Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 42 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 41 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.84% 5.92% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 6.47% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +33.80% -32.38%
10th Percentile £32,925 £30,000 £30,600
90th Percentile £69,125 £55,000 £40,800
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 539 433 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.98% 91.54% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 324 279 215
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 -2 41 £50,000 -9.09% 16
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 39 (95.12%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (58.54%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (53.66%) HTML
5 22 (53.66%) CSS
6 20 (48.78%) Linux
7 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
7 17 (41.46%) C#
7 17 (41.46%) NoSQL
7 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
8 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (39.02%) jQuery
8 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
8 16 (39.02%) .NET
8 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
8 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (39.02%) MVC
9 15 (36.59%) Java
9 15 (36.59%) Docker
10 14 (34.15%) Ansible
10 14 (34.15%) Python
11 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
12 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
12 12 (29.27%) Puppet
13 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
14 10 (24.39%) Ruby

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 (12.20%) Confluence
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 39 (95.12%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (60.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (14.63%) SaaS
4 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) SMPP
3 3 (7.32%) SMS
3 3 (7.32%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) Blockchain
3 3 (7.32%) Cosmos DB
3 3 (7.32%) Hazelcast
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) JIRA
4 5 (12.20%) Subversion
5 3 (7.32%) Gradle
5 3 (7.32%) Hudson
5 3 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.88%) GoCD
6 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.44%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (2.44%) gulp
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.32%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) .NET Developer
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) CSS
1 22 (53.66%) HTML
2 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
3 16 (39.02%) .NET
3 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
3 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (39.02%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) Web Services
5 6 (14.63%) REST
6 5 (12.20%) JSON
6 5 (12.20%) SAML
7 4 (9.76%) Node.js
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.32%) Angular 2
8 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.32%) RESTful
8 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.44%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Cloud
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.32%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
2 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (39.02%) MVC
2 16 (39.02%) Unit Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) Open Source
6 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 6 (14.63%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
8 5 (12.20%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
10 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) Python
5 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
6 10 (24.39%) Ruby
7 6 (14.63%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.44%) C
9 1 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) Go
9 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CISSP
2 5 (12.20%) OSCP
2 5 (12.20%) SANS
3 2 (4.88%) RHCE
3 2 (4.88%) RHCSA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.32%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) vCloud
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Ansible
2 12 (29.27%) Puppet
3 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (24.39%) Kubernetes
5 4 (9.76%) Terraform
6 3 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (7.32%) Grafana
6 3 (7.32%) Prometheus
6 3 (7.32%) Salt
7 1 (2.44%) CloudForms
7 1 (2.44%) logstash
7 1 (2.44%) Mesos
7 1 (2.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat