Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 49 61
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 +38
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 607 339 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.37% 4.90% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.27% 5.24% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 577 290 245
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,125 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.06%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,386 6,470 7,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.01% 93.56% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,496 5,438 6,070
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in West Yorkshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps in West Yorkshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in West Yorkshire

DevOps
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Leeds +28 500 £51,000 -0.97% 64
Bradford +53 42 £44,000 +3.53% 6
Wakefield +13 25 £47,500 -24.60% 1
Halifax +24 19 £47,500 -
Huddersfield - 2 £52,500 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 £55,000 -
DevOps
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 361 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
3 198 (32.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 195 (32.13%) Python
5 170 (28.01%) Puppet
6 167 (27.51%) Linux
7 157 (25.86%) Jenkins
8 148 (24.38%) SQL
8 148 (24.38%) Finance
9 141 (23.23%) Ansible
10 140 (23.06%) Opscode Chef
11 139 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
12 138 (22.73%) C#
13 135 (22.24%) Microsoft
14 130 (21.42%) Java
14 130 (21.42%) Docker
15 129 (21.25%) Bash Shell
16 122 (20.10%) Software Engineering
17 118 (19.44%) .NET
18 114 (18.78%) Git (software)
19 107 (17.63%) Configuration Management
20 101 (16.64%) Scrum
21 100 (16.47%) JavaScript
22 90 (14.83%) Ruby
23 89 (14.66%) Greenfield Project
24 82 (13.51%) Test Automation
25 81 (13.34%) PowerShell
26 79 (13.01%) Unix
27 76 (12.52%) TDD
28 71 (11.70%) PaaS

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 27 (4.45%) OpenStack
2 26 (4.28%) CloudStack
3 21 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.14%) nginx
5 13 (2.14%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.98%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.65%) IIS
7 10 (1.65%) JBoss
8 9 (1.48%) Confluence
9 8 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.99%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.49%) Apache
12 3 (0.49%) Drupal
12 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) HipChat
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) assyst
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 235 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (32.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (11.70%) PaaS
4 70 (11.53%) IaaS
5 56 (9.23%) SaaS
6 25 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (3.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.98%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (1.48%) Serverless
12 7 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (1.15%) npm
13 6 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.99%) GitHub
13 6 (0.99%) Office 365
14 5 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.62%) Firewall
2 19 (3.13%) DNS
3 12 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.48%) SAN
5 8 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (1.15%) DHCP
7 6 (0.99%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.99%) LAN
7 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.99%) WAN
8 5 (0.82%) FTP
8 5 (0.82%) HTTP
8 5 (0.82%) ICMP
8 5 (0.82%) Network Security
8 5 (0.82%) SMTP
8 5 (0.82%) SNMP
9 4 (0.66%) NAS
10 3 (0.49%) AMQP
10 3 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.95%) MySQL
4 23 (3.79%) Redis
5 20 (3.29%) Riak
6 19 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.97%) Big Data
8 17 (2.80%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.14%) Power BI
10 12 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.48%) QlikView
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.99%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 157 (25.86%) Jenkins
2 114 (18.78%) Git (software)
3 47 (7.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 42 (6.92%) TeamCity
5 41 (6.75%) Subversion
6 38 (6.26%) JIRA
7 25 (4.12%) Bitbucket
7 25 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (3.95%) Maven
8 24 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (3.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (3.13%) Mercurial
11 18 (2.97%) SonarQube
12 17 (2.80%) GitLab
12 17 (2.80%) Selenium
13 16 (2.64%) PHPUnit
14 15 (2.47%) SpecFlow
15 14 (2.31%) Vagrant
16 12 (1.98%) Visual Studio
17 8 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 148 (24.38%) Finance
2 42 (6.92%) Retail
3 21 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.32%) Marketing
6 7 (1.15%) Local Government
6 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.99%) Games
7 6 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.82%) Back Office
8 5 (0.82%) Publishing
9 4 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (29.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 143 (23.56%) Developer
3 65 (10.71%) Platform Engineer
4 49 (8.07%) C# Developer
5 46 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 42 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (6.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 41 (6.75%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
9 38 (6.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 32 (5.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 31 (5.11%) .NET Developer
11 31 (5.11%) Java Engineer
12 29 (4.78%) Architect
12 29 (4.78%) AWS Developer
12 29 (4.78%) Senior Developer
13 28 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
14 27 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
15 26 (4.28%) Azure Engineer
16 25 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (19.44%) .NET
2 56 (9.23%) Web Services
3 49 (8.07%) ASP.NET
4 43 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (7.08%) Spring
5 40 (6.59%) Spring Boot
6 38 (6.26%) Node.js
7 34 (5.60%) HTML
8 33 (5.44%) CSS
8 33 (5.44%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (4.61%) AngularJS
10 26 (4.28%) .NET Core
11 19 (3.13%) Kafka
12 18 (2.97%) Spring Security
13 17 (2.80%) jQuery
14 14 (2.31%) LAMP
15 12 (1.98%) REST
15 12 (1.98%) WCF
16 11 (1.81%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 89 (14.66%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.47%) User Experience
6 13 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 6 (0.99%) EFT
9 5 (0.82%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.82%) Replication
10 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.66%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.49%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.49%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.49%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 167 (27.51%) Linux
2 79 (13.01%) Unix
3 67 (11.04%) Windows
4 26 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.62%) Android
6 20 (3.29%) CentOS
7 18 (2.97%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.15%) Debian
9 7 (1.15%) VMS
10 6 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.66%) AIX
11 4 (0.66%) HPUX
11 4 (0.66%) Solaris
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
3 122 (20.10%) Software Engineering
4 107 (17.63%) Configuration Management
5 101 (16.64%) Scrum
6 82 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 76 (12.52%) TDD
8 68 (11.20%) MVC
9 64 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 63 (10.38%) Deployment Automation
11 51 (8.40%) Open Source
12 49 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (7.91%) BDD
14 45 (7.41%) Microservices
15 42 (6.92%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (5.93%) Pair Programming
19 34 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
20 32 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 195 (32.13%) Python
2 148 (24.38%) SQL
3 138 (22.73%) C#
4 130 (21.42%) Java
5 129 (21.25%) Bash Shell
6 100 (16.47%) JavaScript
7 90 (14.83%) Ruby
8 81 (13.34%) PowerShell
9 67 (11.04%) PHP
10 45 (7.41%) Java 8
11 43 (7.08%) C++
12 40 (6.59%) Shell Script
13 38 (6.26%) Perl
14 26 (4.28%) Java 9
15 22 (3.62%) Kotlin
16 21 (3.46%) Scala
17 14 (2.31%) Apple Swift
17 14 (2.31%) Objective-C
17 14 (2.31%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (3.79%) Degree
2 17 (2.80%) CISSP
3 6 (0.99%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.33%) CISM
4 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.33%) MBA
4 2 (0.33%) MCSA
4 2 (0.33%) MCSE
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.33%) VCP6
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.16%) CISA
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.62%) QA
2 17 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.32%) SLA
4 5 (0.82%) GDPR
5 4 (0.66%) GCP
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (21.42%) Docker
2 35 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.28%) vSphere
4 18 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (2.64%) Xen
5 16 (2.64%) XenServer
6 15 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (2.31%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.99%) HDFS
9 5 (0.82%) Firmware
9 5 (0.82%) XenApp
10 3 (0.49%) pfSense
10 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 170 (28.01%) Puppet
2 141 (23.23%) Ansible
3 140 (23.06%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (11.04%) Terraform
5 62 (10.21%) Kubernetes
6 42 (6.92%) Cobbler
7 27 (4.45%) Tivoli
8 26 (4.28%) ZABBIX
9 20 (3.29%) Cacti
9 20 (3.29%) Munin
10 17 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (2.31%) Rancher
12 10 (1.65%) Mesos
13 9 (1.48%) Packer
13 9 (1.48%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.82%) Salt
14 5 (0.82%) SCCM
15 3 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 135 (22.24%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.88%) Oracle
3 48 (7.91%) VMware
4 43 (7.08%) Xamarin
5 39 (6.43%) Google
6 25 (4.12%) EnterpriseDB
7 23 (3.79%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.64%) SaltStack
9 13 (2.14%) Citrix
10 12 (1.98%) Splunk
11 11 (1.81%) Dell
11 11 (1.81%) New Relic
11 11 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.48%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.48%) Tableau
13 8 (1.32%) Brocade
13 8 (1.32%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.32%) Twitter
14 7 (1.15%) Cognos
14 7 (1.15%) Informatica