Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 18 10
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 128 52 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 24.02% 9.52% 13.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.10% 10.28% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 169 33 66
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £110,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -9.52%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 510 506 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 95.68% 92.67% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 410 417 552
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,150
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Sheffield

DevOps
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Sheffield.

Salary trend for DevOps in Sheffield

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 104 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (57.03%) Docker
2 73 (57.03%) Kubernetes
3 68 (53.13%) Terraform
4 64 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 63 (49.22%) Java
6 58 (45.31%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (43.75%) Python
7 56 (43.75%) Ruby
8 55 (42.97%) AWS
9 53 (41.41%) Puppet
10 51 (39.84%) Go
11 50 (39.06%) Azure
12 49 (38.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 45 (35.16%) Software Engineering
14 42 (32.81%) Problem-Solving
15 40 (31.25%) SQL
15 40 (31.25%) Linux
16 39 (30.47%) Deployment Automation
17 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (28.91%) Migration
19 36 (28.13%) Configuration Management
19 36 (28.13%) SaltStack
19 36 (28.13%) Pulumi
20 35 (27.34%) C#
20 35 (27.34%) JavaScript
21 32 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
22 31 (24.22%) Microservices
23 25 (19.53%) Open Source
23 25 (19.53%) Ansible

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (4.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 55 (42.97%) AWS
2 50 (39.06%) Azure
3 49 (38.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (28.13%) Pulumi
5 18 (14.06%) Amazon EKS
5 18 (14.06%) Datadog
6 15 (11.72%) GCP
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.91%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.91%) Serverless
8 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) MySQL
2 19 (14.84%) MongoDB
3 18 (14.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (14.06%) Cosmos DB
3 18 (14.06%) MariaDB
3 18 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (14.06%) Redis
4 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.28%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.91%) JUnit
4 5 (3.91%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.78%) GitLab
5 1 (0.78%) Postman
5 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 6 (4.69%) Games
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (34.38%) Software Engineer
3 34 (26.56%) AWS DevOps
3 34 (26.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 34 (26.56%) AWS Engineer
3 34 (26.56%) Azure Engineer
4 29 (22.66%) Java Engineer
4 29 (22.66%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (14.06%) Azure DevOps
5 18 (14.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 17 (13.28%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (3.91%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (3.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (0.78%) Developer
9 1 (0.78%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (0.78%) Test Engineer
9 1 (0.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 15 (11.72%) Vue.js
3 7 (5.47%) Kafka
4 6 (4.69%) Apache Flex
5 5 (3.91%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.91%) RESTful
5 5 (3.91%) Spring
5 5 (3.91%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.91%) Web Services
5 5 (3.91%) YAML
6 2 (1.56%) .NET
6 2 (1.56%) HTML
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) CSS3
7 1 (0.78%) HTML5
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) React
7 1 (0.78%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (14.06%) Enterprise Cloud
2 18 (14.06%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.69%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.25%) Linux
2 16 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 45 (35.16%) Software Engineering
4 42 (32.81%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (30.47%) Deployment Automation
6 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (28.91%) Migration
8 36 (28.13%) Configuration Management
9 31 (24.22%) Microservices
10 25 (19.53%) Open Source
11 18 (14.06%) Analytics
11 18 (14.06%) Web Application Development
12 16 (12.50%) Data Security
12 16 (12.50%) Scrum
12 16 (12.50%) TDD
13 15 (11.72%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 15 (11.72%) OOP
13 15 (11.72%) SOLID
13 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) Java
2 56 (43.75%) Python
2 56 (43.75%) Ruby
3 51 (39.84%) Go
4 40 (31.25%) SQL
5 35 (27.34%) C#
5 35 (27.34%) JavaScript
6 23 (17.97%) Bash Shell
7 18 (14.06%) Groovy
7 18 (14.06%) PHP
7 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
7 18 (14.06%) TypeScript
8 15 (11.72%) C++
8 15 (11.72%) Kotlin
8 15 (11.72%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Degree
System Software
1 73 (57.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 73 (57.03%) Kubernetes
2 68 (53.13%) Terraform
3 58 (45.31%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (41.41%) Puppet
5 25 (19.53%) Ansible
6 18 (14.06%) Grafana
6 18 (14.06%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (28.13%) SaltStack
2 22 (17.19%) Oracle
3 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.06%) New Relic
4 16 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat