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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 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 436 476 463
Rank change year-on-year +40 -13 +171
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 1,378 605 467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.76% 1.36% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 366 289 360
10th Percentile £48,375 £41,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £55,019 £55,750 £51,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £106,250 £90,000 £98,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £118,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +12.15% -8.33%

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 78,366 44,363 28,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.45% 42.44% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38,983 32,858 23,790
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,246
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £93,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 June 2022.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 16 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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +112 1,291 £80,000 +6.67% 74
London +30 685 £92,500 +8.82% 28
UK excluding London +35 596 £60,000 - 49
Work from Home -29 454 £72,500 +3.57% 27
South East +31 212 £70,000 -5.41% 14
South West +3 107 £55,000 -4.35% 11
North of England -13 107 £61,650 -5.15% 13
East of England -5 99 - - 2
Midlands -51 54 £68,000 -9.33% 6
Yorkshire -5 53 £70,000 +33.33% 5
North West -64 51 £56,250 -16.67% 3
West Midlands -45 31 £70,500 -14.55% 3
East Midlands -18 23 £61,250 -2.00% 3
Wales -72 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland -61 7 £53,750 +26.47% 2
North East -28 3 £52,500 +40.00% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 1,085 (78.74%) Kubernetes
2 1,036 (75.18%) Docker
3 919 (66.69%) Agile
4 912 (66.18%) Java
5 901 (65.38%) AWS
6 870 (63.13%) CI/CD
7 739 (53.63%) DevOps
8 735 (53.34%) Git (software)
9 721 (52.32%) Azure
9 721 (52.32%) Finance
10 649 (47.10%) Ansible
11 610 (44.27%) Jenkins
12 601 (43.61%) Microservices
13 558 (40.49%) Linux
14 545 (39.55%) Python
15 528 (38.32%) Test Automation
16 462 (33.53%) Mentoring
17 409 (29.68%) JavaScript
18 407 (29.54%) Terraform
18 407 (29.54%) Serverless
19 395 (28.66%) Coaching
20 388 (28.16%) Maven
21 381 (27.65%) SQL
22 370 (26.85%) RESTful
23 353 (25.62%) Software Engineering
24 344 (24.96%) .NET
25 341 (24.75%) Unix
26 338 (24.53%) Internet
27 336 (24.38%) TDD
28 322 (23.37%) JIRA

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
1 240 (17.42%) Apache Spark
2 119 (8.64%) Tomcat
3 117 (8.49%) IIS
4 109 (7.91%) JBoss
5 56 (4.06%) Apache
6 55 (3.99%) OpenStack
7 53 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
8 49 (3.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 48 (3.48%) nginx
10 44 (3.19%) Confluence
11 37 (2.69%) GemFire
12 36 (2.61%) Jetty
13 19 (1.38%) WebLogic
13 19 (1.38%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.65%) Mule
15 4 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
16 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.15%) Traefik
17 1 (0.073%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.073%) Maximo
2 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 901 (65.38%) AWS
2 721 (52.32%) Azure
3 407 (29.54%) Serverless
4 322 (23.37%) AWS Lambda
5 303 (21.99%) GCP
6 290 (21.04%) Cloud Functions
7 193 (14.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 188 (13.64%) GitHub
9 102 (7.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 100 (7.26%) AWS CodePipeline
11 95 (6.89%) Azure Stack
12 94 (6.82%) Amazon EKS
13 86 (6.24%) Azure AKS
14 85 (6.17%) Amazon ECS
15 69 (5.01%) PaaS
16 68 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
17 44 (3.19%) IaaS
18 41 (2.98%) npm
19 35 (2.54%) Yarn
20 34 (2.47%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 338 (24.53%) Internet
2 149 (10.81%) Firewall
3 110 (7.98%) HTTP
4 77 (5.59%) Kerberos
5 45 (3.27%) Software-Defined Networking
6 30 (2.18%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.45%) SAN
8 18 (1.31%) DNS
9 16 (1.16%) NAS
10 14 (1.02%) SSL
11 10 (0.73%) Network Security
12 8 (0.58%) AMQP
13 6 (0.44%) DHCP
13 6 (0.44%) SMTP
14 5 (0.36%) LAN
14 5 (0.36%) VPN
15 4 (0.29%) BGP
15 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.29%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (22.57%) PostgreSQL
2 297 (21.55%) NoSQL
3 293 (21.26%) SQL Server
4 290 (21.04%) MongoDB
5 268 (19.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 248 (18.00%) MySQL
7 202 (14.66%) Flink
8 116 (8.42%) Big Data
9 97 (7.04%) Hadoop
10 61 (4.43%) Redis
11 58 (4.21%) ArangoDB
12 57 (4.14%) HBase
13 37 (2.69%) Relational Database
14 36 (2.61%) Hazelcast
15 31 (2.25%) MariaDB
16 23 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
18 14 (1.02%) InfluxDB
19 12 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 8 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 735 (53.34%) Git (software)
2 610 (44.27%) Jenkins
3 388 (28.16%) Maven
4 322 (23.37%) JIRA
5 304 (22.06%) Subversion
6 238 (17.27%) Gradle
7 215 (15.60%) Ant
8 123 (8.93%) Cucumber
9 117 (8.49%) GitLab
10 101 (7.33%) JUnit
11 81 (5.88%) Selenium
12 69 (5.01%) Bitbucket
13 60 (4.35%) Artifactory
14 58 (4.21%) JMeter
15 55 (3.99%) WebDriver
16 49 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
17 36 (2.61%) Moq
17 36 (2.61%) NUnit
17 36 (2.61%) SpecFlow
18 33 (2.39%) SonarQube
General
1 721 (52.32%) Finance
2 301 (21.84%) Social Skills
3 292 (21.19%) Manufacturing
4 129 (9.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 125 (9.07%) Banking
6 81 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (5.66%) Telecoms
8 76 (5.52%) Law
9 55 (3.99%) Legal
10 42 (3.05%) Retail
11 40 (2.90%) Public Sector
12 38 (2.76%) Front Office
13 28 (2.03%) Advertising
14 20 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
15 19 (1.38%) Games
16 12 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
18 9 (0.65%) Automotive
18 9 (0.65%) Local Government
19 7 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 272 (19.74%) Java Engineer
2 264 (19.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 255 (18.51%) Developer
4 232 (16.84%) Senior Java Engineer
5 166 (12.05%) Java Developer
6 144 (10.45%) Software Engineer
7 133 (9.65%) Senior DevOps
8 128 (9.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 122 (8.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 96 (6.97%) Senior Developer
11 95 (6.89%) Architect
11 95 (6.89%) Senior Java Developer
12 89 (6.46%) Analyst
13 68 (4.93%) Principal Engineer
14 61 (4.43%) Analyst Developer
15 60 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
16 50 (3.63%) Principal Software Engineer
17 41 (2.98%) Platform Engineer
18 38 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
19 36 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (26.85%) RESTful
2 344 (24.96%) .NET
3 300 (21.77%) CSS
4 274 (19.88%) HTML
5 272 (19.74%) Spring Boot
6 239 (17.34%) Spring
7 232 (16.84%) ASP.NET
8 207 (15.02%) Kafka
9 203 (14.73%) JDBC
10 184 (13.35%) REST
11 151 (10.96%) Elastic Stack
12 148 (10.74%) Node.js
13 135 (9.80%) React
14 133 (9.65%) Web Services
15 118 (8.56%) AngularJS
16 111 (8.06%) JSON
17 91 (6.60%) Middleware
18 76 (5.52%) JavaFX
18 76 (5.52%) Swing
19 74 (5.37%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 318 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 291 (21.12%) Life Science
3 250 (18.14%) Algorithms
4 224 (16.26%) Data Structures
5 197 (14.30%) Cloud Native
6 116 (8.42%) User Experience
7 93 (6.75%) Public Cloud
8 79 (5.73%) Social Network
9 58 (4.21%) Management Information System
10 54 (3.92%) Private Cloud
10 54 (3.92%) Social Media
11 38 (2.76%) Equities
11 38 (2.76%) Virtual Team
12 37 (2.69%) Cyberattack
13 36 (2.61%) Fixed Income
14 35 (2.54%) Cyber Defence
15 34 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
16 17 (1.23%) PKI
17 16 (1.16%) Data Centre
18 13 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 558 (40.49%) Linux
2 341 (24.75%) Unix
3 234 (16.98%) Windows
4 97 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 59 (4.28%) CentOS
6 53 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (2.18%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.10%) Android
9 16 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.44%) SUSE
11 6 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.073%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (66.69%) Agile
2 870 (63.13%) CI/CD
3 739 (53.63%) DevOps
4 601 (43.61%) Microservices
5 528 (38.32%) Test Automation
6 462 (33.53%) Mentoring
7 395 (28.66%) Coaching
8 353 (25.62%) Software Engineering
9 336 (24.38%) TDD
10 318 (23.08%) Innovative Thinking
11 315 (22.86%) Customer-Centricity
12 314 (22.79%) User Stories
13 301 (21.84%) High Availability
14 296 (21.48%) Service Design
15 294 (21.34%) Disaster Recovery
16 290 (21.04%) Strategic Thinking
17 267 (19.38%) BDD
18 241 (17.49%) Scrum
19 236 (17.13%) Computer Science
20 214 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 912 (66.18%) Java
2 545 (39.55%) Python
3 409 (29.68%) JavaScript
4 381 (27.65%) SQL
5 293 (21.26%) Shell Script
6 268 (19.45%) PowerShell
7 255 (18.51%) Perl
8 232 (16.84%) Ruby
9 199 (14.44%) PHP
10 174 (12.63%) C#
11 157 (11.39%) Bash
12 149 (10.81%) Go
13 67 (4.86%) C++
14 63 (4.57%) C
15 59 (4.28%) TypeScript
16 52 (3.77%) Groovy
17 46 (3.34%) Scala
18 36 (2.61%) ES6
18 36 (2.61%) Kotlin
19 28 (2.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 241 (17.49%) Degree
2 123 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 95 (6.89%) SC Cleared
4 48 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (3.27%) AWS Certification
6 19 (1.38%) RHCE
7 8 (0.58%) OCP
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.15%) ISEB
12 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.15%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.073%) CAPM
13 1 (0.073%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.073%) CISSP
13 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.63%) QA
2 26 (1.89%) Accessibility
3 17 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.80%) GDPR
5 9 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.58%) FISMA
6 8 (0.58%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.58%) HITRUST
6 8 (0.58%) SOC 2
7 3 (0.22%) SLA
8 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.073%) NIST
8 1 (0.073%) PMO
System Software
1 1,036 (75.18%) Docker
2 128 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (8.13%) Virtual Machines
4 58 (4.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 30 (2.18%) Active Directory
5 30 (2.18%) vSphere
6 16 (1.16%) GlusterFS
7 14 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.02%) LXC
8 12 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 9 (0.65%) KVM
11 7 (0.51%) HDFS
12 6 (0.44%) Ceph
13 4 (0.29%) NFS
14 3 (0.22%) etcd
14 3 (0.22%) Lustre
15 2 (0.15%) flannel
15 2 (0.15%) Gluster
15 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,085 (78.74%) Kubernetes
2 649 (47.10%) Ansible
3 407 (29.54%) Terraform
4 233 (16.91%) Puppet
5 216 (15.67%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.98%) Grafana
7 38 (2.76%) Kibana
8 33 (2.39%) Prometheus
9 30 (2.18%) HAProxy
10 25 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
11 22 (1.60%) HP Fortify
12 21 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
13 15 (1.09%) Istio
14 12 (0.87%) Anchore
14 12 (0.87%) Cilium
14 12 (0.87%) Sysdig
15 11 (0.80%) Packer
16 9 (0.65%) Rancher
17 8 (0.58%) FreeIPA
18 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 299 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 265 (19.23%) Google
3 191 (13.86%) Splunk
4 165 (11.97%) Red Hat
5 146 (10.60%) VMware
6 137 (9.94%) Oracle
7 47 (3.41%) Cisco
8 39 (2.83%) F5
9 38 (2.76%) IBM
10 35 (2.54%) AppDynamics
11 31 (2.25%) Refinitiv
12 30 (2.18%) FIS
13 28 (2.03%) Dataiku
13 28 (2.03%) Reuters
14 10 (0.73%) Okta
15 6 (0.44%) Dynatrace
15 6 (0.44%) EMC
15 6 (0.44%) New Relic
15 6 (0.44%) PagerDuty
16 5 (0.36%) Fortinet