Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 8,894 14,139 13,138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.67% 10.39% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.73% 11.27% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,809 11,721 10,837
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,750 £37,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,875 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.60% +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 64,763 125,508 153,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.27% 92.20% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52,211 99,658 123,855
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +2 4,610 £75,000 +3.45% 449
North of England +6 1,392 £52,500 - 243
South East +8 1,354 £58,500 +1.74% 157
North West +4 679 £55,000 - 137
Midlands +15 639 £55,000 +4.76% 107
Yorkshire +11 628 £50,000 - 81
South West +8 584 £51,593 +3.19% 89
West Midlands +14 436 £55,000 +4.76% 67
East of England +4 297 £55,000 - 49
East Midlands +17 202 £52,500 - 40
North East +17 85 £45,000 -10.00% 25
South Coast - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 4,305 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 3,822 (42.97%) Azure
3 3,569 (40.13%) AWS
4 2,781 (31.27%) Python
5 2,690 (30.25%) Docker
6 2,404 (27.03%) Kubernetes
7 2,273 (25.56%) Java
8 1,963 (22.07%) JavaScript
9 1,962 (22.06%) Finance
10 1,925 (21.64%) Linux
11 1,858 (20.89%) Terraform
12 1,807 (20.32%) SQL
13 1,719 (19.33%) .NET
14 1,714 (19.27%) C#
15 1,627 (18.29%) Microservices
16 1,583 (17.80%) Ansible
17 1,578 (17.74%) Jenkins
18 1,499 (16.85%) Software Engineering
19 1,495 (16.81%) Git (software)
20 1,259 (14.16%) Microsoft
21 1,242 (13.96%) Scrum
22 1,229 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
23 1,225 (13.77%) SQL Server
24 1,186 (13.33%) TDD
25 1,133 (12.74%) GCP
26 1,112 (12.50%) Test Automation
27 985 (11.07%) AngularJS
28 952 (10.70%) Windows
29 937 (10.54%) Node.js
30 893 (10.04%) PowerShell

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
1 378 (4.25%) Confluence
2 280 (3.15%) Apache
3 244 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 237 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 188 (2.11%) IIS
6 149 (1.68%) CMS
7 126 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 96 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 77 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 68 (0.76%) nginx
11 56 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
12 50 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
13 41 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 35 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 29 (0.33%) JBoss
16 28 (0.31%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.31%) NServiceBus
16 28 (0.31%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.31%) WordPress
17 26 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 19 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.045%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.045%) InVision
7 4 (0.045%) Sketch
8 3 (0.034%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.022%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.011%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.011%) Mingle
10 1 (0.011%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
3 35 (0.39%) R3 Corda
4 29 (0.33%) Magento
5 21 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 17 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 14 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 8 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (0.079%) Sentinel
13 6 (0.067%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 5 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
14 5 (0.056%) Northgate Housing
15 4 (0.045%) assyst
16 3 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
16 3 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
16 3 (0.034%) SAP IS-U
17 2 (0.022%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3,822 (42.97%) Azure
2 3,569 (40.13%) AWS
3 1,133 (12.74%) GCP
4 816 (9.17%) Serverless
5 663 (7.45%) SaaS
6 447 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
7 445 (5.00%) PaaS
8 416 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 353 (3.97%) IaaS
10 325 (3.65%) GitHub
11 266 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
12 257 (2.89%) Power Platform
13 248 (2.79%) Amazon ECS
14 236 (2.65%) Office 365
15 210 (2.36%) Amazon S3
16 207 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
17 188 (2.11%) OpenShift
18 128 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 121 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 114 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 285 (3.20%) Firewall
2 192 (2.16%) DNS
3 155 (1.74%) Internet
4 131 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 128 (1.44%) VPN
6 123 (1.38%) HTTP
7 116 (1.30%) Network Security
8 83 (0.93%) WAN
9 72 (0.81%) LAN
10 71 (0.80%) SAN
11 58 (0.65%) BGP
12 54 (0.61%) DHCP
13 44 (0.49%) Wireless
14 37 (0.42%) OSPF
15 35 (0.39%) Skype
16 34 (0.38%) MPLS
17 33 (0.37%) SNMP
18 30 (0.34%) SSL
19 29 (0.33%) VPLS
20 28 (0.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,225 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 624 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 524 (5.89%) MySQL
4 471 (5.30%) Big Data
5 369 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 350 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 272 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
8 257 (2.89%) Relational Database
9 241 (2.71%) Hadoop
10 223 (2.51%) Power BI
11 195 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 174 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 170 (1.91%) Redis
14 165 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 163 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
16 159 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
17 135 (1.52%) Data Lake
18 122 (1.37%) Blockchain
19 116 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
19 116 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,578 (17.74%) Jenkins
2 1,495 (16.81%) Git (software)
3 665 (7.48%) JIRA
4 390 (4.38%) Selenium
5 348 (3.91%) GitLab
6 316 (3.55%) TeamCity
7 296 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 258 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 242 (2.72%) Visual Studio
10 221 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 215 (2.42%) Maven
12 208 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 178 (2.00%) Bitbucket
14 159 (1.79%) SpecFlow
15 147 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
16 137 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
17 123 (1.38%) JUnit
18 121 (1.36%) Artifactory
18 121 (1.36%) JMeter
19 95 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 1,962 (22.06%) Finance
2 623 (7.00%) Banking
3 360 (4.05%) Retail
4 192 (2.16%) Public Sector
5 185 (2.08%) Games
6 164 (1.84%) Marketing
7 161 (1.81%) Law
8 142 (1.60%) Front Office
9 135 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 119 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 116 (1.30%) Back Office
12 87 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 86 (0.97%) Legal
14 58 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 50 (0.56%) Advertising
16 42 (0.47%) Electronics
17 40 (0.45%) Local Government
17 40 (0.45%) Publishing
18 29 (0.33%) Automotive
19 23 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,460 (27.66%) Developer
2 2,161 (24.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 641 (7.21%) Architect
4 639 (7.18%) AWS Engineer
5 598 (6.72%) Software Engineer
6 565 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 463 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
8 456 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 454 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 449 (5.05%) .NET Developer
11 386 (4.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 360 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
13 353 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
14 344 (3.87%) Software Developer
15 312 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 308 (3.46%) C# Developer
17 291 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
18 268 (3.01%) Python Engineer
19 254 (2.86%) Java Engineer
20 246 (2.77%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,719 (19.33%) .NET
2 985 (11.07%) AngularJS
3 937 (10.54%) Node.js
4 891 (10.02%) React
5 838 (9.42%) CSS
6 831 (9.34%) HTML
7 825 (9.28%) Web Services
8 629 (7.07%) .NET Core
9 552 (6.21%) REST
10 534 (6.00%) ASP.NET
11 457 (5.14%) .NET Framework
12 451 (5.07%) Spring
13 418 (4.70%) RESTful
14 355 (3.99%) Kafka
15 330 (3.71%) HTML5
16 304 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 261 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 252 (2.83%) Vue.js
19 251 (2.82%) Spring Boot
20 241 (2.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 472 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 463 (5.21%) Public Cloud
3 412 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
4 395 (4.44%) Cloud Native
5 336 (3.78%) User Experience
6 240 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 225 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 220 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 208 (2.34%) Mobile App
10 168 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 141 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 140 (1.57%) Derivative
13 131 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 125 (1.41%) Fixed Income
15 117 (1.32%) Private Cloud
16 113 (1.27%) Data Structures
17 108 (1.21%) Equities
18 97 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
19 89 (1.00%) Algorithms
20 75 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,925 (21.64%) Linux
2 952 (10.70%) Windows
3 382 (4.30%) Unix
4 300 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 204 (2.29%) CentOS
6 183 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 145 (1.63%) Android
8 131 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 113 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 68 (0.76%) Debian
10 68 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 65 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 33 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (0.35%) VMS
15 28 (0.31%) CoreOS
15 28 (0.31%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
18 20 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,305 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1,627 (18.29%) Microservices
3 1,499 (16.85%) Software Engineering
4 1,242 (13.96%) Scrum
5 1,229 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
6 1,186 (13.33%) TDD
7 1,112 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 861 (9.68%) Fintech
9 829 (9.32%) Infrastructure as Code
10 768 (8.64%) Mentoring
11 710 (7.98%) Configuration Management
12 698 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
13 657 (7.39%) BDD
14 596 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
15 590 (6.63%) Analytics
16 565 (6.35%) Open Source
17 554 (6.23%) MVC
18 547 (6.15%) SDLC
19 526 (5.91%) OO
20 468 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,781 (31.27%) Python
2 2,273 (25.56%) Java
3 1,963 (22.07%) JavaScript
4 1,807 (20.32%) SQL
5 1,714 (19.27%) C#
6 893 (10.04%) PowerShell
7 815 (9.16%) Bash Shell
8 528 (5.94%) Ruby
9 507 (5.70%) Go
10 400 (4.50%) TypeScript
11 370 (4.16%) PHP
12 359 (4.04%) C++
13 346 (3.89%) Scala
14 219 (2.46%) C
15 218 (2.45%) T-SQL
16 189 (2.13%) Perl
17 181 (2.04%) Java 8
18 164 (1.84%) Kotlin
19 156 (1.75%) Shell Script
20 147 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 713 (8.02%) Degree
2 404 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 271 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 252 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 170 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 145 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 86 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 57 (0.64%) CISSP
10 55 (0.62%) ISEB
10 55 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
12 38 (0.43%) Master's Degree
13 30 (0.34%) CCNA
13 30 (0.34%) Sun Certification
14 28 (0.31%) CCNP
15 27 (0.30%) PhD
16 24 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
17 20 (0.22%) CISM
18 19 (0.21%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (5.59%) QA
2 94 (1.06%) SLA
3 84 (0.94%) GDPR
4 77 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 44 (0.49%) NIST
7 35 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.19%) NIST 800
9 14 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.15%) COBIT
11 12 (0.13%) PMO
12 11 (0.12%) NCSC
12 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.090%) GxP
13 8 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.079%) Government Security Classifications
15 6 (0.067%) UCITS
16 5 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
17 3 (0.034%) FINRA
17 3 (0.034%) RMADS
System Software
1 2,690 (30.25%) Docker
2 282 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 215 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 102 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 68 (0.76%) vSphere
6 62 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 28 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 25 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.22%) HDFS
10 20 (0.22%) XenApp
11 16 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.16%) GlusterFS
13 13 (0.15%) LXC
13 13 (0.15%) vCloud
14 12 (0.13%) Kamailio
14 12 (0.13%) Xen
15 11 (0.12%) KVM
15 11 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2,404 (27.03%) Kubernetes
2 1,858 (20.89%) Terraform
3 1,583 (17.80%) Ansible
4 840 (9.44%) Puppet
5 609 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
6 170 (1.91%) Grafana
7 157 (1.77%) Prometheus
8 127 (1.43%) Packer
9 89 (1.00%) Kibana
10 82 (0.92%) SCCM
11 70 (0.79%) Nagios
12 67 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
13 51 (0.57%) Salt
14 45 (0.51%) Graphite
15 44 (0.49%) Mesos
16 42 (0.47%) Istio
16 42 (0.47%) Rancher
17 40 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
18 37 (0.42%) Consul
19 32 (0.36%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1,259 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 672 (7.56%) Google
3 494 (5.55%) Oracle
4 356 (4.00%) VMware
5 213 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 167 (1.88%) Cisco
7 149 (1.68%) Splunk
8 129 (1.45%) Atlassian
9 117 (1.32%) Tableau
10 102 (1.15%) IBM
11 84 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 84 (0.94%) SAP
12 74 (0.83%) HP
13 71 (0.80%) Xamarin
14 58 (0.65%) Sitecore
15 56 (0.63%) F5
16 53 (0.60%) SaltStack
17 50 (0.56%) Databricks
17 50 (0.56%) New Relic
18 49 (0.55%) ServiceNow