Amazon Web Services Architect
UK

The median Amazon Web Services Architect salary in the UK is £80,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 757 735 736
Rank change year-on-year -22 +1 -168
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Architect 88 299 448
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 255 305
10th Percentile £62,500 £68,890 £72,500
25th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £80,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £90,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £91,250 £110,000 £117,500
90th Percentile £114,000 £118,750 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,164 104,802 135,666
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,734 65,779 84,694
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +5.26%

AWS Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Architect in the UK

AWS Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS Architect in the UK

AWS Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Architect over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for AWS Architect in the UK

AWS Architect
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England -12 72 £80,000 -11.11% 30
UK excluding London +45 56 £80,000 -3.03% 15
Work from Home +33 28 £67,500 -23.30% 17
London +74 27 £75,000 -23.08% 16
South East +56 20 £67,500 -20.59% 5
South West +26 12 £80,000 +6.67% 2
Scotland -19 9 £83,750 +2.13% 1
North of England +86 6 £80,000 -0.62% 4
Northern Ireland +30 4 £90,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire +98 3 £80,000 -11.11% 3
North West +52 3 £80,000 +14.29% 1
Midlands +39 3 £82,500 +4.76% 2
East Midlands +11 2 £65,000 -14.75% 2
West Midlands +51 1 £100,000 +25.00%
East of England +33 1 £115,000 +31.43% 1
Wales +4 1 - -

AWS Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, AWS Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring AWS Architect in the job title.

1 88 (100.00%) AWS
2 33 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 32 (36.36%) DevOps
4 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure as Code
4 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
5 27 (30.68%) AWS Certification
5 27 (30.68%) Terraform
6 25 (28.41%) Linux
7 24 (27.27%) Agile
7 24 (27.27%) Containerisation
7 24 (27.27%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 23 (26.14%) Social Skills
9 22 (25.00%) Docker
10 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (21.59%) Python
10 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared
11 18 (20.45%) Azure
12 17 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (19.32%) GCP
12 17 (19.32%) Microservices
12 17 (19.32%) Public Cloud
13 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 16 (18.18%) Cloud Native
13 16 (18.18%) Ansible
13 16 (18.18%) Serverless
13 16 (18.18%) Finance
14 15 (17.05%) Puppet
14 15 (17.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (15.91%) Security Architecture
15 14 (15.91%) PaaS

AWS Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.27%) Confluence
2 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 88 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (20.45%) Azure
3 17 (19.32%) GCP
4 16 (18.18%) Serverless
5 15 (17.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (15.91%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (15.91%) IaaS
6 14 (15.91%) PaaS
7 13 (14.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (13.64%) Amazon S3
8 12 (13.64%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (13.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (10.23%) SaaS
10 8 (9.09%) CloudFront
10 8 (9.09%) Route 53
11 5 (5.68%) Azure DevOps
12 4 (4.55%) AWS CodeBuild
12 4 (4.55%) GitHub
12 4 (4.55%) GitHub Actions
13 2 (2.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Network Security
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (7.95%) Big Data
3 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.27%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.27%) DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) Impala
6 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) NewSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Terragrunt
2 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) GitLab
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (26.14%) Social Skills
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 13 (14.77%) Presentation Skills
4 7 (7.95%) Public Sector
5 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Banking
6 5 (5.68%) Retail
7 4 (4.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) AWS CDK
2 2 (2.27%) REST
2 2 (2.27%) SOAP
2 2 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.14%) Kafka
3 1 (1.14%) MACH
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Public Cloud
2 16 (18.18%) Cloud Native
2 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 13 (14.77%) Product Ownership
4 6 (6.82%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (5.68%) Clustering
5 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Blog
7 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.14%) Data Fabric
8 1 (1.14%) Distributed Systems
8 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.14%) Legacy Applications
8 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) Mesosphere
4 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) DevOps
2 29 (32.95%) Infrastructure as Code
3 24 (27.27%) Agile
3 24 (27.27%) Containerisation
4 19 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (19.32%) Microservices
5 17 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (15.91%) CI/CD
6 14 (15.91%) Roadmaps
6 14 (15.91%) Security Architecture
7 13 (14.77%) Actionable Insight
7 13 (14.77%) Project Management
7 13 (14.77%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (14.77%) Technology Transformation
7 13 (14.77%) TOGAF
8 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
9 9 (10.23%) Presales
10 8 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.09%) Project Delivery
10 8 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) Python
2 4 (4.55%) Bash
2 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.41%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Go
4 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.68%) AWS Certification
3 24 (27.27%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 19 (21.59%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 9 (10.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (10.23%) Degree
7 8 (9.09%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) AWS Certified Developer
8 3 (3.41%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
9 2 (2.27%) Azure Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) NCSC
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) NIST
System Software
1 22 (25.00%) Docker
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 27 (30.68%) Terraform
3 16 (18.18%) Ansible
4 15 (17.05%) Puppet
5 6 (6.82%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (6.82%) Progress Chef
6 5 (5.68%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (4.55%) Grafana
7 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) VMware
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco
4 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.14%) Databricks
4 1 (1.14%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica
4 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.14%) New Relic
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce