The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 223 211
Rank change year-on-year +48 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 39 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.34% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.09% 3.93% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 3
Median salary £36,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.71% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,500 £45,001
% change year-on-year -12.37% +7.77%  

Amazon EC2 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 550 534 313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.45% 8.66% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 455 410 258
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 21 £36,000 -
Birmingham +16 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Worcestershire -11 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 59 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (77.97%) MySQL
3 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
4 30 (50.85%) VMware
4 30 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (49.15%) NoSQL
5 29 (49.15%) Amazon RDS
5 29 (49.15%) Docker
5 29 (49.15%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (47.46%) MongoDB
6 28 (47.46%) MVC
6 28 (47.46%) Linux
7 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
7 27 (45.76%) PHP
7 27 (45.76%) CSS
7 27 (45.76%) HTML
7 27 (45.76%) Amazon S3
7 27 (45.76%) XPath
7 27 (45.76%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (45.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 27 (45.76%) webpack
7 27 (45.76%) gulp
8 26 (44.07%) HTML5
8 26 (44.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 26 (44.07%) LEMP Stack
8 26 (44.07%) nginx
8 26 (44.07%) OOP
8 26 (44.07%) Apache
8 26 (44.07%) LAMP
9 25 (42.37%) Scrum

Amazon EC2
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 (49.15%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (44.07%) Apache
2 26 (44.07%) nginx
3 4 (6.78%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (45.76%) Amazon S3
2 27 (45.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 21 (35.59%) GitHub
4 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (30.51%) IaaS
5 18 (30.51%) PaaS
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.39%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (77.97%) MySQL
2 29 (49.15%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (49.15%) NoSQL
3 28 (47.46%) MongoDB
4 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
5 19 (32.20%) DB2
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.39%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (61.02%) Git (software)
2 27 (45.76%) gulp
2 27 (45.76%) webpack
3 25 (42.37%) PhantomJS
4 21 (35.59%) GitLab
5 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 11 (18.64%) JUnit
6 9 (15.25%) DbUnit
6 9 (15.25%) jMock
6 9 (15.25%) Maven
6 9 (15.25%) Mockito
6 9 (15.25%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.78%) Subversion
8 2 (3.39%) GoCD
General
1 18 (30.51%) Publishing
2 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Retail
3 11 (18.64%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Electronics
4 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) Senior Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Architect
4 16 (27.12%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (25.42%) PHP Developer
5 15 (25.42%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
6 11 (18.64%) Software Developer
7 9 (15.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (6.78%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (6.78%) HTML Developer
10 4 (6.78%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (6.78%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 4 (6.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (6.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (6.78%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) CSS
1 27 (45.76%) HTML
2 26 (44.07%) HTML5
2 26 (44.07%) LAMP
2 26 (44.07%) LEMP Stack
2 26 (44.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 25 (42.37%) CodeIgniter
3 25 (42.37%) Laravel
4 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
4 23 (38.98%) Backbone.js
4 23 (38.98%) React
4 23 (38.98%) Vue.js
5 22 (37.29%) REST
6 20 (33.90%) SOAP
7 15 (25.42%) Memcached
7 15 (25.42%) Symfony
8 13 (22.03%) Web Services
9 11 (18.64%) Apache Cordova
9 11 (18.64%) PhoneGap
10 9 (15.25%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Data Centre
2 20 (33.90%) Computer Science
3 19 (32.20%) CMDB
4 15 (25.42%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Android
2 11 (18.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) MVC
2 26 (44.07%) OOP
3 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (42.37%) Kanban
3 25 (42.37%) Scrum
4 24 (40.68%) TDD
5 21 (35.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (32.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (32.20%) ITIL
6 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
6 19 (32.20%) Line Management
6 19 (32.20%) PRINCE2
6 19 (32.20%) Project Management
6 19 (32.20%) Service Delivery
6 19 (32.20%) Service Management
7 18 (30.51%) IT Governance
7 18 (30.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
7 18 (30.51%) TOGAF
7 18 (30.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
1 27 (45.76%) PHP
1 27 (45.76%) XPath
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 21 (35.59%) PHP 7
4 13 (22.03%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Jython
5 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Degree
2 19 (32.20%) PMI Certification
2 19 (32.20%) PMP
3 18 (30.51%) ISEB
4 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 30 (50.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (49.15%) Docker
3 19 (32.20%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (15.25%) vSphere
5 2 (3.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (45.76%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (32.20%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.39%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Graphite
3 2 (3.39%) Kibana
3 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.39%) logstash
3 2 (3.39%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) SCCM
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) Oracle
3 19 (32.20%) BMC
3 19 (32.20%) Citrix
3 19 (32.20%) IBM
4 18 (30.51%) CheckPoint
4 18 (30.51%) Cisco
4 18 (30.51%) EMC
4 18 (30.51%) HP
4 18 (30.51%) Juniper
4 18 (30.51%) NetApp
5 4 (6.78%) Zend
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