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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 45 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +55 +66
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 10,440 5,081 2,967
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.41% 5.59% 3.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.19% 33.91% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,426 3,983 2,395
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% +0.71%
75th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £96,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 29,669 14,983 12,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.23% 16.49% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14,085 11,435 10,337
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -5 8,388 £75,000 +7.14% 713
London -1 5,724 £85,000 +6.25% 385
Work from Home -3 4,950 £72,500 +7.41% 390
UK excluding London -14 2,831 £67,500 +12.50% 348
North of England -31 867 £67,350 +14.64% 120
South East -22 608 £72,500 +11.54% 81
North West -21 517 £70,000 +16.67% 63
South West +22 415 £67,350 +22.45% 43
Midlands 0 352 £67,500 +3.85% 35
Yorkshire -39 302 £60,000 - 40
East of England +27 267 £62,500 -3.85% 35
Scotland -12 259 £70,000 +27.27% 24
West Midlands -25 231 £69,250 +6.54% 26
East Midlands +14 121 £65,000 +6.12% 9
Wales +7 83 £55,000 - 8
North East -19 47 £62,500 +19.05% 17
Northern Ireland -15 8 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Isle of Man +18 1 £90,000 +73.08%

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 7,361 (70.51%) AWS
2 6,645 (63.65%) DevOps
3 5,849 (56.02%) Kubernetes
4 5,331 (51.06%) CI/CD
5 5,215 (49.95%) Docker
6 4,697 (44.99%) Azure
7 4,691 (44.93%) Python
8 4,569 (43.76%) Agile
9 4,134 (39.60%) Infrastructure as Code
10 3,251 (31.14%) Ansible
11 3,054 (29.25%) GCP
12 2,976 (28.51%) Software Engineering
13 2,959 (28.34%) Linux
14 2,893 (27.71%) Jenkins
15 2,850 (27.30%) Finance
16 2,495 (23.90%) Java
17 2,159 (20.68%) Git (software)
18 2,120 (20.31%) Microservices
19 2,010 (19.25%) React
20 1,938 (18.56%) Serverless
21 1,903 (18.23%) Social Skills
22 1,889 (18.09%) JavaScript
23 1,750 (16.76%) SQL
24 1,748 (16.74%) AWS CloudFormation
25 1,711 (16.39%) Bash
26 1,492 (14.29%) Go
27 1,480 (14.18%) Node.js
28 1,424 (13.64%) TypeScript
29 1,421 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
30 1,406 (13.47%) 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
1 704 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
2 374 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 344 (3.30%) Apache Airflow
4 323 (3.09%) Confluence
5 281 (2.69%) Apache
6 173 (1.66%) IIS
7 131 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 104 (1.00%) JBoss
9 99 (0.95%) nginx
10 87 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 86 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
12 52 (0.50%) CMS
13 49 (0.47%) SharePoint
14 44 (0.42%) Luigi
15 35 (0.34%) Ethereum
16 29 (0.28%) Drupal
17 22 (0.21%) Headless CMS
18 20 (0.19%) Apache Pulsar
19 18 (0.17%) WebLogic
20 17 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.086%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.057%) Maple
8 1 (0.010%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.010%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.010%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (0.32%) Sentinel
2 27 (0.26%) R3 Corda
3 23 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
3 23 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.11%) Summit
6 8 (0.077%) JDE OneWorld
7 7 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.048%) MetaTrader
8 5 (0.048%) Shopify
9 3 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.019%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.010%) assyst
11 1 (0.010%) Cloudability
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.010%) SAP APO
11 1 (0.010%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 7,361 (70.51%) AWS
2 4,697 (44.99%) Azure
3 3,054 (29.25%) GCP
4 1,938 (18.56%) Serverless
5 1,748 (16.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1,225 (11.73%) AWS Lambda
7 1,205 (11.54%) GitHub
8 948 (9.08%) SaaS
9 835 (8.00%) PaaS
10 802 (7.68%) Amazon ECS
11 772 (7.39%) Amazon S3
12 707 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
13 585 (5.60%) Amazon EKS
14 567 (5.43%) IaaS
15 547 (5.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 477 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
17 458 (4.39%) Datadog
18 411 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
19 407 (3.90%) OpenShift
20 346 (3.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 544 (5.21%) Firewall
2 381 (3.65%) DNS
3 287 (2.75%) Internet
4 251 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 242 (2.32%) VPN
6 207 (1.98%) HTTP
7 203 (1.94%) Network Security
8 167 (1.60%) WAN
9 133 (1.27%) LAN
10 120 (1.15%) DHCP
11 113 (1.08%) PPP
12 72 (0.69%) SD-WAN
13 63 (0.60%) BGP
14 59 (0.57%) SAN
15 53 (0.51%) OSPF
16 52 (0.50%) Broadband
17 50 (0.48%) IPsec
18 48 (0.46%) VLAN
19 45 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
20 41 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,266 (12.13%) PostgreSQL
2 973 (9.32%) NoSQL
3 700 (6.70%) MySQL
4 674 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 639 (6.12%) Redis
6 553 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 531 (5.09%) Big Data
8 485 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
9 449 (4.30%) SQL Server
10 436 (4.18%) MongoDB
11 346 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
12 287 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
12 287 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 277 (2.65%) BigQuery
14 234 (2.24%) Data Lake
15 201 (1.93%) Amazon Athena
16 173 (1.66%) Hadoop
17 150 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
18 143 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
19 139 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,893 (27.71%) Jenkins
2 2,159 (20.68%) Git (software)
3 902 (8.64%) GitLab
4 597 (5.72%) JIRA
5 531 (5.09%) CircleCI
6 486 (4.66%) TeamCity
7 477 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 342 (3.28%) Gradle
9 323 (3.09%) Maven
10 270 (2.59%) Bitbucket
11 248 (2.38%) SonarQube
12 208 (1.99%) Selenium
13 205 (1.96%) Travis CI
14 177 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 175 (1.68%) JUnit
16 155 (1.48%) webpack
17 154 (1.48%) Cucumber
18 151 (1.45%) Subversion
19 143 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
20 139 (1.33%) Cypress.io
General
1 2,850 (27.30%) Finance
2 1,903 (18.23%) Social Skills
3 906 (8.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 884 (8.47%) Banking
5 650 (6.23%) Retail
6 631 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
7 465 (4.45%) Public Sector
8 437 (4.19%) Games
9 383 (3.67%) Marketing
10 235 (2.25%) Legal
11 192 (1.84%) Organisational Skills
12 182 (1.74%) Law
13 177 (1.70%) Manufacturing
14 172 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
15 158 (1.51%) Advertising
16 140 (1.34%) Automotive
17 133 (1.27%) Financial Institution
18 116 (1.11%) Front Office
19 114 (1.09%) Telecoms
20 94 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,417 (32.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,754 (16.80%) Software Engineer
3 1,256 (12.03%) Developer
4 1,046 (10.02%) Cloud Engineer
5 970 (9.29%) Senior DevOps
6 904 (8.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 749 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
8 723 (6.93%) Senior Software Engineer
9 455 (4.36%) Data Engineer
10 443 (4.24%) Architect
10 443 (4.24%) Azure Engineer
11 430 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
12 417 (3.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 394 (3.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 373 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
15 350 (3.35%) Java Developer
16 322 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 308 (2.95%) Lead DevOps
17 308 (2.95%) Senior Developer
18 307 (2.94%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,010 (19.25%) React
2 1,480 (14.18%) Node.js
3 1,247 (11.94%) Kafka
4 900 (8.62%) .NET
5 609 (5.83%) REST
6 598 (5.73%) Spring
7 583 (5.58%) AngularJS
8 574 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
9 572 (5.48%) RESTful
10 545 (5.22%) CSS
11 543 (5.20%) Spring Boot
12 528 (5.06%) GraphQL
13 426 (4.08%) Web Services
14 423 (4.05%) Vue.js
15 369 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
16 355 (3.40%) ARM Templates
17 349 (3.34%) .NET Core
18 343 (3.29%) HTML
19 342 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
20 316 (3.03%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,175 (11.25%) Cloud Native
2 890 (8.52%) Public Cloud
3 730 (6.99%) User Experience
4 390 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 386 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 353 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
7 321 (3.07%) Blog
8 301 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 273 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
10 263 (2.52%) Private Cloud
11 247 (2.37%) Data Centre
12 236 (2.26%) Virtual Team
13 218 (2.09%) Blockchain
14 215 (2.06%) IoT
15 188 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
16 156 (1.49%) Management Information System
17 148 (1.42%) Data Structures
18 144 (1.38%) Legacy Systems
19 132 (1.26%) Social Network
20 125 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,959 (28.34%) Linux
2 1,256 (12.03%) Windows
3 411 (3.94%) Unix
4 361 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 211 (2.02%) Android
6 207 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 181 (1.73%) Apple iOS
8 159 (1.52%) CentOS
9 132 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 111 (1.06%) Mesosphere
11 103 (0.99%) Windows 10
12 89 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 88 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
14 79 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
15 69 (0.66%) VMS
16 38 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 33 (0.32%) Debian
18 27 (0.26%) Mac OS X
19 19 (0.18%) Solaris
20 18 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,645 (63.65%) DevOps
2 5,331 (51.06%) CI/CD
3 4,569 (43.76%) Agile
4 4,134 (39.60%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2,976 (28.51%) Software Engineering
6 2,120 (20.31%) Microservices
7 1,421 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
8 1,405 (13.46%) TDD
9 1,321 (12.65%) Mentoring
10 1,303 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
11 1,261 (12.08%) Configuration Management
12 1,226 (11.74%) Test Automation
13 1,207 (11.56%) Scrum
14 1,186 (11.36%) Full Stack Development
15 1,185 (11.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 1,065 (10.20%) Open Source
17 1,057 (10.12%) Analytics
18 926 (8.87%) Fintech
19 894 (8.56%) Machine Learning
20 888 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4,691 (44.93%) Python
2 2,495 (23.90%) Java
3 1,889 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 1,750 (16.76%) SQL
5 1,711 (16.39%) Bash
6 1,492 (14.29%) Go
7 1,424 (13.64%) TypeScript
8 1,406 (13.47%) PowerShell
9 1,113 (10.66%) C#
10 890 (8.52%) Ruby
11 526 (5.04%) Kotlin
12 512 (4.90%) Scala
13 428 (4.10%) Groovy
14 389 (3.73%) PHP
15 228 (2.18%) Rust
16 220 (2.11%) C++
17 217 (2.08%) Shell Script
18 196 (1.88%) Perl
19 113 (1.08%) C
20 101 (0.97%) ES6
Qualifications
1 714 (6.84%) Degree
2 482 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 440 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 392 (3.75%) AWS Certification
5 380 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 99 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 86 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 73 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 42 (0.40%) CCNP
10 39 (0.37%) CCNA
11 37 (0.35%) PhD
11 37 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 35 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 32 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
14 31 (0.30%) RHCE
15 28 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
16 24 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
17 23 (0.22%) CISSP
18 21 (0.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 818 (7.84%) QA
2 156 (1.49%) SLA
3 112 (1.07%) GDPR
4 101 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 99 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 89 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 82 (0.79%) Accessibility
8 74 (0.71%) SOC 2
9 54 (0.52%) NIST
10 44 (0.42%) HIPAA
11 42 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 32 (0.31%) IASME
13 22 (0.21%) SOC 1
14 16 (0.15%) GxP
14 16 (0.15%) ISO 9001
15 14 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
16 12 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 12 (0.11%) NCSC
17 8 (0.077%) FISMA
17 8 (0.077%) GRC
System Software
1 5,215 (49.95%) Docker
2 328 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 256 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 240 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 96 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 63 (0.60%) vSphere
7 50 (0.48%) KVM
8 47 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 40 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 26 (0.25%) LXC
12 23 (0.22%) Ceph
13 22 (0.21%) zsh
14 21 (0.20%) Xen
15 19 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
15 19 (0.18%) VMware NSX
16 18 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 18 (0.17%) Firmware
17 13 (0.12%) NFS
18 12 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5,849 (56.02%) Kubernetes
2 3,251 (31.14%) Ansible
3 1,271 (12.17%) Puppet
4 1,066 (10.21%) Opscode Chef
5 780 (7.47%) Prometheus
6 638 (6.11%) Grafana
7 245 (2.35%) Packer
8 239 (2.29%) Istio
9 238 (2.28%) Consul
10 227 (2.17%) Kibana
11 133 (1.27%) logstash
12 130 (1.25%) Rancher
13 120 (1.15%) ZABBIX
14 107 (1.02%) Automic
15 89 (0.85%) Nagios
16 59 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
17 55 (0.53%) Opsgenie
18 48 (0.46%) HAProxy
18 48 (0.46%) Oozie
19 47 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,104 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 1,004 (9.62%) Google
3 455 (4.36%) Splunk
4 336 (3.22%) VMware
5 276 (2.64%) Oracle
6 236 (2.26%) New Relic
7 197 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 166 (1.59%) Databricks
9 155 (1.48%) Cisco
10 113 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 111 (1.06%) Dell
12 110 (1.05%) SaltStack
13 109 (1.04%) AppDynamics
14 108 (1.03%) Atlassian
15 107 (1.02%) Samsung
16 106 (1.02%) Dynatrace
17 83 (0.80%) Facebook
18 80 (0.77%) Cloudera
18 80 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
19 79 (0.76%) PagerDuty