Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 324 342
Rank change year-on-year +76 +18 +16
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 114 45 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 0.34% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.28% 2.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 101 42 3
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £56,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +14.29%

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 2,665 2,081 1,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.95% 15.79% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,235 1,771 963
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 August 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 14 August 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 +80 102 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Cheshire -9 9 £66,250 +67.72% 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (93.86%) DevOps
3 77 (67.54%) Linux
4 75 (65.79%) Ansible
5 74 (64.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (50.00%) Windows
8 53 (46.49%) Puppet
8 53 (46.49%) TeamCity
8 53 (46.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 52 (45.61%) Git (software)
10 50 (43.86%) Jenkins
11 45 (39.47%) Amazon EC2
12 44 (38.60%) SQL
13 42 (36.84%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (35.09%) Private Cloud
15 38 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
15 38 (33.33%) Terraform
15 38 (33.33%) JIRA
16 37 (32.46%) Amazon S3
17 36 (31.58%) Amazon SQS
17 36 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 35 (30.70%) Trend Micro
18 35 (30.70%) Confluence
18 35 (30.70%) IIS
18 35 (30.70%) Web Services
18 35 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (30.70%) Active Directory
18 35 (30.70%) Virtual Machines
18 35 (30.70%) 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 35 (30.70%) Confluence
1 35 (30.70%) IIS
2 16 (14.04%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (6.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.63%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) Jetty
4 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 114 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (64.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (39.47%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (32.46%) Amazon S3
5 36 (31.58%) Amazon SQS
6 35 (30.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 35 (30.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (20.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (10.53%) Serverless
9 8 (7.02%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (6.14%) IaaS
10 7 (6.14%) SaaS
11 5 (4.39%) OpenShift
12 4 (3.51%) Route 53
13 3 (2.63%) npm
14 2 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (1.75%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.84%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.51%) MariaDB
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 53 (46.49%) Octopus Deploy
1 53 (46.49%) TeamCity
2 52 (45.61%) Git (software)
3 50 (43.86%) Jenkins
4 38 (33.33%) JIRA
5 36 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (14.04%) gulp
7 12 (10.53%) Vagrant
8 6 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.26%) Selenium
9 3 (2.63%) Geb
9 3 (2.63%) Grunt
9 3 (2.63%) JMeter
9 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.63%) Redmine
9 3 (2.63%) WATIR
10 2 (1.75%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.75%) Gradle
10 2 (1.75%) Hudson
10 2 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Marketing
2 11 (9.65%) Retail
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (50.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (21.05%) DevOps Manager
3 13 (11.40%) Senior DevOps
3 13 (11.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Junior
7 5 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Junior DevOps
8 4 (3.51%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (1.75%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) Web Services
2 24 (21.05%) Node.js
3 18 (15.79%) JAX-RS
4 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.28%) Spring
6 7 (6.14%) Spring Boot
7 6 (5.26%) J2EE
7 6 (5.26%) RESTful
7 6 (5.26%) Sass
7 6 (5.26%) XML
8 3 (2.63%) Ember.js
8 3 (2.63%) JSON
8 3 (2.63%) RAML
8 3 (2.63%) React
8 3 (2.63%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.63%) RxJava
8 3 (2.63%) Spring WebFlux
8 3 (2.63%) Swagger
8 3 (2.63%) Vert.x
8 3 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.09%) Private Cloud
2 23 (20.18%) Cloud Native
3 14 (12.28%) Fintech
4 7 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.39%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (67.54%) Linux
2 57 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (93.86%) DevOps
2 62 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.70%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (30.70%) Network Virtualisation
4 30 (26.32%) Open Source
5 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
7 21 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 19 (16.67%) Microservices
9 18 (15.79%) Scrum
10 17 (14.91%) Wealth Management
11 14 (12.28%) Asset Management
12 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
12 13 (11.40%) OO
13 12 (10.53%) OOP
14 10 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (8.77%) Software Architecture
15 9 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (6.14%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) SQL
2 34 (29.82%) Python
3 25 (21.93%) Java
4 18 (15.79%) C#
5 17 (14.91%) Ruby
6 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Java 8
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) GCP
2 6 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 35 (30.70%) Active Directory
1 35 (30.70%) Virtual Machines
2 27 (23.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 75 (65.79%) Ansible
2 53 (46.49%) Puppet
3 38 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (33.33%) Terraform
4 18 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 18 (15.79%) Salt
5 12 (10.53%) Packer
6 6 (5.26%) Consul
7 1 (0.88%) Grafana
7 1 (0.88%) Kibana
7 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 35 (30.70%) New Relic
1 35 (30.70%) Trend Micro
2 14 (12.28%) Google
3 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle