Period
to 18 September 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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

Amazon Web Services Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 358 572 602
Rank change year-on-year +214 +30 +292
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 408 622 707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 405 593 653
Median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.41% +12.50%
10th Percentile £45,500 £42,000 £39,375
90th Percentile £133,750 £115,000 £96,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 47,898 135,627 161,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.78% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39,052 107,966 129,893
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Developer over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
England +199 397 £80,000 +10.34% 57
London +152 307 £85,000 +6.25% 37
UK excluding London +229 93 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South East +224 42 £62,500 -3.85% 10
Work from Home +40 37 £58,750 -18.97% 17
North of England +158 31 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North West +120 16 £60,000 +4.35% 3
Yorkshire +122 14 £47,500 +7.95%
South West +122 8 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East of England +124 4 £80,000 +79.78% 3
Midlands +97 3 £66,250 +20.45% 1
Wales - 3 £47,500 - 2
Scotland +102 2 £52,500 +40.00% 1
East Midlands +61 2 £72,500 +31.82% 1
West Midlands +102 1 £60,000 +9.09%
North East - 1 £45,000 -

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, AWS Developer 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 featuring AWS Developer in the job title.

1 337 (82.60%) AWS
2 229 (56.13%) Java
3 223 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (53.92%) JavaScript
5 208 (50.98%) Python
6 189 (46.32%) Software Engineering
7 187 (45.83%) Finance
7 187 (45.83%) React
8 168 (41.18%) AngularJS
9 166 (40.69%) Web Services
10 146 (35.78%) Asset Management
11 138 (33.82%) Front Office
11 138 (33.82%) Hedge funds
12 132 (32.35%) Fixed Income
13 131 (32.11%) Derivative
14 128 (31.37%) Vue.js
15 123 (30.15%) Fintech
16 122 (29.90%) Investment Management
17 116 (28.43%) DevOps
18 103 (25.25%) Banking
19 87 (21.32%) Microservices
20 85 (20.83%) Azure
21 81 (19.85%) Node.js
22 80 (19.61%) Investment Banking
23 65 (15.93%) Serverless
24 62 (15.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 61 (14.95%) Equities
26 58 (14.22%) GCP
27 56 (13.73%) Google
28 55 (13.48%) TDD

AWS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.45%) Apache
3 8 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.49%) Confluence
5 2 (0.49%) Drupal
5 2 (0.49%) WordPress
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 337 (82.60%) AWS
2 85 (20.83%) Azure
3 65 (15.93%) Serverless
4 58 (14.22%) GCP
5 35 (8.58%) AWS Lambda
6 31 (7.60%) SaaS
7 21 (5.15%) GitHub
8 18 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.72%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.47%) NuGet
13 4 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.98%) AWS Step Functions
13 4 (0.98%) Slack
14 3 (0.74%) Amazon Cognito
15 1 (0.25%) AWS CodeCommit
15 1 (0.25%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.21%) HTTP
2 6 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.98%) Firewall
3 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.25%) AMQP
5 1 (0.25%) MQTT
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 29 (7.11%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.68%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.68%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.19%) MySQL
6 13 (3.19%) Redis
7 11 (2.70%) Big Data
8 6 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.98%) HBase
10 4 (0.98%) Impala
10 4 (0.98%) KDB
11 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 40 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 28 (6.86%) RStudio
4 12 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 9 (2.21%) Bitbucket
5 9 (2.21%) JIRA
5 9 (2.21%) JUnit
6 8 (1.96%) Selenium
7 6 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.47%) Maven
7 6 (1.47%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.74%) Mocha
8 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.49%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.49%) GitLab
9 2 (0.49%) webpack
10 1 (0.25%) Gradle
10 1 (0.25%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.25%) PostCSS
General
1 187 (45.83%) Finance
2 138 (33.82%) Front Office
3 103 (25.25%) Banking
4 80 (19.61%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.94%) Law
6 6 (1.47%) Automotive
6 6 (1.47%) Legal
6 6 (1.47%) Retail
7 5 (1.23%) Back Office
7 5 (1.23%) Games
8 4 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.74%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (45.83%) React
2 168 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 166 (40.69%) Web Services
4 128 (31.37%) Vue.js
5 81 (19.85%) Node.js
6 46 (11.27%) .NET
7 40 (9.80%) .NET Core
8 36 (8.82%) REST
9 27 (6.62%) Spring Boot
10 25 (6.13%) ASP.NET
10 25 (6.13%) HTML
10 25 (6.13%) Kafka
10 25 (6.13%) RESTful
10 25 (6.13%) Spring
11 21 (5.15%) Lambda Expressions
12 18 (4.41%) HTML5
13 17 (4.17%) Django
14 16 (3.92%) CSS
14 16 (3.92%) J2EE
15 13 (3.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 138 (33.82%) Hedge funds
2 132 (32.35%) Fixed Income
3 131 (32.11%) Derivative
4 62 (15.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 61 (14.95%) Equities
6 31 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (5.64%) User Experience
8 15 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.94%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.72%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.49%) Social Media
14 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.25%) Life Science
15 1 (0.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.17%) Linux
2 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.23%) Unix
4 4 (0.98%) Android
5 3 (0.74%) CentOS
5 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Debian
6 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (46.32%) Software Engineering
3 146 (35.78%) Asset Management
4 123 (30.15%) Fintech
5 122 (29.90%) Investment Management
6 116 (28.43%) DevOps
7 87 (21.32%) Microservices
8 55 (13.48%) TDD
9 51 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 48 (11.76%) Decision-Making
11 47 (11.52%) Artificial Intelligence
11 47 (11.52%) Portfolio Management
12 46 (11.27%) Front End Development
13 40 (9.80%) Test Automation
14 35 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (8.09%) Machine Learning
15 33 (8.09%) Scrum
16 31 (7.60%) OO
17 28 (6.86%) BDD
18 19 (4.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 229 (56.13%) Java
2 220 (53.92%) JavaScript
3 208 (50.98%) Python
4 54 (13.24%) SQL
5 50 (12.25%) C#
6 28 (6.86%) Java 8
6 28 (6.86%) Scala
7 27 (6.62%) Kotlin
8 20 (4.90%) Ruby
9 15 (3.68%) PHP
10 14 (3.43%) Go
11 11 (2.70%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.72%) Clojure
12 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.47%) F#
14 4 (0.98%) C++
15 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.74%) C
15 3 (0.74%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (4.17%) Degree
2 7 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.74%) PhD
3 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (13.24%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (13.48%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.37%) Terraform
3 17 (4.17%) Ansible
4 7 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.72%) Puppet
5 2 (0.49%) Packer
5 2 (0.49%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (13.73%) Google
2 13 (3.19%) Oracle
3 12 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.23%) Apple
5 5 (1.23%) BT
6 4 (0.98%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.98%) Cloudera
6 4 (0.98%) Hortonworks
6 4 (0.98%) MapR
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.25%) Talend
8 1 (0.25%) TIBCO