Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevSecOps
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 877 1174 1109
Rank change year-on-year +297 -65 -
Permanent jobs citing DevSecOps 221 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.019% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.020% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 201 21 15
UK median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -37.84% -
10th Percentile £39,500 £25,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 132,313 157,792 154,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.78% 91.88% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 103,480 127,170 126,603
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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 +275 213 £75,000 +30.43% 14
London +197 120 £85,000 -9.33% 6
UK excluding London +155 98 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Midlands - 51 £51,750 - 2
West Midlands - 45 £51,500 - 2
North of England +50 23 £80,000 +52.38%
North West +55 21 £75,000 +38.25%
South West +39 17 £70,000 +69.70% 3
East Midlands - 11 £60,000 -
South East - 6 £60,000 - 2
Scotland - 5 £59,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £100,000 -
Yorkshire +11 2 £88,750 +69.05%
East of England +87 1 £90,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 115 (52.04%) DevOps
2 109 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (48.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (31.22%) Python
6 63 (28.51%) Docker
7 60 (27.15%) Linux
8 57 (25.79%) Jenkins
9 55 (24.89%) Information Security
10 54 (24.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 48 (21.72%) Cybersecurity
12 42 (19.00%) Finance
13 40 (18.10%) CISSP
14 39 (17.65%) Security Architecture
15 38 (17.19%) Kubernetes
16 35 (15.84%) Terraform
17 34 (15.38%) OWASP
18 33 (14.93%) Maven
18 33 (14.93%) Perl
19 32 (14.48%) Continuous Delivery
19 32 (14.48%) Puppet
19 32 (14.48%) Big Data
19 32 (14.48%) Java
19 32 (14.48%) Git (software)
20 31 (14.03%) Configuration Management
21 30 (13.57%) Law
21 30 (13.57%) Software Engineering
22 29 (13.12%) Waterfall
23 28 (12.67%) Release Automation
24 27 (12.22%) SDLC

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 21 (9.50%) Apache Spark
2 18 (8.14%) Apache Pig
3 10 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.81%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 3 (1.36%) Apache
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.90%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 109 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (48.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (24.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (9.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (8.14%) GitHub
7 15 (6.79%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (6.79%) IaaS
7 15 (6.79%) PaaS
8 13 (5.88%) Serverless
9 12 (5.43%) Amazon S3
9 12 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (4.52%) Heroku
10 10 (4.52%) SaaS
11 9 (4.07%) Office 365
11 9 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (3.62%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (2.71%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.90%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.50%) Firewall
2 15 (6.79%) Network Security
3 13 (5.88%) VPN
4 9 (4.07%) HTTP
5 6 (2.71%) DNS
5 6 (2.71%) WAN
6 5 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.81%) FTP
7 4 (1.81%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.81%) IPv4
7 4 (1.81%) IPv6
7 4 (1.81%) SSH
8 2 (0.90%) Internet
9 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.48%) Big Data
2 18 (8.14%) Hadoop
3 15 (6.79%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.62%) MySQL
5 7 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.26%) DB2
7 4 (1.81%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.36%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.36%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) OLAP
9 2 (0.90%) OLTP
9 2 (0.90%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (25.79%) Jenkins
2 33 (14.93%) Maven
3 32 (14.48%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.14%) Gradle
5 17 (7.69%) Ant
6 16 (7.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 12 (5.43%) GitLab
9 12 (5.43%) HP UFT
9 12 (5.43%) Selenium
10 10 (4.52%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.81%) JIRA
11 4 (1.81%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.36%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.90%) Cobertura
13 2 (0.90%) ER Studio
13 2 (0.90%) ERwin
13 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (19.00%) Finance
2 30 (13.57%) Law
3 20 (9.05%) Retail
4 14 (6.33%) Banking
5 7 (3.17%) Games
6 3 (1.36%) Back Office
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (23.53%) Security Engineer
2 41 (18.55%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 33 (14.93%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (13.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (11.76%) Architect
6 22 (9.95%) Security Architect
7 21 (9.50%) Analyst
7 21 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (9.05%) AWS DevOps
8 20 (9.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 20 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (8.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 18 (8.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 17 (7.69%) Python Engineer
11 16 (7.24%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (5.88%) Consultant
13 12 (5.43%) Security Manager
14 11 (4.98%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (4.52%) DevSecOps Consultant
16 8 (3.62%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.60%) Web Services
2 10 (4.52%) Django
2 10 (4.52%) Dropwizard
3 9 (4.07%) .NET
3 9 (4.07%) JSON
4 8 (3.62%) RESTful
4 8 (3.62%) XML
5 7 (3.17%) Gherkin
6 6 (2.71%) .NET Core
6 6 (2.71%) Kafka
6 6 (2.71%) OAuth
6 6 (2.71%) OpenID
6 6 (2.71%) REST
6 6 (2.71%) SAML
7 5 (2.26%) Vue.js
8 4 (1.81%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (1.81%) Protocol Buffers
9 2 (0.90%) boto
9 2 (0.90%) D3.js
9 2 (0.90%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 11 (4.98%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (4.52%) PKI
4 9 (4.07%) Fintech
4 9 (4.07%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.17%) NHS
7 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.26%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.90%) Blog
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.15%) Linux
2 21 (9.50%) Unix
3 11 (4.98%) Ubuntu
4 9 (4.07%) Android
4 9 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.17%) Windows
6 3 (1.36%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (52.04%) DevOps
2 77 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (24.89%) Information Security
4 48 (21.72%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (17.65%) Security Architecture
6 34 (15.38%) OWASP
7 32 (14.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (14.03%) Configuration Management
9 30 (13.57%) Software Engineering
10 29 (13.12%) Waterfall
11 28 (12.67%) Release Automation
12 27 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (12.22%) SDLC
13 24 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (10.41%) Security Operations
14 23 (10.41%) TOGAF
15 21 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 21 (9.50%) Machine Learning
16 20 (9.05%) Test Automation
17 19 (8.60%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.22%) Python
2 33 (14.93%) Perl
3 32 (14.48%) Java
4 24 (10.86%) Bash Shell
5 20 (9.05%) Ruby
6 19 (8.60%) Groovy
7 17 (7.69%) Scala
8 16 (7.24%) Go
9 14 (6.33%) PowerShell
10 13 (5.88%) C#
11 11 (4.98%) SQL
12 9 (4.07%) JavaScript
13 7 (3.17%) C++
14 6 (2.71%) PHP
14 6 (2.71%) VB
15 4 (1.81%) VBScript
16 3 (1.36%) C
17 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.90%) R
18 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 40 (18.10%) CISSP
2 22 (9.95%) Degree
3 19 (8.60%) CISM
4 13 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 13 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.43%) ISTQB
5 12 (5.43%) OSCP
6 10 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (3.62%) CISA
8 7 (3.17%) CEH
9 6 (2.71%) CREST Certified
10 5 (2.26%) CEPT
10 5 (2.26%) CISMP
10 5 (2.26%) GPEN
10 5 (2.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 5 (2.26%) ISSMP
10 5 (2.26%) SANS
10 5 (2.26%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.81%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (8.14%) GDPR
3 14 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.07%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (2.26%) QA
6 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (28.51%) Docker
2 4 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (17.19%) Kubernetes
2 35 (15.84%) Terraform
3 32 (14.48%) Puppet
4 16 (7.24%) Nagios
5 14 (6.33%) Ansible
6 12 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (4.98%) HP ALM
8 10 (4.52%) Graphite
9 6 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.81%) Nessus
11 4 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.81%) Sysdig
12 3 (1.36%) Mesos
12 3 (1.36%) Nmap
13 2 (0.90%) Ambari
13 2 (0.90%) Rancher
13 2 (0.90%) Salt
14 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 16 (7.24%) Google
3 16 (7.24%) Oracle
4 12 (5.43%) HP
5 10 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.71%) VMware
7 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.81%) F5
7 4 (1.81%) McAfee
7 4 (1.81%) Symantec
8 3 (1.36%) Darktrace
8 3 (1.36%) Qualys
9 2 (0.90%) Axway
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco
9 2 (0.90%) Databricks
9 2 (0.90%) Informatica
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.90%) Signiant
9 2 (0.90%) TIBCO