Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 55 68
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 70 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.21% 5.23% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 5.61% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 49
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £40,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.70% -22.38% +35.48%
10th Percentile £32,350 £31,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £92,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -11.46% +6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,025 1,195 1,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.95% 93.36% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 872 920 965
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,197 £26,700 £26,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Bath +8 45 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Taunton +17 11 £41,765 +19.33% 1
Glastonbury - 7 £44,250 - 2
Clevedon - 1 - -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 42 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (51.43%) Jenkins
3 36 (51.43%) Linux
4 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (35.71%) Puppet
6 24 (34.29%) Test Automation
6 24 (34.29%) VMware
6 24 (34.29%) Java
7 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (31.43%) E-Commerce
9 21 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (28.57%) Microservices
10 20 (28.57%) C#
11 19 (27.14%) Configuration Management
12 18 (25.71%) Red Hat
12 18 (25.71%) Apache
12 18 (25.71%) Tomcat
12 18 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (24.29%) Docker
13 17 (24.29%) Retail
14 15 (21.43%) Scrum
14 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
14 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (17.14%) Ansible
16 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.14%) .NET
17 11 (15.71%) Python
18 10 (14.29%) Kubernetes

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 18 (25.71%) Apache
1 18 (25.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 42 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.14%) Office 365
5 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.29%) SaaS
6 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.86%) PaaS
6 2 (2.86%) Serverless
7 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.43%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.43%) Skype
2 1 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.43%) Flink
6 1 (1.43%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.86%) Selenium
4 7 (10.00%) JMeter
4 7 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (8.57%) Vagrant
5 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.14%) Maven
6 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.71%) Ant
7 4 (5.71%) GoCD
7 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.29%) Gradle
9 2 (2.86%) JIRA
10 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (24.29%) Retail
2 4 (5.71%) Games
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 20 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Azure Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Junior
9 4 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) Velocity
2 8 (11.43%) Web Services
3 6 (8.57%) RESTful
3 6 (8.57%) Spring Boot
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) Node.js
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (5.71%) Lucene
5 4 (5.71%) Spring
6 3 (4.29%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.29%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) React
7 2 (2.86%) Sass
7 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Fintech
3 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (51.43%) Linux
2 18 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 4 (5.71%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.43%) Debian
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Test Automation
3 22 (31.43%) E-Commerce
4 20 (28.57%) Microservices
5 19 (27.14%) Configuration Management
6 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 15 (21.43%) Scrum
7 9 (12.86%) Coaching
7 9 (12.86%) Kanban
7 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.86%) TDD
8 8 (11.43%) BDD
8 8 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.57%) Project Management
10 6 (8.57%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) C#
3 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.71%) Python
5 9 (12.86%) Ruby
6 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.71%) Groovy
8 4 (5.71%) SQL
9 3 (4.29%) Perl
10 2 (2.86%) Java 8
10 2 (2.86%) PHP
10 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.43%) C
11 1 (1.43%) Go
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCSD
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) RHCE
5 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.29%) Docker
3 4 (5.71%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.29%) LXC
5 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.43%) Gluster
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) iptables
5 1 (1.43%) KVM
5 1 (1.43%) Snort
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) Puppet
2 21 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.14%) Ansible
4 10 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.57%) Packer
6 5 (7.14%) Terraform
7 1 (1.43%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.43%) Grafana
7 1 (1.43%) Graylog
7 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.43%) Istio
7 1 (1.43%) Kibana
7 1 (1.43%) Nagios
7 1 (1.43%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) VMware
2 18 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) hybris
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) Infobright
6 1 (1.43%) New Relic
6 1 (1.43%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.43%) Qualys
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk