Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 653 853 1111
Rank change year-on-year +200 +258 +108
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 506 327 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.19% 0.043%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.35% 0.95% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 321 182 69
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,625 £38,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,175 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +6.35% -2.44% -21.15%

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 37,618 34,452 24,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.89% 19.89% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30,001 28,504 20,219
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +215 490 £65,000 - 98
London +153 277 £70,000 -6.67% 42
UK excluding London +112 220 £53,175 +6.35% 57
South East +50 67 £52,500 -16.00% 18
North of England +14 61 £50,000 +11.11% 12
North West -2 46 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +52 44 £61,250 -12.50% 5
Midlands +51 19 £51,250 -3.76% 5
Yorkshire - 15 £42,500 - 4
South West +11 14 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Scotland +10 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +55 10 £45,000 -15.49%
East Midlands +22 9 £63,750 - 5
Northern Ireland - 2 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 352 (69.57%) Docker
2 333 (65.81%) Amazon AWS
3 326 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (62.65%) Java
5 313 (61.86%) DevOps
6 312 (61.66%) Kubernetes
7 250 (49.41%) Microservices
8 227 (44.86%) Ansible
9 220 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 201 (39.72%) Jenkins
11 194 (38.34%) Spring
12 187 (36.96%) Red Hat
13 159 (31.42%) Linux
14 158 (31.23%) Puppet
15 154 (30.43%) Spring Boot
16 144 (28.46%) PaaS
17 139 (27.47%) Python
18 122 (24.11%) Opscode Chef
19 115 (22.73%) TDD
20 113 (22.33%) SQL
21 108 (21.34%) Software Engineering
21 108 (21.34%) Continuous Delivery
22 106 (20.95%) Web Services
23 100 (19.76%) JavaScript
24 99 (19.57%) Finance
24 99 (19.57%) Scrum
24 99 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
25 95 (18.77%) Maven
26 93 (18.38%) Cloud Foundry
27 89 (17.59%) Oracle

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 93 (18.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 63 (12.45%) OpenStack
3 53 (10.47%) Confluence
4 48 (9.49%) WebSphere
5 39 (7.71%) WebLogic
6 36 (7.11%) Tomcat
7 29 (5.73%) JBoss
8 15 (2.96%) Apache
9 9 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.58%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.99%) nginx
13 4 (0.79%) Mule
14 3 (0.59%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.20%) CMS
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 42 (8.30%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 333 (65.81%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (28.46%) PaaS
4 84 (16.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 82 (16.21%) GitHub
6 60 (11.86%) IBM Cloud
7 32 (6.32%) IaaS
8 28 (5.53%) Serverless
9 25 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (2.57%) CloudBees
13 11 (2.17%) npm
14 10 (1.98%) NuGet
15 7 (1.38%) iPaaS
16 6 (1.19%) Apigee
16 6 (1.19%) Office 365
17 5 (0.99%) SaaS
18 4 (0.79%) Force.com
18 4 (0.79%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.93%) Firewall
2 15 (2.96%) SAN
3 6 (1.19%) AMQP
3 6 (1.19%) FTP
3 6 (1.19%) VPN
3 6 (1.19%) WAN
3 6 (1.19%) Wireless
4 4 (0.79%) DNS
4 4 (0.79%) Internet
4 4 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.59%) DHCP
5 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.59%) IPv6
5 3 (0.59%) LAN
5 3 (0.59%) NAS
5 3 (0.59%) PBX
6 2 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.66%) NoSQL
2 47 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 45 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 42 (8.30%) MySQL
5 35 (6.92%) MongoDB
6 33 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (3.75%) SQL Server
9 15 (2.96%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.37%) Big Data
11 9 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.78%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.79%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.79%) Redis
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.59%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.59%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 201 (39.72%) Jenkins
2 95 (18.77%) Maven
3 88 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 61 (12.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 60 (11.86%) JIRA
6 48 (9.49%) Selenium
7 47 (9.29%) SonarQube
8 42 (8.30%) Cucumber
8 42 (8.30%) Subversion
9 33 (6.52%) Vagrant
10 27 (5.34%) Ant
10 27 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (3.95%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.77%) TeamCity
13 11 (2.17%) GitLab
14 10 (1.98%) Artifactory
14 10 (1.98%) NUnit
14 10 (1.98%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.98%) WebStorm
15 9 (1.78%) Gradle
General
1 99 (19.57%) Finance
2 45 (8.89%) Banking
3 20 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.36%) Advertising
4 17 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.37%) Law
6 10 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.58%) Retail
7 8 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.19%) Legal
8 6 (1.19%) Marketing
9 4 (0.79%) Retail Finance
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (23.12%) Developer
2 94 (18.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (18.18%) Architect
4 87 (17.19%) Java Developer
5 55 (10.87%) Software Engineer
6 42 (8.30%) Cloud Architect
7 41 (8.10%) Platform Engineer
8 36 (7.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 35 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 32 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
10 32 (6.32%) Cloud Native Architect
10 32 (6.32%) Java Engineer
11 28 (5.53%) Java Software Engineer
12 27 (5.34%) Java Architect
13 25 (4.94%) Technical Architect
14 24 (4.74%) Principal Engineer
15 21 (4.15%) AWS Software Engineer
16 20 (3.95%) AWS Architect
16 20 (3.95%) Cloud Developer
16 20 (3.95%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (38.34%) Spring
2 154 (30.43%) Spring Boot
3 106 (20.95%) Web Services
4 79 (15.61%) RESTful
5 76 (15.02%) Java EE
6 60 (11.86%) Node.js
7 59 (11.66%) AngularJS
8 51 (10.08%) REST
9 41 (8.10%) Spring Cloud
10 38 (7.51%) HTML
11 37 (7.31%) CSS
12 32 (6.32%) Akka
12 32 (6.32%) JSON
13 31 (6.13%) SOAP
14 29 (5.73%) Hibernate
14 29 (5.73%) HTML5
15 28 (5.53%) Play Framework
16 27 (5.34%) Apache Camel
17 26 (5.14%) Middleware
17 26 (5.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (17.00%) Cloud Native
2 70 (13.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 49 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 44 (8.70%) Fintech
5 31 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.95%) User Experience
9 16 (3.16%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.98%) Blog
11 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.78%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.58%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.58%) Data Centre
14 7 (1.38%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.19%) Smart Meter
16 4 (0.79%) Fixed Income
16 4 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 159 (31.42%) Linux
2 74 (14.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (6.13%) Windows
4 22 (4.35%) Unix
5 9 (1.78%) CentOS
6 6 (1.19%) Android
6 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.59%) Debian
7 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (61.86%) DevOps
3 250 (49.41%) Microservices
4 115 (22.73%) TDD
5 108 (21.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 108 (21.34%) Software Engineering
6 99 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (19.57%) Scrum
7 72 (14.23%) Test Automation
8 69 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 69 (13.64%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 56 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (10.28%) Open Source
10 52 (10.28%) Re-Platforming
11 50 (9.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 48 (9.49%) Deployment Automation
13 39 (7.71%) E-Commerce
14 37 (7.31%) BDD
15 35 (6.92%) Multithreading
16 34 (6.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (62.65%) Java
2 139 (27.47%) Python
3 113 (22.33%) SQL
4 100 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 65 (12.85%) Ruby
6 57 (11.26%) Bash Shell
7 42 (8.30%) Perl
8 41 (8.10%) Scala
9 35 (6.92%) Go
10 34 (6.72%) C#
11 27 (5.34%) Java 8
11 27 (5.34%) PHP
12 16 (3.16%) C++
13 13 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.17%) C
14 11 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.58%) Groovy
16 7 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.19%) XPath
18 4 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 44 (8.70%) Degree
2 26 (5.14%) RHCE
3 20 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.56%) RHCSA
5 14 (2.77%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.19%) OCP
7 6 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.19%) PhD
8 5 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.59%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.20%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (0.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 352 (69.57%) Docker
2 50 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.56%) vSphere
4 14 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.98%) KVM
6 5 (0.99%) Ceph
6 5 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.99%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.79%) etcd
7 4 (0.79%) oVirt
7 4 (0.79%) pfSense
7 4 (0.79%) SkyDNS
7 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.59%) RHEV
8 3 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.40%) Gluster
9 2 (0.40%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.40%) vCloud
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 312 (61.66%) Kubernetes
2 227 (44.86%) Ansible
3 158 (31.23%) Puppet
4 122 (24.11%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (16.01%) Terraform
6 24 (4.74%) Packer
7 21 (4.15%) Nagios
8 19 (3.75%) Salt
9 18 (3.56%) Sysdig
10 16 (3.16%) vRealize
11 13 (2.57%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (2.57%) vCenter Server
12 11 (2.17%) Consul
12 11 (2.17%) Prometheus
13 10 (1.98%) Rundeck
14 7 (1.38%) rkt
15 6 (1.19%) Graphite
15 6 (1.19%) HAProxy
15 6 (1.19%) Mesos
16 5 (0.99%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 187 (36.96%) Red Hat
2 89 (17.59%) Oracle
3 70 (13.83%) Google
4 64 (12.65%) VMware
5 61 (12.06%) IBM
6 56 (11.07%) WorldPay
7 37 (7.31%) Splunk
8 32 (6.32%) SAP
9 25 (4.94%) AppDynamics
10 23 (4.55%) Atlassian
11 20 (3.95%) Microsoft
12 12 (2.37%) Cognizant
12 12 (2.37%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.37%) Veritas
13 10 (1.98%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.38%) SaltStack
15 6 (1.19%) Solace
15 6 (1.19%) Sybase
16 5 (0.99%) Cisco
16 5 (0.99%) Qualys