Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Terraform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Terraform over the 6 months to 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 119 199
Rank change year-on-year +78 +80 +149
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 4,154 3,351 2,702
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.61% 2.71% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.85% 21.26% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,259 2,756 2,359
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £44,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Terraform is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,918 15,759 17,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.09% 12.76% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,689 12,258 13,647
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Terraform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Terraform.

Salary trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Terraform over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Terraform within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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 +72 3,817 £67,500 -4.93% 971
London +40 2,015 £75,000 -6.25% 442
UK excluding London +137 1,931 £57,500 -4.17% 575
Work from Home +83 862 £62,500 -10.71% 208
North of England +73 686 £57,500 +4.55% 213
South East +104 421 £60,000 -11.11% 124
Yorkshire +61 329 £57,500 +4.55% 72
North West +72 317 £58,750 +2.17% 119
Midlands +97 261 £65,000 +8.33% 76
South West +117 239 £52,500 -4.55% 59
West Midlands +94 220 £65,000 +8.33% 50
Scotland +98 165 £47,500 -13.64% 30
East of England +131 106 £60,000 -4.00% 52
Wales +42 44 £47,500 -9.52% 11
North East +19 40 £56,000 +40.00% 22
East Midlands +48 34 £62,500 -13.79% 25
Northern Ireland - 9 £52,500 - 11

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT jobs citing Terraform 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 Terraform.

1 3,038 (73.13%) DevOps
2 2,619 (63.05%) AWS
3 2,329 (56.07%) Kubernetes
4 2,138 (51.47%) Docker
5 1,745 (42.01%) Azure
5 1,745 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
6 1,641 (39.50%) Ansible
7 1,605 (38.64%) Python
8 1,493 (35.94%) Linux
9 1,326 (31.92%) Infrastructure as Code
10 1,112 (26.77%) Jenkins
11 950 (22.87%) Puppet
12 853 (20.53%) Java
13 823 (19.81%) GCP
14 748 (18.01%) Git (software)
15 741 (17.84%) Opscode Chef
16 734 (17.67%) SQL
17 724 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
18 718 (17.28%) PowerShell
19 685 (16.49%) Microservices
20 684 (16.47%) AWS CloudFormation
21 661 (15.91%) JavaScript
22 644 (15.50%) Configuration Management
22 644 (15.50%) Software Engineering
23 598 (14.40%) Finance
24 577 (13.89%) C#
24 577 (13.89%) Bash Shell
25 573 (13.79%) Go
26 510 (12.28%) Deployment Automation
26 510 (12.28%) Serverless

Terraform
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
1 181 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
2 160 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 120 (2.89%) Confluence
4 94 (2.26%) Apache
5 85 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 63 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
7 55 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 49 (1.18%) IIS
9 48 (1.16%) nginx
10 30 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.55%) SAS
12 20 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (0.36%) JBoss
14 13 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.24%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.24%) WordPress
16 8 (0.19%) Apache Pulsar
16 8 (0.19%) Drupal
17 6 (0.14%) DNN
17 6 (0.14%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.024%) Sketch
2 1 (0.024%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 46 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 8 (0.19%) Magento
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.12%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.048%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.048%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.048%) Shopify
8 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2,619 (63.05%) AWS
2 1,745 (42.01%) Azure
3 823 (19.81%) GCP
4 684 (16.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 510 (12.28%) Serverless
6 409 (9.85%) PaaS
7 322 (7.75%) SaaS
8 298 (7.17%) IaaS
9 294 (7.08%) Amazon EKS
10 273 (6.57%) GitHub
11 259 (6.23%) AWS Lambda
12 225 (5.42%) Amazon ECS
13 218 (5.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 180 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
15 161 (3.88%) Amazon S3
16 127 (3.06%) Pulumi
17 125 (3.01%) Datadog
18 115 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 113 (2.72%) OpenShift
20 96 (2.31%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 206 (4.96%) Firewall
2 136 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 129 (3.11%) DNS
4 82 (1.97%) VPN
5 64 (1.54%) HTTP
6 52 (1.25%) Network Security
7 44 (1.06%) Internet
8 41 (0.99%) WAN
9 24 (0.58%) LAN
10 23 (0.55%) IPv4
10 23 (0.55%) OSPF
11 22 (0.53%) FTP
12 20 (0.48%) VLAN
13 19 (0.46%) DHCP
13 19 (0.46%) HTTPS
14 18 (0.43%) IPsec
15 17 (0.41%) DMZ
16 16 (0.39%) OpenVPN
17 15 (0.36%) SMTP
17 15 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
2 286 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 210 (5.06%) MySQL
4 187 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 178 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 172 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 165 (3.97%) Big Data
8 131 (3.15%) Redis
9 122 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
10 115 (2.77%) Hadoop
11 112 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 111 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
13 87 (2.09%) Relational Database
14 69 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 68 (1.64%) MariaDB
16 53 (1.28%) BigQuery
17 52 (1.25%) Apache Hive
18 41 (0.99%) Data Lake
19 35 (0.84%) Amazon Athena
20 33 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,112 (26.77%) Jenkins
2 748 (18.01%) Git (software)
3 355 (8.55%) GitLab
4 239 (5.75%) JIRA
5 161 (3.88%) Bitbucket
6 146 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 133 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 113 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 107 (2.58%) Artifactory
10 106 (2.55%) CircleCI
11 98 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 89 (2.14%) Gradle
13 82 (1.97%) Maven
14 76 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 68 (1.64%) Travis CI
16 66 (1.59%) Vagrant
17 50 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
18 45 (1.08%) Cucumber
19 41 (0.99%) IntelliJ
20 38 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 598 (14.40%) Finance
2 187 (4.50%) Public Sector
3 182 (4.38%) Banking
4 140 (3.37%) Games
5 132 (3.18%) Retail
6 88 (2.12%) Law
7 76 (1.83%) Marketing
8 44 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 38 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.87%) Publishing
11 30 (0.72%) Billing
12 28 (0.67%) Back Office
12 28 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.65%) Advertising
14 26 (0.63%) Electronics
15 21 (0.51%) Legal
16 15 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.31%) Automotive
19 11 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,819 (43.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 783 (18.85%) AWS Engineer
3 600 (14.44%) AWS DevOps
4 568 (13.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 540 (13.00%) Developer
6 461 (11.10%) Senior DevOps
7 432 (10.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 428 (10.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 396 (9.53%) Azure Engineer
10 288 (6.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 257 (6.19%) Architect
12 210 (5.06%) Platform Engineer
13 170 (4.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 165 (3.97%) Senior Developer
15 155 (3.73%) Software Engineer
16 153 (3.68%) Azure DevOps
17 140 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
18 133 (3.20%) Site Engineer
19 131 (3.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
20 129 (3.11%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (8.88%) .NET
2 344 (8.28%) React
3 334 (8.04%) Node.js
4 254 (6.11%) Web Services
5 238 (5.73%) AngularJS
6 230 (5.54%) Kafka
7 201 (4.84%) .NET Core
8 157 (3.78%) CSS
9 149 (3.59%) Vue.js
10 145 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
11 134 (3.23%) REST
12 117 (2.82%) Spring
13 109 (2.62%) Spring Boot
14 106 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 102 (2.46%) jQuery
16 99 (2.38%) .NET Framework
17 91 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 84 (2.02%) Entity Framework
18 84 (2.02%) YAML
19 82 (1.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 285 (6.86%) Cloud Native
2 215 (5.18%) Public Cloud
3 189 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 147 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
5 126 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 88 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 77 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
9 72 (1.73%) Private Cloud
10 68 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 68 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 63 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 63 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 56 (1.35%) Algorithms
