Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +11
Permanent jobs citing AWS 87 158 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 7.18% 9.77% 9.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.05% 34.13% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 83 132 133
10th Percentile £35,700 £31,280 £26,749
25th Percentile £39,000 £36,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £54,844
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £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 482 463 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.77% 28.63% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 404 383 370
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,749
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,625 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
75th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,875
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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +3 82 £55,000 +22.22% 24
North Wales -4 4 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Wales -7 1 £73,000 +73.81% 4
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 52 (59.77%) Azure
2 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.08%) Scrum
4 33 (37.93%) DevOps
5 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
5 25 (28.74%) Docker
6 24 (27.59%) Kubernetes
7 23 (26.44%) .NET
8 22 (25.29%) Linux
8 22 (25.29%) Python
9 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.69%) Kanban
11 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
11 17 (19.54%) Terraform
12 16 (18.39%) C#
13 15 (17.24%) Windows
14 14 (16.09%) .NET Core
15 12 (13.79%) Migration
15 12 (13.79%) TypeScript
15 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (13.79%) Microservices
15 12 (13.79%) PaaS
16 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (12.64%) MySQL
16 11 (12.64%) IIS
16 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
17 10 (11.49%) Java
17 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
17 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering

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 11 (12.64%) IIS
2 6 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.30%) Confluence
4 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (59.77%) Azure
2 12 (13.79%) PaaS
3 10 (11.49%) GCP
4 9 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (5.75%) Serverless
7 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.30%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.30%) SaaS
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.15%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (1.15%) IaaS
9 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
2 3 (3.45%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) Network Security
2 3 (3.45%) Skype
2 3 (3.45%) VoIP
2 3 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MySQL
2 6 (6.90%) Big Data
2 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.30%) Power BI
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.15%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.15%) Delta Lake
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.30%) git-flow
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.15%) Spinnaker
4 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.20%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Lead Developer
4 13 (14.94%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Lead .NET Developer
7 10 (11.49%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (11.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Django Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 3 (3.45%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) .NET
2 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
3 14 (16.09%) .NET Core
4 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.49%) React
7 7 (8.05%) Django
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.75%) Kafka
8 5 (5.75%) Web Services
9 4 (4.60%) Node.js
10 3 (3.45%) GraphQL
11 2 (2.30%) Apollo GraphQL
11 2 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (2.30%) CGI
11 2 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (2.30%) REST
11 2 (2.30%) Spring
11 2 (2.30%) STL
11 2 (2.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.30%) Unix
7 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) Scrum
3 33 (37.93%) DevOps
4 18 (20.69%) Kanban
5 12 (13.79%) Microservices
5 12 (13.79%) Migration
6 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.49%) SDLC
7 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) Analytics
11 6 (6.90%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.90%) Data Pipeline
12 5 (5.75%) BDD
12 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.75%) ITIL
12 5 (5.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) Python
2 16 (18.39%) C#
3 12 (13.79%) TypeScript
4 10 (11.49%) Java
4 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.20%) SQL
6 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.90%) PHP
7 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.15%) ES6
10 1 (1.15%) Go
10 1 (1.15%) Java 8
10 1 (1.15%) R
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) MCITP
2 3 (3.45%) MCP
2 3 (3.45%) MCSA
2 3 (3.45%) MCSE
2 3 (3.45%) MCTS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.74%) Docker
2 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.30%) Firmware
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (27.59%) Kubernetes
2 17 (19.54%) Terraform
3 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (11.49%) Puppet
5 5 (5.75%) Ansible
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.45%) SCCM
6 3 (3.45%) SCOM
6 3 (3.45%) WSUS
7 2 (2.30%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (2.30%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco
2 6 (6.90%) VMware
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) Google
5 3 (3.45%) Acme Packet
5 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.45%) GENBAND
5 3 (3.45%) Juniper
5 3 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (3.45%) Sonus
6 2 (2.30%) Remedy