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

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 57 32
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25 +49
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 73 64 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.52% 4.76% 7.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 5.12% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69 54 96
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,100 £31,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £81,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -6.25%

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 881 1,250 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.73% 93.01% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 751 946 1,049
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +28 49 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Taunton +23 16 £44,000 +18.83% 6
Clevedon - 3 £50,000 -
Street - 1 £90,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £92,500 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 42 (57.53%) Linux
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (49.32%) Jenkins
2 36 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (43.84%) VMware
4 30 (41.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (41.10%) Puppet
5 28 (38.36%) Deployment Automation
6 27 (36.99%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (36.99%) Red Hat
6 27 (36.99%) E-Commerce
7 26 (35.62%) Configuration Management
8 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (34.25%) Apache
8 25 (34.25%) Tomcat
8 25 (34.25%) Retail
9 24 (32.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (32.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (31.51%) Java
11 17 (23.29%) Python
11 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
12 16 (21.92%) C#
13 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.07%) Hadoop
16 10 (13.70%) Big Data
17 9 (12.33%) Microservices
17 9 (12.33%) .NET
18 8 (10.96%) MySQL
18 8 (10.96%) JMeter

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 25 (34.25%) Apache
1 25 (34.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.48%) Office 365
5 2 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.74%) Serverless
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.37%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.37%) Route 53
6 1 (1.37%) SaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) LAN
3 3 (4.11%) Wireless
3 3 (4.11%) WLAN
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) SSH
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Hadoop
2 10 (13.70%) Big Data
3 8 (10.96%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Power BI
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (49.32%) Jenkins
2 24 (32.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (10.96%) JMeter
4 7 (9.59%) Selenium
5 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.85%) JIRA
7 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Archiva
9 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.37%) GitLab
9 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 25 (34.25%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Law
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (36.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 27 (36.99%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (36.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 24 (32.88%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (10.96%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Azure Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior
10 3 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Architect
11 2 (2.74%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.74%) DevOps Specialist
11 2 (2.74%) Junior DevOps
11 2 (2.74%) Junior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) RESTful
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Flex
3 5 (6.85%) JSON
3 5 (6.85%) Spring
4 3 (4.11%) Node.js
4 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.11%) Sass
5 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.48%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 42 (57.53%) Linux
2 24 (32.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.37%) Debian
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Deployment Automation
2 27 (36.99%) E-Commerce
3 26 (35.62%) Configuration Management
4 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
6 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Microservices
8 8 (10.96%) High Availability
8 8 (10.96%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (8.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.22%) Scrum
11 5 (6.85%) BDD
11 5 (6.85%) Kanban
11 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.85%) Web Development
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.48%) Data Science
12 4 (5.48%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) Python
3 16 (21.92%) C#
4 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) PHP
4 7 (9.59%) Ruby
5 5 (6.85%) Perl
5 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) SQL
6 3 (4.11%) Groovy
7 2 (2.74%) Go
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Erlang
8 1 (1.37%) Java 8
8 1 (1.37%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) AWS Certification
1 5 (6.85%) CCNA
1 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) MCSD
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 30 (41.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.59%) Docker
2 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) KVM
3 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.74%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (2.74%) XenServer
5 1 (1.37%) Corosync
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (41.10%) Puppet
2 27 (36.99%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.22%) Ansible
4 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.37%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) VMware
2 27 (36.99%) Red Hat
3 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) New Relic
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle