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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 842 898
Rank change year-on-year +158 +56  
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 174 112 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.39% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 132 92 58
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63%  

AWS CloudFormation is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12535 11697 9038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.71% 11.25% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10462 9816 7185
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +158 165 £60,000 +9.09% 25
London +115 109 £65,000 +5.69% 15
City of London +49 20 £65,000 +23.80% 2
North West +2 18 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Manchester -9 18 £51,250 +7.89% 1
South East +52 10 £58,750 +17.50% 4
East of England +18 9 £45,000 -18.18% 4
West Midlands - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £58,750 -
Warwickshire - 8 £50,000 -
Warwick - 8 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £57,500 -
Norfolk - 5 £42,500 - 3
North East +9 4 £38,000 +28.81%
East Midlands - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £38,000 -
Slough - 4 £57,500 -
Derby - 4 - -
Norwich - 4 £42,500 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire +25 3 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +22 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Leeds +20 3 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,500 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +52 1 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Hertfordshire +18 1 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 3

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 304 (95.30%) Amazon AWS
2 257 (80.56%) DevOps
2 257 (80.56%) Linux
3 190 (59.56%) Python
4 181 (56.74%) Puppet
5 161 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (46.71%) Ansible
7 133 (41.69%) Bash Shell
7 133 (41.69%) Amazon EC2
8 132 (41.38%) Ruby
8 132 (41.38%) Windows
9 129 (40.44%) Docker
10 126 (39.50%) Opscode Chef
11 111 (34.80%) Amazon S3
12 109 (34.17%) Jenkins
12 109 (34.17%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (33.86%) Java
14 107 (33.54%) Configuration Management
15 106 (33.23%) Web Services
15 106 (33.23%) Amazon RDS
16 86 (26.96%) Continuous Delivery
16 86 (26.96%) Terraform
17 81 (25.39%) VMware
18 80 (25.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 75 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 75 (23.51%) PowerShell
19 75 (23.51%) Perl
20 73 (22.88%) Git (software)
21 69 (21.63%) IIS
22 67 (21.00%) Apache

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 69 (21.63%) IIS
2 67 (21.00%) Apache
3 56 (17.55%) nginx
4 37 (11.60%) Confluence
5 36 (11.29%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (8.78%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.08%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.45%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.25%) CMS
10 4 (1.25%) Drupal
10 4 (1.25%) Jetty
10 4 (1.25%) WordPress
11 2 (0.63%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.63%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (4.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.94%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 304 (95.30%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (41.69%) Amazon EC2
3 111 (34.80%) Amazon S3
4 80 (25.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 63 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (16.93%) Amazon SQS
6 54 (16.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 39 (12.23%) Route 53
8 35 (10.97%) AWS Lambda
9 34 (10.66%) Amazon ELB
9 34 (10.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (9.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 25 (7.84%) PaaS
12 20 (6.27%) SaaS
13 17 (5.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 17 (5.33%) CloudFront
14 15 (4.70%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (4.39%) Datadog
16 13 (4.08%) IaaS
17 10 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.85%) Firewall
2 31 (9.72%) LDAP
3 25 (7.84%) Internet
4 23 (7.21%) DNS
5 21 (6.58%) HTTP
6 18 (5.64%) Kerberos
7 15 (4.70%) WAN
8 14 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (3.76%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.45%) VPN
11 4 (1.25%) FTP
11 4 (1.25%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.25%) LAN
11 4 (1.25%) SSH
11 4 (1.25%) SSL
12 3 (0.94%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.94%) IPsec
12 3 (0.94%) Network Security
12 3 (0.94%) PPP
12 3 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (33.23%) Amazon RDS
2 59 (18.50%) MySQL
3 33 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 29 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (5.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (5.02%) Big Data
8 14 (4.39%) NoSQL
9 12 (3.76%) Redis
9 12 (3.76%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.94%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.63%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 109 (34.17%) Jenkins
2 73 (22.88%) Git (software)
3 42 (13.17%) JIRA
3 42 (13.17%) Vagrant
4 40 (12.54%) TeamCity
5 35 (10.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (8.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (3.45%) Maven
8 10 (3.13%) GoCD
9 5 (1.57%) Ant
9 5 (1.57%) Subversion
10 4 (1.25%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.25%) Codeship
11 3 (0.94%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.94%) Flexmojos
11 3 (0.94%) GitLab
11 3 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.94%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 22 (6.90%) Finance
2 15 (4.70%) Advertising
3 11 (3.45%) Marketing
4 6 (1.88%) Retail
5 5 (1.57%) Games
5 5 (1.57%) Publishing
6 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (58.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 92 (28.84%) AWS Engineer
3 77 (24.14%) AWS DevOps
4 73 (22.88%) Senior DevOps
5 71 (22.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 55 (17.24%) Cloud Engineer
7 35 (10.97%) Linux Engineer
8 27 (8.46%) Lead DevOps
9 20 (6.27%) Developer
10 19 (5.96%) Platform Engineer
11 17 (5.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 17 (5.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 15 (4.70%) Azure Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) Consultant
14 14 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
15 12 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
15 12 (3.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (33.23%) Web Services
2 49 (15.36%) Node.js
3 43 (13.48%) LAMP
4 27 (8.46%) .NET
4 27 (8.46%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (8.15%) HTML
6 21 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (5.33%) ActiveMQ
7 17 (5.33%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (5.33%) RESTful
8 16 (5.02%) Kafka
9 15 (4.70%) HornetQ
9 15 (4.70%) JMS
10 13 (4.08%) Serverless Framework
11 12 (3.76%) REST
12 11 (3.45%) SAML
13 10 (3.13%) CSS
14 8 (2.51%) LAPP Stack
14 8 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.46%) PKI
2 24 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.39%) iPad
5 11 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.51%) EMC VNX
7 8 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.88%) User Experience
10 5 (1.57%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.25%) Fintech
11 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.94%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.63%) Blog
13 2 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 257 (80.56%) Linux
2 132 (41.38%) Windows
3 57 (17.87%) Ubuntu
4 49 (15.36%) CentOS
5 38 (11.91%) Windows Server
6 21 (6.58%) Unix
7 20 (6.27%) Debian
8 19 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.25%) Android
11 4 (1.25%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.25%) VMS
12 3 (0.94%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (80.56%) DevOps
2 161 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (34.17%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (33.54%) Configuration Management
5 86 (26.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 63 (19.75%) Scrum
7 49 (15.36%) Microservices
8 45 (14.11%) Open Source
9 44 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 41 (12.85%) E-Commerce
11 37 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (11.60%) ITIL
11 37 (11.60%) Mentoring
12 32 (10.03%) Continuous Deployment
13 30 (9.40%) IT Strategy
14 28 (8.78%) Performance Monitoring
15 27 (8.46%) Security Monitoring
16 26 (8.15%) Software Delivery
17 23 (7.21%) Auto-Scaling
18 20 (6.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (59.56%) Python
2 133 (41.69%) Bash Shell
3 132 (41.38%) Ruby
4 108 (33.86%) Java
5 75 (23.51%) Perl
5 75 (23.51%) PowerShell
6 63 (19.75%) SQL
7 45 (14.11%) JavaScript
8 43 (13.48%) PHP
9 30 (9.40%) Go
10 25 (7.84%) C
10 25 (7.84%) Groovy
11 23 (7.21%) C#
12 22 (6.90%) Scala
13 14 (4.39%) VBScript
14 4 (1.25%) GraphQL
15 3 (0.94%) C++
16 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (12.23%) AWS Certification
2 22 (6.90%) Degree
3 16 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.45%) CISSP
5 10 (3.13%) CISM
5 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.82%) CISA
6 9 (2.82%) MCSE
7 7 (2.19%) GSLC
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.94%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.63%) CCNP
9 2 (0.63%) MCP
10 1 (0.31%) CCSP
10 1 (0.31%) MCSD
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.31%) SSCP
10 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.29%) QA
2 11 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.51%) GCP
5 7 (2.19%) COBIT
5 7 (2.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.94%) SLA
7 2 (0.63%) GDPR
8 1 (0.31%) FISMA
System Software
1 129 (40.44%) Docker
2 75 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (19.44%) Active Directory
4 19 (5.96%) VirtualBox
5 18 (5.64%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (5.33%) Hyper-V
7 13 (4.08%) VMware ESX
8 7 (2.19%) iptables
8 7 (2.19%) Xen
9 6 (1.88%) Varnish
10 5 (1.57%) etcd
10 5 (1.57%) vSphere
11 4 (1.25%) flannel
12 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.63%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.63%) KVM
12 2 (0.63%) Samba
13 1 (0.31%) pfSense
13 1 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 181 (56.74%) Puppet
2 149 (46.71%) Ansible
3 126 (39.50%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (26.96%) Terraform
5 46 (14.42%) Nagios
6 41 (12.85%) Kubernetes
7 26 (8.15%) Mesos
8 23 (7.21%) HAProxy
9 20 (6.27%) StatsD
10 19 (5.96%) Consul
11 18 (5.64%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (5.64%) Salt
11 18 (5.64%) SELinux
12 11 (3.45%) Graphite
12 11 (3.45%) Packer
12 11 (3.45%) rkt
12 11 (3.45%) ZABBIX
13 9 (2.82%) Kibana
14 8 (2.51%) Grafana
15 7 (2.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 81 (25.39%) VMware
2 54 (16.93%) New Relic
3 43 (13.48%) Microsoft
4 27 (8.46%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.84%) Atlassian
5 25 (7.84%) Trend Micro
6 17 (5.33%) EMC
6 17 (5.33%) Oracle
7 15 (4.70%) Google
8 13 (4.08%) Cisco
9 11 (3.45%) SaltStack
9 11 (3.45%) Splunk
10 10 (3.13%) AppDynamics
10 10 (3.13%) NetApp
11 6 (1.88%) Citrix
11 6 (1.88%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.57%) SAP
13 3 (0.94%) F5
13 3 (0.94%) Sun
14 2 (0.63%) Zerto
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits + On Call + B
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + On
Posted: 13 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago