Period
to 17 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 +11
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,461 1,146 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.42% 10.45% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.43% 11.21% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 1,041 629
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.19% +1.48%
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% 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 9,471 10,221 9,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.50% 93.16% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,325 9,108 8,449
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -2 9 £67,500 +39.90%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 721 (49.35%) AWS
2 668 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
3 620 (42.44%) Azure
4 570 (39.01%) Python
5 498 (34.09%) Docker
6 466 (31.90%) Kubernetes
7 407 (27.86%) Finance
8 398 (27.24%) Terraform
9 336 (23.00%) Linux
10 312 (21.36%) Java
11 308 (21.08%) Ansible
12 300 (20.53%) SQL
13 297 (20.33%) Microservices
14 264 (18.07%) JavaScript
15 254 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 242 (16.56%) GCP
17 222 (15.20%) Jenkins
17 222 (15.20%) C#
18 209 (14.31%) .NET
19 205 (14.03%) Scrum
20 203 (13.89%) Puppet
21 202 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
22 196 (13.42%) SQL Server
23 189 (12.94%) Bash Shell
24 183 (12.53%) React
25 176 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
26 172 (11.77%) Fintech
27 155 (10.61%) Analytics
28 150 (10.27%) Test Automation
29 148 (10.13%) Windows

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 53 (3.63%) Apache Spark
2 43 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.74%) Confluence
3 40 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (2.19%) Apache
5 26 (1.78%) OpenStack
6 21 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.55%) IIS
10 7 (0.48%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.34%) CMS
11 5 (0.34%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.27%) nginx
13 3 (0.21%) JBoss
13 3 (0.21%) Mule
13 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.068%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.068%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.068%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 721 (49.35%) AWS
2 620 (42.44%) Azure
3 242 (16.56%) GCP
4 101 (6.91%) IaaS
5 91 (6.23%) SaaS
6 81 (5.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 81 (5.54%) Power Platform
7 79 (5.41%) Serverless
8 77 (5.27%) PaaS
9 60 (4.11%) Azure Data Factory
10 56 (3.83%) GitHub
11 47 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
12 27 (1.85%) Amazon S3
12 27 (1.85%) OpenShift
13 26 (1.78%) Amazon ECS
14 24 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (1.57%) Office 365
15 23 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 20 (1.37%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.22%) Firewall
2 28 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.71%) DNS
4 23 (1.57%) Network Security
5 18 (1.23%) Internet
6 15 (1.03%) VPN
7 13 (0.89%) HTTP
7 13 (0.89%) WAN
8 11 (0.75%) DHCP
9 10 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (0.68%) LAN
10 8 (0.55%) Wireless
11 7 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (0.48%) SSL
11 7 (0.48%) WLAN
12 6 (0.41%) Skype
13 3 (0.21%) Broadband
13 3 (0.21%) DSL
13 3 (0.21%) SNA
13 3 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.84%) NoSQL
3 99 (6.78%) Big Data
4 87 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
5 81 (5.54%) Power BI
6 77 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
6 77 (5.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 69 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 67 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 63 (4.31%) Data Lake
12 59 (4.04%) MongoDB
13 52 (3.56%) MySQL
14 41 (2.81%) Hadoop
14 41 (2.81%) Relational Database
15 29 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 19 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 222 (15.20%) Jenkins
2 141 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.93%) JIRA
4 64 (4.38%) TeamCity
5 61 (4.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 53 (3.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 44 (3.01%) Selenium
8 40 (2.74%) GitLab
8 40 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 35 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 34 (2.33%) Bitbucket
10 34 (2.33%) Maven
11 21 (1.44%) PyCharm
11 21 (1.44%) Visual Studio Code
12 15 (1.03%) SonarQube
13 14 (0.96%) Gradle
13 14 (0.96%) Vagrant
14 13 (0.89%) git-flow
15 12 (0.82%) CircleCI
General
1 407 (27.86%) Finance
2 103 (7.05%) Banking
3 74 (5.07%) Law
4 48 (3.29%) Retail
5 31 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.78%) Marketing
7 22 (1.51%) Advertising
7 22 (1.51%) Games
8 16 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.96%) Front Office
10 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.62%) Back Office
12 8 (0.55%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.34%) Electronics
16 3 (0.21%) International Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 494 (33.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 371 (25.39%) Developer
3 217 (14.85%) AWS DevOps
4 208 (14.24%) AWS Engineer
5 185 (12.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 111 (7.60%) Python Engineer
7 107 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
8 103 (7.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 92 (6.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 89 (6.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 88 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
12 86 (5.89%) C# Developer
13 83 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
14 81 (5.54%) Azure Engineer
14 81 (5.54%) Senior Developer
15 80 (5.48%) Azure DevOps
16 79 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 70 (4.79%) Java Developer
18 68 (4.65%) Architect
19 63 (4.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (14.31%) .NET
2 183 (12.53%) React
3 138 (9.45%) Web Services
4 120 (8.21%) CSS
5 112 (7.67%) REST
6 109 (7.46%) .NET Core
7 107 (7.32%) AngularJS
7 107 (7.32%) Node.js
8 91 (6.23%) HTML
9 70 (4.79%) jQuery
10 67 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 67 (4.59%) Spring
11 65 (4.45%) Kafka
12 60 (4.11%) MDX
12 60 (4.11%) RESTful
13 59 (4.04%) ASP.NET
14 56 (3.83%) Elastic Stack
15 55 (3.76%) .NET Framework
16 48 (3.29%) Django
17 46 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 131 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 68 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 58 (3.97%) User Experience
6 46 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 44 (3.01%) Reinsurance
8 43 (2.94%) Cloud Native
9 30 (2.05%) N-Tier
10 28 (1.92%) Video\Live Streaming
11 26 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
13 22 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
14 21 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
15 19 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 16 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
17 15 (1.03%) Blog
18 12 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 336 (23.00%) Linux
2 148 (10.13%) Windows
3 78 (5.34%) Unix
4 56 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.03%) Android
7 13 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.68%) CentOS
10 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.068%) SmartOS
15 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (20.33%) Microservices
3 205 (14.03%) Scrum
4 202 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
5 176 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
6 172 (11.77%) Fintech
7 155 (10.61%) Analytics
8 150 (10.27%) Test Automation
9 147 (10.06%) TDD
10 138 (9.45%) Configuration Management
11 131 (8.97%) Software Engineering
12 128 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
13 113 (7.73%) Kanban
14 107 (7.32%) Migration
15 105 (7.19%) Machine Learning
16 104 (7.12%) Data Analytics
16 104 (7.12%) OO
17 97 (6.64%) Deployment Automation
18 93 (6.37%) Open Source
19 84 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 570 (39.01%) Python
2 312 (21.36%) Java
3 300 (20.53%) SQL
4 264 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 222 (15.20%) C#
6 189 (12.94%) Bash Shell
7 141 (9.65%) PowerShell
8 89 (6.09%) Ruby
9 74 (5.07%) Go
10 59 (4.04%) T-SQL
11 57 (3.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 52 (3.56%) Scala
13 47 (3.22%) TypeScript
14 45 (3.08%) Java 8
15 41 (2.81%) C++
16 34 (2.33%) Perl
17 33 (2.26%) PHP
18 23 (1.57%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.23%) C
20 16 (1.10%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 102 (6.98%) Degree
2 31 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.71%) AWS Certification
4 22 (1.51%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.10%) PhD
6 15 (1.03%) CISSP
7 9 (0.62%) PMP
8 8 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.55%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.34%) RHCE
11 5 (0.34%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.34%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.27%) SANS
13 3 (0.21%) CEH
13 3 (0.21%) GREM
13 3 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.76%) QA
2 31 (2.12%) SLA
3 10 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.62%) NIST
5 7 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.34%) GDPR
6 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.068%) PMO
System Software
1 498 (34.09%) Docker
2 53 (3.63%) Hyper-V
3 52 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 48 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (1.23%) vSphere
6 14 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.62%) XenApp
8 8 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (0.48%) KVM
10 6 (0.41%) Xen
11 4 (0.27%) Ceph
11 4 (0.27%) Gluster
11 4 (0.27%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.21%) LXC
13 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.068%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.068%) HDFS
14 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 466 (31.90%) Kubernetes
2 398 (27.24%) Terraform
3 308 (21.08%) Ansible
4 203 (13.89%) Puppet
5 129 (8.83%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (2.94%) Packer
7 38 (2.60%) Prometheus
8 36 (2.46%) Salt
9 25 (1.71%) Consul
10 18 (1.23%) Grafana
11 17 (1.16%) Kibana
12 12 (0.82%) Nagios
13 10 (0.68%) Icinga
13 10 (0.68%) Rancher
14 8 (0.55%) Control-M
14 8 (0.55%) Mesos
15 7 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.48%) SCCM
16 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 254 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.01%) Google
3 73 (5.00%) VMware
4 58 (3.97%) Databricks
5 32 (2.19%) Nintex
6 29 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 23 (1.57%) Oracle
7 23 (1.57%) Splunk
8 18 (1.23%) Citrix
9 16 (1.10%) SaltStack
10 12 (0.82%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.75%) Fidessa
12 9 (0.62%) Cisco
12 9 (0.62%) SAP
13 8 (0.55%) webMethods
14 7 (0.48%) IBM
14 7 (0.48%) New Relic
14 7 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.48%) Veeam
15 5 (0.34%) AppDynamics