Period
to 10 July 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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 13 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +18
Permanent jobs citing AWS 11,120 17,053 16,010
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 11.62% 9.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.96% 39.11% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,887 14,905 13,784
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,300 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 27,826 43,606 42,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.04% 29.70% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22,692 35,391 34,501
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

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 July 2020.

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 10 July 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 +4 10,376 £65,000 - 1,167
London +4 6,216 £75,000 +3.45% 514
UK excluding London +3 4,687 £55,000 - 744
North of England +7 1,297 £52,500 - 239
South East -1 1,241 £57,500 - 142
Work from Home -1 967 £60,000 -14.29% 194
North West +4 640 £55,000 - 122
Midlands +2 581 £55,000 +4.76% 103
South West +4 575 £54,000 +8.00% 95
Yorkshire +14 566 £52,500 +5.00% 86
East of England +7 468 £55,000 - 75
West Midlands +1 385 £55,000 +4.76% 77
Scotland +8 323 £52,500 +5.00% 47
East Midlands +2 195 £55,000 +13.99% 26
Wales +11 155 £47,500 +5.56% 34
North East +11 91 £43,500 -3.33% 31
Northern Ireland +16 69 £46,250 -7.50% 12
Isle of Man +5 1 £33,000 -40.00%
Channel Islands - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 5,611 (50.46%) Azure
2 4,613 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 3,810 (34.26%) DevOps
4 3,577 (32.17%) Python
5 2,927 (26.32%) Java
6 2,910 (26.17%) JavaScript
7 2,815 (25.31%) Docker
8 2,680 (24.10%) Finance
9 2,465 (22.17%) Kubernetes
10 2,268 (20.40%) GCP
11 2,203 (19.81%) Microservices
12 2,144 (19.28%) SQL
13 2,140 (19.24%) Linux
14 1,990 (17.90%) C#
15 1,944 (17.48%) Software Engineering
16 1,813 (16.30%) React
17 1,811 (16.29%) .NET
18 1,795 (16.14%) Terraform
19 1,739 (15.64%) Web Services
20 1,684 (15.14%) Node.js
21 1,634 (14.69%) Microsoft
22 1,604 (14.42%) TDD
23 1,590 (14.30%) AngularJS
24 1,535 (13.80%) SQL Server
25 1,455 (13.08%) Jenkins
26 1,451 (13.05%) Git (software)
27 1,450 (13.04%) Scrum
28 1,402 (12.61%) Ansible
29 1,387 (12.47%) Windows
30 1,375 (12.37%) Google

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
1 650 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
2 484 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 342 (3.08%) Apache
4 262 (2.36%) Confluence
5 162 (1.46%) IIS
6 152 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 127 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 120 (1.08%) CMS
9 115 (1.03%) MS Exchange
10 114 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
11 77 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 76 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
13 70 (0.63%) nginx
14 61 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 57 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
16 50 (0.45%) SAS
17 46 (0.41%) Skype for Business
18 42 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
19 38 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
20 34 (0.31%) Luigi
Applications
1 125 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.17%) Sketch
5 17 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 15 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 12 (0.11%) Zeplin
9 7 (0.063%) Gliffy
10 5 (0.045%) SPSS
11 4 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.009%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.009%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 112 (1.01%) Markit EDM
2 69 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
3 49 (0.44%) FINCAD Analytics
4 44 (0.40%) PolarLake
5 42 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
6 31 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.19%) Sentinel
8 17 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (0.13%) Magento
10 13 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 10 (0.090%) NetSuite
12 9 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
12 9 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.081%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 9 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 9 (0.081%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.072%) SDL Web 8
14 7 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
14 7 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
15 6 (0.054%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 5,611 (50.46%) Azure
2 2,268 (20.40%) GCP
3 1,326 (11.92%) Serverless
4 1,115 (10.03%) SaaS
5 900 (8.09%) AWS Lambda
6 687 (6.18%) Office 365
7 671 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
8 641 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 611 (5.49%) Amazon S3
10 590 (5.31%) PaaS
11 463 (4.16%) IaaS
12 376 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
13 337 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
14 333 (2.99%) GitHub
15 274 (2.46%) OpenShift
16 235 (2.11%) Power Platform
