Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS CloudFormation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 274 312
Rank change year-on-year +39 +38 +29
Permanent jobs citing AWS CloudFormation 45 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.28% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.15% 1.35% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 3
West Midlands median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £44,426 £47,125 £54,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,091 1,857 1,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.23% 20.63% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,713 1,478 1,301
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,800 £25,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +55 28 £70,000 +15.42% 2
Coventry +21 14 £51,250 -2.38%
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £62,500 -
AWS CloudFormation
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 45 (100.00%) AWS
2 32 (71.11%) Amazon S3
3 31 (68.89%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (64.44%) Azure
4 29 (64.44%) Migration
5 28 (62.22%) Web Services
5 28 (62.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 26 (57.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (53.33%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (51.11%) SQL
9 22 (48.89%) VMware
9 22 (48.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (48.89%) Public Cloud
10 21 (46.67%) Presales
11 20 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (42.22%) Amazon ECS
12 19 (42.22%) Python
13 17 (37.78%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
13 17 (37.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (37.78%) Technology Roadmap
13 17 (37.78%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (37.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
13 17 (37.78%) Private Cloud
13 17 (37.78%) DevOps
13 17 (37.78%) Line Management
14 16 (35.56%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (35.56%) Serverless

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 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (100.00%) AWS
2 32 (71.11%) Amazon S3
3 31 (68.89%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (64.44%) Azure
5 28 (62.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 26 (57.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (42.22%) Amazon ECS
8 17 (37.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (37.78%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (35.56%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (35.56%) Serverless
10 9 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudTrail
11 7 (15.56%) CloudFront
11 7 (15.56%) SaaS
12 4 (8.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (8.89%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (8.89%) GCP
12 4 (8.89%) IaaS
12 4 (8.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Network Security
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) FTP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) SMTP
3 2 (4.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (48.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (37.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.44%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
4 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.44%) JMeter
4 2 (4.44%) Protractor
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.22%) CMake
5 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Architect
2 17 (37.78%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (28.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 13 (28.89%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (24.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) AWS Specialist
6 6 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Web Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) Node.js
3 4 (8.89%) SAML
4 2 (4.44%) Laravel
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Public Cloud
2 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
2 17 (37.78%) Private Cloud
2 17 (37.78%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (28.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) DC/OS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Migration
2 21 (46.67%) Presales
3 17 (37.78%) DevOps
3 17 (37.78%) Line Management
3 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
3 17 (37.78%) Technology Roadmap
4 15 (33.33%) Project Management
4 15 (33.33%) Service Management
5 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (28.89%) ITIL
6 13 (28.89%) ITIL V3
6 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
6 13 (28.89%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (28.89%) TOGAF
7 11 (24.44%) Auto-Scaling
8 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.78%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (15.56%) Coaching
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CCNA
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.89%) RHCE
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (26.67%) Docker
5 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Terraform
2 9 (20.00%) Ansible
3 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.78%) Puppet
4 7 (15.56%) Kubernetes
5 4 (8.89%) Mesos
5 4 (8.89%) rkt
5 4 (8.89%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (4.44%) HockeyApp
7 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) New Relic
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk