Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 22 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 +17
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 231 169 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.53% 9.33% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 10.31% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 194 141 83
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £36,625 £27,750 £30,935
90th Percentile £65,275 £75,649 £57,250
UK median annual salary £63,850 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +2.16% - +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 1,663 1,639 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.23% 90.50% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 1,353 1,451
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Wales.

Salary trend for DevOps in Wales

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Wales over the 6 months to 25 February 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 25 February 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 +10 187 £50,000 - 52
West Wales 0 35 £50,000 +1.96% 2
North Wales +7 4 - - 7
Mid Wales - 3 - - 2
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 143 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.53%) Azure
3 64 (27.71%) Test Automation
4 58 (25.11%) JavaScript
5 56 (24.24%) C#
6 54 (23.38%) Degree
7 51 (22.08%) Ansible
8 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
9 49 (21.21%) HTML
9 49 (21.21%) CSS
9 49 (21.21%) Finance
10 48 (20.78%) Python
11 47 (20.35%) Linux
11 47 (20.35%) AWS
12 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 44 (19.05%) Software Engineering
13 43 (18.61%) Kubernetes
14 41 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (17.75%) .NET
15 40 (17.32%) SQL
15 40 (17.32%) Mentoring
16 39 (16.88%) Docker
16 39 (16.88%) Java
17 35 (15.15%) Scrum
18 33 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 33 (14.29%) Bash Shell
18 33 (14.29%) Project Delivery
19 32 (13.85%) Analytics
20 31 (13.42%) AngularJS
20 31 (13.42%) Terraform

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 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 17 (7.36%) WebLogic
3 16 (6.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (6.93%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.19%) Confluence
4 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.73%) Apache
8 3 (1.30%) CMS
8 3 (1.30%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.87%) lighttpd
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) InfoPath
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (38.53%) Azure
2 47 (20.35%) AWS
3 21 (9.09%) GCP
4 18 (7.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (5.63%) SaaS
6 9 (3.90%) GitHub
6 9 (3.90%) IaaS
7 8 (3.46%) PaaS
8 7 (3.03%) OpenShift
8 7 (3.03%) Serverless
9 6 (2.60%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.30%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (1.30%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.87%) Firebase
12 2 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.76%) HTTP
2 9 (3.90%) DNS
3 7 (3.03%) DHCP
3 7 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.60%) Internet
4 6 (2.60%) Wireless
5 3 (1.30%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.87%) LAN
6 2 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.87%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (4.76%) MySQL
6 9 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.46%) Big Data
7 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.46%) SQL Server 2017
8 7 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.73%) MS Access
9 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.30%) DB2
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.82%) Grunt
3 25 (10.82%) gulp
3 25 (10.82%) webpack
4 19 (8.23%) JIRA
5 15 (6.49%) Selenium
6 11 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (3.46%) Maven
8 6 (2.60%) Postman
9 5 (2.16%) AutoIt
9 5 (2.16%) Chocolatey
9 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.16%) Katalon Studio
9 5 (2.16%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.16%) Subversion
10 4 (1.73%) JUnit
10 4 (1.73%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.73%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (3.46%) Banking
2 8 (3.46%) Retail
3 6 (2.60%) Advertising
4 5 (2.16%) Avionics
5 3 (1.30%) Marketing
5 3 (1.30%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (38.53%) Developer
2 45 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (12.99%) Software Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 21 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 21 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (6.93%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) Middleware Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) WebSphere Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) DevOps Automation Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Web Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.21%) CSS
1 49 (21.21%) HTML
2 41 (17.75%) .NET
3 31 (13.42%) AngularJS
4 29 (12.55%) React
5 28 (12.12%) jQuery
5 28 (12.12%) Vue.js
6 26 (11.26%) Sass
7 23 (9.96%) Middleware
8 18 (7.79%) Web Services
9 17 (7.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 16 (6.93%) REST
11 15 (6.49%) ASP.NET
11 15 (6.49%) Spring
12 12 (5.19%) Oracle ADF
13 10 (4.33%) SOAP
14 7 (3.03%) CSS3
14 7 (3.03%) HTML5
14 7 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (3.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.03%) Cloud Native
2 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.60%) iSeries
2 6 (2.60%) Social Media
3 5 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.73%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (0.87%) Clustering
5 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.87%) Robotics
6 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.35%) Linux
2 20 (8.66%) Windows
3 9 (3.90%) OS/400
4 3 (1.30%) CentOS
4 3 (1.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.87%) Android
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Debian
6 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.43%) SUSE
6 1 (0.43%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.71%) Test Automation
3 44 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 41 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (17.32%) Mentoring
6 35 (15.15%) Scrum
7 33 (14.29%) Project Delivery
8 32 (13.85%) Analytics
9 29 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (11.26%) Data Science
11 25 (10.82%) Front End Development
11 25 (10.82%) Risk Management
12 20 (8.66%) Infrastructure Automation
13 18 (7.79%) Infrastructure as Code
13 18 (7.79%) Kanban
13 18 (7.79%) SOA
14 16 (6.93%) SDLC
14 16 (6.93%) TDD
15 15 (6.49%) ITIL
15 15 (6.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.11%) JavaScript
2 56 (24.24%) C#
3 48 (20.78%) Python
4 40 (17.32%) SQL
5 39 (16.88%) Java
6 33 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 29 (12.55%) Shell Script
8 22 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.19%) PHP
10 8 (3.46%) Perl
10 8 (3.46%) Scala
11 7 (3.03%) C
12 6 (2.60%) VB
13 5 (2.16%) Go
13 5 (2.16%) VBA
14 3 (1.30%) C++
15 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (23.38%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.60%) IBM Certification
3 6 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.73%) RHCE
5 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.87%) MBA
6 1 (0.43%) CEH
6 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.43%) HND
6 1 (0.43%) IIBA
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.43%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (16.88%) Docker
2 6 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (22.08%) Ansible
2 43 (18.61%) Kubernetes
3 31 (13.42%) Terraform
4 29 (12.55%) Puppet
5 12 (5.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 10 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.73%) Mesos
8 3 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.30%) Grafana
9 2 (0.87%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.87%) Rancher
10 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.43%) Kibana
10 1 (0.43%) Salt
10 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.66%) Oracle
3 18 (7.79%) IBM
4 11 (4.76%) Google
5 10 (4.33%) VMware
6 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.16%) Blue Prism
7 5 (2.16%) Xceptor
8 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.87%) Remedy
8 2 (0.87%) Splunk
8 2 (0.87%) Tableau
9 1 (0.43%) Cognos
9 1 (0.43%) F5
9 1 (0.43%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.43%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Teradata