Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 74 101
Rank change year-on-year +41 +27 +57
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 711 469 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.77% 4.05% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 4.50% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 537 392 341
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +15.56%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £34,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,406 10,417 11,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.53% 89.93% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,032 8,508 9,818
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,825
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +27 288 £62,500 +4.17% 38
Cambridgeshire +49 178 £55,000 +10.00% 47
Bedfordshire +48 111 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Suffolk +56 74 £55,000 +34.15% 4
Essex 0 40 £42,500 -22.73% 23
Norfolk +2 21 £47,500 +31.03% 6
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 391 (54.99%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (39.80%) Amazon AWS
3 244 (34.32%) Linux
4 236 (33.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 228 (32.07%) Python
6 205 (28.83%) Docker
7 188 (26.44%) .NET
8 166 (23.35%) Java
9 161 (22.64%) C#
10 136 (19.13%) Ansible
11 133 (18.71%) JIRA
12 130 (18.28%) Degree
13 127 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 127 (17.86%) SQL
14 122 (17.16%) TDD
15 115 (16.17%) Web Services
15 115 (16.17%) AngularJS
16 113 (15.89%) Microservices
17 112 (15.75%) PowerShell
18 110 (15.47%) Puppet
19 104 (14.63%) Software Engineering
20 103 (14.49%) Kubernetes
21 93 (13.08%) Microsoft
22 87 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
23 86 (12.10%) Computer Science
24 84 (11.81%) Unix
25 81 (11.39%) ITIL
26 80 (11.25%) Git (software)
27 78 (10.97%) Scrum
28 77 (10.83%) Bash Shell

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 (8.16%) Confluence
2 51 (7.17%) OpenStack
3 50 (7.03%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (4.78%) Apache Spark
5 24 (3.38%) Apache
6 21 (2.95%) IIS
7 16 (2.25%) Traefik
8 15 (2.11%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.97%) JBoss
10 13 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.83%) GlassFish
11 11 (1.55%) WordPress
12 10 (1.41%) CMS
13 9 (1.27%) nginx
13 9 (1.27%) NServiceBus
14 8 (1.13%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.13%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (0.70%) HipChat
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.84%) Documaker
3 5 (0.70%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 283 (39.80%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (33.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (7.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 56 (7.88%) SaaS
4 37 (5.20%) GitHub
5 25 (3.52%) Serverless
6 21 (2.95%) IaaS
7 19 (2.67%) OpenShift
8 14 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.97%) PaaS
9 10 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.41%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.13%) Office 365
11 7 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.70%) Akamai
13 5 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.70%) Stackdriver
14 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.42%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.85%) TCP/IP
2 55 (7.74%) Firewall
3 50 (7.03%) DNS
4 46 (6.47%) HTTP
5 32 (4.50%) DHCP
6 28 (3.94%) SNMP
7 24 (3.38%) ICMP
8 19 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (2.53%) Internet
10 17 (2.39%) VPN
11 13 (1.83%) Network Security
11 13 (1.83%) Wireless
12 11 (1.55%) SSL
13 9 (1.27%) SSH
14 8 (1.13%) BGP
14 8 (1.13%) OSPF
14 8 (1.13%) VLAN
14 8 (1.13%) VoIP
15 7 (0.98%) 802.11
15 7 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 63 (8.86%) Big Data
4 25 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.52%) Redis
5 24 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.09%) MySQL
7 19 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.84%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.70%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.56%) HBase
14 4 (0.56%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 133 (18.71%) JIRA
2 80 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 76 (10.69%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.78%) Visual Studio
5 23 (3.23%) NUnit
6 22 (3.09%) Selenium
6 22 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (2.95%) Maven
7 21 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (2.95%) Subversion
8 19 (2.67%) Jasmine
8 19 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (2.39%) Log4Net
10 16 (2.25%) LabVIEW
10 16 (2.25%) Redmine
10 16 (2.25%) SoapUI
11 14 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.97%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (8.58%) Finance
2 59 (8.30%) Retail
3 38 (5.34%) Games
4 11 (1.55%) Banking
5 8 (1.13%) Marketing
6 7 (0.98%) Law
7 5 (0.70%) Legal
8 4 (0.56%) Automotive
8 4 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.42%) Military
9 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 205 (28.83%) Developer
2 167 (23.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 73 (10.27%) .NET Developer
5 57 (8.02%) Software Developer
6 55 (7.74%) AWS DevOps
7 48 (6.75%) Java Developer
7 48 (6.75%) Linux Engineer
8 45 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 42 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 41 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
