Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 27 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 +70
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 147 99 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.16% 6.95% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 7.57% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 119 84 64
South Wales median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,020 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £57,500 £70,000
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -10.53%

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 1,396 1,308 1,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 86.98% 91.85% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,158 1,761
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,600 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,619 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +4.17%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +19 113 £52,500 +23.53% 17
Torfaen +15 16 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Newport -11 7 £60,000 +41.18%
Bridgend -6 4 £62,500 +66.67% 2
Monmouthshire - 2 £58,750 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - - 3
DevOps
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 69 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (42.86%) Linux
3 57 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (32.65%) Python
5 47 (31.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 46 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (27.21%) Jenkins
8 38 (25.85%) Ansible
9 32 (21.77%) Docker
10 27 (18.37%) Software Engineering
11 26 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (17.01%) Red Hat
13 21 (14.29%) Web Services
13 21 (14.29%) SQL
14 20 (13.61%) Configuration Management
15 19 (12.93%) Finance
15 19 (12.93%) Scrum
15 19 (12.93%) Puppet
16 17 (11.56%) Google
16 17 (11.56%) VMware
16 17 (11.56%) Java
16 17 (11.56%) Kubernetes
17 16 (10.88%) SDLC
17 16 (10.88%) C#
17 16 (10.88%) Firewall
17 16 (10.88%) Degree
17 16 (10.88%) Maven
18 15 (10.20%) Windows
19 14 (9.52%) .NET

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 10 (6.80%) JBoss
2 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.04%) IIS
4 3 (2.04%) SAS
4 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 69 (46.94%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (31.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.12%) GitHub
4 9 (6.12%) PaaS
5 8 (5.44%) Stackdriver
6 7 (4.76%) Office 365
7 6 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.40%) IaaS
8 5 (3.40%) SaaS
9 4 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.04%) Slack
10 3 (2.04%) Trello
11 2 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.36%) Datadog
11 2 (1.36%) npm
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) Firewall
2 8 (5.44%) Wireshark
3 6 (4.08%) Network Security
4 3 (2.04%) SMS
4 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.36%) Broadband
5 2 (1.36%) DHCP
5 2 (1.36%) DNS
5 2 (1.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.72%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (2.72%) MySQL
5 3 (2.04%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.04%) Sqoop
6 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.36%) Power BI
6 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (27.21%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.88%) Maven
3 13 (8.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.44%) CF BOSH
5 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.08%) JIRA
7 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.40%) GitLab
8 5 (3.40%) Selenium
8 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (3.40%) webpack
9 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.72%) Gradle
10 3 (2.04%) Ant
10 3 (2.04%) CircleCI
10 3 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (12.93%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Advertising
3 3 (2.04%) Electronics
3 3 (2.04%) Games
3 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Marketing
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (30.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (11.56%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (8.84%) Developer
4 11 (7.48%) Administrator
4 11 (7.48%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.80%) Quality Engineer
6 9 (6.12%) Architect
7 8 (5.44%) DevOps Administrator
8 7 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.08%) AWS Architect
9 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.40%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.40%) Release Engineer
10 5 (3.40%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) Web Services
2 14 (9.52%) .NET
3 13 (8.84%) REST
4 9 (6.12%) Node.js
5 7 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.08%) Django
6 6 (4.08%) HTML
6 6 (4.08%) HTML5
6 6 (4.08%) JSON
7 5 (3.40%) CSS
7 5 (3.40%) CSS3
7 5 (3.40%) jQuery
7 5 (3.40%) React
7 5 (3.40%) Spring
8 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.72%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.72%) YAML
9 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Cloud Native
2 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.08%) User Experience
4 4 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.36%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.36%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.36%) Fintech
6 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 25 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.20%) Windows
4 11 (7.48%) CentOS
5 10 (6.80%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.12%) Unix
7 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.08%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.40%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.40%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.04%) Android
10 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.36%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.29%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (18.37%) Software Engineering
4 26 (17.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (13.61%) Configuration Management
6 19 (12.93%) Scrum
7 16 (10.88%) SDLC
8 12 (8.16%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (6.80%) Case Management
9 10 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 9 (6.12%) TDD
11 8 (5.44%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.44%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.76%) Line Management
12 7 (4.76%) Microservices
12 7 (4.76%) MVC
12 7 (4.76%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.65%) Python
2 21 (14.29%) SQL
3 17 (11.56%) Java
4 16 (10.88%) C#
5 14 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 14 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.12%) Groovy
7 9 (6.12%) Ruby
8 7 (4.76%) C
8 7 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.40%) Perl
9 5 (3.40%) R
10 4 (2.72%) Go
11 3 (2.04%) Scala
11 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.36%) C++
12 2 (1.36%) ES6
12 2 (1.36%) PHP
12 2 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.68%) CISSP
2 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.68%) MCP
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.36%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (21.77%) Docker
2 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.04%) HDFS
5 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.04%) vSphere
6 2 (1.36%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.68%) iptables
Systems Management
1 38 (25.85%) Ansible
2 19 (12.93%) Puppet
3 17 (11.56%) Kubernetes
4 14 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.08%) Terraform
6 4 (2.72%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.04%) Kibana
7 3 (2.04%) Packer
8 2 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.68%) Graphite
9 1 (0.68%) Nagios
9 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.68%) Salt
9 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (17.01%) Red Hat
2 17 (11.56%) Google
2 17 (11.56%) VMware
3 10 (6.80%) Splunk
4 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle
5 6 (4.08%) SAP
6 3 (2.04%) New Relic
6 3 (2.04%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.36%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Marketo
8 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase