Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 +49
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 6,984 6,082 4,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.10% 8.65% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.06% 9.28% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,359 4,999 3,845
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,875 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,250 £91,250
England median annual salary £64,733 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 57,921 65,506 65,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.02% 93.17% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,739 52,429 55,611
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £89,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 1,443 £70,000 - 407
South London +23 161 £70,000 +12.00% 30
West London -18 133 £70,000 +16.67% 198
East London +16 64 £70,000 -3.45% 65
North London +19 13 £55,000 - 8
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 3,644 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3,266 (46.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2,512 (35.97%) Python
4 2,398 (34.34%) Docker
5 2,288 (32.76%) Linux
6 2,134 (30.56%) Java
7 2,105 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,862 (26.66%) Ansible
9 1,737 (24.87%) Jenkins
10 1,690 (24.20%) Finance
11 1,606 (23.00%) Kubernetes
12 1,495 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
13 1,398 (20.02%) Puppet
14 1,320 (18.90%) Microservices
15 1,305 (18.69%) SQL
16 1,303 (18.66%) JavaScript
17 1,222 (17.50%) Git (software)
18 1,157 (16.57%) Terraform
19 1,127 (16.14%) Opscode Chef
20 1,119 (16.02%) Scrum
21 1,108 (15.86%) Software Engineering
22 1,060 (15.18%) C#
23 988 (14.15%) TDD
24 976 (13.97%) Google Cloud Platform
25 971 (13.90%) .NET
26 966 (13.83%) Windows
27 937 (13.42%) Test Automation
28 904 (12.94%) Bash Shell
29 831 (11.90%) Web Services
30 790 (11.31%) 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
1 359 (5.14%) Apache
2 294 (4.21%) Confluence
3 284 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
4 271 (3.88%) Apache Spark
5 193 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 171 (2.45%) IIS
7 148 (2.12%) nginx
8 135 (1.93%) CMS
9 113 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 99 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 96 (1.37%) SharePoint
12 91 (1.30%) OpenStack
13 72 (1.03%) MS Exchange
14 61 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 53 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 50 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
17 46 (0.66%) EPiServer
18 42 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
19 38 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 36 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 65 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 18 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.072%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.057%) Mingle
9 3 (0.043%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.029%) HipChat
10 2 (0.029%) Snapchat
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.014%) Houdini
11 1 (0.014%) Maya
11 1 (0.014%) NUKE
11 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
2 44 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
3 37 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
4 31 (0.44%) Magento
5 24 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (0.33%) Actimize
7 21 (0.30%) Eloqua
8 11 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.086%) Oracle Retail
12 5 (0.072%) Eagle PACE
12 5 (0.072%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.057%) Bloomberg AIM
13 4 (0.057%) Odoo
13 4 (0.057%) R3 Corda
13 4 (0.057%) thinkFolio
14 3 (0.043%) Quorum
14 3 (0.043%) Rolfe and Nolan
14 3 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,266 (46.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2,105 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 976 (13.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 427 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 425 (6.09%) PaaS
6 361 (5.17%) SaaS
7 316 (4.52%) Serverless
8 279 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
9 272 (3.89%) GitHub
10 260 (3.72%) Amazon S3
11 237 (3.39%) IaaS
12 221 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
13 185 (2.65%) Office 365
14 181 (2.59%) OpenShift
15 175 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
16 173 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 112 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 102 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
19 91 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
20 83 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 369 (5.28%) Firewall
2 219 (3.14%) DNS
3 149 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 113 (1.62%) VPN
5 100 (1.43%) Internet
6 84 (1.20%) HTTP
7 80 (1.15%) Network Security
8 57 (0.82%) DHCP
9 52 (0.74%) SSL
10 49 (0.70%) WAN
11 42 (0.60%) LAN
11 42 (0.60%) SAN
12 39 (0.56%) VLAN
13 25 (0.36%) BGP
14 24 (0.34%) SSH
15 23 (0.33%) OSPF
16 21 (0.30%) AMQP
17 20 (0.29%) MPLS
17 20 (0.29%) Skype
18 18 (0.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (8.78%) NoSQL
2 580 (8.30%) SQL Server
3 541 (7.75%) Big Data
4 461 (6.60%) MySQL
5 454 (6.50%) MongoDB
6 331 (4.74%) Hadoop
7 289 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
8 243 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 220 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
10 195 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 168 (2.41%) Blockchain
12 133 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
13 123 (1.76%) Redis
14 122 (1.75%) Oracle Database
15 107 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 106 (1.52%) Apache Hive
17 80 (1.15%) Power BI
18 76 (1.09%) RDBMS
19 68 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 65 (0.93%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,737 (24.87%) Jenkins
2 1,222 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 671 (9.61%) JIRA
4 576 (8.25%) TeamCity
5 521 (7.46%) Maven
6 503 (7.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 449 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 357 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 346 (4.95%) Selenium
10 242 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 222 (3.18%) Cucumber
12 221 (3.16%) Gradle
12 221 (3.16%) Subversion
13 214 (3.06%) Visual Studio
14 175 (2.51%) Vagrant
15 138 (1.98%) Ant
16 137 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
17 108 (1.55%) Travis CI
18 104 (1.49%) JUnit
19 102 (1.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,690 (24.20%) Finance
2 615 (8.81%) Banking
3 342 (4.90%) Retail
4 274 (3.92%) Law
5 223 (3.19%) Marketing
6 209 (2.99%) Games
7 138 (1.98%) Front Office
8 131 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 117 (1.68%) Advertising
10 91 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 82 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 71 (1.02%) Military
12 71 (1.02%) Publishing
13 58 (0.83%) Legal
14 55 (0.79%) Back Office
15 35 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 26 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 26 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.26%) Automotive
18 13 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,045 (29.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,494 (21.39%) Developer
3 676 (9.68%) Architect
4 507 (7.26%) Java Developer
5 479 (6.86%) AWS Engineer
6 459 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
7 413 (5.91%) Senior DevOps
8 368 (5.27%) Senior Developer
9 346 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
10 343 (4.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 324 (4.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 319 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
13 292 (4.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 272 (3.89%) Consultant
15 233 (3.34%) .NET Developer
15 233 (3.34%) C# Developer
16 232 (3.32%) Lead DevOps
17 221 (3.16%) Software Engineer
18 218 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
19 216 (3.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (13.90%) .NET
2 831 (11.90%) Web Services
3 767 (10.98%) Node.js
4 646 (9.25%) AngularJS
5 615 (8.81%) HTML
6 555 (7.95%) Spring
7 550 (7.88%) React
8 548 (7.85%) CSS
9 538 (7.70%) REST
10 394 (5.64%) RESTful
11 333 (4.77%) Kafka
12 327 (4.68%) HTML5
13 256 (3.67%) Spring Boot
14 253 (3.62%) ASP.NET
15 222 (3.18%) JSON
16 214 (3.06%) CSS3
17 208 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
18 199 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
19 183 (2.62%) SOAP
20 181 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 640 (9.16%) Fintech
2 400 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
3 354 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 320 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 310 (4.44%) User Experience
6 241 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 232 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 195 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 195 (2.79%) Hedge funds
9 184 (2.63%) Cloud Native
10 173 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
11 166 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
12 116 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
13 110 (1.58%) Private Cloud
14 105 (1.50%) Algorithms
15 83 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 83 (1.19%) Virtual Team
16 70 (1.00%) Fixed Income
17 67 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 64 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2,288 (32.76%) Linux
