Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 58 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 22 15 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.74% 2.25% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 2.49% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 24
Median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -37.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,450 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £48,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 525 603 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.13% 90.27% 86.44%
Number of salaries quoted 480 510 799
Median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,950 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.66%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Staffordshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for DevOps in Staffordshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Staffordshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 7 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 7 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 - 1
Tamworth -11 2 £46,250 +34.06%
Cannock - 1 £35,000 -
DevOps
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
6 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (22.73%) Ansible
6 5 (22.73%) Docker
6 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
6 5 (22.73%) Azure
6 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 5 (22.73%) Puppet
6 5 (22.73%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) Presales
6 5 (22.73%) Architectural Design
7 4 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) OOD
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 2 (9.09%) AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Test Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) STL
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Architectural Design
4 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) Presales
5 4 (18.18%) Code Coverage
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (18.18%) OOD
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore