Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 +39
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 231 160 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.56% 8.29% 3.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.66% 41.34% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 203 150 79
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £29,405 £32,400 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,946 £75,250
UK median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Amazon 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 456 387 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.81% 20.06% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 397 355 200
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £24,800 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,946 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Wales

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Wales.

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in Wales

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in Wales

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
South Wales +18 157 £50,000 +17.65% 25
West Wales +3 65 £49,039 - 10
North Wales +4 7 £42,000 +29.23% 4
Mid Wales - 2 £36,000 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 118 (51.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (34.20%) Linux
3 79 (34.20%) DevOps
4 74 (32.03%) Java
5 65 (28.14%) Software Engineering
6 64 (27.71%) Python
7 59 (25.54%) Docker
8 57 (24.68%) Web Services
9 56 (24.24%) SQL
10 55 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 51 (22.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (20.78%) Unix
13 45 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 41 (17.75%) Service Delivery
16 40 (17.32%) Finance
16 40 (17.32%) SQL Server
17 39 (16.88%) OO
17 39 (16.88%) Ansible
18 36 (15.58%) JavaScript
19 35 (15.15%) OOP
19 35 (15.15%) Git (software)
20 34 (14.72%) Scrum
21 33 (14.29%) VMware
21 33 (14.29%) Google
21 33 (14.29%) Jenkins
21 33 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (13.85%) Puppet
23 31 (13.42%) REST

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 18 (7.79%) Confluence
2 8 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.03%) IIS
4 6 (2.60%) JBoss
4 6 (2.60%) nginx
5 5 (2.16%) Apache
5 5 (2.16%) SAS
5 5 (2.16%) WordPress
6 4 (1.73%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.73%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.73%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 118 (51.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (8.66%) Office 365
4 19 (8.23%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (6.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (4.33%) GitHub
6 10 (4.33%) Serverless
7 9 (3.90%) SaaS
8 8 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.46%) Stackdriver
9 7 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.60%) IaaS
10 6 (2.60%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.60%) PaaS
11 5 (2.16%) Mimecast
12 4 (1.73%) Slack
12 4 (1.73%) Trello
13 1 (0.43%) Apigee
13 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.09%) Firewall
2 17 (7.36%) DNS
2 17 (7.36%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.76%) DHCP
3 11 (4.76%) Wireshark
4 10 (4.33%) WAN
5 9 (3.90%) LAN
5 9 (3.90%) VPN
6 5 (2.16%) HTTP
6 5 (2.16%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.16%) SAN
6 5 (2.16%) VoIP
7 4 (1.73%) Network Security
8 3 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.30%) Skype
8 3 (1.30%) SSL
8 3 (1.30%) VLAN
9 2 (0.87%) Internet
9 2 (0.87%) IPv4
9 2 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 23 (9.96%) MySQL
4 14 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.90%) Power BI
7 8 (3.46%) Big Data
7 8 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.16%) DB2
9 5 (2.16%) MariaDB
9 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.16%) PowerPivot
9 5 (2.16%) SAS EBI
9 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.73%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.82%) JIRA
4 11 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (4.33%) Bitbucket
5 10 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.90%) JUnit
6 9 (3.90%) Maven
6 9 (3.90%) Subversion
7 8 (3.46%) CF BOSH
7 8 (3.46%) Selenium
7 8 (3.46%) Spinnaker
8 6 (2.60%) Gradle
8 6 (2.60%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.60%) Mockito
8 6 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.16%) webpack
10 4 (1.73%) GitLab
10 4 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (17.32%) Finance
2 7 (3.03%) Games
3 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 54 (23.38%) Developer
2 36 (15.58%) Cloud Engineer
3 34 (14.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 19 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (7.36%) Architect
8 16 (6.93%) Lead Software Engineer
9 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.49%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.63%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Lead DevOps
12 11 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.33%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (4.33%) Applications Support
13 10 (4.33%) Applications Support Engineer
14 9 (3.90%) Junior
14 9 (3.90%) Software Developer
14 9 (3.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.68%) Web Services
2 31 (13.42%) REST
3 27 (11.69%) HTML
4 22 (9.52%) CSS
5 21 (9.09%) .NET
5 21 (9.09%) Spring
5 21 (9.09%) XML
6 20 (8.66%) Spring Boot
7 18 (7.79%) JSON
8 14 (6.06%) React
8 14 (6.06%) RxJava
9 13 (5.63%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.19%) Swagger
11 11 (4.76%) ASP.NET
12 10 (4.33%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (4.33%) SOAP
13 9 (3.90%) jQuery
14 8 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (3.46%) Django
14 8 (3.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.96%) Cloud Native
3 19 (8.23%) Fintech
4 15 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (6.06%) Clustering
6 10 (4.33%) Driving Licence
6 10 (4.33%) User Experience
7 7 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.03%) Replication
8 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.73%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.73%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 79 (34.20%) Linux
2 48 (20.78%) Unix
3 24 (10.39%) Ubuntu
4 22 (9.52%) CentOS
5 21 (9.09%) Windows
6 16 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.73%) Android
9 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.73%) Debian
9 4 (1.73%) Solaris
10 3 (1.30%) AIX
11 2 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.43%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (34.20%) DevOps
3 65 (28.14%) Software Engineering
4 55 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 51 (22.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 45 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (17.75%) Service Delivery
8 39 (16.88%) OO
9 35 (15.15%) OOP
10 34 (14.72%) Scrum
11 27 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (11.26%) E-Commerce
13 25 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 23 (9.96%) Configuration Management
14 23 (9.96%) TDD
15 22 (9.52%) Software Delivery
16 20 (8.66%) Deployment Automation
17 18 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (7.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.03%) Java
2 64 (27.71%) Python
3 56 (24.24%) SQL
4 36 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.26%) C#
6 25 (10.82%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.93%) Java 8
8 15 (6.49%) PowerShell
9 14 (6.06%) Groovy
10 10 (4.33%) PHP
11 8 (3.46%) C
11 8 (3.46%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (2.16%) VBA
14 4 (1.73%) Perl
14 4 (1.73%) Ruby
14 4 (1.73%) Scala
14 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (5.63%) Degree
2 8 (3.46%) MCSA
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.30%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.87%) CCIE
4 2 (0.87%) CCNP
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.87%) JNCIE
4 2 (0.87%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.43%) PMP
5 1 (0.43%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.69%) QA
2 7 (3.03%) SLA
3 4 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (25.54%) Docker
2 23 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.16%) Varnish
5 5 (2.16%) XenApp
6 3 (1.30%) LXC
6 3 (1.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.87%) iptables
8 1 (0.43%) Postfix
8 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (16.88%) Ansible
2 32 (13.85%) Puppet
3 28 (12.12%) Kubernetes
4 27 (11.69%) Terraform
5 20 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (4.76%) Packer
7 8 (3.46%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.60%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.16%) Nagios
9 5 (2.16%) SCCM
9 5 (2.16%) SCOM
10 4 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.73%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.73%) SCSM
10 4 (1.73%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.43%) QRadar
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.29%) Google
2 33 (14.29%) VMware
3 22 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.79%) Oracle
5 12 (5.19%) Citrix
6 10 (4.33%) Splunk
6 10 (4.33%) Tableau
7 9 (3.90%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.46%) Cisco
9 7 (3.03%) IBM
10 6 (2.60%) Avaya
10 6 (2.60%) HP
10 6 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.73%) Apple
11 4 (1.73%) Dell
11 4 (1.73%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (1.73%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.73%) Nexenta
11 4 (1.73%) Salesforce.com