Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 147 179 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 19.60% 11.28% 8.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.91% 12.38% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 191 178 116
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £31,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £66,875
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +23.53%

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 671 1,446 1,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 89.47% 91.12% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 588 1,255 1,121
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,500 £61,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in South Wales

DevOps
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in South Wales.

Salary trend for DevOps in South Wales

DevOps
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 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
Cardiff +7 129 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Newport +30 18 £42,500 -15.00% 4
DevOps
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 90 (61.22%) Azure
2 76 (51.70%) SQL
3 67 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
5 42 (28.57%) Terraform
6 39 (26.53%) Scrum
7 38 (25.85%) Kubernetes
8 37 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 33 (22.45%) Migration
10 33 (22.45%) Git (software)
11 31 (21.09%) AWS
11 31 (21.09%) C#
12 29 (19.73%) Docker
13 28 (19.05%) Process Improvement
14 27 (18.37%) Visual Studio Team System
15 26 (17.69%) Windows
16 25 (17.01%) Java
17 24 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
18 23 (15.65%) GCP
18 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
19 21 (14.29%) SC Cleared
19 21 (14.29%) Microservices
19 21 (14.29%) .NET
19 21 (14.29%) Linux
20 20 (13.61%) Python
20 20 (13.61%) Selenium
20 20 (13.61%) AWS CloudFormation
20 20 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (12.93%) BDD

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 17 (11.56%) Apache
1 17 (11.56%) Apache Spark
1 17 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.48%) Confluence
3 6 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (4.08%) FileNet
3 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.72%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.04%) CMS
5 3 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 90 (61.22%) Azure
2 31 (21.09%) AWS
3 23 (15.65%) GCP
4 20 (13.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (12.24%) GitHub
6 17 (11.56%) Stackdriver
7 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.72%) BrowserStack
7 4 (2.72%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.04%) Serverless
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.36%) Datadog
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.68%) PaaS
10 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) FTP
1 1 (0.68%) HTTP
1 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (9.52%) Big Data
4 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2017
5 12 (8.16%) Tableau
6 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.76%) Biml
7 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2019
11 2 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.68%) MySQL
12 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 27 (18.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 20 (13.61%) Selenium
3 20 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (11.56%) Gradle
4 17 (11.56%) SpecFlow
5 16 (10.88%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.16%) JIRA
7 9 (6.12%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.72%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.72%) Maven
8 4 (2.72%) Postman
9 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.36%) git-flow
10 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.36%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (11.56%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.80%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Marketing
4 4 (2.72%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (38.78%) Developer
2 24 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (16.33%) Senior Developer
3 21 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 20 (13.61%) Analyst
5 19 (12.93%) Platform Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (10.88%) AWS DevOps
7 16 (10.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (10.20%) SQL Developer
9 14 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (8.84%) Senior Test Analyst
10 13 (8.84%) Test Analyst
11 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
12 8 (5.44%) .NET Developer
12 8 (5.44%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (4.76%) Data Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) Digital Developer
14 6 (4.08%) Digital Transformation
14 6 (4.08%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) .NET
2 18 (12.24%) Spring
3 17 (11.56%) AngularJS
3 17 (11.56%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (11.56%) Spring Integration
4 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (8.84%) WCF
5 12 (8.16%) CSS
5 12 (8.16%) Spring Boot
6 11 (7.48%) HTML
7 10 (6.80%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET
8 8 (5.44%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.76%) .NET Core
10 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.08%) JSON
11 5 (3.40%) jQuery
11 5 (3.40%) SOAP
11 5 (3.40%) Web Services
12 4 (2.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
1 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.04%) Android
7 2 (1.36%) CentOS
7 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.53%) Scrum
3 37 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (22.45%) Migration
5 28 (19.05%) Process Improvement
6 24 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 21 (14.29%) Microservices
8 19 (12.93%) BDD
8 19 (12.93%) Service Management
9 18 (12.24%) ITSM
9 18 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 17 (11.56%) API Integration
11 16 (10.88%) Data Security
11 16 (10.88%) Deployment Automation
12 15 (10.20%) MVC
13 13 (8.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (8.16%) ETL
15 10 (6.80%) SDLC
16 9 (6.12%) Fintech
16 9 (6.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.70%) SQL
2 31 (21.09%) C#
3 25 (17.01%) Java
4 20 (13.61%) Python
5 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.48%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.44%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.04%) Scala
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) Go
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (19.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (28.57%) Terraform
2 38 (25.85%) Kubernetes
3 17 (11.56%) Grafana
3 17 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (11.56%) Puppet
4 8 (5.44%) Ansible
5 2 (1.36%) Istio
5 2 (1.36%) Opsgenie
6 1 (0.68%) Mesos
Vendors
1 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.93%) Google
3 17 (11.56%) ServiceNow
3 17 (11.56%) Splunk
4 16 (10.88%) EnterpriseDB
4 16 (10.88%) Oracle
5 8 (5.44%) IBM
6 6 (4.08%) Adobe
6 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.72%) ILOG
7 4 (2.72%) Kofax
7 4 (2.72%) RedGate
8 3 (2.04%) Atlassian