Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,839 2,479 1,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 15.59% 16.81% 14.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.23% 17.80% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,676 2,051 1,014
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,715 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,625 £82,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 17,495 13,929 8,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 96.09% 94.43% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10,948 10,543 6,817
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +6.15%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the North of England

DevOps
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the North of England.

Salary trend for DevOps in the North of England

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the North of England

DevOps
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the North of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
North West +1 1,676 £57,500 - 167
Yorkshire -3 1,040 £67,500 +22.73% 104
North East -9 133 £60,000 +20.00% 47
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 1,825 (64.28%) Agile
2 1,816 (63.97%) Azure
3 1,229 (43.29%) AWS
4 945 (33.29%) Microsoft
5 851 (29.98%) CI/CD
6 819 (28.85%) Terraform
7 801 (28.21%) JavaScript
7 801 (28.21%) Kubernetes
8 790 (27.83%) Azure DevOps
9 749 (26.38%) Python
10 745 (26.24%) React
11 732 (25.78%) Docker
12 720 (25.36%) SQL
13 711 (25.04%) C#
14 686 (24.16%) .NET
15 681 (23.99%) Java
16 671 (23.64%) Git (software)
17 667 (23.49%) Social Skills
18 593 (20.89%) Serverless
19 579 (20.39%) Software Engineering
20 526 (18.53%) SQL Server
21 501 (17.65%) GCP
22 467 (16.45%) Mentoring
23 464 (16.34%) Microservices
24 463 (16.31%) Jenkins
25 462 (16.27%) Finance
26 452 (15.92%) .NET Core
27 434 (15.29%) Linux
28 407 (14.34%) CSS
29 402 (14.16%) Infrastructure as Code

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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
1 130 (4.58%) Confluence
2 63 (2.22%) Apache
3 35 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 24 (0.85%) CMS
5 19 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 19 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 18 (0.63%) IIS
6 18 (0.63%) Umbraco
7 15 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.39%) Sitefinity
9 10 (0.35%) nginx
10 9 (0.32%) CICS
11 8 (0.28%) Drupal
11 8 (0.28%) JBoss
12 6 (0.21%) WordPress
13 5 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.18%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.070%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.070%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.070%) GIMP
3 2 (0.070%) Maple
3 2 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.070%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.070%) Pixelmator
3 2 (0.070%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 37 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.14%) Summit
5 2 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.070%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.035%) Magento
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.035%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 1,816 (63.97%) Azure
2 1,229 (43.29%) AWS
3 790 (27.83%) Azure DevOps
4 593 (20.89%) Serverless
5 501 (17.65%) GCP
6 317 (11.17%) Azure Functions
7 278 (9.79%) Azure Service Bus
8 249 (8.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 204 (7.19%) SaaS
10 194 (6.83%) GitHub
11 187 (6.59%) AWS Lambda
12 133 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
13 131 (4.61%) PaaS
14 119 (4.19%) IaaS
15 113 (3.98%) Amazon S3
16 96 (3.38%) Microsoft 365
17 88 (3.10%) Amazon SQS
18 81 (2.85%) Power Platform
19 71 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 71 (2.50%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.40%) Firewall
2 63 (2.22%) DNS
3 42 (1.48%) LAN
4 34 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (1.06%) DHCP
5 30 (1.06%) HTTP
5 30 (1.06%) Internet
6 28 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 28 (0.99%) WAN
7 20 (0.70%) SD-WAN
8 16 (0.56%) Broadband
9 14 (0.49%) AMQP
10 12 (0.42%) FTP
10 12 (0.42%) Wireless
11 11 (0.39%) IPsec
12 9 (0.32%) SAN
12 9 (0.32%) VPN
13 8 (0.28%) SNMP
14 7 (0.25%) VSAN
15 6 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 212 (7.47%) Big Data
3 186 (6.55%) MySQL
4 138 (4.86%) NoSQL
5 132 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 109 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 101 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
8 98 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
9 94 (3.31%) MongoDB
10 90 (3.17%) DynamoDB
11 72 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 70 (2.47%) Power BI
13 66 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
14 64 (2.25%) Data Lake
15 63 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 36 (1.27%) Tableau
17 31 (1.09%) Amazon Athena
18 24 (0.85%) Redis
19 22 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (0.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 671 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 463 (16.31%) Jenkins
3 306 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 223 (7.85%) JIRA
5 135 (4.76%) GitLab
6 87 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 80 (2.82%) Travis CI
8 77 (2.71%) TeamCity
9 58 (2.04%) Bitbucket
10 55 (1.94%) Selenium
11 48 (1.69%) Cypress.io
12 47 (1.66%) Visual Studio
13 45 (1.59%) Postman
14 43 (1.51%) Maven
15 42 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
16 34 (1.20%) SonarQube
17 24 (0.85%) Cucumber
18 22 (0.77%) Ant
18 22 (0.77%) SoapUI
19 19 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 667 (23.49%) Social Skills
2 462 (16.27%) Finance
3 252 (8.88%) Games
4 154 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (5.00%) Public Sector
6 140 (4.93%) Retail
7 131 (4.61%) Banking
8 119 (4.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 88 (3.10%) Law
10 81 (2.85%) Automotive
11 69 (2.43%) Marketing
12 65 (2.29%) Legal
13 59 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
14 54 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
15 47 (1.66%) Influencing Skills
16 45 (1.59%) Manufacturing
17 38 (1.34%) Publishing
18 29 (1.02%) Telecoms
19 24 (0.85%) Financial Institution
20 22 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 827 (29.13%) Developer
2 421 (14.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 229 (8.07%) .NET Developer
4 218 (7.68%) Software Engineer
5 210 (7.40%) Senior Developer
6 194 (6.83%) Software Developer
7 159 (5.60%) Architect
8 150 (5.28%) Trainee
9 128 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 111 (3.91%) Analyst
11 103 (3.63%) Java Developer
12 98 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 89 (3.13%) Technical Leader
14 88 (3.10%) Senior DevOps
15 84 (2.96%) Azure Engineer
16 78 (2.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 74 (2.61%) Consultant
18 68 (2.40%) .NET Software Developer
19 66 (2.32%) Full Stack Developer
20 58 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 745 (26.24%) React
2 686 (24.16%) .NET
3 452 (15.92%) .NET Core
4 407 (14.34%) CSS
5 385 (13.56%) HTML
6 382 (13.46%) .NET Framework
7 361 (12.72%) Node.js
8 327 (11.52%) Spring
9 312 (10.99%) Entity Framework
10 274 (9.65%) jQuery
11 262 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 250 (8.81%) AngularJS
13 178 (6.27%) RESTful
14 158 (5.57%) Kafka
15 120 (4.23%) REST
16 102 (3.59%) Web Services
17 94 (3.31%) JSON
17 94 (3.31%) Vue.js
18 86 (3.03%) Spring Boot
19 77 (2.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (5.92%) Algorithms
2 157 (5.53%) Cloud Native
3 117 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 109 (3.84%) User Experience
5 93 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 89 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
7 82 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 74 (2.61%) Virtual Team
9 65 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
10 63 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 55 (1.94%) NHS
12 52 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 50 (1.76%) Social Media
14 43 (1.51%) Data Centre
15 34 (1.20%) Cyberattack
16 32 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
17 29 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
17 29 (1.02%) IoT
18 25 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
19 23 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 434 (15.29%) Linux
2 307 (10.81%) Android
3 274 (9.65%) Apple iOS
4 251 (8.84%) Windows
5 126 (4.44%) Unix
6 69 (2.43%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.41%) Mesosphere
8 27 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.74%) AIX
11 20 (0.70%) CentOS
12 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
13 10 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
16 5 (0.18%) zOS
17 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,825 (64.28%) Agile
2 851 (29.98%) CI/CD
3 579 (20.39%) Software Engineering
4 467 (16.45%) Mentoring
5 464 (16.34%) Microservices
6 402 (14.16%) Infrastructure as Code
7 401 (14.12%) Scrum
8 366 (12.89%) Test Automation
9 352 (12.40%) MVC
10 343 (12.08%) Analytics
11 332 (11.69%) TDD
12 322 (11.34%) Product Roadmap
13 313 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
14 307 (10.81%) User Stories
15 302 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
16 301 (10.60%) Unit Testing
17 293 (10.32%) Full Stack Development
18 287 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
19 269 (9.48%) Coaching
20 264 (9.30%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 801 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 749 (26.38%) Python
3 720 (25.36%) SQL
4 711 (25.04%) C#
5 681 (23.99%) Java
6 294 (10.36%) Go
7 256 (9.02%) PowerShell
8 208 (7.33%) Bash
8 208 (7.33%) TypeScript
9 112 (3.95%) Kotlin
10 102 (3.59%) Ruby
11 91 (3.21%) Scala
12 76 (2.68%) C++
13 70 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 51 (1.80%) ES6
15 32 (1.13%) Perl
16 29 (1.02%) C
16 29 (1.02%) PHP
17 21 (0.74%) SAPscript
18 20 (0.70%) F#
Qualifications
1 269 (9.48%) AWS Certification
2 244 (8.59%) Azure Certification
3 117 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 116 (4.09%) Degree
5 92 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 77 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 54 (1.90%) CISSP
8 36 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 28 (0.99%) CISMP
9 28 (0.99%) GCIH
9 28 (0.99%) SSCP
10 25 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (0.77%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 17 (0.60%) CSSLP
13 14 (0.49%) Master's Degree
14 13 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.35%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
17 7 (0.25%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
17 7 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (9.19%) QA
2 83 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 39 (1.37%) NIST
4 39 (1.37%) SLA
5 34 (1.20%) GRC
6 32 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 26 (0.92%) Accessibility
8 18 (0.63%) GDPR
9 11 (0.39%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.28%) PMO
11 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.21%) WCAG
12 4 (0.14%) WAI
13 2 (0.070%) Good Clinical Practice
13 2 (0.070%) GxP
13 2 (0.070%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.070%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.035%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 732 (25.78%) Docker
2 54 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 24 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 18 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.32%) vSphere
9 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.11%) etcd
13 2 (0.070%) Ceph
13 2 (0.070%) Firmware
13 2 (0.070%) Kamailio
13 2 (0.070%) Lustre
13 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.070%) Squid
14 1 (0.035%) NFS
Systems Management
1 819 (28.85%) Terraform
2 801 (28.21%) Kubernetes
3 309 (10.88%) Ansible
4 138 (4.86%) Puppet
5 113 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (2.78%) Prometheus
7 60 (2.11%) Consul
8 59 (2.08%) Grafana
9 45 (1.59%) Istio
10 40 (1.41%) Automic
11 26 (0.92%) Nagios
11 26 (0.92%) Nessus
12 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (0.56%) Kibana
13 16 (0.56%) Sysdig
14 14 (0.49%) logstash
15 13 (0.46%) Packer
16 10 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
17 7 (0.25%) SCCM
18 6 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 945 (33.29%) Microsoft
2 284 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 170 (5.99%) Oracle
4 119 (4.19%) Google
5 95 (3.35%) Splunk
6 87 (3.06%) VMware
7 74 (2.61%) Hitachi
8 45 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 44 (1.55%) IBM
10 37 (1.30%) SAP
11 35 (1.23%) Databricks
12 32 (1.13%) SolarWinds
13 28 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (0.95%) Cisco
15 26 (0.92%) CrowdStrike
16 20 (0.70%) Sony
17 19 (0.67%) Dynatrace
17 19 (0.67%) QinetiQ
18 17 (0.60%) New Relic
19 16 (0.56%) Informatica