Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 22 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 +18
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 161 105 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 15.29% 8.25% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.93% 8.91% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 201 76 129
Median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -24.53% +6.00%
10th Percentile £35,665 £29,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,111 £73,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%

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 951 1,178 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 90.31% 92.61% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 753 875 1,007
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,852 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.52% +4.63% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,200 £24,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +21 145 £50,000 +21.21% 54
Durham +6 14 £57,500 +57.53% 9
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 88 (54.66%) Azure
2 83 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (39.13%) AWS
4 52 (32.30%) Java
5 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
6 48 (29.81%) SQL
7 43 (26.71%) Jenkins
8 42 (26.09%) Linux
9 41 (25.47%) Microservices
10 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 35 (21.74%) RESTful
11 34 (21.12%) NoSQL
11 34 (21.12%) Ansible
11 34 (21.12%) Spring
12 33 (20.50%) Terraform
13 31 (19.25%) Spring Boot
14 28 (17.39%) Windows
14 28 (17.39%) OO
15 26 (16.15%) OOP
15 26 (16.15%) Oracle
16 25 (15.53%) Maven
17 24 (14.91%) JUnit
18 23 (14.29%) Windows Server
19 22 (13.66%) Continuous Deployment
19 22 (13.66%) Kubernetes
19 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
20 21 (13.04%) IaaS
21 20 (12.42%) PowerShell
21 20 (12.42%) Test Automation
21 20 (12.42%) Configuration Management

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 10 (6.21%) Apache
2 2 (1.24%) nginx
2 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) JBoss
3 1 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 88 (54.66%) Azure
2 63 (39.13%) AWS
3 21 (13.04%) IaaS
4 17 (10.56%) SaaS
5 15 (9.32%) PaaS
6 14 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (3.73%) GCP
9 4 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.48%) GitHub
10 3 (1.86%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.24%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 2 (1.24%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (1.24%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.24%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.62%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.45%) SAN
2 2 (1.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.24%) Network Security
3 1 (0.62%) DNS
3 1 (0.62%) FTP
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.12%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.59%) MySQL
3 8 (4.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.24%) Big Data
6 2 (1.24%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.24%) Power BI
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.62%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.62%) OLAP
7 1 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.62%) Redis
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (26.71%) Jenkins
2 25 (15.53%) Maven
3 24 (14.91%) JUnit
4 15 (9.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.11%) GitLab
8 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.86%) Selenium
9 2 (1.24%) Babel
9 2 (1.24%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.24%) Cypress.io
9 2 (1.24%) JIRA
9 2 (1.24%) webpack
10 1 (0.62%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.62%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (5.59%) Games
2 8 (4.97%) Finance
3 5 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Police
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (25.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (24.84%) Developer
3 23 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 21 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.56%) Java Engineer
5 17 (10.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Scala Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.74%) RESTful
2 34 (21.12%) Spring
3 31 (19.25%) Spring Boot
4 19 (11.80%) Web Services
5 18 (11.18%) Node.js
6 16 (9.94%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.45%) .NET
8 9 (5.59%) Apache Flex
8 9 (5.59%) Kafka
9 7 (4.35%) GraphQL
9 7 (4.35%) HTML
10 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.73%) React
10 6 (3.73%) REST
11 5 (3.11%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.11%) CSS
11 5 (3.11%) React Native
12 4 (2.48%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (1.86%) .NET Core
13 3 (1.86%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.11%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.24%) Blog
4 2 (1.24%) Cyberattack
4 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.62%) NHS
5 1 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.09%) Linux
2 28 (17.39%) Windows
3 23 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.86%) Unix
8 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.47%) Microservices
3 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 28 (17.39%) OO
5 26 (16.15%) OOP
6 22 (13.66%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (12.42%) Configuration Management
7 20 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (12.42%) Test Automation
8 19 (11.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.94%) Infrastructure as Code
11 15 (9.32%) Software Delivery
12 14 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.07%) Change Management
14 12 (7.45%) ITSM
14 12 (7.45%) TDD
15 10 (6.21%) Coaching
16 8 (4.97%) SDLC
17 7 (4.35%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.30%) Java
2 48 (29.81%) SQL
3 22 (13.66%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.42%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.94%) Python
6 13 (8.07%) TypeScript
7 10 (6.21%) C#
8 9 (5.59%) Scala
9 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.73%) Jython
11 5 (3.11%) Go
12 4 (2.48%) C++
12 4 (2.48%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.62%) Perl
14 1 (0.62%) PHP
14 1 (0.62%) Ruby
14 1 (0.62%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) CEH
3 2 (1.24%) CISSP
3 2 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (1.24%) SANS
4 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
2 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
1 15 (9.32%) Docker
2 14 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (21.12%) Ansible
2 33 (20.50%) Terraform
3 22 (13.66%) Kubernetes
4 14 (8.70%) Nagios
4 14 (8.70%) SCCM
4 14 (8.70%) SCOM
5 12 (7.45%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (6.21%) Puppet
8 4 (2.48%) Graphite
8 4 (2.48%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.48%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.24%) Istio
10 1 (0.62%) Consul
10 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.62%) Packer
10 1 (0.62%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (31.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.15%) Oracle
3 16 (9.94%) VMware
4 14 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 12 (7.45%) McAfee
6 4 (2.48%) Google
6 4 (2.48%) Splunk
7 2 (1.24%) AlienVault
7 2 (1.24%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.24%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.62%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco
8 1 (0.62%) Databricks
8 1 (0.62%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) Meridio
8 1 (0.62%) Novell
8 1 (0.62%) UiPath
8 1 (0.62%) Veracode