Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 89 59
Rank change year-on-year +63 -30 +44
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 85 23 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.09% 1.97% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 2.22% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 20 45
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25% -25.58%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £110,000 £69,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,750
% change year-on-year +4.55% +0.46% +9.50%

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 812 1,034 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.84% 88.38% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 688 896 1,077
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,575 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +3 33 £37,500 -37.50%
Tunbridge Wells - 17 £52,000 - 7
Tonbridge +9 5 £52,500 +5.00%
West Malling +3 5 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Canterbury - 5 £45,000 - 3
Maidstone -2 4 £45,000 -28.00% 8
Sevenoaks -10 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Rochester - 1 - - 3
DevOps
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (45.88%) PowerShell
4 36 (42.35%) C#
5 32 (37.65%) .NET
6 31 (36.47%) SQL
7 29 (34.12%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (32.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (31.76%) MVC
10 26 (30.59%) Microservices
11 24 (28.24%) TeamCity
11 24 (28.24%) Scrum
12 23 (27.06%) React
12 23 (27.06%) Serverless
13 22 (25.88%) Finance
14 21 (24.71%) .NET Framework
15 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
16 18 (21.18%) Big Data
16 18 (21.18%) JIRA
16 18 (21.18%) Windows
17 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 17 (20.00%) VMware
17 17 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (18.82%) webpack
18 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (18.82%) Jest
18 16 (18.82%) npm
19 15 (17.65%) Coaching
20 14 (16.47%) BDD

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 (4.71%) Confluence
1 4 (4.71%) nginx
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (54.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (34.12%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (27.06%) Serverless
4 16 (18.82%) npm
5 12 (14.12%) Office 365
6 9 (10.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (8.24%) Azure Functions
8 3 (3.53%) AWS IoT
8 3 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.53%) IaaS
8 3 (3.53%) PaaS
8 3 (3.53%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.35%) GitHub
10 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.35%) NAS
2 2 (2.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) VLAN
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Big Data
2 14 (16.47%) Cosmos DB
3 13 (15.29%) Data Lake
3 13 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 10 (11.76%) Geospatial Data
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.06%) Redis
8 3 (3.53%) OLAP
8 3 (3.53%) Power BI
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.53%) Star Schema
9 2 (2.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 24 (28.24%) TeamCity
3 20 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 18 (21.18%) JIRA
5 16 (18.82%) webpack
6 11 (12.94%) Sinon.JS
7 10 (11.76%) git-flow
7 10 (11.76%) GitLab
7 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 10 (11.76%) Travis CI
8 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
10 5 (5.88%) Gradle
10 5 (5.88%) Mocha
11 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (1.18%) NUnit
13 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Advertising
3 10 (11.76%) Games
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) .NET Developer
2 18 (21.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 18 (21.18%) C# Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.65%) .NET
2 23 (27.06%) React
3 21 (24.71%) .NET Framework
4 16 (18.82%) Jest
5 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (15.29%) JSON
6 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.59%) Node.js
7 8 (9.41%) YAML
8 6 (7.06%) REST
8 6 (7.06%) SignalR
8 6 (7.06%) Web Services
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.88%) Ember.js
9 5 (5.88%) Enzyme
9 5 (5.88%) OAuth
9 5 (5.88%) OpenID
9 5 (5.88%) Redux
9 5 (5.88%) Sequelize
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Xbox
3 5 (5.88%) PlayStation
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (31.76%) MVC
3 26 (30.59%) Microservices
4 24 (28.24%) Scrum
5 17 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (17.65%) Coaching
7 14 (16.47%) BDD
7 14 (16.47%) Information Security
7 14 (16.47%) Infrastructure Automation
7 14 (16.47%) ITIL
8 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (14.12%) Line Management
9 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.76%) Migration
9 10 (11.76%) TDD
10 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) PowerShell
2 36 (42.35%) C#
3 31 (36.47%) SQL
4 10 (11.76%) ES6
5 9 (10.59%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.88%) ES7
7 5 (5.88%) Java
7 5 (5.88%) Python
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (2.35%) C
10 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.18%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
1 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Docker
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) Terraform
3 3 (3.53%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (20.00%) VMware
2 12 (14.12%) Citrix
2 12 (14.12%) Databricks
3 9 (10.59%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
5 4 (4.71%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) BMC
6 1 (1.18%) Cadence
6 1 (1.18%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) F5
6 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.18%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam