Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 10 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 8,578 4,367 6,697
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 16.80% 18.16% 13.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.55% 19.29% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,443 3,723 5,060
10th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £48,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £98,750 £88,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £106,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +1.97%

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 48,873 22,643 48,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.72% 94.18% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32,342 19,118 39,125
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 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 -4 1,237 £80,000 +6.67% 464
South London -3 205 £65,000 -4.06% 20
West London -2 196 £70,000 +12.00% 115
East London +2 76 £72,500 +16.00% 72
North London -11 9 £90,000 +28.57% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 4,118 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 4,019 (46.85%) AWS
3 3,771 (43.96%) Azure
4 3,506 (40.87%) CI/CD
5 2,990 (34.86%) Kubernetes
6 2,972 (34.65%) Docker
7 2,924 (34.09%) Python
8 2,433 (28.36%) Java
9 2,359 (27.50%) Terraform
10 2,143 (24.98%) Finance
11 2,040 (23.78%) JavaScript
12 1,962 (22.87%) Software Engineering
13 1,946 (22.69%) Microservices
14 1,747 (20.37%) GCP
15 1,704 (19.86%) Social Skills
16 1,677 (19.55%) Jenkins
17 1,565 (18.24%) React
18 1,514 (17.65%) SQL
19 1,417 (16.52%) Git (software)
20 1,378 (16.06%) Linux
21 1,371 (15.98%) C#
22 1,352 (15.76%) Infrastructure as Code
23 1,340 (15.62%) Ansible
24 1,336 (15.57%) Test Automation
25 1,205 (14.05%) Node.js
26 1,163 (13.56%) .NET
27 1,138 (13.27%) Scrum
28 1,128 (13.15%) Serverless
29 1,114 (12.99%) Full Stack Development
30 1,104 (12.87%) TDD

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
1 312 (3.64%) Confluence
2 269 (3.14%) Apache Spark
3 261 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
4 164 (1.91%) CMS
5 144 (1.68%) nginx
6 139 (1.62%) Apache
7 127 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 124 (1.45%) IIS
9 120 (1.40%) Apache Airflow
10 78 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 32 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 29 (0.34%) WordPress
13 28 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
16 22 (0.26%) GeoServer
17 21 (0.24%) Luigi
18 20 (0.23%) Camunda
18 20 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
18 20 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 61 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (0.45%) Sketch
4 31 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.30%) InVision
6 24 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 24 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.13%) Adobe XD
10 6 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.023%) Weka
13 1 (0.012%) Revit
Business Applications
1 63 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.27%) Shopify
4 22 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 19 (0.22%) Magento
5 19 (0.22%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.10%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.082%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.070%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.047%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 3 (0.035%) RMDS
11 2 (0.023%) Primavera
11 2 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.023%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4,019 (46.85%) AWS
2 3,771 (43.96%) Azure
3 1,747 (20.37%) GCP
4 1,128 (13.15%) Serverless
5 676 (7.88%) SaaS
6 674 (7.86%) GitHub
7 536 (6.25%) PaaS
8 514 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 458 (5.34%) AWS Lambda
10 350 (4.08%) IaaS
11 317 (3.70%) Amazon S3
12 315 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
13 305 (3.56%) OpenShift
14 304 (3.54%) Power Platform
15 274 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
16 243 (2.83%) Amazon ECS
17 222 (2.59%) Microsoft 365
18 185 (2.16%) Amazon EKS
19 181 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
20 161 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 199 (2.32%) Firewall
1 199 (2.32%) HTTP
2 173 (2.02%) DNS
3 128 (1.49%) Network Security
4 106 (1.24%) VPN
5 81 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 74 (0.86%) Internet
7 50 (0.58%) Kerberos
8 45 (0.52%) DHCP
9 34 (0.40%) SSL
10 32 (0.37%) Broadband
11 31 (0.36%) SSH
12 24 (0.28%) VLAN
13 22 (0.26%) Cisco IPT
13 22 (0.26%) HTTPS
14 20 (0.23%) WAN
15 19 (0.22%) MQTT
15 19 (0.22%) Wireless
16 17 (0.20%) SMTP
