Period
to 4 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 232 269
Rank change year-on-year +86 +37 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 62 97 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 0.97% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.02% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 77 111 87
Median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +13.79%
10th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £109,250 £120,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.47%

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 3,855 9,532 10,704
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 95.45% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,367 8,262 9,584
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.93%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020, 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 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 42 (67.74%) Kubernetes
3 41 (66.13%) Terraform
4 36 (58.06%) AWS
5 34 (54.84%) Docker
6 30 (48.39%) Python
7 23 (37.10%) Ansible
8 21 (33.87%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (33.87%) Puppet
9 20 (32.26%) Infrastructure as Code
9 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (29.03%) Azure
10 18 (29.03%) Java
10 18 (29.03%) Linux
11 17 (27.42%) Configuration Management
12 16 (25.81%) Finance
12 16 (25.81%) Bash Shell
12 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
12 16 (25.81%) Microservices
13 15 (24.19%) GCP
13 15 (24.19%) Cloud Native
13 15 (24.19%) Fintech
14 11 (17.74%) Go
15 10 (16.13%) IaaS
15 10 (16.13%) Software Delivery
15 10 (16.13%) B2C
16 9 (14.52%) PaaS
16 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
16 9 (14.52%) Auto-Scaling
17 8 (12.90%) SaaS

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 7 (11.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 36 (58.06%) AWS
2 18 (29.03%) Azure
3 15 (24.19%) GCP
4 10 (16.13%) IaaS
5 9 (14.52%) PaaS
6 8 (12.90%) SaaS
7 7 (11.29%) Akamai
7 7 (11.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (11.29%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (4.84%) Stackdriver
10 2 (3.23%) GitHub
11 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.61%) Datadog
11 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) DNS
2 6 (9.68%) Network Security
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) MySQL
1 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) HBase
3 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.45%) GitLab
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Publishing
3 6 (9.68%) Public Sector
4 5 (8.06%) Advertising
5 3 (4.84%) Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
2 7 (11.29%) YAML
3 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.23%) Kafka
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) OAuth
4 1 (1.61%) SAML
4 1 (1.61%) Sensu
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Cloud Native
2 7 (11.29%) FMCG
3 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.84%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (27.42%) Configuration Management
4 16 (25.81%) Microservices
5 15 (24.19%) Fintech
6 10 (16.13%) B2C
6 10 (16.13%) Software Delivery
7 9 (14.52%) Auto-Scaling
8 7 (11.29%) B2B
8 7 (11.29%) Business Transformation
8 7 (11.29%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (11.29%) Kanban
8 7 (11.29%) Migration
8 7 (11.29%) Resource Management
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Python
2 18 (29.03%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.74%) Go
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) Kotlin
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) AWS Certification
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Docker
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 42 (67.74%) Kubernetes
2 41 (66.13%) Terraform
3 23 (37.10%) Ansible
4 21 (33.87%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (33.87%) Puppet
5 8 (12.90%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (8.06%) Salt
7 4 (6.45%) Grafana
8 3 (4.84%) Istio
9 1 (1.61%) Ambari
9 1 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.61%) Oozie
9 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Adobe
2 7 (11.29%) hybris
2 7 (11.29%) New Relic
2 7 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (11.29%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.61%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase