Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 16 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 26 21 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 13.61% 11.23% 10.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.13% 12.43% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 26
Median annual salary £43,750 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -7.50% -13.04%
10th Percentile £34,325 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -11.21% +31.29%

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 184 169 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 96.34% 90.37% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 156 139 239
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Chester

DevOps
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Chester.

Salary trend for DevOps in Chester

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Chester over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 22 (84.62%) Azure
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) C#
4 18 (69.23%) .NET
5 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
8 10 (38.46%) Degree
9 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (30.77%) HTML
10 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 8 (30.77%) CSS
10 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
10 8 (30.77%) MVC
10 8 (30.77%) AWS
10 8 (30.77%) RESTful
10 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (26.92%) .NET Core
11 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
11 7 (26.92%) Retail
11 7 (26.92%) Python
12 6 (23.08%) VMS
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (23.08%) MCSD
12 6 (23.08%) PHP
12 6 (23.08%) Sitecore
12 6 (23.08%) API Integration
12 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
13 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (19.23%) Git (software)

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (3.85%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 22 (84.62%) Azure
2 8 (30.77%) AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Logic Apps
3 3 (11.54%) PaaS
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Functions
5 1 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.85%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) Spinnaker
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Agile .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Digital Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Agile Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) RESTful
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Core
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.54%) ADO
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
6 1 (3.85%) React
6 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CMDB
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Animation
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) VMS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) API Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.54%) Human Resource Management
6 3 (11.54%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Fintech
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Microservices
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) MCSD
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.69%) Xamarin