Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 67 67
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 +35
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 76 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.09% 3.94% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 4.33% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 24
Somerset median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% -5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £59,625 £56,600
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +8.33%

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 1,122 1,132 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 89.98% 91.00% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 954 949 914
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +1 50 £47,500 - 4
Glastonbury - 7 £44,250 -
Taunton +18 5 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Clevedon - 1 - -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 44 (57.89%) Linux
2 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (48.68%) Docker
4 34 (44.74%) Java
5 33 (43.42%) Scrum
6 30 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
7 29 (38.16%) Microservices
8 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 28 (36.84%) TDD
9 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
10 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (31.58%) Puppet
12 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (30.26%) Ansible
13 21 (27.63%) Web Services
13 21 (27.63%) RESTful
14 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
14 20 (26.32%) Unix
14 20 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (25.00%) Node.js
16 18 (23.68%) OpenStack
16 18 (23.68%) HTML
17 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
17 17 (22.37%) VMware
17 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
17 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (22.37%) JSON
17 17 (22.37%) Mentoring
18 16 (21.05%) 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 (23.68%) OpenStack
2 13 (17.11%) Apache
3 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.63%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.32%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 30 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (3.95%) PaaS
5 2 (2.63%) Office 365
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.32%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.32%) IPv4
2 1 (1.32%) IPv6
2 1 (1.32%) NetScreen
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) Skype
2 1 (1.32%) SNMP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.58%) Big Data
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.95%) Flink
4 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.63%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.32%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.32%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.32%) Riak
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
3 7 (9.21%) Selenium
4 6 (7.89%) GoCD
4 6 (7.89%) Vagrant
5 5 (6.58%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.58%) Maven
6 4 (5.26%) Ant
6 4 (5.26%) JIRA
7 3 (3.95%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.95%) Gradle
7 3 (3.95%) JMeter
7 3 (3.95%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.63%) GitLab
8 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.21%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (13.16%) Junior
6 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Junior Software Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Java Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Java Software Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (6.58%) Administrator
11 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) RESTful
1 21 (27.63%) Web Services
2 19 (25.00%) Node.js
3 18 (23.68%) HTML
4 17 (22.37%) JSON
5 15 (19.74%) React
6 14 (18.42%) Velocity
7 9 (11.84%) Spring
8 8 (10.53%) Spring Boot
9 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.58%) .NET
10 5 (6.58%) CSS
10 5 (6.58%) J2EE
11 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
11 4 (5.26%) jQuery
11 4 (5.26%) Lucene
11 4 (5.26%) REST
11 4 (5.26%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Linux
2 20 (26.32%) Unix
3 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Windows
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.63%) FreeBSD
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Debian
7 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Scrum
3 29 (38.16%) Microservices
3 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
4 28 (36.84%) TDD
5 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 17 (22.37%) E-Commerce
7 17 (22.37%) Mentoring
8 15 (19.74%) Software Delivery
9 12 (15.79%) Coaching
9 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 11 (14.47%) Open Source
10 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
12 9 (11.84%) BDD
12 9 (11.84%) Project Management
13 8 (10.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) Java
2 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) Python
4 9 (11.84%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
5 4 (5.26%) SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) ES6
7 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.32%) Go
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) RHCE
4 1 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (48.68%) Docker
2 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) VirtualBox
4 5 (6.58%) LXC
5 3 (3.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.63%) KVM
7 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.32%) Corosync
7 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.32%) Gluster
7 1 (1.32%) iptables
7 1 (1.32%) Snort
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.32%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Puppet
2 23 (30.26%) Ansible
3 16 (21.05%) Kubernetes
3 16 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.89%) Packer
5 5 (6.58%) Terraform
6 2 (2.63%) Grafana
6 2 (2.63%) StackStorm
7 1 (1.32%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.32%) Ganeti
7 1 (1.32%) Graylog
7 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.32%) Icinga
7 1 (1.32%) Kibana
7 1 (1.32%) Marathon
7 1 (1.32%) Mesos
7 1 (1.32%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.32%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.32%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) VMware
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) hybris
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Infobright
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) New Relic
6 1 (1.32%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.32%) Qualys
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk