Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 524 774 1002
Rank change year-on-year +250 +228 +101
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 821 381 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.24% 1.52% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 692 297 204
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +3.77%

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 36,611 25,029 21,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.68% 15.69% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,096 20,984 18,554
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +209 553 £67,500 +3.85% 91
North of England +83 113 £60,000 +20.00% 13
North West +48 79 £64,000 +28.00% 10
South East +26 64 £65,000 +13.04% 16
East of England +12 48 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Midlands +10 28 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Yorkshire +42 27 £60,000 +4.35%
West Midlands +12 21 £62,500 +25.00% 5
South West +4 15 £55,000 -12.00% 5
North East -20 8 £50,000 +31.58% 3
East Midlands -1 7 £52,500 -25.00% 1
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 799 (97.32%) Amazon AWS
2 642 (78.20%) DevOps
3 607 (73.93%) Linux
4 492 (59.93%) Python
5 457 (55.66%) Ansible
6 379 (46.16%) Jenkins
7 358 (43.61%) Terraform
8 353 (43.00%) Puppet
9 342 (41.66%) Agile Software Development
10 318 (38.73%) Docker
11 314 (38.25%) Opscode Chef
12 312 (38.00%) Amazon EC2
13 273 (33.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 241 (29.35%) Windows
15 239 (29.11%) Java
16 232 (28.26%) Configuration Management
17 224 (27.28%) Kubernetes
18 212 (25.82%) Git (software)
19 202 (24.60%) Amazon S3
20 172 (20.95%) Bash Shell
21 164 (19.98%) Serverless
21 164 (19.98%) Amazon RDS
22 161 (19.61%) SQL
23 144 (17.54%) Ruby
24 142 (17.30%) AWS Lambda
25 139 (16.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 135 (16.44%) Web Services
26 135 (16.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 134 (16.32%) Microservices
28 133 (16.20%) Continuous Integration

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
1 100 (12.18%) Elasticsearch
2 91 (11.08%) Confluence
3 75 (9.14%) IIS
4 59 (7.19%) Apache
5 39 (4.75%) Tomcat
6 34 (4.14%) nginx
6 34 (4.14%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.95%) Drupal
8 15 (1.83%) WordPress
9 14 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (1.71%) Moodle
10 12 (1.46%) CloudStack
11 10 (1.22%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.73%) JBoss
13 5 (0.61%) CMS
13 5 (0.61%) Jetty
13 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 799 (97.32%) Amazon AWS
2 312 (38.00%) Amazon EC2
3 273 (33.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 202 (24.60%) Amazon S3
5 164 (19.98%) Serverless
6 142 (17.30%) AWS Lambda
7 135 (16.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 132 (16.08%) IaaS
9 120 (14.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 110 (13.40%) SaaS
11 99 (12.06%) Amazon ELB
12 93 (11.33%) Amazon SQS
13 86 (10.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 75 (9.14%) PaaS
15 63 (7.67%) Azure Active Directory
16 49 (5.97%) Route 53
17 47 (5.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 44 (5.36%) GitHub
19 42 (5.12%) Cloud Computing
20 29 (3.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 105 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 89 (10.84%) DNS
3 63 (7.67%) Firewall
4 52 (6.33%) VPN
5 36 (4.38%) HTTP
6 25 (3.05%) LAN
6 25 (3.05%) WAN
7 23 (2.80%) SSL
8 20 (2.44%) DHCP
8 20 (2.44%) Internet
8 20 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 17 (2.07%) SAN
9 17 (2.07%) Wireless
10 14 (1.71%) BGP
10 14 (1.71%) OSPF
11 13 (1.58%) EIGRP
12 11 (1.34%) Network Security
13 7 (0.85%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.85%) VLAN
13 7 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (19.98%) Amazon RDS
2 74 (9.01%) MySQL
3 65 (7.92%) MongoDB
3 65 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (7.55%) SQL Server
5 57 (6.94%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 35 (4.26%) Redis
8 34 (4.14%) Big Data
9 27 (3.29%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (1.34%) Amazon Aurora
11 11 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.10%) MarkLogic
12 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.97%) Event Store
14 7 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 379 (46.16%) Jenkins
2 212 (25.82%) Git (software)
3 139 (16.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 115 (14.01%) TeamCity
5 99 (12.06%) JIRA
6 97 (11.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 43 (5.24%) Vagrant
8 27 (3.29%) GitLab
9 20 (2.44%) Maven
10 18 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (2.07%) Gatling
11 17 (2.07%) Travis CI
12 16 (1.95%) git-flow
13 14 (1.71%) CircleCI
13 14 (1.71%) JMeter
14 13 (1.58%) Bitbucket
14 13 (1.58%) SonarQube
15 12 (1.46%) Hudson
16 11 (1.34%) GoCD
16 11 (1.34%) Gradle
General
1 65 (7.92%) Finance
2 50 (6.09%) Retail
3 29 (3.53%) Banking
4 26 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.56%) Advertising
5 21 (2.56%) Publishing
6 18 (2.19%) Games
7 13 (1.58%) Legal
8 7 (0.85%) Automotive
8 7 (0.85%) Marketing
9 3 (0.37%) Back Office
9 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.37%) Law
10 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 428 (52.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 196 (23.87%) AWS Engineer
3 166 (20.22%) AWS DevOps
4 155 (18.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 129 (15.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 81 (9.87%) Senior DevOps
