Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 964 1138
Rank change year-on-year +287 +174 +66
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 559 277 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.14% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.85% 1.17% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 458 239 145
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £43,235 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 30151 23607 19148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.13% 11.98% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24735 19954 15493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +291 541 £60,000 - 41
London +143 349 £65,000 +7.00% 25
UK excluding London +178 196 £55,000 - 16
North of England +34 66 £52,500 +23.53% 9
South East +102 48 £60,000 - 3
East of England +34 46 £52,500 -4.55% 3
North West +16 46 £50,000 +6.95% 5
Yorkshire +26 17 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South West +12 16 £46,000 -5.64%
Wales - 10 £55,242 -
Midlands +37 9 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +27 7 £65,000 - 1
North East +19 3 £65,000 +120.34% 2
East Midlands +22 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Scotland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 556 (99.46%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (68.87%) DevOps
3 357 (63.86%) Linux
4 293 (52.42%) Puppet
5 292 (52.24%) Python
6 254 (45.44%) Ansible
7 245 (43.83%) Docker
8 213 (38.10%) Amazon EC2
9 210 (37.57%) Jenkins
10 209 (37.39%) Opscode Chef
10 209 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
11 183 (32.74%) Terraform
12 169 (30.23%) Configuration Management
13 159 (28.44%) Amazon RDS
14 149 (26.65%) Bash Shell
15 143 (25.58%) Windows
16 141 (25.22%) Java
17 137 (24.51%) Ruby
18 135 (24.15%) Amazon S3
19 128 (22.90%) Web Services
20 127 (22.72%) Continuous Integration
21 124 (22.18%) Kubernetes
22 123 (22.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
23 115 (20.57%) Git (software)
24 111 (19.86%) PowerShell
25 105 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
26 89 (15.92%) AWS Lambda
27 83 (14.85%) MySQL
28 81 (14.49%) Microsoft
29 77 (13.77%) Scrum

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 74 (13.24%) Apache
2 51 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (7.87%) IIS
4 38 (6.80%) nginx
5 33 (5.90%) OpenStack
6 32 (5.72%) Confluence
7 25 (4.47%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.86%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.97%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.43%) Jetty
11 5 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.89%) JBoss
11 5 (0.89%) SAS
11 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.72%) Drupal
12 4 (0.72%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 556 (99.46%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (38.10%) Amazon EC2
3 135 (24.15%) Amazon S3
4 123 (22.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 105 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 89 (15.92%) AWS Lambda
7 76 (13.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 70 (12.52%) Amazon SQS
9 59 (10.55%) IaaS
10 44 (7.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 43 (7.69%) Route 53
12 39 (6.98%) Amazon ELB
12 39 (6.98%) PaaS
12 39 (6.98%) SaaS
13 37 (6.62%) Google Cloud Platform
14 23 (4.11%) Office 365
15 18 (3.22%) Datadog
16 16 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
17 15 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 14 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.20%) DNS
2 53 (9.48%) Firewall
3 33 (5.90%) DHCP
4 26 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.47%) VPN
6 19 (3.40%) LDAP
6 19 (3.40%) VLAN
7 17 (3.04%) Internet
7 17 (3.04%) Kerberos
7 17 (3.04%) Network Security
8 16 (2.86%) WAN
9 15 (2.68%) LAN
10 14 (2.50%) HTTP
11 13 (2.33%) SAN
12 11 (1.97%) PBX
12 11 (1.97%) PSTN
12 11 (1.97%) Skype
12 11 (1.97%) SMS
13 10 (1.79%) Unified Communications
13 10 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (28.44%) Amazon RDS
2 83 (14.85%) MySQL
3 51 (9.12%) MongoDB
4 39 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 32 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 27 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (4.65%) Big Data
9 25 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (3.94%) Redis
11 12 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (1.43%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.54%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.54%) Endeca
13 3 (0.54%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.36%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 210 (37.57%) Jenkins
2 115 (20.57%) Git (software)
3 64 (11.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 46 (8.23%) JIRA
5 43 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.22%) Maven
7 16 (2.86%) Vagrant
8 15 (2.68%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.33%) SonarQube
10 11 (1.97%) Gradle
10 11 (1.97%) Selenium
11 10 (1.79%) Hudson
12 9 (1.61%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.61%) Spock
13 8 (1.43%) Subversion
14 7 (1.25%) Appium
14 7 (1.25%) JUnit
14 7 (1.25%) TestNG
14 7 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (7.33%) Marketing
2 39 (6.98%) Finance
3 26 (4.65%) Advertising
4 15 (2.68%) Games
5 11 (1.97%) Retail
6 9 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.25%) Back Office
8 7 (1.25%) Electronics
8 7 (1.25%) Publishing
9 5 (0.89%) Music Industry
10 4 (0.72%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 259 (46.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 130 (23.26%) AWS Engineer
3 121 (21.65%) Cloud Engineer
