Period
to 6 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 +12
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 197 95 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 17.50% 7.74% 7.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.45% 8.38% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 179 66 75
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £38,125 £31,411 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £71,560
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +2.40%

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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,013 1,134 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.96% 92.42% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 774 832 897
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,525 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,375 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,820 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the North East

DevOps
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the North East.

Salary trend for DevOps in the North East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the North East over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the North East

DevOps
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the North East region over the 6 months to 6 May 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear +18 178 £50,000 +25.00% 47
Durham +11 15 £57,500 +76.92% 12
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 123 (62.44%) Azure
2 109 (55.33%) AWS
2 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (46.70%) Linux
4 74 (37.56%) SQL
5 68 (34.52%) Java
5 68 (34.52%) Jenkins
6 64 (32.49%) Microservices
7 61 (30.96%) Microsoft
8 58 (29.44%) Software Engineering
9 55 (27.92%) Spring
10 54 (27.41%) NoSQL
11 53 (26.90%) OO
12 52 (26.40%) OOP
12 52 (26.40%) Oracle
12 52 (26.40%) RESTful
12 52 (26.40%) Spring Boot
13 51 (25.89%) Maven
14 50 (25.38%) JUnit
15 46 (23.35%) Terraform
16 43 (21.83%) Kubernetes
17 37 (18.78%) Git (software)
18 34 (17.26%) Ansible
19 33 (16.75%) Web Services
20 32 (16.24%) Windows
21 30 (15.23%) PowerShell
22 26 (13.20%) IaaS
23 24 (12.18%) Social Skills
24 22 (11.17%) SaaS
25 21 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (6.60%) Apache
2 5 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.51%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 123 (62.44%) Azure
2 109 (55.33%) AWS
3 26 (13.20%) IaaS
4 22 (11.17%) SaaS
5 20 (10.15%) PaaS
6 14 (7.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.55%) GCP
8 6 (3.05%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (2.54%) Azure Service Fabric
9 5 (2.54%) GitHub
9 5 (2.54%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.03%) Matillion
11 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.52%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 3 (1.52%) Azure Sentinel
11 3 (1.52%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.52%) Slack
11 3 (1.52%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) SAN
2 6 (3.05%) Firewall
3 4 (2.03%) HTTP
4 3 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) H.323
4 3 (1.52%) VPN
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) BGP
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) IPv4
6 1 (0.51%) IPv6
6 1 (0.51%) OSPF
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.41%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (4.57%) MySQL
5 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.03%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.02%) Power BI
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) OLAP
9 1 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (34.52%) Jenkins
2 51 (25.89%) Maven
3 50 (25.38%) JUnit
4 37 (18.78%) Git (software)
5 18 (9.14%) GitLab
6 11 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (3.05%) JIRA
8 6 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.52%) Selenium
10 2 (1.02%) Cypress.io
10 2 (1.02%) Postman
10 2 (1.02%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.02%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.51%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.51%) Protractor
11 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (12.18%) Social Skills
2 9 (4.57%) Games
3 8 (4.06%) Finance
4 6 (3.05%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.51%) Police
Job Titles
1 52 (26.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (21.32%) Developer
3 33 (16.75%) Software Engineer
4 30 (15.23%) Java Engineer
4 30 (15.23%) Java Software Engineer
5 22 (11.17%) Java Developer
6 20 (10.15%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (8.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Scala Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Scala Software Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (6.09%) Senior DevOps
10 12 (6.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) Java Scala Software Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
12 10 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.92%) Spring
2 52 (26.40%) RESTful
2 52 (26.40%) Spring Boot
3 33 (16.75%) Web Services
4 15 (7.61%) .NET
5 14 (7.11%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.60%) Node.js
7 11 (5.58%) HTML
8 10 (5.08%) CSS
9 9 (4.57%) Apache Flex
9 9 (4.57%) Kafka
10 8 (4.06%) CSS3
10 8 (4.06%) HTML5
11 6 (3.05%) .NET Core
11 6 (3.05%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.54%) REST
13 4 (2.03%) GraphQL
14 3 (1.52%) React
15 2 (1.02%) React Native
15 2 (1.02%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
1 16 (8.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (3.05%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.54%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.52%) Blog
5 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.02%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.02%) NHS
6 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 92 (46.70%) Linux
2 32 (16.24%) Windows
3 19 (9.64%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.60%) Windows Server 2016
4 13 (6.60%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (2.54%) Android
6 4 (2.03%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Unix
9 1 (0.51%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.49%) Microservices
3 58 (29.44%) Software Engineering
4 53 (26.90%) OO
5 52 (26.40%) OOP
6 21 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (10.15%) Configuration Management
8 17 (8.63%) Change Management
8 17 (8.63%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.12%) Coaching
9 16 (8.12%) Decision-Making
9 16 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (8.12%) Software Delivery
10 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (7.61%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (7.11%) ITSM
12 13 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.56%) SQL
2 68 (34.52%) Java
3 30 (15.23%) PowerShell
4 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.14%) Python
6 16 (8.12%) TypeScript
7 14 (7.11%) Scala
8 9 (4.57%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.55%) Go
9 7 (3.55%) Jython
10 5 (2.54%) C#
11 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.03%) C
11 4 (2.03%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.52%) C++
13 2 (1.02%) Dart
13 2 (1.02%) PHP
13 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) Ruby
14 1 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.58%) Degree
4 3 (1.52%) CCNA
4 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.52%) CISSP
4 3 (1.52%) SANS
5 2 (1.02%) CEH
5 2 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.55%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.11%) Docker
4 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (23.35%) Terraform
2 43 (21.83%) Kubernetes
3 34 (17.26%) Ansible
4 16 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (8.12%) Puppet
5 15 (7.61%) Istio
6 14 (7.11%) Nagios
7 13 (6.60%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (6.60%) SCCM
7 13 (6.60%) SCOM
8 5 (2.54%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.03%) Graphite
9 4 (2.03%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.52%) Salt
11 1 (0.51%) Consul
11 1 (0.51%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.51%) Proxmox
11 1 (0.51%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (30.96%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.40%) Oracle
3 16 (8.12%) VMware
4 14 (7.11%) SolarWinds
5 13 (6.60%) McAfee
6 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.03%) Cisco
7 4 (2.03%) Informatica
8 3 (1.52%) Avaya
8 3 (1.52%) Google
8 3 (1.52%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.52%) Splunk
9 1 (0.51%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Meridio
9 1 (0.51%) Novell
9 1 (0.51%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.51%) UiPath
9 1 (0.51%) Veracode