Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 36 61
Rank change year-on-year +26 +25 +44
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 264 124 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.94% 6.47% 4.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.43% 32.80% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 226 114 93
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,405 £26,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £57,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 485 378 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.61% 19.71% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 413 330 218
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,749 £21,950 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,260 £64,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
South Wales +23 160 £50,000 +25.00% 50
West Wales +2 76 £33,934 -30.80% 2
North Wales +22 19 £45,000 +2.86% 5
Mid Wales - 6 £36,000 -
Amazon AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 145 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (46.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (38.64%) Java
4 87 (32.95%) Linux
5 86 (32.58%) DevOps
6 81 (30.68%) Software Engineering
7 72 (27.27%) Python
8 71 (26.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 68 (25.76%) Mentoring
10 66 (25.00%) Unix
11 58 (21.97%) Docker
12 55 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (20.08%) SQL
14 51 (19.32%) Service Delivery
15 50 (18.94%) OO
16 49 (18.56%) OOP
17 48 (18.18%) JavaScript
17 48 (18.18%) Web Services
18 44 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 41 (15.53%) Ansible
19 41 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (15.53%) Kubernetes
20 40 (15.15%) SQL Server
20 40 (15.15%) Scrum
21 37 (14.02%) Finance
22 36 (13.64%) QA
23 35 (13.26%) .NET
23 35 (13.26%) C#
24 34 (12.88%) HTML
25 33 (12.50%) Jenkins

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 16 (6.06%) Confluence
2 15 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.41%) nginx
3 9 (3.41%) SAS
4 8 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.89%) Apache
5 5 (1.89%) CMS
6 4 (1.52%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.14%) IIS
7 3 (1.14%) JBoss
7 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 124 (46.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (6.82%) SaaS
5 15 (5.68%) Office 365
5 15 (5.68%) Serverless
6 14 (5.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (3.41%) GitHub
9 7 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.27%) Stackdriver
11 5 (1.89%) IaaS
12 4 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (1.14%) Datadog
14 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.38%) PaaS
15 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.98%) Firewall
2 20 (7.58%) VPN
3 12 (4.55%) DNS
3 12 (4.55%) HTTPS
3 12 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.65%) DHCP
4 7 (2.65%) Wireshark
5 6 (2.27%) HTTP
6 5 (1.89%) WAN
7 4 (1.52%) Network Security
7 4 (1.52%) VoIP
8 3 (1.14%) FTP
8 3 (1.14%) LAN
8 3 (1.14%) Skype
9 2 (0.76%) BGP
9 2 (0.76%) Broadband
9 2 (0.76%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.76%) MPLS
9 2 (0.76%) OSPF
9 2 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 23 (8.71%) MySQL
4 15 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.79%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.79%) Power BI
7 9 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.27%) Big Data
9 6 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.27%) DB2
9 6 (2.27%) MariaDB
9 6 (2.27%) PowerPivot
9 6 (2.27%) SAS EBI
10 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 32 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.47%) JIRA
4 12 (4.55%) Selenium
5 10 (3.79%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.03%) Maven
6 8 (3.03%) Spinnaker
7 7 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.65%) JUnit
8 6 (2.27%) CF BOSH
8 6 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.27%) Mockito
9 5 (1.89%) GitLab
9 5 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (14.02%) Finance
2 22 (8.33%) Games
3 5 (1.89%) Advertising
4 4 (1.52%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.14%) Back Office
5 3 (1.14%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Automotive
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (18.18%) Developer
2 47 (17.80%) Software Engineer
3 38 (14.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (10.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (8.71%) Lead Software Engineer
7 18 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.44%) Applications Engineer
8 17 (6.44%) Junior
9 16 (6.06%) Architect
9 16 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.06%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.68%) IT Engineer
10 15 (5.68%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Applications Support
11 13 (4.92%) Applications Support Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) IT Security Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
12 12 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.18%) Web Services
2 35 (13.26%) .NET
3 34 (12.88%) HTML
4 28 (10.61%) CSS
5 23 (8.71%) AngularJS
5 23 (8.71%) REST
6 19 (7.20%) JSON
7 18 (6.82%) Spring
8 17 (6.44%) React
8 17 (6.44%) XML
9 15 (5.68%) jQuery
9 15 (5.68%) Spring Boot
10 13 (4.92%) Sass
11 12 (4.55%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (4.17%) Node.js
13 10 (3.79%) RxJava
14 9 (3.41%) GraphQL
15 8 (3.03%) .NET Core
15 8 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.23%) Fintech
3 17 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (6.06%) Cloud Native
5 13 (4.92%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.55%) User Experience
7 9 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (2.65%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.27%) Animation
11 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.52%) Clustering
13 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.14%) Wiki
14 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.95%) Linux
2 66 (25.00%) Unix
3 26 (9.85%) CentOS
4 20 (7.58%) Ubuntu
5 18 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.44%) Windows
7 13 (4.92%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.52%) Fedora
10 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.14%) AIX
11 3 (1.14%) DC/OS
11 3 (1.14%) Debian
11 3 (1.14%) Solaris
12 2 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.38%) Android
13 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (32.58%) DevOps
3 81 (30.68%) Software Engineering
4 71 (26.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 68 (25.76%) Mentoring
6 55 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (19.32%) Service Delivery
8 50 (18.94%) OO
9 49 (18.56%) OOP
10 40 (15.15%) Scrum
11 30 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (10.98%) Software Delivery
13 27 (10.23%) E-Commerce
14 26 (9.85%) Deployment Automation
15 23 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (8.71%) Configuration Management
15 23 (8.71%) Test Automation
16 22 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
16 22 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 22 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.64%) Java
2 72 (27.27%) Python
3 53 (20.08%) SQL
4 48 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 35 (13.26%) C#
6 16 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 13 (4.92%) PHP
7 13 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.55%) Groovy
9 11 (4.17%) Java 8
9 11 (4.17%) Ruby
10 8 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.65%) C
11 7 (2.65%) Go
12 6 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (2.27%) VBA
13 5 (1.89%) Perl
13 5 (1.89%) Scala
14 3 (1.14%) C++
14 3 (1.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (7.20%) Degree
2 6 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.89%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) CCIE
5 2 (0.76%) CCNP
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.76%) CISSP
5 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.76%) JNCIE
5 2 (0.76%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.76%) MCP
5 2 (0.76%) MCSA
5 2 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.64%) QA
2 13 (4.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (21.97%) Docker
2 18 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.52%) vSphere
5 4 (1.52%) XenApp
6 3 (1.14%) LXC
6 3 (1.14%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.76%) HDFS
7 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 41 (15.53%) Ansible
1 41 (15.53%) Kubernetes
2 25 (9.47%) Terraform
3 24 (9.09%) Puppet
4 16 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.92%) Packer
6 8 (3.03%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.52%) Nagios
7 4 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.76%) Kibana
9 2 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.98%) Google
3 28 (10.61%) VMware
4 23 (8.71%) Oracle
5 21 (7.95%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.41%) Splunk
7 8 (3.03%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.27%) Avaya
8 6 (2.27%) Citrix
8 6 (2.27%) SAP
8 6 (2.27%) Tableau
9 5 (1.89%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.52%) Apple
10 4 (1.52%) Cisco
10 4 (1.52%) Dell
10 4 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (1.52%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.52%) Freshdesk
10 4 (1.52%) Nexenta
11 3 (1.14%) Cognos