Period
to

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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,352 1,070 572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.23% 11.21% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.74% 12.11% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 774 829 448
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,775
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 11,515 8,835 4,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 95.65% 92.52% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7,230 6,509 3,731
10th Percentile £30,304 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £74,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -1 952 £60,000 -4.00% 123
East Midlands +2 391 £60,000 +21.21% 67
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 918 (67.90%) Agile
1 918 (67.90%) Azure
2 533 (39.42%) Azure DevOps
3 488 (36.09%) Microsoft
4 474 (35.06%) SQL
5 468 (34.62%) AWS
6 445 (32.91%) C#
6 445 (32.91%) Social Skills
7 429 (31.73%) .NET
8 413 (30.55%) Git (software)
9 397 (29.36%) JavaScript
10 384 (28.40%) Terraform
11 318 (23.52%) SQL Server
12 307 (22.71%) Java
13 303 (22.41%) React
14 300 (22.19%) CI/CD
15 289 (21.38%) Python
16 284 (21.01%) .NET Core
17 281 (20.78%) Kubernetes
18 278 (20.56%) HTML
19 262 (19.38%) CSS
20 257 (19.01%) MVC
21 256 (18.93%) .NET Framework
22 255 (18.86%) Scrum
23 244 (18.05%) Serverless
24 242 (17.90%) jQuery
25 233 (17.23%) Unit Testing
26 229 (16.94%) User Stories
27 225 (16.64%) Docker
28 220 (16.27%) Entity Framework

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 60 (4.44%) Confluence
2 45 (3.33%) IIS
3 29 (2.14%) CMS
4 19 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.18%) Apache
6 12 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.59%) OpenEdge
9 7 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.37%) Headless CMS
10 5 (0.37%) JBoss
10 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.15%) Appian
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 37 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.074%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.22%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.15%) Exstream
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 918 (67.90%) Azure
2 533 (39.42%) Azure DevOps
3 468 (34.62%) AWS
4 244 (18.05%) Serverless
5 201 (14.87%) Azure Functions
6 199 (14.72%) Azure Service Bus
7 177 (13.09%) GCP
8 94 (6.95%) SaaS
9 84 (6.21%) PaaS
10 68 (5.03%) Power Platform
11 61 (4.51%) GitHub
12 55 (4.07%) IaaS
13 42 (3.11%) Dynamics 365
14 41 (3.03%) Azure AKS
15 40 (2.96%) Microsoft 365
16 35 (2.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 32 (2.37%) Amazon EKS
17 32 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
18 28 (2.07%) OpenShift
19 27 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.03%) Firewall
2 39 (2.88%) DNS
3 26 (1.92%) SAN
4 25 (1.85%) HTTP
5 22 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.04%) Broadband
6 14 (1.04%) WAN
7 13 (0.96%) SSH
8 11 (0.81%) DHCP
8 11 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (0.81%) Internet
8 11 (0.81%) LAN
8 11 (0.81%) VSAN
9 10 (0.74%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (0.74%) Wireless
10 9 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.59%) FTP
11 8 (0.59%) SSL
12 7 (0.52%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (23.52%) SQL Server
2 92 (6.80%) Big Data
3 59 (4.36%) NoSQL
4 45 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 45 (3.33%) Power BI
5 34 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.51%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 30 (2.22%) Data Lake
8 26 (1.92%) MySQL
9 23 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.89%) DynamoDB
13 12 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (0.81%) Redis
15 9 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 413 (30.55%) Git (software)
2 210 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 156 (11.54%) JIRA
4 153 (11.32%) Jenkins
5 59 (4.36%) GitLab
6 34 (2.51%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.44%) CircleCI
8 32 (2.37%) Maven
8 32 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (2.00%) Subversion
10 24 (1.78%) JUnit
11 23 (1.70%) Selenium
12 22 (1.63%) SonarQube
13 17 (1.26%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.11%) Mockito
15 15 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (1.11%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.96%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 445 (32.91%) Social Skills
2 214 (15.83%) Finance
3 109 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (6.43%) Games
5 75 (5.55%) Law
6 73 (5.40%) Manufacturing
7 70 (5.18%) Retail
8 49 (3.62%) Public Sector
9 48 (3.55%) Automotive
10 36 (2.66%) Presentation Skills
11 32 (2.37%) Influencing Skills
11 32 (2.37%) Marketing
12 31 (2.29%) Telecoms
13 29 (2.14%) Banking
14 28 (2.07%) Legal
15 10 (0.74%) Advertising
15 10 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 9 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
17 8 (0.59%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 416 (30.77%) Developer
2 219 (16.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 129 (9.54%) .NET Developer
4 119 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 88 (6.51%) Analyst
6 78 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
7 74 (5.47%) Software Developer
8 69 (5.10%) Trainee
9 67 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
10 58 (4.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 57 (4.22%) Software Engineer
12 53 (3.92%) Architect
13 52 (3.85%) Java Developer
14 45 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
15 43 (3.18%) Senior DevOps
16 41 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 39 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
18 36 (2.66%) AWS DevOps
19 34 (2.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 34 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (31.73%) .NET
2 303 (22.41%) React
3 284 (21.01%) .NET Core
4 278 (20.56%) HTML
5 262 (19.38%) CSS
6 256 (18.93%) .NET Framework
7 242 (17.90%) jQuery
8 220 (16.27%) Entity Framework
9 197 (14.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 139 (10.28%) Spring
11 98 (7.25%) REST
12 80 (5.92%) AngularJS
13 79 (5.84%) Node.js
14 69 (5.10%) ASP.NET
15 60 (4.44%) RESTful
16 56 (4.14%) Web Services
17 47 (3.48%) SOAP
18 43 (3.18%) JSON
19 36 (2.66%) XML
20 35 (2.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (6.95%) Management Information System
2 81 (5.99%) Algorithms
3 70 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
4 56 (4.14%) Public Cloud
5 43 (3.18%) User Experience
6 40 (2.96%) Cloud Native
7 34 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 33 (2.44%) Virtual Team
9 32 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
10 28 (2.07%) Private Cloud
11 25 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 22 (1.63%) Life Science
13 20 (1.48%) Data Centre
14 16 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.18%) IoT
15 13 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
16 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 211 (15.61%) Android
1 211 (15.61%) Linux
2 209 (15.46%) Apple iOS
3 79 (5.84%) Windows
4 39 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.59%) Unix
6 27 (2.00%) CentOS
7 11 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.15%) MVS
9 2 (0.15%) SUSE
9 2 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.15%) zOS
10 1 (0.074%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.074%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (67.90%) Agile
2 300 (22.19%) CI/CD
3 257 (19.01%) MVC
4 255 (18.86%) Scrum
5 233 (17.23%) Unit Testing
6 229 (16.94%) User Stories
7 204 (15.09%) Product Roadmap
8 201 (14.87%) Process Improvement
9 189 (13.98%) Dependency Injection
9 189 (13.98%) Mentoring
9 189 (13.98%) Software Engineering
10 168 (12.43%) Microservices
11 163 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
12 148 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
13 146 (10.80%) Test Automation
14 144 (10.65%) Analytics
15 139 (10.28%) Coaching
16 130 (9.62%) Containerisation
17 128 (9.47%) Information Security
18 121 (8.95%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 474 (35.06%) SQL
2 445 (32.91%) C#
3 397 (29.36%) JavaScript
4 307 (22.71%) Java
5 289 (21.38%) Python
6 157 (11.61%) PowerShell
7 111 (8.21%) Bash
8 72 (5.33%) Go
9 66 (4.88%) TypeScript
10 54 (3.99%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.88%) Perl
12 35 (2.59%) Ruby
13 33 (2.44%) C++
14 24 (1.78%) C
15 20 (1.48%) PHP
16 18 (1.33%) Scala
17 17 (1.26%) Bicep
17 17 (1.26%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.11%) Kotlin
19 12 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (4.88%) Degree
2 60 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.18%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.11%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.52%) ISEB
9 7 (0.52%) PMP
10 6 (0.44%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.22%) IIBA
12 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.15%) CASP
13 2 (0.15%) CompTIA CySA+
13 2 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (12.20%) QA
2 20 (1.48%) GDPR
3 18 (1.33%) Accessibility
4 15 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.11%) SLA
5 11 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.59%) PMO
7 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.22%) COBIT
9 2 (0.15%) IASME
10 1 (0.074%) PSD2
System Software
1 225 (16.64%) Docker
2 28 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.04%) NFS
5 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.15%) Lustre
7 2 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.074%) LXC
8 1 (0.074%) Samba
8 1 (0.074%) vCloud
8 1 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 384 (28.40%) Terraform
2 281 (20.78%) Kubernetes
3 162 (11.98%) Ansible
4 52 (3.85%) Puppet
5 34 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.70%) Prometheus
7 19 (1.41%) Grafana
8 16 (1.18%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.11%) Packer
10 13 (0.96%) Istio
11 12 (0.89%) Rancher
12 11 (0.81%) VxRail
13 10 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.52%) Kibana
15 6 (0.44%) Argo
15 6 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.44%) WSUS
16 5 (0.37%) Nagios
16 5 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 4 (0.30%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 488 (36.09%) Microsoft
2 192 (14.20%) Xamarin
3 74 (5.47%) Google
4 52 (3.85%) Oracle
5 33 (2.44%) VMware
6 30 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 27 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 26 (1.92%) Cisco
9 25 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.70%) Splunk
11 22 (1.63%) SolarWinds
12 20 (1.48%) AppDynamics
13 19 (1.41%) New Relic
14 16 (1.18%) IBM
15 15 (1.11%) Dell
16 13 (0.96%) Commvault
16 13 (0.96%) Databricks
16 13 (0.96%) NetApp
17 11 (0.81%) MuleSoft
18 10 (0.74%) SAP