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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 99 85 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 1.39% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.71% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 2
Average salary £42,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1111 992 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.68% 80.91% 74.23%
Number of salaries quoted 917 839 819
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -21 3 £35,000 -33.33%
West Wales +17 1 £67,500 +28.57% 1
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) PaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Zenoss
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) IaaS
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) RSpec
5 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) Nagios
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) SSDT
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) RSpec
3 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PlayStation
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Ruby
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Zenoss
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat