Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 40 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +85
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 438 391 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.83% 5.77% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 6.45% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 368 372 298
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -2.08% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,325 £38,375
90th Percentile £80,625 £99,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 5,141 6,065 6,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.92% 89.52% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4,076 4,824 5,072
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 +16 203 £62,500 +8.70% 40
Maidenhead +5 95 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Slough -3 36 £60,000 +57.89% 5
Newbury +4 35 £55,000 - 5
Bracknell +1 26 £62,500 -6.02% 16
Wokingham +25 21 £62,000 +24.00% 1
Ascot - 1 £27,500 -
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 242 (55.25%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (45.21%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (41.55%) Linux
4 156 (35.62%) Java
5 153 (34.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 149 (34.02%) Docker
7 140 (31.96%) Git (software)
8 138 (31.51%) Jenkins
9 134 (30.59%) Python
10 131 (29.91%) Kubernetes
11 121 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (24.20%) Microsoft
13 98 (22.37%) SQL
14 88 (20.09%) Ansible
15 87 (19.86%) Test Automation
16 86 (19.63%) Terraform
17 84 (19.18%) Microservices
18 83 (18.95%) Bash Shell
19 80 (18.26%) Puppet
20 78 (17.81%) Windows
21 72 (16.44%) Scrum
22 70 (15.98%) JavaScript
23 67 (15.30%) Configuration Management
23 67 (15.30%) REST
24 65 (14.84%) JIRA
25 64 (14.61%) Degree
25 64 (14.61%) PowerShell
25 64 (14.61%) Web Services
26 63 (14.38%) SaaS
27 60 (13.70%) Oracle

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 38 (8.68%) Confluence
2 33 (7.53%) Apache
3 32 (7.31%) IIS
4 31 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (4.34%) WebLogic
6 18 (4.11%) Tomcat
7 14 (3.20%) Anypoint
7 14 (3.20%) Mule
7 14 (3.20%) Mule ESB
8 13 (2.97%) nginx
9 12 (2.74%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.05%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.14%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.14%) JBoss
11 5 (1.14%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 198 (45.21%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (34.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (14.38%) SaaS
4 46 (10.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (7.76%) PaaS
6 26 (5.94%) IaaS
7 19 (4.34%) Office 365
8 18 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (3.88%) GitHub
10 16 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (3.20%) Serverless
12 13 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (2.51%) Amazon S3
15 10 (2.28%) CloudFront
15 10 (2.28%) Route 53
15 10 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (1.60%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.27%) DNS
2 42 (9.59%) Firewall
3 33 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 27 (6.16%) HTTP
5 23 (5.25%) DHCP
6 21 (4.79%) LAN
6 21 (4.79%) VPN
7 18 (4.11%) Network Security
8 16 (3.65%) WAN
9 8 (1.83%) SSH
10 5 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.14%) SAN
10 5 (1.14%) Skype
10 5 (1.14%) VoIP
10 5 (1.14%) WLAN
11 4 (0.91%) SNMP
11 4 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (0.68%) NAS
12 3 (0.68%) SCCP
12 3 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 36 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 33 (7.53%) Big Data
5 28 (6.39%) MySQL
6 23 (5.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (4.57%) Data Lake
7 20 (4.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.65%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.65%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 15 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.42%) Power BI
10 12 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (2.51%) DB2
11 11 (2.51%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.51%) HBase
11 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 140 (31.96%) Git (software)
2 138 (31.51%) Jenkins
3 65 (14.84%) JIRA
4 43 (9.82%) Maven
5 32 (7.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (5.48%) JUnit
8 22 (5.02%) Selenium
8 22 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 22 (5.02%) Visual Studio
9 18 (4.11%) Eclipse
10 17 (3.88%) Ant
11 16 (3.65%) Cucumber
12 14 (3.20%) IntelliJ
12 14 (3.20%) Mockito
13 13 (2.97%) Bitbucket
13 13 (2.97%) Gradle
14 12 (2.74%) Vagrant
15 10 (2.28%) Subversion
15 10 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.48%) Retail
3 17 (3.88%) Finance
4 8 (1.83%) Publishing
5 7 (1.60%) Banking
6 5 (1.14%) Marketing
7 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.91%) Automotive
7 4 (0.91%) Games
7 4 (0.91%) Law
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 154 (35.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (21.92%) Developer
3 36 (8.22%) Senior DevOps
4 35 (7.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 34 (7.76%) Consultant
6 33 (7.53%) Architect
7 29 (6.62%) Java Developer
8 25 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (5.02%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
13 19 (4.34%) AWS DevOps
14 18 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 17 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.42%) Scrum Master
17 14 (3.20%) Lead DevOps
17 14 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.30%) REST
2 64 (14.61%) Web Services
3 48 (10.96%) .NET
4 42 (9.59%) Node.js
4 42 (9.59%) Spring
5 40 (9.13%) RESTful
6 38 (8.68%) XML
7 37 (8.45%) SOAP
8 30 (6.85%) React
9 27 (6.16%) HTML
10 26 (5.94%) AngularJS
10 26 (5.94%) CSS
11 25 (5.71%) Kafka
12 18 (4.11%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET
13 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (3.20%) ActiveMQ
14 14 (3.20%) RAML
14 14 (3.20%) Spring Boot
15 13 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 21 (4.79%) Public Cloud
4 18 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.20%) User Experience
7 13 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.74%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.51%) Cloud Native
9 11 (2.51%) iPad
10 9 (2.05%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.37%) BBC
13 4 (0.91%) Life Science
13 4 (0.91%) PKI
13 4 (0.91%) Robotics
13 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 182 (41.55%) Linux
2 78 (17.81%) Windows
3 57 (13.01%) CentOS
4 48 (10.96%) Windows Server
5 37 (8.45%) Unix
6 24 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (3.65%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.97%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.74%) Android
10 10 (2.28%) Debian
11 6 (1.37%) DC/OS
11 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.14%) VMS
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (55.25%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
3 87 (19.86%) Test Automation
4 84 (19.18%) Microservices
5 72 (16.44%) Scrum
6 67 (15.30%) Configuration Management
7 58 (13.24%) TDD
8 51 (11.64%) Analytics
9 50 (11.42%) Mentoring
10 46 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (7.99%) Project Management
11 35 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 33 (7.53%) Computer Science
13 32 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (6.62%) BDD
16 28 (6.39%) Coaching
16 28 (6.39%) Open Source
17 27 (6.16%) CRM
17 27 (6.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 156 (35.62%) Java
2 134 (30.59%) Python
3 98 (22.37%) SQL
4 83 (18.95%) Bash Shell
5 70 (15.98%) JavaScript
6 64 (14.61%) PowerShell
7 44 (10.05%) C#
8 27 (6.16%) T-SQL
9 26 (5.94%) Java 8
10 20 (4.57%) Perl
10 20 (4.57%) PHP
11 19 (4.34%) Scala
12 16 (3.65%) Ruby
12 16 (3.65%) Shell Script
13 15 (3.42%) C++
14 12 (2.74%) Go
15 11 (2.51%) C
16 7 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.37%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 64 (14.61%) Degree
2 25 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.51%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.83%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.14%) CCNA
7 5 (1.14%) CCNP
7 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.14%) PhD
8 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.68%) CCSP
9 3 (0.68%) CISM
9 3 (0.68%) CISSP
9 3 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.68%) VCP6
9 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.68%) QA
2 11 (2.51%) GAMP
3 7 (1.60%) GDPR
3 7 (1.60%) SLA
4 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (34.02%) Docker
2 46 (10.50%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (7.99%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (5.25%) oVirt
5 23 (5.25%) RHEV
6 19 (4.34%) Active Directory
7 12 (2.74%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.14%) iptables
8 5 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.14%) Xen
9 4 (0.91%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.91%) HDFS
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.68%) Firmware
11 1 (0.23%) KVM
11 1 (0.23%) NFS
11 1 (0.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 131 (29.91%) Kubernetes
2 88 (20.09%) Ansible
3 86 (19.63%) Terraform
4 80 (18.26%) Puppet
5 37 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (3.88%) Kibana
7 16 (3.65%) Nagios
8 14 (3.20%) CloudHub
8 14 (3.20%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.28%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (2.05%) Salt
11 7 (1.60%) Grafana
11 7 (1.60%) Mesos
12 5 (1.14%) Capistrano
12 5 (1.14%) Graphite
12 5 (1.14%) Packer
12 5 (1.14%) Prometheus
12 5 (1.14%) Rundeck
12 5 (1.14%) SELinux
13 4 (0.91%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 106 (24.20%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.70%) Oracle
3 58 (13.24%) Google
4 41 (9.36%) VMware
5 39 (8.90%) Red Hat
6 17 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.20%) Citrix
7 14 (3.20%) MuleSoft
7 14 (3.20%) New Relic
8 9 (2.05%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.60%) Splunk
10 6 (1.37%) Cisco
10 6 (1.37%) HP
11 5 (1.14%) Aruba
11 5 (1.14%) Centreon
11 5 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.14%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.14%) Tableau
12 4 (0.91%) Cloudera
12 4 (0.91%) Hortonworks