AWS Engineer Jobs

Amazon Web Services Engineer
UK

The median Amazon Web Services Engineer salary in the UK is £82,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 299 347 391
Rank change year-on-year +48 +44 -162
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 984 889 1,639
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.96% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.05% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 631 772 1,340
10th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,719
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £83,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% +18.57%
75th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £101,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £138,750 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +12.07%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Engineer.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Engineer over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -26 692 £85,000 +6.25% 43
UK excluding London +110 535 £67,500 -3.57% 19
Work from Home -15 447 £90,000 +12.50% 64
London +27 418 £102,500 +7.89% 26
Scotland +125 272 £60,000 -26.15% 3
North of England -43 77 £65,000 -7.14% 5
South East -15 72 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Midlands -4 61 £70,000 - 4
North West -53 50 £65,000 -10.34% 5
South West -41 36 £72,500 - 3
East Midlands -9 33 £57,500 -8.00% 1
West Midlands +3 28 £72,500 +3.57% 3
North East 0 22 £75,000 +9.09%
East of England -31 17 £75,000 +7.14%
Yorkshire +20 5 £65,000 -3.70%

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 23 June 2024, AWS Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring AWS Engineer in the job title.

1 984 (100.00%) AWS
2 599 (60.87%) Python
3 560 (56.91%) Agile
4 542 (55.08%) Software Engineering
5 540 (54.88%) Finance
6 440 (44.72%) CI/CD
7 409 (41.57%) Java
8 350 (35.57%) Terraform
9 303 (30.79%) DevOps
10 280 (28.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 275 (27.95%) JavaScript
12 266 (27.03%) Law
12 266 (27.03%) SDLC
13 265 (26.93%) Asset Management
14 258 (26.22%) Kubernetes
15 255 (25.91%) SQL
16 254 (25.81%) Operational Stability
17 243 (24.70%) Apache
18 222 (22.56%) dbt
19 221 (22.46%) Apache Airflow
20 219 (22.26%) Amazon Athena
21 211 (21.44%) Artificial Intelligence
22 210 (21.34%) Apache Arrow
23 209 (21.24%) Dremio
24 208 (21.14%) gRPC
24 208 (21.14%) Protocol Buffers
25 203 (20.63%) Continuous Improvement
26 202 (20.53%) NoSQL
27 195 (19.82%) Snowflake
28 194 (19.72%) Serverless

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 243 (24.70%) Apache
2 221 (22.46%) Apache Airflow
3 163 (16.57%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.71%) Confluence
5 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Exchange
5 6 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.41%) Drupal
6 4 (0.41%) nginx
7 2 (0.20%) Camunda
8 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) IIS
8 1 (0.10%) JBoss
8 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) Sketch
2 1 (0.10%) UXPin
2 1 (0.10%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 984 (100.00%) AWS
2 222 (22.56%) dbt
3 195 (19.82%) Snowflake
4 194 (19.72%) Serverless
5 169 (17.17%) AWS Lambda
6 149 (15.14%) Amazon EC2
7 128 (13.01%) Amazon S3
8 115 (11.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 103 (10.47%) Amazon ECS
10 101 (10.26%) Amazon EKS
11 82 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
12 79 (8.03%) Azure
13 71 (7.22%) GCP
14 69 (7.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 57 (5.79%) GitHub
16 53 (5.39%) Amazon EMR
17 48 (4.88%) SaaS
18 44 (4.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 37 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
20 31 (3.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.05%) Firewall
2 13 (1.32%) DNS
3 10 (1.02%) Network Security
4 9 (0.91%) VPN
5 4 (0.41%) DHCP
5 4 (0.41%) MQTT
6 3 (0.30%) IPv4
7 2 (0.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.20%) VLAN
8 1 (0.10%) OSPF
8 1 (0.10%) SAN
8 1 (0.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (22.26%) Amazon Athena
2 210 (21.34%) Apache Arrow
3 209 (21.24%) Dremio
4 202 (20.53%) NoSQL
5 189 (19.21%) Data Lake
6 174 (17.68%) Big Data
7 154 (15.65%) Apache Ignite
8 125 (12.70%) Hadoop
9 114 (11.59%) Amazon RDS
10 69 (7.01%) Apache Hive
11 68 (6.91%) HBase
12 54 (5.49%) Amazon Redshift
13 43 (4.37%) Electronic Patient Records
14 40 (4.07%) DynamoDB
15 32 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.02%) MySQL
18 9 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
18 9 (0.91%) SQL Server
19 7 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 153 (15.55%) Jenkins
2 136 (13.82%) Git
3 67 (6.81%) Bitbucket Server
4 50 (5.08%) GitLab
5 25 (2.54%) Artifactory
6 15 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 11 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (0.91%) JIRA
9 6 (0.61%) Spinnaker
10 5 (0.51%) CircleCI
10 5 (0.51%) Postman
10 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.41%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.41%) Terragrunt
12 3 (0.30%) Subversion
13 2 (0.20%) Burp Suite
13 2 (0.20%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.20%) sqlmap
14 1 (0.10%) Robot Framework
General
1 540 (54.88%) Finance
2 280 (28.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 266 (27.03%) Law
4 186 (18.90%) Legal
5 178 (18.09%) Banking
6 177 (17.99%) Front Office
7 169 (17.17%) Investment Banking
8 111 (11.28%) Social Skills
9 59 (6.00%) Marketing
10 38 (3.86%) Games
11 37 (3.76%) Financial Institution
12 34 (3.46%) Public Sector
13 17 (1.73%) Presentation Skills
13 17 (1.73%) Tech for Good
14 15 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (1.02%) Retail
16 6 (0.61%) Advertising
16 6 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
17 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.30%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (21.14%) gRPC
1 208 (21.14%) Protocol Buffers
2 155 (15.75%) Pandas
3 154 (15.65%) NumPy
3 154 (15.65%) SciPy
4 49 (4.98%) React
5 46 (4.67%) Node.js
6 27 (2.74%) AWS CDK
7 23 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 22 (2.24%) J2EE
8 22 (2.24%) RESTful
9 21 (2.13%) Kafka
9 21 (2.13%) Redux
9 21 (2.13%) Vue
10 19 (1.93%) GraphQL
10 19 (1.93%) Spring
11 18 (1.83%) Django
11 18 (1.83%) Spring Boot
12 17 (1.73%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (1.52%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 193 (19.61%) Hedge funds
2 185 (18.80%) Algorithms
3 158 (16.06%) Fixed Income
4 131 (13.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 128 (13.01%) Derivative
5 128 (13.01%) Equities
6 77 (7.83%) Cloud Native
7 55 (5.59%) Clustering
8 48 (4.88%) Pricing Data
9 40 (4.07%) Client/Server
10 34 (3.46%) Onboarding
11 27 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 26 (2.64%) Data Centre
13 22 (2.24%) Tandem
14 21 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
15 19 (1.93%) Blockchain
16 18 (1.83%) Online Games
17 14 (1.42%) PropTech
18 13 (1.32%) Product Ownership
19 12 (1.22%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.37%) Linux
2 70 (7.11%) Unix
3 40 (4.07%) Windows
4 16 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.10%) CentOS
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (56.91%) Agile
2 542 (55.08%) Software Engineering
3 440 (44.72%) CI/CD
4 303 (30.79%) DevOps
5 266 (27.03%) SDLC
6 265 (26.93%) Asset Management
7 254 (25.81%) Operational Stability
8 211 (21.44%) Artificial Intelligence
9 203 (20.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 193 (19.61%) Investment Management
11 185 (18.80%) Risk Management
11 185 (18.80%) Visualisation
12 183 (18.60%) Machine Learning
13 170 (17.28%) Infrastructure as Code
14 165 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
15 162 (16.46%) Community of Practice
16 105 (10.67%) TDD
17 101 (10.26%) Test Automation
18 98 (9.96%) Open Source
19 96 (9.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 599 (60.87%) Python
2 409 (41.57%) Java
3 275 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 255 (25.91%) SQL
5 178 (18.09%) TypeScript
6 96 (9.76%) Scala
7 89 (9.04%) Go
8 69 (7.01%) Bash
9 67 (6.81%) PL/SQL
10 43 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 33 (3.35%) C#
12 14 (1.42%) Groovy
13 12 (1.22%) PHP
14 9 (0.91%) Perl
15 5 (0.51%) Ruby
15 5 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.30%) Rust
17 2 (0.20%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.20%) Lua
17 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (8.43%) AWS Certification
2 60 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 59 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 39 (3.96%) Degree
5 27 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (2.44%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 22 (2.24%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
8 18 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.81%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
10 3 (0.30%) CISSP
10 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.10%) CCSP
11 1 (0.10%) CEH
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) CISM
11 1 (0.10%) GIAC
11 1 (0.10%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.15%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.13%) Accessibility
4 20 (2.03%) NIST
5 17 (1.73%) QA
6 4 (0.41%) NCSC
7 3 (0.30%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.10%) NIST 800
System Software
1 162 (16.46%) Docker
2 69 (7.01%) HDFS
3 7 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.10%) iptables
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 350 (35.57%) Terraform
2 258 (26.22%) Kubernetes
3 84 (8.54%) Prometheus
4 80 (8.13%) Ansible
5 22 (2.24%) Grafana
6 20 (2.03%) Progress Chef
7 14 (1.42%) Puppet
8 11 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.51%) Packer
11 4 (0.41%) Istio
11 4 (0.41%) Karpenter
11 4 (0.41%) Rancher
12 3 (0.30%) Argo
12 3 (0.30%) Consul
12 3 (0.30%) Salt
13 2 (0.20%) Opsgenie
13 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 1 (0.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 119 (12.09%) Databricks
2 70 (7.11%) Informatica
3 41 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 26 (2.64%) Red Hat
5 21 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 19 (1.93%) IBM
7 14 (1.42%) Oracle
8 13 (1.32%) Dynatrace
9 12 (1.22%) Bloomberg
9 12 (1.22%) Reuters
10 9 (0.91%) VMware
11 8 (0.81%) Google
12 7 (0.71%) New Relic
13 5 (0.51%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.51%) Splunk
14 4 (0.41%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.20%) ForgeRock
15 2 (0.20%) Hortonworks
15 2 (0.20%) Sage
15 2 (0.20%) Sitecore