Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > England
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 34 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 +32 +54
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,903 10,734 7,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 6.41% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.55% 6.98% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10,071 8,703 6,587
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 135,175 153,887 159,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.68% 91.91% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 107,837 123,400 133,505
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 7,312 £70,000 - 1,073
North of England +22 1,973 £50,000 - 329
South East +25 1,708 £55,000 - 292
North West +15 1,094 £55,000 +10.00% 159
Yorkshire +26 776 £50,000 -4.76% 139
East of England +29 657 £57,500 - 113
South West +20 608 £52,500 +5.00% 124
Midlands +45 603 £55,000 - 149
West Midlands +64 391 £55,000 -2.22% 86
East Midlands +3 210 £52,500 - 63
North East +18 149 £51,250 +2.50% 31
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7,084 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 5,744 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4,427 (34.31%) Linux
4 4,169 (32.31%) Python
5 4,047 (31.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 4,046 (31.36%) Docker
7 3,871 (30.00%) Java
8 3,260 (25.27%) Jenkins
9 3,190 (24.72%) Ansible
10 2,891 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
11 2,651 (20.55%) Puppet
12 2,574 (19.95%) Finance
13 2,502 (19.39%) Kubernetes
14 2,388 (18.51%) SQL
15 2,327 (18.03%) JavaScript
16 2,281 (17.68%) Git (software)
17 2,198 (17.03%) Scrum
18 2,194 (17.00%) Microservices
19 2,132 (16.52%) Software Engineering
20 2,069 (16.04%) C#
21 2,035 (15.77%) Opscode Chef
22 1,919 (14.87%) .NET
22 1,919 (14.87%) Terraform
23 1,907 (14.78%) Windows
24 1,903 (14.75%) TDD
25 1,732 (13.42%) Bash Shell
26 1,692 (13.11%) Configuration Management
27 1,660 (12.87%) Test Automation
28 1,610 (12.48%) Microsoft
29 1,524 (11.81%) Web Services

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
1 724 (5.61%) Apache
2 608 (4.71%) Confluence
3 591 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
4 423 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 348 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 341 (2.64%) IIS
7 267 (2.07%) nginx
8 235 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 213 (1.65%) CMS
10 183 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 181 (1.40%) SharePoint
12 168 (1.30%) WebSphere
13 166 (1.29%) JBoss
14 128 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 116 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 109 (0.84%) MS Exchange
17 77 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
18 74 (0.57%) EPiServer
19 67 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
19 67 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 89 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 29 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 20 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (0.062%) HipChat
10 5 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.031%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.031%) Mingle
11 4 (0.031%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.023%) GIMP
13 2 (0.016%) Snapchat
13 2 (0.016%) SPSS
14 1 (0.008%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.008%) InVision
14 1 (0.008%) Maya
14 1 (0.008%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 80 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 59 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
3 53 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
4 52 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 47 (0.36%) Magento
6 30 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 23 (0.18%) Actimize
8 19 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
10 14 (0.11%) thinkFolio
11 12 (0.093%) SAP S/4HANA
12 11 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.078%) Front Arena
14 9 (0.070%) Bloomberg AIM
14 9 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
15 8 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
15 8 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
15 8 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
15 8 (0.062%) SAP GRC
16 7 (0.054%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5,744 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4,047 (31.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,376 (10.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 790 (6.12%) PaaS
5 762 (5.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 750 (5.81%) SaaS
7 534 (4.14%) GitHub
8 527 (4.08%) IaaS
9 508 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
10 503 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
11 467 (3.62%) Serverless
12 426 (3.30%) Amazon S3
13 331 (2.57%) Office 365
14 320 (2.48%) OpenShift
15 265 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 253 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
17 170 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
