Period
to 6 March 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 6 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 7 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 2,680 1,334 1,088
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.19% 17.82% 13.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.26% 41.86% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,850 2,402 1,972
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £101,250
UK 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 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 6,495 3,187 2,767
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 46.52% 42.56% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,780 2,808 2,427
Median annual salary £57,467 £60,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.22% -2.44% +6.96%
10th Percentile £34,000 £36,250 £36,200
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

AWS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

AWS trend for jobs with a WFH option

AWS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

AWS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

AWS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing AWS over the 6 months to 6 March 2021.

AWS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 6 March 2021, AWS 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 AWS.

1 1,208 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,185 (44.22%) Azure
3 1,074 (40.07%) DevOps
4 858 (32.01%) Docker
5 821 (30.63%) JavaScript
6 776 (28.96%) Kubernetes
7 772 (28.81%) Python
8 684 (25.52%) GCP
9 676 (25.22%) Linux
10 644 (24.03%) Software Engineering
11 619 (23.10%) Java
12 565 (21.08%) SQL
13 541 (20.19%) Terraform
14 523 (19.51%) React
15 479 (17.87%) Git (software)
16 465 (17.35%) AngularJS
17 463 (17.28%) Microservices
18 441 (16.46%) .NET
19 429 (16.01%) Finance
20 427 (15.93%) Scrum
21 414 (15.45%) Node.js
22 398 (14.85%) Serverless
23 392 (14.63%) Web Services
24 372 (13.88%) C#
25 330 (12.31%) Jenkins
26 320 (11.94%) TDD
27 306 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
28 299 (11.16%) SaaS
29 295 (11.01%) Ansible
30 293 (10.93%) Puppet

AWS
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
1 144 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 63 (2.35%) Apache
4 60 (2.24%) Confluence
5 38 (1.42%) CMS
6 36 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.19%) IIS
8 29 (1.08%) WordPress
9 27 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 22 (0.82%) nginx
11 19 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 19 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 17 (0.63%) Tornado
13 16 (0.60%) JBoss
14 15 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
15 14 (0.52%) EPiServer
15 14 (0.52%) Kentico
15 14 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
15 14 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.26%) InVision
3 7 (0.26%) Sketch
4 6 (0.22%) Figma
5 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.037%) GIMP
6 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.67%) Magento
2 14 (0.52%) nopCommerce
3 10 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.30%) Shopify
5 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.11%) Workfront
8 2 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.075%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.075%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,185 (44.22%) Azure
2 684 (25.52%) GCP
3 398 (14.85%) Serverless
4 299 (11.16%) SaaS
5 265 (9.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 212 (7.91%) AWS Lambda
7 165 (6.16%) Amazon S3
8 159 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
9 141 (5.26%) PaaS
10 132 (4.93%) IaaS
11 75 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
11 75 (2.80%) Microsoft 365
12 72 (2.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 69 (2.57%) Power Platform
14 67 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
14 67 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
15 61 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
16 60 (2.24%) Amazon EKS
16 60 (2.24%) GitHub
17 53 (1.98%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.95%) Firewall
2 71 (2.65%) DNS
3 48 (1.79%) Internet
4 43 (1.60%) VPN
5 37 (1.38%) WAN
6 35 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 32 (1.19%) HTTP
7 32 (1.19%) SAN
8 26 (0.97%) LAN
9 21 (0.78%) VoIP
10 20 (0.75%) Network Security
11 17 (0.63%) DHCP
12 16 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.37%) IPsec
14 9 (0.34%) SMTP
15 8 (0.30%) BGP
15 8 (0.30%) OSPF
15 8 (0.30%) VLAN
16 7 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (10.22%) MySQL
2 260 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
3 246 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 233 (8.69%) NoSQL
5 232 (8.66%) SQL Server
6 182 (6.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 165 (6.16%) Big Data
8 146 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 97 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
10 93 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
11 83 (3.10%) Redis
12 71 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
13 54 (2.01%) Hadoop
14 52 (1.94%) Power BI
15 43 (1.60%) Tableau
16 42 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
17 36 (1.34%) Snowflake Schema
18 35 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 33 (1.23%) Data Lake
20 32 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 479 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 330 (12.31%) Jenkins
3 152 (5.67%) JIRA
4 134 (5.00%) GitLab
5 99 (3.69%) Maven
6 55 (2.05%) JUnit
7 47 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 46 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 42 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 38 (1.42%) Selenium
11 33 (1.23%) Gradle
12 30 (1.12%) Cypress.io
13 23 (0.86%) CircleCI
14 22 (0.82%) Subversion
15 21 (0.78%) Visual Studio
16 19 (0.71%) Travis CI
17 18 (0.67%) webpack
18 17 (0.63%) SonarQube
19 16 (0.60%) IntelliJ
20 15 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 429 (16.01%) Finance
2 112 (4.18%) Retail
3 100 (3.73%) Banking
4 94 (3.51%) Marketing
5 90 (3.36%) Games
6 68 (2.54%) Public Sector
7 64 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.31%) Law
9 31 (1.16%) Front Office
10 27 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.97%) Advertising
12 24 (0.90%) Electronics
13 18 (0.67%) Legal
14 11 (0.41%) Automotive
14 11 (0.41%) Military
15 9 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.22%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.19%) Billing
18 4 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,015 (37.87%) Developer
2 475 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 345 (12.87%) Software Engineer
4 323 (12.05%) AWS Engineer
5 253 (9.44%) AWS DevOps
6 252 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 229 (8.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 218 (8.13%) React Developer
9 189 (7.05%) Java Developer
10 186 (6.94%) Architect
11 165 (6.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 156 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 113 (4.22%) Cloud Engineer
14 107 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
15 97 (3.62%) C# Developer
16 94 (3.51%) Consultant
17 93 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
18 90 (3.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 85 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 82 (3.06%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (19.51%) React
2 465 (17.35%) AngularJS
3 441 (16.46%) .NET
4 414 (15.45%) Node.js
5 392 (14.63%) Web Services
6 272 (10.15%) HTML
7 252 (9.40%) CSS
8 208 (7.76%) Vue.js
9 203 (7.57%) Spring
10 168 (6.27%) REST
11 165 (6.16%) Kafka
12 162 (6.04%) Spring Boot
13 156 (5.82%) React Native
14 154 (5.75%) RESTful
15 131 (4.89%) .NET Core
16 111 (4.14%) HTML5
17 105 (3.92%) ASP.NET
18 78 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
19 77 (2.87%) GraphQL
20 71 (2.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 171 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 150 (5.60%) Public Cloud
3 125 (4.66%) Cloud Native
4 112 (4.18%) User Experience
5 87 (3.25%) Blog
6 85 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 84 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 80 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 71 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 51 (1.90%) Virtual Team
11 41 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (1.23%) Hedge funds
13 32 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
14 31 (1.16%) Clustering
14 31 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 30 (1.12%) Private Cloud
16 28 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 676 (25.22%) Linux
2 215 (8.02%) Windows
3 99 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 89 (3.32%) Unix
5 50 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (1.75%) Android
7 43 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 41 (1.53%) CentOS
9 36 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
12 21 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
13 17 (0.63%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.41%) Debian
15 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.15%) SUSE
16 4 (0.15%) VMS
16 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.075%) Fedora
17 2 (0.075%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,208 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,074 (40.07%) DevOps
3 644 (24.03%) Software Engineering
4 463 (17.28%) Microservices
5 427 (15.93%) Scrum
6 320 (11.94%) TDD
7 306 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
8 273 (10.19%) Migration
9 233 (8.69%) Fintech
10 222 (8.28%) Deployment Automation
11 201 (7.50%) Infrastructure as Code
12 195 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
13 190 (7.09%) Mentoring
14 166 (6.19%) Open Source
15 165 (6.16%) Asset Management
16 146 (5.45%) OOP
17 144 (5.37%) BDD
18 142 (5.30%) ETL
19 141 (5.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 141 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 821 (30.63%) JavaScript
2 772 (28.81%) Python
3 619 (23.10%) Java
4 565 (21.08%) SQL
5 372 (13.88%) C#
6 282 (10.52%) TypeScript
7 196 (7.31%) Go
8 188 (7.01%) PHP
9 158 (5.90%) Bash Shell
10 144 (5.37%) PowerShell
11 143 (5.34%) Ruby
12 91 (3.40%) Kotlin
13 80 (2.99%) T-SQL
14 64 (2.39%) ES6
14 64 (2.39%) Scala
15 58 (2.16%) C++
15 58 (2.16%) Java 8
16 47 (1.75%) Shell Script
17 28 (1.04%) C
17 28 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 170 (6.34%) Degree
2 137 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 125 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 21 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (0.56%) CISSP
10 14 (0.52%) CCNP
11 12 (0.45%) OSCE
12 11 (0.41%) CCNA
13 10 (0.37%) CEPT
13 10 (0.37%) EC-Council LPT
13 10 (0.37%) GXPN
13 10 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.37%) SANS
14 9 (0.34%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.34%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.30%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.06%) QA
2 30 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.97%) GDPR
4 21 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.78%) NIST
5 15 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.52%) WAI
7 10 (0.37%) SLA
8 6 (0.22%) OpenSCAP
9 5 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.19%) NCSC
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.11%) PMO
12 2 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.075%) COBIT
12 2 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.075%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 858 (32.01%) Docker
2 116 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 57 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.60%) vSphere
7 12 (0.45%) Xen
8 9 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.30%) HDFS
9 8 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.19%) Postfix
10 5 (0.19%) StorNext
10 5 (0.19%) Xsan
11 4 (0.15%) KVM
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.075%) Ceph
13 2 (0.075%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 776 (28.96%) Kubernetes
2 541 (20.19%) Terraform
3 295 (11.01%) Ansible
4 293 (10.93%) Puppet
5 262 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (2.50%) Prometheus
7 34 (1.27%) Grafana
8 33 (1.23%) SCCM
9 28 (1.04%) Graphite
9 28 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 26 (0.97%) Nagios
10 26 (0.97%) ZABBIX
11 25 (0.93%) Istio
12 19 (0.71%) SCVMM
13 14 (0.52%) Salt
14 13 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
15 12 (0.45%) Kibana
15 12 (0.45%) Packer
16 11 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 289 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 233 (8.69%) Google
3 154 (5.75%) VMware
4 143 (5.34%) Oracle
5 77 (2.87%) Cisco
6 52 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 50 (1.87%) SAP
8 48 (1.79%) IBM
9 41 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (0.93%) Veeam
11 22 (0.82%) Talend
12 20 (0.75%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.67%) Dell
13 18 (0.67%) SolarWinds
14 17 (0.63%) Adobe
14 17 (0.63%) Apple
14 17 (0.63%) Citrix
14 17 (0.63%) Juniper
14 17 (0.63%) Palo Alto
14 17 (0.63%) Splunk