Period
to 14 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 382 449 638
Rank change year-on-year +67 +189 +276
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 966 1,000 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.38% 2.61% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 681 868 518
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 40,529 38,319 33,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 33.24% 25.88% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33,334 30,898 28,231
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England.

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in England

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in England over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 December 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
London +63 586 £75,000 +7.14% 89
North of England -37 114 £57,388 -0.20% 40
South East +68 106 £65,000 +18.18% 29
North West -34 79 £56,250 -6.25% 21
Midlands +3 52 £70,000 +27.27% 17
East of England +75 42 £60,000 - 28
West Midlands -1 38 £70,000 +27.27% 12
South West +21 36 £57,500 -4.96% 10
Yorkshire +21 30 £62,500 +38.89% 16
East Midlands +18 14 £70,000 +27.27% 5
North East +5 5 £57,275 +14.55% 3
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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.

1 918 (95.03%) AWS
2 724 (74.95%) DevOps
3 632 (65.42%) Terraform
4 539 (55.80%) Python
5 527 (54.55%) Docker
6 445 (46.07%) Ansible
7 428 (44.31%) Kubernetes
8 389 (40.27%) Linux
9 367 (37.99%) Puppet
9 367 (37.99%) Infrastructure as Code
10 355 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
11 325 (33.64%) Serverless
12 315 (32.61%) Jenkins
13 305 (31.57%) Amazon EC2
14 293 (30.33%) Azure
15 280 (28.99%) AWS Lambda
16 279 (28.88%) Amazon S3
17 276 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
18 266 (27.54%) Java
19 239 (24.74%) Finance
20 227 (23.50%) Configuration Management
21 217 (22.46%) PowerShell
22 209 (21.64%) Amazon RDS
23 192 (19.88%) Bash Shell
24 188 (19.46%) Web Services
25 181 (18.74%) Windows
25 181 (18.74%) Amazon ECS
26 172 (17.81%) GCP
27 168 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
28 150 (15.53%) Software Engineering

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 56 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (5.69%) Confluence
3 37 (3.83%) IIS
4 30 (3.11%) nginx
5 26 (2.69%) OpenStack
6 22 (2.28%) Apache Spark
7 19 (1.97%) Apache
7 19 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.83%) JBoss
9 6 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.31%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.21%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.21%) Mule
12 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.10%) iPlanet
13 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 918 (95.03%) AWS
2 325 (33.64%) Serverless
3 305 (31.57%) Amazon EC2
4 293 (30.33%) Azure
5 280 (28.99%) AWS Lambda
6 279 (28.88%) Amazon S3
7 181 (18.74%) Amazon ECS
8 172 (17.81%) GCP
9 168 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 125 (12.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 108 (11.18%) OpenShift
12 103 (10.66%) IaaS
13 92 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
13 92 (9.52%) PaaS
14 67 (6.94%) Amazon ELB
15 63 (6.52%) SaaS
16 61 (6.31%) GitHub
17 50 (5.18%) Amazon EKS
17 50 (5.18%) Route 53
18 40 (4.14%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.14%) Firewall
2 56 (5.80%) VPN
3 23 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.17%) DNS
5 15 (1.55%) SSL
6 14 (1.45%) Network Security
7 11 (1.14%) WAN
8 10 (1.04%) HTTP
9 8 (0.83%) LAN
10 7 (0.72%) AMQP
10 7 (0.72%) DHCP
10 7 (0.72%) Internet
11 3 (0.31%) DSL
11 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.21%) FTP
12 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.21%) SMTP
12 2 (0.21%) SNMP
13 1 (0.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (21.64%) Amazon RDS
2 137 (14.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 69 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 67 (6.94%) MySQL
5 59 (6.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 55 (5.69%) SQL Server
7 44 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 32 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 31 (3.21%) Redis
10 26 (2.69%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.59%) Big Data
12 20 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.97%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.66%) Amazon Aurora
14 16 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.66%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 11 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.72%) Amazon Athena
18 6 (0.62%) Impala
Development Applications
1 315 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 136 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 82 (8.49%) JIRA
4 74 (7.66%) Artifactory
5 73 (7.56%) TeamCity
6 68 (7.04%) CircleCI
7 64 (6.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 63 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 53 (5.49%) Bitbucket
9 53 (5.49%) GitLab
10 49 (5.07%) Selenium
11 34 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (3.42%) Travis CI
13 31 (3.21%) IBM UrbanCode
13 31 (3.21%) JMeter
13 31 (3.21%) Maven
14 29 (3.00%) SonarQube
15 27 (2.80%) Cucumber
16 25 (2.59%) RStudio
17 24 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 239 (24.74%) Finance
2 76 (7.87%) Banking
3 58 (6.00%) Front Office
4 39 (4.04%) Public Sector
5 31 (3.21%) Retail
6 30 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.59%) Marketing
8 22 (2.28%) Back Office
9 20 (2.07%) Advertising
10 19 (1.97%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.76%) Publishing
12 16 (1.66%) Electronics
13 11 (1.14%) Law
14 8 (0.83%) Games
15 6 (0.62%) Legal
16 5 (0.52%) Billing
16 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 223 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 192 (19.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 125 (12.94%) Developer
5 121 (12.53%) AWS DevOps
6 111 (11.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 96 (9.94%) Senior DevOps
8 89 (9.21%) Architect
9 84 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 72 (7.45%) Software Engineer
11 68 (7.04%) Python Engineer
12 59 (6.11%) AWS Developer
12 59 (6.11%) Consultant
13 56 (5.80%) Platform Engineer
14 53 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
15 50 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 44 (4.55%) Senior Developer
17 42 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
17 42 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
18 37 (3.83%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (19.46%) Web Services
2 91 (9.42%) Node.js
3 71 (7.35%) Elastic Stack
4 61 (6.31%) JSON
5 47 (4.87%) REST
6 43 (4.45%) .NET
7 35 (3.62%) Kafka
8 27 (2.80%) AngularJS
8 27 (2.80%) J2EE
9 25 (2.59%) HTML
9 25 (2.59%) J2SE
9 25 (2.59%) React
10 24 (2.48%) OAuth
10 24 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (2.38%) CSS
12 22 (2.28%) boto
12 22 (2.28%) RESTful
13 17 (1.76%) AWS Amplify
13 17 (1.76%) Spring
14 16 (1.66%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 143 (14.80%) Public Cloud
2 97 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (6.21%) Fixed Income
4 58 (6.00%) Private Cloud
5 57 (5.90%) Data Centre
5 57 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (5.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (3.93%) Cloud Native
8 36 (3.73%) PlayStation
9 33 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
10 32 (3.31%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.69%) PKI
11 26 (2.69%) User Experience
12 22 (2.28%) Enterprise Cloud
13 21 (2.17%) Social Network
14 19 (1.97%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.66%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.45%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 389 (40.27%) Linux
2 181 (18.74%) Windows
3 45 (4.66%) Unix
4 37 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (3.31%) CentOS
6 30 (3.11%) Mesosphere
7 22 (2.28%) Ubuntu
8 21 (2.17%) Windows Server
9 20 (2.07%) Android
9 20 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.86%) Debian
10 18 (1.86%) VMS
11 16 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.93%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.41%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.41%) Fedora
14 4 (0.41%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (74.95%) DevOps
2 367 (37.99%) Infrastructure as Code
3 355 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (23.50%) Configuration Management
5 150 (15.53%) Software Engineering
6 137 (14.18%) Test Automation
7 133 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (11.90%) Microservices
9 110 (11.39%) Migration
10 97 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 92 (9.52%) Fintech
12 89 (9.21%) ITIL
13 83 (8.59%) Infrastructure Automation
14 77 (7.97%) Open Source
15 75 (7.76%) Asset Management
16 72 (7.45%) Load Balancing
16 72 (7.45%) Mentoring
17 71 (7.35%) Scrum
18 70 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 67 (6.94%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 539 (55.80%) Python
2 266 (27.54%) Java
3 217 (22.46%) PowerShell
4 192 (19.88%) Bash Shell
5 125 (12.94%) Go
6 111 (11.49%) JavaScript
7 100 (10.35%) SQL
8 82 (8.49%) Ruby
9 69 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 64 (6.63%) C#
11 60 (6.21%) R
12 41 (4.24%) Scala
13 28 (2.90%) C
14 26 (2.69%) PHP
15 23 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 18 (1.86%) Perl
17 17 (1.76%) Java 8
18 10 (1.04%) Kotlin
19 9 (0.93%) C++
20 8 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (9.94%) Degree
2 82 (8.49%) AWS Certification
3 40 (4.14%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.41%) MCSA
9 3 (0.31%) ISEB
10 2 (0.21%) CCNA
10 2 (0.21%) CCNP
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.21%) LPIC
10 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.21%) PhD
10 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PMP
10 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.10%) MCSE
11 1 (0.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.76%) QA
2 18 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.62%) SLA
5 3 (0.31%) NCSC
6 2 (0.21%) NIST
7 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 527 (54.55%) Docker
2 62 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 57 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (4.97%) Hyper-V
5 33 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (2.28%) XenApp
7 16 (1.66%) Xen
8 15 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
9 14 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.72%) OpenSSH
12 6 (0.62%) HDFS
12 6 (0.62%) iptables
13 2 (0.21%) LXC
14 1 (0.10%) IAG
14 1 (0.10%) NFS
14 1 (0.10%) pfSense
14 1 (0.10%) Varnish
14 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 632 (65.42%) Terraform
2 445 (46.07%) Ansible
3 428 (44.31%) Kubernetes
4 367 (37.99%) Puppet
5 276 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (8.90%) Packer
7 51 (5.28%) Prometheus
8 48 (4.97%) Consul
9 45 (4.66%) Nagios
10 35 (3.62%) Rancher
11 30 (3.11%) Automic
12 28 (2.90%) ZABBIX
13 26 (2.69%) Salt
14 25 (2.59%) Istio
15 21 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
16 18 (1.86%) Mesos
17 17 (1.76%) SCOM
18 16 (1.66%) Grafana
19 15 (1.55%) SCCM
20 14 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.80%) Google
3 81 (8.39%) VMware
4 57 (5.90%) Splunk
5 43 (4.45%) Citrix
6 37 (3.83%) SaltStack
7 33 (3.42%) Red Hat
8 27 (2.80%) AppDynamics
9 21 (2.17%) Perforce
10 20 (2.07%) Atlassian
10 20 (2.07%) Dynatrace
11 17 (1.76%) Oracle
12 16 (1.66%) New Relic
12 16 (1.66%) SAP
13 14 (1.45%) HP
14 10 (1.04%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.93%) Remedy
16 7 (0.72%) Apple
16 7 (0.72%) Informatica
16 7 (0.72%) MuleSoft