Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 18 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +19
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 7,050 7,304 6,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.98% 10.74% 8.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.94% 11.60% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,359 5,588 4,910
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 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,250 £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 50,584 62,960 69,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.14% 92.59% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40,697 50,619 53,395
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 £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 1,676 £75,000 +7.14% 357
South London +18 248 £65,000 -7.14% 63
West London +4 206 £65,000 - 125
East London +15 70 £62,500 -9.75% 66
North London -9 3 £80,000 +32.45% 6
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 3,699 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 3,399 (48.21%) AWS
3 2,558 (36.28%) Docker
4 2,508 (35.57%) Azure
5 2,356 (33.42%) Python
6 2,190 (31.06%) Kubernetes
7 1,896 (26.89%) Java
8 1,872 (26.55%) Linux
9 1,769 (25.09%) Terraform
10 1,663 (23.59%) Finance
11 1,619 (22.96%) Ansible
12 1,519 (21.55%) Microservices
13 1,457 (20.67%) Jenkins
14 1,337 (18.96%) JavaScript
15 1,233 (17.49%) Software Engineering
16 1,230 (17.45%) SQL
17 1,157 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
18 1,122 (15.91%) Puppet
19 1,052 (14.92%) GCP
20 1,037 (14.71%) C#
21 1,004 (14.24%) Scrum
22 1,000 (14.18%) Git (software)
23 993 (14.09%) .NET
24 929 (13.18%) TDD
25 911 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
26 906 (12.85%) Microsoft
27 852 (12.09%) Infrastructure as Code
28 819 (11.62%) Windows
29 784 (11.12%) Bash Shell
30 758 (10.75%) PowerShell

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
1 307 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 254 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
3 215 (3.05%) Confluence
4 182 (2.58%) Apache
5 153 (2.17%) IIS
6 106 (1.50%) OpenStack
7 104 (1.48%) nginx
8 100 (1.42%) CMS
8 100 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 76 (1.08%) Tomcat
10 60 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 55 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 46 (0.65%) SAS
13 36 (0.51%) JBoss
14 34 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 28 (0.40%) Apache Pig
15 28 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
15 28 (0.40%) Drupal
15 28 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 44 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.35%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.071%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.057%) SPSS
9 3 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.028%) Sketch
11 1 (0.014%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 71 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.16%) Magento
6 7 (0.099%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.085%) MultiChain
7 6 (0.085%) Quorum
8 5 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.057%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (0.057%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.043%) HFM
10 3 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.043%) Oracle FAH
10 3 (0.043%) R3 Corda
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.028%) Summit
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3,399 (48.21%) AWS
2 2,508 (35.57%) Azure
3 1,052 (14.92%) GCP
4 560 (7.94%) Serverless
5 518 (7.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 484 (6.87%) PaaS
7 427 (6.06%) SaaS
8 399 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
9 366 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
10 337 (4.78%) IaaS
11 303 (4.30%) Amazon ECS
12 302 (4.28%) Amazon S3
13 252 (3.57%) GitHub
14 243 (3.45%) OpenShift
15 187 (2.65%) Power Platform
16 174 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
17 156 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
18 141 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 128 (1.82%) Office 365
20 122 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 248 (3.52%) Firewall
2 182 (2.58%) DNS
3 129 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 108 (1.53%) Internet
4 108 (1.53%) VPN
5 80 (1.13%) HTTP
6 46 (0.65%) DHCP
7 45 (0.64%) Network Security
8 44 (0.62%) SSL
9 37 (0.52%) WAN
10 30 (0.43%) SAN
11 21 (0.30%) Wireless
12 20 (0.28%) LAN
12 20 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
13 19 (0.27%) FTP
14 18 (0.26%) Skype
15 17 (0.24%) Wireshark
16 16 (0.23%) BGP
16 16 (0.23%) OSPF
17 14 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 725 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 522 (7.40%) Big Data
3 402 (5.70%) NoSQL
4 322 (4.57%) MySQL
5 275 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 264 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
6 264 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 257 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 229 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
8 229 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 186 (2.64%) Power BI
10 182 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 182 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 164 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 158 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 139 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 128 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 126 (1.79%) Redis
16 121 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
17 112 (1.59%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,457 (20.67%) Jenkins
2 1,000 (14.18%) Git (software)
3 508 (7.21%) JIRA
4 340 (4.82%) TeamCity
5 294 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 278 (3.94%) Selenium
7 256 (3.63%) GitLab
8 253 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 251 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 211 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 208 (2.95%) Maven
12 197 (2.79%) Bitbucket
13 170 (2.41%) Cucumber
14 151 (2.14%) Artifactory
15 133 (1.89%) Visual Studio
16 128 (1.82%) Travis CI
17 111 (1.57%) IBM UrbanCode
18 103 (1.46%) Gradle
19 100 (1.42%) SonarQube
20 97 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 1,663 (23.59%) Finance
2 576 (8.17%) Banking
3 285 (4.04%) Retail
4 196 (2.78%) Law
5 173 (2.45%) Games
6 169 (2.40%) Public Sector
7 157 (2.23%) Marketing
8 129 (1.83%) Front Office
9 126 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 85 (1.21%) Advertising
11 78 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 66 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 59 (0.84%) Billing
14 55 (0.78%) Legal
15 47 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 42 (0.60%) Back Office
17 39 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.41%) Aerospace
18 29 (0.41%) Publishing
19 26 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,951 (27.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,616 (22.92%) Developer
3 623 (8.84%) Architect
4 619 (8.78%) AWS Engineer
5 473 (6.71%) Senior DevOps
6 453 (6.43%) AWS DevOps
7 427 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 423 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 400 (5.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 346 (4.91%) Java Developer
11 337 (4.78%) Senior Developer
12 328 (4.65%) Software Engineer
13 291 (4.13%) Consultant
14 249 (3.53%) Python Engineer
15 248 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
16 244 (3.46%) Azure Engineer
17 232 (3.29%) C# Developer
18 220 (3.12%) .NET Developer
19 207 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
20 203 (2.88%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 993 (14.09%) .NET
2 683 (9.69%) React
3 639 (9.06%) Web Services
4 583 (8.27%) REST
5 567 (8.04%) CSS
6 553 (7.84%) Node.js
7 544 (7.72%) HTML
8 531 (7.53%) AngularJS
9 381 (5.40%) RESTful
10 349 (4.95%) ASP.NET
11 347 (4.92%) Kafka
12 339 (4.81%) Spring
13 312 (4.43%) Elastic Stack
14 267 (3.79%) .NET Core
15 250 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 239 (3.39%) JSON
17 238 (3.38%) HTML5
18 228 (3.23%) Spring Boot
19 209 (2.96%) .NET Framework
20 176 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 424 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
2 423 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 355 (5.04%) Public Cloud
4 336 (4.77%) User Experience
5 284 (4.03%) Cloud Native
6 279 (3.96%) Data Centre
7 219 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 212 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 171 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
10 158 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 148 (2.10%) Hedge funds
12 134 (1.90%) Algorithms
13 119 (1.69%) Data Structures
14 91 (1.29%) Virtual Team
15 89 (1.26%) Fixed Income
15 89 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
16 86 (1.22%) Management Information System
17 76 (1.08%) Private Cloud
18 61 (0.87%) PlayStation
19 51 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,872 (26.55%) Linux
2 819 (11.62%) Windows
3 412 (5.84%) Unix
4 208 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 144 (2.04%) CentOS
6 116 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 98 (1.39%) Android
8 89 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 69 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 39 (0.55%) Mesosphere
11 31 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 28 (0.40%) VMS
13 28 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 24 (0.34%) Debian
15 17 (0.24%) zOS
16 13 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.17%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,699 (52.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,519 (21.55%) Microservices
3 1,233 (17.49%) Software Engineering
4 1,157 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
5 1,004 (14.24%) Scrum
6 929 (13.18%) TDD
7 852 (12.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 755 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
9 753 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 723 (10.26%) Fintech
11 703 (9.97%) Configuration Management
12 679 (9.63%) Open Source
13 657 (9.32%) Continuous Delivery
14 629 (8.92%) Analytics
15 575 (8.16%) Migration
16 542 (7.69%) Mentoring
17 534 (7.57%) BDD
18 477 (6.77%) SDLC
19 463 (6.57%) Computer Science
20 452 (6.41%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,356 (33.42%) Python
2 1,896 (26.89%) Java
3 1,337 (18.96%) JavaScript
4 1,230 (17.45%) SQL
5 1,037 (14.71%) C#
6 784 (11.12%) Bash Shell
7 758 (10.75%) PowerShell
8 538 (7.63%) Ruby
9 533 (7.56%) Go
10 288 (4.09%) Scala
11 275 (3.90%) PHP
12 225 (3.19%) TypeScript
13 220 (3.12%) T-SQL
14 207 (2.94%) Perl
15 206 (2.92%) Java 8
16 201 (2.85%) C++
17 172 (2.44%) Shell Script
18 134 (1.90%) C
19 129 (1.83%) ES6
20 125 (1.77%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 595 (8.44%) Degree
2 253 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 152 (2.16%) AWS Certification
4 119 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 83 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 65 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 61 (0.87%) CISSP
8 51 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 47 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (0.48%) PhD
12 30 (0.43%) ISEB
13 28 (0.40%) DV Cleared
14 27 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (0.37%) PMI Certification
15 26 (0.37%) PMP
16 23 (0.33%) CISM
17 18 (0.26%) SANS
18 15 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 14 (0.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 514 (7.29%) QA
2 68 (0.96%) SLA
3 54 (0.77%) GDPR
4 38 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.41%) NIST
7 27 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.24%) PMO
9 10 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.13%) COBIT
10 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (0.099%) FISMA
11 7 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.099%) PSD2
11 7 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.057%) MiFID
12 4 (0.057%) TickIT
13 3 (0.043%) EMIR
13 3 (0.043%) GxP
13 3 (0.043%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,558 (36.28%) Docker
2 209 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 131 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (0.74%) vSphere
7 33 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 23 (0.33%) Xen
9 18 (0.26%) HDFS
9 18 (0.26%) Varnish
10 16 (0.23%) KVM
10 16 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (0.18%) vCloud
13 12 (0.17%) XenApp
14 11 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 11 (0.16%) etcd
15 10 (0.14%) Cronacle
16 7 (0.099%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2,190 (31.06%) Kubernetes
2 1,769 (25.09%) Terraform
3 1,619 (22.96%) Ansible
4 1,122 (15.91%) Puppet
5 911 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
6 213 (3.02%) Packer
7 199 (2.82%) Prometheus
8 177 (2.51%) Consul
9 172 (2.44%) Salt
10 160 (2.27%) Grafana
11 135 (1.91%) Nagios
12 125 (1.77%) Rancher
13 108 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
14 83 (1.18%) Graphite
15 80 (1.13%) Kibana
16 79 (1.12%) Automic
17 67 (0.95%) ZABBIX
18 45 (0.64%) logstash
18 45 (0.64%) Mesos
19 44 (0.62%) Istio
Vendors
1 906 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 643 (9.12%) Google
3 319 (4.52%) Oracle
4 237 (3.36%) Splunk
5 233 (3.30%) VMware
6 138 (1.96%) WorldPay
7 134 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 109 (1.55%) AppDynamics
9 88 (1.25%) Atlassian
10 82 (1.16%) SAP
11 78 (1.11%) Citrix
12 76 (1.08%) IBM
13 73 (1.04%) Cloudera
13 73 (1.04%) Databricks
13 73 (1.04%) New Relic
14 68 (0.96%) Tableau
15 65 (0.92%) Adobe
16 61 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
17 58 (0.82%) Cisco
17 58 (0.82%) ServiceNow