Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 64 103
Rank change year-on-year +27 +39 +93
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,713 1,396 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.07% 4.51% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 5.02% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,437 1,162 887
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
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 25,691 27,829 30,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.87% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21,060 22,902 25,228
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +17 659 £60,000 +9.09% 114
Hampshire +59 390 £55,000 - 52
Berkshire +6 364 £60,000 +0.84% 59
Surrey +9 343 £55,000 -10.20% 51
Oxfordshire +15 196 £62,500 +13.64% 41
West Sussex +40 141 £55,000 - 23
East Sussex -6 116 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Buckinghamshire +35 98 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Kent +44 51 £55,000 -18.52% 28
Sussex - 7 £95,000 -
Middlesex -14 6 £75,500 +16.15%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 946 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (40.40%) Amazon AWS
3 626 (36.54%) Linux
4 609 (35.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 479 (27.96%) Jenkins
6 455 (26.56%) Python
7 434 (25.34%) Docker
8 425 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
9 396 (23.12%) Git (software)
10 390 (22.77%) Java
11 374 (21.83%) SQL
12 353 (20.61%) Ansible
13 347 (20.26%) Puppet
14 332 (19.38%) Windows
15 299 (17.45%) Scrum
16 293 (17.10%) Microsoft
17 292 (17.05%) .NET
18 291 (16.99%) C#
19 281 (16.40%) PowerShell
19 281 (16.40%) Kubernetes
20 268 (15.65%) JavaScript
21 260 (15.18%) Bash Shell
22 253 (14.77%) Configuration Management
23 241 (14.07%) SQL Server
24 233 (13.60%) Microservices
25 227 (13.25%) Finance
26 225 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
27 222 (12.96%) Test Automation
28 221 (12.90%) Terraform
29 207 (12.08%) 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
1 123 (7.18%) Apache
2 103 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (4.26%) IIS
4 72 (4.20%) Confluence
5 51 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 45 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 45 (2.63%) JBoss
6 45 (2.63%) nginx
7 38 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.46%) CMS
9 24 (1.40%) OpenStack
10 20 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.88%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.70%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.70%) Drupal
12 12 (0.70%) NServiceBus
13 11 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.64%) Jupyter
13 11 (0.64%) Mule
13 11 (0.64%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.18%) GIMP
5 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.058%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.23%) Magento
3 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.23%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.058%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.058%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 692 (40.40%) Amazon AWS
2 609 (35.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (9.63%) PaaS
4 125 (7.30%) IaaS
5 119 (6.95%) GitHub
6 115 (6.71%) SaaS
7 96 (5.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 85 (4.96%) Office 365
9 71 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
10 67 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 61 (3.56%) Serverless
12 40 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
13 38 (2.22%) Amazon S3
14 33 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
15 31 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 27 (1.58%) OpenShift
17 22 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 20 (1.17%) npm
19 17 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
20 16 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 121 (7.06%) Firewall
2 104 (6.07%) DNS
3 74 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 64 (3.74%) DHCP
5 38 (2.22%) HTTP
6 37 (2.16%) Network Security
7 25 (1.46%) Internet
7 25 (1.46%) RTMP
7 25 (1.46%) RTSP
8 23 (1.34%) Skype
9 22 (1.28%) LAN
9 22 (1.28%) VPN
9 22 (1.28%) WAN
10 19 (1.11%) SAN
10 19 (1.11%) VLAN
10 19 (1.11%) Wireless
11 10 (0.58%) DAB
12 9 (0.53%) SSH
13 6 (0.35%) DSL
13 6 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 139 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 137 (8.00%) MySQL
4 102 (5.95%) Big Data
5 95 (5.55%) MongoDB
6 90 (5.25%) Relational Database
7 82 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 61 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 55 (3.21%) Hadoop
11 45 (2.63%) Redis
12 42 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 36 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (1.75%) Neo4j
17 29 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
18 28 (1.63%) MariaDB
19 25 (1.46%) Oracle Database
20 23 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 479 (27.96%) Jenkins
2 396 (23.12%) Git (software)
3 169 (9.87%) JIRA
4 88 (5.14%) TeamCity
5 87 (5.08%) Subversion
6 75 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 65 (3.79%) GitLab
8 64 (3.74%) Selenium
9 56 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (3.27%) Visual Studio
10 55 (3.21%) Maven
11 54 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 54 (3.15%) Bitbucket
12 48 (2.80%) Vagrant
13 43 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
14 39 (2.28%) Gradle
15 38 (2.22%) Mercurial
16 31 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
17 25 (1.46%) Cucumber
18 24 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 227 (13.25%) Finance
2 83 (4.85%) Retail
3 61 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.69%) Marketing
5 45 (2.63%) Games
6 32 (1.87%) Electronics
7 31 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.69%) Banking
9 20 (1.17%) Publishing
10 18 (1.05%) Legal
11 15 (0.88%) Advertising
12 12 (0.70%) Back Office
13 5 (0.29%) Military
14 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.23%) Automotive
14 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.058%) German Language
Job Titles
1 562 (32.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 311 (18.16%) Developer
3 122 (7.12%) Architect
4 91 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
5 84 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 75 (4.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 74 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
8 72 (4.20%) Administrator
9 71 (4.14%) Senior Developer
9 71 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 69 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
11 67 (3.91%) .NET Developer
11 67 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 67 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
12 66 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
13 65 (3.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 63 (3.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 62 (3.62%) C# Developer
16 55 (3.21%) Java Developer
17 54 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (17.05%) .NET
2 172 (10.04%) Web Services
3 127 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 119 (6.95%) REST
5 109 (6.36%) XML
6 105 (6.13%) CSS
7 101 (5.90%) HTML
8 95 (5.55%) React
9 93 (5.43%) Spring
10 90 (5.25%) Node.js
11 69 (4.03%) RESTful
12 68 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
13 67 (3.91%) ASP.NET
13 67 (3.91%) SOAP
14 62 (3.62%) LAMP
15 58 (3.39%) jQuery
16 55 (3.21%) .NET Framework
17 53 (3.09%) JSON
18 50 (2.92%) .NET Core
19 47 (2.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.01%) Public Cloud
2 85 (4.96%) Data Centre
3 69 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.04%) PKI
5 46 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (2.39%) User Experience
7 36 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.10%) Replication
8 35 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 31 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 25 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
13 24 (1.40%) Fintech
14 23 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (1.28%) Cloud Native
16 21 (1.23%) Virtual Team
17 19 (1.11%) Private Cloud
18 18 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 626 (36.54%) Linux
2 332 (19.38%) Windows
3 122 (7.12%) Windows Server
4 116 (6.77%) Unix
5 93 (5.43%) CentOS
6 65 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (3.15%) Windows 10
10 47 (2.74%) Debian
11 37 (2.16%) Ubuntu
12 21 (1.23%) Android
13 11 (0.64%) DC/OS
14 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.53%) VMS
15 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.47%) Mesosphere
16 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
3 299 (17.45%) Scrum
4 253 (14.77%) Configuration Management
5 233 (13.60%) Microservices
6 222 (12.96%) Test Automation
7 207 (12.08%) TDD
8 188 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 173 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 167 (9.75%) Mentoring
11 161 (9.40%) Open Source
12 138 (8.06%) ITIL
12 138 (8.06%) SDLC
13 125 (7.30%) Kanban
14 123 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 117 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
16 104 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 100 (5.84%) Deployment Automation
18 99 (5.78%) Computer Science
19 96 (5.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 455 (26.56%) Python
2 390 (22.77%) Java
3 374 (21.83%) SQL
4 291 (16.99%) C#
5 281 (16.40%) PowerShell
6 268 (15.65%) JavaScript
7 260 (15.18%) Bash Shell
8 128 (7.47%) Ruby
9 93 (5.43%) C++
10 90 (5.25%) Perl
11 78 (4.55%) PHP
12 76 (4.44%) Go
13 68 (3.97%) Shell Script
14 61 (3.56%) T-SQL
15 57 (3.33%) C
16 47 (2.74%) Java 8
17 31 (1.81%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.75%) Scala
19 20 (1.17%) ES6
20 16 (0.93%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 205 (11.97%) Degree
2 98 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.34%) AWS Certification
7 22 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (0.99%) CCNA
9 16 (0.93%) CISSP
9 16 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
11 13 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.76%) RHCE
12 11 (0.64%) ISEB
13 9 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.53%) RHCSA
14 7 (0.41%) MCSE
15 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.95%) QA
2 30 (1.75%) SLA
3 19 (1.11%) GDPR
3 19 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.41%) COBIT
7 5 (0.29%) PMO
8 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.18%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.18%) GAMP
9 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 434 (25.34%) Docker
2 126 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 103 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (5.20%) Hyper-V
5 65 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (2.16%) oVirt
7 32 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.81%) RHEV
8 31 (1.81%) vSphere
9 28 (1.63%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.70%) LXC
12 11 (0.64%) XenServer
13 10 (0.58%) Apache Flume
13 10 (0.58%) HDFS
13 10 (0.58%) KVM
14 8 (0.47%) iptables
14 8 (0.47%) NFS
14 8 (0.47%) Xen
15 7 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 353 (20.61%) Ansible
2 347 (20.26%) Puppet
3 281 (16.40%) Kubernetes
4 225 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
5 221 (12.90%) Terraform
6 52 (3.04%) Kibana
7 47 (2.74%) Salt
8 40 (2.34%) ZABBIX
9 38 (2.22%) Grafana
10 37 (2.16%) SCCM
11 36 (2.10%) SCOM
12 35 (2.04%) Nagios
13 34 (1.98%) Packer
14 24 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
15 22 (1.28%) logstash
16 19 (1.11%) Prometheus
17 12 (0.70%) Graylog
18 11 (0.64%) CloudHub
18 11 (0.64%) Consul
18 11 (0.64%) Graphite
Vendors
1 293 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 178 (10.39%) Oracle
3 149 (8.70%) VMware
4 103 (6.01%) Google
5 89 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 50 (2.92%) Atlassian
7 43 (2.51%) SAP
8 32 (1.87%) Cisco
9 25 (1.46%) IBM
9 25 (1.46%) Sitecore
10 24 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.34%) Citrix
12 21 (1.23%) New Relic
12 21 (1.23%) ServiceNow
13 19 (1.11%) Splunk
14 17 (0.99%) MuleSoft
14 17 (0.99%) Tableau
15 15 (0.88%) Pega
16 14 (0.82%) Meraki
17 12 (0.70%) Ab Initio