Period
to 29 January 2020

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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 207 377
Rank change year-on-year +87 +170 +388
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 3,367 2,614 1,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 1.72% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.02% 15.16% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,562 2,027 1,188
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 16,017 17,241 15,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.78% 11.34% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12,226 13,467 12,830
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,375 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 29 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 15 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 29 January 2020. 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 +93 3,250 £72,500 +7.41% 734
London +73 2,090 £80,000 +6.67% 421
UK excluding London +81 1,202 £60,000 +4.35% 374
North of England +82 416 £57,500 - 108
South East +103 395 £65,000 +4.00% 60
North West +56 200 £60,000 +4.35% 59
Yorkshire +63 188 £57,500 +4.55% 35
Midlands +48 152 £60,000 +4.35% 63
West Midlands +60 118 £60,000 +9.09% 42
South West +43 103 £60,000 - 24
Scotland +5 62 £55,000 +29.41% 28
East of England +42 50 £62,500 -3.85% 57
Wales +11 38 £51,500 +5.02% 34
East Midlands +31 34 £73,750 +13.46% 21
North East +33 28 £43,000 -24.23% 14

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 2,471 (73.39%) DevOps
2 2,274 (67.54%) AWS
3 1,941 (57.65%) Docker
4 1,795 (53.31%) Kubernetes
5 1,782 (52.93%) Ansible
6 1,633 (48.50%) Python
7 1,419 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1,371 (40.72%) Azure
9 1,201 (35.67%) Linux
10 1,150 (34.16%) Jenkins
11 1,068 (31.72%) Puppet
12 987 (29.31%) Infrastructure as Code
13 923 (27.41%) Java
14 770 (22.87%) Opscode Chef
15 767 (22.78%) GCP
16 728 (21.62%) Configuration Management
17 677 (20.11%) Finance
18 661 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
19 626 (18.59%) Software Engineering
20 624 (18.53%) Bash Shell
21 611 (18.15%) Microservices
22 600 (17.82%) PowerShell
23 596 (17.70%) Windows
24 593 (17.61%) AWS CloudFormation
25 547 (16.25%) Git (software)
26 497 (14.76%) JavaScript
27 482 (14.32%) SQL
28 445 (13.22%) Google
29 411 (12.21%) Go
30 404 (12.00%) Ruby

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
1 164 (4.87%) Confluence
2 150 (4.46%) Apache Spark
3 120 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (2.85%) IIS
5 86 (2.55%) Apache
6 82 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 72 (2.14%) nginx
8 67 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 37 (1.10%) CMS
10 33 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 24 (0.71%) SAS
12 19 (0.56%) WordPress
13 18 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 18 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
13 18 (0.53%) Drupal
13 18 (0.53%) SharePoint
14 17 (0.50%) Headless CMS
14 17 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.48%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.089%) HipChat
2 2 (0.059%) Windchill
3 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.089%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.059%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.059%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.059%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.030%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.030%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.030%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 2,274 (67.54%) AWS
2 1,371 (40.72%) Azure
3 767 (22.78%) GCP
4 593 (17.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 379 (11.26%) Serverless
6 303 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
7 300 (8.91%) AWS Lambda
8 278 (8.26%) PaaS
9 262 (7.78%) Amazon ECS
10 253 (7.51%) Amazon S3
11 247 (7.34%) IaaS
12 235 (6.98%) GitHub
13 232 (6.89%) OpenShift
14 190 (5.64%) SaaS
15 129 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 125 (3.71%) Amazon SQS
17 103 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
18 100 (2.97%) Amazon EKS
19 99 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 77 (2.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 189 (5.61%) Firewall
2 147 (4.37%) DNS
3 126 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 78 (2.32%) VPN
5 76 (2.26%) Internet
6 37 (1.10%) BGP
6 37 (1.10%) DHCP
6 37 (1.10%) HTTP
7 35 (1.04%) WAN
8 34 (1.01%) SSL
9 23 (0.68%) LAN
9 23 (0.68%) SAN
10 15 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (0.45%) DMZ
10 15 (0.45%) SMTP
11 14 (0.42%) FTP
12 12 (0.36%) Skype
13 10 (0.30%) Network Security
13 10 (0.30%) OSPF
13 10 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
2 239 (7.10%) Amazon RDS
3 214 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 191 (5.67%) Big Data
5 169 (5.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 165 (4.90%) SQL Server
7 161 (4.78%) Hadoop
8 155 (4.60%) MySQL
9 105 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 89 (2.64%) Redis
11 79 (2.35%) Relational Database
12 70 (2.08%) MongoDB
13 65 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 64 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
15 59 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
16 56 (1.66%) Neo4j
17 36 (1.07%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.92%) Pentaho
19 24 (0.71%) Blockchain
20 23 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,150 (34.16%) Jenkins
2 547 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 273 (8.11%) JIRA
4 245 (7.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 245 (7.28%) TeamCity
5 185 (5.49%) Artifactory
6 176 (5.23%) GitLab
7 170 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 168 (4.99%) Maven
9 147 (4.37%) Bitbucket
10 143 (4.25%) Vagrant
11 133 (3.95%) CircleCI
12 93 (2.76%) Selenium
12 93 (2.76%) SonarQube
13 79 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
14 74 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 68 (2.02%) JUnit
16 58 (1.72%) IBM UrbanCode
17 54 (1.60%) Cucumber
18 53 (1.57%) Gradle
General
1 677 (20.11%) Finance
2 249 (7.40%) Banking
3 167 (4.96%) Retail
4 107 (3.18%) Front Office
5 96 (2.85%) Public Sector
6 52 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 50 (1.49%) Games
8 47 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 45 (1.34%) Marketing
10 43 (1.28%) Law
11 31 (0.92%) Automotive
11 31 (0.92%) Billing
12 29 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 24 (0.71%) Advertising
14 21 (0.62%) Electronics
15 15 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.24%) Legal
18 7 (0.21%) Back Office
19 6 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,434 (42.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 458 (13.60%) AWS Engineer
3 399 (11.85%) Cloud Engineer
4 382 (11.35%) Developer
5 278 (8.26%) Senior DevOps
6 265 (7.87%) AWS DevOps
7 251 (7.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 246 (7.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 227 (6.74%) Platform Engineer
10 217 (6.44%) Software Engineer
11 204 (6.06%) Architect
12 201 (5.97%) Azure Engineer
13 169 (5.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 155 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 134 (3.98%) Lead DevOps
15 134 (3.98%) Senior Developer
16 126 (3.74%) Python Engineer
17 114 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
18 111 (3.30%) Data Engineer
19 103 (3.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (10.31%) Node.js
2 344 (10.22%) Web Services
3 282 (8.38%) React
4 267 (7.93%) .NET
5 208 (6.18%) Elastic Stack
6 202 (6.00%) Spring
7 185 (5.49%) Kafka
8 184 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 131 (3.89%) REST
10 126 (3.74%) Spring Boot
11 124 (3.68%) CSS
12 107 (3.18%) RESTful
13 101 (3.00%) HTML
14 92 (2.73%) JSON
15 90 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
16 67 (1.99%) Redux
17 63 (1.87%) Vue.js
18 59 (1.75%) J2EE
19 58 (1.72%) TensorFlow
20 54 (1.60%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 280 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
2 228 (6.77%) Public Cloud
3 126 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 125 (3.71%) Cloud Native
5 103 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
6 98 (2.91%) Fixed Income
7 87 (2.58%) Data Centre
8 67 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 65 (1.93%) Blog
10 64 (1.90%) Hedge funds
11 60 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 51 (1.51%) Derivative
12 51 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 50 (1.49%) User Experience
14 47 (1.40%) Algorithms
15 42 (1.25%) Data Structures
16 40 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 38 (1.13%) Virtual Team
18 37 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,201 (35.67%) Linux
2 596 (17.70%) Windows
3 236 (7.01%) Unix
4 147 (4.37%) Windows Server
5 125 (3.71%) CentOS
6 121 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 36 (1.07%) VMS
10 25 (0.74%) Mesosphere
11 22 (0.65%) Android
12 21 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.59%) Debian
14 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.39%) CoreOS
16 12 (0.36%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.30%) Solaris
18 7 (0.21%) zOS
19 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
20 4 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,471 (73.39%) DevOps
2 1,419 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
3 987 (29.31%) Infrastructure as Code
4 728 (21.62%) Configuration Management
5 661 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
6 626 (18.59%) Software Engineering
7 611 (18.15%) Microservices
8 373 (11.08%) Test Automation
9 348 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 336 (9.98%) TDD
11 328 (9.74%) Migration
12 318 (9.44%) Open Source
13 303 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
14 289 (8.58%) Fintech
15 285 (8.46%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 283 (8.41%) Scrum
17 253 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 244 (7.25%) Analytics
19 219 (6.50%) Machine Learning
20 211 (6.27%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,633 (48.50%) Python
2 923 (27.41%) Java
3 624 (18.53%) Bash Shell
4 600 (17.82%) PowerShell
5 497 (14.76%) JavaScript
6 482 (14.32%) SQL
7 411 (12.21%) Go
8 404 (12.00%) Ruby
9 286 (8.49%) C#
10 187 (5.55%) Scala
11 141 (4.19%) PHP
12 140 (4.16%) Perl
13 131 (3.89%) Shell Script
14 109 (3.24%) TypeScript
15 103 (3.06%) Kotlin
16 86 (2.55%) R
17 83 (2.47%) Java 8
18 78 (2.32%) C++
19 68 (2.02%) Groovy
20 42 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 196 (5.82%) Degree
2 117 (3.47%) AWS Certification
3 115 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 114 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 73 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 28 (0.83%) RHCE
7 23 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.33%) PhD
12 10 (0.30%) CCNP
13 8 (0.24%) MCSA
14 6 (0.18%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.15%) MCSE
15 5 (0.15%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.15%) SANS
16 4 (0.12%) CEPT
16 4 (0.12%) EC-Council LPT
16 4 (0.12%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.85%) QA
2 27 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.56%) GDPR
4 11 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.33%) NIST
5 9 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.15%) SLA
8 3 (0.089%) NCSC
9 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,941 (57.65%) Docker
2 161 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (3.89%) Active Directory
4 76 (2.26%) VirtualBox
5 68 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 43 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (1.07%) vSphere
8 16 (0.48%) Xen
8 16 (0.48%) XenApp
9 14 (0.42%) HDFS
10 13 (0.39%) vCloud
11 12 (0.36%) KVM
12 10 (0.30%) Ceph
12 10 (0.30%) oVirt
13 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.18%) GridGain
16 6 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,795 (53.31%) Kubernetes
2 1,782 (52.93%) Ansible
3 1,068 (31.72%) Puppet
4 770 (22.87%) Opscode Chef
5 282 (8.38%) Packer
6 204 (6.06%) Prometheus
7 201 (5.97%) Docker Swarm
8 147 (4.37%) Grafana
9 133 (3.95%) Consul
10 120 (3.56%) Nagios
11 117 (3.47%) Salt
12 105 (3.12%) ZABBIX
13 101 (3.00%) Rancher
14 65 (1.93%) Graphite
15 57 (1.69%) Istio
15 57 (1.69%) Kibana
16 44 (1.31%) Mesos
17 33 (0.98%) Opsview
18 32 (0.95%) HAProxy
19 29 (0.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 445 (13.22%) Google
2 372 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 239 (7.10%) VMware
4 188 (5.58%) Oracle
4 188 (5.58%) Splunk
5 135 (4.01%) Red Hat
6 94 (2.79%) Cloudera
7 78 (2.32%) Atlassian
8 73 (2.17%) IBM
9 63 (1.87%) SaltStack
10 59 (1.75%) WorldPay
11 57 (1.69%) Cisco
12 56 (1.66%) Hortonworks
13 51 (1.51%) ServiceNow
14 50 (1.49%) Dynatrace
15 47 (1.40%) AppDynamics
16 46 (1.37%) CyberArk
17 41 (1.22%) New Relic
18 40 (1.19%) SAP
19 37 (1.10%) hybris