Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 3,445 7,134 7,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 17.27% 12.97% 10.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.51% 13.90% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,251 5,861 5,842
Median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,750 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 18,608 51,315 63,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.27% 93.26% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15,513 41,382 50,711
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 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 +4 795 £73,000 -2.67% 233
South London +9 198 £62,500 -3.85% 31
West London +9 68 £65,000 +4.00% 61
East London -2 22 £65,000 +4.84% 32
North London +41 7 £55,000 -31.25% 10
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 1,685 (48.91%) AWS
2 1,451 (42.12%) Azure
3 1,440 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
4 1,214 (35.24%) Docker
5 1,198 (34.78%) Python
6 1,181 (34.28%) Kubernetes
7 969 (28.13%) Finance
8 955 (27.72%) Terraform
9 869 (25.22%) Java
10 801 (23.25%) Microservices
11 729 (21.16%) Jenkins
12 725 (21.04%) Linux
13 649 (18.84%) SQL
14 646 (18.75%) Ansible
15 631 (18.32%) JavaScript
16 562 (16.31%) GCP
17 559 (16.23%) C#
18 555 (16.11%) Git (software)
19 523 (15.18%) .NET
20 520 (15.09%) Fintech
21 517 (15.01%) TDD
22 467 (13.56%) Test Automation
23 455 (13.21%) Software Engineering
23 455 (13.21%) SQL Server
24 433 (12.57%) Microsoft
25 427 (12.39%) Scrum
26 425 (12.34%) Infrastructure as Code
27 405 (11.76%) Web Services
28 394 (11.44%) Serverless
29 377 (10.94%) Continuous Integration

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
1 124 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
2 113 (3.28%) Apache
3 104 (3.02%) Confluence
4 101 (2.93%) Apache Spark
5 66 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 58 (1.68%) IIS
7 37 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 32 (0.93%) CMS
9 31 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 30 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 24 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 16 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.38%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.35%) JBoss
14 12 (0.35%) WordPress
15 10 (0.29%) Headless CMS
15 10 (0.29%) Umbraco
16 9 (0.26%) nginx
16 9 (0.26%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 38 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.12%) Figma
8 3 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.087%) InVision
8 3 (0.087%) Sketch
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.029%) InDesign
9 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.029%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 32 (0.93%) R3 Corda
2 25 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
3 22 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 15 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 9 (0.26%) Loan IQ
7 8 (0.23%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.058%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.029%) Magento
9 1 (0.029%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,685 (48.91%) AWS
2 1,451 (42.12%) Azure
3 562 (16.31%) GCP
4 394 (11.44%) Serverless
5 261 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
6 243 (7.05%) SaaS
7 230 (6.68%) PaaS
8 212 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 177 (5.14%) IaaS
10 155 (4.50%) Amazon ECS
11 148 (4.30%) GitHub
12 102 (2.96%) Office 365
13 94 (2.73%) Power Platform
14 86 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
15 84 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
16 81 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 74 (2.15%) Amazon S3
18 71 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
18 71 (2.06%) OpenShift
19 70 (2.03%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.15%) Firewall
2 95 (2.76%) DNS
3 86 (2.50%) Network Security
4 62 (1.80%) LAN
5 60 (1.74%) WAN
6 52 (1.51%) VPN
7 48 (1.39%) Internet
8 44 (1.28%) HTTP
9 38 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 26 (0.75%) SAN
11 25 (0.73%) DHCP
12 24 (0.70%) Wireshark
13 21 (0.61%) Skype
13 21 (0.61%) SSH
14 20 (0.58%) SSL
14 20 (0.58%) Wireless
15 19 (0.55%) BGP
16 18 (0.52%) OSPF
17 17 (0.49%) VoIP
18 16 (0.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 231 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 209 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
4 194 (5.63%) MySQL
5 179 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
6 170 (4.93%) Big Data
7 160 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 114 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
9 93 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 88 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 85 (2.47%) Data Lake
12 83 (2.41%) Redis
13 74 (2.15%) Blockchain
13 74 (2.15%) Power BI
14 71 (2.06%) Relational Database
15 60 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 56 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 54 (1.57%) Tableau
18 47 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
19 45 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 729 (21.16%) Jenkins
2 555 (16.11%) Git (software)
3 214 (6.21%) GitLab
4 206 (5.98%) JIRA
5 189 (5.49%) TeamCity
6 181 (5.25%) Selenium
7 124 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 118 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 108 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 87 (2.53%) Artifactory
11 83 (2.41%) Bitbucket
12 61 (1.77%) Maven
13 54 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 49 (1.42%) SonarQube
14 49 (1.42%) SpecFlow
15 41 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
16 40 (1.16%) NUnit
17 38 (1.10%) Visual Studio
18 36 (1.04%) webpack
19 34 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 969 (28.13%) Finance
2 367 (10.65%) Banking
3 111 (3.22%) Public Sector
4 103 (2.99%) Back Office
5 87 (2.53%) Retail
6 75 (2.18%) Games
7 72 (2.09%) Law
8 56 (1.63%) Marketing
9 53 (1.54%) Front Office
10 47 (1.36%) Advertising
11 43 (1.25%) Legal
12 40 (1.16%) Publishing
13 39 (1.13%) Telecoms
14 37 (1.07%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.70%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.38%) Automotive
18 9 (0.26%) Electronics
19 8 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,032 (29.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 839 (24.35%) Developer
3 367 (10.65%) AWS Engineer
4 338 (9.81%) AWS DevOps
5 291 (8.45%) Architect
6 284 (8.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 271 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
8 239 (6.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 181 (5.25%) Azure Engineer
10 173 (5.02%) Senior Developer
11 172 (4.99%) Cloud Engineer
12 158 (4.59%) .NET Developer
13 156 (4.53%) Java Developer
14 133 (3.86%) Python Engineer
15 126 (3.66%) C# Developer
16 121 (3.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 118 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
18 115 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
19 112 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
20 111 (3.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (15.18%) .NET
2 405 (11.76%) Web Services
3 323 (9.38%) React
4 313 (9.09%) Node.js
5 288 (8.36%) AngularJS
6 262 (7.61%) CSS
7 259 (7.52%) HTML
8 218 (6.33%) .NET Core
9 189 (5.49%) REST
10 170 (4.93%) Kafka
11 159 (4.62%) Spring
12 153 (4.44%) RESTful
13 132 (3.83%) .NET Framework
13 132 (3.83%) HTML5
14 129 (3.74%) OAuth
15 128 (3.72%) Spring Boot
16 119 (3.45%) ASP.NET
17 108 (3.13%) JSON
18 103 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
19 100 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 257 (7.46%) Cloud Native
2 173 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
3 172 (4.99%) Public Cloud
4 169 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 92 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 88 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 78 (2.26%) Management Information System
9 70 (2.03%) User Experience
10 52 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
11 49 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 42 (1.22%) Replication
13 40 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 39 (1.13%) Private Cloud
15 35 (1.02%) Data Structures
16 31 (0.90%) Derivative
16 31 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
16 31 (0.90%) Fixed Income
16 31 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 725 (21.04%) Linux
2 366 (10.62%) Windows
3 153 (4.44%) Unix
4 110 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 53 (1.54%) CentOS
6 45 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.13%) Android
8 38 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 38 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 34 (0.99%) Debian
10 28 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
12 21 (0.61%) VMS
13 19 (0.55%) Windows 10
14 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
15 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.32%) Solaris
17 10 (0.29%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,440 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (23.25%) Microservices
3 520 (15.09%) Fintech
4 517 (15.01%) TDD
5 467 (13.56%) Test Automation
6 455 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 427 (12.39%) Scrum
8 425 (12.34%) Infrastructure as Code
9 377 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 318 (9.23%) Configuration Management
11 285 (8.27%) Mentoring
12 271 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
13 246 (7.14%) BDD
14 245 (7.11%) Analytics
15 200 (5.81%) OO
16 199 (5.78%) Asset Management
17 181 (5.25%) SDLC
18 179 (5.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 177 (5.14%) Computer Science
20 176 (5.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,198 (34.78%) Python
2 869 (25.22%) Java
3 649 (18.84%) SQL
4 631 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 559 (16.23%) C#
6 346 (10.04%) PowerShell
7 233 (6.76%) Go
8 216 (6.27%) Bash Shell
9 189 (5.49%) Ruby
10 137 (3.98%) Scala
11 117 (3.40%) TypeScript
12 115 (3.34%) PHP
13 107 (3.11%) Kotlin
14 95 (2.76%) T-SQL
15 76 (2.21%) C++
16 68 (1.97%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.68%) Java 8
18 53 (1.54%) Perl
19 40 (1.16%) C
20 39 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 296 (8.59%) Degree
2 141 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 114 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 81 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 75 (2.18%) AWS Certification
6 67 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (1.45%) Sun Certification
8 40 (1.16%) CCNA
8 40 (1.16%) CISSP
9 35 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (0.99%) Master's Degree
11 28 (0.81%) ISEB
12 26 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 23 (0.67%) PhD
14 14 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 14 (0.41%) CCNP
14 14 (0.41%) CCSP
15 13 (0.38%) CISM
16 12 (0.35%) OSCP
16 12 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (6.24%) QA
2 38 (1.10%) NIST
3 33 (0.96%) SLA
4 30 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.64%) GDPR
6 18 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.38%) EMIR
8 12 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.35%) MiFID
9 11 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.23%) COBIT
11 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.12%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.087%) UCITS
12 3 (0.087%) WCAG
13 2 (0.058%) FINRA
13 2 (0.058%) NCSC
13 2 (0.058%) PMO
14 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.029%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 1,214 (35.24%) Docker
2 140 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 57 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.99%) vSphere
5 22 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.20%) HDFS
9 6 (0.17%) Firmware
9 6 (0.17%) XenApp
10 5 (0.15%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.12%) Samba
11 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.058%) LXC
12 2 (0.058%) NFS
12 2 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,181 (34.28%) Kubernetes
2 955 (27.72%) Terraform
3 646 (18.75%) Ansible
4 370 (10.74%) Puppet
5 249 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
6 101 (2.93%) Prometheus
7 90 (2.61%) Grafana
8 51 (1.48%) Istio
9 33 (0.96%) Kibana
9 33 (0.96%) SCCM
10 27 (0.78%) Nagios
10 27 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (0.67%) Salt
12 20 (0.58%) Graphite
13 19 (0.55%) Packer
14 15 (0.44%) CSIRT
15 14 (0.41%) Rancher
16 13 (0.38%) Control-M
17 12 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
17 12 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 433 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 294 (8.53%) Google
3 153 (4.44%) Oracle
4 103 (2.99%) VMware
5 74 (2.15%) Cisco
6 63 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (1.77%) SAP
8 60 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 53 (1.54%) IBM
10 52 (1.51%) Databricks
11 48 (1.39%) Atlassian
12 46 (1.34%) Splunk
13 34 (0.99%) New Relic
14 27 (0.78%) CheckPoint
15 26 (0.75%) Adobe
16 24 (0.70%) hybris
17 20 (0.58%) SolarWinds
18 19 (0.55%) HP
18 19 (0.55%) Sitecore
19 17 (0.49%) Citrix