Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 127 217
Rank change year-on-year +55 +90 +97
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 376 256 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.78% 2.17% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.35% 22.20% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 319 180 86
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £31,125
90th Percentile £70,606 £67,500 £67,500
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 1544 1153 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.53% 9.77% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 840 605
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -5 134 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Warwickshire +54 78 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Shropshire +25 50 £55,000 +120.00%
Coventry +26 42 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Staffordshire +12 17 £37,500 -31.82%
Solihull +9 17 £36,000 +50.00%
Worcestershire +4 15 £24,000 -43.53% 1
Walsall - 3 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £45,000 -
Brierley Hill +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 231 (61.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 105 (27.93%) Web Services
5 104 (27.66%) Java
6 103 (27.39%) CSS
7 101 (26.86%) NoSQL
8 99 (26.33%) SQL
9 98 (26.06%) Linux
9 98 (26.06%) Docker
10 93 (24.73%) Microsoft
11 90 (23.94%) MVC
12 84 (22.34%) Node.js
13 83 (22.07%) AngularJS
14 82 (21.81%) Python
15 77 (20.48%) MySQL
16 76 (20.21%) PHP
16 76 (20.21%) HTML
17 75 (19.95%) ITIL
18 69 (18.35%) C#
19 68 (18.09%) SQL Server
20 64 (17.02%) .NET
20 64 (17.02%) MongoDB
20 64 (17.02%) Puppet
21 63 (16.76%) Jenkins
22 60 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
23 59 (15.69%) Amazon EC2
24 58 (15.43%) Oracle
25 57 (15.16%) PowerShell
26 56 (14.89%) TDD

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 (8.51%) Apache
2 30 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (7.18%) JBoss
4 23 (6.12%) nginx
5 20 (5.32%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.05%) CMS
7 9 (2.39%) IIS
8 8 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.60%) WordPress
10 5 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.06%) Drupal
11 4 (1.06%) EPiServer
11 4 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
12 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 231 (61.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (15.69%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (12.23%) PaaS
4 41 (10.90%) IaaS
5 39 (10.37%) GitHub
6 29 (7.71%) Bluemix
6 29 (7.71%) IBM Cloud
7 27 (7.18%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (6.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 23 (6.12%) Office 365
9 22 (5.85%) SaaS
10 21 (5.59%) Amazon S3
10 21 (5.59%) npm
11 16 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (1.86%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 7 (1.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.86%) OpenShift
13 6 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.37%) WAN
2 36 (9.57%) Firewall
3 27 (7.18%) Internet
4 25 (6.65%) DNS
4 25 (6.65%) VPN
5 22 (5.85%) HTTP
5 22 (5.85%) LAN
6 18 (4.79%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.66%) Wireless
8 9 (2.39%) DHCP
8 9 (2.39%) OSPF
9 8 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (2.13%) MPLS
10 7 (1.86%) VoIP
11 6 (1.60%) SSL
11 6 (1.60%) VLAN
12 5 (1.33%) BGP
12 5 (1.33%) ICMP
12 5 (1.33%) Multicast
12 5 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (26.86%) NoSQL
2 77 (20.48%) MySQL
3 68 (18.09%) SQL Server
4 64 (17.02%) MongoDB
5 34 (9.04%) Amazon RDS
6 20 (5.32%) Big Data
6 20 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.99%) CouchDB
8 13 (3.46%) DB2
9 9 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.39%) InfluxDB
9 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.39%) Redis
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.86%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (16.76%) Jenkins
2 52 (13.83%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.04%) JUnit
4 30 (7.98%) JIRA
5 27 (7.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (7.18%) Bitbucket
6 21 (5.59%) gulp
6 21 (5.59%) webpack
7 20 (5.32%) GitLab
7 20 (5.32%) PhantomJS
7 20 (5.32%) Subversion
8 18 (4.79%) Maven
9 15 (3.99%) JSUnit
10 12 (3.19%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.13%) Gradle
12 8 (2.13%) Selenium
13 7 (1.86%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.86%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.60%) JBehave
General
1 41 (10.90%) Finance
2 19 (5.05%) Banking
3 16 (4.26%) Marketing
4 10 (2.66%) Electronics
4 10 (2.66%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.39%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.13%) Retail
7 6 (1.60%) Publishing
8 3 (0.80%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 162 (43.09%) Developer
2 69 (18.35%) Architect
3 45 (11.97%) Java Developer
4 40 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 31 (8.24%) Technical Architect
6 29 (7.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 28 (7.45%) PHP Developer
8 24 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.85%) Analyst
10 21 (5.59%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.79%) AWS Architect
11 18 (4.79%) Node.js Developer
12 17 (4.52%) .NET Developer
12 17 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
12 17 (4.52%) Junior
12 17 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
13 16 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (4.26%) Junior Developer
13 16 (4.26%) PHP Architect
13 16 (4.26%) PHP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (27.93%) Web Services
2 103 (27.39%) CSS
3 84 (22.34%) Node.js
4 83 (22.07%) AngularJS
5 76 (20.21%) HTML
6 64 (17.02%) .NET
7 49 (13.03%) REST
8 39 (10.37%) HTML5
8 39 (10.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (9.57%) ASP.NET
10 34 (9.04%) jQuery
11 33 (8.78%) LAMP
12 30 (7.98%) Laravel
13 29 (7.71%) RESTful
13 29 (7.71%) SOAP
13 29 (7.71%) XML
14 28 (7.45%) LESS
15 27 (7.18%) React
15 27 (7.18%) Spring
16 25 (6.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.03%) Data Centre
2 45 (11.97%) Public Cloud
3 41 (10.90%) Computer Science
4 31 (8.24%) User Experience
5 30 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.39%) Internet of Things
8 9 (2.39%) Smart Meter
9 8 (2.13%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.60%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.60%) CMDB
11 6 (1.60%) Fintech
12 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.33%) PKI
13 4 (1.06%) Replication
14 3 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 98 (26.06%) Linux
2 51 (13.56%) Windows
3 25 (6.65%) Apple iOS
4 24 (6.38%) Android
5 19 (5.05%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.93%) Unix
7 10 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.39%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (23.94%) MVC
3 75 (19.95%) ITIL
4 56 (14.89%) TDD
5 54 (14.36%) DevOps
6 51 (13.56%) Scrum
7 45 (11.97%) Software Engineering
8 43 (11.44%) Kanban
9 41 (10.90%) Test Automation
10 40 (10.64%) Configuration Management
11 37 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
12 36 (9.57%) Analytics
13 35 (9.31%) Microservices
13 35 (9.31%) Web Development
14 34 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (9.04%) IT Strategy
15 33 (8.78%) OO
16 31 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (8.24%) Mentoring
17 28 (7.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 144 (38.30%) JavaScript
2 104 (27.66%) Java
3 99 (26.33%) SQL
4 82 (21.81%) Python
5 76 (20.21%) PHP
6 69 (18.35%) C#
7 57 (15.16%) PowerShell
8 44 (11.70%) XPath
9 43 (11.44%) C++
10 25 (6.65%) C
11 22 (5.85%) Perl
12 20 (5.32%) PHP 7
12 20 (5.32%) Ruby
13 18 (4.79%) Bash Shell
14 16 (4.26%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.66%) VBScript
16 8 (2.13%) PHP 5
16 8 (2.13%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.06%) Go
Qualifications
1 56 (14.89%) Degree
2 35 (9.31%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (7.18%) SC Cleared
5 24 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.52%) CCNA
7 14 (3.72%) CCNP
8 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.86%) CCIE
9 7 (1.86%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.86%) PMP
10 6 (1.60%) CCDA
10 6 (1.60%) CCDP
10 6 (1.60%) ISEB
10 6 (1.60%) MCSD
10 6 (1.60%) OCP
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.80%) MCSA
12 2 (0.53%) PhD
12 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.18%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.06%) GDPR
4 3 (0.80%) COBIT
4 3 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) GCP
System Software
1 98 (26.06%) Docker
2 45 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.31%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.80%) vSphere
6 3 (0.80%) XenApp
7 2 (0.53%) etcd
7 2 (0.53%) flannel
7 2 (0.53%) Gluster
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (17.02%) Puppet
2 60 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (13.83%) Ansible
4 35 (9.31%) Terraform
5 17 (4.52%) SCVMM
6 16 (4.26%) Nagios
7 12 (3.19%) Grafana
7 12 (3.19%) Salt
8 11 (2.93%) Consul
9 10 (2.66%) Kubernetes
9 10 (2.66%) SCOM
10 9 (2.39%) Icinga
11 6 (1.60%) SCCM
12 5 (1.33%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.06%) QRadar
13 4 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
14 3 (0.80%) Kibana
15 2 (0.53%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.53%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 93 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.43%) Oracle
3 51 (13.56%) VMware
4 44 (11.70%) IBM
5 22 (5.85%) Cisco
6 20 (5.32%) Citrix
7 17 (4.52%) BMC
7 17 (4.52%) Google
8 14 (3.72%) HP
8 14 (3.72%) Splunk
9 12 (3.19%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.66%) McAfee
10 10 (2.66%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.66%) SolarWinds
11 9 (2.39%) AppDynamics
11 9 (2.39%) New Relic
12 8 (2.13%) NetApp
13 7 (1.86%) Juniper
14 6 (1.60%) EMC
14 6 (1.60%) Fortinet