Period
to 25 September 2018

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

DevOps
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 35 54
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 +91
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 151 80 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.90% 5.76% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.24% 6.29% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127 74 74
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £74,250
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -15.00%

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 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 1,343 1,271 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.07% 91.57% 90.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,117 1,730
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,135 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 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
Cardiff +26 119 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Torfaen +5 17 £52,500 +13.51% 4
Newport +3 6 £45,500 +2.39% 2
Bridgend -11 3 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Neath Port Talbot +4 1 £62,500 +8.70%
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £37,500 -
DevOps
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 59 (39.07%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (35.76%) Linux
3 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (32.45%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (30.46%) Python
6 41 (27.15%) Software Engineering
7 37 (24.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 37 (24.50%) Jenkins
8 36 (23.84%) Ansible
9 33 (21.85%) Docker
10 28 (18.54%) SQL
11 24 (15.89%) Red Hat
12 23 (15.23%) Configuration Management
12 23 (15.23%) Web Services
12 23 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (14.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (14.57%) Java
13 22 (14.57%) Puppet
14 21 (13.91%) Firewall
14 21 (13.91%) Scrum
15 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
15 20 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
17 18 (11.92%) Case Management
18 16 (10.60%) VMware
18 16 (10.60%) Shell Script
19 15 (9.93%) Finance
19 15 (9.93%) PowerShell
19 15 (9.93%) Maven
19 15 (9.93%) REST

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 9 (5.96%) JBoss
2 8 (5.30%) WordPress
3 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.99%) IIS
4 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.66%) Jetty
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 59 (39.07%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (24.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (4.64%) PaaS
5 7 (4.64%) Stackdriver
6 6 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.97%) GitHub
6 6 (3.97%) Office 365
7 5 (3.31%) IaaS
8 2 (1.32%) npm
8 2 (1.32%) Slack
8 2 (1.32%) Trello
9 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) Firewall
2 11 (7.28%) DNS
2 11 (7.28%) Wireshark
3 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.96%) LAN
4 9 (5.96%) WAN
5 6 (3.97%) SMS
6 5 (3.31%) Network Security
7 3 (1.99%) RTP
7 3 (1.99%) VoIP
8 2 (1.32%) DHCP
8 2 (1.32%) SSL
8 2 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) MySQL
2 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.32%) Power BI
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (24.50%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.93%) Maven
4 11 (7.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (5.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (5.96%) Subversion
6 7 (4.64%) CF BOSH
7 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.31%) Gradle
9 4 (2.65%) Ant
9 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.65%) webpack
10 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.99%) GitLab
10 3 (1.99%) JMeter
10 3 (1.99%) Selenium
10 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (9.93%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Advertising
3 3 (1.99%) Games
3 3 (1.99%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (28.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (12.58%) Quality Engineer
3 16 (10.60%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (9.27%) Lead DevOps
5 12 (7.95%) Developer
6 11 (7.28%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (6.62%) Administrator
7 10 (6.62%) Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.30%) AWS Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (4.64%) DevOps Administrator
10 6 (3.97%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (3.97%) DevOps Architect
11 5 (3.31%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
11 5 (3.31%) Release Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.23%) Web Services
2 15 (9.93%) REST
3 10 (6.62%) .NET
4 9 (5.96%) LAMP
5 6 (3.97%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.97%) JSON
5 6 (3.97%) Node.js
5 6 (3.97%) SOAP
5 6 (3.97%) Spring
6 5 (3.31%) RESTful
7 4 (2.65%) Django
7 4 (2.65%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.65%) YAML
8 3 (1.99%) CSS
8 3 (1.99%) CSS3
8 3 (1.99%) HTML
8 3 (1.99%) HTML5
8 3 (1.99%) jQuery
8 3 (1.99%) React
8 3 (1.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Cloud Native
2 9 (5.96%) Clustering
3 6 (3.97%) Fintech
4 5 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.65%) User Experience
6 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.32%) PKI
8 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.76%) Linux
2 20 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.27%) CentOS
3 14 (9.27%) Windows
4 11 (7.28%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.64%) Unix
5 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.31%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.99%) Android
9 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.99%) SUSE
10 1 (0.66%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.45%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (27.15%) Software Engineering
4 23 (15.23%) Configuration Management
5 22 (14.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (13.91%) Scrum
7 18 (11.92%) Case Management
8 14 (9.27%) TDD
8 14 (9.27%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.95%) SDLC
10 11 (7.28%) Load Balancing
10 11 (7.28%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.96%) High Availability
12 8 (5.30%) BDD
12 8 (5.30%) Content Management
12 8 (5.30%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (5.30%) Microservices
13 7 (4.64%) Project Management
13 7 (4.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.46%) Python
2 28 (18.54%) SQL
3 22 (14.57%) Java
4 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
5 16 (10.60%) Shell Script
6 15 (9.93%) PowerShell
7 13 (8.61%) C#
8 10 (6.62%) Groovy
9 9 (5.96%) PHP
10 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.64%) Ruby
11 5 (3.31%) C
11 5 (3.31%) Perl
12 4 (2.65%) Go
13 3 (1.99%) R
13 3 (1.99%) Scala
14 2 (1.32%) C++
14 2 (1.32%) ES6
14 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.66%) CITP
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (21.85%) Docker
2 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.30%) Varnish
4 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.65%) vSphere
7 3 (1.99%) KVM
7 3 (1.99%) Xen
8 1 (0.66%) HDFS
8 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (23.84%) Ansible
2 23 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (14.57%) Puppet
4 13 (8.61%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.96%) ZABBIX
6 7 (4.64%) Terraform
7 4 (2.65%) Salt
7 4 (2.65%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.66%) Graphite
9 1 (0.66%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.66%) Kibana
9 1 (0.66%) Nagios
9 1 (0.66%) Packer
9 1 (0.66%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Red Hat
2 16 (10.60%) VMware
3 12 (7.95%) Google
4 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.64%) Splunk
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle
6 3 (1.99%) Brocade
7 2 (1.32%) Perforce
7 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.66%) New Relic
8 1 (0.66%) SAP