Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 37 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 +41 +51
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 433 404 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.57% 6.29% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 7.21% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 368 332 294
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -4.35%
10th Percentile £35,750 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,939 5,605 8,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.18% 87.32% 90.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,740 4,404 6,508
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Berkshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Reading +7 152 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Maidenhead -6 134 £60,000 - 8
Bracknell +27 53 £60,000 +26.32% 10
Slough -22 25 £46,000 -16.36% 2
Newbury -10 21 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wokingham - 9 £50,000 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing DevOps 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 221 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (45.50%) Linux
3 152 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
4 147 (33.95%) Java
5 145 (33.49%) Git (software)
6 144 (33.26%) Docker
7 136 (31.41%) Jenkins
8 128 (29.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 119 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (26.10%) Python
11 110 (25.40%) Windows
11 110 (25.40%) Puppet
12 107 (24.71%) JavaScript
13 97 (22.40%) Ansible
14 94 (21.71%) Kubernetes
15 87 (20.09%) SQL
15 87 (20.09%) Scrum
16 78 (18.01%) Microservices
17 77 (17.78%) Configuration Management
18 70 (16.17%) VMware
18 70 (16.17%) PowerShell
19 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
20 63 (14.55%) Open Source
20 63 (14.55%) Test Automation
21 62 (14.32%) Bash Shell
21 62 (14.32%) NoSQL
22 61 (14.09%) REST
23 60 (13.86%) Oracle
24 56 (12.93%) Software Engineering
25 54 (12.47%) TDD

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 31 (7.16%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (5.54%) Apache
3 17 (3.93%) JBoss
4 16 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 16 (3.70%) Confluence
4 16 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 15 (3.46%) NServiceBus
6 14 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.54%) IIS
8 10 (2.31%) CMS
8 10 (2.31%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.08%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.39%) IPython
12 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.92%) Appian
12 4 (0.92%) Liferay
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.15%) HipChat
3 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 152 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (29.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (9.47%) PaaS
4 37 (8.55%) IaaS
5 33 (7.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (7.16%) SaaS
7 18 (4.16%) IBM Cloud
8 13 (3.00%) Office 365
9 12 (2.77%) Serverless
10 11 (2.54%) Akamai
10 11 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.54%) GitHub
11 8 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.15%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.92%) npm
13 4 (0.92%) NuGet
14 3 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.85%) WAN
2 17 (3.93%) Firewall
3 16 (3.70%) LAN
4 15 (3.46%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.46%) VPN
5 13 (3.00%) Network Security
6 11 (2.54%) SSH
7 8 (1.85%) SAN
8 7 (1.62%) VoIP
9 6 (1.39%) DNS
10 5 (1.15%) DHCP
11 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.92%) Internet
12 3 (0.69%) NAS
12 3 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.69%) Skype
13 2 (0.46%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.32%) NoSQL
3 34 (7.85%) MySQL
4 33 (7.62%) Big Data
5 30 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (6.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (6.00%) Hadoop
7 26 (6.00%) Relational Database
8 24 (5.54%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.70%) Apache Hive
9 16 (3.70%) Impala
10 13 (3.00%) HBase
10 13 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.00%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.85%) Couchbase
12 8 (1.85%) DB2
13 6 (1.39%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.39%) Redis
14 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 145 (33.49%) Git (software)
2 136 (31.41%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.93%) Subversion
4 27 (6.24%) JIRA
5 25 (5.77%) Maven
6 23 (5.31%) Bitbucket
7 22 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (4.62%) JUnit
9 16 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (3.46%) Vagrant
10 15 (3.46%) Visual Studio
11 14 (3.23%) Gradle
12 13 (3.00%) Selenium
13 9 (2.08%) Hudson
13 9 (2.08%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.85%) Gatling
14 8 (1.85%) git-flow
15 7 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 49 (11.32%) Finance
2 27 (6.24%) Retail
3 13 (3.00%) Marketing
3 13 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.31%) Banking
5 8 (1.85%) Games
6 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Billing
7 2 (0.46%) Electronics
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (35.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (16.17%) Developer
3 39 (9.01%) Cloud Engineer
3 39 (9.01%) Linux Engineer
4 34 (7.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 30 (6.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 26 (6.00%) Java Engineer
6 26 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 19 (4.39%) Junior
7 19 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (4.16%) Azure Engineer
8 18 (4.16%) Consultant
9 17 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
9 17 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (3.70%) Administrator
10 16 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
11 15 (3.46%) Architect
12 14 (3.23%) SAP Engineer
13 13 (3.00%) Analyst
13 13 (3.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.09%) REST
2 43 (9.93%) AngularJS
3 34 (7.85%) Spring
4 29 (6.70%) Node.js
5 28 (6.47%) Middleware
6 26 (6.00%) .NET
6 26 (6.00%) HTML
7 22 (5.08%) Web Services
8 21 (4.85%) CSS
8 21 (4.85%) LESS
8 21 (4.85%) Sass
9 20 (4.62%) React
10 17 (3.93%) Spring Boot
11 16 (3.70%) HTML5
11 16 (3.70%) Hystrix
12 13 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (3.00%) JSON
13 12 (2.77%) CSS3
13 12 (2.77%) RESTful
13 12 (2.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.54%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.16%) Private Cloud
4 18 (4.16%) User Experience
5 15 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (3.46%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.08%) iSeries
8 8 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.85%) AS400
9 7 (1.62%) Clustering
10 6 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.15%) Learning Management System
11 5 (1.15%) Robotics
11 5 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.92%) BBC
12 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 197 (45.50%) Linux
2 110 (25.40%) Windows
3 35 (8.08%) Ubuntu
4 33 (7.62%) Unix
5 32 (7.39%) CentOS
5 32 (7.39%) Windows Server
6 24 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.77%) Debian
8 10 (2.31%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.15%) Android
9 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.92%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.92%) VyOS
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.46%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
3 87 (20.09%) Scrum
4 78 (18.01%) Microservices
5 77 (17.78%) Configuration Management
6 63 (14.55%) Open Source
6 63 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 56 (12.93%) Software Engineering
8 54 (12.47%) TDD
9 51 (11.78%) Kanban
10 45 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (9.70%) BDD
11 42 (9.70%) ITIL
12 41 (9.47%) Release Management
13 39 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (7.16%) High Availability
14 31 (7.16%) SDLC
15 30 (6.93%) Deployment Automation
15 30 (6.93%) Migration
16 29 (6.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 147 (33.95%) Java
2 113 (26.10%) Python
3 107 (24.71%) JavaScript
4 87 (20.09%) SQL
5 70 (16.17%) PowerShell
6 62 (14.32%) Bash Shell
7 46 (10.62%) C#
8 26 (6.00%) Scala
9 23 (5.31%) Ruby
10 22 (5.08%) C
11 16 (3.70%) Java 8
12 14 (3.23%) Java 9
13 13 (3.00%) Kotlin
13 13 (3.00%) Perl
14 12 (2.77%) C++
14 12 (2.77%) Go
15 11 (2.54%) PHP
16 10 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.39%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (12.01%) Degree
2 30 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.39%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.46%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.92%) MCSE
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.92%) RHCE
8 4 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.69%) ISEB
9 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.69%) MCITP
9 3 (0.69%) MCSA
9 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.46%) CCNP
10 2 (0.46%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.85%) QA
2 15 (3.46%) GCP
3 3 (0.69%) COBIT
3 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 144 (33.26%) Docker
2 39 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.08%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (7.16%) Active Directory
5 30 (6.93%) oVirt
6 25 (5.77%) RHEV
7 24 (5.54%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.00%) Apache Flume
8 13 (3.00%) HDFS
9 8 (1.85%) KVM
10 7 (1.62%) vSphere
11 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.69%) vCloud
13 2 (0.46%) Gluster
13 2 (0.46%) NFS
13 2 (0.46%) Varnish
13 2 (0.46%) Xen
13 2 (0.46%) XenServer
14 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 110 (25.40%) Puppet
2 97 (22.40%) Ansible
3 94 (21.71%) Kubernetes
4 54 (12.47%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (11.78%) Terraform
6 20 (4.62%) Kibana
7 19 (4.39%) Nagios
8 15 (3.46%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (3.00%) Grafana
10 12 (2.77%) Packer
11 10 (2.31%) Graylog
11 10 (2.31%) ZABBIX
12 9 (2.08%) Consul
13 7 (1.62%) Icinga
14 5 (1.15%) Graphite
14 5 (1.15%) rkt
14 5 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.92%) SCCM
15 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.69%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 70 (16.17%) VMware
2 60 (13.86%) Oracle
3 46 (10.62%) Red Hat
4 42 (9.70%) Microsoft
5 38 (8.78%) Atlassian
6 22 (5.08%) Google
7 21 (4.85%) Cisco
8 16 (3.70%) IBM
8 16 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (3.70%) SAP
9 15 (3.46%) Capita
9 15 (3.46%) Citrix
10 14 (3.23%) Concur
11 11 (2.54%) Cadence
12 9 (2.08%) HP
12 9 (2.08%) Lotus
13 8 (1.85%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.39%) Informatica
14 6 (1.39%) Juniper
15 5 (1.15%) EMC