The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 112 123 143
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.059% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £44,000 £80,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +82.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £80,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £80,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
DevOps
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1618 1371 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.34% 81.12% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1079 1616
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DevOps across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps across the Cheshire region.

DevOps Salary Trend in Cheshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DevOps Salary Histogram in Cheshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £37,500 -
Warrington - 5 £45,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £82,500 -
DevOps
North West

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 10 (76.92%) SOAP
2 10 (76.92%) HTTP
2 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (76.92%) REST
2 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Ant
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) JSP
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (38.46%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Route 53
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) ElastiCache
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.69%) Terremark
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Mercurial
2 5 (38.46%) MSTest
2 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
2 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
2 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) NUnit
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) SOAP
1 10 (76.92%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) WPF
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) JSP
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (38.46%) MVVM
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) DSDM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Vagrant
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace