Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 386 507 616
Rank change year-on-year +121 +109 +177
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 305 391 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.61% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.93% 1.83% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 272 346 242
Median annual salary £60,000 £56,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% -5.42% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £40,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,125 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.97% -2.88% +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 15,814 21,340 21,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.84% 26.07% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12,796 16,966 17,265
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,749
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,371 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.67% +4.76% +5.00%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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
North of England +135 131 £60,000 +4.35% 16
North West +69 73 £57,500 -4.17% 12
South East +67 64 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +122 56 £62,500 +25.00% 3
East of England +87 39 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Midlands +48 25 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Scotland +82 23 £52,500 +7.69% 5
West Midlands +49 20 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South West +45 12 £50,500 -15.83% 2
Wales +3 10 £58,750 +30.56% 1
East Midlands +47 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North East +14 2 £55,162 +10.32% 1
Northern Ireland +24 1 - -
AWS CloudFormation
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 288 (94.43%) AWS
2 197 (64.59%) DevOps
3 171 (56.07%) Docker
4 157 (51.48%) Terraform
5 147 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (45.90%) Linux
7 130 (42.62%) Python
8 108 (35.41%) Kubernetes
9 104 (34.10%) Jenkins
10 102 (33.44%) Ansible
11 100 (32.79%) Serverless
12 97 (31.80%) Azure
13 96 (31.48%) Puppet
14 95 (31.15%) Amazon EC2
15 92 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
16 91 (29.84%) Infrastructure as Code
17 90 (29.51%) AWS Lambda
18 89 (29.18%) Bash Shell
19 86 (28.20%) Amazon S3
20 78 (25.57%) Amazon ECS
21 71 (23.28%) Windows
22 70 (22.95%) Git (software)
23 68 (22.30%) Java
24 66 (21.64%) JavaScript
25 61 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
26 58 (19.02%) Configuration Management
27 57 (18.69%) Node.js
28 56 (18.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
29 54 (17.70%) PowerShell
29 54 (17.70%) Continuous Integration

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 (10.82%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.93%) Confluence
3 6 (1.97%) Apache
3 6 (1.97%) nginx
4 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.98%) IIS
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Windchill
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 288 (94.43%) AWS
2 100 (32.79%) Serverless
3 97 (31.80%) Azure
4 95 (31.15%) Amazon EC2
5 90 (29.51%) AWS Lambda
6 86 (28.20%) Amazon S3
7 78 (25.57%) Amazon ECS
8 56 (18.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 52 (17.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 46 (15.08%) GCP
11 36 (11.80%) PaaS
12 34 (11.15%) Amazon ELB
13 31 (10.16%) SaaS
14 27 (8.85%) GitHub
15 26 (8.52%) IaaS
16 21 (6.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 18 (5.90%) AWS CodeBuild
17 18 (5.90%) AWS CodePipeline
18 17 (5.57%) Amazon Kinesis
19 16 (5.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.85%) VPN
2 22 (7.21%) Firewall
3 13 (4.26%) WAN
4 12 (3.93%) Network Security
4 12 (3.93%) VLAN
5 11 (3.61%) Internet
6 10 (3.28%) LAN
7 8 (2.62%) SAN
8 6 (1.97%) BIG-IP
8 6 (1.97%) DNS
8 6 (1.97%) OSPF
8 6 (1.97%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.97%) VoIP
9 3 (0.98%) BGP
9 3 (0.98%) DHCP
9 3 (0.98%) HSRP
9 3 (0.98%) IPv4
9 3 (0.98%) IPv6
9 3 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (0.98%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 51 (16.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (6.23%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.90%) MySQL
6 17 (5.57%) Amazon Athena
7 14 (4.59%) Redis
8 13 (4.26%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.61%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.61%) Text Mining
10 9 (2.95%) Amazon Aurora
11 8 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.64%) Big Data
14 4 (1.31%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.31%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
16 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
17 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 104 (34.10%) Jenkins
2 70 (22.95%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.85%) JIRA
4 26 (8.52%) Maven
5 23 (7.54%) GitLab
6 19 (6.23%) Bitbucket
7 14 (4.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.93%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.28%) Gradle
10 9 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (2.62%) CircleCI
11 8 (2.62%) webpack
12 7 (2.30%) Travis CI
12 7 (2.30%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.31%) Mocha
14 4 (1.31%) Subversion
15 3 (0.98%) Cypress.io
15 3 (0.98%) PHPUnit
General
1 35 (11.48%) Finance
2 11 (3.61%) Banking
3 8 (2.62%) Law
4 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.97%) Retail
6 4 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.31%) Police
6 4 (1.31%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.98%) Local Government
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Military
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (36.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (20.98%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (15.41%) Developer
4 43 (14.10%) Cloud Engineer
5 38 (12.46%) Platform Engineer
6 28 (9.18%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (8.52%) Architect
8 22 (7.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.21%) Lead DevOps
9 21 (6.89%) Senior DevOps
10 20 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.57%) Consultant
13 15 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.26%) Java Developer
15 12 (3.93%) Cloud Architect
15 12 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (3.93%) Junior
16 11 (3.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 9 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.69%) Node.js
2 51 (16.72%) Web Services
3 36 (11.80%) React
4 26 (8.52%) .NET
5 24 (7.87%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (7.54%) AngularJS
7 22 (7.21%) HTML
8 19 (6.23%) CSS
9 15 (4.92%) REST
10 14 (4.59%) Spring
10 14 (4.59%) Spring Boot
11 13 (4.26%) RESTful
12 11 (3.61%) jQuery
13 10 (3.28%) Express
13 10 (3.28%) Redux
14 7 (2.30%) JSON
14 7 (2.30%) React Native
15 6 (1.97%) MEAN Stack
15 6 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
15 6 (1.97%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.52%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.57%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.57%) Life Science
3 14 (4.59%) Cloud Native
4 13 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (2.95%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.95%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.31%) Social Media
9 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.98%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 140 (45.90%) Linux
2 71 (23.28%) Windows
3 25 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.93%) Unix
6 7 (2.30%) CentOS
7 6 (1.97%) Android
8 4 (1.31%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.66%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (64.59%) DevOps
2 147 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (29.84%) Infrastructure as Code
4 58 (19.02%) Configuration Management
5 54 (17.70%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (14.10%) Scrum
7 42 (13.77%) Migration
8 35 (11.48%) Deployment Automation
9 33 (10.82%) Infrastructure Automation
10 27 (8.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 23 (7.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 22 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (7.21%) Machine Learning
12 22 (7.21%) Test Automation
13 20 (6.56%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (5.90%) Open Source
15 18 (5.90%) TDD
16 17 (5.57%) Microservices
17 16 (5.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.62%) Python
2 89 (29.18%) Bash Shell
3 68 (22.30%) Java
4 66 (21.64%) JavaScript
5 54 (17.70%) PowerShell
6 25 (8.20%) SQL
7 15 (4.92%) Go
8 11 (3.61%) C
8 11 (3.61%) C#
8 11 (3.61%) ES6
9 10 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.62%) Groovy
11 7 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.97%) PHP
13 4 (1.31%) Ruby
13 4 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (7.54%) AWS Certification
2 21 (6.89%) Degree
3 20 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.30%) MCSE
8 6 (1.97%) CCNA
8 6 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.66%) RHCE
11 1 (0.33%) CISA
11 1 (0.33%) CISM
11 1 (0.33%) CISMP
11 1 (0.33%) CISSP
11 1 (0.33%) ISEB
11 1 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) GDPR
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.33%) NCSC
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (56.07%) Docker
2 19 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.59%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.64%) vCloud
5 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.64%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.31%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.66%) vSphere
8 1 (0.33%) IAG
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 157 (51.48%) Terraform
2 108 (35.41%) Kubernetes
3 102 (33.44%) Ansible
4 96 (31.48%) Puppet
5 92 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (5.90%) Kibana
7 16 (5.25%) Packer
8 13 (4.26%) logstash
8 13 (4.26%) Nagios
9 10 (3.28%) Rancher
10 7 (2.30%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.64%) Grafana
11 5 (1.64%) SCCM
11 5 (1.64%) SCOM
12 4 (1.31%) Consul
12 4 (1.31%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.31%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.98%) Salt
14 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.15%) Google
3 27 (8.85%) VMware
4 23 (7.54%) Cisco
5 20 (6.56%) Splunk
6 16 (5.25%) Fortinet
7 13 (4.26%) HP
8 8 (2.62%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.30%) Aruba
9 7 (2.30%) Citrix
9 7 (2.30%) IBM
9 7 (2.30%) Juniper
9 7 (2.30%) NETGEAR
9 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.97%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.97%) Veeam
11 5 (1.64%) NetApp
12 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.31%) Dell
12 4 (1.31%) Remedy