Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 52 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31 +64
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 577 636 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.30% 5.15% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 5.66% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 460 478 369
East of England median annual salary £57,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £64,733 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 8,181 11,228 11,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.31% 90.97% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,175 9,107 9,256
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -4 225 £60,000 -7.69% 43
Cambridgeshire +19 172 £55,000 +10.00% 66
Bedfordshire +26 76 £58,000 +5.45% 18
Essex +45 54 £62,500 +13.12% 11
Suffolk +29 43 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Norfolk +2 7 £45,000 +5.88% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 293 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (40.90%) Amazon AWS
3 231 (40.03%) Linux
4 189 (32.76%) Docker
5 186 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 179 (31.02%) Python
7 140 (24.26%) Java
8 129 (22.36%) .NET
9 124 (21.49%) C#
10 111 (19.24%) Ansible
11 104 (18.02%) Kubernetes
12 101 (17.50%) Web Services
13 99 (17.16%) JavaScript
14 93 (16.12%) Degree
15 92 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
16 89 (15.42%) TDD
17 88 (15.25%) AngularJS
18 87 (15.08%) Microsoft
19 86 (14.90%) Software Engineering
20 81 (14.04%) Puppet
21 74 (12.82%) Git (software)
22 73 (12.65%) PowerShell
23 69 (11.96%) Bash Shell
24 67 (11.61%) Scrum
25 65 (11.27%) SQL
25 65 (11.27%) JIRA
26 64 (11.09%) Jenkins
27 63 (10.92%) Microservices
28 58 (10.05%) Computer Science
29 57 (9.88%) Configuration Management

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 45 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (4.16%) Confluence
2 24 (4.16%) IIS
3 20 (3.47%) Apache
4 16 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (2.77%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.60%) JBoss
6 14 (2.43%) WildFly
7 12 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.56%) Traefik
9 8 (1.39%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.04%) nginx
11 4 (0.69%) Drupal
12 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.52%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.52%) WordPress
13 2 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.87%) HipChat
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (3.99%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.35%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 236 (40.90%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (9.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (5.37%) OpenShift
5 25 (4.33%) GitHub
5 25 (4.33%) Office 365
6 23 (3.99%) SaaS
7 11 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.56%) PaaS
9 7 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.04%) Serverless
11 5 (0.87%) Akamai
11 5 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.87%) IaaS
12 4 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.35%) Loggly
13 2 (0.35%) Slack
13 2 (0.35%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.55%) TCP/IP
2 31 (5.37%) DNS
3 29 (5.03%) Firewall
4 24 (4.16%) HTTP
5 20 (3.47%) Internet
5 20 (3.47%) SNMP
6 17 (2.95%) DHCP
7 16 (2.77%) ICMP
8 12 (2.08%) VPN
9 8 (1.39%) Network Security
9 8 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.21%) VoIP
10 7 (1.21%) Wireless
11 4 (0.69%) BGP
11 4 (0.69%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.69%) HSRP
11 4 (0.69%) OSPF
11 4 (0.69%) PPP
11 4 (0.69%) VLAN
12 2 (0.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (6.07%) Redis
3 31 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 25 (4.33%) Big Data
5 18 (3.12%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.60%) MySQL
7 14 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.52%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.35%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 65 (11.27%) JIRA
3 64 (11.09%) Jenkins
4 44 (7.63%) TeamCity
5 41 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 24 (4.16%) Maven
7 21 (3.64%) NUnit
8 20 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (3.47%) Subversion
8 20 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (2.77%) Moq
10 13 (2.25%) Gradle
11 11 (1.91%) Selenium
12 10 (1.73%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.21%) Mercurial
14 6 (1.04%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.04%) Robot Framework
15 5 (0.87%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.87%) Redmine
General
1 48 (8.32%) Retail
2 40 (6.93%) Finance
3 18 (3.12%) Games
4 9 (1.56%) Automotive
5 8 (1.39%) Law
6 5 (0.87%) Legal
7 4 (0.69%) Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (33.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 176 (30.50%) Developer
3 50 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 46 (7.97%) Cloud Engineer
4 46 (7.97%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 42 (7.28%) AWS Engineer
7 40 (6.93%) C# Developer
8 38 (6.59%) Software Engineer
9 36 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
10 35 (6.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 33 (5.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 32 (5.55%) Linux Engineer
13 29 (5.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 26 (4.51%) Automation Engineer
14 26 (4.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 24 (4.16%) Software Developer
16 22 (3.81%) Java Engineer
17 20 (3.47%) DevOps Manager
17 20 (3.47%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.36%) .NET
2 101 (17.50%) Web Services
3 88 (15.25%) AngularJS
4 56 (9.71%) HTML
5 51 (8.84%) RESTful
6 48 (8.32%) React
7 44 (7.63%) RabbitMQ
8 42 (7.28%) CSS
8 42 (7.28%) Node.js
9 41 (7.11%) Spring
10 39 (6.76%) .NET Core
11 33 (5.72%) Kafka
12 32 (5.55%) ASP.NET
12 32 (5.55%) REST
13 28 (4.85%) JSON
14 27 (4.68%) Elastic Stack
15 25 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (3.81%) jQuery
16 22 (3.81%) Spring Boot
17 20 (3.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 37 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.33%) Public Cloud
4 23 (3.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (3.64%) Fintech
6 20 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.77%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.91%) Cloud Native
13 9 (1.56%) Internet of Things
14 7 (1.21%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.21%) User Experience
15 6 (1.04%) NHS
16 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 231 (40.03%) Linux
2 50 (8.67%) Windows
3 35 (6.07%) Unix
4 23 (3.99%) Ubuntu
5 20 (3.47%) CentOS
6 18 (3.12%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.77%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.91%) Debian
9 10 (1.73%) Kali Linux
10 7 (1.21%) Android
10 7 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.52%) Fedora
13 3 (0.52%) VMS
14 2 (0.35%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
3 89 (15.42%) TDD
4 86 (14.90%) Software Engineering
5 67 (11.61%) Scrum
6 63 (10.92%) Microservices
7 58 (10.05%) Computer Science
8 57 (9.88%) Configuration Management
9 52 (9.01%) Test Automation
9 52 (9.01%) Web Development
10 49 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 44 (7.63%) E-Commerce
12 43 (7.45%) ITIL
13 39 (6.76%) Open Source
14 38 (6.59%) Mathematics
15 37 (6.41%) Deployment Automation
16 33 (5.72%) Analytics
16 33 (5.72%) Mentoring
17 32 (5.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 179 (31.02%) Python
2 140 (24.26%) Java
3 124 (21.49%) C#
4 99 (17.16%) JavaScript
5 73 (12.65%) PowerShell
6 69 (11.96%) Bash Shell
7 65 (11.27%) SQL
8 24 (4.16%) PHP
9 23 (3.99%) Ruby
10 20 (3.47%) Perl
10 20 (3.47%) Scala
10 20 (3.47%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.29%) Java 8
12 14 (2.43%) C++
13 13 (2.25%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.08%) Go
15 9 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.04%) C
17 4 (0.69%) Rust
18 2 (0.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 93 (16.12%) Degree
2 42 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.64%) SSCP
4 18 (3.12%) GCIA
4 18 (3.12%) GCIH
5 16 (2.77%) GSEC
6 13 (2.25%) CISSP
7 12 (2.08%) CEH
8 10 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.21%) CISM
10 7 (1.21%) ISEB
10 7 (1.21%) SANS
11 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.87%) CCENT
12 5 (0.87%) CISA
12 5 (0.87%) CSSLP
12 5 (0.87%) OSCP
12 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.51%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.87%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (32.76%) Docker
2 34 (5.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.47%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.04%) Ceph
5 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.69%) iptables
6 4 (0.69%) Samba
6 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.52%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 111 (19.24%) Ansible
2 104 (18.02%) Kubernetes
3 81 (14.04%) Puppet
4 53 (9.19%) Terraform
5 51 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.16%) Graphite
7 21 (3.64%) Grafana
8 19 (3.29%) Prometheus
9 18 (3.12%) Consul
9 18 (3.12%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.43%) Kibana
11 13 (2.25%) Nagios
12 8 (1.39%) logstash
13 7 (1.21%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.87%) Mesos
14 5 (0.87%) Nessus
14 5 (0.87%) Nmap
14 5 (0.87%) QRadar
14 5 (0.87%) Rancher
14 5 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.59%) Oracle
2 38 (6.59%) VMware
3 29 (5.03%) Google
4 27 (4.68%) Splunk
5 25 (4.33%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.99%) WorldPay
7 13 (2.25%) New Relic
8 12 (2.08%) IBM
9 11 (1.91%) Cisco
10 8 (1.39%) HP
10 8 (1.39%) Qualys
11 7 (1.21%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.21%) Citrix
11 7 (1.21%) Juniper
11 7 (1.21%) NetApp
11 7 (1.21%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.04%) Cognizant
13 5 (0.87%) Netsparker