Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +49
Permanent jobs citing AWS 153 206 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.06% 10.41% 8.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.19% 45.58% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 134 185 151
Wales median annual salary £43,875 £49,039 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,405 £32,000
90th Percentile £63,375 £67,500 £57,946
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 461 452 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.29% 22.85% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 394 386 352
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,575 £23,838 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,625 £64,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -15 111 £45,000 -10.00% 32
West Wales -2 25 £34,500 +1.67% 5
North Wales +8 11 £21,750 -48.21%
Mid Wales - 6 £55,000 - 3
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 88 (57.52%) Azure
2 79 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (32.68%) Windows
4 43 (28.10%) Linux
5 42 (27.45%) Java
6 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
7 36 (23.53%) Python
8 35 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 34 (22.22%) SQL
9 34 (22.22%) GCP
10 32 (20.92%) DevOps
10 32 (20.92%) Scrum
11 30 (19.61%) Active Directory
12 28 (18.30%) Google
13 26 (16.99%) Git (software)
14 22 (14.38%) Analytics
14 22 (14.38%) Ansible
15 21 (13.73%) Windows Server
15 21 (13.73%) AngularJS
15 21 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (13.73%) JIRA
16 20 (13.07%) VMware
17 19 (12.42%) Finance
17 19 (12.42%) SAP
17 19 (12.42%) PowerShell
17 19 (12.42%) Docker
17 19 (12.42%) Microservices
18 18 (11.76%) Terraform
18 18 (11.76%) Network Security

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 (5.88%) JBoss
1 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.58%) Confluence
3 5 (3.27%) Apache
3 5 (3.27%) nginx
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.61%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.31%) Jetty
6 2 (1.31%) Mule
6 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 88 (57.52%) Azure
2 34 (22.22%) GCP
3 11 (7.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (6.54%) Office 365
5 9 (5.88%) GitHub
6 8 (5.23%) Serverless
7 7 (4.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.61%) IaaS
8 4 (2.61%) SaaS
9 3 (1.96%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.96%) Apigee
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.31%) PaaS
10 2 (1.31%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.76%) Firewall
1 18 (11.76%) Network Security
2 13 (8.50%) DNS
3 11 (7.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.54%) Internet
5 8 (5.23%) HTTP
6 6 (3.92%) HTTPS
6 6 (3.92%) SMTP
7 5 (3.27%) DHCP
7 5 (3.27%) LAN
7 5 (3.27%) WAN
8 4 (2.61%) SAN
9 1 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) MySQL
1 13 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.31%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.31%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.31%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.31%) Power BI
7 2 (1.31%) QlikView
7 2 (1.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.31%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 26 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.73%) JIRA
3 16 (10.46%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.19%) Bitbucket
5 10 (6.54%) Selenium
6 9 (5.88%) Subversion
7 7 (4.58%) Maven
8 6 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.92%) JUnit
9 5 (3.27%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.61%) Ant
10 4 (2.61%) Liquibase
11 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.31%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.31%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.65%) Mocha
13 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (12.42%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Automotive
3 8 (5.23%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 5 (3.27%) Advertising
6 3 (1.96%) Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Environmental Health
6 3 (1.96%) Marketing
6 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.31%) Electronics
7 2 (1.31%) Local Government
7 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.41%) Developer
2 20 (13.07%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.15%) Administrator
5 13 (8.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) IT Administrator
5 13 (8.50%) Network Administrator
6 11 (7.19%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.23%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.58%) IT Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (4.58%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Analyst
9 6 (3.92%) Architect
9 6 (3.92%) Online Project Manager
9 6 (3.92%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.73%) AngularJS
2 18 (11.76%) .NET
3 17 (11.11%) JSON
3 17 (11.11%) REST
4 16 (10.46%) Hibernate
4 16 (10.46%) Spring
5 15 (9.80%) HTML
6 14 (9.15%) React
7 13 (8.50%) CSS
8 11 (7.19%) Web Services
9 10 (6.54%) jQuery
10 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 9 (5.88%) J2EE
11 8 (5.23%) Node.js
11 8 (5.23%) RESTful
12 7 (4.58%) EJB
12 7 (4.58%) JMS
12 7 (4.58%) LAMP
12 7 (4.58%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) User Experience
2 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.61%) Clustering
7 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.31%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.65%) Replication
10 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 43 (28.10%) Linux
3 21 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.88%) CentOS
5 8 (5.23%) Unix
6 3 (1.96%) Android
6 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.31%) Fedora
7 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Debian
8 1 (0.65%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (20.92%) DevOps
3 32 (20.92%) Scrum
4 22 (14.38%) Analytics
5 21 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.42%) Microservices
7 18 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (11.11%) Migration
9 15 (9.80%) Data Security
9 15 (9.80%) ITIL
10 13 (8.50%) Business Continuity
10 13 (8.50%) Data Analysis
10 13 (8.50%) Data Protection
10 13 (8.50%) DNA
10 13 (8.50%) Innovative Thinking
10 13 (8.50%) Predictive Analytics
11 12 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.45%) Java
2 36 (23.53%) Python
3 34 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 34 (22.22%) SQL
4 19 (12.42%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.50%) C#
5 13 (8.50%) Go
5 13 (8.50%) PHP
6 10 (6.54%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.92%) Ruby
8 4 (2.61%) C++
8 4 (2.61%) Java 8
8 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.31%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) Clojure
10 1 (0.65%) Erlang
10 1 (0.65%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) AWS Certification
2 6 (3.92%) Degree
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) RHCE
6 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) GDPR
2 6 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.96%) COBIT
4 2 (1.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.42%) Docker
3 13 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) KVM
6 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (14.38%) Ansible
2 18 (11.76%) Terraform
3 16 (10.46%) Kubernetes
4 14 (9.15%) Puppet
5 10 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.27%) cPanel
6 5 (3.27%) Mesos
6 5 (3.27%) Plesk
7 4 (2.61%) Salt
8 2 (1.31%) Grafana
8 2 (1.31%) Istio
8 2 (1.31%) Kibana
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.65%) Nessus
9 1 (0.65%) Nmap
9 1 (0.65%) QRadar
9 1 (0.65%) vRealize
9 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.30%) Google
3 20 (13.07%) VMware
4 19 (12.42%) SAP
5 16 (10.46%) Oracle
6 12 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.58%) IBM
8 6 (3.92%) ATG
8 6 (3.92%) hybris
9 5 (3.27%) Rapid7
10 3 (1.96%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.96%) Cisco
10 3 (1.96%) Dell
10 3 (1.96%) NetApp
10 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.96%) Remedy
10 3 (1.96%) Scality
10 3 (1.96%) Veeam
10 3 (1.96%) WSO2
11 2 (1.31%) Cognos