Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 28 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 -10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 228 232 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.73% 7.19% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 7.82% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 202 198 153
10th Percentile £31,305 £33,525 £31,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £67,500 £69,375 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £84,125 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +2.40%

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 2,349 2,968 3,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 89.97% 91.97% 92.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 2,495 2,772
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year - +6.51% +0.60%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +3 110 £52,500 -8.30% 27
Derbyshire +26 51 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Leicestershire +1 34 £55,000 +37.50% 20
Lincolnshire +16 14 £30,000 -12.41% 5
Northamptonshire -1 12 £60,000 +9.09% 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 111 (48.68%) Azure
2 86 (37.72%) C#
3 85 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (35.53%) AWS
5 79 (34.65%) .NET
6 63 (27.63%) Git (software)
7 60 (26.32%) Docker
7 60 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 59 (25.88%) Python
9 58 (25.44%) Linux
10 57 (25.00%) Ansible
11 54 (23.68%) SQL
12 47 (20.61%) Finance
12 47 (20.61%) Terraform
13 45 (19.74%) Microservices
13 45 (19.74%) Kubernetes
14 44 (19.30%) Microsoft
15 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET
16 41 (17.98%) Software Engineering
17 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 37 (16.23%) Greenfield Project
19 36 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (15.35%) Scrum
20 35 (15.35%) Infrastructure as Code
21 34 (14.91%) Jenkins
21 34 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
22 33 (14.47%) Test Automation
22 33 (14.47%) QA
23 32 (14.04%) Puppet
24 31 (13.60%) Bash Shell

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 (7.02%) Apache
2 14 (6.14%) IIS
3 9 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.19%) Confluence
5 4 (1.75%) OpenROAD
6 3 (1.32%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 111 (48.68%) Azure
2 81 (35.53%) AWS
3 22 (9.65%) Serverless
4 18 (7.89%) GCP
5 14 (6.14%) GitHub
6 12 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (3.95%) SaaS
8 8 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.51%) PaaS
9 7 (3.07%) IaaS
10 5 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.19%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (2.19%) npm
10 5 (2.19%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.32%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) DNS
2 4 (1.75%) Firewall
2 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.32%) SSL
3 3 (1.32%) VPN
4 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.88%) Network Security
4 2 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.44%) NFC
5 1 (0.44%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 18 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.58%) MySQL
4 11 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.19%) Power BI
7 4 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.75%) Ingres
7 4 (1.75%) Redis
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 34 (14.91%) Jenkins
3 20 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 16 (7.02%) TeamCity
5 15 (6.58%) JIRA
6 14 (6.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (3.95%) GitLab
8 7 (3.07%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.63%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.32%) Grunt
12 3 (1.32%) gulp
12 3 (1.32%) Postman
12 3 (1.32%) Selenium
13 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.88%) Katalon Studio
13 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (20.61%) Finance
2 19 (8.33%) Law
3 18 (7.89%) Retail
4 14 (6.14%) Games
5 3 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 77 (33.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (32.02%) Developer
3 27 (11.84%) AWS Engineer
4 24 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
4 24 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 24 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 21 (9.21%) C# Developer
5 21 (9.21%) Software Engineer
6 19 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 18 (7.89%) Junior
8 17 (7.46%) AWS DevOps
8 17 (7.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 15 (6.58%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (6.58%) Junior DevOps
9 15 (6.58%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.14%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.14%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (34.65%) .NET
2 42 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.16%) Node.js
4 25 (10.96%) CSS
5 24 (10.53%) Kafka
6 23 (10.09%) HTML
6 23 (10.09%) React
7 20 (8.77%) .NET Core
8 18 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (7.46%) AngularJS
9 17 (7.46%) HTML5
10 16 (7.02%) CSS3
11 14 (6.14%) Apache Flex
11 14 (6.14%) JSON
12 12 (5.26%) Entity Framework
13 10 (4.39%) jQuery
13 10 (4.39%) Web Services
14 8 (3.51%) RESTful
14 8 (3.51%) Spring
14 8 (3.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.46%) User Experience
3 10 (4.39%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.51%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.44%) Contactless
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.44%) Linux
2 30 (13.16%) Windows
3 16 (7.02%) CentOS
4 14 (6.14%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.82%) AIX
6 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.88%) Fedora
8 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.74%) Microservices
3 41 (17.98%) Software Engineering
4 35 (15.35%) Infrastructure as Code
4 35 (15.35%) Scrum
5 34 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (14.47%) Test Automation
7 29 (12.72%) MVC
8 26 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (7.02%) Migration
11 14 (6.14%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.14%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.70%) Software Testing
13 12 (5.26%) Coaching
13 12 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
13 12 (5.26%) Project Delivery
14 11 (4.82%) Collaborative Working
14 11 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (4.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 86 (37.72%) C#
2 60 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 59 (25.88%) Python
4 54 (23.68%) SQL
5 31 (13.60%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.21%) T-SQL
7 20 (8.77%) Java
8 19 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 18 (7.89%) Ruby
10 15 (6.58%) Go
11 10 (4.39%) C
11 10 (4.39%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.95%) Groovy
13 7 (3.07%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.63%) PHP
15 5 (2.19%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.75%) Ingres ABF
17 3 (1.32%) Java 8
18 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.46%) Degree
2 9 (3.95%) PhD
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.32%) ISEB
4 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.47%) QA
2 6 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (26.32%) Docker
2 13 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.19%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.32%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.88%) NFS
6 2 (0.88%) Postfix
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.44%) Gluster
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (25.00%) Ansible
2 47 (20.61%) Terraform
3 45 (19.74%) Kubernetes
4 36 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (14.04%) Puppet
6 7 (3.07%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.75%) Graphite
8 4 (1.75%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.75%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.32%) Nagios
9 3 (1.32%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.32%) SCCM
9 3 (1.32%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.88%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.44%) Marathon
11 1 (0.44%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 44 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.02%) VMware
3 15 (6.58%) Google
4 12 (5.26%) Telerik
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle
6 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.19%) Citrix
8 4 (1.75%) Actian
8 4 (1.75%) EnterpriseDB
8 4 (1.75%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.32%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.88%) HP
10 2 (0.88%) Splunk
11 1 (0.44%) Cadence
11 1 (0.44%) IBM
11 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.44%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.44%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.44%) SOTI