Period
to 28 February 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 February 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure DevOps
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 548 881 1081
Rank change year-on-year +333 +200 +124
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 262 128 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.10% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.11% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 285 120 28
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,125 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 69,422 117,378 144,879
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 95.47% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55,522 95,122 117,397
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,986 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Azure DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Azure DevOps in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure DevOps in the UK

Azure DevOps
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure DevOps in the UK

Azure DevOps
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure DevOps over the 6 months to 28 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure DevOps in the UK

Azure DevOps
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure DevOps within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 2021. 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
England +312 228 £60,000 -6.98% 74
UK excluding London +254 155 £60,000 +26.32% 57
London +191 71 £70,000 -8.20% 19
North of England +115 69 £60,000 +26.32% 17
Work from Home -48 55 £57,500 -17.86% 15
Yorkshire +87 53 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Midlands +64 27 £65,000 +8.33% 17
South East +116 21 £54,000 +13.68% 9
West Midlands +34 20 £62,500 +6.38% 14
East of England - 17 £50,000 - 6
South West +47 16 £50,000 +33.33% 5
North West +81 14 £51,000 +7.37% 9
East Midlands +35 5 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Scotland +33 4 £67,500 +80.00% 2
Wales +34 3 £60,000 -25.00%
North East - 2 £42,500 - 4

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2021, Azure DevOps job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Azure DevOps in the job title.

1 262 (100.00%) Azure
1 262 (100.00%) DevOps
2 153 (58.40%) Terraform
3 129 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (46.18%) PowerShell
5 108 (41.22%) Kubernetes
6 105 (40.08%) Jenkins
7 102 (38.93%) Ansible
8 100 (38.17%) SQL
9 96 (36.64%) C#
10 92 (35.11%) Infrastructure as Code
11 89 (33.97%) Docker
12 80 (30.53%) Python
13 75 (28.63%) Microsoft
14 74 (28.24%) JavaScript
15 72 (27.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 71 (27.10%) Puppet
17 68 (25.95%) Analytics
18 66 (25.19%) Configuration Management
19 62 (23.66%) Java
19 62 (23.66%) Bash Shell
20 59 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
21 58 (22.14%) Cosmos DB
22 53 (20.23%) Linux Command Line
22 53 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
23 52 (19.85%) TypeScript
24 49 (18.70%) MongoDB
25 48 (18.32%) Groovy
25 48 (18.32%) Team Foundation Server
26 47 (17.94%) MySQL

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (4.20%) IIS
2 6 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 262 (100.00%) Azure
2 46 (17.56%) AWS
2 46 (17.56%) Datadog
2 46 (17.56%) PaaS
2 46 (17.56%) Pulumi
3 37 (14.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 30 (11.45%) IaaS
5 19 (7.25%) Serverless
6 17 (6.49%) Logic Apps
7 16 (6.11%) Power Platform
7 16 (6.11%) SaaS
8 9 (3.44%) GCP
9 8 (3.05%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.67%) GitHub
11 4 (1.53%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.15%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (1.15%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.38%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.82%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Firewall
3 3 (1.15%) Network Security
4 2 (0.76%) DHCP
4 2 (0.76%) DNS
4 2 (0.76%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (27.48%) Azure SQL Database
2 58 (22.14%) Cosmos DB
3 49 (18.70%) MongoDB
4 47 (17.94%) MySQL
5 46 (17.56%) MariaDB
5 46 (17.56%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (17.56%) Redis
6 28 (10.69%) SQL Server
7 14 (5.34%) Power BI
8 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.29%) MS Access
9 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.53%) Big Data
12 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.38%) OLTP
13 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 105 (40.08%) Jenkins
2 48 (18.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (16.79%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.63%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (4.96%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.20%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.44%) GitLab
10 7 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.91%) JIRA
11 5 (1.91%) Selenium
12 4 (1.53%) Protractor
13 3 (1.15%) Gradle
13 3 (1.15%) JMeter
13 3 (1.15%) Maven
13 3 (1.15%) Postman
14 2 (0.76%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (6.87%) Finance
2 13 (4.96%) Publishing
3 10 (3.82%) Banking
4 6 (2.29%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.91%) Retail
5 5 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.53%) Games
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.79%) .NET
2 21 (8.02%) YAML
3 14 (5.34%) .NET Core
3 14 (5.34%) Node.js
4 12 (4.58%) .NET Framework
4 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (4.20%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.20%) jQuery
6 9 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (3.44%) SOAP
6 9 (3.44%) Web Services
7 8 (3.05%) JSON
7 8 (3.05%) React
8 7 (2.67%) Entity Framework
8 7 (2.67%) REST
9 5 (1.91%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.53%) ADO
11 3 (1.15%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (1.15%) WinForms
11 3 (1.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.23%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (6.87%) Cloud Native
3 11 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.82%) Internet of Things
5 6 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.29%) Smart Home
6 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.91%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.53%) Online Games
8 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.76%) Clustering
8 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) CMDB
9 1 (0.38%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.79%) Windows
2 33 (12.60%) Linux
3 15 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (5.73%) Ubuntu
4 9 (3.44%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.29%) Unix
5 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.53%) Android
6 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.76%) VMS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (100.00%) DevOps
2 129 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (35.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 68 (25.95%) Analytics
5 66 (25.19%) Configuration Management
6 53 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
7 46 (17.56%) Web Application Development
8 32 (12.21%) Migration
9 29 (11.07%) Test Automation
10 21 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.63%) Deployment Automation
11 20 (7.63%) Scrum
12 19 (7.25%) Microservices
13 18 (6.87%) TDD
14 17 (6.49%) B2C
14 17 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (6.49%) Fintech
14 17 (6.49%) Identity Access Management
15 16 (6.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (46.18%) PowerShell
2 100 (38.17%) SQL
3 96 (36.64%) C#
4 80 (30.53%) Python
5 74 (28.24%) JavaScript
6 62 (23.66%) Bash Shell
6 62 (23.66%) Java
7 52 (19.85%) TypeScript
8 48 (18.32%) Groovy
9 46 (17.56%) Go
9 46 (17.56%) PHP
9 46 (17.56%) Ruby
10 8 (3.05%) R
11 5 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) APMG
4 1 (0.38%) CSPO
4 1 (0.38%) Degree
4 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (33.97%) Docker
2 40 (15.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 153 (58.40%) Terraform
2 108 (41.22%) Kubernetes
3 102 (38.93%) Ansible
4 71 (27.10%) Puppet
5 59 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (17.56%) Grafana
6 46 (17.56%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.53%) Control-M
8 3 (1.15%) Nagios
9 2 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.76%) Kibana
9 2 (0.76%) Rancher
10 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.38%) Istio
10 1 (0.38%) linkerd
10 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (28.63%) Microsoft
2 46 (17.56%) New Relic
2 46 (17.56%) SaltStack
3 12 (4.58%) Oracle
4 8 (3.05%) Google
4 8 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.29%) Splunk
6 4 (1.53%) IBM
7 3 (1.15%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.38%) Birst
9 1 (0.38%) Databricks
9 1 (0.38%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.38%) Infor
9 1 (0.38%) SAP
9 1 (0.38%) Veracode
9 1 (0.38%) VMware