Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +41
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 83 149 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.03% 10.04% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 10.92% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 171 53
North East median annual salary £51,620 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,511 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,111 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 1,105 1,365 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.64% 91.98% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1,118 888
North East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £61,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -2 71 £50,000 - 24
Durham -2 11 £55,000 +15.79% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 47 (56.63%) Azure
2 42 (50.60%) AWS
3 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (38.55%) Linux
4 32 (38.55%) Python
5 29 (34.94%) Docker
6 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
7 26 (31.33%) Ansible
8 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
9 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
10 20 (24.10%) Terraform
11 19 (22.89%) Open Source
11 19 (22.89%) Unix
12 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
12 18 (21.69%) Coaching
12 18 (21.69%) Microservices
13 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
14 16 (19.28%) Perl
15 15 (18.07%) Configuration Management
15 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
15 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
15 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
16 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
17 13 (15.66%) Java
17 13 (15.66%) Puppet
17 13 (15.66%) Node.js
18 12 (14.46%) Oracle
18 12 (14.46%) SQL

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 (3.61%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) Drupal
2 2 (2.41%) nginx
2 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.20%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.20%) InDesign
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 47 (56.63%) Azure
2 42 (50.60%) AWS
3 12 (14.46%) GCP
4 10 (12.05%) PaaS
4 10 (12.05%) SaaS
5 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.02%) Serverless
6 4 (4.82%) IaaS
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.41%) Datadog
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
1 2 (2.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.20%) IPv4
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.02%) DB2
4 4 (4.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.82%) Big Data
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.82%) JMeter
4 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) Maven
5 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.41%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.41%) Gatling
6 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.41%) Selenium
6 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) Gradle
7 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.20%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.25%) Public Sector
2 9 (10.84%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (9.64%) Architect
2 8 (9.64%) Developer
3 7 (8.43%) Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
5 4 (4.82%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (4.82%) DBA
5 4 (4.82%) Junior
5 4 (4.82%) Junior DevOps
5 4 (4.82%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Senior DB2 DBA
5 4 (4.82%) Senior DBA
5 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (3.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) Node.js
2 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.02%) .NET
3 5 (6.02%) HTML
3 5 (6.02%) Web Services
4 4 (4.82%) CSS
4 4 (4.82%) LDAP
5 3 (3.61%) LAMP
5 3 (3.61%) Laravel
6 2 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.41%) JSON
6 2 (2.41%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.41%) React
6 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.20%) Django
7 1 (1.20%) HTML5
7 1 (1.20%) jQuery
7 1 (1.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.82%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Life Science
5 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Robotics
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Blog
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.20%) Kindle
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Linux
2 19 (22.89%) Unix
3 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.84%) CentOS
4 9 (10.84%) Windows
5 8 (9.64%) Solaris
6 3 (3.61%) Android
6 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.20%) AIX
7 1 (1.20%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.20%) Mesosphere
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.71%) Mentoring
3 19 (22.89%) Open Source
4 18 (21.69%) Coaching
4 18 (21.69%) Microservices
5 15 (18.07%) Configuration Management
5 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.25%) Analytics
7 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (10.84%) ITIL
9 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) SDLC
11 6 (7.23%) Change Management
11 6 (7.23%) Scrum
11 6 (7.23%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (6.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) Python
2 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
3 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.28%) Perl
5 13 (15.66%) Java
6 12 (14.46%) SQL
7 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
7 11 (13.25%) Ruby
8 6 (7.23%) C#
8 6 (7.23%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) Scala
10 2 (2.41%) C
10 2 (2.41%) C++
10 2 (2.41%) Go
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) IAG
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
2 26 (31.33%) Ansible
3 20 (24.10%) Terraform
4 13 (15.66%) Puppet
5 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.82%) Packer
7 2 (2.41%) Mesos
7 2 (2.41%) Nagios
7 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.23%) Google
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) New Relic
6 2 (2.41%) Splunk
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Genesys
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.20%) Xamarin