Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 93 138
Rank change year-on-year +13 +45 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 355 360 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.61% 3.38% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 3.54% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 317 342 217
City of London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £49,500 £50,000 £52,000
90th Percentile £109,250 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.09%

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 9,376 10,180 9,859
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.67% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,128 9,144 8,891
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 - 1 £75,000 -
DevOps Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 355 (100.00%) DevOps
2 219 (61.69%) AWS
3 211 (59.44%) Docker
3 211 (59.44%) Kubernetes
4 189 (53.24%) Python
5 172 (48.45%) Terraform
6 165 (46.48%) Linux
7 144 (40.56%) Ansible
8 132 (37.18%) Azure
9 107 (30.14%) Bash Shell
10 101 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
11 94 (26.48%) Jenkins
11 94 (26.48%) Infrastructure as Code
12 91 (25.63%) Java
13 84 (23.66%) GCP
14 79 (22.25%) Finance
15 77 (21.69%) Puppet
16 68 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
17 53 (14.93%) Configuration Management
18 49 (13.80%) PowerShell
19 47 (13.24%) Microservices
19 47 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (12.96%) Fintech
21 44 (12.39%) Open Source
22 43 (12.11%) Git (software)
23 41 (11.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
23 41 (11.55%) AWS CloudFormation
23 41 (11.55%) Banking
24 37 (10.42%) Windows
25 35 (9.86%) 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 14 (3.94%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.82%) Apache
3 9 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.54%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.54%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.69%) Confluence
7 3 (0.85%) nginx
7 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.56%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.56%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 219 (61.69%) AWS
2 132 (37.18%) Azure
3 84 (23.66%) GCP
4 41 (11.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (8.45%) Serverless
6 20 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (5.35%) Datadog
8 18 (5.07%) SaaS
9 9 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (2.25%) Amazon S3
10 8 (2.25%) IaaS
11 6 (1.69%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.69%) PaaS
12 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.41%) GitHub
13 4 (1.13%) AWS CodePipeline
14 3 (0.85%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.66%) Firewall
2 8 (2.25%) VPN
3 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.13%) Internet
4 4 (1.13%) Network Security
5 3 (0.85%) DNS
5 3 (0.85%) HTTP
5 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.28%) BGP
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
7 1 (0.28%) DSL
7 1 (0.28%) OSPF
7 1 (0.28%) SAN
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.20%) Big Data
2 20 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.51%) Blockchain
4 13 (3.66%) MySQL
4 13 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.85%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (26.48%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.20%) GitLab
4 20 (5.63%) Maven
5 19 (5.35%) TeamCity
6 18 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 14 (3.94%) Vagrant
9 13 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.38%) JIRA
11 9 (2.54%) Ant
11 9 (2.54%) CircleCI
11 9 (2.54%) Gradle
12 8 (2.25%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.25%) IBM UrbanCode
13 7 (1.97%) CF BOSH
14 6 (1.69%) Travis CI
15 5 (1.41%) GoCD
15 5 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 79 (22.25%) Finance
2 41 (11.55%) Banking
3 16 (4.51%) Law
4 15 (4.23%) Games
4 15 (4.23%) Retail
5 13 (3.66%) Advertising
6 12 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.10%) Marketing
8 9 (2.54%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.41%) Publishing
10 3 (0.85%) Electronics
10 3 (0.85%) International Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.56%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.61%) Elastic Stack
2 24 (6.76%) Node.js
3 22 (6.20%) .NET
4 19 (5.35%) Kafka
5 16 (4.51%) Web Services
6 11 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (1.97%) React
7 7 (1.97%) React Native
8 4 (1.13%) REST
9 3 (0.85%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.85%) AWS Amplify
9 3 (0.85%) JSON
9 3 (0.85%) LAMP
10 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.56%) Django
10 2 (0.56%) LDAP
10 2 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.94%) Video\Live Streaming
3 13 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.54%) Cloud Native
5 7 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (1.97%) Public Cloud
6 6 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (1.69%) User Experience
7 4 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.85%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Currency
10 1 (0.28%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 165 (46.48%) Linux
2 37 (10.42%) Windows
3 26 (7.32%) Unix
4 8 (2.25%) CentOS
5 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) Debian
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (100.00%) DevOps
2 101 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (26.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 53 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 47 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (13.24%) Microservices
6 46 (12.96%) Fintech
7 44 (12.39%) Open Source
8 41 (11.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 35 (9.86%) Artificial Intelligence
10 29 (8.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 29 (8.17%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.32%) Test Automation
12 24 (6.76%) Data Science
13 23 (6.48%) Migration
14 22 (6.20%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (6.20%) Machine Learning
15 20 (5.63%) Scrum
16 18 (5.07%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 189 (53.24%) Python
2 107 (30.14%) Bash Shell
3 91 (25.63%) Java
4 49 (13.80%) PowerShell
5 35 (9.86%) C#
6 32 (9.01%) Ruby
7 31 (8.73%) Go
8 27 (7.61%) SQL
9 22 (6.20%) JavaScript
10 16 (4.51%) C++
11 13 (3.66%) Perl
12 10 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.97%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.41%) Groovy
16 3 (0.85%) Korn
16 3 (0.85%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.85%) PHP
17 1 (0.28%) Lua
17 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (3.66%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) CCNP
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 211 (59.44%) Docker
2 22 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.25%) vSphere
5 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.69%) Firmware
7 2 (0.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 211 (59.44%) Kubernetes
2 172 (48.45%) Terraform
3 144 (40.56%) Ansible
4 77 (21.69%) Puppet
5 68 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (6.76%) Salt
7 22 (6.20%) Prometheus
8 19 (5.35%) Packer
9 12 (3.38%) Grafana
10 8 (2.25%) Graphite
10 8 (2.25%) Kibana
11 5 (1.41%) Mesos
11 5 (1.41%) Rancher
12 4 (1.13%) Consul
12 4 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.13%) Icinga
12 4 (1.13%) Marathon
13 3 (0.85%) Istio
13 3 (0.85%) Matomo
14 2 (0.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.01%) Google
3 25 (7.04%) VMware
4 15 (4.23%) Citrix
5 11 (3.10%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.25%) New Relic
6 8 (2.25%) Oracle
7 7 (1.97%) Splunk
8 5 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.13%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.13%) PagerDuty
9 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.13%) Sybase
10 3 (0.85%) SAP
11 1 (0.28%) IBM
11 1 (0.28%) Incapsula
11 1 (0.28%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.28%) RedGate
11 1 (0.28%) Teradata