Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 49 32
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17 +33
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 117 56 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 13.72% 5.18% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.62% 5.73% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 135 48 88
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +20.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £74,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +17.65%

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 749 977 1,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 87.81% 90.38% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 631 672 905
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,029 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.07% +5.07% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,197
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £60,150
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Somerset.

Salary trend for DevOps in Somerset

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Somerset over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 +29 81 £47,500 -13.64% 20
Taunton +12 12 £53,869 +42.74% 4
Street +3 8 £67,500 -23.94%
Clevedon - 7 £25,000 -
Wells - 5 - -
Bridgwater - 2 £65,000 -
Weston-super-Mare +30 1 £55,000 - 1
Portishead - 1 - -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (44.44%) Azure
2 38 (32.48%) Test Automation
3 37 (31.62%) Unit Testing
4 35 (29.91%) AWS
5 34 (29.06%) Git (software)
5 34 (29.06%) SQL
6 33 (28.21%) Docker
7 32 (27.35%) .NET
7 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
7 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
8 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
8 31 (26.50%) C#
9 30 (25.64%) Linux
9 30 (25.64%) MVC
9 30 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (21.37%) Jenkins
11 24 (20.51%) Kubernetes
12 22 (18.80%) CSS
13 20 (17.09%) Ansible
14 19 (16.24%) Entity Framework
14 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
14 19 (16.24%) Subversion
15 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (14.53%) TDD
16 17 (14.53%) Serverless
17 16 (13.68%) GCP
17 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
17 16 (13.68%) VMware

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 12 (10.26%) Apache
2 10 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.98%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (44.44%) Azure
2 35 (29.91%) AWS
3 17 (14.53%) Serverless
4 16 (13.68%) GCP
5 14 (11.97%) SaaS
6 7 (5.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (5.98%) Office 365
7 6 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.27%) Power Platform
9 4 (3.42%) BrowserStack
10 3 (2.56%) PowerApps
11 2 (1.71%) npm
12 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) RFID
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) GIS
3 8 (6.84%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.27%) Power BI
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.42%) OLAP
6 4 (3.42%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (2.56%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Ignite
9 1 (0.85%) QlikView
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) Riak
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (29.06%) Git (software)
2 25 (21.37%) Jenkins
3 19 (16.24%) Subversion
4 14 (11.97%) TeamCity
5 11 (9.40%) Selenium
6 10 (8.55%) GitLab
7 7 (5.98%) Mercurial
7 7 (5.98%) MSTest
7 7 (5.98%) NUnit
7 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (3.42%) Gradle
9 4 (3.42%) Maven
9 4 (3.42%) Newman
9 4 (3.42%) Postman
10 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.71%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.71%) webpack
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Electronics
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (42.74%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Junior
4 14 (11.97%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Junior Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Applications Developer
9 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Head of Engineering
9 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) .NET
2 22 (18.80%) CSS
3 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
3 19 (16.24%) Entity Framework
4 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (12.82%) Web Services
6 14 (11.97%) REST
6 14 (11.97%) Sass
7 13 (11.11%) HTML
7 13 (11.11%) Node.js
8 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (10.26%) React
9 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.69%) Vue.js
11 8 (6.84%) .NET Core
11 8 (6.84%) HTML5
12 7 (5.98%) Dapper ORM
13 5 (4.27%) JSON
13 5 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.56%) User Experience
3 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Linux
2 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.55%) CentOS
4 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.84%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.42%) Unix
7 2 (1.71%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.48%) Test Automation
3 37 (31.62%) Unit Testing
4 30 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (25.64%) MVC
5 17 (14.53%) TDD
6 16 (13.68%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.82%) OO
7 15 (12.82%) Scrum
8 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
9 12 (10.26%) B2B
10 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.69%) Computer Architecture
11 9 (7.69%) Data Protection
11 9 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 9 (7.69%) Migration
11 9 (7.69%) Release Management
11 9 (7.69%) Web Development
12 8 (6.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.06%) SQL
2 31 (26.50%) C#
2 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.68%) Python
4 14 (11.97%) Bash Shell
4 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.55%) Java
5 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 8 (6.84%) Groovy
8 7 (5.98%) Go
8 7 (5.98%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.56%) ES6
9 3 (2.56%) Ruby
10 2 (1.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) RHCE
3 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (28.21%) Docker
2 16 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.69%) VirtualBox
4 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
5 6 (5.13%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.85%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 24 (20.51%) Kubernetes
2 20 (17.09%) Ansible
3 13 (11.11%) Puppet
3 13 (11.11%) Terraform
4 6 (5.13%) Rancher
5 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) Grafana
6 1 (0.85%) Nessus
6 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.85%) Proxmox
6 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) VMware
3 14 (11.97%) Google
4 10 (8.55%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.98%) HP
5 7 (5.98%) IBM
5 7 (5.98%) Symantec
5 7 (5.98%) Veritas
6 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Cadence
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Xamarin