Period
to 21 August 2018

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

Terraform
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 486 1055
Rank change year-on-year +250 +569 +239
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 2,448 1,024 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.90% 6.51% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,952 829 180
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £43,285 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £76,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +4.17%

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 17,612 15,736 17,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.42% 8.93% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,021 12,714 14,276
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 +258 2,327 £65,000 - 354
London +185 1,496 £70,000 - 205
UK excluding London +274 913 £55,000 - 171
North of England +227 360 £52,500 +5.00% 57
South East +106 228 £60,000 -6.98% 36
North West +133 167 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Yorkshire +150 159 £52,500 - 17
Midlands +71 107 £52,500 - 21
West Midlands +73 74 £55,000 -4.35% 12
East of England +74 72 £52,500 +9.38% 22
Scotland +53 69 £56,250 +18.42% 16
South West +36 50 £47,500 -20.83% 12
North East +1 34 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +21 33 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Wales +8 25 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Northern Ireland - 3 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 1,890 (77.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1,870 (76.39%) DevOps
3 1,501 (61.32%) Docker
4 1,355 (55.35%) Ansible
5 1,274 (52.04%) Linux
6 1,193 (48.73%) Python
7 1,190 (48.61%) Jenkins
8 1,148 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
9 1,070 (43.71%) Puppet
10 1,001 (40.89%) Kubernetes
11 952 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 928 (37.91%) Continuous Integration
13 919 (37.54%) Opscode Chef
14 837 (34.19%) Java
15 675 (27.57%) Configuration Management
16 650 (26.55%) Microservices
17 596 (24.35%) Git (software)
18 528 (21.57%) Software Engineering
19 506 (20.67%) Ruby
20 488 (19.93%) Google Cloud Platform
21 471 (19.24%) Bash Shell
22 446 (18.22%) Web Services
23 429 (17.52%) Windows
24 427 (17.44%) Finance
25 414 (16.91%) AWS CloudFormation
26 377 (15.40%) Google
27 362 (14.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 358 (14.62%) PowerShell
29 347 (14.17%) Vagrant
30 336 (13.73%) Go

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
1 184 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
2 135 (5.51%) OpenStack
3 113 (4.62%) Apache
4 93 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 90 (3.68%) nginx
6 74 (3.02%) Confluence
7 72 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 55 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 28 (1.14%) IIS
10 25 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 24 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (0.82%) JBoss
13 19 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (0.74%) Jetty
15 17 (0.69%) CMS
16 15 (0.61%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.53%) CloudStack
18 10 (0.41%) Apache Pig
18 10 (0.41%) Mule ESB
18 10 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.082%) HipChat
3 2 (0.082%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.082%) Mingle
4 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.20%) Front Arena
4 5 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.041%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.041%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,890 (77.21%) Amazon AWS
2 952 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 488 (19.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 414 (16.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 214 (8.74%) Amazon EC2
6 177 (7.23%) Serverless
7 174 (7.11%) Amazon S3
8 151 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
9 138 (5.64%) SaaS
10 135 (5.51%) IaaS
11 130 (5.31%) GitHub
11 130 (5.31%) PaaS
12 87 (3.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 81 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 74 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
15 69 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 62 (2.53%) OpenShift
17 54 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
18 48 (1.96%) Route 53
19 46 (1.88%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 190 (7.76%) Firewall
2 181 (7.39%) DNS
3 111 (4.53%) TCP/IP
4 102 (4.17%) VPN
5 51 (2.08%) HTTP
5 51 (2.08%) Internet
5 51 (2.08%) Network Security
6 42 (1.72%) SAN
6 42 (1.72%) SSL
7 38 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (1.35%) WAN
9 27 (1.10%) LAN
10 26 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
11 22 (0.90%) DHCP
11 22 (0.90%) NetScaler
12 21 (0.86%) MPLS
12 21 (0.86%) VPLS
13 20 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 19 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (9.31%) NoSQL
2 197 (8.05%) MySQL
3 192 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 177 (7.23%) MongoDB
5 140 (5.72%) Big Data
6 139 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
7 135 (5.51%) Redis
8 124 (5.07%) SQL Server
9 121 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 109 (4.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 98 (4.00%) Hadoop
12 94 (3.84%) Relational Database
13 51 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
14 47 (1.92%) Neo4j
15 34 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
16 31 (1.27%) Blockchain
17 28 (1.14%) InfluxDB
18 27 (1.10%) MariaDB
19 26 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
20 22 (0.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,190 (48.61%) Jenkins
2 596 (24.35%) Git (software)
3 362 (14.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 347 (14.17%) Vagrant
5 221 (9.03%) JIRA
6 212 (8.66%) TeamCity
7 181 (7.39%) Maven
8 164 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 159 (6.50%) Subversion
10 116 (4.74%) GoCD
11 106 (4.33%) Hudson
12 93 (3.80%) GitLab
13 89 (3.64%) Bitbucket
14 84 (3.43%) Selenium
15 67 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 57 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
17 56 (2.29%) Cucumber
17 56 (2.29%) IBM UrbanCode
18 51 (2.08%) Gradle
19 50 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 427 (17.44%) Finance
2 149 (6.09%) Retail
3 82 (3.35%) Banking
4 75 (3.06%) Front Office
5 70 (2.86%) Games
6 50 (2.04%) Marketing
7 44 (1.80%) Law
8 39 (1.59%) Publishing
9 29 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.10%) Advertising
11 19 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.57%) Electronics
13 10 (0.41%) Automotive
13 10 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.20%) Back Office
17 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.082%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,029 (42.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 460 (18.79%) Developer
3 317 (12.95%) AWS Engineer
4 262 (10.70%) AWS DevOps
5 241 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 241 (9.84%) Senior DevOps
6 210 (8.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 191 (7.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 184 (7.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 157 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
10 153 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 150 (6.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 133 (5.43%) Lead DevOps
13 128 (5.23%) Java Engineer
14 126 (5.15%) AWS Developer
15 122 (4.98%) Architect
16 118 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 106 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
18 101 (4.13%) Senior Developer
19 98 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (18.22%) Web Services
2 245 (10.01%) React
3 227 (9.27%) AngularJS
4 221 (9.03%) Elastic Stack
5 216 (8.82%) Node.js
6 169 (6.90%) J2EE
7 158 (6.45%) Spring
8 156 (6.37%) Kafka
9 144 (5.88%) .NET
10 138 (5.64%) RESTful
11 120 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
12 113 (4.62%) REST
13 112 (4.58%) Spring Boot
14 111 (4.53%) HTML
15 100 (4.08%) J2SE
16 99 (4.04%) CSS
17 68 (2.78%) Middleware
18 57 (2.33%) HTML5
19 56 (2.29%) ASP.NET
20 52 (2.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 187 (7.64%) Public Cloud
2 166 (6.78%) Fintech
3 116 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
5 101 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 100 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
7 89 (3.64%) Data Centre
8 70 (2.86%) Hedge funds
9 56 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 55 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
11 49 (2.00%) User Experience
12 47 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 47 (1.92%) Mobile App