17 228 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
18 225 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 220 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 164 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 587 (5.28%) Firewall
2 368 (3.31%) DNS
3 282 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 256 (2.30%) Internet
5 243 (2.19%) VPN
6 241 (2.17%) WAN
7 192 (1.73%) Network Security
8 187 (1.68%) LAN
9 177 (1.59%) SAN
10 168 (1.51%) DHCP
11 164 (1.47%) HTTP
12 112 (1.01%) VoIP
13 95 (0.85%) Skype
14 83 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
15 68 (0.61%) MPLS
16 61 (0.55%) BGP
17 59 (0.53%) SSL
17 59 (0.53%) Wireless
18 53 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
19 50 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,535 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 936 (8.42%) MongoDB
3 932 (8.38%) NoSQL
4 863 (7.76%) MySQL
5 722 (6.49%) Big Data
6 712 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
7 508 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 474 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 470 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
10 462 (4.15%) Hadoop
11 427 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
12 412 (3.71%) Amazon Redshift
13 323 (2.90%) Redis
14 288 (2.59%) SQL Server 2019
15 213 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 209 (1.88%) Power BI
17 187 (1.68%) Amazon Athena
18 184 (1.65%) Data Lake
19 170 (1.53%) RDBMS
20 161 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,455 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 1,451 (13.05%) Git (software)
3 557 (5.01%) JIRA
4 325 (2.92%) Selenium
5 323 (2.90%) GitLab
6 293 (2.63%) Maven
7 255 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 238 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 220 (1.98%) Bitbucket
10 199 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 185 (1.66%) Cucumber
12 165 (1.48%) JUnit
13 154 (1.38%) Artifactory
14 129 (1.16%) webpack
15 102 (0.92%) SonarQube
16 101 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
17 89 (0.80%) Vagrant
18 88 (0.79%) Subversion
19 80 (0.72%) Mocha
20 78 (0.70%) CircleCI
General
1 2,680 (24.10%) Finance
2 762 (6.85%) Banking
3 549 (4.94%) Front Office
4 397 (3.57%) Retail
5 319 (2.87%) Games
6 244 (2.19%) Public Sector
7 242 (2.18%) Marketing
8 216 (1.94%) Law
9 168 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 162 (1.46%) Back Office
11 161 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 136 (1.22%) Legal
13 132 (1.19%) Advertising
14 108 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 87 (0.78%) Automotive
16 59 (0.53%) Publishing
17 54 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 47 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.26%) Electronics
20 27 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,329 (29.94%) Developer
2 1,407 (12.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,215 (10.93%) Architect
4 994 (8.94%) AWS Engineer
5 777 (6.99%) Software Engineer
6 757 (6.81%) .NET Developer
7 694 (6.24%) Senior Developer
8 673 (6.05%) Java Developer
9 635 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
10 534 (4.80%) Data Engineer
11 423 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 410 (3.69%) AWS DevOps
13 407 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 404 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
15 395 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
16 394 (3.54%) AWS Developer
17 361 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
18 360 (3.24%) Analyst
19 338 (3.04%) Consultant
20 336 (3.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,813 (16.30%) React
2 1,811 (16.29%) .NET
3 1,739 (15.64%) Web Services
4 1,684 (15.14%) Node.js
5 1,590 (14.30%) AngularJS
6 954 (8.58%) HTML
7 910 (8.18%) .NET Core
8 897 (8.07%) REST
9 871 (7.83%) CSS
10 834 (7.50%) Vue.js
11 787 (7.08%) ASP.NET
12 625 (5.62%) Kafka
13 611 (5.49%) .NET Framework
14 603 (5.42%) Spring
15 588 (5.29%) RESTful
16 523 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 443 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 402 (3.62%) HTML5
19 397 (3.57%) Entity Framework
20 386 (3.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 763 (6.86%) Public Cloud
2 655 (5.89%) Greenfield Project
3 583 (5.24%) Hedge funds
4 520 (4.68%) Cloud Native
5 469 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 436 (3.92%) Fixed Income
7 411 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 349 (3.14%) Equities
9 341 (3.07%) User Experience
10 335 (3.01%) Derivative
11 281 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 277 (2.49%) Mobile App
13 234 (2.10%) Management Information System
14 218 (1.96%) Algorithms
15 205 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
16 199 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
17 177 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
18 167 (1.50%) Data Structures
19 134 (1.21%) Private Cloud
20 129 (1.16%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2,140 (19.24%) Linux
2 1,387 (12.47%) Windows
3 622 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 431 (3.88%) Unix
5 217 (1.95%) Android
6 196 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 193 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 179 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 171 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
10 170 (1.53%) CentOS
11 133 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 128 (1.15%) Ubuntu
13 95 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 68 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 66 (0.59%) Windows 7
16 57 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
17 45 (0.40%) Debian
18 35 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 35 (0.31%) VMS
19 31 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,613 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 3,810 (34.26%) DevOps
3 2,203 (19.81%) Microservices
4 1,944 (17.48%) Software Engineering
5 1,604 (14.42%) TDD
6 1,450 (13.04%) Scrum
7 1,159 (10.42%) Fintech
8 1,051 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
9 981 (8.82%) Analytics
10 980 (8.81%) Test Automation
11 942 (8.47%) BDD
12 934 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
13 873 (7.85%) Mentoring
14 780 (7.01%) MVC
15 755 (6.79%) Infrastructure as Code
16 730 (6.56%) Migration
17 719 (6.47%) Machine Learning
18 689 (6.20%) Asset Management
19 670 (6.03%) Artificial Intelligence
20 634 (5.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,577 (32.17%) Python
2 2,927 (26.32%) Java
3 2,910 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 2,144 (19.28%) SQL
5 1,990 (17.90%) C#
6 838 (7.54%) TypeScript
7 789 (7.10%) Bash Shell
8 786 (7.07%) PowerShell
9 577 (5.19%) PHP
10 527 (4.74%) Ruby
11 516 (4.64%) Go
12 514 (4.62%) Scala
13 371 (3.34%) C++
14 343 (3.08%) Java 8
15 255 (2.29%) Kotlin
16 224 (2.01%) C
17 218 (1.96%) R
18 216 (1.94%) Perl
19 212 (1.91%) T-SQL
20 140 (1.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 959 (8.62%) Degree
2 344 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 320 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 282 (2.54%) AWS Certification
5 242 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 236 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 228 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 193 (1.74%) CISSP
9 130 (1.17%) MCSE
10 129 (1.16%) CCNA
11 88 (0.79%) MCSA
12 82 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 77 (0.69%) Master's Degree
14 74 (0.67%) DV Cleared
15 73 (0.66%) CISM
16 72 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
17 68 (0.61%) CISA
18 62 (0.56%) CCNP
19 59 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
20 54 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (4.24%) QA
2 220 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 132 (1.19%) GDPR
4 113 (1.02%) SLA
5 107 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 96 (0.86%) NIST
7 88 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 59 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 36 (0.32%) NIST 800
10 35 (0.31%) COBIT
11 34 (0.31%) NCSC
12 33 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 25 (0.22%) JSP 440
14 20 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 15 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
16 12 (0.11%) HIPAA
17 10 (0.090%) ISO 9001
18 8 (0.072%) PMO
19 7 (0.063%) Government Security Classifications
20 6 (0.054%) MISRA
System Software
1 2,815 (25.31%) Docker
2 677 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 584 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 284 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 146 (1.31%) vSphere
6 92 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 66 (0.59%) XenApp
9 50 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 50 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 43 (0.39%) HDFS
11 40 (0.36%) VMware NSX
12 39 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 28 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 27 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
15 23 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
16 19 (0.17%) vCloud
17 18 (0.16%) Snort
18 17 (0.15%) Terminal Server
19 14 (0.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2,465 (22.17%) Kubernetes
2 1,795 (16.14%) Terraform
3 1,402 (12.61%) Ansible
4 817 (7.35%) Puppet
5 591 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
6 201 (1.81%) Grafana
7 186 (1.67%) Prometheus
8 156 (1.40%) SCCM
9 127 (1.14%) Packer
10 94 (0.85%) Kibana
11 89 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
11 89 (0.80%) Nagios
12 61 (0.55%) Salt
13 58 (0.52%) Graphite
14 56 (0.50%) Consul
15 48 (0.43%) SCOM
16 46 (0.41%) ZABBIX
17 45 (0.40%) Mesos
18 44 (0.40%) logstash
19 42 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,634 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 1,375 (12.37%) Google
3 905 (8.14%) VMware
4 690 (6.21%) Oracle
5 413 (3.71%) Cisco
6 259 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 228 (2.05%) Tableau
8 220 (1.98%) Citrix
9 205 (1.84%) Splunk
10 196 (1.76%) IBM
11 173 (1.56%) SAP
12 147 (1.32%) HP
13 140 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
14 110 (0.99%) Bloomberg
15 105 (0.94%) Atlassian
16 104 (0.94%) Informatica
17 100 (0.90%) Dell
17 100 (0.90%) Talend
18 93 (0.84%) EMC
19 82 (0.74%) Palo Alto