Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 26 44 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.90% 7.80% 8.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 8.71% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 41
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +25.00%
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 318 505 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.66% 89.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 198 361 386
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,375 £62,500 £61,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,053 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.05% +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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 -13 16 £45,000 -0.55% 15
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 14 (53.85%) AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 11 (42.31%) Route 53
4 11 (42.31%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (42.31%) Amazon S3
4 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) Docker
7 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
8 7 (26.92%) Terraform
8 7 (26.92%) Ansible
8 7 (26.92%) Puppet
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) CentOS
9 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
9 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 6 (23.08%) Apache
9 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
9 6 (23.08%) nginx

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 (23.08%) Apache
1 6 (23.08%) nginx
1 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 5 (19.23%) Apache Pulsar
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) AWS
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon S3
2 11 (42.31%) Route 53
3 6 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (19.23%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (15.38%) Azure
6 2 (7.69%) GCP
7 1 (3.85%) PaaS
7 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
7 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) OpenVPN
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) GitLab
3 6 (23.08%) Subversion
3 6 (23.08%) Travis CI
4 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
5 4 (15.38%) Gradle
5 4 (15.38%) Maven
6 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.85%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Site Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) React
2 5 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (19.23%) Kafka
2 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 5 (19.23%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (19.23%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) Node.js
3 4 (15.38%) Spring
3 4 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.85%) React Native
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) CentOS
2 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure as Code
3 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (23.08%) Microservices
4 6 (23.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
6 4 (15.38%) DevSecOps
6 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Trunk-Based Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (19.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (19.23%) Grafana
2 5 (19.23%) Munin
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Lets Encrypt
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin