Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 81 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.75% 6.34% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.36% 7.12% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% +12.68%
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,750 £42,500
UK median annual salary £62,900 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.64% +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 495 365 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.16% 89.02% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 341 274 270
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +23 81 £60,000 - 18
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (62.96%) Linux
2 36 (44.44%) SaaS
3 35 (43.21%) Java
4 30 (37.04%) ITIL
5 29 (35.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (35.80%) Internet
5 29 (35.80%) ITIL V3
5 29 (35.80%) High Availability
5 29 (35.80%) Problem Management
5 29 (35.80%) Internet of Things
6 26 (32.10%) Python
6 26 (32.10%) .NET
7 25 (30.86%) AWS
8 24 (29.63%) Smartphone
9 23 (28.40%) C#
9 23 (28.40%) Azure
10 22 (27.16%) REST
10 22 (27.16%) Kubernetes
10 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET
12 20 (24.69%) Spring
12 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
12 20 (24.69%) Open Source
13 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (23.46%) MVC
13 19 (23.46%) SOAP
13 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
14 18 (22.22%) Perl
14 18 (22.22%) HTML

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 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (44.44%) SaaS
2 25 (30.86%) AWS
3 23 (28.40%) Azure
4 5 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.47%) Azure Functions
5 2 (2.47%) Serverless
6 1 (1.23%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.23%) npm
6 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.80%) Internet
2 18 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.81%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.47%) HTTP
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) SMPP
5 1 (1.23%) SMS
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) MongoDB
2 17 (20.99%) Hazelcast
3 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
4 11 (13.58%) RDBMS
5 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
6 8 (9.88%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (7.41%) GIS
7 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.70%) Big Data
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.47%) Blockchain
11 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) TeamCity
2 11 (13.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.70%) GitLab
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.23%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Moq
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.41%) Legal
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Japanese Language
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 17 (20.99%) Applications Engineer
4 17 (20.99%) Applications Support Engineer
5 14 (17.28%) .NET Developer
6 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (13.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Operations Director
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) .NET
2 22 (27.16%) REST
3 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 20 (24.69%) Spring
5 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (23.46%) SOAP
6 18 (22.22%) CSS
6 18 (22.22%) HTML
7 17 (20.99%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (20.99%) Vert.x
8 15 (18.52%) Web Services
9 14 (17.28%) jQuery
9 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (16.05%) RESTful
11 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 12 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 12 (14.81%) Entity Framework
12 8 (9.88%) Angular 2
13 7 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (7.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) Internet of Things
2 24 (29.63%) Smartphone
3 19 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) Unix
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) ITIL
2 29 (35.80%) High Availability
2 29 (35.80%) ITIL V3
2 29 (35.80%) Problem Management
3 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) Open Source
5 19 (23.46%) MVC
6 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.99%) Knowledge Management
6 17 (20.99%) Time Management
7 16 (19.75%) Scrum
8 14 (17.28%) Task Automation
9 13 (16.05%) TDD
9 13 (16.05%) Unit Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (13.58%) CQRS
11 11 (13.58%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (13.58%) Integration Testing
11 11 (13.58%) System Testing
12 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) Java
2 26 (32.10%) Python
3 23 (28.40%) C#
4 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.22%) Perl
6 15 (18.52%) Ruby
7 14 (17.28%) Go
8 12 (14.81%) C
8 12 (14.81%) C++
8 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
9 10 (12.35%) SQL
10 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
10 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) R
12 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.23%) VB
12 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (35.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.17%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (27.16%) Kubernetes
2 17 (20.99%) Prometheus
3 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.11%) Puppet
5 4 (4.94%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) Ansible
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) Consul
6 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.23%) Kibana
6 1 (1.23%) Packer
6 1 (1.23%) Salt
6 1 (1.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) Telerik
4 1 (1.23%) arcserve
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) CommVault
4 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Veeam
4 1 (1.23%) VMware