Period
to 27 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 17 48
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 +46
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 252 244 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.76% 9.15% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.42% 9.72% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 282 249 173
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,950 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% -4.55% -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,076 2,510 3,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.92% 94.15% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 928 2,172 2,347
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £33,675 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,875 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Birmingham

DevOps
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Birmingham.

Salary trend for DevOps in Birmingham

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 163 (64.68%) Azure
2 157 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (39.68%) AWS
4 87 (34.52%) JavaScript
4 87 (34.52%) .NET
5 78 (30.95%) SQL
6 76 (30.16%) Terraform
7 72 (28.57%) Microservices
8 67 (26.59%) Docker
8 67 (26.59%) C#
9 65 (25.79%) Python
10 58 (23.02%) Microsoft
11 52 (20.63%) REST
12 50 (19.84%) SaaS
13 49 (19.44%) Scrum
13 49 (19.44%) Kubernetes
14 47 (18.65%) Jenkins
15 44 (17.46%) GCP
15 44 (17.46%) Linux
16 42 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (16.67%) Ansible
17 41 (16.27%) AngularJS
17 41 (16.27%) Node.js
17 41 (16.27%) TDD
18 40 (15.87%) Test Automation
19 39 (15.48%) NoSQL
19 39 (15.48%) GitHub
20 38 (15.08%) SDLC
20 38 (15.08%) Git (software)
21 35 (13.89%) MongoDB

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 10 (3.97%) CMS
1 10 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (3.97%) Umbraco
2 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.38%) Confluence
4 4 (1.59%) Kentico
4 4 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.59%) WordPress
5 3 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.40%) InVision
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.40%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (64.68%) Azure
2 100 (39.68%) AWS
3 50 (19.84%) SaaS
4 44 (17.46%) GCP
5 39 (15.48%) GitHub
6 30 (11.90%) PaaS
7 29 (11.51%) Serverless
8 28 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (7.14%) IaaS
10 17 (6.75%) OpenShift
11 8 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (2.78%) Power Platform
13 5 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.59%) Heroku
15 3 (1.19%) Power Automate
16 2 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.79%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.97%) AMQP
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.48%) NoSQL
2 35 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 25 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.37%) Big Data
7 10 (3.97%) Redis
8 7 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
9 6 (2.38%) MySQL
9 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.98%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.59%) Power BI
12 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.40%) Amazon Aurora
14 1 (0.40%) Cloud Spanner
14 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 47 (18.65%) Jenkins
2 38 (15.08%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 12 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (4.76%) GitLab
6 10 (3.97%) Selenium
6 10 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (3.17%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.38%) JIRA
8 6 (2.38%) webpack
9 4 (1.59%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.59%) Postman
9 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.79%) Hudson
10 2 (0.79%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (11.90%) Finance
2 25 (9.92%) Public Sector
3 10 (3.97%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Games
5 3 (1.19%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (28.97%) Developer
2 72 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (15.48%) Azure Engineer
4 28 (11.11%) Architect
4 28 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 23 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
7 14 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
7 14 (5.56%) Python Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.76%) Backend Developer
9 12 (4.76%) DevOps Architect
9 12 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
9 12 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) React Developer
10 11 (4.37%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.37%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (34.52%) .NET
2 52 (20.63%) REST
3 41 (16.27%) AngularJS
3 41 (16.27%) Node.js
4 32 (12.70%) React
5 31 (12.30%) Django
5 31 (12.30%) Flask
6 30 (11.90%) .NET Core
7 23 (9.13%) CSS
8 22 (8.73%) .NET Framework
8 22 (8.73%) HTML
9 20 (7.94%) jQuery
10 19 (7.54%) Elastic Stack
11 13 (5.16%) ASP.NET
11 13 (5.16%) JSON
11 13 (5.16%) Spring
11 13 (5.16%) Spring Boot
12 12 (4.76%) Kafka
13 11 (4.37%) Vue.js
14 10 (3.97%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Private Cloud
2 13 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.78%) User Experience
6 6 (2.38%) W3C
7 5 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.59%) Robotics
9 3 (1.19%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.40%) Clustering
11 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.40%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.46%) Linux
2 19 (7.54%) Windows
3 10 (3.97%) CentOS
4 9 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.79%) Unix
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (28.57%) Microservices
3 49 (19.44%) Scrum
4 42 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (16.27%) TDD
6 40 (15.87%) Test Automation
7 38 (15.08%) SDLC
8 33 (13.10%) Fintech
9 30 (11.90%) Infrastructure as Code
10 27 (10.71%) BDD
10 27 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 27 (10.71%) MVC
11 24 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 22 (8.73%) Migration
13 21 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (6.75%) Configuration Management
16 16 (6.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 15 (5.95%) Open Source
18 14 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.52%) JavaScript
2 78 (30.95%) SQL
3 67 (26.59%) C#
4 65 (25.79%) Python
5 34 (13.49%) PowerShell
6 19 (7.54%) Go
6 19 (7.54%) Java
7 15 (5.95%) PHP
8 14 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.37%) Perl
11 10 (3.97%) Ruby
12 9 (3.57%) C++
13 8 (3.17%) Kotlin
14 7 (2.78%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.19%) VB
17 2 (0.79%) C
18 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (7.54%) Degree
2 16 (6.35%) SC Cleared
2 16 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.16%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.54%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (26.59%) Docker
2 9 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.59%) vSphere
4 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Varnish
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (30.16%) Terraform
2 49 (19.44%) Kubernetes
3 42 (16.67%) Ansible
4 28 (11.11%) Puppet
5 20 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.57%) Grafana
7 8 (3.17%) Graphite
7 8 (3.17%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.38%) Rancher
9 3 (1.19%) Consul
9 3 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.19%) Packer
10 2 (0.79%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.79%) Kibana
10 2 (0.79%) logstash
10 2 (0.79%) MIIS
10 2 (0.79%) Nagios
10 2 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.11%) Oracle
3 26 (10.32%) Google
4 18 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.17%) Cadence
6 7 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (1.98%) Splunk
8 4 (1.59%) ABBYY
8 4 (1.59%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.59%) UiPath
9 3 (1.19%) Automation Anywhere
9 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.19%) VMware
10 2 (0.79%) Apple
11 1 (0.40%) Databricks
11 1 (0.40%) Dell
11 1 (0.40%) IBM
11 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.40%) Xamarin