Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 137 279
Rank change year-on-year +73 +142 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 148 223 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.06% 2.24% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 2.35% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 151 251 74
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £55,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £108,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +7.69%

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 3,395 9,484 10,577
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.24% 95.40% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,970 8,301 9,478
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,875 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 137 (92.57%) AWS
2 108 (72.97%) DevOps
3 89 (60.14%) Kubernetes
4 88 (59.46%) Python
5 85 (57.43%) Terraform
6 78 (52.70%) Docker
7 73 (49.32%) Infrastructure as Code
8 70 (47.30%) Jenkins
9 47 (31.76%) Puppet
10 39 (26.35%) Fintech
10 39 (26.35%) Ansible
11 34 (22.97%) Linux
12 28 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (15.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 22 (14.86%) GCP
14 22 (14.86%) Law
14 22 (14.86%) Azure
15 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
15 21 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
16 20 (13.51%) Configuration Management
16 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (12.16%) Java
17 18 (12.16%) Machine Learning
18 17 (11.49%) Microservices
19 16 (10.81%) Go
19 16 (10.81%) Serverless
19 16 (10.81%) Finance
19 16 (10.81%) SaaS
19 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
20 15 (10.14%) Bash Shell

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 9 (6.08%) IIS
2 7 (4.73%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.05%) Confluence
4 4 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.35%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 137 (92.57%) AWS
2 28 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (14.86%) Azure
3 22 (14.86%) GCP
4 16 (10.81%) SaaS
4 16 (10.81%) Serverless
5 13 (8.78%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (7.43%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (5.41%) Amazon S3
7 8 (5.41%) IaaS
8 6 (4.05%) Amazon EKS
8 6 (4.05%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 6 (4.05%) AWS Fargate
9 5 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (3.38%) AWS CodeBuild
9 5 (3.38%) PaaS
10 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.70%) GitHub
11 2 (1.35%) Akamai
11 2 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Firewall
2 6 (4.05%) Network Security
2 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) Multicast
5 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (3.38%) Big Data
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (1.35%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.35%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.35%) HBase
3 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.35%) Redis
3 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 70 (47.30%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.08%) TeamCity
4 8 (5.41%) GitLab
4 8 (5.41%) JIRA
5 5 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.03%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.03%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.03%) Maven
7 3 (2.03%) Selenium
8 2 (1.35%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.35%) Locust
8 2 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.35%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.68%) GoCD
9 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (14.86%) Law
2 16 (10.81%) Finance
3 7 (4.73%) Banking
3 7 (4.73%) Games
4 4 (2.70%) Advertising
5 3 (2.03%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) Kafka
2 9 (6.08%) Web Services
3 8 (5.41%) .NET
4 6 (4.05%) Node.js
4 6 (4.05%) React
5 3 (2.03%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.03%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.03%) Sensu
5 3 (2.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.35%) NumPy
6 2 (1.35%) Pandas
6 2 (1.35%) PySpark
7 1 (0.68%) JSON
7 1 (0.68%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (0.68%) Middleware
7 1 (0.68%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.38%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.38%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.35%) FMCG
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Linux
2 15 (10.14%) Windows
3 10 (6.76%) Unix
4 9 (6.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (72.97%) DevOps
2 73 (49.32%) Infrastructure as Code
3 39 (26.35%) Fintech
4 23 (15.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 18 (12.16%) Machine Learning
7 17 (11.49%) Microservices
8 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (10.14%) Data Science
10 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.43%) Migration
12 10 (6.76%) B2B
12 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.41%) Analytics
13 8 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Automation
14 7 (4.73%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.05%) Deployment Automation
16 5 (3.38%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 88 (59.46%) Python
2 18 (12.16%) Java
3 16 (10.81%) Go
4 15 (10.14%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.76%) Ruby
7 7 (4.73%) C#
8 3 (2.03%) Groovy
8 3 (2.03%) Scala
8 3 (2.03%) SQL
8 3 (2.03%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.35%) C++
9 2 (1.35%) PHP
9 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) Clojure
10 1 (0.68%) Elixir
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) AWS Certification
2 6 (4.05%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 78 (52.70%) Docker
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 89 (60.14%) Kubernetes
2 85 (57.43%) Terraform
3 47 (31.76%) Puppet
4 39 (26.35%) Ansible
5 21 (14.19%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.73%) Grafana
6 7 (4.73%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.70%) Salt
8 3 (2.03%) logstash
9 2 (1.35%) Kibana
9 2 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.35%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.68%) Consul
Vendors
1 5 (3.38%) Google
1 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle
2 3 (2.03%) Rackspace
2 3 (2.03%) Splunk
2 3 (2.03%) Tableau
3 2 (1.35%) Adobe
3 2 (1.35%) hybris
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.35%) New Relic
3 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix
4 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.68%) Databricks
4 1 (0.68%) VMware