Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +50 0 +48
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 57 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.74% 2.18% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.26% 2.40% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 32
Kent median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +45.95% -28.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £80,000 £58,625
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 785 1,166 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 92.79% 90.95% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1,000 1,235
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - +5.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £62,500 £61,250
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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 - 21 £65,000 - 4
Maidstone +13 8 £47,500 +15.15% 5
West Malling +15 5 £46,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +22 4 £55,250 - 4
Dartford - 1 £80,000 -
Westerham - 1 £55,000 - 2
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (40.35%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (38.60%) .NET
5 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 19 (33.33%) React
6 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (29.82%) C#
7 17 (29.82%) Windows
7 17 (29.82%) Finance
8 16 (28.07%) TDD
9 15 (26.32%) JIRA
9 15 (26.32%) MVC
10 13 (22.81%) SQL
11 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
12 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
12 11 (19.30%) BDD
13 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
13 10 (17.54%) Docker
13 10 (17.54%) Advertising
13 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
14 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.79%) Coaching
14 9 (15.79%) REST
15 8 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.04%) CSS
15 8 (14.04%) HTML
15 8 (14.04%) Games
15 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management

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 7 (12.28%) NServiceBus
2 6 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 5 (8.77%) CMS
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Confluence
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.28%) npm
3 7 (12.28%) Serverless
4 6 (10.53%) IaaS
4 6 (10.53%) PaaS
5 4 (7.02%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (7.02%) SaaS
6 2 (3.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.51%) Office 365
7 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.75%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Power BI
5 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) JIRA
2 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.28%) GitLab
3 7 (12.28%) Gradle
3 7 (12.28%) Mocha
3 7 (12.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (12.28%) Travis CI
3 7 (12.28%) webpack
4 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (8.77%) Selenium
5 5 (8.77%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.02%) TestRail
6 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.51%) NUnit
7 2 (3.51%) PhpStorm
7 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Advertising
3 8 (14.04%) Games
4 4 (7.02%) Billing
5 3 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 19 (33.33%) React
3 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.79%) REST
5 8 (14.04%) CSS
5 8 (14.04%) HTML
5 8 (14.04%) JSON
5 8 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.28%) Ember.js
6 7 (12.28%) Enzyme
6 7 (12.28%) Jest
6 7 (12.28%) Redux
6 7 (12.28%) Sass
6 7 (12.28%) Vue.js
7 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (10.53%) Web Services
8 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.26%) Smart Home
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Fintech
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.75%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 15 (26.32%) MVC
5 11 (19.30%) BDD
6 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.79%) Coaching
8 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (12.28%) Game Development
9 7 (12.28%) MVVM
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) SOA
10 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) User Stories
11 5 (8.77%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (8.77%) API Development
11 5 (8.77%) Microservices
11 5 (8.77%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) C#
2 13 (22.81%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.28%) ES6
4 7 (12.28%) ES7
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Terraform
4 1 (1.75%) Consul
4 1 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.75%) Grafana
4 1 (1.75%) Graphite
4 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (1.75%) Opsview
4 1 (1.75%) Packer
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
4 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) MuleSoft
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco