Period
to 27 February 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 288 370 451
Rank change year-on-year +82 +81 +130
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,217 1,179 1,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.88% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,066 1,069 910
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £64,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.53% +7.50% -

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 108,315 134,712 159,102
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.95% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87,444 109,041 131,964
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +81 842 £80,000 +10.34% 148
North of England +54 163 £57,500 - 41
South East +3 96 £60,000 +4.35% 23
North West +39 88 £57,500 -4.17% 19
Yorkshire +50 71 £55,000 -4.35% 21
Midlands +39 44 £60,000 - 14
South West +33 37 £52,500 +5.00% 10
East of England +36 33 £62,500 +4.17% 25
West Midlands +43 31 £60,000 +26.32% 11
East Midlands +20 13 £62,500 -10.71% 2
North East +8 4 £39,750 -22.44% 1
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 1,071 (88.00%) AWS
2 727 (59.74%) DevOps
3 581 (47.74%) Python
4 477 (39.19%) Terraform
5 472 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
6 464 (38.13%) Docker
7 403 (33.11%) Java
8 383 (31.47%) Kubernetes
9 368 (30.24%) Ansible
10 366 (30.07%) Linux
11 351 (28.84%) Software Engineering
12 345 (28.35%) Finance
13 300 (24.65%) Web Services
14 289 (23.75%) Azure
15 287 (23.58%) Microservices
16 271 (22.27%) Jenkins
17 259 (21.28%) SQL
18 226 (18.57%) Serverless
19 217 (17.83%) AWS CloudFormation
20 214 (17.58%) Infrastructure as Code
21 203 (16.68%) JavaScript
22 194 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
23 190 (15.61%) Puppet
24 188 (15.45%) Asset Management
25 184 (15.12%) AWS Lambda
26 177 (14.54%) Amazon S3
27 162 (13.31%) GCP
28 155 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
29 151 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
30 143 (11.75%) Bash Shell

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 40 (3.29%) Apache Spark
1 40 (3.29%) Confluence
2 35 (2.88%) Apache
3 21 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.48%) IIS
6 15 (1.23%) JBoss
7 11 (0.90%) CMS
7 11 (0.90%) nginx
8 10 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
9 9 (0.74%) Jetty
9 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 8 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.33%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.25%) SAS
13 2 (0.16%) Luigi
13 2 (0.16%) WordPress
14 1 (0.082%) Site Server
14 1 (0.082%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Windchill
2 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (2.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.082%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.082%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.082%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 1,071 (88.00%) AWS
2 289 (23.75%) Azure
3 226 (18.57%) Serverless
4 217 (17.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 194 (15.94%) Amazon EC2
6 184 (15.12%) AWS Lambda
7 177 (14.54%) Amazon S3
8 162 (13.31%) GCP
9 124 (10.19%) Amazon ECS
10 115 (9.45%) OpenShift
11 76 (6.24%) Amazon SQS
11 76 (6.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 64 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 64 (5.26%) GitHub
13 61 (5.01%) SaaS
14 58 (4.77%) IaaS
15 44 (3.62%) AWS Fargate
16 39 (3.20%) Amazon ELB
17 37 (3.04%) Amazon EKS
18 36 (2.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.01%) Firewall
2 43 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.14%) DNS
4 16 (1.31%) BGP
4 16 (1.31%) OSPF
5 14 (1.15%) WAN
6 12 (0.99%) Network Security
7 11 (0.90%) VPN
8 10 (0.82%) LAN
9 6 (0.49%) HTTP
9 6 (0.49%) Internet
9 6 (0.49%) SSH
10 5 (0.41%) SMTP
10 5 (0.41%) SSL
11 4 (0.33%) FTP
12 3 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.25%) VLAN
13 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (10.35%) Amazon RDS
2 105 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 97 (7.97%) MySQL
3 97 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 83 (6.82%) Big Data
6 79 (6.49%) SQL Server
7 69 (5.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 66 (5.42%) Relational Database
9 60 (4.93%) Amazon Aurora
10 58 (4.77%) RDBMS
11 38 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 30 (2.47%) Amazon Athena
13 29 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (2.05%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.73%) MongoDB
15 21 (1.73%) Redis
16 14 (1.15%) Data Lake
17 12 (0.99%) Looker
18 8 (0.66%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 271 (22.27%) Jenkins
2 133 (10.93%) Git (software)
3 99 (8.13%) GitLab
4 85 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 58 (4.77%) JIRA
6 40 (3.29%) Artifactory
7 36 (2.96%) Bitbucket
8 28 (2.30%) JMeter
9 25 (2.05%) Travis CI
10 23 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.56%) GoCD
12 18 (1.48%) CircleCI
13 17 (1.40%) Selenium
14 15 (1.23%) Subversion
15 14 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (1.07%) Maven
17 12 (0.99%) RStudio
17 12 (0.99%) Vagrant
18 9 (0.74%) Cucumber
18 9 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 345 (28.35%) Finance
2 139 (11.42%) Banking
3 106 (8.71%) Front Office
4 75 (6.16%) Retail
5 45 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.88%) Games
7 27 (2.22%) Public Sector
8 24 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.89%) Law
10 21 (1.73%) Marketing
11 16 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.23%) Electronics
13 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.41%) Legal
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
16 1 (0.082%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (24.65%) Web Services
2 125 (10.27%) J2EE
3 113 (9.29%) React
4 104 (8.55%) Node.js
5 79 (6.49%) Spring
6 73 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 70 (5.75%) J2SE
8 59 (4.85%) Vue.js
9 56 (4.60%) Dropwizard
10 55 (4.52%) .NET
10 55 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
11 46 (3.78%) gRPC
12 43 (3.53%) RESTful
13 42 (3.45%) Kafka
14 39 (3.20%) Lambda Expressions
15 37 (3.04%) Spring Boot
16 35 (2.88%) CSS
16 35 (2.88%) HTML
17 33 (2.71%) JSON
18 30 (2.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.63%) Fixed Income
2 86 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (6.74%) Public Cloud
4 71 (5.83%) Equities
4 71 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 50 (4.11%) Cloud Native
6 49 (4.03%) Hedge funds
7 47 (3.86%) Derivative
8 46 (3.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 46 (3.78%) Pricing Data
9 37 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
10 34 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.05%) Reference Data
12 22 (1.81%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (1.64%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.56%) Private Cloud
16 18 (1.48%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.99%) PKI
18 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 366 (30.07%) Linux
2 137 (11.26%) Windows
3 51 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (3.78%) Unix
5 38 (3.12%) CentOS
6 31 (2.55%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.74%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.66%) CoreOS
10 8 (0.66%) VMS
11 7 (0.58%) Android
11 7 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.58%) zOS
12 3 (0.25%) Debian
13 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.082%) Solaris
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (59.74%) DevOps
2 472 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (28.84%) Software Engineering
4 287 (23.58%) Microservices
5 214 (17.58%) Infrastructure as Code
6 188 (15.45%) Asset Management
7 151 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (10.19%) TDD
9 108 (8.87%) Configuration Management
10 100 (8.22%) Analytics
11 94 (7.72%) Decision-Making
12 93 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 86 (7.07%) Fintech
14 80 (6.57%) Open Source
15 77 (6.33%) Migration
16 75 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 69 (5.67%) Scrum
18 67 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 67 (5.51%) ETL
19 62 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 581 (47.74%) Python
2 403 (33.11%) Java
3 259 (21.28%) SQL
4 203 (16.68%) JavaScript
5 143 (11.75%) Bash Shell
6 111 (9.12%) PowerShell
7 95 (7.81%) Ruby
8 82 (6.74%) Scala
9 79 (6.49%) Go
10 59 (4.85%) R
11 58 (4.77%) C#
12 28 (2.30%) Perl
13 27 (2.22%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.56%) Java 8
15 19 (1.56%) PHP
16 17 (1.40%) C++
17 16 (1.31%) C
18 15 (1.23%) Kotlin
19 10 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (4.44%) AWS Certification
2 51 (4.19%) Degree
3 27 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.90%) CISSP
8 8 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.25%) CCNA
11 3 (0.25%) RHCE
12 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.082%) CEH
13 1 (0.082%) CISA
13 1 (0.082%) CISM
13 1 (0.082%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.082%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.082%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.04%) QA
2 12 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.82%) GDPR
4 8 (0.66%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.082%) SLA
System Software
1 464 (38.13%) Docker
2 32 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.66%) XenApp
7 6 (0.49%) vSphere
8 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.41%) Xen
9 4 (0.33%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.16%) HDFS
11 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.082%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 477 (39.19%) Terraform
2 383 (31.47%) Kubernetes
3 368 (30.24%) Ansible
4 190 (15.61%) Puppet
5 155 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (4.85%) Packer
7 51 (4.19%) Grafana
8 46 (3.78%) Prometheus
9 35 (2.88%) Nagios
10 29 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
11 27 (2.22%) Consul
12 26 (2.14%) Graphite
13 23 (1.89%) Salt
13 23 (1.89%) ZABBIX
14 12 (0.99%) HP SiteScope
15 11 (0.90%) Rancher
15 11 (0.90%) SCOM
15 11 (0.90%) Tivoli
16 8 (0.66%) SCCM
16 8 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (7.89%) Google
2 75 (6.16%) Oracle
3 71 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 49 (4.03%) VMware
5 46 (3.78%) Sybase
6 32 (2.63%) WorldPay
7 22 (1.81%) Cisco
8 20 (1.64%) Splunk
9 19 (1.56%) SaltStack
10 18 (1.48%) FIS
10 18 (1.48%) SAP
11 17 (1.40%) Palo Alto
12 16 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.15%) Tableau
14 13 (1.07%) Citrix
15 12 (0.99%) Apple
15 12 (0.99%) Perforce
16 9 (0.74%) HP
16 9 (0.74%) Informatica
16 9 (0.74%) Talend