Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 66 112
Rank change year-on-year +39 +46 +39
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 827 548 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.21% 4.05% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 4.43% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 649 411 338
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 10,534 12,378 13,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.89% 91.53% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,421 9,653 11,390
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +47 553 £52,500 -8.70% 110
East Midlands +19 272 £50,000 +1.27% 64
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 480 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (54.41%) Azure
3 327 (39.54%) AWS
4 246 (29.75%) C#
5 236 (28.54%) .NET
6 212 (25.63%) SQL
7 193 (23.34%) JavaScript
8 192 (23.22%) Microsoft
9 191 (23.10%) Linux
10 182 (22.01%) Git (software)
10 182 (22.01%) Jenkins
11 181 (21.89%) Docker
12 173 (20.92%) Scrum
13 164 (19.83%) Python
14 161 (19.47%) Java
15 151 (18.26%) Test Automation
16 150 (18.14%) Software Engineering
17 139 (16.81%) SQL Server
18 131 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
19 128 (15.48%) ASP.NET
20 126 (15.24%) Terraform
21 123 (14.87%) Ansible
21 123 (14.87%) HTML
22 120 (14.51%) CSS
23 112 (13.54%) Kubernetes
24 110 (13.30%) Node.js
24 110 (13.30%) AngularJS
25 107 (12.94%) SDLC
26 103 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
27 102 (12.33%) Finance

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 23 (2.78%) Apache
1 23 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 23 (2.78%) IIS
2 19 (2.30%) Confluence
3 16 (1.93%) SAS
4 15 (1.81%) nginx
4 15 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.97%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.97%) CMS
6 7 (0.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.48%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.36%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.48%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.73%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 5 (0.60%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.24%) Magento
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 450 (54.41%) Azure
2 327 (39.54%) AWS
3 85 (10.28%) PaaS
4 69 (8.34%) IaaS
5 57 (6.89%) Serverless
6 51 (6.17%) Office 365
7 43 (5.20%) GCP
8 36 (4.35%) GitHub
8 36 (4.35%) SaaS
9 34 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (3.99%) AWS Lambda
11 32 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (3.63%) Amazon S3
13 25 (3.02%) Power Platform
14 23 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
15 22 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
16 18 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 18 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.66%) Firewall
2 19 (2.30%) DNS
3 10 (1.21%) VPN
4 9 (1.09%) WAN
5 7 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.85%) LAN
5 7 (0.85%) Network Security
5 7 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.73%) Internet
6 6 (0.73%) SSL
6 6 (0.73%) VLAN
6 6 (0.73%) Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) HTTP
7 5 (0.60%) MPLS
8 4 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.48%) Skype
9 3 (0.36%) DHCP
9 3 (0.36%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.36%) SAN
10 2 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.50%) MySQL
3 58 (7.01%) MongoDB
4 42 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 29 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
7 26 (3.14%) Big Data
7 26 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 19 (2.30%) Power BI
8 19 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.18%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (1.81%) Pentaho
12 12 (1.45%) SQLite
13 11 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
13 11 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 182 (22.01%) Git (software)
1 182 (22.01%) Jenkins
2 82 (9.92%) Visual Studio
3 59 (7.13%) Maven
4 58 (7.01%) Selenium
5 51 (6.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 49 (5.93%) JIRA
7 43 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (4.11%) Bitbucket
9 26 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (2.90%) TeamCity
11 22 (2.66%) JUnit
12 21 (2.54%) Artifactory
12 21 (2.54%) GitLab
12 21 (2.54%) SonarQube
13 18 (2.18%) Cucumber
14 17 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (1.81%) Protractor
16 14 (1.69%) JMeter
17 11 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 102 (12.33%) Finance
2 82 (9.92%) Retail
3 72 (8.71%) Public Sector
4 45 (5.44%) Marketing
5 32 (3.87%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.51%) Electronics
7 24 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.33%) Banking
9 9 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.09%) Games
10 8 (0.97%) Legal
11 5 (0.60%) Publishing
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 289 (34.95%) Developer
2 155 (18.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 118 (14.27%) Architect
4 111 (13.42%) .NET Developer
5 67 (8.10%) Senior Developer
6 59 (7.13%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 46 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 45 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 40 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
11 35 (4.23%) Software Engineer
11 35 (4.23%) Technical Architect
12 32 (3.87%) Cloud Developer
13 31 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
14 26 (3.14%) AWS DevOps
14 26 (3.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 24 (2.90%) Analyst
15 24 (2.90%) C# Developer
15 24 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
16 23 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (28.54%) .NET
2 128 (15.48%) ASP.NET
3 123 (14.87%) HTML
4 120 (14.51%) CSS
5 110 (13.30%) AngularJS
5 110 (13.30%) Node.js
6 84 (10.16%) React
7 78 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 77 (9.31%) Web Services
9 64 (7.74%) .NET Core
10 54 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (5.32%) RESTful
13 39 (4.72%) JSON
14 36 (4.35%) Spring
15 33 (3.99%) Elastic Stack
16 30 (3.63%) XML
17 28 (3.39%) jQuery
18 27 (3.26%) Kafka
19 25 (3.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.10%) Public Cloud
2 51 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.32%) User Experience
4 38 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 25 (3.02%) Cloud Native
8 21 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (2.06%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.69%) Infotainment
11 12 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (1.33%) Replication
13 10 (1.21%) NHS
13 10 (1.21%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.09%) Clustering
14 9 (1.09%) iPad
15 6 (0.73%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.73%) EPoS
15 6 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 191 (23.10%) Linux
2 89 (10.76%) Windows
3 60 (7.26%) Unix
4 32 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.06%) CentOS
7 11 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Android
10 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.24%) Debian
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (20.92%) Scrum
3 151 (18.26%) Test Automation
4 150 (18.14%) Software Engineering
5 131 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (12.94%) SDLC
7 103 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (11.49%) Microservices
9 83 (10.04%) MVC
10 79 (9.55%) Deployment Automation
11 76 (9.19%) Open Source
12 75 (9.07%) Mentoring
13 72 (8.71%) TDD
14 65 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 63 (7.62%) Configuration Management
15 63 (7.62%) Infrastructure as Code
16 60 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (7.13%) Migration
18 57 (6.89%) Technical Leadership
19 51 (6.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 246 (29.75%) C#
2 212 (25.63%) SQL
3 193 (23.34%) JavaScript
4 164 (19.83%) Python
5 161 (19.47%) Java
6 80 (9.67%) Bash Shell
7 67 (8.10%) PowerShell
8 52 (6.29%) PHP
9 39 (4.72%) T-SQL
10 32 (3.87%) Ruby
11 29 (3.51%) Perl
12 26 (3.14%) C
12 26 (3.14%) Go
12 26 (3.14%) Scala
13 20 (2.42%) C++
13 20 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 17 (2.06%) TypeScript
14 17 (2.06%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.69%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 99 (11.97%) Degree
2 25 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.18%) HND
6 17 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.21%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.73%) RHCE
11 5 (0.60%) CCNP
12 4 (0.48%) ISEB
12 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.48%) MCSE
12 4 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.36%) CCENT
13 3 (0.36%) CCNA
13 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.24%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.04%) QA
2 27 (3.26%) GDPR
2 27 (3.26%) SLA
3 9 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) WCAG
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 181 (21.89%) Docker
2 29 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 23 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.48%) Varnish
5 4 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.48%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) KVM
7 1 (0.12%) LXC
7 1 (0.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 126 (15.24%) Terraform
2 123 (14.87%) Ansible
3 112 (13.54%) Kubernetes
4 93 (11.25%) Puppet
5 44 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (3.02%) Packer
7 17 (2.06%) Kibana
8 15 (1.81%) Grafana
9 14 (1.69%) Prometheus
10 12 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (1.33%) logstash
11 11 (1.33%) Nagios
12 9 (1.09%) Salt
13 7 (0.85%) SCOM
14 6 (0.73%) Consul
14 6 (0.73%) Icinga
14 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.60%) CFEngine
15 5 (0.60%) Opsview
Vendors
1 192 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.62%) Oracle
3 48 (5.80%) SAP
4 32 (3.87%) Google
4 32 (3.87%) IBM
5 28 (3.39%) VMware
6 22 (2.66%) Cisco
7 17 (2.06%) Cloudera
8 15 (1.81%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.33%) Tableau
11 9 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.97%) New Relic
12 8 (0.97%) SaltStack
13 7 (0.85%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.73%) Meraki
14 6 (0.73%) Sparx
14 6 (0.73%) Splunk