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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 14 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,205 1,272 534
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 13.70% 16.44% 12.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.35% 17.40% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 749 873 441
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £51,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.75% -2.86% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £63,853 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,352 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 8,396 7,312 3,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 95.43% 94.52% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,061 4,826 3,106
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,341 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,743
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.84% +1.65%
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol +2 535 £65,000 +30.00% 84
Gloucestershire -10 246 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Wiltshire -13 128 £60,000 - 13
Dorset +4 114 £48,750 -0.51% 7
Somerset -2 93 £56,000 +17.89% 9
Devon -13 63 £38,394 -4.01% 10
Cornwall -35 14 £40,500 -22.86% 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 772 (64.07%) Agile
2 676 (56.10%) Azure
3 417 (34.61%) AWS
4 412 (34.19%) CI/CD
5 383 (31.78%) C#
6 380 (31.54%) .NET
7 365 (30.29%) Microsoft
8 364 (30.21%) JavaScript
9 354 (29.38%) Azure DevOps
10 339 (28.13%) Java
11 330 (27.39%) Docker
12 318 (26.39%) Software Engineering
13 316 (26.22%) SQL
13 316 (26.22%) Python
14 287 (23.82%) Scrum
14 287 (23.82%) Kubernetes
15 266 (22.07%) React
16 265 (21.99%) Security Cleared
17 251 (20.83%) Finance
18 237 (19.67%) GCP
19 233 (19.34%) SQL Server
20 222 (18.42%) Git (software)
21 218 (18.09%) Mentoring
22 217 (18.01%) TypeScript
23 212 (17.59%) Linux
24 207 (17.18%) Test Automation
25 184 (15.27%) AngularJS
26 172 (14.27%) TDD
27 171 (14.19%) Social Skills
28 167 (13.86%) Ansible

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 45 (3.73%) Apache
2 35 (2.90%) Confluence
2 35 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (1.83%) CMS
5 17 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (1.33%) nginx
6 16 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.00%) IIS
8 9 (0.75%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.75%) Sitefinity
9 8 (0.66%) ArcGIS
9 8 (0.66%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.41%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.33%) JBoss
11 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 14 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (1.08%) Maximo
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.083%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 676 (56.10%) Azure
2 417 (34.61%) AWS
3 354 (29.38%) Azure DevOps
4 237 (19.67%) GCP
5 110 (9.13%) Serverless
6 93 (7.72%) SaaS
7 92 (7.63%) GitHub
8 67 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
9 63 (5.23%) Amazon S3
10 59 (4.90%) Amazon SQS
11 58 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
11 58 (4.81%) PaaS
12 53 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 47 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (3.90%) OpenShift
14 33 (2.74%) Power Platform
15 28 (2.32%) Amazon EKS
15 28 (2.32%) IaaS
16 26 (2.16%) Azure AKS
17 24 (1.99%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.32%) Firewall
2 27 (2.24%) Network Security
3 25 (2.07%) DNS
4 20 (1.66%) Broadband
4 20 (1.66%) Internet
5 18 (1.49%) CATAPAN
5 18 (1.49%) VPN
6 12 (1.00%) Multicast
6 12 (1.00%) Unicast
7 11 (0.91%) IPv4
7 11 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.83%) VLAN
9 8 (0.66%) DHCP
9 8 (0.66%) OSPF
10 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.41%) HTTP
11 5 (0.41%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.33%) VoIP
12 4 (0.33%) WAN
12 4 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 111 (9.21%) Big Data
3 82 (6.80%) MySQL
4 70 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 59 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (4.15%) NoSQL
7 45 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
10 39 (3.24%) Redis
11 28 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 27 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 26 (2.16%) MongoDB
14 21 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (1.74%) Power BI
15 19 (1.58%) DynamoDB
16 14 (1.16%) Metadata
17 13 (1.08%) DataStage
17 13 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 222 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 156 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 91 (7.55%) JIRA
4 64 (5.31%) Selenium
5 36 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 34 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (2.49%) Postman
8 29 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 29 (2.41%) GitLab
9 28 (2.32%) MSTest
9 28 (2.32%) NUnit
10 19 (1.58%) webpack
11 18 (1.49%) Artifactory
11 18 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (1.41%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.33%) IBM UrbanCode
14 15 (1.24%) Cypress.io
14 15 (1.24%) Subversion
15 14 (1.16%) Bundler
16 13 (1.08%) gulp
General
1 251 (20.83%) Finance
2 171 (14.19%) Social Skills
3 147 (12.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 111 (9.21%) Games
5 72 (5.98%) Legal
6 64 (5.31%) Banking
7 57 (4.73%) Law
8 55 (4.56%) Public Sector
9 46 (3.82%) Retail
10 40 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (2.90%) Aerospace
12 33 (2.74%) Electronics
13 30 (2.49%) Marketing
14 26 (2.16%) Manufacturing
14 26 (2.16%) Telecoms
15 24 (1.99%) Military
16 23 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
17 21 (1.74%) Aeronautics
18 19 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
19 12 (1.00%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 371 (30.79%) Developer
2 186 (15.44%) Software Engineer
3 148 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 108 (8.96%) .NET Developer
5 91 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 77 (6.39%) Trainee
7 76 (6.31%) Software Developer
8 64 (5.31%) Architect
9 51 (4.23%) Data Engineer
10 43 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
11 41 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
12 40 (3.32%) Graduate
12 40 (3.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 36 (2.99%) Senior Software Developer
14 34 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
15 32 (2.66%) Java Developer
16 31 (2.57%) .NET Software Engineer
16 31 (2.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 29 (2.41%) Senior Software Engineer
18 26 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (31.54%) .NET
2 266 (22.07%) React
3 184 (15.27%) AngularJS
4 158 (13.11%) CSS
5 142 (11.78%) .NET Core
6 139 (11.54%) HTML
7 137 (11.37%) .NET Framework
8 125 (10.37%) Spring
9 113 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 103 (8.55%) Vue.js
11 102 (8.46%) ASP.NET
12 92 (7.63%) Entity Framework
13 91 (7.55%) Node.js
14 72 (5.98%) Kafka
15 62 (5.15%) XML
16 60 (4.98%) Dapper ORM
17 53 (4.40%) Web Services
18 47 (3.90%) REST
19 46 (3.82%) HTML5
20 43 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.97%) Algorithms
2 68 (5.64%) Cloud Native
3 60 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (4.90%) User Experience
5 51 (4.23%) Legacy Systems
6 42 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 41 (3.40%) Virtual Team
8 36 (2.99%) Cyberattack
9 22 (1.83%) Blog
9 22 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
10 21 (1.74%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
12 15 (1.24%) W3C
13 12 (1.00%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
14 11 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
14 11 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 212 (17.59%) Linux
2 90 (7.47%) Windows
3 45 (3.73%) Android
4 42 (3.49%) Unix
5 39 (3.24%) Ubuntu
6 25 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.41%) CentOS
7 17 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.16%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Debian
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.083%) VMS
14 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (64.07%) Agile
2 412 (34.19%) CI/CD
3 318 (26.39%) Software Engineering
4 287 (23.82%) Scrum
5 218 (18.09%) Mentoring
6 207 (17.18%) Test Automation
7 172 (14.27%) TDD
8 166 (13.78%) Analytics
9 161 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (12.70%) Full Stack Development
11 149 (12.37%) MVC
12 141 (11.70%) Containerisation
13 135 (11.20%) Infrastructure as Code
14 134 (11.12%) SDLC
15 127 (10.54%) Cybersecurity
16 120 (9.96%) Unit Testing
17 115 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
18 111 (9.21%) Fintech
18 111 (9.21%) Microservices
19 105 (8.71%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 383 (31.78%) C#
2 364 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 339 (28.13%) Java
4 316 (26.22%) Python
4 316 (26.22%) SQL
5 217 (18.01%) TypeScript
6 132 (10.95%) T-SQL
7 94 (7.80%) Go
8 92 (7.63%) PowerShell
9 64 (5.31%) C++
10 57 (4.73%) PHP
11 50 (4.15%) Bash
12 46 (3.82%) Ruby
13 38 (3.15%) C
14 30 (2.49%) Kotlin
15 23 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.24%) Rust
17 13 (1.08%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.00%) ES6
19 9 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 265 (21.99%) Security Cleared
2 138 (11.45%) Degree
3 131 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 106 (8.80%) AWS Certification
5 103 (8.55%) Azure Certification
6 60 (4.98%) DV Cleared
7 29 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (1.58%) ISTQB
9 18 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 16 (1.33%) ISEB
11 15 (1.24%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 11 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.50%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
15 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.41%) RHCE
16 4 (0.33%) MBA
16 4 (0.33%) MCSA
16 4 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (12.12%) QA
2 51 (4.23%) GDPR
3 27 (2.24%) Accessibility
4 26 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.74%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.00%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.83%) GRC
8 8 (0.66%) ISO 13485
8 8 (0.66%) SLA
9 5 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.33%) PMO
11 1 (0.083%) RMADS
11 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 330 (27.39%) Docker
2 33 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.58%) Firmware
6 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.41%) Snort
7 5 (0.41%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Ceph
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.083%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.083%) iptables
10 1 (0.083%) KVM
Systems Management
1 287 (23.82%) Kubernetes
2 167 (13.86%) Ansible
3 158 (13.11%) Terraform
4 42 (3.49%) Puppet
5 24 (1.99%) Kibana
6 18 (1.49%) HP Fortify
7 17 (1.41%) logstash
7 17 (1.41%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.24%) Grafana
9 14 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (1.16%) Packer
10 12 (1.00%) HAProxy
10 12 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (1.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (0.58%) SCCM
11 7 (0.58%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.41%) Suricata
13 5 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 365 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.23%) Google
3 55 (4.56%) Oracle
4 35 (2.90%) VMware
5 28 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 27 (2.24%) IBM
7 20 (1.66%) Zend
8 17 (1.41%) BT
9 14 (1.16%) Pega
10 13 (1.08%) New Relic
10 13 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.00%) Hortonworks
11 12 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.83%) SAP
12 10 (0.83%) Sitecore
13 8 (0.66%) Cisco
14 6 (0.50%) ESRI
15 5 (0.41%) Databricks
15 5 (0.41%) Sony
15 5 (0.41%) Teradata