Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 57 102
Rank change year-on-year +13 +45 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 600 527 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.15% 5.27% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.64% 5.79% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 483 462 265
South West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 9,038 9,109 9,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.69% 91.06% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,080 7,471 7,906
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £65,000
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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +3 232 £55,000 +3.77% 59
Wiltshire +9 126 £50,000 +7.53% 25
Gloucestershire +38 105 £50,000 -4.76% 23
Dorset +26 74 £50,000 +19.76% 10
Somerset -16 39 £56,250 +14.80% 17
Devon +13 16 £60,000 +67.83% 6
Cornwall +12 3 £36,250 +3.57% 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 371 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (42.67%) Linux
3 215 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
4 208 (34.67%) Python
5 189 (31.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 179 (29.83%) Java
7 166 (27.67%) C#
8 157 (26.17%) Docker
9 152 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
10 139 (23.17%) Jenkins
11 122 (20.33%) .NET
12 119 (19.83%) Windows
13 112 (18.67%) Software Engineering
13 112 (18.67%) Ansible
14 109 (18.17%) Git (software)
15 105 (17.50%) TDD
16 103 (17.17%) JavaScript
17 101 (16.83%) Security Cleared
18 98 (16.33%) SQL
19 94 (15.67%) Microsoft
20 91 (15.17%) Scrum
20 91 (15.17%) Puppet
21 84 (14.00%) Test Automation
22 81 (13.50%) JIRA
23 78 (13.00%) SQL Server
24 77 (12.83%) Finance
25 76 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
26 75 (12.50%) PowerShell
27 74 (12.33%) Bash Shell
28 73 (12.17%) Kubernetes

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 (7.50%) Confluence
2 44 (7.33%) Apache
3 38 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (4.67%) IIS
5 22 (3.67%) Apache Spark
6 18 (3.00%) JBoss
6 18 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.83%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.67%) Jetty
10 9 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.00%) nginx
12 5 (0.83%) Anypoint
12 5 (0.83%) CMS
12 5 (0.83%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.50%) Drupal
15 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.67%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Exstream
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 215 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (31.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (7.83%) SaaS
4 43 (7.17%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (4.33%) Amazon S3
8 24 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (3.00%) GitHub
10 16 (2.67%) PaaS
11 14 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (2.17%) IaaS
13 12 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (1.50%) Serverless
15 7 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.67%) Datadog
17 4 (0.67%) NuGet
17 4 (0.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.33%) Firewall
2 17 (2.83%) Network Security
3 16 (2.67%) SSL
4 13 (2.17%) LAN
4 13 (2.17%) WAN
5 12 (2.00%) HTTP
6 10 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.50%) Broadband
8 6 (1.00%) IPv4
8 6 (1.00%) IPv6
8 6 (1.00%) VoIP
9 5 (0.83%) Internet
10 4 (0.67%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.50%) DNS
11 3 (0.50%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.50%) VLAN
12 2 (0.33%) DHCP
13 1 (0.17%) ICMP
13 1 (0.17%) SMS
13 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.67%) MySQL
3 43 (7.17%) Big Data
4 37 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.83%) Hadoop
6 33 (5.50%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.50%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (2.83%) Neo4j
12 15 (2.50%) Apache Hive
12 15 (2.50%) MariaDB
13 13 (2.17%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.67%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.67%) Redis
17 3 (0.50%) Data Lake
17 3 (0.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 139 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 109 (18.17%) Git (software)
3 81 (13.50%) JIRA
4 52 (8.67%) Selenium
5 42 (7.00%) Visual Studio
6 41 (6.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (5.50%) Bitbucket
9 32 (5.33%) JUnit
10 30 (5.00%) Maven
11 24 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (3.67%) EasyMock
13 21 (3.50%) Subversion
14 20 (3.33%) Cucumber
15 19 (3.17%) GitLab
15 19 (3.17%) Mercurial
16 18 (3.00%) SpecFlow
17 17 (2.83%) Jasmine
18 16 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
19 15 (2.50%) gulp
General
1 77 (12.83%) Finance
2 34 (5.67%) Marketing
3 20 (3.33%) Retail
4 12 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.67%) Electronics
7 7 (1.17%) Banking
8 5 (0.83%) Publishing
9 3 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 173 (28.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 158 (26.33%) Developer
3 62 (10.33%) Software Engineer
4 53 (8.83%) .NET Developer
5 43 (7.17%) Architect
6 36 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 34 (5.67%) Software Developer
8 33 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 31 (5.17%) Java Engineer
10 30 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
11 28 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
12 26 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
12 26 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
14 24 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
15 22 (3.67%) Cloud Architect
16 21 (3.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 20 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 19 (3.17%) Analyst
18 19 (3.17%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (20.33%) .NET
2 68 (11.33%) HTML
3 66 (11.00%) REST
4 55 (9.17%) ASP.NET
4 55 (9.17%) CSS
5 54 (9.00%) Spring
6 51 (8.50%) Web Services
7 47 (7.83%) AngularJS
8 44 (7.33%) SOAP
9 43 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (7.17%) Node.js
10 35 (5.83%) .NET Framework
11 34 (5.67%) JSON
12 33 (5.50%) HTML5
13 30 (5.00%) Kafka
13 30 (5.00%) RESTful
14 29 (4.83%) JSF
14 29 (4.83%) XML
15 28 (4.67%) React
16 24 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.50%) User Experience
2 25 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 24 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (3.83%) Fintech
5 22 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.50%) Wiki
7 17 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.50%) Renewable Energy
11 8 (1.33%) Clustering
11 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.17%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.17%) Replication
13 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.83%) Social Media
15 4 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 256 (42.67%) Linux
2 119 (19.83%) Windows
3 43 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (6.67%) CentOS
5 38 (6.33%) Unix
6 32 (5.33%) Windows Server
7 24 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 19 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.50%) Android
11 10 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.33%) Debian
12 8 (1.33%) FreeBSD
12 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.67%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.67%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.50%) SUSE
15 2 (0.33%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.33%) Fedora
16 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
3 112 (18.67%) Software Engineering
4 105 (17.50%) TDD
5 91 (15.17%) Scrum
6 84 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 67 (11.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 64 (10.67%) Configuration Management
9 58 (9.67%) Open Source
10 55 (9.17%) MVC
11 54 (9.00%) BDD
12 50 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 49 (8.17%) ITIL
14 48 (8.00%) SDLC
15 47 (7.83%) Mentoring
15 47 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (7.67%) Deployment Automation
17 43 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (7.17%) Microservices
18 39 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 208 (34.67%) Python
2 179 (29.83%) Java
3 166 (27.67%) C#
4 103 (17.17%) JavaScript
5 98 (16.33%) SQL
6 75 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 74 (12.33%) Bash Shell
8 56 (9.33%) C++
9 39 (6.50%) Ruby
10 38 (6.33%) C
11 26 (4.33%) Go
12 25 (4.17%) PHP
13 22 (3.67%) Scala
14 12 (2.00%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.83%) Perl
15 11 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.67%) Cypher
17 7 (1.17%) Clojure
18 6 (1.00%) Groovy
19 5 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 101 (16.83%) Security Cleared
2 64 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 49 (8.17%) DV Cleared
4 43 (7.17%) Degree
5 38 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (4.33%) MCSE
7 23 (3.83%) ISTQB
7 23 (3.83%) MCSA
8 16 (2.67%) ISEB
9 14 (2.33%) AWS Certification
9 14 (2.33%) RHCE
10 13 (2.17%) MCITP
10 13 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.00%) MCPD
12 8 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.00%) CEH
14 5 (0.83%) CITP
14 5 (0.83%) IIBA
15 2 (0.33%) MBA
15 2 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.67%) QA
2 18 (3.00%) SLA
3 10 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) GDPR
5 2 (0.33%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 157 (26.17%) Docker
2 27 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.33%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.00%) KVM
7 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.50%) vSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Corosync
9 2 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.17%) etcd
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.17%) RHEV
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) XenApp
10 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 112 (18.67%) Ansible
2 91 (15.17%) Puppet
3 76 (12.67%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (12.17%) Kubernetes
5 62 (10.33%) Terraform
6 15 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (2.50%) Packer
7 14 (2.33%) Nagios
8 13 (2.17%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.50%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.00%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.83%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.67%) Grafana
12 4 (0.67%) Mesos
12 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.67%) Salt
13 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.33%) Icinga
14 2 (0.33%) Kibana
14 2 (0.33%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 94 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.83%) Red Hat
3 49 (8.17%) VMware
4 41 (6.83%) Google
5 34 (5.67%) Atlassian
6 18 (3.00%) Oracle
7 13 (2.17%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.67%) SAP
9 9 (1.50%) HP
10 8 (1.33%) Splunk
11 6 (1.00%) New Relic
12 5 (0.83%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.83%) Telerik
13 4 (0.67%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.67%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.67%) Juniper
13 4 (0.67%) Teradata
14 3 (0.50%) Cisco
14 3 (0.50%) F5
14 3 (0.50%) SaltStack