Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +8
Permanent jobs citing AWS 109 152 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 14.17% 8.06% 10.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.15% 33.41% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 97 137 201
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £30,200 £27,500 £29,405
90th Percentile £68,500 £63,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 339 455 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.08% 24.14% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 295 390 385
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,500 £23,820
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £64,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +18 90 £50,000 +11.11% 27
West Wales -9 9 £38,750 +12.32% 3
North Wales +9 5 £60,000 +175.86% 4
Mid Wales -1 1 £55,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 70 (64.22%) Azure
2 37 (33.94%) DevOps
2 37 (33.94%) Kubernetes
3 31 (28.44%) SQL
3 31 (28.44%) Docker
4 29 (26.61%) Windows
5 27 (24.77%) Linux
5 27 (24.77%) GCP
6 24 (22.02%) Web Services
6 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
7 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (20.18%) Test Automation
8 21 (19.27%) Python
9 19 (17.43%) Active Directory
9 19 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (16.51%) Analytics
11 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
12 16 (14.68%) Office 365
12 16 (14.68%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.68%) Bash Shell
12 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
12 16 (14.68%) DNS
12 16 (14.68%) VMware
13 15 (13.76%) Finance
13 15 (13.76%) Java
13 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure as Code
14 14 (12.84%) Purple Team
14 14 (12.84%) Logic Apps
14 14 (12.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (12.84%) Kali Linux

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 6 (5.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 70 (64.22%) Azure
2 27 (24.77%) GCP
3 16 (14.68%) Office 365
4 14 (12.84%) Logic Apps
5 9 (8.26%) PaaS
6 7 (6.42%) SaaS
7 5 (4.59%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.67%) IaaS
9 3 (2.75%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.92%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) DNS
1 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.84%) DKIM
2 14 (12.84%) DMARC
2 14 (12.84%) Firewall
2 14 (12.84%) Wireshark
3 7 (6.42%) Internet
4 3 (2.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.26%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.34%) MySQL
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.50%) Big Data
5 6 (5.50%) DB2
6 5 (4.59%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.75%) Power BI
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.83%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.68%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.84%) Metasploit
4 7 (6.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.50%) JUnit
5 6 (5.50%) Spinnaker
6 4 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.83%) JIRA
7 2 (1.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.92%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.92%) Hudson
8 1 (0.92%) JMeter
8 1 (0.92%) Maven
8 1 (0.92%) Postman
8 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (13.76%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.59%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Developer
2 14 (12.84%) Analyst
2 14 (12.84%) Security Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Azure Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Lead Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Administrator
7 7 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Data Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Account Manager
8 4 (3.67%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) Web Services
2 8 (7.34%) Spring
3 6 (5.50%) Spring Boot
4 5 (4.59%) Dropwizard
4 5 (4.59%) Kafka
4 5 (4.59%) React
4 5 (4.59%) REST
4 5 (4.59%) SOAP
5 4 (3.67%) .NET
5 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.67%) Node.js
6 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.92%) Django
6 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) JSON
6 1 (0.92%) LAMP
6 1 (0.92%) Laravel
6 1 (0.92%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Cyberthreat
1 14 (12.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Windows
2 27 (24.77%) Linux
3 14 (12.84%) Kali Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.75%) Android
5 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) DevOps
2 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) Test Automation
3 19 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (16.51%) Analytics
5 15 (13.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (12.84%) Cyber Intelligence
6 14 (12.84%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 14 (12.84%) Data Privacy
6 14 (12.84%) Database Security
6 14 (12.84%) Information Security
6 14 (12.84%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 14 (12.84%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (12.84%) Purple Team
6 14 (12.84%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (12.84%) Security Operations
6 14 (12.84%) Security Testing
6 14 (12.84%) SIEM
6 14 (12.84%) Threat Intelligence
6 14 (12.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) SQL
2 21 (19.27%) Python
3 16 (14.68%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.76%) Java
5 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.34%) C#
8 7 (6.42%) Go
9 5 (4.59%) Java 8
10 3 (2.75%) R
11 2 (1.83%) C
11 2 (1.83%) C++
11 2 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.92%) Ruby
12 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) CREST Certified
1 14 (12.84%) GCIA
1 14 (12.84%) GCIH
1 14 (12.84%) SANS
2 9 (8.26%) Degree
3 6 (5.50%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.92%) PhD
7 1 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 31 (28.44%) Docker
2 19 (17.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.84%) Snort
4 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (33.94%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.09%) Ansible
3 7 (6.42%) SCCM
4 6 (5.50%) Terraform
5 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.83%) Kubeflow
6 2 (1.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) VMware
3 12 (11.01%) Google
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco
5 4 (3.67%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (3.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.67%) Veeam
6 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Tableau
7 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix
7 1 (0.92%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.92%) EMC
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle
7 1 (0.92%) Spotify
7 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.92%) Xamarin