Period
to 27 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 443 206 578
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 8.41% 10.88% 8.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.23% 12.04% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 241 159 443
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,798 1,711 6,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.04% 90.39% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,636 1,376 4,703
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,625 £27,281
25th Percentile £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,125 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,125 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.66% +8.81% +2.94%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the East of England

DevOps
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire -2 183 £60,000 - 78
Hertfordshire +5 146 £58,750 +11.90% 56
Essex +6 67 £72,500 +45.00% 22
Bedfordshire -17 31 £66,250 -11.67% 19
Suffolk -5 22 £49,500 -7.91% 4
Norfolk -25 3 £50,000 +8.11% 5
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 260 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (46.28%) Azure
3 154 (34.76%) Software Engineering
4 150 (33.86%) C#
5 149 (33.63%) AWS
6 139 (31.38%) Kubernetes
7 137 (30.93%) Python
8 122 (27.54%) Java
9 116 (26.19%) Docker
10 98 (22.12%) .NET
10 98 (22.12%) Social Skills
11 96 (21.67%) SQL
12 95 (21.44%) JavaScript
13 93 (20.99%) Microservices
14 91 (20.54%) Jenkins
15 90 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (19.64%) Git (software)
17 85 (19.19%) Test Automation
18 78 (17.61%) Serverless
19 75 (16.93%) Scrum
19 75 (16.93%) Microsoft
20 74 (16.70%) TDD
20 74 (16.70%) React
21 71 (16.03%) Instagram
22 70 (15.80%) Degree
23 69 (15.58%) Ansible
24 67 (15.12%) Terraform
25 64 (14.45%) Linux
26 61 (13.77%) Mentoring
27 55 (12.42%) SQL Server

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 32 (7.22%) Apache Spark
2 27 (6.09%) Apache
3 21 (4.74%) Confluence
4 20 (4.51%) OpenStack
5 16 (3.61%) CMS
6 14 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.71%) IIS
8 10 (2.26%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.35%) WordPress
11 5 (1.13%) JBoss
11 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.90%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.90%) Kentico
12 4 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.68%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.23%) nginx
14 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.68%) Simulink
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 205 (46.28%) Azure
2 149 (33.63%) AWS
3 78 (17.61%) Serverless
4 52 (11.74%) GCP
5 43 (9.71%) GitHub
6 29 (6.55%) OpenShift
7 23 (5.19%) SaaS
8 18 (4.06%) Amazon EKS
9 17 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (3.84%) Microsoft 365
10 16 (3.61%) PaaS
11 15 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (2.93%) Power Platform
13 12 (2.71%) Azure Stack
14 11 (2.48%) Amazon S3
15 9 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (1.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 6 (1.35%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.45%) Modbus
1 33 (7.45%) RS-422
1 33 (7.45%) RS-485
2 20 (4.51%) DNS
3 15 (3.39%) Firewall
4 11 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.81%) Internet
5 8 (1.81%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.35%) Wireless
7 5 (1.13%) IPv4
7 5 (1.13%) IPv6
8 3 (0.68%) 802.11
8 3 (0.68%) DHCP
8 3 (0.68%) LAN
8 3 (0.68%) RFID
9 2 (0.45%) DSL
9 2 (0.45%) Intranet
9 2 (0.45%) ISDN
9 2 (0.45%) VPN
9 2 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.67%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.22%) MySQL
4 28 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (6.09%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.06%) Amazon Redshift
6 18 (4.06%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.16%) Big Data
8 14 (3.16%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.93%) Amazon Aurora
10 12 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.26%) ClickHouse
12 9 (2.03%) Power BI
13 8 (1.81%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (1.13%) MariaDB
16 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (1.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 91 (20.54%) Jenkins
2 87 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 46 (10.38%) JIRA
4 23 (5.19%) GitLab
5 19 (4.29%) Selenium
6 14 (3.16%) Maven
6 14 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.71%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.48%) WebDriver
10 9 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.81%) Mocha
12 6 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.13%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
16 2 (0.45%) Gradle
16 2 (0.45%) PhpStorm
General
1 98 (22.12%) Social Skills
2 51 (11.51%) Finance
3 42 (9.48%) Electronics
4 40 (9.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 38 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.55%) Games
6 29 (6.55%) Manufacturing
7 27 (6.09%) Retail
8 21 (4.74%) Influencing Skills
9 17 (3.84%) Public Sector
10 16 (3.61%) Marketing
11 15 (3.39%) Billing
12 13 (2.93%) Presentation Skills
13 10 (2.26%) Law
14 7 (1.58%) Back Office
14 7 (1.58%) Local Government
14 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 3 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (24.83%) Developer
2 87 (19.64%) Software Engineer
3 75 (16.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (7.22%) Senior Developer
5 21 (4.74%) Architect
5 21 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (4.29%) Test Engineer
7 18 (4.06%) .NET Developer
7 18 (4.06%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (3.61%) Software Test Engineer
9 15 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (3.16%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (2.93%) Applications Architect
11 13 (2.93%) Senior DevOps
11 13 (2.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (2.93%) Software Developer
12 12 (2.71%) Analyst
12 12 (2.71%) Graduate
12 12 (2.71%) Platform Engineer
12 12 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.12%) .NET
2 74 (16.70%) React
3 45 (10.16%) HTML
3 45 (10.16%) REST
4 44 (9.93%) CSS
4 44 (9.93%) Node.js
5 34 (7.67%) AngularJS
6 33 (7.45%) RESTful
7 27 (6.09%) Spring Boot
8 23 (5.19%) .NET Core
8 23 (5.19%) .NET Framework
8 23 (5.19%) HTML5
8 23 (5.19%) Spring
9 19 (4.29%) Web Services
10 17 (3.84%) JSON
11 16 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (3.39%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.39%) Entity Framework
12 15 (3.39%) WPF
13 14 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.84%) Social Media
2 44 (9.93%) Life Science
3 43 (9.71%) Cloud Native
4 32 (7.22%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.74%) User Experience
6 19 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.48%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.03%) NHS
10 8 (1.81%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.58%) CMDB
11 7 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.35%) FMCG
12 6 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.35%) Online Games
12 6 (1.35%) Robotics
13 5 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.45%) Linux
2 40 (9.03%) Windows
3 23 (5.19%) Unix
4 17 (3.84%) Android
5 16 (3.61%) CentOS
6 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.13%) Fedora
8 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.90%) VMS
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.45%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (34.76%) Software Engineering
3 93 (20.99%) Microservices
4 90 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (19.19%) Test Automation
6 75 (16.93%) Scrum
7 74 (16.70%) TDD
8 61 (13.77%) Mentoring
9 54 (12.19%) Artificial Intelligence
10 53 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (10.16%) Risk Management
13 43 (9.71%) Machine Learning
13 43 (9.71%) Open Source
14 42 (9.48%) Full Stack Development
14 42 (9.48%) Pair Programming
15 41 (9.26%) Computer Science
16 39 (8.80%) Unit Testing
17 38 (8.58%) SDLC
18 37 (8.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.86%) C#
2 137 (30.93%) Python
3 122 (27.54%) Java
4 96 (21.67%) SQL
5 95 (21.44%) JavaScript
6 50 (11.29%) C++
7 49 (11.06%) C
8 35 (7.90%) PowerShell
9 27 (6.09%) TypeScript
10 23 (5.19%) Ruby
11 22 (4.97%) Perl
12 21 (4.74%) Bash Shell
13 19 (4.29%) Shell Script
14 17 (3.84%) R
15 16 (3.61%) Java 8
16 15 (3.39%) PHP
16 15 (3.39%) VBA
17 10 (2.26%) T-SQL
18 9 (2.03%) Java 11
19 6 (1.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 70 (15.80%) Degree
2 24 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.06%) PhD
3 18 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.45%) CCSP
7 2 (0.45%) CISSP
7 2 (0.45%) GCFA
7 2 (0.45%) GCFE
7 2 (0.45%) GCIA
7 2 (0.45%) GCIH
7 2 (0.45%) ISEB
7 2 (0.45%) MBCS
7 2 (0.45%) OCP
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.19%) QA
2 19 (4.29%) GxP
3 7 (1.58%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.90%) GDPR
4 4 (0.90%) PMO
5 2 (0.45%) GRC
5 2 (0.45%) NCSC
6 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (26.19%) Docker
2 10 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (2.26%) vSphere
3 9 (2.03%) NFS
4 3 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 139 (31.38%) Kubernetes
2 69 (15.58%) Ansible
3 67 (15.12%) Terraform
4 26 (5.87%) Puppet
5 15 (3.39%) HAProxy
5 15 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.26%) Mesos
6 10 (2.26%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.03%) Salt
8 6 (1.35%) Icinga
8 6 (1.35%) Kubeflow
9 4 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.90%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.90%) Nagios
9 4 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.68%) Grafana
11 2 (0.45%) Graylog
11 2 (0.45%) Kibana
11 2 (0.45%) Rancher
12 1 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 75 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.03%) Instagram
3 45 (10.16%) Facebook
4 35 (7.90%) Google
5 21 (4.74%) Oracle
6 19 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.61%) VMware
8 10 (2.26%) Dataiku
9 9 (2.03%) IBM
9 9 (2.03%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.03%) Splunk
10 8 (1.81%) Elastic Path
11 6 (1.35%) Apple
11 6 (1.35%) Databricks
11 6 (1.35%) Pega
11 6 (1.35%) Samsung
11 6 (1.35%) WSO2
12 5 (1.13%) SAP
12 5 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.13%) Xamarin