Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 327 461 584
Rank change year-on-year +134 +123 +83
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,432 1,123 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.99% 0.65% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.68% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,271 990 614
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -1.87%

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 138,276 165,708 163,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.42% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,719 134,905 135,119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,448 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

AWS Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Engineer.

Salary trend for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Engineer over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Engineer in the UK

AWS Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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 +129 1,378 £65,000 +4.00% 236
London +115 949 £70,000 +3.70% 143
UK excluding London +98 456 £55,000 +4.76% 104
North of England +20 154 £57,500 +9.52% 32
South East +52 132 £60,000 +18.81% 27
North West +54 93 £60,000 +14.29% 20
Yorkshire +2 56 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Midlands +64 49 £60,000 +17.07% 16
South West +10 49 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands +49 36 £60,000 -4.00% 11
East of England +81 35 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Scotland +32 30 £55,000 -15.38% 10
East Midlands +28 13 £55,000 +18.92% 5
North East +5 5 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Northern Ireland -23 4 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Wales +19 3 £44,500 -11.00%

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, AWS Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1,315 (91.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1,016 (70.95%) DevOps
3 816 (56.98%) Python
4 711 (49.65%) Linux
5 670 (46.79%) Docker
6 611 (42.67%) Ansible
7 551 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
8 523 (36.52%) Terraform
9 471 (32.89%) Kubernetes
10 443 (30.94%) Puppet
11 425 (29.68%) Java
12 421 (29.40%) Jenkins
13 396 (27.65%) Microsoft Azure
14 327 (22.84%) Configuration Management
15 315 (22.00%) Finance
16 300 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
17 288 (20.11%) Bash Shell
18 282 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
19 271 (18.92%) Windows
20 270 (18.85%) Software Engineering
21 263 (18.37%) Google Cloud Platform
22 262 (18.30%) Web Services
23 235 (16.41%) Ruby
24 233 (16.27%) SQL
25 227 (15.85%) Git (software)
26 226 (15.78%) AWS CloudFormation
27 217 (15.15%) Infrastructure as Code
28 196 (13.69%) Microservices
29 186 (12.99%) Amazon S3
30 182 (12.71%) PowerShell

