Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 397 438 628
Rank change year-on-year +41 +190 +300
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 911 1,015 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.68% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 2.60% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 662 870 505
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,426 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +26.32%

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 42,053 38,988 36,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.54% 26.07% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34,165 31,098 29,813
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 January 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 16 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 January 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 +39 875 £70,000 +7.69% 208
London +43 526 £75,000 +7.14% 101
UK excluding London +6 346 £60,000 +4.35% 121
North of England -9 110 £57,500 -2.13% 42
South East +57 93 £70,000 +27.27% 22
North West -33 69 £55,000 -8.33% 26
Midlands +8 46 £70,000 +27.27% 20
East of England +79 44 £62,500 +8.70% 16
West Midlands -17 37 £70,000 +27.27% 14
Yorkshire +42 36 £62,750 +39.44% 13
South West +8 26 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Scotland +37 13 £58,750 -2.08% 10
Wales -3 11 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East Midlands +17 9 £72,500 +31.82% 6
North East +3 5 £57,275 +4.14% 3
Northern Ireland +7 3 £60,000 -4.00%

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 864 (94.84%) AWS
2 688 (75.52%) DevOps
3 586 (64.32%) Terraform
4 513 (56.31%) Docker
5 492 (54.01%) Python
6 421 (46.21%) Kubernetes
7 419 (45.99%) Ansible
8 367 (40.29%) Linux
9 351 (38.53%) Puppet
10 342 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
11 330 (36.22%) Infrastructure as Code
12 318 (34.91%) Jenkins
13 301 (33.04%) Amazon EC2
14 294 (32.27%) Serverless
15 292 (32.05%) Azure
16 277 (30.41%) Opscode Chef
17 269 (29.53%) Amazon S3
18 253 (27.77%) AWS Lambda
19 244 (26.78%) Java
20 222 (24.37%) Finance
21 213 (23.38%) PowerShell
22 206 (22.61%) Configuration Management
23 197 (21.62%) Amazon RDS
24 193 (21.19%) Amazon ECS
25 188 (20.64%) Bash Shell
26 187 (20.53%) Web Services
27 165 (18.11%) GCP
27 165 (18.11%) Windows
28 152 (16.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
29 139 (15.26%) Git (software)

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 59 (6.48%) Confluence
2 40 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (4.06%) IIS
4 30 (3.29%) nginx
5 19 (2.09%) Apache
5 19 (2.09%) OpenStack
6 17 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.77%) JBoss
8 6 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.33%) Jetty
10 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.22%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.22%) Mule
12 1 (0.11%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 864 (94.84%) AWS
2 301 (33.04%) Amazon EC2
3 294 (32.27%) Serverless
4 292 (32.05%) Azure
5 269 (29.53%) Amazon S3
6 253 (27.77%) AWS Lambda
7 193 (21.19%) Amazon ECS
8 165 (18.11%) GCP
9 152 (16.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 115 (12.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 107 (11.75%) OpenShift
12 80 (8.78%) IaaS
12 80 (8.78%) PaaS
13 73 (8.01%) Amazon SQS
14 70 (7.68%) GitHub
15 63 (6.92%) Amazon ELB
16 61 (6.70%) SaaS
17 55 (6.04%) Amazon EKS
18 50 (5.49%) Route 53
19 38 (4.17%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.71%) Firewall
2 43 (4.72%) VPN
3 25 (2.74%) DNS
4 14 (1.54%) SSL
4 14 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.32%) DHCP
6 11 (1.21%) Internet
7 9 (0.99%) HTTP
8 6 (0.66%) WAN
9 5 (0.55%) AMQP
9 5 (0.55%) Network Security
10 3 (0.33%) DSL
10 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.33%) LAN
10 3 (0.33%) SNMP
11 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.11%) DMZ
12 1 (0.11%) FTP
12 1 (0.11%) SAN
12 1 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (21.62%) Amazon RDS
2 132 (14.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 64 (7.03%) MySQL
4 54 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (5.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 47 (5.16%) SQL Server
7 39 (4.28%) NoSQL
8 34 (3.73%) Redis
9 28 (3.07%) MongoDB
9 28 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 18 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
12 14 (1.54%) Big Data
13 13 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.43%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.21%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (1.10%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.66%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 318 (34.91%) Jenkins
2 139 (15.26%) Git (software)
3 92 (10.10%) JIRA
4 63 (6.92%) Artifactory
4 63 (6.92%) CircleCI
5 62 (6.81%) GitLab
5 62 (6.81%) TeamCity
6 54 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 50 (5.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 49 (5.38%) Bitbucket
8 49 (5.38%) Selenium
9 38 (4.17%) Maven
10 33 (3.62%) Cucumber
10 33 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (3.29%) JMeter
13 29 (3.18%) SonarQube
14 28 (3.07%) Travis CI
15 26 (2.85%) IBM UrbanCode
16 25 (2.74%) Gradle
General
1 222 (24.37%) Finance
2 72 (7.90%) Banking
3 49 (5.38%) Front Office
4 29 (3.18%) Public Sector
5 27 (2.96%) Retail
6 24 (2.63%) Advertising
7 21 (2.31%) Back Office
7 21 (2.31%) Marketing
8 17 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.65%) Publishing
10 12 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.99%) Games
12 8 (0.88%) Electronics
13 7 (0.77%) Law
14 6 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.66%) Legal
15 5 (0.55%) Billing
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 378 (41.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 208 (22.83%) AWS Engineer
3 174 (19.10%) Cloud Engineer
4 130 (14.27%) Developer
5 115 (12.62%) AWS DevOps
6 104 (11.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 93 (10.21%) Architect
8 85 (9.33%) Senior DevOps
9 78 (8.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 66 (7.24%) Python Engineer
11 60 (6.59%) Software Engineer
12 57 (6.26%) Cloud Architect
13 54 (5.93%) AWS Developer
14 50 (5.49%) Consultant
15 48 (5.27%) Platform Engineer
16 44 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 43 (4.72%) Senior Developer
18 39 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
19 38 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
20 35 (3.84%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (20.53%) Web Services
2 99 (10.87%) Node.js
3 63 (6.92%) Elastic Stack
4 54 (5.93%) JSON
5 49 (5.38%) REST
6 40 (4.39%) AngularJS
7 39 (4.28%) React
8 38 (4.17%) .NET
9 34 (3.73%) CSS
10 31 (3.40%) HTML
11 29 (3.18%) Kafka
12 21 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (2.31%) Spring
13 20 (2.20%) RESTful
14 19 (2.09%) boto
15 18 (1.98%) J2EE
16 16 (1.76%) J2SE
17 15 (1.65%) Vue.js
18 14 (1.54%) Laravel
19 13 (1.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 126 (13.83%) Public Cloud
2 87 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (6.26%) Self-Motivation
4 51 (5.60%) Fixed Income
5 48 (5.27%) Data Centre
5 48 (5.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 44 (4.83%) Private Cloud
7 36 (3.95%) Cloud Native
8 35 (3.84%) Linux Command Line
9 28 (3.07%) PlayStation
10 27 (2.96%) Mobile App
11 25 (2.74%) User Experience
12 24 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (2.63%) Social Network
13 22 (2.41%) PKI
14 17 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
14 17 (1.87%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.21%) Management Information System
17 9 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 367 (40.29%) Linux
2 165 (18.11%) Windows
3 44 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (3.84%) Unix
5 30 (3.29%) CentOS
6 25 (2.74%) Mesosphere
7 24 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.31%) Android
8 21 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.31%) Windows Server
9 19 (2.09%) Debian
10 17 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.65%) VMS
12 8 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.88%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.44%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.44%) Fedora
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (75.52%) DevOps
2 342 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (36.22%) Infrastructure as Code
4 206 (22.61%) Configuration Management
5 136 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (13.83%) Software Engineering
7 124 (13.61%) Test Automation
8 104 (11.42%) Migration
9 101 (11.09%) Microservices
10 96 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 84 (9.22%) Infrastructure Automation
12 82 (9.00%) ITIL
13 80 (8.78%) Fintech
14 72 (7.90%) Auto-Scaling
15 71 (7.79%) Asset Management
16 69 (7.57%) TDD
17 68 (7.46%) Open Source
18 67 (7.35%) Scrum
19 62 (6.81%) Load Balancing
20 59 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 492 (54.01%) Python
2 244 (26.78%) Java
3 213 (23.38%) PowerShell
4 188 (20.64%) Bash Shell
5 117 (12.84%) JavaScript
6 115 (12.62%) Go
7 88 (9.66%) SQL
8 72 (7.90%) Ruby
9 64 (7.03%) Shell Script
10 56 (6.15%) C#
11 54 (5.93%) R
12 35 (3.84%) Scala
13 34 (3.73%) C
14 26 (2.85%) TypeScript
15 25 (2.74%) PHP
16 16 (1.76%) Perl
17 15 (1.65%) Java 8
18 10 (1.10%) Kotlin
19 8 (0.88%) ES6
19 8 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (9.11%) Degree
2 82 (9.00%) AWS Certification
3 56 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.55%) MCSA
9 2 (0.22%) CCNA
9 2 (0.22%) CCNP
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.22%) ISEB
9 2 (0.22%) LPIC
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) PhD
9 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.22%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.84%) QA
2 19 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.33%) NCSC
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.11%) NIST
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 513 (56.31%) Docker
2 46 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 46 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 32 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.43%) XenApp
5 12 (1.32%) Xen
6 10 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (0.77%) OpenSSH
9 6 (0.66%) HDFS
9 6 (0.66%) iptables
10 3 (0.33%) LXC
11 2 (0.22%) vSphere
12 1 (0.11%) IAG
12 1 (0.11%) KVM
12 1 (0.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.11%) pfSense
12 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 586 (64.32%) Terraform
2 421 (46.21%) Kubernetes
3 419 (45.99%) Ansible
4 351 (38.53%) Puppet
5 277 (30.41%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (9.11%) Packer
7 45 (4.94%) Prometheus
8 43 (4.72%) Consul
9 42 (4.61%) Nagios
9 42 (4.61%) Rancher
10 29 (3.18%) Istio
11 28 (3.07%) ZABBIX
12 25 (2.74%) Automic
13 20 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
13 20 (2.20%) Salt
14 19 (2.09%) Mesos
15 16 (1.76%) Grafana
16 13 (1.43%) SCOM
17 12 (1.32%) Kibana
17 12 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (11.09%) Google
2 94 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 62 (6.81%) VMware
4 58 (6.37%) Splunk
5 44 (4.83%) Red Hat
6 39 (4.28%) SaltStack
7 35 (3.84%) Citrix
8 22 (2.41%) AppDynamics
9 20 (2.20%) Perforce
10 19 (2.09%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.65%) Oracle
12 14 (1.54%) Dynatrace
13 11 (1.21%) HP
14 10 (1.10%) New Relic
15 8 (0.88%) SAP
15 8 (0.88%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.77%) Informatica
16 7 (0.77%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.77%) Remedy
17 6 (0.66%) Cloudera