Period
to 18 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 210 247
Rank change year-on-year +73 +37 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 102 60 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.05% 0.83% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.88% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 98 57 89
10th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
25th Percentile £80,313 £75,000 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +13.79%
75th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £108,000
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.40%

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 4,628 6,834 9,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 94.58% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,115 6,000 8,669
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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.

1 102 (100.00%) DevOps
2 85 (83.33%) Kubernetes
3 80 (78.43%) Terraform
4 75 (73.53%) Docker
5 53 (51.96%) Jenkins
6 49 (48.04%) Python
7 48 (47.06%) AWS
8 45 (44.12%) Infrastructure as Code
9 42 (41.18%) Fintech
10 38 (37.25%) Linux
11 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (34.31%) Ansible
13 32 (31.37%) Finance
14 28 (27.45%) GCP
15 22 (21.57%) Azure
16 21 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
17 20 (19.61%) Java
18 18 (17.65%) Go
18 18 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 16 (15.69%) Banking
20 15 (14.71%) SQL
20 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
20 15 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
21 14 (13.73%) Deployment Automation
21 14 (13.73%) Data Development
21 14 (13.73%) Prometheus
21 14 (13.73%) CircleCI
21 14 (13.73%) Microservices
21 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
22 13 (12.75%) GitLab

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 (0.98%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 48 (47.06%) AWS
2 28 (27.45%) GCP
3 22 (21.57%) Azure
4 7 (6.86%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.90%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (4.90%) IaaS
6 5 (4.90%) SaaS
6 5 (4.90%) Serverless
7 4 (3.92%) Datadog
7 4 (3.92%) GitHub
7 4 (3.92%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.92%) PaaS
7 4 (3.92%) Stackdriver
8 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.98%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (0.98%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.98%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.98%) AWS KMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) AMQP
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
1 4 (3.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) MySQL
1 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.96%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (51.96%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.73%) CircleCI
3 13 (12.75%) GitLab
4 10 (9.80%) Bitbucket
5 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.98%) Checkstyle
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Social Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Games
4 4 (3.92%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) Kafka
2 9 (8.82%) .NET
3 5 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (3.92%) .NET Core
4 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.92%) REST
4 4 (3.92%) Spring
4 4 (3.92%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.98%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.98%) CSS
6 1 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.98%) HTML5
6 1 (0.98%) Node.js
6 1 (0.98%) React
6 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (10.78%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Native
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) CentOS
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) DevOps
2 45 (44.12%) Infrastructure as Code
3 42 (41.18%) Fintech
4 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.73%) Data Development
7 14 (13.73%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (13.73%) Microservices
8 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.76%) Software Deployment
9 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.82%) OO
11 7 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.88%) Machine Learning
13 5 (4.90%) Analytics
13 5 (4.90%) Automated Trading
14 4 (3.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) Python
2 20 (19.61%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) Go
4 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 15 (14.71%) SQL
5 8 (7.84%) C#
5 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 75 (73.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 85 (83.33%) Kubernetes
2 80 (78.43%) Terraform
3 35 (34.31%) Ansible
4 14 (13.73%) Prometheus
5 11 (10.78%) Puppet
6 9 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.90%) Nagios
7 5 (4.90%) Packer
8 4 (3.92%) Grafana
8 4 (3.92%) Istio
9 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle
2 3 (2.94%) AppDynamics
2 3 (2.94%) Splunk
3 2 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.98%) VMware