Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +37
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 7,105 6,688 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.20% 9.69% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.23% 10.45% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,562 5,279 4,174
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 53,716 63,997 63,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.20% 92.72% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43,331 51,792 52,362
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps in London.

Salary trend for DevOps in London

DevOps
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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 +10 1,702 £75,000 +7.14% 283
South London +31 170 £60,000 -7.69% 34
West London -6 167 £65,000 +8.33% 73
East London +15 48 £65,000 -7.14% 37
North London +18 14 £65,000 +4.00% 8
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 3,621 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 3,586 (50.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2,769 (38.97%) Python
4 2,474 (34.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,434 (34.26%) Docker
6 2,115 (29.77%) Linux
7 2,040 (28.71%) Java
8 1,834 (25.81%) Ansible
9 1,801 (25.35%) Kubernetes
10 1,711 (24.08%) Finance
11 1,491 (20.99%) Jenkins
12 1,463 (20.59%) Terraform
13 1,366 (19.23%) Microservices
14 1,345 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
15 1,343 (18.90%) SQL
16 1,318 (18.55%) JavaScript
17 1,296 (18.24%) Software Engineering
18 1,227 (17.27%) Puppet
19 1,117 (15.72%) Google Cloud Platform
20 1,084 (15.26%) .NET
21 1,074 (15.12%) Scrum
22 1,067 (15.02%) C#
23 1,028 (14.47%) Git (software)
24 1,020 (14.36%) Opscode Chef
25 936 (13.17%) Windows
26 907 (12.77%) Bash Shell
27 891 (12.54%) Microsoft
28 835 (11.75%) Test Automation
29 824 (11.60%) TDD
30 805 (11.33%) Configuration Management

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
1 440 (6.19%) Apache Spark
2 318 (4.48%) Apache
3 305 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 226 (3.18%) Confluence
5 158 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 145 (2.04%) IIS
7 121 (1.70%) CMS
8 120 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 111 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 106 (1.49%) nginx
11 92 (1.29%) Apache Pig
12 66 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 56 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 44 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
14 44 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
15 40 (0.56%) Apache Solr
16 39 (0.55%) JBoss
17 37 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
18 35 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 29 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 16 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.056%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.042%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.042%) Sketch
9 2 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.028%) HipChat
9 2 (0.028%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.014%) ArchiCAD
10 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.014%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.014%) Revit
10 1 (0.014%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 105 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 15 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 13 (0.18%) Magento
6 11 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.084%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.084%) R3 Corda
8 5 (0.070%) Quorum
9 4 (0.056%) MultiChain
9 4 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.056%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.042%) Actimize
10 3 (0.042%) Exstream
10 3 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.028%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.028%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.028%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.028%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.028%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,586 (50.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2,474 (34.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,117 (15.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 480 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 466 (6.56%) PaaS
6 441 (6.21%) Serverless
7 389 (5.48%) SaaS
8 372 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
9 354 (4.98%) IaaS
10 325 (4.57%) Amazon S3
11 300 (4.22%) AWS Lambda
12 252 (3.55%) GitHub
13 212 (2.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 176 (2.48%) OpenShift
15 171 (2.41%) Power Platform
16 151 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 149 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
18 145 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
19 143 (2.01%) Office 365
20 94 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 305 (4.29%) Firewall
2 165 (2.32%) TCP/IP
3 144 (2.03%) DNS
4 110 (1.55%) VPN
5 78 (1.10%) HTTP
5 78 (1.10%) Network Security
6 62 (0.87%) WAN
7 54 (0.76%) LAN
7 54 (0.76%) SSL
8 48 (0.68%) Internet
9 34 (0.48%) SAN
10 31 (0.44%) VLAN
11 23 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (0.31%) FTP
13 21 (0.30%) Wireless
14 20 (0.28%) AMQP
15 19 (0.27%) DHCP
16 15 (0.21%) VoIP
17 14 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 647 (9.11%) Big Data
3 441 (6.21%) NoSQL
4 418 (5.88%) MySQL
5 383 (5.39%) Hadoop
6 358 (5.04%) MongoDB
7 270 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
8 265 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
9 194 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 193 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 180 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
12 164 (2.31%) Power BI
13 163 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 158 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
15 150 (2.11%) Blockchain
16 136 (1.91%) Apache Hive
17 127 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
18 125 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 105 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 103 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,491 (20.99%) Jenkins
2 1,028 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 485 (6.83%) JIRA
4 408 (5.74%) TeamCity
5 341 (4.80%) Selenium
6 329 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 323 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 309 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 284 (4.00%) Maven
10 268 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
11 189 (2.66%) Cucumber
12 172 (2.42%) GitLab
13 166 (2.34%) Visual Studio
14 159 (2.24%) Bitbucket
15 152 (2.14%) Gradle
16 125 (1.76%) Travis CI
17 107 (1.51%) Subversion
18 104 (1.46%) Ant
19 102 (1.44%) JUnit
20 101 (1.42%) Vagrant
General
1 1,711 (24.08%) Finance
2 545 (7.67%) Banking
3 319 (4.49%) Retail
4 316 (4.45%) Law
5 156 (2.20%) Marketing
5 156 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 150 (2.11%) Games
7 129 (1.82%) Front Office
8 117 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 103 (1.45%) Advertising
10 87 (1.22%) Legal
11 76 (1.07%) Publishing
12 63 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 57 (0.80%) Investment Banking
14 46 (0.65%) Aerospace
15 39 (0.55%) Back Office
16 29 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 28 (0.39%) Billing
18 19 (0.27%) Local Government
19 15 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,056 (28.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,510 (21.25%) Developer
3 692 (9.74%) AWS Engineer
4 631 (8.88%) Architect
4 631 (8.88%) AWS DevOps
5 490 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 488 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
7 401 (5.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 386 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
9 365 (5.14%) Java Developer
10 319 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 297 (4.18%) Linux Engineer
12 292 (4.11%) Senior Developer
13 291 (4.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 279 (3.93%) C# Developer
15 263 (3.70%) Consultant
16 260 (3.66%) .NET Developer
17 251 (3.53%) Python Engineer
18 226 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 221 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,084 (15.26%) .NET
2 797 (11.22%) Web Services
3 687 (9.67%) Node.js
4 614 (8.64%) React
5 576 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 539 (7.59%) CSS
6 539 (7.59%) HTML
7 463 (6.52%) Kafka
8 456 (6.42%) REST
9 455 (6.40%) Spring
10 443 (6.24%) RESTful
11 321 (4.52%) Elastic Stack
12 285 (4.01%) JSON
13 284 (4.00%) ASP.NET
14 243 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 238 (3.35%) .NET Framework
15 238 (3.35%) Spring Boot
16 228 (3.21%) .NET Core
17 180 (2.53%) HTML5
18 166 (2.34%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 693 (9.75%) Fintech
2 390 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
3 360 (5.07%) Public Cloud
4 317 (4.46%) User Experience
5 316 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 315 (4.43%) Data Centre
7 246 (3.46%) Mobile App
8 203 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 178 (2.51%) Cloud Native
10 176 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
11 153 (2.15%) Algorithms
12 147 (2.07%) Hedge funds
13 134 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
14 112 (1.58%) Virtual Team
15 109 (1.53%) Management Information System
16 80 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
17 76 (1.07%) Private Cloud
18 74 (1.04%) Data Structures
19 65 (0.91%) Blog
20 51 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,115 (29.77%) Linux
2 936 (13.17%) Windows
3 435 (6.12%) Unix
4 207 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 169 (2.38%) CentOS
6 161 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 125 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 118 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 100 (1.41%) Android
10 37 (0.52%) CoreOS
10 37 (0.52%) Debian
11 32 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (0.38%) Mesosphere
13 23 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.30%) VMS
15 20 (0.28%) SUSE
16 18 (0.25%) Fedora
17 15 (0.21%) Windows 10
18 13 (0.18%) FreeBSD
18 13 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,621 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,366 (19.23%) Microservices
3 1,345 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
4 1,296 (18.24%) Software Engineering
5 1,074 (15.12%) Scrum
6 835 (11.75%) Test Automation
7 824 (11.60%) TDD
8 805 (11.33%) Configuration Management
9 663 (9.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 660 (9.29%) Open Source
11 651 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 584 (8.22%) Mentoring
13 557 (7.84%) Analytics
14 533 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
15 521 (7.33%) SDLC
16 504 (7.09%) Machine Learning
17 486 (6.84%) Migration
18 462 (6.50%) BDD
19 425 (5.98%) E-Commerce
20 422 (5.94%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,769 (38.97%) Python
2 2,040 (28.71%) Java
3 1,343 (18.90%) SQL
4 1,318 (18.55%) JavaScript
5 1,067 (15.02%) C#
6 907 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 697 (9.81%) PowerShell
8 664 (9.35%) Ruby
9 388 (5.46%) Scala
10 369 (5.19%) Go
11 329 (4.63%) Perl
12 272 (3.83%) PHP
13 222 (3.12%) Java 8
14 215 (3.03%) C++
15 195 (2.74%) Shell Script
16 181 (2.55%) T-SQL
17 165 (2.32%) TypeScript
18 154 (2.17%) C
19 139 (1.96%) Groovy
20 87 (1.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 588 (8.28%) Degree
2 229 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 189 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 134 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 120 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 94 (1.32%) CISSP
7 76 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 75 (1.06%) ISEB
9 64 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
10 60 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 59 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 56 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
13 49 (0.69%) DV Cleared
14 37 (0.52%) SANS
15 35 (0.49%) Master's Degree
16 29 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
17 26 (0.37%) CEH
17 26 (0.37%) MCSE
18 23 (0.32%) RHCE
19 22 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (7.74%) QA
2 64 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (0.83%) GDPR
4 49 (0.69%) SLA
5 30 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.23%) COBIT
8 15 (0.21%) PMO
9 14 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 12 (0.17%) MiFID
11 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 9 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 8 (0.11%) PA-DSS
13 8 (0.11%) PSD2
13 8 (0.11%) SAS 70
14 4 (0.056%) EMIR
14 4 (0.056%) GxP
15 2 (0.028%) TickIT
System Software
1 2,434 (34.26%) Docker
2 232 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 201 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 88 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 57 (0.80%) vSphere
8 23 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 19 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.20%) Varnish
12 13 (0.18%) HDFS
13 10 (0.14%) KVM
13 10 (0.14%) Snort
14 9 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 8 (0.11%) NFS
15 8 (0.11%) Xen
16 7 (0.099%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,834 (25.81%) Ansible
2 1,801 (25.35%) Kubernetes
3 1,463 (20.59%) Terraform
4 1,227 (17.27%) Puppet
5 1,020 (14.36%) Opscode Chef
6 229 (3.22%) Salt
7 200 (2.81%) Prometheus
8 165 (2.32%) Packer
9 154 (2.17%) Nagios
10 125 (1.76%) Grafana
11 110 (1.55%) Consul
12 85 (1.20%) Mesos
13 77 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
14 74 (1.04%) Kibana
15 62 (0.87%) Oozie
16 54 (0.76%) Automic
16 54 (0.76%) logstash
16 54 (0.76%) Marathon
17 50 (0.70%) Graphite
18 46 (0.65%) Rancher
Vendors
1 891 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 663 (9.33%) Google
3 418 (5.88%) Oracle
4 287 (4.04%) VMware
5 264 (3.72%) Splunk
6 196 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 144 (2.03%) Cloudera
8 113 (1.59%) SAP
9 106 (1.49%) New Relic
10 105 (1.48%) IBM
11 90 (1.27%) Databricks
12 86 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 82 (1.15%) AppDynamics
14 78 (1.10%) Tableau
15 77 (1.08%) SaltStack
16 64 (0.90%) WorldPay
17 60 (0.84%) Sitecore
18 58 (0.82%) Adobe
19 54 (0.76%) HP
20 53 (0.75%) Cognizant