Period
to 23 May 2019

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

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 67 134
Rank change year-on-year +29 +67 +52
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 705 587 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.97% 4.08% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 4.47% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 506 466 292
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 10,824 13,138 13,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.59% 91.30% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8,080 10,437 11,284
Midlands median annual salary £43,594 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.57% +3.66% +0.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +65 472 £52,500 -8.70% 79
East Midlands -5 232 £55,000 - 40
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 406 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (54.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 302 (42.84%) Amazon AWS
4 206 (29.22%) Jenkins
5 205 (29.08%) .NET
6 202 (28.65%) C#
7 188 (26.67%) SQL
7 188 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 179 (25.39%) Docker
9 174 (24.68%) Python
10 168 (23.83%) Git (software)
11 164 (23.26%) Linux
12 159 (22.55%) Scrum
13 157 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
14 146 (20.71%) Java
15 139 (19.72%) SQL Server
16 132 (18.72%) JavaScript
17 131 (18.58%) Ansible
18 128 (18.16%) Puppet
18 128 (18.16%) Software Engineering
19 117 (16.60%) Terraform
20 112 (15.89%) Configuration Management
21 110 (15.60%) Test Automation
22 108 (15.32%) Windows
23 100 (14.18%) Degree
24 97 (13.76%) Kubernetes
25 94 (13.33%) Finance
25 94 (13.33%) HTML
26 92 (13.05%) CSS
26 92 (13.05%) Web Services

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 24 (3.40%) SAS
2 23 (3.26%) Apache
3 19 (2.70%) Confluence
4 18 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.13%) IIS
6 14 (1.99%) nginx
7 12 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.13%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.85%) JBoss
13 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.71%) CMS
14 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.43%) Drupal
15 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.43%) ArchiCAD
2 3 (0.43%) AutoCAD
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.43%) MicroStation
2 3 (0.43%) Revit
3 2 (0.28%) HipChat
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 387 (54.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 302 (42.84%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (10.50%) PaaS
4 64 (9.08%) IaaS
5 60 (8.51%) Serverless
6 57 (8.09%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (6.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (5.96%) GitHub
9 38 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 38 (5.39%) SaaS
10 36 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (5.11%) Office 365
11 33 (4.68%) Amazon S3
12 24 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (2.84%) Power Platform
14 18 (2.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 18 (2.55%) CloudFront
15 17 (2.41%) Route 53
16 15 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.11%) DNS
2 18 (2.55%) Firewall
3 15 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.84%) HTTP
5 8 (1.13%) LAN
5 8 (1.13%) Network Security
5 8 (1.13%) SSL
5 8 (1.13%) VPN
5 8 (1.13%) WAN
6 6 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.85%) Internet
6 6 (0.85%) MPLS
6 6 (0.85%) OpenVPN
6 6 (0.85%) Wireless
7 4 (0.57%) IPv4
7 4 (0.57%) IPv6
7 4 (0.57%) NAS
7 4 (0.57%) SAN
8 3 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.38%) NoSQL
3 39 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (5.53%) MySQL
4 34 (4.82%) Hadoop
5 30 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 30 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 25 (3.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.40%) Big Data
9 24 (3.40%) OLAP
9 24 (3.40%) Pentaho
10 22 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 17 (2.41%) Redis
14 16 (2.27%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 206 (29.22%) Jenkins
2 168 (23.83%) Git (software)
3 89 (12.62%) Visual Studio
4 74 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (8.37%) Maven
6 51 (7.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 46 (6.52%) Bitbucket
8 44 (6.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 42 (5.96%) Selenium
10 35 (4.96%) TeamCity
11 32 (4.54%) JIRA
12 28 (3.97%) Artifactory
13 24 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (3.26%) GitLab
15 16 (2.27%) Cucumber
16 15 (2.13%) Subversion
17 11 (1.56%) CircleCI
17 11 (1.56%) Codeship
18 10 (1.42%) JMeter
19 9 (1.28%) Protractor
General
1 94 (13.33%) Finance
2 65 (9.22%) Retail
3 20 (2.84%) Marketing
4 15 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.56%) Banking
5 11 (1.56%) Electronics
6 10 (1.42%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.28%) Legal
8 7 (0.99%) Games
9 6 (0.85%) Back Office
9 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.71%) Publishing
11 3 (0.43%) Automotive
11 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 176 (24.96%) Developer
2 166 (23.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (13.76%) Architect
4 68 (9.65%) .NET Developer
5 59 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
6 41 (5.82%) Analyst
7 40 (5.67%) Software Developer
8 39 (5.53%) AWS Engineer
9 33 (4.68%) Cloud Engineer
10 31 (4.40%) AWS DevOps
10 31 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 31 (4.40%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
12 28 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
12 28 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (3.83%) Software Engineer
14 25 (3.55%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.26%) Platform Engineer
16 20 (2.84%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (2.84%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (29.08%) .NET
2 94 (13.33%) HTML
3 92 (13.05%) CSS
3 92 (13.05%) Web Services
4 89 (12.62%) ASP.NET
5 84 (11.91%) Node.js
6 59 (8.37%) .NET Framework
7 56 (7.94%) .NET Core
8 55 (7.80%) AngularJS
9 51 (7.23%) React
10 38 (5.39%) REST
11 34 (4.82%) jQuery
12 31 (4.40%) JSON
13 29 (4.11%) XML
14 27 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (3.83%) HTML5
15 24 (3.40%) WCF
16 23 (3.26%) RESTful
17 21 (2.98%) CSS3
17 21 (2.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.36%) Public Cloud
2 45 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.53%) User Experience
4 37 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (3.83%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.98%) Cloud Native
7 21 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.84%) Driving Licence
9 18 (2.55%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.99%) NHS
11 12 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.56%) Infotainment
12 11 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.28%) Clustering
14 8 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.99%) Mainframe
16 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.85%) Fintech
16 6 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 164 (23.26%) Linux
2 108 (15.32%) Windows
3 52 (7.38%) Unix
4 35 (4.96%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.27%) CentOS
8 7 (0.99%) Android
8 7 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.57%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.14%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (22.55%) Scrum
3 157 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (18.16%) Software Engineering
5 112 (15.89%) Configuration Management
6 110 (15.60%) Test Automation
7 84 (11.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 83 (11.77%) Microservices
8 83 (11.77%) Open Source
9 74 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (9.50%) MVC
11 66 (9.36%) SDLC
11 66 (9.36%) TDD
12 57 (8.09%) Analytics
12 57 (8.09%) Sprint Planning
13 53 (7.52%) Computer Science
13 53 (7.52%) Unit Testing
14 51 (7.23%) Deployment Automation
14 51 (7.23%) Infrastructure as Code
15 50 (7.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 202 (28.65%) C#
2 188 (26.67%) SQL
3 174 (24.68%) Python
4 146 (20.71%) Java
5 132 (18.72%) JavaScript
6 83 (11.77%) PowerShell
7 74 (10.50%) Bash Shell
8 51 (7.23%) PHP
9 50 (7.09%) Ruby
10 43 (6.10%) T-SQL
11 42 (5.96%) Perl
12 33 (4.68%) PL/SQL
12 33 (4.68%) Scala
13 32 (4.54%) Shell Script
14 23 (3.26%) Go
15 16 (2.27%) C
16 15 (2.13%) C++
17 12 (1.70%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.56%) VBScript
19 9 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (14.18%) Degree
2 43 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.84%) AWS Certification
6 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.42%) HND
8 10 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.99%) RHCE
10 6 (0.85%) CCNP
11 5 (0.71%) ISEB
11 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.57%) CCNA
12 4 (0.57%) CISA
12 4 (0.57%) CISM
12 4 (0.57%) CISSP
12 4 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.22%) QA
2 35 (4.96%) GDPR
3 16 (2.27%) SLA
4 14 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 179 (25.39%) Docker
2 20 (2.84%) Hyper-V
2 20 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.13%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.57%) KVM
7 4 (0.57%) Varnish
8 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.28%) Firmware
9 2 (0.28%) vSphere
10 1 (0.14%) LXC
10 1 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 131 (18.58%) Ansible
2 128 (18.16%) Puppet
3 117 (16.60%) Terraform
4 97 (13.76%) Kubernetes
5 59 (8.37%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.84%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (2.70%) Packer
8 14 (1.99%) Opsview
9 12 (1.70%) SCOM
10 11 (1.56%) CFEngine
11 9 (1.28%) Grafana
12 8 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (1.13%) Nagios
12 8 (1.13%) Prometheus
12 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 7 (0.99%) HP ALM
13 7 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.99%) Salt
14 6 (0.85%) Consul
15 4 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 188 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.38%) Oracle
3 46 (6.52%) Google
4 25 (3.55%) IBM
5 24 (3.40%) Cloudera
6 23 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 22 (3.12%) VMware
8 17 (2.41%) SAP
9 13 (1.84%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.84%) Cisco
10 12 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.56%) HP
12 9 (1.28%) Splunk
13 7 (0.99%) Dynatrace
13 7 (0.99%) McAfee
13 7 (0.99%) New Relic
13 7 (0.99%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.99%) Symantec
13 7 (0.99%) Tableau
14 6 (0.85%) ServiceNow