Period
to 14 November 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 518 609 853
Rank change year-on-year +91 +244 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 678 630 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 608 562 344
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 131,050 156,855 173,523
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 104,852 126,371 139,173
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

AWS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Developer.

Salary trend for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Developer over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +111 665 £75,000 +15.38% 114
London +125 503 £82,500 +17.86% 73
UK excluding London +30 172 £55,000 +10.00% 47
North of England +41 68 £50,000 +13.64% 15
North West +62 43 £56,250 +2.27% 9
Midlands +86 38 £55,000 +33.33% 3
South East +3 34 £65,000 +30.00% 17
East Midlands +41 30 £57,500 - 3
Yorkshire -26 25 £48,750 +10.80% 5
South West +14 13 £47,500 -13.64% 2
East of England +23 11 £51,500 -10.43% 4
West Midlands +40 8 £55,000 +33.33%
Scotland +22 7 £37,500 -45.45% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £53,750 - 2
Wales +13 1 £34,000 -35.24% 2

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 510 (75.22%) AWS
2 404 (59.59%) Java
3 359 (52.95%) Agile Software Development
4 319 (47.05%) Microservices
5 263 (38.79%) Finance
6 242 (35.69%) Web Services
7 227 (33.48%) Docker
8 220 (32.45%) Software Engineering
9 219 (32.30%) Python
10 201 (29.65%) SQL
11 176 (25.96%) Asset Management
12 173 (25.52%) JavaScript
13 157 (23.16%) Serverless
14 136 (20.06%) C#
15 135 (19.91%) AWS Lambda
16 133 (19.62%) J2EE
17 132 (19.47%) TDD
17 132 (19.47%) Amazon S3
18 131 (19.32%) Kubernetes
19 126 (18.58%) Front Office
20 120 (17.70%) Greenfield Project
21 119 (17.55%) .NET
22 118 (17.40%) R
23 116 (17.11%) Amazon SQS
23 116 (17.11%) Fixed Income
24 115 (16.96%) DevOps
25 101 (14.90%) AngularJS
25 101 (14.90%) Amazon EC2
25 101 (14.90%) J2SE
26 96 (14.16%) Spring