7 76 (9.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 64 (7.80%) Architect
9 57 (6.94%) Developer
10 49 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
11 44 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 42 (5.12%) AWS Architect
13 40 (4.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 37 (4.51%) Platform Engineer
15 27 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
16 26 (3.17%) DevOps Manager
17 23 (2.80%) Consultant
17 23 (2.80%) Python Engineer
18 21 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (16.44%) Web Services
2 58 (7.06%) Elastic Stack
3 56 (6.82%) REST
4 46 (5.60%) .NET
5 45 (5.48%) LAMP
6 41 (4.99%) JSON
7 37 (4.51%) Node.js
8 31 (3.78%) LEMP Stack
8 31 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
9 29 (3.53%) HTML
10 24 (2.92%) AngularJS
11 23 (2.80%) Spring
12 22 (2.68%) RESTful
13 21 (2.56%) CSS
13 21 (2.56%) XML
14 17 (2.07%) Kafka
15 12 (1.46%) ASP.NET
15 12 (1.46%) Spring Boot
16 11 (1.34%) LDAP
17 10 (1.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.01%) Private Cloud
1 74 (9.01%) Public Cloud
2 46 (5.60%) Fintech
3 45 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 45 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
4 35 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.65%) Replication
6 26 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.31%) Cloud Native
9 19 (2.31%) Semantic Web
9 19 (2.31%) User Experience
10 16 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.34%) Clustering
13 10 (1.22%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.97%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.97%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 607 (73.93%) Linux
2 241 (29.35%) Windows
3 81 (9.87%) CentOS
4 71 (8.65%) Unix
5 66 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (6.21%) Windows Server
7 39 (4.75%) Ubuntu
8 26 (3.17%) Amazon Linux
9 17 (2.07%) CoreOS
10 15 (1.83%) Android
10 15 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.34%) DC/OS
13 9 (1.10%) Debian
14 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.37%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (78.20%) DevOps
2 342 (41.66%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (28.26%) Configuration Management
4 134 (16.32%) Microservices
5 133 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (13.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 100 (12.18%) Test Automation
8 81 (9.87%) Deployment Automation
9 78 (9.50%) E-Commerce
10 70 (8.53%) Scrum
11 65 (7.92%) Open Source
12 63 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (7.31%) Network Virtualisation
14 54 (6.58%) Task Automation
15 52 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (6.33%) TDD
16 50 (6.09%) Software Engineering
17 49 (5.97%) High Availability
18 48 (5.85%) ITIL
18 48 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 492 (59.93%) Python
2 239 (29.11%) Java
3 172 (20.95%) Bash Shell
4 161 (19.61%) SQL
5 144 (17.54%) Ruby
6 128 (15.59%) PowerShell
7 70 (8.53%) JavaScript
8 51 (6.21%) C#
9 45 (5.48%) Shell Script
10 42 (5.12%) Perl
11 30 (3.65%) Go
12 28 (3.41%) PHP
12 28 (3.41%) Scala
13 14 (1.71%) R
14 13 (1.58%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.97%) XQuery
16 7 (0.85%) Java 8
17 6 (0.73%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (10.60%) AWS Certification
2 48 (5.85%) Degree
3 22 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.95%) Sun Certification
6 15 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.49%) MCSE
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.37%) RHCE
10 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.24%) MCSA
11 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.12%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.16%) QA
2 61 (7.43%) GCP
3 7 (0.85%) GDPR
4 6 (0.73%) SLA
5 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.37%) DICOM
6 3 (0.37%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 318 (38.73%) Docker
2 80 (9.74%) Active Directory
3 70 (8.53%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (2.80%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.46%) VirtualBox
7 9 (1.10%) LXC
8 8 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.85%) Xen
10 6 (0.73%) HDFS
11 5 (0.61%) etcd
11 5 (0.61%) Squid
12 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.37%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.37%) Varnish
12 3 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 457 (55.66%) Ansible
2 358 (43.61%) Terraform
3 353 (43.00%) Puppet
4 314 (38.25%) Opscode Chef
5 224 (27.28%) Kubernetes
6 91 (11.08%) Packer
7 57 (6.94%) Salt
8 43 (5.24%) Docker Swarm
9 31 (3.78%) Nagios
10 26 (3.17%) Kibana
11 24 (2.92%) logstash
11 24 (2.92%) Prometheus
12 15 (1.83%) Graphite
13 14 (1.71%) Check_MK
13 14 (1.71%) Grafana
14 12 (1.46%) Consul
15 9 (1.10%) Mesos
16 6 (0.73%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
18 3 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (11.57%) New Relic
2 89 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 86 (10.48%) Google
4 60 (7.31%) Trend Micro
5 59 (7.19%) Splunk
6 51 (6.21%) Red Hat
7 47 (5.72%) VMware
8 24 (2.92%) Cisco
9 23 (2.80%) Atlassian
9 23 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 22 (2.68%) Oracle
11 18 (2.19%) hybris
12 15 (1.83%) PagerDuty
13 12 (1.46%) Citrix
14 11 (1.34%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.97%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.97%) LexisNexis
16 5 (0.61%) Capita
16 5 (0.61%) Percona
17 4 (0.49%) Adobe