Period
to 24 September 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

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
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 122 132
Rank change year-on-year +39 +10 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 2,060 1,984 1,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.69% 2.90% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.04% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 1,759 1,596
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -

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 53,208 65,263 70,255
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.36% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43,355 53,147 54,994
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £33,413
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,173 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.09% +2.11%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in London

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

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 24 September 2019. 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 +45 602 £75,000 +7.14% 108
South London +15 71 £75,000 +7.14% 27
West London +5 52 £65,000 - 33
East London +52 34 £62,500 +13.64% 17
North London -2 4 £80,000 +10.34% 5
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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 2,060 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,384 (67.18%) AWS
3 1,209 (58.69%) Docker
4 1,181 (57.33%) Python
5 1,148 (55.73%) Linux
6 1,098 (53.30%) Kubernetes
7 1,017 (49.37%) Terraform
8 1,012 (49.13%) Ansible
9 747 (36.26%) Azure
10 715 (34.71%) Jenkins
11 707 (34.32%) Puppet
12 687 (33.35%) Agile Software Development
13 571 (27.72%) Opscode Chef
14 530 (25.73%) Bash Shell
15 507 (24.61%) Java
16 498 (24.17%) GCP
17 459 (22.28%) Infrastructure as Code
18 446 (21.65%) Configuration Management
19 431 (20.92%) Finance
20 405 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
21 376 (18.25%) Windows
22 375 (18.20%) PowerShell
23 361 (17.52%) Git (software)
24 313 (15.19%) Microservices
25 301 (14.61%) Ruby
26 261 (12.67%) Go
27 247 (11.99%) AWS CloudFormation
28 246 (11.94%) Fintech
29 234 (11.36%) Google
30 224 (10.87%) Open Source

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
1 108 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
2 93 (4.51%) IIS
3 83 (4.03%) nginx
4 78 (3.79%) Apache
5 61 (2.96%) Confluence
6 59 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 49 (2.38%) OpenStack
8 41 (1.99%) Apache Spark
9 31 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (0.87%) JBoss
12 11 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.34%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.24%) Apache TomEE
14 5 (0.24%) CMS
14 5 (0.24%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.15%) WildFly
15 3 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.049%) LaTeX
2 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.44%) Magento
2 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.097%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,384 (67.18%) AWS
2 747 (36.26%) Azure
3 498 (24.17%) GCP
4 247 (11.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 170 (8.25%) Serverless
6 165 (8.01%) Amazon EC2
7 134 (6.50%) Amazon S3
8 132 (6.41%) Amazon ECS
9 131 (6.36%) SaaS
10 127 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
11 115 (5.58%) PaaS
12 103 (5.00%) IaaS
13 99 (4.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 96 (4.66%) GitHub
15 76 (3.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 62 (3.01%) OpenShift
17 49 (2.38%) Datadog
18 48 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
18 48 (2.33%) Route 53
19 41 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 145 (7.04%) Firewall
2 74 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 65 (3.16%) VPN
4 61 (2.96%) DNS
5 33 (1.60%) Internet
6 21 (1.02%) SSL
7 18 (0.87%) Network Security
8 17 (0.83%) DHCP
8 17 (0.83%) HTTP
9 12 (0.58%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.39%) DSL
10 8 (0.39%) FTP
10 8 (0.39%) SMTP
11 7 (0.34%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.24%) LAN
12 5 (0.24%) WAN
13 4 (0.19%) AMQP
13 4 (0.19%) SSH
13 4 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.89%) MySQL
2 128 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (5.39%) Big Data
4 110 (5.34%) Amazon RDS
5 89 (4.32%) SQL Server
6 68 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 54 (2.62%) Blockchain
8 43 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 41 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 36 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 36 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 33 (1.60%) Redis
12 17 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.44%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 715 (34.71%) Jenkins
2 361 (17.52%) Git (software)
3 194 (9.42%) TeamCity
4 126 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 120 (5.83%) JIRA
6 118 (5.73%) GitLab
7 116 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 90 (4.37%) Maven
9 87 (4.22%) Bitbucket
10 64 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 52 (2.52%) CircleCI
11 52 (2.52%) Vagrant
12 47 (2.28%) Gradle
13 45 (2.18%) Hudson
13 45 (2.18%) SonarQube
14 42 (2.04%) IBM UrbanCode
14 42 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
15 38 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (1.84%) Travis CI
16 32 (1.55%) Selenium
General
1 431 (20.92%) Finance
2 173 (8.40%) Banking
3 88 (4.27%) Public Sector
4 59 (2.86%) Retail
5 58 (2.82%) Games
5 58 (2.82%) Law
6 47 (2.28%) Marketing
7 36 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.12%) Advertising
9 23 (1.12%) Back Office
10 21 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.97%) Front Office
12 17 (0.83%) Billing
13 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.58%) Legal
15 10 (0.49%) Publishing
16 7 (0.34%) Electronics
17 6 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 141 (6.84%) .NET
3 136 (6.60%) Node.js
4 126 (6.12%) Web Services
5 84 (4.08%) Kafka
6 62 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
7 36 (1.75%) React
8 32 (1.55%) REST
9 29 (1.41%) .NET Core
10 28 (1.36%) JSON
11 24 (1.17%) Middleware
12 23 (1.12%) YAML
13 20 (0.97%) React Native
14 19 (0.92%) CSS
14 19 (0.92%) HTML
15 17 (0.83%) LDAP
15 17 (0.83%) SAML
16 16 (0.78%) LAMP
17 15 (0.73%) RESTful
18 14 (0.68%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 124 (6.02%) Public Cloud
2 93 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 88 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
4 68 (3.30%) Cloud Native
5 51 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 41 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (1.80%) User Experience
8 35 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
9 34 (1.65%) Private Cloud
10 29 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
11 25 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.12%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 20 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
15 15 (0.73%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.63%) Social Network
17 11 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
18 8 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,148 (55.73%) Linux
2 376 (18.25%) Windows
3 203 (9.85%) Unix
4 82 (3.98%) CentOS
5 81 (3.93%) Windows Server
6 60 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 19 (0.92%) VMS
9 16 (0.78%) Android
10 15 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.73%) Debian
11 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.44%) zOS
13 7 (0.34%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.34%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.19%) Mesosphere
16 3 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Fedora
16 3 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,060 (100.00%) DevOps
2 687 (33.35%) Agile Software Development
3 459 (22.28%) Infrastructure as Code
4 446 (21.65%) Configuration Management
5 405 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
6 313 (15.19%) Microservices
7 246 (11.94%) Fintech
8 224 (10.87%) Open Source
9 217 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 190 (9.22%) Software Engineering
11 186 (9.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 166 (8.06%) Migration
13 154 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 140 (6.80%) Test Automation
15 131 (6.36%) Machine Learning
16 124 (6.02%) Scrum
17 123 (5.97%) Deployment Automation
17 123 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
18 120 (5.83%) Artificial Intelligence
19 113 (5.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,181 (57.33%) Python
2 530 (25.73%) Bash Shell
3 507 (24.61%) Java
4 375 (18.20%) PowerShell
5 301 (14.61%) Ruby
6 261 (12.67%) Go
7 162 (7.86%) SQL
8 143 (6.94%) JavaScript
9 135 (6.55%) Perl
10 119 (5.78%) Shell Script
11 113 (5.49%) C#
12 83 (4.03%) C++
13 70 (3.40%) PHP
14 58 (2.82%) Groovy
15 36 (1.75%) Scala
16 32 (1.55%) Lua
17 25 (1.21%) C
18 18 (0.87%) TypeScript
19 16 (0.78%) Kotlin
20 15 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (6.75%) Degree
2 61 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (2.67%) AWS Certification
4 44 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 38 (1.84%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.39%) PhD
8 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.29%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.19%) MCTS
10 4 (0.19%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.15%) CCNA
11 3 (0.15%) CCNP
11 3 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.097%) RHCE
13 1 (0.049%) CISSP
13 1 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.40%) QA
2 12 (0.58%) GDPR
3 10 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.15%) SLA
7 1 (0.049%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,209 (58.69%) Docker
2 51 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.53%) vSphere
7 9 (0.44%) Varnish
8 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.29%) HDFS
9 6 (0.29%) Xen
10 5 (0.24%) OpenSSH
11 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.15%) iptables
12 3 (0.15%) KVM
12 3 (0.15%) NFS
13 2 (0.097%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,098 (53.30%) Kubernetes
2 1,017 (49.37%) Terraform
3 1,012 (49.13%) Ansible
4 707 (34.32%) Puppet
5 571 (27.72%) Opscode Chef
6 171 (8.30%) Packer
7 144 (6.99%) Salt
8 131 (6.36%) Grafana
9 124 (6.02%) Prometheus
10 93 (4.51%) Nagios
11 75 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
12 73 (3.54%) Rancher
13 69 (3.35%) Consul
14 53 (2.57%) Kibana
15 44 (2.14%) Graphite
16 43 (2.09%) ZABBIX
17 32 (1.55%) Mesos
18 31 (1.50%) Opsview
19 26 (1.26%) Istio
20 20 (0.97%) Icinga
Vendors
1 234 (11.36%) Google
2 133 (6.46%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.13%) Splunk
4 69 (3.35%) Red Hat
5 67 (3.25%) Oracle
6 61 (2.96%) VMware
7 54 (2.62%) AppDynamics
8 48 (2.33%) New Relic
9 39 (1.89%) CyberArk
10 38 (1.84%) Citrix
11 29 (1.41%) SaltStack
12 28 (1.36%) Atlassian
13 23 (1.12%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.02%) Dynatrace
15 20 (0.97%) PagerDuty
16 19 (0.92%) Symantec
16 19 (0.92%) WorldPay
17 18 (0.87%) Apple
18 14 (0.68%) Tableau
19 13 (0.63%) Cloudera