Period
to 16 July 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 406 639 636
Rank change year-on-year +233 -3 +196
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 489 531 664
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 502 517 612
Median annual salary £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £127,500 £104,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 70,710 139,782 169,348
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.87% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,916 111,655 137,045
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +224 473 £76,250 +8.93% 46
London +168 339 £82,500 +10.00% 29
UK excluding London +189 141 £50,000 - 17
Work from Home +68 67 £50,000 -37.50% 10
North of England +130 49 £48,000 +6.67% 2
South East +163 47 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +90 31 £47,500 +7.95% 1
North West +102 18 £52,500 -8.70% 1
East of England +82 17 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West +95 11 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Midlands +81 9 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Scotland +88 5 £62,500 +66.67%
West Midlands +84 5 £52,500 -4.55% 2
East Midlands +54 4 £66,250 +20.45%
Wales +33 3 £45,000 +57.89%

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 381 (77.91%) AWS
2 310 (63.39%) Java
3 305 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (51.94%) JavaScript
5 211 (43.15%) Software Engineering
6 209 (42.74%) React
7 200 (40.90%) Finance
8 197 (40.29%) Python
9 192 (39.26%) Web Services
10 186 (38.04%) AngularJS
11 157 (32.11%) Asset Management
12 153 (31.29%) DevOps
13 143 (29.24%) Hedge funds
13 143 (29.24%) Front Office
14 138 (28.22%) Derivative
15 137 (28.02%) Fixed Income
16 133 (27.20%) TDD
17 132 (26.99%) Microservices
18 131 (26.79%) Vue.js
19 129 (26.38%) Investment Management
20 120 (24.54%) Azure
21 115 (23.52%) Banking
22 110 (22.49%) Node.js
23 104 (21.27%) Fintech
24 89 (18.20%) Investment Banking
25 87 (17.79%) GCP
26 84 (17.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 84 (17.18%) Equities
27 79 (16.16%) Google
27 79 (16.16%) Docker

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 30 (6.13%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.07%) Apache
3 8 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.82%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 381 (77.91%) AWS
2 120 (24.54%) Azure
3 87 (17.79%) GCP
4 67 (13.70%) Serverless
5 48 (9.82%) AWS Lambda
6 30 (6.13%) SaaS
7 27 (5.52%) Amazon SQS
8 20 (4.09%) GitHub
9 18 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (3.27%) Amazon Cognito
10 16 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (2.45%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.84%) OpenShift
13 8 (1.64%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (1.02%) AWS Step Functions
16 3 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.61%) AWS CodeCommit
16 3 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.04%) HTTP
2 5 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 32 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.11%) SQL Server
4 23 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (3.68%) MySQL
7 16 (3.27%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.86%) Big Data
9 13 (2.66%) Redis
10 8 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.82%) HBase
13 4 (0.82%) Impala
Development Applications
1 48 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 41 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 40 (8.18%) RStudio
4 17 (3.48%) Bitbucket
4 17 (3.48%) JUnit
5 14 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (2.25%) Maven
7 9 (1.84%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.84%) JIRA
7 9 (1.84%) Selenium
8 8 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.64%) SonarQube
8 8 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.43%) Cypress.io
9 7 (1.43%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.23%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.02%) JMeter
11 5 (1.02%) Mockito
12 4 (0.82%) Mocha
12 4 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 200 (40.90%) Finance
2 143 (29.24%) Front Office
3 115 (23.52%) Banking
4 89 (18.20%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.64%) Games
6 6 (1.23%) Back Office
6 6 (1.23%) Law
6 6 (1.23%) Legal
7 5 (1.02%) Marketing
8 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.82%) Retail
9 3 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (42.74%) React
2 192 (39.26%) Web Services
3 186 (38.04%) AngularJS
4 131 (26.79%) Vue.js
5 110 (22.49%) Node.js
6 78 (15.95%) Spring
7 68 (13.91%) Spring Boot
8 62 (12.68%) .NET
9 57 (11.66%) REST
10 46 (9.41%) J2EE
11 43 (8.79%) .NET Core
12 31 (6.34%) ASP.NET
13 27 (5.52%) HTML
14 25 (5.11%) RESTful
15 21 (4.29%) Kafka
16 17 (3.48%) HTML5
17 16 (3.27%) Akka
17 16 (3.27%) CSS
18 12 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (2.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 143 (29.24%) Hedge funds
2 138 (28.22%) Derivative
3 137 (28.02%) Fixed Income
4 84 (17.18%) Equities
4 84 (17.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.89%) User Experience
7 17 (3.48%) Algorithms
7 17 (3.48%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.45%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.25%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (0.41%) Blog
14 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.13%) Linux
2 17 (3.48%) Unix
3 9 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.23%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Windows
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (43.15%) Software Engineering
3 157 (32.11%) Asset Management
4 153 (31.29%) DevOps
5 133 (27.20%) TDD
6 132 (26.99%) Microservices
7 129 (26.38%) Investment Management
8 104 (21.27%) Fintech
9 75 (15.34%) Business Analysis
10 74 (15.13%) Decision-Making
11 73 (14.93%) Portfolio Management
12 63 (12.88%) Scrum
13 58 (11.86%) Front End Development
14 53 (10.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 49 (10.02%) BDD
16 44 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (7.98%) Test Automation
18 33 (6.75%) Kanban
19 30 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (6.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 310 (63.39%) Java
2 254 (51.94%) JavaScript
3 197 (40.29%) Python
4 68 (13.91%) SQL
5 66 (13.50%) C#
5 66 (13.50%) Java 8
6 50 (10.22%) Scala
7 36 (7.36%) Kotlin
8 18 (3.68%) PHP
9 17 (3.48%) Go
9 17 (3.48%) Ruby
10 8 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.43%) PHP 7
12 6 (1.23%) Clojure
12 6 (1.23%) F#
13 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.82%) C++
15 3 (0.61%) ES6
15 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.41%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (4.29%) Degree
2 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
3 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (16.16%) Docker
2 4 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 78 (15.95%) Kubernetes
2 34 (6.95%) Terraform
3 24 (4.91%) Ansible
4 15 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.04%) Puppet
6 7 (1.43%) Kibana
7 5 (1.02%) logstash
8 4 (0.82%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.41%) Grafana
9 2 (0.41%) Packer
10 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (16.16%) Google
2 20 (4.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.09%) Oracle
3 8 (1.64%) Bloomberg
4 7 (1.43%) BT
5 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.82%) Cloudera
5 4 (0.82%) Hortonworks
5 4 (0.82%) MapR
5 4 (0.82%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.61%) Apple
6 3 (0.61%) Tableau
7 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe
8 1 (0.20%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.20%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.20%) Talend
8 1 (0.20%) TIBCO