Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,118 677 1,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 18.63% 18.51% 13.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.76% 19.62% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 615 1,243
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £97,500 £86,250 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 5,657 3,451 9,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.28% 94.34% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,048 3,043 8,320
10th Percentile £43,175 £45,000 £38,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +1 1 £80,000 -8.57%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 519 (46.42%) AWS
2 508 (45.44%) Azure
3 476 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
4 455 (40.70%) Kubernetes
5 453 (40.52%) Docker
6 410 (36.67%) Python
7 409 (36.58%) Terraform
8 316 (28.26%) Java
9 309 (27.64%) Finance
10 305 (27.28%) Infrastructure as Code
11 273 (24.42%) Jenkins
12 250 (22.36%) C#
13 229 (20.48%) Microservices
14 228 (20.39%) Software Engineering
15 219 (19.59%) GCP
16 214 (19.14%) SQL
17 172 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 167 (14.94%) Linux
19 165 (14.76%) Serverless
20 163 (14.58%) Microsoft
20 163 (14.58%) Ansible
21 156 (13.95%) .NET
22 151 (13.51%) Social Skills
23 146 (13.06%) SQL Server
24 145 (12.97%) Bash Shell
25 134 (11.99%) Test Automation
26 132 (11.81%) PowerShell
27 129 (11.54%) Git (software)
28 125 (11.18%) Fintech
29 124 (11.09%) Scrum

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 64 (5.72%) Confluence
2 39 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.25%) CMS
6 11 (0.98%) IIS
7 7 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.36%) nginx
10 4 (0.36%) SAS
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.18%) Apache
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.18%) WordPress
13 1 (0.089%) Drupal
13 1 (0.089%) GemFire
13 1 (0.089%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.089%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.089%) Traefik
Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.27%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.089%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.18%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.089%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 519 (46.42%) AWS
2 508 (45.44%) Azure
3 219 (19.59%) GCP
4 165 (14.76%) Serverless
5 106 (9.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 81 (7.25%) PaaS
7 72 (6.44%) IaaS
8 65 (5.81%) SaaS
9 62 (5.55%) Power Platform
10 54 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
11 52 (4.65%) Amazon ECS
12 50 (4.47%) AWS Lambda
13 41 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 37 (3.31%) GitHub
15 30 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
16 28 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
17 21 (1.88%) Amazon S3
17 21 (1.88%) AWS Fargate
17 21 (1.88%) Azure Key Vault
18 20 (1.79%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.59%) Network Security
2 25 (2.24%) DNS
3 19 (1.70%) Firewall
4 11 (0.98%) FTP
5 10 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.63%) VPN
7 5 (0.45%) SAN
7 5 (0.45%) SD-WAN
7 5 (0.45%) WAN
8 4 (0.36%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.18%) Broadband
9 2 (0.18%) HTTP
10 1 (0.089%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.089%) Multicast
10 1 (0.089%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.089%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.089%) SMS
10 1 (0.089%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.089%) VoIP
10 1 (0.089%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 67 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 60 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 50 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 49 (4.38%) Power BI
8 48 (4.29%) Big Data
9 34 (3.04%) MySQL
10 33 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 33 (2.95%) Tableau
11 31 (2.77%) Hadoop
12 28 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (2.33%) Data Lake
15 19 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 17 (1.52%) SQL Server 2017
17 15 (1.34%) Redis
18 14 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 273 (24.42%) Jenkins
2 129 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 122 (10.91%) JIRA
4 65 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 46 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 44 (3.94%) SonarQube
7 43 (3.85%) Selenium
8 30 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (2.50%) CircleCI
10 27 (2.42%) GitLab
11 26 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (1.97%) Visual Studio
14 21 (1.88%) Spinnaker
15 19 (1.70%) Postman
15 19 (1.70%) SpecFlow
16 17 (1.52%) Cucumber
17 16 (1.43%) Bitbucket
17 16 (1.43%) Grunt
17 16 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 309 (27.64%) Finance
2 151 (13.51%) Social Skills
3 66 (5.90%) Retail
4 64 (5.72%) Banking
5 46 (4.11%) Influencing Skills
5 46 (4.11%) Presentation Skills
5 46 (4.11%) Publishing
6 42 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.24%) Marketing
8 22 (1.97%) Games
8 22 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.43%) Law
10 15 (1.34%) Advertising
11 14 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.07%) Public Sector
13 11 (0.98%) Front Office
14 10 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 9 (0.81%) Back Office
16 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 333 (29.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 249 (22.27%) Developer
3 86 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 85 (7.60%) Senior DevOps
5 81 (7.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 72 (6.44%) Senior Developer
7 68 (6.08%) Architect
8 61 (5.46%) AWS DevOps
9 60 (5.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 56 (5.01%) Technical Leader
11 55 (4.92%) Java Developer
12 54 (4.83%) Security Engineer
13 53 (4.74%) Cloud Engineer
14 45 (4.03%) Lead DevOps
14 45 (4.03%) Software Engineer
15 44 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
16 43 (3.85%) Lead Developer
17 41 (3.67%) C# Developer
18 38 (3.40%) Lead DevOps Engineer
19 35 (3.13%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (13.95%) .NET
2 100 (8.94%) Kafka
3 99 (8.86%) React
4 94 (8.41%) Node.js
5 84 (7.51%) Web Services
6 70 (6.26%) CSS
7 59 (5.28%) Spring
8 56 (5.01%) .NET Core
8 56 (5.01%) AngularJS
9 54 (4.83%) JSON
10 51 (4.56%) .NET Framework
11 50 (4.47%) HTML
12 47 (4.20%) OAuth
12 47 (4.20%) RESTful
13 46 (4.11%) ASP.NET
14 44 (3.94%) OAuth2
14 44 (3.94%) OpenID
15 41 (3.67%) Spring Boot
16 33 (2.95%) jQuery
17 30 (2.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (3.85%) Cloud Native
2 41 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.59%) User Experience
5 26 (2.33%) Equities
6 22 (1.97%) N-Tier
7 20 (1.79%) Derivative
7 20 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 16 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.34%) Legacy Code
11 14 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.98%) Legacy Systems
14 10 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.89%) Social Media
15 9 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.81%) SWIFT
16 8 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 167 (14.94%) Linux
2 66 (5.90%) Windows
3 45 (4.03%) Unix
4 26 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.34%) Android
6 15 (1.34%) CentOS
7 13 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.36%) VMS
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 2 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (27.28%) Infrastructure as Code
3 229 (20.48%) Microservices
4 228 (20.39%) Software Engineering
5 134 (11.99%) Test Automation
6 125 (11.18%) Fintech
7 124 (11.09%) Scrum
8 109 (9.75%) TDD
9 98 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (8.05%) Full Stack Development
11 85 (7.60%) MVC
12 83 (7.42%) Analytics
13 82 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (6.98%) OO
15 76 (6.80%) Mentoring
16 74 (6.62%) Coaching
17 71 (6.35%) OWASP
18 68 (6.08%) SDLC
19 67 (5.99%) Migration
20 66 (5.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 410 (36.67%) Python
2 316 (28.26%) Java
3 250 (22.36%) C#
4 214 (19.14%) SQL
5 172 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 145 (12.97%) Bash Shell
7 132 (11.81%) PowerShell
8 91 (8.14%) Go
9 71 (6.35%) Scala
10 69 (6.17%) C++
11 38 (3.40%) Kotlin
12 35 (3.13%) PHP
12 35 (3.13%) TypeScript
13 27 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.70%) Ruby
15 18 (1.61%) Java 8
16 17 (1.52%) VBA
17 15 (1.34%) C
18 14 (1.25%) Perl
19 13 (1.16%) Rust
Qualifications
1 96 (8.59%) Degree
2 49 (4.38%) Master's Degree
3 18 (1.61%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.72%) ISEB
7 7 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.36%) CCNA
11 3 (0.27%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.27%) OSCP
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.18%) OCP
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (9.66%) QA
2 49 (4.38%) GDPR
3 22 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.16%) SLA
5 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.72%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.45%) PMO
8 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.18%) NIST
10 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.089%) SEPA
System Software
1 453 (40.52%) Docker
2 37 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.72%) XenApp
7 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.18%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.089%) KVM
8 1 (0.089%) LXC
8 1 (0.089%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 455 (40.70%) Kubernetes
2 409 (36.58%) Terraform
3 163 (14.58%) Ansible
4 101 (9.03%) Puppet
5 44 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (3.76%) Prometheus
7 36 (3.22%) Grafana
8 11 (0.98%) Nagios
9 8 (0.72%) EdgeSight
9 8 (0.72%) SCCM
9 8 (0.72%) SCOM
9 8 (0.72%) SCOrch
9 8 (0.72%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.63%) Istio
11 5 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.36%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.36%) Kibana
13 3 (0.27%) Mesos
13 3 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 163 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.99%) Oracle
3 62 (5.55%) Google
4 18 (1.61%) Fidessa
5 17 (1.52%) VMware
6 14 (1.25%) Databricks
7 13 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 11 (0.98%) HP
8 11 (0.98%) Splunk
9 10 (0.89%) Citrix
9 10 (0.89%) LogicMonitor
9 10 (0.89%) NetApp
9 10 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.72%) Palo Alto
12 7 (0.63%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.45%) Murex
13 5 (0.45%) Sage
13 5 (0.45%) SAP
13 5 (0.45%) Sun