Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 32 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 +34 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 115 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.20% 6.47% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 7.19% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 149 44 20
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +45.45% +15.38%
10th Percentile £34,850 £37,875 £33,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £67,625
North East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%

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 1,049 695 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 93.08% 89.91% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 882 604 808
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,131 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -2.60% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +13 111 £52,500 -12.50% 36
Gateshead +8 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Whitley Bay - 2 £58,500 -
Sunderland - 1 £50,000 - 1
DevOps
North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 72 (62.61%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (52.17%) Puppet
4 52 (45.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (43.48%) Ansible
6 48 (41.74%) Linux
7 44 (38.26%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (35.65%) Configuration Management
9 39 (33.91%) Docker
10 38 (33.04%) Jenkins
11 37 (32.17%) Git (software)
12 32 (27.83%) Bash Shell
13 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
14 27 (23.48%) Java
15 26 (22.61%) SQL
15 26 (22.61%) MongoDB
15 26 (22.61%) Mentoring
16 25 (21.74%) Node.js
16 25 (21.74%) Windows
17 24 (20.87%) Python
18 23 (20.00%) HTML
19 22 (19.13%) NoSQL
19 22 (19.13%) Data Analytics
19 22 (19.13%) Analytics
20 21 (18.26%) Test Automation
21 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
22 19 (16.52%) TeamCity
22 19 (16.52%) Kubernetes
23 18 (15.65%) Coaching
23 18 (15.65%) MySQL

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 8 (6.96%) nginx
2 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.61%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.61%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.74%) Confluence
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Magento
1 1 (0.87%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (62.61%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (45.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (9.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (8.70%) IaaS
5 10 (8.70%) PaaS
6 6 (5.22%) Datadog
7 5 (4.35%) SaaS
8 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.87%) NuGet
10 1 (0.87%) Office 365
10 1 (0.87%) Route 53
10 1 (0.87%) Serverless
10 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) SSL
2 9 (7.83%) DNS
3 3 (2.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.74%) NAS
4 2 (1.74%) Network Security
4 2 (1.74%) SAN
4 2 (1.74%) VSAN
5 1 (0.87%) DHCP
5 1 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) MongoDB
2 22 (19.13%) NoSQL
3 18 (15.65%) MySQL
4 14 (12.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
7 7 (6.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.22%) Redis
9 5 (4.35%) Big Data
10 3 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.74%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.74%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Jenkins
2 37 (32.17%) Git (software)
3 19 (16.52%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.22%) Maven
5 6 (5.22%) Selenium
6 3 (2.61%) GitLab
6 3 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.61%) Subversion
6 3 (2.61%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.74%) Ant
7 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.74%) Gatling
7 2 (1.74%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.87%) JIRA
8 1 (0.87%) JUnit
8 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Games
3 4 (3.48%) Automotive
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (60.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Architect
3 15 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
3 15 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (10.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Developer
6 10 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (3.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.61%) Applications Architect
9 3 (2.61%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.74%) Node.js
2 23 (20.00%) HTML
3 18 (15.65%) CSS
4 15 (13.04%) HTML5
5 14 (12.17%) CherryPy
6 12 (10.43%) .NET
7 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
8 10 (8.70%) React
9 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.83%) Web Services
10 6 (5.22%) CSS3
10 6 (5.22%) jQuery
11 5 (4.35%) .NET Core
11 5 (4.35%) Ajax
11 5 (4.35%) Angular 2
11 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (3.48%) JSON
13 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.48%) User Experience
5 3 (2.61%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.74%) Linux
2 25 (21.74%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) Unix
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.35%) Debian
4 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Fedora
6 1 (0.87%) SUSE
6 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.65%) Configuration Management
3 26 (22.61%) Mentoring
4 22 (19.13%) Analytics
4 22 (19.13%) Data Analytics
5 21 (18.26%) Test Automation
6 18 (15.65%) Coaching
7 16 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.17%) TDD
10 10 (8.70%) BDD
10 10 (8.70%) Microservices
10 10 (8.70%) Open Source
11 9 (7.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (7.83%) MVC
11 9 (7.83%) Presales
11 9 (7.83%) Scrum
12 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.83%) Bash Shell
2 28 (24.35%) JavaScript
3 27 (23.48%) Java
4 26 (22.61%) SQL
5 24 (20.87%) Python
6 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
7 16 (13.91%) PHP
8 14 (12.17%) C#
9 13 (11.30%) C++
9 13 (11.30%) Ruby
10 10 (8.70%) Perl
11 7 (6.09%) C
12 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.74%) Jython
13 2 (1.74%) Scala
13 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.87%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.74%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) GDPR
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (33.91%) Docker
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (52.17%) Puppet
2 50 (43.48%) Ansible
3 44 (38.26%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (16.52%) Kubernetes
5 17 (14.78%) Terraform
6 14 (12.17%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (11.30%) Mesos
8 9 (7.83%) Nagios
9 8 (6.96%) Packer
10 6 (5.22%) HAProxy
11 4 (3.48%) ZABBIX
12 3 (2.61%) Cobbler
12 3 (2.61%) Consul
12 3 (2.61%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (1.74%) Grafana
13 2 (1.74%) Kibana
13 2 (1.74%) logstash
13 2 (1.74%) Rancher
13 2 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
1 8 (6.96%) New Relic
2 7 (6.09%) Google
2 7 (6.09%) Splunk
2 7 (6.09%) VMware
3 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.61%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.74%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.74%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.74%) RedGate
5 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.87%) Informatica
6 1 (0.87%) Siebel
6 1 (0.87%) Sun