Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 43 83
Rank change year-on-year +21 +40 +101
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 842 561 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.07% 5.25% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 5.88% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 781 510 481
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £91,375 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

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 9,483 9,534 12,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.85% 89.21% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8,465 8,665 11,223
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 2 £85,000 -
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 398 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (35.27%) Amazon AWS
3 287 (34.09%) Finance
4 284 (33.73%) Linux
5 266 (31.59%) Java
6 240 (28.50%) Docker
7 237 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
8 224 (26.60%) Python
9 219 (26.01%) Ansible
10 216 (25.65%) Puppet
11 173 (20.55%) Microservices
12 168 (19.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 157 (18.65%) .NET
14 148 (17.58%) SQL
14 148 (17.58%) Jenkins
15 147 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
16 139 (16.51%) Windows
17 134 (15.91%) C#
18 133 (15.80%) TDD
19 132 (15.68%) Configuration Management
20 123 (14.61%) Ruby
21 122 (14.49%) Software Engineering
22 121 (14.37%) Microsoft
23 117 (13.90%) Banking
24 116 (13.78%) SQL Server
25 115 (13.66%) Scrum
26 109 (12.95%) PowerShell
26 109 (12.95%) Git (software)
27 108 (12.83%) JavaScript
28 106 (12.59%) Continuous Delivery

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 50 (5.94%) Apache
2 45 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (4.87%) IIS
3 41 (4.87%) SharePoint
4 39 (4.63%) Confluence
5 36 (4.28%) Apache Spark
6 29 (3.44%) nginx
7 28 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 23 (2.73%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.90%) JBoss
10 10 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.19%) CMS
10 10 (1.19%) Ethereum
11 9 (1.07%) Anypoint
11 9 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.83%) Jetty
12 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.71%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) HipChat
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.48%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.24%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 297 (35.27%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (19.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (5.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 46 (5.46%) GitHub
5 44 (5.23%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (4.87%) Office 365
7 36 (4.28%) PaaS
8 35 (4.16%) SaaS
9 34 (4.04%) IaaS
10 30 (3.56%) Amazon S3
11 26 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (2.26%) Serverless
14 18 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
16 13 (1.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.04%) Firewall
2 29 (3.44%) DNS
3 22 (2.61%) DHCP
3 22 (2.61%) VPN
4 21 (2.49%) WAN
5 18 (2.14%) Internet
6 12 (1.43%) DMZ
6 12 (1.43%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.19%) Skype
8 8 (0.95%) NetScaler
8 8 (0.95%) Network Security
9 6 (0.71%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.71%) LAN
10 5 (0.59%) SSL
11 4 (0.48%) Intranet
12 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.36%) HTTP
12 3 (0.36%) LDAP
12 3 (0.36%) VLAN
13 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.26%) Big Data
3 73 (8.67%) MySQL
4 65 (7.72%) NoSQL
5 62 (7.36%) MongoDB
6 45 (5.34%) Blockchain
7 40 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 25 (2.97%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.61%) Redis
13 21 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
14 20 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
15 18 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 17 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
18 13 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 148 (17.58%) Jenkins
2 109 (12.95%) Git (software)
3 83 (9.86%) TeamCity
4 73 (8.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 64 (7.60%) JIRA
6 57 (6.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 48 (5.70%) Maven
8 40 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 23 (2.73%) MSBuild
11 22 (2.61%) Subversion
12 20 (2.38%) Visual Studio
13 19 (2.26%) Gradle
14 18 (2.14%) NuGet
15 14 (1.66%) GitLab
15 14 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (1.54%) Vagrant
17 12 (1.43%) Bitbucket
17 12 (1.43%) Hudson
18 11 (1.31%) Selenium
General
1 287 (34.09%) Finance
2 117 (13.90%) Banking
3 36 (4.28%) Games
4 24 (2.85%) Retail
5 23 (2.73%) Front Office
5 23 (2.73%) Law
6 20 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.38%) Publishing
7 15 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.31%) Marketing
9 9 (1.07%) Back Office
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
11 4 (0.48%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 228 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 214 (25.42%) Developer
3 94 (11.16%) Java Developer
4 69 (8.19%) Architect
5 43 (5.11%) Lead Developer
6 42 (4.99%) Senior DevOps
6 42 (4.99%) Software Engineer
6 42 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (4.75%) .NET Developer
7 40 (4.75%) Senior Developer
8 39 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 35 (4.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 32 (3.80%) Associate Director
11 31 (3.68%) C# Developer
12 30 (3.56%) Analyst
12 30 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (3.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 28 (3.33%) Games Developer
14 28 (3.33%) Java Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (18.65%) .NET
2 103 (12.23%) REST
3 86 (10.21%) Web Services
4 78 (9.26%) Node.js
5 64 (7.60%) ASP.NET
6 54 (6.41%) Spring
7 52 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (5.94%) AngularJS
9 49 (5.82%) React
10 42 (4.99%) HTML
10 42 (4.99%) RESTful
11 40 (4.75%) CSS
12 35 (4.16%) JMS
12 35 (4.16%) Ruby on Rails
13 33 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (3.80%) Kafka
15 25 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
16 24 (2.85%) HTML5
17 22 (2.61%) Django
18 21 (2.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.40%) Fintech
2 48 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.16%) Data Centre
5 32 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.56%) User Experience
8 24 (2.85%) Equities
9 23 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.73%) Virtual Team
10 18 (2.14%) Data Structures
10 18 (2.14%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.90%) Online Banking
12 15 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.19%) Bitcoin
14 10 (1.19%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 284 (33.73%) Linux
2 139 (16.51%) Windows
3 57 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 51 (6.06%) CentOS
5 46 (5.46%) Unix
6 34 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (3.80%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.66%) Debian
9 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.59%) VMS
12 4 (0.48%) AIX
12 4 (0.48%) Android
12 4 (0.48%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.24%) Solaris
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.12%) Fedora
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
3 173 (20.55%) Microservices
4 133 (15.80%) TDD
5 132 (15.68%) Configuration Management
6 122 (14.49%) Software Engineering
7 115 (13.66%) Scrum
8 106 (12.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 95 (11.28%) Test Automation
10 65 (7.72%) SDLC
11 58 (6.89%) OO
12 53 (6.29%) MVC
13 52 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 49 (5.82%) BDD
14 49 (5.82%) Multithreading
14 49 (5.82%) Open Source
15 48 (5.70%) Mentoring
16 47 (5.58%) Migration
16 47 (5.58%) Software Delivery
17 46 (5.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (31.59%) Java
2 224 (26.60%) Python
3 148 (17.58%) SQL
4 134 (15.91%) C#
5 123 (14.61%) Ruby
6 109 (12.95%) PowerShell
7 108 (12.83%) JavaScript
8 93 (11.05%) Bash Shell
9 74 (8.79%) Perl
10 44 (5.23%) T-SQL
11 41 (4.87%) PHP
12 40 (4.75%) Shell Script
13 38 (4.51%) Go
14 25 (2.97%) Scala
15 24 (2.85%) C++
16 20 (2.38%) VB
17 10 (1.19%) Solidity
18 8 (0.95%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.83%) Clojure
19 7 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (9.50%) Degree
2 20 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.71%) MCSE
5 5 (0.59%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.59%) PhD
6 3 (0.36%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (0.36%) MCSA
6 3 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) CCA
7 2 (0.24%) CCIE
7 2 (0.24%) CCNP
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.24%) MCTS
7 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.62%) QA
2 6 (0.71%) SLA
3 5 (0.59%) PMO
4 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) GCP
6 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.24%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) MiFID
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 240 (28.50%) Docker
2 39 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.19%) LXC
6 8 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.48%) HDFS
7 4 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.48%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.48%) XenApp
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.36%) Xen
9 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.24%) iptables
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.24%) Varnish
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 219 (26.01%) Ansible
2 216 (25.65%) Puppet
3 147 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (12.23%) Kubernetes
5 100 (11.88%) Terraform
6 36 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (3.80%) Nagios
8 15 (1.78%) Kibana
8 15 (1.78%) Mesos
8 15 (1.78%) Salt
9 13 (1.54%) logstash
10 12 (1.43%) Grafana
10 12 (1.43%) Packer
10 12 (1.43%) SCCM
11 10 (1.19%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.07%) SCOM
13 8 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.83%) vRealize
15 6 (0.71%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.71%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 121 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.34%) VMware
3 44 (5.23%) Red Hat
4 39 (4.63%) Splunk
5 31 (3.68%) Google
6 23 (2.73%) Cisco
6 23 (2.73%) TIBCO
7 21 (2.49%) IBM
8 20 (2.38%) New Relic
9 19 (2.26%) Oracle
10 17 (2.02%) Sybase
11 16 (1.90%) Citrix
12 14 (1.66%) StreamBase
13 10 (1.19%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.07%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.07%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.07%) webMethods
15 8 (0.95%) Rackspace
16 6 (0.71%) Apple
16 6 (0.71%) BT