Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 68 118
Rank change year-on-year +22 +50 +81
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,561 1,260 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.27% 4.30% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 4.83% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 1,059 889
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 26,507 26,084 33,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,874 21,580 27,728
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 16 August 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 +23 740 £57,500 +4.55% 81
Berkshire +5 430 £60,000 +4.35% 51
Hampshire +34 307 £60,000 +4.35% 52
Surrey +6 283 £52,500 -12.50% 44
Oxfordshire +41 200 £60,000 +14.29% 20
Buckinghamshire +40 115 £47,500 -9.52% 10
East Sussex -3 104 £50,000 +11.11% 9
West Sussex +12 78 £50,000 -3.85% 16
Kent 0 36 £53,750 +26.47% 8
Sussex - 18 £70,000 - 1
Middlesex +11 9 £110,000 +69.23% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 804 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (45.42%) Linux
3 581 (37.22%) Amazon AWS
4 490 (31.39%) Python
5 466 (29.85%) Docker
6 448 (28.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 445 (28.51%) Jenkins
8 427 (27.35%) Java
9 394 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
10 363 (23.25%) Windows
11 349 (22.36%) Puppet
12 342 (21.91%) SQL
13 337 (21.59%) Git (software)
14 314 (20.12%) Ansible
15 312 (19.99%) JavaScript
16 310 (19.86%) Scrum
17 264 (16.91%) Opscode Chef
18 251 (16.08%) PowerShell
19 249 (15.95%) Bash Shell
19 249 (15.95%) Kubernetes
20 234 (14.99%) Microsoft
21 228 (14.61%) Configuration Management
22 226 (14.48%) SQL Server
23 221 (14.16%) C#
24 220 (14.09%) .NET
25 219 (14.03%) Test Automation
26 202 (12.94%) TDD
27 200 (12.81%) Degree
28 196 (12.56%) Microservices
29 195 (12.49%) Finance

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
1 108 (6.92%) Apache
2 97 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (4.10%) JBoss
4 57 (3.65%) Confluence
4 57 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.82%) IIS
6 34 (2.18%) Apache Spark
7 33 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 32 (2.05%) CMS
8 32 (2.05%) OpenStack
9 28 (1.79%) nginx
10 22 (1.41%) NServiceBus
11 21 (1.35%) Drupal
12 17 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (1.02%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.58%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.58%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.58%) Jupyter
16 8 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.32%) HipChat
3 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) GIMP
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Mingle
6 1 (0.064%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 4 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.064%) Sonata
7 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 581 (37.22%) Amazon AWS
2 448 (28.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (9.55%) PaaS
4 147 (9.42%) IaaS
5 97 (6.21%) SaaS
6 93 (5.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 90 (5.77%) GitHub
8 67 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 56 (3.59%) Serverless
10 41 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (2.63%) Office 365
11 29 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (1.41%) Amazon S3
14 21 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 20 (1.28%) OpenShift
16 19 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
17 18 (1.15%) Cloudflare
17 18 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
18 15 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.93%) Firewall
2 63 (4.04%) DNS
3 59 (3.78%) Network Security
4 50 (3.20%) TCP/IP
5 42 (2.69%) DHCP
6 35 (2.24%) HTTP
7 29 (1.86%) WAN
8 26 (1.67%) Internet
9 25 (1.60%) VPN
10 22 (1.41%) LAN
11 15 (0.96%) RTMP
11 15 (0.96%) RTSP
11 15 (0.96%) VLAN
12 14 (0.90%) SAN
13 12 (0.77%) SSH
14 11 (0.70%) Skype
15 10 (0.64%) VoIP
16 7 (0.45%) DAB
17 6 (0.38%) IPv6
17 6 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 158 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 145 (9.29%) MySQL
4 96 (6.15%) Big Data
5 88 (5.64%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 69 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (4.04%) MongoDB
9 56 (3.59%) Hadoop
10 52 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (1.60%) Redis
14 25 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.41%) MariaDB
15 22 (1.41%) Oracle Database
16 21 (1.35%) Apache Hive
17 18 (1.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 445 (28.51%) Jenkins
2 337 (21.59%) Git (software)
3 122 (7.82%) JIRA
4 81 (5.19%) Subversion
5 75 (4.80%) TeamCity
6 67 (4.29%) Selenium
7 62 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (3.65%) GitLab
9 50 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (2.95%) Bitbucket
10 46 (2.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 43 (2.75%) Vagrant
12 42 (2.69%) Maven
12 42 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
12 42 (2.69%) Visual Studio
13 36 (2.31%) Gradle
14 29 (1.86%) Cucumber
14 29 (1.86%) JUnit
15 27 (1.73%) Travis CI
16 24 (1.54%) Mocha
General
1 195 (12.49%) Finance
2 107 (6.85%) Retail
3 53 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.95%) Games
5 44 (2.82%) Marketing
6 39 (2.50%) Banking
7 23 (1.47%) Publishing
8 13 (0.83%) Advertising
8 13 (0.83%) Electronics
9 12 (0.77%) Back Office
9 12 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.38%) Legal
11 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.32%) Law
12 4 (0.26%) Billing
13 3 (0.19%) Military
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 524 (33.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 291 (18.64%) Developer
3 113 (7.24%) Architect
4 91 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
5 89 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 80 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
7 77 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
7 77 (4.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 72 (4.61%) Administrator
9 65 (4.16%) Junior
9 65 (4.16%) Software Engineer
10 63 (4.04%) Analyst
10 63 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
11 62 (3.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 62 (3.97%) Lead Developer
11 62 (3.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 59 (3.78%) Senior DevOps
13 58 (3.72%) Java Developer
14 56 (3.59%) Senior Developer
15 51 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (14.09%) .NET
2 161 (10.31%) Web Services
3 154 (9.87%) REST
4 139 (8.90%) HTML
5 127 (8.14%) AngularJS
6 126 (8.07%) CSS
7 106 (6.79%) Node.js
8 89 (5.70%) Spring
9 85 (5.45%) React
10 75 (4.80%) XML
11 73 (4.68%) JSON
12 71 (4.55%) HTML5
13 63 (4.04%) Middleware
14 62 (3.97%) Spring Boot
15 53 (3.40%) jQuery
16 52 (3.33%) ASP.NET
17 50 (3.20%) RESTful
17 50 (3.20%) SOAP
18 47 (3.01%) LAMP
19 46 (2.95%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 93 (5.96%) Public Cloud
3 77 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 56 (3.59%) User Experience
6 43 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.67%) PKI
10 26 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 23 (1.47%) Fintech
11 23 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 22 (1.41%) Replication
13 21 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.28%) Private Cloud
15 15 (0.96%) N-Tier
15 15 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
16 13 (0.83%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 709 (45.42%) Linux
2 363 (23.25%) Windows
3 131 (8.39%) Unix
4 82 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 63 (4.04%) CentOS
6 57 (3.65%) Ubuntu
7 50 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (3.01%) Debian
9 37 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (2.11%) Windows 10
11 31 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (1.60%) Android
13 19 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.32%) DC/OS
15 5 (0.32%) Solaris
15 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.26%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.26%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
3 310 (19.86%) Scrum
4 228 (14.61%) Configuration Management
5 219 (14.03%) Test Automation
6 202 (12.94%) TDD
7 196 (12.56%) Microservices
8 191 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 172 (11.02%) Open Source
10 170 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 168 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
12 146 (9.35%) Kanban
13 136 (8.71%) ITIL
14 133 (8.52%) SDLC
15 114 (7.30%) Mentoring
16 104 (6.66%) BDD
17 99 (6.34%) Migration
18 94 (6.02%) SOA
19 89 (5.70%) E-Commerce
19 89 (5.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 490 (31.39%) Python
2 427 (27.35%) Java
3 342 (21.91%) SQL
4 312 (19.99%) JavaScript
5 251 (16.08%) PowerShell
6 249 (15.95%) Bash Shell
7 221 (14.16%) C#
8 169 (10.83%) Ruby
9 97 (6.21%) C++
10 89 (5.70%) Perl
11 65 (4.16%) C
12 64 (4.10%) PHP
13 62 (3.97%) Shell Script
14 60 (3.84%) Go
15 58 (3.72%) Java 8
16 49 (3.14%) Scala
17 44 (2.82%) T-SQL
18 33 (2.11%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.35%) ES6
20 17 (1.09%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 200 (12.81%) Degree
2 103 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.95%) DV Cleared
5 38 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.54%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.70%) CISSP
9 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.58%) MCSE
10 9 (0.58%) RHCE
11 8 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.51%) MCSA
12 7 (0.45%) CCNA
12 7 (0.45%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.38%) ISEB
14 5 (0.32%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (7.75%) QA
2 42 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.79%) SLA
4 26 (1.67%) GCP
5 18 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.83%) GDPR
7 9 (0.58%) PA-DSS
8 5 (0.32%) COBIT
9 4 (0.26%) PMO
10 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.13%) PSD2
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.064%) PMBOK
System Software
1 466 (29.85%) Docker
2 100 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (4.87%) Active Directory
4 56 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 56 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (1.92%) oVirt
6 25 (1.60%) RHEV
7 22 (1.41%) vSphere
8 18 (1.15%) HDFS
9 17 (1.09%) VirtualBox
10 14 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.83%) Apache Flume
12 12 (0.77%) KVM
13 10 (0.64%) LXC
13 10 (0.64%) Xen
13 10 (0.64%) XenServer
14 6 (0.38%) Firmware
15 5 (0.32%) NFS
16 3 (0.19%) vCloud
16 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 349 (22.36%) Puppet
2 314 (20.12%) Ansible
3 264 (16.91%) Opscode Chef
4 249 (15.95%) Kubernetes
5 149 (9.55%) Terraform
6 47 (3.01%) Salt
7 46 (2.95%) Kibana
8 36 (2.31%) Nagios
9 34 (2.18%) Packer
10 27 (1.73%) ZABBIX
11 24 (1.54%) logstash
12 23 (1.47%) Grafana
13 21 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (1.15%) SCCM
14 18 (1.15%) SCOM
15 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.77%) Graylog
17 10 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 10 (0.64%) Prometheus
17 10 (0.64%) Xymon
Vendors
1 234 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 182 (11.66%) Oracle
3 149 (9.55%) VMware
4 94 (6.02%) Google
5 79 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 59 (3.78%) Atlassian
7 40 (2.56%) SAP
8 32 (2.05%) Splunk
9 31 (1.99%) Cisco
10 29 (1.86%) IBM
11 28 (1.79%) Citrix
12 25 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.47%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.35%) Capita
15 20 (1.28%) SaltStack
16 14 (0.90%) Concur
16 14 (0.90%) HP
17 13 (0.83%) Sitecore
17 13 (0.83%) SolarWinds
18 12 (0.77%) New Relic