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

DevOps
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 55 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 +41 -14
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 279 218 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.42% 5.64% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 6.07% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 244 182 82
Bristol median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +17.95% -23.53%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,375
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -18.18%

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 3,498 3,590 3,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.06% 92.86% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,866 2,982 2,699
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,063 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,300
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 180 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (42.65%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (40.14%) Linux
4 104 (37.28%) Java
5 101 (36.20%) Python
6 75 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (26.52%) Software Engineering
8 73 (26.16%) Puppet
9 72 (25.81%) Docker
10 70 (25.09%) Opscode Chef
10 70 (25.09%) C#
11 69 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 66 (23.66%) SQL
12 66 (23.66%) Scrum
13 59 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (18.64%) Jenkins
14 52 (18.64%) Microservices
15 47 (16.85%) Ansible
16 46 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
17 43 (15.41%) Big Data
17 43 (15.41%) Git (software)
17 43 (15.41%) TDD
18 39 (13.98%) JavaScript
18 39 (13.98%) Windows
19 38 (13.62%) BDD
19 38 (13.62%) Elasticsearch
20 37 (13.26%) QA
21 35 (12.54%) JIRA
21 35 (12.54%) .NET
21 35 (12.54%) REST

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 38 (13.62%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (8.24%) Apache Spark
2 23 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.17%) Apache
4 11 (3.94%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.87%) nginx
6 6 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.79%) IIS
8 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.08%) Confluence
9 3 (1.08%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.94%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (42.65%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (11.83%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (8.60%) Amazon S3
6 23 (8.24%) Amazon Kinesis
7 21 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (6.81%) Serverless
9 11 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (3.94%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (3.94%) GitHub
10 10 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (3.58%) AWS OpsWorks
11 9 (3.23%) PaaS
11 9 (3.23%) SaaS
12 7 (2.51%) Office 365
13 5 (1.79%) npm
14 4 (1.43%) IaaS
14 4 (1.43%) NuGet
15 3 (1.08%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.53%) IPv4
2 21 (7.53%) IPv6
3 14 (5.02%) SMS
4 11 (3.94%) Firewall
4 11 (3.94%) Network Security
5 6 (2.15%) HTTP
6 3 (1.08%) VPN
7 2 (0.72%) DNS
7 2 (0.72%) Extranet
7 2 (0.72%) Intranet
7 2 (0.72%) SSL
8 1 (0.36%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.36%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) VLAN
8 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.41%) Big Data
2 31 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 24 (8.60%) Neo4j
3 24 (8.60%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.24%) Amazon Redshift
5 21 (7.53%) InfluxDB
5 21 (7.53%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.02%) MySQL
7 12 (4.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (4.30%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (4.30%) Power BI
8 11 (3.94%) Amazon Athena
8 11 (3.94%) Apache Hive
8 11 (3.94%) BigQuery
8 11 (3.94%) Impala
8 11 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.94%) Presto
8 11 (3.94%) Redis
8 11 (3.94%) Spotfire
9 7 (2.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (18.64%) Jenkins
2 43 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 35 (12.54%) JIRA
4 24 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (7.53%) JUnit
5 21 (7.53%) Spock
6 20 (7.17%) TeamCity
7 17 (6.09%) Selenium
8 13 (4.66%) SoapUI
8 13 (4.66%) TestComplete
9 12 (4.30%) Maven
10 11 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (3.94%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.87%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.87%) Subversion
11 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (2.15%) Ant
12 6 (2.15%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.15%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (8.24%) Finance
2 13 (4.66%) Marketing
3 9 (3.23%) Games
4 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.51%) Electronics
6 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.43%) Retail
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Automotive
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (22.22%) Developer
3 39 (13.98%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (9.68%) Architect
4 27 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 25 (8.96%) Analyst
6 24 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (8.24%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.53%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (6.45%) Lead DevOps
9 18 (6.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.73%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (5.73%) Software Engineer
11 14 (5.02%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (4.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) C# Software Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Hadoop Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Senior Data Scientist
13 11 (3.94%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.54%) .NET
1 35 (12.54%) REST
2 30 (10.75%) Web Services
3 23 (8.24%) HTML
4 21 (7.53%) GWT
4 21 (7.53%) Vaadin
5 20 (7.17%) CSS
6 19 (6.81%) Node.js
7 17 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (5.73%) Kafka
8 16 (5.73%) React
9 15 (5.38%) SOAP
9 15 (5.38%) XML
10 12 (4.30%) .NET Core
10 12 (4.30%) AngularJS
11 11 (3.94%) MLlib
11 11 (3.94%) Pandas
12 10 (3.58%) Akka.NET
12 10 (3.58%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.58%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.53%) User Experience
2 17 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.38%) Algorithms
3 15 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.94%) Clustering
5 8 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Fintech
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) NHS
10 2 (0.72%) Smart City
11 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 112 (40.14%) Linux
2 39 (13.98%) Windows
3 21 (7.53%) FreeBSD
4 18 (6.45%) CentOS
5 11 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.08%) Unix
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.88%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (26.52%) Software Engineering
4 66 (23.66%) Scrum
5 59 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (18.64%) Microservices
7 46 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 43 (15.41%) TDD
9 38 (13.62%) BDD
10 34 (12.19%) Configuration Management
10 34 (12.19%) Mentoring
11 31 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (11.11%) Open Source
12 30 (10.75%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (9.68%) Line Management
14 25 (8.96%) Test Automation
15 22 (7.89%) Analytics
15 22 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
16 21 (7.53%) Deployment Automation
16 21 (7.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.28%) Java
2 101 (36.20%) Python
3 70 (25.09%) C#
4 66 (23.66%) SQL
5 39 (13.98%) JavaScript
6 33 (11.83%) Scala
7 30 (10.75%) Ruby
8 26 (9.32%) Bash Shell
9 22 (7.89%) Clojure
9 22 (7.89%) PowerShell
10 21 (7.53%) Groovy
11 17 (6.09%) C
12 13 (4.66%) PHP
13 11 (3.94%) R
14 6 (2.15%) Perl
15 5 (1.79%) C++
15 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.43%) Go
16 4 (1.43%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (6.09%) Degree
2 13 (4.66%) ISTQB
3 12 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.23%) CITP
4 9 (3.23%) IIBA
4 9 (3.23%) ISEB
5 8 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.72%) MCSA
8 2 (0.72%) MCSE
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.26%) QA
2 8 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.43%) GDPR
4 3 (1.08%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.72%) GCP
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (25.81%) Docker
2 18 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.94%) VMware Server
4 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.79%) KVM
5 5 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.79%) vSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.36%) etcd
Systems Management
1 73 (26.16%) Puppet
2 70 (25.09%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (16.85%) Ansible
4 21 (7.53%) Icinga
5 17 (6.09%) Terraform
6 14 (5.02%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.79%) Mesos
8 4 (1.43%) Salt
9 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.72%) Graphite
10 2 (0.72%) Kibana
10 2 (0.72%) logstash
10 2 (0.72%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.36%) Consul
11 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (8.96%) Google
2 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.53%) Atlassian
4 18 (6.45%) VMware
5 16 (5.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.94%) Tableau
7 9 (3.23%) Oracle
8 6 (2.15%) Adobe
9 5 (1.79%) New Relic
10 4 (1.43%) SAP
11 3 (1.08%) Perforce
12 1 (0.36%) Splunk
12 1 (0.36%) Sybase
12 1 (0.36%) WSO2
12 1 (0.36%) Xamarin