Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,670 1,184 2,127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.72% 4.03% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 4.29% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 1,007 1,816
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +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 40,190 27,617 55,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.61% 94.02% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,965 22,823 45,797
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +5 369 £82,500 +3.13% 115
South London +10 57 £65,000 -3.70% 13
West London -27 42 £75,000 +20.00% 28
East London +5 15 £70,000 -3.45% 18
North London - 2 £110,000 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1,670 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,112 (66.59%) AWS
3 1,060 (63.47%) Terraform
4 965 (57.78%) Kubernetes
5 892 (53.41%) Docker
6 834 (49.94%) Python
7 660 (39.52%) Infrastructure as Code
8 635 (38.02%) Azure
9 633 (37.90%) Linux
10 627 (37.54%) Ansible
11 578 (34.61%) Jenkins
12 552 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
13 378 (22.63%) GCP
14 376 (22.51%) Bash Shell
15 327 (19.58%) Finance
16 308 (18.44%) Puppet
17 291 (17.43%) Serverless
18 271 (16.23%) PowerShell
19 263 (15.75%) Java
20 261 (15.63%) Configuration Management
21 251 (15.03%) Social Skills
22 247 (14.79%) AWS CloudFormation
23 242 (14.49%) Go
24 225 (13.47%) Git (software)
25 224 (13.41%) Microservices
26 218 (13.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
27 208 (12.46%) Windows
28 207 (12.40%) Fintech
29 198 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
30 179 (10.72%) Opscode Chef

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 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (1.92%) nginx
3 28 (1.68%) Confluence
4 24 (1.44%) IIS
5 23 (1.38%) Apache
6 17 (1.02%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (0.66%) WordPress
8 9 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.48%) Drupal
10 7 (0.42%) Traefik
11 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.18%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.18%) CMS
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.12%) JBoss
13 2 (0.12%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.060%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.48%) Magento
3 7 (0.42%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.060%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.060%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,112 (66.59%) AWS
2 635 (38.02%) Azure
3 378 (22.63%) GCP
4 291 (17.43%) Serverless
5 247 (14.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 147 (8.80%) GitHub
7 135 (8.08%) Amazon ECS
8 133 (7.96%) PaaS
9 126 (7.54%) AWS Lambda
9 126 (7.54%) SaaS
10 120 (7.19%) Amazon EC2
11 113 (6.77%) IaaS
12 100 (5.99%) Amazon EKS
13 70 (4.19%) Amazon S3
14 60 (3.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 46 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 37 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
17 36 (2.16%) Datadog
17 36 (2.16%) OpenShift
17 36 (2.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.35%) DNS
2 42 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.40%) Firewall
4 33 (1.98%) HTTP
5 23 (1.38%) Internet
6 19 (1.14%) Network Security
7 15 (0.90%) SSL
7 15 (0.90%) VPN
8 12 (0.72%) VLAN
9 11 (0.66%) DHCP
10 10 (0.60%) Broadband
11 9 (0.54%) WAN
12 8 (0.48%) LAN
13 6 (0.36%) IPsec
13 6 (0.36%) SAN
13 6 (0.36%) SMS
14 5 (0.30%) FTP
14 5 (0.30%) NAS
14 5 (0.30%) tcpdump
15 4 (0.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 53 (3.17%) Big Data
3 53 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 52 (3.11%) SQL Server
5 49 (2.93%) MySQL
6 45 (2.69%) Redis
7 42 (2.51%) MongoDB
8 39 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (2.28%) Blockchain
10 21 (1.26%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.96%) MariaDB
12 13 (0.78%) BigQuery
13 12 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.48%) Power BI
17 7 (0.42%) Data Lake
18 6 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 578 (34.61%) Jenkins
2 225 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 174 (10.42%) GitLab
4 137 (8.20%) TeamCity
5 101 (6.05%) JIRA
6 85 (5.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 71 (4.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 50 (2.99%) CircleCI
9 48 (2.87%) Bitbucket
10 38 (2.28%) Artifactory
11 27 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
12 26 (1.56%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.50%) Travis CI
14 23 (1.38%) Maven
15 21 (1.26%) SonarQube
15 21 (1.26%) Spinnaker
16 19 (1.14%) GoCD
17 18 (1.08%) Gradle
17 18 (1.08%) Jasmine
17 18 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 327 (19.58%) Finance
2 251 (15.03%) Social Skills
3 104 (6.23%) Banking
4 75 (4.49%) Public Sector
5 42 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.28%) Games
7 32 (1.92%) Marketing
8 31 (1.86%) Retail
9 27 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 22 (1.32%) Electronics
12 21 (1.26%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.14%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.84%) Advertising
14 14 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
14 14 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
15 12 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.66%) Presentation Skills
17 8 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (6.59%) Node.js
2 96 (5.75%) .NET
3 81 (4.85%) Elastic Stack
4 80 (4.79%) Web Services
5 75 (4.49%) Kafka
6 35 (2.10%) JSON
7 28 (1.68%) YAML
8 22 (1.32%) React
9 21 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (1.14%) .NET Core
11 18 (1.08%) Jest
11 18 (1.08%) Spring
12 17 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
13 16 (0.96%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.90%) Spring Boot
15 14 (0.84%) Django
15 14 (0.84%) LAMP
15 14 (0.84%) RESTful
15 14 (0.84%) Zuul
16 9 (0.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.59%) Cloud Native
2 98 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.25%) Public Cloud
4 27 (1.62%) Data Centre
5 26 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 26 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
6 24 (1.44%) Private Cloud
7 22 (1.32%) NHS
8 20 (1.20%) Clustering
8 20 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 14 (0.84%) PKI
10 9 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 9 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.48%) Internet of Things
11 8 (0.48%) Legacy Code
11 8 (0.48%) Smart Home
11 8 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 633 (37.90%) Linux
2 208 (12.46%) Windows
3 110 (6.59%) Unix
4 53 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 44 (2.63%) CentOS
5 44 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.90%) VMS
8 10 (0.60%) Debian
9 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.30%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.24%) Android
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.24%) Solaris
12 3 (0.18%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.060%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.060%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,670 (100.00%) DevOps
2 660 (39.52%) Infrastructure as Code
3 552 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (15.63%) Configuration Management
5 224 (13.41%) Microservices
6 218 (13.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 207 (12.40%) Fintech
8 198 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 146 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 132 (7.90%) Test Automation
11 123 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
12 120 (7.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 110 (6.59%) Deployment Automation
14 108 (6.47%) Mentoring
15 106 (6.35%) SDLC
16 95 (5.69%) Scrum
17 92 (5.51%) Data Science
18 88 (5.27%) Workflow
19 85 (5.09%) Artificial Intelligence
20 84 (5.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 834 (49.94%) Python
2 376 (22.51%) Bash Shell
3 271 (16.23%) PowerShell
4 263 (15.75%) Java
5 242 (14.49%) Go
6 140 (8.38%) SQL
7 137 (8.20%) C#
8 113 (6.77%) Ruby
9 101 (6.05%) JavaScript
10 43 (2.57%) Shell Script
11 41 (2.46%) PHP
12 32 (1.92%) Perl
13 29 (1.74%) Groovy
14 24 (1.44%) C++
14 24 (1.44%) Rust
14 24 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.38%) Scala
16 17 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.84%) C
18 9 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 118 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 80 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.11%) Degree
4 44 (2.63%) AWS Certification
5 16 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.12%) CISM
8 2 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.12%) RHCE
8 2 (0.12%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.060%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.05%) QA
2 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) GDPR
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.060%) SOC 2
System Software
1 892 (53.41%) Docker
2 50 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.60%) vSphere
6 9 (0.54%) Xen
7 8 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.36%) iptables
9 4 (0.24%) LXC
9 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.18%) Varnish
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
12 1 (0.060%) GridGain
12 1 (0.060%) HDFS
12 1 (0.060%) KVM
12 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,060 (63.47%) Terraform
2 965 (57.78%) Kubernetes
3 627 (37.54%) Ansible
4 308 (18.44%) Puppet
5 179 (10.72%) Opscode Chef
6 164 (9.82%) Prometheus
7 116 (6.95%) Grafana
8 39 (2.34%) Nagios
9 35 (2.10%) Istio
10 34 (2.04%) Consul
11 21 (1.26%) Salt
12 20 (1.20%) Packer
13 18 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
13 18 (1.08%) Rancher
14 16 (0.96%) Mesos
15 15 (0.90%) Sysdig
16 13 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
17 9 (0.54%) CFEngine
17 9 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
18 8 (0.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 150 (8.98%) Google
2 99 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 50 (2.99%) VMware
5 30 (1.80%) Splunk
6 23 (1.38%) Oracle
7 22 (1.32%) SAP
8 20 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 12 (0.72%) AppDynamics
10 9 (0.54%) LexisNexis
11 8 (0.48%) Dynatrace
11 8 (0.48%) New Relic
12 7 (0.42%) IBM
12 7 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.36%) Apple
13 6 (0.36%) Veracode
14 4 (0.24%) Citrix
14 4 (0.24%) TOWER Software
15 3 (0.18%) Alibaba
15 3 (0.18%) Quadient