Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 13 39
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 +2
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 20 67 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.31% 12.36% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 13.81% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 23
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £31,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,000 £69,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +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 305 485 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.21% 89.48% 90.17%
Number of salaries quoted 156 347 321
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -15 12 £60,000 +9.09% 14
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (55.00%) AWS
2 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Terraform
4 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) Route 53
4 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
5 6 (30.00%) Puppet
5 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (30.00%) Ansible
5 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (25.00%) Go
6 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
7 4 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (20.00%) AWS Certification
7 4 (20.00%) GCP
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (20.00%) Azure
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) Games
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Ruby
7 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code

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 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) nginx
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Pulsar
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (35.00%) Route 53
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (20.00%) Azure
3 4 (20.00%) GCP
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) G Suite
5 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) GitLab
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
1 3 (15.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.00%) React
3 1 (5.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Go
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) NIST
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Terraform
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
3 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (10.00%) Grafana
4 2 (10.00%) Munin
4 2 (10.00%) Nagios
4 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Lets Encrypt
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (5.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) UiPath