Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 402 480 649
Rank change year-on-year +78 +169 +317
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,055 996 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.43% 2.46% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 715 862 497
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £44,426 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 43,460 40,511 33,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.73% 24.77% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35,412 32,722 27,318
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +92 1,025 £70,000 +7.69% 202
London +99 640 £72,500 +3.57% 105
UK excluding London +20 376 £60,000 - 110
South East +69 125 £65,000 +8.33% 23
North of England -78 91 £55,000 -8.33% 36
Midlands +16 59 £70,000 +30.23% 13
North West -32 58 £55,000 -8.33% 16
South West +29 44 £57,500 +2.22% 12
East of England +70 39 £57,500 -4.17% 13
West Midlands +4 38 £70,000 +30.23% 7
Yorkshire -12 28 £50,000 +5.26% 17
East Midlands +44 21 £56,750 -5.42% 4
Wales +12 7 £40,000 -42.86% 3
Scotland +8 6 £42,500 -29.17% 10
North East +11 5 £57,275 +14.55% 3
Northern Ireland -13 5 £60,000 -4.00%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 1,013 (96.02%) AWS
2 795 (75.36%) DevOps
3 677 (64.17%) Terraform
4 589 (55.83%) Python
5 577 (54.69%) Docker
6 507 (48.06%) Ansible
7 455 (43.13%) Linux
8 449 (42.56%) Kubernetes
9 432 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
10 418 (39.62%) Puppet
11 395 (37.44%) Infrastructure as Code
12 353 (33.46%) Azure
13 349 (33.08%) Jenkins
14 303 (28.72%) Serverless
15 302 (28.63%) Java
16 299 (28.34%) Opscode Chef
17 290 (27.49%) Amazon EC2
18 263 (24.93%) Amazon S3
19 262 (24.83%) AWS Lambda
20 241 (22.84%) Configuration Management
21 234 (22.18%) Bash Shell
22 233 (22.09%) Finance
23 220 (20.85%) PowerShell
24 212 (20.09%) GCP
25 210 (19.91%) Windows
26 206 (19.53%) Amazon RDS
27 186 (17.63%) Web Services
28 171 (16.21%) Test Automation
29 166 (15.73%) Public Cloud
30 164 (15.55%) 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 78 (7.39%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (7.11%) Confluence
3 47 (4.45%) nginx
4 33 (3.13%) IIS
4 33 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 30 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 28 (2.65%) Apache
7 21 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.04%) CloudStack
10 7 (0.66%) JBoss
10 7 (0.66%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.28%) iPlanet
12 3 (0.28%) Jetty
12 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.19%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.095%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.095%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,013 (96.02%) AWS
2 353 (33.46%) Azure
3 303 (28.72%) Serverless
4 290 (27.49%) Amazon EC2
5 263 (24.93%) Amazon S3
6 262 (24.83%) AWS Lambda
7 212 (20.09%) GCP
8 160 (15.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 155 (14.69%) Amazon ECS
10 132 (12.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 119 (11.28%) IaaS
12 94 (8.91%) PaaS
13 92 (8.72%) Amazon SQS
14 91 (8.63%) OpenShift
15 69 (6.54%) GitHub
16 63 (5.97%) SaaS
17 56 (5.31%) Amazon ELB
18 44 (4.17%) AWS CodePipeline
19 41 (3.89%) Amazon EKS
20 40 (3.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.82%) Firewall
2 63 (5.97%) VPN
3 34 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.46%) DNS
5 18 (1.71%) SSL
6 16 (1.52%) Internet
6 16 (1.52%) Network Security
7 13 (1.23%) WAN
8 12 (1.14%) LAN
9 10 (0.95%) HTTP
10 5 (0.47%) AMQP
10 5 (0.47%) FTP
10 5 (0.47%) SMTP
11 4 (0.38%) VLAN
12 3 (0.28%) DSL
12 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.28%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.19%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.19%) DHCP
13 2 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (19.53%) Amazon RDS
