
3 1,271 (7.59%) MySQL
4 1,191 (7.12%) NoSQL
5 1,068 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 912 (5.45%) MongoDB
7 793 (4.74%) Amazon RDS
8 744 (4.44%) Hadoop
9 671 (4.01%) Relational Database
10 652 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 616 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
12 491 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
13 377 (2.25%) Redis
14 369 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 304 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 282 (1.68%) RDBMS
17 276 (1.65%) Apache Hive
18 265 (1.58%) Power BI
19 220 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 218 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 2,421 (14.46%) Jenkins
2 2,280 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 1,145 (6.84%) JIRA
4 533 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 515 (3.08%) Selenium
6 507 (3.03%) Maven
7 434 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 431 (2.57%) Bitbucket
9 426 (2.55%) GitLab
10 400 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 312 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 305 (1.82%) Subversion
13 296 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 224 (1.34%) Artifactory
15 218 (1.30%) JUnit
16 216 (1.29%) Visual Studio
17 205 (1.22%) Gradle
18 171 (1.02%) webpack
19 161 (0.96%) Travis CI
19 161 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3,162 (18.89%) Finance
2 922 (5.51%) Retail
3 890 (5.32%) Banking
4 610 (3.64%) Public Sector
5 568 (3.39%) Marketing
6 517 (3.09%) Front Office
7 381 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 273 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 258 (1.54%) Law
10 240 (1.43%) Games
11 212 (1.27%) Advertising
12 153 (0.91%) Electronics
13 103 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 93 (0.56%) Legal
15 89 (0.53%) Publishing
16 86 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 81 (0.48%) Automotive
18 58 (0.35%) Back Office
19 49 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 47 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,504 (26.91%) Developer
2 2,343 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,997 (11.93%) Architect
4 1,347 (8.05%) AWS Engineer
5 1,282 (7.66%) Software Engineer
6 1,093 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 1,071 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
8 1,046 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 851 (5.08%) .NET Developer
10 820 (4.90%) Consultant
11 758 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 665 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
13 648 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
14 627 (3.75%) C# Developer
15 609 (3.64%) Data Engineer
16 596 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 573 (3.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 565 (3.38%) Senior DevOps
19 482 (2.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 476 (2.84%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,633 (15.73%) Web Services
2 2,581 (15.42%) .NET
3 1,796 (10.73%) Node.js
4 1,703 (10.17%) React
5 1,651 (9.86%) AngularJS
6 1,598 (9.55%) HTML
7 1,479 (8.84%) CSS
8 1,099 (6.57%) Spring
9 1,080 (6.45%) REST
10 973 (5.81%) RESTful
11 878 (5.25%) ASP.NET
12 851 (5.08%) Kafka
13 827 (4.94%) .NET Core
14 626 (3.74%) Spring Boot
15 621 (3.71%) HTML5
16 589 (3.52%) JSON
17 505 (3.02%) .NET Framework
18 446 (2.66%) J2EE
19 427 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
19 427 (2.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,160 (6.93%) Public Cloud
2 926 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 862 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 793 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
5 606 (3.62%) User Experience
6 601 (3.59%) Cloud Native
7 473 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 463 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 454 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
10 424 (2.53%) Algorithms
11 402 (2.40%) Fixed Income
12 372 (2.22%) Mobile App
13 330 (1.97%) Derivative
14 298 (1.78%) Private Cloud
15 279 (1.67%) Management Information System
16 259 (1.55%) Data Structures
17 234 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
18 223 (1.33%) Hedge funds
19 202 (1.21%) Equities
19 202 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4,246 (25.37%) Linux
2 2,751 (16.44%) Windows
3 1,153 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 954 (5.70%) Unix
5 342 (2.04%) Android
6 335 (2.00%) CentOS
7 321 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 295 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 264 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 246 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 243 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 241 (1.44%) Windows 10
13 167 (1.00%) Windows 7
14 104 (0.62%) Debian
15 100 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 57 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 42 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 35 (0.21%) Mesosphere
18 35 (0.21%) Solaris
19 34 (0.20%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,980 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
2 6,018 (35.95%) DevOps
3 2,987 (17.85%) Software Engineering
4 2,942 (17.58%) Microservices
5 1,958 (11.70%) TDD
6 1,897 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1,847 (11.03%) Scrum
8 1,668 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
9 1,536 (9.18%) Test Automation
10 1,441 (8.61%) Analytics
11 1,435 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 1,296 (7.74%) Migration
13 1,208 (7.22%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,171 (7.00%) Configuration Management
15 1,136 (6.79%) Machine Learning
16 1,121 (6.70%) Fintech
17 1,119 (6.69%) Computer Science
18 1,115 (6.66%) Continuous Delivery
19 1,107 (6.61%) Open Source
20 976 (5.83%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,296 (31.64%) Python
2 4,645 (27.75%) Java
3 3,512 (20.98%) JavaScript
4 3,442 (20.56%) SQL
5 2,735 (16.34%) C#
6 1,377 (8.23%) Bash Shell
7 1,328 (7.93%) PowerShell
8 1,082 (6.46%) Ruby
9 883 (5.28%) Go
10 836 (4.99%) Scala
11 825 (4.93%) PHP
12 637 (3.81%) C++
13 589 (3.52%) TypeScript
14 490 (2.93%) Java 8
15 482 (2.88%) R
16 383 (2.29%) Shell Script
17 360 (2.15%) Perl
18 342 (2.04%) C
19 332 (1.98%) T-SQL
20 312 (1.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,627 (9.72%) Degree
2 537 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 459 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 422 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 377 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 353 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 297 (1.77%) CISSP
8 280 (1.67%) CCNA
9 265 (1.58%) SC Cleared
10 238 (1.42%) CCNP
11 224 (1.34%) MCSE
12 126 (0.75%) MCSA
13 124 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 121 (0.72%) CISM
15 108 (0.65%) Master's Degree
16 103 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
17 98 (0.59%) PhD
18 72 (0.43%) DV Cleared
19 68 (0.41%) CEH
19 68 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (4.37%) QA
2 259 (1.55%) SLA
3 219 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 205 (1.22%) GDPR
5 131 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 117 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 98 (0.59%) NIST
8 67 (0.40%) COBIT
9 36 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 34 (0.20%) PMO
11 19 (0.11%) NCSC
12 18 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 14 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 13 (0.078%) ISO 9001
14 13 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 13 (0.078%) WAI
15 10 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 9 (0.054%) ISAE 3402
17 8 (0.048%) ISO 22301
17 8 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4,647 (27.76%) Docker
2 1,144 (6.83%) Active Directory
3 1,076 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 685 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 228 (1.36%) vSphere
6 165 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 163 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 118 (0.70%) XenApp
9 80 (0.48%) HDFS
10 73 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 66 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 63 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 63 (0.38%) XenDesktop
13 52 (0.31%) Varnish
14 51 (0.30%) vCloud
15 49 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
16 43 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 42 (0.25%) Xen
18 41 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
19 35 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3,423 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 2,688 (16.06%) Terraform
3 2,595 (15.50%) Ansible
4 1,951 (11.66%) Puppet
5 1,505 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
6 321 (1.92%) SCCM
7 307 (1.83%) Packer
8 275 (1.64%) Prometheus
9 254 (1.52%) Grafana
10 244 (1.46%) Nagios
11 224 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
12 215 (1.28%) Salt
13 206 (1.23%) Consul
14 186 (1.11%) Kibana
15 126 (0.75%) ZABBIX
16 123 (0.73%) Rancher
17 120 (0.72%) SCOM
18 113 (0.68%) Graphite
19 106 (0.63%) Mesos
20 97 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2,754 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 2,255 (13.47%) Google
3 1,624 (9.70%) VMware
4 1,014 (6.06%) Oracle
5 811 (4.85%) Cisco
6 431 (2.57%) Citrix
7 389 (2.32%) SAP
8 378 (2.26%) Splunk
9 370 (2.21%) IBM
10 338 (2.02%) Tableau
11 298 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 290 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
13 233 (1.39%) HP
14 232 (1.39%) Dell
15 195 (1.17%) Cloudera
16 187 (1.12%) Informatica
17 185 (1.11%) Veeam
18 169 (1.01%) Atlassian
19 166 (0.99%) ServiceNow
20 146 (0.87%) Bloomberg