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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 217 223
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 37 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.36% 0.088%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.84% 4.15% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 5
Median salary £36,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.40% +47.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -11.21% +3.88%  

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 765 530 333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.83% 8.61% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 641 394 246
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 June 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
Birmingham +10 18 £43,000 -31.20% 3
Solihull - 10 £36,000 -
Warwickshire - 9 £34,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £24,000 -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 71 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (69.01%) MySQL
3 47 (66.20%) Amazon RDS
3 47 (66.20%) Docker
4 46 (64.79%) Linux
5 44 (61.97%) NoSQL
6 42 (59.15%) XPath
7 41 (57.75%) Git (software)
8 40 (56.34%) MVC
9 38 (53.52%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (52.11%) MongoDB
11 36 (50.70%) Amazon S3
11 36 (50.70%) Opscode Chef
11 36 (50.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 36 (50.70%) webpack
11 36 (50.70%) gulp
11 36 (50.70%) JavaScript
11 36 (50.70%) PHP
11 36 (50.70%) HTML
11 36 (50.70%) CSS
12 35 (49.30%) OOP
12 35 (49.30%) Apache
12 35 (49.30%) LAMP
12 35 (49.30%) nginx
12 35 (49.30%) LEMP Stack
12 35 (49.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (49.30%) HTML5
12 35 (49.30%) AngularJS
13 34 (47.89%) Laravel
13 34 (47.89%) PhantomJS

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 38 (53.52%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (49.30%) Apache
2 35 (49.30%) nginx
3 7 (9.86%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 71 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (50.70%) Amazon S3
2 36 (50.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 30 (42.25%) GitHub
4 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (16.90%) IaaS
5 12 (16.90%) PaaS
6 9 (12.68%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (11.27%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 8 (11.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (11.27%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (4.23%) Slack
9 2 (2.82%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) HTTP
3 3 (4.23%) Skype
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (69.01%) MySQL
2 47 (66.20%) Amazon RDS
3 44 (61.97%) NoSQL
4 37 (52.11%) MongoDB
5 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
6 13 (18.31%) DB2
7 9 (12.68%) InfluxDB
8 8 (11.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (7.04%) SQLPlus
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (57.75%) Git (software)
2 36 (50.70%) gulp
2 36 (50.70%) webpack
3 34 (47.89%) PhantomJS
4 30 (42.25%) GitLab
5 10 (14.08%) JUnit
6 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.63%) Subversion
7 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.23%) Gradle
7 3 (4.23%) JIRA
8 2 (2.82%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.82%) GoCD
8 2 (2.82%) jMock
8 2 (2.82%) Maven
8 2 (2.82%) Mockito
8 2 (2.82%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (19.72%) Marketing
2 12 (16.90%) Publishing
2 12 (16.90%) Retail
3 9 (12.68%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Electronics
4 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Developer
2 33 (46.48%) Senior Developer
3 21 (29.58%) PHP Developer
4 18 (25.35%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (19.72%) Software Developer
6 12 (16.90%) Architect
6 12 (16.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 12 (16.90%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (14.08%) Java Developer
7 10 (14.08%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (12.68%) Technical Operations Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (9.86%) HTML Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.63%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 4 (5.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (5.63%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) CSS
1 36 (50.70%) HTML
2 35 (49.30%) AngularJS
2 35 (49.30%) HTML5
2 35 (49.30%) LAMP
2 35 (49.30%) LEMP Stack
2 35 (49.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 34 (47.89%) CodeIgniter
3 34 (47.89%) Laravel
4 32 (45.07%) Backbone.js
4 32 (45.07%) React
4 32 (45.07%) Vue.js
5 27 (38.03%) REST
6 21 (29.58%) Web Services
7 19 (26.76%) SOAP
8 18 (25.35%) Memcached
8 18 (25.35%) Symfony
9 17 (23.94%) Apache Cordova
9 17 (23.94%) Node.js
9 17 (23.94%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Linux Command Line
2 17 (23.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (21.13%) Data Centre
4 14 (19.72%) Mobile App
5 13 (18.31%) CMDB
6 9 (12.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (12.68%) Smart Meter
7 3 (4.23%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Android
2 17 (23.94%) Apple iOS
3 9 (12.68%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) MVC
2 35 (49.30%) OOP
3 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (42.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 21 (29.58%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (29.58%) Kanban
5 21 (29.58%) Scrum
5 21 (29.58%) Software Engineering
6 20 (28.17%) TDD
7 18 (25.35%) Web Development
8 17 (23.94%) API Integration
9 14 (19.72%) Affiliate Marketing
9 14 (19.72%) ITIL
9 14 (19.72%) ITIL V3
9 14 (19.72%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (18.31%) PRINCE2
10 13 (18.31%) Project Management
10 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
10 13 (18.31%) Service Management
10 13 (18.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) XPath
2 36 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 36 (50.70%) PHP
3 30 (42.25%) PHP 7
4 21 (29.58%) Java
5 20 (28.17%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Jython
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Degree
2 17 (23.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (18.31%) PMI Certification
3 13 (18.31%) PMP
4 12 (16.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 47 (66.20%) Docker
2 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.82%) vSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Xen
5 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (50.70%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (18.31%) SCVMM
3 11 (15.49%) Nagios
4 9 (12.68%) Consul
4 9 (12.68%) Icinga
4 9 (12.68%) Puppet
5 2 (2.82%) Ansible
5 2 (2.82%) Graphite
5 2 (2.82%) Kibana
5 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.82%) logstash
6 1 (1.41%) SCCM
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) VMware
2 15 (21.13%) Oracle
3 13 (18.31%) BMC
3 13 (18.31%) Citrix
3 13 (18.31%) IBM
4 12 (16.90%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco
4 12 (16.90%) EMC
4 12 (16.90%) HP
4 12 (16.90%) Juniper
4 12 (16.90%) NetApp
5 9 (12.68%) AppDynamics
5 9 (12.68%) New Relic
5 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.63%) Zend
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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