Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South West > Somerset
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +8
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 59 73 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 9.13% 17.18% 11.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 18.53% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 79
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,875 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £34,888
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.32% +13.89% -10.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,313 £54,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.00%

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 585 394 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.56% 92.71% 89.72%
Number of salaries quoted 381 342 628
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +4.94%
75th Percentile £53,750 £58,438 £52,813
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 31 July 2021.

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 31 July 2021. 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 -7 31 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Street -7 5 £55,000 -36.23%
Taunton - 5 £47,000 - 3
Wells - 2 £32,500 -
DevOps
South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 27 (45.76%) Azure
2 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 22 (37.29%) Docker
4 20 (33.90%) Kubernetes
4 20 (33.90%) AWS
4 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
5 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.51%) MongoDB
7 16 (27.12%) Linux
7 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (25.42%) GCP
9 14 (23.73%) React
9 14 (23.73%) MVC
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
9 14 (23.73%) Degree
10 13 (22.03%) OO
10 13 (22.03%) Terraform
10 13 (22.03%) Kafka
10 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (20.34%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (20.34%) Microservices
11 12 (20.34%) C#
11 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
11 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
12 11 (18.64%) Windows
12 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
13 10 (16.95%) Fintech
13 10 (16.95%) PHP
13 10 (16.95%) MySQL

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 4 (6.78%) CMS
1 4 (6.78%) EPiServer
1 4 (6.78%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.76%) Azure
2 20 (33.90%) AWS
3 15 (25.42%) GCP
4 9 (15.25%) Datadog
5 4 (6.78%) GitHub
5 4 (6.78%) PaaS
5 4 (6.78%) Snowflake
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Key Vault
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (5.08%) Power Platform
6 3 (5.08%) Serverless
7 2 (3.39%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (3.39%) IaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Power Automate
7 2 (3.39%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.69%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) MongoDB
2 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.95%) MySQL
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
4 9 (15.25%) CouchDB
4 9 (15.25%) Redis
5 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.78%) Big Data
6 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.08%) Power BI
8 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.39%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.69%) Metadata
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.25%) PHPUnit
4 5 (8.47%) Selenium
5 4 (6.78%) Bitbucket
5 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.39%) Postman
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.69%) GitLab
8 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) PHP Developer
3 9 (15.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.56%) MySQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) React Developer
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Junior
5 4 (6.78%) Junior DevOps
5 4 (6.78%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) .NET
1 14 (23.73%) React
2 13 (22.03%) Kafka
3 9 (15.25%) Laravel
3 9 (15.25%) Symfony
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Core
5 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.17%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) CSS
6 5 (8.47%) REST
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.78%) Web Services
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.39%) Dask
9 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) MVC
3 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (22.03%) OO
4 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
4 12 (20.34%) Full Stack Development
4 12 (20.34%) Microservices
5 10 (16.95%) Fintech
5 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.25%) Scrum
7 7 (11.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
8 6 (10.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 6 (10.17%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (8.47%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.47%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) TDD
10 4 (6.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) PHP
5 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
5 9 (15.25%) Python
6 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.47%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.69%) ES6
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Kubernetes
2 13 (22.03%) Terraform
3 7 (11.86%) Ansible
4 4 (6.78%) Grafana
4 4 (6.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.08%) Confluent
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) RedGate
6 1 (1.69%) Cadence
6 1 (1.69%) Databricks