Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 91 143
Rank change year-on-year +24 +52 +119
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 487 409 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.04% 3.17% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 3.57% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 387 372 280
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,250 £33,625
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,350
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 10642 11462 13249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.24% 88.78% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8613 9423 10878
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +27 258 £62,500 +4.17% 20
Cambridgeshire +4 135 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Essex +33 39 £53,750 +3.37% 4
Norfolk +40 32 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Bedfordshire -35 20 £47,500 -2.06% 2
Suffolk +10 3 £57,500 +53.33% 2
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 272 (55.85%) Linux
2 204 (41.89%) Amazon AWS
3 183 (37.58%) Python
4 140 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (28.54%) Java
6 132 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 131 (26.90%) VMware
8 125 (25.67%) Puppet
9 116 (23.82%) Windows
10 111 (22.79%) JavaScript
11 107 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
12 105 (21.56%) Ansible
13 103 (21.15%) Docker
14 101 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
15 97 (19.92%) Jenkins
16 94 (19.30%) SQL
17 92 (18.89%) OpenStack
18 91 (18.69%) HTML
19 86 (17.66%) Bash Shell
20 85 (17.45%) E-Commerce
21 81 (16.63%) C#
21 81 (16.63%) Git (software)
22 80 (16.43%) Web Services
22 80 (16.43%) Kubernetes
23 78 (16.02%) .NET
24 77 (15.81%) CSS
25 72 (14.78%) Software Engineering
25 72 (14.78%) Data Centre
26 68 (13.96%) PowerShell
26 68 (13.96%) 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 92 (18.89%) OpenStack
2 27 (5.54%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (5.54%) JBoss
3 24 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (4.52%) IIS
6 17 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 16 (3.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.44%) Apache
10 7 (1.44%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.03%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.03%) Confluence
11 5 (1.03%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.82%) nginx
12 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.62%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.82%) EngageOne
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.82%) Exstream
4 1 (0.21%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 204 (41.89%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (3.90%) GitHub
5 17 (3.49%) Office 365
6 16 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (2.46%) PaaS
8 10 (2.05%) SaaS
9 8 (1.64%) IaaS
9 8 (1.64%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.44%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.23%) Route 53
11 6 (1.23%) Serverless
12 5 (1.03%) Akamai
12 5 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 32 (6.57%) DNS
3 28 (5.75%) DHCP
3 28 (5.75%) Wireless
4 22 (4.52%) Firewall
5 13 (2.67%) Internet
5 13 (2.67%) VPN
5 13 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (2.46%) Network Security
6 12 (2.46%) SMS
7 10 (2.05%) WAN
8 9 (1.85%) LAN
9 8 (1.64%) HTTP
10 7 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.44%) SSL
11 6 (1.23%) Broadband
11 6 (1.23%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.23%) IPsec
11 6 (1.23%) MPLS
12 5 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.01%) MySQL
3 30 (6.16%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.11%) Redis
6 15 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.46%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.26%) Big Data
10 10 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.64%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.23%) HBase
14 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
17 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 97 (19.92%) Jenkins
2 81 (16.63%) Git (software)
3 30 (6.16%) Subversion
4 29 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (5.75%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.52%) Maven
7 18 (3.70%) Selenium
8 17 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.49%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (3.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (2.67%) Jasmine
10 13 (2.67%) MSTest
10 13 (2.67%) NUnit
10 13 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (2.46%) Gradle
11 12 (2.46%) JIRA
12 9 (1.85%) JUnit
13 8 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.23%) GitLab
General
1 63 (12.94%) Retail
2 37 (7.60%) Finance
3 25 (5.13%) Advertising
4 20 (4.11%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.85%) Games
6 5 (1.03%) Marketing
7 4 (0.82%) Automotive
8 3 (0.62%) Banking
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 156 (32.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 104 (21.36%) Developer
3 58 (11.91%) Linux Engineer
4 56 (11.50%) Systems Engineer
5 44 (9.03%) Cloud Engineer
6 29 (5.95%) .NET Developer
6 29 (5.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 29 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 27 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (5.34%) AWS Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) VMware Engineer
9 25 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.72%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 23 (4.72%) Senior DevOps
10 23 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
11 22 (4.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.52%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 22 (4.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (18.69%) HTML
2 80 (16.43%) Web Services
3 78 (16.02%) .NET
4 77 (15.81%) CSS
5 61 (12.53%) AngularJS
6 39 (8.01%) Spring
7 38 (7.80%) XML
8 33 (6.78%) JSON
9 29 (5.95%) Node.js
10 28 (5.75%) jQuery
11 26 (5.34%) REST
12 25 (5.13%) ASP.NET
13 24 (4.93%) Middleware
14 22 (4.52%) CSS3
14 22 (4.52%) HTML5
14 22 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (4.31%) RESTful
15 21 (4.31%) SOAP
16 20 (4.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 49 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.06%) Public Cloud
3 37 (7.60%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.75%) Private Cloud
5 22 (4.52%) Fintech
6 21 (4.31%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.85%) User Experience
8 7 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (1.44%) CMDB
8 7 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.44%) Robotics
9 5 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.62%) Life Science
10 3 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 272 (55.85%) Linux
2 116 (23.82%) Windows
3 61 (12.53%) Unix
4 36 (7.39%) Ubuntu
5 34 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (6.78%) CentOS
7 24 (4.93%) Android
8 22 (4.52%) Windows Server
9 11 (2.26%) Solaris
9 11 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.05%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.64%) Debian
13 6 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.41%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.41%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.41%) HPUX
15 1 (0.21%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
3 85 (17.45%) E-Commerce
4 72 (14.78%) Software Engineering
5 65 (13.35%) Configuration Management
6 55 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 52 (10.68%) Test Automation
8 51 (10.47%) OO
9 44 (9.03%) TDD
10 34 (6.98%) MVC
11 33 (6.78%) Continuous Deployment
11 33 (6.78%) SOA
12 31 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (5.95%) Machine Learning
15 26 (5.34%) Mathematics
15 26 (5.34%) Web Development
16 24 (4.93%) Infrastructure Transformation
17 23 (4.72%) Line Management
17 23 (4.72%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 183 (37.58%) Python
2 139 (28.54%) Java
3 111 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 94 (19.30%) SQL
5 86 (17.66%) Bash Shell
6 81 (16.63%) C#
7 68 (13.96%) PowerShell
8 55 (11.29%) Perl
9 37 (7.60%) Ruby
10 32 (6.57%) PHP
11 20 (4.11%) TypeScript
12 17 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 16 (3.29%) Scala
14 9 (1.85%) C
14 9 (1.85%) Go
15 6 (1.23%) Haskell
16 5 (1.03%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.82%) C++
18 3 (0.62%) Jython
Qualifications
1 54 (11.09%) Degree
2 27 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.23%) MCSE
4 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.03%) CCNP
5 5 (1.03%) MCSA
6 4 (0.82%) CCNA
6 4 (0.82%) MCITP
6 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.21%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.08%) QA
2 13 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.05%) SLA
5 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) GPG13
6 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 103 (21.15%) Docker
2 37 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (3.70%) vSphere
5 17 (3.49%) Active Directory
6 14 (2.87%) Firmware
7 13 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.26%) Ceph
8 11 (2.26%) Hyper-V
9 10 (2.05%) LXC
10 7 (1.44%) Xen
11 5 (1.03%) Apache Flume
11 5 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (1.03%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.82%) KVM
12 4 (0.82%) NFS
12 4 (0.82%) vCloud
13 2 (0.41%) iptables
13 2 (0.41%) Samba
14 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 125 (25.67%) Puppet
2 107 (21.97%) Opscode Chef
3 105 (21.56%) Ansible
4 80 (16.43%) Kubernetes
5 21 (4.31%) Consul
6 20 (4.11%) Graphite
7 17 (3.49%) Terraform
8 14 (2.87%) Nagios
9 12 (2.46%) Grafana
10 11 (2.26%) ZABBIX
11 10 (2.05%) Munin
12 9 (1.85%) Salt
13 6 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (1.03%) Oozie
14 5 (1.03%) vCenter Server
14 5 (1.03%) vRealize
15 4 (0.82%) Dollar Universe
15 4 (0.82%) Graylog
15 4 (0.82%) Kibana
15 4 (0.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 131 (26.90%) VMware
2 64 (13.14%) Oracle
3 51 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 46 (9.45%) Google
5 36 (7.39%) Red Hat
6 20 (4.11%) WorldPay
7 16 (3.29%) Xamarin
8 15 (3.08%) Cisco
8 15 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (3.08%) Splunk
9 13 (2.67%) F5
10 12 (2.46%) Sitecore
11 11 (2.26%) IBM
12 8 (1.64%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.44%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.23%) AppDynamics
14 6 (1.23%) Citrix
14 6 (1.23%) Juniper
14 6 (1.23%) Qualys
15 5 (1.03%) Palo Alto