Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 34 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.69% 4.58% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.85% 5.39% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 19
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,750
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.69% +16.00% -11.76%

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 287 241 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 90.25% 84.86% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 262 212 267
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% +7.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £53,750
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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (38.24%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Degree
6 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (23.53%) Open Source
8 8 (23.53%) Django
8 8 (23.53%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) High Availability
10 6 (17.65%) Office 365
10 6 (17.65%) Big Data
10 6 (17.65%) Puppet
10 6 (17.65%) IaaS
10 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (17.65%) Docker
10 6 (17.65%) Break/Fix
10 6 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (17.65%) Web Development
10 6 (17.65%) SaaS
10 6 (17.65%) PaaS
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.65%) MCSE

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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (17.65%) IaaS
4 6 (17.65%) Office 365
4 6 (17.65%) PaaS
4 6 (17.65%) SaaS
5 4 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
2 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage
6 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (20.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Python Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (17.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Python Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Django
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) CherryPy
3 2 (5.88%) Flask
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) Pylons
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Debian
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Open Source
3 7 (20.59%) High Availability
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Break/Fix
4 6 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (17.65%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Data Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.82%) Scala
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.76%) Terraform
4 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) Veeam
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.94%) Talend