Period
to 5 May 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 259 331
Rank change year-on-year +73 +72 +135
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,393 1,203 1,349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.27% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.33% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,291 1,061 1,205
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £43,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +11.54% +4.00%
75th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +11.54% +4.00%

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 72,334 90,271 130,846
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.71% 95.26% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57,038 73,882 105,959
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +40 826 £77,500 -3.13% 123
North of England +108 301 £57,500 +4.55% 42
Yorkshire +50 161 £57,500 +4.55% 24
North West +60 116 £60,000 +4.35% 14
Midlands +45 86 £60,000 - 12
South East +44 72 £60,000 - 14
South West +19 60 £56,250 +18.42% 13
West Midlands +21 46 £60,000 +4.35% 11
East Midlands +27 36 £55,000 -18.52% 1
North East +25 24 £49,500 +10.00% 4
East of England +20 19 £60,000 +4.35% 16
AWS Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1,230 (88.30%) AWS
2 865 (62.10%) DevOps
3 759 (54.49%) Terraform
4 681 (48.89%) Kubernetes
5 680 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
6 672 (48.24%) Docker
7 658 (47.24%) Python
8 484 (34.75%) Linux
9 414 (29.72%) Infrastructure as Code
10 375 (26.92%) Finance
11 350 (25.13%) Microservices
12 347 (24.91%) Software Engineering
13 346 (24.84%) Ansible
14 313 (22.47%) Puppet
15 308 (22.11%) Serverless
16 305 (21.90%) Java
17 295 (21.18%) Web Services
18 284 (20.39%) Jenkins
19 263 (18.88%) AWS CloudFormation
20 256 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
21 242 (17.37%) SQL
22 241 (17.30%) Azure
23 224 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
24 210 (15.08%) Deployment Automation
25 208 (14.93%) AWS Lambda
26 207 (14.86%) Asset Management
27 198 (14.21%) Configuration Management
28 195 (14.00%) Amazon ECS
29 193 (13.85%) Git (software)
30 192 (13.78%) Migration

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 76 (5.46%) Apache Spark
2 66 (4.74%) Apache
3 30 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.36%) IIS
5 16 (1.15%) Confluence
6 12 (0.86%) nginx
7 11 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.36%) Drupal
10 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.29%) WordPress
11 3 (0.22%) Luigi
12 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.072%) CMS
13 1 (0.072%) Traefik
Applications
1 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.072%) Figma
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.072%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,230 (88.30%) AWS
2 308 (22.11%) Serverless
3 263 (18.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 241 (17.30%) Azure
5 208 (14.93%) AWS Lambda
6 195 (14.00%) Amazon ECS
7 179 (12.85%) GCP
8 147 (10.55%) Amazon EC2
9 108 (7.75%) Amazon EKS
10 102 (7.32%) PaaS
11 99 (7.11%) SaaS
12 82 (5.89%) IaaS
13 81 (5.81%) Amazon S3
14 69 (4.95%) Pulumi
15 62 (4.45%) GitHub
16 53 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 53 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 36 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
18 34 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
19 32 (2.30%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.23%) Firewall
2 35 (2.51%) DNS
3 33 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.37%) VPN
4 21 (1.51%) OSPF
5 13 (0.93%) BGP
6 12 (0.86%) EIGRP
6 12 (0.86%) Network Security
7 11 (0.79%) HTTP
7 11 (0.79%) SSL
8 10 (0.72%) DHCP
9 9 (0.65%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (0.43%) DSL
10 6 (0.43%) LAN
10 6 (0.43%) WAN
11 5 (0.36%) ICMP
12 4 (0.29%) FTP
12 4 (0.29%) Internet
12 4 (0.29%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
2 135 (9.69%) MySQL
3 134 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 100 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 89 (6.39%) Big Data
6 85 (6.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 71 (5.10%) RDBMS
8 70 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 67 (4.81%) Amazon Aurora
10 55 (3.95%) NoSQL
11 49 (3.52%) Hadoop
12 48 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
13 43 (3.09%) Amazon Athena
14 39 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
15 35 (2.51%) Data Lake
16 25 (1.79%) Neo4j
16 25 (1.79%) Redis
17 21 (1.51%) MongoDB
18 14 (1.01%) Electronic Patient Records
19 13 (0.93%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 284 (20.39%) Jenkins
2 193 (13.85%) Git (software)
3 148 (10.62%) GitLab
4 72 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 69 (4.95%) Artifactory
6 52 (3.73%) JIRA
7 43 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 37 (2.66%) Vagrant
9 30 (2.15%) CircleCI
10 19 (1.36%) Bitbucket
11 15 (1.08%) Hudson
12 14 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.93%) Selenium
13 13 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (0.72%) Cucumber
15 9 (0.65%) Travis CI
16 8 (0.57%) SonarQube
16 8 (0.57%) Subversion
17 7 (0.50%) Cypress.io
17 7 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 375 (26.92%) Finance
2 154 (11.06%) Social Skills
3 135 (9.69%) Banking
4 81 (5.81%) Front Office
5 50 (3.59%) Marketing
6 49 (3.52%) Games
7 38 (2.73%) Public Sector
8 34 (2.44%) Retail
9 28 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (1.51%) Law
11 21 (1.51%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.22%) Advertising
13 16 (1.15%) Electronics
14 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Presentation Skills
16 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.14%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (21.18%) Web Services
2 129 (9.26%) .NET
3 117 (8.40%) React
4 93 (6.68%) gRPC
4 93 (6.68%) Node.js
5 86 (6.17%) .NET Core
6 80 (5.74%) AngularJS
7 79 (5.67%) Kafka
8 78 (5.60%) Vue.js
9 77 (5.53%) ASP.NET
10 74 (5.31%) ASP.NET Core
10 74 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (2.30%) J2EE
12 26 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
12 26 (1.87%) Spark Streaming
12 26 (1.87%) Swagger
13 24 (1.72%) OAuth
14 22 (1.58%) Lambda Expressions
15 20 (1.44%) REST
16 18 (1.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 183 (13.14%) Greenfield Project
2 165 (11.84%) Hedge funds
3 78 (5.60%) Equities
4 74 (5.31%) Derivative
4 74 (5.31%) Fixed Income
4 74 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 64 (4.59%) Pricing Data
6 62 (4.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 59 (4.24%) Cloud Native
8 56 (4.02%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.08%) NHS
13 12 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.72%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.65%) Clustering
15 9 (0.65%) Data Centre
16 7 (0.50%) Data Structures
17 6 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 484 (34.75%) Linux
2 116 (8.33%) Windows
3 51 (3.66%) Unix
4 33 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.15%) CentOS
6 19 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (0.43%) Android
9 6 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.22%) Debian
11 3 (0.22%) VMS
12 2 (0.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.072%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (62.10%) DevOps
2 680 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (29.72%) Infrastructure as Code
4 350 (25.13%) Microservices
5 347 (24.91%) Software Engineering
6 224 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
7 210 (15.08%) Deployment Automation
8 207 (14.86%) Asset Management
9 198 (14.21%) Configuration Management
10 192 (13.78%) Migration
11 180 (12.92%) Fintech
12 167 (11.99%) Investment Management
13 119 (8.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 116 (8.33%) Scrum
15 112 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
16 96 (6.89%) TDD
17 95 (6.82%) Test Automation
18 84 (6.03%) Project Delivery
19 81 (5.81%) Data Science
20 80 (5.74%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 658 (47.24%) Python
2 305 (21.90%) Java
3 242 (17.37%) SQL
4 174 (12.49%) Go
5 170 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 142 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 141 (10.12%) C#
8 105 (7.54%) Ruby
9 86 (6.17%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.30%) Perl
11 25 (1.79%) TypeScript
12 24 (1.72%) PHP
13 22 (1.58%) Scala
14 14 (1.01%) Groovy
15 11 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.57%) C
18 7 (0.50%) Java 8
19 6 (0.43%) R
20 5 (0.36%) ES6
Qualifications
1 104 (7.47%) AWS Certification
2 90 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 66 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.73%) Degree
5 13 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.50%) OSCE
7 7 (0.50%) OSCP
8 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.22%) CCNA
10 3 (0.22%) MCSA
11 2 (0.14%) CCNP
11 2 (0.14%) CEH
11 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.072%) CISSP
12 1 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.79%) QA
2 17 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.93%) GDPR
5 11 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.57%) SLA
7 7 (0.50%) NIST
7 7 (0.50%) SOC 1
7 7 (0.50%) SOC 2
8 6 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) NCSC
9 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 672 (48.24%) Docker
2 39 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.36%) VirtualBox
3 19 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.43%) vSphere
7 3 (0.22%) HDFS
7 3 (0.22%) iptables
8 1 (0.072%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 759 (54.49%) Terraform
2 681 (48.89%) Kubernetes
3 346 (24.84%) Ansible
4 313 (22.47%) Puppet
5 256 (18.38%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (6.25%) Prometheus
7 82 (5.89%) Grafana
8 37 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
9 31 (2.23%) Packer
10 29 (2.08%) Consul
11 21 (1.51%) CFEngine
12 20 (1.44%) Salt
13 19 (1.36%) Nagios
14 17 (1.22%) Graphite
15 16 (1.15%) ZABBIX
16 15 (1.08%) Opsview
17 7 (0.50%) linkerd
17 7 (0.50%) logstash
18 5 (0.36%) Proxmox
18 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (7.18%) Google
2 94 (6.75%) Oracle
3 64 (4.59%) SaltStack
3 64 (4.59%) Sybase
4 63 (4.52%) Microsoft
5 33 (2.37%) Cisco
6 30 (2.15%) VMware
7 24 (1.72%) Cloudera
8 23 (1.65%) Hortonworks
9 22 (1.58%) Talend
10 21 (1.51%) IBM
10 21 (1.51%) Palo Alto
11 17 (1.22%) SAP
12 14 (1.01%) Informatica
12 14 (1.01%) Splunk
13 13 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.72%) F5
14 10 (0.72%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.65%) Meraki
15 9 (0.65%) Tufin