Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 18 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 +37
Permanent jobs citing AWS 292 671 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.36% 8.88% 5.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.45% 32.43% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 228 597 419
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,350 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,300 £73,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 959 2,069 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.32% 27.39% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 755 1,720 1,485
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +4 102 £57,500 -11.54% 40
Coventry +4 47 £49,000 -4.85% 10
Warwickshire +3 38 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Worcestershire +23 26 £38,250 -27.14% 12
Shropshire -6 19 £45,000 -15.29% 12
Staffordshire +3 15 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Solihull -7 15 £60,000 - 2
Wednesbury 0 7 £60,000 - 2
Walsall +8 6 £62,500 -10.71%
Willenhall - 1 £42,500 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 178 (60.96%) Azure
2 144 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (38.01%) DevOps
4 109 (37.33%) Python
5 80 (27.40%) JavaScript
6 71 (24.32%) Terraform
7 70 (23.97%) Microsoft
7 70 (23.97%) Docker
8 66 (22.60%) GCP
9 65 (22.26%) Linux
10 64 (21.92%) Microservices
11 63 (21.58%) Kubernetes
12 62 (21.23%) SaaS
13 61 (20.89%) SQL
14 55 (18.84%) MongoDB
15 52 (17.81%) Software Engineering
16 47 (16.10%) Git (software)
17 45 (15.41%) Node.js
17 45 (15.41%) Oracle
18 44 (15.07%) Ansible
18 44 (15.07%) Jenkins
19 41 (14.04%) AngularJS
19 41 (14.04%) REST
20 40 (13.70%) Flask
21 39 (13.36%) GitHub
21 39 (13.36%) TDD
22 38 (13.01%) Java
23 37 (12.67%) React
23 37 (12.67%) SQL Server
23 37 (12.67%) Serverless

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 18 (6.16%) Confluence
2 7 (2.40%) SAS
3 6 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) Anypoint
6 2 (0.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Magento
1 2 (0.68%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 178 (60.96%) Azure
2 66 (22.60%) GCP
3 62 (21.23%) SaaS
4 39 (13.36%) GitHub
5 37 (12.67%) Serverless
6 36 (12.33%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (7.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (6.85%) PaaS
9 15 (5.14%) Office 365
10 12 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (3.77%) Amazon S3
11 11 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (2.74%) AWS CloudTrail
13 8 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (2.74%) Heroku
13 8 (2.74%) Power Platform
14 6 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (2.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.14%) Firewall
2 11 (3.77%) HTTP
3 6 (2.05%) LAN
3 6 (2.05%) WAN
4 5 (1.71%) AMQP
4 5 (1.71%) DNS
4 5 (1.71%) VPN
5 4 (1.37%) Broadband
5 4 (1.37%) Network Security
5 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.68%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) SAN
8 1 (0.34%) 3G
8 1 (0.34%) 4G
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.34%) SMTP
8 1 (0.34%) SNMP
8 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.84%) MongoDB
2 37 (12.67%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.25%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.53%) MySQL
5 13 (4.45%) Big Data
6 11 (3.77%) Data Lake
7 10 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (2.74%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.74%) Redis
9 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.40%) Pentaho
10 6 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.05%) GIS
10 6 (2.05%) Power BI
10 6 (2.05%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.37%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 47 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.07%) Jenkins
3 31 (10.62%) JIRA
4 13 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (4.11%) GitLab
6 11 (3.77%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.74%) Maven
9 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.03%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.68%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.34%) Mocha
12 1 (0.34%) Postman
12 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 16 (5.48%) Public Sector
2 11 (3.77%) Finance
3 6 (2.05%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.05%) Retail
4 5 (1.71%) Law
5 4 (1.37%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) Digital Economy
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (27.40%) Developer
2 38 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (12.67%) Architect
4 21 (7.19%) Senior Developer
5 20 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (6.16%) Azure Engineer
7 17 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.48%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.14%) Backend Developer
9 15 (5.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Consultant
10 14 (4.79%) Security Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.45%) Lead Developer
11 13 (4.45%) Python Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Python Developer
12 12 (4.11%) SAP Consultant
13 11 (3.77%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.41%) Node.js
2 41 (14.04%) AngularJS
2 41 (14.04%) REST
3 40 (13.70%) Flask
4 37 (12.67%) React
5 35 (11.99%) .NET
6 32 (10.96%) Django
7 27 (9.25%) Kafka
8 25 (8.56%) CSS
8 25 (8.56%) HTML
9 20 (6.85%) .NET Framework
10 19 (6.51%) Web Services
11 18 (6.16%) Vue.js
12 17 (5.82%) .NET Core
12 17 (5.82%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (5.14%) GraphQL
13 15 (5.14%) HTML5
13 15 (5.14%) Spring
14 12 (4.11%) Laravel
14 12 (4.11%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.45%) Private Cloud
4 12 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.77%) User Experience
6 10 (3.42%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.05%) DataPower
8 6 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.37%) Smart Home
10 3 (1.03%) Clustering
10 3 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.68%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.34%) PKI
12 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.26%) Linux
2 34 (11.64%) Windows
3 28 (9.59%) Unix
4 17 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.11%) Android
7 11 (3.77%) AIX
8 9 (3.08%) CentOS
9 8 (2.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (38.01%) DevOps
3 64 (21.92%) Microservices
4 52 (17.81%) Software Engineering
5 39 (13.36%) TDD
6 36 (12.33%) Fintech
7 33 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (10.27%) Scrum
9 27 (9.25%) Migration
10 26 (8.90%) Artificial Intelligence
10 26 (8.90%) Configuration Management
10 26 (8.90%) Test Automation
11 25 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 25 (8.56%) Web Development
12 24 (8.22%) Infrastructure as Code
12 24 (8.22%) SDLC
13 22 (7.53%) BDD
13 22 (7.53%) Coaching
13 22 (7.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.33%) Python
2 80 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.89%) SQL
4 38 (13.01%) Java
5 25 (8.56%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.22%) PHP
7 23 (7.88%) C#
8 22 (7.53%) Bash Shell
9 17 (5.82%) Go
10 13 (4.45%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.77%) ABAP
11 11 (3.77%) Ruby
11 11 (3.77%) TypeScript
12 10 (3.42%) C++
12 10 (3.42%) Perl
13 9 (3.08%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.05%) ES6
14 6 (2.05%) R
15 4 (1.37%) HiveQL
16 2 (0.68%) Rust
Qualifications
1 26 (8.90%) Degree
2 22 (7.53%) AWS Certification
3 18 (6.16%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.82%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.74%) MCSA
6 8 (2.74%) MCSE
6 8 (2.74%) RHCE
6 8 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.34%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.34%) GCIA
10 1 (0.34%) GCIH
10 1 (0.34%) GIAC
10 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) NIST
2 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.03%) GDPR
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 70 (23.97%) Docker
2 18 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.37%) HDFS
6 2 (0.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 71 (24.32%) Terraform
2 63 (21.58%) Kubernetes
3 44 (15.07%) Ansible
4 27 (9.25%) Puppet
5 10 (3.42%) Data Guard
5 10 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (3.42%) Prometheus
6 9 (3.08%) Grafana
6 9 (3.08%) Graphite
6 9 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.40%) Packer
8 4 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) Consul
10 2 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.34%) CASB
11 1 (0.34%) Istio
11 1 (0.34%) rkt
11 1 (0.34%) Simpana
Vendors
1 70 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.41%) Oracle
3 26 (8.90%) Google
4 20 (6.85%) IBM
5 19 (6.51%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.82%) VMware
7 14 (4.79%) SAP
8 9 (3.08%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.74%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.40%) Cloudera
11 6 (2.05%) Cisco
11 6 (2.05%) Splunk
12 5 (1.71%) HubSpot
12 5 (1.71%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.37%) Dynatrace
13 4 (1.37%) Informatica
13 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.37%) Talend
14 2 (0.68%) Citrix
14 2 (0.68%) GoldenSource