Period
to 7 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 245 398 362
Rank change year-on-year +153 -36 +144
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 455 275 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.38% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 402 221 399
10th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +10.34%
75th Percentile £95,000 £94,000 £89,375
90th Percentile £108,625 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
% change year-on-year +1.59% +1.61% +14.81%

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 30,371 39,541 56,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.79% 94.56% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,904 32,525 46,591
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,095
% change year-on-year - +5.58% +4.19%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +108 135 £87,500 +2.94% 22
South London +37 25 £80,000 -3.03% 3
West London +45 11 £77,500 +3.33% 5
East London +22 7 £72,500 -
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 455 (100.00%) DevOps
2 310 (68.13%) Terraform
3 288 (63.30%) AWS
4 264 (58.02%) Kubernetes
5 227 (49.89%) Docker
6 203 (44.62%) Python
7 174 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 171 (37.58%) Jenkins
9 164 (36.04%) Ansible
10 158 (34.73%) Linux
11 156 (34.29%) Infrastructure as Code
12 151 (33.19%) Azure
13 98 (21.54%) Finance
14 97 (21.32%) GCP
15 89 (19.56%) Serverless
16 88 (19.34%) Microservices
17 83 (18.24%) Fintech
18 82 (18.02%) Java
19 79 (17.36%) Configuration Management
20 77 (16.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 75 (16.48%) PowerShell
22 72 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (14.95%) Go
23 68 (14.95%) Test Automation
23 68 (14.95%) Bash Shell
23 68 (14.95%) Puppet
24 61 (13.41%) Social Skills
25 59 (12.97%) Mentoring
25 59 (12.97%) JavaScript
26 58 (12.75%) GitLab

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 15 (3.30%) IIS
2 14 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.64%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.20%) nginx
5 9 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.32%) Confluence
6 6 (1.32%) Drupal
6 6 (1.32%) WordPress
7 3 (0.66%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.54%) Magento
3 4 (0.88%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 288 (63.30%) AWS
2 151 (33.19%) Azure
3 97 (21.32%) GCP
4 89 (19.56%) Serverless
5 54 (11.87%) GitHub
6 43 (9.45%) Amazon ECS
6 43 (9.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 43 (9.45%) AWS Lambda
7 40 (8.79%) Amazon EKS
8 38 (8.35%) PaaS
9 28 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (6.15%) IaaS
10 24 (5.27%) Azure Functions
10 24 (5.27%) Datadog
10 24 (5.27%) SaaS
11 18 (3.96%) Amazon S3
12 17 (3.74%) Azure App Service
13 14 (3.08%) Azure Key Vault
13 14 (3.08%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.30%) Internet
2 10 (2.20%) DNS
3 8 (1.76%) Firewall
3 8 (1.76%) HTTP
4 7 (1.54%) VPN
5 5 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.88%) AMQP
6 4 (0.88%) SSL
7 2 (0.44%) SMS
8 1 (0.22%) Broadband
8 1 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.05%) Big Data
3 18 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.08%) MySQL
5 14 (3.08%) Redis
6 11 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.98%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.88%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.66%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.44%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.44%) Power BI
11 2 (0.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 171 (37.58%) Jenkins
2 58 (12.75%) GitLab
3 34 (7.47%) JIRA
3 34 (7.47%) TeamCity
4 32 (7.03%) Git (software)
5 31 (6.81%) Bitbucket
6 17 (3.74%) CircleCI
7 15 (3.30%) SonarQube
8 14 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.08%) Travis CI
8 14 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (2.42%) GoCD
10 11 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.32%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.32%) Maven
13 4 (0.88%) Subversion
14 3 (0.66%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 98 (21.54%) Finance
2 61 (13.41%) Social Skills
3 36 (7.91%) Banking
4 13 (2.86%) Marketing
4 13 (2.86%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.64%) Organisational Skills
6 11 (2.42%) Electronics
7 10 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.98%) Retail
9 7 (1.54%) Games
10 6 (1.32%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.66%) Billing
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.66%) Legal
11 3 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.35%) .NET
1 38 (8.35%) Node.js
2 34 (7.47%) Kafka
3 32 (7.03%) Web Services
4 31 (6.81%) React
5 28 (6.15%) .NET Core
6 23 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (4.40%) jQuery
7 20 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (3.30%) CSS
8 15 (3.30%) Django
9 14 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 14 (3.08%) Entity Framework
10 11 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (2.20%) Zuul
12 6 (1.32%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.32%) Apache NiFi
12 6 (1.32%) REST
12 6 (1.32%) Vue.js
13 5 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 15 (3.30%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.54%) Social Media
9 6 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Replication
11 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.88%) User Experience
12 3 (0.66%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.22%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 158 (34.73%) Linux
2 54 (11.87%) Windows
3 15 (3.30%) CentOS
3 15 (3.30%) Unix
4 12 (2.64%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (100.00%) DevOps
2 174 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (34.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 88 (19.34%) Microservices
5 83 (18.24%) Fintech
6 79 (17.36%) Configuration Management
7 77 (16.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 72 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (14.95%) Test Automation
10 59 (12.97%) Mentoring
11 53 (11.65%) Deployment Automation
12 51 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (9.23%) Continuous Deployment
14 41 (9.01%) Software Engineering
15 37 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
16 36 (7.91%) TDD
17 32 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
18 29 (6.37%) Machine Learning
18 29 (6.37%) MVC
19 26 (5.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 203 (44.62%) Python
2 82 (18.02%) Java
3 75 (16.48%) PowerShell
4 68 (14.95%) Bash Shell
4 68 (14.95%) Go
5 59 (12.97%) JavaScript
6 55 (12.09%) C#
7 48 (10.55%) SQL
8 22 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.62%) Ruby
10 16 (3.52%) PHP
11 9 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.32%) Clojure
13 5 (1.10%) C++
14 2 (0.44%) Scala
14 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.22%) Groovy
15 1 (0.22%) Java 8
15 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (5.71%) Degree
2 13 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.54%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.42%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) GRC
System Software
1 227 (49.89%) Docker
2 14 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.66%) Xen
5 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 310 (68.13%) Terraform
2 264 (58.02%) Kubernetes
3 164 (36.04%) Ansible
4 68 (14.95%) Puppet
5 44 (9.67%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (7.03%) Prometheus
7 23 (5.05%) Grafana
8 15 (3.30%) Istio
9 10 (2.20%) Nagios
10 7 (1.54%) Packer
11 4 (0.88%) Argo
11 4 (0.88%) Knative
11 4 (0.88%) linkerd
12 3 (0.66%) Kibana
12 3 (0.66%) Salt
13 2 (0.44%) Marathon
13 2 (0.44%) Mesos
13 2 (0.44%) systemd
14 1 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
14 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.37%) Google
3 20 (4.40%) VMware
4 17 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.08%) Nintex
6 11 (2.42%) SAP
7 10 (2.20%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.98%) Splunk
9 7 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.32%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.10%) Citrix
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle
12 4 (0.88%) Apple
12 4 (0.88%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.66%) New Relic
14 2 (0.44%) Cisco
14 2 (0.44%) SendGrid
14 2 (0.44%) Stackify
15 1 (0.22%) Adobe
15 1 (0.22%) IBM