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

DevOps
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 +40 +39
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 365 397 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.81% 6.46% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 7.38% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 303 321 286
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £37,100 £31,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £84,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -6.98%

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 5,710 5,380 7,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.85% 87.58% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4,544 4,231 6,038
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 23 October 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 October 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 -3 153 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Maidenhead -16 98 £57,500 -4.17% 5
Bracknell +24 43 £75,000 -25.00% 6
Newbury +1 27 £55,000 +33.33% 7
Slough -33 15 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Wokingham - 3 £50,000 - 2
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 189 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (45.75%) Amazon AWS
3 158 (43.29%) Linux
4 146 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 126 (34.52%) Git (software)
5 126 (34.52%) Java
6 119 (32.60%) Docker
7 114 (31.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 113 (30.96%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (30.14%) Puppet
10 95 (26.03%) Python
11 88 (24.11%) Ansible
12 86 (23.56%) Kubernetes
13 84 (23.01%) JavaScript
14 74 (20.27%) Windows
15 73 (20.00%) SQL
16 72 (19.73%) Microservices
17 70 (19.18%) Terraform
18 69 (18.90%) Scrum
19 66 (18.08%) Configuration Management
20 65 (17.81%) Bash Shell
21 58 (15.89%) Oracle
22 57 (15.62%) Open Source
22 57 (15.62%) Test Automation
23 56 (15.34%) TDD
24 55 (15.07%) Degree
25 52 (14.25%) VMware
25 52 (14.25%) Microsoft
25 52 (14.25%) Red Hat
26 51 (13.97%) BDD

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 46 (12.60%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (6.85%) Apache
3 23 (6.30%) Confluence
4 20 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.93%) Apache Spark
6 14 (3.84%) IIS
7 12 (3.29%) JBoss
8 11 (3.01%) nginx
9 10 (2.74%) Anypoint
9 10 (2.74%) CMS
9 10 (2.74%) Mule
9 10 (2.74%) Mule ESB
10 9 (2.47%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.64%) IPython
11 6 (1.64%) NServiceBus
11 6 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.10%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 167 (45.75%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (31.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (10.68%) PaaS
4 33 (9.04%) IaaS
5 25 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (5.48%) GitHub
7 19 (5.21%) Serverless
8 17 (4.66%) Office 365
9 14 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (3.01%) Akamai
10 11 (3.01%) SaaS
11 10 (2.74%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (2.19%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (1.37%) OpenShift
15 5 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.03%) Firewall
2 20 (5.48%) VPN
3 16 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.84%) DNS
5 10 (2.74%) SSH
6 8 (2.19%) SAN
7 7 (1.92%) DHCP
7 7 (1.92%) VoIP
8 6 (1.64%) HTTP
8 6 (1.64%) LAN
8 6 (1.64%) WAN
9 4 (1.10%) Network Security
9 4 (1.10%) SNMP
10 3 (0.82%) Internet
10 3 (0.82%) NAS
10 3 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.82%) SCCP
10 3 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.88%) NoSQL
2 45 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 40 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 40 (10.96%) Big Data
4 39 (10.68%) MySQL
5 33 (9.04%) RDBMS
5 33 (9.04%) Relational Database
6 31 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (7.12%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.21%) MongoDB
9 18 (4.93%) Apache Hive
9 18 (4.93%) HBase
9 18 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (3.84%) Impala
12 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.92%) DB2
14 6 (1.64%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 146 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 126 (34.52%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.41%) Maven
3 38 (10.41%) Subversion
4 29 (7.95%) JIRA
5 20 (5.48%) Bitbucket
6 18 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (4.93%) Gradle
7 16 (4.38%) Eclipse
7 16 (4.38%) Vagrant
8 14 (3.84%) JUnit
8 14 (3.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (3.29%) IntelliJ
10 11 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.74%) Mockito
12 8 (2.19%) git-flow
12 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.92%) Hudson
13 7 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (7.95%) Finance
2 26 (7.12%) Retail
3 16 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.84%) Marketing
5 9 (2.47%) Banking
6 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.64%) Games
8 5 (1.37%) Electronics
9 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 137 (37.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (18.08%) Developer
3 25 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (6.30%) Architect
5 21 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
6 20 (5.48%) Support Engineer
7 17 (4.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 15 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (4.11%) Consultant
8 15 (4.11%) Development Manager
8 15 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 14 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.84%) Java Engineer
9 14 (3.84%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.56%) Administrator
11 12 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (3.01%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.74%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.88%) AngularJS
2 39 (10.68%) REST
3 31 (8.49%) HTML
3 31 (8.49%) Web Services
4 27 (7.40%) XML
5 26 (7.12%) React
6 25 (6.85%) CSS
7 22 (6.03%) HTML5
8 21 (5.75%) RESTful
8 21 (5.75%) Spring
9 20 (5.48%) Sass
10 19 (5.21%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (5.21%) LESS
10 19 (5.21%) Node.js
11 17 (4.66%) .NET
12 16 (4.38%) SOAP
13 15 (4.11%) Kafka
14 14 (3.84%) CSS3
14 14 (3.84%) jQuery
15 13 (3.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (4.38%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.84%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.56%) User Experience
8 9 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.19%) BBC
9 8 (2.19%) Clustering
9 8 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.64%) Robotics
11 5 (1.37%) Fintech
12 4 (1.10%) PMI
12 4 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.82%) Life Science
13 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 158 (43.29%) Linux
2 74 (20.27%) Windows
3 48 (13.15%) CentOS
4 30 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (8.22%) Unix
5 28 (7.67%) Ubuntu
6 21 (5.75%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.01%) Debian
8 8 (2.19%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.27%) VMS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (30.96%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (19.73%) Microservices
4 69 (18.90%) Scrum
5 66 (18.08%) Configuration Management
6 57 (15.62%) Open Source
6 57 (15.62%) Test Automation
7 56 (15.34%) TDD
8 51 (13.97%) BDD
9 43 (11.78%) Kanban
10 39 (10.68%) Software Engineering
11 37 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (9.86%) ITIL
13 35 (9.59%) Mentoring
14 31 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (6.85%) OO
16 24 (6.58%) Release Management
17 22 (6.03%) Deployment Automation
17 22 (6.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 126 (34.52%) Java
2 95 (26.03%) Python
3 84 (23.01%) JavaScript
4 73 (20.00%) SQL
5 65 (17.81%) Bash Shell
6 46 (12.60%) PowerShell
7 39 (10.68%) C#
8 24 (6.58%) Scala
9 22 (6.03%) Ruby
10 20 (5.48%) C
11 19 (5.21%) Java 8
12 17 (4.66%) Kotlin
12 17 (4.66%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.56%) Perl
14 12 (3.29%) PHP
14 12 (3.29%) T-SQL
15 11 (3.01%) Go
16 7 (1.92%) Java 9
16 7 (1.92%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (15.07%) Degree
2 22 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.37%) MCSA
6 5 (1.37%) MCSE
6 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.10%) RHCE
8 3 (0.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.82%) CCSP
8 3 (0.82%) CISM
8 3 (0.82%) CISSP
8 3 (0.82%) MCITP
8 3 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.60%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) PMBOK
3 3 (0.82%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 119 (32.60%) Docker
2 39 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.86%) oVirt
3 36 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (8.49%) RHEV
5 19 (5.21%) Active Directory
6 16 (4.38%) Apache Flume
6 16 (4.38%) HDFS
6 16 (4.38%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.19%) KVM
8 4 (1.10%) Varnish
8 4 (1.10%) vCloud
8 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.10%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.10%) vSphere
8 4 (1.10%) Xen
9 3 (0.82%) iptables
10 2 (0.55%) Firmware
10 2 (0.55%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 110 (30.14%) Puppet
2 88 (24.11%) Ansible
3 86 (23.56%) Kubernetes
4 70 (19.18%) Terraform
5 39 (10.68%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (7.40%) Kibana
6 27 (7.40%) Nagios
7 16 (4.38%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (3.84%) Grafana
8 14 (3.84%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.74%) CloudHub
10 8 (2.19%) Graylog
10 8 (2.19%) Packer
10 8 (2.19%) Rundeck
11 7 (1.92%) Icinga
11 7 (1.92%) Salt
12 6 (1.64%) Consul
13 5 (1.37%) rkt
13 5 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (1.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 58 (15.89%) Oracle
2 52 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.25%) Red Hat
2 52 (14.25%) VMware
3 35 (9.59%) Atlassian
4 19 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (4.38%) Google
6 11 (3.01%) IBM
7 10 (2.74%) Cisco
7 10 (2.74%) Citrix
7 10 (2.74%) MuleSoft
7 10 (2.74%) Tableau
8 9 (2.47%) Cadence
9 8 (2.19%) HP
10 7 (1.92%) Informatica
11 6 (1.64%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.64%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.37%) Dell
12 5 (1.37%) SAP
13 4 (1.10%) Hortonworks