Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 52 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.69% 6.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.48% 6.73% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +19.40% -10.67%
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% +9.09%

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 613 431 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.68% 91.90% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 372 291 320
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,125 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Northern Ireland

DevOps
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for DevOps in Northern Ireland

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 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
County Antrim +3 48 £50,000 +25.00% 22
County Londonderry - 3 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 44 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (71.15%) JavaScript
4 35 (67.31%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (65.38%) HTML
5 34 (65.38%) CSS
6 32 (61.54%) .NET
6 32 (61.54%) C#
6 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
7 31 (59.62%) MVC
7 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
7 31 (59.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (57.69%) NoSQL
9 29 (55.77%) AngularJS
10 28 (53.85%) Unit Testing
10 28 (53.85%) jQuery
11 25 (48.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (36.54%) Linux
13 14 (26.92%) Docker
14 13 (25.00%) Java
15 12 (23.08%) Python
15 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
17 8 (15.38%) Ruby
17 8 (15.38%) SDLC
18 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
18 7 (13.46%) Ansible
18 7 (13.46%) Kubernetes
18 7 (13.46%) Git (software)

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 3 (5.77%) Confluence
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.92%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 44 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) VPN
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) SMPP
2 3 (5.77%) SMS
2 3 (5.77%) SSH
3 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) Blockchain
4 4 (7.69%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (5.77%) Hazelcast
5 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.77%) Power BI
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.85%) Gradle
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.92%) GoCD
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (5.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 30 (57.69%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Director
7 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) CSS
1 34 (65.38%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) .NET
3 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (55.77%) AngularJS
5 28 (53.85%) jQuery
6 7 (13.46%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.62%) Node.js
9 4 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (5.77%) Angular 2
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.77%) RESTful
10 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.85%) JSON
11 2 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.77%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) CentOS
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (59.62%) MVC
3 28 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 25 (48.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.38%) SDLC
7 7 (13.46%) OOP
8 5 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
8 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
9 4 (7.69%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.77%) CQRS
10 3 (5.77%) CRM
10 3 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) JavaScript
2 32 (61.54%) C#
3 13 (25.00%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
6 8 (15.38%) Ruby
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (5.77%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Clojure
9 1 (1.92%) Erlang
9 1 (1.92%) Go
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) CISSP
2 2 (3.85%) OSCP
2 2 (3.85%) SANS
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Docker
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.77%) Xen
3 2 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Ansible
1 7 (13.46%) Kubernetes
1 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) CloudForms
2 2 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (1.92%) Grafana
3 1 (1.92%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle