Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 94 51 96
Rank change year-on-year -43 +45 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,772 1,224 1,739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.46% 5.08% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 5.43% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,319 1,051 1,342
10th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £86,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% -7.41% +3.85%

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 46,725 22,526 48,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.26% 93.49% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,370 19,116 39,494
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -16 367 £77,500 +3.33% 136
South London -23 58 £75,000 +3.45% 7
West London -45 32 £76,250 +8.93% 24
East London -41 10 £80,000 +10.34% 21
North London - 2 £87,500 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 1,772 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,173 (66.20%) AWS
3 1,137 (64.16%) Terraform
4 1,108 (62.53%) Kubernetes
5 1,050 (59.26%) CI/CD
6 1,000 (56.43%) Docker
7 923 (52.09%) Python
8 767 (43.28%) Azure
9 746 (42.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 716 (40.41%) Jenkins
11 624 (35.21%) Linux
12 608 (34.31%) Ansible
13 460 (25.96%) GCP
14 431 (24.32%) Bash
15 398 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
16 391 (22.07%) Finance
17 376 (21.22%) Java
18 337 (19.02%) Configuration Management
19 327 (18.45%) PowerShell
20 286 (16.14%) AWS CloudFormation
21 262 (14.79%) Serverless
22 252 (14.22%) Puppet
23 249 (14.05%) Git (software)
24 240 (13.54%) Go
25 232 (13.09%) Social Skills
26 231 (13.04%) Microservices
27 229 (12.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
28 205 (11.57%) TeamCity
29 197 (11.12%) Software Engineering
30 191 (10.78%) 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 61 (3.44%) nginx
2 43 (2.43%) Confluence
3 33 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 19 (1.07%) Apache
6 15 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.73%) Traefik
8 12 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.62%) IIS
9 11 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
11 5 (0.28%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.17%) JBoss
12 3 (0.17%) SAS
12 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.11%) WordPress
14 1 (0.056%) CMS
14 1 (0.056%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.056%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 10 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,173 (66.20%) AWS
2 767 (43.28%) Azure
3 460 (25.96%) GCP
4 286 (16.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 262 (14.79%) Serverless
6 183 (10.33%) GitHub
7 166 (9.37%) PaaS
8 151 (8.52%) SaaS
9 134 (7.56%) AWS Lambda
10 131 (7.39%) Amazon EC2
11 118 (6.66%) Amazon ECS
12 115 (6.49%) Amazon S3
13 105 (5.93%) IaaS
14 77 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
15 59 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 54 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 52 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
18 43 (2.43%) AWS Fargate
19 37 (2.09%) GitHub Actions
20 35 (1.98%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.50%) Firewall
2 61 (3.44%) DNS
3 57 (3.22%) VPN
4 40 (2.26%) Network Security
5 24 (1.35%) HTTP
6 21 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.68%) SSL
8 10 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.45%) NAS
10 7 (0.40%) VLAN
11 5 (0.28%) Internet
12 4 (0.23%) FTP
12 4 (0.23%) SMTP
12 4 (0.23%) SSH
12 4 (0.23%) WAN
13 3 (0.17%) LAN
13 3 (0.17%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.11%) Broadband
14 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
15 1 (0.056%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (7.73%) MySQL
2 105 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
3 91 (5.14%) Amazon RDS
4 77 (4.35%) Redis
5 71 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 65 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 56 (3.16%) SQL Server
8 54 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 52 (2.93%) Big Data
10 34 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
11 31 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 24 (1.35%) Relational Database
14 18 (1.02%) Blockchain
15 16 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
16 13 (0.73%) MarkLogic
16 13 (0.73%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.68%) Data Lake
17 12 (0.68%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 716 (40.41%) Jenkins
2 249 (14.05%) Git (software)
3 205 (11.57%) TeamCity
4 191 (10.78%) GitLab
5 118 (6.66%) JIRA
6 98 (5.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 88 (4.97%) Gradle
8 84 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 56 (3.16%) Artifactory
10 48 (2.71%) Bitbucket
11 41 (2.31%) Maven
12 38 (2.14%) Subversion
13 34 (1.92%) CircleCI
14 31 (1.75%) git-flow
15 28 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (1.07%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.96%) GoCD
17 17 (0.96%) Selenium
17 17 (0.96%) Vagrant
18 15 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 391 (22.07%) Finance
2 232 (13.09%) Social Skills
3 115 (6.49%) Retail
4 109 (6.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 100 (5.64%) Banking
6 51 (2.88%) Public Sector
7 39 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (1.98%) Games
9 29 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.58%) Retail Finance
11 27 (1.52%) Marketing
12 25 (1.41%) Law
13 24 (1.35%) Publishing
14 19 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
15 17 (0.96%) Telecoms
16 16 (0.90%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.85%) Electronics
18 13 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
19 9 (0.51%) Advertising
20 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (6.26%) Kafka
2 89 (5.02%) Node.js
3 83 (4.68%) .NET
4 66 (3.72%) Velocity
5 56 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
6 35 (1.98%) React
7 34 (1.92%) YAML
8 33 (1.86%) ARM Templates
9 30 (1.69%) REST
10 29 (1.64%) Web Services
11 27 (1.52%) JSON
11 27 (1.52%) RESTful
11 27 (1.52%) Spring
12 25 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (1.24%) Django
13 22 (1.24%) JMX
13 22 (1.24%) Unreal Engine
14 20 (1.13%) Vue.js
15 19 (1.07%) JMS
15 19 (1.07%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.32%) Cloud Native
2 103 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (3.05%) Public Cloud
4 41 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 41 (2.31%) Private Cloud
5 29 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
6 23 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (0.96%) FMCG
8 16 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (0.85%) Clustering
9 15 (0.85%) Hedge funds
9 15 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 13 (0.73%) NHS
11 11 (0.62%) Data Centre
11 11 (0.62%) e-Learning
11 11 (0.62%) User Experience
12 10 (0.56%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.45%) Derivative
15 7 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 624 (35.21%) Linux
2 186 (10.50%) Unix
3 178 (10.05%) Windows
4 46 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 30 (1.69%) CentOS
6 30 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.52%) VMS
8 20 (1.13%) Debian
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (0.28%) Android
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.056%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.056%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,772 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,050 (59.26%) CI/CD
3 746 (42.10%) Infrastructure as Code
4 398 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
5 337 (19.02%) Configuration Management
6 231 (13.04%) Microservices
7 229 (12.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 197 (11.12%) Software Engineering
9 178 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
10 165 (9.31%) Fintech
11 157 (8.86%) Deployment Automation
12 143 (8.07%) SDLC
13 136 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
14 133 (7.51%) Test Automation
15 106 (5.98%) Scrum
16 94 (5.30%) Observability
17 93 (5.25%) Workflow
18 90 (5.08%) Migration
19 85 (4.80%) Open Source
20 84 (4.74%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 923 (52.09%) Python
2 431 (24.32%) Bash
3 376 (21.22%) Java
4 327 (18.45%) PowerShell
5 240 (13.54%) Go
6 135 (7.62%) Ruby
7 132 (7.45%) SQL
8 106 (5.98%) C#
9 105 (5.93%) JavaScript
10 77 (4.35%) Groovy
11 60 (3.39%) Perl
12 45 (2.54%) Shell Script
13 43 (2.43%) Scala
14 35 (1.98%) PHP
15 29 (1.64%) TypeScript
16 27 (1.52%) Kotlin
17 21 (1.19%) R
18 9 (0.51%) Bicep
18 9 (0.51%) Java 8
19 8 (0.45%) Rust
Qualifications
1 61 (3.44%) Security Cleared
2 55 (3.10%) AWS Certification
3 42 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.26%) Degree
5 10 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.56%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.23%) RHCE
8 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.056%) CEH
9 1 (0.056%) CISSP
9 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.056%) OCP
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.056%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.77%) QA
2 10 (0.56%) GDPR
2 10 (0.56%) HIPAA
3 8 (0.45%) SLA
4 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.11%) GRC
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.056%) EMIR
6 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.056%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,000 (56.43%) Docker
2 55 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
3 32 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.13%) Varnish
5 15 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.79%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.23%) LXC
8 4 (0.23%) vSphere
9 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) HDFS
11 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.056%) vCloud
11 1 (0.056%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,137 (64.16%) Terraform
2 1,108 (62.53%) Kubernetes
3 608 (34.31%) Ansible
4 252 (14.22%) Puppet
5 165 (9.31%) Grafana
6 156 (8.80%) Opscode Chef
7 150 (8.47%) Prometheus
8 32 (1.81%) Istio
9 31 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (1.58%) Consul
11 27 (1.52%) Nagios
12 25 (1.41%) Packer
13 23 (1.30%) Salt
14 22 (1.24%) Rancher
15 12 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
15 12 (0.68%) Icinga
16 11 (0.62%) Kibana
17 10 (0.56%) Graylog
18 9 (0.51%) Graphite
18 9 (0.51%) Mesos
Vendors
1 154 (8.69%) Google
2 126 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 49 (2.77%) Splunk
4 48 (2.71%) Red Hat
5 42 (2.37%) New Relic
6 39 (2.20%) Oracle
6 39 (2.20%) VMware
7 23 (1.30%) Perforce
8 22 (1.24%) SaltStack
9 17 (0.96%) Facebook
9 17 (0.96%) SAP
10 15 (0.85%) AppDynamics
11 14 (0.79%) MuleSoft
12 13 (0.73%) ServiceNow
13 11 (0.62%) Checkmarx
13 11 (0.62%) LexisNexis
14 9 (0.51%) Sonatype
15 8 (0.45%) IBM
16 6 (0.34%) Databricks
16 6 (0.34%) TOWER Software