Period
to 28 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 6,582 7,046 6,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.02% 11.24% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.96% 12.12% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,985 5,420 5,185
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £96,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +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 47,164 58,134 65,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.31% 92.75% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37,781 46,996 54,021
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,064 £35,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 28 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +3 1,428 £75,000 +3.45% 358
South London +3 257 £65,000 - 51
West London +33 242 £62,500 -12.28% 140
East London -4 41 £67,500 -2.53% 58
North London -23 2 £77,000 +33.45% 9
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 3,266 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 2,920 (44.36%) AWS
3 2,380 (36.16%) Azure
4 2,241 (34.05%) Docker
5 2,036 (30.93%) Kubernetes
6 2,019 (30.67%) Python
7 1,912 (29.05%) Java
8 1,773 (26.94%) Finance
9 1,555 (23.63%) Linux
10 1,475 (22.41%) Terraform
11 1,416 (21.51%) Ansible
12 1,324 (20.12%) Microservices
13 1,260 (19.14%) SQL
14 1,249 (18.98%) JavaScript
15 1,129 (17.15%) Jenkins
16 1,054 (16.01%) Software Engineering
17 1,030 (15.65%) Git (software)
18 1,024 (15.56%) C#
19 1,006 (15.28%) .NET
20 980 (14.89%) TDD
21 943 (14.33%) GCP
22 927 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
23 844 (12.82%) Puppet
24 835 (12.69%) Scrum
25 803 (12.20%) Microsoft
26 757 (11.50%) React
27 746 (11.33%) Fintech
28 737 (11.20%) Test Automation
29 726 (11.03%) Infrastructure as Code
30 725 (11.01%) Windows

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
1 276 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 212 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
3 205 (3.11%) Confluence
4 146 (2.22%) IIS
5 145 (2.20%) Apache
6 100 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 81 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 80 (1.22%) CMS
9 66 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 63 (0.96%) nginx
11 62 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 46 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
13 34 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 29 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.44%) WordPress
15 28 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
15 28 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 25 (0.38%) JBoss
16 25 (0.38%) Luigi
16 25 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 56 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.061%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.046%) Gliffy
8 3 (0.046%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.015%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.015%) InVision
9 1 (0.015%) Sketch
9 1 (0.015%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.15%) HFM
5 10 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
6 9 (0.14%) R3 Corda
7 8 (0.12%) Magento
8 6 (0.091%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 5 (0.076%) RiskWrite
9 5 (0.076%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.076%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.061%) SAP Payroll
10 4 (0.061%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.046%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.046%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2,920 (44.36%) AWS
2 2,380 (36.16%) Azure
3 943 (14.33%) GCP
4 517 (7.85%) Serverless
5 398 (6.05%) PaaS
6 386 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 359 (5.45%) SaaS
8 303 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
9 277 (4.21%) IaaS
10 271 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
11 232 (3.52%) Amazon S3
12 224 (3.40%) GitHub
13 217 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
14 216 (3.28%) OpenShift
15 198 (3.01%) Power Platform
16 183 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
17 123 (1.87%) Office 365
18 119 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 104 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 94 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 254 (3.86%) Firewall
2 160 (2.43%) DNS
3 123 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 104 (1.58%) Internet
5 88 (1.34%) HTTP
6 81 (1.23%) VPN
7 53 (0.81%) Network Security
8 42 (0.64%) WAN
9 40 (0.61%) SSL
10 36 (0.55%) SAN
11 32 (0.49%) DHCP
12 31 (0.47%) BGP
12 31 (0.47%) LAN
13 21 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
13 21 (0.32%) SSH
14 16 (0.24%) FTP
14 16 (0.24%) OSPF
15 14 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
15 14 (0.21%) SNMP
16 12 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 490 (7.44%) NoSQL
3 458 (6.96%) Big Data
4 270 (4.10%) MySQL
5 252 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
6 246 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 233 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
8 212 (3.22%) Hadoop
9 193 (2.93%) Power BI
10 187 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 163 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 163 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 160 (2.43%) Redis
13 154 (2.34%) MongoDB
14 139 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 108 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
16 106 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 101 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 100 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
19 95 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,129 (17.15%) Jenkins
2 1,030 (15.65%) Git (software)
3 504 (7.66%) JIRA
4 250 (3.80%) Selenium
5 245 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 234 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 223 (3.39%) Maven
8 221 (3.36%) GitLab
9 203 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 201 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 164 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 157 (2.39%) Bitbucket
13 143 (2.17%) Cucumber
14 137 (2.08%) Visual Studio
15 134 (2.04%) NUnit
16 124 (1.88%) JUnit
17 111 (1.69%) SonarQube
18 110 (1.67%) Gradle
19 106 (1.61%) Artifactory
20 93 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 1,773 (26.94%) Finance
2 605 (9.19%) Banking
3 258 (3.92%) Retail
4 197 (2.99%) Front Office
5 164 (2.49%) Marketing
6 146 (2.22%) Games
6 146 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 139 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 99 (1.50%) Law
9 80 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 76 (1.15%) Legal
11 75 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 65 (0.99%) Billing
13 46 (0.70%) Advertising
14 42 (0.64%) Back Office
15 30 (0.46%) Publishing
16 23 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 21 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 17 (0.26%) Automotive
19 15 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 1,678 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,638 (24.89%) Developer
3 493 (7.49%) AWS Engineer
4 481 (7.31%) Architect
5 446 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 436 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 426 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 349 (5.30%) Senior DevOps
9 323 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 320 (4.86%) AWS DevOps
11 296 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 282 (4.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 246 (3.74%) .NET Developer
14 245 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
15 234 (3.56%) C# Developer
16 195 (2.96%) Python Engineer
17 188 (2.86%) Consultant
18 176 (2.67%) Data Engineer
19 175 (2.66%) Analyst
20 170 (2.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,006 (15.28%) .NET
2 757 (11.50%) React
3 639 (9.71%) Node.js
3 639 (9.71%) Web Services
4 590 (8.96%) CSS
5 580 (8.81%) REST
6 573 (8.71%) AngularJS
7 526 (7.99%) HTML
8 448 (6.81%) Spring
9 438 (6.65%) Kafka
10 416 (6.32%) RESTful
11 302 (4.59%) .NET Core
12 297 (4.51%) ASP.NET
13 296 (4.50%) Spring Boot
14 229 (3.48%) HTML5
15 216 (3.28%) JSON
16 214 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 208 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
18 204 (3.10%) .NET Framework
19 197 (2.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 413 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
2 384 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 331 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 286 (4.35%) Cloud Native
5 271 (4.12%) User Experience
6 219 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 214 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 185 (2.81%) Hedge funds
9 152 (2.31%) Fixed Income
10 150 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
11 134 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 128 (1.94%) Derivative
13 118 (1.79%) Data Structures
14 115 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
15 108 (1.64%) Equities
16 98 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
17 92 (1.40%) Management Information System
18 76 (1.15%) Algorithms
19 75 (1.14%) Virtual Team
20 69 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,555 (23.63%) Linux
2 725 (11.01%) Windows
3 322 (4.89%) Unix
4 180 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 157 (2.39%) CentOS
6 145 (2.20%) Android
7 142 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 88 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 49 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 40 (0.61%) Windows 10
12 39 (0.59%) VMS
13 34 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.29%) Debian
14 19 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.27%) Mesosphere
16 17 (0.26%) CoreOS
17 15 (0.23%) Fedora
17 15 (0.23%) zOS
18 13 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,266 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,324 (20.12%) Microservices
3 1,054 (16.01%) Software Engineering
4 980 (14.89%) TDD
5 927 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 835 (12.69%) Scrum
7 746 (11.33%) Fintech
8 737 (11.20%) Test Automation
9 726 (11.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 602 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
11 563 (8.55%) Open Source
12 555 (8.43%) Configuration Management
13 551 (8.37%) Mentoring
14 549 (8.34%) Analytics
15 523 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
16 499 (7.58%) BDD
17 445 (6.76%) SDLC
18 411 (6.24%) Computer Science
19 401 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
20 381 (5.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,019 (30.67%) Python
2 1,912 (29.05%) Java
3 1,260 (19.14%) SQL
4 1,249 (18.98%) JavaScript
5 1,024 (15.56%) C#
6 665 (10.10%) PowerShell
7 588 (8.93%) Bash Shell
8 514 (7.81%) Ruby
9 438 (6.65%) Go
10 276 (4.19%) Java 8
11 270 (4.10%) Scala
12 231 (3.51%) C++
13 216 (3.28%) PHP
14 210 (3.19%) Perl
15 191 (2.90%) T-SQL
16 188 (2.86%) TypeScript
17 160 (2.43%) Kotlin
18 157 (2.39%) C
19 128 (1.94%) Shell Script
20 105 (1.60%) ES6
Qualifications
1 537 (8.16%) Degree
2 263 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 111 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 96 (1.46%) AWS Certification
5 76 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 46 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 41 (0.62%) CISSP
10 30 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 28 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
12 20 (0.30%) PhD
13 19 (0.29%) CISM
14 18 (0.27%) MCSA
15 17 (0.26%) CISA
16 16 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.21%) MCSD
18 13 (0.20%) CCNP
18 13 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (6.88%) QA
2 76 (1.15%) SLA
3 65 (0.99%) GDPR
4 42 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.46%) NIST
7 26 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.20%) FISMA
9 11 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.14%) PMO
11 7 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.091%) NCSC
13 5 (0.076%) Government Security Classifications
13 5 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.061%) ITGC
14 4 (0.061%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.046%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.046%) PSD2
15 3 (0.046%) UCITS
System Software
1 2,241 (34.05%) Docker
2 182 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 141 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 93 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 20 (0.30%) vSphere
8 16 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.21%) KVM
9 14 (0.21%) Xen
10 12 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (0.18%) vCloud
11 11 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.14%) HDFS
13 8 (0.12%) LXC
13 8 (0.12%) OpenAM
13 8 (0.12%) XenApp
13 8 (0.12%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.11%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2,036 (30.93%) Kubernetes
2 1,475 (22.41%) Terraform
3 1,416 (21.51%) Ansible
4 844 (12.82%) Puppet
5 643 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
6 214 (3.25%) Grafana
7 185 (2.81%) Prometheus
8 162 (2.46%) Packer
9 111 (1.69%) Salt
10 97 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
11 93 (1.41%) Consul
12 89 (1.35%) Rancher
13 81 (1.23%) Nagios
14 77 (1.17%) Mesos
15 57 (0.87%) ZABBIX
16 53 (0.81%) Marathon
17 51 (0.77%) Automic
17 51 (0.77%) Graphite
18 49 (0.74%) Kibana
19 47 (0.71%) Istio
Vendors
1 803 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 570 (8.66%) Google
3 327 (4.97%) Oracle
4 213 (3.24%) VMware
5 163 (2.48%) Splunk
6 157 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 115 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 114 (1.73%) WorldPay
9 93 (1.41%) SAP
10 92 (1.40%) IBM
11 88 (1.34%) Tableau
12 70 (1.06%) FIS
13 62 (0.94%) AppDynamics
13 62 (0.94%) Cisco
13 62 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 59 (0.90%) Citrix
15 49 (0.74%) Sitecore
16 47 (0.71%) Adobe
17 46 (0.70%) TIBCO
18 43 (0.65%) New Relic