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

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 338 423 515
Rank change year-on-year +85 +92 +225
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 674 1,083 971
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.41% 2.48% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 530 909 849
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +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 28,015 43,650 42,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.97% 29.66% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,854 35,428 34,530
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

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 July 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 July 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 +61 626 £65,000 - 112
London +38 378 £80,000 +14.29% 58
UK excluding London +139 278 £55,000 -8.33% 68
North of England +159 125 £55,000 +4.76% 33
North West +107 71 £59,000 -1.67% 15
Yorkshire +128 51 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East +86 51 £67,500 +3.85% 3
East of England +85 32 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Work from Home -32 27 £60,000 -7.69% 27
Scotland +100 23 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Midlands +54 22 £52,500 -8.70% 10
West Midlands +75 18 £52,500 -16.00% 7
South West +53 15 £50,500 -15.83% 5
Wales +22 9 £57,500 +27.78% 3
East Midlands +49 4 £55,000 - 3
North East +25 3 £50,000 -7.41% 6
Northern Ireland +23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 641 (95.10%) AWS
2 452 (67.06%) DevOps
3 420 (62.31%) Terraform
4 353 (52.37%) Docker
5 325 (48.22%) Python
6 293 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
6 293 (43.47%) Kubernetes
7 269 (39.91%) Ansible
8 254 (37.69%) Serverless
9 235 (34.87%) Linux
10 231 (34.27%) Jenkins
11 222 (32.94%) Azure
12 197 (29.23%) AWS Lambda
13 190 (28.19%) Puppet
14 181 (26.85%) Infrastructure as Code
15 178 (26.41%) Amazon EC2
16 173 (25.67%) Opscode Chef
17 150 (22.26%) Amazon S3
18 145 (21.51%) Git (software)
18 145 (21.51%) Bash Shell
19 141 (20.92%) Java
20 138 (20.47%) Amazon ECS
21 135 (20.03%) GCP
21 135 (20.03%) Finance
22 130 (19.29%) JavaScript
23 118 (17.51%) PowerShell
24 113 (16.77%) Configuration Management
25 112 (16.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
26 110 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
27 109 (16.17%) Node.js

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 43 (6.38%) Confluence
2 35 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.37%) Apache
4 15 (2.23%) OpenStack
5 14 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (1.48%) CloudStack
7 9 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.89%) SAS
9 5 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.30%) IIS
11 2 (0.30%) nginx
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.15%) JBoss
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 641 (95.10%) AWS
2 254 (37.69%) Serverless
3 222 (32.94%) Azure
4 197 (29.23%) AWS Lambda
5 178 (26.41%) Amazon EC2
6 150 (22.26%) Amazon S3
7 138 (20.47%) Amazon ECS
8 135 (20.03%) GCP
9 112 (16.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 88 (13.06%) SaaS
11 87 (12.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 77 (11.42%) Amazon EKS
13 71 (10.53%) IaaS
14 70 (10.39%) PaaS
15 69 (10.24%) AWS CodePipeline
16 61 (9.05%) Amazon ELB
17 41 (6.08%) GitHub
18 34 (5.04%) AWS Fargate
19 33 (4.90%) AWS CodeDeploy
20 30 (4.45%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.12%) VPN
2 41 (6.08%) Firewall
3 31 (4.60%) DNS
4 19 (2.82%) Network Security
5 14 (2.08%) Internet
5 14 (2.08%) SAN
6 13 (1.93%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.78%) VLAN
7 12 (1.78%) WAN
8 9 (1.34%) LAN
9 8 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.04%) DHCP
11 6 (0.89%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (0.89%) HTTP
11 6 (0.89%) OSPF
11 6 (0.89%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.89%) VoIP
12 5 (0.74%) SSH
13 4 (0.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 78 (11.57%) Amazon RDS
3 54 (8.01%) MySQL
4 39 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (4.15%) SQL Server
6 24 (3.56%) Redis
7 22 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.26%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (2.37%) Big Data
10 14 (2.08%) Amazon Athena
11 13 (1.93%) Amazon Aurora
12 12 (1.78%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.63%) Text Mining
14 7 (1.04%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.59%) BigQuery
17 3 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
17 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 231 (34.27%) Jenkins
2 145 (21.51%) Git (software)
3 68 (10.09%) JIRA
4 51 (7.57%) Bitbucket
5 34 (5.04%) Maven
6 30 (4.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 29 (4.30%) GitLab
8 27 (4.01%) TeamCity
9 25 (3.71%) webpack
10 23 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (2.97%) Babel
12 19 (2.82%) CircleCI
12 19 (2.82%) Selenium
12 19 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (2.67%) Gradle
14 16 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (2.37%) Travis CI
15 15 (2.23%) Cucumber
16 14 (2.08%) Codeship
17 9 (1.34%) GoCD
General
1 135 (20.03%) Finance
2 58 (8.61%) Banking
3 18 (2.67%) Games
4 17 (2.52%) Retail
4 17 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.23%) Marketing
6 13 (1.93%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.63%) Law
8 9 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.19%) Front Office
10 6 (0.89%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.59%) Automotive
11 4 (0.59%) Police
12 3 (0.45%) Electronics
12 3 (0.45%) Local Government
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Military
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 257 (38.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 162 (24.04%) AWS Engineer
3 103 (15.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 97 (14.39%) Developer
5 95 (14.09%) AWS DevOps
6 76 (11.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 76 (11.28%) Platform Engineer
7 48 (7.12%) Senior DevOps
8 45 (6.68%) Architect
9 44 (6.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 36 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (4.45%) Consultant
12 29 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 27 (4.01%) Node.js Developer
14 25 (3.71%) Lead DevOps
15 24 (3.56%) Python Engineer
16 23 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 23 (3.41%) React Developer
17 22 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
18 19 (2.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (16.17%) Node.js
2 85 (12.61%) React
3 72 (10.68%) AngularJS
4 58 (8.61%) .NET
5 54 (8.01%) Web Services
6 53 (7.86%) REST
7 48 (7.12%) CSS
8 38 (5.64%) Elastic Stack
9 34 (5.04%) Vue.js
10 30 (4.45%) HTML
11 27 (4.01%) Swagger
12 26 (3.86%) Redux
12 26 (3.86%) Sass
13 24 (3.56%) Spring
14 23 (3.41%) GraphQL
15 20 (2.97%) Express
15 20 (2.97%) Fusebox
15 20 (2.97%) Lambda Expressions
16 19 (2.82%) Spring Boot
17 17 (2.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.20%) Public Cloud
2 75 (11.13%) Cloud Native
3 42 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.12%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.82%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.52%) Life Science
9 15 (2.23%) Social Network
10 12 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.34%) PKI
12 9 (1.34%) User Experience
13 7 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 235 (34.87%) Linux
2 109 (16.17%) Windows
3 34 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 29 (4.30%) CentOS
5 26 (3.86%) Unix
6 18 (2.67%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.93%) VMS
9 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.04%) Android
11 6 (0.89%) Mesosphere
11 6 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.74%) Debian
13 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.30%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (67.06%) DevOps
2 293 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (26.85%) Infrastructure as Code
4 113 (16.77%) Configuration Management
5 110 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (14.09%) Infrastructure Automation
7 89 (13.20%) Scrum
8 79 (11.72%) Continuous Delivery
9 77 (11.42%) Microservices
10 72 (10.68%) Deployment Automation
11 69 (10.24%) Fintech
12 60 (8.90%) TDD
13 58 (8.61%) Test Automation
14 56 (8.31%) Migration
14 56 (8.31%) Software Engineering
15 55 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (7.86%) BDD
17 47 (6.97%) Machine Learning
18 46 (6.82%) Task Automation
19 45 (6.68%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 325 (48.22%) Python
2 145 (21.51%) Bash Shell
3 141 (20.92%) Java
4 130 (19.29%) JavaScript
5 118 (17.51%) PowerShell
6 64 (9.50%) Go
7 61 (9.05%) C#
8 53 (7.86%) SQL
9 46 (6.82%) Shell Script
10 36 (5.34%) Ruby
10 36 (5.34%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.82%) Groovy
12 13 (1.93%) C
13 10 (1.48%) ES6
14 9 (1.34%) PHP
15 8 (1.19%) Perl
15 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.89%) Scala
16 6 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (11.13%) Degree
2 66 (9.79%) AWS Certification
3 21 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.93%) MCSE
8 12 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 10 (1.48%) CISSP
10 9 (1.34%) CCSP
10 9 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.04%) CCNA
11 7 (1.04%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.89%) MCP
12 6 (0.89%) MCSA
13 5 (0.74%) OCP
13 5 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.15%) SLA
2 8 (1.19%) GDPR
3 6 (0.89%) QA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) NCSC
5 1 (0.15%) NIST
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 353 (52.37%) Docker
2 35 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.34%) vSphere
5 8 (1.19%) XenApp
6 7 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.74%) vCloud
8 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.74%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) LXC
11 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 420 (62.31%) Terraform
2 293 (43.47%) Kubernetes
3 269 (39.91%) Ansible
4 190 (28.19%) Puppet
5 173 (25.67%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (4.75%) Packer
7 23 (3.41%) Prometheus
8 18 (2.67%) Nagios
9 15 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (2.23%) Istio
10 13 (1.93%) Kibana
11 11 (1.63%) logstash
12 10 (1.48%) Grafana
13 8 (1.19%) Consul
13 8 (1.19%) SCCM
14 7 (1.04%) Mesos
14 7 (1.04%) Rancher
15 6 (0.89%) Automic
15 6 (0.89%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 85 (12.61%) Google
2 72 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.82%) VMware
4 33 (4.90%) Splunk
5 23 (3.41%) Cisco
6 20 (2.97%) HP
6 20 (2.97%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.37%) Fortinet
8 14 (2.08%) Oracle
9 11 (1.63%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.48%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.19%) Citrix
11 8 (1.19%) IBM
11 8 (1.19%) PagerDuty
11 8 (1.19%) Perforce
12 7 (1.04%) Aruba
12 7 (1.04%) Juniper
12 7 (1.04%) NETGEAR
13 6 (0.89%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.89%) Veeam