Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 482 524 667
Rank change year-on-year +42 +143 +234
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 384 420 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.49% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.72% 2.03% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 295 360 178
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £72,875
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,380 20,674 16,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 28.40% 22.38% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18,034 16,827 13,902
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the UK excluding London

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in the UK excluding London

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK excluding London

AWS CloudFormation
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
South East +91 124 £65,000 +6.12% 25
North of England -79 92 £55,000 -8.33% 30
Midlands +34 60 £70,000 +33.33% 13
North West -43 58 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South West +27 48 £60,000 +6.67% 13
East of England +85 41 £57,500 -4.17% 16
West Midlands +11 39 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Yorkshire -11 29 £50,000 +5.26% 15
East Midlands +41 21 £56,000 +21.08% 6
Scotland +12 7 £47,500 -20.83% 12
Wales +10 7 £45,000 -35.71% 1
North East +12 5 £57,275 +14.55% 2
Northern Ireland -10 5 £60,000 -4.00%
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 380 (98.96%) AWS
2 242 (63.02%) DevOps
3 206 (53.65%) Terraform
4 176 (45.83%) Linux
4 176 (45.83%) Python
5 169 (44.01%) Ansible
6 161 (41.93%) Docker
7 137 (35.68%) Infrastructure as Code
8 128 (33.33%) Azure
9 124 (32.29%) Puppet
10 118 (30.73%) Amazon EC2
10 118 (30.73%) Serverless
11 117 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
12 112 (29.17%) Kubernetes
13 108 (28.13%) Amazon S3
14 101 (26.30%) AWS Lambda
15 97 (25.26%) Jenkins
16 96 (25.00%) Java
17 95 (24.74%) Configuration Management
18 92 (23.96%) Git (software)
19 86 (22.40%) Opscode Chef
20 84 (21.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
21 83 (21.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 81 (21.09%) Bash Shell
23 79 (20.57%) Web Services
24 73 (19.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 73 (19.01%) Amazon RDS
25 72 (18.75%) Finance
26 69 (17.97%) Windows
27 67 (17.45%) SQL

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 33 (8.59%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (8.07%) Confluence
3 21 (5.47%) OpenStack
4 20 (5.21%) nginx
5 19 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (2.86%) CloudStack
8 10 (2.60%) Apache
9 6 (1.56%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.56%) IIS
10 4 (1.04%) JBoss
10 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.78%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.52%) SAS
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 380 (98.96%) AWS
2 128 (33.33%) Azure
3 118 (30.73%) Amazon EC2
3 118 (30.73%) Serverless
4 108 (28.13%) Amazon S3
5 101 (26.30%) AWS Lambda
6 84 (21.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 83 (21.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 55 (14.32%) Amazon ECS
9 50 (13.02%) GCP
9 50 (13.02%) IaaS
10 45 (11.72%) PaaS
11 40 (10.42%) GitHub
12 35 (9.11%) Amazon ELB
13 33 (8.59%) SaaS
14 29 (7.55%) AWS CodePipeline
15 28 (7.29%) Azure Active Directory
16 24 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (4.43%) Amazon SQS
18 16 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.55%) VPN
2 22 (5.73%) Firewall
3 10 (2.60%) DNS
4 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.30%) Internet
5 5 (1.30%) LAN
5 5 (1.30%) WAN
6 3 (0.78%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.78%) Network Security
6 3 (0.78%) VLAN
7 2 (0.52%) DSL
7 2 (0.52%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) FTP
8 1 (0.26%) IPv4
8 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.26%) SNMP
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 73 (19.01%) Amazon RDS
2 45 (11.72%) MySQL
3 39 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (8.07%) NoSQL
5 28 (7.29%) MongoDB
6 27 (7.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 24 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 18 (4.69%) Big Data
9 16 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.56%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.56%) Impala
11 6 (1.56%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.56%) Redis
11 6 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.56%) Sqoop
12 5 (1.30%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 97 (25.26%) Jenkins
2 92 (23.96%) Git (software)
3 39 (10.16%) JIRA
4 26 (6.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (4.95%) GitLab
6 18 (4.69%) Bitbucket
6 18 (4.69%) CircleCI
7 15 (3.91%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.39%) Maven
9 12 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (2.60%) Gradle
11 8 (2.08%) Subversion
12 7 (1.82%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.56%) Selenium
14 5 (1.30%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket Server
15 4 (1.04%) Gatling
15 4 (1.04%) HP UFT
15 4 (1.04%) LoadRunner
15 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (18.75%) Finance
2 18 (4.69%) Marketing
3 16 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.91%) Electronics
4 15 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.65%) Retail
6 7 (1.82%) Banking
7 5 (1.30%) Legal
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 149 (38.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (19.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 73 (19.01%) AWS Engineer
4 54 (14.06%) AWS DevOps
5 51 (13.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 45 (11.72%) Architect
7 43 (11.20%) Developer
8 33 (8.59%) Cloud Architect
9 29 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (6.51%) Platform Engineer
11 25 (6.51%) Senior DevOps
11 25 (6.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 23 (5.99%) Software Engineer
13 20 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 17 (4.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 16 (4.17%) Lead DevOps
17 15 (3.91%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
18 14 (3.65%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.57%) Web Services
2 44 (11.46%) Node.js
3 26 (6.77%) .NET
3 26 (6.77%) Kafka
3 26 (6.77%) REST
4 24 (6.25%) JSON
5 22 (5.73%) AngularJS
6 16 (4.17%) AWS Amplify
6 16 (4.17%) OAuth
7 15 (3.91%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (3.91%) LEMP Stack
8 14 (3.65%) HTML
9 11 (2.86%) CSS
9 11 (2.86%) Serverless Framework
9 11 (2.86%) Spring
9 11 (2.86%) XML
10 9 (2.34%) GraphQL
10 9 (2.34%) React
11 8 (2.08%) YAML
12 7 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.28%) Public Cloud
2 39 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 39 (10.16%) Private Cloud
3 32 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (5.73%) Cloud Native
5 22 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (2.86%) Renewable Energy
9 10 (2.60%) Clustering
9 10 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
10 9 (2.34%) PlayStation
11 8 (2.08%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.30%) PKI
12 5 (1.30%) User Experience
13 4 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (1.04%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.04%) Social Network
13 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 176 (45.83%) Linux
2 69 (17.97%) Windows
3 35 (9.11%) Ubuntu
4 34 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (7.29%) CentOS
6 14 (3.65%) Unix
7 9 (2.34%) Debian
8 7 (1.82%) Amazon Linux
8 7 (1.82%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.30%) Android
9 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.78%) Fedora
11 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (63.02%) DevOps
2 137 (35.68%) Infrastructure as Code
3 117 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (24.74%) Configuration Management
5 62 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 57 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (14.06%) Migration
8 50 (13.02%) Microservices
9 47 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 44 (11.46%) Software Engineering
11 37 (9.64%) Load Balancing
12 36 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (8.59%) Deployment Automation
15 30 (7.81%) Computer Science
15 30 (7.81%) Infrastructure Automation
15 30 (7.81%) ITIL
16 29 (7.55%) Presales
17 28 (7.29%) Scrum
18 27 (7.03%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 176 (45.83%) Python
2 96 (25.00%) Java
3 81 (21.09%) Bash Shell
4 67 (17.45%) SQL
5 64 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 43 (11.20%) Go
7 42 (10.94%) Ruby
8 36 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 30 (7.81%) C#
10 23 (5.99%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.65%) Perl
11 14 (3.65%) Scala
12 13 (3.39%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.86%) PHP
14 9 (2.34%) C
15 6 (1.56%) Java 8
16 5 (1.30%) ES6
17 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.78%) Groovy
19 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (8.07%) AWS Certification
2 29 (7.55%) Degree
3 12 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.78%) ISEB
5 3 (0.78%) RHCE
5 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) MCSA
6 2 (0.52%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.21%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) SLA
3 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) NIST
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) PSD2
5 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 161 (41.93%) Docker
2 53 (13.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 30 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (7.55%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.56%) HDFS
6 6 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.56%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) Squid
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.26%) KVM
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 206 (53.65%) Terraform
2 169 (44.01%) Ansible
3 124 (32.29%) Puppet
4 112 (29.17%) Kubernetes
5 86 (22.40%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (3.91%) Packer
7 11 (2.86%) Nagios
8 10 (2.60%) rkt
9 8 (2.08%) Mesos
10 7 (1.82%) Grafana
10 7 (1.82%) Graphite
10 7 (1.82%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.56%) Salt
11 6 (1.56%) SCCM
11 6 (1.56%) SCOM
11 6 (1.56%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.56%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (15.10%) VMware
2 35 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.51%) Google
4 19 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.43%) Oracle
6 15 (3.91%) SAP
7 13 (3.39%) Dynatrace
7 13 (3.39%) Rackspace
8 12 (3.13%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.34%) SaltStack
9 9 (2.34%) Splunk
10 8 (2.08%) New Relic
11 6 (1.56%) Citrix
11 6 (1.56%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.56%) HP
11 6 (1.56%) Informatica
12 4 (1.04%) Apple
12 4 (1.04%) Trend Micro
13 3 (0.78%) Adobe
13 3 (0.78%) F5