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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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,647 2,497 1,162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.20% 15.03% 10.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.88% 16.03% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 1,580 947
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £49,250 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.19%
75th Percentile £80,000 £74,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +0.06%

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 20,557 15,576 10,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 94.77% 93.79% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11,713 10,972 8,410
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -6 766 £60,000 +9.09% 59
Thames Valley -7 710 £70,000 +16.67% 94
Surrey -1 501 £67,500 +8.00% 42
Berkshire -7 374 £70,000 +16.67% 47
East Sussex -1 283 £65,000 +8.33% 13
Buckinghamshire -16 216 £65,000 +8.33% 27
Kent +19 210 £67,500 +28.57% 7
Oxfordshire -15 122 £70,750 +20.43% 20
West Sussex -3 113 £65,000 - 16
Middlesex - 29 £55,500 - 1
Sussex 0 21 £50,000 +8.11%
Home Counties -6 6 £33,500 -58.13%
Isle of Wight -4 1 £30,500 -3.94%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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 1,580 (59.69%) Agile
2 1,251 (47.26%) Azure
3 914 (34.53%) CI/CD
4 912 (34.45%) C#
5 885 (33.43%) AWS
6 794 (30.00%) Azure DevOps
7 733 (27.69%) Docker
8 713 (26.94%) .NET
9 642 (24.25%) Python
10 612 (23.12%) Software Engineering
11 594 (22.44%) Git (software)
12 590 (22.29%) JavaScript
13 547 (20.66%) Kubernetes
14 536 (20.25%) Finance
15 504 (19.04%) Test Automation
16 500 (18.89%) SQL
17 497 (18.78%) Java
18 474 (17.91%) Scrum
19 455 (17.19%) Degree
19 455 (17.19%) Jenkins
20 451 (17.04%) Social Skills
21 413 (15.60%) Mentoring
22 408 (15.41%) Linux
23 407 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
24 402 (15.19%) React
25 394 (14.88%) Microsoft
26 386 (14.58%) AngularJS
27 380 (14.36%) Terraform
28 378 (14.28%) Full Stack Development
29 370 (13.98%) Microservices

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 62 (2.34%) IIS
2 56 (2.12%) Apache
3 48 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 43 (1.62%) CMS
5 38 (1.44%) WordPress
6 35 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 31 (1.17%) Confluence
7 31 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 27 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 19 (0.72%) JBoss
11 14 (0.53%) Drupal
12 12 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (0.42%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.42%) nginx
13 11 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.38%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (0.94%) Campfire
1 25 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.42%) CATIA
6 11 (0.42%) Simulink
7 10 (0.38%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.15%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.15%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.15%) Windchill
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (0.91%) Magento
2 21 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.42%) DELMIA
4 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.038%) Sonata
6 1 (0.038%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,251 (47.26%) Azure
2 885 (33.43%) AWS
3 794 (30.00%) Azure DevOps
4 346 (13.07%) Serverless
5 337 (12.73%) SaaS
6 245 (9.26%) GCP
7 212 (8.01%) GitHub
8 173 (6.54%) PaaS
9 131 (4.95%) AWS Lambda
10 108 (4.08%) OpenShift
11 106 (4.00%) Power Platform
12 101 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 79 (2.98%) Microsoft 365
14 61 (2.30%) AWS CodePipeline
14 61 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
15 60 (2.27%) Azure AKS
16 59 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
17 54 (2.04%) GitHub Actions
18 53 (2.00%) IaaS
19 51 (1.93%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.02%) Firewall
2 50 (1.89%) Wireless
3 36 (1.36%) DNS
3 36 (1.36%) Network Security
4 35 (1.32%) Broadband
5 32 (1.21%) Kerberos
6 29 (1.10%) Internet
7 27 (1.02%) Wireshark
8 26 (0.98%) LAN
9 25 (0.94%) WAN
10 19 (0.72%) SD-WAN
11 18 (0.68%) TCP/IP
12 16 (0.60%) SSL
13 15 (0.57%) WLAN
14 14 (0.53%) SNA
15 12 (0.45%) VPN
16 11 (0.42%) DHCP
16 11 (0.42%) HTTP
17 8 (0.30%) SAN
17 8 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 136 (5.14%) NoSQL
3 120 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 118 (4.46%) MySQL
5 116 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (3.78%) Big Data
7 88 (3.32%) Power BI
8 86 (3.25%) MongoDB
9 80 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
10 76 (2.87%) Data Lake
11 66 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
12 56 (2.12%) DynamoDB
13 52 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 32 (1.21%) Redis
16 31 (1.17%) Amazon Athena
16 31 (1.17%) Hadoop
17 29 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
18 26 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 594 (22.44%) Git (software)
2 455 (17.19%) Jenkins
3 197 (7.44%) JIRA
4 151 (5.70%) Selenium
5 130 (4.91%) Visual Studio
6 102 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 86 (3.25%) Maven
8 82 (3.10%) SpecFlow
9 81 (3.06%) GitLab
10 73 (2.76%) Subversion
11 34 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 32 (1.21%) NUnit
13 30 (1.13%) Jasmine
13 30 (1.13%) JUnit
14 29 (1.10%) Bitbucket
15 26 (0.98%) Mockito
16 25 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (0.94%) WebDriver
17 23 (0.87%) Gradle
18 20 (0.76%) Cucumber
General
1 536 (20.25%) Finance
2 451 (17.04%) Social Skills
3 182 (6.88%) Legal
4 147 (5.55%) Retail
5 145 (5.48%) Marketing
6 143 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
7 132 (4.99%) Manufacturing
8 125 (4.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 99 (3.74%) Games
10 98 (3.70%) Law
11 73 (2.76%) Banking
12 58 (2.19%) Telecoms
13 53 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 43 (1.62%) Public Sector
15 42 (1.59%) Organisational Skills
16 35 (1.32%) Advertising
17 31 (1.17%) Influencing Skills
18 23 (0.87%) Wearables
19 20 (0.76%) Electronics
19 20 (0.76%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 812 (30.68%) Developer
2 412 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 267 (10.09%) Software Developer
4 263 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 239 (9.03%) Software Engineer
6 162 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 140 (5.29%) .NET Developer
8 112 (4.23%) Data Engineer
9 108 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
10 104 (3.93%) Analyst
10 104 (3.93%) Architect
11 92 (3.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 90 (3.40%) Senior Software Developer
13 83 (3.14%) Cloud Engineer
14 80 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
15 78 (2.95%) C# Software Developer
16 72 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
17 68 (2.57%) Azure Engineer
17 68 (2.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 67 (2.53%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (26.94%) .NET
2 402 (15.19%) React
3 386 (14.58%) AngularJS
4 294 (11.11%) HTML
5 283 (10.69%) .NET Core
6 236 (8.92%) CSS
7 231 (8.73%) ASP.NET
8 215 (8.12%) Node.js
9 201 (7.59%) .NET Framework
9 201 (7.59%) Vue.js
10 178 (6.72%) HTML5
10 178 (6.72%) RESTful
11 153 (5.78%) REST
12 142 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 126 (4.76%) Kafka
14 125 (4.72%) JSON
15 117 (4.42%) CSS3
16 99 (3.74%) jQuery
17 96 (3.63%) Web Services
18 91 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 187 (7.06%) Cloud Native
2 180 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
3 135 (5.10%) Algorithms
4 119 (4.50%) User Experience
5 114 (4.31%) Data Structures
6 101 (3.82%) Public Cloud
6 101 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 98 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 75 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
9 71 (2.68%) Private Cloud
10 66 (2.49%) Life Science
11 63 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 63 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
12 54 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 52 (1.96%) Cyberattack
14 41 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
14 41 (1.55%) IoT
15 36 (1.36%) Renewable Energy
16 35 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
17 30 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 408 (15.41%) Linux
2 233 (8.80%) Windows
3 97 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 74 (2.80%) Unix
5 70 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (2.19%) Android
7 56 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 56 (2.12%) CentOS
8 24 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.87%) Debian
10 21 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
12 11 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.30%) VMS
15 5 (0.19%) Solaris
15 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
16 3 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.11%) SUSE
17 1 (0.038%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,580 (59.69%) Agile
2 914 (34.53%) CI/CD
3 612 (23.12%) Software Engineering
4 504 (19.04%) Test Automation
5 474 (17.91%) Scrum
6 413 (15.60%) Mentoring
7 407 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 378 (14.28%) Full Stack Development
9 370 (13.98%) Microservices
10 344 (13.00%) Computer Science
11 337 (12.73%) TDD
12 292 (11.03%) Risk Management
13 271 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
14 251 (9.48%) Commercialisation
15 245 (9.26%) Analytics
16 239 (9.03%) Infrastructure as Code
17 204 (7.71%) SDLC
18 190 (7.18%) Cybersecurity
19 183 (6.91%) Project Management
20 175 (6.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 912 (34.45%) C#
2 642 (24.25%) Python
3 590 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 500 (18.89%) SQL
5 497 (18.78%) Java
6 287 (10.84%) PowerShell
7 259 (9.78%) Bash
8 181 (6.84%) Go
9 170 (6.42%) C++
10 165 (6.23%) TypeScript
11 143 (5.40%) PHP
12 132 (4.99%) C
13 82 (3.10%) T-SQL
14 70 (2.64%) Objective-C
15 69 (2.61%) Ruby
16 61 (2.30%) Groovy
17 59 (2.23%) Scala
18 57 (2.15%) Shell Script
19 53 (2.00%) Perl
20 47 (1.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 455 (17.19%) Degree
2 206 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 175 (6.61%) Security Cleared
4 120 (4.53%) SC Cleared
5 39 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 37 (1.40%) ISEB
7 35 (1.32%) CISSP
8 29 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
9 27 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (0.91%) PMP
11 23 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 20 (0.76%) CISM
13 20 (0.76%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.64%) CASP
14 17 (0.64%) CompTIA CySA+
15 16 (0.60%) CCSP
16 15 (0.57%) PhD
17 14 (0.53%) AWS Certification
17 14 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (9.75%) QA
2 90 (3.40%) Accessibility
3 50 (1.89%) SLA
4 43 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.40%) GDPR
6 35 (1.32%) COBIT
7 32 (1.21%) PCI DSS
8 30 (1.13%) GRC
9 27 (1.02%) Data Quality
10 19 (0.72%) WCAG
11 18 (0.68%) SOC 2
12 14 (0.53%) SOC 1
13 10 (0.38%) NIST
14 8 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.30%) IASME
15 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.15%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 733 (27.69%) Docker
2 48 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 32 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.83%) Firmware
6 12 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.42%) vSphere
8 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.15%) KVM
10 2 (0.076%) LXC
10 2 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.038%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.038%) Postfix
11 1 (0.038%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.038%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 547 (20.66%) Kubernetes
2 380 (14.36%) Terraform
3 319 (12.05%) Ansible
4 108 (4.08%) Puppet
5 100 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (3.25%) Grafana
7 43 (1.62%) Prometheus
8 36 (1.36%) Kibana
9 18 (0.68%) SCCM
10 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.53%) PowerCLI
11 11 (0.42%) Istio
11 11 (0.42%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.34%) logstash
13 8 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.30%) Packer
13 8 (0.30%) RSA Archer
14 6 (0.23%) HP ALM
14 6 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 394 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 113 (4.27%) Google
3 86 (3.25%) Oracle
4 83 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
5 71 (2.68%) VMware
6 68 (2.57%) Red Hat
7 64 (2.42%) Databricks
8 52 (1.96%) Splunk
9 47 (1.78%) MuleSoft
10 45 (1.70%) Xamarin
11 30 (1.13%) Atlassian
11 30 (1.13%) New Relic
12 29 (1.10%) Cisco
13 27 (1.02%) SaltStack
14 26 (0.98%) WooCommerce
15 23 (0.87%) Sun
16 20 (0.76%) SAP
17 19 (0.72%) Palantir
18 17 (0.64%) Citrix
19 16 (0.60%) Adobe