Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 11 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,097 390 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.16% 15.05% 10.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.24% 16.00% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 922 357 620
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,650 £33,740
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,063
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £73,875
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,014 2,437 6,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.10% 94.02% 91.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,671 2,132 5,498
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +1.15%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.70%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Yorkshire

DevOps
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +1 708 £55,000 +4.76% 127
South Yorkshire +15 237 £55,000 +7.84% 24
North Yorkshire +15 135 £65,000 +18.18% 15
East Yorkshire -14 12 £45,000 +28.57% 2
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 635 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (52.87%) Azure
3 425 (38.74%) Kubernetes
4 418 (38.10%) Terraform
5 374 (34.09%) AWS
6 366 (33.36%) Docker
7 281 (25.62%) Java
8 271 (24.70%) SQL
9 267 (24.34%) Infrastructure as Code
10 250 (22.79%) C#
11 231 (21.06%) Continuous Integration
12 229 (20.88%) Python
13 228 (20.78%) JavaScript
14 227 (20.69%) Microsoft
15 210 (19.14%) Scrum
16 209 (19.05%) Puppet
17 201 (18.32%) Linux
18 200 (18.23%) Git (software)
18 200 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
19 185 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
20 179 (16.32%) Software Engineering
21 177 (16.13%) .NET
22 176 (16.04%) AWS CloudFormation
23 166 (15.13%) Go
24 158 (14.40%) Migration
25 157 (14.31%) Microservices
26 149 (13.58%) Jenkins
27 145 (13.22%) Windows
28 141 (12.85%) Ruby
29 139 (12.67%) Configuration Management

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (1.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (1.00%) Confluence
3 9 (0.82%) CMS
4 8 (0.73%) Apache
4 8 (0.73%) IIS
5 7 (0.64%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.55%) Kentico
7 4 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Synapse
8 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.091%) Camunda
9 1 (0.091%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.091%) Jadu
9 1 (0.091%) nginx
9 1 (0.091%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.091%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.091%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.091%) InVision
1 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.091%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.36%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.27%) Summit
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.091%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.091%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 580 (52.87%) Azure
2 374 (34.09%) AWS
3 176 (16.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 108 (9.85%) GCP
5 100 (9.12%) Serverless
6 84 (7.66%) Pulumi
7 66 (6.02%) Amazon EKS
8 51 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
9 50 (4.56%) PaaS
10 42 (3.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 41 (3.74%) Datadog
12 39 (3.56%) IaaS
13 32 (2.92%) SaaS
14 21 (1.91%) Power Platform
15 19 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (1.73%) Azure Stack
16 15 (1.37%) OpenShift
17 13 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.83%) Firewall
2 18 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.64%) VPN
3 14 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (1.19%) HTTP
5 11 (1.00%) Internet
5 11 (1.00%) Network Security
6 9 (0.82%) DNS
7 7 (0.64%) Broadband
8 6 (0.55%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.18%) DHCP
10 2 (0.18%) DMZ
10 2 (0.18%) ICMP
10 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.18%) SNMP
11 1 (0.091%) BGP
11 1 (0.091%) CTI
11 1 (0.091%) LAN
11 1 (0.091%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.29%) MySQL
3 62 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 50 (4.56%) MongoDB
6 43 (3.92%) Redis
7 40 (3.65%) MariaDB
8 29 (2.64%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (2.01%) Big Data
11 20 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (1.82%) Power BI
12 18 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.46%) Data Lake
14 15 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 14 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.55%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.55%) Power Query
17 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 200 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 149 (13.58%) Jenkins
3 51 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 38 (3.46%) GitLab
5 38 (3.46%) JIRA
6 33 (3.01%) Bitbucket
7 28 (2.55%) Selenium
8 22 (2.01%) Postman
9 20 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.28%) Eclipse
11 14 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.09%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.00%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.00%) Subversion
13 11 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (0.91%) JMeter
General
1 125 (11.39%) Finance
2 124 (11.30%) Social Skills
3 51 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.46%) Public Sector
5 35 (3.19%) Games
6 30 (2.73%) Law
7 20 (1.82%) Retail
8 17 (1.55%) Billing
9 16 (1.46%) Banking
9 16 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 16 (1.46%) Marketing
9 16 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
10 11 (1.00%) Influencing Skills
11 10 (0.91%) Legal
12 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Organisational Skills
13 6 (0.55%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Documentation Skills
15 1 (0.091%) Automotive
15 1 (0.091%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 283 (25.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 216 (19.69%) Developer
3 159 (14.49%) Azure Engineer
4 131 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
5 120 (10.94%) AWS DevOps
6 118 (10.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 113 (10.30%) Software Engineer
8 104 (9.48%) Architect
9 102 (9.30%) Platform Engineer
10 63 (5.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 62 (5.65%) Azure DevOps
12 47 (4.28%) .NET Developer
13 45 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
14 44 (4.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 43 (3.92%) C# Developer
16 41 (3.74%) Software Developer
17 40 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
18 39 (3.56%) Senior Developer
19 38 (3.46%) Java Engineer
20 37 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (16.13%) .NET
2 131 (11.94%) React
3 116 (10.57%) AngularJS
4 70 (6.38%) Node.js
5 67 (6.11%) HTML
6 62 (5.65%) Vue.js
7 57 (5.20%) REST
8 54 (4.92%) CSS
9 49 (4.47%) Kafka
10 47 (4.28%) .NET Core
11 46 (4.19%) ARM Templates
12 45 (4.10%) .NET Framework
13 39 (3.56%) Spring
14 38 (3.46%) ASP.NET
15 37 (3.37%) JSON
16 33 (3.01%) Web Services
16 33 (3.01%) XML
17 28 (2.55%) jQuery
18 27 (2.46%) RESTful
19 25 (2.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (5.01%) Data Protection Act
3 52 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
4 45 (4.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 33 (3.01%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (2.83%) Cloud Native
6 31 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.46%) Data Centre
8 25 (2.28%) Virtual Team
9 23 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (2.01%) User Experience
11 19 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.55%) NHS
13 14 (1.28%) Legacy Applications
14 11 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.64%) Social Media
16 5 (0.46%) Legacy Systems
17 4 (0.36%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 201 (18.32%) Linux
2 145 (13.22%) Windows
3 24 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.28%) Debian
4 14 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (1.00%) Unix
6 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.46%) Android
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.091%) AIX
9 1 (0.091%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.091%) CentOS
9 1 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.091%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.091%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (24.34%) Infrastructure as Code
3 231 (21.06%) Continuous Integration
4 210 (19.14%) Scrum
5 185 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
6 179 (16.32%) Software Engineering
7 158 (14.40%) Migration
8 157 (14.31%) Microservices
9 139 (12.67%) Configuration Management
10 124 (11.30%) Deployment Automation
11 101 (9.21%) TDD
12 94 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 91 (8.30%) Test Automation
14 83 (7.57%) Analytics
15 71 (6.47%) Data Security
16 69 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 66 (6.02%) OOP
18 65 (5.93%) Unit Testing
19 64 (5.83%) CRM
20 58 (5.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 281 (25.62%) Java
2 271 (24.70%) SQL
3 250 (22.79%) C#
4 229 (20.88%) Python
5 228 (20.78%) JavaScript
6 166 (15.13%) Go
7 141 (12.85%) Ruby
8 117 (10.67%) PowerShell
9 107 (9.75%) Bash Shell
10 86 (7.84%) TypeScript
11 81 (7.38%) PHP
12 78 (7.11%) Kotlin
13 60 (5.47%) Scala
14 51 (4.65%) C++
15 50 (4.56%) Groovy
16 27 (2.46%) Shell Script
17 25 (2.28%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.00%) VB.NET
19 10 (0.91%) VB
20 4 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (5.29%) AWS Certification
2 46 (4.19%) Degree
3 30 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.27%) CISSP
9 2 (0.18%) ISEB
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.18%) SANS
10 1 (0.091%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.091%) CCSP
10 1 (0.091%) CISA
10 1 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.091%) CRISC
10 1 (0.091%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.091%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.091%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.83%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.73%) GDPR
4 6 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.36%) SLA
7 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.091%) NIST
System Software
1 366 (33.36%) Docker
2 22 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.55%) KVM
5 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.091%) Firmware
6 1 (0.091%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 425 (38.74%) Kubernetes
2 418 (38.10%) Terraform
3 209 (19.05%) Puppet
4 200 (18.23%) Opscode Chef
5 126 (11.49%) Ansible
6 51 (4.65%) Prometheus
7 44 (4.01%) Grafana
8 17 (1.55%) Rancher
9 11 (1.00%) Istio
10 7 (0.64%) Graphite
11 5 (0.46%) MIIS
11 5 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.36%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 3 (0.27%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.27%) Salt
14 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.18%) Marathon
14 2 (0.18%) Mesos
14 2 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 227 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 91 (8.30%) SaltStack
3 77 (7.02%) Oracle
4 65 (5.93%) EnterpriseDB
5 44 (4.01%) Google
5 44 (4.01%) New Relic
6 32 (2.92%) Splunk
6 32 (2.92%) VMware
7 18 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.28%) Cisco
9 12 (1.09%) Dynatrace
10 11 (1.00%) Brio
10 11 (1.00%) SnapLogic
11 10 (0.91%) Citrix
12 9 (0.82%) Databricks
13 8 (0.73%) SAP
13 8 (0.73%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.55%) Adobe
14 6 (0.55%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.46%) Informatica