Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 22 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 +30
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 86 146 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.39% 10.53% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 11.29% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 76 180 72
North East median annual salary £50,000 £53,963 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.34% +7.93% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,625 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,382 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,733 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.41% +3.57% +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 1,064 1,293 1,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.49% 93.29% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 820 1,038 1,150
North East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,309 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -6 66 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Durham +5 11 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Teesside - 7 £37,000 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Azure
2 39 (45.35%) AWS
3 27 (31.40%) Linux
3 27 (31.40%) Python
3 27 (31.40%) Mentoring
4 22 (25.58%) Microservices
5 20 (23.26%) Coaching
5 20 (23.26%) Bash Shell
6 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (22.09%) Windows
7 17 (19.77%) Finance
7 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
8 16 (18.60%) Docker
9 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
9 15 (17.44%) Open Source
10 14 (16.28%) Terraform
11 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
11 13 (15.12%) Puppet
11 13 (15.12%) Jenkins
11 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.95%) ITIL
12 12 (13.95%) Web Services
12 12 (13.95%) Kubernetes
12 12 (13.95%) Ansible
13 11 (12.79%) GCP
13 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
13 11 (12.79%) QA
13 11 (12.79%) Node.js
13 11 (12.79%) SaaS

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 4 (4.65%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) JBoss
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) Drupal
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.16%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.16%) InDesign
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (45.35%) AWS
1 39 (45.35%) Azure
2 11 (12.79%) GCP
2 11 (12.79%) SaaS
3 9 (10.47%) PaaS
4 4 (4.65%) IaaS
4 4 (4.65%) Serverless
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.16%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.16%) GitHub
6 1 (1.16%) Kong
6 1 (1.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) SSL
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) IPsec
2 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.16%) Extranet
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (1.16%) IPv4
3 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.65%) DB2
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) Redis
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.12%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 6 (6.98%) JMeter
3 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.65%) Gatling
5 4 (4.65%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.49%) Selenium
7 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.33%) GitLab
7 2 (2.33%) GoCD
7 2 (2.33%) Maven
8 1 (1.16%) Subversion
8 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) Architect
3 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.81%) Developer
7 5 (5.81%) DevOps Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) DB2 DBA
8 4 (4.65%) DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Senior DB2 DBA
8 4 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Web Services
2 11 (12.79%) Node.js
3 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.81%) .NET
5 4 (4.65%) LDAP
5 4 (4.65%) Middleware
5 4 (4.65%) Spring
6 3 (3.49%) Express
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) Laravel
7 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.33%) CSS
7 2 (2.33%) LAMP
7 2 (2.33%) OAuth
7 2 (2.33%) OAuth2
7 2 (2.33%) OpenID
7 2 (2.33%) React
7 2 (2.33%) RESTful
7 2 (2.33%) SAML
7 2 (2.33%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) Blog
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.16%) Kindle
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) Robotics
7 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 19 (22.09%) Windows
3 9 (10.47%) Unix
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Android
5 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) CentOS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.16%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.16%) Mesosphere
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Mentoring
3 22 (25.58%) Microservices
4 20 (23.26%) Coaching
5 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (17.44%) Open Source
7 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.95%) ITIL
9 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.30%) Analytics
11 8 (9.30%) TDD
11 8 (9.30%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (8.14%) Scrum
12 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) Python
2 20 (23.26%) Bash Shell
3 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
4 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.63%) SQL
6 9 (10.47%) Perl
7 7 (8.14%) Java
8 5 (5.81%) Ruby
9 4 (4.65%) C#
9 4 (4.65%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) Go
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
11 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Docker
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) RACF
5 1 (1.16%) IAG
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Terraform
2 13 (15.12%) Puppet
3 12 (13.95%) Ansible
3 12 (13.95%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.49%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.33%) Mesos
6 2 (2.33%) Packer
6 2 (2.33%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.16%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Google
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.16%) Genesys
6 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow