Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 28 43
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +29
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 352 334 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.49% 7.03% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 7.48% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 362 289 241
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% +11.58% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3,067 4,464 4,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 91.42% 93.98% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,584 3,791 4,219
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,121 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +1.19%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 269 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (35.23%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (34.66%) Python
4 119 (33.81%) Puppet
4 119 (33.81%) Jenkins
5 105 (29.83%) Docker
5 105 (29.83%) Java
6 101 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 97 (27.56%) Ansible
8 92 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (26.14%) Git (software)
9 91 (25.85%) Bash Shell
10 87 (24.72%) Finance
11 86 (24.43%) Configuration Management
11 86 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
12 85 (24.15%) Linux
13 78 (22.16%) Software Engineering
14 72 (20.45%) SQL
15 65 (18.47%) Microsoft
15 65 (18.47%) Kubernetes
16 60 (17.05%) C#
16 60 (17.05%) Scrum
17 56 (15.91%) Unix
18 55 (15.63%) Mentoring
19 54 (15.34%) IaaS
20 52 (14.77%) Open Source
20 52 (14.77%) Test Automation
20 52 (14.77%) Terraform
20 52 (14.77%) JavaScript
21 50 (14.20%) PaaS

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 19 (5.40%) Confluence
2 16 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 13 (3.69%) nginx
5 10 (2.84%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.99%) CloudStack
7 7 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.14%) IIS
9 3 (0.85%) Apache
9 3 (0.85%) JBoss
9 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) Mule
10 2 (0.57%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 124 (35.23%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (15.34%) IaaS
4 50 (14.20%) PaaS
5 34 (9.66%) SaaS
6 26 (7.39%) GitHub
6 26 (7.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (3.98%) Slack
8 9 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.85%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.57%) G Suite
11 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.28%) Apigee
12 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.28%) Fastly
12 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.55%) DNS
2 11 (3.13%) Firewall
3 8 (2.27%) DHCP
4 6 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.70%) VLAN
4 6 (1.70%) VPN
5 4 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.14%) VoIP
6 2 (0.57%) Internet
6 2 (0.57%) LAN
6 2 (0.57%) SAN
6 2 (0.57%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 29 (8.24%) MongoDB
2 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (6.53%) MySQL
5 18 (5.11%) Big Data
6 17 (4.83%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.83%) Redis
7 15 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.26%) Riak
8 13 (3.69%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.13%) HBase
9 11 (3.13%) Spark SQL
9 11 (3.13%) Sqoop
10 9 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.99%) Power BI
11 7 (1.99%) QlikView
11 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 119 (33.81%) Jenkins
2 92 (26.14%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.52%) JIRA
4 25 (7.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (5.68%) GitLab
5 20 (5.68%) TeamCity
6 19 (5.40%) Subversion
7 16 (4.55%) Mercurial
8 15 (4.26%) Maven
9 14 (3.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.56%) SonarQube
12 8 (2.27%) Xcode
13 6 (1.70%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.70%) CircleCI
13 6 (1.70%) Selenium
13 6 (1.70%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.42%) Codeship
General
1 87 (24.72%) Finance
2 12 (3.41%) Retail
3 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.70%) Local Government
4 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.42%) Banking
6 4 (1.14%) Electronics
6 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Games
8 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (19.89%) Developer
3 52 (14.77%) Platform Engineer
4 44 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 34 (9.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 32 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 32 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (8.81%) AWS DevOps
8 30 (8.52%) AWS Engineer
8 30 (8.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 29 (8.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (8.24%) Senior Developer
10 26 (7.39%) Java Engineer
10 26 (7.39%) Java Software Engineer
11 22 (6.25%) Python Engineer
12 21 (5.97%) Architect
13 19 (5.40%) Analyst
14 18 (5.11%) Software Developer
15 16 (4.55%) Site Engineer
16 15 (4.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.93%) .NET
2 36 (10.23%) Spring
3 29 (8.24%) RabbitMQ
3 29 (8.24%) Spring Boot
3 29 (8.24%) Web Services
4 28 (7.95%) HTML
5 27 (7.67%) CSS
6 24 (6.82%) Kafka
6 24 (6.82%) Node.js
7 23 (6.53%) AngularJS
8 14 (3.98%) Middleware
8 14 (3.98%) React
9 13 (3.69%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.69%) REST
10 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
11 10 (2.84%) .NET Core
11 10 (2.84%) JSON
11 10 (2.84%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.82%) User Experience
3 18 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) Replication
10 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (24.15%) Linux
2 56 (15.91%) Unix
3 34 (9.66%) Windows
4 15 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.69%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.41%) CentOS
7 11 (3.13%) Android
8 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (24.43%) Configuration Management
4 78 (22.16%) Software Engineering
5 60 (17.05%) Scrum
6 55 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 52 (14.77%) Open Source
7 52 (14.77%) Test Automation
8 48 (13.64%) TDD
9 43 (12.22%) Analytics
9 43 (12.22%) Microservices
10 33 (9.38%) Coaching
11 26 (7.39%) BDD
11 26 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (7.10%) Data Analytics
13 24 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.53%) Deployment Automation
15 22 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (34.66%) Python
2 105 (29.83%) Java
3 91 (25.85%) Bash Shell
4 72 (20.45%) SQL
5 60 (17.05%) C#
6 52 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 48 (13.64%) Ruby
8 45 (12.78%) PowerShell
9 39 (11.08%) Perl
10 36 (10.23%) Java 8
11 34 (9.66%) PHP
12 26 (7.39%) C++
12 26 (7.39%) Scala
12 26 (7.39%) Shell Script
13 17 (4.83%) Kotlin
14 15 (4.26%) Java 9
15 14 (3.98%) Apple Swift
16 9 (2.56%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.99%) VB
17 7 (1.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.41%) AWS Certification
2 11 (3.13%) Degree
3 4 (1.14%) RHCE
3 4 (1.14%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) PMO
2 7 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.42%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 105 (29.83%) Docker
2 21 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.69%) HDFS
4 11 (3.13%) Apache Flume
5 8 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.99%) vSphere
7 4 (1.14%) pfSense
8 2 (0.57%) Xen
8 2 (0.57%) XenServer
9 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 119 (33.81%) Puppet
2 97 (27.56%) Ansible
3 86 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (18.47%) Kubernetes
5 52 (14.77%) Terraform
6 25 (7.10%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (6.53%) Cobbler
8 16 (4.55%) Prometheus
8 16 (4.55%) Rancher
8 16 (4.55%) Tivoli
9 15 (4.26%) Mesos
10 14 (3.98%) ZABBIX
11 11 (3.13%) Oozie
12 10 (2.84%) Cacti
12 10 (2.84%) Munin
13 9 (2.56%) Packer
14 7 (1.99%) Consul
15 5 (1.42%) CFEngine
16 4 (1.14%) Grafana
16 4 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.23%) Oracle
3 33 (9.38%) VMware
4 28 (7.95%) Google
5 21 (5.97%) Splunk
6 16 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
7 13 (3.69%) AppDynamics
7 13 (3.69%) Rackspace
8 11 (3.13%) Cloudera
8 11 (3.13%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.99%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.99%) Cognos
10 7 (1.99%) Informatica
10 7 (1.99%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.99%) Tableau
10 7 (1.99%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.70%) Citrix
11 6 (1.70%) Dell