Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 31 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +26 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,858 1,916 1,517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.71% 7.21% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 7.86% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 1,636 1,328
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,625 £82,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 19,315 24,363 28,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.53% 91.72% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,574 19,907 23,525
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in the South East.

Salary trend for DevOps in the South East

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the South East over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +8 762 £60,000 - 150
Berkshire +11 463 £62,500 +4.17% 76
Hampshire 0 404 £52,500 -4.55% 56
Surrey +14 313 £60,000 +4.35% 49
East Sussex +21 200 £52,500 - 11
Oxfordshire -4 161 £60,000 -7.69% 53
Buckinghamshire +45 138 £56,250 -2.17% 21
West Sussex +15 126 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Kent +6 42 £52,500 - 14
Middlesex +3 5 £72,500 +15.08% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 902 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (44.67%) Azure
3 518 (27.88%) AWS
4 472 (25.40%) .NET
5 456 (24.54%) Linux
6 426 (22.93%) C#
7 417 (22.44%) Python
8 414 (22.28%) Docker
9 409 (22.01%) Microsoft
10 378 (20.34%) Git (software)
11 375 (20.18%) JavaScript
12 369 (19.86%) SQL
13 354 (19.05%) Java
14 335 (18.03%) SQL Server
15 332 (17.87%) Kubernetes
16 321 (17.28%) Windows
17 305 (16.42%) Finance
18 303 (16.31%) Scrum
18 303 (16.31%) Jenkins
19 290 (15.61%) Ansible
20 276 (14.85%) Test Automation
21 275 (14.80%) PowerShell
22 274 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
23 250 (13.46%) Terraform
24 225 (12.11%) TDD
25 214 (11.52%) Software Engineering
26 213 (11.46%) AngularJS
27 207 (11.14%) JIRA
28 200 (10.76%) Microservices
29 193 (10.39%) Bash Shell

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
1 126 (6.78%) Confluence
2 67 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (2.91%) Apache
4 53 (2.85%) IIS
5 44 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 40 (2.15%) Apache Spark
7 37 (1.99%) CMS
8 24 (1.29%) MS Exchange
9 22 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.86%) nginx
11 16 (0.86%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.65%) WordPress
15 10 (0.54%) JBoss
16 6 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.32%) Umbraco
17 5 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
18 4 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.22%) InVision
7 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.16%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.11%) Sketch
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) assyst
5 2 (0.11%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.11%) Magento
5 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.054%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.054%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 830 (44.67%) Azure
2 518 (27.88%) AWS
3 185 (9.96%) SaaS
4 105 (5.65%) Office 365
5 99 (5.33%) GCP
6 93 (5.01%) PaaS
7 76 (4.09%) Serverless
8 75 (4.04%) GitHub
9 71 (3.82%) IaaS
10 68 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 60 (3.23%) Power Platform
12 42 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 42 (2.26%) OpenShift
13 34 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (1.13%) Akamai
15 21 (1.13%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (1.08%) Slack
17 18 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
18 17 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.90%) Firewall
2 74 (3.98%) DNS
3 52 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.10%) DHCP
5 38 (2.05%) Wireless
6 36 (1.94%) HTTP
7 30 (1.61%) Internet
8 28 (1.51%) VPN
9 19 (1.02%) SSL
10 18 (0.97%) BGP
10 18 (0.97%) SAN
11 17 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (0.86%) LAN
13 14 (0.75%) OSPF
13 14 (0.75%) WAN
14 13 (0.70%) Network Security
15 12 (0.65%) FTP
16 11 (0.59%) VoIP
17 9 (0.48%) SSH
18 7 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 107 (5.76%) Big Data
3 82 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 67 (3.61%) MySQL
5 65 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (3.34%) NoSQL
7 56 (3.01%) Power BI
8 46 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 44 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 43 (2.31%) Hadoop
11 37 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (1.67%) Data Lake
15 29 (1.56%) Redis
16 28 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
17 23 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
19 21 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
20 20 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 378 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 303 (16.31%) Jenkins
3 207 (11.14%) JIRA
4 112 (6.03%) Selenium
5 106 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 78 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 73 (3.93%) TeamCity
8 62 (3.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 60 (3.23%) Cucumber
10 51 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 47 (2.53%) SpecFlow
12 42 (2.26%) Maven
13 38 (2.05%) GitLab
14 33 (1.78%) WebDriver
15 31 (1.67%) JMeter
16 27 (1.45%) Bitbucket
16 27 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
17 26 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 26 (1.40%) SonarQube
18 24 (1.29%) Subversion
General
1 305 (16.42%) Finance
2 97 (5.22%) Retail
3 39 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.61%) Marketing
5 25 (1.35%) Public Sector
6 22 (1.18%) Games
7 16 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 15 (0.81%) Electronics
9 12 (0.65%) Banking
9 12 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.43%) Advertising
12 7 (0.38%) Military
13 5 (0.27%) Back Office
14 4 (0.22%) Legal
14 4 (0.22%) Publishing
15 3 (0.16%) Automotive
15 3 (0.16%) Law
15 3 (0.16%) Police
15 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 471 (25.35%) Developer
2 462 (24.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 150 (8.07%) Software Developer
4 137 (7.37%) Architect
5 112 (6.03%) Senior Developer
6 102 (5.49%) .NET Developer
7 95 (5.11%) Software Engineer
8 84 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 69 (3.71%) C# Developer
10 65 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 63 (3.39%) Analyst
11 63 (3.39%) Azure Engineer
12 62 (3.34%) Senior DevOps
13 60 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
14 58 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 57 (3.07%) Lead DevOps
16 55 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
17 49 (2.64%) Senior Software Developer
18 44 (2.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
19 43 (2.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (25.40%) .NET
2 213 (11.46%) AngularJS
3 172 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 164 (8.83%) CSS
5 161 (8.67%) HTML
6 157 (8.45%) .NET Framework
7 154 (8.29%) .NET Core
7 154 (8.29%) Web Services
8 129 (6.94%) Node.js
9 118 (6.35%) React
10 109 (5.87%) REST
11 94 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (4.90%) Spring
13 90 (4.84%) RESTful
14 82 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
15 71 (3.82%) HTML5
15 71 (3.82%) JSON
16 69 (3.71%) XML
17 68 (3.66%) Entity Framework
18 65 (3.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 99 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (3.34%) Public Cloud
4 52 (2.80%) User Experience
5 50 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 49 (2.64%) Cloud Native
7 35 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 28 (1.51%) Clustering
9 28 (1.51%) Tandem
10 26 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (1.02%) Reinsurance
13 16 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.75%) iPad
14 14 (0.75%) Replication
15 10 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.54%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 456 (24.54%) Linux
2 321 (17.28%) Windows
3 128 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 60 (3.23%) Unix
5 46 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 28 (1.51%) Debian
8 25 (1.35%) CentOS
9 23 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (1.08%) Android
12 17 (0.91%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.54%) AIX
14 10 (0.54%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.38%) Solaris
16 5 (0.27%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.27%) VMS
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 902 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (16.31%) Scrum
3 276 (14.85%) Test Automation
4 274 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
5 225 (12.11%) TDD
6 214 (11.52%) Software Engineering
7 200 (10.76%) Microservices
8 167 (8.99%) MVC
9 154 (8.29%) SDLC
10 148 (7.97%) Mentoring
11 141 (7.59%) BDD
12 139 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 139 (7.48%) ITIL
13 129 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
14 119 (6.40%) Configuration Management
15 105 (5.65%) Software Delivery
16 99 (5.33%) Migration
17 97 (5.22%) Infrastructure as Code
18 94 (5.06%) Project Management
18 94 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 426 (22.93%) C#
2 417 (22.44%) Python
3 375 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 369 (19.86%) SQL
5 354 (19.05%) Java
6 275 (14.80%) PowerShell
7 193 (10.39%) Bash Shell
8 103 (5.54%) PHP
9 91 (4.90%) Ruby
10 86 (4.63%) C++
11 58 (3.12%) TypeScript
12 54 (2.91%) C
13 47 (2.53%) Perl
14 40 (2.15%) Go
15 32 (1.72%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.67%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.56%) Scala
18 23 (1.24%) Java 8
19 20 (1.08%) Groovy
20 19 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 134 (7.21%) Degree
3 125 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 50 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.24%) ISEB
7 22 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.86%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.75%) CCNP
11 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.43%) MCSE
12 8 (0.43%) SANS
13 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.27%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.22%) CISSP
14 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.16%) IBM Certification
16 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (9.31%) QA
2 43 (2.31%) SLA
3 33 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.13%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.86%) NIST
8 11 (0.59%) GDPR
9 10 (0.54%) COBIT
10 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.22%) WCAG
11 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.11%) PMO
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.054%) PSD2
System Software
1 414 (22.28%) Docker
2 109 (5.87%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.65%) DFS Replication
6 10 (0.54%) oVirt
6 10 (0.54%) RHEV
7 8 (0.43%) Kamailio
7 8 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.32%) Postfix
9 6 (0.32%) vCloud
10 5 (0.27%) vSphere
11 4 (0.22%) iptables
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.11%) NFS
14 1 (0.054%) Firmware
14 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 332 (17.87%) Kubernetes
2 290 (15.61%) Ansible
3 250 (13.46%) Terraform
4 174 (9.36%) Puppet
5 135 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.21%) SCCM
7 24 (1.29%) SCOM
8 23 (1.24%) Salt
9 20 (1.08%) Grafana
10 18 (0.97%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.75%) Packer
12 12 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (0.48%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.43%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.43%) Nagios
15 6 (0.32%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
15 6 (0.32%) Icinga
15 6 (0.32%) Kibana
15 6 (0.32%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 409 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.36%) Google
2 81 (4.36%) VMware
3 77 (4.14%) Oracle
4 60 (3.23%) Cisco
5 54 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 35 (1.88%) Meraki
7 31 (1.67%) Splunk
8 30 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 29 (1.56%) IBM
10 26 (1.40%) SAP
10 26 (1.40%) Xamarin
11 25 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.13%) ServiceNow
13 20 (1.08%) HP
13 20 (1.08%) Juniper
14 11 (0.59%) F5
15 10 (0.54%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.54%) Databricks
16 9 (0.48%) SaltStack