Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 2 August 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 Architect
England > North West
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 218 221 329
Rank change year-on-year +3 +108 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Architect 51 6 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 50 6 21
10th Percentile £68,700 £65,000 £60,500
25th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +16.67%
75th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £100,000 " "
England median annual salary £82,500 £100,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 6,568 4,936 10,162
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.87% 95.70% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,185 4,063 7,735
10th Percentile £28,155 £30,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the North West

AWS Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Architect in the North West.

Salary trend for AWS Architect in the North West

AWS Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Architect in the North West over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Architect in the North West

AWS Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Architect within the North West region over the 6 months to 2 August 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
Manchester +4 46 £80,000 +10.34% 2
Cheshire - 5 £71,500 -
AWS Architect
England

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, AWS Architect 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 West region featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) AWS
2 39 (76.47%) Azure
3 29 (56.86%) Analytics
4 25 (49.02%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (43.14%) DataOps
5 22 (43.14%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (43.14%) Machine Learning
6 13 (25.49%) Docker
6 13 (25.49%) Python
6 13 (25.49%) Kubernetes
7 11 (21.57%) GCP
8 10 (19.61%) DevOps
9 9 (17.65%) IaaS
9 9 (17.65%) SaaS
9 9 (17.65%) PaaS
9 9 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (17.65%) Terraform
10 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
11 7 (13.73%) Social Skills
11 7 (13.73%) Architectural Design
12 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (11.76%) Java
12 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
13 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
13 5 (9.80%) IVR
13 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (9.80%) Finance
13 5 (9.80%) Google

AWS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 51 (100.00%) AWS
2 39 (76.47%) Azure
3 11 (21.57%) GCP
4 9 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (17.65%) IaaS
4 9 (17.65%) PaaS
4 9 (17.65%) SaaS
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.88%) CloudFront
5 3 (5.88%) Google Data Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Serverless
6 1 (1.96%) AWS CodeCommit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (5.88%) Looker
3 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Spinnaker
3 1 (1.96%) GitLab
General
1 7 (13.73%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) RESTful
2 4 (7.84%) RAML
2 4 (7.84%) SOAP
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) Kafka
3 3 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (9.80%) IVR
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Analytics
2 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (43.14%) DataOps
2 22 (43.14%) Machine Learning
3 10 (19.61%) DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) Architectural Design
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.80%) Microservices
6 5 (9.80%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) SOA
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Data Munging
8 3 (5.88%) ETL
8 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Presales
8 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Python
2 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) Scala
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Kubernetes
2 9 (17.65%) Terraform
3 4 (7.84%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.88%) Hortonworks