Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS CloudFormation over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 254 352 406
Rank change year-on-year +98 +54 +117
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,192 633 1,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.33% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.18% 2.31% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 810 478 761
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - -

AWS CloudFormation is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37,429 27,420 38,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.85% 35.63% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28,497 22,708 32,085
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,148 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,585 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.62% +2.88% +4.76%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England.

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation within the England region over the 6 months to 14 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
London +52 568 £75,000 -6.25% 93
North of England +74 331 £57,500 -4.17% 54
Yorkshire +67 196 £57,500 -6.12% 16
North West +18 119 £57,500 -4.17% 28
South East +39 113 £70,000 - 13
South West +33 96 £45,000 -10.89% 10
Midlands +1 47 £65,000 +23.81% 19
West Midlands -22 31 £62,500 +19.05% 16
East of England -21 17 £60,000 +9.09% 14
North East +5 16 £49,000 -2.00% 10
East Midlands -16 16 £65,000 +18.18% 3
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 1,159 (97.23%) AWS
2 864 (72.48%) DevOps
3 863 (72.40%) Terraform
4 692 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
5 687 (57.63%) Docker
6 638 (53.52%) Python
7 637 (53.44%) Kubernetes
8 490 (41.11%) Infrastructure as Code
9 470 (39.43%) Linux
10 390 (32.72%) Serverless
11 362 (30.37%) Azure
12 338 (28.36%) Java
13 333 (27.94%) Puppet
14 328 (27.52%) Ansible
15 325 (27.27%) Software Engineering
16 322 (27.01%) AWS Lambda
17 318 (26.68%) Opscode Chef
18 302 (25.34%) GCP
19 283 (23.74%) Jenkins
20 257 (21.56%) JavaScript
21 254 (21.31%) Ruby
21 254 (21.31%) Git (software)
22 246 (20.64%) Microservices
22 246 (20.64%) Scrum
22 246 (20.64%) Configuration Management
23 243 (20.39%) Go
24 237 (19.88%) C#
25 233 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
26 204 (17.11%) Amazon S3
27 203 (17.03%) Deployment Automation

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 72 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (3.61%) Confluence
3 38 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
4 23 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.34%) IIS
5 16 (1.34%) nginx
6 9 (0.76%) Apache
6 9 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.59%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.50%) Traefik
10 4 (0.34%) GemFire
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.17%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.084%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.084%) CMS
13 1 (0.084%) Moodle
13 1 (0.084%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Adobe XD
1 4 (0.34%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.34%) Figma
1 4 (0.34%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 1,159 (97.23%) AWS
2 390 (32.72%) Serverless
3 362 (30.37%) Azure
4 322 (27.01%) AWS Lambda
5 302 (25.34%) GCP
6 204 (17.11%) Amazon S3
7 186 (15.60%) Amazon EC2
8 175 (14.68%) Amazon EKS
9 156 (13.09%) Amazon ECS
10 150 (12.58%) SaaS
11 137 (11.49%) PaaS
12 104 (8.72%) IaaS
13 89 (7.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 86 (7.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 82 (6.88%) Amazon SQS
16 81 (6.80%) CloudFront
17 79 (6.63%) Pulumi
18 66 (5.54%) GitHub
19 60 (5.03%) AWS CodePipeline
20 51 (4.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 35 (2.94%) Firewall
3 34 (2.85%) HTTP
4 30 (2.52%) DNS
5 13 (1.09%) VPN
6 12 (1.01%) IPv4
6 12 (1.01%) WAN
7 11 (0.92%) LAN
8 10 (0.84%) Internet
8 10 (0.84%) VLAN
9 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.25%) BGP
10 3 (0.25%) DHCP
10 3 (0.25%) FTP
10 3 (0.25%) IPv6
10 3 (0.25%) OSPF
10 3 (0.25%) VoIP
11 2 (0.17%) Extranet
11 2 (0.17%) H.323
11 2 (0.17%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.15%) MySQL
2 118 (9.90%) Amazon RDS
3 106 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (8.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 70 (5.87%) NoSQL
6 51 (4.28%) Redis
7 46 (3.86%) MongoDB
8 43 (3.61%) Big Data
9 40 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
10 39 (3.27%) SQL Server
11 34 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (2.18%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.93%) Amazon Athena
14 22 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
15 14 (1.17%) Relational Database
16 13 (1.09%) Data Lake
17 12 (1.01%) MariaDB
18 11 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.92%) BigQuery
18 11 (0.92%) Looker
Development Applications
1 283 (23.74%) Jenkins
2 254 (21.31%) Git (software)
3 111 (9.31%) GitLab
4 98 (8.22%) JIRA
5 64 (5.37%) Bitbucket
6 63 (5.29%) TeamCity
7 50 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 34 (2.85%) Selenium
9 28 (2.35%) JUnit
9 28 (2.35%) Travis CI
10 27 (2.27%) Spinnaker
11 24 (2.01%) EasyMock
12 23 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.76%) Gradle
13 21 (1.76%) Maven
14 20 (1.68%) CircleCI
15 17 (1.43%) Vagrant
16 16 (1.34%) JMeter
16 16 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
17 15 (1.26%) webpack
General
1 192 (16.11%) Social Skills
2 187 (15.69%) Finance
3 91 (7.63%) Public Sector
4 54 (4.53%) Banking
5 38 (3.19%) Presentation Skills
6 31 (2.60%) Legal
6 31 (2.60%) Local Government
7 23 (1.93%) Retail
8 21 (1.76%) Law
9 20 (1.68%) Marketing
10 19 (1.59%) Games
11 17 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.43%) Wearables
12 15 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.76%) Electronics
15 7 (0.59%) Automotive
15 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
17 4 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 531 (44.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 301 (25.25%) AWS Engineer
3 258 (21.64%) AWS DevOps
4 251 (21.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 180 (15.10%) Software Engineer
6 120 (10.07%) Senior DevOps
7 115 (9.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 108 (9.06%) Developer
9 98 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
10 64 (5.37%) Architect
11 54 (4.53%) Platform Engineer
12 42 (3.52%) Senior Software Engineer
13 35 (2.94%) Data Engineer
14 30 (2.52%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 27 (2.27%) Lead Software Engineer
16 26 (2.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 26 (2.18%) Systems Engineer
17 24 (2.01%) Site Engineer
17 24 (2.01%) Technical Leader
18 22 (1.85%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (13.76%) AngularJS
2 129 (10.82%) .NET
3 119 (9.98%) Node.js
4 118 (9.90%) React
5 90 (7.55%) CSS
5 90 (7.55%) Web Services
6 88 (7.38%) Vue.js
7 82 (6.88%) .NET Core
8 58 (4.87%) REST
9 53 (4.45%) Kafka
9 53 (4.45%) RESTful
10 51 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
11 48 (4.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 39 (3.27%) HTML
13 38 (3.19%) Lambda Expressions
14 35 (2.94%) Spring
15 31 (2.60%) Angular 2
15 31 (2.60%) Sinatra
16 29 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (2.35%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.03%) Enterprise Cloud
2 54 (4.53%) Cloud Native
3 46 (3.86%) Virtual Team
4 45 (3.78%) Public Cloud
5 42 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (3.52%) NHS
6 41 (3.44%) Blog
6 41 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (3.10%) Data Structures
8 31 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 26 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.76%) Derivative
12 19 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.43%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.34%) Data Centre
15 15 (1.26%) Clustering
15 15 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (1.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 470 (39.43%) Linux
2 105 (8.81%) Windows
3 95 (7.97%) Unix
4 26 (2.18%) Android
5 23 (1.93%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.26%) CentOS
9 7 (0.59%) Debian
10 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.17%) VMS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.084%) pSOS
13 1 (0.084%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (72.48%) DevOps
2 692 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (41.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 325 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 246 (20.64%) Configuration Management
5 246 (20.64%) Microservices
5 246 (20.64%) Scrum
6 233 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (17.03%) Deployment Automation
8 182 (15.27%) TDD
9 138 (11.58%) Test Automation
10 137 (11.49%) Migration
11 129 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
12 125 (10.49%) Mentoring
13 116 (9.73%) Unit Testing
14 101 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 94 (7.89%) SDLC
16 90 (7.55%) SOLID
17 88 (7.38%) OOP
18 87 (7.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 638 (53.52%) Python
2 338 (28.36%) Java
3 257 (21.56%) JavaScript
4 254 (21.31%) Ruby
5 243 (20.39%) Go
6 237 (19.88%) C#
7 166 (13.93%) Bash Shell
8 146 (12.25%) SQL
9 133 (11.16%) PowerShell
10 131 (10.99%) C++
11 99 (8.31%) Kotlin
12 98 (8.22%) Scala
13 56 (4.70%) ES6
14 52 (4.36%) TypeScript
15 50 (4.19%) PHP
16 40 (3.36%) Shell Script
17 30 (2.52%) Perl
18 22 (1.85%) VB.NET
19 21 (1.76%) Groovy
20 19 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 105 (8.81%) AWS Certification
2 82 (6.88%) Degree
3 72 (6.04%) Security Cleared
4 51 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.34%) CISSP
7 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.34%) OCP
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.17%) CCIE
8 2 (0.17%) CCNP
8 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.084%) CCSP
9 1 (0.084%) CISM
9 1 (0.084%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.18%) QA
2 10 (0.84%) GDPR
2 10 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.67%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.084%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.084%) NIST
5 1 (0.084%) SLA
5 1 (0.084%) SOC 2
System Software
1 687 (57.63%) Docker
2 21 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.59%) etcd
8 4 (0.34%) HDFS
9 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.17%) Xen
11 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.084%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 863 (72.40%) Terraform
2 637 (53.44%) Kubernetes
3 333 (27.94%) Puppet
4 328 (27.52%) Ansible
5 318 (26.68%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (3.52%) Prometheus
7 40 (3.36%) Grafana
8 31 (2.60%) Nagios
8 31 (2.60%) Packer
9 26 (2.18%) Consul
10 25 (2.10%) Istio
11 18 (1.51%) Salt
12 16 (1.34%) Graylog
13 14 (1.17%) Graphite
13 14 (1.17%) Opsgenie
14 13 (1.09%) Fortio
14 13 (1.09%) Kiali
14 13 (1.09%) Sysdig
15 12 (1.01%) CFEngine
15 12 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 85 (7.13%) Oracle
2 83 (6.96%) Google
3 67 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 65 (5.45%) SaltStack
5 32 (2.68%) VMware
6 25 (2.10%) Atlassian
7 24 (2.01%) Splunk
8 11 (0.92%) AppDynamics
8 11 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.84%) IBM
9 10 (0.84%) PagerDuty
9 10 (0.84%) SAP
10 9 (0.76%) Cloudera
10 9 (0.76%) Dynatrace
10 9 (0.76%) Hortonworks
10 9 (0.76%) New Relic
11 8 (0.67%) Alibaba
12 7 (0.59%) EnterpriseDB
13 6 (0.50%) Adobe
13 6 (0.50%) Okta