Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 26 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +19
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 320 470 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 12.92% 7.76% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.35% 8.49% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 349 377 506
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £38,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%

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 2,230 5,536 8,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.06% 91.40% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,623 3,938 6,435
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,975 £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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +15 103 £55,000 - 66
Essex +49 92 £67,500 +14.89% 15
Hertfordshire +12 57 £72,500 +31.82% 31
Bedfordshire +15 48 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Suffolk +6 17 £72,500 +26.09% 3
Norfolk +27 9 £32,500 -15.58% 6
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 172 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (41.88%) Azure
3 129 (40.31%) AWS
4 97 (30.31%) Java
5 95 (29.69%) Git (software)
6 92 (28.75%) Python
6 92 (28.75%) Terraform
7 87 (27.19%) Linux
8 82 (25.63%) Jenkins
9 79 (24.69%) JavaScript
10 78 (24.38%) Microservices
11 74 (23.13%) C#
12 69 (21.56%) Ansible
13 67 (20.94%) SQL
13 67 (20.94%) Scrum
14 66 (20.63%) REST
15 62 (19.38%) TDD
16 58 (18.13%) Docker
17 55 (17.19%) BDD
17 55 (17.19%) .NET
18 54 (16.88%) Microsoft
18 54 (16.88%) Kubernetes
19 53 (16.56%) HTML
20 47 (14.69%) Kanban
21 44 (13.75%) Security Cleared
22 42 (13.13%) Web Services
22 42 (13.13%) SC Cleared
22 42 (13.13%) AngularJS
23 41 (12.81%) Test Automation
23 41 (12.81%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (5.63%) OpenStack
2 13 (4.06%) Confluence
3 8 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.50%) Luigi
4 6 (1.88%) Camunda
4 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.56%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 134 (41.88%) Azure
2 129 (40.31%) AWS
3 40 (12.50%) Serverless
4 25 (7.81%) Amazon ECS
4 25 (7.81%) Amazon EKS
5 18 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (5.31%) SaaS
7 15 (4.69%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (4.06%) Amazon S3
9 12 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (3.75%) GCP
10 11 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (3.13%) OpenShift
12 9 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (2.81%) IaaS
13 8 (2.50%) Logic Apps
14 7 (2.19%) Power Platform
15 5 (1.56%) Azure Functions
15 5 (1.56%) Office 365
16 4 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.00%) IPv4
1 16 (5.00%) IPv6
1 16 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.19%) Firewall
3 4 (1.25%) VoIP
4 3 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (0.94%) MQTT
4 3 (0.94%) RTP
4 3 (0.94%) STUN
4 3 (0.94%) VPN
5 2 (0.63%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) AMQP
6 1 (0.31%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) Modbus
6 1 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.31%) RS-422
6 1 (0.31%) RS-485
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.81%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (8.13%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.44%) MySQL
7 10 (3.13%) GIS
7 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.81%) Big Data
8 9 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.50%) Azkaban
10 6 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.88%) DB2
10 6 (1.88%) Power BI
11 5 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 82 (25.63%) Jenkins
3 34 (10.63%) JIRA
4 19 (5.94%) TeamCity
5 16 (5.00%) Selenium
6 13 (4.06%) GitLab
6 13 (4.06%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.75%) Maven
7 12 (3.75%) NUnit
8 11 (3.44%) Bitbucket
9 10 (3.13%) GoCD
10 9 (2.81%) Subversion
11 8 (2.50%) TestNG
11 8 (2.50%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.88%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.94%) JUnit
13 3 (0.94%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.94%) Mockito
13 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (11.56%) Public Sector
2 13 (4.06%) Publishing
3 11 (3.44%) Finance
4 8 (2.50%) Retail
5 7 (2.19%) Law
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 3 (0.94%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
8 2 (0.63%) Local Government
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Police
Job Titles
1 122 (38.13%) Developer
2 85 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (13.44%) Java Developer
4 36 (11.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 33 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.13%) Azure Engineer
7 25 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (7.19%) Senior DevOps
8 23 (7.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 22 (6.88%) Architect
10 21 (6.56%) Network Engineer
11 19 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) Azure DevOps
12 17 (5.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) C# Developer
13 16 (5.00%) .NET Developer
13 16 (5.00%) Network Systems Engineer
14 15 (4.69%) Software Developer
15 14 (4.38%) Python Developer
15 14 (4.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (20.63%) REST
2 55 (17.19%) .NET
3 53 (16.56%) HTML
4 42 (13.13%) AngularJS
4 42 (13.13%) Web Services
5 41 (12.81%) Node.js
6 40 (12.50%) CSS
6 40 (12.50%) Spring
7 36 (11.25%) React
8 28 (8.75%) JSON
8 28 (8.75%) RESTful
9 25 (7.81%) SOAP
9 25 (7.81%) Spring Boot
10 22 (6.88%) .NET Core
11 17 (5.31%) Django
11 17 (5.31%) HTML5
12 16 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (4.69%) CSS3
13 15 (4.69%) Java SE
14 14 (4.38%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.25%) Cloud Native
2 8 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.19%) User Experience
4 6 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.63%) NHS
7 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (27.19%) Linux
2 38 (11.88%) Windows
3 17 (5.31%) Unix
4 12 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.56%) CentOS
7 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.94%) Android
8 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.38%) Microservices
3 67 (20.94%) Scrum
4 62 (19.38%) TDD
5 55 (17.19%) BDD
6 47 (14.69%) Kanban
7 41 (12.81%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (12.81%) Test Automation
8 35 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 35 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (9.69%) Configuration Management
10 30 (9.38%) Analytics
11 28 (8.75%) Computer Science
11 28 (8.75%) Mentoring
11 28 (8.75%) Software Delivery
12 25 (7.81%) Machine Learning
12 25 (7.81%) Technical Leadership
13 24 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
14 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure as Code
14 23 (7.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.31%) Java
2 92 (28.75%) Python
3 79 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 74 (23.13%) C#
5 67 (20.94%) SQL
6 31 (9.69%) PowerShell
7 28 (8.75%) Bash Shell
8 26 (8.13%) Java 8
9 15 (4.69%) C++
10 14 (4.38%) PHP
11 12 (3.75%) Perl
12 8 (2.50%) Ruby
12 8 (2.50%) Scala
12 8 (2.50%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.19%) Go
13 7 (2.19%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.88%) C
14 6 (1.88%) R
15 4 (1.25%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.88%) Degree
4 13 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.25%) ISEB
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.94%) MCSA
6 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MBCS
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.75%) QA
2 11 (3.44%) HIPAA
3 10 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.81%) SLA
5 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (18.13%) Docker
2 15 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.25%) Xen
6 3 (0.94%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.63%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 92 (28.75%) Terraform
2 69 (21.56%) Ansible
3 54 (16.88%) Kubernetes
4 38 (11.88%) Puppet
5 27 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.13%) Rancher
6 10 (3.13%) Rundeck
6 10 (3.13%) Salt
7 5 (1.56%) Istio
7 5 (1.56%) Nagios
7 5 (1.56%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.94%) Consul
9 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 54 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.06%) VMware
2 13 (4.06%) WSO2
3 12 (3.75%) Splunk
4 10 (3.13%) Pega
5 7 (2.19%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.19%) Cisco
5 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.88%) Arista
6 6 (1.88%) IBM
6 6 (1.88%) JD Edwards
6 6 (1.88%) Oracle
7 5 (1.56%) Dynatrace
8 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.94%) New Relic
10 2 (0.63%) Google
11 1 (0.31%) Apple
11 1 (0.31%) BMC
11 1 (0.31%) Northgate
11 1 (0.31%) Remedy