Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services Engineer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.27% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Cardiff median annual salary £50,000 - -
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,080 868 1,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.36% 98.86% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 902 765 1,176
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, AWS Engineer 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 job ads across the Cardiff region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pingdom
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (33.33%) PagerDuty
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) New Relic
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Varnish
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Pingdom
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) New Relic
1 1 (33.33%) PagerDuty
1 1 (33.33%) VMware