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

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 30 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26 +41
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,677 11,688 8,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.21% 7.10% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 7.73% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9,859 9,509 6,724
England median annual salary £63,747 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,950 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.40% +3.75% +9.09%

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 126,367 151,213 148,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.76% 91.80% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 100,609 124,225 123,012
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 March 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 March 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 +5 6,963 £72,500 +3.57% 1,230
North of England +12 1,908 £52,500 - 474
South East +26 1,888 £56,000 +1.82% 357
North West +10 1,049 £55,000 +4.76% 240
Yorkshire +17 776 £50,000 -4.76% 174
South West +9 657 £52,500 +5.00% 173
Midlands +28 654 £52,500 -4.55% 227
East of England +8 553 £57,500 -4.17% 168
West Midlands +70 429 £51,250 -6.82% 165
East Midlands -3 222 £55,000 - 62
North East +18 100 £50,000 +9.62% 60
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 6,800 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5,737 (45.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4,332 (34.17%) Python
4 4,150 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 4,129 (32.57%) Linux
6 3,972 (31.33%) Docker
7 3,724 (29.38%) Java
8 3,038 (23.96%) Ansible
9 3,034 (23.93%) Jenkins
10 2,640 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 2,618 (20.65%) Kubernetes
12 2,409 (19.00%) Finance
13 2,374 (18.73%) SQL
14 2,329 (18.37%) Puppet
15 2,290 (18.06%) JavaScript
16 2,259 (17.82%) Software Engineering
17 2,201 (17.36%) Git (software)
18 2,161 (17.05%) C#
19 2,071 (16.34%) Terraform
20 2,042 (16.11%) .NET
21 1,942 (15.32%) Scrum
22 1,921 (15.15%) Microservices
23 1,886 (14.88%) Windows
24 1,734 (13.68%) Microsoft
25 1,694 (13.36%) TDD
26 1,688 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
27 1,669 (13.17%) Test Automation
28 1,612 (12.72%) Configuration Management
29 1,589 (12.53%) Bash Shell
30 1,514 (11.94%) Google Cloud Platform

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
1 622 (4.91%) Apache
2 584 (4.61%) Confluence
3 532 (4.20%) Apache Spark
4 498 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
5 381 (3.01%) IIS
6 317 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 234 (1.85%) nginx
8 220 (1.74%) SharePoint
9 164 (1.29%) CMS
10 158 (1.25%) OpenStack
11 135 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 134 (1.06%) JBoss
13 121 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
14 107 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 102 (0.80%) MS Exchange
16 80 (0.63%) Apache Solr
17 77 (0.61%) Apache Pig
18 74 (0.58%) Drupal
19 64 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
20 56 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 114 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 20 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.095%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.079%) HipChat
11 5 (0.039%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.032%) EngageOne
12 4 (0.032%) Mingle
13 3 (0.024%) ArchiCAD
13 3 (0.024%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.024%) MicroStation
13 3 (0.024%) Revit
14 2 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.016%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 96 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 39 (0.31%) Magento
4 32 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
5 29 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
6 18 (0.14%) Actimize
6 18 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.079%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.079%) SAP GRC
9 9 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.055%) Exstream
10 7 (0.055%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.039%) BusinessWorks
12 5 (0.039%) R3 Corda
13 3 (0.024%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 5,737 (45.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4,150 (32.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,514 (11.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 739 (5.83%) PaaS
5 735 (5.80%) SaaS
6 734 (5.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 595 (4.69%) Serverless
8 581 (4.58%) GitHub
9 565 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
10 535 (4.22%) IaaS
11 493 (3.89%) Amazon S3
12 415 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
13 393 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
14 324 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 302 (2.38%) Office 365
16 292 (2.30%) OpenShift
17 218 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
18 199 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 155 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