13 45 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
14 40 (1.63%) Robotics
15 37 (1.51%) Private Cloud
16 33 (1.35%) Management Information System
17 31 (1.27%) Cloud Native
18 29 (1.18%) Replication
19 28 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,274 (52.04%) Linux
2 429 (17.52%) Windows
3 242 (9.89%) Unix
4 152 (6.21%) CentOS
5 136 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 124 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 113 (4.62%) Windows Server
8 65 (2.66%) Debian
9 30 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.94%) DC/OS
12 17 (0.69%) Fedora
13 14 (0.57%) FreeBSD
13 14 (0.57%) SUSE
14 12 (0.49%) CoreOS
15 11 (0.45%) Android
16 6 (0.25%) Mesosphere
17 5 (0.20%) VMS
18 4 (0.16%) AIX
18 4 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,870 (76.39%) DevOps
2 1,148 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
3 928 (37.91%) Continuous Integration
4 675 (27.57%) Configuration Management
5 650 (26.55%) Microservices
6 528 (21.57%) Software Engineering
7 335 (13.68%) Open Source
8 329 (13.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 327 (13.36%) Scrum
10 286 (11.68%) Deployment Automation
11 262 (10.70%) TDD
12 225 (9.19%) Continuous Deployment
13 220 (8.99%) Test Automation
14 213 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
15 169 (6.90%) Pair Programming
16 160 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 157 (6.41%) Mentoring
18 148 (6.05%) High Availability
19 147 (6.00%) Load Balancing
20 143 (5.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,193 (48.73%) Python
2 837 (34.19%) Java
3 506 (20.67%) Ruby
4 471 (19.24%) Bash Shell
5 358 (14.62%) PowerShell
6 336 (13.73%) Go
7 326 (13.32%) SQL
8 260 (10.62%) JavaScript
9 168 (6.86%) Perl
10 158 (6.45%) C#
11 147 (6.00%) PHP
12 137 (5.60%) Scala
13 88 (3.59%) Java 8
14 82 (3.35%) Shell Script
15 64 (2.61%) Groovy
16 60 (2.45%) R
17 49 (2.00%) C++
18 41 (1.67%) Korn
19 40 (1.63%) TypeScript
20 35 (1.43%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 131 (5.35%) Degree
2 99 (4.04%) AWS Certification
3 59 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 21 (0.86%) CCNP
6 21 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.78%) CCIE
8 18 (0.74%) RHCE
9 17 (0.69%) RHCSA
10 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.41%) MCSE
12 8 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.25%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.20%) CISSP
14 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.16%) MCSA
16 3 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (11.15%) GCP
2 97 (3.96%) QA
3 22 (0.90%) SLA
4 13 (0.53%) GDPR
4 13 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.12%) DICOM
7 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.12%) HL7
7 3 (0.12%) SEPA
8 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.041%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.041%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,501 (61.32%) Docker
2 154 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 56 (2.29%) VirtualBox
5 35 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 33 (1.35%) vSphere
8 30 (1.23%) oVirt
9 28 (1.14%) KVM
9 28 (1.14%) RHEV
10 25 (1.02%) Xen
11 23 (0.94%) Samba
12 22 (0.90%) XenApp
12 22 (0.90%) XenDesktop
13 21 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
16 16 (0.65%) NFS
17 14 (0.57%) pfSense
18 8 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,355 (55.35%) Ansible
2 1,070 (43.71%) Puppet
3 1,001 (40.89%) Kubernetes
4 919 (37.54%) Opscode Chef
5 273 (11.15%) Packer
6 177 (7.23%) Consul
7 152 (6.21%) Docker Swarm
8 143 (5.84%) Nagios
9 135 (5.51%) Salt
10 111 (4.53%) ZABBIX
11 109 (4.45%) Grafana
11 109 (4.45%) Prometheus
12 73 (2.98%) Graphite
13 71 (2.90%) Kibana
14 61 (2.49%) Rancher
15 56 (2.29%) Rundeck
16 55 (2.25%) Mesos
17 43 (1.76%) Opsview
18 35 (1.43%) logstash
19 30 (1.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 377 (15.40%) Google
2 260 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 256 (10.46%) VMware
4 160 (6.54%) Splunk
5 153 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 122 (4.98%) Oracle
7 97 (3.96%) New Relic
8 90 (3.68%) Atlassian
9 85 (3.47%) Cisco
10 81 (3.31%) ServiceNow
11 66 (2.70%) Adobe
12 55 (2.25%) RedGate
12 55 (2.25%) SaltStack
13 51 (2.08%) Citrix
13 51 (2.08%) Delphix
14 50 (2.04%) F5
15 48 (1.96%) IBM
16 46 (1.88%) AppDynamics
17 36 (1.47%) Blue Prism
18 35 (1.43%) WorldPay