Period
to 19 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 155 226
Rank change year-on-year -16 +71 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 86 45 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.24% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.33% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 95
10th Percentile £72,500 £61,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £82,500 £71,625 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +3.23%
75th Percentile £97,500 £89,375 £97,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £96,250 £118,000
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £83,750 £79,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.35% -0.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,572 3,372 9,506
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 93.28% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,947 2,956 8,407
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the City of London

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, Senior DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 78 (90.70%) Docker
3 77 (89.53%) Terraform
4 70 (81.40%) AWS
5 60 (69.77%) Python
6 54 (62.79%) Kubernetes
7 48 (55.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 41 (47.67%) Ansible
9 34 (39.53%) Jenkins
10 31 (36.05%) Java
11 30 (34.88%) Bash Shell
12 28 (32.56%) GCP
13 24 (27.91%) Fintech
14 22 (25.58%) Linux
15 21 (24.42%) Amazon ECS
16 20 (23.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (23.26%) Azure
17 19 (22.09%) Serverless
18 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
19 16 (18.60%) OO
19 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (18.60%) Retail
20 15 (17.44%) Go
20 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
21 14 (16.28%) Prometheus
22 13 (15.12%) Unix
23 11 (12.79%) Artificial Intelligence
24 10 (11.63%) SaaS
24 10 (11.63%) AWS Fargate
25 9 (10.47%) Kafka

Senior DevOps Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.16%) IIS
1 1 (1.16%) nginx
1 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.16%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 70 (81.40%) AWS
2 28 (32.56%) GCP
3 21 (24.42%) Amazon ECS
4 20 (23.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (23.26%) Azure
5 19 (22.09%) Serverless
6 10 (11.63%) AWS Fargate
6 10 (11.63%) SaaS
7 7 (8.14%) IaaS
8 6 (6.98%) PaaS
9 5 (5.81%) GitHub
10 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (3.49%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
10 3 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (3.49%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (1.16%) GitHub Actions
11 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) AMQP
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.33%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.16%) ArangoDB
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (39.53%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) CircleCI
3 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.33%) GitLab
5 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (18.60%) Retail
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Social Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) Kafka
2 8 (9.30%) .NET
3 5 (5.81%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (5.81%) Spring
3 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.49%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.49%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) ARM Templates
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) boto
5 1 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Equities
3 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) CentOS
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (55.81%) Infrastructure as Code
3 24 (27.91%) Fintech
4 17 (19.77%) E-Commerce
5 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.60%) OO
6 11 (12.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (10.47%) Investment Management
7 9 (10.47%) Migration
8 7 (8.14%) Microservices
8 7 (8.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.98%) Data Development
10 5 (5.81%) Decision-Making
10 5 (5.81%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.81%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (4.65%) Data Science
12 3 (3.49%) Analytics
12 3 (3.49%) Architecture Governance
12 3 (3.49%) Automated Trading
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) Python
2 31 (36.05%) Java
3 30 (34.88%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.44%) Go
4 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.47%) SQL
6 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.65%) C#
7 4 (4.65%) Ruby
8 3 (3.49%) Groovy
9 2 (2.33%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Java 8
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 78 (90.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (89.53%) Terraform
2 54 (62.79%) Kubernetes
3 41 (47.67%) Ansible
4 14 (16.28%) Prometheus
5 8 (9.30%) Grafana
6 7 (8.14%) Puppet
7 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.49%) Nagios
8 3 (3.49%) Packer
9 2 (2.33%) Salt
10 1 (1.16%) Consul
Vendors
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Google
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.16%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase
4 1 (1.16%) VMware