Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 175 178
Rank change year-on-year +65 +3 +98
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 122 130 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.51% 1.53% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.62% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 105 120 168
10th Percentile £51,750 £49,875 £51,250
25th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £79,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.23% +12.86% +16.67%
75th Percentile £82,500 £97,813 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £115,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.45% +10.71% +3.70%

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 4,519 8,027 9,793
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 94.74% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,980 7,035 8,795
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the City of London

AWS Engineer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £80,000 -
AWS Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 105 (86.07%) AWS
2 90 (73.77%) DevOps
3 69 (56.56%) Terraform
4 60 (49.18%) Python
5 57 (46.72%) Infrastructure as Code
5 57 (46.72%) Kubernetes
6 51 (41.80%) Docker
7 46 (37.70%) Jenkins
8 30 (24.59%) Ansible
9 28 (22.95%) Finance
10 27 (22.13%) Puppet
11 26 (21.31%) Java
11 26 (21.31%) Fintech
12 24 (19.67%) Microservices
12 24 (19.67%) Bash Shell
13 21 (17.21%) Linux
13 21 (17.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (13.93%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Automation
16 16 (13.11%) Apache Spark
17 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
17 15 (12.30%) Amazon ECS
17 15 (12.30%) Serverless
17 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
17 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
18 13 (10.66%) Data Science
18 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (10.66%) Analytics

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 16 (13.11%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.10%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.82%) nginx
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 105 (86.07%) AWS
2 21 (17.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 17 (13.93%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (12.30%) Amazon ECS
4 15 (12.30%) Serverless
5 12 (9.84%) Amazon S3
5 12 (9.84%) Azure
6 11 (9.02%) AWS CodeBuild
6 11 (9.02%) AWS Fargate
6 11 (9.02%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (7.38%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 9 (7.38%) IaaS
8 7 (5.74%) GCP
9 6 (4.92%) Datadog
10 5 (4.10%) Matillion
11 4 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (3.28%) Route 53
12 3 (2.46%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.46%) DNS
2 3 (2.46%) Multicast
2 3 (2.46%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.82%) NAS
4 1 (0.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.82%) SSH
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (9.84%) Big Data
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (6.56%) Data Lake
3 8 (6.56%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.64%) Spark SQL
9 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.82%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (37.70%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (6.56%) JIRA
4 7 (5.74%) GitLab
5 6 (4.92%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.28%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.82%) JMeter
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (22.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Law
3 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Front Office
5 2 (1.64%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) Kafka
1 12 (9.84%) Web Services
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
2 5 (4.10%) Lambda Expressions
2 5 (4.10%) Node.js
3 4 (3.28%) React
4 2 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.82%) RESTful
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
5 1 (0.82%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.82%) Clustering
4 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Replication
4 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.21%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Windows
3 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.64%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) CentOS
5 1 (0.82%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (73.77%) DevOps
2 57 (46.72%) Infrastructure as Code
3 26 (21.31%) Fintech
4 24 (19.67%) Microservices
5 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Automation
7 15 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
8 13 (10.66%) Analytics
8 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.66%) Data Science
9 12 (9.84%) Machine Learning
10 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.38%) Data Analytics
11 9 (7.38%) ETL
11 9 (7.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.56%) Systems Engineering
13 6 (4.92%) Information Security
14 5 (4.10%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.18%) Python
2 26 (21.31%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.38%) SQL
6 6 (4.92%) Go
7 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.46%) C#
8 3 (2.46%) Scala
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) Clojure
10 1 (0.82%) Java 8
10 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) CCNA
3 1 (0.82%) CCNP
3 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.28%) QA
3 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.82%) GDPR
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (41.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 69 (56.56%) Terraform
2 57 (46.72%) Kubernetes
3 30 (24.59%) Ansible
4 27 (22.13%) Puppet
5 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (7.38%) Prometheus
7 6 (4.92%) Grafana
8 3 (2.46%) Salt
9 2 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.82%) Packer
10 1 (0.82%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (6.56%) Talend
2 5 (4.10%) Alteryx
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.82%) Aruba
4 1 (0.82%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco
4 1 (0.82%) Confluent
4 1 (0.82%) Databricks
4 1 (0.82%) HP
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.82%) Sage
4 1 (0.82%) Synology
4 1 (0.82%) VMware