Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Software Engineer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 731 972 1119
Rank change year-on-year +241 +147 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 259 143 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.097% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.10% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 245 135 65
Median annual salary £87,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £48,250 £38,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £130,000 £110,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 112,506 141,990 170,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.96% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90,145 113,365 140,397
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,672 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

AWS Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Software Engineer over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Top 13 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 31 March 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 +234 247 £87,500 +40.00% 23
London +218 204 £87,500 -7.89% 14
UK excluding London +84 55 £50,000 - 9
North of England +57 21 £50,000 -9.09%
Work from Home +4 19 £50,000 -44.44% 1
North West +33 12 £45,000 -18.18%
Scotland - 12 £42,500 -
South East +41 10 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Yorkshire +43 9 £56,500 +25.56%
South West +48 7 £45,000 -27.42% 1
East of England +31 3 £48,750 -45.83% 1
Midlands +49 2 £73,750 +96.67%
East Midlands - 2 £73,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 248 (95.75%) Software Engineering
2 238 (91.89%) AWS
3 204 (78.76%) Java
4 170 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (55.60%) Web Services
5 144 (55.60%) Finance
6 136 (52.51%) Asset Management
7 120 (46.33%) JavaScript
8 119 (45.95%) Microservices
9 107 (41.31%) Python
10 103 (39.77%) DevOps
11 88 (33.98%) React
12 82 (31.66%) Docker
13 81 (31.27%) SQL
14 76 (29.34%) Front Office
15 75 (28.96%) Fixed Income
16 71 (27.41%) J2EE
17 66 (25.48%) Banking
18 61 (23.55%) Node.js
19 58 (22.39%) Decision-Making
20 55 (21.24%) Terraform
21 54 (20.85%) AngularJS
22 53 (20.46%) Kubernetes
22 53 (20.46%) Spring
23 46 (17.76%) Investment Management
24 45 (17.37%) Azure
25 44 (16.99%) Amazon SQS
25 44 (16.99%) Serverless
25 44 (16.99%) Greenfield Project
26 43 (16.60%) Vue.js

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 (4.25%) CMS
2 8 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (3.09%) JBoss
2 8 (3.09%) Jetty
2 8 (3.09%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.77%) WordPress
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 12 (4.63%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.39%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 238 (91.89%) AWS
2 45 (17.37%) Azure
3 44 (16.99%) Amazon SQS
3 44 (16.99%) Serverless
4 43 (16.60%) GCP
5 41 (15.83%) AWS Lambda
5 41 (15.83%) OpenShift
6 40 (15.44%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (15.06%) Amazon ECS
7 39 (15.06%) Amazon S3
8 25 (9.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (4.63%) AWS Fargate
10 9 (3.47%) SaaS
11 4 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.16%) AWS Step Functions
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon Cognito
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.39%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) DNS
1 2 (0.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.60%) Amazon RDS
2 39 (15.06%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (12.36%) Amazon Aurora
3 32 (12.36%) MySQL
3 32 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 32 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 31 (11.97%) RDBMS
5 27 (10.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (7.34%) NoSQL
7 13 (5.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (5.02%) Big Data
8 5 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.39%) Flink
10 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 25 (9.65%) Artifactory
3 19 (7.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (7.34%) Travis CI
4 12 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.25%) RStudio
6 9 (3.47%) GitLab
7 5 (1.93%) JIRA
8 4 (1.54%) Maven
8 4 (1.54%) Subversion
9 2 (0.77%) GoCD
9 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.39%) Gradle
General
1 144 (55.60%) Finance
2 76 (29.34%) Front Office
3 66 (25.48%) Banking
4 30 (11.58%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.09%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.54%) Law
6 4 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (55.60%) Web Services
2 88 (33.98%) React
3 71 (27.41%) J2EE
4 61 (23.55%) Node.js
5 54 (20.85%) AngularJS
6 53 (20.46%) Spring
7 43 (16.60%) Vue.js
8 41 (15.83%) Dropwizard
9 40 (15.44%) J2SE
10 31 (11.97%) gRPC
11 28 (10.81%) CSS
11 28 (10.81%) HTML
12 27 (10.42%) RESTful
13 23 (8.88%) .NET
13 23 (8.88%) Play Framework
14 19 (7.34%) Spring Boot
15 14 (5.41%) REST
16 13 (5.02%) Akka
17 9 (3.47%) Lambda Expressions
17 9 (3.47%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 75 (28.96%) Fixed Income
2 44 (16.99%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (16.60%) Equities
3 43 (16.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (16.22%) Derivative
4 42 (16.22%) Hedge funds
5 31 (11.97%) Pricing Data
6 12 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.47%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.32%) Blog
9 4 (1.54%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.16%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.16%) Social Media
11 2 (0.77%) AS400
11 2 (0.77%) User Experience
12 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.39%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (95.75%) Software Engineering
2 170 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (52.51%) Asset Management
4 119 (45.95%) Microservices
5 103 (39.77%) DevOps
6 58 (22.39%) Decision-Making
7 46 (17.76%) Investment Management
8 41 (15.83%) TDD
9 31 (11.97%) Data Management
9 31 (11.97%) Enterprise Data Management
10 30 (11.58%) Business Analysis
11 29 (11.20%) Front End Development
12 23 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (8.11%) Open Source
14 20 (7.72%) Technical Debt
15 19 (7.34%) Analytics
15 19 (7.34%) E-Commerce
16 18 (6.95%) Integration Testing
17 16 (6.18%) Fintech
17 16 (6.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 204 (78.76%) Java
2 120 (46.33%) JavaScript
3 107 (41.31%) Python
4 81 (31.27%) SQL
5 33 (12.74%) R
5 33 (12.74%) Scala
6 28 (10.81%) C#
7 25 (9.65%) TypeScript
8 17 (6.56%) Java 8
9 15 (5.79%) Go
10 14 (5.41%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.93%) PHP
12 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.16%) C
13 3 (1.16%) ES6
13 3 (1.16%) Perl
13 3 (1.16%) Ruby
14 2 (0.77%) RPG
15 1 (0.39%) C++
15 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.32%) Degree
2 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.18%) QA
System Software
1 82 (31.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 55 (21.24%) Terraform
2 53 (20.46%) Kubernetes
3 19 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.02%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (15.06%) Google
2 31 (11.97%) Oracle
2 31 (11.97%) Sybase
3 12 (4.63%) WorldPay
4 9 (3.47%) FIS
5 8 (3.09%) Adobe
5 8 (3.09%) Apple
6 2 (0.77%) Facebook
7 1 (0.39%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.39%) Instagram
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.39%) Zend