Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS CloudFormation over the 6 months to 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 242 293
Rank change year-on-year +31 +51 +3
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 29 45 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.48% 2.30% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 25
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,470 £41,175 £47,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £81,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

AWS CloudFormation is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,963 1,958 1,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.59% 24.61% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,671 1,456 1,410
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,025
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AWS CloudFormation in the West Midlands

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for AWS CloudFormation in the West Midlands

AWS CloudFormation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS CloudFormation in the West Midlands

AWS CloudFormation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 April 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
Birmingham +29 15 £70,000 +21.74% 7
Coventry +11 7 £48,300 -8.00%
Worcestershire +17 4 - - 5
Warwickshire +10 3 £52,500 -19.23% 2
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for AWS CloudFormation.

1 29 (100.00%) AWS
2 27 (93.10%) Azure
3 18 (62.07%) Amazon S3
4 17 (58.62%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (48.28%) Terraform
6 13 (44.83%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (44.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (44.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 13 (44.83%) ITIL
6 13 (44.83%) Migration
7 12 (41.38%) Web Services
7 12 (41.38%) Ansible
7 12 (41.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (41.38%) Public Cloud
7 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (37.93%) Service Management
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (34.48%) VMware
9 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (34.48%) Python
9 10 (34.48%) DevOps
9 10 (34.48%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (34.48%) Serverless
9 10 (34.48%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
10 9 (31.03%) Amazon ECS
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
11 8 (27.59%) Line Management

AWS CloudFormation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Windchill
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (100.00%) AWS
2 27 (93.10%) Azure
3 18 (62.07%) Amazon S3
4 17 (58.62%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (44.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 13 (44.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (34.48%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (34.48%) Serverless
7 9 (31.03%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (27.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (17.24%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (13.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (13.79%) AWS CodeBuild
10 4 (13.79%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 4 (13.79%) AWS CodePipeline
10 4 (13.79%) CloudFront
10 4 (13.79%) GitHub
10 4 (13.79%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) DMZ
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (41.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (27.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Cloud Specialist
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (3.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Node.js
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) Express
3 3 (10.34%) MEAN Stack
3 3 (10.34%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (10.34%) React
3 3 (10.34%) React Native
4 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.45%) Kafka
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Public Cloud
2 10 (34.48%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
4 8 (27.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (27.59%) Private Cloud
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
1 13 (44.83%) Migration
2 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Service Management
4 10 (34.48%) DevOps
5 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
6 8 (27.59%) Line Management
6 8 (27.59%) Presales
6 8 (27.59%) Technology Roadmap
7 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
7 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 7 (24.14%) Project Management
7 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
8 5 (17.24%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (17.24%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (13.79%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
2 8 (27.59%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (13.79%) Docker
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Terraform
2 12 (41.38%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
3 4 (13.79%) Packer
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Puppet
5 2 (6.90%) Rancher
6 1 (3.45%) Mesos
6 1 (3.45%) rkt
6 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) AppDynamics
4 4 (13.79%) IBM
4 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy