Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,074 993 1,363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 21.42% 13.53% 13.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.51% 14.35% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 994 849 1,245
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £110,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +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 4,772 6,919 9,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.17% 94.28% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,250 6,061 8,383
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +11 6 £67,500 -5.26%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 507 (47.21%) Azure
2 490 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (44.69%) AWS
4 449 (41.81%) Docker
5 432 (40.22%) Kubernetes
6 423 (39.39%) Terraform
7 343 (31.94%) Microservices
8 295 (27.47%) Python
9 291 (27.09%) SQL
10 275 (25.61%) Jenkins
11 272 (25.33%) Java
12 266 (24.77%) C#
13 260 (24.21%) Finance
14 250 (23.28%) Infrastructure as Code
15 232 (21.60%) .NET
16 228 (21.23%) Ansible
17 224 (20.86%) JavaScript
18 220 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
19 218 (20.30%) Test Automation
20 188 (17.50%) Fintech
21 181 (16.85%) SQL Server
22 180 (16.76%) Linux
23 169 (15.74%) OO
24 156 (14.53%) React
25 155 (14.43%) CSS
25 155 (14.43%) Web Services
26 154 (14.34%) PowerShell
27 142 (13.22%) TDD
28 140 (13.04%) Mentoring
28 140 (13.04%) .NET Core

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 99 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.38%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.40%) CMS
4 13 (1.21%) Confluence
4 13 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.65%) EPiServer
6 6 (0.56%) Apache
7 4 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.37%) IIS
8 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.19%) SAS
9 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.093%) Drupal
10 1 (0.093%) JBoss
10 1 (0.093%) nginx
10 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.093%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.093%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.093%) Mingle
5 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 507 (47.21%) Azure
2 480 (44.69%) AWS
3 139 (12.94%) GCP
4 120 (11.17%) PaaS
5 97 (9.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 91 (8.47%) Serverless
7 85 (7.91%) Azure Service Bus
8 81 (7.54%) Azure Key Vault
9 79 (7.36%) Azure App Service
10 78 (7.26%) Azure Service Fabric
11 74 (6.89%) Azure Storage
12 53 (4.93%) SaaS
13 47 (4.38%) Power Platform
14 45 (4.19%) Azure Functions
14 45 (4.19%) IaaS
15 43 (4.00%) GitHub
16 40 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
17 29 (2.70%) Datadog
17 29 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.86%) Firewall
2 15 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.02%) Multicast
3 11 (1.02%) Network Security
4 9 (0.84%) tcpdump
4 9 (0.84%) VPN
5 6 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.47%) SAN
7 4 (0.37%) AMQP
7 4 (0.37%) HTTP
8 3 (0.28%) BGP
8 3 (0.28%) DNS
8 3 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.28%) LAN
8 3 (0.28%) WAN
8 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.19%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.19%) VXLAN
9 2 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.64%) NoSQL
3 68 (6.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 59 (5.49%) Big Data
5 50 (4.66%) Hadoop
6 49 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 40 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.98%) Data Lake
9 32 (2.98%) MySQL
10 27 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (2.51%) Apache Hive
11 20 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.77%) Power BI
13 17 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.40%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 275 (25.61%) Jenkins
2 126 (11.73%) Git (software)
3 90 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 87 (8.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 56 (5.21%) TeamCity
6 51 (4.75%) CircleCI
7 50 (4.66%) JIRA
8 42 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (3.72%) Selenium
10 35 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (3.26%) GitLab
11 27 (2.51%) Cucumber
12 22 (2.05%) Bitbucket
13 21 (1.96%) Travis CI
14 16 (1.49%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.30%) Artifactory
16 13 (1.21%) SonarQube
17 11 (1.02%) NUnit
18 10 (0.93%) Maven
18 10 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 260 (24.21%) Finance
2 129 (12.01%) Social Skills
3 104 (9.68%) Banking
4 71 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.10%) Games
6 24 (2.23%) Public Sector
7 19 (1.77%) Marketing
7 19 (1.77%) Retail
8 16 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
9 15 (1.40%) Front Office
10 14 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.02%) Advertising
11 11 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.93%) Back Office
13 8 (0.74%) Law
13 8 (0.74%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.56%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (30.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 267 (24.86%) Developer
3 118 (10.99%) Senior DevOps
4 115 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 102 (9.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 96 (8.94%) Senior Developer
7 93 (8.66%) AWS Engineer
8 83 (7.73%) AWS DevOps
9 81 (7.54%) Azure Developer
10 80 (7.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 78 (7.26%) .NET Developer
12 69 (6.42%) Java Developer
13 68 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 62 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
14 62 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
15 58 (5.40%) Architect
16 52 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
17 50 (4.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 49 (4.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
19 42 (3.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (21.60%) .NET
2 156 (14.53%) React
3 155 (14.43%) CSS
3 155 (14.43%) Web Services
4 140 (13.04%) .NET Core
5 117 (10.89%) .NET Framework
6 115 (10.71%) jQuery
7 111 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 97 (9.03%) Kafka
9 96 (8.94%) Entity Framework
10 93 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 71 (6.61%) Node.js
12 59 (5.49%) AngularJS
13 58 (5.40%) HTML
14 50 (4.66%) REST
15 44 (4.10%) JSON
16 43 (4.00%) XML
17 39 (3.63%) HTML5
17 39 (3.63%) RESTful
18 36 (3.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.82%) N-Tier
2 64 (5.96%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (3.82%) Reinsurance
4 35 (3.26%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.07%) Cloud Native
6 26 (2.42%) User Experience
7 24 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.12%) Derivative
11 12 (1.12%) Social Media
12 10 (0.93%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.84%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (0.74%) Clustering
14 8 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.74%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.65%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 180 (16.76%) Linux
2 67 (6.24%) Windows
3 41 (3.82%) Unix
4 24 (2.23%) CentOS
5 19 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.77%) Ubuntu
5 19 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.84%) Android
7 8 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (31.94%) Microservices
3 250 (23.28%) Infrastructure as Code
4 220 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 218 (20.30%) Test Automation
6 188 (17.50%) Fintech
7 169 (15.74%) OO
8 142 (13.22%) TDD
9 140 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 132 (12.29%) Deployment Automation
11 130 (12.10%) Software Engineering
12 115 (10.71%) MVC
13 110 (10.24%) Migration
14 108 (10.06%) SOLID
15 93 (8.66%) UML
16 91 (8.47%) SOA
17 86 (8.01%) Scrum
18 79 (7.36%) Configuration Management
18 79 (7.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 77 (7.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 295 (27.47%) Python
2 291 (27.09%) SQL
3 272 (25.33%) Java
4 266 (24.77%) C#
5 224 (20.86%) JavaScript
6 154 (14.34%) PowerShell
7 93 (8.66%) T-SQL
8 91 (8.47%) Bash Shell
9 39 (3.63%) Go
9 39 (3.63%) TypeScript
10 38 (3.54%) Scala
11 30 (2.79%) PHP
12 29 (2.70%) Java 8
13 27 (2.51%) C++
13 27 (2.51%) Kotlin
14 24 (2.23%) Ruby
15 19 (1.77%) ES6
16 16 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.93%) Perl
18 9 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 129 (12.01%) Degree
2 51 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 18 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.58%) AWS Certification
5 11 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.93%) ISEB
6 10 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ACCA
8 2 (0.19%) CCNA
8 2 (0.19%) CIMA
8 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.093%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.75%) QA
2 17 (1.58%) GDPR
3 12 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.093%) COBIT
6 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.093%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.093%) NIST
6 1 (0.093%) PMO
System Software
1 449 (41.81%) Docker
2 43 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.19%) Snort
7 1 (0.093%) HDFS
7 1 (0.093%) Varnish
7 1 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 432 (40.22%) Kubernetes
2 423 (39.39%) Terraform
3 228 (21.23%) Ansible
4 138 (12.85%) Puppet
5 126 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (4.00%) Prometheus
7 39 (3.63%) Grafana
8 14 (1.30%) Rancher
9 12 (1.12%) Istio
10 9 (0.84%) SCCM
11 8 (0.74%) Kibana
11 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.56%) Packer
14 5 (0.47%) Nagios
14 5 (0.47%) SCOM
15 4 (0.37%) Salt
16 3 (0.28%) Kubeflow
16 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 117 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.89%) Nintex
3 45 (4.19%) VMware
4 35 (3.26%) Oracle
5 24 (2.23%) Databricks
6 22 (2.05%) Google
7 21 (1.96%) Splunk
8 10 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 9 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.74%) AppDynamics
10 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.65%) Cisco
11 7 (0.65%) Palo Alto
11 7 (0.65%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.56%) SAP
13 5 (0.47%) Fortinet
13 5 (0.47%) Snow
13 5 (0.47%) Sparx
14 4 (0.37%) Pega
14 4 (0.37%) Sybase