Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 59 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 +26 +98
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,791 1,445 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.66% 4.58% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.30% 5.09% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,224 893
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,850 £72,500
England median annual salary £64,733 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.17% +9.09%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,544 28,400 28,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.30% 90.02% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20,044 23,491 23,006
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,308
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
Thames Valley +25 678 £60,000 +4.35% 175
Hampshire +52 464 £54,000 +8.00% 79
Berkshire +9 388 £60,000 +0.84% 92
Surrey +7 338 £55,000 -8.33% 65
Oxfordshire +30 206 £65,000 +8.33% 62
West Sussex +46 124 £55,000 +2.33% 26
East Sussex +4 123 £50,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +28 82 £60,000 -4.00% 21
Kent +44 50 £52,500 -22.22% 15
Middlesex -11 6 £63,000 -42.73%
Sussex +14 3 - -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 South East region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 975 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 735 (41.04%) Amazon AWS
3 616 (34.39%) Linux
4 572 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 498 (27.81%) Jenkins
6 472 (26.35%) Python
6 472 (26.35%) Java
7 470 (26.24%) Docker
8 428 (23.90%) Continuous Integration
9 408 (22.78%) Git (software)
10 405 (22.61%) Ansible
11 393 (21.94%) SQL
12 341 (19.04%) JavaScript
13 328 (18.31%) Kubernetes
14 326 (18.20%) C#
14 326 (18.20%) Puppet
15 320 (17.87%) .NET
16 312 (17.42%) Windows
17 299 (16.69%) Scrum
18 279 (15.58%) Microsoft
19 273 (15.24%) Configuration Management
20 266 (14.85%) Test Automation
21 257 (14.35%) PowerShell
22 253 (14.13%) Terraform
23 243 (13.57%) Bash Shell
24 237 (13.23%) Microservices
25 233 (13.01%) Software Engineering
26 224 (12.51%) SQL Server
27 220 (12.28%) Finance
28 214 (11.95%) TDD

DevOps
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 97 (5.42%) Apache
2 80 (4.47%) Confluence
3 77 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (3.69%) IIS
5 46 (2.57%) Tomcat
6 43 (2.40%) nginx
7 34 (1.90%) JBoss
8 32 (1.79%) Apache Spark
9 29 (1.62%) WebLogic
10 27 (1.51%) SharePoint
11 22 (1.23%) CMS
12 20 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (1.01%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.01%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.67%) NServiceBus
15 11 (0.61%) Anypoint
15 11 (0.61%) Mule
15 11 (0.61%) Mule ESB
15 11 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.39%) Fireworks
3 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.056%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.45%) SAP GRC
2 8 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.17%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.056%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 735 (41.04%) Amazon AWS
2 572 (31.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (8.60%) SaaS
4 119 (6.64%) PaaS
5 104 (5.81%) GitHub
6 100 (5.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 91 (5.08%) IaaS
8 79 (4.41%) Office 365
9 70 (3.91%) Serverless
10 65 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 61 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
12 52 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
13 40 (2.23%) Amazon S3
14 36 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (1.68%) OpenShift
16 27 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 26 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
18 21 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 21 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
19 15 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.97%) Firewall
2 101 (5.64%) TCP/IP
3 99 (5.53%) DNS
4 61 (3.41%) DHCP
5 55 (3.07%) HTTP
6 37 (2.07%) Network Security
7 26 (1.45%) LAN
7 26 (1.45%) VPN
8 25 (1.40%) RTMP
8 25 (1.40%) RTSP
9 24 (1.34%) Internet
9 24 (1.34%) WAN
10 23 (1.28%) Wireless
11 21 (1.17%) SSL
11 21 (1.17%) VLAN
12 17 (0.95%) SAN
12 17 (0.95%) Skype
13 12 (0.67%) SSH
14 8 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
15 6 (0.34%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.87%) NoSQL
3 116 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 107 (5.97%) MySQL
5 101 (5.64%) Big Data
6 89 (4.97%) MongoDB
7 77 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (2.79%) RDBMS
9 46 (2.57%) Hadoop
10 41 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (2.23%) Redis
12 39 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (1.68%) Neo4j
15 27 (1.51%) MariaDB
16 26 (1.45%) Oracle Database
16 26 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (1.34%) DB2
18 23 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 498 (27.81%) Jenkins
2 408 (22.78%) Git (software)
3 178 (9.94%) JIRA
4 93 (5.19%) TeamCity
5 90 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 79 (4.41%) Selenium
7 74 (4.13%) GitLab
8 66 (3.69%) Maven
8 66 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 64 (3.57%) Vagrant
10 63 (3.52%) Subversion
11 61 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 60 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 57 (3.18%) Visual Studio
14 40 (2.23%) Bitbucket
15 36 (2.01%) Cucumber
16 34 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
17 26 (1.45%) JUnit
17 26 (1.45%) Mercurial
18 22 (1.23%) Gradle
General
1 220 (12.28%) Finance
2 67 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 51 (2.85%) Retail
4 42 (2.35%) Marketing
5 28 (1.56%) Electronics
6 27 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.45%) Banking
7 26 (1.45%) Publishing
8 24 (1.34%) Games
9 21 (1.17%) Advertising
10 17 (0.95%) Legal
11 9 (0.50%) Back Office
12 6 (0.34%) Billing
13 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.28%) Automotive
14 4 (0.22%) Military
15 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.056%) Law
16 1 (0.056%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 531 (29.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 410 (22.89%) Developer
3 110 (6.14%) Senior Developer
4 105 (5.86%) Java Developer
5 99 (5.53%) Architect
6 95 (5.30%) .NET Developer
7 94 (5.25%) AWS Engineer
8 92 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 91 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
10 84 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 79 (4.41%) C# Developer
12 74 (4.13%) Cloud Engineer
13 71 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
14 70 (3.91%) Lead DevOps
15 68 (3.80%) Software Engineer
16 64 (3.57%) Administrator
17 63 (3.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 62 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
19 58 (3.24%) DevOps Developer
20 55 (3.07%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (17.87%) .NET
2 190 (10.61%) Web Services
3 134 (7.48%) XML
4 131 (7.31%) REST
5 128 (7.15%) Spring
6 126 (7.04%) Node.js
7 116 (6.48%) AngularJS
8 112 (6.25%) CSS
9 103 (5.75%) React
10 96 (5.36%) HTML
11 83 (4.63%) .NET Framework
12 79 (4.41%) JSON
13 77 (4.30%) ASP.NET
13 77 (4.30%) SOAP
14 76 (4.24%) RESTful
15 72 (4.02%) jQuery
16 68 (3.80%) .NET Core
17 64 (3.57%) Entity Framework
17 64 (3.57%) WCF
18 59 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 105 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 88 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
5 52 (2.90%) User Experience
6 44 (2.46%) PKI
7 41 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
8 38 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 35 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 35 (1.95%) Replication
10 34 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 33 (1.84%) Algorithms
11 33 (1.84%) Fintech
12 30 (1.68%) Cloud Native
13 26 (1.45%) Private Cloud
14 25 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
15 20 (1.12%) Virtual Team
16 19 (1.06%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 616 (34.39%) Linux
2 312 (17.42%) Windows
3 138 (7.71%) Unix
4 131 (7.31%) Windows Server
5 89 (4.97%) CentOS
6 65 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (2.68%) Android
9 47 (2.62%) Windows 10
10 43 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (2.18%) Debian
12 31 (1.73%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.28%) DC/OS
14 21 (1.17%) AIX
15 18 (1.01%) Mesosphere
16 15 (0.84%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.67%) Windows 7
19 10 (0.56%) VMS
19 10 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 428 (23.90%) Continuous Integration
3 299 (16.69%) Scrum
4 273 (15.24%) Configuration Management
5 266 (14.85%) Test Automation
6 237 (13.23%) Microservices
7 233 (13.01%) Software Engineering
8 214 (11.95%) Mentoring
8 214 (11.95%) TDD
9 203 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 157 (8.77%) SDLC
11 153 (8.54%) Open Source
12 141 (7.87%) Analytics
13 133 (7.43%) ITIL
14 128 (7.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 127 (7.09%) MVC
16 124 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 117 (6.53%) Computer Science
18 111 (6.20%) SOA
19 110 (6.14%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 472 (26.35%) Java
1 472 (26.35%) Python
2 393 (21.94%) SQL
3 341 (19.04%) JavaScript
4 326 (18.20%) C#
5 257 (14.35%) PowerShell
6 243 (13.57%) Bash Shell
7 129 (7.20%) C++
8 116 (6.48%) Ruby
9 94 (5.25%) PHP
10 86 (4.80%) C
11 84 (4.69%) Go
12 81 (4.52%) Perl
13 70 (3.91%) Shell Script
14 56 (3.13%) T-SQL
15 45 (2.51%) PL/SQL
16 43 (2.40%) Java 8
17 35 (1.95%) Scala
18 23 (1.28%) Kotlin
19 15 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 185 (10.33%) Degree
2 134 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 104 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 55 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 46 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.45%) AWS Certification
7 22 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.84%) CCNA
9 15 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.84%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
11 12 (0.67%) CISSP
12 9 (0.50%) ISEB
12 9 (0.50%) RHCSA
13 8 (0.45%) RHCE
14 7 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.34%) CISM
15 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.53%) QA
2 37 (2.07%) SLA
3 27 (1.51%) GDPR
4 11 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.50%) GAMP
6 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.17%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.17%) PMO
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.056%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 470 (26.24%) Docker
2 130 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 117 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (6.20%) Hyper-V
5 64 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 43 (2.40%) VirtualBox
7 36 (2.01%) vSphere
8 32 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (1.68%) oVirt
10 26 (1.45%) RHEV
11 17 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.89%) LXC
13 12 (0.67%) iptables
14 8 (0.45%) XenApp
15 6 (0.34%) Firmware
15 6 (0.34%) Varnish
15 6 (0.34%) Xen
16 5 (0.28%) NFS
16 5 (0.28%) pfSense
16 5 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 405 (22.61%) Ansible
2 328 (18.31%) Kubernetes
3 326 (18.20%) Puppet
4 253 (14.13%) Terraform
5 210 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (3.07%) Salt
7 37 (2.07%) Kibana
8 35 (1.95%) Grafana
9 32 (1.79%) SCOM
10 31 (1.73%) Nagios
10 31 (1.73%) Packer
10 31 (1.73%) SCCM
11 26 (1.45%) ZABBIX
12 22 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
13 20 (1.12%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.67%) Graphite
15 11 (0.61%) CloudHub
15 11 (0.61%) vCenter Server
16 10 (0.56%) Consul
17 9 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 279 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 175 (9.77%) Oracle
3 154 (8.60%) VMware
4 106 (5.92%) Google
5 86 (4.80%) Red Hat
6 42 (2.35%) SAP
7 32 (1.79%) New Relic
8 30 (1.68%) Atlassian
9 29 (1.62%) Cisco
9 29 (1.62%) Citrix
10 25 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.34%) Splunk
12 20 (1.12%) Tableau
13 18 (1.01%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.89%) MuleSoft
14 16 (0.89%) Samsung
15 15 (0.84%) Meraki
16 14 (0.78%) IBM
16 14 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 13 (0.73%) Xamarin