Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 18 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +44
Permanent jobs citing AWS 384 639 589
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.88% 8.88% 7.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.66% 30.65% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 358 635 501
Median annual salary £53,750 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.38% -0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £80,000
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 1,213 2,085 1,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.68% 28.99% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,796 1,446
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% - +13.75%
10th Percentile £29,550 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +8 168 £57,500 -4.96% 56
Coventry +7 44 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Worcestershire +13 40 £47,500 -9.52% 11
Shropshire +4 33 £57,500 +2.22% 5
Warwickshire +3 31 £45,000 -14.29% 12
Solihull -1 22 £62,500 +4.17% 6
Wednesbury -1 13 £60,000 - 2
Staffordshire +11 9 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Wolverhampton 0 5 £35,500 -55.63% 1
Walsall +6 4 £58,031 +5.51% 4
AWS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 221 (57.55%) Azure
2 185 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (39.06%) DevOps
4 128 (33.33%) Python
4 128 (33.33%) Terraform
5 116 (30.21%) Docker
6 105 (27.34%) Kubernetes
7 98 (25.52%) JavaScript
8 94 (24.48%) Microservices
9 92 (23.96%) Linux
10 91 (23.70%) GCP
11 80 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 79 (20.57%) SQL
12 79 (20.57%) Ansible
13 75 (19.53%) Git (software)
14 74 (19.27%) SaaS
15 73 (19.01%) Jenkins
16 70 (18.23%) Oracle
17 61 (15.89%) MongoDB
18 56 (14.58%) Node.js
19 54 (14.06%) Java
19 54 (14.06%) Serverless
20 53 (13.80%) GitHub
21 51 (13.28%) REST
21 51 (13.28%) AWS Lambda
22 50 (13.02%) Infrastructure as Code
22 50 (13.02%) Windows
23 49 (12.76%) AngularJS
24 48 (12.50%) Degree
25 46 (11.98%) Flask

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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 12 (3.13%) SAS
3 10 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.78%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 221 (57.55%) Azure
2 91 (23.70%) GCP
3 74 (19.27%) SaaS
4 54 (14.06%) Serverless
5 53 (13.80%) GitHub
6 51 (13.28%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (11.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (8.33%) PaaS
9 22 (5.73%) Office 365
10 19 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 19 (4.95%) IaaS
11 17 (4.43%) OpenShift
12 16 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (3.13%) Amazon S3
14 11 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (2.60%) npm
16 9 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
18 6 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.55%) Firewall
2 19 (4.95%) HTTP
3 14 (3.65%) WAN
4 13 (3.39%) LAN
5 12 (3.13%) DNS
6 11 (2.86%) Network Security
7 10 (2.60%) AMQP
7 10 (2.60%) VPN
8 9 (2.34%) VLAN
9 7 (1.82%) Internet
9 7 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.56%) DHCP
10 6 (1.56%) SAN
10 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.30%) SNMP
12 4 (1.04%) SMTP
12 4 (1.04%) VoIP
13 3 (0.78%) GoToMeeting
13 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.89%) MongoDB
2 41 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 32 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 30 (7.81%) MySQL
5 20 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.95%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (4.17%) Big Data
7 16 (4.17%) Pentaho
8 15 (3.91%) Redis
9 13 (3.39%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.34%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.56%) GIS
14 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.78%) Bigtable
16 3 (0.78%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 75 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 73 (19.01%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.72%) JIRA
4 21 (5.47%) Bitbucket
5 18 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (4.43%) GitLab
6 17 (4.43%) Maven
7 12 (3.13%) Artifactory
8 6 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.52%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.52%) JUnit
11 2 (0.52%) Subversion
11 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.26%) FishEye
12 1 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 26 (6.77%) Public Sector
2 25 (6.51%) Finance
3 17 (4.43%) Retail
4 9 (2.34%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.82%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.04%) Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (28.39%) Developer
2 64 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (12.50%) Architect
4 32 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 28 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 26 (6.77%) Azure Engineer
7 23 (5.99%) AWS DevOps
8 22 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (5.73%) Python Engineer
9 19 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 18 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.69%) Lead DevOps
11 17 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.43%) Python Developer
12 16 (4.17%) Data Engineer
12 16 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
13 15 (3.91%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.65%) Lead Developer
15 13 (3.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.58%) Node.js
2 51 (13.28%) REST
3 49 (12.76%) AngularJS
4 46 (11.98%) Flask
5 43 (11.20%) .NET
6 41 (10.68%) React
7 36 (9.38%) HTML
7 36 (9.38%) Kafka
8 33 (8.59%) Django
9 30 (7.81%) CSS
10 26 (6.77%) .NET Framework
11 22 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
11 22 (5.73%) Spring
12 20 (5.21%) HTML5
12 20 (5.21%) Vue.js
13 18 (4.69%) Web Services
14 17 (4.43%) .NET Core
14 17 (4.43%) Laravel
15 15 (3.91%) Spring Boot
16 14 (3.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.51%) Public Cloud
2 23 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.21%) Private Cloud
4 15 (3.91%) User Experience
5 13 (3.39%) Cloud Native
5 13 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.34%) Cybercrime
8 6 (1.56%) DataPower
8 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.30%) Replication
10 4 (1.04%) Clustering
10 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.78%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.52%) Online Games
12 2 (0.52%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 92 (23.96%) Linux
2 50 (13.02%) Windows
3 32 (8.33%) Unix
4 25 (6.51%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.65%) Android
7 12 (3.13%) CentOS
8 9 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (2.08%) AIX
10 7 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.52%) Solaris
14 2 (0.52%) SUSE
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (39.06%) DevOps
3 94 (24.48%) Microservices
4 50 (13.02%) Infrastructure as Code
5 45 (11.72%) Scrum
5 45 (11.72%) Software Engineering
6 42 (10.94%) TDD
7 40 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (10.16%) Fintech
9 36 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 34 (8.85%) Migration
10 34 (8.85%) SDLC
11 32 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 27 (7.03%) BDD
13 26 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (6.77%) Mentoring
13 26 (6.77%) Web Development
14 25 (6.51%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (33.33%) Python
2 98 (25.52%) JavaScript
3 79 (20.57%) SQL
4 54 (14.06%) Java
5 42 (10.94%) PHP
6 37 (9.64%) PowerShell
7 31 (8.07%) Bash Shell
8 28 (7.29%) Go
9 24 (6.25%) C#
10 21 (5.47%) Perl
11 18 (4.69%) PL/SQL
12 17 (4.43%) TypeScript
13 16 (4.17%) C++
14 14 (3.65%) ES6
15 11 (2.86%) Shell Script
16 10 (2.60%) Ruby
17 8 (2.08%) ABAP
18 6 (1.56%) R
19 3 (0.78%) C
19 3 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 48 (12.50%) Degree
2 29 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.03%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.47%) AWS Certification
5 11 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.30%) MCSA
7 5 (1.30%) MCSE
7 5 (1.30%) RHCE
7 5 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.82%) NIST
2 6 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.78%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (30.21%) Docker
2 29 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.56%) XenApp
6 5 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.04%) LXC
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.52%) vSphere
10 1 (0.26%) vCloud
10 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 128 (33.33%) Terraform
2 105 (27.34%) Kubernetes
3 79 (20.57%) Ansible
4 40 (10.42%) Puppet
5 25 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.86%) Packer
6 11 (2.86%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.34%) Grafana
8 8 (2.08%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.08%) Graphite
8 8 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.78%) Opsgenie
11 2 (0.52%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.52%) Graylog
11 2 (0.52%) logstash
11 2 (0.52%) SCCM
11 2 (0.52%) Simpana
11 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 70 (18.23%) Oracle
3 41 (10.68%) Google
4 32 (8.33%) VMware
5 31 (8.07%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.43%) Cisco
7 16 (4.17%) IBM
8 13 (3.39%) Atlassian
9 12 (3.13%) Cloudera
9 12 (3.13%) Talend
10 10 (2.60%) Citrix
11 9 (2.34%) SAP
11 9 (2.34%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.34%) Splunk
12 7 (1.82%) Dell
12 7 (1.82%) HP
13 6 (1.56%) HubSpot
14 5 (1.30%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.30%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.04%) SonicWALL