Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 30 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 +43 +59
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 637 818 603
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.99% 6.77% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 7.37% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 571 696 500
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,625 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,277 11,097 13,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.01% 91.82% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,303 8,543 10,827
Median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the Midlands

DevOps
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the Midlands.

Salary trend for DevOps in the Midlands

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the Midlands

DevOps
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
West Midlands +14 433 £55,000 +4.76% 69
East Midlands +17 203 £52,500 - 40
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 361 (56.67%) Azure
2 337 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (36.11%) AWS
4 209 (32.81%) Microsoft
5 178 (27.94%) .NET
6 177 (27.79%) C#
7 166 (26.06%) SQL
8 144 (22.61%) JavaScript
9 140 (21.98%) Python
10 136 (21.35%) Git (software)
11 132 (20.72%) Microservices
12 110 (17.27%) SQL Server
13 109 (17.11%) Software Engineering
14 106 (16.64%) Linux
15 102 (16.01%) Docker
16 101 (15.86%) Jenkins
17 95 (14.91%) Kubernetes
18 94 (14.76%) Finance
19 91 (14.29%) HTML
20 89 (13.97%) CSS
21 84 (13.19%) Test Automation
22 82 (12.87%) Windows
23 81 (12.72%) Java
24 79 (12.40%) Scrum
25 78 (12.24%) ASP.NET
26 76 (11.93%) Ansible
27 75 (11.77%) SaaS
27 75 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
28 74 (11.62%) Terraform
28 74 (11.62%) PowerShell

