Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 129 237
Rank change year-on-year +73 +108 +228
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 2,244 3,708 2,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.57% 2.62% 1.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.06% 20.09% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,118 3,041 2,092
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,425 £43,233
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 7,997 18,461 17,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 13.07% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,516 13,897 14,007
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +77 2,142 £65,000 -10.34% 516
London +36 1,300 £72,500 -6.45% 260
UK excluding London +119 906 £57,500 -4.17% 291
Work from Home +29 313 £62,500 -16.67% 108
North of England +131 309 £55,000 -8.33% 94
South East +77 234 £64,000 -1.54% 58
Yorkshire +128 147 £55,000 - 25
South West +154 133 £60,000 +6.67% 32
North West +79 132 £55,000 -15.38% 56
Midlands +89 100 £62,500 +10.04% 38
West Midlands +81 88 £62,500 +10.04% 31
East of England +120 56 £50,000 -9.09% 29
Scotland +5 38 £47,500 -13.64% 20
Wales +64 35 £46,250 +8.82% 14
North East +22 30 £47,500 +13.10% 13
East Midlands +66 12 £65,000 - 7
Northern Ireland +26 5 £60,000 +71.43% 7

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,635 (72.86%) DevOps
2 1,448 (64.53%) AWS
3 1,132 (50.45%) Kubernetes
4 1,118 (49.82%) Docker
5 1,021 (45.50%) Python
6 965 (43.00%) Ansible
7 908 (40.46%) Azure
8 830 (36.99%) Linux
9 826 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
10 744 (33.16%) Jenkins
11 649 (28.92%) Infrastructure as Code
12 587 (26.16%) Java
13 543 (24.20%) Puppet
14 494 (22.01%) GCP
15 412 (18.36%) Git (software)
16 399 (17.78%) Microservices
17 374 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 373 (16.62%) Finance
19 371 (16.53%) Configuration Management
20 349 (15.55%) Bash Shell
21 346 (15.42%) PowerShell
22 345 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
23 336 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
24 317 (14.13%) Windows
25 314 (13.99%) AWS CloudFormation
26 309 (13.77%) Go
27 307 (13.68%) SQL
27 307 (13.68%) Serverless
28 269 (11.99%) Ruby
29 251 (11.19%) Microsoft

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
1 132 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 105 (4.68%) Apache
3 87 (3.88%) Apache Spark
4 75 (3.34%) Confluence
5 49 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 38 (1.69%) IIS
7 37 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 24 (1.07%) nginx
9 12 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.45%) JBoss
11 8 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.31%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.31%) SAS
13 6 (0.27%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.18%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.18%) Site Server
14 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.045%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) R3 Corda
2 17 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.089%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.089%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.045%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.045%) Magento
6 1 (0.045%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.045%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,448 (64.53%) AWS
2 908 (40.46%) Azure
3 494 (22.01%) GCP
4 314 (13.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 307 (13.68%) Serverless
6 203 (9.05%) GitHub
7 201 (8.96%) SaaS
8 193 (8.60%) IaaS
9 187 (8.33%) PaaS
10 186 (8.29%) AWS Lambda
11 123 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
12 116 (5.17%) Amazon ECS
13 93 (4.14%) Amazon S3
14 84 (3.74%) OpenShift
15 77 (3.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 67 (2.99%) Amazon EKS
17 66 (2.94%) Datadog
18 57 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
19 52 (2.32%) Stackdriver
20 51 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (5.17%) Firewall
2 101 (4.50%) DNS
3 70 (3.12%) TCP/IP
4 61 (2.72%) VPN
5 58 (2.58%) Internet
6 40 (1.78%) Network Security
7 30 (1.34%) HTTP
8 24 (1.07%) SAN
9 19 (0.85%) HTTPS
10 18 (0.80%) SMTP
11 16 (0.71%) SSH
11 16 (0.71%) SSL
12 13 (0.58%) Kerberos
13 12 (0.53%) WAN
14 11 (0.49%) DSL
14 11 (0.49%) FTP
15 10 (0.45%) AMQP
15 10 (0.45%) BGP
16 9 (0.40%) IMAP
16 9 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (7.66%) NoSQL
2 160 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
3 121 (5.39%) SQL Server
4 106 (4.72%) MySQL
5 105 (4.68%) Big Data
6 84 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 68 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
8 65 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 51 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (1.74%) Redis
11 38 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 36 (1.60%) Relational Database
13 31 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
14 27 (1.20%) BigQuery
15 24 (1.07%) Blockchain
16 23 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
17 20 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
18 17 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (0.71%) Amazon Athena
20 15 (0.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 744 (33.16%) Jenkins
2 412 (18.36%) Git (software)
3 205 (9.14%) GitLab
4 163 (7.26%) JIRA
5 122 (5.44%) TeamCity
6 118 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 101 (4.50%) Bitbucket
8 95 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 67 (2.99%) Gradle
10 65 (2.90%) Maven
11 62 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 57 (2.54%) CircleCI
13 51 (2.27%) Artifactory
14 46 (2.05%) Selenium
15 42 (1.87%) IntelliJ
16 37 (1.65%) Cucumber
17 36 (1.60%) Vagrant
18 28 (1.25%) Locust
19 27 (1.20%) GoCD
20 25 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 373 (16.62%) Finance
2 135 (6.02%) Public Sector
3 94 (4.19%) Banking
4 74 (3.30%) Retail
5 72 (3.21%) Law
6 64 (2.85%) Games
7 40 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.47%) Publishing
9 29 (1.29%) Marketing
10 19 (0.85%) Advertising
11 17 (0.76%) Legal
12 13 (0.58%) Electronics
12 13 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.31%) Back Office
13 7 (0.31%) Front Office
13 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 985 (43.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 341 (15.20%) AWS Engineer
3 328 (14.62%) Developer
4 244 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
5 223 (9.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 222 (9.89%) Senior DevOps
7 216 (9.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 215 (9.58%) Cloud Engineer
9 173 (7.71%) Azure Engineer
10 159 (7.09%) Platform Engineer
11 131 (5.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 113 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 111 (4.95%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 110 (4.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 103 (4.59%) Senior Developer
16 97 (4.32%) Site Engineer
17 92 (4.10%) Architect
18 86 (3.83%) Java Developer
19 84 (3.74%) Lead DevOps
20 83 (3.70%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (10.20%) Node.js
2 166 (7.40%) React
3 143 (6.37%) .NET
4 135 (6.02%) Web Services
5 129 (5.75%) Kafka
6 117 (5.21%) Elastic Stack
7 114 (5.08%) Spring
8 104 (4.63%) Spring Boot
9 92 (4.10%) AngularJS
10 88 (3.92%) REST
11 77 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
12 59 (2.63%) YAML
13 56 (2.50%) .NET Core
14 49 (2.18%) CSS
15 47 (2.09%) Spring Integration
16 46 (2.05%) HTML
17 45 (2.01%) React Native
18 44 (1.96%) OAuth
19 37 (1.65%) GraphQL
20 34 (1.52%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.11%) Public Cloud
2 176 (7.84%) Cloud Native
3 94 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 57 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 44 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 35 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 34 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 32 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 30 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
12 28 (1.25%) PKI
13 22 (0.98%) Social Network
14 21 (0.94%) Replication
15 20 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
17 18 (0.80%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.80%) Management Information System
18 15 (0.67%) Data Structures
19 14 (0.62%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 830 (36.99%) Linux
2 317 (14.13%) Windows
3 122 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 116 (5.17%) CentOS
