Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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

Development Operations Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 149 199
Rank change year-on-year +6 +50 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 43 51 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.21% 1.34% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.39% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 24
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £61,250 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,426 3,670 4,435
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.33% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,477 2,905 3,316
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, DevOps Engineer 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 Birmingham region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) DevOps
2 38 (88.37%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (72.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (67.44%) Ansible
5 21 (48.84%) Python
5 21 (48.84%) Kubernetes
6 19 (44.19%) Puppet
7 18 (41.86%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (41.86%) Amazon S3
8 17 (39.53%) Docker
8 17 (39.53%) Terraform
9 16 (37.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (37.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (34.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (34.88%) Node.js
10 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
10 15 (34.88%) Linux
11 14 (32.56%) Web Services
11 14 (32.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (32.56%) AWS CloudTrail
12 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (25.58%) Open Source
13 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (23.26%) IBM
14 10 (23.26%) MySQL
14 10 (23.26%) SaaS
14 10 (23.26%) CloudFront
14 10 (23.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (23.26%) Deployment Automation
15 9 (20.93%) AWS CodePipeline

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (13.95%) Drupal
1 6 (13.95%) eZ Publish
2 3 (6.98%) nginx
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (88.37%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (41.86%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (41.86%) Amazon S3
4 16 (37.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 16 (37.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (32.56%) AWS CloudTrail
6 10 (23.26%) CloudFront
6 10 (23.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (23.26%) SaaS
7 9 (20.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (20.93%) AWS CodePipeline
7 9 (20.93%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (20.93%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (20.93%) Serverless
7 9 (20.93%) SoftLayer
8 6 (13.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (11.63%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (6.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (23.26%) MySQL
3 7 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (4.65%) Redis
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Node.js
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 9 (20.93%) SAML
4 6 (13.95%) React
5 5 (11.63%) Middleware
6 3 (6.98%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (4.65%) LAMP
8 1 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) CentOS
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) DC/OS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (34.88%) Configuration Management
2 15 (34.88%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.58%) Open Source
4 10 (23.26%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Change Management
5 9 (20.93%) Coaching
5 9 (20.93%) Community of Practice
5 9 (20.93%) Dashboard Development
5 9 (20.93%) ITSM
5 9 (20.93%) Microservices
5 9 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (20.93%) Secure Coding
5 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.28%) Service Management
7 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Python
2 9 (20.93%) PHP
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Docker
2 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.98%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) KVM
5 1 (2.33%) pfSense
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (67.44%) Ansible
2 21 (48.84%) Kubernetes
3 19 (44.19%) Puppet
4 17 (39.53%) Terraform
5 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (20.93%) Mesos
6 9 (20.93%) rkt
6 9 (20.93%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (6.98%) Packer
8 2 (4.65%) Prometheus
9 1 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (2.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) IBM
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Remedy
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) New Relic
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.33%) VMware