Period
to 30 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 303 326 344
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18 +141
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 487 238 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.07% 0.84% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.89% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 378 224 426
10th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
75th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £101,250
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%

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 40,627 26,743 54,439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.64% 93.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28,282 22,118 45,244
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,213 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,906 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +51 125 £87,500 +6.06% 24
West London -10 26 £77,500 -3.13% 5
South London +3 16 £76,250 -1.61%
East London +6 4 £75,000 +3.45% 3
North London - 3 £110,000 - 1
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 487 (100.00%) DevOps
2 364 (74.74%) Terraform
3 362 (74.33%) AWS
4 294 (60.37%) Kubernetes
5 282 (57.91%) Docker
6 243 (49.90%) Python
7 227 (46.61%) Ansible
8 223 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
9 197 (40.45%) Azure
10 190 (39.01%) Jenkins
11 184 (37.78%) Infrastructure as Code
11 184 (37.78%) Linux
12 140 (28.75%) GCP
13 127 (26.08%) Bash Shell
14 110 (22.59%) Finance
15 107 (21.97%) Serverless
16 103 (21.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 96 (19.71%) Configuration Management
18 95 (19.51%) Go
19 89 (18.28%) Puppet
20 84 (17.25%) Java
21 81 (16.63%) Social Skills
22 78 (16.02%) PowerShell
23 74 (15.20%) Microservices
24 73 (14.99%) Fintech
25 69 (14.17%) AWS CloudFormation
25 69 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
26 67 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
27 65 (13.35%) Mentoring
28 60 (12.32%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (3.08%) Apache
1 15 (3.08%) nginx
2 14 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.05%) Apache Airflow
4 7 (1.44%) Confluence
4 7 (1.44%) IIS
5 6 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.23%) WordPress
6 4 (0.82%) Drupal
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.23%) Magento
3 5 (1.03%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 362 (74.33%) AWS
2 197 (40.45%) Azure
3 140 (28.75%) GCP
4 107 (21.97%) Serverless
5 69 (14.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 58 (11.91%) PaaS
7 50 (10.27%) Amazon ECS
8 49 (10.06%) AWS Lambda
9 42 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (6.78%) GitHub
10 33 (6.78%) IaaS
11 32 (6.57%) SaaS
12 27 (5.54%) Amazon S3
13 23 (4.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (4.11%) Amazon EKS
14 20 (4.11%) Azure Functions
15 19 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (3.90%) Route 53
16 16 (3.29%) Azure App Service
16 16 (3.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.34%) DNS
2 19 (3.90%) Firewall
3 14 (2.87%) Internet
4 11 (2.26%) HTTP
5 9 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.23%) SMS
6 6 (1.23%) SSL
7 5 (1.03%) IPsec
8 4 (0.82%) AMQP
9 2 (0.41%) FTP
9 2 (0.41%) SMTP
10 1 (0.21%) Broadband
10 1 (0.21%) SSH
10 1 (0.21%) VLAN
10 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.16%) Big Data
2 24 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (3.90%) Redis
4 19 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (3.08%) MySQL
7 14 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.67%) Blockchain
8 13 (2.67%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.03%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.82%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.62%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 190 (39.01%) Jenkins
2 53 (10.88%) GitLab
3 38 (7.80%) TeamCity
4 34 (6.98%) JIRA
5 32 (6.57%) Git (software)
6 22 (4.52%) CircleCI
7 18 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 18 (3.70%) GoCD
8 15 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.87%) Travis CI
9 14 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (2.46%) Gatling
10 12 (2.46%) JMeter
10 12 (2.46%) JUnit
10 12 (2.46%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.46%) TestNG
11 6 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (22.59%) Finance
2 81 (16.63%) Social Skills
3 34 (6.98%) Banking
4 20 (4.11%) Marketing
5 17 (3.49%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.29%) Electronics
6 16 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.29%) Retail Banking
6 16 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 15 (3.08%) Retail
8 10 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.44%) Online Betting
10 6 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.03%) Games
12 3 (0.62%) Advertising
12 3 (0.62%) Law
12 3 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.80%) Node.js
2 36 (7.39%) Kafka
3 35 (7.19%) .NET
4 25 (5.13%) JSON
4 25 (5.13%) React
5 24 (4.93%) Web Services
6 19 (3.90%) .NET Core
6 19 (3.90%) YAML
7 15 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (3.08%) CSS
7 15 (3.08%) jQuery
7 15 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (3.08%) Zuul
8 14 (2.87%) Entity Framework
9 13 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (2.46%) .NET Framework
10 12 (2.46%) Django
11 8 (1.64%) Spring
11 8 (1.64%) Spring Boot
12 7 (1.44%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.42%) Cloud Native
2 31 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.87%) N-Tier
5 13 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.05%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.64%) Social Media
10 7 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.82%) PKI
12 4 (0.82%) User Experience
13 2 (0.41%) iPad
13 2 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.21%) Clustering
14 1 (0.21%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 184 (37.78%) Linux
2 59 (12.11%) Windows
3 28 (5.75%) Unix
4 15 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.85%) CentOS
6 8 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.41%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (100.00%) DevOps
2 223 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (37.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 103 (21.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 96 (19.71%) Configuration Management
6 74 (15.20%) Microservices
7 73 (14.99%) Fintech
8 69 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (13.35%) Mentoring
10 60 (12.32%) Artificial Intelligence
11 55 (11.29%) Test Automation
12 49 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 38 (7.80%) E-Commerce
15 36 (7.39%) Continuous Deployment
15 36 (7.39%) Infrastructure Automation
15 36 (7.39%) Workflow
16 35 (7.19%) SDLC
17 34 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
18 32 (6.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 243 (49.90%) Python
2 127 (26.08%) Bash Shell
3 95 (19.51%) Go
4 84 (17.25%) Java
5 78 (16.02%) PowerShell
6 58 (11.91%) JavaScript
7 46 (9.45%) SQL
8 44 (9.03%) C#
9 39 (8.01%) Ruby
10 17 (3.49%) PHP
11 15 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.85%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.23%) C++
15 5 (1.03%) Clojure
15 5 (1.03%) Groovy
16 2 (0.41%) Java 8
16 2 (0.41%) Scala
16 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.21%) Rust
Qualifications
1 27 (5.54%) Degree
2 22 (4.52%) SC Cleared
2 22 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.64%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 282 (57.91%) Docker
2 12 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.82%) Varnish
5 2 (0.41%) Xen
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.21%) NFS
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 364 (74.74%) Terraform
2 294 (60.37%) Kubernetes
3 227 (46.61%) Ansible
4 89 (18.28%) Puppet
5 67 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (8.83%) Prometheus
7 17 (3.49%) Nagios
8 13 (2.67%) Mesos
9 10 (2.05%) Grafana
10 9 (1.85%) Istio
11 7 (1.44%) Packer
12 6 (1.23%) Consul
13 5 (1.03%) Sysdig
14 3 (0.62%) Argo
14 3 (0.62%) Knative
14 3 (0.62%) linkerd
15 2 (0.41%) Kibana
15 2 (0.41%) Salt
16 1 (0.21%) logstash
16 1 (0.21%) systemd
Vendors
1 56 (11.50%) Google
2 17 (3.49%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.29%) SAP
4 14 (2.87%) Nintex
4 14 (2.87%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.05%) VMware
6 9 (1.85%) Splunk
7 6 (1.23%) Apple
7 6 (1.23%) LexisNexis
8 5 (1.03%) Oracle
9 4 (0.82%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.41%) Cadence
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco
10 2 (0.41%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.41%) SendGrid
10 2 (0.41%) Stackify
11 1 (0.21%) IBM
11 1 (0.21%) New Relic
11 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.21%) Sybase