Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 11 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 5,399 6,286 7,121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 17.53% 13.41% 11.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.72% 14.31% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,483 4,873 5,564
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,375 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £108,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +2.40%

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 28,842 43,937 56,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.66% 93.75% 92.79%
Number of salaries quoted 23,057 35,644 46,483
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +6 1,234 £77,500 +3.33% 348
South London +8 234 £67,500 +3.85% 22
West London -2 86 £65,000 +4.00% 148
East London +6 29 £70,000 +7.69% 49
North London +36 9 £71,250 -7.47% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 2,602 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2,582 (47.82%) AWS
3 2,212 (40.97%) Azure
4 1,953 (36.17%) Docker
5 1,940 (35.93%) Kubernetes
6 1,734 (32.12%) Python
7 1,628 (30.15%) Terraform
8 1,339 (24.80%) Java
9 1,336 (24.75%) Finance
10 1,283 (23.76%) Microservices
11 1,141 (21.13%) JavaScript
12 1,066 (19.74%) SQL
13 1,027 (19.02%) Linux
13 1,027 (19.02%) Jenkins
14 972 (18.00%) C#
15 960 (17.78%) Software Engineering
16 930 (17.23%) GCP
16 930 (17.23%) Ansible
17 901 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
18 883 (16.35%) .NET
19 854 (15.82%) Infrastructure as Code
20 819 (15.17%) Test Automation
21 793 (14.69%) TDD
22 704 (13.04%) Git (software)
23 678 (12.56%) Fintech
24 671 (12.43%) Scrum
25 633 (11.72%) React
26 626 (11.59%) Microsoft
27 595 (11.02%) Serverless
28 539 (9.98%) Web Services

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
1 166 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 147 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 138 (2.56%) Confluence
4 131 (2.43%) Apache Spark
5 94 (1.74%) Apache
6 79 (1.46%) CMS
7 68 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
8 59 (1.09%) IIS
9 45 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 33 (0.61%) JBoss
11 27 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 27 (0.50%) Red Hat Fuse
12 26 (0.48%) nginx
13 24 (0.44%) Drupal
14 21 (0.39%) EPiServer
15 20 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
15 20 (0.37%) WordPress
16 19 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
16 19 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 18 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (0.57%) Sketch
3 27 (0.50%) InVision
4 23 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 13 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.15%) Figma
8 8 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.11%) Revit
10 5 (0.093%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.093%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.074%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 99 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.56%) R3 Corda
3 18 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
4 14 (0.26%) Loan IQ
5 13 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 10 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 9 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.11%) Magento
9 5 (0.093%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.056%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.037%) Northgate Housing
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.037%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.037%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.019%) MetaTrader
12 1 (0.019%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2,582 (47.82%) AWS
2 2,212 (40.97%) Azure
3 930 (17.23%) GCP
4 595 (11.02%) Serverless
5 497 (9.21%) PaaS
6 427 (7.91%) SaaS
7 298 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
8 288 (5.33%) GitHub
9 282 (5.22%) IaaS
10 263 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 227 (4.20%) Amazon ECS
12 224 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 199 (3.69%) Power Platform
14 179 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
15 170 (3.15%) Amazon EKS
16 167 (3.09%) Azure Functions
17 164 (3.04%) Amazon S3
18 118 (2.19%) OpenShift
19 95 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 95 (1.76%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 167 (3.09%) Firewall
2 85 (1.57%) Network Security
3 70 (1.30%) DNS
4 63 (1.17%) HTTP
5 58 (1.07%) Internet
5 58 (1.07%) VPN
6 49 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 40 (0.74%) WAN