5 110 (4.90%) Windows Server
6 98 (4.37%) Unix
7 41 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.80%) CoreOS
9 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.62%) Debian
11 12 (0.53%) Mesosphere
11 12 (0.53%) VMS
12 11 (0.49%) Android
13 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (0.22%) zOS
14 3 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.089%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,635 (72.86%) DevOps
2 826 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
3 649 (28.92%) Infrastructure as Code
4 399 (17.78%) Microservices
5 371 (16.53%) Configuration Management
6 336 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
7 244 (10.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 234 (10.43%) Scrum
9 232 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 200 (8.91%) TDD
11 197 (8.78%) Migration
12 193 (8.60%) Fintech
13 176 (7.84%) Infrastructure Automation
14 172 (7.66%) Deployment Automation
14 172 (7.66%) Test Automation
15 171 (7.62%) Open Source
16 155 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
17 147 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 121 (5.39%) Mentoring
19 118 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,021 (45.50%) Python
2 587 (26.16%) Java
3 374 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 349 (15.55%) Bash Shell
5 346 (15.42%) PowerShell
6 309 (13.77%) Go
7 307 (13.68%) SQL
8 269 (11.99%) Ruby
9 168 (7.49%) C#
10 120 (5.35%) Scala
11 105 (4.68%) Kotlin
12 97 (4.32%) TypeScript
13 86 (3.83%) Groovy
14 82 (3.65%) PHP
15 57 (2.54%) Shell Script
16 46 (2.05%) Clojure
17 43 (1.92%) C++
18 35 (1.56%) C
19 34 (1.52%) Elixir
20 32 (1.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 197 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 149 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 137 (6.11%) Degree
4 129 (5.75%) AWS Certification
5 34 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.89%) MCSE
8 20 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (0.85%) CCNA
10 18 (0.80%) RHCE
11 17 (0.76%) CISSP
11 17 (0.76%) MCSA
12 8 (0.36%) CCNP
13 7 (0.31%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.31%) PhD
14 6 (0.27%) OCP
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (1.74%) NIST
3 29 (1.29%) SLA
4 21 (0.94%) NIST 800
5 20 (0.89%) QA
6 15 (0.67%) NCSC
7 12 (0.53%) GDPR
8 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.045%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.045%) PMO
10 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,118 (49.82%) Docker
2 119 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (4.81%) Active Directory
4 61 (2.72%) vSphere
5 43 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.62%) Xen
7 13 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.58%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.53%) GlusterFS
9 9 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.31%) KVM
11 6 (0.27%) Ceph
11 6 (0.27%) HDFS
11 6 (0.27%) Samba
11 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.22%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.22%) Gluster
12 5 (0.22%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.22%) XenApp
12 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1,132 (50.45%) Kubernetes
2 965 (43.00%) Ansible
3 543 (24.20%) Puppet
4 345 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
5 169 (7.53%) Grafana
6 106 (4.72%) Prometheus
7 69 (3.07%) Packer
8 54 (2.41%) Graphite
9 41 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
10 36 (1.60%) Consul
11 33 (1.47%) Istio
12 30 (1.34%) ZABBIX
13 27 (1.20%) Nagios
14 24 (1.07%) Kibana
15 19 (0.85%) Mesos
16 17 (0.76%) Salt
17 14 (0.62%) logstash
18 13 (0.58%) Marathon
18 13 (0.58%) vRealize
19 12 (0.53%) Rancher
Vendors
1 251 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 238 (10.61%) Google
3 156 (6.95%) VMware
4 110 (4.90%) Splunk
5 88 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 86 (3.83%) Oracle
7 63 (2.81%) ServiceNow
8 47 (2.09%) Atlassian
9 44 (1.96%) Cisco
10 31 (1.38%) New Relic
11 27 (1.20%) Dell
12 25 (1.11%) Cloudera
13 24 (1.07%) Hitachi
14 22 (0.98%) EMC
15 18 (0.80%) CheckPoint
16 17 (0.76%) SaltStack
16 17 (0.76%) Veracode
17 16 (0.71%) Databricks
17 16 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (0.67%) SAP