20 135 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 611 (4.82%) Firewall
2 395 (3.12%) DNS
3 342 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 257 (2.03%) Internet
5 208 (1.64%) HTTP
6 200 (1.58%) VPN
7 170 (1.34%) Network Security
8 139 (1.10%) DHCP
9 131 (1.03%) WAN
10 126 (0.99%) SSL
11 108 (0.85%) LAN
12 80 (0.63%) SAN
13 76 (0.60%) VLAN
14 47 (0.37%) Wireless
15 41 (0.32%) MPLS
16 36 (0.28%) VoIP
17 35 (0.28%) SSH
18 31 (0.24%) BGP
19 30 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,192 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 958 (7.56%) Big Data
3 927 (7.31%) NoSQL
4 798 (6.29%) MySQL
5 743 (5.86%) MongoDB
6 599 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 507 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 439 (3.46%) Relational Database
9 429 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
10 367 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 236 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 204 (1.61%) Redis
13 194 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
14 192 (1.51%) Blockchain
15 171 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 170 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
17 148 (1.17%) Oracle Database
18 136 (1.07%) Power BI
19 131 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
20 130 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3,034 (23.93%) Jenkins
2 2,201 (17.36%) Git (software)
3 1,181 (9.32%) JIRA
4 802 (6.33%) TeamCity
5 714 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 698 (5.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 650 (5.13%) Maven
8 616 (4.86%) Selenium
9 607 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 440 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 374 (2.95%) Visual Studio
12 351 (2.77%) Cucumber
13 311 (2.45%) GitLab
14 310 (2.45%) Subversion
15 301 (2.37%) Gradle
16 290 (2.29%) Vagrant
17 284 (2.24%) Bitbucket
18 251 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
19 218 (1.72%) JUnit
20 157 (1.24%) Ant
General
1 2,409 (19.00%) Finance
2 774 (6.11%) Banking
3 655 (5.17%) Retail
4 338 (2.67%) Law
5 323 (2.55%) Marketing
6 249 (1.96%) Games
7 223 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 149 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 134 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 129 (1.02%) Front Office
11 126 (0.99%) Military
12 125 (0.99%) Publishing
13 119 (0.94%) Investment Banking
14 115 (0.91%) Advertising
15 112 (0.88%) Legal
16 62 (0.49%) Back Office
17 58 (0.46%) Local Government
18 56 (0.44%) Electronics
19 42 (0.33%) Billing
20 40 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,610 (28.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 2,852 (22.50%) Developer
3 1,049 (8.27%) Architect
4 902 (7.12%) AWS Engineer
5 802 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
6 743 (5.86%) Java Developer
7 708 (5.58%) Senior Developer
8 658 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
9 652 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 623 (4.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 612 (4.83%) .NET Developer
12 605 (4.77%) Cloud Engineer
13 585 (4.61%) C# Developer
14 570 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
15 536 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 500 (3.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 456 (3.60%) Consultant
18 411 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 384 (3.03%) Java Engineer
20 354 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,042 (16.11%) .NET
2 1,500 (11.83%) Web Services
3 1,222 (9.64%) Node.js
4 1,015 (8.01%) HTML
5 1,008 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 946 (7.46%) CSS
7 931 (7.34%) Spring
8 894 (7.05%) React
9 868 (6.85%) REST
10 687 (5.42%) RESTful
11 657 (5.18%) Kafka
12 637 (5.02%) ASP.NET
13 535 (4.22%) JSON
14 475 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
15 425 (3.35%) .NET Framework
16 420 (3.31%) XML
17 402 (3.17%) HTML5
18 382 (3.01%) .NET Core
19 379 (2.99%) Spring Boot
20 378 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 850 (6.71%) Fintech
2 708 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 634 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 573 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 547 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 497 (3.92%) User Experience
7 424 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
8 394 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 362 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
10 319 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 295 (2.33%) Cloud Native
12 219 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
13 211 (1.66%) Management Information System
14 197 (1.55%) Private Cloud
15 185 (1.46%) Algorithms
16 173 (1.36%) Hedge funds
17 133 (1.05%) Virtual Team
18 105 (0.83%) Internet of Things
19 97 (0.77%) Robotics
20 93 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4,129 (32.57%) Linux
2 1,886 (14.88%) Windows
3 810 (6.39%) Unix
