Period
to 25 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 999 1,149 1,240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 21.39% 12.65% 11.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.44% 13.49% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,037 1,047 1,155
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £49,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 4,451 8,520 9,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.31% 93.77% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,898 7,425 8,647
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +6.56%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 25 February 2021.

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 February 2021. 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 +16 5 £50,000 -13.04%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 477 (47.75%) AWS
2 432 (43.24%) Azure
3 424 (42.44%) Docker
4 418 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
5 393 (39.34%) Kubernetes
6 375 (37.54%) Terraform
7 324 (32.43%) Microservices
8 309 (30.93%) Python
9 267 (26.73%) Finance
9 267 (26.73%) Jenkins
10 264 (26.43%) Java
11 239 (23.92%) C#
12 238 (23.82%) Test Automation
13 236 (23.62%) SQL
14 228 (22.82%) JavaScript
15 221 (22.12%) .NET
16 218 (21.82%) Ansible
17 215 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
18 195 (19.52%) Infrastructure as Code
19 174 (17.42%) CSS
20 161 (16.12%) React
21 158 (15.82%) Linux
22 156 (15.62%) Deployment Automation
23 152 (15.22%) Fintech
24 150 (15.02%) Puppet
25 149 (14.91%) Web Services
26 148 (14.81%) TDD
27 146 (14.61%) SQL Server
28 145 (14.51%) OO
29 137 (13.71%) .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
1 104 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.00%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.70%) CMS
5 6 (0.60%) Apache
5 6 (0.60%) Confluence
6 3 (0.30%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.20%) Drupal
7 2 (0.20%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.20%) IIS
7 2 (0.20%) JBoss
7 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.10%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (0.10%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 60 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 477 (47.75%) AWS
2 432 (43.24%) Azure
3 125 (12.51%) PaaS
4 119 (11.91%) GCP
5 73 (7.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 64 (6.41%) SaaS
7 52 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 47 (4.70%) Serverless
9 46 (4.60%) Power Platform
10 42 (4.20%) Dynamics 365
11 38 (3.80%) IaaS
12 37 (3.70%) Datadog
13 31 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
14 25 (2.50%) GitHub
15 23 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
15 23 (2.30%) OpenShift
16 18 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
16 18 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
17 16 (1.60%) Azure Functions
18 14 (1.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.30%) Firewall
2 25 (2.50%) Network Security
3 23 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.90%) VPN
5 16 (1.60%) Multicast
6 13 (1.30%) tcpdump
7 12 (1.20%) LAN
7 12 (1.20%) WAN
8 10 (1.00%) DNS
9 9 (0.90%) PBX
10 7 (0.70%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.60%) HTTP
11 6 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.60%) SAN
12 4 (0.40%) BGP
12 4 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.40%) SSL
12 4 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 59 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 46 (4.60%) Data Lake
5 44 (4.40%) Big Data
6 39 (3.90%) MySQL
7 38 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (3.30%) MongoDB
9 29 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.10%) Apache Hive
11 19 (1.90%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.70%) Power BI
14 16 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 267 (26.73%) Jenkins
2 126 (12.61%) Git (software)
3 79 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 71 (7.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 43 (4.30%) Selenium
6 41 (4.10%) JIRA
7 39 (3.90%) GitLab
7 39 (3.90%) TeamCity
8 35 (3.50%) Cucumber
9 34 (3.40%) CircleCI
10 20 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.90%) NUnit
11 19 (1.90%) Travis CI
12 13 (1.30%) Appium
13 12 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.00%) webpack
15 9 (0.90%) Bower
15 9 (0.90%) Grunt
15 9 (0.90%) Maven
16 8 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 267 (26.73%) Finance
2 82 (8.21%) Banking
3 38 (3.80%) Games
4 26 (2.60%) Public Sector
5 22 (2.20%) Law
6 20 (2.00%) Back Office
7 16 (1.60%) Marketing
7 16 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.40%) Front Office
9 13 (1.30%) Advertising
10 11 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.90%) Electronics
12 9 (0.90%) Retail
12 9 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.70%) Publishing
14 3 (0.30%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.20%) Legal
15 2 (0.20%) Local Government
15 2 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 310 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 260 (26.03%) Developer
3 112 (11.21%) AWS Engineer
4 106 (10.61%) AWS DevOps
5 100 (10.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 94 (9.41%) C# Developer
7 86 (8.61%) Senior DevOps
8 83 (8.31%) Senior Developer
9 77 (7.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 74 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 74 (7.41%) Azure Developer
11 71 (7.11%) Architect
12 70 (7.01%) Java Developer
13 63 (6.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 58 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 56 (5.61%) Senior C# Developer
16 49 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
17 42 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
18 38 (3.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 38 (3.80%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (22.12%) .NET
2 174 (17.42%) CSS
3 161 (16.12%) React
4 149 (14.91%) Web Services
5 137 (13.71%) .NET Core
6 121 (12.11%) jQuery
7 117 (11.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 110 (11.01%) .NET Framework
9 102 (10.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 96 (9.61%) Entity Framework
11 79 (7.91%) Kafka
12 66 (6.61%) AngularJS
13 63 (6.31%) HTML
14 61 (6.11%) Node.js
15 48 (4.80%) REST
16 46 (4.60%) HTML5
16 46 (4.60%) XML
17 41 (4.10%) RESTful
18 38 (3.80%) Spring Boot
19 33 (3.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.61%) N-Tier
2 66 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (4.20%) Reinsurance
5 31 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 30 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.70%) Cloud Native
8 20 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.00%) User Experience
9 18 (1.80%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.10%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.60%) Derivative
13 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.60%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 4 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (15.82%) Linux
2 50 (5.01%) Windows
3 35 (3.50%) Unix
4 18 (1.80%) CentOS
5 15 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.80%) Android
7 8 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.40%) Solaris
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.20%) Debian
11 2 (0.20%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (32.43%) Microservices
3 238 (23.82%) Test Automation
4 215 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
5 195 (19.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 156 (15.62%) Deployment Automation
7 152 (15.22%) Fintech
8 148 (14.81%) TDD
9 145 (14.51%) OO
10 120 (12.01%) Mentoring
11 112 (11.21%) MVC
12 108 (10.81%) Software Engineering
13 105 (10.51%) SOA
14 103 (10.31%) SOLID
15 85 (8.51%) Configuration Management
16 80 (8.01%) Migration
17 79 (7.91%) UML
18 74 (7.41%) Computer Science
19 73 (7.31%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
20 72 (7.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 309 (30.93%) Python
2 264 (26.43%) Java
3 239 (23.92%) C#
4 236 (23.62%) SQL
5 228 (22.82%) JavaScript
6 113 (11.31%) PowerShell
7 91 (9.11%) Bash Shell
8 79 (7.91%) T-SQL
9 55 (5.51%) PHP
10 50 (5.01%) Scala
11 42 (4.20%) Go
11 42 (4.20%) Kotlin
12 31 (3.10%) TypeScript
13 28 (2.80%) Java 8
14 27 (2.70%) Ruby
15 17 (1.70%) ES6
16 15 (1.50%) C++
17 11 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.90%) Groovy
18 9 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (12.61%) Degree
2 48 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.60%) AWS Certification
3 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (1.50%) ISEB
4 15 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.90%) CCNA
7 6 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (0.40%) CCSP
8 4 (0.40%) CISM
8 4 (0.40%) CISSP
8 4 (0.40%) CREST Certified
8 4 (0.40%) GCFA
8 4 (0.40%) GCIA
8 4 (0.40%) GCIH
8 4 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.90%) QA
2 11 (1.10%) SLA
3 6 (0.60%) NIST
4 5 (0.50%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.20%) GDPR
8 1 (0.10%) EMIR
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 424 (42.44%) Docker
2 44 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.20%) Snort
5 2 (0.20%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 393 (39.34%) Kubernetes
2 375 (37.54%) Terraform
3 218 (21.82%) Ansible
4 150 (15.02%) Puppet
5 120 (12.01%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (3.90%) Prometheus
7 31 (3.10%) Grafana
8 20 (2.00%) Kibana
9 11 (1.10%) SCCM
10 7 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (0.70%) Istio
10 7 (0.70%) Rancher
10 7 (0.70%) Salt
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.60%) QRadar
11 6 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.50%) Packer
12 5 (0.50%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.40%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 110 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.31%) Nintex
3 37 (3.70%) Databricks
4 33 (3.30%) VMware
5 19 (1.90%) Splunk
6 17 (1.70%) Cisco
6 17 (1.70%) Sparx
7 15 (1.50%) Oracle
7 15 (1.50%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.40%) SAP
9 12 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.20%) Google
10 11 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.90%) Blue Coat
11 9 (0.90%) Meraki
12 6 (0.60%) Adobe
12 6 (0.60%) Fortinet
12 6 (0.60%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.50%) New Relic
13 5 (0.50%) SolarWinds