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 25 (3.92%) Confluence
1 25 (3.92%) IIS
2 16 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.35%) CMS
4 14 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.94%) Apache
6 3 (0.47%) Anypoint
6 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.31%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.31%) SAS
7 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.16%) Kentico
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.41%) Magento
4 5 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (0.63%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.31%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 361 (56.67%) Azure
2 230 (36.11%) AWS
3 75 (11.77%) SaaS
4 60 (9.42%) Power Platform
5 54 (8.48%) Serverless
6 52 (8.16%) PaaS
7 48 (7.54%) GCP
8 37 (5.81%) IaaS
9 35 (5.49%) GitHub
10 30 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (1.88%) PowerApps
15 11 (1.73%) AWS CodePipeline
15 11 (1.73%) Office 365
16 10 (1.57%) Amazon S3
17 9 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
18 8 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 7 (1.10%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.35%) Firewall
2 12 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.73%) FTP
4 10 (1.57%) Network Security
5 9 (1.41%) Internet
6 6 (0.94%) HTTP
7 5 (0.78%) VPN
8 4 (0.63%) DNS
8 4 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (0.47%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.31%) IPv6
10 2 (0.31%) SSH
10 2 (0.31%) VLAN
10 2 (0.31%) VSAN
11 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.16%) MQTT
11 1 (0.16%) SNMP
11 1 (0.16%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.85%) Big Data
2 50 (7.85%) NoSQL
3 47 (7.38%) Power BI
4 45 (7.06%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (5.02%) MySQL
7 29 (4.55%) Data Lake
7 29 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (2.98%) Snowflake Schema
11 17 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (2.67%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.04%) HBase
13 12 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 136 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 101 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 53 (8.32%) Visual Studio
4 45 (7.06%) JIRA
5 24 (3.77%) GitLab
6 22 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 22 (3.45%) Maven
7 20 (3.14%) Subversion
7 20 (3.14%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.98%) NUnit
8 19 (2.98%) Selenium
9 18 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (2.51%) JMeter
10 16 (2.51%) JUnit
11 15 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (1.57%) SpecFlow
14 9 (1.41%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 94 (14.76%) Finance
2 34 (5.34%) Retail
3 32 (5.02%) Law
4 19 (2.98%) Digital Economy
5 15 (2.35%) Marketing
6 11 (1.73%) Banking
6 11 (1.73%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.26%) Back Office
8 7 (1.10%) Billing
8 7 (1.10%) Electronics
9 6 (0.94%) Games
10 5 (0.78%) Legal
11 4 (0.63%) Automotive
11 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 195 (30.61%) Developer
2 119 (18.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (10.20%) Architect
4 56 (8.79%) Senior Developer
5 47 (7.38%) .NET Developer
6 41 (6.44%) Azure Engineer
7 37 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 33 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (4.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 30 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (4.24%) AWS Engineer
10 27 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 25 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 22 (3.45%) Backend Developer
13 21 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
14 20 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (3.14%) Data Engineer
15 18 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.67%) Azure DevOps
16 17 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (27.94%) .NET
2 91 (14.29%) HTML
3 89 (13.97%) CSS
4 78 (12.24%) ASP.NET
5 63 (9.89%) AngularJS
6 62 (9.73%) .NET Framework
7 50 (7.85%) Node.js
8 49 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 49 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (7.22%) React
10 45 (7.06%) Web Services
11 37 (5.81%) JSON
12 35 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (5.49%) REST
12 35 (5.49%) RESTful
13 32 (5.02%) Entity Framework
14 31 (4.87%) HTML5
14 31 (4.87%) jQuery
15 26 (4.08%) Flask
16 25 (3.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.38%) Public Cloud
3 30 (4.71%) User Experience
4 29 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.92%) Cloud Native
6 19 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (1.10%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.31%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.64%) Linux
2 82 (12.87%) Windows
3 34 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (1.73%) Unix
5 8 (1.26%) CentOS
6 7 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.78%) SafeRTOS
7 5 (0.78%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.47%) Android
9 2 (0.31%) VMS
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (20.72%) Microservices
3 109 (17.11%) Software Engineering
4 84 (13.19%) Test Automation
5 79 (12.40%) Scrum
6 75 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
7 72 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (10.36%) MVC
9 61 (9.58%) Mentoring
10 57 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (8.63%) TDD
12 48 (7.54%) SDLC
13 46 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (7.22%) Fintech
14 43 (6.75%) Infrastructure as Code
15 40 (6.28%) ITIL
16 38 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (5.97%) Unit Testing
16 38 (5.97%) User Stories
17 36 (5.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.79%) C#
2 166 (26.06%) SQL
3 144 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 140 (21.98%) Python
5 81 (12.72%) Java
6 74 (11.62%) PowerShell
7 56 (8.79%) Bash Shell
8 34 (5.34%) T-SQL
9 31 (4.87%) PHP
10 24 (3.77%) C++
11 22 (3.45%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.14%) Ruby
13 19 (2.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 17 (2.67%) Go
15 15 (2.35%) Perl
16 12 (1.88%) Scala
17 7 (1.10%) ABAP
17 7 (1.10%) C
18 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (5.65%) Degree
2 21 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.14%) AWS Certification
3 20 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.10%) CCNA
9 6 (0.94%) MCSE
9 6 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.63%) CISSP
11 3 (0.47%) CEH
11 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.47%) MCSA
12 2 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.31%) SANS
12 2 (0.31%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.24%) Data Quality
2 26 (4.08%) GDPR
3 23 (3.61%) QA
4 8 (1.26%) SLA
5 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.31%) NCSC
10 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 102 (16.01%) Docker
2 22 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.35%) vSphere
4 14 (2.20%) HDFS
5 12 (1.88%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.94%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.31%) Postfix
10 2 (0.31%) vCloud
10 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 95 (14.91%) Kubernetes
2 76 (11.93%) Ansible
3 74 (11.62%) Terraform
4 54 (8.48%) Puppet
5 32 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.51%) Kibana
7 13 (2.04%) Packer
8 10 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (1.57%) Grafana
9 9 (1.41%) Consul
10 8 (1.26%) Graphite
10 8 (1.26%) Prometheus
11 7 (1.10%) Rancher
12 6 (0.94%) logstash
13 5 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.47%) Fluentd
15 3 (0.47%) Nagios
16 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
16 2 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 209 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.65%) Google
3 31 (4.87%) Oracle
4 28 (4.40%) VMware
5 19 (2.98%) IBM
6 16 (2.51%) SAP
7 11 (1.73%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.73%) Splunk
8 10 (1.57%) Cisco
9 8 (1.26%) Dell
10 6 (0.94%) New Relic
10 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.78%) Ab Initio
11 5 (0.78%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.78%) Intel
11 5 (0.78%) Tableau
12 4 (0.63%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.63%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.63%) Teradata
12 4 (0.63%) UiPath