Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 27 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 +40
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 7,378 6,354 4,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.98% 8.39% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 9.04% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,636 5,105 3,858
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 61,577 70,268 70,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 92.80% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 49,811 54,103 60,521
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,207
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,750
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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 1,566 £70,000 - 344
West London -2 186 £65,000 +8.33% 163
South London +17 142 £70,000 +7.69% 54
East London +10 93 £69,250 +15.42% 74
North London +7 14 £60,400 +9.82% 14
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 3,964 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3,490 (47.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2,621 (35.52%) Docker
4 2,470 (33.48%) Python
5 2,453 (33.25%) Linux
6 2,342 (31.74%) Java
7 2,076 (28.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,977 (26.80%) Ansible
9 1,909 (25.87%) Jenkins
10 1,779 (24.11%) Finance
11 1,639 (22.21%) Continuous Integration
12 1,629 (22.08%) Kubernetes
13 1,612 (21.85%) Microservices
14 1,495 (20.26%) Puppet
15 1,411 (19.12%) JavaScript
16 1,343 (18.20%) SQL
17 1,300 (17.62%) Scrum
18 1,253 (16.98%) Git (software)
19 1,208 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
20 1,205 (16.33%) Terraform
21 1,200 (16.26%) Software Engineering
22 1,163 (15.76%) TDD
23 1,088 (14.75%) C#
24 984 (13.34%) Test Automation
25 980 (13.28%) Windows
26 962 (13.04%) .NET
27 938 (12.71%) Web Services
28 927 (12.56%) Google Cloud Platform
29 896 (12.14%) Bash Shell
30 860 (11.66%) 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
1 368 (4.99%) Apache
2 314 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 300 (4.07%) Confluence
4 247 (3.35%) Apache Spark
5 228 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 177 (2.40%) CMS
7 158 (2.14%) IIS
8 139 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 136 (1.84%) nginx
10 133 (1.80%) WebSphere
11 131 (1.78%) OpenStack
12 85 (1.15%) SharePoint
13 83 (1.12%) EPiServer
14 75 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 74 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
16 60 (0.81%) MS Exchange
17 58 (0.79%) Apache Solr
18 44 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 35 (0.47%) Mule
20 30 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 66 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.22%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.068%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.054%) Mingle
10 3 (0.041%) HipChat
10 3 (0.041%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.041%) Stata
11 2 (0.027%) Snapchat
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.014%) Houdini
12 1 (0.014%) InVision
12 1 (0.014%) Maya
12 1 (0.014%) NUKE
12 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 63 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
2 56 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
3 39 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 35 (0.47%) Eloqua
5 26 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 26 (0.35%) Magento
6 18 (0.24%) Actimize
6 18 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
6 18 (0.24%) thinkFolio
7 14 (0.19%) Front Arena
8 13 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
9 9 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 8 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.095%) ION MarketView
11 7 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (0.081%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (0.068%) Odoo
13 5 (0.068%) SAP ERP
14 4 (0.054%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3,490 (47.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2,076 (28.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 927 (12.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 456 (6.18%) PaaS
5 436 (5.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 360 (4.88%) Serverless
7 357 (4.84%) SaaS
8 309 (4.19%) GitHub
9 285 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
10 257 (3.48%) Amazon S3
11 244 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
12 230 (3.12%) IaaS
13 207 (2.81%) OpenShift
14 185 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
15 182 (2.47%) Office 365
16 138 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 130 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 113 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
19 97 (1.31%) npm
20 90 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 369 (5.00%) Firewall
2 245 (3.32%) DNS
3 171 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 139 (1.88%) HTTP
5 131 (1.78%) VPN
6 129 (1.75%) Internet
7 72 (0.98%) Network Security
8 68 (0.92%) DHCP
9 49 (0.66%) SSL
10 46 (0.62%) WAN
11 45 (0.61%) LAN
12 43 (0.58%) SAN
13 42 (0.57%) BGP
14 36 (0.49%) SSH
14 36 (0.49%) VLAN
15 35 (0.47%) OSPF
16 31 (0.42%) SMTP
17 23 (0.31%) MPLS
18 22 (0.30%) Skype
19 21 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 623 (8.44%) SQL Server
3 500 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 491 (6.65%) Big Data
5 469 (6.36%) MySQL
6 325 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 287 (3.89%) Hadoop
8 261 (3.54%) Relational Database
9 248 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
10 200 (2.71%) Blockchain
11 174 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 142 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 127 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 125 (1.69%) Redis
15 113 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 97 (1.31%) Apache Hive
17 85 (1.15%) Couchbase
18 84 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 83 (1.12%) Power BI
20 79 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,909 (25.87%) Jenkins
2 1,253 (16.98%) Git (software)
3 720 (9.76%) JIRA
4 667 (9.04%) TeamCity
5 548 (7.43%) Maven
6 545 (7.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 487 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 367 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 363 (4.92%) Selenium
10 238 (3.23%) Subversion
11 233 (3.16%) Visual Studio
12 200 (2.71%) Cucumber
13 199 (2.70%) Vagrant
14 192 (2.60%) Gradle
15 181 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 145 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
17 130 (1.76%) gulp
18 129 (1.75%) Protractor
19 126 (1.71%) Ant
20 123 (1.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,779 (24.11%) Finance
2 619 (8.39%) Banking
3 320 (4.34%) Retail
4 257 (3.48%) Law
5 244 (3.31%) Marketing
6 231 (3.13%) Games
7 177 (2.40%) Front Office
8 139 (1.88%) Advertising
9 117 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 102 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 77 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 69 (0.94%) Publishing
13 61 (0.83%) Back Office
14 51 (0.69%) Legal
15 33 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 30 (0.41%) Military
17 28 (0.38%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 18 (0.24%) Automotive
20 15 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,093 (28.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,804 (24.45%) Developer
3 680 (9.22%) Java Developer
4 616 (8.35%) Architect
5 477 (6.47%) AWS Engineer
5 477 (6.47%) Senior Developer
6 475 (6.44%) AWS DevOps
7 414 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
8 398 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
9 350 (4.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 341 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 340 (4.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 324 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
13 291 (3.94%) Consultant
14 284 (3.85%) .NET Developer
15 266 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 246 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
17 238 (3.23%) Software Engineer
18 229 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
19 222 (3.01%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 962 (13.04%) .NET
2 938 (12.71%) Web Services
3 840 (11.39%) Node.js
4 708 (9.60%) REST
5 683 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 663 (8.99%) HTML
7 620 (8.40%) React
8 619 (8.39%) Spring
9 589 (7.98%) CSS
10 490 (6.64%) RESTful
11 359 (4.87%) HTML5
12 327 (4.43%) Spring Boot
13 302 (4.09%) Kafka
14 278 (3.77%) ASP.NET
15 254 (3.44%) CSS3
16 230 (3.12%) RabbitMQ
17 215 (2.91%) SOAP
18 198 (2.68%) JSON
19 197 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
20 190 (2.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 692 (9.38%) Fintech
2 426 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 398 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 378 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
5 321 (4.35%) User Experience
6 284 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 247 (3.35%) Public Cloud
8 231 (3.13%) Mobile App
9 194 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
10 192 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 186 (2.52%) Hedge funds
12 183 (2.48%) Cloud Native
13 153 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
14 145 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
15 115 (1.56%) Private Cloud
16 103 (1.40%) Blog
17 101 (1.37%) Virtual Team
18 99 (1.34%) Algorithms
18 99 (1.34%) Fixed Income
19 98 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2,453 (33.25%) Linux
2 980 (13.28%) Windows
3 434 (5.88%) Unix
4 288 (3.90%) CentOS
5 282 (3.82%) Windows Server
6 275 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 200 (2.71%) Ubuntu
8 114 (1.55%) Android
9 90 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 89 (1.21%) Debian
11 79 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (0.72%) CoreOS
14 36 (0.49%) Fedora
14 36 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 32 (0.43%) VMS
16 23 (0.31%) Solaris
17 22 (0.30%) DC/OS
18 18 (0.24%) Mesosphere
19 16 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,964 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,639 (22.21%) Continuous Integration
3 1,612 (21.85%) Microservices
4 1,300 (17.62%) Scrum
5 1,200 (16.26%) Software Engineering
6 1,163 (15.76%) TDD
7 984 (13.34%) Test Automation
8 860 (11.66%) Configuration Management
9 839 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
10 832 (11.28%) Open Source
11 831 (11.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 719 (9.75%) BDD
13 525 (7.12%) Mentoring
14 499 (6.76%) Analytics
15 460 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 450 (6.10%) SDLC
17 438 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
18 417 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
19 406 (5.50%) Continuous Deployment
20 405 (5.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,470 (33.48%) Python
2 2,342 (31.74%) Java
3 1,411 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 1,343 (18.20%) SQL
5 1,088 (14.75%) C#
6 896 (12.14%) Bash Shell
7 812 (11.01%) Ruby
8 702 (9.51%) PowerShell
9 489 (6.63%) Go
10 427 (5.79%) Perl
11 397 (5.38%) PHP
12 355 (4.81%) Scala
13 338 (4.58%) C++
14 322 (4.36%) Java 8
15 205 (2.78%) Shell Script
16 181 (2.45%) C
17 170 (2.30%) ES6
18 136 (1.84%) T-SQL
19 100 (1.36%) Groovy
20 89 (1.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 800 (10.84%) Degree
2 211 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 175 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 129 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 108 (1.46%) AWS Certification
6 91 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 59 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 52 (0.70%) RHCE
9 50 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
10 38 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
11 37 (0.50%) RHCSA
12 36 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (0.49%) CISSP
13 28 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 28 (0.38%) PhD
14 22 (0.30%) MCSE
15 20 (0.27%) MCSA
16 18 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 531 (7.20%) QA
2 54 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (0.66%) SLA
4 37 (0.50%) PMO
5 34 (0.46%) GDPR
6 33 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.26%) COBIT
9 10 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.095%) PSD2
12 5 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.054%) GxP
13 4 (0.054%) MiFID
14 3 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.041%) PA-DSS
14 3 (0.041%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.041%) SEPA
15 2 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 2,621 (35.52%) Docker
2 313 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 230 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 151 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 108 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 48 (0.65%) vSphere
7 39 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.35%) KVM
8 26 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 25 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 25 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 22 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 21 (0.28%) NFS
12 19 (0.26%) iptables
12 19 (0.26%) pfSense
12 19 (0.26%) Xen
13 17 (0.23%) Samba
14 16 (0.22%) Varnish
15 15 (0.20%) XenApp
16 13 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,977 (26.80%) Ansible
2 1,629 (22.08%) Kubernetes
3 1,495 (20.26%) Puppet
4 1,208 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1,205 (16.33%) Terraform
6 276 (3.74%) Salt
7 179 (2.43%) Nagios
8 152 (2.06%) Packer
9 149 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
10 147 (1.99%) Prometheus
11 130 (1.76%) Grafana
12 123 (1.67%) ZABBIX
13 105 (1.42%) Consul
14 91 (1.23%) Kibana
15 86 (1.17%) Graphite
16 75 (1.02%) Automic
17 70 (0.95%) Mesos
18 69 (0.94%) SCCM
19 54 (0.73%) Rancher
20 51 (0.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 770 (10.44%) Google
2 701 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 463 (6.28%) Red Hat
4 461 (6.25%) Oracle
5 372 (5.04%) VMware
6 276 (3.74%) Splunk
7 164 (2.22%) New Relic
8 163 (2.21%) IBM
9 161 (2.18%) Atlassian
10 155 (2.10%) SAP
11 139 (1.88%) AppDynamics
12 126 (1.71%) Cisco
13 94 (1.27%) SaltStack
14 78 (1.06%) Sitecore
15 75 (1.02%) hybris
16 74 (1.00%) Citrix
17 70 (0.95%) Adobe
18 57 (0.77%) Rackspace
19 55 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
20 52 (0.70%) ServiceNow