Period
to 21 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 262 256 418
Rank change year-on-year -6 +162 +33
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,730 782 915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.24% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 3.00% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,292 649 672
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £44,426
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £75,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

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 55,914 26,075 42,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 41.27% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38,530 22,234 35,162
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +16 1,516 £70,000 +16.67% 228
UK excluding London -17 798 £60,000 +9.09% 112
London -11 760 £80,000 +6.67% 137
North of England -18 430 £60,000 +4.35% 42
Work from Home -101 332 £65,000 +36.84% 57
Yorkshire -28 207 £57,500 - 10
North West +32 199 £65,000 +13.04% 28
South East +6 139 £55,000 -18.52% 11
Midlands -93 73 £65,000 +36.84% 18
South West -49 50 £50,000 +5.26% 9
West Midlands -71 49 £90,000 +89.47% 16
Scotland -78 40 £65,000 +36.84% 22
East of England -67 36 £72,500 - 7
Wales -40 24 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East Midlands -50 24 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East -21 23 £47,500 +2.70% 4
Northern Ireland - 8 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 1,661 (96.01%) AWS
2 1,374 (79.42%) Terraform
3 1,307 (75.55%) DevOps
4 1,062 (61.39%) Python
5 938 (54.22%) Docker
6 858 (49.60%) CI/CD
7 854 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
8 821 (47.46%) Kubernetes
9 789 (45.61%) Infrastructure as Code
10 732 (42.31%) Azure
11 576 (33.29%) Linux
12 542 (31.33%) Java
13 528 (30.52%) Ansible
14 513 (29.65%) Serverless
15 474 (27.40%) AWS Lambda
16 455 (26.30%) Software Engineering
17 448 (25.90%) Jenkins
18 444 (25.66%) JavaScript
19 408 (23.58%) Amazon S3
20 402 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
21 388 (22.43%) GCP
22 360 (20.81%) Bash
23 351 (20.29%) Puppet
24 349 (20.17%) PowerShell
25 348 (20.12%) Go
26 332 (19.19%) Amazon EC2
27 322 (18.61%) React
28 309 (17.86%) Git (software)
29 285 (16.47%) Windows
30 275 (15.90%) Amazon ECS

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 89 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (4.62%) Apache
3 65 (3.76%) Apache Spark
4 42 (2.43%) Confluence
5 39 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
6 26 (1.50%) IBM Domino
6 26 (1.50%) nginx
7 25 (1.45%) IIS
8 12 (0.69%) Traefik
9 11 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (0.58%) Mule
11 8 (0.46%) SAS
12 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.29%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.17%) CMS
15 3 (0.17%) Drupal
15 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.058%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1,661 (96.01%) AWS
2 732 (42.31%) Azure
3 513 (29.65%) Serverless
4 474 (27.40%) AWS Lambda
5 408 (23.58%) Amazon S3
6 388 (22.43%) GCP
7 332 (19.19%) Amazon EC2
8 275 (15.90%) Amazon ECS
9 198 (11.45%) Amazon EKS
10 178 (10.29%) GitHub
11 176 (10.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 169 (9.77%) Amazon SQS
13 157 (9.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 136 (7.86%) SaaS
15 114 (6.59%) IaaS
16 113 (6.53%) Amazon Kinesis
17 108 (6.24%) Amazon EMR
18 99 (5.72%) Pulumi
19 91 (5.26%) PaaS
20 76 (4.39%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.57%) DNS
2 54 (3.12%) Firewall
3 51 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 50 (2.89%) Cisco IPT
5 43 (2.49%) HTTP
5 43 (2.49%) Network Security
6 23 (1.33%) VPN
7 19 (1.10%) Internet
8 15 (0.87%) DKIM
8 15 (0.87%) DMARC
9 13 (0.75%) Broadband
10 12 (0.69%) BGP
11 11 (0.64%) EIGRP
11 11 (0.64%) OSPF
11 11 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (0.64%) WebEx
12 6 (0.35%) tcpdump
12 6 (0.35%) VLAN
13 5 (0.29%) SSL
