Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 +36
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 420 319 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.89% 6.51% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 6.94% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 417 276 225
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £70,000 £71,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,505 4,596 5,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.90% 93.80% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,908 3,866 4,323
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.75%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Leeds

DevOps
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Leeds

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 272 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (36.43%) Python
4 144 (34.29%) Puppet
5 135 (32.14%) Jenkins
6 122 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 121 (28.81%) Linux
8 120 (28.57%) Java
9 114 (27.14%) Ansible
10 112 (26.67%) Docker
11 105 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 104 (24.76%) Bash Shell
13 102 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
14 101 (24.05%) Finance
15 97 (23.10%) Configuration Management
15 97 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
16 90 (21.43%) Software Engineering
17 86 (20.48%) C#
18 84 (20.00%) Microsoft
19 83 (19.76%) SQL
20 72 (17.14%) Ruby
21 68 (16.19%) Scrum
22 66 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
23 64 (15.24%) JavaScript
24 62 (14.76%) Unix
25 60 (14.29%) IaaS
26 58 (13.81%) .NET
27 57 (13.57%) Test Automation
27 57 (13.57%) PaaS
28 55 (13.10%) Kubernetes

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 20 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 19 (4.52%) CloudStack
3 15 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.33%) nginx
5 13 (3.10%) Confluence
6 12 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.14%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.43%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.43%) JBoss
9 4 (0.95%) Apache
9 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.48%) Drupal
11 2 (0.48%) IIS
11 2 (0.48%) Mule
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.48%) WordPress
12 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.24%) HipChat
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 160 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (14.29%) IaaS
4 57 (13.57%) PaaS
5 44 (10.48%) SaaS
6 17 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (2.62%) GitHub
9 9 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.14%) Slack
10 7 (1.67%) npm
11 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.71%) Office 365
12 3 (0.71%) Serverless
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.48%) G Suite
13 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.33%) Firewall
2 12 (2.86%) DNS
3 8 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.95%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (0.95%) VoIP
5 3 (0.71%) LAN
5 3 (0.71%) SAN
5 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.71%) WAN
6 2 (0.48%) AMQP
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) ICMP
7 1 (0.24%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 19 (4.52%) Redis
4 18 (4.29%) MySQL
5 13 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.10%) Riak
6 11 (2.62%) Big Data
6 11 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (2.14%) Power BI
9 7 (1.67%) QlikView
9 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.19%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 135 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 105 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 35 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 30 (7.14%) JIRA
5 29 (6.90%) Subversion
6 25 (5.95%) TeamCity
7 23 (5.48%) Maven
8 19 (4.52%) GitLab
8 19 (4.52%) Mercurial
9 17 (4.05%) SonarQube
10 16 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (3.33%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (2.38%) PHPUnit
13 9 (2.14%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (1.43%) Ant
16 6 (1.43%) Liquibase
16 6 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 101 (24.05%) Finance
2 19 (4.52%) Retail
3 18 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.19%) Banking
6 5 (1.19%) Local Government
6 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.95%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 124 (29.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (22.38%) Developer
3 64 (15.24%) Platform Engineer
4 45 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 38 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (8.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 36 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
8 35 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
9 34 (8.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 33 (7.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 30 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 30 (7.14%) Senior Developer
12 28 (6.67%) Java Engineer
13 27 (6.43%) Java Software Engineer
14 21 (5.00%) Analyst
14 21 (5.00%) Architect
14 21 (5.00%) C# Developer
15 18 (4.29%) Site Engineer
16 17 (4.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 16 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.81%) .NET
2 40 (9.52%) Spring
3 35 (8.33%) Node.js
4 34 (8.10%) Spring Boot
5 29 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
5 29 (6.90%) Web Services
6 26 (6.19%) HTML
7 25 (5.95%) CSS
8 22 (5.24%) AngularJS
9 18 (4.29%) ASP.NET
10 17 (4.05%) .NET Core
11 16 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (3.81%) Kafka
11 16 (3.81%) Spring Security
12 13 (3.10%) Middleware
13 12 (2.86%) React
14 11 (2.62%) jQuery
15 9 (2.14%) CSS3
15 9 (2.14%) HTML5
15 9 (2.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.00%) User Experience
3 19 (4.52%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.48%) Life Science
12 2 (0.48%) NHS
12 2 (0.48%) Replication
12 2 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 121 (28.81%) Linux
2 62 (14.76%) Unix
3 31 (7.38%) Windows
4 20 (4.76%) CentOS
5 19 (4.52%) Android
6 18 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.48%) Debian
11 2 (0.48%) VMS
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (23.10%) Configuration Management
2 97 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
3 90 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 68 (16.19%) Scrum
5 57 (13.57%) Test Automation
6 52 (12.38%) TDD
7 50 (11.90%) Open Source
8 38 (9.05%) Mentoring
9 37 (8.81%) Microservices
10 36 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
11 34 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (7.38%) Analytics
12 31 (7.38%) MVC
13 29 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (6.67%) BDD
15 25 (5.95%) IT Strategy
15 25 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (5.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 153 (36.43%) Python
2 120 (28.57%) Java
3 104 (24.76%) Bash Shell
4 86 (20.48%) C#
5 83 (19.76%) SQL
6 72 (17.14%) Ruby
7 64 (15.24%) JavaScript
8 54 (12.86%) PHP
9 50 (11.90%) PowerShell
10 43 (10.24%) Java 8
11 36 (8.57%) Perl
12 33 (7.86%) C++
13 31 (7.38%) Shell Script
14 24 (5.71%) Java 9
15 18 (4.29%) Kotlin
16 14 (3.33%) Apple Swift
16 14 (3.33%) Scala
17 11 (2.62%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
19 7 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (4.52%) Degree
2 8 (1.90%) AWS Certification
3 7 (1.67%) CISSP
4 4 (0.95%) RHCE
4 4 (0.95%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.48%) MBA
6 1 (0.24%) CISA
6 1 (0.24%) CISM
6 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.14%) PMO
2 6 (1.43%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (26.67%) Docker
2 22 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.52%) vSphere
4 10 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.38%) Xen
4 10 (2.38%) XenServer
5 5 (1.19%) HDFS
6 4 (0.95%) pfSense
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 144 (34.29%) Puppet
2 114 (27.14%) Ansible
3 102 (24.29%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (13.10%) Kubernetes
4 55 (13.10%) Terraform
5 34 (8.10%) Cobbler
6 24 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (5.24%) Tivoli
8 21 (5.00%) ZABBIX
9 17 (4.05%) Cacti
9 17 (4.05%) Munin
10 15 (3.57%) Mesos
11 13 (3.10%) Prometheus
11 13 (3.10%) Rancher
12 9 (2.14%) Packer
13 6 (1.43%) Consul
14 4 (0.95%) Grafana
14 4 (0.95%) Graphite
14 4 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 84 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.81%) Oracle
3 36 (8.57%) VMware
4 22 (5.24%) EnterpriseDB
4 22 (5.24%) Google
5 16 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.33%) Splunk
6 14 (3.33%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.38%) SaltStack
8 9 (2.14%) Citrix
8 9 (2.14%) Dell
8 9 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.90%) Brocade
10 7 (1.67%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.67%) Cognos
10 7 (1.67%) Informatica
10 7 (1.67%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.67%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.67%) Tableau
11 4 (0.95%) Atlassian