Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +19
Permanent jobs citing AWS 3,781 1,007 1,351
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.29% 17.72% 17.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.71% 39.82% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,244 895 1,236
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £47,938 £46,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +16.67%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £100,000
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 9,288 2,529 3,042
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.40% 44.49% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7,960 2,192 2,717
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +13.04%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £89,875 £92,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,585 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.88% +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 14 June 2021.

AWS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 1,722 (45.54%) Azure
2 1,683 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
3 1,433 (37.90%) DevOps
4 1,299 (34.36%) Docker
5 1,173 (31.02%) Kubernetes
6 1,160 (30.68%) JavaScript
7 1,120 (29.62%) Software Engineering
8 1,035 (27.37%) GCP
9 1,030 (27.24%) Python
10 853 (22.56%) Linux
11 842 (22.27%) SQL
12 829 (21.93%) Java
13 825 (21.82%) Terraform
14 796 (21.05%) React
15 726 (19.20%) Microservices
16 664 (17.56%) Finance
17 644 (17.03%) Git (software)
18 623 (16.48%) .NET
19 606 (16.03%) Serverless
20 553 (14.63%) Node.js
21 551 (14.57%) Social Skills
22 537 (14.20%) C#
23 509 (13.46%) Web Services
24 504 (13.33%) Jenkins
25 503 (13.30%) AngularJS
25 503 (13.30%) TypeScript
26 484 (12.80%) SaaS
27 475 (12.56%) Scrum
28 422 (11.16%) Microsoft
29 391 (10.34%) TDD

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
1 173 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
2 108 (2.86%) Apache
3 102 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 85 (2.25%) Confluence
5 60 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
6 59 (1.56%) CMS
7 51 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 48 (1.27%) WordPress
9 41 (1.08%) nginx
10 34 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 32 (0.85%) IIS
12 27 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.58%) MS Exchange
14 20 (0.53%) Umbraco
15 17 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.34%) EPiServer
16 13 (0.34%) JBoss
16 13 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.29%) Drupal
17 11 (0.29%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.16%) Figma
5 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.11%) Sketch
6 4 (0.11%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.053%) GIMP
7 2 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.053%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.053%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.026%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 27 (0.71%) Sentinel
2 24 (0.63%) Magento
3 11 (0.29%) nopCommerce
3 11 (0.29%) Shopify
4 6 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.079%) Workfront
7 2 (0.053%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.053%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.026%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1,722 (45.54%) Azure
2 1,035 (27.37%) GCP
3 606 (16.03%) Serverless
4 484 (12.80%) SaaS
5 360 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
6 335 (8.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 307 (8.12%) Amazon S3
8 228 (6.03%) Amazon EC2
9 170 (4.50%) PaaS
10 168 (4.44%) IaaS
11 153 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
12 132 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
13 122 (3.23%) GitHub
13 122 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
14 107 (2.83%) Amazon ECS
15 98 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 75 (1.98%) CloudFront
17 74 (1.96%) Power Platform
18 69 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
19 65 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.33%) Firewall
2 70 (1.85%) DNS
3 51 (1.35%) VPN
4 49 (1.30%) SAN
5 46 (1.22%) WAN
6 45 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 43 (1.14%) HTTP
7 43 (1.14%) Internet
8 35 (0.93%) LAN
9 27 (0.71%) DHCP
10 24 (0.63%) SSL
11 23 (0.61%) VoIP
12 21 (0.56%) Network Security
12 21 (0.56%) VLAN
13 15 (0.40%) FTP
14 11 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (0.29%) OSPF
14 11 (0.29%) Unified Communications
15 10 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (9.44%) MySQL
2 352 (9.31%) PostgreSQL
3 314 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 308 (8.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 273 (7.22%) SQL Server
6 271 (7.17%) Big Data
7 242 (6.40%) MongoDB
8 228 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
9 162 (4.28%) Relational Database
10 133 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
11 113 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 96 (2.54%) Hadoop
12 96 (2.54%) Redis
13 72 (1.90%) BigQuery
14 67 (1.77%) Data Lake
15 65 (1.72%) GIS
16 61 (1.61%) Power BI
17 56 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 46 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
19 45 (1.19%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 644 (17.03%) Git (software)
2 504 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 249 (6.59%) GitLab
4 196 (5.18%) JIRA
5 140 (3.70%) Maven
6 109 (2.88%) JUnit
7 87 (2.30%) Cypress.io
8 74 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 58 (1.53%) TeamCity
10 57 (1.51%) Cucumber
11 53 (1.40%) Selenium
12 46 (1.22%) webpack
13 39 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 39 (1.03%) Gradle
13 39 (1.03%) JMeter
14 38 (1.01%) CircleCI
15 37 (0.98%) Postman
16 36 (0.95%) Visual Studio
17 28 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
18 26 (0.69%) git-flow
General
1 664 (17.56%) Finance
2 551 (14.57%) Social Skills
3 167 (4.42%) Retail
4 165 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 158 (4.18%) Marketing
6 105 (2.78%) Banking
7 90 (2.38%) Games
7 90 (2.38%) Public Sector
8 80 (2.12%) Front Office
9 78 (2.06%) Law
10 76 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
11 71 (1.88%) Telecoms
12 48 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 37 (0.98%) Automotive
13 37 (0.98%) Electronics
14 28 (0.74%) Legal
15 27 (0.71%) Advertising
16 23 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
17 20 (0.53%) Billing
18 16 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,453 (38.43%) Developer
2 525 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 502 (13.28%) Software Engineer
4 343 (9.07%) Senior Developer
5 319 (8.44%) AWS Engineer
6 300 (7.93%) Architect
7 266 (7.04%) Java Developer
8 264 (6.98%) React Developer
9 205 (5.42%) AWS DevOps
10 198 (5.24%) C# Developer
11 196 (5.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 184 (4.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 161 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 159 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
15 146 (3.86%) Senior DevOps
16 136 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 133 (3.52%) Lead Developer
18 125 (3.31%) Cloud Architect
18 125 (3.31%) Consultant
19 123 (3.25%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (21.05%) React
2 623 (16.48%) .NET
3 553 (14.63%) Node.js
4 509 (13.46%) Web Services
5 503 (13.30%) AngularJS
6 384 (10.16%) HTML
7 368 (9.73%) CSS
8 295 (7.80%) Spring
9 279 (7.38%) REST
10 266 (7.04%) Vue.js
11 256 (6.77%) RESTful
12 243 (6.43%) Spring Boot
13 231 (6.11%) Kafka
14 224 (5.92%) React Native
15 206 (5.45%) .NET Core
16 184 (4.87%) Material-UI
17 179 (4.73%) GraphQL
18 141 (3.73%) HTML5
19 115 (3.04%) Laravel
20 112 (2.96%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 202 (5.34%) Public Cloud
2 190 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 172 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 164 (4.34%) User Experience
5 143 (3.78%) Cloud Native
6 124 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 116 (3.07%) Data Centre
8 79 (2.09%) Virtual Team
9 72 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 55 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 49 (1.30%) iPad
12 47 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 43 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 40 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 39 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 37 (0.98%) Private Cloud
17 35 (0.93%) Blog
18 33 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 32 (0.85%) Derivative
19 32 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 853 (22.56%) Linux
2 299 (7.91%) Windows
3 128 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 98 (2.59%) Unix
5 48 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.24%) Android
7 45 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.16%) CentOS
9 41 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
12 19 (0.50%) SUSE
12 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
13 15 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.34%) Debian
15 11 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.16%) VMS
17 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 4 (0.11%) zOS
19 2 (0.053%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,683 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,433 (37.90%) DevOps
3 1,120 (29.62%) Software Engineering
4 726 (19.20%) Microservices
5 475 (12.56%) Scrum
6 391 (10.34%) TDD
7 344 (9.10%) Infrastructure as Code
8 332 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
9 316 (8.36%) Migration
10 302 (7.99%) Mentoring
11 298 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
12 289 (7.64%) Artificial Intelligence
13 288 (7.62%) Test Automation
14 269 (7.11%) Fintech
15 264 (6.98%) Machine Learning
16 249 (6.59%) ETL
17 238 (6.29%) OOP
18 229 (6.06%) Asset Management
18 229 (6.06%) OO
19 221 (5.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,160 (30.68%) JavaScript
2 1,030 (27.24%) Python
3 842 (22.27%) SQL
4 829 (21.93%) Java
5 537 (14.20%) C#
6 503 (13.30%) TypeScript
7 258 (6.82%) PHP
8 215 (5.69%) Go
9 207 (5.47%) PowerShell
10 203 (5.37%) Bash Shell
11 167 (4.42%) Ruby
12 137 (3.62%) Kotlin
13 134 (3.54%) Scala
14 118 (3.12%) T-SQL
15 84 (2.22%) Java 8
16 76 (2.01%) ES6
17 65 (1.72%) C++
18 44 (1.16%) C
19 41 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 40 (1.06%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 255 (6.74%) Degree
2 193 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 172 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 112 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 75 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 32 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (0.66%) CISSP
9 20 (0.53%) CCNP
10 18 (0.48%) CCNA
11 12 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (0.29%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.21%) MCSA
14 8 (0.21%) MCSE
15 7 (0.19%) CISM
16 6 (0.16%) CCIE
16 6 (0.16%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.13%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.05%) QA
2 39 (1.03%) Accessibility
3 37 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.61%) GDPR
5 23 (0.61%) SLA
6 18 (0.48%) WAI
7 15 (0.40%) NIST
8 13 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.13%) NCSC
9 5 (0.13%) OpenSCAP
10 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.079%) COBIT
11 3 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.079%) GRC
11 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.053%) CDISC
12 2 (0.053%) PMO
System Software
1 1,299 (34.36%) Docker
2 139 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 96 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.66%) vSphere
7 9 (0.24%) Gluster
7 9 (0.24%) HDFS
7 9 (0.24%) LXC
7 9 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.19%) iptables
8 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.16%) StorNext
9 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.16%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.16%) Xsan
10 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,173 (31.02%) Kubernetes
2 825 (21.82%) Terraform
3 372 (9.84%) Ansible
4 281 (7.43%) Puppet
5 247 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (2.30%) Istio
7 72 (1.90%) Prometheus
8 68 (1.80%) Grafana
9 38 (1.01%) SCCM
10 35 (0.93%) Packer
11 30 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 26 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (0.63%) Nagios
14 22 (0.58%) Kibana
15 14 (0.37%) ZABBIX
16 13 (0.34%) Salt
17 12 (0.32%) logstash
17 12 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
18 11 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
18 11 (0.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 422 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 325 (8.60%) Google
3 243 (6.43%) Oracle
4 146 (3.86%) VMware
5 95 (2.51%) Cisco
6 77 (2.04%) SAP
7 69 (1.82%) IBM
8 48 (1.27%) Splunk
9 45 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 43 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 39 (1.03%) Databricks
13 31 (0.82%) HP
14 29 (0.77%) Veeam
15 28 (0.74%) Citrix
15 28 (0.74%) EMC
16 27 (0.71%) Zend
17 25 (0.66%) Dell
18 23 (0.61%) NetApp
19 20 (0.53%) Informatica