Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 407 510 725
Rank change year-on-year +103 +215 +298
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,078 967 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.48% 2.29% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 787 819 426
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £44,500 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%

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 43,494 42,232 31,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.80% 24.00% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35,291 34,270 25,823
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% +3.37% +1.14%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +117 1,043 £65,000 - 238
London +69 630 £70,000 - 156
UK excluding London +83 412 £57,500 -4.17% 89
South East +90 120 £65,000 +4.00% 23
North of England -26 101 £55,000 -8.33% 27
Midlands +89 67 £55,000 +4.76% 10
North West -11 65 £60,000 - 21
South West +66 62 £60,000 +20.00% 12
East of England +85 47 £61,250 +2.08% 10
West Midlands +50 39 £63,750 +15.91% 6
Yorkshire +3 32 £50,000 -16.67% 3
East Midlands +45 27 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Wales +22 9 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Scotland -21 6 £50,000 -22.78% 5
North East +8 3 £54,000 -1.82% 3
Northern Ireland -15 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,062 (98.52%) Amazon AWS
2 796 (73.84%) DevOps
3 648 (60.11%) Terraform
4 546 (50.65%) Linux
5 544 (50.46%) Python
6 527 (48.89%) Ansible
7 509 (47.22%) Docker
8 467 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
9 408 (37.85%) Jenkins
10 392 (36.36%) Infrastructure as Code
11 385 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 385 (35.71%) Puppet
12 371 (34.42%) Kubernetes
13 318 (29.50%) Opscode Chef
14 309 (28.66%) Amazon EC2
15 308 (28.57%) Serverless
16 292 (27.09%) Windows
17 288 (26.72%) Java
18 282 (26.16%) AWS Lambda
19 267 (24.77%) Amazon S3
20 236 (21.89%) Configuration Management
21 227 (21.06%) Git (software)
22 220 (20.41%) Bash Shell
23 219 (20.32%) Finance
24 213 (19.76%) Google Cloud Platform
25 205 (19.02%) Amazon RDS
26 197 (18.27%) PowerShell
27 193 (17.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
28 186 (17.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
29 183 (16.98%) Continuous Integration

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 96 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (7.24%) Confluence
3 48 (4.45%) IIS
4 43 (3.99%) OpenStack
5 34 (3.15%) nginx
6 32 (2.97%) Apache
7 26 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 22 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (1.48%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.30%) CloudStack
11 10 (0.93%) SAS
12 8 (0.74%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.37%) JBoss
14 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.28%) iPlanet
15 3 (0.28%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.093%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.093%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,062 (98.52%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 309 (28.66%) Amazon EC2
4 308 (28.57%) Serverless
5 282 (26.16%) AWS Lambda
6 267 (24.77%) Amazon S3
7 213 (19.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 193 (17.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 186 (17.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 145 (13.45%) IaaS
11 137 (12.71%) Amazon ECS
12 94 (8.72%) Amazon SQS
13 92 (8.53%) GitHub
14 87 (8.07%) PaaS
15 72 (6.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 70 (6.49%) Amazon ELB
17 47 (4.36%) Amazon EKS
17 47 (4.36%) SaaS
18 43 (3.99%) Amazon Kinesis
19 41 (3.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.77%) Firewall
2 60 (5.57%) VPN
3 45 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 44 (4.08%) DNS
5 31 (2.88%) Network Security
6 18 (1.67%) Internet
7 15 (1.39%) LAN
8 13 (1.21%) WAN
9 10 (0.93%) FTP
10 9 (0.83%) SMTP
10 9 (0.83%) SSL
11 5 (0.46%) IPv4
11 5 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.37%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.37%) HTTP
13 3 (0.28%) VLAN
14 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.19%) SAN
14 2 (0.19%) SSH
15 1 (0.093%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (19.02%) Amazon RDS
2 128 (11.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 106 (9.83%) MySQL
4 91 (8.44%) SQL Server
5 83 (7.70%) PostgreSQL
6 73 (6.77%) MongoDB
7 60 (5.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 56 (5.19%) Big Data
9 53 (4.92%) NoSQL
10 25 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
11 24 (2.23%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.95%) Redis
13 19 (1.76%) Amazon Aurora
13 19 (1.76%) Relational Database
14 15 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
14 15 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.39%) Power BI
15 13 (1.21%) MariaDB
16 9 (0.83%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 408 (37.85%) Jenkins
2 227 (21.06%) Git (software)
3 139 (12.89%) TeamCity
4 113 (10.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 111 (10.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 89 (8.26%) JIRA
7 63 (5.84%) Travis CI
8 61 (5.66%) Bitbucket
9 58 (5.38%) GitLab
10 51 (4.73%) Selenium
11 48 (4.45%) Vagrant
12 33 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (2.97%) Maven
14 29 (2.69%) GoCD
15 27 (2.50%) IBM UrbanCode
16 25 (2.32%) Bitbucket Server
17 24 (2.23%) JUnit
18 22 (2.04%) CircleCI
19 21 (1.95%) JMeter
20 20 (1.86%) Subversion
General
1 219 (20.32%) Finance
2 41 (3.80%) Retail
3 35 (3.25%) Banking
4 26 (2.41%) Law
4 26 (2.41%) Marketing
5 24 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.86%) Billing
7 18 (1.67%) Publishing
8 17 (1.58%) Legal
9 16 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.30%) Electronics
11 12 (1.11%) Front Office
12 8 (0.74%) Back Office
12 8 (0.74%) Games
13 7 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.37%) Advertising
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.093%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.093%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 385 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 264 (24.49%) AWS Engineer
3 178 (16.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 167 (15.49%) Developer
5 127 (11.78%) AWS DevOps
6 103 (9.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 103 (9.55%) Senior DevOps
7 92 (8.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 80 (7.42%) Architect
8 80 (7.42%) Consultant
9 66 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 61 (5.66%) Lead DevOps
11 59 (5.47%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (5.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 51 (4.73%) AWS Developer
13 48 (4.45%) Java Developer
14 47 (4.36%) Azure Engineer
15 46 (4.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 46 (4.27%) DevOps Consultant
16 45 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (15.86%) Node.js
1 171 (15.86%) Web Services
2 95 (8.81%) .NET
3 84 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
4 77 (7.14%) REST
5 61 (5.66%) React
6 60 (5.57%) RESTful
7 59 (5.47%) JSON
8 54 (5.01%) AngularJS
9 51 (4.73%) HTML
10 43 (3.99%) Kafka
11 40 (3.71%) CSS
12 35 (3.25%) Spring
13 33 (3.06%) Redux
14 29 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (2.60%) J2EE
16 27 (2.50%) GraphQL
17 26 (2.41%) Spring Boot
18 25 (2.32%) J2SE
19 23 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.82%) Public Cloud
2 79 (7.33%) Data Centre
3 59 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 56 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
5 52 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 52 (4.82%) Private Cloud
6 47 (4.36%) Algorithms
7 45 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 44 (4.08%) Cloud Native
9 41 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (3.06%) PlayStation
11 29 (2.69%) Blog
12 26 (2.41%) PKI
13 24 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.67%) User Experience
15 16 (1.48%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.39%) Data Structures
16 15 (1.39%) Management Information System
17 13 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 546 (50.65%) Linux
2 292 (27.09%) Windows
3 79 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (6.77%) Ubuntu
5 66 (6.12%) CentOS
6 56 (5.19%) Unix
6 56 (5.19%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 28 (2.60%) Mesosphere
8 23 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.95%) Amazon Linux
10 17 (1.58%) DC/OS
10 17 (1.58%) Fedora
11 13 (1.21%) Android
12 10 (0.93%) Kali Linux
12 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.65%) VMS
14 3 (0.28%) Debian
14 3 (0.28%) Solaris
15 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (73.84%) DevOps
2 467 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (36.36%) Infrastructure as Code
4 236 (21.89%) Configuration Management
5 183 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 182 (16.88%) Microservices
7 156 (14.47%) Scrum
8 145 (13.45%) Test Automation
9 142 (13.17%) Software Engineering
10 141 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 137 (12.71%) Migration
12 114 (10.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 99 (9.18%) Mentoring
14 98 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
15 87 (8.07%) Presales
16 85 (7.88%) Open Source
17 84 (7.79%) Computer Science
18 75 (6.96%) Unit Testing
19 74 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
20 68 (6.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 544 (50.46%) Python
2 288 (26.72%) Java
3 220 (20.41%) Bash Shell
4 197 (18.27%) PowerShell
5 165 (15.31%) JavaScript
6 149 (13.82%) SQL
7 132 (12.24%) Ruby
8 119 (11.04%) Go
9 116 (10.76%) C#
10 86 (7.98%) PHP
11 51 (4.73%) Shell Script
12 32 (2.97%) C++
13 31 (2.88%) Scala
13 31 (2.88%) TypeScript
14 30 (2.78%) Perl
15 29 (2.69%) ES6
16 23 (2.13%) Java 8
17 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.56%) C
18 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (8.16%) Degree
2 62 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 61 (5.66%) AWS Certification
4 42 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.21%) RHCE
7 12 (1.11%) CCNA
7 12 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.19%) CISSP
8 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 2 (0.19%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.093%) CCNP
9 1 (0.093%) CISA
9 1 (0.093%) CISM
9 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.093%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.093%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.40%) QA
2 12 (1.11%) SLA
3 7 (0.65%) NCSC
4 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.37%) GDPR
7 2 (0.19%) PSD2
8 1 (0.093%) COBIT
8 1 (0.093%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.093%) NIST
System Software
1 509 (47.22%) Docker
2 69 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 58 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (5.01%) Virtual Machines
5 48 (4.45%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.67%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.11%) Varnish
8 11 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (1.02%) XenApp
9 10 (0.93%) Squid
10 9 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.65%) etcd
11 7 (0.65%) Xen
12 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.093%) KVM
13 1 (0.093%) LXC
13 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 648 (60.11%) Terraform
2 527 (48.89%) Ansible
3 385 (35.71%) Puppet
4 371 (34.42%) Kubernetes
5 318 (29.50%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (8.63%) Packer
7 42 (3.90%) Salt
8 38 (3.53%) Consul
9 37 (3.43%) Prometheus
10 32 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
11 31 (2.88%) Nagios
12 27 (2.50%) Automic
13 20 (1.86%) ZABBIX
14 18 (1.67%) Rancher
15 15 (1.39%) Grafana
15 15 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
16 14 (1.30%) Graphite
17 13 (1.21%) Kibana
18 11 (1.02%) logstash
19 10 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 131 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.02%) Google
3 79 (7.33%) Oracle
4 68 (6.31%) VMware
5 65 (6.03%) Splunk
6 55 (5.10%) New Relic
7 39 (3.62%) Red Hat
8 35 (3.25%) SaltStack
9 26 (2.41%) Atlassian
10 24 (2.23%) Apple
11 18 (1.67%) AppDynamics
11 18 (1.67%) Citrix
11 18 (1.67%) Trend Micro
12 17 (1.58%) Perforce
13 16 (1.48%) Dynatrace
13 16 (1.48%) Rackspace
14 15 (1.39%) SAP
15 10 (0.93%) Qualys
16 8 (0.74%) Cognizant
17 7 (0.65%) Tableau