Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +24
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,155 1,197 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.61% 11.58% 7.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.46% 12.51% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 1,057 779
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £46,450
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £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 8,579 9,567 9,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.63% 92.56% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,412 8,509 8,839
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 8 £65,000 - 2
London Bridge -9 6 £62,500 +47.06%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 565 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (41.21%) AWS
3 447 (38.70%) Azure
4 388 (33.59%) Python
5 362 (31.34%) Docker
6 330 (28.57%) Kubernetes
7 305 (26.41%) Finance
8 296 (25.63%) Java
9 265 (22.94%) Terraform
10 239 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 237 (20.52%) SQL
12 236 (20.43%) C#
13 234 (20.26%) Linux
14 227 (19.65%) Microservices
15 224 (19.39%) Ansible
16 213 (18.44%) .NET
17 197 (17.06%) Microsoft
18 167 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
19 162 (14.03%) Fintech
20 161 (13.94%) React
21 160 (13.85%) GCP
22 155 (13.42%) Git (software)
23 153 (13.25%) Infrastructure as Code
24 149 (12.90%) Jenkins
25 140 (12.12%) Scrum
26 136 (11.77%) Software Engineering
27 122 (10.56%) PowerShell
28 117 (10.13%) Test Automation
29 115 (9.96%) Bash Shell
29 115 (9.96%) CSS

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 58 (5.02%) Apache Spark
2 29 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.08%) Confluence
4 21 (1.82%) Apache
4 21 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 13 (1.13%) Headless CMS
6 13 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.78%) CMS
8 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.52%) IIS
10 5 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.35%) JBoss
11 4 (0.35%) Luigi
12 3 (0.26%) Drupal
12 3 (0.26%) SAS
12 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.61%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.17%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 476 (41.21%) AWS
2 447 (38.70%) Azure
3 160 (13.85%) GCP
4 71 (6.15%) Serverless
5 61 (5.28%) SaaS
6 54 (4.68%) IaaS
7 52 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 45 (3.90%) PaaS
9 36 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (2.86%) Power Platform
11 20 (1.73%) Azure Functions
11 20 (1.73%) GitHub
12 18 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
12 18 (1.56%) Slack
13 15 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (1.21%) Amazon S3
14 14 (1.21%) Datadog
15 13 (1.13%) Firebase
15 13 (1.13%) Office 365
16 12 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.16%) Firewall
2 19 (1.65%) Internet
2 19 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.30%) DNS
4 9 (0.78%) BGP
5 8 (0.69%) HTTP
5 8 (0.69%) SAN
6 7 (0.61%) VPN
7 6 (0.52%) Network Security
8 5 (0.43%) DHCP
9 4 (0.35%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.26%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.17%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.17%) SSL
11 2 (0.17%) WAN
12 1 (0.087%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.087%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.75%) Big Data
3 57 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 50 (4.33%) Hadoop
6 48 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 44 (3.81%) MySQL
9 33 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 33 (2.86%) Power BI
10 31 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (2.51%) MongoDB
11 29 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (2.34%) Blockchain
13 21 (1.82%) InfluxDB
14 19 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.65%) Apache Hive
15 18 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 155 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 149 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 78 (6.75%) JIRA
4 45 (3.90%) Maven
5 44 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
6 41 (3.55%) TeamCity
7 40 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 26 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 25 (2.16%) Visual Studio
11 24 (2.08%) Gradle
11 24 (2.08%) Selenium
12 21 (1.82%) GitLab
13 19 (1.65%) Artifactory
14 18 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.56%) Vagrant
15 17 (1.47%) SpecFlow
16 15 (1.30%) Ant
17 13 (1.13%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.13%) JUnit
General
1 305 (26.41%) Finance
2 75 (6.49%) Banking
3 35 (3.03%) Retail
4 30 (2.60%) Marketing
5 28 (2.42%) Law
6 22 (1.90%) Advertising
7 21 (1.82%) Legal
8 18 (1.56%) Games
9 15 (1.30%) Public Sector
10 13 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.61%) Publishing
12 7 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.43%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Electronics
14 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
15 3 (0.26%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 306 (26.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 271 (23.46%) Developer
3 71 (6.15%) Senior Developer
4 68 (5.89%) AWS Engineer
5 66 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 65 (5.63%) Architect
7 64 (5.54%) Senior DevOps
8 63 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
9 62 (5.37%) C# Developer
10 58 (5.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 52 (4.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 51 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
12 51 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
13 47 (4.07%) .NET Developer
14 46 (3.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 43 (3.72%) Software Engineer
16 41 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
17 40 (3.46%) Lead DevOps
18 39 (3.38%) Data Engineer
19 31 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (18.44%) .NET
2 161 (13.94%) React
3 115 (9.96%) CSS
4 104 (9.00%) Node.js
5 93 (8.05%) HTML
6 90 (7.79%) .NET Core
7 89 (7.71%) Web Services
8 79 (6.84%) Kafka
9 72 (6.23%) ASP.NET
10 69 (5.97%) AngularJS
10 69 (5.97%) HTML5
11 67 (5.80%) REST
12 59 (5.11%) jQuery
12 59 (5.11%) RESTful
13 53 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 52 (4.50%) .NET Framework
15 44 (3.81%) Spring
16 38 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
17 36 (3.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (3.03%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
2 75 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 52 (4.50%) Public Cloud
5 39 (3.38%) Cloud Native
5 39 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 31 (2.68%) User Experience
7 25 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 24 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 23 (1.99%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
13 15 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.95%) Blog
15 11 (0.95%) Social Media
16 8 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 234 (20.26%) Linux
2 81 (7.01%) Windows
3 64 (5.54%) Unix
4 36 (3.12%) CentOS
5 26 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.73%) Android
7 19 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.35%) Debian
13 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.087%) VMS
15 1 (0.087%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (19.65%) Microservices
3 167 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
4 162 (14.03%) Fintech
5 153 (13.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 140 (12.12%) Scrum
7 136 (11.77%) Software Engineering
8 117 (10.13%) Test Automation
9 111 (9.61%) Open Source
9 111 (9.61%) TDD
10 110 (9.52%) MVC
10 110 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 91 (7.88%) Configuration Management
12 90 (7.79%) Analytics
13 87 (7.53%) OO
14 76 (6.58%) Artificial Intelligence
15 75 (6.49%) Data Science
16 71 (6.15%) Machine Learning
17 70 (6.06%) Computer Science
17 70 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 388 (33.59%) Python
2 296 (25.63%) Java
3 239 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 237 (20.52%) SQL
5 236 (20.43%) C#
6 122 (10.56%) PowerShell
7 115 (9.96%) Bash Shell
8 61 (5.28%) C++
9 60 (5.19%) Ruby
10 53 (4.59%) Scala
11 51 (4.42%) TypeScript
12 47 (4.07%) Go
13 44 (3.81%) T-SQL
14 43 (3.72%) Java 8
15 35 (3.03%) PHP
16 26 (2.25%) Kotlin
16 26 (2.25%) PL/SQL
17 24 (2.08%) C
17 24 (2.08%) ES6
18 20 (1.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (6.49%) Degree
2 44 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.47%) Master's Degree
4 14 (1.21%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.13%) PhD
6 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.78%) ISEB
8 7 (0.61%) CISSP
9 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.35%) CISA
11 3 (0.26%) CEH
11 3 (0.26%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.26%) CSSLP
11 3 (0.26%) IIBA
11 3 (0.26%) PMP
11 3 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.38%) SLA
2 38 (3.29%) QA
3 13 (1.13%) GDPR
4 10 (0.87%) NIST
4 10 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.087%) PSD2
System Software
1 362 (31.34%) Docker
2 48 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.16%) Active Directory
5 14 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.61%) Firmware
8 7 (0.61%) KVM
8 7 (0.61%) Xen
9 6 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.35%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.35%) OpenDJ
11 4 (0.35%) OpenIDM
11 4 (0.35%) vSphere
12 3 (0.26%) XenApp
12 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.087%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.087%) NFS
Systems Management
1 330 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 265 (22.94%) Terraform
3 224 (19.39%) Ansible
4 108 (9.35%) Puppet
5 103 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (3.81%) Grafana
7 34 (2.94%) Packer
8 33 (2.86%) Salt
9 30 (2.60%) Prometheus
10 23 (1.99%) Consul
11 11 (0.95%) Graphite
12 9 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.78%) Kibana
13 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.69%) Icinga
13 8 (0.69%) Mesos
13 8 (0.69%) Rancher
14 7 (0.61%) Control-M
14 7 (0.61%) HP ALM
15 6 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 197 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.00%) Google
3 63 (5.45%) VMware
4 42 (3.64%) Oracle
5 31 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 21 (1.82%) Citrix
7 18 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.13%) Splunk
9 10 (0.87%) Informatica
9 10 (0.87%) RedGate
9 10 (0.87%) SAP
10 9 (0.78%) AppDynamics
11 8 (0.69%) Databricks
11 8 (0.69%) LogicMonitor
12 7 (0.61%) Cisco
12 7 (0.61%) HP
12 7 (0.61%) Sun
12 7 (0.61%) Sybase
13 6 (0.52%) Ab Initio