Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 15 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 375 513 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.11% 10.66% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.11% 11.29% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 349 462 240
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,867
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +16.67%

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 2,860 4,542 4,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.38% 94.39% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,477 3,833 4,126
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +2.41%

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 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 258 (68.80%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (38.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (35.73%) Amazon AWS
4 133 (35.47%) Java
5 95 (25.33%) Software Engineering
6 94 (25.07%) Python
7 92 (24.53%) SQL
7 92 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (24.00%) Jenkins
9 89 (23.73%) Finance
10 84 (22.40%) Linux
10 84 (22.40%) Git (software)
11 83 (22.13%) Docker
12 73 (19.47%) Microsoft
13 72 (19.20%) Kubernetes
14 70 (18.67%) C#
15 69 (18.40%) TDD
15 69 (18.40%) Microservices
16 67 (17.87%) Open Source
17 66 (17.60%) .NET
18 64 (17.07%) JavaScript
19 59 (15.73%) NoSQL
19 59 (15.73%) Mentoring
20 58 (15.47%) Windows
21 57 (15.20%) Migration
22 56 (14.93%) Scrum
22 56 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
23 54 (14.40%) Ansible
24 52 (13.87%) Puppet
25 48 (12.80%) Spring

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 (5.33%) nginx
2 19 (5.07%) Confluence
3 18 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (4.00%) IIS
5 14 (3.73%) Apache Spark
6 13 (3.47%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.20%) Apache
8 8 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.60%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.80%) Mule
12 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.27%) SPSS
2 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 146 (38.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (35.73%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (12.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 41 (10.93%) IaaS
5 34 (9.07%) GitHub
6 33 (8.80%) PaaS
7 16 (4.27%) Slack
8 11 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.93%) SaaS
9 7 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.07%) AWS CodePipeline
12 4 (1.07%) Azure Stack
12 4 (1.07%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.80%) Office 365
13 3 (0.80%) Serverless
14 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.33%) Firewall
2 34 (9.07%) DNS
3 20 (5.33%) DHCP
4 17 (4.53%) VPN
5 13 (3.47%) VLAN
6 4 (1.07%) Broadband
6 4 (1.07%) IPv4
6 4 (1.07%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) FTP
7 2 (0.53%) HTTP
7 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.53%) ICMP
7 2 (0.53%) Network Security
7 2 (0.53%) SMTP
7 2 (0.53%) SNMP
7 2 (0.53%) SSL
7 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.73%) NoSQL
2 41 (10.93%) MongoDB
2 41 (10.93%) MySQL
3 33 (8.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 24 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (6.40%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.80%) Big Data
5 18 (4.80%) Riak
6 16 (4.27%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.00%) Apache Hive
7 15 (4.00%) Redis
8 14 (3.73%) HBase
8 14 (3.73%) Spark SQL
8 14 (3.73%) Sqoop
9 10 (2.67%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.60%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.07%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 90 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 84 (22.40%) Git (software)
3 31 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (7.73%) JIRA
5 20 (5.33%) Subversion
6 19 (5.07%) Maven
6 19 (5.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (4.80%) Mercurial
7 18 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (3.73%) CircleCI
9 13 (3.47%) Xcode
10 11 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.13%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.87%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.87%) Codeship
13 7 (1.87%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.87%) GitLab
13 7 (1.87%) Selenium
14 6 (1.60%) Travis CI
General
1 89 (23.73%) Finance
2 19 (5.07%) Retail
3 18 (4.80%) Local Government
3 18 (4.80%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.33%) Banking
5 3 (0.80%) Games
5 3 (0.80%) Marketing
5 3 (0.80%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (22.93%) Developer
2 84 (22.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (20.53%) Software Engineer
4 51 (13.60%) Architect
5 37 (9.87%) Java Engineer
6 36 (9.60%) Java Software Engineer
7 31 (8.27%) Platform Engineer
8 29 (7.73%) Software Developer
9 28 (7.47%) Senior Developer
10 27 (7.20%) Cloud Architect
10 27 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (6.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 26 (6.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 25 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (6.67%) Python Engineer
13 23 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
14 22 (5.87%) AWS DevOps
14 22 (5.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 19 (5.07%) Consultant
15 19 (5.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.60%) .NET
2 48 (12.80%) Spring
3 44 (11.73%) Web Services
4 37 (9.87%) ASP.NET
5 35 (9.33%) Kafka
6 34 (9.07%) RabbitMQ
7 31 (8.27%) Spring Boot
8 30 (8.00%) HTML
9 29 (7.73%) CSS
10 28 (7.47%) React
11 25 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 25 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (6.67%) Node.js
12 23 (6.13%) Vue.js
13 22 (5.87%) REST
14 18 (4.80%) Middleware
15 16 (4.27%) JSON
16 14 (3.73%) Spark Streaming
17 13 (3.47%) HTML5
18 12 (3.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.87%) User Experience
4 19 (5.07%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.53%) Public Cloud
7 16 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.40%) NHS
9 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Fintech
10 2 (0.53%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.27%) CMDB
11 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (22.40%) Linux
2 58 (15.47%) Windows
3 42 (11.20%) Unix
4 20 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.60%) Android
8 2 (0.53%) AIX
8 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.53%) VMS
8 2 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (68.80%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (25.33%) Software Engineering
3 92 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (18.40%) Microservices
4 69 (18.40%) TDD
5 67 (17.87%) Open Source
6 59 (15.73%) Mentoring
7 57 (15.20%) Migration
8 56 (14.93%) Scrum
9 46 (12.27%) Configuration Management
10 37 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (9.07%) Coaching
11 34 (9.07%) MVC
12 32 (8.53%) BDD
12 32 (8.53%) Machine Learning
12 32 (8.53%) Use Case
13 30 (8.00%) OO
14 29 (7.73%) Kanban
14 29 (7.73%) Test Automation
15 27 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (35.47%) Java
2 94 (25.07%) Python
3 92 (24.53%) SQL
4 70 (18.67%) C#
5 64 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 42 (11.20%) Scala
7 41 (10.93%) Bash Shell
8 36 (9.60%) Java 8
9 34 (9.07%) Ruby
10 26 (6.93%) Shell Script
11 25 (6.67%) Kotlin
11 25 (6.67%) PowerShell
12 22 (5.87%) Perl
13 15 (4.00%) C++
13 15 (4.00%) Java 9
14 13 (3.47%) Apple Swift
15 12 (3.20%) PHP
16 7 (1.87%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.07%) Groovy
18 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.27%) Degree
2 14 (3.73%) AWS Certification
3 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.80%) RHCE
6 3 (0.80%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.47%) Cyber Essentials
1 13 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.20%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 83 (22.13%) Docker
2 37 (9.87%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.73%) Apache Flume
4 14 (3.73%) HDFS
5 11 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.53%) Firmware
8 2 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 72 (19.20%) Kubernetes
2 56 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (14.40%) Ansible
4 52 (13.87%) Puppet
5 40 (10.67%) Terraform
6 20 (5.33%) Rancher
7 16 (4.27%) Prometheus
8 15 (4.00%) Cobbler
8 15 (4.00%) Tivoli
9 14 (3.73%) Oozie
10 7 (1.87%) CFEngine
10 7 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (1.87%) Grafana
10 7 (1.87%) Nagios
11 5 (1.33%) Kibana
12 4 (1.07%) Consul
12 4 (1.07%) logstash
12 4 (1.07%) Packer
13 3 (0.80%) Opsview
14 2 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 73 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.47%) Google
3 42 (11.20%) VMware
4 33 (8.80%) Oracle
5 27 (7.20%) Rackspace
6 21 (5.60%) Splunk
7 20 (5.33%) AppDynamics
8 15 (4.00%) EnterpriseDB
9 14 (3.73%) Cloudera
9 14 (3.73%) Hortonworks
10 13 (3.47%) Xamarin
11 7 (1.87%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.33%) Symantec
13 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.53%) Cadence
14 2 (0.53%) Citrix
14 2 (0.53%) Dell
14 2 (0.53%) HP
15 1 (0.27%) Cisco
15 1 (0.27%) IBM