AWS Solutions Developer Associate Details

Certification Industry: Cloud

Certificate Name: AWS Solutions Developer Associate

Certificate Issuing Authority: Amazon Web Services(AWS)

Certification Price: 150 USD

Certificate Validity:

The Amazon Web Services Certified Developer - Associate exam is designed for individuals having an understanding of core  AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices along with an in-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language. This credential is meant for professionals who perform a development role and have one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining an AWS-based application.

Average Salary Range

USA: $101,130  (Source)

India: 9,06,921 INR (Source)


1.  Gold Standard: According to Gartner, AWS's cloud is 10 times bigger than its 14 competitors combined. Therefore, it can be safely assumed that AWS is quickly becoming the gold standard of the Cloud.

2. Top Money: AWS skills are high in demand capable of proving the potential of the certificant to prospective employers. They also ensure top money owing to the unique skillset.

Content Outline

Domain 1. Deployment (22%)

Domain 2. Security (26%)

Domain 3. Development with AWS Services (30%)

Domain 4. Refactoring (10%)

Domain 5. Monitoring and Troubleshooting (12%)

AWS Solutions Developer Associate Exam Details:

Exam Format: Multiple-choice, multiple-answer 

Exam Type: Associate 

Exam Time: 130 minutes 

Exam Language: Available in English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese

Passing Criteria

AWS Certification passing scores are set by using statistical analysis and are subject to change. AWS does not publish exam passing scores because exam questions and passing scores are updated to reflect changes in test forms as the content is updated. 

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