Period
to 13 October 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 265 295
Rank change year-on-year +132 +30 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 235 75 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.35% 0.68% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 0.71% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 216 70 36
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £53,125 £56,125 £47,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £87,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +1.56%

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 9,540 10,520 9,511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.85% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,353 9,430 8,629
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £92,500
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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019, 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.

1 213 (90.64%) AWS
2 182 (77.45%) DevOps
3 154 (65.53%) Python
4 137 (58.30%) Terraform
5 133 (56.60%) Docker
6 119 (50.64%) Kubernetes
7 102 (43.40%) Linux
8 94 (40.00%) Ansible
9 80 (34.04%) Puppet
10 54 (22.98%) Migration
11 51 (21.70%) Java
11 51 (21.70%) Configuration Management
11 51 (21.70%) Bash Shell
12 50 (21.28%) Azure
13 48 (20.43%) Finance
14 42 (17.87%) Infrastructure as Code
15 40 (17.02%) PowerShell
16 38 (16.17%) Go
17 37 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (15.32%) SQL
19 34 (14.47%) GCP
20 33 (14.04%) Microservices
20 33 (14.04%) AWS CloudFormation
20 33 (14.04%) Windows
21 32 (13.62%) TCP/IP
21 32 (13.62%) Telecoms
22 31 (13.19%) VMware
23 28 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (11.49%) Jenkins
25 26 (11.06%) Opscode Chef

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 5 (2.13%) Apache Spark
1 5 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.70%) Apache
3 3 (1.28%) Confluence
3 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 213 (90.64%) AWS
2 50 (21.28%) Azure
3 34 (14.47%) GCP
4 33 (14.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (6.81%) Serverless
6 13 (5.53%) IaaS
7 11 (4.68%) GitHub
8 10 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (2.55%) Power Platform
10 6 (2.55%) SaaS
11 5 (2.13%) Datadog
12 3 (1.28%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.28%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (1.28%) DigitalOcean
12 3 (1.28%) Linode
12 3 (1.28%) Office 365
13 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.62%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.96%) BGP
3 6 (2.55%) DNS
3 6 (2.55%) Network Security
4 5 (2.13%) HTTP
4 5 (2.13%) VPN
5 3 (1.28%) Broadband
6 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.94%) Big Data
2 17 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.53%) MySQL
5 8 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (2.55%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.55%) Power BI
7 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.85%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.85%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 27 (11.49%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.83%) Bitbucket
4 8 (3.40%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.13%) GitLab
7 4 (1.70%) Selenium
8 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.28%) Maven
9 2 (0.85%) GoCD
10 1 (0.43%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.43%) Gradle
10 1 (0.43%) JMeter
General
1 48 (20.43%) Finance
2 32 (13.62%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.38%) Banking
4 12 (5.11%) Law
5 5 (2.13%) Advertising
5 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.13%) Marketing
6 4 (1.70%) Games
6 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.70%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.70%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Front Office
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (3.83%) REST
4 8 (3.40%) Node.js
5 7 (2.98%) RESTful
5 7 (2.98%) Web Services
6 6 (2.55%) React
7 5 (2.13%) React Native
8 4 (1.70%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.70%) Spring
9 3 (1.28%) .NET
9 3 (1.28%) AWS Amplify
9 3 (1.28%) boto
9 3 (1.28%) Kafka
10 2 (0.85%) .NET Core
10 2 (0.85%) LAMP
11 1 (0.43%) Django
11 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.43%) HTML
11 1 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.79%) User Experience
2 21 (8.94%) Cloud Native
3 19 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.98%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.55%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
8 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.28%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.85%) Derivative
10 2 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (0.43%) Digital Currency
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.40%) Linux
2 33 (14.04%) Windows
3 23 (9.79%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.68%) Unix
5 4 (1.70%) CentOS
6 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (77.45%) DevOps
2 54 (22.98%) Migration
3 51 (21.70%) Configuration Management
4 42 (17.87%) Infrastructure as Code
5 37 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (14.04%) Microservices
7 26 (11.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (11.06%) Machine Learning
8 25 (10.64%) Fintech
9 24 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (9.79%) Open Source
11 22 (9.36%) Collaborative Working
12 20 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 20 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (8.51%) Test Automation
13 19 (8.09%) Auto-Scaling
14 17 (7.23%) Analytics
15 16 (6.81%) Data Science
16 15 (6.38%) Infrastructure Automation
16 15 (6.38%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 154 (65.53%) Python
2 51 (21.70%) Bash Shell
2 51 (21.70%) Java
3 40 (17.02%) PowerShell
4 38 (16.17%) Go
5 36 (15.32%) SQL
6 14 (5.96%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.96%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.11%) Ruby
8 9 (3.83%) C#
9 5 (2.13%) C++
9 5 (2.13%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.70%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.85%) Java 8
11 2 (0.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) C
12 1 (0.43%) ES6
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
12 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (7.66%) Degree
2 15 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.98%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.43%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.98%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (56.60%) Docker
2 28 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.96%) VirtualBox
5 10 (4.26%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.83%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (2.55%) XenApp
8 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 137 (58.30%) Terraform
2 119 (50.64%) Kubernetes
3 94 (40.00%) Ansible
4 80 (34.04%) Puppet
5 26 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.83%) Packer
7 8 (3.40%) Salt
8 4 (1.70%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.85%) Grafana
10 1 (0.43%) Control-M
10 1 (0.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (13.19%) VMware
2 17 (7.23%) Google
3 14 (5.96%) LogicMonitor
3 14 (5.96%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.83%) Citrix
5 6 (2.55%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.55%) Veeam
6 5 (2.13%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.28%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio