Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 409 862
Rank change year-on-year +199 +453 +396
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 2,637 1,382 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 0.77% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.84% 8.51% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,063 1,149 307
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,233 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £89,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -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 17,772 16,234 16,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.13% 9.04% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14,031 13,303 13,392
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +190 2,469 £67,000 +3.08% 428
London +147 1,547 £72,500 +3.57% 251
UK excluding London +205 1,009 £57,500 +4.55% 198
North of England +173 376 £55,000 +4.76% 53
South East +83 274 £60,000 - 46
North West +120 188 £57,500 +9.52% 24
Yorkshire +132 174 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Midlands +79 111 £57,500 +4.55% 29
West Midlands +55 80 £55,000 -4.35% 17
Scotland +62 79 £42,500 -37.04% 10
East of England +83 73 £65,000 +15.56% 19
South West +37 64 £60,000 +20.00% 30
East Midlands +27 30 £67,500 +28.57% 12
Wales +9 29 £49,039 -10.84% 8
North East -8 14 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 2,028 (76.91%) DevOps
2 1,895 (71.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1,549 (58.74%) Docker
4 1,445 (54.80%) Ansible
5 1,337 (50.70%) Linux
6 1,241 (47.06%) Python
7 1,219 (46.23%) Kubernetes
8 1,199 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
9 1,146 (43.46%) Jenkins
10 1,143 (43.34%) Puppet
11 1,028 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 913 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
13 820 (31.10%) Java
14 740 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
15 713 (27.04%) Git (software)
16 679 (25.75%) Configuration Management
17 634 (24.04%) Microservices
18 515 (19.53%) Google Cloud Platform
19 505 (19.15%) Bash Shell
20 490 (18.58%) Ruby
21 466 (17.67%) Windows
22 465 (17.63%) AWS CloudFormation
23 445 (16.88%) Open Source
24 442 (16.76%) SQL
25 440 (16.69%) Software Engineering
26 389 (14.75%) Go
27 369 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
27 369 (13.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 368 (13.96%) Finance
29 357 (13.54%) PowerShell

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
1 178 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
2 135 (5.12%) Apache
3 122 (4.63%) Apache Spark
4 106 (4.02%) OpenStack
5 101 (3.83%) nginx
6 100 (3.79%) Confluence
7 75 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 32 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 31 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 24 (0.91%) IIS
11 18 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.49%) JBoss
14 10 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.30%) Jetty
15 8 (0.30%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.27%) Ethereum
17 6 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
17 6 (0.23%) CloudStack
18 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.19%) HipChat
4 4 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.19%) Front Arena
3 5 (0.19%) Magento
3 5 (0.19%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.076%) Quorum
5 2 (0.076%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.038%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.038%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.038%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.038%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.038%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1,895 (71.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1,028 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 515 (19.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 465 (17.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 204 (7.74%) Serverless
6 203 (7.70%) Amazon EC2
7 186 (7.05%) GitHub
8 175 (6.64%) Amazon S3
9 170 (6.45%) SaaS
10 164 (6.22%) AWS Lambda
11 140 (5.31%) PaaS
12 125 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
13 116 (4.40%) IaaS
14 101 (3.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 85 (3.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 80 (3.03%) OpenShift
17 56 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
18 52 (1.97%) CloudFront
19 47 (1.78%) Route 53
20 45 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 206 (7.81%) Firewall
2 153 (5.80%) DNS
3 125 (4.74%) TCP/IP
4 96 (3.64%) VPN
5 55 (2.09%) Internet
6 46 (1.74%) Network Security
7 44 (1.67%) HTTP
7 44 (1.67%) WAN
8 37 (1.40%) LAN
9 36 (1.37%) SAN
10 31 (1.18%) BGP
11 27 (1.02%) SSL
12 24 (0.91%) VLAN
13 22 (0.83%) DHCP
14 21 (0.80%) OpenVPN
15 20 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
16 18 (0.68%) OSPF
17 15 (0.57%) OPNsense
18 12 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
19 11 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (8.30%) NoSQL
2 184 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 178 (6.75%) Amazon RDS
4 162 (6.14%) Big Data
5 160 (6.07%) MySQL
6 156 (5.92%) MongoDB
7 115 (4.36%) Redis
8 114 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 109 (4.13%) SQL Server
10 107 (4.06%) Hadoop
11 91 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 87 (3.30%) Relational Database
13 62 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
14 38 (1.44%) Cosmos DB
15 37 (1.40%) MariaDB
16 33 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
17 32 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (1.18%) Blockchain
19 26 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
19 26 (0.99%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,146 (43.46%) Jenkins
2 713 (27.04%) Git (software)
3 369 (13.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 245 (9.29%) TeamCity
5 233 (8.84%) JIRA
6 231 (8.76%) Vagrant
7 216 (8.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 193 (7.32%) Subversion
9 169 (6.41%) Maven
10 140 (5.31%) GitLab
11 106 (4.02%) GoCD
12 91 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 86 (3.26%) Travis CI
14 83 (3.15%) Bitbucket
15 77 (2.92%) Selenium
16 73 (2.77%) Hudson
17 71 (2.69%) IBM UrbanCode
18 61 (2.31%) Cucumber
19 58 (2.20%) Visual Studio
20 55 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 368 (13.96%) Finance
2 133 (5.04%) Retail
3 74 (2.81%) Banking
4 64 (2.43%) Games
5 59 (2.24%) Marketing
6 52 (1.97%) Law
7 26 (0.99%) Publishing
8 24 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.83%) Front Office
10 19 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.61%) Electronics
12 15 (0.57%) Automotive
13 14 (0.53%) Advertising
14 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.23%) Back Office
15 6 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.11%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.11%) Military
17 1 (0.038%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,165 (44.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 335 (12.70%) Developer
3 316 (11.98%) Senior DevOps
4 315 (11.95%) AWS Engineer
5 264 (10.01%) AWS DevOps
6 230 (8.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 207 (7.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 187 (7.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 175 (6.64%) Consultant
10 159 (6.03%) Architect
11 157 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
12 149 (5.65%) Software Engineer
13 147 (5.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 146 (5.54%) Lead DevOps
15 139 (5.27%) Java Developer
16 138 (5.23%) Platform Engineer
17 128 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 127 (4.82%) DevOps Consultant
19 106 (4.02%) Lead DevOps Engineer
20 100 (3.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (13.31%) Web Services
2 295 (11.19%) Elastic Stack
3 244 (9.25%) Node.js
4 189 (7.17%) Kafka
5 151 (5.73%) .NET
6 148 (5.61%) React
7 145 (5.50%) Spring
8 124 (4.70%) AngularJS
9 109 (4.13%) RESTful
9 109 (4.13%) Spring Boot
10 99 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
11 96 (3.64%) REST
12 95 (3.60%) HTML
13 93 (3.53%) CSS
14 81 (3.07%) J2EE
15 57 (2.16%) JSON
16 56 (2.12%) ASP.NET
17 54 (2.05%) LAMP
18 50 (1.90%) Akka
18 50 (1.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 178 (6.75%) Public Cloud
2 149 (5.65%) Fintech
3 103 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
4 101 (3.83%) Linux Command Line
5 96 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 95 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 82 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 74 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
9 60 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 54 (2.05%) Cloud Native
10 54 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 53 (2.01%) User Experience
12 47 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (1.67%) Private Cloud
14 35 (1.33%) Internet of Things
15 34 (1.29%) Algorithms
16 32 (1.21%) Blog
16 32 (1.21%) Replication
17 31 (1.18%) Hedge funds
18 26 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,337 (50.70%) Linux
2 466 (17.67%) Windows
3 249 (9.44%) CentOS
4 224 (8.49%) Unix
5 178 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 156 (5.92%) Ubuntu
7 126 (4.78%) Windows Server
8 73 (2.77%) Debian
9 42 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (1.18%) DC/OS
11 24 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 23 (0.87%) Android
12 23 (0.87%) VMS
13 21 (0.80%) Mesosphere
14 19 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.61%) FreeBSD
15 16 (0.61%) Solaris
16 10 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
16 10 (0.38%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,028 (76.91%) DevOps
2 1,199 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
3 740 (28.06%) Continuous Integration
4 679 (25.75%) Configuration Management
5 634 (24.04%) Microservices
6 445 (16.88%) Open Source
7 440 (16.69%) Software Engineering
8 369 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 294 (11.15%) Scrum
10 280 (10.62%) Test Automation
11 274 (10.39%) TDD
12 226 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 216 (8.19%) Deployment Automation
14 199 (7.55%) Continuous Deployment
15 197 (7.47%) Load Balancing
16 195 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
17 177 (6.71%) Mentoring
18 169 (6.41%) High Availability
19 153 (5.80%) Migration
20 147 (5.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,241 (47.06%) Python
2 820 (31.10%) Java
3 505 (19.15%) Bash Shell
4 490 (18.58%) Ruby
5 442 (16.76%) SQL
6 389 (14.75%) Go
7 357 (13.54%) PowerShell
8 294 (11.15%) JavaScript
9 212 (8.04%) Perl
10 184 (6.98%) PHP
11 172 (6.52%) C#
12 143 (5.42%) Scala
13 95 (3.60%) Shell Script
14 75 (2.84%) TypeScript
15 67 (2.54%) Java 8
16 47 (1.78%) C++
17 44 (1.67%) C
18 41 (1.55%) R
19 35 (1.33%) PL/SQL
20 32 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 159 (6.03%) Degree
2 100 (3.79%) AWS Certification
3 67 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 60 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.48%) RHCSA
7 37 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (1.37%) RHCE
9 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.64%) MCSE
11 12 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.34%) ISEB
14 7 (0.27%) CCNP
14 7 (0.27%) MCSA
15 6 (0.23%) CCIE
16 5 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.16%) QA
2 22 (0.83%) GDPR
3 19 (0.72%) SLA
4 17 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.076%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,549 (58.74%) Docker
2 134 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (4.70%) Active Directory
4 52 (1.97%) VirtualBox
5 50 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 42 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (1.18%) oVirt
8 28 (1.06%) RHEV
9 23 (0.87%) KVM
10 22 (0.83%) Samba
10 22 (0.83%) vSphere
11 21 (0.80%) pfSense
12 20 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (0.72%) NFS
14 14 (0.53%) Xen
15 13 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.42%) etcd
17 8 (0.30%) XenApp
17 8 (0.30%) XenDesktop
18 7 (0.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1,445 (54.80%) Ansible
2 1,219 (46.23%) Kubernetes
3 1,143 (43.34%) Puppet
4 913 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
5 342 (12.97%) Packer
6 227 (8.61%) Consul
7 203 (7.70%) Prometheus
8 189 (7.17%) Docker Swarm
9 173 (6.56%) Grafana
10 151 (5.73%) Salt
11 131 (4.97%) ZABBIX
12 120 (4.55%) Graphite
13 109 (4.13%) Nagios
14 76 (2.88%) Kibana
15 72 (2.73%) Mesos
16 67 (2.54%) Rancher
17 62 (2.35%) Opsview
18 54 (2.05%) HAProxy
19 53 (2.01%) Rundeck
20 33 (1.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 327 (12.40%) Google
2 300 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 231 (8.76%) Red Hat
4 216 (8.19%) VMware
5 153 (5.80%) Oracle
6 148 (5.61%) Splunk
7 97 (3.68%) Atlassian
8 69 (2.62%) SaltStack
9 60 (2.28%) New Relic
10 56 (2.12%) Cisco
10 56 (2.12%) RedGate
11 52 (1.97%) Delphix
11 52 (1.97%) ServiceNow
12 51 (1.93%) Citrix
13 37 (1.40%) Databricks
14 32 (1.21%) Adobe
15 29 (1.10%) WorldPay
16 22 (0.83%) PagerDuty
16 22 (0.83%) SAP
16 22 (0.83%) Tableau