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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing AWS 31,492 19,944 9,666
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.52% 17.46% 15.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.20% 40.28% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13,214 13,304 7,922
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £68,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.62% +4.62% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £108,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 76,437 49,517 24,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.95% 43.36% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39,035 35,493 19,877
10th Percentile £33,580 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10 August 2022.

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 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +2 25,880 £75,000 +7.14% 2,206
London 0 16,617 £82,500 +3.13% 1,150
Work from Home -1 15,404 £72,500 +11.54% 1,195
UK excluding London -3 9,790 £60,000 +4.35% 1,180
North of England -1 2,846 £62,500 +13.64% 377
South East -2 2,487 £67,500 +9.76% 212
North West -1 1,557 £65,000 +13.04% 226
Midlands +1 1,389 £60,000 - 186
South West -2 1,241 £60,000 +12.15% 127
Yorkshire -1 1,099 £60,000 +9.09% 105
West Midlands -1 939 £60,000 - 122
East of England +6 904 £57,500 -4.17% 129
Scotland 0 734 £62,500 +13.64% 103
East Midlands -2 424 £60,000 +9.09% 62
Wales +16 214 £55,000 +11.11% 25
North East -5 192 £60,000 +20.00% 46
Northern Ireland -5 110 £52,500 -30.00% 22
Isle of Man +12 2 £81,250 +124.14%

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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 15,856 (50.35%) Agile
2 14,623 (46.43%) Azure
3 12,665 (40.22%) Python
4 11,702 (37.16%) DevOps
5 10,907 (34.63%) CI/CD
6 9,887 (31.40%) Docker
7 9,799 (31.12%) Software Engineering
8 9,593 (30.46%) Java
9 9,536 (30.28%) GCP
10 9,380 (29.79%) Kubernetes
11 9,075 (28.82%) Finance
12 7,802 (24.77%) JavaScript
13 7,435 (23.61%) SQL
14 7,346 (23.33%) Terraform
15 7,302 (23.19%) Microservices
16 7,140 (22.67%) React
17 6,398 (20.32%) Social Skills
18 5,839 (18.54%) Serverless
19 5,707 (18.12%) Git (software)
20 5,316 (16.88%) Node.js
21 5,265 (16.72%) Linux
22 4,739 (15.05%) Infrastructure as Code
23 4,736 (15.04%) Mentoring
24 4,649 (14.76%) Full Stack Development
25 4,610 (14.64%) TDD
26 4,463 (14.17%) Analytics
27 4,407 (13.99%) Jenkins
28 4,234 (13.44%) TypeScript
29 4,214 (13.38%) Test Automation
30 4,170 (13.24%) Problem-Solving

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 1,648 (5.23%) Apache Spark
2 877 (2.78%) Apache Airflow
3 828 (2.63%) Apache
4 767 (2.44%) Confluence
5 467 (1.48%) CMS
6 328 (1.04%) IIS
7 270 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 259 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 247 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 242 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 234 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 225 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 189 (0.60%) nginx
14 169 (0.54%) Headless CMS
15 144 (0.46%) Jupyter
16 132 (0.42%) MS Exchange
17 128 (0.41%) JBoss
18 117 (0.37%) WordPress
19 99 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
20 93 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 198 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 76 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 56 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 48 (0.15%) Sketch
7 39 (0.12%) InVision
8 21 (0.067%) Photoshop
8 21 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
9 17 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 16 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
11 15 (0.048%) Campfire
12 14 (0.044%) Adobe XD
12 14 (0.044%) Zeplin
13 9 (0.029%) EngageOne
14 8 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
15 7 (0.022%) SPSS
16 6 (0.019%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.019%) SketchUp
17 4 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 99 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
2 93 (0.30%) Shopify
3 70 (0.22%) R3 Corda
4 49 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 43 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 40 (0.13%) Magento
7 38 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.060%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.054%) NetSuite
9 17 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
10 16 (0.051%) Fidessa
11 14 (0.044%) thinkFolio
12 13 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
13 12 (0.038%) Markit EDM
14 11 (0.035%) Adobe Campaign
14 11 (0.035%) Line 50
14 11 (0.035%) Sage 200
15 10 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
15 10 (0.032%) SimCorp Dimension
16 8 (0.025%) Acoustic Campaign
Cloud Services
1 14,623 (46.43%) Azure
2 9,536 (30.28%) GCP
3 5,839 (18.54%) Serverless
4 3,727 (11.83%) AWS Lambda
5 3,495 (11.10%) SaaS
6 2,808 (8.92%) GitHub
7 2,605 (8.27%) Amazon S3
8 2,360 (7.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1,877 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
10 1,819 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
11 1,477 (4.69%) Amazon ECS
12 1,327 (4.21%) PaaS
13 1,213 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
14 1,162 (3.69%) Azure DevOps
15 1,054 (3.35%) Amazon Kinesis
16 959 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 895 (2.84%) IaaS
18 893 (2.84%) Microsoft 365
19 872 (2.77%) Amazon EKS
20 854 (2.71%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1,172 (3.72%) Firewall
2 883 (2.80%) Internet
3 871 (2.77%) DNS
4 666 (2.11%) HTTP
5 597 (1.90%) Network Security
6 509 (1.62%) VPN
7 453 (1.44%) TCP/IP
8 392 (1.24%) WAN
9 378 (1.20%) DHCP
10 303 (0.96%) LAN
11 207 (0.66%) SAN
12 188 (0.60%) Broadband
13 165 (0.52%) Wireless
14 151 (0.48%) SD-WAN
15 132 (0.42%) SSL
16 127 (0.40%) BGP
16 127 (0.40%) VoIP
17 116 (0.37%) FTP
17 116 (0.37%) OSPF
18 108 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,991 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3,524 (11.19%) NoSQL
3 2,919 (9.27%) MySQL
4 2,527 (8.02%) Relational Database
5 2,360 (7.49%) Big Data
6 1,860 (5.91%) DynamoDB
7 1,834 (5.82%) SQL Server
8 1,817 (5.77%) MongoDB
9 1,628 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
10 1,586 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
11 1,378 (4.38%) Redis
12 1,319 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
13 1,126 (3.58%) Amazon Redshift
14 991 (3.15%) Data Lake
15 972 (3.09%) Hadoop
16 744 (2.36%) BigQuery
17 740 (2.35%) Tableau
18 727 (2.31%) Amazon Athena
19 687 (2.18%) Power BI
20 673 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5,707 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 4,407 (13.99%) Jenkins
3 2,300 (7.30%) JIRA
4 1,496 (4.75%) GitLab
5 1,076 (3.42%) Maven
6 850 (2.70%) CircleCI
7 787 (2.50%) Gradle
8 746 (2.37%) Selenium
9 712 (2.26%) JUnit
10 700 (2.22%) Cypress.io
11 628 (1.99%) Bitbucket
12 608 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 590 (1.87%) TeamCity
14 571 (1.81%) Cucumber
15 447 (1.42%) Subversion
16 398 (1.26%) SonarQube
17 369 (1.17%) webpack
18 368 (1.17%) Mockito
19 331 (1.05%) Postman
20 330 (1.05%) Travis CI
General
1 9,075 (28.82%) Finance
2 6,398 (20.32%) Social Skills
3 2,543 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2,401 (7.62%) Banking
5 2,061 (6.54%) Retail
6 2,008 (6.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1,938 (6.15%) Games
8 1,361 (4.32%) Marketing
9 1,239 (3.93%) Public Sector
10 979 (3.11%) Manufacturing
11 837 (2.66%) Legal
12 814 (2.58%) Law
13 751 (2.38%) Front Office
14 565 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
15 490 (1.56%) Telecoms
16 454 (1.44%) Advertising
17 398 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
18 383 (1.22%) Automotive
19 382 (1.21%) Financial Institution
20 282 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 7,523 (23.89%) Developer
2 5,285 (16.78%) Software Engineer
3 3,479 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 2,292 (7.28%) Architect
5 2,004 (6.36%) Data Engineer
6 1,886 (5.99%) Senior Developer
7 1,792 (5.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1,567 (4.98%) Java Developer
9 1,564 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
10 1,401 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
11 1,317 (4.18%) Java Engineer
12 1,253 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,168 (3.71%) Senior DevOps
14 1,099 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 903 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
16 771 (2.45%) Principal Engineer
17 751 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 710 (2.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 709 (2.25%) Analyst
20 665 (2.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,140 (22.67%) React
2 5,316 (16.88%) Node.js
3 3,944 (12.52%) .NET
4 3,351 (10.64%) Kafka
5 3,156 (10.02%) Spring
6 3,000 (9.53%) AngularJS
7 2,953 (9.38%) CSS
8 2,919 (9.27%) HTML
9 2,789 (8.86%) REST
10 2,534 (8.05%) RESTful
11 1,703 (5.41%) Spring Boot
12 1,615 (5.13%) .NET Core
13 1,583 (5.03%) GraphQL
14 1,516 (4.81%) Vue.js
15 1,253 (3.98%) Web Services
16 982 (3.12%) ASP.NET
17 977 (3.10%) HTML5
18 933 (2.96%) Jest
19 915 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
20 887 (2.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2,965 (9.42%) Cloud Native
2 2,265 (7.19%) Public Cloud
3 2,094 (6.65%) User Experience
4 2,044 (6.49%) Algorithms
5 1,329 (4.22%) Mobile App
6 1,190 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1,182 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
8 1,151 (3.65%) Data Structures
9 928 (2.95%) Data Centre
10 806 (2.56%) Life Science
11 768 (2.44%) Management Information System
12 739 (2.35%) Hedge funds
13 669 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
14 637 (2.02%) Derivative
15 612 (1.94%) Virtual Team
16 594 (1.89%) Blog
17 568 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
17 568 (1.80%) Hackathon
18 525 (1.67%) Fixed Income
19 505 (1.60%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 5,265 (16.72%) Linux
2 2,489 (7.90%) Windows
3 1,199 (3.81%) Unix
4 944 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 753 (2.39%) Android
6 642 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 309 (0.98%) CentOS
8 305 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 273 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 200 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
11 182 (0.58%) Mesosphere
12 175 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 152 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 139 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 117 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
16 76 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 76 (0.24%) Solaris
17 67 (0.21%) Debian
18 63 (0.20%) VMS
19 56 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,856 (50.35%) Agile
2 11,702 (37.16%) DevOps
3 10,907 (34.63%) CI/CD
4 9,799 (31.12%) Software Engineering
5 7,302 (23.19%) Microservices
6 4,739 (15.05%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4,736 (15.04%) Mentoring
8 4,649 (14.76%) Full Stack Development
9 4,610 (14.64%) TDD
10 4,463 (14.17%) Analytics
11 4,214 (13.38%) Test Automation
12 4,170 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
13 4,132 (13.12%) Scrum
14 3,857 (12.25%) Data Science
15 3,493 (11.09%) Machine Learning
16 3,350 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
17 3,308 (10.50%) Computer Science
18 3,168 (10.06%) Containerisation
19 3,109 (9.87%) Coaching
20 2,559 (8.13%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12,665 (40.22%) Python
2 9,593 (30.46%) Java
3 7,802 (24.77%) JavaScript
4 7,435 (23.61%) SQL
5 4,234 (13.44%) TypeScript
6 3,931 (12.48%) C#
7 3,107 (9.87%) Go
8 2,381 (7.56%) Bash
9 2,026 (6.43%) PowerShell
10 1,892 (6.01%) PHP
11 1,837 (5.83%) Ruby
12 1,447 (4.59%) Scala
13 1,081 (3.43%) C++
14 1,011 (3.21%) Kotlin
15 797 (2.53%) C
16 668 (2.12%) Shell Script
17 574 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 571 (1.81%) ES6
19 553 (1.76%) Groovy
20 547 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 3,900 (12.38%) Degree
2 1,672 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1,184 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 860 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 708 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 488 (1.55%) Master's Degree
7 381 (1.21%) CISSP
8 287 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 265 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 236 (0.75%) CISM
11 206 (0.65%) PhD
12 182 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
13 159 (0.50%) DV Cleared
14 145 (0.46%) CCNP
15 127 (0.40%) PMI Certification
16 123 (0.39%) MCSE
17 119 (0.38%) CRISC
18 115 (0.37%) CCNA
19 102 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
20 92 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,595 (8.24%) QA
2 582 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 540 (1.71%) Accessibility
4 504 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 485 (1.54%) GDPR
6 325 (1.03%) SLA
7 281 (0.89%) NIST
8 272 (0.86%) PCI DSS
9 130 (0.41%) SOC 2
10 119 (0.38%) GRC
11 113 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
12 73 (0.23%) NCSC
13 63 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 60 (0.19%) HIPAA
15 58 (0.18%) ISO 9001
16 43 (0.14%) GxP
17 39 (0.12%) HL7
18 36 (0.11%) PMO
19 35 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 34 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 9,887 (31.40%) Docker
2 994 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 795 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 304 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 242 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 188 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 167 (0.53%) vSphere
8 113 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 89 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 60 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 52 (0.17%) XenApp
12 51 (0.16%) KVM
13 46 (0.15%) Firmware
14 42 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 42 (0.13%) VMware NSX
15 37 (0.12%) Xen
15 37 (0.12%) XenDesktop
16 36 (0.11%) Terminal Services
17 35 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 35 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9,380 (29.79%) Kubernetes
2 7,346 (23.33%) Terraform
3 3,368 (10.69%) Ansible
4 1,531 (4.86%) Puppet
5 1,247 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
6 962 (3.05%) Prometheus
7 873 (2.77%) Grafana
8 306 (0.97%) Kibana
9 276 (0.88%) Consul
10 265 (0.84%) Istio
11 184 (0.58%) SCCM
12 182 (0.58%) Automic
13 181 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
14 180 (0.57%) Packer
15 178 (0.57%) logstash
16 172 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
17 157 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
18 147 (0.47%) Rancher
19 144 (0.46%) Argo
20 141 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3,809 (12.10%) Google
2 3,753 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 1,381 (4.39%) Oracle
4 1,154 (3.66%) VMware
5 832 (2.64%) Splunk
6 652 (2.07%) Cisco
7 481 (1.53%) Databricks
8 448 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 443 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 392 (1.24%) IBM
11 385 (1.22%) New Relic
12 286 (0.91%) Apple
13 250 (0.79%) Atlassian
14 242 (0.77%) Twitter
15 231 (0.73%) Citrix
16 224 (0.71%) Palo Alto
17 214 (0.68%) Adobe
17 214 (0.68%) Dell
18 205 (0.65%) F5
19 204 (0.65%) SAP