Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 41 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +34 +60
Permanent jobs citing AWS 672 478 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.88% 5.43% 3.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.39% 25.81% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 530 366 315
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,900 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £70,993
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 2,075 1,852 1,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.41% 21.05% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,488 1,338
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 +10 236 £65,000 +8.33% 59
Coventry +13 126 £51,500 +0.98% 14
Warwickshire +46 82 £50,875 +51.87% 5
Solihull +6 52 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Shropshire +17 48 £51,250 -10.87% 10
Worcestershire +15 42 £53,750 +53.57% 20
Staffordshire +22 37 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Herefordshire - 25 £45,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 3 £60,000 -
Dudley - 3 £55,000 - 1
Walsall - 1 £70,000 - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 451 (67.11%) Azure
2 311 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (38.24%) DevOps
4 197 (29.32%) SQL
5 196 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 149 (22.17%) Linux
7 148 (22.02%) Python
8 131 (19.49%) Docker
9 129 (19.20%) .NET
10 126 (18.75%) Web Services
11 123 (18.30%) C#
12 118 (17.56%) Java
13 109 (16.22%) Windows
14 105 (15.63%) Jenkins
15 101 (15.03%) Scrum
16 94 (13.99%) ASP.NET
17 90 (13.39%) SQL Server
17 90 (13.39%) GCP
18 89 (13.24%) Software Engineering
18 89 (13.24%) Git (software)
19 88 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
19 88 (13.10%) Terraform
20 87 (12.95%) Ansible
20 87 (12.95%) VMware
21 83 (12.35%) Office 365
21 83 (12.35%) Serverless
22 82 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
23 79 (11.76%) Active Directory
24 78 (11.61%) Google
24 78 (11.61%) Amazon RDS

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 28 (4.17%) SAS
2 23 (3.42%) Confluence
3 22 (3.27%) Apache
4 15 (2.23%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.49%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.04%) nginx
7 6 (0.89%) IIS
8 5 (0.74%) Anypoint
8 5 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) Drupal
10 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.15%) Mule
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.30%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 451 (67.11%) Azure
2 90 (13.39%) GCP
3 83 (12.35%) Office 365
3 83 (12.35%) Serverless
4 82 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
5 70 (10.42%) Amazon S3
6 66 (9.82%) PaaS
7 56 (8.33%) IaaS
8 53 (7.89%) SaaS
9 48 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 47 (6.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 46 (6.85%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (6.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 30 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
15 29 (4.32%) Amazon ECS
15 29 (4.32%) GitHub
16 24 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (2.98%) IBM Cloud
18 19 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.78%) Firewall
2 30 (4.46%) DNS
3 29 (4.32%) LAN
4 25 (3.72%) WAN
5 22 (3.27%) HTTP
6 19 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (2.83%) MPLS
7 18 (2.68%) VPN
8 17 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (2.53%) SMTP
9 15 (2.23%) FTP
9 15 (2.23%) SSH
10 14 (2.08%) MQTT
10 14 (2.08%) Wireless
11 13 (1.93%) DHCP
11 13 (1.93%) Network Security
11 13 (1.93%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (1.93%) Skype
12 11 (1.64%) TCP/IP
12 11 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.61%) Amazon RDS
3 65 (9.67%) MySQL
4 46 (6.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 37 (5.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 35 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 34 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 33 (4.91%) Hadoop
9 31 (4.61%) Azure SQL Database
10 26 (3.87%) Big Data
10 26 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (3.72%) Amazon Aurora
12 24 (3.57%) Pentaho
12 24 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.93%) Power BI
13 13 (1.93%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.34%) Redis
17 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 105 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 89 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.63%) JIRA
4 46 (6.85%) Maven
5 28 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 26 (3.87%) Visual Studio
7 25 (3.72%) Bitbucket
8 20 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (2.83%) Selenium
10 17 (2.53%) JUnit
11 16 (2.38%) GitLab
12 10 (1.49%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.74%) CircleCI
14 5 (0.74%) Codeship
14 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 55 (8.18%) Public Sector
2 38 (5.65%) Retail
3 33 (4.91%) Finance
4 15 (2.23%) Electronics
5 10 (1.49%) Automotive
6 8 (1.19%) Marketing
7 6 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.60%) Back Office
9 3 (0.45%) Advertising
9 3 (0.45%) Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.30%) Billing
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 180 (26.79%) Developer
2 126 (18.75%) Architect
3 78 (11.61%) .NET Developer
