Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 291 288
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 82 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 81 34 42
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +15.70% +10.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £101,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £73,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +18.00% +13.64%

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 9,801 9,838 10,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.03% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,775 8,787 9,459
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 66 (80.49%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (68.29%) DevOps
3 48 (58.54%) Docker
4 39 (47.56%) Ansible
4 39 (47.56%) Python
5 31 (37.80%) Terraform
6 29 (35.37%) Java
7 28 (34.15%) Linux
8 25 (30.49%) Puppet
8 25 (30.49%) Kubernetes
9 22 (26.83%) Windows
10 21 (25.61%) Jenkins
11 20 (24.39%) SQL
12 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
13 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (19.51%) Finance
15 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
15 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
16 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
17 12 (14.63%) C#
17 12 (14.63%) Grafana
17 12 (14.63%) Fintech
17 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (13.41%) Google Cloud Platform
18 11 (13.41%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (13.41%) C++
19 10 (12.20%) VMware

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 6 (7.32%) Apache Spark
1 6 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.10%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (80.49%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (13.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (9.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (9.76%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.10%) GitHub
5 5 (6.10%) IaaS
5 5 (6.10%) NuGet
5 5 (6.10%) Route 53
5 5 (6.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.66%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.66%) Datadog
6 3 (3.66%) Serverless
7 2 (2.44%) SaaS
8 1 (1.22%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) BGP
1 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Big Data
1 7 (8.54%) Blockchain
2 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.10%) InfluxDB
4 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.22%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.20%) TeamCity
4 8 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.10%) git-flow
5 5 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.10%) Subversion
5 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.66%) JIRA
8 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 1 (1.22%) CA Flowdock
9 1 (1.22%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.22%) JUnit
9 1 (1.22%) Maven
9 1 (1.22%) RSpec
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Games
2 8 (9.76%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Node.js
2 7 (8.54%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (7.32%) Kafka
4 5 (6.10%) .NET
4 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.10%) Web Services
5 3 (3.66%) Spring
6 2 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (1.22%) Akka
7 1 (1.22%) JMS
7 1 (1.22%) JSON
7 1 (1.22%) LAMP
7 1 (1.22%) Pandas
7 1 (1.22%) PySpark
7 1 (1.22%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (14.63%) Fintech
2 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) Windows
3 15 (18.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (6.10%) DC/OS
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Solaris
6 1 (1.22%) Unix
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (68.29%) DevOps
2 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.76%) API Integration
6 8 (9.76%) Data Science
6 8 (9.76%) Migration
7 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (8.54%) Microservices
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.10%) Analytical Thinking
9 5 (6.10%) Data Management
9 5 (6.10%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) Python
2 29 (35.37%) Java
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 19 (23.17%) PowerShell
5 15 (18.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (14.63%) C#
7 11 (13.41%) C++
8 9 (10.98%) Go
9 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
10 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
11 5 (6.10%) C
11 5 (6.10%) Haskell
11 5 (6.10%) PHP
11 5 (6.10%) Ruby
12 3 (3.66%) Perl
12 3 (3.66%) Scala
13 1 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (58.54%) Docker
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.76%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.22%) HDFS
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (47.56%) Ansible
2 31 (37.80%) Terraform
3 25 (30.49%) Kubernetes
3 25 (30.49%) Puppet
4 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (14.63%) Grafana
6 8 (9.76%) Prometheus
7 7 (8.54%) Kibana
7 7 (8.54%) Mesos
8 6 (7.32%) Marathon
9 5 (6.10%) logstash
10 3 (3.66%) Consul
11 2 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (2.44%) linkerd
12 1 (1.22%) Icinga
12 1 (1.22%) Packer
12 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) VMware
2 8 (9.76%) LogicMonitor
3 5 (6.10%) Google
3 5 (6.10%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.66%) New Relic
5 2 (2.44%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.22%) Facebook
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec