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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 44 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 +32 +66
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 10,912 7,026 2,541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.42% 6.15% 3.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.03% 35.81% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,107 4,721 2,069
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £96,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 30,289 19,622 9,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.81% 17.18% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,731 13,032 8,038
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,525
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,200 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.92% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £79,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +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 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Terraform in the UK

Terraform
Top 18 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 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -7 8,693 £75,000 +3.45% 729
London -1 6,006 £85,000 +6.25% 432
Work from Home -2 5,758 £75,000 +7.14% 413
UK excluding London -29 2,875 £67,500 +12.50% 344
North of England -23 1,025 £70,000 +16.67% 108
North West -14 685 £70,000 +16.67% 58
South East -57 545 £70,000 +7.69% 62
Midlands -24 482 £67,500 +3.85% 38
West Midlands -30 336 £67,500 - 26
South West -15 325 £60,000 +4.35% 39
Yorkshire -49 290 £70,000 +16.67% 38
Scotland -13 226 £65,000 +4.84% 37
East of England +37 220 £62,500 -3.85% 44
East Midlands +4 146 £65,000 +8.33% 12
Wales 0 67 £55,000 -8.33% 11
North East -32 50 £62,500 +31.58% 12
Northern Ireland -9 6 £55,000 - 5
Isle of Man +14 2 £81,250 +56.25%

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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 7,346 (67.32%) AWS
2 7,052 (64.63%) DevOps
3 5,884 (53.92%) Kubernetes
4 5,427 (49.73%) CI/CD
5 5,161 (47.30%) Docker
6 5,126 (46.98%) Azure
7 5,114 (46.87%) Agile
8 4,973 (45.57%) Python
9 4,378 (40.12%) Infrastructure as Code
10 3,245 (29.74%) Ansible
11 3,174 (29.09%) GCP
12 3,137 (28.75%) Finance
13 2,986 (27.36%) Software Engineering
14 2,820 (25.84%) Linux
15 2,799 (25.65%) Jenkins
16 2,690 (24.65%) Git (software)
17 2,660 (24.38%) Java
18 2,565 (23.51%) Serverless
19 2,474 (22.67%) React
20 2,400 (21.99%) JavaScript
21 2,355 (21.58%) Social Skills
22 2,296 (21.04%) SQL
23 2,248 (20.60%) Microservices
24 1,934 (17.72%) Bash
25 1,798 (16.48%) AWS CloudFormation
26 1,797 (16.47%) Containerisation
27 1,663 (15.24%) Go
28 1,653 (15.15%) C#
29 1,634 (14.97%) Azure DevOps
30 1,585 (14.53%) Node.js

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
1 413 (3.78%) Apache Spark
2 349 (3.20%) Apache Airflow
3 330 (3.02%) Confluence
4 288 (2.64%) Apache
5 184 (1.69%) IIS
6 133 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 104 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 99 (0.91%) nginx
9 96 (0.88%) JBoss
10 70 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 52 (0.48%) CMS
12 40 (0.37%) Drupal
12 40 (0.37%) SharePoint
13 39 (0.36%) Ethereum
14 38 (0.35%) Luigi
15 30 (0.27%) Headless CMS
16 27 (0.25%) Apache Pulsar
17 25 (0.23%) MS Exchange
18 24 (0.22%) WebSphere
19 23 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 62 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 14 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.018%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.009%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.009%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.009%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 41 (0.38%) R3 Corda
2 35 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.13%) Shopify
6 11 (0.10%) Fidessa
7 8 (0.073%) JDE OneWorld
8 7 (0.064%) MetaTrader
8 7 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.046%) Acoustic Campaign
9 5 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.046%) Summit
10 3 (0.027%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.027%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.009%) assyst
11 1 (0.009%) Cloudability
11 1 (0.009%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.009%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7,346 (67.32%) AWS
2 5,126 (46.98%) Azure
3 3,174 (29.09%) GCP
4 2,565 (23.51%) Serverless
5 1,798 (16.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1,634 (14.97%) Azure DevOps
7 1,283 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
8 1,281 (11.74%) GitHub
9 924 (8.47%) SaaS
10 870 (7.97%) Amazon ECS
11 861 (7.89%) Amazon S3
12 742 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
13 693 (6.35%) PaaS
14 641 (5.87%) Amazon EKS
15 640 (5.87%) Azure Functions
16 586 (5.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 584 (5.35%) Azure Service Bus
18 545 (4.99%) Datadog
19 501 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
20 466 (4.27%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 584 (5.35%) Firewall
2 385 (3.53%) DNS
3 262 (2.40%) Internet
4 237 (2.17%) Network Security
5 222 (2.03%) HTTP
6 218 (2.00%) VPN
7 187 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 154 (1.41%) PPP
9 124 (1.14%) DHCP
10 104 (0.95%) WAN
11 90 (0.82%) LAN
12 84 (0.77%) SAN
13 70 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
14 67 (0.61%) Wireless
15 55 (0.50%) SD-WAN
16 51 (0.47%) FTP
17 49 (0.45%) IPsec
17 49 (0.45%) SSL
18 48 (0.44%) VLAN
19 47 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,264 (11.58%) PostgreSQL
2 1,005 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 916 (8.39%) SQL Server
4 736 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
5 660 (6.05%) Relational Database
6 659 (6.04%) MySQL
7 656 (6.01%) DynamoDB
8 617 (5.65%) Redis
9 534 (4.89%) Big Data
10 526 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
11 415 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
12 403 (3.69%) MongoDB
13 352 (3.23%) BigQuery
14 313 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 281 (2.58%) RDBMS
16 275 (2.52%) Data Lake
17 262 (2.40%) Amazon Athena
18 191 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
19 188 (1.72%) Hadoop
20 179 (1.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2,799 (25.65%) Jenkins
2 2,690 (24.65%) Git (software)
3 920 (8.43%) GitLab
4 702 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 584 (5.35%) JIRA
6 578 (5.30%) CircleCI
7 531 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 468 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 345 (3.16%) Maven
10 311 (2.85%) Bitbucket
11 295 (2.70%) Gradle
12 275 (2.52%) Travis CI
13 263 (2.41%) SonarQube
14 196 (1.80%) Selenium
15 180 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
16 168 (1.54%) IBM UrbanCode
17 167 (1.53%) Subversion
18 166 (1.52%) JUnit
19 153 (1.40%) Cucumber
20 146 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,137 (28.75%) Finance
2 2,355 (21.58%) Social Skills
3 1,104 (10.12%) Banking
4 1,036 (9.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 870 (7.97%) Retail
6 686 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
7 536 (4.91%) Public Sector
8 511 (4.68%) Games
9 440 (4.03%) Marketing
10 247 (2.26%) Legal
11 188 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
12 186 (1.70%) Manufacturing
13 166 (1.52%) Automotive
14 149 (1.37%) Law
15 141 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
16 134 (1.23%) Financial Institution
17 126 (1.15%) Telecoms
18 124 (1.14%) Advertising
19 101 (0.93%) Publishing
20 89 (0.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3,248 (29.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,678 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1,606 (14.72%) Developer
4 1,115 (10.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 1,069 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
6 1,014 (9.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 666 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
8 596 (5.46%) AWS Engineer
9 516 (4.73%) Data Engineer
10 452 (4.14%) Architect
11 435 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
12 428 (3.92%) Senior Developer
13 427 (3.91%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 408 (3.74%) Platform Engineer
15 404 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 376 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
17 341 (3.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 322 (2.95%) Site Engineer
19 321 (2.94%) Lead DevOps
20 301 (2.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,474 (22.67%) React
2 1,585 (14.53%) Node.js
3 1,433 (13.13%) .NET
4 1,373 (12.58%) Kafka
5 973 (8.92%) CSS
6 832 (7.62%) .NET Core
7 767 (7.03%) HTML
8 660 (6.05%) REST
9 642 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 623 (5.71%) Spring
11 603 (5.53%) Elastic Stack
12 558 (5.11%) RESTful
13 541 (4.96%) GraphQL
14 525 (4.81%) AngularJS
15 522 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 519 (4.76%) Web Services
17 515 (4.72%) Entity Framework
18 514 (4.71%) Spring Boot
19 490 (4.49%) jQuery
20 345 (3.16%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,347 (12.34%) Cloud Native
2 887 (8.13%) Public Cloud
3 646 (5.92%) User Experience
4 432 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 425 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
6 341 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 286 (2.62%) Blog
8 269 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
9 264 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 263 (2.41%) Virtual Team
11 251 (2.30%) Private Cloud
12 238 (2.18%) Data Centre
13 225 (2.06%) Blockchain
14 202 (1.85%) Hackathon
15 163 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
16 157 (1.44%) Management Information System
17 156 (1.43%) IoT
18 154 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
19 150 (1.37%) Data Structures
20 136 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,820 (25.84%) Linux
2 1,285 (11.78%) Windows
3 681 (6.24%) Android
4 645 (5.91%) Apple iOS
5 385 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 333 (3.05%) Unix
7 197 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 167 (1.53%) Mesosphere
9 165 (1.51%) CentOS
10 132 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 82 (0.75%) VMS
12 56 (0.51%) Windows 10
13 43 (0.39%) Mac OS
14 41 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
15 40 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (0.35%) Debian
17 37 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
18 36 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
19 19 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
20 18 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,052 (64.63%) DevOps
2 5,427 (49.73%) CI/CD
3 5,114 (46.87%) Agile
4 4,378 (40.12%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2,986 (27.36%) Software Engineering
6 2,248 (20.60%) Microservices
7 1,797 (16.47%) Containerisation
8 1,546 (14.17%) Mentoring
9 1,459 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
10 1,404 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
11 1,395 (12.78%) TDD
12 1,322 (12.12%) Configuration Management
13 1,249 (11.45%) Scrum
14 1,234 (11.31%) Test Automation
15 1,144 (10.48%) Full Stack Development
16 1,121 (10.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 1,081 (9.91%) Analytics
18 964 (8.83%) Coaching
19 962 (8.82%) Open Source
20 959 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4,973 (45.57%) Python
2 2,660 (24.38%) Java
3 2,400 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 2,296 (21.04%) SQL
5 1,934 (17.72%) Bash
6 1,663 (15.24%) Go
7 1,653 (15.15%) C#
8 1,511 (13.85%) PowerShell
9 1,445 (13.24%) TypeScript
10 877 (8.04%) Ruby
11 541 (4.96%) Groovy
12 532 (4.88%) Scala
13 505 (4.63%) Kotlin
14 368 (3.37%) PHP
15 240 (2.20%) Rust
16 227 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 201 (1.84%) C++
18 176 (1.61%) Perl
19 154 (1.41%) C
20 118 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 682 (6.25%) Degree
2 364 (3.34%) AWS Certification
3 347 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 313 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 299 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 81 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 59 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 45 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (0.35%) CCNP
10 37 (0.34%) CISSP
10 37 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 32 (0.29%) CCNA
12 31 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 31 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
13 30 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 30 (0.27%) PhD
14 24 (0.22%) CISM
14 24 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 784 (7.18%) QA
2 175 (1.60%) SLA
3 125 (1.15%) GDPR
4 106 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 101 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 101 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 94 (0.86%) SOC 2
7 88 (0.81%) Accessibility
8 33 (0.30%) HIPAA
9 29 (0.27%) NIST
10 25 (0.23%) SOC 1
11 16 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.12%) GRC
13 13 (0.12%) GxP
14 12 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 10 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.073%) HITRUST
16 8 (0.073%) NCSC
16 8 (0.073%) PSD2
System Software
1 5,161 (47.30%) Docker
2 300 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
3 272 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 228 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 84 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (0.63%) vSphere
7 59 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 48 (0.44%) KVM
9 43 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
10 41 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 33 (0.30%) LXC
12 28 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 26 (0.24%) zsh
14 20 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 20 (0.18%) Ceph
15 19 (0.17%) Xen
16 16 (0.15%) VMware NSX
17 15 (0.14%) NFS
17 15 (0.14%) Varnish
18 10 (0.092%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5,884 (53.92%) Kubernetes
2 3,245 (29.74%) Ansible
3 1,290 (11.82%) Puppet
4 1,130 (10.36%) Opscode Chef
5 845 (7.74%) Prometheus
6 664 (6.09%) Grafana
7 285 (2.61%) Consul
8 262 (2.40%) Istio
9 258 (2.36%) Kibana
10 227 (2.08%) Packer
11 166 (1.52%) Automic
12 163 (1.49%) logstash
13 127 (1.16%) Rancher
14 121 (1.11%) ZABBIX
15 101 (0.93%) Nagios
16 91 (0.83%) Argo
17 63 (0.58%) Opsgenie
18 62 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
19 55 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
20 49 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,572 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 1,090 (9.99%) Google
3 532 (4.88%) Splunk
4 460 (4.22%) Xamarin
5 325 (2.98%) VMware
6 258 (2.36%) Oracle
7 233 (2.14%) New Relic
8 206 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 169 (1.55%) Databricks
10 140 (1.28%) AppDynamics
11 134 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 130 (1.19%) Hitachi
13 123 (1.13%) Cisco
14 120 (1.10%) Facebook
15 114 (1.04%) Samsung
16 113 (1.04%) Atlassian
17 112 (1.03%) Dell
18 104 (0.95%) Dynatrace
19 103 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
20 97 (0.89%) PagerDuty