2 966 (13.83%) Windows
3 435 (6.23%) Unix
4 271 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 257 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 255 (3.65%) CentOS
7 187 (2.68%) Ubuntu
8 116 (1.66%) Android
9 108 (1.55%) Apple iOS
10 88 (1.26%) Debian
11 67 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 62 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (0.73%) CoreOS
14 43 (0.62%) VMS
15 32 (0.46%) Fedora
16 31 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 27 (0.39%) Mesosphere
18 25 (0.36%) Solaris
19 23 (0.33%) FreeBSD
20 19 (0.27%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,644 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,495 (21.41%) Continuous Integration
3 1,320 (18.90%) Microservices
4 1,119 (16.02%) Scrum
5 1,108 (15.86%) Software Engineering
6 988 (14.15%) TDD
7 937 (13.42%) Test Automation
8 790 (11.31%) Configuration Management
9 741 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 725 (10.38%) Open Source
11 658 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
12 619 (8.86%) BDD
13 558 (7.99%) Mentoring
14 490 (7.02%) Analytics
15 461 (6.60%) SDLC
16 424 (6.07%) Machine Learning
17 417 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 415 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
19 397 (5.68%) Computer Science
19 397 (5.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,512 (35.97%) Python
2 2,134 (30.56%) Java
3 1,305 (18.69%) SQL
4 1,303 (18.66%) JavaScript
5 1,060 (15.18%) C#
6 904 (12.94%) Bash Shell
7 754 (10.80%) Ruby
8 670 (9.59%) PowerShell
9 462 (6.62%) Go
10 393 (5.63%) Perl
11 379 (5.43%) PHP
12 355 (5.08%) Scala
13 315 (4.51%) C++
14 284 (4.07%) Java 8
15 180 (2.58%) C
16 170 (2.43%) Shell Script
17 136 (1.95%) ES6
18 120 (1.72%) T-SQL
19 110 (1.58%) Groovy
20 94 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 723 (10.35%) Degree
2 236 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 200 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 145 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 72 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 57 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 54 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
9 52 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (0.56%) RHCE
11 28 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
12 27 (0.39%) CISSP
12 27 (0.39%) RHCSA
13 24 (0.34%) ISTQB
14 23 (0.33%) CCIE
14 23 (0.33%) ISEB
14 23 (0.33%) MCSE
14 23 (0.33%) PhD
15 22 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 504 (7.22%) QA
2 61 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (0.72%) SLA
4 40 (0.57%) GDPR
5 37 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.40%) PMO
8 16 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.16%) PA-DSS
10 11 (0.16%) SAS 70
11 10 (0.14%) COBIT
12 9 (0.13%) MiFID
13 8 (0.11%) PSD2
14 6 (0.086%) GxP
15 5 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
17 2 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 2 (0.029%) FedRAMP
18 1 (0.014%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,398 (34.34%) Docker
2 324 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 266 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 166 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 100 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (0.77%) vSphere
7 39 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 28 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 24 (0.34%) Snort
11 22 (0.32%) Varnish
11 22 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
12 20 (0.29%) KVM
13 19 (0.27%) iptables
14 18 (0.26%) NFS
14 18 (0.26%) pfSense
15 17 (0.24%) HDFS
16 15 (0.21%) Samba
17 13 (0.19%) VirtualBox
18 11 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1,862 (26.66%) Ansible
2 1,606 (23.00%) Kubernetes
3 1,398 (20.02%) Puppet
4 1,157 (16.57%) Terraform
5 1,127 (16.14%) Opscode Chef
6 233 (3.34%) Salt
7 177 (2.53%) Prometheus
8 150 (2.15%) Nagios
9 124 (1.78%) Grafana
10 122 (1.75%) Packer
11 109 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
12 104 (1.49%) Consul
13 82 (1.17%) Graphite
14 75 (1.07%) ZABBIX
15 74 (1.06%) Automic
16 72 (1.03%) Mesos
17 71 (1.02%) SCCM
18 67 (0.96%) Kibana
19 56 (0.80%) HAProxy
20 44 (0.63%) Rancher
Vendors
1 734 (10.51%) Google
2 720 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 503 (7.20%) Oracle
4 399 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 362 (5.18%) VMware
6 278 (3.98%) Splunk
7 150 (2.15%) Atlassian
8 147 (2.10%) SAP
9 135 (1.93%) IBM
10 129 (1.85%) New Relic
11 110 (1.58%) AppDynamics
12 92 (1.32%) Cisco
13 91 (1.30%) SaltStack
14 75 (1.07%) Cloudera
15 64 (0.92%) Adobe
15 64 (0.92%) Sitecore
16 57 (0.82%) hybris
17 56 (0.80%) HP
17 56 (0.80%) Rackspace
18 55 (0.79%) Citrix