Period
to 17 May 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 457 670
Rank change year-on-year +6 +213 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 540 568 470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 494 529 419
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £37,000
25th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £46,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -11.11%
75th Percentile £115,000 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £127,500 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -14.29%

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 83,668 91,748 139,751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.76% 95.32% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,821 74,597 112,237
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Top 15 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 17 May 2021. 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 +19 519 £86,250 +15.00% 70
London +55 405 £90,000 +12.50% 38
UK excluding London -28 114 £50,000 -4.76% 34
Work from Home -148 107 £65,000 +18.18% 28
North of England -33 47 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Midlands +10 27 £46,250 -11.90% 6
North West +7 23 £48,750 +35.42% 3
East Midlands +18 22 £47,500 -28.30% 3
Yorkshire -36 22 £53,750 +13.16% 3
South East +14 17 £60,000 - 9
South West -33 9 £47,500 -9.52% 9
East of England +7 7 £75,000 +66.67% 2
Scotland -17 7 £43,750 -30.00% 1
West Midlands -2 5 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North East - 2 £50,000 -

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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.

1 439 (81.30%) AWS
2 351 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (51.85%) Finance
4 276 (51.11%) Software Engineering
5 257 (47.59%) Web Services
6 248 (45.93%) Microservices
7 235 (43.52%) JavaScript
8 227 (42.04%) Asset Management
8 227 (42.04%) Investment Management
9 206 (38.15%) React
10 191 (35.37%) Java
11 185 (34.26%) Python
12 172 (31.85%) Hedge funds
13 170 (31.48%) Serverless
14 167 (30.93%) SQL
15 164 (30.37%) Docker
16 162 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
17 145 (26.85%) AngularJS
18 138 (25.56%) Front Office
18 138 (25.56%) Greenfield Project
19 133 (24.63%) PostgreSQL
20 130 (24.07%) Kubernetes
21 121 (22.41%) Banking
22 113 (20.93%) .NET
23 110 (20.37%) C#
24 108 (20.00%) Fintech
25 107 (19.81%) Node.js
26 105 (19.44%) .NET Core
27 104 (19.26%) TypeScript
28 103 (19.07%) MySQL

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 32 (5.93%) Apache
2 14 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.74%) Confluence
4 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
5 3 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 439 (81.30%) AWS
2 170 (31.48%) Serverless
3 162 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
4 99 (18.33%) Amazon ECS
5 75 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
6 72 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
7 70 (12.96%) Amazon S3
8 59 (10.93%) AWS Step Functions
9 45 (8.33%) Azure
10 26 (4.81%) SaaS
11 24 (4.44%) GCP
12 21 (3.89%) AWS IoT
13 20 (3.70%) Apigee
14 19 (3.52%) Amazon Kinesis
15 14 (2.59%) GitHub
16 13 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (2.04%) PaaS
18 9 (1.67%) npm
19 8 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
19 8 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.52%) Wireless
2 5 (0.93%) AMQP
3 4 (0.74%) HTTP
4 3 (0.56%) Broadband
5 1 (0.19%) 5G
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (24.63%) PostgreSQL
2 103 (19.07%) MySQL
3 102 (18.89%) SQL Server
4 96 (17.78%) Relational Database
5 81 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 77 (14.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 70 (12.96%) Amazon Aurora
8 63 (11.67%) Amazon RDS
9 26 (4.81%) NoSQL
10 22 (4.07%) MongoDB
11 18 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (1.67%) Big Data
13 8 (1.48%) Redis
14 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.93%) Power BI
16 4 (0.74%) Tableau
17 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.56%) Hazelcast
17 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (9.44%) Jenkins
2 35 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.89%) GitLab
4 18 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 15 (2.78%) JIRA
6 12 (2.22%) webpack
7 8 (1.48%) Selenium
7 8 (1.48%) Subversion
8 7 (1.30%) Gradle
9 6 (1.11%) Maven
10 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.74%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.37%) git-flow
11 2 (0.37%) JUnit
12 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.19%) Cypress.io
12 1 (0.19%) Grunt
12 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.19%) Mockito
General
1 280 (51.85%) Finance
2 138 (25.56%) Front Office
3 121 (22.41%) Banking
4 15 (2.78%) Social Skills
5 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.74%) Marketing
6 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.56%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.37%) Advertising
8 2 (0.37%) Electronics
8 2 (0.37%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (47.59%) Web Services
2 206 (38.15%) React
3 145 (26.85%) AngularJS
4 113 (20.93%) .NET
5 107 (19.81%) Node.js
6 105 (19.44%) .NET Core
7 93 (17.22%) HTML
8 91 (16.85%) Vue.js
9 89 (16.48%) gRPC
10 87 (16.11%) ASP.NET
11 85 (15.74%) ASP.NET Core
12 80 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 77 (14.26%) CSS
14 57 (10.56%) REST
15 46 (8.52%) RESTful
15 46 (8.52%) Spring
16 42 (7.78%) HTML5
17 40 (7.41%) Django
18 37 (6.85%) J2EE
19 33 (6.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 172 (31.85%) Hedge funds
2 138 (25.56%) Greenfield Project
3 88 (16.30%) Fixed Income
4 84 (15.56%) Equities
5 83 (15.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 82 (15.19%) Derivative
7 68 (12.59%) Pricing Data
8 19 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (3.33%) User Experience
10 17 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.41%) Clustering
11 13 (2.41%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.85%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.67%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.30%) Blog
15 6 (1.11%) NHS
15 6 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
16 5 (0.93%) Cloud Native
17 4 (0.74%) Social Media
18 3 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.30%) Linux
2 3 (0.56%) Android
2 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (51.11%) Software Engineering
3 248 (45.93%) Microservices
4 227 (42.04%) Asset Management
4 227 (42.04%) Investment Management
5 108 (20.00%) Fintech
6 92 (17.04%) Migration
7 76 (14.07%) DevOps
7 76 (14.07%) Project Delivery
8 73 (13.52%) Data Management
9 68 (12.59%) Enterprise Data Management
10 67 (12.41%) TDD
11 43 (7.96%) OO
12 33 (6.11%) Front End Development
13 32 (5.93%) Computer Science
14 27 (5.00%) BDD
15 26 (4.81%) Scrum
16 23 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (3.89%) Test Automation
18 19 (3.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 235 (43.52%) JavaScript
2 191 (35.37%) Java
3 185 (34.26%) Python
4 167 (30.93%) SQL
5 110 (20.37%) C#
6 104 (19.26%) TypeScript
7 28 (5.19%) PHP
8 24 (4.44%) Java 8
9 21 (3.89%) Go
10 19 (3.52%) Scala
11 9 (1.67%) Kotlin
11 9 (1.67%) Ruby
12 8 (1.48%) Groovy
12 8 (1.48%) R
13 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.37%) ES6
14 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.19%) C
15 1 (0.19%) C++
15 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (2.22%) Degree
2 9 (1.67%) AWS Certification
3 4 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.67%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 164 (30.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 130 (24.07%) Kubernetes
2 74 (13.70%) Terraform
3 6 (1.11%) Ansible
4 3 (0.56%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (16.67%) Oracle
2 68 (12.59%) Sybase
3 20 (3.70%) Google
4 7 (1.30%) Ariba
5 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 5 (0.93%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.37%) Cognos
6 2 (0.37%) SAP
6 2 (0.37%) Zend
7 1 (0.19%) Solace
7 1 (0.19%) TIBCO