Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +15
Permanent jobs citing AWS 4,862 914 1,386
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 18.59% 16.65% 17.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.50% 36.50% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,954 841 1,281
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £42,000
25th Percentile £49,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,250 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.42% -11.11% +8.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 12,309 2,504 3,208
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.07% 45.63% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10,022 2,263 2,929
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% -

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 25 September 2021.

AWS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2,106 (43.32%) Azure
2 2,061 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1,671 (34.37%) DevOps
4 1,655 (34.04%) Docker
5 1,431 (29.43%) JavaScript
6 1,404 (28.88%) Python
7 1,373 (28.24%) Kubernetes
8 1,344 (27.64%) Software Engineering
9 1,286 (26.45%) GCP
10 1,187 (24.41%) React
11 1,147 (23.59%) Terraform
12 1,095 (22.52%) Java
13 1,004 (20.65%) Microservices
14 996 (20.49%) Finance
15 993 (20.42%) SQL
16 953 (19.60%) Linux
17 823 (16.93%) Social Skills
18 777 (15.98%) Serverless
19 742 (15.26%) .NET
20 738 (15.18%) Git (software)
20 738 (15.18%) Node.js
21 734 (15.10%) Full Stack Development
22 677 (13.92%) Web Services
23 646 (13.29%) SaaS
24 617 (12.69%) C#
25 597 (12.28%) TypeScript
26 585 (12.03%) Infrastructure as Code
27 579 (11.91%) AngularJS
28 570 (11.72%) Scrum
29 565 (11.62%) Microsoft

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
1 175 (3.60%) Apache
2 163 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 82 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
5 81 (1.67%) Confluence
6 77 (1.58%) CMS
7 48 (0.99%) nginx
8 45 (0.93%) WordPress
9 42 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 37 (0.76%) IIS
11 31 (0.64%) Apache Solr
12 28 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.45%) Drupal
14 15 (0.31%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.29%) Apache Pig
16 12 (0.25%) Tomcat
17 8 (0.16%) SAS
17 8 (0.16%) Umbraco
18 7 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 6 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
4 7 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.082%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.062%) Sketch
8 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.041%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.021%) InVision
9 1 (0.021%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (0.49%) Sentinel
2 22 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.21%) Magento
4 10 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.12%) Shopify
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle BRM
7 5 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.062%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.041%) FastStats
10 2 (0.041%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.041%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.041%) osCommerce
10 2 (0.041%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,106 (43.32%) Azure
2 1,286 (26.45%) GCP
3 777 (15.98%) Serverless
4 646 (13.29%) SaaS
5 479 (9.85%) AWS Lambda
6 436 (8.97%) Amazon S3
7 392 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 291 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
9 215 (4.42%) PaaS
10 211 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
11 191 (3.93%) Amazon SQS
12 187 (3.85%) IaaS
13 185 (3.81%) GitHub
14 163 (3.35%) Microsoft 365
15 130 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
16 126 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 88 (1.81%) Power Platform
18 86 (1.77%) AWS Step Functions
19 73 (1.50%) CloudFront
19 73 (1.50%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 202 (4.15%) Firewall
2 122 (2.51%) DNS
3 74 (1.52%) HTTP
4 73 (1.50%) VPN
5 61 (1.25%) WAN
6 55 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 53 (1.09%) LAN
8 47 (0.97%) DHCP
9 39 (0.80%) SAN
10 38 (0.78%) Internet
11 32 (0.66%) SSL
12 26 (0.53%) Network Security
13 25 (0.51%) AMQP
13 25 (0.51%) NAS
13 25 (0.51%) OSPF
13 25 (0.51%) VLAN
14 23 (0.47%) BGP
15 22 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.39%) SSH
17 17 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (10.16%) MySQL
2 449 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 418 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
4 414 (8.52%) NoSQL
5 354 (7.28%) SQL Server
6 334 (6.87%) Amazon RDS
7 311 (6.40%) Big Data
8 276 (5.68%) MongoDB
9 215 (4.42%) Relational Database
10 187 (3.85%) Redis
11 152 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
12 143 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
13 127 (2.61%) Data Lake
14 100 (2.06%) Amazon Aurora
15 96 (1.97%) Amazon Athena
16 94 (1.93%) Hadoop
17 80 (1.65%) Power BI
18 76 (1.56%) BigQuery
19 70 (1.44%) GIS
20 66 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 738 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 547 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 187 (3.85%) GitLab
3 187 (3.85%) JIRA
4 124 (2.55%) JUnit
5 112 (2.30%) Maven
6 107 (2.20%) Cypress.io
7 97 (2.00%) Selenium
8 87 (1.79%) Bitbucket
9 78 (1.60%) Postman
10 69 (1.42%) CircleCI
10 69 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 65 (1.34%) webpack
12 57 (1.17%) TeamCity
13 50 (1.03%) Visual Studio
14 48 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 47 (0.97%) Cucumber
16 43 (0.88%) JMeter
17 37 (0.76%) git-flow
18 31 (0.64%) Babel
General
1 996 (20.49%) Finance
2 823 (16.93%) Social Skills
3 308 (6.33%) Retail
4 230 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 220 (4.52%) Marketing
6 186 (3.83%) Public Sector
7 180 (3.70%) Front Office
8 177 (3.64%) Banking
9 111 (2.28%) Games
10 109 (2.24%) Law
11 92 (1.89%) Automotive
12 90 (1.85%) Telecoms
13 86 (1.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 80 (1.65%) Manufacturing
15 60 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
16 58 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
17 46 (0.95%) Legal
18 42 (0.86%) Electronics
19 37 (0.76%) Billing
20 26 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,875 (38.56%) Developer
2 622 (12.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 611 (12.57%) Software Engineer
4 449 (9.23%) Architect
5 435 (8.95%) Senior Developer
6 397 (8.17%) AWS Engineer
7 322 (6.62%) Java Developer
8 284 (5.84%) React Developer
9 264 (5.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 256 (5.27%) Cloud Engineer
11 241 (4.96%) C# Developer
12 232 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
13 208 (4.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 190 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
15 189 (3.89%) PHP Developer
16 188 (3.87%) Python Developer
17 183 (3.76%) Software Developer
18 180 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
19 175 (3.60%) .NET Developer
20 164 (3.37%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,187 (24.41%) React
2 742 (15.26%) .NET
3 738 (15.18%) Node.js
4 677 (13.92%) Web Services
5 579 (11.91%) AngularJS
6 482 (9.91%) HTML
7 455 (9.36%) CSS
8 355 (7.30%) REST
9 343 (7.05%) Vue.js
10 342 (7.03%) Spring
11 327 (6.73%) RESTful
12 298 (6.13%) Kafka
13 285 (5.86%) Spring Boot
14 262 (5.39%) .NET Core
15 214 (4.40%) GraphQL
16 191 (3.93%) React Native
17 170 (3.50%) Material-UI
18 132 (2.71%) Laravel
19 129 (2.65%) Django
20 128 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 303 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 289 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 208 (4.28%) User Experience
4 176 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 163 (3.35%) Cloud Native
6 132 (2.71%) Virtual Team
7 130 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 129 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 108 (2.22%) Data Centre
10 100 (2.06%) Fixed Income
11 93 (1.91%) Derivative
11 93 (1.91%) Hedge funds
12 90 (1.85%) Algorithms
13 83 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 80 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
15 69 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 66 (1.36%) Equities
17 64 (1.32%) Data Structures
18 62 (1.28%) e-Learning
18 62 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 953 (19.60%) Linux
2 437 (8.99%) Windows
3 163 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 134 (2.76%) Unix
5 81 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.46%) Android
7 54 (1.11%) CentOS
8 41 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.56%) SUSE
11 24 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
12 21 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
16 12 (0.25%) Debian
16 12 (0.25%) VMS
17 11 (0.23%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,061 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,671 (34.37%) DevOps
3 1,344 (27.64%) Software Engineering
4 1,004 (20.65%) Microservices
5 734 (15.10%) Full Stack Development
6 585 (12.03%) Infrastructure as Code
7 570 (11.72%) Scrum
8 481 (9.89%) TDD
9 424 (8.72%) Test Automation
10 408 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
11 395 (8.12%) Mentoring
12 374 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 372 (7.65%) Analytics
14 361 (7.42%) Migration
15 354 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
15 354 (7.28%) Fintech
16 326 (6.71%) Machine Learning
17 304 (6.25%) Data Science
18 297 (6.11%) E-Commerce
19 280 (5.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,431 (29.43%) JavaScript
2 1,404 (28.88%) Python
3 1,095 (22.52%) Java
4 993 (20.42%) SQL
5 617 (12.69%) C#
6 597 (12.28%) TypeScript
7 377 (7.75%) PHP
8 317 (6.52%) Go
9 276 (5.68%) PowerShell
10 260 (5.35%) Bash Shell
11 202 (4.15%) Kotlin
11 202 (4.15%) Scala
12 157 (3.23%) Ruby
13 133 (2.74%) T-SQL
14 99 (2.04%) C++
15 95 (1.95%) Java 8
16 79 (1.62%) Clojure
17 72 (1.48%) C
18 66 (1.36%) Groovy
19 64 (1.32%) ES6
Qualifications
1 381 (7.84%) Degree
2 176 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 137 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 132 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 118 (2.43%) AWS Certification
6 58 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (0.76%) CISSP
8 35 (0.72%) CCNA
9 29 (0.60%) CCNP
10 25 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 22 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.31%) CISM
13 14 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 10 (0.21%) CISA
16 9 (0.19%) CCIE
16 9 (0.19%) CLAS
16 9 (0.19%) CREST Certified
16 9 (0.19%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (5.64%) QA
2 84 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (1.30%) GDPR
4 57 (1.17%) Accessibility
5 53 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 42 (0.86%) SLA
7 30 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.39%) NIST
9 18 (0.37%) COBIT
10 14 (0.29%) NCSC
11 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.14%) WAI
14 6 (0.12%) GRC
14 6 (0.12%) ISO 31000
14 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.082%) IASME
15 4 (0.082%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1,655 (34.04%) Docker
2 208 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 102 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.56%) vSphere
7 15 (0.31%) ISA Server
8 11 (0.23%) iptables
9 9 (0.19%) Gluster
10 7 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.14%) XenApp
11 6 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.12%) LXC
11 6 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.10%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.082%) KVM
13 4 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.062%) HDFS
14 3 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,373 (28.24%) Kubernetes
2 1,147 (23.59%) Terraform
3 471 (9.69%) Ansible
4 359 (7.38%) Puppet
5 326 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (2.49%) Grafana
7 69 (1.42%) Prometheus
8 46 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
9 35 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 35 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
10 34 (0.70%) Kibana
11 33 (0.68%) SCCM
12 31 (0.64%) Packer
13 29 (0.60%) Nagios
14 24 (0.49%) Rancher
15 23 (0.47%) Istio
16 19 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
17 12 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
18 11 (0.23%) logstash
18 11 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 565 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 471 (9.69%) Google
3 302 (6.21%) Oracle
4 166 (3.41%) VMware
5 100 (2.06%) Cisco
6 91 (1.87%) SAP
7 77 (1.58%) IBM
8 70 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 67 (1.38%) Splunk
10 52 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 46 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 43 (0.88%) Meraki
13 39 (0.80%) Databricks
14 36 (0.74%) Zend
15 35 (0.72%) HP
15 35 (0.72%) ServiceNow
16 34 (0.70%) Informatica
17 33 (0.68%) Apple
18 29 (0.60%) Citrix
18 29 (0.60%) EMC