Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 48 41
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 27 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.46% 4.61% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 4.93% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +12.68% -18.86%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,500 £30,600
90th Percentile £70,750 £42,500 £40,800
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 374 426 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.47% 93.42% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 277 267 245
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +7.38%
10th Percentile £24,150 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +11 25 £60,000 - 12
County Armagh +9 1 £45,000 +12.50%
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 14 (51.85%) Python
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
4 13 (48.15%) Ansible
5 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 12 (44.44%) Puppet
6 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (37.04%) Docker
7 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
9 7 (25.93%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (25.93%) Open Source
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 6 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (22.22%) Perl
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) CSS
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (18.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 5 (18.52%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.70%) G Suite
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) SMPP
3 2 (7.41%) SMS
3 2 (7.41%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) Blockchain
3 2 (7.41%) Hazelcast
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (3.70%) GoCD
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) gulp
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) JSON
2 5 (18.52%) REST
2 5 (18.52%) SAML
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) CoreOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Open Source
4 5 (18.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Bash Shell
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CISSP
1 5 (18.52%) OSCP
1 5 (18.52%) SANS
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) RHCE
2 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) etcd
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Ansible
2 12 (44.44%) Puppet
3 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
5 3 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (11.11%) Salt
6 2 (7.41%) Grafana
6 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
6 2 (7.41%) Terraform
7 1 (3.70%) CloudForms
7 1 (3.70%) logstash
7 1 (3.70%) Mesos
7 1 (3.70%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Nintex
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat