Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 44 51
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +48
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 92 98 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.14% 5.70% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.76% 6.18% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 73 83 51
North East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £36,050 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,561 £70,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 1,186 1,585 1,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.08% 92.15% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,341 1,028
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in the North East.

Salary trend for DevOps in the North East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the North East over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +24 84 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Durham -19 4 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Teesside 0 2 £45,250 -9.50%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 50 (54.35%) Python
2 44 (47.83%) Linux
3 43 (46.74%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (40.22%) Java
7 33 (35.87%) Ansible
8 28 (30.43%) Bash Shell
8 28 (30.43%) Puppet
9 26 (28.26%) Docker
10 25 (27.17%) Mentoring
11 23 (25.00%) Kubernetes
11 23 (25.00%) Perl
12 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
12 22 (23.91%) Coaching
13 20 (21.74%) Unix
14 18 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
15 17 (18.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (18.48%) Scala
15 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
15 17 (18.48%) Ruby
15 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (17.39%) Terraform
17 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
17 15 (16.30%) Microservices
18 14 (15.22%) SQL
18 14 (15.22%) Oracle
19 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
19 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
19 13 (14.13%) Google Cloud Platform

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 (9.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 43 (46.74%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (14.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (9.78%) GitHub
5 5 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.35%) SaaS
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.26%) Serverless
8 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.17%) Datadog
8 2 (2.17%) IaaS
8 2 (2.17%) Office 365
8 2 (2.17%) PaaS
8 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.09%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.09%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (2.17%) DHCP
2 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (1.09%) DSL
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (14.13%) Big Data
1 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
1 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
3 10 (10.87%) Apache Hive
4 9 (9.78%) HBase
4 9 (9.78%) Spark SQL
4 9 (9.78%) Sqoop
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.26%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.09%) Gradle
5 1 (1.09%) gulp
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Automotive
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (54.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Big Data Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Data Engineer
2 9 (9.78%) Python Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) Architect
3 6 (6.52%) Developer
3 6 (6.52%) Junior
3 6 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Junior DevOps
4 5 (5.43%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.26%) Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Kafka
1 9 (9.78%) Spark Streaming
2 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
2 7 (7.61%) Node.js
3 6 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (6.52%) Web Services
4 5 (5.43%) HTML
5 4 (4.35%) Angular 2
5 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.35%) CSS
5 4 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (2.17%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.17%) React
6 2 (2.17%) Redux
6 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.17%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) Fintech
2 5 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.17%) Life Science
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Blog
5 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Robotics
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.83%) Linux
2 20 (21.74%) Unix
3 17 (18.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.78%) Windows
5 7 (7.61%) CentOS
5 7 (7.61%) Solaris
6 6 (6.52%) Debian
6 6 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.09%) AIX
8 1 (1.09%) Android
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) Mentoring
3 22 (23.91%) Coaching
3 22 (23.91%) Configuration Management
4 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (16.30%) Microservices
6 13 (14.13%) Analytics
6 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.87%) ETL
7 10 (10.87%) Machine Learning
7 10 (10.87%) Open Source
7 10 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.78%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.78%) Data Engineering
8 9 (9.78%) Data Integration
8 9 (9.78%) Data Reconciliation
8 9 (9.78%) Data Transformation
8 9 (9.78%) Use Case
9 8 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) Python
2 37 (40.22%) Java
3 28 (30.43%) Bash Shell
4 23 (25.00%) Perl
5 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
5 17 (18.48%) Ruby
5 17 (18.48%) Scala
6 14 (15.22%) SQL
7 8 (8.70%) C#
7 8 (8.70%) C++
8 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) C
10 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.09%) Go
11 1 (1.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 26 (28.26%) Docker
2 9 (9.78%) Apache Flume
2 9 (9.78%) HDFS
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (35.87%) Ansible
2 28 (30.43%) Puppet
3 23 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 18 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (17.39%) Terraform
6 9 (9.78%) Oozie
7 3 (3.26%) Packer
8 2 (2.17%) Nagios
9 1 (1.09%) CASB
9 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.78%) Cloudera
4 9 (9.78%) Google
4 9 (9.78%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.17%) New Relic
5 2 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (1.09%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Xamarin