Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 26 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 350 419 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.13% 7.68% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.07% 8.46% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 269 276 441
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,375 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -8.33%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £72,500
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 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 3,161 4,955 7,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.46% 90.80% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,020 3,606 5,752
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
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 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 13 April 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 13 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
Cambridgeshire +8 113 £55,000 - 51
Hertfordshire +15 96 £62,500 +11.11% 52
Essex +31 89 £70,000 +40.00% 16
Bedfordshire +9 32 £65,000 -7.14% 13
Suffolk +3 16 £71,250 +35.71% 6
Norfolk +18 10 £36,000 -8.28% 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 206 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (36.00%) Azure
3 120 (34.29%) AWS
4 110 (31.43%) Java
5 96 (27.43%) Linux
5 96 (27.43%) Git (software)
6 91 (26.00%) Python
7 85 (24.29%) C#
8 82 (23.43%) REST
8 82 (23.43%) Jenkins
8 82 (23.43%) JavaScript
9 80 (22.86%) Terraform
10 79 (22.57%) TDD
11 74 (21.14%) Microservices
12 71 (20.29%) Test Automation
13 69 (19.71%) Kubernetes
14 68 (19.43%) Ansible
14 68 (19.43%) SQL
15 67 (19.14%) Scrum
16 62 (17.71%) Docker
17 60 (17.14%) .NET
18 56 (16.00%) BDD
19 55 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (15.71%) Security Cleared
20 50 (14.29%) HTML
20 50 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
21 49 (14.00%) Software Engineering
22 47 (13.43%) Public Sector
23 46 (13.14%) JIRA
23 46 (13.14%) Microsoft

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 27 (7.71%) Confluence
2 20 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.29%) OpenStack
4 10 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (2.29%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.29%) Luigi
6 6 (1.71%) Camunda
6 6 (1.71%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.14%) Apache
8 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.14%) CMS
8 4 (1.14%) IIS
8 4 (1.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (36.00%) Azure
2 120 (34.29%) AWS
3 33 (9.43%) Serverless
4 24 (6.86%) Amazon EKS
5 19 (5.43%) Amazon ECS
5 19 (5.43%) GCP
5 19 (5.43%) SaaS
6 17 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (3.71%) Amazon S3
8 11 (3.14%) IaaS
9 10 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (2.86%) OpenShift
10 9 (2.57%) Logic Apps
11 8 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (2.00%) Power Platform
13 6 (1.71%) Azure Functions
13 6 (1.71%) GitHub
13 6 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.43%) HTTP
3 11 (3.14%) IPv4
3 11 (3.14%) IPv6
3 11 (3.14%) Modbus
3 11 (3.14%) RS-422
3 11 (3.14%) RS-485
4 9 (2.57%) Firewall
5 5 (1.43%) Internet
6 4 (1.14%) VoIP
6 4 (1.14%) VPN
7 3 (0.86%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.86%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.86%) RTP
7 3 (0.86%) SSL
7 3 (0.86%) STUN
8 2 (0.57%) 802.11
8 2 (0.57%) MQTT
8 2 (0.57%) RFID
8 2 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (10.86%) SQL Server
3 35 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.00%) MySQL
5 17 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.86%) GIS
9 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.29%) Azkaban
10 8 (2.29%) Big Data
10 8 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.29%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.71%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.43%) Power BI
13 4 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 96 (27.43%) Git (software)
2 82 (23.43%) Jenkins
3 46 (13.14%) JIRA
4 26 (7.43%) GitLab
5 20 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 19 (5.43%) Selenium
7 18 (5.14%) Maven
8 14 (4.00%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.86%) GoCD
10 9 (2.57%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.57%) NUnit
11 8 (2.29%) Subversion
11 8 (2.29%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.71%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.43%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.14%) Gradle
14 4 (1.14%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.14%) TestNG
15 3 (0.86%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (13.43%) Public Sector
2 21 (6.00%) Finance
3 20 (5.71%) Retail
4 13 (3.71%) Electronics
5 10 (2.86%) Law
6 6 (1.71%) Games
7 5 (1.43%) Local Government
7 5 (1.43%) Marketing
7 5 (1.43%) Police
8 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 4 (1.14%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.57%) French Language
9 2 (0.57%) German Language
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (34.29%) Developer
2 84 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 36 (10.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (9.43%) Architect
6 32 (9.14%) Senior Developer
7 26 (7.43%) Software Engineer
8 21 (6.00%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
9 20 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 19 (5.43%) .NET Developer
10 19 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (5.14%) Technical Architect
12 17 (4.86%) Network Engineer
13 16 (4.57%) C# Developer
14 14 (4.00%) Graduate
14 14 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (4.00%) Software Developer
14 14 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (23.43%) REST
2 60 (17.14%) .NET
3 50 (14.29%) HTML
4 44 (12.57%) CSS
5 41 (11.71%) Spring
6 40 (11.43%) Node.js
7 39 (11.14%) Web Services
8 35 (10.00%) React
9 33 (9.43%) AngularJS
10 31 (8.86%) RESTful
10 31 (8.86%) SOAP
10 31 (8.86%) Spring Boot
11 28 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (7.14%) .NET Core
13 24 (6.86%) JSON
14 23 (6.57%) Django
15 20 (5.71%) Kafka
16 17 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
16 17 (4.86%) HTML5
17 15 (4.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.57%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.29%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.43%) iPad
6 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (1.43%) User Experience
7 3 (0.86%) NHS
8 2 (0.57%) SystemC
9 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Life Science
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.43%) Linux
2 36 (10.29%) Windows
3 16 (4.57%) Unix
4 12 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.14%) Android
6 10 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.29%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.00%) CentOS
8 7 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.43%) Debian
9 5 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.43%) VMS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.57%) TDD
3 74 (21.14%) Microservices
4 71 (20.29%) Test Automation
5 67 (19.14%) Scrum
6 56 (16.00%) BDD
7 55 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (14.00%) Software Engineering
9 45 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (12.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (12.00%) Kanban
12 35 (10.00%) Computer Science
12 35 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
13 34 (9.71%) Mentoring
14 30 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
14 30 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
15 28 (8.00%) Open Source
16 26 (7.43%) Configuration Management
17 25 (7.14%) E-Commerce
17 25 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.43%) Java
2 91 (26.00%) Python
3 85 (24.29%) C#
4 82 (23.43%) JavaScript
5 68 (19.43%) SQL
6 33 (9.43%) Bash Shell
7 27 (7.71%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.57%) C++
9 22 (6.29%) C
9 22 (6.29%) Java 8
10 18 (5.14%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.71%) Perl
12 11 (3.14%) Ruby
13 9 (2.57%) PHP
13 9 (2.57%) Scala
14 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.43%) Go
16 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.86%) Groovy
17 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.86%) Degree
3 44 (12.57%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.86%) ISEB
6 3 (0.86%) MCSA
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MBCS
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.14%) QA
2 11 (3.14%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.57%) SLA
5 8 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) SOC 2
System Software
1 62 (17.71%) Docker
2 10 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.43%) Xen
4 3 (0.86%) Kamailio
5 2 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (22.86%) Terraform
2 69 (19.71%) Kubernetes
3 68 (19.43%) Ansible
4 30 (8.57%) Puppet
5 28 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (3.43%) Rancher
7 11 (3.14%) Salt
8 10 (2.86%) Rundeck
9 8 (2.29%) Kibana
10 6 (1.71%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.14%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.86%) Consul
12 3 (0.86%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.86%) Icinga
13 2 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.57%) Grafana
13 2 (0.57%) Graylog
13 2 (0.57%) Istio
13 2 (0.57%) Nagios
14 1 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.57%) Oracle
3 14 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.43%) Splunk
5 11 (3.14%) Twitter
5 11 (3.14%) VMware
6 10 (2.86%) IBM
6 10 (2.86%) WSO2
7 8 (2.29%) AppDynamics
7 8 (2.29%) Pega
7 8 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.00%) Google
9 6 (1.71%) Arista
9 6 (1.71%) Cisco
10 5 (1.43%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.43%) NEC
10 5 (1.43%) Northgate
11 3 (0.86%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.86%) New Relic