Period
to 18 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 205 238
Rank change year-on-year +81 +33 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 118 66 104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.37% 0.91% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 0.97% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 114 61 98
10th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £71,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
75th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £105,750
Central London median annual salary £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.59%

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
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 18 May 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 18 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) DevOps
2 96 (81.36%) Terraform
3 87 (73.73%) Kubernetes
4 77 (65.25%) Docker
5 55 (46.61%) Jenkins
6 50 (42.37%) AWS
6 50 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (41.53%) Python
8 47 (39.83%) Infrastructure as Code
9 42 (35.59%) Fintech
10 38 (32.20%) Linux
11 36 (30.51%) Azure
12 35 (29.66%) Ansible
13 32 (27.12%) Finance
14 29 (24.58%) SQL
15 28 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (23.73%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (23.73%) Microservices
15 28 (23.73%) GCP
16 26 (22.03%) Mentoring
17 25 (21.19%) OO
18 23 (19.49%) .NET
18 23 (19.49%) Opscode Chef
19 22 (18.64%) PowerShell
19 22 (18.64%) C#
20 21 (17.80%) Artificial Intelligence
21 20 (16.95%) Java
21 20 (16.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
22 19 (16.10%) Serverless
23 18 (15.25%) .NET Core

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 14 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (42.37%) AWS
2 36 (30.51%) Azure
3 28 (23.73%) GCP
4 19 (16.10%) Serverless
5 18 (15.25%) PaaS
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (11.86%) Azure App Service
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Functions
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Key Vault
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Service Bus
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Service Fabric
6 14 (11.86%) Azure Storage
7 7 (5.93%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (4.24%) Amazon S3
9 5 (4.24%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (4.24%) IaaS
9 5 (4.24%) SaaS
10 4 (3.39%) GitHub
10 4 (3.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) AMQP
1 4 (3.39%) Firewall
1 4 (3.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) MySQL
2 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.69%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (46.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (11.86%) CircleCI
2 14 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (11.02%) GitLab
4 10 (8.47%) Bitbucket
5 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) Checkstyle
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Banking
3 15 (12.71%) Social Skills
4 6 (5.08%) Online Betting
5 4 (3.39%) Games
5 4 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.54%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) .NET
2 18 (15.25%) .NET Core
3 15 (12.71%) CSS
3 15 (12.71%) React
3 15 (12.71%) Web Services
4 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (11.86%) Entity Framework
4 14 (11.86%) jQuery
4 14 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
6 10 (8.47%) Kafka
7 5 (4.24%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.39%) REST
8 4 (3.39%) Spring
8 4 (3.39%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.85%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.85%) HTML
10 1 (0.85%) HTML5
10 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (11.86%) N-Tier
3 11 (9.32%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.08%) Social Media
5 4 (3.39%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Unix
3 5 (4.24%) Windows
4 3 (2.54%) CentOS
4 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 42 (35.59%) Fintech
5 28 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (23.73%) Deployment Automation
5 28 (23.73%) Microservices
6 26 (22.03%) Mentoring
7 25 (21.19%) OO
8 21 (17.80%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (16.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 17 (14.41%) Test Automation
11 16 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (11.86%) CRM
12 14 (11.86%) Data Development
12 14 (11.86%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 14 (11.86%) MVC
12 14 (11.86%) SOA
12 14 (11.86%) SOLID
12 14 (11.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.53%) Python
2 29 (24.58%) SQL
3 22 (18.64%) C#
3 22 (18.64%) PowerShell
4 20 (16.95%) Java
5 18 (15.25%) Go
5 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.71%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.86%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.54%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 77 (65.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 96 (81.36%) Terraform
2 87 (73.73%) Kubernetes
3 35 (29.66%) Ansible
4 23 (19.49%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (11.86%) Prometheus
6 11 (9.32%) Puppet
7 5 (4.24%) Nagios
7 5 (4.24%) Packer
8 4 (3.39%) Grafana
8 4 (3.39%) Istio
9 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Nintex
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) AppDynamics
3 3 (2.54%) Splunk
4 2 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) VMware