Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 60 30
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30 +50
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 62 58 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.18% 4.40% 7.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 4.75% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 78
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% -17.00%
10th Percentile £37,100 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £52,625 £57,950
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 786 1,220 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 91.08% 92.56% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 663 961 1,063
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,800 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +31 37 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Taunton +18 16 £45,750 +23.56% 14
Clevedon - 3 £50,000 -
Street - 1 £90,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £92,500 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (48.39%) Jenkins
4 25 (40.32%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (40.32%) VMware
5 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.10%) Java
6 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (33.87%) Puppet
8 20 (32.26%) Configuration Management
9 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
10 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (29.03%) Deployment Automation
10 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
11 17 (27.42%) Retail
11 17 (27.42%) Apache
11 17 (27.42%) Tomcat
11 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (25.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
14 14 (22.58%) Python
15 13 (20.97%) C#
16 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
16 12 (19.35%) Big Data
17 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
18 9 (14.52%) JMeter
18 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
19 8 (12.90%) Docker
19 8 (12.90%) 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 17 (27.42%) Apache
1 17 (27.42%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (40.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.61%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.61%) Route 53
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) Wireless
3 3 (4.84%) WLAN
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Big Data
1 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.61%) Power BI
5 1 (1.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (14.52%) JMeter
4 8 (12.90%) Selenium
5 7 (11.29%) Cucumber
5 7 (11.29%) SoapUI
5 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.68%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.06%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Archiva
8 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.61%) GitLab
8 1 (1.61%) Hudson
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 17 (27.42%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Automation Test Lead
5 9 (14.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Junior
8 3 (4.84%) Azure Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Head of IT
9 2 (3.23%) Junior DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (1.61%) Head of Technology
10 1 (1.61%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
1 7 (11.29%) RESTful
2 6 (9.68%) JSON
3 5 (8.06%) Apache Flex
3 5 (8.06%) Spring
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) HTML
6 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.23%) Node.js
6 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.23%) Sass
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.61%) jQuery
7 1 (1.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
4 18 (29.03%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.29%) Microservices
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) Data Science
9 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.06%) BDD
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (8.06%) High Availability
10 5 (8.06%) Web Development
11 4 (6.45%) Software Delivery
11 4 (6.45%) TDD
12 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) Python
3 13 (20.97%) C#
4 8 (12.90%) Ruby
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.29%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Perl
8 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.23%) Erlang
9 2 (3.23%) Go
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) Groovy
10 1 (1.61%) Java 8
10 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
10 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) CCNA
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) MCSD
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) GDPR
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) Docker
3 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) KVM
4 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (3.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.61%) Corosync
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) Puppet
2 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.61%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) VMware
2 18 (29.03%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) New Relic
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle