Period
to 11 May 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 604 824 1066
Rank change year-on-year +220 +242 +116
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 274 120 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.13% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 247 98 32
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,000 £52,500 £43,050
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -7.69%
75th Percentile £71,250 £83,250 £72,813
90th Percentile £80,500 £91,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -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 81,761 94,601 140,805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 95.31% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63,171 76,834 113,065
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +190 239 £60,000 -11.11% 80
UK excluding London +157 169 £60,000 +9.09% 51
North of England +75 82 £60,000 +9.09% 21
London +83 68 £70,000 -6.67% 30
Work from Home -114 66 £60,000 -14.29% 18
Yorkshire +36 57 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South West -2 28 £51,000 +37.84% 6
North West +41 23 £52,500 -12.50% 9
Midlands -4 22 £61,750 -5.00% 5
South East +35 17 £55,000 +15.79% 12
East of England - 15 £65,000 - 6
West Midlands -7 12 £62,500 -3.85% 1
East Midlands +5 9 £40,000 -34.69% 4
Scotland - 4 £67,500 - 1
Wales +29 3 £60,000 -17.24%
North East +6 2 £50,000 -4.76% 3

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Azure
1 274 (100.00%) DevOps
2 170 (62.04%) Terraform
3 136 (49.64%) PowerShell
4 135 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (47.81%) Kubernetes
6 124 (45.26%) Ansible
7 117 (42.70%) Jenkins
8 116 (42.34%) Docker
9 107 (39.05%) Infrastructure as Code
10 104 (37.96%) SQL
11 96 (35.04%) C#
12 86 (31.39%) Bash Shell
13 83 (30.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 82 (29.93%) Python
15 80 (29.20%) Puppet
16 75 (27.37%) Analytics
16 75 (27.37%) JavaScript
16 75 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
17 73 (26.64%) Java
17 73 (26.64%) Microsoft
17 73 (26.64%) Configuration Management
18 68 (24.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 63 (22.99%) Linux Command Line
20 61 (22.26%) Groovy
21 60 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
22 59 (21.53%) TypeScript
23 58 (21.17%) MongoDB
23 58 (21.17%) PostgreSQL
24 57 (20.80%) 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 6 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.46%) IIS
3 2 (0.73%) Confluence
3 2 (0.73%) Traefik
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 274 (100.00%) Azure
2 68 (24.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 55 (20.07%) Datadog
4 54 (19.71%) Pulumi
5 49 (17.88%) AWS
6 45 (16.42%) PaaS
7 37 (13.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 34 (12.41%) IaaS
9 22 (8.03%) Azure Logic Apps
10 19 (6.93%) Serverless
11 18 (6.57%) Power Platform
11 18 (6.57%) SaaS
12 14 (5.11%) GitHub
13 13 (4.74%) GCP
14 8 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (2.92%) Azure Storage
14 8 (2.92%) OpenShift
15 7 (2.55%) Azure Service Bus
16 5 (1.82%) Microsoft 365
17 4 (1.46%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.46%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) DNS
3 2 (0.73%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) H.323
4 1 (0.36%) IPv4
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) RTP
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 58 (21.17%) MongoDB
2 58 (21.17%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (20.80%) MySQL
4 54 (19.71%) MariaDB
4 54 (19.71%) Redis
5 24 (8.76%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.11%) Power BI
7 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.46%) MS Access
8 4 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.73%) Big Data
10 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 117 (42.70%) Jenkins
2 56 (20.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (16.79%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.57%) TeamCity
5 15 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (5.47%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (4.38%) GitLab
8 8 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.82%) Selenium
10 3 (1.09%) Gradle
10 3 (1.09%) JIRA
10 3 (1.09%) JMeter
10 3 (1.09%) Maven
10 3 (1.09%) Postman
10 3 (1.09%) Protractor
11 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.73%) Gatling
11 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.73%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (8.39%) Social Skills
2 17 (6.20%) Finance
3 8 (2.92%) Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.82%) Marketing
6 4 (1.46%) Games
6 4 (1.46%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.09%) Law
7 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
8 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.60%) .NET
2 17 (6.20%) Node.js
3 13 (4.74%) .NET Core
4 12 (4.38%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.01%) YAML
6 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.28%) React
7 8 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.55%) ADO
8 7 (2.55%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.19%) JSON
9 6 (2.19%) Web Services
10 5 (1.82%) REST
11 4 (1.46%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.46%) jQuery
11 4 (1.46%) SOAP
12 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET Core
12 3 (1.09%) Kafka
12 3 (1.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 63 (22.99%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (4.38%) Internet of Things
3 10 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.65%) Smart Home
4 6 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.46%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.46%) Online Games
6 3 (1.09%) Cybercrime
6 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Clustering
7 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Contactless
8 1 (0.36%) FMCG
8 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.25%) Windows
2 45 (16.42%) Linux
3 16 (5.84%) Alpine Linux
3 16 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (5.84%) Ubuntu
4 13 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.46%) VMS
7 3 (1.09%) Android
8 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.36%) Unix
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (100.00%) DevOps
2 135 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (39.05%) Infrastructure as Code
4 75 (27.37%) Analytics
5 73 (26.64%) Configuration Management
6 60 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (19.71%) Web Application Development
8 35 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 34 (12.41%) Migration
10 30 (10.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (9.49%) Deployment Automation
13 24 (8.76%) Scrum
14 20 (7.30%) Project Delivery
15 19 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (6.57%) B2C
16 18 (6.57%) Identity Access Management
17 17 (6.20%) Microservices
18 16 (5.84%) Project Management
19 14 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.64%) PowerShell
2 104 (37.96%) SQL
3 96 (35.04%) C#
4 86 (31.39%) Bash Shell
5 82 (29.93%) Python
6 75 (27.37%) JavaScript
7 73 (26.64%) Java
8 61 (22.26%) Groovy
9 59 (21.53%) TypeScript
10 56 (20.44%) Ruby
11 55 (20.07%) PHP
12 54 (19.71%) Go
13 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) C++
14 1 (0.36%) ES6
14 1 (0.36%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CSPO
5 1 (0.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) QA
2 4 (1.46%) SLA
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (42.34%) Docker
2 38 (13.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) Firmware
3 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 170 (62.04%) Terraform
2 131 (47.81%) Kubernetes
3 124 (45.26%) Ansible
4 80 (29.20%) Puppet
5 75 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (19.71%) Grafana
6 54 (19.71%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.09%) Nagios
8 3 (1.09%) SCCM
9 2 (0.73%) Control-M
9 2 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) Kibana
9 2 (0.73%) Rancher
9 2 (0.73%) SCOM
10 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 73 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.71%) New Relic
2 54 (19.71%) SaltStack
3 18 (6.57%) Oracle
4 11 (4.01%) Google
5 6 (2.19%) EnterpriseDB
5 6 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.46%) Dynatrace
6 4 (1.46%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.46%) Splunk
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (0.73%) Citrix
8 2 (0.73%) F5
8 2 (0.73%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Databricks
9 1 (0.36%) Infor
9 1 (0.36%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Veracode
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin