Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 14,690 13,326 16,038
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.57% 13.52% 11.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.77% 38.45% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11,577 10,976 12,812
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,063
90th Percentile £100,000 £108,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 36,937 34,660 41,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.67% 35.16% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29,636 28,539 33,369
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS in the UK

AWS
Top 19 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 12 May 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 +4 13,443 £67,500 +3.85% 2,826
London +1 7,303 £77,500 +3.33% 1,219
UK excluding London +10 6,438 £55,000 - 1,755
Work from Home +1 3,319 £65,000 +4.00% 663
North of England +7 2,093 £55,000 +4.76% 630
South East +11 1,623 £60,000 +4.35% 352
North West +6 940 £55,000 - 346
Yorkshire +6 932 £55,000 +4.76% 199
South West +15 930 £50,000 -4.76% 190
Midlands -1 776 £57,500 +4.55% 251
Scotland +4 525 £52,500 - 106
West Midlands 0 496 £60,000 +9.09% 164
East of England 0 371 £62,500 +13.64% 166
East Midlands +5 274 £50,000 -9.09% 85
North East +14 224 £50,000 +19.91% 85
Wales -3 87 £55,000 +22.22% 34
Northern Ireland -8 44 £47,500 +5.56% 27
Isle of Man -10 4 £36,250 +9.85%
Channel Islands +5 3 - -

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 6,732 (45.83%) Azure
2 6,337 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5,573 (37.94%) DevOps
4 4,872 (33.17%) Python
5 4,431 (30.16%) Docker
6 4,016 (27.34%) Kubernetes
7 3,722 (25.34%) GCP
8 3,671 (24.99%) Java
9 3,624 (24.67%) JavaScript
10 3,490 (23.76%) Software Engineering
11 3,291 (22.40%) Terraform
12 2,974 (20.25%) SQL
13 2,895 (19.71%) Microservices
14 2,890 (19.67%) Linux
15 2,788 (18.98%) Finance
16 2,284 (15.55%) React
17 2,279 (15.51%) Social Skills
18 2,259 (15.38%) C#
19 2,074 (14.12%) Serverless
20 2,044 (13.91%) Git (software)
21 2,023 (13.77%) Node.js
22 2,021 (13.76%) Jenkins
23 1,960 (13.34%) .NET
24 1,873 (12.75%) Web Services
25 1,859 (12.65%) Microsoft
26 1,776 (12.09%) TDD
27 1,767 (12.03%) Ansible
28 1,707 (11.62%) Infrastructure as Code
29 1,690 (11.50%) Google
30 1,569 (10.68%) Scrum

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
1 594 (4.04%) Apache Spark
2 518 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
3 445 (3.03%) Confluence
4 394 (2.68%) Apache
5 231 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
6 214 (1.46%) IIS
7 173 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 149 (1.01%) nginx
9 121 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 120 (0.82%) CMS
11 110 (0.75%) WordPress
12 100 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 78 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
14 68 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 61 (0.42%) Luigi
16 59 (0.40%) JBoss
17 57 (0.39%) SAS
18 52 (0.35%) Drupal
19 46 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
20 40 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 167 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 27 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.088%) Figma
7 13 (0.088%) Sketch
8 9 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.054%) SPSS
10 7 (0.048%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.041%) Revit
12 5 (0.034%) InVision
13 4 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.027%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.027%) Zeplin
14 2 (0.014%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.014%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 59 (0.40%) Magento
2 36 (0.25%) Sentinel
3 30 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (0.16%) Shopify
5 14 (0.095%) nopCommerce
6 13 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.054%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.054%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 7 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.041%) Primavera
12 5 (0.034%) Eikon
13 4 (0.027%) Summit
14 3 (0.020%) Oracle ERP
14 3 (0.020%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6,732 (45.83%) Azure
2 3,722 (25.34%) GCP
3 2,074 (14.12%) Serverless
4 1,544 (10.51%) SaaS
5 1,310 (8.92%) AWS Lambda
6 1,106 (7.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 838 (5.70%) Amazon EC2
8 837 (5.70%) PaaS
9 835 (5.68%) Amazon S3
10 662 (4.51%) Microsoft 365
11 644 (4.38%) GitHub
12 642 (4.37%) IaaS
13 511 (3.48%) Amazon ECS
14 454 (3.09%) Amazon EKS
15 428 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
16 404 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
17 345 (2.35%) Power Platform
18 329 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 281 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
20 262 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 736 (5.01%) Firewall
2 400 (2.72%) DNS
3 278 (1.89%) VPN
4 267 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 263 (1.79%) HTTP
6 220 (1.50%) Internet
7 207 (1.41%) Network Security
8 203 (1.38%) WAN
9 195 (1.33%) DHCP
10 170 (1.16%) LAN
11 152 (1.03%) SAN
12 144 (0.98%) OSPF
13 140 (0.95%) VLAN
14 99 (0.67%) IPv4
15 81 (0.55%) VoIP
16 76 (0.52%) SSL
17 68 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
18 67 (0.46%) BGP
18 67 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
18 67 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,269 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1,235 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 1,200 (8.17%) SQL Server
4 1,179 (8.03%) MySQL
5 1,069 (7.28%) Big Data
6 795 (5.41%) Relational Database
7 777 (5.29%) MongoDB
8 761 (5.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 709 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
10 646 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
11 518 (3.53%) Hadoop
12 461 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 390 (2.65%) Redis
14 299 (2.04%) Power BI
15 281 (1.91%) Tableau
16 238 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 236 (1.61%) Data Lake
18 234 (1.59%) RDBMS
19 219 (1.49%) BigQuery
20 212 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2,044 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 2,021 (13.76%) Jenkins
3 949 (6.46%) JIRA
4 747 (5.09%) GitLab
5 370 (2.52%) Selenium
6 363 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 305 (2.08%) Maven
8 287 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 285 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 256 (1.74%) Cypress.io
11 253 (1.72%) Bitbucket
12 211 (1.44%) JUnit
13 203 (1.38%) CircleCI
14 202 (1.38%) webpack
15 198 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
16 157 (1.07%) Subversion
17 143 (0.97%) Gradle
18 138 (0.94%) Vagrant
19 135 (0.92%) SonarQube
20 127 (0.86%) Artifactory
General
1 2,788 (18.98%) Finance
2 2,279 (15.51%) Social Skills
3 799 (5.44%) Banking
4 611 (4.16%) Public Sector
5 573 (3.90%) Retail
6 536 (3.65%) Marketing
7 522 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
8 437 (2.97%) Games
9 382 (2.60%) Front Office
10 268 (1.82%) Law
11 263 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
12 252 (1.72%) Telecoms
13 197 (1.34%) Manufacturing
14 159 (1.08%) Advertising
15 153 (1.04%) Legal
16 122 (0.83%) Electronics
17 118 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
18 103 (0.70%) Investment Banking
19 93 (0.63%) Automotive
20 92 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4,150 (28.25%) Developer
2 2,005 (13.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,682 (11.45%) Software Engineer
4 1,384 (9.42%) Architect
5 1,379 (9.39%) AWS Engineer
6 1,005 (6.84%) Senior Developer
7 763 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 757 (5.15%) Data Engineer
9 746 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 702 (4.78%) AWS DevOps
11 629 (4.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 583 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 526 (3.58%) Senior DevOps
14 510 (3.47%) React Developer
15 504 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 472 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 438 (2.98%) AWS Developer
18 435 (2.96%) Python Engineer
19 433 (2.95%) Python Developer
20 417 (2.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,284 (15.55%) React
2 2,023 (13.77%) Node.js
3 1,960 (13.34%) .NET
4 1,873 (12.75%) Web Services
5 1,549 (10.54%) AngularJS
6 1,148 (7.81%) REST
7 1,130 (7.69%) CSS
8 1,128 (7.68%) HTML
9 1,059 (7.21%) Kafka
10 1,000 (6.81%) .NET Core
11 922 (6.28%) Spring
12 796 (5.42%) RESTful
13 783 (5.33%) Vue.js
14 563 (3.83%) Spring Boot
15 449 (3.06%) GraphQL
16 423 (2.88%) HTML5
17 411 (2.80%) .NET Framework
18 390 (2.65%) ASP.NET
19 365 (2.48%) React Native
20 342 (2.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 877 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 745 (5.07%) Public Cloud
3 668 (4.55%) Cloud Native
4 553 (3.76%) User Experience
5 410 (2.79%) Data Centre
6 403 (2.74%) Hedge funds
7 367 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 339 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 319 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
10 318 (2.16%) Derivative
11 290 (1.97%) Equities
12 273 (1.86%) Fixed Income
13 265 (1.80%) Algorithms
14 228 (1.55%) Blog
15 216 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 213 (1.45%) Management Information System
17 212 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
18 207 (1.41%) Virtual Team
19 196 (1.33%) Data Structures
20 178 (1.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,890 (19.67%) Linux
2 1,378 (9.38%) Windows
3 635 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 554 (3.77%) Unix
5 272 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 271 (1.84%) CentOS
7 251 (1.71%) Android
8 242 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 224 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 155 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
11 114 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 81 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 81 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
13 53 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 45 (0.31%) Debian
16 39 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 28 (0.19%) VMS
18 25 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
19 21 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,337 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5,573 (37.94%) DevOps
3 3,490 (23.76%) Software Engineering
4 2,895 (19.71%) Microservices
5 1,776 (12.09%) TDD
6 1,707 (11.62%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1,569 (10.68%) Scrum
8 1,456 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 1,356 (9.23%) Analytics
10 1,318 (8.97%) Test Automation
11 1,312 (8.93%) Fintech
12 1,228 (8.36%) Mentoring
13 1,153 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
14 1,029 (7.00%) Machine Learning
15 1,005 (6.84%) Migration
16 959 (6.53%) Configuration Management
17 872 (5.94%) Data Science
18 859 (5.85%) Open Source
19 850 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
20 817 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,872 (33.17%) Python
2 3,671 (24.99%) Java
3 3,624 (24.67%) JavaScript
4 2,974 (20.25%) SQL
5 2,259 (15.38%) C#
6 1,182 (8.05%) TypeScript
7 976 (6.64%) Go
8 937 (6.38%) Bash Shell
9 909 (6.19%) PowerShell
10 816 (5.55%) PHP
11 691 (4.70%) Ruby
12 623 (4.24%) Scala
13 469 (3.19%) C++
14 381 (2.59%) Kotlin
15 294 (2.00%) Java 8
16 274 (1.87%) ES6
17 251 (1.71%) T-SQL
18 220 (1.50%) C
19 204 (1.39%) R
20 201 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,080 (7.35%) Degree
2 768 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 621 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 349 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 327 (2.23%) AWS Certification
6 188 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 139 (0.95%) CISSP
8 127 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 100 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
10 96 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 87 (0.59%) CCNP
12 80 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 73 (0.50%) CCNA
14 70 (0.48%) CISM
15 57 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 53 (0.36%) RHCE
17 51 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
18 47 (0.32%) GIAC
19 46 (0.31%) CISA
20 45 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (4.37%) QA
2 253 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 201 (1.37%) GDPR
4 166 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 117 (0.80%) SLA
6 106 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 91 (0.62%) NIST
8 44 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 26 (0.18%) GRC
10 25 (0.17%) NCSC
11 23 (0.16%) WAI
12 22 (0.15%) COBIT
12 22 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 22 (0.15%) SOC 2
13 21 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
13 21 (0.14%) PSD2
14 18 (0.12%) HIPAA
15 16 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 16 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 11 (0.075%) SOC 1
System Software
1 4,431 (30.16%) Docker
2 730 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 664 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 283 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 137 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 115 (0.78%) vSphere
7 96 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 71 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 52 (0.35%) XenApp
10 49 (0.33%) HDFS
11 46 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
12 36 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 33 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 32 (0.22%) NDS
15 31 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
16 30 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
17 27 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 21 (0.14%) RHEV
18 21 (0.14%) VMware NSX
19 18 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4,016 (27.34%) Kubernetes
2 3,291 (22.40%) Terraform
3 1,767 (12.03%) Ansible
4 1,071 (7.29%) Puppet
5 747 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
6 395 (2.69%) Prometheus
7 325 (2.21%) Grafana
8 160 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 155 (1.06%) Packer
10 141 (0.96%) SCCM
11 125 (0.85%) Istio
12 116 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 116 (0.79%) Nagios
13 90 (0.61%) Kibana
14 84 (0.57%) Graphite
15 83 (0.57%) ZABBIX
16 80 (0.54%) Consul
17 58 (0.39%) Salt
18 47 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
19 45 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,859 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 1,690 (11.50%) Google
3 938 (6.39%) VMware
4 899 (6.12%) Oracle
5 422 (2.87%) Cisco
6 318 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 270 (1.84%) IBM
8 242 (1.65%) Citrix
9 234 (1.59%) Splunk
10 226 (1.54%) SAP
11 208 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 166 (1.13%) Atlassian
13 165 (1.12%) Talend
14 143 (0.97%) Informatica
15 134 (0.91%) Databricks
16 116 (0.79%) Cloudera
17 106 (0.72%) Palo Alto
18 100 (0.68%) Dell
19 94 (0.64%) Meraki
20 92 (0.63%) Adobe