Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 13 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 793 1,295 1,249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 19.72% 13.04% 11.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.92% 13.92% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 808 1,278 1,160
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £49,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 3,790 9,306 10,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.23% 93.73% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,321 8,041 9,111
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 £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% +6.67%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +12 1 £87,500 +40.00%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 391 (49.31%) AWS
2 361 (45.52%) Azure
3 317 (39.97%) Docker
4 295 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
5 289 (36.44%) Python
6 279 (35.18%) Kubernetes
7 268 (33.80%) Terraform
8 236 (29.76%) Finance
9 216 (27.24%) Jenkins
10 203 (25.60%) Microservices
11 180 (22.70%) Java
12 175 (22.07%) Test Automation
13 167 (21.06%) JavaScript
14 163 (20.55%) C#
15 161 (20.30%) SQL
16 153 (19.29%) Ansible
17 142 (17.91%) .NET
17 142 (17.91%) Linux
17 142 (17.91%) Git (software)
18 127 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
19 125 (15.76%) TDD
20 123 (15.51%) CSS
20 123 (15.51%) Fintech
21 122 (15.38%) Puppet
22 119 (15.01%) Infrastructure as Code
23 109 (13.75%) Web Services
24 98 (12.36%) React
25 96 (12.11%) Software Engineering
26 93 (11.73%) Microsoft
27 92 (11.60%) .NET Core

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 (7.31%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.51%) Confluence
5 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.50%) CMS
7 3 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.25%) Apache
8 2 (0.25%) Drupal
8 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.25%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.25%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.13%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.13%) Mule
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 8 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 391 (49.31%) AWS
2 361 (45.52%) Azure
3 81 (10.21%) GCP
4 80 (10.09%) PaaS
5 53 (6.68%) SaaS
6 45 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 38 (4.79%) Power Platform
8 36 (4.54%) Serverless
9 29 (3.66%) Dynamics 365
9 29 (3.66%) IaaS
10 25 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (3.15%) Office 365
11 23 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
11 23 (2.90%) Datadog
11 23 (2.90%) npm
12 17 (2.14%) Amazon ECS
12 17 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (2.02%) GitHub
13 16 (2.02%) OpenShift
14 13 (1.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.55%) Firewall
2 36 (4.54%) Network Security
3 26 (3.28%) VPN
4 21 (2.65%) LAN
5 20 (2.52%) WAN
6 18 (2.27%) DNS
7 16 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.51%) PBX
9 11 (1.39%) Wireshark
10 9 (1.13%) SSL
11 8 (1.01%) HTTP
11 8 (1.01%) Multicast
12 7 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (0.76%) Wireless
14 4 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (0.50%) tcpdump
14 4 (0.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.10%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 42 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 41 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 39 (4.92%) Data Lake
6 35 (4.41%) Big Data
7 34 (4.29%) MySQL
8 30 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.90%) Power BI
10 22 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.65%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.64%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.64%) Redis
15 10 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
16 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (0.88%) Presto
Development Applications
1 216 (27.24%) Jenkins
2 142 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.05%) JIRA
4 43 (5.42%) Selenium
5 36 (4.54%) Cucumber
6 30 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (3.40%) TeamCity
8 26 (3.28%) GitLab
8 26 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (2.27%) Bower
9 18 (2.27%) Grunt
9 18 (2.27%) webpack
10 15 (1.89%) Appium
10 15 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.89%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.77%) Maven
12 13 (1.64%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.39%) NUnit
14 9 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 236 (29.76%) Finance
2 34 (4.29%) Banking
3 28 (3.53%) Law
4 20 (2.52%) Advertising
5 17 (2.14%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.02%) Games
7 15 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.77%) Publishing
9 13 (1.64%) Back Office
10 12 (1.51%) Front Office
11 10 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.26%) Marketing
12 9 (1.13%) Retail
13 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.63%) Electronics
15 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.63%) Legal
16 2 (0.25%) Local Government
16 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 276 (34.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 175 (22.07%) Developer
3 114 (14.38%) AWS Engineer
4 106 (13.37%) AWS DevOps
5 102 (12.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 65 (8.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 61 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
8 55 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 53 (6.68%) Architect
10 49 (6.18%) Azure Engineer
11 47 (5.93%) Senior Developer
12 45 (5.67%) Python Engineer
13 42 (5.30%) C# Developer
14 40 (5.04%) .NET Developer
15 39 (4.92%) Java Developer
16 37 (4.67%) Azure Developer
17 35 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 34 (4.29%) Software Engineer
19 32 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
20 28 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (17.91%) .NET
2 123 (15.51%) CSS
3 109 (13.75%) Web Services
4 98 (12.36%) React
5 92 (11.60%) .NET Core
6 77 (9.71%) AngularJS
7 73 (9.21%) HTML
8 64 (8.07%) jQuery
9 63 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 59 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 57 (7.19%) .NET Framework
12 53 (6.68%) HTML5
13 51 (6.43%) Kafka
14 50 (6.31%) Entity Framework
14 50 (6.31%) Node.js
15 41 (5.17%) CSS3
15 41 (5.17%) REST
16 35 (4.41%) ASP.NET
16 35 (4.41%) LESS
16 35 (4.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 27 (3.40%) Cloud Native
4 27 (3.40%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 15 (1.89%) User Experience
7 14 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.77%) Reinsurance
8 12 (1.51%) Replication
9 11 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.26%) Derivative
11 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 7 (0.88%) FMCG
12 7 (0.88%) Robotics
12 7 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.91%) Linux
2 49 (6.18%) Windows
3 38 (4.79%) Unix
4 17 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.88%) Solaris
6 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.76%) Android
7 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.76%) CentOS
7 6 (0.76%) Debian
7 6 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.25%) VMS
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (25.60%) Microservices
3 175 (22.07%) Test Automation
4 127 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (15.76%) TDD
6 123 (15.51%) Fintech
7 119 (15.01%) Infrastructure as Code
8 96 (12.11%) Software Engineering
9 85 (10.72%) Deployment Automation
10 75 (9.46%) Configuration Management
11 74 (9.33%) MVC
11 74 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (8.45%) OO
13 62 (7.82%) Scrum
14 58 (7.31%) Mentoring
14 58 (7.31%) SOLID
15 54 (6.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 53 (6.68%) SDLC
17 52 (6.56%) Software Delivery
18 51 (6.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 289 (36.44%) Python
2 180 (22.70%) Java
3 167 (21.06%) JavaScript
4 163 (20.55%) C#
5 161 (20.30%) SQL
6 72 (9.08%) PowerShell
7 71 (8.95%) Bash Shell
8 53 (6.68%) PHP
9 42 (5.30%) Scala
10 39 (4.92%) T-SQL
11 38 (4.79%) Go
12 35 (4.41%) Kotlin
13 21 (2.65%) Ruby
14 19 (2.40%) TypeScript
15 17 (2.14%) Java 8
16 16 (2.02%) C++
17 12 (1.51%) Groovy
18 10 (1.26%) R
18 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 8 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (8.70%) Degree
2 21 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.27%) ISEB
3 18 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.02%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.77%) CCNA
6 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (0.88%) CCSP
8 7 (0.88%) CISM
8 7 (0.88%) CISSP
8 7 (0.88%) CREST Certified
8 7 (0.88%) GCFA
8 7 (0.88%) GCIA
8 7 (0.88%) GCIH
9 6 (0.76%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.29%) QA
2 12 (1.51%) SLA
3 10 (1.26%) NIST
4 7 (0.88%) COBIT
5 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 317 (39.97%) Docker
2 31 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.25%) Varnish
6 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 279 (35.18%) Kubernetes
2 268 (33.80%) Terraform
3 153 (19.29%) Ansible
4 122 (15.38%) Puppet
5 72 (9.08%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.65%) Prometheus
7 20 (2.52%) Grafana
8 18 (2.27%) Kibana
9 12 (1.51%) Control-M
10 11 (1.39%) Salt
11 9 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.88%) CSIRT
13 7 (0.88%) QRadar
13 7 (0.88%) SCCM
14 5 (0.63%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.50%) Nagios
15 4 (0.50%) Packer
15 4 (0.50%) WSUS
16 3 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 93 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.16%) Nintex
3 30 (3.78%) Cisco
4 29 (3.66%) Databricks
5 27 (3.40%) VMware
6 18 (2.27%) Oracle
7 16 (2.02%) CheckPoint
7 16 (2.02%) Sparx
8 15 (1.89%) Splunk
9 14 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.64%) Google
10 13 (1.64%) Meraki
10 13 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.64%) SAP
11 10 (1.26%) Blue Coat
12 8 (1.01%) Adobe
12 8 (1.01%) hybris
12 8 (1.01%) IBM
12 8 (1.01%) New Relic
13 7 (0.88%) Atlassian