Period
to 20 June 2018

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

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 46 79
Rank change year-on-year +18 +33 +66
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,491 9,044 6,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.74% 5.57% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 6.15% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,951 7,258 5,777
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 146,286 147,000 170,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.70% 90.59% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118,444 120,596 143,270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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
London +5 6,896 £70,000 +7.69% 949
North of England +28 1,990 £52,500 +10.53% 344
South East +16 1,532 £55,000 +4.76% 223
North West +27 1,104 £55,000 +10.00% 219
East of England +38 814 £57,500 +4.55% 121
Yorkshire +35 785 £50,000 - 103
South West +34 653 £47,500 +5.56% 99
Midlands +53 588 £55,000 +10.00% 103
East Midlands +46 305 £52,500 - 46
West Midlands +66 282 £55,000 +15.79% 57
North East +8 101 £48,750 +39.29% 22
DevOps
UK

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

1 6,667 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
2 5,718 (45.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4,815 (38.55%) Linux
4 3,908 (31.29%) Python
5 3,789 (30.33%) Java
6 3,664 (29.33%) Docker
7 3,546 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 3,359 (26.89%) Jenkins
9 3,221 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3,096 (24.79%) Ansible
11 2,899 (23.21%) Puppet
12 2,602 (20.83%) Finance
13 2,478 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
14 2,375 (19.01%) JavaScript
15 2,322 (18.59%) SQL
16 2,262 (18.11%) Windows
17 2,254 (18.04%) Software Engineering
18 2,228 (17.84%) Microservices
19 2,134 (17.08%) Git (software)
20 2,114 (16.92%) Scrum
21 2,051 (16.42%) C#
22 2,039 (16.32%) TDD
23 1,990 (15.93%) .NET
24 1,876 (15.02%) Kubernetes
25 1,823 (14.59%) Configuration Management
26 1,652 (13.23%) Web Services
27 1,642 (13.15%) Terraform
28 1,606 (12.86%) Bash Shell
29 1,559 (12.48%) Microsoft
30 1,555 (12.45%) Test Automation

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
1 675 (5.40%) Apache
2 624 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 582 (4.66%) Confluence
4 479 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 363 (2.91%) Apache Spark
6 362 (2.90%) IIS
7 333 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 313 (2.51%) nginx
9 265 (2.12%) CMS
10 205 (1.64%) JBoss
11 198 (1.59%) SharePoint
12 181 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 135 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
14 122 (0.98%) Apache Solr
15 117 (0.94%) WebLogic
16 98 (0.78%) EPiServer
17 89 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
18 84 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 81 (0.65%) Mule
20 63 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 73 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.10%) Chatbot
6 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.072%) HipChat
8 6 (0.048%) GIMP
9 5 (0.040%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.024%) Mingle
11 3 (0.024%) Stata
12 2 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.008%) Blender
13 1 (0.008%) InDesign
13 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 70 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
2 57 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 52 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 52 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 42 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
4 42 (0.34%) Front Arena
4 42 (0.34%) thinkFolio
5 37 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 31 (0.25%) Magento
7 23 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 17 (0.14%) Documaker
10 16 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
10 16 (0.13%) MetaTrader
11 13 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
12 11 (0.088%) Markit EDM
13 9 (0.072%) NetSuite
14 8 (0.064%) R3 Corda
15 7 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5,718 (45.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3,546 (28.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 899 (7.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 792 (6.34%) SaaS
5 684 (5.48%) PaaS
6 681 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 645 (5.16%) IaaS
8 568 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
9 539 (4.32%) GitHub
10 451 (3.61%) Serverless
11 435 (3.48%) Amazon S3
12 360 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
13 271 (2.17%) OpenShift
14 262 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 242 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
16 207 (1.66%) Office 365
17 195 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 170 (1.36%) npm
19 137 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
20 135 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 564 (4.52%) DNS
2 513 (4.11%) Firewall
3 429 (3.43%) TCP/IP
4 330 (2.64%) HTTP
5 260 (2.08%) VPN
6 256 (2.05%) Internet
7 197 (1.58%) DHCP
8 180 (1.44%) SSL
9 165 (1.32%) Network Security
10 138 (1.10%) SAN
11 121 (0.97%) WAN
12 113 (0.90%) LAN
13 74 (0.59%) SSH
14 70 (0.56%) SMTP
15 60 (0.48%) MPLS
16 57 (0.46%) IPsec
16 57 (0.46%) SMS
17 56 (0.45%) SNMP
18 52 (0.42%) BGP
18 52 (0.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,239 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 1,078 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 982 (7.86%) MySQL
4 841 (6.73%) Big Data
5 783 (6.27%) MongoDB
6 622 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
7 498 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 476 (3.81%) Hadoop
9 411 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 343 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
11 316 (2.53%) Redis
12 211 (1.69%) Blockchain
13 201 (1.61%) RDBMS
14 189 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 157 (1.26%) Neo4j
16 133 (1.06%) Apache Hive
17 129 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 129 (1.03%) Oracle Database
18 111 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
19 107 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3,359 (26.89%) Jenkins
2 2,134 (17.08%) Git (software)
3 1,198 (9.59%) JIRA
4 1,032 (8.26%) TeamCity
5 793 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 726 (5.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 722 (5.78%) Maven
8 652 (5.22%) Selenium
9 602 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 453 (3.63%) Subversion
11 429 (3.43%) Vagrant
12 379 (3.03%) Visual Studio
13 327 (2.62%) Cucumber
14 300 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 294 (2.35%) Bitbucket
16 293 (2.35%) Gradle
16 293 (2.35%) JUnit
17 290 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
18 215 (1.72%) gulp
19 185 (1.48%) GitLab
General
1 2,602 (20.83%) Finance
2 785 (6.28%) Retail
3 782 (6.26%) Banking
4 392 (3.14%) Marketing
5 390 (3.12%) Games
6 278 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 223 (1.79%) Advertising
7 223 (1.79%) Law
8 202 (1.62%) Front Office
9 159 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 126 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 100 (0.80%) Back Office
12 91 (0.73%) Publishing
13 87 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 79 (0.63%) Electronics
14 79 (0.63%) Legal
15 43 (0.34%) Billing
16 33 (0.26%) Automotive
17 26 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,669 (29.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 2,960 (23.70%) Developer
3 891 (7.13%) Java Developer
4 854 (6.84%) Architect
5 844 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
6 821 (6.57%) AWS Engineer
7 702 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
8 687 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 682 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 663 (5.31%) Software Engineer
11 627 (5.02%) Senior DevOps
12 618 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 599 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
14 555 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 548 (4.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 547 (4.38%) .NET Developer
17 474 (3.79%) Consultant
18 452 (3.62%) Java Engineer
19 410 (3.28%) C# Developer
20 384 (3.07%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,990 (15.93%) .NET
2 1,652 (13.23%) Web Services
3 1,240 (9.93%) HTML
4 1,234 (9.88%) AngularJS
5 1,095 (8.77%) Node.js
6 1,033 (8.27%) CSS
7 1,022 (8.18%) REST
8 929 (7.44%) React
9 903 (7.23%) Spring
10 869 (6.96%) RESTful
11 634 (5.08%) ASP.NET
12 543 (4.35%) HTML5
13 443 (3.55%) JSON
14 433 (3.47%) Spring Boot
15 420 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 380 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 377 (3.02%) .NET Framework
18 376 (3.01%) Kafka
19 375 (3.00%) jQuery
20 372 (2.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 765 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 722 (5.78%) Fintech
3 612 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 589 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 522 (4.18%) Public Cloud
6 506 (4.05%) User Experience
7 462 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 354 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 342 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
10 312 (2.50%) Private Cloud
11 306 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
12 256 (2.05%) Management Information System
13 240 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
14 153 (1.22%) Cloud Native
15 145 (1.16%) Hedge funds
16 140 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
16 140 (1.12%) Virtual Team
17 135 (1.08%) Algorithms
18 120 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 111 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4,815 (38.55%) Linux
2 2,262 (18.11%) Windows
3 953 (7.63%) Unix
4 628 (5.03%) Windows Server
5 483 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 477 (3.82%) CentOS
7 312 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 260 (2.08%) Android
9 186 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 160 (1.28%) Debian
11 157 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 145 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 75 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 75 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 71 (0.57%) Solaris
15 60 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 57 (0.46%) VMS
17 44 (0.35%) Windows 10
18 30 (0.24%) SUSE
19 27 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,667 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
2 3,221 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
3 2,254 (18.04%) Software Engineering
4 2,228 (17.84%) Microservices
5 2,114 (16.92%) Scrum
6 2,039 (16.32%) TDD
7 1,823 (14.59%) Configuration Management
8 1,555 (12.45%) Test Automation
9 1,383 (11.07%) Open Source
10 1,302 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
11 1,263 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 1,108 (8.87%) BDD
13 943 (7.55%) Deployment Automation
14 941 (7.53%) MVC
15 888 (7.11%) E-Commerce
16 830 (6.64%) Mentoring
17 799 (6.40%) SDLC
18 754 (6.04%) ITIL
19 718 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
20 678 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,908 (31.29%) Python
2 3,789 (30.33%) Java
3 2,375 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 2,322 (18.59%) SQL
5 2,051 (16.42%) C#
6 1,606 (12.86%) Bash Shell
7 1,533 (12.27%) Ruby
8 1,483 (11.87%) PowerShell
9 756 (6.05%) PHP
10 749 (6.00%) Perl
11 584 (4.68%) Java 8
12 568 (4.55%) Scala
13 561 (4.49%) C++
14 479 (3.83%) Go
15 443 (3.55%) Shell Script
16 367 (2.94%) C
17 237 (1.90%) T-SQL
18 186 (1.49%) ES6
19 173 (1.38%) Groovy
20 165 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,292 (10.34%) Degree
2 416 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 364 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 322 (2.58%) AWS Certification
5 225 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 190 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 143 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 138 (1.10%) Master's Degree
9 134 (1.07%) MCSE
10 94 (0.75%) CISSP
11 89 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 89 (0.71%) MCSA
12 67 (0.54%) ISTQB
13 66 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
14 57 (0.46%) CISM
15 53 (0.42%) SAFe Agilist
16 51 (0.41%) MCITP
17 48 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (0.38%) RHCE
18 46 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 896 (7.17%) QA
2 384 (3.07%) GCP
3 158 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 154 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 116 (0.93%) SLA
6 77 (0.62%) GDPR
7 44 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 34 (0.27%) COBIT
9 31 (0.25%) PMO
10 24 (0.19%) PSD2
11 22 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 12 (0.096%) PA-DSS
15 7 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 7 (0.056%) ISO 14001
16 5 (0.040%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 4 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 3,664 (29.33%) Docker
2 648 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 583 (4.67%) Active Directory
4 301 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 257 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
6 147 (1.18%) vSphere
7 139 (1.11%) VirtualBox
8 131 (1.05%) Xen
9 116 (0.93%) KVM
10 97 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 54 (0.43%) HDFS
12 45 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
13 44 (0.35%) LXC
14 43 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
15 42 (0.34%) VMware NSX
16 40 (0.32%) XenServer
17 38 (0.30%) Apache Flume
18 36 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 33 (0.26%) Samba
20 29 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3,096 (24.79%) Ansible
2 2,899 (23.21%) Puppet
3 2,478 (19.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1,876 (15.02%) Kubernetes
5 1,642 (13.15%) Terraform
6 425 (3.40%) Nagios
7 323 (2.59%) Salt
8 278 (2.23%) Packer
9 241 (1.93%) Kibana
10 207 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
11 166 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 142 (1.14%) Consul
13 139 (1.11%) Prometheus
14 122 (0.98%) logstash
15 115 (0.92%) Grafana
16 102 (0.82%) Rancher
17 95 (0.76%) Graphite
18 94 (0.75%) Mesos
19 78 (0.62%) HAProxy
20 76 (0.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1,559 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 1,015 (8.13%) VMware
3 1,001 (8.01%) Google
4 806 (6.45%) Oracle
5 623 (4.99%) Red Hat
6 499 (3.99%) Splunk
7 298 (2.39%) New Relic
8 282 (2.26%) Cisco
9 274 (2.19%) IBM
10 254 (2.03%) AppDynamics
11 242 (1.94%) Atlassian
12 229 (1.83%) SAP
13 168 (1.34%) WorldPay
14 165 (1.32%) Citrix
15 152 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 142 (1.14%) SaltStack
17 127 (1.02%) ServiceNow
18 123 (0.98%) hybris
19 112 (0.90%) Sitecore
20 96 (0.77%) HP