Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 40 61
Rank change year-on-year +24 +21 +14
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 486 384 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.16% 5.77% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 6.22% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 466 335 266
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,250 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 4,384 6,177 6,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.68% 92.83% 92.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,661 5,259 5,832
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%

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 January 2019.

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 January 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
Leeds +13 353 £52,500 -0.15% 69
Bradford +52 62 £44,000 -7.37% 12
Halifax +3 22 £47,500 -36.67% 8
Wakefield +9 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Huddersfield -3 4 £48,750 -25.00% 2
Wetherby - 1 £55,000 -
Hebden Bridge - 1 £35,000 -
Pontefract - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
DevOps
Yorkshire

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

1 342 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (33.95%) Amazon AWS
3 156 (32.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 147 (30.25%) Python
5 139 (28.60%) Jenkins
6 131 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (26.34%) SQL
8 127 (26.13%) Finance
9 123 (25.31%) Java
10 120 (24.69%) Docker
11 118 (24.28%) Puppet
12 115 (23.66%) Ansible
13 113 (23.25%) Software Engineering
14 112 (23.05%) Linux
15 107 (22.02%) Bash Shell
16 106 (21.81%) C#
17 104 (21.40%) Git (software)
18 97 (19.96%) Microsoft
19 91 (18.72%) Configuration Management
20 90 (18.52%) Scrum
21 89 (18.31%) JavaScript
22 85 (17.49%) .NET
22 85 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
23 80 (16.46%) Test Automation
24 78 (16.05%) TDD
25 77 (15.84%) Kubernetes
26 68 (13.99%) Mentoring
27 64 (13.17%) Terraform
27 64 (13.17%) Open Source
28 63 (12.96%) PowerShell

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 19 (3.91%) Confluence
2 16 (3.29%) Apache Spark
2 16 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.67%) nginx
5 8 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.44%) CloudStack
6 7 (1.44%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.03%) Apache
8 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.82%) IIS
10 3 (0.62%) JBoss
10 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.41%) Mule
11 2 (0.41%) WordPress
12 1 (0.21%) CICS
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 165 (33.95%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (32.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (11.32%) PaaS
4 53 (10.91%) IaaS
5 40 (8.23%) SaaS
6 29 (5.97%) GitHub
7 26 (5.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (2.88%) Slack
10 13 (2.67%) OpenShift
11 7 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.41%) G Suite
13 2 (0.41%) Office 365
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.21%) Fastly
14 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.50%) DNS
2 15 (3.09%) SAN
3 13 (2.67%) Firewall
4 9 (1.85%) DHCP
5 8 (1.65%) Asterisk PBX
5 8 (1.65%) VoIP
6 7 (1.44%) VLAN
6 7 (1.44%) VPN
7 6 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (1.23%) Internet
8 4 (0.82%) 3G
8 4 (0.82%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.62%) LAN
9 3 (0.62%) SSL
9 3 (0.62%) WAN
10 2 (0.41%) ATM
10 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.91%) NoSQL
2 45 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 30 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 27 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (4.94%) MySQL
6 19 (3.91%) Big Data
6 19 (3.91%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.50%) Redis
8 16 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.09%) Riak
10 13 (2.67%) HBase
11 12 (2.47%) Spark SQL
11 12 (2.47%) Sqoop
12 8 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.03%) QlikView
14 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 139 (28.60%) Jenkins
2 104 (21.40%) Git (software)
3 36 (7.41%) JIRA
4 30 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (5.56%) Selenium
6 24 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (4.73%) Subversion
7 23 (4.73%) TeamCity
8 21 (4.32%) GitLab
9 18 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (3.29%) Maven
10 16 (3.29%) Mercurial
11 15 (3.09%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (2.26%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.85%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.65%) Redmine
15 8 (1.65%) Trac
15 8 (1.65%) Xcode
General
1 127 (26.13%) Finance
2 20 (4.12%) Retail
3 9 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.44%) Local Government
4 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.44%) Marketing
5 6 (1.23%) Banking
5 6 (1.23%) Publishing
6 4 (0.82%) Electronics
6 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.41%) Back Office
7 2 (0.41%) Games
7 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 105 (21.60%) Developer
3 52 (10.70%) Platform Engineer
4 51 (10.49%) Software Engineer
5 44 (9.05%) AWS Engineer
6 43 (8.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 39 (8.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 38 (7.82%) C# Developer
9 34 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (6.79%) AWS DevOps
10 33 (6.79%) Senior Developer
11 32 (6.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 31 (6.38%) Architect
12 31 (6.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 27 (5.56%) Java Engineer
13 27 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 26 (5.35%) .NET Developer
15 24 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (4.53%) Python Engineer
16 22 (4.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.49%) .NET
2 43 (8.85%) Web Services
3 41 (8.44%) ASP.NET
3 41 (8.44%) HTML
4 40 (8.23%) CSS
5 37 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (7.61%) Spring
6 30 (6.17%) RabbitMQ
6 30 (6.17%) Spring Boot
7 29 (5.97%) AngularJS
8 28 (5.76%) Node.js
9 24 (4.94%) Kafka
10 23 (4.73%) REST
11 21 (4.32%) Middleware
12 18 (3.70%) .NET Core
13 17 (3.50%) React
13 17 (3.50%) WCF
14 15 (3.09%) .NET Framework
15 13 (2.67%) XML
16 12 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.76%) Greenfield Project
2 42 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.53%) User Experience
4 20 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.50%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.23%) EFT
12 4 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.62%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.62%) NHS
13 3 (0.62%) Replication
14 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.21%) PKI
15 1 (0.21%) Robotics
15 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (23.05%) Linux
2 61 (12.55%) Unix
3 48 (9.88%) Windows
4 29 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 16 (3.29%) CentOS
7 14 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.47%) Android
9 8 (1.65%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.65%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.62%) VMS
11 2 (0.41%) HPUX
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
3 113 (23.25%) Software Engineering
4 91 (18.72%) Configuration Management
5 90 (18.52%) Scrum
6 80 (16.46%) Test Automation
7 78 (16.05%) TDD
8 68 (13.99%) Mentoring
9 64 (13.17%) Open Source
10 53 (10.91%) BDD
10 53 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 53 (10.91%) MVC
11 49 (10.08%) Microservices
12 40 (8.23%) Analytics
13 38 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (7.61%) Deployment Automation
14 37 (7.61%) Pair Programming
15 35 (7.20%) Coaching
16 33 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 147 (30.25%) Python
2 128 (26.34%) SQL
3 123 (25.31%) Java
4 107 (22.02%) Bash Shell
5 106 (21.81%) C#
6 89 (18.31%) JavaScript
7 63 (12.96%) PowerShell
8 55 (11.32%) Ruby
9 51 (10.49%) PHP
10 40 (8.23%) Perl
11 36 (7.41%) Java 8
12 28 (5.76%) Shell Script
13 27 (5.56%) C++
13 27 (5.56%) Scala
14 20 (4.12%) T-SQL
15 17 (3.50%) Kotlin
16 15 (3.09%) Java 9
17 13 (2.67%) Apple Swift
18 7 (1.44%) VB.NET
19 6 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.09%) Degree
2 12 (2.47%) AWS Certification
3 9 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.23%) ISEB
5 5 (1.03%) CISSP
6 4 (0.82%) RHCE
6 4 (0.82%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCSA
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) VCP6
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.12%) QA
2 12 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.06%) PMO
4 9 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.44%) GDPR
6 6 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (24.69%) Docker
2 26 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.88%) HDFS
5 12 (2.47%) Apache Flume
6 9 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (1.65%) pfSense
7 8 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.44%) vSphere
9 5 (1.03%) Firmware
10 2 (0.41%) Xen
10 2 (0.41%) XenServer
11 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 118 (24.28%) Puppet
2 115 (23.66%) Ansible
3 85 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (15.84%) Kubernetes
5 64 (13.17%) Terraform
6 24 (4.94%) Docker Swarm
7 23 (4.73%) Cobbler
8 17 (3.50%) ZABBIX
9 16 (3.29%) Prometheus
9 16 (3.29%) Rancher
9 16 (3.29%) Tivoli
10 13 (2.67%) Mesos
11 12 (2.47%) Oozie
12 10 (2.06%) Rundeck
13 9 (1.85%) Cacti
13 9 (1.85%) Munin
13 9 (1.85%) Packer
14 7 (1.44%) Consul
15 6 (1.23%) CFEngine
16 4 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 97 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.26%) Oracle
3 35 (7.20%) VMware
4 33 (6.79%) Xamarin
5 29 (5.97%) Google
6 25 (5.14%) Splunk
7 22 (4.53%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.29%) EnterpriseDB
9 13 (2.67%) AppDynamics
9 13 (2.67%) Rackspace
10 12 (2.47%) Cloudera
10 12 (2.47%) Hortonworks
11 11 (2.26%) Veritas
12 7 (1.44%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.44%) Citrix
12 7 (1.44%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.23%) Brocade
13 6 (1.23%) Dell
14 5 (1.03%) Informatica
14 5 (1.03%) Salesforce.com