Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 317 354
Rank change year-on-year +34 +37 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 78 56 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.44% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 13
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £44,900 £36,775 £37,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,750 £66,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 11,364 12,811 11,920
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.62% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,234 10,268 10,036
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +37 64 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Cheshire +25 8 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Merseyside - 3 £77,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £60,000 - 3
AWS Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 77 (98.72%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (87.18%) DevOps
3 46 (58.97%) Linux
4 35 (44.87%) Puppet
5 31 (39.74%) Python
5 31 (39.74%) Java
6 30 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
8 27 (34.62%) Docker
9 26 (33.33%) Ruby
10 25 (32.05%) Configuration Management
11 22 (28.21%) Web Services
12 21 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
13 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
13 20 (25.64%) AWS Certification
13 20 (25.64%) Kubernetes
14 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (23.08%) Cloud Native
15 18 (23.08%) AngularJS
16 17 (21.79%) Terraform
16 17 (21.79%) Unix
17 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (20.51%) Java 8
18 15 (19.23%) Open Source
18 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
19 14 (17.95%) Ansible
19 14 (17.95%) Apache Cassandra
19 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
19 14 (17.95%) Finance

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 13 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.85%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 77 (98.72%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.38%) SaaS
4 8 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (7.69%) Serverless
7 5 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (5.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (2.56%) IaaS
9 2 (2.56%) PaaS
10 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.28%) Office 365
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) DNS
2 9 (11.54%) Internet
2 9 (11.54%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (14.10%) MongoDB
2 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (5.13%) GIS
4 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) Maven
3 4 (5.13%) gulp
3 4 (5.13%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.56%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.56%) Codeship
5 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Gradle
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA
5 2 (2.56%) JMeter
5 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.56%) Redmine
5 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.56%) WATIR
6 1 (1.28%) Gatling
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) Web Services
2 18 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.41%) Node.js
4 4 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.13%) JAX-RS
4 4 (5.13%) Spring
5 3 (3.85%) .NET
5 3 (3.85%) JSON
5 3 (3.85%) Middleware
5 3 (3.85%) RESTful
5 3 (3.85%) Sensu
6 2 (2.56%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.56%) HTML
6 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.56%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.56%) Sass
6 2 (2.56%) XML
7 1 (1.28%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Cloud Native
2 7 (8.97%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Linux
2 17 (21.79%) Unix
3 4 (5.13%) CentOS
4 3 (3.85%) Debian
5 2 (2.56%) Windows
6 1 (1.28%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.28%) Fedora
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.28%) openSUSE
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (87.18%) DevOps
2 25 (32.05%) Configuration Management
3 21 (26.92%) Deployment Automation
4 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
5 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.23%) Open Source
8 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.54%) Benchmarking
9 9 (11.54%) Load Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Scrum
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.41%) Microservices
12 5 (6.41%) OO
13 4 (5.13%) MVC
13 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) Java
1 31 (39.74%) Python
2 28 (35.90%) Bash Shell
3 26 (33.33%) Ruby
4 16 (20.51%) Java 8
5 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.10%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.97%) SQL
8 6 (7.69%) Go
9 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 3 (3.85%) Scala
10 2 (2.56%) C++
10 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) C#
11 1 (1.28%) Clojure
11 1 (1.28%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Docker
2 8 (10.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.85%) vSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Xen
3 3 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (44.87%) Puppet
2 30 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (25.64%) Kubernetes
4 17 (21.79%) Terraform
5 14 (17.95%) Ansible
6 11 (14.10%) Cobbler
7 8 (10.26%) Prometheus
8 7 (8.97%) Packer
9 4 (5.13%) Grafana
10 3 (3.85%) Graphite
10 3 (3.85%) Tivoli
11 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
11 2 (2.56%) Consul
12 1 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (1.28%) Mesos
12 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Google
2 3 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.28%) Polycom
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore