Period
to 25 September 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £74,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 85 120
Rank change year-on-year +32 +35 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 991 2,058 1,993
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.94% 3.69% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 3.87% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,882 1,839
Median annual salary £74,250 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £49,650
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +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 18,742 53,126 65,643
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 95.22% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,515 43,245 53,455
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +3.09%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 289 £76,500 +2.00% 80
South London +26 41 £72,500 -3.33% 16
West London +44 20 £63,750 -1.92% 14
East London +6 9 £65,000 +4.00% 7
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 991 (100.00%) DevOps
2 650 (65.59%) AWS
3 606 (61.15%) Terraform
4 568 (57.32%) Kubernetes
5 557 (56.21%) Docker
6 458 (46.22%) Python
7 399 (40.26%) Ansible
8 397 (40.06%) Linux
9 364 (36.73%) Jenkins
10 362 (36.53%) Azure
11 266 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
12 263 (26.54%) Infrastructure as Code
13 220 (22.20%) Finance
14 214 (21.59%) Puppet
15 208 (20.99%) Git (software)
16 175 (17.66%) Fintech
17 172 (17.36%) Java
18 171 (17.26%) GCP
19 167 (16.85%) Microservices
19 167 (16.85%) PowerShell
20 163 (16.45%) Configuration Management
21 147 (14.83%) Windows
22 142 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
22 142 (14.33%) AWS CloudFormation
23 128 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
24 127 (12.82%) Bash Shell
25 126 (12.71%) Go
26 120 (12.11%) Serverless
27 113 (11.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
28 106 (10.70%) C#

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 45 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
2 33 (3.33%) Confluence
3 14 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.11%) Apache
5 10 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.01%) IIS
5 10 (1.01%) nginx
6 9 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.61%) CloudStack
8 6 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.20%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.20%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 650 (65.59%) AWS
2 362 (36.53%) Azure
3 171 (17.26%) GCP
4 142 (14.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 120 (12.11%) Serverless
6 87 (8.78%) SaaS
7 65 (6.56%) PaaS
8 62 (6.26%) AWS Lambda
9 60 (6.05%) GitHub
10 57 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
11 49 (4.94%) Amazon ECS
12 42 (4.24%) Amazon EKS
13 40 (4.04%) IaaS
14 39 (3.94%) Amazon S3
15 36 (3.63%) Datadog
16 33 (3.33%) OpenShift
17 32 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 31 (3.13%) AWS CodeDeploy
19 23 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
20 22 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.25%) Firewall
2 45 (4.54%) DNS
3 24 (2.42%) Network Security
4 17 (1.72%) HTTP
5 15 (1.51%) SAN
6 12 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.11%) SSH
8 10 (1.01%) SSL
9 9 (0.91%) VPN
10 8 (0.81%) DHCP
10 8 (0.81%) Internet
11 5 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.50%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.50%) LAN
11 5 (0.50%) VLAN
11 5 (0.50%) WAN
12 4 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.40%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 31 (3.13%) Big Data
4 26 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 26 (2.62%) MySQL
5 25 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (2.42%) Redis
7 23 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (1.61%) Blockchain
10 12 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.61%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
12 6 (0.61%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.50%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.40%) BigQuery
14 4 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 364 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 208 (20.99%) Git (software)
3 90 (9.08%) GitLab
4 86 (8.68%) TeamCity
5 65 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 55 (5.55%) JIRA
7 52 (5.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 41 (4.14%) Selenium
9 34 (3.43%) Bitbucket
10 28 (2.83%) Cucumber
11 27 (2.72%) CircleCI
11 27 (2.72%) SonarQube
12 19 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (1.31%) Maven
15 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (0.81%) Subversion
16 8 (0.81%) Travis CI
17 7 (0.71%) Spinnaker
17 7 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 220 (22.20%) Finance
2 58 (5.85%) Banking
3 39 (3.94%) Public Sector
4 35 (3.53%) Games
4 35 (3.53%) Retail
5 20 (2.02%) Publishing
6 15 (1.51%) Advertising
7 14 (1.41%) Law
8 8 (0.81%) Back Office
9 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.40%) Legal
11 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Marketing
12 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.10%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.66%) .NET
1 66 (6.66%) Node.js
2 38 (3.83%) Elastic Stack
3 37 (3.73%) Web Services
4 26 (2.62%) Kafka
5 24 (2.42%) YAML
6 21 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (2.02%) React
8 14 (1.41%) LDAP
9 13 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.91%) REST
11 7 (0.71%) .NET Core
11 7 (0.71%) CSS
11 7 (0.71%) RESTful
12 5 (0.50%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.50%) Celery
12 5 (0.50%) Gherkin
12 5 (0.50%) JSON
13 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (0.40%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.17%) Cloud Native
2 55 (5.55%) Public Cloud
3 44 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.12%) Social Network
5 21 (2.12%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.41%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 9 (0.91%) FMCG
9 9 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.91%) Video on Demand
10 6 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 6 (0.61%) User Experience
11 5 (0.50%) Cybercrime
11 5 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.50%) NHS
11 5 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 397 (40.06%) Linux
2 147 (14.83%) Windows
3 57 (5.75%) Unix
4 36 (3.63%) CentOS
5 35 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 32 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 27 (2.72%) Debian
9 18 (1.82%) VMS
10 8 (0.81%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.50%) zOS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.10%) Solaris
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (100.00%) DevOps
2 266 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (26.54%) Infrastructure as Code
4 175 (17.66%) Fintech
5 167 (16.85%) Microservices
6 163 (16.45%) Configuration Management
7 142 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (11.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 93 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 81 (8.17%) Deployment Automation
11 80 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 76 (7.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 76 (7.67%) Infrastructure Automation
13 73 (7.37%) TDD
14 71 (7.16%) Open Source
15 60 (6.05%) Auto-Scaling
15 60 (6.05%) Computer Science
16 58 (5.85%) Migration
17 52 (5.25%) Machine Learning
18 45 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 458 (46.22%) Python
2 172 (17.36%) Java
3 167 (16.85%) PowerShell
4 127 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 126 (12.71%) Go
6 106 (10.70%) C#
7 104 (10.49%) JavaScript
8 95 (9.59%) Ruby
9 71 (7.16%) SQL
10 37 (3.73%) Shell Script
11 30 (3.03%) Groovy
12 24 (2.42%) Perl
13 22 (2.22%) C++
14 15 (1.51%) PHP
14 15 (1.51%) Scala
15 13 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.91%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.71%) C
17 7 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.61%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 85 (8.58%) Degree
2 55 (5.55%) AWS Certification
3 49 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 35 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.82%) CCNA
7 9 (0.91%) CISSP
8 7 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.50%) SANS
10 4 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.40%) CCSP
11 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.20%) RHCE
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.61%) SLA
2 15 (1.51%) QA
3 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.40%) FINRA
4 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 557 (56.21%) Docker
2 32 (3.23%) vSphere
3 30 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.50%) Firmware
6 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.40%) DFS Replication
7 4 (0.40%) XenApp
7 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.20%) HDFS
8 2 (0.20%) LXC
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.10%) iptables
9 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 606 (61.15%) Terraform
2 568 (57.32%) Kubernetes
3 399 (40.26%) Ansible
4 214 (21.59%) Puppet
5 128 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (6.36%) Prometheus
7 58 (5.85%) Grafana
8 25 (2.52%) Istio
9 21 (2.12%) Packer
10 18 (1.82%) Graphite
11 17 (1.72%) Salt
12 14 (1.41%) Control-M
13 13 (1.31%) Kibana
13 13 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
15 10 (1.01%) Rancher
16 9 (0.91%) Graylog
17 8 (0.81%) Mesos
18 7 (0.71%) Marathon
18 7 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.55%) Google
3 20 (2.02%) New Relic
3 20 (2.02%) VMware
4 18 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 16 (1.61%) Splunk
6 13 (1.31%) IBM
6 13 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.21%) Oracle
8 11 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.11%) SAP
9 10 (1.01%) hybris
10 9 (0.91%) Adobe
10 9 (0.91%) AppDynamics
11 8 (0.81%) EMC
11 8 (0.81%) Hitachi
11 8 (0.81%) SaltStack
12 7 (0.71%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.71%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.61%) Rackspace