Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 548 752 1013
Rank change year-on-year +204 +261 +116
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 658 443 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.51% 1.09% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 383 266 140
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £118,500 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -13.73%

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 43,672 40,537 32,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.19% 24.52% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,543 32,826 26,908
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

OpenShift
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenShift.

Salary trend for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenShift over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 14 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 23 September 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 +183 635 £67,500 +3.85% 66
London +189 415 £77,500 +10.71% 45
UK excluding London +96 223 £60,000 +9.09% 32
South West +79 74 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +21 50 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Midlands +59 32 £47,500 -36.67% 3
East Midlands +44 26 £47,500 -39.68%
North of England -10 25 £61,250 +22.50% 4
East of England +61 22 £57,500 +27.78%
Scotland +29 15 £105,000 +156.10% 9
North West -5 15 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Yorkshire -4 10 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands +34 6 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Wales - 6 £46,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 555 (84.35%) Docker
2 511 (77.66%) Kubernetes
3 445 (67.63%) AWS
4 377 (57.29%) Java
5 355 (53.95%) DevOps
6 351 (53.34%) Agile Software Development
7 310 (47.11%) Ansible
8 237 (36.02%) Python
9 236 (35.87%) Software Engineering
10 213 (32.37%) Azure
11 208 (31.61%) Terraform
12 206 (31.31%) Linux
13 187 (28.42%) JavaScript
13 187 (28.42%) Microservices
14 181 (27.51%) Puppet
15 173 (26.29%) Spring
16 170 (25.84%) Jenkins
17 155 (23.56%) Opscode Chef
18 145 (22.04%) AngularJS
19 142 (21.58%) Web Services
20 140 (21.28%) Finance
21 138 (20.97%) TDD
22 132 (20.06%) Git (software)
23 129 (19.60%) Ruby
24 122 (18.54%) Node.js
25 114 (17.33%) JIRA
26 110 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
27 108 (16.41%) Public Cloud
28 107 (16.26%) Continuous Delivery
29 106 (16.11%) WorldPay

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 62 (9.42%) Confluence
2 61 (9.27%) OpenStack
3 58 (8.81%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (7.75%) JBoss
5 50 (7.60%) Tomcat
6 49 (7.45%) Apache Spark
7 42 (6.38%) WebLogic
8 21 (3.19%) Skype for Business
9 17 (2.58%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.13%) Apache
11 13 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (1.67%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.76%) Anypoint
13 5 (0.76%) nginx
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.46%) iPlanet
14 3 (0.46%) Mule
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.46%) WildFly
15 2 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) InVision
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 84 (12.77%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 445 (67.63%) AWS
2 213 (32.37%) Azure
3 102 (15.50%) GCP
4 84 (12.77%) Serverless
5 72 (10.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 67 (10.18%) AWS Lambda
7 66 (10.03%) Amazon EC2
8 64 (9.73%) Amazon S3
9 61 (9.27%) Amazon SQS
10 56 (8.51%) Amazon ECS
11 53 (8.05%) SaaS
12 52 (7.90%) PaaS
13 27 (4.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 25 (3.80%) GitHub
15 24 (3.65%) Apigee
15 24 (3.65%) Office 365
16 23 (3.50%) Slack
17 14 (2.13%) IaaS
18 13 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 11 (1.67%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 96 (14.59%) Firewall
2 78 (11.85%) TCP/IP
3 40 (6.08%) HTTPS
4 27 (4.10%) VPN
5 24 (3.65%) Internet
5 24 (3.65%) LAN
5 24 (3.65%) WAN
6 21 (3.19%) MPLS
6 21 (3.19%) Network Security
6 21 (3.19%) Skype
6 21 (3.19%) WLAN
7 12 (1.82%) VLAN
8 11 (1.67%) BIG-IP
8 11 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.67%) FabricPath
9 6 (0.91%) SAN
9 6 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.46%) HTTP
11 2 (0.30%) DNS
11 2 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (15.81%) Amazon RDS
2 76 (11.55%) Relational Database
3 71 (10.79%) Big Data
4 68 (10.33%) SQL Server
5 62 (9.42%) MySQL
6 58 (8.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 56 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
8 46 (6.99%) RDBMS
9 38 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 38 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (4.41%) NoSQL
10 29 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (3.65%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.28%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.82%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.06%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.61%) HBase
15 4 (0.61%) Redis
16 3 (0.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 170 (25.84%) Jenkins
2 132 (20.06%) Git (software)
3 114 (17.33%) JIRA
4 91 (13.83%) Artifactory
4 91 (13.83%) Bitbucket
5 49 (7.45%) Selenium
6 43 (6.53%) Maven
7 41 (6.23%) git-flow
8 39 (5.93%) JMeter
9 38 (5.78%) GitLab
10 33 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
11 31 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (4.56%) RStudio
13 25 (3.80%) GoCD
14 24 (3.65%) Travis CI
15 22 (3.34%) TeamCity
16 19 (2.89%) SonarQube
17 17 (2.58%) Ant
17 17 (2.58%) Cucumber
18 15 (2.28%) JUnit
General
1 140 (21.28%) Finance
2 68 (10.33%) Front Office
3 44 (6.69%) Banking
4 29 (4.41%) Games
5 17 (2.58%) Retail
6 9 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.61%) Back Office
8 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) Environmental Health
10 2 (0.30%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (24.77%) Developer
2 103 (15.65%) Cloud Engineer
2 103 (15.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 85 (12.92%) AWS Engineer
4 80 (12.16%) Java Developer
4 80 (12.16%) Software Engineer
5 75 (11.40%) Consultant
6 58 (8.81%) Architect
7 51 (7.75%) Java Engineer
8 50 (7.60%) Linux Engineer
9 47 (7.14%) AWS Software Engineer
10 42 (6.38%) AWS Developer
11 41 (6.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 40 (6.08%) Principal Engineer
13 34 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 34 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 33 (5.02%) Angular Developer
15 30 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
16 29 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
17 27 (4.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (26.29%) Spring
2 145 (22.04%) AngularJS
3 142 (21.58%) Web Services
4 122 (18.54%) Node.js
5 100 (15.20%) React
6 95 (14.44%) Kafka
7 91 (13.83%) Spring Boot
8 87 (13.22%) REST
9 82 (12.46%) RESTful
10 79 (12.01%) .NET
11 73 (11.09%) Vue.js
12 69 (10.49%) J2EE
13 60 (9.12%) JSON
14 49 (7.45%) J2SE
15 43 (6.53%) HTML
16 42 (6.38%) GraphQL
16 42 (6.38%) Spring MVC
17 40 (6.08%) Akka
17 40 (6.08%) ASP.NET
17 40 (6.08%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (16.41%) Public Cloud
2 81 (12.31%) Hybrid Cloud
3 67 (10.18%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (7.60%) Fixed Income
5 44 (6.69%) Private Cloud
6 43 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (5.93%) Cloud Native
8 37 (5.62%) Data Centre
9 26 (3.95%) PKI
9 26 (3.95%) User Experience
10 21 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 20 (3.04%) Cybercrime
11 20 (3.04%) Mobile App
12 19 (2.89%) Derivative
13 16 (2.43%) Cyberattack
14 14 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 206 (31.31%) Linux
2 97 (14.74%) Windows
3 65 (9.88%) Unix
4 44 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (6.53%) Android
5 43 (6.53%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.95%) Windows Server
7 20 (3.04%) CentOS
8 19 (2.89%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.98%) SUSE
10 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.61%) Debian
13 2 (0.30%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.30%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (53.95%) DevOps
2 351 (53.34%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (35.87%) Software Engineering
4 187 (28.42%) Microservices
5 138 (20.97%) TDD
6 110 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (16.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 94 (14.29%) Architectural Design
9 93 (14.13%) Technical Leadership
10 91 (13.83%) Mentoring
11 90 (13.68%) E-Commerce
12 89 (13.53%) Asset Management
13 88 (13.37%) Technical Debt
14 87 (13.22%) API Design
15 77 (11.70%) Infrastructure as Code
16 76 (11.55%) Scrum
17 75 (11.40%) Open Source
18 67 (10.18%) Deployment Automation
19 64 (9.73%) Test Automation
20 61 (9.27%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 377 (57.29%) Java
2 237 (36.02%) Python
3 187 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 129 (19.60%) Ruby
5 106 (16.11%) SQL
6 105 (15.96%) Bash Shell
7 69 (10.49%) Perl
8 68 (10.33%) Go
9 57 (8.66%) PowerShell
10 51 (7.75%) Scala
11 48 (7.29%) R
12 47 (7.14%) C#
13 44 (6.69%) C
14 35 (5.32%) C++
15 20 (3.04%) PHP
16 16 (2.43%) Java 8
17 14 (2.13%) Groovy
18 13 (1.98%) Shell Script
19 11 (1.67%) ES6
20 8 (1.22%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 80 (12.16%) Degree
2 61 (9.27%) CCNA
2 61 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 44 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (5.93%) CISSP
5 39 (5.93%) CompTIA Security+
5 39 (5.93%) GIAC
5 39 (5.93%) Linux+ Certification
5 39 (5.93%) MCSE
5 39 (5.93%) Network+ Certification
5 39 (5.93%) SANS
5 39 (5.93%) SSCP
6 21 (3.19%) CCNP
7 17 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.67%) RHCE
10 10 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.06%) PhD
12 6 (0.91%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.14%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.61%) GDPR
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.30%) EMIR
6 2 (0.30%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 555 (84.35%) Docker
2 38 (5.78%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (3.19%) KVM
4 19 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.74%) VMware NSX
5 18 (2.74%) vSphere
6 13 (1.98%) Active Directory
7 11 (1.67%) Ceph
8 6 (0.91%) Gluster
9 4 (0.61%) Dovecot
9 4 (0.61%) oVirt
9 4 (0.61%) Postfix
9 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.46%) HDFS
10 3 (0.46%) LXC
10 3 (0.46%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Firmware
11 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 511 (77.66%) Kubernetes
2 310 (47.11%) Ansible
3 208 (31.61%) Terraform
4 181 (27.51%) Puppet
5 155 (23.56%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (4.10%) Nagios
7 24 (3.65%) Packer
8 23 (3.50%) HP SiteScope
8 23 (3.50%) ZABBIX
9 12 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (1.82%) Salt
9 12 (1.82%) SCCM
9 12 (1.82%) SCOM
9 12 (1.82%) vRealize
10 11 (1.67%) SCOrch
11 8 (1.22%) Rancher
12 6 (0.91%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.91%) Sysdig
13 4 (0.61%) Galera Cluster
13 4 (0.61%) Istio
Vendors
1 106 (16.11%) WorldPay
2 98 (14.89%) Oracle
3 93 (14.13%) Red Hat
4 85 (12.92%) Google
5 61 (9.27%) Microsoft
6 44 (6.69%) Spotify
7 30 (4.56%) Sun
8 28 (4.26%) MuleSoft
9 25 (3.80%) VMware
10 24 (3.65%) SaltStack
11 23 (3.50%) Perforce
12 21 (3.19%) Cisco
13 14 (2.13%) SAP
14 13 (1.98%) Veracode
15 11 (1.67%) Dell
15 11 (1.67%) F5
16 9 (1.37%) Pega
16 9 (1.37%) Splunk
16 9 (1.37%) Talend
16 9 (1.37%) TIBCO