Period
to 23 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 38 76
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 +58
Permanent jobs citing AWS 662 482 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.87% 5.58% 3.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.47% 26.44% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 530 372 314
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,875 £33,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £70,606
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 2,039 1,823 1,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.33% 21.11% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,700 1,467 1,323
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 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

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 23 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 23 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 +11 233 £65,000 +8.33% 57
Coventry +11 128 £50,000 - 12
Warwickshire +38 75 £50,000 +40.85% 6
Solihull +5 54 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Shropshire +14 44 £51,250 -10.87% 11
Worcestershire +12 42 £53,750 +53.57% 24
Staffordshire +21 36 £42,500 -2.86% 8
Herefordshire - 25 £45,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 3 £60,000 -
Dudley - 3 £55,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £70,000 - 1
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 445 (67.22%) Azure
2 301 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (37.61%) DevOps
4 193 (29.15%) Microsoft
5 191 (28.85%) SQL
6 148 (22.36%) Linux
7 145 (21.90%) Python
8 126 (19.03%) .NET
8 126 (19.03%) Docker
9 125 (18.88%) Web Services
10 120 (18.13%) C#
11 113 (17.07%) Java
12 110 (16.62%) Windows
13 98 (14.80%) Jenkins
14 96 (14.50%) Scrum
15 93 (14.05%) ASP.NET
16 89 (13.44%) SQL Server
16 89 (13.44%) GCP
17 87 (13.14%) VMware
18 86 (12.99%) Office 365
19 83 (12.54%) Ansible
19 83 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
19 83 (12.54%) Git (software)
20 82 (12.39%) Software Engineering
21 81 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
21 81 (12.24%) Terraform
22 80 (12.08%) Active Directory
23 78 (11.78%) Google
23 78 (11.78%) Serverless
23 78 (11.78%) 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 24 (3.63%) SAS
2 22 (3.32%) Apache
3 21 (3.17%) Confluence
4 15 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.06%) IIS
7 7 (1.06%) nginx
8 6 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.76%) Anypoint
9 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.30%) Drupal
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.15%) Mule
12 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.91%) 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
1 445 (67.22%) Azure
2 89 (13.44%) GCP
3 86 (12.99%) Office 365
4 81 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
5 78 (11.78%) Serverless
6 69 (10.42%) Amazon S3
7 64 (9.67%) PaaS
8 56 (8.46%) IaaS
9 52 (7.85%) SaaS
10 49 (7.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 47 (7.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 46 (6.95%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (6.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 30 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
15 29 (4.38%) Amazon ECS
15 29 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (4.08%) GitHub
17 24 (3.63%) Amazon SQS
18 21 (3.17%) IBM Cloud
19 19 (2.87%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.21%) Firewall
2 32 (4.83%) LAN
3 31 (4.68%) DNS
4 28 (4.23%) WAN
5 21 (3.17%) HTTP
6 20 (3.02%) VPN
7 19 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (2.72%) MPLS
9 17 (2.57%) SMTP
10 16 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (2.42%) Wireless
11 15 (2.27%) FTP
11 15 (2.27%) SSH
12 14 (2.11%) DHCP
12 14 (2.11%) MQTT
13 12 (1.81%) Network Security
13 12 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (1.81%) Skype
14 10 (1.51%) Internet
14 10 (1.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.78%) Amazon RDS
3 65 (9.82%) MySQL
4 46 (6.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 35 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 33 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 28 (4.23%) Hadoop
9 25 (3.78%) Amazon Aurora
9 25 (3.78%) Big Data
10 23 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (3.02%) Pentaho
12 13 (1.96%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.81%) Power BI
13 12 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.36%) Redis
16 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 98 (14.80%) Jenkins
2 83 (12.54%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.61%) JIRA
4 41 (6.19%) Maven
5 24 (3.63%) Artifactory
5 24 (3.63%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.17%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.87%) Selenium
7 19 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (2.57%) JUnit
9 16 (2.42%) GitLab
10 10 (1.51%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.76%) CircleCI
12 5 (0.76%) Codeship
12 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 54 (8.16%) Public Sector
2 38 (5.74%) Retail
3 34 (5.14%) Finance
4 14 (2.11%) Electronics
5 9 (1.36%) Automotive
6 7 (1.06%) Marketing
7 6 (0.91%) 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%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 176 (26.59%) Developer
2 127 (19.18%) Architect
3 75 (11.33%) .NET Developer
4 71 (10.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 56 (8.46%) Senior Developer
6 52 (7.85%) Cloud Architect
7 48 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (6.34%) Java Developer
9 40 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 34 (5.14%) Software Engineer
11 33 (4.98%) Cloud Developer
12 31 (4.68%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 31 (4.68%) Technical Architect
13 28 (4.23%) Consultant
14 26 (3.93%) Analyst
15 25 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (3.63%) Security Analyst
16 24 (3.63%) Software Developer
17 21 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (19.03%) .NET
2 125 (18.88%) Web Services
3 93 (14.05%) ASP.NET
4 56 (8.46%) HTML
5 54 (8.16%) .NET Core
6 46 (6.95%) CSS
7 43 (6.50%) React
8 40 (6.04%) AngularJS
9 39 (5.89%) .NET Framework
10 38 (5.74%) RESTful
11 37 (5.59%) Node.js
11 37 (5.59%) XML
12 35 (5.29%) Spring
13 34 (5.14%) JSON
14 30 (4.53%) HTML5
15 25 (3.78%) Kafka
16 24 (3.63%) SOAP
17 20 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (3.02%) J2EE
18 19 (2.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.88%) Public Cloud
2 64 (9.67%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.50%) Private Cloud
5 35 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (3.78%) User Experience
8 21 (3.17%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.27%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.11%) Infotainment
10 14 (2.11%) Smart Home
11 13 (1.96%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.51%) Replication
13 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (1.36%) iPad
14 8 (1.21%) Clustering
14 8 (1.21%) Smart City
15 7 (1.06%) BYOD
15 7 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 148 (22.36%) Linux
2 110 (16.62%) Windows
3 52 (7.85%) Unix
4 48 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.42%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.27%) CentOS
8 14 (2.11%) Android
9 12 (1.81%) Ubuntu
10 11 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.15%) Debian
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (37.61%) DevOps
3 96 (14.50%) Scrum
4 83 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (12.39%) Software Engineering
6 77 (11.63%) Migration
7 68 (10.27%) ITIL
8 66 (9.97%) SDLC
9 65 (9.82%) Presales
10 64 (9.67%) Mentoring
10 64 (9.67%) Test Automation
11 54 (8.16%) Analytics
11 54 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (7.85%) Microservices
13 49 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (7.10%) Infrastructure as Code
15 46 (6.95%) OO
15 46 (6.95%) Technical Leadership
15 46 (6.95%) Unit Testing
16 45 (6.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 191 (28.85%) SQL
2 145 (21.90%) Python
3 120 (18.13%) C#
4 113 (17.07%) Java
5 64 (9.67%) Bash Shell
6 52 (7.85%) JavaScript
7 47 (7.10%) PowerShell
8 26 (3.93%) PHP
9 24 (3.63%) C
10 23 (3.47%) Go
11 21 (3.17%) Perl
12 18 (2.72%) Scala
13 16 (2.42%) Ruby
13 16 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.11%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.06%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.91%) Groovy
18 5 (0.76%) R
18 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (7.40%) Degree
2 23 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.66%) CCNP
7 9 (1.36%) CISSP
8 8 (1.21%) CISM
9 7 (1.06%) CCNA
10 6 (0.91%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.91%) RHCE
11 5 (0.76%) CCDP
11 5 (0.76%) HND
12 4 (0.60%) MCSA
13 3 (0.45%) CCIE
13 3 (0.45%) ISEB
14 2 (0.30%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.78%) SLA
2 20 (3.02%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) GDPR
4 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (19.03%) Docker
2 80 (12.08%) Active Directory
3 62 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (7.55%) Hyper-V
5 39 (5.89%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.66%) XenApp
7 10 (1.51%) vSphere
7 10 (1.51%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.06%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.60%) Varnish
11 4 (0.60%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.30%) Postfix
14 1 (0.15%) Firmware
14 1 (0.15%) HDFS
14 1 (0.15%) vCloud
14 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 83 (12.54%) Ansible
2 81 (12.24%) Terraform
3 67 (10.12%) Kubernetes
4 54 (8.16%) Puppet
5 28 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.57%) SCCM
7 16 (2.42%) Packer
8 13 (1.96%) CASB
8 13 (1.96%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (1.66%) FortiGate
11 10 (1.51%) Grafana
11 10 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (1.21%) Prometheus
12 8 (1.21%) Salt
13 7 (1.06%) Backup Exec
13 7 (1.06%) HAProxy
13 7 (1.06%) SCOM
14 6 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
14 6 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 193 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.14%) VMware
3 78 (11.78%) Google
4 57 (8.61%) Oracle
5 48 (7.25%) Cisco
6 31 (4.68%) IBM
7 28 (4.23%) Citrix
8 22 (3.32%) Cloudera
8 22 (3.32%) Veeam
9 16 (2.42%) Meraki
10 14 (2.11%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.11%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.36%) New Relic
11 9 (1.36%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.21%) Dynatrace
12 8 (1.21%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (1.06%) Dell
13 7 (1.06%) NetApp
13 7 (1.06%) Symantec
14 6 (0.91%) CommVault