Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +27
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,530 12,463 10,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.78% 8.84% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.72% 9.59% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9,731 9,758 8,731
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +2.40% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +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 106,915 130,013 150,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.97% 92.17% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 85,339 103,585 122,402
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +5 6,637 £74,000 +5.71% 1,152
South East +14 1,969 £57,500 +4.55% 378
North of England +4 1,755 £54,486 +3.78% 500
North West +6 945 £52,500 -4.55% 277
South West +21 823 £50,000 -4.76% 188
Midlands +26 821 £52,900 -0.19% 274
Yorkshire +4 720 £55,000 +10.00% 173
West Midlands +30 591 £55,000 +3.77% 166
East of England +10 473 £57,500 -0.86% 162
East Midlands +12 230 £47,500 -11.63% 108
North East -4 90 £40,000 -27.27% 50
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 6,491 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 4,905 (39.15%) AWS
3 4,765 (38.03%) Azure
4 3,802 (30.34%) Docker
5 3,425 (27.33%) Python
6 3,179 (25.37%) Kubernetes
7 3,111 (24.83%) Java
8 3,057 (24.40%) Linux
9 2,639 (21.06%) JavaScript
10 2,571 (20.52%) Finance
11 2,508 (20.02%) C#
12 2,429 (19.39%) Ansible
13 2,381 (19.00%) .NET
14 2,375 (18.95%) Terraform
15 2,353 (18.78%) SQL
16 2,260 (18.04%) Jenkins
17 2,183 (17.42%) Microservices
18 2,126 (16.97%) Git (software)
19 2,022 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
19 2,022 (16.14%) Software Engineering
20 1,979 (15.79%) Microsoft
21 1,944 (15.51%) Scrum
22 1,855 (14.80%) TDD
23 1,733 (13.83%) Test Automation
24 1,683 (13.43%) Puppet
25 1,640 (13.09%) Windows
26 1,609 (12.84%) SQL Server
27 1,391 (11.10%) GCP
28 1,338 (10.68%) PowerShell
29 1,232 (9.83%) Opscode Chef

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
1 528 (4.21%) Confluence
2 364 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
3 357 (2.85%) Apache Spark
4 341 (2.72%) IIS
5 305 (2.43%) Apache
6 193 (1.54%) CMS
6 193 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 166 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 159 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 137 (1.09%) nginx
10 109 (0.87%) JBoss
11 98 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 81 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 70 (0.56%) WordPress
14 69 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 53 (0.42%) Drupal
16 40 (0.32%) SAS
17 39 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 39 (0.31%) MS Exchange
18 37 (0.30%) EPiServer
Applications
1 111 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 24 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 17 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.056%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.032%) HipChat
11 4 (0.032%) InVision
12 3 (0.024%) Gliffy
13 2 (0.016%) InDesign
13 2 (0.016%) Sketch
14 1 (0.008%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.008%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 126 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 35 (0.28%) Magento
5 19 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 12 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
8 10 (0.080%) HFM
8 10 (0.080%) Oracle FAH
9 8 (0.064%) Temenos T24
10 7 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
10 7 (0.056%) Elite 3E
10 7 (0.056%) R3 Corda
11 6 (0.048%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 6 (0.048%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.040%) Distributed Ledger
12 5 (0.040%) RiskWrite
12 5 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.032%) CA PPM
13 4 (0.032%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4,905 (39.15%) AWS
2 4,765 (38.03%) Azure
3 1,391 (11.10%) GCP
4 753 (6.01%) Serverless
5 710 (5.67%) SaaS
6 708 (5.65%) PaaS
7 658 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 570 (4.55%) IaaS
9 457 (3.65%) GitHub
10 437 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
10 437 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
11 363 (2.90%) Office 365
12 350 (2.79%) Amazon S3
13 319 (2.55%) OpenShift
14 308 (2.46%) Power Platform
15 304 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
16 287 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
17 180 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
18 175 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 146 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 503 (4.01%) Firewall
2 377 (3.01%) DNS
3 284 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 219 (1.75%) Internet
5 182 (1.45%) VPN
6 139 (1.11%) HTTP
7 127 (1.01%) DHCP
8 99 (0.79%) Network Security
9 96 (0.77%) SSL
10 94 (0.75%) WAN
11 74 (0.59%) Wireless
12 66 (0.53%) LAN
13 65 (0.52%) BGP
14 55 (0.44%) SAN
15 46 (0.37%) OSPF
16 42 (0.34%) VLAN
17 37 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (0.27%) VoIP
19 33 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
20 30 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,609 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 729 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 676 (5.40%) Big Data
4 576 (4.60%) MySQL
5 445 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 439 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 426 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 359 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
9 320 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 316 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 301 (2.40%) Power BI
12 256 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 241 (1.92%) Redis
14 237 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 226 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 216 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 204 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
18 149 (1.19%) RDBMS
19 141 (1.13%) Data Lake
20 126 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2,260 (18.04%) Jenkins
2 2,126 (16.97%) Git (software)
3 1,216 (9.70%) JIRA
4 679 (5.42%) Selenium
5 476 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 474 (3.78%) TeamCity
7 447 (3.57%) Maven
8 433 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 394 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 384 (3.06%) GitLab
11 382 (3.05%) Cucumber
12 378 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 306 (2.44%) Visual Studio
14 304 (2.43%) Bitbucket
15 224 (1.79%) JUnit
16 212 (1.69%) Artifactory
17 211 (1.68%) Subversion
18 206 (1.64%) JMeter
19 193 (1.54%) SonarQube
20 164 (1.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 2,571 (20.52%) Finance
2 712 (5.68%) Banking
3 590 (4.71%) Retail
4 354 (2.83%) Public Sector
5 315 (2.51%) Marketing
6 204 (1.63%) Games
7 182 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 167 (1.33%) Front Office
9 139 (1.11%) Law
10 125 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 121 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 104 (0.83%) Legal
13 99 (0.79%) Electronics
14 82 (0.65%) Billing
14 82 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 78 (0.62%) Advertising
16 71 (0.57%) Automotive
17 52 (0.42%) Back Office
18 35 (0.28%) Publishing
19 33 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,199 (25.53%) Developer
2 3,035 (24.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 918 (7.33%) Architect
4 865 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 807 (6.44%) Senior Developer
6 695 (5.55%) AWS Engineer
7 617 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 610 (4.87%) .NET Developer
9 603 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 583 (4.65%) Senior DevOps
11 510 (4.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 485 (3.87%) Software Developer
13 475 (3.79%) Azure Engineer
13 475 (3.79%) C# Developer
14 457 (3.65%) AWS DevOps
15 411 (3.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 377 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
17 374 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 372 (2.97%) Consultant
19 349 (2.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,381 (19.00%) .NET
2 1,229 (9.81%) React
3 1,226 (9.78%) CSS
4 1,208 (9.64%) Web Services
5 1,185 (9.46%) AngularJS
6 1,144 (9.13%) HTML
7 1,123 (8.96%) Node.js
8 933 (7.45%) REST
9 838 (6.69%) ASP.NET
10 758 (6.05%) RESTful
11 740 (5.91%) .NET Core
11 740 (5.91%) Spring
12 575 (4.59%) .NET Framework
13 554 (4.42%) Kafka
14 517 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 475 (3.79%) JSON
16 454 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 437 (3.49%) Spring Boot
18 436 (3.48%) HTML5
19 384 (3.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 733 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
2 687 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 592 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 475 (3.79%) User Experience
5 400 (3.19%) Cloud Native
6 389 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 377 (3.01%) Data Centre
8 311 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 278 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 208 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 176 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 162 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
13 159 (1.27%) Hedge funds
14 140 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 120 (0.96%) Data Structures
16 116 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 115 (0.92%) Fixed Income
18 109 (0.87%) Algorithms
19 98 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 81 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,057 (24.40%) Linux
2 1,640 (13.09%) Windows
3 589 (4.70%) Unix
4 486 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 318 (2.54%) CentOS
