Period
to 21 October 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 639 954
Rank change year-on-year +169 +315 +200
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 996 645 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.58% 2.02% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 862 497 239
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%

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 38,672 31,953 24,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.64% 18.34% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31,166 26,266 20,551
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 +180 971 £65,000 +8.33% 165
London +124 554 £70,000 +7.69% 89
UK excluding London +153 425 £60,000 +9.09% 82
North of England +143 196 £60,000 +14.29% 34
North West +79 139 £60,000 +20.00% 18
South East +31 79 £60,000 - 12
Midlands +72 69 £53,750 -6.52% 13
West Midlands +69 61 £53,750 -12.24% 5
Yorkshire +53 44 £47,500 -13.64% 11
South West +18 32 £56,250 +22.28% 14
East of England +12 31 £60,000 +11.63% 3
North East +1 13 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Scotland +18 12 £60,000 +140.00% 5
East Midlands +4 8 £60,000 +66.67% 8
Northern Ireland - 6 £62,500 -
Wales -12 1 £70,000 +26.72% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 973 (97.69%) Amazon AWS
2 741 (74.40%) DevOps
3 631 (63.35%) Linux
4 551 (55.32%) Ansible
5 492 (49.40%) Python
6 431 (43.27%) Terraform
7 426 (42.77%) Docker
8 416 (41.77%) Puppet
9 406 (40.76%) Jenkins
10 391 (39.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 391 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
11 368 (36.95%) Opscode Chef
12 327 (32.83%) Windows
13 305 (30.62%) Java
14 297 (29.82%) Amazon EC2
15 265 (26.61%) Amazon RDS
16 260 (26.10%) Kubernetes
17 255 (25.60%) Git (software)
18 251 (25.20%) Amazon S3
19 237 (23.80%) Bash Shell
20 235 (23.59%) SQL
21 214 (21.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 213 (21.39%) TeamCity
23 210 (21.08%) Configuration Management
24 201 (20.18%) Web Services
25 195 (19.58%) Octopus Deploy
26 193 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
27 192 (19.28%) Finance
28 178 (17.87%) JIRA
29 165 (16.57%) Serverless

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
1 132 (13.25%) Confluence
2 106 (10.64%) IIS
3 76 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (5.82%) nginx
5 54 (5.42%) Apache
6 47 (4.72%) OpenStack
7 43 (4.32%) Tomcat
8 38 (3.82%) JBoss
9 29 (2.91%) WordPress
10 25 (2.51%) Apache Solr
10 25 (2.51%) Apache Spark
10 25 (2.51%) CMS
10 25 (2.51%) WebLogic
11 23 (2.31%) Drupal
12 17 (1.71%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.61%) GlassFish
13 16 (1.61%) MQSeries
14 15 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.00%) Jetty
16 8 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.30%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 973 (97.69%) Amazon AWS
2 391 (39.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 297 (29.82%) Amazon EC2
4 251 (25.20%) Amazon S3
5 214 (21.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 165 (16.57%) Serverless
7 161 (16.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 138 (13.86%) AWS Lambda
9 131 (13.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 121 (12.15%) Amazon SQS
11 110 (11.04%) GitHub
12 106 (10.64%) IaaS
13 105 (10.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 103 (10.34%) SaaS
15 95 (9.54%) Amazon ELB
16 78 (7.83%) Route 53
17 76 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
18 60 (6.02%) PaaS
19 44 (4.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 42 (4.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 91 (9.14%) Firewall
2 71 (7.13%) TCP/IP
3 67 (6.73%) DNS
4 55 (5.52%) VPN
5 52 (5.22%) Internet
6 38 (3.82%) HTTP
7 21 (2.11%) SAN
8 20 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
9 17 (1.71%) LAN
10 16 (1.61%) WAN
11 13 (1.31%) SSL
12 11 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.60%) DHCP
13 6 (0.60%) Network Security
14 4 (0.40%) BGP
14 4 (0.40%) OSPF
14 4 (0.40%) SNMP
15 3 (0.30%) EIGRP
15 3 (0.30%) IPsec
16 2 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (26.61%) Amazon RDS
2 100 (10.04%) MySQL
3 92 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (7.13%) NoSQL
5 66 (6.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 48 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 45 (4.52%) SQL Server
8 44 (4.42%) Hadoop
9 43 (4.32%) Redis
10 37 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (3.71%) Relational Database
11 33 (3.31%) Big Data
12 21 (2.11%) InfluxDB
13 17 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.41%) DB2
16 13 (1.31%) Event Store
17 11 (1.10%) Blockchain
18 10 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
18 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 406 (40.76%) Jenkins
2 255 (25.60%) Git (software)
3 213 (21.39%) TeamCity
4 195 (19.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 178 (17.87%) JIRA
6 161 (16.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 59 (5.92%) Subversion
8 52 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 50 (5.02%) Maven
10 49 (4.92%) Vagrant
11 43 (4.32%) GitLab
12 33 (3.31%) Travis CI
13 26 (2.61%) gulp
14 24 (2.41%) Bitbucket
14 24 (2.41%) Cucumber
15 22 (2.21%) SonarQube
16 20 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (1.81%) Gradle
18 17 (1.71%) CircleCI
18 17 (1.71%) git-flow
General
1 192 (19.28%) Finance
2 45 (4.52%) Retail
3 27 (2.71%) Games
4 23 (2.31%) Marketing
5 17 (1.71%) Banking
6 16 (1.61%) Publishing
7 13 (1.31%) French Language
7 13 (1.31%) German Language
7 13 (1.31%) Swedish Language
8 12 (1.20%) Law
9 9 (0.90%) Advertising
10 3 (0.30%) Back Office
10 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.30%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Electronics
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 474 (47.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 168 (16.87%) AWS Engineer
3 127 (12.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 118 (11.85%) AWS DevOps
5 111 (11.14%) Architect
6 89 (8.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 88 (8.84%) Senior DevOps
8 69 (6.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 68 (6.83%) DevOps Manager
10 59 (5.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 55 (5.52%) Cloud Architect
12 53 (5.32%) Developer
13 47 (4.72%) AWS Architect
14 46 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
15 45 (4.52%) Lead DevOps
16 43 (4.32%) Consultant
17 39 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 39 (3.92%) Platform Engineer
18 36 (3.61%) DevOps Consultant
19 35 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (20.18%) Web Services
2 155 (15.56%) Node.js
3 96 (9.64%) Elastic Stack
4 75 (7.53%) HTML
5 57 (5.72%) .NET
6 56 (5.62%) CSS
7 55 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 50 (5.02%) REST
9 49 (4.92%) React
10 39 (3.92%) Spring
11 37 (3.71%) Java EE
11 37 (3.71%) JSON
12 35 (3.51%) Kafka
13 32 (3.21%) ActiveMQ
14 28 (2.81%) Spring Boot
15 25 (2.51%) JAX-RS
15 25 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (2.51%) RESTful
16 20 (2.01%) .NET Framework
17 19 (1.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (12.35%) Private Cloud
2 97 (9.74%) Fintech
3 90 (9.04%) Public Cloud
4 74 (7.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 57 (5.72%) Linux Command Line
6 55 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (5.52%) Cloud Native
7 49 (4.92%) Data Centre
8 47 (4.72%) Computer Science
9 44 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
10 40 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (3.21%) Replication
12 24 (2.41%) Management Information System
13 23 (2.31%) Clustering
14 21 (2.11%) Algorithms
14 21 (2.11%) Blog
15 17 (1.71%) Mobile App
16 12 (1.20%) PlayStation
16 12 (1.20%) User Experience
17 10 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 631 (63.35%) Linux
2 327 (32.83%) Windows
3 107 (10.74%) CentOS
