Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevSecOps
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 761 1022
Rank change year-on-year +330 +261 +151
Permanent jobs citing DevSecOps 386 272 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.22% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.23% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 324 246 113
Median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +30.08% -12.14%
10th Percentile £47,250 £55,000 £36,800
90th Percentile £101,250 £105,000 £109,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +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 58,726 115,779 139,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.37% 92.09% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47,329 92,785 111,802
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

DevSecOps
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevSecOps over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Top 17 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 24 January 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 +335 359 £80,000 - 63
UK excluding London +319 186 £65,000 -10.34% 23
London +204 178 £85,000 -1.45% 44
Work from Home -18 68 £70,000 -5.08% 6
South West +114 63 £90,000 +38.46% 3
South East +157 39 £95,000 +26.67% 3
North of England +103 35 £67,500 -10.00% 7
Midlands +110 28 £62,500 -20.63% 3
West Midlands +108 27 £62,500 +15.74% 3
North West +87 23 £70,000 -6.67% 3
Northern Ireland - 11 £40,000 - 2
East of England +99 6 £51,000 -21.54% 2
Yorkshire +52 6 £45,000 -44.44% 3
North East - 6 £65,000 - 1
Wales +45 4 £73,750 +47.50%
Scotland +35 4 £70,000 - 3
East Midlands +60 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 243 (62.95%) DevOps
2 231 (59.84%) AWS
3 207 (53.63%) Azure
4 176 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (44.82%) Docker
6 145 (37.56%) Kubernetes
7 142 (36.79%) Terraform
8 140 (36.27%) Python
9 134 (34.72%) Infrastructure as Code
10 123 (31.87%) Linux
11 99 (25.65%) Cybersecurity
12 97 (25.13%) Ansible
13 90 (23.32%) SDLC
14 88 (22.80%) Scrum
15 86 (22.28%) Machine Learning
16 85 (22.02%) Microservices
16 85 (22.02%) Data Science
17 80 (20.73%) Bash Shell
18 77 (19.95%) Cloud Native
19 75 (19.43%) GCP
20 73 (18.91%) Microsoft
21 71 (18.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
21 71 (18.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
22 65 (16.84%) Finance
22 65 (16.84%) Analytics
23 64 (16.58%) Java
24 63 (16.32%) PowerShell
25 60 (15.54%) Artificial Intelligence
26 55 (14.25%) Puppet
27 53 (13.73%) Information Security

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 44 (11.40%) Confluence
2 18 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.81%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.55%) Apache
5 4 (1.04%) Jadu
6 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.52%) CMS
6 2 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 231 (59.84%) AWS
2 207 (53.63%) Azure
3 75 (19.43%) GCP
4 44 (11.40%) Serverless
5 41 (10.62%) SaaS
6 37 (9.59%) IaaS
7 34 (8.81%) Amazon EKS
8 33 (8.55%) PaaS
9 27 (6.99%) AWS Lambda
9 27 (6.99%) GitHub
10 18 (4.66%) Azure Functions
11 15 (3.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (2.85%) Amazon S3
14 10 (2.59%) Power Platform
14 10 (2.59%) PowerApps
15 9 (2.33%) Office 365
16 8 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (2.07%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.07%) Firewall
2 29 (7.51%) VPN
3 22 (5.70%) IPv4
3 22 (5.70%) VLAN
4 21 (5.44%) Network Security
4 21 (5.44%) OSPF
5 20 (5.18%) Internet
6 11 (2.85%) DNS
7 10 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.55%) IPsec
9 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.52%) MPLS
9 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.59%) Big Data
2 13 (3.37%) Redis
3 12 (3.11%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.85%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.81%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (1.55%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.04%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.78%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.26%) Dremio
11 1 (0.26%) Presto
Development Applications
1 49 (12.69%) Jenkins
2 46 (11.92%) JIRA
3 45 (11.66%) Git (software)
4 31 (8.03%) TeamCity
5 28 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (4.66%) Subversion
7 12 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.85%) Artifactory
9 10 (2.59%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.59%) GitLab
10 6 (1.55%) CircleCI
10 6 (1.55%) Gradle
10 6 (1.55%) Maven
10 6 (1.55%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.30%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.78%) Selenium
13 2 (0.52%) Burp Suite
13 2 (0.52%) git-flow
13 2 (0.52%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.52%) Spinnaker
General
1 65 (16.84%) Finance
2 33 (8.55%) Legal
3 21 (5.44%) Public Sector
4 20 (5.18%) Retail
5 18 (4.66%) Banking
6 17 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.37%) Marketing
8 9 (2.33%) Electronics
8 9 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.81%) Law
10 4 (1.04%) Local Government
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (20.47%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 65 (16.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (15.80%) Architect
4 52 (13.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 48 (12.44%) Security Engineer
6 34 (8.81%) Cloud Architect
7 28 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
7 28 (7.25%) Developer
8 23 (5.96%) Security Architect
9 21 (5.44%) Consultant
10 16 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (3.63%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.11%) Security Consultant
13 11 (2.85%) Azure Engineer
13 11 (2.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 11 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.59%) DevSecOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.81%) Kafka
2 32 (8.29%) Web Services
3 19 (4.92%) Apache NiFi
4 16 (4.15%) .NET
5 14 (3.63%) OAuth
6 13 (3.37%) SAML
7 12 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (3.11%) React
8 11 (2.85%) OpenID
9 10 (2.59%) REST
10 9 (2.33%) CSS
10 9 (2.33%) HTML
10 9 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (1.81%) Node.js
12 6 (1.55%) JSON
12 6 (1.55%) SOAP
13 5 (1.30%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (1.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.95%) Cloud Native
2 40 (10.36%) Public Cloud
3 33 (8.55%) PKI
4 27 (6.99%) Cyberattack
5 14 (3.63%) User Experience
6 9 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.81%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.55%) Social Network
10 3 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.78%) FMCG
10 3 (0.78%) Life Science
10 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 123 (31.87%) Linux
2 50 (12.95%) Windows
3 33 (8.55%) CentOS
4 32 (8.29%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.51%) Unix
6 21 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (4.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (3.11%) Ubuntu
9 10 (2.59%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.07%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.81%) Android
11 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.55%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.78%) Debian
13 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (62.95%) DevOps
2 176 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (34.72%) Infrastructure as Code
4 99 (25.65%) Cybersecurity
5 90 (23.32%) SDLC
6 88 (22.80%) Scrum
7 86 (22.28%) Machine Learning
8 85 (22.02%) Data Science
8 85 (22.02%) Microservices
9 71 (18.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 71 (18.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 65 (16.84%) Analytics
11 60 (15.54%) Artificial Intelligence
12 53 (13.73%) Information Security
13 52 (13.47%) Test Automation
14 50 (12.95%) Open Source
14 50 (12.95%) Software Engineering
15 49 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (12.69%) Cyber Intelligence
16 44 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 140 (36.27%) Python
2 80 (20.73%) Bash Shell
3 64 (16.58%) Java
4 63 (16.32%) PowerShell
5 40 (10.36%) Go
6 18 (4.66%) SQL
7 15 (3.89%) C#
8 13 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.11%) C++
10 11 (2.85%) Perl
10 11 (2.85%) Ruby
11 10 (2.59%) C
12 2 (0.52%) Clojure
12 2 (0.52%) Groovy
12 2 (0.52%) Scala
12 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.22%) Degree
3 21 (5.44%) CISSP
4 15 (3.89%) GIAC
5 14 (3.63%) OSCE
6 12 (3.11%) AWS Certification
7 11 (2.85%) OSCP
8 10 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.59%) RHCE
8 10 (2.59%) SANS
8 10 (2.59%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (2.33%) PhD
10 8 (2.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.81%) CISM
12 6 (1.55%) CEH
12 6 (1.55%) CEPT
12 6 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.55%) EC-Council LPT
12 6 (1.55%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.84%) NIST
2 21 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.92%) PCI DSS
4 17 (4.40%) GDPR
5 11 (2.85%) NCSC
6 6 (1.55%) NIST 800
7 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.04%) QA
8 3 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.78%) SLA
9 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 173 (44.82%) Docker
2 37 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.59%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 145 (37.56%) Kubernetes
2 142 (36.79%) Terraform
3 97 (25.13%) Ansible
4 55 (14.25%) Puppet
5 25 (6.48%) Prometheus
6 24 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (4.92%) Grafana
8 18 (4.66%) Rancher
9 8 (2.07%) Nessus
10 7 (1.81%) QRadar
11 6 (1.55%) Consul
11 6 (1.55%) linkerd
12 5 (1.30%) CASB
12 5 (1.30%) Nmap
13 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (0.52%) Istio
14 2 (0.52%) Opsgenie
14 2 (0.52%) Salt
15 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.44%) VMware
3 37 (9.59%) Red Hat
4 36 (9.33%) Google
5 18 (4.66%) Oracle
6 12 (3.11%) Splunk
7 9 (2.33%) Fortinet
7 9 (2.33%) SAP
8 8 (2.07%) AlienVault
8 8 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.30%) Qualys
9 5 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.04%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.04%) Delphix
10 4 (1.04%) Sophos
10 4 (1.04%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.78%) Cisco
11 3 (0.78%) Forcepoint
11 3 (0.78%) IBM
11 3 (0.78%) Symantec