Period
to 18 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 22 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24 +3
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 43 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.52% 8.33% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.54% 9.43% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78 26 3
Chester median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +46.55% -47.27%
10th Percentile £43,875 £23,875 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £53,700
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.58% +28.00% -18.92%

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 260 244 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.86% 88.41% 86.91%
Number of salaries quoted 229 211 226
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Puppet
3 24 (55.81%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (51.16%) Configuration Management
5 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
6 20 (46.51%) Ansible
7 19 (44.19%) Docker
7 19 (44.19%) Data Analytics
7 19 (44.19%) Analytics
8 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (30.23%) Mesos
10 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
10 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
10 12 (27.91%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (25.58%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (25.58%) IaaS
11 11 (25.58%) PaaS
11 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (23.26%) Java
13 9 (20.93%) Python
13 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.93%) Coaching
14 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
14 8 (18.60%) Big Data
14 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (18.60%) Linux
14 8 (18.60%) Presales

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 (9.30%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (25.58%) IaaS
2 11 (25.58%) PaaS
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (2.33%) GitHub
8 1 (2.33%) Office 365
8 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (18.60%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.65%) Flink
6 1 (2.33%) DataStage
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (23.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 3 (6.98%) Kafka
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (4.65%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) Django
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Servlets
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Infotainment
3 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) CentOS
2 1 (2.33%) Debian
2 1 (2.33%) Fedora
2 1 (2.33%) openSUSE
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Configuration Management
3 19 (44.19%) Analytics
3 19 (44.19%) Data Analytics
4 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
5 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) Coaching
7 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.60%) Presales
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (6.98%) Data Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source
10 2 (4.65%) Change Management
10 2 (4.65%) Data Ingestion
10 2 (4.65%) Microservices
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) RACF
2 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (60.47%) Puppet
2 24 (55.81%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (46.51%) Ansible
4 13 (30.23%) Mesos
5 12 (27.91%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (6.98%) Terraform
7 1 (2.33%) Nagios
7 1 (2.33%) Webmin
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.33%) Informatica
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Talend
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter