Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 43 42
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1 +55
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 740 675 642
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 9.74% 6.72% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.75% 7.28% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 685 604 569
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,250
England median annual salary £63,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -2.31% +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 6,886 9,276 9,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.66% 92.30% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,568 7,186 7,861
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £27,440 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +22 213 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Bristol +18 193 £47,500 -9.52% 17
Wiltshire +4 117 £60,000 +15.38% 15
Somerset +40 116 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Dorset +10 69 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Devon +14 26 £55,000 -15.38% 9
Cornwall +7 4 - -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 460 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (34.86%) Azure
3 243 (32.84%) Java
4 242 (32.70%) Linux
5 234 (31.62%) JavaScript
6 215 (29.05%) Docker
7 212 (28.65%) AWS
8 181 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (23.38%) Software Engineering
10 168 (22.70%) Python
11 163 (22.03%) Kubernetes
12 162 (21.89%) TDD
13 161 (21.76%) C#
14 158 (21.35%) SQL
14 158 (21.35%) Scrum
15 152 (20.54%) Security Cleared
16 150 (20.27%) Test Automation
17 146 (19.73%) Ansible
18 141 (19.05%) Jenkins
19 133 (17.97%) .NET
20 123 (16.62%) Finance
21 122 (16.49%) Windows
21 122 (16.49%) Microsoft
22 115 (15.54%) OO
23 114 (15.41%) Git (software)
24 107 (14.46%) AngularJS
25 104 (14.05%) Web Services
26 102 (13.78%) DV Cleared
26 102 (13.78%) Node.js
27 98 (13.24%) SQL Server

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 30 (4.05%) Apache
2 27 (3.65%) JBoss
2 27 (3.65%) OpenStack
3 24 (3.24%) Confluence
4 22 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.84%) CMS
5 21 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.89%) IIS
6 14 (1.89%) nginx
6 14 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (1.22%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.68%) WordPress
12 4 (0.54%) WildFly
13 3 (0.41%) Ethereum
14 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.14%) Pachyderm
14 1 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 7 (0.95%) Magento
4 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 258 (34.86%) Azure
2 212 (28.65%) AWS
3 58 (7.84%) GCP
4 36 (4.86%) SaaS
5 32 (4.32%) Serverless
6 31 (4.19%) OpenShift
7 20 (2.70%) Power Platform
7 20 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 19 (2.57%) GitHub
9 17 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (1.89%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.62%) Office 365
12 12 (1.62%) PaaS
13 9 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (1.22%) IaaS
13 9 (1.22%) Route 53
13 9 (1.22%) Trello
14 8 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.54%) Internet
2 27 (3.65%) Firewall
3 23 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.57%) DMZ
5 18 (2.43%) DNS
5 18 (2.43%) HTTP
6 10 (1.35%) VPN
7 7 (0.95%) DHCP
7 7 (0.95%) MQTT
8 5 (0.68%) SAN
8 5 (0.68%) SMTP
8 5 (0.68%) SSL
9 4 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.54%) VLAN
10 3 (0.41%) NAS
11 2 (0.27%) LAN
11 2 (0.27%) Network Security
11 2 (0.27%) WAN
11 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.05%) MongoDB
3 50 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (6.08%) MySQL
5 41 (5.54%) NoSQL
6 33 (4.46%) Hadoop
7 28 (3.78%) Big Data
8 26 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (2.70%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.30%) Power BI
12 16 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (1.62%) GIS
17 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (1.35%) Blockchain
19 8 (1.08%) MariaDB
19 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 141 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 114 (15.41%) Git (software)
3 73 (9.86%) JIRA
4 65 (8.78%) Selenium
5 52 (7.03%) Cucumber
6 32 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (3.92%) SpecFlow
8 28 (3.78%) Subversion
9 25 (3.38%) TeamCity
10 24 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.57%) GitLab
12 18 (2.43%) Protractor
13 15 (2.03%) Bitbucket
13 15 (2.03%) JUnit
13 15 (2.03%) Maven
14 14 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (1.49%) Postman
16 11 (1.49%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 123 (16.62%) Finance
2 59 (7.97%) Retail
3 43 (5.81%) Public Sector
4 23 (3.11%) Automotive
4 23 (3.11%) Marketing
5 21 (2.84%) Banking
5 21 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.03%) Electronics
6 15 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.89%) Military
8 9 (1.22%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.08%) Back Office
9 8 (1.08%) Games
10 7 (0.95%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.68%) Police
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
13 3 (0.41%) Advertising
14 2 (0.27%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 203 (27.43%) Developer
2 149 (20.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 97 (13.11%) Software Engineer
4 52 (7.03%) Software Developer
5 48 (6.49%) Java Developer
6 43 (5.81%) Architect
7 40 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 38 (5.14%) Junior
9 34 (4.59%) .NET Developer
10 33 (4.46%) Senior DevOps
11 31 (4.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 30 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (3.38%) Angular Developer
14 25 (3.38%) Java Engineer
15 23 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
16 22 (2.97%) C# Developer
17 21 (2.84%) Analyst
18 20 (2.70%) Test Engineer
18 20 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (17.97%) .NET
2 107 (14.46%) AngularJS
3 104 (14.05%) Web Services
4 102 (13.78%) Node.js
5 96 (12.97%) React
6 82 (11.08%) HTML
7 75 (10.14%) CSS
8 56 (7.57%) ASP.NET
8 56 (7.57%) Spring
9 52 (7.03%) REST
10 46 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (5.68%) RESTful
12 38 (5.14%) .NET Framework
13 37 (5.00%) HTML5
14 33 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (3.92%) Vue.js
16 28 (3.78%) Entity Framework
17 24 (3.24%) Hibernate
17 24 (3.24%) JSON
17 24 (3.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 32 (4.32%) Public Cloud
3 28 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.43%) Cloud Native
5 18 (2.43%) User Experience
6 17 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.08%) Wiki
12 7 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.68%) CESG
13 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.54%) PKI
14 4 (0.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 242 (32.70%) Linux
2 122 (16.49%) Windows
3 78 (10.54%) Unix
4 43 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 42 (5.68%) CentOS
6 21 (2.84%) Debian
7 20 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 19 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.81%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.54%) Android
13 4 (0.54%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.41%) VMS
15 2 (0.27%) Solaris
16 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
3 173 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 162 (21.89%) TDD
5 158 (21.35%) Scrum
6 150 (20.27%) Test Automation
7 115 (15.54%) OO
8 83 (11.22%) MVC
9 76 (10.27%) Microservices
10 71 (9.59%) Unit Testing
11 68 (9.19%) SDLC
12 65 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (8.65%) BDD
14 61 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 60 (8.11%) Kanban
16 58 (7.84%) Configuration Management
17 52 (7.03%) Software Testing
18 51 (6.89%) Open Source
19 47 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
19 47 (6.35%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 243 (32.84%) Java
2 234 (31.62%) JavaScript
3 168 (22.70%) Python
4 161 (21.76%) C#
5 158 (21.35%) SQL
6 72 (9.73%) C++
7 63 (8.51%) Bash Shell
8 57 (7.70%) Ruby
9 52 (7.03%) TypeScript
10 51 (6.89%) PowerShell
11 50 (6.76%) C
12 36 (4.86%) PHP
13 31 (4.19%) T-SQL
14 30 (4.05%) Go
15 25 (3.38%) Java 8
16 18 (2.43%) Groovy
17 15 (2.03%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.22%) Kotlin
20 8 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 152 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 102 (13.78%) DV Cleared
3 69 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 68 (9.19%) Degree
5 22 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.84%) ISEB
7 17 (2.30%) RHCE
8 14 (1.89%) AWS Certification
9 11 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.95%) CEH
12 7 (0.95%) MCSA
12 7 (0.95%) MCSE
13 5 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.27%) CCNA
15 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.27%) CISSP
15 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.11%) QA
2 9 (1.22%) GDPR
3 6 (0.81%) NIST
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 215 (29.05%) Docker
2 51 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.16%) VirtualBox
5 9 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.22%) vSphere
6 8 (1.08%) Ceph
6 8 (1.08%) KVM
7 7 (0.95%) oVirt
8 5 (0.68%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.41%) Xen
10 2 (0.27%) Postfix
11 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 163 (22.03%) Kubernetes
2 146 (19.73%) Ansible
3 92 (12.43%) Terraform
4 68 (9.19%) Puppet
5 60 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.24%) Packer
7 18 (2.43%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (2.16%) Cloudify
9 14 (1.89%) logstash
10 13 (1.76%) Nagios
11 10 (1.35%) Mesos
11 10 (1.35%) WSUS
12 9 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 9 (1.22%) yum
13 7 (0.95%) Grafana
13 7 (0.95%) SCCM
13 7 (0.95%) SCOM
14 6 (0.81%) Rancher
15 5 (0.68%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 122 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 92 (12.43%) Oracle
3 64 (8.65%) VMware
4 50 (6.76%) Atlassian
4 50 (6.76%) Google
5 48 (6.49%) Red Hat
6 19 (2.57%) SAP
7 14 (1.89%) Sitecore
8 11 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 10 (1.35%) Sencha
10 9 (1.22%) HP
11 8 (1.08%) IBM
12 7 (0.95%) Symantec
12 7 (0.95%) Veritas
13 6 (0.81%) New Relic
14 3 (0.41%) Dell
14 3 (0.41%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.41%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.41%) Talend