Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 65 95
Rank change year-on-year +30 +30 +56
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 663 487 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.75% 4.05% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 4.45% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 510 387 374
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 8,882 10,937 11,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.41% 90.89% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6,598 8,864 9,697
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,800
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +19 292 £62,500 - 26
Cambridgeshire +43 166 £55,000 +10.00% 51
Bedfordshire +48 84 £58,000 +22.11% 12
Suffolk +50 62 £50,000 -13.04% 8
Essex +25 53 £42,500 -20.93% 12
Norfolk -9 6 £42,500 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 366 (55.20%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
3 241 (36.35%) Linux
4 213 (32.13%) Python
5 200 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 200 (30.17%) Docker
6 166 (25.04%) Java
7 135 (20.36%) .NET
8 132 (19.91%) Ansible
9 130 (19.61%) Degree
10 124 (18.70%) C#
11 113 (17.04%) Kubernetes
12 112 (16.89%) Web Services
13 110 (16.59%) JIRA
14 106 (15.99%) TDD
15 102 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 100 (15.08%) Software Engineering
16 100 (15.08%) JavaScript
17 97 (14.63%) Microservices
18 95 (14.33%) Puppet
19 93 (14.03%) Microsoft
20 92 (13.88%) SQL
21 84 (12.67%) PowerShell
22 82 (12.37%) Computer Science
23 80 (12.07%) Scrum
24 79 (11.92%) Git (software)
25 78 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
26 74 (11.16%) Bash Shell
26 74 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
27 69 (10.41%) Jenkins

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 58 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (6.49%) Confluence
3 42 (6.33%) OpenStack
4 23 (3.47%) Apache
5 18 (2.71%) Apache Spark
5 18 (2.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (2.41%) IIS
6 16 (2.41%) Traefik
7 15 (2.26%) JBoss
8 12 (1.81%) WildFly
9 11 (1.66%) GlassFish
9 11 (1.66%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.66%) WordPress
10 9 (1.36%) CMS
10 9 (1.36%) nginx
10 9 (1.36%) NServiceBus
10 9 (1.36%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.75%) HipChat
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (3.47%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.30%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 247 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (30.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (7.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (5.13%) SaaS
5 32 (4.83%) GitHub
6 27 (4.07%) OpenShift
7 13 (1.96%) Serverless
8 12 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.36%) PaaS
10 7 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.06%) IaaS
11 6 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.90%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.90%) Office 365
12 5 (0.75%) Akamai
12 5 (0.75%) Stackdriver
13 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.35%) TCP/IP
2 55 (8.30%) Firewall
3 41 (6.18%) DNS
4 39 (5.88%) HTTP
5 29 (4.37%) DHCP
6 27 (4.07%) SNMP
7 23 (3.47%) ICMP
8 21 (3.17%) Internet
9 16 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (2.11%) VPN
11 11 (1.66%) Network Security
12 10 (1.51%) Wireless
13 8 (1.21%) VoIP
14 7 (1.06%) BGP
14 7 (1.06%) OSPF
14 7 (1.06%) VLAN
15 6 (0.90%) 802.11
16 5 (0.75%) Broadband
16 5 (0.75%) WAN
17 4 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 43 (6.49%) Big Data
4 36 (5.43%) Redis
5 30 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.87%) MySQL
7 19 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.75%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.45%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.30%) HBase
15 2 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 110 (16.59%) JIRA
2 79 (11.92%) Git (software)
3 69 (10.41%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (4.07%) Maven
6 23 (3.47%) TeamCity
6 23 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 22 (3.32%) NUnit
7 22 (3.32%) Subversion
8 15 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (2.26%) Gradle
8 15 (2.26%) Selenium
9 13 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.81%) Metasploit
11 11 (1.66%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.66%) LabVIEW
11 11 (1.66%) Log4Net
11 11 (1.66%) Moq
11 11 (1.66%) Redmine
11 11 (1.66%) SoapUI
General
1 66 (9.95%) Retail
2 49 (7.39%) Finance
3 24 (3.62%) Games
4 9 (1.36%) Law
5 8 (1.21%) Automotive
6 3 (0.45%) Back Office
6 3 (0.45%) Banking
6 3 (0.45%) Legal
7 2 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.15%) Military
8 1 (0.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 195 (29.41%) Developer
2 184 (27.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (9.05%) .NET Developer
4 55 (8.30%) Java Developer
5 52 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.54%) Software Developer
7 46 (6.94%) AWS DevOps
8 45 (6.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 43 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
10 40 (6.03%) Security Engineer
11 39 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 38 (5.73%) Software Engineer
13 37 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
14 36 (5.43%) C# Developer
14 36 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
15 30 (4.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 29 (4.37%) Release Manager
17 27 (4.07%) Architect
17 27 (4.07%) DevOps Manager
17 27 (4.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (20.36%) .NET
2 112 (16.89%) Web Services
3 102 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 60 (9.05%) HTML
5 52 (7.84%) .NET Core
6 51 (7.69%) REST
7 49 (7.39%) Spring
8 44 (6.64%) Kafka
9 43 (6.49%) RESTful
10 42 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
11 41 (6.18%) React
12 38 (5.73%) Node.js
13 37 (5.58%) JSON
14 36 (5.43%) CSS
15 32 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (4.37%) Spring Boot
17 28 (4.22%) .NET Framework
18 25 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
19 22 (3.32%) HTML5
19 22 (3.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 39 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 34 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 34 (5.13%) Public Cloud
5 29 (4.37%) Security Operations Centre
6 25 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 25 (3.77%) Private Cloud
7 24 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.71%) Cloud Native
10 17 (2.56%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.66%) Fintech
14 7 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.06%) Life Science
15 6 (0.90%) Robotics
15 6 (0.90%) User Experience
16 5 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 241 (36.35%) Linux
2 67 (10.11%) Unix
3 44 (6.64%) Windows
4 24 (3.62%) Mac OS X
5 18 (2.71%) Ubuntu
5 18 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.56%) Kali Linux
7 14 (2.11%) CentOS
8 13 (1.96%) Debian
9 11 (1.66%) AIX
9 11 (1.66%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.06%) Android
10 7 (1.06%) VMS
11 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.45%) Fedora
13 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (55.20%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.99%) TDD
3 100 (15.08%) Software Engineering
4 97 (14.63%) Microservices
5 82 (12.37%) Computer Science
6 80 (12.07%) Scrum
7 78 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
9 67 (10.11%) ITIL
10 61 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 60 (9.05%) Web Development
12 58 (8.75%) E-Commerce
12 58 (8.75%) Mathematics
12 58 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 55 (8.30%) Configuration Management
14 54 (8.14%) Mentoring
15 49 (7.39%) Analytics
16 46 (6.94%) SIEM
16 46 (6.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 44 (6.64%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 213 (32.13%) Python
2 166 (25.04%) Java
3 124 (18.70%) C#
4 100 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 92 (13.88%) SQL
6 84 (12.67%) PowerShell
7 74 (11.16%) Bash Shell
8 43 (6.49%) PHP
9 31 (4.68%) Ruby
10 27 (4.07%) Perl
10 27 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.32%) Go
11 22 (3.32%) Java 8
12 20 (3.02%) Scala
13 19 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.66%) C++
16 9 (1.36%) C
17 5 (0.75%) VB
18 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 130 (19.61%) Degree
2 61 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (5.28%) SSCP
4 25 (3.77%) CISSP
4 25 (3.77%) GCIA
4 25 (3.77%) GCIH
5 23 (3.47%) GSEC
6 20 (3.02%) CEH
7 18 (2.71%) CISM
8 17 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (2.11%) SANS
10 13 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.81%) CISA
11 12 (1.81%) CSSLP
11 12 (1.81%) GIAC
12 10 (1.51%) ISTQB
13 8 (1.21%) CCNA
13 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (1.21%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 200 (30.17%) Docker
2 51 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (2.56%) Ceph
5 8 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.75%) vSphere
7 3 (0.45%) iptables
7 3 (0.45%) Samba
8 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.30%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) HDFS
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 132 (19.91%) Ansible
2 113 (17.04%) Kubernetes
3 95 (14.33%) Puppet
4 54 (8.14%) Terraform
5 53 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (4.07%) Consul
7 25 (3.77%) Graphite
8 24 (3.62%) Kibana
9 23 (3.47%) Grafana
10 21 (3.17%) Prometheus
11 18 (2.71%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (2.11%) Nagios
12 14 (2.11%) Packer
13 12 (1.81%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.81%) Nessus
13 12 (1.81%) Nmap
14 11 (1.66%) logstash
15 5 (0.75%) HP ALM
15 5 (0.75%) Mesos
15 5 (0.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 93 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.30%) VMware
3 50 (7.54%) Google
4 36 (5.43%) Oracle
4 36 (5.43%) Splunk
5 24 (3.62%) WorldPay
6 21 (3.17%) New Relic
7 19 (2.87%) NetApp
8 17 (2.56%) IBM
9 16 (2.41%) Citrix
9 16 (2.41%) Qualys
10 14 (2.11%) AppDynamics
11 13 (1.96%) Cisco
11 13 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.81%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.81%) Netsparker
13 11 (1.66%) HP
14 9 (1.36%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.21%) Juniper
16 7 (1.06%) SolarWinds