Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 279 329
Rank change year-on-year +35 +50 +16
Permanent jobs citing Amazon SQS 24 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.22% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.15% 1.07% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 5
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £82,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +22.22%
10th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £38,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £87,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.52% +17.39% -

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 2,081 1,873 1,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.25% 20.59% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 1,488 1,314
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,875 £25,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,969
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
Coventry +29 17 £55,000 -
Birmingham +42 7 £65,000 -22.39% 1
Amazon SQS
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 24 (100.00%) AWS
2 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (87.50%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (79.17%) Docker
4 19 (79.17%) Serverless
5 18 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (70.83%) SQL
6 17 (70.83%) TDD
7 16 (66.67%) JIRA
7 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (66.67%) C#
7 16 (66.67%) Python
7 16 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (66.67%) AWS IoT
7 16 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 15 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (62.50%) SMTP
8 15 (62.50%) FTP
8 15 (62.50%) HTTP
8 15 (62.50%) Project Management
8 15 (62.50%) .NET
8 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
8 15 (62.50%) Web Development
8 15 (62.50%) Computer Science
8 15 (62.50%) Selenium
8 15 (62.50%) SSH
9 14 (58.33%) Ajax
9 14 (58.33%) XMPP
9 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing

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 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) AWS
2 19 (79.17%) Serverless
3 18 (75.00%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (66.67%) AWS IoT
5 6 (25.00%) CloudFront
6 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (8.33%) SaaS
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (4.17%) Azure
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) FTP
1 15 (62.50%) HTTP
1 15 (62.50%) SMTP
1 15 (62.50%) SSH
2 14 (58.33%) MQTT
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (66.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 14 (58.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (16.67%) Redis
8 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) JIRA
2 15 (62.50%) Selenium
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) DbUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) jMock
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Mockito
4 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 10 (41.67%) AWS Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) Ajax
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 14 (58.33%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) XMPP
3 5 (20.83%) Node.js
4 4 (16.67%) GraphQL
5 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (8.33%) PowerMock
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) HTML
6 1 (4.17%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Algorithms
1 14 (58.33%) Smart Home
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) TDD
3 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (62.50%) Project Management
4 15 (62.50%) Web Development
5 14 (58.33%) API Development
5 14 (58.33%) Memory Management
5 14 (58.33%) MVC
5 14 (58.33%) OO
5 14 (58.33%) OOD
5 14 (58.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (29.17%) DevOps
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Microservices
9 2 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (58.33%) C
4 4 (16.67%) Go
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Docker
2 4 (16.67%) Varnish
3 2 (8.33%) Postfix
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft