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to

The median annual salary for an AWS Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 383 236 213
Rank change year-on-year -147 -23 +93
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Engineer 1,548 1,710 1,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.49% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.64% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,315 1,545 966
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £107,500 £90,000 £98,750
90th Percentile £126,250 £105,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -

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 155,319 104,329 60,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.18% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84,237 73,913 49,059
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,560 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,106 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.70% - +5.56%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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 -130 1,422 £85,000 +21.43% 172
London -84 1,062 £90,000 +12.50% 100
Work from Home -64 872 £80,000 +28.00% 101
UK excluding London -241 361 £70,000 +16.67% 80
South East -51 115 £70,000 +9.80% 12
North of England -231 84 £62,500 +8.70% 25
Midlands -116 58 £70,000 +7.69% 11
Yorkshire -125 45 £65,000 +30.00% 9
South West -42 43 £62,500 +4.17% 4
West Midlands -113 32 £70,000 +7.69% 8
East of England -44 31 £62,500 +13.64% 20
North West -177 27 £60,000 - 13
East Midlands -28 26 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Scotland -73 19 £75,000 +7.14% 6
Wales -9 13 £55,000 -15.38% 1
North East -26 12 £70,000 +47.37% 3

AWS Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, AWS Engineer job roles required the following 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 1,404 (90.70%) AWS
2 822 (53.10%) Agile
3 793 (51.23%) Python
4 751 (48.51%) DevOps
5 734 (47.42%) Finance
6 652 (42.12%) CI/CD
7 603 (38.95%) Software Engineering
8 593 (38.31%) Terraform
9 574 (37.08%) Java
10 531 (34.30%) Docker
11 493 (31.85%) Azure
12 490 (31.65%) Kubernetes
13 438 (28.29%) GCP
14 436 (28.17%) Investment Management
15 402 (25.97%) React
16 383 (24.74%) JavaScript
17 378 (24.42%) Serverless
18 352 (22.74%) Asset Management
19 327 (21.12%) Hedge funds
20 308 (19.90%) Front Office
21 305 (19.70%) AWS Lambda
22 300 (19.38%) TypeScript
23 299 (19.32%) Ansible
24 291 (18.80%) Amazon EC2
25 290 (18.73%) Amazon S3
26 284 (18.35%) Analytics
27 282 (18.22%) Jenkins
28 274 (17.70%) Microservices
29 271 (17.51%) SQL
30 267 (17.25%) Infrastructure as Code

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 83 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 68 (4.39%) Apache
3 55 (3.55%) Apache Airflow
4 34 (2.20%) Confluence
5 18 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.90%) IIS
7 12 (0.78%) CMS
8 7 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.32%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.13%) Luigi
11 2 (0.13%) nginx
12 1 (0.065%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.065%) JBoss
12 1 (0.065%) Moodle
12 1 (0.065%) Pachyderm
12 1 (0.065%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.065%) Totara
12 1 (0.065%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 15 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) Fidessa
2 7 (0.45%) Shopify
3 5 (0.32%) Acoustic Campaign
3 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.065%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1,404 (90.70%) AWS
2 493 (31.85%) Azure
3 438 (28.29%) GCP
4 378 (24.42%) Serverless
5 305 (19.70%) AWS Lambda
6 291 (18.80%) Amazon EC2
7 290 (18.73%) Amazon S3
8 260 (16.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 146 (9.43%) Amazon ECS
10 99 (6.40%) GitHub
11 87 (5.62%) SaaS
12 85 (5.49%) Amazon EKS
13 79 (5.10%) Azure DevOps
14 78 (5.04%) Route 53
15 61 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 59 (3.81%) Amazon EMR
17 56 (3.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 47 (3.04%) Amazon Kinesis
19 45 (2.91%) GitHub Actions
20 44 (2.84%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.26%) DNS
2 32 (2.07%) Firewall
3 25 (1.61%) VPN
4 22 (1.42%) Internet
5 17 (1.10%) SSL
6 15 (0.97%) DHCP
6 15 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 15 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.71%) HTTP
8 9 (0.58%) BGP
8 9 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
8 9 (0.58%) OSPF
9 7 (0.45%) RIP
10 6 (0.39%) Broadband
11 5 (0.32%) Skype
11 5 (0.32%) WAN
12 4 (0.26%) Network Security
13 3 (0.19%) LAN
13 3 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.24%) Amazon RDS
2 88 (5.68%) DynamoDB
3 85 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
4 82 (5.30%) Amazon Athena
5 70 (4.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 65 (4.20%) NoSQL
7 54 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (3.23%) SQL Server
9 49 (3.17%) Big Data
10 46 (2.97%) MySQL
11 38 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (2.33%) Relational Database
13 33 (2.13%) Data Lake
14 29 (1.87%) MongoDB
15 28 (1.81%) Apache Ignite
15 28 (1.81%) Hadoop
16 27 (1.74%) Amazon Aurora
17 26 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
18 21 (1.36%) Apache Hive
19 20 (1.29%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 282 (18.22%) Jenkins
2 142 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 83 (5.36%) GitLab
4 64 (4.13%) JIRA
5 59 (3.81%) CircleCI
6 48 (3.10%) Bitbucket
7 27 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.68%) Gradle
9 21 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (0.97%) Artifactory
11 13 (0.84%) NUnit
12 12 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.71%) SonarQube
14 9 (0.58%) Subversion
15 8 (0.52%) git-flow
15 8 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.45%) Maven
17 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
17 6 (0.39%) Postman
18 5 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 734 (47.42%) Finance
2 308 (19.90%) Front Office
3 123 (7.95%) Social Skills
4 72 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 69 (4.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 68 (4.39%) Retail
7 60 (3.88%) Banking
8 40 (2.58%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.49%) Marketing
10 19 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (0.78%) Electronics
13 12 (0.78%) Games
13 12 (0.78%) Wearables
14 11 (0.71%) Law
15 9 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
16 8 (0.52%) Advertising
17 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
18 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (25.97%) React
2 173 (11.18%) gRPC
3 155 (10.01%) Kafka
4 118 (7.62%) Node.js
5 101 (6.52%) GraphQL
6 90 (5.81%) .NET
6 90 (5.81%) AngularJS
7 85 (5.49%) Pandas
8 82 (5.30%) NumPy
9 81 (5.23%) Vue.js
10 80 (5.17%) SciPy
11 72 (4.65%) Apache Camel
12 65 (4.20%) Protocol Buffers
13 59 (3.81%) REST
14 49 (3.17%) Web Services
15 42 (2.71%) .NET Core
16 40 (2.58%) YAML
17 28 (1.81%) ASP.NET
18 26 (1.68%) ASP.NET Core
18 26 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 327 (21.12%) Hedge funds
2 219 (14.15%) Equities
3 170 (10.98%) Fixed Income
3 170 (10.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 159 (10.27%) Derivative
5 110 (7.11%) Cloud Native
6 96 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (2.45%) Management Information System
8 34 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 28 (1.81%) Reference Data
11 21 (1.36%) IoT
11 21 (1.36%) User Experience
12 19 (1.23%) Sports Betting
13 18 (1.16%) Pricing Data
14 17 (1.10%) Hackathon
15 16 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
16 15 (0.97%) Blockchain
17 14 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
18 12 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 262 (16.93%) Linux
2 120 (7.75%) Windows
3 55 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.33%) Unix
5 26 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (0.65%) CentOS
7 10 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.58%) Solaris
9 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.19%) Debian
11 3 (0.19%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.065%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (53.10%) Agile
2 751 (48.51%) DevOps
3 652 (42.12%) CI/CD
4 603 (38.95%) Software Engineering
5 436 (28.17%) Investment Management
6 352 (22.74%) Asset Management
7 284 (18.35%) Analytics
8 274 (17.70%) Microservices
9 267 (17.25%) Infrastructure as Code
10 172 (11.11%) Containerisation
11 165 (10.66%) Configuration Management
12 153 (9.88%) Test Automation
13 134 (8.66%) Fintech
14 133 (8.59%) Data Analytics
15 128 (8.27%) Mentoring
16 123 (7.95%) Platform Engineering
17 120 (7.75%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 116 (7.49%) Deployment Automation
19 95 (6.14%) Data Science
19 95 (6.14%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 793 (51.23%) Python
2 574 (37.08%) Java
3 383 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 300 (19.38%) TypeScript
5 271 (17.51%) SQL
6 201 (12.98%) Bash
7 151 (9.75%) PowerShell
8 145 (9.37%) Go
9 95 (6.14%) C#
10 68 (4.39%) Scala
11 55 (3.55%) Ruby
12 54 (3.49%) PHP
13 41 (2.65%) Groovy
14 32 (2.07%) Kotlin
14 32 (2.07%) Shell Script
15 28 (1.81%) Perl
16 20 (1.29%) Bicep
17 14 (0.90%) R
18 10 (0.65%) Rust
19 8 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (4.84%) AWS Certification
2 66 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 63 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 62 (4.01%) Degree
5 25 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.65%) CEH
7 8 (0.52%) CISSP
7 8 (0.52%) CSSLP
8 5 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.19%) CFA
9 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.065%) CCNA
10 1 (0.065%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.065%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.065%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.065%) MCSE
10 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.065%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.78%) QA
2 17 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.45%) GDPR
6 6 (0.39%) SLA
7 2 (0.13%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.065%) PMO
8 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 531 (34.30%) Docker
2 106 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
4 15 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.065%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.065%) Firmware
8 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.065%) Postfix
8 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 593 (38.31%) Terraform
2 490 (31.65%) Kubernetes
3 299 (19.32%) Ansible
4 140 (9.04%) Puppet
5 105 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (3.42%) Prometheus
7 34 (2.20%) Packer
8 25 (1.61%) Grafana
9 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.58%) Rancher
11 8 (0.52%) CFEngine
11 8 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.45%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 5 (0.32%) Kibana
14 4 (0.26%) Consul
14 4 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
15 3 (0.19%) Istio
15 3 (0.19%) logstash
15 3 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 93 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.01%) Splunk
3 43 (2.78%) Oracle
4 37 (2.39%) Bloomberg
5 29 (1.87%) Google
5 29 (1.87%) VMware
6 20 (1.29%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.10%) SaltStack
8 13 (0.84%) Databricks
8 13 (0.84%) SAP
9 11 (0.71%) New Relic
9 11 (0.71%) Veeam
10 10 (0.65%) Cisco
11 9 (0.58%) CQG
11 9 (0.58%) ION Trading
11 9 (0.58%) Patsystems
11 9 (0.58%) Reuters
11 9 (0.58%) Trayport