Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 53 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 +16 +67
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,038 1,533 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.78% 5.11% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.53% 5.68% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,534 1,318 974
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,575 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,625 £71,250
England median annual salary £64,963 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.94% +4.17% +4.35%

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 23,881 26,999 26,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.17% 90.02% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19,170 22,478 21,456
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 16 June 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 16 June 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 +17 887 £60,000 +4.35% 105
Hampshire +42 588 £50,000 - 29
Berkshire +18 555 £60,000 - 45
Surrey +3 255 £60,000 - 33
Oxfordshire +32 248 £61,000 +0.83% 39
East Sussex +17 121 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Sussex +22 102 £63,750 +26.87% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 83 £51,250 -6.82% 21
Kent +70 76 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Middlesex -6 3 £75,000 -31.82%
Sussex +5 1 £92,500 +32.14%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 1,111 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 749 (36.75%) Amazon AWS
3 725 (35.57%) Linux
4 670 (32.88%) Java
5 658 (32.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 647 (31.75%) Docker
7 639 (31.35%) Python
8 551 (27.04%) Jenkins
9 486 (23.85%) SQL
10 481 (23.60%) Kubernetes
11 480 (23.55%) JavaScript
12 468 (22.96%) Ansible
13 461 (22.62%) Git (software)
14 427 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
15 418 (20.51%) C#
16 409 (20.07%) .NET
17 365 (17.91%) Windows
18 362 (17.76%) Microsoft
19 354 (17.37%) Puppet
20 346 (16.98%) Software Engineering
21 335 (16.44%) Test Automation
22 321 (15.75%) TDD
23 309 (15.16%) Scrum
23 309 (15.16%) Terraform
24 279 (13.69%) SQL Server
25 266 (13.05%) PowerShell
26 264 (12.95%) Analytics
27 258 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
28 247 (12.12%) Bash Shell
29 245 (12.02%) Mentoring

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
1 111 (5.45%) Confluence
2 77 (3.78%) Apache
3 69 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 67 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (3.29%) IIS
5 55 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 41 (2.01%) nginx
7 36 (1.77%) JBoss
8 35 (1.72%) SharePoint
9 30 (1.47%) Apache Spark
9 30 (1.47%) OpenStack
10 23 (1.13%) CMS
11 19 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.74%) Umbraco
14 14 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 13 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.54%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 9 (0.44%) Kentico
Applications
1 22 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.74%) Fireworks
2 15 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.39%) Adobe XD
5 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.049%) HipChat
6 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.39%) nopCommerce
2 8 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.39%) SAP GRC
2 8 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.049%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.049%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.049%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 749 (36.75%) Amazon AWS
2 658 (32.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (9.57%) SaaS
4 185 (9.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 125 (6.13%) PaaS
6 109 (5.35%) Serverless
7 106 (5.20%) IaaS
8 73 (3.58%) GitHub
9 67 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 65 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
11 64 (3.14%) Office 365
12 53 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
13 41 (2.01%) Amazon S3
14 35 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (1.72%) OpenShift
15 33 (1.62%) Power Platform
16 32 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (1.08%) npm
18 21 (1.03%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 96 (4.71%) Firewall
3 78 (3.83%) DNS
4 75 (3.68%) Network Security
5 73 (3.58%) HTTP
6 41 (2.01%) DHCP
7 36 (1.77%) VPN
8 31 (1.52%) SSL
9 22 (1.08%) LAN
10 21 (1.03%) Internet
11 18 (0.88%) SAN
11 18 (0.88%) SSH
12 17 (0.83%) WAN
13 15 (0.74%) RTMP
13 15 (0.74%) RTSP
14 13 (0.64%) VoIP
15 12 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.59%) VLAN
16 9 (0.44%) Wireless
17 8 (0.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 131 (6.43%) Big Data
3 126 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 114 (5.59%) MySQL
5 99 (4.86%) NoSQL
6 94 (4.61%) MongoDB
7 82 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (2.80%) Hadoop
9 54 (2.65%) Neo4j
10 50 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 50 (2.45%) Redis
11 45 (2.21%) Data Lake
12 43 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
14 30 (1.47%) Power BI
15 29 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.18%) DB2
17 23 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 23 (1.13%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 551 (27.04%) Jenkins
2 461 (22.62%) Git (software)
3 209 (10.26%) JIRA
4 123 (6.04%) TeamCity
5 112 (5.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 109 (5.35%) Selenium
7 106 (5.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 103 (5.05%) GitLab
8 103 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 101 (4.96%) Visual Studio
10 84 (4.12%) Maven
11 75 (3.68%) Cucumber
12 71 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 67 (3.29%) Vagrant
14 45 (2.21%) SpecFlow
15 34 (1.67%) WebDriver
16 33 (1.62%) Bitbucket
17 32 (1.57%) JUnit
18 30 (1.47%) SoapUI
19 27 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 199 (9.76%) Finance
2 59 (2.89%) Retail
3 51 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 49 (2.40%) Games
5 42 (2.06%) Marketing
6 25 (1.23%) Advertising
7 21 (1.03%) Banking
8 18 (0.88%) Publishing
9 17 (0.83%) Electronics
9 17 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.54%) Back Office
11 8 (0.39%) Law
12 7 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.29%) Billing
13 6 (0.29%) Legal
14 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.20%) Military
16 2 (0.098%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.098%) German Language
17 1 (0.049%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 598 (29.34%) Developer
2 532 (26.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 146 (7.16%) Java Developer
4 134 (6.58%) Architect
4 134 (6.58%) Software Developer
5 128 (6.28%) Software Engineer
6 118 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 110 (5.40%) C# Developer
8 100 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 97 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
10 90 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 86 (4.22%) DevOps Developer
12 85 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
13 79 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 78 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
15 70 (3.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 70 (3.43%) Python Developer
16 69 (3.39%) Analyst
16 69 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
16 69 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (20.07%) .NET
2 218 (10.70%) Web Services
3 211 (10.35%) Node.js
4 187 (9.18%) AngularJS
5 173 (8.49%) React
6 153 (7.51%) ASP.NET
7 141 (6.92%) .NET Framework
8 139 (6.82%) CSS
9 138 (6.77%) HTML
10 137 (6.72%) REST
11 135 (6.62%) Spring
12 133 (6.53%) RESTful
13 131 (6.43%) JSON
14 124 (6.08%) XML
15 120 (5.89%) .NET Core
16 100 (4.91%) Vue.js
17 90 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 76 (3.73%) Entity Framework
19 75 (3.68%) jQuery
20 72 (3.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.36%) Self-Motivation
2 125 (6.13%) Public Cloud
3 118 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
4 87 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 75 (3.68%) User Experience
6 67 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
8 60 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 49 (2.40%) Algorithms
11 48 (2.36%) Cloud Native
12 43 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 39 (1.91%) Private Cloud
14 35 (1.72%) Management Information System
15 34 (1.67%) Replication
16 26 (1.28%) Device Driver
17 24 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
18 23 (1.13%) PKI
19 18 (0.88%) Robotics
20 15 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 725 (35.57%) Linux
2 365 (17.91%) Windows
3 153 (7.51%) Unix
4 135 (6.62%) Windows Server
5 95 (4.66%) Android
6 67 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (2.94%) CentOS
8 36 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 35 (1.72%) Debian
10 27 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.93%) AIX
14 13 (0.64%) DC/OS
15 12 (0.59%) VMS
16 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.49%) Solaris
18 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.39%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,111 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
3 346 (16.98%) Software Engineering
4 335 (16.44%) Test Automation
5 321 (15.75%) TDD
6 309 (15.16%) Scrum
7 264 (12.95%) Analytics
8 258 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 245 (12.02%) Mentoring
10 234 (11.48%) Microservices
11 226 (11.09%) Configuration Management
12 201 (9.86%) MVC
13 199 (9.76%) Artificial Intelligence
14 186 (9.13%) Open Source
15 184 (9.03%) SDLC
16 172 (8.44%) Data Analytics
17 167 (8.19%) Computer Science
18 151 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
19 139 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
20 132 (6.48%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 670 (32.88%) Java
2 639 (31.35%) Python
3 486 (23.85%) SQL
4 480 (23.55%) JavaScript
5 418 (20.51%) C#
6 266 (13.05%) PowerShell
7 247 (12.12%) Bash Shell
8 238 (11.68%) C++
9 154 (7.56%) C
10 152 (7.46%) Ruby
11 149 (7.31%) Go
12 99 (4.86%) PHP
13 61 (2.99%) Perl
14 45 (2.21%) Scala
15 43 (2.11%) Shell Script
16 41 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 34 (1.67%) Java 8
18 33 (1.62%) Kotlin
19 30 (1.47%) TypeScript
19 30 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 236 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 230 (11.29%) Degree
3 168 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 120 (5.89%) DV Cleared
5 60 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.03%) AWS Certification
7 21 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.59%) CCNP
12 10 (0.49%) CISSP
13 9 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 9 (0.44%) CCSP
13 9 (0.44%) CISM
14 8 (0.39%) CCNA
15 7 (0.34%) CISA
15 7 (0.34%) ISEB
15 7 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.69%) QA
2 54 (2.65%) SLA
3 35 (1.72%) GDPR
4 16 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.64%) ISO 22301
6 11 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.39%) GAMP
8 7 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (0.34%) ISO 31000
8 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (0.34%) NIST
8 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) PSD2
10 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
System Software
1 647 (31.75%) Docker
2 124 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 99 (4.86%) Active Directory
5 66 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (2.40%) VirtualBox
7 43 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (1.77%) vSphere
9 28 (1.37%) oVirt
10 27 (1.32%) XenApp
11 25 (1.23%) RHEV
12 20 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.74%) KVM
14 14 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 13 (0.64%) iptables
16 9 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.44%) Xen
17 7 (0.34%) ISA Server
17 7 (0.34%) LXC
18 4 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 481 (23.60%) Kubernetes
2 468 (22.96%) Ansible
3 354 (17.37%) Puppet
4 309 (15.16%) Terraform
5 200 (9.81%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (2.21%) Kibana
7 39 (1.91%) Salt
8 33 (1.62%) Grafana
9 30 (1.47%) Nagios
9 30 (1.47%) vCenter Server
10 24 (1.18%) Packer
11 23 (1.13%) Prometheus
12 21 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
13 16 (0.79%) Mesos
14 14 (0.69%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.59%) HP ALM
16 10 (0.49%) Cobbler
16 10 (0.49%) SCCM
17 9 (0.44%) Graphite
18 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 362 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 190 (9.32%) Oracle
3 189 (9.27%) Google
4 143 (7.02%) VMware
5 88 (4.32%) Red Hat
6 49 (2.40%) Citrix
7 35 (1.72%) Cisco
8 30 (1.47%) IBM
9 29 (1.42%) Samsung
9 29 (1.42%) Splunk
10 28 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 27 (1.32%) Databricks
12 24 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.18%) SAP
13 23 (1.13%) New Relic
14 18 (0.88%) SaltStack
15 15 (0.74%) Fujitsu
15 15 (0.74%) SolarWinds
15 15 (0.74%) Xamarin
16 14 (0.69%) Sun