Period
to 3 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 15 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 811 992 555
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.13% 12.12% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.23% 13.06% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 1,824 963
Median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +21.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.60% +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 with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,325 7,593 7,752
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.80% 92.78% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,507 6,462 6,720
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

DevOps
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

DevOps trend for jobs with a WFH option

DevOps
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing DevOps.

DevOps salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

DevOps
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing DevOps over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

DevOps salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, DevOps job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for DevOps.

1 357 (44.02%) Azure
2 350 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (37.85%) AWS
4 260 (32.06%) Docker
5 235 (28.98%) Kubernetes
6 214 (26.39%) JavaScript
7 212 (26.14%) .NET
8 211 (26.02%) Python
9 208 (25.65%) C#
10 191 (23.55%) Terraform
11 180 (22.19%) Java
12 174 (21.45%) Linux
13 161 (19.85%) Software Engineering
14 152 (18.74%) SQL
15 140 (17.26%) Microsoft
16 137 (16.89%) Microservices
17 135 (16.65%) Ansible
18 122 (15.04%) AngularJS
19 112 (13.81%) TDD
20 110 (13.56%) SQL Server
21 106 (13.07%) Finance
22 103 (12.70%) Test Automation
23 99 (12.21%) .NET Core
24 98 (12.08%) Jenkins
25 97 (11.96%) HTML
26 95 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
27 94 (11.59%) Node.js
27 94 (11.59%) React
28 93 (11.47%) Fintech
28 93 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (4.07%) IIS
2 20 (2.47%) Confluence
2 20 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.11%) CMS
4 9 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.62%) Apache
5 5 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.62%) nginx
5 5 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.49%) Jadu
6 4 (0.49%) Luigi
6 4 (0.49%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.49%) WordPress
7 3 (0.37%) Gluu
7 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 28 (3.45%) R3 Corda
2 14 (1.73%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (1.48%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.62%) Magento
5 5 (0.62%) Northgate Housing
6 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 357 (44.02%) Azure
2 307 (37.85%) AWS
3 88 (10.85%) SaaS
4 73 (9.00%) Serverless
5 53 (6.54%) GCP
6 40 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (4.44%) PaaS
8 32 (3.95%) IaaS
9 31 (3.82%) Power Platform
10 29 (3.58%) GitHub
11 28 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (3.33%) Office 365
13 21 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
14 18 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (2.10%) Amazon S3
16 14 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (1.73%) Slack
17 13 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (1.60%) Azure Functions
18 11 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.70%) Internet
2 19 (2.34%) DNS
3 18 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.60%) Firewall
5 12 (1.48%) Network Security
6 9 (1.11%) VPN
7 8 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
7 8 (0.99%) VoIP
8 7 (0.86%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.74%) RTP
10 5 (0.62%) HTTP
10 5 (0.62%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.62%) Skype
10 5 (0.62%) SSL
11 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.37%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.37%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.37%) WAN
12 2 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.00%) NoSQL
3 60 (7.40%) MySQL
4 38 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 35 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.58%) Blockchain
8 26 (3.21%) Big Data
9 25 (3.08%) Power BI
10 24 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
12 18 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 98 (12.08%) Jenkins
2 91 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.43%) JIRA
3 44 (5.43%) Selenium
4 37 (4.56%) Cucumber
5 31 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 29 (3.58%) TeamCity
7 26 (3.21%) GitLab
8 19 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.97%) NUnit
9 16 (1.97%) SpecFlow
10 15 (1.85%) Maven
11 12 (1.48%) JUnit
11 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.11%) Travis CI
14 8 (0.99%) Postman
14 8 (0.99%) SonarQube
14 8 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 106 (13.07%) Finance
2 47 (5.80%) Retail
3 37 (4.56%) Banking
4 26 (3.21%) Law
4 26 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.84%) Marketing
6 20 (2.47%) Public Sector
7 15 (1.85%) Legal
8 13 (1.60%) Games
9 10 (1.23%) Local Government
10 9 (1.11%) Electronics
10 9 (1.11%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.11%) Police
11 7 (0.86%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Back Office
14 2 (0.25%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 298 (36.74%) Developer
2 212 (26.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (7.27%) .NET Developer
4 48 (5.92%) Java Developer
5 47 (5.80%) Software Engineer
6 46 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 37 (4.56%) Architect
7 37 (4.56%) C# Developer
8 33 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
8 33 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (4.07%) Senior DevOps
9 32 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 30 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 29 (3.58%) AWS DevOps
11 29 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
12 28 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
13 27 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 25 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (3.08%) Node.js Developer
15 23 (2.84%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (26.14%) .NET
2 122 (15.04%) AngularJS
3 99 (12.21%) .NET Core
4 97 (11.96%) HTML
5 94 (11.59%) Node.js
5 94 (11.59%) React
6 87 (10.73%) CSS
7 68 (8.38%) ASP.NET
8 50 (6.17%) .NET Framework
8 50 (6.17%) Web Services
9 47 (5.80%) REST
10 33 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (3.70%) Spring
11 30 (3.70%) Spring Boot
12 28 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (3.45%) HTML5
13 24 (2.96%) JSON
14 23 (2.84%) Entity Framework
14 23 (2.84%) Vue.js
15 21 (2.59%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.30%) User Experience
3 39 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.96%) Cloud Native
7 21 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.73%) Internet of Things
12 12 (1.48%) Tandem
13 9 (1.11%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.99%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
16 6 (0.74%) Clustering
16 6 (0.74%) CMDB
16 6 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
17 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (21.45%) Linux
2 67 (8.26%) Windows
3 34 (4.19%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.22%) Unix
5 17 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.73%) Android
8 13 (1.60%) CentOS
9 7 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.49%) Debian
11 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (19.85%) Software Engineering
3 137 (16.89%) Microservices
4 112 (13.81%) TDD
5 103 (12.70%) Test Automation
6 95 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
7 93 (11.47%) Fintech
7 93 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code
8 86 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (10.48%) Scrum
10 64 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 62 (7.64%) Configuration Management
11 62 (7.64%) MVC
12 56 (6.91%) BDD
12 56 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 54 (6.66%) Open Source
14 53 (6.54%) SDLC
15 42 (5.18%) Artificial Intelligence
16 40 (4.93%) Web Development
17 36 (4.44%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 214 (26.39%) JavaScript
2 211 (26.02%) Python
3 208 (25.65%) C#
4 180 (22.19%) Java
5 152 (18.74%) SQL
6 84 (10.36%) Bash Shell
7 79 (9.74%) PowerShell
8 54 (6.66%) Kotlin
9 49 (6.04%) Go
10 45 (5.55%) TypeScript
11 40 (4.93%) Ruby
12 38 (4.69%) PHP
13 29 (3.58%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.47%) Groovy
15 18 (2.22%) ES6
15 18 (2.22%) Scala
16 14 (1.73%) Perl
17 12 (1.48%) C++
18 11 (1.36%) Java 8
19 9 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (5.67%) Degree
2 23 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.36%) AWS Certification
5 8 (0.99%) DBS Check
5 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.86%) CISSP
7 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.37%) MBCS
9 2 (0.25%) CCIE
9 2 (0.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (0.25%) CCNP
9 2 (0.25%) CISA
9 2 (0.25%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) CCDP
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.80%) QA
2 23 (2.84%) NIST
3 14 (1.73%) GDPR
4 12 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.62%) NIST 800
5 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.25%) GLBA
6 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 260 (32.06%) Docker
2 26 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.99%) Kamailio
6 7 (0.86%) vSphere
7 3 (0.37%) iptables
8 2 (0.25%) NFS
8 2 (0.25%) Samba
8 2 (0.25%) Squid
8 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 235 (28.98%) Kubernetes
2 191 (23.55%) Terraform
3 135 (16.65%) Ansible
4 58 (7.15%) Puppet
5 47 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.84%) Packer
7 15 (1.85%) Prometheus
7 15 (1.85%) SCCM
7 15 (1.85%) SCVMM
8 13 (1.60%) Grafana
9 11 (1.36%) Marathon
9 11 (1.36%) Mesos
10 8 (0.99%) Rancher
11 6 (0.74%) Kibana
11 6 (0.74%) Nagios
12 5 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.62%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.37%) Munin
Vendors
1 140 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.95%) Oracle
3 21 (2.59%) Google
3 21 (2.59%) VMware
4 20 (2.47%) Cisco
5 16 (1.97%) Red Hat
5 16 (1.97%) Splunk
6 14 (1.73%) AppDynamics
7 12 (1.48%) Dynatrace
7 12 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.48%) SAP
8 11 (1.36%) CrowdStrike
9 10 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.74%) Adobe
10 6 (0.74%) IBM
10 6 (0.74%) Spotify
11 5 (0.62%) CA
11 5 (0.62%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.62%) Northgate
12 4 (0.49%) CA Agile Central