Period
to 21 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

DevOps
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 12 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing DevOps 4,400 6,693 6,965
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 18.18% 13.02% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.43% 13.94% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,282 5,351 5,713
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £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 22,641 48,028 58,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.56% 93.45% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18,912 38,953 47,567
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 £36,356 £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 21 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 21 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 1,070 £75,000 - 264
South London +9 240 £67,500 +3.85% 31
West London -5 56 £65,000 +8.33% 87
East London +2 23 £52,500 -12.50% 42
North London +32 4 £70,000 -7.89% 3
DevOps
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 2,083 (47.34%) AWS
2 2,044 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1,759 (39.98%) Azure
4 1,543 (35.07%) Docker
5 1,536 (34.91%) Kubernetes
6 1,463 (33.25%) Python
7 1,276 (29.00%) Terraform
8 1,158 (26.32%) Finance
9 1,110 (25.23%) Java
10 1,033 (23.48%) Microservices
11 910 (20.68%) Jenkins
12 876 (19.91%) JavaScript
13 856 (19.45%) SQL
14 844 (19.18%) Linux
15 799 (18.16%) Ansible
16 774 (17.59%) C#
17 755 (17.16%) GCP
18 714 (16.23%) .NET
19 701 (15.93%) Software Engineering
20 694 (15.77%) Test Automation
21 674 (15.32%) TDD
22 670 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
23 624 (14.18%) Git (software)
24 597 (13.57%) Fintech
24 597 (13.57%) Infrastructure as Code
25 594 (13.50%) Scrum
26 530 (12.05%) Microsoft
27 521 (11.84%) SQL Server
28 479 (10.89%) Puppet
29 456 (10.36%) 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
1 139 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 117 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (2.39%) Confluence
4 93 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 86 (1.95%) Apache
6 62 (1.41%) IIS
7 49 (1.11%) CMS
8 43 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 29 (0.66%) JBoss
10 27 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
10 27 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 27 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 25 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.55%) Red Hat Fuse
13 21 (0.48%) WordPress
14 20 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
15 18 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.39%) EPiServer
17 13 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.45%) InVision
4 20 (0.45%) 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 5 (0.11%) Figma
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.023%) InDesign
9 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.023%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 55 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.45%) Loan IQ
2 20 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 16 (0.36%) R3 Corda
5 12 (0.27%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.091%) Magento
8 3 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
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 2,083 (47.34%) AWS
2 1,759 (39.98%) Azure
3 755 (17.16%) GCP
4 436 (9.91%) Serverless
5 349 (7.93%) PaaS
6 308 (7.00%) SaaS
7 278 (6.32%) AWS Lambda
8 218 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 212 (4.82%) GitHub
10 202 (4.59%) IaaS
11 165 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
12 159 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
13 156 (3.55%) Power Platform
14 133 (3.02%) Amazon EKS
15 121 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
16 105 (2.39%) Amazon S3
17 103 (2.34%) Azure Functions
18 99 (2.25%) OpenShift
19 97 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
20 94 (2.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 173 (3.93%) Firewall
2 98 (2.23%) Network Security
3 84 (1.91%) DNS
4 70 (1.59%) VPN
5 57 (1.30%) WAN
6 56 (1.27%) HTTP
7 53 (1.20%) LAN
8 45 (1.02%) Internet
9 39 (0.89%) TCP/IP
10 33 (0.75%) DHCP
11 23 (0.52%) SSH
11 23 (0.52%) Wireless
12 22 (0.50%) Wireshark
13 21 (0.48%) BGP
13 21 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (0.48%) Skype
14 20 (0.45%) OSPF
15 19 (0.43%) SAN
15 19 (0.43%) VoIP
16 18 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 272 (6.18%) NoSQL
3 250 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 226 (5.14%) Big Data
5 192 (4.36%) MongoDB
6 189 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 185 (4.20%) MySQL
8 136 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
9 129 (2.93%) Relational Database
10 108 (2.45%) Data Lake
11 99 (2.25%) Power BI
12 95 (2.16%) Redis
13 94 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
14 93 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
15 80 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
16 70 (1.59%) Hadoop
17 66 (1.50%) Blockchain
18 65 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 59 (1.34%) Tableau
20 57 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 910 (20.68%) Jenkins
2 624 (14.18%) Git (software)
3 283 (6.43%) JIRA
4 244 (5.55%) GitLab
5 204 (4.64%) Selenium
6 191 (4.34%) TeamCity
7 128 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 119 (2.70%) Bitbucket
9 108 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 107 (2.43%) Artifactory
11 105 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 103 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 76 (1.73%) SonarQube
14 75 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 72 (1.64%) Maven
16 67 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
17 54 (1.23%) Visual Studio
18 49 (1.11%) CircleCI
18 49 (1.11%) Subversion
18 49 (1.11%) Travis CI
General
1 1,158 (26.32%) Finance
2 427 (9.70%) Banking
3 165 (3.75%) Public Sector
4 148 (3.36%) Games
5 142 (3.23%) Retail
6 110 (2.50%) Marketing
7 71 (1.61%) Law
8 67 (1.52%) Legal
9 66 (1.50%) Back Office
10 55 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 54 (1.23%) Front Office
12 51 (1.16%) Investment Banking
13 49 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 37 (0.84%) Advertising
15 36 (0.82%) Publishing
16 27 (0.61%) Electronics
17 25 (0.57%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.50%) Automotive
19 13 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.25%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1,224 (27.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 1,151 (26.16%) Developer
3 450 (10.23%) AWS Engineer
4 400 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 369 (8.39%) Senior DevOps
6 361 (8.20%) Architect
7 330 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 323 (7.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 286 (6.50%) Senior Developer
10 238 (5.41%) .NET Developer
11 229 (5.20%) C# Developer
12 216 (4.91%) Java Developer
13 198 (4.50%) Azure Engineer
14 189 (4.30%) Software Engineer
15 188 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
16 171 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
17 167 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
17 167 (3.80%) Python Engineer
18 143 (3.25%) Java Engineer
19 141 (3.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (16.23%) .NET
2 456 (10.36%) Web Services
3 443 (10.07%) React
4 389 (8.84%) CSS
5 362 (8.23%) Node.js
6 333 (7.57%) HTML
7 332 (7.55%) .NET Core
8 315 (7.16%) AngularJS
9 229 (5.20%) Kafka
10 224 (5.09%) .NET Framework
10 224 (5.09%) REST
11 210 (4.77%) Spring
12 192 (4.36%) Spring Boot
13 190 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 176 (4.00%) RESTful
15 173 (3.93%) HTML5
16 162 (3.68%) jQuery
17 146 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 133 (3.02%) ASP.NET
18 133 (3.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 290 (6.59%) Cloud Native
2 276 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
3 235 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 174 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 130 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 111 (2.52%) User Experience
7 104 (2.36%) Hedge funds
8 100 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 83 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 77 (1.75%) N-Tier
11 75 (1.70%) Virtual Team
12 64 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
13 57 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 44 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 40 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 40 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
15 40 (0.91%) Replication
16 36 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
17 33 (0.75%) Reinsurance
18 30 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 844 (19.18%) Linux
2 359 (8.16%) Windows
3 190 (4.32%) Unix
4 104 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 64 (1.45%) CentOS
6 58 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 48 (1.09%) Android
9 30 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 28 (0.64%) Debian
11 24 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
13 17 (0.39%) VMS
14 16 (0.36%) CoreOS
14 16 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
14 16 (0.36%) zOS
15 15 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.20%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.14%) Solaris
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,044 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,033 (23.48%) Microservices
3 701 (15.93%) Software Engineering
4 694 (15.77%) Test Automation
5 674 (15.32%) TDD
6 670 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
7 597 (13.57%) Fintech
7 597 (13.57%) Infrastructure as Code
8 594 (13.50%) Scrum
9 410 (9.32%) Configuration Management
10 382 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
11 363 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 334 (7.59%) BDD
13 318 (7.23%) Analytics
14 293 (6.66%) Deployment Automation
15 289 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 276 (6.27%) OO
17 257 (5.84%) Machine Learning
18 252 (5.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 224 (5.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,463 (33.25%) Python
2 1,110 (25.23%) Java
3 876 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 856 (19.45%) SQL
5 774 (17.59%) C#
6 398 (9.05%) PowerShell
7 308 (7.00%) Bash Shell
8 304 (6.91%) Go
9 224 (5.09%) Ruby
10 147 (3.34%) PHP
11 137 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 132 (3.00%) Scala
13 129 (2.93%) TypeScript
14 124 (2.82%) C++
15 109 (2.48%) Kotlin
16 69 (1.57%) Java 8
17 68 (1.55%) Perl
18 63 (1.43%) Shell Script
19 56 (1.27%) C
20 41 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 316 (7.18%) Degree
2 232 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 197 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 86 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 66 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (1.32%) AWS Certification
7 48 (1.09%) CISSP
8 37 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (0.77%) CCNA
10 27 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 26 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 24 (0.55%) Sun Certification
13 21 (0.48%) ISEB
13 21 (0.48%) PhD
14 20 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 17 (0.39%) OSCE
15 17 (0.39%) OSCP
16 16 (0.36%) CCSP
17 15 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (5.66%) QA
2 56 (1.27%) NIST
3 30 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 30 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.66%) EMIR
4 29 (0.66%) GDPR
5 27 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 27 (0.61%) MiFID
6 25 (0.57%) SLA
7 23 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.32%) WCAG
9 9 (0.20%) COBIT
10 6 (0.14%) NCSC
11 4 (0.091%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.068%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.045%) ITGC
13 2 (0.045%) PMO
13 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.023%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 1,543 (35.07%) Docker
2 160 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 73 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.34%) vSphere
7 10 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.18%) Firmware
8 8 (0.18%) XenApp
9 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.16%) Xen
10 6 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.068%) NFS
12 3 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.045%) HDFS
13 2 (0.045%) Postfix
13 2 (0.045%) Varnish
13 2 (0.045%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,536 (34.91%) Kubernetes
2 1,276 (29.00%) Terraform
3 799 (18.16%) Ansible
4 479 (10.89%) Puppet
5 319 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
6 147 (3.34%) Grafana
7 144 (3.27%) Prometheus
8 67 (1.52%) Istio
9 37 (0.84%) Nagios
10 36 (0.82%) Packer
11 35 (0.80%) Salt
12 30 (0.68%) Kibana
13 25 (0.57%) Fortio
13 25 (0.57%) Kiali
14 24 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
15 21 (0.48%) Rancher
15 21 (0.48%) SCCM
16 20 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
17 18 (0.41%) CSIRT
18 16 (0.36%) Consul
Vendors
1 530 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 364 (8.27%) Google
3 163 (3.70%) Oracle
4 133 (3.02%) VMware
5 92 (2.09%) Red Hat
5 92 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 87 (1.98%) SAP
7 80 (1.82%) IBM
8 77 (1.75%) Databricks
9 72 (1.64%) Cisco
10 70 (1.59%) Atlassian
11 59 (1.34%) Splunk
12 56 (1.27%) Nintex
13 35 (0.80%) Adobe
14 26 (0.59%) CheckPoint
14 26 (0.59%) TIBCO
15 25 (0.57%) MuleSoft
16 24 (0.55%) New Relic
16 24 (0.55%) UiPath
16 24 (0.55%) WSO2