Period
to 23 September 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 44 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 +27 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 965 638 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.72% 6.19% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 6.68% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 731 495 366
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 9,068 9,545 9,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.37% 92.63% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,190 7,849 7,759
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,140 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.28% -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +18 288 £50,000 -9.09% 61
Wiltshire +29 223 £62,138 +24.28% 40
Gloucestershire +7 212 £50,000 - 31
Somerset +20 113 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Dorset +31 77 £45,000 -21.74% 10
Devon +17 41 £47,500 +21.02% 12
Cornwall +9 10 £42,500 +13.33% 9
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 590 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (32.75%) Azure
3 302 (31.30%) Linux
3 302 (31.30%) Python
4 290 (30.05%) Java
5 275 (28.50%) C#
6 268 (27.77%) Software Engineering
7 248 (25.70%) Docker
8 241 (24.97%) AWS
9 234 (24.25%) JavaScript
10 205 (21.24%) Jenkins
11 201 (20.83%) Scrum
12 197 (20.41%) Test Automation
13 190 (19.69%) Git (software)
14 183 (18.96%) Security Cleared
15 181 (18.76%) .NET
16 178 (18.45%) Kubernetes
17 176 (18.24%) C++
18 170 (17.62%) Finance
19 159 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
20 131 (13.58%) SQL
21 121 (12.54%) Windows
21 121 (12.54%) Puppet
22 118 (12.23%) SC Cleared
23 116 (12.02%) AngularJS
24 110 (11.40%) Ansible
25 109 (11.30%) TDD
26 107 (11.09%) ASP.NET
27 105 (10.88%) SQL Server
28 101 (10.47%) JIRA

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 60 (6.22%) JBoss
2 37 (3.83%) Apache
3 33 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 30 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (2.90%) Confluence
6 24 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 22 (2.28%) CMS
8 21 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (1.66%) Jetty
10 13 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.14%) IIS
12 10 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.83%) nginx
13 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.52%) Jupyter
15 5 (0.52%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.41%) EPiServer
17 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.73%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 316 (32.75%) Azure
2 241 (24.97%) AWS
3 70 (7.25%) GCP
4 49 (5.08%) SaaS
5 33 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (3.11%) Amazon S3
6 30 (3.11%) npm
7 24 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (2.38%) Serverless
9 20 (2.07%) IaaS
10 19 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (1.76%) OpenShift
12 16 (1.66%) PaaS
13 14 (1.45%) Trello
14 13 (1.35%) Apigee
14 13 (1.35%) NuGet
14 13 (1.35%) Power Platform
15 11 (1.14%) PowerApps
16 10 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.04%) Firewall
2 31 (3.21%) Internet
3 23 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.18%) DNS
5 11 (1.14%) NAS
5 11 (1.14%) SAN
6 10 (1.04%) HTTP
6 10 (1.04%) Network Security
6 10 (1.04%) VPN
7 7 (0.73%) DMZ
8 4 (0.41%) DHCP
8 4 (0.41%) IPv4
8 4 (0.41%) IPv6
8 4 (0.41%) VLAN
9 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.10%) BGP
10 1 (0.10%) OSPF
10 1 (0.10%) SNMP
10 1 (0.10%) SSL
10 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.02%) MongoDB
3 82 (8.50%) Big Data
4 69 (7.15%) MySQL
5 57 (5.91%) Hadoop
6 54 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (5.28%) NoSQL
8 43 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 37 (3.83%) Data Lake
10 33 (3.42%) Apache Hive
11 31 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (2.38%) MariaDB
14 20 (2.07%) Geospatial Data
14 20 (2.07%) GIS
15 18 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.35%) DataStage
17 12 (1.24%) Power BI
17 12 (1.24%) Redis
17 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 205 (21.24%) Jenkins
2 190 (19.69%) Git (software)
3 101 (10.47%) JIRA
4 96 (9.95%) Selenium
5 76 (7.88%) Cucumber
5 76 (7.88%) Subversion
6 51 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 42 (4.35%) Maven
9 41 (4.25%) Bitbucket
10 38 (3.94%) Visual Studio
11 34 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (3.11%) Eclipse
13 27 (2.80%) SpecFlow
14 26 (2.69%) JUnit
15 25 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
15 25 (2.59%) webpack
16 24 (2.49%) Artifactory
16 24 (2.49%) TeamCity
17 21 (2.18%) Ant
General
1 170 (17.62%) Finance
2 86 (8.91%) Retail
3 60 (6.22%) Public Sector
4 40 (4.15%) Banking
5 29 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.69%) Marketing
7 22 (2.28%) Local Government
8 15 (1.55%) Electronics
9 13 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.04%) Legal
10 10 (1.04%) Military
11 9 (0.93%) Automotive
12 7 (0.73%) Games
13 4 (0.41%) Advertising
14 3 (0.31%) Fire and Rescue
14 3 (0.31%) Police
15 2 (0.21%) Back Office
15 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.21%) Publishing
15 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (27.88%) Developer
2 184 (19.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 175 (18.13%) Software Engineer
4 71 (7.36%) .NET Developer
4 71 (7.36%) Software Developer
5 56 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
6 48 (4.97%) Senior Developer
7 47 (4.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 45 (4.66%) Architect
8 45 (4.66%) Java Developer
9 40 (4.15%) C# Developer
10 33 (3.42%) Java Engineer
11 32 (3.32%) Consultant
11 32 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
11 32 (3.32%) Test Engineer
12 31 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
13 30 (3.11%) Administrator
14 28 (2.90%) Data Engineer
15 25 (2.59%) Analyst
16 24 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (18.76%) .NET
2 116 (12.02%) AngularJS
3 107 (11.09%) ASP.NET
4 99 (10.26%) HTML
5 98 (10.16%) Node.js
6 97 (10.05%) CSS
7 83 (8.60%) .NET Framework
8 75 (7.77%) React
9 66 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (5.91%) HTML5
11 54 (5.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (5.60%) Spring
12 49 (5.08%) Kafka
12 49 (5.08%) Web Services
13 42 (4.35%) Entity Framework
13 42 (4.35%) REST
13 42 (4.35%) Sass
14 39 (4.04%) .NET Core
14 39 (4.04%) JSON
15 36 (3.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.97%) Cyberthreat
2 45 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (3.52%) Public Cloud
4 33 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
4 33 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.90%) User Experience
6 23 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.18%) Internet of Things
9 20 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.97%) Clustering
10 19 (1.97%) Replication
11 17 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.76%) Wiki
12 7 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 302 (31.30%) Linux
2 121 (12.54%) Windows
3 64 (6.63%) CentOS
4 49 (5.08%) Unix
5 43 (4.46%) Windows Server
6 29 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (2.49%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.93%) Debian
9 7 (0.73%) Android
10 5 (0.52%) AIX
10 5 (0.52%) zOS
11 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.10%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.10%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (27.77%) Software Engineering
3 201 (20.83%) Scrum
4 197 (20.41%) Test Automation
5 159 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (11.30%) TDD
7 96 (9.95%) MVC
8 90 (9.33%) Microservices
9 89 (9.22%) Mentoring
10 87 (9.02%) Open Source
10 87 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 84 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
11 84 (8.70%) Configuration Management
12 82 (8.50%) SDLC
13 81 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
14 66 (6.84%) Kanban
15 63 (6.53%) OO
16 62 (6.42%) BDD
17 61 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 60 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 302 (31.30%) Python
2 290 (30.05%) Java
3 275 (28.50%) C#
4 234 (24.25%) JavaScript
5 176 (18.24%) C++
6 131 (13.58%) SQL
7 93 (9.64%) C
8 75 (7.77%) Ruby
9 69 (7.15%) PowerShell
10 56 (5.80%) Bash Shell
11 52 (5.39%) Go
12 49 (5.08%) TypeScript
13 42 (4.35%) Scala
14 32 (3.32%) R
15 30 (3.11%) PHP
16 21 (2.18%) Shell Script
17 20 (2.07%) Java 8
18 12 (1.24%) Perl
19 11 (1.14%) T-SQL
20 8 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 183 (18.96%) Security Cleared
2 118 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 100 (10.36%) DV Cleared
4 70 (7.25%) Degree
5 16 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.93%) RHCE
9 7 (0.73%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.73%) ISEB
10 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.41%) MCSE
12 3 (0.31%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.21%) CEH
13 2 (0.21%) MCSA
13 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.10%) CCDP
14 1 (0.10%) CCNP
14 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.25%) QA
2 13 (1.35%) SLA
3 6 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) NIST
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 248 (25.70%) Docker
2 34 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.73%) NFS
5 7 (0.73%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.41%) HDFS
7 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.31%) KVM
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.10%) LXC
10 1 (0.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 178 (18.45%) Kubernetes
2 121 (12.54%) Puppet
3 110 (11.40%) Ansible
4 74 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (7.15%) Terraform
6 34 (3.52%) Nagios
7 28 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
8 25 (2.59%) Prometheus
9 23 (2.38%) ZABBIX
10 22 (2.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 16 (1.66%) Grafana
12 10 (1.04%) Check_MK
13 9 (0.93%) Kibana
14 8 (0.83%) Cloudify
15 6 (0.62%) Control-M
15 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
15 6 (0.62%) WSUS
15 6 (0.62%) yum
16 3 (0.31%) Consul
16 3 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.98%) Red Hat
3 62 (6.42%) VMware
4 60 (6.22%) Google
5 56 (5.80%) Oracle
6 40 (4.15%) Teradata
7 35 (3.63%) Informatica
8 32 (3.32%) Atlassian
9 23 (2.38%) Sitecore
10 20 (2.07%) SAP
11 14 (1.45%) Apple
12 13 (1.35%) Ab Initio
12 13 (1.35%) Veracode
13 8 (0.83%) hybris
13 8 (0.83%) IBM
14 7 (0.73%) Cisco
14 7 (0.73%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.62%) Adobe
15 6 (0.62%) Dynatrace
16 5 (0.52%) Netezza