Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 +37
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,210 842 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.38% 8.12% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.39% 8.74% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,070 785 546
City of London median annual salary £71,250 £70,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £49,000 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £103,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,765 9,639 10,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.83% 92.96% 91.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8,736 8,701 9,318
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,019
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DevOps as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in the City of London.

Salary trend for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps in the City of London

DevOps
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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 0 2 £42,500 -50.00%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 552 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (36.78%) Docker
3 435 (35.95%) Amazon AWS
4 428 (35.37%) Python
5 394 (32.56%) Linux
6 367 (30.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 331 (27.36%) Ansible
8 318 (26.28%) Java
9 317 (26.20%) Finance
10 303 (25.04%) Kubernetes
11 292 (24.13%) Jenkins
12 274 (22.64%) Puppet
13 210 (17.36%) Opscode Chef
14 209 (17.27%) Microservices
15 202 (16.69%) SQL
16 199 (16.45%) JavaScript
17 192 (15.87%) Scrum
18 187 (15.45%) C#
19 185 (15.29%) Bash Shell
19 185 (15.29%) Terraform
20 178 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
21 170 (14.05%) .NET
22 161 (13.31%) Software Engineering
22 161 (13.31%) Ruby
22 161 (13.31%) Google Cloud Platform
23 158 (13.06%) Windows
23 158 (13.06%) Microsoft
24 150 (12.40%) TDD
24 150 (12.40%) Continuous Delivery
25 149 (12.31%) Fintech

DevOps
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 47 (3.88%) Apache Spark
2 45 (3.72%) OpenStack
3 42 (3.47%) Apache
4 38 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.48%) IIS
6 29 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.82%) nginx
8 18 (1.49%) Confluence
9 17 (1.40%) MS Exchange
9 17 (1.40%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.24%) CMS
11 13 (1.07%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.58%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.41%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.41%) GemFire
13 5 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.25%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.083%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.083%) Houdini
5 1 (0.083%) Maya
5 1 (0.083%) NUKE
5 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.49%) Distributed Ledger
1 18 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Odoo
4 1 (0.083%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.083%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.083%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.083%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 435 (35.95%) Amazon AWS
2 367 (30.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (13.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 69 (5.70%) SaaS
5 52 (4.30%) Office 365
5 52 (4.30%) PaaS
6 37 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (2.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (2.81%) GitHub
9 28 (2.31%) Amazon S3
9 28 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (2.15%) Serverless
11 22 (1.82%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.74%) IaaS
13 19 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (0.99%) Datadog
15 12 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 64 (5.29%) DNS
1 64 (5.29%) Firewall
2 35 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.73%) DHCP
4 28 (2.31%) VPN
5 20 (1.65%) VLAN
6 16 (1.32%) Skype
7 15 (1.24%) Internet
8 13 (1.07%) HTTP
9 11 (0.91%) LAN
9 11 (0.91%) MPLS
9 11 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (0.91%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.91%) WAN
10 10 (0.83%) BIG-IP
11 9 (0.74%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.74%) SSH
12 8 (0.66%) SSL
13 7 (0.58%) Network Security
14 6 (0.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 83 (6.86%) Big Data
3 78 (6.45%) MySQL
4 75 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 56 (4.63%) MongoDB
6 49 (4.05%) Blockchain
7 48 (3.97%) Hadoop
8 44 (3.64%) Redis
9 34 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (2.56%) Relational Database
11 29 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (1.40%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (1.07%) MariaDB
17 12 (0.99%) HBase
18 11 (0.91%) InfluxDB
18 11 (0.91%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 292 (24.13%) Jenkins
2 142 (11.74%) Git (software)
3 78 (6.45%) Maven
4 67 (5.54%) TeamCity
5 59 (4.88%) JIRA
6 45 (3.72%) Gradle
7 41 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 40 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 35 (2.89%) Selenium
10 33 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (2.56%) Subversion
12 30 (2.48%) GitLab
13 24 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
14 23 (1.90%) Cucumber
15 17 (1.40%) Ant
16 16 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
16 16 (1.32%) Vagrant
17 15 (1.24%) Visual Studio
18 14 (1.16%) Travis CI
19 13 (1.07%) git-flow
General
1 317 (26.20%) Finance
2 77 (6.36%) Law
3 72 (5.95%) Banking
4 36 (2.98%) Advertising
4 36 (2.98%) Front Office
5 30 (2.48%) Games
6 23 (1.90%) Retail
7 21 (1.74%) Marketing
8 20 (1.65%) Back Office
8 20 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.16%) Publishing
10 13 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.74%) Legal
14 7 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.33%) French Language
16 4 (0.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (30.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 338 (27.93%) Developer
3 111 (9.17%) Java Developer
4 94 (7.77%) Senior Developer
5 83 (6.86%) Senior DevOps
6 77 (6.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 68 (5.62%) C# Developer
8 66 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
9 62 (5.12%) .NET Developer
10 57 (4.71%) Administrator
10 57 (4.71%) Architect
10 57 (4.71%) Lead DevOps
11 56 (4.63%) AWS DevOps
11 56 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 54 (4.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 51 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
14 45 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
15 44 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 42 (3.47%) Linux Administrator
16 42 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (14.05%) .NET
2 117 (9.67%) REST
3 107 (8.84%) Web Services
4 95 (7.85%) AngularJS
5 94 (7.77%) HTML
5 94 (7.77%) Node.js
6 91 (7.52%) Spring
7 87 (7.19%) CSS
8 82 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
9 62 (5.12%) Kafka
10 47 (3.88%) Spring Boot
11 43 (3.55%) .NET Core
11 43 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (3.55%) XML
12 41 (3.39%) RESTful
13 39 (3.22%) Elastic Stack
13 39 (3.22%) JSON
13 39 (3.22%) Laravel
14 37 (3.06%) React
15 34 (2.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 149 (12.31%) Fintech
2 125 (10.33%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (2.48%) PKI
9 29 (2.40%) Hedge funds
10 27 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (2.23%) User Experience
11 23 (1.90%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.65%) Clustering
12 20 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.24%) Virtual Team
15 14 (1.16%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.99%) Mainframe
17 10 (0.83%) iSeries
17 10 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 394 (32.56%) Linux
2 158 (13.06%) Windows
3 71 (5.87%) Windows Server
4 59 (4.88%) Unix
5 38 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.48%) CentOS
9 23 (1.90%) Ubuntu
10 22 (1.82%) Windows 10
11 19 (1.57%) Solaris
12 11 (0.91%) CoreOS
13 10 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
13 10 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.41%) Android
15 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.33%) Debian
16 3 (0.25%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.25%) Fedora
17 2 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (17.27%) Microservices
3 192 (15.87%) Scrum
4 178 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 161 (13.31%) Software Engineering
6 150 (12.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 150 (12.40%) TDD
7 137 (11.32%) Configuration Management
8 98 (8.10%) BDD
9 97 (8.02%) Open Source
9 97 (8.02%) Test Automation
10 88 (7.27%) SDLC
11 76 (6.28%) Migration
12 74 (6.12%) MVC
13 73 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 68 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 63 (5.21%) Machine Learning
16 61 (5.04%) Computer Science
16 61 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 57 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 428 (35.37%) Python
2 318 (26.28%) Java
3 202 (16.69%) SQL
4 199 (16.45%) JavaScript
5 187 (15.45%) C#
6 185 (15.29%) Bash Shell
7 161 (13.31%) Ruby
8 148 (12.23%) PowerShell
9 81 (6.69%) Java 8
10 72 (5.95%) Scala
11 67 (5.54%) PHP
12 55 (4.55%) Perl
13 54 (4.46%) Go
14 50 (4.13%) T-SQL
15 42 (3.47%) C++
16 35 (2.89%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.40%) C
17 17 (1.40%) Elixir
17 17 (1.40%) Kotlin
18 13 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (7.60%) Degree
2 33 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.32%) RHCE
4 15 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.66%) MCSE
6 8 (0.66%) PhD
7 7 (0.58%) RHCSA
8 6 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.50%) PMP
8 6 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.33%) CCNA
9 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.25%) CISSP
10 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.87%) QA
2 11 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.83%) SLA
4 9 (0.74%) GDPR
5 5 (0.41%) COBIT
6 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.083%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.083%) MiFID
7 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 445 (36.78%) Docker
2 94 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 48 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (1.16%) vSphere
6 12 (0.99%) iptables
7 6 (0.50%) HDFS
8 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.25%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.17%) XenApp
12 1 (0.083%) Snort
12 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 331 (27.36%) Ansible
2 303 (25.04%) Kubernetes
3 274 (22.64%) Puppet
4 210 (17.36%) Opscode Chef
5 185 (15.29%) Terraform
6 46 (3.80%) Prometheus
7 44 (3.64%) Salt
8 43 (3.55%) Nagios
9 33 (2.73%) SCCM
10 32 (2.64%) SCOM
11 26 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
12 23 (1.90%) Grafana
13 17 (1.40%) ZABBIX
14 16 (1.32%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.16%) Kibana
15 14 (1.16%) Rancher
15 14 (1.16%) vCenter Server
16 13 (1.07%) vRealize
17 12 (0.99%) Mesos
18 11 (0.91%) Oozie
Vendors
1 158 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.92%) Google
3 71 (5.87%) VMware
4 52 (4.30%) Oracle
4 52 (4.30%) Red Hat
5 35 (2.89%) TIBCO
6 24 (1.98%) StreamBase
7 22 (1.82%) Zend
8 21 (1.74%) Splunk
9 19 (1.57%) SolarWinds
10 17 (1.40%) IBM
11 15 (1.24%) NetApp
12 14 (1.16%) Citrix
12 14 (1.16%) Hortonworks
13 12 (0.99%) Rackspace
14 10 (0.83%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.83%) Cloudera
14 10 (0.83%) F5
14 10 (0.83%) SAP
14 10 (0.83%) Solace