Period
to 2 March 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 428 517 690
Rank change year-on-year +89 +173 +87
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Developer 470 627 457
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.54% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 514 671 461
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £122,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.76%

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 70,726 115,762 144,287
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 95.46% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,470 93,770 116,923
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,875 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,672
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 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS Developer in the UK

AWS Developer
Top 16 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 March 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 +73 449 £72,500 +3.57% 87
London +57 316 £85,000 +6.25% 49
UK excluding London +102 134 £51,250 +2.50% 38
Work from Home -118 88 £58,750 +9.30% 42
North of England +28 48 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South East +112 30 £60,000 - 9
North West +44 27 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Midlands +74 22 £47,500 -17.39% 10
South West +40 17 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Yorkshire +18 17 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +45 15 £47,500 -32.14% 8
East of England +60 7 £75,000 +66.67% 3
West Midlands +49 7 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +29 6 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Wales +40 4 £50,000 +47.06%
North East - 4 £50,000 -

AWS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 361 (76.81%) AWS
2 232 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (38.94%) Finance
4 181 (38.51%) Java
5 180 (38.30%) Microservices
6 177 (37.66%) Python
7 171 (36.38%) JavaScript
8 169 (35.96%) Software Engineering
9 163 (34.68%) Web Services
10 157 (33.40%) React
11 129 (27.45%) Docker
11 129 (27.45%) AngularJS
12 128 (27.23%) SQL
13 126 (26.81%) Asset Management
13 126 (26.81%) Greenfield Project
14 125 (26.60%) Hedge funds
15 124 (26.38%) Investment Management
16 113 (24.04%) Fintech
17 109 (23.19%) Serverless
18 107 (22.77%) DevOps
19 106 (22.55%) .NET
20 103 (21.91%) C#
21 98 (20.85%) Banking
22 97 (20.64%) PostgreSQL
23 96 (20.43%) .NET Core
24 91 (19.36%) AWS Lambda
25 88 (18.72%) Kubernetes
26 83 (17.66%) HTML
27 82 (17.45%) Vue.js
28 80 (17.02%) Node.js

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 36 (7.66%) Apache
2 16 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.85%) Confluence
5 3 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.43%) CMS
6 2 (0.43%) Drupal
6 2 (0.43%) WordPress
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 361 (76.81%) AWS
2 109 (23.19%) Serverless
3 91 (19.36%) AWS Lambda
4 69 (14.68%) Azure
5 64 (13.62%) Amazon ECS
6 36 (7.66%) GCP
7 35 (7.45%) SaaS
8 34 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (5.74%) Apigee
10 23 (4.89%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (3.83%) Amazon Kinesis
11 18 (3.83%) GitHub
12 13 (2.77%) Amazon S3
13 12 (2.55%) AWS IoT
14 8 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
16 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
17 4 (0.85%) Heroku
18 3 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 3 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.13%) Wireless
2 8 (1.70%) AMQP
3 5 (1.06%) HTTP
4 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (20.64%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (15.53%) MySQL
3 69 (14.68%) SQL Server
4 58 (12.34%) Relational Database
5 37 (7.87%) RDBMS
6 28 (5.96%) Amazon Aurora
6 28 (5.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 28 (5.96%) NoSQL
7 25 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (4.47%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.70%) Redis
11 7 (1.49%) Big Data
12 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.85%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.43%) Power BI
14 2 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 52 (11.06%) Jenkins
2 46 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 30 (6.38%) GitLab
4 27 (5.74%) Artifactory
5 12 (2.55%) Selenium
6 10 (2.13%) JIRA
6 10 (2.13%) Maven
7 8 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.06%) Subversion
9 3 (0.64%) JUnit
9 3 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.43%) Mockito
11 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.21%) Gradle
11 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.21%) Mocha
11 1 (0.21%) NUnit
General
1 183 (38.94%) Finance
2 98 (20.85%) Banking
3 67 (14.26%) Front Office
4 15 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.28%) Marketing
6 5 (1.06%) Games
6 5 (1.06%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.85%) Electronics
7 4 (0.85%) Law
7 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.64%) Retail
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (34.68%) Web Services
2 157 (33.40%) React
3 129 (27.45%) AngularJS
4 106 (22.55%) .NET
5 96 (20.43%) .NET Core
6 83 (17.66%) HTML
7 82 (17.45%) Vue.js
8 80 (17.02%) Node.js
9 64 (13.62%) ASP.NET
10 62 (13.19%) ASP.NET Core
10 62 (13.19%) REST
11 59 (12.55%) CSS
12 56 (11.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (11.91%) RESTful
13 55 (11.70%) gRPC
14 46 (9.79%) HTML5
15 36 (7.66%) Kafka
16 34 (7.23%) Spring
17 30 (6.38%) OAuth
18 29 (6.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 126 (26.81%) Greenfield Project
2 125 (26.60%) Hedge funds
3 71 (15.11%) Derivative
4 67 (14.26%) Fixed Income
5 53 (11.28%) Equities
6 52 (11.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (5.96%) Pricing Data
8 21 (4.47%) User Experience
9 17 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.98%) Mobile App
11 10 (2.13%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
14 6 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (1.06%) NHS
16 4 (0.85%) Blog
16 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (0.64%) Digital Currency
17 3 (0.64%) OTC Derivatives
17 3 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.47%) Linux
2 9 (1.91%) Android
2 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.64%) Unix
4 1 (0.21%) CentOS
4 1 (0.21%) Debian
4 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (38.30%) Microservices
3 169 (35.96%) Software Engineering
4 126 (26.81%) Asset Management
5 124 (26.38%) Investment Management
6 113 (24.04%) Fintech
7 107 (22.77%) DevOps
8 65 (13.83%) TDD
9 61 (12.98%) Migration
10 36 (7.66%) OO
10 36 (7.66%) Project Delivery
11 35 (7.45%) BDD
12 33 (7.02%) Front End Development
13 30 (6.38%) Data Management
14 29 (6.17%) Test Automation
15 28 (5.96%) Artificial Intelligence
15 28 (5.96%) Enterprise Data Management
16 27 (5.74%) OOP
17 26 (5.53%) Mentoring
17 26 (5.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 181 (38.51%) Java
2 177 (37.66%) Python
3 171 (36.38%) JavaScript
4 128 (27.23%) SQL
5 103 (21.91%) C#
6 55 (11.70%) TypeScript
7 33 (7.02%) PHP
8 20 (4.26%) Go
9 19 (4.04%) Java 8
9 19 (4.04%) Scala
10 15 (3.19%) Kotlin
11 14 (2.98%) Ruby
12 12 (2.55%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.91%) Clojure
14 7 (1.49%) Groovy
15 6 (1.28%) ES6
16 2 (0.43%) C++
16 2 (0.43%) ES8
16 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (1.49%) Degree
2 5 (1.06%) AWS Certification
2 5 (1.06%) Master's Degree
3 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.28%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 129 (27.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 88 (18.72%) Kubernetes
2 23 (4.89%) Terraform
3 5 (1.06%) Ansible
4 3 (0.64%) Puppet
5 2 (0.43%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.21%) Grafana
6 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (12.77%) Oracle
2 31 (6.60%) Google
3 28 (5.96%) Sybase
4 6 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.85%) Ariba
5 4 (0.85%) SAP
6 3 (0.64%) Apple
6 3 (0.64%) Zend
7 2 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.21%) PayPal
8 1 (0.21%) Teradata