Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Site Reliability Engineering over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 423 497
Rank change year-on-year +86 +74 +47
Permanent jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 41 95 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33 96 60
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £45,500 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £83,125 £74,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% +20.83% -7.69%

Site Reliability Engineering 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 12,354 24,338 27,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.15% 91.35% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,972 19,555 23,028
Median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Site Reliability Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineering in the South East

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in the South East.

Salary trend for Site Reliability Engineering in the South East

Site Reliability Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in the South East over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in the South East

Site Reliability Engineering
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 Site Reliability Engineering within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 July 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 +61 18 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Berkshire +48 12 £55,000 -4.35%
Surrey +86 11 £55,000 -31.25%
East Sussex +36 5 £52,500 +31.25%
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +51 4 £56,625 -
Hampshire +59 2 £58,750 -12.96% 1
Oxfordshire +37 2 £68,750 -19.12% 4
Site Reliability Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 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 Site Reliability Engineering.

1 22 (53.66%) AWS
2 21 (51.22%) Azure
3 19 (46.34%) DevOps
4 18 (43.90%) Linux
5 16 (39.02%) Python
5 16 (39.02%) Docker
6 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) Kubernetes
8 12 (29.27%) .NET
9 11 (26.83%) C#
9 11 (26.83%) Windows
9 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
9 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
9 11 (26.83%) Systems Engineering
10 10 (24.39%) Task Automation
10 10 (24.39%) SaaS
11 9 (21.95%) Puppet
11 9 (21.95%) Ansible
11 9 (21.95%) Java
12 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (19.51%) Terraform
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.07%) JIRA
14 6 (14.63%) Product Management
14 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
14 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
14 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
14 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (12.20%) GCP

Site Reliability Engineering
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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
1 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 22 (53.66%) AWS
2 21 (51.22%) Azure
3 10 (24.39%) SaaS
4 5 (12.20%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (12.20%) GCP
4 5 (12.20%) GitHub
4 5 (12.20%) Serverless
5 4 (9.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.88%) Apigee
6 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.88%) PaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Datadog
7 1 (2.44%) IaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) MariaDB
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Redis
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (7.32%) GitLab
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) Postman
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) Site Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Junior
4 3 (7.32%) Junior Product Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Product Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Product Owner
4 3 (7.32%) Reliability Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.44%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) Node.js
3 4 (9.76%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) Kafka
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.44%) React
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) HoloLens
2 3 (7.32%) Oculus Rift
2 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) DevOps
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Systems Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) Task Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) Product Management
6 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Microservices
7 4 (9.76%) Service-Level Objective
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (7.32%) High Availability
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Python
2 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
2 11 (26.83%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Docker
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Postfix
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Kubernetes
2 9 (21.95%) Ansible
2 9 (21.95%) Puppet
3 8 (19.51%) Terraform
4 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.88%) Packer
6 1 (2.44%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Black Duck
5 1 (2.44%) VMware