Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 118 156
Rank change year-on-year +24 +38 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 2,061 1,981 1,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.39% 2.83% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 2.96% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,813 1,740 1,339
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 57,933 67,019 65,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 95.73% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47,272 55,389 55,692
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +76 530 £75,000 +11.11% 132
South London +38 54 £65,000 - 24
West London -1 46 £56,250 -6.25% 39
East London +4 9 £62,500 -15.25% 28
North London +17 4 £65,000 +4.00% 5
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2,061 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,359 (65.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1,183 (57.40%) Linux
4 1,162 (56.38%) Python
5 1,101 (53.42%) Docker
6 1,025 (49.73%) Ansible
7 873 (42.36%) Kubernetes
8 752 (36.49%) Terraform
9 715 (34.69%) Jenkins
10 701 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
11 683 (33.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 653 (31.68%) Puppet
13 508 (24.65%) Bash Shell
14 482 (23.39%) Configuration Management
15 481 (23.34%) Opscode Chef
16 454 (22.03%) Finance
17 444 (21.54%) Git (software)
18 442 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
19 419 (20.33%) Java
20 391 (18.97%) Google Cloud Platform
21 360 (17.47%) Windows
21 360 (17.47%) Ruby
22 273 (13.25%) Microservices
23 272 (13.20%) PowerShell
24 242 (11.74%) TeamCity
25 237 (11.50%) Software Engineering
26 235 (11.40%) Fintech
27 231 (11.21%) Google
28 222 (10.77%) AWS CloudFormation
29 219 (10.63%) 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
1 147 (7.13%) Apache
2 83 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 73 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 73 (3.54%) IIS
3 73 (3.54%) nginx
4 72 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 71 (3.44%) Confluence
6 52 (2.52%) OpenStack
7 14 (0.68%) JBoss
8 13 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 13 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (0.49%) Ethereum
10 8 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.29%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.19%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.097%) HipChat
2 2 (0.097%) LaTeX
2 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.44%) Magento
3 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.049%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 1,359 (65.94%) Amazon AWS
2 683 (33.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 391 (18.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 222 (10.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 170 (8.25%) Amazon EC2
6 126 (6.11%) Amazon S3
7 111 (5.39%) IaaS
8 106 (5.14%) PaaS
9 93 (4.51%) Serverless
10 86 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 84 (4.08%) SaaS
12 77 (3.74%) GitHub
13 72 (3.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 70 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
15 52 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
16 50 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
17 48 (2.33%) Route 53
18 41 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
18 41 (1.99%) OpenShift
19 33 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 159 (7.71%) Firewall
2 79 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 66 (3.20%) DNS
4 45 (2.18%) VPN
5 31 (1.50%) SSL
6 28 (1.36%) Network Security
7 23 (1.12%) HTTP
8 20 (0.97%) Internet
9 13 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.58%) SMTP
11 10 (0.49%) FTP
11 10 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (0.49%) VLAN
12 9 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.39%) BIG-IP
13 8 (0.39%) LAN
13 8 (0.39%) WAN
14 7 (0.34%) DMZ
15 5 (0.24%) SSH
15 5 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.89%) MySQL
2 114 (5.53%) Amazon RDS
3 110 (5.34%) Big Data
4 103 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 83 (4.03%) NoSQL
7 58 (2.81%) SQL Server
8 47 (2.28%) Blockchain
9 39 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 34 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 31 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.26%) Relational Database
13 16 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
14 15 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.68%) Amazon Aurora
15 14 (0.68%) Redis
16 13 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.63%) Apache Ignite
16 13 (0.63%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 715 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 444 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 242 (11.74%) TeamCity
4 163 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 158 (7.67%) Maven
6 138 (6.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 107 (5.19%) JIRA
8 99 (4.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 97 (4.71%) Gradle
10 85 (4.12%) GitLab
11 78 (3.78%) Bitbucket
12 71 (3.44%) Vagrant
13 65 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 62 (3.01%) Ant
15 49 (2.38%) CircleCI
16 48 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
17 45 (2.18%) Visual Studio
18 44 (2.13%) git-flow
19 34 (1.65%) Bitbucket Server
19 34 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 454 (22.03%) Finance
2 153 (7.42%) Banking
3 64 (3.11%) Retail
4 63 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 60 (2.91%) Law
6 58 (2.81%) Games
7 30 (1.46%) Marketing
8 29 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.16%) Legal
10 16 (0.78%) Front Office
11 15 (0.73%) Military
12 14 (0.68%) Advertising
13 13 (0.63%) Publishing
14 11 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.49%) Back Office
16 6 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.24%) Electronics
18 4 (0.19%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (10.63%) Web Services
2 177 (8.59%) .NET
3 175 (8.49%) Node.js
4 150 (7.28%) Elastic Stack
5 111 (5.39%) Kafka
6 34 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
7 28 (1.36%) LDAP
8 25 (1.21%) Spring
9 24 (1.16%) LAMP
10 21 (1.02%) AngularJS
10 21 (1.02%) REST
11 19 (0.92%) XML
12 17 (0.82%) ASP.NET
13 16 (0.78%) .NET Core
13 16 (0.78%) React
14 15 (0.73%) Express
15 14 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
15 14 (0.68%) Middleware
15 14 (0.68%) RESTful
16 12 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 235 (11.40%) Fintech
2 130 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 98 (4.75%) Public Cloud
4 65 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 52 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
8 40 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 34 (1.65%) User Experience
10 29 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 26 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 23 (1.12%) Cloud Native
13 14 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (0.58%) Cybercrime
15 11 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
16 8 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 8 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,183 (57.40%) Linux
2 360 (17.47%) Windows
3 134 (6.50%) Unix
4 96 (4.66%) Ubuntu
5 93 (4.51%) CentOS
6 87 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 87 (4.22%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.31%) Debian
8 25 (1.21%) Fedora
9 22 (1.07%) Android
9 22 (1.07%) SUSE
10 21 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.58%) DC/OS
12 9 (0.44%) VMS
13 7 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.097%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.097%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,061 (100.00%) DevOps
2 701 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
3 482 (23.39%) Configuration Management
4 442 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
5 273 (13.25%) Microservices
6 237 (11.50%) Software Engineering
7 219 (10.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 193 (9.36%) Open Source
9 158 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 146 (7.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 137 (6.65%) Test Automation
12 126 (6.11%) Artificial Intelligence
13 122 (5.92%) Deployment Automation
14 115 (5.58%) Scrum
15 105 (5.09%) Software Delivery
16 103 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
17 97 (4.71%) High Availability
18 96 (4.66%) Mentoring
19 93 (4.51%) Machine Learning
20 86 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,162 (56.38%) Python
2 508 (24.65%) Bash Shell
3 419 (20.33%) Java
4 360 (17.47%) Ruby
5 272 (13.20%) PowerShell
6 185 (8.98%) SQL
7 169 (8.20%) Go
8 151 (7.33%) Perl
9 107 (5.19%) JavaScript
10 104 (5.05%) C#
11 93 (4.51%) PHP
12 88 (4.27%) Groovy
13 83 (4.03%) C++
14 82 (3.98%) Shell Script
15 66 (3.20%) Scala
16 34 (1.65%) C
17 18 (0.87%) Clojure
17 18 (0.87%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.58%) Lua
19 10 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 118 (5.73%) Degree
2 44 (2.13%) AWS Certification
3 40 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (1.84%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.63%) RHCE
7 12 (0.58%) RHCSA
8 11 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.39%) CEH
9 8 (0.39%) CISSP
9 8 (0.39%) SANS
10 7 (0.34%) MCSA
10 7 (0.34%) MCSE
11 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.24%) GREM
11 5 (0.24%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.15%) CCIE
13 2 (0.097%) CCNA
13 2 (0.097%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.42%) QA
2 7 (0.34%) GDPR
2 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.34%) SLA
3 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.097%) PMO
System Software
1 1,101 (53.42%) Docker
2 83 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 60 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
5 54 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.53%) vSphere
8 10 (0.49%) Varnish
9 9 (0.44%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.19%) KVM
12 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.097%) etcd
13 2 (0.097%) Firmware
13 2 (0.097%) NFS
13 2 (0.097%) SkyDNS
13 2 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.049%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,025 (49.73%) Ansible
2 873 (42.36%) Kubernetes
3 752 (36.49%) Terraform
4 653 (31.68%) Puppet
5 481 (23.34%) Opscode Chef
6 135 (6.55%) Salt
7 133 (6.45%) Prometheus
8 112 (5.43%) Packer
9 98 (4.75%) Grafana
10 50 (2.43%) Nagios
11 47 (2.28%) Docker Swarm
11 47 (2.28%) Mesos
12 45 (2.18%) Consul
13 32 (1.55%) Icinga
14 31 (1.50%) Marathon
15 29 (1.41%) Rancher
16 26 (1.26%) HAProxy
17 23 (1.12%) Graphite
18 20 (0.97%) Kibana
18 20 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 231 (11.21%) Google
2 113 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 109 (5.29%) Red Hat
4 101 (4.90%) Oracle
4 101 (4.90%) VMware
5 71 (3.44%) Splunk
6 50 (2.43%) Atlassian
7 49 (2.38%) New Relic
8 43 (2.09%) SaltStack
9 26 (1.26%) Dynatrace
10 21 (1.02%) Rackspace
11 19 (0.92%) Trend Micro
12 16 (0.78%) F5
13 15 (0.73%) AppDynamics
13 15 (0.73%) Sun
14 14 (0.68%) Cloudera
15 10 (0.49%) PagerDuty
16 9 (0.44%) Apple
17 7 (0.34%) Citrix
17 7 (0.34%) SAP