Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 36 71
Rank change year-on-year +19 +35 +36
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 113 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.78% 5.03% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.30% 5.37% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 35 36
Cardiff median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -12.82%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -12.82%

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 1,000 763 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.51% 93.62% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 823 678 1,138
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 49 (43.36%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (38.94%) Linux
3 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (28.32%) Ansible
7 26 (23.01%) Python
7 26 (23.01%) Red Hat
8 24 (21.24%) Web Services
9 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
9 22 (19.47%) Jenkins
9 22 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (18.58%) Docker
11 18 (15.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (15.93%) Firewall
11 18 (15.93%) SQL
12 17 (15.04%) VMware
13 15 (13.27%) Finance
13 15 (13.27%) REST
14 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
14 14 (12.39%) Google
14 14 (12.39%) Java
15 13 (11.50%) Windows
15 13 (11.50%) Configuration Management
15 13 (11.50%) Scrum
15 13 (11.50%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (11.50%) Case Management
16 12 (10.62%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (10.62%) Maven
16 12 (10.62%) Degree

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 10 (8.85%) JBoss
2 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.65%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 49 (43.36%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.96%) GitHub
5 8 (7.08%) Stackdriver
6 7 (6.19%) Office 365
6 7 (6.19%) PaaS
7 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.42%) IaaS
9 3 (2.65%) Slack
9 3 (2.65%) Trello
10 2 (1.77%) npm
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.88%) SaaS
11 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) Firewall
2 10 (8.85%) Wireshark
3 6 (5.31%) Network Security
4 5 (4.42%) SMS
5 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.77%) DHCP
6 2 (1.77%) DNS
6 2 (1.77%) RTP
6 2 (1.77%) SSL
6 2 (1.77%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.65%) MySQL
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (10.62%) Maven
4 8 (7.08%) CF BOSH
4 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.31%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.54%) Ant
6 4 (3.54%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.54%) GitLab
7 3 (2.65%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.65%) JIRA
8 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 2 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.77%) Selenium
8 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.77%) TestNG
8 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Advertising
3 3 (2.65%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (15.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) Quality Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Administrator
4 10 (8.85%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (7.08%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) DevOps Administrator
5 8 (7.08%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (6.19%) Developer
7 6 (5.31%) AWS Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Release Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.42%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.54%) Azure Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.54%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.24%) Web Services
2 15 (13.27%) REST
3 6 (5.31%) .NET
3 6 (5.31%) JSON
3 6 (5.31%) Spring
4 5 (4.42%) Django
4 5 (4.42%) React
4 5 (4.42%) SOAP
4 5 (4.42%) Spring Boot
5 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.54%) CSS
5 4 (3.54%) CSS3
5 4 (3.54%) HTML
5 4 (3.54%) HTML5
5 4 (3.54%) YAML
6 3 (2.65%) Java EE
6 3 (2.65%) Node.js
6 3 (2.65%) React Native
6 3 (2.65%) RESTful
6 3 (2.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Cloud Native
2 5 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Fintech
3 4 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.65%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (38.94%) Linux
2 22 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (11.50%) Windows
4 11 (9.73%) CentOS
5 9 (7.96%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.08%) Unix
7 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.65%) Android
10 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.77%) SUSE
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.93%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (11.50%) Case Management
5 13 (11.50%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.50%) Scrum
6 10 (8.85%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (8.85%) SDLC
7 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (7.08%) Microservices
7 8 (7.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.31%) TDD
8 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.42%) Break/Fix
9 5 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.42%) Release Management
10 4 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.54%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) Python
2 18 (15.93%) SQL
3 14 (12.39%) Java
3 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.96%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.08%) C#
5 8 (7.08%) Groovy
6 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.42%) Ruby
9 4 (3.54%) C
10 2 (1.77%) ES6
10 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.88%) Java 8
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) COBIT
1 1 (0.88%) PMO
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 21 (18.58%) Docker
2 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.65%) vSphere
5 2 (1.77%) KVM
5 2 (1.77%) Xen
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (28.32%) Ansible
2 12 (10.62%) Puppet
3 11 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.96%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.54%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.54%) Terraform
6 3 (2.65%) Salt
7 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.88%) Graphite
8 1 (0.88%) Nagios
8 1 (0.88%) Packer
8 1 (0.88%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Red Hat
2 17 (15.04%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Google
4 8 (7.08%) Splunk
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle
6 3 (2.65%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.77%) Brocade
7 2 (1.77%) Perforce
8 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.88%) Marketo
8 1 (0.88%) New Relic
8 1 (0.88%) SAP