Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 1,144 781 1,532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 20.33% 14.25% 14.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.34% 15.12% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 693 1,414
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £49,825
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,250 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £111,375 £105,000 £102,500
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 5,360 5,166 9,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.27% 94.29% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,784 4,546 8,625
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +1.56%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £98,750 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 4 £80,000 +12.28%
DevOps
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 567 (49.56%) Azure
2 536 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (44.67%) AWS
4 476 (41.61%) Docker
5 466 (40.73%) Kubernetes
6 443 (38.72%) Terraform
7 348 (30.42%) Python
8 305 (26.66%) Microservices
9 298 (26.05%) Finance
10 286 (25.00%) SQL
11 280 (24.48%) Infrastructure as Code
12 278 (24.30%) C#
13 274 (23.95%) Java
14 269 (23.51%) Jenkins
15 240 (20.98%) Ansible
16 208 (18.18%) .NET
17 207 (18.09%) JavaScript
18 187 (16.35%) Linux
18 187 (16.35%) Test Automation
19 186 (16.26%) Software Engineering
19 186 (16.26%) GCP
20 182 (15.91%) SQL Server
21 174 (15.21%) Social Skills
22 168 (14.69%) PowerShell
23 167 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
24 166 (14.51%) Fintech
25 151 (13.20%) React
26 147 (12.85%) Git (software)
26 147 (12.85%) Serverless
27 137 (11.98%) OO

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 76 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.37%) Apache Spark
3 45 (3.93%) Confluence
4 20 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.40%) CMS
6 12 (1.05%) IIS
7 9 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.17%) nginx
10 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.17%) SAS
11 1 (0.087%) Apache
11 1 (0.087%) GemFire
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.087%) Traefik
11 1 (0.087%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.26%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.087%) Mingle
3 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.087%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 567 (49.56%) Azure
2 511 (44.67%) AWS
3 186 (16.26%) GCP
4 147 (12.85%) Serverless
5 113 (9.88%) PaaS
6 70 (6.12%) IaaS
7 68 (5.94%) Power Platform
8 67 (5.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 65 (5.68%) Azure Service Bus
10 62 (5.42%) Azure App Service
11 60 (5.24%) Azure Key Vault
11 60 (5.24%) Azure Service Fabric
12 54 (4.72%) SaaS
13 47 (4.11%) Azure Storage
14 45 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 45 (3.93%) GitHub
15 42 (3.67%) Azure Functions
16 40 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
17 34 (2.97%) Amazon ECS
17 34 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.75%) Firewall
2 16 (1.40%) Network Security
3 15 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.96%) FTP
5 7 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (0.61%) Multicast
6 6 (0.52%) DNS
6 6 (0.52%) WAN
7 5 (0.44%) SAN
7 5 (0.44%) tcpdump
7 5 (0.44%) VPN
8 4 (0.35%) AMQP
9 3 (0.26%) LAN
9 3 (0.26%) SD-WAN
9 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.26%) Wireless
9 3 (0.26%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.17%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.74%) NoSQL
3 68 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 62 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (5.07%) Big Data
6 56 (4.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 55 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 53 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 48 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 47 (4.11%) Power BI
11 26 (2.27%) MySQL
11 26 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (2.19%) Apache Hive
12 25 (2.19%) Data Lake
13 24 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.57%) Tableau
16 15 (1.31%) RDBMS
17 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 269 (23.51%) Jenkins
2 147 (12.85%) Git (software)
3 98 (8.57%) JIRA
4 64 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (5.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 50 (4.37%) CircleCI
8 47 (4.11%) TeamCity
9 41 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 40 (3.50%) Selenium
11 38 (3.32%) GitLab
12 34 (2.97%) SonarQube
13 21 (1.84%) Cucumber
14 20 (1.75%) Bitbucket
15 18 (1.57%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.22%) Travis CI
17 13 (1.14%) Cypress.io
18 11 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
19 10 (0.87%) Artifactory
19 10 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 298 (26.05%) Finance
2 174 (15.21%) Social Skills
3 91 (7.95%) Banking
4 66 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
6 35 (3.06%) Games
6 35 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
7 34 (2.97%) Retail
8 29 (2.53%) Investment Banking
9 24 (2.10%) Marketing
10 17 (1.49%) Front Office
11 14 (1.22%) Public Sector
12 13 (1.14%) Advertising
12 13 (1.14%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.70%) Law
14 8 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (0.61%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.61%) Publishing
16 6 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 345 (30.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 264 (23.08%) Developer
3 118 (10.31%) Senior DevOps
4 103 (9.00%) AWS Engineer
5 102 (8.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 96 (8.39%) C# Developer
7 87 (7.60%) Senior Developer
8 85 (7.43%) AWS DevOps
9 83 (7.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 68 (5.94%) Azure Engineer
11 61 (5.33%) Azure Developer
11 61 (5.33%) Java Developer
12 57 (4.98%) .NET Developer
12 57 (4.98%) Architect
13 52 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
14 50 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
15 49 (4.28%) Lead DevOps
16 48 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
16 48 (4.20%) Software Engineer
17 46 (4.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (18.18%) .NET
2 151 (13.20%) React
3 120 (10.49%) .NET Core
4 114 (9.97%) Web Services
5 112 (9.79%) CSS
6 98 (8.57%) Node.js
7 92 (8.04%) .NET Framework
8 89 (7.78%) Kafka
9 74 (6.47%) jQuery
10 71 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 68 (5.94%) Entity Framework
12 64 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 61 (5.33%) AngularJS
14 56 (4.90%) JSON
15 55 (4.81%) HTML
16 52 (4.55%) Spring
17 43 (3.76%) ASP.NET
18 42 (3.67%) RESTful
19 38 (3.32%) REST
20 36 (3.15%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (4.90%) N-Tier
3 38 (3.32%) Cloud Native
4 35 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 31 (2.71%) User Experience
6 26 (2.27%) Equities
7 24 (2.10%) Legacy Systems
8 23 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.01%) Reinsurance
9 21 (1.84%) Derivative
10 20 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 19 (1.66%) Legacy Code
12 16 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (1.31%) Social Media
14 11 (0.96%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.87%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
16 8 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 187 (16.35%) Linux
2 80 (6.99%) Windows
3 42 (3.67%) Unix
4 26 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.01%) CentOS
6 20 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.31%) Android
7 15 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.087%) Solaris
13 1 (0.087%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (26.66%) Microservices
3 280 (24.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 187 (16.35%) Test Automation
5 186 (16.26%) Software Engineering
6 167 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
7 166 (14.51%) Fintech
8 137 (11.98%) OO
9 126 (11.01%) TDD
10 119 (10.40%) Mentoring
11 108 (9.44%) Scrum
12 105 (9.18%) MVC
13 101 (8.83%) SOLID
14 96 (8.39%) Migration
15 93 (8.13%) UML
16 88 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
17 83 (7.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 82 (7.17%) Configuration Management
19 77 (6.73%) Analytics
20 75 (6.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 348 (30.42%) Python
2 286 (25.00%) SQL
3 278 (24.30%) C#
4 274 (23.95%) Java
5 207 (18.09%) JavaScript
6 168 (14.69%) PowerShell
7 103 (9.00%) Bash Shell
8 63 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 60 (5.24%) C++
10 56 (4.90%) Go
11 37 (3.23%) Scala
12 36 (3.15%) TypeScript
13 31 (2.71%) Java 8
13 31 (2.71%) Kotlin
14 26 (2.27%) PHP
15 18 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.40%) ES6
16 16 (1.40%) Ruby
17 15 (1.31%) VBA
18 14 (1.22%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 123 (10.75%) Degree
2 43 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.80%) Master's Degree
4 20 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 20 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.79%) ISEB
7 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.26%) CCNA
9 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) ACCA
10 2 (0.17%) CIMA
10 2 (0.17%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.17%) OSCP
11 1 (0.087%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.21%) QA
2 42 (3.67%) GDPR
3 17 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.14%) SLA
5 11 (0.96%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.087%) NIST
8 1 (0.087%) PMO
8 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 476 (41.61%) Docker
2 35 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.087%) HDFS
6 1 (0.087%) Snort
6 1 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 466 (40.73%) Kubernetes
2 443 (38.72%) Terraform
3 240 (20.98%) Ansible
4 123 (10.75%) Puppet
5 98 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (4.72%) Prometheus
7 37 (3.23%) Grafana
8 10 (0.87%) Istio
9 8 (0.70%) Rancher
10 7 (0.61%) Packer
11 6 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.52%) Kibana
12 5 (0.44%) Nagios
12 5 (0.44%) SCOM
13 4 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.35%) SCCM
14 3 (0.26%) Kubeflow
14 3 (0.26%) Salt
15 2 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 118 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.51%) Oracle
3 45 (3.93%) Nintex
4 41 (3.58%) Google
4 41 (3.58%) VMware
5 22 (1.92%) Splunk
6 18 (1.57%) Fidessa
7 17 (1.49%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.31%) Databricks
9 13 (1.14%) Palo Alto
10 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.87%) Cisco
11 9 (0.79%) LogicMonitor
11 9 (0.79%) NetApp
12 8 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.61%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.52%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.52%) SolarWinds
14 6 (0.52%) Sun