Period
to 19 March 2019

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

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 306 332
Rank change year-on-year +107 +26 +6
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 127 73 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 0.57% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.15% 2.86% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 58 22
North West median annual salary £60,000 £64,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +53.57% -11.58%
10th Percentile £53,750 £45,125 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 2,464 2,552 1,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 24.35% 19.76% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,959 2,182 1,356
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,200 £25,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the North West over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 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
Manchester +72 119 £60,000 -6.25% 10
Merseyside +11 6 £77,500 +109.46% 3
Cheshire +44 2 - - 3
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 North West region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 127 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (93.70%) DevOps
3 83 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (62.20%) Linux
5 76 (59.84%) Ansible
6 75 (59.06%) Windows
7 70 (55.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 69 (54.33%) TeamCity
9 68 (53.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 50 (39.37%) Docker
10 50 (39.37%) Terraform
11 48 (37.80%) Puppet
12 45 (35.43%) Python
13 43 (33.86%) Jenkins
14 41 (32.28%) Opscode Chef
15 40 (31.50%) Git (software)
16 39 (30.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 39 (30.71%) Node.js
16 39 (30.71%) Amazon S3
17 38 (29.92%) Information Security
17 38 (29.92%) JIRA
18 37 (29.13%) ITIL
18 37 (29.13%) Active Directory
18 37 (29.13%) ITIL Certification
18 37 (29.13%) Internet
18 37 (29.13%) BCP
18 37 (29.13%) OO
18 37 (29.13%) Confluence
18 37 (29.13%) Amazon RDS
18 37 (29.13%) Internet of Things

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 37 (29.13%) Confluence
2 32 (25.20%) IIS
3 5 (3.94%) SAS
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 127 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (55.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (30.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 39 (30.71%) Amazon S3
4 32 (25.20%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (25.20%) Amazon SQS
4 32 (25.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (6.30%) Serverless
6 6 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Akamai
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.79%) GitHub
8 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.13%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.79%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 69 (54.33%) TeamCity
2 68 (53.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 43 (33.86%) Jenkins
4 40 (31.50%) Git (software)
5 38 (29.92%) JIRA
6 32 (25.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.94%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.15%) GoCD
8 4 (3.15%) JMeter
8 4 (3.15%) Selenium
8 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.57%) Grunt
9 2 (1.57%) gulp
10 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (27.56%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (59.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (29.13%) Consultant
2 37 (29.13%) DevOps Consultant
3 34 (26.77%) DevOps Manager
4 7 (5.51%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (3.15%) QA Engineer
6 3 (2.36%) Architect
7 2 (1.57%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (1.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (1.57%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (0.79%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (0.79%) AWS Architect
8 1 (0.79%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 1 (0.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (0.79%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (0.79%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.71%) Node.js
2 5 (3.94%) Kafka
3 4 (3.15%) Gherkin
3 4 (3.15%) HTML
3 4 (3.15%) Lambda Expressions
3 4 (3.15%) XML
4 3 (2.36%) .NET
4 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.36%) Web Services
5 2 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.57%) Ember.js
5 2 (1.57%) JAX-RS
5 2 (1.57%) React
5 2 (1.57%) Sass
5 2 (1.57%) Velocity
6 1 (0.79%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.13%) Internet of Things
2 34 (26.77%) Fintech
2 34 (26.77%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.57%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.20%) Linux
2 75 (59.06%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.94%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (3.94%) Fedora
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (93.70%) DevOps
2 83 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.92%) Information Security
4 37 (29.13%) BCP
4 37 (29.13%) ITIL
4 37 (29.13%) OO
5 35 (27.56%) Wealth Management
6 34 (26.77%) Asset Management
7 32 (25.20%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (25.20%) Network Virtualisation
8 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.72%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.72%) Scrum
9 6 (4.72%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.94%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (3.94%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.15%) API Testing
11 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.43%) Python
2 36 (28.35%) C#
2 36 (28.35%) SQL
3 8 (6.30%) Java
4 7 (5.51%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.51%) Ruby
5 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (29.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 50 (39.37%) Docker
2 37 (29.13%) Active Directory
3 32 (25.20%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 76 (59.84%) Ansible
2 50 (39.37%) Terraform
3 48 (37.80%) Puppet
4 41 (32.28%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (28.35%) Salt
6 12 (9.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.79%) Consul
7 1 (0.79%) Grafana
7 1 (0.79%) Kibana
7 1 (0.79%) Packer
7 1 (0.79%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 32 (25.20%) New Relic
1 32 (25.20%) Trend Micro
2 5 (3.94%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle
2 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.79%) Google
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.79%) Splunk