Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 +13 +70
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 170 112 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.28% 5.82% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.40% 6.23% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 142 83 77
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -2.30%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,935 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,649 £57,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% +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 1,634 1,798 2,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.24% 93.40% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,467 1,779
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,825 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +8 114 £50,000 +17.65% 40
West Wales +19 49 £49,039 -1.92% 4
North Wales +13 4 £34,000 -10.53% 3
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 84 (49.41%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (44.71%) Linux
3 72 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (39.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (28.82%) Python
6 44 (25.88%) Ansible
7 39 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (21.76%) Jenkins
9 34 (20.00%) Docker
10 33 (19.41%) Software Engineering
11 31 (18.24%) Red Hat
12 30 (17.65%) Kubernetes
13 29 (17.06%) Configuration Management
14 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
14 27 (15.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (14.71%) C#
15 25 (14.71%) Java
16 24 (14.12%) .NET
16 24 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (13.53%) Deployment Automation
17 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
18 22 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
19 21 (12.35%) Degree
20 20 (11.76%) Finance
21 19 (11.18%) Scrum
21 19 (11.18%) SQL
21 19 (11.18%) Web Services
21 19 (11.18%) CentOS
21 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
21 19 (11.18%) Puppet

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 10 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.12%) Confluence
2 7 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.94%) JBoss
3 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.35%) nginx
5 3 (1.76%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.76%) IIS
5 3 (1.76%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) Drupal
7 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 84 (49.41%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (39.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (4.71%) GitHub
7 7 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (4.12%) SaaS
7 7 (4.12%) Serverless
8 6 (3.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (3.53%) IaaS
9 5 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.35%) Office 365
11 3 (1.76%) Datadog
11 3 (1.76%) Stackdriver
12 2 (1.18%) PaaS
13 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.59%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.59%) NuGet
13 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) DNS
2 6 (3.53%) Firewall
3 4 (2.35%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.35%) FTP
4 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.18%) Broadband
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
6 1 (0.59%) Intranet
6 1 (0.59%) Network Security
6 1 (0.59%) SMS
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.12%) MySQL
4 6 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.35%) Redis
7 3 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.76%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.76%) SQLite
7 3 (1.76%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 37 (21.76%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.41%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.65%) JIRA
5 11 (6.47%) Maven
5 11 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (5.29%) TeamCity
7 9 (5.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (4.71%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.53%) GitLab
9 6 (3.53%) Selenium
9 6 (3.53%) Spinnaker
10 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.76%) CF BOSH
11 3 (1.76%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.76%) webpack
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Advertising
3 5 (2.94%) Law
4 3 (1.76%) Electronics
4 3 (1.76%) Games
4 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.76%) Marketing
4 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (24.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (17.06%) Cloud Engineer
3 25 (14.71%) Technical Leader
4 24 (14.12%) Developer
5 23 (13.53%) Architect
6 18 (10.59%) Lead Architect
7 17 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 16 (9.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (7.06%) Administrator
10 12 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (6.47%) .NET Developer
11 11 (6.47%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) Junior
11 11 (6.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (4.71%) C# Developer
13 8 (4.71%) DevOps Administrator
14 7 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.12%) .NET
2 19 (11.18%) Web Services
3 12 (7.06%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.47%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.29%) .NET Core
5 9 (5.29%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (5.29%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (5.29%) HTML
6 8 (4.71%) HTML5
7 7 (4.12%) CSS
7 7 (4.12%) Node.js
8 6 (3.53%) CSS3
8 6 (3.53%) jQuery
8 6 (3.53%) LAMP
8 6 (3.53%) REST
9 5 (2.94%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.94%) React
10 4 (2.35%) Django
10 4 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.53%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.35%) Fintech
3 4 (2.35%) User Experience
3 4 (2.35%) Wiki
4 3 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.18%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.18%) Social Media
6 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.59%) LPAR
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (44.71%) Linux
2 27 (15.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (11.18%) CentOS
4 18 (10.59%) Windows
5 10 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.29%) Unix
7 6 (3.53%) Fedora
8 5 (2.94%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.76%) DC/OS
9 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.59%) Android
11 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (19.41%) Software Engineering
4 29 (17.06%) Configuration Management
5 24 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (13.53%) Deployment Automation
7 22 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (11.18%) Scrum
9 18 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.00%) Data Security
10 17 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
11 15 (8.82%) SDLC
12 13 (7.65%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (7.65%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (7.65%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.65%) Migration
13 12 (7.06%) MVC
14 10 (5.88%) Microservices
14 10 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.82%) Python
2 25 (14.71%) C#
2 25 (14.71%) Java
3 19 (11.18%) SQL
4 15 (8.82%) Ruby
5 14 (8.24%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.65%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.47%) PHP
8 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.12%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.35%) Perl
10 4 (2.35%) R
11 3 (1.76%) C
11 3 (1.76%) Delphi
11 3 (1.76%) Go
11 3 (1.76%) Groovy
11 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.18%) C++
12 2 (1.18%) Scala
12 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.18%) CISSP
3 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.18%) MCP
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (20.00%) Docker
2 10 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.76%) HDFS
5 3 (1.76%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.59%) iptables
7 1 (0.59%) KVM
7 1 (0.59%) LXC
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (25.88%) Ansible
2 30 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 19 (11.18%) Puppet
4 14 (8.24%) Terraform
5 13 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (5.88%) Packer
7 6 (3.53%) Prometheus
7 6 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.76%) Kibana
9 1 (0.59%) Grafana
9 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.59%) Salt
9 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (18.24%) Red Hat
2 27 (15.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.41%) VMware
4 10 (5.88%) Google
5 7 (4.12%) SAP
6 6 (3.53%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.53%) Splunk
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle
8 3 (1.76%) Adobe
8 3 (1.76%) New Relic
8 3 (1.76%) Sybase
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.59%) Cisco
10 1 (0.59%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.59%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.59%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.59%) Marketo
10 1 (0.59%) RedGate
10 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow