Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 872 1077
Rank change year-on-year +286 +205 +68
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 738 301 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.02% 1.23% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 588 233 176
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +24.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 36,462 24,517 21,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.69% 13.97% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30,215 20,536 18,455
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 +289 706 £65,000 +4.00% 147
London +183 431 £70,000 +3.70% 92
UK excluding London +224 303 £62,000 +24.00% 64
North of England +90 119 £64,000 +60.00% 23
North West +42 81 £64,000 +60.00% 8
South East +52 56 £60,000 -4.00% 8
Midlands +44 53 £65,000 +30.00% 3
West Midlands +26 41 £62,500 +25.00% 2
East of England +15 39 £60,000 +26.32% 19
Yorkshire +46 27 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Scotland -20 21 £68,750 - 7
East Midlands +10 12 £65,000 - 1
North East -17 12 £60,000 +57.89% 4
South West - 8 £50,000 - 2
Wales - 7 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 712 (96.48%) Amazon AWS
2 596 (80.76%) DevOps
3 479 (64.91%) Linux
4 418 (56.64%) Ansible
5 394 (53.39%) Python
6 387 (52.44%) Puppet
7 340 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
8 332 (44.99%) Docker
9 331 (44.85%) Jenkins
10 321 (43.50%) Terraform
11 279 (37.80%) Amazon EC2
12 252 (34.15%) Java
13 241 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
14 225 (30.49%) Configuration Management
14 225 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 201 (27.24%) Amazon S3
16 195 (26.42%) Kubernetes
17 166 (22.49%) Windows
18 146 (19.78%) Git (software)
19 145 (19.65%) Bash Shell
20 138 (18.70%) Ruby
21 133 (18.02%) Amazon RDS
22 131 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
22 131 (17.75%) Serverless
23 120 (16.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 119 (16.12%) AWS Lambda
25 116 (15.72%) SQL
26 110 (14.91%) Web Services
27 108 (14.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
28 103 (13.96%) Microservices

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 95 (12.87%) Elasticsearch
2 69 (9.35%) Apache
3 36 (4.88%) nginx
4 35 (4.74%) IIS
5 28 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.52%) Confluence
7 21 (2.85%) OpenStack
8 18 (2.44%) Apache Spark
8 18 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 18 (2.44%) CMS
9 11 (1.49%) Drupal
10 9 (1.22%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.08%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.68%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.41%) JBoss
13 3 (0.41%) Moodle
13 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.41%) WordPress
14 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 712 (96.48%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (37.80%) Amazon EC2
3 225 (30.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 201 (27.24%) Amazon S3
5 131 (17.75%) Serverless
6 119 (16.12%) AWS Lambda
7 108 (14.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 76 (10.30%) IaaS
9 71 (9.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 70 (9.49%) Amazon SQS
11 67 (9.08%) Amazon ELB
11 67 (9.08%) SaaS
12 61 (8.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 52 (7.05%) GitHub
14 47 (6.37%) PaaS
15 45 (6.10%) Route 53
16 43 (5.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 38 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
18 36 (4.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 35 (4.74%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 81 (10.98%) Firewall
2 67 (9.08%) VPN
3 64 (8.67%) DNS
4 47 (6.37%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.79%) DHCP
6 15 (2.03%) LAN
6 15 (2.03%) VLAN
6 15 (2.03%) WAN
7 14 (1.90%) HTTP
7 14 (1.90%) IPsec
8 9 (1.22%) Internet
8 9 (1.22%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 9 (1.22%) SSL
9 8 (1.08%) SAN
10 7 (0.95%) BGP
10 7 (0.95%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.95%) OSPF
10 7 (0.95%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (18.02%) Amazon RDS
2 77 (10.43%) MySQL
3 70 (9.49%) Big Data
4 68 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 61 (8.27%) SQL Server
6 59 (7.99%) MongoDB
7 46 (6.23%) Hadoop
7 46 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (5.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 26 (3.52%) Redis
10 17 (2.30%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.36%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.08%) OpenTSDB
13 8 (1.08%) Parquet
14 7 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
14 7 (0.95%) MarkLogic
14 7 (0.95%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 331 (44.85%) Jenkins
2 146 (19.78%) Git (software)
3 120 (16.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 68 (9.21%) TeamCity
5 54 (7.32%) JIRA
6 49 (6.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 45 (6.10%) Hudson
8 42 (5.69%) Vagrant
9 40 (5.42%) Maven
10 30 (4.07%) Bitbucket
11 28 (3.79%) SonarQube
12 23 (3.12%) GoCD
13 20 (2.71%) Gatling
14 19 (2.57%) Gradle
15 18 (2.44%) Selenium
15 18 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (2.30%) Ant
16 17 (2.30%) JUnit
17 16 (2.17%) Travis CI
18 15 (2.03%) JMeter
General
1 44 (5.96%) Banking
2 37 (5.01%) Finance
3 29 (3.93%) Retail
4 22 (2.98%) Games
5 15 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.76%) Marketing
7 12 (1.63%) Publishing
8 11 (1.49%) Automotive
9 10 (1.36%) Legal
10 9 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.08%) Advertising
12 4 (0.54%) Back Office
12 4 (0.54%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 376 (50.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 178 (24.12%) AWS DevOps
3 154 (20.87%) AWS Engineer
4 118 (15.99%) Cloud Engineer
5 116 (15.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 70 (9.49%) Senior DevOps
7 62 (8.40%) Architect
8 59 (7.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 52 (7.05%) Consultant
10 46 (6.23%) DevOps Consultant
11 37 (5.01%) AWS Consultant
12 35 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
13 34 (4.61%) Developer
13 34 (4.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 32 (4.34%) AWS Architect
14 32 (4.34%) Cloud Architect
15 30 (4.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 27 (3.66%) DevOps Architect
17 26 (3.52%) Software Engineer
18 25 (3.39%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (14.91%) Web Services
2 59 (7.99%) Node.js
3 49 (6.64%) Elastic Stack
4 45 (6.10%) .NET
5 39 (5.28%) JSON
6 35 (4.74%) LAMP
7 30 (4.07%) Hibernate
8 29 (3.93%) Kafka
8 29 (3.93%) LEMP Stack
9 26 (3.52%) AngularJS
9 26 (3.52%) REST
10 24 (3.25%) RESTful
11 19 (2.57%) CSS
11 19 (2.57%) HTML
12 16 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (2.17%) React
12 16 (2.17%) Spring
13 11 (1.49%) Pandas
13 11 (1.49%) Redux
13 11 (1.49%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.05%) Public Cloud
3 41 (5.56%) Fintech
4 38 (5.15%) Private Cloud
5 34 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
7 27 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (2.44%) Life Science
10 17 (2.30%) Cloud Native
11 16 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 16 (2.17%) User Experience
12 14 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.90%) PKI
13 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.49%) Semantic Web
14 9 (1.22%) Replication
15 8 (1.08%) Fat Client
15 8 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 479 (64.91%) Linux
2 166 (22.49%) Windows
3 66 (8.94%) Unix
4 64 (8.67%) CentOS
5 53 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (5.42%) Ubuntu
7 38 (5.15%) Windows Server
8 22 (2.98%) Amazon Linux
9 20 (2.71%) CoreOS
10 19 (2.57%) Android
11 18 (2.44%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.22%) DC/OS
14 7 (0.95%) Debian
15 2 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (80.76%) DevOps
2 241 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (30.49%) Configuration Management
4 131 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (13.96%) Microservices
6 94 (12.74%) Continuous Delivery
7 85 (11.52%) Test Automation
8 81 (10.98%) Open Source
9 70 (9.49%) E-Commerce
10 69 (9.35%) TDD
11 60 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 54 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 48 (6.50%) ITIL
14 46 (6.23%) Continuous Deployment
15 43 (5.83%) Scrum
16 42 (5.69%) Task Automation
17 40 (5.42%) Collaborative Working
18 37 (5.01%) Analytics
19 35 (4.74%) SDLC
20 32 (4.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 394 (53.39%) Python
2 252 (34.15%) Java
3 145 (19.65%) Bash Shell
4 138 (18.70%) Ruby
5 116 (15.72%) SQL
6 90 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 83 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 57 (7.72%) Perl
9 48 (6.50%) PHP
10 41 (5.56%) C#
11 36 (4.88%) Go
12 25 (3.39%) Scala
13 24 (3.25%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.30%) VBScript
15 14 (1.90%) R
16 11 (1.49%) Clojure
17 7 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.95%) XQuery
18 5 (0.68%) Groovy
19 4 (0.54%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 42 (5.69%) AWS Certification
2 35 (4.74%) Degree
3 34 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 27 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.95%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.27%) MCSE
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.27%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.72%) QA
2 25 (3.39%) GCP
3 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 332 (44.99%) Docker
2 45 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 32 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.63%) LXC
7 8 (1.08%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.68%) HDFS
8 5 (0.68%) Xen
9 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.54%) etcd
10 3 (0.41%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.41%) Varnish
11 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Postfix
12 1 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 418 (56.64%) Ansible
2 387 (52.44%) Puppet
3 340 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
4 321 (43.50%) Terraform
5 195 (26.42%) Kubernetes
6 101 (13.69%) Packer
7 60 (8.13%) Docker Swarm
8 49 (6.64%) Salt
9 27 (3.66%) ZABBIX
10 23 (3.12%) Kibana
10 23 (3.12%) logstash
10 23 (3.12%) Nagios
11 20 (2.71%) Mesos
12 17 (2.30%) SCOM
13 15 (2.03%) Ambari
13 15 (2.03%) Prometheus
13 15 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (1.22%) rkt
15 8 (1.08%) Consul
15 8 (1.08%) Simian Army
Vendors
1 59 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.86%) Google
3 46 (6.23%) New Relic
4 39 (5.28%) VMware
5 34 (4.61%) Red Hat
6 31 (4.20%) Splunk
7 18 (2.44%) Trend Micro
8 17 (2.30%) hybris
9 15 (2.03%) Citrix
9 15 (2.03%) Hortonworks
9 15 (2.03%) Oracle
10 14 (1.90%) PagerDuty
11 13 (1.76%) Rackspace
12 12 (1.63%) AppDynamics
13 11 (1.49%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.49%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.49%) Cisco
14 10 (1.36%) SaltStack
15 7 (0.95%) BMC
15 7 (0.95%) LexisNexis