8 29 (0.54%) LAN
9 26 (0.48%) DHCP
10 22 (0.41%) SSL
11 21 (0.39%) Multicast
12 19 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.31%) BGP
13 17 (0.31%) SD-WAN
14 16 (0.30%) OSPF
14 16 (0.30%) SSH
14 16 (0.30%) VLAN
15 15 (0.28%) HTTPS
15 15 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 322 (5.96%) NoSQL
3 320 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 314 (5.82%) Big Data
5 222 (4.11%) MongoDB
6 200 (3.70%) MySQL
7 189 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 178 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 164 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
10 129 (2.39%) Redis
11 128 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
12 122 (2.26%) Power BI
13 106 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
14 101 (1.87%) Hadoop
15 91 (1.69%) Blockchain
16 89 (1.65%) Data Lake
17 81 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 75 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 74 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 61 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,027 (19.02%) Jenkins
2 704 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 353 (6.54%) JIRA
4 261 (4.83%) GitLab
5 219 (4.06%) TeamCity
6 201 (3.72%) Selenium
7 146 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 137 (2.54%) Maven
9 136 (2.52%) Cucumber
10 130 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 124 (2.30%) Bitbucket
12 119 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 119 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 107 (1.98%) Artifactory
14 94 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 93 (1.72%) SonarQube
16 82 (1.52%) Cypress.io
17 78 (1.44%) CircleCI
18 73 (1.35%) Visual Studio
19 67 (1.24%) JUnit
General
1 1,336 (24.75%) Finance
2 485 (8.98%) Banking
3 243 (4.50%) Public Sector
4 194 (3.59%) Retail
5 190 (3.52%) Games
6 168 (3.11%) Marketing
7 78 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 72 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 67 (1.24%) Law
10 66 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 64 (1.19%) Front Office
12 63 (1.17%) Legal
13 55 (1.02%) Electronics
14 45 (0.83%) Back Office
15 40 (0.74%) Advertising
16 32 (0.59%) Automotive
17 30 (0.56%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.50%) Publishing
19 26 (0.48%) Local Government
20 17 (0.31%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1,434 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,384 (25.63%) Developer
3 458 (8.48%) AWS Engineer
4 445 (8.24%) Senior DevOps
5 435 (8.06%) Architect
6 399 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 393 (7.28%) AWS DevOps
8 392 (7.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 317 (5.87%) Java Developer
10 310 (5.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 310 (5.74%) Software Engineer
11 271 (5.02%) C# Developer
12 260 (4.82%) Azure Engineer
13 252 (4.67%) .NET Developer
14 251 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
15 228 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
16 189 (3.50%) Python Engineer
17 187 (3.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 170 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
19 159 (2.94%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 883 (16.35%) .NET
2 633 (11.72%) React
3 539 (9.98%) Web Services
4 497 (9.21%) CSS
5 489 (9.06%) Node.js
6 425 (7.87%) .NET Core
7 400 (7.41%) HTML
8 366 (6.78%) AngularJS
9 327 (6.06%) Kafka
10 322 (5.96%) REST
11 301 (5.58%) Spring
12 288 (5.33%) .NET Framework
13 238 (4.41%) Spring Boot
14 237 (4.39%) RESTful
15 225 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 222 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 210 (3.89%) jQuery
18 183 (3.39%) HTML5
19 167 (3.09%) Vue.js
20 154 (2.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 364 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 338 (6.26%) Cloud Native
3 286 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (3.65%) Public Cloud
5 180 (3.33%) User Experience
6 164 (3.04%) Mobile App
7 116 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 104 (1.93%) N-Tier
9 103 (1.91%) Virtual Team
10 91 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 83 (1.54%) Hedge funds
12 80 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 79 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 69 (1.28%) Blog
14 69 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
15 64 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
16 56 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 56 (1.04%) Reinsurance
17 51 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 41 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,027 (19.02%) Linux
2 409 (7.58%) Windows
3 261 (4.83%) Unix
4 93 (1.72%) CentOS
5 91 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 83 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 73 (1.35%) Android
9 61 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.37%) Debian
10 20 (0.37%) VMS
11 15 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.22%) Solaris
12 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
13 10 (0.19%) CoreOS
13 10 (0.19%) zOS
14 9 (0.17%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
15 6 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,602 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,283 (23.76%) Microservices
3 960 (17.78%) Software Engineering
4 901 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
5 854 (15.82%) Infrastructure as Code
6 819 (15.17%) Test Automation
7 793 (14.69%) TDD
8 678 (12.56%) Fintech
9 671 (12.43%) Scrum
10 484 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 460 (8.52%) BDD
12 443 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 429 (7.95%) Configuration Management
13 429 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
14 382 (7.08%) Deployment Automation
15 376 (6.96%) Analytics
16 374 (6.93%) OO
17 367 (6.80%) Machine Learning
18 337 (6.24%) Open Source
19 310 (5.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,734 (32.12%) Python
2 1,339 (24.80%) Java
3 1,141 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 1,066 (19.74%) SQL
5 972 (18.00%) C#
6 480 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 396 (7.33%) Bash Shell
8 375 (6.95%) Go
9 272 (5.04%) TypeScript
10 258 (4.78%) Ruby
11 166 (3.07%) PHP
12 165 (3.06%) T-SQL
13 145 (2.69%) Scala
14 136 (2.52%) Kotlin
15 135 (2.50%) C++
16 105 (1.94%) Java 8
17 92 (1.70%) Perl
18 91 (1.69%) ES6
19 79 (1.46%) Shell Script
20 75 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 396 (7.33%) Degree
2 291 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 252 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 158 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 51 (0.94%) AWS Certification
6 42 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (0.70%) CISSP
8 34 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 25 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 20 (0.37%) OSCP
12 19 (0.35%) Master's Degree
13 18 (0.33%) ISEB
13 18 (0.33%) SANS
14 17 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.28%) OSCE
16 10 (0.19%) CCNP
16 10 (0.19%) CEH
16 10 (0.19%) PhD
16 10 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (5.50%) QA
2 52 (0.96%) GDPR
2 52 (0.96%) NIST
3 42 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.48%) SLA
6 26 (0.48%) WCAG
7 22 (0.41%) MiFID
8 21 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 21 (0.39%) EMIR
9 16 (0.30%) GRC
10 14 (0.26%) SOC 2
11 10 (0.19%) SOC 1
12 7 (0.13%) PMO
13 6 (0.11%) COBIT
14 4 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.074%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.074%) ISO 13485
14 4 (0.074%) WAI
System Software
1 1,953 (36.17%) Docker
2 195 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 104 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.22%) Xen
7 8 (0.15%) Firmware
7 8 (0.15%) vSphere
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.093%) LXC
9 5 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.074%) NFS
10 4 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.056%) HDFS
11 3 (0.056%) KVM
11 3 (0.056%) Postfix
11 3 (0.056%) Varnish
11 3 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,940 (35.93%) Kubernetes
2 1,628 (30.15%) Terraform
3 930 (17.23%) Ansible
4 511 (9.46%) Puppet
5 371 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
6 213 (3.95%) Prometheus
7 187 (3.46%) Grafana
8 78 (1.44%) Istio
9 58 (1.07%) Nagios
10 47 (0.87%) Packer
11 43 (0.80%) Salt
12 37 (0.69%) Consul
13 26 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 26 (0.48%) Kibana
13 26 (0.48%) SCCM
14 24 (0.44%) Rancher
15 23 (0.43%) ZABBIX
16 21 (0.39%) Fortio
16 21 (0.39%) Graphite
16 21 (0.39%) Kiali
Vendors
1 626 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 457 (8.46%) Google
3 178 (3.30%) Oracle
4 146 (2.70%) VMware
5 117 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 91 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 91 (1.69%) Splunk
7 86 (1.59%) Nintex
8 83 (1.54%) IBM
8 83 (1.54%) SAP
9 80 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
10 66 (1.22%) Databricks
11 55 (1.02%) Cisco
12 29 (0.54%) Adobe
13 27 (0.50%) ServiceNow
14 26 (0.48%) Sitecore
15 25 (0.46%) AppDynamics
15 25 (0.46%) Palo Alto
16 24 (0.44%) MuleSoft
16 24 (0.44%) WSO2