Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 138
Rank change year-on-year +19 +67 +62
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,534 1,200 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.09% 4.09% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 4.65% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,322 981 792
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,375 £71,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 26,719 25,809 33,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.67% 87.92% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22,228 21,232 27,886
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,020 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +25 733 £57,500 +4.55% 100
Berkshire +6 453 £60,000 +9.09% 54
Surrey 0 304 £60,000 +4.35% 44
Hampshire +42 292 £50,500 -8.18% 45
Oxfordshire +28 178 £60,500 +18.05% 32
Buckinghamshire +52 116 £55,000 +7.84% 14
East Sussex -8 107 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Sussex -6 58 £50,000 - 12
Sussex - 23 £70,000 - 2
Kent -32 20 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Middlesex +13 17 £110,000 +100.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 -
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 754 (49.15%) Linux
2 743 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 568 (37.03%) Amazon AWS
4 486 (31.68%) Python
5 460 (29.99%) Java
6 448 (29.20%) Jenkins
7 446 (29.07%) Docker
8 390 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 387 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
10 351 (22.88%) Puppet
11 344 (22.43%) JavaScript
12 334 (21.77%) SQL
13 326 (21.25%) Windows
14 307 (20.01%) Git (software)
15 304 (19.82%) Ansible
16 297 (19.36%) Scrum
17 269 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
18 241 (15.71%) C#
19 238 (15.51%) Test Automation
20 237 (15.45%) Configuration Management
21 234 (15.25%) Bash Shell
22 213 (13.89%) Microservices
23 211 (13.75%) .NET
23 211 (13.75%) Oracle
23 211 (13.75%) SQL Server
24 210 (13.69%) Kubernetes
25 207 (13.49%) PowerShell
26 202 (13.17%) Finance
26 202 (13.17%) Software Engineering
27 200 (13.04%) TDD

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 (7.63%) Apache
2 72 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 70 (4.56%) Tomcat
4 60 (3.91%) JBoss
5 52 (3.39%) Confluence
6 36 (2.35%) nginx
7 35 (2.28%) OpenStack
8 33 (2.15%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.96%) IIS
10 28 (1.83%) CMS
11 27 (1.76%) Drupal
12 26 (1.69%) NServiceBus
13 25 (1.63%) WebSphere
14 24 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (1.50%) Apache Spark
16 22 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 13 (0.85%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.72%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
19 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.52%) HipChat
3 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) GIMP
7 2 (0.13%) Mingle
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.065%) InDesign
8 1 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 4 (0.26%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.065%) Magento
6 1 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.065%) Sonata
6 1 (0.065%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 568 (37.03%) Amazon AWS
2 390 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (7.50%) IaaS
4 100 (6.52%) PaaS
5 99 (6.45%) SaaS
6 76 (4.95%) GitHub
7 73 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 51 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 44 (2.87%) Serverless
10 35 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (1.69%) Cloudflare
14 25 (1.63%) Office 365
15 22 (1.43%) Amazon S3
16 19 (1.24%) NuGet
17 18 (1.17%) OpenShift
18 16 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
19 14 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (0.91%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.56%) Firewall
2 60 (3.91%) Network Security
3 45 (2.93%) DNS
4 44 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 38 (2.48%) VPN
6 34 (2.22%) HTTP
7 33 (2.15%) WAN
8 30 (1.96%) DHCP
9 26 (1.69%) LAN
10 24 (1.56%) Internet
11 14 (0.91%) VLAN
12 12 (0.78%) SSH
12 12 (0.78%) SSL
13 11 (0.72%) VoIP
14 7 (0.46%) RTMP
14 7 (0.46%) RTSP
14 7 (0.46%) SAN
15 6 (0.39%) DMZ
15 6 (0.39%) IPv6
16 5 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 176 (11.47%) NoSQL
3 167 (10.89%) MySQL
4 100 (6.52%) Big Data
5 98 (6.39%) Relational Database
6 80 (5.22%) MongoDB
7 73 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 57 (3.72%) Hadoop
9 54 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 53 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 27 (1.76%) MariaDB
13 27 (1.76%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.50%) Apache Hive
16 22 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (1.11%) Redis
19 12 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 448 (29.20%) Jenkins
2 307 (20.01%) Git (software)
3 126 (8.21%) JIRA
4 86 (5.61%) Subversion
5 79 (5.15%) Selenium
6 74 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 69 (4.50%) TeamCity
8 55 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 47 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
10 42 (2.74%) Visual Studio
11 41 (2.67%) Maven
11 41 (2.67%) Vagrant
12 37 (2.41%) Bitbucket
12 37 (2.41%) JUnit
13 36 (2.35%) Cucumber
14 30 (1.96%) GitLab
15 26 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
16 24 (1.56%) Grunt
17 23 (1.50%) Protractor
17 23 (1.50%) SoapUI
General
1 202 (13.17%) Finance
2 90 (5.87%) Retail
3 49 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 45 (2.93%) Marketing
5 42 (2.74%) Banking
6 31 (2.02%) Publishing
7 20 (1.30%) Games
8 12 (0.78%) Advertising
9 11 (0.72%) Back Office
10 6 (0.39%) Law
11 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.26%) Billing
12 4 (0.26%) Electronics
12 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.26%) Military
12 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 459 (29.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 334 (21.77%) Developer
3 99 (6.45%) Architect
3 99 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 90 (5.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 88 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
6 85 (5.54%) Administrator
7 82 (5.35%) Lead Developer
8 79 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
9 77 (5.02%) AWS DevOps
10 76 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 73 (4.76%) Analyst
12 72 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 67 (4.37%) Java Developer
14 66 (4.30%) Senior DevOps
15 65 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
16 64 (4.17%) Junior
16 64 (4.17%) Software Engineer
17 59 (3.85%) Java Engineer
17 59 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (13.75%) .NET
2 198 (12.91%) Web Services
3 171 (11.15%) REST
4 164 (10.69%) HTML
5 148 (9.65%) CSS
6 124 (8.08%) AngularJS
7 107 (6.98%) Spring
8 101 (6.58%) Node.js
9 83 (5.41%) JSON
10 81 (5.28%) XML
11 80 (5.22%) HTML5
12 71 (4.63%) RESTful
13 68 (4.43%) Middleware
14 65 (4.24%) React
15 64 (4.17%) SOAP
15 64 (4.17%) Spring Boot
16 61 (3.98%) jQuery
17 60 (3.91%) ASP.NET
18 51 (3.32%) J2EE
18 51 (3.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 89 (5.80%) User Experience
3 80 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 66 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 56 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 25 (1.63%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.30%) Fintech
13 20 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (1.17%) Device Driver
15 16 (1.04%) Replication
16 15 (0.98%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.78%) N-Tier
18 11 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 754 (49.15%) Linux
2 326 (21.25%) Windows
3 151 (9.84%) Unix
4 78 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 74 (4.82%) Ubuntu
6 71 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (4.56%) CentOS
8 41 (2.67%) Debian
9 30 (1.96%) Android
10 24 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 18 (1.17%) Windows 10
12 17 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.65%) Solaris
15 6 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.33%) DC/OS
16 5 (0.33%) VMS
16 5 (0.33%) VyOS
17 4 (0.26%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (25.23%) Continuous Integration
3 297 (19.36%) Scrum
4 238 (15.51%) Test Automation
5 237 (15.45%) Configuration Management
6 213 (13.89%) Microservices
7 202 (13.17%) Software Engineering
8 200 (13.04%) TDD
9 186 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
10 171 (11.15%) Open Source
11 156 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 146 (9.52%) SDLC
13 137 (8.93%) ITIL
14 131 (8.54%) Kanban
15 109 (7.11%) High Availability
16 107 (6.98%) E-Commerce
17 104 (6.78%) Mentoring
18 102 (6.65%) SOA
19 98 (6.39%) BDD
20 90 (5.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 486 (31.68%) Python
2 460 (29.99%) Java
3 344 (22.43%) JavaScript
4 334 (21.77%) SQL
5 241 (15.71%) C#
6 234 (15.25%) Bash Shell
7 207 (13.49%) PowerShell
8 181 (11.80%) Ruby
9 108 (7.04%) C++
10 106 (6.91%) Perl
11 86 (5.61%) PHP
12 69 (4.50%) C
13 63 (4.11%) Java 8
14 58 (3.78%) Scala
15 54 (3.52%) T-SQL
16 44 (2.87%) Go
16 44 (2.87%) Shell Script
17 31 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 24 (1.56%) Clojure
19 22 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 194 (12.65%) Degree
2 93 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.24%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.46%) MCSE
8 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.39%) ISEB
9 6 (0.39%) MCSA
9 6 (0.39%) PhD
9 6 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.33%) CISSP
10 5 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.26%) CCA
11 4 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.26%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (7.69%) QA
2 45 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.76%) GCP
4 25 (1.63%) SLA
5 18 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.11%) GDPR
7 16 (1.04%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.78%) PA-DSS
9 10 (0.65%) PMO
10 7 (0.46%) PSD2
11 3 (0.20%) COBIT
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.13%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 446 (29.07%) Docker
2 82 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 39 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (2.41%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.04%) oVirt
7 15 (0.98%) RHEV
8 14 (0.91%) HDFS
9 12 (0.78%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.78%) vSphere
10 10 (0.65%) LXC
11 8 (0.52%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.52%) Xen
12 6 (0.39%) KVM
13 5 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.20%) Firmware
15 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 351 (22.88%) Puppet
2 304 (19.82%) Ansible
3 269 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
4 210 (13.69%) Kubernetes
5 132 (8.60%) Terraform
6 46 (3.00%) Packer
7 45 (2.93%) Salt
8 40 (2.61%) Kibana
9 34 (2.22%) Nagios
10 26 (1.69%) logstash
11 24 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (1.04%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.98%) Grafana
14 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
15 11 (0.72%) SCOM
16 10 (0.65%) Icinga
16 10 (0.65%) Prometheus
16 10 (0.65%) SCCM
17 9 (0.59%) Consul
18 8 (0.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 211 (13.75%) Oracle
2 200 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 134 (8.74%) VMware
4 77 (5.02%) Red Hat
5 70 (4.56%) Google
6 42 (2.74%) Atlassian
7 41 (2.67%) Splunk
8 37 (2.41%) Cisco
8 37 (2.41%) SAP
9 23 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.43%) IBM
10 22 (1.43%) SaltStack
11 21 (1.37%) Capita
12 20 (1.30%) Citrix
12 20 (1.30%) PayPal
13 18 (1.17%) Concur
14 17 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.85%) New Relic
15 13 (0.85%) Talend
16 12 (0.78%) Juniper