Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 27 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +35
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 585 865 662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 11.23% 8.56% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.33% 9.34% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 560 716 552
Median annual salary £52,375 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £68,750
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 4,744 9,265 10,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.11% 91.68% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,815 7,276 8,408
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.72%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the South West.

Salary trend for DevOps in the South West

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the South West over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +23 158 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Bristol +4 156 £45,000 -10.00% 32
Wiltshire 0 115 £62,500 +0.58% 8
Somerset +7 70 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Dorset +10 48 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Devon +13 20 £65,000 +4.00% 14
Cornwall +3 2 - - 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 379 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (35.90%) Java
3 204 (34.87%) Linux
4 190 (32.48%) Docker
5 187 (31.97%) Azure
5 187 (31.97%) AWS
6 172 (29.40%) Python
7 165 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 155 (26.50%) Scrum
9 145 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
10 134 (22.91%) Kubernetes
11 133 (22.74%) Ansible
12 131 (22.39%) TDD
13 124 (21.20%) Software Engineering
14 123 (21.03%) Jenkins
15 121 (20.68%) Security Cleared
16 113 (19.32%) C#
17 111 (18.97%) Test Automation
18 105 (17.95%) SQL
19 102 (17.44%) Finance
20 94 (16.07%) .NET
21 91 (15.56%) Terraform
22 86 (14.70%) Node.js
23 84 (14.36%) OO
24 70 (11.97%) Windows
24 70 (11.97%) Microsoft
24 70 (11.97%) JIRA
24 70 (11.97%) React
25 69 (11.79%) Git (software)
26 68 (11.62%) Web Services

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 42 (7.18%) Confluence
2 17 (2.91%) OpenStack
3 15 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.39%) Apache
5 12 (2.05%) CMS
5 12 (2.05%) JBoss
5 12 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.54%) IIS
7 9 (1.54%) nginx
7 9 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.20%) NServiceBus
10 6 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.03%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.17%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 9 (1.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 187 (31.97%) AWS
1 187 (31.97%) Azure
2 41 (7.01%) GCP
3 33 (5.64%) Serverless
4 30 (5.13%) Amazon S3
5 28 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (4.44%) SaaS
7 23 (3.93%) OpenShift
7 23 (3.93%) Route 53
8 22 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (3.25%) GitHub
9 19 (3.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (2.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 12 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (2.05%) PaaS
12 11 (1.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 11 (1.88%) IaaS
13 10 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (1.71%) Power Platform
14 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.62%) Internet
2 21 (3.59%) Firewall
3 20 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.22%) DNS
4 13 (2.22%) VPN
5 11 (1.88%) DMZ
6 10 (1.71%) HTTP
7 6 (1.03%) MQTT
7 6 (1.03%) SSL
8 5 (0.85%) SAN
9 4 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.68%) SMTP
10 3 (0.51%) DHCP
10 3 (0.51%) NAS
10 3 (0.51%) VLAN
11 2 (0.34%) Broadband
11 2 (0.34%) Network Security
12 1 (0.17%) LAN
12 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 61 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 46 (7.86%) MySQL
4 41 (7.01%) Big Data
5 40 (6.84%) NoSQL
6 34 (5.81%) Hadoop
7 27 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.91%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.56%) Data Lake
12 13 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (1.20%) Redis
16 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (1.03%) Power BI
17 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 123 (21.03%) Jenkins
2 70 (11.97%) JIRA
3 69 (11.79%) Git (software)
4 66 (11.28%) Cucumber
5 62 (10.60%) Selenium
6 26 (4.44%) SpecFlow
7 21 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (3.08%) Bitbucket
9 18 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (3.08%) Vagrant
10 16 (2.74%) Protractor
11 14 (2.39%) Artifactory
12 13 (2.22%) Maven
12 13 (2.22%) SonarQube
12 13 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (2.05%) Bitbucket Server
13 12 (2.05%) GitLab
14 11 (1.88%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.71%) Cypress.io
General
1 102 (17.44%) Finance
2 36 (6.15%) Retail
3 28 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.25%) Banking
5 17 (2.91%) Marketing
6 15 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.22%) Automotive
8 12 (2.05%) Electronics
8 12 (2.05%) Local Government
9 11 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.54%) Games
10 9 (1.54%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.37%) Back Office
12 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.03%) Military
13 5 (0.85%) Police
14 3 (0.51%) Advertising
15 2 (0.34%) Law
16 1 (0.17%) Billing
16 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (24.96%) Developer
1 146 (24.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (12.14%) Software Engineer
3 43 (7.35%) Java Developer
4 35 (5.98%) Architect
5 34 (5.81%) Senior DevOps
6 33 (5.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 33 (5.64%) Software Developer
7 30 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 28 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
9 27 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
10 26 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 23 (3.93%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (3.59%) Junior
13 20 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (3.25%) Angular Developer
15 18 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
16 17 (2.91%) Java Engineer
16 17 (2.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (16.07%) .NET
2 86 (14.70%) Node.js
3 70 (11.97%) React
4 68 (11.62%) AngularJS
4 68 (11.62%) Web Services
5 50 (8.55%) HTML
6 40 (6.84%) CSS
7 39 (6.67%) Spring
8 34 (5.81%) REST
9 32 (5.47%) RESTful
10 31 (5.30%) ASP.NET
11 27 (4.62%) Vue.js
12 26 (4.44%) .NET Framework
12 26 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (3.93%) HTML5
14 22 (3.76%) .NET Core
15 20 (3.42%) Kafka
15 20 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (3.25%) Enzyme
16 19 (3.25%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.42%) Cloud Native
4 14 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.39%) Public Cloud
4 14 (2.39%) User Experience
5 11 (1.88%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (1.54%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.85%) CESG
10 5 (0.85%) Tandem
11 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.68%) VHDL
12 2 (0.34%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 204 (34.87%) Linux
2 70 (11.97%) Windows
3 48 (8.21%) Unix
4 37 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (5.81%) CentOS
6 20 (3.42%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.05%) CoreOS
7 12 (2.05%) Debian
8 11 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.51%) Android
10 3 (0.51%) VMS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (26.50%) Scrum
3 145 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
4 131 (22.39%) TDD
5 124 (21.20%) Software Engineering
6 111 (18.97%) Test Automation
7 84 (14.36%) OO
8 61 (10.43%) BDD
8 61 (10.43%) Microservices
8 61 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (9.91%) Mentoring
10 53 (9.06%) Configuration Management
10 53 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (8.55%) Kanban
12 48 (8.21%) Project Delivery
13 46 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 46 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 46 (7.86%) MVC
14 45 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 210 (35.90%) Java
2 172 (29.40%) Python
3 165 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 113 (19.32%) C#
5 105 (17.95%) SQL
6 60 (10.26%) C++
7 54 (9.23%) Bash Shell
7 54 (9.23%) Ruby
8 53 (9.06%) TypeScript
9 44 (7.52%) C
10 38 (6.50%) PowerShell
11 31 (5.30%) Go
12 23 (3.93%) PHP
13 22 (3.76%) Groovy
13 22 (3.76%) T-SQL
14 18 (3.08%) Java 8
14 18 (3.08%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.05%) Scala
16 9 (1.54%) Perl
16 9 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 121 (20.68%) Security Cleared
2 64 (10.94%) DV Cleared
3 54 (9.23%) Degree
4 47 (8.03%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.56%) ISEB
5 15 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.05%) AWS Certification
7 8 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.20%) RHCE
9 5 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.51%) CCNA
10 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) CISSP
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.55%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) GDPR
2 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.68%) NIST
3 4 (0.68%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 190 (32.48%) Docker
2 29 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.74%) VirtualBox
4 11 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.88%) GlusterFS
5 8 (1.37%) vSphere
6 6 (1.03%) KVM
7 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.51%) Ceph
9 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.34%) oVirt
9 2 (0.34%) Postfix
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) LXC
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 134 (22.91%) Kubernetes
2 133 (22.74%) Ansible
3 91 (15.56%) Terraform
4 53 (9.06%) Puppet
5 47 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.39%) Nagios
7 12 (2.05%) Packer
8 8 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.03%) Mesos
9 6 (1.03%) Rancher
9 6 (1.03%) WSUS
10 5 (0.85%) Cloudify
10 5 (0.85%) logstash
10 5 (0.85%) OSSEC
10 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.85%) yum
11 4 (0.68%) Grafana
12 3 (0.51%) Salt
13 2 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 70 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.74%) Oracle
3 43 (7.35%) VMware
4 41 (7.01%) Red Hat
5 36 (6.15%) Atlassian
6 28 (4.79%) Google
7 16 (2.74%) SAP
8 12 (2.05%) New Relic
8 12 (2.05%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.88%) Teradata
10 9 (1.54%) BiZZdesign
10 9 (1.54%) Informatica
10 9 (1.54%) Sparx
11 8 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.37%) Splunk
12 6 (1.03%) AppDynamics
12 6 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.85%) Cadence
14 3 (0.51%) TOWER Software
15 2 (0.34%) Cisco