Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 343 368
Rank change year-on-year +50 +25 +16
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 78 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.13% 0.008%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.28% 1.12% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 1
North West median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% -13.46%
10th Percentile £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,500 £46,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 2378 1434 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.08% 11.51% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 1215 890
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £24,225
90th Percentile £68,250 £62,500 £58,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +19 43 £60,000 +50.00% 7
Merseyside - 23 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 12 £60,000 - 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 78 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (84.62%) Puppet
3 60 (76.92%) Linux
4 58 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (74.36%) DevOps
5 45 (57.69%) Jenkins
6 40 (51.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (39.74%) Google
9 30 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (37.18%) Windows
11 27 (34.62%) Python
11 27 (34.62%) Hadoop
12 26 (33.33%) Big Data
12 26 (33.33%) Terraform
13 25 (32.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (32.05%) Docker
13 25 (32.05%) JIRA
13 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
14 24 (30.77%) Hibernate
14 24 (30.77%) GitHub
14 24 (30.77%) Bitbucket
15 22 (28.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 22 (28.21%) Ansible
16 21 (26.92%) Kubernetes
16 21 (26.92%) Web Services
16 21 (26.92%) Apache
16 21 (26.92%) Requirements Management
16 21 (26.92%) ZABBIX
17 20 (25.64%) Ruby

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 21 (26.92%) Apache
2 8 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) nginx
4 4 (5.13%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 78 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (51.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (32.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 24 (30.77%) GitHub
5 22 (28.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (10.26%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (8.97%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (3.85%) CloudFront
9 3 (3.85%) SaaS
9 3 (3.85%) Serverless
9 3 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.41%) VPN
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) FTP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) IPsec
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) Hadoop
2 26 (33.33%) Big Data
3 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.97%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.69%) MySQL
6 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.13%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.05%) JIRA
3 24 (30.77%) Bitbucket
4 13 (16.67%) Selenium
5 11 (14.10%) JUnit
5 11 (14.10%) SonarQube
6 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.69%) Ant
7 6 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (7.69%) Gradle
7 6 (7.69%) Maven
8 5 (6.41%) Hudson
9 3 (3.85%) JHipster
9 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.56%) gulp
10 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.28%) RSpec
11 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
3 6 (7.69%) Automotive
4 3 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) AWS DevOps
2 15 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Architect
4 12 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Consultant
8 7 (8.97%) Database Architect
9 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Automation Test Lead
10 5 (6.41%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (6.41%) Database Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 21 (26.92%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) Spring
4 4 (5.13%) .NET
5 3 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.85%) Dropwizard
5 3 (3.85%) JAX-RS
5 3 (3.85%) LAMP
5 3 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.85%) Play Framework
5 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.56%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.56%) CSS3
6 2 (2.56%) jQuery
6 2 (2.56%) Nightwatchjs
6 2 (2.56%) RESTful
6 2 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Life Science
2 2 (2.56%) FMCG
2 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) PKI
3 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (76.92%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Windows
3 14 (17.95%) CentOS
4 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.13%) Unix
7 3 (3.85%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) DevOps
2 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (26.92%) Requirements Management
5 18 (23.08%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (20.51%) TDD
6 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 15 (19.23%) ETL
8 12 (15.38%) Analytics
8 12 (15.38%) Data Integration
8 12 (15.38%) Data Security
9 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (8.97%) SDLC
12 6 (7.69%) Build Automation
12 6 (7.69%) Database Security
12 6 (7.69%) Dependency Management
12 6 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Python
2 20 (25.64%) Ruby
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) Groovy
8 3 (3.85%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.56%) C#
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) CISA
3 1 (1.28%) CISM
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) GCP
2 8 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (84.62%) Puppet
2 58 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (33.33%) Terraform
4 22 (28.21%) Ansible
5 21 (26.92%) Kubernetes
5 21 (26.92%) ZABBIX
6 15 (19.23%) Ambari
7 9 (11.54%) Packer
8 5 (6.41%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (5.13%) Salt
10 2 (2.56%) Nagios
11 1 (1.28%) Kibana
11 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Google
2 15 (19.23%) Hortonworks
3 4 (5.13%) MuleSoft
3 4 (5.13%) VMware
4 3 (3.85%) hybris
5 2 (2.56%) NetApp
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.28%) New Relic
6 1 (1.28%) Talend
6 1 (1.28%) Trend Micro