Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 35 12
Rank change year-on-year -11 -23 +22
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 48 15 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.33% 4.66% 14.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 4.84% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 29
10th Percentile £32,375 £36,500 £36,500
25th Percentile £43,438 £40,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -16.67% -2.04%
75th Percentile £78,438 £60,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £79,625 " £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year +6.56% -3.94% +1.60%

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 733 310 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.70% 96.27% 90.54%
Number of salaries quoted 417 133 342
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,550 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -12 42 £75,000 +50.00% 8
County Armagh - 3 £25,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 34 (70.83%) AWS
2 26 (54.17%) QA
2 26 (54.17%) Docker
3 25 (52.08%) Test Automation
3 25 (52.08%) Big Data
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (45.83%) SaaS
5 20 (41.67%) Machine Learning
5 20 (41.67%) Python
6 19 (39.58%) Artificial Intelligence
6 19 (39.58%) Jenkins
6 19 (39.58%) Amazon S3
6 19 (39.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (39.58%) Amazon ECS
7 17 (35.42%) Infrastructure as Code
7 17 (35.42%) Edge Computing
7 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (35.42%) Microservices
7 17 (35.42%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (35.42%) Deep Learning
7 17 (35.42%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (35.42%) Computer Vision
7 17 (35.42%) Serverless
7 17 (35.42%) CloudFront
7 17 (35.42%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (35.42%) Tandem
7 17 (35.42%) SSL
8 13 (27.08%) Azure
9 10 (20.83%) Java
10 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering

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 8 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (4.17%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Figma
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (70.83%) AWS
2 22 (45.83%) SaaS
3 19 (39.58%) Amazon ECS
3 19 (39.58%) Amazon S3
3 19 (39.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (35.42%) AWS Lambda
4 17 (35.42%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (35.42%) CloudFront
4 17 (35.42%) Serverless
5 13 (27.08%) Azure
6 4 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) GCP
7 2 (4.17%) GitHub
8 1 (2.08%) Google Data Studio
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) SSL
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) Big Data
2 17 (35.42%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (14.58%) Apache Hive
3 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.33%) BigQuery
5 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.25%) HBase
6 3 (6.25%) Parquet
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (4.17%) Redis
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.75%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) Appium
4 4 (8.33%) Postman
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.17%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Senior DevOps
2 17 (35.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Backend Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Digital Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Kafka
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Avro
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.25%) PySpark
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) Laravel
3 2 (4.17%) Vue.js
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Tandem
2 4 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 4 (8.33%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (4.17%) iPhone
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Photography
3 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (2.08%) PlayStation
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (52.08%) Test Automation
2 20 (41.67%) Machine Learning
3 19 (39.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 17 (35.42%) Computer Vision
4 17 (35.42%) Deep Learning
4 17 (35.42%) Edge Computing
4 17 (35.42%) Infrastructure as Code
4 17 (35.42%) Microservices
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Prototyping
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.42%) User Stories
8 4 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Python
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.33%) Scala
6 3 (6.25%) Go
6 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Java 11
8 1 (2.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) OCP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (54.17%) QA
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Oozie
3 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.17%) Apple
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.08%) BT
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Pardot
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Samsung
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow