Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 102 148
Rank change year-on-year +57 +46 -7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 174 90 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.51% 2.38% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 2.60% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 135 81 41
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.87% +15.00% +11.11%

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 2,899 3,467 3,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.83% 91.62% 92.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,110 2,497 2,746
Birmingham median annual salary £46,623 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,006
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.64% -3.52%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Birmingham

DevOps
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Birmingham

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 111 (63.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (52.87%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 59 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (25.29%) Python
6 41 (23.56%) Linux
7 38 (21.84%) .NET
8 37 (21.26%) Puppet
9 36 (20.69%) SQL
10 34 (19.54%) Java
10 34 (19.54%) Docker
11 33 (18.97%) Microservices
12 32 (18.39%) Web Services
13 30 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 29 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 29 (16.67%) Presales
15 28 (16.09%) Public Cloud
16 27 (15.52%) JavaScript
17 26 (14.94%) Finance
18 25 (14.37%) Windows
18 25 (14.37%) Ansible
18 25 (14.37%) Git (software)
18 25 (14.37%) Node.js
18 25 (14.37%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (13.79%) Configuration Management
19 24 (13.79%) QA
20 23 (13.22%) C#
20 23 (13.22%) ASP.NET
21 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
21 22 (12.64%) Service Delivery

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 17 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.32%) Apache
3 10 (5.75%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (5.17%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.02%) nginx
5 7 (4.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.45%) Drupal
7 4 (2.30%) Anypoint
7 4 (2.30%) Mule
8 3 (1.72%) CMS
8 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.15%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.72%) ArchiCAD
3 3 (1.72%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.72%) MicroStation
3 3 (1.72%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 111 (63.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (52.87%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (10.92%) Office 365
3 19 (10.92%) PaaS
4 17 (9.77%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (9.77%) GitHub
5 16 (9.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (8.62%) Serverless
7 14 (8.05%) Amazon S3
7 14 (8.05%) IaaS
8 11 (6.32%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (6.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (5.75%) Route 53
10 9 (5.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (5.17%) SaaS
11 7 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (3.45%) CloudFront
13 5 (2.87%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) DNS
2 11 (6.32%) Firewall
3 10 (5.75%) DHCP
3 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.45%) LAN
4 6 (3.45%) MPLS
4 6 (3.45%) VPN
4 6 (3.45%) WAN
4 6 (3.45%) Wireless
5 5 (2.87%) OpenVPN
6 4 (2.30%) NAS
6 4 (2.30%) Network Security
6 4 (2.30%) SAN
6 4 (2.30%) SSL
7 1 (0.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (6.32%) MySQL
6 11 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.75%) Big Data
8 9 (5.17%) GIS
9 7 (4.02%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (4.02%) EDMS
9 7 (4.02%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (4.02%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.02%) Redis
9 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.87%) Power BI
11 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.37%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.77%) JMeter
4 12 (6.90%) Selenium
4 12 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 12 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (4.60%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.02%) Gatling
7 7 (4.02%) JIRA
7 7 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.87%) Maven
10 4 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.30%) Protractor
10 4 (2.30%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.72%) GitLab
11 3 (1.72%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.15%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (14.94%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.45%) Law
4 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.72%) Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 45 (25.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (23.56%) Architect
3 33 (18.97%) Developer
4 30 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.62%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.17%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.60%) Lead Architect
8 8 (4.60%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.60%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.02%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (4.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) CAD Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.45%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.84%) .NET
2 32 (18.39%) Web Services
3 25 (14.37%) Node.js
4 23 (13.22%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.62%) HTML
5 15 (8.62%) LAMP
6 11 (6.32%) CSS
7 10 (5.75%) React
8 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.17%) Kafka
9 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.02%) SOAP
10 5 (2.87%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (2.30%) REST
11 4 (2.30%) SAML
11 4 (2.30%) XML
12 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.72%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.72%) Middleware
12 3 (1.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.09%) Public Cloud
2 16 (9.20%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.20%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.75%) User Experience
5 8 (4.60%) NHS
6 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.45%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.45%) Clustering
7 6 (3.45%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (1.15%) Robotics
10 2 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.57%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.56%) Linux
2 25 (14.37%) Windows
3 11 (6.32%) Ubuntu
3 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.87%) Unix
6 4 (2.30%) CentOS
6 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.72%) Android
7 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.72%) DC/OS
7 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.97%) Microservices
3 29 (16.67%) Presales
3 29 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 24 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 22 (12.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (12.64%) Service Delivery
6 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.49%) IT Strategy
7 20 (11.49%) Scrum
8 19 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.77%) SDLC
9 17 (9.77%) TDD
9 17 (9.77%) Technical Leadership
10 16 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.20%) Patch Management
11 15 (8.62%) ITIL
11 15 (8.62%) Migration
12 14 (8.05%) Data Protection
12 14 (8.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.29%) Python
2 36 (20.69%) SQL
3 34 (19.54%) Java
4 27 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.22%) C#
6 21 (12.07%) PHP
7 17 (9.77%) Shell Script
8 14 (8.05%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.60%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.60%) Scala
11 7 (4.02%) Perl
12 4 (2.30%) R
13 3 (1.72%) Go
13 3 (1.72%) Ruby
14 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.57%) C
15 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 17 (9.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.02%) AWS Certification
5 6 (3.45%) CCNP
5 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) CCNA
6 4 (2.30%) ISEB
6 4 (2.30%) RHCE
7 3 (1.72%) MCSE
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.57%) CCDP
9 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.79%) QA
2 14 (8.05%) GDPR
3 7 (4.02%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (19.54%) Docker
2 18 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.02%) VirtualBox
6 5 (2.87%) KVM
7 3 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.15%) Varnish
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 37 (21.26%) Puppet
2 25 (14.37%) Ansible
2 25 (14.37%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (12.07%) Terraform
4 20 (11.49%) Kubernetes
5 10 (5.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (5.75%) SCCM
6 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (4.02%) Packer
8 4 (2.30%) Mesos
8 4 (2.30%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.30%) rkt
8 4 (2.30%) SCOM
8 4 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 66 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.49%) IBM
3 17 (9.77%) Cisco
4 14 (8.05%) VMware
5 11 (6.32%) Google
5 11 (6.32%) Oracle
6 10 (5.75%) Dell
6 10 (5.75%) Forcepoint
6 10 (5.75%) HP
6 10 (5.75%) McAfee
6 10 (5.75%) Symantec
7 6 (3.45%) Meraki
7 6 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.87%) Remedy
9 3 (1.72%) New Relic
9 3 (1.72%) SAP
9 3 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.72%) Splunk
9 3 (1.72%) Tableau
9 3 (1.72%) Veeam