Period
to 12 June 2021

The median annual salary for an AWS Software Engineer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 658 687 940
Rank change year-on-year +29 +253 +158
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 291 193 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 272 175 143
10th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +30.77%
75th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £122,500
90th Percentile £133,250 £138,750 £132,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -15.56%

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 92,086 80,353 137,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.03% 95.16% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 67,086 65,175 110,873
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £73,250 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 +64 285 £95,000 +8.57% 20
London +65 257 £95,000 -7.32% 11
Work from Home -178 33 £60,000 +20.00% 5
UK excluding London -67 27 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North of England -31 14 £50,000 -12.28% 6
North West -16 8 £56,250 -10.00% 6
Midlands -38 8 £50,000 -31.03% 1
East Midlands -24 5 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Yorkshire -39 5 £50,000 -11.50%
South East -10 3 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £48,750 -
South West -57 2 £56,250 +25.00%
North East -9 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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.

1 288 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 252 (86.60%) AWS
3 239 (82.13%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (67.35%) Finance
5 186 (63.92%) Microservices
6 179 (61.51%) Web Services
7 172 (59.11%) Asset Management
8 170 (58.42%) Hedge funds
9 169 (58.08%) Investment Management
10 149 (51.20%) Serverless
11 142 (48.80%) Python
12 141 (48.45%) JavaScript
13 138 (47.42%) AWS Lambda
14 132 (45.36%) Java
15 116 (39.86%) React
16 105 (36.08%) SQL
17 102 (35.05%) C#
18 99 (34.02%) Banking
19 95 (32.65%) .NET
19 95 (32.65%) Amazon ECS
20 93 (31.96%) Project Delivery
20 93 (31.96%) gRPC
21 92 (31.62%) Fintech
21 92 (31.62%) Greenfield Project
22 88 (30.24%) SQL Server
22 88 (30.24%) Amazon EC2
23 86 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
23 86 (29.55%) .NET Core
24 85 (29.21%) Amazon Aurora
24 85 (29.21%) Data Management

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 14 (4.81%) Apache
2 6 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 252 (86.60%) AWS
2 149 (51.20%) Serverless
3 138 (47.42%) AWS Lambda
4 95 (32.65%) Amazon ECS
5 88 (30.24%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (7.56%) Azure
7 18 (6.19%) GCP
8 13 (4.47%) Amazon S3
9 12 (4.12%) AWS Fargate
10 10 (3.44%) Amazon Cognito
11 9 (3.09%) Apigee
11 9 (3.09%) GitHub
12 8 (2.75%) SaaS
13 7 (2.41%) AWS Step Functions
14 5 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (1.03%) Amazon SageMaker
16 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
17 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (30.24%) SQL Server
2 86 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
3 85 (29.21%) Amazon Aurora
4 84 (28.87%) MySQL
5 73 (25.09%) RDBMS
5 73 (25.09%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (4.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (4.12%) Amazon Athena
9 10 (3.44%) Big Data
10 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.37%) Redis
12 2 (0.69%) Apache Ignite
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (4.12%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.44%) GitLab
3 9 (3.09%) Artifactory
3 9 (3.09%) Cypress.io
3 9 (3.09%) JIRA
4 7 (2.41%) gulp
4 7 (2.41%) IntelliJ
4 7 (2.41%) JUnit
4 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio Code
5 5 (1.72%) Moq
5 5 (1.72%) NUnit
6 4 (1.37%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.69%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) Storybook
General
1 196 (67.35%) Finance
2 99 (34.02%) Banking
3 77 (26.46%) Front Office
4 24 (8.25%) Social Skills
5 17 (5.84%) Marketing
6 14 (4.81%) Games
7 10 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.41%) Electronics
9 7 (2.41%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.41%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.69%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (61.51%) Web Services
2 116 (39.86%) React
3 95 (32.65%) .NET
4 93 (31.96%) gRPC
5 86 (29.55%) .NET Core
6 80 (27.49%) Vue.js
7 79 (27.15%) AngularJS
8 75 (25.77%) ASP.NET
8 75 (25.77%) ASP.NET Core
8 75 (25.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 40 (13.75%) J2EE
10 33 (11.34%) Node.js
11 19 (6.53%) REST
12 18 (6.19%) Jest
13 14 (4.81%) CSS
14 11 (3.78%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.78%) React Native
15 10 (3.44%) GraphQL
16 9 (3.09%) AWS Amplify
16 9 (3.09%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 170 (58.42%) Hedge funds
2 92 (31.62%) Greenfield Project
3 84 (28.87%) Pricing Data
4 77 (26.46%) Derivative
4 77 (26.46%) Equities
4 77 (26.46%) Fixed Income
4 77 (26.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.03%) NHS
9 2 (0.69%) Social Media
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.81%) Linux
2 5 (1.72%) Android
2 5 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 239 (82.13%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (63.92%) Microservices
4 172 (59.11%) Asset Management
5 169 (58.08%) Investment Management
6 93 (31.96%) Project Delivery
7 92 (31.62%) Fintech
8 85 (29.21%) Data Management
9 84 (28.87%) Enterprise Data Management
10 76 (26.12%) Migration
11 35 (12.03%) DevOps
11 35 (12.03%) Mentoring
12 33 (11.34%) TDD
13 24 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.19%) BDD
15 15 (5.15%) Computer Science
15 15 (5.15%) Infrastructure as Code
16 13 (4.47%) Artificial Intelligence
16 13 (4.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 11 (3.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (48.80%) Python
2 141 (48.45%) JavaScript
3 132 (45.36%) Java
4 105 (36.08%) SQL
5 102 (35.05%) C#
6 33 (11.34%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.12%) Go
8 6 (2.06%) Ruby
9 5 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.72%) Groovy
9 5 (1.72%) PHP
10 4 (1.37%) Scala
11 3 (1.03%) ES6
12 2 (0.69%) C++
12 2 (0.69%) Clojure
12 2 (0.69%) Java 8
12 2 (0.69%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.34%) Elm
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (3.78%) Degree
2 7 (2.41%) AWS Certification
2 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.37%) OSCE
3 4 (1.37%) OSCP
4 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) GDPR
1 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.37%) NIST
1 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.37%) SOC 1
1 4 (1.37%) SOC 2
2 3 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Accessibility
System Software
1 62 (21.31%) Docker
2 6 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (14.43%) Kubernetes
2 22 (7.56%) Terraform
3 13 (4.47%) Ansible
4 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.37%) Consul
5 4 (1.37%) linkerd
5 4 (1.37%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (27.84%) Oracle
2 72 (24.74%) Sybase
3 14 (4.81%) Google
3 14 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.41%) SAP
5 4 (1.37%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.03%) Cisco
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian