Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 22 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 42 77 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.57% 10.20% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 11.16% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 60 10
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £41,175 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £87,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 503 690 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.63% 91.39% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 326 426 275
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £23,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -2 40 £45,000 -10.00% 5
County Down - 1 £32,500 - 1
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 31 (73.81%) Azure
2 30 (71.43%) AWS
3 26 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (61.90%) C#
3 26 (61.90%) .NET
4 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 19 (45.24%) Oracle
6 19 (45.24%) HTML
6 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 19 (45.24%) Unit Testing
7 18 (42.86%) Entity Framework
7 18 (42.86%) TDD
7 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 18 (42.86%) CSS
8 17 (40.48%) MVC
9 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
9 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (35.71%) System Testing
10 15 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (33.33%) RESTful
11 14 (33.33%) Python
11 14 (33.33%) Scrum
12 13 (30.95%) RDBMS
12 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (30.95%) Web Services
12 13 (30.95%) jQuery
12 13 (30.95%) Integration Testing
12 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
12 13 (30.95%) CQRS

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 6 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 31 (73.81%) Azure
2 30 (71.43%) AWS
3 4 (9.52%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.38%) GCP
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) RDBMS
1 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Octopus Deploy
1 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.76%) GitLab
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) JMeter
3 2 (4.76%) Postman
4 1 (2.38%) Appium
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Developer
4 11 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.38%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
3 18 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 18 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (33.33%) RESTful
6 13 (30.95%) jQuery
6 13 (30.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (30.95%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) Node.js
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Core
9 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.76%) Spring
11 1 (2.38%) HTML5
11 1 (2.38%) React
11 1 (2.38%) Sass
11 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) Unit Testing
4 18 (42.86%) TDD
5 17 (40.48%) MVC
6 15 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (35.71%) System Testing
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
8 13 (30.95%) CQRS
8 13 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (30.95%) Integration Testing
8 13 (30.95%) Requirements Gathering
9 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.90%) Analytics
11 5 (11.90%) BDD
11 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (11.90%) Hardware Maintenance
11 5 (11.90%) Release Management
12 4 (9.52%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) F#
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.29%) KVM
2 6 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin