Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 27 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 14,076 13,021 9,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.42% 7.96% 5.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.33% 8.67% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10,831 10,277 7,639
England median annual salary £64,963 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.94% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,977 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,512 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.61% +2.52% +4.35%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 124,286 150,251 153,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.03% 91.89% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 98,667 121,086 124,387
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in England

DevOps
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in England.

Salary trend for DevOps in England

DevOps
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in England

DevOps
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
London +8 7,444 £72,500 +3.57% 1,173
South East +28 2,164 £57,500 +4.55% 357
North of England +5 2,095 £52,500 - 448
North West +4 1,193 £55,000 +4.76% 254
South West +20 908 £50,000 - 198
Yorkshire +1 824 £50,000 - 140
Midlands +37 811 £52,500 -4.55% 211
East of England +5 582 £55,000 -4.35% 150
West Midlands +55 551 £52,500 -8.70% 138
East Midlands +8 256 £52,500 - 73
North East -5 81 £50,000 +4.17% 54
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 7,488 (53.20%) Agile Software Development
2 6,146 (43.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5,054 (35.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4,595 (32.64%) Python
5 4,402 (31.27%) Docker
6 4,092 (29.07%) Linux
7 3,867 (27.47%) Java
8 3,237 (23.00%) Kubernetes
9 3,061 (21.75%) Jenkins
10 3,030 (21.53%) Ansible
11 2,866 (20.36%) JavaScript
12 2,819 (20.03%) SQL
13 2,791 (19.83%) Software Engineering
14 2,732 (19.41%) Finance
15 2,660 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
16 2,602 (18.49%) C#
16 2,602 (18.49%) Terraform
17 2,491 (17.70%) .NET
18 2,437 (17.31%) Git (software)
19 2,322 (16.50%) Microservices
20 2,221 (15.78%) Scrum
21 2,187 (15.54%) Microsoft
22 2,131 (15.14%) Puppet
23 1,980 (14.07%) Test Automation
24 1,914 (13.60%) Windows
25 1,827 (12.98%) TDD
26 1,765 (12.54%) Google Cloud Platform
27 1,642 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
28 1,595 (11.33%) Bash Shell
29 1,569 (11.15%) SQL Server

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 524 (3.72%) Apache Spark
2 519 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
3 517 (3.67%) Confluence
4 472 (3.35%) Apache
5 298 (2.12%) IIS
6 259 (1.84%) Tomcat
7 239 (1.70%) OpenStack
8 230 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 218 (1.55%) nginx
10 195 (1.39%) CMS
11 158 (1.12%) JBoss
12 141 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 123 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 110 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 97 (0.69%) Apache Pig
16 82 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
17 74 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
18 60 (0.43%) SAS
19 58 (0.41%) Umbraco
20 49 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 105 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 33 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.092%) Fireworks
8 12 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (0.085%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.057%) Adobe XD
9 8 (0.057%) HipChat
10 4 (0.028%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.028%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.028%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.028%) SPSS
11 3 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.021%) ArchiCAD
11 3 (0.021%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.021%) MicroStation
11 3 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 172 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 25 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 24 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 21 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 14 (0.099%) Magento
9 13 (0.092%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 9 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.064%) nopCommerce
11 7 (0.050%) MultiChain
11 7 (0.050%) Quorum
11 7 (0.050%) SAP GRC
11 7 (0.050%) Teamcenter
12 6 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
13 4 (0.028%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.028%) Exstream
13 4 (0.028%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.028%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6,146 (43.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5,054 (35.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,765 (12.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 880 (6.25%) PaaS
5 862 (6.12%) Serverless
6 849 (6.03%) SaaS
7 776 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 698 (4.96%) IaaS
9 586 (4.16%) Amazon EC2
10 557 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
10 557 (3.96%) GitHub
11 521 (3.70%) Amazon S3
12 340 (2.42%) OpenShift
13 322 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
14 308 (2.19%) Office 365
15 301 (2.14%) Power Platform
16 299 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
17 294 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 251 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 238 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 533 (3.79%) Firewall
2 390 (2.77%) DNS
3 362 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 219 (1.56%) HTTP
5 209 (1.48%) Internet
6 206 (1.46%) VPN
7 188 (1.34%) Network Security
8 145 (1.03%) DHCP
9 119 (0.85%) SSL
10 109 (0.77%) WAN
11 84 (0.60%) SAN
11 84 (0.60%) Wireless
12 82 (0.58%) LAN
13 58 (0.41%) VLAN
14 54 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (0.36%) MPLS
16 41 (0.29%) BGP
17 37 (0.26%) SMTP
18 35 (0.25%) Broadband
18 35 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,569 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 963 (6.84%) Big Data
3 856 (6.08%) MySQL
4 781 (5.55%) NoSQL
5 759 (5.39%) MongoDB
6 531 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 528 (3.75%) Hadoop
8 499 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 422 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
10 365 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 301 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 294 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 280 (1.99%) Power BI
14 236 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 235 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
16 213 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 211 (1.50%) Data Lake
18 203 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
19 186 (1.32%) Redis
20 181 (1.29%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 3,061 (21.75%) Jenkins
2 2,437 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 1,079 (7.67%) JIRA
4 713 (5.07%) TeamCity
5 699 (4.97%) Selenium
6 637 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 560 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 539 (3.83%) Maven
9 538 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 537 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
11 511 (3.63%) Visual Studio
12 469 (3.33%) GitLab
13 400 (2.84%) Cucumber
14 383 (2.72%) Bitbucket
15 264 (1.88%) Subversion
16 234 (1.66%) Gradle
17 231 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
18 223 (1.58%) JUnit
19 203 (1.44%) Artifactory
20 190 (1.35%) Travis CI
General
1 2,732 (19.41%) Finance
2 835 (5.93%) Banking
3 774 (5.50%) Retail
4 328 (2.33%) Marketing
5 308 (2.19%) Law
6 300 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 263 (1.87%) Games
8 204 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 133 (0.94%) Advertising
10 131 (0.93%) Front Office
11 119 (0.85%) Legal
12 112 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 91 (0.65%) Publishing
14 85 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 70 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 70 (0.50%) Electronics
16 68 (0.48%) Billing
17 66 (0.47%) Local Government
18 62 (0.44%) Back Office
19 53 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,653 (25.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 3,487 (24.77%) Developer
3 1,158 (8.23%) Architect
4 1,015 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
5 985 (7.00%) Software Engineer
6 888 (6.31%) AWS DevOps
7 763 (5.42%) Senior DevOps
8 756 (5.37%) Cloud Engineer
9 727 (5.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 722 (5.13%) .NET Developer
11 709 (5.04%) Java Developer
12 670 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 669 (4.75%) Senior Developer
14 602 (4.28%) C# Developer
15 574 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
16 506 (3.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 501 (3.56%) Software Developer
18 467 (3.32%) Consultant
19 432 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
20 426 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,491 (17.70%) .NET
2 1,423 (10.11%) Web Services
3 1,313 (9.33%) Node.js
4 1,266 (8.99%) AngularJS
5 1,217 (8.65%) CSS
6 1,209 (8.59%) HTML
7 1,185 (8.42%) React
8 946 (6.72%) ASP.NET
9 875 (6.22%) REST
10 832 (5.91%) RESTful
11 776 (5.51%) Spring
12 661 (4.70%) .NET Framework
13 654 (4.65%) Kafka
14 639 (4.54%) JSON
15 623 (4.43%) .NET Core
16 556 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 555 (3.94%) Elastic Stack
18 453 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
19 447 (3.18%) HTML5
20 443 (3.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 767 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
2 734 (5.21%) Public Cloud
3 672 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 589 (4.18%) User Experience
5 539 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 496 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 474 (3.37%) Mobile App
8 430 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
9 415 (2.95%) Cloud Native
10 362 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 285 (2.02%) Algorithms
12 252 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 236 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
14 183 (1.30%) Virtual Team
15 169 (1.20%) Private Cloud
16 155 (1.10%) Hedge funds
17 134 (0.95%) Data Structures
18 126 (0.90%) Replication
19 98 (0.70%) Clustering
20 93 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4,092 (29.07%) Linux
2 1,914 (13.60%) Windows
3 838 (5.95%) Unix
4 540 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 384 (2.73%) CentOS
6 345 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 313 (2.22%) Android
8 265 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 199 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 107 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 100 (0.71%) Debian
12 61 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 42 (0.30%) SUSE
15 38 (0.27%) Solaris
16 37 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 36 (0.26%) Windows 10
18 33 (0.23%) CoreOS
19 31 (0.22%) VMS
20 28 (0.20%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,488 (53.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2,791 (19.83%) Software Engineering
3 2,660 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2,322 (16.50%) Microservices
5 2,221 (15.78%) Scrum
6 1,980 (14.07%) Test Automation
7 1,827 (12.98%) TDD
8 1,453 (10.32%) Open Source
9 1,421 (10.10%) Configuration Management
10 1,391 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 1,351 (9.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 1,285 (9.13%) Mentoring
13 1,245 (8.84%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,108 (7.87%) Analytics
15 1,104 (7.84%) SDLC
16 1,037 (7.37%) Fintech
17 978 (6.95%) BDD
18 928 (6.59%) MVC
19 854 (6.07%) Computer Science
20 839 (5.96%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 4,595 (32.64%) Python
2 3,867 (27.47%) Java
3 2,866 (20.36%) JavaScript
4 2,819 (20.03%) SQL
5 2,602 (18.49%) C#
6 1,595 (11.33%) Bash Shell
7 1,413 (10.04%) PowerShell
8 1,148 (8.16%) Ruby
9 744 (5.29%) C++
10 713 (5.07%) Go
11 651 (4.62%) PHP
12 543 (3.86%) Scala
13 519 (3.69%) C
13 519 (3.69%) Perl
14 385 (2.74%) Java 8
15 371 (2.64%) Shell Script
16 366 (2.60%) TypeScript
17 365 (2.59%) T-SQL
18 192 (1.36%) Groovy
19 181 (1.29%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,255 (8.92%) Degree
2 616 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 416 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 402 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 245 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 242 (1.72%) AWS Certification
7 153 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 144 (1.02%) CISSP
9 120 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 113 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 108 (0.77%) ISEB
12 72 (0.51%) RHCE
13 68 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 57 (0.40%) Master's Degree
15 52 (0.37%) CCNA
16 50 (0.36%) CCNP
16 50 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
17 49 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
18 48 (0.34%) CEH
19 43 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,046 (7.43%) QA
2 172 (1.22%) GDPR
3 170 (1.21%) SLA
4 157 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 52 (0.37%) NIST
7 33 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 29 (0.21%) COBIT
9 23 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 22 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.15%) PMO
12 19 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 18 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 18 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 15 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 12 (0.085%) NCSC
16 9 (0.064%) MiFID
16 9 (0.064%) PSD2
17 8 (0.057%) ISO 31000
17 8 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4,402 (31.27%) Docker
2 499 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 435 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 282 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 210 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 140 (0.99%) vSphere
7 79 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 60 (0.43%) XenApp
10 56 (0.40%) KVM
11 54 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 42 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 31 (0.22%) oVirt
13 31 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 30 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 29 (0.21%) RHEV
16 26 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
16 26 (0.18%) Xen
17 25 (0.18%) Apache Flume
18 24 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3,237 (23.00%) Kubernetes
2 3,030 (21.53%) Ansible
3 2,602 (18.49%) Terraform
4 2,131 (15.14%) Puppet
5 1,642 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
6 327 (2.32%) Prometheus
7 306 (2.17%) Salt
8 305 (2.17%) Packer
9 266 (1.89%) Nagios
10 232 (1.65%) Grafana
11 204 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
12 202 (1.44%) Kibana
13 177 (1.26%) Consul
14 113 (0.80%) logstash
15 100 (0.71%) ZABBIX
16 94 (0.67%) Rancher
17 88 (0.63%) Mesos
18 83 (0.59%) Graphite
19 77 (0.55%) SCCM
20 55 (0.39%) Automic
Vendors
1 2,187 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 1,188 (8.44%) Google
3 771 (5.48%) Oracle
4 688 (4.89%) VMware
5 435 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 370 (2.63%) Splunk
7 200 (1.42%) SAP
8 198 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 194 (1.38%) IBM
10 166 (1.18%) Cisco
11 165 (1.17%) New Relic
12 156 (1.11%) Cloudera
13 145 (1.03%) AppDynamics
14 140 (0.99%) Citrix
15 131 (0.93%) Databricks
16 113 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 112 (0.80%) Sitecore
18 108 (0.77%) Tableau
19 105 (0.75%) SaltStack
20 97 (0.69%) Adobe