Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 63 105
Rank change year-on-year +23 +42 +73
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,641 1,339 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.61% 4.63% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.17% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,117 890
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £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 26,243 25,892 31,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.74% 89.47% 89.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21,648 21,322 26,326
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +13 666 £60,000 +9.09% 135
Berkshire -2 375 £60,000 +4.35% 52
Hampshire +38 357 £55,000 -4.35% 58
Surrey +18 337 £55,000 -8.33% 68
Oxfordshire +19 199 £61,000 +10.91% 53
West Sussex +19 117 £50,000 -4.76% 22
East Sussex -14 105 £45,000 - 16
Buckinghamshire +25 93 £60,000 +14.29% 30
Kent +29 47 £55,000 -18.52% 8
Sussex - 12 £70,000 -
Middlesex -4 4 £110,000 +69.23% 5
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 874 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (39.49%) Linux
3 639 (38.94%) Amazon AWS
4 547 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 484 (29.49%) Jenkins
6 442 (26.93%) Python
7 441 (26.87%) Docker
8 402 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
9 392 (23.89%) Java
10 385 (23.46%) Git (software)
11 363 (22.12%) Puppet
12 352 (21.45%) SQL
13 349 (21.27%) Ansible
14 344 (20.96%) Windows
15 309 (18.83%) Scrum
16 282 (17.18%) JavaScript
16 282 (17.18%) Microsoft
17 273 (16.64%) Kubernetes
18 264 (16.09%) PowerShell
19 256 (15.60%) .NET
20 255 (15.54%) Bash Shell
21 247 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
22 244 (14.87%) C#
23 237 (14.44%) SQL Server
24 233 (14.20%) Finance
25 231 (14.08%) Configuration Management
26 211 (12.86%) TDD
27 208 (12.68%) Degree
28 205 (12.49%) Test Automation
29 201 (12.25%) 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
1 117 (7.13%) Apache
2 107 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (4.33%) JBoss
4 68 (4.14%) Confluence
5 63 (3.84%) Tomcat
6 56 (3.41%) IIS
7 46 (2.80%) nginx
8 38 (2.32%) Apache Spark
9 37 (2.25%) WebLogic
10 33 (2.01%) CMS
11 28 (1.71%) OpenStack
12 19 (1.16%) Drupal
13 15 (0.91%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.91%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.85%) NServiceBus
15 11 (0.67%) Jupyter
16 10 (0.61%) Anypoint
16 10 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.61%) Mule
16 10 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 25 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.18%) GIMP
5 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Mingle
7 1 (0.061%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.24%) Magento
3 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.24%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.061%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 639 (38.94%) Amazon AWS
2 547 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (10.97%) PaaS
4 143 (8.71%) IaaS
5 125 (7.62%) GitHub
6 98 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 95 (5.79%) SaaS
8 83 (5.06%) Office 365
9 66 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 65 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
11 56 (3.41%) Serverless
12 36 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
13 30 (1.83%) Amazon S3
13 30 (1.83%) OpenShift
14 25 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 25 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
15 23 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (1.22%) npm
17 19 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 17 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (7.07%) Firewall
2 92 (5.61%) DNS
3 65 (3.96%) DHCP
4 55 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.86%) Network Security
6 35 (2.13%) HTTP
7 28 (1.71%) Internet
8 27 (1.65%) VPN
9 22 (1.34%) Skype
10 20 (1.22%) RTMP
10 20 (1.22%) RTSP
11 19 (1.16%) VLAN
12 17 (1.04%) Wireless
13 15 (0.91%) WAN
14 14 (0.85%) SAN
14 14 (0.85%) SSH
15 13 (0.79%) LAN
16 11 (0.67%) VoIP
17 10 (0.61%) DAB
18 5 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 137 (8.35%) MySQL
3 133 (8.10%) NoSQL
4 90 (5.48%) Big Data
5 84 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 83 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 79 (4.81%) MongoDB
8 71 (4.33%) RDBMS
9 57 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 52 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (2.56%) Redis
12 40 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 33 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (1.58%) Neo4j
17 24 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 23 (1.40%) Apache Hive
19 22 (1.34%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 484 (29.49%) Jenkins
2 385 (23.46%) Git (software)
3 146 (8.90%) JIRA
4 103 (6.28%) Subversion
5 89 (5.42%) TeamCity
6 61 (3.72%) Selenium
7 60 (3.66%) GitLab
8 59 (3.60%) Maven
9 58 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 53 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 53 (3.23%) Vagrant
11 49 (2.99%) Bitbucket
12 48 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 44 (2.68%) Gradle
14 43 (2.62%) Visual Studio
15 39 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
16 32 (1.95%) Mercurial
17 28 (1.71%) JUnit
17 28 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
18 23 (1.40%) Cucumber
General
1 233 (14.20%) Finance
2 94 (5.73%) Retail
3 63 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.23%) Marketing
5 48 (2.93%) Games
6 32 (1.95%) Banking
7 29 (1.77%) Electronics
8 27 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.98%) Advertising
10 14 (0.85%) Back Office
10 14 (0.85%) Legal
11 12 (0.73%) Publishing
12 5 (0.30%) Military
13 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.24%) Billing
13 4 (0.24%) Law
14 3 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.061%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 553 (33.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 272 (16.58%) Developer
3 123 (7.50%) Architect
4 81 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
6 79 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
7 77 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 70 (4.27%) Administrator
8 70 (4.27%) AWS DevOps
8 70 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 65 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 58 (3.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 58 (3.53%) Lead DevOps
11 58 (3.53%) Senior DevOps
12 57 (3.47%) Senior Developer
13 56 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 52 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 48 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
15 48 (2.93%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (15.60%) .NET
2 160 (9.75%) Web Services
3 134 (8.17%) AngularJS
4 125 (7.62%) REST
5 117 (7.13%) HTML
6 106 (6.46%) CSS
7 102 (6.22%) React
8 94 (5.73%) XML
9 89 (5.42%) Node.js
10 82 (5.00%) Spring
11 62 (3.78%) HTML5
11 62 (3.78%) LAMP
12 60 (3.66%) JSON
13 58 (3.53%) RESTful
14 56 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
14 56 (3.41%) jQuery
15 55 (3.35%) Vue.js
16 54 (3.29%) ASP.NET
16 54 (3.29%) SOAP
17 51 (3.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 111 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 95 (5.79%) Public Cloud
3 79 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 70 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (3.29%) PKI
6 43 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.50%) User Experience
8 36 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (1.83%) Replication
11 28 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.46%) Private Cloud
12 24 (1.46%) Virtual Team
13 23 (1.40%) Fintech
14 21 (1.28%) Algorithms
15 20 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
16 17 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
17 16 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 648 (39.49%) Linux
2 344 (20.96%) Windows
3 122 (7.43%) Windows Server
4 121 (7.37%) Unix
5 87 (5.30%) CentOS
6 67 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (3.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (3.60%) Windows 10
9 58 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (3.35%) Ubuntu
11 50 (3.05%) Debian
12 15 (0.91%) Android
13 12 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.30%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.24%) DC/OS
17 4 (0.24%) Solaris
17 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
3 309 (18.83%) Scrum
4 231 (14.08%) Configuration Management
5 211 (12.86%) TDD
6 205 (12.49%) Test Automation
7 201 (12.25%) Microservices
8 188 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 180 (10.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 170 (10.36%) Open Source
11 155 (9.45%) ITIL
12 149 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
13 140 (8.53%) Kanban
14 139 (8.47%) Mentoring
15 123 (7.50%) SDLC
16 109 (6.64%) BDD
17 108 (6.58%) Deployment Automation
18 103 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 102 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
20 98 (5.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 442 (26.93%) Python
2 392 (23.89%) Java
3 352 (21.45%) SQL
4 282 (17.18%) JavaScript
5 264 (16.09%) PowerShell
6 255 (15.54%) Bash Shell
7 244 (14.87%) C#
8 149 (9.08%) Ruby
9 93 (5.67%) C++
10 83 (5.06%) Perl
11 80 (4.88%) Go
12 71 (4.33%) Shell Script
13 69 (4.20%) C
14 67 (4.08%) PHP
15 56 (3.41%) Java 8
16 50 (3.05%) T-SQL
17 45 (2.74%) Scala
18 35 (2.13%) PL/SQL
19 24 (1.46%) ES6
20 18 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 208 (12.68%) Degree
2 97 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.22%) AWS Certification
6 20 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (0.98%) CCNA
7 16 (0.98%) CISSP
7 16 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
8 13 (0.79%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.73%) RHCE
10 11 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.43%) ISEB
12 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.43%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.37%) MCP
14 5 (0.30%) MCSA
14 5 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (7.56%) QA
2 32 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.58%) SLA
4 14 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.73%) GDPR
6 8 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.43%) COBIT
8 6 (0.37%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.24%) PMO
10 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.061%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.061%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.061%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 441 (26.87%) Docker
2 116 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 95 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (5.12%) Hyper-V
5 64 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (2.19%) oVirt
7 32 (1.95%) RHEV
8 29 (1.77%) vSphere
9 25 (1.52%) VirtualBox
10 23 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (1.10%) HDFS
12 17 (1.04%) Apache Flume
13 12 (0.73%) KVM
13 12 (0.73%) LXC
14 11 (0.67%) XenServer
15 9 (0.55%) Xen
16 8 (0.49%) NFS
17 6 (0.37%) Firmware
17 6 (0.37%) iptables
17 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 363 (22.12%) Puppet
2 349 (21.27%) Ansible
3 273 (16.64%) Kubernetes
4 247 (15.05%) Opscode Chef
5 177 (10.79%) Terraform
6 54 (3.29%) Kibana
7 53 (3.23%) Salt
8 44 (2.68%) Nagios
9 40 (2.44%) ZABBIX
10 36 (2.19%) SCOM
11 33 (2.01%) Grafana
12 31 (1.89%) Packer
12 31 (1.89%) SCCM
13 25 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
14 23 (1.40%) logstash
15 13 (0.79%) Graylog
15 13 (0.79%) HAProxy
15 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.73%) Prometheus
17 10 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 282 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 177 (10.79%) Oracle
3 146 (8.90%) VMware
4 97 (5.91%) Google
5 88 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 59 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 41 (2.50%) SAP
8 33 (2.01%) Cisco
9 27 (1.65%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.58%) IBM
10 26 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.40%) Sitecore
12 21 (1.28%) Citrix
12 21 (1.28%) New Relic
13 18 (1.10%) Pega
14 16 (0.98%) MuleSoft
14 16 (0.98%) Splunk
15 13 (0.79%) Meraki
16 12 (0.73%) SolarWinds
17 11 (0.67%) Ab Initio