Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon RDS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon RDS over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 272 266
Rank change year-on-year +64 -6 -
Permanent jobs citing Amazon RDS 72 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.36% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.63% 1.40% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 51
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.88% +26.39% -
10th Percentile £39,025 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £86,250 £41,250
England median annual salary £68,250 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.75% +14.29% -4.55%

Amazon RDS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,982 2,425 3,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.07% 25.93% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,603 1,983 2,653
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Amazon RDS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon RDS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon RDS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Amazon RDS in the West Midlands

Amazon RDS
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 RDS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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 +76 44 £65,000 -8.77% 9
Coventry +40 22 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Shropshire -11 2 £50,000 -39.39%
Worcestershire -22 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £38,250 -
Amazon RDS
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT jobs citing Amazon RDS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon RDS.

1 67 (93.06%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (52.78%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (47.22%) SQL
4 30 (41.67%) Amazon S3
5 28 (38.89%) Docker
5 28 (38.89%) DevOps
6 26 (36.11%) AWS Lambda
6 26 (36.11%) Project Management
6 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (36.11%) Amazon Aurora
6 26 (36.11%) Serverless
7 25 (34.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 24 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 24 (33.33%) Migration
8 24 (33.33%) Web Services
8 24 (33.33%) Linux
9 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (31.94%) Amazon ECS
10 22 (30.56%) Amazon SQS
10 22 (30.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
13 18 (25.00%) C#
13 18 (25.00%) Python
13 18 (25.00%) JIRA
13 18 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 18 (25.00%) Public Cloud
13 18 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration

Amazon RDS
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 7 (9.72%) nginx
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (93.06%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (52.78%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (41.67%) Amazon S3
4 26 (36.11%) AWS Lambda
4 26 (36.11%) Serverless
5 25 (34.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 24 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 23 (31.94%) Amazon ECS
7 23 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (30.56%) Amazon SQS
8 22 (30.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (20.83%) AWS IoT
10 15 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (20.83%) Route 53
11 11 (15.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (8.33%) CloudFront
12 6 (8.33%) IaaS
13 5 (6.94%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (6.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) FTP
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
1 15 (20.83%) MQTT
1 15 (20.83%) SMTP
1 15 (20.83%) SSH
2 9 (12.50%) DNS
3 7 (9.72%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.17%) OpenVPN
5 3 (4.17%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) LAN
6 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.39%) ICMP
7 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) Amazon Aurora
2 24 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
4 17 (23.61%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (20.83%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (20.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (19.44%) MySQL
7 7 (9.72%) Redis
8 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) JIRA
2 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.83%) Selenium
4 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.72%) GitLab
6 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.78%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.78%) jMock
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Mockito
6 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.39%) AppVeyor
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Architect
3 15 (20.83%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (18.06%) .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 12 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (15.28%) AWS Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 11 (15.28%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Web Services
2 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
3 15 (20.83%) Ajax
3 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 15 (20.83%) XML
3 15 (20.83%) XMPP
4 9 (12.50%) Node.js
5 5 (6.94%) LAMP
5 5 (6.94%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.56%) GraphQL
7 2 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.78%) PowerMock
7 2 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.78%) RESTful
7 2 (2.78%) SOAP
7 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 2 (2.78%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 15 (20.83%) Algorithms
2 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.83%) Private Cloud
2 15 (20.83%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (20.83%) Smart Home
3 11 (15.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.33%) Clustering
4 6 (8.33%) Replication
5 4 (5.56%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.78%) CentOS
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) DevOps
2 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Project Management
3 24 (33.33%) Migration
4 18 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 18 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (23.61%) TDD
6 16 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (22.22%) Web Development
7 15 (20.83%) API Development
7 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
7 15 (20.83%) Line Management
7 15 (20.83%) Memory Management
7 15 (20.83%) MVC
7 15 (20.83%) OO
7 15 (20.83%) OOD
7 15 (20.83%) Presales
7 15 (20.83%) Technology Roadmap
7 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) SQL
2 18 (25.00%) C#
2 18 (25.00%) Python
3 16 (22.22%) C
4 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) Go
7 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.17%) Java
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.78%) CCNA
2 2 (2.78%) CCNP
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCITP
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Docker
2 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 15 (20.83%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.56%) Varnish
5 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.78%) Postfix
6 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.11%) Terraform
3 7 (9.72%) Ansible
4 5 (6.94%) Packer
5 4 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (5.56%) Grafana
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.56%) Prometheus
5 4 (5.56%) SCCM
5 4 (5.56%) SCOM
6 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.78%) WSUS
7 1 (1.39%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) Percona
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) Juniper
4 2 (2.78%) Meraki
4 2 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (2.78%) Veeam
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard