Period
to 11 December 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 105 128
Rank change year-on-year +14 +23 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,874 2,068 2,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.48% 3.11% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 3.26% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,469 1,834 1,682
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £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 51,080 63,469 70,425
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.36% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41,594 52,099 55,817
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.44% +0.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +21 477 £75,000 +7.14% 118
South London +4 72 £75,000 +7.14% 25
West London +14 66 £67,500 -6.90% 34
East London +32 30 £60,000 -4.00% 22
North London -2 4 £78,500 +12.14% 5
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,874 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,168 (62.33%) AWS
3 1,072 (57.20%) Docker
4 1,024 (54.64%) Python
5 1,011 (53.95%) Kubernetes
6 978 (52.19%) Linux
7 959 (51.17%) Ansible
8 952 (50.80%) Terraform
9 698 (37.25%) Azure
10 660 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
10 660 (35.22%) Jenkins
11 657 (35.06%) Puppet
12 532 (28.39%) Opscode Chef
13 499 (26.63%) Java
14 467 (24.92%) Bash Shell
15 466 (24.87%) Infrastructure as Code
16 437 (23.32%) Finance
17 421 (22.47%) GCP
18 394 (21.02%) Configuration Management
19 384 (20.49%) PowerShell
20 380 (20.28%) Windows
21 336 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
22 297 (15.85%) Go
23 296 (15.80%) Microservices
24 287 (15.31%) Git (software)
25 286 (15.26%) Ruby
26 247 (13.18%) AWS CloudFormation
27 241 (12.86%) Fintech
28 219 (11.69%) Open Source
29 192 (10.25%) Google

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
1 121 (6.46%) IIS
2 112 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
3 81 (4.32%) nginx
4 62 (3.31%) Confluence
5 61 (3.26%) Apache
6 60 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 38 (2.03%) OpenStack
8 32 (1.71%) Apache Spark
9 28 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.53%) JBoss
12 9 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.43%) Apache TomEE
14 7 (0.37%) Anypoint
14 7 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
15 6 (0.32%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.32%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.16%) CMS
16 3 (0.16%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.48%) Magento
2 5 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.27%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.053%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.053%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,168 (62.33%) AWS
2 698 (37.25%) Azure
3 421 (22.47%) GCP
4 247 (13.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 181 (9.66%) Serverless
6 146 (7.79%) AWS Lambda
7 144 (7.68%) Amazon EC2
8 123 (6.56%) Amazon S3
9 117 (6.24%) PaaS
10 105 (5.60%) SaaS
11 102 (5.44%) Amazon ECS
12 98 (5.23%) GitHub
13 96 (5.12%) IaaS
14 91 (4.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 75 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 61 (3.26%) OpenShift
17 59 (3.15%) Amazon EKS
18 56 (2.99%) Datadog
19 54 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
20 47 (2.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 149 (7.95%) Firewall
2 85 (4.54%) DNS
3 69 (3.68%) VPN
4 65 (3.47%) TCP/IP
5 44 (2.35%) Internet
6 37 (1.97%) SSL
7 33 (1.76%) HTTP
8 14 (0.75%) DHCP
9 13 (0.69%) Kerberos
10 11 (0.59%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.53%) Network Security
12 9 (0.48%) FTP
13 8 (0.43%) DSL
14 7 (0.37%) SSH
15 6 (0.32%) SMTP
16 5 (0.27%) HTTPS
17 4 (0.21%) AMQP
17 4 (0.21%) OpenVPN
18 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
18 3 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (5.82%) MySQL
3 104 (5.55%) Amazon RDS
4 95 (5.07%) SQL Server
5 72 (3.84%) Big Data
6 54 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 51 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 50 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 45 (2.40%) Blockchain
9 45 (2.40%) Redis
10 37 (1.97%) Relational Database
11 33 (1.76%) MongoDB
12 21 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (0.91%) Power BI
14 15 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.59%) Data Lake
15 11 (0.59%) HBase
15 11 (0.59%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
16 10 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 660 (35.22%) Jenkins
2 287 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 157 (8.38%) TeamCity
4 128 (6.83%) JIRA
5 127 (6.78%) GitLab
6 120 (6.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 110 (5.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 104 (5.55%) Maven
9 80 (4.27%) Bitbucket
10 67 (3.58%) Vagrant
10 67 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 63 (3.36%) CircleCI
12 54 (2.88%) SonarQube
13 52 (2.77%) Selenium
13 52 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 51 (2.72%) IBM UrbanCode
15 49 (2.61%) Ant
16 48 (2.56%) Hudson
17 40 (2.13%) Cucumber
18 35 (1.87%) Gradle
General
1 437 (23.32%) Finance
2 187 (9.98%) Banking
3 71 (3.79%) Games
4 63 (3.36%) Public Sector
5 45 (2.40%) Law
6 41 (2.19%) Marketing
6 41 (2.19%) Retail
7 26 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.28%) Billing
9 23 (1.23%) Back Office
10 22 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.01%) Advertising
12 16 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.53%) Front Office
15 8 (0.43%) Electronics
16 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.27%) French Language
17 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (9.82%) Elastic Stack
2 157 (8.38%) Node.js
3 134 (7.15%) .NET
4 115 (6.14%) Web Services
5 62 (3.31%) Kafka
6 53 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
7 32 (1.71%) JSON
7 32 (1.71%) REST
8 31 (1.65%) YAML
9 30 (1.60%) React
10 28 (1.49%) LAMP
11 27 (1.44%) .NET Core
11 27 (1.44%) Middleware
12 18 (0.96%) RESTful
13 16 (0.85%) LDAP
14 15 (0.80%) ASP.NET
14 15 (0.80%) OAuth
15 14 (0.75%) SAML
16 12 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.08%) Public Cloud
2 83 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 50 (2.67%) Cloud Native
5 48 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 42 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (1.23%) Hedge funds
9 23 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
10 21 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (0.96%) Private Cloud
11 18 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 17 (0.91%) Social Network
12 17 (0.91%) User Experience
13 16 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
15 14 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (0.69%) Clustering
17 12 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 978 (52.19%) Linux
2 380 (20.28%) Windows
3 144 (7.68%) Unix
4 86 (4.59%) CentOS
5 80 (4.27%) Windows Server
6 63 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 20 (1.07%) VMS
9 14 (0.75%) Android
9 14 (0.75%) zOS
10 13 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.69%) Debian
11 12 (0.64%) Mesosphere
12 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.48%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.37%) Solaris
15 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.21%) Fedora
17 3 (0.16%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,874 (100.00%) DevOps
2 660 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 466 (24.87%) Infrastructure as Code
4 394 (21.02%) Configuration Management
5 336 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
6 296 (15.80%) Microservices
7 241 (12.86%) Fintech
8 219 (11.69%) Open Source
9 186 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 151 (8.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 151 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 148 (7.90%) Test Automation
12 141 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
13 134 (7.15%) Migration
14 128 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 128 (6.83%) SDLC
15 118 (6.30%) Scrum
16 113 (6.03%) Load Balancing
17 106 (5.66%) Computer Science
18 105 (5.60%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,024 (54.64%) Python
2 499 (26.63%) Java
3 467 (24.92%) Bash Shell
4 384 (20.49%) PowerShell
5 297 (15.85%) Go
6 286 (15.26%) Ruby
7 186 (9.93%) SQL
8 168 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 162 (8.64%) C#
10 114 (6.08%) C++
11 95 (5.07%) Perl
12 86 (4.59%) Shell Script
13 46 (2.45%) Groovy
14 45 (2.40%) PHP
15 40 (2.13%) C
16 38 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 31 (1.65%) Lua
18 29 (1.55%) Scala
19 11 (0.59%) Kotlin
20 9 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 122 (6.51%) Degree
2 70 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.45%) AWS Certification
4 38 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 31 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.32%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) MCTS
9 2 (0.11%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.053%) CCNP
10 1 (0.053%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.053%) MCSA
10 1 (0.053%) MCSE
10 1 (0.053%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.83%) QA
2 12 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.53%) GDPR
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) SLA
7 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.11%) NIST
8 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,072 (57.20%) Docker
2 65 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 41 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.69%) vSphere
7 11 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.53%) HDFS
9 8 (0.43%) Xen
10 7 (0.37%) OpenSSH
11 6 (0.32%) iptables
12 5 (0.27%) etcd
12 5 (0.27%) Firmware
12 5 (0.27%) KVM
12 5 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.21%) NFS
14 3 (0.16%) Varnish
15 2 (0.11%) LXC
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,011 (53.95%) Kubernetes
2 959 (51.17%) Ansible
3 952 (50.80%) Terraform
4 657 (35.06%) Puppet
5 532 (28.39%) Opscode Chef
6 145 (7.74%) Packer
7 133 (7.10%) Grafana
8 130 (6.94%) Prometheus
9 122 (6.51%) Salt
10 87 (4.64%) Consul
11 84 (4.48%) Docker Swarm
12 76 (4.06%) Nagios
13 67 (3.58%) Rancher
14 61 (3.26%) Graphite
15 54 (2.88%) ZABBIX
16 43 (2.29%) Kibana
17 42 (2.24%) Istio
18 34 (1.81%) Opsview
19 30 (1.60%) Mesos
20 17 (0.91%) Icinga
Vendors
1 192 (10.25%) Google
2 141 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 109 (5.82%) Splunk
4 86 (4.59%) VMware
5 58 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 56 (2.99%) AppDynamics
7 55 (2.93%) Oracle
8 46 (2.45%) Atlassian
8 46 (2.45%) Citrix
9 45 (2.40%) CyberArk
10 37 (1.97%) New Relic
11 27 (1.44%) Dynatrace
12 26 (1.39%) SaltStack
12 26 (1.39%) WorldPay
13 25 (1.33%) PagerDuty
13 25 (1.33%) ServiceNow
14 20 (1.07%) Symantec
15 17 (0.91%) Black Duck
16 14 (0.75%) IBM
17 13 (0.69%) Teradata