Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 20 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +26
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,786 1,844 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 11.26% 9.72% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.26% 10.57% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,494 1,384
North of England median annual salary £54,493 £53,175 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.48% +1.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,700 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,780 £77,500 £75,000
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 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 14,568 17,440 22,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 91.85% 91.97% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,628 14,050 18,826
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +4 947 £52,500 -4.55% 255
Yorkshire +4 736 £55,000 +10.00% 182
North East +5 103 £40,000 -25.93% 49
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 968 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 719 (40.26%) Azure
3 645 (36.11%) AWS
4 454 (25.42%) Docker
5 453 (25.36%) Python
6 409 (22.90%) C#
7 406 (22.73%) Java
8 404 (22.62%) .NET
9 396 (22.17%) Linux
10 355 (19.88%) JavaScript
11 346 (19.37%) SQL
12 331 (18.53%) Kubernetes
13 310 (17.36%) Terraform
14 306 (17.13%) Finance
15 299 (16.74%) Scrum
16 291 (16.29%) Test Automation
17 288 (16.13%) TDD
18 281 (15.73%) Microsoft
19 275 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
20 274 (15.34%) Software Engineering
21 270 (15.12%) Microservices
22 267 (14.95%) Jenkins
23 262 (14.67%) SQL Server
24 261 (14.61%) Ansible
25 258 (14.45%) Git (software)
26 248 (13.89%) Windows
27 237 (13.27%) Puppet
28 209 (11.70%) Mentoring
29 199 (11.14%) AngularJS
30 196 (10.97%) JIRA

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 77 (4.31%) Confluence
2 47 (2.63%) IIS
3 38 (2.13%) Apache
4 26 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 22 (1.23%) nginx
6 19 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.84%) CMS
8 14 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.50%) JBoss
11 9 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.39%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.34%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.28%) Liferay
16 4 (0.22%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.56%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.056%) InDesign
4 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.39%) Elite 3E
2 7 (0.39%) Magento
3 5 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.056%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 719 (40.26%) Azure
2 645 (36.11%) AWS
3 150 (8.40%) GCP
4 101 (5.66%) IaaS
5 97 (5.43%) Serverless
6 85 (4.76%) PaaS
7 79 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
7 79 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 77 (4.31%) SaaS
9 73 (4.09%) Office 365
10 68 (3.81%) GitHub
11 60 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (2.41%) Amazon S3
13 30 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
13 30 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 24 (1.34%) G Suite
15 23 (1.29%) Slack
16 20 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 16 (0.90%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.53%) DNS
2 42 (2.35%) Firewall
3 32 (1.79%) DHCP
3 32 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.79%) VPN
4 20 (1.12%) WAN
5 16 (0.90%) SAN
6 15 (0.84%) BGP
6 15 (0.84%) OSPF
7 13 (0.73%) VoIP
8 12 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (0.67%) VLAN
9 11 (0.62%) HTTP
10 10 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (0.56%) SMS
11 9 (0.50%) Junos
11 9 (0.50%) NetScaler
11 9 (0.50%) NX-OS
11 9 (0.50%) SMTP
11 9 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.61%) NoSQL
3 90 (5.04%) MySQL
4 69 (3.86%) MongoDB
5 62 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 60 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 56 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
8 43 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (2.35%) Big Data
10 37 (2.07%) Redis
11 28 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.46%) Hadoop
13 25 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.34%) Data Lake
14 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.73%) DB2
18 12 (0.67%) Apache Hive
19 11 (0.62%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 267 (14.95%) Jenkins
2 258 (14.45%) Git (software)
3 196 (10.97%) JIRA
4 147 (8.23%) Selenium
5 91 (5.10%) Maven
6 68 (3.81%) Cucumber
7 59 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 58 (3.25%) JMeter
9 56 (3.14%) Gatling
10 55 (3.08%) GitLab
10 55 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 49 (2.74%) SoapUI
12 48 (2.69%) JUnit
12 48 (2.69%) TeamCity
13 37 (2.07%) Bitbucket
13 37 (2.07%) Subversion
14 31 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (1.68%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
16 29 (1.62%) LoadRunner
General
1 306 (17.13%) Finance
2 84 (4.70%) Banking
3 75 (4.20%) Retail
4 64 (3.58%) Public Sector
5 29 (1.62%) Law
6 25 (1.40%) Marketing
7 24 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.18%) Legal
9 17 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.84%) Games
11 12 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.56%) Local Government
13 7 (0.39%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.28%) Billing
14 5 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.22%) Back Office
16 3 (0.17%) Advertising
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 484 (27.10%) Developer
2 378 (21.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 137 (7.67%) .NET Developer
3 137 (7.67%) Senior Developer
4 115 (6.44%) Software Engineer
5 101 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
6 99 (5.54%) Architect
7 96 (5.38%) AWS Engineer
8 84 (4.70%) Software Developer
9 81 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 80 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
11 74 (4.14%) C# Developer
12 71 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
13 65 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
14 61 (3.42%) Java Developer
15 59 (3.30%) Analyst
16 56 (3.14%) Consultant
17 50 (2.80%) AWS DevOps
18 49 (2.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 47 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (22.62%) .NET
2 199 (11.14%) AngularJS
3 190 (10.64%) Web Services
4 186 (10.41%) HTML
5 182 (10.19%) Node.js
6 179 (10.02%) CSS
7 170 (9.52%) .NET Core
8 137 (7.67%) ASP.NET
9 127 (7.11%) React
10 88 (4.93%) Spring
11 81 (4.54%) RESTful
12 79 (4.42%) .NET Framework
13 76 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 66 (3.70%) REST
16 64 (3.58%) Spring Boot
17 63 (3.53%) HTML5
18 61 (3.42%) Vue.js
19 60 (3.36%) jQuery
20 58 (3.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 163 (9.13%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (4.59%) User Experience
3 73 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 67 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 54 (3.02%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.02%) Cloud Native
9 29 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
11 22 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.12%) Blog
12 20 (1.12%) NHS
13 17 (0.95%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.84%) IVR
14 15 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
17 12 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
17 12 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 396 (22.17%) Linux
2 248 (13.89%) Windows
3 84 (4.70%) Unix
4 64 (3.58%) Windows Server
5 62 (3.47%) Android
6 51 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 47 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.85%) CentOS
10 16 (0.90%) VMS
11 14 (0.78%) Debian
12 12 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.45%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.22%) AIX
18 3 (0.17%) zOS
19 2 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 968 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (16.74%) Scrum
3 291 (16.29%) Test Automation
4 288 (16.13%) TDD
5 275 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
6 274 (15.34%) Software Engineering
7 270 (15.12%) Microservices
8 209 (11.70%) Mentoring
9 193 (10.81%) Configuration Management
10 183 (10.25%) BDD
11 157 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 149 (8.34%) MVC
13 139 (7.78%) Infrastructure as Code
14 132 (7.39%) Coaching
15 127 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 126 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 123 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
18 109 (6.10%) Kanban
18 109 (6.10%) Open Source
19 106 (5.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 453 (25.36%) Python
2 409 (22.90%) C#
3 406 (22.73%) Java
4 355 (19.88%) JavaScript
5 346 (19.37%) SQL
6 171 (9.57%) Bash Shell
7 143 (8.01%) PowerShell
8 131 (7.33%) PHP
9 100 (5.60%) Ruby
10 68 (3.81%) TypeScript
11 61 (3.42%) Java 8
12 58 (3.25%) Scala
13 57 (3.19%) Go
14 52 (2.91%) Shell Script
15 43 (2.41%) C
16 42 (2.35%) C++
17 38 (2.13%) Kotlin
18 33 (1.85%) Perl
19 26 (1.46%) T-SQL
20 20 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 89 (4.98%) Degree
2 37 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 18 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (0.84%) MCSD
8 13 (0.73%) MCSA
9 12 (0.67%) MCSE
10 11 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.56%) CISSP
12 9 (0.50%) MCP
13 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.34%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.28%) JNCIE
15 5 (0.28%) JNCIP
16 4 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.05%) QA
2 9 (0.50%) SLA
3 8 (0.45%) GDPR
3 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.17%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) GLBA
6 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.11%) NCSC
6 2 (0.11%) PMO
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) TickIT
7 1 (0.056%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.056%) NIST
7 1 (0.056%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 454 (25.42%) Docker
2 89 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 65 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.12%) vSphere
7 15 (0.84%) XenApp
8 12 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.50%) NFS
9 9 (0.50%) Samba
9 9 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.22%) RACF
12 3 (0.17%) KVM
12 3 (0.17%) Postfix
13 2 (0.11%) HDFS
13 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.056%) IAG
14 1 (0.056%) zsh
Systems Management
1 331 (18.53%) Kubernetes
2 310 (17.36%) Terraform
3 261 (14.61%) Ansible
4 237 (13.27%) Puppet
5 155 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.96%) SCCM
7 30 (1.68%) Nagios
8 23 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
10 21 (1.18%) Prometheus
11 17 (0.95%) WSUS
12 16 (0.90%) Rancher
13 15 (0.84%) Grafana
13 15 (0.84%) Packer
14 14 (0.78%) Cobbler
15 13 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (0.67%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.62%) CA Service Virtualization
17 11 (0.62%) Kibana
17 11 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 281 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 122 (6.83%) Google
3 118 (6.61%) VMware
4 100 (5.60%) Oracle
5 44 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 31 (1.74%) HP
7 28 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 28 (1.57%) Citrix
8 27 (1.51%) Cisco
8 27 (1.51%) ServiceNow
8 27 (1.51%) Xamarin
9 23 (1.29%) Rackspace
10 19 (1.06%) CA
10 19 (1.06%) Dynatrace
11 18 (1.01%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.90%) IBM
12 16 (0.90%) Juniper
13 13 (0.73%) EnterpriseDB
13 13 (0.73%) F5
14 12 (0.67%) Talend