Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 409 436
Rank change year-on-year +150 +27 +161
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 945 886 1,017
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.08% 2.14% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 994 731 976
Median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £43,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +4.35% -8.00%

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 30,694 41,465 40,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.72% 34.19% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25,563 34,112 32,722
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 16 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 2 March 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 +129 830 £57,500 -14.81% 240
UK excluding London +209 526 £47,500 -20.83% 153
London +55 364 £75,000 - 105
Work from Home +57 271 £47,500 -24.00% 59
North of England +145 252 £52,500 -12.50% 67
Yorkshire +133 155 £55,000 -12.70% 22
North West +56 88 £50,000 -13.04% 43
South West +82 68 £47,500 -13.64% 14
South East +103 58 £70,000 -1.75% 27
Midlands +88 56 £47,500 -26.92% 13
Scotland +68 55 £47,500 -19.15% 12
West Midlands +63 40 £47,500 -32.14% 11
Wales +40 22 £47,500 - 4
East Midlands +45 16 £47,500 -20.83% 2
East of England +42 15 £70,000 +16.67% 14
North East +19 9 £47,500 -25.22% 2

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 922 (97.57%) AWS
2 707 (74.81%) Terraform
3 693 (73.33%) DevOps
4 569 (60.21%) Docker
5 558 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
6 513 (54.29%) Kubernetes
7 485 (51.32%) Python
8 453 (47.94%) Linux
9 372 (39.37%) Puppet
10 359 (37.99%) Opscode Chef
11 274 (28.99%) Infrastructure as Code
12 272 (28.78%) Git (software)
13 269 (28.47%) Ansible
14 265 (28.04%) Deployment Automation
15 253 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
16 229 (24.23%) Azure
17 228 (24.13%) Serverless
18 217 (22.96%) Go
19 212 (22.43%) Jenkins
20 210 (22.22%) Configuration Management
21 206 (21.80%) Java
22 202 (21.38%) Scrum
23 191 (20.21%) Ruby
24 188 (19.89%) AWS Lambda
25 186 (19.68%) GCP
26 171 (18.10%) Software Engineering
26 171 (18.10%) C#
27 165 (17.46%) Migration
28 160 (16.93%) JavaScript
29 150 (15.87%) TDD

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 55 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (3.81%) Confluence
3 21 (2.22%) nginx
4 17 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.48%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.06%) Apache
9 9 (0.95%) IIS
10 5 (0.53%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.11%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) Luigi
12 1 (0.11%) Moodle
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 922 (97.57%) AWS
2 229 (24.23%) Azure
3 228 (24.13%) Serverless
4 188 (19.89%) AWS Lambda
5 186 (19.68%) GCP
6 146 (15.45%) Amazon EC2
7 134 (14.18%) Amazon EKS
8 128 (13.54%) Amazon ECS
9 113 (11.96%) Amazon S3
10 100 (10.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 81 (8.57%) SaaS
12 75 (7.94%) Pulumi
13 58 (6.14%) PaaS
14 54 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 50 (5.29%) IaaS
16 49 (5.19%) Amazon SQS
17 37 (3.92%) AWS CodePipeline
18 34 (3.60%) Amazon ELB
19 30 (3.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 30 (3.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 37 (3.92%) Firewall
3 19 (2.01%) VPN
4 17 (1.80%) Network Security
5 11 (1.16%) DNS
6 10 (1.06%) HTTP
7 9 (0.95%) Internet
8 8 (0.85%) WAN
9 7 (0.74%) VLAN
10 6 (0.63%) LAN
10 6 (0.63%) VoIP
11 5 (0.53%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.53%) Extranet
11 5 (0.53%) H.323
11 5 (0.53%) MGCP
11 5 (0.53%) Sourcefire
11 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (11.22%) Amazon RDS
2 76 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (6.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 58 (6.14%) MySQL
4 47 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 42 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 41 (4.34%) SQL Server
7 35 (3.70%) Big Data
8 29 (3.07%) Redis
9 27 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.59%) Amazon Athena
10 15 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.38%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
13 10 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (1.06%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.85%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.74%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 272 (28.78%) Git (software)
2 212 (22.43%) Jenkins
3 75 (7.94%) JIRA
4 71 (7.51%) GitLab
5 44 (4.66%) TeamCity
6 37 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.07%) Maven
9 26 (2.75%) Selenium
10 24 (2.54%) Bitbucket
11 15 (1.59%) SonarQube
12 13 (1.38%) CircleCI
12 13 (1.38%) Gradle
13 11 (1.16%) Cypress.io
13 11 (1.16%) Postman
14 9 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (0.85%) Mercurial
15 8 (0.85%) Travis CI
16 7 (0.74%) ReSharper
16 7 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 131 (13.86%) Finance
2 46 (4.87%) Banking
3 29 (3.07%) Public Sector
4 17 (1.80%) Financial Institution
4 17 (1.80%) Games
5 15 (1.59%) Legal
5 15 (1.59%) Marketing
6 11 (1.16%) Back Office
6 11 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.06%) Law
7 10 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.85%) Billing
9 7 (0.74%) Automotive
9 7 (0.74%) Retail
10 6 (0.63%) Advertising
10 6 (0.63%) Publishing
11 5 (0.53%) Local Government
11 5 (0.53%) Military
12 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 485 (51.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 342 (36.19%) AWS Engineer
3 295 (31.22%) AWS DevOps
4 290 (30.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 86 (9.10%) Software Engineer
6 78 (8.25%) Developer
7 65 (6.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 53 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
9 50 (5.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 35 (3.70%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 34 (3.60%) Platform Engineer
12 30 (3.17%) Architect
12 30 (3.17%) Python Engineer
13 24 (2.54%) Data Engineer
13 24 (2.54%) Site Engineer
14 23 (2.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 22 (2.33%) Senior Developer
16 19 (2.01%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 17 (1.80%) Java Developer
17 17 (1.80%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.63%) Node.js
2 79 (8.36%) AngularJS
3 77 (8.15%) .NET
4 67 (7.09%) React
5 64 (6.77%) Vue.js
6 58 (6.14%) Web Services
7 44 (4.66%) .NET Core
8 37 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
9 32 (3.39%) Kafka
10 29 (3.07%) RESTful
11 28 (2.96%) CSS
12 27 (2.86%) Spring Boot
13 26 (2.75%) REST
14 25 (2.65%) Spring
15 21 (2.22%) Lambda Expressions
16 19 (2.01%) React Native
17 17 (1.80%) HTML
18 15 (1.59%) Serverless Framework
18 15 (1.59%) YAML
19 14 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.98%) Enterprise Cloud
2 46 (4.87%) Cloud Native
3 36 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.49%) Public Cloud
4 33 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.17%) Data Structures
6 28 (2.96%) Hedge funds
7 27 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 24 (2.54%) Social Network
9 22 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (2.22%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.90%) Derivative
12 16 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (1.06%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.06%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.95%) User Experience
18 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 453 (47.94%) Linux
2 78 (8.25%) Windows
3 72 (7.62%) Unix
4 21 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.27%) Android
7 12 (1.27%) CentOS
8 6 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.42%) Debian
10 3 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.32%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (73.33%) DevOps
2 558 (59.05%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (28.99%) Infrastructure as Code
4 265 (28.04%) Deployment Automation
5 253 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
6 210 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 202 (21.38%) Scrum
8 171 (18.10%) Software Engineering
9 165 (17.46%) Migration
10 150 (15.87%) TDD
11 102 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
12 88 (9.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 86 (9.10%) Microservices
14 76 (8.04%) Unit Testing
15 75 (7.94%) Fintech
16 72 (7.62%) Test Automation
17 67 (7.09%) SDLC
18 65 (6.88%) BDD
19 64 (6.77%) Machine Learning
20 62 (6.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 485 (51.32%) Python
2 217 (22.96%) Go
3 206 (21.80%) Java
4 191 (20.21%) Ruby
5 171 (18.10%) C#
6 160 (16.93%) JavaScript
7 116 (12.28%) Bash Shell
8 111 (11.75%) SQL
9 101 (10.69%) C++
10 78 (8.25%) PowerShell
11 71 (7.51%) Kotlin
12 67 (7.09%) Scala
13 35 (3.70%) TypeScript
14 33 (3.49%) PHP
15 28 (2.96%) C
16 19 (2.01%) ES6
17 18 (1.90%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.48%) Perl
19 11 (1.16%) R
20 8 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (10.05%) AWS Certification
2 55 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.87%) Degree
4 34 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.63%) CCIE
6 6 (0.63%) CCNP
6 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.53%) CISSP
8 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.32%) CISM
9 3 (0.32%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.11%) CFA
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.54%) QA
2 10 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.95%) GDPR
3 9 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.42%) SLA
5 3 (0.32%) NIST
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 569 (60.21%) Docker
2 20 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.85%) Xen
6 4 (0.42%) LXC
6 4 (0.42%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.21%) Firmware
8 2 (0.21%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 707 (74.81%) Terraform
2 513 (54.29%) Kubernetes
3 372 (39.37%) Puppet
4 359 (37.99%) Opscode Chef
5 269 (28.47%) Ansible
6 45 (4.76%) Istio
7 44 (4.66%) Prometheus
8 32 (3.39%) Packer
9 24 (2.54%) Fortio
9 24 (2.54%) Kiali
9 24 (2.54%) Nagios
10 21 (2.22%) Grafana
11 17 (1.80%) Salt
12 13 (1.38%) Kibana
13 12 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.85%) logstash
15 5 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
15 5 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 71 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 62 (6.56%) SaltStack
3 51 (5.40%) Google
4 41 (4.34%) Oracle
5 28 (2.96%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.75%) VMware
7 25 (2.65%) Dynatrace
8 22 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.33%) Splunk
9 12 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 11 (1.16%) Databricks
10 11 (1.16%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.06%) Cisco
12 9 (0.95%) FNZ
12 9 (0.95%) Palo Alto
13 7 (0.74%) F5
13 7 (0.74%) New Relic
14 6 (0.63%) IBM
14 6 (0.63%) Juniper
14 6 (0.63%) SAP