Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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

Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 47 122
Rank change year-on-year +3 +75 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 258 543 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.10% 5.34% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 5.58% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 261 614 299
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £107,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £78,750 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 4,766 9,725 10,537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 95.59% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,145 8,644 9,397
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the City of London

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 8 August 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
London Bridge +11 2 £91,250 +23.73%
DevOps Engineer
Central London

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 City of London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 258 (100.00%) DevOps
2 165 (63.95%) Terraform
3 160 (62.02%) Kubernetes
3 160 (62.02%) Docker
4 147 (56.98%) AWS
5 130 (50.39%) Python
6 100 (38.76%) Infrastructure as Code
7 98 (37.98%) Linux
7 98 (37.98%) Azure
8 88 (34.11%) Ansible
8 88 (34.11%) Jenkins
9 58 (22.48%) Puppet
10 54 (20.93%) Fintech
11 50 (19.38%) GCP
12 48 (18.60%) Finance
13 47 (18.22%) Configuration Management
14 46 (17.83%) Java
15 45 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
16 43 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 40 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (13.95%) Infrastructure Automation
20 35 (13.57%) PowerShell
21 33 (12.79%) Artificial Intelligence
22 32 (12.40%) Bash Shell
23 30 (11.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
24 29 (11.24%) Microservices
25 27 (10.47%) Microsoft
25 27 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
26 24 (9.30%) C#

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 16 (6.20%) Confluence
2 10 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.49%) Apache
4 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.78%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.39%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 147 (56.98%) AWS
2 98 (37.98%) Azure
3 50 (19.38%) GCP
4 27 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (8.53%) Amazon ECS
6 15 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (5.81%) Amazon EKS
7 14 (5.43%) Serverless
8 11 (4.26%) AWS Fargate
9 10 (3.88%) SaaS
9 10 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.33%) PaaS
12 5 (1.94%) AWS CodePipeline
12 5 (1.94%) CloudFront
13 4 (1.55%) AWS CodeBuild
13 4 (1.55%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.55%) IaaS
14 3 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.88%) Firewall
2 6 (2.33%) DNS
3 5 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.94%) VPN
4 3 (1.16%) HTTP
4 3 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.16%) Network Security
4 3 (1.16%) SSL
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.78%) Intranet
5 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.78%) LAN
5 2 (0.78%) WAN
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.43%) Blockchain
2 13 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.88%) MySQL
4 8 (3.10%) Big Data
5 6 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.78%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) Redis
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (34.11%) Jenkins
2 43 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.98%) JIRA
4 13 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (5.04%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (3.10%) Selenium
6 6 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.94%) git-flow
7 5 (1.94%) GitLab
7 5 (1.94%) Maven
7 5 (1.94%) RSpec
7 5 (1.94%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.55%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.55%) Gradle
9 3 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.78%) Spinnaker
10 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (18.60%) Finance
2 14 (5.43%) Retail
3 13 (5.04%) Banking
4 11 (4.26%) Games
5 10 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.49%) Law
7 8 (3.10%) Advertising
8 4 (1.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.26%) .NET
1 11 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (4.26%) Web Services
2 10 (3.88%) Node.js
3 6 (2.33%) Lambda Expressions
4 5 (1.94%) Gherkin
4 5 (1.94%) Kafka
5 4 (1.55%) YAML
6 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.78%) J2EE
6 2 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.78%) Sensu
6 2 (0.78%) Spring
7 1 (0.39%) LDAP
7 1 (0.39%) OAuth
7 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.39%) SAML
7 1 (0.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.04%) Cloud Native
3 12 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.55%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.55%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.16%) Online Games
8 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.39%) Derivative
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 98 (37.98%) Linux
2 19 (7.36%) Windows
3 15 (5.81%) Unix
4 6 (2.33%) CentOS
5 4 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Debian
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (100.00%) DevOps
2 100 (38.76%) Infrastructure as Code
3 54 (20.93%) Fintech
4 47 (18.22%) Configuration Management
5 40 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (13.95%) Infrastructure Automation
8 33 (12.79%) Artificial Intelligence
9 30 (11.63%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 29 (11.24%) Microservices
11 23 (8.91%) Migration
12 19 (7.36%) Data Science
13 17 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.59%) Test Automation
14 14 (5.43%) Software Engineering
15 13 (5.04%) DevSecOps
15 13 (5.04%) Scrum
16 10 (3.88%) Data Modelling
16 10 (3.88%) Machine Learning
17 9 (3.49%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (50.39%) Python
2 46 (17.83%) Java
3 35 (13.57%) PowerShell
4 32 (12.40%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.30%) C#
6 22 (8.53%) Ruby
7 17 (6.59%) Go
7 17 (6.59%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.59%) SQL
8 10 (3.88%) C++
9 9 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.33%) Java 8
11 5 (1.94%) Perl
11 5 (1.94%) Scala
11 5 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.16%) PHP
13 2 (0.78%) Groovy
13 2 (0.78%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (4.65%) Degree
2 10 (3.88%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.78%) RHCE
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 160 (62.02%) Docker
2 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 165 (63.95%) Terraform
2 160 (62.02%) Kubernetes
3 88 (34.11%) Ansible
4 58 (22.48%) Puppet
5 45 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (6.59%) Prometheus
7 10 (3.88%) Grafana
7 10 (3.88%) Marathon
7 10 (3.88%) Mesos
7 10 (3.88%) Salt
8 8 (3.10%) Control-M
8 8 (3.10%) Packer
9 7 (2.71%) Icinga
10 5 (1.94%) Consul
11 2 (0.78%) Istio
11 2 (0.78%) logstash
11 2 (0.78%) Nagios
11 2 (0.78%) WSUS
11 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.75%) Google
3 8 (3.10%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.33%) Incapsula
4 6 (2.33%) VMware
5 4 (1.55%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.55%) IBM
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle
6 3 (1.16%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco
7 2 (0.78%) Citrix
7 2 (0.78%) Databricks
7 2 (0.78%) HP
7 2 (0.78%) Splunk
7 2 (0.78%) Veeam
8 1 (0.39%) Dell
8 1 (0.39%) EMC
8 1 (0.39%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.39%) Samsung
8 1 (0.39%) Spotify