Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 150 251
Rank change year-on-year +64 +101 +286
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 2,734 3,528 2,386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.54% 2.40% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.71% 18.83% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,486 2,993 2,029
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,425 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.86% +5.45% +4.76%

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 11,065 18,738 18,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.34% 12.72% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,831 14,307 14,223
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 12 July 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 12 July 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 +71 2,635 £70,000 - 358
London +37 1,687 £77,500 +3.33% 167
UK excluding London +80 1,009 £57,500 -0.86% 221
North of England +123 404 £52,500 -4.55% 68
Work from Home +10 297 £65,000 -11.86% 59
South East +41 253 £70,000 +7.69% 36
North West +95 192 £57,500 -6.50% 30
Yorkshire +121 180 £50,000 -5.57% 28
South West +112 129 £60,000 -3.23% 26
Midlands +64 95 £60,000 +9.09% 39
West Midlands +35 71 £60,000 +14.29% 30
East of England +62 66 £55,000 - 22
Scotland -23 38 £52,500 -4.55% 8
North East +15 32 £46,250 +8.82% 10
Wales +30 29 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East Midlands +58 24 £57,500 -8.00% 9
Northern Ireland +26 4 £60,000 +71.43% 3

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 1,944 (71.10%) DevOps
2 1,796 (65.69%) AWS
3 1,481 (54.17%) Docker
4 1,419 (51.90%) Kubernetes
5 1,325 (48.46%) Python
6 1,311 (47.95%) Ansible
7 1,030 (37.67%) Azure
8 1,012 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
9 933 (34.13%) Linux
10 846 (30.94%) Jenkins
11 817 (29.88%) Infrastructure as Code
12 671 (24.54%) Puppet
13 655 (23.96%) Java
14 629 (23.01%) GCP
15 510 (18.65%) Configuration Management
16 503 (18.40%) Bash Shell
17 494 (18.07%) Finance
18 474 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
19 464 (16.97%) PowerShell
20 445 (16.28%) Git (software)
21 444 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
22 424 (15.51%) JavaScript
23 420 (15.36%) AWS CloudFormation
24 408 (14.92%) Serverless
25 370 (13.53%) Windows
26 367 (13.42%) Microservices
27 339 (12.40%) Go
28 323 (11.81%) SQL
29 317 (11.59%) Software Engineering
30 309 (11.30%) Google

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
1 115 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 88 (3.22%) Confluence
3 77 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 68 (2.49%) Apache
5 51 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 43 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 37 (1.35%) IIS
8 33 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
10 22 (0.80%) nginx
11 13 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.40%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.37%) CloudStack
14 8 (0.29%) Jupyter
14 8 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.22%) CMS
15 6 (0.22%) WordPress
16 5 (0.18%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.18%) JBoss
16 5 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.037%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.29%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.11%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.073%) Magento
4 2 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.073%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.037%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.037%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,796 (65.69%) AWS
2 1,030 (37.67%) Azure
3 629 (23.01%) GCP
4 420 (15.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 408 (14.92%) Serverless
6 252 (9.22%) AWS Lambda
7 245 (8.96%) SaaS
8 202 (7.39%) PaaS
9 196 (7.17%) IaaS
10 194 (7.10%) Amazon ECS
11 179 (6.55%) Amazon EC2
12 140 (5.12%) GitHub
13 139 (5.08%) Amazon S3
14 115 (4.21%) OpenShift
15 105 (3.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 100 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 89 (3.26%) Amazon EKS
18 63 (2.30%) Slack
19 61 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
20 54 (1.98%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 145 (5.30%) Firewall
2 108 (3.95%) DNS
3 90 (3.29%) VPN
4 62 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 61 (2.23%) Internet
6 49 (1.79%) SAN
7 41 (1.50%) Network Security
8 39 (1.43%) BGP
9 36 (1.32%) HTTP
10 34 (1.24%) WAN
11 28 (1.02%) SSL
12 27 (0.99%) OSPF
13 20 (0.73%) DHCP
13 20 (0.73%) SMTP
14 19 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
14 19 (0.69%) WLAN
15 18 (0.66%) IPsec
16 17 (0.62%) FTP
17 14 (0.51%) SSH
18 12 (0.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (7.21%) NoSQL
2 159 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 135 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 127 (4.65%) Big Data
5 116 (4.24%) MySQL
6 101 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
7 91 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 81 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 71 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 48 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
12 42 (1.54%) Blockchain
13 36 (1.32%) Redis
14 32 (1.17%) Neo4j
14 32 (1.17%) Relational Database
15 30 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
16 26 (0.95%) BigQuery
16 26 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (0.91%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 846 (30.94%) Jenkins
2 445 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 170 (6.22%) JIRA
4 169 (6.18%) GitLab
5 161 (5.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 148 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 105 (3.84%) Bitbucket
7 105 (3.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 86 (3.15%) Vagrant
9 68 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 67 (2.45%) Maven
11 61 (2.23%) CircleCI
12 51 (1.87%) Selenium
13 45 (1.65%) Artifactory
14 35 (1.28%) Gradle
15 32 (1.17%) GoCD
15 32 (1.17%) webpack
16 29 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (1.02%) Travis CI
18 25 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 494 (18.07%) Finance
2 151 (5.52%) Banking
3 150 (5.49%) Retail
4 65 (2.38%) Games
5 64 (2.34%) Public Sector
6 60 (2.19%) Law
7 37 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.24%) Marketing
9 33 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.91%) Advertising
11 21 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.73%) Legal
13 19 (0.69%) Automotive
14 14 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.48%) Billing
16 11 (0.40%) Electronics
17 10 (0.37%) Publishing
18 9 (0.33%) Front Office
19 6 (0.22%) Back Office
20 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,188 (43.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 463 (16.93%) AWS Engineer
3 321 (11.74%) Developer
4 310 (11.34%) AWS DevOps
5 284 (10.39%) Cloud Engineer
6 282 (10.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 218 (7.97%) Senior DevOps
8 213 (7.79%) Platform Engineer
9 208 (7.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 168 (6.14%) Azure Engineer
11 165 (6.04%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 134 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 126 (4.61%) Python Engineer
14 123 (4.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 119 (4.35%) Architect
16 105 (3.84%) Senior Developer
17 104 (3.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 100 (3.66%) Lead DevOps
19 91 (3.33%) Site Engineer
20 90 (3.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (10.83%) Node.js
2 234 (8.56%) React
3 200 (7.32%) Web Services
4 186 (6.80%) .NET
5 164 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 144 (5.27%) Kafka
7 131 (4.79%) Elastic Stack
8 114 (4.17%) REST
9 102 (3.73%) Spring
10 89 (3.26%) CSS
11 75 (2.74%) HTML
12 69 (2.52%) Spring Boot
13 62 (2.27%) Redux
14 57 (2.08%) GraphQL
15 55 (2.01%) RESTful
16 53 (1.94%) .NET Core
17 52 (1.90%) React Native
18 51 (1.87%) YAML
19 48 (1.76%) Vue.js
20 44 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 239 (8.74%) Public Cloud
2 181 (6.62%) Cloud Native
3 103 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 91 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 76 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 58 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 54 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 53 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 46 (1.68%) User Experience
11 43 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 38 (1.39%) PKI
13 36 (1.32%) Blog
14 25 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (0.84%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.80%) Acoustics
17 21 (0.77%) Data Structures
17 21 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 20 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 933 (34.13%) Linux
2 370 (13.53%) Windows
3 125 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 117 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 108 (3.95%) Unix
6 106 (3.88%) CentOS
7 51 (1.87%) Ubuntu
8 26 (0.95%) VMS
8 26 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.88%) CoreOS
10 23 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (0.73%) Android
12 17 (0.62%) Debian
13 13 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.26%) Mesosphere
15 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
16 6 (0.22%) zOS
17 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,944 (71.10%) DevOps
2 1,012 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 817 (29.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 510 (18.65%) Configuration Management
5 444 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
6 367 (13.42%) Microservices
7 317 (11.59%) Software Engineering
8 296 (10.83%) Fintech
9 264 (9.66%) Migration
10 246 (9.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 243 (8.89%) Scrum
12 241 (8.81%) TDD
13 229 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 214 (7.83%) Open Source
15 203 (7.43%) Test Automation
16 199 (7.28%) Infrastructure Automation
17 185 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 184 (6.73%) Deployment Automation
19 178 (6.51%) Problem-Solving
20 168 (6.14%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,325 (48.46%) Python
2 655 (23.96%) Java
3 503 (18.40%) Bash Shell
4 464 (16.97%) PowerShell
5 424 (15.51%) JavaScript
6 339 (12.40%) Go
7 323 (11.81%) SQL
8 307 (11.23%) Ruby
9 155 (5.67%) C#
10 149 (5.45%) Scala
11 119 (4.35%) TypeScript
12 113 (4.13%) Kotlin
13 106 (3.88%) Groovy
14 82 (3.00%) PHP
15 78 (2.85%) Shell Script
16 60 (2.19%) Perl
17 47 (1.72%) Clojure
17 47 (1.72%) Java 8
18 37 (1.35%) C++
18 37 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 147 (5.38%) Degree
2 120 (4.39%) AWS Certification
3 103 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 64 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 51 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (0.80%) CCNP
11 21 (0.77%) MCSE
11 21 (0.77%) RHCE
12 16 (0.59%) MCSA
13 15 (0.55%) SANS
14 13 (0.48%) CISSP
15 10 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.37%) PhD
16 8 (0.29%) CCSP
16 8 (0.29%) Master's Degree
17 7 (0.26%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (1.65%) NIST
2 42 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.06%) SLA
4 25 (0.91%) NIST 800
5 22 (0.80%) QA
6 21 (0.77%) GDPR
7 16 (0.59%) NCSC
8 14 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.073%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.037%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,481 (54.17%) Docker
2 171 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (4.75%) Active Directory
4 75 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 53 (1.94%) vSphere
6 50 (1.83%) VirtualBox
7 26 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.51%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.40%) XenApp
10 10 (0.37%) HDFS
11 9 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.33%) Xen
11 9 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.29%) Samba
13 6 (0.22%) iptables
14 5 (0.18%) KVM
14 5 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.18%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.15%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 1,419 (51.90%) Kubernetes
2 1,311 (47.95%) Ansible
3 671 (24.54%) Puppet
4 474 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
5 140 (5.12%) Prometheus
6 135 (4.94%) Packer
7 133 (4.86%) Grafana
8 109 (3.99%) Docker Swarm
9 59 (2.16%) Nagios
10 58 (2.12%) Consul
11 53 (1.94%) Graphite
12 41 (1.50%) Kibana
13 33 (1.21%) Istio
14 28 (1.02%) Mesos
15 22 (0.80%) Rancher
15 22 (0.80%) Salt
15 22 (0.80%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.73%) logstash
17 18 (0.66%) Marathon
17 18 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 309 (11.30%) Google
2 262 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 224 (8.19%) VMware
4 122 (4.46%) Red Hat
5 92 (3.37%) Oracle
6 69 (2.52%) Splunk
7 56 (2.05%) Cloudera
8 55 (2.01%) Cisco
9 44 (1.61%) IBM
10 41 (1.50%) Atlassian
11 35 (1.28%) New Relic
12 32 (1.17%) Dell
12 32 (1.17%) Hortonworks
13 30 (1.10%) HP
13 30 (1.10%) Juniper
14 26 (0.95%) SaltStack
15 24 (0.88%) Hitachi
16 23 (0.84%) EMC
17 21 (0.77%) Rackspace
18 20 (0.73%) Salesforce.com