Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing AWS 154 130 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.57% 7.34% 9.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.56% 31.18% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 131 111 170
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,500 £29,405
90th Percentile £69,750 £67,500 £65,125
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 410 417 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 33.47% 23.56% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 338 353 344
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,105
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.26% +0.26%
10th Percentile £29,700 £26,250 £24,248
90th Percentile £62,780 £57,500 £57,946
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +26 134 £48,000 +1.05% 31
West Wales -14 9 £37,500 -
North Wales -5 4 - - 3
Mid Wales - 1 £55,000 -
AWS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 100 (64.94%) Azure
2 55 (35.71%) SQL
3 50 (32.47%) DevOps
4 48 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (27.92%) Kubernetes
6 39 (25.32%) GCP
7 38 (24.68%) Microsoft
8 37 (24.03%) Docker
9 36 (23.38%) Web Services
10 34 (22.08%) Windows
10 34 (22.08%) Linux
11 29 (18.83%) Finance
12 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
13 24 (15.58%) JavaScript
13 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
14 23 (14.94%) Java
14 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
14 23 (14.94%) Jenkins
15 22 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 22 (14.29%) Python
16 19 (12.34%) VMware
16 19 (12.34%) Bash Shell
16 19 (12.34%) Analytics
16 19 (12.34%) Cybersecurity
17 18 (11.69%) Infrastructure as Code
17 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
17 18 (11.69%) DNS
17 18 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
18 17 (11.04%) AngularJS

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 (3.90%) Confluence
1 6 (3.90%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.95%) Apache
3 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.30%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (64.94%) Azure
2 39 (25.32%) GCP
3 16 (10.39%) Office 365
4 14 (9.09%) Logic Apps
5 13 (8.44%) SaaS
6 12 (7.79%) PaaS
7 9 (5.84%) IaaS
8 8 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (5.19%) OpenShift
9 7 (4.55%) Serverless
10 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
11 4 (2.60%) Firebase
12 3 (1.95%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.95%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.95%) Power Platform
13 2 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (1.30%) AWS IoT
13 2 (1.30%) GitHub
14 1 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
14 1 (0.65%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.69%) DNS
1 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.74%) Firewall
3 14 (9.09%) DKIM
3 14 (9.09%) DMARC
3 14 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 8 (5.19%) Internet
5 5 (3.25%) SAN
6 2 (1.30%) DHCP
6 2 (1.30%) MQTT
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) VLAN
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
2 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.84%) MySQL
6 9 (5.84%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.19%) DB2
8 7 (4.55%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.25%) Big Data
11 3 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.95%) Power BI
11 3 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.30%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (1.30%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.09%) Metasploit
4 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.90%) JIRA
4 6 (3.90%) JUnit
4 6 (3.90%) Maven
5 5 (3.25%) SonarQube
5 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.60%) Spinnaker
7 3 (1.95%) GitLab
7 3 (1.95%) Selenium
8 2 (1.30%) Mocha
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.30%) Subversion
9 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 14 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.90%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.60%) Advertising
4 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 4 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (36.36%) Developer
2 18 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.74%) Analyst
4 14 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 13 (8.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Administrator
8 9 (5.84%) Azure Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.55%) Architect
10 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.25%) Data Engineer
12 5 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.38%) Web Services
2 17 (11.04%) AngularJS
3 14 (9.09%) Node.js
4 12 (7.79%) Spring
5 10 (6.49%) Spring Boot
6 9 (5.84%) React
6 9 (5.84%) REST
7 8 (5.19%) .NET
7 8 (5.19%) JSON
8 7 (4.55%) SOAP
9 6 (3.90%) CSS
9 6 (3.90%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.90%) HTML
10 5 (3.25%) Dropwizard
10 5 (3.25%) JDBC
10 5 (3.25%) React Native
10 5 (3.25%) XML
11 4 (2.60%) Express
11 4 (2.60%) GraphQL
11 4 (2.60%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (7.14%) Cloud Native
4 10 (6.49%) User Experience
5 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Linux
1 34 (22.08%) Windows
2 14 (9.09%) Kali Linux
3 7 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.25%) Unix
5 3 (1.95%) Android
5 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.47%) DevOps
2 48 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (12.34%) Analytics
4 19 (12.34%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.69%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (9.74%) Microservices
6 15 (9.74%) Security Operations
7 14 (9.09%) Cyber Intelligence
7 14 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 14 (9.09%) Data Privacy
7 14 (9.09%) Database Security
7 14 (9.09%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 14 (9.09%) Purple Team
7 14 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 14 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 14 (9.09%) SIEM
7 14 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
7 14 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.71%) SQL
2 24 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.94%) Java
4 22 (14.29%) Python
5 19 (12.34%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.09%) C#
7 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.49%) Go
9 7 (4.55%) Java 8
10 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.60%) XPath
12 3 (1.95%) PHP
13 2 (1.30%) C
13 2 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.30%) Ruby
13 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.65%) C++
14 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.65%) R
14 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) CREST Certified
1 14 (9.09%) GCIA
1 14 (9.09%) GCIH
1 14 (9.09%) SANS
2 7 (4.55%) Degree
3 6 (3.90%) AWS Certification
3 6 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.25%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.95%) MCSA
7 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
4 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 37 (24.03%) Docker
2 24 (15.58%) Active Directory
3 15 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (9.09%) Snort
5 3 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.65%) Squid
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (27.92%) Kubernetes
2 16 (10.39%) Ansible
3 14 (9.09%) Terraform
4 7 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.55%) SCCM
5 6 (3.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.30%) Grafana
6 2 (1.30%) Kubeflow
6 2 (1.30%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.65%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.34%) VMware
3 14 (9.09%) Google
4 9 (5.84%) Tableau
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco
5 5 (3.25%) SAP
6 4 (2.60%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (2.60%) Fortinet
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle
6 4 (2.60%) Veeam
7 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.95%) IBM
7 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.30%) Birst
8 2 (1.30%) Citrix
8 2 (1.30%) RedGate
8 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.30%) Splunk
9 1 (0.65%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft