Period
to 15 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

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

Senior Development Operations
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 361 248 335
Rank change year-on-year -113 +87 +135
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 448 259 480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.89% 1.34% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.43% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 322 235 370
10th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
25th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
75th Percentile £95,000 £94,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £105,875 £112,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £72,750 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.40% -3.00% +4.17%

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 44,966 18,122 52,077
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.46% 93.52% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30,918 15,367 42,858
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.30% +5.83%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in London

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in London

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in London

Senior 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 Senior DevOps within the London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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 -27 95 £87,500 +2.94% 22
West London -55 24 £75,000 -6.25% 13
East London -18 5 £75,000 +57.89% 6
South London -49 5 £72,500 - 4
North London - 4 £97,500 -
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, Senior 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 Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 448 (100.00%) DevOps
2 360 (80.36%) Terraform
3 352 (78.57%) AWS
4 300 (66.96%) Kubernetes
5 296 (66.07%) Docker
6 239 (53.35%) Python
7 204 (45.54%) Jenkins
8 192 (42.86%) Ansible
9 188 (41.96%) Azure
10 178 (39.73%) Infrastructure as Code
11 173 (38.62%) Linux
12 163 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
13 150 (33.48%) GCP
14 122 (27.23%) Bash Shell
15 95 (21.21%) Finance
15 95 (21.21%) Configuration Management
16 84 (18.75%) Serverless
17 83 (18.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 83 (18.53%) AWS CloudFormation
18 82 (18.30%) Java
19 77 (17.19%) Go
20 73 (16.29%) PowerShell
21 70 (15.63%) Puppet
21 70 (15.63%) Social Skills
22 62 (13.84%) Fintech
22 62 (13.84%) Google
23 57 (12.72%) GitLab
23 57 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
24 55 (12.28%) Ruby
24 55 (12.28%) Continuous Integration

Senior 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 25 (5.58%) nginx
2 18 (4.02%) Apache Solr
3 13 (2.90%) Apache
3 13 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.23%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (1.12%) WordPress
6 3 (0.67%) Drupal
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.45%) Confluence
7 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) SAS
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Magento
2 4 (0.89%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 352 (78.57%) AWS
2 188 (41.96%) Azure
3 150 (33.48%) GCP
4 84 (18.75%) Serverless
5 83 (18.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 45 (10.04%) Amazon ECS
7 41 (9.15%) PaaS
8 39 (8.71%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (7.81%) GitHub
10 30 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (6.47%) SaaS
12 26 (5.80%) IaaS
13 23 (5.13%) OpenShift
14 20 (4.46%) Amazon S3
15 16 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (2.90%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 13 (2.90%) Route 53
17 11 (2.46%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (2.46%) AWS Fargate
17 11 (2.46%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.81%) DNS
2 25 (5.58%) Firewall
3 13 (2.90%) VPN
4 9 (2.01%) Internet
5 8 (1.79%) HTTP
6 7 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.34%) SMS
8 5 (1.12%) IPsec
9 3 (0.67%) AMQP
9 3 (0.67%) Network Security
9 3 (0.67%) SSL
10 2 (0.45%) FTP
10 2 (0.45%) SMTP
11 1 (0.22%) Broadband
11 1 (0.22%) SSH
11 1 (0.22%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (7.14%) Redis
3 29 (6.47%) MySQL
4 22 (4.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (4.91%) Big Data
5 15 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (3.13%) Blockchain
7 10 (2.23%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.89%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.89%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.45%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.45%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 204 (45.54%) Jenkins
2 57 (12.72%) GitLab
3 44 (9.82%) TeamCity
4 34 (7.59%) Git (software)
5 32 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (5.58%) JIRA
7 15 (3.35%) GoCD
7 15 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.13%) Gatling
8 14 (3.13%) JMeter
8 14 (3.13%) JUnit
8 14 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 14 (3.13%) TestNG
9 12 (2.68%) CircleCI
10 7 (1.56%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.12%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.12%) Spinnaker
11 5 (1.12%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 95 (21.21%) Finance
2 70 (15.63%) Social Skills
3 31 (6.92%) Retail
4 21 (4.69%) Banking
5 18 (4.02%) Retail Banking
6 15 (3.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 14 (3.13%) Marketing
7 14 (3.13%) Public Sector
8 13 (2.90%) Electronics
8 13 (2.90%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.90%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
10 7 (1.56%) Retail Finance
11 6 (1.34%) Front Office
12 3 (0.67%) Advertising
12 3 (0.67%) Games
12 3 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.45%) Publishing
14 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.93%) Kafka
2 27 (6.03%) JSON
3 25 (5.58%) YAML
4 22 (4.91%) Django
5 21 (4.69%) Node.js
6 20 (4.46%) .NET
7 18 (4.02%) Vue.js
8 16 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (2.23%) Zuul
10 9 (2.01%) Spring
10 9 (2.01%) Spring Boot
10 9 (2.01%) Web Services
11 6 (1.34%) J2EE
11 6 (1.34%) J2SE
11 6 (1.34%) React
11 6 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (1.12%) ARM Templates
13 4 (0.89%) .NET Core
13 4 (0.89%) REST
14 3 (0.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.38%) Cloud Native
2 25 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (3.79%) Private Cloud
4 12 (2.68%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.23%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.12%) PKI
10 4 (0.89%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.45%) Clustering
11 2 (0.45%) iPad
11 2 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.45%) Replication
11 2 (0.45%) Social Media
12 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 173 (38.62%) Linux
2 49 (10.94%) Windows
3 31 (6.92%) Unix
4 18 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.67%) CentOS
7 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (100.00%) DevOps
2 178 (39.73%) Infrastructure as Code
3 163 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 83 (18.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 62 (13.84%) Fintech
7 57 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (10.94%) Microservices
10 44 (9.82%) Infrastructure Automation
11 40 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (8.93%) Software Engineering
12 39 (8.71%) Migration
12 39 (8.71%) SDLC
12 39 (8.71%) Workflow
13 38 (8.48%) E-Commerce
14 31 (6.92%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.70%) Open Source
16 28 (6.25%) Test Automation
17 27 (6.03%) GitOps
Programming Languages
1 239 (53.35%) Python
2 122 (27.23%) Bash Shell
3 82 (18.30%) Java
4 77 (17.19%) Go
5 73 (16.29%) PowerShell
6 55 (12.28%) Ruby
7 39 (8.71%) JavaScript
8 31 (6.92%) SQL
9 21 (4.69%) C#
10 11 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.23%) PHP
12 9 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.34%) Groovy
14 3 (0.67%) Rust
15 2 (0.45%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) Clojure
15 2 (0.45%) Java 8
15 2 (0.45%) R
16 1 (0.22%) Perl
16 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 24 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.23%) Degree
3 6 (1.34%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 296 (66.07%) Docker
2 20 (4.46%) Varnish
3 16 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 360 (80.36%) Terraform
2 300 (66.96%) Kubernetes
3 192 (42.86%) Ansible
4 70 (15.63%) Puppet
5 48 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (8.71%) Prometheus
7 17 (3.79%) Grafana
8 14 (3.13%) Mesos
9 11 (2.46%) Nagios
10 6 (1.34%) Consul
11 5 (1.12%) Sysdig
12 4 (0.89%) Kibana
12 4 (0.89%) logstash
12 4 (0.89%) Packer
13 3 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.45%) Istio
14 2 (0.45%) Salt
15 1 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 62 (13.84%) Google
2 13 (2.90%) SAP
3 12 (2.68%) Splunk
4 8 (1.79%) LexisNexis
4 8 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle
5 4 (0.89%) VMware
6 3 (0.67%) AppDynamics
6 3 (0.67%) Apple
7 2 (0.45%) Cadence
7 2 (0.45%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.22%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.22%) New Relic
8 1 (0.22%) Nintex
8 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.22%) Sybase