Period
to 28 July 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 97 101
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +163
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 155 145 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.76% 2.69% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.86% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 145 141 281
10th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.34% +7.41%
75th Percentile £87,500 £96,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,500 £112,500 £108,750
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +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 5,184 5,076 9,778
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.44% 94.30% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,616 4,465 8,766
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 137 (88.39%) AWS
2 102 (65.81%) DevOps
3 86 (55.48%) Python
4 82 (52.90%) Terraform
5 76 (49.03%) Infrastructure as Code
6 74 (47.74%) Kubernetes
7 67 (43.23%) Docker
8 40 (25.81%) Linux
9 39 (25.16%) Ansible
10 37 (23.87%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (21.94%) Puppet
12 30 (19.35%) Analytics
13 29 (18.71%) Jenkins
13 29 (18.71%) Java
14 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
14 26 (16.77%) Fintech
15 25 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (15.48%) Apache Spark
16 24 (15.48%) Bash Shell
16 24 (15.48%) Configuration Management
17 22 (14.19%) Data Lake
18 21 (13.55%) Serverless
18 21 (13.55%) Big Data
19 19 (12.26%) Hadoop
19 19 (12.26%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (12.26%) Amazon Redshift
20 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (11.61%) Finance
20 18 (11.61%) Web Services
20 18 (11.61%) Data Warehouse

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 24 (15.48%) Apache Spark
2 13 (8.39%) Apache
3 6 (3.87%) nginx
4 2 (1.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) GemFire
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 137 (88.39%) AWS
2 37 (23.87%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (13.55%) Serverless
5 14 (9.03%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (7.10%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (6.45%) Azure
8 8 (5.16%) Amazon S3
9 7 (4.52%) AWS Fargate
9 7 (4.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (3.87%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 6 (3.87%) GCP
10 6 (3.87%) IaaS
11 5 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (3.23%) AWS CodeBuild
11 5 (3.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 5 (3.23%) AWS KMS
12 3 (1.94%) AWS CodePipeline
12 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Multicast
1 2 (1.29%) Network Security
1 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.29%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.65%) Calico
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.19%) Data Lake
2 21 (13.55%) Big Data
3 19 (12.26%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (12.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 19 (12.26%) Hadoop
4 18 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (9.03%) NoSQL
6 13 (8.39%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.87%) Spark SQL
8 5 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (3.23%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.65%) Looker
10 1 (0.65%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 29 (18.71%) Jenkins
2 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.68%) JIRA
4 12 (7.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.81%) CircleCI
6 3 (1.94%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.65%) Gradle
7 1 (0.65%) gulp
7 1 (0.65%) Protractor
7 1 (0.65%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.65%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (11.61%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Social Skills
3 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) Games
5 5 (3.23%) Front Office
6 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) Web Services
2 14 (9.03%) Kafka
3 6 (3.87%) Node.js
4 2 (1.29%) .NET
4 2 (1.29%) PySpark
4 2 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.29%) Spring
4 2 (1.29%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
5 1 (0.65%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.65%) RESTful
5 1 (0.65%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.65%) Spring Integration
5 1 (0.65%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.65%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.87%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.58%) Derivative
3 4 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.29%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (0.65%) Acoustics
5 1 (0.65%) Blog
5 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.65%) Equities
5 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.81%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Ubuntu
3 6 (3.87%) CoreOS
4 4 (2.58%) Windows
5 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (65.81%) DevOps
2 76 (49.03%) Infrastructure as Code
3 30 (19.35%) Analytics
4 26 (16.77%) Fintech
5 24 (15.48%) Configuration Management
6 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.97%) Data Pipeline
7 17 (10.97%) Data Science
8 15 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Automation
9 14 (9.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 14 (9.03%) Workflow
10 13 (8.39%) Data Analytics
10 13 (8.39%) Data Transformation
11 11 (7.10%) Data Engineering
11 11 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (6.45%) API Design
12 10 (6.45%) Architectural Design
12 10 (6.45%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.48%) Python
2 29 (18.71%) Java
3 24 (15.48%) Bash Shell
4 17 (10.97%) SQL
5 14 (9.03%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.16%) Go
7 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) C#
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Clojure
9 1 (0.65%) Java 8
9 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (7.10%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.65%) OCP
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (43.23%) Docker
2 4 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 82 (52.90%) Terraform
2 74 (47.74%) Kubernetes
3 39 (25.16%) Ansible
4 34 (21.94%) Puppet
5 8 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.23%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.58%) Grafana
8 3 (1.94%) Consul
8 3 (1.94%) Packer
9 2 (1.29%) Mesos
10 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.65%) Kibana
10 1 (0.65%) Salt
10 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (8.39%) Talend
2 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.29%) Citrix
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.29%) VMware
4 1 (0.65%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.65%) Confluent
4 1 (0.65%) Google
4 1 (0.65%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.65%) IBM
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.65%) Sage