Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 114 87 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 14.71% 7.64% 10.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.99% 8.36% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 125 80 180
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,887 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 713 1,041 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.00% 91.48% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 625 796 1,056
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,221 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.17% +3.05% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,326 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +22 102 £50,000 - 43
Durham +3 12 £44,250 -19.55% 12
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 60 (52.63%) Azure
2 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.46%) AWS
4 36 (31.58%) Terraform
5 31 (27.19%) Java
6 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 29 (25.44%) Ansible
8 27 (23.68%) Jenkins
8 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 26 (22.81%) SQL
9 26 (22.81%) Kubernetes
10 25 (21.93%) C#
11 24 (21.05%) Docker
12 23 (20.18%) Microservices
13 20 (17.54%) Python
14 19 (16.67%) Node.js
15 18 (15.79%) Git (software)
16 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
17 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
17 16 (14.04%) Continuous Deployment
17 16 (14.04%) Infrastructure as Code
18 15 (13.16%) TypeScript
18 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
18 15 (13.16%) RESTful
18 15 (13.16%) NoSQL
18 15 (13.16%) Unit Testing
19 14 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (11.40%) GCP
20 13 (11.40%) SDLC
20 13 (11.40%) Web Development

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 3 (2.63%) Apache
1 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.88%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 60 (52.63%) Azure
2 37 (32.46%) AWS
3 13 (11.40%) GCP
4 7 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.14%) IaaS
4 7 (6.14%) SaaS
5 6 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.26%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (5.26%) PaaS
6 5 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.75%) Datadog
8 2 (1.75%) GitHub
8 2 (1.75%) npm
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.88%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.88%) Serverless
9 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.51%) MySQL
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) BigQuery
5 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.63%) Redis
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 18 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.14%) Bitbucket
5 6 (5.26%) Babel
6 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.51%) CircleCI
7 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (3.51%) webpack
8 3 (2.63%) GitLab
8 3 (2.63%) GoCD
8 3 (2.63%) JIRA
8 3 (2.63%) Selenium
8 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.88%) Maven
9 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (6.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.75%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.96%) Developer
2 36 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) React Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) DevSecOps Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) Node.js
2 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
3 15 (13.16%) RESTful
4 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (8.77%) .NET
5 10 (8.77%) HTML
5 10 (8.77%) React Native
6 8 (7.02%) CSS
6 8 (7.02%) React
7 7 (6.14%) .NET Core
7 7 (6.14%) Express
7 7 (6.14%) GraphQL
7 7 (6.14%) Spring
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.39%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.51%) Entity Framework
9 4 (3.51%) jQuery
9 4 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Linux
1 12 (10.53%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (4.39%) Unix
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) Microservices
3 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
4 16 (14.04%) Continuous Deployment
4 16 (14.04%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 15 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.40%) SDLC
7 13 (11.40%) Web Development
8 12 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 12 (10.53%) SOLID
8 12 (10.53%) YAGNI
9 11 (9.65%) Scrum
10 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (7.89%) TDD
12 7 (6.14%) Migration
12 7 (6.14%) Mobile Development
12 7 (6.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.19%) Java
2 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.81%) SQL
4 25 (21.93%) C#
5 20 (17.54%) Python
6 15 (13.16%) TypeScript
7 13 (11.40%) T-SQL
8 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.26%) C++
11 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.63%) Jython
13 2 (1.75%) Go
14 1 (0.88%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.88%) Perl
14 1 (0.88%) PHP
14 1 (0.88%) Ruby
14 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (21.05%) Docker
2 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (31.58%) Terraform
2 29 (25.44%) Ansible
3 26 (22.81%) Kubernetes
4 12 (10.53%) Puppet
5 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.39%) Nagios
6 5 (4.39%) SCCM
6 5 (4.39%) SCOM
7 4 (3.51%) Rundeck
8 3 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.75%) Grafana
9 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.75%) Packer
10 1 (0.88%) Consul
10 1 (0.88%) Graphite
10 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) Google
2 7 (6.14%) VMware
3 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.51%) AlienVault
4 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
4 4 (3.51%) Splunk
5 3 (2.63%) McAfee
6 2 (1.75%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.88%) Databricks
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Meridio
7 1 (0.88%) Novell
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy