Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 17 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +23
Permanent jobs citing AWS 794 299 675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.57% 11.22% 8.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.19% 30.08% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 596 211 537
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £34,600
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,313 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £91,875 £74,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 2,720 994 2,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.64% 37.28% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,158 791 1,740
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +8 427 £65,000 +18.18% 116
Warwickshire +5 93 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Coventry -12 80 £48,750 +2.63% 19
Worcestershire -1 75 £58,750 +53.59% 13
Shropshire +3 31 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Staffordshire +4 29 £47,500 - 19
Solihull -3 27 - - 9
Walsall -1 9 £50,000 -20.00% 4
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 3
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 512 (64.48%) Azure
2 349 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (34.13%) DevOps
4 213 (26.83%) Docker
5 197 (24.81%) Kubernetes
6 189 (23.80%) Microsoft
7 184 (23.17%) GCP
8 177 (22.29%) Terraform
9 171 (21.54%) Python
10 168 (21.16%) Linux
10 168 (21.16%) JavaScript
11 154 (19.40%) SQL
12 149 (18.77%) Social Skills
13 135 (17.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 132 (16.62%) Software Engineering
15 131 (16.50%) .NET
16 130 (16.37%) Windows
17 125 (15.74%) Security Cleared
18 121 (15.24%) C#
19 120 (15.11%) Java
20 116 (14.61%) SQL Server
21 115 (14.48%) Public Cloud
22 112 (14.11%) Jenkins
23 106 (13.35%) SC Cleared
24 105 (13.22%) Microservices
25 101 (12.72%) Web Services
26 99 (12.47%) VMware
27 94 (11.84%) Oracle
28 93 (11.71%) React
29 91 (11.46%) SaaS

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 32 (4.03%) IIS
2 22 (2.77%) Apache
3 21 (2.64%) Confluence
4 20 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.51%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.39%) CMS
7 11 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.26%) JBoss
9 5 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.50%) Drupal
10 4 (0.50%) SAS
11 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.38%) WordPress
12 2 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.25%) nginx
12 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.50%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 512 (64.48%) Azure
2 184 (23.17%) GCP
3 91 (11.46%) SaaS
4 75 (9.45%) Serverless
5 74 (9.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (6.05%) Microsoft 365
6 48 (6.05%) PaaS
7 43 (5.42%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (4.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 30 (3.78%) IaaS
10 25 (3.15%) GitHub
11 21 (2.64%) OpenShift
12 20 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (2.52%) Amazon S3
13 18 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
14 14 (1.76%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (1.64%) Power Platform
16 12 (1.51%) Pulumi
17 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.65%) Firewall
2 27 (3.40%) HTTP
3 23 (2.90%) SAN
4 18 (2.27%) DNS
5 13 (1.64%) VPN
6 11 (1.39%) DHCP
6 11 (1.39%) NAS
6 11 (1.39%) Wireless
7 10 (1.26%) DMZ
7 10 (1.26%) VLAN
8 9 (1.13%) SNMP
9 8 (1.01%) 802.11
9 8 (1.01%) Network Security
10 6 (0.76%) LAN
10 6 (0.76%) WAN
11 4 (0.50%) ASN.1
11 4 (0.50%) IPv6
11 4 (0.50%) MQTT
12 3 (0.38%) BGP
12 3 (0.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 80 (10.08%) NoSQL
3 67 (8.44%) MySQL
4 62 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 34 (4.28%) Big Data
7 31 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 25 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (3.02%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 18 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (2.27%) GIS
13 13 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.64%) Power BI
13 13 (1.64%) Redis
14 12 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 112 (14.11%) Jenkins
2 83 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 52 (6.55%) JIRA
4 34 (4.28%) GitLab
5 31 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (3.40%) Cucumber
6 27 (3.40%) Selenium
7 18 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.13%) Hudson
9 9 (1.13%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.01%) Burp Suite
10 8 (1.01%) ERwin
10 8 (1.01%) gulp
10 8 (1.01%) JUnit
10 8 (1.01%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.88%) Grunt
12 6 (0.76%) Maven
13 5 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 149 (18.77%) Social Skills
2 57 (7.18%) Finance
3 48 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 30 (3.78%) Retail
6 28 (3.53%) Public Sector
7 26 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.64%) Billing
9 18 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (1.76%) Law
10 14 (1.76%) Marketing
11 13 (1.64%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (1.01%) Banking
12 8 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.88%) Automotive
14 4 (0.50%) Games
15 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.25%) Publishing
17 1 (0.13%) Electronics
17 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 180 (22.67%) Developer
2 100 (12.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (12.22%) Architect
4 75 (9.45%) AWS Engineer
5 62 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 50 (6.30%) Software Developer
7 45 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
8 43 (5.42%) Software Engineer
9 39 (4.91%) C# Developer
9 39 (4.91%) Platform Engineer
10 32 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
11 31 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 30 (3.78%) DBA
13 29 (3.65%) Test Engineer
14 28 (3.53%) Senior Developer
15 27 (3.40%) Consultant
15 27 (3.40%) Data Engineer
16 25 (3.15%) .NET Developer
17 24 (3.02%) PHP Developer
18 23 (2.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (16.50%) .NET
2 101 (12.72%) Web Services
3 93 (11.71%) React
4 74 (9.32%) HTML
5 72 (9.07%) CSS
6 65 (8.19%) REST
7 62 (7.81%) .NET Core
8 61 (7.68%) AngularJS
9 47 (5.92%) RESTful
10 32 (4.03%) Node.js
11 28 (3.53%) HTML5
11 28 (3.53%) Spring
12 25 (3.15%) .NET Framework
13 23 (2.90%) ASP.NET
14 22 (2.77%) JSON
14 22 (2.77%) Middleware
15 20 (2.52%) SOAP
16 18 (2.27%) Kafka
16 18 (2.27%) Vue.js
17 17 (2.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 115 (14.48%) Public Cloud
2 38 (4.79%) Clustering
2 38 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 36 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (4.03%) Cloud Native
5 20 (2.52%) Life Science
6 17 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.89%) Replication
9 14 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.76%) User Experience
10 12 (1.51%) HP Storage
11 11 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
12 10 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 168 (21.16%) Linux
2 130 (16.37%) Windows
3 61 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 51 (6.42%) Unix
5 21 (2.64%) CentOS
6 19 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.01%) Kali Linux
8 8 (1.01%) Solaris
9 7 (0.88%) Android
9 7 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) SUSE
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (34.13%) DevOps
3 135 (17.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 132 (16.62%) Software Engineering
5 105 (13.22%) Microservices
6 87 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (10.58%) Scrum
8 75 (9.45%) Configuration Management
9 74 (9.32%) Test Automation
10 73 (9.19%) Migration
11 67 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (8.19%) Mentoring
12 65 (8.19%) SDLC
13 62 (7.81%) Coaching
13 62 (7.81%) Full Stack Development
14 52 (6.55%) Computer Science
15 47 (5.92%) Analytics
16 45 (5.67%) Machine Learning
17 41 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (5.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 171 (21.54%) Python
2 168 (21.16%) JavaScript
3 154 (19.40%) SQL
4 121 (15.24%) C#
5 120 (15.11%) Java
6 87 (10.96%) PowerShell
7 51 (6.42%) Bash Shell
8 48 (6.05%) PHP
9 46 (5.79%) Go
10 44 (5.54%) TypeScript
11 42 (5.29%) Ruby
12 29 (3.65%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.76%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.51%) Scala
15 10 (1.26%) ES6
16 9 (1.13%) Dart
16 9 (1.13%) Groovy
16 9 (1.13%) Perl
17 8 (1.01%) Lua
17 8 (1.01%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 125 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 106 (13.35%) SC Cleared
3 81 (10.20%) Degree
4 29 (3.65%) AWS Certification
5 19 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (1.89%) CCNA
7 15 (1.89%) CCNP
7 15 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.26%) MCSA
8 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.26%) NCSIE
9 7 (0.88%) MCSE
10 6 (0.76%) SANS
11 5 (0.63%) CHECK Team Member
11 5 (0.63%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.63%) GXPN
11 5 (0.63%) OSCP
11 5 (0.63%) RHCE
12 4 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.68%) QA
2 19 (2.39%) SLA
3 12 (1.51%) Accessibility
4 11 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 11 (1.39%) GxP
5 10 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.26%) GDPR
6 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) NIST
8 2 (0.25%) PMO
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 213 (26.83%) Docker
2 69 (8.69%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 197 (24.81%) Kubernetes
2 177 (22.29%) Terraform
3 84 (10.58%) Ansible
4 59 (7.43%) Puppet
5 45 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (3.90%) Grafana
7 28 (3.53%) Docker Swarm
8 24 (3.02%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (2.27%) Prometheus
9 18 (2.27%) Salt
10 15 (1.89%) Nagios
10 15 (1.89%) Packer
11 14 (1.76%) Consul
12 12 (1.51%) SCCM
13 11 (1.39%) Graphite
13 11 (1.39%) Rundeck
14 9 (1.13%) Nessus
15 8 (1.01%) CFEngine
15 8 (1.01%) Nmap
16 7 (0.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 189 (23.80%) Microsoft
2 99 (12.47%) VMware
3 94 (11.84%) Oracle
4 74 (9.32%) Google
5 35 (4.41%) Cisco
6 27 (3.40%) Aruba
6 27 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.77%) New Relic
8 20 (2.52%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.52%) Citrix
9 19 (2.39%) NetApp
10 15 (1.89%) Agilent
10 15 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.76%) SAP
12 12 (1.51%) HP
13 10 (1.26%) EMC
13 10 (1.26%) Meraki
14 9 (1.13%) Nimble Storage
15 8 (1.01%) Adobe
16 7 (0.88%) Dynatrace