Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 9 40
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 +14
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 35 106 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.79% 16.72% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 18.56% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 59 16
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,400 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £87,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £62,875 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.60% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 374 571 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 93.97% 90.06% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 158 386 282
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,808 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Northern Ireland

DevOps
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for DevOps in Northern Ireland

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Northern Ireland

DevOps
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 13 July 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
County Antrim -10 34 £45,000 -10.00% 7
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 25 (71.43%) Azure
2 21 (60.00%) AWS
3 17 (48.57%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) .NET
4 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
6 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 12 (34.29%) HTML
7 12 (34.29%) Python
7 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (34.29%) Docker
8 11 (31.43%) TDD
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.71%) Entity Framework
10 9 (25.71%) System Testing
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.86%) Scrum
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle
11 8 (22.86%) CSS
11 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
11 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
11 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (20.00%) Degree
13 6 (17.14%) JIRA
13 6 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (17.14%) Computer Science

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Azure
2 21 (60.00%) AWS
3 5 (14.29%) GitHub
4 4 (11.43%) PaaS
5 3 (8.57%) G Suite
5 3 (8.57%) GCP
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.29%) JMeter
3 5 (14.29%) Postman
4 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Appium
5 1 (2.86%) GitLab
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (11.43%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) Entity Framework
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.29%) Node.js
6 5 (14.29%) RESTful
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (8.57%) React
8 3 (8.57%) REST
8 3 (8.57%) TensorFlow
8 3 (8.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.71%) Robotics
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) System Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Scrum
6 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.14%) Machine Learning
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (14.29%) Hardware Maintenance
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Release Management
8 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (11.43%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Go
6 3 (8.57%) Google Apps Script
6 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) VBA
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Docker
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (17.14%) KVM
2 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (11.43%) Terraform
4 3 (8.57%) Kibana
5 2 (5.71%) Ansible
5 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Google
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (8.57%) Blue Prism
5 3 (8.57%) UiPath
6 1 (2.86%) Telerik
6 1 (2.86%) Xamarin