Period
to 22 April 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 132 190 232
Rank change year-on-year +58 +42 +102
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 807 856 886
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.56% 1.92% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.03% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 758 761 802
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £118,750 £103,750
England 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 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 29,035 42,181 57,776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 94.60% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,210 34,668 47,675
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +42 145 £72,500 -6.75% 27
South London +32 38 £62,500 -7.41% 1
West London +13 9 £70,000 +7.69% 15
East London +14 3 £75,000 +3.45% 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 22 April 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.

1 689 (85.38%) AWS
2 449 (55.64%) DevOps
3 409 (50.68%) Python
4 401 (49.69%) Terraform
5 382 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
6 368 (45.60%) Kubernetes
7 362 (44.86%) Docker
8 304 (37.67%) Finance
9 295 (36.56%) Microservices
10 284 (35.19%) Software Engineering
11 262 (32.47%) Java
12 234 (29.00%) Ansible
13 230 (28.50%) Infrastructure as Code
14 229 (28.38%) Web Services
15 211 (26.15%) Serverless
16 188 (23.30%) Asset Management
17 187 (23.17%) Linux
18 184 (22.80%) Jenkins
19 159 (19.70%) Fintech
20 157 (19.45%) Amazon ECS
20 157 (19.45%) Investment Management
21 155 (19.21%) SQL
22 154 (19.08%) Hedge funds
23 148 (18.34%) Greenfield Project
24 147 (18.22%) AWS Lambda
25 137 (16.98%) GCP
26 133 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
27 129 (15.99%) JavaScript
28 128 (15.86%) Azure
29 127 (15.74%) Banking

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 58 (7.19%) Apache Spark
2 45 (5.58%) Apache
3 21 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.99%) nginx
5 6 (0.74%) IIS
6 5 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.37%) Confluence
7 3 (0.37%) Luigi
7 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.25%) Drupal
8 2 (0.25%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.12%) Figma
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Magento
1 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 689 (85.38%) AWS
2 211 (26.15%) Serverless
3 157 (19.45%) Amazon ECS
4 147 (18.22%) AWS Lambda
5 137 (16.98%) GCP
6 128 (15.86%) Azure
7 111 (13.75%) Amazon EC2
8 66 (8.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (6.69%) Amazon S3
10 48 (5.95%) PaaS
10 48 (5.95%) SaaS
11 45 (5.58%) IaaS
12 41 (5.08%) GitHub
13 36 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (3.97%) Amazon SQS
15 30 (3.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 26 (3.22%) Amazon EKS
17 25 (3.10%) AWS CodeDeploy
18 24 (2.97%) Apigee
19 22 (2.73%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.97%) DNS
2 22 (2.73%) Firewall
3 19 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.23%) OSPF
5 12 (1.49%) BGP
5 12 (1.49%) EIGRP
6 9 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (0.99%) HTTP
8 6 (0.74%) Network Security
8 6 (0.74%) SSL
9 5 (0.62%) DSL
9 5 (0.62%) SSH
9 5 (0.62%) VPN
10 4 (0.50%) DHCP
10 4 (0.50%) FTP
10 4 (0.50%) SMTP
11 3 (0.37%) Broadband
11 3 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.37%) ICMP
11 3 (0.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
2 106 (13.14%) SQL Server
3 103 (12.76%) MySQL
4 80 (9.91%) Relational Database
5 70 (8.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 62 (7.68%) RDBMS
7 60 (7.43%) Big Data
8 56 (6.94%) Amazon Aurora
9 49 (6.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 31 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (3.84%) NoSQL
11 30 (3.72%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.85%) Amazon Athena
13 19 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.35%) Neo4j
14 18 (2.23%) Redis
15 12 (1.49%) Data Lake
15 12 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
16 10 (1.24%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.99%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 184 (22.80%) Jenkins
2 109 (13.51%) GitLab
3 57 (7.06%) Artifactory
3 57 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 44 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (4.34%) JIRA
6 24 (2.97%) Vagrant
7 21 (2.60%) CircleCI
8 15 (1.86%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.36%) Selenium
10 9 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.99%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.74%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.62%) Moq
14 5 (0.62%) NUnit
14 5 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.50%) Cypress.io
15 4 (0.50%) Hudson
15 4 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 304 (37.67%) Finance
2 127 (15.74%) Banking
3 80 (9.91%) Front Office
4 39 (4.83%) Games
5 27 (3.35%) Marketing
6 18 (2.23%) Retail
7 13 (1.61%) Advertising
8 10 (1.24%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.74%) Law
12 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Czech Language
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (28.38%) Web Services
2 114 (14.13%) .NET
3 89 (11.03%) React
4 85 (10.53%) gRPC
5 78 (9.67%) .NET Core
6 75 (9.29%) Vue.js
7 73 (9.05%) AngularJS
7 73 (9.05%) Kafka
8 72 (8.92%) ASP.NET
8 72 (8.92%) ASP.NET Core
8 72 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (4.71%) Node.js
10 28 (3.47%) J2EE
11 26 (3.22%) Swagger
12 24 (2.97%) OAuth
13 21 (2.60%) Spark Streaming
14 17 (2.11%) REST
15 14 (1.73%) RESTful
15 14 (1.73%) Spring
16 11 (1.36%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 154 (19.08%) Hedge funds
2 148 (18.34%) Greenfield Project
3 78 (9.67%) Equities
4 72 (8.92%) Derivative
4 72 (8.92%) Fixed Income
4 72 (8.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 56 (6.94%) Pricing Data
6 44 (5.45%) Cloud Native
7 17 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (0.87%) Blog
11 5 (0.62%) Acoustics
11 5 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.62%) NHS
11 5 (0.62%) User Experience
12 3 (0.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 187 (23.17%) Linux
2 61 (7.56%) Windows
3 22 (2.73%) Unix
4 13 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.36%) CentOS
6 7 (0.87%) CoreOS
6 7 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.50%) Android
9 4 (0.50%) zOS
10 3 (0.37%) VMS
11 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (55.64%) DevOps
2 382 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (36.56%) Microservices
4 284 (35.19%) Software Engineering
5 230 (28.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 188 (23.30%) Asset Management
7 159 (19.70%) Fintech
8 157 (19.45%) Investment Management
9 100 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (11.90%) Migration
11 93 (11.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 89 (11.03%) TDD
13 78 (9.67%) Configuration Management
14 70 (8.67%) Project Delivery
15 62 (7.68%) Test Automation
16 61 (7.56%) Data Management
17 56 (6.94%) Data Science
17 56 (6.94%) Enterprise Data Management
18 51 (6.32%) Analytics
19 49 (6.07%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 409 (50.68%) Python
2 262 (32.47%) Java
3 155 (19.21%) SQL
4 129 (15.99%) JavaScript
5 114 (14.13%) C#
6 86 (10.66%) Go
7 72 (8.92%) Bash Shell
8 47 (5.82%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.11%) Ruby
9 17 (2.11%) Scala
10 12 (1.49%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.36%) Perl
12 9 (1.12%) PHP
12 9 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.87%) Groovy
14 6 (0.74%) Java 8
15 5 (0.62%) C
15 5 (0.62%) C++
15 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 48 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.85%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.11%) Degree
5 7 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.87%) OSCE
5 7 (0.87%) OSCP
6 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CCNA
9 1 (0.12%) CCNP
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.48%) QA
2 10 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.12%) GDPR
4 7 (0.87%) NIST
4 7 (0.87%) SOC 1
4 7 (0.87%) SOC 2
5 5 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.50%) EMIR
6 4 (0.50%) MiFID
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 362 (44.86%) Docker
2 21 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.11%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.25%) iptables
6 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 401 (49.69%) Terraform
2 368 (45.60%) Kubernetes
3 234 (29.00%) Ansible
4 106 (13.14%) Puppet
5 66 (8.18%) Prometheus
6 60 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
7 58 (7.19%) Grafana
8 22 (2.73%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (1.73%) Consul
10 8 (0.99%) CFEngine
10 8 (0.99%) Packer
11 7 (0.87%) linkerd
11 7 (0.87%) Salt
12 5 (0.62%) Nagios
12 5 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.50%) Graphite
13 4 (0.50%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.50%) Opsview
13 4 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (10.53%) Google
2 81 (10.04%) Oracle
3 56 (6.94%) Sybase
4 28 (3.47%) Cisco
5 22 (2.73%) Palo Alto
6 21 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 20 (2.48%) Talend
8 19 (2.35%) Cloudera
9 18 (2.23%) Hortonworks
10 17 (2.11%) IBM
11 12 (1.49%) Informatica
12 11 (1.36%) Splunk
13 9 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.12%) F5
13 9 (1.12%) Meraki
13 9 (1.12%) Tufin
14 6 (0.74%) VMware
15 5 (0.62%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.62%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.62%) SAP