17 16 (0.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 808 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 745 (8.69%) PostgreSQL
3 581 (6.77%) MySQL
4 574 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 510 (5.95%) Big Data
6 410 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 356 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 286 (3.33%) Redis
9 263 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
10 243 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
11 241 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 237 (2.76%) Power BI
13 212 (2.47%) Data Lake
14 183 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
15 169 (1.97%) Hadoop
16 150 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 150 (1.75%) Blockchain
17 149 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
18 131 (1.53%) Tableau
19 127 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,677 (19.55%) Jenkins
2 1,417 (16.52%) Git (software)
3 679 (7.92%) JIRA
4 429 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 405 (4.72%) GitLab
6 372 (4.34%) Selenium
7 282 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 220 (2.56%) webpack
9 209 (2.44%) Maven
10 192 (2.24%) CircleCI
11 187 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 181 (2.11%) Gradle
13 177 (2.06%) Cucumber
13 177 (2.06%) Cypress.io
14 164 (1.91%) Bitbucket
15 149 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 140 (1.63%) Postman
17 137 (1.60%) SpecFlow
18 118 (1.38%) SonarQube
18 118 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 2,143 (24.98%) Finance
2 1,704 (19.86%) Social Skills
3 650 (7.58%) Banking
4 488 (5.69%) Retail
5 468 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
6 287 (3.35%) Marketing
7 285 (3.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 227 (2.65%) Games
9 209 (2.44%) Public Sector
10 139 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
11 137 (1.60%) Front Office
12 131 (1.53%) Telecoms
13 118 (1.38%) Law
14 106 (1.24%) Financial Institution
15 97 (1.13%) Advertising
16 93 (1.08%) Legal
17 89 (1.04%) Publishing
18 82 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
19 80 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
20 77 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,961 (22.86%) Developer
2 1,766 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 865 (10.08%) Software Engineer
4 703 (8.20%) Architect
5 617 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 466 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 463 (5.40%) AWS Engineer
8 435 (5.07%) Java Developer
9 432 (5.04%) Senior DevOps
10 390 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 353 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
12 346 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
13 306 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
14 302 (3.52%) Data Engineer
15 289 (3.37%) .NET Developer
16 284 (3.31%) Java Engineer
17 264 (3.08%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 258 (3.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 258 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
19 215 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,565 (18.24%) React
2 1,205 (14.05%) Node.js
3 1,163 (13.56%) .NET
4 702 (8.18%) CSS
5 701 (8.17%) REST
6 693 (8.08%) AngularJS
7 675 (7.87%) HTML
8 674 (7.86%) Kafka
9 608 (7.09%) Spring
10 488 (5.69%) Spring Boot
11 479 (5.58%) RESTful
12 447 (5.21%) .NET Core
13 445 (5.19%) Web Services
14 350 (4.08%) ASP.NET
15 344 (4.01%) Vue.js
16 332 (3.87%) HTML5
17 311 (3.63%) GraphQL
18 281 (3.28%) .NET Framework
19 275 (3.21%) JSON
20 237 (2.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 633 (7.38%) Cloud Native
2 607 (7.08%) User Experience
3 382 (4.45%) Greenfield Project
4 359 (4.19%) Public Cloud
5 259 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 214 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
7 198 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 196 (2.28%) Algorithms
9 187 (2.18%) Hedge funds
10 159 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 154 (1.80%) Virtual Team
12 148 (1.73%) Derivative
12 148 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
13 147 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 122 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 112 (1.31%) Blog
16 103 (1.20%) Fixed Income
17 88 (1.03%) Private Cloud
18 84 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
19 76 (0.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,378 (16.06%) Linux
2 623 (7.26%) Windows
3 409 (4.77%) Unix
4 150 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 135 (1.57%) Android
6 132 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 87 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 83 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (0.68%) VMS
10 55 (0.64%) CentOS
11 31 (0.36%) Debian
12 26 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 25 (0.29%) Mesosphere
14 22 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
16 19 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 19 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
18 10 (0.12%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.10%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,118 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 3,506 (40.87%) CI/CD
3 1,962 (22.87%) Software Engineering
4 1,946 (22.69%) Microservices
5 1,352 (15.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1,336 (15.57%) Test Automation
7 1,138 (13.27%) Scrum
8 1,114 (12.99%) Full Stack Development
9 1,104 (12.87%) TDD
10 967 (11.27%) Analytics
11 923 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
12 902 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
13 858 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 739 (8.62%) SDLC
15 628 (7.32%) Configuration Management
16 627 (7.31%) Computer Science
17 577 (6.73%) Fintech
18 563 (6.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 560 (6.53%) Data Science
20 558 (6.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2,924 (34.09%) Python
2 2,433 (28.36%) Java
3 2,040 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 1,514 (17.65%) SQL
5 1,371 (15.98%) C#
6 861 (10.04%) TypeScript
7 854 (9.96%) Bash
8 837 (9.76%) PowerShell
9 686 (8.00%) Go
10 429 (5.00%) Ruby
11 423 (4.93%) Scala
12 359 (4.19%) PHP
13 222 (2.59%) C++
14 201 (2.34%) Kotlin
15 190 (2.21%) ES6
16 182 (2.12%) C
17 169 (1.97%) Shell Script
18 163 (1.90%) Java 8
19 158 (1.84%) Perl
20 145 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 831 (9.69%) Degree
2 288 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 247 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 192 (2.24%) SC Cleared
5 122 (1.42%) AWS Certification
6 96 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 76 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (0.57%) CISSP
9 48 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 30 (0.35%) SANS
12 22 (0.26%) HND
13 21 (0.24%) ISTQB
14 19 (0.22%) CCNA
14 19 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
15 16 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.16%) CEH
17 14 (0.16%) ISEB
17 14 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 706 (8.23%) QA
2 115 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 107 (1.25%) Accessibility
4 87 (1.01%) GDPR
5 61 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (0.51%) NIST
7 41 (0.48%) SLA
8 26 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 24 (0.28%) GRC
10 23 (0.27%) WCAG
11 20 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 19 (0.22%) IASME
12 19 (0.22%) PMO
13 11 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 11 (0.13%) IEC 62304
13 11 (0.13%) ISO 13485
14 9 (0.10%) MiFID
15 8 (0.093%) EMIR
15 8 (0.093%) GxP
15 8 (0.093%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2,972 (34.65%) Docker
2 196 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 105 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 95 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.27%) Varnish
7 22 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 17 (0.20%) vSphere
10 12 (0.14%) Firmware
11 11 (0.13%) HDFS
11 11 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.13%) XenApp
12 10 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 10 (0.12%) KVM
13 8 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.070%) LXC
16 5 (0.058%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.047%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,990 (34.86%) Kubernetes
2 2,359 (27.50%) Terraform
3 1,340 (15.62%) Ansible
4 577 (6.73%) Puppet
5 404 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
6 272 (3.17%) Prometheus
7 265 (3.09%) Grafana
8 81 (0.94%) Istio
9 70 (0.82%) SCCM
10 66 (0.77%) Kibana
11 56 (0.65%) HAProxy
11 56 (0.65%) Packer
12 54 (0.63%) Consul
12 54 (0.63%) logstash
13 51 (0.59%) Nagios
14 39 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
15 38 (0.44%) Salt
16 37 (0.43%) ZABBIX
17 31 (0.36%) CASB
18 28 (0.33%) Automic
Vendors
1 1,026 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 684 (7.97%) Google
3 346 (4.03%) Oracle
4 193 (2.25%) Splunk
5 165 (1.92%) VMware
6 138 (1.61%) Databricks
7 123 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 107 (1.25%) New Relic
9 100 (1.17%) Cognizant
10 98 (1.14%) ServiceNow
11 83 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 61 (0.71%) SAP
13 56 (0.65%) MuleSoft
14 53 (0.62%) AppDynamics
15 51 (0.59%) IBM
16 48 (0.56%) Adobe
17 39 (0.45%) Atlassian
18 34 (0.40%) NetApp
19 33 (0.38%) Cisco
19 33 (0.38%) Sitecore