Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022.

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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 34 87
Rank change year-on-year -14 +53 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 346 295 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.52% 6.86% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 7.34% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 333 268 265
10th Percentile £48,750 £54,275 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.45%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £109,500 £97,500 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%

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 5,887 4,017 8,667
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 93.38% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,195 3,522 7,581
10th Percentile £42,350 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge -2 2 £81,250 +80.56%
Moorgate - 1 £95,000 -
DevOps Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 346 (100.00%) DevOps
2 284 (82.08%) Terraform
3 271 (78.32%) Kubernetes
4 248 (71.68%) Docker
5 246 (71.10%) CI/CD
6 244 (70.52%) Infrastructure as Code
7 236 (68.21%) AWS
8 226 (65.32%) Python
9 167 (48.27%) Jenkins
10 135 (39.02%) Bash
11 106 (30.64%) Linux
12 101 (29.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 88 (25.43%) Puppet
14 75 (21.68%) Azure
15 71 (20.52%) Java
16 68 (19.65%) GCP
17 62 (17.92%) PowerShell
18 59 (17.05%) Ansible
19 50 (14.45%) Serverless
20 43 (12.43%) TeamCity
20 43 (12.43%) Fintech
21 42 (12.14%) SaaS
21 42 (12.14%) Retail
22 40 (11.56%) Git (software)
23 38 (10.98%) Migration
23 38 (10.98%) Cloud Native
24 37 (10.69%) Go
25 36 (10.40%) OO
26 32 (9.25%) Finance
27 31 (8.96%) AWS Lambda

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 3 (0.87%) nginx
2 2 (0.58%) Confluence
2 2 (0.58%) IIS
2 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Pulsar
3 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 236 (68.21%) AWS
2 101 (29.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 75 (21.68%) Azure
4 68 (19.65%) GCP
5 50 (14.45%) Serverless
6 42 (12.14%) SaaS
7 31 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (8.67%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (8.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 27 (7.80%) Amazon ECS
11 24 (6.94%) Amazon S3
12 18 (5.20%) GitHub
13 14 (4.05%) AWS Fargate
13 14 (4.05%) IaaS
13 14 (4.05%) PaaS
14 6 (1.73%) OpenShift
15 4 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
15 4 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.05%) DNS
1 14 (4.05%) Network Security
2 5 (1.45%) Firewall
3 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) BGP
4 1 (0.29%) Multicast
4 1 (0.29%) OSPF
4 1 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.29%) VLAN
4 1 (0.29%) VPN
4 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.36%) Amazon Redshift
2 21 (6.07%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.45%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.16%) Big Data
6 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.87%) ArangoDB
7 3 (0.87%) MySQL
7 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (0.58%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.58%) Redis
9 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.29%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 167 (48.27%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.43%) TeamCity
3 40 (11.56%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.91%) GitLab
5 9 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (2.02%) CircleCI
7 6 (1.73%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.16%) Gradle
9 4 (1.16%) Maven
10 3 (0.87%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.87%) JIRA
10 3 (0.87%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.87%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.58%) GoCD
11 2 (0.58%) Subversion
11 2 (0.58%) Terragrunt
General
1 42 (12.14%) Retail
2 32 (9.25%) Finance
3 22 (6.36%) Publishing
4 16 (4.62%) Social Skills
5 15 (4.34%) Banking
6 7 (2.02%) Law
7 3 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.47%) .NET
2 11 (3.18%) Kafka
3 8 (2.31%) ARM Templates
4 6 (1.73%) Node.js
5 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.58%) JSON
7 2 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.58%) YAML
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) OAuth
8 1 (0.29%) React
8 1 (0.29%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (0.29%) Svelte
8 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.98%) Cloud Native
2 5 (1.45%) Public Cloud
3 3 (0.87%) Hedge funds
4 2 (0.58%) Legacy Code
4 2 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.29%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.29%) PKI
5 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (30.64%) Linux
2 14 (4.05%) Unix
3 12 (3.47%) Windows
4 6 (1.73%) CentOS
5 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (100.00%) DevOps
2 246 (71.10%) CI/CD
3 244 (70.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 43 (12.43%) Fintech
5 38 (10.98%) Migration
6 36 (10.40%) OO
7 29 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (8.38%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.80%) Machine Learning
9 26 (7.51%) Configuration Management
9 26 (7.51%) Data Science
10 25 (7.23%) Decision-Making
11 22 (6.36%) Re-Platforming
11 22 (6.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 21 (6.07%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.34%) Deployment Automation
15 14 (4.05%) Infrastructure Automation
15 14 (4.05%) Microservices
16 11 (3.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 226 (65.32%) Python
2 135 (39.02%) Bash
3 71 (20.52%) Java
4 62 (17.92%) PowerShell
5 37 (10.69%) Go
6 18 (5.20%) C#
7 14 (4.05%) SQL
8 10 (2.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.89%) Scala
9 7 (2.02%) Groovy
10 6 (1.73%) Ruby
11 4 (1.16%) Rust
12 3 (0.87%) Perl
13 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.20%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.29%) OCP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 248 (71.68%) Docker
2 7 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.87%) vSphere
5 2 (0.58%) LXC
5 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 284 (82.08%) Terraform
2 271 (78.32%) Kubernetes
3 88 (25.43%) Puppet
4 59 (17.05%) Ansible
5 15 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.18%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.60%) Grafana
8 4 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.87%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.58%) Istio
10 2 (0.58%) Salt
11 1 (0.29%) Consul
11 1 (0.29%) Graphite
11 1 (0.29%) Kibana
11 1 (0.29%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) Packer
11 1 (0.29%) vRealize
11 1 (0.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (3.47%) Google
1 12 (3.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.02%) Splunk
3 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (0.87%) VMware
5 2 (0.58%) F5
5 2 (0.58%) LogRhythm
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle
5 2 (0.58%) Sybase
6 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.29%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.29%) Veracode