Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 12 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +14
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,690 1,323 1,977
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 15.08% 13.30% 8.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.22% 14.44% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,584 1,064 1,724
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.76% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +1.56%

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 16,583 9,160 21,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.97% 92.11% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,285 7,406 17,267
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,259
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +7 796 £60,000 +20.00% 77
Thames Valley +4 794 £60,000 +4.35% 153
Surrey +8 580 £65,000 +4.00% 67
Berkshire +3 425 £63,250 +5.42% 86
Buckinghamshire +8 240 £61,250 +11.36% 35
East Sussex +1 222 £62,500 - 22
Oxfordshire 0 132 £55,000 - 32
Kent +5 107 £55,000 +4.76% 11
West Sussex -19 92 £72,500 +20.83% 12
Home Counties -5 24 £57,500 -24.59%
Middlesex +12 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Sussex +4 8 - - 2
Isle of Wight - 6 £30,500 - 3
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,646 (61.19%) Azure
2 1,577 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1,098 (40.82%) CI/CD
4 1,037 (38.55%) AWS
5 937 (34.83%) C#
6 672 (24.98%) Docker
7 663 (24.65%) Python
8 648 (24.09%) .NET
9 630 (23.42%) Microsoft
10 625 (23.23%) Java
11 616 (22.90%) Kubernetes
12 539 (20.04%) Git (software)
13 531 (19.74%) Linux
14 522 (19.41%) JavaScript
15 521 (19.37%) Software Engineering
16 515 (19.14%) SQL
17 504 (18.74%) Finance
18 483 (17.96%) Terraform
19 449 (16.69%) Test Automation
20 446 (16.58%) Microservices
21 433 (16.10%) Jenkins
22 415 (15.43%) Degree
23 414 (15.39%) Social Skills
24 405 (15.06%) React
25 399 (14.83%) SQL Server
26 391 (14.54%) Risk Management
27 390 (14.50%) Ansible
28 388 (14.42%) Scrum
29 360 (13.38%) Analytics
30 355 (13.20%) PowerShell

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
1 110 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 97 (3.61%) Apache
3 81 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 72 (2.68%) IIS
5 57 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 56 (2.08%) CMS
7 50 (1.86%) Confluence
8 42 (1.56%) GemFire
9 29 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (0.86%) GeoServer
10 23 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 23 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 22 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
12 19 (0.71%) JBoss
12 19 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.63%) Drupal
14 15 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.48%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.33%) EPiServer
Applications
1 37 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.59%) Campfire
4 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.074%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (0.89%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.19%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.15%) Primavera
9 3 (0.11%) Shopify
10 2 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.037%) Magento
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.037%) R3 Corda
11 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.037%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,646 (61.19%) Azure
2 1,037 (38.55%) AWS
3 352 (13.09%) Serverless
4 317 (11.78%) GitHub
5 258 (9.59%) SaaS
6 225 (8.36%) GCP
7 216 (8.03%) Power Platform
8 192 (7.14%) PaaS
9 156 (5.80%) Microsoft 365
10 150 (5.58%) OpenShift
11 146 (5.43%) IaaS
12 136 (5.06%) Azure Service Bus
13 133 (4.94%) Azure Data Factory
14 125 (4.65%) Amazon S3
15 111 (4.13%) AWS Lambda
16 110 (4.09%) AWS CloudFormation
17 105 (3.90%) Azure Logic Apps
18 100 (3.72%) Amazon EKS
19 94 (3.49%) GitHub Actions
20 91 (3.38%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.16%) Cisco IPT
1 58 (2.16%) Network Security
2 53 (1.97%) HTTP
3 50 (1.86%) Firewall
4 46 (1.71%) DNS
5 29 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 27 (1.00%) Kerberos
7 25 (0.93%) Internet
8 20 (0.74%) DHCP
8 20 (0.74%) SSL
9 19 (0.71%) VPN
10 18 (0.67%) SAN
11 17 (0.63%) WAN
12 16 (0.59%) Broadband
13 13 (0.48%) SMTP
14 12 (0.45%) LAN
15 11 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
15 11 (0.41%) VSAN
16 10 (0.37%) SNMP
17 8 (0.30%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 268 (9.96%) NoSQL
3 230 (8.55%) Big Data
4 194 (7.21%) Power BI
5 184 (6.84%) MongoDB
6 168 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 157 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
8 152 (5.65%) Data Lake
9 123 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 104 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 79 (2.94%) MySQL
12 68 (2.53%) MariaDB
13 67 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 66 (2.45%) HBase
15 60 (2.23%) Redis
16 58 (2.16%) Hadoop
17 55 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
18 53 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
19 52 (1.93%) HDInsight
20 49 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 539 (20.04%) Git (software)
2 433 (16.10%) Jenkins
3 151 (5.61%) JIRA
4 118 (4.39%) Selenium
5 93 (3.46%) Visual Studio
6 90 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 86 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 83 (3.09%) Artifactory
9 73 (2.71%) TeamCity
10 72 (2.68%) SonarQube
11 70 (2.60%) Maven
12 69 (2.57%) GitLab
13 60 (2.23%) Cypress.io
14 58 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
15 57 (2.12%) Cucumber
15 57 (2.12%) Protractor
16 54 (2.01%) JUnit
17 52 (1.93%) Gradle
18 48 (1.78%) Storybook
19 47 (1.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 504 (18.74%) Finance
2 414 (15.39%) Social Skills
3 165 (6.13%) Banking
4 160 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 156 (5.80%) Law
6 151 (5.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 72 (2.68%) Marketing
8 68 (2.53%) Retail
9 65 (2.42%) Games
10 47 (1.75%) Legal
11 38 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 35 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
13 28 (1.04%) Publishing
14 23 (0.86%) Public Sector
15 22 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
16 19 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 13 (0.48%) Influencing Skills
18 12 (0.45%) Automotive
19 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 796 (29.59%) Developer
2 453 (16.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 308 (11.45%) Software Engineer
4 217 (8.07%) Software Developer
5 210 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 171 (6.36%) Architect
7 151 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
8 149 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 135 (5.02%) Data Engineer
10 132 (4.91%) Security Engineer
11 120 (4.46%) .NET Developer
12 116 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
13 101 (3.75%) Principal Engineer
14 96 (3.57%) Analyst
15 94 (3.49%) Principal Software Engineer
16 90 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
17 89 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
18 84 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
19 82 (3.05%) Senior DevOps
20 77 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (24.09%) .NET
2 405 (15.06%) React
3 282 (10.48%) .NET Core
4 279 (10.37%) AngularJS
5 277 (10.30%) Node.js
6 251 (9.33%) CSS
7 222 (8.25%) RESTful
8 211 (7.84%) REST
9 195 (7.25%) ASP.NET
9 195 (7.25%) HTML
9 195 (7.25%) Kafka
10 174 (6.47%) JSON
11 155 (5.76%) Spring
12 137 (5.09%) .NET Framework
13 136 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
14 120 (4.46%) Web Services
15 105 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 104 (3.87%) Spring Boot
17 80 (2.97%) Redux
18 72 (2.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 167 (6.21%) User Experience
2 162 (6.02%) Cloud Native
3 149 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
4 142 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
5 125 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 91 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 78 (2.90%) Algorithms
7 78 (2.90%) Mobile App
8 75 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
9 63 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 43 (1.60%) Management Information System
11 38 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 31 (1.15%) Smart Meter
13 30 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
14 23 (0.86%) iPad
15 22 (0.82%) Data Centre
16 20 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.59%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.56%) Legacy Systems
19 14 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 531 (19.74%) Linux
2 321 (11.93%) Windows
3 144 (5.35%) Unix
4 117 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 33 (1.23%) Android
6 33 (1.23%) CentOS
6 33 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.12%) Mac OS
8 29 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 24 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 20 (0.74%) VMS
11 18 (0.67%) Debian
12 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.26%) Alpine Linux
13 7 (0.26%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.037%) tvOS
15 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,577 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,098 (40.82%) CI/CD
3 521 (19.37%) Software Engineering
4 449 (16.69%) Test Automation
5 446 (16.58%) Microservices
6 391 (14.54%) Risk Management
7 388 (14.42%) Scrum
8 360 (13.38%) Analytics
9 347 (12.90%) Full Stack Development
10 332 (12.34%) TDD
11 317 (11.78%) Mentoring
12 300 (11.15%) SDLC
13 296 (11.00%) Computer Science
13 296 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
14 277 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
15 259 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 228 (8.48%) Cybersecurity
17 217 (8.07%) User Stories
18 196 (7.29%) Infrastructure as Code
19 183 (6.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 937 (34.83%) C#
2 663 (24.65%) Python
3 625 (23.23%) Java
4 522 (19.41%) JavaScript
5 515 (19.14%) SQL
6 355 (13.20%) PowerShell
7 264 (9.81%) Bash
8 144 (5.35%) Go
9 137 (5.09%) C
10 130 (4.83%) C++
11 129 (4.80%) TypeScript
12 116 (4.31%) Shell Script
13 110 (4.09%) Perl
14 104 (3.87%) Scala
15 85 (3.16%) Groovy
16 82 (3.05%) PHP
17 77 (2.86%) T-SQL
18 51 (1.90%) Ruby
19 48 (1.78%) Kotlin
20 39 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 415 (15.43%) Degree
2 124 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 92 (3.42%) CISSP
4 88 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 68 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 66 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 62 (2.30%) ISEB
9 59 (2.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 51 (1.90%) AWS Certification
11 42 (1.56%) OCP
11 42 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
12 26 (0.97%) HND
13 23 (0.86%) ISTQB
14 21 (0.78%) GCFA
14 21 (0.78%) GCFE
14 21 (0.78%) GCIA
14 21 (0.78%) GCIH
14 21 (0.78%) SANS
15 18 (0.67%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (7.62%) QA
2 51 (1.90%) GDPR
3 41 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.97%) SLA
5 24 (0.89%) Accessibility
6 19 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.71%) GRC
7 18 (0.67%) COBIT
8 17 (0.63%) IASME
9 13 (0.48%) WCAG
10 9 (0.33%) NIST
10 9 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.30%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.15%) GxP
12 4 (0.15%) PMO
13 3 (0.11%) DICOM
14 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.037%) SOC 2
System Software
1 672 (24.98%) Docker
2 141 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 129 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (1.78%) HDFS
5 23 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.67%) vSphere
7 14 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.45%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.30%) Firmware
11 4 (0.15%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.11%) LXC
13 1 (0.037%) KVM
13 1 (0.037%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.037%) Postfix
13 1 (0.037%) PowerDNS
13 1 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.037%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 616 (22.90%) Kubernetes
2 483 (17.96%) Terraform
3 390 (14.50%) Ansible
4 123 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (4.13%) Puppet
6 37 (1.38%) Grafana
7 36 (1.34%) Kibana
8 27 (1.00%) Istio
9 22 (0.82%) Prometheus
10 18 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (0.52%) Data Guard
11 14 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 14 (0.52%) vCenter Server
12 12 (0.45%) SCCM
13 11 (0.41%) Packer
14 9 (0.33%) FortiGate
15 8 (0.30%) Consul
16 7 (0.26%) Apache Brooklyn
16 7 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
16 7 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 630 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 172 (6.39%) Databricks
3 163 (6.06%) VMware
4 95 (3.53%) Oracle
5 67 (2.49%) Google
6 60 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 55 (2.04%) Citrix
8 53 (1.97%) Okta
9 49 (1.82%) Palantir
10 32 (1.19%) Splunk
11 29 (1.08%) SAP
12 27 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (0.97%) Atlassian
14 24 (0.89%) Sitecore
15 22 (0.82%) Cisco
16 20 (0.74%) Dynatrace
16 20 (0.74%) IBM
17 19 (0.71%) Xceptor
18 17 (0.63%) IFS
18 17 (0.63%) Veeam