Period
to 24 May 2019

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

DevOps
England > North of England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 27 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 +28 +30
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,084 1,910 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.96% 8.08% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.89% 8.72% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 1,609 967
North of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
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 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 17,529 21,908 22,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.21% 92.69% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13,514 18,078 18,893
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
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 of England

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 24 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
North West +9 1,145 £55,000 - 158
Yorkshire +12 850 £50,000 -4.76% 91
North East +16 92 £50,000 +5.26% 20
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 1,168 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 815 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
3 719 (34.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 569 (27.30%) Java
5 548 (26.30%) Linux
6 517 (24.81%) Software Engineering
7 500 (23.99%) Python
7 500 (23.99%) Docker
8 466 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
9 407 (19.53%) SQL
10 406 (19.48%) Jenkins
11 400 (19.19%) JavaScript
12 383 (18.38%) Microsoft
13 373 (17.90%) C#
14 371 (17.80%) Git (software)
15 368 (17.66%) .NET
16 355 (17.03%) Ansible
17 352 (16.89%) Finance
18 340 (16.31%) TDD
19 294 (14.11%) Microservices
20 289 (13.87%) Open Source
20 289 (13.87%) Test Automation
20 289 (13.87%) Puppet
21 286 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
22 284 (13.63%) Windows
23 276 (13.24%) Kubernetes
24 275 (13.20%) Terraform
25 263 (12.62%) Scrum
26 252 (12.09%) Mentoring
27 242 (11.61%) Google Cloud Platform

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
1 113 (5.42%) Confluence
2 76 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (2.74%) IIS
4 56 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 54 (2.59%) Apache
6 49 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 37 (1.78%) nginx
8 24 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 19 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 16 (0.77%) JBoss
12 16 (0.77%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.67%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.53%) CMS
16 9 (0.43%) Drupal
16 9 (0.43%) Mule
17 7 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (0.77%) Chatbot
2 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.096%) HipChat
5 1 (0.048%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.048%) SPSS
5 1 (0.048%) Stata
5 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.43%) Magento
2 2 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.048%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 815 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
2 719 (34.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (11.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 158 (7.58%) GitHub
5 113 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
6 100 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 98 (4.70%) Amazon S3
8 96 (4.61%) PaaS
9 91 (4.37%) IaaS
10 89 (4.27%) Serverless
11 80 (3.84%) SaaS
12 67 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
13 56 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
14 49 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
15 44 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 41 (1.97%) Slack
17 40 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 39 (1.87%) OpenShift
19 35 (1.68%) Datadog
20 33 (1.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.27%) DNS
2 88 (4.22%) Firewall
3 70 (3.36%) Internet
4 54 (2.59%) DHCP
5 38 (1.82%) Wireless
6 36 (1.73%) VPN
7 33 (1.58%) WAN
8 29 (1.39%) BGP
9 25 (1.20%) Broadband
10 24 (1.15%) Network Security
10 24 (1.15%) SSL
11 23 (1.10%) NetScaler
12 21 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.01%) Cisco Firepower
12 21 (1.01%) MPLS
12 21 (1.01%) TCP/IP
13 20 (0.96%) SAN
14 19 (0.91%) IPsec
14 19 (0.91%) OSPF
15 18 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (9.02%) NoSQL
2 186 (8.93%) MySQL
3 183 (8.78%) MongoDB
4 161 (7.73%) SQL Server
5 133 (6.38%) Big Data
6 88 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 85 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
8 69 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 62 (2.98%) Hadoop
10 61 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 54 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 39 (1.87%) Neo4j
13 33 (1.58%) Apache Hive
14 28 (1.34%) MariaDB
15 25 (1.20%) HBase
15 25 (1.20%) Redis
16 24 (1.15%) Blockchain
17 23 (1.10%) Spark SQL
17 23 (1.10%) Sqoop
18 22 (1.06%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 406 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 371 (17.80%) Git (software)
3 197 (9.45%) JIRA
4 107 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 105 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 97 (4.65%) Maven
7 94 (4.51%) Selenium
8 83 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 82 (3.93%) GitLab
10 77 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 70 (3.36%) Gradle
12 55 (2.64%) Visual Studio
13 51 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
14 45 (2.16%) Subversion
15 42 (2.02%) JUnit
16 41 (1.97%) CircleCI
16 41 (1.97%) Cucumber
17 37 (1.78%) gulp
18 35 (1.68%) Bitbucket
18 35 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 352 (16.89%) Finance
2 182 (8.73%) Retail
3 117 (5.61%) Banking
4 55 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 44 (2.11%) Marketing
6 43 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.73%) Local Government
8 26 (1.25%) Billing
8 26 (1.25%) Games
9 23 (1.10%) Law
10 22 (1.06%) Automotive
11 21 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.48%) Legal
12 10 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.19%) Czech Language
14 4 (0.19%) Electronics
15 3 (0.14%) Back Office
15 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 503 (24.14%) Developer
2 459 (22.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 252 (12.09%) Software Engineer
4 172 (8.25%) Architect
5 137 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 135 (6.48%) Java Engineer
7 119 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 113 (5.42%) .NET Developer
8 113 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
8 113 (5.42%) C# Developer
9 106 (5.09%) Cloud Engineer
10 100 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
11 92 (4.41%) Software Developer
12 91 (4.37%) Consultant
13 90 (4.32%) Java Developer
14 89 (4.27%) AWS DevOps
14 89 (4.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 89 (4.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 86 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
16 84 (4.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (17.66%) .NET
2 225 (10.80%) Web Services
3 183 (8.78%) ASP.NET
4 175 (8.40%) HTML
4 175 (8.40%) Node.js
5 170 (8.16%) CSS
6 167 (8.01%) AngularJS
7 156 (7.49%) Spring
8 125 (6.00%) RESTful
9 114 (5.47%) REST
10 113 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 112 (5.37%) React
12 92 (4.41%) JSON
13 91 (4.37%) Kafka
13 91 (4.37%) Spring Boot
14 79 (3.79%) SOAP
15 77 (3.69%) Elastic Stack
15 77 (3.69%) Vue.js
16 73 (3.50%) jQuery
17 72 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 192 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 131 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
3 115 (5.52%) Fintech
4 107 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (5.04%) Public Cloud
6 93 (4.46%) Cloud Native
7 80 (3.84%) Mobile App
8 68 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 64 (3.07%) Data Centre
10 52 (2.50%) User Experience
11 44 (2.11%) Smartphone
12 42 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
13 37 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
14 32 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
14 32 (1.54%) Private Cloud
15 23 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 22 (1.06%) Internet of Things
17 20 (0.96%) NHS
18 14 (0.67%) Virtual Team
19 13 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 548 (26.30%) Linux
2 284 (13.63%) Windows
3 165 (7.92%) Unix
4 98 (4.70%) Windows Server
5 72 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (2.78%) Android
7 45 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 44 (2.11%) CentOS
9 33 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 24 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.67%) Debian
12 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.53%) CatOS
14 8 (0.38%) AIX
14 8 (0.38%) Solaris
14 8 (0.38%) SUSE
14 8 (0.38%) Tizen
15 6 (0.29%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (56.05%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (24.81%) Software Engineering
3 466 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
4 340 (16.31%) TDD
5 294 (14.11%) Microservices
6 289 (13.87%) Open Source
6 289 (13.87%) Test Automation
7 286 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
8 263 (12.62%) Scrum
9 252 (12.09%) Mentoring
10 222 (10.65%) Configuration Management
11 214 (10.27%) BDD
12 198 (9.50%) MVC
13 187 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
14 166 (7.97%) OO
15 155 (7.44%) Coaching
16 149 (7.15%) Deployment Automation
17 122 (5.85%) Infrastructure as Code
18 119 (5.71%) Migration
18 119 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 569 (27.30%) Java
2 500 (23.99%) Python
3 407 (19.53%) SQL
4 400 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 373 (17.90%) C#
6 241 (11.56%) Bash Shell
7 172 (8.25%) Ruby
8 164 (7.87%) PHP
9 130 (6.24%) Java 8
10 117 (5.61%) PowerShell
11 114 (5.47%) Perl
12 104 (4.99%) C++
13 87 (4.17%) Scala
14 55 (2.64%) Shell Script
15 53 (2.54%) C
16 47 (2.26%) Java 9
17 40 (1.92%) T-SQL
18 33 (1.58%) Go
19 28 (1.34%) TypeScript
20 27 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 160 (7.68%) Degree
2 61 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 21 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 19 (0.91%) CCNP
5 19 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.62%) CCNA
7 13 (0.62%) CISSP
8 12 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.48%) RHCE
9 10 (0.48%) RHCSA
10 9 (0.43%) HND
10 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.38%) ISEB
12 5 (0.24%) CISM
12 5 (0.24%) MBA
12 5 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.91%) QA
2 35 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.54%) GDPR
4 31 (1.49%) SLA
5 13 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.38%) ISO 22301
6 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.24%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.048%) GxP
10 1 (0.048%) PMO
10 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 500 (23.99%) Docker
2 95 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 57 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.15%) Apache Flume
6 24 (1.15%) HDFS
7 16 (0.77%) XenApp
8 15 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.43%) Firmware
12 7 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.24%) etcd
13 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.24%) vSphere
14 4 (0.19%) Varnish
14 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 355 (17.03%) Ansible
2 289 (13.87%) Puppet
3 276 (13.24%) Kubernetes
4 275 (13.20%) Terraform
5 231 (11.08%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (1.58%) Salt
7 30 (1.44%) CFEngine
7 30 (1.44%) Kibana
8 29 (1.39%) Prometheus
9 28 (1.34%) Consul
10 27 (1.30%) Grafana
11 26 (1.25%) Packer
12 25 (1.20%) Rancher
13 24 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
14 23 (1.10%) Oozie
15 19 (0.91%) logstash
16 18 (0.86%) Cobbler
17 17 (0.82%) Tivoli
18 15 (0.72%) Nagios
19 12 (0.58%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 383 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 207 (9.93%) Google
3 144 (6.91%) VMware
4 75 (3.60%) Oracle
5 68 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 52 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 52 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 51 (2.45%) Rackspace
8 47 (2.26%) Splunk
9 42 (2.02%) New Relic
10 39 (1.87%) AppDynamics
10 39 (1.87%) Cisco
11 37 (1.78%) IBM
12 31 (1.49%) Citrix
13 29 (1.39%) BT
14 26 (1.25%) Adobe
15 24 (1.15%) Hortonworks
16 23 (1.10%) Cloudera
16 23 (1.10%) Meraki
16 23 (1.10%) Salesforce.com