Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 28 28
Rank change year-on-year +25 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 67 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 21.54% 6.07% 7.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.54% 7.85% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 17
Shropshire median annual salary £51,250 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +25.00% +5.89%
10th Percentile £30,500 £47,500 £40,508
90th Percentile £61,250 £82,500 £69,750
West Midlands median annual salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.82% - +22.22%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 273 242 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 87.78% 77.32% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 158 182 256
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -5.19% -10.47%
10th Percentile £22,100 £25,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,125 £65,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Shropshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Shropshire.

Salary trend for DevOps in Shropshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Shropshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Shropshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
Telford +18 65 £51,250 -18.00% 19
Ludlow - 2 £40,000 -
DevOps
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (71.64%) Open Source
3 39 (58.21%) Jenkins
4 38 (56.72%) Docker
4 38 (56.72%) Terraform
5 36 (53.73%) Kubernetes
5 36 (53.73%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (52.24%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (52.24%) Microservices
7 34 (50.75%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (49.25%) Configuration Management
9 32 (47.76%) Java
9 32 (47.76%) Puppet
10 31 (46.27%) Linux
10 31 (46.27%) Ansible
11 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
12 27 (40.30%) IT Strategy
13 25 (37.31%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (35.82%) Git (software)
15 23 (34.33%) NoSQL
16 22 (32.84%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (32.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (31.34%) Python
17 21 (31.34%) SQL
17 21 (31.34%) Packer
18 19 (28.36%) Ruby
18 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
18 19 (28.36%) High Availability
19 18 (26.87%) Consul

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 11 (16.42%) OpenStack
2 9 (13.43%) SAS
3 2 (2.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (53.73%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (32.84%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (16.42%) PaaS
5 7 (10.45%) iPaaS
5 7 (10.45%) OpenShift
6 6 (8.96%) GitHub
7 1 (1.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.94%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (11.94%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.94%) Pentaho
3 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (2.99%) Power BI
4 2 (2.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.99%) SAS EBI
4 2 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (58.21%) Jenkins
2 24 (35.82%) Git (software)
3 22 (32.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (17.91%) Vagrant
5 9 (13.43%) Maven
6 8 (11.94%) Artifactory
6 8 (11.94%) Bitbucket
7 6 (8.96%) GitLab
8 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.97%) Hudson
8 4 (5.97%) Mockito
8 4 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (5.97%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.97%) Subversion
8 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.99%) JIRA
10 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.96%) Marketing
2 5 (7.46%) Publishing
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Designer
6 5 (7.46%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Content Designer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.99%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Spring
2 10 (14.93%) Node.js
3 9 (13.43%) Apache Camel
3 9 (13.43%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (13.43%) React
3 9 (13.43%) REST
4 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.94%) Dropwizard
5 7 (10.45%) OAuth
5 7 (10.45%) SAML
6 5 (7.46%) Play Framework
6 5 (7.46%) Spring Integration
7 4 (5.97%) RESTful
7 4 (5.97%) WireMock
8 3 (4.48%) Kafka
9 2 (2.99%) CSS
9 2 (2.99%) HTML
10 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) NHS
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.96%) CentOS
5 2 (2.99%) Windows
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (71.64%) Open Source
3 35 (52.24%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (52.24%) Microservices
4 34 (50.75%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 33 (49.25%) Configuration Management
6 29 (43.28%) Software Engineering
7 27 (40.30%) IT Strategy
8 25 (37.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (28.36%) High Availability
9 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
10 13 (19.40%) E-Procurement
11 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (14.93%) Sprint Planning
13 9 (13.43%) Data Analytics
13 9 (13.43%) Decision-Making
13 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (13.43%) Pair Programming
13 9 (13.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) Python
2 21 (31.34%) SQL
3 19 (28.36%) Ruby
4 15 (22.39%) Go
5 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.46%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) AWS Certification
2 5 (7.46%) RHCE
2 5 (7.46%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.48%) CCENT
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (56.72%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) NFS
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (56.72%) Terraform
2 36 (53.73%) Kubernetes
3 32 (47.76%) Puppet
4 31 (46.27%) Ansible
5 21 (31.34%) Packer
6 18 (26.87%) Consul
6 18 (26.87%) Docker Swarm
6 18 (26.87%) Opsview
7 10 (14.93%) Grafana
7 10 (14.93%) Graphite
8 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (8.96%) Prometheus
10 4 (5.97%) Nagios
10 4 (5.97%) Salt
10 4 (5.97%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.49%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.94%) Cloudera
2 8 (11.94%) Google
3 7 (10.45%) Atlassian
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) Splunk