Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 July 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 194 331
Rank change year-on-year +49 +137 +131
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 779 1,086 747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.42% 1.84% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.93% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 728 1,063 698
Median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
90th Percentile £133,750 £110,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 30,296 56,130 68,736
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 95.34% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24,727 46,045 55,912
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 12 July 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 12 July 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 -1 170 £80,000 +14.29% 25
South London +42 33 £62,500 -10.71% 6
West London +40 33 £62,500 +8.70% 5
East London +20 7 £65,000 -18.75% 3
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 698 (89.60%) AWS
2 447 (57.38%) DevOps
3 386 (49.55%) Python
4 339 (43.52%) Finance
5 314 (40.31%) Terraform
6 309 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
7 294 (37.74%) Java
8 264 (33.89%) Kubernetes
9 256 (32.86%) Web Services
10 254 (32.61%) Docker
11 247 (31.71%) Software Engineering
12 229 (29.40%) Asset Management
13 228 (29.27%) Ansible
14 223 (28.63%) JavaScript
15 200 (25.67%) React
16 196 (25.16%) Fintech
17 188 (24.13%) Azure
18 186 (23.88%) AngularJS
19 182 (23.36%) Jenkins
20 175 (22.46%) Front Office
21 173 (22.21%) Investment Management
22 172 (22.08%) Hedge funds
23 168 (21.57%) GCP
23 168 (21.57%) Fixed Income
24 166 (21.31%) Derivative
25 163 (20.92%) Vue.js
26 160 (20.54%) Infrastructure as Code
27 142 (18.23%) Serverless
28 141 (18.10%) Microservices
29 136 (17.46%) Linux

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 49 (6.29%) Apache Spark
2 22 (2.82%) Confluence
3 17 (2.18%) Apache
4 15 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (0.90%) IIS
7 6 (0.77%) CMS
7 6 (0.77%) nginx
8 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.13%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.13%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 698 (89.60%) AWS
2 188 (24.13%) Azure
3 168 (21.57%) GCP
4 142 (18.23%) Serverless
5 92 (11.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 89 (11.42%) AWS Lambda
7 68 (8.73%) Amazon S3
8 64 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (5.13%) Amazon ECS
9 40 (5.13%) OpenShift
9 40 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 30 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 29 (3.72%) SaaS
12 28 (3.59%) GitHub
13 25 (3.21%) Amazon Kinesis
14 23 (2.95%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 22 (2.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 21 (2.70%) AWS Fargate
17 19 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
17 19 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.21%) Firewall
2 18 (2.31%) DNS
3 13 (1.67%) HTTP
4 11 (1.41%) SAN
4 11 (1.41%) VPN
5 10 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.64%) SMTP
7 5 (0.64%) SSH
8 4 (0.51%) Internet
9 3 (0.39%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.39%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.26%) FTP
10 2 (0.26%) Network Security
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.13%) Multicast
11 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.70%) Big Data
2 39 (5.01%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.75%) Amazon Redshift
4 36 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
5 34 (4.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 34 (4.36%) SQL Server
6 33 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.21%) Amazon Athena
7 25 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.95%) Data Lake
8 23 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.05%) MySQL
11 15 (1.93%) Looker
12 13 (1.67%) Redis
13 12 (1.54%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.41%) Power BI
15 10 (1.28%) Snowflake Schema
16 8 (1.03%) BigQuery
17 7 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 182 (23.36%) Jenkins
2 81 (10.40%) Git (software)
3 50 (6.42%) GitLab
4 40 (5.13%) RStudio
5 30 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (3.59%) JIRA
7 25 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.70%) Bitbucket
9 15 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (1.80%) Travis CI
11 13 (1.67%) CircleCI
12 12 (1.54%) Artifactory
12 12 (1.54%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.90%) GoCD
13 7 (0.90%) Selenium
14 6 (0.77%) Maven
14 6 (0.77%) Mocha
14 6 (0.77%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 339 (43.52%) Finance
2 175 (22.46%) Front Office
3 104 (13.35%) Banking
4 77 (9.88%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.59%) Law
6 16 (2.05%) Games
7 15 (1.93%) Retail
8 8 (1.03%) Public Sector
9 6 (0.77%) Marketing
9 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.51%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (32.86%) Web Services
2 200 (25.67%) React
3 186 (23.88%) AngularJS
4 163 (20.92%) Vue.js
5 87 (11.17%) .NET
6 80 (10.27%) Node.js
7 55 (7.06%) Kafka
8 50 (6.42%) .NET Core
9 48 (6.16%) ASP.NET
10 36 (4.62%) ASP.NET Core
11 35 (4.49%) J2EE
12 20 (2.57%) REST
13 18 (2.31%) Lambda Expressions
14 16 (2.05%) Spring
15 14 (1.80%) CSS
15 14 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (1.80%) HTML
16 10 (1.28%) OAuth
16 10 (1.28%) PySpark
16 10 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 172 (22.08%) Hedge funds
2 168 (21.57%) Fixed Income
3 166 (21.31%) Derivative
4 118 (15.15%) Equities
5 115 (14.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 62 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
7 49 (6.29%) Cloud Native
8 45 (5.78%) Public Cloud
9 25 (3.21%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.77%) Blog
14 6 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
16 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
17 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (0.39%) Reinsurance
17 3 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 136 (17.46%) Linux
2 56 (7.19%) Windows
3 25 (3.21%) Unix
4 16 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.41%) CentOS
6 10 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.77%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.64%) VMS
10 4 (0.51%) zOS
11 3 (0.39%) Android
11 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (57.38%) DevOps
2 309 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 229 (29.40%) Asset Management
5 196 (25.16%) Fintech
6 173 (22.21%) Investment Management
7 160 (20.54%) Infrastructure as Code
8 141 (18.10%) Microservices
9 85 (10.91%) Decision-Making
10 80 (10.27%) TDD
11 77 (9.88%) Portfolio Management
12 71 (9.11%) Migration
13 69 (8.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 68 (8.73%) Business Analysis
15 66 (8.47%) Configuration Management
16 60 (7.70%) Analytics
16 60 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (6.68%) Deployment Automation
18 42 (5.39%) Front End Development
19 40 (5.13%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 386 (49.55%) Python
2 294 (37.74%) Java
3 223 (28.63%) JavaScript
4 65 (8.34%) C#
5 59 (7.57%) Go
6 55 (7.06%) SQL
7 49 (6.29%) Scala
8 48 (6.16%) Bash Shell
9 35 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 25 (3.21%) Ruby
11 23 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 22 (2.82%) Kotlin
13 16 (2.05%) C++
14 15 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.54%) Java 8
16 10 (1.28%) Groovy
17 9 (1.16%) Perl
18 8 (1.03%) R
19 7 (0.90%) F#
20 5 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (5.13%) AWS Certification
1 40 (5.13%) Degree
2 14 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.26%) SANS
5 1 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.13%) CCNA
5 1 (0.13%) CCNP
5 1 (0.13%) CCSP
5 1 (0.13%) CISSP
5 1 (0.13%) GCED
5 1 (0.13%) GCIA
5 1 (0.13%) GCIH
5 1 (0.13%) GIAC
5 1 (0.13%) GREM
5 1 (0.13%) GSEC
5 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.57%) QA
2 10 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 254 (32.61%) Docker
2 11 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.39%) vSphere
7 2 (0.26%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 314 (40.31%) Terraform
2 264 (33.89%) Kubernetes
3 228 (29.27%) Ansible
4 93 (11.94%) Puppet
5 54 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.93%) Grafana
7 11 (1.41%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.28%) Packer
9 8 (1.03%) Consul
10 7 (0.90%) Nagios
11 5 (0.64%) Graphite
11 5 (0.64%) Salt
12 4 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.51%) SCCM
12 4 (0.51%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.39%) Cacti
13 3 (0.39%) Mesos
13 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.26%) logstash
14 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 112 (14.38%) Google
2 22 (2.82%) Oracle
3 19 (2.44%) Tableau
4 16 (2.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.05%) Splunk
5 14 (1.80%) VMware
6 11 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.28%) Cisco
8 8 (1.03%) EMC
8 8 (1.03%) Hitachi
9 6 (0.77%) Informatica
9 6 (0.77%) Talend
10 3 (0.39%) Adobe
10 3 (0.39%) Citrix
10 3 (0.39%) Facebook
10 3 (0.39%) Meraki
10 3 (0.39%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.39%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.26%) TIBCO