Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 69 41
Rank change year-on-year +36 -28 +35
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 62 55 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.55% 4.12% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 4.49% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 69
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% -17.00%
10th Percentile £38,900 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,950 £58,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 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 860 1,224 1,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.91% 91.75% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1,005 1,052
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,550 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +20 42 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Taunton - 12 £45,750 - 6
Clevedon +17 3 £50,000 -
Street - 1 £77,500 - 1
Yeovil - 1 £92,500 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 27 (43.55%) Configuration Management
3 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (37.10%) Jenkins
5 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (29.03%) Puppet
7 18 (29.03%) Ansible
8 17 (27.42%) Python
9 14 (22.58%) Java
9 14 (22.58%) VMware
10 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (20.97%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (19.35%) Docker
12 11 (17.74%) Scrum
12 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
12 11 (17.74%) Deployment Automation
13 10 (16.13%) Big Data
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
13 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
14 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
14 9 (14.52%) Hadoop
15 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (12.90%) Retail
15 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
15 8 (12.90%) Apache
15 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
16 7 (11.29%) Analytics

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 8 (12.90%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) nginx
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) Network Security
3 5 (8.06%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) SSH
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) WLAN
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Big Data
2 9 (14.52%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.29%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.84%) Riak
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Redis
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (9.68%) GitLab
5 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) JMeter
5 4 (6.45%) Selenium
5 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
8 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 8 (12.90%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 11 (17.74%) DevOps Manager
4 10 (16.13%) Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (9.68%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Server Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Junior DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Junior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) RESTful
1 6 (9.68%) Software Packaging
2 5 (8.06%) Apache Flex
2 5 (8.06%) JSON
2 5 (8.06%) Spring
2 5 (8.06%) Web Services
3 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) LAMP
4 2 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.23%) Sass
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Debian
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Configuration Management
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.74%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (17.74%) Scrum
3 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
4 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.29%) Analytics
5 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.29%) Microservices
6 6 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Data Science
8 4 (6.45%) Digital Analytics
8 4 (6.45%) High Availability
8 4 (6.45%) Line Management
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) SDLC
8 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Python
2 14 (22.58%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.29%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Perl
6 6 (9.68%) Ruby
7 5 (8.06%) PHP
8 4 (6.45%) Erlang
9 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.23%) Go
11 1 (1.61%) Groovy
11 1 (1.61%) Java 8
11 1 (1.61%) Scala
11 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) CCNA
1 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.35%) Docker
3 6 (9.68%) KVM
4 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (3.23%) Corosync
6 2 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Ansible
1 18 (29.03%) Puppet
2 13 (20.97%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.84%) Terraform
5 2 (3.23%) Ganeti
5 2 (3.23%) Marathon
5 2 (3.23%) Mesos
5 2 (3.23%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) VMware
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) Juniper
6 1 (1.61%) Rackspace