Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 653 1168
Rank change year-on-year +364 +515 +139
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 1,994 588 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.34% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.42% 3.89% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,620 456 76
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% +35.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -12.00% -16.67%

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 17,461 15,125 17,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.84% 8.77% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13,879 12,244 14,016
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,620 £30,061
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

Terraform
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Terraform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Terraform.

Salary trend for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Terraform over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +369 1,887 £65,000 - 334
London +269 1,225 £70,000 +3.70% 210
UK excluding London +329 729 £55,000 - 134
North of England +149 239 £57,500 +9.52% 67
South East +157 178 £60,000 -4.00% 27
North West +70 131 £60,000 +14.29% 35
Midlands +58 108 £52,500 -8.70% 16
Yorkshire +85 79 £53,250 +1.43% 26
South West +51 77 £45,000 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +48 59 £52,500 -2.33% 10
East of England +22 50 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Midlands +6 49 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Scotland +5 48 £65,000 - 6
North East -1 29 £60,000 -9.43% 6
Wales +25 27 £34,500 -11.10% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 1,613 (80.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1,610 (80.74%) DevOps
3 1,234 (61.89%) Linux
4 1,223 (61.33%) Docker
5 1,203 (60.33%) Ansible
6 1,014 (50.85%) Python
7 1,000 (50.15%) Puppet
8 993 (49.80%) Jenkins
9 857 (42.98%) Opscode Chef
10 856 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
11 739 (37.06%) Kubernetes
12 719 (36.06%) Continuous Integration
13 703 (35.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 660 (33.10%) Java
15 644 (32.30%) Configuration Management
16 481 (24.12%) Microservices
17 470 (23.57%) Ruby
18 452 (22.67%) Git (software)
19 409 (20.51%) Web Services
20 387 (19.41%) Bash Shell
21 381 (19.11%) AWS CloudFormation
22 343 (17.20%) Windows
23 335 (16.80%) Software Engineering
24 331 (16.60%) Google Cloud Platform
25 321 (16.10%) Finance
26 306 (15.35%) Google
27 285 (14.29%) Packer
28 276 (13.84%) Open Source
29 257 (12.89%) Scrum
30 254 (12.74%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 195 (9.78%) Elasticsearch
2 119 (5.97%) Apache
3 110 (5.52%) nginx
4 107 (5.37%) Apache Spark
4 107 (5.37%) OpenStack
5 67 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 66 (3.31%) Confluence
7 51 (2.56%) Apache Solr
8 29 (1.45%) Jetty
9 21 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 19 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (0.85%) IIS
12 16 (0.80%) CMS
12 16 (0.80%) JBoss
13 13 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (0.65%) CloudStack
14 11 (0.55%) Mule
14 11 (0.55%) Mule ESB
15 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.050%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.15%) Staffware
2 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.050%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.050%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.050%) Magento
3 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.050%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,613 (80.89%) Amazon AWS
2 703 (35.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 381 (19.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 331 (16.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 244 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
6 211 (10.58%) Amazon S3
7 130 (6.52%) Serverless
8 119 (5.97%) GitHub
9 108 (5.42%) SaaS
10 107 (5.37%) IaaS
11 98 (4.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 96 (4.81%) AWS Lambda
13 88 (4.41%) PaaS
14 67 (3.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 56 (2.81%) Route 53
15 56 (2.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 50 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
17 45 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
18 43 (2.16%) Datadog
19 31 (1.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 174 (8.73%) Firewall
2 171 (8.58%) DNS
3 111 (5.57%) TCP/IP
4 108 (5.42%) VPN
5 54 (2.71%) HTTP
6 51 (2.56%) Internet
7 39 (1.96%) DHCP
7 39 (1.96%) WAN
8 38 (1.91%) SSL
9 34 (1.71%) Network Security
10 32 (1.60%) MPLS
11 31 (1.55%) VPLS
12 23 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (1.05%) IPsec
14 20 (1.00%) BGP
14 20 (1.00%) OSPF
15 19 (0.95%) NetScaler
15 19 (0.95%) WLAN
16 18 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (10.23%) MongoDB
2 197 (9.88%) NoSQL
3 189 (9.48%) MySQL
4 187 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 151 (7.57%) Big Data
6 115 (5.77%) Redis
7 108 (5.42%) Hadoop
8 99 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 94 (4.71%) SQL Server
10 91 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 74 (3.71%) Amazon RDS
11 74 (3.71%) Relational Database
12 39 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
13 31 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 31 (1.55%) Neo4j
14 29 (1.45%) RDBMS
15 21 (1.05%) HBase
16 17 (0.85%) Riak
17 16 (0.80%) InfluxDB
18 14 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 993 (49.80%) Jenkins
2 452 (22.67%) Git (software)
3 237 (11.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 231 (11.58%) Vagrant
5 182 (9.13%) JIRA
6 151 (7.57%) TeamCity
7 121 (6.07%) GoCD
7 121 (6.07%) Maven
8 117 (5.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 106 (5.32%) Subversion
10 87 (4.36%) Hudson
11 84 (4.21%) Selenium
12 71 (3.56%) Bitbucket
13 61 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 59 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 58 (2.91%) Cucumber
16 56 (2.81%) Artifactory
17 53 (2.66%) IBM UrbanCode
18 43 (2.16%) Gradle
19 41 (2.06%) Travis CI
General
1 321 (16.10%) Finance
2 119 (5.97%) Retail
3 59 (2.96%) Banking
4 56 (2.81%) Publishing
5 48 (2.41%) Front Office
6 37 (1.86%) Games
7 30 (1.50%) Advertising
8 28 (1.40%) Marketing
9 26 (1.30%) Law
10 15 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.75%) Legal
11 13 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.50%) Automotive
15 4 (0.20%) Electronics
16 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.10%) French Language
17 2 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,003 (50.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 323 (16.20%) AWS Engineer
3 307 (15.40%) Developer
4 294 (14.74%) AWS DevOps
5 222 (11.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 204 (10.23%) Senior DevOps
7 194 (9.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 166 (8.32%) Linux Engineer
8 166 (8.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 155 (7.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 148 (7.42%) Java Developer
11 143 (7.17%) Software Engineer
12 138 (6.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 107 (5.37%) Consultant
14 93 (4.66%) DevOps Consultant
15 91 (4.56%) Architect
16 85 (4.26%) AWS Developer
17 80 (4.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 78 (3.91%) Lead DevOps
19 75 (3.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (20.51%) Web Services
2 221 (11.08%) Elastic Stack
3 196 (9.83%) Node.js
4 191 (9.58%) .NET
5 178 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 169 (8.48%) React
7 146 (7.32%) Kafka
8 103 (5.17%) Spring
9 100 (5.02%) J2EE
10 96 (4.81%) RESTful
11 93 (4.66%) RabbitMQ
12 76 (3.81%) J2SE
13 74 (3.71%) HTML
14 66 (3.31%) Middleware
15 65 (3.26%) REST
16 63 (3.16%) Spring Boot
17 54 (2.71%) CSS
18 46 (2.31%) .NET Core
19 44 (2.21%) HTML5
20 42 (2.11%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.72%) Fintech
2 142 (7.12%) Public Cloud
3 96 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 88 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
6 61 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 56 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
8 44 (2.21%) Hedge funds
9 35 (1.76%) Mobile App
10 34 (1.71%) Semantic Web
11 31 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.40%) User Experience
13 27 (1.35%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
15 23 (1.15%) Virtual Team
16 21 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
17 20 (1.00%) Clustering
18 15 (0.75%) Replication
18 15 (0.75%) Robotics
19 14 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,234 (61.89%) Linux
2 343 (17.20%) Windows
3 251 (12.59%) Unix
4 99 (4.96%) CentOS
5 95 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 87 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (4.11%) Ubuntu
8 35 (1.76%) Debian
9 25 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.75%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.40%) Android
13 7 (0.35%) DC/OS
14 6 (0.30%) Fedora
14 6 (0.30%) SUSE
15 5 (0.25%) Solaris
16 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.20%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.20%) Mesosphere
17 3 (0.15%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,610 (80.74%) DevOps
2 856 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 719 (36.06%) Continuous Integration
4 644 (32.30%) Configuration Management
5 481 (24.12%) Microservices
6 335 (16.80%) Software Engineering
7 276 (13.84%) Open Source
8 257 (12.89%) Scrum
9 254 (12.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 223 (11.18%) TDD
11 214 (10.73%) Test Automation
12 176 (8.83%) Continuous Deployment
13 144 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
14 108 (5.42%) Mentoring
15 102 (5.12%) Analytics
16 98 (4.91%) Migration
16 98 (4.91%) Pair Programming
17 92 (4.61%) E-Commerce
18 89 (4.46%) High Availability
19 87 (4.36%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1,014 (50.85%) Python
2 660 (33.10%) Java
3 470 (23.57%) Ruby
4 387 (19.41%) Bash Shell
5 221 (11.08%) PowerShell
6 218 (10.93%) SQL
7 214 (10.73%) Go
8 208 (10.43%) JavaScript
9 185 (9.28%) C#
10 137 (6.87%) Perl
11 110 (5.52%) Scala
12 107 (5.37%) PHP
13 88 (4.41%) Shell Script
14 58 (2.91%) Java 8
15 56 (2.81%) R
16 54 (2.71%) Groovy
17 40 (2.01%) C++
18 30 (1.50%) Kotlin
19 22 (1.10%) ES6
20 20 (1.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 105 (5.27%) Degree
2 69 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.31%) AWS Certification
4 42 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.30%) Sun Certification
7 25 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.90%) CCIE
8 18 (0.90%) CCNP
9 17 (0.85%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.70%) RHCE
11 13 (0.65%) MCSE
11 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.35%) CCNA
12 7 (0.35%) MCSD
13 6 (0.30%) PhD
14 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.20%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (7.62%) GCP
2 47 (2.36%) QA
3 30 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.80%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.45%) SLA
7 5 (0.25%) GDPR
8 4 (0.20%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.20%) PSD2
9 3 (0.15%) DICOM
9 3 (0.15%) HL7
10 2 (0.10%) SEPA
11 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1,223 (61.33%) Docker
2 139 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 36 (1.81%) VirtualBox
5 33 (1.65%) vSphere
6 27 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (1.30%) KVM
8 21 (1.05%) LXC
8 21 (1.05%) Xen
9 19 (0.95%) Hyper-V
10 18 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.90%) XenApp
10 18 (0.90%) XenDesktop
11 17 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.70%) oVirt
12 14 (0.70%) RHEV
13 13 (0.65%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.55%) HDFS
15 8 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,203 (60.33%) Ansible
2 1,000 (50.15%) Puppet
3 857 (42.98%) Opscode Chef
4 739 (37.06%) Kubernetes
5 285 (14.29%) Packer
6 149 (7.47%) Consul
7 142 (7.12%) Salt
8 124 (6.22%) Nagios
9 106 (5.32%) Docker Swarm
10 94 (4.71%) Kibana
11 68 (3.41%) logstash
12 62 (3.11%) Prometheus
13 57 (2.86%) Rundeck
13 57 (2.86%) ZABBIX
14 47 (2.36%) Mesos
15 46 (2.31%) Grafana
16 25 (1.25%) Rancher
17 17 (0.85%) vCenter Server
17 17 (0.85%) vRealize
18 16 (0.80%) Graphite
Vendors
1 306 (15.35%) Google
2 204 (10.23%) VMware
3 158 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 129 (6.47%) Splunk
5 126 (6.32%) Oracle
6 114 (5.72%) Red Hat
7 93 (4.66%) New Relic
8 73 (3.66%) ServiceNow
9 63 (3.16%) SaltStack
10 55 (2.76%) Cisco
11 52 (2.61%) Atlassian
11 52 (2.61%) F5
12 47 (2.36%) Delphix
12 47 (2.36%) RedGate
13 40 (2.01%) AppDynamics
14 38 (1.91%) Citrix
15 37 (1.86%) IBM
16 28 (1.40%) Hortonworks
17 24 (1.20%) Adobe
17 24 (1.20%) Cloudera