11 40 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 35 (4.92%) Release Manager
13 34 (4.78%) Architect
14 33 (4.64%) Security Engineer
15 32 (4.50%) C# Developer
15 32 (4.50%) DevOps Manager
16 31 (4.36%) AWS Engineer
17 30 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 30 (4.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (26.44%) .NET
2 115 (16.17%) AngularJS
2 115 (16.17%) Web Services
3 62 (8.72%) .NET Core
4 56 (7.88%) HTML
4 56 (7.88%) REST
5 48 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 44 (6.19%) Node.js
7 42 (5.91%) JSON
7 42 (5.91%) Kafka
8 41 (5.77%) RESTful
9 40 (5.63%) Spring
10 39 (5.49%) .NET Framework
11 36 (5.06%) ASP.NET
12 30 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (4.08%) CSS
13 29 (4.08%) React
14 28 (3.94%) HTML5
15 27 (3.80%) OAuth
15 27 (3.80%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.10%) Computer Science
2 63 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 45 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 39 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 36 (5.06%) Private Cloud
6 35 (4.92%) Management Information System
7 34 (4.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 30 (4.22%) Security Operations Centre
9 29 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (2.81%) Cloud Native
11 20 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (1.69%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.27%) User Experience
16 8 (1.13%) Life Science
17 7 (0.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 7 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 7 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 244 (34.32%) Linux
2 84 (11.81%) Unix
3 52 (7.31%) Windows
4 29 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.67%) Kali Linux
5 19 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.11%) CentOS
6 15 (2.11%) Debian
7 14 (1.97%) Android
8 13 (1.83%) AIX
8 13 (1.83%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.55%) CoreOS
10 9 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.98%) Solaris
11 7 (0.98%) VMS
12 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.28%) Fedora
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (54.99%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (17.16%) TDD
3 113 (15.89%) Microservices
4 104 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 87 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (11.39%) ITIL
7 78 (10.97%) Scrum
8 71 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 69 (9.70%) Mentoring
11 63 (8.86%) Mathematics
12 60 (8.44%) E-Commerce
13 59 (8.30%) Analytics
13 59 (8.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 58 (8.16%) Release Management
14 58 (8.16%) Test Automation
15 57 (8.02%) Configuration Management
16 51 (7.17%) Artificial Intelligence
16 51 (7.17%) OO
16 51 (7.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 228 (32.07%) Python
2 166 (23.35%) Java
3 161 (22.64%) C#
4 127 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 127 (17.86%) SQL
5 112 (15.75%) PowerShell
6 77 (10.83%) Bash Shell
7 46 (6.47%) PHP
8 45 (6.33%) Ruby
9 33 (4.64%) TypeScript
10 29 (4.08%) Perl
11 26 (3.66%) Go
12 24 (3.38%) T-SQL
13 22 (3.09%) Scala
14 15 (2.11%) Java 8
15 14 (1.97%) C++
16 12 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.55%) C
18 6 (0.84%) VB
19 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (18.28%) Degree
2 60 (8.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.22%) SSCP
4 21 (2.95%) CEH
4 21 (2.95%) CISSP
5 19 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 18 (2.53%) CISM
6 18 (2.53%) GCIA
6 18 (2.53%) GCIH
6 18 (2.53%) GSEC
7 15 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.69%) CISA
8 12 (1.69%) CSSLP
8 12 (1.69%) GIAC
8 12 (1.69%) SANS
9 11 (1.55%) CCNA
10 9 (1.27%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.13%) PhD
11 8 (1.13%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.98%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.03%) QA
2 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.56%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 205 (28.83%) Docker
2 62 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.95%) Ceph
5 17 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.13%) VirtualBox
7 8 (1.13%) vSphere
8 7 (0.98%) Samba
9 4 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.42%) HDFS
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.28%) KVM
11 2 (0.28%) Xen
12 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 136 (19.13%) Ansible
2 110 (15.47%) Puppet
3 103 (14.49%) Kubernetes
4 67 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (6.61%) Terraform
6 25 (3.52%) Kibana
7 22 (3.09%) Consul
7 22 (3.09%) Grafana
8 21 (2.95%) Graphite
9 14 (1.97%) Packer
9 14 (1.97%) Prometheus
10 13 (1.83%) HAProxy
10 13 (1.83%) Nagios
11 12 (1.69%) Nessus
11 12 (1.69%) Nmap
11 12 (1.69%) Rancher
12 11 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.41%) vRealize
14 7 (0.98%) QRadar
15 6 (0.84%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 93 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 69 (9.70%) Google
3 65 (9.14%) VMware
4 38 (5.34%) Splunk
5 37 (5.20%) Oracle
6 34 (4.78%) New Relic
7 32 (4.50%) WorldPay
8 22 (3.09%) Citrix
9 21 (2.95%) NetApp
10 20 (2.81%) AppDynamics
11 19 (2.67%) Cisco
12 18 (2.53%) IBM
13 16 (2.25%) Atlassian
14 15 (2.11%) HP
15 14 (1.97%) Qualys
15 14 (1.97%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.69%) Dynatrace
16 12 (1.69%) Netsparker
17 9 (1.27%) BMC
18 8 (1.13%) ServiceNow