Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,124 1,320 881
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 12.78% 12.73% 8.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 13.71% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,222 840
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £52,500 £49,337 £47,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £68,500
% change year-on-year - +9.49% +5.38%

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 8,240 9,625 10,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.69% 92.81% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,126 8,526 8,926
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.66% +0.63%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 10 £65,000 - 1
London Bridge -11 4 £72,500 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 509 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (40.48%) AWS
3 409 (36.39%) Python
4 405 (36.03%) Docker
5 398 (35.41%) Azure
6 355 (31.58%) Kubernetes
7 311 (27.67%) Finance
8 298 (26.51%) Java
9 274 (24.38%) Terraform
10 261 (23.22%) Linux
11 254 (22.60%) Ansible
12 210 (18.68%) SQL
13 209 (18.59%) JavaScript
14 206 (18.33%) C#
15 185 (16.46%) Fintech
16 181 (16.10%) .NET
17 179 (15.93%) Microservices
18 174 (15.48%) GCP
19 169 (15.04%) Git (software)
20 162 (14.41%) Infrastructure as Code
21 161 (14.32%) Microsoft
22 158 (14.06%) Jenkins
23 152 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
24 134 (11.92%) Scrum
25 125 (11.12%) React
26 123 (10.94%) Software Engineering
27 121 (10.77%) Puppet
28 120 (10.68%) PowerShell
29 116 (10.32%) Test Automation
30 111 (9.88%) Bash Shell

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 39 (3.47%) Apache Spark
2 36 (3.20%) Confluence
3 31 (2.76%) Apache
4 26 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.33%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (0.80%) CMS
8 8 (0.71%) Headless CMS
9 7 (0.62%) IIS
10 6 (0.53%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.27%) nginx
12 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.27%) WordPress
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.18%) JBoss
13 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.44%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 455 (40.48%) AWS
2 398 (35.41%) Azure
3 174 (15.48%) GCP
4 55 (4.89%) Serverless
5 51 (4.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 40 (3.56%) Power Platform
6 40 (3.56%) SaaS
7 37 (3.29%) IaaS
8 35 (3.11%) PaaS
9 24 (2.14%) Amazon ECS
10 23 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (2.05%) Slack
11 17 (1.51%) Amazon EKS
11 17 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.51%) GitHub
12 16 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (1.25%) Office 365
14 13 (1.16%) Datadog
15 12 (1.07%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.87%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.78%) Firewall
3 15 (1.33%) DNS
4 14 (1.25%) Internet
5 12 (1.07%) SAN
6 11 (0.98%) BGP
7 10 (0.89%) Network Security
8 9 (0.80%) VPN
9 7 (0.62%) HTTP
9 7 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.44%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (0.36%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.36%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.36%) SSH
12 3 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.27%) Intranet
12 3 (0.27%) SSL
13 2 (0.18%) LAN
13 2 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.52%) NoSQL
3 55 (4.89%) Big Data
4 54 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (3.65%) Hadoop
5 41 (3.65%) MySQL
6 40 (3.56%) Power BI
7 33 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (2.85%) Blockchain
8 32 (2.85%) Relational Database
9 31 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (2.14%) InfluxDB
12 22 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (1.69%) MongoDB
15 19 (1.69%) Redis
16 18 (1.60%) Apache Hive
17 16 (1.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 169 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 158 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 108 (9.61%) JIRA
4 39 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (3.38%) Maven
5 38 (3.38%) TeamCity
6 36 (3.20%) Bitbucket
7 28 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (2.40%) Selenium
8 27 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 26 (2.31%) SpecFlow
10 25 (2.22%) Artifactory
11 22 (1.96%) Gradle
12 19 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.60%) SonarQube
14 17 (1.51%) GitLab
15 15 (1.33%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.33%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.33%) RSpec
General
1 311 (27.67%) Finance
2 82 (7.30%) Banking
3 50 (4.45%) Retail
4 29 (2.58%) Legal
5 21 (1.87%) Marketing
6 20 (1.78%) Law
7 18 (1.60%) Games
8 17 (1.51%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.16%) Public Sector
11 12 (1.07%) Advertising
12 10 (0.89%) Front Office
13 8 (0.71%) Back Office
13 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.62%) Housing Association
15 6 (0.53%) Publishing
16 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.36%) Billing
18 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 329 (29.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 225 (20.02%) Developer
3 71 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
4 67 (5.96%) Senior DevOps
5 66 (5.87%) Java Developer
6 63 (5.60%) Architect
7 61 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
8 60 (5.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 58 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 56 (4.98%) Azure Engineer
11 55 (4.89%) Senior Developer
12 54 (4.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 49 (4.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 46 (4.09%) Software Engineer
15 43 (3.83%) .NET Developer
15 43 (3.83%) Analyst
16 38 (3.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 37 (3.29%) C# Developer
18 34 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
19 33 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (16.10%) .NET
2 125 (11.12%) React
3 108 (9.61%) CSS
4 107 (9.52%) HTML
5 93 (8.27%) Node.js
6 90 (8.01%) Web Services
7 80 (7.12%) AngularJS
8 69 (6.14%) HTML5
9 66 (5.87%) Kafka
9 66 (5.87%) REST
10 65 (5.78%) .NET Core
11 60 (5.34%) Spring
12 58 (5.16%) ASP.NET
13 50 (4.45%) RESTful
14 45 (4.00%) jQuery
15 43 (3.83%) Elastic Stack
16 38 (3.38%) .NET Framework
17 36 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (2.94%) Spring Boot
19 31 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (5.78%) Public Cloud
3 64 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.16%) Data Centre
5 48 (4.27%) Cloud Native
6 42 (3.74%) User Experience
7 36 (3.20%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.07%) Smart City
13 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.80%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.71%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 261 (23.22%) Linux
2 78 (6.94%) Windows
3 54 (4.80%) Unix
4 46 (4.09%) CentOS
5 21 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.69%) Android
7 18 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) VMS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.089%) Fedora
13 1 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.089%) Solaris
13 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (16.46%) Fintech
3 179 (15.93%) Microservices
4 162 (14.41%) Infrastructure as Code
5 152 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (11.92%) Scrum
7 123 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 116 (10.32%) Test Automation
9 99 (8.81%) Configuration Management
10 97 (8.63%) TDD
11 95 (8.45%) Open Source
12 89 (7.92%) Artificial Intelligence
13 86 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
14 83 (7.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 82 (7.30%) MVC
16 75 (6.67%) Project Delivery
17 72 (6.41%) Mentoring
18 67 (5.96%) Analytics
18 67 (5.96%) OO
19 66 (5.87%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 409 (36.39%) Python
2 298 (26.51%) Java
3 210 (18.68%) SQL
4 209 (18.59%) JavaScript
5 206 (18.33%) C#
6 120 (10.68%) PowerShell
7 111 (9.88%) Bash Shell
8 66 (5.87%) Ruby
9 64 (5.69%) C++
10 59 (5.25%) TypeScript
11 52 (4.63%) Java 8
12 49 (4.36%) Scala
13 47 (4.18%) Go
14 45 (4.00%) T-SQL
15 34 (3.02%) C
16 32 (2.85%) PHP
17 24 (2.14%) Kotlin
18 23 (2.05%) PL/SQL
19 22 (1.96%) ES6
19 22 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (7.56%) Degree
2 51 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 11 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.89%) ISEB
7 9 (0.80%) CISSP
8 8 (0.71%) CCNA
8 8 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.53%) CISA
9 6 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.44%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.44%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.36%) PhD
12 3 (0.27%) CEH
12 3 (0.27%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.27%) CSSLP
12 3 (0.27%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.45%) QA
2 20 (1.78%) GDPR
3 16 (1.42%) SLA
4 10 (0.89%) NIST
5 8 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.089%) PSD2
System Software
1 405 (36.03%) Docker
2 46 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (1.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.80%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.71%) Xen
9 7 (0.62%) KVM
9 7 (0.62%) XenApp
9 7 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.53%) Firmware
11 5 (0.44%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.36%) OpenDJ
12 4 (0.36%) OpenIDM
12 4 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.27%) Snort
13 3 (0.27%) vSphere
14 1 (0.089%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 355 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 274 (24.38%) Terraform
3 254 (22.60%) Ansible
4 121 (10.77%) Puppet
5 111 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (5.07%) Grafana
7 40 (3.56%) Prometheus
8 35 (3.11%) Salt
9 34 (3.02%) Packer
10 20 (1.78%) Consul
11 16 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (1.25%) Icinga
12 14 (1.25%) Mesos
13 11 (0.98%) Marathon
14 9 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.80%) Graphite
14 9 (0.80%) Kibana
14 9 (0.80%) SCCM
15 8 (0.71%) Rancher
16 7 (0.62%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 161 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.27%) Google
3 55 (4.89%) VMware
4 41 (3.65%) Oracle
5 40 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.51%) Citrix
8 16 (1.42%) Informatica
9 13 (1.16%) HP
9 13 (1.16%) Sun
10 11 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.89%) RedGate
11 10 (0.89%) Sybase
12 9 (0.80%) Cisco
12 9 (0.80%) LogicMonitor
12 9 (0.80%) Splunk
13 8 (0.71%) Tableau
14 7 (0.62%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.62%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.53%) IBM