4 99 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (9.64%) Unix
6 67 (6.73%) Ubuntu
7 59 (5.92%) Windows Server
8 41 (4.12%) Debian
9 17 (1.71%) Amazon Linux
9 17 (1.71%) DC/OS
10 16 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (1.51%) Android
12 13 (1.31%) Mesosphere
13 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.00%) Solaris
14 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.30%) CoreOS
18 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (74.40%) DevOps
2 391 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (21.08%) Configuration Management
4 193 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
5 139 (13.96%) Microservices
6 128 (12.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 120 (12.05%) Test Automation
8 116 (11.65%) Open Source
9 95 (9.54%) Scrum
10 91 (9.14%) Deployment Automation
11 89 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
12 87 (8.73%) Network Virtualisation
13 76 (7.63%) Software Engineering
14 75 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
15 73 (7.33%) Asset Management
16 71 (7.13%) ITIL
17 70 (7.03%) Continuous Deployment
18 69 (6.93%) High Availability
19 60 (6.02%) Mentoring
20 59 (5.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (49.40%) Python
2 305 (30.62%) Java
3 237 (23.80%) Bash Shell
4 235 (23.59%) SQL
5 153 (15.36%) PowerShell
6 135 (13.55%) JavaScript
7 122 (12.25%) C#
8 110 (11.04%) Ruby
9 65 (6.53%) PHP
10 60 (6.02%) Go
11 48 (4.82%) Perl
12 43 (4.32%) Shell Script
13 40 (4.02%) Scala
14 14 (1.41%) AWK
15 13 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.10%) Clojure
17 10 (1.00%) Lisp
18 9 (0.90%) C++
19 8 (0.80%) TypeScript
20 6 (0.60%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 97 (9.74%) AWS Certification
2 86 (8.63%) Degree
3 28 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.81%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.00%) MCSE
7 10 (1.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.70%) MCSA
9 6 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.50%) CISSP
10 5 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.50%) ISEB
10 5 (0.50%) OSCP
10 5 (0.50%) SANS
11 4 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.30%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.20%) CCNP
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.63%) QA
2 17 (1.71%) GDPR
3 14 (1.41%) SLA
4 9 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 426 (42.77%) Docker
2 119 (11.95%) Virtual Machines
3 106 (10.64%) Active Directory
4 64 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (5.12%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.71%) VirtualBox
7 15 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.50%) iptables
8 5 (0.50%) pfSense
9 4 (0.40%) Squid
9 4 (0.40%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.40%) Xen
10 2 (0.20%) NFS
11 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.10%) HDFS
11 1 (0.10%) Varnish
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 551 (55.32%) Ansible
2 431 (43.27%) Terraform
3 416 (41.77%) Puppet
4 368 (36.95%) Opscode Chef
5 260 (26.10%) Kubernetes
6 108 (10.84%) Salt
7 80 (8.03%) Packer
8 49 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
9 39 (3.92%) Grafana
9 39 (3.92%) Kibana
10 38 (3.82%) Prometheus
11 35 (3.51%) logstash
12 24 (2.41%) Consul
12 24 (2.41%) Nagios
13 21 (2.11%) Mesos
14 13 (1.31%) Rancher
15 12 (1.20%) Automic
16 10 (1.00%) SCOM
17 9 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
18 8 (0.80%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 127 (12.75%) New Relic
2 111 (11.14%) Google
3 99 (9.94%) VMware
4 91 (9.14%) Trend Micro
5 76 (7.63%) Red Hat
6 72 (7.23%) Microsoft
7 63 (6.33%) Oracle
8 39 (3.92%) Splunk
9 31 (3.11%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.81%) Cisco
11 17 (1.71%) IBM
11 17 (1.71%) SaltStack
12 14 (1.41%) McAfee
13 11 (1.10%) EMC
13 11 (1.10%) Palo Alto
13 11 (1.10%) SolarWinds
14 9 (0.90%) Citrix
15 8 (0.80%) AppDynamics
16 7 (0.70%) Rackspace
17 5 (0.50%) TOWER Software