Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 15 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 +19
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 298 164 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.97% 12.63% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 13.79% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 215 129 221
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.94% +1.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £70,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,074 1,189 3,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.56% 91.60% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,045 983 3,051
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,110 £68,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +2.94%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the East Midlands

DevOps
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -6 102 £49,000 -14.41% 55
Leicestershire +1 81 £47,500 +71.70% 35
Derbyshire +8 57 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Northamptonshire -33 29 £65,000 +30.00% 16
Lincolnshire -4 24 £45,000 +50.00% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 195 (65.44%) Azure
2 186 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (42.95%) C#
4 119 (39.93%) .NET
5 96 (32.21%) AWS
6 91 (30.54%) Docker
7 83 (27.85%) JavaScript
8 82 (27.52%) Software Engineering
9 80 (26.85%) SQL
9 80 (26.85%) Terraform
10 79 (26.51%) SQL Server
11 77 (25.84%) Scrum
12 74 (24.83%) Social Skills
13 71 (23.83%) Kubernetes
14 66 (22.15%) Microservices
15 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
16 57 (19.13%) Linux
16 57 (19.13%) Git (software)
17 52 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (16.78%) Ansible
18 50 (16.78%) Python
19 49 (16.44%) .NET Core
20 44 (14.77%) MVC
21 43 (14.43%) .NET Framework
21 43 (14.43%) Infrastructure as Code
22 42 (14.09%) React
23 41 (13.76%) PowerShell
24 38 (12.75%) SaaS
25 37 (12.42%) Finance
26 36 (12.08%) MySQL

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (3.02%) CMS
1 9 (3.02%) IIS
2 7 (2.35%) Confluence
2 7 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (2.35%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.01%) Drupal
3 6 (2.01%) Headless CMS
3 6 (2.01%) Kentico
3 6 (2.01%) OpenROAD
3 6 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.01%) WordPress
4 5 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.67%) Apache
6 2 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Figma
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.67%) Workfront
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 195 (65.44%) Azure
2 96 (32.21%) AWS
3 38 (12.75%) SaaS
4 27 (9.06%) PaaS
4 27 (9.06%) Serverless
5 26 (8.72%) IaaS
6 23 (7.72%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (6.71%) GCP
8 19 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (4.70%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (4.70%) GitHub
11 12 (4.03%) Datadog
12 10 (3.36%) Azure Pipelines
12 10 (3.36%) Microsoft 365
12 10 (3.36%) OpenShift
13 8 (2.68%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (2.35%) AWS CodeCommit
14 7 (2.35%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.03%) Firewall
1 15 (5.03%) WAN
2 14 (4.70%) DNS
2 14 (4.70%) SSL
3 13 (4.36%) LAN
4 10 (3.36%) BGP
5 7 (2.35%) IPv4
6 6 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.01%) VPN
7 4 (1.34%) DMVPN
7 4 (1.34%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.34%) HSRP
7 4 (1.34%) OSPF
7 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.67%) DHCP
8 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.67%) Wireless
8 2 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.08%) MySQL
3 27 (9.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.01%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.01%) Ingres
11 5 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.34%) Power BI
12 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 36 (12.08%) GitLab
3 32 (10.74%) Jenkins
4 31 (10.40%) Visual Studio
5 30 (10.07%) Selenium
6 26 (8.72%) JIRA
7 19 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 15 (5.03%) JMeter
8 15 (5.03%) Postman
9 13 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (4.03%) JUnit
11 7 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (2.35%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.35%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.34%) Mercurial
15 3 (1.01%) Ranorex
15 3 (1.01%) Subversion
15 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (24.83%) Social Skills
2 37 (12.42%) Finance
3 24 (8.05%) Law
3 24 (8.05%) Retail
4 21 (7.05%) Marketing
5 13 (4.36%) Presentation Skills
6 11 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.69%) Banking
7 10 (3.36%) Influencing Skills
8 9 (3.02%) Back Office
8 9 (3.02%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.68%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.67%) Advertising
12 2 (0.67%) Automotive
12 2 (0.67%) Games
12 2 (0.67%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.34%) Police
Job Titles
1 105 (35.23%) Developer
2 48 (16.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (13.76%) Software Engineer
4 38 (12.75%) .NET Developer
5 31 (10.40%) Software Developer
6 29 (9.73%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.05%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (6.04%) Analyst
9 17 (5.70%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (4.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 14 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (4.70%) Junior
10 14 (4.70%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.03%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.36%) Architect
12 10 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.36%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.36%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (39.93%) .NET
2 49 (16.44%) .NET Core
3 43 (14.43%) .NET Framework
4 42 (14.09%) React
5 35 (11.74%) AngularJS
5 35 (11.74%) ASP.NET
6 32 (10.74%) CSS
6 32 (10.74%) HTML
7 30 (10.07%) Node.js
8 21 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (6.71%) Entity Framework
9 20 (6.71%) REST
10 19 (6.38%) Spring
11 18 (6.04%) GraphQL
11 18 (6.04%) JSON
11 18 (6.04%) Web Services
12 16 (5.37%) RESTful
13 14 (4.70%) Sass
14 13 (4.36%) jQuery
14 13 (4.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.04%) Legacy Applications
2 17 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.70%) User Experience
3 14 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.69%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.02%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.02%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.35%) Legacy Systems
9 6 (2.01%) Cloud Native
9 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.34%) Life Science
12 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.67%) CMDB
13 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.67%) NHS
14 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.13%) Linux
2 30 (10.07%) Windows
3 13 (4.36%) Unix
4 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.67%) Android
5 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) CentOS
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Debian
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.52%) Software Engineering
3 77 (25.84%) Scrum
4 66 (22.15%) Microservices
5 52 (17.45%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (14.77%) MVC
7 43 (14.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 34 (11.41%) Test Automation
9 32 (10.74%) TDD
10 31 (10.40%) Unit Testing
11 27 (9.06%) Mentoring
11 27 (9.06%) SDLC
12 24 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (7.72%) ITIL
14 20 (6.71%) Analytics
14 20 (6.71%) Full Stack Development
14 20 (6.71%) Software Testing
15 18 (6.04%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (5.70%) Project Management
17 16 (5.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 128 (42.95%) C#
2 83 (27.85%) JavaScript
3 80 (26.85%) SQL
4 50 (16.78%) Python
5 41 (13.76%) PowerShell
6 30 (10.07%) Bash Shell
6 30 (10.07%) T-SQL
7 27 (9.06%) Java
8 20 (6.71%) VB.NET
9 17 (5.70%) Ruby
10 13 (4.36%) C
10 13 (4.36%) Java 8
10 13 (4.36%) PHP
10 13 (4.36%) TypeScript
11 12 (4.03%) Perl
12 10 (3.36%) C++
13 8 (2.68%) VB
14 6 (2.01%) Ingres ABF
15 5 (1.68%) Groovy
16 2 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 26 (8.72%) Degree
2 22 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.02%) HNC
4 9 (3.02%) HND
5 7 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.34%) CCNP
7 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.01%) SAFe Agilist
8 2 (0.67%) CCNA
8 2 (0.67%) CISSP
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.67%) ISEB
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.05%) QA
2 10 (3.36%) Accessibility
3 8 (2.68%) SLA
4 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.67%) GDPR
6 2 (0.67%) PSD2
6 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.34%) IASME
7 1 (0.34%) IFRS
7 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (30.54%) Docker
2 16 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.36%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) Gluster
5 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (26.85%) Terraform
2 71 (23.83%) Kubernetes
3 50 (16.78%) Ansible
4 19 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.03%) Istio
6 12 (4.03%) Puppet
7 11 (3.69%) SCCM
8 6 (2.01%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.34%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.01%) Rancher
11 2 (0.67%) Cisco CME
11 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.67%) Opsgenie
11 2 (0.67%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.67%) Sysdig
11 2 (0.67%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.34%) Proxmox
12 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.70%) VMware
3 15 (5.03%) Telerik
4 12 (4.03%) Cisco
4 12 (4.03%) Google
5 10 (3.36%) Oracle
6 7 (2.35%) Alibaba
6 7 (2.35%) IBM
6 7 (2.35%) LexisNexis
6 7 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.35%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.35%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.01%) Actian
7 6 (2.01%) Citrix
8 4 (1.34%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.34%) New Relic
9 3 (1.01%) Adobe
9 3 (1.01%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint