Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 100 169
Rank change year-on-year +58 +69 +123
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 5,066 3,027 3,109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.60% 3.11% 2.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.33% 23.03% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,997 2,441 2,387
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £43,425
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,185 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 14,757 13,143 17,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.50% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11,347 10,458 13,714
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,966
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Terraform.

Salary trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Terraform over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 18 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 14 May 2021. 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 +49 4,651 £70,000 -3.45% 840
London +24 2,516 £80,000 - 405
UK excluding London +96 2,224 £60,000 - 485
Work from Home +33 1,089 £65,000 - 244
North of England +55 900 £58,750 +6.82% 183
South East +83 468 £65,000 -7.14% 91
Yorkshire +43 431 £60,000 +9.09% 62
North West +63 415 £60,000 +4.35% 95
South West +66 278 £55,000 - 47
Midlands +71 263 £65,000 +8.33% 64
West Midlands +63 194 £65,000 +8.33% 48
Scotland +77 176 £55,000 +4.76% 29
East of England +53 97 £65,000 +8.33% 51
East Midlands +32 63 £60,000 -11.11% 16
North East +22 55 £54,000 +20.00% 26
Wales +29 36 £55,000 +6.80% 16
Northern Ireland - 4 £53,750 - 5
Isle of Man - 2 £52,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 3,688 (72.80%) DevOps
2 3,318 (65.50%) AWS
3 2,976 (58.74%) Kubernetes
4 2,763 (54.54%) Docker
5 2,218 (43.78%) Azure
6 2,129 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2,028 (40.03%) Python
8 1,943 (38.35%) Ansible
9 1,797 (35.47%) Infrastructure as Code
10 1,753 (34.60%) Linux
11 1,423 (28.09%) Jenkins
12 1,099 (21.69%) GCP
13 1,007 (19.88%) Puppet
14 980 (19.34%) Java
15 965 (19.05%) Software Engineering
16 901 (17.79%) Git (software)
17 897 (17.71%) JavaScript
18 871 (17.19%) SQL
19 857 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
20 844 (16.66%) Microservices
21 843 (16.64%) AWS CloudFormation
22 841 (16.60%) PowerShell
23 821 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
24 787 (15.53%) Finance
25 771 (15.22%) Serverless
26 768 (15.16%) Configuration Management
27 751 (14.82%) Bash Shell
28 716 (14.13%) Go
29 700 (13.82%) C#
30 696 (13.74%) Social Skills

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
1 191 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 190 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 125 (2.47%) Confluence
4 90 (1.78%) Apache Airflow
5 88 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 75 (1.48%) Apache
7 60 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 46 (0.91%) nginx
9 39 (0.77%) IIS
10 37 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 22 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.32%) WordPress
13 14 (0.28%) JBoss
14 13 (0.26%) Drupal
15 12 (0.24%) Apache Pulsar
16 11 (0.22%) CMS
17 10 (0.20%) MS Exchange
18 9 (0.18%) WebSphere
19 8 (0.16%) Jupyter
19 8 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.020%) Sketch
2 1 (0.020%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 68 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.28%) Magento
3 13 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.079%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.079%) Shopify
7 3 (0.059%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.059%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.039%) Summit
9 1 (0.020%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.020%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.020%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3,318 (65.50%) AWS
2 2,218 (43.78%) Azure
3 1,099 (21.69%) GCP
4 843 (16.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 771 (15.22%) Serverless
6 512 (10.11%) PaaS
7 384 (7.58%) IaaS
8 368 (7.26%) AWS Lambda
9 365 (7.20%) SaaS
10 314 (6.20%) Amazon ECS
11 310 (6.12%) GitHub
12 303 (5.98%) Amazon EKS
13 261 (5.15%) Amazon S3
14 255 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
15 237 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
16 181 (3.57%) Datadog
17 142 (2.80%) Pulumi
18 139 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
19 135 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 131 (2.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 250 (4.93%) Firewall
2 134 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 123 (2.43%) DNS
4 81 (1.60%) VPN
5 80 (1.58%) HTTP
6 67 (1.32%) Network Security
7 50 (0.99%) WAN
8 40 (0.79%) LAN
9 34 (0.67%) Internet
10 30 (0.59%) IPv4
11 29 (0.57%) SSL
12 26 (0.51%) DHCP
12 26 (0.51%) VLAN
13 22 (0.43%) DMZ
13 22 (0.43%) OSPF
14 21 (0.41%) FTP
15 19 (0.38%) SMTP
16 16 (0.32%) SD-WAN
17 15 (0.30%) IPsec
18 14 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
2 318 (6.28%) SQL Server
3 301 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 300 (5.92%) MySQL
5 284 (5.61%) Big Data
6 266 (5.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 244 (4.82%) MongoDB
8 232 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
9 198 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 176 (3.47%) Hadoop
11 165 (3.26%) Redis
12 131 (2.59%) Relational Database
13 110 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
14 95 (1.88%) MariaDB
15 87 (1.72%) Amazon Athena
16 80 (1.58%) Neo4j
17 70 (1.38%) BigQuery
18 58 (1.14%) Electronic Patient Records
19 54 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
20 51 (1.01%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,423 (28.09%) Jenkins
2 901 (17.79%) Git (software)
3 498 (9.83%) GitLab
4 260 (5.13%) JIRA
5 236 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 209 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 184 (3.63%) CircleCI
8 153 (3.02%) Bitbucket
9 142 (2.80%) Vagrant
10 130 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 127 (2.51%) Artifactory
11 127 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 82 (1.62%) Travis CI
12 82 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 67 (1.32%) Gradle
14 66 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 64 (1.26%) Maven
16 53 (1.05%) Cucumber
17 48 (0.95%) Selenium
18 47 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 787 (15.53%) Finance
2 696 (13.74%) Social Skills
3 212 (4.18%) Public Sector
4 207 (4.09%) Banking
5 189 (3.73%) Games
6 156 (3.08%) Retail
7 155 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
8 129 (2.55%) Marketing
9 110 (2.17%) Law
10 71 (1.40%) Presentation Skills
11 67 (1.32%) Telecoms
12 57 (1.13%) Front Office
12 57 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 55 (1.09%) Advertising
14 46 (0.91%) Electronics
15 43 (0.85%) Billing
15 43 (0.85%) Legal
16 27 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
18 19 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,046 (40.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 828 (16.34%) AWS Engineer
3 644 (12.71%) Developer
4 571 (11.27%) AWS DevOps
5 559 (11.03%) Senior DevOps
6 544 (10.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 524 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
8 516 (10.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 472 (9.32%) Azure Engineer
10 340 (6.71%) Platform Engineer
11 337 (6.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 313 (6.18%) Architect
13 287 (5.67%) Software Engineer
14 226 (4.46%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 195 (3.85%) Senior Developer
16 182 (3.59%) Site Engineer
17 171 (3.38%) Azure DevOps
18 166 (3.28%) Data Engineer
18 166 (3.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 139 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (9.75%) React
2 474 (9.36%) Node.js
3 442 (8.72%) .NET
4 396 (7.82%) Web Services
5 324 (6.40%) AngularJS
6 288 (5.68%) Kafka
7 259 (5.11%) .NET Core
8 212 (4.18%) CSS
8 212 (4.18%) REST
9 177 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
9 177 (3.49%) Vue.js
10 159 (3.14%) GraphQL
11 117 (2.31%) RESTful
12 115 (2.27%) Spring
13 102 (2.01%) Spring Boot
14 99 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 97 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 96 (1.89%) .NET Framework
17 94 (1.86%) jQuery
18 93 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 324 (6.40%) Cloud Native
2 278 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
3 260 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 181 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 179 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 139 (2.74%) Data Centre
7 89 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 88 (1.74%) User Experience
9 87 (1.72%) Blog
10 85 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 84 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 81 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
13 75 (1.48%) Data Structures
13 75 (1.48%) Mobile App
14 71 (1.40%) N-Tier
15 67 (1.32%) Algorithms
16 47 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
17 44 (0.87%) Management Information System
18 43 (0.85%) Hedge funds
19 39 (0.77%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,753 (34.60%) Linux
2 615 (12.14%) Windows
3 222 (4.38%) Unix
4 205 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 187 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 148 (2.92%) CentOS
7 120 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 36 (0.71%) Android
8 36 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 36 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 34 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (0.61%) Alpine Linux
11 23 (0.45%) VMS
12 19 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (0.18%) Debian
13 9 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.16%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.099%) Amazon Linux
15 5 (0.099%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,688 (72.80%) DevOps
2 2,129 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1,797 (35.47%) Infrastructure as Code
4 965 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 857 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 844 (16.66%) Microservices
7 768 (15.16%) Configuration Management
8 513 (10.13%) Deployment Automation
9 509 (10.05%) Mentoring
10 502 (9.91%) Scrum
11 490 (9.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 476 (9.40%) Test Automation
13 456 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 448 (8.84%) Migration
15 435 (8.59%) Fintech
16 431 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
17 429 (8.47%) TDD
18 407 (8.03%) Analytics
19 305 (6.02%) Open Source
20 287 (5.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,028 (40.03%) Python
2 980 (19.34%) Java
3 897 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 871 (17.19%) SQL
5 841 (16.60%) PowerShell
6 751 (14.82%) Bash Shell
7 716 (14.13%) Go
8 700 (13.82%) C#
9 489 (9.65%) Ruby
10 344 (6.79%) TypeScript
11 197 (3.89%) PHP
12 179 (3.53%) C++
13 175 (3.45%) Scala
14 168 (3.32%) Groovy
15 121 (2.39%) Kotlin
16 98 (1.93%) T-SQL
17 91 (1.80%) Shell Script
18 86 (1.70%) Perl
19 62 (1.22%) ES6
20 50 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 430 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 341 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 290 (5.72%) Degree
4 194 (3.83%) AWS Certification
5 108 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.41%) RHCE
10 17 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.30%) MCSA
11 15 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (0.28%) RHCSA
13 13 (0.26%) MCSE
13 13 (0.26%) OSCE
14 11 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (0.22%) OSCP
15 10 (0.20%) CISSP
16 9 (0.18%) CCIE
16 9 (0.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (1.89%) QA
2 78 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (0.91%) GDPR
4 36 (0.71%) NIST
5 27 (0.53%) SLA
6 17 (0.34%) NCSC
6 17 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.34%) PMBOK
7 15 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 11 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.18%) SOC 2
12 8 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.12%) SOC 1
14 5 (0.099%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.079%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.039%) PMO
System Software
1 2,763 (54.54%) Docker
2 285 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 214 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 74 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 67 (1.32%) VirtualBox
7 39 (0.77%) vSphere
8 33 (0.65%) Xen
9 23 (0.45%) VMware NSX
10 17 (0.34%) LXC
11 10 (0.20%) HDFS
11 10 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.14%) Postfix
14 6 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 6 (0.12%) KVM
14 6 (0.12%) NFS
15 4 (0.079%) Varnish
15 4 (0.079%) vCloud
16 3 (0.059%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2,976 (58.74%) Kubernetes
2 1,943 (38.35%) Ansible
3 1,007 (19.88%) Puppet
4 821 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
5 393 (7.76%) Prometheus
6 365 (7.20%) Grafana
7 212 (4.18%) Packer
8 143 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
9 138 (2.72%) Istio
10 118 (2.33%) Consul
11 89 (1.76%) Nagios
12 70 (1.38%) Salt
13 58 (1.14%) Rancher
14 56 (1.11%) Graphite
15 40 (0.79%) Opsview
16 38 (0.75%) ZABBIX
17 37 (0.73%) Kibana
18 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
19 26 (0.51%) logstash
19 26 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 534 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 528 (10.42%) Google
3 321 (6.34%) VMware
4 172 (3.40%) Oracle
5 158 (3.12%) Red Hat
6 142 (2.80%) Splunk
7 140 (2.76%) SaltStack
8 102 (2.01%) IBM
9 97 (1.91%) Atlassian
10 86 (1.70%) New Relic
11 84 (1.66%) Cloudera
12 77 (1.52%) Hortonworks
13 72 (1.42%) Cisco
14 65 (1.28%) Nintex
14 65 (1.28%) Talend
15 62 (1.22%) Informatica
16 45 (0.89%) AppDynamics
17 44 (0.87%) SAP
18 33 (0.65%) Citrix
19 31 (0.61%) Dynatrace