Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 538 800 1048
Rank change year-on-year +262 +248 +87
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 864 395 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.21% 1.49% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 707 303 205
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +1.85%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%

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 39,127 26,499 23,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.50% 15.68% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31,871 22,087 19,412
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,125 £27,525
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.11% -2.22% +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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 +243 823 £65,000 +8.33% 148
London +183 553 £67,500 +3.85% 98
UK excluding London +180 306 £60,000 +14.29% 57
North of England +65 113 £60,000 +20.00% 16
North West +36 79 £64,000 +28.00% 10
South East +22 64 £65,000 +13.04% 13
East of England +11 50 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Scotland -6 34 £68,750 - 4
Midlands +9 28 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire +35 27 £60,000 +4.35% 2
West Midlands +13 21 £62,500 +25.00% 4
South West -4 15 £55,000 -12.00% 5
North East -22 8 £50,000 +31.58% 4
East Midlands 0 7 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Wales +10 2 £47,500 +18.75% 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 841 (97.34%) Amazon AWS
2 653 (75.58%) DevOps
3 616 (71.30%) Linux
4 532 (61.57%) Python
5 466 (53.94%) Ansible
6 381 (44.10%) Jenkins
7 361 (41.78%) Terraform
8 358 (41.44%) Puppet
9 353 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
10 324 (37.50%) Docker
11 320 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
12 318 (36.81%) Amazon EC2
13 275 (31.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 246 (28.47%) Windows
15 243 (28.13%) Java
15 243 (28.13%) Git (software)
16 236 (27.31%) Configuration Management
17 226 (26.16%) Kubernetes
18 207 (23.96%) Amazon S3
19 201 (23.26%) Serverless
20 192 (22.22%) SQL
21 177 (20.49%) AWS Lambda
22 175 (20.25%) Bash Shell
23 164 (18.98%) Amazon RDS
24 151 (17.48%) Ruby
25 139 (16.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 136 (15.74%) IaaS
26 136 (15.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 135 (15.63%) Microservices
27 135 (15.63%) 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
1 103 (11.92%) Elasticsearch
2 91 (10.53%) Confluence
3 75 (8.68%) IIS
4 59 (6.83%) Apache
5 39 (4.51%) Tomcat
6 35 (4.05%) nginx
6 35 (4.05%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.85%) Drupal
8 15 (1.74%) WordPress
9 14 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (1.62%) Moodle
10 12 (1.39%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.39%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.69%) JBoss
12 5 (0.58%) CMS
12 5 (0.58%) Jetty
12 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 841 (97.34%) Amazon AWS
2 318 (36.81%) Amazon EC2
3 275 (31.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 207 (23.96%) Amazon S3
5 201 (23.26%) Serverless
6 177 (20.49%) AWS Lambda
7 136 (15.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 136 (15.74%) IaaS
8 122 (14.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 111 (12.85%) SaaS
10 99 (11.46%) Amazon ELB
11 93 (10.76%) Amazon SQS
12 86 (9.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 76 (8.80%) PaaS
14 63 (7.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 50 (5.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 49 (5.67%) Route 53
17 45 (5.21%) GitHub
18 44 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
19 39 (4.51%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 105 (12.15%) TCP/IP
2 92 (10.65%) DNS
3 65 (7.52%) Firewall
4 52 (6.02%) VPN
5 36 (4.17%) HTTP
6 25 (2.89%) LAN
6 25 (2.89%) SSL
6 25 (2.89%) WAN
7 21 (2.43%) Internet
8 20 (2.31%) DHCP
8 20 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
9 17 (1.97%) SAN
9 17 (1.97%) Wireless
10 14 (1.62%) BGP
10 14 (1.62%) OSPF
11 13 (1.50%) EIGRP
12 11 (1.27%) Network Security
13 7 (0.81%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.81%) VLAN
13 7 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (18.98%) Amazon RDS
2 87 (10.07%) NoSQL
3 74 (8.56%) MySQL
4 68 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (7.52%) MongoDB
6 63 (7.29%) SQL Server
7 40 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 36 (4.17%) Redis
9 34 (3.94%) Big Data
10 27 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 13 (1.50%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
13 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.04%) MarkLogic
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.93%) Event Store
16 7 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 381 (44.10%) Jenkins
2 243 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 139 (16.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 118 (13.66%) TeamCity
5 99 (11.46%) JIRA
6 97 (11.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 43 (4.98%) Vagrant
8 30 (3.47%) GitLab
9 20 (2.31%) Maven
10 18 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (1.97%) Gatling
11 17 (1.97%) Travis CI
12 16 (1.85%) git-flow
13 14 (1.62%) CircleCI
13 14 (1.62%) JMeter
14 13 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 13 (1.50%) SonarQube
15 12 (1.39%) GoCD
15 12 (1.39%) Hudson
16 11 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 66 (7.64%) Finance
2 50 (5.79%) Retail
3 29 (3.36%) Banking
3 29 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.55%) Publishing
5 21 (2.43%) Advertising
6 18 (2.08%) Games
7 13 (1.50%) Legal
8 7 (0.81%) Automotive
8 7 (0.81%) Marketing
9 3 (0.35%) Back Office
9 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 433 (50.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 198 (22.92%) AWS Engineer
3 166 (19.21%) AWS DevOps
4 159 (18.40%) Cloud Engineer
5 129 (14.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 81 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
7 76 (8.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 64 (7.41%) Architect
9 60 (6.94%) Developer
10 49 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
11 44 (5.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 42 (4.86%) AWS Architect
13 40 (4.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 37 (4.28%) Platform Engineer
15 33 (3.82%) Software Engineer
16 27 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 26 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
17 26 (3.01%) DevOps Manager
18 25 (2.89%) Consultant
19 24 (2.78%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (15.63%) Web Services
2 60 (6.94%) Elastic Stack
3 57 (6.60%) REST
4 47 (5.44%) .NET
5 45 (5.21%) LAMP
6 41 (4.75%) JSON
7 37 (4.28%) Node.js
8 32 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
9 31 (3.59%) LEMP Stack
10 29 (3.36%) HTML
11 28 (3.24%) NumPy
11 28 (3.24%) Pandas
11 28 (3.24%) scikit-learn
11 28 (3.24%) SciPy
12 24 (2.78%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.66%) Spring
14 22 (2.55%) RESTful
15 21 (2.43%) CSS
15 21 (2.43%) XML
16 19 (2.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.03%) Public Cloud
2 74 (8.56%) Private Cloud
3 47 (5.44%) Data Centre
4 46 (5.32%) Fintech
5 45 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
6 35 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 30 (3.47%) Replication
9 26 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (2.43%) Cloud Native
12 19 (2.20%) Semantic Web
12 19 (2.20%) User Experience
13 16 (1.85%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.62%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.50%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.27%) Clustering
17 10 (1.16%) Virtual Team
18 9 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 616 (71.30%) Linux
2 246 (28.47%) Windows
3 82 (9.49%) CentOS
4 71 (8.22%) Unix
5 67 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (5.90%) Windows Server
7 39 (4.51%) Ubuntu
8 26 (3.01%) Amazon Linux
9 17 (1.97%) CoreOS
10 15 (1.74%) Android
10 15 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.27%) DC/OS
13 9 (1.04%) Debian
14 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.35%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.12%) Fedora
17 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (75.58%) DevOps
2 353 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (27.31%) Configuration Management
4 135 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (15.63%) Microservices
5 108 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 104 (12.04%) Test Automation
7 82 (9.49%) Deployment Automation
8 78 (9.03%) E-Commerce
9 72 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 71 (8.22%) Open Source
10 71 (8.22%) Scrum
11 63 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (6.94%) Network Virtualisation
12 60 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (6.37%) Task Automation
14 52 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 52 (6.02%) TDD
15 49 (5.67%) High Availability
16 48 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 532 (61.57%) Python
2 243 (28.13%) Java
3 192 (22.22%) SQL
4 175 (20.25%) Bash Shell
5 151 (17.48%) Ruby
6 133 (15.39%) PowerShell
7 97 (11.23%) JavaScript
8 54 (6.25%) C#
9 45 (5.21%) Shell Script
10 42 (4.86%) Perl
11 30 (3.47%) Go
11 30 (3.47%) PHP
12 28 (3.24%) Scala
13 20 (2.31%) Lisp
14 19 (2.20%) Clojure
15 14 (1.62%) R
16 13 (1.50%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.93%) XQuery
18 7 (0.81%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 89 (10.30%) AWS Certification
2 48 (5.56%) Degree
3 22 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.85%) Sun Certification
6 15 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.46%) MCSE
8 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.35%) RHCE
10 2 (0.23%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.23%) MCSA
11 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.12%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.75%) QA
2 63 (7.29%) GCP
3 7 (0.81%) GDPR
4 6 (0.69%) SLA
5 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.35%) DICOM
6 3 (0.35%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 324 (37.50%) Docker
2 80 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 70 (8.10%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.39%) VirtualBox
7 9 (1.04%) LXC
8 8 (0.93%) HDFS
8 8 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.81%) Xen
10 5 (0.58%) etcd
10 5 (0.58%) Squid
11 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.35%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.35%) Varnish
11 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 466 (53.94%) Ansible
2 361 (41.78%) Terraform
3 358 (41.44%) Puppet
4 320 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
5 226 (26.16%) Kubernetes
6 91 (10.53%) Packer
7 57 (6.60%) Salt
8 43 (4.98%) Docker Swarm
9 31 (3.59%) Nagios
10 28 (3.24%) Kibana
11 26 (3.01%) logstash
12 24 (2.78%) Prometheus
13 15 (1.74%) Graphite
14 14 (1.62%) Check_MK
14 14 (1.62%) Grafana
15 12 (1.39%) Consul
16 11 (1.27%) Mesos
17 6 (0.69%) ZABBIX
18 4 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
19 3 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (11.00%) New Relic
2 89 (10.30%) Microsoft
3 86 (9.95%) Google
4 62 (7.18%) Splunk
5 60 (6.94%) Trend Micro
6 52 (6.02%) Red Hat
7 49 (5.67%) VMware
8 24 (2.78%) Cisco
9 23 (2.66%) Atlassian
9 23 (2.66%) CheckPoint
10 22 (2.55%) Oracle
11 18 (2.08%) hybris
12 15 (1.74%) PagerDuty
13 12 (1.39%) Citrix
14 11 (1.27%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.93%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.93%) LexisNexis
16 5 (0.58%) Capita
16 5 (0.58%) Percona
17 4 (0.46%) Hummingbird