Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 +18
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 42 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.58% 7.00% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.91% 8.14% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 16
Chester median annual salary £48,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% +23.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £56,875
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +26.67% -9.09%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 264 258 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 91.67% 86.00% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 231 226 264
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,375 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Chester

DevOps
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Chester

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Chester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (35.71%) Python
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (33.33%) Puppet
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (26.19%) Docker
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
7 10 (23.81%) Degree
7 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.43%) Big Data
8 9 (21.43%) Open Source
8 9 (21.43%) Ansible
9 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
9 8 (19.05%) Analytics
10 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (16.67%) IaaS
10 7 (16.67%) PaaS
10 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (16.67%) Django
10 7 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (14.29%) Web Development
11 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (14.29%) Mesos
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (9.52%) Apache
1 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (16.67%) IaaS
3 7 (16.67%) PaaS
4 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.38%) GitHub
7 1 (2.38%) Office 365
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Big Data
2 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.76%) Flink
7 1 (2.38%) DataStage
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Data Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Django
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) Kafka
4 3 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) JSP
6 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Servlets
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Debian
2 1 (2.38%) Fedora
2 1 (2.38%) openSUSE
2 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
3 9 (21.43%) Open Source
4 8 (19.05%) Analytics
4 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
5 7 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) Coaching
7 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) High Availability
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Data Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Presales
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) GCP
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) RACF
2 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (21.43%) Ansible
4 6 (14.29%) Mesos
5 5 (11.90%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (7.14%) Terraform
7 1 (2.38%) Nagios
7 1 (2.38%) Webmin
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Google
2 2 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Talend
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter