Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 21 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 +52 +22
Permanent jobs citing AWS 628 711 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.22% 8.98% 3.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.57% 36.63% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 627 527 297
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

AWS 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 1,989 1,941 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.37% 24.50% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 1,442 1,381
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AWS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS in the West Midlands

AWS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for AWS in the West Midlands

AWS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS in the West Midlands

AWS
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 AWS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 April 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 +7 294 £59,000 -1.67% 48
Coventry +15 73 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Warwickshire -7 63 £52,500 +31.25% 27
Worcestershire +9 60 £52,500 +59.09% 13
Solihull -10 33 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Walsall -1 26 £55,000 -21.43% 2
Staffordshire -4 21 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Shropshire -3 18 £70,000 +36.59% 22
Wolverhampton - 5 £80,000 - 3
West Bromwich - 2 £45,000 -
Dudley +1 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Willenhall - 1 £42,500 - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing AWS 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 AWS.

1 390 (62.10%) Azure
2 263 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (38.38%) DevOps
4 156 (24.84%) Python
5 146 (23.25%) Docker
6 143 (22.77%) SQL
7 139 (22.13%) Microsoft
7 139 (22.13%) Git (software)
8 138 (21.97%) JavaScript
9 121 (19.27%) C#
10 116 (18.47%) Linux
11 114 (18.15%) .NET
12 101 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
13 99 (15.76%) Microservices
14 98 (15.61%) Java
15 92 (14.65%) Terraform
16 91 (14.49%) Jenkins
17 83 (13.22%) Windows
18 82 (13.06%) GCP
19 81 (12.90%) Ansible
20 78 (12.42%) Kubernetes
21 75 (11.94%) Public Cloud
22 74 (11.78%) Finance
23 73 (11.62%) Web Services
23 73 (11.62%) Serverless
24 72 (11.46%) SaaS
25 69 (10.99%) Software Engineering
26 68 (10.83%) CSS
26 68 (10.83%) HTML
27 66 (10.51%) Node.js

