Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 55 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 43 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.05% 4.16% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 4.76% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 16
Watford median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 712 820 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 83.67% 87.42% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 537 723 804
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,520 £29,825
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £51,075 £47,000
% change year-on-year -2.10% +8.67% +1.08%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Watford

DevOps
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in Watford.

Salary trend for DevOps in Watford

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Watford over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Watford region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 30 (69.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 24 (55.81%) Python
4 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (37.21%) RESTful
5 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.88%) Web Services
7 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
7 14 (32.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure as Code
8 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Automation
8 13 (30.23%) Go
8 13 (30.23%) Rust
8 13 (30.23%) Scrum
8 13 (30.23%) Scala
8 13 (30.23%) C++
9 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (27.91%) React
9 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
10 9 (20.93%) .NET
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle
11 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (16.28%) Neural Network
11 7 (16.28%) IaaS
11 7 (16.28%) PaaS
11 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (16.28%) Kafka
11 7 (16.28%) Fintech
12 6 (13.95%) Gatling
12 6 (13.95%) Java 8

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (2.33%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP ERP
2 4 (9.30%) SAP GRC
2 4 (9.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (69.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.28%) IaaS
3 7 (16.28%) PaaS
4 6 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (13.95%) GitHub
4 6 (13.95%) SaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Apigee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Gatling
1 6 (13.95%) JUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.95%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) SAP Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Junior
9 2 (4.65%) Junior Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Python Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) RESTful
2 15 (34.88%) Web Services
3 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
3 12 (27.91%) React
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
5 7 (16.28%) Kafka
5 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (13.95%) Spring
6 6 (13.95%) Spring Boot
7 5 (11.63%) WebSockets
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.65%) Node.js
10 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Fintech
2 6 (13.95%) Blog
3 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure as Code
3 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Automation
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) Neural Network
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Kanban
5 6 (13.95%) OOP
5 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Business Development
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) Python
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) Go
4 13 (30.23%) Rust
4 13 (30.23%) Scala
5 6 (13.95%) Java 8
6 4 (9.30%) C
7 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) Master's Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore