Period
to 3 April 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
England > London
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 97 121
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,623 2,091 1,960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.39% 3.43% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.59% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,966 1,769
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45,339 58,217 66,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.57% 95.41% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36,803 47,664 55,522
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London 0 431 £77,500 +3.33% 94
West London +41 71 £65,000 +13.04% 20
South London +16 63 £67,500 +3.85% 31
East London +19 19 £72,500 +16.00% 15
North London -12 1 £77,000 +18.46% 2
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 London region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 1,623 (100.00%) DevOps
2 963 (59.33%) AWS
3 946 (58.29%) Docker
4 903 (55.64%) Kubernetes
5 896 (55.21%) Terraform
6 834 (51.39%) Python
7 832 (51.26%) Ansible
8 702 (43.25%) Linux
9 583 (35.92%) Azure
10 502 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
11 482 (29.70%) Jenkins
12 453 (27.91%) Infrastructure as Code
13 417 (25.69%) Puppet
14 369 (22.74%) Finance
15 357 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
16 346 (21.32%) Java
17 345 (21.26%) Configuration Management
17 345 (21.26%) GCP
18 328 (20.21%) Bash Shell
19 298 (18.36%) PowerShell
20 290 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
21 251 (15.47%) Windows
22 241 (14.85%) Git (software)
23 240 (14.79%) Fintech
24 233 (14.36%) Ruby
25 222 (13.68%) Microservices
26 212 (13.06%) Go
27 195 (12.01%) Serverless
28 173 (10.66%) AWS CloudFormation
29 167 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 76 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (3.45%) Confluence
3 50 (3.08%) IIS
3 50 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 45 (2.77%) Apache
5 36 (2.22%) Apache Spark
6 28 (1.73%) nginx
7 17 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 12 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
8 12 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.25%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.18%) Apache TomEE
12 3 (0.18%) JBoss
13 1 (0.062%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.062%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.062%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Fuse
13 1 (0.062%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.37%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.062%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.062%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 963 (59.33%) AWS
2 583 (35.92%) Azure
3 345 (21.26%) GCP
4 195 (12.01%) Serverless
5 173 (10.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 141 (8.69%) Amazon EC2
7 125 (7.70%) AWS Lambda
8 99 (6.10%) Amazon S3
9 97 (5.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 89 (5.48%) GitHub
11 85 (5.24%) SaaS
12 84 (5.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 84 (5.18%) Amazon ECS
12 84 (5.18%) PaaS
13 61 (3.76%) IaaS
14 56 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
15 55 (3.39%) Route 53
16 53 (3.27%) Datadog
16 53 (3.27%) OpenShift
17 49 (3.02%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (5.11%) Firewall
2 68 (4.19%) DNS
3 51 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.34%) HTTP
5 32 (1.97%) VPN
6 24 (1.48%) SSL
7 21 (1.29%) Internet
8 14 (0.86%) SSH
9 10 (0.62%) FTP
9 10 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (0.62%) Network Security
9 10 (0.62%) SMTP
10 8 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (0.49%) VoIP
11 7 (0.43%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.37%) RTP
12 6 (0.37%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.18%) LAN
14 3 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.93%) Amazon RDS
2 68 (4.19%) SQL Server
3 64 (3.94%) Big Data
4 63 (3.88%) MySQL
5 61 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 61 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (2.90%) Blockchain
7 34 (2.09%) Hadoop
8 28 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (1.29%) Redis
11 16 (0.99%) Power BI
11 16 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.37%) Data Lake
17 5 (0.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 482 (29.70%) Jenkins
2 241 (14.85%) Git (software)
3 104 (6.41%) TeamCity
4 101 (6.22%) GitLab
5 97 (5.98%) JIRA
6 85 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 74 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 65 (4.00%) Maven
9 54 (3.33%) Bitbucket
10 53 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 52 (3.20%) Vagrant
12 38 (2.34%) SonarQube
13 36 (2.22%) Selenium
13 36 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (2.09%) CircleCI
15 32 (1.97%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (1.60%) Travis CI
18 24 (1.48%) Spinnaker
19 23 (1.42%) Gradle
General
1 369 (22.74%) Finance
2 120 (7.39%) Banking
3 68 (4.19%) Games
4 42 (2.59%) Retail
5 29 (1.79%) Public Sector
6 25 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.23%) Marketing
8 19 (1.17%) Law
9 14 (0.86%) Advertising
10 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.68%) Billing
12 10 (0.62%) Back Office
13 9 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
16 4 (0.25%) Publishing
16 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.18%) Digital Economy
18 2 (0.12%) Front Office
19 1 (0.062%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (9.06%) .NET
2 133 (8.19%) Elastic Stack
3 117 (7.21%) Node.js
4 102 (6.28%) Web Services
5 50 (3.08%) Kafka
6 38 (2.34%) .NET Core
7 25 (1.54%) REST
8 24 (1.48%) RESTful
9 23 (1.42%) React
10 21 (1.29%) YAML
11 20 (1.23%) AngularJS
11 20 (1.23%) ASP.NET
11 20 (1.23%) LAMP
12 17 (1.05%) Middleware
13 16 (0.99%) JSON
14 15 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (0.92%) Lambda Expressions
15 13 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (0.80%) Velocity
16 12 (0.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.04%) Public Cloud
2 59 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 53 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (2.53%) Cloud Native
4 41 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
5 39 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (0.99%) Social Network
9 15 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (0.80%) Renewable Energy
11 12 (0.74%) Clustering
11 12 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (0.74%) Tandem
12 10 (0.62%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.55%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 702 (43.25%) Linux
2 251 (15.47%) Windows
3 84 (5.18%) Unix
4 63 (3.88%) CentOS
5 44 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 38 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.36%) VMS
9 14 (0.86%) Android
10 13 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.80%) CoreOS
11 11 (0.68%) Debian
12 8 (0.49%) zOS
13 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.25%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.18%) Solaris
15 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.062%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,623 (100.00%) DevOps
2 502 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (27.91%) Infrastructure as Code
4 345 (21.26%) Configuration Management
5 290 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
6 240 (14.79%) Fintech
7 222 (13.68%) Microservices
8 167 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 164 (10.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 159 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 133 (8.19%) Open Source
12 124 (7.64%) Test Automation
13 109 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
14 108 (6.65%) Scrum
15 101 (6.22%) Infrastructure Automation
16 99 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 94 (5.79%) SDLC
18 90 (5.55%) Migration
18 90 (5.55%) TDD
19 89 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 834 (51.39%) Python
2 346 (21.32%) Java
3 328 (20.21%) Bash Shell
4 298 (18.36%) PowerShell
5 233 (14.36%) Ruby
6 212 (13.06%) Go
7 161 (9.92%) JavaScript
8 160 (9.86%) SQL
9 142 (8.75%) C#
10 91 (5.61%) C++
11 75 (4.62%) Perl
12 46 (2.83%) Shell Script
13 42 (2.59%) C
14 31 (1.91%) Scala
15 30 (1.85%) Groovy
16 27 (1.66%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.60%) PHP
18 11 (0.68%) TypeScript
19 10 (0.62%) Lua
20 8 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 82 (5.05%) Degree
2 43 (2.65%) AWS Certification
3 30 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.37%) CISSP
7 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (0.31%) CCNP
8 5 (0.31%) CCSP
8 5 (0.31%) PhD
9 4 (0.25%) MCSA
9 4 (0.25%) MCSE
9 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.062%) CASP
12 1 (0.062%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.062%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.05%) QA
2 12 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.62%) SLA
4 7 (0.43%) GDPR
5 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.12%) NIST
8 1 (0.062%) FINRA
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 946 (58.29%) Docker
2 52 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
3 45 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (2.53%) Active Directory
5 29 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.55%) vSphere
8 8 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.49%) Kamailio
9 6 (0.37%) Firmware
9 6 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.25%) etcd
10 4 (0.25%) HDFS
10 4 (0.25%) KVM
11 3 (0.18%) iptables
11 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.12%) LXC
13 1 (0.062%) OpenSSH
13 1 (0.062%) pfSense
13 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 903 (55.64%) Kubernetes
2 896 (55.21%) Terraform
3 832 (51.26%) Ansible
4 417 (25.69%) Puppet
5 357 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (7.46%) Packer
7 98 (6.04%) Prometheus
8 97 (5.98%) Grafana
9 76 (4.68%) Salt
10 50 (3.08%) Consul
11 47 (2.90%) Nagios
12 45 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
13 33 (2.03%) ZABBIX
14 32 (1.97%) Istio
15 31 (1.91%) Mesos
16 30 (1.85%) Graphite
17 21 (1.29%) Marathon
18 19 (1.17%) Kibana
19 18 (1.11%) Icinga
20 17 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 119 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 117 (7.21%) Google
3 87 (5.36%) Splunk
4 60 (3.70%) VMware
5 55 (3.39%) Red Hat
6 45 (2.77%) Atlassian
7 29 (1.79%) Oracle
8 23 (1.42%) Dynatrace
9 22 (1.36%) Citrix
10 21 (1.29%) AppDynamics
11 18 (1.11%) WorldPay
12 15 (0.92%) SaltStack
13 12 (0.74%) FIS
14 11 (0.68%) Black Duck
15 10 (0.62%) CyberArk
15 10 (0.62%) New Relic
16 9 (0.55%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.55%) Sybase
17 8 (0.49%) Incapsula
18 7 (0.43%) IBM