Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 31 61
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 -32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 114 61 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.18% 7.19% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.59% 7.87% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 106 58 50
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £32,374 £36,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,500 £52,625
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 687 775 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.48% 91.39% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 597 655 981
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 70 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Taunton +3 22 £38,187 -16.53%
Wells - 6 - -
Street +8 5 £67,500 -25.00%
Bridgwater - 4 £32,575 - 1
Clevedon -7 3 £50,000 -
Yeovil +6 2 £49,500 -46.49%
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (59.65%) Azure
2 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.61%) C#
4 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 36 (31.58%) Scrum
5 36 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
6 32 (28.07%) Unit Testing
7 30 (26.32%) Git (software)
8 29 (25.44%) .NET
8 29 (25.44%) MVC
9 26 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (22.81%) Sass
10 25 (21.93%) SQL Server
10 25 (21.93%) Linux
11 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 24 (21.05%) CSS
11 24 (21.05%) Subversion
11 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (21.05%) .NET Framework
12 23 (20.18%) Entity Framework
13 22 (19.30%) AWS
14 21 (18.42%) HTML
14 21 (18.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 20 (17.54%) Visual Studio
15 20 (17.54%) Python
16 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
16 18 (15.79%) Docker
17 17 (14.91%) Ansible
17 17 (14.91%) AngularJS

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 7 (6.14%) Apache
2 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.63%) nginx
5 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (59.65%) Azure
2 22 (19.30%) AWS
3 12 (10.53%) SaaS
4 11 (9.65%) npm
5 10 (8.77%) GCP
6 7 (6.14%) IaaS
7 6 (5.26%) Serverless
8 4 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.88%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) DNS
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) VLAN
3 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) Big Data
3 13 (11.40%) Geospatial Data
4 12 (10.53%) GIS
5 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.51%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.63%) Redis
7 3 (2.63%) Riak
8 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.05%) Subversion
3 20 (17.54%) Visual Studio
4 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.65%) webpack
6 9 (7.89%) Selenium
6 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 8 (7.02%) GitLab
8 5 (4.39%) NCrunch
8 5 (4.39%) ReSharper
8 5 (4.39%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.39%) TestComplete
8 5 (4.39%) TestRail
9 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.63%) MSTest
10 3 (2.63%) NUnit
10 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Local Government
2 3 (2.63%) Marketing
2 3 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
3 2 (1.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Publishing
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Developer
2 15 (13.16%) Software Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Angular Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Data Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Administrator
7 6 (5.26%) Graduate
7 6 (5.26%) Head of IT
7 6 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.39%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) .NET
2 26 (22.81%) Sass
3 24 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (21.05%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) Entity Framework
5 21 (18.42%) HTML
6 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.40%) HTML5
9 12 (10.53%) Ajax
9 12 (10.53%) CSS3
9 12 (10.53%) LESS
9 12 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (9.65%) WCF
11 10 (8.77%) Vue.js
12 6 (5.26%) .NET Core
12 6 (5.26%) Node.js
12 6 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Windows
3 8 (7.02%) CentOS
4 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.75%) Unix
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) Scrum
2 36 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 32 (28.07%) Unit Testing
4 29 (25.44%) MVC
5 26 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (18.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
9 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.65%) BDD
11 11 (9.65%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (8.77%) User Stories
12 10 (8.77%) Web Development
13 9 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (7.02%) Exploratory Testing
14 8 (7.02%) ITIL
14 8 (7.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.61%) C#
2 32 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.54%) Python
4 17 (14.91%) TypeScript
5 13 (11.40%) Java
5 13 (11.40%) SQL
6 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.26%) Ruby
7 6 (5.26%) Scala
8 5 (4.39%) Go
8 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.75%) Erlang
10 2 (1.75%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) Java 8
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (7.89%) Degree
3 8 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) RHCE
5 2 (1.75%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (15.79%) Docker
2 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.51%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) Ansible
2 16 (14.04%) Puppet
3 15 (13.16%) Kubernetes
4 11 (9.65%) Terraform
5 9 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.51%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.75%) Grafana
7 2 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.14%) Google
4 5 (4.39%) VMware
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) Percona