Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 11 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 839 1,520 1,072
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 13.99% 14.52% 9.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.86% 15.55% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1,529 1,008
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 5,645 9,774 10,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.10% 93.40% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,924 8,635 9,444
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,110 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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
Moorgate - 10 £65,000 -
London Bridge +4 4 £71,250 -1.72%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 347 (41.36%) AWS
2 328 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (38.38%) Docker
4 310 (36.95%) Python
5 303 (36.11%) Azure
6 296 (35.28%) Kubernetes
7 242 (28.84%) Finance
8 231 (27.53%) Terraform
9 195 (23.24%) Linux
10 192 (22.88%) Java
11 177 (21.10%) Ansible
12 151 (18.00%) Jenkins
13 149 (17.76%) Fintech
14 147 (17.52%) Infrastructure as Code
15 139 (16.57%) JavaScript
16 138 (16.45%) Microservices
17 127 (15.14%) C#
17 127 (15.14%) Git (software)
18 126 (15.02%) GCP
19 113 (13.47%) SQL
20 111 (13.23%) .NET
21 105 (12.51%) Test Automation
22 102 (12.16%) Puppet
23 95 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
24 85 (10.13%) TDD
25 84 (10.01%) Microsoft
26 83 (9.89%) Scrum
27 81 (9.65%) Configuration Management
28 80 (9.54%) Software Engineering
29 76 (9.06%) JIRA

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 33 (3.93%) Confluence
2 27 (3.22%) Apache
3 22 (2.62%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.83%) CMS
8 6 (0.72%) IIS
9 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.24%) Kentico
10 2 (0.24%) nginx
10 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.24%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.36%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 347 (41.36%) AWS
2 303 (36.11%) Azure
3 126 (15.02%) GCP
4 41 (4.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 37 (4.41%) Serverless
6 28 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (3.34%) Amazon ECS
6 28 (3.34%) Power Platform
7 27 (3.22%) Amazon EKS
8 26 (3.10%) SaaS
9 23 (2.74%) PaaS
10 18 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (1.79%) IaaS
13 13 (1.55%) Office 365
13 13 (1.55%) Slack
14 11 (1.31%) AWS Fargate
14 11 (1.31%) GitHub
15 9 (1.07%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.15%) Firewall
1 18 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.31%) Network Security
3 10 (1.19%) LAN
3 10 (1.19%) WAN
4 9 (1.07%) BGP
5 8 (0.95%) DNS
5 8 (0.95%) HTTP
5 8 (0.95%) VPN
6 6 (0.72%) Internet
7 5 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (0.60%) NetScaler
7 5 (0.60%) SAN
8 4 (0.48%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.48%) Multicast
8 4 (0.48%) OSPF
8 4 (0.48%) VXLAN
8 4 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.24%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.29%) MySQL
4 30 (3.58%) Big Data
5 28 (3.34%) Hadoop
5 28 (3.34%) Power BI
6 27 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (2.74%) Blockchain
8 21 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.55%) Redis
14 11 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 151 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 127 (15.14%) Git (software)
3 76 (9.06%) JIRA
4 35 (4.17%) Selenium
5 26 (3.10%) Cucumber
5 26 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 24 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.26%) Maven
8 18 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 18 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (1.79%) GitLab
10 13 (1.55%) Artifactory
10 13 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (1.43%) SonarQube
11 12 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.43%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.43%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.19%) git-flow
General
1 242 (28.84%) Finance
2 61 (7.27%) Banking
3 42 (5.01%) Retail
4 23 (2.74%) Law
5 16 (1.91%) Games
6 15 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.79%) Legal
7 14 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.43%) Front Office
9 11 (1.31%) Advertising
10 9 (1.07%) Back Office
11 7 (0.83%) Marketing
12 6 (0.72%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Billing
13 5 (0.60%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Publishing
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 286 (34.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 160 (19.07%) Developer
3 84 (10.01%) AWS Engineer
4 77 (9.18%) AWS DevOps
5 73 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 61 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
7 55 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 50 (5.96%) Azure Engineer
9 48 (5.72%) Java Developer
10 46 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 46 (5.48%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 46 (5.48%) Senior Developer
11 44 (5.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 40 (4.77%) Analyst
13 39 (4.65%) Architect
14 36 (4.29%) Python Engineer
15 31 (3.69%) .NET Developer
16 28 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (3.34%) Platform Engineer
17 24 (2.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (13.23%) .NET
2 76 (9.06%) Web Services
3 73 (8.70%) HTML
4 72 (8.58%) CSS
5 65 (7.75%) React
6 60 (7.15%) AngularJS
7 57 (6.79%) Node.js
8 48 (5.72%) Spring
9 47 (5.60%) .NET Core
10 41 (4.89%) ASP.NET
11 38 (4.53%) HTML5
11 38 (4.53%) REST
12 33 (3.93%) Kafka
13 23 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
13 23 (2.74%) RESTful
13 23 (2.74%) Spring Boot
14 20 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (2.26%) .NET Framework
16 18 (2.15%) ASP.NET Core
16 18 (2.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (6.56%) Public Cloud
3 36 (4.29%) Cloud Native
4 30 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.46%) User Experience
6 27 (3.22%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.26%) Derivative
7 19 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.67%) Private Cloud
11 8 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.83%) Smart City
13 6 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (0.72%) Social Media
14 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.60%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 195 (23.24%) Linux
2 54 (6.44%) Windows
3 36 (4.29%) Unix
4 20 (2.38%) CentOS
5 15 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.31%) Android
7 11 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.48%) VMS
11 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) Fedora
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (17.76%) Fintech
3 147 (17.52%) Infrastructure as Code
4 138 (16.45%) Microservices
5 105 (12.51%) Test Automation
6 95 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (10.13%) TDD
8 83 (9.89%) Scrum
9 81 (9.65%) Configuration Management
10 80 (9.54%) Software Engineering
11 72 (8.58%) Artificial Intelligence
12 66 (7.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 61 (7.27%) Migration
14 52 (6.20%) Infrastructure Automation
15 51 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
16 48 (5.72%) Project Management
17 45 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
18 44 (5.24%) SDLC
19 43 (5.13%) Open Source
20 42 (5.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 310 (36.95%) Python
2 192 (22.88%) Java
3 139 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 127 (15.14%) C#
5 113 (13.47%) SQL
6 68 (8.10%) PowerShell
7 66 (7.87%) Bash Shell
8 49 (5.84%) Ruby
9 48 (5.72%) Go
10 41 (4.89%) TypeScript
11 37 (4.41%) Java 8
12 32 (3.81%) Scala
13 27 (3.22%) C++
14 23 (2.74%) T-SQL
15 22 (2.62%) PHP
16 20 (2.38%) Shell Script
17 17 (2.03%) C
17 17 (2.03%) Kotlin
17 17 (2.03%) Perl
18 13 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (7.39%) Degree
2 26 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.03%) AWS Certification
4 10 (1.19%) ISEB
4 10 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.95%) CCNA
5 8 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
9 3 (0.36%) OCP
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CISA
10 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.24%) RHCE
11 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.96%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) SLA
3 8 (0.95%) GDPR
4 3 (0.36%) NIST
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 322 (38.38%) Docker
2 23 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.60%) XenApp
6 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.36%) Snort
7 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.36%) Xen
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 296 (35.28%) Kubernetes
2 231 (27.53%) Terraform
3 177 (21.10%) Ansible
4 102 (12.16%) Puppet
5 73 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (3.34%) Grafana
7 25 (2.98%) Prometheus
8 14 (1.67%) Packer
8 14 (1.67%) Salt
9 13 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (1.43%) Mesos
11 11 (1.31%) Icinga
11 11 (1.31%) Marathon
12 10 (1.19%) Consul
12 10 (1.19%) Kibana
13 8 (0.95%) SCCM
14 6 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.60%) Control-M
15 5 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
16 4 (0.48%) Istio
Vendors
1 84 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.99%) Google
3 33 (3.93%) Oracle
4 26 (3.10%) Red Hat
5 25 (2.98%) VMware
6 13 (1.55%) Cisco
7 11 (1.31%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.31%) IBM
7 11 (1.31%) Tableau
8 9 (1.07%) Splunk
9 8 (0.95%) F5
9 8 (0.95%) Informatica
9 8 (0.95%) SaltStack
9 8 (0.95%) Sun
10 7 (0.83%) HP
11 6 (0.72%) Citrix
11 6 (0.72%) Incapsula
11 6 (0.72%) Sybase
12 5 (0.60%) Palantir
12 5 (0.60%) ServiceNow