Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 57 102
Rank change year-on-year +28 +45 +89
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 11,216 8,140 5,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.84% 4.91% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 5.48% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9,151 6,695 4,867
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 147,304 148,409 176,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.85% 89.54% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 120,843 123,123 147,688
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +6 6,268 £70,000 +7.69% 956
North of England +25 1,702 £52,500 +10.53% 289
South East +28 1,462 £55,000 +4.76% 237
North West +27 1,018 £51,125 +2.25% 154
East of England +32 658 £60,000 +9.09% 121
Yorkshire +24 608 £52,500 +11.70% 114
Midlands +33 571 £55,000 +4.76% 127
South West +48 556 £50,000 +11.11% 104
East Midlands +24 323 £55,000 +10.00% 67
West Midlands +40 247 £56,250 +2.27% 59
North East +6 76 £50,000 +31.58% 21
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 5,870 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 4,801 (42.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4,632 (41.30%) Linux
4 3,471 (30.95%) Python
5 3,466 (30.90%) Java
6 3,091 (27.56%) Docker
7 2,965 (26.44%) Puppet
8 2,876 (25.64%) Ansible
9 2,858 (25.48%) Continuous Integration
10 2,828 (25.21%) Jenkins
11 2,680 (23.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 2,480 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
13 2,428 (21.65%) Finance
14 2,199 (19.61%) JavaScript
15 1,964 (17.51%) Windows
16 1,915 (17.07%) Scrum
17 1,890 (16.85%) SQL
17 1,890 (16.85%) TDD
18 1,833 (16.34%) Software Engineering
19 1,827 (16.29%) Configuration Management
20 1,794 (16.00%) Git (software)
21 1,771 (15.79%) .NET
22 1,688 (15.05%) Microservices
23 1,655 (14.76%) C#
24 1,555 (13.86%) Kubernetes
25 1,543 (13.76%) Ruby
26 1,471 (13.12%) Bash Shell
27 1,367 (12.19%) Web Services
28 1,336 (11.91%) Microsoft
29 1,326 (11.82%) Open Source

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
1 673 (6.00%) Apache
2 587 (5.23%) Elasticsearch
3 488 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 439 (3.91%) Confluence
5 428 (3.82%) nginx
6 417 (3.72%) Tomcat
7 408 (3.64%) Apache Spark
8 344 (3.07%) IIS
9 196 (1.75%) SharePoint
10 186 (1.66%) CMS
11 159 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 155 (1.38%) WebSphere
13 135 (1.20%) JBoss
14 122 (1.09%) Apache Solr
15 83 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 76 (0.68%) MS Exchange
17 73 (0.65%) WebLogic
18 58 (0.52%) CloudStack
19 56 (0.50%) EPiServer
20 52 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.080%) HipChat
8 8 (0.071%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.053%) GIMP
11 5 (0.045%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.027%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.027%) EngageOne
12 3 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.009%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.009%) InDesign
13 1 (0.009%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 69 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
3 39 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 37 (0.33%) Magento
5 27 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
6 20 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.14%) Eloqua
8 15 (0.13%) MetaTrader
8 15 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 11 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.053%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
13 6 (0.053%) Workday HCM
14 5 (0.045%) BASE24
14 5 (0.045%) MultiChain
15 4 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4,801 (42.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2,680 (23.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 737 (6.57%) SaaS
4 577 (5.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 547 (4.88%) PaaS
6 533 (4.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 494 (4.40%) IaaS
8 488 (4.35%) GitHub
9 473 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
10 299 (2.67%) Amazon S3
11 284 (2.53%) Serverless
12 278 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
13 250 (2.23%) OpenShift
14 185 (1.65%) Office 365
15 173 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 167 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
17 160 (1.43%) npm
18 149 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 107 (0.95%) Route 53
20 105 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 519 (4.63%) Firewall
2 459 (4.09%) DNS
3 381 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 297 (2.65%) VPN
5 259 (2.31%) Internet
6 248 (2.21%) HTTP
7 205 (1.83%) DHCP
8 177 (1.58%) SSL
9 124 (1.11%) WAN
10 114 (1.02%) Network Security
11 108 (0.96%) LAN
12 106 (0.95%) SAN
13 61 (0.54%) IPsec
14 57 (0.51%) VLAN
15 56 (0.50%) VoIP
16 55 (0.49%) BGP
16 55 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (0.47%) SNMP
18 50 (0.45%) SMTP
19 48 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,178 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 1,049 (9.35%) MySQL
3 1,009 (9.00%) NoSQL
4 872 (7.77%) Big Data
5 829 (7.39%) MongoDB
6 514 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
7 498 (4.44%) Hadoop
8 463 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 356 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 301 (2.68%) Redis
11 225 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
12 182 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 151 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 144 (1.28%) Blockchain
15 135 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 128 (1.14%) Apache Hive
16 128 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 105 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
18 93 (0.83%) Oracle Database
19 90 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2,828 (25.21%) Jenkins
2 1,794 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 959 (8.55%) JIRA
4 921 (8.21%) TeamCity
5 711 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 679 (6.05%) Maven
7 614 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 522 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 486 (4.33%) Selenium
10 376 (3.35%) Subversion
11 336 (3.00%) Vagrant
12 280 (2.50%) Gradle
13 268 (2.39%) Cucumber
14 264 (2.35%) Visual Studio
15 261 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
16 248 (2.21%) MSBuild
17 229 (2.04%) Bitbucket
18 208 (1.85%) Hudson
19 206 (1.84%) gulp
20 180 (1.60%) JUnit
General
1 2,428 (21.65%) Finance
2 812 (7.24%) Banking
3 710 (6.33%) Retail
4 325 (2.90%) Games
5 291 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 289 (2.58%) Marketing
7 170 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 144 (1.28%) Law
9 142 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 132 (1.18%) Advertising
11 114 (1.02%) Publishing
12 104 (0.93%) Electronics
12 104 (0.93%) Legal
13 98 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 83 (0.74%) Front Office
15 79 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 73 (0.65%) Back Office
17 55 (0.49%) Automotive
18 28 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,431 (30.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 2,463 (21.96%) Developer
3 809 (7.21%) Architect
4 782 (6.97%) AWS DevOps
5 759 (6.77%) AWS Engineer
6 757 (6.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 740 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 693 (6.18%) Linux Engineer
9 619 (5.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 614 (5.47%) Senior Developer
11 563 (5.02%) Senior DevOps
12 556 (4.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 541 (4.82%) Software Engineer
14 531 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
15 490 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 426 (3.80%) .NET Developer
17 417 (3.72%) Consultant
18 399 (3.56%) Administrator
19 388 (3.46%) Java Engineer
19 388 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,771 (15.79%) .NET
2 1,367 (12.19%) Web Services
3 1,178 (10.50%) HTML
4 1,015 (9.05%) Node.js
5 977 (8.71%) AngularJS
5 977 (8.71%) CSS
6 829 (7.39%) Spring
7 821 (7.32%) RESTful
8 815 (7.27%) REST
9 742 (6.62%) React
10 578 (5.15%) ASP.NET
11 529 (4.72%) HTML5
12 394 (3.51%) JSON
13 376 (3.35%) LAMP
14 369 (3.29%) jQuery
15 358 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 350 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
17 337 (3.00%) XML
18 325 (2.90%) Kafka
19 322 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 677 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 637 (5.68%) Fintech
3 567 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 567 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 519 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
5 486 (4.33%) User Experience
6 456 (4.07%) Public Cloud
7 278 (2.48%) Private Cloud
8 263 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 246 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 232 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 194 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
12 160 (1.43%) Clustering
13 151 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
14 128 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 97 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 97 (0.86%) Online Banking
16 92 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 90 (0.80%) Cloud Native
18 88 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4,632 (41.30%) Linux
2 1,964 (17.51%) Windows
3 1,072 (9.56%) Unix
4 605 (5.39%) Windows Server
5 543 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 536 (4.78%) CentOS
7 306 (2.73%) Ubuntu
8 217 (1.93%) Android
9 192 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 144 (1.28%) Debian
11 137 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 87 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 82 (0.73%) CoreOS
14 64 (0.57%) Solaris
15 62 (0.55%) Mac OS X
16 36 (0.32%) VMS
17 31 (0.28%) Windows 10
18 28 (0.25%) Mac OS
19 26 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
20 22 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,870 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2,858 (25.48%) Continuous Integration
3 1,915 (17.07%) Scrum
4 1,890 (16.85%) TDD
5 1,833 (16.34%) Software Engineering
6 1,827 (16.29%) Configuration Management
7 1,688 (15.05%) Microservices
8 1,326 (11.82%) Open Source
8 1,326 (11.82%) Test Automation
9 1,181 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 1,023 (9.12%) BDD
11 926 (8.26%) E-Commerce
12 858 (7.65%) MVC
13 740 (6.60%) Mentoring
14 722 (6.44%) SDLC
15 622 (5.55%) ITIL
16 589 (5.25%) Analytics
17 588 (5.24%) Migration
18 575 (5.13%) OO
19 565 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,471 (30.95%) Python
2 3,466 (30.90%) Java
3 2,199 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 1,890 (16.85%) SQL
5 1,655 (14.76%) C#
6 1,543 (13.76%) Ruby
7 1,471 (13.12%) Bash Shell
8 1,286 (11.47%) PowerShell
9 896 (7.99%) PHP
10 789 (7.03%) Perl
11 529 (4.72%) Scala
12 472 (4.21%) Go
13 455 (4.06%) C++
14 426 (3.80%) Shell Script
15 319 (2.84%) C
16 209 (1.86%) Groovy
17 161 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 146 (1.30%) ES6
19 124 (1.11%) TypeScript
20 103 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 1,016 (9.06%) Degree
2 392 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 291 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 200 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 179 (1.60%) AWS Certification
6 159 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 125 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 108 (0.96%) MCSE
9 103 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 86 (0.77%) ISTQB
11 75 (0.67%) CISSP
12 73 (0.65%) MCSA
13 64 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
13 64 (0.57%) ISEB
14 60 (0.53%) CISM
15 56 (0.50%) CEH
16 48 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
16 48 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
17 42 (0.37%) MCITP
18 36 (0.32%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 697 (6.21%) QA
2 180 (1.60%) GCP
3 151 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 135 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 122 (1.09%) SLA
6 39 (0.35%) GDPR
7 29 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 23 (0.21%) COBIT
8 23 (0.21%) PMO
9 19 (0.17%) PSD2
10 17 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.13%) Data Quality
12 13 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 10 (0.089%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.071%) SEPA
16 7 (0.062%) PA-DSS
17 5 (0.045%) HIPAA
17 5 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 3,091 (27.56%) Docker
2 575 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 340 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 210 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 180 (1.60%) Hyper-V
6 136 (1.21%) vSphere
7 114 (1.02%) Xen
8 100 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 92 (0.82%) KVM
10 72 (0.64%) VirtualBox
11 57 (0.51%) LXC
12 47 (0.42%) VMware NSX
13 44 (0.39%) HDFS
14 32 (0.29%) NFS
14 32 (0.29%) Varnish
15 30 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 28 (0.25%) Ceph
17 26 (0.23%) Apache Flume
18 25 (0.22%) iptables
19 22 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2,965 (26.44%) Puppet
2 2,876 (25.64%) Ansible
3 2,480 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1,555 (13.86%) Kubernetes
5 1,215 (10.83%) Terraform
6 393 (3.50%) Nagios
7 279 (2.49%) Packer
8 243 (2.17%) Salt
9 197 (1.76%) Kibana
10 176 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
11 146 (1.30%) ZABBIX
12 118 (1.05%) logstash
13 108 (0.96%) Consul
13 108 (0.96%) Mesos
14 102 (0.91%) Prometheus
15 94 (0.84%) HAProxy
16 85 (0.76%) Grafana
17 72 (0.64%) Graphite
18 64 (0.57%) Rancher
19 63 (0.56%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1,336 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 1,018 (9.08%) VMware
3 795 (7.09%) Google
4 721 (6.43%) Oracle
5 654 (5.83%) Red Hat
6 310 (2.76%) Splunk
7 255 (2.27%) SAP
8 225 (2.01%) Cisco
9 207 (1.85%) New Relic
10 205 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 197 (1.76%) IBM
12 145 (1.29%) AppDynamics
13 140 (1.25%) SaltStack
14 128 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
15 117 (1.04%) WorldPay
16 95 (0.85%) hybris
17 87 (0.78%) RedGate
18 85 (0.76%) HP
19 81 (0.72%) Citrix
20 79 (0.70%) Sitecore