Period
to 2 April 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 486 693 744
Rank change year-on-year +207 +51 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 629 445 499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 644 452 481
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -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 111,745 142,075 170,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.97% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89,584 113,392 140,055
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +218 614 £72,500 +11.54% 81
London +188 435 £80,000 +14.29% 44
UK excluding London +132 187 £50,000 - 40
Work from Home +64 94 £57,500 -32.35% 4
North of England +91 79 £47,500 +5.56% 15
South East +81 51 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Yorkshire +48 42 £47,500 +5.56% 8
North West +57 37 £37,500 -31.82% 5
East of England +58 26 £45,000 -14.29% 4
South West +45 12 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Midlands +59 11 £52,500 +23.53% 7
West Midlands +46 7 £52,500 +23.53% 4
Scotland +46 6 £62,500 - 2
East Midlands +34 4 £66,250 +55.88% 3
Wales -7 2 £42,000 +47.37% 1

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 465 (73.93%) AWS
2 421 (66.93%) Java
3 409 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
4 263 (41.81%) JavaScript
5 252 (40.06%) Microservices
6 243 (38.63%) Software Engineering
7 228 (36.25%) Finance
8 222 (35.29%) Web Services
9 198 (31.48%) TDD
9 198 (31.48%) React
10 179 (28.46%) Python
11 169 (26.87%) Asset Management
12 162 (25.76%) Docker
12 162 (25.76%) DevOps
13 154 (24.48%) AngularJS
14 132 (20.99%) Node.js
14 132 (20.99%) Spring
15 117 (18.60%) Banking
16 116 (18.44%) Azure
17 112 (17.81%) J2EE
18 110 (17.49%) Front Office
19 107 (17.01%) Fixed Income
20 102 (16.22%) SQL
21 101 (16.06%) C#
21 101 (16.06%) Java 8
22 99 (15.74%) Kubernetes
23 97 (15.42%) Serverless
24 92 (14.63%) .NET
25 85 (13.51%) Vue.js
25 85 (13.51%) Hedge funds

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 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.23%) CMS
3 8 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (1.27%) Apache
4 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.64%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.48%) Confluence
7 3 (0.48%) Headless CMS
7 3 (0.48%) IIS
7 3 (0.48%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (0.16%) PolarLake
1 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 465 (73.93%) AWS
2 116 (18.44%) Azure
3 97 (15.42%) Serverless
4 83 (13.20%) GCP
5 82 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
6 73 (11.61%) Amazon SQS
7 52 (8.27%) Amazon S3
8 47 (7.47%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (7.31%) Amazon ECS
10 35 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (4.77%) OpenShift
12 25 (3.97%) Amazon Cognito
13 22 (3.50%) SaaS
14 15 (2.38%) GitHub
15 10 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (1.27%) AWS Fargate
17 6 (0.95%) Amazon SageMaker
18 4 (0.64%) CloudFront
18 4 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
19 3 (0.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.59%) HTTP
2 5 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.74%) MySQL
3 49 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (7.47%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.20%) Amazon Aurora
5 39 (6.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 38 (6.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 38 (6.04%) RDBMS
7 37 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (3.50%) Big Data
9 20 (3.18%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.02%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.75%) Blockchain
12 9 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
13 8 (1.27%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.11%) Redis
15 6 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.64%) Data Lake
16 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 68 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 43 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 33 (5.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (4.45%) RStudio
5 21 (3.34%) Artifactory
5 21 (3.34%) Bitbucket
6 19 (3.02%) Travis CI
7 18 (2.86%) JUnit
8 17 (2.70%) Maven
9 13 (2.07%) JIRA
10 11 (1.75%) Cypress.io
10 11 (1.75%) PHPUnit
11 10 (1.59%) GitLab
12 8 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.27%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.11%) Selenium
14 5 (0.79%) JMeter
14 5 (0.79%) Mockito
14 5 (0.79%) Subversion
14 5 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 228 (36.25%) Finance
2 117 (18.60%) Banking
3 110 (17.49%) Front Office
4 67 (10.65%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.23%) Marketing
6 12 (1.91%) Games
7 8 (1.27%) Retail
8 6 (0.95%) Law
9 4 (0.64%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (35.29%) Web Services
2 198 (31.48%) React
3 154 (24.48%) AngularJS
4 132 (20.99%) Node.js
4 132 (20.99%) Spring
5 112 (17.81%) J2EE
6 92 (14.63%) .NET
7 85 (13.51%) Vue.js
8 78 (12.40%) Spring Boot
9 65 (10.33%) REST
10 56 (8.90%) HTML
11 51 (8.11%) .NET Core
12 44 (7.00%) CSS
13 42 (6.68%) RESTful
14 37 (5.88%) Dropwizard
14 37 (5.88%) J2SE
15 34 (5.41%) ASP.NET
16 31 (4.93%) gRPC
17 29 (4.61%) Kafka
18 28 (4.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.01%) Fixed Income
2 85 (13.51%) Hedge funds
3 83 (13.20%) Derivative
4 82 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
5 80 (12.72%) Equities
6 79 (12.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (4.93%) Pricing Data
8 23 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (3.66%) Mobile App
9 18 (2.86%) Algorithms
9 18 (2.86%) Blog
10 17 (2.70%) User Experience
11 15 (2.38%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (1.11%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.11%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.45%) Linux
2 14 (2.23%) Unix
3 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.48%) Android
4 3 (0.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (65.02%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (40.06%) Microservices
3 243 (38.63%) Software Engineering
4 198 (31.48%) TDD
5 169 (26.87%) Asset Management
6 162 (25.76%) DevOps
7 85 (13.51%) Decision-Making
8 84 (13.35%) Scrum
9 81 (12.88%) Investment Management
10 75 (11.92%) Front End Development
11 67 (10.65%) BDD
11 67 (10.65%) Portfolio Management
12 60 (9.54%) Fintech
13 59 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (8.90%) MVC
15 54 (8.59%) Artificial Intelligence
16 53 (8.43%) Business Analysis
16 53 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
17 51 (8.11%) Kanban
18 44 (7.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 421 (66.93%) Java
2 263 (41.81%) JavaScript
3 179 (28.46%) Python
4 102 (16.22%) SQL
5 101 (16.06%) C#
5 101 (16.06%) Java 8
6 67 (10.65%) Scala
7 36 (5.72%) Kotlin
8 28 (4.45%) R
9 25 (3.97%) PHP
10 21 (3.34%) Go
11 15 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.91%) ES6
13 11 (1.75%) PHP 7
14 8 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.27%) Ruby
15 6 (0.95%) Clojure
16 5 (0.79%) C++
17 4 (0.64%) C
17 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (3.02%) Degree
2 10 (1.59%) AWS Certification
3 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.07%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 162 (25.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 99 (15.74%) Kubernetes
2 63 (10.02%) Terraform
3 28 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.54%) Ansible
5 8 (1.27%) Puppet
6 7 (1.11%) Kibana
7 5 (0.79%) logstash
8 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.32%) Grafana
9 2 (0.32%) Packer
10 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 62 (9.86%) Google
2 40 (6.36%) Oracle
3 31 (4.93%) Sybase
4 21 (3.34%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.43%) Adobe
6 7 (1.11%) Zend
7 5 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.79%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.48%) BT
8 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.32%) Facebook
9 2 (0.32%) SAP
9 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.32%) Solace
9 2 (0.32%) Tableau
10 1 (0.16%) Apple
10 1 (0.16%) Informatica
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.16%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.16%) TIBCO