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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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 15 15 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing AWS 942 693 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.94% 10.76% 9.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.30% 27.81% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 603 539 220
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,450
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.94%
75th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £64,063
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 2,916 2,492 1,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.87% 38.70% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,054 2,004 892
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,399 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,970 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +3 460 £65,000 - 61
Coventry +8 173 £50,000 +23.46% 13
Warwickshire -30 132 £55,000 - 7
Staffordshire -15 40 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Shropshire +1 24 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Wolverhampton +15 10 £59,000 - 4
Herefordshire -2 10 £50,000 -
West Bromwich -3 10 £60,000 -
Solihull -2 7 £58,500 - 3
Worcestershire -33 4 £51,250 -6.82% 4
Walsall -11 2 £56,750 +14.65%
Bilston - 2 £45,000 -
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 605 (64.23%) Azure
2 485 (51.49%) Agile
3 305 (32.38%) DevOps
4 256 (27.18%) Microsoft
5 254 (26.96%) GCP
6 230 (24.42%) SQL
7 229 (24.31%) Python
8 210 (22.29%) Java
9 200 (21.23%) Kubernetes
10 188 (19.96%) Linux
11 183 (19.43%) CI/CD
12 181 (19.21%) Software Engineering
13 169 (17.94%) Coaching
13 169 (17.94%) Docker
14 166 (17.62%) .NET
14 166 (17.62%) Finance
15 157 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 138 (14.65%) Social Skills
17 134 (14.23%) C#
18 132 (14.01%) SaaS
19 129 (13.69%) Cisco
20 128 (13.59%) Windows
21 121 (12.85%) JavaScript
21 121 (12.85%) Analytics
22 120 (12.74%) Information Security
23 117 (12.42%) Terraform
24 116 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
25 114 (12.10%) Data Science
26 111 (11.78%) Scrum
26 111 (11.78%) ITIL

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 29 (3.08%) IIS
2 24 (2.55%) Confluence
3 21 (2.23%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.12%) Apache Solr
5 19 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.91%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.27%) Apache
7 12 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.85%) nginx
10 7 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.21%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.21%) JBoss
11 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.21%) SAS
11 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 46 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) assyst
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 605 (64.23%) Azure
2 254 (26.96%) GCP
3 132 (14.01%) SaaS
4 75 (7.96%) Serverless
5 65 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
6 61 (6.48%) GitHub
7 57 (6.05%) PaaS
8 47 (4.99%) Azure DevOps
8 47 (4.99%) IaaS
9 46 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (3.50%) Power Platform
11 28 (2.97%) Amazon S3
12 26 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (2.34%) Azure AKS
14 18 (1.91%) Amazon ECS
14 18 (1.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 18 (1.91%) OpenShift
15 17 (1.80%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (10.19%) Firewall
2 57 (6.05%) SAN
3 44 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 40 (4.25%) WAN
5 34 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (3.61%) DNS
6 32 (3.40%) Wireless
7 31 (3.29%) DHCP
8 22 (2.34%) LAN
9 21 (2.23%) VPN
10 20 (2.12%) Network Security
10 20 (2.12%) SD-WAN
11 18 (1.91%) Cisco ISE
12 17 (1.80%) BIG-IP
12 17 (1.80%) Cisco Wireless
12 17 (1.80%) SSL
13 16 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (1.70%) HTTP
14 15 (1.59%) TCP/IP
14 15 (1.59%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.86%) Big Data
3 73 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 70 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (5.73%) MySQL
7 46 (4.88%) Data Lake
8 40 (4.25%) Relational Database
9 35 (3.72%) MongoDB
10 33 (3.50%) Power BI
11 31 (3.29%) Tableau
12 24 (2.55%) Redis
13 22 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (2.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.70%) DynamoDB
16 13 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
18 10 (1.06%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 104 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 82 (8.70%) JIRA
3 76 (8.07%) Jenkins
4 41 (4.35%) GitLab
5 29 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (2.87%) CircleCI
7 10 (1.06%) Maven
8 9 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.96%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.85%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.85%) JUnit
9 8 (0.85%) Selenium
10 7 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.74%) Gradle
10 7 (0.74%) SonarQube
10 7 (0.74%) Subversion
11 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.64%) git-flow
11 6 (0.64%) Snyk
12 5 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 166 (17.62%) Finance
2 138 (14.65%) Social Skills
3 65 (6.90%) Automotive
4 60 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.14%) Law
6 36 (3.82%) Legal
7 34 (3.61%) Games
8 31 (3.29%) Retail
9 30 (3.18%) Manufacturing
10 27 (2.87%) Public Sector
11 21 (2.23%) Marketing
12 16 (1.70%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 14 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
14 12 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
15 7 (0.74%) Banking
15 7 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (0.64%) Social Housing
