Period
to 25 September 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 197 325
Rank change year-on-year +100 +128 +141
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 676 1,040 678
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.37% 1.86% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 1.96% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 654 996 643
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £71,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £134,625 £120,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +13.04%

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 18,742 53,126 65,643
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 95.22% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,515 43,245 53,455
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +3.09%

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 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 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
Central London +54 174 £80,000 +14.29% 34
South London +73 39 £67,500 - 5
West London +46 7 £68,750 +1.85% 7
East London +27 6 £65,000 -18.75%
North London - 1 £45,000 -
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 609 (90.09%) AWS
2 368 (54.44%) DevOps
3 348 (51.48%) Python
4 292 (43.20%) Finance
5 271 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 232 (34.32%) Java
8 228 (33.73%) Web Services
9 221 (32.69%) Docker
10 219 (32.40%) Kubernetes
10 219 (32.40%) Fintech
11 214 (31.66%) Terraform
12 199 (29.44%) Asset Management
13 197 (29.14%) JavaScript
14 178 (26.33%) React
15 174 (25.74%) AngularJS
16 172 (25.44%) Front Office
17 170 (25.15%) Hedge funds
18 169 (25.00%) Investment Management
19 165 (24.41%) Fixed Income
20 162 (23.96%) Derivative
21 154 (22.78%) Vue.js
22 149 (22.04%) Jenkins
23 145 (21.45%) Ansible
24 140 (20.71%) Azure
25 136 (20.12%) Infrastructure as Code
26 132 (19.53%) GCP
27 129 (19.08%) Microservices
28 127 (18.79%) Linux
29 99 (14.64%) Serverless

