Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DevSecOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevSecOps over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevSecOps
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 798 1118 1195
Rank change year-on-year +320 +77 +75
Permanent jobs citing DevSecOps 298 52 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.034% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 233 32 20
UK median annual salary £80,000 £64,250 £97,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.51% -34.10% +50.00%
10th Percentile £50,950 £48,350 £58,250
90th Percentile £106,000 £109,750 £121,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.07% +28.89% -

DevSecOps 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 129,751 152,070 162,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.10% 91.77% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101,860 121,004 128,564
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

DevSecOps
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DevSecOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevSecOps.

Salary trend for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevSecOps over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevSecOps within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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 +318 280 £80,000 +20.75% 36
London +225 161 £85,000 -4.23% 12
UK excluding London +175 136 £65,000 +12.07% 28
South West +38 40 £65,000 +13.04% 7
North of England +44 36 £75,000 +29.31% 3
North West +48 31 £75,000 +69.49% 3
East of England +93 17 £65,000 - 4
Scotland +30 17 £48,004 -16.52% 3
Midlands +39 16 £52,125 - 6
South East +43 10 £70,000 +12.90% 4
West Midlands - 10 £51,750 - 5
East Midlands +27 6 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire 0 5 £81,000 +27.56%

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing DevSecOps 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 DevSecOps.

1 166 (55.70%) DevOps
2 142 (47.65%) AWS
3 132 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (38.26%) Azure
5 100 (33.56%) Jenkins
6 97 (32.55%) Docker
7 90 (30.20%) Linux
8 84 (28.19%) Python
9 78 (26.17%) Java
9 78 (26.17%) Finance
10 77 (25.84%) Kubernetes
11 73 (24.50%) Terraform
11 73 (24.50%) Software Engineering
12 66 (22.15%) Scrum
13 65 (21.81%) Cybersecurity
14 64 (21.48%) GCP
15 59 (19.80%) Open Source
16 56 (18.79%) Ansible
17 49 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (15.77%) CISSP
18 47 (15.77%) Git (software)
19 46 (15.44%) OWASP
19 46 (15.44%) Puppet
19 46 (15.44%) Microservices
20 45 (15.10%) Security Architecture
20 45 (15.10%) JavaScript
21 44 (14.77%) Information Security
21 44 (14.77%) Google
22 43 (14.43%) Penetration Testing
23 41 (13.76%) Banking

DevSecOps
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 17 (5.70%) Apache
1 17 (5.70%) JBoss
1 17 (5.70%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.36%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.68%) Apache Pig
4 8 (2.68%) Confluence
5 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.01%) IIS
7 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 142 (47.65%) AWS
2 114 (38.26%) Azure
3 64 (21.48%) GCP
4 25 (8.39%) GitHub
4 25 (8.39%) Serverless
5 19 (6.38%) IaaS
6 18 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (6.04%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (5.37%) Heroku
8 13 (4.36%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.02%) PaaS
10 8 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.35%) SaaS
12 6 (2.01%) Office 365
13 5 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
15 3 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (1.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.74%) Firewall
2 24 (8.05%) Internet
3 22 (7.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (3.36%) WAN
5 7 (2.35%) DNS
5 7 (2.35%) Network Security
5 7 (2.35%) VPN
6 5 (1.68%) HTTP
6 5 (1.68%) SSL
7 4 (1.34%) NAS
7 4 (1.34%) SAN
8 3 (1.01%) DHCP
9 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.72%) Relational Database
2 23 (7.72%) Big Data
2 23 (7.72%) Geospatial Data
2 23 (7.72%) GIS
2 23 (7.72%) RDBMS
3 17 (5.70%) JasperReports
4 10 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.35%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.67%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.34%) Impala
10 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 100 (33.56%) Jenkins
2 47 (15.77%) Git (software)
3 37 (12.42%) Maven
4 31 (10.40%) Ant
5 28 (9.40%) JIRA
6 26 (8.72%) GitLab
6 26 (8.72%) TeamCity
7 21 (7.05%) Hudson
7 21 (7.05%) JUnit
8 20 (6.71%) CruiseControl
8 20 (6.71%) FishEye
9 19 (6.38%) Gradle
10 15 (5.03%) ClearQuest
10 15 (5.03%) IBM UrbanCode
11 12 (4.03%) Snyk
12 11 (3.69%) SonarQube
13 10 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (3.36%) Vagrant
14 8 (2.68%) Bitbucket
15 6 (2.01%) Artifactory
General
1 78 (26.17%) Finance
2 41 (13.76%) Banking
3 28 (9.40%) Retail
4 14 (4.70%) Law
5 7 (2.35%) Billing
5 7 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) Games
8 3 (1.01%) Back Office
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (17.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (17.11%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 50 (16.78%) Security Engineer
4 48 (16.11%) Architect
5 42 (14.09%) Security Architect
6 31 (10.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 30 (10.07%) Consultant
8 27 (9.06%) AWS Engineer
9 26 (8.72%) Software Engineer
10 23 (7.72%) Principal Engineer
11 19 (6.38%) DevSecOps Consultant
11 19 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.37%) Principal Software Engineer
13 15 (5.03%) Cloud Architect
14 13 (4.36%) IoT Architect
14 13 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (4.36%) Platform Engineer
15 12 (4.03%) AWS DevOps
15 12 (4.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 11 (3.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.09%) Web Services
2 33 (11.07%) .NET
3 24 (8.05%) Middleware
4 23 (7.72%) REST
5 21 (7.05%) GWT
6 20 (6.71%) Spring
7 18 (6.04%) Hibernate
8 17 (5.70%) Ajax
8 17 (5.70%) Apache Flex
8 17 (5.70%) AWT
8 17 (5.70%) CSS
8 17 (5.70%) JMS
8 17 (5.70%) JSON
8 17 (5.70%) Swing
9 16 (5.37%) Django
9 16 (5.37%) Dropwizard
10 14 (4.70%) .NET Core
11 13 (4.36%) Vue.js
12 12 (4.03%) OAuth
12 12 (4.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.05%) Internet of Things
2 17 (5.70%) Cyberthreat
2 17 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (4.70%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.36%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.68%) PKI
7 7 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.35%) NHS
8 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.01%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.01%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.34%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 90 (30.20%) Linux
2 33 (11.07%) Windows
3 20 (6.71%) Unix
4 14 (4.70%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.69%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.02%) Android
7 9 (3.02%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.68%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Solaris
10 2 (0.67%) CentOS
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (55.70%) DevOps
2 132 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (24.50%) Software Engineering
4 66 (22.15%) Scrum
5 65 (21.81%) Cybersecurity
6 59 (19.80%) Open Source
7 49 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (15.44%) Microservices
8 46 (15.44%) OWASP
9 45 (15.10%) Security Architecture
10 44 (14.77%) Information Security
11 43 (14.43%) Penetration Testing
12 40 (13.42%) Continuous Deployment
13 39 (13.09%) Configuration Management
14 37 (12.42%) Kanban
15 35 (11.74%) Security Operations
16 34 (11.41%) OO
17 32 (10.74%) TDD
18 29 (9.73%) SDLC
19 28 (9.40%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.19%) Python
2 78 (26.17%) Java
3 45 (15.10%) JavaScript
4 29 (9.73%) Bash Shell
5 23 (7.72%) C#
6 22 (7.38%) Groovy
7 21 (7.05%) C++
8 20 (6.71%) Perl
9 17 (5.70%) C
9 17 (5.70%) Java 8
9 17 (5.70%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.70%) Ruby
10 16 (5.37%) Go
11 11 (3.69%) Scala
11 11 (3.69%) SQL
12 8 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.34%) PHP
14 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (15.77%) CISSP
2 28 (9.40%) CISM
3 23 (7.72%) Degree
4 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.03%) CISA
6 9 (3.02%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.68%) SANS
8 7 (2.35%) CEH
8 7 (2.35%) CRISC
8 7 (2.35%) GSEC
9 6 (2.01%) CISMP
9 6 (2.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 6 (2.01%) ISSMP
10 5 (1.68%) PhD
11 3 (1.01%) CCSP
11 3 (1.01%) CSSLP
11 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.01%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.09%) NIST
2 21 (7.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.03%) PCI DSS
4 13 (4.36%) GDPR
5 5 (1.68%) QA
6 4 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.67%) NCSC
8 1 (0.34%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (32.55%) Docker
2 25 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.01%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (25.84%) Kubernetes
2 73 (24.50%) Terraform
3 56 (18.79%) Ansible
4 46 (15.44%) Puppet
5 31 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.69%) Sysdig
7 10 (3.36%) Graphite
7 10 (3.36%) Nessus
8 9 (3.02%) Nagios
9 8 (2.68%) Mesos
9 8 (2.68%) Nmap
10 7 (2.35%) Rancher
11 3 (1.01%) Consul
11 3 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.01%) Packer
11 3 (1.01%) WSUS
12 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.67%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.34%) Istio
Vendors
1 44 (14.77%) Google
2 24 (8.05%) Atlassian
3 17 (5.70%) Adobe
4 16 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (4.03%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.03%) VMware
6 11 (3.69%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.02%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.68%) Oracle
8 8 (2.68%) Qualys
9 5 (1.68%) IBM
10 4 (1.34%) SAP
11 3 (1.01%) Darktrace
11 3 (1.01%) Splunk
12 2 (0.67%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.67%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.67%) PagerDuty
12 2 (0.67%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.34%) New Relic
13 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow