Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 43 124
Rank change year-on-year -5 +81 +91
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 7,448 3,588 3,366
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.82% 5.67% 2.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.38% 34.46% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,984 3,011 2,543
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +5.26%
75th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +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 21,050 10,413 16,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.44% 16.46% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,376 8,628 12,582
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 17 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 23 January 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 -6 6,485 £75,000 +15.38% 1,056
London -8 3,764 £85,000 +13.33% 606
UK excluding London -4 2,867 £65,000 +13.04% 510
Work from Home -4 1,910 £73,750 +18.00% 240
North of England -2 1,031 £62,500 +4.17% 150
South East 0 636 £67,500 +12.50% 95
North West +6 547 £66,175 +12.64% 86
Midlands -7 418 £67,500 +3.85% 77
Yorkshire -10 418 £60,000 - 47
South West +6 317 £65,000 +23.81% 48
West Midlands -26 293 £70,000 +7.69% 59
Scotland -1 236 £70,000 +47.37% 49
East of England -25 181 £65,000 +8.33% 65
East Midlands +31 125 £62,500 +19.05% 16
Wales -30 70 £60,000 +26.32% 23
North East -2 66 £62,500 +13.64% 17
Northern Ireland -34 5 £57,500 +9.52% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5,130 (68.88%) AWS
2 5,038 (67.64%) DevOps
3 4,117 (55.28%) Kubernetes
4 3,829 (51.41%) Docker
5 3,560 (47.80%) CI/CD
6 3,471 (46.60%) Azure
7 3,131 (42.04%) Python
8 3,009 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
9 2,804 (37.65%) Infrastructure as Code
10 2,420 (32.49%) Ansible
11 2,068 (27.77%) Linux
12 2,002 (26.88%) Jenkins
13 1,970 (26.45%) GCP
14 1,835 (24.64%) Java
15 1,810 (24.30%) Software Engineering
16 1,458 (19.58%) JavaScript
17 1,445 (19.40%) Finance
18 1,355 (18.19%) AWS CloudFormation
19 1,296 (17.40%) React
20 1,289 (17.31%) Serverless
21 1,244 (16.70%) Social Skills
22 1,239 (16.64%) Microservices
23 1,185 (15.91%) PowerShell
24 1,154 (15.49%) Git (software)
25 1,147 (15.40%) Bash
26 1,109 (14.89%) Puppet
27 1,101 (14.78%) SQL
28 1,027 (13.79%) Go
29 984 (13.21%) Configuration Management
30 926 (12.43%) Opscode Chef

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
1 243 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 207 (2.78%) Apache
3 196 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 157 (2.11%) Confluence
5 152 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
6 125 (1.68%) nginx
7 84 (1.13%) IIS
8 69 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 47 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 35 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 33 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 31 (0.42%) Ethereum
13 27 (0.36%) JBoss
14 25 (0.34%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.23%) Luigi
16 15 (0.20%) CMS
16 15 (0.20%) Jetty
16 15 (0.20%) Jupyter
16 15 (0.20%) Traefik
16 15 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.094%) Maple
5 4 (0.054%) InVision
5 4 (0.054%) Sketch
6 2 (0.027%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.027%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.15%) Summit
4 10 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.081%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.054%) Shopify
7 3 (0.040%) Magento
8 2 (0.027%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.013%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5,130 (68.88%) AWS
2 3,471 (46.60%) Azure
3 1,970 (26.45%) GCP
4 1,355 (18.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1,289 (17.31%) Serverless
6 801 (10.75%) AWS Lambda
7 746 (10.02%) GitHub
8 625 (8.39%) SaaS
9 582 (7.81%) PaaS
10 503 (6.75%) Amazon S3
11 471 (6.32%) IaaS
12 419 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
13 400 (5.37%) Amazon ECS
14 339 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
15 336 (4.51%) Amazon SQS
16 297 (3.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 233 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
18 230 (3.09%) Azure Monitor
18 230 (3.09%) OpenShift
19 202 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 325 (4.36%) Firewall
2 263 (3.53%) DNS
3 219 (2.94%) VPN
4 194 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 167 (2.24%) Network Security
6 131 (1.76%) HTTP
7 125 (1.68%) WAN
8 95 (1.28%) LAN
9 85 (1.14%) DHCP
10 70 (0.94%) BGP
11 68 (0.91%) Internet
12 37 (0.50%) OSPF
13 35 (0.47%) Broadband
13 35 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
14 32 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
15 30 (0.40%) SSL
16 29 (0.39%) IPv6
17 27 (0.36%) SD-WAN
18 26 (0.35%) MQTT
18 26 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
2 490 (6.58%) MySQL
3 476 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 429 (5.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 421 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
6 338 (4.54%) Big Data
7 330 (4.43%) Redis
8 317 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 315 (4.23%) SQL Server
10 280 (3.76%) MongoDB
11 182 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
12 159 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 144 (1.93%) RDBMS
14 132 (1.77%) Blockchain
15 123 (1.65%) Hadoop
16 113 (1.52%) MariaDB
17 107 (1.44%) Data Lake
18 106 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
19 104 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
20 100 (1.34%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 2,002 (26.88%) Jenkins
2 1,154 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 645 (8.66%) GitLab
4 389 (5.22%) JIRA
5 386 (5.18%) TeamCity
6 269 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 221 (2.97%) CircleCI
8 219 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 207 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 205 (2.75%) Maven
11 143 (1.92%) Gradle
12 130 (1.75%) Artifactory
13 129 (1.73%) Selenium
14 101 (1.36%) JUnit
15 100 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
16 94 (1.26%) Cucumber
16 94 (1.26%) SonarQube
17 85 (1.14%) Cypress.io
17 85 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 85 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 1,445 (19.40%) Finance
2 1,244 (16.70%) Social Skills
3 402 (5.40%) Retail
4 307 (4.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 306 (4.11%) Banking
6 278 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
7 243 (3.26%) Front Office
8 208 (2.79%) Public Sector
9 184 (2.47%) Games
10 182 (2.44%) Law
11 171 (2.30%) Marketing
12 106 (1.42%) Legal
13 105 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
14 81 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
15 79 (1.06%) Advertising
16 74 (0.99%) Telecoms
17 72 (0.97%) Manufacturing
18 61 (0.82%) Financial Institution
19 59 (0.79%) Publishing
20 53 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,509 (33.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,098 (14.74%) Developer
3 1,041 (13.98%) Software Engineer
4 870 (11.68%) AWS Engineer
5 801 (10.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 504 (6.77%) Senior DevOps
7 499 (6.70%) AWS DevOps
8 463 (6.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 455 (6.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 455 (6.11%) Azure Engineer
10 400 (5.37%) Architect
11 378 (5.08%) Platform Engineer
12 331 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 328 (4.40%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 320 (4.30%) Java Developer
15 288 (3.87%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 255 (3.42%) Site Engineer
17 243 (3.26%) Senior Developer
18 224 (3.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 195 (2.62%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,296 (17.40%) React
2 877 (11.77%) Node.js
3 616 (8.27%) Kafka
4 613 (8.23%) .NET
5 509 (6.83%) Spring
6 464 (6.23%) AngularJS
7 371 (4.98%) Spring Boot
8 368 (4.94%) REST
9 348 (4.67%) Vue.js
10 308 (4.14%) RESTful
11 293 (3.93%) ARM Templates
12 278 (3.73%) GraphQL
13 266 (3.57%) CSS
14 249 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
15 248 (3.33%) .NET Core
16 232 (3.11%) HTML
17 211 (2.83%) Elastic Stack
18 179 (2.40%) JSON
19 166 (2.23%) OAuth
20 164 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 570 (7.65%) Public Cloud
2 521 (7.00%) Cloud Native
3 422 (5.67%) User Experience
4 372 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
5 191 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 171 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 167 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 160 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 149 (2.00%) Hedge funds
10 148 (1.99%) Enterprise Cloud
11 141 (1.89%) Virtual Team
12 138 (1.85%) Fixed Income
13 135 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 123 (1.65%) Blog
14 123 (1.65%) Equities
15 114 (1.53%) Private Cloud
16 106 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
16 106 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
17 101 (1.36%) Derivative
18 76 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2,068 (27.77%) Linux
2 925 (12.42%) Windows
3 315 (4.23%) Unix
4 289 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 144 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 135 (1.81%) CentOS
7 109 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 107 (1.44%) Android
8 107 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 100 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
10 94 (1.26%) Windows 10
11 81 (1.09%) Ubuntu
12 56 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 56 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
13 39 (0.52%) VMS
14 32 (0.43%) Debian
15 18 (0.24%) Mesosphere
16 16 (0.21%) CoreOS
17 13 (0.17%) Solaris
18 8 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,038 (67.64%) DevOps
2 3,560 (47.80%) CI/CD
3 3,009 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
4 2,804 (37.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1,810 (24.30%) Software Engineering
6 1,239 (16.64%) Microservices
7 984 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 896 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
9 877 (11.77%) Full Stack Development
10 808 (10.85%) Scrum
11 793 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
12 775 (10.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 737 (9.90%) TDD
14 700 (9.40%) Test Automation
15 661 (8.87%) Open Source
16 645 (8.66%) Mentoring
17 641 (8.61%) Analytics
18 501 (6.73%) Fintech
19 498 (6.69%) Deployment Automation
20 473 (6.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3,131 (42.04%) Python
2 1,835 (24.64%) Java
3 1,458 (19.58%) JavaScript
4 1,185 (15.91%) PowerShell
5 1,147 (15.40%) Bash
6 1,101 (14.78%) SQL
7 1,027 (13.79%) Go
8 883 (11.86%) TypeScript
9 847 (11.37%) C#
10 589 (7.91%) Ruby
11 421 (5.65%) Scala
12 358 (4.81%) Kotlin
13 243 (3.26%) C++
14 225 (3.02%) Groovy
15 217 (2.91%) PHP
16 166 (2.23%) Java 8
17 134 (1.80%) Perl
18 118 (1.58%) C
19 94 (1.26%) Shell Script
20 85 (1.14%) Rust
Qualifications
1 510 (6.85%) Degree
2 441 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 386 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 351 (4.71%) AWS Certification
5 282 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 152 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 62 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 60 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
11 47 (0.63%) Master's Degree
12 39 (0.52%) CCNA
13 38 (0.51%) CISSP
13 38 (0.51%) RHCE
14 37 (0.50%) CCNP
15 22 (0.30%) DBS Check
16 19 (0.26%) PhD
16 19 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (0.21%) MCSA
18 13 (0.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (6.31%) QA
2 58 (0.78%) SLA
3 55 (0.74%) NIST
4 50 (0.67%) IASME
4 50 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 31 (0.42%) GDPR
6 24 (0.32%) Accessibility
7 21 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.27%) GxP
9 17 (0.23%) HIPAA
9 17 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.12%) NCSC
11 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.094%) PSD2
13 5 (0.067%) SNOMED CT
13 5 (0.067%) WCAG
14 3 (0.040%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.040%) SOC 2
15 2 (0.027%) DICOM
System Software
1 3,829 (51.41%) Docker
2 262 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 224 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 135 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
5 125 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
7 31 (0.42%) KVM
8 29 (0.39%) vSphere
9 21 (0.28%) Varnish
10 20 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (0.23%) Firmware
11 17 (0.23%) VirtualBox
12 15 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.20%) XenApp
13 13 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.17%) VMware NSX
14 11 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 10 (0.13%) NFS
16 9 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 8 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4,117 (55.28%) Kubernetes
2 2,420 (32.49%) Ansible
3 1,109 (14.89%) Puppet
4 926 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
5 421 (5.65%) Prometheus
6 408 (5.48%) Grafana
7 208 (2.79%) Packer
8 130 (1.75%) Consul
9 105 (1.41%) Istio
10 87 (1.17%) Kibana
11 72 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
12 66 (0.89%) Nagios
13 53 (0.71%) ZABBIX
14 50 (0.67%) CASB
15 47 (0.63%) Rancher
16 44 (0.59%) Salt
17 41 (0.55%) logstash
18 37 (0.50%) SCCM
19 36 (0.48%) Graphite
19 36 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 732 (9.83%) Google
2 710 (9.53%) Microsoft
3 290 (3.89%) VMware
4 203 (2.73%) Oracle
5 152 (2.04%) Splunk
6 150 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 139 (1.87%) New Relic
8 138 (1.85%) Cisco
9 135 (1.81%) SaltStack
10 111 (1.49%) Databricks
11 68 (0.91%) Fortinet
12 66 (0.89%) Juniper
13 65 (0.87%) Dynatrace
14 60 (0.81%) ServiceNow
15 59 (0.79%) Atlassian
16 57 (0.77%) Palo Alto
17 48 (0.64%) Meraki
18 47 (0.63%) Cloudera
19 41 (0.55%) Dell
19 41 (0.55%) Hortonworks