Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 43 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 +40 +41
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 727 669 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.39% 6.25% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 6.79% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 580 544 321
South West median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +7.95% -7.37%
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,125 £68,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 9,017 9,855 9,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.69% 92.10% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,014 8,089 7,725
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +6 254 £52,500 +5.00% 45
Wiltshire +10 170 £55,000 +18.28% 13
Gloucestershire +4 112 £53,500 +16.30% 10
Dorset +31 97 £40,000 -30.43% 4
Somerset -12 57 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Devon -8 21 £65,000 +68.97% 8
Cornwall +28 14 £42,500 +21.43%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 434 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (39.20%) Linux
3 245 (33.70%) Java
4 239 (32.87%) Amazon AWS
5 233 (32.05%) Python
6 220 (30.26%) C#
7 206 (28.34%) Docker
8 170 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 164 (22.56%) Git (software)
9 164 (22.56%) Jenkins
10 157 (21.60%) JavaScript
11 156 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
11 156 (21.46%) Software Engineering
12 147 (20.22%) Test Automation
13 143 (19.67%) .NET
14 141 (19.39%) SQL
15 140 (19.26%) Security Cleared
16 123 (16.92%) TDD
16 123 (16.92%) Finance
17 119 (16.37%) Windows
18 118 (16.23%) Scrum
18 118 (16.23%) Kubernetes
19 111 (15.27%) SQL Server
20 109 (14.99%) Puppet
21 108 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
22 96 (13.20%) Ansible
22 96 (13.20%) Node.js
23 94 (12.93%) SC Cleared
24 90 (12.38%) C++
25 84 (11.55%) HTML

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 38 (5.23%) Apache Spark
2 37 (5.09%) Confluence
3 34 (4.68%) JBoss
4 29 (3.99%) IIS
5 28 (3.85%) Apache
6 27 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.34%) CMS
8 15 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.93%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.79%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.38%) Jetty
12 8 (1.10%) nginx
13 7 (0.96%) Drupal
13 7 (0.96%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.83%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 239 (32.87%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (6.60%) SaaS
4 38 (5.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 33 (4.54%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (4.26%) Amazon S3
8 22 (3.03%) Serverless
9 15 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (1.79%) npm
11 12 (1.65%) Route 53
12 11 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (1.24%) IaaS
15 8 (1.10%) Office 365
15 8 (1.10%) Trello
15 8 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.19%) Internet
2 22 (3.03%) Firewall
3 20 (2.75%) Bluetooth
4 19 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.65%) DNS
6 11 (1.51%) IPv4
6 11 (1.51%) IPv6
6 11 (1.51%) Network Security
7 10 (1.38%) HTTP
8 7 (0.96%) NAS
8 7 (0.96%) SAN
9 3 (0.41%) Intranet
10 2 (0.28%) DHCP
10 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.28%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.28%) SSH
10 2 (0.28%) SSL
10 2 (0.28%) VLAN
10 2 (0.28%) VPN
11 1 (0.14%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.90%) Big Data
3 71 (9.77%) MongoDB
4 53 (7.29%) Hadoop
5 46 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 44 (6.05%) MySQL
7 36 (4.95%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (3.44%) Neo4j
10 23 (3.16%) Relational Database
11 22 (3.03%) Data Lake
12 21 (2.89%) Apache Hive
13 15 (2.06%) MariaDB
14 13 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
14 13 (1.79%) Redis
15 10 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.38%) GIS
16 8 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (0.83%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 164 (22.56%) Git (software)
1 164 (22.56%) Jenkins
2 76 (10.45%) JIRA
3 53 (7.29%) Selenium
4 50 (6.88%) Cucumber
5 43 (5.91%) Subversion
6 38 (5.23%) Visual Studio
7 37 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (4.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (4.26%) Bitbucket
10 27 (3.71%) Maven
11 26 (3.58%) SpecFlow
12 22 (3.03%) JUnit
13 21 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
14 20 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (2.61%) Bitbucket Server
15 19 (2.61%) Eclipse
16 16 (2.20%) Mercurial
16 16 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
17 15 (2.06%) webpack
General
1 123 (16.92%) Finance
2 47 (6.46%) Retail
3 25 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.61%) Local Government
5 18 (2.48%) Marketing
6 15 (2.06%) Banking
7 14 (1.93%) Games
8 10 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.24%) Electronics
10 7 (0.96%) Legal
11 5 (0.69%) Publishing
12 3 (0.41%) Military
13 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) Law
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 237 (32.60%) Developer
2 152 (20.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (13.34%) Software Engineer
4 63 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 63 (8.67%) C# Developer
5 48 (6.60%) Java Developer
6 44 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 34 (4.68%) Java Engineer
8 33 (4.54%) Test Engineer
9 32 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
10 31 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 31 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
11 30 (4.13%) Architect
11 30 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
13 27 (3.71%) AWS Engineer
14 25 (3.44%) Administrator
15 24 (3.30%) Senior DevOps
16 23 (3.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.67%) .NET
2 96 (13.20%) Node.js
3 84 (11.55%) HTML
4 82 (11.28%) ASP.NET
5 78 (10.73%) CSS
6 66 (9.08%) Web Services
7 64 (8.80%) AngularJS
7 64 (8.80%) React
8 54 (7.43%) REST
9 53 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (6.05%) Spring
11 43 (5.91%) .NET Framework
11 43 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (5.36%) Kafka
13 35 (4.81%) HTML5
13 35 (4.81%) JSON
14 33 (4.54%) .NET Core
15 29 (3.99%) Java EE
16 27 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 27 (3.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.91%) Internet of Things
3 42 (5.78%) Fintech
4 27 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.75%) User Experience
8 19 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (2.34%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 16 (2.20%) Clustering
11 14 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.93%) Wiki
12 13 (1.79%) Replication
13 11 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (0.83%) PKI
17 5 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 285 (39.20%) Linux
2 119 (16.37%) Windows
3 50 (6.88%) CentOS
3 50 (6.88%) Unix
4 29 (3.99%) Android
4 29 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (3.58%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.16%) Ubuntu
7 17 (2.34%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.69%) DC/OS
10 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.41%) AIX
11 3 (0.41%) Debian
11 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
2 156 (21.46%) Software Engineering
3 147 (20.22%) Test Automation
4 123 (16.92%) TDD
5 118 (16.23%) Scrum
6 108 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 82 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (10.73%) Open Source
9 75 (10.32%) Configuration Management
10 73 (10.04%) MVC
11 66 (9.08%) Mentoring
12 64 (8.80%) SDLC
13 58 (7.98%) Unit Testing
14 57 (7.84%) Analytics
15 52 (7.15%) BDD
16 48 (6.60%) Artificial Intelligence
17 45 (6.19%) Deployment Automation
18 44 (6.05%) Microservices
19 42 (5.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 245 (33.70%) Java
2 233 (32.05%) Python
3 220 (30.26%) C#
4 157 (21.60%) JavaScript
5 141 (19.39%) SQL
6 90 (12.38%) C++
7 78 (10.73%) C
8 75 (10.32%) Ruby
9 60 (8.25%) PowerShell
10 54 (7.43%) Bash Shell
11 44 (6.05%) Scala
12 35 (4.81%) Go
13 28 (3.85%) TypeScript
14 25 (3.44%) PHP
15 23 (3.16%) Kotlin
16 16 (2.20%) Shell Script
17 15 (2.06%) Cypher
18 14 (1.93%) Clojure
19 12 (1.65%) PL/SQL
19 12 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (19.26%) Security Cleared
2 94 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 72 (9.90%) Degree
4 71 (9.77%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.75%) ISTQB
6 15 (2.06%) ISEB
7 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.10%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.69%) MCPD
11 5 (0.69%) RHCE
12 4 (0.55%) CEH
12 4 (0.55%) MCSA
12 4 (0.55%) MCSE
12 4 (0.55%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.41%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.78%) QA
2 14 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.10%) SLA
4 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 206 (28.34%) Docker
2 21 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.96%) NFS
7 6 (0.83%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.69%) KVM
8 5 (0.69%) vSphere
9 4 (0.55%) HDFS
9 4 (0.55%) RHEV
10 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.41%) oVirt
10 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 118 (16.23%) Kubernetes
2 109 (14.99%) Puppet
3 96 (13.20%) Ansible
4 79 (10.87%) Terraform
5 71 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.03%) Nagios
6 22 (3.03%) Prometheus
7 21 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (2.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (2.06%) ZABBIX
10 14 (1.93%) Packer
11 10 (1.38%) Grafana
12 7 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.69%) Check_MK
14 4 (0.55%) Salt
14 4 (0.55%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.41%) Kibana
15 3 (0.41%) logstash
16 2 (0.28%) FreeIPA
16 2 (0.28%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 54 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.29%) Red Hat
3 48 (6.60%) Oracle
4 35 (4.81%) VMware
5 29 (3.99%) Google
6 20 (2.75%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.20%) SAP
7 16 (2.20%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.93%) Teradata
9 13 (1.79%) Informatica
10 12 (1.65%) DevExpress
11 11 (1.51%) Splunk
12 7 (0.96%) Cisco
13 6 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.69%) Juniper
14 5 (0.69%) New Relic
15 4 (0.55%) Black Duck
15 4 (0.55%) Dynatrace
15 4 (0.55%) F5
16 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft