Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 314 349
Rank change year-on-year +30 +35 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 68 48 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.37% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.38% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 6
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.60% -4.10%
10th Percentile £40,500 £33,250 £39,375
90th Percentile £66,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%

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 11,472 12,682 11,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.67% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9,294 10,211 9,797
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +34 59 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Cheshire +3 5 £60,000 +26.32%
Merseyside - 2 £60,000 -
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 67 (98.53%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (85.29%) DevOps
3 38 (55.88%) Linux
4 28 (41.18%) Puppet
5 26 (38.24%) Python
6 25 (36.76%) Java
7 24 (35.29%) Bash Shell
8 23 (33.82%) Ruby
8 23 (33.82%) Docker
8 23 (33.82%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (30.88%) AWS Certification
9 21 (30.88%) Deployment Automation
10 20 (29.41%) Configuration Management
11 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (26.47%) Open Source
13 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (25.00%) Web Services
14 16 (23.53%) Terraform
15 15 (22.06%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (22.06%) Unix
16 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
16 13 (19.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
17 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (17.65%) Apache Solr
17 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
17 12 (17.65%) Finance
18 11 (16.18%) Cloud Native
18 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
18 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation

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 12 (17.65%) Apache Solr
2 9 (13.24%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 67 (98.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (14.71%) SaaS
5 6 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (5.88%) Serverless
8 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (2.94%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (2.94%) Route 53
10 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.47%) IaaS
10 1 (1.47%) Office 365
10 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) DNS
2 8 (11.76%) Internet
2 8 (11.76%) SSL
3 3 (4.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (4.41%) Redis
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) Maven
2 5 (7.35%) Travis CI
3 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (5.88%) gulp
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) JMeter
5 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.94%) Redmine
5 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.94%) WATIR
6 1 (1.47%) Gradle
6 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) Web Services
2 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.35%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.35%) Middleware
3 5 (7.35%) Node.js
4 4 (5.88%) JAX-RS
4 4 (5.88%) Sensu
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (4.41%) JSON
5 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.41%) RESTful
5 3 (4.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.94%) Sass
6 2 (2.94%) XML
7 1 (1.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) J2EE
7 1 (1.47%) Kafka
7 1 (1.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Cloud Native
2 7 (10.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) CentOS
3 3 (4.41%) Debian
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) DC/OS
4 1 (1.47%) Fedora
4 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.47%) openSUSE
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (85.29%) DevOps
2 21 (30.88%) Deployment Automation
3 20 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.47%) Open Source
6 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (22.06%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.76%) Benchmarking
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.76%) Load Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Scrum
11 5 (7.35%) High Availability
11 5 (7.35%) Microservices
11 5 (7.35%) OO
11 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) Python
2 25 (36.76%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 23 (33.82%) Ruby
5 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.24%) Java 8
6 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.82%) SQL
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.41%) Scala
9 2 (2.94%) C++
9 2 (2.94%) Go
10 1 (1.47%) Clojure
10 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.47%) Perl
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Docker
2 8 (11.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
3 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (41.18%) Puppet
2 23 (33.82%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (23.53%) Terraform
4 10 (14.71%) Ansible
4 10 (14.71%) Kubernetes
5 9 (13.24%) Cobbler
6 6 (8.82%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.88%) Graphite
7 4 (5.88%) Packer
8 2 (2.94%) Consul
9 1 (1.47%) Mesos
9 1 (1.47%) Nagios
9 1 (1.47%) Nessus
9 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco
3 1 (1.47%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Polycom
3 1 (1.47%) Qualys
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat