Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 41 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 +31 +78
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 174 114 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.08% 5.38% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.93% 5.83% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 153 102 77
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £34,500
90th Percentile £68,760 £62,500 £76,250
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 1,752 1,955 2,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.44% 92.26% 88.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 1,693 1,978
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +16 144 £48,000 +1.05% 17
West Wales +33 28 £42,500 -1.16%
North Wales - 2 £48,750 -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 81 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.63%) Linux
3 53 (30.46%) Software Engineering
3 53 (30.46%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (25.29%) Git (software)
6 43 (24.71%) Docker
7 41 (23.56%) Python
8 37 (21.26%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (20.11%) Scrum
10 33 (18.97%) SQL
11 31 (17.82%) C#
12 30 (17.24%) Windows
12 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (16.67%) Ansible
14 28 (16.09%) Jenkins
15 27 (15.52%) .NET
15 27 (15.52%) Web Services
16 25 (14.37%) Java
17 24 (13.79%) Varnish
17 24 (13.79%) Puppet
18 22 (12.64%) Bash Shell
18 22 (12.64%) Test Automation
19 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
19 21 (12.07%) Configuration Management
19 21 (12.07%) Firewall
19 21 (12.07%) Ruby
20 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
20 20 (11.49%) User Experience
20 20 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery

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 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.90%) nginx
2 12 (6.90%) WordPress
3 7 (4.02%) CMS
4 6 (3.45%) JBoss
4 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.87%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.30%) Confluence
6 4 (2.30%) IIS
7 3 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.57%) Jetty
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.46%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (4.02%) PaaS
6 5 (2.87%) IaaS
6 5 (2.87%) Office 365
7 4 (2.30%) Stackdriver
8 2 (1.15%) GitHub
8 2 (1.15%) npm
8 2 (1.15%) Slack
8 2 (1.15%) Trello
9 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.07%) Firewall
2 16 (9.20%) DNS
2 16 (9.20%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.47%) LAN
3 13 (7.47%) WAN
4 9 (5.17%) Wireshark
5 6 (3.45%) Network Security
6 5 (2.87%) SMS
7 3 (1.72%) RTP
7 3 (1.72%) VoIP
7 3 (1.72%) VPN
8 2 (1.15%) DHCP
8 2 (1.15%) Extranet
8 2 (1.15%) Internet
8 2 (1.15%) Intranet
8 2 (1.15%) SSL
8 2 (1.15%) Wireless
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.57%) HTTP
9 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.57%) Power BI
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 44 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.09%) Jenkins
3 15 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 12 (6.90%) Subversion
5 10 (5.75%) Maven
6 8 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (4.02%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.45%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.87%) JIRA
9 5 (2.87%) JMeter
9 5 (2.87%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.30%) CF BOSH
10 4 (2.30%) Gradle
10 4 (2.30%) Spinnaker
10 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.72%) Ant
11 3 (1.72%) Selenium
12 2 (1.15%) JUnit
12 2 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 19 (10.92%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Advertising
2 5 (2.87%) Banking
3 4 (2.30%) Games
4 3 (1.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (20.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (17.82%) Developer
3 19 (10.92%) Quality Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) Lead DevOps
5 15 (8.62%) Architect
6 14 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.32%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (6.32%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.75%) Lead Architect
10 9 (5.17%) Technical Leader
11 8 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.02%) AWS Architect
12 7 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (4.02%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) Azure DevOps
13 6 (3.45%) DevOps Architect
13 6 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
13 6 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.52%) .NET
1 27 (15.52%) Web Services
2 16 (9.20%) Node.js
3 14 (8.05%) REST
4 13 (7.47%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.47%) LAMP
5 10 (5.75%) RESTful
6 8 (4.60%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.45%) SOAP
7 6 (3.45%) Spring
8 5 (2.87%) CSS
8 5 (2.87%) HTML
8 5 (2.87%) JSON
8 5 (2.87%) WCF
9 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (2.30%) YAML
10 3 (1.72%) HTML5
10 3 (1.72%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (1.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) User Experience
2 16 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.05%) Clustering
4 13 (7.47%) e-Learning
5 10 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.60%) Cloud Native
7 7 (4.02%) Fintech
8 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.15%) PKI
11 1 (0.57%) PMI
11 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.63%) Linux
2 30 (17.24%) Windows
3 16 (9.20%) CentOS
4 10 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.17%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.02%) Android
6 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.02%) Unix
6 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.87%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.72%) SUSE
10 2 (1.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.46%) Software Engineering
3 48 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (20.11%) Scrum
5 22 (12.64%) Test Automation
6 21 (12.07%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (10.92%) MVC
9 18 (10.34%) Case Management
9 18 (10.34%) TDD
9 18 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 17 (9.77%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.77%) SDLC
11 15 (8.62%) Load Balancing
12 14 (8.05%) High Availability
13 12 (6.90%) BDD
13 12 (6.90%) Content Management
13 12 (6.90%) Server Management
14 11 (6.32%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.56%) Python
2 33 (18.97%) SQL
3 31 (17.82%) C#
4 25 (14.37%) Java
5 22 (12.64%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.07%) Ruby
7 15 (8.62%) Shell Script
8 14 (8.05%) PowerShell
9 13 (7.47%) PHP
10 12 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
11 9 (5.17%) Groovy
12 6 (3.45%) Perl
13 4 (2.30%) C
13 4 (2.30%) Go
14 3 (1.72%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.15%) ES6
15 2 (1.15%) Java 8
15 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.15%) CITP
2 2 (1.15%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) PMO
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (24.71%) Docker
2 24 (13.79%) Varnish
3 11 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.60%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.72%) KVM
6 3 (1.72%) vSphere
6 3 (1.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.57%) HDFS
7 1 (0.57%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (21.26%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (16.67%) Ansible
3 24 (13.79%) Puppet
4 15 (8.62%) Terraform
5 13 (7.47%) Kubernetes
5 13 (7.47%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.45%) Packer
7 5 (2.87%) Salt
8 4 (2.30%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.30%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.15%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.15%) PTC Integrity
10 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.57%) Graphite
10 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.57%) Kibana
10 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (8.62%) Red Hat
1 15 (8.62%) VMware
2 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.60%) Google
3 8 (4.60%) Oracle
4 5 (2.87%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.30%) Splunk
6 3 (1.72%) Brocade
7 2 (1.15%) Apple
7 2 (1.15%) IBM
7 2 (1.15%) Perforce
7 2 (1.15%) PTC
7 2 (1.15%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.15%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix
8 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.57%) New Relic