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

DevOps
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 37 51
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14 +29
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 493 308 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.00% 6.29% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.12% 6.71% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 484 265 190
Leeds median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 3,758 4,591 5,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.46% 93.83% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,153 3,861 4,251
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 293 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (39.15%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (36.92%) Python
4 163 (33.06%) Puppet
5 154 (31.24%) Linux
6 151 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 143 (29.01%) Jenkins
8 133 (26.98%) Opscode Chef
9 130 (26.37%) Ansible
10 125 (25.35%) Docker
10 125 (25.35%) Java
11 120 (24.34%) Bash Shell
12 116 (23.53%) Finance
13 107 (21.70%) Git (software)
14 101 (20.49%) Configuration Management
15 99 (20.08%) Microsoft
15 99 (20.08%) SQL
15 99 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
16 96 (19.47%) C#
17 93 (18.86%) Software Engineering
18 89 (18.05%) Ruby
19 76 (15.42%) .NET
20 75 (15.21%) Unix
21 70 (14.20%) Scrum
22 69 (14.00%) IaaS
23 67 (13.59%) Greenfield Project
24 66 (13.39%) JavaScript
25 64 (12.98%) PHP
26 63 (12.78%) PaaS
26 63 (12.78%) Terraform

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 27 (5.48%) OpenStack
2 26 (5.27%) CloudStack
3 21 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.64%) nginx
5 13 (2.64%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.03%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.03%) JBoss
7 9 (1.83%) Confluence
8 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.62%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.42%) IIS
9 7 (1.42%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.61%) Apache
11 3 (0.61%) Drupal
11 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) HipChat
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 193 (39.15%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (14.00%) IaaS
4 63 (12.78%) PaaS
5 50 (10.14%) SaaS
6 24 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (3.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.23%) Amazon S3
10 10 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (1.42%) npm
11 7 (1.42%) Serverless
12 6 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.01%) GitHub
14 4 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.26%) Firewall
2 18 (3.65%) DNS
3 12 (2.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (1.22%) DHCP
5 6 (1.22%) LAN
5 6 (1.22%) SAN
5 6 (1.22%) WAN
6 5 (1.01%) FTP
6 5 (1.01%) HTTP
6 5 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.01%) ICMP
6 5 (1.01%) Network Security
6 5 (1.01%) SMTP
6 5 (1.01%) SNMP
6 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (0.81%) NAS
7 4 (0.81%) VoIP
8 3 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.10%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.67%) MySQL
3 23 (4.67%) Redis
4 19 (3.85%) Riak
5 18 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.84%) Big Data
6 14 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.64%) Power BI
8 12 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.42%) QlikView
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 143 (29.01%) Jenkins
2 107 (21.70%) Git (software)
3 45 (9.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (7.51%) JIRA
5 34 (6.90%) Subversion
6 30 (6.09%) TeamCity
7 24 (4.87%) Maven
8 23 (4.67%) Bitbucket
9 19 (3.85%) Mercurial
10 17 (3.45%) GitLab
10 17 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (3.45%) SonarQube
11 16 (3.25%) PHPUnit
12 14 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.84%) Vagrant
13 8 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (1.42%) Ant
14 7 (1.42%) Liquibase
15 4 (0.81%) Trac
General
1 116 (23.53%) Finance
2 29 (5.88%) Retail
3 21 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.43%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.42%) Local Government
5 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.42%) Marketing
6 6 (1.22%) Games
6 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.01%) Back Office
8 4 (0.81%) Electronics
8 4 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 158 (32.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 103 (20.89%) Developer
3 64 (12.98%) Platform Engineer
4 44 (8.92%) Software Engineer
5 39 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
5 39 (7.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 38 (7.71%) AWS DevOps
7 36 (7.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 36 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
