Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 40 51
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 +58
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 118 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.66% 4.97% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.11% 5.32% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 102 40 50
Cardiff median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £62,500 £70,250
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 974 808 1,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.99% 93.30% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 804 710 1,057
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,375 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Cardiff

DevOps
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Cardiff

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 47 (39.83%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (30.51%) Software Engineering
3 36 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (28.81%) Linux
5 32 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (24.58%) Python
7 27 (22.88%) Ansible
8 26 (22.03%) SQL
9 23 (19.49%) Web Services
10 20 (16.95%) Red Hat
11 19 (16.10%) Jenkins
11 19 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (16.10%) Docker
12 18 (15.25%) Case Management
12 18 (15.25%) Puppet
12 18 (15.25%) Java
13 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (14.41%) Git (software)
14 16 (13.56%) Firewall
14 16 (13.56%) Configuration Management
14 16 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (12.71%) Scrum
15 15 (12.71%) Bash Shell
15 15 (12.71%) REST
16 14 (11.86%) PowerShell
16 14 (11.86%) VMware
16 14 (11.86%) Shell Script
17 13 (11.02%) Finance
18 12 (10.17%) Google

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (7.63%) JBoss
2 8 (6.78%) WordPress
3 5 (4.24%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Jetty
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.83%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (6.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (5.93%) PaaS
5 7 (5.93%) Stackdriver
6 6 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (5.08%) GitHub
6 6 (5.08%) Office 365
7 5 (4.24%) IaaS
8 2 (1.69%) npm
8 2 (1.69%) Slack
8 2 (1.69%) Trello
9 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 11 (9.32%) DNS
3 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.63%) Wireshark
5 8 (6.78%) LAN
5 8 (6.78%) WAN
6 5 (4.24%) Network Security
6 5 (4.24%) SMS
7 2 (1.69%) DHCP
7 2 (1.69%) RTP
7 2 (1.69%) SSL
7 2 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) MySQL
2 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.69%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.47%) Maven
3 10 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (7.63%) Subversion
5 7 (5.93%) CF BOSH
6 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.24%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.39%) Ant
8 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.54%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.54%) GitLab
9 3 (2.54%) JMeter
9 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.69%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.69%) JIRA
10 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.69%) Selenium
10 2 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 13 (11.02%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Advertising
3 3 (2.54%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.25%) Quality Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (11.02%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (9.32%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (7.63%) Architect
6 8 (6.78%) AWS Architect
7 7 (5.93%) Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (5.08%) DevOps Architect
8 6 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
9 5 (4.24%) DevOps Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Release Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Azure Architect
10 4 (3.39%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) Web Services
2 15 (12.71%) REST
3 9 (7.63%) LAMP
4 7 (5.93%) .NET
5 6 (5.08%) JSON
5 6 (5.08%) SOAP
6 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.24%) Spring
7 4 (3.39%) RESTful
7 4 (3.39%) Spring Boot
7 4 (3.39%) YAML
8 3 (2.54%) CSS
8 3 (2.54%) CSS3
8 3 (2.54%) Django
8 3 (2.54%) HTML
8 3 (2.54%) HTML5
8 3 (2.54%) Node.js
8 3 (2.54%) React
8 3 (2.54%) XML
9 2 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Cloud Native
2 9 (7.63%) Clustering
3 6 (5.08%) Fintech
4 5 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.81%) Linux
2 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (9.32%) Windows
4 10 (8.47%) CentOS
5 8 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.93%) Unix
7 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.54%) Android
9 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (30.51%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.25%) Case Management
4 16 (13.56%) Configuration Management
4 16 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (12.71%) Scrum
6 11 (9.32%) Load Balancing
7 10 (8.47%) SDLC
7 10 (8.47%) TDD
7 10 (8.47%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.63%) High Availability
8 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.78%) Content Management
9 8 (6.78%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (6.78%) Microservices
10 7 (5.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.24%) BDD
12 5 (4.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.58%) Python
2 26 (22.03%) SQL
3 18 (15.25%) Java
4 15 (12.71%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.86%) PowerShell
5 14 (11.86%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.47%) C#
7 9 (7.63%) PHP
8 7 (5.93%) Groovy
9 6 (5.08%) Ruby
10 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.69%) C
11 2 (1.69%) ES6
11 2 (1.69%) Go
11 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.85%) Java 8
12 1 (0.85%) RPG
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) COBIT
1 1 (0.85%) PMO
1 1 (0.85%) QA
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) Docker
2 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.78%) Varnish
4 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.69%) KVM
5 2 (1.69%) vSphere
5 2 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (22.88%) Ansible
2 19 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (15.25%) Puppet
4 9 (7.63%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.39%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.54%) Salt
7 3 (2.54%) Terraform
8 2 (1.69%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.85%) Graphite
9 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.85%) Nagios
9 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Red Hat
2 14 (11.86%) VMware
3 12 (10.17%) Google
4 7 (5.93%) Splunk
5 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.69%) Brocade
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle
6 2 (1.69%) Perforce
6 2 (1.69%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.85%) New Relic