Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 33 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 130 138 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.70% 7.46% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.41% 7.95% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 116 109 76
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -7.37% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 1,545 1,736 1,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.47% 93.89% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 1,414 1,550
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 16 June 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 16 June 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 -7 105 £47,500 +5.56% 10
West Wales +29 20 £42,500 -1.16%
Mid Wales +34 2 - -
North Wales -2 2 £30,750 -35.26% 1
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (40.00%) Linux
4 44 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (27.69%) .NET
6 30 (23.08%) Python
6 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 30 (23.08%) Scrum
7 29 (22.31%) Jenkins
7 29 (22.31%) Ansible
8 28 (21.54%) SDLC
8 28 (21.54%) C#
9 27 (20.77%) Windows
9 27 (20.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (20.00%) Java
11 24 (18.46%) Migration
12 23 (17.69%) Finance
13 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
13 22 (16.92%) Kubernetes
14 21 (16.15%) Docker
14 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
15 20 (15.38%) Puppet
15 20 (15.38%) .NET Framework
15 20 (15.38%) Visual Studio
15 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
15 20 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 18 (13.85%) SQL
16 18 (13.85%) Red Hat
16 18 (13.85%) CentOS

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.38%) IIS
4 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.54%) JBoss
6 2 (1.54%) Jetty
6 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.77%) nginx
7 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 60 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (13.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (10.77%) Serverless
5 12 (9.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (6.92%) IaaS
8 8 (6.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 8 (6.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (3.08%) GitHub
10 3 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.54%) Datadog
11 2 (1.54%) SaaS
12 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.77%) NuGet
12 1 (0.77%) Office 365
12 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) DNS
2 4 (3.08%) DHCP
2 4 (3.08%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.08%) Firewall
2 4 (3.08%) FTP
3 3 (2.31%) HTTP
3 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.77%) LAN
5 1 (0.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.62%) MySQL
4 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.54%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.54%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.54%) Redis
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) SQLite
9 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (22.31%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 18 (13.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.38%) JIRA
7 7 (5.38%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.85%) Selenium
9 4 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.31%) Maven
10 3 (2.31%) NUnit
10 3 (2.31%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.31%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.54%) MbUnit
11 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.54%) MSTest
11 2 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Advertising
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Law
4 2 (1.54%) Games
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Retail Finance
5 1 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (31.54%) Developer
2 26 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.62%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.23%) Junior
5 10 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.92%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.38%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (5.38%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.62%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
10 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.69%) .NET
2 20 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 20 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
4 14 (10.77%) .NET Core
4 14 (10.77%) HTML
5 13 (10.00%) CSS
6 9 (6.92%) Entity Framework
7 7 (5.38%) Web Services
8 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.62%) jQuery
8 6 (4.62%) LAMP
9 5 (3.85%) HTML5
9 5 (3.85%) React
9 5 (3.85%) WCF
10 4 (3.08%) CSS3
10 4 (3.08%) Middleware
10 4 (3.08%) React Native
11 3 (2.31%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.31%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 5 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.08%) User Experience
2 4 (3.08%) Wiki
3 3 (2.31%) iSeries
3 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.54%) Social Media
5 1 (0.77%) Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Linux
2 27 (20.77%) Windows
3 18 (13.85%) CentOS
4 13 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.15%) Fedora
5 8 (6.15%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.38%) Unix
7 5 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.31%) OS/400
8 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.54%) AIX
9 2 (1.54%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.54%) Debian
10 1 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.77%) Solaris
10 1 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.08%) Scrum
3 28 (21.54%) SDLC
4 27 (20.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (18.46%) Migration
6 20 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.54%) TDD
9 14 (10.77%) MVC
9 14 (10.77%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.23%) ITIL
10 12 (9.23%) Microservices
11 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.69%) BDD
13 9 (6.92%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.92%) Storage Management
14 8 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (6.15%) SOLID
14 8 (6.15%) Test Automation
14 8 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) Python
2 28 (21.54%) C#
3 26 (20.00%) Java
4 22 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.85%) SQL
6 11 (8.46%) PHP
6 11 (8.46%) Ruby
7 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.92%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.08%) VB
10 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.54%) Delphi
11 2 (1.54%) Go
11 2 (1.54%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) C
12 1 (0.77%) ES6
12 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.08%) ISEB
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.31%) IBM Certification
3 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.54%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.54%) CITP
4 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.54%) LPIC
4 2 (1.54%) MCP
4 2 (1.54%) MCSA
4 2 (1.54%) MCSE
4 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) CISSP
5 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.15%) Docker
2 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.54%) KVM
4 2 (1.54%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (22.31%) Ansible
2 22 (16.92%) Kubernetes
3 20 (15.38%) Puppet
4 18 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (10.00%) Terraform
6 8 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.31%) Packer
7 3 (2.31%) Salt
7 3 (2.31%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.54%) Grafana
8 2 (1.54%) Kibana
9 1 (0.77%) Istio
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.85%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.23%) VMware
4 6 (4.62%) Google
5 4 (3.08%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.31%) IBM
6 3 (2.31%) SAP
7 2 (1.54%) Adobe
7 2 (1.54%) New Relic
7 2 (1.54%) Splunk
7 2 (1.54%) Sybase
7 2 (1.54%) Zend
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.77%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.77%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.77%) RedGate
8 1 (0.77%) SaltStack