Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 51 60
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9 +85
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 190 91 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.41% 4.75% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.55% 5.13% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 164 85 83
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,900 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,382 £61,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £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 1,801 1,774 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.20% 92.64% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,539 1,991
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +17 153 £50,000 +5.26% 29
West Wales +35 35 £49,039 +8.37% 5
North Wales - 2 £46,000 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 83 (43.68%) Linux
2 78 (41.05%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (28.95%) Docker
6 53 (27.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (26.84%) Python
8 50 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 45 (23.68%) Ansible
10 38 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 37 (19.47%) Git (software)
12 34 (17.89%) Web Services
13 33 (17.37%) Opscode Chef
14 29 (15.26%) SQL
15 28 (14.74%) Windows
16 27 (14.21%) Red Hat
17 25 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (13.16%) Configuration Management
17 25 (13.16%) C#
18 24 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (12.63%) Kubernetes
18 24 (12.63%) Puppet
19 23 (12.11%) Scrum
20 22 (11.58%) Firewall
20 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
20 22 (11.58%) .NET
21 21 (11.05%) Java
21 21 (11.05%) VMware
21 21 (11.05%) Bash Shell
22 20 (10.53%) Unit Testing

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 (6.84%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (6.84%) nginx
2 10 (5.26%) JBoss
3 7 (3.68%) Confluence
3 7 (3.68%) WordPress
4 5 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.58%) IIS
6 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Jetty
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 78 (41.05%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (27.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.37%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (6.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (4.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (4.21%) GitHub
6 8 (4.21%) Office 365
6 8 (4.21%) PaaS
6 8 (4.21%) Stackdriver
7 5 (2.63%) IaaS
8 3 (1.58%) SaaS
8 3 (1.58%) Slack
8 3 (1.58%) Trello
9 2 (1.05%) npm
10 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) Firewall
2 12 (6.32%) Wireshark
3 11 (5.79%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.74%) DNS
4 9 (4.74%) LAN
4 9 (4.74%) WAN
5 6 (3.16%) SMS
6 5 (2.63%) Network Security
7 3 (1.58%) RTP
7 3 (1.58%) VoIP
8 2 (1.05%) DHCP
8 2 (1.05%) Extranet
8 2 (1.05%) Intranet
8 2 (1.05%) SSL
8 2 (1.05%) VPN
9 1 (0.53%) Broadband
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.79%) MySQL
4 9 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.58%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.05%) Power BI
6 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 37 (19.47%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.42%) Maven
3 16 (8.42%) TeamCity
4 12 (6.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (5.79%) Bitbucket
6 10 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (5.26%) JIRA
7 8 (4.21%) CF BOSH
7 8 (4.21%) Subversion
8 7 (3.68%) Spinnaker
8 7 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.63%) Gradle
9 5 (2.63%) webpack
10 4 (2.11%) Ant
10 4 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.11%) GitLab
10 4 (2.11%) Selenium
11 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (7.89%) Finance
2 5 (2.63%) Advertising
3 4 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (14.21%) Cloud Engineer
3 24 (12.63%) Developer
4 19 (10.00%) Architect
5 18 (9.47%) Quality Engineer
6 14 (7.37%) Lead DevOps
6 14 (7.37%) Technical Architect
6 14 (7.37%) Technical Leader
7 13 (6.84%) Lead Architect
7 13 (6.84%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Administrator
8 11 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (4.21%) AWS Architect
10 8 (4.21%) DevOps Administrator
10 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.68%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.16%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.89%) Web Services
2 22 (11.58%) .NET
3 18 (9.47%) Node.js
4 16 (8.42%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.42%) REST
5 7 (3.68%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (3.68%) LAMP
5 7 (3.68%) RESTful
5 7 (3.68%) Spring
6 6 (3.16%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.16%) Django
6 6 (3.16%) JSON
6 6 (3.16%) SOAP
7 5 (2.63%) jQuery
7 5 (2.63%) React
7 5 (2.63%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.11%) CSS
8 4 (2.11%) CSS3
8 4 (2.11%) HTML5
8 4 (2.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.42%) User Experience
3 14 (7.37%) e-Learning
4 12 (6.32%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.21%) Clustering
6 7 (3.68%) Fintech
7 6 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.05%) Replication
12 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.53%) PMI
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.68%) Linux
2 28 (14.74%) Windows
3 24 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (8.42%) CentOS
5 13 (6.84%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.26%) Unix
7 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
8 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.11%) Android
10 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.58%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 25 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 25 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 23 (12.11%) Scrum
6 20 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.47%) Deployment Automation
7 18 (9.47%) MVC
8 17 (8.95%) Case Management
9 15 (7.89%) SDLC
10 14 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.37%) TDD
11 13 (6.84%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.32%) Server Management
12 12 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.79%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (5.79%) Test Automation
14 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (5.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.84%) Python
2 29 (15.26%) SQL
3 25 (13.16%) C#
4 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.05%) Bash Shell
5 21 (11.05%) Java
6 18 (9.47%) Ruby
7 15 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.37%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.32%) CoffeeScript
10 11 (5.79%) Groovy
11 8 (4.21%) PHP
12 6 (3.16%) C
13 5 (2.63%) Perl
14 4 (2.11%) Go
15 3 (1.58%) R
15 3 (1.58%) Scala
16 2 (1.05%) C++
16 2 (1.05%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.53%) CITP
2 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) PMO
2 3 (1.58%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (28.95%) Docker
2 19 (10.00%) Varnish
3 16 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.58%) KVM
6 3 (1.58%) vSphere
6 3 (1.58%) Xen
7 1 (0.53%) HDFS
7 1 (0.53%) iptables
7 1 (0.53%) LXC
7 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (23.68%) Ansible
2 33 (17.37%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (12.63%) Kubernetes
3 24 (12.63%) Puppet
4 15 (7.89%) Terraform
5 8 (4.21%) Packer
5 8 (4.21%) ZABBIX
6 7 (3.68%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.63%) Salt
8 4 (2.11%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.05%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.53%) Graphite
10 1 (0.53%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.53%) Kibana
10 1 (0.53%) Nagios
10 1 (0.53%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (14.21%) Red Hat
2 21 (11.05%) VMware
3 15 (7.89%) Google
3 15 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.21%) Splunk
5 7 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.11%) Oracle
7 3 (1.58%) Brocade
7 3 (1.58%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) Perforce
9 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix
9 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.53%) New Relic
9 1 (0.53%) SAP