Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenShift skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenShift over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 436 410 563
Rank change year-on-year -26 +153 +200
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 833 306 660
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.58% 1.58% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 355 254 394
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,875 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £116,500 £142,500 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% -18.33% +9.09%

OpenShift is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 52,601 19,321 44,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.08% 39.54% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36,982 16,276 36,302
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,776
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing OpenShift over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenShift within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -49 679 £76,500 +9.29% 131
UK excluding London +19 455 £55,000 +12.24% 58
London -111 305 £92,500 +2.78% 77
South East -59 117 £65,000 -7.14% 15
Work from Home -203 109 £70,000 -6.67% 22
Wales +14 93 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West -44 93 £61,250 +21.29% 13
North of England -66 66 £60,000 +10.60% 9
North West -68 45 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Midlands -91 38 £67,000 -0.74% 13
East of England -78 33 £70,000 +47.37% 2
West Midlands -83 24 £82,500 +17.86% 3
Yorkshire -85 16 £55,000 +4.76% 4
East Midlands -67 14 £62,500 +19.05% 10
Scotland -91 13 £42,500 -10.53% 2
North East - 5 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing OpenShift 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 OpenShift.

1 602 (72.27%) DevOps
2 576 (69.15%) Kubernetes
3 559 (67.11%) Docker
4 528 (63.39%) Java
5 519 (62.30%) Azure
6 492 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
7 484 (58.10%) AWS
8 409 (49.10%) Ansible
9 378 (45.38%) Jenkins
10 334 (40.10%) Linux
11 319 (38.30%) Microservices
12 301 (36.13%) Software Engineering
13 298 (35.77%) Git (software)
14 284 (34.09%) Finance
15 278 (33.37%) Spring
16 243 (29.17%) Spring Boot
17 242 (29.05%) GCP
18 222 (26.65%) Continuous Integration
19 216 (25.93%) Python
20 210 (25.21%) JavaScript
21 204 (24.49%) Node.js
22 202 (24.25%) Kafka
23 197 (23.65%) React
24 191 (22.93%) Degree
25 188 (22.57%) Terraform
26 186 (22.33%) Social Skills
26 186 (22.33%) Red Hat
27 175 (21.01%) Computer Science
28 167 (20.05%) RESTful
29 161 (19.33%) Scrum

OpenShift
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
1 105 (12.61%) Apache Spark
2 83 (9.96%) Apache
3 54 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (4.92%) GemFire
5 38 (4.56%) nginx
6 34 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 29 (3.48%) IIS
8 23 (2.76%) Confluence
9 20 (2.40%) OpenStack
9 20 (2.40%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.08%) JBoss
12 6 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.60%) Hyperledger
13 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.24%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.24%) SAS
14 2 (0.24%) Traefik
15 1 (0.12%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.12%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 519 (62.30%) Azure
2 484 (58.10%) AWS
3 242 (29.05%) GCP
4 146 (17.53%) GitHub
5 123 (14.77%) Serverless
6 98 (11.76%) Amazon EKS
7 85 (10.20%) PaaS
8 53 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 52 (6.24%) Amazon Kinesis
10 47 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (5.04%) npm
12 39 (4.68%) IaaS
13 38 (4.56%) SaaS
14 37 (4.44%) Yarn
15 35 (4.20%) Apigee
16 34 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (3.60%) IBM Cloud
18 17 (2.04%) AWS CodePipeline
19 16 (1.92%) Azure Pipelines
20 14 (1.68%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.88%) HTTP
2 41 (4.92%) Firewall
3 30 (3.60%) Kerberos
4 15 (1.80%) LAN
4 15 (1.80%) WAN
5 14 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (1.68%) NetScaler
6 13 (1.56%) VPN
7 11 (1.32%) IPv4
8 9 (1.08%) AMQP
8 9 (1.08%) DNS
8 9 (1.08%) SAN
9 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.84%) SD-WAN
10 7 (0.84%) VSAN
11 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.60%) SSL
13 4 (0.48%) IPsec
14 3 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 121 (14.53%) PostgreSQL
3 105 (12.61%) MongoDB
4 75 (9.00%) Hadoop
5 62 (7.44%) MySQL
6 55 (6.60%) Relational Database
7 52 (6.24%) HBase
8 45 (5.40%) Redis
9 44 (5.28%) MariaDB
10 43 (5.16%) Big Data
11 37 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (3.00%) Flink
13 12 (1.44%) ArangoDB
13 12 (1.44%) SQL Server
14 10 (1.20%) Blockchain
14 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.60%) CouchDB
17 2 (0.24%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 378 (45.38%) Jenkins
2 298 (35.77%) Git (software)
3 86 (10.32%) Artifactory
4 85 (10.20%) Eclipse
5 82 (9.84%) Maven
6 81 (9.72%) Cucumber
7 70 (8.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 56 (6.72%) GitLab
9 52 (6.24%) SonarQube
10 50 (6.00%) Storybook
11 49 (5.88%) JMeter
12 48 (5.76%) JIRA
13 47 (5.64%) JUnit
13 47 (5.64%) Protractor
14 45 (5.40%) Gradle
15 44 (5.28%) Robot Framework
16 42 (5.04%) IntelliJ
16 42 (5.04%) Mockito
17 41 (4.92%) Cypress.io
18 39 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 284 (34.09%) Finance
2 186 (22.33%) Social Skills
3 97 (11.64%) Advertising
4 94 (11.28%) Banking
5 50 (6.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 49 (5.88%) Front Office
7 43 (5.16%) Law
8 30 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (3.12%) Investment Banking
10 22 (2.64%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (2.16%) Telecoms
12 17 (2.04%) Public Sector
13 11 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.60%) Retail
16 4 (0.48%) Games
16 4 (0.48%) Marketing
16 4 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.48%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 206 (24.73%) Developer
2 178 (21.37%) Software Engineer
3 134 (16.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 112 (13.45%) Java Developer
5 94 (11.28%) Architect
6 66 (7.92%) Principal Engineer
7 63 (7.56%) Principal Software Engineer
8 57 (6.84%) AWS Engineer
9 49 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
10 47 (5.64%) Platform Engineer
11 44 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
12 39 (4.68%) Java Engineer
13 36 (4.32%) Senior Developer
14 32 (3.84%) Senior DevOps
14 32 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
15 30 (3.60%) Consultant
15 30 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 30 (3.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 29 (3.48%) Analyst
17 28 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (33.37%) Spring
2 243 (29.17%) Spring Boot
3 204 (24.49%) Node.js
4 202 (24.25%) Kafka
5 197 (23.65%) React
6 167 (20.05%) RESTful
7 150 (18.01%) AngularJS
8 121 (14.53%) CSS
9 112 (13.45%) .NET
10 94 (11.28%) Redux
11 93 (11.16%) Web Services
12 83 (9.96%) REST
13 81 (9.72%) HTML
14 69 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 67 (8.04%) Java EE
16 59 (7.08%) Elastic Stack
16 59 (7.08%) RabbitMQ
17 58 (6.96%) JSON
18 57 (6.84%) Express
19 54 (6.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.21%) Cloud Native
2 96 (11.52%) User Experience
3 83 (9.96%) Public Cloud
4 67 (8.04%) Linux Command Line
5 44 (5.28%) Cyberattack
6 38 (4.56%) Management Information System
7 35 (4.20%) Virtual Team
8 33 (3.96%) Algorithms
8 33 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (3.60%) SWIFT
10 29 (3.48%) Hedge funds
11 26 (3.12%) Data Centre
12 25 (3.00%) Equities
12 25 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (3.00%) Market Risk
13 21 (2.52%) iPhone
14 20 (2.40%) Derivative
14 20 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
15 19 (2.28%) Video\Live Streaming
16 17 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 334 (40.10%) Linux
2 103 (12.36%) Unix
3 101 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 96 (11.52%) Windows
5 41 (4.92%) CentOS
6 16 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.24%) SUSE
7 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (72.27%) DevOps
2 492 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (38.30%) Microservices
4 301 (36.13%) Software Engineering
5 222 (26.65%) Continuous Integration
6 175 (21.01%) Computer Science
7 161 (19.33%) Scrum
8 140 (16.81%) Test Automation
9 136 (16.33%) Risk Management
10 134 (16.09%) Mentoring
11 100 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
12 97 (11.64%) Infrastructure as Code
12 97 (11.64%) TDD
13 93 (11.16%) Configuration Management
14 90 (10.80%) Full Stack Development
15 86 (10.32%) Multithreading
16 82 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
17 78 (9.36%) Technical Leadership
18 77 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring
19 74 (8.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 528 (63.39%) Java
2 216 (25.93%) Python
3 210 (25.21%) JavaScript
4 146 (17.53%) C#
5 132 (15.85%) SQL
6 92 (11.04%) Bash Shell
7 76 (9.12%) Shell Script
8 75 (9.00%) PowerShell
9 70 (8.40%) Go
10 57 (6.84%) Java 8
11 53 (6.36%) C++
12 50 (6.00%) C
12 50 (6.00%) Groovy
13 47 (5.64%) Perl
14 38 (4.56%) TypeScript
15 37 (4.44%) ES6
16 27 (3.24%) Scala
17 22 (2.64%) Ruby
18 20 (2.40%) F#
19 13 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 191 (22.93%) Degree
2 109 (13.09%) Security Cleared
3 69 (8.28%) SC Cleared
4 53 (6.36%) OCP
4 53 (6.36%) Oracle Certification
5 35 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (3.72%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.40%) RHCE
8 17 (2.04%) Master's Degree
9 16 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.68%) MCSD
10 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.84%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.60%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.48%) CISSP
13 4 (0.48%) OSCP
14 2 (0.24%) CCNP
14 2 (0.24%) CCSP
14 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.84%) QA
2 16 (1.92%) GDPR
2 16 (1.92%) SLA
3 14 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.48%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 559 (67.11%) Docker
2 113 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.92%) HDFS
4 21 (2.52%) Active Directory
5 19 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.92%) XenApp
6 16 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 14 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (1.68%) vSphere
8 11 (1.32%) Ceph
8 11 (1.32%) KVM
9 10 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.72%) Gluster
10 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.24%) LXC
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 576 (69.15%) Kubernetes
2 409 (49.10%) Ansible
3 188 (22.57%) Terraform
4 116 (13.93%) Puppet
5 70 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (3.72%) Salt
7 28 (3.36%) ZABBIX
8 27 (3.24%) Packer
9 25 (3.00%) Hadoop YARN
10 23 (2.76%) Grafana
11 22 (2.64%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (2.52%) Consul
12 21 (2.52%) Nagios
13 18 (2.16%) Graphite
13 18 (2.16%) Opsview
14 13 (1.56%) Prometheus
14 13 (1.56%) vRealize
15 12 (1.44%) Rancher
16 11 (1.32%) Istio
16 11 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 186 (22.33%) Red Hat
2 143 (17.17%) Oracle
3 139 (16.69%) VMware
4 77 (9.24%) Microsoft
5 74 (8.88%) Google
6 51 (6.12%) Atlassian
6 51 (6.12%) IBM
7 49 (5.88%) Splunk
8 42 (5.04%) Okta
9 33 (3.96%) SAP
10 19 (2.28%) F5
11 15 (1.80%) Cisco
12 13 (1.56%) Dynatrace
13 11 (1.32%) Alibaba
13 11 (1.32%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.84%) Citrix
15 6 (0.72%) Veracode
16 5 (0.60%) SaltStack
17 4 (0.48%) Instagram
18 3 (0.36%) PagerDuty