Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 89 173
Rank change year-on-year +25 +84 +89
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 385 317 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.92% 3.07% 1.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.53% 26.82% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 265 248 123
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +27.06% +7.94%
10th Percentile £29,375 £33,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,125 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Amazon 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,636 1,182 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.66% 11.45% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 905 738
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Amazon AWS in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Amazon AWS in the West Midlands

Amazon AWS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Birmingham +38 188 £55,000 -12.00% 25
Coventry -25 51 £56,000 -2.61% 15
Warwickshire +4 49 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Staffordshire +17 26 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Shropshire +24 24 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Worcestershire +11 8 £42,500 +91.01% 2
Solihull -9 6 £52,500 +42.86% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -19 1 £23,000 - 4
Walsall - 1 £42,500 -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Amazon 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 262 (68.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 108 (28.05%) Java
4 96 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (24.68%) Microsoft
6 94 (24.42%) SQL
7 81 (21.04%) Data Centre
8 80 (20.78%) VMware
9 78 (20.26%) PHP
9 78 (20.26%) Python
10 77 (20.00%) Linux
10 77 (20.00%) Docker
11 73 (18.96%) ITIL
12 71 (18.44%) Google
13 70 (18.18%) Service Delivery
14 67 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 66 (17.14%) MySQL
16 64 (16.62%) Web Services
16 64 (16.62%) Git (software)
17 63 (16.36%) DevOps
18 62 (16.10%) SQL Server
19 61 (15.84%) Presales
20 58 (15.06%) CSS
21 57 (14.81%) Oracle
22 54 (14.03%) Public Cloud
23 53 (13.77%) PaaS
24 51 (13.25%) MongoDB
24 51 (13.25%) Line Management
25 50 (12.99%) IaaS
25 50 (12.99%) Node.js

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 29 (7.53%) JBoss
2 24 (6.23%) OpenStack
3 19 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.42%) Apache
4 17 (4.42%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.90%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.64%) nginx
7 13 (3.38%) CMS
8 9 (2.34%) Drupal
8 9 (2.34%) IIS
8 9 (2.34%) WordPress
9 6 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.30%) Confluence
11 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.78%) SAS
11 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.78%) Magento
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 262 (68.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (13.77%) PaaS
3 50 (12.99%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (12.99%) IaaS
4 44 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 39 (10.13%) Office 365
6 36 (9.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (6.49%) GitHub
7 25 (6.49%) SaaS
8 23 (5.97%) Serverless
9 21 (5.45%) Amazon S3
9 21 (5.45%) IBM Cloud
10 18 (4.68%) Bluemix
11 16 (4.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (3.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (2.34%) Datadog
15 8 (2.08%) Google Analytics
16 7 (1.82%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.69%) Firewall
2 41 (10.65%) VPN
3 18 (4.68%) WAN
4 15 (3.90%) HTTP
5 13 (3.38%) Internet
6 12 (3.12%) SNMP
6 12 (3.12%) SSH
7 11 (2.86%) DNS
8 10 (2.60%) LAN
9 9 (2.34%) 802.11
10 5 (1.30%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (1.30%) MPLS
10 5 (1.30%) OSPF
10 5 (1.30%) SAN
10 5 (1.30%) TACACS
10 5 (1.30%) VLAN
10 5 (1.30%) Wireless
11 4 (1.04%) Network Security
12 3 (0.78%) SMTP
12 3 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.14%) MySQL
2 62 (16.10%) SQL Server
3 51 (13.25%) MongoDB
4 41 (10.65%) NoSQL
5 25 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (5.71%) Big Data
7 13 (3.38%) CouchDB
7 13 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.12%) Redis
8 12 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (2.34%) DB2
10 9 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.08%) BigQuery
11 8 (2.08%) Bigtable
12 7 (1.82%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 64 (16.62%) Git (software)
2 48 (12.47%) Jenkins
3 31 (8.05%) Visual Studio
4 25 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (5.71%) Bitbucket
6 21 (5.45%) Subversion
7 18 (4.68%) Maven
7 18 (4.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (4.16%) JIRA
9 15 (3.90%) Vagrant
10 14 (3.64%) JSUnit
11 13 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.86%) JUnit
13 9 (2.34%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.08%) GoCD
15 7 (1.82%) Codeship
15 7 (1.82%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.82%) JBehave
15 7 (1.82%) PHPUnit
15 7 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (10.39%) Finance
2 24 (6.23%) Banking
3 18 (4.68%) Marketing
3 18 (4.68%) Retail
4 15 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.82%) Electronics
6 7 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Legal
7 4 (1.04%) Publishing
8 3 (0.78%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 120 (31.17%) Developer
2 64 (16.62%) Architect
3 42 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.87%) PHP Developer
5 34 (8.83%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (7.53%) Consultant
8 25 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
9 24 (6.23%) Technical Specialist
10 23 (5.97%) Technical Manager
11 22 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.19%) Service Manager
12 20 (5.19%) Technical Services Manager
13 16 (4.16%) Applications Developer
13 16 (4.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 15 (3.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.90%) Technical Architect
15 14 (3.64%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.64%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (16.62%) Web Services
2 58 (15.06%) CSS
3 50 (12.99%) Node.js
4 49 (12.73%) HTML
5 40 (10.39%) AngularJS
6 36 (9.35%) Spring
7 34 (8.83%) .NET
7 34 (8.83%) RESTful
8 31 (8.05%) REST
9 29 (7.53%) LAMP
10 24 (6.23%) Hibernate
11 23 (5.97%) jQuery
11 23 (5.97%) SOAP
12 22 (5.71%) XML
13 20 (5.19%) Laravel
14 17 (4.42%) HTML5
14 17 (4.42%) JPA
14 17 (4.42%) LESS
15 15 (3.90%) J2EE
15 15 (3.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 81 (21.04%) Data Centre
2 54 (14.03%) Public Cloud
3 43 (11.17%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.27%) User Experience
5 20 (5.19%) Private Cloud
6 18 (4.68%) CMDB
7 16 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.82%) Clustering
9 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.82%) Fintech
10 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.78%) NHS
14 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.52%) PKI
14 2 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.00%) Linux
2 48 (12.47%) Windows
3 26 (6.75%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.45%) Unix
5 20 (5.19%) Android
6 18 (4.68%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.86%) CentOS
8 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.56%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.52%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (18.96%) ITIL
3 70 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 63 (16.36%) DevOps
5 61 (15.84%) Presales
6 51 (13.25%) Line Management
7 46 (11.95%) MVC
8 45 (11.69%) Software Engineering
9 40 (10.39%) Scrum
10 38 (9.87%) Analytics
11 35 (9.09%) Change Management
11 35 (9.09%) Open Source
12 33 (8.57%) Project Management
13 32 (8.31%) Test Automation
14 30 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (7.53%) Microservices
16 28 (7.27%) Configuration Management
17 26 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (6.23%) Validation
19 23 (5.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 119 (30.91%) JavaScript
2 108 (28.05%) Java
3 94 (24.42%) SQL
4 78 (20.26%) PHP
4 78 (20.26%) Python
5 47 (12.21%) C#
6 42 (10.91%) PowerShell
7 31 (8.05%) Ruby
8 23 (5.97%) Perl
9 20 (5.19%) Bash Shell
10 19 (4.94%) C
10 19 (4.94%) C++
11 16 (4.16%) XPath
12 15 (3.90%) PHP 5
13 14 (3.64%) Go
14 9 (2.34%) Lua
14 9 (2.34%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.82%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.82%) VBScript
16 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (12.21%) Degree
2 39 (10.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.16%) MCP
5 16 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (3.38%) CCNP
7 9 (2.34%) CHECK Team Leader
7 9 (2.34%) CHECK Team Member
7 9 (2.34%) OSCP
8 7 (1.82%) OCP
8 7 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.30%) CCNA
11 4 (1.04%) MCSA
11 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.78%) ISEB
12 3 (0.78%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.05%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.04%) PMO
4 4 (1.04%) SLA
5 3 (0.78%) COBIT
5 3 (0.78%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 77 (20.00%) Docker
2 67 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (11.17%) Active Directory
4 31 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 31 (8.05%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.30%) Squid
5 5 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.04%) vSphere
7 3 (0.78%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.52%) HDFS
9 1 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.26%) Xen
9 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (11.43%) Puppet
3 43 (11.17%) Ansible
4 36 (9.35%) Kubernetes
5 34 (8.83%) SCVMM
6 28 (7.27%) Terraform
7 20 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (3.12%) Packer
9 9 (2.34%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (2.08%) Salt
11 7 (1.82%) Capistrano
11 7 (1.82%) Pingdom
12 6 (1.56%) QRadar
13 5 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
14 4 (1.04%) SCOM
15 3 (0.78%) Nagios
15 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.78%) SCCM
16 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 95 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 80 (20.78%) VMware
3 71 (18.44%) Google
4 57 (14.81%) Oracle
5 38 (9.87%) IBM
6 34 (8.83%) BMC
6 34 (8.83%) Citrix
7 25 (6.49%) Cisco
8 16 (4.16%) HP
9 13 (3.38%) F5
10 12 (3.12%) Apple
10 12 (3.12%) Juniper
10 12 (3.12%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.60%) NetApp
11 10 (2.60%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.34%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.34%) Fortinet
12 9 (2.34%) Splunk
13 8 (2.08%) Brocade