Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 296 354
Rank change year-on-year +96 +58 +16
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 157 79 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.39% 0.60% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.14% 3.31% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 156 54 15
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% -11.11%
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,559 2,389 1,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.58% 18.14% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,104 2,008 1,234
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,075 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +104 154 £60,000 - 10
Cheshire +12 1 - - 1
Merseyside -11 1 £77,500 +109.46%
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (96.18%) DevOps
3 93 (59.24%) Linux
4 92 (58.60%) Ansible
5 88 (56.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 85 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (53.50%) Windows
8 82 (52.23%) TeamCity
9 81 (51.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 69 (43.95%) Puppet
11 50 (31.85%) Jenkins
12 49 (31.21%) SQL
13 48 (30.57%) Node.js
13 48 (30.57%) Terraform
14 46 (29.30%) Docker
14 46 (29.30%) Opscode Chef
15 45 (28.66%) Private Cloud
15 45 (28.66%) OO
15 45 (28.66%) Python
16 44 (28.03%) JIRA
17 43 (27.39%) Amazon RDS
17 43 (27.39%) Amazon EC2
18 42 (26.75%) Git (software)
19 41 (26.11%) C#
19 41 (26.11%) Salt
20 40 (25.48%) New Relic
20 40 (25.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 40 (25.48%) Virtual Machines
20 40 (25.48%) Azure Active Directory
20 40 (25.48%) Network Virtualisation

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 40 (25.48%) Confluence
1 40 (25.48%) IIS
2 22 (14.01%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.18%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 157 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (56.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (27.39%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (25.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 40 (25.48%) Amazon S3
4 40 (25.48%) Amazon SQS
4 40 (25.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.82%) SaaS
7 5 (3.18%) IaaS
8 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.91%) Serverless
9 1 (0.64%) Akamai
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.64%) GitHub
9 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.75%) Internet
2 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.39%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (14.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (14.65%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.64%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (52.23%) TeamCity
2 81 (51.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 50 (31.85%) Jenkins
4 44 (28.03%) JIRA
5 42 (26.75%) Git (software)
6 40 (25.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (14.01%) gulp
8 8 (5.10%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.10%) JMeter
8 8 (5.10%) Selenium
9 6 (3.82%) Grunt
10 4 (2.55%) GoCD
10 4 (2.55%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.55%) Redmine
10 4 (2.55%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.55%) WATIR
10 4 (2.55%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 20 (12.74%) Marketing
3 9 (5.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (52.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (24.84%) DevOps Manager
3 31 (19.75%) Consultant
3 31 (19.75%) DevOps Consultant
4 8 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (4.46%) Java Engineer
6 6 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (3.82%) QA Engineer
7 4 (2.55%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (2.55%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (2.55%) Software Engineer
8 3 (1.91%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (1.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (1.91%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (1.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (1.91%) Technical Leader
9 2 (1.27%) AWS Software Engineer
9 2 (1.27%) Developer
9 2 (1.27%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (1.27%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.57%) Node.js
2 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
2 23 (14.65%) JAX-RS
2 23 (14.65%) Web Services
3 13 (8.28%) Spring
4 10 (6.37%) Sass
5 8 (5.10%) XML
6 6 (3.82%) Ember.js
6 6 (3.82%) React
7 4 (2.55%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.55%) HTML
7 4 (2.55%) J2EE
7 4 (2.55%) JSON
7 4 (2.55%) Lambda Expressions
7 4 (2.55%) Regular Expression
7 4 (2.55%) RESTful
7 4 (2.55%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.27%) .NET
8 2 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.66%) Private Cloud
2 38 (24.20%) Fintech
3 31 (19.75%) Internet of Things
4 26 (16.56%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (59.24%) Linux
2 84 (53.50%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) CentOS
3 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (96.18%) DevOps
2 85 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (28.66%) OO
4 40 (25.48%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (25.48%) Network Virtualisation
5 39 (24.84%) Wealth Management
6 38 (24.20%) Asset Management
7 33 (21.02%) Information Security
8 32 (20.38%) BCP
8 32 (20.38%) ITIL
9 24 (15.29%) Open Source
9 24 (15.29%) Test Automation
10 21 (13.38%) Mentoring
10 21 (13.38%) Scrum
11 18 (11.46%) Microservices
12 15 (9.55%) Digital Marketing
13 14 (8.92%) OOP
14 12 (7.64%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (7.64%) Software Architecture
15 10 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.21%) SQL
2 45 (28.66%) Python
3 41 (26.11%) C#
4 26 (16.56%) Java
5 8 (5.10%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.82%) Ruby
7 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (20.38%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 46 (29.30%) Docker
2 40 (25.48%) Active Directory
2 40 (25.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 92 (58.60%) Ansible
2 69 (43.95%) Puppet
3 48 (30.57%) Terraform
4 46 (29.30%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (26.11%) Salt
6 8 (5.10%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.64%) Consul
7 1 (0.64%) Grafana
7 1 (0.64%) Kibana
7 1 (0.64%) Packer
7 1 (0.64%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 40 (25.48%) New Relic
1 40 (25.48%) Trend Micro
2 3 (1.91%) Google
3 1 (0.64%) Facebook
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.64%) Splunk