Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 40 63
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 +42
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 2,112 1,707 1,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.42% 5.92% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 6.50% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,853 1,427 1,168
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £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 22,651 26,251 27,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.05% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,301 21,641 22,795
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +18 975 £62,500 +4.17% 162
Berkshire +28 622 £65,000 +8.33% 88
Hampshire +24 504 £50,000 -9.09% 60
Surrey +2 284 £60,000 +9.09% 70
Oxfordshire +18 236 £55,000 -8.33% 50
East Sussex +19 133 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +30 119 £50,000 -16.67% 24
West Sussex -9 106 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Kent +18 82 £45,000 -18.18% 24
Middlesex +6 19 £60,000 -20.53% 1
Home Counties - 2 £180,000 -
Sussex -2 1 £92,500 -2.63%
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 1,064 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (40.63%) Azure
3 645 (30.54%) AWS
4 558 (26.42%) Docker
5 542 (25.66%) Linux
6 540 (25.57%) .NET
7 521 (24.67%) JavaScript
8 510 (24.15%) Java
9 507 (24.01%) Python
10 505 (23.91%) C#
11 460 (21.78%) Git (software)
12 421 (19.93%) Kubernetes
13 404 (19.13%) Jenkins
14 396 (18.75%) SQL
14 396 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 374 (17.71%) SQL Server
16 354 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
17 350 (16.57%) Scrum
18 342 (16.19%) Ansible
19 326 (15.44%) TDD
20 324 (15.34%) Test Automation
21 308 (14.58%) Windows
22 302 (14.30%) Finance
23 288 (13.64%) Terraform
24 280 (13.26%) Software Engineering
25 273 (12.93%) AngularJS
26 255 (12.07%) PowerShell
27 254 (12.03%) HTML
28 252 (11.93%) Microservices
29 251 (11.88%) Degree

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
1 153 (7.24%) Confluence
2 82 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (2.94%) CMS
4 53 (2.51%) Apache
5 47 (2.23%) IIS
6 45 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 43 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.66%) OpenStack
9 34 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 33 (1.56%) Apache Spark
10 33 (1.56%) WordPress
11 29 (1.37%) nginx
12 26 (1.23%) Drupal
13 22 (1.04%) JBoss
14 21 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.85%) SugarCRM
16 13 (0.62%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.14%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.047%) InVision
6 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 60 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.19%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.047%) Magento
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.047%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.047%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 858 (40.63%) Azure
2 645 (30.54%) AWS
3 189 (8.95%) GCP
4 151 (7.15%) SaaS
5 109 (5.16%) PaaS
6 106 (5.02%) Serverless
7 98 (4.64%) IaaS
8 96 (4.55%) Office 365
9 95 (4.50%) GitHub
10 88 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 68 (3.22%) Power Platform
12 50 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
13 48 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (1.70%) Slack
16 32 (1.52%) npm
17 31 (1.47%) OpenShift
18 30 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
19 28 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
20 24 (1.14%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.07%) Firewall
2 84 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 55 (2.60%) DNS
4 38 (1.80%) Network Security
5 32 (1.52%) Internet
6 23 (1.09%) DHCP
7 22 (1.04%) VPN
8 18 (0.85%) HTTP
9 17 (0.80%) LAN
9 17 (0.80%) Wireless
10 14 (0.66%) SSL
11 13 (0.62%) BGP
12 12 (0.57%) WAN
13 10 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.47%) SAN
14 9 (0.43%) VoIP
15 7 (0.33%) IPsec
15 7 (0.33%) OSPF
15 7 (0.33%) RTSP
15 7 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 129 (6.11%) MySQL
3 75 (3.55%) Big Data
4 70 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 67 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 64 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 64 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (2.79%) Power BI
9 57 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (1.94%) Redis
11 37 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 37 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.47%) Data Lake
14 31 (1.47%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 460 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 404 (19.13%) Jenkins
3 230 (10.89%) JIRA
4 148 (7.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 123 (5.82%) TeamCity
6 107 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 102 (4.83%) Visual Studio
8 101 (4.78%) Selenium
9 96 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 66 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 57 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 53 (2.51%) Maven
12 53 (2.51%) WebDriver
13 52 (2.46%) Mocha
14 43 (2.04%) Bitbucket
15 40 (1.89%) Subversion
16 37 (1.75%) CircleCI
16 37 (1.75%) SpecFlow
17 23 (1.09%) Gradle
17 23 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 302 (14.30%) Finance
2 76 (3.60%) Retail
3 59 (2.79%) Marketing
4 49 (2.32%) Public Sector
5 47 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.66%) Electronics
7 26 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.85%) Banking
9 15 (0.71%) Advertising
9 15 (0.71%) Legal
10 12 (0.57%) Games
11 8 (0.38%) Back Office
12 7 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.24%) Publishing
15 3 (0.14%) Automotive
15 3 (0.14%) German Language
15 3 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Military
16 2 (0.095%) Law
Job Titles
1 619 (29.31%) Developer
2 510 (24.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 153 (7.24%) Architect
4 141 (6.68%) Senior Developer
4 141 (6.68%) Software Engineer
5 136 (6.44%) Software Developer
6 129 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 111 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 97 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 95 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
10 83 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 83 (3.93%) Java Developer
11 77 (3.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 75 (3.55%) Azure DevOps
12 75 (3.55%) Azure Engineer
13 74 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
14 68 (3.22%) Analyst
15 56 (2.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 54 (2.56%) DevOps Developer
16 54 (2.56%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (25.57%) .NET
2 273 (12.93%) AngularJS
3 254 (12.03%) HTML
4 233 (11.03%) CSS
5 212 (10.04%) Web Services
6 198 (9.38%) React
7 185 (8.76%) ASP.NET
8 166 (7.86%) .NET Framework
9 157 (7.43%) .NET Core
10 156 (7.39%) REST
11 149 (7.05%) Node.js
11 149 (7.05%) RESTful
12 121 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 117 (5.54%) jQuery
14 108 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 106 (5.02%) Spring
16 95 (4.50%) HTML5
17 89 (4.21%) JSON
18 75 (3.55%) SOAP
19 68 (3.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (3.22%) Cloud Native
3 68 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (2.84%) Public Cloud
5 54 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 52 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.99%) User Experience
8 38 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
9 37 (1.75%) Private Cloud
10 28 (1.33%) iPad
11 27 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.28%) Replication
12 23 (1.09%) Clustering
13 20 (0.95%) PKI
14 18 (0.85%) Social Media
15 16 (0.76%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.71%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 542 (25.66%) Linux
2 308 (14.58%) Windows
3 126 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 94 (4.45%) Unix
5 37 (1.75%) CentOS
6 36 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 27 (1.28%) Debian
8 27 (1.28%) Ubuntu
8 27 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.18%) Android
10 14 (0.66%) VMS
10 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.24%) Fedora
12 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.19%) AIX
14 3 (0.14%) Solaris
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,064 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
3 350 (16.57%) Scrum
4 326 (15.44%) TDD
5 324 (15.34%) Test Automation
6 280 (13.26%) Software Engineering
7 252 (11.93%) Microservices
8 213 (10.09%) MVC
9 209 (9.90%) BDD
10 178 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
11 164 (7.77%) Configuration Management
11 164 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 159 (7.53%) Mentoring
13 143 (6.77%) Infrastructure as Code
14 137 (6.49%) Computer Science
14 137 (6.49%) SDLC
15 115 (5.45%) CRM
16 114 (5.40%) E-Commerce
17 109 (5.16%) Analytics
18 106 (5.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 521 (24.67%) JavaScript
2 510 (24.15%) Java
3 507 (24.01%) Python
4 505 (23.91%) C#
5 396 (18.75%) SQL
6 255 (12.07%) PowerShell
7 232 (10.98%) Bash Shell
8 126 (5.97%) PHP
9 110 (5.21%) Ruby
10 93 (4.40%) C++
11 74 (3.50%) C
12 68 (3.22%) Perl
12 68 (3.22%) T-SQL
13 55 (2.60%) Go
14 53 (2.51%) TypeScript
15 43 (2.04%) VB.NET
16 34 (1.61%) Java 8
17 33 (1.56%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.28%) ES6
19 24 (1.14%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 251 (11.88%) Degree
2 142 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 110 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 97 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.95%) ISEB
8 18 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 11 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.43%) MCSE
12 8 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.24%) CCNP
13 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.19%) CISSP
14 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (8.71%) QA
2 51 (2.41%) SLA
3 34 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.33%) GDPR
5 24 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.80%) COBIT
7 16 (0.76%) NIST
8 12 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.095%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.095%) PMO
12 1 (0.047%) NCSC
12 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 558 (26.42%) Docker
2 85 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.85%) oVirt
5 18 (0.85%) RHEV
6 13 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.38%) Ceph
8 8 (0.38%) vSphere
9 7 (0.33%) DFS Replication
9 7 (0.33%) iptables
10 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.28%) LXC
10 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.19%) NFS
12 4 (0.19%) vCloud
13 3 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 421 (19.93%) Kubernetes
2 342 (16.19%) Ansible
3 288 (13.64%) Terraform
4 242 (11.46%) Puppet
5 195 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.52%) Grafana
7 27 (1.28%) Prometheus
8 23 (1.09%) Salt
9 22 (1.04%) Kibana
10 21 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (0.85%) HAProxy
11 18 (0.85%) SCCM
12 16 (0.76%) Nagios
13 12 (0.57%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.33%) logstash
15 7 (0.33%) SCOM
16 6 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
17 5 (0.24%) Packer
17 5 (0.24%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 396 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 156 (7.39%) Google
3 97 (4.59%) VMware
4 92 (4.36%) Oracle
5 63 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 54 (2.56%) IBM
7 38 (1.80%) Sitecore
8 33 (1.56%) Cisco
9 32 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 32 (1.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 31 (1.47%) hybris
11 30 (1.42%) SAP
12 28 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.76%) Splunk
14 14 (0.66%) Sun
15 13 (0.62%) Citrix
15 13 (0.62%) F5
15 13 (0.62%) SaltStack
15 13 (0.62%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.57%) CheckPoint