Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 177 312
Rank change year-on-year +68 +135 +389
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 3,371 2,899 1,847
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 1.96% 1.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.13% 16.59% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,829 2,454 1,593
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 15,233 17,475 17,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.00% 11.80% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11,763 13,616 13,749
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,995 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +72 3,257 £70,000 - 639
London +58 2,078 £80,000 +6.67% 341
UK excluding London +67 1,236 £60,000 +4.35% 337
North of England +81 462 £55,000 -4.35% 107
South East +54 347 £67,500 +8.00% 62
Work from Home +8 243 £65,000 -10.34% 54
North West +57 236 £57,500 - 54
Yorkshire +77 197 £55,000 - 38
Midlands +69 158 £60,000 +9.09% 64
South West +53 120 £55,000 -8.33% 25
West Midlands +61 119 £60,000 +17.07% 51
East of England +34 74 £60,000 -4.00% 40
Scotland +4 54 £55,000 +10.00% 25
East Midlands +36 39 £67,500 +12.50% 13
Wales +11 37 £52,500 -6.67% 14
North East +10 29 £45,000 -10.00% 15

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 2,377 (70.51%) DevOps
2 2,263 (67.13%) AWS
3 1,895 (56.21%) Docker
4 1,765 (52.36%) Kubernetes
5 1,722 (51.08%) Ansible
6 1,624 (48.18%) Python
7 1,320 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
8 1,306 (38.74%) Azure
9 1,152 (34.17%) Linux
10 1,005 (29.81%) Jenkins
11 988 (29.31%) Infrastructure as Code
12 918 (27.23%) Puppet
13 853 (25.30%) Java
14 782 (23.20%) GCP
15 680 (20.17%) Finance
16 665 (19.73%) Configuration Management
17 660 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
18 616 (18.27%) Bash Shell
19 586 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
20 585 (17.35%) PowerShell
21 569 (16.88%) AWS CloudFormation
22 533 (15.81%) Git (software)
23 531 (15.75%) Windows
24 508 (15.07%) Software Engineering
25 506 (15.01%) Microservices
26 495 (14.68%) JavaScript
27 448 (13.29%) Serverless
28 437 (12.96%) SQL
29 409 (12.13%) Google
30 392 (11.63%) Go

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
1 148 (4.39%) Confluence
2 135 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 135 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 80 (2.37%) Apache
4 75 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 67 (1.99%) IIS
6 66 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 42 (1.25%) nginx
8 41 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 36 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
10 18 (0.53%) SAS
10 18 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.36%) CMS
12 9 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.24%) Headless CMS
14 7 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.059%) HipChat
1 2 (0.059%) Windchill
2 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.15%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.089%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.030%) Magento
5 1 (0.030%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2,263 (67.13%) AWS
2 1,306 (38.74%) Azure
3 782 (23.20%) GCP
4 569 (16.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 448 (13.29%) Serverless
6 313 (9.29%) AWS Lambda
7 287 (8.51%) Amazon ECS
8 267 (7.92%) PaaS
9 261 (7.74%) Amazon EC2
10 236 (7.00%) IaaS
11 234 (6.94%) Amazon S3
12 216 (6.41%) SaaS
13 200 (5.93%) OpenShift
14 199 (5.90%) GitHub
15 163 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 145 (4.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 115 (3.41%) Amazon EKS
18 91 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
19 90 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
20 74 (2.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 166 (4.92%) Firewall
2 149 (4.42%) DNS
3 98 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 83 (2.46%) VPN
5 81 (2.40%) Internet
6 54 (1.60%) BGP
7 48 (1.42%) SAN
7 48 (1.42%) WAN
8 40 (1.19%) SSL
9 38 (1.13%) DHCP
10 37 (1.10%) HTTP
11 33 (0.98%) Network Security
12 27 (0.80%) OSPF
13 23 (0.68%) LAN
14 21 (0.62%) SMTP
15 18 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
15 18 (0.53%) DMZ
16 17 (0.50%) FTP
16 17 (0.50%) SSH
16 17 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
2 220 (6.53%) NoSQL
3 179 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
4 172 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 161 (4.78%) Big Data
6 139 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
7 135 (4.00%) MySQL
8 120 (3.56%) Hadoop
9 104 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 76 (2.25%) Redis
11 68 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 61 (1.81%) Amazon Athena
13 60 (1.78%) Relational Database
14 59 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 56 (1.66%) Neo4j
16 39 (1.16%) Blockchain
17 35 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
18 30 (0.89%) Power BI
19 28 (0.83%) Data Lake
20 26 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,005 (29.81%) Jenkins
2 533 (15.81%) Git (software)
3 240 (7.12%) JIRA
4 207 (6.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 177 (5.25%) TeamCity
6 170 (5.04%) GitLab
7 137 (4.06%) Bitbucket
8 128 (3.80%) Maven
9 120 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 113 (3.35%) Vagrant
11 112 (3.32%) CircleCI
12 110 (3.26%) Artifactory
13 82 (2.43%) Selenium
14 67 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
15 56 (1.66%) SonarQube
16 50 (1.48%) Cucumber
17 48 (1.42%) Gradle
18 42 (1.25%) JUnit
19 39 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
20 38 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 680 (20.17%) Finance
2 241 (7.15%) Banking
3 165 (4.89%) Retail
4 77 (2.28%) Public Sector
5 54 (1.60%) Front Office
6 50 (1.48%) Games
7 44 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.10%) Law
10 35 (1.04%) Marketing
11 33 (0.98%) Telecoms
12 30 (0.89%) Advertising
13 27 (0.80%) Automotive
14 23 (0.68%) Billing
14 23 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.44%) Electronics
16 14 (0.42%) Legal
17 6 (0.18%) Publishing
18 5 (0.15%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,417 (42.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 555 (16.46%) AWS Engineer
3 403 (11.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 379 (11.24%) Developer
5 330 (9.79%) AWS DevOps
6 305 (9.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 232 (6.88%) Platform Engineer
8 229 (6.79%) Senior DevOps
9 215 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 186 (5.52%) Azure Engineer
11 184 (5.46%) Architect
12 182 (5.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 177 (5.25%) Software Engineer
14 170 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 149 (4.42%) Python Engineer
16 140 (4.15%) Senior Developer
17 123 (3.65%) Lead DevOps
18 120 (3.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 111 (3.29%) Data Engineer
20 100 (2.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (10.86%) Node.js
2 326 (9.67%) Web Services
3 303 (8.99%) React
4 274 (8.13%) .NET
5 207 (6.14%) AngularJS
6 184 (5.46%) Kafka
7 174 (5.16%) Spring
8 170 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
9 138 (4.09%) REST
10 119 (3.53%) CSS
11 103 (3.06%) HTML
12 101 (3.00%) RESTful
13 92 (2.73%) Redux
13 92 (2.73%) Spring Boot
14 74 (2.20%) JSON
15 66 (1.96%) .NET Core
16 64 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
17 58 (1.72%) Vue.js
18 57 (1.69%) React Native
19 51 (1.51%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 260 (7.71%) Public Cloud
2 205 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 176 (5.22%) Cloud Native
4 113 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 93 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 78 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
8 75 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 67 (1.99%) Blog
10 63 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
11 61 (1.81%) User Experience
12 60 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 56 (1.66%) Fixed Income
14 44 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 41 (1.22%) Hedge funds
16 39 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 36 (1.07%) Derivative
18 35 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
19 33 (0.98%) Equities
20 31 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,152 (34.17%) Linux
2 531 (15.75%) Windows
3 181 (5.37%) Unix
4 154 (4.57%) Windows Server
5 134 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 105 (3.11%) CentOS
7 51 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 47 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 28 (0.83%) VMS
11 26 (0.77%) Android
12 25 (0.74%) Debian
13 23 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.56%) CoreOS
15 15 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 14 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
18 7 (0.21%) Mesosphere
18 7 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,377 (70.51%) DevOps
2 1,320 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
3 988 (29.31%) Infrastructure as Code
4 665 (19.73%) Configuration Management
5 586 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
6 508 (15.07%) Software Engineering
7 506 (15.01%) Microservices
8 362 (10.74%) Fintech
9 337 (10.00%) Migration
10 322 (9.55%) Test Automation
11 311 (9.23%) TDD
12 293 (8.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 287 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 274 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
15 263 (7.80%) Scrum
16 260 (7.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 260 (7.71%) Open Source
17 230 (6.82%) Machine Learning
18 223 (6.62%) Infrastructure Automation
19 212 (6.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,624 (48.18%) Python
2 853 (25.30%) Java
3 616 (18.27%) Bash Shell
4 585 (17.35%) PowerShell
5 495 (14.68%) JavaScript
6 437 (12.96%) SQL
7 392 (11.63%) Go
8 357 (10.59%) Ruby
9 247 (7.33%) C#
10 184 (5.46%) Scala
11 132 (3.92%) PHP
12 123 (3.65%) Kotlin
13 118 (3.50%) TypeScript
14 108 (3.20%) Perl
15 101 (3.00%) Shell Script
16 87 (2.58%) Groovy
17 73 (2.17%) Java 8
18 51 (1.51%) C
18 51 (1.51%) R
19 47 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 162 (4.81%) Degree
2 119 (3.53%) AWS Certification
3 93 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 74 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 69 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (0.83%) RHCE
8 23 (0.68%) CCNP
8 23 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.33%) SANS
12 10 (0.30%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.30%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.27%) MCSE
13 9 (0.27%) PhD
14 8 (0.24%) CCSP
14 8 (0.24%) CREST Certified
14 8 (0.24%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (1.75%) QA
2 29 (0.86%) NIST
3 28 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.74%) GDPR
5 23 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.30%) NIST 800
6 10 (0.30%) SLA
7 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.12%) NCSC
10 1 (0.030%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,895 (56.21%) Docker
2 186 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 80 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 73 (2.17%) VirtualBox
6 43 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (1.19%) vSphere
8 20 (0.59%) XenApp
9 11 (0.33%) Xen
9 11 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.30%) KVM
10 10 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.24%) Ceph
13 7 (0.21%) HDFS
13 7 (0.21%) oVirt
14 5 (0.15%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.15%) NFS
14 5 (0.15%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,765 (52.36%) Kubernetes
2 1,722 (51.08%) Ansible
3 918 (27.23%) Puppet
4 660 (19.58%) Opscode Chef
5 245 (7.27%) Packer
6 162 (4.81%) Prometheus
7 154 (4.57%) Docker Swarm
8 137 (4.06%) Grafana
9 90 (2.67%) Nagios
10 75 (2.22%) Consul
11 71 (2.11%) Salt
12 58 (1.72%) ZABBIX
13 56 (1.66%) Kibana
14 51 (1.51%) Istio
15 49 (1.45%) Rancher
16 48 (1.42%) Graphite
17 39 (1.16%) Mesos
18 34 (1.01%) logstash
19 26 (0.77%) SCCM
20 18 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 409 (12.13%) Google
2 351 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 267 (7.92%) VMware
4 158 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 146 (4.33%) Oracle
6 111 (3.29%) Splunk
7 78 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 77 (2.28%) Cloudera
9 66 (1.96%) Cisco
10 64 (1.90%) IBM
11 62 (1.84%) SaltStack
12 49 (1.45%) Hortonworks
13 35 (1.04%) New Relic
14 31 (0.92%) WorldPay
15 30 (0.89%) Citrix
15 30 (0.89%) Databricks
15 30 (0.89%) Juniper
16 29 (0.86%) HP
17 28 (0.83%) FIS
17 28 (0.83%) LogicMonitor