Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 33 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +32 -5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 157 214 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.32% 8.25% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 8.68% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 139 105 108
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,100 £29,400 £39,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,455 2,465 2,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 95.66% 95.06% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1,667 1,893
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Cambridge

DevOps
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Cambridge

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 104 (66.24%) Python
2 96 (61.15%) Linux
3 83 (52.87%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (42.68%) Docker
6 61 (38.85%) Ansible
7 44 (28.03%) Kubernetes
7 44 (28.03%) Software Engineering
8 43 (27.39%) Test Automation
9 42 (26.75%) SQL
9 42 (26.75%) C#
10 40 (25.48%) Windows
11 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (22.93%) Puppet
13 33 (21.02%) Jenkins
14 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (20.38%) Java
15 31 (19.75%) Git (software)
16 30 (19.11%) .NET
16 30 (19.11%) Google Cloud Platform
17 27 (17.20%) C++
18 26 (16.56%) JavaScript
18 26 (16.56%) Microservices
19 24 (15.29%) Perl
19 24 (15.29%) Web Services
19 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
19 24 (15.29%) TDD
19 24 (15.29%) Apache Cassandra
20 23 (14.65%) Kafka
20 23 (14.65%) Opscode Chef

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 14 (8.92%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (8.28%) CloudStack
2 13 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.28%) nginx
2 13 (8.28%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Confluence
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) JBoss
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.27%) WildFly
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) GNU Octave
2 2 (1.27%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 83 (52.87%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (19.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (12.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (8.28%) DigitalOcean
5 13 (8.28%) Heroku
5 13 (8.28%) IaaS
5 13 (8.28%) PaaS
6 5 (3.18%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.18%) SaaS
7 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.55%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (2.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) Serverless
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.64%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) VPN
2 5 (3.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (10.83%) MySQL
4 16 (10.19%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.55%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (21.02%) Jenkins
2 31 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (12.74%) Gradle
4 18 (11.46%) TeamCity
5 17 (10.83%) Selenium
6 15 (9.55%) JIRA
7 13 (8.28%) Subversion
8 12 (7.64%) Cucumber
9 11 (7.01%) JUnit
10 9 (5.73%) JMeter
10 9 (5.73%) Maven
10 9 (5.73%) TestNG
11 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.18%) GitLab
11 5 (3.18%) webpack
12 2 (1.27%) CircleCI
12 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (1.91%) Games
3 2 (1.27%) Electronics
3 2 (1.27%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Automotive
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (40.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (15.29%) Developer
3 23 (14.65%) Software Engineer
4 18 (11.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 17 (10.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (9.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (9.55%) Python Engineer
7 15 (9.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (9.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (8.92%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (8.28%) AWS DevOps
9 13 (8.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (5.10%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.11%) .NET
2 24 (15.29%) Web Services
3 23 (14.65%) Kafka
4 16 (10.19%) Qt
4 16 (10.19%) RESTful
5 15 (9.55%) OpenGL
6 13 (8.28%) LEMP Stack
7 12 (7.64%) JSON
7 12 (7.64%) React
8 9 (5.73%) jOOQ
9 8 (5.10%) Node.js
9 8 (5.10%) REST
10 6 (3.82%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.82%) CSS
10 6 (3.82%) HTML
11 5 (3.18%) Redux
11 5 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Core
12 4 (2.55%) CSS3
12 4 (2.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Renewable Energy
2 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.82%) Life Science
2 6 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.55%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.64%) Online Games
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (61.15%) Linux
2 40 (25.48%) Windows
3 21 (13.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (11.46%) Ubuntu
5 14 (8.92%) CentOS
6 9 (5.73%) Debian
7 8 (5.10%) Unix
8 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.03%) Software Engineering
3 43 (27.39%) Test Automation
4 37 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (16.56%) Microservices
6 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
6 24 (15.29%) TDD
7 21 (13.38%) Mathematics
8 17 (10.83%) Chemistry
8 17 (10.83%) Physics
9 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
9 16 (10.19%) OO
9 16 (10.19%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.55%) Functional Testing
10 15 (9.55%) High Availability
10 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (8.92%) Artificial Intelligence
12 13 (8.28%) Infrastructure Automation
12 13 (8.28%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 104 (66.24%) Python
2 42 (26.75%) C#
2 42 (26.75%) SQL
3 32 (20.38%) Java
4 27 (17.20%) C++
5 26 (16.56%) JavaScript
6 24 (15.29%) Perl
7 22 (14.01%) PowerShell
8 17 (10.83%) Go
9 13 (8.28%) Bash Shell
9 13 (8.28%) Ruby
10 11 (7.01%) Groovy
11 6 (3.82%) C
11 6 (3.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.18%) PHP
13 4 (2.55%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.55%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (5.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) CCNA
2 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.27%) MCSE
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.83%) QA
System Software
1 67 (42.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.91%) KVM
4 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (38.85%) Ansible
2 44 (28.03%) Kubernetes
3 36 (22.93%) Puppet
4 23 (14.65%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (12.74%) Terraform
6 13 (8.28%) Packer
7 8 (5.10%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.55%) rkt
9 2 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.64%) Istio
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (10.19%) Oracle
2 13 (8.28%) Google
2 13 (8.28%) Rackspace
3 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.82%) VMware
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco
5 2 (1.27%) Splunk
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.64%) Samsung
6 1 (0.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.64%) Sun
6 1 (0.64%) WSO2