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The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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

Senior Development Operations Engineer
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 347 282 421
Rank change year-on-year -65 +139 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 789 408 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.17% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.28% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 264 352 176
10th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £95,313 £96,250 £94,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £110,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% +1.61%

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 65,837 31,925 35,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.77% 91.16% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33,801 24,494 29,471
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in London

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in London

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in London

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -95 50 £90,000 - 24
South London -44 27 £87,500 +9.38% 2
West London -58 19 £130,000 +67.74% 3
East London -54 12 - - 2
North London -30 6 £90,000 -18.18% 2
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Senior DevOps Engineer job roles required 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 featuring Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 789 (100.00%) DevOps
2 620 (78.58%) AWS
3 603 (76.43%) CI/CD
4 580 (73.51%) Terraform
5 560 (70.98%) Kubernetes
6 478 (60.58%) Docker
7 431 (54.63%) Ansible
8 428 (54.25%) Azure
9 423 (53.61%) Python
10 407 (51.58%) GCP
11 402 (50.95%) Jenkins
12 377 (47.78%) Infrastructure as Code
13 339 (42.97%) Linux
14 327 (41.44%) Agile
15 304 (38.53%) Finance
16 214 (27.12%) Configuration Management
16 214 (27.12%) Puppet
17 203 (25.73%) Serverless
18 190 (24.08%) Microservices
19 188 (23.83%) Test Automation
20 181 (22.94%) Bash
20 181 (22.94%) Go
21 178 (22.56%) AWS CloudFormation
22 158 (20.03%) Git (software)
23 147 (18.63%) SDLC
24 142 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
25 137 (17.36%) Java
26 131 (16.60%) Groovy
27 129 (16.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
28 122 (15.46%) Windows

