Period
to 25 September 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS Software Engineer was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 480 816 1034
Rank change year-on-year +336 +218 +98
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 200 263 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.19% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 198 211 134
Median annual salary £110,000 £95,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +38.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £55,000 £38,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £138,750 £143,750 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +12.82%

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 46,274 134,719 160,870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.76% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37,867 107,248 129,656
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +325 195 £110,000 +15.79% 15
London +239 169 £110,000 -4.35% 9
UK excluding London +301 31 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South East +227 9 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North of England +188 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +139 7 £72,500 +52.63% 1
North West +144 6 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Work from Home +63 6 £90,000 +20.00% 3
Scotland +105 5 £42,500 -22.73% 1
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +101 3 £72,500 +52.63%
North East - 2 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 199 (99.50%) Software Engineering
2 182 (91.00%) AWS
3 157 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (74.50%) JavaScript
5 147 (73.50%) Finance
6 145 (72.50%) Web Services
7 139 (69.50%) React
7 139 (69.50%) AngularJS
8 136 (68.00%) Asset Management
9 135 (67.50%) Front Office
10 130 (65.00%) Investment Management
11 129 (64.50%) Derivative
11 129 (64.50%) Hedge funds
11 129 (64.50%) Fixed Income
11 129 (64.50%) Vue.js
12 121 (60.50%) Fintech
13 118 (59.00%) Python
14 115 (57.50%) Java
15 68 (34.00%) C#
16 67 (33.50%) .NET
17 65 (32.50%) .NET Core
18 64 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 64 (32.00%) Equities
19 63 (31.50%) Microservices
20 55 (27.50%) ASP.NET
21 47 (23.50%) Azure
22 45 (22.50%) Investment Banking
22 45 (22.50%) Banking
23 43 (21.50%) Migration
24 42 (21.00%) ASP.NET Core

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 4 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 182 (91.00%) AWS
2 47 (23.50%) Azure
3 34 (17.00%) GCP
4 6 (3.00%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.50%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.50%) Serverless
6 4 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.00%) SaaS
7 3 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.50%) GitHub
8 2 (1.00%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.50%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.00%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.50%) MySQL
3 8 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.00%) Redis
4 7 (3.50%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) Flink
9 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) RStudio
2 6 (3.00%) MSBuild
2 6 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (3.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.50%) GoCD
4 4 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.50%) JIRA
5 3 (1.50%) JUnit
5 3 (1.50%) Mocha
6 2 (1.00%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.50%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.50%) GitLab
7 1 (0.50%) Gradle
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 147 (73.50%) Finance
2 135 (67.50%) Front Office
3 45 (22.50%) Banking
3 45 (22.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.50%) Games
5 2 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (72.50%) Web Services
2 139 (69.50%) AngularJS
2 139 (69.50%) React
3 129 (64.50%) Vue.js
4 67 (33.50%) .NET
5 65 (32.50%) .NET Core
6 55 (27.50%) ASP.NET
7 42 (21.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 27 (13.50%) Node.js
9 5 (2.50%) WPF
10 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.00%) gRPC
10 4 (2.00%) Kafka
10 4 (2.00%) MSMQ
10 4 (2.00%) REST
10 4 (2.00%) Spring
11 3 (1.50%) Jest
11 3 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.50%) Spring Boot
11 3 (1.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (64.50%) Derivative
1 129 (64.50%) Fixed Income
1 129 (64.50%) Hedge funds
2 64 (32.00%) Equities
2 64 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (99.50%) Software Engineering
2 157 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (68.00%) Asset Management
4 130 (65.00%) Investment Management
5 121 (60.50%) Fintech
6 63 (31.50%) Microservices
7 43 (21.50%) Migration
8 23 (11.50%) DevOps
9 17 (8.50%) Machine Learning
10 16 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.00%) Decision-Making
10 16 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
11 15 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (6.00%) Front End Development
13 10 (5.00%) Open Source
14 7 (3.50%) CRM
14 7 (3.50%) OO
14 7 (3.50%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (3.50%) Test Automation
15 6 (3.00%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 149 (74.50%) JavaScript
2 118 (59.00%) Python
3 115 (57.50%) Java
4 68 (34.00%) C#
5 13 (6.50%) Go
5 13 (6.50%) Kotlin
6 6 (3.00%) F#
7 4 (2.00%) Scala
8 3 (1.50%) Ruby
9 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.00%) PHP
9 2 (1.00%) SQL
9 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.50%) Clojure
10 1 (0.50%) Elixir
10 1 (0.50%) ES6
10 1 (0.50%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (2.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (10.50%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.50%) Terraform
3 1 (0.50%) Grafana
3 1 (0.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 35 (17.50%) Google
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.50%) Instagram
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle