Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 28 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 +38
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 7,289 6,070 4,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.62% 8.10% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 8.73% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,607 4,793 3,922
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,400 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 62,978 69,532 73,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.72% 92.76% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50,422 53,297 63,467
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 +11 1,438 £70,000 +7.69% 339
West London 0 223 £60,000 - 130
South London +15 103 £70,000 +7.69% 35
East London +9 89 £65,000 +8.33% 50
North London +3 14 £60,000 +9.09% 10
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 3,894 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 3,494 (47.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2,545 (34.92%) Docker
4 2,421 (33.21%) Linux
5 2,347 (32.20%) Python
6 2,276 (31.23%) Java
7 2,023 (27.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 1,967 (26.99%) Jenkins
9 1,934 (26.53%) Ansible
10 1,885 (25.86%) Finance
11 1,692 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
12 1,686 (23.13%) Microservices
13 1,497 (20.54%) Kubernetes
14 1,480 (20.30%) Puppet
15 1,415 (19.41%) SQL
16 1,366 (18.74%) JavaScript
17 1,253 (17.19%) Git (software)
18 1,236 (16.96%) Scrum
19 1,231 (16.89%) Software Engineering
20 1,217 (16.70%) Opscode Chef
21 1,173 (16.09%) Terraform
22 1,150 (15.78%) TDD
23 1,128 (15.48%) C#
24 1,021 (14.01%) Windows
25 1,000 (13.72%) .NET
26 950 (13.03%) Web Services
27 927 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
28 926 (12.70%) Test Automation
29 885 (12.14%) Configuration Management
30 872 (11.96%) Bash Shell

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
1 355 (4.87%) Apache
2 321 (4.40%) Confluence
3 300 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 247 (3.39%) Apache Spark
4 247 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 229 (3.14%) CMS
6 169 (2.32%) IIS
7 155 (2.13%) OpenStack
8 144 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 129 (1.77%) nginx
10 126 (1.73%) WebSphere
11 118 (1.62%) EPiServer
12 100 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 75 (1.03%) SharePoint
14 69 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 48 (0.66%) Mule
16 46 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 43 (0.59%) Apache Solr
17 43 (0.59%) JBoss
18 33 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.041%) Stata
7 2 (0.027%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.027%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.014%) HipChat
8 1 (0.014%) Houdini
8 1 (0.014%) InVision
8 1 (0.014%) Maya
8 1 (0.014%) Mingle
8 1 (0.014%) NUKE
8 1 (0.014%) SPSS
8 1 (0.014%) Weka
Business Applications
1 82 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
2 54 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
3 49 (0.67%) Eloqua
4 45 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
4 45 (0.62%) thinkFolio
5 41 (0.56%) Front Arena
6 39 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
7 24 (0.33%) Bloomberg AIM
8 21 (0.29%) Magento
9 17 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (0.21%) Markit EDM
11 8 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.096%) ION MarketView
13 5 (0.069%) Actimize
13 5 (0.069%) BASE24
13 5 (0.069%) Documaker
13 5 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.069%) MetaTrader
13 5 (0.069%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3,494 (47.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2,023 (27.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 810 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 431 (5.91%) PaaS
5 425 (5.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 387 (5.31%) SaaS
7 332 (4.55%) Serverless
8 318 (4.36%) GitHub
9 308 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
10 273 (3.75%) IaaS
11 252 (3.46%) Amazon S3
12 234 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
13 178 (2.44%) OpenShift
14 168 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
15 151 (2.07%) Office 365
16 137 (1.88%) npm
17 130 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 121 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 114 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
20 85 (1.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 360 (4.94%) Firewall
2 291 (3.99%) DNS
3 201 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 170 (2.33%) HTTP
5 166 (2.28%) VPN
6 122 (1.67%) Internet
7 77 (1.06%) DHCP
8 71 (0.97%) SSL
9 66 (0.91%) Network Security
10 58 (0.80%) LAN
11 51 (0.70%) WAN
12 50 (0.69%) SAN
13 49 (0.67%) BGP
14 42 (0.58%) SSH
15 41 (0.56%) SMTP
16 39 (0.54%) OSPF
17 33 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (0.45%) VLAN
18 31 (0.43%) MPLS
19 28 (0.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 653 (8.96%) NoSQL
3 523 (7.18%) MongoDB
4 493 (6.76%) MySQL
5 470 (6.45%) Big Data
6 410 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
7 267 (3.66%) Hadoop
8 262 (3.59%) Relational Database
9 232 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
10 201 (2.76%) Blockchain
11 192 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 155 (2.13%) Redis
13 128 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 109 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 96 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 92 (1.26%) Couchbase
17 89 (1.22%) Apache Hive
18 82 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 77 (1.06%) RDBMS
20 70 (0.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,967 (26.99%) Jenkins
2 1,253 (17.19%) Git (software)
3 730 (10.02%) TeamCity
4 715 (9.81%) JIRA
5 581 (7.97%) Maven
6 533 (7.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 472 (6.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 422 (5.79%) Selenium
9 368 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 251 (3.44%) Visual Studio
11 246 (3.37%) Subversion
12 218 (2.99%) Vagrant
13 214 (2.94%) Cucumber
14 197 (2.70%) Gradle
15 176 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
16 166 (2.28%) gulp
17 162 (2.22%) Mocha
18 159 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
19 154 (2.11%) JUnit
20 148 (2.03%) Protractor
General
1 1,885 (25.86%) Finance
2 611 (8.38%) Banking
3 328 (4.50%) Retail
4 255 (3.50%) Marketing
5 244 (3.35%) Games
6 227 (3.11%) Law
7 222 (3.05%) Front Office
8 165 (2.26%) Advertising
9 108 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 107 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 89 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 58 (0.80%) Back Office
12 58 (0.80%) Legal
13 56 (0.77%) Publishing
14 41 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.32%) Billing
15 23 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 22 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.23%) Automotive
18 16 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,978 (27.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,947 (26.71%) Developer
3 716 (9.82%) Java Developer
4 556 (7.63%) Architect
5 483 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
6 458 (6.28%) AWS Engineer
7 428 (5.87%) Senior Developer
8 408 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
9 370 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 350 (4.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 340 (4.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 334 (4.58%) .NET Developer
12 334 (4.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 314 (4.31%) Consultant
14 313 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
15 268 (3.68%) Software Engineer
16 266 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 262 (3.59%) C# Developer
18 217 (2.98%) Lead DevOps
19 213 (2.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,000 (13.72%) .NET
2 950 (13.03%) Web Services
3 832 (11.41%) Node.js
4 744 (10.21%) AngularJS
5 714 (9.80%) HTML
6 709 (9.73%) REST
7 696 (9.55%) React
8 623 (8.55%) CSS
9 602 (8.26%) Spring
10 558 (7.66%) RESTful
11 370 (5.08%) HTML5
12 334 (4.58%) Spring Boot
13 320 (4.39%) ASP.NET
14 300 (4.12%) Kafka
15 281 (3.86%) CSS3
16 242 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
17 224 (3.07%) JSON
18 222 (3.05%) Sass
19 220 (3.02%) SOAP
20 219 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 658 (9.03%) Fintech
2 458 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 385 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 383 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
5 320 (4.39%) User Experience
6 265 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 243 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 227 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 223 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
10 193 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
11 163 (2.24%) Cloud Native
12 152 (2.09%) Hedge funds
13 144 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
14 138 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 119 (1.63%) Fixed Income
16 118 (1.62%) Private Cloud
17 112 (1.54%) Blog
17 112 (1.54%) Virtual Team
18 111 (1.52%) Derivative
19 108 (1.48%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2,421 (33.21%) Linux
2 1,021 (14.01%) Windows
3 452 (6.20%) Unix
4 281 (3.86%) Windows Server
5 280 (3.84%) CentOS
6 229 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 209 (2.87%) Ubuntu
8 116 (1.59%) Android
9 97 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 89 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 75 (1.03%) Debian
13 57 (0.78%) CoreOS
14 39 (0.54%) VMS
14 39 (0.54%) Windows 10
15 31 (0.43%) Fedora
15 31 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 24 (0.33%) DC/OS
17 20 (0.27%) SUSE
18 18 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,894 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,692 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
3 1,686 (23.13%) Microservices
4 1,236 (16.96%) Scrum
5 1,231 (16.89%) Software Engineering
6 1,150 (15.78%) TDD
7 927 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
8 926 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 885 (12.14%) Configuration Management
10 815 (11.18%) Open Source
11 745 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 705 (9.67%) BDD
13 487 (6.68%) Continuous Deployment
14 483 (6.63%) Analytics
15 482 (6.61%) Mentoring
16 461 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 459 (6.30%) Deployment Automation
18 458 (6.28%) E-Commerce
19 449 (6.16%) SDLC
20 439 (6.02%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,347 (32.20%) Python
2 2,276 (31.23%) Java
3 1,415 (19.41%) SQL
4 1,366 (18.74%) JavaScript
5 1,128 (15.48%) C#
6 872 (11.96%) Bash Shell
7 780 (10.70%) Ruby
8 741 (10.17%) PowerShell
9 426 (5.84%) Go
10 397 (5.45%) Perl
11 373 (5.12%) PHP
12 360 (4.94%) Java 8
13 354 (4.86%) Scala
14 289 (3.96%) C++
15 241 (3.31%) Shell Script
16 182 (2.50%) ES6
17 176 (2.41%) C
18 157 (2.15%) T-SQL
19 100 (1.37%) Groovy
19 100 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 866 (11.88%) Degree
2 228 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 148 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 146 (2.00%) AWS Certification
5 109 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 106 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 62 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (0.73%) SAFe Agilist
9 49 (0.67%) CISSP
10 46 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 45 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (0.62%) RHCE
12 42 (0.58%) MCSE
13 35 (0.48%) MCSA
14 32 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
15 29 (0.40%) CCNP
16 28 (0.38%) ISTQB
17 23 (0.32%) PhD
17 23 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 22 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 533 (7.31%) QA
2 392 (5.38%) GCP
3 58 (0.80%) SLA
4 56 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.49%) PMO
6 35 (0.48%) GDPR
6 35 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.34%) COBIT
8 21 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.14%) PSD2
11 6 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 3 (0.041%) DICOM
14 3 (0.041%) GxP
14 3 (0.041%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.041%) HL7
15 2 (0.027%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,545 (34.92%) Docker
2 292 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 209 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 161 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 106 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 48 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (0.55%) KVM
8 39 (0.54%) vSphere
9 37 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 28 (0.38%) iptables
11 23 (0.32%) Xen
12 22 (0.30%) NFS
12 22 (0.30%) Samba
13 21 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 18 (0.25%) HDFS
14 18 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
15 17 (0.23%) XenApp
16 16 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 16 (0.22%) pfSense
16 16 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,934 (26.53%) Ansible
2 1,497 (20.54%) Kubernetes
3 1,480 (20.30%) Puppet
4 1,217 (16.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1,173 (16.09%) Terraform
6 254 (3.48%) Salt
7 201 (2.76%) Nagios
8 154 (2.11%) Docker Swarm
9 132 (1.81%) Packer
10 123 (1.69%) ZABBIX
11 116 (1.59%) Prometheus
12 99 (1.36%) Kibana
13 93 (1.28%) Grafana
14 90 (1.23%) Consul
15 72 (0.99%) Mesos
16 68 (0.93%) Automic
17 65 (0.89%) Graphite
18 60 (0.82%) SCCM
19 56 (0.77%) Rancher
20 53 (0.73%) logstash
Vendors
1 719 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 702 (9.63%) Google
3 418 (5.73%) Oracle
4 405 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 400 (5.49%) VMware
6 288 (3.95%) Splunk
7 185 (2.54%) New Relic
8 173 (2.37%) IBM
8 173 (2.37%) SAP
9 162 (2.22%) AppDynamics
10 140 (1.92%) Cisco
11 132 (1.81%) Atlassian
12 106 (1.45%) Sitecore
13 100 (1.37%) hybris
14 83 (1.14%) SaltStack
15 79 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
16 73 (1.00%) Citrix
17 72 (0.99%) Capita
18 69 (0.95%) Adobe
19 61 (0.84%) Charles River