Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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 West
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 306 339
Rank change year-on-year +59 +33 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 84 66 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.53% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 61 22
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -7.27%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,175
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £66,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%

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 9,875 12,366 11,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.87% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,028 9,940 10,058
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the North West

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. 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 +16 67 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Cheshire +47 10 £47,500 - 5
Lancashire - 6 £60,000 - 4
Merseyside - 1 £77,500 - 3
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 West region featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (86.90%) DevOps
3 50 (59.52%) Linux
4 38 (45.24%) Python
5 36 (42.86%) Java
6 35 (41.67%) Bash Shell
6 35 (41.67%) Puppet
7 30 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 30 (35.71%) Configuration Management
8 29 (34.52%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (32.14%) Docker
9 27 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (29.76%) Unix
10 25 (29.76%) Kubernetes
11 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (26.19%) Ruby
11 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
12 21 (25.00%) Cloud Native
13 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 20 (23.81%) Ansible
13 20 (23.81%) Web Services
14 19 (22.62%) Java 8
14 19 (22.62%) AWS Certification
15 16 (19.05%) SaaS
15 16 (19.05%) Finance
16 15 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
17 14 (16.67%) Public Cloud
17 14 (16.67%) IaaS

AWS Engineer 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 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.38%) CloudStack
4 2 (2.38%) Confluence
4 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) nginx
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 84 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (19.05%) SaaS
4 15 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (16.67%) IaaS
6 12 (14.29%) PaaS
7 7 (8.33%) Serverless
8 6 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (5.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (5.95%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
12 1 (1.19%) Amazon SageMaker
12 1 (1.19%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) DNS
1 8 (9.52%) Internet
1 8 (9.52%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (4.76%) GIS
6 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.19%) Big Data
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 30 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.29%) CircleCI
2 12 (14.29%) Codeship
2 12 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (3.57%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) gulp
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Gatling
6 1 (1.19%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) Redmine
6 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.19%) WATIR
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
2 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 4 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 20 (23.81%) Web Services
2 6 (7.14%) Kafka
3 3 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (2.38%) JAX-RS
4 2 (2.38%) Node.js
4 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (1.19%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.19%) Keras
5 1 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.19%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.19%) Sass
5 1 (1.19%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.19%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 14 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Linux
2 25 (29.76%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) CentOS
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) DC/OS
4 1 (1.19%) Debian
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (86.90%) DevOps
2 30 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 27 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (15.48%) Load Testing
6 13 (15.48%) Open Source
7 12 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.52%) Benchmarking
10 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.14%) Server Management
12 5 (5.95%) Analytics
12 5 (5.95%) QA Automation
12 5 (5.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 5 (5.95%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (5.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Python
2 36 (42.86%) Java
3 35 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 22 (26.19%) Ruby
5 19 (22.62%) Java 8
6 12 (14.29%) Perl
7 10 (11.90%) SQL
8 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.95%) Go
9 5 (5.95%) Scala
10 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.38%) C#
11 2 (2.38%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (32.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.38%) vSphere
2 2 (2.38%) Xen
2 2 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (41.67%) Puppet
2 29 (34.52%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (29.76%) Kubernetes
4 20 (23.81%) Ansible
5 12 (14.29%) CFEngine
6 9 (10.71%) Terraform
7 7 (8.33%) Packer
8 5 (5.95%) Grafana
8 5 (5.95%) Prometheus
9 4 (4.76%) Cobbler
10 2 (2.38%) Consul
10 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
11 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (1.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Google
2 12 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.38%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Polycom
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore