Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 11 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 666 1,442 1,159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 17.35% 14.28% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.47% 15.27% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 656 1,495 1,107
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £101,875 £99,500 £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 3,605 9,441 10,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.90% 93.51% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,124 8,288 9,153
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
London Bridge +13 4 £71,250 +18.75%
Moorgate - 4 £70,000 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 307 (46.10%) AWS
2 291 (43.69%) Azure
3 267 (40.09%) Docker
4 259 (38.89%) Python
5 239 (35.89%) Kubernetes
6 229 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (29.43%) Finance
8 190 (28.53%) Terraform
9 169 (25.38%) Jenkins
10 149 (22.37%) Linux
11 146 (21.92%) Microservices
12 144 (21.62%) Java
13 133 (19.97%) Git (software)
14 123 (18.47%) Ansible
15 122 (18.32%) JavaScript
16 118 (17.72%) Fintech
17 109 (16.37%) Infrastructure as Code
18 106 (15.92%) C#
19 95 (14.26%) Test Automation
20 93 (13.96%) TDD
21 86 (12.91%) Puppet
21 86 (12.91%) Web Services
22 85 (12.76%) SQL
23 81 (12.16%) .NET
24 75 (11.26%) GCP
25 74 (11.11%) Software Engineering
26 72 (10.81%) Microsoft
27 71 (10.66%) AngularJS
28 67 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
29 65 (9.76%) Configuration Management

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 22 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.00%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.00%) Confluence
3 16 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.35%) Apache
5 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.45%) CMS
7 3 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 307 (46.10%) AWS
2 291 (43.69%) Azure
3 75 (11.26%) GCP
4 35 (5.26%) Serverless
5 34 (5.11%) SaaS
6 33 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (4.35%) PaaS
8 22 (3.30%) IaaS
9 21 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (3.15%) Office 365
10 20 (3.00%) Power Platform
11 18 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (2.40%) Amazon EKS
13 14 (2.10%) npm
14 13 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
14 13 (1.95%) OpenShift
15 12 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.65%) GitHub
17 10 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.26%) Firewall
2 25 (3.75%) Network Security
3 22 (3.30%) LAN
4 21 (3.15%) WAN
5 18 (2.70%) VPN
6 16 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.10%) DNS
8 9 (1.35%) Wireshark
9 8 (1.20%) HTTP
9 8 (1.20%) SSL
10 7 (1.05%) BGP
10 7 (1.05%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (1.05%) PBX
10 7 (1.05%) Wireless
11 6 (0.90%) Multicast
12 5 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.75%) OSPF
12 5 (0.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.11%) MySQL
3 33 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 29 (4.35%) Big Data
5 25 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (2.85%) Power BI
9 17 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.40%) Data Lake
11 13 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.80%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.65%) Redis
14 8 (1.20%) Blockchain
14 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 169 (25.38%) Jenkins
2 133 (19.97%) Git (software)
3 48 (7.21%) JIRA
4 36 (5.41%) Selenium
5 29 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.60%) TeamCity
7 21 (3.15%) GitLab
8 19 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (2.25%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.95%) Bower
10 13 (1.95%) Grunt
10 13 (1.95%) Maven
10 13 (1.95%) webpack
11 12 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.35%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.05%) SonarQube
15 6 (0.90%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 196 (29.43%) Finance
2 33 (4.95%) Banking
3 26 (3.90%) Law
4 19 (2.85%) Advertising
5 14 (2.10%) Retail
6 13 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.65%) Publishing
7 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.50%) Games
9 9 (1.35%) Front Office
10 7 (1.05%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.90%) Legal
12 4 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Marketing
14 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (36.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 142 (21.32%) Developer
3 95 (14.26%) AWS Engineer
4 89 (13.36%) AWS DevOps
5 85 (12.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 55 (8.26%) Azure Engineer
7 54 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
8 53 (7.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 48 (7.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 43 (6.46%) Python Engineer
11 42 (6.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 41 (6.16%) Java Developer
13 40 (6.01%) Senior Developer
14 30 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
15 29 (4.35%) Software Engineer
16 27 (4.05%) .NET Developer
17 23 (3.45%) Analyst
18 22 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
18 22 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
19 20 (3.00%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (12.91%) Web Services
2 81 (12.16%) .NET
3 71 (10.66%) AngularJS
4 60 (9.01%) CSS
5 57 (8.56%) HTML
6 45 (6.76%) .NET Core
6 45 (6.76%) React
7 42 (6.31%) HTML5
8 40 (6.01%) Node.js
9 38 (5.71%) ASP.NET
10 33 (4.95%) Kafka
11 32 (4.80%) Spring
12 31 (4.65%) CSS3
13 30 (4.50%) REST
14 28 (4.20%) LESS
14 28 (4.20%) Sass
15 26 (3.90%) ASP.NET Core
16 20 (3.00%) RESTful
17 19 (2.85%) YAML
18 18 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (4.95%) Cloud Native
3 30 (4.50%) Public Cloud
4 26 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.55%) Derivative
7 16 (2.40%) User Experience
8 11 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.65%) Replication
9 10 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.05%) Social Media
13 6 (0.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 6 (0.90%) PMI
13 6 (0.90%) Robotics
13 6 (0.90%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 149 (22.37%) Linux
2 45 (6.76%) Windows
3 38 (5.71%) Unix
4 12 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.20%) Solaris
6 7 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.60%) Debian
10 3 (0.45%) CentOS
10 3 (0.45%) VMS
11 2 (0.30%) Android
11 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (21.92%) Microservices
3 118 (17.72%) Fintech
4 109 (16.37%) Infrastructure as Code
5 95 (14.26%) Test Automation
6 93 (13.96%) TDD
7 74 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 67 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 61 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
11 55 (8.26%) Scrum
12 53 (7.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 45 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
14 42 (6.31%) Analytics
15 41 (6.16%) Web Development
16 39 (5.86%) Open Source
17 38 (5.71%) SDLC
18 37 (5.56%) Migration
19 35 (5.26%) Data Science
20 34 (5.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 259 (38.89%) Python
2 144 (21.62%) Java
3 122 (18.32%) JavaScript
4 106 (15.92%) C#
5 85 (12.76%) SQL
6 43 (6.46%) Bash Shell
7 42 (6.31%) Go
8 39 (5.86%) PHP
9 38 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 29 (4.35%) Ruby
11 21 (3.15%) Scala
11 21 (3.15%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.00%) Kotlin
13 19 (2.85%) Java 8
14 17 (2.55%) C++
15 15 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.20%) R
18 7 (1.05%) C
18 7 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (6.01%) Degree
2 17 (2.55%) ISEB
2 17 (2.55%) ISTQB
3 15 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.95%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.35%) CCNA
7 6 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (0.90%) CCSP
7 6 (0.90%) CISM
7 6 (0.90%) CISSP
7 6 (0.90%) CREST Certified
7 6 (0.90%) GCFA
7 6 (0.90%) GCIA
7 6 (0.90%) GCIH
7 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.90%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.45%) OCP
8 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.26%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) SLA
3 9 (1.35%) NIST
4 7 (1.05%) COBIT
5 2 (0.30%) EMIR
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 267 (40.09%) Docker
2 20 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) Snort
7 1 (0.15%) vCloud
7 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 239 (35.89%) Kubernetes
2 190 (28.53%) Terraform
3 123 (18.47%) Ansible
4 86 (12.91%) Puppet
5 57 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.10%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.65%) Grafana
7 11 (1.65%) Salt
8 10 (1.50%) Control-M
8 10 (1.50%) Kibana
9 9 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.90%) CSIRT
12 5 (0.75%) Marathon
12 5 (0.75%) Mesos
13 4 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.60%) SCCM
13 4 (0.60%) WSUS
14 3 (0.45%) Icinga
14 3 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.95%) Google
3 27 (4.05%) Cisco
4 23 (3.45%) Oracle
5 19 (2.85%) VMware
6 12 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 12 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.65%) Databricks
7 11 (1.65%) Splunk
8 10 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.35%) IBM
10 8 (1.20%) Meraki
10 8 (1.20%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.05%) HP
11 7 (1.05%) hybris
11 7 (1.05%) SAP
12 6 (0.90%) Adobe
12 6 (0.90%) Citrix
12 6 (0.90%) Tableau