Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 12 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4,417 6,620 7,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 18.15% 13.02% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.39% 13.93% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,315 5,294 5,751
Median annual salary £73,000 £72,500 £72,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.69% +0.69% +2.86%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%

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 22,778 47,514 58,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.59% 93.46% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19,034 38,500 47,839
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,475 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 1,069 £75,000 - 285
South London +10 241 £67,500 +3.85% 30
West London -3 56 £65,000 +4.00% 85
East London +4 23 £52,500 -8.70% 45
North London +32 4 £70,000 -7.89% 4
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 2,087 (47.25%) AWS
2 2,061 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1,761 (39.87%) Azure
4 1,546 (35.00%) Docker
5 1,542 (34.91%) Kubernetes
6 1,466 (33.19%) Python
7 1,284 (29.07%) Terraform
8 1,154 (26.13%) Finance
9 1,109 (25.11%) Java
10 1,033 (23.39%) Microservices
11 903 (20.44%) Jenkins
12 876 (19.83%) JavaScript
13 857 (19.40%) SQL
14 842 (19.06%) Linux
15 799 (18.09%) Ansible
16 782 (17.70%) C#
17 754 (17.07%) GCP
18 722 (16.35%) .NET
19 706 (15.98%) Software Engineering
20 696 (15.76%) Test Automation
21 677 (15.33%) TDD
22 673 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
23 615 (13.92%) Git (software)
24 609 (13.79%) Infrastructure as Code
25 598 (13.54%) Fintech
26 593 (13.43%) Scrum
27 536 (12.13%) Microsoft
28 515 (11.66%) SQL Server
29 479 (10.84%) Puppet
30 455 (10.30%) Web Services

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
1 143 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 115 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 104 (2.35%) Confluence
4 94 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 83 (1.88%) Apache
6 63 (1.43%) IIS
7 50 (1.13%) CMS
8 39 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 29 (0.66%) JBoss
10 27 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
11 26 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 26 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 24 (0.54%) Red Hat Fuse
12 24 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 21 (0.48%) WordPress
14 20 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
15 19 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 18 (0.41%) EPiServer
17 17 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
18 14 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.43%) InVision
4 19 (0.43%) Sketch
5 12 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.091%) Figma
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.023%) InDesign
9 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 57 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.45%) Loan IQ
2 20 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 19 (0.43%) R3 Corda
4 18 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 12 (0.27%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.091%) Magento
8 3 (0.068%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.045%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.045%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.023%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.023%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.023%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,087 (47.25%) AWS
2 1,761 (39.87%) Azure
3 754 (17.07%) GCP
4 434 (9.83%) Serverless
5 353 (7.99%) PaaS
6 314 (7.11%) SaaS
7 276 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
8 218 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 213 (4.82%) GitHub
10 205 (4.64%) IaaS
11 168 (3.80%) Amazon ECS
12 162 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
13 158 (3.58%) Power Platform
14 136 (3.08%) Amazon EKS
15 122 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
16 106 (2.40%) Amazon S3
17 105 (2.38%) Azure Functions
18 99 (2.24%) OpenShift
19 95 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
20 92 (2.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.92%) Firewall
2 97 (2.20%) Network Security
3 82 (1.86%) DNS
4 69 (1.56%) VPN
5 54 (1.22%) WAN
6 53 (1.20%) HTTP
7 51 (1.15%) LAN
8 47 (1.06%) Internet
9 37 (0.84%) TCP/IP
10 32 (0.72%) DHCP
11 22 (0.50%) SSH
12 21 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (0.48%) Skype
13 20 (0.45%) Wireless
13 20 (0.45%) Wireshark
14 19 (0.43%) BGP
14 19 (0.43%) VoIP
15 18 (0.41%) OSPF
16 17 (0.38%) SAN
16 17 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 271 (6.14%) NoSQL
3 248 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 229 (5.18%) Big Data
5 192 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 186 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
7 178 (4.03%) MySQL
8 140 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 131 (2.97%) Relational Database
10 107 (2.42%) Data Lake
11 101 (2.29%) Power BI
12 95 (2.15%) Redis
13 94 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
14 92 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
15 80 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
16 70 (1.58%) Blockchain
16 70 (1.58%) Hadoop
17 64 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 60 (1.36%) Tableau
19 56 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 903 (20.44%) Jenkins
2 615 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 279 (6.32%) JIRA
4 240 (5.43%) GitLab
5 202 (4.57%) Selenium
6 193 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 130 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 117 (2.65%) Bitbucket
9 110 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 105 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 104 (2.35%) Artifactory
12 103 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 75 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
14 72 (1.63%) Maven
15 70 (1.58%) SonarQube
16 64 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
17 55 (1.25%) Visual Studio
18 50 (1.13%) Travis CI
19 49 (1.11%) CircleCI
20 48 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 1,154 (26.13%) Finance
2 427 (9.67%) Banking
3 170 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 148 (3.35%) Games
5 143 (3.24%) Retail
6 112 (2.54%) Marketing
7 71 (1.61%) Law
8 66 (1.49%) Legal
9 64 (1.45%) Back Office
10 54 (1.22%) Front Office
11 52 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 52 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 50 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 37 (0.84%) Publishing
14 34 (0.77%) Advertising
15 28 (0.63%) Electronics
16 24 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.50%) Automotive
18 13 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,230 (27.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,160 (26.26%) Developer
3 451 (10.21%) AWS Engineer
4 401 (9.08%) AWS DevOps
5 369 (8.35%) Senior DevOps
6 357 (8.08%) Architect
7 330 (7.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 324 (7.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 291 (6.59%) Senior Developer
10 240 (5.43%) .NET Developer
11 232 (5.25%) C# Developer
12 221 (5.00%) Java Developer
13 194 (4.39%) Azure Engineer
14 189 (4.28%) Software Engineer
15 184 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
16 170 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
16 170 (3.85%) Python Engineer
17 167 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
18 142 (3.21%) Java Engineer
19 138 (3.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (16.35%) .NET
2 455 (10.30%) Web Services
3 442 (10.01%) React
4 389 (8.81%) CSS
5 361 (8.17%) Node.js
6 330 (7.47%) .NET Core
6 330 (7.47%) HTML
7 311 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 233 (5.28%) Kafka
9 231 (5.23%) .NET Framework
10 224 (5.07%) REST
11 207 (4.69%) Spring
12 191 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 188 (4.26%) Spring Boot
14 182 (4.12%) RESTful
15 173 (3.92%) HTML5
16 164 (3.71%) jQuery
17 149 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 135 (3.06%) ASP.NET
19 132 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 289 (6.54%) Cloud Native
2 279 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
3 234 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (3.89%) Public Cloud
5 131 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 108 (2.45%) User Experience
7 101 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 98 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 84 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 80 (1.81%) N-Tier
11 77 (1.74%) Virtual Team
12 64 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
13 55 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 40 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
16 39 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 39 (0.88%) Replication
17 36 (0.82%) Reinsurance
18 35 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
19 30 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 842 (19.06%) Linux
2 350 (7.92%) Windows
3 195 (4.41%) Unix
4 103 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 67 (1.52%) CentOS
6 60 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 47 (1.06%) Android
9 33 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.57%) Debian
11 22 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
13 16 (0.36%) VMS
14 15 (0.34%) CoreOS
14 15 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
14 15 (0.34%) zOS
15 9 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.14%) Solaris
17 5 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,061 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,033 (23.39%) Microservices
3 706 (15.98%) Software Engineering
4 696 (15.76%) Test Automation
5 677 (15.33%) TDD
6 673 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
7 609 (13.79%) Infrastructure as Code
8 598 (13.54%) Fintech
9 593 (13.43%) Scrum
10 409 (9.26%) Configuration Management
11 379 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
12 362 (8.20%) Mentoring
13 341 (7.72%) BDD
14 319 (7.22%) Analytics
15 294 (6.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 293 (6.63%) Deployment Automation
17 280 (6.34%) OO
18 257 (5.82%) Machine Learning
19 256 (5.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 230 (5.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,466 (33.19%) Python
2 1,109 (25.11%) Java
3 876 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 857 (19.40%) SQL
5 782 (17.70%) C#
6 397 (8.99%) PowerShell
7 307 (6.95%) Go
8 306 (6.93%) Bash Shell
9 227 (5.14%) Ruby
10 148 (3.35%) PHP
11 140 (3.17%) T-SQL
12 131 (2.97%) Scala
12 131 (2.97%) TypeScript
13 122 (2.76%) C++
14 109 (2.47%) Kotlin
15 69 (1.56%) Java 8
15 69 (1.56%) Perl
16 62 (1.40%) Shell Script
17 57 (1.29%) C
18 42 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 319 (7.22%) Degree
2 236 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 201 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 88 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 48 (1.09%) CISSP
8 36 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (0.70%) CCNA
10 27 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 27 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 22 (0.50%) ISEB
11 22 (0.50%) Sun Certification
12 20 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.45%) PhD
13 17 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 17 (0.38%) OSCE
13 17 (0.38%) OSCP
14 16 (0.36%) CCSP
14 16 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (5.61%) QA
2 56 (1.27%) NIST
3 30 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.66%) EMIR
4 29 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 27 (0.61%) GDPR
5 27 (0.61%) MiFID
6 26 (0.59%) SLA
7 23 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.32%) WCAG
9 10 (0.23%) COBIT
10 6 (0.14%) NCSC
11 4 (0.091%) Government Security Classifications
11 4 (0.091%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.045%) ITGC
12 2 (0.045%) PMO
12 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.023%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1,546 (35.00%) Docker
2 158 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 74 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.38%) vSphere
7 9 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.18%) XenApp
9 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.16%) Firmware
9 7 (0.16%) Xen
10 6 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.091%) NFS
12 4 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.045%) HDFS
14 2 (0.045%) Postfix
14 2 (0.045%) Varnish
14 2 (0.045%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,542 (34.91%) Kubernetes
2 1,284 (29.07%) Terraform
3 799 (18.09%) Ansible
4 479 (10.84%) Puppet
5 320 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
6 146 (3.31%) Grafana
7 145 (3.28%) Prometheus
8 69 (1.56%) Istio
9 37 (0.84%) Nagios
10 36 (0.82%) Packer
11 34 (0.77%) Salt
12 30 (0.68%) Kibana
13 24 (0.54%) Fortio
13 24 (0.54%) Kiali
13 24 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
14 21 (0.48%) SCCM
15 20 (0.45%) Rancher
16 19 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
17 18 (0.41%) CSIRT
18 16 (0.36%) Consul
Vendors
1 536 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 362 (8.20%) Google
3 165 (3.74%) Oracle
4 132 (2.99%) VMware
5 92 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 92 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (1.92%) SAP
7 79 (1.79%) IBM
8 75 (1.70%) Databricks
9 70 (1.58%) Atlassian
10 66 (1.49%) Cisco
11 58 (1.31%) Nintex
11 58 (1.31%) Splunk
12 35 (0.79%) Adobe
13 26 (0.59%) TIBCO
14 25 (0.57%) CheckPoint
14 25 (0.57%) MuleSoft
15 24 (0.54%) New Relic
15 24 (0.54%) UiPath
15 24 (0.54%) WSO2