Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevSecOps
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 716 1006 1182
Rank change year-on-year +290 +176 -32
Permanent jobs citing DevSecOps 298 121 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.080% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.087% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 223 109 19
UK median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% - -16.13%
10th Percentile £55,150 £36,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £104,000 £98,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% +140.00% -

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 114,031 139,701 161,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.19% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 90,428 110,324 131,517
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,823 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 19 February 2020.

Salary histogram for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Top 14 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 19 February 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 +291 290 £81,000 +20.00% 58
London +240 207 £85,000 +6.25% 39
UK excluding London +108 86 £72,500 +20.83% 19
South East +73 36 £77,500 +29.17% 3
North of England +78 20 £65,000 -13.33% 7
North West +58 16 £60,000 -20.00% 4
South West +44 13 £65,000 - 4
Midlands +8 10 £72,500 +20.83% 4
East Midlands +19 6 £85,000 +41.67% 3
East of England +71 4 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +29 4 £75,500 -13.71% 3
West Midlands +11 4 £51,000 -15.00% 1
Wales - 2 £50,750 -
Northern Ireland +13 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 178 (59.73%) DevOps
2 126 (42.28%) AWS
3 112 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (37.25%) Azure
5 102 (34.23%) Cybersecurity
6 97 (32.55%) Finance
7 92 (30.87%) Python
8 88 (29.53%) Docker
9 87 (29.19%) Kubernetes
10 85 (28.52%) Terraform
11 76 (25.50%) Jenkins
12 68 (22.82%) GCP
13 65 (21.81%) SDLC
14 64 (21.48%) Ansible
15 63 (21.14%) Java
16 61 (20.47%) Security Architecture
17 58 (19.46%) Linux
18 56 (18.79%) Threat Modelling
19 55 (18.46%) Information Security
20 54 (18.12%) Infrastructure as Code
21 48 (16.11%) OWASP
22 47 (15.77%) Vulnerability Management
23 46 (15.44%) Go
23 46 (15.44%) Security Testing
24 41 (13.76%) Google
25 39 (13.09%) Scrum
26 38 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
27 37 (12.42%) CISSP
28 36 (12.08%) JavaScript
28 36 (12.08%) Software Engineering

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%) Confluence
2 15 (5.03%) Apache
3 10 (3.36%) JBoss
4 6 (2.01%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 126 (42.28%) AWS
2 111 (37.25%) Azure
3 68 (22.82%) GCP
4 27 (9.06%) Serverless
5 18 (6.04%) GitHub
6 17 (5.70%) IaaS
7 15 (5.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (4.36%) OpenShift
9 13 (4.36%) SaaS
10 11 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (3.02%) PaaS
12 8 (2.68%) Amazon S3
12 8 (2.68%) Azure Functions
12 8 (2.68%) Stackdriver
12 8 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
13 7 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.74%) Firewall
2 17 (5.70%) Network Security
3 15 (5.03%) Internet
4 14 (4.70%) DNS
5 12 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.69%) WAN
7 9 (3.02%) HTTP
8 8 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.35%) SSL
10 6 (2.01%) IPsec
10 6 (2.01%) NAS
10 6 (2.01%) SAN
10 6 (2.01%) VPN
11 5 (1.68%) LAN
11 5 (1.68%) Wireless
11 5 (1.68%) WLAN
12 2 (0.67%) DHCP
12 2 (0.67%) Junos
12 2 (0.67%) MPLS
12 2 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.03%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.69%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (3.69%) GIS
3 10 (3.36%) Big Data
3 10 (3.36%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (3.36%) JasperReports
3 10 (3.36%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.36%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Power BI
6 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (25.50%) Jenkins
2 33 (11.07%) GitLab
2 33 (11.07%) JIRA
3 27 (9.06%) TeamCity
4 26 (8.72%) SonarQube
5 23 (7.72%) Git (software)
6 21 (7.05%) Maven
7 20 (6.71%) Bitbucket
7 20 (6.71%) Snyk
8 16 (5.37%) Ant
9 15 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (4.70%) CircleCI
10 14 (4.70%) Metasploit
11 12 (4.03%) Spinnaker
12 11 (3.69%) Gradle
13 10 (3.36%) CruiseControl
13 10 (3.36%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.36%) FishEye
13 10 (3.36%) Hudson
General
1 97 (32.55%) Finance
2 24 (8.05%) Banking
3 11 (3.69%) Marketing
4 10 (3.36%) Retail
5 9 (3.02%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.34%) Billing
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (24.16%) Architect
2 61 (20.47%) Security Architect
3 59 (19.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (15.44%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 31 (10.40%) Security Engineer
6 24 (8.05%) Consultant
7 17 (5.70%) Applications Architect
8 16 (5.37%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.36%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (4.36%) Penetration Tester
9 13 (4.36%) Tester
10 12 (4.03%) Senior Architect
10 12 (4.03%) Senior Security Architect
11 10 (3.36%) Developer
11 10 (3.36%) DevSecOps Consultant
11 10 (3.36%) Management Consultant
11 10 (3.36%) Principal Engineer
11 10 (3.36%) Principal Software Engineer
11 10 (3.36%) Security Specialist
12 9 (3.02%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.07%) .NET
2 24 (8.05%) REST
3 23 (7.72%) JSON
4 20 (6.71%) OAuth
5 19 (6.38%) Web Services
6 16 (5.37%) OpenID
6 16 (5.37%) SAML
7 13 (4.36%) Kafka
7 13 (4.36%) Node.js
7 13 (4.36%) YAML
8 10 (3.36%) Ajax
8 10 (3.36%) Apache Flex
8 10 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.36%) CSS
8 10 (3.36%) GWT
8 10 (3.36%) Hibernate
8 10 (3.36%) JMS
8 10 (3.36%) Middleware
8 10 (3.36%) Spring
8 10 (3.36%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.06%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.05%) PKI
3 20 (6.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (5.37%) Cloud Native
5 12 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.02%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.02%) Internet of Things
7 9 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.68%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.68%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (1.68%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.34%) Social Network
10 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.67%) Bitcoin
11 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.46%) Linux
2 20 (6.71%) Windows
3 14 (4.70%) Kali Linux
4 9 (3.02%) Unix
5 6 (2.01%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (59.73%) DevOps
2 112 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (34.23%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (21.81%) SDLC
5 61 (20.47%) Security Architecture
6 56 (18.79%) Threat Modelling
7 55 (18.46%) Information Security
8 54 (18.12%) Infrastructure as Code
9 48 (16.11%) OWASP
10 47 (15.77%) Vulnerability Management
11 46 (15.44%) Security Testing
12 39 (13.09%) Scrum
13 38 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (12.08%) Software Engineering
15 35 (11.74%) Microservices
16 34 (11.41%) Penetration Testing
17 32 (10.74%) Secure Coding
18 29 (9.73%) Fintech
19 27 (9.06%) Coaching
19 27 (9.06%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 92 (30.87%) Python
2 63 (21.14%) Java
3 46 (15.44%) Go
4 36 (12.08%) JavaScript
5 35 (11.74%) PowerShell
6 31 (10.40%) C++
7 30 (10.07%) C#
8 24 (8.05%) Bash Shell
8 24 (8.05%) SQL
9 21 (7.05%) Ruby
10 15 (5.03%) C
10 15 (5.03%) Scala
11 10 (3.36%) Java 8
12 7 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.68%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.68%) R
14 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.67%) Perl
15 1 (0.34%) PHP
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (12.42%) CISSP
2 19 (6.38%) Degree
3 18 (6.04%) CEH
4 17 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.70%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.03%) SANS
6 13 (4.36%) CREST Certified
7 12 (4.03%) CISM
8 11 (3.69%) PhD
9 8 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.68%) OSCP
10 7 (2.35%) GWAPT
11 6 (2.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (2.01%) CEPT
11 6 (2.01%) CSSLP
11 6 (2.01%) EC-Council LPT
11 6 (2.01%) GXPN
11 6 (2.01%) OSCE
12 5 (1.68%) CRISC
12 5 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.04%) GDPR
1 18 (6.04%) NIST
2 14 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.03%) QA
4 4 (1.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.01%) COBIT
5 3 (1.01%) NCSC
6 2 (0.67%) SLA
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 88 (29.53%) Docker
2 16 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.67%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (29.19%) Kubernetes
2 85 (28.52%) Terraform
3 64 (21.48%) Ansible
4 28 (9.40%) Puppet
5 24 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (6.04%) Nessus
7 16 (5.37%) Sysdig
8 15 (5.03%) Nmap
9 14 (4.70%) Istio
10 10 (3.36%) Mesos
11 7 (2.35%) Marathon
12 5 (1.68%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.68%) Rancher
13 4 (1.34%) CSIRT
14 3 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.67%) Prometheus
16 1 (0.34%) Grafana
16 1 (0.34%) Kibana
16 1 (0.34%) Packer
16 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (13.76%) Google
2 17 (5.70%) Qualys
3 11 (3.69%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.36%) Adobe
4 10 (3.36%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.35%) Oracle
5 7 (2.35%) VMware
6 6 (2.01%) IBM
6 6 (2.01%) SAP
7 4 (1.34%) Coverity
7 4 (1.34%) Splunk
8 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco
9 2 (0.67%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.67%) Juniper
9 2 (0.67%) New Relic
9 2 (0.67%) RedGate