Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 627 696
Rank change year-on-year -11 +69 +189
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 204 203 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 190 174 161
London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £107,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +11.54%

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 66,371 66,830 79,093
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.46% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,263 55,386 68,535
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +2 37 £82,500 +10.00% 12
West London +11 7 £70,000 +9.80% 6
East London 0 3 £75,000 - 2
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 204 (100.00%) DevOps
2 134 (65.69%) Amazon AWS
3 113 (55.39%) Docker
4 112 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (53.43%) Ansible
6 104 (50.98%) Linux
7 91 (44.61%) Python
8 80 (39.22%) Kubernetes
9 79 (38.73%) Jenkins
10 76 (37.25%) Java
11 67 (32.84%) Puppet
12 63 (30.88%) Terraform
13 59 (28.92%) Opscode Chef
14 58 (28.43%) Microservices
14 58 (28.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 50 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (24.51%) .NET
16 49 (24.02%) Finance
17 39 (19.12%) AngularJS
18 36 (17.65%) TeamCity
19 35 (17.16%) C#
20 34 (16.67%) JavaScript
21 33 (16.18%) TDD
22 30 (14.71%) Bash Shell
22 30 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
23 29 (14.22%) Maven
24 28 (13.73%) BDD
24 28 (13.73%) Web Services
24 28 (13.73%) Node.js
25 26 (12.75%) Windows

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 18 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 17 (8.33%) Confluence
3 12 (5.88%) Apache
4 11 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.94%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.94%) CMS
7 3 (1.47%) JBoss
7 3 (1.47%) nginx
7 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.98%) IIS
8 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 134 (65.69%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (28.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (12.75%) SaaS
4 20 (9.80%) PaaS
5 18 (8.82%) OpenShift
6 13 (6.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (5.39%) IaaS
9 10 (4.90%) Amazon S3
9 10 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (3.43%) GitHub
10 7 (3.43%) Serverless
11 6 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (2.45%) CloudFront
13 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.96%) Fastly
13 4 (1.96%) npm
13 4 (1.96%) Route 53
14 3 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.94%) Firewall
2 5 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.96%) DNS
3 4 (1.96%) WAN
4 3 (1.47%) VPN
5 2 (0.98%) LAN
5 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.49%) DAB
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) Internet
6 1 (0.49%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.49%) OPNsense
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.75%) NoSQL
2 20 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.90%) Big Data
4 9 (4.41%) MySQL
5 8 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.43%) Blockchain
7 6 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.47%) Impala
9 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.98%) DB2
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (38.73%) Jenkins
2 36 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 29 (14.22%) Maven
4 25 (12.25%) Gradle
5 21 (10.29%) JIRA
6 16 (7.84%) Git (software)
7 13 (6.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (5.88%) MSBuild
8 12 (5.88%) Subversion
9 6 (2.94%) GitLab
9 6 (2.94%) gulp
9 6 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.45%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.96%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.96%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.96%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.47%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.98%) Ant
General
1 49 (24.02%) Finance
2 13 (6.37%) Banking
3 9 (4.41%) Marketing
4 8 (3.92%) Front Office
5 6 (2.94%) Retail
6 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.51%) .NET
2 39 (19.12%) AngularJS
3 28 (13.73%) Node.js
3 28 (13.73%) Web Services
4 24 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 22 (10.78%) React
6 12 (5.88%) CSS
6 12 (5.88%) HTML
7 11 (5.39%) RESTful
7 11 (5.39%) Spring
8 9 (4.41%) J2EE
8 9 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.92%) REST
10 7 (3.43%) Hibernate
10 7 (3.43%) J2SE
11 6 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.45%) Spark Streaming
13 4 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Fintech
2 13 (6.37%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.90%) Robotics
5 8 (3.92%) NHS
6 6 (2.94%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Currency
9 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 104 (50.98%) Linux
2 26 (12.75%) Windows
3 18 (8.82%) Unix
4 13 (6.37%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.94%) CentOS
6 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.98%) Debian
8 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.49%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) DevOps
2 112 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (28.43%) Microservices
4 50 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (16.18%) TDD
6 30 (14.71%) Deployment Automation
7 28 (13.73%) BDD
8 24 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 24 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.78%) Scrum
10 21 (10.29%) Open Source
11 20 (9.80%) High Availability
12 19 (9.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (9.31%) Mentoring
13 18 (8.82%) Data Science
13 18 (8.82%) Front End Development
14 17 (8.33%) Analytics
15 16 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (7.84%) Test Automation
16 15 (7.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (44.61%) Python
2 76 (37.25%) Java
3 35 (17.16%) C#
4 34 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 30 (14.71%) Bash Shell
6 26 (12.75%) Shell Script
7 25 (12.25%) Ruby
8 20 (9.80%) PowerShell
9 17 (8.33%) SQL
10 16 (7.84%) Scala
11 15 (7.35%) Go
12 12 (5.88%) Perl
13 11 (5.39%) PHP
14 8 (3.92%) Groovy
15 7 (3.43%) Bourne shell
15 7 (3.43%) Clojure
15 7 (3.43%) Java 8
15 7 (3.43%) Korn
16 6 (2.94%) C
17 5 (2.45%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (4.90%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.98%) CCNA
2 2 (0.98%) CCNP
2 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.98%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) GCP
2 7 (3.43%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (55.39%) Docker
2 11 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.94%) KVM
4 5 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.45%) Xen
5 4 (1.96%) etcd
5 4 (1.96%) LXC
5 4 (1.96%) XenServer
6 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.49%) Ceph
8 1 (0.49%) iptables
8 1 (0.49%) NFS
8 1 (0.49%) pfSense
8 1 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 109 (53.43%) Ansible
2 80 (39.22%) Kubernetes
3 67 (32.84%) Puppet
4 63 (30.88%) Terraform
5 59 (28.92%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.41%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (4.41%) Mesos
7 7 (3.43%) Salt
8 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.96%) Kibana
9 4 (1.96%) Packer
9 4 (1.96%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.47%) Consul
10 3 (1.47%) Grafana
10 3 (1.47%) Nagios
10 3 (1.47%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.98%) Fluentd
11 2 (0.98%) linkerd
11 2 (0.98%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.31%) Red Hat
3 16 (7.84%) VMware
4 15 (7.35%) AppDynamics
5 12 (5.88%) Oracle
6 10 (4.90%) Blue Prism
7 9 (4.41%) Google
7 9 (4.41%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.45%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.45%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.45%) IBM
8 5 (2.45%) MapR
9 3 (1.47%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.47%) Splunk
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco
10 2 (0.98%) F5
10 2 (0.98%) Juniper
10 2 (0.98%) New Relic
10 2 (0.98%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.98%) Sun