4 529 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 460 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 458 (3.61%) CentOS
7 338 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 282 (2.22%) Android
9 211 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 129 (1.02%) Debian
11 111 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 103 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 55 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 53 (0.42%) VMS
16 52 (0.41%) DC/OS
17 47 (0.37%) CoreOS
18 46 (0.36%) Mesosphere
19 44 (0.35%) Mac OS
20 35 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,800 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2,640 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 2,259 (17.82%) Software Engineering
4 1,942 (15.32%) Scrum
5 1,921 (15.15%) Microservices
6 1,694 (13.36%) TDD
7 1,669 (13.17%) Test Automation
8 1,612 (12.72%) Configuration Management
9 1,308 (10.32%) Open Source
10 1,286 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 1,132 (8.93%) Mentoring
12 925 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
13 923 (7.28%) Analytics
14 908 (7.16%) SDLC
15 887 (7.00%) BDD
16 775 (6.11%) Deployment Automation
17 750 (5.92%) MVC
18 705 (5.56%) Computer Science
19 678 (5.35%) Artificial Intelligence
20 665 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4,332 (34.17%) Python
2 3,724 (29.38%) Java
3 2,374 (18.73%) SQL
4 2,290 (18.06%) JavaScript
5 2,161 (17.05%) C#
6 1,589 (12.53%) Bash Shell
7 1,282 (10.11%) PowerShell
8 1,173 (9.25%) Ruby
9 663 (5.23%) C++
10 645 (5.09%) Perl
11 644 (5.08%) PHP
12 634 (5.00%) Go
13 585 (4.61%) Scala
14 480 (3.79%) Java 8
15 399 (3.15%) C
16 337 (2.66%) Shell Script
17 267 (2.11%) T-SQL
18 182 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 180 (1.42%) Groovy
20 157 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,165 (9.19%) Degree
2 586 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 395 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 387 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 241 (1.90%) AWS Certification
6 222 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 131 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 120 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 109 (0.86%) ISEB
10 104 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
11 99 (0.78%) CISSP
12 97 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 86 (0.68%) RHCE
14 77 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
15 61 (0.48%) RHCSA
16 60 (0.47%) Master's Degree
16 60 (0.47%) MCSE
17 50 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
18 45 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 44 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 848 (6.69%) QA
2 150 (1.18%) GDPR
3 143 (1.13%) SLA
4 107 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 54 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.23%) PMO
7 29 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 27 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.12%) MiFID
10 14 (0.11%) SAS 70
11 12 (0.095%) PA-DSS
12 11 (0.087%) GAMP
12 11 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.071%) COBIT
13 9 (0.071%) HIPAA
14 8 (0.063%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.055%) PSD2
16 5 (0.039%) FedRAMP
16 5 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3,972 (31.33%) Docker
2 583 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 532 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 337 (2.66%) Hyper-V
5 260 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 110 (0.87%) vSphere
7 94 (0.74%) VirtualBox
8 83 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 58 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 48 (0.38%) Apache Flume
10 48 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 47 (0.37%) XenApp
12 40 (0.32%) HDFS
13 38 (0.30%) KVM
14 31 (0.24%) oVirt
15 29 (0.23%) pfSense
15 29 (0.23%) Varnish
16 27 (0.21%) RHEV
17 26 (0.21%) iptables
18 25 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3,038 (23.96%) Ansible
2 2,618 (20.65%) Kubernetes
3 2,329 (18.37%) Puppet
4 2,071 (16.34%) Terraform
5 1,688 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
6 358 (2.82%) Salt
7 313 (2.47%) Prometheus
8 276 (2.18%) Packer
9 240 (1.89%) Nagios
10 221 (1.74%) Grafana
11 196 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
12 191 (1.51%) Consul
13 138 (1.09%) Graphite
14 137 (1.08%) Kibana
15 113 (0.89%) Mesos
16 112 (0.88%) ZABBIX
17 89 (0.70%) SCCM
18 77 (0.61%) Oozie
19 70 (0.55%) logstash
20 63 (0.50%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,734 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 1,107 (8.73%) Google
3 822 (6.48%) Oracle
4 727 (5.73%) VMware
5 595 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 409 (3.23%) Splunk
7 271 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 207 (1.63%) New Relic
9 194 (1.53%) IBM
10 171 (1.35%) Cloudera
11 170 (1.34%) SAP
12 161 (1.27%) Cisco
13 143 (1.13%) AppDynamics
14 119 (0.94%) SaltStack
15 118 (0.93%) HP
16 108 (0.85%) Citrix
17 101 (0.80%) Sitecore
18 87 (0.69%) Tableau
19 85 (0.67%) Adobe
20 81 (0.64%) Cognizant