Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevSecOps
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 793 1082 1191
Rank change year-on-year +289 +109 +57
Permanent jobs citing DevSecOps 279 72 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.044% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.048% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 187 54 19
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £54,500 £31,725 £56,500
90th Percentile £114,250 £118,500 £122,150
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +36.67% -

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 126,061 149,662 166,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.83% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99,601 119,126 131,660
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 £85,000 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +293 262 £80,000 +3.23% 31
London +183 143 £90,000 +2.86% 19
UK excluding London +179 131 £65,000 +5.69% 12
South West +43 40 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North of England +64 28 £75,000 +18.11% 2
North West +44 23 £75,000 +101.34% 1
South East +57 22 £71,250 +14.92% 4
East of England +90 19 £65,000 - 2
Scotland +22 12 £48,004 +60.01%
Midlands +31 10 £85,000 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +28 8 £85,000 +15.25% 1
Yorkshire +4 5 £81,000 +27.56% 1
West Midlands +39 2 £54,000 -32.50% 2

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 176 (63.08%) DevOps
2 149 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (49.46%) AWS
4 113 (40.50%) Jenkins
5 89 (31.90%) Azure
6 87 (31.18%) Scrum
7 85 (30.47%) Finance
7 85 (30.47%) Docker
8 84 (30.11%) Terraform
9 81 (29.03%) Kubernetes
10 80 (28.67%) Java
11 73 (26.16%) Linux
12 72 (25.81%) Python
12 72 (25.81%) Ansible
13 70 (25.09%) Software Engineering
14 65 (23.30%) Cybersecurity
15 60 (21.51%) GCP
16 57 (20.43%) Open Source
17 56 (20.07%) JavaScript
18 55 (19.71%) Google
19 51 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
20 49 (17.56%) Puppet
21 48 (17.20%) JIRA
22 47 (16.85%) Security Architecture
22 47 (16.85%) Continuous Deployment
23 43 (15.41%) Microservices
24 42 (15.05%) TeamCity
24 42 (15.05%) Information Security
25 41 (14.70%) Firewall
25 41 (14.70%) 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 23 (8.24%) Apache
1 23 (8.24%) JBoss
2 22 (7.89%) Confluence
3 18 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 3 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 138 (49.46%) AWS
2 89 (31.90%) Azure
3 60 (21.51%) GCP
4 32 (11.47%) GitHub
5 30 (10.75%) Serverless
6 25 (8.96%) IaaS
7 21 (7.53%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (5.73%) Heroku
10 13 (4.66%) Amazon S3
11 12 (4.30%) OpenShift
12 11 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (3.23%) Amazon ECS
13 9 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (2.87%) PaaS
15 7 (2.51%) Stackdriver
16 6 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.70%) Firewall
2 26 (9.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 24 (8.60%) Internet
4 14 (5.02%) Network Security
5 12 (4.30%) WAN
6 10 (3.58%) SSL
7 9 (3.23%) DNS
8 7 (2.51%) NAS
8 7 (2.51%) SAN
9 5 (1.79%) DHCP
9 5 (1.79%) LAN
9 5 (1.79%) Wireless
9 5 (1.79%) WLAN
10 4 (1.43%) HTTP
11 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.72%) Junos
12 2 (0.72%) MPLS
12 2 (0.72%) VLAN
13 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.47%) Relational Database
2 29 (10.39%) Geospatial Data
2 29 (10.39%) GIS
2 29 (10.39%) RDBMS
3 23 (8.24%) JasperReports
4 15 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (4.30%) Big Data
6 7 (2.51%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.36%) Impala
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 113 (40.50%) Jenkins
2 48 (17.20%) JIRA
3 42 (15.05%) TeamCity
4 40 (14.34%) GitLab
5 38 (13.62%) Git (software)
6 36 (12.90%) Maven
7 31 (11.11%) Ant
8 27 (9.68%) JUnit
9 26 (9.32%) CruiseControl
9 26 (9.32%) FishEye
9 26 (9.32%) Hudson
10 21 (7.53%) Bitbucket
10 21 (7.53%) ClearQuest
11 16 (5.73%) IBM UrbanCode
12 15 (5.38%) CircleCI
12 15 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 14 (5.02%) Gradle
14 13 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (4.30%) Snyk
15 12 (4.30%) Spinnaker
General
1 85 (30.47%) Finance
2 41 (14.70%) Banking
3 24 (8.60%) Retail
4 8 (2.87%) Billing
4 8 (2.87%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.87%) Marketing
5 5 (1.79%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.43%) Games
6 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (21.15%) Architect
2 58 (20.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (16.85%) Security Architect
4 38 (13.62%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 36 (12.90%) Security Engineer
6 34 (12.19%) Consultant
7 32 (11.47%) Software Engineer
8 29 (10.39%) Principal Engineer
9 22 (7.89%) DevSecOps Consultant
9 22 (7.89%) Principal Software Engineer
10 20 (7.17%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (5.73%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.66%) Developer
12 13 (4.66%) IoT Architect
13 11 (3.94%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Java Software Engineer
14 10 (3.58%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (3.58%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.90%) Web Services
2 35 (12.54%) JSON
3 32 (11.47%) .NET
4 29 (10.39%) Middleware
4 29 (10.39%) REST
5 27 (9.68%) GWT
6 26 (9.32%) Spring
7 24 (8.60%) Hibernate
8 23 (8.24%) Ajax
8 23 (8.24%) Apache Flex
8 23 (8.24%) AWT
8 23 (8.24%) CSS
8 23 (8.24%) JMS
8 23 (8.24%) Swing
9 18 (6.45%) YAML
10 16 (5.73%) Django
10 16 (5.73%) Dropwizard
10 16 (5.73%) Node.js
10 16 (5.73%) OAuth
11 12 (4.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (7.53%) Internet of Things
3 20 (7.17%) Cloud Native
4 17 (6.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 17 (6.09%) Public Cloud
5 14 (5.02%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (5.02%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (3.94%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.58%) PKI
8 4 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.43%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (1.43%) Smart Home
8 4 (1.43%) Social Network
9 3 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (26.16%) Linux
2 38 (13.62%) Windows
3 17 (6.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.23%) Kali Linux
6 7 (2.51%) Unix
7 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (63.08%) DevOps
2 149 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (31.18%) Scrum
4 70 (25.09%) Software Engineering
5 65 (23.30%) Cybersecurity
6 57 (20.43%) Open Source
7 51 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (16.85%) Continuous Deployment
8 47 (16.85%) Security Architecture
9 43 (15.41%) Microservices
10 42 (15.05%) Information Security
11 39 (13.98%) OO
11 39 (13.98%) OWASP
11 39 (13.98%) Security Testing
11 39 (13.98%) TDD
12 35 (12.54%) Infrastructure as Code
12 35 (12.54%) Kanban
12 35 (12.54%) Penetration Testing
13 33 (11.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 30 (10.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.67%) Java
2 72 (25.81%) Python
3 56 (20.07%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.96%) C++
5 23 (8.24%) C
5 23 (8.24%) C#
5 23 (8.24%) Go
5 23 (8.24%) Java 8
6 18 (6.45%) Ruby
7 17 (6.09%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.38%) Scala
9 13 (4.66%) SQL
10 11 (3.94%) Groovy
11 10 (3.58%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.87%) Perl
13 4 (1.43%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.72%) PHP
15 1 (0.36%) Clojure
15 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (12.19%) CISSP
2 20 (7.17%) CISM
3 19 (6.81%) Degree
3 19 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.87%) CEH
5 8 (2.87%) CRISC
5 8 (2.87%) GSEC
6 5 (1.79%) CISA
6 5 (1.79%) PhD
6 5 (1.79%) SANS
6 5 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.08%) IISP
8 2 (0.72%) CCSP
8 2 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.72%) OSCP
9 1 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.62%) NIST
2 11 (3.94%) GDPR
3 10 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.15%) QA
6 3 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.72%) NCSC
8 1 (0.36%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 85 (30.47%) Docker
2 33 (11.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.15%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 84 (30.11%) Terraform
2 81 (29.03%) Kubernetes
3 72 (25.81%) Ansible
4 49 (17.56%) Puppet
5 41 (14.70%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (5.02%) Istio
7 11 (3.94%) Nessus
7 11 (3.94%) Sysdig
8 9 (3.23%) Nmap
9 8 (2.87%) Mesos
10 7 (2.51%) Rancher
11 4 (1.43%) CSIRT
11 4 (1.43%) Graphite
11 4 (1.43%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.43%) Packer
12 3 (1.08%) Consul
12 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.08%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.08%) WSUS
13 2 (0.72%) Marathon
Vendors
1 55 (19.71%) Google
2 30 (10.75%) Atlassian
3 23 (8.24%) Adobe
4 16 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.94%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.58%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.23%) Qualys
8 8 (2.87%) IBM
9 7 (2.51%) Oracle
9 7 (2.51%) VMware
10 6 (2.15%) SAP
11 3 (1.08%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.08%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.08%) PagerDuty
11 3 (1.08%) Splunk
12 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.72%) Juniper
12 2 (0.72%) New Relic
12 2 (0.72%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.72%) SaltStack