Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 37 54
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 -7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 178 226 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.10% 6.16% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 6.68% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 212 215 177
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%

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 1,734 3,385 3,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.70% 92.28% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 2,911 2,929
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 87 £55,000 -4.35% 20
Derbyshire +35 44 £40,000 -8.57% 11
Northamptonshire +25 26 £56,000 +34.94% 3
Leicestershire +7 14 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Lincolnshire +9 2 £72,500 +61.11% 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 94 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (50.00%) Azure
3 85 (47.75%) C#
4 81 (45.51%) .NET
5 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
6 67 (37.64%) AWS
7 64 (35.96%) Microservices
8 53 (29.78%) Finance
9 50 (28.09%) ASP.NET
9 50 (28.09%) Git (software)
10 49 (27.53%) SQL
11 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
12 40 (22.47%) Greenfield Project
13 39 (21.91%) Scrum
14 38 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (20.79%) CSS
15 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
16 36 (20.22%) Software Engineering
17 35 (19.66%) HTML
18 31 (17.42%) Docker
19 30 (16.85%) Linux
20 29 (16.29%) Python
20 29 (16.29%) MVC
20 29 (16.29%) AngularJS
21 28 (15.73%) Kafka
21 28 (15.73%) .NET Core
21 28 (15.73%) T-SQL
22 27 (15.17%) QA
22 27 (15.17%) Infrastructure as Code
22 27 (15.17%) Kubernetes

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 16 (8.99%) Apache
2 15 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.37%) IIS
4 3 (1.69%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.12%) nginx
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 89 (50.00%) Azure
2 67 (37.64%) AWS
3 11 (6.18%) GCP
3 11 (6.18%) Serverless
4 8 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.49%) SaaS
5 7 (3.93%) npm
6 6 (3.37%) GitHub
6 6 (3.37%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.69%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.12%) Office 365
10 2 (1.12%) Power Automate
10 2 (1.12%) Route 53
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.56%) AWS CodeCommit
11 1 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.56%) AWS CodeStar
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) VPN
3 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (13.48%) MongoDB
4 22 (12.36%) Relational Database
5 17 (9.55%) MySQL
6 11 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.06%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.81%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.25%) Big Data
10 4 (2.25%) HBase
10 4 (2.25%) Power BI
11 3 (1.69%) QlikView
12 2 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.12%) Redis
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.99%) JIRA
4 13 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.37%) GitLab
7 6 (3.37%) Grunt
7 6 (3.37%) gulp
7 6 (3.37%) jspm
7 6 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.25%) webpack
10 3 (1.69%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.56%) GoCD
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.56%) Postman
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
11 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (29.78%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Games
3 12 (6.74%) Law
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 4 (2.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.69%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (42.13%) Developer
2 43 (24.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (15.73%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 20 (11.24%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (11.24%) Senior DevOps
5 20 (11.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 18 (10.11%) .NET Developer
7 16 (8.99%) AWS DevOps
7 16 (8.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.87%) Software Developer
10 13 (7.30%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (7.30%) Web Developer
11 12 (6.74%) Senior Web Developer
12 11 (6.18%) Lead Developer
13 9 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
14 8 (4.49%) Architect
14 8 (4.49%) Java Developer
14 8 (4.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (45.51%) .NET
2 50 (28.09%) ASP.NET
3 37 (20.79%) CSS
4 35 (19.66%) HTML
5 29 (16.29%) AngularJS
6 28 (15.73%) .NET Core
6 28 (15.73%) Kafka
7 27 (15.17%) React
8 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (13.48%) HTML5
10 21 (11.80%) JSON
11 19 (10.67%) CSS3
12 18 (10.11%) Node.js
13 17 (9.55%) ASP.NET Core
13 17 (9.55%) REST
13 17 (9.55%) Web Services
14 15 (8.43%) RESTful
15 14 (7.87%) Apache Flex
16 12 (6.74%) .NET Framework
16 12 (6.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.47%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (13.48%) User Experience
3 13 (7.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.12%) EPoS
6 2 (1.12%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.12%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.12%) Wiki
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.85%) Linux
2 17 (9.55%) Windows
3 8 (4.49%) CentOS
3 8 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.93%) Unix
5 6 (3.37%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Fedora
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (35.96%) Microservices
3 39 (21.91%) Scrum
4 38 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (20.22%) Software Engineering
6 29 (16.29%) MVC
7 27 (15.17%) Infrastructure as Code
8 25 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (10.11%) Migration
9 18 (10.11%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.43%) Kanban
11 14 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.87%) Visualisation
12 13 (7.30%) Personalization
12 13 (7.30%) SOLID
12 13 (7.30%) Web Development
13 11 (6.18%) Coaching
13 11 (6.18%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (6.18%) Multithreading
14 10 (5.62%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.75%) C#
2 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
3 49 (27.53%) SQL
4 29 (16.29%) Python
5 28 (15.73%) T-SQL
6 26 (14.61%) Java
7 14 (7.87%) Go
8 13 (7.30%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.37%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.81%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.81%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.25%) ES6
12 4 (2.25%) PHP
12 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.69%) C
13 3 (1.69%) Java 8
13 3 (1.69%) Scala
13 3 (1.69%) VB
14 2 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Degree
2 6 (3.37%) PhD
3 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.17%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) IFRS
3 1 (0.56%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (17.42%) Docker
2 6 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.12%) NFS
4 2 (1.12%) Postfix
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.56%) HDFS
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (15.17%) Kubernetes
2 24 (13.48%) Ansible
2 24 (13.48%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.55%) Puppet
4 14 (7.87%) Terraform
5 7 (3.93%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.25%) Graphite
6 4 (2.25%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.69%) Marathon
7 3 (1.69%) Mesos
7 3 (1.69%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.12%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.56%) Istio
9 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.48%) Oracle
3 13 (7.30%) Google
4 7 (3.93%) EnterpriseDB
5 6 (3.37%) VMware
6 4 (2.25%) Telerik
7 3 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.69%) Solace
7 3 (1.69%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.12%) Teradata
8 2 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.56%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.56%) SAP