Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 46 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 +16 +51
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 140 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.53% 5.15% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.20% 5.65% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 175 70 31
North East median annual salary £52,925 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.85% +20.48% -17.00%
10th Percentile £33,950 £35,075 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +4.17% +9.09%

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 1,250 1,398 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 94.06% 91.13% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 1,224 964
North East median annual salary £42,291 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,027 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in the North East.

Salary trend for DevOps in the North East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the North East over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
Tyne and Wear +23 125 £55,000 +14.58% 39
Durham +8 6 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Northumberland +7 2 £32,500 +1.56% 3
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North East region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 81 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (47.14%) Puppet
4 61 (43.57%) Configuration Management
5 59 (42.14%) Linux
6 57 (40.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 54 (38.57%) Ansible
8 52 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
9 46 (32.86%) Java
10 41 (29.29%) Python
10 41 (29.29%) Mentoring
11 40 (28.57%) Bash Shell
12 39 (27.86%) Docker
13 37 (26.43%) Git (software)
14 36 (25.71%) Jenkins
14 36 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (24.29%) Analytics
16 33 (23.57%) NoSQL
17 32 (22.86%) Coaching
18 31 (22.14%) SQL
19 28 (20.00%) Test Automation
20 27 (19.29%) Windows
21 26 (18.57%) MongoDB
21 26 (18.57%) Data Analytics
22 25 (17.86%) JavaScript
23 22 (15.71%) Perl
23 22 (15.71%) Apache Cassandra
24 20 (14.29%) Finance
25 19 (13.57%) Node.js
26 18 (12.86%) Software Engineering

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 (9.29%) Apache Spark
2 11 (7.86%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.43%) nginx
4 6 (4.29%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 68 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (40.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (6.43%) SaaS
5 8 (5.71%) GitHub
5 8 (5.71%) IaaS
5 8 (5.71%) PaaS
6 6 (4.29%) Datadog
7 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.86%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.14%) NuGet
9 3 (2.14%) Office 365
9 3 (2.14%) Serverless
10 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) SSL
2 12 (8.57%) DNS
3 8 (5.71%) Internet
4 3 (2.14%) DHCP
4 3 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.57%) NoSQL
2 26 (18.57%) MongoDB
3 22 (15.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (10.00%) Big Data
4 14 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 10 (7.14%) MySQL
6 9 (6.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.71%) Apache Hive
7 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.71%) HBase
7 8 (5.71%) Spark SQL
7 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.71%) Sqoop
8 6 (4.29%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (2.14%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.71%) Redis
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (26.43%) Git (software)
2 36 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.14%) TeamCity
4 8 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.86%) Selenium
5 4 (2.86%) Subversion
6 3 (2.14%) Maven
6 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.71%) gulp
8 1 (0.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Games
3 2 (1.43%) Automotive
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (12.86%) AWS Engineer
3 15 (10.71%) Architect
4 14 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
5 12 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.14%) Developer
6 10 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
7 9 (6.43%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Python Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Applications Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) Node.js
2 17 (12.14%) HTML
3 16 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 13 (9.29%) CSS
4 13 (9.29%) Kafka
5 11 (7.86%) React
6 10 (7.14%) CherryPy
6 10 (7.14%) HTML5
7 9 (6.43%) .NET
8 8 (5.71%) Spark Streaming
8 8 (5.71%) Web Services
9 6 (4.29%) Angular 2
9 6 (4.29%) JSON
10 5 (3.57%) Middleware
10 5 (3.57%) Spring
10 5 (3.57%) TensorFlow
11 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.86%) CSS3
11 4 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.43%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.29%) Cloud Native
3 6 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.86%) User Experience
5 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Podcast
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 59 (42.14%) Linux
2 27 (19.29%) Windows
3 15 (10.71%) Unix
4 11 (7.86%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.43%) Ubuntu
6 8 (5.71%) Debian
7 7 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.57%) Configuration Management
3 41 (29.29%) Mentoring
4 36 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (24.29%) Analytics
6 32 (22.86%) Coaching
7 28 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 26 (18.57%) Data Analytics
9 18 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 16 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
10 16 (11.43%) Microservices
10 16 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (9.29%) TDD
12 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.57%) Technical Leadership
13 9 (6.43%) BDD
13 9 (6.43%) Data Engineering
13 9 (6.43%) Machine Learning
13 9 (6.43%) Presales
13 9 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) Java
2 41 (29.29%) Python
3 40 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 31 (22.14%) SQL
5 25 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.71%) Perl
7 16 (11.43%) C++
8 15 (10.71%) Ruby
9 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 12 (8.57%) C#
11 11 (7.86%) Scala
12 9 (6.43%) PHP
13 8 (5.71%) Shell Script
14 6 (4.29%) C
15 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.71%) Java 8
16 1 (0.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) AWS Certification
2 5 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (27.86%) Docker
2 8 (5.71%) Apache Flume
2 8 (5.71%) HDFS
3 5 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.71%) KVM
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (47.14%) Puppet
2 54 (38.57%) Ansible
3 52 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (10.71%) Mesos
5 14 (10.00%) Kubernetes
6 13 (9.29%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (7.86%) Terraform
8 9 (6.43%) Nagios
9 8 (5.71%) Oozie
10 7 (5.00%) Packer
11 5 (3.57%) Cobbler
11 5 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (3.57%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.71%) Consul
12 1 (0.71%) Icinga
12 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Google
3 8 (5.71%) Cloudera
3 8 (5.71%) Hortonworks
3 8 (5.71%) Oracle
4 7 (5.00%) New Relic
5 6 (4.29%) Splunk
6 2 (1.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.71%) RedGate
7 1 (0.71%) Sun