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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 273 254 350
Rank change year-on-year -19 +96 +75
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 2,552 1,463 667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.37% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.18% 3.21% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 978 507
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £64,925 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.52% -0.12% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £81,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 80,165 45,522 28,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.63% 42.59% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39,383 33,449 23,559
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 18 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 2,033 £75,000 +20.00% 137
Work from Home -16 1,384 £72,500 +16.00% 72
London +8 1,331 £87,500 +12.90% 70
UK excluding London -94 726 £62,500 +4.17% 84
North of England -91 301 £62,500 +8.70% 28
South East -35 179 £57,500 -17.86% 10
North West -53 156 £70,000 +21.74% 12
Yorkshire -89 129 £57,500 - 15
South West -50 90 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Midlands -67 54 £68,750 +5.77% 8
East of England -62 45 £75,000 +25.00% 5
Scotland -73 37 £70,000 +16.67% 13
West Midlands -72 29 £70,000 +7.69% 4
East Midlands -30 25 £57,500 -13.21% 4
Wales -10 22 £55,000 -2.22% 5
North East -19 16 £62,500 +29.53% 1
Isle of Man +20 1 £90,000 +30.43%
Northern Ireland -42 1 £69,500 -13.13% 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 2,468 (96.71%) AWS
2 1,849 (72.45%) Terraform
3 1,809 (70.89%) DevOps
4 1,505 (58.97%) CI/CD
5 1,502 (58.86%) Python
6 1,405 (55.05%) Kubernetes
7 1,397 (54.74%) Docker
8 1,302 (51.02%) Infrastructure as Code
9 1,252 (49.06%) Agile
10 1,179 (46.20%) Serverless
11 978 (38.32%) Azure
12 975 (38.21%) Ansible
13 882 (34.56%) AWS Lambda
14 865 (33.89%) GCP
15 849 (33.27%) Linux
16 822 (32.21%) Jenkins
17 761 (29.82%) Finance
18 702 (27.51%) Software Engineering
19 679 (26.61%) Java
20 621 (24.33%) Microservices
21 593 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
22 580 (22.73%) Bash
23 561 (21.98%) Puppet
24 557 (21.83%) Go
25 544 (21.32%) Git (software)
26 532 (20.85%) Amazon S3
27 526 (20.61%) JavaScript
28 513 (20.10%) Configuration Management
29 507 (19.87%) Cloud Native
30 464 (18.18%) Amazon ECS

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
1 119 (4.66%) Tomcat
2 117 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 115 (4.51%) IIS
4 110 (4.31%) Confluence
5 96 (3.76%) JBoss
6 90 (3.53%) Apache Airflow
7 71 (2.78%) CMS
8 63 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 57 (2.23%) Apache
10 43 (1.68%) nginx
11 31 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
13 15 (0.59%) Commerce Server
14 13 (0.51%) Headless CMS
15 12 (0.47%) Luigi
16 9 (0.35%) Mule
16 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
17 7 (0.27%) Jupyter
18 5 (0.20%) Traefik
19 3 (0.12%) Ethereum
Applications
1 14 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.039%) assyst
3 1 (0.039%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 2,468 (96.71%) AWS
2 1,179 (46.20%) Serverless
3 978 (38.32%) Azure
4 882 (34.56%) AWS Lambda
5 865 (33.89%) GCP
6 532 (20.85%) Amazon S3
7 464 (18.18%) Amazon ECS
8 416 (16.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 356 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
10 315 (12.34%) Amazon SQS
11 277 (10.85%) SaaS
12 250 (9.80%) Amazon Kinesis
13 232 (9.09%) GitHub
14 226 (8.86%) AWS CodePipeline
15 220 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
16 213 (8.35%) Amazon EKS
17 190 (7.45%) OpenShift
18 155 (6.07%) CloudFront
19 150 (5.88%) Datadog
20 142 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 175 (6.86%) Firewall
2 155 (6.07%) Internet
3 108 (4.23%) DNS
4 63 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.04%) HTTP
6 39 (1.53%) Software-Defined Networking
7 38 (1.49%) DHCP
8 35 (1.37%) VPN
9 32 (1.25%) WebEx
10 28 (1.10%) Network Security
11 23 (0.90%) PPP
12 20 (0.78%) DKIM
12 20 (0.78%) DMARC
12 20 (0.78%) FTP
13 19 (0.74%) IPsec
14 18 (0.71%) SMS
15 11 (0.43%) SSL
16 9 (0.35%) SD-WAN
16 9 (0.35%) Wireshark
17 6 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (16.46%) DynamoDB
2 307 (12.03%) MySQL
3 290 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
4 252 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
5 247 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 238 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
7 202 (7.92%) Big Data
8 189 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 167 (6.54%) Amazon Athena
10 153 (6.00%) Redis
11 132 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
12 117 (4.58%) MongoDB
13 110 (4.31%) Amazon Aurora
14 102 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 66 (2.59%) Data Lake
16 65 (2.55%) RDBMS
17 53 (2.08%) Hadoop
17 53 (2.08%) Power BI
18 50 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
19 45 (1.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 822 (32.21%) Jenkins
2 544 (21.32%) Git (software)
3 291 (11.40%) GitLab
4 184 (7.21%) JIRA
5 163 (6.39%) TeamCity
6 158 (6.19%) Travis CI
7 156 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 143 (5.60%) CircleCI
9 133 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 125 (4.90%) IBM UrbanCode
11 108 (4.23%) Subversion
12 93 (3.64%) Bitbucket
13 86 (3.37%) Cucumber
14 84 (3.29%) Cypress.io
15 65 (2.55%) Selenium
16 51 (2.00%) GoCD
17 48 (1.88%) Artifactory
17 48 (1.88%) webpack
18 43 (1.68%) Storybook
19 35 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 761 (29.82%) Finance
2 367 (14.38%) Social Skills
3 189 (7.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 167 (6.54%) Banking
5 165 (6.47%) Retail
6 153 (6.00%) Public Sector
7 110 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
8 106 (4.15%) Manufacturing
9 76 (2.98%) Marketing
10 67 (2.63%) Legal
11 56 (2.19%) Games
11 56 (2.19%) Law
12 53 (2.08%) Financial Institution
13 51 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
14 37 (1.45%) Publishing
15 33 (1.29%) Advertising
16 32 (1.25%) Local Government
17 28 (1.10%) Front Office
18 23 (0.90%) Telecoms
19 20 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,006 (39.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 409 (16.03%) Senior DevOps
3 394 (15.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 331 (12.97%) Software Engineer
5 306 (11.99%) Developer
6 302 (11.83%) Cloud Engineer
7 298 (11.68%) AWS Engineer
8 181 (7.09%) AWS DevOps
9 179 (7.01%) Senior Software Engineer
10 170 (6.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 153 (6.00%) Architect
12 149 (5.84%) Data Engineer
13 130 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 80 (3.13%) Consultant
15 71 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
16 67 (2.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 66 (2.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 63 (2.47%) Senior Data Engineer
19 61 (2.39%) Lead DevOps
20 57 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (17.55%) React
2 349 (13.68%) Node.js
3 342 (13.40%) Elastic Stack
4 256 (10.03%) Kafka
5 187 (7.33%) .NET
5 187 (7.33%) REST
6 168 (6.58%) AngularJS
7 166 (6.50%) Web Services
8 157 (6.15%) CSS
9 112 (4.39%) Vue.js
10 109 (4.27%) GraphQL
11 106 (4.15%) HTML
12 102 (4.00%) React Native
13 98 (3.84%) Jest
14 85 (3.33%) .NET Core
15 78 (3.06%) Ruby on Rails
16 71 (2.78%) gRPC
17 65 (2.55%) Laravel
18 63 (2.47%) LAMP
19 59 (2.31%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 507 (19.87%) Cloud Native
2 301 (11.79%) Public Cloud
3 131 (5.13%) Legacy Systems
4 130 (5.09%) Linux Command Line
5 106 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 98 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
6 98 (3.84%) Life Science
7 86 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 78 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
9 77 (3.02%) Blockchain
10 70 (2.74%) Blog
11 67 (2.63%) Private Cloud
12 66 (2.59%) Data Centre
13 62 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
14 57 (2.23%) IoT
15 53 (2.08%) Virtual Team
16 51 (2.00%) Cyberattack
17 50 (1.96%) Social Media
18 48 (1.88%) Cyber Defence
18 48 (1.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 849 (33.27%) Linux
2 401 (15.71%) Windows
3 132 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 131 (5.13%) Unix
5 125 (4.90%) Mesosphere
6 77 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (1.37%) Android
8 29 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 29 (1.14%) CentOS
9 27 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
11 13 (0.51%) Alpine Linux
11 13 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.31%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.31%) Debian
15 7 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,809 (70.89%) DevOps
2 1,505 (58.97%) CI/CD
3 1,302 (51.02%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1,252 (49.06%) Agile
5 702 (27.51%) Software Engineering
6 621 (24.33%) Microservices
7 513 (20.10%) Configuration Management
8 435 (17.05%) Coaching
9 420 (16.46%) Analytics
10 356 (13.95%) Scrum
11 355 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
12 350 (13.71%) TDD
13 341 (13.36%) Mentoring
14 333 (13.05%) Test Automation
15 284 (11.13%) Full Stack Development
16 276 (10.82%) Machine Learning
17 264 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
18 232 (9.09%) Open Source
19 231 (9.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 224 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,502 (58.86%) Python
2 679 (26.61%) Java
3 580 (22.73%) Bash
4 557 (21.83%) Go
5 526 (20.61%) JavaScript
6 376 (14.73%) SQL
7 315 (12.34%) PowerShell
8 242 (9.48%) Ruby
9 224 (8.78%) C#
10 216 (8.46%) TypeScript
11 174 (6.82%) Scala
12 150 (5.88%) PHP
13 115 (4.51%) Kotlin
14 93 (3.64%) Groovy
15 90 (3.53%) Shell Script
16 67 (2.63%) C++
17 43 (1.68%) Perl
18 42 (1.65%) ES6
19 37 (1.45%) Rust
20 28 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 186 (7.29%) AWS Certification
2 174 (6.82%) Degree
3 103 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 96 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 94 (3.68%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
10 10 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.27%) MCP
13 6 (0.24%) CCNA
14 5 (0.20%) CCNP
15 3 (0.12%) CFA
16 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.078%) RHCE
17 1 (0.039%) VCAP
17 1 (0.039%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.68%) QA
2 76 (2.98%) GDPR
3 40 (1.57%) SOC 2
4 27 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.98%) GxP
6 23 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.74%) SLA
8 15 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.55%) SOC 1
10 8 (0.31%) Accessibility
11 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.20%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.16%) NIST
14 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.039%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,397 (54.74%) Docker
2 108 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
3 44 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 24 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (0.90%) KVM
7 18 (0.71%) Xen
8 15 (0.59%) LXC
9 11 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.39%) zsh
11 6 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (0.24%) vSphere
12 5 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.078%) NFS
14 2 (0.078%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.078%) XenApp
15 1 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.039%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1,849 (72.45%) Terraform
2 1,405 (55.05%) Kubernetes
3 975 (38.21%) Ansible
4 593 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
5 561 (21.98%) Puppet
6 259 (10.15%) Prometheus
7 157 (6.15%) Grafana
8 151 (5.92%) Consul
9 125 (4.90%) Automic
10 111 (4.35%) Kibana
11 76 (2.98%) Istio
12 74 (2.90%) logstash
13 68 (2.66%) Rancher
14 47 (1.84%) Fortio
14 47 (1.84%) Kiali
15 39 (1.53%) Packer
16 35 (1.37%) Nagios
17 33 (1.29%) Kubeflow
18 27 (1.06%) ZABBIX
19 20 (0.78%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 297 (11.64%) Splunk
2 240 (9.40%) Google
3 148 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 88 (3.45%) Oracle
5 70 (2.74%) Hitachi
5 70 (2.74%) VMware
6 62 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 52 (2.04%) SaltStack
8 48 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (1.80%) Dell
9 46 (1.80%) New Relic
10 27 (1.06%) Cloudera
10 27 (1.06%) Databricks
11 22 (0.86%) IBM
11 22 (0.86%) Sun
12 20 (0.78%) F5
13 19 (0.74%) Apple
13 19 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
14 17 (0.67%) Xamarin
15 15 (0.59%) Dynatrace