Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 58 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8 +78
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 140 93 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.44% 4.47% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 4.94% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 110 82 72
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,575 £33,875
90th Percentile £67,626 £63,750 £74,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 1,746 1,883 2,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 92.77% 90.44% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,568 1,933
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,989 £56,250 £54,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 +24 127 £45,000 -10.00% 21
West Wales +12 8 £49,269 +14.58% 3
North Wales - 4 £48,750 -
Mid Wales - 1 £38,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.57%) Linux
3 45 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (25.71%) Scrum
5 35 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 34 (24.29%) Ansible
6 34 (24.29%) Python
7 33 (23.57%) Software Engineering
8 31 (22.14%) Java
9 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 29 (20.71%) Test Automation
10 29 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (17.86%) C#
11 25 (17.86%) SQL
11 25 (17.86%) Docker
11 25 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (17.14%) Puppet
12 24 (17.14%) TCP/IP
13 23 (16.43%) Bash Shell
14 22 (15.71%) Configuration Management
14 22 (15.71%) .NET
14 22 (15.71%) TDD
15 21 (15.00%) Red Hat
16 20 (14.29%) DNS
16 20 (14.29%) Web Services
17 19 (13.57%) CentOS
17 19 (13.57%) Terraform
18 18 (12.86%) Finance
19 17 (12.14%) Load Balancing
19 17 (12.14%) SDLC

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 13 (9.29%) WordPress
2 10 (7.14%) CMS
3 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.57%) IIS
3 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.86%) JBoss
4 4 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.14%) Apache
5 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 45 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.14%) Route 53
6 3 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.71%) npm
8 1 (0.71%) PaaS
8 1 (0.71%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 20 (14.29%) DNS
3 14 (10.00%) LAN
3 14 (10.00%) WAN
4 10 (7.14%) Firewall
5 5 (3.57%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.86%) DHCP
7 3 (2.14%) RTP
7 3 (2.14%) SMS
7 3 (2.14%) VoIP
7 3 (2.14%) VPN
8 2 (1.43%) Internet
8 2 (1.43%) Wireless
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.71%) Extranet
9 1 (0.71%) HTTP
9 1 (0.71%) Intranet
9 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.71%) Network Security
9 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) MySQL
2 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.14%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (2.14%) GIS
5 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.43%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.71%) Redis
7 1 (0.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.29%) Subversion
4 10 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 10 (7.14%) Maven
5 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.29%) Ant
6 6 (4.29%) JMeter
6 6 (4.29%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.57%) Selenium
7 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.14%) NUnit
9 3 (2.14%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.14%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.43%) Gradle
10 2 (1.43%) MSTest
10 2 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Games
4 4 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Law
6 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.86%) Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (7.86%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.86%) Quality Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Architect
7 7 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) DevOps Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.57%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
9 5 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.71%) .NET
2 20 (14.29%) Web Services
3 14 (10.00%) LAMP
4 12 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.57%) RESTful
5 9 (6.43%) REST
6 8 (5.71%) Spring
6 8 (5.71%) WCF
7 7 (5.00%) SOAP
8 6 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.29%) CSS
9 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.57%) HTML
9 5 (3.57%) Ionic Framework
9 5 (3.57%) J2EE
9 5 (3.57%) XML
10 4 (2.86%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.86%) jQuery
10 4 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Clustering
2 9 (6.43%) Fintech
3 6 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.29%) User Experience
4 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.14%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) PMI
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.57%) Linux
2 19 (13.57%) CentOS
3 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (9.29%) Windows
4 10 (7.14%) Unix
5 7 (5.00%) Android
5 7 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.14%) Solaris
8 3 (2.14%) SUSE
9 2 (1.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.71%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.71%) Fedora
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.71%) Scrum
3 33 (23.57%) Software Engineering
4 29 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (20.71%) Test Automation
5 22 (15.71%) Configuration Management
5 22 (15.71%) TDD
6 17 (12.14%) BDD
6 17 (12.14%) Load Balancing
6 17 (12.14%) Mentoring
6 17 (12.14%) SDLC
7 15 (10.71%) High Availability
8 13 (9.29%) Content Management
8 13 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (9.29%) MVC
9 10 (7.14%) Case Management
9 10 (7.14%) Microservices
10 8 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) Python
2 31 (22.14%) Java
3 25 (17.86%) C#
3 25 (17.86%) SQL
4 23 (16.43%) Bash Shell
5 16 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.71%) PHP
7 10 (7.14%) Ruby
8 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.00%) Groovy
10 5 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (2.86%) C
11 4 (2.86%) Go
12 3 (2.14%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.43%) Java 8
13 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.71%) C-shell
14 1 (0.71%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.43%) CITP
2 2 (1.43%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
1 4 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) Docker
2 13 (9.29%) Varnish
3 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.86%) KVM
5 3 (2.14%) Xen
6 2 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.71%) HDFS
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.71%) XenApp
7 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (24.29%) Ansible
2 25 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (17.14%) Puppet
4 19 (13.57%) Terraform
5 13 (9.29%) ZABBIX
6 9 (6.43%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.57%) Rundeck
7 5 (3.57%) Salt
8 4 (2.86%) Kibana
8 4 (2.86%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.14%) Grafana
9 3 (2.14%) Marathon
9 3 (2.14%) Mesos
9 3 (2.14%) Packer
10 2 (1.43%) PTC Integrity
11 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.71%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) VMware
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.86%) Apple
6 3 (2.14%) Brocade
7 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.43%) Google
7 2 (1.43%) IBM
7 2 (1.43%) PTC
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.71%) Remedy