Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 287 298
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 +102
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 78 43 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 49
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £63,750 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.80% +5.37% +5.22%
10th Percentile £53,000 £47,500 £44,500
90th Percentile £93,000 £85,375 £84,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +8.70%

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 10,653 9,629 11,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.95% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9,521 8,722 10,213
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.84% +1.74% +4.55%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018, 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 63 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (73.08%) DevOps
3 41 (52.56%) Ansible
4 40 (51.28%) Docker
5 38 (48.72%) Linux
6 33 (42.31%) Java
7 32 (41.03%) Python
8 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
9 22 (28.21%) Puppet
9 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (21.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (21.79%) Terraform
11 16 (20.51%) Windows
12 15 (19.23%) SQL
12 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (19.23%) Bash Shell
13 14 (17.95%) Big Data
13 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (17.95%) Fintech
14 13 (16.67%) Finance
15 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
15 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (15.38%) Kafka
15 12 (15.38%) Node.js
16 11 (14.10%) Microservices
16 11 (14.10%) Apache Spark
16 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
16 11 (14.10%) Open Source
16 11 (14.10%) Hadoop

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 11 (14.10%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (21.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (10.26%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (10.26%) Serverless
7 7 (8.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (8.97%) Amazon S3
7 7 (8.97%) Route 53
8 6 (7.69%) GitHub
9 5 (6.41%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (6.41%) NuGet
10 3 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (3.85%) IaaS
11 2 (2.56%) Amazon Glacier
11 2 (2.56%) SaaS
12 1 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) BGP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Big Data
2 11 (14.10%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.97%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (6.41%) InfluxDB
6 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.13%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.13%) Blockchain
6 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.85%) Redis
8 2 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.56%) HDInsight
8 2 (2.56%) MySQL
8 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.56%) Vectorwise
9 1 (1.28%) Impala
9 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.41%) Subversion
5 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.85%) JIRA
8 2 (2.56%) git-flow
8 2 (2.56%) JUnit
9 1 (1.28%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.28%) Maven
9 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Games
3 7 (8.97%) Law
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Kafka
1 12 (15.38%) Node.js
2 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) Akka
3 6 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.41%) REST
5 4 (5.13%) Spring
6 2 (2.56%) JMS
7 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.28%) JSON
7 1 (1.28%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (1.28%) LAMP
7 1 (1.28%) NgRx
7 1 (1.28%) React
7 1 (1.28%) Redux
7 1 (1.28%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Fintech
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.41%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.72%) Linux
2 16 (20.51%) Windows
3 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.41%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (3.85%) CentOS
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.28%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (73.08%) DevOps
2 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.10%) Microservices
4 11 (14.10%) Open Source
4 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.54%) TDD
7 6 (7.69%) ETL
7 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (7.69%) Low Latency
8 5 (6.41%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (6.41%) Analytics
8 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.41%) Systems Thinking
9 4 (5.13%) CRM
9 4 (5.13%) ITIL
9 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Java
2 32 (41.03%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.54%) Ruby
6 8 (10.26%) Scala
7 7 (8.97%) C#
7 7 (8.97%) PHP
8 5 (6.41%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) Groovy
9 2 (2.56%) Java 8
9 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) Go
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) AWS Certification
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) PhD
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (51.28%) Docker
2 7 (8.97%) Apache Flume
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) HDFS
5 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (52.56%) Ansible
2 22 (28.21%) Puppet
3 17 (21.79%) Terraform
4 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (15.38%) Kubernetes
6 9 (11.54%) Grafana
7 7 (8.97%) Kibana
8 5 (6.41%) logstash
9 4 (5.13%) Prometheus
10 2 (2.56%) Consul
10 2 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (2.56%) Mesos
10 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.56%) Packer
11 1 (1.28%) linkerd
11 1 (1.28%) Marathon
11 1 (1.28%) Salt
11 1 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Google
2 6 (7.69%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.41%) TOWER Software
4 4 (5.13%) Splunk
5 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.85%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.85%) New Relic
6 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.56%) LogicMonitor
6 2 (2.56%) Vertica
7 1 (1.28%) Facebook
7 1 (1.28%) MapR
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) Talend