Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 687 990
Rank change year-on-year +211 +303 +154
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,000 554 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 1.80% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 863 456 240
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £44,600 £43,025 £43,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%

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 39,270 30,853 24,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.07% 17.41% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31,765 25,356 20,334
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 +219 965 £65,000 +8.33% 151
London +190 614 £70,000 +7.69% 87
UK excluding London +186 375 £60,000 +9.09% 73
North of England +126 173 £60,000 +14.29% 26
North West +81 117 £60,000 +20.00% 17
South East +35 85 £62,500 +4.17% 13
Yorkshire +60 41 £60,000 +9.09% 8
East of England -7 36 £60,000 +14.29% 7
Midlands +33 31 £52,500 -19.23% 10
Scotland +18 24 £62,500 +150.00% 7
West Midlands +46 22 £55,000 -15.38% 7
South West +17 21 £48,750 +5.98% 8
North East -4 15 £55,000 +6.80% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £46,250 -33.93% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £62,500 - 1
Wales -7 1 £70,000 +26.72% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 976 (97.60%) Amazon AWS
2 750 (75.00%) DevOps
3 676 (67.60%) Linux
4 566 (56.60%) Python
5 539 (53.90%) Ansible
6 439 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
7 433 (43.30%) Jenkins
8 415 (41.50%) Terraform
9 401 (40.10%) Puppet
10 380 (38.00%) Docker
11 375 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 357 (35.70%) Opscode Chef
13 331 (33.10%) Windows
14 325 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
15 287 (28.70%) Git (software)
16 276 (27.60%) Java
17 254 (25.40%) Configuration Management
18 253 (25.30%) Kubernetes
19 247 (24.70%) SQL
20 245 (24.50%) Amazon RDS
21 236 (23.60%) Serverless
22 234 (23.40%) Amazon S3
23 217 (21.70%) Bash Shell
24 203 (20.30%) AWS Lambda
25 200 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
26 195 (19.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 181 (18.10%) TeamCity
28 178 (17.80%) Web Services
29 177 (17.70%) PowerShell
30 168 (16.80%) JIRA

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
1 134 (13.40%) Confluence
2 111 (11.10%) IIS
3 76 (7.60%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (6.20%) Apache
5 50 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 49 (4.90%) nginx
7 46 (4.60%) Tomcat
8 34 (3.40%) WordPress
9 28 (2.80%) Drupal
10 27 (2.70%) JBoss
11 22 (2.20%) CMS
12 19 (1.90%) Apache Spark
13 18 (1.80%) Apache Solr
14 14 (1.40%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.20%) Moodle
16 10 (1.00%) Jetty
17 9 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.70%) SharePoint
18 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) HipChat
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 976 (97.60%) Amazon AWS
2 375 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 325 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
4 236 (23.60%) Serverless
5 234 (23.40%) Amazon S3
6 203 (20.30%) AWS Lambda
7 195 (19.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 164 (16.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 152 (15.20%) IaaS
10 122 (12.20%) SaaS
11 119 (11.90%) Amazon ELB
11 119 (11.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 114 (11.40%) Amazon SQS
13 94 (9.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 86 (8.60%) GitHub
15 71 (7.10%) Route 53
16 70 (7.00%) PaaS
17 64 (6.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 52 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
19 38 (3.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 108 (10.80%) TCP/IP
2 91 (9.10%) DNS
3 61 (6.10%) Firewall
4 52 (5.20%) VPN
5 45 (4.50%) HTTP
5 45 (4.50%) Internet
6 25 (2.50%) LAN
7 24 (2.40%) WAN
8 21 (2.10%) SSL
9 19 (1.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 17 (1.70%) SAN
11 15 (1.50%) Wireless
12 14 (1.40%) BGP
12 14 (1.40%) OSPF
13 13 (1.30%) EIGRP
14 11 (1.10%) DHCP
14 11 (1.10%) Network Security
15 7 (0.70%) AMQP
16 5 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 3 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (24.50%) Amazon RDS
2 99 (9.90%) MySQL
3 83 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 78 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (6.50%) SQL Server
6 55 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 48 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 48 (4.80%) Redis
8 40 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 37 (3.70%) Hadoop
10 33 (3.30%) Big Data
11 28 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.80%) Event Store
13 17 (1.70%) Amazon Aurora
14 14 (1.40%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.00%) MarkLogic
17 9 (0.90%) InfluxDB
18 8 (0.80%) Apache Hive
19 7 (0.70%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 433 (43.30%) Jenkins
2 287 (28.70%) Git (software)
3 181 (18.10%) TeamCity
4 168 (16.80%) JIRA
5 164 (16.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 161 (16.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 55 (5.50%) GitLab
8 50 (5.00%) Vagrant
9 33 (3.30%) Maven
10 30 (3.00%) Subversion
11 29 (2.90%) Travis CI
12 23 (2.30%) gulp
13 20 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (1.90%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.90%) git-flow
15 17 (1.70%) Gradle
16 16 (1.60%) SonarQube
17 15 (1.50%) JMeter
18 12 (1.20%) Cucumber
19 10 (1.00%) PEAR
General
1 138 (13.80%) Finance
2 52 (5.20%) Retail
3 23 (2.30%) Publishing
3 23 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.90%) Banking
5 17 (1.70%) Games
6 15 (1.50%) Advertising
6 15 (1.50%) Marketing
7 10 (1.00%) Law
8 8 (0.80%) Legal
9 4 (0.40%) Back Office
9 4 (0.40%) French Language
9 4 (0.40%) German Language
9 4 (0.40%) Swedish Language
10 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 464 (46.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 206 (20.60%) AWS Engineer
3 158 (15.80%) AWS DevOps
3 158 (15.80%) Cloud Engineer
4 116 (11.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 90 (9.00%) Architect
6 88 (8.80%) Senior DevOps
7 80 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 68 (6.80%) Developer
9 58 (5.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 57 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
11 53 (5.30%) DevOps Manager
12 48 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 46 (4.60%) AWS Architect
14 37 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
15 33 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
16 28 (2.80%) Lead DevOps
16 28 (2.80%) Support Engineer
17 27 (2.70%) Software Engineer
18 26 (2.60%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (17.80%) Web Services
2 97 (9.70%) Node.js
3 76 (7.60%) Elastic Stack
4 75 (7.50%) REST
5 59 (5.90%) HTML
6 51 (5.10%) .NET
7 45 (4.50%) JSON
8 41 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
8 41 (4.10%) Spring
9 38 (3.80%) CSS
10 36 (3.60%) AngularJS
11 33 (3.30%) LAMP
12 29 (2.90%) RESTful
12 29 (2.90%) Spring Boot
13 24 (2.40%) LEMP Stack
13 24 (2.40%) XML
14 23 (2.30%) Kafka
14 23 (2.30%) React
15 21 (2.10%) LDAP
16 20 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 114 (11.40%) Private Cloud
2 95 (9.50%) Public Cloud
3 74 (7.40%) Fintech
4 52 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (4.80%) Linux Command Line
6 42 (4.20%) Cloud Native
6 42 (4.20%) Data Centre
7 39 (3.90%) Replication
8 38 (3.80%) Computer Science
9 36 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 27 (2.70%) Management Information System
11 24 (2.40%) Clustering
12 21 (2.10%) Algorithms
13 20 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.80%) User Experience
15 14 (1.40%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
17 10 (1.00%) Virtual Team
18 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
18 8 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 676 (67.60%) Linux
2 331 (33.10%) Windows
3 116 (11.60%) CentOS
4 92 (9.20%) Unix
5 89 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (6.40%) Windows Server
7 56 (5.60%) Ubuntu
8 26 (2.60%) Debian
9 20 (2.00%) Amazon Linux
10 17 (1.70%) DC/OS
11 16 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.40%) Android
13 11 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.00%) Solaris
15 8 (0.80%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.60%) Mesosphere
16 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (75.00%) DevOps
2 439 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (25.40%) Configuration Management
4 200 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (16.20%) Microservices
6 135 (13.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 125 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 94 (9.40%) Scrum
9 92 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
10 89 (8.90%) Network Virtualisation
11 84 (8.40%) Deployment Automation
12 78 (7.80%) Open Source
13 75 (7.50%) Software Engineering
14 72 (7.20%) High Availability
15 69 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (6.70%) ITIL
17 65 (6.50%) Continuous Deployment
18 64 (6.40%) TDD
19 60 (6.00%) SDLC
20 56 (5.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 566 (56.60%) Python
2 276 (27.60%) Java
3 247 (24.70%) SQL
4 217 (21.70%) Bash Shell
5 177 (17.70%) PowerShell
6 156 (15.60%) Ruby
7 122 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 85 (8.50%) C#
9 50 (5.00%) Go
10 45 (4.50%) PHP
11 43 (4.30%) Shell Script
12 37 (3.70%) Perl
13 33 (3.30%) Scala
14 22 (2.20%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.60%) Lisp
16 14 (1.40%) Clojure
17 9 (0.90%) R
18 6 (0.60%) Groovy
19 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 119 (11.90%) AWS Certification
2 71 (7.10%) Degree
3 18 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.10%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.60%) MCSE
8 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.30%) CISSP
10 3 (0.30%) MCSA
10 3 (0.30%) OSCP
10 3 (0.30%) RHCE
10 3 (0.30%) SANS
11 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.10%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.00%) GCP
2 81 (8.10%) QA
3 13 (1.30%) GDPR
3 13 (1.30%) SLA
4 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.30%) DICOM
5 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.30%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 380 (38.00%) Docker
2 108 (10.80%) Active Directory
3 105 (10.50%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.70%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.80%) Xen
9 5 (0.50%) HDFS
9 5 (0.50%) Squid
10 3 (0.30%) LXC
10 3 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.20%) etcd
11 2 (0.20%) NFS
11 2 (0.20%) Varnish
12 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 539 (53.90%) Ansible
2 415 (41.50%) Terraform
3 401 (40.10%) Puppet
4 357 (35.70%) Opscode Chef
5 253 (25.30%) Kubernetes
6 78 (7.80%) Salt
7 74 (7.40%) Packer
8 43 (4.30%) Docker Swarm
9 35 (3.50%) Prometheus
10 32 (3.20%) Kibana
11 29 (2.90%) Grafana
11 29 (2.90%) logstash
12 26 (2.60%) Nagios
13 16 (1.60%) Mesos
14 15 (1.50%) Consul
15 13 (1.30%) Check_MK
15 13 (1.30%) Graphite
16 10 (1.00%) SCOM
17 9 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
18 8 (0.80%) Rancher
Vendors
1 136 (13.60%) New Relic
2 114 (11.40%) Google
3 89 (8.90%) Trend Micro
4 80 (8.00%) VMware
5 79 (7.90%) Microsoft
6 73 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 64 (6.40%) Splunk
8 31 (3.10%) Atlassian
8 31 (3.10%) Oracle
9 26 (2.60%) Cisco
10 15 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.30%) EMC
11 13 (1.30%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.20%) hybris
13 10 (1.00%) McAfee
13 10 (1.00%) PagerDuty
14 9 (0.90%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.90%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.80%) Citrix
16 6 (0.60%) IBM