Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 124 195
Rank change year-on-year -59 +71 +134
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 937 771 1,080
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.08% 2.69% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.86% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 862 710 950
10th Percentile £52,625 £55,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £102,500 £108,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £128,750 £133,750 £115,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 40,359 26,915 54,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.63% 93.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28,069 22,250 45,257
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,797 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 167 £80,000 - 29
West London -4 47 £70,000 +12.00% 22
South London -6 20 £65,000 -3.70% 2
East London -3 4 £75,000 +15.38% 8
North London - 1 £100,000 -
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 834 (89.01%) AWS
2 563 (60.09%) Python
3 455 (48.56%) DevOps
4 442 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
5 399 (42.58%) Terraform
6 376 (40.13%) Kubernetes
7 372 (39.70%) Serverless
8 369 (39.38%) Docker
9 363 (38.74%) Finance
10 334 (35.65%) Java
11 329 (35.11%) Software Engineering
12 310 (33.08%) Microservices
13 290 (30.95%) Web Services
14 258 (27.53%) Infrastructure as Code
15 256 (27.32%) Asset Management
16 254 (27.11%) AWS Lambda
17 231 (24.65%) SQL
18 229 (24.44%) Amazon ECS
19 221 (23.59%) Amazon EC2
20 186 (19.85%) Hedge funds
21 181 (19.32%) Investment Management
22 179 (19.10%) Ansible
23 170 (18.14%) Banking
24 167 (17.82%) Linux
25 160 (17.08%) JavaScript
26 154 (16.44%) Jenkins
27 149 (15.90%) Fintech
28 137 (14.62%) Project Delivery
29 135 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
29 135 (14.41%) 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 70 (7.47%) Apache Spark
2 44 (4.70%) Apache
3 23 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.60%) nginx
5 12 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (0.85%) Confluence
7 6 (0.64%) IIS
8 4 (0.43%) Luigi
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.21%) CMS
9 2 (0.21%) Drupal
9 2 (0.21%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.21%) WordPress
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.11%) GemFire
10 1 (0.11%) Traefik
Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 834 (89.01%) AWS
2 372 (39.70%) Serverless
3 254 (27.11%) AWS Lambda
4 229 (24.44%) Amazon ECS
5 221 (23.59%) Amazon EC2
6 117 (12.49%) GCP
7 116 (12.38%) Azure
8 97 (10.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 95 (10.14%) Amazon S3
10 59 (6.30%) SaaS
11 45 (4.80%) PaaS
12 40 (4.27%) Amazon SQS
13 39 (4.16%) GitHub
14 36 (3.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 34 (3.63%) Amazon Kinesis
15 34 (3.63%) IaaS
16 31 (3.31%) Snowflake
17 30 (3.20%) Amazon EMR
17 30 (3.20%) AWS CodeDeploy
18 27 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.31%) DNS
2 15 (1.60%) Broadband
3 11 (1.17%) Firewall
4 7 (0.75%) DHCP
4 7 (0.75%) VPN
5 6 (0.64%) Network Security
5 6 (0.64%) SSL
5 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.64%) VLAN
6 5 (0.53%) WAN
7 4 (0.43%) BGP
7 4 (0.43%) DSL
7 4 (0.43%) EIGRP
7 4 (0.43%) OSPF
7 4 (0.43%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.21%) 5G
9 2 (0.21%) HTTP
9 2 (0.21%) Multicast
9 2 (0.21%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (13.77%) Amazon Aurora
2 115 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
3 91 (9.71%) Amazon Athena
4 88 (9.39%) SQL Server
5 84 (8.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 84 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 78 (8.32%) MySQL
7 66 (7.04%) RDBMS
8 65 (6.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 61 (6.51%) Big Data
10 41 (4.38%) NoSQL
11 37 (3.95%) Hadoop
12 36 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (3.31%) Data Lake
14 29 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (2.24%) Neo4j
16 19 (2.03%) Redis
17 15 (1.60%) Electronic Patient Records
18 10 (1.07%) MongoDB
18 10 (1.07%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 154 (16.44%) Jenkins
2 99 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 92 (9.82%) GitLab
4 59 (6.30%) Artifactory
5 51 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (4.27%) JIRA
7 29 (3.09%) CircleCI
8 27 (2.88%) TeamCity
9 25 (2.67%) Vagrant
10 16 (1.71%) Cypress.io
11 13 (1.39%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.28%) Selenium
13 11 (1.17%) Terragrunt
14 7 (0.75%) IntelliJ
14 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
15 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.64%) Hudson
15 6 (0.64%) Spinnaker
16 5 (0.53%) Moq
16 5 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 363 (38.74%) Finance
2 170 (18.14%) Banking
3 90 (9.61%) Social Skills
4 61 (6.51%) Front Office
5 34 (3.63%) Marketing
6 31 (3.31%) Games
7 25 (2.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 20 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (1.92%) Public Sector
10 16 (1.71%) Advertising
11 13 (1.39%) Retail
12 9 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.75%) Electronics
14 4 (0.43%) Law
15 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.21%) Czech Language
16 2 (0.21%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
16 2 (0.21%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (30.95%) Web Services
2 133 (14.19%) gRPC
3 128 (13.66%) React
4 95 (10.14%) .NET
5 70 (7.47%) Kafka
6 60 (6.40%) AngularJS
7 58 (6.19%) Node.js
8 56 (5.98%) Vue.js
9 51 (5.44%) .NET Core
10 47 (5.02%) ASP.NET
10 47 (5.02%) ASP.NET Core
10 47 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (4.70%) J2EE
12 28 (2.99%) REST
13 22 (2.35%) GraphQL
13 22 (2.35%) Serverless Framework
14 21 (2.24%) Spark Streaming
15 17 (1.81%) CSS
16 14 (1.49%) Jest
17 13 (1.39%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 186 (19.85%) Hedge funds
2 135 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
3 128 (13.66%) Pricing Data
4 59 (6.30%) Derivative
4 59 (6.30%) Equities
5 55 (5.87%) Fixed Income
5 55 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (3.42%) Cloud Native
7 29 (3.09%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.28%) NHS
11 9 (0.96%) Social Media
12 7 (0.75%) Clustering
12 7 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
13 6 (0.64%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.43%) Legacy Code
15 4 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.43%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 167 (17.82%) Linux
2 71 (7.58%) Windows
3 22 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.81%) Unix
5 12 (1.28%) CentOS
6 9 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.85%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.53%) VMS
8 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) Android
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (48.56%) DevOps
2 442 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (35.11%) Software Engineering
4 310 (33.08%) Microservices
5 258 (27.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 256 (27.32%) Asset Management
7 181 (19.32%) Investment Management
8 149 (15.90%) Fintech
9 137 (14.62%) Project Delivery
10 135 (14.41%) Data Management
11 128 (13.66%) Enterprise Data Management
12 127 (13.55%) Data Science
13 115 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
14 110 (11.74%) Artificial Intelligence
15 107 (11.42%) Analytics
15 107 (11.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 97 (10.35%) Test Automation
17 88 (9.39%) Configuration Management
18 83 (8.86%) Mentoring
19 73 (7.79%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 563 (60.09%) Python
2 334 (35.65%) Java
3 231 (24.65%) SQL
4 160 (17.08%) JavaScript
5 99 (10.57%) C#
6 96 (10.25%) Go
7 84 (8.96%) Bash Shell
8 77 (8.22%) PowerShell
9 74 (7.90%) TypeScript
10 27 (2.88%) Ruby
10 27 (2.88%) Scala
11 21 (2.24%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.71%) PHP
13 10 (1.07%) Clojure
13 10 (1.07%) Perl
14 9 (0.96%) Groovy
14 9 (0.96%) Kotlin
15 8 (0.85%) C
16 6 (0.64%) Java 8
17 5 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.42%) AWS Certification
3 24 (2.56%) Degree
4 14 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.32%) OSCE
6 3 (0.32%) OSCP
7 1 (0.11%) CCNP
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.68%) QA
2 5 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.43%) GDPR
3 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.32%) NIST
4 3 (0.32%) SOC 1
4 3 (0.32%) SOC 2
5 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) Accessibility
System Software
1 369 (39.38%) Docker
2 25 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.81%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.64%) iptables
4 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.53%) vSphere
6 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 399 (42.58%) Terraform
2 376 (40.13%) Kubernetes
3 179 (19.10%) Ansible
4 107 (11.42%) Puppet
5 104 (11.10%) Prometheus
6 103 (10.99%) Grafana
7 50 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.39%) Consul
10 9 (0.96%) CFEngine
10 9 (0.96%) Nagios
10 9 (0.96%) Packer
11 7 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.75%) Salt
12 6 (0.64%) Graphite
12 6 (0.64%) Opsview
12 6 (0.64%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.43%) Kibana
13 4 (0.43%) logstash
13 4 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (7.26%) Oracle
2 64 (6.83%) Sybase
3 44 (4.70%) Google
4 28 (2.99%) Talend
5 20 (2.13%) Cloudera
5 20 (2.13%) Hortonworks
6 17 (1.81%) IBM
6 17 (1.81%) Microsoft
7 15 (1.60%) Informatica
8 14 (1.49%) Cisco
9 12 (1.28%) Splunk
10 11 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.75%) SAP
11 7 (0.75%) VMware
12 5 (0.53%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.43%) BT
13 4 (0.43%) Databricks
14 3 (0.32%) Citrix
14 3 (0.32%) Confluent