Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +24 +4 +54
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 771 622 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.53% 6.17% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.55% 6.66% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 622 508 468
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 £32,575 £30,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,450 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,733 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.41% +3.57% +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 7,306 9,341 9,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.34% 92.66% 91.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5,929 7,316 7,611
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,787 £63,750
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 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 February 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 23 February 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 +21 239 £52,500 +5.00% 42
Bristol +17 171 £50,000 -9.09% 77
Somerset +41 128 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Wiltshire +10 126 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Dorset +7 69 £40,000 -17.95% 11
Devon +7 32 £42,500 -29.17% 19
Cornwall +14 3 - - 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 477 (61.87%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (33.59%) Linux
3 256 (33.20%) Java
4 254 (32.94%) JavaScript
5 241 (31.26%) Azure
6 221 (28.66%) Docker
7 212 (27.50%) AWS
8 209 (27.11%) Python
9 193 (25.03%) Software Engineering
10 183 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
11 168 (21.79%) C#
12 166 (21.53%) Kubernetes
13 164 (21.27%) Security Cleared
14 163 (21.14%) Jenkins
15 158 (20.49%) Scrum
16 149 (19.33%) Test Automation
17 140 (18.16%) Ansible
17 140 (18.16%) TDD
17 140 (18.16%) SQL
18 128 (16.60%) Git (software)
19 127 (16.47%) Windows
20 123 (15.95%) Finance
21 118 (15.30%) C++
21 118 (15.30%) DV Cleared
22 111 (14.40%) .NET
23 108 (14.01%) OO
24 106 (13.75%) Microsoft
25 102 (13.23%) AngularJS
26 100 (12.97%) Web Services
27 93 (12.06%) React

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 43 (5.58%) Apache
2 42 (5.45%) JBoss
3 29 (3.76%) OpenStack
4 26 (3.37%) Confluence
5 24 (3.11%) CMS
6 22 (2.85%) Tomcat
7 21 (2.72%) SharePoint
8 16 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.95%) IIS
10 13 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.43%) nginx
12 9 (1.17%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.91%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.65%) WordPress
16 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.52%) WildFly
17 2 (0.26%) Jetty
17 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 241 (31.26%) Azure
2 212 (27.50%) AWS
3 75 (9.73%) GCP
4 42 (5.45%) SaaS
5 33 (4.28%) OpenShift
6 29 (3.76%) Serverless
7 23 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 21 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (2.08%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.56%) Office 365
11 12 (1.56%) Power Platform
12 11 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.43%) GitHub
12 11 (1.43%) PaaS
13 10 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (1.17%) Route 53
15 8 (1.04%) IaaS
15 8 (1.04%) NuGet
15 8 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.32%) Internet
2 34 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.76%) Firewall
4 23 (2.98%) DMZ
5 20 (2.59%) HTTP
6 16 (2.08%) DNS
7 12 (1.56%) VPN
8 6 (0.78%) VLAN
9 5 (0.65%) DHCP
9 5 (0.65%) SMTP
9 5 (0.65%) SSL
10 4 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.52%) LAN
10 4 (0.52%) Network Security
10 4 (0.52%) WAN
11 3 (0.39%) SAN
11 3 (0.39%) Wireless
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (0.26%) MQTT
12 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.47%) MongoDB
3 62 (8.04%) MySQL
4 55 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.63%) Big Data
7 27 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.37%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (2.08%) GIS
12 15 (1.95%) Blockchain
13 12 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.56%) Power BI
14 11 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
15 10 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (1.30%) MariaDB
16 9 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 163 (21.14%) Jenkins
2 128 (16.60%) Git (software)
3 78 (10.12%) JIRA
4 61 (7.91%) Selenium
5 48 (6.23%) Cucumber
6 40 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (4.80%) Subversion
8 26 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 25 (3.24%) Maven
10 23 (2.98%) SpecFlow
11 22 (2.85%) Bitbucket
11 22 (2.85%) JUnit
12 21 (2.72%) GitLab
13 16 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.95%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.82%) Protractor
15 14 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (1.69%) Vagrant
17 12 (1.56%) Bitbucket Server
17 12 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (15.95%) Finance
2 54 (7.00%) Retail
3 53 (6.87%) Public Sector
4 33 (4.28%) Marketing
5 28 (3.63%) Automotive
6 27 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.85%) Electronics
8 20 (2.59%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.82%) Military
10 11 (1.43%) Games
11 8 (1.04%) Banking
12 6 (0.78%) Local Government
13 5 (0.65%) Back Office
13 5 (0.65%) Police
14 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 212 (27.50%) Developer
2 147 (19.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 117 (15.18%) Software Engineer
4 63 (8.17%) Software Developer
5 51 (6.61%) Java Developer
6 43 (5.58%) Architect
7 41 (5.32%) Junior
8 40 (5.19%) .NET Developer
8 40 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 33 (4.28%) Java Engineer
10 28 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (3.63%) Java Software Engineer
11 27 (3.50%) Principal Engineer
12 26 (3.37%) Angular Developer
12 26 (3.37%) Senior DevOps
13 24 (3.11%) C# Developer
14 23 (2.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 22 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
16 21 (2.72%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (14.40%) .NET
2 102 (13.23%) AngularJS
3 100 (12.97%) Web Services
4 93 (12.06%) React
5 92 (11.93%) Node.js
6 85 (11.02%) HTML
7 79 (10.25%) CSS
8 62 (8.04%) ASP.NET
9 60 (7.78%) Spring
10 53 (6.87%) REST
11 48 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (5.45%) HTML5
13 38 (4.93%) RESTful
14 37 (4.80%) .NET Framework
14 37 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (4.41%) JSON
16 31 (4.02%) Hibernate
17 29 (3.76%) Vue.js
18 28 (3.63%) Entity Framework
19 27 (3.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.97%) Public Cloud
2 38 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.76%) Cyberthreat
4 28 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.46%) User Experience
6 17 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (1.56%) Wiki
10 11 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.17%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.78%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.78%) VHDL
14 5 (0.65%) CUDA
14 5 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (33.59%) Linux
2 127 (16.47%) Windows
3 71 (9.21%) Unix
4 52 (6.74%) CentOS
5 46 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 24 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.11%) Ubuntu
7 22 (2.85%) Debian
8 21 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.65%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.52%) Android
11 4 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.39%) VMS
13 2 (0.26%) AIX
13 2 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
13 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (61.87%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (25.03%) Software Engineering
3 183 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
4 158 (20.49%) Scrum
5 149 (19.33%) Test Automation
6 140 (18.16%) TDD
7 108 (14.01%) OO
8 88 (11.41%) Microservices
9 86 (11.15%) MVC
10 83 (10.77%) Unit Testing
11 77 (9.99%) Open Source
12 69 (8.95%) Configuration Management
13 68 (8.82%) SDLC
14 61 (7.91%) Kanban
15 58 (7.52%) Artificial Intelligence
16 53 (6.87%) BDD
17 52 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
18 51 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 49 (6.36%) Machine Learning
19 49 (6.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 256 (33.20%) Java
2 254 (32.94%) JavaScript
3 209 (27.11%) Python
4 168 (21.79%) C#
5 140 (18.16%) SQL
6 118 (15.30%) C++
7 75 (9.73%) Bash Shell
8 64 (8.30%) C
9 60 (7.78%) Ruby
10 47 (6.10%) PowerShell
10 47 (6.10%) TypeScript
11 34 (4.41%) PHP
12 31 (4.02%) Go
13 28 (3.63%) Java 8
14 19 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.95%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.82%) Perl
16 14 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.56%) Groovy
18 6 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 164 (21.27%) Security Cleared
2 118 (15.30%) DV Cleared
3 84 (10.89%) SC Cleared
4 63 (8.17%) Degree
5 20 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.59%) RHCE
6 19 (2.46%) ISEB
7 15 (1.95%) AWS Certification
8 13 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.17%) CEH
10 9 (1.17%) MCSA
10 9 (1.17%) MCSE
11 5 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.26%) CCIE
13 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.49%) QA
2 10 (1.30%) GDPR
3 5 (0.65%) NIST
4 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 221 (28.66%) Docker
2 55 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 20 (2.59%) VirtualBox
5 11 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.30%) vSphere
7 8 (1.04%) Ceph
8 7 (0.91%) KVM
8 7 (0.91%) oVirt
9 5 (0.65%) GlusterFS
9 5 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.52%) Xen
11 2 (0.26%) Postfix
11 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.13%) Firmware
12 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 166 (21.53%) Kubernetes
2 140 (18.16%) Ansible
3 84 (10.89%) Puppet
4 82 (10.64%) Terraform
5 69 (8.95%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (2.98%) Packer
8 19 (2.46%) Nagios
9 16 (2.08%) Cloudify
10 12 (1.56%) logstash
10 12 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 12 (1.56%) WSUS
10 12 (1.56%) yum
11 11 (1.43%) Mesos
12 10 (1.30%) Grafana
13 9 (1.17%) SCCM
13 9 (1.17%) SCOM
14 7 (0.91%) Salt
15 6 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 106 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.28%) Oracle
3 73 (9.47%) Google
4 67 (8.69%) VMware
5 59 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 46 (5.97%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.46%) SAP
8 16 (2.08%) Sitecore
9 15 (1.95%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.30%) Sencha
11 9 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.04%) IBM
13 7 (0.91%) HP
13 7 (0.91%) Symantec
13 7 (0.91%) Veritas
14 6 (0.78%) Adobe
14 6 (0.78%) Apple
15 5 (0.65%) MuleSoft
15 5 (0.65%) New Relic
16 4 (0.52%) Dynatrace