Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +4
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 40 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.00% 5.25% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 5.70% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 43
Somerset median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,188 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £59,750
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 921 1,140 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 92.10% 92.01% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 632 974 970
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,225
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
Bath +7 31 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Taunton -3 4 £47,029 +27.11% 7
Street - 1 £77,500 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 15 (37.50%) Ansible
6 13 (32.50%) Python
7 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (27.50%) Puppet
7 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
9 8 (20.00%) Analytics
10 7 (17.50%) Docker
10 7 (17.50%) C#
10 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
10 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
10 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (15.00%) SaaS
11 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
11 6 (15.00%) Network Security
11 6 (15.00%) Software Packaging
11 6 (15.00%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.00%) Scrum
11 6 (15.00%) Firewall
12 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.50%) GitLab
12 5 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (12.50%) Ruby

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 4 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) SaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
1 6 (15.00%) Network Security
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
4 2 (5.00%) Riak
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) GitLab
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) JMeter
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) DevOps Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (15.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) LAMP
3 2 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Debian
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Data Science
9 3 (7.50%) Line Management
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Release Management
9 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) Erlang
7 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.50%) Corosync
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Ansible
2 11 (27.50%) Puppet
3 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.50%) Terraform
6 2 (5.00%) Ganeti
6 2 (5.00%) Marathon
6 2 (5.00%) Mesos
7 1 (2.50%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.50%) Nmap
7 1 (2.50%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) Rackspace