Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
London > Central London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,237 920 1,624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 17.67% 19.89% 12.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.87% 21.08% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,107 839 1,447
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,300 £51,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £100,000
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,555 4,364 11,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 93.63% 94.34% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,854 3,829 10,369
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +3.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in Central London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in Central London

DevOps
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 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 November 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 -1 1,116 £80,000 +6.67% 400
West End of London -17 14 £77,500 +34.78% 5
City of Westminster -25 10 £63,896 +11.12% 2
Southwark +2 8 £81,250 -7.14% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +3 5 £63,896 +40.43% 1
Camden -12 5 £100,000 +110.53% 3
Lambeth - 2 - -
DevOps
London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 585 (47.29%) Azure
2 561 (45.35%) AWS
3 508 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 491 (39.69%) Docker
5 485 (39.21%) Kubernetes
6 447 (36.14%) Terraform
6 447 (36.14%) Python
7 352 (28.46%) Java
8 338 (27.32%) Infrastructure as Code
9 329 (26.60%) Finance
10 293 (23.69%) Jenkins
11 276 (22.31%) C#
12 253 (20.45%) Microservices
13 248 (20.05%) Software Engineering
14 243 (19.64%) SQL
15 219 (17.70%) GCP
16 209 (16.90%) JavaScript
17 201 (16.25%) Microsoft
18 184 (14.87%) .NET
18 184 (14.87%) Linux
19 174 (14.07%) Bash Shell
20 169 (13.66%) Serverless
21 167 (13.50%) Ansible
22 165 (13.34%) PowerShell
23 162 (13.10%) Scrum
24 157 (12.69%) Test Automation
25 154 (12.45%) Social Skills
26 153 (12.37%) Git (software)
27 152 (12.29%) SQL Server
28 134 (10.83%) Continuous Integration

DevOps
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 58 (4.69%) Confluence
2 48 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.37%) CMS
6 12 (0.97%) IIS
7 10 (0.81%) Apache
8 9 (0.73%) WordPress
9 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.32%) nginx
11 3 (0.24%) SAS
12 1 (0.081%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.081%) Drupal
12 1 (0.081%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.081%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.081%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.081%) Traefik
Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.081%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 585 (47.29%) Azure
2 561 (45.35%) AWS
3 219 (17.70%) GCP
4 169 (13.66%) Serverless
5 122 (9.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 97 (7.84%) PaaS
7 88 (7.11%) IaaS
8 81 (6.55%) SaaS
9 71 (5.74%) Power Platform
10 61 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
11 51 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
12 49 (3.96%) Amazon ECS
13 45 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 43 (3.48%) Microsoft 365
15 37 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
16 28 (2.26%) GitHub
17 26 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
17 26 (2.10%) Azure Service Bus
18 25 (2.02%) npm
19 23 (1.86%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.83%) Network Security
2 27 (2.18%) DNS
3 18 (1.46%) Firewall
4 10 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.57%) VPN
6 6 (0.49%) FTP
7 5 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.40%) SAN
7 5 (0.40%) WAN
8 4 (0.32%) Intranet
8 4 (0.32%) SD-WAN
9 3 (0.24%) DHCP
9 3 (0.24%) HTTP
9 3 (0.24%) Internet
9 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.16%) Broadband
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.16%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.16%) VoIP
10 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 67 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (5.01%) MongoDB
5 58 (4.69%) Power BI
6 51 (4.12%) Big Data
7 49 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 49 (3.96%) MySQL
8 47 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 35 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 33 (2.67%) Data Lake
11 32 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (2.59%) Tableau
12 31 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 21 (1.70%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (1.37%) Redis
15 17 (1.37%) SQL Server 2017
16 16 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 293 (23.69%) Jenkins
2 153 (12.37%) Git (software)
3 114 (9.22%) JIRA
4 63 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (4.85%) TeamCity
6 49 (3.96%) Selenium
7 44 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (2.99%) SonarQube
9 33 (2.67%) GitLab
10 30 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 29 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (2.18%) SpecFlow
13 25 (2.02%) Grunt
14 22 (1.78%) Postman
14 22 (1.78%) Spinnaker
14 22 (1.78%) Visual Studio
15 20 (1.62%) CircleCI
15 20 (1.62%) Gradle
16 19 (1.54%) Cypress.io
16 19 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 329 (26.60%) Finance
2 154 (12.45%) Social Skills
3 87 (7.03%) Retail
4 67 (5.42%) Banking
5 51 (4.12%) Publishing
6 49 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (3.31%) Influencing Skills
8 37 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
9 29 (2.34%) Marketing
10 23 (1.86%) Public Sector
11 22 (1.78%) Law
12 19 (1.54%) Games
13 15 (1.21%) Advertising
13 15 (1.21%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.97%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.89%) Back Office
16 10 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 353 (28.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 282 (22.80%) Developer
3 92 (7.44%) Senior Developer
4 84 (6.79%) Senior DevOps
5 80 (6.47%) Architect
6 77 (6.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 68 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
7 68 (5.50%) Security Engineer
8 62 (5.01%) Java Developer
8 62 (5.01%) Software Engineer
9 54 (4.37%) Lead Developer
10 52 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
10 52 (4.20%) Technical Leader
11 48 (3.88%) Azure Engineer
12 43 (3.48%) AWS DevOps
12 43 (3.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 41 (3.31%) Lead DevOps
14 40 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.91%) E-Commerce Engineer
16 35 (2.83%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (14.87%) .NET
2 119 (9.62%) React
3 117 (9.46%) Kafka
4 100 (8.08%) Web Services
5 93 (7.52%) Node.js
6 91 (7.36%) CSS
7 80 (6.47%) .NET Core
7 80 (6.47%) AngularJS
8 67 (5.42%) HTML
9 66 (5.34%) Spring
10 58 (4.69%) .NET Framework
11 55 (4.45%) Spring Boot
12 50 (4.04%) JSON
12 50 (4.04%) REST
13 49 (3.96%) RESTful
14 42 (3.40%) OAuth
15 41 (3.31%) ARM Templates
15 41 (3.31%) ASP.NET
16 39 (3.15%) Entity Framework
17 38 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.58%) Cloud Native
2 45 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 27 (2.18%) N-Tier
5 24 (1.94%) User Experience
6 22 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.21%) Equities
9 15 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (0.97%) Derivative
11 12 (0.97%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.97%) Legacy Code
12 11 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
12 11 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.73%) Social Media
14 8 (0.65%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 184 (14.87%) Linux
2 74 (5.98%) Windows
3 45 (3.64%) Unix
4 36 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.21%) Android
6 14 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (0.73%) VMS
9 8 (0.65%) CentOS
10 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (27.32%) Infrastructure as Code
3 253 (20.45%) Microservices
4 248 (20.05%) Software Engineering
5 162 (13.10%) Scrum
6 157 (12.69%) Test Automation
7 134 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (10.11%) TDD
9 110 (8.89%) Fintech
10 107 (8.65%) Full Stack Development
11 94 (7.60%) Analytics
12 91 (7.36%) MVC
13 90 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
14 85 (6.87%) Mentoring
15 78 (6.31%) Configuration Management
16 74 (5.98%) OO
17 73 (5.90%) SDLC
18 71 (5.74%) Deployment Automation
19 70 (5.66%) Migration
20 69 (5.58%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 447 (36.14%) Python
2 352 (28.46%) Java
3 276 (22.31%) C#
4 243 (19.64%) SQL
5 209 (16.90%) JavaScript
6 174 (14.07%) Bash Shell
7 165 (13.34%) PowerShell
8 93 (7.52%) Go
9 75 (6.06%) Scala
10 60 (4.85%) C++
11 58 (4.69%) TypeScript
12 45 (3.64%) PHP
13 40 (3.23%) Kotlin
14 37 (2.99%) T-SQL
15 32 (2.59%) Ruby
16 23 (1.86%) Java 8
17 22 (1.78%) Perl
18 14 (1.13%) Groovy
19 13 (1.05%) Java 11
19 13 (1.05%) Rust
Qualifications
1 105 (8.49%) Degree
2 43 (3.48%) Master's Degree
3 23 (1.86%) AWS Certification
4 14 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.65%) ISEB
8 7 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.32%) CCNA
10 4 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.24%) CISSP
11 3 (0.24%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.24%) MCSE
11 3 (0.24%) OSCP
12 2 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (9.38%) QA
2 43 (3.48%) GDPR
3 22 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.05%) Accessibility
6 11 (0.89%) SLA
7 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.32%) PMO
9 3 (0.24%) GRC
9 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) NIST
11 1 (0.081%) SEPA
11 1 (0.081%) SOC 2
System Software
1 491 (39.69%) Docker
2 48 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (0.89%) XenApp
6 8 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.40%) vSphere
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.16%) Samba
9 2 (0.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.081%) Ceph
10 1 (0.081%) HDFS
10 1 (0.081%) KVM
10 1 (0.081%) LXC
10 1 (0.081%) Varnish
10 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.081%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 485 (39.21%) Kubernetes
2 447 (36.14%) Terraform
3 167 (13.50%) Ansible
4 112 (9.05%) Puppet
5 48 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.59%) Prometheus
7 27 (2.18%) Grafana
8 12 (0.97%) Nagios
8 12 (0.97%) SCCM
9 11 (0.89%) EdgeSight
9 11 (0.89%) SCOM
9 11 (0.89%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.89%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.49%) Istio
10 6 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.32%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.32%) Salt
12 3 (0.24%) Kibana
Vendors
1 201 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.42%) Google
3 64 (5.17%) Oracle
4 25 (2.02%) VMware
5 22 (1.78%) Databricks
5 22 (1.78%) ServiceNow
6 14 (1.13%) Citrix
7 13 (1.05%) HP
8 11 (0.89%) Fidessa
8 11 (0.89%) Splunk
9 10 (0.81%) LogicMonitor
9 10 (0.81%) NetApp
10 9 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.49%) SAP
13 5 (0.40%) Adobe
13 5 (0.40%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.40%) Cisco
13 5 (0.40%) Sun