Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 447 935
Rank change year-on-year +224 +488 +371
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 2,494 1,191 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.32% 7.55% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,934 987 247
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £43,233 £45,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
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 17,411 15,765 17,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.57% 9.02% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,779 12,881 13,819
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +211 2,344 £65,000 - 511
London +153 1,508 £72,500 +3.57% 306
UK excluding London +254 924 £55,000 - 215
North of England +206 359 £55,000 +10.00% 81
South East +71 246 £60,000 -4.00% 45
North West +122 174 £55,000 +10.00% 42
Yorkshire +144 168 £52,500 - 30
Midlands +63 104 £56,250 +7.14% 39
West Midlands +70 80 £55,000 - 31
Scotland +73 77 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England +59 59 £60,000 +17.07% 18
South West +25 50 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Wales +14 29 £47,500 -13.64% 3
East Midlands +7 23 £65,000 +23.81% 8
North East -9 17 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Northern Ireland - 2 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,884 (75.54%) DevOps
2 1,861 (74.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1,514 (60.71%) Docker
4 1,379 (55.29%) Ansible
5 1,248 (50.04%) Linux
6 1,180 (47.31%) Python
7 1,164 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1,153 (46.23%) Jenkins
9 1,105 (44.31%) Kubernetes
10 1,065 (42.70%) Puppet
11 970 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 900 (36.09%) Opscode Chef
13 817 (32.76%) Java
14 805 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
15 659 (26.42%) Git (software)
16 654 (26.22%) Configuration Management
17 620 (24.86%) Microservices
18 494 (19.81%) Software Engineering
19 481 (19.29%) Ruby
20 480 (19.25%) Google Cloud Platform
21 446 (17.88%) Bash Shell
22 434 (17.40%) AWS CloudFormation
23 415 (16.64%) Windows
24 396 (15.88%) Open Source
24 396 (15.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 380 (15.24%) Go
25 380 (15.24%) SQL
26 378 (15.16%) Finance
27 361 (14.47%) Web Services
28 345 (13.83%) 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
1 179 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
2 120 (4.81%) OpenStack
3 111 (4.45%) Apache
4 103 (4.13%) Apache Spark
5 85 (3.41%) Confluence
6 81 (3.25%) nginx
7 72 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 53 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 29 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 19 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (0.72%) IIS
11 18 (0.72%) JBoss
12 16 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.56%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.52%) Jetty
15 12 (0.48%) CloudStack
16 11 (0.44%) SharePoint
17 9 (0.36%) CMS
18 7 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
18 7 (0.28%) Ethereum
Applications
1 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.20%) HipChat
2 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.20%) Mingle
3 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.20%) Front Arena
3 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.20%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.080%) Quorum
5 2 (0.080%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.040%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,861 (74.62%) Amazon AWS
2 970 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 480 (19.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 434 (17.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 220 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
6 212 (8.50%) Serverless
7 173 (6.94%) Amazon S3
8 172 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
9 159 (6.38%) GitHub
10 148 (5.93%) SaaS
11 135 (5.41%) PaaS
12 106 (4.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 105 (4.21%) IaaS
14 103 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
15 77 (3.09%) OpenShift
16 76 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 55 (2.21%) CloudFront
18 53 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
19 52 (2.09%) Route 53
20 39 (1.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 218 (8.74%) Firewall
2 136 (5.45%) DNS
3 115 (4.61%) VPN
4 87 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 46 (1.84%) HTTP
6 42 (1.68%) Network Security
7 41 (1.64%) Internet
8 38 (1.52%) SAN
9 35 (1.40%) SSL
10 31 (1.24%) WAN
11 26 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (1.00%) LAN
13 23 (0.92%) BGP
13 23 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
13 23 (0.92%) VLAN
14 18 (0.72%) DHCP
14 18 (0.72%) OSPF
15 16 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (0.56%) NetScaler
16 14 (0.56%) OPNsense
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (8.78%) NoSQL
2 173 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
3 169 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 163 (6.54%) MongoDB
5 152 (6.09%) MySQL
6 144 (5.77%) Big Data
7 126 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 123 (4.93%) Redis
9 116 (4.65%) SQL Server
10 104 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 93 (3.73%) Hadoop
12 85 (3.41%) Relational Database
13 50 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
14 43 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
15 39 (1.56%) Neo4j
16 35 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
17 32 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (1.24%) Blockchain
19 29 (1.16%) MariaDB
20 27 (1.08%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1,153 (46.23%) Jenkins
2 659 (26.42%) Git (software)
3 396 (15.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 305 (12.23%) Vagrant
5 234 (9.38%) JIRA
5 234 (9.38%) TeamCity
6 194 (7.78%) Subversion
7 187 (7.50%) Maven
7 187 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 117 (4.69%) GitLab
9 110 (4.41%) GoCD
10 107 (4.29%) Hudson
11 94 (3.77%) Bitbucket
12 74 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 70 (2.81%) Travis CI
14 68 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 67 (2.69%) Selenium
16 62 (2.49%) IBM UrbanCode
17 61 (2.45%) Ant
18 53 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 378 (15.16%) Finance
2 137 (5.49%) Retail
3 84 (3.37%) Banking
4 70 (2.81%) Games
5 55 (2.21%) Marketing
6 43 (1.72%) Law
7 39 (1.56%) Front Office
8 29 (1.16%) Publishing
9 28 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 19 (0.76%) Advertising
12 14 (0.56%) Automotive
12 14 (0.56%) Electronics
13 7 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.24%) Back Office
14 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.080%) Military
16 2 (0.080%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,069 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 406 (16.28%) Developer
3 300 (12.03%) AWS Engineer
4 269 (10.79%) Senior DevOps
5 252 (10.10%) AWS DevOps
6 203 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 201 (8.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 190 (7.62%) Java Developer
9 189 (7.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 155 (6.21%) Linux Engineer
11 153 (6.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 144 (5.77%) Lead DevOps
13 133 (5.33%) Software Engineer
14 131 (5.25%) Architect
15 130 (5.21%) Consultant
16 125 (5.01%) Platform Engineer
17 104 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 102 (4.09%) Senior Developer
19 101 (4.05%) Administrator
20 100 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (14.47%) Web Services
2 252 (10.10%) Elastic Stack
3 226 (9.06%) Node.js
4 187 (7.50%) React
5 165 (6.62%) AngularJS
6 149 (5.97%) Kafka
7 147 (5.89%) Spring
8 143 (5.73%) .NET
9 120 (4.81%) J2EE
10 117 (4.69%) RESTful
11 112 (4.49%) HTML
11 112 (4.49%) Spring Boot
12 105 (4.21%) CSS
13 99 (3.97%) RabbitMQ
14 97 (3.89%) REST
15 59 (2.37%) ASP.NET
16 58 (2.33%) JSON
17 56 (2.25%) HTML5
18 52 (2.09%) J2SE
19 40 (1.60%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.34%) Public Cloud
2 152 (6.09%) Fintech
3 123 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 109 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
5 103 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
7 77 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 76 (3.05%) Data Centre
9 71 (2.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 68 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 46 (1.84%) Hedge funds
13 45 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 45 (1.80%) User Experience
14 43 (1.72%) Cloud Native
15 37 (1.48%) Algorithms
16 36 (1.44%) Blog
16 36 (1.44%) Private Cloud
17 30 (1.20%) Management Information System
18 29 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,248 (50.04%) Linux
2 415 (16.64%) Windows
3 219 (8.78%) CentOS
4 214 (8.58%) Unix
5 157 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 140 (5.61%) Ubuntu
7 101 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 76 (3.05%) Debian
9 30 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (1.16%) DC/OS
11 20 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.72%) Android
13 15 (0.60%) Fedora
13 15 (0.60%) FreeBSD
14 13 (0.52%) Mesosphere
15 11 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.40%) Solaris
16 10 (0.40%) SUSE
16 10 (0.40%) VMS
17 9 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,884 (75.54%) DevOps
2 1,164 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 805 (32.28%) Continuous Integration
4 654 (26.22%) Configuration Management
5 620 (24.86%) Microservices
6 494 (19.81%) Software Engineering
7 396 (15.88%) Open Source
8 329 (13.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 311 (12.47%) Scrum
10 250 (10.02%) TDD
11 246 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
12 237 (9.50%) Test Automation
13 218 (8.74%) Continuous Deployment
14 195 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
15 185 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 182 (7.30%) Load Balancing
17 177 (7.10%) High Availability
18 157 (6.30%) Mentoring
19 142 (5.69%) Analytics
20 128 (5.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,180 (47.31%) Python
2 817 (32.76%) Java
3 481 (19.29%) Ruby
4 446 (17.88%) Bash Shell
5 380 (15.24%) Go
5 380 (15.24%) SQL
6 345 (13.83%) PowerShell
7 279 (11.19%) JavaScript
8 181 (7.26%) Perl
9 166 (6.66%) C#
10 160 (6.42%) PHP
11 138 (5.53%) Scala
12 79 (3.17%) Java 8
13 78 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 63 (2.53%) TypeScript
15 54 (2.17%) C++
16 52 (2.09%) C
17 43 (1.72%) R
18 38 (1.52%) Groovy
19 31 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (6.42%) Degree
2 95 (3.81%) AWS Certification
3 59 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (1.44%) RHCSA
6 33 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.24%) RHCE
8 16 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.56%) CCNP
9 14 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.52%) MCSE
11 12 (0.48%) CCIE
11 12 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.20%) CISSP
14 5 (0.20%) ISEB
15 4 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.57%) QA
2 23 (0.92%) SLA
3 20 (0.80%) GDPR
4 13 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.080%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,514 (60.71%) Docker
2 139 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 49 (1.96%) VirtualBox
5 43 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 31 (1.24%) oVirt
8 28 (1.12%) RHEV
9 26 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.04%) vSphere
10 21 (0.84%) KVM
10 21 (0.84%) Samba
11 19 (0.76%) NFS
11 19 (0.76%) pfSense
12 18 (0.72%) Xen
13 16 (0.64%) XenApp
13 16 (0.64%) XenDesktop
14 11 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.20%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1,379 (55.29%) Ansible
2 1,105 (44.31%) Kubernetes
3 1,065 (42.70%) Puppet
4 900 (36.09%) Opscode Chef
5 324 (12.99%) Packer
6 211 (8.46%) Consul
7 190 (7.62%) Docker Swarm
8 158 (6.34%) Salt
9 154 (6.17%) Grafana
10 138 (5.53%) Prometheus
11 135 (5.41%) Nagios
12 133 (5.33%) ZABBIX
13 122 (4.89%) Graphite
14 78 (3.13%) Kibana
15 68 (2.73%) Opsview
16 66 (2.65%) Rancher
17 65 (2.61%) Mesos
18 55 (2.21%) Rundeck
19 39 (1.56%) HAProxy
20 36 (1.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 333 (13.35%) Google
2 287 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 237 (9.50%) VMware
4 209 (8.38%) Red Hat
5 150 (6.01%) Oracle
6 143 (5.73%) Splunk
7 99 (3.97%) Atlassian
8 70 (2.81%) Cisco
9 68 (2.73%) New Relic
10 65 (2.61%) SaltStack
11 64 (2.57%) ServiceNow
12 55 (2.21%) Adobe
13 54 (2.17%) RedGate
14 53 (2.13%) Citrix
15 50 (2.00%) Delphix
16 29 (1.16%) Databricks
17 27 (1.08%) Cloudera
18 25 (1.00%) F5
18 25 (1.00%) Hortonworks
18 25 (1.00%) WorldPay