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

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 633 934
Rank change year-on-year +181 +301 +191
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,033 665 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.64% 1.91% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 900 532 238
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,625 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -16.67%

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 39,070 34,747 24,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.56% 19.39% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31,173 28,711 20,565
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
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 December 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 December 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 +176 1,002 £65,000 - 159
London +151 565 £70,000 - 91
UK excluding London +147 445 £57,500 -4.17% 75
North of England +107 211 £57,500 -4.17% 24
North West +98 158 £60,000 - 12
Midlands +61 81 £55,000 -15.38% 10
South East +36 80 £55,000 -8.33% 22
West Midlands +67 71 £55,000 -16.98% 6
Yorkshire +46 40 £45,000 -18.18% 9
South West +40 32 £61,500 +33.70% 6
East of England +30 27 £60,000 +4.35% 6
North East +6 13 £50,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +29 10 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Scotland +11 10 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £62,500 - 1
Wales -1 5 £47,500 -14.01% 3

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1,016 (98.35%) Amazon AWS
2 775 (75.02%) DevOps
3 610 (59.05%) Linux
4 578 (55.95%) Ansible
5 494 (47.82%) Python
6 468 (45.30%) Terraform
7 435 (42.11%) Docker
8 430 (41.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 417 (40.37%) Puppet
10 398 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
11 395 (38.24%) Jenkins
12 373 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
13 348 (33.69%) Windows
14 323 (31.27%) Amazon EC2
15 315 (30.49%) Java
16 281 (27.20%) Amazon S3
17 264 (25.56%) Amazon RDS
18 254 (24.59%) Kubernetes
19 248 (24.01%) Git (software)
20 243 (23.52%) TeamCity
21 238 (23.04%) Bash Shell
21 238 (23.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 237 (22.94%) SQL
23 228 (22.07%) Finance
24 224 (21.68%) Octopus Deploy
25 212 (20.52%) Web Services
26 192 (18.59%) Configuration Management
26 192 (18.59%) Node.js
27 178 (17.23%) Google Cloud Platform
28 171 (16.55%) Continuous Integration

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
1 123 (11.91%) Confluence
2 106 (10.26%) IIS
3 81 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (5.71%) nginx
5 49 (4.74%) Apache
6 40 (3.87%) OpenStack
7 36 (3.48%) Apache Spark
8 35 (3.39%) Tomcat
9 34 (3.29%) JBoss
10 25 (2.42%) WordPress
11 24 (2.32%) Apache Solr
12 22 (2.13%) CMS
12 22 (2.13%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.55%) WebSphere
14 14 (1.36%) Drupal
14 14 (1.36%) GlassFish
14 14 (1.36%) MQSeries
15 13 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.77%) Jetty
17 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.097%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.29%) Magento
2 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,016 (98.35%) Amazon AWS
2 430 (41.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (31.27%) Amazon EC2
4 281 (27.20%) Amazon S3
5 238 (23.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 178 (17.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 169 (16.36%) Serverless
8 157 (15.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 143 (13.84%) AWS Lambda
10 140 (13.55%) Amazon SQS
11 115 (11.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 105 (10.16%) GitHub
13 101 (9.78%) IaaS
14 96 (9.29%) SaaS
15 89 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
16 82 (7.94%) Amazon ELB
17 68 (6.58%) Route 53
18 59 (5.71%) PaaS
19 49 (4.74%) AWS CloudTrail
20 44 (4.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 91 (8.81%) Firewall
2 74 (7.16%) Internet
3 69 (6.68%) DNS
4 60 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 54 (5.23%) VPN
6 37 (3.58%) HTTP
7 24 (2.32%) LAN
8 23 (2.23%) WAN
9 16 (1.55%) SAN
10 14 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (1.16%) DHCP
12 10 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (0.97%) SSL
13 7 (0.68%) Network Security
14 4 (0.39%) SMTP
14 4 (0.39%) SNMP
15 3 (0.29%) BGP
15 3 (0.29%) EIGRP
15 3 (0.29%) IPsec
15 3 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (25.56%) Amazon RDS
2 97 (9.39%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (8.52%) MySQL
4 82 (7.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 57 (5.52%) NoSQL
6 52 (5.03%) Big Data
6 52 (5.03%) MongoDB
7 48 (4.65%) Hadoop
7 48 (4.65%) Redis
8 36 (3.48%) SQL Server
9 35 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 31 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 26 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.84%) InfluxDB
14 13 (1.26%) DB2
15 10 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (0.97%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.77%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 395 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 248 (24.01%) Git (software)
3 243 (23.52%) TeamCity
4 224 (21.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 155 (15.00%) JIRA
6 142 (13.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 61 (5.91%) Subversion
8 51 (4.94%) Maven
9 50 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 40 (3.87%) Travis CI
11 37 (3.58%) GitLab
12 35 (3.39%) CircleCI
12 35 (3.39%) Vagrant
13 29 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (2.71%) gulp
15 26 (2.52%) Selenium
16 25 (2.42%) Cucumber
16 25 (2.42%) GoCD
17 21 (2.03%) Gradle
18 20 (1.94%) SonarQube
General
1 228 (22.07%) Finance
2 53 (5.13%) Retail
3 29 (2.81%) Games
4 22 (2.13%) Marketing
5 17 (1.65%) Publishing
6 13 (1.26%) Advertising
6 13 (1.26%) Banking
7 11 (1.06%) French Language
7 11 (1.06%) German Language
7 11 (1.06%) Law
7 11 (1.06%) Swedish Language
8 8 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.097%) Billing
11 1 (0.097%) Electronics
11 1 (0.097%) Front Office
11 1 (0.097%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.097%) Military
Job Titles
1 476 (46.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 152 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
3 139 (13.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 107 (10.36%) Architect
5 100 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 95 (9.20%) Senior DevOps
7 80 (7.74%) Consultant
8 77 (7.45%) DevOps Manager
9 70 (6.78%) DevOps Consultant
10 69 (6.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 69 (6.68%) Developer
11 61 (5.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 57 (5.52%) Cloud Architect
13 52 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 51 (4.94%) Lead DevOps
15 37 (3.58%) AWS Architect
15 37 (3.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 36 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
16 36 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
17 34 (3.29%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (20.52%) Web Services
2 192 (18.59%) Node.js
3 103 (9.97%) Elastic Stack
4 73 (7.07%) HTML
5 68 (6.58%) AngularJS
6 67 (6.49%) React
7 55 (5.32%) CSS
8 53 (5.13%) .NET
9 46 (4.45%) Kafka
10 40 (3.87%) Spring
11 38 (3.68%) JSON
12 35 (3.39%) Java EE
13 32 (3.10%) ActiveMQ
14 28 (2.71%) YAML
15 26 (2.52%) J2EE
15 26 (2.52%) RESTful
16 25 (2.42%) JAX-RS
16 25 (2.42%) REST
17 23 (2.23%) Spring Boot
18 21 (2.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 139 (13.46%) Private Cloud
2 111 (10.75%) Fintech
3 91 (8.81%) Public Cloud
4 82 (7.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 64 (6.20%) Data Centre
6 61 (5.91%) Cloud Native
7 52 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
8 51 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
9 49 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (3.39%) Mobile App
12 34 (3.29%) Internet of Things
13 29 (2.81%) Blog
14 24 (2.32%) Algorithms
15 22 (2.13%) Replication
16 20 (1.94%) PlayStation
17 18 (1.74%) Clustering
18 17 (1.65%) Management Information System
19 12 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
20 7 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 610 (59.05%) Linux
2 348 (33.69%) Windows
3 91 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 90 (8.71%) CentOS
5 84 (8.13%) Unix
6 55 (5.32%) Ubuntu
7 51 (4.94%) Windows Server
8 37 (3.58%) Debian
9 25 (2.42%) Android
10 23 (2.23%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.94%) Mesosphere
12 19 (1.84%) Amazon Linux
13 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (1.16%) DC/OS
15 10 (0.97%) Solaris
16 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 3 (0.29%) CoreOS
19 2 (0.19%) Fedora
19 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (75.02%) DevOps
2 398 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (18.59%) Configuration Management
4 171 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
5 134 (12.97%) Microservices
6 130 (12.58%) Open Source
7 129 (12.49%) Test Automation
8 121 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 99 (9.58%) Asset Management
10 97 (9.39%) Scrum
11 93 (9.00%) Network Virtualisation
12 92 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
13 91 (8.81%) Continuous Deployment
14 89 (8.62%) Deployment Automation
14 89 (8.62%) ITIL
15 80 (7.74%) Software Engineering
16 73 (7.07%) Wealth Management
17 71 (6.87%) Mentoring
18 70 (6.78%) Migration
19 69 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 494 (47.82%) Python
2 315 (30.49%) Java
3 238 (23.04%) Bash Shell
4 237 (22.94%) SQL
5 146 (14.13%) PowerShell
6 142 (13.75%) C#
7 128 (12.39%) JavaScript
8 99 (9.58%) Ruby
9 69 (6.68%) PHP
10 65 (6.29%) Go
11 47 (4.55%) Perl
12 44 (4.26%) Scala
13 35 (3.39%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.74%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.26%) Clojure
16 12 (1.16%) AWK
16 12 (1.16%) C++
17 10 (0.97%) R
17 10 (0.97%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (8.42%) AWS Certification
2 84 (8.13%) Degree
3 39 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
4 29 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.55%) Master's Degree
7 12 (1.16%) MCSE
8 9 (0.87%) ISEB
9 7 (0.68%) MCSA
10 6 (0.58%) CISSP
11 5 (0.48%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.48%) OSCP
11 5 (0.48%) SANS
12 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.39%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.29%) CCNP
14 2 (0.19%) CCNA
14 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.097%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.87%) QA
2 27 (2.61%) GDPR
3 12 (1.16%) SLA
4 8 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 435 (42.11%) Docker
2 132 (12.78%) Virtual Machines
3 120 (11.62%) Active Directory
4 64 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.16%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.58%) iptables
8 6 (0.58%) pfSense
9 5 (0.48%) HDFS
10 4 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.19%) etcd
11 2 (0.19%) Xen
12 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.097%) NFS
12 1 (0.097%) Varnish
12 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 578 (55.95%) Ansible
2 468 (45.30%) Terraform
3 417 (40.37%) Puppet
4 373 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
5 254 (24.59%) Kubernetes
6 129 (12.49%) Salt
7 73 (7.07%) Packer
8 41 (3.97%) Docker Swarm
9 38 (3.68%) Prometheus
10 35 (3.39%) Kibana
11 33 (3.19%) logstash
12 32 (3.10%) Grafana
13 31 (3.00%) Consul
14 26 (2.52%) Mesos
15 24 (2.32%) Nagios
16 20 (1.94%) Automic
17 13 (1.26%) Rancher
18 12 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
19 11 (1.06%) HAProxy
20 10 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (12.20%) New Relic
2 116 (11.23%) Google
3 95 (9.20%) VMware
4 94 (9.10%) Trend Micro
5 76 (7.36%) Microsoft
6 67 (6.49%) Red Hat
7 59 (5.71%) Oracle
8 44 (4.26%) Splunk
9 25 (2.42%) SaltStack
10 21 (2.03%) Atlassian
10 21 (2.03%) IBM
11 18 (1.74%) Cisco
12 14 (1.36%) McAfee
13 13 (1.26%) Palo Alto
14 11 (1.06%) SolarWinds
15 10 (0.97%) EMC
16 9 (0.87%) Remedy
17 7 (0.68%) AppDynamics
17 7 (0.68%) Citrix
18 6 (0.58%) Apple