Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 26 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 +45 +36
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 524 847 551
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.31% 7.26% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.36% 7.88% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 490 734 455
Median annual salary £54,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% -1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,375 £80,875 £80,000
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +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 3,649 10,742 12,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.71% 92.05% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,903 8,584 9,763
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 357 £54,500 +0.27% 88
East Midlands +19 167 £55,000 - 38
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 311 (59.35%) Azure
2 301 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (36.83%) .NET
4 181 (34.54%) SQL
5 180 (34.35%) AWS
6 176 (33.59%) Microsoft
7 172 (32.82%) C#
8 145 (27.67%) JavaScript
9 133 (25.38%) Git (software)
10 132 (25.19%) Microservices
11 113 (21.56%) SQL Server
12 111 (21.18%) Python
13 99 (18.89%) HTML
14 97 (18.51%) CSS
15 92 (17.56%) Finance
16 88 (16.79%) Software Engineering
17 86 (16.41%) Docker
18 81 (15.46%) Test Automation
18 81 (15.46%) ASP.NET
19 80 (15.27%) Linux
20 77 (14.69%) Kubernetes
21 74 (14.12%) AngularJS
22 72 (13.74%) Terraform
23 71 (13.55%) Jenkins
23 71 (13.55%) MVC
23 71 (13.55%) Scrum
24 61 (11.64%) SaaS
25 60 (11.45%) T-SQL
26 59 (11.26%) .NET Framework
27 56 (10.69%) MongoDB

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 27 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (4.77%) Confluence
3 24 (4.58%) IIS
4 13 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.48%) CMS
5 8 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.38%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.38%) Kentico
7 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.38%) WordPress
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.19%) InVision
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.91%) Magento
4 5 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.38%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.38%) Shopify
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 311 (59.35%) Azure
2 180 (34.35%) AWS
3 61 (11.64%) SaaS
4 51 (9.73%) Power Platform
5 46 (8.78%) GCP
6 43 (8.21%) Serverless
7 42 (8.02%) GitHub
8 34 (6.49%) PaaS
9 28 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (3.24%) IaaS
11 15 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (2.10%) PowerApps
14 10 (1.91%) npm
15 9 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
15 9 (1.72%) Office 365
16 8 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 8 (1.53%) Amazon S3
17 7 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.48%) Internet
2 11 (2.10%) Network Security
3 10 (1.91%) Firewall
3 10 (1.91%) HTTP
4 8 (1.53%) FTP
5 6 (1.15%) VPN
6 5 (0.95%) AMQP
6 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.76%) DNS
8 3 (0.57%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.38%) IPv6
9 2 (0.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.38%) VSAN
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.69%) MongoDB
3 48 (9.16%) Big Data
4 41 (7.82%) NoSQL
5 40 (7.63%) Relational Database
5 40 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (7.06%) MySQL
7 35 (6.68%) Power BI
8 29 (5.53%) Data Lake
9 22 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (4.01%) Hadoop
10 21 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (3.63%) Snowflake Schema
11 19 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.86%) HBase
14 13 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.72%) Redis
16 7 (1.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 133 (25.38%) Git (software)
2 71 (13.55%) Jenkins
3 44 (8.40%) JIRA
4 30 (5.73%) Visual Studio
5 24 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.82%) TeamCity
7 19 (3.63%) Bitbucket
7 19 (3.63%) GitLab
8 18 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (3.24%) Selenium
9 17 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.48%) NUnit
10 13 (2.48%) Subversion
11 9 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (1.53%) gulp
12 8 (1.53%) jspm
13 6 (1.15%) Postman
14 5 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 92 (17.56%) Finance
2 22 (4.20%) Digital Economy
2 22 (4.20%) Law
3 20 (3.82%) Public Sector
3 20 (3.82%) Retail
4 15 (2.86%) Marketing
5 10 (1.91%) Back Office
6 9 (1.72%) Games
7 8 (1.53%) Banking
8 3 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 196 (37.40%) Developer
2 96 (18.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (9.92%) Senior Developer
4 48 (9.16%) Architect
5 42 (8.02%) .NET Developer
6 38 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 32 (6.11%) Azure Engineer
8 31 (5.92%) C# Developer
9 28 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 27 (5.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.44%) Data Engineer
13 16 (3.05%) Backend Developer
13 16 (3.05%) Web Developer
14 15 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (2.86%) Lead DevOps
14 15 (2.86%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 14 (2.67%) Azure DevOps
15 14 (2.67%) Data Architect
16 13 (2.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (36.83%) .NET
2 99 (18.89%) HTML
3 97 (18.51%) CSS
4 81 (15.46%) ASP.NET
5 74 (14.12%) AngularJS
6 59 (11.26%) .NET Framework
7 55 (10.50%) .NET Core
8 50 (9.54%) REST
9 47 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (8.97%) Node.js
9 47 (8.97%) React
10 40 (7.63%) jQuery
11 39 (7.44%) Kafka
12 38 (7.25%) HTML5
13 33 (6.30%) RESTful
14 32 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (6.11%) Entity Framework
15 31 (5.92%) JSON
15 31 (5.92%) Web Services
16 30 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.53%) Public Cloud
2 29 (5.53%) User Experience
3 28 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (4.01%) Cloud Native
5 17 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (1.34%) Cybercrime
10 7 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.95%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.95%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.76%) Robotics
12 4 (0.76%) W3C
13 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (15.27%) Linux
2 52 (9.92%) Windows
3 25 (4.77%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.67%) Unix
5 9 (1.72%) CentOS
5 9 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.15%) Android
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) SafeRTOS
10 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (25.19%) Microservices
3 88 (16.79%) Software Engineering
4 81 (15.46%) Test Automation
5 71 (13.55%) MVC
5 71 (13.55%) Scrum
6 56 (10.69%) Mentoring
7 55 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (9.16%) SDLC
9 48 (9.16%) TDD
10 39 (7.44%) BDD
10 39 (7.44%) Fintech
10 39 (7.44%) ITIL
11 37 (7.06%) User Stories
12 36 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 34 (6.49%) Analytics
14 33 (6.30%) Collaborative Working
15 32 (6.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 181 (34.54%) SQL
2 172 (32.82%) C#
3 145 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 111 (21.18%) Python
5 60 (11.45%) T-SQL
6 54 (10.31%) PowerShell
7 48 (9.16%) Java
8 38 (7.25%) PHP
9 25 (4.77%) Bash Shell
10 21 (4.01%) TypeScript
11 20 (3.82%) Ruby
12 19 (3.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 19 (3.63%) Go
13 13 (2.48%) Scala
14 12 (2.29%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.10%) VB
16 8 (1.53%) Perl
16 8 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (7.25%) Degree
2 23 (4.39%) SC Cleared
2 23 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.01%) AWS Certification
4 15 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.53%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.34%) CCNA
6 7 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.38%) VCAP
10 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.19%) CISSP
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.15%) Data Quality
1 27 (5.15%) GDPR
1 27 (5.15%) QA
2 9 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) IFRS
5 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 86 (16.41%) Docker
2 18 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.67%) HDFS
4 12 (2.29%) vSphere
5 8 (1.53%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.38%) vCloud
8 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.19%) Varnish
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 77 (14.69%) Kubernetes
2 72 (13.74%) Terraform
3 56 (10.69%) Ansible
4 34 (6.49%) Puppet
5 14 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.29%) Grafana
6 12 (2.29%) Kibana
7 10 (1.91%) Packer
7 10 (1.91%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.72%) Graphite
9 6 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.57%) Consul
10 3 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.57%) Fluentd
10 3 (0.57%) logstash
11 2 (0.38%) Istio
11 2 (0.38%) Mesos
11 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.19%) rkt
Vendors
1 176 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.25%) Oracle
3 37 (7.06%) Google
4 19 (3.63%) VMware
5 17 (3.24%) IBM
6 13 (2.48%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.29%) SAP
8 11 (2.10%) Splunk
9 10 (1.91%) Cisco
10 9 (1.72%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.34%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.34%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.34%) Teradata
12 6 (1.15%) Dell
13 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.76%) ABBYY
14 4 (0.76%) Blue Prism
14 4 (0.76%) UiPath
15 3 (0.57%) Automation Anywhere