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

DevOps
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 43 60
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +83
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 125 83 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.14% 5.22% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.01% 5.85% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 94 73 72
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,700 £33,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £74,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

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 1,249 1,420 2,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.30% 89.36% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 1,214 1,732
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +19 87 £44,000 -14.15% 10
Torfaen +13 17 £45,000 -26.53% 5
Newport +15 7 £48,500 -9.77% 1
Bridgend -5 3 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £62,500 -
Caerphilly - 2 £54,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £37,500 -
DevOps
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 64 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) Linux
3 41 (32.80%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (26.40%) Python
5 32 (25.60%) Scrum
5 32 (25.60%) Ansible
6 31 (24.80%) Git (software)
7 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
9 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.60%) Java
10 26 (20.80%) Test Automation
11 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
11 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
11 23 (18.40%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (17.60%) Docker
13 21 (16.80%) C#
13 21 (16.80%) Puppet
14 20 (16.00%) SQL
14 20 (16.00%) Red Hat
14 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
15 19 (15.20%) DNS
16 18 (14.40%) .NET
16 18 (14.40%) Finance
17 17 (13.60%) CentOS
17 17 (13.60%) TDD
18 16 (12.80%) Terraform
18 16 (12.80%) Load Balancing
18 16 (12.80%) Web Services
19 15 (12.00%) MySQL

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 13 (10.40%) WordPress
2 10 (8.00%) CMS
3 5 (4.00%) IIS
3 5 (4.00%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.20%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.40%) Apache
5 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.80%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.40%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.40%) Route 53
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.80%) npm
5 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.20%) DNS
3 14 (11.20%) LAN
3 14 (11.20%) WAN
4 8 (6.40%) Firewall
5 5 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.20%) DHCP
7 3 (2.40%) RTP
7 3 (2.40%) SMS
7 3 (2.40%) VoIP
7 3 (2.40%) VPN
8 2 (1.60%) Internet
8 2 (1.60%) Wireless
9 1 (0.80%) HTTP
9 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) MySQL
2 5 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.80%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.80%) GIS
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (24.80%) Git (software)
2 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.40%) Subversion
4 10 (8.00%) Maven
5 9 (7.20%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.80%) Ant
6 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.00%) JMeter
7 5 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.20%) Selenium
9 3 (2.40%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.60%) Gradle
10 2 (1.60%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.60%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.80%) MbUnit
11 1 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 18 (14.40%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Games
3 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Law
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.80%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Developer
3 17 (13.60%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (8.80%) Quality Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.60%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (5.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) DevOps Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (4.80%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Architect
8 5 (4.00%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
8 5 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) .NET
2 16 (12.80%) Web Services
3 14 (11.20%) LAMP
4 11 (8.80%) RESTful
5 9 (7.20%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.60%) REST
6 7 (5.60%) SOAP
7 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.80%) Spring
7 6 (4.80%) WCF
8 5 (4.00%) Ionic Framework
8 5 (4.00%) J2EE
8 5 (4.00%) XML
9 4 (3.20%) CSS
9 4 (3.20%) HTML
10 3 (2.40%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.40%) Kafka
10 3 (2.40%) Middleware
11 2 (1.60%) CSS3
11 2 (1.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Clustering
2 9 (7.20%) Fintech
3 6 (4.80%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.40%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) PMI
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.60%) Linux
2 17 (13.60%) CentOS
3 12 (9.60%) Windows
4 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.00%) Unix
6 7 (5.60%) Android
6 7 (5.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.40%) Solaris
8 3 (2.40%) SUSE
9 2 (1.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.80%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.60%) Scrum
3 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (20.80%) Test Automation
6 20 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 17 (13.60%) TDD
8 16 (12.80%) Load Balancing
9 15 (12.00%) BDD
9 15 (12.00%) High Availability
9 15 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 15 (12.00%) SDLC
10 13 (10.40%) Content Management
11 11 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (8.00%) Case Management
13 8 (6.40%) Microservices
14 7 (5.60%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (5.60%) MVC
15 6 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
16 5 (4.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) Python
2 27 (21.60%) Java
3 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
4 21 (16.80%) C#
5 20 (16.00%) SQL
6 15 (12.00%) PHP
6 15 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 8 (6.40%) Ruby
9 7 (5.60%) Groovy
10 5 (4.00%) Perl
11 4 (3.20%) C
11 4 (3.20%) Go
12 2 (1.60%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.80%) C-shell
13 1 (0.80%) ES6
13 1 (0.80%) Java 8
13 1 (0.80%) R
13 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.60%) CITP
2 2 (1.60%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Docker
2 13 (10.40%) Varnish
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.20%) KVM
5 3 (2.40%) Xen
6 2 (1.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.80%) HDFS
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.80%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (25.60%) Ansible
2 23 (18.40%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (16.80%) Puppet
4 16 (12.80%) Terraform
5 13 (10.40%) ZABBIX
6 7 (5.60%) Kubernetes
7 5 (4.00%) Rundeck
8 4 (3.20%) Kibana
8 4 (3.20%) Salt
9 3 (2.40%) Grafana
9 3 (2.40%) Marathon
9 3 (2.40%) Mesos
9 3 (2.40%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.60%) Packer
10 2 (1.60%) PTC Integrity
11 1 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.80%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (10.40%) Oracle
3 9 (7.20%) VMware
4 8 (6.40%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.20%) Apple
6 3 (2.40%) Brocade
7 2 (1.60%) Google
7 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) PTC
7 2 (1.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.80%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.80%) Remedy