Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat OpenShift
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 412 565 749
Rank change year-on-year +153 +184 +263
Permanent jobs citing OpenShift 292 657 450
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.55% 1.50% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 256 419 298
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,751 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £142,500 £117,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +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 18,779 43,865 40,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.44% 31.26% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,628 35,700 33,101
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for OpenShift in the UK

OpenShift
Top 15 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 27 September 2020. 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 +127 263 £70,000 - 38
London +80 157 £90,000 +12.50% 20
UK excluding London +235 129 £50,000 -16.67% 27
South West +102 46 £50,250 -8.64% 3
Work from Home +47 23 £75,000 -3.23% 3
Wales +68 21 £44,690 -3.89% 2
North of England +187 17 £60,000 -9.43% 5
East of England +141 14 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Midlands +128 12 £70,000 +47.37% 5
South East +175 11 £70,000 +16.67% 3
West Midlands +120 11 £70,000 +40.00% 4
North West +132 10 £60,000 -14.29% 5
Scotland +94 8 £47,500 -54.76% 7
Yorkshire +145 7 £56,250 +2.27%
East Midlands +74 1 £52,500 +10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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.

1 237 (81.16%) Kubernetes
2 225 (77.05%) Docker
3 171 (58.56%) AWS
4 158 (54.11%) Finance
5 151 (51.71%) DevOps
6 150 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (49.32%) Java
7 144 (49.32%) Python
8 118 (40.41%) Ansible
9 115 (39.38%) Azure
10 106 (36.30%) Linux
11 102 (34.93%) Jenkins
12 96 (32.88%) Red Hat
13 90 (30.82%) Microservices
14 79 (27.05%) Terraform
15 73 (25.00%) SQL
16 72 (24.66%) JavaScript
17 66 (22.60%) NoSQL
18 65 (22.26%) GCP
19 63 (21.58%) Test Automation
20 60 (20.55%) Web Services
21 59 (20.21%) Scrum
22 58 (19.86%) Asset Management
23 57 (19.52%) Software Engineering
24 55 (18.84%) Oracle
25 52 (17.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 51 (17.47%) .NET
26 51 (17.47%) Git (software)
26 51 (17.47%) Puppet
27 49 (16.78%) Fintech

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 30 (10.27%) Confluence
2 22 (7.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (6.16%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.48%) Apache Spark
5 13 (4.45%) Apache
6 12 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.03%) CMS
9 3 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Camunda
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 171 (58.56%) AWS
2 115 (39.38%) Azure
3 65 (22.26%) GCP
4 29 (9.93%) PaaS
5 27 (9.25%) Serverless
6 21 (7.19%) SaaS
7 20 (6.85%) GitHub
8 15 (5.14%) Amazon EKS
9 14 (4.79%) IBM Cloud
10 13 (4.45%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (4.45%) Apigee
10 13 (4.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (4.11%) CloudBees
12 10 (3.42%) AWS Fargate
12 10 (3.42%) IaaS
13 9 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (2.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (2.40%) Route 53
15 7 (2.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.42%) AMQP
2 8 (2.74%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.40%) Firewall
4 6 (2.05%) NetScaler
4 6 (2.05%) VPN
5 4 (1.37%) HTTP
5 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) DSL
7 1 (0.34%) GPON
7 1 (0.34%) NGN
7 1 (0.34%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.60%) NoSQL
2 48 (16.44%) SQL Server
3 36 (12.33%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (6.85%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.11%) MySQL
6 12 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.77%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.42%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.74%) Redis
11 7 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.40%) DataStax
12 5 (1.71%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.03%) Apache Ignite
13 3 (1.03%) Big Data
13 3 (1.03%) Flink
Development Applications
1 102 (34.93%) Jenkins
2 51 (17.47%) Git (software)
3 44 (15.07%) JIRA
4 41 (14.04%) Artifactory
5 32 (10.96%) Cucumber
6 29 (9.93%) JUnit
7 27 (9.25%) Mocha
8 25 (8.56%) GitLab
9 24 (8.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (4.79%) Maven
11 12 (4.11%) SonarQube
12 11 (3.77%) CircleCI
13 8 (2.74%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.74%) Vagrant
14 7 (2.40%) Bitbucket Server
14 7 (2.40%) Gradle
15 6 (2.05%) Selenium
15 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (1.37%) Ant
16 4 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 158 (54.11%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Front Office
3 16 (5.48%) Games
4 9 (3.08%) Banking
5 7 (2.40%) Retail
6 6 (2.05%) Advertising
7 5 (1.71%) Legal
7 5 (1.71%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.68%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (23.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (23.29%) Developer
3 44 (15.07%) Architect
4 43 (14.73%) Java Developer
5 34 (11.64%) Java Engineer
6 33 (11.30%) Software Engineer
7 30 (10.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 30 (10.27%) Test Engineer
8 29 (9.93%) Developer in Test
8 29 (9.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 29 (9.93%) Java Developer in Test
8 29 (9.93%) Java Software Developer
8 29 (9.93%) Software Test Engineer
9 27 (9.25%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (8.22%) Administrator
10 24 (8.22%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (7.53%) Python Engineer
12 20 (6.85%) DevOps Architect
13 19 (6.51%) AWS Architect
13 19 (6.51%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.55%) Web Services
2 51 (17.47%) .NET
3 45 (15.41%) Spring
4 43 (14.73%) Spring Boot
5 40 (13.70%) AngularJS
6 35 (11.99%) React
7 31 (10.62%) REST
8 29 (9.93%) Node.js
9 27 (9.25%) Jest
10 24 (8.22%) .NET Core
11 17 (5.82%) Kafka
12 16 (5.48%) Spring Cloud
13 14 (4.79%) Java EE
14 10 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
15 9 (3.08%) .NET Framework
15 9 (3.08%) LDAP
16 6 (2.05%) CSS
16 6 (2.05%) JMS
16 6 (2.05%) Middleware
16 6 (2.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.36%) Public Cloud
2 34 (11.64%) Cloud Native
3 31 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (7.88%) Derivative
5 22 (7.53%) Hedge funds
6 21 (7.19%) Equities
7 20 (6.85%) Fixed Income
8 18 (6.16%) Blog
8 18 (6.16%) Equity Derivative
9 13 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (3.77%) Data Structures
10 11 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (3.42%) Algorithms
12 9 (3.08%) Private Cloud
13 8 (2.74%) Data Centre
13 8 (2.74%) User Experience
14 6 (2.05%) Virtual Team
15 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
16 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 106 (36.30%) Linux
2 48 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (8.90%) Unix
4 25 (8.56%) Windows
5 21 (7.19%) CentOS
6 16 (5.48%) AIX
6 16 (5.48%) Solaris
7 8 (2.74%) CoreOS
8 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.68%) VMS
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (51.71%) DevOps
2 150 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (30.82%) Microservices
4 63 (21.58%) Test Automation
5 59 (20.21%) Scrum
6 58 (19.86%) Asset Management
7 57 (19.52%) Software Engineering
8 52 (17.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 49 (16.78%) Artificial Intelligence
9 49 (16.78%) Fintech
9 49 (16.78%) Infrastructure as Code
10 39 (13.36%) Machine Learning
10 39 (13.36%) Open Source
11 34 (11.64%) Configuration Management
12 32 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (9.93%) QA Automation
14 27 (9.25%) Decision-Making
15 24 (8.22%) Migration
15 24 (8.22%) SDET
15 24 (8.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 144 (49.32%) Java
1 144 (49.32%) Python
2 73 (25.00%) SQL
3 72 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 43 (14.73%) Bash Shell
5 26 (8.90%) C#
6 22 (7.53%) Groovy
7 21 (7.19%) Shell Script
8 20 (6.85%) C++
8 20 (6.85%) PowerShell
9 18 (6.16%) R
10 16 (5.48%) Ruby
11 12 (4.11%) Go
12 10 (3.42%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.37%) Java 8
14 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.68%) PHP
15 2 (0.68%) Scala
15 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (4.11%) RHCE
2 6 (2.05%) RHCSA
3 4 (1.37%) Degree
3 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) CISSP
4 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) OCP
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.93%) QA
2 14 (4.79%) GDPR
2 14 (4.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) NCSC
System Software
1 225 (77.05%) Docker
2 10 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.74%) GlusterFS
3 8 (2.74%) VirtualBox
4 7 (2.40%) vSphere
5 6 (2.05%) XenApp
5 6 (2.05%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.68%) Ceph
6 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) KVM
6 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) Gluster
7 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 237 (81.16%) Kubernetes
2 118 (40.41%) Ansible
3 79 (27.05%) Terraform
4 51 (17.47%) Puppet
5 23 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (5.14%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (5.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 7 (2.40%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (2.05%) Nagios
9 4 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.03%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.68%) vRealize
11 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.34%) Bareos
12 1 (0.34%) Fluentd
12 1 (0.34%) Grafana
12 1 (0.34%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.34%) Packer
12 1 (0.34%) Rancher
12 1 (0.34%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 96 (32.88%) Red Hat
2 55 (18.84%) Oracle
3 33 (11.30%) IBM
4 31 (10.62%) Google
5 29 (9.93%) VMware
6 17 (5.82%) Splunk
7 15 (5.14%) Cisco
8 14 (4.79%) SAP
9 10 (3.42%) Veracode
10 9 (3.08%) Microsoft
11 8 (2.74%) AppDynamics
12 6 (2.05%) F5
12 6 (2.05%) New Relic
13 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.03%) Perforce
14 3 (1.03%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.68%) SaltStack
16 1 (0.34%) Apple
16 1 (0.34%) Dynatrace
16 1 (0.34%) Juniper