Period
to 19 January 2022

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

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 389 498 512
Rank change year-on-year +109 +14 +169
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 1,048 294 658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 1.14% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 322 207 416
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £55,244 £53,750 £55,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £70,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.57% -6.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £115,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £145,000 £142,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.38% +6.82% +4.27%

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 55,949 25,843 42,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.62% 41.22% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38,641 22,054 34,605
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 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 +103 941 £90,000 +24.14% 89
UK excluding London +71 508 £55,000 -6.38% 36
London -4 436 £100,000 +11.11% 55
South East +8 170 £67,750 -6.55% 5
Work from Home -134 102 £72,500 -3.33% 17
North of England -43 95 £60,000 - 15
South West -15 77 £46,250 -8.42% 2
East of England -47 65 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Wales -19 41 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Yorkshire -34 41 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Midlands -80 40 £55,000 -24.14% 7
North West -65 35 £65,000 +8.33% 8
West Midlands -78 24 £69,000 -8.00% 3
Scotland -49 21 £65,000 +56.63%
North East -13 19 £37,500 -44.44% 1
East Midlands -52 16 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 794 (75.76%) Docker
2 786 (75.00%) DevOps
3 776 (74.05%) Java
4 756 (72.14%) Agile Software Development
5 664 (63.36%) Kubernetes
6 614 (58.59%) CI/CD
7 610 (58.21%) AWS
8 534 (50.95%) Azure
9 476 (45.42%) Git (software)
10 470 (44.85%) Ansible
11 459 (43.80%) Software Engineering
12 448 (42.75%) Jenkins
13 409 (39.03%) Risk Management
14 396 (37.79%) Microservices
15 384 (36.64%) Spring Boot
16 372 (35.50%) Degree
17 357 (34.06%) RESTful
18 342 (32.63%) Linux
19 317 (30.25%) JavaScript
20 315 (30.06%) Spring
21 313 (29.87%) C#
22 301 (28.72%) Finance
23 292 (27.86%) Serverless
24 272 (25.95%) Mentoring
24 272 (25.95%) Scrum
25 270 (25.76%) Node.js
26 268 (25.57%) Python
27 262 (25.00%) Test Automation
28 253 (24.14%) Computer Science
29 242 (23.09%) Social Skills

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 47 (4.48%) nginx
2 45 (4.29%) Confluence
3 44 (4.20%) Apache
4 43 (4.10%) Apache Spark
5 38 (3.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 35 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (2.58%) IIS
8 25 (2.39%) JBoss
9 22 (2.10%) OpenStack
10 17 (1.62%) GemFire
11 13 (1.24%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.95%) Mule
13 8 (0.76%) Camunda
14 7 (0.67%) Jetty
15 6 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 2 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
18 2 (0.19%) SAS
19 1 (0.095%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 610 (58.21%) AWS
2 534 (50.95%) Azure
3 292 (27.86%) Serverless
4 241 (23.00%) GCP
5 219 (20.90%) GitHub
6 175 (16.70%) Amazon EKS
7 95 (9.06%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (7.35%) PaaS
9 64 (6.11%) Apigee
10 59 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 50 (4.77%) Amazon ECS
12 42 (4.01%) AWS Lambda
13 41 (3.91%) SaaS
14 40 (3.82%) Amazon S3
15 39 (3.72%) npm
16 38 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
17 37 (3.53%) Yarn
18 27 (2.58%) IaaS
19 22 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
20 19 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (11.16%) Kerberos
2 57 (5.44%) HTTP
3 45 (4.29%) Firewall
4 30 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.62%) DNS
5 17 (1.62%) LAN
6 8 (0.76%) VPN
7 7 (0.67%) VLAN
7 7 (0.67%) WAN
8 6 (0.57%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.48%) AMQP
9 5 (0.48%) DHCP
10 4 (0.38%) Calico
10 4 (0.38%) SAN
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.29%) Internet
12 2 (0.19%) IPsec
12 2 (0.19%) SMS
12 2 (0.19%) SSL
12 2 (0.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
2 76 (7.25%) Big Data
3 69 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 63 (6.01%) MongoDB
5 35 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (3.15%) Hadoop
6 33 (3.15%) MySQL
7 30 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 29 (2.77%) MariaDB
9 27 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (2.58%) HBase
10 24 (2.29%) Redis
11 22 (2.10%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (1.53%) Blockchain
13 15 (1.43%) ArangoDB
14 11 (1.05%) Hazelcast
15 10 (0.95%) InfluxDB
16 9 (0.86%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.76%) Flink
Development Applications
1 476 (45.42%) Git (software)
2 448 (42.75%) Jenkins
3 199 (18.99%) Maven
4 90 (8.59%) JIRA
5 79 (7.54%) Artifactory
6 64 (6.11%) Bitbucket
7 61 (5.82%) GitLab
8 52 (4.96%) JUnit
9 51 (4.87%) Cucumber
10 39 (3.72%) Sonatype Nexus
11 35 (3.34%) Storybook
12 26 (2.48%) SonarQube
12 26 (2.48%) Subversion
13 25 (2.39%) Gradle
14 22 (2.10%) TeamCity
15 21 (2.00%) Eclipse
15 21 (2.00%) gulp
15 21 (2.00%) Mercurial
15 21 (2.00%) webpack
16 19 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 301 (28.72%) Finance
2 242 (23.09%) Social Skills
3 120 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 51 (4.87%) Public Sector
6 48 (4.58%) Banking
7 44 (4.20%) Advertising
8 41 (3.91%) Law
9 40 (3.82%) Front Office
10 38 (3.63%) Retail
11 36 (3.44%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
13 14 (1.34%) Organisational Skills
14 13 (1.24%) Marketing
15 12 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
16 10 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.95%) Games
17 6 (0.57%) Publishing
17 6 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 362 (34.54%) Software Engineer
2 255 (24.33%) Developer
3 136 (12.98%) Architect
4 129 (12.31%) Principal Engineer
5 124 (11.83%) Principal Software Engineer
6 120 (11.45%) Java Developer
7 100 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
8 98 (9.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 82 (7.82%) Analyst
10 73 (6.97%) Analyst Developer
10 73 (6.97%) Pricing Analyst
10 73 (6.97%) Pricing Developer
11 63 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (5.34%) Cloud Architect
13 52 (4.96%) Lead Software Engineer
14 48 (4.58%) AWS DevOps
15 40 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
16 39 (3.72%) Lead Architect
17 36 (3.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
17 36 (3.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (36.64%) Spring Boot
2 357 (34.06%) RESTful
3 315 (30.06%) Spring
4 270 (25.76%) Node.js
5 221 (21.09%) React
6 171 (16.32%) Web Services
7 165 (15.74%) AngularJS
8 162 (15.46%) REST
9 140 (13.36%) Kafka
10 117 (11.16%) Java EE
10 117 (11.16%) JavaFX
10 117 (11.16%) Swing
11 94 (8.97%) .NET
12 89 (8.49%) JSON
13 84 (8.02%) CSS
14 66 (6.30%) HTML
15 57 (5.44%) Redux
16 55 (5.25%) Swagger
17 53 (5.06%) J2EE
18 52 (4.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 219 (20.90%) Cloud Native
2 154 (14.69%) Algorithms
3 137 (13.07%) User Experience
4 102 (9.73%) Self-Motivation
5 95 (9.06%) Public Cloud
6 90 (8.59%) Management Information System
7 79 (7.54%) Virtual Team
8 36 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (3.05%) Data Structures
10 30 (2.86%) SWIFT
11 27 (2.58%) Private Cloud
12 19 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.62%) Equities
14 15 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.15%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.15%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.05%) PKI
17 10 (0.95%) Fixed Income
17 10 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 342 (32.63%) Linux
2 141 (13.45%) Unix
3 67 (6.39%) Windows
4 63 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.10%) CentOS
6 7 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.19%) AIX
8 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.095%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.095%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (75.00%) DevOps
2 756 (72.14%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (58.59%) CI/CD
4 459 (43.80%) Software Engineering
5 409 (39.03%) Risk Management
6 396 (37.79%) Microservices
7 272 (25.95%) Mentoring
7 272 (25.95%) Scrum
8 262 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 253 (24.14%) Computer Science
10 240 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
11 225 (21.47%) Mathematics
12 198 (18.89%) Thought Leadership
13 175 (16.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 171 (16.32%) SDLC
15 160 (15.27%) User Stories
16 157 (14.98%) Functional Testing
16 157 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
17 149 (14.22%) Strategic Roadmap
18 144 (13.74%) Emotional Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 776 (74.05%) Java
2 317 (30.25%) JavaScript
3 313 (29.87%) C#
4 268 (25.57%) Python
5 131 (12.50%) Java 8
6 106 (10.11%) Shell Script
7 98 (9.35%) SQL
8 97 (9.26%) C
9 92 (8.78%) C++
10 84 (8.02%) Perl
11 63 (6.01%) Bash
12 60 (5.73%) Go
13 48 (4.58%) PowerShell
14 37 (3.53%) Scala
15 35 (3.34%) TypeScript
16 34 (3.24%) ES6
17 33 (3.15%) Groovy
18 22 (2.10%) Kotlin
19 21 (2.00%) Ruby
20 11 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 372 (35.50%) Degree
2 98 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.19%) HND
5 23 (2.19%) OCP
5 23 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (1.34%) AWS Certification
7 13 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.95%) RHCE
10 5 (0.48%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.095%) CCSP
13 1 (0.095%) ISEB
13 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.095%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.72%) QA
2 9 (0.86%) GDPR
3 7 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) SLA
6 3 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.095%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.095%) DICOM
7 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.095%) NIST
System Software
1 794 (75.76%) Docker
2 84 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (1.34%) HDFS
5 13 (1.24%) Active Directory
6 11 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.76%) vSphere
9 7 (0.67%) LXC
10 4 (0.38%) Ceph
10 4 (0.38%) NFS
10 4 (0.38%) XenApp
10 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 664 (63.36%) Kubernetes
2 470 (44.85%) Ansible
3 228 (21.76%) Terraform
4 104 (9.92%) Puppet
5 47 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (3.15%) Prometheus
7 28 (2.67%) Kibana
8 24 (2.29%) Grafana
9 21 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
9 21 (2.00%) Istio
10 18 (1.72%) Packer
11 15 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
12 13 (1.24%) ZABBIX
13 11 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.86%) Nagios
15 8 (0.76%) HP Fortify
15 8 (0.76%) Rancher
16 7 (0.67%) Fluentd
16 7 (0.67%) Knative
16 7 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 224 (21.37%) Red Hat
2 173 (16.51%) Oracle
3 114 (10.88%) VMware
4 107 (10.21%) Google
5 63 (6.01%) Microsoft
6 49 (4.68%) Splunk
7 33 (3.15%) IBM
8 26 (2.48%) SAP
9 24 (2.29%) Dynatrace
10 23 (2.19%) Cisco
11 17 (1.62%) AppDynamics
12 16 (1.53%) Okta
13 12 (1.15%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.05%) Fortinet
15 10 (0.95%) Juniper
15 10 (0.95%) MuleSoft
16 9 (0.86%) F5
16 9 (0.86%) PagerDuty
17 7 (0.67%) Cloudera
17 7 (0.67%) Pega