Period
to 7 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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

Senior Development Operations
London > Central London
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 161 253
Rank change year-on-year -38 +92 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 86 62 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.22% 1.31% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.39% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 81 60 112
10th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
25th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £100,000 £95,313 £97,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,125 £120,000
London median annual salary £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +3.23%

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 6,615 4,447 11,823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 93.78% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,910 3,908 10,414
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +6.56%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in Central London

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in Central London

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in Central London over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in Central London

Senior 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 Senior DevOps within the Central London region over the 6 months to 7 December 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 -33 84 £90,000 +5.88% 32
City of Westminster - 2 - -
Southwark - 1 £77,500 -
Senior DevOps
London

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, Senior DevOps 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 Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 81 (94.19%) Terraform
3 75 (87.21%) Docker
4 63 (73.26%) AWS
5 60 (69.77%) Kubernetes
6 52 (60.47%) Python
7 48 (55.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 33 (38.37%) Java
9 31 (36.05%) Ansible
10 30 (34.88%) Azure
11 28 (32.56%) Jenkins
11 28 (32.56%) Bash Shell
12 26 (30.23%) GCP
13 25 (29.07%) Linux
14 21 (24.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
16 17 (19.77%) Migration
16 17 (19.77%) Fintech
17 16 (18.60%) Go
17 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
17 16 (18.60%) SaaS
17 16 (18.60%) Retail
17 16 (18.60%) Serverless
18 15 (17.44%) Amazon ECS
18 15 (17.44%) OO
19 12 (13.95%) TeamCity
20 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
21 10 (11.63%) Unix
21 10 (11.63%) AWS Fargate
22 9 (10.47%) DNS

Senior DevOps 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 1 (1.16%) nginx
1 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.16%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 63 (73.26%) AWS
2 30 (34.88%) Azure
3 26 (30.23%) GCP
4 21 (24.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (18.60%) SaaS
5 16 (18.60%) Serverless
6 15 (17.44%) Amazon ECS
7 10 (11.63%) AWS Fargate
8 6 (6.98%) IaaS
9 5 (5.81%) PaaS
10 4 (4.65%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (3.49%) GitHub
12 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (1.16%) GitHub Actions
12 1 (1.16%) Heroku
12 1 (1.16%) Linode
12 1 (1.16%) NuGet
12 1 (1.16%) Pulumi
12 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) ArangoDB
3 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.95%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.98%) GitLab
4 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.16%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (18.60%) Retail
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Social Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) Kafka
2 4 (4.65%) .NET
3 3 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.33%) ARM Templates
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
4 2 (2.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.16%) boto
5 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Equities
3 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
3 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (55.81%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (19.77%) Fintech
3 17 (19.77%) Migration
4 15 (17.44%) OO
5 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.47%) Investment Management
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.98%) Decision-Making
8 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.81%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.81%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (5.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (4.65%) Data Science
10 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Automation
10 4 (4.65%) Microservices
11 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) Python
2 33 (38.37%) Java
3 28 (32.56%) Bash Shell
4 18 (20.93%) PowerShell
5 16 (18.60%) Go
5 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) Ruby
7 5 (5.81%) Groovy
8 4 (4.65%) SQL
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) Java 8
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) Degree
1 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 75 (87.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.16%) LXC
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (94.19%) Terraform
2 60 (69.77%) Kubernetes
3 31 (36.05%) Ansible
4 7 (8.14%) Grafana
4 7 (8.14%) Prometheus
4 7 (8.14%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Splunk
4 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) VMware