Period
to 27 October 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 66 140
Rank change year-on-year -64 +74 +145
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 139 150 219
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 4.10% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 4.40% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 133 143 199
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
25th Percentile £70,000 £63,125 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% -3.33%
75th Percentile £96,250 £85,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £108,750
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% -

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 5,622 3,410 9,505
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 93.27% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,996 2,997 8,403
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.71% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £99,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 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.

1 129 (92.81%) AWS
2 85 (61.15%) DevOps
3 83 (59.71%) Python
4 62 (44.60%) Kubernetes
5 57 (41.01%) Terraform
5 57 (41.01%) Infrastructure as Code
6 48 (34.53%) Docker
7 47 (33.81%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (31.65%) Linux
9 38 (27.34%) Serverless
10 33 (23.74%) Java
11 32 (23.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (20.86%) Ansible
12 29 (20.86%) AWS Lambda
13 27 (19.42%) Amazon Redshift
14 25 (17.99%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (17.99%) Analytics
14 25 (17.99%) Web Services
15 23 (16.55%) Puppet
16 22 (15.83%) Git (software)
17 21 (15.11%) Software Engineering
18 20 (14.39%) Configuration Management
18 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (13.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 18 (12.95%) Workflow
20 18 (12.95%) SQL
21 17 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
21 17 (12.23%) Bash Shell
21 17 (12.23%) Jenkins
21 17 (12.23%) Data Lake

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 (11.51%) Apache Spark
2 12 (8.63%) Apache
3 6 (4.32%) nginx
4 3 (2.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) GemFire
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 129 (92.81%) AWS
2 47 (33.81%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (27.34%) Serverless
4 32 (23.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (20.86%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (13.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (10.79%) Amazon S3
8 14 (10.07%) Azure
9 9 (6.47%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (5.76%) GCP
11 5 (3.60%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (3.60%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (3.60%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 4 (2.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (2.16%) AWS CodePipeline
13 3 (2.16%) AWS Fargate
13 3 (2.16%) GitHub
13 3 (2.16%) Route 53
14 2 (1.44%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) DNS
2 2 (1.44%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) Calico
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.42%) Amazon Redshift
2 25 (17.99%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (12.23%) Data Lake
3 17 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (11.51%) Big Data
5 15 (10.79%) Hadoop
6 14 (10.07%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.63%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.04%) Tableau
9 5 (3.60%) Spark SQL
10 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.72%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.72%) Looker
11 1 (0.72%) MySQL
11 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.72%) Parquet
11 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.23%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.51%) JIRA
4 13 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (6.47%) CircleCI
6 7 (5.04%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.44%) GoCD
8 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.72%) git-flow
8 1 (0.72%) GitLab
8 1 (0.72%) Gradle
8 1 (0.72%) gulp
8 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.72%) Protractor
8 1 (0.72%) Selenium
8 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.72%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (8.63%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Social Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Games
6 3 (2.16%) Law
6 3 (2.16%) Retail
7 2 (1.44%) Front Office
7 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.99%) Web Services
2 6 (4.32%) Kafka
3 5 (3.60%) Anaconda
3 5 (3.60%) Node.js
3 5 (3.60%) Spring
4 3 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.44%) PySpark
6 1 (0.72%) .NET
6 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.72%) Flash
6 1 (0.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.72%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (0.72%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.72%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.72%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.72%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.72%) WireMock
6 1 (0.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (4.32%) Public Cloud
2 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.88%) Derivative
3 4 (2.88%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.16%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.72%) Acoustics
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
6 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.72%) Equities
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (31.65%) Linux
2 11 (7.91%) Unix
3 8 (5.76%) Ubuntu
4 6 (4.32%) CoreOS
4 6 (4.32%) Windows
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (61.15%) DevOps
2 57 (41.01%) Infrastructure as Code
3 25 (17.99%) Analytics
4 21 (15.11%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.39%) Configuration Management
6 18 (12.95%) Workflow
7 16 (11.51%) Data Pipeline
8 14 (10.07%) Data Science
8 14 (10.07%) Fintech
9 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (8.63%) Data Transformation
11 11 (7.91%) Investment Management
12 10 (7.19%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.47%) Insurtech
14 8 (5.76%) Architectural Design
14 8 (5.76%) Security Operations
15 7 (5.04%) Data Engineering
15 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (59.71%) Python
2 33 (23.74%) Java
3 18 (12.95%) SQL
4 17 (12.23%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.47%) Go
7 5 (3.60%) R
8 4 (2.88%) Java 11
8 4 (2.88%) Java 8
8 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.88%) Scala
9 2 (1.44%) C#
9 2 (1.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) AWS Certification
2 5 (3.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) CCNP
3 1 (0.72%) CCSP
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) CISSP
3 1 (0.72%) GCED
3 1 (0.72%) GCIA
3 1 (0.72%) GCIH
3 1 (0.72%) GIAC
3 1 (0.72%) GREM
3 1 (0.72%) GSEC
3 1 (0.72%) OCP
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 48 (34.53%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.44%) XenApp
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (44.60%) Kubernetes
2 57 (41.01%) Terraform
3 29 (20.86%) Ansible
4 23 (16.55%) Puppet
5 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.60%) Grafana
7 4 (2.88%) Consul
7 4 (2.88%) Packer
7 4 (2.88%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.44%) Mesos
9 1 (0.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) Talend
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.60%) Google
4 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.44%) Citrix
5 2 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.44%) Splunk
5 2 (1.44%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle