Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 68 123
Rank change year-on-year +31 +55 +91
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 10660 7702 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.32% 4.30% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 4.81% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8614 6507 4487
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 151759 160141 181584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.40% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120765 134253 151176
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +14 6339 £67,500 +3.85% 527
North of England +29 1447 £50,000 +5.26% 159
South East +39 1393 £55,000 +10.00% 78
North West +52 858 £50,000 +5.26% 91
Yorkshire +19 509 £52,500 +10.53% 57
South West +34 489 £50,000 +11.11% 54
Midlands +10 489 £52,500 - 56
East of England +27 485 £57,500 +5.50% 66
West Midlands +64 284 £52,500 -4.55% 33
East Midlands +3 205 £52,500 +5.00% 23
North East +36 80 £50,000 +25.00% 11
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 5507 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 4602 (43.17%) Linux
3 4175 (39.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3302 (30.98%) Java
5 3249 (30.48%) Python
6 3037 (28.49%) Puppet
7 2751 (25.81%) Ansible
8 2691 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
9 2686 (25.20%) Docker
10 2648 (24.84%) Jenkins
11 2560 (24.02%) Finance
12 2391 (22.43%) Opscode Chef
13 2124 (19.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 1872 (17.56%) SQL
15 1856 (17.41%) JavaScript
16 1818 (17.05%) Scrum
17 1804 (16.92%) Configuration Management
18 1770 (16.60%) Windows
19 1752 (16.44%) Git (software)
20 1738 (16.30%) .NET
21 1669 (15.66%) TDD
22 1514 (14.20%) Bash Shell
23 1506 (14.13%) Software Engineering
24 1477 (13.86%) Ruby
25 1464 (13.73%) C#
26 1432 (13.43%) Microservices
27 1348 (12.65%) SQL Server
28 1314 (12.33%) Open Source
29 1265 (11.87%) Kubernetes
30 1220 (11.44%) Unix

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
1 780 (7.32%) Apache
2 583 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 556 (5.22%) OpenStack
4 513 (4.81%) Tomcat
5 445 (4.17%) IIS
6 433 (4.06%) Confluence
7 427 (4.01%) nginx
8 344 (3.23%) Apache Spark
9 192 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 188 (1.76%) WebSphere
11 168 (1.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 166 (1.56%) CMS
13 156 (1.46%) JBoss
14 129 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 127 (1.19%) WebLogic
16 100 (0.94%) Apache Solr
17 88 (0.83%) CloudStack
18 84 (0.79%) MS Exchange
19 76 (0.71%) Drupal
20 58 (0.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 80 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.084%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.056%) HipChat
7 5 (0.047%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.038%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.038%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.028%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.028%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.028%) Solid Edge
9 3 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.009%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.009%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.009%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 90 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.44%) Magento
3 37 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 24 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 13 (0.12%) Eloqua
7 12 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
9 9 (0.084%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 8 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
11 7 (0.066%) Workday HCM
12 6 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (0.047%) BASE24
14 4 (0.038%) Exstream
14 4 (0.038%) MetaTrader
14 4 (0.038%) R3 Corda
15 3 (0.028%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 4175 (39.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2124 (19.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 651 (6.11%) SaaS
4 521 (4.89%) GitHub
5 497 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 490 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 450 (4.22%) PaaS
8 424 (3.98%) IaaS
9 413 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
10 221 (2.07%) Amazon S3
11 200 (1.88%) Serverless
12 180 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
13 164 (1.54%) Office 365
14 152 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 150 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
16 122 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 116 (1.09%) OpenShift
18 115 (1.08%) npm
19 92 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
20 76 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 579 (5.43%) Firewall
2 373 (3.50%) DNS
3 316 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 270 (2.53%) VPN
5 264 (2.48%) Internet
6 238 (2.23%) HTTP
7 160 (1.50%) SSL
8 139 (1.30%) DHCP
8 139 (1.30%) SAN
9 118 (1.11%) WAN
10 105 (0.98%) LAN
11 90 (0.84%) Network Security
12 83 (0.78%) LDAP
13 80 (0.75%) VLAN
14 64 (0.60%) IPsec
15 56 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
16 54 (0.51%) BGP
17 52 (0.49%) VoIP
18 48 (0.45%) SMTP
18 48 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1348 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 1182 (11.09%) MySQL
3 998 (9.36%) NoSQL
4 815 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 778 (7.30%) Big Data
6 451 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 449 (4.21%) Hadoop
8 431 (4.04%) Relational Database
9 388 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 338 (3.17%) Redis
11 256 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
12 211 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 207 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 184 (1.73%) RDBMS
15 142 (1.33%) Blockchain
16 120 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 107 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
18 98 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
18 98 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 92 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2648 (24.84%) Jenkins
2 1752 (16.44%) Git (software)
3 994 (9.32%) TeamCity
4 963 (9.03%) JIRA
5 646 (6.06%) Maven
6 629 (5.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 588 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 479 (4.49%) Selenium
9 424 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 381 (3.57%) Subversion
11 328 (3.08%) Vagrant
12 291 (2.73%) MSBuild
13 270 (2.53%) Bitbucket
14 268 (2.51%) Gradle
15 258 (2.42%) Cucumber
16 246 (2.31%) Visual Studio
17 230 (2.16%) Hudson
18 219 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
19 189 (1.77%) gulp
20 182 (1.71%) JUnit
General
1 2560 (24.02%) Finance
2 1070 (10.04%) Banking
3 624 (5.85%) Retail
4 412 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 390 (3.66%) Marketing
6 361 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 294 (2.76%) Retail Banking
8 282 (2.65%) Games
9 275 (2.58%) Manufacturing
10 201 (1.89%) Electronics
11 133 (1.25%) Advertising
12 126 (1.18%) Law
13 125 (1.17%) Publishing
14 109 (1.02%) Front Office
15 107 (1.00%) Legal
16 76 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 63 (0.59%) Automotive
18 37 (0.35%) Back Office
19 27 (0.25%) Online Betting
19 27 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3390 (31.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 2247 (21.08%) Developer
3 810 (7.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 786 (7.37%) Architect
5 725 (6.80%) AWS DevOps
6 711 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 663 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 649 (6.09%) AWS Engineer
9 571 (5.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 567 (5.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 559 (5.24%) Senior DevOps
12 553 (5.19%) Senior Developer
13 448 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
14 438 (4.11%) Administrator
15 435 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 420 (3.94%) Software Engineer
17 417 (3.91%) .NET Developer
18 393 (3.69%) Consultant
19 354 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
20 353 (3.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1738 (16.30%) .NET
2 1173 (11.00%) Web Services
3 1073 (10.07%) HTML
4 950 (8.91%) CSS
5 896 (8.41%) Node.js
6 841 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 742 (6.96%) REST
8 690 (6.47%) Spring
9 652 (6.12%) RESTful
10 610 (5.72%) ASP.NET
11 599 (5.62%) React
12 508 (4.77%) HTML5
13 383 (3.59%) JSON
14 373 (3.50%) LAMP
15 351 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 347 (3.26%) Kafka
16 347 (3.26%) XML
17 343 (3.22%) jQuery
18 336 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
19 333 (3.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 676 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 611 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 560 (5.25%) Data Centre
4 532 (4.99%) Fintech
5 521 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
6 417 (3.91%) User Experience
7 344 (3.23%) Public Cloud
8 244 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 235 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 205 (1.92%) Private Cloud
11 190 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
12 185 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 172 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
14 164 (1.54%) Clustering
15 147 (1.38%) Online Banking
16 110 (1.03%) Algorithms
17 106 (0.99%) iPad
18 100 (0.94%) Client/Server
19 88 (0.83%) Virtual Team
20 77 (0.72%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4602 (43.17%) Linux
2 1770 (16.60%) Windows
3 1220 (11.44%) Unix
4 667 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 652 (6.12%) CentOS
6 601 (5.64%) Windows Server
7 426 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 192 (1.80%) Android
9 174 (1.63%) Solaris
10 173 (1.62%) Debian
11 166 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 145 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 93 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 85 (0.80%) CoreOS
15 49 (0.46%) Windows 10
16 40 (0.38%) Windows 7
17 37 (0.35%) AIX
18 33 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
19 26 (0.24%) Mac OS
20 23 (0.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5507 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2691 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
3 1818 (17.05%) Scrum
4 1804 (16.92%) Configuration Management
5 1669 (15.66%) TDD
6 1506 (14.13%) Software Engineering
7 1432 (13.43%) Microservices
8 1314 (12.33%) Open Source
9 1200 (11.26%) Test Automation
10 1080 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 906 (8.50%) BDD
12 818 (7.67%) E-Commerce
13 776 (7.28%) Mentoring
14 759 (7.12%) SDLC
15 693 (6.50%) MVC
16 655 (6.14%) Migration
17 574 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 571 (5.36%) Analytics
19 566 (5.31%) ITIL
19 566 (5.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3302 (30.98%) Java
2 3249 (30.48%) Python
3 1872 (17.56%) SQL
4 1856 (17.41%) JavaScript
5 1514 (14.20%) Bash Shell
6 1477 (13.86%) Ruby
7 1464 (13.73%) C#
8 1189 (11.15%) PowerShell
9 922 (8.65%) PHP
10 875 (8.21%) Perl
11 543 (5.09%) Go
12 485 (4.55%) Shell Script
13 445 (4.17%) C++
14 405 (3.80%) Scala
15 322 (3.02%) C
16 240 (2.25%) Groovy
17 190 (1.78%) T-SQL
18 106 (0.99%) TypeScript
19 100 (0.94%) PL/SQL
19 100 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1058 (9.92%) Degree
2 388 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 325 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 194 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 132 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 113 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 106 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 105 (0.98%) AWS Certification
9 73 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 62 (0.58%) CISSP
11 60 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 49 (0.46%) MCSE
13 45 (0.42%) CCNA
14 44 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (0.39%) ISEB
16 41 (0.38%) CISM
17 40 (0.38%) CEH
18 29 (0.27%) MCSA
18 29 (0.27%) PhD
18 29 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 687 (6.44%) QA
2 159 (1.49%) SLA
3 120 (1.13%) GCP
4 103 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 95 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 42 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
7 30 (0.28%) COBIT
8 27 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.25%) PMO
9 25 (0.23%) GDPR
10 21 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 10 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.084%) PSD2
14 8 (0.075%) SSAE 16
15 7 (0.066%) HL7
16 6 (0.056%) SEPA
17 5 (0.047%) DICOM
17 5 (0.047%) ISAE 3402
17 5 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2686 (25.20%) Docker
2 508 (4.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 354 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 196 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 162 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 159 (1.49%) vSphere
7 122 (1.14%) Xen
8 99 (0.93%) KVM
9 98 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 78 (0.73%) LXC
11 73 (0.68%) XenServer
12 57 (0.53%) Varnish
13 54 (0.51%) NFS
14 39 (0.37%) VMware NSX
15 35 (0.33%) VirtualBox
16 30 (0.28%) iptables
17 28 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 21 (0.20%) vCloud
19 19 (0.18%) Apache Flume
19 19 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3037 (28.49%) Puppet
2 2751 (25.81%) Ansible
3 2391 (22.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1265 (11.87%) Kubernetes
5 1017 (9.54%) Terraform
6 471 (4.42%) Nagios
7 230 (2.16%) Packer
8 207 (1.94%) Salt
9 192 (1.80%) ZABBIX
10 163 (1.53%) Kibana
11 132 (1.24%) Grafana
11 132 (1.24%) Mesos
12 121 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
13 116 (1.09%) logstash
14 90 (0.84%) Cobbler
14 90 (0.84%) HAProxy
15 89 (0.83%) Prometheus
16 87 (0.82%) Consul
17 80 (0.75%) SCCM
18 78 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1203 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 938 (8.80%) VMware
3 844 (7.92%) Red Hat
4 800 (7.50%) Oracle
5 684 (6.42%) Google
6 325 (3.05%) SAP
7 260 (2.44%) Cisco
8 257 (2.41%) Splunk
9 213 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 212 (1.99%) New Relic
11 199 (1.87%) IBM
12 167 (1.57%) SaltStack
13 118 (1.11%) AppDynamics
14 104 (0.98%) Citrix
15 99 (0.93%) HP
16 93 (0.87%) Rackspace
17 82 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
17 82 (0.77%) Xamarin
18 80 (0.75%) Zend
19 76 (0.71%) ServiceNow