Period
to 18 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 114 195
Rank change year-on-year +47 +81 +113
Permanent jobs citing Amazon AWS 397 292 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.94% 2.53% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.75% 23.14% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 328 201 105
West Midlands median annual salary £48,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.10% +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 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 1604 1262 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.91% 10.94% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 924 713
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,150 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 18 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 18 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% 17
Warwickshire +32 72 £34,500 -8.00% 4
Shropshire +31 53 £55,000 +120.00% 2
Coventry +2 38 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Staffordshire +18 22 £38,125 -36.46%
Worcestershire +2 12 £24,000 -43.53%
Solihull 0 5 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Walsall - 4 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton +4 3 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 3 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,000 -
Dudley - 2 £42,500 -
Brierley Hill 0 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Amazon AWS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 266 (67.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (38.54%) JavaScript
4 119 (29.97%) Java
5 99 (24.94%) SQL
5 99 (24.94%) Microsoft
6 94 (23.68%) Python
7 92 (23.17%) Web Services
8 91 (22.92%) CSS
8 91 (22.92%) Docker
9 87 (21.91%) PHP
10 84 (21.16%) NoSQL
11 80 (20.15%) ITIL
11 80 (20.15%) MVC
11 80 (20.15%) Node.js
12 79 (19.90%) Linux
12 79 (19.90%) MySQL
13 73 (18.39%) AngularJS
14 71 (17.88%) Puppet
15 70 (17.63%) Jenkins
16 67 (16.88%) DevOps
16 67 (16.88%) C#
16 67 (16.88%) SQL Server
17 66 (16.62%) HTML
18 62 (15.62%) .NET
19 61 (15.37%) Oracle
20 59 (14.86%) VMware
21 58 (14.61%) Ansible
22 57 (14.36%) Data Centre
22 57 (14.36%) Opscode Chef

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 34 (8.56%) JBoss
2 25 (6.30%) Apache
3 23 (5.79%) CMS
4 21 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (5.29%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.79%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.78%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.53%) nginx
8 10 (2.52%) Drupal
9 9 (2.27%) IIS
10 7 (1.76%) WordPress
11 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.01%) Confluence
12 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.76%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.76%) SAS
13 3 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.76%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 266 (67.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (11.08%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (10.58%) PaaS
4 37 (9.32%) IaaS
5 34 (8.56%) GitHub
6 29 (7.30%) Bluemix
6 29 (7.30%) IBM Cloud
7 27 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (6.55%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (6.55%) Office 365
9 23 (5.79%) SaaS
10 18 (4.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 17 (4.28%) Amazon S3
11 17 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (2.77%) 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 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.34%) Firewall
2 38 (9.57%) WAN
3 37 (9.32%) VPN
4 25 (6.30%) DNS
5 24 (6.05%) Internet
6 21 (5.29%) HTTP
7 16 (4.03%) LAN
8 13 (3.27%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.52%) Wireless
10 9 (2.27%) DHCP
10 9 (2.27%) OSPF
11 8 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.76%) SNMP
12 7 (1.76%) VoIP
13 6 (1.51%) SSL
14 5 (1.26%) BGP
14 5 (1.26%) ICMP
14 5 (1.26%) IPv4
14 5 (1.26%) IPv6
14 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.16%) NoSQL
2 79 (19.90%) MySQL
3 67 (16.88%) SQL Server
4 56 (14.11%) MongoDB
5 27 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (4.53%) Big Data
8 16 (4.03%) CouchDB
9 12 (3.02%) Redis
10 9 (2.27%) DB2
10 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.02%) MariaDB
11 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.51%) InfluxDB
13 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 70 (17.63%) Jenkins
2 47 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 32 (8.06%) Bitbucket
4 32 (8.06%) JIRA
5 26 (6.55%) Subversion
6 24 (6.05%) JUnit
7 19 (4.79%) Maven
8 16 (4.03%) JSUnit
9 15 (3.78%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.77%) gulp
11 11 (2.77%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.77%) webpack
12 10 (2.52%) GitLab
12 10 (2.52%) PhantomJS
12 10 (2.52%) Vagrant
13 9 (2.27%) Selenium
14 8 (2.02%) JBehave
14 8 (2.02%) JMeter
General
1 41 (10.33%) Finance
2 26 (6.55%) Banking
3 15 (3.78%) Marketing
4 14 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.77%) Electronics
6 11 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.52%) Retail
8 5 (1.26%) Games
9 4 (1.01%) Legal
10 3 (0.76%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (38.54%) Developer
2 76 (19.14%) Architect
3 44 (11.08%) Java Developer
4 36 (9.07%) PHP Developer
5 34 (8.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (7.56%) Senior Developer
7 29 (7.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 29 (7.30%) Technical Architect
8 21 (5.29%) Consultant
9 20 (5.04%) Network Architect
10 18 (4.53%) AWS Architect
10 18 (4.53%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (4.53%) Node.js Developer
11 17 (4.28%) Junior
11 17 (4.28%) PHP Architect
11 17 (4.28%) PHP Technical Architect
11 17 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.03%) Analyst
12 16 (4.03%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.17%) Web Services
2 91 (22.92%) CSS
3 80 (20.15%) Node.js
4 73 (18.39%) AngularJS
5 66 (16.62%) HTML
6 62 (15.62%) .NET
7 40 (10.08%) REST
8 36 (9.07%) jQuery
9 34 (8.56%) RESTful
9 34 (8.56%) Spring
10 32 (8.06%) LAMP
11 31 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (7.30%) LESS
13 28 (7.05%) XML
14 27 (6.80%) ASP.NET
14 27 (6.80%) HTML5
14 27 (6.80%) Laravel
15 23 (5.79%) Hibernate
15 23 (5.79%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (5.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.36%) Data Centre
2 50 (12.59%) Public Cloud
3 38 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 36 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (8.06%) User Experience
6 8 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.51%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.51%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.26%) PKI
10 4 (1.01%) Clustering
10 4 (1.01%) Fintech
10 4 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.01%) Replication
11 3 (0.76%) Blog
11 3 (0.76%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.76%) CMDB
11 3 (0.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 79 (19.90%) Linux
2 49 (12.34%) Windows
3 23 (5.79%) Android
3 23 (5.79%) Apple iOS
3 23 (5.79%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.03%) Unix
5 10 (2.52%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.01%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.15%) ITIL
2 80 (20.15%) MVC
3 67 (16.88%) DevOps
4 56 (14.11%) Scrum
5 45 (11.34%) Kanban
5 45 (11.34%) Test Automation
6 44 (11.08%) Configuration Management
6 44 (11.08%) TDD
7 38 (9.57%) Software Engineering
8 36 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (9.07%) Microservices
9 35 (8.82%) Analytics
10 32 (8.06%) OO
11 31 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (7.05%) Project Management
13 27 (6.80%) Web Development
14 26 (6.55%) BDD
14 26 (6.55%) IT Strategy
14 26 (6.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 153 (38.54%) JavaScript
2 119 (29.97%) Java
3 99 (24.94%) SQL
4 94 (23.68%) Python
5 87 (21.91%) PHP
6 67 (16.88%) C#
7 56 (14.11%) PowerShell
8 46 (11.59%) C++
9 31 (7.81%) C
9 31 (7.81%) Ruby
9 31 (7.81%) XPath
10 22 (5.54%) Perl
11 19 (4.79%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.78%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.77%) VBScript
14 10 (2.52%) PHP 5
14 10 (2.52%) PHP 7
14 10 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.27%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 49 (12.34%) Degree
2 33 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (5.54%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.53%) CCNP
7 16 (4.03%) CCNA
8 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.76%) CCIE
9 7 (1.76%) OCP
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.51%) CCDA
10 6 (1.51%) CCDP
10 6 (1.51%) MCSD
11 4 (1.01%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (1.01%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (1.01%) OSCP
12 3 (0.76%) MCSA
12 3 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.07%) 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 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 91 (22.92%) Docker
2 53 (13.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.33%) Active Directory
4 26 (6.55%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.28%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.76%) vSphere
7 3 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) 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 71 (17.88%) Puppet
2 58 (14.61%) Ansible
3 57 (14.36%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (10.58%) Terraform
5 21 (5.29%) Kubernetes
5 21 (5.29%) SCVMM
6 12 (3.02%) Nagios
7 11 (2.77%) Salt
8 10 (2.52%) Grafana
9 9 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (2.02%) SCOM
11 7 (1.76%) Capistrano
11 7 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (1.76%) Packer
11 7 (1.76%) Pingdom
12 6 (1.51%) Consul
12 6 (1.51%) Icinga
13 5 (1.26%) FortiGate
13 5 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (1.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 99 (24.94%) Microsoft
2 61 (15.37%) Oracle
3 59 (14.86%) VMware
4 42 (10.58%) IBM
5 36 (9.07%) Google
6 25 (6.30%) Cisco
6 25 (6.30%) Citrix
7 21 (5.29%) BMC
8 19 (4.79%) Splunk
9 15 (3.78%) HP
10 13 (3.27%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.77%) Fortinet
12 10 (2.52%) F5
12 10 (2.52%) McAfee
12 10 (2.52%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.27%) Juniper
13 9 (2.27%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.02%) NetApp
14 8 (2.02%) New Relic
15 7 (1.76%) Rackspace