Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 26,592 17,131 8,568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 15.00% 13.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.33% 15.95% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12,690 12,259 6,913
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +2.80%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162,861 107,406 59,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.05% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,795 73,009 48,582
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the UK

DevOps
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DevOps in the UK

DevOps
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps over the 6 months to 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the UK

DevOps
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the UK over the 6 months to 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -4 21,729 £70,000 +7.69% 1,999
Work from Home -1 13,124 £70,000 +12.00% 1,071
London +1 12,589 £80,000 +3.23% 955
UK excluding London -3 10,001 £60,000 +9.09% 1,179
North of England -1 2,873 £60,000 +9.09% 324
South East -1 2,636 £65,000 +8.33% 235
North West +1 1,704 £57,500 - 174
Midlands -1 1,366 £60,000 +4.35% 176
South West -7 1,226 £57,500 +11.65% 159
Yorkshire -4 1,047 £67,500 +22.73% 99
West Midlands -2 960 £60,000 -4.00% 113
Scotland +6 938 £60,000 +9.09% 122
East of England +5 748 £62,500 +4.17% 128
East Midlands +2 396 £57,500 +15.00% 63
Wales -5 233 £53,000 +17.78% 22
North East -14 132 £60,000 +20.00% 51
Northern Ireland +5 72 £52,500 -19.23% 12
Channel Islands - 9 £75,000 -
Isle of Man +18 5 £60,000 -13.04% 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 15,659 (58.89%) Agile
2 12,969 (48.77%) Azure
3 11,702 (44.01%) AWS
4 10,677 (40.15%) CI/CD
5 8,500 (31.96%) Python
6 8,063 (30.32%) Kubernetes
7 7,832 (29.45%) Docker
8 7,052 (26.52%) Terraform
9 6,823 (25.66%) JavaScript
10 6,727 (25.30%) Java
11 6,666 (25.07%) Finance
12 6,395 (24.05%) Software Engineering
13 6,060 (22.79%) Social Skills
14 6,059 (22.79%) Git (software)
15 5,849 (22.00%) C#
16 5,568 (20.94%) SQL
17 5,564 (20.92%) Azure DevOps
18 5,295 (19.91%) React
19 5,182 (19.49%) GCP
20 5,148 (19.36%) .NET
21 4,923 (18.51%) Microservices
22 4,851 (18.24%) Scrum
23 4,822 (18.13%) Jenkins
24 4,790 (18.01%) Microsoft
25 4,728 (17.78%) Test Automation
26 4,513 (16.97%) Linux
27 4,401 (16.55%) Infrastructure as Code
28 4,144 (15.58%) Mentoring
29 4,003 (15.05%) Serverless
30 3,697 (13.90%) Ansible

DevOps
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 1,126 (4.23%) Confluence
2 526 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 518 (1.95%) Apache
4 437 (1.64%) CMS
5 398 (1.50%) IIS
6 323 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 305 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
8 277 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 193 (0.73%) nginx
10 181 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 157 (0.59%) JBoss
12 118 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 115 (0.43%) Umbraco
14 112 (0.42%) Apache Pulsar
14 112 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
15 90 (0.34%) Headless CMS
15 90 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 88 (0.33%) WordPress
17 83 (0.31%) Drupal
18 78 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 236 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 159 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 89 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 82 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 78 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 66 (0.25%) Sketch
7 63 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 36 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 28 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 25 (0.094%) Campfire
11 19 (0.071%) InVision
12 15 (0.056%) Adobe XD
13 13 (0.049%) AutoCAD
14 11 (0.041%) CATIA
14 11 (0.041%) Simulink
15 10 (0.038%) EngageOne
16 8 (0.030%) Maple
17 5 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
17 5 (0.019%) RoboHelp
18 4 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 228 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 64 (0.24%) Magento
4 51 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 48 (0.18%) R3 Corda
6 40 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 34 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 25 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
9 22 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
10 20 (0.075%) Shopify
11 16 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 13 (0.049%) Maximo
13 12 (0.045%) Fidessa
14 11 (0.041%) DELMIA
14 11 (0.041%) Line 50
14 11 (0.041%) Oracle Financials
14 11 (0.041%) Sage 200
15 10 (0.038%) SimCorp Dimension
16 9 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
16 9 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12,969 (48.77%) Azure
2 11,702 (44.01%) AWS
3 5,564 (20.92%) Azure DevOps
4 5,182 (19.49%) GCP
5 4,003 (15.05%) Serverless
6 2,331 (8.77%) SaaS
7 2,243 (8.43%) GitHub
8 1,761 (6.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1,657 (6.23%) PaaS
10 1,642 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
11 1,036 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
12 1,030 (3.87%) Amazon S3
13 993 (3.73%) Power Platform
14 935 (3.52%) IaaS
15 929 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
16 882 (3.32%) Azure Service Bus
17 838 (3.15%) Azure Functions
18 774 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
19 685 (2.58%) OpenShift
20 641 (2.41%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 834 (3.14%) Firewall
2 589 (2.21%) Internet
3 531 (2.00%) DNS
4 468 (1.76%) HTTP
5 394 (1.48%) Network Security
6 274 (1.03%) VPN
7 241 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 184 (0.69%) Broadband
9 177 (0.67%) LAN
10 167 (0.63%) DHCP
11 165 (0.62%) WAN
12 124 (0.47%) Wireless
13 107 (0.40%) SSL
14 95 (0.36%) SAN
15 91 (0.34%) Kerberos
16 70 (0.26%) SSH
17 63 (0.24%) VLAN
18 61 (0.23%) SD-WAN
19 58 (0.22%) HTTPS
20 56 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,913 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 1,768 (6.65%) NoSQL
3 1,694 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1,509 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 1,465 (5.51%) MySQL
6 1,449 (5.45%) Big Data
7 1,126 (4.23%) MongoDB
8 881 (3.31%) DynamoDB
9 879 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
10 830 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
11 808 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
12 743 (2.79%) Redis
13 740 (2.78%) Power BI
14 594 (2.23%) Data Lake
15 483 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 459 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
17 412 (1.55%) Hadoop
18 332 (1.25%) Amazon Athena
19 327 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
20 325 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6,059 (22.79%) Git (software)
2 4,822 (18.13%) Jenkins
3 2,618 (9.85%) JIRA
4 1,243 (4.67%) GitLab
5 1,137 (4.28%) Selenium
6 1,074 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 802 (3.02%) Maven
8 754 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 748 (2.81%) TeamCity
10 623 (2.34%) Cucumber
11 592 (2.23%) Cypress.io
12 554 (2.08%) Bitbucket
13 543 (2.04%) CircleCI
14 530 (1.99%) Visual Studio
15 468 (1.76%) Postman
16 427 (1.61%) JUnit
17 423 (1.59%) webpack
18 412 (1.55%) SonarQube
19 364 (1.37%) Travis CI
20 345 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6,666 (25.07%) Finance
2 6,060 (22.79%) Social Skills
3 2,276 (8.56%) Banking
4 1,774 (6.67%) Retail
5 1,735 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1,646 (6.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1,532 (5.76%) Games
8 1,166 (4.38%) Public Sector
9 1,067 (4.01%) Marketing
10 834 (3.14%) Legal
11 815 (3.06%) Manufacturing
12 704 (2.65%) Law
13 574 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
14 376 (1.41%) Telecoms
15 368 (1.38%) Advertising
16 361 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
17 314 (1.18%) Automotive
18 304 (1.14%) Influencing Skills
19 284 (1.07%) Financial Institution
20 264 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6,329 (23.80%) Developer
2 5,180 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 2,858 (10.75%) Software Engineer
4 1,838 (6.91%) Senior Developer
5 1,523 (5.73%) Senior DevOps
6 1,513 (5.69%) Architect
7 1,412 (5.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1,221 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 1,154 (4.34%) .NET Developer
10 1,025 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 928 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
12 842 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
13 834 (3.14%) Data Engineer
14 824 (3.10%) Azure Engineer
15 751 (2.82%) AWS Engineer
16 742 (2.79%) Analyst
17 733 (2.76%) Java Developer
18 661 (2.49%) Consultant
19 575 (2.16%) Principal Engineer
19 575 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,295 (19.91%) React
2 5,148 (19.36%) .NET
3 3,618 (13.61%) Node.js
4 2,742 (10.31%) HTML
5 2,695 (10.13%) CSS
6 2,447 (9.20%) AngularJS
7 2,234 (8.40%) .NET Core
8 2,003 (7.53%) REST
9 1,837 (6.91%) Spring
10 1,795 (6.75%) Kafka
11 1,675 (6.30%) .NET Framework
12 1,647 (6.19%) RESTful
13 1,182 (4.44%) Web Services
14 1,149 (4.32%) ASP.NET
15 1,080 (4.06%) Entity Framework
16 1,049 (3.94%) Vue.js
17 1,012 (3.81%) HTML5
18 992 (3.73%) jQuery
19 944 (3.55%) JSON
20 872 (3.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2,385 (8.97%) Cloud Native
2 1,796 (6.75%) User Experience
3 1,525 (5.73%) Public Cloud
4 1,255 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 1,037 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 1,027 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
7 964 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
8 744 (2.80%) Virtual Team
9 738 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 573 (2.15%) Data Structures
11 521 (1.96%) Life Science
12 497 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
13 431 (1.62%) Blockchain
14 420 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
15 413 (1.55%) Private Cloud
16 403 (1.52%) IoT
17 398 (1.50%) Blog
18 387 (1.46%) Data Centre
19 386 (1.45%) Hackathon
20 321 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 4,513 (16.97%) Linux
2 2,170 (8.16%) Windows
3 1,106 (4.16%) Android
4 977 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 824 (3.10%) Unix
6 563 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 299 (1.12%) CentOS
8 291 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 219 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 183 (0.69%) Mesosphere