Senior DevOps Engineer 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 72 (9.13%) IIS
2 68 (8.62%) JBoss
2 68 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 42 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.53%) nginx
5 18 (2.28%) OpenStack
6 16 (2.03%) Confluence
7 12 (1.52%) Apache Airflow
7 12 (1.52%) CMS
7 12 (1.52%) Headless CMS
8 6 (0.76%) Apache
9 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Pulsar
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.13%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 12 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 620 (78.58%) AWS
2 428 (54.25%) Azure
3 407 (51.58%) GCP
4 203 (25.73%) Serverless
5 178 (22.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 95 (12.04%) AWS Lambda
7 91 (11.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 84 (10.65%) OpenShift
9 79 (10.01%) PaaS
10 71 (9.00%) AWS CodePipeline
11 70 (8.87%) Cloud Functions
12 68 (8.62%) Azure Stack
13 54 (6.84%) Amazon ECS
14 46 (5.83%) Amazon S3
15 44 (5.58%) SaaS
16 39 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
17 38 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
18 36 (4.56%) GitHub
19 32 (4.06%) Amazon EKS
20 26 (3.30%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.41%) Firewall
2 69 (8.75%) Internet
3 18 (2.28%) DNS
4 14 (1.77%) VPN
5 12 (1.52%) SMS
5 12 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (1.14%) PPP
7 6 (0.76%) WebEx
8 5 (0.63%) FIX Connectivity
9 4 (0.51%) DSL
9 4 (0.51%) HTTP
9 4 (0.51%) Network Security
9 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.38%) DHCP
11 1 (0.13%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.37%) NoSQL
2 40 (5.07%) MySQL
3 39 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
5 31 (3.93%) SQL Server
6 30 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 29 (3.68%) MongoDB
8 26 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 26 (3.30%) Big Data
9 17 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.03%) ArangoDB
11 15 (1.90%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (1.90%) Amazon Aurora
12 13 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.52%) Amazon QuickSight
14 11 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 11 (1.39%) Relational Database
15 10 (1.27%) Redis
16 8 (1.01%) MariaDB
17 7 (0.89%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 402 (50.95%) Jenkins
2 158 (20.03%) Git (software)
3 90 (11.41%) TeamCity
4 89 (11.28%) CircleCI
5 83 (10.52%) Subversion
6 61 (7.73%) GitLab
7 52 (6.59%) Gradle
8 49 (6.21%) JIRA
9 38 (4.82%) Bitbucket
10 35 (4.44%) Maven
10 35 (4.44%) Selenium
11 33 (4.18%) Cucumber
11 33 (4.18%) GoCD
12 30 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
13 29 (3.68%) Travis CI
14 21 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (2.03%) Jaeger
16 12 (1.52%) Artifactory
16 12 (1.52%) SonarQube
16 12 (1.52%) Terragrunt
General
1 304 (38.53%) Finance
2 129 (16.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 114 (14.45%) Banking
4 106 (13.43%) Social Skills
5 76 (9.63%) Manufacturing
6 74 (9.38%) Games
7 63 (7.98%) Retail
8 50 (6.34%) Public Sector
9 19 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 19 (2.41%) Legal
10 17 (2.15%) Tech for Good
11 16 (2.03%) Automotive
11 16 (2.03%) Electronics
11 16 (2.03%) Marketing
12 12 (1.52%) Public Speaking
13 11 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (1.27%) Telecoms
15 8 (1.01%) Advertising
16 6 (0.76%) Law
17 5 (0.63%) Aviation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (11.91%) Elastic Stack
2 86 (10.90%) Kafka
3 63 (7.98%) Node.js
4 39 (4.94%) React
5 36 (4.56%) REST
6 35 (4.44%) Velocity
7 29 (3.68%) .NET
8 27 (3.42%) RESTful
9 26 (3.30%) GraphQL
9 26 (3.30%) Web Services
10 25 (3.17%) Unreal Engine
11 20 (2.53%) Spring
12 19 (2.41%) Spring Boot
13 16 (2.03%) LEMP Stack
14 12 (1.52%) Apollo GraphQL
15 10 (1.27%) JSON
15 10 (1.27%) YAML
16 6 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (0.76%) WebSockets
16 6 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.07%) Cloud Native
2 72 (9.13%) Linux Command Line
3 68 (8.62%) Life Science
4 55 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
5 53 (6.72%) Private Cloud
6 48 (6.08%) Social Network
7 41 (5.20%) Mobile App
7 41 (5.20%) Public Cloud
8 28 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (3.30%) FMCG
10 21 (2.66%) User Experience
11 17 (2.15%) Educational Technology
11 17 (2.15%) Legacy Systems
12 16 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 16 (2.03%) Social Media
13 15 (1.90%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.65%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.52%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 339 (42.97%) Linux
2 122 (15.46%) Windows
3 79 (10.01%) Unix
4 78 (9.89%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.41%) CentOS
6 14 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.89%) Android
9 6 (0.76%) Mesosphere
10 5 (0.63%) Solaris
11 3 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.38%) VMS
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (100.00%) DevOps
2 603 (76.43%) CI/CD
3 377 (47.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 327 (41.44%) Agile
5 214 (27.12%) Configuration Management
6 190 (24.08%) Microservices
7 188 (23.83%) Test Automation
8 147 (18.63%) SDLC
9 115 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
10 112 (14.20%) Software Engineering
11 111 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
12 107 (13.56%) Coaching
13 98 (12.42%) High Availability
13 98 (12.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 95 (12.04%) Build Automation
15 87 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 79 (10.01%) Observability
16 79 (10.01%) TDD
17 74 (9.38%) Mentoring
18 73 (9.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 423 (53.61%) Python
2 181 (22.94%) Bash
2 181 (22.94%) Go
3 137 (17.36%) Java
4 131 (16.60%) Groovy
5 117 (14.83%) PowerShell
6 92 (11.66%) Ruby
7 66 (8.37%) SQL
8 51 (6.46%) JavaScript
9 44 (5.58%) TypeScript
10 27 (3.42%) C#
11 18 (2.28%) PHP
12 17 (2.15%) Rust
12 17 (2.15%) Scala
13 16 (2.03%) Kotlin
14 13 (1.65%) C++
15 6 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.63%) Bicep
17 4 (0.51%) C
18 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (5.83%) Degree
2 28 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.66%) AWS Certification
4 12 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.14%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.65%) GDPR
2 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 478 (60.58%) Docker
2 71 (9.00%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.38%) LXC
6 2 (0.25%) Ceph
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 580 (73.51%) Terraform
2 560 (70.98%) Kubernetes
3 431 (54.63%) Ansible
4 214 (27.12%) Puppet
5 142 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (11.41%) Prometheus
7 47 (5.96%) Grafana
8 35 (4.44%) Istio
9 33 (4.18%) Fortio
9 33 (4.18%) Kiali
10 27 (3.42%) Packer
11 20 (2.53%) Graphite
11 20 (2.53%) Graylog
12 16 (2.03%) Argo
12 16 (2.03%) Consul
12 16 (2.03%) HAProxy
12 16 (2.03%) Mesos
13 11 (1.39%) Kubeflow
14 6 (0.76%) Automic
14 6 (0.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 95 (12.04%) Splunk
2 61 (7.73%) Google
3 31 (3.93%) Oracle
4 29 (3.68%) Microsoft
5 26 (3.30%) Facebook
6 25 (3.17%) Perforce
7 19 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 17 (2.15%) VMware
9 16 (2.03%) F5
9 16 (2.03%) SaltStack
10 12 (1.52%) New Relic
10 12 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.14%) Alibaba
11 9 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.14%) SAP
11 9 (1.14%) Sun
12 8 (1.01%) Samsung
13 6 (0.76%) Dynatrace
13 6 (0.76%) SendGrid
13 6 (0.76%) Stackify