Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 179 184 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 24.09% 9.52% 9.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.88% 10.59% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 217 182 192
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 666 1,737 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.64% 89.91% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1,468 1,510
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,925 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £63,300
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Wales.

Salary trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
South Wales +11 148 £47,500 -5.00% 26
West Wales +16 22 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Mid Wales - 4 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, IT jobs citing DevOps 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 108 (60.34%) Azure
2 84 (46.93%) SQL
3 79 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (32.96%) Kubernetes
5 47 (26.26%) Docker
6 44 (24.58%) Scrum
7 42 (23.46%) SQL Server
8 41 (22.91%) C#
9 40 (22.35%) .NET
10 39 (21.79%) AWS
10 39 (21.79%) Terraform
11 38 (21.23%) GCP
12 35 (19.55%) Git (software)
13 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
14 31 (17.32%) Jenkins
15 30 (16.76%) Google
16 29 (16.20%) Service Management
16 29 (16.20%) Visual Studio Team System
16 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (15.64%) Elasticsearch
18 27 (15.08%) Apache Spark
18 27 (15.08%) AngularJS
18 27 (15.08%) Java
18 27 (15.08%) CSS
18 27 (15.08%) Apache
19 25 (13.97%) Linux
19 25 (13.97%) MVC
20 24 (13.41%) Spring
20 24 (13.41%) Process Improvement
20 24 (13.41%) Test Automation

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 28 (15.64%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (15.08%) Apache
2 27 (15.08%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.47%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.35%) Confluence
5 5 (2.79%) CMS
6 3 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.12%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 108 (60.34%) Azure
2 39 (21.79%) AWS
3 38 (21.23%) GCP
4 21 (11.73%) GitHub
5 19 (10.61%) Stackdriver
6 16 (8.94%) OpenShift
7 13 (7.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.23%) BrowserStack
8 4 (2.23%) PaaS
8 4 (2.23%) Slack
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.12%) Datadog
9 2 (1.12%) IaaS
9 2 (1.12%) Serverless
10 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.94%) Big Data
4 14 (7.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.82%) Tableau
5 13 (7.26%) SQL Server 2017
6 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.91%) Biml
9 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2019
10 3 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 35 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 29 (16.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 20 (11.17%) Selenium
5 19 (10.61%) Gradle
5 19 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (8.94%) SpecFlow
7 9 (5.03%) JIRA
8 7 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.35%) Spinnaker
10 4 (2.23%) Maven
11 3 (1.68%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.12%) GitLab
12 2 (1.12%) JUnit
12 2 (1.12%) NUnit
12 2 (1.12%) Postman
12 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (10.61%) Public Sector
2 12 (6.70%) Finance
3 11 (6.15%) Advertising
4 8 (4.47%) Games
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (49.16%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Senior Developer
3 28 (15.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (12.29%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.50%) SQL Developer
6 16 (8.94%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Analyst
7 15 (8.38%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Platform Engineer
8 14 (7.82%) Java Developer
9 13 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (7.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (7.26%) Test Analyst
10 12 (6.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (6.70%) Digital Developer
11 11 (6.15%) Lead Developer
12 10 (5.59%) AWS DevOps
12 10 (5.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.35%) .NET
2 27 (15.08%) AngularJS
2 27 (15.08%) CSS
3 24 (13.41%) Spring
4 21 (11.73%) HTML
5 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET
6 19 (10.61%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (10.61%) Spring Integration
7 17 (9.50%) Spring Boot
8 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (7.82%) .NET Framework
9 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.82%) jQuery
9 14 (7.82%) WCF
10 12 (6.70%) Entity Framework
10 12 (6.70%) React
11 8 (4.47%) JMS
12 7 (3.91%) .NET Core
12 7 (3.91%) JSON
12 7 (3.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) User Experience
2 8 (4.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.79%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Blog
5 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.97%) Linux
2 21 (11.73%) Windows
3 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (4.47%) CentOS
4 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.68%) Android
5 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.58%) Scrum
3 29 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (16.20%) Service Management
4 25 (13.97%) MVC
5 24 (13.41%) Process Improvement
5 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
6 23 (12.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (12.29%) ITSM
7 22 (12.29%) Microservices
8 21 (11.73%) API Integration
9 19 (10.61%) Migration
10 18 (10.06%) BDD
11 15 (8.38%) Fintech
12 14 (7.82%) ETL
12 14 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (6.15%) ITIL
14 11 (6.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 84 (46.93%) SQL
2 41 (22.91%) C#
3 27 (15.08%) Java
4 20 (11.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.17%) Python
5 12 (6.70%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.15%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.59%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.35%) C++
9 3 (1.68%) C
9 3 (1.68%) Ruby
9 3 (1.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Go
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
1 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.47%) RHCE
3 6 (3.35%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.23%) Degree
6 3 (1.68%) MCSD
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.12%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (26.26%) Docker
2 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.47%) vSphere
2 8 (4.47%) XenApp
2 8 (4.47%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (32.96%) Kubernetes
2 39 (21.79%) Terraform
3 20 (11.17%) Grafana
4 19 (10.61%) Puppet
5 15 (8.38%) Ansible
6 13 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.12%) Istio
7 2 (1.12%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.56%) Mesos
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.76%) Google
3 19 (10.61%) ServiceNow
3 19 (10.61%) Splunk
4 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.59%) Oracle
6 9 (5.03%) EnterpriseDB
7 8 (4.47%) F5
7 8 (4.47%) VMware
8 4 (2.23%) RedGate
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) Samsung