Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Development Operations
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 551 604 671
Rank change year-on-year +53 +67 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 245 240 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 215 228 157
London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £63,000 £55,936 £61,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £74,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +4.03% +2.76% +7.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 62,901 70,132 71,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.79% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51,539 55,654 61,251
London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Lead DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Lead DevOps in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps in London

Lead DevOps
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead DevOps in London.

Salary trend for Lead DevOps in London

Lead DevOps
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead DevOps in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead DevOps in London

Lead 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 Lead DevOps within the London region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 62 £82,500 +22.22% 6
West London +15 5 £95,000 +35.71% 3
South London -1 3 £85,000 +14.09%
North London - 1 £75,000 -
Lead DevOps
England

Lead DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Lead DevOps job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Lead DevOps in the job title.

1 245 (100.00%) DevOps
2 185 (75.51%) Amazon AWS
3 149 (60.82%) Docker
4 133 (54.29%) Python
5 125 (51.02%) Linux
6 114 (46.53%) Ansible
7 112 (45.71%) Kubernetes
8 111 (45.31%) Terraform
9 107 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (33.88%) Jenkins
11 76 (31.02%) Finance
12 72 (29.39%) Opscode Chef
13 65 (26.53%) Java
14 61 (24.90%) Puppet
15 58 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
16 55 (22.45%) Node.js
16 55 (22.45%) Microservices
17 50 (20.41%) Bash Shell
17 50 (20.41%) Git (software)
17 50 (20.41%) Windows
18 49 (20.00%) Configuration Management
19 45 (18.37%) Ruby
19 45 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
19 45 (18.37%) Open Source
20 40 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
20 40 (16.33%) Go
21 35 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
21 35 (14.29%) Google
22 34 (13.88%) JavaScript
22 34 (13.88%) Continuous Delivery

Lead DevOps Skill Set
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 10 (4.08%) Apache
2 9 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.67%) nginx
2 9 (3.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.45%) Confluence
3 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 185 (75.51%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (11.84%) Amazon S3
6 25 (10.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (8.98%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (8.16%) Serverless
9 15 (6.12%) SaaS
10 11 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (4.08%) GitHub
12 9 (3.67%) Datadog
13 7 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (2.45%) OpenShift
15 5 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (2.04%) iPaaS
16 4 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (1.63%) CloudFront
16 4 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) VPN
2 9 (3.67%) DNS
3 3 (1.22%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.22%) Firewall
3 3 (1.22%) LAN
3 3 (1.22%) VLAN
3 3 (1.22%) WAN
4 2 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.41%) OPNsense
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (7.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (7.35%) MySQL
3 14 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.90%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.49%) Redis
6 7 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.45%) Big Data
7 6 (2.45%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.22%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.22%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.82%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (33.88%) Jenkins
2 50 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.80%) JIRA
4 22 (8.98%) Maven
5 21 (8.57%) Subversion
6 20 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (8.16%) TeamCity
7 16 (6.53%) CircleCI
7 16 (6.53%) GitLab
8 11 (4.49%) Gradle
9 9 (3.67%) Bitbucket
10 8 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.45%) Ant
12 6 (2.45%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.63%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.63%) Hudson
14 4 (1.63%) IBM UrbanCode
14 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (31.02%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Banking
3 9 (3.67%) Advertising
3 9 (3.67%) Law
4 6 (2.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.63%) Back Office
5 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.22%) Games
6 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.45%) Node.js
2 27 (11.02%) .NET
3 20 (8.16%) Web Services
4 14 (5.71%) Kafka
5 12 (4.90%) LAMP
6 8 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.86%) J2EE
7 7 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (2.86%) Spring
8 6 (2.45%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (2.45%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.04%) J2SE
9 5 (2.04%) React
10 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.22%) REST
12 2 (0.82%) Middleware
12 2 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.98%) Fintech
2 15 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.04%) Clustering
7 5 (2.04%) Equities
7 5 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.04%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (2.04%) Replication
8 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.22%) Blog
9 3 (1.22%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 125 (51.02%) Linux
2 50 (20.41%) Windows
3 14 (5.71%) CentOS
4 12 (4.90%) Unix
5 11 (4.49%) Ubuntu
6 10 (4.08%) Debian
7 8 (3.27%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (2.04%) Android
8 5 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.04%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.82%) Fedora
10 2 (0.82%) VMS
11 1 (0.41%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (100.00%) DevOps
2 107 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.67%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (22.45%) Microservices
5 49 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 45 (18.37%) Open Source
7 34 (13.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (10.61%) High Availability
8 26 (10.61%) Test Automation
9 24 (9.80%) Deployment Automation
9 24 (9.80%) Mentoring
9 24 (9.80%) Scrum
10 20 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
11 19 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 18 (7.35%) SDLC
13 16 (6.53%) Customer-Centricity
14 15 (6.12%) Information Security
14 15 (6.12%) Software Delivery
14 15 (6.12%) Software Engineering
15 13 (5.31%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 133 (54.29%) Python
2 65 (26.53%) Java
3 50 (20.41%) Bash Shell
4 45 (18.37%) Ruby
5 40 (16.33%) Go
6 34 (13.88%) JavaScript
7 28 (11.43%) PowerShell
8 24 (9.80%) C#
9 21 (8.57%) SQL
10 18 (7.35%) Perl
11 9 (3.67%) C++
11 9 (3.67%) Scala
12 7 (2.86%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.63%) Groovy
13 4 (1.63%) PHP
14 2 (0.82%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.41%) C
15 1 (0.41%) COBOL
15 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.90%) Degree
2 5 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (60.82%) Docker
2 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.22%) iptables
4 2 (0.82%) KVM
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.41%) etcd
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) NFS
5 1 (0.41%) pfSense
5 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 114 (46.53%) Ansible
2 112 (45.71%) Kubernetes
3 111 (45.31%) Terraform
4 72 (29.39%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (24.90%) Puppet
6 19 (7.76%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (5.31%) Salt
8 7 (2.86%) Prometheus
9 6 (2.45%) Grafana
9 6 (2.45%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.04%) logstash
10 5 (2.04%) Nagios
11 4 (1.63%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.63%) Kibana
11 4 (1.63%) Mesos
12 2 (0.82%) Automic
12 2 (0.82%) Consul
12 2 (0.82%) Packer
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.41%) Marathon
Vendors
1 35 (14.29%) Google
2 14 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.31%) VMware
4 12 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.08%) Splunk
6 9 (3.67%) Oracle
7 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.63%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.22%) Apple
8 3 (1.22%) F5
8 3 (1.22%) Sun
9 2 (0.82%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.82%) hybris
9 2 (0.82%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.82%) New Relic
10 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.41%) Facebook
10 1 (0.41%) IBM
10 1 (0.41%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.41%) Rackspace