Period
to 18 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 244 164 182
Rank change year-on-year -80 +18 +72
Permanent jobs citing Amazon EC2 324 69 119
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.26% 1.28% 1.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.66% 2.82% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 275 58 110
10th Percentile £43,000 £45,875 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £50,625 £55,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +19.23%
75th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £89,375
90th Percentile £126,250 £128,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,190 2,451 3,244
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.34% 45.38% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,926 2,207 2,957
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Amazon EC2
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Amazon EC2 trend for jobs with a WFH option

Amazon EC2
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Amazon EC2.

Amazon EC2 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Amazon EC2
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Amazon EC2 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, Amazon EC2 job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 291 (89.81%) AWS
2 185 (57.10%) Amazon S3
3 175 (54.01%) Python
4 157 (48.46%) AWS Lambda
5 156 (48.15%) Serverless
6 142 (43.83%) Amazon RDS
7 130 (40.12%) JavaScript
8 121 (37.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 121 (37.35%) React
9 113 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
10 111 (34.26%) Docker
11 110 (33.95%) Software Engineering
12 104 (32.10%) DevOps
13 103 (31.79%) Linux
14 100 (30.86%) Java
15 99 (30.56%) Full Stack Development
16 93 (28.70%) Web Services
16 93 (28.70%) Finance
17 91 (28.09%) Terraform
18 79 (24.38%) Git (software)
19 75 (23.15%) Apache
20 74 (22.84%) TypeScript
20 74 (22.84%) AngularJS
21 72 (22.22%) Kotlin
22 67 (20.68%) SQL
23 65 (20.06%) MySQL
24 63 (19.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
25 62 (19.14%) Node.js
25 62 (19.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 61 (18.83%) Front Office

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 75 (23.15%) Apache
2 31 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (6.48%) WordPress
4 14 (4.32%) Confluence
5 13 (4.01%) nginx
6 9 (2.78%) CMS
6 9 (2.78%) Drupal
7 6 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.23%) IIS
8 4 (1.23%) JBoss
8 4 (1.23%) Mule
8 4 (1.23%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.93%) Luigi
10 2 (0.62%) Documentum
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.31%) Ethereum
Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.16%) Magento
2 4 (1.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 291 (89.81%) AWS
2 185 (57.10%) Amazon S3
3 157 (48.46%) AWS Lambda
4 156 (48.15%) Serverless
5 63 (19.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 57 (17.59%) Amazon SQS
7 56 (17.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 53 (16.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 48 (14.81%) Azure
10 47 (14.51%) Amazon ECS
11 39 (12.04%) SaaS
12 38 (11.73%) CloudFront
13 35 (10.80%) Route 53
14 33 (10.19%) Amazon ELB
14 33 (10.19%) GCP
15 27 (8.33%) GitHub
16 24 (7.41%) Cloudflare
17 22 (6.79%) AWS Direct Connect
18 21 (6.48%) Amazon EKS
19 15 (4.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.83%) DNS
2 38 (11.73%) VPN
3 28 (8.64%) Firewall
4 21 (6.48%) AMQP
4 21 (6.48%) Broadband
4 21 (6.48%) DHCP
5 16 (4.94%) SSL
6 11 (3.40%) BGP
6 11 (3.40%) Internet
6 11 (3.40%) IPsec
6 11 (3.40%) IPv6
6 11 (3.40%) SNMP
6 11 (3.40%) VLAN
7 10 (3.09%) HTTP
8 9 (2.78%) HTTPS
8 9 (2.78%) Network Security
8 9 (2.78%) OpenVPN
9 6 (1.85%) SMTP
10 5 (1.54%) OSPF
10 5 (1.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (43.83%) Amazon RDS
2 121 (37.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 65 (20.06%) MySQL
4 54 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 49 (15.12%) Apache Ignite
6 38 (11.73%) Redis
7 35 (10.80%) Amazon Athena
8 22 (6.79%) NoSQL
9 18 (5.56%) MongoDB
10 17 (5.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 17 (5.25%) Big Data
11 15 (4.63%) Relational Database
12 13 (4.01%) MariaDB
13 9 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (2.47%) BigQuery
14 8 (2.47%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.47%) SQL Server
15 6 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.85%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.85%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 79 (24.38%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.11%) JIRA
3 28 (8.64%) GitLab
4 25 (7.72%) Jenkins
5 23 (7.10%) Bitbucket
6 18 (5.56%) CircleCI
6 18 (5.56%) Selenium
7 11 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.40%) GoCD
8 7 (2.16%) PHPUnit
9 6 (1.85%) JUnit
10 5 (1.54%) Maven
11 4 (1.23%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.93%) PhpStorm
12 3 (0.93%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.62%) git-flow
13 2 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 93 (28.70%) Finance
2 61 (18.83%) Front Office
3 50 (15.43%) Social Skills
4 21 (6.48%) Retail
5 18 (5.56%) Automotive
6 15 (4.63%) Marketing
6 15 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.40%) Billing
8 9 (2.78%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.78%) Games
9 8 (2.47%) Banking
9 8 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (2.16%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.85%) Electronics
11 6 (1.85%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (48.15%) Developer
2 83 (25.62%) Software Engineer
3 70 (21.60%) Python Developer
4 61 (18.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 53 (16.36%) Python Engineer
6 49 (15.12%) Python Software Engineer
6 49 (15.12%) Senior Developer
7 42 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (10.49%) AWS Engineer
9 25 (7.72%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (6.48%) AWS DevOps
10 21 (6.48%) Java Developer
11 19 (5.86%) Senior Python Developer
12 18 (5.56%) Django Developer
12 18 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
13 17 (5.25%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (4.94%) Junior
15 15 (4.63%) Lead Developer
15 15 (4.63%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (37.35%) React
2 93 (28.70%) Web Services
3 74 (22.84%) AngularJS
4 62 (19.14%) Node.js
5 61 (18.83%) Vue.js
6 44 (13.58%) REST
7 33 (10.19%) Symfony
8 29 (8.95%) CSS
8 29 (8.95%) HTML
9 27 (8.33%) Django
9 27 (8.33%) Flask
10 26 (8.02%) LAMP
11 23 (7.10%) SQLAlchemy
12 22 (6.79%) Laravel
13 21 (6.48%) .NET
13 21 (6.48%) GraphQL
14 20 (6.17%) FastAPI
14 20 (6.17%) Sass
14 20 (6.17%) WebSockets
15 19 (5.86%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 61 (18.83%) Derivative
2 61 (18.83%) Equities
2 61 (18.83%) Fixed Income
3 49 (15.12%) Hedge funds
4 20 (6.17%) Video\Live Streaming
5 18 (5.56%) Video on Demand
6 14 (4.32%) User Experience
7 13 (4.01%) Legacy Applications
7 13 (4.01%) Mobile App
7 13 (4.01%) Public Cloud
8 12 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (3.70%) Market Risk
9 11 (3.40%) Clustering
10 10 (3.09%) BYOD
10 10 (3.09%) Cloud Native
10 10 (3.09%) Data Centre
11 9 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 103 (31.79%) Linux
2 32 (9.88%) Windows
3 30 (9.26%) CentOS
4 21 (6.48%) Unix
5 15 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.09%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.85%) Android
7 6 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (33.95%) Software Engineering
3 104 (32.10%) DevOps
4 99 (30.56%) Full Stack Development
5 61 (18.83%) Asset Management
5 61 (18.83%) Microservices
6 54 (16.67%) TDD
7 38 (11.73%) API Development
8 32 (9.88%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.57%) Infrastructure as Code
10 28 (8.64%) Configuration Management
11 26 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (7.72%) BDD
13 24 (7.41%) Data Engineering
13 24 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (6.79%) Fintech
14 22 (6.79%) High Availability
15 21 (6.48%) Security Patching
15 21 (6.48%) SIEM
15 21 (6.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 175 (54.01%) Python
2 130 (40.12%) JavaScript
3 100 (30.86%) Java
4 74 (22.84%) TypeScript
5 72 (22.22%) Kotlin
6 67 (20.68%) SQL
7 58 (17.90%) Clojure
8 55 (16.98%) Scala
9 49 (15.12%) PHP
10 43 (13.27%) Bash Shell
11 26 (8.02%) C#
12 19 (5.86%) Go
13 15 (4.63%) Shell Script
14 14 (4.32%) PowerShell
15 12 (3.70%) ES6
16 6 (1.85%) Groovy
16 6 (1.85%) Perl
17 5 (1.54%) Ruby
18 4 (1.23%) C++
18 4 (1.23%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 25 (7.72%) Degree
2 22 (6.79%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.54%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.31%) MCSE
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) CDISC
3 2 (0.62%) GxP
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 111 (34.26%) Docker
2 19 (5.86%) iptables
3 14 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 91 (28.09%) Terraform
2 59 (18.21%) Kubernetes
3 49 (15.12%) Ansible
4 34 (10.49%) Puppet
5 24 (7.41%) Grafana
6 14 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (4.01%) ZABBIX
8 12 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (3.40%) Icinga
9 11 (3.40%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.54%) Pingdom
11 4 (1.23%) Nagios
11 4 (1.23%) Packer
12 2 (0.62%) Kibana
12 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.31%) logstash
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.31%) Scalr
Vendors
1 21 (6.48%) Google
2 19 (5.86%) Atlassian
3 17 (5.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.32%) Red Hat
4 14 (4.32%) Zend
5 10 (3.09%) Sage
6 9 (2.78%) Okta
7 7 (2.16%) WooCommerce
8 6 (1.85%) New Relic
8 6 (1.85%) SAP
9 5 (1.54%) Cisco
9 5 (1.54%) PagerDuty
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle
11 3 (0.93%) Apple
11 3 (0.93%) HubSpot
11 3 (0.93%) IBM
11 3 (0.93%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.93%) VMware
12 2 (0.62%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds