Period
to 25 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DevOps skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DevOps over the 6 months to 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 6,517 4,748 7,280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 16.11% 14.21% 12.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.06% 15.15% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,811 3,808 5,735
10th Percentile £51,000 £48,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.33% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £108,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,700
% change year-on-year - +3.67% +0.32%

DevOps is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 38,211 31,333 53,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.47% 93.77% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26,481 25,553 44,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,762 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.39% +4.76% +5.00%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps in London.

Salary trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps in London

DevOps
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,260 £80,000 +6.67% 434
South London +3 195 £65,000 +4.00% 30
West London -6 155 £70,000 +7.69% 109
East London +7 29 £75,000 +15.38% 66
North London +25 10 £87,500 +45.83% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, IT jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for DevOps.

1 3,122 (47.91%) AWS
2 3,107 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
3 2,750 (42.20%) Azure
4 2,335 (35.83%) Kubernetes
5 2,328 (35.72%) Docker
6 2,041 (31.32%) Python
7 2,037 (31.26%) Terraform
8 1,669 (25.61%) Finance
9 1,627 (24.97%) Java
10 1,621 (24.87%) Microservices
11 1,468 (22.53%) JavaScript
12 1,302 (19.98%) SQL
13 1,276 (19.58%) Software Engineering
14 1,195 (18.34%) Social Skills
15 1,179 (18.09%) Linux
16 1,165 (17.88%) Infrastructure as Code
17 1,147 (17.60%) Jenkins
18 1,127 (17.29%) C#
19 1,126 (17.28%) GCP
20 1,012 (15.53%) Ansible
21 970 (14.88%) .NET
22 941 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
23 939 (14.41%) Git (software)
24 906 (13.90%) Test Automation
25 898 (13.78%) React
26 890 (13.66%) TDD
26 890 (13.66%) Serverless
27 783 (12.01%) Node.js
28 745 (11.43%) Scrum
29 731 (11.22%) Microsoft

DevOps
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
1 232 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
2 218 (3.35%) Confluence
3 161 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 160 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 127 (1.95%) Apache
6 115 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
7 105 (1.61%) CMS
8 82 (1.26%) IIS
9 73 (1.12%) nginx
10 48 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 30 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 29 (0.44%) Drupal
13 24 (0.37%) WordPress
14 23 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 23 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 22 (0.34%) EPiServer
16 20 (0.31%) Luigi
17 18 (0.28%) Traefik
18 17 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 16 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 58 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.41%) Sketch
4 23 (0.35%) InVision
5 17 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.15%) Figma
7 8 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.092%) Revit
9 6 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.077%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.077%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.046%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.031%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 106 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.43%) R3 Corda
3 25 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 25 (0.38%) Magento
4 19 (0.29%) Shopify
5 11 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.12%) Summit
7 7 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.077%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.046%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.031%) Northgate Housing
10 2 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.031%) Q-Pulse
10 2 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.031%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,122 (47.91%) AWS
2 2,750 (42.20%) Azure
3 1,126 (17.28%) GCP
4 890 (13.66%) Serverless
5 662 (10.16%) SaaS
6 556 (8.53%) PaaS
7 400 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 384 (5.89%) IaaS
9 382 (5.86%) AWS Lambda
10 348 (5.34%) GitHub
11 291 (4.47%) Amazon ECS
12 250 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
13 237 (3.64%) Power Platform
14 215 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
15 213 (3.27%) Amazon S3
16 191 (2.93%) Azure Functions
17 187 (2.87%) Amazon EKS
18 152 (2.33%) OpenShift
19 147 (2.26%) Azure Service Bus
20 126 (1.93%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 204 (3.13%) Firewall
2 109 (1.67%) HTTP
3 89 (1.37%) Network Security
4 88 (1.35%) DNS
5 80 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 65 (1.00%) VPN
7 59 (0.91%) Internet
8 43 (0.66%) WAN
9 31 (0.48%) SSL
10 29 (0.44%) LAN
11 23 (0.35%) SAN
12 22 (0.34%) DHCP
13 19 (0.29%) VLAN
14 17 (0.26%) Broadband
14 17 (0.26%) FTP
15 15 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (0.23%) Multicast
16 14 (0.21%) SD-WAN
16 14 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 546 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
3 503 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 383 (5.88%) Big Data
5 356 (5.46%) MongoDB
6 301 (4.62%) MySQL
7 254 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 188 (2.88%) Redis
9 186 (2.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 185 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 182 (2.79%) Power BI
12 179 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
13 175 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
14 133 (2.04%) Hadoop
15 116 (1.78%) Blockchain
16 115 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 101 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 99 (1.52%) Data Lake
19 91 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
20 80 (1.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,147 (17.60%) Jenkins
2 939 (14.41%) Git (software)
3 479 (7.35%) JIRA
4 283 (4.34%) GitLab
5 271 (4.16%) TeamCity
6 205 (3.15%) Selenium
7 172 (2.64%) Maven
8 165 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 157 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 144 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 142 (2.18%) SonarQube
12 131 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 130 (1.99%) Cypress.io
14 115 (1.76%) CircleCI
15 110 (1.69%) Gradle
16 106 (1.63%) Bitbucket
17 103 (1.58%) JUnit
18 102 (1.57%) webpack
19 99 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
20 98 (1.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,669 (25.61%) Finance
2 1,195 (18.34%) Social Skills
3 538 (8.26%) Banking
4 338 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 296 (4.54%) Public Sector
6 247 (3.79%) Retail
7 200 (3.07%) Marketing
8 183 (2.81%) Games
9 165 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
10 127 (1.95%) Manufacturing
11 106 (1.63%) Investment Banking
12 105 (1.61%) Telecoms
13 99 (1.52%) Front Office
14 88 (1.35%) Influencing Skills
15 86 (1.32%) Advertising
16 81 (1.24%) Electronics
17 67 (1.03%) Legal
18 56 (0.86%) Law
19 51 (0.78%) Automotive
19 51 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,606 (24.64%) Developer
2 1,582 (24.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 552 (8.47%) Software Engineer
4 495 (7.60%) Senior DevOps
5 457 (7.01%) AWS Engineer
6 455 (6.98%) Architect
6 455 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 436 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 393 (6.03%) AWS DevOps
9 331 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
10 328 (5.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 325 (4.99%) Java Developer
12 304 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 277 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
14 248 (3.81%) .NET Developer
15 245 (3.76%) C# Developer
16 200 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
17 188 (2.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 176 (2.70%) Consultant
19 171 (2.62%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 970 (14.88%) .NET
2 898 (13.78%) React
3 783 (12.01%) Node.js
4 602 (9.24%) CSS
5 591 (9.07%) Web Services
6 566 (8.68%) AngularJS
7 520 (7.98%) HTML
8 479 (7.35%) REST
9 471 (7.23%) Kafka
10 452 (6.94%) Spring
11 451 (6.92%) .NET Core
12 312 (4.79%) RESTful
13 305 (4.68%) Spring Boot
14 303 (4.65%) GraphQL
15 297 (4.56%) .NET Framework
16 238 (3.65%) HTML5
17 232 (3.56%) JSON
18 213 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
19 209 (3.21%) ASP.NET
20 200 (3.07%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 463 (7.10%) Cloud Native
2 394 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 374 (5.74%) User Experience
4 262 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 217 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 153 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 143 (2.19%) Virtual Team
8 124 (1.90%) Blog
9 121 (1.86%) Data Centre
10 114 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 114 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 98 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
12 97 (1.49%) Hedge funds
13 96 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 95 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 75 (1.15%) N-Tier
16 70 (1.07%) Derivative
17 62 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
18 58 (0.89%) NHS
19 46 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1,179 (18.09%) Linux
2 512 (7.86%) Windows
3 302 (4.63%) Unix
4 125 (1.92%) Android
5 120 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 108 (1.66%) Windows Server
7 95 (1.46%) CentOS
8 93 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.46%) VMS
11 24 (0.37%) Debian
12 22 (0.34%) Windows 10
13 18 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
15 14 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
16 13 (0.20%) Solaris
17 7 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.077%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.077%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,107 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,621 (24.87%) Microservices
3 1,276 (19.58%) Software Engineering
4 1,165 (17.88%) Infrastructure as Code
5 941 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
6 906 (13.90%) Test Automation
7 890 (13.66%) TDD
8 745 (11.43%) Scrum
9 705 (10.82%) Mentoring
10 699 (10.73%) Fintech
11 674 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
12 523 (8.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 522 (8.01%) Analytics
14 509 (7.81%) BDD
15 487 (7.47%) Open Source
16 464 (7.12%) SDLC
17 455 (6.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 452 (6.94%) OO
19 447 (6.86%) Computer Science
20 434 (6.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2,041 (31.32%) Python
2 1,627 (24.97%) Java
3 1,468 (22.53%) JavaScript
4 1,302 (19.98%) SQL
5 1,127 (17.29%) C#
6 621 (9.53%) PowerShell
7 517 (7.93%) Bash Shell
7 517 (7.93%) TypeScript
8 489 (7.50%) Go
9 335 (5.14%) Ruby
10 264 (4.05%) PHP
11 232 (3.56%) Scala
12 183 (2.81%) Kotlin
13 169 (2.59%) C++
14 161 (2.47%) ES6
15 153 (2.35%) T-SQL
16 150 (2.30%) Java 8
17 98 (1.50%) Perl
18 95 (1.46%) C
19 93 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 596 (9.15%) Degree
2 270 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 263 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 203 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.06%) AWS Certification
6 53 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 41 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 31 (0.48%) CISSP
10 27 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 24 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.34%) SANS
13 18 (0.28%) ISEB
14 17 (0.26%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.25%) OSCP
16 14 (0.21%) CEH
16 14 (0.21%) GIAC
17 13 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 13 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
18 12 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (6.58%) QA
2 107 (1.64%) GDPR
3 78 (1.20%) Accessibility
4 63 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 47 (0.72%) SLA
6 44 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 40 (0.61%) NIST
7 40 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 36 (0.55%) WCAG
9 22 (0.34%) GRC
10 10 (0.15%) COBIT
10 10 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.14%) PMO
12 8 (0.12%) SOC 2
13 4 (0.061%) Basel III
13 4 (0.061%) IASME
13 4 (0.061%) MiFID
13 4 (0.061%) SOC 1
13 4 (0.061%) WAI
14 3 (0.046%) EMIR
System Software
1 2,328 (35.72%) Docker
2 240 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 103 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.32%) vSphere
7 16 (0.25%) Firmware
8 14 (0.21%) Xen
9 13 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 13 (0.20%) LXC
10 10 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.12%) KVM
12 7 (0.11%) HDFS
13 6 (0.092%) iptables
13 6 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.061%) Snort
14 4 (0.061%) Varnish
15 3 (0.046%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.046%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,335 (35.83%) Kubernetes
2 2,037 (31.26%) Terraform
3 1,012 (15.53%) Ansible
4 542 (8.32%) Puppet
5 396 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 301 (4.62%) Prometheus
7 249 (3.82%) Grafana
8 76 (1.17%) Istio
9 61 (0.94%) Nagios
10 53 (0.81%) Consul
11 46 (0.71%) Packer
12 41 (0.63%) Salt
13 38 (0.58%) SCCM
14 35 (0.54%) Rancher
15 34 (0.52%) ZABBIX
16 32 (0.49%) Kibana
17 28 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
18 25 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
19 24 (0.37%) linkerd
20 23 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 731 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 549 (8.42%) Google
3 224 (3.44%) Oracle
4 151 (2.32%) VMware
5 114 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 109 (1.67%) Splunk
7 91 (1.40%) SAP
8 89 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 65 (1.00%) Databricks
10 61 (0.94%) IBM
11 59 (0.91%) Nintex
12 58 (0.89%) Cisco
13 57 (0.87%) ServiceNow
14 46 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
15 38 (0.58%) Spotify
16 35 (0.54%) Adobe
17 34 (0.52%) New Relic
18 28 (0.43%) AppDynamics
18 28 (0.43%) Apple
18 28 (0.43%) Sitecore