Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 54 40
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 28 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.05% 0.73% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.76% 0.78% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% +49.53%
10th Percentile £31,000 £40,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £57,500 £44,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 361 384 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.93% 92.98% 91.55%
Number of salaries quoted 245 300 213
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,125 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +18 26 £46,250 -15.91% 13
County Armagh +5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (57.14%) Python
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Ansible
5 12 (42.86%) Kubernetes
6 11 (39.29%) Docker
6 11 (39.29%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) Puppet
7 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 9 (32.14%) Ruby
8 9 (32.14%) Finance
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (21.43%) Degree
11 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.86%) Open Source
12 5 (17.86%) SaaS
12 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
12 5 (17.86%) Blockchain
12 5 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (14.29%) etcd
13 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
13 4 (14.29%) Site Reliability 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) SaaS
3 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.57%) G Suite
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) SMPP
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
3 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Blockchain
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (3.57%) GoCD
6 1 (3.57%) Gradle
6 1 (3.57%) gulp
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Blockchain Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) SAML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) boto
4 1 (3.57%) COM
4 1 (3.57%) Django
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (10.71%) Microservices
6 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) Bash Shell
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Ruby
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.71%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) OSCP
3 3 (10.71%) SANS
4 2 (7.14%) RHCE
4 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GCP
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) etcd
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
1 12 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 11 (39.29%) Puppet
3 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.71%) Terraform
5 2 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (7.14%) Grafana
5 2 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 2 (7.14%) Salt
6 1 (3.57%) logstash
6 1 (3.57%) Mesos
6 1 (3.57%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Nintex