Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 22 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +23
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,158 2,095 1,703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 13.20% 8.44% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.54% 9.34% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 2,002 1,493
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 7,966 22,426 25,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.77% 90.39% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6,528 18,166 21,273
Median annual salary £52,465 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +3 345 £60,000 -4.00% 102
Hampshire +10 295 £50,000 - 55
West Sussex +48 222 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Berkshire -8 191 £60,000 -7.69% 49
Surrey +13 144 £62,500 +4.17% 35
East Sussex +21 132 £62,500 +13.64% 23
Oxfordshire +8 97 £60,000 +4.35% 35
Buckinghamshire +22 57 £55,000 - 18
Kent +3 27 £52,500 +16.67% 15
Home Counties +6 5 - -
Sussex - 2 £40,000 - 2
Middlesex -5 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 677 (58.46%) Azure
2 529 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (31.78%) C#
4 357 (30.83%) .NET
5 333 (28.76%) SQL
6 295 (25.47%) AWS
7 293 (25.30%) Docker
7 293 (25.30%) Python
8 270 (23.32%) Microsoft
9 261 (22.54%) JavaScript
10 245 (21.16%) Terraform
11 239 (20.64%) Test Automation
12 238 (20.55%) Kubernetes
13 237 (20.47%) Microservices
14 228 (19.69%) Linux
15 210 (18.13%) Scrum
16 200 (17.27%) SQL Server
17 193 (16.67%) Software Engineering
18 184 (15.89%) .NET Core
19 183 (15.80%) Git (software)
20 176 (15.20%) Ansible
21 172 (14.85%) Windows
22 171 (14.77%) Java
23 151 (13.04%) ASP.NET
24 143 (12.35%) React
25 138 (11.92%) PowerShell
26 134 (11.57%) HTML
27 132 (11.40%) CSS
28 129 (11.14%) AngularJS
29 128 (11.05%) Continuous Integration

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 51 (4.40%) Apache
2 49 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 43 (3.71%) Apache Spark
5 37 (3.20%) NServiceBus
6 24 (2.07%) IIS
7 23 (1.99%) Confluence
8 21 (1.81%) CMS
9 17 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (1.30%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.21%) Umbraco
12 13 (1.12%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.95%) Headless CMS
14 8 (0.69%) Kentico
14 8 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.43%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.43%) nginx
16 4 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 677 (58.46%) Azure
2 295 (25.47%) AWS
3 124 (10.71%) IaaS
4 123 (10.62%) PaaS
5 122 (10.54%) SaaS
6 90 (7.77%) GCP
7 82 (7.08%) Serverless
8 75 (6.48%) GitHub
9 58 (5.01%) Office 365
10 53 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 43 (3.71%) Azure Functions
12 36 (3.11%) Stackdriver
13 35 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
14 32 (2.76%) Power Platform
15 26 (2.25%) OneDrive
16 20 (1.73%) Azure Data Factory
17 18 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
18 16 (1.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.53%) HTTP
2 57 (4.92%) Firewall
3 52 (4.49%) Skype
4 43 (3.71%) DNS
5 22 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.90%) VPN
6 15 (1.30%) Internet
6 15 (1.30%) Network Security
7 12 (1.04%) SAN
8 10 (0.86%) LAN
9 8 (0.69%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.69%) VoIP
9 8 (0.69%) WAN
10 7 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.52%) DHCP
11 6 (0.52%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.52%) Intranet
11 6 (0.52%) WEP
11 6 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 122 (10.54%) NoSQL
3 83 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 75 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (5.01%) Big Data
6 53 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 37 (3.20%) MySQL
7 37 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.73%) Power BI
9 19 (1.64%) Data Lake
9 19 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
11 12 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.69%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.69%) Redis
15 7 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 183 (15.80%) Git (software)
2 118 (10.19%) Jenkins
3 77 (6.65%) JIRA
4 49 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 47 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 46 (3.97%) Selenium
8 43 (3.71%) Gradle
9 33 (2.85%) SpecFlow
9 33 (2.85%) TeamCity
10 32 (2.76%) GitLab
11 22 (1.90%) Visual Studio
12 21 (1.81%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.64%) CircleCI
14 17 (1.47%) Postman
15 15 (1.30%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.21%) Cypress.io
17 11 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (0.86%) NUnit
18 10 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 95 (8.20%) Finance
2 70 (6.04%) Public Sector
3 25 (2.16%) Marketing
4 24 (2.07%) Banking
5 18 (1.55%) Retail
6 16 (1.38%) Law
6 16 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.69%) Billing
8 8 (0.69%) Games
9 7 (0.60%) Legal
10 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.35%) Automotive
12 4 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 438 (37.82%) Developer
2 211 (18.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 158 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 119 (10.28%) .NET Developer
5 99 (8.55%) Architect
6 85 (7.34%) Software Developer
7 80 (6.91%) C# Developer
8 73 (6.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 69 (5.96%) Azure Engineer
10 54 (4.66%) Software Engineer
11 53 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
12 48 (4.15%) Python Developer
13 45 (3.89%) Junior
14 44 (3.80%) Azure Developer
14 44 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
15 42 (3.63%) Digital Developer
15 42 (3.63%) Scala Developer
16 41 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
17 40 (3.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 40 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (30.83%) .NET
2 184 (15.89%) .NET Core
3 151 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 143 (12.35%) React
5 134 (11.57%) HTML
6 132 (11.40%) CSS
7 129 (11.14%) AngularJS
8 105 (9.07%) .NET Framework
9 103 (8.89%) REST
10 88 (7.60%) RESTful
11 87 (7.51%) RabbitMQ
12 86 (7.43%) JSON
13 69 (5.96%) Entity Framework
14 66 (5.70%) Node.js
15 62 (5.35%) Spring
16 61 (5.27%) ASP.NET Core
17 58 (5.01%) jQuery
18 57 (4.92%) Redux
19 54 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (4.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.27%) Public Cloud
2 34 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 28 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.25%) Cloud Native
4 26 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (2.16%) User Experience
6 24 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.04%) Robotics
10 10 (0.86%) PMI
11 9 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.78%) Life Science
12 8 (0.69%) Cyberattack
13 7 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.60%) PKI
13 7 (0.60%) Xbox
14 5 (0.43%) LIMS
14 5 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 228 (19.69%) Linux
2 172 (14.85%) Windows
3 58 (5.01%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.33%) CentOS
5 20 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.21%) Unix
7 13 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.78%) Android
9 9 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.086%) Debian
12 1 (0.086%) MVS
12 1 (0.086%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (20.64%) Test Automation
3 237 (20.47%) Microservices
4 210 (18.13%) Scrum
5 193 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 128 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
7 123 (10.62%) TDD
8 103 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 89 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
10 83 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
11 73 (6.30%) Kanban
11 73 (6.30%) SOLID
12 72 (6.22%) SOA
13 70 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 69 (5.96%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 67 (5.79%) MVC
16 66 (5.70%) Configuration Management
17 58 (5.01%) Service Management
18 55 (4.75%) BDD
18 55 (4.75%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 368 (31.78%) C#
2 333 (28.76%) SQL
3 293 (25.30%) Python
4 261 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 171 (14.77%) Java
6 138 (11.92%) PowerShell
7 62 (5.35%) Bash Shell
7 62 (5.35%) Scala
7 62 (5.35%) TypeScript
8 60 (5.18%) C++
9 27 (2.33%) PHP
10 24 (2.07%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.81%) C
12 18 (1.55%) Go
13 17 (1.47%) Perl
14 16 (1.38%) Groovy
15 14 (1.21%) Ruby
16 12 (1.04%) Rust
16 12 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 104 (8.98%) Degree
2 79 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 69 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.55%) ISEB
6 18 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.04%) PhD
8 11 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.60%) MCSE
11 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.52%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.43%) CCNA
13 5 (0.43%) CCNP
14 4 (0.35%) CISSP
15 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.34%) QA
2 39 (3.37%) SLA
3 37 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.16%) PMO
5 20 (1.73%) GDPR
6 11 (0.95%) NIST
7 7 (0.60%) NIST 800
8 6 (0.52%) ISO 22301
9 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.086%) COBIT
10 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.086%) NCSC
10 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 293 (25.30%) Docker
2 79 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 42 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.21%) vSphere
7 12 (1.04%) XenApp
8 4 (0.35%) LXC
9 3 (0.26%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) Varnish
11 1 (0.086%) Ceph
11 1 (0.086%) Firmware
11 1 (0.086%) Gluster
11 1 (0.086%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.086%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 245 (21.16%) Terraform
2 238 (20.55%) Kubernetes
3 176 (15.20%) Ansible
4 69 (5.96%) Puppet
5 48 (4.15%) Grafana
6 25 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (1.81%) SCCM
8 18 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (1.12%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.95%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.78%) Packer
11 9 (0.78%) SCOM
12 8 (0.69%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.69%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.52%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.43%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.43%) vRealize
15 4 (0.35%) Consul
15 4 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 270 (23.32%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.99%) Google
3 80 (6.91%) VMware
4 42 (3.63%) ServiceNow
5 40 (3.45%) Splunk
6 38 (3.28%) Cisco
7 25 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.90%) Sitecore
9 19 (1.64%) Oracle
10 17 (1.47%) Xamarin
11 14 (1.21%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.21%) New Relic
11 14 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.12%) Citrix
12 13 (1.12%) SolarWinds
13 10 (0.86%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.86%) Databricks
13 10 (0.86%) Veeam
14 9 (0.78%) Forcepoint
15 8 (0.69%) Juniper