Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Amazon SQS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon SQS over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 247 320
Rank change year-on-year +5 +73 -6
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 10 39 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.50% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 2.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 0
West Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +21.74% -4.17%

Amazon SQS 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 2,004 1,780 1,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.69% 22.83% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,726 1,367 1,304
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%

Amazon SQS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon SQS in the West Midlands

Amazon SQS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Amazon SQS in the West Midlands

Amazon SQS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon SQS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Amazon SQS in the West Midlands

Amazon SQS
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 SQS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. 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 +11 10 £75,000 -11.76%
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT jobs citing Amazon SQS 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 SQS.

1 10 (100.00%) AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) Spring
4 7 (70.00%) Maven
4 7 (70.00%) jMock
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (70.00%) Kanban
4 7 (70.00%) Postfix
4 7 (70.00%) Open Source
4 7 (70.00%) DbUnit
4 7 (70.00%) Mockito
4 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (70.00%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) JUnit
4 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (70.00%) PowerMock
4 7 (70.00%) Microservices
4 7 (70.00%) SonarQube
4 7 (70.00%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (40.00%) Public Sector

Amazon SQS
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 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (30.00%) Serverless
4 2 (20.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) DbUnit
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) jMock
2 7 (70.00%) JUnit
2 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 7 (70.00%) Mockito
2 7 (70.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (70.00%) PowerMock
2 7 (70.00%) RESTful
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) Spring Cloud
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) JPA
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) GraphQL
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) LESS
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Kanban
3 7 (70.00%) Microservices
3 7 (70.00%) Open Source
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) BPMN
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Sprint Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) ES6
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Postfix
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Varnish