Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 44 61
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 +47
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,136 1,596 1,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.22% 5.39% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 5.97% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,753 1,333 1,097
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,783
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 23,603 26,725 26,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.78% 90.24% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18,868 22,078 21,490
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,825 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +20 976 £60,000 - 159
Berkshire +19 628 £62,500 +4.17% 90
Hampshire +34 549 £50,000 -14.89% 64
Surrey +1 259 £60,000 +9.09% 74
Oxfordshire +24 245 £55,000 -8.33% 45
East Sussex +18 113 £52,500 +16.67% 12
West Sussex +13 111 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Kent +33 106 £47,500 -17.39% 26
Buckinghamshire +20 105 £55,000 -2.22% 24
Middlesex +7 16 £60,000 -45.45% 1
Home Counties - 2 £180,000 -
Sussex 0 1 £92,500 +32.14%
Isle of Wight -2 1 £47,500 +46.15%
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 1,123 (52.57%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (40.40%) Azure
3 701 (32.82%) AWS
4 646 (30.24%) Linux
5 619 (28.98%) Java
6 617 (28.89%) Docker
7 577 (27.01%) Python
8 532 (24.91%) JavaScript
9 531 (24.86%) C#
10 512 (23.97%) .NET
11 500 (23.41%) Git (software)
12 484 (22.66%) Jenkins
13 469 (21.96%) Kubernetes
13 469 (21.96%) SQL
14 412 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
15 383 (17.93%) Microsoft
15 383 (17.93%) Ansible
16 380 (17.79%) TDD
17 355 (16.62%) Scrum
18 341 (15.96%) SQL Server
19 336 (15.73%) Test Automation
20 324 (15.17%) Windows
21 320 (14.98%) Software Engineering
22 318 (14.89%) Terraform
23 315 (14.75%) Puppet
24 290 (13.58%) Microservices
25 263 (12.31%) AngularJS
26 258 (12.08%) Degree
27 254 (11.89%) Bash Shell
27 254 (11.89%) 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
1 145 (6.79%) Confluence
2 84 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (3.04%) Apache
3 65 (3.04%) CMS
4 63 (2.95%) IIS
5 59 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 48 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 44 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 40 (1.87%) OpenStack
9 38 (1.78%) nginx
10 37 (1.73%) Apache Spark
11 34 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 32 (1.50%) JBoss
13 30 (1.40%) Drupal
14 28 (1.31%) WordPress
15 19 (0.89%) Umbraco
16 18 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (0.84%) SugarCRM
17 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
17 13 (0.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 49 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.37%) nopCommerce
4 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.094%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.047%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.047%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.047%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 863 (40.40%) Azure
2 701 (32.82%) AWS
3 221 (10.35%) GCP
4 156 (7.30%) SaaS
5 112 (5.24%) Serverless
6 106 (4.96%) PaaS
7 95 (4.45%) IaaS
8 90 (4.21%) GitHub
9 83 (3.89%) Office 365
10 76 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 57 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (2.53%) Power Platform
13 44 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
14 43 (2.01%) npm
14 43 (2.01%) OpenShift
15 37 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
15 37 (1.73%) Slack
16 33 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
17 32 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
18 30 (1.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.45%) Firewall
2 92 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 50 (2.34%) Network Security
4 46 (2.15%) DNS
5 34 (1.59%) HTTP
6 30 (1.40%) VPN
7 26 (1.22%) Internet
8 18 (0.84%) SSL
9 17 (0.80%) LAN
10 16 (0.75%) DHCP
10 16 (0.75%) VoIP
11 15 (0.70%) WAN
12 13 (0.61%) SAN
12 13 (0.61%) Wireless
13 11 (0.51%) MPLS
13 11 (0.51%) RTMP
13 11 (0.51%) RTSP
14 9 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 146 (6.84%) MySQL
3 105 (4.92%) Big Data
4 90 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 86 (4.03%) MongoDB
6 83 (3.89%) NoSQL
7 69 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 59 (2.76%) Redis
9 55 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 52 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (2.15%) Power BI
13 44 (2.06%) Data Lake
13 44 (2.06%) Hadoop
14 40 (1.87%) RDBMS
14 40 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (1.78%) Neo4j
16 32 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (1.40%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 500 (23.41%) Git (software)
2 484 (22.66%) Jenkins
3 234 (10.96%) JIRA
4 137 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 120 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 119 (5.57%) Visual Studio
7 115 (5.38%) TeamCity
8 91 (4.26%) Selenium
9 83 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 69 (3.23%) Maven
11 68 (3.18%) Cucumber
12 65 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (2.62%) GitLab
14 44 (2.06%) SpecFlow
15 40 (1.87%) Mocha
15 40 (1.87%) WebDriver
16 35 (1.64%) CircleCI
17 30 (1.40%) Bitbucket
17 30 (1.40%) Subversion
18 25 (1.17%) Vagrant
General
1 254 (11.89%) Finance
2 77 (3.60%) Retail
3 60 (2.81%) Marketing
4 56 (2.62%) Public Sector
5 47 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 37 (1.73%) Games
7 32 (1.50%) Electronics
8 25 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.94%) Banking
10 19 (0.89%) Advertising
11 12 (0.56%) Back Office
11 12 (0.56%) Legal
12 9 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.23%) Law
14 5 (0.23%) Publishing
15 4 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.19%) German Language
15 4 (0.19%) Military
16 2 (0.094%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 662 (30.99%) Developer
2 536 (25.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 163 (7.63%) Architect
3 163 (7.63%) Software Engineer
4 158 (7.40%) Software Developer
5 132 (6.18%) .NET Developer
6 119 (5.57%) Senior Developer
7 113 (5.29%) C# Developer
8 109 (5.10%) Java Developer
9 100 (4.68%) Senior DevOps
10 89 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 86 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
12 81 (3.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 71 (3.32%) AWS Engineer
14 70 (3.28%) Administrator
14 70 (3.28%) Azure Engineer
15 69 (3.23%) DevOps Developer
16 62 (2.90%) Analyst
16 62 (2.90%) Azure DevOps
16 62 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (23.97%) .NET
2 263 (12.31%) AngularJS
3 238 (11.14%) HTML
4 212 (9.93%) Web Services
5 211 (9.88%) CSS
6 207 (9.69%) React
7 205 (9.60%) Node.js
8 195 (9.13%) ASP.NET
9 177 (8.29%) RESTful
10 174 (8.15%) .NET Framework
11 161 (7.54%) REST
12 156 (7.30%) .NET Core
13 125 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 118 (5.52%) Spring
15 115 (5.38%) jQuery
16 110 (5.15%) JSON
17 105 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
18 96 (4.49%) HTML5
19 87 (4.07%) XML
20 84 (3.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
2 82 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
3 78 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 74 (3.46%) Public Cloud
5 72 (3.37%) Cloud Native
6 70 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (2.81%) Data Centre
8 58 (2.72%) Mobile App
9 50 (2.34%) User Experience
10 48 (2.25%) Private Cloud
11 45 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
12 35 (1.64%) Replication
13 32 (1.50%) iPad
14 29 (1.36%) Algorithms
15 28 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.89%) Blog
17 17 (0.80%) PKI
18 16 (0.75%) Clustering
18 16 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
18 16 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 646 (30.24%) Linux
2 324 (15.17%) Windows
3 127 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 105 (4.92%) Unix
5 47 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (2.06%) Android
7 40 (1.87%) CentOS
8 33 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.50%) Ubuntu
10 30 (1.40%) Debian
11 25 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.75%) VMS
13 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.37%) Solaris
15 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.23%) Fedora
17 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,123 (52.57%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
3 380 (17.79%) TDD
4 355 (16.62%) Scrum
5 336 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 320 (14.98%) Software Engineering
7 290 (13.58%) Microservices
8 232 (10.86%) MVC
9 219 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 200 (9.36%) BDD
11 178 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 177 (8.29%) Mentoring
13 175 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
14 162 (7.58%) Analytics
15 153 (7.16%) Infrastructure as Code
16 149 (6.98%) SDLC
17 145 (6.79%) Computer Science
18 134 (6.27%) Open Source
19 124 (5.81%) E-Commerce
20 122 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 619 (28.98%) Java
2 577 (27.01%) Python
3 532 (24.91%) JavaScript
4 531 (24.86%) C#
5 469 (21.96%) SQL
6 254 (11.89%) Bash Shell
7 244 (11.42%) PowerShell
8 152 (7.12%) C++
9 137 (6.41%) Ruby
10 117 (5.48%) PHP
11 98 (4.59%) C
12 93 (4.35%) Go
13 69 (3.23%) T-SQL
14 64 (3.00%) Perl
15 49 (2.29%) TypeScript
15 49 (2.29%) VB.NET
16 38 (1.78%) ES6
17 34 (1.59%) Kotlin
18 33 (1.54%) Java 8
19 27 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 258 (12.08%) Degree
2 154 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 114 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 98 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 20 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 19 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.56%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.51%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.47%) CISSP
12 9 (0.42%) CCNP
12 9 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (0.37%) CISM
14 7 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 7 (0.33%) CISA
14 7 (0.33%) ISEB
15 6 (0.28%) CLAS
15 6 (0.28%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.40%) QA
2 45 (2.11%) SLA
3 31 (1.45%) GDPR
4 27 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.84%) NIST
7 14 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.51%) COBIT
8 11 (0.51%) ISO 22301
9 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
10 6 (0.28%) ISO 31000
10 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.14%) PSD2
12 2 (0.094%) PMO
13 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
System Software
1 617 (28.89%) Docker
2 85 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.65%) Active Directory
4 41 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.12%) oVirt
7 24 (1.12%) RHEV
8 22 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.70%) vSphere
11 13 (0.61%) iptables
12 11 (0.51%) KVM
13 8 (0.37%) Ceph
14 7 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.33%) Xen
15 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.28%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.23%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 469 (21.96%) Kubernetes
2 383 (17.93%) Ansible
3 318 (14.89%) Terraform
4 315 (14.75%) Puppet
5 225 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.78%) Kibana
7 33 (1.54%) Grafana
8 32 (1.50%) Salt
9 31 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (1.31%) Nagios
11 24 (1.12%) Prometheus
12 13 (0.61%) SCCM
12 13 (0.61%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.51%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.51%) Packer
14 10 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
15 9 (0.42%) HP ALM
15 9 (0.42%) Mesos
16 8 (0.37%) Cobbler
16 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 383 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 201 (9.41%) Google
3 143 (6.69%) Oracle
4 108 (5.06%) VMware
5 72 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 57 (2.67%) IBM
7 40 (1.87%) Cisco
8 35 (1.64%) Sitecore
9 30 (1.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 30 (1.40%) SAP
10 29 (1.36%) hybris
11 26 (1.22%) Splunk
12 24 (1.12%) Citrix
12 24 (1.12%) Databricks
13 20 (0.94%) Atlassian
13 20 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (0.94%) SaltStack
14 19 (0.89%) Sun
15 16 (0.75%) F5
16 13 (0.61%) SolarWinds