Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 35 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +35
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 161 246 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.16% 6.96% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.10% 7.74% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 90 188 244
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £77,500 £87,500
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -0.86% -3.33% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,769 3,180 4,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.71% 89.93% 90.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 2,469 3,414
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,750 £75,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Hertfordshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Watford +45 43 £55,000 -25.42% 4
Letchworth +12 15 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Hemel Hempstead +14 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
St Albans -32 13 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City +25 12 £65,000 +3.17% 4
Hatfield -17 7 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Hitchin +4 3 £75,000 -
Borehamwood -6 1 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Royston - 1 £47,500 -
Hertford - 1 £42,500 -
Baldock - 1 £47,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,000 - 1
DevOps
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 81 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.10%) Linux
3 56 (34.78%) Azure
4 45 (27.95%) Scrum
5 43 (26.71%) Python
6 42 (26.09%) AWS
7 41 (25.47%) Jenkins
7 41 (25.47%) Kubernetes
8 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
9 37 (22.98%) Puppet
10 36 (22.36%) Docker
11 33 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (19.88%) .NET
13 30 (18.63%) Windows
13 30 (18.63%) DNS
13 30 (18.63%) Ansible
14 29 (18.01%) GCP
14 29 (18.01%) SQL
15 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (16.77%) Microservices
16 27 (16.77%) PHP
16 27 (16.77%) Retail
17 26 (16.15%) Test Automation
18 25 (15.53%) E-Commerce
19 24 (14.91%) C#
19 24 (14.91%) JIRA
19 24 (14.91%) SOLID
20 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 22 (13.66%) Java
21 22 (13.66%) Google

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (8.70%) nginx
2 9 (5.59%) Confluence
3 8 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.35%) Apache
4 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.86%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (34.78%) Azure
2 42 (26.09%) AWS
3 29 (18.01%) GCP
4 20 (12.42%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (6.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (6.21%) SaaS
7 9 (5.59%) Office 365
8 8 (4.97%) GitHub
9 7 (4.35%) Serverless
10 6 (3.73%) Stackdriver
11 4 (2.48%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (2.48%) AWS CodePipeline
11 4 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (2.48%) Cloudflare
11 4 (2.48%) G Suite
12 3 (1.86%) IaaS
13 2 (1.24%) CloudBees
13 2 (1.24%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (1.24%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.63%) DNS
2 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 19 (11.80%) Firewall
4 14 (8.70%) WAN
5 12 (7.45%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (6.21%) LAN
6 10 (6.21%) VPN
7 7 (4.35%) DHCP
7 7 (4.35%) Internet
8 4 (2.48%) SSL
8 4 (2.48%) Wireless
9 2 (1.24%) Broadband
9 2 (1.24%) HTTP
9 2 (1.24%) ICMP
9 2 (1.24%) SNMP
9 2 (1.24%) VLAN
10 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.21%) MySQL
4 7 (4.35%) Big Data
4 7 (4.35%) BigQuery
5 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.24%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.24%) Power BI
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 41 (25.47%) Jenkins
2 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.91%) JIRA
4 17 (10.56%) Artifactory
5 16 (9.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (6.21%) Selenium
6 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.59%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (4.97%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (3.73%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.48%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (2.48%) Maven
11 4 (2.48%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.86%) TestRail
13 2 (1.24%) DbUnit
General
1 27 (16.77%) Retail
2 17 (10.56%) Finance
3 7 (4.35%) Legal
4 4 (2.48%) Games
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Police
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (31.68%) Developer
3 18 (11.18%) PHP Developer
4 8 (4.97%) Architect
4 8 (4.97%) C# Developer
4 8 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (4.97%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 8 (4.97%) Polyglot Developer
5 7 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (4.35%) Hybris Developer
5 7 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 7 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 7 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (3.73%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 6 (3.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
6 6 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.88%) .NET
2 22 (13.66%) AngularJS
3 21 (13.04%) LAMP
4 17 (10.56%) React
5 16 (9.94%) Node.js
6 15 (9.32%) Web Services
7 13 (8.07%) .NET Core
8 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (6.83%) CSS
10 10 (6.21%) LDAP
11 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.97%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (4.97%) HTML
12 8 (4.97%) jQuery
12 8 (4.97%) Laravel
13 6 (3.73%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (3.73%) WebSockets
14 5 (3.11%) HTML5
15 4 (2.48%) .NET Framework
15 4 (2.48%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.94%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.48%) Replication
6 3 (1.86%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (44.10%) Linux
2 30 (18.63%) Windows
3 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.73%) CentOS
5 5 (3.11%) Android
5 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.48%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.95%) Scrum
3 33 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (16.77%) Microservices
5 26 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 25 (15.53%) E-Commerce
7 24 (14.91%) SOLID
8 22 (13.66%) SDLC
9 19 (11.80%) Infrastructure Automation
9 19 (11.80%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (9.94%) Performance Measurement
11 16 (9.94%) TDD
12 15 (9.32%) Load Balancing
12 15 (9.32%) Process Improvement
13 14 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
13 14 (8.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 14 (8.70%) Software Engineering
14 13 (8.07%) MVC
15 12 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.71%) Python
2 29 (18.01%) SQL
3 27 (16.77%) PHP
4 24 (14.91%) C#
5 22 (13.66%) Bash Shell
5 22 (13.66%) Java
6 20 (12.42%) PowerShell
7 19 (11.80%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.70%) Ruby
9 13 (8.07%) Perl
10 10 (6.21%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.48%) Go
11 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.86%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.24%) C
13 2 (1.24%) ES6
13 2 (1.24%) Groovy
13 2 (1.24%) Scala
14 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Degree
2 7 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.48%) GCIA
3 4 (2.48%) GCIH
3 4 (2.48%) GSEC
3 4 (2.48%) SSCP
4 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.24%) CCIE
5 2 (1.24%) CCNP
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.24%) CWNE
5 2 (1.24%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.24%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.24%) RHCE
6 1 (0.62%) CEH
6 1 (0.62%) CISSP
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
1 8 (4.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (22.36%) Docker
2 6 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.86%) LXC
5 2 (1.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (25.47%) Kubernetes
2 37 (22.98%) Puppet
3 30 (18.63%) Ansible
4 21 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (13.04%) Terraform
5 10 (6.21%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (4.35%) Kibana
6 7 (4.35%) logstash
7 4 (2.48%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.48%) Opsgenie
8 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.24%) MOM
9 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.62%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Google
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.45%) hybris
4 11 (6.83%) Percona
5 8 (4.97%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.35%) ATG
6 7 (4.35%) Splunk
7 6 (3.73%) New Relic
7 6 (3.73%) SAP
7 6 (3.73%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.73%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle
8 5 (3.11%) VMware
9 4 (2.48%) Juniper
9 4 (2.48%) Okta
9 4 (2.48%) PagerDuty
10 3 (1.86%) Aruba
10 3 (1.86%) F5
10 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.86%) Xamarin