Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 385 433
Rank change year-on-year +116 +48 +125
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 1,154 752 1,052
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.08% 2.19% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 817 577 831
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,082 £43,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

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 37,483 34,311 40,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.41% 35.23% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29,987 28,245 33,253
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,450 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the UK

AWS CloudFormation
Top 18 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 14 May 2021. 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 +126 1,036 £60,000 -11.11% 176
UK excluding London +156 608 £57,500 -4.17% 108
London +64 467 £75,000 -4.76% 86
Work from Home +53 314 £50,000 -20.00% 47
North of England +90 307 £57,500 -4.17% 47
Yorkshire +80 186 £57,500 -8.00% 13
North West +48 112 £57,500 - 25
South East +77 101 £67,500 -3.57% 15
South West +46 85 £45,000 -16.28% 8
Scotland +11 47 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Midlands +4 38 £60,000 +4.35% 11
West Midlands +2 25 £60,000 +4.35% 7
East of England +1 17 £70,000 +21.74% 9
East Midlands +6 13 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Wales +24 11 £47,500 -19.15% 2
North East +7 9 £49,500 -10.26% 9
Northern Ireland +5 1 £85,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £69,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 1,114 (96.53%) AWS
2 843 (73.05%) Terraform
3 835 (72.36%) DevOps
4 675 (58.49%) Docker
5 657 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
6 611 (52.95%) Python
7 607 (52.60%) Kubernetes
8 474 (41.07%) Linux
9 425 (36.83%) Infrastructure as Code
10 357 (30.94%) Serverless
11 347 (30.07%) Puppet
12 332 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
13 331 (28.68%) Azure
14 326 (28.25%) Ansible
15 310 (26.86%) Java
16 290 (25.13%) AWS Lambda
17 275 (23.83%) Software Engineering
18 269 (23.31%) Jenkins
18 269 (23.31%) GCP
19 263 (22.79%) Git (software)
20 250 (21.66%) Configuration Management
21 237 (20.54%) Go
22 234 (20.28%) JavaScript
23 231 (20.02%) Ruby
23 231 (20.02%) Scrum
23 231 (20.02%) Continuous Integration
24 227 (19.67%) Deployment Automation
25 214 (18.54%) C#
26 197 (17.07%) Microservices
27 191 (16.55%) Social Skills

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 72 (6.24%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (4.25%) Confluence
3 27 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (2.08%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.39%) nginx
6 14 (1.21%) IIS
7 13 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.95%) Apache
9 9 (0.78%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.61%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.35%) GemFire
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.17%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.17%) Traefik
15 1 (0.087%) Apache Airflow
15 1 (0.087%) JBoss
15 1 (0.087%) Luigi
15 1 (0.087%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1,114 (96.53%) AWS
2 357 (30.94%) Serverless
3 331 (28.68%) Azure
4 290 (25.13%) AWS Lambda
5 269 (23.31%) GCP
6 178 (15.42%) Amazon S3
7 172 (14.90%) Amazon EC2
8 164 (14.21%) Amazon EKS
9 150 (13.00%) Amazon ECS
10 128 (11.09%) PaaS
11 121 (10.49%) SaaS
12 108 (9.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 97 (8.41%) IaaS
14 75 (6.50%) Pulumi
15 72 (6.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 71 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
17 63 (5.46%) CloudFront
18 61 (5.29%) AWS CodePipeline
19 59 (5.11%) GitHub
20 49 (4.25%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.55%) Firewall
1 41 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.91%) DNS
2 22 (1.91%) HTTP
3 21 (1.82%) VPN
4 12 (1.04%) WAN
5 10 (0.87%) Internet
6 9 (0.78%) LAN
6 9 (0.78%) VLAN
7 8 (0.69%) IPv4
8 5 (0.43%) BGP
8 5 (0.43%) Network Security
8 5 (0.43%) OSPF
8 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.35%) SD-WAN
9 4 (0.35%) VoIP
10 3 (0.26%) DHCP
10 3 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.26%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.09%) Amazon RDS
2 105 (9.10%) MySQL
3 104 (9.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 104 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 43 (3.73%) Big Data
6 41 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 37 (3.21%) SQL Server
8 35 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 30 (2.60%) Redis
10 20 (1.73%) Amazon Athena
11 17 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.04%) BigQuery
13 12 (1.04%) MariaDB
13 12 (1.04%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
16 8 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 269 (23.31%) Jenkins
2 263 (22.79%) Git (software)
3 104 (9.01%) JIRA
4 82 (7.11%) GitLab
5 56 (4.85%) TeamCity
6 54 (4.68%) Bitbucket
7 45 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (2.43%) Maven
9 27 (2.34%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.34%) Selenium
10 22 (1.91%) Gradle
11 20 (1.73%) Cypress.io
12 19 (1.65%) JUnit
12 19 (1.65%) Spinnaker
13 16 (1.39%) CircleCI
13 16 (1.39%) Travis CI
14 15 (1.30%) EasyMock
14 15 (1.30%) Postman
14 15 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 14 (1.21%) Vagrant
General
1 191 (16.55%) Social Skills
2 165 (14.30%) Finance
3 80 (6.93%) Public Sector
4 52 (4.51%) Banking
5 31 (2.69%) Presentation Skills
6 29 (2.51%) Legal
7 23 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (1.91%) Marketing
9 19 (1.65%) Local Government
10 18 (1.56%) Games
11 17 (1.47%) Retail
12 14 (1.21%) Billing
12 14 (1.21%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.13%) Law
13 13 (1.13%) Wearables
14 10 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.61%) Automotive
15 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 529 (45.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 300 (26.00%) AWS Engineer
3 266 (23.05%) AWS DevOps
4 258 (22.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 139 (12.05%) Software Engineer
6 103 (8.93%) Senior DevOps
7 98 (8.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 93 (8.06%) Developer
9 89 (7.71%) Cloud Engineer
10 72 (6.24%) Architect
11 51 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
12 33 (2.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 31 (2.69%) Systems Engineer
14 30 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
15 25 (2.17%) Site Engineer
16 24 (2.08%) Data Engineer
16 24 (2.08%) Technical Leader
17 22 (1.91%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 22 (1.91%) Technical Architect
18 21 (1.82%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (11.53%) AngularJS
2 117 (10.14%) Node.js
3 104 (9.01%) .NET
4 99 (8.58%) React
5 95 (8.23%) Web Services
6 88 (7.63%) Vue.js
7 65 (5.63%) CSS
8 64 (5.55%) .NET Core
9 53 (4.59%) RESTful
10 50 (4.33%) REST
11 43 (3.73%) Elastic Stack
12 36 (3.12%) Kafka
12 36 (3.12%) Spring
13 33 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
14 32 (2.77%) Lambda Expressions
15 29 (2.51%) Spring Boot
16 25 (2.17%) HTML
17 24 (2.08%) React Native
18 23 (1.99%) Serverless Framework
19 21 (1.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.37%) Cloud Native
1 62 (5.37%) Public Cloud
2 59 (5.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 46 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (3.55%) NHS
5 36 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 31 (2.69%) Data Structures
9 27 (2.34%) Algorithms
9 27 (2.34%) Blog
9 27 (2.34%) Data Centre
10 25 (2.17%) Hedge funds
11 24 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (1.99%) Derivative
13 19 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (1.39%) Social Network
15 13 (1.13%) Smartphone
16 12 (1.04%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 474 (41.07%) Linux
2 92 (7.97%) Unix
2 92 (7.97%) Windows
3 24 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (1.99%) Android
5 18 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.21%) CentOS
7 10 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.52%) Debian
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.17%) VMS
11 1 (0.087%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (72.36%) DevOps
2 657 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (36.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 275 (23.83%) Software Engineering
5 250 (21.66%) Configuration Management
6 231 (20.02%) Continuous Integration
6 231 (20.02%) Scrum
7 227 (19.67%) Deployment Automation
8 197 (17.07%) Microservices
9 177 (15.34%) TDD
10 152 (13.17%) Migration
11 131 (11.35%) Test Automation
12 121 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
13 115 (9.97%) Mentoring
14 114 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 97 (8.41%) Unit Testing
16 91 (7.89%) SDLC
17 83 (7.19%) OOP
17 83 (7.19%) SOLID
18 80 (6.93%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 611 (52.95%) Python
2 310 (26.86%) Java
3 237 (20.54%) Go
4 234 (20.28%) JavaScript
5 231 (20.02%) Ruby
6 214 (18.54%) C#
7 162 (14.04%) Bash Shell
8 136 (11.79%) SQL
9 121 (10.49%) C++
10 108 (9.36%) PowerShell
11 94 (8.15%) Kotlin
12 90 (7.80%) Scala
13 42 (3.64%) PHP
13 42 (3.64%) TypeScript
14 40 (3.47%) ES6
14 40 (3.47%) Shell Script
15 35 (3.03%) Perl
16 19 (1.65%) C
17 15 (1.30%) Groovy
18 13 (1.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 104 (9.01%) AWS Certification
2 72 (6.24%) Degree
3 70 (6.07%) Security Cleared
4 46 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 35 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.43%) CCIE
8 5 (0.43%) CCNP
9 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.35%) OCP
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.087%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.087%) CCNA
12 1 (0.087%) CCSP
12 1 (0.087%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.34%) QA
2 12 (1.04%) GDPR
2 12 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.52%) NIST
5 2 (0.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.087%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.087%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.087%) SOC 2
System Software
1 675 (58.49%) Docker
2 22 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.61%) Xen
6 6 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.35%) HDFS
8 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.087%) KVM
9 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 843 (73.05%) Terraform
2 607 (52.60%) Kubernetes
3 347 (30.07%) Puppet
4 332 (28.77%) Opscode Chef
5 326 (28.25%) Ansible
6 43 (3.73%) Prometheus
7 34 (2.95%) Packer
8 29 (2.51%) Istio
9 25 (2.17%) Nagios
10 22 (1.91%) Grafana
11 20 (1.73%) Salt
12 16 (1.39%) Fortio
12 16 (1.39%) Kiali
13 12 (1.04%) Kibana
14 11 (0.95%) Consul
14 11 (0.95%) logstash
15 10 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (0.87%) Sysdig
16 8 (0.69%) CFEngine
16 8 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (6.93%) Google
2 76 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 66 (5.72%) Oracle
4 62 (5.37%) SaltStack
5 37 (3.21%) VMware
6 24 (2.08%) Splunk
7 22 (1.91%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.30%) AppDynamics
9 15 (1.30%) Dynatrace
10 11 (0.95%) Citrix
11 10 (0.87%) New Relic
11 10 (0.87%) PagerDuty
11 10 (0.87%) Veeam
12 9 (0.78%) Cisco
12 9 (0.78%) FNZ
13 8 (0.69%) F5
13 8 (0.69%) Palo Alto
14 7 (0.61%) Cloudera
14 7 (0.61%) Hortonworks