Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 45 87
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 93 42 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.88% 5.45% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 6.07% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 92 32 11
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,626
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.00% +15.77%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,115 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,250 £70,250 £48,562
North East median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +35.71% -14.11% +25.38%

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 1,235 692 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.41% 89.75% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 610 871
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,900
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% +1.07%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 +2 90 £47,500 +25.00% 29
Sunderland - 3 £57,500 - 2
Gateshead -10 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Whitley Bay - 1 £58,500 - 1
DevOps
North East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 70 (75.27%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (59.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (50.54%) Linux
4 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.01%) Puppet
6 31 (33.33%) Ansible
7 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 25 (26.88%) SQL
10 25 (26.88%) Windows
10 25 (26.88%) Java
11 23 (24.73%) Python
11 23 (24.73%) Terraform
12 22 (23.66%) MongoDB
12 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
13 20 (21.51%) Node.js
13 20 (21.51%) C#
13 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
13 20 (21.51%) Docker
14 19 (20.43%) Kubernetes
14 19 (20.43%) HTML
14 19 (20.43%) TDD
15 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
16 17 (18.28%) .NET
16 17 (18.28%) CSS
17 16 (17.20%) MySQL
17 16 (17.20%) PHP
17 16 (17.20%) NoSQL
17 16 (17.20%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (6.45%) nginx
2 5 (5.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
1 1 (1.08%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (75.27%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (59.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.38%) IaaS
6 4 (4.30%) Datadog
7 3 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.23%) PaaS
7 3 (3.23%) Serverless
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.08%) NuGet
8 1 (1.08%) Office 365
8 1 (1.08%) Route 53
8 1 (1.08%) SaaS
8 1 (1.08%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) SSL
2 12 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.23%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (2.15%) NAS
4 2 (2.15%) Network Security
4 2 (2.15%) SAN
4 2 (2.15%) VSAN
5 1 (1.08%) DHCP
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) MongoDB
2 16 (17.20%) MySQL
2 16 (17.20%) NoSQL
3 13 (13.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
4 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.53%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (5.38%) Redis
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.23%) Big Data
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.15%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.15%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.98%) TeamCity
4 8 (8.60%) Bitbucket
4 8 (8.60%) JIRA
4 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.45%) Maven
6 5 (5.38%) Ant
6 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.30%) Selenium
8 3 (3.23%) GitLab
8 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.15%) Gatling
9 2 (2.15%) JUnit
9 2 (2.15%) NeoLoad
9 2 (2.15%) Subversion
9 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (16.13%) Games
2 5 (5.38%) Advertising
2 5 (5.38%) Automotive
3 4 (4.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (60.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (11.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Technical Leader
5 7 (7.53%) Junior
5 7 (7.53%) Junior DevOps
5 7 (7.53%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Director
9 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) Node.js
2 19 (20.43%) HTML
3 17 (18.28%) .NET
3 17 (18.28%) CSS
4 14 (15.05%) HTML5
5 13 (13.98%) CherryPy
6 9 (9.68%) React
6 9 (9.68%) Web Services
7 7 (7.53%) .NET Core
7 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET
8 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.38%) Vue.js
10 4 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.23%) Angular 2
11 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.23%) J2EE
11 3 (3.23%) RESTful
11 3 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.30%) Digital Media
1 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.23%) Clustering
2 3 (3.23%) NHS
2 3 (3.23%) Replication
2 3 (3.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.15%) Online Gambling
3 2 (2.15%) PKI
3 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.15%) Social Gaming
4 1 (1.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 47 (50.54%) Linux
2 25 (26.88%) Windows
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.60%) Debian
4 8 (8.60%) Ubuntu
4 8 (8.60%) Unix
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.30%) CentOS
6 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.08%) Fedora
7 1 (1.08%) SUSE
7 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
3 19 (20.43%) TDD
4 16 (17.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (16.13%) Scrum
6 13 (13.98%) MVC
7 12 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.83%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.53%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.45%) BDD
11 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.45%) ITIL
11 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.45%) Mobile Development
11 6 (6.45%) Open Source
11 6 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 25 (26.88%) Java
2 25 (26.88%) SQL
3 23 (24.73%) Python
4 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
5 20 (21.51%) C#
6 16 (17.20%) PHP
6 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
7 13 (13.98%) C++
8 11 (11.83%) Ruby
9 8 (8.60%) Perl
10 5 (5.38%) C
11 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.08%) Jython
13 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.08%) Scala
13 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GCP
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (43.01%) Puppet
2 31 (33.33%) Ansible
3 29 (31.18%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (24.73%) Terraform
5 19 (20.43%) Kubernetes
6 10 (10.75%) HAProxy
7 9 (9.68%) Packer
8 7 (7.53%) Nagios
9 4 (4.30%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (4.30%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.15%) Consul
10 2 (2.15%) Grafana
10 2 (2.15%) Kibana
10 2 (2.15%) logstash
10 2 (2.15%) Mesos
10 2 (2.15%) Rancher
10 2 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
11 1 (1.08%) Cobbler
11 1 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) VMware
3 6 (6.45%) Capita
3 6 (6.45%) Google
3 6 (6.45%) New Relic
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco
4 5 (5.38%) Splunk
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle
5 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.23%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.15%) Meraki
7 2 (2.15%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.15%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.08%) Informatica
8 1 (1.08%) RedGate
8 1 (1.08%) Siebel