Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +93
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 313 337 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.47% 3.98% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 4.20% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 287 299 398
10th Percentile £53,750 £50,750 £51,500
25th Percentile £61,875 £65,000 £61,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
75th Percentile £95,000 £89,375 £88,438
90th Percentile £108,000 £105,000 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £79,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% +15.38%

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 4,508 8,024 9,825
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 94.78% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,968 7,030 8,827
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 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
London Bridge +12 3 £45,000 -50.68%
DevOps Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 City of London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 313 (100.00%) DevOps
2 218 (69.65%) Terraform
3 215 (68.69%) Kubernetes
4 188 (60.06%) Docker
5 178 (56.87%) AWS
6 139 (44.41%) Infrastructure as Code
7 137 (43.77%) Jenkins
8 123 (39.30%) Ansible
9 121 (38.66%) Python
10 116 (37.06%) Azure
11 100 (31.95%) Linux
12 85 (27.16%) Puppet
13 81 (25.88%) Finance
14 68 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
15 65 (20.77%) Fintech
16 64 (20.45%) Bash Shell
17 53 (16.93%) Opscode Chef
17 53 (16.93%) GCP
17 53 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (15.97%) Microservices
19 43 (13.74%) Java
20 40 (12.78%) Git (software)
21 37 (11.82%) Configuration Management
21 37 (11.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
22 34 (10.86%) Prometheus
22 34 (10.86%) AWS CloudFormation
23 32 (10.22%) PowerShell
24 31 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
25 30 (9.58%) C#
26 29 (9.27%) Go

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 2 (0.64%) Apache
1 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (0.64%) IIS
2 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
2 1 (0.32%) JBoss
2 1 (0.32%) nginx
2 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 178 (56.87%) AWS
2 116 (37.06%) Azure
3 53 (16.93%) GCP
4 34 (10.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (6.39%) IaaS
6 18 (5.75%) Datadog
7 16 (5.11%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (5.11%) Serverless
8 15 (4.79%) GitHub
9 14 (4.47%) AWS Fargate
10 13 (4.15%) AWS CodeBuild
11 12 (3.83%) SaaS
12 11 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (3.51%) OpenShift
13 10 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (2.88%) Amazon S3
14 9 (2.88%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 7 (2.24%) Amazon EKS
15 7 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.51%) Firewall
1 11 (3.51%) Multicast
1 11 (3.51%) TCP/IP
1 11 (3.51%) tcpdump
2 5 (1.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (2.88%) MySQL
5 8 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.24%) Big Data
6 7 (2.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.96%) Redis
9 2 (0.64%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 137 (43.77%) Jenkins
2 40 (12.78%) Git (software)
3 22 (7.03%) GitLab
4 21 (6.71%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.07%) CircleCI
6 15 (4.79%) Bitbucket
6 15 (4.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (3.19%) Artifactory
9 7 (2.24%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.60%) Gradle
10 5 (1.60%) JIRA
10 5 (1.60%) Maven
11 4 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.96%) Selenium
13 2 (0.64%) JMeter
13 2 (0.64%) Subversion
13 2 (0.64%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (25.88%) Finance
2 25 (7.99%) Banking
3 17 (5.43%) Games
4 7 (2.24%) Retail
5 5 (1.60%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.60%) Publishing
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Law
6 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.35%) .NET
2 16 (5.11%) Web Services
3 14 (4.47%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (4.47%) Node.js
4 11 (3.51%) Kafka
5 3 (0.96%) React
6 2 (0.64%) LAMP
6 2 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.64%) Sensu
6 2 (0.64%) YAML
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.32%) CSS
7 1 (0.32%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) HTML5
7 1 (0.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (4.79%) Public Cloud
3 11 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.28%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.32%) Derivative
7 1 (0.32%) Equities
7 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 100 (31.95%) Linux
2 26 (8.31%) Windows
3 20 (6.39%) CentOS
4 18 (5.75%) Unix
5 12 (3.83%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (100.00%) DevOps
2 139 (44.41%) Infrastructure as Code
3 68 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (20.77%) Fintech
5 53 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (15.97%) Microservices
7 37 (11.82%) Configuration Management
7 37 (11.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 31 (9.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (8.95%) Infrastructure Automation
10 27 (8.63%) Test Automation
11 24 (7.67%) Artificial Intelligence
12 19 (6.07%) Deployment Automation
12 19 (6.07%) Machine Learning
13 17 (5.43%) High Availability
13 17 (5.43%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.11%) SDLC
14 16 (5.11%) Target Operating Model
15 14 (4.47%) Mentoring
16 13 (4.15%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 121 (38.66%) Python
2 64 (20.45%) Bash Shell
3 43 (13.74%) Java
4 32 (10.22%) PowerShell
5 30 (9.58%) C#
6 29 (9.27%) Go
7 19 (6.07%) SQL
8 13 (4.15%) JavaScript
8 13 (4.15%) Ruby
9 12 (3.83%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.92%) Groovy
11 5 (1.60%) PHP
12 2 (0.64%) C++
12 2 (0.64%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (4.47%) AWS Certification
2 13 (4.15%) Degree
3 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 188 (60.06%) Docker
2 17 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 218 (69.65%) Terraform
2 215 (68.69%) Kubernetes
3 123 (39.30%) Ansible
4 85 (27.16%) Puppet
5 53 (16.93%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (10.86%) Prometheus
7 25 (7.99%) Grafana
8 11 (3.51%) Istio
9 10 (3.19%) Rancher
10 5 (1.60%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.28%) Control-M
11 4 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.28%) Nagios
11 4 (1.28%) Packer
12 2 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.64%) Salt
13 1 (0.32%) Graphite
13 1 (0.32%) Kubeflow
13 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (8.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.03%) VMware
3 6 (1.92%) Google
4 5 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.28%) IBM
6 3 (0.96%) Fortinet
6 3 (0.96%) Splunk
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle
8 1 (0.32%) Aruba
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) New Relic
8 1 (0.32%) Xamarin