Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 454 581 675
Rank change year-on-year +127 +94 +301
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,125 717 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 994 611 693
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.80% +1.90%

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 165,560 162,837 194,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,821 134,730 163,067
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 1,089 £62,500 +4.17% 188
London +103 696 £67,500 +3.85% 127
UK excluding London +105 410 £52,500 -4.55% 64
North of England +97 158 £52,500 +10.53% 23
South East +1 117 £50,500 -8.18% 17
North West +40 74 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Yorkshire +67 69 £52,500 +2.44% 10
South West +31 67 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England -14 32 £60,000 +14.29% 13
Midlands -1 19 £51,250 -8.89% 6
North East -1 15 £50,000 +44.93% 1
Scotland -29 12 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East Midlands +3 10 £46,250 -15.91% 2
West Midlands -5 9 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Wales - 3 £50,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 -

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 1,038 (92.27%) Amazon AWS
2 814 (72.36%) DevOps
3 666 (59.20%) Linux
4 649 (57.69%) Python
5 469 (41.69%) Ansible
6 454 (40.36%) Docker
7 414 (36.80%) Puppet
8 413 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
9 349 (31.02%) Opscode Chef
10 341 (30.31%) Jenkins
11 331 (29.42%) Java
12 323 (28.71%) Terraform
13 315 (28.00%) Configuration Management
14 285 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
15 261 (23.20%) Bash Shell
16 242 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 238 (21.16%) Ruby
18 235 (20.89%) Web Services
19 206 (18.31%) Software Engineering
20 200 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
21 184 (16.36%) Kubernetes
22 180 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
23 177 (15.73%) SQL
24 174 (15.47%) Finance
25 148 (13.16%) Big Data
26 145 (12.89%) Git (software)
27 144 (12.80%) Scrum
28 139 (12.36%) Open Source
29 138 (12.27%) Microservices
30 131 (11.64%) NoSQL

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
1 100 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
2 88 (7.82%) Apache Spark
3 58 (5.16%) Apache
4 51 (4.53%) OpenStack
5 36 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 29 (2.58%) nginx
7 24 (2.13%) Apache Pig
8 22 (1.96%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.87%) CloudStack
10 16 (1.42%) WordPress
11 15 (1.33%) Drupal
12 13 (1.16%) IIS
13 12 (1.07%) Confluence
13 12 (1.07%) Moodle
14 5 (0.44%) CMS
14 5 (0.44%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.36%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.27%) SAS
16 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Magento
1 6 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.089%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,038 (92.27%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 200 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 180 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
5 125 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 118 (10.49%) Serverless
7 105 (9.33%) AWS Lambda
8 92 (8.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 90 (8.00%) SaaS
10 88 (7.82%) Google Cloud Platform
11 61 (5.42%) Route 53
12 58 (5.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 58 (5.16%) IaaS
13 57 (5.07%) Amazon Kinesis
13 57 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
14 54 (4.80%) GitHub
15 52 (4.62%) Amazon ELB
16 51 (4.53%) Amazon EMR
17 40 (3.56%) PaaS
18 30 (2.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 93 (8.27%) DNS
2 49 (4.36%) TCP/IP
3 39 (3.47%) VPN
4 32 (2.84%) DHCP
5 31 (2.76%) Firewall
6 28 (2.49%) Internet
7 26 (2.31%) SSL
8 25 (2.22%) HTTP
9 19 (1.69%) Network Security
10 13 (1.16%) LAN
11 12 (1.07%) WAN
12 11 (0.98%) SSH
13 10 (0.89%) Wireless
14 9 (0.80%) AMQP
14 9 (0.80%) BGP
14 9 (0.80%) OSPF
14 9 (0.80%) SMS
15 8 (0.71%) EIGRP
16 5 (0.44%) IPsec
16 5 (0.44%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (13.16%) Big Data
2 131 (11.64%) NoSQL
3 110 (9.78%) MySQL
4 85 (7.56%) Hadoop
5 75 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
6 73 (6.49%) MongoDB
7 66 (5.87%) Amazon Redshift
8 60 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 50 (4.44%) SQL Server
11 44 (3.91%) Redis
12 36 (3.20%) Neo4j
13 34 (3.02%) Amazon Athena
14 31 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (2.76%) Relational Database
15 29 (2.58%) RDBMS
16 28 (2.49%) BigQuery
17 26 (2.31%) Apache Hive
18 24 (2.13%) Presto
19 23 (2.04%) Impala
Development Applications
1 341 (30.31%) Jenkins
2 145 (12.89%) Git (software)
3 94 (8.36%) Vagrant
4 62 (5.51%) TeamCity
5 48 (4.27%) JIRA
6 42 (3.73%) Maven
7 36 (3.20%) Cucumber
8 35 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (2.40%) Subversion
10 24 (2.13%) Mercurial
11 19 (1.69%) GitLab
12 18 (1.60%) JUnit
12 18 (1.60%) Selenium
13 16 (1.42%) Artifactory
13 16 (1.42%) SonarQube
13 16 (1.42%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.80%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.80%) Gradle
14 9 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 174 (15.47%) Finance
2 42 (3.73%) Retail
3 31 (2.76%) Electronics
3 31 (2.76%) Marketing
4 30 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.31%) Front Office
6 23 (2.04%) Publishing
7 22 (1.96%) Banking
7 22 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.07%) Games
9 10 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.27%) Law
10 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.18%) Back Office
11 2 (0.18%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.089%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (20.89%) Web Services
2 93 (8.27%) Node.js
3 61 (5.42%) Kafka
4 49 (4.36%) React
5 48 (4.27%) .NET
6 44 (3.91%) AngularJS
7 43 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
8 35 (3.11%) J2EE
9 34 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
10 33 (2.93%) LAMP
11 32 (2.84%) REST
12 26 (2.31%) J2SE
12 26 (2.31%) RESTful
13 25 (2.22%) JSON
13 25 (2.22%) Spring
14 24 (2.13%) Middleware
15 22 (1.96%) CSS
15 22 (1.96%) HTML
15 22 (1.96%) MLlib
15 22 (1.96%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.18%) Fintech
2 58 (5.16%) Public Cloud
3 46 (4.09%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.76%) Clustering
6 30 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 27 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 26 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 24 (2.13%) User Experience
10 20 (1.78%) Semantic Web
11 18 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.71%) Cloud Native
16 8 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 666 (59.20%) Linux
2 124 (11.02%) Windows
3 106 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 93 (8.27%) Unix
5 62 (5.51%) CentOS
6 31 (2.76%) Ubuntu
7 28 (2.49%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.80%) Amazon Linux
8 9 (0.80%) Android
9 8 (0.71%) Debian
10 4 (0.36%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.27%) Solaris
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.089%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (72.36%) DevOps
2 413 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 285 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
5 206 (18.31%) Software Engineering
6 144 (12.80%) Scrum
7 139 (12.36%) Open Source
8 138 (12.27%) Microservices
9 116 (10.31%) Deployment Automation
10 101 (8.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 97 (8.62%) TDD
12 88 (7.82%) Analytics
13 76 (6.76%) ETL
14 75 (6.67%) E-Commerce
15 69 (6.13%) High Availability
16 66 (5.87%) Continuous Deployment
16 66 (5.87%) Test Automation
17 58 (5.16%) Task Automation
18 53 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 649 (57.69%) Python
2 331 (29.42%) Java
3 261 (23.20%) Bash Shell
4 238 (21.16%) Ruby
5 177 (15.73%) SQL
6 89 (7.91%) JavaScript
6 89 (7.91%) PowerShell
7 87 (7.73%) Perl
8 84 (7.47%) C#
9 80 (7.11%) Scala
10 69 (6.13%) Go
11 41 (3.64%) PHP
12 30 (2.67%) Java 8
12 30 (2.67%) R
13 24 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.16%) C++
15 5 (0.44%) VBScript
16 4 (0.36%) Groovy
17 3 (0.27%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (8.62%) AWS Certification
2 41 (3.64%) Degree
3 25 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.27%) PhD
8 2 (0.18%) CCNA
8 2 (0.18%) MCSE
8 2 (0.18%) RHCE
9 1 (0.089%) CCNP
9 1 (0.089%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.089%) LPIC
9 1 (0.089%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.089%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.00%) QA
2 37 (3.29%) GCP
3 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (0.27%) PMO
4 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.27%) SLA
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.089%) GDPR
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 454 (40.36%) Docker
2 29 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.60%) Apache Flume
5 14 (1.24%) vSphere
6 12 (1.07%) NFS
6 12 (1.07%) Samba
7 8 (0.71%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.44%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.36%) Xen
10 3 (0.27%) HDFS
10 3 (0.27%) pfSense
10 3 (0.27%) Varnish
10 3 (0.27%) XenServer
11 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 469 (41.69%) Ansible
2 414 (36.80%) Puppet
3 349 (31.02%) Opscode Chef
4 323 (28.71%) Terraform
5 184 (16.36%) Kubernetes
6 81 (7.20%) Salt
7 68 (6.04%) Packer
8 32 (2.84%) Nagios
9 23 (2.04%) Prometheus
10 22 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
11 17 (1.51%) Rancher
12 15 (1.33%) Cobbler
12 15 (1.33%) Consul
13 14 (1.24%) Grafana
14 12 (1.07%) Check_MK
14 12 (1.07%) Graphite
14 12 (1.07%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.62%) Kibana
15 7 (0.62%) Mesos
16 5 (0.44%) StatsD
Vendors
1 102 (9.07%) Google
2 95 (8.44%) Red Hat
3 62 (5.51%) Microsoft
4 41 (3.64%) VMware
5 40 (3.56%) SaltStack
6 30 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 28 (2.49%) Splunk
8 26 (2.31%) Cloudera
9 25 (2.22%) Hortonworks
9 25 (2.22%) IBM
10 24 (2.13%) New Relic
11 23 (2.04%) Tableau
12 22 (1.96%) Cisco
13 21 (1.87%) SAP
14 19 (1.69%) Informatica
14 19 (1.69%) Talend
15 16 (1.42%) MuleSoft
16 13 (1.16%) hybris
16 13 (1.16%) Oracle
16 13 (1.16%) Sun