Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 265 569
Rank change year-on-year +114 +304 +558
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 3,326 2,210 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 1.28% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.43% 12.68% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,509 1,784 608
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £42,900 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -16.00%

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 18,048 17,429 15,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 10.11% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13,822 13,738 12,274
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Terraform.

Salary trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 16 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 20 June 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 +113 3,108 £70,000 +7.69% 236
London +90 1,940 £75,000 +7.14% 135
UK excluding London +153 1,316 £57,500 +4.55% 115
South East +148 416 £62,500 +4.17% 27
North of England +52 362 £55,000 - 32
North West +58 190 £60,000 +9.09% 20
Scotland +93 159 £55,000 - 9
Midlands +79 146 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Yorkshire +21 135 £53,400 +1.71% 8
South West +62 109 £62,000 +51.22% 9
West Midlands +74 106 £55,000 +10.00% 14
East of England +123 103 £55,000 +4.76% 17
East Midlands +10 40 £56,250 +12.50% 2
North East +31 37 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Wales +1 18 £46,250 +15.63% 4
Northern Ireland -22 3 £35,000 -17.65% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 2,605 (78.32%) DevOps
2 2,516 (75.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1,965 (59.08%) Docker
4 1,797 (54.03%) Ansible
5 1,671 (50.24%) Kubernetes
6 1,592 (47.87%) Linux
7 1,572 (47.26%) Python
8 1,446 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
9 1,348 (40.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,326 (39.87%) Jenkins
11 1,182 (35.54%) Puppet
12 1,023 (30.76%) Infrastructure as Code
13 945 (28.41%) Java
14 872 (26.22%) Opscode Chef
15 791 (23.78%) Google Cloud Platform
16 777 (23.36%) Git (software)
17 680 (20.44%) Windows
18 676 (20.32%) Software Engineering
19 657 (19.75%) Bash Shell
20 645 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
21 638 (19.18%) Microservices
22 630 (18.94%) Configuration Management
23 622 (18.70%) AWS CloudFormation
24 618 (18.58%) Finance
25 510 (15.33%) Ruby
26 487 (14.64%) PowerShell
27 462 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
28 432 (12.99%) Open Source
29 426 (12.81%) Microsoft
30 423 (12.72%) JavaScript

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
1 238 (7.16%) Elasticsearch
2 137 (4.12%) Apache Spark
3 130 (3.91%) Apache
4 117 (3.52%) Confluence
5 95 (2.86%) nginx
6 79 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 58 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 57 (1.71%) SAS
9 50 (1.50%) IIS
10 34 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
11 27 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 22 (0.66%) Skype for Business
13 16 (0.48%) Apache Pig
13 16 (0.48%) Drupal
14 15 (0.45%) CloudStack
15 14 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
15 14 (0.42%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.33%) Jupyter
17 10 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (0.45%) Fireworks
2 8 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.090%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 39 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.12%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.12%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.060%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.030%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.030%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.030%) Quorum
5 1 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,516 (75.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1,348 (40.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 791 (23.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 622 (18.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 394 (11.85%) Serverless
6 326 (9.80%) AWS Lambda
7 316 (9.50%) Amazon EC2
8 298 (8.96%) Amazon S3
9 287 (8.63%) IaaS
10 246 (7.40%) GitHub
11 226 (6.79%) PaaS
12 193 (5.80%) Amazon ECS
13 166 (4.99%) SaaS
14 147 (4.42%) OpenShift
14 147 (4.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 144 (4.33%) Amazon SQS
16 136 (4.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 119 (3.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 109 (3.28%) Datadog
19 95 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 183 (5.50%) Firewall
2 115 (3.46%) TCP/IP
3 111 (3.34%) DNS
4 82 (2.47%) VPN
5 44 (1.32%) HTTP
6 42 (1.26%) Internet
7 39 (1.17%) DHCP
8 35 (1.05%) Skype
8 35 (1.05%) SSL
9 28 (0.84%) Network Security
10 27 (0.81%) WAN
11 23 (0.69%) BGP
12 20 (0.60%) LAN
13 19 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (0.57%) VLAN
14 15 (0.45%) BIG-IP
15 13 (0.39%) SAN
16 12 (0.36%) SMTP
16 12 (0.36%) VRRP
17 11 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (7.43%) Amazon RDS
2 242 (7.28%) MySQL
3 238 (7.16%) Big Data
4 236 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
5 191 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 171 (5.14%) NoSQL
7 168 (5.05%) MongoDB
7 168 (5.05%) SQL Server
8 146 (4.39%) Hadoop
9 110 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 103 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 86 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 77 (2.32%) Blockchain
13 75 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 67 (2.01%) Redis
15 62 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
16 55 (1.65%) Pentaho
17 41 (1.23%) MariaDB
18 31 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
19 30 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,326 (39.87%) Jenkins
2 777 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 292 (8.78%) GitLab
4 287 (8.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 258 (7.76%) TeamCity
6 206 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 200 (6.01%) JIRA
8 178 (5.35%) Bitbucket
9 156 (4.69%) Maven
10 153 (4.60%) Artifactory
11 131 (3.94%) Travis CI
12 125 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 121 (3.64%) Vagrant
14 103 (3.10%) GoCD
15 99 (2.98%) Subversion
16 86 (2.59%) Selenium
17 85 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
18 64 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
19 58 (1.74%) CircleCI
20 53 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 618 (18.58%) Finance
2 233 (7.01%) Banking
3 207 (6.22%) Retail
4 64 (1.92%) Publishing
5 60 (1.80%) Games
5 60 (1.80%) Marketing
6 54 (1.62%) Front Office
7 51 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.32%) Law
9 37 (1.11%) Electronics
10 27 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.33%) Advertising
14 9 (0.27%) Back Office
14 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.15%) Legal
15 5 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.12%) Automotive
17 3 (0.090%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,441 (43.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 572 (17.20%) AWS Engineer
3 461 (13.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 411 (12.36%) Senior DevOps
5 399 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
6 346 (10.40%) Developer
7 331 (9.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 325 (9.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 214 (6.43%) Consultant
10 204 (6.13%) Platform Engineer
11 200 (6.01%) Software Engineer
12 191 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
12 191 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 164 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
14 132 (3.97%) DevOps Consultant
14 132 (3.97%) Java Engineer
15 130 (3.91%) Lead DevOps
16 129 (3.88%) Architect
17 125 (3.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 121 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (11.58%) Web Services
2 361 (10.85%) Elastic Stack
3 286 (8.60%) Node.js
4 249 (7.49%) .NET
5 248 (7.46%) Kafka
6 206 (6.19%) Spring
7 189 (5.68%) React
8 162 (4.87%) AngularJS
9 136 (4.09%) RESTful
10 131 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
11 110 (3.31%) Spring Boot
12 101 (3.04%) JSON
13 99 (2.98%) J2EE
14 93 (2.80%) HTML
15 86 (2.59%) CSS
16 80 (2.41%) REST
17 77 (2.32%) .NET Core
18 69 (2.07%) ASP.NET
19 61 (1.83%) Vue.js
20 54 (1.62%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 271 (8.15%) Public Cloud
2 169 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 160 (4.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 148 (4.45%) Data Centre
5 122 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
6 101 (3.04%) Cloud Native
7 98 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (2.01%) User Experience
9 64 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 63 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 51 (1.53%) Replication
12 50 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
13 47 (1.41%) Algorithms
14 43 (1.29%) Virtual Team
15 34 (1.02%) Hedge funds
16 32 (0.96%) Private Cloud
17 31 (0.93%) Blog
17 31 (0.93%) Fixed Income
17 31 (0.93%) PlayStation
18 29 (0.87%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1,592 (47.87%) Linux
2 680 (20.44%) Windows
3 223 (6.70%) Unix
4 164 (4.93%) Windows Server
5 147 (4.42%) CentOS
6 135 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (3.88%) Ubuntu
8 36 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 33 (0.99%) Android
10 28 (0.84%) Mesosphere
11 23 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.66%) DC/OS
13 17 (0.51%) Solaris
14 16 (0.48%) SUSE
15 15 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
16 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.39%) Debian
18 11 (0.33%) Fedora
19 9 (0.27%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,605 (78.32%) DevOps
2 1,446 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 1,023 (30.76%) Infrastructure as Code
4 676 (20.32%) Software Engineering
5 645 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
6 638 (19.18%) Microservices
7 630 (18.94%) Configuration Management
8 462 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 432 (12.99%) Open Source
10 390 (11.73%) Test Automation
11 333 (10.01%) Mentoring
12 302 (9.08%) Scrum
13 299 (8.99%) Fintech
14 280 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
15 279 (8.39%) Migration
16 277 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 268 (8.06%) TDD
18 261 (7.85%) Analytics
19 233 (7.01%) Deployment Automation
20 224 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,572 (47.26%) Python
2 945 (28.41%) Java
3 657 (19.75%) Bash Shell
4 510 (15.33%) Ruby
5 487 (14.64%) PowerShell
6 423 (12.72%) JavaScript
7 404 (12.15%) Go
8 396 (11.91%) SQL
9 223 (6.70%) C#
10 163 (4.90%) PHP
11 150 (4.51%) Shell Script
12 130 (3.91%) Scala
13 122 (3.67%) Groovy
14 108 (3.25%) Perl
15 91 (2.74%) C++
16 87 (2.62%) TypeScript
17 57 (1.71%) C
18 55 (1.65%) Java 8
19 44 (1.32%) PL/SQL
20 28 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 231 (6.95%) Degree
2 120 (3.61%) AWS Certification
3 116 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 105 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 83 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 49 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (1.44%) RHCE
8 38 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
9 31 (0.93%) RHCSA
10 25 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.57%) CCNA
12 19 (0.57%) CISSP
13 15 (0.45%) MCSE
14 13 (0.39%) PhD
15 12 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.36%) Postgraduate
16 11 (0.33%) MCSA
17 10 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.21%) QA
2 22 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (0.57%) GDPR
4 14 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.39%) SLA
6 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.18%) SEPA
9 4 (0.12%) NIST
10 3 (0.090%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.060%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.060%) FISMA
11 2 (0.060%) PSD2
11 2 (0.060%) WCAG
12 1 (0.030%) COBIT
12 1 (0.030%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,965 (59.08%) Docker
2 162 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 111 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 77 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (1.47%) VirtualBox
7 35 (1.05%) vSphere
8 30 (0.90%) RHEV
9 28 (0.84%) oVirt
10 27 (0.81%) KVM
11 20 (0.60%) XenApp
12 18 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 18 (0.54%) Xen
13 16 (0.48%) Varnish
13 16 (0.48%) VMware NSX
13 16 (0.48%) XenDesktop
14 14 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 12 (0.36%) Squid
16 11 (0.33%) etcd
17 10 (0.30%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1,797 (54.03%) Ansible
2 1,671 (50.24%) Kubernetes
3 1,182 (35.54%) Puppet
4 872 (26.22%) Opscode Chef
5 299 (8.99%) Packer
6 199 (5.98%) Prometheus
7 186 (5.59%) Consul
8 169 (5.08%) Docker Swarm
9 119 (3.58%) Grafana
10 118 (3.55%) Nagios
11 90 (2.71%) Salt
12 72 (2.16%) Kibana
12 72 (2.16%) Rancher
13 63 (1.89%) ZABBIX
14 62 (1.86%) Rundeck
15 53 (1.59%) Graphite
16 52 (1.56%) Mesos
17 47 (1.41%) HAProxy
18 41 (1.23%) Opsview
19 36 (1.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 426 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 398 (11.97%) Google
3 228 (6.86%) VMware
4 209 (6.28%) Oracle
5 167 (5.02%) Splunk
6 124 (3.73%) Red Hat
7 95 (2.86%) New Relic
8 72 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 67 (2.01%) SaltStack
10 59 (1.77%) Atlassian
11 58 (1.74%) Cisco
11 58 (1.74%) IBM
12 57 (1.71%) Cloudera
13 52 (1.56%) Databricks
13 52 (1.56%) Delphix
13 52 (1.56%) RedGate
14 44 (1.32%) Citrix
15 43 (1.29%) WorldPay
16 37 (1.11%) AppDynamics
17 32 (0.96%) SAP