Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 127 220
Rank change year-on-year +84 +93 +205
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 3,095 3,564 2,652
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.46% 2.63% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.95% 20.47% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,171 2,874 2,210
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £43,725
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 9,394 17,410 17,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.57% 12.83% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,830 13,296 14,157
Median annual salary £60,000 £58,050 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% +5.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 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 +83 2,885 £65,000 -10.34% 693
London +40 1,587 £72,500 -9.38% 312
UK excluding London +140 1,411 £55,000 -8.33% 422
Work from Home +79 574 £60,000 -17.24% 169
North of England +81 452 £55,500 -7.50% 170
South East +107 324 £60,000 -7.69% 77
Yorkshire +73 220 £56,500 -1.74% 54
Midlands +131 203 £60,000 +4.99% 53
South West +158 188 £52,500 -6.67% 41
North West +78 188 £57,500 -4.17% 96
West Midlands +122 181 £62,500 +11.61% 36
Scotland +57 92 £47,500 -13.64% 35
East of England +145 87 £55,000 -10.20% 33
Wales +80 57 £47,500 -9.52% 8
North East +28 44 £50,000 +5.82% 20
East Midlands +58 20 £50,000 -28.57% 16
Northern Ireland - 10 £60,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 2,298 (74.25%) DevOps
2 1,982 (64.04%) AWS
3 1,619 (52.31%) Kubernetes
4 1,493 (48.24%) Docker
5 1,334 (43.10%) Azure
6 1,271 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
7 1,199 (38.74%) Ansible
8 1,192 (38.51%) Python
9 1,162 (37.54%) Linux
10 871 (28.14%) Infrastructure as Code
11 828 (26.75%) Jenkins
12 809 (26.14%) Puppet
13 722 (23.33%) Java
14 601 (19.42%) GCP
15 595 (19.22%) Git (software)
16 551 (17.80%) Opscode Chef
17 520 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
18 519 (16.77%) Microservices
19 513 (16.58%) PowerShell
20 498 (16.09%) Configuration Management
21 497 (16.06%) AWS CloudFormation
22 491 (15.86%) SQL
23 454 (14.67%) Finance
24 452 (14.60%) JavaScript
25 425 (13.73%) Bash Shell
26 421 (13.60%) Go
27 387 (12.50%) Software Engineering
28 384 (12.41%) Windows
29 359 (11.60%) Scrum
30 348 (11.24%) C#

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
1 169 (5.46%) Elasticsearch
2 127 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 118 (3.81%) Apache
4 96 (3.10%) Confluence
5 49 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 48 (1.55%) IIS
7 41 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 38 (1.23%) nginx
9 35 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 23 (0.74%) SAS
10 23 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.52%) JBoss
12 14 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.19%) CMS
14 6 (0.19%) DNN
14 6 (0.19%) Luigi
14 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.19%) Site Server
14 6 (0.19%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 22 (0.71%) R3 Corda
2 19 (0.61%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 16 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.065%) Magento
7 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.032%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.032%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,982 (64.04%) AWS
2 1,334 (43.10%) Azure
3 601 (19.42%) GCP
4 497 (16.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 320 (10.34%) Serverless
6 272 (8.79%) PaaS
7 258 (8.34%) GitHub
8 228 (7.37%) IaaS
9 227 (7.33%) SaaS
10 205 (6.62%) AWS Lambda
11 176 (5.69%) Amazon EKS
12 135 (4.36%) Amazon ECS
13 134 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
14 116 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
15 105 (3.39%) Amazon S3
16 103 (3.33%) Datadog
17 95 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 87 (2.81%) OpenShift
19 64 (2.07%) Azure Functions
19 64 (2.07%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 151 (4.88%) Firewall
2 130 (4.20%) DNS
3 101 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 74 (2.39%) VPN
5 54 (1.74%) HTTP
6 49 (1.58%) Internet
7 47 (1.52%) Network Security
8 31 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 19 (0.61%) WAN
10 18 (0.58%) AMQP
11 16 (0.52%) FTP
12 15 (0.48%) IMAP
12 15 (0.48%) LAN
12 15 (0.48%) SMTP
13 14 (0.45%) IPv4
13 14 (0.45%) IPv6
14 13 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (0.42%) SAN
14 13 (0.42%) SSL
15 12 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (9.24%) PostgreSQL
2 208 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 164 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 134 (4.33%) MySQL
5 119 (3.84%) Big Data
5 119 (3.84%) MongoDB
6 97 (3.13%) Redis
7 94 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 73 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
9 69 (2.23%) Cosmos DB
10 59 (1.91%) Hadoop
11 58 (1.87%) Relational Database
12 52 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 49 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 42 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
15 35 (1.13%) Data Lake
16 34 (1.10%) MariaDB
17 33 (1.07%) BigQuery
18 28 (0.90%) Oracle Database
19 24 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 828 (26.75%) Jenkins
2 595 (19.22%) Git (software)
3 274 (8.85%) GitLab
4 187 (6.04%) JIRA
5 144 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 135 (4.36%) TeamCity
7 127 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 107 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
9 84 (2.71%) Artifactory
10 75 (2.42%) Gradle
11 71 (2.29%) Maven
12 65 (2.10%) CircleCI
13 64 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 56 (1.81%) IntelliJ
15 55 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
16 46 (1.49%) Selenium
17 41 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
18 40 (1.29%) Cucumber
19 38 (1.23%) Travis CI
20 35 (1.13%) SonarQube
General
1 454 (14.67%) Finance
2 196 (6.33%) Public Sector
3 134 (4.33%) Banking
4 96 (3.10%) Retail
5 75 (2.42%) Games
5 75 (2.42%) Law
6 58 (1.87%) Publishing
7 36 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.13%) Marketing
9 29 (0.94%) Back Office
10 22 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.58%) Advertising
13 12 (0.39%) Front Office
14 11 (0.36%) Electronics
14 11 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.32%) Billing
15 10 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.23%) Legal
17 6 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,420 (45.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 563 (18.19%) AWS Engineer
3 450 (14.54%) AWS DevOps
4 426 (13.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 419 (13.54%) Developer
6 339 (10.95%) Senior DevOps
7 324 (10.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 270 (8.72%) Azure Engineer
8 270 (8.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 186 (6.01%) Platform Engineer
10 173 (5.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 172 (5.56%) Architect
12 135 (4.36%) Senior Developer
13 127 (4.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 123 (3.97%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 116 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 116 (3.75%) Java Developer
16 103 (3.33%) Site Engineer
17 97 (3.13%) Software Engineer
18 96 (3.10%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (8.50%) .NET
2 232 (7.50%) Node.js
3 213 (6.88%) React
4 172 (5.56%) Web Services
5 166 (5.36%) Kafka
6 146 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
7 136 (4.39%) .NET Core
8 133 (4.30%) Spring Boot
9 131 (4.23%) Spring
10 129 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 103 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
12 99 (3.20%) CSS
13 91 (2.94%) REST
14 78 (2.52%) YAML
15 67 (2.16%) OAuth
16 64 (2.07%) .NET Framework
17 62 (2.00%) Vue.js
18 56 (1.81%) React Native
18 56 (1.81%) Spring Integration
19 52 (1.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 232 (7.50%) Cloud Native
2 191 (6.17%) Public Cloud
3 122 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
4 95 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
6 66 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 50 (1.62%) Private Cloud
8 49 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 41 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
10 39 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 35 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
11 35 (1.13%) Social Network
12 34 (1.10%) Algorithms
12 34 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 32 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 31 (1.00%) Hedge funds
15 30 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 29 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 19 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,162 (37.54%) Linux
2 384 (12.41%) Windows
3 176 (5.69%) Unix
4 145 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 137 (4.43%) CentOS
6 134 (4.33%) Windows Server
7 65 (2.10%) Ubuntu
8 24 (0.78%) CoreOS
9 21 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.52%) zOS
11 13 (0.42%) Debian
12 12 (0.39%) Android
12 12 (0.39%) Mesosphere
13 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.23%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
16 5 (0.16%) VMS
17 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.065%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,298 (74.25%) DevOps
2 1,271 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 871 (28.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 520 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
5 519 (16.77%) Microservices
6 498 (16.09%) Configuration Management
7 387 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 359 (11.60%) Scrum
9 348 (11.24%) Deployment Automation
10 324 (10.47%) TDD
11 315 (10.18%) Migration
12 248 (8.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 247 (7.98%) Fintech
14 244 (7.88%) Test Automation
15 225 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
16 204 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
17 197 (6.37%) Mentoring
18 190 (6.14%) Infrastructure Automation
19 182 (5.88%) Open Source
20 176 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,192 (38.51%) Python
2 722 (23.33%) Java
3 513 (16.58%) PowerShell
4 491 (15.86%) SQL
5 452 (14.60%) JavaScript
6 425 (13.73%) Bash Shell
7 421 (13.60%) Go
8 348 (11.24%) C#
9 328 (10.60%) Ruby
10 140 (4.52%) Scala
11 128 (4.14%) Kotlin
12 121 (3.91%) TypeScript
13 110 (3.55%) PHP
14 87 (2.81%) C++
15 71 (2.29%) Shell Script
16 65 (2.10%) Groovy
17 47 (1.52%) Clojure
18 45 (1.45%) C
19 44 (1.42%) Perl
20 38 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 262 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 221 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 148 (4.78%) Degree
4 147 (4.75%) AWS Certification
5 40 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (0.81%) CCNA
8 21 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.65%) CISSP
9 20 (0.65%) MCSE
9 20 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.58%) MCSA
11 18 (0.58%) OSCE
12 15 (0.48%) RHCE
13 12 (0.39%) OSCP
14 11 (0.36%) SANS
15 10 (0.32%) CCNP
16 8 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (1.71%) NIST
3 47 (1.52%) QA
4 26 (0.84%) SLA
5 23 (0.74%) GDPR
6 12 (0.39%) NCSC
7 10 (0.32%) NIST 800
7 10 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.19%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.16%) EMIR
10 5 (0.16%) MiFID
11 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 1,493 (48.24%) Docker
2 157 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 130 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (2.00%) vSphere
5 35 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.55%) Xen
8 12 (0.39%) GlusterFS
8 12 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.36%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.23%) Ceph
11 7 (0.23%) HDFS
11 7 (0.23%) XenApp
11 7 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.19%) LXC
13 5 (0.16%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.16%) Gluster
13 5 (0.16%) KVM
13 5 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,619 (52.31%) Kubernetes
2 1,199 (38.74%) Ansible
3 809 (26.14%) Puppet
4 551 (17.80%) Opscode Chef
5 209 (6.75%) Grafana
6 153 (4.94%) Prometheus
7 78 (2.52%) Packer
8 61 (1.97%) Istio
9 48 (1.55%) Consul
10 47 (1.52%) Nagios
11 46 (1.49%) Graphite
12 39 (1.26%) ZABBIX
13 34 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
14 27 (0.87%) Kibana
15 24 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
16 21 (0.68%) Rancher
17 20 (0.65%) Salt
18 17 (0.55%) logstash
19 15 (0.48%) Mesos
20 13 (0.42%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 341 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 274 (8.85%) Google
3 192 (6.20%) VMware
4 135 (4.36%) Oracle
5 133 (4.30%) Splunk
6 116 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 78 (2.52%) Atlassian
8 76 (2.46%) ServiceNow
9 70 (2.26%) SaltStack
10 68 (2.20%) New Relic
11 63 (2.04%) Cisco
12 33 (1.07%) Cloudera
13 31 (1.00%) Dynatrace
14 27 (0.87%) Nintex
15 25 (0.81%) Databricks
16 23 (0.74%) CheckPoint
16 23 (0.74%) SolarWinds
16 23 (0.74%) Talend
17 22 (0.71%) AppDynamics
18 19 (0.61%) Sparx