Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 81 76 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.53% 6.01% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 6.50% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 67 67 106
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,001 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 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 780 1,169 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.76% 92.41% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 620 876 1,327
Median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £62,050
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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
Tyne and Wear +11 65 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Durham +22 14 £32,500 -29.73% 6
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 North East region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 54 (66.67%) Azure
2 36 (44.44%) AWS
3 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (35.80%) Terraform
5 24 (29.63%) Ansible
6 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
7 22 (27.16%) Python
7 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
8 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 21 (25.93%) Linux
9 19 (23.46%) SQL
9 19 (23.46%) Puppet
10 18 (22.22%) NoSQL
11 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
12 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
12 16 (19.75%) .NET
13 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.52%) Scrum
14 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.28%) HTML
14 14 (17.28%) Docker
14 14 (17.28%) SDLC
15 13 (16.05%) GCP
15 13 (16.05%) Java
15 13 (16.05%) CSS
16 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
16 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
17 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (13.58%) Kubernetes

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 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 54 (66.67%) Azure
2 36 (44.44%) AWS
3 13 (16.05%) GCP
4 10 (12.35%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (9.88%) Power Platform
6 7 (8.64%) SaaS
7 6 (7.41%) IaaS
7 6 (7.41%) PaaS
8 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (6.17%) Datadog
8 5 (6.17%) GitHub
9 3 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.70%) Serverless
10 2 (2.47%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (2.47%) npm
10 2 (2.47%) Slack
10 2 (2.47%) Trello
11 1 (1.23%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.23%) BrowserStack
11 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
1 4 (4.94%) VPN
2 3 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.88%) Power BI
3 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.88%) GoCD
3 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.94%) JIRA
6 3 (3.70%) GitLab
7 2 (2.47%) Maven
7 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.47%) Selenium
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
8 1 (1.23%) JMeter
8 1 (1.23%) Postman
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (11.11%) Administrator
3 8 (9.88%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (9.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Azure Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Release Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Release Train Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Junior
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) HTML
3 13 (16.05%) CSS
4 6 (7.41%) Node.js
5 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.17%) jQuery
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Core
6 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.70%) CherryPy
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
8 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.47%) JPA
8 2 (2.47%) JTA
8 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.47%) Servlets
8 2 (2.47%) Spring
8 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Wiki
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.23%) Kindle
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) CentOS
4 4 (4.94%) Unix
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
3 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.52%) Scrum
5 14 (17.28%) SDLC
6 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.58%) Migration
8 10 (12.35%) Web Development
9 9 (11.11%) Analytics
9 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
10 8 (9.88%) Data Analytics
10 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.64%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (8.64%) OO
11 7 (8.64%) Open Source
11 7 (8.64%) Visualisation
12 6 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
12 6 (7.41%) Machine Learning
12 6 (7.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) Python
2 19 (23.46%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
4 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.05%) Java
6 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 11 (13.58%) C#
8 8 (9.88%) PHP
9 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.47%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) R
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) PhD
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Docker
2 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (35.80%) Terraform
2 24 (29.63%) Ansible
3 19 (23.46%) Puppet
4 11 (13.58%) Kubernetes
4 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (9.88%) Rundeck
6 5 (6.17%) Grafana
7 2 (2.47%) Packer
8 1 (1.23%) Istio
8 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.23%) Nagios
8 1 (1.23%) SCCM
8 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Tableau
3 6 (7.41%) Alteryx
4 5 (6.17%) Dynatrace
4 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) Remedy
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) McAfee
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds