Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 33 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 +22 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 106 106 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.21% 7.83% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 8.44% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 119 66
North East median annual salary £40,000 £52,925 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.42% +10.26% +26.32%
10th Percentile £29,375 £32,500 £33,375
90th Percentile £74,212 £75,500 £68,438
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 1,193 1,256 1,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.41% 92.83% 92.95%
Number of salaries quoted 873 999 1,410
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
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 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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +6 83 £41,250 -25.00% 47
Durham +10 12 £36,500 -23.16%
Teesside 0 7 £37,000 -18.23%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) Azure
3 37 (34.91%) AWS
4 29 (27.36%) Python
5 27 (25.47%) Windows
5 27 (25.47%) Linux
6 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
7 22 (20.75%) Finance
8 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
8 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
9 20 (18.87%) Terraform
10 19 (17.92%) Mentoring
10 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (17.92%) Puppet
11 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
12 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
12 16 (15.09%) Microservices
12 16 (15.09%) Public Cloud
13 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (13.21%) Coaching
14 14 (13.21%) GCP
14 14 (13.21%) JMeter
14 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
15 13 (12.26%) Ansible
16 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
16 12 (11.32%) Java
16 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
16 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
16 12 (11.32%) Waterfall
16 12 (11.32%) Cucumber

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 4 (3.77%) Confluence
2 3 (2.83%) JBoss
2 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Fuse
2 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.94%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.94%) InDesign
1 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 44 (41.51%) Azure
2 37 (34.91%) AWS
3 14 (13.21%) GCP
4 6 (5.66%) GitHub
5 4 (3.77%) SaaS
6 3 (2.83%) IaaS
6 3 (2.83%) PaaS
6 3 (2.83%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.83%) Serverless
7 2 (1.89%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.94%) Datadog
8 1 (0.94%) Office 365
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) SSL
2 2 (1.89%) IPsec
2 2 (1.89%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.94%) Extranet
3 1 (0.94%) Firewall
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) SAN
3 1 (0.94%) VLAN
3 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Power BI
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) QlikView
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) Redis
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.21%) JMeter
4 12 (11.32%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.32%) Selenium
5 11 (10.38%) Gatling
6 10 (9.43%) HP UFT
7 6 (5.66%) JIRA
8 5 (4.72%) GoCD
8 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.77%) Maven
10 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.83%) Postman
10 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.89%) GitLab
11 2 (1.89%) Protractor
11 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.94%) Subversion
12 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.32%) Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Administrator
5 8 (7.55%) Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) DevOps Specialist
7 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (5.66%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.72%) Azure Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (3.77%) Release Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Release Train Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Service Control Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) Web Services
2 8 (7.55%) Node.js
3 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.77%) HTML
4 4 (3.77%) Middleware
4 4 (3.77%) REST
4 4 (3.77%) Spring
5 3 (2.83%) .NET
5 3 (2.83%) Express
5 3 (2.83%) GraphQL
5 3 (2.83%) Laravel
6 2 (1.89%) CSS
6 2 (1.89%) OAuth
6 2 (1.89%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.89%) OpenID
6 2 (1.89%) RESTful
6 2 (1.89%) SAML
6 2 (1.89%) XACML
7 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.72%) Blog
4 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Kindle
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.94%) Robotics
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.47%) Linux
1 27 (25.47%) Windows
2 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
4 3 (2.83%) CentOS
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Debian
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
3 19 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (17.92%) Mentoring
4 16 (15.09%) Microservices
5 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (13.21%) Coaching
6 14 (13.21%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.32%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.38%) Defect Tracking
8 11 (10.38%) ITIL
9 10 (9.43%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (8.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (8.49%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.55%) Open Source
11 8 (7.55%) Scrum
11 8 (7.55%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (7.55%) Wealth Management
12 7 (6.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) Python
2 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
3 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
4 12 (11.32%) Java
4 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.49%) SQL
6 7 (6.60%) C#
6 7 (6.60%) PHP
7 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) R
9 1 (0.94%) Scala
9 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.38%) Docker
3 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) RACF
5 1 (0.94%) IAG
5 1 (0.94%) KVM
5 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (18.87%) Terraform
2 19 (17.92%) Puppet
3 13 (12.26%) Ansible
4 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.72%) Rundeck
6 4 (3.77%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.89%) Grafana
7 2 (1.89%) Nagios
7 2 (1.89%) Packer
7 2 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.94%) SCCM
8 1 (0.94%) SCOM
8 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) VMware
3 7 (6.60%) Google
4 6 (5.66%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco
7 2 (1.89%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.89%) Tableau
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe
8 1 (0.94%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.94%) Genesys
8 1 (0.94%) McAfee
8 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds