Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 35 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 +95
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 883 615 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.32% 6.00% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 6.60% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 810 548 647
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £47,725 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,875 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 9,812 9,321 12,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.48% 90.95% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,673 8,380 11,134
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,698
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 +5 4 £75,000 +15.38%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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.

1 371 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (36.81%) Linux
3 296 (33.52%) Finance
4 289 (32.73%) Amazon AWS
5 274 (31.03%) Python
6 254 (28.77%) Docker
7 236 (26.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 235 (26.61%) Java
9 200 (22.65%) Ansible
10 187 (21.18%) Windows
11 186 (21.06%) C#
12 182 (20.61%) Jenkins
13 180 (20.39%) SQL
14 179 (20.27%) Microservices
15 178 (20.16%) Puppet
16 172 (19.48%) .NET
17 170 (19.25%) SQL Server
18 164 (18.57%) JavaScript
18 164 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
19 158 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
20 152 (17.21%) PowerShell
21 150 (16.99%) Kubernetes
22 149 (16.87%) Configuration Management
23 134 (15.18%) Microsoft
24 126 (14.27%) TDD
25 118 (13.36%) Software Engineering
26 114 (12.91%) Git (software)
27 107 (12.12%) TeamCity
27 107 (12.12%) Terraform
28 106 (12.00%) Ruby

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 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (5.10%) Confluence
2 45 (5.10%) IIS
3 44 (4.98%) Apache
4 33 (3.74%) Apache Spark
5 31 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 27 (3.06%) nginx
7 21 (2.38%) CMS
8 19 (2.15%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.59%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.36%) Ethereum
10 12 (1.36%) JBoss
11 10 (1.13%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.57%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.04%) MetaTrader
2 13 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Eikon
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) Shopify
6 1 (0.11%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 289 (32.73%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (26.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 54 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 48 (5.44%) PaaS
6 42 (4.76%) SaaS
7 35 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (3.96%) IaaS
8 30 (3.40%) GitHub
9 20 (2.27%) Serverless
10 18 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (2.04%) NuGet
11 17 (1.93%) Amazon S3
11 17 (1.93%) Office 365
12 10 (1.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (1.13%) Route 53
13 9 (1.02%) CloudFront
14 7 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.79%) G Suite
15 6 (0.68%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.80%) DNS
2 43 (4.87%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.51%) Internet
4 28 (3.17%) Firewall
5 23 (2.60%) SAN
6 21 (2.38%) DHCP
7 20 (2.27%) WAN
8 19 (2.15%) MPLS
8 19 (2.15%) NetScaler
9 18 (2.04%) VPN
10 11 (1.25%) LAN
11 6 (0.68%) Skype
12 5 (0.57%) AMQP
12 5 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.57%) DMZ
12 5 (0.57%) HTTP
12 5 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.57%) NX-OS
13 3 (0.34%) Intranet
13 3 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 74 (8.38%) MongoDB
3 56 (6.34%) Big Data
4 50 (5.66%) MySQL
5 42 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.08%) Blockchain
6 36 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 31 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (1.36%) Redis
15 11 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 182 (20.61%) Jenkins
2 114 (12.91%) Git (software)
3 107 (12.12%) TeamCity
4 88 (9.97%) Maven
5 73 (8.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 65 (7.36%) JIRA
7 51 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 43 (4.87%) Visual Studio
9 42 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 37 (4.19%) Ant
11 28 (3.17%) Gradle
11 28 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (3.06%) Subversion
13 26 (2.94%) Fiddler
14 24 (2.72%) CA Release Automation
14 24 (2.72%) Selenium
15 21 (2.38%) Eclipse
15 21 (2.38%) IntelliJ
16 18 (2.04%) ReSharper
17 16 (1.81%) MSBuild
General
1 296 (33.52%) Finance
2 90 (10.19%) Banking
3 58 (6.57%) Retail
4 38 (4.30%) Law
5 35 (3.96%) Front Office
6 30 (3.40%) Games
7 25 (2.83%) Investment Banking
8 19 (2.15%) Back Office
9 14 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.47%) Advertising
10 13 (1.47%) Marketing
11 12 (1.36%) Publishing
11 12 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.68%) Legal
13 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 245 (27.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 239 (27.07%) Developer
3 94 (10.65%) Architect
4 77 (8.72%) Java Developer
5 59 (6.68%) Senior DevOps
6 53 (6.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 51 (5.78%) .NET Developer
8 45 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
10 40 (4.53%) AWS Engineer
11 38 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (4.19%) C# Developer
13 36 (4.08%) Software Engineer
13 36 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (3.74%) Administrator
14 33 (3.74%) Analyst
15 32 (3.62%) Automation Engineer
16 31 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
17 30 (3.40%) Cloud Engineer
17 30 (3.40%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (19.48%) .NET
2 94 (10.65%) REST
3 87 (9.85%) Web Services
4 81 (9.17%) AngularJS
5 80 (9.06%) Node.js
6 76 (8.61%) ASP.NET
7 70 (7.93%) HTML
8 68 (7.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 62 (7.02%) React
10 60 (6.80%) CSS
11 56 (6.34%) RESTful
12 53 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (5.10%) JSON
13 45 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
14 44 (4.98%) Spring
15 38 (4.30%) Kafka
15 38 (4.30%) SOAP
16 37 (4.19%) HTML5
16 37 (4.19%) XML
17 24 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.87%) Fintech
2 68 (7.70%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 35 (3.96%) User Experience
5 29 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (2.49%) Reinsurance
9 21 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 20 (2.27%) Data Centre
10 20 (2.27%) Public Cloud
10 20 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.93%) Equities
12 17 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 17 (1.93%) Online Games
12 17 (1.93%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.59%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.25%) Online Banking
15 10 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 325 (36.81%) Linux
2 187 (21.18%) Windows
3 73 (8.27%) Windows Server
4 44 (4.98%) Unix
5 40 (4.53%) CentOS
6 25 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 19 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.02%) VMS
9 6 (0.68%) Android
9 6 (0.68%) Debian
10 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.34%) VyOS
12 2 (0.23%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.11%) Fedora
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (20.27%) Microservices
3 164 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
4 149 (16.87%) Configuration Management
5 126 (14.27%) TDD
6 118 (13.36%) Software Engineering
7 104 (11.78%) Scrum
8 87 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 84 (9.51%) BDD
10 79 (8.95%) MVC
11 76 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (7.81%) Test Automation
13 67 (7.59%) E-Commerce
14 62 (7.02%) Open Source
15 55 (6.23%) Deployment Automation
16 54 (6.12%) SDLC
17 53 (6.00%) Analytics
18 52 (5.89%) OO
19 51 (5.78%) Multithreading
20 47 (5.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 274 (31.03%) Python
2 235 (26.61%) Java
3 186 (21.06%) C#
4 180 (20.39%) SQL
5 164 (18.57%) JavaScript
6 152 (17.21%) PowerShell
7 106 (12.00%) Ruby
8 91 (10.31%) Bash Shell
9 76 (8.61%) Perl
10 57 (6.46%) Java 8
11 47 (5.32%) T-SQL
12 39 (4.42%) PHP
13 36 (4.08%) Go
14 35 (3.96%) Scala
15 28 (3.17%) C++
16 24 (2.72%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.70%) Rust
18 13 (1.47%) Groovy
18 13 (1.47%) Kotlin
19 12 (1.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (11.21%) Degree
2 28 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
4 11 (1.25%) CISSP
5 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.57%) MCSE
7 5 (0.57%) PhD
7 5 (0.57%) RHCE
8 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.34%) CISM
8 3 (0.34%) MCSA
9 2 (0.23%) CRISC
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) MCITP
9 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) GCIA
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.47%) QA
2 46 (5.21%) GCP
3 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.68%) SLA
5 4 (0.45%) COBIT
6 3 (0.34%) GDPR
7 2 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 254 (28.77%) Docker
2 54 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.59%) vSphere
5 13 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.91%) LXC
8 5 (0.57%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.57%) KVM
9 4 (0.45%) Xen
10 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.34%) HDFS
10 3 (0.34%) iptables
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.11%) Firmware
12 1 (0.11%) Gluster
12 1 (0.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 200 (22.65%) Ansible
2 178 (20.16%) Puppet
3 158 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
4 150 (16.99%) Kubernetes
5 107 (12.12%) Terraform
6 31 (3.51%) Nagios
7 24 (2.72%) logstash
8 21 (2.38%) Prometheus
9 19 (2.15%) Kibana
10 18 (2.04%) Perfmon
11 17 (1.93%) Mesos
11 17 (1.93%) Salt
12 11 (1.25%) Consul
12 11 (1.25%) SCCM
12 11 (1.25%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (1.02%) Grafana
15 6 (0.68%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.68%) Packer
15 6 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.40%) VMware
3 50 (5.66%) Google
4 39 (4.42%) TIBCO
5 36 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 28 (3.17%) Splunk
7 22 (2.49%) Oracle
8 18 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 17 (1.93%) StreamBase
10 16 (1.81%) IBM
11 14 (1.59%) Citrix
12 13 (1.47%) Sybase
13 12 (1.36%) Cisco
13 12 (1.36%) Cloudera
13 12 (1.36%) New Relic
14 11 (1.25%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.25%) Rackspace
15 9 (1.02%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.79%) Apple
17 6 (0.68%) NetApp