Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 +79
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,104 680 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.10% 6.66% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 7.29% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 606 718
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +0.37% +9.35%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 10,094 9,332 11,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.33% 91.42% 91.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,969 8,390 10,805
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,725 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 3 £51,500 -20.77%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 470 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (35.14%) Linux
3 382 (34.60%) Amazon AWS
4 368 (33.33%) Python
5 330 (29.89%) Docker
6 300 (27.17%) Finance
7 294 (26.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 280 (25.36%) Java
9 259 (23.46%) Ansible
10 229 (20.74%) Jenkins
11 214 (19.38%) Puppet
12 208 (18.84%) Kubernetes
12 208 (18.84%) SQL
13 205 (18.57%) Microservices
14 196 (17.75%) C#
15 179 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
17 162 (14.67%) Windows
18 159 (14.40%) .NET
18 159 (14.40%) Configuration Management
19 157 (14.22%) Ruby
20 156 (14.13%) JavaScript
21 155 (14.04%) TDD
22 146 (13.22%) SQL Server
23 142 (12.86%) Scrum
24 138 (12.50%) Fintech
25 134 (12.14%) PowerShell
25 134 (12.14%) Bash Shell
26 133 (12.05%) Microsoft
27 132 (11.96%) Git (software)

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 48 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 47 (4.26%) Apache
3 39 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 36 (3.26%) OpenStack
5 31 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.45%) Confluence
6 27 (2.45%) IIS
7 21 (1.90%) CMS
8 17 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 13 (1.18%) nginx
10 12 (1.09%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.72%) JBoss
11 8 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.45%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.36%) Drupal
15 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.091%) Houdini
4 1 (0.091%) Maya
4 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.091%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 31 (2.81%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.72%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.091%) Eikon
4 1 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.091%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 382 (34.60%) Amazon AWS
2 294 (26.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (11.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 53 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 51 (4.62%) SaaS
6 37 (3.35%) PaaS
7 34 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (3.08%) Serverless
8 30 (2.72%) Office 365
9 26 (2.36%) IaaS
10 23 (2.08%) GitHub
11 21 (1.90%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 10 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.91%) Datadog
14 10 (0.91%) Route 53
14 10 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.82%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.98%) DNS
2 47 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 41 (3.71%) Firewall
4 29 (2.63%) Internet
5 26 (2.36%) VPN
6 24 (2.17%) DHCP
7 22 (1.99%) HTTP
8 16 (1.45%) WAN
9 15 (1.36%) MPLS
10 12 (1.09%) SAN
10 12 (1.09%) SSH
11 11 (1.00%) LAN
11 11 (1.00%) VLAN
12 10 (0.91%) SMTP
13 9 (0.82%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.54%) SSL
16 5 (0.45%) AMQP
16 5 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.34%) MySQL
3 68 (6.16%) Big Data
4 63 (5.71%) Blockchain
5 53 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 47 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 37 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 36 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 28 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.90%) Redis
14 15 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.09%) Power BI
17 11 (1.00%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 229 (20.74%) Jenkins
2 132 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 97 (8.79%) Maven
4 85 (7.70%) TeamCity
5 60 (5.43%) JIRA
6 47 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (3.62%) Gradle
9 35 (3.17%) Visual Studio
10 34 (3.08%) Selenium
11 30 (2.72%) Subversion
12 28 (2.54%) Ant
13 27 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (1.81%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.72%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.63%) WebDriver
17 17 (1.54%) Fiddler
18 16 (1.45%) JUnit
19 14 (1.27%) CircleCI
19 14 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 300 (27.17%) Finance
2 110 (9.96%) Banking
3 73 (6.61%) Law
4 61 (5.53%) Front Office
5 43 (3.89%) Retail
6 36 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.81%) Games
8 21 (1.90%) Advertising
8 21 (1.90%) Back Office
9 19 (1.72%) Marketing
10 18 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.36%) Legal
12 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.72%) Publishing
14 6 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.36%) Billing
15 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 315 (28.53%) Developer
2 304 (27.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 84 (7.61%) Senior DevOps
5 78 (7.07%) Senior Developer
6 73 (6.61%) Architect
6 73 (6.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 64 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 55 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
8 55 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 54 (4.89%) Analyst
9 54 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
10 49 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 47 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
12 44 (3.99%) Administrator
13 41 (3.71%) Python Developer
14 39 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
14 39 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
15 38 (3.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 37 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (14.40%) .NET
2 106 (9.60%) Web Services
3 98 (8.88%) REST
4 93 (8.42%) HTML
5 80 (7.25%) CSS
6 74 (6.70%) AngularJS
7 72 (6.52%) Node.js
8 67 (6.07%) RabbitMQ
9 61 (5.53%) Kafka
10 58 (5.25%) Spring
11 50 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (4.53%) React
12 48 (4.35%) RESTful
13 46 (4.17%) HTML5
13 46 (4.17%) JSON
14 45 (4.08%) XML
15 44 (3.99%) ASP.NET
16 35 (3.17%) .NET Core
16 35 (3.17%) SOAP
17 34 (3.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 138 (12.50%) Fintech
2 94 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 46 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (2.81%) User Experience
9 28 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 27 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.90%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.81%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (1.54%) Online Games
14 16 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.36%) Derivative
15 15 (1.36%) Reinsurance
16 13 (1.18%) Hedge funds
17 11 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 388 (35.14%) Linux
2 162 (14.67%) Windows
3 67 (6.07%) Windows Server
4 56 (5.07%) Unix
5 37 (3.35%) CentOS
6 29 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.99%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.72%) Android
12 7 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.36%) Debian
15 3 (0.27%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.27%) Solaris
15 3 (0.27%) VyOS
16 2 (0.18%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.18%) VMS
17 1 (0.091%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (18.57%) Microservices
3 179 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
4 159 (14.40%) Configuration Management
5 155 (14.04%) TDD
6 142 (12.86%) Scrum
7 124 (11.23%) Software Engineering
8 115 (10.42%) BDD
9 101 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 97 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
11 90 (8.15%) Open Source
12 86 (7.79%) Test Automation
13 80 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 78 (7.07%) MVC
15 74 (6.70%) E-Commerce
16 61 (5.53%) SDLC
17 59 (5.34%) Multithreading
18 58 (5.25%) Mentoring
19 57 (5.16%) Analytics
20 56 (5.07%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 368 (33.33%) Python
2 280 (25.36%) Java
3 208 (18.84%) SQL
4 196 (17.75%) C#
5 157 (14.22%) Ruby
6 156 (14.13%) JavaScript
7 134 (12.14%) Bash Shell
7 134 (12.14%) PowerShell
8 78 (7.07%) Java 8
9 69 (6.25%) Perl
10 60 (5.43%) T-SQL
11 53 (4.80%) Scala
12 47 (4.26%) Go
13 44 (3.99%) C++
14 43 (3.89%) PHP
15 36 (3.26%) Shell Script
16 23 (2.08%) C
17 16 (1.45%) TypeScript
18 15 (1.36%) R
19 14 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 114 (10.33%) Degree
2 24 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.54%) CISSP
4 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.91%) PhD
6 9 (0.82%) MCSE
7 8 (0.72%) RHCE
8 6 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.45%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.45%) CISM
10 4 (0.36%) CRISC
11 3 (0.27%) ISEB
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.27%) MCSA
11 3 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.27%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.18%) CCNA
12 2 (0.18%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (6.79%) QA
2 65 (5.89%) GCP
3 17 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.00%) COBIT
5 7 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.63%) SLA
6 6 (0.54%) GDPR
7 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.091%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 330 (29.89%) Docker
2 43 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.71%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.09%) vSphere
6 10 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.63%) iptables
9 6 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.36%) LXC
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.27%) KVM
12 3 (0.27%) NFS
12 3 (0.27%) Xen
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 259 (23.46%) Ansible
2 214 (19.38%) Puppet
3 208 (18.84%) Kubernetes
4 175 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (10.33%) Terraform
6 41 (3.71%) Salt
7 37 (3.35%) Prometheus
8 34 (3.08%) Nagios
9 26 (2.36%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (1.99%) SCCM
11 18 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 17 (1.54%) Mesos
13 13 (1.18%) Grafana
14 11 (1.00%) Kibana
14 11 (1.00%) SCOM
15 10 (0.91%) logstash
15 10 (0.91%) Rancher
15 10 (0.91%) Tivoli
16 9 (0.82%) Backup Exec
16 9 (0.82%) Consul
Vendors
1 133 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 101 (9.15%) Google
3 75 (6.79%) VMware
4 39 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 36 (3.26%) TIBCO
6 33 (2.99%) Oracle
7 30 (2.72%) Splunk
8 22 (1.99%) StreamBase
9 21 (1.90%) Citrix
10 19 (1.72%) IBM
10 19 (1.72%) New Relic
11 15 (1.36%) Rackspace
12 14 (1.27%) SolarWinds
13 13 (1.18%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.00%) Cisco
15 10 (0.91%) AppDynamics
15 10 (0.91%) HP
16 9 (0.82%) Hortonworks
16 9 (0.82%) Veeam
16 9 (0.82%) Zend