Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 280 268
Rank change year-on-year +109 -12 +70
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 71 66 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.62% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.80% 2.27% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57 43 94
Median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,868 2,903 2,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.69% 27.38% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,503 2,225 2,486
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the North West

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the North West.

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in the North West

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the North West over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the North West

AWS CloudFormation
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation within the North West region over the 6 months to 6 July 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
Manchester +94 56 £57,500 -4.17% 12
Cheshire +39 9 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Merseyside +9 3 £55,000 - 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 North West region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 71 (100.00%) AWS
2 37 (52.11%) Docker
3 35 (49.30%) DevOps
3 35 (49.30%) Amazon S3
4 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (45.07%) Python
5 32 (45.07%) Terraform
6 29 (40.85%) Linux
7 28 (39.44%) Node.js
7 28 (39.44%) Serverless
8 26 (36.62%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (35.21%) Amazon ECS
10 24 (33.80%) Azure
11 23 (32.39%) Kubernetes
12 22 (30.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 22 (30.99%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (29.58%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (28.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure as Code
14 20 (28.17%) Bash Shell
15 19 (26.76%) SaaS
15 19 (26.76%) Windows
16 18 (25.35%) Web Services
16 18 (25.35%) PaaS
16 18 (25.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
17 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
18 15 (21.13%) Cisco
18 15 (21.13%) VMware
18 15 (21.13%) Puppet

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (15.49%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 71 (100.00%) AWS
2 35 (49.30%) Amazon S3
3 28 (39.44%) Serverless
4 26 (36.62%) AWS Lambda
5 25 (35.21%) Amazon ECS
6 24 (33.80%) Azure
7 22 (30.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (30.99%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (28.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (26.76%) SaaS
10 18 (25.35%) PaaS
11 14 (19.72%) IaaS
12 13 (18.31%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (18.31%) AWS CodeBuild
13 12 (16.90%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (15.49%) Office 365
15 8 (11.27%) AWS CodeCommit
15 8 (11.27%) GitHub
16 7 (9.86%) Amazon Glacier
16 7 (9.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) Network Security
2 8 (11.27%) VLAN
3 6 (8.45%) Unified Communications
3 6 (8.45%) VoIP
3 6 (8.45%) VPN
4 5 (7.04%) LAN
4 5 (7.04%) SAN
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (25.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (15.49%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.68%) Redis
5 8 (11.27%) Amazon Athena
6 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (7.04%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
7 5 (7.04%) MySQL
8 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.49%) Bitbucket
3 10 (14.08%) JIRA
4 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.86%) Maven
6 2 (2.82%) CircleCI
6 2 (2.82%) Codeception
6 2 (2.82%) git-flow
6 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
2 8 (11.27%) Law
3 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Police
4 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Cloud Engineer
2 20 (28.17%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (8.45%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (5.63%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Backend Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) Node.js
2 18 (25.35%) Web Services
3 10 (14.08%) CSS
3 10 (14.08%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (14.08%) HTML
4 9 (12.68%) React
5 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.63%) REST
6 3 (4.23%) Express
6 3 (4.23%) Serverless Framework
7 2 (2.82%) Akka
7 2 (2.82%) JSON
7 2 (2.82%) Kafka
7 2 (2.82%) Lambda Expressions
7 2 (2.82%) Laravel
7 2 (2.82%) Swagger
7 2 (2.82%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.41%) .NET
8 1 (1.41%) Sass
8 1 (1.41%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Life Science
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Windows
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) CentOS
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) DevOps
2 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
5 13 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.68%) Asset Management
7 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.27%) Microservices
8 8 (11.27%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (11.27%) SOA
8 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.27%) Thought Leadership
9 7 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (9.86%) Open Source
9 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Python
2 20 (28.17%) Bash Shell
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.27%) Java
6 6 (8.45%) SQL
7 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) AWS Certification
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) CCNA
3 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
3 6 (8.45%) MCSE
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.41%) CEH
6 1 (1.41%) CISA
6 1 (1.41%) CISM
6 1 (1.41%) CISMP
6 1 (1.41%) CISSP
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 37 (52.11%) Docker
2 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) vCloud
3 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.04%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (45.07%) Terraform
2 23 (32.39%) Kubernetes
3 15 (21.13%) Puppet
4 10 (14.08%) Kibana
5 8 (11.27%) Ansible
5 8 (11.27%) logstash
6 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.63%) Nagios
8 2 (2.82%) Grafana
8 2 (2.82%) Marathon
8 2 (2.82%) Mesos
8 2 (2.82%) Prometheus
8 2 (2.82%) SCCM
8 2 (2.82%) SCOM
8 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Cisco
1 15 (21.13%) VMware
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.08%) Splunk
4 9 (12.68%) Fortinet
5 8 (11.27%) HP
6 6 (8.45%) Veeam
7 5 (7.04%) Google
7 5 (7.04%) NetApp
8 4 (5.63%) F5
9 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.82%) Citrix
9 2 (2.82%) Sparx