Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 398 428 592
Rank change year-on-year +30 +164 +301
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 853 991 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.71% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.19% 2.62% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 638 842 566
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.54% +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 39,011 37,756 35,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.13% 26.87% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 31,945 30,373 29,928
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +47 519 £75,000 +3.45% 96
North of England -7 120 £60,000 - 36
South East +69 86 £72,500 +31.82% 30
North West +1 82 £57,500 -4.17% 23
East of England +80 47 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Midlands -13 37 £70,000 +27.27% 29
Yorkshire +42 36 £63,000 +40.00% 11
West Midlands -6 28 £70,000 +27.85% 21
South West +16 19 £55,000 -12.00% 8
East Midlands +25 9 £60,000 +9.09% 8
North East +3 2 £63,519 +5.87% 2
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 817 (95.78%) AWS
2 630 (73.86%) DevOps
3 558 (65.42%) Terraform
4 487 (57.09%) Docker
5 421 (49.36%) Python
6 393 (46.07%) Kubernetes
7 358 (41.97%) Ansible
8 330 (38.69%) Linux
9 316 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
10 303 (35.52%) Puppet
11 291 (34.11%) Jenkins
12 287 (33.65%) Amazon EC2
13 279 (32.71%) Azure
14 278 (32.59%) Infrastructure as Code
15 274 (32.12%) Serverless
16 249 (29.19%) Opscode Chef
17 242 (28.37%) Amazon S3
18 231 (27.08%) AWS Lambda
19 215 (25.21%) Java
20 208 (24.38%) Amazon ECS
21 202 (23.68%) Finance
22 192 (22.51%) PowerShell
23 176 (20.63%) Configuration Management
24 171 (20.05%) Amazon RDS
25 170 (19.93%) Bash Shell
26 162 (18.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
27 161 (18.87%) Web Services
28 160 (18.76%) GCP
29 152 (17.82%) Windows
30 139 (16.30%) Git (software)

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 64 (7.50%) Confluence
2 33 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (3.17%) IIS
4 19 (2.23%) nginx
5 18 (2.11%) Apache
6 16 (1.88%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.82%) JBoss
9 6 (0.70%) SAS
10 5 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.12%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.12%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.12%) Mule
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.12%) Site Server
13 1 (0.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 817 (95.78%) AWS
2 287 (33.65%) Amazon EC2
3 279 (32.71%) Azure
4 274 (32.12%) Serverless
5 242 (28.37%) Amazon S3
6 231 (27.08%) AWS Lambda
7 208 (24.38%) Amazon ECS
8 162 (18.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 160 (18.76%) GCP
10 118 (13.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 97 (11.37%) OpenShift
12 80 (9.38%) IaaS
13 76 (8.91%) Amazon EKS
13 76 (8.91%) PaaS
14 75 (8.79%) GitHub
15 66 (7.74%) Amazon SQS
16 63 (7.39%) Amazon ELB
17 60 (7.03%) SaaS
18 46 (5.39%) AWS CodePipeline
18 46 (5.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.16%) VPN
2 41 (4.81%) Firewall
3 32 (3.75%) DNS
4 16 (1.88%) DHCP
5 11 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.17%) SSL
7 9 (1.06%) WAN
8 8 (0.94%) Network Security
8 8 (0.94%) SAN
9 6 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.70%) Internet
10 5 (0.59%) LAN
11 4 (0.47%) HTTP
11 4 (0.47%) VLAN
12 3 (0.35%) AMQP
12 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.23%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.23%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.23%) SNMP
13 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (20.05%) Amazon RDS
2 107 (12.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 50 (5.86%) MySQL
3 50 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (5.51%) Amazon Redshift
5 35 (4.10%) SQL Server
6 30 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 29 (3.40%) Redis
8 23 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.11%) Amazon Athena
11 16 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.06%) Amazon Aurora
13 9 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.82%) Big Data
16 6 (0.70%) Data Lake
17 5 (0.59%) Amazon QuickSight
18 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 291 (34.11%) Jenkins
2 139 (16.30%) Git (software)
3 94 (11.02%) JIRA
4 58 (6.80%) CircleCI
5 56 (6.57%) Bitbucket
6 54 (6.33%) GitLab
7 52 (6.10%) Artifactory
8 49 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 47 (5.51%) TeamCity
10 45 (5.28%) Maven
11 41 (4.81%) Selenium
12 38 (4.45%) Octopus Deploy
13 34 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (3.40%) Gradle
14 29 (3.40%) JMeter
15 28 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (3.28%) Travis CI
16 24 (2.81%) Cucumber
17 23 (2.70%) webpack
18 22 (2.58%) SonarQube
General
1 202 (23.68%) Finance
2 64 (7.50%) Banking
3 43 (5.04%) Front Office
4 25 (2.93%) Retail
5 22 (2.58%) Public Sector
6 17 (1.99%) Advertising
7 15 (1.76%) Back Office
8 14 (1.64%) Marketing
9 12 (1.41%) Games
10 8 (0.94%) Law
10 8 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.82%) Legal
11 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.70%) Publishing
13 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 341 (39.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 214 (25.09%) AWS Engineer
3 149 (17.47%) Cloud Engineer
4 130 (15.24%) Developer
5 105 (12.31%) AWS DevOps
6 96 (11.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 90 (10.55%) Architect
8 66 (7.74%) Senior DevOps
9 63 (7.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 60 (7.03%) Python Engineer
11 56 (6.57%) Software Engineer
12 53 (6.21%) Platform Engineer
13 49 (5.74%) AWS Developer
13 49 (5.74%) Consultant
14 47 (5.51%) Cloud Architect
14 47 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 45 (5.28%) Senior Developer
16 36 (4.22%) Azure Engineer
16 36 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
17 35 (4.10%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (18.87%) Web Services
2 111 (13.01%) Node.js
3 58 (6.80%) React
4 57 (6.68%) Elastic Stack
5 55 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 48 (5.63%) REST
7 47 (5.51%) CSS
8 46 (5.39%) JSON
9 38 (4.45%) .NET
10 29 (3.40%) HTML
10 29 (3.40%) Vue.js
11 23 (2.70%) GraphQL
12 22 (2.58%) Swagger
13 21 (2.46%) Sass
14 20 (2.34%) Fusebox
15 19 (2.23%) boto
15 19 (2.23%) Spring
16 18 (2.11%) Lambda Expressions
17 17 (1.99%) Kafka
18 16 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 123 (14.42%) Public Cloud
2 74 (8.68%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (6.45%) Cloud Native
4 45 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 45 (5.28%) Fixed Income
5 43 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 36 (4.22%) Private Cloud
7 35 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
9 30 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (2.58%) User Experience
11 20 (2.34%) PlayStation
11 20 (2.34%) Social Network
12 19 (2.23%) Mobile App
13 18 (2.11%) PKI
14 14 (1.64%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
15 13 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.06%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 330 (38.69%) Linux
2 152 (17.82%) Windows
3 40 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (3.52%) Unix
5 29 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 29 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (3.05%) CentOS
7 20 (2.34%) Mesosphere
8 17 (1.99%) Debian
9 16 (1.88%) Android
9 16 (1.88%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.29%) VMS
12 8 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.59%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (73.86%) DevOps
2 316 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (32.59%) Infrastructure as Code
4 176 (20.63%) Configuration Management
5 118 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 97 (11.37%) Microservices
7 97 (11.37%) Test Automation
8 94 (11.02%) Migration
9 90 (10.55%) Fintech
10 85 (9.96%) ITIL
11 83 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 81 (9.50%) Infrastructure Automation
13 72 (8.44%) TDD
14 69 (8.09%) Open Source
15 67 (7.85%) Scrum
16 64 (7.50%) Asset Management
16 64 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 54 (6.33%) Load Balancing
18 51 (5.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 421 (49.36%) Python
2 215 (25.21%) Java
3 192 (22.51%) PowerShell
4 170 (19.93%) Bash Shell
5 120 (14.07%) JavaScript
6 92 (10.79%) Go
7 74 (8.68%) SQL
8 68 (7.97%) Ruby
9 63 (7.39%) Shell Script
10 46 (5.39%) C#
11 43 (5.04%) R
12 35 (4.10%) C
13 28 (3.28%) Scala
14 24 (2.81%) TypeScript
15 22 (2.58%) PHP
16 13 (1.52%) Perl
17 11 (1.29%) Java 8
18 10 (1.17%) Kotlin
19 8 (0.94%) Objective-C
20 5 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (9.50%) AWS Certification
2 78 (9.14%) Degree
3 47 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.17%) MCSA
9 9 (1.06%) MCSE
10 8 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.70%) MCP
12 4 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.47%) CCNA
12 4 (0.47%) CISSP
13 3 (0.35%) CCSP
14 2 (0.23%) CCNP
14 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.58%) QA
2 18 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.06%) SLA
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) GDPR
5 2 (0.23%) NCSC
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 487 (57.09%) Docker
2 45 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 30 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.88%) XenApp
7 12 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (1.06%) Xen
9 8 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.94%) vSphere
10 6 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.59%) iptables
11 5 (0.59%) OpenSSH
12 3 (0.35%) LXC
13 1 (0.12%) IAG
13 1 (0.12%) pfSense
13 1 (0.12%) vCloud
13 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 558 (65.42%) Terraform
2 393 (46.07%) Kubernetes
3 358 (41.97%) Ansible
4 303 (35.52%) Puppet
5 249 (29.19%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (8.56%) Packer
7 39 (4.57%) Prometheus
8 38 (4.45%) Nagios
9 32 (3.75%) Rancher
10 30 (3.52%) Consul
11 26 (3.05%) ZABBIX
12 23 (2.70%) Istio
13 20 (2.34%) Automic
14 18 (2.11%) HP SiteScope
15 17 (1.99%) Grafana
16 15 (1.76%) SCCM
17 12 (1.41%) Kibana
17 12 (1.41%) Tivoli
18 11 (1.29%) Salt
18 11 (1.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (11.37%) Google
2 89 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 59 (6.92%) VMware
4 53 (6.21%) Splunk
5 45 (5.28%) Red Hat
6 34 (3.99%) Citrix
7 33 (3.87%) SaltStack
8 20 (2.34%) Oracle
9 18 (2.11%) Perforce
10 17 (1.99%) HP
11 16 (1.88%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.64%) AppDynamics
13 11 (1.29%) Cisco
13 11 (1.29%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.94%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.82%) Fortinet
16 6 (0.70%) MuleSoft
17 4 (0.47%) F5
17 4 (0.47%) New Relic
17 4 (0.47%) SolarWinds