Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 74 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 +2
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 25 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.67% 2.39% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.68% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 6
Watford median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% +29.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £52,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,001
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +33.33%

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 847 821 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.30% 89.34% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 687 684 794
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.70%

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 14 (56.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) Ansible
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (28.00%) Docker
5 7 (28.00%) Kubernetes
5 7 (28.00%) Terraform
6 6 (24.00%) Kafka
6 6 (24.00%) Confluence
6 6 (24.00%) Maven
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.00%) MySQL
7 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
7 5 (20.00%) yum
7 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
7 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) React
7 5 (20.00%) HipChat
7 5 (20.00%) Mesos

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 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) HipChat
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) PaaS
3 3 (12.00%) IaaS
4 2 (8.00%) SaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (12.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (16.00%) Checkstyle
3 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Python Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Kafka
2 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.00%) React
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) OAuth
3 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) SAML
3 3 (12.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) XSD
3 3 (12.00%) XSL
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (12.00%) Fintech
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Microservices
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Neural Network
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Java 8
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.00%) OCP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (28.00%) Terraform
3 5 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (20.00%) Mesos
3 5 (20.00%) Rancher
3 5 (20.00%) yum
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Sonatype
4 3 (12.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Prism
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) UiPath