Period
to 24 June 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Architect was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

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

Amazon Web Services Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 246 326
Rank change year-on-year +13 +80 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Architect 8 4 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.065% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.069% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
10th Percentile £89,500 £73,000 £72,500
25th Percentile £102,500 £88,750 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £120,000 £86,250
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +39.13% -4.17%
75th Percentile " £125,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £109,000 " £103,750
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,903 5,758 9,638
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.70% 94.19% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,357 5,045 8,619
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the City of London

AWS Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Architect in the City of London.

Salary trend for AWS Architect in the City of London

AWS Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Architect in the City of London

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, AWS Architect 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 City of London region featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Docker
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Fintech
3 4 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) CQRS
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
5 1 (12.50%) IaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) RightScale
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage

AWS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) GCP
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Matillion
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Power Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DataStage
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) Sqoop
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ER Studio
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
1 1 (12.50%) PowerDesigner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Derivative
1 4 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Fintech
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) CQRS
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) RightScale