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

Terraform
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 231 452
Rank change year-on-year +106 +221 +487
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 3,603 2,482 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.65% 1.52% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.39% 14.30% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,698 1,926 991
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £43,233 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -12.00%

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 17,668 17,358 15,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.99% 10.62% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13,325 13,721 12,891
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 October 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 October 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 +105 3,378 £70,000 +7.69% 620
London +89 2,205 £75,000 +3.45% 350
UK excluding London +120 1,300 £60,000 +9.09% 304
South East +141 434 £65,000 +8.33% 60
North of England +34 386 £60,000 +9.09% 107
North West +46 191 £60,000 +9.09% 57
Yorkshire +5 166 £56,138 +6.93% 37
Scotland +65 155 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Midlands +69 141 £56,798 +0.97% 41
West Midlands +51 100 £56,798 +3.27% 27
South West +55 91 £57,500 -4.17% 35
East of England +87 70 £55,000 -8.33% 27
East Midlands +45 41 £47,500 -26.92% 13
North East +30 29 £51,250 -2.38% 13
Wales 0 27 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Northern Ireland -13 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2,834 (78.66%) DevOps
2 2,624 (72.83%) AWS
3 2,140 (59.39%) Docker
4 1,966 (54.57%) Kubernetes
5 1,914 (53.12%) Ansible
6 1,819 (50.49%) Python
7 1,551 (43.05%) Linux
8 1,513 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
9 1,490 (41.35%) Azure
10 1,381 (38.33%) Jenkins
11 1,267 (35.17%) Puppet
12 1,095 (30.39%) Infrastructure as Code
13 1,032 (28.64%) Java
14 1,023 (28.39%) Opscode Chef
15 923 (25.62%) GCP
16 808 (22.43%) Bash Shell
17 761 (21.12%) Configuration Management
18 695 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
19 682 (18.93%) Finance
20 674 (18.71%) AWS CloudFormation
21 673 (18.68%) Software Engineering
22 668 (18.54%) Git (software)
23 659 (18.29%) Windows
24 650 (18.04%) Microservices
25 582 (16.15%) PowerShell
26 519 (14.40%) Ruby
27 497 (13.79%) Google
28 495 (13.74%) JavaScript
29 476 (13.21%) Go
30 458 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 196 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 154 (4.27%) Apache Spark
3 140 (3.89%) Confluence
4 131 (3.64%) Apache
5 120 (3.33%) nginx
6 104 (2.89%) OpenStack
7 87 (2.41%) IIS
8 76 (2.11%) Tomcat
9 40 (1.11%) SAS
10 38 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
11 33 (0.92%) CMS
12 29 (0.80%) Drupal
13 24 (0.67%) SharePoint
14 20 (0.56%) CloudStack
14 20 (0.56%) WordPress
15 19 (0.53%) Skype for Business
16 17 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (0.42%) SugarCRM
19 14 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.056%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.028%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 43 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.056%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.056%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.028%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.028%) Magento
5 1 (0.028%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.028%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.028%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.028%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 2,624 (72.83%) AWS
2 1,490 (41.35%) Azure
3 923 (25.62%) GCP
4 674 (18.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 411 (11.41%) Serverless
6 356 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
7 326 (9.05%) AWS Lambda
8 282 (7.83%) IaaS
9 277 (7.69%) Amazon S3
10 253 (7.02%) PaaS
11 245 (6.80%) GitHub
12 221 (6.13%) Amazon ECS
13 211 (5.86%) OpenShift
14 208 (5.77%) SaaS
15 154 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 151 (4.19%) Amazon SQS
17 115 (3.19%) Datadog
18 95 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
19 91 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 76 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 204 (5.66%) Firewall
2 152 (4.22%) DNS
3 131 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 103 (2.86%) VPN
5 73 (2.03%) Internet
6 50 (1.39%) DHCP
7 42 (1.17%) HTTP
8 40 (1.11%) SSL
9 27 (0.75%) Skype
10 25 (0.69%) WAN
11 23 (0.64%) Network Security
12 21 (0.58%) BGP
13 15 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (0.42%) SMTP
13 15 (0.42%) VLAN
14 14 (0.39%) LAN
15 11 (0.31%) SAN
16 10 (0.28%) VRRP
17 7 (0.19%) BIG-IP
17 7 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (7.91%) Amazon RDS
2 226 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
3 223 (6.19%) Big Data
4 211 (5.86%) MySQL
5 194 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 161 (4.47%) Hadoop
7 146 (4.05%) SQL Server
8 139 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 137 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 128 (3.55%) MongoDB
11 93 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
12 87 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 82 (2.28%) Relational Database
14 71 (1.97%) Redis
15 45 (1.25%) Pentaho
16 42 (1.17%) Neo4j
17 40 (1.11%) Blockchain
17 40 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (1.00%) RDBMS
19 33 (0.92%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,381 (38.33%) Jenkins
2 668 (18.54%) Git (software)
3 287 (7.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 270 (7.49%) JIRA
5 254 (7.05%) TeamCity
6 242 (6.72%) GitLab
7 215 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 197 (5.47%) Artifactory
9 183 (5.08%) Bitbucket
10 153 (4.25%) Maven
11 132 (3.66%) Vagrant
12 124 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 110 (3.05%) IBM UrbanCode
14 98 (2.72%) CircleCI
14 98 (2.72%) Subversion
15 94 (2.61%) Selenium
16 83 (2.30%) GoCD
16 83 (2.30%) Travis CI
17 74 (2.05%) SonarQube
18 64 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 682 (18.93%) Finance
2 258 (7.16%) Banking
3 211 (5.86%) Retail
4 144 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 98 (2.72%) Front Office
6 64 (1.78%) Marketing
7 61 (1.69%) Games
8 56 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 54 (1.50%) Law
9 54 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 39 (1.08%) Electronics
11 28 (0.78%) Advertising
12 22 (0.61%) Billing
12 22 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.61%) Publishing
13 16 (0.44%) Automotive
14 12 (0.33%) Back Office
15 10 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.25%) Legal
17 6 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,614 (44.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 555 (15.40%) AWS Engineer
3 485 (13.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 408 (11.32%) Senior DevOps
5 370 (10.27%) Developer
6 354 (9.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 350 (9.71%) AWS DevOps
8 315 (8.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 240 (6.66%) Platform Engineer
10 214 (5.94%) Consultant
11 213 (5.91%) Software Engineer
12 188 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
13 187 (5.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 169 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
15 168 (4.66%) Architect
16 159 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 141 (3.91%) Lead DevOps
18 122 (3.39%) Python Engineer
19 120 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
20 111 (3.08%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (9.58%) Web Services
2 305 (8.47%) Elastic Stack
3 281 (7.80%) Node.js
4 224 (6.22%) .NET
5 205 (5.69%) Kafka
6 196 (5.44%) React
7 182 (5.05%) Spring
8 150 (4.16%) AngularJS
9 132 (3.66%) Spring Boot
10 128 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
11 115 (3.19%) JSON
12 104 (2.89%) RESTful
13 96 (2.66%) CSS
14 89 (2.47%) HTML
15 86 (2.39%) J2EE
16 84 (2.33%) REST
17 57 (1.58%) Vue.js
18 54 (1.50%) .NET Core
18 54 (1.50%) LAMP
19 51 (1.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 316 (8.77%) Public Cloud
2 272 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
3 180 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 142 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 132 (3.66%) Cloud Native
6 131 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 122 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
8 84 (2.33%) Fixed Income
9 73 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 70 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
11 58 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 52 (1.44%) User Experience
13 49 (1.36%) Data Structures
14 48 (1.33%) PlayStation
15 44 (1.22%) Replication
16 42 (1.17%) Mobile App
16 42 (1.17%) Private Cloud
17 39 (1.08%) Blog
18 38 (1.05%) Derivative
18 38 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,551 (43.05%) Linux
2 659 (18.29%) Windows
3 305 (8.47%) Unix
4 160 (4.44%) CentOS
5 140 (3.89%) Windows Server
6 120 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (2.14%) Ubuntu
8 40 (1.11%) Mesosphere
9 29 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 28 (0.78%) VMS
11 25 (0.69%) Android
12 20 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.50%) Debian
14 12 (0.33%) Solaris
15 9 (0.25%) SUSE
16 7 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
16 7 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.19%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,834 (78.66%) DevOps
2 1,513 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
3 1,095 (30.39%) Infrastructure as Code
4 761 (21.12%) Configuration Management
5 695 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
6 673 (18.68%) Software Engineering
7 650 (18.04%) Microservices
8 458 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 410 (11.38%) Test Automation
10 381 (10.57%) Open Source
11 364 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
12 326 (9.05%) Scrum
13 320 (8.88%) Migration
14 305 (8.47%) Fintech
15 290 (8.05%) TDD
16 285 (7.91%) Mentoring
17 282 (7.83%) Analytics
18 271 (7.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 263 (7.30%) Artificial Intelligence
20 248 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,819 (50.49%) Python
2 1,032 (28.64%) Java
3 808 (22.43%) Bash Shell
4 582 (16.15%) PowerShell
5 519 (14.40%) Ruby
6 495 (13.74%) JavaScript
7 476 (13.21%) Go
8 456 (12.66%) SQL
9 222 (6.16%) C#
10 165 (4.58%) PHP
11 163 (4.52%) Shell Script
12 158 (4.39%) Scala
13 136 (3.77%) Perl
14 104 (2.89%) Groovy
15 102 (2.83%) TypeScript
16 100 (2.78%) C++
17 90 (2.50%) R
18 81 (2.25%) Java 8
19 51 (1.42%) C
20 48 (1.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 275 (7.63%) Degree
2 159 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 108 (3.00%) AWS Certification
5 57 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 23 (0.64%) RHCE
8 19 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.47%) PhD
10 13 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (0.36%) RHCSA
11 10 (0.28%) MCSA
11 10 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.22%) CISSP
13 7 (0.19%) MCSE
14 6 (0.17%) ISSMP
14 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (3.44%) QA
2 24 (0.67%) GDPR
3 23 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.25%) SLA
6 8 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.11%) NIST
8 3 (0.083%) NCSC
9 2 (0.056%) COBIT
9 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.056%) PSD2
10 1 (0.028%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2,140 (59.39%) Docker
2 144 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 72 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 51 (1.42%) VirtualBox
6 48 (1.33%) vSphere
7 37 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.56%) KVM
8 20 (0.56%) Xen
9 18 (0.50%) XenApp
10 17 (0.47%) oVirt
11 16 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 16 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 15 (0.42%) vCloud
12 15 (0.42%) VMware NSX
13 14 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.33%) HDFS
14 12 (0.33%) RHEV
14 12 (0.33%) XenDesktop
15 11 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,966 (54.57%) Kubernetes
2 1,914 (53.12%) Ansible
3 1,267 (35.17%) Puppet
4 1,023 (28.39%) Opscode Chef
5 314 (8.71%) Packer
6 253 (7.02%) Prometheus
7 210 (5.83%) Consul
8 193 (5.36%) Docker Swarm
9 151 (4.19%) Grafana
10 150 (4.16%) Nagios
11 139 (3.86%) Salt
12 123 (3.41%) ZABBIX
13 100 (2.78%) Rancher
14 84 (2.33%) Graphite
15 79 (2.19%) Kibana
16 56 (1.55%) Rundeck
17 54 (1.50%) HAProxy
18 51 (1.42%) Istio
19 45 (1.25%) Opsview
20 44 (1.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 497 (13.79%) Google
2 391 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 227 (6.30%) VMware
4 210 (5.83%) Splunk
5 182 (5.05%) Oracle
6 107 (2.97%) IBM
7 89 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 86 (2.39%) ServiceNow
9 83 (2.30%) Cloudera
10 74 (2.05%) AppDynamics
11 72 (2.00%) New Relic
12 66 (1.83%) CyberArk
13 64 (1.78%) WorldPay
14 63 (1.75%) Atlassian
15 62 (1.72%) Cisco
16 60 (1.67%) SaltStack
17 53 (1.47%) SAP
18 49 (1.36%) Dynatrace
19 46 (1.28%) Citrix
20 43 (1.19%) Salesforce.com