Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 31 23
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +21
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 85 83 152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 12.76% 6.93% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.87% 7.40% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 178
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,917 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,233 £72,500
England median annual salary £64,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +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 613 1,121 1,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.04% 93.65% 92.09%
Number of salaries quoted 532 804 1,127
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,767 £26,250 £22,229
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 74 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Durham +11 11 £32,500 -40.91% 9
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (56.47%) Azure
2 34 (40.00%) AWS
3 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (35.29%) Terraform
5 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
6 23 (27.06%) SQL
7 22 (25.88%) Kubernetes
8 21 (24.71%) Docker
8 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
9 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 19 (22.35%) C#
10 19 (22.35%) Java
11 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
11 18 (21.18%) Node.js
11 18 (21.18%) Ansible
12 16 (18.82%) SDLC
12 16 (18.82%) NoSQL
12 16 (18.82%) Scrum
13 15 (17.65%) Python
13 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
13 15 (17.65%) Microservices
14 14 (16.47%) Linux
14 14 (16.47%) Infrastructure as Code
15 13 (15.29%) HTML
15 13 (15.29%) .NET
15 13 (15.29%) Web Development
16 12 (14.12%) Public Cloud
17 11 (12.94%) GCP
17 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell

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 (2.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 48 (56.47%) Azure
2 34 (40.00%) AWS
3 11 (12.94%) GCP
4 7 (8.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.06%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (7.06%) SaaS
6 5 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.88%) IaaS
6 5 (5.88%) PaaS
7 4 (4.71%) Datadog
8 2 (2.35%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (2.35%) GitHub
8 2 (2.35%) npm
8 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.35%) Serverless
8 2 (2.35%) Slack
8 2 (2.35%) Trello
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
1 3 (3.53%) SSL
1 3 (3.53%) VPN
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.35%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.35%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Power BI
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
2 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.06%) Babel
4 6 (7.06%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.71%) CircleCI
5 4 (4.71%) GitLab
5 4 (4.71%) GoCD
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.71%) webpack
6 3 (3.53%) JIRA
6 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.53%) Selenium
6 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Front Office
3 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (31.76%) Developer
3 16 (18.82%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (12.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) React Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (9.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) Node.js
2 13 (15.29%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) HTML
3 11 (12.94%) CSS
4 10 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 10 (11.76%) RESTful
5 8 (9.41%) React Native
6 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (7.06%) .NET Core
7 6 (7.06%) Express
7 6 (7.06%) GraphQL
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.88%) HTML5
8 5 (5.88%) React
8 5 (5.88%) Web Services
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.71%) jQuery
10 3 (3.53%) CherryPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Kindle
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.53%) CentOS
4 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.53%) Unix
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) Software Engineering
3 16 (18.82%) Scrum
3 16 (18.82%) SDLC
4 15 (17.65%) Microservices
4 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 14 (16.47%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (15.29%) Web Development
7 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.59%) Migration
9 8 (9.41%) Test Management
9 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
10 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 7 (8.24%) SOLID
10 7 (8.24%) YAGNI
11 6 (7.06%) Fintech
11 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.06%) Mobile Development
11 6 (7.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 19 (22.35%) C#
2 19 (22.35%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) Python
4 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
4 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.94%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.88%) PHP
7 4 (4.71%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (35.29%) Terraform
2 22 (25.88%) Kubernetes
3 18 (21.18%) Ansible
4 10 (11.76%) Puppet
5 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.71%) Grafana
6 4 (4.71%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.35%) Packer
8 1 (1.18%) Istio
8 1 (1.18%) Nagios
8 1 (1.18%) SCCM
8 1 (1.18%) SCOM
8 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Google
3 4 (4.71%) AlienVault
3 4 (4.71%) Dynatrace
3 4 (4.71%) Fortinet
3 4 (4.71%) Splunk
4 2 (2.35%) Alteryx
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.35%) Remedy
4 2 (2.35%) Tableau
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds