Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 383 429
Rank change year-on-year +119 +46 +166
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 840 843 972
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.24% 0.75% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 2.19% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 867 691 924
Median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% -3.70% +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 27,826 38,559 37,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.06% 34.42% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23,387 31,966 30,667
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +85 368 £75,000 - 97
North of England +140 258 £52,500 -12.50% 60
Yorkshire +126 159 £55,000 -12.70% 18
North West +58 90 £50,000 -13.04% 40
South West +90 69 £47,500 -13.64% 15
South East +89 58 £70,000 -1.75% 24
Midlands +60 55 £47,500 -26.92% 11
West Midlands +45 39 £47,500 -32.14% 9
East Midlands +44 16 £47,500 -20.83% 2
East of England +51 15 £70,000 +16.67% 14
North East +16 9 £47,500 -25.22% 2
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 822 (97.86%) AWS
2 627 (74.64%) Terraform
3 607 (72.26%) DevOps
4 489 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
5 484 (57.62%) Docker
6 443 (52.74%) Python
7 440 (52.38%) Kubernetes
8 390 (46.43%) Linux
9 310 (36.90%) Puppet
10 301 (35.83%) Opscode Chef
11 267 (31.79%) Infrastructure as Code
12 242 (28.81%) Ansible
13 216 (25.71%) Serverless
14 213 (25.36%) Go
14 213 (25.36%) Azure
15 207 (24.64%) Deployment Automation
16 202 (24.05%) Git (software)
17 201 (23.93%) Java
18 198 (23.57%) Configuration Management
18 198 (23.57%) Jenkins
19 193 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
20 188 (22.38%) Ruby
21 184 (21.90%) GCP
22 176 (20.95%) AWS Lambda
23 164 (19.52%) C#
24 163 (19.40%) Software Engineering
25 151 (17.98%) JavaScript
26 149 (17.74%) Scrum
27 141 (16.79%) TDD
28 137 (16.31%) Amazon EC2

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 49 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (4.17%) Confluence
3 21 (2.50%) nginx
4 16 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.19%) Apache
6 10 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.07%) IIS
8 5 (0.60%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Luigi
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 822 (97.86%) AWS
2 216 (25.71%) Serverless
3 213 (25.36%) Azure
4 184 (21.90%) GCP
5 176 (20.95%) AWS Lambda
6 137 (16.31%) Amazon EC2
7 131 (15.60%) Amazon EKS
8 118 (14.05%) Amazon ECS
9 112 (13.33%) Amazon S3
10 85 (10.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 78 (9.29%) SaaS
12 74 (8.81%) Pulumi
13 57 (6.79%) PaaS
14 52 (6.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 46 (5.48%) IaaS
16 45 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
17 33 (3.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 32 (3.81%) AWS CodePipeline
19 30 (3.57%) CloudFront
20 28 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 35 (4.17%) Firewall
3 17 (2.02%) VPN
4 16 (1.90%) Network Security
5 11 (1.31%) DNS
6 8 (0.95%) Internet
7 7 (0.83%) VLAN
7 7 (0.83%) WAN
8 6 (0.71%) LAN
8 6 (0.71%) VoIP
9 5 (0.60%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.60%) Extranet
9 5 (0.60%) H.323
9 5 (0.60%) HTTP
9 5 (0.60%) MGCP
9 5 (0.60%) Sourcefire
9 5 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (11.19%) Amazon RDS
2 68 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
3 59 (7.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 49 (5.83%) MySQL
5 40 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 36 (4.29%) SQL Server
7 34 (4.05%) Big Data
7 34 (4.05%) NoSQL
8 26 (3.10%) Redis
9 22 (2.62%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
11 14 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.31%) Snowflake Schema
14 10 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.07%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.95%) Data Lake
17 7 (0.83%) BigQuery
18 5 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 202 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 198 (23.57%) Jenkins
3 74 (8.81%) JIRA
4 62 (7.38%) GitLab
5 46 (5.48%) TeamCity
6 37 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 26 (3.10%) Selenium
9 23 (2.74%) Bitbucket
9 23 (2.74%) Maven
10 12 (1.43%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.43%) Gradle
11 11 (1.31%) Postman
12 10 (1.19%) Travis CI
13 8 (0.95%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.95%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.83%) Mocha
14 7 (0.83%) ReSharper
14 7 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (13.81%) Finance
2 44 (5.24%) Banking
3 29 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.02%) Games
5 14 (1.67%) Marketing
6 12 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.31%) Back Office
8 10 (1.19%) Law
8 10 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.95%) Billing
11 7 (0.83%) Automotive
12 6 (0.71%) Advertising
12 6 (0.71%) Legal
12 6 (0.71%) Publishing
12 6 (0.71%) Retail
13 5 (0.60%) Local Government
13 5 (0.60%) Military
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 426 (50.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 277 (32.98%) AWS Engineer
3 244 (29.05%) AWS DevOps
4 239 (28.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 85 (10.12%) Software Engineer
6 75 (8.93%) Developer
7 53 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 51 (6.07%) Senior DevOps
9 48 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 33 (3.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 29 (3.45%) Python Engineer
12 26 (3.10%) Architect
13 24 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
14 22 (2.62%) Data Engineer
14 22 (2.62%) Site Engineer
15 19 (2.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 19 (2.26%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 16 (1.90%) Java Developer
18 14 (1.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.48%) Node.js
2 83 (9.88%) AngularJS
3 65 (7.74%) .NET
3 65 (7.74%) Vue.js
4 58 (6.90%) Web Services
5 57 (6.79%) React
6 39 (4.64%) .NET Core
7 37 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
8 31 (3.69%) RESTful
9 29 (3.45%) Kafka
10 26 (3.10%) Spring Boot
11 24 (2.86%) REST
11 24 (2.86%) Spring
12 22 (2.62%) Lambda Expressions
13 20 (2.38%) CSS
14 18 (2.14%) React Native
15 16 (1.90%) HTML
16 15 (1.79%) Serverless Framework
17 14 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
18 13 (1.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.98%) Enterprise Cloud
2 35 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 34 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 28 (3.33%) Hedge funds
6 27 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.74%) Social Network
8 22 (2.62%) Public Cloud
8 22 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.26%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (2.14%) Derivative
11 16 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.19%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.19%) Private Cloud
16 9 (1.07%) User Experience
16 9 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 390 (46.43%) Linux
2 71 (8.45%) Windows
3 69 (8.21%) Unix
4 20 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.55%) Android
8 12 (1.43%) CentOS
9 7 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.48%) Debian
11 3 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.36%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (72.26%) DevOps
2 489 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (31.79%) Infrastructure as Code
4 207 (24.64%) Deployment Automation
5 198 (23.57%) Configuration Management
6 193 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
7 163 (19.40%) Software Engineering
8 149 (17.74%) Scrum
9 141 (16.79%) TDD
10 116 (13.81%) Migration
11 102 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
12 84 (10.00%) Microservices
13 78 (9.29%) Unit Testing
14 77 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 73 (8.69%) Test Automation
16 67 (7.98%) SDLC
17 65 (7.74%) Fintech
18 64 (7.62%) OOP
19 62 (7.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
19 62 (7.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 443 (52.74%) Python
2 213 (25.36%) Go
3 201 (23.93%) Java
4 188 (22.38%) Ruby
5 164 (19.52%) C#
6 151 (17.98%) JavaScript
7 102 (12.14%) C++
8 96 (11.43%) Bash Shell
9 94 (11.19%) SQL
10 75 (8.93%) Kotlin
11 71 (8.45%) PowerShell
12 70 (8.33%) Scala
13 35 (4.17%) TypeScript
14 34 (4.05%) PHP
15 28 (3.33%) C
16 19 (2.26%) ES6
17 18 (2.14%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.19%) R
19 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
20 6 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 96 (11.43%) AWS Certification
2 47 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.76%) Degree
4 26 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.60%) CCIE
6 5 (0.60%) CCNP
6 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.36%) CISSP
7 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) CFA
9 1 (0.12%) CISM
9 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.62%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.07%) GDPR
3 9 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.12%) NIST
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 484 (57.62%) Docker
2 18 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.60%) Xen
6 4 (0.48%) LXC
6 4 (0.48%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) KVM
7 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 627 (74.64%) Terraform
2 440 (52.38%) Kubernetes
3 310 (36.90%) Puppet
4 301 (35.83%) Opscode Chef
5 242 (28.81%) Ansible
6 44 (5.24%) Istio
7 39 (4.64%) Prometheus
8 30 (3.57%) Packer
9 26 (3.10%) Nagios
10 23 (2.74%) Fortio
10 23 (2.74%) Kiali
11 21 (2.50%) Grafana
12 14 (1.67%) Salt
13 13 (1.55%) Kibana
14 8 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.95%) logstash
15 5 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
15 5 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 63 (7.50%) SaltStack
2 61 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.36%) Google
4 43 (5.12%) Oracle
5 25 (2.98%) Atlassian
6 24 (2.86%) Dynatrace
7 21 (2.50%) Splunk
7 21 (2.50%) VMware
8 19 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.31%) AppDynamics
9 11 (1.31%) Databricks
9 11 (1.31%) SolarWinds
10 10 (1.19%) Cisco
11 9 (1.07%) Palo Alto
12 6 (0.71%) F5
12 6 (0.71%) Guidewire
12 6 (0.71%) Informatica
12 6 (0.71%) Juniper
12 6 (0.71%) New Relic
12 6 (0.71%) SAP