4 109 (19.50%) AWS DevOps
5 82 (14.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 60 (10.73%) Senior DevOps
7 57 (10.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 55 (9.84%) Platform Engineer
9 54 (9.66%) Linux Engineer
10 51 (9.12%) Developer
11 44 (7.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 43 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 42 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 33 (5.90%) Architect
14 33 (5.90%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 27 (4.83%) Software Engineer
16 24 (4.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (4.29%) Consultant
17 20 (3.58%) DevOps Consultant
18 18 (3.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (22.90%) Web Services
2 61 (10.91%) Node.js
3 52 (9.30%) .NET
4 42 (7.51%) HTML
5 41 (7.33%) CSS
6 40 (7.16%) RESTful
7 37 (6.62%) LAMP
8 30 (5.37%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (4.29%) ASP.NET
9 24 (4.29%) jQuery
10 22 (3.94%) Spring
11 21 (3.76%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (2.86%) REST
13 15 (2.68%) JSON
14 14 (2.50%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.33%) Django
15 13 (2.33%) Kafka
15 13 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
15 13 (2.33%) XML
16 12 (2.15%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.41%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (5.72%) Data Centre
3 31 (5.55%) Public Cloud
4 30 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.01%) PKI
6 16 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.68%) Fintech
8 13 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.97%) BYOD
10 11 (1.97%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.97%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.97%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.97%) User Experience
11 8 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.43%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 357 (63.86%) Linux
2 143 (25.58%) Windows
3 72 (12.88%) Windows Server
4 46 (8.23%) CentOS
5 43 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 37 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (5.37%) Debian
9 25 (4.47%) Unix
10 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.25%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.36%) Android
15 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.18%) Fedora
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (68.87%) DevOps
2 209 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (30.23%) Configuration Management
4 127 (22.72%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (13.77%) Scrum
6 76 (13.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 66 (11.81%) TDD
8 63 (11.27%) Microservices
8 63 (11.27%) Software Engineering
9 57 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 53 (9.48%) ITIL
11 51 (9.12%) Continuous Deployment
12 50 (8.94%) Test Automation
13 45 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 44 (7.87%) Open Source
15 40 (7.16%) Auto-Scaling
16 38 (6.80%) Migration
16 38 (6.80%) Pair Programming
17 36 (6.44%) BDD
17 36 (6.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 292 (52.24%) Python
2 149 (26.65%) Bash Shell
3 141 (25.22%) Java
4 137 (24.51%) Ruby
5 111 (19.86%) PowerShell
6 76 (13.60%) Perl
7 63 (11.27%) JavaScript
8 60 (10.73%) C#
9 51 (9.12%) Go
10 50 (8.94%) SQL
11 45 (8.05%) PHP
12 17 (3.04%) Groovy
13 14 (2.50%) C++
13 14 (2.50%) VBScript
14 6 (1.07%) C
14 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.89%) Scala
16 4 (0.72%) AWK
16 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (5.37%) Degree
2 28 (5.01%) AWS Certification
3 16 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.25%) CCNA
6 7 (1.25%) CISM
6 7 (1.25%) CISSP
6 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.07%) CISA
8 5 (0.89%) GSLC
8 5 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.89%) MCP
8 5 (0.89%) MCSA
8 5 (0.89%) MCSE
8 5 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.11%) QA
2 13 (2.33%) GCP
2 13 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.89%) COBIT
4 5 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.72%) GDPR
5 4 (0.72%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 245 (43.83%) Docker
2 60 (10.73%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (4.47%) Hyper-V
5 23 (4.11%) etcd
6 21 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (3.22%) flannel
8 12 (2.15%) vSphere
9 10 (1.79%) Varnish
10 8 (1.43%) LXC
11 7 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.25%) Xen
12 6 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.54%) XenApp
15 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 293 (52.42%) Puppet
2 254 (45.44%) Ansible
3 209 (37.39%) Opscode Chef
4 183 (32.74%) Terraform
5 124 (22.18%) Kubernetes
6 50 (8.94%) Salt
7 39 (6.98%) Nagios
8 38 (6.80%) Consul
9 28 (5.01%) Packer
10 27 (4.83%) Mesos
11 24 (4.29%) SCCM
12 19 (3.40%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (3.40%) SCOM
13 18 (3.22%) HAProxy
13 18 (3.22%) Sysdig
14 14 (2.50%) Grafana
14 14 (2.50%) Kibana
14 14 (2.50%) logstash
14 14 (2.50%) ZABBIX
15 13 (2.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 81 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.59%) VMware
3 42 (7.51%) Google
4 27 (4.83%) Cisco
5 25 (4.47%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.11%) New Relic
7 22 (3.94%) Citrix
8 18 (3.22%) Atlassian
9 17 (3.04%) CheckPoint
9 17 (3.04%) Splunk
10 16 (2.86%) Oracle
11 10 (1.79%) NetApp
12 8 (1.43%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.25%) Juniper
13 7 (1.25%) SAP
13 7 (1.25%) Twitter
14 6 (1.07%) EMC
14 6 (1.07%) HP
14 6 (1.07%) Meraki
15 5 (0.89%) Trend Micro