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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +25
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 141 209 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.46% 17.99% 9.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 19.48% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 128 185 66
10th Percentile - £32,500 £28,125
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £31,411
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.28% -14.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +2.60%

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 1,484 1,073 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.08% 92.34% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 993 796 651
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,750
90th Percentile £82,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -13 110 £60,000 +20.00% 33
Cleveland - 23 £40,000 -
Northumberland - 5 £75,000 - 1
Durham -26 3 £16,000 -72.17% 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 84 (59.57%) Azure
2 80 (56.74%) CI/CD
3 64 (45.39%) Azure DevOps
4 60 (42.55%) Jenkins
5 56 (39.72%) AWS
5 56 (39.72%) Ansible
6 54 (38.30%) Docker
6 54 (38.30%) Kubernetes
7 46 (32.62%) Linux
8 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
9 42 (29.79%) Windows
10 40 (28.37%) Terraform
11 39 (27.66%) SQL
11 39 (27.66%) Agile
11 39 (27.66%) GitHub
11 39 (27.66%) Bash
12 38 (26.95%) Collaborative Working
13 35 (24.82%) Infrastructure as Code
14 33 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 33 (23.40%) Kafka
14 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
15 32 (22.70%) GitHub Actions
16 29 (20.57%) Oracle
16 29 (20.57%) Apache
16 29 (20.57%) Python
17 27 (19.15%) ITIL
17 27 (19.15%) Migration
18 26 (18.44%) CRM
18 26 (18.44%) Octopus Deploy
19 25 (17.73%) Unix

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 29 (20.57%) Apache
2 4 (2.84%) nginx
3 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.84%) Magento
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 84 (59.57%) Azure
2 64 (45.39%) Azure DevOps
3 56 (39.72%) AWS
4 39 (27.66%) GitHub
5 32 (22.70%) GitHub Actions
6 23 (16.31%) Apigee
7 16 (11.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (9.93%) GCP
9 11 (7.80%) IaaS
10 8 (5.67%) SaaS
10 8 (5.67%) Serverless
11 7 (4.96%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (4.96%) Azure AKS
12 6 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (4.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 6 (4.26%) Microsoft 365
13 5 (3.55%) Amazon EKS
13 5 (3.55%) Amazon S3
13 5 (3.55%) PaaS
14 4 (2.84%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) LAN
2 23 (16.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
3 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) Big Data
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.55%) DynamoDB
4 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.55%) Redis
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.84%) Power BI
5 4 (2.84%) Tableau
6 3 (2.13%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.42%) Presto
Development Applications
1 60 (42.55%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (9.93%) GitLab
4 13 (9.22%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.38%) JIRA
6 7 (4.96%) CircleCI
7 5 (3.55%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.55%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.84%) Codeception
8 4 (2.84%) Grunt
8 4 (2.84%) gulp
8 4 (2.84%) PHPUnit
9 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.71%) Appium
11 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.71%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.71%) Maven
11 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (17.02%) Public Sector
2 22 (15.60%) Finance
3 20 (14.18%) Social Skills
4 16 (11.35%) Retail
5 5 (3.55%) Games
5 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.84%) Fire and Rescue
6 4 (2.84%) Marketing
7 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Automotive
7 3 (2.13%) Law
7 3 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Tech for Good
8 2 (1.42%) Legal
8 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.71%) Back Office
9 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.73%) Developer
3 23 (16.31%) Unix Scripter
4 14 (9.93%) Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) SQL Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (9.93%) Unix Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Senior DevOps
5 12 (8.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Unix Support
7 8 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.40%) Kafka
2 17 (12.06%) .NET
3 11 (7.80%) .NET Core
4 9 (6.38%) Node.js
5 8 (5.67%) React
6 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.26%) ARM Templates
7 6 (4.26%) CSS
7 6 (4.26%) HTML
7 6 (4.26%) YAML
8 5 (3.55%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.84%) HTML5
9 4 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.84%) JSON
9 4 (2.84%) Laravel
9 4 (2.84%) LESS
9 4 (2.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.96%) User Experience
4 7 (4.96%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.26%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.84%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.62%) Linux
2 42 (29.79%) Windows
3 25 (17.73%) Unix
4 23 (16.31%) AIX
5 11 (7.80%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (56.74%) CI/CD
2 39 (27.66%) Agile
3 38 (26.95%) Collaborative Working
4 35 (24.82%) Infrastructure as Code
5 33 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (19.15%) ITIL
6 27 (19.15%) Migration
7 26 (18.44%) CRM
8 25 (17.73%) Computer Science
9 24 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (16.31%) Mathematics
11 15 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (9.93%) Configuration Management
12 14 (9.93%) Platform Engineering
13 13 (9.22%) MVC
13 13 (9.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (6.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.66%) Bash
1 39 (27.66%) SQL
2 29 (20.57%) Python
3 23 (16.31%) SAPscript
4 21 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 18 (12.77%) C#
6 16 (11.35%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.64%) Java
8 14 (9.93%) Go
9 7 (4.96%) PHP
10 5 (3.55%) Bicep
10 5 (3.55%) Scala
11 3 (2.13%) C++
11 3 (2.13%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.13%) Ruby
11 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.42%) Perl
12 2 (1.42%) R
12 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (17.73%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) CCNA
4 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) Accessibility
1 5 (3.55%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) NIST
3 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (38.30%) Docker
2 23 (16.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.84%) Varnish
3 4 (2.84%) VirtualBox
3 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (39.72%) Ansible
2 54 (38.30%) Kubernetes
3 40 (28.37%) Terraform
4 13 (9.22%) Puppet
5 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.13%) Packer
7 2 (1.42%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.71%) Grafana
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.57%) Oracle
3 23 (16.31%) SAP
3 23 (16.31%) SolarWinds
4 7 (4.96%) VMware
5 4 (2.84%) Adobe
5 4 (2.84%) CyberArk
5 4 (2.84%) FireEye
5 4 (2.84%) New Relic
5 4 (2.84%) Splunk
5 4 (2.84%) Tanium
6 3 (2.13%) Databricks
6 3 (2.13%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.71%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.71%) Zoho