Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 66 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 +71 -15
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 116 98 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.58% 3.71% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 4.16% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 101 78 10
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.82% +8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,500 £53,925
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1868 2356 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.94% 89.07% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 2008 1970
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +33 102 £42,500 - 2
West Wales -13 14 £50,000 -4.76%
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (51.72%) Linux
3 50 (43.10%) Python
4 41 (35.34%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (31.90%) SQL
6 35 (30.17%) Java
7 29 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 28 (24.14%) Scrum
9 26 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (21.55%) Puppet
11 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (19.83%) VMware
13 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
13 22 (18.97%) C#
13 22 (18.97%) SDLC
14 21 (18.10%) Windows
15 20 (17.24%) .NET
15 20 (17.24%) Ansible
16 19 (16.38%) CSS
16 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
16 19 (16.38%) Configuration Management
16 19 (16.38%) PaaS
16 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
17 18 (15.52%) Ruby
17 18 (15.52%) SaaS
17 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
17 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
17 18 (15.52%) Docker

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 15 (12.93%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.62%) CMS
2 10 (8.62%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (8.62%) Umbraco
2 10 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.31%) IIS
4 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.45%) Apache
6 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.59%) JBoss
6 3 (2.59%) MTS
6 3 (2.59%) nginx
7 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (35.34%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.38%) PaaS
4 18 (15.52%) SaaS
5 8 (6.90%) IaaS
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.31%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (4.31%) Route 53
6 5 (4.31%) Serverless
7 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.72%) Office 365
9 1 (0.86%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) DNS
2 16 (13.79%) HTTP
3 12 (10.34%) DHCP
4 5 (4.31%) Firewall
5 4 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.45%) VoIP
6 3 (2.59%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.59%) Network Security
7 2 (1.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.86%) SMS
8 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.93%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.90%) MySQL
5 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.66%) Maven
3 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.76%) Ant
6 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.45%) Subversion
9 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.72%) Selenium
9 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.86%) GitLab
10 1 (0.86%) JIRA
10 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.86%) Xcode
General
1 14 (12.07%) Games
2 11 (9.48%) Advertising
3 9 (7.76%) Finance
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 36 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (22.41%) Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.62%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 10 (8.62%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Systems Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (6.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) .NET
2 19 (16.38%) CSS
3 15 (12.93%) CSS3
3 15 (12.93%) Django
3 15 (12.93%) Node.js
3 15 (12.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (12.93%) Web Services
4 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
5 11 (9.48%) Middleware
6 10 (8.62%) REST
6 10 (8.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (6.90%) RESTful
8 7 (6.03%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (6.03%) SOAP
8 7 (6.03%) WCF
9 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.17%) React
10 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.31%) jQuery
10 5 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (8.62%) iSeries
3 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.90%) Fintech
5 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.31%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.31%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) Clustering
7 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.72%) Blog
7 2 (1.72%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.72%) Linux
2 21 (18.10%) Windows
3 16 (13.79%) Ubuntu
4 13 (11.21%) Unix
4 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.34%) CentOS
6 10 (8.62%) OS/400
6 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.90%) Debian
8 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.31%) Android
9 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.72%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.72%) VMS
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.14%) Scrum
3 26 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (18.97%) SDLC
5 19 (16.38%) Configuration Management
5 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.79%) Open Source
8 15 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.48%) BDD
9 11 (9.48%) Coaching
9 11 (9.48%) TDD
10 10 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (8.62%) MVC
11 9 (7.76%) OO
12 7 (6.03%) Release Management
13 6 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (5.17%) Migration
13 6 (5.17%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) Python
2 37 (31.90%) SQL
3 35 (30.17%) Java
4 29 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 22 (18.97%) C#
5 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.52%) Ruby
7 17 (14.66%) Go
8 15 (12.93%) R
8 15 (12.93%) Scala
9 14 (12.07%) PHP
10 13 (11.21%) Perl
11 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (5.17%) C++
12 6 (5.17%) Groovy
13 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.45%) C
15 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) VCP5
1 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) HND
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.86%) CEH
5 1 (0.86%) CITP
5 1 (0.86%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 6 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Docker
2 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) Puppet
2 24 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (17.24%) Ansible
4 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.86%) Nagios
5 1 (0.86%) Nessus
5 1 (0.86%) Nmap
5 1 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) VMware
3 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
4 11 (9.48%) Splunk
5 10 (8.62%) IBM
6 5 (4.31%) Google
6 5 (4.31%) SaltStack
6 5 (4.31%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.45%) Cisco
8 3 (2.59%) Citrix
9 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.86%) F5
9 1 (0.86%) Facebook
9 1 (0.86%) Juniper
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle
9 1 (0.86%) Perforce
9 1 (0.86%) Qualys
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) Vyatta