Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +12
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 6,950 7,251 6,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.00% 10.97% 8.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 11.85% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5,250 5,544 5,116
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.19% +5.38%
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,733 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.41% +3.57% +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 49,839 61,200 69,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.19% 92.56% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40,156 49,556 54,266
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +4 1,587 £75,000 +7.14% 374
South London +10 255 £67,500 -3.57% 60
West London +22 243 £62,500 -10.71% 133
East London +10 67 £62,000 -10.95% 58
North London -12 3 £80,000 +45.45% 7
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 3,585 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3,231 (46.49%) AWS
3 2,462 (35.42%) Docker
4 2,440 (35.11%) Azure
5 2,201 (31.67%) Python
6 2,183 (31.41%) Kubernetes
7 1,904 (27.40%) Java
8 1,754 (25.24%) Linux
9 1,707 (24.56%) Finance
10 1,652 (23.77%) Terraform
11 1,547 (22.26%) Ansible
12 1,512 (21.76%) Microservices
13 1,379 (19.84%) Jenkins
14 1,310 (18.85%) JavaScript
15 1,272 (18.30%) SQL
16 1,176 (16.92%) Software Engineering
17 1,100 (15.83%) Puppet
18 1,087 (15.64%) C#
19 1,045 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
20 1,026 (14.76%) Git (software)
21 1,018 (14.65%) .NET
22 976 (14.04%) GCP
23 949 (13.65%) Scrum
23 949 (13.65%) TDD
24 894 (12.86%) Microsoft
25 872 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
26 812 (11.68%) Infrastructure as Code
27 798 (11.48%) Windows
28 784 (11.28%) PowerShell
29 757 (10.89%) Test Automation

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
1 292 (4.20%) Apache Spark
2 239 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
3 210 (3.02%) Confluence
4 180 (2.59%) IIS
5 157 (2.26%) Apache
6 101 (1.45%) nginx
7 98 (1.41%) CMS
8 97 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 96 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 94 (1.35%) OpenStack
11 71 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 51 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 44 (0.63%) SAS
14 38 (0.55%) JBoss
15 35 (0.50%) WordPress
16 33 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
17 32 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 32 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
18 25 (0.36%) Drupal
19 24 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 66 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 18 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.058%) SPSS
8 3 (0.043%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.029%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.014%) InDesign
10 1 (0.014%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 51 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.22%) Magento
6 6 (0.086%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.086%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 5 (0.072%) HFM
7 5 (0.072%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.072%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.072%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.058%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 4 (0.058%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.058%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.058%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.029%) RiskWrite
10 1 (0.014%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.014%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,231 (46.49%) AWS
2 2,440 (35.11%) Azure
3 976 (14.04%) GCP
4 551 (7.93%) Serverless
5 476 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 460 (6.62%) PaaS
7 430 (6.19%) SaaS
8 401 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
9 338 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
10 315 (4.53%) IaaS
11 281 (4.04%) Amazon S3
12 267 (3.84%) Amazon ECS
13 254 (3.65%) OpenShift
14 228 (3.28%) GitHub
15 204 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
16 180 (2.59%) Power Platform
17 128 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
18 123 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 118 (1.70%) Office 365
20 117 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 282 (4.06%) Firewall
2 209 (3.01%) DNS
3 140 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 131 (1.88%) Internet
5 104 (1.50%) VPN
6 86 (1.24%) HTTP
7 53 (0.76%) DHCP
8 49 (0.71%) SSL
9 42 (0.60%) Network Security
10 34 (0.49%) WAN
11 27 (0.39%) SAN
12 24 (0.35%) Software-Defined Networking
13 22 (0.32%) BGP
14 20 (0.29%) OSPF
14 20 (0.29%) Wireless
15 18 (0.26%) LAN
16 16 (0.23%) Skype
17 15 (0.22%) Kerberos
17 15 (0.22%) Wireshark
18 14 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 497 (7.15%) Big Data
3 439 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 310 (4.46%) MySQL
5 295 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 282 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
7 270 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
8 236 (3.40%) Hadoop
9 219 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
10 217 (3.12%) MongoDB
11 178 (2.56%) Power BI
12 169 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 161 (2.32%) Redis
14 149 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 144 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 142 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 114 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
17 114 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 111 (1.60%) RDBMS
19 105 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,379 (19.84%) Jenkins
2 1,026 (14.76%) Git (software)
3 531 (7.64%) JIRA
4 309 (4.45%) TeamCity
5 287 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 260 (3.74%) GitLab
7 259 (3.73%) Selenium
8 248 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 238 (3.42%) Maven
10 226 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 199 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
12 194 (2.79%) Bitbucket
13 159 (2.29%) Artifactory
13 159 (2.29%) Cucumber
14 121 (1.74%) Visual Studio
15 108 (1.55%) Gradle
16 104 (1.50%) SonarQube
17 102 (1.47%) CircleCI
18 97 (1.40%) JUnit
18 97 (1.40%) Vagrant
General
1 1,707 (24.56%) Finance
2 603 (8.68%) Banking
3 292 (4.20%) Retail
4 182 (2.62%) Marketing
5 178 (2.56%) Games
6 171 (2.46%) Front Office
7 152 (2.19%) Law
8 150 (2.16%) Public Sector
9 114 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 97 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 68 (0.98%) Billing
12 64 (0.92%) Advertising
13 54 (0.78%) Legal
14 51 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 47 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 44 (0.63%) Back Office
17 30 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.29%) Publishing
18 20 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 19 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,867 (26.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,632 (23.48%) Developer
3 585 (8.42%) Architect
4 551 (7.93%) AWS Engineer
5 426 (6.13%) Senior DevOps
6 398 (5.73%) Senior Developer
7 392 (5.64%) Software Engineer
8 385 (5.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 382 (5.50%) AWS DevOps
10 376 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 374 (5.38%) Java Developer
12 339 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 259 (3.73%) Consultant
14 251 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
15 241 (3.47%) C# Developer
16 240 (3.45%) .NET Developer
17 230 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
18 218 (3.14%) Python Engineer
19 193 (2.78%) Lead DevOps
20 192 (2.76%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,018 (14.65%) .NET
2 699 (10.06%) React
3 660 (9.50%) Web Services
4 602 (8.66%) Node.js
5 586 (8.43%) CSS
6 582 (8.37%) REST
7 553 (7.96%) HTML
8 512 (7.37%) AngularJS
9 411 (5.91%) RESTful
10 380 (5.47%) Kafka
11 350 (5.04%) Spring
12 348 (5.01%) ASP.NET
13 286 (4.12%) .NET Core
14 271 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
15 252 (3.63%) JSON
16 237 (3.41%) HTML5
17 236 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 232 (3.34%) Spring Boot
19 226 (3.25%) .NET Framework
20 181 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 450 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
2 429 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 319 (4.59%) Public Cloud
4 310 (4.46%) User Experience
5 272 (3.91%) Cloud Native
6 254 (3.65%) Data Centre
7 222 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 188 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
9 164 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 161 (2.32%) Hedge funds
11 154 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
12 128 (1.84%) Fixed Income
13 109 (1.57%) Algorithms
14 105 (1.51%) Data Structures
15 95 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
16 89 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 89 (1.28%) Virtual Team
17 78 (1.12%) Private Cloud
18 62 (0.89%) Derivative
19 56 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,754 (25.24%) Linux
2 798 (11.48%) Windows
3 402 (5.78%) Unix
4 204 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 151 (2.17%) CentOS
6 119 (1.71%) Android
7 106 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 101 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 74 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 35 (0.50%) VMS
10 35 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (0.45%) Mesosphere
13 29 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 29 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 23 (0.33%) CoreOS
15 18 (0.26%) Debian
15 18 (0.26%) zOS
16 14 (0.20%) Fedora
17 11 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,585 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,512 (21.76%) Microservices
3 1,176 (16.92%) Software Engineering
4 1,045 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
5 949 (13.65%) Scrum
5 949 (13.65%) TDD
6 812 (11.68%) Infrastructure as Code
7 757 (10.89%) Test Automation
8 723 (10.40%) Fintech
9 718 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
10 673 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 650 (9.35%) Open Source
12 625 (8.99%) Analytics
13 571 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 567 (8.16%) Mentoring
15 535 (7.70%) BDD
16 489 (7.04%) Migration
17 474 (6.82%) SDLC
18 437 (6.29%) Computer Science
19 416 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,201 (31.67%) Python
2 1,904 (27.40%) Java
3 1,310 (18.85%) JavaScript
4 1,272 (18.30%) SQL
5 1,087 (15.64%) C#
6 784 (11.28%) PowerShell
7 735 (10.58%) Bash Shell
8 551 (7.93%) Ruby
9 507 (7.29%) Go
10 275 (3.96%) Scala
11 271 (3.90%) PHP
12 241 (3.47%) Java 8
13 236 (3.40%) C++
14 216 (3.11%) T-SQL
15 203 (2.92%) Perl
15 203 (2.92%) TypeScript
16 154 (2.22%) Shell Script
17 152 (2.19%) Kotlin
18 146 (2.10%) C
19 118 (1.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 561 (8.07%) Degree
2 267 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (1.91%) AWS Certification
4 119 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 87 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 61 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 50 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 45 (0.65%) CISSP
10 34 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.43%) ISEB
12 26 (0.37%) PhD
13 23 (0.33%) CISM
14 20 (0.29%) PMI Certification
15 19 (0.27%) MCSA
15 19 (0.27%) PMP
16 17 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.20%) CISA
17 14 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (7.27%) QA
2 82 (1.18%) SLA
3 54 (0.78%) GDPR
4 51 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 31 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.42%) NIST
7 18 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.19%) FISMA
9 11 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 10 (0.14%) PMO
11 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.072%) PSD2
13 4 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.058%) ITGC
13 4 (0.058%) MiFID
13 4 (0.058%) NCSC
14 3 (0.043%) COBIT
14 3 (0.043%) EMIR
14 3 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2,462 (35.42%) Docker
2 228 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 137 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (0.59%) vSphere
7 33 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 22 (0.32%) Xen
9 17 (0.24%) HDFS
9 17 (0.24%) vCloud
10 16 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 15 (0.22%) KVM
12 14 (0.20%) etcd
13 12 (0.17%) Varnish
13 12 (0.17%) XenApp
14 11 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.12%) Cronacle
16 7 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 7 (0.10%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2,183 (31.41%) Kubernetes
2 1,652 (23.77%) Terraform
3 1,547 (22.26%) Ansible
4 1,100 (15.83%) Puppet
5 872 (12.55%) Opscode Chef
6 200 (2.88%) Prometheus
7 191 (2.75%) Packer
8 182 (2.62%) Grafana
9 168 (2.42%) Consul
10 151 (2.17%) Salt
11 121 (1.74%) Rancher
12 109 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
13 102 (1.47%) Nagios
14 82 (1.18%) Graphite
15 80 (1.15%) Kibana
16 66 (0.95%) Automic
16 66 (0.95%) ZABBIX
17 59 (0.85%) Mesos
18 55 (0.79%) Istio
19 38 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 894 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 578 (8.32%) Google
3 322 (4.63%) Oracle
4 238 (3.42%) VMware
5 216 (3.11%) Splunk
6 142 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 134 (1.93%) WorldPay
8 110 (1.58%) Atlassian
9 102 (1.47%) AppDynamics
10 97 (1.40%) SAP
11 83 (1.19%) Citrix
12 79 (1.14%) IBM
13 68 (0.98%) New Relic
14 66 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 61 (0.88%) Adobe
16 60 (0.86%) Cisco
16 60 (0.86%) Tableau
17 57 (0.82%) ServiceNow
18 51 (0.73%) Cloudera
18 51 (0.73%) Sitecore