Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 67 93
Rank change year-on-year +25 +26 +53
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 617 485 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.04% 4.71% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 5.17% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 480 413 299
South West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 9,407 9,383 9,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.16% 91.18% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,553 7,732 8,148
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,975 £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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +3 247 £55,000 - 68
Gloucestershire +45 123 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Wiltshire +1 94 £52,500 +5.00% 21
Dorset +33 64 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Somerset +27 61 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Devon +8 12 £37,500 +19.05% 4
Cornwall -8 9 £38,000 -24.00% 3
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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.

1 370 (59.97%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (43.27%) Linux
3 216 (35.01%) Amazon AWS
4 209 (33.87%) Python
5 199 (32.25%) Java
6 193 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 169 (27.39%) Jenkins
8 157 (25.45%) Docker
9 151 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
10 145 (23.50%) C#
11 134 (21.72%) Software Engineering
12 122 (19.77%) Scrum
13 120 (19.45%) JavaScript
14 114 (18.48%) Ansible
15 112 (18.15%) TDD
16 110 (17.83%) Windows
17 105 (17.02%) Security Cleared
18 104 (16.86%) Puppet
19 102 (16.53%) .NET
20 98 (15.88%) Microsoft
21 95 (15.40%) Git (software)
22 90 (14.59%) JIRA
23 85 (13.78%) Finance
24 82 (13.29%) SQL
24 82 (13.29%) Opscode Chef
25 77 (12.48%) Bash Shell
26 76 (12.32%) Test Automation
27 74 (11.99%) Open Source
27 74 (11.99%) Apache
28 73 (11.83%) 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 74 (11.99%) Apache
2 54 (8.75%) Confluence
3 43 (6.97%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (3.89%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.76%) IIS
5 17 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.43%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.94%) nginx
8 11 (1.78%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.62%) JBoss
10 9 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.13%) Jetty
12 5 (0.81%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.65%) Drupal
14 3 (0.49%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.49%) CMS
15 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Exstream
1 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 216 (35.01%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (31.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (7.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 45 (7.29%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (6.00%) SaaS
6 27 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (4.38%) Amazon S3
7 24 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (3.40%) GitHub
9 17 (2.76%) PaaS
10 14 (2.27%) IaaS
11 13 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (1.46%) Serverless
13 6 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.65%) NuGet
15 4 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
16 3 (0.49%) npm
16 3 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.40%) Firewall
2 18 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.59%) Network Security
4 15 (2.43%) LAN
4 15 (2.43%) SSL
5 13 (2.11%) HTTP
5 13 (2.11%) WAN
6 9 (1.46%) Broadband
7 6 (0.97%) DHCP
7 6 (0.97%) VoIP
8 5 (0.81%) DNS
8 5 (0.81%) IPv4
8 5 (0.81%) IPv6
8 5 (0.81%) VLAN
9 4 (0.65%) SSH
10 3 (0.49%) Internet
10 3 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.32%) Extranet
11 2 (0.32%) Intranet
11 2 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.24%) Big Data
3 44 (7.13%) MySQL
4 41 (6.65%) Hadoop
5 39 (6.32%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.54%) MongoDB
7 26 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.59%) Apache Hive
10 15 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.78%) CouchDB
12 11 (1.78%) Neo4j
13 10 (1.62%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.97%) GIS
15 6 (0.97%) MarkLogic
15 6 (0.97%) Redis
16 5 (0.81%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 169 (27.39%) Jenkins
2 95 (15.40%) Git (software)
3 90 (14.59%) JIRA
4 68 (11.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 48 (7.78%) Selenium
6 44 (7.13%) Bitbucket
7 43 (6.97%) JUnit
8 39 (6.32%) EasyMock
8 39 (6.32%) Visual Studio
9 36 (5.83%) Maven
10 30 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (3.73%) GitLab
11 23 (3.73%) SoapUI
12 19 (3.08%) Subversion
13 16 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (2.43%) gulp
15 14 (2.27%) Eclipse
15 14 (2.27%) Jasmine
15 14 (2.27%) SpecFlow
16 13 (2.11%) Vagrant
General
1 85 (13.78%) Finance
2 32 (5.19%) Marketing
3 19 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.92%) Retail
5 14 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.11%) Electronics
7 5 (0.81%) Banking
7 5 (0.81%) Games
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 176 (28.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 169 (27.39%) Developer
3 70 (11.35%) Software Engineer
4 52 (8.43%) Architect
5 46 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 45 (7.29%) Software Developer
7 44 (7.13%) Java Engineer
8 41 (6.65%) .NET Developer
8 41 (6.65%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
10 26 (4.21%) Analyst
11 25 (4.05%) C# Developer
11 25 (4.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 25 (4.05%) DevOps Developer
11 25 (4.05%) Java Software Developer
11 25 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.89%) Cloud Architect
13 22 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
14 21 (3.40%) Administrator
14 21 (3.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (16.53%) .NET
2 73 (11.83%) HTML
3 71 (11.51%) Spring
4 60 (9.72%) CSS
5 59 (9.56%) AngularJS
6 57 (9.24%) REST
7 46 (7.46%) SOAP
8 45 (7.29%) ASP.NET
9 40 (6.48%) Node.js
10 39 (6.32%) Java EE
11 38 (6.16%) JSF
12 36 (5.83%) HTML5
12 36 (5.83%) React
13 35 (5.67%) RESTful
14 34 (5.51%) XML
15 32 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (5.02%) EJB
16 31 (5.02%) Web Services
17 30 (4.86%) .NET Framework
18 23 (3.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.81%) User Experience
2 33 (5.35%) Wiki
3 28 (4.54%) Public Cloud
4 26 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.43%) Fintech
9 14 (2.27%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.46%) Renewable Energy
13 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.97%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.81%) Social Media
16 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 267 (43.27%) Linux
2 110 (17.83%) Windows
3 58 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (8.43%) CentOS
5 29 (4.70%) Unix
5 29 (4.70%) Windows Server
6 20 (3.24%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.94%) FreeBSD
9 11 (1.78%) Android
10 10 (1.62%) Debian
11 8 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.81%) Fedora
13 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.49%) SUSE
15 2 (0.32%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.32%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (59.97%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
3 134 (21.72%) Software Engineering
4 122 (19.77%) Scrum
5 112 (18.15%) TDD
6 76 (12.32%) Test Automation
7 74 (11.99%) Open Source
8 61 (9.89%) ITIL
9 60 (9.72%) Microservices
10 59 (9.56%) BDD
10 59 (9.56%) Mentoring
11 58 (9.40%) Configuration Management
12 57 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 48 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
15 47 (7.62%) MVC
15 47 (7.62%) OO
16 40 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 39 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (5.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 209 (33.87%) Python
2 199 (32.25%) Java
3 145 (23.50%) C#
4 120 (19.45%) JavaScript
5 82 (13.29%) SQL
6 77 (12.48%) Bash Shell
7 68 (11.02%) C++
7 68 (11.02%) PowerShell
8 46 (7.46%) C
9 44 (7.13%) PHP
10 40 (6.48%) Ruby
11 23 (3.73%) Go
12 14 (2.27%) Perl
13 10 (1.62%) Scala
14 8 (1.30%) R
15 7 (1.13%) Groovy
15 7 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.81%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.81%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 105 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.75%) DV Cleared
3 52 (8.43%) Degree
4 51 (8.27%) SC Cleared
5 37 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (4.21%) MCSE
7 23 (3.73%) MCSA
8 18 (2.92%) ISTQB
9 15 (2.43%) ISEB
10 14 (2.27%) RHCE
11 13 (2.11%) AWS Certification
11 13 (2.11%) MCITP
11 13 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (1.78%) MCPD
14 9 (1.46%) CITP
14 9 (1.46%) IIBA
15 6 (0.97%) CEH
16 4 (0.65%) CCNA
16 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.13%) QA
2 17 (2.76%) SLA
3 9 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.13%) GDPR
5 4 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.49%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) PMO
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 157 (25.45%) Docker
2 38 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.46%) KVM
5 8 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.13%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.97%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.81%) vSphere
9 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.49%) Corosync
10 2 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.32%) Xen
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
10 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) etcd
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 114 (18.48%) Ansible
2 104 (16.86%) Puppet
3 82 (13.29%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (10.21%) Kubernetes
5 45 (7.29%) Terraform
6 14 (2.27%) Nagios
7 9 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.13%) Salt
9 6 (0.97%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.97%) Icinga
9 6 (0.97%) Mesos
10 5 (0.81%) Packer
11 4 (0.65%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.49%) CloudHub
12 3 (0.49%) Pacemaker
13 2 (0.32%) Ganeti
13 2 (0.32%) Graphite
13 2 (0.32%) Marathon
13 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 98 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.51%) Red Hat
3 60 (9.72%) VMware
4 50 (8.10%) Google
5 35 (5.67%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.11%) Oracle
6 13 (2.11%) SAP
7 9 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.30%) HP
9 6 (0.97%) Splunk
10 5 (0.81%) New Relic
10 5 (0.81%) Telerik
11 4 (0.65%) Adobe
11 4 (0.65%) Cisco
11 4 (0.65%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.65%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.49%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.49%) Citrix
12 3 (0.49%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.49%) SaltStack