Period
to 20 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 39 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 +32 +55
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,809 10,226 7,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.41% 6.25% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.23% 6.83% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10,025 8,224 6,382
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £36,517
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 138,796 149,766 163,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 111,323 118,944 137,635
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 October 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 October 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 +10 7,253 £70,000 +3.70% 1,132
North of England +28 2,019 £50,000 - 382
South East +20 1,619 £55,000 - 315
North West +23 1,114 £52,500 +5.00% 192
Yorkshire +32 811 £50,000 - 147
East of England +41 711 £57,500 +4.55% 140
South West +28 639 £50,000 - 154
Midlands +38 545 £55,000 +4.76% 157
West Midlands +46 344 £57,500 +9.52% 102
East Midlands +15 199 £50,000 -4.76% 53
North East +17 134 £50,000 - 43
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7,051 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 5,731 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
3 4,436 (34.63%) Linux
4 4,024 (31.42%) Docker
5 3,982 (31.09%) Python
6 3,868 (30.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 3,805 (29.71%) Java
8 3,339 (26.07%) Jenkins
9 3,174 (24.78%) Ansible
10 2,975 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
11 2,727 (21.29%) Puppet
12 2,618 (20.44%) Finance
13 2,479 (19.35%) SQL
14 2,408 (18.80%) JavaScript
15 2,369 (18.49%) Microservices
16 2,314 (18.07%) Kubernetes
17 2,282 (17.82%) Scrum
18 2,281 (17.81%) Git (software)
19 2,217 (17.31%) Software Engineering
20 2,199 (17.17%) Opscode Chef
21 2,099 (16.39%) C#
22 2,021 (15.78%) TDD
23 1,938 (15.13%) .NET
24 1,928 (15.05%) Windows
25 1,770 (13.82%) Terraform
26 1,656 (12.93%) Configuration Management
27 1,628 (12.71%) Bash Shell
28 1,617 (12.62%) Test Automation
29 1,593 (12.44%) Microsoft
30 1,516 (11.84%) Web Services

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
1 683 (5.33%) Apache
2 614 (4.79%) Confluence
3 592 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 396 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 363 (2.83%) Apache Spark
6 314 (2.45%) IIS
7 289 (2.26%) CMS
8 277 (2.16%) OpenStack
9 249 (1.94%) nginx
10 210 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 181 (1.41%) SharePoint
12 179 (1.40%) JBoss
13 160 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 134 (1.05%) WebLogic
15 114 (0.89%) Apache Solr
16 113 (0.88%) EPiServer
17 109 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
18 88 (0.69%) MS Exchange
19 77 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 66 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 84 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 22 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 15 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.070%) Camtasia
10 8 (0.062%) HipChat
11 6 (0.047%) Mingle
12 4 (0.031%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.031%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.023%) GIMP
13 3 (0.023%) Stata
14 2 (0.016%) InVision
14 2 (0.016%) Snapchat
15 1 (0.008%) Maya
15 1 (0.008%) NUKE
15 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 85 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
2 66 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 51 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 44 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 44 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 39 (0.30%) Magento
6 22 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 22 (0.17%) thinkFolio
7 21 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.14%) Front Arena
10 16 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
10 16 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 13 (0.10%) Actimize
12 10 (0.078%) Markit EDM
13 9 (0.070%) Documaker
13 9 (0.070%) SAP GRC
14 7 (0.055%) ION MarketView
14 7 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
14 7 (0.055%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,731 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3,868 (30.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,205 (9.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 809 (6.32%) PaaS
5 749 (5.85%) SaaS
6 728 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 574 (4.48%) IaaS
8 559 (4.36%) GitHub
9 502 (3.92%) Serverless
10 489 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
11 473 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
12 411 (3.21%) Amazon S3
13 319 (2.49%) Office 365
14 308 (2.40%) OpenShift
15 241 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
16 222 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 172 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 167 (1.30%) npm
19 153 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
19 153 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 645 (5.04%) Firewall
2 522 (4.08%) DNS
3 361 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 281 (2.19%) HTTP
5 229 (1.79%) VPN
6 223 (1.74%) Internet
7 209 (1.63%) DHCP
8 142 (1.11%) SSL
9 140 (1.09%) Network Security
10 92 (0.72%) SAN
11 90 (0.70%) LAN
12 84 (0.66%) WAN
13 69 (0.54%) VLAN
14 66 (0.52%) SSH
15 60 (0.47%) Skype
16 58 (0.45%) BGP
17 55 (0.43%) VoIP
18 53 (0.41%) SMTP
19 49 (0.38%) OSPF
19 49 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,236 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 1,112 (8.68%) NoSQL
3 849 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 845 (6.60%) MySQL
5 786 (6.14%) Big Data
6 583 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 465 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 423 (3.30%) Relational Database
9 383 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
10 350 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 249 (1.94%) Redis
12 225 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
13 218 (1.70%) Blockchain
14 209 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 185 (1.44%) RDBMS
16 138 (1.08%) Oracle Database
16 138 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 136 (1.06%) Apache Hive
18 120 (0.94%) Neo4j
19 110 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3,339 (26.07%) Jenkins
2 2,281 (17.81%) Git (software)
3 1,286 (10.04%) JIRA
4 996 (7.78%) TeamCity
5 836 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 787 (6.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 763 (5.96%) Maven
8 630 (4.92%) Selenium
9 561 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 488 (3.81%) Subversion
11 420 (3.28%) Visual Studio
12 382 (2.98%) Vagrant
13 331 (2.58%) Cucumber
14 296 (2.31%) Bitbucket
15 288 (2.25%) Gradle
16 267 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
17 264 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
18 258 (2.01%) JUnit
19 244 (1.90%) GitLab
20 218 (1.70%) gulp
General
1 2,618 (20.44%) Finance
2 812 (6.34%) Banking
3 600 (4.68%) Retail
4 429 (3.35%) Marketing
5 366 (2.86%) Games
6 302 (2.36%) Law
7 212 (1.66%) Advertising
8 187 (1.46%) Front Office
8 187 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 157 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 146 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 110 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 90 (0.70%) Back Office
13 81 (0.63%) Electronics
13 81 (0.63%) Publishing
14 78 (0.61%) Legal
15 53 (0.41%) Automotive
16 42 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 41 (0.32%) Military
18 39 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,721 (29.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3,078 (24.03%) Developer
3 987 (7.71%) Java Developer
4 944 (7.37%) Architect
5 758 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
6 751 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 749 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
8 680 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
9 634 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
10 630 (4.92%) Software Engineer
11 587 (4.58%) .NET Developer
12 585 (4.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 569 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 556 (4.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 551 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
16 484 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 471 (3.68%) C# Developer
18 397 (3.10%) Consultant
19 395 (3.08%) Java Engineer
19 395 (3.08%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,938 (15.13%) .NET
2 1,516 (11.84%) Web Services
3 1,277 (9.97%) AngularJS
4 1,217 (9.50%) Node.js
5 1,200 (9.37%) HTML
6 1,073 (8.38%) REST
7 1,037 (8.10%) CSS
8 1,029 (8.03%) Spring
9 969 (7.56%) React
10 807 (6.30%) RESTful
11 608 (4.75%) HTML5
12 605 (4.72%) ASP.NET
13 500 (3.90%) Spring Boot
14 434 (3.39%) Kafka
15 404 (3.15%) CSS3
16 401 (3.13%) JSON
17 391 (3.05%) jQuery
18 382 (2.98%) SOAP
19 368 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
20 353 (2.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 790 (6.17%) Fintech
2 758 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 698 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 596 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 531 (4.15%) User Experience
6 510 (3.98%) Data Centre
7 495 (3.86%) Public Cloud
8 413 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 357 (2.79%) Mobile App
10 343 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
11 282 (2.20%) Cloud Native
12 246 (1.92%) Private Cloud
13 227 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 224 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
15 211 (1.65%) Management Information System
16 168 (1.31%) Hedge funds
17 161 (1.26%) Virtual Team
18 151 (1.18%) Algorithms
19 122 (0.95%) PKI
20 120 (0.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4,436 (34.63%) Linux
2 1,928 (15.05%) Windows
3 858 (6.70%) Unix
4 568 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 561 (4.38%) CentOS
6 503 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 331 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 214 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 205 (1.60%) Android
10 181 (1.41%) Debian
11 171 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 136 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 125 (0.98%) Windows 10
14 68 (0.53%) CoreOS
15 53 (0.41%) VMS
16 46 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 43 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 42 (0.33%) Fedora
19 36 (0.28%) Windows 7
20 35 (0.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,051 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2,975 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
3 2,369 (18.49%) Microservices
4 2,282 (17.82%) Scrum
5 2,217 (17.31%) Software Engineering
6 2,021 (15.78%) TDD
7 1,656 (12.93%) Configuration Management
8 1,617 (12.62%) Test Automation
9 1,466 (11.45%) Open Source
10 1,387 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
11 1,328 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 1,146 (8.95%) BDD
13 981 (7.66%) Mentoring
14 803 (6.27%) Deployment Automation
15 794 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 784 (6.12%) MVC
17 763 (5.96%) SDLC
18 755 (5.89%) Analytics
19 728 (5.68%) E-Commerce
20 680 (5.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3,982 (31.09%) Python
2 3,805 (29.71%) Java
3 2,479 (19.35%) SQL
4 2,408 (18.80%) JavaScript
5 2,099 (16.39%) C#
6 1,628 (12.71%) Bash Shell
7 1,391 (10.86%) PowerShell
8 1,342 (10.48%) Ruby
9 740 (5.78%) PHP
10 731 (5.71%) Perl
11 674 (5.26%) Go
12 652 (5.09%) C++
13 560 (4.37%) Java 8
14 498 (3.89%) Scala
15 410 (3.20%) Shell Script
16 366 (2.86%) C
17 281 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 221 (1.73%) ES6
19 191 (1.49%) TypeScript
20 133 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,397 (10.91%) Degree
2 424 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 379 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 252 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 191 (1.49%) AWS Certification
6 180 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 127 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 126 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 101 (0.79%) CISSP
10 95 (0.74%) RHCE
11 77 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 69 (0.54%) ISTQB
13 67 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
14 65 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 64 (0.50%) MCSE
16 63 (0.49%) RHCSA
17 54 (0.42%) MCSA
18 50 (0.39%) CCNA
19 47 (0.37%) SAFe Agilist
20 46 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 913 (7.13%) QA
2 117 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (0.87%) SLA
4 89 (0.69%) GDPR
5 83 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 62 (0.48%) PMO
7 31 (0.24%) COBIT
8 28 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.062%) PSD2
13 7 (0.055%) PA-DSS
14 6 (0.047%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 5 (0.039%) JSP 440
16 4 (0.031%) GxP
16 4 (0.031%) ISO 22301
16 4 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.031%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4,024 (31.42%) Docker
2 639 (4.99%) Active Directory
3 580 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 356 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 254 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
6 133 (1.04%) vSphere
7 111 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 91 (0.71%) VirtualBox
9 78 (0.61%) KVM
10 68 (0.53%) Xen
11 41 (0.32%) oVirt
12 39 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 39 (0.30%) HDFS
12 39 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
12 39 (0.30%) XenServer
13 37 (0.29%) XenApp
14 33 (0.26%) RHEV
15 31 (0.24%) NFS
16 30 (0.23%) iptables
17 29 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3,174 (24.78%) Ansible
2 2,727 (21.29%) Puppet
3 2,314 (18.07%) Kubernetes
4 2,199 (17.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1,770 (13.82%) Terraform
6 431 (3.36%) Salt
7 314 (2.45%) Nagios
8 294 (2.30%) Packer
9 283 (2.21%) Docker Swarm
10 255 (1.99%) ZABBIX
11 218 (1.70%) Grafana
12 195 (1.52%) Consul
13 194 (1.51%) Prometheus
14 191 (1.49%) Kibana
15 174 (1.36%) Graphite
16 135 (1.05%) SCCM
17 107 (0.84%) Mesos
18 95 (0.74%) Rancher
19 86 (0.67%) logstash
20 79 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,593 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 1,075 (8.39%) Google
3 884 (6.90%) VMware
4 794 (6.20%) Oracle
5 763 (5.96%) Red Hat
6 369 (2.88%) Splunk
7 315 (2.46%) Atlassian
8 289 (2.26%) New Relic
9 254 (1.98%) IBM
10 250 (1.95%) SAP
11 226 (1.76%) Cisco
12 189 (1.48%) AppDynamics
13 169 (1.32%) Citrix
14 139 (1.09%) Sitecore
15 131 (1.02%) SaltStack
16 111 (0.87%) hybris
17 109 (0.85%) Adobe
18 107 (0.84%) ServiceNow
19 106 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
20 104 (0.81%) HP