Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Terraform
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 36 108
Rank change year-on-year +3 +72 +39
Permanent jobs citing Terraform 2,146 541 218
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.36% 6.55% 2.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.50% 34.46% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,777 525 200
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £51,125
25th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.24% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £90,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%

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 WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,171 1,570 1,155
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.73% 19.00% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,091 1,461 975
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £87,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Terraform
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Terraform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Terraform trend for jobs with a WFH option

Terraform
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Terraform.

Terraform salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Terraform
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Terraform over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Terraform salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Terraform job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Terraform.

1 1,545 (71.99%) DevOps
2 1,270 (59.18%) AWS
3 1,177 (54.85%) Docker
4 1,103 (51.40%) Kubernetes
5 829 (38.63%) Azure
6 727 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
7 699 (32.57%) Infrastructure as Code
8 694 (32.34%) Python
9 651 (30.34%) Ansible
10 488 (22.74%) Finance
11 457 (21.30%) Java
12 444 (20.69%) Linux
13 434 (20.22%) GCP
14 414 (19.29%) Jenkins
15 403 (18.78%) Serverless
16 392 (18.27%) Software Engineering
17 382 (17.80%) JavaScript
18 374 (17.43%) PowerShell
19 370 (17.24%) Git (software)
20 363 (16.92%) SQL
21 358 (16.68%) Microservices
22 332 (15.47%) Puppet
23 316 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
24 311 (14.49%) React
25 300 (13.98%) AWS CloudFormation
26 298 (13.89%) Social Skills
27 296 (13.79%) Bash Shell
28 287 (13.37%) Node.js
28 287 (13.37%) Go
29 278 (12.95%) Greenfield Project

Terraform
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 71 (3.31%) Apache Spark
2 61 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
4 37 (1.72%) Confluence
5 30 (1.40%) IIS
6 23 (1.07%) Apache
7 19 (0.89%) nginx
8 14 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.23%) CMS
11 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.19%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.14%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.093%) JBoss
14 2 (0.093%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.093%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.047%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.19%) Figma
2 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.56%) Sentinel
2 11 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.19%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.14%) Shopify
6 2 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1,270 (59.18%) AWS
2 829 (38.63%) Azure
3 434 (20.22%) GCP
4 403 (18.78%) Serverless
5 300 (13.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 243 (11.32%) AWS Lambda
7 185 (8.62%) SaaS
8 178 (8.29%) GitHub
9 141 (6.57%) PaaS
10 139 (6.48%) Amazon S3
11 115 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
12 113 (5.27%) Amazon ECS
13 111 (5.17%) IaaS
14 89 (4.15%) Datadog
15 79 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
16 78 (3.63%) AWS Step Functions
17 77 (3.59%) Amazon EKS
18 53 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
19 46 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
20 43 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.94%) Firewall
2 59 (2.75%) HTTP
3 51 (2.38%) Network Security
4 49 (2.28%) VPN
5 47 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 46 (2.14%) DNS
7 20 (0.93%) DHCP
8 15 (0.70%) IPv6
8 15 (0.70%) WAN
9 14 (0.65%) LAN
10 11 (0.51%) SMS
11 9 (0.42%) SSL
12 7 (0.33%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.23%) AMQP
14 4 (0.19%) Internet
14 4 (0.19%) MPLS
14 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
15 3 (0.14%) DSL
15 3 (0.14%) IPv4
15 3 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (9.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 162 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
3 141 (6.57%) MySQL
4 137 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (4.19%) SQL Server
6 89 (4.15%) MongoDB
7 85 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 84 (3.91%) Amazon Aurora
9 80 (3.73%) Redis
10 63 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 61 (2.84%) Relational Database
12 58 (2.70%) Big Data
13 52 (2.42%) Amazon Athena
14 49 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 41 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (1.21%) Power BI
17 25 (1.16%) Blockchain
17 25 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (1.07%) Neo4j
18 23 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 414 (19.29%) Jenkins
2 370 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 159 (7.41%) GitLab
4 111 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 93 (4.33%) TeamCity
6 76 (3.54%) JIRA
7 65 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 51 (2.38%) Bitbucket
9 49 (2.28%) Selenium
10 46 (2.14%) CircleCI
11 32 (1.49%) SpecFlow
12 26 (1.21%) Maven
13 24 (1.12%) Postman
14 23 (1.07%) Subversion
15 22 (1.03%) Cypress.io
16 21 (0.98%) Terragrunt
17 19 (0.89%) webpack
18 18 (0.84%) Travis CI
19 17 (0.79%) JUnit
20 16 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 488 (22.74%) Finance
2 298 (13.89%) Social Skills
3 155 (7.22%) Retail
4 134 (6.24%) Games
5 111 (5.17%) Front Office
6 98 (4.57%) Marketing
7 58 (2.70%) Public Sector
8 52 (2.42%) Banking
9 36 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 34 (1.58%) Automotive
11 28 (1.30%) Law
12 25 (1.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 25 (1.16%) Retail Finance
13 19 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.84%) Legal
15 16 (0.75%) Publishing
16 14 (0.65%) Telecoms
17 13 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
18 12 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 767 (35.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 469 (21.85%) Developer
3 330 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
4 252 (11.74%) Cloud Engineer
5 245 (11.42%) AWS DevOps
6 232 (10.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 207 (9.65%) Software Engineer
8 152 (7.08%) Azure Engineer
9 144 (6.71%) Architect
10 136 (6.34%) Senior DevOps
11 133 (6.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 118 (5.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 89 (4.15%) Consultant
13 89 (4.15%) Senior Developer
14 82 (3.82%) Java Developer
15 81 (3.77%) React Developer
16 80 (3.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 80 (3.73%) Platform Engineer
17 79 (3.68%) Technical Architect
18 67 (3.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (14.49%) React
2 287 (13.37%) Node.js
3 206 (9.60%) Web Services
4 183 (8.53%) Spring
5 166 (7.74%) .NET
6 152 (7.08%) Kafka
7 104 (4.85%) Spring Boot
8 82 (3.82%) .NET Core
9 80 (3.73%) Material-UI
10 77 (3.59%) GraphQL
11 76 (3.54%) AngularJS
11 76 (3.54%) RESTful
12 75 (3.49%) JSON
13 74 (3.45%) Vue.js
14 69 (3.22%) REST
15 55 (2.56%) Redux
16 53 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
17 50 (2.33%) YAML
18 47 (2.19%) HTML
19 41 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 278 (12.95%) Greenfield Project
2 166 (7.74%) Virtual Team
3 135 (6.29%) Public Cloud
4 65 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 64 (2.98%) User Experience
6 47 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 42 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 42 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 35 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 33 (1.54%) Derivative
11 30 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.35%) iPad
13 23 (1.07%) Data Centre
14 22 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 18 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.70%) e-Learning
16 15 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (0.65%) Legacy Applications
18 13 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 444 (20.69%) Linux
2 225 (10.48%) Windows
3 100 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 51 (2.38%) Unix
5 19 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.75%) CentOS
7 11 (0.51%) Android
8 10 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.28%) Debian
11 4 (0.19%) Solaris
12 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.14%) zOS
13 2 (0.093%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.093%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.093%) SUSE
13 2 (0.093%) VMS
13 2 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,545 (71.99%) DevOps
2 727 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 699 (32.57%) Infrastructure as Code
4 392 (18.27%) Software Engineering
5 358 (16.68%) Microservices
6 260 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 245 (11.42%) Full Stack Development
8 220 (10.25%) Scrum
9 217 (10.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 203 (9.46%) Test Automation
11 194 (9.04%) Migration
12 190 (8.85%) Configuration Management
13 186 (8.67%) Mentoring
14 182 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
15 167 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
16 164 (7.64%) Open Source
17 159 (7.41%) Fintech
18 116 (5.41%) Analytics
19 114 (5.31%) Asset Management
20 112 (5.22%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 694 (32.34%) Python
2 457 (21.30%) Java
3 382 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 374 (17.43%) PowerShell
5 363 (16.92%) SQL
6 296 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 287 (13.37%) Go
8 253 (11.79%) TypeScript
9 200 (9.32%) C#
10 138 (6.43%) Ruby
11 78 (3.63%) Groovy
12 76 (3.54%) Scala
13 74 (3.45%) PHP
14 71 (3.31%) Kotlin
15 45 (2.10%) C
16 30 (1.40%) Elm
17 27 (1.26%) Clojure
17 27 (1.26%) Perl
18 25 (1.16%) C++
19 24 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (4.43%) Degree
2 62 (2.89%) AWS Certification
3 42 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 16 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.37%) OCP
9 8 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.19%) CCNA
11 4 (0.19%) CCNP
12 3 (0.14%) CCIE
12 3 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.093%) CISSP
13 2 (0.093%) OSCP
14 1 (0.047%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.75%) QA
2 18 (0.84%) NIST
3 17 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.75%) GDPR
4 16 (0.75%) IASME
4 16 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.23%) NCSC
6 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.093%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.093%) PSD2
8 2 (0.093%) SLA
9 1 (0.047%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.047%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,177 (54.85%) Docker
2 49 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.37%) Varnish
8 6 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.19%) vSphere
10 3 (0.14%) KVM
10 3 (0.14%) NFS
10 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.093%) zsh
12 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,103 (51.40%) Kubernetes
2 651 (30.34%) Ansible
3 332 (15.47%) Puppet
4 316 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (2.75%) Grafana
6 53 (2.47%) Prometheus
7 35 (1.63%) Packer
8 23 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (1.03%) Istio
10 20 (0.93%) Rancher
11 16 (0.75%) CASB
12 14 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.51%) Kibana
13 11 (0.51%) Nagios
14 9 (0.42%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.33%) Consul
15 7 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.33%) Salt
16 6 (0.28%) Knative
17 5 (0.23%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 192 (8.95%) Google
2 176 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 69 (3.22%) Oracle
4 47 (2.19%) VMware
5 28 (1.30%) Splunk
6 24 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 20 (0.93%) Databricks
8 19 (0.89%) Cloudera
9 18 (0.84%) Hortonworks
9 18 (0.84%) SaltStack
10 16 (0.75%) Dynatrace
11 15 (0.70%) New Relic
12 14 (0.65%) Netlify
13 13 (0.61%) IBM
14 12 (0.56%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.56%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.51%) PagerDuty
16 9 (0.42%) Cisco
16 9 (0.42%) Elastic Path
16 9 (0.42%) LogicMonitor