Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 +39
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 437 554 746
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.61% 6.46% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 7.21% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 323 463 559
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.17% +10.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £63,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.08% +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 5,224 7,681 11,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.93% 89.53% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,696 5,799 9,322
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,063 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +8 151 £55,000 -8.33% 27
Cambridgeshire -1 121 £55,000 - 92
Bedfordshire -5 56 £70,000 +21.74% 4
Suffolk +13 55 £57,500 +16.75% 1
Essex -4 45 £51,250 -21.15% 15
Norfolk -6 9 £38,500 -14.44% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 216 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (40.96%) Azure
3 159 (36.38%) AWS
4 122 (27.92%) C#
5 121 (27.69%) .NET
6 117 (26.77%) Python
7 114 (26.09%) Docker
8 108 (24.71%) Linux
9 104 (23.80%) Scrum
10 101 (23.11%) SQL
11 97 (22.20%) Kubernetes
12 82 (18.76%) Git (software)
13 81 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (18.54%) Microservices
14 79 (18.08%) JavaScript
15 77 (17.62%) Jenkins
16 73 (16.70%) Java
17 68 (15.56%) Microsoft
18 67 (15.33%) Ansible
19 63 (14.42%) AngularJS
20 59 (13.50%) SQL Server
21 56 (12.81%) TDD
22 55 (12.59%) Software Engineering
22 55 (12.59%) CSS
22 55 (12.59%) Windows
22 55 (12.59%) Terraform
23 54 (12.36%) ASP.NET
24 53 (12.13%) MVC
25 52 (11.90%) .NET Core
26 51 (11.67%) Mentoring

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 21 (4.81%) OpenStack
2 17 (3.89%) Confluence
3 14 (3.20%) IIS
4 12 (2.75%) Apache
5 9 (2.06%) nginx
6 6 (1.37%) CMS
6 6 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) HipChat
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.37%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.14%) Magento
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 179 (40.96%) Azure
2 159 (36.38%) AWS
3 41 (9.38%) GCP
4 33 (7.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (6.18%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.43%) Office 365
6 15 (3.43%) Serverless
7 14 (3.20%) Amazon ECS
8 12 (2.75%) GitHub
8 12 (2.75%) SaaS
9 9 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (2.06%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.60%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.37%) Cloudflare
12 6 (1.37%) G Suite
12 6 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.18%) DNS
2 20 (4.58%) VPN
3 19 (4.35%) Firewall
4 18 (4.12%) WAN
5 14 (3.20%) LAN
6 11 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.06%) DHCP
7 9 (2.06%) SSL
8 8 (1.83%) BGP
8 8 (1.83%) Network Security
8 8 (1.83%) OSPF
8 8 (1.83%) Wireless
9 7 (1.60%) Internet
10 6 (1.37%) HTTP
10 6 (1.37%) VLAN
11 4 (0.92%) InfiniBand
12 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.69%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.49%) MySQL
4 16 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.20%) Big Data
6 13 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.06%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.60%) Power BI
9 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2017
11 5 (1.14%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.14%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.92%) MS Access
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 82 (18.76%) Git (software)
2 77 (17.62%) Jenkins
3 48 (10.98%) JIRA
4 25 (5.72%) GitLab
5 22 (5.03%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.66%) Selenium
7 13 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.75%) Bitbucket
9 11 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (2.52%) CircleCI
10 9 (2.06%) Hudson
10 9 (2.06%) Maven
11 8 (1.83%) JUnit
12 7 (1.60%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.60%) JMeter
12 7 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.37%) Subversion
13 6 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (11.67%) Finance
2 18 (4.12%) Retail
3 15 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.52%) Law
4 11 (2.52%) Legal
4 11 (2.52%) Marketing
5 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.60%) Electronics
8 5 (1.14%) Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.92%) Police
10 3 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 160 (36.61%) Developer
2 108 (24.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (8.01%) .NET Developer
4 32 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 28 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (6.41%) PHP Developer
5 28 (6.41%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (5.95%) Java Developer
7 24 (5.49%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
9 22 (5.03%) C# Developer
10 21 (4.81%) Architect
10 21 (4.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 20 (4.58%) DevOps Manager
12 16 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (3.66%) SQL Developer
13 15 (3.43%) Analyst
14 14 (3.20%) Lead DevOps
15 13 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (27.69%) .NET
2 63 (14.42%) AngularJS
3 55 (12.59%) CSS
4 54 (12.36%) ASP.NET
5 52 (11.90%) .NET Core
6 42 (9.61%) HTML
7 41 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (8.92%) Node.js
9 36 (8.24%) REST
10 30 (6.86%) Web Services
11 28 (6.41%) LAMP
11 28 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
11 28 (6.41%) React
12 26 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (5.49%) .NET Framework
14 23 (5.26%) RESTful
15 22 (5.03%) jQuery
16 20 (4.58%) Spring
17 17 (3.89%) Entity Framework
17 17 (3.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 19 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.89%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.75%) e-Learning
6 12 (2.75%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.06%) Renewable Energy
9 8 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.83%) User Experience
10 7 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.69%) EPoS
12 3 (0.69%) PKI
13 2 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.71%) Linux
2 55 (12.59%) Windows
3 20 (4.58%) Unix
4 14 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.92%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (23.80%) Scrum
3 81 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (18.54%) Microservices
4 56 (12.81%) TDD
5 55 (12.59%) Software Engineering
6 53 (12.13%) MVC
7 51 (11.67%) Mentoring
8 48 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 48 (10.98%) E-Commerce
9 46 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (10.07%) Test Automation
11 41 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
12 40 (9.15%) SOLID
13 37 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (8.01%) BDD
14 35 (8.01%) Configuration Management
14 35 (8.01%) SDLC
15 28 (6.41%) ITIL
16 27 (6.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 122 (27.92%) C#
2 117 (26.77%) Python
3 101 (23.11%) SQL
4 79 (18.08%) JavaScript
5 73 (16.70%) Java
6 50 (11.44%) Bash Shell
7 47 (10.76%) PowerShell
8 32 (7.32%) PHP
9 18 (4.12%) Go
9 18 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.43%) C++
11 12 (2.75%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.52%) Ruby
13 10 (2.29%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.06%) C
14 9 (2.06%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.60%) Groovy
16 5 (1.14%) Perl
17 3 (0.69%) R
17 3 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (8.70%) Degree
2 10 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.60%) CCSP
6 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.92%) GCIA
8 4 (0.92%) GCIH
8 4 (0.92%) GSEC
8 4 (0.92%) SSCP
9 3 (0.69%) MBCS
10 2 (0.46%) CCNP
10 2 (0.46%) ISEB
10 2 (0.46%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.23%) CCIE
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.32%) QA
2 8 (1.83%) GxP
3 7 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 114 (26.09%) Docker
2 13 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.92%) GPFS
5 4 (0.92%) Lustre
5 4 (0.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (0.92%) XenApp
6 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 97 (22.20%) Kubernetes
2 67 (15.33%) Ansible
3 55 (12.59%) Terraform
4 37 (8.47%) Puppet
5 27 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.97%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.37%) Opsgenie
7 6 (1.37%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.92%) MOM
9 2 (0.46%) Grafana
9 2 (0.46%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.46%) Kibana
9 2 (0.46%) logstash
9 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.23%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) Graylog
10 1 (0.23%) Mesos
10 1 (0.23%) Packer
10 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.41%) Google
3 15 (3.43%) Oracle
4 14 (3.20%) Atlassian
4 14 (3.20%) VMware
5 9 (2.06%) IBM
5 9 (2.06%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.37%) Cisco
6 6 (1.37%) Citrix
6 6 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 6 (1.37%) Okta
6 6 (1.37%) PagerDuty
6 6 (1.37%) SaltStack
6 6 (1.37%) SAP
6 6 (1.37%) Splunk
7 5 (1.14%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.14%) F5
7 5 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.92%) Juniper