Period
to 26 November 2020

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

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 6 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +13
Permanent jobs citing AWS 1,557 1,358 877
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 18.56% 17.51% 11.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.40% 42.32% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,868 2,453 1,590
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,550 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £92,500
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 3,854 3,209 2,686
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.94% 41.37% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,477 2,870 2,333
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 26 November 2020.

AWS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 704 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (43.29%) Azure
3 624 (40.08%) DevOps
4 526 (33.78%) Python
5 495 (31.79%) Docker
6 450 (28.90%) Kubernetes
7 443 (28.45%) JavaScript
8 386 (24.79%) Java
9 368 (23.64%) Linux
10 353 (22.67%) GCP
11 338 (21.71%) Terraform
12 304 (19.52%) SQL
13 298 (19.14%) Software Engineering
14 282 (18.11%) Microservices
15 267 (17.15%) Git (software)
16 263 (16.89%) Node.js
17 261 (16.76%) Scrum
18 259 (16.63%) AngularJS
19 258 (16.57%) React
20 242 (15.54%) Serverless
21 231 (14.84%) Finance
22 224 (14.39%) Web Services
23 210 (13.49%) .NET
23 210 (13.49%) Puppet
24 209 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
25 205 (13.17%) TDD
26 204 (13.10%) Ansible
27 191 (12.27%) C#
28 188 (12.07%) Microsoft
29 184 (11.82%) MongoDB

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 84 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 30 (1.93%) Apache
4 24 (1.54%) Confluence
5 15 (0.96%) CMS
5 15 (0.96%) Tornado
6 14 (0.90%) nginx
6 14 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.64%) IIS
9 8 (0.51%) JBoss
9 8 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.45%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
10 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.39%) Moodle
11 6 (0.39%) Mule
11 6 (0.39%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.39%) InVision
3 6 (0.39%) Sketch
4 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.32%) Magento
3 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.064%) Maximo
5 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.064%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 674 (43.29%) Azure
2 353 (22.67%) GCP
3 242 (15.54%) Serverless
4 174 (11.18%) SaaS
5 162 (10.40%) AWS Lambda
6 147 (9.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 120 (7.71%) Amazon EC2
8 118 (7.58%) PaaS
9 114 (7.32%) IaaS
10 104 (6.68%) Amazon S3
11 64 (4.11%) Power Platform
12 57 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
13 53 (3.40%) Office 365
14 39 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 33 (2.12%) Amazon ECS
15 33 (2.12%) Amazon EKS
15 33 (2.12%) Amazon Kinesis
16 32 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 30 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
18 29 (1.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 75 (4.82%) DNS
2 46 (2.95%) Firewall
3 42 (2.70%) Internet
4 23 (1.48%) LAN
4 23 (1.48%) VPN
4 23 (1.48%) WAN
5 22 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.22%) HTTP
7 18 (1.16%) Network Security
8 15 (0.96%) SAN
9 11 (0.71%) DHCP
10 8 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.51%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.51%) VoIP
10 8 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.45%) Skype
12 6 (0.39%) IPsec
12 6 (0.39%) SMTP
12 6 (0.39%) SNMP
12 6 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (11.82%) MongoDB
2 174 (11.18%) NoSQL
3 143 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
4 118 (7.58%) MySQL
4 118 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 103 (6.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 96 (6.17%) Big Data
7 86 (5.52%) Relational Database
8 61 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
9 59 (3.79%) Redis
10 45 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 44 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
13 35 (2.25%) Power BI
14 31 (1.99%) Hadoop
14 31 (1.99%) Tableau
15 30 (1.93%) Snowflake Schema
16 16 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
16 16 (1.03%) Blockchain
17 15 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 267 (17.15%) Git (software)
2 174 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 64 (4.11%) JIRA
4 58 (3.73%) GitLab
5 31 (1.99%) Maven
6 27 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.61%) Selenium
8 16 (1.03%) GoCD
9 15 (0.96%) CircleCI
10 12 (0.77%) JUnit
10 12 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (0.77%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.58%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.51%) Subversion
13 7 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.45%) NUnit
13 7 (0.45%) Postman
13 7 (0.45%) webpack
14 6 (0.39%) git-flow
General
1 231 (14.84%) Finance
2 70 (4.50%) Banking
3 49 (3.15%) Public Sector
3 49 (3.15%) Retail
4 47 (3.02%) Games
5 46 (2.95%) Marketing
6 35 (2.25%) Front Office
6 35 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.41%) Law
8 19 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.03%) Advertising
9 16 (1.03%) Electronics
10 11 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.51%) Military
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
13 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.26%) Back Office
13 4 (0.26%) Local Government
14 3 (0.19%) Legal
14 3 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 512 (32.88%) Developer
2 329 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 215 (13.81%) AWS Engineer
4 167 (10.73%) AWS DevOps
4 167 (10.73%) Software Engineer
5 155 (9.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 133 (8.54%) Architect
7 122 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 100 (6.42%) React Developer
9 90 (5.78%) Java Developer
10 81 (5.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 74 (4.75%) Cloud Engineer
11 74 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 69 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 65 (4.17%) Python Developer
14 55 (3.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 54 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
16 47 (3.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 46 (2.95%) Python Engineer
18 45 (2.89%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (16.89%) Node.js
2 259 (16.63%) AngularJS
3 258 (16.57%) React
4 224 (14.39%) Web Services
5 210 (13.49%) .NET
6 122 (7.84%) HTML
7 119 (7.64%) Vue.js
8 116 (7.45%) CSS
9 98 (6.29%) Kafka
10 93 (5.97%) Spring
11 92 (5.91%) REST
12 73 (4.69%) .NET Core
13 72 (4.62%) Spring Boot
14 69 (4.43%) RESTful
15 65 (4.17%) React Native
16 52 (3.34%) ASP.NET
17 50 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
18 44 (2.83%) Django
19 37 (2.38%) HTML5
20 27 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (6.04%) Public Cloud
2 93 (5.97%) Cloud Native
3 85 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (3.66%) User Experience
5 48 (3.08%) Blog
6 45 (2.89%) Data Centre
7 44 (2.83%) Algorithms
8 43 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 42 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 38 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 34 (2.18%) Derivative
12 33 (2.12%) Fixed Income
13 30 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 30 (1.93%) Hedge funds
14 29 (1.86%) Equities
15 27 (1.73%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (1.41%) Management Information System
18 21 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 368 (23.64%) Linux
2 112 (7.19%) Windows
3 56 (3.60%) Unix
4 46 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.73%) Android
5 27 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.16%) CentOS
7 18 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 10 (0.64%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.26%) VMS
14 3 (0.19%) SUSE
15 2 (0.13%) Debian
15 2 (0.13%) Solaris
16 1 (0.064%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (40.08%) DevOps
3 298 (19.14%) Software Engineering
4 282 (18.11%) Microservices
5 261 (16.76%) Scrum
6 209 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
7 205 (13.17%) TDD
8 165 (10.60%) Migration
9 138 (8.86%) Deployment Automation
10 134 (8.61%) Fintech
11 112 (7.19%) Infrastructure as Code
12 111 (7.13%) Mentoring
13 98 (6.29%) Analytics
14 89 (5.72%) Configuration Management
14 89 (5.72%) Open Source
15 85 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (5.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 84 (5.39%) BDD
16 84 (5.39%) Data Science
16 84 (5.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 526 (33.78%) Python
2 443 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 386 (24.79%) Java
4 304 (19.52%) SQL
5 191 (12.27%) C#
6 137 (8.80%) Go
7 122 (7.84%) TypeScript
8 103 (6.62%) PowerShell
9 96 (6.17%) Bash Shell
10 86 (5.52%) Ruby
11 83 (5.33%) PHP
12 64 (4.11%) Kotlin
13 52 (3.34%) C++
14 44 (2.83%) Scala
15 30 (1.93%) Java 8
16 28 (1.80%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.67%) ES6
17 26 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 25 (1.61%) R
19 22 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (6.29%) Degree
2 59 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.93%) AWS Certification
6 15 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.58%) CISSP
9 8 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.51%) OSCE
10 7 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.45%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.39%) CEPT
11 6 (0.39%) EC-Council LPT
11 6 (0.39%) GXPN
11 6 (0.39%) SANS
12 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.32%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.26%) OSWP
13 4 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.89%) QA
2 18 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.03%) GDPR
4 13 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.71%) NIST
6 6 (0.39%) SLA
7 4 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.19%) PSD2
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.064%) HL7
10 1 (0.064%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.064%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.064%) PMO
System Software
1 495 (31.79%) Docker
2 58 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.64%) Xen
6 8 (0.51%) vSphere
7 4 (0.26%) HDFS
7 4 (0.26%) NDS
7 4 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.26%) XenApp
8 3 (0.19%) Gluster
8 3 (0.19%) GlusterFS
8 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.13%) Firmware
9 2 (0.13%) KVM
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Postfix
9 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 450 (28.90%) Kubernetes
2 338 (21.71%) Terraform
3 210 (13.49%) Puppet
4 204 (13.10%) Ansible
5 166 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (2.18%) Prometheus
7 23 (1.48%) Grafana
8 20 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (1.28%) SCCM
9 16 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (0.96%) Graphite
11 14 (0.90%) Nagios
12 12 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
12 12 (0.77%) SCVMM
13 11 (0.71%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.64%) Salt
15 6 (0.39%) Packer
15 6 (0.39%) Rundeck
16 5 (0.32%) Rancher
17 4 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 188 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 126 (8.09%) Google
3 89 (5.72%) VMware
4 57 (3.66%) Oracle
5 46 (2.95%) SAP
6 36 (2.31%) Cisco
6 36 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.93%) IBM
9 22 (1.41%) Adobe
10 20 (1.28%) New Relic
11 16 (1.03%) hybris
12 12 (0.77%) Citrix
13 11 (0.71%) Juniper
13 11 (0.71%) SolarWinds
13 11 (0.71%) Talend
13 11 (0.71%) Veeam
14 10 (0.64%) F5
14 10 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.58%) Apple