Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 407 444 548
Rank change year-on-year +37 +104 +314
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 853 1,015 870
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 2.46% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 693 954 748
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -10.16% +28.00%

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 39,997 41,236 40,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.73% 27.67% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32,500 32,926 33,043
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 17 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 9 April 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 +43 802 £67,500 +3.85% 157
London +20 453 £80,000 +14.29% 76
UK excluding London +109 371 £60,000 +4.35% 91
North of England +45 146 £58,750 +2.17% 29
North West +28 91 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South East +77 86 £70,000 +27.27% 19
Yorkshire +75 53 £63,000 +26.00% 8
East of England +76 49 £57,500 -4.17% 14
Work from Home -40 45 £62,500 -3.85% 6
Midlands +24 37 £60,000 +9.09% 14
West Midlands +40 29 £62,500 +13.64% 14
Scotland +53 22 £57,500 -4.17% 8
South West +37 16 £53,750 -14.00% 5
Wales -10 14 £58,750 +30.56% 2
East Midlands +31 8 £60,000 +9.09%
North East +3 2 £63,519 +5.87% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 820 (96.13%) AWS
2 578 (67.76%) DevOps
3 559 (65.53%) Terraform
4 448 (52.52%) Docker
5 387 (45.37%) Python
6 363 (42.56%) Kubernetes
7 345 (40.45%) Ansible
8 332 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
9 318 (37.28%) Linux
10 315 (36.93%) Serverless
11 283 (33.18%) Azure
12 275 (32.24%) Amazon EC2
13 271 (31.77%) Jenkins
14 265 (31.07%) Puppet
15 261 (30.60%) AWS Lambda
16 248 (29.07%) Infrastructure as Code
17 238 (27.90%) Opscode Chef
18 223 (26.14%) Amazon S3
19 222 (26.03%) Amazon ECS
20 191 (22.39%) Finance
21 187 (21.92%) Java
21 187 (21.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
22 172 (20.16%) GCP
23 169 (19.81%) Git (software)
24 166 (19.46%) Bash Shell
25 162 (18.99%) PowerShell
26 154 (18.05%) Configuration Management
27 142 (16.65%) Amazon RDS
28 141 (16.53%) Windows
29 140 (16.41%) JavaScript

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 62 (7.27%) Confluence
2 43 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.58%) IIS
4 17 (1.99%) Apache
5 14 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.17%) nginx
8 8 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.82%) JBoss
10 6 (0.70%) SAS
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.47%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.12%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Windchill
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 820 (96.13%) AWS
2 315 (36.93%) Serverless
3 283 (33.18%) Azure
4 275 (32.24%) Amazon EC2
5 261 (30.60%) AWS Lambda
6 223 (26.14%) Amazon S3
7 222 (26.03%) Amazon ECS
8 187 (21.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 172 (20.16%) GCP
10 129 (15.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 91 (10.67%) PaaS
12 88 (10.32%) Amazon EKS
12 88 (10.32%) IaaS
13 77 (9.03%) SaaS
14 72 (8.44%) OpenShift
15 71 (8.32%) Amazon ELB
16 70 (8.21%) GitHub
17 61 (7.15%) AWS CodePipeline
18 47 (5.51%) AWS Fargate
19 45 (5.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.45%) VPN
2 49 (5.74%) Firewall
3 36 (4.22%) DNS
4 22 (2.58%) Network Security
5 17 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.88%) DHCP
7 14 (1.64%) WAN
8 13 (1.52%) Internet
9 12 (1.41%) SAN
10 11 (1.29%) VLAN
11 8 (0.94%) LAN
12 7 (0.82%) HTTP
13 6 (0.70%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.70%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.70%) VoIP
14 4 (0.47%) OSPF
14 4 (0.47%) SSH
15 3 (0.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.65%) Amazon RDS
2 110 (12.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 47 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (5.39%) MySQL
5 37 (4.34%) SQL Server
6 30 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
7 25 (2.93%) Redis
8 24 (2.81%) NoSQL
9 23 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
10 22 (2.58%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
12 12 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.06%) Big Data
14 9 (1.06%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.94%) Text Mining
16 5 (0.59%) Amazon QuickSight
16 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 271 (31.77%) Jenkins
2 169 (19.81%) Git (software)
3 93 (10.90%) JIRA
4 60 (7.03%) Bitbucket
5 57 (6.68%) GitLab
6 49 (5.74%) Maven
7 46 (5.39%) CircleCI
8 37 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 32 (3.75%) Selenium
10 28 (3.28%) Cucumber
10 28 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (3.17%) Artifactory
12 26 (3.05%) webpack
13 25 (2.93%) TeamCity
14 22 (2.58%) Gradle
14 22 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (2.46%) JMeter
16 20 (2.34%) Babel
17 15 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (1.52%) SonarQube
General
1 191 (22.39%) Finance
2 74 (8.68%) Banking
3 32 (3.75%) Retail
4 22 (2.58%) Front Office
5 20 (2.34%) Public Sector
6 16 (1.88%) Games
6 16 (1.88%) Marketing
7 13 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.29%) Advertising
8 11 (1.29%) Back Office
8 11 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.94%) Law
10 5 (0.59%) Legal
11 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.23%) Local Government
12 2 (0.23%) Police
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (36.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 224 (26.26%) AWS Engineer
3 157 (18.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 125 (14.65%) Developer
5 101 (11.84%) AWS DevOps
6 88 (10.32%) Architect
