Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 299 405 485
Rank change year-on-year +106 +80 +174
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 500 1,059 1,004
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.58% 2.42% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 393 816 916
Median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.38% -2.08% +9.09%

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 19,386 43,714 41,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.21% 31.16% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16,083 35,549 33,240
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 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 +90 471 £65,000 -7.14% 133
London +63 287 £75,000 +3.45% 68
UK excluding London +176 201 £55,000 -6.38% 87
North of England +180 95 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Yorkshire +183 55 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Work from Home -8 40 £55,000 -21.43% 24
North West +115 31 £55,000 - 25
Midlands +106 28 £45,000 -33.33% 10
West Midlands +92 23 £45,000 -35.71% 9
South East +131 22 £67,500 +1.89% 7
East of England +124 19 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Scotland +113 19 £47,500 - 15
South West +103 18 £60,000 - 12
North East +32 9 £50,000 -10.93% 2
East Midlands +79 5 £60,000 -2.04% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 478 (95.60%) AWS
2 366 (73.20%) DevOps
3 315 (63.00%) Terraform
4 272 (54.40%) Python
5 261 (52.20%) Docker
6 232 (46.40%) Kubernetes
7 217 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
8 200 (40.00%) Ansible
9 185 (37.00%) Linux
10 183 (36.60%) Jenkins
11 173 (34.60%) Serverless
12 162 (32.40%) Puppet
13 158 (31.60%) Azure
14 152 (30.40%) Opscode Chef
15 148 (29.60%) Infrastructure as Code
16 132 (26.40%) AWS Lambda
17 120 (24.00%) Git (software)
18 119 (23.80%) Java
19 113 (22.60%) Finance
20 107 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
21 106 (21.20%) Configuration Management
22 105 (21.00%) Bash Shell
23 103 (20.60%) Amazon S3
24 101 (20.20%) Amazon EC2
25 99 (19.80%) PowerShell
25 99 (19.80%) GCP
26 94 (18.80%) Windows
27 92 (18.40%) JavaScript
28 72 (14.40%) Scrum
29 66 (13.20%) Go

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 31 (6.20%) Confluence
2 18 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.20%) Apache
4 15 (3.00%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.60%) nginx
8 6 (1.20%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.00%) IIS
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 478 (95.60%) AWS
2 173 (34.60%) Serverless
3 158 (31.60%) Azure
4 132 (26.40%) AWS Lambda
5 103 (20.60%) Amazon S3
6 101 (20.20%) Amazon EC2
7 99 (19.80%) GCP
8 57 (11.40%) Amazon ECS
9 56 (11.20%) SaaS
10 51 (10.20%) IaaS
11 47 (9.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 46 (9.20%) Amazon ELB
13 41 (8.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 41 (8.20%) PaaS
14 39 (7.80%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 38 (7.60%) Amazon EKS
16 32 (6.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 31 (6.20%) AWS CodePipeline
18 26 (5.20%) Amazon Kinesis
18 26 (5.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.80%) Firewall
2 27 (5.40%) DNS
3 24 (4.80%) VPN
4 16 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.40%) Broadband
5 7 (1.40%) Network Security
6 6 (1.20%) HTTP
6 6 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.00%) Internet
7 5 (1.00%) VLAN
8 4 (0.80%) SSH
8 4 (0.80%) WebEx
9 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.60%) LAN
9 3 (0.60%) OSPF
9 3 (0.60%) SMTP
9 3 (0.60%) WAN
9 3 (0.60%) X.509
10 2 (0.40%) VoIP
10 2 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 40 (8.00%) MySQL
3 36 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 34 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
5 28 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.20%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.00%) Redis
8 18 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (3.20%) Big Data
10 13 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.80%) Amazon Athena
12 8 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.20%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.00%) BigQuery
14 5 (1.00%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (1.00%) Text Mining
15 3 (0.60%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 183 (36.60%) Jenkins
2 120 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 56 (11.20%) JIRA
4 52 (10.40%) TeamCity
5 34 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (6.60%) Bitbucket
7 24 (4.80%) Selenium
8 23 (4.60%) GitLab
9 22 (4.40%) Cucumber
10 20 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (4.00%) Maven
11 16 (3.20%) CircleCI
11 16 (3.20%) Codeship
12 14 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.80%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.80%) Gradle
14 8 (1.60%) IBM UrbanCode
15 7 (1.40%) GoCD
16 6 (1.20%) Artifactory
16 6 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 113 (22.60%) Finance
2 52 (10.40%) Banking
3 22 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.20%) Games
5 15 (3.00%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.40%) Law
7 9 (1.80%) Marketing
8 8 (1.60%) Front Office
9 7 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.20%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.00%) Electronics
12 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.80%) Publishing
12 4 (0.80%) Retail
13 3 (0.60%) Automotive
13 3 (0.60%) Local Government
13 3 (0.60%) Police
14 2 (0.40%) Advertising
14 2 (0.40%) Legal
14 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (47.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 147 (29.40%) AWS Engineer
3 108 (21.60%) AWS DevOps
4 96 (19.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 64 (12.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 61 (12.20%) Developer
7 48 (9.60%) Platform Engineer
7 48 (9.60%) Senior DevOps
8 43 (8.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 38 (7.60%) Python Engineer
10 23 (4.60%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 22 (4.40%) Lead DevOps
12 20 (4.00%) Software Engineer
13 18 (3.60%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 17 (3.40%) Architect
15 16 (3.20%) Consultant
15 16 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (3.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.00%) Node.js
2 57 (11.40%) .NET
3 35 (7.00%) Elastic Stack
4 33 (6.60%) React
5 29 (5.80%) Web Services
6 25 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 23 (4.60%) HTML
8 20 (4.00%) CSS
9 19 (3.80%) REST
10 18 (3.60%) .NET Framework
10 18 (3.60%) Express
10 18 (3.60%) Spring
10 18 (3.60%) Spring Boot
11 17 (3.40%) Kafka
11 17 (3.40%) Redux
12 13 (2.60%) Celery
13 12 (2.40%) Flask
13 12 (2.40%) GatsbyJS
13 12 (2.40%) HTML5
14 11 (2.20%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.20%) Public Cloud
2 39 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.00%) Cloud Native
4 21 (4.20%) Social Network
5 18 (3.60%) Private Cloud
5 18 (3.60%) Virtual Team
6 16 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (1.40%) Life Science
9 7 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.40%) User Experience
10 6 (1.20%) PKI
11 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 185 (37.00%) Linux
2 94 (18.80%) Windows
3 30 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 29 (5.80%) Unix
5 17 (3.40%) CentOS
6 13 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.40%) Mesosphere
8 11 (2.20%) VMS
9 9 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.00%) Debian
11 2 (0.40%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (73.20%) DevOps
2 217 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (29.60%) Infrastructure as Code
4 107 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (21.20%) Configuration Management
6 72 (14.40%) Scrum
7 66 (13.20%) Deployment Automation
8 57 (11.40%) Fintech
9 56 (11.20%) Infrastructure Automation
10 50 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 50 (10.00%) Microservices
10 50 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 49 (9.80%) Machine Learning
12 48 (9.60%) Auto-Scaling
13 43 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (8.60%) SDLC
13 43 (8.60%) Test Automation
14 42 (8.40%) Migration
15 39 (7.80%) TDD
16 38 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 272 (54.40%) Python
2 119 (23.80%) Java
3 105 (21.00%) Bash Shell
4 99 (19.80%) PowerShell
5 92 (18.40%) JavaScript
6 66 (13.20%) Go
7 64 (12.80%) C#
8 60 (12.00%) SQL
9 32 (6.40%) Ruby
10 31 (6.20%) Shell Script
11 21 (4.20%) TypeScript
12 18 (3.60%) Groovy
13 17 (3.40%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.00%) C
14 10 (2.00%) C++
15 9 (1.80%) ES6
16 8 (1.60%) PHP
17 7 (1.40%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.80%) Java 8
18 4 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (12.60%) Degree
2 50 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 22 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.40%) CISSP
7 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.00%) OCP
8 5 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.80%) CCSP
9 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.80%) MCSE
9 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.60%) CISM
10 3 (0.60%) CSSLP
11 2 (0.40%) CCNA
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.00%) SLA
2 3 (0.60%) GDPR
2 3 (0.60%) NIST
3 2 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 261 (52.20%) Docker
2 17 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.80%) vSphere
6 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.60%) Xen
7 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.40%) vCloud
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.20%) Firmware
8 1 (0.20%) HDFS
8 1 (0.20%) KVM
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 315 (63.00%) Terraform
2 232 (46.40%) Kubernetes
3 200 (40.00%) Ansible
4 162 (32.40%) Puppet
5 152 (30.40%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.80%) Packer
6 24 (4.80%) Prometheus
7 22 (4.40%) Istio
8 13 (2.60%) Consul
8 13 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (2.40%) Automic
10 11 (2.20%) Nagios
11 9 (1.80%) Mesos
11 9 (1.80%) Salt
12 8 (1.60%) logstash
13 5 (1.00%) Grafana
13 5 (1.00%) Kibana
14 4 (0.80%) Scalr
15 3 (0.60%) Graylog
15 3 (0.60%) Marathon
Vendors
1 45 (9.00%) Google
2 44 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.40%) Splunk
4 26 (5.20%) VMware
5 18 (3.60%) Atlassian
6 14 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.20%) IBM
8 8 (1.60%) PagerDuty
9 7 (1.40%) Hitachi
9 7 (1.40%) SAP
10 6 (1.20%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.20%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.00%) HP
11 5 (1.00%) Perforce
11 5 (1.00%) Remedy
12 4 (0.80%) Cisco
12 4 (0.80%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.80%) New Relic
12 4 (0.80%) Palantir
12 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com