Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 33 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +42 +27
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 544 711 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.92% 6.77% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 7.50% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 425 537 392
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £38,250 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 6,225 9,485 10,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.60% 90.28% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,394 7,102 8,579
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,050 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.86% +4.10% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +4 203 £57,500 -8.00% 39
Cambridgeshire +23 182 £52,500 -4.55% 101
Bedfordshire -9 70 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Essex +18 41 £57,500 +35.29% 12
Suffolk -9 37 £55,000 - 16
Norfolk -9 11 £43,750 -7.89% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 263 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (41.73%) AWS
3 214 (39.34%) Azure
4 209 (38.42%) Linux
5 204 (37.50%) Python
6 154 (28.31%) Docker
7 142 (26.10%) SQL
8 131 (24.08%) Kubernetes
9 129 (23.71%) Jenkins
9 129 (23.71%) C#
10 128 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (23.35%) Test Automation
12 126 (23.16%) .NET
12 126 (23.16%) Windows
13 124 (22.79%) Ansible
14 119 (21.88%) Java
15 115 (21.14%) Git (software)
16 101 (18.57%) JavaScript
17 99 (18.20%) Scrum
18 95 (17.46%) Microsoft
18 95 (17.46%) Software Engineering
19 93 (17.10%) Puppet
20 89 (16.36%) Web Services
20 89 (16.36%) Microservices
21 75 (13.79%) GCP
22 74 (13.60%) SQL Server
23 73 (13.42%) PowerShell
24 71 (13.05%) TDD
25 68 (12.50%) Bash Shell
26 65 (11.95%) JIRA

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 38 (6.99%) nginx
2 33 (6.07%) Apache
3 30 (5.51%) OpenStack
4 28 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.94%) Confluence
6 16 (2.94%) IIS
6 16 (2.94%) JBoss
7 11 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (2.02%) CloudStack
8 8 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.18%) CMS
12 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) GNU Octave
1 3 (0.55%) HipChat
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.76%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 227 (41.73%) AWS
2 214 (39.34%) Azure
3 75 (13.79%) GCP
4 49 (9.01%) SaaS
5 32 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (3.68%) IaaS
7 19 (3.49%) PaaS
7 19 (3.49%) Serverless
8 16 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
9 14 (2.57%) IBM Cloud
10 13 (2.39%) Heroku
11 12 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (2.21%) GitHub
11 12 (2.21%) Office 365
12 11 (2.02%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (1.47%) Stackdriver
14 7 (1.29%) OneDrive
14 7 (1.29%) OpenShift
15 6 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.93%) DNS
2 45 (8.27%) TCP/IP
3 40 (7.35%) Firewall
4 25 (4.60%) HTTP
4 25 (4.60%) SSL
5 22 (4.04%) DHCP
6 14 (2.57%) Internet
6 14 (2.57%) VPN
7 13 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (1.84%) SNMP
8 10 (1.84%) VRRP
9 7 (1.29%) BIG-IP
9 7 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.29%) FabricPath
9 7 (1.29%) VLAN
9 7 (1.29%) Wireless
10 6 (1.10%) SMTP
11 5 (0.92%) SAN
11 5 (0.92%) WAN
12 4 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (6.62%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.25%) MySQL
6 32 (5.88%) Big Data
6 32 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (5.70%) NoSQL
8 30 (5.51%) RDBMS
9 19 (3.49%) Geospatial Data
9 19 (3.49%) GIS
10 14 (2.57%) JasperReports
11 12 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.65%) Redis
13 8 (1.47%) Text Mining
14 7 (1.29%) BigQuery
14 7 (1.29%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.10%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 129 (23.71%) Jenkins
2 115 (21.14%) Git (software)
3 65 (11.95%) JIRA
4 52 (9.56%) Selenium
5 36 (6.62%) TeamCity
6 35 (6.43%) JUnit
7 34 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (4.96%) WebDriver
9 26 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (4.60%) Cucumber
11 23 (4.23%) Maven
12 22 (4.04%) Gradle
12 22 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
13 21 (3.86%) Artifactory
13 21 (3.86%) JMeter
14 18 (3.31%) Hudson
15 16 (2.94%) CruiseControl
15 16 (2.94%) FishEye
16 15 (2.76%) Subversion
17 14 (2.57%) Ant
General
1 56 (10.29%) Retail
2 36 (6.62%) Finance
3 9 (1.65%) Games
3 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.29%) Banking
4 7 (1.29%) Legal
5 6 (1.10%) Electronics
6 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.92%) Marketing
6 5 (0.92%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.55%) Automotive
7 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 158 (29.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 104 (19.12%) Developer
3 55 (10.11%) Software Engineer
4 43 (7.90%) Linux Engineer
5 31 (5.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 31 (5.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 28 (5.15%) Architect
7 27 (4.96%) AWS Engineer
7 27 (4.96%) C# Developer
7 27 (4.96%) Test Engineer
8 26 (4.78%) AWS DevOps
9 25 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 25 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (4.23%) .NET Developer
11 19 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.31%) Analyst
12 18 (3.31%) Security Engineer
12 18 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
13 17 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
13 17 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (23.16%) .NET
2 89 (16.36%) Web Services
3 60 (11.03%) AngularJS
4 59 (10.85%) CSS
5 56 (10.29%) .NET Core
6 47 (8.64%) React
7 44 (8.09%) RESTful
8 43 (7.90%) Kafka
9 41 (7.54%) Node.js
10 40 (7.35%) REST
11 39 (7.17%) JSON
12 37 (6.80%) HTML
13 34 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (5.88%) Spring
15 25 (4.60%) ASP.NET
16 23 (4.23%) Middleware
17 22 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
18 18 (3.31%) GWT
19 17 (3.13%) .NET Framework
19 17 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.60%) Renewable Energy
4 22 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.76%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.57%) Replication
7 14 (2.57%) User Experience
8 12 (2.21%) PKI
9 11 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.65%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.47%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.92%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.74%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.74%) Life Science
14 3 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 209 (38.42%) Linux
2 126 (23.16%) Windows
3 43 (7.90%) CentOS
4 29 (5.33%) Ubuntu
5 25 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.60%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.76%) Mac OS
7 14 (2.57%) Debian
8 12 (2.21%) Unix
9 11 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.84%) Android
11 9 (1.65%) Solaris
12 8 (1.47%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.29%) SUSE
14 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 127 (23.35%) Test Automation
4 99 (18.20%) Scrum
5 95 (17.46%) Software Engineering
6 89 (16.36%) Microservices
7 71 (13.05%) TDD
8 59 (10.85%) Configuration Management
9 58 (10.66%) E-Commerce
9 58 (10.66%) OO
10 55 (10.11%) Mentoring
11 54 (9.93%) SDLC
12 50 (9.19%) Continuous Deployment
13 49 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (8.27%) Open Source
16 43 (7.90%) Infrastructure as Code
17 42 (7.72%) Deployment Automation
18 38 (6.99%) Computer Science
18 38 (6.99%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 204 (37.50%) Python
2 142 (26.10%) SQL
3 129 (23.71%) C#
4 119 (21.88%) Java
5 101 (18.57%) JavaScript
6 73 (13.42%) PowerShell
7 68 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 48 (8.82%) Perl
9 47 (8.64%) Ruby
10 33 (6.07%) PHP
11 24 (4.41%) C++
11 24 (4.41%) TypeScript
12 23 (4.23%) Shell Script
13 22 (4.04%) Go
14 20 (3.68%) C
15 16 (2.94%) Java 8
16 14 (2.57%) Groovy
17 10 (1.84%) ES6
17 10 (1.84%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.65%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 36 (6.62%) Degree
2 17 (3.13%) CISSP
3 14 (2.57%) CEH
3 14 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.39%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.47%) ISEB
6 8 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.47%) RHCE
7 5 (0.92%) LPIC
7 5 (0.92%) RHCT
7 5 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.74%) CCNP
8 4 (0.74%) JNCIE
8 4 (0.74%) JNCIP
8 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.55%) CCIE
9 3 (0.55%) MCSE
9 3 (0.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.93%) QA
2 29 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.02%) HIPAA
5 8 (1.47%) COBIT
5 8 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.29%) SLA
7 5 (0.92%) GDPR
8 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 154 (28.31%) Docker
2 36 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 30 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.57%) VMware NSX
5 11 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.84%) KVM
7 9 (1.65%) vSphere
8 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.55%) LXC
10 2 (0.37%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 131 (24.08%) Kubernetes
2 124 (22.79%) Ansible
3 93 (17.10%) Puppet
4 61 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (10.11%) Terraform
6 19 (3.49%) Kibana
6 19 (3.49%) logstash
7 16 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 15 (2.76%) Prometheus
9 13 (2.39%) Nagios
9 13 (2.39%) Packer
9 13 (2.39%) vRealize
10 9 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (1.65%) yum
11 8 (1.47%) Rsyslog
12 7 (1.29%) SCCM
12 7 (1.29%) SCOM
12 7 (1.29%) SCOrch
13 6 (1.10%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.92%) Matomo
Vendors
1 95 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.85%) Google
3 45 (8.27%) VMware
4 22 (4.04%) Oracle
5 20 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 18 (3.31%) IBM
7 15 (2.76%) SAP
7 15 (2.76%) Sitecore
8 14 (2.57%) Adobe
8 14 (2.57%) Percona
8 14 (2.57%) Splunk
9 13 (2.39%) F5
9 13 (2.39%) Rackspace
9 13 (2.39%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.21%) Cisco
11 11 (2.02%) hybris
11 11 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.84%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.65%) Sybase
14 8 (1.47%) Qualys