Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 46 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 +68
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 205 109 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.18% 5.29% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 5.68% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 176 93 78
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,970 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,649 £57,500 £66,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 1,776 1,918 2,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.23% 93.02% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 1,628 2,012
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +12 142 £54,000 +20.00% 22
West Wales +38 59 £49,039 -1.92% 5
North Wales - 2 £42,000 - 4
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 94 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (43.90%) Linux
3 88 (42.93%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (33.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 61 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (26.83%) Docker
7 50 (24.39%) Ansible
7 50 (24.39%) Software Engineering
7 50 (24.39%) Python
8 42 (20.49%) Jenkins
9 37 (18.05%) Git (software)
10 31 (15.12%) Web Services
10 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
11 30 (14.63%) Windows
11 30 (14.63%) C#
11 30 (14.63%) Kubernetes
12 29 (14.15%) Deployment Automation
12 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
13 28 (13.66%) .NET
13 28 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (13.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (13.17%) Red Hat
14 27 (13.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (11.71%) Configuration Management
16 24 (11.71%) Scrum
16 24 (11.71%) SQL
17 23 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (11.22%) Ruby
17 23 (11.22%) Cloud Computing

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 18 (8.78%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.32%) nginx
3 11 (5.37%) Confluence
4 10 (4.88%) JBoss
5 6 (2.93%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.44%) IIS
6 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.46%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.46%) SAS
8 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.98%) Apache
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
10 1 (0.49%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 88 (42.93%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (33.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (11.22%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (6.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (4.39%) GitHub
5 9 (4.39%) PaaS
6 8 (3.90%) Office 365
6 8 (3.90%) Stackdriver
7 7 (3.41%) IaaS
7 7 (3.41%) SaaS
8 4 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.46%) Serverless
9 3 (1.46%) Slack
9 3 (1.46%) Trello
10 2 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.98%) Datadog
10 2 (0.98%) npm
11 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.80%) Firewall
2 8 (3.90%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.93%) Network Security
4 4 (1.95%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) Intranet
5 3 (1.46%) SMS
5 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.98%) Broadband
6 2 (0.98%) DHCP
6 2 (0.98%) Extranet
6 2 (0.98%) SSL
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.49%) LAN
7 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.29%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.44%) MySQL
4 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.46%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.46%) Sqoop
7 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) Power BI
7 2 (0.98%) Redis
7 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (20.49%) Jenkins
2 37 (18.05%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 16 (7.80%) JIRA
4 16 (7.80%) Maven
5 14 (6.83%) Bitbucket
6 13 (6.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (4.88%) Spinnaker
8 9 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.90%) CF BOSH
9 8 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.93%) GitLab
11 5 (2.44%) Selenium
11 5 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (2.44%) webpack
12 4 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.95%) Gradle
13 3 (1.46%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (8.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.90%) Advertising
3 3 (1.46%) Electronics
3 3 (1.46%) Games
3 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.46%) Marketing
3 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (22.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (17.56%) Cloud Engineer
3 31 (15.12%) Architect
4 28 (13.66%) Developer
5 27 (13.17%) Technical Leader
6 24 (11.71%) Technical Architect
7 22 (10.73%) Lead Architect
8 15 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.34%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.85%) Administrator
10 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.37%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.39%) Lead DevOps
12 9 (4.39%) Quality Engineer
13 8 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
13 8 (3.90%) DevOps Administrator
13 8 (3.90%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.93%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) Web Services
2 28 (13.66%) .NET
3 21 (10.24%) Node.js
4 20 (9.76%) ASP.NET
5 13 (6.34%) REST
6 12 (5.85%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (3.41%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.93%) Django
8 6 (2.93%) HTML
8 6 (2.93%) HTML5
8 6 (2.93%) JSON
9 5 (2.44%) CSS
9 5 (2.44%) CSS3
9 5 (2.44%) jQuery
9 5 (2.44%) React
9 5 (2.44%) Spring
10 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.95%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.95%) YAML
11 3 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.78%) User Experience
2 15 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.83%) e-Learning
4 12 (5.85%) Cloud Native
5 9 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.98%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.98%) Fintech
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (43.90%) Linux
2 30 (14.63%) Windows
3 27 (13.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.34%) CentOS
5 11 (5.37%) Ubuntu
6 10 (4.88%) Unix
7 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.41%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.44%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.46%) Android
11 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.98%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.98%) Fedora
13 1 (0.49%) AIX
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (24.39%) Software Engineering
4 29 (14.15%) Deployment Automation
5 27 (13.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (11.71%) Configuration Management
7 24 (11.71%) Scrum
8 23 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (9.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 20 (9.76%) Data Security
9 20 (9.76%) MVC
9 20 (9.76%) Strategic Thinking
9 20 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 16 (7.80%) SDLC
12 14 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (5.85%) Open Source
13 12 (5.85%) Server Management
13 12 (5.85%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.39%) Python
2 30 (14.63%) C#
3 24 (11.71%) SQL
4 23 (11.22%) Ruby
5 22 (10.73%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.24%) Java
7 17 (8.29%) Bash Shell
8 16 (7.80%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.85%) CoffeeScript
10 9 (4.39%) Groovy
11 7 (3.41%) C
11 7 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.44%) Perl
12 5 (2.44%) R
13 4 (1.95%) Go
14 3 (1.46%) PHP
14 3 (1.46%) Scala
14 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.98%) ES6
15 2 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.78%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.98%) CISSP
3 2 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.98%) MCP
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.32%) QA
2 8 (3.90%) SLA
3 4 (1.95%) PMO
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (26.83%) Docker
2 12 (5.85%) Varnish
2 12 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.46%) HDFS
6 3 (1.46%) vSphere
7 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.49%) iptables
8 1 (0.49%) LXC
Systems Management
1 50 (24.39%) Ansible
2 30 (14.63%) Kubernetes
3 28 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (10.24%) Puppet
5 17 (8.29%) Terraform
6 13 (6.34%) Packer
7 10 (4.88%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.95%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.46%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.46%) Kibana
10 2 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.49%) Grafana
11 1 (0.49%) Graphite
11 1 (0.49%) Nagios
11 1 (0.49%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.49%) Salt
11 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.17%) Red Hat
3 20 (9.76%) VMware
4 16 (7.80%) Google
5 10 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.88%) Splunk
6 7 (3.41%) SAP
7 6 (2.93%) Oracle
8 3 (1.46%) New Relic
8 3 (1.46%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.98%) IBM
9 2 (0.98%) Perforce
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe
10 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco
10 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.49%) Marketo
10 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.49%) Sybase