8 32 (6.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (6.09%) Java Engineer
10 28 (5.68%) Senior Developer
11 27 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
12 24 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
13 23 (4.67%) C# Developer
14 22 (4.46%) Architect
14 22 (4.46%) Consultant
15 21 (4.26%) Analyst
16 20 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.42%) .NET
2 42 (8.52%) Web Services
3 40 (8.11%) Spring
4 39 (7.91%) Spring Boot
5 36 (7.30%) Node.js
6 33 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (5.07%) AngularJS
8 24 (4.87%) HTML
9 23 (4.67%) CSS
10 22 (4.46%) ASP.NET
11 19 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (3.65%) Kafka
13 17 (3.45%) .NET Core
13 17 (3.45%) Spring Security
14 14 (2.84%) jQuery
14 14 (2.84%) LAMP
15 8 (1.62%) RESTful
16 7 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (1.42%) Middleware
17 6 (1.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.59%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.04%) User Experience
5 13 (2.64%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.62%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.81%) Replication
9 4 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.61%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.41%) Life Science
11 2 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.41%) NHS
11 2 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.20%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 154 (31.24%) Linux
2 75 (15.21%) Unix
3 54 (10.95%) Windows
4 22 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.06%) Android
5 20 (4.06%) CentOS
6 13 (2.64%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.42%) Debian
8 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.81%) AIX
9 4 (0.81%) HPUX
9 4 (0.81%) Solaris
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (20.49%) Configuration Management
3 99 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (18.86%) Software Engineering
5 70 (14.20%) Scrum
6 56 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 51 (10.34%) TDD
8 46 (9.33%) Open Source
9 45 (9.13%) Deployment Automation
10 43 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (8.11%) Microservices
12 37 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (7.30%) MVC
14 33 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (6.69%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.09%) Analytics
15 30 (6.09%) DSDM
15 30 (6.09%) RUP
16 26 (5.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (5.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 182 (36.92%) Python
2 125 (25.35%) Java
3 120 (24.34%) Bash Shell
4 99 (20.08%) SQL
5 96 (19.47%) C#
6 89 (18.05%) Ruby
7 66 (13.39%) JavaScript
8 64 (12.98%) PHP
9 59 (11.97%) PowerShell
10 43 (8.72%) Java 8
11 38 (7.71%) C++
11 38 (7.71%) Shell Script
12 36 (7.30%) Perl
13 25 (5.07%) Java 9
14 22 (4.46%) Kotlin
15 21 (4.26%) Scala
16 14 (2.84%) Apple Swift
16 14 (2.84%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.83%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (4.46%) Degree
2 11 (2.23%) CISSP
3 5 (1.01%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.41%) MBA
5 1 (0.20%) CISA
5 1 (0.20%) CISM
5 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.03%) QA
3 7 (1.42%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 125 (25.35%) Docker
2 35 (7.10%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.27%) vSphere
4 18 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (3.25%) Xen
5 16 (3.25%) XenServer
6 7 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.22%) HDFS
8 5 (1.01%) Firmware
8 5 (1.01%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.01%) XenApp
9 4 (0.81%) pfSense
10 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 163 (33.06%) Puppet
2 133 (26.98%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (26.37%) Ansible
4 63 (12.78%) Terraform
5 59 (11.97%) Kubernetes
6 41 (8.32%) Cobbler
7 26 (5.27%) Tivoli
7 26 (5.27%) ZABBIX
8 20 (4.06%) Cacti
8 20 (4.06%) Munin
9 17 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (2.84%) Rancher
11 10 (2.03%) Mesos
12 9 (1.83%) Packer
12 9 (1.83%) Prometheus
13 5 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.01%) Salt
13 5 (1.01%) SCCM
14 3 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.14%) Oracle
3 45 (9.13%) VMware
4 32 (6.49%) Google
5 24 (4.87%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (3.65%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.25%) SaltStack
7 16 (3.25%) Xamarin
8 13 (2.64%) Citrix
8 13 (2.64%) Splunk
9 11 (2.23%) Dell
9 11 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.03%) New Relic
11 9 (1.83%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.62%) Brocade
13 7 (1.42%) Cognos
13 7 (1.42%) Informatica
13 7 (1.42%) MuleSoft
13 7 (1.42%) Tableau
13 7 (1.42%) Trend Micro