AWS
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 25 (3.98%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.50%) Confluence
3 16 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.39%) SAS
5 8 (1.27%) IIS
6 5 (0.80%) Anypoint
6 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.48%) Apache
8 3 (0.48%) CMS
8 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.32%) nginx
9 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.16%) Mule
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.32%) Windchill
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 390 (62.10%) Azure
2 82 (13.06%) GCP
3 73 (11.62%) Serverless
4 72 (11.46%) SaaS
5 65 (10.35%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (8.44%) PaaS
7 50 (7.96%) Amazon S3
8 42 (6.69%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (6.53%) Office 365
10 35 (5.57%) GitHub
11 32 (5.10%) IaaS
12 29 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (3.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (3.82%) CloudFront
15 21 (3.34%) Power Platform
16 19 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 17 (2.71%) Amazon ECS
17 17 (2.71%) Heroku
18 14 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
19 13 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.62%) Firewall
2 16 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.23%) DNS
3 14 (2.23%) WAN
4 12 (1.91%) DHCP
4 12 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.91%) LAN
5 8 (1.27%) SAN
5 8 (1.27%) VPN
6 7 (1.11%) VLAN
7 6 (0.96%) HTTP
7 6 (0.96%) Wireless
8 5 (0.80%) 3G
8 5 (0.80%) 4G
8 5 (0.80%) 5G
8 5 (0.80%) NAS
8 5 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.64%) 802.11
9 4 (0.64%) Network Security
9 4 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
3 39 (6.21%) Hadoop
4 38 (6.05%) MySQL
5 37 (5.89%) MongoDB
6 35 (5.57%) Big Data
7 32 (5.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 31 (4.94%) NoSQL
9 26 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (3.03%) Power BI
12 17 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.71%) Relational Database
13 14 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (2.23%) Pentaho
14 10 (1.59%) Redis
14 10 (1.59%) Snowflake Schema
15 9 (1.43%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
16 6 (0.96%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 139 (22.13%) Git (software)
2 91 (14.49%) Jenkins
3 45 (7.17%) GitLab
3 45 (7.17%) JIRA
4 38 (6.05%) Maven
5 24 (3.82%) SonarQube
6 21 (3.34%) Artifactory
6 21 (3.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (3.18%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.87%) JUnit
9 17 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (2.23%) DbUnit
10 14 (2.23%) jMock
10 14 (2.23%) Mockito
11 13 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.75%) Grunt
13 11 (1.75%) gulp
13 11 (1.75%) Sinon.JS
13 11 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 74 (11.78%) Finance
2 30 (4.78%) Public Sector
3 28 (4.46%) Retail
4 20 (3.18%) Games
5 15 (2.39%) Electronics
6 13 (2.07%) Automotive
7 12 (1.91%) Legal
8 10 (1.59%) Advertising
9 9 (1.43%) Billing
10 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.80%) Local Government
11 5 (0.80%) Marketing
12 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.48%) Law
13 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (32.80%) Developer
2 106 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (9.08%) Architect
4 53 (8.44%) Senior Developer
5 50 (7.96%) .NET Developer
6 39 (6.21%) Software Engineer
7 34 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 32 (5.10%) Web Developer
9 27 (4.30%) Software Developer
10 26 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
10 26 (4.14%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (3.98%) AWS Engineer
11 25 (3.98%) Data Engineer
12 22 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (3.18%) Consultant
13 20 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (2.87%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (18.15%) .NET
2 73 (11.62%) Web Services
3 68 (10.83%) CSS
3 68 (10.83%) HTML
4 66 (10.51%) Node.js
5 56 (8.92%) ASP.NET
6 52 (8.28%) REST
7 41 (6.53%) AngularJS
7 41 (6.53%) React
8 38 (6.05%) .NET Core
9 33 (5.25%) .NET Framework
10 27 (4.30%) JSON
10 27 (4.30%) Spring
11 22 (3.50%) Kafka
12 21 (3.34%) SOAP
13 20 (3.18%) Express
14 19 (3.03%) HTML5
14 19 (3.03%) Sass
15 18 (2.87%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (2.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.94%) Public Cloud
2 38 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.89%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.25%) User Experience
5 30 (4.78%) Data Structures
6 26 (4.14%) Algorithms
7 21 (3.34%) Private Cloud
8 20 (3.18%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (2.23%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
12 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.59%) Infotainment
14 9 (1.43%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
16 7 (1.11%) Cloud Native
17 6 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
18 5 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 116 (18.47%) Linux
2 83 (13.22%) Windows
3 54 (8.60%) Unix
4 38 (6.05%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.71%) CentOS
7 14 (2.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.64%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.64%) VMS
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.16%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (38.38%) DevOps
3 101 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (15.76%) Microservices
5 69 (10.99%) Software Engineering
6 65 (10.35%) Scrum
7 59 (9.39%) ITIL
8 57 (9.08%) Analytics
9 56 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (8.92%) Test Automation
10 54 (8.60%) Open Source
11 53 (8.44%) Infrastructure as Code
11 53 (8.44%) TDD
12 45 (7.17%) Configuration Management
13 44 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (6.69%) Migration
15 40 (6.37%) Information Security
16 38 (6.05%) Cybersecurity
16 38 (6.05%) SDLC
17 37 (5.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 156 (24.84%) Python
2 143 (22.77%) SQL
3 138 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 121 (19.27%) C#
5 98 (15.61%) Java
6 63 (10.03%) PowerShell
7 53 (8.44%) Bash Shell
8 48 (7.64%) PHP
9 31 (4.94%) C++
10 30 (4.78%) C
10 30 (4.78%) Ruby
11 21 (3.34%) Perl
12 13 (2.07%) ES6
12 13 (2.07%) Go
12 13 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.75%) ES7
13 11 (1.75%) Scala
14 9 (1.43%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 41 (6.53%) Degree
2 22 (3.50%) AWS Certification
3 18 (2.87%) CISSP
4 14 (2.23%) HND
5 12 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.91%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.43%) CISA
8 8 (1.27%) CISM
8 8 (1.27%) MCSE
9 7 (1.11%) CREST Certified
10 5 (0.80%) CCNA
10 5 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.64%) CCNP
11 4 (0.64%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (0.64%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (0.64%) Cyber Scheme
11 4 (0.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (0.64%) SANS
11 4 (0.64%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.62%) QA
2 16 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.23%) SLA
4 8 (1.27%) COBIT
4 8 (1.27%) GDPR
5 6 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.64%) NIST
7 3 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.48%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 146 (23.25%) Docker
2 38 (6.05%) Active Directory
3 32 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.43%) Postfix
6 9 (1.43%) vCloud
7 6 (0.96%) vSphere
8 3 (0.48%) HDFS
9 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.32%) Varnish
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (14.65%) Terraform
2 81 (12.90%) Ansible
3 78 (12.42%) Kubernetes
4 41 (6.53%) Puppet
5 27 (4.30%) Packer
6 22 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (2.07%) Grafana
9 12 (1.91%) Consul
9 12 (1.91%) Graphite
9 12 (1.91%) Prometheus
10 10 (1.59%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.43%) Rancher
12 7 (1.11%) SCCM
12 7 (1.11%) SCOM
13 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.64%) Nessus
13 4 (0.64%) Nmap
13 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 139 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.24%) Google
2 58 (9.24%) Oracle
3 53 (8.44%) VMware
4 19 (3.03%) Cisco
5 14 (2.23%) Cloudera
5 14 (2.23%) Dynatrace
5 14 (2.23%) Tableau
6 13 (2.07%) Citrix
7 9 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 9 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.27%) IBM
8 8 (1.27%) NetApp
8 8 (1.27%) New Relic
9 6 (0.96%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.80%) Blue Prism
10 5 (0.80%) Meraki
10 5 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.80%) UiPath