Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 30 39
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 39 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 16.88% 7.71% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.97% 8.38% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 80 28 5
Chester median annual salary £55,000 £34,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.42% -11.54% -29.09%
10th Percentile £46,700 £24,725 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,250 £57,200
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -16.67%

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 217 358 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.94% 92.03% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 190 311 201
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,875 £60,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Configuration Management
2 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 23 (58.97%) Puppet
3 22 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (53.85%) Analytics
4 21 (53.85%) Data Analytics
4 21 (53.85%) Ansible
5 16 (41.03%) Docker
6 15 (38.46%) Mesos
7 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 13 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 11 (28.21%) PaaS
9 11 (28.21%) IaaS
10 10 (25.64%) Python
10 10 (25.64%) Java
10 10 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
12 8 (20.51%) Coaching
12 8 (20.51%) Presales
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (17.95%) Big Data
14 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing

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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.21%) IaaS
2 11 (28.21%) PaaS
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.56%) GitHub
7 1 (2.56%) Office 365
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (17.95%) Big Data
3 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.13%) Flink
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Head of IT
6 1 (2.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) Django
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Kafka
3 2 (5.13%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Servlets
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Debian
2 1 (2.56%) Fedora
2 1 (2.56%) openSUSE
2 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Configuration Management
3 21 (53.85%) Analytics
3 21 (53.85%) Data Analytics
4 13 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.51%) Coaching
5 8 (20.51%) Presales
6 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Data Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Data Ingestion
8 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.13%) Microservices
8 2 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
1 10 (25.64%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Scala
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) RACF
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (58.97%) Puppet
2 22 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (53.85%) Ansible
4 15 (38.46%) Mesos
5 13 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.56%) Nagios
6 1 (2.56%) Webmin
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (5.13%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter