The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 46 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -19
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 60 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.48% 0.43% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 0.51% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 6 9
Average salary £42,500 £58,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.03% +10.95%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DevOps
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1094 1180 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.64% 84.05% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 930 980 858
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Salary Trend in Wales

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

DevOps Salary Trend in Wales

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

DevOps Salary Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
South Wales +59 60 £42,500 +21.42% 11
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Python
3 25 (35.71%) Windows
4 23 (32.86%) Linux
5 21 (30.00%) C++
5 21 (30.00%) Scrum
6 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
6 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (24.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (24.29%) MySQL
9 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.43%) Games
10 15 (21.43%) User Experience
11 13 (18.57%) SDLC
11 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
12 12 (17.14%) Java
12 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (17.14%) TDD
12 12 (17.14%) VMware
12 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
13 11 (15.71%) ZeroMQ
13 11 (15.71%) Tornado
13 11 (15.71%) Flask
13 11 (15.71%) OpenStack
13 11 (15.71%) Analytics
13 11 (15.71%) Cross-Platform Development
13 11 (15.71%) SQLite

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 11 (15.71%) OpenStack
1 11 (15.71%) Tornado
2 5 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) BGP
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) IPsec
2 3 (4.29%) Junos
2 3 (4.29%) MPLS
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) OSPF
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) VPLS
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.29%) MySQL
3 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 11 (15.71%) SQLite
5 7 (10.00%) Big Data
6 5 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.29%) Ant
2 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) Maven
2 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) NuGet
3 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.43%) Games
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Software Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Agile Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Head of Delivery
6 6 (8.57%) Head of IT
7 5 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Scrum Master
9 3 (4.29%) Application Development Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Development Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (15.71%) Flask
1 11 (15.71%) Middleware
1 11 (15.71%) OAuth
1 11 (15.71%) ZeroMQ
2 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) COM
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) REST
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Informatics
2 11 (15.71%) Life Science
3 6 (8.57%) Health Informatics
4 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.86%) Fintech
7 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Unix
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.86%) CentOS
5 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Scrum
3 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
4 17 (24.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (18.57%) SDLC
6 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.14%) TDD
7 11 (15.71%) Analytics
7 11 (15.71%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (12.86%) BDD
8 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (11.43%) ITIL
10 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.14%) OOP
12 4 (5.71%) Functional Programming
12 4 (5.71%) Online Security
12 4 (5.71%) Release Management
13 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) Python
2 21 (30.00%) C++
3 12 (17.14%) Java
4 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (12.86%) C#
6 8 (11.43%) PHP
7 6 (8.57%) Ruby
8 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.71%) C
9 4 (5.71%) Erlang
9 4 (5.71%) Perl
10 3 (4.29%) SQL
11 2 (2.86%) Haskell
11 2 (2.86%) Korn
11 2 (2.86%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) AWS Certification
1 3 (4.29%) CCDA
1 3 (4.29%) CCNP
1 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.29%) JNCIA
2 2 (2.86%) CCNA
2 2 (2.86%) JNCIS
2 2 (2.86%) MCITP
2 2 (2.86%) MCSA
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (8.57%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) VMware
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 5 (7.14%) TOWER Software
5 3 (4.29%) F5
6 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Juniper
6 2 (2.86%) New Relic
6 2 (2.86%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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