Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 89 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 +45 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 9 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.82% 1.46% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 7
Kent median annual salary £48,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.15% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £30,250 £42,375 £42,650
90th Percentile £59,375 £71,250 £69,200
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1,049 1,344 1,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 98.17% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,169 1,704
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.14%
10th Percentile £21,825 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Kent

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Kent.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Kent

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Kent over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Kent

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Maidstone - 3 £47,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 - 1
DevOps Engineer
South East

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, DevOps Engineer 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 job ads across the Kent region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) Java 8
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) NuGet
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) NuGet
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Bower
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Symfony
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
4 1 (11.11%) Personalization
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java 8
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft