Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 264 389 466
Rank change year-on-year +125 +77 +178
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 648 1,043 1,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 0.77% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.86% 2.36% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 652 820 980
Median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £44,399 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £100,000 £90,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% - +8.61%

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 22,657 44,261 40,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.24% 32.60% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,241 36,103 32,914
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 +109 579 £60,000 -14.29% 156
UK excluding London +220 330 £47,500 -20.83% 98
London +70 298 £75,000 - 70
Work from Home +44 148 £47,500 -32.14% 24
North of England +161 146 £55,000 -3.97% 40
Yorkshire +156 91 £55,000 -12.00% 12
Midlands +127 62 £47,500 -32.14% 14
West Midlands +104 46 £47,500 -32.14% 11
North West +81 43 £51,250 -6.82% 24
South West +115 40 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Scotland +105 39 £47,500 -2.56% 9
South East +91 16 £70,000 +7.69% 15
East Midlands +81 16 £47,500 -32.14% 3
Wales +53 14 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East of England +104 13 £58,750 +6.82% 12
North East +27 12 £45,000 -21.43% 4

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 641 (98.92%) AWS
2 500 (77.16%) DevOps
3 456 (70.37%) Terraform
4 366 (56.48%) Docker
5 343 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
6 335 (51.70%) Kubernetes
7 329 (50.77%) Python
8 315 (48.61%) Linux
9 287 (44.29%) Puppet
10 262 (40.43%) Opscode Chef
11 209 (32.25%) Ansible
12 188 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
13 187 (28.86%) Git (software)
14 185 (28.55%) Infrastructure as Code
15 170 (26.23%) Deployment Automation
16 159 (24.54%) Jenkins
17 156 (24.07%) Azure
18 150 (23.15%) Serverless
19 141 (21.76%) Configuration Management
20 136 (20.99%) Scrum
21 133 (20.52%) Java
22 126 (19.44%) Go
23 125 (19.29%) AWS Lambda
24 118 (18.21%) Migration
25 114 (17.59%) GCP
26 109 (16.82%) Finance
27 98 (15.12%) Amazon S3
28 96 (14.81%) JavaScript
28 96 (14.81%) C#
29 95 (14.66%) Amazon EC2

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 25 (3.86%) Confluence
2 24 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.62%) OpenStack
4 15 (2.31%) nginx
5 14 (2.16%) Apache
5 14 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.77%) IIS
8 3 (0.46%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.15%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 641 (98.92%) AWS
2 156 (24.07%) Azure
3 150 (23.15%) Serverless
4 125 (19.29%) AWS Lambda
5 114 (17.59%) GCP
6 98 (15.12%) Amazon S3
7 95 (14.66%) Amazon EC2
8 72 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
9 67 (10.34%) Amazon ECS
10 53 (8.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 51 (7.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 50 (7.72%) SaaS
13 40 (6.17%) Amazon ELB
14 39 (6.02%) Amazon Kinesis
15 38 (5.86%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 31 (4.78%) IaaS
17 27 (4.17%) Route 53
18 26 (4.01%) GitHub
19 24 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
19 24 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.94%) Firewall
2 21 (3.24%) DNS
3 17 (2.62%) VPN
4 16 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.01%) Network Security
6 7 (1.08%) Broadband
6 7 (1.08%) HTTP
7 5 (0.77%) AMQP
8 3 (0.46%) DHCP
8 3 (0.46%) Internet
8 3 (0.46%) LAN
8 3 (0.46%) WAN
8 3 (0.46%) WebEx
9 2 (0.31%) Extranet
9 2 (0.31%) H.323
9 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.31%) MGCP
9 2 (0.31%) NX-OS
9 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 39 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.40%) Amazon RDS
4 34 (5.25%) MySQL
5 33 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 29 (4.48%) Redis
7 27 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
8 24 (3.70%) Big Data
9 22 (3.40%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.16%) Amazon Athena
12 13 (2.01%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.85%) Snowflake Schema
14 11 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.93%) Data Lake
17 4 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
17 4 (0.62%) Tableau
18 3 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 187 (28.86%) Git (software)
2 159 (24.54%) Jenkins
3 61 (9.41%) TeamCity
4 55 (8.49%) GitLab
5 41 (6.33%) JIRA
6 29 (4.48%) Selenium
7 27 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 23 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (2.78%) Bitbucket
10 17 (2.62%) Travis CI
11 14 (2.16%) CircleCI
12 12 (1.85%) Maven
13 10 (1.54%) Codeship
13 10 (1.54%) Mocha
14 8 (1.23%) IBM UrbanCode
14 8 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.08%) GoCD
16 6 (0.93%) SonarQube
17 5 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 109 (16.82%) Finance
2 43 (6.64%) Banking
3 17 (2.62%) Games
4 16 (2.47%) Public Sector
4 16 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.31%) Law
6 11 (1.70%) Back Office
7 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.93%) Publishing
9 5 (0.77%) Advertising
9 5 (0.77%) Electronics
9 5 (0.77%) Front Office
9 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.77%) Marketing
9 5 (0.77%) Retail
10 3 (0.46%) Automotive
10 3 (0.46%) Military
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 365 (56.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 273 (42.13%) AWS Engineer
3 230 (35.49%) AWS DevOps
4 225 (34.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 66 (10.19%) Developer
6 54 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 50 (7.72%) Senior DevOps
8 46 (7.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 42 (6.48%) Software Engineer
10 38 (5.86%) Python Engineer
11 28 (4.32%) Platform Engineer
12 25 (3.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 24 (3.70%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 20 (3.09%) Data Engineer
15 17 (2.62%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.62%) Site Engineer
16 16 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
17 14 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 13 (2.01%) Architect
18 13 (2.01%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.64%) .NET
2 55 (8.49%) Node.js
3 35 (5.40%) Elastic Stack
4 34 (5.25%) AngularJS
5 30 (4.63%) React
5 30 (4.63%) Web Services
6 28 (4.32%) Vue.js
7 23 (3.55%) Kafka
8 18 (2.78%) .NET Core
8 18 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.16%) Spring
9 14 (2.16%) Spring Boot
10 13 (2.01%) Express
10 13 (2.01%) Redux
11 12 (1.85%) CSS
11 12 (1.85%) HTML
11 12 (1.85%) React Native
12 11 (1.70%) Flask
12 11 (1.70%) Lambda Expressions
12 11 (1.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.48%) Public Cloud
2 40 (6.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 33 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.94%) Cloud Native
5 25 (3.86%) Social Network
6 16 (2.47%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.85%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.08%) User Experience
14 6 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (0.77%) Derivative
16 4 (0.62%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 315 (48.61%) Linux
2 82 (12.65%) Windows
3 40 (6.17%) Unix
4 29 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 17 (2.62%) CentOS
7 12 (1.85%) Mesosphere
7 12 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.62%) VMS
9 3 (0.46%) Debian
9 3 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.31%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (77.16%) DevOps
2 343 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
4 185 (28.55%) Infrastructure as Code
5 170 (26.23%) Deployment Automation
6 141 (21.76%) Configuration Management
7 136 (20.99%) Scrum
8 118 (18.21%) Migration
9 88 (13.58%) Software Engineering
10 82 (12.65%) TDD
11 71 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (10.03%) Fintech
13 57 (8.80%) Auto-Scaling
14 55 (8.49%) SDLC
15 53 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 52 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (8.02%) Machine Learning
17 47 (7.25%) BDD
18 44 (6.79%) Open Source
19 43 (6.64%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 329 (50.77%) Python
2 133 (20.52%) Java
3 126 (19.44%) Go
4 96 (14.81%) C#
4 96 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 94 (14.51%) Bash Shell
6 89 (13.73%) Ruby
7 84 (12.96%) PowerShell
8 66 (10.19%) SQL
9 51 (7.87%) C++
10 28 (4.32%) Scala
11 27 (4.17%) Kotlin
12 22 (3.40%) TypeScript
13 20 (3.09%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.78%) C
14 18 (2.78%) VB.NET
15 15 (2.31%) PHP
16 7 (1.08%) Erlang
16 7 (1.08%) Perl
17 6 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 70 (10.80%) AWS Certification
2 48 (7.41%) Degree
3 27 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.62%) CISSP
6 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.46%) CISM
7 3 (0.46%) CSSLP
7 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) MCSE
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.31%) CCIE
8 2 (0.31%) CCNP
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.15%) CFA
9 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.08%) QA
2 5 (0.77%) SLA
3 3 (0.46%) NIST
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 366 (56.48%) Docker
2 12 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.08%) Xen
5 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.62%) LXC
6 4 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.31%) Firmware
7 2 (0.31%) KVM
7 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 456 (70.37%) Terraform
2 335 (51.70%) Kubernetes
3 287 (44.29%) Puppet
4 262 (40.43%) Opscode Chef
5 209 (32.25%) Ansible
6 37 (5.71%) Istio
7 34 (5.25%) Prometheus
8 20 (3.09%) Packer
9 16 (2.47%) Nagios
10 14 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (2.01%) Consul
12 12 (1.85%) Automic
13 11 (1.70%) Mesos
13 11 (1.70%) Salt
14 10 (1.54%) Grafana
14 10 (1.54%) Kibana
14 10 (1.54%) logstash
15 3 (0.46%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.46%) Sysdig
16 2 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 42 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.71%) Google
3 33 (5.09%) SaltStack
4 30 (4.63%) Splunk
5 27 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 24 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.24%) VMware
8 17 (2.62%) Dynatrace
9 14 (2.16%) Oracle
10 10 (1.54%) IBM
11 9 (1.39%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.23%) New Relic
13 7 (1.08%) Hitachi
13 7 (1.08%) SAP
13 7 (1.08%) SolarWinds
14 6 (0.93%) Databricks
15 4 (0.62%) Cisco
15 4 (0.62%) MuleSoft
15 4 (0.62%) Palo Alto
15 4 (0.62%) StreamSets