Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 August 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 424 528
Rank change year-on-year +131 +104 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,475 1,137 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.74% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,274 1,034 691
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £88,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 126,556 153,091 159,211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.26% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 101,829 124,248 129,487
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured AWS Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in England.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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 +128 1,081 £75,000 +7.14% 138
North of England -6 141 £57,500 +4.55% 33
South East +30 131 £58,750 +6.82% 18
North West +48 92 £60,000 +9.09% 21
Midlands +74 47 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Yorkshire -30 46 £57,500 +9.52% 9
East of England +76 40 £55,000 - 14
South West -22 33 £65,000 +13.04% 9
West Midlands +43 29 £55,000 -2.22% 8
East Midlands +36 18 £60,000 +14.29% 3
North East +8 3 £53,250 +18.33% 3
AWS Engineer
UK

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 England region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 1,359 (92.14%) Amazon AWS
2 967 (65.56%) DevOps
3 884 (59.93%) Python
4 718 (48.68%) Docker
5 658 (44.61%) Linux
6 603 (40.88%) Terraform
7 558 (37.83%) Ansible
8 555 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
9 505 (34.24%) Kubernetes
10 495 (33.56%) Java
11 381 (25.83%) Puppet
12 361 (24.47%) Finance
13 354 (24.00%) Jenkins
14 332 (22.51%) Software Engineering
15 328 (22.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 292 (19.80%) Web Services
17 281 (19.05%) Bash Shell
18 280 (18.98%) Configuration Management
19 276 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
20 272 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
21 250 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
22 247 (16.75%) SQL
23 245 (16.61%) Infrastructure as Code
24 244 (16.54%) Windows
25 235 (15.93%) Microservices
26 225 (15.25%) JavaScript
27 218 (14.78%) Serverless
28 214 (14.51%) Google Cloud Platform
29 196 (13.29%) Git (software)
30 193 (13.08%) Amazon S3

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 68 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
2 63 (4.27%) Apache Spark
3 46 (3.12%) Apache
4 34 (2.31%) IIS
5 33 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.49%) Apache Pig
7 19 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 16 (1.08%) JBoss
9 15 (1.02%) Confluence
10 12 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
10 12 (0.81%) SAS
11 10 (0.68%) nginx
11 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.41%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.27%) Wowza Streaming Engine
14 3 (0.20%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.20%) Drupal
15 2 (0.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,359 (92.14%) Amazon AWS
2 328 (22.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 218 (14.78%) Serverless
5 214 (14.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 193 (13.08%) Amazon S3
7 188 (12.75%) AWS Lambda
8 170 (11.53%) GitHub
9 153 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
10 111 (7.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 94 (6.37%) IaaS
11 94 (6.37%) SaaS
12 80 (5.42%) Amazon ECS
13 73 (4.95%) Amazon SQS
14 72 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 71 (4.81%) OpenShift
16 56 (3.80%) PaaS
17 44 (2.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 41 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
19 39 (2.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 65 (4.41%) Firewall
3 48 (3.25%) DNS
4 35 (2.37%) VPN
5 28 (1.90%) Network Security
6 20 (1.36%) BGP
6 20 (1.36%) Internet
7 19 (1.29%) HTTP
8 14 (0.95%) DHCP
9 11 (0.75%) Broadband
9 11 (0.75%) SMTP
9 11 (0.75%) SSH
10 10 (0.68%) WAN
11 7 (0.47%) FTP
12 5 (0.34%) LAN
12 5 (0.34%) MQTT
12 5 (0.34%) SSL
12 5 (0.34%) VLAN
13 4 (0.27%) IPv4
13 4 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (9.08%) Amazon RDS
2 115 (7.80%) Big Data
3 95 (6.44%) MySQL
4 87 (5.90%) SQL Server
5 69 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 69 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (4.47%) MongoDB
7 61 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 54 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 50 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 47 (3.19%) Relational Database
11 46 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (2.51%) RDBMS
13 30 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
15 25 (1.69%) Apache Hive
16 22 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
17 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 354 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 196 (13.29%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.02%) TeamCity
4 66 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 56 (3.80%) GitLab
6 43 (2.92%) Maven
6 43 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 39 (2.64%) Artifactory
7 39 (2.64%) Bitbucket
7 39 (2.64%) CircleCI
7 39 (2.64%) JIRA
8 29 (1.97%) Vagrant
9 23 (1.56%) Codeship
10 20 (1.36%) Travis CI
11 19 (1.29%) Selenium
12 17 (1.15%) Ant
13 16 (1.08%) Gradle
14 14 (0.95%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 361 (24.47%) Finance
2 99 (6.71%) Front Office
3 64 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 59 (4.00%) Retail
5 50 (3.39%) Marketing
6 45 (3.05%) Law
7 40 (2.71%) Banking
8 32 (2.17%) Games
9 30 (2.03%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.97%) Electronics
11 28 (1.90%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.88%) Publishing
13 11 (0.75%) Advertising
14 7 (0.47%) Billing
15 4 (0.27%) Legal
15 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.068%) Back Office
16 1 (0.068%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (19.80%) Web Services
2 159 (10.78%) Node.js
3 131 (8.88%) React
4 130 (8.81%) AngularJS
5 80 (5.42%) Elastic Stack
6 69 (4.68%) .NET
6 69 (4.68%) RESTful
7 63 (4.27%) Kafka
8 54 (3.66%) J2EE
9 43 (2.92%) Spring
10 41 (2.78%) Spring Boot
11 37 (2.51%) Akka
12 36 (2.44%) Play Framework
13 34 (2.31%) REST
14 28 (1.90%) J2SE
15 26 (1.76%) HTML
16 25 (1.69%) CSS
17 24 (1.63%) PySpark
18 21 (1.42%) Pandas
18 21 (1.42%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.59%) Public Cloud
2 93 (6.31%) Derivative
3 91 (6.17%) Fixed Income
4 76 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 59 (4.00%) Cloud Native
6 56 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 39 (2.64%) User Experience
9 36 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (2.37%) Private Cloud
11 29 (1.97%) Algorithms
12 25 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.95%) Pricing Data
14 14 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.61%) Data Structures
17 8 (0.54%) Mobile App
17 8 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
17 8 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 658 (44.61%) Linux
2 244 (16.54%) Windows
3 134 (9.08%) Unix
4 78 (5.29%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 34 (2.31%) Android
8 29 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 25 (1.69%) CentOS
10 12 (0.81%) Amazon Linux
11 10 (0.68%) Fedora
11 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.41%) Debian
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.14%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.068%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.068%) HPUX
15 1 (0.068%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.068%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (65.56%) DevOps
2 555 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (22.51%) Software Engineering
4 280 (18.98%) Configuration Management
5 276 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
6 245 (16.61%) Infrastructure as Code
7 235 (15.93%) Microservices
8 171 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 169 (11.46%) Mentoring
10 147 (9.97%) Asset Management
11 142 (9.63%) Migration
12 139 (9.42%) Open Source
13 136 (9.22%) Machine Learning
14 132 (8.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 113 (7.66%) Analytics
16 111 (7.53%) Fintech
17 109 (7.39%) TDD
18 107 (7.25%) Front End Development
19 103 (6.98%) Test Automation
20 102 (6.92%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 884 (59.93%) Python
2 495 (33.56%) Java
3 281 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 247 (16.75%) SQL
5 225 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 193 (13.08%) Ruby
7 174 (11.80%) PowerShell
8 167 (11.32%) C#
9 153 (10.37%) Go
10 143 (9.69%) C++
11 90 (6.10%) Perl
12 80 (5.42%) Scala
13 77 (5.22%) Shell Script
14 42 (2.85%) PHP
15 23 (1.56%) C
16 17 (1.15%) Groovy
16 17 (1.15%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.95%) Java 8
18 13 (0.88%) Clojure
19 7 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 74 (5.02%) AWS Certification
2 71 (4.81%) Degree
3 36 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.22%) CCNA
6 18 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.75%) RHCE
9 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.61%) PhD
10 8 (0.54%) MCSE
11 6 (0.41%) CCNP
12 1 (0.068%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.068%) CISSP
12 1 (0.068%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.068%) MCSA
12 1 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.068%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.15%) QA
2 11 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.41%) SLA
4 4 (0.27%) NCSC
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) PSD2
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.068%) GDPR
7 1 (0.068%) NIST
System Software
1 718 (48.68%) Docker
2 74 (5.02%) Active Directory
3 71 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.36%) VirtualBox
6 16 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.88%) vSphere
9 11 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.75%) XenApp
10 10 (0.68%) Squid
11 9 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.20%) Xen
14 2 (0.14%) HDFS
14 2 (0.14%) KVM
15 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.068%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 603 (40.88%) Terraform
2 558 (37.83%) Ansible
3 505 (34.24%) Kubernetes
4 381 (25.83%) Puppet
5 272 (18.44%) Opscode Chef
6 77 (5.22%) Salt
7 69 (4.68%) Packer
8 47 (3.19%) Grafana
9 45 (3.05%) Nagios
10 44 (2.98%) Prometheus
11 37 (2.51%) Graphite
12 24 (1.63%) CFEngine
13 21 (1.42%) Consul
14 15 (1.02%) SCCM
15 13 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
15 13 (0.88%) ZABBIX
16 12 (0.81%) Kibana
16 12 (0.81%) Oozie
17 11 (0.75%) Tivoli
18 10 (0.68%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 119 (8.07%) Google
2 100 (6.78%) VMware
3 96 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 89 (6.03%) Bloomberg
4 89 (6.03%) Reuters
5 86 (5.83%) Oracle
6 46 (3.12%) Atlassian
7 37 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 31 (2.10%) WorldPay
9 28 (1.90%) SAP
10 23 (1.56%) SaltStack
11 22 (1.49%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.36%) LogicMonitor
13 17 (1.15%) Splunk
13 17 (1.15%) Sun
14 13 (0.88%) Sybase
15 12 (0.81%) Citrix
15 12 (0.81%) Tableau
16 11 (0.75%) New Relic
17 10 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB