Period
to 14 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 22 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +21
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 179 200 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.22% 9.70% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 10.85% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 156 174 95
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,760 £57,800
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,742 1,844 1,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.70% 89.47% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,470 1,485 1,636
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,470 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,950 £56,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +5 163 £50,000 -4.76% 43
West Wales -7 15 £50,000 +1.96% 1
North Wales +3 1 - - 3
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.11%) Azure
3 44 (24.58%) .NET
4 43 (24.02%) C#
4 43 (24.02%) JavaScript
5 42 (23.46%) Java
5 42 (23.46%) SQL
6 40 (22.35%) Python
7 39 (21.79%) Linux
8 38 (21.23%) Ansible
9 37 (20.67%) AWS
9 37 (20.67%) Microsoft
10 34 (18.99%) Git (software)
10 34 (18.99%) Test Automation
11 32 (17.88%) Degree
12 31 (17.32%) HTML
12 31 (17.32%) CSS
13 30 (16.76%) Docker
14 29 (16.20%) Shell Script
15 28 (15.64%) Finance
16 27 (15.08%) Scrum
16 27 (15.08%) AngularJS
17 26 (14.53%) Software Engineering
18 25 (13.97%) Kubernetes
19 24 (13.41%) Mentoring
19 24 (13.41%) Puppet
19 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
20 23 (12.85%) GCP
20 23 (12.85%) SDLC
21 22 (12.29%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.94%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.91%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.35%) Confluence
5 6 (3.35%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.68%) Apache
6 3 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.12%) CMS
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) IIS
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (39.11%) Azure
2 37 (20.67%) AWS
3 23 (12.85%) GCP
4 8 (4.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.35%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.35%) Serverless
6 5 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.23%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.23%) GitHub
7 4 (2.23%) SaaS
8 3 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.68%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.12%) Firebase
9 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.56%) Heroku
10 1 (0.56%) PaaS
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) HTTP
2 8 (4.47%) DNS
3 7 (3.91%) DHCP
4 2 (1.12%) LAN
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) SSH
5 1 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.03%) MySQL
5 8 (4.47%) Big Data
5 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.94%) Selenium
3 16 (8.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (6.70%) JIRA
5 10 (5.59%) Grunt
5 10 (5.59%) gulp
5 10 (5.59%) webpack
6 7 (3.91%) Maven
7 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.79%) JUnit
8 5 (2.79%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 28 (15.64%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Advertising
3 3 (1.68%) Banking
3 3 (1.68%) Law
3 3 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.12%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.56%) Avionics
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (35.20%) Developer
2 32 (17.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (10.06%) Senior Developer
4 12 (6.70%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (6.70%) Java Developer
4 12 (6.70%) Software Developer
4 12 (6.70%) Web Engineer
5 11 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (5.59%) Middleware Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) WebSphere Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Senior Data Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Consultant
10 6 (3.35%) Administrator
10 6 (3.35%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.58%) .NET
2 31 (17.32%) CSS
2 31 (17.32%) HTML
3 27 (15.08%) AngularJS
4 21 (11.73%) Middleware
5 20 (11.17%) Web Services
6 16 (8.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET
7 14 (7.82%) jQuery
8 12 (6.70%) .NET Framework
8 12 (6.70%) React
8 12 (6.70%) Sass
9 11 (6.15%) Vue.js
10 9 (5.03%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (5.03%) REST
10 9 (5.03%) Spring
11 8 (4.47%) .NET Core
11 8 (4.47%) SOAP
12 7 (3.91%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.91%) iSeries
2 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.79%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.79%) Social Media
3 4 (2.23%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.12%) Robotics
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.79%) Linux
2 13 (7.26%) Windows
3 9 (5.03%) OS/400
4 4 (2.23%) Android
4 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.68%) Unix
6 2 (1.12%) CentOS
6 2 (1.12%) VMS
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) Debian
7 1 (0.56%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.99%) Test Automation
3 27 (15.08%) Scrum
4 26 (14.53%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.41%) Mentoring
6 23 (12.85%) SDLC
7 22 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.17%) Microservices
9 18 (10.06%) SOA
10 17 (9.50%) Analytics
10 17 (9.50%) Data Science
11 16 (8.94%) Project Delivery
12 15 (8.38%) Fintech
12 15 (8.38%) Infrastructure Automation
13 14 (7.82%) Front End Development
13 14 (7.82%) MVC
14 13 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.26%) ITIL
14 13 (7.26%) TDD
15 12 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.02%) C#
1 43 (24.02%) JavaScript
2 42 (23.46%) Java
2 42 (23.46%) SQL
3 40 (22.35%) Python
4 29 (16.20%) Shell Script
5 21 (11.73%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.03%) Go
8 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.91%) VB
10 6 (3.35%) C
11 5 (2.79%) PHP
12 4 (2.23%) Perl
13 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.12%) C++
14 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) VBA
14 2 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (17.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.35%) IBM Certification
2 6 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.23%) ISEB
5 3 (1.68%) CEH
5 3 (1.68%) CISSP
5 3 (1.68%) CSSLP
5 3 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.68%) ISSEP
5 3 (1.68%) OSCP
5 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.12%) RHCE
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) LPIC
7 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 2 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (16.76%) Docker
2 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (21.23%) Ansible
2 25 (13.97%) Kubernetes
3 24 (13.41%) Puppet
4 18 (10.06%) Terraform
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.23%) Mesos
8 3 (1.68%) Istio
9 2 (1.12%) Grafana
9 2 (1.12%) Kibana
10 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.56%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.73%) Oracle
3 14 (7.82%) Google
4 12 (6.70%) IBM
5 10 (5.59%) VMware
6 5 (2.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.68%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.68%) Tableau
7 3 (1.68%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.12%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.12%) Cognos
8 2 (1.12%) F5
8 2 (1.12%) Remedy
8 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) Teradata
8 2 (1.12%) Xceptor
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) SaltStack