Period
to 19 November 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS Software Engineer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 756 1022 1137
Rank change year-on-year +266 +115 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS Software Engineer 317 146 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.090% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.094% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 259 125 66
UK median annual salary £95,000 £70,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +23.35% -1.30%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,000 £43,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £110,500 £83,750
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 130,704 155,424 171,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.88% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 104,568 125,168 137,308
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Software Engineer in the UK

AWS Software Engineer
Top 10 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 19 November 2019. 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 +264 298 £95,000 +58.33% 33
London +269 259 £112,500 +34.33% 23
UK excluding London +60 57 £47,500 -13.64% 10
South East +38 24 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +41 18 £55,000 -
North West +23 10 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North of England +16 10 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Midlands +33 3 £47,500 -26.92%
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
East of England +50 2 £60,000 -20.00% 3

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 306 (96.53%) Software Engineering
2 297 (93.69%) AWS
3 284 (89.59%) Java
4 241 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
5 221 (69.72%) Web Services
6 208 (65.62%) Microservices
7 195 (61.51%) Finance
8 185 (58.36%) Docker
9 173 (54.57%) Asset Management
10 148 (46.69%) Python
11 139 (43.85%) SQL
12 137 (43.22%) JavaScript
13 116 (36.59%) Front Office
14 113 (35.65%) Fixed Income
14 113 (35.65%) DevOps
15 94 (29.65%) C#
16 88 (27.76%) J2EE
17 84 (26.50%) J2SE
18 83 (26.18%) Kubernetes
19 75 (23.66%) C++
20 74 (23.34%) Amazon RDS
21 72 (22.71%) Spring
21 72 (22.71%) Terraform
22 71 (22.40%) Node.js
23 70 (22.08%) React
24 68 (21.45%) OpenShift
25 67 (21.14%) Amazon S3
26 65 (20.50%) TDD
26 65 (20.50%) Dropwizard
27 64 (20.19%) PostgreSQL

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 8 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.21%) JBoss
2 7 (2.21%) Jetty
2 7 (2.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.21%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 38 (11.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 297 (93.69%) AWS
2 68 (21.45%) OpenShift
3 67 (21.14%) Amazon S3
4 63 (19.87%) Amazon EC2
4 63 (19.87%) Amazon ECS
4 63 (19.87%) Amazon SQS
5 58 (18.30%) GitHub
6 44 (13.88%) Serverless
7 38 (11.99%) AWS Lambda
8 35 (11.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 28 (8.83%) AWS Fargate
10 21 (6.62%) GCP
11 16 (5.05%) Azure
12 11 (3.47%) SaaS
13 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.63%) AWS IoT
15 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.32%) AWS CodePipeline
15 1 (0.32%) npm
15 1 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.32%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (23.34%) Amazon RDS
2 64 (20.19%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (18.93%) Relational Database
4 59 (18.61%) Amazon Aurora
4 59 (18.61%) MySQL
4 59 (18.61%) RDBMS
5 58 (18.30%) SQL Server
6 39 (12.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (11.04%) Big Data
8 30 (9.46%) Amazon Redshift
9 28 (8.83%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.89%) BigQuery
10 6 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.58%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.26%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.32%) Redis
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (10.73%) Jenkins
2 33 (10.41%) Artifactory
3 26 (8.20%) GitLab
4 16 (5.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.89%) JIRA
6 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.63%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.63%) Gradle
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.32%) GoCD
9 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.32%) Subversion
9 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 195 (61.51%) Finance
2 116 (36.59%) Front Office
3 39 (12.30%) Banking
4 11 (3.47%) Retail
5 7 (2.21%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (69.72%) Web Services
2 88 (27.76%) J2EE
3 84 (26.50%) J2SE
4 72 (22.71%) Spring
5 71 (22.40%) Node.js
6 70 (22.08%) React
7 65 (20.50%) Dropwizard
8 63 (19.87%) AngularJS
9 59 (18.61%) gRPC
10 55 (17.35%) RESTful
11 52 (16.40%) Play Framework
12 47 (14.83%) Spring Boot
13 41 (12.93%) Akka
14 27 (8.52%) Lambda Expressions
15 22 (6.94%) .NET
16 21 (6.62%) Swagger
17 15 (4.73%) CSS
17 15 (4.73%) HTML
18 12 (3.79%) REST
19 7 (2.21%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 113 (35.65%) Fixed Income
2 59 (18.61%) Pricing Data
3 56 (17.67%) Derivative
4 42 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
5 38 (11.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 27 (8.52%) Equities
6 27 (8.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (8.52%) Reference Data
7 13 (4.10%) Cloud Native
8 8 (2.52%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.52%) FMCG
8 8 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.21%) User Experience
10 4 (1.26%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.95%) Blog
11 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.63%) Robotics
12 2 (0.63%) Social Media
13 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.57%) Linux
2 9 (2.84%) Android
2 9 (2.84%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.21%) Windows
4 6 (1.89%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (96.53%) Software Engineering
2 241 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (65.62%) Microservices
4 173 (54.57%) Asset Management
5 113 (35.65%) DevOps
6 65 (20.50%) TDD
7 63 (19.87%) Mentoring
8 60 (18.93%) Front End Development
9 59 (18.61%) Data Management
9 59 (18.61%) Enterprise Data Management
10 57 (17.98%) Investment Management
11 56 (17.67%) Fund Management
11 56 (17.67%) Portfolio Management
12 45 (14.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (13.56%) API Design
14 40 (12.62%) E-Commerce
15 39 (12.30%) Integration Testing
15 39 (12.30%) Technical Debt
16 38 (11.99%) Architectural Design
16 38 (11.99%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 284 (89.59%) Java
2 148 (46.69%) Python
3 139 (43.85%) SQL
4 137 (43.22%) JavaScript
5 94 (29.65%) C#
6 75 (23.66%) C++
7 58 (18.30%) Scala
8 57 (17.98%) R
9 15 (4.73%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.47%) C
11 10 (3.15%) Go
11 10 (3.15%) PHP
12 6 (1.89%) Java 8
13 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.58%) ES6
14 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.32%) Groovy
15 1 (0.32%) RPG
15 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (4.42%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.21%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.30%) QA
System Software
1 185 (58.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 83 (26.18%) Kubernetes
2 72 (22.71%) Terraform
3 39 (12.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) Control-M
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 58 (18.30%) Oracle
2 57 (17.98%) Sybase
3 56 (17.67%) Bloomberg
3 56 (17.67%) Reuters
4 38 (11.99%) WorldPay
5 11 (3.47%) Google
6 7 (2.21%) Apple
7 4 (1.26%) FIS
7 4 (1.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.63%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.32%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.32%) Databricks
9 1 (0.32%) Zend