Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead DevOps was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 600 690
Rank change year-on-year +3 +90 +126
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 217 263 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 190 236 165
London median annual salary £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £63,625 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £102,750 £107,500 £99,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £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 65,509 71,041 76,412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.78% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53,324 55,629 66,405
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 September 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 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 -5 59 £82,500 +15.79% 13
West London +23 7 £95,000 +46.15% 8
South London +3 3 £85,000 +14.09%
East London -5 1 £75,000 -
Lead DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 217 (100.00%) DevOps
2 159 (73.27%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (62.21%) Docker
4 110 (50.69%) Linux
5 102 (47.00%) Ansible
6 100 (46.08%) Python
7 99 (45.62%) Terraform
8 98 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (44.70%) Kubernetes
10 78 (35.94%) Jenkins
11 69 (31.80%) Finance
12 68 (31.34%) Opscode Chef
13 63 (29.03%) Puppet
14 62 (28.57%) Microservices
15 55 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (25.35%) Configuration Management
16 52 (23.96%) Java
17 49 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (20.28%) Bash Shell
19 43 (19.82%) Git (software)
20 41 (18.89%) Ruby
21 39 (17.97%) Windows
22 38 (17.51%) Open Source
23 36 (16.59%) .NET
24 35 (16.13%) Node.js
25 34 (15.67%) JavaScript
26 30 (13.82%) C#
27 28 (12.90%) Go
27 28 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
28 27 (12.44%) 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 8 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.23%) Apache
2 7 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.84%) Confluence
4 3 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.38%) nginx
5 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) CICS
6 1 (0.46%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.46%) Endur
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 159 (73.27%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (12.44%) Amazon S3
4 24 (11.06%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (11.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (9.68%) SaaS
5 21 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (8.76%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (8.76%) Serverless
7 15 (6.91%) GitHub
8 13 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.23%) PaaS
10 6 (2.76%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (2.76%) OpenShift
11 5 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.30%) Datadog
12 4 (1.84%) CloudFront
12 4 (1.84%) IaaS
12 4 (1.84%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.61%) DNS
2 8 (3.69%) VPN
3 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 2 (0.92%) SSL
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.46%) OPNsense
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (7.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.61%) MySQL
5 6 (2.76%) Blockchain
5 6 (2.76%) MariaDB
5 6 (2.76%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.38%) InfluxDB
7 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.92%) Redis
9 1 (0.46%) Big Data
9 1 (0.46%) DB2
9 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.46%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 78 (35.94%) Jenkins
2 43 (19.82%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.98%) Subversion
4 25 (11.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (10.60%) TeamCity
6 22 (10.14%) Maven
7 17 (7.83%) GitLab
8 15 (6.91%) JIRA
9 11 (5.07%) CircleCI
10 9 (4.15%) Vagrant
11 8 (3.69%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.69%) Gradle
11 8 (3.69%) MSBuild
11 8 (3.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.84%) Ant
14 4 (1.84%) Hudson
14 4 (1.84%) IBM UrbanCode
14 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (31.80%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Banking
3 10 (4.61%) Marketing
4 5 (2.30%) Advertising
5 4 (1.84%) Back Office
5 4 (1.84%) Law
6 3 (1.38%) Games
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Front Office
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.59%) .NET
2 35 (16.13%) Node.js
3 22 (10.14%) Web Services
4 18 (8.29%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.99%) Kafka
6 12 (5.53%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.53%) React
7 10 (4.61%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (3.69%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (3.23%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.23%) CSS
9 7 (3.23%) HTML
9 7 (3.23%) J2EE
9 7 (3.23%) LAMP
10 6 (2.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (2.76%) J2SE
11 5 (2.30%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (2.30%) REST
11 5 (2.30%) Spring
12 3 (1.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.52%) Fintech
2 13 (5.99%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.69%) NHS
5 7 (3.23%) Robotics
6 6 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.30%) Blog
7 5 (2.30%) Clustering
7 5 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.30%) Replication
7 5 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.84%) Equities
8 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.92%) FMCG
9 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 110 (50.69%) Linux
2 39 (17.97%) Windows
3 13 (5.99%) CentOS
3 13 (5.99%) Unix
4 12 (5.53%) Ubuntu
5 9 (4.15%) Debian
6 3 (1.38%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.92%) VMS
8 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.46%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (100.00%) DevOps
2 98 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.57%) Microservices
4 55 (25.35%) Configuration Management
4 55 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (17.51%) Open Source
6 28 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
7 27 (12.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (12.44%) Scrum
8 26 (11.98%) High Availability
9 25 (11.52%) Test Automation
10 23 (10.60%) Continuous Deployment
11 20 (9.22%) Software Engineering
12 19 (8.76%) Customer-Centricity
12 19 (8.76%) SDLC
13 14 (6.45%) Load Balancing
13 14 (6.45%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.99%) Software Delivery
14 13 (5.99%) TDD
15 12 (5.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.08%) Python
2 52 (23.96%) Java
3 44 (20.28%) Bash Shell
4 41 (18.89%) Ruby
5 34 (15.67%) JavaScript
6 30 (13.82%) C#
7 28 (12.90%) Go
8 25 (11.52%) PowerShell
9 20 (9.22%) Perl
10 17 (7.83%) SQL
11 9 (4.15%) PHP
12 7 (3.23%) C++
12 7 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.84%) C
13 4 (1.84%) Scala
14 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.92%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.92%) Groovy
15 2 (0.92%) Korn
16 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.15%) Degree
2 8 (3.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) GCP
2 6 (2.76%) QA
3 5 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (62.21%) Docker
2 9 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.84%) XenServer
5 3 (1.38%) KVM
6 2 (0.92%) Xen
7 1 (0.46%) etcd
7 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.46%) iptables
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
7 1 (0.46%) pfSense
7 1 (0.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 102 (47.00%) Ansible
2 99 (45.62%) Terraform
3 97 (44.70%) Kubernetes
4 68 (31.34%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (29.03%) Puppet
6 20 (9.22%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (5.07%) Salt
8 7 (3.23%) Prometheus
9 6 (2.76%) Grafana
9 6 (2.76%) Kibana
9 6 (2.76%) Nagios
9 6 (2.76%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.84%) logstash
11 3 (1.38%) Packer
11 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.38%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.92%) Automic
12 2 (0.92%) Mesos
13 1 (0.46%) Consul
13 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 20 (9.22%) VMware
2 19 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.07%) Google
5 8 (3.69%) Splunk
6 7 (3.23%) Blue Prism
7 6 (2.76%) Oracle
8 4 (1.84%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.84%) Sun
9 3 (1.38%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.92%) CA
10 2 (0.92%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.92%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.92%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.92%) hybris
10 2 (0.92%) MapR
10 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.92%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.46%) Facebook
11 1 (0.46%) SAP