Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 24 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 13,503 12,831 10,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.67% 8.42% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.58% 9.16% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10,478 10,046 8,215
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £38,238 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.60% +4.17% -

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 116,639 140,020 150,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.12% 91.85% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,736 112,362 119,885
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 7,091 £75,000 +7.14% 1,074
South East +19 2,151 £55,000 - 362
North of England +2 1,899 £55,000 +10.00% 451
North West +3 1,066 £55,000 +4.76% 234
South West +21 950 £50,000 - 197
Midlands +40 809 £52,500 -4.55% 212
Yorkshire +3 752 £52,500 +5.00% 176
West Midlands +40 545 £52,500 -8.70% 133
East of England +7 544 £55,000 -4.35% 179
East Midlands +31 262 £50,000 - 76
North East -6 81 £52,500 +5.00% 41
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7,205 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5,511 (40.81%) AWS
3 5,037 (37.30%) Azure
4 4,210 (31.18%) Docker
5 3,991 (29.56%) Python
6 3,606 (26.71%) Linux
7 3,413 (25.28%) Kubernetes
8 3,412 (25.27%) Java
9 2,814 (20.84%) JavaScript
10 2,705 (20.03%) Jenkins
11 2,673 (19.80%) Terraform
12 2,630 (19.48%) Ansible
13 2,580 (19.11%) C#
14 2,539 (18.80%) Finance
15 2,505 (18.55%) SQL
16 2,491 (18.45%) .NET
17 2,435 (18.03%) Microservices
18 2,400 (17.77%) Software Engineering
19 2,324 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
20 2,266 (16.78%) Git (software)
21 2,141 (15.86%) Scrum
22 2,043 (15.13%) Microsoft
23 1,934 (14.32%) Puppet
24 1,904 (14.10%) Test Automation
25 1,876 (13.89%) TDD
26 1,708 (12.65%) Windows
27 1,681 (12.45%) GCP
28 1,615 (11.96%) SQL Server
29 1,500 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
30 1,399 (10.36%) Bash Shell

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
1 562 (4.16%) Confluence
2 451 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
3 386 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 364 (2.70%) Apache
5 316 (2.34%) IIS
6 215 (1.59%) CMS
7 213 (1.58%) OpenStack
8 212 (1.57%) nginx
9 208 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 183 (1.36%) Tomcat
11 143 (1.06%) JBoss
12 105 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
13 92 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
14 84 (0.62%) WebSphere
15 64 (0.47%) Drupal
15 64 (0.47%) SAS
16 58 (0.43%) WordPress
17 52 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
18 49 (0.36%) WebLogic
19 46 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 73 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 43 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.030%) HipChat
8 4 (0.030%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.030%) SPSS
9 3 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.022%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.022%) InDesign
9 3 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.015%) Sketch
11 1 (0.007%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 163 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 36 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 23 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 20 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 16 (0.12%) Magento
8 13 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 9 (0.067%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.052%) Teamcenter
11 6 (0.044%) MultiChain
11 6 (0.044%) Quorum
12 5 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
13 4 (0.030%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 4 (0.030%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.030%) CA PPM
13 4 (0.030%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.030%) Temenos T24
14 3 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5,511 (40.81%) AWS
2 5,037 (37.30%) Azure
3 1,681 (12.45%) GCP
4 852 (6.31%) Serverless
5 804 (5.95%) PaaS
6 787 (5.83%) SaaS
7 771 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 626 (4.64%) IaaS
9 538 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
10 524 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
11 514 (3.81%) GitHub
12 442 (3.27%) Amazon S3
13 370 (2.74%) Office 365
14 356 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
15 338 (2.50%) OpenShift
16 296 (2.19%) Power Platform
17 280 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
18 216 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 203 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
20 190 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 520 (3.85%) Firewall
2 392 (2.90%) DNS
3 316 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 219 (1.62%) Internet
5 204 (1.51%) VPN
6 166 (1.23%) HTTP
7 148 (1.10%) DHCP
8 128 (0.95%) Network Security
