Period
to 20 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 145 222
Rank change year-on-year -5 +77 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 104 54 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.41% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 98 50 106
10th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £82,500 £74,063 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% +1.59%
75th Percentile £97,188 £93,438 £93,125
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,500 £113,750
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

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 5,455 3,591 9,656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.22% 93.49% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,854 3,113 8,595
10th Percentile £41,250 £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 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in the City of London

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in the City of London

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, Senior DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) DevOps
2 94 (90.38%) Terraform
3 91 (87.50%) Docker
4 78 (75.00%) AWS
5 68 (65.38%) Kubernetes
6 63 (60.58%) Python
7 57 (54.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 48 (46.15%) Ansible
9 46 (44.23%) Jenkins
10 38 (36.54%) Fintech
11 33 (31.73%) GCP
11 33 (31.73%) Bash Shell
12 30 (28.85%) Azure
12 30 (28.85%) Linux
13 29 (27.88%) Java
14 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (24.04%) Serverless
15 21 (20.19%) Amazon ECS
15 21 (20.19%) OO
16 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
17 19 (18.27%) Go
18 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
18 18 (17.31%) Prometheus
19 16 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
19 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
20 15 (14.42%) SQL
20 15 (14.42%) .NET
20 15 (14.42%) Artificial Intelligence
21 14 (13.46%) Retail
22 13 (12.50%) Microservices

Senior DevOps 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 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) nginx
2 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (75.00%) AWS
2 33 (31.73%) GCP
3 30 (28.85%) Azure
4 25 (24.04%) Serverless
5 21 (20.19%) Amazon ECS
6 16 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (10.58%) PaaS
8 10 (9.62%) SaaS
9 8 (7.69%) AWS Fargate
10 7 (6.73%) IaaS
11 5 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (4.81%) Azure App Service
11 5 (4.81%) Azure Functions
11 5 (4.81%) Azure Key Vault
11 5 (4.81%) Azure Service Bus
11 5 (4.81%) Azure Service Fabric
11 5 (4.81%) Azure Storage
11 5 (4.81%) GitHub
12 4 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) DNS
2 4 (3.85%) AMQP
3 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.92%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.96%) ArangoDB
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (44.23%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.58%) CircleCI
3 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.85%) GitLab
5 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (13.46%) Retail
2 11 (10.58%) Social Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Finance
4 4 (3.85%) Online Betting
4 4 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) .NET
2 11 (10.58%) Kafka
3 9 (8.65%) .NET Core
4 6 (5.77%) Spring
4 6 (5.77%) Spring Boot
5 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.81%) ARM Templates
5 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.81%) CSS
5 5 (4.81%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (4.81%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.81%) jQuery
5 5 (4.81%) React
5 5 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (4.81%) Web Services
6 4 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.96%) boto
8 1 (0.96%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
1 5 (4.81%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.85%) Cloud Native
2 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (0.96%) Equities
3 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.85%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) CentOS
4 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (54.81%) Infrastructure as Code
3 38 (36.54%) Fintech
4 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.19%) OO
6 18 (17.31%) E-Commerce
7 15 (14.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (12.50%) Microservices
9 10 (9.62%) Data Development
9 10 (9.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 9 (8.65%) Migration
11 8 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (6.73%) Investment Management
12 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.58%) Python
2 33 (31.73%) Bash Shell
3 29 (27.88%) Java
4 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.27%) Go
6 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 15 (14.42%) SQL
8 10 (9.62%) C#
9 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.85%) Ruby
11 3 (2.88%) C++
11 3 (2.88%) Groovy
12 2 (1.92%) Java 8
13 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 91 (87.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (90.38%) Terraform
2 68 (65.38%) Kubernetes
3 48 (46.15%) Ansible
4 18 (17.31%) Prometheus
5 12 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (8.65%) Puppet
7 8 (7.69%) Grafana
8 4 (3.85%) Nagios
8 4 (3.85%) Packer
9 2 (1.92%) Salt
10 1 (0.96%) Consul
Vendors
1 5 (4.81%) Nintex
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle
2 4 (3.85%) Splunk
3 3 (2.88%) AppDynamics
3 3 (2.88%) Google
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.96%) VMware