Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 16 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +9
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 642 313 482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.92% 12.93% 7.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 14.25% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 300 257 358
10th Percentile £38,225 £32,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £49,688 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,300 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +1.97%

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 5,412 2,197 5,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 92.03% 90.79% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,561 1,630 4,011
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,688 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -1 226 £65,000 +18.18% 60
Hertfordshire -1 221 £60,000 - 63
Essex -1 116 £72,500 +7.41% 19
Bedfordshire -12 48 £60,000 -7.69% 11
Suffolk -7 33 £57,500 -19.30% 7
Norfolk -9 15 £39,500 +21.54% 6
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 357 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (47.35%) Azure
3 271 (42.21%) AWS
4 238 (37.07%) CI/CD
5 220 (34.27%) C#
6 202 (31.46%) Software Engineering
7 186 (28.97%) Python
8 174 (27.10%) Degree
9 172 (26.79%) Java
10 156 (24.30%) JavaScript
11 153 (23.83%) Terraform
11 153 (23.83%) Social Skills
12 151 (23.52%) Kubernetes
12 151 (23.52%) Microsoft
13 144 (22.43%) Risk Management
14 143 (22.27%) Linux
15 142 (22.12%) Docker
16 139 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
17 137 (21.34%) SQL
18 136 (21.18%) .NET
19 135 (21.03%) Git (software)
19 135 (21.03%) Jenkins
20 129 (20.09%) Serverless
21 115 (17.91%) Test Automation
22 112 (17.45%) Computer Science
23 110 (17.13%) Ansible
24 108 (16.82%) Microservices
25 98 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
25 98 (15.26%) Windows
26 90 (14.02%) SDLC

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 26 (4.05%) OpenStack
2 25 (3.89%) Apache Spark
3 23 (3.58%) CMS
4 19 (2.96%) Confluence
5 17 (2.65%) Apache
6 14 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.71%) IIS
8 6 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.93%) nginx
8 6 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.78%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.78%) JBoss
9 5 (0.78%) Kentico
9 5 (0.78%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.62%) WordPress
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.78%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 304 (47.35%) Azure
2 271 (42.21%) AWS
3 129 (20.09%) Serverless
4 73 (11.37%) GitHub
5 63 (9.81%) OpenShift
6 49 (7.63%) GCP
7 42 (6.54%) SaaS
8 39 (6.07%) Amazon EKS
9 35 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 35 (5.45%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (5.14%) Amazon S3
11 28 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (4.05%) Power Platform
13 25 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (3.43%) PaaS
15 21 (3.27%) Microsoft 365
16 19 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
17 18 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
18 17 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 17 (2.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.43%) Firewall
1 22 (3.43%) TCP/IP
1 22 (3.43%) VPN
2 20 (3.12%) DNS
3 18 (2.80%) Modbus
3 18 (2.80%) RS-422
3 18 (2.80%) RS-485
4 17 (2.65%) Kerberos
5 12 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
6 10 (1.56%) WAN
7 9 (1.40%) LAN
8 7 (1.09%) InfiniBand
8 7 (1.09%) Internet
9 5 (0.78%) Network Security
10 4 (0.62%) IPv4
10 4 (0.62%) IPv6
11 3 (0.47%) DHCP
11 3 (0.47%) SAN
12 2 (0.31%) HTTP
12 2 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.10%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (6.85%) MySQL
4 42 (6.54%) Big Data
5 29 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.05%) Data Lake
7 23 (3.58%) Power BI
8 21 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 20 (3.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.65%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (1.40%) Electronic Patient Records
16 9 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
18 7 (1.09%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 135 (21.03%) Git (software)
1 135 (21.03%) Jenkins
2 44 (6.85%) JIRA
3 36 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (5.30%) Visual Studio
5 21 (3.27%) Maven
6 20 (3.12%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.34%) GitLab
8 14 (2.18%) Subversion
9 12 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.56%) Selenium
11 9 (1.40%) Gerrit
12 7 (1.09%) Cypress.io
13 6 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.93%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.78%) gulp
15 3 (0.47%) git-flow
15 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 153 (23.83%) Social Skills
2 69 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (9.50%) Finance
4 31 (4.83%) Public Sector
5 25 (3.89%) Electronics
6 23 (3.58%) Games
7 21 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.80%) Presentation Skills
9 16 (2.49%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (2.34%) Law
11 13 (2.02%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.71%) Retail
13 10 (1.56%) Billing
13 10 (1.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 10 (1.56%) Marketing
14 8 (1.25%) Banking
15 7 (1.09%) Local Government
15 7 (1.09%) Publishing
16 5 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 147 (22.90%) Developer
2 125 (19.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 125 (19.47%) Software Engineer
3 46 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
4 45 (7.01%) Architect
5 41 (6.39%) Principal Engineer
6 35 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 27 (4.21%) .NET Developer
8 26 (4.05%) Security Engineer
8 26 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (3.89%) AWS DevOps
10 23 (3.58%) Automation Engineer
11 21 (3.27%) Data Engineer
12 19 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
12 19 (2.96%) C# Developer
12 19 (2.96%) Lead DevOps
12 19 (2.96%) Principal Software Engineer
12 19 (2.96%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (2.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 18 (2.80%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (21.18%) .NET
2 80 (12.46%) React
3 67 (10.44%) CSS
4 59 (9.19%) HTML
4 59 (9.19%) RESTful
5 56 (8.72%) Node.js
6 45 (7.01%) .NET Framework
7 43 (6.70%) AngularJS
8 42 (6.54%) JSON
9 40 (6.23%) Web Services
10 38 (5.92%) Spring Boot
11 37 (5.76%) REST
12 30 (4.67%) .NET Core
13 29 (4.52%) HTML5
14 27 (4.21%) ASP.NET
15 25 (3.89%) XML
16 22 (3.43%) Spring
17 19 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (2.80%) Laravel
18 18 (2.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.28%) Cloud Native
2 52 (8.10%) Self-Motivation
3 48 (7.48%) Algorithms
3 48 (7.48%) User Experience
4 23 (3.58%) Legacy Code
5 22 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.43%) Social Media
6 21 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.27%) Virtual Team
7 20 (3.12%) Data Structures
7 20 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.49%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.71%) Legacy Applications
10 11 (1.71%) Life Science
11 10 (1.56%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.56%) SystemC
12 9 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 143 (22.27%) Linux
2 98 (15.26%) Windows
3 23 (3.58%) Unix
4 16 (2.49%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.56%) CentOS
6 7 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.93%) Android
7 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.62%) Fedora
10 3 (0.47%) VMS
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (37.07%) CI/CD
3 202 (31.46%) Software Engineering
4 144 (22.43%) Risk Management
5 139 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
6 115 (17.91%) Test Automation
7 112 (17.45%) Computer Science
8 108 (16.82%) Microservices
9 98 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (14.02%) SDLC
11 89 (13.86%) Scrum
12 76 (11.84%) Machine Learning
13 71 (11.06%) Infrastructure as Code
14 69 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 69 (10.75%) Mentoring
15 68 (10.59%) Mathematics
16 67 (10.44%) Analytics
17 61 (9.50%) Functional Testing
18 58 (9.03%) Artificial Intelligence
19 56 (8.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 220 (34.27%) C#
2 186 (28.97%) Python
3 172 (26.79%) Java
4 156 (24.30%) JavaScript
5 137 (21.34%) SQL
6 82 (12.77%) C++
7 80 (12.46%) PowerShell
8 61 (9.50%) C
9 45 (7.01%) Bash
10 27 (4.21%) Perl
11 26 (4.05%) PHP
12 24 (3.74%) Java 8
12 24 (3.74%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.96%) Ruby
14 17 (2.65%) Groovy
15 16 (2.49%) Go
16 14 (2.18%) TypeScript
17 13 (2.02%) Scala
18 10 (1.56%) JSX
18 10 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 174 (27.10%) Degree
2 35 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 28 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (3.43%) ISEB
6 21 (3.27%) DBS Check
7 20 (3.12%) CISSP
7 20 (3.12%) ISTQB
7 20 (3.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (1.56%) MCSA
11 10 (1.56%) PhD
12 7 (1.09%) HND
13 6 (0.93%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.78%) CCSP
14 5 (0.78%) GCFE
14 5 (0.78%) GCIA
14 5 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (13.55%) QA
2 21 (3.27%) GxP
3 19 (2.96%) Accessibility
4 14 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.47%) GDPR
5 3 (0.47%) GRC
5 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.47%) NIST
5 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 142 (22.12%) Docker
2 25 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 5 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 153 (23.83%) Terraform
2 151 (23.52%) Kubernetes
3 110 (17.13%) Ansible
4 42 (6.54%) Puppet
5 25 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.71%) Consul
6 11 (1.71%) Packer
7 7 (1.09%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.78%) Icinga
8 5 (0.78%) Kubeflow
8 5 (0.78%) Mesos
9 4 (0.62%) Grafana
9 4 (0.62%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.47%) SCCM
10 3 (0.47%) SCOM
10 3 (0.47%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.31%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.31%) Nagios
11 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 151 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.70%) Google
3 41 (6.39%) Oracle
4 23 (3.58%) Databricks
5 22 (3.43%) Facebook
6 20 (3.12%) NEC
6 20 (3.12%) Northgate
7 16 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.49%) VMware
8 13 (2.02%) IBM
8 13 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.56%) Splunk
10 7 (1.09%) Dataiku
10 7 (1.09%) SAP
11 6 (0.93%) McKesson
11 6 (0.93%) Palantir
11 6 (0.93%) Pega
11 6 (0.93%) WSO2
12 5 (0.78%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.78%) ServiceNow