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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 28 May 2022.

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
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 213 100 132
Rank change year-on-year -113 +32 0
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 74 144 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 2.84% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.06% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 69 134 125
10th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £49,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £62,813 £66,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +21.43%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £105,000
90th Percentile £115,050 £96,250 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £76,250 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 6,957 4,709 6,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 92.86% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,517 4,193 5,671
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.70% +3.85%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022, AWS Engineer job roles required the following 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 72 (97.30%) AWS
2 57 (77.03%) DevOps
3 43 (58.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 41 (55.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 41 (55.41%) Docker
5 40 (54.05%) Terraform
6 34 (45.95%) Python
7 33 (44.59%) CI/CD
8 28 (37.84%) Linux
9 26 (35.14%) Serverless
10 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
11 22 (29.73%) Kubernetes
12 19 (25.68%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (24.32%) Re-Platforming
13 18 (24.32%) Retail
14 15 (20.27%) Java
14 15 (20.27%) Kafka
15 13 (17.57%) Data Science
16 12 (16.22%) Machine Learning
16 12 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (16.22%) Amazon S3
17 11 (14.86%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (14.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 10 (13.51%) Azure
18 10 (13.51%) Bash
19 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
20 8 (10.81%) Ansible
20 8 (10.81%) Puppet
20 8 (10.81%) Agile
21 7 (9.46%) GCP

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 (6.76%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 72 (97.30%) AWS
2 41 (55.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 26 (35.14%) Serverless
4 19 (25.68%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (16.22%) Amazon S3
6 11 (14.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (13.51%) Azure
8 7 (9.46%) GCP
9 6 (8.11%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (6.76%) SaaS
11 3 (4.05%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (4.05%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (4.05%) IaaS
11 3 (4.05%) PaaS
12 2 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (2.70%) Datadog
12 2 (2.70%) Route 53
12 2 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) Junos
3 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (6.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.35%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.35%) HBase
5 1 (1.35%) Metadata
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Power BI
5 1 (1.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (24.32%) Retail
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Publishing
4 3 (4.05%) Social Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Kafka
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (1.35%) Laravel
4 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.35%) React
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) Svelte
4 1 (1.35%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) DevOps
2 43 (58.11%) Infrastructure as Code
3 33 (44.59%) CI/CD
4 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
5 18 (24.32%) Re-Platforming
6 13 (17.57%) Data Science
7 12 (16.22%) Machine Learning
8 8 (10.81%) Agile
9 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.11%) Microservices
11 5 (6.76%) Investment Management
12 4 (5.41%) Analytics
12 4 (5.41%) Auto-Scaling
12 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
12 4 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (4.05%) Data Pipeline
13 3 (4.05%) Decision-Making
13 3 (4.05%) Fintech
13 3 (4.05%) Platform Engineering
13 3 (4.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) Python
2 15 (20.27%) Java
3 10 (13.51%) Bash
4 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.11%) Scala
6 4 (5.41%) Go
6 4 (5.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) AWS Certification
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 41 (55.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (54.05%) Terraform
2 22 (29.73%) Kubernetes
3 8 (10.81%) Ansible
3 8 (10.81%) Puppet
4 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.70%) Salt
6 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.35%) Grafana
6 1 (1.35%) Packer
6 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.05%) MuleSoft
2 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.70%) Twitter
2 2 (2.70%) Veracode
3 1 (1.35%) Databricks
3 1 (1.35%) Informatica
3 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.35%) Talend