Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 467 628 928
Rank change year-on-year +161 +300 +202
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 961 611 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.64% 2.05% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 838 471 239
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £44,800
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £79,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 36,449 29,790 22,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.76% 18.26% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29,672 24,740 19,448
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +7.37%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +141 551 £70,000 +7.69% 96
North of England +120 193 £60,000 +14.29% 28
North West +72 136 £60,000 +20.00% 15
South East +21 79 £61,250 +2.08% 17
Midlands +63 67 £52,500 -19.23% 23
West Midlands +66 59 £55,000 -15.38% 12
Yorkshire +57 44 £47,500 -13.64% 9
South West +18 31 £56,250 +22.28% 11
East of England +4 31 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North East +3 13 £50,000 -23.08% 4
East Midlands +1 8 £46,250 -12.74% 11
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 938 (97.61%) Amazon AWS
2 722 (75.13%) DevOps
3 619 (64.41%) Linux
4 534 (55.57%) Ansible
5 468 (48.70%) Python
6 418 (43.50%) Terraform
7 412 (42.87%) Docker
8 398 (41.42%) Puppet
9 395 (41.10%) Jenkins
10 384 (39.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 374 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
12 352 (36.63%) Opscode Chef
13 322 (33.51%) Windows
14 294 (30.59%) Amazon EC2
15 288 (29.97%) Java
16 253 (26.33%) Amazon RDS
17 252 (26.22%) Kubernetes
18 245 (25.49%) Amazon S3
19 243 (25.29%) Git (software)
20 229 (23.83%) Bash Shell
21 224 (23.31%) SQL
22 208 (21.64%) TeamCity
23 207 (21.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
24 206 (21.44%) Configuration Management
25 194 (20.19%) Web Services
26 190 (19.77%) Octopus Deploy
27 187 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
28 183 (19.04%) Finance
29 169 (17.59%) JIRA
30 160 (16.65%) Google Cloud Platform

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
1 126 (13.11%) Confluence
2 105 (10.93%) IIS
3 71 (7.39%) Elasticsearch
4 53 (5.52%) nginx
5 52 (5.41%) Apache
6 48 (4.99%) OpenStack
7 40 (4.16%) Tomcat
8 37 (3.85%) JBoss
9 30 (3.12%) WordPress
10 25 (2.60%) CMS
10 25 (2.60%) WebLogic
11 24 (2.50%) Apache Solr
11 24 (2.50%) Drupal
12 21 (2.19%) Apache Spark
13 17 (1.77%) WebSphere
14 16 (1.66%) GlassFish
14 16 (1.66%) MQSeries
15 15 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (1.04%) Jetty
17 8 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 938 (97.61%) Amazon AWS
2 384 (39.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 294 (30.59%) Amazon EC2
4 245 (25.49%) Amazon S3
5 207 (21.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 160 (16.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 157 (16.34%) Serverless
8 128 (13.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 127 (13.22%) AWS Lambda
10 119 (12.38%) Amazon SQS
11 110 (11.45%) IaaS
12 104 (10.82%) Azure Active Directory
13 103 (10.72%) GitHub
13 103 (10.72%) SaaS
14 97 (10.09%) Amazon ELB
15 76 (7.91%) Route 53
16 73 (7.60%) Cloud Computing
17 62 (6.45%) PaaS
18 43 (4.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 42 (4.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.84%) Firewall
2 75 (7.80%) TCP/IP
3 67 (6.97%) DNS
4 54 (5.62%) VPN
5 51 (5.31%) Internet
6 38 (3.95%) HTTP
7 21 (2.19%) SAN
8 20 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
9 15 (1.56%) LAN
10 14 (1.46%) SSL
10 14 (1.46%) WAN
11 6 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.62%) Network Security
12 5 (0.52%) DHCP
13 4 (0.42%) BGP
13 4 (0.42%) OSPF
14 3 (0.31%) AMQP
14 3 (0.31%) EIGRP
14 3 (0.31%) SNMP
15 2 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (26.33%) Amazon RDS
2 95 (9.89%) MySQL
3 86 (8.95%) PostgreSQL
4 65 (6.76%) NoSQL
5 63 (6.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 46 (4.79%) MongoDB
7 44 (4.58%) SQL Server
8 42 (4.37%) Hadoop
9 40 (4.16%) Redis
10 39 (4.06%) Relational Database
11 34 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (2.71%) Big Data
13 20 (2.08%) InfluxDB
14 16 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.46%) DB2
16 14 (1.46%) Event Store
17 11 (1.14%) Blockchain
17 11 (1.14%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 395 (41.10%) Jenkins
2 243 (25.29%) Git (software)
3 208 (21.64%) TeamCity
4 190 (19.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 169 (17.59%) JIRA
6 156 (16.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 52 (5.41%) Vagrant
8 49 (5.10%) Subversion
9 48 (4.99%) Maven
10 47 (4.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 42 (4.37%) GitLab
12 29 (3.02%) Travis CI
13 25 (2.60%) gulp
14 22 (2.29%) SonarQube
15 21 (2.19%) Cucumber
16 20 (2.08%) Bitbucket
17 18 (1.87%) git-flow
17 18 (1.87%) Gradle
17 18 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (1.46%) JMeter
General
1 183 (19.04%) Finance
2 44 (4.58%) Retail
3 26 (2.71%) Games
4 23 (2.39%) Marketing
5 16 (1.66%) Publishing
6 14 (1.46%) Banking
7 13 (1.35%) French Language
7 13 (1.35%) German Language
7 13 (1.35%) Swedish Language
8 12 (1.25%) Law
9 9 (0.94%) Advertising
10 3 (0.31%) Back Office
10 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Front Office
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 468 (48.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 166 (17.27%) AWS Engineer
3 122 (12.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 121 (12.59%) AWS DevOps
5 108 (11.24%) Architect
6 92 (9.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 88 (9.16%) Senior DevOps
8 71 (7.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 66 (6.87%) DevOps Manager
10 58 (6.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 54 (5.62%) Cloud Architect
12 51 (5.31%) Developer
13 47 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
14 46 (4.79%) AWS Architect
15 44 (4.58%) Lead DevOps
16 39 (4.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 37 (3.85%) Consultant
17 37 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
18 33 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
19 32 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (20.19%) Web Services
2 139 (14.46%) Node.js
3 91 (9.47%) Elastic Stack
4 68 (7.08%) HTML
5 56 (5.83%) .NET
6 51 (5.31%) AngularJS
7 48 (4.99%) CSS
8 47 (4.89%) REST
9 45 (4.68%) React
10 39 (4.06%) Spring
11 35 (3.64%) Java EE
12 33 (3.43%) Kafka
13 31 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
14 30 (3.12%) JSON
15 28 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
15 28 (2.91%) Spring Boot
16 25 (2.60%) RESTful
17 24 (2.50%) JAX-RS
18 20 (2.08%) .NET Framework
19 19 (1.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (12.49%) Private Cloud
2 94 (9.78%) Fintech
3 90 (9.37%) Public Cloud
4 70 (7.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 55 (5.72%) Cloud Native
5 55 (5.72%) Linux Command Line
6 54 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (4.99%) Data Centre
8 38 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (3.75%) Computer Science
9 36 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (3.43%) Replication
11 26 (2.71%) Management Information System
12 23 (2.39%) Clustering
13 20 (2.08%) Algorithms
14 19 (1.98%) Blog
15 15 (1.56%) Mobile App
16 12 (1.25%) User Experience
17 11 (1.14%) PlayStation
18 10 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 619 (64.41%) Linux
2 322 (33.51%) Windows
3 106 (11.03%) CentOS
4 96 (9.99%) Unix
5 95 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (6.87%) Ubuntu
7 59 (6.14%) Windows Server
8 39 (4.06%) Debian
9 16 (1.66%) DC/OS
10 15 (1.56%) Amazon Linux
10 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.35%) Android
12 12 (1.25%) Mesosphere
13 10 (1.04%) Solaris
14 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.31%) CoreOS
18 2 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (75.13%) DevOps
2 374 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (21.44%) Configuration Management
4 187 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
5 135 (14.05%) Microservices
6 127 (13.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 113 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 109 (11.34%) Open Source
9 90 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
9 90 (9.37%) Scrum
10 87 (9.05%) Network Virtualisation
11 84 (8.74%) Deployment Automation
12 69 (7.18%) ITIL
12 69 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
13 68 (7.08%) Asset Management
14 67 (6.97%) Continuous Deployment
14 67 (6.97%) High Availability
15 65 (6.76%) Software Engineering
16 59 (6.14%) Mentoring
17 55 (5.72%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 468 (48.70%) Python
2 288 (29.97%) Java
3 229 (23.83%) Bash Shell
4 224 (23.31%) SQL
5 149 (15.50%) PowerShell
6 116 (12.07%) C#
7 113 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 102 (10.61%) Ruby
9 62 (6.45%) PHP
10 54 (5.62%) Go
11 40 (4.16%) Perl
11 40 (4.16%) Shell Script
12 37 (3.85%) Scala
13 14 (1.46%) AWK
13 14 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.83%) C++
15 7 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.62%) Elixir
16 6 (0.62%) Erlang
17 5 (0.52%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 94 (9.78%) AWS Certification
2 86 (8.95%) Degree
3 26 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.77%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.04%) MCSE
7 10 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.73%) MCSA
8 7 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.52%) ISEB
10 4 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.31%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.21%) CCNP
12 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.10%) LPIC
13 1 (0.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.12%) QA
2 17 (1.77%) GDPR
3 14 (1.46%) SLA
4 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 412 (42.87%) Docker
2 118 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
3 104 (10.82%) Active Directory
4 60 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (5.20%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.66%) VirtualBox
6 16 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.52%) iptables
7 5 (0.52%) pfSense
7 5 (0.52%) Xen
8 4 (0.42%) Squid
9 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.21%) NFS
11 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.10%) HDFS
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 534 (55.57%) Ansible
2 418 (43.50%) Terraform
3 398 (41.42%) Puppet
4 352 (36.63%) Opscode Chef
5 252 (26.22%) Kubernetes
6 102 (10.61%) Salt
7 81 (8.43%) Packer
8 47 (4.89%) Docker Swarm
9 39 (4.06%) Kibana
10 35 (3.64%) Grafana
10 35 (3.64%) logstash
11 34 (3.54%) Prometheus
12 25 (2.60%) Consul
13 22 (2.29%) Nagios
14 16 (1.66%) Mesos
15 12 (1.25%) Rancher
16 11 (1.14%) Automic
17 10 (1.04%) SCOM
18 9 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
19 8 (0.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 127 (13.22%) New Relic
2 114 (11.86%) Google
3 97 (10.09%) VMware
4 91 (9.47%) Trend Micro
5 74 (7.70%) Microsoft
6 72 (7.49%) Red Hat
7 58 (6.04%) Oracle
8 35 (3.64%) Splunk
9 29 (3.02%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.77%) Cisco
10 17 (1.77%) IBM
11 15 (1.56%) SaltStack
12 14 (1.46%) McAfee
13 11 (1.14%) EMC
13 11 (1.14%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.94%) Citrix
14 9 (0.94%) Palo Alto
15 8 (0.83%) AppDynamics
16 7 (0.73%) Rackspace
17 5 (0.52%) Dynatrace