4 72 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 56 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 52 (7.74%) Cloud Architect
7 49 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 42 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 36 (5.36%) Software Engineer
10 33 (4.91%) Cloud Developer
11 32 (4.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 29 (4.32%) Technical Architect
13 27 (4.02%) Consultant
14 26 (3.87%) Analyst
15 25 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (3.72%) Software Developer
16 24 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (3.57%) Security Analyst
17 23 (3.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (19.20%) .NET
2 126 (18.75%) Web Services
3 94 (13.99%) ASP.NET
4 58 (8.63%) HTML
5 57 (8.48%) .NET Core
6 47 (6.99%) CSS
7 44 (6.55%) React
8 41 (6.10%) AngularJS
9 40 (5.95%) RESTful
10 39 (5.80%) .NET Framework
10 39 (5.80%) Node.js
11 38 (5.65%) XML
12 36 (5.36%) JSON
13 35 (5.21%) Spring
14 31 (4.61%) HTML5
15 25 (3.72%) Kafka
16 24 (3.57%) SOAP
17 20 (2.98%) Ajax
17 20 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (2.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.71%) Public Cloud
2 63 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 49 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 35 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (4.02%) User Experience
8 22 (3.27%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.23%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.23%) Infotainment
10 14 (2.08%) Smart Home
11 13 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.49%) Replication
13 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (1.34%) iPad
13 9 (1.34%) Smart City
14 8 (1.19%) Clustering
14 8 (1.19%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 149 (22.17%) Linux
2 109 (16.22%) Windows
3 56 (8.33%) Unix
4 46 (6.85%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.23%) CentOS
8 14 (2.08%) Android
9 11 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (46.28%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (38.24%) DevOps
3 101 (15.03%) Scrum
4 89 (13.24%) Software Engineering
5 88 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (11.46%) Migration
7 68 (10.12%) SDLC
8 67 (9.97%) Mentoring
9 66 (9.82%) ITIL
9 66 (9.82%) Presales
10 65 (9.67%) Test Automation
11 60 (8.93%) Analytics
12 53 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 52 (7.74%) Microservices
14 51 (7.59%) Infrastructure as Code
15 50 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
16 48 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
17 47 (6.99%) MVC
17 47 (6.99%) Unit Testing
18 46 (6.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 197 (29.32%) SQL
2 148 (22.02%) Python
3 123 (18.30%) C#
4 118 (17.56%) Java
5 66 (9.82%) Bash Shell
6 54 (8.04%) JavaScript
7 48 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 27 (4.02%) PHP
9 24 (3.57%) C
9 24 (3.57%) Go
10 22 (3.27%) Perl
11 18 (2.68%) Scala
12 17 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.38%) Ruby
14 10 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.89%) Groovy
16 6 (0.89%) R
17 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (7.89%) Degree
2 23 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.64%) CCNP
6 9 (1.34%) CISSP
7 8 (1.19%) CCNA
7 8 (1.19%) CISM
8 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.89%) RHCE
10 5 (0.74%) CCDP
10 5 (0.74%) HND
11 4 (0.60%) MCSA
12 3 (0.45%) CCIE
12 3 (0.45%) ISEB
13 2 (0.30%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.57%) SLA
2 19 (2.83%) QA
3 6 (0.89%) GDPR
4 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (19.49%) Docker
2 79 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 61 (9.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (7.44%) Hyper-V
5 40 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.79%) XenApp
7 11 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.49%) vSphere
9 9 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.04%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.60%) Varnish
12 4 (0.60%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.30%) Postfix
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
15 1 (0.15%) HDFS
15 1 (0.15%) vCloud
15 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 88 (13.10%) Terraform
2 87 (12.95%) Ansible
3 68 (10.12%) Kubernetes
4 56 (8.33%) Puppet
5 29 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.53%) SCCM
7 16 (2.38%) Packer
8 13 (1.93%) CASB
8 13 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (1.93%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.79%) FortiGate
10 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (1.49%) Grafana
12 8 (1.19%) Prometheus
12 8 (1.19%) Salt
13 7 (1.04%) Backup Exec
13 7 (1.04%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
13 7 (1.04%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 196 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.95%) VMware
3 78 (11.61%) Google
4 62 (9.23%) Oracle
5 46 (6.85%) Cisco
6 30 (4.46%) IBM
7 29 (4.32%) Citrix
8 27 (4.02%) Cloudera
9 23 (3.42%) Veeam
10 15 (2.23%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.08%) Meraki
12 13 (1.93%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.19%) Nimble Storage
14 7 (1.04%) arcserve
14 7 (1.04%) CommVault
14 7 (1.04%) Dell
14 7 (1.04%) NetApp
14 7 (1.04%) New Relic
14 7 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.04%) Symantec