Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 36 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 +22 -13
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 103 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.56% 5.13% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.39% 5.54% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 12 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -22.73% +46.67%
10th Percentile £44,375 £31,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £61,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 560 361 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.03% 92.56% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 394 262 362
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,525 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,808 £62,500 £60,000
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +27 98 £52,500 +23.53% 18
County Londonderry - 3 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (59.22%) Linux
2 39 (37.86%) Java
3 38 (36.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (34.95%) C#
4 36 (34.95%) .NET
5 34 (33.01%) SaaS
6 33 (32.04%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (32.04%) ASP.NET
6 33 (32.04%) JavaScript
7 32 (31.07%) MVC
7 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
8 31 (30.10%) Python
9 30 (29.13%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (28.16%) CSS
10 29 (28.16%) HTML
11 27 (26.21%) AngularJS
12 26 (25.24%) ITIL V3
12 26 (25.24%) High Availability
12 26 (25.24%) Internet of Things
12 26 (25.24%) Problem Management
12 26 (25.24%) Smartphone
12 26 (25.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (25.24%) Internet
12 26 (25.24%) ITIL
13 24 (23.30%) jQuery
13 24 (23.30%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (22.33%) Puppet
14 23 (22.33%) NoSQL

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 5 (4.85%) IIS
1 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.97%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) MultiChain
Cloud Services
1 38 (36.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (33.01%) SaaS
3 33 (32.04%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.88%) PaaS
5 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.91%) Office 365
5 3 (2.91%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.94%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Flow
6 2 (1.94%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.94%) Serverless
7 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.97%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.97%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) Internet
2 15 (14.56%) HTTPS
3 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.62%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.88%) VPN
5 3 (2.91%) Firewall
5 3 (2.91%) SMPP
5 3 (2.91%) SMS
6 1 (0.97%) SSH
6 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.33%) NoSQL
2 17 (16.50%) MongoDB
3 14 (13.59%) Hazelcast
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.88%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (2.91%) Blockchain
9 3 (2.91%) Power BI
10 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.94%) Big Data
10 2 (1.94%) GIS
10 2 (1.94%) MySQL
10 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.88%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Maven
5 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.97%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.97%) GitLab
7 1 (0.97%) Gradle
7 1 (0.97%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.97%) Moq
7 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (1.94%) Legal
2 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) .NET Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) Operations Director
4 14 (13.59%) Applications Support
4 14 (13.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Applications Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Applications Support Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.95%) .NET
2 33 (32.04%) ASP.NET
3 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (28.16%) CSS
4 29 (28.16%) HTML
5 27 (26.21%) AngularJS
6 24 (23.30%) jQuery
7 18 (17.48%) REST
8 16 (15.53%) SOAP
9 14 (13.59%) Spring
10 13 (12.62%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (12.62%) Vert.x
11 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.83%) Entity Framework
11 6 (5.83%) Web Services
12 5 (4.85%) Node.js
12 5 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.91%) Angular 2
14 3 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Internet of Things
1 26 (25.24%) Smartphone
2 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.91%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.22%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) MVC
2 30 (29.13%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (25.24%) High Availability
3 26 (25.24%) ITIL
3 26 (25.24%) ITIL V3
3 26 (25.24%) Problem Management
4 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing
5 21 (20.39%) Configuration Management
6 20 (19.42%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (16.50%) Open Source
8 16 (15.53%) Business Continuity
9 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (13.59%) Task Automation
10 13 (12.62%) Knowledge Management
10 13 (12.62%) Time Management
11 10 (9.71%) Microservices
12 7 (6.80%) OO
13 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) Java
2 36 (34.95%) C#
3 33 (32.04%) JavaScript
4 31 (30.10%) Python
5 19 (18.45%) Ruby
6 18 (17.48%) Go
6 18 (17.48%) Perl
7 15 (14.56%) C++
8 14 (13.59%) C
8 14 (13.59%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.77%) SQL
10 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.94%) Clojure
11 2 (1.94%) Erlang
11 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.97%) R
12 1 (0.97%) Scala
12 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (23.30%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (22.33%) Puppet
3 21 (20.39%) Kubernetes
4 13 (12.62%) Prometheus
5 5 (4.85%) Ansible
6 4 (3.88%) Nagios
7 3 (2.91%) Terraform
8 2 (1.94%) Kibana
9 1 (0.97%) Consul
9 1 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.97%) Packer
9 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 1 (0.97%) Google
4 1 (0.97%) SaltStack