Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 342 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - +372
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 66 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.090% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.00% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 47 11 0
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year - +2.13% +17.50%

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 2202 1289 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.28% 10.58% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1852 1091 883
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.05%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +16 39 £51,250 +28.13%
Merseyside - 21 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 66 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (81.82%) Puppet
3 52 (78.79%) Linux
4 50 (75.76%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (68.18%) DevOps
6 35 (53.03%) Python
7 31 (46.97%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (46.97%) Jenkins
8 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (40.91%) Windows
10 26 (39.39%) Google
11 25 (37.88%) Docker
12 24 (36.36%) Ruby
13 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (34.85%) Web Services
13 23 (34.85%) Kubernetes
14 21 (31.82%) GitHub
14 21 (31.82%) Apache
14 21 (31.82%) Hadoop
14 21 (31.82%) Big Data
15 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
15 20 (30.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 19 (28.79%) Bitbucket
16 19 (28.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (28.79%) Hibernate
16 19 (28.79%) JIRA
17 18 (27.27%) Requirements Management
17 18 (27.27%) ZABBIX
17 18 (27.27%) Terraform
18 17 (25.76%) TDD

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 (31.82%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.61%) nginx
4 4 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 66 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (31.82%) GitHub
4 20 (30.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (28.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (7.58%) Serverless
9 4 (6.06%) Amazon S3
10 3 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (4.55%) CloudFront
10 3 (4.55%) SaaS
10 3 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) Big Data
1 21 (31.82%) Hadoop
2 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (10.61%) MySQL
5 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.03%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Jenkins
2 19 (28.79%) Bitbucket
2 19 (28.79%) JIRA
3 15 (22.73%) Selenium
4 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 11 (16.67%) SonarQube
6 10 (15.15%) JUnit
7 5 (7.58%) Ant
7 5 (7.58%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (7.58%) Gradle
7 5 (7.58%) gulp
7 5 (7.58%) Maven
8 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
9 2 (3.03%) JHipster
10 1 (1.52%) JMeter
10 1 (1.52%) RSpec
10 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (7.58%) Database Architect
9 5 (7.58%) Database Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Test Leader
10 4 (6.06%) Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) Web Services
2 19 (28.79%) Hibernate
3 7 (10.61%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) .NET
4 5 (7.58%) .NET Core
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Core
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (7.58%) CSS3
4 5 (7.58%) HTML5
4 5 (7.58%) jQuery
4 5 (7.58%) Nightwatchjs
4 5 (7.58%) RESTful
4 5 (7.58%) Sass
4 5 (7.58%) Spring
5 3 (4.55%) LAMP
5 3 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (4.55%) Node.js
6 2 (3.03%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Life Science
2 4 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Linux
2 27 (40.91%) Windows
3 14 (21.21%) CentOS
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) DevOps
2 31 (46.97%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.27%) Requirements Management
5 17 (25.76%) TDD
6 16 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
8 11 (16.67%) ETL
9 10 (15.15%) Analytics
9 10 (15.15%) Data Integration
9 10 (15.15%) Data Security
10 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.12%) Open Source
11 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.09%) High Availability
11 6 (9.09%) SDLC
12 5 (7.58%) MVC
12 5 (7.58%) Progressive Enhancement
12 5 (7.58%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Python
2 24 (36.36%) Ruby
3 16 (24.24%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.67%) Java
5 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) Perl
9 2 (3.03%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.52%) Go
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CISA
2 1 (1.52%) CISM
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) GCP
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (37.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) etcd
2 1 (1.52%) flannel
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (81.82%) Puppet
2 50 (75.76%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (34.85%) Kubernetes
4 18 (27.27%) Terraform
4 18 (27.27%) ZABBIX
5 12 (18.18%) Ansible
6 11 (16.67%) Ambari
7 5 (7.58%) Salt
8 4 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (4.55%) Packer
10 2 (3.03%) Nagios
11 1 (1.52%) Consul
11 1 (1.52%) Kibana
11 1 (1.52%) logstash
11 1 (1.52%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Google
2 11 (16.67%) Hortonworks
3 7 (10.61%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) hybris
4 3 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.03%) NetApp
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Veeam
6 1 (1.52%) Zerto