Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 305 341
Rank change year-on-year +78 +36 -
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 139 66 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.19% 0.52% 0.090%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.45% 2.93% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 132 47 11
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £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 2,551 2,251 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.83% 17.63% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,104 1,897 1,104
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +7.29%

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 20 October 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 20 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
Manchester +100 129 £60,000 +17.07% 13
Cheshire +16 7 £58,750 +23.68% 2
Merseyside -5 1 £77,500 +109.46% 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 139 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (94.24%) DevOps
3 89 (64.03%) Linux
4 88 (63.31%) Ansible
5 85 (61.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 73 (52.52%) Windows
7 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (50.36%) TeamCity
9 69 (49.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 63 (45.32%) Puppet
11 50 (35.97%) Jenkins
12 48 (34.53%) SQL
13 46 (33.09%) Git (software)
14 44 (31.65%) Amazon EC2
14 44 (31.65%) Amazon RDS
14 44 (31.65%) Private Cloud
15 43 (30.94%) Python
16 42 (30.22%) JIRA
17 41 (29.50%) Terraform
18 39 (28.06%) Amazon S3
18 39 (28.06%) Amazon SQS
19 38 (27.34%) Confluence
19 38 (27.34%) Trend Micro
19 38 (27.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 38 (27.34%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (27.34%) Active Directory
19 38 (27.34%) IIS
19 38 (27.34%) Virtual Machines
19 38 (27.34%) Network Virtualisation
19 38 (27.34%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 38 (27.34%) Confluence
1 38 (27.34%) IIS
2 23 (16.55%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 139 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (61.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (31.65%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (28.06%) Amazon S3
4 39 (28.06%) Amazon SQS
5 38 (27.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 38 (27.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (11.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (5.76%) SaaS
8 7 (5.04%) IaaS
9 6 (4.32%) Serverless
10 5 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.44%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.72%) Akamai
12 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.72%) GitHub
12 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Internet
2 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.65%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (17.99%) Apache Cassandra
2 25 (17.99%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.44%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.44%) MySQL
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 70 (50.36%) TeamCity
2 69 (49.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 50 (35.97%) Jenkins
4 46 (33.09%) Git (software)
5 42 (30.22%) JIRA
6 38 (27.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (16.55%) gulp
8 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.04%) JMeter
8 7 (5.04%) Selenium
8 7 (5.04%) Vagrant
9 6 (4.32%) Grunt
10 4 (2.88%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.88%) Redmine
10 4 (2.88%) WATIR
11 3 (2.16%) GoCD
11 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.16%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 19 (13.67%) Marketing
3 12 (8.63%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Law
5 2 (1.44%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (47.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (23.74%) DevOps Manager
3 10 (7.19%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (6.47%) Consultant
4 9 (6.47%) DevOps Consultant
5 8 (5.76%) Java Engineer
6 5 (3.60%) QA Engineer
6 5 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (3.60%) Software Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (2.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (2.88%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (2.16%) Junior
9 2 (1.44%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (1.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.62%) Node.js
2 31 (22.30%) Web Services
3 25 (17.99%) JAX-RS
4 23 (16.55%) AngularJS
5 15 (10.79%) Spring
6 10 (7.19%) Sass
7 7 (5.04%) XML
8 6 (4.32%) Ember.js
8 6 (4.32%) React
8 6 (4.32%) Spring Boot
9 5 (3.60%) J2EE
10 4 (2.88%) JSON
10 4 (2.88%) Regular Expression
10 4 (2.88%) RESTful
11 3 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (2.16%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.16%) HTML
11 3 (2.16%) Lambda Expressions
12 2 (1.44%) .NET
13 1 (0.72%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.65%) Private Cloud
2 29 (20.86%) Cloud Native
3 28 (20.14%) Fintech
4 9 (6.47%) Internet of Things
5 7 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.03%) Linux
2 73 (52.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) CentOS
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (94.24%) DevOps
2 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.34%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (27.34%) Network Virtualisation
4 32 (23.02%) Open Source
5 31 (22.30%) Wealth Management
6 28 (20.14%) Asset Management
7 27 (19.42%) Test Automation
8 25 (17.99%) OO
9 24 (17.27%) Scrum
10 22 (15.83%) Microservices
11 21 (15.11%) Mentoring
12 19 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management
14 15 (10.79%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (10.79%) OOP
15 13 (9.35%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (9.35%) Software Architecture
16 11 (7.91%) Information Security
17 10 (7.19%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) SQL
2 43 (30.94%) Python
3 31 (22.30%) C#
4 29 (20.86%) Java
5 12 (8.63%) Ruby
6 7 (5.04%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.72%) Groovy
9 1 (0.72%) Java 8
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) QA
System Software
1 38 (27.34%) Active Directory
1 38 (27.34%) Virtual Machines
2 34 (24.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 88 (63.31%) Ansible
2 63 (45.32%) Puppet
3 41 (29.50%) Terraform
4 38 (27.34%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (22.30%) Salt
6 15 (10.79%) Kubernetes
7 7 (5.04%) Packer
8 3 (2.16%) Consul
9 2 (1.44%) Grafana
9 2 (1.44%) Kibana
9 2 (1.44%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (27.34%) New Relic
1 38 (27.34%) Trend Micro
2 9 (6.47%) Google
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.16%) Splunk
5 1 (0.72%) Facebook