Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 45 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 +30 +42
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 839 633 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.40% 5.19% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 5.62% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 739 461 458
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £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 9,072 11,267 13,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.87% 92.31% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7,515 8,350 11,174
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,038
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the Midlands

DevOps
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in the Midlands.

Salary trend for DevOps in the Midlands

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 February 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 28 February 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 +30 613 £55,000 +7.32% 181
East Midlands +18 226 £47,500 -13.64% 82
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 455 (54.23%) Azure
2 418 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (38.02%) AWS
4 260 (30.99%) C#
5 238 (28.37%) JavaScript
6 235 (28.01%) .NET
7 223 (26.58%) SQL
8 207 (24.67%) Microsoft
9 183 (21.81%) Docker
10 176 (20.98%) SQL Server
11 171 (20.38%) Git (software)
12 154 (18.36%) Python
13 138 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
14 136 (16.21%) Jenkins
15 133 (15.85%) Software Engineering
15 133 (15.85%) CSS
16 132 (15.73%) Microservices
17 129 (15.38%) Linux
18 121 (14.42%) Terraform
19 117 (13.95%) Ansible
20 116 (13.83%) Finance
20 116 (13.83%) Scrum
21 115 (13.71%) Test Automation
22 114 (13.59%) Kubernetes
22 114 (13.59%) PowerShell
23 113 (13.47%) Java
24 105 (12.51%) ASP.NET
25 103 (12.28%) Windows
26 102 (12.16%) HTML
27 95 (11.32%) MVC

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 29 (3.46%) Confluence
2 28 (3.34%) IIS
3 22 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.43%) Apache
7 9 (1.07%) TPMS
8 8 (0.95%) CMS
8 8 (0.95%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.60%) SAS
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.36%) nginx
13 2 (0.24%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.60%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.95%) Magento
2 6 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 455 (54.23%) Azure
2 319 (38.02%) AWS
3 82 (9.77%) PaaS
4 80 (9.54%) IaaS
5 64 (7.63%) GCP
6 60 (7.15%) SaaS
7 54 (6.44%) GitHub
8 39 (4.65%) Office 365
9 37 (4.41%) Power Platform
10 30 (3.58%) Serverless
11 24 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (1.67%) Amazon S3
13 14 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.19%) CloudFront
15 9 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.93%) Firewall
2 16 (1.91%) Internet
3 13 (1.55%) Network Security
4 11 (1.31%) DNS
4 11 (1.31%) VPN
5 10 (1.19%) WAN
6 8 (0.95%) DHCP
7 7 (0.83%) Skype
7 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.83%) VLAN
8 5 (0.60%) LAN
8 5 (0.60%) SSL
9 4 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.48%) VoIP
10 3 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.36%) Wireless
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.24%) RTP
11 2 (0.24%) SAN
11 2 (0.24%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 34 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (4.05%) Power BI
4 29 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 29 (3.46%) MySQL
5 21 (2.50%) Big Data
6 18 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.79%) Hadoop
8 15 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (1.19%) Snowflake Schema
11 10 (1.19%) SQLite
12 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 171 (20.38%) Git (software)
2 136 (16.21%) Jenkins
3 79 (9.42%) JIRA
4 52 (6.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 51 (6.08%) Visual Studio
6 49 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (4.77%) Selenium
8 39 (4.65%) SonarQube
9 35 (4.17%) Maven
10 31 (3.69%) MSTest
11 30 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
12 28 (3.34%) Artifactory
12 28 (3.34%) GitLab
13 27 (3.22%) JMeter
14 24 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (2.86%) Bitbucket
15 22 (2.62%) JUnit
16 19 (2.26%) Cucumber
17 18 (2.15%) Postman
18 16 (1.91%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (13.83%) Finance
2 56 (6.67%) Retail
3 22 (2.62%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.26%) Automotive
5 18 (2.15%) Electronics
6 14 (1.67%) Marketing
7 13 (1.55%) Banking
7 13 (1.55%) Law
8 11 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.95%) Billing
11 6 (0.72%) Legal
12 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.48%) Games
13 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (29.44%) Developer
2 160 (19.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (9.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 70 (8.34%) Architect
5 62 (7.39%) Azure Engineer
6 55 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 52 (6.20%) .NET Developer
8 50 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 49 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 42 (5.01%) Platform Engineer
11 39 (4.65%) Software Developer
12 36 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
12 36 (4.29%) C# Developer
13 34 (4.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 34 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (3.46%) Service Manager
15 27 (3.22%) Java Developer
16 25 (2.98%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (2.98%) Azure DevOps
16 25 (2.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (28.01%) .NET
2 133 (15.85%) CSS
3 105 (12.51%) ASP.NET
4 102 (12.16%) HTML
5 95 (11.32%) Node.js
6 86 (10.25%) AngularJS
7 84 (10.01%) React
8 73 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 62 (7.39%) RESTful
9 62 (7.39%) Web Services
10 61 (7.27%) .NET Core
11 54 (6.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (6.44%) REST
12 50 (5.96%) jQuery
13 48 (5.72%) JSON
14 42 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (3.93%) Elastic Stack
15 33 (3.93%) Spring
16 32 (3.81%) Sass
17 28 (3.34%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.25%) Public Cloud
2 72 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.67%) User Experience
4 55 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.10%) Cloud Native
7 24 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.62%) Enterprise Cloud
9 21 (2.50%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.55%) SCADA
12 12 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.19%) Infotainment
14 8 (0.95%) Replication
15 5 (0.60%) Life Science
15 5 (0.60%) NHS
16 4 (0.48%) e-Learning
17 3 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 129 (15.38%) Linux
2 103 (12.28%) Windows
3 37 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 34 (4.05%) Unix
5 18 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.79%) CentOS
7 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.48%) VMS
11 2 (0.24%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.12%) SafeRTOS
12 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
3 133 (15.85%) Software Engineering
4 132 (15.73%) Microservices
5 116 (13.83%) Scrum
6 115 (13.71%) Test Automation
7 95 (11.32%) MVC
8 93 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
9 87 (10.37%) SDLC
10 81 (9.65%) Infrastructure as Code
11 72 (8.58%) ITIL
12 69 (8.22%) Mentoring
13 67 (7.99%) TDD
14 59 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (7.03%) OO
15 55 (6.56%) Technical Leadership
16 50 (5.96%) Migration
17 48 (5.72%) Configuration Management
17 48 (5.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 45 (5.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 260 (30.99%) C#
2 238 (28.37%) JavaScript
3 223 (26.58%) SQL
4 154 (18.36%) Python
5 114 (13.59%) PowerShell
6 113 (13.47%) Java
7 73 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.58%) PHP
8 30 (3.58%) Ruby
8 30 (3.58%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.74%) C++
10 22 (2.62%) Go
10 22 (2.62%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.26%) Perl
12 18 (2.15%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.55%) Scala
14 10 (1.19%) C
15 8 (0.95%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 36 (4.29%) Degree
2 20 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.03%) AWS Certification
4 14 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.31%) ISEB
6 11 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.83%) MCSE
8 6 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.36%) CISM
10 3 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.24%) AAT
11 2 (0.24%) ACCA
11 2 (0.24%) CEH
11 2 (0.24%) CIMA
11 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.53%) QA
2 18 (2.15%) SLA
3 12 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.48%) NIST
6 3 (0.36%) GDPR
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) NCSC
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (21.81%) Docker
2 29 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.07%) vCloud
5 9 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.95%) vSphere
7 7 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.60%) HDFS
9 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.24%) Postfix
9 2 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 121 (14.42%) Terraform
2 117 (13.95%) Ansible
3 114 (13.59%) Kubernetes
4 86 (10.25%) Puppet
5 54 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (4.29%) Packer
7 16 (1.91%) Kibana
8 15 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (1.67%) logstash
9 14 (1.67%) Rancher
10 12 (1.43%) Consul
10 12 (1.43%) Grafana
10 12 (1.43%) Prometheus
11 11 (1.31%) Graphite
12 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (1.07%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
14 3 (0.36%) Nagios
14 3 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 207 (24.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.56%) Oracle
3 39 (4.65%) VMware
4 32 (3.81%) Google
5 24 (2.86%) Cisco
6 23 (2.74%) ServiceNow
7 17 (2.03%) Tableau
8 13 (1.55%) New Relic
9 12 (1.43%) IBM
10 11 (1.31%) SAP
11 9 (1.07%) UiPath
12 8 (0.95%) Alibaba
12 8 (0.95%) Blue Prism
12 8 (0.95%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.83%) Splunk
14 6 (0.72%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.72%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 4 (0.48%) HP
16 4 (0.48%) Telerik