Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 43 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.41% 7.31% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 8.08% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 9
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +25.00% +12.68%
10th Percentile £28,750 £48,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £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 517 569 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.14% 90.46% 91.03%
Number of salaries quoted 401 336 279
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +7 41 £55,000 +10.00% 11
County Down - 1 £32,500 - 1
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 27 (62.79%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) AWS
3 23 (53.49%) Azure
3 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (48.84%) MVC
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
6 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
6 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (44.19%) CSS
7 19 (44.19%) HTML
7 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (44.19%) Oracle
8 18 (41.86%) TDD
8 18 (41.86%) Scrum
8 18 (41.86%) RESTful
9 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
9 17 (39.53%) Web Services
9 17 (39.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (34.88%) CQRS
10 15 (34.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
10 15 (34.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (34.88%) RDBMS
10 15 (34.88%) Integration Testing
10 15 (34.88%) jQuery
10 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
10 15 (34.88%) Domain-Driven Design

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 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (58.14%) AWS
2 23 (53.49%) Azure
3 6 (13.95%) SaaS
4 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.33%) GCP
5 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) RDBMS
1 15 (34.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (6.98%) GIS
4 3 (6.98%) Hazelcast
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 15 (34.88%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.98%) GitLab
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.33%) Appium
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Japanese Language
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) .NET
2 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
5 18 (41.86%) RESTful
6 17 (39.53%) Web Services
7 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
7 15 (34.88%) Entity Framework
7 15 (34.88%) jQuery
7 15 (34.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.28%) Spring
9 4 (9.30%) Angular 2
9 4 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.30%) REST
9 4 (9.30%) SOAP
10 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (6.98%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (48.84%) MVC
4 18 (41.86%) Scrum
4 18 (41.86%) TDD
5 17 (39.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (39.53%) Unit Testing
6 15 (34.88%) CQRS
6 15 (34.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 15 (34.88%) Integration Testing
6 15 (34.88%) System Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Microservices
8 4 (9.30%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) Coaching
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (6.98%) High Availability
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) F#
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Telerik
4 1 (2.33%) arcserve
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) CommVault
4 1 (2.33%) Facebook
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Veeam
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin