Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 70 90
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 +46
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 638 446 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.19% 4.39% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 4.78% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 495 366 330
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,498 9,328 9,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.72% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7,811 7,697 8,258
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the South West

DevOps
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for DevOps in the South West

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the South West

DevOps
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol +16 268 £55,000 -4.35% 41
Gloucestershire +50 137 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Wiltshire +29 98 £50,000 - 16
Somerset +35 61 £47,500 +11.76% 31
Dorset +2 43 £57,500 +43.75% 14
Cornwall -4 16 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Devon +16 9 £39,250 +28.69% 8
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 376 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (43.10%) Linux
3 256 (40.13%) Java
4 229 (35.89%) Python
5 213 (33.39%) Amazon AWS
6 189 (29.62%) Jenkins
7 186 (29.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 174 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 170 (26.65%) Software Engineering
10 155 (24.29%) C#
11 151 (23.67%) Docker
12 143 (22.41%) Puppet
13 134 (21.00%) Scrum
14 122 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
15 121 (18.97%) TDD
16 118 (18.50%) Security Cleared
17 117 (18.34%) JavaScript
18 111 (17.40%) JIRA
19 100 (15.67%) Ansible
20 98 (15.36%) Windows
21 96 (15.05%) Apache
22 94 (14.73%) .NET
22 94 (14.73%) Microservices
23 90 (14.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 85 (13.32%) Git (software)
25 84 (13.17%) Open Source
25 84 (13.17%) BDD
25 84 (13.17%) Microsoft
26 83 (13.01%) SQL
27 77 (12.07%) Red Hat

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 96 (15.05%) Apache
2 76 (11.91%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (7.99%) Confluence
4 44 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 31 (4.86%) SharePoint
6 26 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 24 (3.76%) Apache Spark
8 14 (2.19%) nginx
8 14 (2.19%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.57%) IIS
10 7 (1.10%) Apache Pig
10 7 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.78%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.78%) JBoss
13 4 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.63%) Drupal
14 2 (0.31%) CMS
15 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 213 (33.39%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (29.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (6.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (5.33%) Amazon S3
6 31 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (4.70%) Serverless
8 22 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (2.51%) GitHub
9 16 (2.51%) SaaS
10 15 (2.35%) Amazon Kinesis
10 15 (2.35%) PaaS
11 12 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (1.72%) IaaS
13 10 (1.57%) Office 365
14 8 (1.25%) AWS OpsWorks
15 6 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.78%) NuGet
17 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.02%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.82%) IPv4
2 18 (2.82%) IPv6
3 13 (2.04%) Network Security
4 11 (1.72%) Firewall
4 11 (1.72%) SMS
5 9 (1.41%) HTTP
6 6 (0.94%) Broadband
6 6 (0.94%) DHCP
6 6 (0.94%) LAN
7 4 (0.63%) DNS
7 4 (0.63%) Internet
7 4 (0.63%) SSH
7 4 (0.63%) SSL
7 4 (0.63%) VLAN
7 4 (0.63%) WAN
8 3 (0.47%) VoIP
8 3 (0.47%) Wireless
8 3 (0.47%) WLAN
9 2 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.91%) Big Data
2 68 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 54 (8.46%) Hadoop
4 44 (6.90%) MySQL
5 32 (5.02%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.23%) Neo4j
7 23 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.98%) Apache Hive
9 18 (2.82%) InfluxDB
9 18 (2.82%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.51%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (1.72%) Blockchain
14 11 (1.72%) Redis
15 7 (1.10%) MarkLogic
15 7 (1.10%) Power BI
15 7 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 189 (29.62%) Jenkins
2 111 (17.40%) JIRA
3 90 (14.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 85 (13.32%) Git (software)
5 56 (8.78%) JUnit
6 46 (7.21%) Selenium
7 44 (6.90%) Bitbucket
7 44 (6.90%) EasyMock
8 37 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (5.33%) Visual Studio
10 29 (4.55%) Maven
10 29 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 28 (4.39%) gulp
12 26 (4.08%) Jasmine
12 26 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
13 22 (3.45%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.82%) Spock
15 16 (2.51%) JMeter
15 16 (2.51%) Vagrant
16 15 (2.35%) Subversion
General
1 66 (10.34%) Finance
2 28 (4.39%) Retail
3 26 (4.08%) Marketing
4 14 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.57%) Electronics
7 8 (1.25%) Games
8 4 (0.63%) Automotive
9 3 (0.47%) Advertising
9 3 (0.47%) Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 200 (31.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 177 (27.74%) Developer
3 78 (12.23%) Software Engineer
4 55 (8.62%) Java Developer
5 49 (7.68%) Software Developer
6 47 (7.37%) Java Engineer
7 45 (7.05%) Linux Engineer
8 39 (6.11%) Architect
9 38 (5.96%) AWS Engineer
9 38 (5.96%) Java Software Engineer
10 33 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 33 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 30 (4.70%) Java Software Developer
12 28 (4.39%) Analyst
12 28 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (4.08%) .NET Developer
13 26 (4.08%) Lead Developer
14 22 (3.45%) DevOps Developer
15 21 (3.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 18 (2.82%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (14.73%) .NET
2 67 (10.50%) REST
3 64 (10.03%) HTML
3 64 (10.03%) Spring
4 62 (9.72%) AngularJS
5 52 (8.15%) CSS
6 46 (7.21%) Java EE
7 43 (6.74%) Web Services
8 41 (6.43%) Node.js
9 40 (6.27%) ASP.NET
10 37 (5.80%) SOAP
11 36 (5.64%) EJB
11 36 (5.64%) JSF
12 35 (5.49%) .NET Framework
13 34 (5.33%) React
13 34 (5.33%) RESTful
14 31 (4.86%) HTML5
15 30 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (4.70%) Entity Framework
16 29 (4.55%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (5.49%) Wiki
3 33 (5.17%) User Experience
4 31 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.66%) Public Cloud
6 15 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.25%) Fintech
11 8 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.94%) Clustering
13 6 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.78%) Social Media
15 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.63%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 275 (43.10%) Linux
2 98 (15.36%) Windows
3 63 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (9.25%) CentOS
5 24 (3.76%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.61%) FreeBSD
6 23 (3.61%) Unix
7 15 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.88%) Android
9 8 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.78%) Debian
13 4 (0.63%) Fedora
13 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.31%) SUSE
14 2 (0.31%) VMS
14 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 170 (26.65%) Software Engineering
4 134 (21.00%) Scrum
5 121 (18.97%) TDD
6 94 (14.73%) Microservices
7 84 (13.17%) BDD
7 84 (13.17%) Open Source
8 75 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 74 (11.60%) ITIL
10 73 (11.44%) Configuration Management
11 68 (10.66%) Mentoring
12 65 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 60 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (8.62%) Deployment Automation
15 49 (7.68%) MVC
16 48 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (7.37%) OO
18 43 (6.74%) Artificial Intelligence
19 42 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 256 (40.13%) Java
2 229 (35.89%) Python
3 155 (24.29%) C#
4 117 (18.34%) JavaScript
5 83 (13.01%) SQL
6 69 (10.82%) C++
7 61 (9.56%) Ruby
8 58 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 54 (8.46%) C
10 53 (8.31%) PowerShell
11 43 (6.74%) PHP
12 32 (5.02%) Scala
13 20 (3.13%) Groovy
14 18 (2.82%) Clojure
15 15 (2.35%) Go
15 15 (2.35%) Perl
16 9 (1.41%) R
17 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 118 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 65 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 57 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 45 (7.05%) Degree
5 38 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (4.08%) MCPD
7 16 (2.51%) ISTQB
8 14 (2.19%) ISEB
9 12 (1.88%) MCSA
9 12 (1.88%) MCSE
10 10 (1.57%) CITP
10 10 (1.57%) IIBA
11 9 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (0.94%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.94%) CCNA
12 6 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.63%) CEH
13 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.46%) QA
2 10 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.78%) GDPR
4 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 151 (23.67%) Docker
2 56 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.35%) KVM
4 14 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.72%) vSphere
7 10 (1.57%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.57%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.63%) Firmware
10 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.47%) XenApp
10 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.31%) XenServer
12 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.16%) Corosync
12 1 (0.16%) etcd
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 143 (22.41%) Puppet
2 122 (19.12%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (15.67%) Ansible
4 56 (8.78%) Kubernetes
5 36 (5.64%) Terraform
6 18 (2.82%) Icinga
7 14 (2.19%) Nagios
8 7 (1.10%) Kibana
9 6 (0.94%) Salt
10 5 (0.78%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.78%) Mesos
11 4 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.31%) Graphite
12 2 (0.31%) logstash
12 2 (0.31%) Packer
12 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.16%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 84 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 64 (10.03%) VMware
4 48 (7.52%) Google
5 34 (5.33%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.82%) Oracle
7 10 (1.57%) SAP
8 7 (1.10%) Cisco
9 6 (0.94%) Adobe
9 6 (0.94%) HP
9 6 (0.94%) Tableau
10 5 (0.78%) New Relic
11 4 (0.63%) Citrix
11 4 (0.63%) EMC
12 3 (0.47%) Juniper
12 3 (0.47%) Perforce
12 3 (0.47%) Splunk
12 3 (0.47%) Veeam
13 2 (0.31%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.31%) ServiceNow