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 3 months to 27 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 802 873
Rank change year-on-year +151 +71  
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 235 131 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.65% 1.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 180 113 83
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  

AWS CloudFormation is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14214 11698 9302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.49% 11.72% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 9882 7460
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +160 230 £60,000 - 59
London +100 149 £60,000 -7.69% 27
City of London +50 32 £65,000 +20.93% 5
East of England +14 28 £52,500 -4.54% 6
South East +76 19 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Hertfordshire - 19 £55,000 - 2
Manchester -15 16 £50,000 +5.26% 5
North West -30 16 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Hatfield - 14 £55,000 - 2
Canary Wharf - 7 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £57,500 - 1
Leeds +16 6 £57,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +7 6 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Hackney - 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Watford - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £46,000 -
Surrey +43 3 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +17 2 £70,000 +27.27% 2
South West +3 2 £62,500 +45.34% 6
Essex -1 2 - -
Norwich -6 2 £35,000 - 1
Norfolk -10 2 £35,000 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
Slough - 2 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 386 (96.50%) Amazon AWS
2 300 (75.00%) DevOps
3 290 (72.50%) Linux
4 222 (55.50%) Python
5 219 (54.75%) Puppet
6 193 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (46.00%) Docker
8 167 (41.75%) Ansible
9 153 (38.25%) Amazon EC2
10 137 (34.25%) Opscode Chef
11 136 (34.00%) Ruby
12 135 (33.75%) Jenkins
13 128 (32.00%) Java
14 127 (31.75%) Amazon S3
14 127 (31.75%) Terraform
15 126 (31.50%) Bash Shell
15 126 (31.50%) Amazon RDS
16 125 (31.25%) Configuration Management
17 124 (31.00%) Windows
18 120 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
19 112 (28.00%) Web Services
20 96 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
21 91 (22.75%) Git (software)
22 87 (21.75%) Scrum
23 83 (20.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
24 79 (19.75%) MySQL
25 74 (18.50%) PowerShell
26 72 (18.00%) Kubernetes
27 69 (17.25%) Software Engineering
28 68 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 58 (14.50%) Apache
2 47 (11.75%) nginx
3 46 (11.50%) IIS
4 45 (11.25%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (6.50%) Confluence
6 20 (5.00%) OpenStack
7 18 (4.50%) Apache Solr
8 16 (4.00%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.00%) Jetty
10 7 (1.75%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.75%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.25%) SAS
12 4 (1.00%) CMS
12 4 (1.00%) Drupal
12 4 (1.00%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.00%) JBoss
12 4 (1.00%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (4.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.75%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 386 (96.50%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (38.25%) Amazon EC2
3 127 (31.75%) Amazon S3
4 83 (20.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 68 (17.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 68 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 65 (16.25%) Amazon SQS
7 55 (13.75%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (11.50%) Route 53
9 43 (10.75%) Amazon ELB
10 33 (8.25%) PaaS
11 29 (7.25%) IaaS
11 29 (7.25%) SaaS
12 24 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 21 (5.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 19 (4.75%) Azure Active Directory
14 19 (4.75%) Datadog
15 16 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
16 14 (3.50%) Office 365
17 12 (3.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 60 (15.00%) Firewall
2 41 (10.25%) DNS
3 29 (7.25%) Internet
4 27 (6.75%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.75%) HTTP
6 20 (5.00%) WAN
7 19 (4.75%) LDAP
8 16 (4.00%) DHCP
9 15 (3.75%) VPN
10 14 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (3.25%) LAN
11 13 (3.25%) SAN
12 12 (3.00%) Network Security
13 10 (2.50%) VLAN
13 10 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (2.25%) Unified Communications
15 8 (2.00%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.00%) Kerberos
16 6 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
17 5 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (31.50%) Amazon RDS
2 79 (19.75%) MySQL
3 42 (10.50%) SQL Server
4 41 (10.25%) MongoDB
5 23 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (5.75%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 22 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.00%) Big Data
8 16 (4.00%) Redis
9 11 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.75%) Endeca
13 3 (0.75%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.50%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.50%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 135 (33.75%) Jenkins
2 91 (22.75%) Git (software)
3 43 (10.75%) Vagrant
4 41 (10.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 40 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 33 (8.25%) JIRA
7 16 (4.00%) Maven
7 16 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.25%) Artifactory
8 9 (2.25%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.00%) GoCD
9 8 (2.00%) Gradle
10 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.75%) Spock
11 6 (1.50%) Subversion
12 5 (1.25%) Appium
12 5 (1.25%) Gatling
12 5 (1.25%) JUnit
12 5 (1.25%) TestNG
13 4 (1.00%) Codeship
General
1 30 (7.50%) Marketing
2 20 (5.00%) Finance
3 19 (4.75%) Advertising
4 14 (3.50%) Games
5 12 (3.00%) Retail
6 6 (1.50%) Publishing
7 4 (1.00%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (54.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 95 (23.75%) AWS Engineer
3 85 (21.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 75 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
5 71 (17.75%) Senior DevOps
6 69 (17.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 69 (17.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 42 (10.50%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
9 39 (9.75%) Developer
10 27 (6.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 27 (6.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 23 (5.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 22 (5.50%) Lead DevOps
13 19 (4.75%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.50%) Consultant
14 18 (4.50%) Senior Developer
15 17 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (4.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
16 16 (4.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (28.00%) Web Services
2 65 (16.25%) Node.js
3 49 (12.25%) HTML
4 46 (11.50%) LAMP
5 35 (8.75%) .NET
6 33 (8.25%) RESTful
7 32 (8.00%) CSS
8 29 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
9 27 (6.75%) Elastic Stack
10 22 (5.50%) Kafka
11 19 (4.75%) ActiveMQ
11 19 (4.75%) HornetQ
11 19 (4.75%) JMS
12 17 (4.25%) jQuery
12 17 (4.25%) LEMP Stack
13 15 (3.75%) REST
14 14 (3.50%) Spring
15 13 (3.25%) Serverless Framework
16 12 (3.00%) AngularJS
17 11 (2.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.75%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (5.25%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.75%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.75%) PKI
6 12 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.75%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.50%) iPad
9 9 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.25%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.25%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.25%) User Experience
10 7 (1.75%) Fintech
11 6 (1.50%) Social Media
12 5 (1.25%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 290 (72.50%) Linux
2 124 (31.00%) Windows
3 62 (15.50%) Ubuntu
4 50 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 42 (10.50%) CentOS
6 28 (7.00%) Unix
7 26 (6.50%) Debian
8 23 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.75%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.75%) Android
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.25%) VMS
15 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (75.00%) DevOps
2 193 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 120 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 87 (21.75%) Scrum
7 69 (17.25%) Software Engineering
8 59 (14.75%) Microservices
9 51 (12.75%) Test Automation
10 48 (12.00%) E-Commerce
11 44 (11.00%) ITIL
12 43 (10.75%) Open Source
13 35 (8.75%) Kanban
14 34 (8.50%) Mentoring
15 33 (8.25%) TDD
16 31 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
16 31 (7.75%) High Availability
17 27 (6.75%) Auto-Scaling
18 23 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (5.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 222 (55.50%) Python
2 136 (34.00%) Ruby
3 128 (32.00%) Java
4 126 (31.50%) Bash Shell
5 74 (18.50%) PowerShell
6 64 (16.00%) Perl
7 60 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 50 (12.50%) SQL
9 49 (12.25%) Go
9 49 (12.25%) PHP
10 34 (8.50%) C#
11 30 (7.50%) Groovy
12 19 (4.75%) Scala
13 11 (2.75%) C++
14 9 (2.25%) C
15 7 (1.75%) VBScript
16 5 (1.25%) AWK
16 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.00%) GraphQL
18 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (7.75%) AWS Certification
2 30 (7.50%) Degree
3 16 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (3.25%) CISSP
5 12 (3.00%) CISM
6 11 (2.75%) CISA
7 9 (2.25%) GSLC
8 7 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.50%) MCSE
10 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.25%) Master's Degree
10 5 (1.25%) MCP
10 5 (1.25%) MCSA
10 5 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.75%) CCNA
12 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.50%) CCNP
13 2 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.75%) QA
2 17 (4.25%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.25%) COBIT
4 9 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27002
5 7 (1.75%) GCP
6 5 (1.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) FISMA
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 184 (46.00%) Docker
2 59 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 49 (12.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.25%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.00%) etcd
5 20 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (4.25%) VirtualBox
7 15 (3.75%) vSphere
8 14 (3.50%) flannel
9 10 (2.50%) Varnish
9 10 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.00%) Xen
11 7 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (1.25%) iptables
12 5 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.75%) LXC
13 3 (0.75%) XenApp
14 1 (0.25%) KVM
14 1 (0.25%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 219 (54.75%) Puppet
2 167 (41.75%) Ansible
3 137 (34.25%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (31.75%) Terraform
5 72 (18.00%) Kubernetes
6 51 (12.75%) Nagios
7 41 (10.25%) Consul
8 31 (7.75%) Mesos
9 30 (7.50%) Salt
10 29 (7.25%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (5.50%) HAProxy
11 22 (5.50%) Packer
12 17 (4.25%) StatsD
13 14 (3.50%) Sysdig
14 11 (2.75%) Graphite
14 11 (2.75%) ZABBIX
15 9 (2.25%) Grafana
15 9 (2.25%) logstash
16 8 (2.00%) Kibana
17 7 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (14.25%) VMware
2 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 45 (11.25%) New Relic
4 29 (7.25%) Google
5 24 (6.00%) Oracle
6 22 (5.50%) Cisco
7 21 (5.25%) Citrix
8 14 (3.50%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.25%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.75%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.75%) Trend Micro
11 10 (2.50%) SaltStack
11 10 (2.50%) Splunk
12 8 (2.00%) NetApp
13 7 (1.75%) Rackspace
14 6 (1.50%) Twitter
15 5 (1.25%) HP
16 4 (1.00%) AppDynamics
16 4 (1.00%) EMC
16 4 (1.00%) Veeam
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Midlands
Capgemini
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £104923.33 per annum + Full Medical Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £62,000 and excellent benefits / equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowence and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £750000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + £5,000 on-call bonus + 7.5% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago