Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 11 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +46
Permanent jobs citing AWS 164 257 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.41% 12.85% 7.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.09% 50.20% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 146 227 147
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £49,039 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% - +20.34%
10th Percentile £32,375 £29,405 £29,405
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,946
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 511 512 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.22% 25.60% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 428 445 411
Wales median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,350 £25,200 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS in Wales

AWS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for AWS in Wales

AWS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in Wales over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 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 -10 129 £45,000 -14.29% 41
West Wales -14 17 £42,000 +23.77% 3
North Wales +1 10 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Mid Wales +15 8 £55,000 +52.78% 2
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 96 (58.54%) Azure
2 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (28.66%) Linux
4 45 (27.44%) Windows
5 44 (26.83%) SQL
6 41 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 41 (25.00%) GCP
7 36 (21.95%) DevOps
7 36 (21.95%) Python
8 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
8 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
8 33 (20.12%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (18.90%) Java
10 30 (18.29%) Google
11 29 (17.68%) Finance
12 27 (16.46%) Scrum
13 25 (15.24%) VMware
13 25 (15.24%) AngularJS
14 24 (14.63%) Docker
14 24 (14.63%) JIRA
15 23 (14.02%) MySQL
15 23 (14.02%) Active Directory
16 21 (12.80%) Kubernetes
16 21 (12.80%) Ansible
16 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (12.80%) REST
17 20 (12.20%) Bash Shell
17 20 (12.20%) PowerShell
17 20 (12.20%) Windows Server
18 19 (11.59%) Microservices

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 9 (5.49%) Confluence
2 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.27%) IIS
3 7 (4.27%) JBoss
3 7 (4.27%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.22%) Mule
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 96 (58.54%) Azure
2 41 (25.00%) GCP
3 17 (10.37%) Office 365
4 12 (7.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 12 (7.32%) Serverless
5 9 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.88%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.66%) GitHub
8 5 (3.05%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.44%) IaaS
9 4 (2.44%) PaaS
9 4 (2.44%) SaaS
10 3 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.83%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.22%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) Firewall
2 17 (10.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.54%) LAN
3 14 (8.54%) WAN
4 12 (7.32%) DNS
5 11 (6.71%) DHCP
6 10 (6.10%) Network Security
7 8 (4.88%) VPN
8 7 (4.27%) WLAN
9 6 (3.66%) SAN
10 4 (2.44%) HTTP
10 4 (2.44%) Internet
11 2 (1.22%) Wireless
11 2 (1.22%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.61%) Broadband
12 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.61%) MPLS
12 1 (0.61%) SMTP
12 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) MySQL
2 16 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.71%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.88%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.83%) Big Data
8 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.22%) QlikView
9 2 (1.22%) Riak
9 2 (1.22%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.22%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.63%) JIRA
3 13 (7.93%) Bitbucket
4 11 (6.71%) Subversion
5 9 (5.49%) Maven
6 7 (4.27%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.27%) JUnit
6 7 (4.27%) Selenium
7 5 (3.05%) Ant
7 5 (3.05%) Liquibase
8 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.22%) Burp Suite
9 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (17.68%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.66%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Advertising
5 4 (2.44%) Environmental Health
6 3 (1.83%) Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Automotive
7 2 (1.22%) Electronics
7 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Developer
2 22 (13.41%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) Software Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.88%) Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Consultant
11 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.27%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Online Project Manager
13 5 (3.05%) .NET Developer
13 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.24%) AngularJS
2 21 (12.80%) REST
3 18 (10.98%) Hibernate
3 18 (10.98%) Spring
4 16 (9.76%) Web Services
5 14 (8.54%) HTML
5 14 (8.54%) JSON
6 13 (7.93%) CSS
7 12 (7.32%) React
8 11 (6.71%) .NET
9 10 (6.10%) Node.js
10 9 (5.49%) J2EE
10 9 (5.49%) RESTful
11 8 (4.88%) SOAP
12 7 (4.27%) EJB
12 7 (4.27%) JMS
12 7 (4.27%) jQuery
12 7 (4.27%) Laravel
12 7 (4.27%) XML
13 6 (3.66%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) User Experience
2 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.10%) Replication
3 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.27%) Clustering
5 4 (2.44%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.83%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
8 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.66%) Linux
2 45 (27.44%) Windows
3 20 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.05%) CentOS
5 5 (3.05%) Kali Linux
6 4 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.44%) Unix
7 3 (1.83%) Android
7 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.95%) DevOps
3 33 (20.12%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (16.46%) Scrum
5 19 (11.59%) Microservices
6 18 (10.98%) ITIL
7 16 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.93%) Migration
9 12 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 12 (7.32%) SDLC
9 12 (7.32%) Web Development
10 11 (6.71%) Information Security
11 10 (6.10%) Fintech
12 9 (5.49%) Change Control
12 9 (5.49%) Mobile Development
12 9 (5.49%) Project Management
12 9 (5.49%) Software Deployment
12 9 (5.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.83%) SQL
2 36 (21.95%) Python
3 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
4 31 (18.90%) Java
5 20 (12.20%) Bash Shell
5 20 (12.20%) PowerShell
6 19 (11.59%) C#
7 10 (6.10%) PHP
8 6 (3.66%) Go
9 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.44%) Java 8
11 3 (1.83%) C
12 2 (1.22%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.61%) Elixir
13 1 (0.61%) Perl
13 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.71%) Degree
3 9 (5.49%) AWS Certification
4 8 (4.88%) MCSE
5 7 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.27%) MCSA
6 4 (2.44%) CISSP
7 3 (1.83%) RHCE
8 2 (1.22%) CISM
8 2 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.61%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) CCNP
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.61%) MBA
9 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.59%) SLA
2 9 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.66%) GDPR
4 6 (3.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (14.63%) Docker
2 23 (14.02%) Active Directory
3 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.54%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (12.80%) Ansible
1 21 (12.80%) Kubernetes
2 18 (10.98%) Terraform
3 11 (6.71%) Puppet
4 4 (2.44%) Mesos
4 4 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.83%) Nmap
5 3 (1.83%) WSUS
6 2 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.22%) Istio
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.61%) Nessus
7 1 (0.61%) QRadar
7 1 (0.61%) Rancher
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.61%) vRealize
7 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.29%) Google
3 25 (15.24%) VMware
4 18 (10.98%) SAP
5 16 (9.76%) Oracle
6 14 (8.54%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (7.93%) Veeam
8 7 (4.27%) IBM
9 6 (3.66%) ATG
9 6 (3.66%) Dell
9 6 (3.66%) hybris
10 5 (3.05%) Cisco
11 4 (2.44%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.44%) AlienVault
11 4 (2.44%) Citrix
11 4 (2.44%) NetApp
11 4 (2.44%) Rapid7
11 4 (2.44%) Remedy
11 4 (2.44%) Scality
11 4 (2.44%) Splunk