13 50 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 43 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (0.91%) Hedge funds
15 38 (0.91%) Reinsurance
16 37 (0.89%) Blog
17 33 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1,493 (35.94%) Linux
2 479 (11.53%) Windows
3 224 (5.39%) Unix
4 170 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 153 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 135 (3.25%) CentOS
7 99 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 33 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (0.72%) Android
9 30 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 20 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
11 16 (0.39%) VMS
12 13 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 12 (0.29%) zOS
14 11 (0.26%) Debian
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.12%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.072%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.072%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,038 (73.13%) DevOps
2 1,745 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 1,326 (31.92%) Infrastructure as Code
4 724 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
5 685 (16.49%) Microservices
6 644 (15.50%) Configuration Management
6 644 (15.50%) Software Engineering
7 510 (12.28%) Deployment Automation
8 442 (10.64%) TDD
9 432 (10.40%) Scrum
10 405 (9.75%) Migration
11 364 (8.76%) Fintech
12 361 (8.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 361 (8.69%) Test Automation
13 357 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
14 346 (8.33%) Mentoring
15 342 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 290 (6.98%) Analytics
17 241 (5.80%) Machine Learning
18 225 (5.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,605 (38.64%) Python
2 853 (20.53%) Java
3 734 (17.67%) SQL
4 718 (17.28%) PowerShell
5 661 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 577 (13.89%) Bash Shell
6 577 (13.89%) C#
7 573 (13.79%) Go
8 387 (9.32%) Ruby
9 180 (4.33%) TypeScript
10 170 (4.09%) Scala
11 158 (3.80%) PHP
12 136 (3.27%) C++
13 127 (3.06%) Kotlin
14 112 (2.70%) Groovy
15 85 (2.05%) T-SQL
16 73 (1.76%) Shell Script
17 62 (1.49%) Perl
18 49 (1.18%) C
19 37 (0.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 357 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 288 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 198 (4.77%) Degree
4 160 (3.85%) AWS Certification
5 73 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (0.65%) OSCE
9 23 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (0.41%) OSCP
13 14 (0.34%) CCNP
13 14 (0.34%) MCSA
14 13 (0.31%) CISSP
14 13 (0.31%) MCSE
15 12 (0.29%) CCIE
15 12 (0.29%) CCNA
16 11 (0.26%) RHCE
17 10 (0.24%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (1.78%) QA
3 51 (1.23%) NIST
4 46 (1.11%) GDPR
5 29 (0.70%) SLA
6 19 (0.46%) NCSC
7 17 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 16 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 11 (0.26%) HIPAA
10 11 (0.26%) ISO 22301
11 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.17%) NIST 800
14 5 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.12%) EMIR
14 5 (0.12%) MiFID
15 3 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 2,138 (51.47%) Docker
2 247 (5.95%) Active Directory
3 181 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 49 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 49 (1.18%) vSphere
5 25 (0.60%) Xen
6 21 (0.51%) VMware NSX
7 16 (0.39%) VirtualBox
8 14 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.22%) KVM
10 8 (0.19%) Postfix
11 7 (0.17%) HDFS
12 6 (0.14%) XenApp
12 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.096%) Ceph
13 4 (0.096%) LXC
13 4 (0.096%) NFS
14 3 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2,329 (56.07%) Kubernetes
2 1,641 (39.50%) Ansible
3 950 (22.87%) Puppet
4 741 (17.84%) Opscode Chef
5 257 (6.19%) Grafana
6 255 (6.14%) Prometheus
7 138 (3.32%) Packer
8 87 (2.09%) Istio
9 62 (1.49%) Nagios
10 60 (1.44%) Consul
11 52 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
12 35 (0.84%) Salt
13 34 (0.82%) Kibana
14 32 (0.77%) Rancher
15 30 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
16 28 (0.67%) ZABBIX
17 23 (0.55%) Fortio
17 23 (0.55%) Graylog
17 23 (0.55%) Kiali
18 20 (0.48%) logstash
Vendors
1 428 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 367 (8.83%) Google
3 270 (6.50%) VMware
4 175 (4.21%) Oracle
5 138 (3.32%) Red Hat
6 129 (3.11%) SaltStack
7 117 (2.82%) Splunk
8 95 (2.29%) Atlassian
9 75 (1.81%) New Relic
10 64 (1.54%) Cisco
11 59 (1.42%) Nintex
12 44 (1.06%) ServiceNow
13 39 (0.94%) Cloudera
14 38 (0.91%) Dynatrace
15 35 (0.84%) IBM
15 35 (0.84%) Talend
16 33 (0.79%) AppDynamics
17 32 (0.77%) SolarWinds
18 27 (0.65%) SAP
19 25 (0.60%) Palo Alto