Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 25 53
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28 +14
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,330 2,145 1,554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.20% 8.05% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 8.82% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,787 1,354
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +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 11,902 24,333 27,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.29% 91.33% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,611 19,569 22,849
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +7 523 £62,500 +4.17% 70
Hampshire +6 373 £55,000 +4.76% 33
Berkshire +1 298 £63,500 +2.01% 29
Surrey +22 191 £57,500 -4.17% 21
East Sussex +26 130 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Oxfordshire -4 121 £62,500 +4.17% 25
West Sussex +28 115 £55,000 -12.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +44 104 £61,750 +12.27% 16
Kent +7 30 £60,000 +20.00% 7
M4 Corridor - 2 £37,500 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 679 (51.05%) Azure
2 630 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 391 (29.40%) .NET
4 367 (27.59%) C#
5 333 (25.04%) AWS
6 329 (24.74%) Docker
7 319 (23.98%) Python
8 317 (23.83%) JavaScript
9 313 (23.53%) SQL
10 289 (21.73%) Linux
11 284 (21.35%) Git (software)
12 278 (20.90%) Microsoft
13 252 (18.95%) Java
14 251 (18.87%) Scrum
15 247 (18.57%) Kubernetes
16 219 (16.47%) Windows
17 214 (16.09%) SQL Server
18 206 (15.49%) Software Engineering
19 205 (15.41%) Jenkins
19 205 (15.41%) Test Automation
20 192 (14.44%) PowerShell
20 192 (14.44%) Microservices
21 187 (14.06%) Terraform
22 186 (13.98%) SaaS
23 185 (13.91%) Finance
24 181 (13.61%) Ansible
25 173 (13.01%) TDD
26 170 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
27 165 (12.41%) AngularJS
28 139 (10.45%) CSS

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 73 (5.49%) Confluence
2 43 (3.23%) Apache
3 41 (3.08%) IIS
4 38 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (2.71%) CMS
6 33 (2.48%) Apache Spark
7 28 (2.11%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (0.90%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.75%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.68%) Headless CMS
13 7 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.53%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.53%) nginx
14 6 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.23%) InVision
5 3 (0.23%) Sketch
6 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.30%) assyst
2 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.075%) Magento
3 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 679 (51.05%) Azure
2 333 (25.04%) AWS
3 186 (13.98%) SaaS
4 87 (6.54%) PaaS
5 69 (5.19%) GCP
6 68 (5.11%) IaaS
6 68 (5.11%) Serverless
7 64 (4.81%) Office 365
8 47 (3.53%) GitHub
9 44 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (2.78%) Power Platform
11 32 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 32 (2.41%) OpenShift
12 23 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
13 22 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (0.98%) Azure Functions
16 12 (0.90%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.90%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.81%) Firewall
2 52 (3.91%) DNS
3 32 (2.41%) HTTP
4 24 (1.80%) Wireless
5 22 (1.65%) Internet
6 19 (1.43%) VPN
7 17 (1.28%) DHCP
7 17 (1.28%) LAN
7 17 (1.28%) SAN
7 17 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.20%) Skype
9 14 (1.05%) WAN
10 10 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.60%) Network Security
12 7 (0.53%) BGP
12 7 (0.53%) Intranet
12 7 (0.53%) OSPF
13 6 (0.45%) MPLS
13 6 (0.45%) SSL
14 5 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.94%) Big Data
3 63 (4.74%) MongoDB
4 59 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 51 (3.83%) MySQL
6 41 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 38 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.18%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.03%) Cosmos DB
11 25 (1.88%) Power BI
12 24 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (1.65%) Data Lake
13 22 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.28%) Redis
15 14 (1.05%) Neo4j
15 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
17 12 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 284 (21.35%) Git (software)
2 205 (15.41%) Jenkins
3 115 (8.65%) JIRA
4 70 (5.26%) Selenium
5 65 (4.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 53 (3.98%) Visual Studio
7 42 (3.16%) SpecFlow
8 38 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (2.48%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.41%) TeamCity
11 31 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 29 (2.18%) Maven
13 27 (2.03%) GitLab
13 27 (2.03%) JMeter
14 23 (1.73%) Postman
15 22 (1.65%) WebDriver
16 21 (1.58%) git-flow
17 20 (1.50%) Gradle
17 20 (1.50%) SonarQube
18 19 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 185 (13.91%) Finance
2 67 (5.04%) Retail
3 27 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.58%) Games
4 21 (1.58%) Public Sector
5 17 (1.28%) Banking
6 16 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.75%) Marketing
8 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.45%) Military
9 6 (0.45%) Publishing
10 5 (0.38%) Law
10 5 (0.38%) Legal
11 4 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Automotive
12 3 (0.23%) Back Office
12 3 (0.23%) Electronics
12 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 419 (31.50%) Developer
2 300 (22.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 108 (8.12%) Architect
5 96 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 91 (6.84%) Senior Developer
7 82 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 62 (4.66%) C# Developer
9 51 (3.83%) Python Engineer
10 50 (3.76%) Python Developer
11 49 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
12 43 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
13 41 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
14 39 (2.93%) Applications Engineer
15 38 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 35 (2.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 35 (2.63%) Junior
17 34 (2.56%) Applications Developer
17 34 (2.56%) Web Applications Developer
17 34 (2.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (29.40%) .NET
2 165 (12.41%) AngularJS
3 139 (10.45%) CSS
4 136 (10.23%) HTML
5 135 (10.15%) .NET Core
6 134 (10.08%) ASP.NET
7 127 (9.55%) React
8 114 (8.57%) Node.js
9 112 (8.42%) .NET Framework
10 91 (6.84%) REST
11 90 (6.77%) Web Services
12 82 (6.17%) RESTful
13 71 (5.34%) HTML5
14 70 (5.26%) XML
15 66 (4.96%) Spring
16 61 (4.59%) jQuery
17 60 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 56 (4.21%) JSON
19 52 (3.91%) Entity Framework
20 48 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.51%) Public Cloud
2 56 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.98%) User Experience
4 48 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (2.86%) Cloud Native
7 33 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (1.28%) Clustering
11 16 (1.20%) Tandem
12 14 (1.05%) iPad
12 14 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.83%) Replication
14 10 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.60%) PKI
15 8 (0.60%) Social Media
15 8 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 289 (21.73%) Linux
2 219 (16.47%) Windows
3 78 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.71%) Unix
5 27 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.95%) Android
7 20 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 17 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.13%) CentOS
10 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.98%) Debian
12 10 (0.75%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.38%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.30%) Solaris
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.23%) AIX
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (18.87%) Scrum
3 206 (15.49%) Software Engineering
4 205 (15.41%) Test Automation
5 192 (14.44%) Microservices
6 173 (13.01%) TDD
7 170 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (7.97%) Mentoring
9 105 (7.89%) MVC
10 98 (7.37%) BDD
11 87 (6.54%) Infrastructure as Code
12 83 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
13 81 (6.09%) OO
14 78 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 76 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 75 (5.64%) Fintech
17 73 (5.49%) SDLC
18 72 (5.41%) ITIL
19 69 (5.19%) Computer Science
20 68 (5.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (27.59%) C#
2 319 (23.98%) Python
3 317 (23.83%) JavaScript
4 313 (23.53%) SQL
5 252 (18.95%) Java
6 192 (14.44%) PowerShell
7 131 (9.85%) Bash Shell
8 67 (5.04%) PHP
9 65 (4.89%) TypeScript
10 58 (4.36%) C++
11 46 (3.46%) Ruby
12 38 (2.86%) C
13 31 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.88%) Go
14 25 (1.88%) Groovy
15 21 (1.58%) Perl
16 20 (1.50%) Java 8
17 18 (1.35%) Kotlin
18 16 (1.20%) Scala
19 15 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (8.27%) Degree
2 87 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 69 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 41 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.90%) CCNP
8 12 (0.90%) ISEB
9 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.45%) CISSP
11 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.23%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.23%) MCSE
13 2 (0.15%) CCNA
13 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.15%) PMP
13 2 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (7.89%) QA
2 27 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.65%) SLA
4 14 (1.05%) GDPR
4 14 (1.05%) NIST
5 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.60%) NIST 800
7 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.53%) PMO
8 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.15%) COBIT
9 2 (0.15%) RMADS
10 1 (0.075%) NCSC
10 1 (0.075%) PSD2
10 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 329 (24.74%) Docker
2 75 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.53%) vCloud
7 7 (0.53%) vSphere
8 5 (0.38%) oVirt
8 5 (0.38%) RHEV
9 4 (0.30%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.30%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.30%) Postfix
10 3 (0.23%) LXC
10 3 (0.23%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.23%) XenApp
11 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.15%) iptables
12 1 (0.075%) Ceph
12 1 (0.075%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 247 (18.57%) Kubernetes
2 187 (14.06%) Terraform
3 181 (13.61%) Ansible
4 100 (7.52%) Puppet
5 75 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (2.11%) SCCM
7 15 (1.13%) SCOM
8 10 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (0.75%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.68%) Grafana
9 9 (0.68%) vRealize
10 8 (0.60%) Salt
10 8 (0.60%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.53%) logstash
12 6 (0.45%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.45%) Galera Cluster
12 6 (0.45%) Kibana
12 6 (0.45%) OpenNebula
12 6 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 278 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 76 (5.71%) VMware
3 56 (4.21%) Google
4 47 (3.53%) Cisco
4 47 (3.53%) Oracle
5 32 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 24 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.43%) Meraki
7 19 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.28%) Splunk
9 16 (1.20%) IBM
9 16 (1.20%) Juniper
10 15 (1.13%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.05%) HP
12 13 (0.98%) Databricks
12 13 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 13 (0.98%) SolarWinds
13 11 (0.83%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.83%) SAP
14 9 (0.68%) Adobe