Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 235 298
Rank change year-on-year +9 +63 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 70 97 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.82% 0.94% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.99% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 95 41
Median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £100,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%

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 8,119 9,843 10,324
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 95.41% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,046 8,758 9,103
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +0.84%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 7 April 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 7 April 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 70 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (68.57%) Docker
3 44 (62.86%) Terraform
4 41 (58.57%) Kubernetes
5 38 (54.29%) Python
6 36 (51.43%) AWS
7 32 (45.71%) Linux
8 30 (42.86%) Ansible
9 23 (32.86%) GCP
9 23 (32.86%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (31.43%) Java
11 21 (30.00%) Azure
12 19 (27.14%) Finance
12 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (24.29%) Puppet
14 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
14 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
15 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
16 12 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
17 11 (15.71%) Banking
17 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
18 10 (14.29%) Google
18 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
19 9 (12.86%) Fintech
19 9 (12.86%) Salt
19 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
19 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
20 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
20 8 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation

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 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.43%) Ethereum
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) nginx
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 36 (51.43%) AWS
2 23 (32.86%) GCP
3 21 (30.00%) Azure
4 8 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (10.00%) Serverless
6 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (4.29%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (4.29%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (4.29%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (4.29%) CloudFront
7 3 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.86%) GitHub
8 2 (2.86%) IaaS
8 2 (2.86%) PaaS
9 1 (1.43%) Datadog
9 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) BGP
1 1 (1.43%) DHCP
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) OSPF
1 1 (1.43%) SAN
1 1 (1.43%) SSH
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Blockchain
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.86%) GitLab
5 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.43%) Ant
6 1 (1.43%) Gradle
6 1 (1.43%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.43%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Back Office
4 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.29%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Node.js
2 6 (8.57%) Spring
3 5 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (5.71%) J2EE
4 4 (5.71%) J2SE
4 4 (5.71%) JDBC
4 4 (5.71%) Lambda Expressions
5 2 (2.86%) YAML
6 1 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Derivative
3 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.86%) Online Games
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) CentOS
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Android
3 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
7 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.86%) Fintech
8 8 (11.43%) DevSecOps
9 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.00%) Data Science
9 7 (10.00%) Migration
10 6 (8.57%) Microservices
10 6 (8.57%) Open Source
10 6 (8.57%) SDLC
10 6 (8.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 5 (7.14%) Investment Management
11 5 (7.14%) Project Delivery
12 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) Python
2 22 (31.43%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) C#
6 6 (8.57%) SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.29%) Go
10 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.43%) C++
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) Java 8
11 1 (1.43%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
1 4 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.43%) CCNP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (68.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) NFS
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (62.86%) Terraform
2 41 (58.57%) Kubernetes
3 30 (42.86%) Ansible
4 23 (32.86%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (24.29%) Puppet
6 9 (12.86%) Salt
7 7 (10.00%) Marathon
7 7 (10.00%) Mesos
8 2 (2.86%) Rancher
9 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.43%) Grafana
9 1 (1.43%) Kibana
9 1 (1.43%) Matomo
9 1 (1.43%) Nagios
9 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Incapsula
4 2 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.43%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.43%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.43%) Spotify
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase