Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 21 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +25
Permanent jobs citing AWS 88 173 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 7.96% 9.43% 13.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.95% 33.92% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 117 168 220
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £29,339
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
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 441 510 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.91% 27.81% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 371 432 414
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,188 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +5 79 £55,000 +15.79% 25
West Wales +1 5 £46,250 +10.12% 4
North Wales -5 4 £45,000 +5.88% 6
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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 45 (51.14%) Azure
2 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Scrum
4 34 (38.64%) Docker
5 32 (36.36%) DevOps
6 27 (30.68%) Kubernetes
7 26 (29.55%) Linux
8 24 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 21 (23.86%) .NET
10 20 (22.73%) Terraform
11 19 (21.59%) Migration
11 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (20.45%) Python
12 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 18 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (19.32%) Puppet
13 17 (19.32%) Kanban
14 16 (18.18%) Microservices
14 16 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
15 15 (17.05%) C#
15 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.91%) Windows
17 13 (14.77%) Java
17 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.64%) MySQL
19 11 (12.50%) .NET Core
20 10 (11.36%) React
20 10 (11.36%) TypeScript
20 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API

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 10 (11.36%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.41%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (51.14%) Azure
2 18 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (9.09%) GCP
3 8 (9.09%) PaaS
4 6 (6.82%) Serverless
5 5 (5.68%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.27%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.55%) Big Data
5 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.27%) Power BI
6 2 (2.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.27%) git-flow
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) JUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.27%) Finance
1 2 (2.27%) Legal
1 2 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.14%) Games
2 1 (1.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
4 16 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Lead Developer
6 11 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Lead .NET Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Django Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.41%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Azure Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
11 3 (3.41%) Node.js Developer
12 2 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) .NET
2 18 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 11 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (11.36%) React
5 9 (10.23%) Web Services
6 8 (9.09%) Django
7 6 (6.82%) Node.js
8 5 (5.68%) Kafka
8 5 (5.68%) Spring
9 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (4.55%) STL
10 2 (2.27%) Apollo GraphQL
10 2 (2.27%) CGI
10 2 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (2.27%) GraphQL
10 2 (2.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) CentOS
6 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.91%) Scrum
3 32 (36.36%) DevOps
4 19 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (21.59%) Migration
5 17 (19.32%) Kanban
6 16 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (18.18%) Microservices
7 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.09%) SDLC
9 7 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.82%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.82%) TDD
11 5 (5.68%) BDD
11 5 (5.68%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) Python
2 15 (17.05%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) Java
4 10 (11.36%) TypeScript
5 9 (10.23%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.95%) C++
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 5 (5.68%) Go
9 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.55%) SQL
10 2 (2.27%) C
10 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 2 (2.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.14%) ES6
11 1 (1.14%) Java 8
11 1 (1.14%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
1 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (38.64%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (30.68%) Kubernetes
2 20 (22.73%) Terraform
3 17 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (19.32%) Puppet
4 5 (5.68%) Ansible
5 2 (2.27%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (2.27%) Mesos
5 2 (2.27%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco
3 2 (2.27%) Google
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (1.14%) Xamarin