Period
to 21 February 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Software Engineer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon Web Services Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 753 968 1122
Rank change year-on-year +215 +154 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 270 138 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.091% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.095% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 227 107 52
UK median annual salary £87,500 £62,500 £62,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -0.40% +9.13%
10th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -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 118,150 145,103 169,894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.92% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,698 116,046 139,291
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

AWS Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Software Engineer over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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 +244 258 £87,500 +45.83% 35
London +272 224 £90,000 +5.88% 17
UK excluding London +64 46 £47,500 -13.64% 19
South East +57 12 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Scotland +44 12 £48,750 -11.36% 1
North of England +34 12 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North West +43 11 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West +44 7 £45,000 -27.42% 2
Midlands +32 2 £51,250 +36.67% 2
East Midlands - 2 £51,250 -
East of England +44 1 £70,000 -15.15% 4
Yorkshire +38 1 £56,500 +18.95% 1

AWS Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, AWS Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 260 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 249 (92.22%) AWS
3 219 (81.11%) Java
4 187 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (63.33%) Web Services
6 166 (61.48%) Microservices
7 159 (58.89%) Finance
8 148 (54.81%) Asset Management
9 121 (44.81%) SQL
10 110 (40.74%) Docker
11 105 (38.89%) DevOps
12 102 (37.78%) J2EE
13 101 (37.41%) JavaScript
14 98 (36.30%) Python
15 82 (30.37%) Front Office
16 80 (29.63%) Fixed Income
17 71 (26.30%) J2SE
18 69 (25.56%) Terraform
19 67 (24.81%) Amazon SQS
20 66 (24.44%) Banking
21 65 (24.07%) Kubernetes
22 64 (23.70%) Amazon S3
23 63 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
23 63 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
23 63 (23.33%) Spring
24 62 (22.96%) React
25 61 (22.59%) Amazon ECS
26 57 (21.11%) Dropwizard
26 57 (21.11%) OpenShift
26 57 (21.11%) R

AWS Software 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 11 (4.07%) CMS
2 9 (3.33%) JBoss
2 9 (3.33%) Jetty
2 9 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 23 (8.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.37%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 249 (92.22%) AWS
2 67 (24.81%) Amazon SQS
3 64 (23.70%) Amazon S3
4 63 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (22.59%) Amazon ECS
6 57 (21.11%) OpenShift
7 46 (17.04%) Serverless
8 44 (16.30%) AWS Lambda
9 34 (12.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (12.59%) Azure
10 33 (12.22%) GCP
11 26 (9.63%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (3.70%) SaaS
13 4 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.37%) AWS IoT
14 1 (0.37%) GitHub
14 1 (0.37%) IaaS
14 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
2 55 (20.37%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (17.78%) Amazon Aurora
3 48 (17.78%) MySQL
3 48 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 48 (17.78%) SQL Server
4 47 (17.41%) RDBMS
5 36 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 27 (10.00%) Big Data
7 25 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (8.52%) NoSQL
9 13 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.48%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.37%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 34 (12.59%) Artifactory
3 21 (7.78%) GitLab
4 19 (7.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (7.04%) Travis CI
5 14 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.85%) JIRA
7 4 (1.48%) Maven
7 4 (1.48%) Subversion
8 2 (0.74%) GoCD
8 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.37%) Gradle
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 159 (58.89%) Finance
2 82 (30.37%) Front Office
3 66 (24.44%) Banking
4 19 (7.04%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.22%) Retail
7 3 (1.11%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (63.33%) Web Services
2 102 (37.78%) J2EE
3 71 (26.30%) J2SE
4 63 (23.33%) Spring
5 62 (22.96%) React
6 57 (21.11%) Dropwizard
7 47 (17.41%) gRPC
8 42 (15.56%) Node.js
9 37 (13.70%) RESTful
10 33 (12.22%) Play Framework
11 30 (11.11%) Spring Boot
12 28 (10.37%) CSS
12 28 (10.37%) HTML
13 26 (9.63%) AngularJS
14 24 (8.89%) Lambda Expressions
15 23 (8.52%) Akka
15 23 (8.52%) Vue.js
16 21 (7.78%) Swagger
17 20 (7.41%) .NET
18 13 (4.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (29.63%) Fixed Income
2 53 (19.63%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (17.41%) Equities
3 47 (17.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (17.41%) Pricing Data
4 24 (8.89%) Reference Data
5 23 (8.52%) Derivative
5 23 (8.52%) Hedge funds
5 23 (8.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.22%) Blog
6 6 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.48%) User Experience
8 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) AS400
9 2 (0.74%) FMCG
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.37%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 187 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (61.48%) Microservices
4 148 (54.81%) Asset Management
5 105 (38.89%) DevOps
6 56 (20.74%) Decision-Making
7 47 (17.41%) Data Management
7 47 (17.41%) Enterprise Data Management
7 47 (17.41%) TDD
8 33 (12.22%) Analytics
9 32 (11.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 29 (10.74%) E-Commerce
10 29 (10.74%) Integration Testing
11 26 (9.63%) Data Analytics
12 25 (9.26%) Investment Management
12 25 (9.26%) Technical Debt
13 24 (8.89%) Architectural Design
13 24 (8.89%) ETL
14 23 (8.52%) API Design
14 23 (8.52%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 219 (81.11%) Java
2 121 (44.81%) SQL
3 101 (37.41%) JavaScript
4 98 (36.30%) Python
5 57 (21.11%) R
6 43 (15.93%) Scala
7 27 (10.00%) C#
8 22 (8.15%) TypeScript
9 14 (5.19%) Java 8
10 7 (2.59%) Go
10 7 (2.59%) PHP
11 5 (1.85%) C
11 5 (1.85%) ES6
11 5 (1.85%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.74%) C++
12 2 (0.74%) RPG
13 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (3.70%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.52%) QA
System Software
1 110 (40.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 69 (25.56%) Terraform
2 65 (24.07%) Kubernetes
3 24 (8.89%) Ansible
4 19 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (17.41%) Oracle
1 47 (17.41%) Sybase
2 26 (9.63%) Google
3 23 (8.52%) WorldPay
4 9 (3.33%) Apple
4 9 (3.33%) FIS
5 8 (2.96%) Adobe
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.37%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.37%) Databricks
7 1 (0.37%) Facebook
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.37%) Zend