Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 90 147
Rank change year-on-year +43 +57 -42
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 184 108 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.22% 2.84% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 3.09% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138 78 77
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -16.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £39,625 £47,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £77,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +10.00%

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 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 3,206 3,491 4,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.98% 91.89% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,279 2,710 3,123
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 94 (51.09%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (35.33%) Microsoft
5 49 (26.63%) Data Centre
6 46 (25.00%) Java
7 45 (24.46%) ITIL
8 40 (21.74%) Python
9 39 (21.20%) JavaScript
10 37 (20.11%) Jenkins
11 36 (19.57%) IBM
11 36 (19.57%) Finance
12 35 (19.02%) Web Services
12 35 (19.02%) Active Directory
13 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (16.85%) Software Engineering
14 31 (16.85%) Ansible
15 30 (16.30%) Technical Leadership
15 30 (16.30%) DNS
15 30 (16.30%) Service Delivery
16 29 (15.76%) Windows
16 29 (15.76%) Puppet
17 28 (15.22%) Microservices
18 27 (14.67%) Docker
18 27 (14.67%) Cisco
18 27 (14.67%) Test Automation
19 26 (14.13%) Scrum
20 25 (13.59%) VMware
20 25 (13.59%) HTML
20 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V

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 24 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (8.15%) Drupal
4 14 (7.61%) Apache
5 10 (5.43%) Anypoint
6 8 (4.35%) Mule
7 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.26%) eZ Publish
8 5 (2.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.72%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.17%) nginx
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) ArchiCAD
2 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.54%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.54%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 94 (51.09%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (10.87%) Amazon S3
3 20 (10.87%) Serverless
4 18 (9.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (9.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (8.15%) AWS CloudTrail
8 11 (5.98%) SaaS
9 10 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (5.43%) CloudFront
10 9 (4.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (4.89%) AWS CodePipeline
10 9 (4.89%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (4.89%) SoftLayer
11 7 (3.80%) GitHub
11 7 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.30%) DNS
2 24 (13.04%) DHCP
3 7 (3.80%) SSL
4 5 (2.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.17%) Firewall
6 3 (1.63%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.54%) HTTP
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) MPLS
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (6.52%) MySQL
3 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.89%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.80%) Big Data
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.63%) EDMS
9 3 (1.63%) GIS
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.63%) Redis
9 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (20.11%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.87%) Maven
3 15 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.15%) JMeter
3 15 (8.15%) Selenium
4 12 (6.52%) SoapUI
5 9 (4.89%) JIRA
5 9 (4.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.26%) Grunt
8 6 (3.26%) Protractor
8 6 (3.26%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.63%) Gatling
10 2 (1.09%) Moq
10 2 (1.09%) MSTest
10 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (19.57%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.80%) Billing
4 6 (3.26%) Law
4 6 (3.26%) Marketing
5 5 (2.72%) Publishing
5 5 (2.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (29.35%) Developer
2 46 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.78%) Architect
4 18 (9.78%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 14 (7.61%) Head of Architecture
7 13 (7.07%) React Developer
8 10 (5.43%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.89%) Lead DevOps
9 9 (4.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Senior React Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.02%) Web Services
2 25 (13.59%) HTML
2 25 (13.59%) React
3 22 (11.96%) AngularJS
4 21 (11.41%) Node.js
5 17 (9.24%) .NET
5 17 (9.24%) CSS
6 14 (7.61%) SOAP
7 12 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.52%) LAMP
8 11 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (5.98%) XML
9 10 (5.43%) Dropwizard
10 9 (4.89%) RESTful
10 9 (4.89%) SAML
11 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.35%) HTML5
11 8 (4.35%) jQuery
12 7 (3.80%) REST
13 6 (3.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.63%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.96%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.70%) User Experience
4 15 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (7.07%) NHS
6 9 (4.89%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.26%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.72%) Replication
8 5 (2.72%) Social Media
8 5 (2.72%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.09%) Robotics
10 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.54%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.76%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (11.41%) Linux
4 4 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.63%) CentOS
5 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Unix
7 1 (0.54%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.46%) ITIL
3 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (16.85%) Software Engineering
5 30 (16.30%) Service Delivery
5 30 (16.30%) Technical Leadership
6 28 (15.22%) Microservices
7 27 (14.67%) Test Automation
8 26 (14.13%) Scrum
9 25 (13.59%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (13.04%) Patch Management
10 24 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (13.04%) Web Filtering
11 20 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (10.87%) Open Source
12 19 (10.33%) TDD
12 19 (10.33%) Unit Testing
13 17 (9.24%) Project Management
14 16 (8.70%) Configuration Management
14 16 (8.70%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.00%) Java
2 40 (21.74%) Python
3 39 (21.20%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.41%) C#
5 19 (10.33%) Perl
6 17 (9.24%) SQL
7 14 (7.61%) PHP
8 8 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.80%) Java 8
10 5 (2.72%) R
11 4 (2.17%) C
11 4 (2.17%) Ruby
12 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.09%) Go
14 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 19 (10.33%) Degree
3 9 (4.89%) ISEB
4 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CCNP
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.87%) QA
2 15 (8.15%) GDPR
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.67%) Docker
3 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V
3 25 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.72%) Varnish
6 4 (2.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.54%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 31 (16.85%) Ansible
2 29 (15.76%) Puppet
3 24 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 24 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (13.04%) SCCM
4 19 (10.33%) Terraform
5 14 (7.61%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (4.89%) Mesos
6 9 (4.89%) rkt
7 5 (2.72%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.17%) Packer
9 2 (1.09%) Grafana
10 1 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 65 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.57%) IBM
3 27 (14.67%) Cisco
4 25 (13.59%) VMware
5 24 (13.04%) Dell
5 24 (13.04%) Forcepoint
5 24 (13.04%) HP
5 24 (13.04%) McAfee
5 24 (13.04%) Symantec
6 10 (5.43%) Google
7 9 (4.89%) Remedy
8 5 (2.72%) Adobe
8 5 (2.72%) hybris
9 4 (2.17%) Oracle
10 3 (1.63%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.63%) Okta
11 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.09%) Splunk
12 1 (0.54%) Meraki
12 1 (0.54%) New Relic