17 5 (0.53%) Advertising
18 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 207 (21.97%) Developer
2 110 (11.68%) Architect
3 85 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
5 67 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 65 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 63 (6.69%) Analyst
8 55 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 46 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
10 43 (4.56%) Network Engineer
11 41 (4.35%) Java Developer
12 35 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
13 34 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 33 (3.50%) Consultant
15 31 (3.29%) AWS Engineer
15 31 (3.29%) Trainee
16 30 (3.18%) Data Architect
17 29 (3.08%) .NET Developer
18 28 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
18 28 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (17.62%) .NET
2 103 (10.93%) React
3 80 (8.49%) Spring
4 66 (7.01%) .NET Core
4 66 (7.01%) CSS
4 66 (7.01%) Node.js
5 65 (6.90%) HTML
6 57 (6.05%) AngularJS
7 45 (4.78%) REST
8 40 (4.25%) Laravel
9 39 (4.14%) Kafka
10 37 (3.93%) RESTful
11 31 (3.29%) ASP.NET
12 30 (3.18%) .NET Framework
13 28 (2.97%) YAML
14 26 (2.76%) Web Services
15 24 (2.55%) Spring Boot
16 23 (2.44%) HTML5
17 22 (2.34%) CSS3
18 19 (2.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.34%) Public Cloud
2 69 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 61 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 55 (5.84%) Algorithms
5 40 (4.25%) Cyberthreat
6 35 (3.72%) Cloud Native
7 29 (3.08%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.87%) Embedded Systems
9 24 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
10 22 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (2.34%) Life Science
11 20 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (2.02%) Social Media
13 18 (1.91%) User Experience
14 17 (1.80%) Clustering
14 17 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
14 17 (1.80%) Legacy Systems
15 14 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.49%) IoT
15 14 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 188 (19.96%) Linux
2 128 (13.59%) Windows
3 75 (7.96%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.78%) Unix
5 20 (2.12%) Solaris
6 16 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.49%) Android
8 12 (1.27%) SUSE
9 10 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.74%) CentOS
11 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.21%) Debian
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (51.49%) Agile
2 305 (32.38%) DevOps
3 183 (19.43%) CI/CD
4 181 (19.21%) Software Engineering
5 169 (17.94%) Coaching
6 157 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 121 (12.85%) Analytics
8 120 (12.74%) Information Security
9 116 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
10 114 (12.10%) Data Science
11 111 (11.78%) ITIL
11 111 (11.78%) Scrum
12 106 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
13 101 (10.72%) Microservices
14 96 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
15 92 (9.77%) TDD
16 87 (9.24%) Containerisation
16 87 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 85 (9.02%) Machine Learning
18 78 (8.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 230 (24.42%) SQL
2 229 (24.31%) Python
3 210 (22.29%) Java
4 134 (14.23%) C#
5 121 (12.85%) JavaScript
6 87 (9.24%) PowerShell
7 77 (8.17%) Go
8 63 (6.69%) PHP
9 56 (5.94%) Bash
10 30 (3.18%) TypeScript
11 25 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.91%) Perl
13 16 (1.70%) Ruby
14 15 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.59%) Scala
15 12 (1.27%) C
16 10 (1.06%) Bourne shell
16 10 (1.06%) C-shell
16 10 (1.06%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (8.28%) Degree
2 50 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.55%) CCNA
5 24 (2.55%) CCNP
6 20 (2.12%) CISSP
7 17 (1.80%) SANS
8 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.74%) CISM
10 6 (0.64%) GCIH
10 6 (0.64%) MCSE
10 6 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.53%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.53%) CEH
11 5 (0.53%) GCIA
11 5 (0.53%) GIAC
12 4 (0.42%) CCA
12 4 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.16%) QA
2 22 (2.34%) SLA
3 21 (2.23%) GDPR
4 14 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.27%) GRC
6 6 (0.64%) NCSC
7 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.32%) PMO
8 2 (0.21%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.21%) NIST
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 169 (17.94%) Docker
2 74 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 66 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.17%) NFS
6 8 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.42%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) LXC
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 200 (21.23%) Kubernetes
2 117 (12.42%) Terraform
3 103 (10.93%) Ansible
4 37 (3.93%) Puppet
5 21 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 15 (1.59%) SCCM
8 14 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (1.49%) vCenter Server
9 12 (1.27%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (1.27%) Packer
10 11 (1.17%) VxRail
10 11 (1.17%) WSUS
11 10 (1.06%) Istio
11 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.96%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.85%) CASB
13 8 (0.85%) Grafana
14 5 (0.53%) Argo
Vendors
1 256 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 129 (13.69%) Cisco
3 110 (11.68%) Google
4 108 (11.46%) VMware
5 77 (8.17%) Oracle
6 41 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 29 (3.08%) ServiceNow
8 28 (2.97%) CheckPoint
8 28 (2.97%) F5
9 26 (2.76%) Citrix
10 23 (2.44%) Palo Alto
11 21 (2.23%) Apple
11 21 (2.23%) IBM
12 19 (2.02%) Twitter
13 18 (1.91%) Facebook
14 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.70%) Sun
14 16 (1.70%) Veritas
15 14 (1.49%) New Relic
15 14 (1.49%) Remedy