Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 48 143
Rank change year-on-year +13 +95 +43
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 433 361 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.15% 5.12% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 5.86% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 422 315 183
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £75,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 6,222 6,157 8,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.33% 87.38% 88.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,957 4,788 7,247
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +19 171 £58,000 +16.00% 28
Maidenhead -7 90 £60,000 - 8
Slough -1 33 £38,000 -36.67% 1
Newbury +4 32 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Bracknell +12 27 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Wokingham -1 7 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Windsor +5 1 £80,000 +18.08% 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 234 (54.04%) Linux
2 202 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
4 119 (27.48%) Java
5 118 (27.25%) Python
6 112 (25.87%) Docker
7 111 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 110 (25.40%) Jenkins
9 109 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
10 102 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 100 (23.09%) Windows
12 98 (22.63%) Scrum
12 98 (22.63%) Ansible
13 97 (22.40%) SQL
14 94 (21.71%) JavaScript
15 88 (20.32%) Puppet
16 72 (16.63%) Kubernetes
17 68 (15.70%) Bash Shell
18 65 (15.01%) NoSQL
19 64 (14.78%) REST
19 64 (14.78%) SQL Server
20 62 (14.32%) Finance
20 62 (14.32%) Microservices
21 61 (14.09%) Oracle
22 58 (13.39%) Configuration Management
23 57 (13.16%) PowerShell
24 54 (12.47%) Opscode Chef
25 53 (12.24%) VMware
26 52 (12.01%) SaaS
27 50 (11.55%) Test Automation

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 27 (6.24%) Apache
2 25 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 22 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 20 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 16 (3.70%) JBoss
6 15 (3.46%) Confluence
7 13 (3.00%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (2.31%) IIS
11 9 (2.08%) IBM Notes
11 9 (2.08%) nginx
11 9 (2.08%) NServiceBus
12 7 (1.62%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (1.15%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.46%) Liferay
16 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (1.85%) HipChat
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.23%) InDesign
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 152 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (12.01%) SaaS
4 28 (6.47%) IaaS
5 21 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (3.93%) PaaS
7 12 (2.77%) Amazon S3
8 11 (2.54%) npm
8 11 (2.54%) NuGet
9 10 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.08%) Bluemix
10 9 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.85%) GitHub
12 7 (1.62%) Akamai
12 7 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.47%) WAN
2 23 (5.31%) LAN
3 17 (3.93%) Firewall
4 16 (3.70%) VPN
5 15 (3.46%) Network Security
6 14 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.77%) Internet
8 8 (1.85%) HTTP
8 8 (1.85%) SSL
9 6 (1.39%) IPsec
10 5 (1.15%) SSH
11 4 (0.92%) DNS
11 4 (0.92%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.69%) AMQP
12 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.69%) SAN
12 3 (0.69%) Skype
13 2 (0.46%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.01%) NoSQL
2 64 (14.78%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.47%) MySQL
4 24 (5.54%) Big Data
5 21 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.00%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.31%) Couchbase
12 9 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.08%) Redis
13 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.15%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.92%) DB2
14 4 (0.92%) HBase
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 111 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 110 (25.40%) Jenkins
3 36 (8.31%) JIRA
4 31 (7.16%) Selenium
5 26 (6.00%) JUnit
6 23 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (5.31%) Subversion
7 16 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 14 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.00%) Artifactory
9 13 (3.00%) IntelliJ
9 13 (3.00%) Maven
10 12 (2.77%) Vagrant
11 11 (2.54%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.54%) gulp
11 11 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (2.31%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.31%) Gatling
General
1 62 (14.32%) Finance
2 15 (3.46%) Banking
3 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.85%) Retail
5 7 (1.62%) Automotive
6 5 (1.15%) Marketing
7 3 (0.69%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 143 (33.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (15.70%) Developer
3 48 (11.09%) Linux Engineer
4 47 (10.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 44 (10.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 40 (9.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 29 (6.70%) Senior Developer
8 27 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
9 26 (6.00%) Architect
10 23 (5.31%) Analyst
11 22 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (5.08%) Java Engineer
11 22 (5.08%) Junior
12 20 (4.62%) Administrator
12 20 (4.62%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 17 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
15 16 (3.70%) Support Analyst
15 16 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.46%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (14.78%) REST
2 41 (9.47%) Web Services
3 39 (9.01%) Spring
4 38 (8.78%) .NET
5 31 (7.16%) RESTful
6 29 (6.70%) AngularJS
6 29 (6.70%) HTML
7 28 (6.47%) Middleware
8 26 (6.00%) CSS
9 25 (5.77%) Node.js
10 22 (5.08%) SOAP
11 20 (4.62%) Hystrix
12 19 (4.39%) React
13 14 (3.23%) JSON
13 14 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (3.00%) Hibernate
14 13 (3.00%) LAMP
14 13 (3.00%) XML
15 12 (2.77%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.00%) User Experience
2 21 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (4.16%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.08%) iSeries
6 9 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.85%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.62%) AS400
8 7 (1.62%) Fintech
9 6 (1.39%) Blog
9 6 (1.39%) Learning Management System
10 5 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.92%) Clustering
11 4 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.69%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 234 (54.04%) Linux
2 100 (23.09%) Windows
3 49 (11.32%) Unix
4 47 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (7.39%) Ubuntu
5 32 (7.39%) Windows Server
6 23 (5.31%) CentOS
7 14 (3.23%) Debian
8 8 (1.85%) Android
9 5 (1.15%) VyOS
10 4 (0.92%) Solaris
10 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.46%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.46%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (22.63%) Scrum
4 62 (14.32%) Microservices
5 58 (13.39%) Configuration Management
6 50 (11.55%) SDLC
6 50 (11.55%) Test Automation
7 45 (10.39%) Software Engineering
7 45 (10.39%) TDD
8 43 (9.93%) High Availability
9 42 (9.70%) Open Source
10 38 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 38 (8.78%) Kanban
11 31 (7.16%) ITIL
11 31 (7.16%) SOA
12 30 (6.93%) Deployment Automation
13 28 (6.47%) Release Management
14 27 (6.24%) MVC
15 25 (5.77%) BDD
15 25 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.48%) Java
2 118 (27.25%) Python
3 97 (22.40%) SQL
4 94 (21.71%) JavaScript
5 68 (15.70%) Bash Shell
6 57 (13.16%) PowerShell
7 45 (10.39%) C#
8 30 (6.93%) Ruby
9 29 (6.70%) Perl
10 25 (5.77%) Scala
11 23 (5.31%) PHP
12 14 (3.23%) C
13 13 (3.00%) Java 8
14 12 (2.77%) C++
15 11 (2.54%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.62%) Java 9
16 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.39%) Go
18 5 (1.15%) TypeScript
19 4 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (10.39%) Degree
2 16 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.54%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.92%) CCIE
6 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.69%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.46%) ISEB
8 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (0.23%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.23%) NCIE
9 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.23%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.85%) QA
2 10 (2.31%) PMO
3 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.15%) GDPR
4 5 (1.15%) PSD2
5 4 (0.92%) SLA
6 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.46%) GCP
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (25.87%) Docker
2 32 (7.39%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.93%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.39%) vSphere
7 5 (1.15%) oVirt
7 5 (1.15%) RHEV
8 4 (0.92%) KVM
9 3 (0.69%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.69%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.69%) HDFS
9 3 (0.69%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.46%) Gluster
10 2 (0.46%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 98 (22.63%) Ansible
2 88 (20.32%) Puppet
3 72 (16.63%) Kubernetes
4 54 (12.47%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (8.31%) Terraform
6 12 (2.77%) Nagios
7 11 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (2.31%) Packer
9 9 (2.08%) Grafana
10 8 (1.85%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.62%) Consul
12 6 (1.39%) Kibana
13 5 (1.15%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.69%) Galera Cluster
14 3 (0.69%) Graphite
14 3 (0.69%) Graylog
14 3 (0.69%) Icinga
14 3 (0.69%) Marathon
14 3 (0.69%) Mesos
14 3 (0.69%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 61 (14.09%) Oracle
2 53 (12.24%) VMware
3 48 (11.09%) Red Hat
4 39 (9.01%) Microsoft
5 25 (5.77%) Google
6 20 (4.62%) SAP
7 19 (4.39%) Cisco
7 19 (4.39%) Concur
8 16 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.46%) Capita
10 13 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.77%) Citrix
12 11 (2.54%) IBM
12 11 (2.54%) SaltStack
13 9 (2.08%) Lotus
14 7 (1.62%) Juniper
15 5 (1.15%) Splunk
16 4 (0.92%) HP
16 4 (0.92%) Sun
17 3 (0.69%) EMC