Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Software Engineer was £95,000 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 Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 418 391 598
Rank change year-on-year -27 +207 +178
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 288 166 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.58% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.62% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 256 164 136
10th Percentile £55,000 £69,125 £66,875
25th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £110,000 £115,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% -4.35% +53.33%
75th Percentile £132,500 £138,750 £132,500
90th Percentile £133,250 " £150,000
England median annual salary £95,000 £110,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +35.71%

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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Software Engineer in London

AWS Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for AWS Software Engineer in London

AWS Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Software Engineer in London

AWS Software 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 Software 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
West London - 28 £75,000 - 1
South London - 7 £53,500 - 1
Central London -8 1 £95,000 +26.67% 1
North London - 1 £100,000 -
AWS Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, AWS Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 284 (98.61%) Software Engineering
2 266 (92.36%) AWS
3 240 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (74.31%) Finance
5 199 (69.10%) Web Services
6 198 (68.75%) Asset Management
7 194 (67.36%) Serverless
8 183 (63.54%) Hedge funds
9 181 (62.85%) Microservices
10 178 (61.81%) Python
11 176 (61.11%) AWS Lambda
12 175 (60.76%) Investment Management
13 173 (60.07%) Java
14 145 (50.35%) SQL
15 138 (47.92%) Amazon EC2
16 136 (47.22%) Banking
17 131 (45.49%) Amazon ECS
17 131 (45.49%) Project Delivery
18 129 (44.79%) Data Management
19 128 (44.44%) Enterprise Data Management
19 128 (44.44%) Pricing Data
19 128 (44.44%) Amazon Aurora
19 128 (44.44%) gRPC
20 123 (42.71%) JavaScript
21 109 (37.85%) React
22 74 (25.69%) Artificial Intelligence
23 70 (24.31%) SQL Server
24 68 (23.61%) PostgreSQL
25 65 (22.57%) RDBMS
25 65 (22.57%) Relational Database

AWS Software 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 12 (4.17%) Apache
2 6 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 266 (92.36%) AWS
2 194 (67.36%) Serverless
3 176 (61.11%) AWS Lambda
4 138 (47.92%) Amazon EC2
5 131 (45.49%) Amazon ECS
6 28 (9.72%) Amazon S3
7 21 (7.29%) Azure
8 17 (5.90%) GCP
9 12 (4.17%) AWS Step Functions
10 11 (3.82%) AWS Fargate
11 10 (3.47%) GitHub
12 8 (2.78%) Amazon Cognito
13 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.04%) Amazon SageMaker
14 3 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (1.04%) AWS CodePipeline
14 3 (1.04%) CloudFront
14 3 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (44.44%) Amazon Aurora
2 70 (24.31%) SQL Server
3 68 (23.61%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (22.57%) RDBMS
4 65 (22.57%) Relational Database
5 64 (22.22%) Amazon Athena
5 64 (22.22%) MySQL
6 27 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (3.13%) Apache Ignite
8 6 (2.08%) Big Data
9 4 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.04%) Redis
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.47%) Cypress.io
3 5 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.74%) Moq
3 5 (1.74%) NUnit
4 4 (1.39%) gulp
4 4 (1.39%) IntelliJ
4 4 (1.39%) JIRA
4 4 (1.39%) JUnit
4 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (1.04%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.04%) GitLab
5 3 (1.04%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 214 (74.31%) Finance
2 136 (47.22%) Banking
3 55 (19.10%) Front Office
4 24 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (5.56%) Games
6 14 (4.86%) Marketing
7 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.43%) Social Skills
9 5 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.39%) Electronics
10 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.39%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (69.10%) Web Services
2 128 (44.44%) gRPC
3 109 (37.85%) React
4 56 (19.44%) .NET
4 56 (19.44%) AngularJS
4 56 (19.44%) Vue.js
5 51 (17.71%) .NET Core
6 47 (16.32%) ASP.NET
6 47 (16.32%) ASP.NET Core
6 47 (16.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (14.93%) J2EE
8 26 (9.03%) Kafka
9 22 (7.64%) REST
10 19 (6.60%) Node.js
11 17 (5.90%) CSS
12 16 (5.56%) GraphQL
12 16 (5.56%) Serverless Framework
13 14 (4.86%) Jest
14 10 (3.47%) AWS Amplify
15 5 (1.74%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 183 (63.54%) Hedge funds
2 128 (44.44%) Pricing Data
3 55 (19.10%) Derivative
3 55 (19.10%) Equities
3 55 (19.10%) Fixed Income
3 55 (19.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (15.97%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.08%) Social Media
7 4 (1.39%) NHS
7 4 (1.39%) User Experience
8 3 (1.04%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (0.35%) Android
2 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.35%) Unix
2 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (98.61%) Software Engineering
2 240 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (68.75%) Asset Management
4 181 (62.85%) Microservices
5 175 (60.76%) Investment Management
6 131 (45.49%) Project Delivery
7 129 (44.79%) Data Management
8 128 (44.44%) Enterprise Data Management
9 74 (25.69%) Artificial Intelligence
10 61 (21.18%) Fintech
11 60 (20.83%) Test Automation
12 56 (19.44%) Data Science
13 47 (16.32%) Migration
14 44 (15.28%) Mentoring
15 38 (13.19%) Full Stack Development
16 35 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (10.07%) Analytics
18 25 (8.68%) Data Analytics
19 20 (6.94%) TDD
20 18 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 178 (61.81%) Python
2 173 (60.07%) Java
3 145 (50.35%) SQL
4 123 (42.71%) JavaScript
5 64 (22.22%) C#
6 56 (19.44%) TypeScript
7 11 (3.82%) Scala
8 9 (3.13%) Clojure
8 9 (3.13%) Kotlin
9 7 (2.43%) Go
9 7 (2.43%) PHP
10 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.69%) C++
11 2 (0.69%) Java 8
12 1 (0.35%) F#
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.17%) AWS Certification
2 4 (1.39%) Degree
3 3 (1.04%) OSCE
3 3 (1.04%) OSCP
3 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (18.40%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) GDPR
2 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.04%) NIST
2 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.04%) SOC 1
2 3 (1.04%) SOC 2
3 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
System Software
1 18 (6.25%) Docker
2 6 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (5.90%) Prometheus
2 14 (4.86%) Grafana
2 14 (4.86%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.78%) Terraform
4 3 (1.04%) Consul
4 3 (1.04%) linkerd
4 3 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (22.22%) Oracle
1 64 (22.22%) Sybase
2 4 (1.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.39%) SAP
3 3 (1.04%) Cisco
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe
5 1 (0.35%) Google