Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 43 80
Rank change year-on-year +18 +37 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 82 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.82% 5.07% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 5.54% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 20
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -18.52% +50.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,500 £35,525
90th Percentile £60,375 £104,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 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 835 903 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.78% 91.49% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 706 764 1,015
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £63,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Canterbury - 18 £34,205 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +16 17 £52,500 -2.78% 2
Sevenoaks 0 8 £40,000 -36.00%
Maidstone +3 6 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Chatham 0 6 - -
Tonbridge +7 5 £55,000 +10.00%
West Malling -6 1 £57,500 +25.00% 10
Sittingbourne - 1 £32,500 -
Rochester - 1 - - 1
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 45 (54.88%) Azure
2 36 (43.90%) PowerShell
3 33 (40.24%) C#
4 31 (37.80%) AWS
5 28 (34.15%) .NET
6 24 (29.27%) Windows
7 23 (28.05%) Serverless
8 22 (26.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (25.61%) Degree
10 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (23.17%) Linux
12 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
12 18 (21.95%) JSON
12 18 (21.95%) TeamCity
12 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
13 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.51%) VMware
14 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
14 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
15 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure as Code
16 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (17.07%) Scrum
17 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (15.85%) SDLC
17 13 (15.85%) Microservices
17 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Automation
18 12 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
18 12 (14.63%) Presales

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 (4.88%) Confluence
1 4 (4.88%) nginx
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (54.88%) Azure
2 31 (37.80%) AWS
3 23 (28.05%) Serverless
4 12 (14.63%) Office 365
5 9 (10.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (7.32%) npm
7 5 (6.10%) GCP
8 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.66%) IaaS
8 3 (3.66%) NuGet
8 3 (3.66%) PaaS
8 3 (3.66%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.44%) AWS IoT
9 2 (2.44%) Azure Functions
9 2 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.22%) GitHub
10 1 (1.22%) SaaS
10 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) NetScaler
2 4 (4.88%) BIG-IP
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.88%) VLAN
3 3 (3.66%) BGP
3 3 (3.66%) OSPF
4 2 (2.44%) NAS
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Big Data
2 8 (9.76%) MySQL
3 7 (8.54%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (8.54%) Data Lake
4 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (3.66%) OLAP
6 3 (3.66%) Power BI
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.66%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.44%) Redis
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.95%) TeamCity
3 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (10.98%) JIRA
5 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.88%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.88%) webpack
8 3 (3.66%) git-flow
8 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (2.44%) Bower
10 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.63%) Marketing
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
2 11 (13.41%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (13.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 11 (13.41%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
3 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Perl Developer
4 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.10%) Administrator
5 5 (6.10%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps Developer
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.15%) .NET
2 18 (21.95%) JSON
3 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
4 10 (12.20%) Web Services
5 7 (8.54%) XML
6 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (7.32%) React
7 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.88%) Jest
9 3 (3.66%) HTML
10 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.44%) SignalR
10 2 (2.44%) Velocity
10 2 (2.44%) YAML
11 1 (1.22%) Ajax
11 1 (1.22%) CSS3
11 1 (1.22%) jQuery
11 1 (1.22%) REST
11 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 19 (23.17%) Linux
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Debian
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) Scrum
4 13 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Automation
4 13 (15.85%) Microservices
4 13 (15.85%) SDLC
5 12 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (14.63%) Migration
5 12 (14.63%) Presales
5 12 (14.63%) Project Management
5 12 (14.63%) Prototyping
5 12 (14.63%) SOA
6 11 (13.41%) Data Centre Operations
6 11 (13.41%) Data Security
6 11 (13.41%) MVC
6 11 (13.41%) Product Management
6 11 (13.41%) Storage Management
6 11 (13.41%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) PowerShell
2 33 (40.24%) C#
3 18 (21.95%) T-SQL
4 12 (14.63%) Python
4 12 (14.63%) SQL
5 11 (13.41%) Ruby
6 8 (9.76%) Java
7 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.32%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.44%) C
11 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.54%) DFS Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (2.44%) Docker
5 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) Puppet
3 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.44%) Terraform
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) Citrix
4 5 (6.10%) Databricks
4 5 (6.10%) Google
5 4 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.88%) F5
5 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
5 4 (4.88%) Symantec
5 4 (4.88%) Veeam
6 3 (3.66%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.22%) EMC