Period
to 5 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Azure DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 563 947 1154
Rank change year-on-year +384 +207 +82
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure DevOps 164 103 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.076% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.080% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 169 90 21
Median annual salary £60,000 £63,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% -27.59%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £87,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £49,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.83% -1.50% -

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 53,728 129,213 156,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.65% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 44,748 103,521 125,582
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 5 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure DevOps in the UK

Azure DevOps
Top 15 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 5 December 2020. 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 +354 144 £60,000 -5.88% 47
UK excluding London +301 96 £60,000 +21.83% 40
London +238 53 £70,000 -6.67% 14
North of England +169 40 £60,000 +26.32% 15
Yorkshire +109 31 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Work from Home +10 31 £57,500 -17.86% 9
Midlands +124 21 £65,000 +8.33% 5
West Midlands +98 18 £62,500 +6.38% 3
South East +175 13 £60,000 +14.29% 4
East of England - 11 £45,000 - 4
North West +108 9 £46,250 -2.63% 8
South West +97 5 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Scotland +70 3 £57,500 +53.33% 5
Wales - 3 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +89 1 £37,500 -42.31% 2

Azure DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Azure
1 164 (100.00%) DevOps
2 98 (59.76%) Terraform
3 79 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (46.95%) PowerShell
5 68 (41.46%) Kubernetes
6 63 (38.41%) C#
7 61 (37.20%) Infrastructure as Code
8 59 (35.98%) SQL
9 58 (35.37%) Python
9 58 (35.37%) Jenkins
10 54 (32.93%) Docker
11 52 (31.71%) Ansible
12 48 (29.27%) Microsoft
13 43 (26.22%) JavaScript
13 43 (26.22%) Puppet
14 40 (24.39%) Configuration Management
15 38 (23.17%) Bash Shell
16 36 (21.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 35 (21.34%) Analytics
18 34 (20.73%) Java
19 33 (20.12%) .NET
20 32 (19.51%) Windows
20 32 (19.51%) PaaS
21 29 (17.68%) Opscode Chef
21 29 (17.68%) MySQL
22 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
22 28 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
22 28 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
22 28 (17.07%) Linux Command Line

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 9 (5.49%) IIS
2 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 164 (100.00%) Azure
2 32 (19.51%) PaaS
3 27 (16.46%) AWS
4 24 (14.63%) Datadog
5 17 (10.37%) SaaS
6 14 (8.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (7.93%) IaaS
8 9 (5.49%) Power Platform
8 9 (5.49%) Serverless
9 7 (4.27%) Logic Apps
10 5 (3.05%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.44%) GitHub
12 3 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.83%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.83%) GCP
13 2 (1.22%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.61%) Office 365
14 1 (0.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Network Security
2 4 (2.44%) DNS
2 4 (2.44%) Internet
3 3 (1.83%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.95%) Azure SQL Database
2 29 (17.68%) MySQL
3 27 (16.46%) Cosmos DB
4 26 (15.85%) SQL Server
5 25 (15.24%) Redis
6 24 (14.63%) MariaDB
6 24 (14.63%) MongoDB
6 24 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.49%) Power BI
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.05%) MS Access
9 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.44%) Big Data
11 3 (1.83%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (35.37%) Jenkins
2 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.71%) Bitbucket
5 10 (6.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (4.27%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.83%) git-flow
8 3 (1.83%) GitLab
8 3 (1.83%) JIRA
8 3 (1.83%) Selenium
8 3 (1.83%) Subversion
9 2 (1.22%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.22%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.22%) Gatling
9 2 (1.22%) JUnit
9 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (10.37%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Publishing
3 8 (4.88%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Advertising
7 2 (1.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.12%) .NET
2 19 (11.59%) YAML
3 11 (6.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (6.10%) jQuery
5 9 (5.49%) .NET Core
5 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (5.49%) SOAP
5 9 (5.49%) Web Services
6 6 (3.66%) Entity Framework
6 6 (3.66%) JSON
7 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.05%) REST
8 3 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.83%) LDAP
8 3 (1.83%) Node.js
8 3 (1.83%) WCF
8 3 (1.83%) WinForms
8 3 (1.83%) WSDL
9 2 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (10.98%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.44%) Internet of Things
3 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.83%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.51%) Windows
2 25 (15.24%) Linux
3 7 (4.27%) Unix
4 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.66%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.44%) Android
5 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.22%) Debian
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (100.00%) DevOps
2 79 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (37.20%) Infrastructure as Code
4 40 (24.39%) Configuration Management
5 35 (21.34%) Analytics
6 28 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (14.63%) Web Application Development
8 20 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 17 (10.37%) Migration
10 16 (9.76%) Microservices
11 15 (9.15%) MVC
11 15 (9.15%) Software Delivery
12 14 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.54%) Fintech
13 13 (7.93%) Resource Management
14 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (7.32%) Infrastructure Automation
14 12 (7.32%) SDLC
15 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (6.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.95%) PowerShell
2 63 (38.41%) C#
3 59 (35.98%) SQL
4 58 (35.37%) Python
5 43 (26.22%) JavaScript
6 38 (23.17%) Bash Shell
7 34 (20.73%) Java
8 26 (15.85%) Ruby
9 25 (15.24%) TypeScript
10 24 (14.63%) Go
10 24 (14.63%) Groovy
10 24 (14.63%) PHP
11 8 (4.88%) R
12 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.61%) PMO
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 54 (32.93%) Docker
2 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.44%) Firmware
4 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 98 (59.76%) Terraform
2 68 (41.46%) Kubernetes
3 52 (31.71%) Ansible
4 43 (26.22%) Puppet
5 29 (17.68%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (14.63%) Grafana
6 24 (14.63%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.44%) Control-M
8 2 (1.22%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.22%) Kibana
8 2 (1.22%) Nagios
8 2 (1.22%) Rancher
8 2 (1.22%) WSUS
9 1 (0.61%) Istio
9 1 (0.61%) linkerd
9 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.63%) New Relic
2 24 (14.63%) SaltStack
3 6 (3.66%) Splunk
4 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.44%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.44%) IBM
6 3 (1.83%) Google
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle
6 3 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco
7 2 (1.22%) Citrix
7 2 (1.22%) Databricks
7 2 (1.22%) HP
7 2 (1.22%) Veeam
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) Xamarin