Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 18 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +20
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 7,161 7,271 6,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.00% 10.63% 8.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% 11.48% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5,504 5,593 4,793
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 51,241 63,329 70,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.00% 92.58% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41,242 50,745 53,853
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,955 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +7 1,769 £75,000 +7.14% 350
South London +25 229 £65,000 -7.14% 50
West London +3 211 £65,000 +6.56% 138
East London +12 73 £63,750 -1.92% 56
North London -7 8 £65,000 +7.97% 15
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3,720 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 3,521 (49.17%) AWS
3 2,598 (36.28%) Docker
4 2,529 (35.32%) Azure
5 2,469 (34.48%) Python
6 2,166 (30.25%) Kubernetes
7 1,942 (27.12%) Java
8 1,911 (26.69%) Linux
9 1,804 (25.19%) Terraform
10 1,705 (23.81%) Ansible
11 1,703 (23.78%) Finance
12 1,513 (21.13%) Microservices
13 1,492 (20.84%) Jenkins
14 1,334 (18.63%) JavaScript
15 1,321 (18.45%) Software Engineering
16 1,262 (17.62%) SQL
17 1,241 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
18 1,142 (15.95%) Puppet
19 1,091 (15.24%) GCP
20 1,037 (14.48%) Scrum
21 1,014 (14.16%) C#
22 994 (13.88%) Git (software)
23 964 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
24 954 (13.32%) .NET
25 943 (13.17%) Microsoft
26 893 (12.47%) TDD
27 842 (11.76%) Windows
28 819 (11.44%) Infrastructure as Code
29 803 (11.21%) Bash Shell
30 783 (10.93%) Test Automation

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
1 332 (4.64%) Apache Spark
2 271 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
3 203 (2.83%) Apache
4 195 (2.72%) Confluence
5 138 (1.93%) IIS
6 114 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 110 (1.54%) SharePoint
8 104 (1.45%) CMS
9 95 (1.33%) nginx
10 86 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 72 (1.01%) WebSphere
12 49 (0.68%) Apache Pig
13 48 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 47 (0.66%) JBoss
15 41 (0.57%) SAS
16 35 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 34 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
19 27 (0.38%) Drupal
19 27 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 50 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 22 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.056%) SPSS
8 3 (0.042%) Sketch
8 3 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.014%) ArchiCAD
10 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.014%) InDesign
10 1 (0.014%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.014%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.014%) Revit
Business Applications
1 87 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.15%) Magento
6 9 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.098%) MultiChain
7 7 (0.098%) Quorum
8 5 (0.070%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.056%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (0.056%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.042%) Distributed Ledger
10 3 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.042%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.028%) R3 Corda
11 2 (0.028%) Summit
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.014%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 3,521 (49.17%) AWS
2 2,529 (35.32%) Azure
3 1,091 (15.24%) GCP
4 536 (7.48%) Serverless
5 502 (7.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 474 (6.62%) PaaS
7 452 (6.31%) SaaS
8 391 (5.46%) AWS Lambda
9 377 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
10 345 (4.82%) IaaS
11 306 (4.27%) Amazon S3
12 291 (4.06%) Amazon ECS
13 253 (3.53%) GitHub
14 234 (3.27%) OpenShift
15 187 (2.61%) Power Platform
16 159 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
17 158 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 156 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
19 135 (1.89%) Office 365
20 125 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 237 (3.31%) Firewall
2 172 (2.40%) DNS
3 130 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 101 (1.41%) VPN
5 94 (1.31%) Internet
6 69 (0.96%) HTTP
7 54 (0.75%) Network Security
8 48 (0.67%) DHCP
9 43 (0.60%) WAN
10 37 (0.52%) SSL
11 29 (0.40%) SAN
12 28 (0.39%) LAN
13 25 (0.35%) Wireless
14 17 (0.24%) Skype
14 17 (0.24%) Wireshark
15 16 (0.22%) AMQP
15 16 (0.22%) FTP
15 16 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
16 13 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 746 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 533 (7.44%) Big Data
3 391 (5.46%) NoSQL
4 357 (4.99%) MySQL
5 289 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 273 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
7 268 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
8 258 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 242 (3.38%) Hadoop
10 236 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
11 192 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 191 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 187 (2.61%) Power BI
14 175 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 161 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 143 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 137 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
18 133 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
19 129 (1.80%) Blockchain
20 115 (1.61%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,492 (20.84%) Jenkins
2 994 (13.88%) Git (software)
3 486 (6.79%) JIRA
4 354 (4.94%) TeamCity
5 295 (4.12%) Selenium
6 285 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 260 (3.63%) GitLab
8 258 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 240 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 215 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 213 (2.97%) Maven
12 193 (2.70%) Bitbucket
13 170 (2.37%) Cucumber
14 150 (2.09%) Visual Studio
15 140 (1.96%) Artifactory
16 135 (1.89%) Travis CI
17 123 (1.72%) IBM UrbanCode
18 114 (1.59%) Gradle
19 105 (1.47%) Subversion
20 90 (1.26%) Vagrant
General
1 1,703 (23.78%) Finance
2 583 (8.14%) Banking
3 297 (4.15%) Retail
4 244 (3.41%) Law
5 173 (2.42%) Games
6 161 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 151 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 148 (2.07%) Marketing
9 123 (1.72%) Front Office
10 96 (1.34%) Advertising
11 82 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 75 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 52 (0.73%) Billing
14 50 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.61%) Legal
16 42 (0.59%) Publishing
17 41 (0.57%) Back Office
17 41 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 38 (0.53%) Aerospace
19 32 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,035 (28.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,593 (22.25%) Developer
3 661 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
4 626 (8.74%) Architect
5 529 (7.39%) AWS DevOps
6 470 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
7 459 (6.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 433 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 421 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 355 (4.96%) Java Developer
11 336 (4.69%) Software Engineer
12 299 (4.18%) Senior Developer
13 298 (4.16%) Consultant
14 261 (3.64%) Python Engineer
15 255 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 242 (3.38%) Linux Engineer
17 240 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
18 235 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 232 (3.24%) C# Developer
20 217 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 954 (13.32%) .NET
2 685 (9.57%) Web Services
3 661 (9.23%) React
4 557 (7.78%) CSS
5 548 (7.65%) REST
6 544 (7.60%) Node.js
7 543 (7.58%) AngularJS
8 541 (7.55%) HTML
9 398 (5.56%) RESTful
10 370 (5.17%) Kafka
11 358 (5.00%) Spring
12 331 (4.62%) ASP.NET
13 318 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
14 251 (3.51%) Spring Boot
15 239 (3.34%) JSON
16 238 (3.32%) .NET Core
17 229 (3.20%) HTML5
18 226 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
19 200 (2.79%) .NET Framework
20 178 (2.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 423 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
3 360 (5.03%) Public Cloud
4 349 (4.87%) User Experience
5 281 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 275 (3.84%) Cloud Native
7 232 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 222 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 171 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
10 168 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 149 (2.08%) Algorithms
12 148 (2.07%) Hedge funds
13 111 (1.55%) Data Structures
14 97 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 92 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 78 (1.09%) Fixed Income
16 78 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
16 78 (1.09%) Private Cloud
17 53 (0.74%) Replication
18 48 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,911 (26.69%) Linux
2 842 (11.76%) Windows
3 457 (6.38%) Unix
4 210 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 137 (1.91%) CentOS
6 101 (1.41%) Android
7 95 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 94 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 72 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 35 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (0.47%) Mesosphere
12 32 (0.45%) CoreOS
13 28 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (0.36%) Windows 10
15 24 (0.34%) Debian
16 19 (0.27%) VMS
17 13 (0.18%) zOS
18 12 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.11%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,720 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,513 (21.13%) Microservices
3 1,321 (18.45%) Software Engineering
4 1,241 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1,037 (14.48%) Scrum
6 893 (12.47%) TDD
7 819 (11.44%) Infrastructure as Code
8 783 (10.93%) Test Automation
9 748 (10.45%) Fintech
10 740 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
11 725 (10.12%) Configuration Management
12 680 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 666 (9.30%) Open Source
14 637 (8.90%) Analytics
15 596 (8.32%) Migration
16 550 (7.68%) Mentoring
17 514 (7.18%) SDLC
18 510 (7.12%) BDD
19 456 (6.37%) Computer Science
20 447 (6.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,469 (34.48%) Python
2 1,942 (27.12%) Java
3 1,334 (18.63%) JavaScript
4 1,262 (17.62%) SQL
5 1,014 (14.16%) C#
6 803 (11.21%) Bash Shell
7 778 (10.86%) PowerShell
8 543 (7.58%) Ruby
9 480 (6.70%) Go
10 297 (4.15%) Scala
11 285 (3.98%) PHP
12 214 (2.99%) Perl
12 214 (2.99%) TypeScript
13 210 (2.93%) T-SQL
14 205 (2.86%) C++
15 202 (2.82%) Java 8
16 182 (2.54%) Shell Script
17 123 (1.72%) C
18 116 (1.62%) ES6
19 115 (1.61%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 578 (8.07%) Degree
2 238 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 161 (2.25%) AWS Certification
4 128 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 86 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 72 (1.01%) CISSP
7 66 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 54 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 49 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 43 (0.60%) ISEB
12 42 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (0.52%) PhD
14 34 (0.47%) DV Cleared
15 30 (0.42%) PMP
16 29 (0.40%) PMI Certification
17 22 (0.31%) SANS
18 20 (0.28%) CCNA
18 20 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
19 19 (0.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 549 (7.67%) QA
2 61 (0.85%) SLA
3 53 (0.74%) GDPR
4 36 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.35%) NIST
6 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.24%) PMO
8 12 (0.17%) COBIT
9 9 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.070%) MiFID
12 5 (0.070%) PSD2
12 5 (0.070%) TickIT
13 4 (0.056%) EMIR
14 2 (0.028%) FISMA
14 2 (0.028%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.028%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.028%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,598 (36.28%) Docker
2 216 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 129 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 108 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.81%) vSphere
6 51 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 37 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 21 (0.29%) Xen
9 18 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 17 (0.24%) Varnish
11 15 (0.21%) KVM
12 14 (0.20%) HDFS
12 14 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.20%) XenApp
13 13 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (0.17%) vCloud
15 11 (0.15%) Apache Flume
16 10 (0.14%) Cronacle
17 7 (0.098%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2,166 (30.25%) Kubernetes
2 1,804 (25.19%) Terraform
3 1,705 (23.81%) Ansible
4 1,142 (15.95%) Puppet
5 964 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
6 219 (3.06%) Packer
7 201 (2.81%) Prometheus
8 181 (2.53%) Salt
9 161 (2.25%) Grafana
10 160 (2.23%) Consul
11 146 (2.04%) Nagios
12 106 (1.48%) Rancher
13 104 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
14 90 (1.26%) Kibana
15 72 (1.01%) Graphite
16 69 (0.96%) Automic
17 61 (0.85%) ZABBIX
18 52 (0.73%) logstash
19 46 (0.64%) Mesos
20 42 (0.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 943 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 667 (9.31%) Google
3 346 (4.83%) Oracle
4 254 (3.55%) Splunk
5 228 (3.18%) VMware
6 129 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 119 (1.66%) WorldPay
8 111 (1.55%) AppDynamics
9 96 (1.34%) Cloudera
9 96 (1.34%) Databricks
10 87 (1.21%) New Relic
11 86 (1.20%) SAP
12 80 (1.12%) Citrix
13 76 (1.06%) IBM
14 72 (1.01%) Tableau
15 69 (0.96%) Adobe
16 68 (0.95%) Atlassian
17 60 (0.84%) ServiceNow
18 52 (0.73%) Cisco
19 51 (0.71%) SaltStack