Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 20 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +15
Permanent jobs citing AWS 95 169 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.63% 8.79% 12.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.82% 34.00% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 156 248
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -3.14%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £29,405
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 368 497 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.94% 25.86% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 335 415 449
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,850 £26,505 £24,900
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Wales

AWS
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in Wales.

Salary trend for AWS in Wales

AWS
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in Wales

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 AWS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
South Wales +15 84 £50,000 +11.11% 26
West Wales +3 6 £28,750 -31.55%
North Wales +6 1 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Mid Wales -7 1 £55,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for AWS.

1 47 (49.47%) Azure
2 39 (41.05%) DevOps
3 38 (40.00%) Docker
4 36 (37.89%) Kubernetes
5 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (27.37%) GCP
7 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
8 22 (23.16%) Linux
9 19 (20.00%) Scrum
10 18 (18.95%) Python
11 16 (16.84%) SQL
11 16 (16.84%) Windows
11 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 14 (14.74%) Terraform
14 13 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (13.68%) Web Services
15 12 (12.63%) Google
15 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
16 11 (11.58%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (11.58%) Microservices
16 11 (11.58%) .NET
16 11 (11.58%) Java
16 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
16 11 (11.58%) Migration
17 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
17 10 (10.53%) MySQL
17 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (10.53%) Puppet
18 9 (9.47%) Deployment Automation

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 4 (4.21%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.21%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 47 (49.47%) Azure
2 26 (27.37%) GCP
3 11 (11.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.37%) Office 365
4 7 (7.37%) PaaS
5 5 (5.26%) Logic Apps
6 4 (4.21%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.16%) OpenShift
7 3 (3.16%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (1.05%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) DNS
1 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.26%) DKIM
2 5 (5.26%) DMARC
2 5 (5.26%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) HTTP
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) MySQL
2 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (5.26%) Big Data
4 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.16%) Power BI
6 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.16%) Tableau
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.11%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.11%) DB2
7 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.32%) Spinnaker
5 5 (5.26%) Metasploit
6 3 (3.16%) JIRA
7 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.05%) JUnit
8 1 (1.05%) Maven
8 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.05%) Selenium
8 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.05%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.11%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (31.58%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (16.84%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Data Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) AWS Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Azure Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) Web Services
2 11 (11.58%) .NET
3 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.42%) React
4 5 (5.26%) Django
4 5 (5.26%) Kafka
4 5 (5.26%) Node.js
5 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (3.16%) .NET Core
6 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.16%) Spring
6 3 (3.16%) STL
7 2 (2.11%) Flask
8 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.05%) Laravel
8 1 (1.05%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.05%) Swagger
8 1 (1.05%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
1 6 (6.32%) User Experience
2 5 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (4.21%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) Kali Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) CentOS
6 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) DevOps
2 31 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.00%) Scrum
4 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
6 11 (11.58%) Microservices
6 11 (11.58%) Migration
7 10 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.47%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (9.47%) Machine Learning
9 8 (8.42%) Analytics
9 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (8.42%) Kanban
10 7 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.26%) Cyber Intelligence
12 5 (5.26%) Purple Team
12 5 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) Python
2 16 (16.84%) SQL
3 11 (11.58%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) C#
5 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.32%) C++
7 6 (6.32%) PHP
8 5 (5.26%) Go
8 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.16%) R
11 2 (2.11%) C
12 1 (1.05%) Perl
12 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) AWS Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CREST Certified
3 5 (5.26%) GCIA
3 5 (5.26%) GCIH
3 5 (5.26%) SANS
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.05%) PhD
6 1 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (40.00%) Docker
2 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.26%) Snort
4 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (37.89%) Kubernetes
2 14 (14.74%) Terraform
3 13 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (10.53%) Puppet
5 4 (4.21%) Ansible
6 2 (2.11%) Kubeflow
6 2 (2.11%) Mesos
6 2 (2.11%) SCCM
7 1 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Google
2 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) VMware
4 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) EMC
6 1 (1.05%) Xamarin