Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 29 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +9
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 35 38 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.38% 7.51% 10.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.67% 8.28% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 60
10th Percentile £29,000 " £47,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 "
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.11% -10.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £67,188
90th Percentile £56,350 £60,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +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 362 459 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.05% 90.71% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 226 272 457
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,150
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -5 23 £44,750 -0.56% 12
County Armagh - 2 £32,500 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (40.00%) AWS
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
4 11 (31.43%) Route 53
4 11 (31.43%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (31.43%) Amazon S3
4 11 (31.43%) Azure
5 10 (28.57%) Degree
5 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.71%) Python
7 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
7 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 8 (22.86%) Ruby
7 8 (22.86%) C#
7 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
8 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.00%) Docker
8 7 (20.00%) React
8 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.14%) CentOS
9 6 (17.14%) nginx
9 6 (17.14%) JIRA
9 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu

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 (17.14%) Apache
1 6 (17.14%) nginx
2 5 (14.29%) Apache Pulsar
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Headless CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) AWS
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (31.43%) Amazon S3
2 11 (31.43%) Azure
2 11 (31.43%) Route 53
3 6 (17.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.86%) GCP
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) Power BI
6 1 (2.86%) QlikView
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.14%) GitLab
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Subversion
3 6 (17.14%) Travis CI
4 5 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 4 (11.43%) Gradle
5 4 (11.43%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Appium
6 2 (5.71%) Postman
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.86%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Solutions Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Test Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) React
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) Kafka
3 5 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
3 5 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (14.29%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.71%) Jest
6 2 (5.71%) Node.js
6 2 (5.71%) Redux
6 2 (5.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (14.29%) User Experience
4 4 (11.43%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (8.57%) Internet of Things
5 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) CentOS
2 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
6 6 (17.14%) Microservices
6 6 (17.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.43%) Dependency Management
8 4 (11.43%) DevSecOps
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.57%) Trunk-Based Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) Ruby
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (14.29%) AWS Certification
4 3 (8.57%) HNC
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Postfix
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Ansible
1 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (14.29%) Grafana
2 5 (14.29%) Munin
2 5 (14.29%) Nagios
2 5 (14.29%) Prometheus
2 5 (14.29%) Terraform
3 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Lets Encrypt
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.86%) Facebook
4 1 (2.86%) Google