Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 569 605 885
Rank change year-on-year +36 +280 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 621 703 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.44% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 549 617 306
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,050 £39,375 £39,375
90th Percentile £118,750 £95,500 £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 135,358 160,847 170,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.06% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107,742 129,610 136,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £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 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Top 14 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 19 September 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 +48 610 £72,500 +7.41% 123
London +59 435 £80,000 +14.29% 89
UK excluding London +7 184 £55,000 +10.00% 37
North of England +13 66 £50,000 +13.64% 7
Midlands +82 47 £55,000 +31.74% 4
Yorkshire -8 35 £40,750 -7.39% 3
East Midlands +45 32 £55,000 -
North West +56 31 £57,500 +31.43% 4
South East -36 28 £60,000 +20.00% 15
South West +18 19 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +52 17 £44,500 -22.61% 4
West Midlands +39 15 £55,000 +31.74% 4
Scotland +5 7 £37,500 -45.45% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £53,750 - 1

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 477 (76.81%) AWS
2 346 (55.72%) Java
3 316 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (37.20%) Microservices
5 216 (34.78%) Finance
6 205 (33.01%) JavaScript
7 203 (32.69%) Docker
8 194 (31.24%) Python
9 187 (30.11%) Web Services
10 171 (27.54%) SQL
10 171 (27.54%) Software Engineering
11 165 (26.57%) Serverless
12 138 (22.22%) C#
13 137 (22.06%) Kubernetes
14 131 (21.10%) TDD
15 126 (20.29%) Asset Management
16 123 (19.81%) .NET
17 122 (19.65%) AWS Lambda
18 117 (18.84%) Node.js
19 112 (18.04%) Amazon S3
20 107 (17.23%) J2EE
20 107 (17.23%) DevOps
21 103 (16.59%) Amazon SQS
22 101 (16.26%) AngularJS
23 93 (14.98%) Front Office
24 92 (14.81%) Azure
25 89 (14.33%) React
26 85 (13.69%) Amazon RDS
27 84 (13.53%) R
27 84 (13.53%) Amazon EC2

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 46 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (1.93%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.97%) Ethereum
4 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 4 (0.64%) WordPress
6 3 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.32%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (0.32%) Drupal
7 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.22%) Magento
2 5 (0.81%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 477 (76.81%) AWS
2 165 (26.57%) Serverless
3 122 (19.65%) AWS Lambda
4 112 (18.04%) Amazon S3
5 103 (16.59%) Amazon SQS
6 92 (14.81%) Azure
7 84 (13.53%) Amazon EC2
8 54 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
9 45 (7.25%) OpenShift
10 42 (6.76%) GCP
11 41 (6.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 38 (6.12%) GitHub
13 30 (4.83%) SaaS
14 29 (4.67%) PaaS
15 21 (3.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 19 (3.06%) AWS Fargate
17 13 (2.09%) AWS IoT
18 9 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (1.45%) Power Platform
19 7 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.25%) HTTP
2 10 (1.61%) FTP
2 10 (1.61%) MQTT
2 10 (1.61%) SMTP
2 10 (1.61%) SSH
3 2 (0.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.16%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.69%) Amazon RDS
2 65 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (10.31%) Amazon Redshift
4 60 (9.66%) SQL Server
5 59 (9.50%) MySQL
6 58 (9.34%) NoSQL
7 55 (8.86%) Amazon Aurora
8 54 (8.70%) Big Data
9 51 (8.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 39 (6.28%) Relational Database
11 38 (6.12%) MongoDB
12 27 (4.35%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.42%) Amazon Athena
14 12 (1.93%) Blockchain
15 10 (1.61%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.45%) Power BI
17 8 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.29%) QlikView
18 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 54 (8.70%) Artifactory
3 52 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 38 (6.12%) GitLab
5 33 (5.31%) TeamCity
6 29 (4.67%) JIRA
7 25 (4.03%) RStudio
8 20 (3.22%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.25%) Selenium
9 14 (2.25%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.29%) Travis CI
10 8 (1.29%) webpack
11 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.81%) Maven
11 5 (0.81%) Protractor
12 4 (0.64%) gulp
12 4 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.48%) Appium
13 3 (0.48%) CircleCI
General
1 216 (34.78%) Finance
2 93 (14.98%) Front Office
3 44 (7.09%) Banking
4 23 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 20 (3.22%) Retail
6 14 (2.25%) Law
7 9 (1.45%) Games
8 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.97%) Marketing
9 5 (0.81%) Advertising
10 4 (0.64%) Publishing
11 3 (0.48%) Automotive
11 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (30.11%) Web Services
2 123 (19.81%) .NET
3 117 (18.84%) Node.js
4 107 (17.23%) J2EE
5 101 (16.26%) AngularJS
6 89 (14.33%) React
7 84 (13.53%) HTML
8 74 (11.92%) Spring
9 72 (11.59%) CSS
10 68 (10.95%) J2SE
11 62 (9.98%) REST
12 55 (8.86%) .NET Core
13 54 (8.70%) RESTful
14 45 (7.25%) Spring Boot
15 35 (5.64%) Vue.js
16 33 (5.31%) HTML5
16 33 (5.31%) OAuth
16 33 (5.31%) SAML
17 30 (4.83%) XML
18 27 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.20%) Fixed Income
2 81 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.48%) Derivative
4 32 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (4.67%) Equities
8 25 (4.03%) Mobile App
8 25 (4.03%) Public Cloud
8 25 (4.03%) Virtual Team
9 24 (3.86%) Algorithms
10 23 (3.70%) Pricing Data
11 20 (3.22%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.42%) Reference Data
13 14 (2.25%) Cloud Native
13 14 (2.25%) Data Centre
14 13 (2.09%) User Experience
15 12 (1.93%) Hedge funds
16 10 (1.61%) Smart Home
17 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.34%) Linux
2 32 (5.15%) Windows
3 16 (2.58%) Android
4 14 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.81%) Unix
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.16%) Debian
7 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (37.20%) Microservices
3 171 (27.54%) Software Engineering
4 131 (21.10%) TDD
5 126 (20.29%) Asset Management
6 107 (17.23%) DevOps
7 68 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (10.63%) Front End Development
9 59 (9.50%) Scrum
10 53 (8.53%) Analytics
11 47 (7.57%) Test Automation
12 45 (7.25%) MVC
13 44 (7.09%) OO
14 42 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (6.60%) Computer Science
16 38 (6.12%) Pair Programming
17 37 (5.96%) Decision-Making
18 34 (5.48%) Open Source
19 33 (5.31%) Unit Testing
20 32 (5.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 346 (55.72%) Java
2 205 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 194 (31.24%) Python
4 171 (27.54%) SQL
5 138 (22.22%) C#
6 84 (13.53%) R
7 83 (13.37%) Java 8
8 49 (7.89%) Scala
9 32 (5.15%) PHP
10 28 (4.51%) C++
11 22 (3.54%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.22%) ES6
13 17 (2.74%) Go
14 13 (2.09%) C
15 12 (1.93%) Kotlin
16 11 (1.77%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.29%) Clojure
18 6 (0.97%) Groovy
19 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (8.21%) Degree
2 23 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.06%) AWS Certification
5 13 (2.09%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) NCSC
3 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 203 (32.69%) Docker
2 13 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 137 (22.06%) Kubernetes
2 73 (11.76%) Terraform
3 24 (3.86%) Ansible
4 8 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.64%) Kibana
5 4 (0.64%) logstash
5 4 (0.64%) Rancher
6 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.48%) Puppet
7 2 (0.32%) Marathon
8 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 57 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.21%) Oracle
3 41 (6.60%) Google
4 21 (3.38%) Sybase
5 13 (2.09%) ForgeRock
6 9 (1.45%) Tableau
7 7 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.81%) Solace
8 5 (0.81%) Zend
9 4 (0.64%) Birst
9 4 (0.64%) Facebook
9 4 (0.64%) Splunk
10 3 (0.48%) Informatica
10 3 (0.48%) Logi
10 3 (0.48%) Logi Analytics
11 2 (0.32%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.32%) Databricks
11 2 (0.32%) Nokia
11 2 (0.32%) Thales
11 2 (0.32%) TIBCO