Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 13 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 +32
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,679 979 711
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.83% 12.66% 9.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.41% 13.62% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,097 1,816 1,285
Median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +5.04%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +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 7,843 7,186 7,168
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.62% 92.96% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6,973 6,164 6,172
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,512 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 27 November 2020.

DevOps salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 829 (49.37%) Azure
2 727 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 635 (37.82%) AWS
4 563 (33.53%) Docker
5 522 (31.09%) Kubernetes
6 455 (27.10%) SQL
7 424 (25.25%) Terraform
8 402 (23.94%) JavaScript
9 388 (23.11%) C#
10 385 (22.93%) Scrum
11 379 (22.57%) .NET
12 370 (22.04%) Python
13 364 (21.68%) Linux
14 358 (21.32%) Microsoft
15 340 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
16 322 (19.18%) Microservices
17 318 (18.94%) Git (software)
18 312 (18.58%) Java
19 257 (15.31%) Infrastructure as Code
20 256 (15.25%) Software Engineering
21 255 (15.19%) Ansible
22 249 (14.83%) Migration
23 232 (13.82%) Puppet
24 220 (13.10%) AngularJS
25 219 (13.04%) SQL Server
26 218 (12.98%) Windows
27 215 (12.81%) Jenkins
28 210 (12.51%) TDD
29 204 (12.15%) Finance
30 193 (11.49%) HTML

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
1 105 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (2.98%) Apache
3 38 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.91%) Confluence
5 30 (1.79%) IIS
6 27 (1.61%) CMS
7 26 (1.55%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.71%) NServiceBus
8 12 (0.71%) WordPress
9 9 (0.54%) Jadu
9 9 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.54%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.36%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.36%) nginx
13 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (0.36%) InVision
2 6 (0.36%) Sketch
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.73%) R3 Corda
2 17 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
4 10 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 4 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.12%) Shopify
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.060%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 829 (49.37%) Azure
2 635 (37.82%) AWS
3 163 (9.71%) GCP
4 131 (7.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 126 (7.50%) SaaS
6 110 (6.55%) Serverless
7 107 (6.37%) PaaS
8 79 (4.71%) IaaS
9 58 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 56 (3.34%) GitHub
11 51 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
12 50 (2.98%) Office 365
13 48 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
13 48 (2.86%) Power Platform
14 46 (2.74%) Logic Apps
15 36 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 36 (2.14%) Amazon EKS
15 36 (2.14%) Amazon S3
15 36 (2.14%) Azure Functions
16 31 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.92%) DNS
2 28 (1.67%) HTTP
3 26 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.49%) Network Security
5 19 (1.13%) Firewall
6 18 (1.07%) VPN
7 14 (0.83%) Internet
8 13 (0.77%) SAN
9 11 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (0.60%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.54%) Skype
12 8 (0.48%) LAN
12 8 (0.48%) WAN
13 7 (0.42%) SSH
14 6 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.24%) DHCP
15 4 (0.24%) SSL
15 4 (0.24%) VoIP
16 3 (0.18%) IPv4
16 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 141 (8.40%) MongoDB
3 127 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 111 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
5 91 (5.42%) MySQL
6 77 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 64 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 64 (3.81%) Big Data
8 38 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
9 35 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (1.91%) Redis
11 29 (1.73%) Power BI
12 26 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.43%) Blockchain
15 23 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
17 15 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (0.89%) Hadoop
17 15 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 318 (18.94%) Git (software)
2 215 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 63 (3.75%) JIRA
4 60 (3.57%) Selenium
5 50 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 43 (2.56%) GitLab
8 36 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 29 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
11 27 (1.61%) Cucumber
11 27 (1.61%) IntelliJ
12 23 (1.37%) CircleCI
12 23 (1.37%) Maven
13 20 (1.19%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.13%) Cypress.io
15 18 (1.07%) JUnit
16 17 (1.01%) Postman
17 16 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.95%) Gradle
General
1 204 (12.15%) Finance
2 83 (4.94%) Games
3 52 (3.10%) Public Sector
4 46 (2.74%) Banking
5 41 (2.44%) Retail
6 30 (1.79%) Marketing
7 19 (1.13%) Publishing
8 15 (0.89%) Law
9 13 (0.77%) Advertising
10 11 (0.66%) Electronics
10 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.30%) Billing
12 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.24%) Front Office
13 4 (0.24%) Housing Association
13 4 (0.24%) Local Government
14 3 (0.18%) Legal
14 3 (0.18%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.12%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 581 (34.60%) Developer
2 521 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 188 (11.20%) Azure Engineer
4 187 (11.14%) AWS Engineer
5 184 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
6 169 (10.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 134 (7.98%) Senior Developer
8 107 (6.37%) .NET Developer
9 102 (6.08%) Platform Engineer
10 97 (5.78%) Senior DevOps
11 91 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 87 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 76 (4.53%) Angular Developer
14 74 (4.41%) C# Developer
15 71 (4.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 69 (4.11%) Java Developer
17 66 (3.93%) Architect
17 66 (3.93%) Software Developer
18 65 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
19 62 (3.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (22.57%) .NET
2 220 (13.10%) AngularJS
3 193 (11.49%) HTML
4 184 (10.96%) .NET Core
5 181 (10.78%) CSS
6 165 (9.83%) React
7 154 (9.17%) Node.js
8 152 (9.05%) Web Services
9 106 (6.31%) Kafka
10 103 (6.13%) Spring Boot
11 99 (5.90%) ASP.NET
12 93 (5.54%) RESTful
13 92 (5.48%) REST
14 88 (5.24%) Spring
15 84 (5.00%) .NET Framework
15 84 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 74 (4.41%) HTML5
17 68 (4.05%) Vue.js
18 59 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
19 50 (2.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (3.93%) Cloud Native
3 64 (3.81%) User Experience
4 51 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 50 (2.98%) Public Cloud
6 45 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 30 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 30 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 16 (0.95%) NHS
10 16 (0.95%) Online Games
11 15 (0.89%) FMCG
12 14 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.71%) CMDB
13 12 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.66%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.66%) PlayStation
15 9 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 364 (21.68%) Linux
2 218 (12.98%) Windows
3 62 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 42 (2.50%) Unix
5 22 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.95%) CentOS
7 12 (0.71%) Android
7 12 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.71%) Debian
7 12 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.66%) VMS
8 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.060%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (22.93%) Scrum
3 340 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
4 322 (19.18%) Microservices
5 257 (15.31%) Infrastructure as Code
6 256 (15.25%) Software Engineering
7 249 (14.83%) Migration
8 210 (12.51%) TDD
9 155 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
10 152 (9.05%) Fintech
11 142 (8.46%) Test Automation
12 117 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
13 116 (6.91%) Data Security
13 116 (6.91%) MVC
14 114 (6.79%) Analytics
15 112 (6.67%) Web Development
16 99 (5.90%) Configuration Management
17 92 (5.48%) Mentoring
18 91 (5.42%) SDLC
19 82 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 455 (27.10%) SQL
2 402 (23.94%) JavaScript
3 388 (23.11%) C#
4 370 (22.04%) Python
5 312 (18.58%) Java
6 124 (7.39%) Go
7 117 (6.97%) PowerShell
8 105 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 102 (6.08%) Ruby
10 88 (5.24%) TypeScript
11 74 (4.41%) T-SQL
12 62 (3.69%) Kotlin
13 56 (3.34%) PHP
14 34 (2.03%) C++
15 29 (1.73%) Scala
16 23 (1.37%) Perl
17 21 (1.25%) Groovy
17 21 (1.25%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.95%) VB
19 15 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 78 (4.65%) Degree
2 49 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.71%) PhD
7 10 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.24%) CISSP
11 4 (0.24%) ISEB
12 2 (0.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.12%) OSCE
12 2 (0.12%) OSCP
13 1 (0.060%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.060%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.060%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.060%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.06%) QA
2 18 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.77%) NIST
4 8 (0.48%) GDPR
5 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.42%) PMO
6 5 (0.30%) SLA
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.060%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.060%) NIST 800
System Software
1 563 (33.53%) Docker
2 75 (4.47%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.77%) Firmware
7 6 (0.36%) Xen
8 5 (0.30%) vSphere
9 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.12%) Gluster
10 2 (0.12%) Postfix
11 1 (0.060%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.060%) NFS
11 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.060%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.060%) XenApp
11 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 522 (31.09%) Kubernetes
2 424 (25.25%) Terraform
3 255 (15.19%) Ansible
4 232 (13.82%) Puppet
5 184 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (2.50%) Grafana
6 42 (2.50%) Prometheus
7 19 (1.13%) ZABBIX
8 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
9 14 (0.83%) Graphite
10 13 (0.77%) Rancher
11 11 (0.66%) Nagios
11 11 (0.66%) SCCM
12 10 (0.60%) Salt
12 10 (0.60%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.48%) Kibana
14 7 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.42%) logstash
15 6 (0.36%) Graylog
Vendors
1 358 (21.32%) Microsoft
2 163 (9.71%) Oracle
3 88 (5.24%) EnterpriseDB
4 69 (4.11%) Google
5 59 (3.51%) VMware
6 36 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 33 (1.97%) SAP
8 28 (1.67%) New Relic
9 26 (1.55%) Adobe
10 20 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 17 (1.01%) hybris
12 16 (0.95%) Splunk
13 15 (0.89%) Cisco
14 12 (0.71%) IBM
15 11 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.54%) Citrix
16 9 (0.54%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.54%) Veeam
17 8 (0.48%) Dynatrace