Period
to 18 October 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 105 204
Rank change year-on-year -95 +99 +130
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 957 612 1,000
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.90% 3.16% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 3.38% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 865 564 860
10th Percentile £57,200 £56,625 £53,750
25th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
75th Percentile £105,000 £103,125 £95,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £135,000 £122,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45,031 18,104 51,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.47% 93.51% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30,951 15,348 42,772
10th Percentile £41,222 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in London

AWS Engineer
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Central London -67 151 £82,500 +6.45% 48
West London -28 57 £75,000 - 15
South London -47 19 £65,000 -10.34%
East London -16 13 £87,500 +34.62% 12
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 London region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 877 (91.64%) AWS
2 592 (61.86%) Python
3 463 (48.38%) DevOps
4 425 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
5 423 (44.20%) Serverless
6 373 (38.98%) Finance
7 355 (37.10%) Terraform
8 350 (36.57%) Java
9 349 (36.47%) Software Engineering
10 338 (35.32%) Web Services
11 327 (34.17%) Docker
12 315 (32.92%) Kubernetes
13 303 (31.66%) AWS Lambda
14 299 (31.24%) Asset Management
15 280 (29.26%) SQL
16 271 (28.32%) Microservices
17 268 (28.00%) Amazon EC2
18 259 (27.06%) Infrastructure as Code
19 252 (26.33%) Amazon ECS
20 202 (21.11%) Investment Management
21 199 (20.79%) Banking
22 188 (19.64%) Hedge funds
23 186 (19.44%) Data Science
24 181 (18.91%) Artificial Intelligence
25 179 (18.70%) Azure
26 176 (18.39%) Linux
27 165 (17.24%) Project Delivery
28 162 (16.93%) JavaScript
29 160 (16.72%) Ansible
30 159 (16.61%) Data Management

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 51 (5.33%) Apache
2 46 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.46%) nginx
5 12 (1.25%) Confluence
6 8 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.73%) IIS
8 4 (0.42%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.21%) CMS
9 2 (0.21%) SAS
9 2 (0.21%) Traefik
10 1 (0.10%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.10%) GemFire
10 1 (0.10%) Luigi
10 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 877 (91.64%) AWS
2 423 (44.20%) Serverless
3 303 (31.66%) AWS Lambda
4 268 (28.00%) Amazon EC2
5 252 (26.33%) Amazon ECS
6 179 (18.70%) Azure
7 153 (15.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 138 (14.42%) GCP
9 129 (13.48%) Amazon S3
10 53 (5.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 49 (5.12%) SaaS
12 40 (4.18%) PaaS
13 32 (3.34%) Amazon Kinesis
14 31 (3.24%) Amazon EMR
15 30 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
16 26 (2.72%) Route 53
17 23 (2.40%) GitHub
18 21 (2.19%) OpenShift
19 20 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
19 20 (2.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.97%) DNS
2 21 (2.19%) Broadband
3 12 (1.25%) Firewall
4 10 (1.04%) VPN
5 8 (0.84%) 5G
6 7 (0.73%) Network Security
7 6 (0.63%) HTTP
7 6 (0.63%) VLAN
8 5 (0.52%) DHCP
8 5 (0.52%) SSL
8 5 (0.52%) WAN
9 4 (0.42%) SD-WAN
10 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.10%) BGP
11 1 (0.10%) DSL
11 1 (0.10%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.10%) IPv6
11 1 (0.10%) LAN
11 1 (0.10%) MPLS
11 1 (0.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (16.30%) Amazon Aurora
2 155 (16.20%) Amazon Athena
3 84 (8.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 64 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (6.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 46 (4.81%) Amazon RDS
7 45 (4.70%) Big Data
8 40 (4.18%) NoSQL
9 37 (3.87%) Data Lake
9 37 (3.87%) MySQL
10 36 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (3.55%) Relational Database
12 29 (3.03%) SQL Server
13 26 (2.72%) Hadoop
14 21 (2.19%) Apache Ignite
15 20 (2.09%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.15%) Tableau
17 10 (1.04%) MariaDB
17 10 (1.04%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 123 (12.85%) Jenkins
2 104 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 86 (8.99%) GitLab
4 49 (5.12%) Artifactory
4 49 (5.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 39 (4.08%) JIRA
6 29 (3.03%) CircleCI
6 29 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 25 (2.61%) Bitbucket
8 16 (1.67%) Cypress.io
9 15 (1.57%) Terragrunt
10 11 (1.15%) Selenium
11 10 (1.04%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.73%) Spinnaker
13 6 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.52%) gulp
14 5 (0.52%) IntelliJ
14 5 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
15 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 373 (38.98%) Finance
2 199 (20.79%) Banking
3 98 (10.24%) Social Skills
4 60 (6.27%) Front Office
5 32 (3.34%) Games
6 31 (3.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 22 (2.30%) Marketing
8 21 (2.19%) Retail
9 20 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (1.78%) Public Sector
10 17 (1.78%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.04%) Advertising
11 10 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.63%) Electronics
13 6 (0.63%) Publishing
14 5 (0.52%) Law
15 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.21%) Influencing Skills
15 2 (0.21%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (35.32%) Web Services
2 157 (16.41%) gRPC
3 133 (13.90%) React
4 68 (7.11%) Kafka
5 48 (5.02%) Node.js
6 34 (3.55%) .NET
6 34 (3.55%) J2EE
7 32 (3.34%) GraphQL
8 30 (3.13%) Serverless Framework
9 29 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 26 (2.72%) Vue.js
11 17 (1.78%) React Native
12 16 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (1.67%) REST
13 13 (1.36%) CSS
14 10 (1.04%) Jest
14 10 (1.04%) Puppeteer
14 10 (1.04%) Redux
15 8 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (0.84%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 188 (19.64%) Hedge funds
2 151 (15.78%) Pricing Data
3 77 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (6.58%) Equities
5 37 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (3.76%) Public Cloud
7 34 (3.55%) Fixed Income
8 29 (3.03%) Derivative
9 26 (2.72%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.67%) NHS
10 16 (1.67%) Social Media
11 11 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
12 10 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (0.94%) Blog
13 9 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.73%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.63%) Clustering
16 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 176 (18.39%) Linux
2 78 (8.15%) Windows
3 28 (2.93%) Unix
4 26 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.25%) CentOS
6 12 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.94%) Debian
8 8 (0.84%) CoreOS
9 6 (0.63%) VMS
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Android
11 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (48.38%) DevOps
2 425 (44.41%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (36.47%) Software Engineering
4 299 (31.24%) Asset Management
5 271 (28.32%) Microservices
6 259 (27.06%) Infrastructure as Code
7 202 (21.11%) Investment Management
8 186 (19.44%) Data Science
9 181 (18.91%) Artificial Intelligence
10 165 (17.24%) Project Delivery
11 159 (16.61%) Data Management
12 151 (15.78%) Enterprise Data Management
13 148 (15.46%) Test Automation
14 141 (14.73%) Analytics
15 97 (10.14%) Configuration Management
16 96 (10.03%) Full Stack Development
17 87 (9.09%) Fintech
18 86 (8.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 80 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
20 73 (7.63%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 592 (61.86%) Python
2 350 (36.57%) Java
3 280 (29.26%) SQL
4 162 (16.93%) JavaScript
5 130 (13.58%) TypeScript
6 91 (9.51%) Bash Shell
7 73 (7.63%) Go
8 72 (7.52%) PowerShell
9 41 (4.28%) Ruby
10 38 (3.97%) C#
11 36 (3.76%) Scala
12 23 (2.40%) Kotlin
13 22 (2.30%) Clojure
14 16 (1.67%) PHP
15 14 (1.46%) Perl
15 14 (1.46%) R
16 13 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.73%) C
18 6 (0.63%) C++
19 5 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (5.02%) AWS Certification
2 35 (3.66%) Degree
2 35 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.21%) CCNP
6 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.10%) CCNA
7 1 (0.10%) CCSP
7 1 (0.10%) CISSP
7 1 (0.10%) GCIA
7 1 (0.10%) GCIH
7 1 (0.10%) GIAC
7 1 (0.10%) GREM
7 1 (0.10%) GSEC
7 1 (0.10%) OCP
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.10%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (14.63%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.10%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.10%) EMIR
4 1 (0.10%) MiFID
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 327 (34.17%) Docker
2 16 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.52%) iptables
6 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.42%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 355 (37.10%) Terraform
2 315 (32.92%) Kubernetes
3 160 (16.72%) Ansible
4 98 (10.24%) Grafana
5 95 (9.93%) Prometheus
6 88 (9.20%) Puppet
7 61 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (0.94%) Consul
10 8 (0.84%) CFEngine
10 8 (0.84%) logstash
10 8 (0.84%) Salt
11 7 (0.73%) Packer
12 6 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.63%) Kibana
13 5 (0.52%) Nagios
14 3 (0.31%) Graphite
14 3 (0.31%) Mesos
14 3 (0.31%) Opsview
14 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.72%) Oracle
3 25 (2.61%) Google
4 20 (2.09%) Sybase
5 18 (1.88%) Talend
6 14 (1.46%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.36%) VMware
8 11 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.15%) Splunk
9 8 (0.84%) Cisco
9 8 (0.84%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.84%) Hortonworks
10 7 (0.73%) Databricks
10 7 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.63%) IBM
11 6 (0.63%) New Relic
11 6 (0.63%) SaltStack
11 6 (0.63%) SAP
12 5 (0.52%) Informatica
13 4 (0.42%) BT