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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 12,278 5,404 1,260
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 17.19% 17.13% 13.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.84% 18.17% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6,974 4,618 1,085
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -14.29%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 68,842 29,747 8,587
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.40% 94.29% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 40,792 24,406 7,311
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 23 May 2022.

DevOps salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, DevOps job roles required the following 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 6,571 (53.52%) Agile
2 5,782 (47.09%) Azure
3 5,263 (42.87%) AWS
4 4,687 (38.17%) CI/CD
5 4,198 (34.19%) Kubernetes
6 4,072 (33.17%) Docker
7 3,362 (27.38%) Python
8 3,287 (26.77%) JavaScript
9 3,075 (25.04%) Terraform
10 2,920 (23.78%) Software Engineering
11 2,788 (22.71%) C#
12 2,763 (22.50%) Finance
13 2,619 (21.33%) Social Skills
14 2,570 (20.93%) .NET
15 2,536 (20.65%) Scrum
16 2,442 (19.89%) SQL
17 2,437 (19.85%) React
18 2,424 (19.74%) Java
19 2,360 (19.22%) Git (software)
20 2,222 (18.10%) Microservices
21 2,153 (17.54%) Linux
22 2,144 (17.46%) Microsoft
23 1,949 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
24 1,796 (14.63%) Full Stack Development
25 1,792 (14.60%) Jenkins
26 1,783 (14.52%) Test Automation
27 1,735 (14.13%) GCP
28 1,681 (13.69%) Node.js
29 1,641 (13.37%) Ansible
30 1,544 (12.58%) TDD

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
1 471 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
2 394 (3.21%) Confluence
3 239 (1.95%) Apache
4 234 (1.91%) IIS
5 213 (1.73%) CMS
6 180 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 141 (1.15%) GeoServer
8 135 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
9 132 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 121 (0.99%) Apache Spark
11 104 (0.85%) nginx
12 99 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 85 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 69 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
15 65 (0.53%) OpenStack
15 65 (0.53%) WordPress
16 60 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
17 43 (0.35%) Drupal
18 40 (0.33%) EPiServer
19 32 (0.26%) Luigi
Applications
1 134 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.32%) Chatbot
3 39 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (0.30%) Campfire
5 29 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.11%) Maple
9 10 (0.081%) Sketch
10 8 (0.065%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.065%) InVision
10 8 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.057%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.024%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.024%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.024%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.008%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 114 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
3 48 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
4 38 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 25 (0.20%) Magento
6 22 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 20 (0.16%) Maximo
8 20 (0.16%) R3 Corda
9 17 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.098%) Summit
10 12 (0.098%) Temenos T24
11 10 (0.081%) Sentinel
12 8 (0.065%) Avolution ABACUS
12 8 (0.065%) ProductWriter
12 8 (0.065%) Shopify
13 6 (0.049%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
14 5 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
15 4 (0.033%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5,782 (47.09%) Azure
2 5,263 (42.87%) AWS
3 1,735 (14.13%) GCP
4 1,380 (11.24%) Serverless
5 1,379 (11.23%) SaaS
6 970 (7.90%) GitHub
7 789 (6.43%) PaaS
8 782 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 674 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
10 555 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
11 522 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
12 512 (4.17%) Amazon S3
13 474 (3.86%) IaaS
14 456 (3.71%) Power Platform
15 358 (2.92%) Amazon ECS
16 322 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
17 303 (2.47%) Amazon EKS
18 255 (2.08%) Microsoft 365
19 250 (2.04%) Datadog
20 236 (1.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 341 (2.78%) HTTP
2 293 (2.39%) Firewall
3 274 (2.23%) DNS
4 148 (1.21%) Internet
5 139 (1.13%) Network Security
6 109 (0.89%) VPN
7 98 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 68 (0.55%) Broadband
9 63 (0.51%) DHCP
10 54 (0.44%) LAN
10 54 (0.44%) SSL
11 44 (0.36%) WAN
12 41 (0.33%) SAN
13 37 (0.30%) BGP
14 35 (0.29%) HTTPS
14 35 (0.29%) Kerberos
15 33 (0.27%) SSH
16 29 (0.24%) MPLS
17 26 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
17 26 (0.21%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,529 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 1,148 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
3 892 (7.27%) MySQL
4 725 (5.90%) NoSQL
5 713 (5.81%) Relational Database
6 504 (4.10%) Redis
7 428 (3.49%) MongoDB
8 417 (3.40%) Big Data
9 390 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
10 358 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 324 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
11 324 (2.64%) Power BI
12 209 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 206 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 204 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
15 184 (1.50%) Data Lake
16 158 (1.29%) GIS
17 149 (1.21%) QGIS
18 126 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
19 125 (1.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2,360 (19.22%) Git (software)
2 1,792 (14.60%) Jenkins
3 963 (7.84%) JIRA
4 554 (4.51%) GitLab
5 440 (3.58%) Selenium
6 324 (2.64%) Visual Studio
7 323 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 298 (2.43%) Bitbucket
9 294 (2.39%) Cypress.io
10 281 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 267 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 258 (2.10%) webpack
13 223 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 214 (1.74%) CircleCI
15 187 (1.52%) Maven
16 171 (1.39%) SonarQube
17 163 (1.33%) SpecFlow
18 143 (1.16%) Postman
19 115 (0.94%) NUnit
20 105 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2,763 (22.50%) Finance
2 2,619 (21.33%) Social Skills
3 852 (6.94%) Public Sector
4 783 (6.38%) Games
5 750 (6.11%) Banking
6 718 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
7 681 (5.55%) Retail
8 646 (5.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 548 (4.46%) Marketing
10 249 (2.03%) Advertising
11 235 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
12 230 (1.87%) Law
13 210 (1.71%) Legal
14 184 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
15 176 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
16 156 (1.27%) Telecoms
17 146 (1.19%) Financial Institution
18 144 (1.17%) Publishing
19 137 (1.12%) Local Government
20 125 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 3,568 (29.06%) Developer
2 2,577 (20.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,408 (11.47%) Software Engineer
4 1,139 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 737 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 679 (5.53%) Senior DevOps
7 666 (5.42%) Architect
8 616 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
9 613 (4.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 490 (3.99%) Software Developer
11 438 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
12 410 (3.34%) Azure Engineer
13 394 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
14 390 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
15 340 (2.77%) C# Developer
16 327 (2.66%) AWS DevOps
17 324 (2.64%) Java Developer
18 303 (2.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 278 (2.26%) Consultant
20 275 (2.24%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,570 (20.93%) .NET
2 2,437 (19.85%) React
3 1,681 (13.69%) Node.js
4 1,330 (10.83%) CSS
5 1,219 (9.93%) HTML
6 1,203 (9.80%) AngularJS
7 978 (7.97%) .NET Core
8 823 (6.70%) REST
9 780 (6.35%) ASP.NET
10 738 (6.01%) Kafka
11 699 (5.69%) RESTful
12 618 (5.03%) .NET Framework
13 564 (4.59%) Spring
14 515 (4.19%) Web Services
15 492 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 470 (3.83%) HTML5
17 448 (3.65%) GraphQL
18 432 (3.52%) JSON
19 418 (3.40%) Vue.js
20 379 (3.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 979 (7.97%) Cloud Native
2 892 (7.27%) User Experience
3 877 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 707 (5.76%) Virtual Team
5 665 (5.42%) Public Cloud
6 423 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 375 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 299 (2.44%) Blockchain
9 275 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 266 (2.17%) IoT
11 249 (2.03%) Algorithms
12 223 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
13 214 (1.74%) Private Cloud
14 195 (1.59%) Data Centre
15 184 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
16 157 (1.28%) Cyberattack
17 133 (1.08%) Blog
17 133 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
18 128 (1.04%) iPhone
19 117 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,153 (17.54%) Linux
2 1,024 (8.34%) Windows
3 381 (3.10%) Unix
4 326 (2.66%) Android
5 253 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 250 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 240 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 100 (0.81%) CentOS
9 88 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 28 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 27 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 27 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
12 26 (0.21%) Debian
13 25 (0.20%) VMS
14 23 (0.19%) AIX
15 22 (0.18%) Mesosphere
16 15 (0.12%) Windows Phone
16 15 (0.12%) zOS
17 14 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,571 (53.52%) Agile
2 4,687 (38.17%) CI/CD
3 2,920 (23.78%) Software Engineering
4 2,536 (20.65%) Scrum
5 2,222 (18.10%) Microservices
6 1,949 (15.87%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1,796 (14.63%) Full Stack Development
8 1,783 (14.52%) Test Automation
9 1,544 (12.58%) TDD
10 1,443 (11.75%) Mentoring
11 1,435 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
12 1,419 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
13 1,113 (9.06%) Coaching
14 1,108 (9.02%) SDLC
15 930 (7.57%) Kanban
16 883 (7.19%) Analytics
17 819 (6.67%) Fintech
18 795 (6.47%) Configuration Management
19 763 (6.21%) BDD
20 757 (6.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,362 (27.38%) Python
2 3,287 (26.77%) JavaScript
3 2,788 (22.71%) C#
4 2,442 (19.89%) SQL
5 2,424 (19.74%) Java
6 1,474 (12.01%) TypeScript
7 1,292 (10.52%) Go
8 991 (8.07%) PowerShell
9 949 (7.73%) Bash
10 713 (5.81%) Ruby
11 507 (4.13%) PHP
12 387 (3.15%) T-SQL
13 359 (2.92%) Kotlin
14 305 (2.48%) C++
15 266 (2.17%) Scala
16 248 (2.02%) C
17 218 (1.78%) Groovy
18 153 (1.25%) ES6
18 153 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 149 (1.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,131 (9.21%) Degree
2 791 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 618 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 361 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 209 (1.70%) AWS Certification
6 193 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 91 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 87 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 86 (0.70%) CISSP
11 80 (0.65%) DBS Check
12 55 (0.45%) DV Cleared
13 46 (0.37%) ISEB
14 45 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 40 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
16 34 (0.28%) CISM
17 33 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
18 31 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
19 28 (0.23%) CASP
19 28 (0.23%) CompTIA CySA+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,058 (8.62%) QA
2 226 (1.84%) Accessibility
3 186 (1.51%) GDPR
4 133 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 119 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 76 (0.62%) NIST
7 71 (0.58%) GRC
8 56 (0.46%) SOC 2
9 53 (0.43%) WCAG
10 48 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 39 (0.32%) SLA
12 35 (0.29%) COBIT
12 35 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 34 (0.28%) HIPAA
14 32 (0.26%) IASME
15 24 (0.20%) PMO
16 17 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
17 14 (0.11%) HL7
18 11 (0.090%) ISO 9001
19 9 (0.073%) GxP
System Software
1 4,072 (33.17%) Docker
2 293 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 160 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 72 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 43 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 36 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 31 (0.25%) vSphere
9 26 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (0.20%) KVM
11 23 (0.19%) LXC
12 22 (0.18%) Firmware
13 15 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (0.12%) Xen
14 12 (0.098%) GlusterFS
15 9 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 9 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.073%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.049%) Varnish
17 5 (0.041%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4,198 (34.19%) Kubernetes
2 3,075 (25.04%) Terraform
3 1,641 (13.37%) Ansible
4 480 (3.91%) Puppet
5 430 (3.50%) Prometheus
6 429 (3.49%) Grafana
7 366 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
8 149 (1.21%) Kibana
9 109 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
10 107 (0.87%) Istio
11 92 (0.75%) Packer
12 78 (0.64%) SCCM
13 62 (0.50%) ZABBIX
14 59 (0.48%) Nagios
14 59 (0.48%) Rancher
15 58 (0.47%) Graphite
16 52 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
17 50 (0.41%) HAProxy
18 43 (0.35%) Consul
19 36 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 2,144 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 845 (6.88%) Google
3 426 (3.47%) Oracle
4 273 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 264 (2.15%) VMware
6 198 (1.61%) New Relic
7 187 (1.52%) Splunk
8 161 (1.31%) IBM
9 133 (1.08%) Databricks
10 122 (0.99%) SAP
11 107 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 98 (0.80%) Dynatrace
13 88 (0.72%) Atlassian
14 87 (0.71%) NEC
14 87 (0.71%) Northgate
15 84 (0.68%) Sitecore
16 73 (0.59%) ServiceNow
17 72 (0.59%) Apple
18 69 (0.56%) Xamarin
19 60 (0.49%) Cisco