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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 24 44 26
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 -15
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 101 39 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.00% 6.94% 7.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 7.20% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 15
10th Percentile £44,000 £27,950 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,625 £31,563 £33,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -14.29%
75th Percentile £61,250 £77,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £78,750 £59,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 859 542 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 93.57% 96.44% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 348 281 162
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,775
25th Percentile £34,188 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +22 99 £52,500 -4.55% 13
County Armagh 0 1 £42,500 +54.55%
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 86 (85.15%) Agile
2 77 (76.24%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (55.45%) AWS
4 52 (51.49%) Kubernetes
5 51 (50.50%) Linux
6 50 (49.50%) Azure
7 48 (47.52%) Python
8 34 (33.66%) .NET
9 33 (32.67%) Docker
10 32 (31.68%) Build Automation
11 31 (30.69%) Software Testing
12 30 (29.70%) Bash
13 29 (28.71%) Ansible
13 29 (28.71%) Presales
14 28 (27.72%) Prototyping
14 28 (27.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 28 (27.72%) Social Skills
14 28 (27.72%) Public Sector
14 28 (27.72%) Rapid Prototyping
14 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
14 28 (27.72%) Security Cleared
14 28 (27.72%) Firewall
14 28 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (26.73%) Finance
16 25 (24.75%) GCP
17 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
18 23 (22.77%) Microservices
18 23 (22.77%) Spring Boot
19 20 (19.80%) Cloud Native
19 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure as Code

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 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 56 (55.45%) AWS
2 50 (49.50%) Azure
3 25 (24.75%) GCP
4 11 (10.89%) SaaS
5 5 (4.95%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (3.96%) Basecamp
7 3 (2.97%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.98%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (1.98%) IaaS
8 2 (1.98%) PaaS
8 2 (1.98%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.98%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.99%) Azure AKS
9 1 (0.99%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.72%) Firewall
2 18 (17.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) Data Lake
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.99%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.99%) GitLab
4 1 (0.99%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (27.72%) Public Sector
1 28 (27.72%) Social Skills
2 27 (26.73%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Law
4 5 (4.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (51.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (36.63%) Graduate
3 19 (18.81%) Software Testing Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Testing Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Developer
5 10 (9.90%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Data Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Scrum Master
6 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Software Engineer
7 2 (1.98%) Senior Data Engineer
7 2 (1.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (0.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (0.99%) Lead Developer
8 1 (0.99%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (0.99%) Senior Developer
8 1 (0.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (0.99%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.66%) .NET
2 23 (22.77%) Spring Boot
3 19 (18.81%) .NET Core
3 19 (18.81%) Kafka
4 18 (17.82%) REST
5 14 (13.86%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
6 10 (9.90%) jQuery
6 10 (9.90%) WCF
7 4 (3.96%) HTML
7 4 (3.96%) React
7 4 (3.96%) Spring
8 2 (1.98%) ATL
9 1 (0.99%) AWS Amplify
9 1 (0.99%) Node.js
9 1 (0.99%) NumPy
9 1 (0.99%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.99%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Cloud Native
2 19 (18.81%) Derivative
3 18 (17.82%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (50.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (85.15%) Agile
2 77 (76.24%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (31.68%) Build Automation
4 31 (30.69%) Software Testing
5 29 (28.71%) Presales
6 28 (27.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 28 (27.72%) Prototyping
6 28 (27.72%) Rapid Prototyping
6 28 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
8 23 (22.77%) Microservices
9 20 (19.80%) Computer Science
9 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure as Code
9 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
10 19 (18.81%) Chaos Engineering
10 19 (18.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 19 (18.81%) Critical Thinking
10 19 (18.81%) Functional Testing
10 19 (18.81%) Low Latency
10 19 (18.81%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) Python
2 30 (29.70%) Bash
3 16 (15.84%) C#
4 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.90%) SQL
6 8 (7.92%) Java
7 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.98%) Go
9 1 (0.99%) Groovy
9 1 (0.99%) R
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) Rust
9 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
1 28 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (19.80%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) Accessibility
1 18 (17.82%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (32.67%) Docker
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (9.90%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (51.49%) Kubernetes
2 29 (28.71%) Ansible
3 3 (2.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) SAP
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco
4 1 (0.99%) Coverity
4 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Splunk
4 1 (0.99%) Veeam
4 1 (0.99%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Xamarin