Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 158 137 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 20.55% 7.27% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.97% 8.04% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 169 142 178
Median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,456 £68,175 £71,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £64,963 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.79% +3.94% +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 688 1,704 1,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.47% 90.40% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 606 1,459 1,449
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,408 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +16 134 £47,000 -4.08% 27
West Wales +19 19 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Mid Wales - 2 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 81 (51.27%) Azure
2 77 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (41.14%) SQL
4 56 (35.44%) Kubernetes
5 39 (24.68%) Scrum
6 38 (24.05%) Docker
7 37 (23.42%) GCP
7 37 (23.42%) C#
7 37 (23.42%) AWS
8 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
9 29 (18.35%) .NET
9 29 (18.35%) Google
10 28 (17.72%) Java
11 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
11 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
12 25 (15.82%) Service Management
13 24 (15.19%) Spring
14 23 (14.56%) CSS
14 23 (14.56%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (14.56%) Terraform
15 22 (13.92%) Apache Spark
15 22 (13.92%) Linux
15 22 (13.92%) Apache
15 22 (13.92%) Jenkins
16 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
16 21 (13.29%) Python
16 21 (13.29%) ITSM
16 21 (13.29%) MVC
17 19 (12.03%) OpenShift
17 19 (12.03%) API 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 23 (14.56%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (13.92%) Apache
2 22 (13.92%) Apache Spark
3 13 (8.23%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.96%) Confluence
5 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.90%) SAS
7 2 (1.27%) CMS
7 2 (1.27%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 81 (51.27%) Azure
2 37 (23.42%) AWS
2 37 (23.42%) GCP
3 19 (12.03%) OpenShift
4 17 (10.76%) GitHub
4 17 (10.76%) Stackdriver
5 4 (2.53%) PaaS
5 4 (2.53%) Slack
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.27%) DHCP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) FTP
2 2 (1.27%) SSH
2 2 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.39%) Big Data
2 18 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.43%) Biml
7 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2017
9 3 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.90%) MySQL
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2019
10 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.92%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.76%) Gradle
3 17 (10.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (8.23%) Selenium
5 12 (7.59%) JIRA
6 11 (6.96%) SpecFlow
7 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.80%) Spinnaker
10 3 (1.90%) Grunt
10 3 (1.90%) gulp
10 3 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.90%) webpack
11 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.63%) Hudson
12 1 (0.63%) MbUnit
12 1 (0.63%) MSTest
General
1 18 (11.39%) Public Sector
2 13 (8.23%) Advertising
3 11 (6.96%) Finance
4 10 (6.33%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (54.43%) Developer
2 30 (18.99%) Senior Developer
3 21 (13.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (12.66%) .NET Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.86%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.33%) Digital Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.70%) Analyst
8 9 (5.70%) Azure Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Digital Transformation
10 7 (4.43%) Data Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.80%) Senior SQL Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) .NET
2 24 (15.19%) Spring
3 23 (14.56%) CSS
4 21 (13.29%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.76%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (10.76%) Spring Integration
6 16 (10.13%) HTML
7 15 (9.49%) jQuery
8 14 (8.86%) React
8 14 (8.86%) Web Services
9 13 (8.23%) ASP.NET
10 12 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (6.33%) SOAP
11 10 (6.33%) Spring Boot
11 10 (6.33%) Vue.js
12 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.06%) REST
13 8 (5.06%) WCF
14 6 (3.80%) Entity Framework
14 6 (3.80%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) User Experience
2 6 (3.80%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.16%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) iSeries
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.92%) Linux
2 9 (5.70%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.16%) CentOS
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.53%) Android
5 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) OS/400
7 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.68%) Scrum
3 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
4 25 (15.82%) Service Management
5 21 (13.29%) ITSM
5 21 (13.29%) MVC
6 19 (12.03%) API Integration
7 18 (11.39%) Artificial Intelligence
8 16 (10.13%) Microservices
8 16 (10.13%) Process Improvement
9 14 (8.86%) ETL
9 14 (8.86%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (8.86%) Software Engineering
10 13 (8.23%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.59%) BDD
12 11 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.70%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.70%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (5.70%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 65 (41.14%) SQL
2 37 (23.42%) C#
3 28 (17.72%) Java
4 21 (13.29%) Python
5 17 (10.76%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.70%) Scala
8 7 (4.43%) C++
8 7 (4.43%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.80%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.53%) C
10 4 (2.53%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.90%) Perl
11 3 (1.90%) R
11 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) SC Cleared
1 18 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) Degree
3 6 (3.80%) AWS Certification
4 5 (3.16%) RHCE
5 3 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.27%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (24.05%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.16%) vSphere
2 5 (3.16%) XenApp
2 5 (3.16%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (35.44%) Kubernetes
2 23 (14.56%) Terraform
3 18 (11.39%) Grafana
4 10 (6.33%) Ansible
5 8 (5.06%) Puppet
6 5 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.27%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) Google
2 17 (10.76%) ServiceNow
2 17 (10.76%) Splunk
3 13 (8.23%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.59%) Tableau
5 10 (6.33%) IBM
6 6 (3.80%) VMware
7 5 (3.16%) F5
8 3 (1.90%) RedGate
9 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.63%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle
10 1 (0.63%) Samsung
10 1 (0.63%) Spotify
10 1 (0.63%) Zend