Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 339 347
Rank change year-on-year +56 +8 +19
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 80 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.20% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.32% 1.62% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 4
North West median annual salary £64,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -17.95% +2.63%
10th Percentile £36,500 £40,000 £42,875
90th Percentile £82,000 £60,625 £52,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +20.00%

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 2,408 1,543 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.08% 12.54% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,045 1,307 879
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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
Manchester +38 49 £64,000 +60.00% 8
Merseyside - 23 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 8 £65,000 -
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 80 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (93.75%) DevOps
3 65 (81.25%) Linux
4 62 (77.50%) Puppet
5 56 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (67.50%) Jenkins
7 52 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (50.00%) Ansible
10 39 (48.75%) Windows
11 34 (42.50%) Terraform
12 32 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 32 (40.00%) JIRA
13 30 (37.50%) Big Data
14 29 (36.25%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (32.50%) Google
15 26 (32.50%) Hadoop
15 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
16 25 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
17 24 (30.00%) Bitbucket
18 23 (28.75%) SQL
19 21 (26.25%) Python
19 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
19 21 (26.25%) Requirements Management
19 21 (26.25%) ZABBIX
19 21 (26.25%) GitHub
20 20 (25.00%) Apache
21 19 (23.75%) Amazon S3
22 18 (22.50%) Collaborative Working

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 20 (25.00%) Apache
2 14 (17.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (10.00%) Confluence
3 8 (10.00%) IIS
4 7 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (8.75%) nginx
5 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 80 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (40.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 25 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (26.25%) GitHub
6 19 (23.75%) Amazon S3
7 17 (21.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (13.75%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (3.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (3.75%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (3.75%) Serverless
12 2 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) DHCP
2 5 (6.25%) DNS
2 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (6.25%) FTP
2 5 (6.25%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) IPsec
2 5 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) Big Data
2 26 (32.50%) Hadoop
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.75%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (7.50%) MySQL
5 4 (5.00%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (67.50%) Jenkins
2 32 (40.00%) JIRA
3 24 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 14 (17.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.75%) JUnit
5 11 (13.75%) Selenium
5 11 (13.75%) SonarQube
6 10 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 9 (11.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (7.50%) Ant
8 6 (7.50%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (7.50%) Gradle
8 6 (7.50%) Maven
9 5 (6.25%) Hudson
10 3 (3.75%) Subversion
11 2 (2.50%) JHipster
11 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
12 1 (1.25%) RSpec
General
1 15 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.25%) Automotive
3 8 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (22.50%) Senior DevOps
2 18 (22.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (8.75%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Database Architect
6 6 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Database Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 16 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) LAMP
3 6 (7.50%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (7.50%) Spring
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 5 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (5.00%) Spring Integration
6 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.50%) Dropwizard
6 2 (2.50%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.50%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
7 1 (1.25%) REST
7 1 (1.25%) SOAP
7 1 (1.25%) WSDL
7 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Life Science
2 7 (8.75%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (81.25%) Linux
2 39 (48.75%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) CentOS
4 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 5 (6.25%) Unix
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Fedora
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (93.75%) DevOps
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.25%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
4 21 (26.25%) Requirements Management
5 18 (22.50%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (18.75%) ETL
6 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 14 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (16.25%) TDD
9 12 (15.00%) Analytics
9 12 (15.00%) Data Integration
9 12 (15.00%) Data Security
10 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.00%) Microservices
12 8 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
13 7 (8.75%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (8.75%) SDLC
14 6 (7.50%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) Python
3 16 (20.00%) Java
4 15 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.50%) Groovy
7 2 (2.50%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) AWS Certification
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Docker
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.75%) GlusterFS
3 3 (3.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (77.50%) Puppet
2 52 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (50.00%) Ansible
4 34 (42.50%) Terraform
5 21 (26.25%) ZABBIX
6 15 (18.75%) Ambari
7 9 (11.25%) Kubernetes
8 8 (10.00%) Packer
8 8 (10.00%) Simian Army
9 6 (7.50%) Salt
10 5 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (6.25%) Kibana
10 5 (6.25%) logstash
11 1 (1.25%) Consul
11 1 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Google
2 15 (18.75%) Hortonworks
3 8 (10.00%) New Relic
3 8 (10.00%) Trend Micro
4 4 (5.00%) Capita
4 4 (5.00%) Hummingbird
4 4 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.75%) hybris
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) Twitter
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) Talend
7 1 (1.25%) VMware