Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 +22
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 185 124 152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 14.57% 7.01% 7.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.46% 7.70% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 178 118 136
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -6.25% +5.49%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £69,380
UK median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.60% +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 1,124 1,611 1,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.50% 91.02% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1,382 1,480
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +19 146 £47,500 - 19
West Wales +5 21 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North Wales +16 13 - - 1
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 102 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.11%) Azure
3 60 (32.43%) Kubernetes
4 50 (27.03%) Docker
5 49 (26.49%) AWS
6 48 (25.95%) Test Automation
7 47 (25.41%) Git (software)
8 38 (20.54%) Scrum
8 38 (20.54%) C#
9 37 (20.00%) SQL
10 36 (19.46%) .NET
11 35 (18.92%) Linux
12 30 (16.22%) AngularJS
13 28 (15.14%) Mentoring
14 27 (14.59%) GCP
14 27 (14.59%) CSS
15 26 (14.05%) SQL Server
15 26 (14.05%) WebSphere
15 26 (14.05%) Degree
16 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
17 24 (12.97%) Python
17 24 (12.97%) Web Services
17 24 (12.97%) Bash Shell
17 24 (12.97%) Ansible
18 23 (12.43%) React
18 23 (12.43%) Java
18 23 (12.43%) JavaScript
19 22 (11.89%) HTML
19 22 (11.89%) IBM
19 22 (11.89%) Finance

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 26 (14.05%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.27%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.95%) Confluence
4 8 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (4.32%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.62%) SAS
7 2 (1.08%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 89 (48.11%) Azure
2 49 (26.49%) AWS
3 27 (14.59%) GCP
4 14 (7.57%) OpenShift
4 14 (7.57%) PaaS
5 13 (7.03%) SaaS
6 11 (5.95%) IaaS
7 9 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.24%) Azure Functions
8 6 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.24%) Serverless
9 4 (2.16%) Firebase
9 4 (2.16%) Logic Apps
10 3 (1.62%) BrowserStack
10 3 (1.62%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.62%) Slack
11 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.08%) GitHub
11 2 (1.08%) Office 365
11 2 (1.08%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.95%) DNS
2 10 (5.41%) DHCP
3 7 (3.78%) Firewall
3 7 (3.78%) VPN
4 6 (3.24%) Network Security
5 5 (2.70%) FTP
5 5 (2.70%) SSH
5 5 (2.70%) SSL
6 3 (1.62%) Intranet
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.54%) VLAN
7 1 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.16%) MySQL
7 3 (1.62%) Big Data
7 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.62%) Power BI
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.08%) MS Access
9 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) DB2
9 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (25.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.35%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.03%) Grunt
3 13 (7.03%) gulp
3 13 (7.03%) webpack
4 11 (5.95%) JIRA
5 10 (5.41%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.32%) Selenium
7 6 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.16%) Spinnaker
10 3 (1.62%) GitLab
10 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.08%) Maven
11 2 (1.08%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.08%) Postman
11 2 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 22 (11.89%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Retail
3 11 (5.95%) Advertising
4 5 (2.70%) Games
5 2 (1.08%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (45.95%) Developer
2 33 (17.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 14 (7.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (7.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (7.57%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.03%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) HTML CSS Developer
5 13 (7.03%) HTML Developer
5 13 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 9 (4.86%) Azure Developer
9 7 (3.78%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) Middleware Engineer
9 7 (3.78%) WebSphere Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Administrator
10 6 (3.24%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.46%) .NET
2 30 (16.22%) AngularJS
3 27 (14.59%) CSS
4 24 (12.97%) Web Services
5 23 (12.43%) React
6 22 (11.89%) HTML
7 20 (10.81%) jQuery
7 20 (10.81%) Vue.js
8 19 (10.27%) SOAP
9 17 (9.19%) REST
10 16 (8.65%) Spring
11 15 (8.11%) Sass
12 14 (7.57%) IBM Integration Bus
12 14 (7.57%) Play Framework
13 13 (7.03%) Middleware
14 12 (6.49%) .NET Core
14 12 (6.49%) .NET Framework
14 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET
14 12 (6.49%) Java SE
15 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Cloud Native
2 14 (7.57%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.78%) User Experience
4 6 (3.24%) Clustering
5 5 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.70%) iSeries
6 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.62%) CMDB
7 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.92%) Linux
2 15 (8.11%) Windows
3 8 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.24%) OS/400
4 6 (3.24%) Unix
5 5 (2.70%) CentOS
5 5 (2.70%) SUSE
5 5 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.08%) Android
6 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.95%) Test Automation
3 38 (20.54%) Scrum
4 28 (15.14%) Mentoring
5 21 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure as Code
8 15 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.57%) Analytics
9 14 (7.57%) Front End Development
9 14 (7.57%) MVC
9 14 (7.57%) Project Delivery
9 14 (7.57%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.03%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (7.03%) Data Science
10 13 (7.03%) Risk Management
10 13 (7.03%) SDLC
10 13 (7.03%) TDD
11 12 (6.49%) Fintech
11 12 (6.49%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.54%) C#
2 37 (20.00%) SQL
3 24 (12.97%) Bash Shell
3 24 (12.97%) Python
4 23 (12.43%) Java
4 23 (12.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 15 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.57%) Scala
7 9 (4.86%) Perl
8 7 (3.78%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.24%) C++
9 6 (3.24%) PHP
10 4 (2.16%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.62%) C
11 3 (1.62%) R
12 2 (1.08%) VB
12 2 (1.08%) VBA
13 1 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (14.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.16%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.08%) ISEB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.54%) HND
5 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.54%) MBA
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
5 1 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.16%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (27.03%) Docker
2 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (32.43%) Kubernetes
2 24 (12.97%) Ansible
3 21 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (10.81%) Terraform
5 14 (7.57%) Puppet
6 7 (3.78%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (2.70%) Grafana
8 4 (2.16%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.08%) Kubeflow
10 2 (1.08%) Salt
11 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.54%) Kibana
11 1 (0.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.89%) IBM
3 14 (7.57%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.03%) Google
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle
6 3 (1.62%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.08%) Splunk
7 2 (1.08%) Tableau
7 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.08%) Xceptor
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.54%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.54%) Samsung
8 1 (0.54%) Spotify
8 1 (0.54%) Zend