Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 621 935 1145
Rank change year-on-year +314 +210 +53
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 668 287 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.97% 1.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 533 240 144
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,900 £37,725
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +20.00%

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 33827 24393 20417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.82% 13.04% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27848 20541 16937
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +306 645 £63,500 +5.83% 63
London +128 376 £67,500 +3.85% 33
UK excluding London +253 286 £55,000 +4.76% 33
North of England +108 113 £55,000 +37.50% 13
North West +56 78 £52,500 +31.25% 9
South East +85 65 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Midlands +46 39 £65,000 - 8
East of England +20 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +36 29 £65,000 - 7
Yorkshire +35 27 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South West +25 17 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Wales - 14 £55,242 - 1
East Midlands +32 10 £65,000 - 1
North East +5 8 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Scotland - 5 £67,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 651 (97.46%) Amazon AWS
2 507 (75.90%) DevOps
3 420 (62.87%) Linux
4 384 (57.49%) Puppet
5 347 (51.95%) Ansible
6 335 (50.15%) Python
7 317 (47.46%) Docker
8 310 (46.41%) Opscode Chef
9 290 (43.41%) Jenkins
10 264 (39.52%) Terraform
11 253 (37.87%) Amazon EC2
12 237 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
13 228 (34.13%) Configuration Management
14 194 (29.04%) Java
15 181 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 167 (25.00%) Kubernetes
17 165 (24.70%) Amazon S3
18 158 (23.65%) Amazon RDS
18 158 (23.65%) Windows
19 156 (23.35%) Ruby
20 153 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
21 152 (22.75%) Bash Shell
22 135 (20.21%) Web Services
23 123 (18.41%) PowerShell
24 121 (18.11%) Serverless
25 111 (16.62%) Git (software)
26 110 (16.47%) AWS Lambda
27 101 (15.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 100 (14.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
29 97 (14.52%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 81 (12.13%) Apache
2 55 (8.23%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (5.69%) IIS
4 30 (4.49%) OpenStack
4 30 (4.49%) Tomcat
5 28 (4.19%) nginx
6 23 (3.44%) Confluence
7 17 (2.54%) Apache Spark
8 15 (2.25%) CMS
9 12 (1.80%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.35%) Drupal
12 6 (0.90%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.90%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.60%) Jetty
14 3 (0.45%) JBoss
15 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.30%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 651 (97.46%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (37.87%) Amazon EC2
3 181 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 165 (24.70%) Amazon S3
5 121 (18.11%) Serverless
6 110 (16.47%) AWS Lambda
7 100 (14.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 97 (14.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 66 (9.88%) IaaS
10 59 (8.83%) Amazon SQS
10 59 (8.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 47 (7.04%) GitHub
12 44 (6.59%) Amazon ELB
13 43 (6.44%) SaaS
14 42 (6.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 42 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
15 40 (5.99%) Route 53
16 34 (5.09%) PaaS
17 25 (3.74%) Amazon Kinesis
17 25 (3.74%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.58%) Firewall
2 56 (8.38%) DNS
3 55 (8.23%) VPN
4 37 (5.54%) DHCP
5 24 (3.59%) TCP/IP
6 22 (3.29%) LDAP
7 21 (3.14%) Kerberos
8 20 (2.99%) VLAN
9 16 (2.40%) IPsec
10 12 (1.80%) SMS
11 11 (1.65%) HTTP
11 11 (1.65%) Internet
12 8 (1.20%) Network Security
12 8 (1.20%) Skype
13 6 (0.90%) PBX
13 6 (0.90%) PSTN
14 5 (0.75%) LAN
14 5 (0.75%) OpenVPN
15 4 (0.60%) MPLS
15 4 (0.60%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (23.65%) Amazon RDS
2 82 (12.28%) MySQL
3 68 (10.18%) Big Data
4 57 (8.53%) MongoDB
5 52 (7.78%) SQL Server
6 48 (7.19%) NoSQL
7 43 (6.44%) Hadoop
8 37 (5.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 30 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (4.49%) Redis
10 24 (3.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 21 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.50%) Amazon Aurora
13 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.75%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
15 4 (0.60%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.60%) OpenTSDB
15 4 (0.60%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 290 (43.41%) Jenkins
2 111 (16.62%) Git (software)
3 101 (15.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 58 (8.68%) JIRA
5 43 (6.44%) Hudson
6 39 (5.84%) TeamCity
7 37 (5.54%) Bitbucket
8 34 (5.09%) Maven
9 31 (4.64%) Vagrant
10 25 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (3.29%) GoCD
12 21 (3.14%) Selenium
12 21 (3.14%) SonarQube
13 19 (2.84%) Ant
13 19 (2.84%) Gradle
14 18 (2.69%) JUnit
14 18 (2.69%) Travis CI
15 10 (1.50%) Codeship
15 10 (1.50%) Gatling
15 10 (1.50%) Subversion
General
1 48 (7.19%) Finance
2 30 (4.49%) Marketing
3 28 (4.19%) Banking
4 23 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.25%) Advertising
5 15 (2.25%) Games
6 11 (1.65%) Retail
6 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.20%) Back Office
8 7 (1.05%) Electronics
9 6 (0.90%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Automotive
10 3 (0.45%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 301 (45.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 164 (24.55%) AWS DevOps
3 129 (19.31%) AWS Engineer
4 112 (16.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 93 (13.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 66 (9.88%) Senior DevOps
7 54 (8.08%) Architect
8 51 (7.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 49 (7.34%) Consultant
10 44 (6.59%) DevOps Consultant
11 41 (6.14%) Developer
12 37 (5.54%) AWS Consultant
12 37 (5.54%) Linux Engineer
13 36 (5.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 33 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 29 (4.34%) Cloud Architect
15 29 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (4.04%) Platform Engineer
17 26 (3.89%) AWS Architect
17 26 (3.89%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (20.21%) Web Services
2 64 (9.58%) Node.js
3 51 (7.63%) .NET
4 38 (5.69%) RESTful
5 30 (4.49%) Hibernate
6 27 (4.04%) Kafka
6 27 (4.04%) LAMP
7 26 (3.89%) JSON
8 23 (3.44%) ASP.NET
9 19 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
10 18 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (2.69%) REST
10 18 (2.69%) Spring
11 17 (2.54%) CSS
12 16 (2.40%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.40%) HTML
13 15 (2.25%) Dropwizard
14 14 (2.10%) jQuery
15 13 (1.95%) Memcached
15 13 (1.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.19%) Data Centre
1 48 (7.19%) Public Cloud
2 38 (5.69%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (4.49%) PKI
4 28 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.74%) Fintech
6 21 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.69%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.54%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.10%) Life Science
9 14 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.65%) User Experience
12 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.90%) BYOD
14 6 (0.90%) Digital TV
14 6 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.75%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 420 (62.87%) Linux
2 158 (23.65%) Windows
3 65 (9.73%) CentOS
4 64 (9.58%) Windows Server
5 50 (7.49%) Unix
6 46 (6.89%) Ubuntu
7 45 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (2.99%) Debian
10 10 (1.50%) Amazon Linux
11 8 (1.20%) Android
11 8 (1.20%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.75%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (75.90%) DevOps
2 237 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (34.13%) Configuration Management
4 153 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (12.57%) TDD
6 80 (11.98%) Microservices
7 77 (11.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 66 (9.88%) Test Automation
9 60 (8.98%) Software Engineering
10 59 (8.83%) ITIL
10 59 (8.83%) Open Source
11 57 (8.53%) E-Commerce
12 54 (8.08%) Continuous Deployment
13 52 (7.78%) Scrum
14 47 (7.04%) Auto-Scaling
14 47 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (6.74%) Migration
16 42 (6.29%) Mentoring
17 39 (5.84%) Task Automation
18 38 (5.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 335 (50.15%) Python
2 194 (29.04%) Java
3 156 (23.35%) Ruby
4 152 (22.75%) Bash Shell
5 123 (18.41%) PowerShell
6 78 (11.68%) Perl
7 68 (10.18%) SQL
8 61 (9.13%) JavaScript
9 56 (8.38%) PHP
10 46 (6.89%) C#
11 45 (6.74%) Go
12 22 (3.29%) VBScript
13 13 (1.95%) Scala
14 8 (1.20%) Groovy
15 7 (1.05%) C++
16 6 (0.90%) Clojure
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.60%) R
19 3 (0.45%) C
19 3 (0.45%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 33 (4.94%) Degree
2 29 (4.34%) AWS Certification
3 23 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.90%) CCNA
5 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.30%) RHCE
8 1 (0.15%) CISA
8 1 (0.15%) CISM
8 1 (0.15%) CISSP
8 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.59%) QA
2 18 (2.69%) GCP
3 7 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.60%) GDPR
4 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) PMBOK
System Software
1 317 (47.46%) Docker
2 45 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (3.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.50%) LXC
7 8 (1.20%) Xen
8 6 (0.90%) etcd
8 6 (0.90%) flannel
8 6 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.60%) Varnish
10 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 384 (57.49%) Puppet
2 347 (51.95%) Ansible
3 310 (46.41%) Opscode Chef
4 264 (39.52%) Terraform
5 167 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 62 (9.28%) Packer
7 41 (6.14%) Docker Swarm
7 41 (6.14%) Salt
8 32 (4.79%) SCOM
9 31 (4.64%) Mesos
10 30 (4.49%) Nagios
10 30 (4.49%) ZABBIX
11 22 (3.29%) Consul
11 22 (3.29%) SCCM
12 16 (2.40%) Kibana
13 15 (2.25%) logstash
13 15 (2.25%) rkt
14 14 (2.10%) Ambari
15 11 (1.65%) SCVMM
16 7 (1.05%) Munin
Vendors
1 66 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.19%) Google
2 48 (7.19%) VMware
3 33 (4.94%) Red Hat
4 29 (4.34%) Splunk
5 23 (3.44%) New Relic
6 19 (2.84%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.10%) Hortonworks
8 13 (1.95%) Citrix
8 13 (1.95%) Rackspace
9 12 (1.80%) hybris
10 11 (1.65%) AppDynamics
10 11 (1.65%) BMC
11 10 (1.50%) Cisco
12 8 (1.20%) Oracle
13 7 (1.05%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.05%) SAP
14 6 (0.90%) Juniper
14 6 (0.90%) NetApp
14 6 (0.90%) Sitecore