Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 938 1154
Rank change year-on-year +319 +216 +35
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 639 283 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.15% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.01% 1.17% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 495 244 134
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £89,000 £79,625 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%

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 31788 24267 19781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 12.66% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26132 20409 16257
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +327 619 £60,000 - 56
London +133 376 £65,000 +4.00% 34
UK excluding London +251 253 £55,000 - 30
North of England +97 92 £52,500 +31.25% 11
North West +52 67 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South East +99 61 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East of England +50 45 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Midlands +53 25 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Yorkshire - 22 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands +44 21 £65,000 - 1
South West +20 15 £46,000 -5.64% 4
Wales - 14 £55,242 - 6
East Midlands +49 4 £53,000 -3.64% 2
North East +19 3 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Scotland - 1 £25,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 627 (98.12%) Amazon AWS
2 458 (71.67%) DevOps
3 392 (61.35%) Linux
4 356 (55.71%) Puppet
5 316 (49.45%) Python
6 304 (47.57%) Ansible
7 292 (45.70%) Docker
8 278 (43.51%) Opscode Chef
9 257 (40.22%) Jenkins
10 241 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
11 224 (35.05%) Amazon EC2
11 224 (35.05%) Terraform
12 202 (31.61%) Configuration Management
13 170 (26.60%) Amazon RDS
14 168 (26.29%) Java
15 160 (25.04%) Windows
16 156 (24.41%) Continuous Integration
17 152 (23.79%) Bash Shell
18 148 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
19 142 (22.22%) Web Services
19 142 (22.22%) Ruby
19 142 (22.22%) Kubernetes
20 135 (21.13%) Amazon S3
21 127 (19.87%) PowerShell
22 125 (19.56%) Git (software)
23 114 (17.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 101 (15.81%) Serverless
25 92 (14.40%) AWS Lambda
26 90 (14.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
26 90 (14.08%) MySQL

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 81 (12.68%) Apache
2 54 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (5.79%) IIS
4 36 (5.63%) OpenStack
5 33 (5.16%) nginx
6 30 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 23 (3.60%) Confluence
8 15 (2.35%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.88%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.56%) CMS
11 8 (1.25%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.10%) Drupal
12 7 (1.10%) Jetty
13 6 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.94%) JBoss
13 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.63%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.63%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 627 (98.12%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (35.05%) Amazon EC2
3 148 (23.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 135 (21.13%) Amazon S3
5 114 (17.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 101 (15.81%) Serverless
7 92 (14.40%) AWS Lambda
8 90 (14.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 77 (12.05%) Amazon SQS
10 65 (10.17%) IaaS
11 49 (7.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 41 (6.42%) Route 53
13 40 (6.26%) SaaS
14 39 (6.10%) Amazon ELB
14 39 (6.10%) GitHub
15 34 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
16 32 (5.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 32 (5.01%) PaaS
17 18 (2.82%) CloudFront
18 17 (2.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.39%) DNS
2 53 (8.29%) Firewall
3 37 (5.79%) DHCP
4 32 (5.01%) VPN
5 30 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 22 (3.44%) VLAN
7 20 (3.13%) Kerberos
7 20 (3.13%) LDAP
8 18 (2.82%) Internet
9 14 (2.19%) IPsec
10 12 (1.88%) HTTP
10 12 (1.88%) Network Security
11 11 (1.72%) LAN
11 11 (1.72%) SMS
12 10 (1.56%) SAN
12 10 (1.56%) WAN
13 8 (1.25%) OpenVPN
13 8 (1.25%) PBX
13 8 (1.25%) PSTN
13 8 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (26.60%) Amazon RDS
2 90 (14.08%) MySQL
3 59 (9.23%) Big Data
4 57 (8.92%) MongoDB
4 57 (8.92%) SQL Server
5 45 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.63%) Hadoop
7 34 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 30 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (4.54%) Redis
10 22 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.78%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.47%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.47%) HBase
14 3 (0.47%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.47%) Presto
15 2 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 257 (40.22%) Jenkins
2 125 (19.56%) Git (software)
3 86 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 56 (8.76%) JIRA
5 40 (6.26%) TeamCity
6 35 (5.48%) Bitbucket
6 35 (5.48%) Maven
7 28 (4.38%) SonarQube
8 25 (3.91%) Vagrant
9 22 (3.44%) Gradle
9 22 (3.44%) JUnit
10 20 (3.13%) Hudson
10 20 (3.13%) Selenium
11 18 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (2.66%) GoCD
13 16 (2.50%) Ant
14 13 (2.03%) Artifactory
14 13 (2.03%) Travis CI
15 12 (1.88%) Gatling
15 12 (1.88%) TestNG
General
1 45 (7.04%) Finance
1 45 (7.04%) Marketing
2 23 (3.60%) Advertising
3 21 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.13%) Games
5 19 (2.97%) Banking
6 12 (1.88%) Retail
7 9 (1.41%) Back Office
7 9 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.10%) Electronics
8 7 (1.10%) Publishing
9 3 (0.47%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.31%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 275 (43.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 137 (21.44%) AWS DevOps
3 129 (20.19%) AWS Engineer
4 117 (18.31%) Cloud Engineer
5 89 (13.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 53 (8.29%) Architect
7 52 (8.14%) Senior DevOps
8 48 (7.51%) Developer
9 43 (6.73%) Linux Engineer
10 42 (6.57%) Platform Engineer
11 40 (6.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 39 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 38 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 32 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (4.54%) Consultant
16 27 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
17 26 (4.07%) Lead DevOps
17 26 (4.07%) Software Engineer
18 25 (3.91%) DevOps Architect
18 25 (3.91%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (22.22%) Web Services
2 60 (9.39%) Node.js
3 54 (8.45%) .NET
4 42 (6.57%) RESTful
5 31 (4.85%) Hibernate
6 30 (4.69%) CSS
6 30 (4.69%) LAMP
7 29 (4.54%) HTML
8 25 (3.91%) Kafka
9 24 (3.76%) ASP.NET
9 24 (3.76%) jQuery
9 24 (3.76%) JSON
9 24 (3.76%) Spring
10 23 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (2.97%) Dropwizard
12 16 (2.50%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.50%) REST
13 15 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (2.03%) Django
14 13 (2.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.67%) Linux Command Line
1 49 (7.67%) Public Cloud
2 46 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.69%) PKI
5 23 (3.60%) Fintech
6 21 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.66%) Private Cloud
8 16 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.50%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.35%) Virtual Team
10 14 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.88%) Life Science
12 11 (1.72%) User Experience
13 8 (1.25%) BYOD
13 8 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.25%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 392 (61.35%) Linux
2 160 (25.04%) Windows
3 64 (10.02%) Windows Server
4 58 (9.08%) CentOS
5 43 (6.73%) Ubuntu
5 43 (6.73%) Unix
6 42 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (3.76%) Debian
9 7 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (0.78%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.47%) Android
12 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.31%) Fedora
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (71.67%) DevOps
2 241 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (31.61%) Configuration Management
4 156 (24.41%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (12.36%) TDD
6 76 (11.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 72 (11.27%) Test Automation
8 70 (10.95%) Microservices
8 70 (10.95%) Scrum
9 68 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 61 (9.55%) E-Commerce
10 61 (9.55%) ITIL
11 57 (8.92%) Continuous Deployment
12 54 (8.45%) Open Source
13 53 (8.29%) Auto-Scaling
14 51 (7.98%) Migration
15 50 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.26%) BDD
17 38 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (5.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 316 (49.45%) Python
2 168 (26.29%) Java
3 152 (23.79%) Bash Shell
4 142 (22.22%) Ruby
5 127 (19.87%) PowerShell
6 83 (12.99%) Perl
7 66 (10.33%) JavaScript
8 63 (9.86%) SQL
9 53 (8.29%) PHP
10 51 (7.98%) Go
11 50 (7.82%) C#
12 23 (3.60%) VBScript
13 12 (1.88%) C++
14 11 (1.72%) Groovy
15 10 (1.56%) Scala
16 9 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.94%) C
18 4 (0.63%) AWK
19 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
20 2 (0.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (5.48%) Degree
2 30 (4.69%) AWS Certification
3 16 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.94%) CCNA
7 6 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.78%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CISA
10 2 (0.31%) CISM
10 2 (0.31%) CISSP
11 1 (0.16%) GSLC
11 1 (0.16%) MCP
11 1 (0.16%) MCSA
11 1 (0.16%) MCSE
11 1 (0.16%) RHCE
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.48%) QA
2 13 (2.03%) GCP
2 13 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.63%) GDPR
3 4 (0.63%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 292 (45.70%) Docker
2 52 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 41 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 20 (3.13%) etcd
7 16 (2.50%) flannel
8 10 (1.56%) Xen
9 8 (1.25%) Varnish
10 6 (0.94%) LXC
11 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.63%) vSphere
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 356 (55.71%) Puppet
2 304 (47.57%) Ansible
3 278 (43.51%) Opscode Chef
4 224 (35.05%) Terraform
5 142 (22.22%) Kubernetes
6 51 (7.98%) Salt
7 36 (5.63%) Consul
7 36 (5.63%) Mesos
8 35 (5.48%) Packer
9 32 (5.01%) Nagios
10 29 (4.54%) ZABBIX
11 28 (4.38%) SCOM
12 22 (3.44%) SCCM
13 16 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
13 16 (2.50%) Sysdig
14 15 (2.35%) Kibana
14 15 (2.35%) rkt
15 14 (2.19%) logstash
16 11 (1.72%) Ambari
16 11 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 78 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.29%) VMware
3 44 (6.89%) Google
4 30 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.76%) Splunk
6 23 (3.60%) Cisco
7 21 (3.29%) New Relic
8 20 (3.13%) Citrix
9 19 (2.97%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.19%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.88%) Oracle
12 11 (1.72%) BMC
12 11 (1.72%) Hortonworks
12 11 (1.72%) NetApp
13 10 (1.56%) AppDynamics
13 10 (1.56%) hybris
14 9 (1.41%) Rackspace
15 7 (1.10%) Juniper
15 7 (1.10%) SAP
15 7 (1.10%) Symantec