Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 54 99
Rank change year-on-year +19 +45 -5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 68 46 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.33% 4.17% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 4.95% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 1
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.53% +22.06% +23.64%
10th Percentile £35,650 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £37,000
North East median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% -1.19% +31.25%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 930 929 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.59% 84.15% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 812 762 739
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Tyne and Wear

DevOps
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for DevOps in Tyne and Wear

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Tyne and Wear

DevOps
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 65 £57,500 +36.90% 5
Gateshead - 3 £45,000 -
DevOps
North East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Linux
3 31 (45.59%) SQL
4 28 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (35.29%) Puppet
7 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
7 22 (32.35%) Case Management
8 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
9 19 (27.94%) Windows
10 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
10 18 (26.47%) Pega
11 17 (25.00%) Oracle
11 17 (25.00%) SOA
11 17 (25.00%) Selenium
12 16 (23.53%) Documentum
12 16 (23.53%) Python
12 16 (23.53%) Web Services
13 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
13 15 (22.06%) Automotive
13 15 (22.06%) Validation
14 14 (20.59%) QA
14 14 (20.59%) CSS
14 14 (20.59%) HTML
14 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
14 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
15 13 (19.12%) HTML5
15 13 (19.12%) ZABBIX

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 16 (23.53%) Documentum
2 11 (16.18%) nginx
2 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (14.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.35%) Confluence
5 3 (4.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.71%) GitHub
4 9 (13.24%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (10.29%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.94%) IaaS
7 2 (2.94%) Serverless
8 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.47%) Datadog
8 1 (1.47%) Office 365
8 1 (1.47%) PaaS
8 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) SSL
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.41%) MySQL
8 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.00%) Selenium
3 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.71%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.88%) Hudson
7 3 (4.41%) Maven
7 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.94%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.47%) Subversion
9 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (22.06%) Automotive
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.76%) DBA
5 6 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) DBA Manager
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (7.35%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) Web Services
2 14 (20.59%) CSS
2 14 (20.59%) HTML
3 13 (19.12%) HTML5
4 12 (17.65%) Middleware
5 11 (16.18%) REST
5 11 (16.18%) SOAP
6 10 (14.71%) Node.js
7 9 (13.24%) CherryPy
8 7 (10.29%) .NET
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.41%) LAMP
12 2 (2.94%) Velocity
13 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (27.94%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Case Management
3 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 17 (25.00%) SOA
5 15 (22.06%) Validation
6 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
7 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
7 13 (19.12%) ITIL
7 13 (19.12%) TDD
8 12 (17.65%) BDD
8 12 (17.65%) Build Automation
8 12 (17.65%) Data Management
8 12 (17.65%) Line Management
8 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 12 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (16.18%) BPMN
9 11 (16.18%) Coaching
9 11 (16.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 11 (16.18%) QMS
9 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.53%) Python
4 13 (19.12%) Ruby
5 12 (17.65%) PHP
6 9 (13.24%) C#
7 8 (11.76%) Perl
8 7 (10.29%) Java
9 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.88%) C++
9 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.41%) Tcl
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.12%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) QA
2 11 (16.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (16.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Docker
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) Puppet
2 13 (19.12%) ZABBIX
3 11 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (16.18%) Terraform
4 10 (14.71%) Ansible
5 9 (13.24%) HAProxy
5 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
6 6 (8.82%) Data Guard
6 6 (8.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Packer
8 4 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (4.41%) Nagios
10 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Pega
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle
3 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.18%) EMC
5 4 (5.88%) Google
6 3 (4.41%) Alteryx
6 3 (4.41%) Tableau
7 2 (2.94%) Progress
7 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.47%) Capita
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco
8 1 (1.47%) New Relic
8 1 (1.47%) OpenText
8 1 (1.47%) Splunk