17 170 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 165 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
19 125 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 645 (5.00%) Firewall
2 509 (3.94%) DNS
3 328 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 275 (2.13%) Internet
5 220 (1.71%) HTTP
6 199 (1.54%) VPN
7 198 (1.53%) DHCP
8 152 (1.18%) Network Security
9 127 (0.98%) SSL
10 104 (0.81%) WAN
11 99 (0.77%) LAN
12 88 (0.68%) SAN
13 68 (0.53%) VLAN
14 56 (0.43%) Skype
15 54 (0.42%) VoIP
16 45 (0.35%) SSH
17 40 (0.31%) BGP
17 40 (0.31%) Wireless
18 39 (0.30%) SNMP
19 37 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,182 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 1,119 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 863 (6.69%) Big Data
4 861 (6.67%) MySQL
5 845 (6.55%) MongoDB
6 556 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
7 545 (4.22%) Hadoop
8 447 (3.46%) Relational Database
9 381 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
10 376 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 263 (2.04%) Redis
12 210 (1.63%) Blockchain
13 206 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 204 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 183 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 174 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 151 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 150 (1.16%) Apache Hive
19 116 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 114 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,260 (25.27%) Jenkins
2 2,281 (17.68%) Git (software)
3 1,321 (10.24%) JIRA
4 944 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 818 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 805 (6.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 771 (5.98%) Maven
8 619 (4.80%) Selenium
9 556 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 450 (3.49%) Subversion
11 425 (3.29%) Visual Studio
12 330 (2.56%) Gradle
13 329 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
14 327 (2.53%) Cucumber
15 321 (2.49%) Vagrant
16 280 (2.17%) Bitbucket
17 259 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
18 252 (1.95%) GitLab
19 248 (1.92%) JUnit
20 170 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 2,574 (19.95%) Finance
2 781 (6.05%) Banking
3 644 (4.99%) Retail
4 384 (2.98%) Marketing
5 342 (2.65%) Games
6 339 (2.63%) Law
7 179 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 177 (1.37%) Advertising
9 157 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 156 (1.21%) Front Office
11 129 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 114 (0.88%) Publishing
13 104 (0.81%) Manufacturing
14 85 (0.66%) Legal
15 80 (0.62%) Electronics
16 78 (0.60%) Back Office
17 73 (0.57%) Military
18 48 (0.37%) Automotive
19 44 (0.34%) Retail Banking
20 34 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3,797 (29.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 2,901 (22.48%) Developer
3 1,029 (7.97%) Architect
4 931 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 804 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
6 739 (5.73%) Senior Developer
7 720 (5.58%) AWS DevOps
8 657 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
9 653 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
10 616 (4.77%) Software Engineer
11 569 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 564 (4.37%) .NET Developer
13 560 (4.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 548 (4.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 547 (4.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 491 (3.81%) C# Developer
17 446 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 420 (3.26%) Consultant
19 392 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 390 (3.02%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,919 (14.87%) .NET
2 1,524 (11.81%) Web Services
3 1,212 (9.39%) Node.js
4 1,191 (9.23%) AngularJS
5 1,107 (8.58%) HTML
6 1,057 (8.19%) Spring
7 1,021 (7.91%) REST
8 970 (7.52%) CSS
9 911 (7.06%) React
10 728 (5.64%) RESTful
11 558 (4.32%) Kafka
12 556 (4.31%) ASP.NET
13 550 (4.26%) HTML5
14 466 (3.61%) Spring Boot
15 406 (3.15%) SOAP
16 398 (3.08%) JSON
17 377 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
18 370 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
19 361 (2.80%) jQuery
20 350 (2.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 808 (6.26%) Fintech
2 706 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
3 605 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 549 (4.25%) Data Centre
5 539 (4.18%) Public Cloud
6 520 (4.03%) User Experience
7 390 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 388 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 333 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
10 301 (2.33%) Cloud Native
11 269 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 230 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 199 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 196 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
15 189 (1.46%) Hedge funds
16 168 (1.30%) Algorithms
17 125 (0.97%) Virtual Team
18 114 (0.88%) PKI
19 108 (0.84%) Replication
20 102 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4,427 (34.31%) Linux
2 1,907 (14.78%) Windows
3 872 (6.76%) Unix
4 550 (4.26%) CentOS
5 546 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 523 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 322 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 213 (1.65%) Android
9 199 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 186 (1.44%) Debian
11 178 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 148 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 124 (0.96%) Windows 10
14 72 (0.56%) CoreOS
15 65 (0.50%) VMS
16 53 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 42 (0.33%) DC/OS
17 42 (0.33%) Fedora
18 40 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 40 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,084 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2,891 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
3 2,198 (17.03%) Scrum
4 2,194 (17.00%) Microservices
5 2,132 (16.52%) Software Engineering
6 1,903 (14.75%) TDD
7 1,692 (13.11%) Configuration Management
8 1,660 (12.87%) Test Automation
9 1,442 (11.18%) Open Source
10 1,311 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 1,216 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
12 1,081 (8.38%) Mentoring
13 1,052 (8.15%) BDD
14 808 (6.26%) SDLC
15 792 (6.14%) Analytics
16 779 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 752 (5.83%) Computer Science
18 749 (5.80%) Deployment Automation
19 722 (5.60%) MVC
20 659 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4,169 (32.31%) Python
2 3,871 (30.00%) Java
3 2,388 (18.51%) SQL
4 2,327 (18.03%) JavaScript
5 2,069 (16.04%) C#
6 1,732 (13.42%) Bash Shell
7 1,408 (10.91%) PowerShell
8 1,315 (10.19%) Ruby
9 755 (5.85%) PHP
10 738 (5.72%) Perl
11 705 (5.46%) Go
12 655 (5.08%) C++
13 556 (4.31%) Java 8
14 531 (4.12%) Scala
15 372 (2.88%) Shell Script
16 324 (2.51%) C
17 277 (2.15%) T-SQL
18 185 (1.43%) ES6
19 179 (1.39%) TypeScript
20 141 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,397 (10.83%) Degree
2 455 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 413 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 300 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 202 (1.57%) AWS Certification
6 160 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 126 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 97 (0.75%) RHCE
9 96 (0.74%) CISSP
9 96 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 96 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
10 95 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 79 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 74 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 66 (0.51%) RHCSA
14 61 (0.47%) MCSE
15 59 (0.46%) ISEB
16 55 (0.43%) MCSA
17 49 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
18 46 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 870 (6.74%) QA
2 130 (1.01%) GDPR
3 110 (0.85%) SLA
4 105 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 59 (0.46%) PMO
7 39 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 28 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.12%) COBIT
10 12 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (0.093%) PA-DSS
11 11 (0.085%) SAS 70
12 10 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.070%) PSD2
14 5 (0.039%) FedRAMP
14 5 (0.039%) GxP
14 5 (0.039%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.039%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.031%) GAMP
System Software
1 4,046 (31.36%) Docker
2 650 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 572 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 330 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 253 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
6 110 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 110 (0.85%) vSphere
7 63 (0.49%) VirtualBox
8 58 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 47 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 46 (0.36%) KVM
11 40 (0.31%) pfSense
12 37 (0.29%) oVirt
12 37 (0.29%) Xen
13 36 (0.28%) Varnish
14 35 (0.27%) HDFS
15 34 (0.26%) NFS
16 32 (0.25%) XenApp
17 31 (0.24%) iptables
18 28 (0.22%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3,190 (24.72%) Ansible
2 2,651 (20.55%) Puppet
3 2,502 (19.39%) Kubernetes
4 2,035 (15.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1,919 (14.87%) Terraform
6 404 (3.13%) Salt
7 296 (2.29%) Packer
8 293 (2.27%) Nagios
9 279 (2.16%) Docker Swarm
10 278 (2.15%) Prometheus
11 246 (1.91%) Grafana
12 222 (1.72%) ZABBIX
13 207 (1.60%) Consul
14 190 (1.47%) Graphite
15 171 (1.33%) Kibana
16 145 (1.12%) SCCM
17 111 (0.86%) Mesos
18 86 (0.67%) logstash
19 82 (0.64%) HAProxy
19 82 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,610 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 1,134 (8.79%) Google
3 837 (6.49%) Oracle
4 816 (6.32%) VMware
5 729 (5.65%) Red Hat
6 404 (3.13%) Splunk
7 319 (2.47%) Atlassian
8 243 (1.88%) New Relic
9 239 (1.85%) IBM
10 231 (1.79%) SAP
11 189 (1.46%) Cisco
12 172 (1.33%) AppDynamics
13 143 (1.11%) Citrix
14 128 (0.99%) SaltStack
15 123 (0.95%) Sitecore
16 117 (0.91%) HP
17 91 (0.71%) Rackspace
17 91 (0.71%) Trend Micro
18 90 (0.70%) Adobe
19 88 (0.68%) Tableau