Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 429 560 901
Rank change year-on-year +131 +341 +187
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,008 792 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.61% 2.10% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 856 649 243
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £62,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.26% +24.00% -9.09%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 38,664 37,670 24,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.04% 21.43% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 30,846 31,050 20,640
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 15 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 19 March 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
England +134 962 £65,000 - 217
London +81 575 £70,000 - 122
UK excluding London +133 395 £57,500 -7.26% 114
North of England +95 167 £57,500 -10.16% 40
North West +107 127 £60,000 -6.98% 18
South East +85 82 £55,000 -12.00% 14
Midlands +58 65 £55,000 -15.38% 15
West Midlands +36 49 £54,750 -8.75% 10
South West +47 44 £62,500 +13.64% 15
Yorkshire +29 35 £50,000 -16.67% 16
East of England +31 26 £60,000 - 11
East Midlands +27 16 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Wales +19 14 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Scotland -7 6 £60,000 -14.29% 13
North East +10 5 £70,000 +16.67% 6

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 994 (98.61%) Amazon AWS
2 760 (75.40%) DevOps
3 586 (58.13%) Linux
4 530 (52.58%) Ansible
5 525 (52.08%) Terraform
6 472 (46.83%) Python
7 448 (44.44%) Docker
8 446 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
9 420 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 416 (41.27%) Jenkins
11 385 (38.19%) Windows
12 363 (36.01%) Amazon EC2
13 357 (35.42%) Puppet
14 330 (32.74%) Opscode Chef
15 303 (30.06%) Amazon S3
16 285 (28.27%) Kubernetes
17 261 (25.89%) Amazon RDS
18 254 (25.20%) Java
19 253 (25.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 245 (24.31%) TeamCity
21 231 (22.92%) Git (software)
22 230 (22.82%) Finance
23 217 (21.53%) Serverless
24 214 (21.23%) Octopus Deploy
25 207 (20.54%) Configuration Management
26 202 (20.04%) SQL
27 201 (19.94%) Node.js
28 200 (19.84%) AWS Lambda
29 184 (18.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
30 182 (18.06%) Web Services

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 106 (10.52%) Confluence
2 101 (10.02%) Elasticsearch
3 98 (9.72%) IIS
4 37 (3.67%) Apache Spark
5 31 (3.08%) Apache
5 31 (3.08%) nginx
6 29 (2.88%) OpenStack
7 17 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.89%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.60%) JBoss
10 6 (0.60%) SAS
11 5 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.50%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.50%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.50%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.40%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 994 (98.61%) Amazon AWS
2 420 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 363 (36.01%) Amazon EC2
4 303 (30.06%) Amazon S3
5 253 (25.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 217 (21.53%) Serverless
7 200 (19.84%) AWS Lambda
8 184 (18.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 179 (17.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 156 (15.48%) Amazon SQS
11 112 (11.11%) GitHub
12 92 (9.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 70 (6.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 69 (6.85%) Amazon ELB
15 66 (6.55%) IaaS
16 58 (5.75%) SaaS
17 52 (5.16%) Cloud Computing
18 49 (4.86%) Route 53
19 47 (4.66%) PaaS
20 43 (4.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.42%) Firewall
2 58 (5.75%) Internet
3 51 (5.06%) DNS
4 47 (4.66%) VPN
5 37 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 26 (2.58%) HTTP
7 14 (1.39%) LAN
8 12 (1.19%) DHCP
8 12 (1.19%) WAN
9 10 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (0.89%) Network Security
10 9 (0.89%) SAN
11 8 (0.79%) FTP
11 8 (0.79%) SMTP
11 8 (0.79%) SSL
12 4 (0.40%) IPv4
12 4 (0.40%) SNMP
13 3 (0.30%) NAS
14 2 (0.20%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (25.89%) Amazon RDS
2 94 (9.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 85 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (6.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 62 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 61 (6.05%) Big Data
7 59 (5.85%) MongoDB
8 58 (5.75%) MySQL
9 41 (4.07%) Redis
10 36 (3.57%) NoSQL
11 32 (3.17%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (2.08%) InfluxDB
14 17 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
15 15 (1.49%) Relational Database
16 12 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.99%) MariaDB
18 9 (0.89%) Amazon Athena
18 9 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
19 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 416 (41.27%) Jenkins
2 245 (24.31%) TeamCity
3 231 (22.92%) Git (software)
4 214 (21.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 151 (14.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 118 (11.71%) JIRA
7 66 (6.55%) Travis CI
8 49 (4.86%) Maven
8 49 (4.86%) Vagrant
9 43 (4.27%) CircleCI
9 43 (4.27%) GitLab
9 43 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 42 (4.17%) Selenium
11 40 (3.97%) Subversion
12 37 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (3.27%) GoCD
14 25 (2.48%) Bitbucket
14 25 (2.48%) IBM UrbanCode
15 22 (2.18%) Gradle
16 18 (1.79%) Artifactory
General
1 230 (22.82%) Finance
2 60 (5.95%) Retail
3 25 (2.48%) Games
4 20 (1.98%) Billing
5 16 (1.59%) Banking
6 14 (1.39%) Publishing
7 13 (1.29%) Marketing
8 11 (1.09%) Law
8 11 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.89%) Advertising
10 7 (0.69%) Front Office
10 7 (0.69%) Legal
11 5 (0.50%) French Language
11 5 (0.50%) German Language
11 5 (0.50%) Swedish Language
12 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 427 (42.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 170 (16.87%) AWS Engineer
3 148 (14.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 132 (13.10%) Developer
5 110 (10.91%) Senior DevOps
6 98 (9.72%) Consultant
7 84 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
8 77 (7.64%) DevOps Consultant
9 71 (7.04%) Architect
10 67 (6.65%) DevOps Manager
11 60 (5.95%) AWS Developer
11 60 (5.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 59 (5.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 50 (4.96%) Lead DevOps
14 46 (4.56%) Java Developer
14 46 (4.56%) Software Engineer
15 45 (4.46%) Senior Developer
16 42 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 39 (3.87%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 38 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (19.94%) Node.js
2 182 (18.06%) Web Services
3 102 (10.12%) Elastic Stack
4 78 (7.74%) .NET
5 77 (7.64%) React
6 62 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 47 (4.66%) Kafka
8 46 (4.56%) HTML
8 46 (4.56%) J2EE
9 42 (4.17%) REST
10 39 (3.87%) RESTful
11 37 (3.67%) J2SE
12 34 (3.37%) JSON
13 30 (2.98%) Spring
14 28 (2.78%) CSS
15 27 (2.68%) Redux
16 23 (2.28%) YAML
17 22 (2.18%) Akka
17 22 (2.18%) ASP.NET
17 22 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.32%) Private Cloud
2 96 (9.52%) Fintech
3 87 (8.63%) Public Cloud
4 76 (7.54%) Linux Command Line
5 63 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 54 (5.36%) Mobile App
7 53 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
8 49 (4.86%) Data Centre
9 48 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (4.17%) Cloud Native
11 39 (3.87%) Blog
12 37 (3.67%) Internet of Things
13 34 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
14 25 (2.48%) PlayStation
15 22 (2.18%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (1.79%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.99%) User Experience
18 9 (0.89%) Data Structures
19 7 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 586 (58.13%) Linux
2 385 (38.19%) Windows
3 91 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 70 (6.94%) CentOS
5 64 (6.35%) Ubuntu
6 60 (5.95%) Windows Server
7 41 (4.07%) Unix
8 32 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 28 (2.78%) DC/OS
10 25 (2.48%) Mesosphere
11 21 (2.08%) Amazon Linux
12 20 (1.98%) Android
13 13 (1.29%) Fedora
14 10 (0.99%) Debian
15 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (75.40%) DevOps
2 446 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (20.54%) Configuration Management
4 171 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 138 (13.69%) Microservices
6 124 (12.30%) Scrum
7 114 (11.31%) Test Automation
8 113 (11.21%) Asset Management
9 109 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 104 (10.32%) Open Source
11 86 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 85 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
13 84 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
14 79 (7.84%) Mentoring
14 79 (7.84%) Network Virtualisation
15 78 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 78 (7.74%) Migration
16 74 (7.34%) ITIL
17 69 (6.85%) Wealth Management
18 67 (6.65%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 472 (46.83%) Python
2 254 (25.20%) Java
3 202 (20.04%) SQL
4 181 (17.96%) Bash Shell
5 161 (15.97%) PowerShell
6 151 (14.98%) C#
7 97 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 90 (8.93%) Ruby
9 69 (6.85%) Go
10 47 (4.66%) PHP
10 47 (4.66%) Scala
11 45 (4.46%) Perl
12 37 (3.67%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.88%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.48%) C++
15 23 (2.28%) Clojure
16 13 (1.29%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.99%) Java 8
18 9 (0.89%) ES6
19 8 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (6.75%) Degree
2 62 (6.15%) AWS Certification
3 45 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
5 36 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.89%) MCSE
9 7 (0.69%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.60%) ISEB
11 3 (0.30%) CCNA
11 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.20%) CCNP
12 2 (0.20%) CISA
12 2 (0.20%) CISM
12 2 (0.20%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) MCSA
13 1 (0.099%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.099%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.55%) QA
2 29 (2.88%) GDPR
3 11 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.099%) COBIT
6 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 448 (44.44%) Docker
2 121 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 117 (11.61%) Active Directory
4 66 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (5.36%) Hyper-V
6 28 (2.78%) VirtualBox
7 13 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.99%) Varnish
9 8 (0.79%) etcd
10 5 (0.50%) Squid
10 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.40%) HDFS
11 4 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.30%) iptables
12 3 (0.30%) pfSense
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.20%) Xen
14 1 (0.099%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 530 (52.58%) Ansible
2 525 (52.08%) Terraform
3 357 (35.42%) Puppet
4 330 (32.74%) Opscode Chef
5 285 (28.27%) Kubernetes
6 113 (11.21%) Salt
7 77 (7.64%) Packer
8 47 (4.66%) Docker Swarm
9 35 (3.47%) Consul
10 30 (2.98%) Prometheus
11 25 (2.48%) Automic
12 23 (2.28%) Grafana
13 22 (2.18%) Nagios
14 20 (1.98%) Kibana
15 16 (1.59%) logstash
15 16 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (1.49%) Mesos
17 14 (1.39%) Rancher
18 9 (0.89%) Graphite
19 6 (0.60%) rkt
Vendors
1 117 (11.61%) New Relic
2 116 (11.51%) Google
3 93 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 79 (7.84%) VMware
5 71 (7.04%) Trend Micro
6 70 (6.94%) Splunk
7 60 (5.95%) Oracle
8 51 (5.06%) Red Hat
9 33 (3.27%) SaltStack
10 21 (2.08%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.79%) AppDynamics
12 13 (1.29%) Apple
12 13 (1.29%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.09%) Cognizant
13 11 (1.09%) IBM
14 9 (0.89%) TOWER Software
15 8 (0.79%) Adobe
16 7 (0.69%) Alibaba
16 7 (0.69%) Citrix
17 6 (0.60%) Remedy