Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 57 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 +76 -5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 95 86 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.65% 4.01% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.52% 4.45% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 81 66 11
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £29,650 £30,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1264 1931 2012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.45% 90.07% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1732 1742
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,638 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in South Wales

DevOps
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in South Wales.

Salary trend for DevOps in South Wales

DevOps
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps in South Wales

DevOps
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Cardiff +27 43 £42,500 - 3
Newport +6 32 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Bridgend +13 5 £37,500 -2.60%
Torfaen +3 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Caerphilly - 5 £55,000 -
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 £57,500 +53.33%
DevOps
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (45.26%) Linux
3 42 (44.21%) Python
4 29 (30.53%) Java
5 27 (28.42%) SQL
6 26 (27.37%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (26.32%) Scrum
8 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
9 22 (23.16%) C#
9 22 (23.16%) Bash Shell
10 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
11 20 (21.05%) .NET
12 19 (20.00%) CSS
12 19 (20.00%) SDLC
13 18 (18.95%) Software Engineering
13 18 (18.95%) Ruby
13 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (17.89%) PaaS
14 17 (17.89%) NoSQL
14 17 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
14 17 (17.89%) Go
15 16 (16.84%) Docker
15 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
16 15 (15.79%) CSS3
16 15 (15.79%) R
16 15 (15.79%) Node.js
16 15 (15.79%) SaaS
16 15 (15.79%) Scala

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 15 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 13 (13.68%) CMS
2 13 (13.68%) Umbraco
3 10 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.21%) Apache
6 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) JBoss
6 3 (3.16%) MTS
6 3 (3.16%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.37%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (17.89%) PaaS
4 15 (15.79%) SaaS
5 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.11%) IaaS
6 2 (2.11%) Office 365
7 1 (1.05%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) HTTP
2 10 (10.53%) DHCP
2 10 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.16%) Network Security
5 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.11%) VoIP
5 2 (2.11%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) NoSQL
2 15 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.21%) MySQL
7 1 (1.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (14.74%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.47%) Maven
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.21%) Ant
5 4 (4.21%) Subversion
6 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.11%) Selenium
6 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.05%) GitLab
7 1 (1.05%) Gradle
7 1 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 13 (13.68%) Games
2 11 (11.58%) Advertising
3 8 (8.42%) Finance
4 4 (4.21%) Legal
4 4 (4.21%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (28.42%) Developer
3 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.68%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (8.42%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (8.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Systems Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Lead Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.32%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) .NET
2 19 (20.00%) CSS
3 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
4 15 (15.79%) CSS3
4 15 (15.79%) Django
4 15 (15.79%) Node.js
4 15 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (11.58%) Middleware
6 10 (10.53%) RESTful
6 10 (10.53%) Web Services
6 10 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (9.47%) SOAP
7 9 (9.47%) WCF
8 7 (7.37%) Ionic Framework
8 7 (7.37%) React
9 6 (6.32%) jQuery
9 6 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (6.32%) RequireJS
9 6 (6.32%) REST
10 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) iSeries
2 9 (9.47%) Fintech
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.21%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.16%) Clustering
7 2 (2.11%) Blog
7 2 (2.11%) Digital TV
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) Linux
2 15 (15.79%) Windows
3 12 (12.63%) Ubuntu
4 10 (10.53%) CentOS
4 10 (10.53%) OS/400
4 10 (10.53%) Unix
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.42%) Debian
6 7 (7.37%) Android
6 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.11%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) VMS
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.32%) Scrum
3 21 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (20.00%) SDLC
5 18 (18.95%) Software Engineering
6 17 (17.89%) Test Automation
7 12 (12.63%) MVC
7 12 (12.63%) Open Source
8 11 (11.58%) BDD
8 11 (11.58%) Coaching
8 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
8 11 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (11.58%) TDD
9 10 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (8.42%) Release Management
11 6 (6.32%) Code Coverage
11 6 (6.32%) Kanban
11 6 (6.32%) OO
11 6 (6.32%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.32%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.21%) Python
2 29 (30.53%) Java
3 27 (28.42%) SQL
4 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
5 22 (23.16%) Bash Shell
5 22 (23.16%) C#
6 18 (18.95%) Ruby
7 17 (17.89%) Go
8 15 (15.79%) R
8 15 (15.79%) Scala
9 10 (10.53%) Perl
9 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
10 8 (8.42%) PHP
11 6 (6.32%) Groovy
11 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
12 5 (5.26%) C++
13 4 (4.21%) C
14 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
15 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
15 1 (1.05%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) VCP5
1 8 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (6.32%) HND
3 5 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.05%) CEH
5 1 (1.05%) CITP
5 1 (1.05%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.05%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) Docker
2 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) Ansible
2 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.53%) Puppet
3 5 (5.26%) Terraform
4 4 (4.21%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.05%) Nagios
5 1 (1.05%) Nessus
5 1 (1.05%) Nmap
5 1 (1.05%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.79%) VMware
3 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
4 11 (11.58%) Splunk
5 10 (10.53%) IBM
6 6 (6.32%) Sitecore
7 5 (5.26%) Google
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco
9 3 (3.16%) Citrix
10 1 (1.05%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.05%) F5
10 1 (1.05%) Facebook
10 1 (1.05%) Juniper
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle
10 1 (1.05%) Qualys
10 1 (1.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) Vyatta