Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 36 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 476 610 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.81% 6.48% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 7.17% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 353 475 425
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £84,500 £75,000 £79,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +2.40% +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 5,555 8,508 10,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.20% 90.36% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,842 6,344 8,858
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,775 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +8 157 £55,000 -12.00% 37
Cambridgeshire +17 140 £55,000 - 94
Bedfordshire +2 79 £67,500 +16.38% 4
Suffolk +6 63 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Essex -14 30 £58,750 +23.68% 12
Norfolk -6 7 £38,000 -5.00% 8
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 238 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (39.50%) AWS
3 187 (39.29%) Azure
4 148 (31.09%) Docker
5 140 (29.41%) Linux
6 130 (27.31%) Python
6 130 (27.31%) Kubernetes
7 125 (26.26%) .NET
8 123 (25.84%) C#
9 119 (25.00%) SQL
10 112 (23.53%) Microservices
11 111 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (21.43%) Scrum
13 100 (21.01%) Jenkins
14 92 (19.33%) Git (software)
15 86 (18.07%) Ansible
16 85 (17.86%) Java
17 84 (17.65%) Microsoft
18 83 (17.44%) JavaScript
18 83 (17.44%) SQL Server
19 73 (15.34%) Software Engineering
20 72 (15.13%) Windows
20 72 (15.13%) E-Commerce
21 69 (14.50%) Mentoring
22 68 (14.29%) GCP
23 67 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
23 67 (14.08%) AngularJS
24 62 (13.03%) Test Automation
25 61 (12.82%) TDD
26 58 (12.18%) Puppet

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 (5.67%) OpenStack
2 18 (3.78%) Apache
2 18 (3.78%) IIS
3 16 (3.36%) nginx
4 12 (2.52%) Confluence
5 9 (1.89%) JBoss
5 9 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (0.84%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 188 (39.50%) AWS
2 187 (39.29%) Azure
3 68 (14.29%) GCP
4 37 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (5.46%) Amazon ECS
5 26 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (4.41%) IBM Cloud
6 21 (4.41%) SaaS
7 20 (4.20%) Serverless
8 15 (3.15%) Office 365
9 13 (2.73%) GitHub
10 8 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.26%) Cloudflare
11 6 (1.26%) G Suite
11 6 (1.26%) Stackdriver
12 5 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.05%) IaaS
12 5 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.24%) DNS
2 38 (7.98%) Firewall
3 27 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.78%) SSL
5 16 (3.36%) VPN
5 16 (3.36%) WAN
6 12 (2.52%) LAN
6 12 (2.52%) Wireless
7 10 (2.10%) Internet
7 10 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.68%) DHCP
9 6 (1.26%) VLAN
10 5 (1.05%) BGP
10 5 (1.05%) HTTP
10 5 (1.05%) OSPF
11 2 (0.42%) Broadband
11 2 (0.42%) ICMP
11 2 (0.42%) SNMP
11 2 (0.42%) VRRP
12 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.87%) NoSQL
3 29 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (5.25%) Big Data
5 22 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.20%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.57%) MySQL
8 13 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.68%) Geospatial Data
11 8 (1.68%) GIS
11 8 (1.68%) JasperReports
11 8 (1.68%) Text Mining
12 6 (1.26%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.26%) OLTP
12 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2017
13 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 100 (21.01%) Jenkins
2 92 (19.33%) Git (software)
3 56 (11.76%) JIRA
4 28 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 26 (5.46%) GitLab
6 23 (4.83%) Selenium
7 21 (4.41%) Artifactory
8 19 (3.99%) JUnit
9 18 (3.78%) Maven
10 15 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (2.73%) Hudson
13 12 (2.52%) Visual Studio
14 11 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.31%) CircleCI
15 10 (2.10%) Cucumber
15 10 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (1.89%) Bitbucket
17 8 (1.68%) Gradle
General
1 40 (8.40%) Finance
2 30 (6.30%) Retail
3 12 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.89%) Electronics
5 8 (1.68%) Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Legal
7 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.84%) Law
8 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Automotive
9 3 (0.63%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Police
10 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (30.67%) Developer
2 128 (26.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (9.87%) Software Engineer
4 28 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 26 (5.46%) Java Developer
5 26 (5.46%) Senior Developer
6 23 (4.83%) Architect
6 23 (4.83%) AWS DevOps
7 22 (4.62%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (4.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.20%) PHP Developer
9 20 (4.20%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.78%) .NET Software Engineer
10 18 (3.78%) C# Software Engineer
10 18 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
12 16 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.15%) Platform Engineer
14 14 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (26.26%) .NET
2 67 (14.08%) AngularJS
3 54 (11.34%) .NET Core
4 50 (10.50%) CSS
5 48 (10.08%) Web Services
6 43 (9.03%) ASP.NET
7 41 (8.61%) REST
8 38 (7.98%) React
8 38 (7.98%) RESTful
9 37 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (7.56%) Node.js
11 34 (7.14%) Spring
12 33 (6.93%) Kafka
13 31 (6.51%) HTML
14 27 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (5.67%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (5.25%) LAMP
16 23 (4.83%) JSON
17 21 (4.41%) Spring Boot
18 20 (4.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.94%) Renewable Energy
6 13 (2.73%) User Experience
7 12 (2.52%) e-Learning
7 12 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.31%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.89%) Replication
10 8 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.63%) PKI
13 3 (0.63%) Wiki
14 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (29.41%) Linux
2 72 (15.13%) Windows
3 18 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.73%) Mac OS
5 12 (2.52%) Unix
6 9 (1.89%) CentOS
7 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.63%) Android
8 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.63%) Debian
8 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (23.53%) Microservices
3 111 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
4 102 (21.43%) Scrum
5 73 (15.34%) Software Engineering
6 72 (15.13%) E-Commerce
7 69 (14.50%) Mentoring
8 67 (14.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 62 (13.03%) Test Automation
10 61 (12.82%) TDD
11 52 (10.92%) MVC
12 48 (10.08%) SDLC
13 47 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (7.98%) Configuration Management
14 38 (7.98%) Infrastructure as Code
14 38 (7.98%) ITIL
14 38 (7.98%) OO
15 34 (7.14%) BDD
16 33 (6.93%) Coaching
16 33 (6.93%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 130 (27.31%) Python
2 123 (25.84%) C#
3 119 (25.00%) SQL
4 85 (17.86%) Java
5 83 (17.44%) JavaScript
6 49 (10.29%) Bash Shell
7 46 (9.66%) PowerShell
8 32 (6.72%) PHP
9 19 (3.99%) Perl
10 18 (3.78%) Go
11 15 (3.15%) Ruby
12 13 (2.73%) C
12 13 (2.73%) C++
13 12 (2.52%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.10%) Groovy
15 10 (2.10%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.89%) ES6
17 8 (1.68%) Java 8
18 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (4.83%) Degree
2 10 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.84%) GCIA
4 4 (0.84%) GCIH
4 4 (0.84%) GSEC
4 4 (0.84%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.84%) SSCP
5 3 (0.63%) JNCIE
5 3 (0.63%) JNCIP
6 2 (0.42%) CCIE
6 2 (0.42%) CCNA
6 2 (0.42%) CCNP
6 2 (0.42%) CWNE
6 2 (0.42%) MCSE
6 2 (0.42%) RHCE
6 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.19%) QA
2 10 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.47%) GDPR
4 7 (1.47%) HIPAA
5 6 (1.26%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) GxP
7 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 148 (31.09%) Docker
2 20 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) LXC
6 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 2 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 130 (27.31%) Kubernetes
2 86 (18.07%) Ansible
3 58 (12.18%) Puppet
4 42 (8.82%) Terraform
5 39 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (1.68%) Kibana
7 8 (1.68%) logstash
8 6 (1.26%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.26%) Opsgenie
9 5 (1.05%) Foglight
9 5 (1.05%) LiteSpeed
9 5 (1.05%) Matomo
10 3 (0.63%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.42%) MOM
11 2 (0.42%) Nagios
12 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 84 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.13%) Google
3 21 (4.41%) IBM
4 19 (3.99%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.94%) VMware
6 12 (2.52%) hybris
7 11 (2.31%) Oracle
7 11 (2.31%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.10%) Percona
9 8 (1.68%) Adobe
9 8 (1.68%) Splunk
10 7 (1.47%) ATG
11 6 (1.26%) New Relic
11 6 (1.26%) Okta
11 6 (1.26%) PagerDuty
11 6 (1.26%) SaltStack
11 6 (1.26%) SAP
11 6 (1.26%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.05%) Hotjar
12 5 (1.05%) Juniper