Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 22 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 +58 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 624 629 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.30% 8.12% 3.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.33% 35.58% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 574 425 255
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £53,150 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.48% +6.30% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,800 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +0.84%

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 1,992 1,768 1,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.69% 22.83% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,719 1,359 1,311
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +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% +1.31%

AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AWS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for AWS in the West Midlands

AWS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 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 +7 258 £60,000 +4.35% 79
Coventry +1 84 £50,000 - 22
Worcestershire +21 78 £47,500 +43.94% 16
Warwickshire +12 57 £52,000 +30.00% 18
Solihull +2 48 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Staffordshire +3 25 £42,500 +15.65% 8
Walsall +3 23 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Shropshire +2 17 £70,000 +36.59% 13
Wolverhampton - 5 £80,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 £38,750 -
Herefordshire +5 1 £45,000 -50.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 387 (62.02%) Azure
2 259 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (35.90%) DevOps
4 170 (27.24%) SQL
5 152 (24.36%) Microsoft
6 132 (21.15%) JavaScript
6 132 (21.15%) Python
7 123 (19.71%) C#
7 123 (19.71%) Docker
8 122 (19.55%) Linux
9 119 (19.07%) .NET
10 115 (18.43%) Git (software)
11 92 (14.74%) Java
12 88 (14.10%) Windows
12 88 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
13 85 (13.62%) Terraform
14 83 (13.30%) Microservices
15 81 (12.98%) Web Services
16 77 (12.34%) Jenkins
17 76 (12.18%) VMware
18 75 (12.02%) ITIL
18 75 (12.02%) Office 365
18 75 (12.02%) Ansible
19 73 (11.70%) CSS
19 73 (11.70%) HTML
20 72 (11.54%) Public Cloud
21 69 (11.06%) Oracle
22 67 (10.74%) ASP.NET
23 66 (10.58%) SQL Server
23 66 (10.58%) Amazon EC2

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 24 (3.85%) Confluence
2 19 (3.04%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.92%) SAS
5 9 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.12%) IIS
7 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.48%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.48%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) CMS
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.16%) Mule
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) Windchill
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 387 (62.02%) Azure
2 75 (12.02%) Office 365
3 66 (10.58%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (10.26%) GCP
5 58 (9.29%) PaaS
6 51 (8.17%) SaaS
7 47 (7.53%) Serverless
8 45 (7.21%) IaaS
9 43 (6.89%) Amazon S3
10 33 (5.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 26 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (4.01%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
14 24 (3.85%) GitHub
15 21 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (2.88%) Amazon ECS
17 16 (2.56%) Heroku
17 16 (2.56%) Power Platform
18 15 (2.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.89%) Firewall
2 25 (4.01%) WAN
3 24 (3.85%) DNS
4 23 (3.69%) LAN
5 19 (3.04%) DHCP
5 19 (3.04%) VPN
6 16 (2.56%) Wireless
7 15 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.28%) MPLS
9 8 (1.28%) VLAN
10 7 (1.12%) SAN
11 6 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.96%) HTTP
12 5 (0.80%) NAS
13 4 (0.64%) 3G
13 4 (0.64%) 4G
13 4 (0.64%) 802.11
13 4 (0.64%) SNMP
13 4 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.62%) Amazon RDS
3 41 (6.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 36 (5.77%) MySQL
5 34 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 34 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 31 (4.97%) MongoDB
7 30 (4.81%) Big Data
8 24 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.24%) Power BI
12 12 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (1.92%) Pentaho
12 12 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (1.44%) Snowflake Schema
14 7 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.96%) Geospatial Data
15 6 (0.96%) GIS
15 6 (0.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 115 (18.43%) Git (software)
2 77 (12.34%) Jenkins
3 57 (9.13%) JIRA
4 32 (5.13%) Maven
5 27 (4.33%) Artifactory
6 26 (4.17%) SonarQube
7 25 (4.01%) GitLab
8 18 (2.88%) JUnit
9 17 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.92%) Grunt
10 12 (1.92%) gulp
10 12 (1.92%) Sinon.JS
10 12 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.92%) webpack
11 11 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.76%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.60%) DbUnit
12 10 (1.60%) jMock
12 10 (1.60%) Mockito
General
1 61 (9.78%) Finance
2 33 (5.29%) Retail
3 31 (4.97%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.72%) Electronics
5 16 (2.56%) Games
6 12 (1.92%) Automotive
7 11 (1.76%) Legal
8 10 (1.60%) Advertising
9 9 (1.44%) Marketing
10 5 (0.80%) Local Government
11 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.48%) Law
12 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 214 (34.29%) Developer
2 88 (14.10%) Architect
2 88 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (11.06%) .NET Developer
4 68 (10.90%) Senior Developer
5 37 (5.93%) Senior .NET Developer
5 37 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
6 35 (5.61%) Cloud Architect
7 28 (4.49%) Consultant
8 27 (4.33%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 25 (4.01%) Software Engineer
10 25 (4.01%) Technical Architect
11 24 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
11 24 (3.85%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.85%) Junior
11 24 (3.85%) Web Developer
12 23 (3.69%) Data Engineer
12 23 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 21 (3.37%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (19.07%) .NET
2 81 (12.98%) Web Services
3 73 (11.70%) CSS
3 73 (11.70%) HTML
4 67 (10.74%) ASP.NET
5 52 (8.33%) Node.js
6 45 (7.21%) REST
7 33 (5.29%) React
8 32 (5.13%) AngularJS
9 30 (4.81%) KnockoutJS
10 29 (4.65%) Kendo UI
11 28 (4.49%) .NET Core
11 28 (4.49%) Spring
12 25 (4.01%) JSON
12 25 (4.01%) RESTful
13 24 (3.85%) .NET Framework
13 24 (3.85%) SOAP
14 23 (3.69%) ASP.NET Core
15 17 (2.72%) Kafka
16 16 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.54%) Public Cloud
2 50 (8.01%) Data Centre
3 46 (7.37%) Private Cloud
4 38 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.81%) Data Structures
6 27 (4.33%) Algorithms
6 27 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (4.17%) User Experience
8 19 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.92%) Infotainment
12 12 (1.92%) Virtual Team
13 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
15 7 (1.12%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
17 4 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 122 (19.55%) Linux
2 88 (14.10%) Windows
3 52 (8.33%) Unix
4 46 (7.37%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.56%) CentOS
7 13 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.64%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.64%) VMS
10 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) Android
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (35.90%) DevOps
3 88 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (13.30%) Microservices
5 75 (12.02%) ITIL
6 60 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 56 (8.97%) Infrastructure as Code
8 55 (8.81%) Migration
9 54 (8.65%) Presales
9 54 (8.65%) Service Management
10 52 (8.33%) Analytics
10 52 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (8.33%) Scrum
11 50 (8.01%) Open Source
12 48 (7.69%) SDLC
13 45 (7.21%) Test Automation
14 41 (6.57%) Information Security
14 41 (6.57%) Technical Leadership
15 40 (6.41%) Mentoring
16 39 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 170 (27.24%) SQL
2 132 (21.15%) JavaScript
2 132 (21.15%) Python
3 123 (19.71%) C#
4 92 (14.74%) Java
5 48 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 43 (6.89%) Bash Shell
6 43 (6.89%) PHP
7 33 (5.29%) Ruby
8 26 (4.17%) C
9 16 (2.56%) Perl
10 15 (2.40%) Scala
11 14 (2.24%) C++
11 14 (2.24%) Go
12 11 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.60%) ES6
14 9 (1.44%) ES7
15 8 (1.28%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.96%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.80%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 41 (6.57%) Degree
2 21 (3.37%) HND
3 16 (2.56%) CISSP
4 15 (2.40%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.76%) CISM
6 11 (1.76%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.28%) CCNP
8 8 (1.28%) CISA
8 8 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.12%) MCSE
10 6 (0.96%) CCNA
10 6 (0.96%) MCSA
11 4 (0.64%) Cyber Scheme
11 4 (0.64%) GPEN
11 4 (0.64%) GWAPT
11 4 (0.64%) OSCE
11 4 (0.64%) OSCP
11 4 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.77%) QA
2 24 (3.85%) SLA
3 11 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.28%) COBIT
5 8 (1.28%) GDPR
6 3 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 26262
6 3 (0.48%) NIST
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 123 (19.71%) Docker
2 52 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 46 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (5.29%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.60%) vCloud
7 8 (1.28%) vSphere
8 7 (1.12%) Postfix
9 3 (0.48%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.32%) Varnish
11 1 (0.16%) HDFS
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.16%) XenApp
11 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (13.62%) Terraform
2 75 (12.02%) Ansible
3 61 (9.78%) Kubernetes
4 37 (5.93%) Puppet
5 30 (4.81%) Packer
6 22 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (1.60%) Consul
8 10 (1.60%) Grafana
8 10 (1.60%) Graphite
8 10 (1.60%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.60%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.28%) Rancher
10 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.12%) SCOM
11 5 (0.80%) CASB
12 4 (0.64%) Nessus
12 4 (0.64%) Nmap
12 4 (0.64%) SCCM
13 3 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.18%) VMware
3 69 (11.06%) Oracle
4 51 (8.17%) Google
5 41 (6.57%) Cisco
6 22 (3.53%) IBM
7 19 (3.04%) Citrix
8 15 (2.40%) SolarWinds
9 14 (2.24%) Meraki
10 13 (2.08%) Cloudera
10 13 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.08%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.76%) Tableau
12 10 (1.60%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.60%) New Relic
13 8 (1.28%) NetApp
14 5 (0.80%) Blue Prism
14 5 (0.80%) UiPath
14 5 (0.80%) Veeam
15 4 (0.64%) MuleSoft