Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +49
Permanent jobs citing AWS 567 419 787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.60% 9.82% 10.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.35% 29.97% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 444 344 543
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £41,043
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £72,125 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 2,152 1,398 2,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.44% 32.76% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,766 1,152 1,585
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,563 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,125 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +1 310 £62,500 +19.05% 123
Worcestershire +3 57 £52,750 -4.09% 13
Coventry -4 52 £40,000 -25.58% 12
Warwickshire -17 37 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Solihull +19 26 £45,000 -18.18%
Staffordshire +5 23 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Shropshire -1 22 £60,000 -14.29% 10
Walsall 0 7 £49,000 -18.33% 4
Wednesbury - 6 £67,500 -
West Bromwich +2 4 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 - 3
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 368 (64.90%) Azure
2 256 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (36.68%) DevOps
4 152 (26.81%) Python
5 143 (25.22%) GCP
6 140 (24.69%) Docker
7 134 (23.63%) Microsoft
8 130 (22.93%) Kubernetes
9 127 (22.40%) JavaScript
10 119 (20.99%) SQL
11 113 (19.93%) Linux
12 108 (19.05%) Social Skills
13 107 (18.87%) Terraform
14 98 (17.28%) Software Engineering
15 93 (16.40%) Security Cleared
16 92 (16.23%) Jenkins
17 85 (14.99%) VMware
17 85 (14.99%) Java
18 83 (14.64%) Windows
19 82 (14.46%) SC Cleared
20 79 (13.93%) SaaS
20 79 (13.93%) SQL Server
21 76 (13.40%) .NET
22 75 (13.23%) Microservices
23 71 (12.52%) Git (software)
24 69 (12.17%) Oracle
24 69 (12.17%) Public Cloud
25 67 (11.82%) C#
26 66 (11.64%) Google
27 65 (11.46%) Scrum

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 22 (3.88%) IIS
2 20 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.35%) Confluence
4 15 (2.65%) Apache
5 13 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.41%) JBoss
7 8 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.23%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.06%) SAS
10 4 (0.71%) CMS
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.35%) nginx
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (0.53%) Workfront
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.35%) Shopify
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 368 (64.90%) Azure
2 143 (25.22%) GCP
3 79 (13.93%) SaaS
4 56 (9.88%) Serverless
5 47 (8.29%) Microsoft 365
6 38 (6.70%) AWS Lambda
7 32 (5.64%) PaaS
8 31 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (4.06%) GitHub
10 21 (3.70%) OpenShift
11 20 (3.53%) IaaS
12 19 (3.35%) Power Platform
13 16 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (2.12%) Amazon S3
16 10 (1.76%) Amazon EKS
16 10 (1.76%) npm
17 9 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
17 9 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
17 9 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.88%) HTTP
2 17 (3.00%) Firewall
3 15 (2.65%) VPN
4 13 (2.29%) SAN
5 11 (1.94%) LAN
5 11 (1.94%) WAN
6 10 (1.76%) DNS
7 9 (1.59%) AMQP
8 8 (1.41%) DMZ
8 8 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.23%) 802.11
9 7 (1.23%) DHCP
9 7 (1.23%) NAS
9 7 (1.23%) SNMP
9 7 (1.23%) Wireless
10 6 (1.06%) VoIP
11 5 (0.88%) VLAN
12 4 (0.71%) Broadband
13 3 (0.53%) Network Security
14 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.05%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.05%) Big Data
3 40 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 31 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.59%) MySQL
6 24 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.00%) Power BI
9 15 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (2.29%) Pentaho
12 12 (2.12%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.94%) GIS
14 10 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.59%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 92 (16.23%) Jenkins
2 71 (12.52%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.05%) JIRA
4 37 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (5.47%) GitLab
6 14 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.47%) Selenium
7 12 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.76%) Vagrant
10 9 (1.59%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.59%) Hudson
11 7 (1.23%) Burp Suite
11 7 (1.23%) Metasploit
12 6 (1.06%) Spinnaker
13 5 (0.88%) gulp
13 5 (0.88%) Subversion
13 5 (0.88%) webpack
14 4 (0.71%) Grunt
General
1 108 (19.05%) Social Skills
2 38 (6.70%) Public Sector
3 31 (5.47%) Finance
4 21 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (2.12%) Marketing
8 6 (1.06%) Advertising
8 6 (1.06%) Billing
8 6 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.71%) Electronics
9 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.71%) Publishing
9 4 (0.71%) Retail
10 3 (0.53%) Automotive
10 3 (0.53%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 103 (18.17%) Developer
2 78 (13.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (8.82%) Architect
3 50 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
4 38 (6.70%) Data Engineer
5 31 (5.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (5.47%) Software Engineer
6 28 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
7 27 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 25 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
8 25 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 24 (4.23%) IT Engineer
10 22 (3.88%) C# Developer
11 21 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (3.53%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (3.35%) AWS DevOps
13 19 (3.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.17%) Analyst
14 18 (3.17%) Lead DevOps
15 17 (3.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.40%) .NET
2 57 (10.05%) React
3 55 (9.70%) REST
4 54 (9.52%) Web Services
5 45 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 45 (7.94%) Node.js
6 43 (7.58%) HTML
7 36 (6.35%) CSS
8 33 (5.82%) .NET Core
9 31 (5.47%) RESTful
10 24 (4.23%) GraphQL
11 23 (4.06%) Flask
11 23 (4.06%) HTML5
11 23 (4.06%) Vue.js
12 22 (3.88%) Spring
13 21 (3.70%) JSON
13 21 (3.70%) Kafka
14 20 (3.53%) Redux
15 18 (3.17%) Django
16 17 (3.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.17%) Public Cloud
2 29 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.94%) Clustering
4 22 (3.88%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.29%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.94%) Replication
7 11 (1.94%) User Experience
8 8 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.23%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.88%) SCADA
12 4 (0.71%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.93%) Linux
2 83 (14.64%) Windows
3 51 (8.99%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.76%) Unix
5 16 (2.82%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.12%) CentOS
7 9 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.23%) Kali Linux
8 7 (1.23%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.53%) Android
11 2 (0.35%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (36.68%) DevOps
3 98 (17.28%) Software Engineering
4 75 (13.23%) Microservices
5 65 (11.46%) Scrum
6 62 (10.93%) Test Automation
7 61 (10.76%) Infrastructure as Code
8 58 (10.23%) Mentoring
9 57 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (9.70%) Configuration Management
10 55 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 55 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (9.17%) SDLC
12 46 (8.11%) Analytics
13 38 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (6.53%) Software Testing
15 36 (6.35%) ETL
16 35 (6.17%) Fintech
16 35 (6.17%) Project Delivery
17 34 (6.00%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 152 (26.81%) Python
2 127 (22.40%) JavaScript
3 119 (20.99%) SQL
4 85 (14.99%) Java
5 67 (11.82%) C#
6 63 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 49 (8.64%) Bash Shell
8 40 (7.05%) TypeScript
9 25 (4.41%) Ruby
10 24 (4.23%) Go
11 23 (4.06%) PHP
12 20 (3.53%) ES6
13 16 (2.82%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.47%) ES7
14 14 (2.47%) ES8
15 7 (1.23%) Lua
16 6 (1.06%) Kotlin
16 6 (1.06%) Perl
17 5 (0.88%) Scala
18 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (16.40%) Security Cleared
2 82 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 53 (9.35%) Degree
4 13 (2.29%) AWS Certification
4 13 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (1.41%) CCNP
6 8 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.06%) CCNA
7 6 (1.06%) MCSA
7 6 (1.06%) MCSE
7 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.06%) RHCE
8 5 (0.88%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (0.88%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.88%) GXPN
8 5 (0.88%) OSCP
8 5 (0.88%) SANS
9 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.71%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.06%) QA
2 11 (1.94%) SLA
3 10 (1.76%) GDPR
4 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.35%) NIST
7 2 (0.35%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (24.69%) Docker
2 56 (9.88%) Active Directory
3 44 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.53%) Firmware
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.35%) HDFS
9 1 (0.18%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 130 (22.93%) Kubernetes
2 107 (18.87%) Terraform
3 64 (11.29%) Ansible
4 35 (6.17%) Puppet
5 27 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 15 (2.65%) Prometheus
9 14 (2.47%) Packer
10 13 (2.29%) Consul
10 13 (2.29%) Grafana
11 12 (2.12%) Salt
12 11 (1.94%) SCCM
13 10 (1.76%) Graphite
13 10 (1.76%) Nagios
14 9 (1.59%) Nessus
14 9 (1.59%) Rundeck
15 7 (1.23%) Nmap
16 6 (1.06%) ZABBIX
16 6 (1.06%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 134 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 85 (14.99%) VMware
3 69 (12.17%) Oracle
4 66 (11.64%) Google
5 31 (5.47%) Cisco
6 27 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (3.17%) Citrix
9 17 (3.00%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.47%) NetApp
10 14 (2.47%) SAP
11 13 (2.29%) Aruba
12 12 (2.12%) New Relic
13 8 (1.41%) EMC
14 7 (1.23%) IBM
14 7 (1.23%) Meraki
15 6 (1.06%) BroadSoft
15 6 (1.06%) SaltStack
16 5 (0.88%) Cloudera
16 5 (0.88%) Databricks