Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 107 194
Rank change year-on-year +38 +87 +107
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 396 292 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.91% 2.55% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.73% 23.40% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 329 201 102
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.73% +10.00%

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 1601 1248 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.81% 10.92% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 915 702
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +16 171 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Warwickshire +30 72 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Shropshire +31 52 £55,000 +91.30% 6
Coventry +8 38 £52,500 +23.53% 13
Staffordshire +19 23 £38,750 -35.42% 1
Worcestershire +4 11 £24,000 -32.87% 1
Solihull -2 5 £35,000 +45.83%
Walsall - 4 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton +5 3 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,000 -
Dudley - 2 £42,500 -
Brierley Hill -1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 265 (66.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 149 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (29.80%) Java
5 97 (24.49%) SQL
5 97 (24.49%) Python
5 97 (24.49%) Microsoft
6 89 (22.47%) Web Services
6 89 (22.47%) PHP
6 89 (22.47%) CSS
6 89 (22.47%) Docker
7 81 (20.45%) MySQL
7 81 (20.45%) NoSQL
8 80 (20.20%) Linux
9 79 (19.95%) Node.js
10 78 (19.70%) ITIL
11 76 (19.19%) MVC
12 72 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 69 (17.42%) Puppet
14 68 (17.17%) Jenkins
15 66 (16.67%) DevOps
16 65 (16.41%) C#
16 65 (16.41%) HTML
16 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
17 60 (15.15%) Oracle
17 60 (15.15%) .NET
18 59 (14.90%) VMware
19 57 (14.39%) Ansible
19 57 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
20 56 (14.14%) Data Centre

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 32 (8.08%) JBoss
2 25 (6.31%) Apache
3 22 (5.56%) CMS
3 22 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.05%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.79%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.54%) nginx
8 11 (2.78%) Drupal
9 8 (2.02%) IIS
10 6 (1.52%) WordPress
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.01%) Confluence
13 3 (0.76%) SAS
13 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.51%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 265 (66.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (10.86%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (10.61%) PaaS
4 38 (9.60%) IaaS
5 34 (8.59%) GitHub
6 30 (7.58%) Bluemix
6 30 (7.58%) IBM Cloud
7 28 (7.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (6.57%) Office 365
9 25 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (6.31%) SaaS
10 20 (5.05%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (4.55%) Amazon S3
11 18 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 11 (2.78%) npm
13 9 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (2.27%) Datadog
14 8 (2.02%) AdWords
14 8 (2.02%) Google Analytics
15 6 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.87%) Firewall
2 40 (10.10%) VPN
3 37 (9.34%) WAN
4 25 (6.31%) DNS
5 22 (5.56%) Internet
6 21 (5.30%) HTTP
7 15 (3.79%) LAN
8 12 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.53%) Wireless
10 9 (2.27%) DHCP
10 9 (2.27%) OSPF
11 8 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.02%) SNMP
12 7 (1.77%) VoIP
13 6 (1.52%) SSL
14 5 (1.26%) 802.11
14 5 (1.26%) ICMP
14 5 (1.26%) IPv4
14 5 (1.26%) IPv6
14 5 (1.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.45%) MySQL
1 81 (20.45%) NoSQL
2 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
3 56 (14.14%) MongoDB
4 26 (6.57%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (4.55%) Big Data
7 16 (4.04%) CouchDB
8 12 (3.03%) Redis
9 9 (2.27%) DB2
9 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.02%) MariaDB
10 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.26%) InfluxDB
13 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (17.17%) Jenkins
2 49 (12.37%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 32 (8.08%) Bitbucket
4 32 (8.08%) JIRA
5 25 (6.31%) Subversion
6 20 (5.05%) JUnit
7 19 (4.80%) Maven
8 16 (4.04%) JSUnit
9 15 (3.79%) TeamCity
10 13 (3.28%) Visual Studio
11 12 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.78%) gulp
12 11 (2.78%) webpack
13 10 (2.53%) GitLab
13 10 (2.53%) PhantomJS
13 10 (2.53%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.02%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.02%) PHPUnit
14 8 (2.02%) Selenium
General
1 39 (9.85%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) Banking
3 15 (3.79%) Marketing
4 14 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.78%) Electronics
6 11 (2.78%) Retail
6 11 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.26%) Games
8 4 (1.01%) Legal
8 4 (1.01%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (38.13%) Developer
2 77 (19.44%) Architect
3 43 (10.86%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.60%) PHP Developer
5 34 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 29 (7.32%) Technical Architect
8 23 (5.81%) Consultant
9 21 (5.30%) Network Architect
10 19 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
11 18 (4.55%) AWS Architect
11 18 (4.55%) Junior
11 18 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (4.29%) Junior Developer
12 17 (4.29%) PHP Architect
12 17 (4.29%) PHP Technical Architect
13 16 (4.04%) Node.js Developer
14 15 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
15 14 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.47%) CSS
1 89 (22.47%) Web Services
2 79 (19.95%) Node.js
3 72 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 65 (16.41%) HTML
5 60 (15.15%) .NET
6 38 (9.60%) REST
7 36 (9.09%) jQuery
8 34 (8.59%) LAMP
8 34 (8.59%) RESTful
9 33 (8.33%) Spring
10 31 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (7.07%) HTML5
11 28 (7.07%) LESS
12 27 (6.82%) Laravel
13 26 (6.57%) XML
14 25 (6.31%) ASP.NET
15 23 (5.81%) Hibernate
15 23 (5.81%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (5.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 48 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 38 (9.60%) Computer Science
4 36 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (8.08%) User Experience
6 8 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.26%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.26%) PKI
9 5 (1.26%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.01%) Clustering
10 4 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.01%) Replication
11 3 (0.76%) Blog
11 3 (0.76%) CMDB
11 3 (0.76%) Fintech
11 3 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.20%) Linux
2 49 (12.37%) Windows
3 23 (5.81%) Android
3 23 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.04%) Unix
6 10 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.52%) CentOS
10 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.51%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.25%) Debian
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (19.70%) ITIL
3 76 (19.19%) MVC
4 66 (16.67%) DevOps
5 54 (13.64%) Scrum
6 45 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 43 (10.86%) Configuration Management
7 43 (10.86%) Kanban
8 41 (10.35%) TDD
9 37 (9.34%) Software Engineering
10 36 (9.09%) Microservices
11 35 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (8.59%) Analytics
13 32 (8.08%) OO
14 29 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
15 28 (7.07%) Project Management
16 27 (6.82%) Service Delivery
17 26 (6.57%) Web Development
18 24 (6.06%) BDD
18 24 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 154 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 118 (29.80%) Java
3 97 (24.49%) Python
3 97 (24.49%) SQL
4 89 (22.47%) PHP
5 65 (16.41%) C#
6 56 (14.14%) PowerShell
7 46 (11.62%) C++
8 33 (8.33%) Ruby
9 32 (8.08%) C
10 30 (7.58%) XPath
11 22 (5.56%) Perl
12 20 (5.05%) Bash Shell
13 15 (3.79%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.78%) PHP 5
14 11 (2.78%) VBScript
15 10 (2.53%) PHP 7
15 10 (2.53%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.27%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 47 (11.87%) Degree
2 31 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.29%) CCNP
7 15 (3.79%) CCNA
8 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.77%) OCP
9 7 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.52%) CCDA
10 6 (1.52%) CCDP
10 6 (1.52%) CCIE
11 5 (1.26%) CHECK Team Leader
11 5 (1.26%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (1.26%) MCSD
11 5 (1.26%) OSCP
12 3 (0.76%) ISEB
12 3 (0.76%) MCSA
12 3 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) GCP
3 3 (0.76%) GDPR
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 89 (22.47%) Docker
2 53 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (10.61%) Active Directory
4 27 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.76%) vSphere
7 3 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.51%) Gluster
9 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.25%) HDFS
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (17.42%) Puppet
2 57 (14.39%) Ansible
2 57 (14.39%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (10.35%) Terraform
4 23 (5.81%) Kubernetes
5 21 (5.30%) SCVMM
6 11 (2.78%) Nagios
6 11 (2.78%) Salt
7 9 (2.27%) Grafana
7 9 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (2.02%) Packer
8 8 (2.02%) SCOM
9 7 (1.77%) Capistrano
9 7 (1.77%) Pingdom
10 5 (1.26%) Consul
10 5 (1.26%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.26%) Icinga
10 5 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.15%) Oracle
3 59 (14.90%) VMware
4 42 (10.61%) IBM
5 39 (9.85%) Google
6 25 (6.31%) Cisco
6 25 (6.31%) Citrix
7 21 (5.30%) BMC
8 18 (4.55%) Splunk
9 15 (3.79%) HP
10 13 (3.28%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.78%) Fortinet
12 10 (2.53%) F5
12 10 (2.53%) McAfee
12 10 (2.53%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.27%) Juniper
13 9 (2.27%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.02%) NetApp
15 7 (1.77%) New Relic
15 7 (1.77%) Rackspace