Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 11 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4,168 7,407 7,231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 15.46% 13.10% 10.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.53% 14.08% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,676 6,236 5,800
Median annual salary £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £108,125 £100,000 £97,500
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 25,211 52,621 64,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.52% 93.08% 92.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,379 42,715 51,776
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
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 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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +1 929 £75,000 - 158
South London +10 193 £60,000 -7.69% 24
West London +13 149 £63,750 -1.92% 64
East London -8 32 £65,000 - 19
North London +2 7 £60,000 -7.69% 3
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 1,981 (47.53%) AWS
2 1,780 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 1,726 (41.41%) Azure
4 1,480 (35.51%) Python
5 1,456 (34.93%) Docker
6 1,419 (34.05%) Kubernetes
7 1,231 (29.53%) Finance
8 1,179 (28.29%) Java
9 1,093 (26.22%) Terraform
10 932 (22.36%) Microservices
11 887 (21.28%) Linux
12 807 (19.36%) JavaScript
13 805 (19.31%) Ansible
14 787 (18.88%) GCP
15 773 (18.55%) SQL
16 771 (18.50%) Jenkins
17 650 (15.60%) Git (software)
18 636 (15.26%) C#
19 623 (14.95%) Fintech
20 615 (14.76%) .NET
21 600 (14.40%) Software Engineering
22 558 (13.39%) SQL Server
23 523 (12.55%) TDD
24 522 (12.52%) Web Services
25 477 (11.44%) Test Automation
26 475 (11.40%) Infrastructure as Code
27 474 (11.37%) Serverless
28 472 (11.32%) Banking
29 465 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
30 446 (10.70%) Scrum

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
1 168 (4.03%) Apache
2 141 (3.38%) Apache Spark
2 141 (3.38%) Confluence
3 127 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (1.49%) IIS
5 47 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 44 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 42 (1.01%) CMS
8 40 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 28 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
10 26 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 25 (0.60%) nginx
12 19 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.31%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.24%) CloudStack
15 10 (0.24%) Drupal
15 10 (0.24%) JBoss
15 10 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.072%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.072%) Gliffy
7 2 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.048%) InVision
7 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.048%) Sketch
8 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.024%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.024%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.024%) Figma
8 1 (0.024%) Mingle
8 1 (0.024%) SPSS
8 1 (0.024%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 42 (1.01%) R3 Corda
2 36 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.096%) Magento
8 3 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.048%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.048%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.048%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.024%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.024%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.024%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.024%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1,981 (47.53%) AWS
2 1,726 (41.41%) Azure
3 787 (18.88%) GCP
4 474 (11.37%) Serverless
5 275 (6.60%) SaaS
6 236 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 235 (5.64%) AWS Lambda
8 224 (5.37%) PaaS
9 192 (4.61%) Amazon ECS
10 176 (4.22%) IaaS
11 148 (3.55%) GitHub
12 116 (2.78%) Office 365
13 115 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
14 113 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
15 112 (2.69%) Power Platform
16 100 (2.40%) OpenShift
17 90 (2.16%) Amazon S3
18 86 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 71 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 69 (1.66%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 130 (3.12%) Firewall
2 94 (2.26%) DNS
3 86 (2.06%) Network Security
4 63 (1.51%) Internet
5 56 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 56 (1.34%) VPN
6 55 (1.32%) HTTP
7 43 (1.03%) LAN
7 43 (1.03%) WAN
8 36 (0.86%) BGP
9 32 (0.77%) SAN
10 25 (0.60%) SNMP
11 23 (0.55%) MPLS
12 22 (0.53%) Wireshark
13 20 (0.48%) IPv4
14 19 (0.46%) HSRP
14 19 (0.46%) SSL
14 19 (0.46%) VPLS
14 19 (0.46%) Wireless
15 18 (0.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 267 (6.41%) MySQL
3 263 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 215 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 199 (4.77%) Big Data
6 166 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 129 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 123 (2.95%) Hadoop
10 105 (2.52%) Power BI
11 103 (2.47%) Blockchain
12 96 (2.30%) Redis
13 89 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
14 81 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 75 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 70 (1.68%) Relational Database
17 65 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
18 60 (1.44%) Data Lake
19 57 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 51 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 771 (18.50%) Jenkins
2 650 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 234 (5.61%) JIRA
4 223 (5.35%) GitLab
5 178 (4.27%) TeamCity
6 155 (3.72%) Selenium
7 147 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 127 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 103 (2.47%) Cucumber
10 95 (2.28%) Artifactory
11 83 (1.99%) Bitbucket
12 78 (1.87%) Maven
13 71 (1.70%) Visual Studio
14 64 (1.54%) SpecFlow
15 62 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
16 59 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 54 (1.30%) RStudio
18 49 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
19 47 (1.13%) webpack
20 40 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 1,231 (29.53%) Finance
2 472 (11.32%) Banking
3 132 (3.17%) Front Office
4 130 (3.12%) Retail
5 119 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 100 (2.40%) Games
7 88 (2.11%) Back Office
8 75 (1.80%) Law
9 71 (1.70%) Public Sector
10 70 (1.68%) Marketing
11 59 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 49 (1.18%) Legal
13 43 (1.03%) Advertising
14 41 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.72%) Publishing
16 8 (0.19%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.17%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.14%) Electronics
19 5 (0.12%) Billing
19 5 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,156 (27.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,080 (25.91%) Developer
3 416 (9.98%) AWS Engineer
4 313 (7.51%) Architect
5 310 (7.44%) AWS DevOps
6 277 (6.65%) Java Developer
7 264 (6.33%) Senior Developer
8 253 (6.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 245 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
10 237 (5.69%) Cloud Engineer
11 208 (4.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 204 (4.89%) Azure Engineer
13 187 (4.49%) Software Engineer
14 162 (3.89%) Python Engineer
15 159 (3.81%) .NET Developer
16 149 (3.57%) C# Developer
17 133 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
18 130 (3.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 128 (3.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
20 121 (2.90%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (14.76%) .NET
2 522 (12.52%) Web Services
3 413 (9.91%) Node.js
3 413 (9.91%) React
4 391 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 307 (7.37%) HTML
6 298 (7.15%) CSS
7 268 (6.43%) REST
8 233 (5.59%) .NET Core
9 198 (4.75%) Spring
10 187 (4.49%) Kafka
11 168 (4.03%) RESTful
12 159 (3.81%) .NET Framework
13 152 (3.65%) ASP.NET
14 149 (3.57%) OAuth
14 149 (3.57%) Spring Boot
15 123 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 120 (2.88%) Vue.js
17 115 (2.76%) JSON
18 110 (2.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 272 (6.53%) Cloud Native
2 241 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 238 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 216 (5.18%) Hedge funds
5 209 (5.01%) Public Cloud
6 130 (3.12%) Derivative
7 122 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 121 (2.90%) User Experience
9 114 (2.74%) Fixed Income
10 109 (2.62%) Data Centre
11 97 (2.33%) Equities
12 82 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
13 78 (1.87%) Private Cloud
14 75 (1.80%) Mobile App
15 71 (1.70%) Management Information System
16 62 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
17 54 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
18 50 (1.20%) Data Structures
19 41 (0.98%) Virtual Team
20 39 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 887 (21.28%) Linux
2 357 (8.57%) Windows
3 176 (4.22%) Unix
4 102 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 85 (2.04%) CentOS
6 69 (1.66%) Ubuntu
7 55 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (1.13%) Android
9 43 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 33 (0.79%) Debian
11 32 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (0.74%) Windows 10
12 31 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
13 21 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.48%) VMS
15 17 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
16 16 (0.38%) Solaris
17 10 (0.24%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.22%) SUSE
19 7 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,780 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 932 (22.36%) Microservices
3 623 (14.95%) Fintech
4 600 (14.40%) Software Engineering
5 523 (12.55%) TDD
6 477 (11.44%) Test Automation
7 475 (11.40%) Infrastructure as Code
8 465 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
9 446 (10.70%) Scrum
10 389 (9.33%) Mentoring
11 348 (8.35%) Configuration Management
12 327 (7.85%) Analytics
13 321 (7.70%) Asset Management
14 296 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
15 281 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
16 274 (6.57%) BDD
17 240 (5.76%) Computer Science
18 232 (5.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 225 (5.40%) SDLC
20 221 (5.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,480 (35.51%) Python
2 1,179 (28.29%) Java
3 807 (19.36%) JavaScript
4 773 (18.55%) SQL
5 636 (15.26%) C#
6 416 (9.98%) PowerShell
7 316 (7.58%) Bash Shell
8 279 (6.69%) Go
9 256 (6.14%) Ruby
10 191 (4.58%) Scala
11 142 (3.41%) TypeScript
12 117 (2.81%) C++
13 115 (2.76%) PHP
14 108 (2.59%) Kotlin
15 103 (2.47%) T-SQL
16 96 (2.30%) Java 8
17 82 (1.97%) Perl
18 74 (1.78%) Groovy
18 74 (1.78%) Shell Script
19 65 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 372 (8.93%) Degree
2 134 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 110 (2.64%) AWS Certification
5 87 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 50 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 36 (0.86%) Sun Certification
9 30 (0.72%) CISSP
10 26 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 24 (0.58%) CCNA
11 24 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.53%) ISEB
12 22 (0.53%) ISTQB
12 22 (0.53%) PhD
13 18 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
14 16 (0.38%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 12 (0.29%) CCNP
16 12 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (5.11%) QA
2 51 (1.22%) SLA
3 33 (0.79%) GDPR
4 32 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.72%) NIST
6 12 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.24%) COBIT
9 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.19%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.14%) UCITS
11 3 (0.072%) FINRA
11 3 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.072%) NCSC
12 2 (0.048%) PMO
13 1 (0.024%) Basel III
13 1 (0.024%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.024%) MiFID
13 1 (0.024%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,456 (34.93%) Docker
2 129 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 76 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.79%) vSphere
6 29 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.19%) Kamailio
10 8 (0.19%) Samba
11 5 (0.12%) HDFS
12 4 (0.096%) LXC
12 4 (0.096%) NFS
12 4 (0.096%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.096%) vCloud
12 4 (0.096%) XenApp
12 4 (0.096%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,419 (34.05%) Kubernetes
2 1,093 (26.22%) Terraform
3 805 (19.31%) Ansible
4 403 (9.67%) Puppet
5 285 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
6 106 (2.54%) Prometheus
7 97 (2.33%) Grafana
8 62 (1.49%) Packer
9 36 (0.86%) Kibana
10 35 (0.84%) Istio
11 34 (0.82%) SCCM
12 33 (0.79%) Salt
13 24 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
14 23 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
15 21 (0.50%) Graphite
15 21 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (0.50%) Nagios
16 20 (0.48%) Mesos
17 19 (0.46%) Marathon
17 19 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 424 (10.17%) Google
2 416 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 216 (5.18%) Oracle
4 102 (2.45%) VMware
5 92 (2.21%) Tableau
6 88 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 81 (1.94%) Cisco
8 76 (1.82%) Splunk
9 51 (1.22%) IBM
10 50 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.01%) SAP
12 41 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 38 (0.91%) Databricks
14 33 (0.79%) Adobe
15 31 (0.74%) F5
16 30 (0.72%) Sybase
17 28 (0.67%) New Relic
18 25 (0.60%) HP
19 24 (0.58%) MuleSoft
20 23 (0.55%) Cloudera