Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 83 114
Rank change year-on-year +45 +31 -19
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 269 129 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.10% 3.65% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 3.99% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 228 110 65
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -28.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £83,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +5.56%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,517 3,236 3,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.82% 91.62% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 2,648 2,838
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Bristol

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 183 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (46.47%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (39.78%) Java
4 101 (37.55%) Software Engineering
5 96 (35.69%) Linux
6 92 (34.20%) Python
7 79 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (28.62%) Docker
9 74 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 71 (26.39%) C#
11 66 (24.54%) Scrum
12 65 (24.16%) Puppet
12 65 (24.16%) Opscode Chef
12 65 (24.16%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (21.93%) Microservices
14 57 (21.19%) Continuous Delivery
14 57 (21.19%) SQL
15 50 (18.59%) Ansible
16 49 (18.22%) JIRA
17 48 (17.84%) Big Data
18 47 (17.47%) Scala
19 46 (17.10%) Elasticsearch
19 46 (17.10%) Git (software)
20 44 (16.36%) Open Source
21 43 (15.99%) Jenkins
22 39 (14.50%) JavaScript
23 37 (13.75%) .NET
23 37 (13.75%) Windows
23 37 (13.75%) Hadoop
23 37 (13.75%) Amazon Kinesis

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (17.10%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (12.27%) Apache Spark
3 23 (8.55%) Apache Pig
3 23 (8.55%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.20%) Apache
5 6 (2.23%) Confluence
6 5 (1.86%) IIS
6 5 (1.86%) Jetty
7 4 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.49%) nginx
8 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Kentico
9 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 125 (46.47%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (13.75%) Amazon Kinesis
4 26 (9.67%) Serverless
5 25 (9.29%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (9.29%) Amazon EMR
6 22 (8.18%) GitHub
7 21 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (6.69%) Amazon S3
10 12 (4.46%) PaaS
11 11 (4.09%) AWS OpsWorks
12 8 (2.97%) IaaS
12 8 (2.97%) npm
12 8 (2.97%) SaaS
13 7 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.60%) Office 365
14 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (1.12%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.69%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.32%) SMS
3 16 (5.95%) IPv4
3 16 (5.95%) IPv6
4 13 (4.83%) Firewall
5 7 (2.60%) Network Security
6 5 (1.86%) HTTP
6 5 (1.86%) SSL
7 3 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (0.37%) DNS
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) SAN
8 1 (0.37%) VLAN
8 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.84%) Big Data
2 37 (13.75%) Hadoop
3 36 (13.38%) Amazon Redshift
4 27 (10.04%) NoSQL
5 25 (9.29%) Amazon Athena
5 25 (9.29%) BigQuery
5 25 (9.29%) Power BI
6 23 (8.55%) Apache Hive
6 23 (8.55%) Impala
6 23 (8.55%) Presto
6 23 (8.55%) Spotfire
7 21 (7.81%) Neo4j
8 16 (5.95%) InfluxDB
8 16 (5.95%) MongoDB
8 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
9 12 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (4.46%) Redis
10 11 (4.09%) MySQL
11 7 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 49 (18.22%) JIRA
2 46 (17.10%) Git (software)
3 43 (15.99%) Jenkins
4 26 (9.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.69%) TeamCity
6 16 (5.95%) JUnit
6 16 (5.95%) Spock
7 14 (5.20%) Selenium
8 11 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.97%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.97%) TestComplete
10 6 (2.23%) Babel
10 6 (2.23%) Maven
10 6 (2.23%) Mocha
10 6 (2.23%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.23%) webpack
11 5 (1.86%) Bugzilla
11 5 (1.86%) Buildbot
11 5 (1.86%) Chocolatey
11 5 (1.86%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (8.18%) Finance
2 20 (7.43%) Electronics
3 9 (3.35%) Marketing
4 8 (2.97%) Games
5 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.74%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (25.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (23.79%) Developer
3 47 (17.47%) AWS Engineer
4 29 (10.78%) Software Developer
5 24 (8.92%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.55%) Data Engineer
6 23 (8.55%) Senior Data Engineer
7 22 (8.18%) Hadoop Engineer
7 22 (8.18%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
7 22 (8.18%) Software Engineer
8 20 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (7.06%) Architect
10 14 (5.20%) Analyst
10 14 (5.20%) Java Engineer
10 14 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.83%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (4.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
13 11 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.75%) .NET
2 33 (12.27%) REST
3 29 (10.78%) Web Services
4 23 (8.55%) Node.js
5 22 (8.18%) MLlib
5 22 (8.18%) Pandas
6 20 (7.43%) CSS
6 20 (7.43%) React
7 19 (7.06%) HTML
8 17 (6.32%) Kafka
9 16 (5.95%) GWT
9 16 (5.95%) Vaadin
10 15 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (4.83%) .NET Core
11 13 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (4.46%) AngularJS
13 10 (3.72%) Akka.NET
13 10 (3.72%) ASP.NET
13 10 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.41%) User Experience
2 22 (8.18%) Clustering
3 12 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.12%) Fintech
8 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) iPad
9 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 96 (35.69%) Linux
2 37 (13.75%) Windows
3 16 (5.95%) FreeBSD
4 13 (4.83%) CentOS
5 11 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.86%) Unix
8 3 (1.12%) Android
8 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (37.55%) Software Engineering
3 79 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (24.54%) Scrum
5 65 (24.16%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (21.93%) Microservices
7 57 (21.19%) Continuous Delivery
8 44 (16.36%) Open Source
9 36 (13.38%) Analytics
10 35 (13.01%) Deployment Automation
11 34 (12.64%) Configuration Management
11 34 (12.64%) TDD
12 33 (12.27%) Artificial Intelligence
13 30 (11.15%) Data Analytics
14 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (10.04%) Visualisation
16 26 (9.67%) Coaching
16 26 (9.67%) ETL
16 26 (9.67%) Test Automation
17 23 (8.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (39.78%) Java
2 92 (34.20%) Python
3 71 (26.39%) C#
4 57 (21.19%) SQL
5 47 (17.47%) Scala
6 39 (14.50%) JavaScript
7 27 (10.04%) Bash Shell
8 24 (8.92%) Ruby
9 20 (7.43%) Clojure
10 16 (5.95%) C
10 16 (5.95%) Groovy
11 15 (5.58%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.72%) Perl
13 9 (3.35%) C++
13 9 (3.35%) ES6
14 7 (2.60%) R
15 6 (2.23%) Go
16 5 (1.86%) Java 8
17 4 (1.49%) PHP
17 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (5.58%) Degree
2 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.09%) ISEB
4 9 (3.35%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.23%) CITP
6 6 (2.23%) IIBA
7 4 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.37%) CEH
10 1 (0.37%) CISSP
10 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.90%) QA
2 8 (2.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.74%) GCP
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (28.62%) Docker
2 14 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.23%) VMware Server
4 5 (1.86%) KVM
4 5 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.86%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 65 (24.16%) Opscode Chef
1 65 (24.16%) Puppet
2 50 (18.59%) Ansible
3 16 (5.95%) Icinga
3 16 (5.95%) Kubernetes
4 13 (4.83%) Terraform
5 3 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.12%) Salt
6 2 (0.74%) Mesos
7 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.37%) Packer
7 1 (0.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (10.78%) Atlassian
2 23 (8.55%) Google
2 23 (8.55%) Tableau
3 14 (5.20%) VMware
4 13 (4.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.23%) Oracle
7 4 (1.49%) Adobe
7 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.12%) Perforce
8 3 (1.12%) SAP
8 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.74%) IBM
9 2 (0.74%) New Relic
10 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.37%) Capita
10 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.37%) Splunk
10 1 (0.37%) Sybase
10 1 (0.37%) WSO2