2 144 (13.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 108 (10.24%) MySQL
4 87 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (5.78%) NoSQL
6 60 (5.69%) SQL Server
7 54 (5.12%) MongoDB
8 48 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 40 (3.79%) Big Data
10 33 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 31 (2.94%) Redis
12 30 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (1.90%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.42%) Hadoop
16 14 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
17 12 (1.14%) Apache Hive
18 11 (1.04%) Power BI
19 8 (0.76%) Amazon QuickSight
19 8 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 349 (33.08%) Jenkins
2 164 (15.55%) Git (software)
3 95 (9.00%) TeamCity
4 90 (8.53%) JIRA
5 89 (8.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 84 (7.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 61 (5.78%) Bitbucket
8 59 (5.59%) Artifactory
9 58 (5.50%) GitLab
10 56 (5.31%) Selenium
11 50 (4.74%) CircleCI
12 49 (4.64%) Travis CI
13 41 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (3.79%) IBM UrbanCode
15 31 (2.94%) GoCD
16 30 (2.84%) JMeter
17 27 (2.56%) SonarQube
18 26 (2.46%) Maven
19 25 (2.37%) RStudio
20 22 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 233 (22.09%) Finance
2 61 (5.78%) Banking
3 43 (4.08%) Front Office
4 40 (3.79%) Public Sector
5 37 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.84%) Retail
7 28 (2.65%) Marketing
8 23 (2.18%) Law
9 21 (1.99%) Electronics
9 21 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.90%) Advertising
10 20 (1.90%) Publishing
11 14 (1.33%) Back Office
12 8 (0.76%) Legal
13 7 (0.66%) Games
14 5 (0.47%) Billing
15 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 416 (39.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 221 (20.95%) AWS Engineer
3 178 (16.87%) Cloud Engineer
4 137 (12.99%) Developer
5 132 (12.51%) AWS DevOps
6 116 (11.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 111 (10.52%) Senior DevOps
8 98 (9.29%) Architect
9 90 (8.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 81 (7.68%) Consultant
11 69 (6.54%) Software Engineer
12 66 (6.26%) Cloud Architect
13 65 (6.16%) Platform Engineer
14 60 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 52 (4.93%) DevOps Consultant
16 50 (4.74%) Azure Engineer
16 50 (4.74%) Python Engineer
17 49 (4.64%) AWS Developer
18 42 (3.98%) Java Developer
19 41 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (17.63%) Web Services
2 112 (10.62%) Node.js
3 80 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
4 63 (5.97%) JSON
5 61 (5.78%) REST
6 55 (5.21%) .NET
7 46 (4.36%) Kafka
8 43 (4.08%) AngularJS
9 42 (3.98%) HTML
10 40 (3.79%) CSS
11 35 (3.32%) RESTful
12 32 (3.03%) React
13 27 (2.56%) OAuth
14 25 (2.37%) J2EE
14 25 (2.37%) J2SE
15 24 (2.27%) Spring
16 22 (2.09%) AWS Amplify
16 22 (2.09%) GraphQL
16 22 (2.09%) jQuery
17 20 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 166 (15.73%) Public Cloud
2 83 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 78 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 65 (6.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 62 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
6 60 (5.69%) Private Cloud
7 48 (4.55%) Cloud Native
7 48 (4.55%) PlayStation
8 44 (4.17%) Fixed Income
9 38 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (3.41%) Algorithms
10 36 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
10 36 (3.41%) Mobile App
11 34 (3.22%) PKI
12 33 (3.13%) User Experience
13 22 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.90%) Social Network
15 19 (1.80%) Management Information System
16 15 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
16 15 (1.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 455 (43.13%) Linux
2 210 (19.91%) Windows
3 56 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (4.93%) Unix
5 47 (4.45%) CentOS
6 44 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 40 (3.79%) Mesosphere
8 28 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 23 (2.18%) Android
10 22 (2.09%) VMS
10 22 (2.09%) Windows Server
11 15 (1.42%) Debian
12 8 (0.76%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
13 7 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.47%) Fedora
15 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (75.36%) DevOps
2 432 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (37.44%) Infrastructure as Code
4 241 (22.84%) Configuration Management
5 171 (16.21%) Test Automation
6 157 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
7 156 (14.79%) Software Engineering
8 151 (14.31%) Microservices
9 140 (13.27%) Migration
10 122 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 97 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 90 (8.53%) Scrum
13 85 (8.06%) ITIL
14 84 (7.96%) Continuous Deployment
14 84 (7.96%) Mentoring
14 84 (7.96%) Open Source
14 84 (7.96%) Presales
15 82 (7.77%) Computer Science
15 82 (7.77%) Load Balancing
16 78 (7.39%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 589 (55.83%) Python
2 302 (28.63%) Java
3 234 (22.18%) Bash Shell
4 220 (20.85%) PowerShell
5 153 (14.50%) Go
6 148 (14.03%) JavaScript
7 122 (11.56%) SQL
8 109 (10.33%) Ruby
9 85 (8.06%) C#
10 76 (7.20%) Shell Script
11 65 (6.16%) PHP
12 45 (4.27%) R
13 39 (3.70%) Scala
14 30 (2.84%) Perl
15 25 (2.37%) TypeScript
16 20 (1.90%) C
16 20 (1.90%) Java 8
17 13 (1.23%) C++
17 13 (1.23%) ES6
18 7 (0.66%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 100 (9.48%) Degree
2 68 (6.45%) AWS Certification
3 47 (4.45%) Security Cleared
4 43 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.57%) RHCE
7 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB
8 3 (0.28%) MCSA
8 3 (0.28%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.19%) CCNA
9 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.095%) CISSP
10 1 (0.095%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.095%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.095%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.69%) QA
2 10 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.85%) SLA
4 3 (0.28%) NCSC
5 2 (0.19%) NIST
5 2 (0.19%) PSD2
6 1 (0.095%) HIPAA
System Software
1 577 (54.69%) Docker
2 64 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (5.31%) Active Directory
4 48 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 39 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.61%) XenApp
7 15 (1.42%) Xen
8 14 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.66%) OpenSSH
10 6 (0.57%) HDFS
10 6 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.47%) iptables
12 4 (0.38%) Varnish
13 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.19%) KVM
14 2 (0.19%) LXC
14 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.095%) NFS
15 1 (0.095%) Squid
15 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 677 (64.17%) Terraform
2 507 (48.06%) Ansible
3 449 (42.56%) Kubernetes
4 418 (39.62%) Puppet
5 299 (28.34%) Opscode Chef
6 100 (9.48%) Packer
7 60 (5.69%) Consul
8 56 (5.31%) Prometheus
9 44 (4.17%) Nagios
10 39 (3.70%) Automic
11 34 (3.22%) Rancher
11 34 (3.22%) Salt
12 32 (3.03%) ZABBIX
13 25 (2.37%) HP SiteScope
14 21 (1.99%) Istio
14 21 (1.99%) Mesos
15 16 (1.52%) Grafana
16 11 (1.04%) Kibana
16 11 (1.04%) logstash
17 10 (0.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 114 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.82%) Google
3 87 (8.25%) VMware
4 64 (6.07%) Splunk
5 38 (3.60%) Citrix
5 38 (3.60%) SaltStack
6 33 (3.13%) Oracle
7 32 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.65%) AppDynamics
9 27 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 25 (2.37%) Perforce
11 22 (2.09%) New Relic
12 21 (1.99%) SAP
13 19 (1.80%) Dynatrace
14 15 (1.42%) Apple
15 13 (1.23%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.76%) Qualys
16 8 (0.76%) Remedy
16 8 (0.76%) Trend Micro
17 7 (0.66%) MuleSoft