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 31 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.37%) Apache
4 10 (1.48%) IIS
5 9 (1.33%) Confluence
6 7 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.44%) nginx
10 2 (0.30%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.15%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 609 (90.09%) AWS
2 140 (20.71%) Azure
3 132 (19.53%) GCP
4 99 (14.64%) Serverless
5 87 (12.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 66 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (7.10%) Amazon S3
8 42 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (5.77%) SaaS
10 35 (5.18%) Amazon ECS
11 33 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 31 (4.59%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 28 (4.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (3.55%) OpenShift
15 23 (3.40%) IaaS
16 22 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
16 22 (3.25%) Amazon GuardDuty
16 22 (3.25%) GitHub
17 20 (2.96%) Amazon Kinesis
18 19 (2.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.40%) DNS
2 17 (2.51%) Firewall
3 13 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.48%) HTTP
5 9 (1.33%) SAN
6 7 (1.04%) Network Security
7 6 (0.89%) VPN
7 6 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.74%) SSH
9 4 (0.59%) SMTP
10 3 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.44%) Internet
10 3 (0.44%) WebEx
11 2 (0.30%) FTP
11 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
12 1 (0.15%) Multicast
12 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.51%) Big Data
2 40 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 38 (5.62%) NoSQL
4 32 (4.73%) Hadoop
5 29 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 24 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.25%) MySQL
8 20 (2.96%) Data Lake
8 20 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 18 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (2.07%) Redis
12 14 (2.07%) Snowflake Schema
13 13 (1.92%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.33%) Power BI
15 8 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.18%) BigQuery
15 8 (1.18%) Looker
Development Applications
1 149 (22.04%) Jenkins
2 67 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 42 (6.21%) GitLab
4 40 (5.92%) TeamCity
5 25 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (3.55%) RStudio
7 22 (3.25%) JIRA
8 18 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (1.92%) Artifactory
10 12 (1.78%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.78%) Selenium
11 10 (1.48%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.33%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.89%) Maven
13 6 (0.89%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.74%) JUnit
15 3 (0.44%) Mocha
15 3 (0.44%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.44%) Subversion
15 3 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 292 (43.20%) Finance
2 172 (25.44%) Front Office
3 90 (13.31%) Banking
4 67 (9.91%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.44%) Law
6 12 (1.78%) Games
6 12 (1.78%) Public Sector
7 5 (0.74%) Advertising
7 5 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.74%) Retail
7 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (33.73%) Web Services
2 178 (26.33%) React
3 174 (25.74%) AngularJS
4 154 (22.78%) Vue.js
5 95 (14.05%) .NET
6 61 (9.02%) Kafka
7 60 (8.88%) .NET Core
8 58 (8.58%) ASP.NET
9 46 (6.80%) ASP.NET Core
9 46 (6.80%) Node.js
10 17 (2.51%) Spring
11 14 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 12 (1.78%) J2EE
13 12 (1.78%) PySpark
14 9 (1.33%) gRPC
15 8 (1.18%) Akka
16 7 (1.04%) Hibernate
16 7 (1.04%) REST
16 7 (1.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 170 (25.15%) Hedge funds
2 165 (24.41%) Fixed Income
3 162 (23.96%) Derivative
4 99 (14.64%) Equities
5 98 (14.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 53 (7.84%) Cloud Native
7 51 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
8 36 (5.33%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.63%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.18%) FMCG
13 7 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.89%) Blog
14 6 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.89%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.44%) Management Information System
17 2 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (18.79%) Linux
2 71 (10.50%) Windows
3 27 (3.99%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.11%) Unix
5 6 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.44%) CentOS
6 3 (0.44%) Solaris
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) VMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (54.44%) DevOps
2 271 (40.09%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 219 (32.40%) Fintech
5 199 (29.44%) Asset Management
6 169 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 136 (20.12%) Infrastructure as Code
8 129 (19.08%) Microservices
9 84 (12.43%) Migration
10 63 (9.32%) TDD
11 58 (8.58%) Configuration Management
12 51 (7.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 50 (7.40%) Decision-Making
14 48 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (6.80%) Portfolio Management
15 46 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (6.66%) Analytics
17 37 (5.47%) Business Analysis
17 37 (5.47%) Machine Learning
18 32 (4.73%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 348 (51.48%) Python
2 232 (34.32%) Java
3 197 (29.14%) JavaScript
4 86 (12.72%) C#
5 50 (7.40%) SQL
6 47 (6.95%) Go
7 41 (6.07%) Scala
8 35 (5.18%) PowerShell
9 31 (4.59%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.44%) Ruby
11 15 (2.22%) Kotlin
12 13 (1.92%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.78%) C++
14 10 (1.48%) F#
14 10 (1.48%) Java 8
14 10 (1.48%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.18%) R
17 6 (0.89%) Groovy
18 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (4.44%) AWS Certification
2 29 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.55%) Degree
3 24 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CCNA
6 1 (0.15%) MCP
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PhD
6 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 221 (32.69%) Docker
2 13 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.44%) vSphere
6 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) Firmware
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 219 (32.40%) Kubernetes
2 214 (31.66%) Terraform
3 145 (21.45%) Ansible
4 83 (12.28%) Puppet
5 41 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.63%) Grafana
7 9 (1.33%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (1.04%) SCCM
10 5 (0.74%) Packer
10 5 (0.74%) Salt
11 3 (0.44%) Consul
11 3 (0.44%) logstash
11 3 (0.44%) Oozie
11 3 (0.44%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.30%) Graphite
12 2 (0.30%) Kibana
12 2 (0.30%) Nagios
12 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (11.69%) Google
2 21 (3.11%) Oracle
3 13 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.92%) VMware
4 12 (1.78%) Cisco
4 12 (1.78%) Tableau
5 9 (1.33%) New Relic
6 8 (1.18%) Adobe
6 8 (1.18%) EMC
6 8 (1.18%) Hitachi
6 8 (1.18%) hybris
6 8 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.18%) SAP
7 7 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.89%) Splunk
9 5 (0.74%) Citrix
10 4 (0.59%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.44%) Meraki
11 3 (0.44%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.44%) Rackspace