Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +6
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 7,793 3,405 7,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 15.79% 17.26% 12.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.56% 18.36% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,273 2,826 5,550
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £59,563 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £66,417 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% - +4.00%

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 47,069 18,550 51,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.40% 94.01% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30,802 15,541 42,090
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +1.94%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -2 1,242 £80,000 +6.67% 410
South London -3 193 £65,000 +4.00% 31
West London -15 180 £70,000 +12.00% 134
East London 0 52 £73,750 +13.46% 78
North London -11 5 £85,000 +54.55% 11
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3,719 (47.72%) AWS
2 3,647 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
3 3,407 (43.72%) Azure
4 2,715 (34.84%) Docker
5 2,677 (34.35%) Kubernetes
6 2,527 (32.43%) Python
7 2,364 (30.33%) Terraform
8 2,045 (26.24%) Java
9 1,984 (25.46%) Finance
10 1,926 (24.71%) Microservices
11 1,765 (22.65%) JavaScript
12 1,631 (20.93%) Social Skills
13 1,589 (20.39%) Software Engineering
14 1,569 (20.13%) SQL
15 1,522 (19.53%) GCP
16 1,516 (19.45%) Jenkins
17 1,427 (18.31%) Infrastructure as Code
18 1,355 (17.39%) React
19 1,354 (17.37%) C#
20 1,247 (16.00%) Git (software)
21 1,243 (15.95%) Linux
22 1,162 (14.91%) Test Automation
23 1,156 (14.83%) Serverless
24 1,154 (14.81%) Ansible
25 1,150 (14.76%) .NET
26 1,092 (14.01%) Node.js
27 1,022 (13.11%) TDD
28 1,000 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
29 995 (12.77%) Microsoft
30 984 (12.63%) Full Stack Development

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
1 300 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 294 (3.77%) Confluence
3 208 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 156 (2.00%) Apache
4 156 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 136 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
6 124 (1.59%) CMS
7 112 (1.44%) nginx
8 105 (1.35%) IIS
9 50 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
10 49 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 36 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 32 (0.41%) WordPress
13 24 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 23 (0.30%) Drupal
14 23 (0.30%) Luigi
15 22 (0.28%) EPiServer
15 22 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 22 (0.28%) Traefik
16 21 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 66 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.40%) InVision
3 31 (0.40%) Sketch
4 25 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.28%) Figma
7 19 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.19%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.064%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.038%) Mingle
13 3 (0.038%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.013%) Revit
14 1 (0.013%) Weka
Business Applications
1 73 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.42%) Magento
3 24 (0.31%) Shopify
4 22 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 15 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 14 (0.18%) R3 Corda
7 13 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.14%) Summit
9 8 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.064%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 3 (0.038%) Loan IQ
11 3 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.026%) Q-Pulse
12 2 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.026%) Workfront
13 1 (0.013%) BASE24
13 1 (0.013%) Yoast SEO
Cloud Services
1 3,719 (47.72%) AWS
2 3,407 (43.72%) Azure
3 1,522 (19.53%) GCP
4 1,156 (14.83%) Serverless
5 767 (9.84%) SaaS
6 576 (7.39%) GitHub
7 561 (7.20%) PaaS
8 538 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 479 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
10 392 (5.03%) IaaS
11 335 (4.30%) Amazon ECS
12 332 (4.26%) Power Platform
13 286 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
14 253 (3.25%) Amazon S3
15 221 (2.84%) OpenShift
16 186 (2.39%) Amazon EKS
17 177 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
18 170 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
19 156 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
20 145 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 223 (2.86%) Firewall
2 154 (1.98%) DNS
3 152 (1.95%) HTTP
4 116 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 115 (1.48%) VPN
6 80 (1.03%) Network Security
7 58 (0.74%) Internet
8 36 (0.46%) SSL
9 34 (0.44%) Broadband
9 34 (0.44%) WAN
10 28 (0.36%) DHCP
11 26 (0.33%) SAN
12 23 (0.30%) FTP
13 22 (0.28%) LAN
14 21 (0.27%) SMTP
15 20 (0.26%) SD-WAN
15 20 (0.26%) WebEx
16 18 (0.23%) IPv4
16 18 (0.23%) NAS
16 18 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
2 728 (9.34%) SQL Server
3 644 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 465 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 432 (5.54%) MySQL
6 404 (5.18%) Big Data
7 367 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 278 (3.57%) Power BI
9 271 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
9 271 (3.48%) Redis
10 261 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 208 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
12 179 (2.30%) Data Lake
13 167 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
14 150 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 146 (1.87%) Hadoop
16 125 (1.60%) Tableau
17 121 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
18 118 (1.51%) Blockchain
19 98 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,516 (19.45%) Jenkins
2 1,247 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 638 (8.19%) JIRA
4 416 (5.34%) GitLab
5 358 (4.59%) TeamCity
6 303 (3.89%) Selenium
7 282 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 217 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 194 (2.49%) Maven
10 181 (2.32%) Cypress.io
11 180 (2.31%) webpack
12 173 (2.22%) CircleCI
13 172 (2.21%) Cucumber
14 164 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 162 (2.08%) SonarQube
16 137 (1.76%) Artifactory
17 130 (1.67%) Bitbucket
18 127 (1.63%) Gradle
18 127 (1.63%) Visual Studio
19 126 (1.62%) JUnit
General
1 1,984 (25.46%) Finance
2 1,631 (20.93%) Social Skills
3 551 (7.07%) Banking
4 438 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 386 (4.95%) Retail
6 233 (2.99%) Public Sector
7 209 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
8 205 (2.63%) Marketing
9 188 (2.41%) Games
10 127 (1.63%) Front Office
11 110 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 110 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 106 (1.36%) Influencing Skills
13 96 (1.23%) Advertising
14 94 (1.21%) Investment Banking
15 87 (1.12%) Legal
16 85 (1.09%) Publishing
17 81 (1.04%) Law
18 78 (1.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 65 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,813 (23.26%) Developer
2 1,719 (22.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 720 (9.24%) Software Engineer
4 550 (7.06%) Architect
5 466 (5.98%) AWS Engineer
6 458 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
7 448 (5.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 444 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 395 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 376 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
11 348 (4.47%) Java Developer
12 346 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
13 343 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 294 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
15 288 (3.70%) .NET Developer
16 264 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
17 250 (3.21%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 220 (2.82%) C# Developer
19 208 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
20 201 (2.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,355 (17.39%) React
2 1,150 (14.76%) .NET
3 1,092 (14.01%) Node.js
4 732 (9.39%) AngularJS
5 654 (8.39%) CSS
6 638 (8.19%) Web Services
7 598 (7.67%) Spring
8 596 (7.65%) REST
9 583 (7.48%) Kafka
10 581 (7.46%) HTML
11 470 (6.03%) .NET Core
12 433 (5.56%) Spring Boot
13 411 (5.27%) RESTful
14 405 (5.20%) GraphQL
15 320 (4.11%) .NET Framework
16 310 (3.98%) JSON
17 302 (3.88%) ASP.NET
18 270 (3.46%) HTML5
19 268 (3.44%) Vue.js
20 217 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 573 (7.35%) Cloud Native
2 512 (6.57%) User Experience
3 491 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
4 325 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 281 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 190 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 183 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 167 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
9 146 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 142 (1.82%) Data Structures
11 127 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 125 (1.60%) Data Centre
13 120 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
14 115 (1.48%) Derivative
15 111 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
16 101 (1.30%) Blog
17 91 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
18 88 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
19 87 (1.12%) NHS
20 73 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,243 (15.95%) Linux
2 596 (7.65%) Windows
3 289 (3.71%) Unix
4 179 (2.30%) Android
5 156 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 128 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 98 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (0.89%) CentOS
9 53 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 44 (0.56%) Mesosphere
11 40 (0.51%) VMS
12 30 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 29 (0.37%) Debian
14 25 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
15 23 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
17 19 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
19 8 (0.10%) Solaris
19 8 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,647 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,926 (24.71%) Microservices
3 1,589 (20.39%) Software Engineering
4 1,427 (18.31%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1,162 (14.91%) Test Automation
6 1,022 (13.11%) TDD
7 1,000 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
8 984 (12.63%) Full Stack Development
9 974 (12.50%) Scrum
10 898 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
11 853 (10.95%) Mentoring
12 818 (10.50%) Analytics
13 640 (8.21%) Fintech
14 598 (7.67%) SDLC
15 588 (7.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 573 (7.35%) Configuration Management
17 568 (7.29%) Computer Science
18 554 (7.11%) Open Source
19 534 (6.85%) Continuous Delivery
20 528 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,527 (32.43%) Python
2 2,045 (26.24%) Java
3 1,765 (22.65%) JavaScript
4 1,569 (20.13%) SQL
5 1,354 (17.37%) C#
6 757 (9.71%) PowerShell
7 712 (9.14%) Bash Shell
8 678 (8.70%) TypeScript
9 655 (8.40%) Go
10 415 (5.33%) Ruby
11 361 (4.63%) PHP
12 359 (4.61%) Scala
13 218 (2.80%) Kotlin
14 187 (2.40%) C++
15 169 (2.17%) ES6
16 164 (2.10%) Java 8
17 136 (1.75%) T-SQL
18 125 (1.60%) Shell Script
19 123 (1.58%) C
20 104 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 734 (9.42%) Degree
2 283 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 230 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 159 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.21%) Master's Degree
6 87 (1.12%) AWS Certification
7 41 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 25 (0.32%) CISSP
10 24 (0.31%) SANS
11 23 (0.30%) ISEB
12 19 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 17 (0.22%) CCNA
14 16 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 16 (0.21%) CEH
15 14 (0.18%) PMP
15 14 (0.18%) RHCE
16 13 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (0.15%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 626 (8.03%) QA
2 149 (1.91%) GDPR
3 115 (1.48%) Accessibility
4 103 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 62 (0.80%) SLA
6 53 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (0.47%) WCAG
8 36 (0.46%) NIST
9 34 (0.44%) PCI DSS
10 30 (0.38%) GRC
11 7 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.090%) PMO
12 6 (0.077%) IASME
12 6 (0.077%) SOC 2
13 5 (0.064%) COBIT
13 5 (0.064%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.064%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.051%) Basel III
15 3 (0.038%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,715 (34.84%) Docker
2 234 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 93 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (0.32%) vSphere
6 21 (0.27%) Varnish
7 18 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 16 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.18%) Firmware
9 14 (0.18%) HDFS
9 14 (0.18%) KVM
9 14 (0.18%) LXC
10 12 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.10%) Ceph
13 7 (0.090%) Postfix
14 6 (0.077%) iptables
14 6 (0.077%) Xen
15 4 (0.051%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2,677 (34.35%) Kubernetes
2 2,364 (30.33%) Terraform
3 1,154 (14.81%) Ansible
4 614 (7.88%) Puppet
5 444 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
6 366 (4.70%) Prometheus
7 323 (4.14%) Grafana
8 98 (1.26%) Kibana
9 84 (1.08%) logstash
10 72 (0.92%) Packer
11 68 (0.87%) Consul
12 62 (0.80%) Istio
13 60 (0.77%) Nagios
14 57 (0.73%) SCCM
15 45 (0.58%) Salt
16 44 (0.56%) Automic
16 44 (0.56%) ZABBIX
17 33 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
18 32 (0.41%) Rancher
19 31 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 995 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 725 (9.30%) Google
3 361 (4.63%) Oracle
4 163 (2.09%) Splunk
5 153 (1.96%) VMware
6 139 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 116 (1.49%) Databricks
8 94 (1.21%) ServiceNow
9 86 (1.10%) New Relic
10 78 (1.00%) SAP
11 75 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 69 (0.89%) IBM
13 61 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
14 56 (0.72%) Cisco
15 50 (0.64%) Spotify
16 48 (0.62%) Adobe
17 45 (0.58%) Apple
18 38 (0.49%) Cognizant
19 36 (0.46%) HP
20 35 (0.45%) LexisNexis