Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 220 282
Rank change year-on-year -4 +62 +31
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 33 76 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.97% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.66% 4.27% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 17
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -18.52% +35.00%
10th Percentile £43,470 £28,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £85,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +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 1,991 1,779 1,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.70% 22.69% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 1,367 1,309
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £69,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

AWS CloudFormation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AWS CloudFormation as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS CloudFormation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 January 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 25 January 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 +14 23 £70,000 +21.74% 3
Coventry -9 10 £48,831 +8.51% 1
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 33 (100.00%) AWS
2 32 (96.97%) Azure
3 26 (78.79%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (78.79%) Amazon S3
3 26 (78.79%) Migration
4 24 (72.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 23 (69.70%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (63.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 21 (63.64%) Web Services
6 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (63.64%) VMware
7 20 (60.61%) ITIL
7 20 (60.61%) SQL
7 20 (60.61%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (57.58%) Service Management
9 18 (54.55%) Presales
9 18 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (51.52%) Load Balancing
10 17 (51.52%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (48.48%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (48.48%) Technology Roadmap
11 16 (48.48%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
11 16 (48.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (48.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (48.48%) Data Centre
11 16 (48.48%) Private Cloud
11 16 (48.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (48.48%) Public Cloud
11 16 (48.48%) 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Windchill
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) AWS
2 32 (96.97%) Azure
3 26 (78.79%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (78.79%) Amazon S3
4 24 (72.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 21 (63.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (51.52%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (48.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (48.48%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (30.30%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (30.30%) Serverless
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (18.18%) GitHub
11 3 (9.09%) IaaS
11 3 (9.09%) PaaS
12 2 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (6.06%) CloudFront
12 2 (6.06%) GCP
12 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
12 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DMZ
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (54.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 16 (48.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Architect
1 16 (48.48%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (36.36%) Cloud Architect
2 12 (36.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 9 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Web Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (48.48%) Data Centre
2 16 (48.48%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (48.48%) Private Cloud
2 16 (48.48%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Migration
2 20 (60.61%) ITIL
3 19 (57.58%) Service Management
4 18 (54.55%) Presales
5 17 (51.52%) Load Balancing
6 16 (48.48%) Line Management
6 16 (48.48%) Technology Roadmap
7 15 (45.45%) ITIL V3
7 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
7 15 (45.45%) Project Management
7 15 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (45.45%) TOGAF
8 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (24.24%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (24.24%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
12 4 (12.12%) Change Control
12 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) Hyper-V
2 16 (48.48%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (21.21%) Docker
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Terraform
2 11 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.15%) Puppet
5 4 (12.12%) Packer
6 2 (6.06%) Mesos
6 2 (6.06%) Rancher
6 2 (6.06%) rkt
6 2 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) VMware
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) AppDynamics
4 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy