Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 26 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 +19
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,322 866 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.93% 8.02% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.03% 8.59% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,177 799 547
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £49,000 £47,500 £43,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £92,500
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 9,425 10,082 9,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.19% 93.32% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,345 8,885 8,677
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 5 £72,500 -3.33%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 617 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (43.95%) Amazon AWS
3 556 (42.06%) Python
4 494 (37.37%) Docker
5 476 (36.01%) Microsoft Azure
6 364 (27.53%) Finance
7 354 (26.78%) Ansible
8 352 (26.63%) Linux
9 348 (26.32%) Kubernetes
10 306 (23.15%) Java
11 272 (20.57%) SQL
12 263 (19.89%) JavaScript
13 251 (18.99%) Terraform
14 248 (18.76%) Microservices
14 248 (18.76%) Jenkins
15 246 (18.61%) Puppet
16 240 (18.15%) C#
17 232 (17.55%) .NET
18 209 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
19 204 (15.43%) Opscode Chef
20 196 (14.83%) Scrum
21 194 (14.67%) Bash Shell
22 193 (14.60%) Google Cloud Platform
23 187 (14.15%) Software Engineering
24 185 (13.99%) Microsoft
25 161 (12.18%) Fintech
26 159 (12.03%) Web Services
27 156 (11.80%) SQL Server
28 155 (11.72%) Git (software)
29 152 (11.50%) TDD

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 62 (4.69%) Apache Spark
2 57 (4.31%) Apache
3 45 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 38 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 31 (2.34%) OpenStack
6 26 (1.97%) Confluence
7 21 (1.59%) IIS
8 14 (1.06%) CMS
8 14 (1.06%) nginx
9 10 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.30%) JBoss
14 3 (0.23%) Drupal
14 3 (0.23%) Mule
14 3 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.076%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.076%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 581 (43.95%) Amazon AWS
2 476 (36.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (14.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 80 (6.05%) PaaS
4 80 (6.05%) SaaS
5 65 (4.92%) IaaS
6 49 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 46 (3.48%) GitHub
8 43 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (2.27%) Serverless
10 29 (2.19%) Office 365
11 25 (1.89%) Amazon S3
12 22 (1.66%) OpenShift
12 22 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
14 18 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.98%) Datadog
16 12 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
17 11 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.01%) Firewall
2 39 (2.95%) DNS
2 39 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.19%) VPN
4 21 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (1.51%) Internet
6 18 (1.36%) LAN
6 18 (1.36%) Network Security
6 18 (1.36%) WAN
7 15 (1.13%) SSL
7 15 (1.13%) VLAN
8 14 (1.06%) Wireless
9 11 (0.83%) WLAN
10 10 (0.76%) HTTP
11 8 (0.61%) MPLS
11 8 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (0.45%) DHCP
12 6 (0.45%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.38%) AMQP
13 5 (0.38%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 106 (8.02%) Big Data
3 99 (7.49%) NoSQL
4 69 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 58 (4.39%) MySQL
6 45 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (3.03%) Redis
9 39 (2.95%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.65%) Power BI
10 35 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (2.19%) Blockchain
14 27 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
15 24 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
15 24 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (1.74%) Data Lake
17 22 (1.66%) Relational Database
18 20 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 248 (18.76%) Jenkins
2 155 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 76 (5.75%) TeamCity
4 59 (4.46%) JIRA
5 53 (4.01%) Selenium
6 50 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (3.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 47 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 46 (3.48%) git-flow
10 41 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 39 (2.95%) Maven
12 29 (2.19%) RSpec
13 26 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 26 (1.97%) GitLab
14 23 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.44%) Vagrant
16 18 (1.36%) CircleCI
16 18 (1.36%) NUnit
17 17 (1.29%) SonarQube
18 16 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 364 (27.53%) Finance
2 66 (4.99%) Law
3 50 (3.78%) Banking
4 33 (2.50%) Retail
5 29 (2.19%) Games
6 27 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.51%) Front Office
8 19 (1.44%) Advertising
9 16 (1.21%) Publishing
10 12 (0.91%) Marketing
11 11 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.61%) Back Office
13 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.15%) International Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.076%) French Language
Job Titles
1 429 (32.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 345 (26.10%) Developer
3 165 (12.48%) AWS DevOps
4 134 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
5 120 (9.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 99 (7.49%) Senior DevOps
7 97 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 93 (7.03%) Architect
9 91 (6.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 91 (6.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 79 (5.98%) Senior Developer
11 78 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
12 71 (5.37%) Java Developer
13 70 (5.30%) .NET Developer
14 61 (4.61%) Python Engineer
15 56 (4.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 52 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
17 49 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
18 46 (3.48%) Lead Developer
19 45 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (17.55%) .NET
2 159 (12.03%) Web Services
3 138 (10.44%) AngularJS
4 135 (10.21%) Node.js
5 116 (8.77%) HTML
6 111 (8.40%) CSS
7 109 (8.25%) REST
8 95 (7.19%) React
9 88 (6.66%) Spring
10 81 (6.13%) .NET Core
11 70 (5.30%) Kafka
12 62 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
13 54 (4.08%) jQuery
14 51 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
15 48 (3.63%) RESTful
16 45 (3.40%) .NET Framework
16 45 (3.40%) JSON
17 39 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (2.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.18%) Fintech
2 107 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (5.07%) Public Cloud
4 66 (4.99%) Data Centre
5 57 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 52 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (3.33%) User Experience
8 38 (2.87%) Hedge funds
9 24 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (1.74%) Cloud Native
11 22 (1.66%) Reinsurance
12 18 (1.36%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.13%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (0.83%) Clustering
16 10 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.76%) Management Information System
17 9 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 352 (26.63%) Linux
2 143 (10.82%) Windows
3 54 (4.08%) Unix
4 40 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 21 (1.59%) CentOS
7 20 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.91%) Solaris
9 7 (0.53%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.53%) DC/OS
10 6 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.38%) Android
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Fedora
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (18.76%) Microservices
3 209 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (14.83%) Scrum
5 187 (14.15%) Software Engineering
6 152 (11.50%) TDD
7 148 (11.20%) Configuration Management
8 136 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 123 (9.30%) Analytics
10 118 (8.93%) SDLC
11 116 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 96 (7.26%) E-Commerce
13 95 (7.19%) Machine Learning
14 84 (6.35%) Artificial Intelligence
14 84 (6.35%) Mentoring
15 73 (5.52%) OO
16 72 (5.45%) BDD
16 72 (5.45%) Open Source
17 71 (5.37%) Deployment Automation
18 70 (5.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 556 (42.06%) Python
2 306 (23.15%) Java
3 272 (20.57%) SQL
4 263 (19.89%) JavaScript
5 240 (18.15%) C#
6 194 (14.67%) Bash Shell
7 147 (11.12%) Ruby
8 128 (9.68%) PowerShell
9 82 (6.20%) Scala
10 68 (5.14%) Go
11 63 (4.77%) T-SQL
12 53 (4.01%) C++
12 53 (4.01%) Perl
13 45 (3.40%) Java 8
14 43 (3.25%) PHP
15 32 (2.42%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.82%) Groovy
17 22 (1.66%) TypeScript
18 21 (1.59%) ES6
19 19 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 128 (9.68%) Degree
2 48 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.57%) AWS Certification
4 23 (1.74%) Numerate Degree
5 22 (1.66%) CISSP
6 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 13 (0.98%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (0.76%) CEH
8 10 (0.76%) SANS
9 9 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.68%) MCSE
10 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.53%) ISEB
11 7 (0.53%) RHCE
11 7 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.45%) GREM
13 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.52%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) SLA
3 5 (0.38%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.076%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 494 (37.37%) Docker
2 45 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.68%) HDFS
7 8 (0.61%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.38%) iptables
9 5 (0.38%) vSphere
10 1 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.076%) etcd
10 1 (0.076%) Gluster
10 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 354 (26.78%) Ansible
2 348 (26.32%) Kubernetes
3 251 (18.99%) Terraform
4 246 (18.61%) Puppet
5 204 (15.43%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (5.22%) Prometheus
7 62 (4.69%) Salt
8 49 (3.71%) Packer
9 33 (2.50%) Consul
9 33 (2.50%) Grafana
10 29 (2.19%) Icinga
11 22 (1.66%) Nagios
12 17 (1.29%) Mesos
13 13 (0.98%) Marathon
13 13 (0.98%) Oozie
14 11 (0.83%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.83%) Rancher
15 7 (0.53%) Kibana
15 7 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 185 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.93%) Google
3 51 (3.86%) Oracle
4 45 (3.40%) VMware
5 34 (2.57%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.66%) Nintex
6 22 (1.66%) SaltStack
7 21 (1.59%) Databricks
8 17 (1.29%) Splunk
9 16 (1.21%) SolarWinds
10 15 (1.13%) New Relic
11 13 (0.98%) Cloudera
11 13 (0.98%) Hortonworks
11 13 (0.98%) NetApp
12 10 (0.76%) Fidessa
13 9 (0.68%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.61%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.53%) Cisco
15 7 (0.53%) webMethods