Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 761 1229
Rank change year-on-year +391 +468 -
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 1,452 436 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.25% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.49% 2.93% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 354 36
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -

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 15,302 14,888 16,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.82% 8.53% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12,476 12,055 13,363
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +379 1,375 £65,000 - 259
London +291 865 £70,000 +7.69% 152
UK excluding London +303 547 £55,000 -8.33% 114
South East +176 190 £60,000 -4.00% 36
North of England +124 172 £52,500 -8.70% 25
North West +63 92 £55,000 - 17
Midlands +15 64 £57,500 - 19
Yorkshire +76 61 £52,500 -10.64% 8
South West +42 54 £50,000 -25.93% 11
West Midlands -3 37 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Scotland -10 28 £67,500 +53.41% 2
East Midlands +30 27 £57,500 +12.20% 7
East of England +15 21 £51,250 - 15
North East +1 19 £50,000 -24.53%
Wales - 17 £37,500 - 6
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Terraform also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Terraform.

1 1,172 (80.72%) DevOps
2 1,140 (78.51%) Amazon AWS
3 928 (63.91%) Ansible
4 918 (63.22%) Linux
5 853 (58.75%) Docker
6 805 (55.44%) Puppet
7 748 (51.52%) Python
8 674 (46.42%) Opscode Chef
9 665 (45.80%) Jenkins
10 555 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
11 501 (34.50%) Kubernetes
12 490 (33.75%) Configuration Management
13 436 (30.03%) Java
14 389 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
15 385 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
16 367 (25.28%) Ruby
17 315 (21.69%) Bash Shell
18 292 (20.11%) AWS CloudFormation
19 281 (19.35%) Git (software)
20 252 (17.36%) Packer
21 231 (15.91%) Windows
22 223 (15.36%) Microservices
23 198 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
24 193 (13.29%) Go
24 193 (13.29%) Node.js
25 186 (12.81%) Open Source
25 186 (12.81%) Web Services
26 182 (12.53%) Finance
27 176 (12.12%) Unix
28 173 (11.91%) Elastic Stack

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
1 156 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
2 131 (9.02%) nginx
3 119 (8.20%) Apache
4 100 (6.89%) OpenStack
5 96 (6.61%) Apache Spark
6 74 (5.10%) Tomcat
7 54 (3.72%) Confluence
8 42 (2.89%) Apache Solr
9 33 (2.27%) Jetty
10 20 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.17%) CMS
12 16 (1.10%) JBoss
13 13 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.76%) CloudStack
15 8 (0.55%) IIS
15 8 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.41%) SAS
17 5 (0.34%) NServiceBus
18 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
18 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.28%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,140 (78.51%) Amazon AWS
2 389 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (20.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 198 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
5 169 (11.64%) Amazon S3
6 137 (9.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 119 (8.20%) SaaS
8 116 (7.99%) Serverless
9 82 (5.65%) AWS Lambda
10 80 (5.51%) GitHub
11 74 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 65 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 63 (4.34%) IaaS
14 59 (4.06%) Route 53
15 54 (3.72%) PaaS
16 52 (3.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 51 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
18 34 (2.34%) Amazon Kinesis
19 29 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
20 28 (1.93%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 112 (7.71%) Firewall
2 90 (6.20%) DNS
3 82 (5.65%) VPN
4 54 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 43 (2.96%) Internet
6 41 (2.82%) DHCP
6 41 (2.82%) HTTP
7 36 (2.48%) IPsec
8 33 (2.27%) SSL
9 27 (1.86%) Kerberos
10 26 (1.79%) BGP
10 26 (1.79%) WAN
11 25 (1.72%) MPLS
11 25 (1.72%) OSPF
12 23 (1.58%) RIP
13 21 (1.45%) VPLS
14 14 (0.96%) Network Security
15 12 (0.83%) ICMP
15 12 (0.83%) SAN
16 6 (0.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 137 (9.44%) NoSQL
3 128 (8.82%) MySQL
4 105 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
5 100 (6.89%) Big Data
6 86 (5.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 82 (5.65%) Hadoop
8 79 (5.44%) Amazon RDS
9 67 (4.61%) Redis
10 63 (4.34%) SQL Server
11 62 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 35 (2.41%) Apache Hive
13 32 (2.20%) Relational Database
14 21 (1.45%) HBase
14 21 (1.45%) Riak
15 19 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (1.24%) InfluxDB
17 16 (1.10%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.96%) Neo4j
19 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 665 (45.80%) Jenkins
2 281 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 150 (10.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 131 (9.02%) Vagrant
5 121 (8.33%) JIRA
6 112 (7.71%) TeamCity
7 88 (6.06%) Maven
8 67 (4.61%) Hudson
9 55 (3.79%) GoCD
10 53 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 53 (3.65%) Subversion
11 52 (3.58%) Artifactory
12 43 (2.96%) GitLab
13 40 (2.75%) Bitbucket
14 39 (2.69%) Travis CI
15 37 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
16 27 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (1.65%) Gradle
18 21 (1.45%) Cucumber
19 20 (1.38%) Selenium
General
1 182 (12.53%) Finance
2 80 (5.51%) Banking
3 60 (4.13%) Retail
4 37 (2.55%) Publishing
5 31 (2.13%) Games
6 28 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.65%) Legal
8 22 (1.52%) Marketing
9 20 (1.38%) Advertising
10 15 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.96%) Law
12 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.69%) Automotive
13 10 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.62%) Electronics
15 8 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) French Language
16 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 794 (54.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 264 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 258 (17.77%) AWS DevOps
4 213 (14.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 165 (11.36%) Developer
6 152 (10.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 146 (10.06%) Senior DevOps
8 145 (9.99%) Linux Engineer
9 127 (8.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 121 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 103 (7.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 78 (5.37%) Architect
13 76 (5.23%) Consultant
14 72 (4.96%) Software Engineer
15 70 (4.82%) Senior Developer
16 65 (4.48%) DevOps Consultant
17 62 (4.27%) Java Developer
18 59 (4.06%) Lead DevOps
19 53 (3.65%) Platform Engineer
20 47 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (13.29%) Node.js
2 186 (12.81%) Web Services
3 173 (11.91%) Elastic Stack
4 148 (10.19%) .NET
5 83 (5.72%) Kafka
6 72 (4.96%) Spring
7 63 (4.34%) React
8 58 (3.99%) REST
9 56 (3.86%) AngularJS
9 56 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
10 51 (3.51%) HTML
11 49 (3.37%) RESTful
12 47 (3.24%) Spring Boot
13 43 (2.96%) LAMP
14 42 (2.89%) .NET Core
15 35 (2.41%) HTML5
15 35 (2.41%) JSON
16 32 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
17 28 (1.93%) Aurelia
17 28 (1.93%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.40%) Fintech
2 94 (6.47%) Public Cloud
3 83 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 69 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 47 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (1.86%) Clustering
7 27 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 24 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
10 21 (1.45%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.10%) PKI
13 13 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.62%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.55%) Semantic Web
16 7 (0.48%) Data Structures
17 6 (0.41%) Digital TV
17 6 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
18 5 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 918 (63.22%) Linux
2 231 (15.91%) Windows
3 176 (12.12%) Unix
4 141 (9.71%) CentOS
5 100 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (4.89%) Windows Server
7 68 (4.68%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.41%) Debian
9 22 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.17%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.48%) DC/OS
13 5 (0.34%) Android
14 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.14%) Fedora
15 2 (0.14%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.069%) AIX
16 1 (0.069%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.069%) Solaris
16 1 (0.069%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,172 (80.72%) DevOps
2 555 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (33.75%) Configuration Management
4 385 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
5 223 (15.36%) Microservices
6 186 (12.81%) Open Source
7 161 (11.09%) Software Engineering
8 148 (10.19%) TDD
9 147 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 142 (9.78%) Scrum
11 116 (7.99%) Test Automation
12 105 (7.23%) Migration
13 88 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
14 71 (4.89%) Auto-Scaling
15 69 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 68 (4.68%) E-Commerce
17 60 (4.13%) Mentoring
18 53 (3.65%) Machine Learning
19 52 (3.58%) High Availability
19 52 (3.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 748 (51.52%) Python
2 436 (30.03%) Java
3 367 (25.28%) Ruby
4 315 (21.69%) Bash Shell
5 193 (13.29%) Go
6 162 (11.16%) C#
7 160 (11.02%) JavaScript
8 159 (10.95%) SQL
9 142 (9.78%) Perl
10 122 (8.40%) PowerShell
11 90 (6.20%) PHP
12 78 (5.37%) Scala
13 77 (5.30%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.07%) ES6
15 26 (1.79%) C++
16 21 (1.45%) R
17 16 (1.10%) TypeScript
18 15 (1.03%) Groovy
19 12 (0.83%) Clojure
20 9 (0.62%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 91 (6.27%) Degree
2 58 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 42 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (2.69%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.83%) RHCE
8 9 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.62%) MCSE
8 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.62%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.48%) CCNA
9 7 (0.48%) MCSD
9 7 (0.48%) OCP
9 7 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.28%) PhD
12 3 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.82%) GCP
2 26 (1.79%) QA
3 22 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.31%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 853 (58.75%) Docker
2 88 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.07%) LXC
4 21 (1.45%) vSphere
5 20 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.24%) Xen
7 17 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.10%) Varnish
8 16 (1.10%) VirtualBox
9 14 (0.96%) HDFS
10 12 (0.83%) KVM
10 12 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.69%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.48%) NFS
14 5 (0.34%) XenServer
15 4 (0.28%) GlusterFS
15 4 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 928 (63.91%) Ansible
2 805 (55.44%) Puppet
3 674 (46.42%) Opscode Chef
4 501 (34.50%) Kubernetes
5 252 (17.36%) Packer
6 100 (6.89%) Salt
7 86 (5.92%) Nagios
8 84 (5.79%) Consul
9 74 (5.10%) Kibana
10 70 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
11 62 (4.27%) logstash
12 46 (3.17%) Grafana
13 45 (3.10%) Mesos
14 41 (2.82%) ZABBIX
15 28 (1.93%) Prometheus
16 27 (1.86%) Rundeck
17 16 (1.10%) Cobbler
18 15 (1.03%) HAProxy
18 15 (1.03%) Rancher
18 15 (1.03%) rkt
Vendors
1 165 (11.36%) Google
2 141 (9.71%) Red Hat
3 140 (9.64%) VMware
4 109 (7.51%) Microsoft
5 73 (5.03%) Oracle
6 67 (4.61%) New Relic
7 57 (3.93%) ServiceNow
8 51 (3.51%) Splunk
9 49 (3.37%) SaltStack
10 26 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.38%) Cisco
12 18 (1.24%) IBM
12 18 (1.24%) RedGate
13 15 (1.03%) Hortonworks
14 13 (0.90%) AppDynamics
15 12 (0.83%) F5
16 9 (0.62%) Cloudera
16 9 (0.62%) Databricks
16 9 (0.62%) Rackspace
16 9 (0.62%) SAP