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 38 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.88%) Ethereum
4 5 (0.74%) CMS
5 4 (0.59%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) Confluence
6 2 (0.29%) CoreMedia CMS
6 2 (0.29%) Drupal
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Magento
2 8 (1.18%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.15%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 510 (75.22%) AWS
2 157 (23.16%) Serverless
3 135 (19.91%) AWS Lambda
4 132 (19.47%) Amazon S3
5 116 (17.11%) Amazon SQS
6 101 (14.90%) Amazon EC2
7 93 (13.72%) Azure
8 82 (12.09%) Amazon ECS
9 59 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 57 (8.41%) OpenShift
11 44 (6.49%) GCP
12 38 (5.60%) GitHub
13 31 (4.57%) SaaS
14 30 (4.42%) AWS Fargate
15 15 (2.21%) PaaS
16 11 (1.62%) AWS Step Functions
17 10 (1.47%) Amazon Cognito
17 10 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (1.33%) Power Platform
19 7 (1.03%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) HTTP
2 4 (0.59%) FTP
2 4 (0.59%) Internet
2 4 (0.59%) MQTT
2 4 (0.59%) SMTP
2 4 (0.59%) SSH
3 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.01%) Amazon RDS
1 95 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 86 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
3 81 (11.95%) Amazon Aurora
4 79 (11.65%) MySQL
5 73 (10.77%) Relational Database
6 70 (10.32%) Big Data
7 65 (9.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 60 (8.85%) RDBMS
9 56 (8.26%) NoSQL
10 50 (7.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 30 (4.42%) MongoDB
12 21 (3.10%) Blockchain
13 16 (2.36%) Amazon Athena
14 11 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.33%) Power BI
16 7 (1.03%) BigQuery
16 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (10.18%) Jenkins
2 59 (8.70%) Artifactory
3 53 (7.82%) Git (software)
4 35 (5.16%) GitLab
5 30 (4.42%) JIRA
6 24 (3.54%) RStudio
7 16 (2.36%) Bitbucket
7 16 (2.36%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.21%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.33%) Maven
9 9 (1.33%) Selenium
9 9 (1.33%) webpack
10 7 (1.03%) Travis CI
11 5 (0.74%) JUnit
11 5 (0.74%) Protractor
12 4 (0.59%) Gradle
13 3 (0.44%) Appium
13 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.44%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 263 (38.79%) Finance
2 126 (18.58%) Front Office
3 64 (9.44%) Banking
4 25 (3.69%) Retail
5 14 (2.06%) Public Sector
6 11 (1.62%) Marketing
7 10 (1.47%) Law
8 7 (1.03%) Advertising
8 7 (1.03%) Games
9 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.44%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (35.69%) Web Services
2 133 (19.62%) J2EE
3 119 (17.55%) .NET
4 101 (14.90%) AngularJS
4 101 (14.90%) J2SE
5 96 (14.16%) Spring
6 95 (14.01%) Node.js
6 95 (14.01%) React
7 60 (8.85%) RESTful
8 58 (8.55%) Dropwizard
8 58 (8.55%) gRPC
8 58 (8.55%) HTML
9 56 (8.26%) REST
10 54 (7.96%) CSS
11 52 (7.67%) .NET Core
12 45 (6.64%) Spring Boot
13 35 (5.16%) Vue.js
14 28 (4.13%) ASP.NET
15 27 (3.98%) Lambda Expressions
16 24 (3.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (17.70%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (17.11%) Fixed Income
3 55 (8.11%) Pricing Data
4 42 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (5.90%) Equities
6 33 (4.87%) Derivative
7 32 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (4.13%) Reference Data
8 28 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (3.83%) Data Structures
10 24 (3.54%) Public Cloud
11 23 (3.39%) Algorithms
11 23 (3.39%) Mobile App
11 23 (3.39%) Virtual Team
12 19 (2.80%) User Experience
13 15 (2.21%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.62%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.62%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
16 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.96%) Linux
2 26 (3.83%) Windows
3 11 (1.62%) Android
3 11 (1.62%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
4 5 (0.74%) Unix
4 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (52.95%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (47.05%) Microservices
3 220 (32.45%) Software Engineering
4 176 (25.96%) Asset Management
5 132 (19.47%) TDD
6 115 (16.96%) DevOps
7 77 (11.36%) Analytics
8 63 (9.29%) Decision-Making
9 62 (9.14%) Data Management
9 62 (9.14%) Scrum
10 59 (8.70%) Front End Development
11 55 (8.11%) Enterprise Data Management
12 52 (7.67%) MVC
13 45 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (6.64%) ETL
14 42 (6.19%) Fintech
15 40 (5.90%) Pair Programming
16 37 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 35 (5.16%) Computer Science
17 35 (5.16%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 404 (59.59%) Java
2 219 (32.30%) Python
3 201 (29.65%) SQL
4 173 (25.52%) JavaScript
5 136 (20.06%) C#
6 118 (17.40%) R
7 91 (13.42%) Java 8
8 64 (9.44%) Scala
9 31 (4.57%) C++
10 25 (3.69%) Go
10 25 (3.69%) PHP
11 21 (3.10%) ES6
12 17 (2.51%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.62%) C
14 8 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.03%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.03%) Clojure
15 7 (1.03%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.88%) Groovy
16 6 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (6.64%) Degree
2 21 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 14 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.62%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 227 (33.48%) Docker
2 11 (1.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 131 (19.32%) Kubernetes
2 73 (10.77%) Terraform
3 16 (2.36%) Ansible
4 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 70 (10.32%) Oracle
2 53 (7.82%) Sybase
3 42 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.90%) Google
5 11 (1.62%) ForgeRock
6 10 (1.47%) Zend
7 9 (1.33%) Tableau
8 7 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.88%) Facebook
10 4 (0.59%) Informatica
11 3 (0.44%) Logi
11 3 (0.44%) Logi Analytics
11 3 (0.44%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.29%) Birst
12 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.29%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.29%) Databricks
12 2 (0.29%) Elastic Path
12 2 (0.29%) hybris
12 2 (0.29%) Thales