Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 17 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 +41 +29
Permanent jobs citing AWS 385 809 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.78% 10.16% 4.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.30% 38.23% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 346 653 356
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £36,625 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 1,314 2,116 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.38% 26.58% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,069 1,664 1,526
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,265 £27,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £70,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 12 July 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 12 July 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 -1 161 £55,000 -12.00% 29
Coventry +3 61 £52,500 -3.67% 6
Warwickshire -6 48 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Worcestershire +8 25 £55,000 +54.93% 10
Staffordshire +4 19 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Shropshire -8 17 £70,000 +36.59% 7
Walsall +3 10 £60,000 -14.29%
Solihull -28 9 £58,500 -0.43% 3
Wednesbury -3 3 £60,000 +2.13% 2
West Bromwich - 2 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £42,500 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 244 (63.38%) Azure
2 157 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (40.26%) DevOps
4 123 (31.95%) Python
5 93 (24.16%) Linux
6 86 (22.34%) Docker
7 85 (22.08%) JavaScript
8 83 (21.56%) SaaS
9 81 (21.04%) Microsoft
10 72 (18.70%) Git (software)
11 71 (18.44%) Microservices
12 69 (17.92%) GCP
13 64 (16.62%) SQL
14 63 (16.36%) Serverless
15 58 (15.06%) Kubernetes
16 57 (14.81%) Windows
16 57 (14.81%) Java
17 55 (14.29%) Terraform
18 54 (14.03%) Software Engineering
19 52 (13.51%) Jenkins
20 51 (13.25%) Node.js
20 51 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
20 51 (13.25%) C#
21 49 (12.73%) Web Services
21 49 (12.73%) Ansible
22 48 (12.47%) AWS Lambda
22 48 (12.47%) .NET
22 48 (12.47%) MongoDB
23 43 (11.17%) Bash Shell
23 43 (11.17%) TDD

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 12 (3.12%) Apache Spark
1 12 (3.12%) Confluence
2 10 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.34%) SAS
4 6 (1.56%) Anypoint
4 6 (1.56%) IIS
5 4 (1.04%) CMS
5 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Fuse
5 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.52%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Magento
1 2 (0.52%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 244 (63.38%) Azure
2 83 (21.56%) SaaS
3 69 (17.92%) GCP
4 63 (16.36%) Serverless
5 48 (12.47%) AWS Lambda
6 40 (10.39%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (9.61%) PaaS
8 33 (8.57%) Amazon S3
9 23 (5.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 23 (5.97%) GitHub
10 20 (5.19%) CloudFront
11 18 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (4.16%) IaaS
12 16 (4.16%) Route 53
13 15 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (3.90%) Office 365
14 14 (3.64%) Firebase
15 13 (3.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 12 (3.12%) Power Platform
17 9 (2.34%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.68%) Firewall
2 8 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.30%) Broadband
4 4 (1.04%) HTTP
4 4 (1.04%) Network Security
4 4 (1.04%) SAN
5 3 (0.78%) DNS
5 3 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.78%) LAN
5 3 (0.78%) WAN
6 2 (0.52%) 3G
6 2 (0.52%) 4G
6 2 (0.52%) 5G
6 2 (0.52%) Intranet
6 2 (0.52%) LTE
6 2 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.52%) SMS
6 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.52%) WLAN
7 1 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.47%) MongoDB
2 42 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.09%) MySQL
4 28 (7.27%) Big Data
5 23 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 20 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (4.42%) Hadoop
8 16 (4.16%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (3.12%) Power BI
11 11 (2.86%) Data Lake
12 10 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.34%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.08%) Redis
15 7 (1.82%) Pentaho
16 6 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (1.30%) Apache Hive
17 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (18.70%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 34 (8.83%) GitLab
4 24 (6.23%) JIRA
5 21 (5.45%) Maven
6 14 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.38%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.08%) DbUnit
9 8 (2.08%) jMock
9 8 (2.08%) JUnit
9 8 (2.08%) Mockito
9 8 (2.08%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.30%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.30%) Moq
13 4 (1.04%) RStudio
14 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (9.35%) Finance
2 17 (4.42%) Retail
3 9 (2.34%) Billing
4 8 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.56%) Games
6 5 (1.30%) Automotive
7 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.04%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.78%) Electronics
8 3 (0.78%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (25.71%) Developer
2 65 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (8.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 33 (8.57%) Architect
5 25 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 24 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.71%) Consultant
8 19 (4.94%) Backend Developer
9 18 (4.68%) Azure Engineer
10 16 (4.16%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (3.64%) Analyst
12 14 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (3.64%) Web Developer
13 13 (3.38%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (3.12%) Cloud Architect
14 12 (3.12%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.12%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.12%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.25%) Node.js
2 49 (12.73%) Web Services
3 48 (12.47%) .NET
4 40 (10.39%) React
5 36 (9.35%) AngularJS
5 36 (9.35%) REST
6 32 (8.31%) .NET Core
7 30 (7.79%) CSS
7 30 (7.79%) Flask
7 30 (7.79%) HTML
8 28 (7.27%) Django
9 24 (6.23%) ASP.NET
10 23 (5.97%) .NET Framework
11 19 (4.94%) Kafka
12 18 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (4.16%) JSON
14 15 (3.90%) GraphQL
14 15 (3.90%) HTML5
14 15 (3.90%) SOAP
15 14 (3.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.65%) Public Cloud
2 21 (5.45%) User Experience
3 17 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.12%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.56%) Clustering
8 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.30%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.04%) Smart Home
11 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.16%) Linux
2 57 (14.81%) Windows
3 39 (10.13%) Unix
4 23 (5.97%) Windows Server
5 20 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.86%) AIX
6 11 (2.86%) CentOS
7 6 (1.56%) Android
8 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.52%) VMS
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (40.26%) DevOps
3 71 (18.44%) Microservices
4 54 (14.03%) Software Engineering
5 51 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (11.17%) TDD
7 41 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 39 (10.13%) Scrum
9 38 (9.87%) Analytics
10 34 (8.83%) Fintech
11 33 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 28 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (7.27%) Open Source
14 27 (7.01%) Configuration Management
14 27 (7.01%) IT Strategy
15 26 (6.75%) Test Automation
15 26 (6.75%) Web Development
16 25 (6.49%) Infrastructure as Code
16 25 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (31.95%) Python
2 85 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 64 (16.62%) SQL
4 57 (14.81%) Java
5 51 (13.25%) C#
6 43 (11.17%) Bash Shell
7 38 (9.87%) PowerShell
8 29 (7.53%) C++
8 29 (7.53%) PHP
9 18 (4.68%) Perl
10 12 (3.12%) Ruby
11 11 (2.86%) ABAP
11 11 (2.86%) Go
11 11 (2.86%) R
12 9 (2.34%) C
13 8 (2.08%) ES6
13 8 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.08%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (5.45%) Degree
2 17 (4.42%) AWS Certification
3 16 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.86%) MCSE
5 10 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.34%) MCSA
7 8 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.82%) CISSP
8 7 (1.82%) RHCE
9 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.78%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.78%) GCIA
9 3 (0.78%) GCIH
9 3 (0.78%) GIAC
9 3 (0.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (0.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (2.08%) SLA
2 7 (1.82%) NIST
2 7 (1.82%) QA
3 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.30%) GDPR
4 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (22.34%) Docker
2 20 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.56%) vSphere
6 5 (1.30%) HDFS
7 4 (1.04%) Postfix
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 58 (15.06%) Kubernetes
2 55 (14.29%) Terraform
3 49 (12.73%) Ansible
4 34 (8.83%) Puppet
5 13 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.60%) Data Guard
6 10 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (2.60%) Grafana
6 10 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (2.60%) Packer
7 9 (2.34%) Graphite
7 9 (2.34%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.82%) Consul
9 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.04%) Rancher
10 4 (1.04%) SCCM
11 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.52%) Mesos
11 2 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.13%) Google
3 31 (8.05%) Oracle
4 28 (7.27%) VMware
5 14 (3.64%) Dynatrace
5 14 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.38%) SAP
7 10 (2.60%) IBM
8 7 (1.82%) Cisco
8 7 (1.82%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.56%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.56%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.30%) Informatica
10 5 (1.30%) Tableau
10 5 (1.30%) Talend
11 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.04%) NetApp
11 4 (1.04%) New Relic
11 4 (1.04%) ServiceNow