Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 42 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 +32 +62
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,900 9,764 7,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.14% 5.86% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.94% 6.41% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10,148 7,815 6,299
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £38,243 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £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 144,369 152,330 169,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.14% 91.49% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 115,796 122,065 143,421
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +7 7,217 £70,000 +3.70% 975
North of England +35 2,085 £50,000 - 295
South East +18 1,551 £55,000 - 226
North West +28 1,125 £52,500 +5.00% 163
Yorkshire +37 830 £50,000 - 110
East of England +47 802 £57,500 +4.55% 132
South West +28 650 £50,000 - 111
Midlands +59 560 £55,000 +6.80% 86
West Midlands +78 318 £57,500 +15.00% 57
East Midlands +43 241 £50,000 -4.76% 29
North East +14 146 £48,500 +27.63% 22
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 6,984 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5,874 (45.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4,790 (37.13%) Linux
4 4,060 (31.47%) Python
5 3,995 (30.97%) Java
6 3,985 (30.89%) Docker
7 3,747 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 3,426 (26.56%) Jenkins
9 3,254 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
10 3,116 (24.16%) Ansible
11 2,847 (22.07%) Puppet
12 2,688 (20.84%) Finance
13 2,459 (19.06%) SQL
14 2,437 (18.89%) Microservices
15 2,409 (18.67%) JavaScript
16 2,386 (18.50%) Opscode Chef
17 2,280 (17.67%) Software Engineering
18 2,252 (17.46%) Scrum
19 2,214 (17.16%) Git (software)
20 2,170 (16.82%) Windows
21 2,151 (16.67%) Kubernetes
22 2,049 (15.88%) TDD
23 2,036 (15.78%) C#
24 1,943 (15.06%) .NET
25 1,808 (14.02%) Configuration Management
26 1,796 (13.92%) Terraform
27 1,689 (13.09%) Bash Shell
28 1,643 (12.74%) Web Services
29 1,618 (12.54%) Test Automation
30 1,563 (12.12%) Microsoft

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
1 692 (5.36%) Apache
2 632 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 627 (4.86%) Confluence
4 467 (3.62%) Tomcat
5 386 (2.99%) Apache Spark
6 350 (2.71%) IIS
7 324 (2.51%) OpenStack
8 292 (2.26%) CMS
9 275 (2.13%) nginx
10 212 (1.64%) JBoss
11 197 (1.53%) SharePoint
12 187 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 168 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
14 138 (1.07%) WebLogic
15 112 (0.87%) Apache Solr
16 109 (0.84%) EPiServer
17 103 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
18 72 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 69 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 69 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 81 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.070%) Camtasia
8 9 (0.070%) HipChat
9 8 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.031%) GIMP
11 3 (0.023%) Mingle
11 3 (0.023%) Stata
12 2 (0.016%) InVision
12 2 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.008%) Blender
13 1 (0.008%) Maya
13 1 (0.008%) NUKE
13 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.008%) Weka
Business Applications
1 85 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
2 79 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 61 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
4 54 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
4 54 (0.42%) thinkFolio
5 50 (0.39%) Front Arena
6 48 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 39 (0.30%) Eloqua
8 29 (0.22%) Magento
9 24 (0.19%) Bloomberg AIM
10 23 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 20 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
12 17 (0.13%) Documaker
13 16 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 15 (0.12%) Markit EDM
15 9 (0.070%) MetaTrader
16 8 (0.062%) SAP S/4HANA
17 7 (0.054%) ION MarketView
17 7 (0.054%) R3 Corda
18 6 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5,874 (45.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3,747 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,109 (8.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 760 (5.89%) SaaS
5 732 (5.67%) PaaS
6 727 (5.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 633 (4.91%) IaaS
8 544 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
9 540 (4.19%) GitHub
10 477 (3.70%) Serverless
11 447 (3.47%) Amazon S3
12 377 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
13 260 (2.02%) OpenShift
14 256 (1.98%) Office 365
15 252 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 252 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
16 184 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 168 (1.30%) npm
18 146 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
19 144 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 590 (4.57%) DNS
2 582 (4.51%) Firewall
3 437 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 329 (2.55%) HTTP
5 262 (2.03%) VPN
6 251 (1.95%) Internet
7 187 (1.45%) DHCP
8 180 (1.40%) SSL
9 164 (1.27%) Network Security
10 118 (0.91%) SAN
11 113 (0.88%) WAN
12 104 (0.81%) LAN
13 77 (0.60%) SSH
14 68 (0.53%) SMTP
15 61 (0.47%) SMS
16 55 (0.43%) BGP
17 53 (0.41%) MPLS
18 49 (0.38%) IPsec
18 49 (0.38%) NetScaler
19 48 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,280 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 1,093 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 963 (7.47%) MySQL
4 842 (6.53%) Big Data
5 791 (6.13%) MongoDB
6 648 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
7 492 (3.81%) Hadoop
8 462 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 411 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 386 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
11 281 (2.18%) Redis
12 250 (1.94%) Blockchain
13 200 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 189 (1.47%) RDBMS
15 183 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
16 158 (1.22%) Neo4j
17 146 (1.13%) Oracle Database
18 142 (1.10%) Apache Hive
19 138 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 131 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3,426 (26.56%) Jenkins
2 2,214 (17.16%) Git (software)
3 1,286 (9.97%) JIRA
4 1,018 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 817 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 740 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 734 (5.69%) Maven
8 675 (5.23%) Selenium
9 589 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 489 (3.79%) Subversion
11 438 (3.40%) Vagrant
12 397 (3.08%) Visual Studio
13 339 (2.63%) Cucumber
14 330 (2.56%) Bitbucket
15 326 (2.53%) JUnit
16 295 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
17 286 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
18 280 (2.17%) Gradle
19 235 (1.82%) GitLab
20 216 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 2,688 (20.84%) Finance
2 768 (5.95%) Banking
3 756 (5.86%) Retail
4 416 (3.22%) Marketing
5 401 (3.11%) Games
6 298 (2.31%) Law
7 233 (1.81%) Front Office
8 231 (1.79%) Advertising
9 229 (1.78%) Telecoms
10 163 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 122 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 106 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 90 (0.70%) Back Office
13 90 (0.70%) Legal
14 87 (0.67%) Publishing
15 74 (0.57%) Electronics
16 51 (0.40%) Billing
17 44 (0.34%) Automotive
18 33 (0.26%) Military
19 26 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,703 (28.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3,146 (24.39%) Developer
3 1,030 (7.98%) Java Developer
4 900 (6.98%) Architect
5 829 (6.43%) AWS DevOps
6 791 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
7 746 (5.78%) Senior Developer
8 711 (5.51%) Linux Engineer
9 674 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 646 (5.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 643 (4.98%) Senior DevOps
12 602 (4.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 567 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
14 554 (4.29%) .NET Developer
14 554 (4.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 533 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 445 (3.45%) Java Engineer
17 436 (3.38%) C# Developer
18 433 (3.36%) Consultant
19 390 (3.02%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,943 (15.06%) .NET
2 1,643 (12.74%) Web Services
3 1,273 (9.87%) AngularJS
4 1,216 (9.43%) HTML
5 1,196 (9.27%) Node.js
6 1,093 (8.47%) REST
7 1,037 (8.04%) CSS
8 989 (7.67%) Spring
9 976 (7.57%) React
10 862 (6.68%) RESTful
11 605 (4.69%) ASP.NET
12 567 (4.40%) HTML5
13 510 (3.95%) Spring Boot
14 443 (3.43%) JSON
15 408 (3.16%) Kafka
16 407 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 398 (3.09%) SOAP
18 390 (3.02%) CSS3
19 381 (2.95%) jQuery
20 378 (2.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 784 (6.08%) Computer Science
2 772 (5.98%) Fintech
3 664 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 597 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 517 (4.01%) Public Cloud
6 494 (3.83%) User Experience
7 478 (3.71%) Data Centre
8 384 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
9 349 (2.71%) Mobile App
10 322 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
11 288 (2.23%) Private Cloud
12 257 (1.99%) Management Information System
13 243 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
14 211 (1.64%) Cloud Native
15 172 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
16 165 (1.28%) Hedge funds
17 152 (1.18%) Virtual Team
18 140 (1.09%) Algorithms
18 140 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 117 (0.91%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4,790 (37.13%) Linux
2 2,170 (16.82%) Windows
3 928 (7.19%) Unix
4 583 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 522 (4.05%) CentOS
6 463 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 343 (2.66%) Ubuntu
8 245 (1.90%) Android
9 183 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 164 (1.27%) Debian
11 153 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 149 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 87 (0.67%) Windows 10
14 70 (0.54%) CoreOS
15 56 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 56 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 55 (0.43%) Solaris
17 52 (0.40%) VMS
18 41 (0.32%) Fedora
19 38 (0.29%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,984 (54.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3,254 (25.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2,437 (18.89%) Microservices
4 2,280 (17.67%) Software Engineering
5 2,252 (17.46%) Scrum
6 2,049 (15.88%) TDD
7 1,808 (14.02%) Configuration Management
8 1,618 (12.54%) Test Automation
9 1,471 (11.40%) Open Source
10 1,433 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 1,287 (9.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 1,134 (8.79%) BDD
13 918 (7.12%) Deployment Automation
14 887 (6.88%) Mentoring
15 853 (6.61%) MVC
16 835 (6.47%) SDLC
17 826 (6.40%) E-Commerce
18 767 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
19 759 (5.88%) Analytics
20 740 (5.74%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4,060 (31.47%) Python
2 3,995 (30.97%) Java
3 2,459 (19.06%) SQL
4 2,409 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 2,036 (15.78%) C#
6 1,689 (13.09%) Bash Shell
7 1,500 (11.63%) Ruby
8 1,483 (11.50%) PowerShell
9 765 (5.93%) Perl
10 715 (5.54%) PHP
11 609 (4.72%) C++
12 598 (4.64%) Java 8
13 585 (4.53%) Go
14 552 (4.28%) Scala
15 468 (3.63%) Shell Script
16 360 (2.79%) C
17 265 (2.05%) T-SQL
18 205 (1.59%) ES6
19 167 (1.29%) TypeScript
20 160 (1.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,424 (11.04%) Degree
2 420 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 385 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 294 (2.28%) AWS Certification
5 252 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 163 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 156 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 139 (1.08%) Master's Degree
9 102 (0.79%) MCSE
10 98 (0.76%) CISSP
11 83 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 74 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
13 73 (0.57%) MCSA
14 66 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 66 (0.51%) RHCE
15 57 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 48 (0.37%) CCNA
17 46 (0.36%) CISM
17 46 (0.36%) SAFe Agilist
18 38 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 968 (7.50%) QA
2 498 (3.86%) GCP
3 134 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 107 (0.83%) SLA
6 87 (0.67%) GDPR
7 45 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 39 (0.30%) COBIT
9 36 (0.28%) PMO
10 16 (0.12%) PSD2
11 14 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.078%) PA-DSS
13 9 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.062%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.039%) JSP 440
17 4 (0.031%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.031%) HL7
17 4 (0.031%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,985 (30.89%) Docker
2 624 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 617 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 318 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 259 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
6 146 (1.13%) vSphere
7 109 (0.84%) VirtualBox
8 107 (0.83%) KVM
9 101 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 97 (0.75%) Xen
11 56 (0.43%) HDFS
12 50 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 50 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 49 (0.38%) XenServer
14 46 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
15 39 (0.30%) oVirt
16 37 (0.29%) Apache Flume
16 37 (0.29%) LXC
17 34 (0.26%) Samba
18 33 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3,116 (24.16%) Ansible
2 2,847 (22.07%) Puppet
3 2,386 (18.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2,151 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 1,796 (13.92%) Terraform
6 405 (3.14%) Nagios
7 388 (3.01%) Salt
8 269 (2.09%) Packer
9 242 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
10 226 (1.75%) ZABBIX
11 221 (1.71%) Kibana
12 171 (1.33%) Prometheus
13 165 (1.28%) Grafana
14 148 (1.15%) Consul
15 118 (0.91%) Graphite
16 103 (0.80%) logstash
17 100 (0.78%) Mesos
18 96 (0.74%) Rancher
19 91 (0.71%) SCCM
20 82 (0.64%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1,563 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 1,087 (8.43%) Google
3 965 (7.48%) VMware
4 827 (6.41%) Oracle
5 687 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 470 (3.64%) Splunk
7 313 (2.43%) New Relic
8 293 (2.27%) Atlassian
9 270 (2.09%) Cisco
10 269 (2.09%) IBM
11 247 (1.91%) AppDynamics
12 243 (1.88%) SAP
13 203 (1.57%) Citrix
14 142 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 142 (1.10%) ServiceNow
15 141 (1.09%) WorldPay
16 137 (1.06%) hybris
17 132 (1.02%) SaltStack
17 132 (1.02%) Sitecore
18 97 (0.75%) Rackspace