13 5 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 252 (14.57%) Amazon RDS
3 146 (8.44%) NoSQL
4 143 (8.27%) MySQL
5 138 (7.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 135 (7.80%) Big Data
7 124 (7.17%) Amazon Athena
8 111 (6.42%) Redis
9 78 (4.51%) MongoDB
10 77 (4.45%) Amazon Aurora
11 71 (4.10%) Data Lake
11 71 (4.10%) Electronic Patient Records
12 69 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
13 67 (3.87%) Relational Database
14 63 (3.64%) SQL Server
15 42 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
16 30 (1.73%) BigQuery
17 26 (1.50%) Blockchain
18 25 (1.45%) Neo4j
19 24 (1.39%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 448 (25.90%) Jenkins
2 309 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 194 (11.21%) GitLab
4 112 (6.47%) JIRA
5 84 (4.86%) CircleCI
6 81 (4.68%) Bitbucket
7 61 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 52 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 50 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 50 (2.89%) webpack
10 33 (1.91%) Maven
10 33 (1.91%) SonarQube
11 32 (1.85%) Artifactory
12 26 (1.50%) PHPUnit
13 25 (1.45%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.45%) Travis CI
14 22 (1.27%) Grunt
15 21 (1.21%) GoCD
16 20 (1.16%) Spinnaker
16 20 (1.16%) Storybook
General
1 222 (12.83%) Social Skills
2 201 (11.62%) Finance
3 95 (5.49%) Retail
4 73 (4.22%) Banking
5 64 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (2.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 39 (2.25%) Publishing
8 26 (1.50%) Games
9 25 (1.45%) Law
10 24 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.33%) Front Office
12 18 (1.04%) Marketing
13 15 (0.87%) Public Sector
14 13 (0.75%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.64%) Legal
15 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.64%) Presentation Skills
16 9 (0.52%) Billing
16 9 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
16 9 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 657 (37.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 471 (27.23%) AWS Engineer
3 319 (18.44%) AWS DevOps
4 292 (16.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 285 (16.47%) Cloud Engineer
6 226 (13.06%) Software Engineer
7 199 (11.50%) Developer
8 123 (7.11%) Senior DevOps
9 101 (5.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 97 (5.61%) Architect
11 86 (4.97%) Data Engineer
12 65 (3.76%) JavaScript Engineer
13 63 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
14 62 (3.58%) Security Engineer
15 58 (3.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 56 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
17 53 (3.06%) PHP Developer
18 51 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
19 48 (2.77%) Backend Developer
20 47 (2.72%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (18.61%) React
2 234 (13.53%) Vue.js
3 233 (13.47%) AngularJS
4 177 (10.23%) Node.js
5 144 (8.32%) .NET
6 124 (7.17%) Kafka
7 85 (4.91%) Web Services
8 84 (4.86%) CSS
9 79 (4.57%) Elastic Stack
10 71 (4.10%) HTML
11 64 (3.70%) REST
12 60 (3.47%) Laravel
13 55 (3.18%) ActiveMQ
14 51 (2.95%) React Native
15 46 (2.66%) JSON
16 45 (2.60%) .NET Core
16 45 (2.60%) HTML5
17 41 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
18 40 (2.31%) LAMP
18 40 (2.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.73%) Public Cloud
2 94 (5.43%) Enterprise Cloud
3 90 (5.20%) Cloud Native
4 58 (3.35%) Social Media
5 50 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 36 (2.08%) Smartphone
9 32 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.50%) iPhone
10 26 (1.50%) Photography
11 22 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.27%) Clustering
12 18 (1.04%) Data Centre
13 17 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (0.81%) User Experience
15 14 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 576 (33.29%) Linux
2 285 (16.47%) Windows
3 91 (5.26%) Unix
4 65 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 17 (0.98%) CentOS
7 17 (0.98%) Mesosphere
8 12 (0.69%) Android
9 11 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.23%) VMS
11 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.17%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.12%) Debian
14 1 (0.058%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.058%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,307 (75.55%) DevOps
2 858 (49.60%) CI/CD
3 854 (49.36%) Agile Software Development
4 789 (45.61%) Infrastructure as Code
5 455 (26.30%) Software Engineering
6 274 (15.84%) TDD
7 264 (15.26%) Configuration Management
8 215 (12.43%) Deployment Automation
9 202 (11.68%) Microservices
10 196 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
11 188 (10.87%) Scrum
12 185 (10.69%) Analytics
13 170 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
14 138 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 124 (7.17%) Full Stack Development
15 124 (7.17%) Test Automation
16 121 (6.99%) Unit Testing
17 118 (6.82%) Mentoring
18 111 (6.42%) SOLID
19 109 (6.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,062 (61.39%) Python
2 542 (31.33%) Java
3 444 (25.66%) JavaScript
4 360 (20.81%) Bash
5 349 (20.17%) PowerShell
6 348 (20.12%) Go
7 264 (15.26%) C#
8 250 (14.45%) Scala
9 229 (13.24%) Ruby
10 200 (11.56%) SQL
11 185 (10.69%) Kotlin
12 123 (7.11%) PHP
13 121 (6.99%) C++
14 89 (5.14%) TypeScript
15 62 (3.58%) Groovy
16 58 (3.35%) Perl
17 32 (1.85%) ES6
18 27 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 22 (1.27%) C
20 18 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 204 (11.79%) AWS Certification
2 108 (6.24%) Degree
3 70 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 62 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 50 (2.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 50 (2.89%) CISSP
7 39 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (0.87%) CCSP
9 9 (0.52%) OCP
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.40%) RHCE
11 4 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.17%) MCSE
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.058%) CCNA
13 1 (0.058%) CCNP
13 1 (0.058%) CFA
13 1 (0.058%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.99%) QA
2 16 (0.92%) SLA
3 11 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.58%) GDPR
5 9 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.17%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.058%) IFRS
9 1 (0.058%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.058%) NCSC
9 1 (0.058%) NIST
System Software
1 938 (54.22%) Docker
2 32 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.87%) XenApp
6 14 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.23%) Ceph
9 4 (0.23%) NFS
9 4 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.23%) Xen
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.12%) Firmware
12 1 (0.058%) KVM
12 1 (0.058%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1,374 (79.42%) Terraform
2 821 (47.46%) Kubernetes
3 528 (30.52%) Ansible
4 402 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
5 351 (20.29%) Puppet
6 96 (5.55%) Prometheus
7 93 (5.38%) Grafana
8 52 (3.01%) Kibana
9 35 (2.02%) Consul
10 32 (1.85%) Nagios
11 29 (1.68%) CFEngine
12 28 (1.62%) Salt
13 17 (0.98%) Automic
13 17 (0.98%) logstash
13 17 (0.98%) Rancher
14 16 (0.92%) Graphite
15 14 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (0.81%) ZABBIX
16 13 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
16 13 (0.75%) Istio
Vendors
1 161 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 132 (7.63%) Google
3 92 (5.32%) SaltStack
4 60 (3.47%) VMware
5 56 (3.24%) Splunk
6 54 (3.12%) Databricks
7 37 (2.14%) New Relic
8 34 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 33 (1.91%) Oracle
10 29 (1.68%) Apple
11 24 (1.39%) Cisco
12 23 (1.33%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.27%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.16%) AppDynamics
14 20 (1.16%) Citrix
15 16 (0.92%) Cloudera
15 16 (0.92%) Hortonworks
15 16 (0.92%) HP
16 14 (0.81%) Palo Alto
17 12 (0.69%) PagerDuty