Period
to 17 January 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 17 January 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 > North of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 253 285
Rank change year-on-year +147 +32 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 250 146 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.69% 0.90% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.93% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 309 137 162
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 9,000 15,667 18,645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.69% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,625 12,698 15,333
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the North of England

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North of England.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the North of England

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the North of England

AWS Engineer
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Engineer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Yorkshire +98 123 £55,000 - 11
North West +92 90 £55,000 -8.33% 24
North East +54 37 £50,000 +25.79% 2
AWS Engineer
England

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North of England region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 237 (94.80%) AWS
2 199 (79.60%) DevOps
3 176 (70.40%) Terraform
4 166 (66.40%) Linux
5 165 (66.00%) Kubernetes
6 158 (63.20%) Docker
7 142 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (48.40%) Puppet
9 113 (45.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 111 (44.40%) Opscode Chef
11 105 (42.00%) Deployment Automation
12 87 (34.80%) Infrastructure as Code
12 87 (34.80%) Python
13 66 (26.40%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (25.20%) Configuration Management
15 60 (24.00%) Migration
16 59 (23.60%) Git (software)
17 57 (22.80%) Scrum
18 52 (20.80%) Ruby
19 51 (20.40%) Go
19 51 (20.40%) AWS Certification
20 49 (19.60%) Amazon EKS
21 47 (18.80%) Pulumi
21 47 (18.80%) Enterprise Cloud
21 47 (18.80%) SaltStack
22 46 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
23 34 (13.60%) Azure
24 28 (11.20%) Serverless
25 26 (10.40%) Windows
26 25 (10.00%) Microservices

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 6 (2.40%) Confluence
1 6 (2.40%) nginx
2 2 (0.80%) Apache
2 2 (0.80%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 237 (94.80%) AWS
2 113 (45.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 49 (19.60%) Amazon EKS
4 47 (18.80%) Pulumi
5 34 (13.60%) Azure
6 28 (11.20%) Serverless
7 25 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (6.40%) SaaS
9 15 (6.00%) Amazon S3
9 15 (6.00%) GCP
9 15 (6.00%) PaaS
10 11 (4.40%) IaaS
11 10 (4.00%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (3.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (2.40%) Office 365
14 5 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (1.60%) GitHub
16 2 (0.80%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.00%) VPN
2 12 (4.80%) Firewall
3 11 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.40%) LAN
4 6 (2.40%) WAN
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (2.80%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
2 5 (2.00%) Data Lake
2 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.00%) Redis
2 5 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.60%) Amazon QuickSight
3 4 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.60%) MySQL
3 4 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 10 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.80%) GitLab
4 7 (2.80%) JIRA
5 6 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.40%) GoCD
5 6 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.60%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.20%) Storybook
9 2 (0.80%) Maven
10 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (6.80%) Finance
2 10 (4.00%) Retail
3 8 (3.20%) Games
3 8 (3.20%) Marketing
4 7 (2.80%) Law
4 7 (2.80%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.40%) Node.js
2 12 (4.80%) Web Services
3 9 (3.60%) .NET
4 8 (3.20%) React
5 5 (2.00%) .NET Core
5 5 (2.00%) CSS
5 5 (2.00%) GraphQL
5 5 (2.00%) Jest
5 5 (2.00%) WPF
6 4 (1.60%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.60%) RESTful
6 4 (1.60%) WebSockets
7 3 (1.20%) Velocity
8 2 (0.80%) Apollo GraphQL
8 2 (0.80%) Dropwizard
8 2 (0.80%) GatsbyJS
8 2 (0.80%) HTML
8 2 (0.80%) Micronaut
8 2 (0.80%) Spring
8 2 (0.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.80%) Enterprise Cloud
2 10 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
5 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) NHS
6 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 166 (66.40%) Linux
2 26 (10.40%) Windows
3 20 (8.00%) Unix
4 7 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (79.60%) DevOps
2 142 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (42.00%) Deployment Automation
4 87 (34.80%) Infrastructure as Code
5 66 (26.40%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (25.20%) Configuration Management
7 60 (24.00%) Migration
8 57 (22.80%) Scrum
9 46 (18.40%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (10.00%) Microservices
11 18 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (6.40%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.00%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (5.60%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.40%) Data Extraction
15 11 (4.40%) Data Protection
16 10 (4.00%) CRM
17 9 (3.60%) Coaching
17 9 (3.60%) TDD
18 8 (3.20%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.80%) Python
2 52 (20.80%) Ruby
3 51 (20.40%) Go
4 21 (8.40%) SQL
5 17 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.60%) C#
8 11 (4.40%) Java
9 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.20%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.80%) Perl
11 4 (1.60%) ES6
11 4 (1.60%) Java 8
12 3 (1.20%) PHP
12 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.80%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.40%) Jython
14 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (20.40%) AWS Certification
2 10 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.60%) Degree
5 1 (0.40%) CEH
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) NCSC
System Software
1 158 (63.20%) Docker
2 6 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.80%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 176 (70.40%) Terraform
2 165 (66.00%) Kubernetes
3 121 (48.40%) Puppet
4 111 (44.40%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (9.60%) Ansible
6 4 (1.60%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.80%) Grafana
7 2 (0.80%) Packer
7 2 (0.80%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 47 (18.80%) SaltStack
2 7 (2.80%) Atlassian
2 7 (2.80%) Splunk
3 6 (2.40%) SonicWALL
3 6 (2.40%) VMware
4 4 (1.60%) Dynatrace
4 4 (1.60%) Google
4 4 (1.60%) Snowplow
5 3 (1.20%) AlienVault
5 3 (1.20%) Fortinet
5 3 (1.20%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.80%) Apple
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.80%) New Relic
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.40%) SAP