Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 47 65
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18 +38
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 907 607 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.72% 6.05% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.72% 6.52% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 685 484 428
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,700 £30,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,300 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 8,462 9,304 9,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.71% 92.81% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,768 7,379 7,700
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,945 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.85% +5.00% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Gloucestershire +17 274 £50,000 - 42
Bristol +6 205 £50,000 -9.09% 43
Wiltshire +15 160 £60,750 +17.96% 35
Somerset +39 146 £50,000 - 19
Dorset +4 72 £40,000 -15.79% 15
Devon +24 45 £47,500 +22.58% 7
Cornwall +13 3 £30,500 -19.74% 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 543 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (30.98%) Azure
3 271 (29.88%) JavaScript
4 269 (29.66%) Java
4 269 (29.66%) Python
5 262 (28.89%) Software Engineering
6 259 (28.56%) Linux
7 255 (28.11%) C#
8 235 (25.91%) Docker
9 195 (21.50%) AWS
10 194 (21.39%) Security Cleared
11 190 (20.95%) Jenkins
12 179 (19.74%) Test Automation
13 177 (19.51%) C++
14 176 (19.40%) Scrum
15 172 (18.96%) Kubernetes
16 169 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
17 161 (17.75%) Git (software)
18 155 (17.09%) Finance
19 154 (16.98%) .NET
20 142 (15.66%) Windows
21 139 (15.33%) DV Cleared
22 135 (14.88%) Microsoft
23 130 (14.33%) TDD
24 123 (13.56%) SQL
25 118 (13.01%) AngularJS
26 112 (12.35%) SC Cleared
27 108 (11.91%) Ansible
28 106 (11.69%) CSS
29 105 (11.58%) 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 59 (6.50%) JBoss
2 49 (5.40%) Apache
3 23 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.43%) Confluence
5 21 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.09%) CMS
7 18 (1.98%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.65%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.10%) IIS
9 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.88%) Jetty
11 7 (0.77%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.77%) nginx
12 6 (0.66%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.66%) WordPress
13 5 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.55%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 281 (30.98%) Azure
2 195 (21.50%) AWS
3 76 (8.38%) GCP
4 51 (5.62%) SaaS
5 24 (2.65%) Serverless
6 21 (2.32%) npm
7 20 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.87%) OpenShift
9 16 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.43%) Office 365
11 12 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (1.32%) Trello
11 12 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.21%) IaaS
12 11 (1.21%) NuGet
13 10 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.97%) Internet
2 33 (3.64%) Firewall
3 25 (2.76%) DNS
4 24 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.54%) HTTP
6 13 (1.43%) DMZ
6 13 (1.43%) VPN
7 7 (0.77%) DHCP
8 6 (0.66%) Network Security
9 5 (0.55%) VLAN
10 4 (0.44%) NAS
10 4 (0.44%) SAN
10 4 (0.44%) SMTP
11 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.33%) IPv4
11 3 (0.33%) IPv6
11 3 (0.33%) LAN
11 3 (0.33%) WAN
11 3 (0.33%) Wireless
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 84 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 71 (7.83%) MySQL
4 47 (5.18%) Big Data
4 47 (5.18%) Hadoop
4 47 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (5.07%) NoSQL
6 38 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.20%) GIS
8 19 (2.09%) Data Lake
8 19 (2.09%) Geospatial Data
8 19 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.87%) Apache Hive
10 17 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.76%) Blockchain
11 16 (1.76%) MariaDB
12 15 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.32%) Redis
14 11 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 190 (20.95%) Jenkins
2 161 (17.75%) Git (software)
3 96 (10.58%) JIRA
4 80 (8.82%) Selenium
5 62 (6.84%) Subversion
6 59 (6.50%) Cucumber
7 39 (4.30%) Maven
8 38 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 36 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (3.42%) Bitbucket
11 29 (3.20%) TeamCity
12 28 (3.09%) JUnit
13 25 (2.76%) Eclipse
13 25 (2.76%) Visual Studio
14 23 (2.54%) Ant
15 19 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (2.09%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.87%) webpack
17 15 (1.65%) Bitbucket Server
18 13 (1.43%) GitLab
General
1 155 (17.09%) Finance
2 79 (8.71%) Retail
3 65 (7.17%) Public Sector
4 40 (4.41%) Marketing
5 29 (3.20%) Banking
6 26 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.76%) Electronics
8 23 (2.54%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.09%) Military
10 17 (1.87%) Automotive
11 13 (1.43%) Local Government
12 8 (0.88%) Games
13 3 (0.33%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Police
14 2 (0.22%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Fire and Rescue
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (26.46%) Developer
2 173 (19.07%) Software Engineer
3 167 (18.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 80 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 58 (6.39%) .NET Developer
6 49 (5.40%) Senior DevOps
7 42 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 40 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 40 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 38 (4.19%) Architect
10 36 (3.97%) Java Engineer
11 34 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
12 33 (3.64%) C# Developer
13 26 (2.87%) Junior
14 25 (2.76%) Consultant
15 24 (2.65%) Analyst
15 24 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
15 24 (2.65%) Test Engineer
16 23 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 23 (2.54%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (16.98%) .NET
2 118 (13.01%) AngularJS
3 106 (11.69%) CSS
4 105 (11.58%) HTML
5 94 (10.36%) Node.js
6 89 (9.81%) ASP.NET
7 75 (8.27%) React
8 72 (7.94%) Web Services
9 64 (7.06%) .NET Framework
10 61 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (6.28%) HTML5
12 54 (5.95%) Spring
13 48 (5.29%) REST
14 47 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 45 (4.96%) JSON
16 44 (4.85%) Sass
17 38 (4.19%) Entity Framework
18 36 (3.97%) Java EE
19 31 (3.42%) .NET Core
19 31 (3.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
2 40 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
3 37 (4.08%) Public Cloud
4 36 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.43%) User Experience
7 21 (2.32%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.21%) Wiki
9 19 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (1.10%) Clustering
13 10 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.10%) Replication
14 6 (0.66%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.55%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.55%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 259 (28.56%) Linux
2 142 (15.66%) Windows
3 68 (7.50%) CentOS
4 66 (7.28%) Unix
5 58 (6.39%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 21 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.76%) Debian
10 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.55%) zOS
12 4 (0.44%) AIX
12 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.33%) Android
14 2 (0.22%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 179 (19.74%) Test Automation
4 176 (19.40%) Scrum
5 169 (18.63%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (14.33%) TDD
7 98 (10.80%) MVC
7 98 (10.80%) Unit Testing
8 96 (10.58%) Open Source
9 95 (10.47%) Microservices
10 86 (9.48%) OO
11 81 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
12 78 (8.60%) SDLC
13 69 (7.61%) Configuration Management
14 68 (7.50%) BDD
15 65 (7.17%) Kanban
16 56 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 53 (5.84%) Mentoring
18 51 (5.62%) ITIL
19 47 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 271 (29.88%) JavaScript
2 269 (29.66%) Java
2 269 (29.66%) Python
3 255 (28.11%) C#
4 177 (19.51%) C++
5 123 (13.56%) SQL
6 83 (9.15%) C
7 66 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 60 (6.62%) PowerShell
9 51 (5.62%) Ruby
10 40 (4.41%) TypeScript
11 36 (3.97%) PHP
12 31 (3.42%) Go
13 27 (2.98%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.87%) Java 8
15 21 (2.32%) R
16 17 (1.87%) Perl
17 16 (1.76%) Scala
18 13 (1.43%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 194 (21.39%) Security Cleared
2 139 (15.33%) DV Cleared
3 112 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 46 (5.07%) Degree
5 17 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.65%) RHCE
7 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.43%) MCSE
9 12 (1.32%) ISEB
10 11 (1.21%) CEH
10 11 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (1.21%) MCSA
10 11 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.88%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.33%) CCDP
12 3 (0.33%) CCNP
12 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.62%) QA
2 8 (0.88%) GDPR
3 6 (0.66%) SLA
4 5 (0.55%) NIST
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 235 (25.91%) Docker
2 52 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.54%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.44%) KVM
7 4 (0.44%) vSphere
8 3 (0.33%) Ceph
8 3 (0.33%) oVirt
8 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 172 (18.96%) Kubernetes
2 108 (11.91%) Ansible
3 87 (9.59%) Puppet
4 62 (6.84%) Terraform
5 53 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.21%) Nagios
7 19 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (1.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (1.65%) Cloudify
9 15 (1.65%) Grafana
10 14 (1.54%) ZABBIX
11 11 (1.21%) Prometheus
11 11 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (1.21%) WSUS
11 11 (1.21%) yum
12 9 (0.99%) Packer
12 9 (0.99%) SCCM
12 9 (0.99%) SCOM
13 8 (0.88%) Check_MK
13 8 (0.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 135 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 84 (9.26%) Oracle
3 78 (8.60%) Google
4 69 (7.61%) Red Hat
5 67 (7.39%) VMware
6 39 (4.30%) Atlassian
7 22 (2.43%) SAP
8 20 (2.21%) Teradata
9 17 (1.87%) Apple
10 15 (1.65%) Informatica
11 12 (1.32%) IBM
11 12 (1.32%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.10%) Sencha
13 9 (0.99%) Adobe
14 8 (0.88%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.77%) HP
15 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.66%) Cisco
16 6 (0.66%) Symantec
16 6 (0.66%) Veritas