Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 304 406
Rank change year-on-year +58 +102 +90
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,707 496 1,062
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.27% 2.57% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,204 356 724
10th Percentile £39,125 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 52,222 19,337 44,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.14% 39.37% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36,636 16,232 36,371
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation.

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 18 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 20 September 2021. 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 +59 1,501 £65,000 - 249
UK excluding London +74 790 £60,000 +9.09% 134
London +4 781 £77,500 - 128
Work from Home -9 403 £65,000 +18.18% 46
North of England +53 380 £57,500 +4.55% 55
Yorkshire +1 187 £57,500 +4.55% 19
North West +21 159 £60,000 +6.67% 24
South East -60 125 £70,000 +3.70% 11
Midlands -47 101 £65,000 +44.44% 29
West Midlands -40 80 £65,000 +44.44% 21
South West -25 76 £62,500 +38.89% 15
Scotland -70 40 £65,000 +36.84% 11
Northern Ireland - 40 £80,000 -
North East -7 34 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East Midlands -58 21 £57,500 +4.55% 8
East of England -86 20 £60,000 +23.08% 9
Wales - 8 £65,000 - 4
Isle of Man - 1 £69,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 1,650 (96.66%) AWS
2 1,297 (75.98%) DevOps
3 1,286 (75.34%) Terraform
4 968 (56.71%) Python
5 950 (55.65%) Docker
6 896 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
7 886 (51.90%) Infrastructure as Code
8 859 (50.32%) Kubernetes
9 634 (37.14%) Linux
10 630 (36.91%) Azure
11 588 (34.45%) Serverless
12 515 (30.17%) AWS Lambda
13 472 (27.65%) Software Engineering
14 464 (27.18%) Jenkins
15 456 (26.71%) Ansible
16 432 (25.31%) Java
17 420 (24.60%) Puppet
18 416 (24.37%) Opscode Chef
19 383 (22.44%) GCP
20 376 (22.03%) Microservices
21 365 (21.38%) JavaScript
22 347 (20.33%) Amazon S3
23 338 (19.80%) PowerShell
24 329 (19.27%) Git (software)
25 326 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
26 311 (18.22%) Scrum
27 305 (17.87%) React
28 300 (17.57%) Go
29 295 (17.28%) Windows
30 291 (17.05%) Bash Shell

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 71 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (2.64%) Apache Spark
3 39 (2.28%) Confluence
4 32 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 28 (1.64%) Apache
6 20 (1.17%) IIS
7 15 (0.88%) nginx
8 11 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.47%) CMS
11 6 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.35%) Traefik
12 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.18%) GemFire
13 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.059%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.059%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.059%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Adobe XD
1 5 (0.29%) Chatbot
1 5 (0.29%) Figma
1 5 (0.29%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1,650 (96.66%) AWS
2 630 (36.91%) Azure
3 588 (34.45%) Serverless
4 515 (30.17%) AWS Lambda
5 383 (22.44%) GCP
6 347 (20.33%) Amazon S3
7 276 (16.17%) SaaS
8 216 (12.65%) Amazon EC2
9 203 (11.89%) Amazon ECS
10 180 (10.54%) PaaS
11 177 (10.37%) Amazon EKS
12 147 (8.61%) IaaS
13 140 (8.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 123 (7.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 119 (6.97%) Amazon SQS
16 110 (6.44%) CloudFront
17 109 (6.39%) GitHub
18 91 (5.33%) Amazon Kinesis
19 89 (5.21%) Pulumi
20 77 (4.51%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.87%) Firewall
2 63 (3.69%) HTTP
3 61 (3.57%) DNS
4 45 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 40 (2.34%) VPN
6 21 (1.23%) SSL
7 16 (0.94%) WebEx
8 14 (0.82%) IPv4
9 12 (0.70%) LAN
9 12 (0.70%) WAN
10 11 (0.64%) SMS
11 8 (0.47%) Network Security
12 7 (0.41%) Internet
12 7 (0.41%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.29%) Broadband
13 5 (0.29%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (0.23%) AMQP
14 4 (0.23%) BGP
14 4 (0.23%) FTP
14 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (12.65%) MySQL
2 215 (12.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 183 (10.72%) Amazon RDS
4 135 (7.91%) NoSQL
5 114 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (5.86%) MongoDB
7 91 (5.33%) Amazon Aurora
8 80 (4.69%) Redis
9 78 (4.57%) Big Data
10 64 (3.75%) Amazon Athena
11 63 (3.69%) SQL Server
12 56 (3.28%) Amazon Redshift
13 49 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (2.69%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.52%) Data Lake
15 26 (1.52%) Relational Database
16 19 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.94%) Blockchain
17 16 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
18 14 (0.82%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 464 (27.18%) Jenkins
2 329 (19.27%) Git (software)
3 189 (11.07%) GitLab
4 134 (7.85%) JIRA
5 100 (5.86%) TeamCity
6 95 (5.57%) Bitbucket
7 71 (4.16%) CircleCI
8 70 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 56 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 55 (3.22%) Travis CI
11 47 (2.75%) webpack
12 39 (2.28%) Selenium
13 30 (1.76%) Log4Net
13 30 (1.76%) NUnit
13 30 (1.76%) SpecFlow
14 28 (1.64%) Cypress.io
14 28 (1.64%) JMeter
15 26 (1.52%) Spinnaker
16 25 (1.46%) IBM UrbanCode
16 25 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 245 (14.35%) Social Skills
2 203 (11.89%) Finance
3 78 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (3.81%) Banking
5 64 (3.75%) Public Sector
6 50 (2.93%) Retail
7 48 (2.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 40 (2.34%) Presentation Skills
9 36 (2.11%) Law
10 33 (1.93%) Games
11 32 (1.87%) Legal
12 29 (1.70%) Local Government
13 23 (1.35%) Wearables
14 15 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.88%) Publishing
15 13 (0.76%) Billing
16 12 (0.70%) Telecoms
17 11 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
17 11 (0.64%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 710 (41.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 478 (28.00%) AWS Engineer
3 351 (20.56%) AWS DevOps
4 338 (19.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 230 (13.47%) Cloud Engineer
6 206 (12.07%) Developer
7 203 (11.89%) Software Engineer
8 165 (9.67%) Senior DevOps
9 164 (9.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 88 (5.16%) Architect
11 82 (4.80%) Platform Engineer
12 58 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
13 49 (2.87%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 45 (2.64%) AWS Architect
15 43 (2.52%) Senior Software Engineer
16 41 (2.40%) Senior Developer
17 40 (2.34%) Azure Engineer
17 40 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
18 39 (2.28%) Data Engineer
19 38 (2.23%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (17.87%) React
2 232 (13.59%) AngularJS
3 182 (10.66%) .NET
4 169 (9.90%) Node.js
5 156 (9.14%) Vue.js
6 146 (8.55%) Web Services
7 133 (7.79%) REST
8 117 (6.85%) CSS
9 96 (5.62%) .NET Core
10 85 (4.98%) Elastic Stack
11 73 (4.28%) Kafka
12 71 (4.16%) HTML
13 55 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
14 51 (2.99%) GraphQL
15 48 (2.81%) React Native
16 46 (2.69%) Django
17 44 (2.58%) Jest
18 42 (2.46%) Laravel
19 40 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
20 36 (2.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.74%) Cloud Native
2 112 (6.56%) Public Cloud
3 71 (4.16%) Enterprise Cloud
3 71 (4.16%) Legacy Systems
4 55 (3.22%) Virtual Team
5 54 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (2.93%) Data Structures
6 50 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (2.87%) Mobile App
8 45 (2.64%) Blog
9 38 (2.23%) Tandem
10 33 (1.93%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.70%) Data Centre
12 26 (1.52%) NHS
13 25 (1.46%) Hedge funds
14 22 (1.29%) Clustering
15 21 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
16 20 (1.17%) Cyberattack
16 20 (1.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 634 (37.14%) Linux
2 295 (17.28%) Windows
3 115 (6.74%) Unix
4 56 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.87%) Android
6 25 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.46%) Mesosphere
7 19 (1.11%) CentOS
8 12 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.23%) Debian
13 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.059%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.059%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,297 (75.98%) DevOps
2 896 (52.49%) Agile Software Development
3 886 (51.90%) Infrastructure as Code
4 472 (27.65%) Software Engineering
5 376 (22.03%) Microservices
6 326 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
7 311 (18.22%) Scrum
8 287 (16.81%) Configuration Management
9 249 (14.59%) Deployment Automation
10 211 (12.36%) TDD
11 185 (10.84%) Mentoring
12 179 (10.49%) Full Stack Development
13 177 (10.37%) Test Automation
14 174 (10.19%) Migration
15 172 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
16 147 (8.61%) Unit Testing
17 122 (7.15%) SOLID
18 116 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
19 111 (6.50%) OOP
20 108 (6.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 968 (56.71%) Python
2 432 (25.31%) Java
3 365 (21.38%) JavaScript
4 338 (19.80%) PowerShell
5 300 (17.57%) Go
6 291 (17.05%) Bash Shell
7 266 (15.58%) C#
8 253 (14.82%) Ruby
9 168 (9.84%) SQL
10 142 (8.32%) C++
11 128 (7.50%) Scala
12 124 (7.26%) Kotlin
13 79 (4.63%) PHP
14 77 (4.51%) TypeScript
15 59 (3.46%) ES6
16 58 (3.40%) Perl
17 50 (2.93%) Groovy
18 45 (2.64%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.35%) VB.NET
20 22 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 165 (9.67%) AWS Certification
2 117 (6.85%) Degree
3 112 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 91 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (0.53%) OCP
8 9 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (0.35%) CISSP
11 4 (0.23%) CCSP
12 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.059%) CCNA
13 1 (0.059%) MCSA
13 1 (0.059%) MCSE
13 1 (0.059%) RHCE
13 1 (0.059%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.81%) QA
2 14 (0.82%) GDPR
3 11 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.41%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.059%) IFRS
7 1 (0.059%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.059%) NCSC
7 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.059%) SOC 2
System Software
1 950 (55.65%) Docker
2 31 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.64%) etcd
6 11 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.18%) HDFS
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.18%) Xen
8 3 (0.18%) XenApp
9 2 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.059%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,286 (75.34%) Terraform
2 859 (50.32%) Kubernetes
3 456 (26.71%) Ansible
4 420 (24.60%) Puppet
5 416 (24.37%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (4.16%) Grafana
6 71 (4.16%) Prometheus
7 52 (3.05%) Consul
8 38 (2.23%) CFEngine
9 36 (2.11%) Nagios
10 30 (1.76%) Graphite
10 30 (1.76%) Graylog
10 30 (1.76%) Opsgenie
11 29 (1.70%) Kibana
12 27 (1.58%) Salt
13 25 (1.46%) Automic
14 24 (1.41%) Packer
15 18 (1.05%) logstash
16 15 (0.88%) SCCM
17 13 (0.76%) Mesos
Vendors
1 113 (6.62%) Google
2 100 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 96 (5.62%) Oracle
4 74 (4.34%) SaltStack
5 64 (3.75%) Splunk
6 40 (2.34%) VMware
7 38 (2.23%) Atlassian
8 32 (1.87%) New Relic
9 18 (1.05%) IBM
10 15 (0.88%) Red Hat
11 11 (0.64%) Alibaba
12 9 (0.53%) Citrix
12 9 (0.53%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.53%) Hortonworks
12 9 (0.53%) PagerDuty
13 8 (0.47%) Cisco
13 8 (0.47%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.41%) Databricks
14 7 (0.41%) Instagram
14 7 (0.41%) Salesforce.com