6 243 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 220 (1.76%) Android
8 207 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 133 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 127 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 77 (0.61%) Debian
12 70 (0.56%) VMS
13 65 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 62 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 59 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 29 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 24 (0.19%) Mesosphere
19 18 (0.14%) CoreOS
20 17 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,491 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2,183 (17.42%) Microservices
3 2,022 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2,022 (16.14%) Software Engineering
4 1,944 (15.51%) Scrum
5 1,855 (14.80%) TDD
6 1,733 (13.83%) Test Automation
7 1,166 (9.31%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1,123 (8.96%) Mentoring
9 1,100 (8.78%) Configuration Management
10 1,083 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
11 1,030 (8.22%) BDD
12 1,001 (7.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 966 (7.71%) Open Source
14 927 (7.40%) SDLC
15 926 (7.39%) MVC
16 871 (6.95%) Fintech
17 803 (6.41%) Analytics
18 737 (5.88%) Migration
19 732 (5.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,425 (27.33%) Python
2 3,111 (24.83%) Java
3 2,639 (21.06%) JavaScript
4 2,508 (20.02%) C#
5 2,353 (18.78%) SQL
6 1,338 (10.68%) PowerShell
7 1,161 (9.27%) Bash Shell
8 862 (6.88%) Ruby
9 618 (4.93%) Go
10 579 (4.62%) PHP
11 536 (4.28%) C++
12 396 (3.16%) Java 8
13 380 (3.03%) TypeScript
14 358 (2.86%) C
15 353 (2.82%) Perl
16 348 (2.78%) Scala
17 320 (2.55%) T-SQL
18 271 (2.16%) Shell Script
19 233 (1.86%) Kotlin
20 147 (1.17%) ES6
Qualifications
1 939 (7.49%) Degree
2 551 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 371 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 367 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 199 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 183 (1.46%) AWS Certification
7 133 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 117 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 79 (0.63%) ISEB
10 69 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 61 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 53 (0.42%) CISSP
13 46 (0.37%) MCSA
14 44 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (0.34%) MCSE
16 33 (0.26%) CCNP
16 33 (0.26%) RHCE
17 29 (0.23%) CISM
18 28 (0.22%) MCSD
19 24 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 949 (7.57%) QA
2 177 (1.41%) SLA
3 114 (0.91%) GDPR
4 89 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 84 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 55 (0.44%) NIST
8 43 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.16%) COBIT
10 20 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 14 (0.11%) PMO
12 13 (0.10%) FISMA
13 11 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
14 8 (0.064%) NCSC
14 8 (0.064%) PMBOK
15 7 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 6 (0.048%) WCAG
17 5 (0.040%) PSD2
18 4 (0.032%) ITGC
System Software
1 3,802 (30.34%) Docker
2 475 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 342 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 194 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 113 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 70 (0.56%) vSphere
7 45 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 36 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 27 (0.22%) KVM
10 27 (0.22%) vCloud
11 23 (0.18%) Xen
12 22 (0.18%) XenApp
13 21 (0.17%) HDFS
14 17 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
14 17 (0.14%) oVirt
15 16 (0.13%) NFS
16 13 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 13 (0.10%) DFS Replication
16 13 (0.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3,179 (25.37%) Kubernetes
2 2,429 (19.39%) Ansible
3 2,375 (18.95%) Terraform
4 1,683 (13.43%) Puppet
5 1,232 (9.83%) Opscode Chef
6 287 (2.29%) Packer
7 269 (2.15%) Grafana
8 259 (2.07%) Prometheus
9 191 (1.52%) Nagios
10 187 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
11 166 (1.32%) Salt
12 152 (1.21%) Consul
13 139 (1.11%) Rancher
14 119 (0.95%) ZABBIX
15 109 (0.87%) Kibana
16 105 (0.84%) SCCM
17 91 (0.73%) Mesos
18 90 (0.72%) Graphite
19 74 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
20 62 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,979 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 962 (7.68%) Google
3 645 (5.15%) Oracle
4 541 (4.32%) VMware
5 336 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 241 (1.92%) Splunk
7 240 (1.92%) Atlassian
8 206 (1.64%) IBM
9 180 (1.44%) SAP
10 165 (1.32%) Cisco
11 145 (1.16%) WorldPay
12 134 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 117 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 112 (0.89%) Citrix
15 107 (0.85%) ServiceNow
16 103 (0.82%) HP
17 99 (0.79%) AppDynamics
18 87 (0.69%) SaltStack
19 83 (0.66%) New Relic
20 81 (0.65%) Adobe