AWS Engineer 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 74 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 61 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (3.28%) Apache
4 39 (2.72%) IIS
5 31 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.03%) Apache Pig
7 18 (1.26%) Confluence
8 16 (1.12%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.98%) SAS
10 11 (0.77%) JBoss
10 11 (0.77%) nginx
11 10 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.21%) Drupal
14 3 (0.21%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,315 (91.83%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (27.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 263 (18.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 226 (15.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 186 (12.99%) Amazon S3
6 182 (12.71%) Serverless
7 164 (11.45%) Amazon EC2
8 161 (11.24%) AWS Lambda
9 132 (9.22%) IaaS
10 128 (8.94%) SaaS
11 106 (7.40%) GitHub
12 96 (6.70%) PaaS
13 89 (6.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 69 (4.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 63 (4.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 62 (4.33%) Amazon SQS
17 58 (4.05%) OpenShift
18 32 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
18 32 (2.23%) Office 365
19 30 (2.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.05%) Firewall
2 84 (5.87%) TCP/IP
3 53 (3.70%) DNS
4 29 (2.03%) Internet
5 23 (1.61%) Network Security
5 23 (1.61%) VPN
6 20 (1.40%) BGP
7 16 (1.12%) HTTP
8 14 (0.98%) SSL
9 10 (0.70%) WAN
10 9 (0.63%) IPv4
10 9 (0.63%) IPv6
11 6 (0.42%) DHCP
11 6 (0.42%) SMTP
11 6 (0.42%) VLAN
12 5 (0.35%) SSH
13 4 (0.28%) FTP
13 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.28%) SAN
14 3 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (9.92%) Amazon RDS
2 111 (7.75%) Big Data
3 77 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 77 (5.38%) MySQL
4 72 (5.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 67 (4.68%) SQL Server
6 63 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 58 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 57 (3.98%) Hadoop
9 48 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 27 (1.89%) Amazon Athena
11 27 (1.89%) Relational Database
12 20 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.40%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.26%) Apache Hive
14 16 (1.12%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.84%) HBase
15 12 (0.84%) Sqoop
16 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 421 (29.40%) Jenkins
2 227 (15.85%) Git (software)
3 101 (7.05%) TeamCity
4 87 (6.08%) Maven
5 57 (3.98%) Ant
5 57 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 54 (3.77%) Gradle
6 54 (3.77%) JIRA
7 53 (3.70%) CircleCI
8 49 (3.42%) GitLab
9 47 (3.28%) Codeship
10 39 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 30 (2.09%) Artifactory
13 28 (1.96%) Bitbucket
14 24 (1.68%) Selenium
15 22 (1.54%) Vagrant
16 19 (1.33%) git-flow
17 16 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 315 (22.00%) Finance
2 63 (4.40%) Financial Institution
3 54 (3.77%) Banking
4 48 (3.35%) Front Office
5 47 (3.28%) Law
6 40 (2.79%) Retail
7 31 (2.16%) Games
7 31 (2.16%) Marketing
8 27 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.91%) Publishing
10 12 (0.84%) Billing
11 9 (0.63%) Electronics
11 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.35%) Advertising
13 3 (0.21%) Legal
13 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.070%) Back Office
15 1 (0.070%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.070%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (18.30%) Web Services
2 97 (6.77%) Node.js
3 90 (6.28%) .NET
4 85 (5.94%) AngularJS
4 85 (5.94%) React
5 76 (5.31%) Kafka
6 63 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
7 50 (3.49%) RESTful
8 48 (3.35%) J2EE
9 41 (2.86%) Spring
10 36 (2.51%) Spring Boot
11 31 (2.16%) Akka
12 29 (2.03%) Play Framework
13 27 (1.89%) J2SE
14 24 (1.68%) REST
15 17 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (1.12%) Pandas
16 16 (1.12%) PySpark
17 15 (1.05%) CSS
17 15 (1.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.87%) Public Cloud
2 106 (7.40%) Data Centre
3 96 (6.70%) Fintech
4 53 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 39 (2.72%) Derivative
6 39 (2.72%) Fixed Income
7 38 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (2.58%) Cloud Native
9 25 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (1.61%) Hedge funds
10 23 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.26%) User Experience
13 15 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.98%) Semantic Web
15 12 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 711 (49.65%) Linux
2 271 (18.92%) Windows
3 157 (10.96%) Unix
4 81 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 28 (1.96%) CentOS
8 22 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.26%) Android
10 16 (1.12%) Amazon Linux
11 10 (0.70%) Fedora
12 9 (0.63%) Debian
13 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.49%) DC/OS
15 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.35%) SmartOS
17 2 (0.14%) HPUX
18 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,016 (70.95%) DevOps
2 551 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (22.84%) Configuration Management
4 282 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
5 270 (18.85%) Software Engineering
6 217 (15.15%) Infrastructure as Code
7 196 (13.69%) Microservices
8 180 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 126 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 116 (8.10%) Mentoring
11 108 (7.54%) Open Source
12 101 (7.05%) Machine Learning
13 98 (6.84%) Migration
14 96 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
15 93 (6.49%) Scrum
16 89 (6.22%) Analytics
17 87 (6.08%) Asset Management
17 87 (6.08%) TDD
18 85 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
19 83 (5.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 816 (56.98%) Python
2 425 (29.68%) Java
3 288 (20.11%) Bash Shell
4 235 (16.41%) Ruby
5 233 (16.27%) SQL
6 182 (12.71%) PowerShell
7 157 (10.96%) JavaScript
8 143 (9.99%) Perl
9 115 (8.03%) C#
10 107 (7.47%) C++
11 104 (7.26%) Go
12 89 (6.22%) Scala
13 70 (4.89%) Shell Script
14 42 (2.93%) PHP
15 32 (2.23%) C
16 27 (1.89%) Groovy
17 21 (1.47%) Java 8
18 18 (1.26%) TypeScript
19 15 (1.05%) Clojure
19 15 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 105 (7.33%) AWS Certification
2 73 (5.10%) Degree
3 47 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.19%) CCNA
8 16 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.84%) RHCE
10 11 (0.77%) MCSE
11 7 (0.49%) CCNP
11 7 (0.49%) PhD
12 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.14%) SAS Certification
14 1 (0.070%) CCIE
14 1 (0.070%) SANS
14 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.070%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.68%) QA
2 10 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.14%) PSD2
4 1 (0.070%) GDPR
4 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.070%) SLA
System Software
1 670 (46.79%) Docker
2 117 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 63 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.54%) VirtualBox
5 22 (1.54%) vSphere
6 21 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.70%) Squid
8 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.14%) HDFS
9 2 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.070%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.070%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.070%) Varnish
10 1 (0.070%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.070%) zsh
Systems Management
1 611 (42.67%) Ansible
2 523 (36.52%) Terraform
3 471 (32.89%) Kubernetes
4 443 (30.94%) Puppet
5 300 (20.95%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (5.45%) Salt
7 70 (4.89%) Packer
8 53 (3.70%) Grafana
9 49 (3.42%) CFEngine
9 49 (3.42%) Prometheus
10 43 (3.00%) Nagios
11 33 (2.30%) Graphite
12 21 (1.47%) Mesos
13 20 (1.40%) Consul
14 19 (1.33%) SCCM
15 17 (1.19%) Oozie
16 16 (1.12%) Cobbler
17 15 (1.05%) Tivoli
18 13 (0.91%) ZABBIX
19 12 (0.84%) Marathon
Vendors
1 174 (12.15%) Google
2 144 (10.06%) VMware
3 87 (6.08%) Microsoft
4 79 (5.52%) Oracle
5 64 (4.47%) Atlassian
6 48 (3.35%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.58%) Bloomberg
7 37 (2.58%) Reuters
8 33 (2.30%) SaltStack
9 31 (2.16%) Cloudera
10 29 (2.03%) WorldPay
11 26 (1.82%) Splunk
12 24 (1.68%) LogicMonitor
13 21 (1.47%) New Relic
14 15 (1.05%) EnterpriseDB
15 12 (0.84%) SolarWinds
16 11 (0.77%) Sun
17 9 (0.63%) Tableau
18 8 (0.56%) Adobe
18 8 (0.56%) SAP