11 102 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 96 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 69 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 62 (0.23%) Debian
15 59 (0.22%) VMS
16 57 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
17 56 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
18 37 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
19 31 (0.12%) Solaris
20 29 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,659 (58.89%) Agile
2 10,677 (40.15%) CI/CD
3 6,395 (24.05%) Software Engineering
4 4,923 (18.51%) Microservices
5 4,851 (18.24%) Scrum
6 4,728 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 4,401 (16.55%) Infrastructure as Code
8 4,144 (15.58%) Mentoring
9 3,690 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
10 3,580 (13.46%) TDD
11 3,543 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
12 3,509 (13.20%) Full Stack Development
13 2,978 (11.20%) Analytics
14 2,856 (10.74%) Containerisation
15 2,685 (10.10%) SDLC
16 2,530 (9.51%) Coaching
17 2,105 (7.92%) Computer Science
18 2,025 (7.62%) Data Science
19 1,865 (7.01%) BDD
20 1,858 (6.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8,500 (31.96%) Python
2 6,823 (25.66%) JavaScript
3 6,727 (25.30%) Java
4 5,849 (22.00%) C#
5 5,568 (20.94%) SQL
6 2,955 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2,496 (9.39%) Bash
8 2,350 (8.84%) PowerShell
9 2,297 (8.64%) Go
10 1,190 (4.48%) Ruby
11 970 (3.65%) C++
12 924 (3.47%) Scala
13 833 (3.13%) PHP
14 800 (3.01%) T-SQL
15 685 (2.58%) C
16 632 (2.38%) Groovy
17 563 (2.12%) Kotlin
18 408 (1.53%) Shell Script
19 353 (1.33%) Objective-C
20 335 (1.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3,054 (11.48%) Degree
2 1,281 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 1,137 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 782 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 368 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 315 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 314 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 250 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 209 (0.79%) ISEB
10 188 (0.71%) CISSP
11 185 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 128 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
13 127 (0.48%) PMI Certification
14 93 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
15 73 (0.27%) PhD
16 72 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 70 (0.26%) DBS Check
18 69 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
19 67 (0.25%) PMP
20 64 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,774 (10.43%) QA
2 697 (2.62%) Accessibility
3 342 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 320 (1.20%) GDPR
5 307 (1.15%) SLA
6 260 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 208 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 115 (0.43%) SOC 2
9 114 (0.43%) NIST
10 97 (0.36%) GRC
11 77 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 74 (0.28%) PMO
13 45 (0.17%) COBIT
14 44 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 43 (0.16%) HIPAA
16 34 (0.13%) GxP
16 34 (0.13%) WCAG
17 33 (0.12%) ISO 9001
18 26 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 26 (0.098%) HL7
System Software
1 7,832 (29.45%) Docker
2 543 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 451 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 353 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 114 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 97 (0.36%) vSphere
7 93 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 84 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 80 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 65 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
11 64 (0.24%) KVM
12 57 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 47 (0.18%) Firmware
14 43 (0.16%) LXC
15 32 (0.12%) NFS
16 28 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 26 (0.098%) zsh
18 25 (0.094%) Ceph
19 24 (0.090%) Xen
20 19 (0.071%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 8,063 (30.32%) Kubernetes
2 7,052 (26.52%) Terraform
3 3,697 (13.90%) Ansible
4 1,497 (5.63%) Puppet
5 1,181 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 927 (3.49%) Prometheus
7 831 (3.13%) Grafana
8 365 (1.37%) Istio
9 359 (1.35%) Kibana
10 251 (0.94%) Consul
11 216 (0.81%) logstash
12 197 (0.74%) Packer
13 182 (0.68%) Automic
14 173 (0.65%) ZABBIX
15 156 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
16 125 (0.47%) Rancher
17 112 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
18 110 (0.41%) Nagios
19 105 (0.39%) Argo
19 105 (0.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4,790 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 2,115 (7.95%) Google
3 1,063 (4.00%) Oracle
4 735 (2.76%) Splunk
5 716 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
6 681 (2.56%) VMware
7 610 (2.29%) Xamarin
8 413 (1.55%) Databricks
9 403 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 378 (1.42%) IBM
11 332 (1.25%) New Relic
12 321 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 232 (0.87%) ServiceNow
14 220 (0.83%) SAP
15 200 (0.75%) Cisco
16 195 (0.73%) Dynatrace
17 172 (0.65%) MuleSoft
18 164 (0.62%) Sitecore
19 163 (0.61%) Hitachi
20 156 (0.59%) AppDynamics