Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevSecOps
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 535 859 1193
Rank change year-on-year +324 +334 -32
Permanent jobs citing DevSecOps 332 254 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.17% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.19% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 317 208 22
Median annual salary £77,500 £77,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.36% -36.22%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,740 £38,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% +27.78%

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 72,707 135,811 164,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.19% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,948 106,915 131,880
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,734 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for DevSecOps in the UK

DevSecOps
Top 15 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 5 July 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 +330 325 £79,000 -1.25% 13
London +248 230 £80,000 -5.88% 6
UK excluding London +213 96 £62,500 -3.85% 8
Work from Home +122 62 £70,000 -37.78% 3
North of England +134 26 £62,500 -16.67% 3
South West +101 22 £90,000 +28.57% 2
South East +180 20 £77,000 -23.00% 1
North West +101 20 £52,500 -30.00% 3
Midlands +105 18 £57,250 +21.81% 1
West Midlands +81 16 £57,250 +30.11%
Yorkshire +117 6 £72,500 -17.14%
Northern Ireland +24 5 £55,000 -45.00%
East of England +92 3 £80,000 +42.22%
East Midlands +68 2 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Wales - 2 £50,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 172 (51.81%) DevOps
2 163 (49.10%) AWS
3 132 (39.76%) Azure
4 125 (37.65%) Cybersecurity
5 109 (32.83%) Finance
6 100 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (29.22%) Docker
8 93 (28.01%) Python
9 84 (25.30%) Terraform
10 79 (23.80%) Security Architecture
11 76 (22.89%) Java
12 73 (21.99%) SDLC
13 72 (21.69%) Linux
14 69 (20.78%) Information Security
14 69 (20.78%) Kubernetes
15 68 (20.48%) OWASP
16 63 (18.98%) Threat Modelling
17 58 (17.47%) Fintech
18 57 (17.17%) Infrastructure as Code
19 56 (16.87%) Microservices
20 48 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
20 48 (14.46%) GCP
21 47 (14.16%) .NET
22 46 (13.86%) C#
23 45 (13.55%) Ansible
23 45 (13.55%) Security Operations
24 41 (12.35%) Data Security
24 41 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
25 39 (11.75%) Security Testing
25 39 (11.75%) Microsoft

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 11 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.81%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.51%) Apache
4 5 (1.51%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (0.90%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (49.10%) AWS
2 132 (39.76%) Azure
3 48 (14.46%) GCP
4 39 (11.75%) SaaS
5 26 (7.83%) Serverless
6 24 (7.23%) IaaS
7 21 (6.33%) PaaS
8 17 (5.12%) Office 365
9 15 (4.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (3.01%) Azure Functions
11 10 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (2.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 8 (2.41%) Amazon S3
13 7 (2.11%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.81%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (1.81%) Slack
15 4 (1.20%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.53%) Firewall
2 24 (7.23%) Internet
3 14 (4.22%) Network Security
4 13 (3.92%) DNS
4 13 (3.92%) HTTP
4 13 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.71%) VPN
6 8 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.41%) IPsec
7 5 (1.51%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.51%) X.509
8 2 (0.60%) VLAN
8 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.30%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.43%) Big Data
2 24 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.11%) Power BI
5 6 (1.81%) GIS
5 6 (1.81%) MySQL
6 5 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (0.90%) BigQuery
8 3 (0.90%) Presto
8 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.83%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.82%) JIRA
4 12 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.31%) GitLab
6 9 (2.71%) Snyk
7 7 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.11%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.51%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.20%) Gradle
11 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.90%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.90%) Metasploit
11 3 (0.90%) Selenium
11 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (32.83%) Finance
2 33 (9.94%) Banking
3 26 (7.83%) Retail
4 19 (5.72%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.82%) Legal
6 12 (3.61%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.41%) Marketing
8 6 (1.81%) Electronics
8 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.60%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (25.90%) Security Engineer
2 66 (19.88%) Architect
3 50 (15.06%) Security Architect
4 47 (14.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 37 (11.14%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 24 (7.23%) Cloud Architect
7 21 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (5.72%) Penetration Tester
8 19 (5.72%) Tester
9 16 (4.82%) Applications Architect
9 16 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.22%) Applications Engineer
10 14 (4.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.22%) Security Manager
11 13 (3.92%) Security Specialist
11 13 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.61%) Consultant
12 12 (3.61%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.31%) Developer
14 10 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.16%) .NET
2 19 (5.72%) Web Services
3 15 (4.52%) React
4 13 (3.92%) REST
5 12 (3.61%) SAML
6 10 (3.01%) OAuth
6 10 (3.01%) SOAP
6 10 (3.01%) XML
7 9 (2.71%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.41%) OpenID
9 7 (2.11%) Kafka
9 7 (2.11%) LDAP
10 6 (1.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.51%) Node.js
12 4 (1.20%) Angular 2
12 4 (1.20%) RESTful
13 3 (0.90%) Middleware
13 3 (0.90%) Redux
13 3 (0.90%) WCF
13 3 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.84%) Cloud Native
1 36 (10.84%) PKI
2 29 (8.73%) Public Cloud
3 18 (5.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.82%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.22%) Cyberattack
6 14 (4.22%) Internet of Things
7 11 (3.31%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.31%) Data Centre
7 11 (3.31%) User Experience
8 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 72 (21.69%) Linux
2 17 (5.12%) Unix
3 15 (4.52%) Windows
4 8 (2.41%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.90%) Android
6 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.90%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (51.81%) DevOps
2 125 (37.65%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (23.80%) Security Architecture
5 73 (21.99%) SDLC
6 69 (20.78%) Information Security
7 68 (20.48%) OWASP
8 63 (18.98%) Threat Modelling
9 58 (17.47%) Fintech
10 57 (17.17%) Infrastructure as Code
11 56 (16.87%) Microservices
12 48 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
13 45 (13.55%) Security Operations
14 41 (12.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 41 (12.35%) Data Security
15 39 (11.75%) Open Source
15 39 (11.75%) Security Testing
16 36 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
17 35 (10.54%) Data Science
17 35 (10.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.01%) Python
2 76 (22.89%) Java
3 46 (13.86%) C#
4 37 (11.14%) Go
5 36 (10.84%) PowerShell
6 34 (10.24%) Bash Shell
6 34 (10.24%) SQL
7 25 (7.53%) C++
8 23 (6.93%) JavaScript
9 14 (4.22%) Ruby
10 12 (3.61%) C
11 9 (2.71%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.20%) Perl
12 4 (1.20%) Scala
13 3 (0.90%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.90%) Groovy
13 3 (0.90%) VBA
14 2 (0.60%) PHP
14 2 (0.60%) R
15 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (9.94%) CISSP
2 32 (9.64%) Degree
3 28 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 21 (6.33%) SANS
5 19 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.42%) DV Cleared
7 17 (5.12%) CEH
8 15 (4.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 13 (3.92%) GWAPT
10 12 (3.61%) OSCP
11 11 (3.31%) AWS Certification
11 11 (3.31%) CISM
11 11 (3.31%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.01%) CCSP
12 10 (3.01%) CREST Certified
13 8 (2.41%) CEPT
13 8 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (2.41%) EC-Council LPT
13 8 (2.41%) GXPN
13 8 (2.41%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (7.83%) NIST
3 19 (5.72%) GDPR
4 16 (4.82%) NCSC
5 14 (4.22%) NIST 800
6 12 (3.61%) COBIT
7 10 (3.01%) PCI DSS
8 8 (2.41%) SLA
9 4 (1.20%) QA
9 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 97 (29.22%) Docker
2 30 (9.04%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.11%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 84 (25.30%) Terraform
2 69 (20.78%) Kubernetes
3 45 (13.55%) Ansible
4 12 (3.61%) Puppet
5 11 (3.31%) Marathon
5 11 (3.31%) Mesos
6 10 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.71%) Nessus
8 6 (1.81%) Grafana
8 6 (1.81%) Kibana
9 5 (1.51%) HP Fortify
9 5 (1.51%) Istio
9 5 (1.51%) Nmap
10 3 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.90%) Sysdig
11 2 (0.60%) linkerd
11 2 (0.60%) QRadar
11 2 (0.60%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 39 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.34%) Google
3 17 (5.12%) VMware
4 10 (3.01%) Oracle
5 9 (2.71%) Cisco
6 7 (2.11%) Qualys
7 6 (1.81%) Black Duck
7 6 (1.81%) Databricks
7 6 (1.81%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.81%) SAP
7 6 (1.81%) Splunk
8 5 (1.51%) Coverity
8 5 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.90%) HP
9 3 (0.90%) Ping Identity
9 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.90%) Veracode
10 1 (0.30%) Netsparker
10 1 (0.30%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (0.30%) PagerDuty