Period
to 21 January 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 247 297
Rank change year-on-year +44 +50 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 109 84 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.86% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 97 83 34
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +11.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,000 £101,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +18.00%

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 8,757 9,804 9,857
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.70% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,577 8,771 8,787
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,490 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the City of London

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the City of London

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 City of London region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 92 (84.40%) AWS
2 69 (63.30%) DevOps
3 60 (55.05%) Python
4 57 (52.29%) Terraform
5 46 (42.20%) Docker
6 35 (32.11%) Ansible
7 34 (31.19%) Kubernetes
8 30 (27.52%) Linux
9 27 (24.77%) Java
9 27 (24.77%) Microservices
10 25 (22.94%) Bash Shell
11 24 (22.02%) Finance
12 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (21.10%) Infrastructure as Code
13 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
14 19 (17.43%) Puppet
14 19 (17.43%) Fintech
15 18 (16.51%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (16.51%) Go
16 17 (15.60%) Azure
17 16 (14.68%) Serverless
17 16 (14.68%) GCP
18 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
18 15 (13.76%) Windows
19 13 (11.93%) SQL
19 13 (11.93%) REST
19 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
20 12 (11.01%) AWS Lambda
21 11 (10.09%) Google
22 10 (9.17%) TDD

AWS Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.59%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.83%) nginx
4 2 (1.83%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 92 (84.40%) AWS
2 18 (16.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (15.60%) Azure
4 16 (14.68%) GCP
4 16 (14.68%) Serverless
5 12 (11.01%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (8.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (6.42%) IaaS
8 6 (5.50%) SaaS
9 5 (4.59%) Amazon S3
9 5 (4.59%) DigitalOcean
9 5 (4.59%) Linode
10 4 (3.67%) Amazon Cognito
10 4 (3.67%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (2.75%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (2.75%) Office 365
11 3 (2.75%) PaaS
12 2 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) BGP
4 2 (1.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (5.50%) MySQL
3 5 (4.59%) Big Data
3 5 (4.59%) Blockchain
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.83%) Redis
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) KDB
7 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.75%) Maven
4 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.83%) GitLab
4 2 (1.83%) GoCD
4 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.92%) Gradle
5 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (22.02%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.59%) Law
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Advertising
5 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.67%) Publishing
6 3 (2.75%) Electronics
6 3 (2.75%) Games
6 3 (2.75%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) REST
2 10 (9.17%) Node.js
3 9 (8.26%) Web Services
4 8 (7.34%) Spring
5 7 (6.42%) React
6 6 (5.50%) RESTful
7 5 (4.59%) boto
8 4 (3.67%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.67%) JSON
8 4 (3.67%) Kafka
9 3 (2.75%) .NET
9 3 (2.75%) CSS
9 3 (2.75%) CSS3
9 3 (2.75%) Express
9 3 (2.75%) HTML
9 3 (2.75%) HTML5
9 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.75%) Redux
9 3 (2.75%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.75%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Virtual Team
2 8 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.59%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.83%) Derivative
5 2 (1.83%) Digital Currency
5 2 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Robotics
6 1 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) Unix
3 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.30%) DevOps
2 27 (24.77%) Microservices
3 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) Infrastructure as Code
4 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
5 19 (17.43%) Fintech
6 10 (9.17%) Migration
6 10 (9.17%) TDD
7 9 (8.26%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.34%) OO
8 8 (7.34%) Scrum
9 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.42%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (5.50%) Machine Learning
11 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Automation
11 5 (4.59%) Kanban
11 5 (4.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (55.05%) Python
2 27 (24.77%) Java
3 25 (22.94%) Bash Shell
4 18 (16.51%) Go
5 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.93%) SQL
7 10 (9.17%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.34%) C#
9 6 (5.50%) C++
9 6 (5.50%) Kotlin
10 5 (4.59%) Java 8
11 4 (3.67%) Ruby
11 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.75%) ES6
12 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.83%) Perl
14 1 (0.92%) C
14 1 (0.92%) PHP
14 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 46 (42.20%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (4.59%) Xen
3 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.75%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (52.29%) Terraform
2 35 (32.11%) Ansible
3 34 (31.19%) Kubernetes
4 19 (17.43%) Puppet
5 9 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.50%) Salt
7 4 (3.67%) Packer
7 4 (3.67%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.83%) Grafana
8 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.92%) Control-M
9 1 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.92%) Mesos
9 1 (0.92%) Nagios
9 1 (0.92%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Google
2 9 (8.26%) VMware
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.75%) Citrix
4 3 (2.75%) LogicMonitor
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.92%) New Relic
5 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.92%) Splunk
5 1 (0.92%) Zend