Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 91 97
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,430 1,586 2,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.58% 3.50% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 3.70% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 1,289 1,830
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +4.00%

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 28,795 42,902 57,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.58% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,256 35,255 47,892
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +24 354 £77,500 -3.13% 110
South London +19 66 £70,000 +3.70% 7
East London +16 17 £72,500 - 15
West London +3 14 £80,000 +23.08% 34
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 1,430 (100.00%) DevOps
2 890 (62.24%) AWS
3 887 (62.03%) Terraform
4 819 (57.27%) Kubernetes
5 716 (50.07%) Docker
6 658 (46.01%) Python
7 593 (41.47%) Linux
8 544 (38.04%) Azure
9 543 (37.97%) Ansible
10 505 (35.31%) Jenkins
11 465 (32.52%) Infrastructure as Code
12 457 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
13 318 (22.24%) Puppet
14 301 (21.05%) Finance
15 287 (20.07%) GCP
16 252 (17.62%) Bash Shell
17 248 (17.34%) Configuration Management
18 238 (16.64%) Java
19 224 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
20 213 (14.90%) Fintech
21 199 (13.92%) PowerShell
22 194 (13.57%) Microservices
23 193 (13.50%) Windows
24 192 (13.43%) Go
25 191 (13.36%) Opscode Chef
26 189 (13.22%) Git (software)
27 185 (12.94%) Serverless
28 174 (12.17%) AWS CloudFormation
29 162 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
30 155 (10.84%) GitLab

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 43 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (2.94%) IIS
3 23 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.54%) Confluence
5 15 (1.05%) nginx
6 11 (0.77%) Apache
7 10 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.56%) WordPress
9 7 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.49%) Drupal
10 4 (0.28%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.070%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.070%) CMS
12 1 (0.070%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.070%) JBoss
12 1 (0.070%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.070%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.70%) R3 Corda
3 7 (0.49%) Magento
4 5 (0.35%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.070%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.070%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 890 (62.24%) AWS
2 544 (38.04%) Azure
3 287 (20.07%) GCP
4 185 (12.94%) Serverless
5 174 (12.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 141 (9.86%) GitHub
7 116 (8.11%) Amazon EKS
8 109 (7.62%) IaaS
9 106 (7.41%) PaaS
10 100 (6.99%) Amazon ECS
10 100 (6.99%) SaaS
11 98 (6.85%) AWS Lambda
12 79 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
13 60 (4.20%) Amazon S3
14 56 (3.92%) Datadog
15 39 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
16 37 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 32 (2.24%) OpenShift
18 31 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 27 (1.89%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.66%) Firewall
2 29 (2.03%) DNS
3 26 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.54%) VPN
5 20 (1.40%) Internet
6 15 (1.05%) HTTP
6 15 (1.05%) Network Security
7 11 (0.77%) Multicast
7 11 (0.77%) tcpdump
8 10 (0.70%) VLAN
9 9 (0.63%) DHCP
10 8 (0.56%) SSH
10 8 (0.56%) SSL
11 7 (0.49%) FTP
11 7 (0.49%) SAN
12 5 (0.35%) NAS
13 4 (0.28%) SMTP
14 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.21%) IPsec
14 3 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 46 (3.22%) Big Data
5 41 (2.87%) MySQL
6 36 (2.52%) Blockchain
6 36 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 31 (2.17%) Redis
8 30 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 24 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (0.91%) BigQuery
13 12 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.63%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.63%) Power BI
15 7 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.42%) Relational Database
17 5 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 505 (35.31%) Jenkins
2 189 (13.22%) Git (software)
3 155 (10.84%) GitLab
4 115 (8.04%) TeamCity
5 86 (6.01%) JIRA
6 83 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 62 (4.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 59 (4.13%) Bitbucket
9 40 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 36 (2.52%) SonarQube
11 34 (2.38%) Maven
12 33 (2.31%) CircleCI
13 29 (2.03%) Selenium
14 25 (1.75%) Artifactory
14 25 (1.75%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.33%) Gradle
15 19 (1.33%) Travis CI
16 18 (1.26%) Subversion
17 17 (1.19%) Vagrant
18 11 (0.77%) GoCD
General
1 301 (21.05%) Finance
2 128 (8.95%) Banking
3 51 (3.57%) Games
4 44 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 26 (1.82%) Marketing
6 25 (1.75%) Retail
7 20 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.98%) Electronics
9 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.70%) Legal
12 9 (0.63%) Front Office
13 7 (0.49%) Advertising
13 7 (0.49%) Law
14 6 (0.42%) Billing
15 5 (0.35%) Publishing
16 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
18 2 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (7.41%) Node.js
2 98 (6.85%) .NET
3 73 (5.10%) Kafka
4 62 (4.34%) Elastic Stack
5 46 (3.22%) Web Services
6 17 (1.19%) React
7 12 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.84%) Django
7 12 (0.84%) YAML
8 11 (0.77%) .NET Core
8 11 (0.77%) LDAP
9 10 (0.70%) Zuul
10 9 (0.63%) Jest
10 9 (0.63%) RESTful
10 9 (0.63%) Spring Boot
11 7 (0.49%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.49%) JSON
11 7 (0.49%) Lambda Expressions
11 7 (0.49%) REST
12 6 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.97%) Cloud Native
2 92 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 31 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
5 28 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 26 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (1.40%) Social Network
9 17 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 14 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.84%) Replication
13 11 (0.77%) PKI
14 9 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.63%) NHS
15 7 (0.49%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 593 (41.47%) Linux
2 193 (13.50%) Windows
3 105 (7.34%) Unix
4 67 (4.69%) CentOS
5 61 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (3.43%) Windows Server
7 35 (2.45%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.77%) Debian
9 8 (0.56%) CoreOS
9 8 (0.56%) VMS
9 8 (0.56%) zOS
10 6 (0.42%) Android
10 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.28%) Solaris
12 3 (0.21%) AIX
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.070%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,430 (100.00%) DevOps
2 465 (32.52%) Infrastructure as Code
3 457 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (17.34%) Configuration Management
5 224 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 213 (14.90%) Fintech
7 194 (13.57%) Microservices
8 162 (11.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 152 (10.63%) Test Automation
10 143 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 132 (9.23%) Software Engineering
12 111 (7.76%) TDD
13 102 (7.13%) Infrastructure Automation
14 95 (6.64%) Mentoring
15 93 (6.50%) Deployment Automation
16 90 (6.29%) Machine Learning
17 83 (5.80%) Continuous Deployment
18 77 (5.38%) Scrum
19 75 (5.24%) Artificial Intelligence
20 73 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 658 (46.01%) Python
2 252 (17.62%) Bash Shell
3 238 (16.64%) Java
4 199 (13.92%) PowerShell
5 192 (13.43%) Go
6 142 (9.93%) C#
7 94 (6.57%) SQL
8 93 (6.50%) JavaScript
9 88 (6.15%) Ruby
10 37 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 34 (2.38%) PHP
12 24 (1.68%) C++
12 24 (1.68%) Groovy
12 24 (1.68%) Perl
13 12 (0.84%) C
14 10 (0.70%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.63%) Clojure
15 9 (0.63%) Scala
16 8 (0.56%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.35%) Rust
Qualifications
1 110 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 95 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 41 (2.87%) Degree
4 35 (2.45%) AWS Certification
5 17 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.14%) CISM
9 2 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.14%) RHCE
9 2 (0.14%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.070%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.070%) OSCE
10 1 (0.070%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.96%) QA
2 10 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.35%) SLA
4 5 (0.35%) SOC 2
5 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.28%) EMIR
5 4 (0.28%) GDPR
5 4 (0.28%) MiFID
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.070%) NIST
7 1 (0.070%) SOC 1
7 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 716 (50.07%) Docker
2 48 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.70%) Xen
7 5 (0.35%) vSphere
8 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.070%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.070%) GridGain
9 1 (0.070%) iptables
9 1 (0.070%) KVM
9 1 (0.070%) LXC
9 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.070%) NFS
9 1 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 887 (62.03%) Terraform
2 819 (57.27%) Kubernetes
3 543 (37.97%) Ansible
4 318 (22.24%) Puppet
5 191 (13.36%) Opscode Chef
6 120 (8.39%) Prometheus
7 103 (7.20%) Grafana
8 53 (3.71%) Istio
9 32 (2.24%) Salt
10 31 (2.17%) Nagios
11 30 (2.10%) Packer
12 22 (1.54%) Consul
13 20 (1.40%) Fortio
13 20 (1.40%) Kiali
14 14 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (0.98%) Graphite
15 12 (0.84%) Rancher
16 11 (0.77%) linkerd
17 10 (0.70%) Argo
17 10 (0.70%) Knative
Vendors
1 110 (7.69%) Google
2 103 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 74 (5.17%) VMware
4 47 (3.29%) Red Hat
5 36 (2.52%) Splunk
6 29 (2.03%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 16 (1.12%) SAP
9 12 (0.84%) Cisco
9 12 (0.84%) Oracle
10 10 (0.70%) Dynatrace
11 9 (0.63%) New Relic
12 7 (0.49%) IBM
12 7 (0.49%) SaltStack
13 6 (0.42%) Citrix
13 6 (0.42%) Juniper
14 5 (0.35%) Perforce
15 4 (0.28%) Palo Alto
16 3 (0.21%) Fortinet