Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +25
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,164 12,988 12,086
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 11.39% 9.39% 7.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.38% 10.19% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10,191 10,764 10,114
Median annual salary £63,700 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year - +0.81% +3.33%

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 98,221 127,431 153,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.00% 92.14% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 78,494 101,263 126,121
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 6,383 £74,250 +2.41% 748
North of England +6 1,900 £52,500 - 304
South East +10 1,838 £57,500 - 264
North West +5 958 £54,750 -0.45% 197
Midlands +21 852 £55,000 +4.76% 145
Yorkshire +6 832 £52,500 +5.00% 66
South West +20 737 £50,000 -4.76% 106
West Midlands +26 615 £55,000 +4.76% 87
East of England +10 423 £57,500 - 131
East Midlands +16 236 £50,000 -4.76% 58
North East +13 110 £40,000 -20.00% 41
South Coast - 1 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 6,154 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4,931 (40.54%) Azure
3 4,766 (39.18%) AWS
4 3,514 (28.89%) Docker
5 3,392 (27.89%) Python
6 3,101 (25.49%) Java
7 3,057 (25.13%) Kubernetes
8 2,719 (22.35%) Finance
9 2,709 (22.27%) Linux
10 2,586 (21.26%) JavaScript
11 2,457 (20.20%) SQL
12 2,381 (19.57%) C#
13 2,344 (19.27%) .NET
14 2,290 (18.83%) Terraform
15 2,275 (18.70%) Ansible
16 2,051 (16.86%) Git (software)
17 2,036 (16.74%) Microservices
18 2,008 (16.51%) Software Engineering
19 1,974 (16.23%) Jenkins
20 1,834 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
21 1,827 (15.02%) Microsoft
22 1,807 (14.86%) Scrum
23 1,720 (14.14%) TDD
24 1,617 (13.29%) Test Automation
25 1,582 (13.01%) SQL Server
26 1,482 (12.18%) Windows
27 1,446 (11.89%) GCP
28 1,361 (11.19%) Puppet
29 1,296 (10.65%) AngularJS
30 1,278 (10.51%) 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
1 512 (4.21%) Confluence
2 330 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 323 (2.66%) Apache Spark
4 301 (2.47%) Apache
5 271 (2.23%) IIS
6 204 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 170 (1.40%) CMS
8 156 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 138 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 116 (0.95%) nginx
11 95 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 65 (0.53%) JBoss
13 52 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
14 50 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 44 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
16 42 (0.35%) WordPress
17 41 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 41 (0.34%) MS Exchange
18 37 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 35 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 127 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 27 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.090%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.066%) Adobe XD
10 6 (0.049%) Gliffy
11 5 (0.041%) InVision
12 3 (0.025%) Sketch
13 2 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.008%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.008%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.008%) HipChat
14 1 (0.008%) Mingle
14 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 89 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.35%) Magento
4 30 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 17 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 16 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.074%) HFM
7 9 (0.074%) Oracle FAH
7 9 (0.074%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.066%) Elite 3E
9 7 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.058%) Sentinel
9 7 (0.058%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 6 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.049%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 6 (0.049%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.041%) Northgate Housing
11 5 (0.041%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 4,931 (40.54%) Azure
2 4,766 (39.18%) AWS
3 1,446 (11.89%) GCP
4 815 (6.70%) Serverless
5 767 (6.31%) SaaS
6 645 (5.30%) PaaS
7 550 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 513 (4.22%) IaaS
9 460 (3.78%) GitHub
10 437 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
11 361 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
12 337 (2.77%) Power Platform
13 336 (2.76%) Office 365
14 309 (2.54%) OpenShift
15 281 (2.31%) Amazon S3
16 262 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
17 250 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
18 201 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 164 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
20 141 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 413 (3.40%) Firewall
2 328 (2.70%) DNS
3 235 (1.93%) TCP/IP
4 207 (1.70%) Internet
5 176 (1.45%) HTTP
6 163 (1.34%) VPN
7 124 (1.02%) Network Security
8 121 (0.99%) DHCP
9 98 (0.81%) WAN
10 82 (0.67%) BGP
11 80 (0.66%) SAN
12 74 (0.61%) LAN
13 68 (0.56%) SSL
14 60 (0.49%) Wireless
15 51 (0.42%) OSPF
16 39 (0.32%) VLAN
17 35 (0.29%) VoIP
18 34 (0.28%) FTP
18 34 (0.28%) MPLS
18 34 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,582 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 808 (6.64%) NoSQL
3 615 (5.06%) Big Data
4 554 (4.55%) MySQL
5 419 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
6 410 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 375 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 317 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 317 (2.61%) Power BI
9 311 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 279 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
11 269 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 233 (1.92%) Redis
13 208 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 201 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 172 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 160 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
17 157 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 148 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
19 131 (1.08%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2,051 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 1,974 (16.23%) Jenkins
3 1,086 (8.93%) JIRA
4 608 (5.00%) Selenium
5 432 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 405 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 402 (3.30%) GitLab
8 367 (3.02%) Maven
9 340 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 323 (2.66%) Cucumber
10 323 (2.66%) Visual Studio
11 317 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 282 (2.32%) Bitbucket
13 281 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 214 (1.76%) JUnit
15 197 (1.62%) SpecFlow
16 185 (1.52%) JMeter
17 176 (1.45%) SonarQube
18 166 (1.36%) NUnit
19 161 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2,719 (22.35%) Finance
2 785 (6.45%) Banking
3 550 (4.52%) Retail
4 289 (2.38%) Public Sector
5 254 (2.09%) Marketing
6 216 (1.78%) Front Office
7 208 (1.71%) Games
8 183 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 175 (1.44%) Law
10 169 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 119 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 116 (0.95%) Legal
13 81 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 69 (0.57%) Back Office
15 66 (0.54%) Electronics
16 62 (0.51%) Advertising
16 62 (0.51%) Automotive
17 58 (0.48%) Billing
18 48 (0.39%) Publishing
19 37 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,197 (26.28%) Developer
2 2,866 (23.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 888 (7.30%) Software Engineer
4 839 (6.90%) Architect
5 799 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 770 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
7 645 (5.30%) Java Developer
8 630 (5.18%) Cloud Engineer
9 620 (5.10%) .NET Developer
10 490 (4.03%) AWS DevOps
11 471 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
12 470 (3.86%) Software Developer
13 452 (3.72%) Senior DevOps
14 439 (3.61%) C# Developer
15 434 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 398 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 357 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 352 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
19 325 (2.67%) Analyst
20 314 (2.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,344 (19.27%) .NET
2 1,296 (10.65%) AngularJS
3 1,261 (10.37%) Node.js
4 1,198 (9.85%) React
5 1,151 (9.46%) CSS
5 1,151 (9.46%) Web Services
6 1,076 (8.85%) HTML
7 851 (7.00%) REST
8 797 (6.55%) .NET Core
9 781 (6.42%) ASP.NET
10 745 (6.12%) Spring
11 669 (5.50%) RESTful
12 610 (5.01%) .NET Framework
13 504 (4.14%) Kafka
14 486 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 428 (3.52%) Spring Boot
16 409 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 408 (3.35%) HTML5
18 397 (3.26%) JSON
19 342 (2.81%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 679 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 659 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
3 620 (5.10%) Public Cloud
4 473 (3.89%) User Experience
5 453 (3.72%) Cloud Native
6 347 (2.85%) Data Centre
7 331 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 319 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 230 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 218 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 205 (1.69%) Management Information System
12 197 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 192 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
14 185 (1.52%) Fixed Income
15 184 (1.51%) Derivative
16 155 (1.27%) Equities
17 147 (1.21%) Private Cloud
18 137 (1.13%) Data Structures
19 116 (0.95%) Algorithms
20 115 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,709 (22.27%) Linux
2 1,482 (12.18%) Windows
3 556 (4.57%) Unix
4 449 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 267 (2.20%) CentOS
6 217 (1.78%) Android
7 205 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 204 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 137 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 127 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 108 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
12 84 (0.69%) Debian
13 77 (0.63%) Windows 10
14 60 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 52 (0.43%) VMS
16 42 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 27 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
19 26 (0.21%) Solaris
20 23 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,154 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,036 (16.74%) Microservices
3 2,008 (16.51%) Software Engineering
4 1,834 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
5 1,807 (14.86%) Scrum
6 1,720 (14.14%) TDD
7 1,617 (13.29%) Test Automation
8 1,089 (8.95%) Mentoring
9 1,076 (8.85%) Infrastructure as Code
10 986 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 975 (8.02%) Configuration Management
12 966 (7.94%) Fintech
13 942 (7.74%) BDD
14 864 (7.10%) SDLC
15 853 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 844 (6.94%) MVC
17 799 (6.57%) Open Source
18 752 (6.18%) Analytics
19 730 (6.00%) OO
20 699 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,392 (27.89%) Python
2 3,101 (25.49%) Java
3 2,586 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 2,457 (20.20%) SQL
5 2,381 (19.57%) C#
6 1,278 (10.51%) PowerShell
7 1,131 (9.30%) Bash Shell
8 792 (6.51%) Ruby
9 610 (5.01%) Go
10 535 (4.40%) PHP
11 482 (3.96%) C++
12 413 (3.40%) TypeScript
13 397 (3.26%) Scala
14 361 (2.97%) Java 8
15 323 (2.66%) C
16 306 (2.52%) T-SQL
17 299 (2.46%) Perl
18 231 (1.90%) Shell Script
19 218 (1.79%) Kotlin
20 149 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 882 (7.25%) Degree
2 505 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 328 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 327 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 195 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 174 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 115 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 110 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 88 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 79 (0.65%) ISEB
11 64 (0.53%) CISSP
12 58 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (0.35%) MCSE
14 39 (0.32%) Master's Degree
15 36 (0.30%) MCSA
16 30 (0.25%) CCNP
17 28 (0.23%) RHCE
18 27 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
18 27 (0.22%) PhD
19 25 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 798 (6.56%) QA
2 131 (1.08%) SLA
3 109 (0.90%) GDPR
4 89 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 69 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 54 (0.44%) NIST
8 26 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 17 (0.14%) COBIT
11 14 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.11%) PMO
13 11 (0.090%) NCSC
14 9 (0.074%) HIPAA
15 8 (0.066%) Government Security Classifications
15 8 (0.066%) GxP
15 8 (0.066%) NIST 800
15 8 (0.066%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.058%) FISMA
17 6 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 3,514 (28.89%) Docker
2 435 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 307 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 150 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 116 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 65 (0.53%) vSphere
7 48 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 34 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 31 (0.25%) XenApp
11 27 (0.22%) vCloud
12 22 (0.18%) KVM
13 20 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 17 (0.14%) oVirt
15 16 (0.13%) HDFS
15 16 (0.13%) Kamailio
15 16 (0.13%) NFS
16 14 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (0.11%) DFS Replication
17 13 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3,057 (25.13%) Kubernetes
2 2,290 (18.83%) Terraform
3 2,275 (18.70%) Ansible
4 1,361 (11.19%) Puppet
5 1,019 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
6 249 (2.05%) Grafana
7 237 (1.95%) Packer
8 206 (1.69%) Prometheus
9 141 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
10 132 (1.09%) Nagios
11 125 (1.03%) Salt
12 118 (0.97%) SCCM
13 90 (0.74%) Kibana
14 86 (0.71%) Mesos
15 81 (0.67%) Rancher
16 80 (0.66%) Consul
17 77 (0.63%) ZABBIX
18 62 (0.51%) Marathon
19 59 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
19 59 (0.49%) Istio
Vendors
1 1,827 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 900 (7.40%) Google
3 679 (5.58%) Oracle
4 512 (4.21%) VMware
5 319 (2.62%) Red Hat
6 224 (1.84%) Atlassian
7 198 (1.63%) Splunk
8 175 (1.44%) Cisco
9 167 (1.37%) IBM
10 135 (1.11%) Tableau
11 118 (0.97%) SAP
12 109 (0.90%) ServiceNow
13 106 (0.87%) HP
14 92 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
15 91 (0.75%) Sitecore
16 83 (0.68%) Xamarin
17 82 (0.67%) Citrix
18 80 (0.66%) SaltStack
18 80 (0.66%) WorldPay
19 68 (0.56%) New Relic