Period
to 19 September 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 177 305
Rank change year-on-year -56 +128 +152
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,574 928 1,415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.48% 2.02% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.14% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 851 1,224
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £48,400
25th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £133,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%

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 96,796 43,462 125,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.31% 94.72% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 68,207 36,288 101,646
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer in England.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in England

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 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 -95 946 £82,500 +1.54% 134
North of England +17 331 £57,500 +4.55% 34
North West +21 147 £60,000 +2.56% 17
Yorkshire -23 146 £47,500 -13.64% 12
South East -96 112 £62,500 +13.64% 17
Midlands -39 108 £65,000 +4.00% 13
West Midlands -19 90 £65,000 +13.04% 10
South West -72 47 £60,000 +14.29% 10
North East -17 38 £47,500 -2.56% 5
East Midlands -62 18 £50,000 -31.03% 3
East of England -104 9 £55,000 +10.00% 10
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 England region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 1,433 (91.04%) AWS
2 926 (58.83%) DevOps
3 847 (53.81%) Python
4 811 (51.52%) Terraform
5 789 (50.13%) Agile Software Development
6 702 (44.60%) Kubernetes
7 698 (44.35%) Docker
8 503 (31.96%) Linux
9 491 (31.19%) Serverless
10 469 (29.80%) Infrastructure as Code
11 430 (27.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 389 (24.71%) Software Engineering
13 386 (24.52%) Java
14 385 (24.46%) Finance
15 365 (23.19%) Web Services
16 354 (22.49%) AWS Lambda
17 348 (22.11%) Puppet
18 337 (21.41%) SQL
19 321 (20.39%) Microservices
20 298 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
21 295 (18.74%) Ansible
22 286 (18.17%) Amazon EC2
23 278 (17.66%) Git (software)
24 275 (17.47%) Asset Management
25 273 (17.34%) Amazon ECS
26 267 (16.96%) Azure
27 257 (16.33%) Deployment Automation
28 250 (15.88%) Jenkins
29 235 (14.93%) Configuration Management
30 230 (14.61%) Continuous Integration

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 65 (4.13%) Apache Spark
2 59 (3.75%) Apache
3 29 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (1.52%) nginx
5 20 (1.27%) Confluence
6 12 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (0.64%) IIS
8 4 (0.25%) Ethereum
8 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.19%) Traefik
9 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.13%) CMS
10 2 (0.13%) Drupal
10 2 (0.13%) WordPress
11 1 (0.064%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.064%) GemFire
11 1 (0.064%) SAS
11 1 (0.064%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.19%) Figma
2 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,433 (91.04%) AWS
2 491 (31.19%) Serverless
3 430 (27.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 354 (22.49%) AWS Lambda
5 286 (18.17%) Amazon EC2
6 273 (17.34%) Amazon ECS
7 267 (16.96%) Azure
8 198 (12.58%) GCP
9 135 (8.58%) Amazon S3
10 101 (6.42%) SaaS
11 99 (6.29%) Amazon EKS
12 95 (6.04%) PaaS
13 84 (5.34%) Pulumi
14 68 (4.32%) IaaS
15 66 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 62 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 62 (3.94%) GitHub
17 58 (3.68%) Amazon Kinesis
18 46 (2.92%) OpenShift
19 42 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.30%) DNS
2 29 (1.84%) Firewall
3 28 (1.78%) VPN
4 18 (1.14%) Broadband
5 13 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.70%) DHCP
6 11 (0.70%) WAN
7 10 (0.64%) SSL
8 8 (0.51%) HTTP
8 8 (0.51%) OSPF
9 7 (0.44%) LAN
9 7 (0.44%) VLAN
10 6 (0.38%) Network Security
11 5 (0.32%) BGP
11 5 (0.32%) SD-WAN
12 4 (0.25%) 5G
12 4 (0.25%) MPLS
12 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.19%) Internet
13 3 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.40%) Amazon Aurora
2 145 (9.21%) Amazon Athena
3 113 (7.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 94 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (5.65%) Amazon Redshift
6 81 (5.15%) Big Data
7 73 (4.64%) MySQL
8 67 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
9 64 (4.07%) NoSQL
10 57 (3.62%) SQL Server
11 56 (3.56%) Relational Database
12 55 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
13 50 (3.18%) Data Lake
14 37 (2.35%) RDBMS
15 32 (2.03%) Hadoop
16 20 (1.27%) MongoDB
17 19 (1.21%) Redis
17 19 (1.21%) Tableau
18 16 (1.02%) Apache Ignite
18 16 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 278 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 250 (15.88%) Jenkins
3 138 (8.77%) GitLab
4 98 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 64 (4.07%) JIRA
6 57 (3.62%) Artifactory
7 39 (2.48%) Bitbucket
7 39 (2.48%) CircleCI
8 36 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 29 (1.84%) Vagrant
10 21 (1.33%) Cypress.io
11 18 (1.14%) Hudson
12 16 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (1.02%) Terragrunt
13 14 (0.89%) Selenium
14 9 (0.57%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.57%) Visual Studio Code
15 8 (0.51%) gulp
15 8 (0.51%) Spinnaker
15 8 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 385 (24.46%) Finance
2 199 (12.64%) Banking
3 178 (11.31%) Social Skills
4 45 (2.86%) Front Office
5 38 (2.41%) Public Sector
6 37 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (2.16%) Games
8 33 (2.10%) Marketing
9 32 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 31 (1.97%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.40%) Retail
12 18 (1.14%) Law
13 13 (0.83%) Advertising
13 13 (0.83%) Electronics
13 13 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (0.38%) Publishing
16 5 (0.32%) Automotive
16 5 (0.32%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (23.19%) Web Services
2 151 (9.59%) React
3 146 (9.28%) gRPC
4 91 (5.78%) Node.js
5 83 (5.27%) Kafka
6 60 (3.81%) .NET
7 37 (2.35%) J2EE
8 35 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 32 (2.03%) GraphQL
10 30 (1.91%) Serverless Framework
11 29 (1.84%) Vue.js
12 25 (1.59%) .NET Core
12 25 (1.59%) CSS
13 24 (1.52%) React Native
13 24 (1.52%) REST
14 21 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
15 17 (1.08%) Jest
15 17 (1.08%) Spring
16 16 (1.02%) NumPy
17 14 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 174 (11.05%) Hedge funds
2 156 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
3 144 (9.15%) Pricing Data
4 89 (5.65%) Public Cloud
5 65 (4.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 44 (2.80%) Equities
7 43 (2.73%) Cloud Native
8 32 (2.03%) Derivative
9 30 (1.91%) Fixed Income
9 30 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (1.52%) NHS
11 20 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
13 14 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.76%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (0.76%) Social Media
15 11 (0.70%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 503 (31.96%) Linux
2 119 (7.56%) Windows
3 52 (3.30%) Unix
4 35 (2.22%) CentOS
5 29 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.89%) Debian
9 12 (0.76%) CoreOS
10 11 (0.70%) Android
11 9 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
11 9 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.57%) VMS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.064%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (58.83%) DevOps
2 789 (50.13%) Agile Software Development
3 469 (29.80%) Infrastructure as Code
4 389 (24.71%) Software Engineering
5 321 (20.39%) Microservices
6 275 (17.47%) Asset Management
7 257 (16.33%) Deployment Automation
8 235 (14.93%) Configuration Management
9 230 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
10 188 (11.94%) Investment Management
11 183 (11.63%) Data Science
12 181 (11.50%) Migration
13 177 (11.25%) Artificial Intelligence
14 167 (10.61%) Test Automation
15 162 (10.29%) Project Delivery
16 157 (9.97%) Scrum
17 156 (9.91%) Data Management
18 155 (9.85%) Analytics
19 144 (9.15%) Enterprise Data Management
20 124 (7.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 847 (53.81%) Python
2 386 (24.52%) Java
3 337 (21.41%) SQL
4 208 (13.21%) Go
5 184 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 165 (10.48%) Bash Shell
7 130 (8.26%) Ruby
8 118 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 113 (7.18%) TypeScript
10 65 (4.13%) C#
11 37 (2.35%) Perl
12 36 (2.29%) PHP
12 36 (2.29%) Scala
13 19 (1.21%) Kotlin
14 17 (1.08%) Clojure
15 16 (1.02%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.83%) R
17 11 (0.70%) C
18 10 (0.64%) Java 8
19 8 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 144 (9.15%) AWS Certification
2 86 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.05%) Degree
3 48 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.32%) CCNP
7 3 (0.19%) CCNA
8 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.064%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.064%) CCSP
9 1 (0.064%) CISSP
9 1 (0.064%) GCED
9 1 (0.064%) GCIA
9 1 (0.064%) GCIH
9 1 (0.064%) GIAC
9 1 (0.064%) GREM
9 1 (0.064%) GSEC
9 1 (0.064%) OCP
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (7.69%) QA
2 11 (0.70%) GDPR
3 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.064%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 698 (44.35%) Docker
2 35 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.64%) VirtualBox
5 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.38%) iptables
7 5 (0.32%) vSphere
8 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.13%) XenApp
11 1 (0.064%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 811 (51.52%) Terraform
2 702 (44.60%) Kubernetes
3 348 (22.11%) Puppet
4 298 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
5 295 (18.74%) Ansible
6 140 (8.89%) Grafana
7 114 (7.24%) Prometheus
8 33 (2.10%) Docker Swarm
8 33 (2.10%) Salt
9 29 (1.84%) Packer
10 28 (1.78%) CFEngine
10 28 (1.78%) Consul
11 24 (1.52%) Nagios
12 22 (1.40%) Graphite
12 22 (1.40%) ZABBIX
13 18 (1.14%) Opsview
14 10 (0.64%) logstash
15 7 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.44%) Kibana
16 5 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (4.57%) SaltStack
2 61 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 50 (3.18%) Google
3 50 (3.18%) Oracle
4 36 (2.29%) Sybase
5 25 (1.59%) Talend
5 25 (1.59%) VMware
6 19 (1.21%) Cisco
7 18 (1.14%) Splunk
8 17 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.95%) Cloudera
10 15 (0.95%) Hortonworks
11 14 (0.89%) IBM
12 13 (0.83%) SAP
13 12 (0.76%) Dynatrace
14 10 (0.64%) Informatica
15 8 (0.51%) New Relic
16 6 (0.38%) Databricks
16 6 (0.38%) Salesforce.com