Period
to 20 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 17 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 6,745 13,845 12,941
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.93% 10.61% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.11% 11.50% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,286 11,570 10,677
Median annual salary £64,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.77% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,975 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +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 41,869 120,363 143,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.70% 92.21% 91.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34,277 95,319 115,064
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in England

DevOps
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in England.

Salary trend for DevOps in England

DevOps
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +2 3,467 £73,750 -1.67% 632
South East +9 1,015 £60,000 +4.35% 183
North of England +7 980 £55,000 +4.76% 325
Midlands +15 518 £54,500 +0.93% 125
North West +4 508 £55,000 - 193
South West +15 489 £54,000 +8.00% 124
Yorkshire +8 389 £52,500 - 90
West Midlands +15 353 £54,500 -0.37% 87
East of England +8 208 £57,500 +4.55% 81
East Midlands +17 165 £55,000 - 38
North East +20 83 £47,500 -5.00% 42
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 3,144 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 3,047 (45.17%) Azure
3 2,783 (41.26%) AWS
4 2,160 (32.02%) Docker
5 2,148 (31.85%) Python
6 1,883 (27.92%) Kubernetes
7 1,561 (23.14%) Java
8 1,560 (23.13%) Terraform
9 1,545 (22.91%) JavaScript
10 1,498 (22.21%) Microservices
11 1,490 (22.09%) Finance
12 1,442 (21.38%) SQL
13 1,421 (21.07%) C#
14 1,409 (20.89%) Linux
15 1,392 (20.64%) .NET
16 1,273 (18.87%) Jenkins
17 1,215 (18.01%) Git (software)
18 1,129 (16.74%) Software Engineering
19 1,122 (16.63%) Ansible
20 988 (14.65%) Scrum
21 981 (14.54%) SQL Server
22 955 (14.16%) Microsoft
23 890 (13.19%) Test Automation
24 878 (13.02%) TDD
25 876 (12.99%) GCP
26 790 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
27 745 (11.05%) AngularJS
28 705 (10.45%) Web Services
29 703 (10.42%) Windows
30 702 (10.41%) Serverless

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
1 240 (3.56%) Apache
2 238 (3.53%) Confluence
3 226 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
4 190 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 138 (2.05%) IIS
6 108 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 99 (1.47%) CMS
8 56 (0.83%) NServiceBus
9 49 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 48 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 43 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 31 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 30 (0.44%) WordPress
14 28 (0.42%) nginx
14 28 (0.42%) Umbraco
14 28 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 24 (0.36%) JBoss
16 23 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
17 21 (0.31%) Headless CMS
18 20 (0.30%) EPiServer
Applications
1 60 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.074%) InVision
9 4 (0.059%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.059%) Figma
9 4 (0.059%) Sketch
10 2 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.015%) Mingle
11 1 (0.015%) SPSS
11 1 (0.015%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 50 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.58%) R3 Corda
3 29 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
4 18 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 17 (0.25%) Magento
5 17 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 14 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.13%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.089%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.074%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.044%) Loan IQ
13 2 (0.030%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.030%) OpenCart
13 2 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
13 2 (0.030%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3,047 (45.17%) Azure
2 2,783 (41.26%) AWS
3 876 (12.99%) GCP
4 702 (10.41%) Serverless
5 524 (7.77%) SaaS
6 438 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
7 368 (5.46%) PaaS
8 343 (5.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 331 (4.91%) IaaS
10 292 (4.33%) GitHub
11 214 (3.17%) Amazon ECS
12 189 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
13 180 (2.67%) Office 365
14 179 (2.65%) Power Platform
15 177 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
16 165 (2.45%) Amazon S3
17 133 (1.97%) OpenShift
18 104 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 104 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
19 93 (1.38%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 226 (3.35%) Firewall
2 148 (2.19%) DNS
3 125 (1.85%) Internet
4 110 (1.63%) HTTP
5 101 (1.50%) Network Security
6 89 (1.32%) VPN
7 82 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 78 (1.16%) LAN
9 75 (1.11%) WAN
10 67 (0.99%) Skype
11 42 (0.62%) SAN
12 34 (0.50%) DHCP
12 34 (0.50%) Wireless
13 32 (0.47%) BGP
14 26 (0.39%) SNMP
15 25 (0.37%) OSPF
16 24 (0.36%) SSL
17 21 (0.31%) Wireshark
18 19 (0.28%) Broadband
18 19 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 498 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 425 (6.30%) MySQL
4 390 (5.78%) MongoDB
5 351 (5.20%) Big Data
6 348 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
7 259 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
8 190 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 175 (2.59%) Hadoop
10 161 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
11 146 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 138 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 134 (1.99%) Data Lake
13 134 (1.99%) Power BI
14 127 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 127 (1.88%) Redis
15 102 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
16 91 (1.35%) Blockchain
17 81 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
18 78 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,273 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 1,215 (18.01%) Git (software)
3 455 (6.75%) JIRA
4 330 (4.89%) GitLab
5 294 (4.36%) Selenium
6 269 (3.99%) TeamCity
7 225 (3.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 182 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 180 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 176 (2.61%) Cucumber
11 157 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 140 (2.08%) Visual Studio
13 124 (1.84%) Maven
14 115 (1.70%) Artifactory
15 106 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
16 95 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
17 90 (1.33%) SpecFlow
18 68 (1.01%) SonarQube
19 66 (0.98%) JUnit
19 66 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 1,490 (22.09%) Finance
2 473 (7.01%) Banking
3 250 (3.71%) Public Sector
4 187 (2.77%) Retail
5 140 (2.08%) Law
6 132 (1.96%) Games
7 121 (1.79%) Marketing
8 114 (1.69%) Back Office
9 104 (1.54%) Front Office
10 100 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 92 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 62 (0.92%) Legal
13 55 (0.82%) Advertising
14 50 (0.74%) Electronics
15 47 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 47 (0.70%) Publishing
16 33 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.44%) Local Government
18 23 (0.34%) Digital Economy
19 14 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,031 (30.11%) Developer
2 1,727 (25.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 530 (7.86%) AWS Engineer
4 473 (7.01%) Senior Developer
5 471 (6.98%) Architect
6 427 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
7 396 (5.87%) Software Engineer
8 391 (5.80%) .NET Developer
9 360 (5.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 354 (5.25%) Senior DevOps
11 325 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 321 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
13 314 (4.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 302 (4.48%) Java Developer
15 259 (3.84%) C# Developer
16 256 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
17 255 (3.78%) Software Developer
18 248 (3.68%) Python Engineer
19 203 (3.01%) Azure DevOps Engineer
20 183 (2.71%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,392 (20.64%) .NET
2 745 (11.05%) AngularJS
3 705 (10.45%) Web Services
4 698 (10.35%) React
5 693 (10.27%) HTML
6 673 (9.98%) CSS
7 657 (9.74%) Node.js
8 571 (8.47%) .NET Core
9 431 (6.39%) ASP.NET
10 425 (6.30%) REST
11 379 (5.62%) .NET Framework
12 366 (5.43%) RESTful
13 349 (5.17%) Spring
14 301 (4.46%) HTML5
15 287 (4.26%) Kafka
16 258 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 231 (3.42%) JSON
18 210 (3.11%) Spring Boot
19 188 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 186 (2.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 339 (5.03%) Cloud Native
2 320 (4.74%) Public Cloud
3 317 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 312 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
5 232 (3.44%) User Experience
6 204 (3.02%) Hedge funds
7 175 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 160 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 125 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 125 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 97 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 91 (1.35%) Derivative
12 87 (1.29%) Private Cloud
13 84 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 81 (1.20%) Fixed Income
15 68 (1.01%) Equities
16 67 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 58 (0.86%) Data Structures
17 58 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
17 58 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,409 (20.89%) Linux
2 703 (10.42%) Windows
3 226 (3.35%) Unix
4 211 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 173 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 170 (2.52%) CentOS
7 80 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 79 (1.17%) Android
9 75 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 58 (0.86%) Debian
11 37 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
13 23 (0.34%) VMS
14 20 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.28%) Windows 10
16 18 (0.27%) CoreOS
17 16 (0.24%) Solaris
18 15 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
19 12 (0.18%) Mac OS
20 9 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,144 (46.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1,498 (22.21%) Microservices
3 1,129 (16.74%) Software Engineering
4 988 (14.65%) Scrum
5 890 (13.19%) Test Automation
6 878 (13.02%) TDD
7 790 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
8 696 (10.32%) Fintech
9 657 (9.74%) Infrastructure as Code
10 618 (9.16%) Mentoring
11 522 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
12 502 (7.44%) Configuration Management
13 443 (6.57%) BDD
14 434 (6.43%) Analytics
15 398 (5.90%) MVC
16 387 (5.74%) Open Source
17 368 (5.46%) Continuous Delivery
17 368 (5.46%) OO
18 341 (5.06%) SDLC
19 337 (5.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,148 (31.85%) Python
2 1,561 (23.14%) Java
3 1,545 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 1,442 (21.38%) SQL
5 1,421 (21.07%) C#
6 640 (9.49%) PowerShell
7 485 (7.19%) Bash Shell
8 375 (5.56%) Go
9 347 (5.14%) Ruby
10 322 (4.77%) TypeScript
11 269 (3.99%) PHP
12 252 (3.74%) Scala
13 236 (3.50%) C++
14 217 (3.22%) T-SQL
15 138 (2.05%) Kotlin
16 120 (1.78%) C
17 109 (1.62%) Perl
18 107 (1.59%) Groovy
19 96 (1.42%) Shell Script
20 95 (1.41%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 553 (8.20%) Degree
2 364 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 242 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 193 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 155 (2.30%) AWS Certification
6 102 (1.51%) DV Cleared
7 78 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 50 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (0.74%) Sun Certification
10 47 (0.70%) ISEB
11 45 (0.67%) CISSP
12 43 (0.64%) CCNA
13 38 (0.56%) PhD
14 37 (0.55%) Master's Degree
15 34 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (0.36%) PMI Certification
17 19 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 18 (0.27%) CCNP
19 17 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (5.52%) QA
2 84 (1.25%) SLA
3 71 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (0.99%) GDPR
5 42 (0.62%) NIST
6 35 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.33%) PMO
8 16 (0.24%) NIST 800
9 11 (0.16%) COBIT
10 10 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.074%) EMIR
12 4 (0.059%) FINRA
12 4 (0.059%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.059%) MiFID
13 3 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.044%) NCSC
13 3 (0.044%) RMADS
13 3 (0.044%) UCITS
System Software
1 2,160 (32.02%) Docker
2 229 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 144 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 67 (0.99%) vSphere
6 33 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 21 (0.31%) HDFS
9 17 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (0.25%) XenApp
10 15 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.18%) GlusterFS
12 11 (0.16%) vCloud
13 9 (0.13%) Samba
13 9 (0.13%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.12%) LXC
14 8 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.12%) Xen
15 6 (0.089%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,883 (27.92%) Kubernetes
2 1,560 (23.13%) Terraform
3 1,122 (16.63%) Ansible
4 619 (9.18%) Puppet
5 394 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
6 163 (2.42%) Grafana
7 147 (2.18%) Prometheus
8 62 (0.92%) Kibana
9 58 (0.86%) Packer
10 49 (0.73%) SCCM
11 47 (0.70%) Istio
12 46 (0.68%) Graphite
13 38 (0.56%) Nagios
14 34 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
15 29 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
16 28 (0.42%) logstash
17 23 (0.34%) Mesos
17 23 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
17 23 (0.34%) vCenter Server
18 22 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 955 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 496 (7.35%) Google
3 323 (4.79%) Oracle
4 221 (3.28%) VMware
5 137 (2.03%) Splunk
6 134 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 131 (1.94%) Cisco
8 108 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 98 (1.45%) SAP
10 77 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 69 (1.02%) Tableau
12 62 (0.92%) IBM
13 54 (0.80%) Databricks
14 52 (0.77%) New Relic
15 50 (0.74%) ServiceNow
16 43 (0.64%) Sitecore
17 42 (0.62%) CheckPoint
18 41 (0.61%) Xamarin
19 36 (0.53%) Citrix
19 36 (0.53%) Cloudera