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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 21,590 12,203 10,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 15.67% 14.97% 11.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.48% 15.99% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11,325 9,725 8,112
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,181 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £96,250 £98,750
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 130,994 76,305 79,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 95.05% 93.59% 92.99%
Number of salaries quoted 72,490 57,488 64,531
10th Percentile £33,786 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -1 12,354 £80,000 +6.67% 940
South East -2 2,772 £65,000 +8.33% 241
North of England 0 2,745 £60,000 +11.11% 333
North West +1 1,591 £60,000 +11.11% 196
South West -5 1,270 £57,500 +12.75% 132
Midlands +2 1,201 £57,500 +4.55% 189
Yorkshire -2 1,033 £60,000 +9.09% 91
East of England +2 805 £60,000 - 126
West Midlands -2 805 £60,000 - 116
East Midlands 0 372 £57,500 +15.00% 72
North East -12 132 £52,250 +4.50% 46
South Coast - 3 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 12,028 (55.71%) Agile
2 10,365 (48.01%) Azure
3 9,804 (45.41%) AWS
4 8,633 (39.99%) CI/CD
5 6,864 (31.79%) Python
6 6,840 (31.68%) Kubernetes
7 6,644 (30.77%) Docker
8 5,417 (25.09%) JavaScript
9 5,401 (25.02%) Terraform
10 5,394 (24.98%) Java
11 5,350 (24.78%) Finance
12 5,031 (23.30%) Software Engineering
13 4,561 (21.13%) C#
14 4,467 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 4,295 (19.89%) Social Skills
16 4,281 (19.83%) SQL
17 4,175 (19.34%) Microservices
18 4,034 (18.68%) GCP
19 4,026 (18.65%) Jenkins
20 4,025 (18.64%) .NET
21 3,963 (18.36%) React
22 3,889 (18.01%) Scrum
23 3,880 (17.97%) Linux
24 3,746 (17.35%) Test Automation
25 3,387 (15.69%) Infrastructure as Code
26 3,266 (15.13%) Microsoft
27 3,238 (15.00%) Ansible
28 3,026 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
29 3,023 (14.00%) TDD
30 3,001 (13.90%) Node.js

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
1 744 (3.45%) Confluence
2 714 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 505 (2.34%) Apache Spark
4 486 (2.25%) Apache
5 465 (2.15%) IIS
6 426 (1.97%) CMS
7 295 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 254 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
9 239 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 193 (0.89%) nginx
11 166 (0.77%) JBoss
11 166 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 115 (0.53%) Umbraco
13 111 (0.51%) GeoServer
14 99 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
15 96 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
16 92 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
17 89 (0.41%) WordPress
18 87 (0.40%) WebLogic
19 77 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 205 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 150 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 60 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 53 (0.25%) Sketch
7 49 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 37 (0.17%) Campfire
9 29 (0.13%) InVision
10 24 (0.11%) Adobe XD
10 24 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
12 12 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.042%) Maple
14 8 (0.037%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.019%) EngageOne
15 4 (0.019%) Windchill
16 3 (0.014%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.014%) FrameMaker
16 3 (0.014%) Maya
Business Applications
1 193 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 60 (0.28%) Magento
4 44 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 38 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 30 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 30 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 30 (0.14%) Shopify
7 27 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 27 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 24 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 21 (0.097%) Maximo
9 21 (0.097%) R3 Corda
10 19 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 13 (0.060%) Summit
13 11 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
14 10 (0.046%) Line 50
14 10 (0.046%) Sage 200
15 8 (0.037%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10,365 (48.01%) Azure
2 9,804 (45.41%) AWS
3 4,034 (18.68%) GCP
4 2,940 (13.62%) Serverless
5 1,928 (8.93%) SaaS
6 1,670 (7.74%) GitHub
7 1,491 (6.91%) PaaS
8 1,342 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1,286 (5.96%) AWS Lambda
10 850 (3.94%) IaaS
11 843 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
12 831 (3.85%) Amazon S3
13 798 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
14 763 (3.53%) Power Platform
15 662 (3.07%) OpenShift
16 653 (3.02%) Amazon ECS
17 537 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 531 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
19 499 (2.31%) Amazon EKS
20 488 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 640 (2.96%) Firewall
2 451 (2.09%) HTTP
3 388 (1.80%) DNS
4 336 (1.56%) Internet
5 248 (1.15%) Network Security
6 218 (1.01%) VPN
7 180 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 134 (0.62%) LAN
9 126 (0.58%) DHCP
10 124 (0.57%) Broadband
11 118 (0.55%) WAN
12 95 (0.44%) SSL
13 69 (0.32%) SAN
13 69 (0.32%) SSH
14 55 (0.25%) Cisco IPT
14 55 (0.25%) Wireless
15 53 (0.25%) Kerberos
16 51 (0.24%) SD-WAN
17 48 (0.22%) VLAN
17 48 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,331 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 1,648 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1,635 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 1,456 (6.74%) MySQL
5 1,294 (5.99%) Relational Database
6 1,081 (5.01%) Big Data
7 974 (4.51%) MongoDB
8 678 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 605 (2.80%) Redis
10 600 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 581 (2.69%) Power BI
12 579 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
13 544 (2.52%) Data Lake
14 417 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 383 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 353 (1.64%) Hadoop
17 338 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
18 287 (1.33%) RDBMS
19 284 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
20 218 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 4,467 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 4,026 (18.65%) Jenkins
3 1,970 (9.12%) JIRA
4 898 (4.16%) GitLab
5 866 (4.01%) Selenium
6 730 (3.38%) TeamCity
7 661 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 629 (2.91%) Maven
9 531 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 508 (2.35%) Visual Studio
11 466 (2.16%) Bitbucket
12 426 (1.97%) Cypress.io
13 413 (1.91%) JUnit
14 406 (1.88%) CircleCI
14 406 (1.88%) Cucumber
15 387 (1.79%) SonarQube
16 365 (1.69%) Gradle
17 347 (1.61%) webpack
18 343 (1.59%) Postman
19 283 (1.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 5,350 (24.78%) Finance
2 4,295 (19.89%) Social Skills
3 1,584 (7.34%) Banking
4 1,401 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1,212 (5.61%) Retail
6 1,176 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1,068 (4.95%) Games
8 842 (3.90%) Marketing
9 828 (3.84%) Public Sector
10 683 (3.16%) Manufacturing
11 462 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
12 450 (2.08%) Legal
13 436 (2.02%) Law
14 368 (1.70%) Telecoms
15 280 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
16 279 (1.29%) Advertising
17 272 (1.26%) Financial Institution
18 248 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
19 216 (1.00%) Publishing
20 208 (0.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5,181 (24.00%) Developer
2 4,518 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,442 (11.31%) Software Engineer
4 1,523 (7.05%) Senior Developer
5 1,369 (6.34%) Architect
6 1,188 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
7 1,085 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 1,085 (5.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 878 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 857 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 793 (3.67%) Data Engineer
11 773 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
12 765 (3.54%) Azure Engineer
13 763 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
14 667 (3.09%) Java Developer
15 654 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
16 605 (2.80%) Java Engineer
17 593 (2.75%) Principal Engineer
18 586 (2.71%) Analyst
19 568 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,025 (18.64%) .NET
2 3,963 (18.36%) React
3 3,001 (13.90%) Node.js
4 2,250 (10.42%) AngularJS
5 2,210 (10.24%) CSS
6 2,134 (9.88%) HTML
7 1,696 (7.86%) REST
8 1,554 (7.20%) .NET Core
9 1,474 (6.83%) Kafka
10 1,333 (6.17%) Spring
11 1,292 (5.98%) RESTful
12 1,091 (5.05%) ASP.NET
13 990 (4.59%) HTML5
14 980 (4.54%) Vue.js
15 974 (4.51%) .NET Framework
16 944 (4.37%) Web Services
17 854 (3.96%) JSON
18 797 (3.69%) Spring Boot
19 752 (3.48%) GraphQL
20 697 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,639 (7.59%) Cloud Native
2 1,559 (7.22%) User Experience
3 1,124 (5.21%) Public Cloud
4 989 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
5 791 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 692 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 686 (3.18%) Virtual Team
8 680 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 556 (2.58%) Management Information System
10 512 (2.37%) Life Science
11 490 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 482 (2.23%) Data Structures
13 369 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
14 351 (1.63%) Private Cloud
15 327 (1.51%) Blog
16 312 (1.45%) IoT
17 301 (1.39%) Data Centre
18 283 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
19 247 (1.14%) Blockchain
20 218 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 3,880 (17.97%) Linux
2 1,925 (8.92%) Windows
3 776 (3.59%) Unix
4 495 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 426 (1.97%) Android
6 368 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 313 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 243 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 188 (0.87%) CentOS
10 127 (0.59%) Mesosphere
11 77 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 65 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 63 (0.29%) VMS
14 46 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
15 44 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
16 34 (0.16%) Debian
17 24 (0.11%) AIX
18 20 (0.093%) Kali Linux
19 17 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,028 (55.71%) Agile
2 8,633 (39.99%) CI/CD
3 5,031 (23.30%) Software Engineering
4 4,175 (19.34%) Microservices
5 3,889 (18.01%) Scrum
6 3,746 (17.35%) Test Automation
7 3,387 (15.69%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3,026 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
9 3,023 (14.00%) TDD
10 2,992 (13.86%) Full Stack Development
11 2,941 (13.62%) Mentoring
12 2,787 (12.91%) Problem-Solving
13 2,281 (10.57%) SDLC
14 2,245 (10.40%) Analytics
15 1,964 (9.10%) Coaching
16 1,668 (7.73%) Computer Science
17 1,599 (7.41%) BDD
18 1,580 (7.32%) Configuration Management
19 1,437 (6.66%) Kanban
20 1,414 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6,864 (31.79%) Python
2 5,417 (25.09%) JavaScript
3 5,394 (24.98%) Java
4 4,561 (21.13%) C#
5 4,281 (19.83%) SQL
6 2,239 (10.37%) TypeScript
7 2,048 (9.49%) PowerShell
8 1,956 (9.06%) Bash
9 1,943 (9.00%) Go
10 1,022 (4.73%) Ruby
11 877 (4.06%) C++
12 816 (3.78%) PHP
13 788 (3.65%) Scala
14 657 (3.04%) C
15 518 (2.40%) T-SQL
16 511 (2.37%) Kotlin
17 444 (2.06%) Groovy
18 408 (1.89%) Shell Script
19 347 (1.61%) Perl
20 303 (1.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,316 (10.73%) Degree
2 1,229 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 870 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 831 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 293 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 264 (1.22%) AWS Certification
7 217 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 184 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 182 (0.84%) CISSP
10 168 (0.78%) ISEB
11 143 (0.66%) DV Cleared
12 134 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
13 123 (0.57%) DBS Check
14 93 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 90 (0.42%) PMI Certification
16 77 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 67 (0.31%) PMP
18 53 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
19 52 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
20 48 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,863 (8.63%) QA
2 491 (2.27%) Accessibility
3 251 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 250 (1.16%) GDPR
5 230 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 155 (0.72%) SLA
7 124 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 93 (0.43%) NIST
9 82 (0.38%) GRC
10 62 (0.29%) PMO
11 60 (0.28%) WCAG
12 59 (0.27%) COBIT
13 57 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
14 44 (0.20%) SOC 2
15 32 (0.15%) HIPAA
16 30 (0.14%) ISO 9001
17 29 (0.13%) GxP
17 29 (0.13%) IASME
18 26 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 24 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 6,644 (30.77%) Docker
2 432 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 326 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 262 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 77 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 75 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 69 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 61 (0.28%) vSphere
9 56 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 46 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 41 (0.19%) KVM
12 38 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 37 (0.17%) Firmware
14 36 (0.17%) LXC
14 36 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 23 (0.11%) zsh
16 18 (0.083%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 14 (0.065%) Ceph
17 14 (0.065%) HDFS
18 13 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6,840 (31.68%) Kubernetes
2 5,401 (25.02%) Terraform
3 3,238 (15.00%) Ansible
4 1,326 (6.14%) Puppet
5 1,032 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
6 825 (3.82%) Prometheus
7 666 (3.08%) Grafana
8 311 (1.44%) Istio
9 296 (1.37%) Kibana
10 190 (0.88%) Consul
11 161 (0.75%) Packer
12 145 (0.67%) logstash
13 129 (0.60%) Automic
14 120 (0.56%) Rancher
15 109 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
16 107 (0.50%) SCCM
17 98 (0.45%) HAProxy
18 95 (0.44%) ZABBIX
19 93 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
20 69 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3,266 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 1,693 (7.84%) Google
3 944 (4.37%) Oracle
4 576 (2.67%) Splunk
5 511 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 488 (2.26%) VMware
7 404 (1.87%) Databricks
8 350 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 264 (1.22%) New Relic
10 220 (1.02%) IBM
11 196 (0.91%) ServiceNow
12 192 (0.89%) Atlassian
13 181 (0.84%) SAP
14 154 (0.71%) Sitecore
15 148 (0.69%) AppDynamics
16 133 (0.62%) SaltStack
17 129 (0.60%) Dynatrace
18 122 (0.57%) Adobe
19 117 (0.54%) Cisco
20 109 (0.50%) MuleSoft