9 101 (0.75%) SSL
10 89 (0.66%) WAN
11 85 (0.63%) Wireless
12 63 (0.47%) SAN
13 58 (0.43%) LAN
14 52 (0.39%) BGP
15 48 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
15 48 (0.36%) MPLS
16 47 (0.35%) OSPF
17 44 (0.33%) VLAN
18 36 (0.27%) Skype
19 31 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,615 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 795 (5.89%) Big Data
3 723 (5.35%) MySQL
4 702 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 606 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 503 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 481 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
8 381 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
9 362 (2.68%) Hadoop
10 345 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
11 298 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 281 (2.08%) Power BI
13 279 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 268 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 251 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 239 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
17 225 (1.67%) Redis
18 186 (1.38%) Data Lake
18 186 (1.38%) RDBMS
19 156 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2,705 (20.03%) Jenkins
2 2,266 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 1,217 (9.01%) JIRA
4 710 (5.26%) Selenium
5 607 (4.50%) TeamCity
6 532 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 527 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 491 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 471 (3.49%) Maven
10 447 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 419 (3.10%) GitLab
12 409 (3.03%) Cucumber
13 402 (2.98%) Visual Studio
14 356 (2.64%) Bitbucket
15 272 (2.01%) Subversion
16 236 (1.75%) Artifactory
17 230 (1.70%) JUnit
18 211 (1.56%) JMeter
19 187 (1.38%) WebDriver
20 171 (1.27%) Gradle
General
1 2,539 (18.80%) Finance
2 817 (6.05%) Banking
3 715 (5.30%) Retail
4 441 (3.27%) Public Sector
5 365 (2.70%) Marketing
6 260 (1.93%) Games
6 260 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 206 (1.53%) Law
8 187 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 130 (0.96%) Front Office
10 115 (0.85%) Advertising
11 102 (0.76%) Electronics
11 102 (0.76%) Legal
12 82 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 73 (0.54%) Billing
14 70 (0.52%) Automotive
15 63 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 61 (0.45%) Back Office
17 46 (0.34%) Publishing
18 43 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,433 (25.42%) Developer
2 3,372 (24.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,102 (8.16%) Architect
4 931 (6.89%) Software Engineer
5 858 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
6 725 (5.37%) Senior Developer
6 725 (5.37%) Senior DevOps
7 700 (5.18%) Cloud Engineer
8 662 (4.90%) .NET Developer
9 649 (4.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 640 (4.74%) Java Developer
11 629 (4.66%) AWS DevOps
12 557 (4.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 542 (4.01%) Software Developer
14 499 (3.70%) C# Developer
15 478 (3.54%) Consultant
16 420 (3.11%) Azure Engineer
17 418 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
18 379 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
19 365 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,491 (18.45%) .NET
2 1,273 (9.43%) React
3 1,271 (9.41%) CSS
4 1,260 (9.33%) AngularJS
5 1,245 (9.22%) Web Services
6 1,244 (9.21%) HTML
7 1,139 (8.44%) Node.js
8 951 (7.04%) ASP.NET
9 940 (6.96%) REST
10 759 (5.62%) RESTful
11 721 (5.34%) .NET Core
12 660 (4.89%) Spring
13 647 (4.79%) .NET Framework
14 590 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 566 (4.19%) JSON
16 546 (4.04%) Kafka
17 496 (3.67%) HTML5
18 495 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 474 (3.51%) jQuery
20 463 (3.43%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 761 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
2 733 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 671 (4.97%) Public Cloud
4 539 (3.99%) User Experience
5 449 (3.33%) Cloud Native
6 440 (3.26%) Data Centre
7 431 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 392 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 354 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
10 286 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 211 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 200 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
13 188 (1.39%) Management Information System
14 160 (1.18%) Private Cloud
15 153 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 148 (1.10%) Hedge funds
17 145 (1.07%) Data Structures
18 111 (0.82%) Replication
19 89 (0.66%) Fixed Income
19 89 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3,606 (26.71%) Linux
2 1,708 (12.65%) Windows
3 719 (5.32%) Unix
4 515 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 365 (2.70%) CentOS
6 310 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 232 (1.72%) Android
8 193 (1.43%) Ubuntu
9 178 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 111 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 89 (0.66%) Debian
12 58 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 45 (0.33%) VMS
15 41 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 40 (0.30%) Mesosphere
17 28 (0.21%) CoreOS
17 28 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 26 (0.19%) SUSE
19 24 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,205 (53.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2,435 (18.03%) Microservices
3 2,400 (17.77%) Software Engineering
4 2,324 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
5 2,141 (15.86%) Scrum
6 1,904 (14.10%) Test Automation
7 1,876 (13.89%) TDD
8 1,387 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
9 1,301 (9.63%) Infrastructure as Code
10 1,268 (9.39%) Open Source
11 1,266 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 1,178 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 1,155 (8.55%) Mentoring
14 1,071 (7.93%) BDD
15 1,027 (7.61%) SDLC
16 978 (7.24%) MVC
17 949 (7.03%) Fintech
18 939 (6.95%) Analytics
19 846 (6.27%) Computer Science
20 829 (6.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3,991 (29.56%) Python
2 3,412 (25.27%) Java
3 2,814 (20.84%) JavaScript
4 2,580 (19.11%) C#
5 2,505 (18.55%) SQL
6 1,399 (10.36%) Bash Shell
7 1,359 (10.06%) PowerShell
8 984 (7.29%) Ruby
9 728 (5.39%) Go
10 652 (4.83%) PHP
11 630 (4.67%) C++
12 444 (3.29%) C
13 424 (3.14%) TypeScript
14 423 (3.13%) Perl
15 394 (2.92%) Scala
16 367 (2.72%) T-SQL
17 350 (2.59%) Java 8
18 316 (2.34%) Shell Script
19 196 (1.45%) Kotlin
20 185 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,201 (8.89%) Degree
2 527 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 439 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 352 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 220 (1.63%) AWS Certification
6 169 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 118 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 114 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 98 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 85 (0.63%) CISSP
11 75 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 70 (0.52%) ISEB
13 48 (0.36%) CCNP
14 43 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (0.27%) HND
15 37 (0.27%) PhD
16 35 (0.26%) RHCE
17 34 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 33 (0.24%) MCSE
19 32 (0.24%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,092 (8.09%) QA
2 181 (1.34%) SLA
3 130 (0.96%) GDPR
4 114 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 53 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 50 (0.37%) NIST
8 34 (0.25%) COBIT
9 32 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.16%) PMO
11 21 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 12 (0.089%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.081%) ISO 22301
13 11 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 11 (0.081%) PSD2
14 8 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.052%) FISMA
15 7 (0.052%) TickIT
16 5 (0.037%) ISO 26262
16 5 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 4,210 (31.18%) Docker
2 484 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 334 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 212 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 134 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 99 (0.73%) vSphere
7 52 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 35 (0.26%) KVM
10 30 (0.22%) Xen
11 29 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (0.18%) Varnish
13 22 (0.16%) oVirt
14 21 (0.16%) RHEV
15 20 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 20 (0.15%) HDFS
15 20 (0.15%) VMware NSX
15 20 (0.15%) XenApp
16 18 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
17 17 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3,413 (25.28%) Kubernetes
2 2,673 (19.80%) Terraform
3 2,630 (19.48%) Ansible
4 1,934 (14.32%) Puppet
5 1,500 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 325 (2.41%) Prometheus
7 302 (2.24%) Packer
8 250 (1.85%) Grafana
9 238 (1.76%) Nagios
10 222 (1.64%) Salt
11 208 (1.54%) Consul
12 202 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
13 179 (1.33%) Kibana
14 148 (1.10%) Rancher
15 129 (0.96%) ZABBIX
16 110 (0.81%) Graphite
17 99 (0.73%) logstash
18 82 (0.61%) SCCM
19 79 (0.59%) Automic
20 70 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,043 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 1,159 (8.58%) Google
3 647 (4.79%) Oracle
4 565 (4.18%) VMware
5 358 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 298 (2.21%) Splunk
7 219 (1.62%) IBM
8 217 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 211 (1.56%) SAP
10 184 (1.36%) Cisco
11 142 (1.05%) AppDynamics
12 140 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
13 135 (1.00%) WorldPay
14 134 (0.99%) Sitecore
15 128 (0.95%) Citrix
16 113 (0.84%) New Relic
17 93 (0.69%) Cloudera
17 93 (0.69%) SaltStack
18 91 (0.67%) Adobe
19 90 (0.67%) Databricks