Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 25 58
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 +43
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 626 863 590
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.41% 7.66% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 8.29% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 673 794 482
Median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,125 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 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 4,294 10,410 11,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.01% 92.43% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,493 8,538 9,133
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +13 436 £51,000 -2.86% 105
East Midlands +17 187 £50,250 +1.52% 59
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 372 (59.42%) Azure
2 371 (59.27%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (34.98%) .NET
4 217 (34.66%) AWS
5 209 (33.39%) C#
6 190 (30.35%) SQL
7 184 (29.39%) JavaScript
8 167 (26.68%) Microservices
9 150 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 140 (22.36%) Docker
11 136 (21.73%) Git (software)
12 129 (20.61%) Python
12 129 (20.61%) Terraform
13 128 (20.45%) Scrum
14 114 (18.21%) Kubernetes
15 107 (17.09%) SQL Server
15 107 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
16 104 (16.61%) Linux
17 101 (16.13%) Finance
18 98 (15.65%) AngularJS
19 93 (14.86%) Ansible
20 86 (13.74%) Test Automation
21 85 (13.58%) CSS
21 85 (13.58%) HTML
22 80 (12.78%) SDLC
23 76 (12.14%) Infrastructure as Code
23 76 (12.14%) MVC
24 75 (11.98%) Jenkins
25 74 (11.82%) .NET Core
25 74 (11.82%) REST

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 32 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.51%) Confluence
3 19 (3.04%) IIS
4 16 (2.56%) CMS
4 16 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 11 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.12%) Apache
7 4 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.64%) Kentico
7 4 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.64%) WordPress
8 3 (0.48%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.16%) InVision
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.80%) Magento
5 4 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.32%) Shopify
7 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 372 (59.42%) Azure
2 217 (34.66%) AWS
3 72 (11.50%) SaaS
4 64 (10.22%) GitHub
5 63 (10.06%) GCP
6 48 (7.67%) PaaS
7 47 (7.51%) Serverless
8 37 (5.91%) AWS Lambda
9 32 (5.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (3.83%) IaaS
11 23 (3.67%) Power Platform
12 20 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (2.88%) OpenShift
14 17 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (2.72%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (1.44%) npm
17 8 (1.28%) PowerApps
18 7 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
19 6 (0.96%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.40%) Firewall
2 13 (2.08%) HTTP
3 12 (1.92%) Internet
4 11 (1.76%) Network Security
5 10 (1.60%) AMQP
6 9 (1.44%) VPN
7 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.80%) DNS
9 3 (0.48%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.32%) IPv6
10 2 (0.32%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.32%) VLAN
10 2 (0.32%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.06%) MongoDB
3 53 (8.47%) NoSQL
4 50 (7.99%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.23%) MySQL
6 28 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.99%) Big Data
7 25 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (2.40%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.76%) Data Lake
13 11 (1.76%) Redis
14 10 (1.60%) Power BI
15 9 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.44%) HBase
16 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.96%) Impala
Development Applications
1 136 (21.73%) Git (software)
2 75 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 56 (8.95%) JIRA
4 41 (6.55%) Visual Studio
5 33 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (4.79%) TeamCity
7 29 (4.63%) Selenium
8 25 (3.99%) GitLab
9 24 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 21 (3.35%) Bitbucket
11 17 (2.72%) Subversion
12 16 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (1.60%) webpack
15 9 (1.44%) NUnit
15 9 (1.44%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.12%) gulp
16 7 (1.12%) Maven
16 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 101 (16.13%) Finance
2 32 (5.11%) Public Sector
3 22 (3.51%) Retail
4 20 (3.19%) Marketing
5 19 (3.04%) Games
6 9 (1.44%) Digital Economy
6 9 (1.44%) Law
7 7 (1.12%) Banking
8 5 (0.80%) Automotive
9 4 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.64%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 222 (35.46%) Developer
2 162 (25.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (8.95%) Senior Developer
4 52 (8.31%) .NET Developer
4 52 (8.31%) Azure Engineer
5 47 (7.51%) Architect
6 44 (7.03%) C# Developer
7 41 (6.55%) AWS DevOps
8 39 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
9 36 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 36 (5.75%) Software Developer
10 35 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 34 (5.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 31 (4.95%) Lead DevOps
12 31 (4.95%) Platform Engineer
13 24 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
15 21 (3.35%) Web Developer
16 20 (3.19%) Lead Developer
16 20 (3.19%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (34.98%) .NET
2 98 (15.65%) AngularJS
3 85 (13.58%) CSS
3 85 (13.58%) HTML
4 74 (11.82%) .NET Core
4 74 (11.82%) REST
5 73 (11.66%) ASP.NET
6 64 (10.22%) Node.js
6 64 (10.22%) React
7 60 (9.58%) .NET Framework
8 51 (8.15%) Kafka
9 46 (7.35%) jQuery
10 39 (6.23%) JSON
11 38 (6.07%) Web Services
12 36 (5.75%) Flask
13 34 (5.43%) RESTful
14 33 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (5.27%) Elastic Stack
15 32 (5.11%) Django
16 29 (4.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.63%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (6.07%) User Experience
3 33 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 19 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.56%) Cloud Native
7 16 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 6 (0.96%) W3C
10 5 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.80%) PlayStation
11 4 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.64%) AS400
11 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.64%) Robotics
12 3 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 104 (16.61%) Linux
2 63 (10.06%) Windows
3 23 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.51%) Unix
5 16 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 14 (2.24%) CentOS
7 10 (1.60%) Android
8 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (59.27%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (26.68%) Microservices
3 128 (20.45%) Scrum
4 107 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (13.74%) Test Automation
6 80 (12.78%) SDLC
7 76 (12.14%) Infrastructure as Code
7 76 (12.14%) MVC
8 69 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (11.02%) Software Engineering
9 63 (10.06%) TDD
10 54 (8.63%) Migration
11 51 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (8.15%) Mentoring
12 46 (7.35%) BDD
13 45 (7.19%) Configuration Management
14 37 (5.91%) Fintech
15 35 (5.59%) Deployment Automation
16 33 (5.27%) Analytics
16 33 (5.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 209 (33.39%) C#
2 190 (30.35%) SQL
3 184 (29.39%) JavaScript
4 129 (20.61%) Python
5 69 (11.02%) PowerShell
6 60 (9.58%) Java
7 57 (9.11%) T-SQL
8 53 (8.47%) Bash Shell
9 41 (6.55%) PHP
10 31 (4.95%) Go
11 21 (3.35%) TypeScript
12 18 (2.88%) Ruby
13 16 (2.56%) Perl
14 15 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.60%) C++
16 10 (1.60%) Kotlin
16 10 (1.60%) VB
17 8 (1.28%) C
17 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (7.19%) Degree
2 30 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.19%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.96%) PhD
8 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.32%) VCAP
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.63%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) GDPR
3 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) IFRS
6 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (22.36%) Docker
2 27 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.76%) vSphere
6 6 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.96%) HDFS
7 4 (0.64%) LXC
8 3 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.32%) vCloud
9 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.16%) Varnish
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 129 (20.61%) Terraform
2 114 (18.21%) Kubernetes
3 93 (14.86%) Ansible
4 52 (8.31%) Puppet
5 46 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.92%) Prometheus
7 10 (1.60%) Grafana
8 9 (1.44%) Graphite
8 9 (1.44%) Packer
9 7 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (1.12%) Rancher
10 6 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.96%) Nagios
11 4 (0.64%) logstash
11 4 (0.64%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.48%) Consul
12 3 (0.48%) Marathon
12 3 (0.48%) Mesos
12 3 (0.48%) Opsgenie
12 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 150 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.54%) Oracle
3 50 (7.99%) Google
4 28 (4.47%) VMware
5 22 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.24%) EnterpriseDB
7 9 (1.44%) Cloudera
7 9 (1.44%) IBM
8 8 (1.28%) Cadence
8 8 (1.28%) Splunk
9 7 (1.12%) Ab Initio
9 7 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.12%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.12%) Teradata
10 6 (0.96%) SAP
10 6 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.64%) ABBYY
12 4 (0.64%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.64%) CheckPoint