7 87 (10.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 64 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
9 48 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
10 47 (5.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 46 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 43 (5.04%) Cloud Architect
13 37 (4.34%) Azure Engineer
13 37 (4.34%) Python Engineer
14 34 (3.99%) Software Engineer
15 33 (3.87%) Consultant
16 32 (3.75%) AWS Developer
16 32 (3.75%) Senior Developer
17 31 (3.63%) Lead DevOps
18 30 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.36%) Node.js
2 125 (14.65%) Web Services
3 81 (9.50%) React
4 66 (7.74%) AngularJS
5 56 (6.57%) REST
6 54 (6.33%) .NET
7 46 (5.39%) CSS
8 44 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
9 40 (4.69%) JSON
10 33 (3.87%) Vue.js
11 30 (3.52%) HTML
12 24 (2.81%) Sass
12 24 (2.81%) Spring
13 23 (2.70%) GraphQL
13 23 (2.70%) Swagger
14 20 (2.34%) Fusebox
15 19 (2.23%) Lambda Expressions
16 18 (2.11%) Redux
17 17 (1.99%) RESTful
18 16 (1.88%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 121 (14.19%) Public Cloud
2 61 (7.15%) Cloud Native
3 42 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 40 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.10%) Private Cloud
6 27 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (2.93%) Fixed Income
7 25 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (2.11%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Cloud
11 16 (1.88%) Social Network
12 14 (1.64%) Life Science
13 13 (1.52%) PKI
14 9 (1.06%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.06%) User Experience
15 7 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 318 (37.28%) Linux
2 141 (16.53%) Windows
3 39 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 32 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.63%) Unix
5 31 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.81%) CentOS
7 15 (1.76%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.64%) Android
9 10 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.17%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.06%) Debian
10 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.70%) VMS
12 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.47%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.47%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (67.76%) DevOps
2 332 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (29.07%) Infrastructure as Code
4 154 (18.05%) Configuration Management
5 112 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (11.84%) Infrastructure Automation
7 98 (11.49%) Microservices
8 94 (11.02%) Scrum
9 88 (10.32%) Migration
10 81 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 79 (9.26%) Fintech
12 77 (9.03%) Software Engineering
13 75 (8.79%) TDD
14 72 (8.44%) Test Automation
15 71 (8.32%) ITIL
16 65 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 63 (7.39%) Deployment Automation
18 53 (6.21%) BDD
19 52 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
19 52 (6.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 387 (45.37%) Python
2 187 (21.92%) Java
3 166 (19.46%) Bash Shell
4 162 (18.99%) PowerShell
5 140 (16.41%) JavaScript
6 80 (9.38%) Go
7 77 (9.03%) SQL
8 56 (6.57%) Ruby
9 51 (5.98%) C#
10 46 (5.39%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.10%) TypeScript
12 34 (3.99%) C
13 19 (2.23%) R
14 16 (1.88%) Scala
15 15 (1.76%) PHP
16 12 (1.41%) ES6
17 9 (1.06%) Perl
18 8 (0.94%) Groovy
18 8 (0.94%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 86 (10.08%) AWS Certification
2 84 (9.85%) Degree
3 44 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.52%) MCSE
9 12 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.06%) CCNA
11 8 (0.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (0.94%) CISSP
12 7 (0.82%) CCSP
12 7 (0.82%) MCSA
13 6 (0.70%) MCP
14 4 (0.47%) OCP
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.99%) SLA
2 13 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.29%) QA
4 7 (0.82%) GDPR
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.12%) NCSC
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 448 (52.52%) Docker
2 45 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.22%) Active Directory
4 26 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.88%) XenApp
7 11 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.17%) vSphere
9 6 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.59%) Xen
11 4 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.35%) LXC
12 3 (0.35%) vCloud
12 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.35%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.12%) IAG
13 1 (0.12%) iptables
13 1 (0.12%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 559 (65.53%) Terraform
2 363 (42.56%) Kubernetes
3 345 (40.45%) Ansible
4 265 (31.07%) Puppet
5 238 (27.90%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (6.92%) Packer
7 31 (3.63%) Nagios
8 23 (2.70%) Istio
8 23 (2.70%) Prometheus
9 18 (2.11%) Kibana
9 18 (2.11%) Rancher
9 18 (2.11%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.99%) SCCM
11 15 (1.76%) Grafana
12 13 (1.52%) logstash
13 12 (1.41%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (1.29%) HP SiteScope
14 11 (1.29%) SCOM
15 10 (1.17%) SCOrch
15 10 (1.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (13.25%) Google
2 91 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 57 (6.68%) VMware
4 36 (4.22%) Splunk
5 35 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.05%) Citrix
7 25 (2.93%) HP
8 24 (2.81%) SaltStack
9 23 (2.70%) Cisco
10 21 (2.46%) Oracle
11 20 (2.34%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.76%) Perforce
13 14 (1.64%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.06%) Dynatrace
15 7 (0.82%) Aruba
15 7 (0.82%) Juniper
15 7 (0.82%) NETGEAR
16 6 (0.70%) Cognizant
16 6 (0.70%) IBM
16 6 (0.70%) Veeam