Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 311 334
Rank change year-on-year +23 +23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 12 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.080% 0.025%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.69% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
West Midlands median annual salary £82,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £39,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £58,750 £58,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% - +27.78%

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 1,750 1,504 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.35% 15.03% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,382 1,261 816
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,375 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 +4 10 £82,500 +65.00% 1
Coventry - 2 £55,000 - 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon S3
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) MCSE
4 9 (75.00%) MCSA
4 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (75.00%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (75.00%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (75.00%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (75.00%) Cosmos DB
4 9 (75.00%) Serverless
4 9 (75.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 8 (66.67%) Presales
5 8 (66.67%) Python
6 6 (50.00%) Office 365
6 6 (50.00%) Scala
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (91.67%) Amazon S3
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (75.00%) Serverless
4 6 (50.00%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (16.67%) IaaS
5 2 (16.67%) PaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Route 53
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 9 (75.00%) Cosmos DB
1 9 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
1 9 (75.00%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Lead Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (58.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Identity Access Management
1 9 (75.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
2 8 (66.67%) Presales
3 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCSA
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft