Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 8 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -4
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 135 140 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.16% 15.14% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.39% 16.67% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 133 75
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,750 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £34,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -20.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,250 £72,220
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +1.56%

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 1,185 840 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.16% 90.81% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 852 702 854
10th Percentile £25,013 £29,525 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,665
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -6 122 £60,000 +20.00% 42
Cleveland - 7 £40,000 -
Durham -20 5 £47,250 -7.80% 9
Northumberland - 1 £70,000 - 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 92 (68.15%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (62.96%) AWS
3 76 (56.30%) Azure
4 66 (48.89%) CI/CD
5 65 (48.15%) Jenkins
6 61 (45.19%) Linux
7 58 (42.96%) Terraform
8 53 (39.26%) Kubernetes
8 53 (39.26%) Docker
9 42 (31.11%) Ansible
10 41 (30.37%) SQL
10 41 (30.37%) Puppet
11 38 (28.15%) Java
12 37 (27.41%) Oracle
13 36 (26.67%) Configuration Management
13 36 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
14 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
15 32 (23.70%) Python
16 31 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (20.74%) Software Engineering
17 28 (20.74%) Bash
17 28 (20.74%) Windows
18 26 (19.26%) OO
18 26 (19.26%) PowerShell
19 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
19 25 (18.52%) Maven
19 25 (18.52%) Scrum
19 25 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
20 24 (17.78%) GitHub
20 24 (17.78%) Test Automation

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 9 (6.67%) Apache
2 8 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.22%) Confluence
3 3 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (1.48%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.48%) JBoss
4 2 (1.48%) nginx
4 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.48%) Magento
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 85 (62.96%) AWS
2 76 (56.30%) Azure
3 24 (17.78%) GitHub
4 22 (16.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (10.37%) Apigee
5 14 (10.37%) PaaS
6 13 (9.63%) GCP
6 13 (9.63%) IaaS
7 12 (8.89%) SaaS
8 11 (8.15%) OpenShift
9 10 (7.41%) GitHub Actions
10 8 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (5.93%) Serverless
11 7 (5.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
14 3 (2.22%) Azure Pipelines
14 3 (2.22%) Sumo Logic
15 2 (1.48%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) Firewall
2 7 (5.19%) LAN
3 4 (2.96%) DNS
4 3 (2.22%) Network Security
4 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.74%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) NoSQL
1 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.22%) Redis
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.74%) OLAP
6 1 (0.74%) OLTP
6 1 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
3 25 (18.52%) Maven
4 15 (11.11%) JUnit
5 13 (9.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (6.67%) JIRA
7 8 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.93%) CircleCI
7 8 (5.93%) GitLab
8 7 (5.19%) Artifactory
8 7 (5.19%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.19%) Mercurial
8 7 (5.19%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.96%) PHPUnit
10 3 (2.22%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.48%) Codeception
11 2 (1.48%) Grunt
11 2 (1.48%) gulp
11 2 (1.48%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (11.11%) Social Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Public Sector
3 10 (7.41%) Law
4 7 (5.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (3.70%) Finance
6 4 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.22%) Retail
8 2 (1.48%) Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.74%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (45.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Developer
3 18 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) AWS DevOps
4 16 (11.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
6 14 (10.37%) Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (5.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
12 7 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (5.19%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) Spring
2 19 (14.07%) RESTful
2 19 (14.07%) Spring Boot
3 10 (7.41%) .NET
4 9 (6.67%) ARM Templates
5 7 (5.19%) HTML
5 7 (5.19%) Kafka
6 5 (3.70%) CSS
6 5 (3.70%) REST
6 5 (3.70%) Vue.js
7 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.96%) HTML5
7 4 (2.96%) Laravel
7 4 (2.96%) Node.js
8 3 (2.22%) Java EE
8 3 (2.22%) OAuth
8 3 (2.22%) OpenID
8 3 (2.22%) React
8 3 (2.22%) YAML
9 2 (1.48%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.19%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.22%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.48%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) iPhone
6 2 (1.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.48%) Photography
6 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.48%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (45.19%) Linux
2 28 (20.74%) Windows
3 19 (14.07%) Unix
4 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.19%) AIX
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.48%) Android
7 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (68.15%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.89%) CI/CD
3 36 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 36 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 31 (22.96%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.74%) Software Engineering
6 26 (19.26%) OO
7 25 (18.52%) Scrum
8 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
9 22 (16.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 21 (15.56%) Microservices
11 18 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
12 17 (12.59%) Migration
13 16 (11.85%) Mentoring
13 16 (11.85%) OOP
14 13 (9.63%) Collaborative Working
15 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 11 (8.15%) Deployment Automation
16 11 (8.15%) DevSecOps
16 11 (8.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (30.37%) SQL
2 38 (28.15%) Java
3 32 (23.70%) Python
4 28 (20.74%) Bash
5 26 (19.26%) PowerShell
6 21 (15.56%) C#
7 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.41%) Go
9 7 (5.19%) Perl
9 7 (5.19%) SAPscript
10 5 (3.70%) Ruby
11 4 (2.96%) PHP
12 3 (2.22%) R
12 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.48%) C-shell
13 2 (1.48%) ES6
13 2 (1.48%) Java 8
14 1 (0.74%) Groovy
14 1 (0.74%) Java 11
14 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) SC Cleared
2 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) QA
2 8 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.74%) SOC 2
System Software
1 53 (39.26%) Docker
2 7 (5.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.48%) Varnish
4 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (42.96%) Terraform
2 53 (39.26%) Kubernetes
3 42 (31.11%) Ansible
4 41 (30.37%) Puppet
5 25 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.67%) Prometheus
7 7 (5.19%) Fluentd
7 7 (5.19%) Kibana
8 6 (4.44%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.48%) Grafana
9 2 (1.48%) SCCM
10 1 (0.74%) Consul
10 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.74%) Graphite
10 1 (0.74%) Packer
10 1 (0.74%) VxRail
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Oracle
2 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.15%) Splunk
4 8 (5.93%) SAP
5 7 (5.19%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.22%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.48%) Adobe
7 2 (1.48%) Apple
7 2 (1.48%) New Relic
7 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.48%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Birst
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.74%) Commvault
8 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.74%) SnapLogic