Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 37 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 360 293 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.28% 6.54% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 7.00% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 341 270 570
10th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,438 £87,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £105,000
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 6,357 4,184 12,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 93.33% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5,678 3,629 10,921
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,875 £100,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Central London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Central London.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Central London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Central London

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
City of London -6 335 £85,000 +13.33% 98
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £52,500 -
DevOps Engineer
London

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 360 (100.00%) DevOps
2 273 (75.83%) Terraform
3 251 (69.72%) AWS
4 249 (69.17%) Docker
5 239 (66.39%) Kubernetes
6 223 (61.94%) Infrastructure as Code
7 185 (51.39%) Python
8 155 (43.06%) Jenkins
9 127 (35.28%) Ansible
10 125 (34.72%) Linux
11 100 (27.78%) Bash Shell
12 88 (24.44%) Azure
13 75 (20.83%) Puppet
14 72 (20.00%) GCP
15 68 (18.89%) Serverless
15 68 (18.89%) Fintech
16 65 (18.06%) Java
17 57 (15.83%) AWS CloudFormation
18 55 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
19 53 (14.72%) Git (software)
20 49 (13.61%) Go
21 48 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
21 48 (13.33%) Software Engineering
22 46 (12.78%) Configuration Management
23 43 (11.94%) Amazon ECS
24 41 (11.39%) PowerShell
25 37 (10.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 35 (9.72%) AWS Lambda
26 35 (9.72%) Finance
27 34 (9.44%) TeamCity

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.83%) Confluence
2 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Pulsar
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) Traefik
4 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 251 (69.72%) AWS
2 88 (24.44%) Azure
3 72 (20.00%) GCP
4 68 (18.89%) Serverless
5 57 (15.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (11.94%) Amazon ECS
8 35 (9.72%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (8.61%) SaaS
10 28 (7.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (5.56%) IaaS
12 19 (5.28%) Amazon S3
12 19 (5.28%) AWS Fargate
13 18 (5.00%) GitHub
14 16 (4.44%) PaaS
15 9 (2.50%) OpenShift
16 8 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (1.94%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (1.94%) Slack
18 6 (1.67%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.89%) DNS
2 8 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.11%) AMQP
3 4 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (0.56%) Firewall
4 2 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.06%) Big Data
5 10 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.67%) MarkLogic
10 5 (1.39%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.11%) MySQL
12 3 (0.83%) ArangoDB
12 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.83%) HBase
12 3 (0.83%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.83%) Redis
13 2 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 155 (43.06%) Jenkins
2 53 (14.72%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.44%) TeamCity
4 28 (7.78%) CircleCI
5 26 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (6.11%) GitLab
7 19 (5.28%) JIRA
8 18 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (4.44%) Bitbucket
10 9 (2.50%) Gradle
10 9 (2.50%) Maven
11 6 (1.67%) Artifactory
11 6 (1.67%) Terragrunt
12 2 (0.56%) GoCD
13 1 (0.28%) Checkstyle
13 1 (0.28%) Selenium
13 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.28%) Spinnaker
13 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (9.72%) Finance
2 23 (6.39%) Social Skills
3 18 (5.00%) Retail
4 11 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.50%) Banking
5 9 (2.50%) Publishing
6 6 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.67%) Games
6 6 (1.67%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Front Office
9 2 (0.56%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.22%) Kafka
2 20 (5.56%) Web Services
3 14 (3.89%) .NET
4 12 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (3.06%) Spring
6 9 (2.50%) Node.js
7 7 (1.94%) Spring Boot
8 6 (1.67%) JMX
8 6 (1.67%) Middleware
8 6 (1.67%) Swagger
9 5 (1.39%) ARM Templates
9 5 (1.39%) REST
10 4 (1.11%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.11%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.83%) YAML
12 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (0.56%) React
13 1 (0.28%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.44%) Cloud Native
2 12 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 9 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.67%) CMDB
4 6 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.67%) Legacy Code
5 5 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.11%) Video on Demand
7 3 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.83%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Biotechnology
8 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.28%) Equities
9 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 125 (34.72%) Linux
2 25 (6.94%) Unix
2 25 (6.94%) Windows
3 11 (3.06%) CentOS
3 11 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (100.00%) DevOps
2 223 (61.94%) Infrastructure as Code
3 68 (18.89%) Fintech
4 55 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 46 (12.78%) Configuration Management
7 37 (10.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 33 (9.17%) Microservices
9 27 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.94%) Workflow
11 22 (6.11%) Migration
12 21 (5.83%) Artificial Intelligence
13 19 (5.28%) Architectural Design
14 17 (4.72%) OO
14 17 (4.72%) Scrum
15 15 (4.17%) Machine Learning
15 15 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (4.17%) Test Automation
16 14 (3.89%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 185 (51.39%) Python
2 100 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 65 (18.06%) Java
4 49 (13.61%) Go
5 41 (11.39%) PowerShell
6 33 (9.17%) SQL
7 23 (6.39%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.44%) C#
9 12 (3.33%) Ruby
10 5 (1.39%) C++
10 5 (1.39%) Groovy
10 5 (1.39%) Rust
11 4 (1.11%) Scala
11 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.83%) PHP
13 2 (0.56%) Java 8
14 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (4.72%) AWS Certification
2 7 (1.94%) Degree
3 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) OCP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.78%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 249 (69.17%) Docker
2 8 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 273 (75.83%) Terraform
2 239 (66.39%) Kubernetes
3 127 (35.28%) Ansible
4 75 (20.83%) Puppet
5 30 (8.33%) Prometheus
6 24 (6.67%) Grafana
7 23 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (1.39%) Rancher
10 4 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.11%) Nagios
10 4 (1.11%) Packer
10 4 (1.11%) Salt
11 2 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.56%) Mesos
12 1 (0.28%) Consul
12 1 (0.28%) Graphite
12 1 (0.28%) Istio
Vendors
1 17 (4.72%) Google
2 11 (3.06%) Oracle
2 11 (3.06%) VMware
3 10 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.94%) Splunk
5 6 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.83%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.83%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.83%) Databricks
8 1 (0.28%) F5