Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 23 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +53
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,225 750 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.06% 7.56% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.04% 8.25% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,102 678 623
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,550 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,875 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% +5.38% +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 10,177 9,093 10,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.88% 91.64% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9,104 8,211 9,942
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +2.68%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -9 1 £45,000 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 549 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (34.61%) Python
3 417 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
4 415 (33.88%) Linux
5 409 (33.39%) Docker
6 332 (27.10%) Finance
7 328 (26.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 316 (25.80%) Ansible
9 310 (25.31%) Java
10 287 (23.43%) Jenkins
11 261 (21.31%) Puppet
12 252 (20.57%) Kubernetes
13 216 (17.63%) SQL
14 209 (17.06%) Microservices
15 203 (16.57%) C#
16 201 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
17 189 (15.43%) Opscode Chef
18 186 (15.18%) JavaScript
19 181 (14.78%) Bash Shell
20 173 (14.12%) Scrum
21 171 (13.96%) .NET
22 164 (13.39%) Ruby
23 160 (13.06%) TDD
23 160 (13.06%) Windows
24 155 (12.65%) Configuration Management
25 149 (12.16%) PowerShell
26 147 (12.00%) Git (software)
27 145 (11.84%) Fintech
28 144 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
29 143 (11.67%) Software Engineering

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 51 (4.16%) Apache
2 49 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 41 (3.35%) OpenStack
4 37 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 32 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.12%) Confluence
7 23 (1.88%) IIS
8 22 (1.80%) CMS
9 20 (1.63%) MS Exchange
10 19 (1.55%) nginx
11 17 (1.39%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.73%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.49%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
18 3 (0.24%) Drupal
18 3 (0.24%) GemFire
18 3 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.082%) Houdini
6 1 (0.082%) Maya
6 1 (0.082%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 25 (2.04%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.33%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Odoo
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.082%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.082%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 417 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
2 328 (26.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (11.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (5.31%) SaaS
5 48 (3.92%) Office 365
5 48 (3.92%) PaaS
6 46 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 40 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (2.86%) GitHub
8 35 (2.86%) Serverless
9 29 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (2.20%) Amazon S3
11 24 (1.96%) IaaS
12 23 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.55%) OpenShift
14 17 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.90%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.06%) Firewall
2 55 (4.49%) DNS
3 35 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 34 (2.78%) DHCP
5 25 (2.04%) VPN
6 21 (1.71%) HTTP
7 19 (1.55%) Internet
8 17 (1.39%) VLAN
9 14 (1.14%) Skype
9 14 (1.14%) SSH
10 12 (0.98%) WAN
11 11 (0.90%) LAN
12 10 (0.82%) MPLS
12 10 (0.82%) SMTP
13 8 (0.65%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.57%) BIG-IP
14 7 (0.57%) Network Security
14 7 (0.57%) SAN
15 6 (0.49%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.12%) Big Data
3 67 (5.47%) MySQL
4 52 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 51 (4.16%) Blockchain
6 44 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 41 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (2.20%) Redis
10 27 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.22%) Power BI
15 13 (1.06%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.90%) InfluxDB
17 11 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 287 (23.43%) Jenkins
2 147 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 100 (8.16%) Maven
4 79 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 64 (5.22%) JIRA
6 48 (3.92%) Gradle
7 41 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (3.27%) Selenium
9 39 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 36 (2.94%) Subversion
11 35 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (2.37%) Ant
13 27 (2.20%) Visual Studio
14 25 (2.04%) GitLab
15 24 (1.96%) Cucumber
16 23 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
17 17 (1.39%) CircleCI
18 16 (1.31%) Bitbucket
18 16 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
19 15 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 332 (27.10%) Finance
2 113 (9.22%) Banking
3 74 (6.04%) Law
4 63 (5.14%) Front Office
5 32 (2.61%) Marketing
6 30 (2.45%) Advertising
7 29 (2.37%) Back Office
7 29 (2.37%) Games
7 29 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.88%) Retail
10 14 (1.14%) Legal
11 9 (0.73%) Publishing
12 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.33%) Billing
14 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.24%) French Language
14 3 (0.24%) International Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 369 (30.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 340 (27.76%) Developer
3 111 (9.06%) Java Developer
4 90 (7.35%) Senior Developer
5 89 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
6 83 (6.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 70 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 69 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 61 (4.98%) Architect
10 55 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
11 53 (4.33%) C# Developer
11 53 (4.33%) Lead DevOps
12 51 (4.16%) Analyst
12 51 (4.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 50 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
13 50 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
14 48 (3.92%) Administrator
14 48 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
15 44 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
16 43 (3.51%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (13.96%) .NET
2 114 (9.31%) Web Services
3 109 (8.90%) REST
4 98 (8.00%) HTML
5 89 (7.27%) CSS
6 85 (6.94%) Node.js
7 84 (6.86%) AngularJS
8 74 (6.04%) RabbitMQ
9 66 (5.39%) Spring
10 62 (5.06%) Kafka
11 53 (4.33%) XML
12 49 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (3.92%) JSON
14 46 (3.76%) React
15 43 (3.51%) .NET Core
15 43 (3.51%) Spring Boot
16 42 (3.43%) ASP.NET
17 40 (3.27%) HTML5
18 38 (3.10%) RESTful
19 33 (2.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 145 (11.84%) Fintech
2 112 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
3 76 (6.20%) Data Centre
4 67 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 51 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (2.53%) User Experience
9 30 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 28 (2.29%) Public Cloud
11 27 (2.20%) PKI
12 24 (1.96%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.47%) Hedge funds
16 16 (1.31%) Derivative
17 15 (1.22%) Clustering
17 15 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
18 14 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 415 (33.88%) Linux
2 160 (13.06%) Windows
3 83 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 61 (4.98%) Unix
5 40 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (3.02%) CentOS
8 34 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.96%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.47%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.65%) Android
11 8 (0.65%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.41%) Solaris
15 4 (0.33%) Debian
16 2 (0.16%) Fedora
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE
17 1 (0.082%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (17.06%) Microservices
3 201 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
4 173 (14.12%) Scrum
5 160 (13.06%) TDD
6 155 (12.65%) Configuration Management
7 144 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 143 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 122 (9.96%) BDD
10 100 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 93 (7.59%) Open Source
12 89 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 82 (6.69%) MVC
14 79 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
15 76 (6.20%) E-Commerce
16 72 (5.88%) SDLC
17 66 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (5.22%) Analytics
18 64 (5.22%) Machine Learning
19 56 (4.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 424 (34.61%) Python
2 310 (25.31%) Java
3 216 (17.63%) SQL
4 203 (16.57%) C#
5 186 (15.18%) JavaScript
6 181 (14.78%) Bash Shell
7 164 (13.39%) Ruby
8 149 (12.16%) PowerShell
9 78 (6.37%) Java 8
10 65 (5.31%) Perl
11 64 (5.22%) PHP
11 64 (5.22%) T-SQL
12 57 (4.65%) Scala
13 55 (4.49%) C++
14 44 (3.59%) Go
14 44 (3.59%) Shell Script
15 26 (2.12%) C
16 15 (1.22%) R
17 14 (1.14%) VB
18 12 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (8.16%) Degree
2 27 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.06%) PhD
4 12 (0.98%) RHCE
5 11 (0.90%) CISSP
6 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.49%) RHCSA
7 5 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.41%) MCSE
8 4 (0.33%) CISM
8 4 (0.33%) CRISC
9 3 (0.24%) CCNA
9 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.24%) ISEB
9 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.24%) PMP
9 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.86%) QA
2 15 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.73%) COBIT
3 9 (0.73%) SLA
4 8 (0.65%) GDPR
5 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.082%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.082%) MiFID
7 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 409 (33.39%) Docker
2 79 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 54 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.22%) vSphere
7 10 (0.82%) iptables
8 9 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.24%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.24%) HDFS
13 3 (0.24%) NFS
13 3 (0.24%) Xen
14 2 (0.16%) KVM
14 2 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 316 (25.80%) Ansible
2 261 (21.31%) Puppet
3 252 (20.57%) Kubernetes
4 189 (15.43%) Opscode Chef
5 135 (11.02%) Terraform
6 48 (3.92%) Salt
7 35 (2.86%) Nagios
8 34 (2.78%) Prometheus
9 33 (2.69%) SCCM
10 31 (2.53%) Docker Swarm
11 27 (2.20%) SCOM
12 19 (1.55%) Grafana
13 16 (1.31%) Kibana
13 16 (1.31%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.06%) Mesos
14 13 (1.06%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.98%) Rancher
15 12 (0.98%) Tivoli
15 12 (0.98%) vRealize
16 10 (0.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 141 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 116 (9.47%) Google
3 82 (6.69%) VMware
4 51 (4.16%) Red Hat
5 37 (3.02%) TIBCO
6 34 (2.78%) Oracle
7 26 (2.12%) Splunk
8 25 (2.04%) StreamBase
9 21 (1.71%) Citrix
10 19 (1.55%) IBM
10 19 (1.55%) Zend
11 17 (1.39%) Rackspace
12 16 (1.31%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.22%) New Relic
14 12 (0.98%) Cisco
14 12 (0.98%) Hortonworks
15 11 (0.90%) AppDynamics
15 11 (0.90%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.82%) HP
17 9 (0.73%) SAP