Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 22 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 +15
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 137 175 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.16% 8.94% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 9.88% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 125 156 89
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.28% +1.18%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,930
90th Percentile £68,250 £68,760 £62,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

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 1,730 1,772 1,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.43% 90.50% 93.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,438 1,654
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -8 129 £50,000 - 43
West Wales -5 6 £50,000 +1.96% 2
Mid Wales - 2 - -
DevOps
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 81 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (45.26%) Azure
3 43 (31.39%) .NET
4 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
5 35 (25.55%) Linux
6 34 (24.82%) Scrum
7 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
8 32 (23.36%) AWS
8 32 (23.36%) SDLC
8 32 (23.36%) Java
9 30 (21.90%) C#
9 30 (21.90%) Ansible
10 27 (19.71%) Python
11 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
11 26 (18.98%) Docker
11 26 (18.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (17.52%) AngularJS
13 22 (16.06%) GCP
13 22 (16.06%) Kubernetes
13 22 (16.06%) SQL
13 22 (16.06%) Visual Studio Team System
14 21 (15.33%) Windows
14 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
15 20 (14.60%) .NET Framework
16 19 (13.87%) Finance
16 19 (13.87%) Puppet
16 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.14%) CSS
17 18 (13.14%) HTML
18 17 (12.41%) SQL Server

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 (10.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.30%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.84%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.11%) IIS
5 4 (2.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.92%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.19%) CMS
7 2 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (1.46%) Jetty
7 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.73%) Apache
8 1 (0.73%) Confluence
8 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (45.26%) Azure
2 32 (23.36%) AWS
3 22 (16.06%) GCP
4 7 (5.11%) Serverless
5 6 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.19%) GitHub
6 3 (2.19%) IaaS
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.46%) SaaS
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) DNS
2 5 (3.65%) HTTP
3 4 (2.92%) DHCP
4 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.46%) Firewall
5 2 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (1.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.73%) LAN
6 1 (0.73%) SSH
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
6 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (4.38%) MySQL
3 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.38%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.46%) Big Data
7 2 (1.46%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.46%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.46%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (10.95%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.03%) Selenium
6 9 (6.57%) JIRA
7 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.11%) Maven
9 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.19%) JUnit
11 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.46%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.46%) Grunt
11 2 (1.46%) gulp
11 2 (1.46%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.46%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.46%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.46%) Subversion
11 2 (1.46%) webpack
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Advertising
2 4 (2.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Games
3 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.73%) Law
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
4 1 (0.73%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (35.77%) Developer
2 21 (15.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (11.68%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.30%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.84%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.11%) .NET Programmer
8 7 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.11%) C# Programmer
8 7 (5.11%) Programmer
8 7 (5.11%) Web Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.65%) .NET Team Leader
10 5 (3.65%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Scrum Master
10 5 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.39%) .NET
2 24 (17.52%) AngularJS
3 20 (14.60%) .NET Framework
4 18 (13.14%) CSS
4 18 (13.14%) HTML
5 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.22%) Web Services
6 11 (8.03%) .NET Core
7 9 (6.57%) Middleware
8 8 (5.84%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (5.11%) Entity Framework
9 7 (5.11%) jQuery
9 7 (5.11%) WCF
10 6 (4.38%) XML
11 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.65%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (3.65%) React
11 5 (3.65%) SOAP
12 4 (2.92%) Sass
12 4 (2.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.65%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.92%) iSeries
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.46%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.55%) Linux
2 21 (15.33%) Windows
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.92%) Android
4 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.92%) CentOS
4 4 (2.92%) OS/400
4 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.92%) Unix
5 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.46%) Fedora
6 2 (1.46%) VMS
7 1 (0.73%) AIX
7 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.82%) Scrum
3 32 (23.36%) SDLC
4 26 (18.98%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.41%) Microservices
7 16 (11.68%) Migration
7 16 (11.68%) TDD
8 15 (10.95%) ITIL
8 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
9 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.49%) Fintech
10 13 (9.49%) MVC
11 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.03%) BDD
13 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.30%) Open Source
13 10 (7.30%) SOA
14 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
14 9 (6.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) Java
2 30 (21.90%) C#
3 27 (19.71%) Python
4 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
5 22 (16.06%) SQL
6 13 (9.49%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.03%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.84%) VB
9 7 (5.11%) Go
9 7 (5.11%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.92%) PHP
11 3 (2.19%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.46%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.46%) Perl
12 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.73%) C
13 1 (0.73%) Erlang
13 1 (0.73%) Haskell
13 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) ISEB
3 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.19%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.19%) CISSP
5 3 (2.19%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.19%) LPIC
5 3 (2.19%) MCSA
5 3 (2.19%) MCSE
6 2 (1.46%) CEH
6 2 (1.46%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.46%) ISSEP
6 2 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.46%) MCP
6 2 (1.46%) OSCP
7 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.73%) MBA
7 1 (0.73%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) QA
2 6 (4.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 2 (1.46%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (18.98%) Docker
2 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (21.90%) Ansible
2 22 (16.06%) Kubernetes
3 19 (13.87%) Puppet
4 13 (9.49%) Terraform
5 10 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (2.19%) Istio
7 3 (2.19%) Mesos
7 3 (2.19%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.46%) Grafana
8 2 (1.46%) Kibana
8 2 (1.46%) Salt
8 2 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.49%) Google
3 12 (8.76%) Oracle
4 10 (7.30%) VMware
5 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.65%) IBM
7 4 (2.92%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.19%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.19%) SAP
9 2 (1.46%) Cognos
9 2 (1.46%) F5
9 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.46%) Tableau
9 2 (1.46%) Teradata
9 2 (1.46%) Zend
10 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix