Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 8 35
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27 +15
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 19 93 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.81% 16.32% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 18.20% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 21
Median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £87,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +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 314 511 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.02% 89.65% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 131 348 271
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -22 18 £45,000 -25.00% 6
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (68.42%) Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (36.84%) AWS
4 7 (36.84%) Docker
5 6 (31.58%) GCP
5 6 (31.58%) GitHub
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) JMeter
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) System Testing
6 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (26.32%) Go
6 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Terraform
6 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (26.32%) Postman
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning

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 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Azure
2 7 (36.84%) AWS
3 6 (31.58%) GCP
3 6 (31.58%) GitHub
4 3 (15.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
2 5 (26.32%) Postman
2 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Test Leader
1 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) React
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) TensorFlow
2 3 (15.79%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Robotics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (26.32%) Software Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Go
3 5 (26.32%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) Google Apps Script
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (26.32%) Terraform
2 3 (15.79%) Kibana
2 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Automation Anywhere
2 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) UiPath
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk