Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 85 87
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 50 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.11% 2.19% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 2.45% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 33
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +50.00% -28.00%
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,525 £32,200
90th Percentile £104,000 £71,250 £57,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 880 1,185 1,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.98% 89.43% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 742 1,012 1,352
Kent median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Kent

DevOps
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Kent

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Kent

DevOps
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 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Chatham - 13 £65,000 -
Maidstone -3 7 £47,500 +26.67% 2
West Malling - 5 £46,000 - 4
Tunbridge Wells +9 3 £54,000 - 3
Dover - 2 £52,500 -
Westerham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £62,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Dartford - 1 £80,000 - 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (38.00%) AngularJS
2 19 (38.00%) React
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (34.00%) MVC
5 16 (32.00%) TDD
6 15 (30.00%) JIRA
7 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (26.00%) Windows
9 12 (24.00%) BDD
10 11 (22.00%) npm
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) Games
10 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) Jest
11 10 (20.00%) Enzyme
11 10 (20.00%) Travis CI
11 10 (20.00%) webpack
11 10 (20.00%) ES6
11 10 (20.00%) Vue.js
11 10 (20.00%) MVVM
11 10 (20.00%) Mocha
11 10 (20.00%) Game Development
11 10 (20.00%) Gradle
11 10 (20.00%) Ember.js
11 10 (20.00%) GitLab
11 10 (20.00%) ES7
11 10 (20.00%) Redux

DevOps
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 4 (8.00%) CMS
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Hyperledger
2 2 (4.00%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.00%) npm
3 5 (10.00%) IaaS
3 5 (10.00%) PaaS
4 4 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.00%) SaaS
4 4 (8.00%) Serverless
5 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) GitHub
5 2 (4.00%) Heroku
6 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.00%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.00%) NuGet
6 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Blockchain
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) JIRA
2 14 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.00%) GitLab
3 10 (20.00%) Gradle
3 10 (20.00%) Mocha
3 10 (20.00%) Travis CI
3 10 (20.00%) webpack
4 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.00%) Selenium
5 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.00%) PhpStorm
7 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.00%) TestRail
8 1 (2.00%) Bower
8 1 (2.00%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (22.00%) Games
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.00%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (4.00%) Programmer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Programmer
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) AngularJS
1 19 (38.00%) React
2 11 (22.00%) .NET
3 10 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 10 (20.00%) Enzyme
3 10 (20.00%) Jest
3 10 (20.00%) Redux
3 10 (20.00%) Vue.js
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) HTML
6 4 (8.00%) JSON
6 4 (8.00%) REST
7 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.00%) Sass
7 3 (6.00%) Web Services
8 2 (4.00%) LAMP
8 2 (4.00%) Middleware
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Smart Home
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (34.00%) MVC
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 12 (24.00%) BDD
6 10 (20.00%) Game Development
6 10 (20.00%) MVVM
7 7 (14.00%) Coaching
7 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Machine Learning
9 5 (10.00%) Microservices
9 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.00%) User Stories
10 4 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (8.00%) API Integration
10 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.00%) Secure Coding
10 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) ES6
1 10 (20.00%) ES7
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Go
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) Java 8
8 1 (2.00%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Consul
3 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.00%) Grafana
3 1 (2.00%) Graphite
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Opsview
3 1 (2.00%) Packer
3 1 (2.00%) Salt
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Google