Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 194 174
Rank change year-on-year +52 -20 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 50 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.30% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 20
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -13.46%
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £26,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) DevOps
2 45 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (80.00%) PowerShell
4 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 34 (68.00%) Puppet
5 34 (68.00%) Ansible
6 33 (66.00%) Linux
7 32 (64.00%) Windows
8 31 (62.00%) Java
9 30 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (60.00%) SDLC
9 30 (60.00%) Windows Server
10 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
11 27 (54.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (52.00%) TeamCity
12 26 (52.00%) Test Automation
13 25 (50.00%) NuGet
13 25 (50.00%) ITIL
13 25 (50.00%) Change Management
13 25 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
14 20 (40.00%) NetScaler
15 19 (38.00%) Project Management
16 18 (36.00%) Robotics
16 18 (36.00%) Robotic Process Automation
16 18 (36.00%) Digital Transformation Strategy
17 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (32.00%) Docker
18 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (28.00%) Python
20 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management

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 3 (6.00%) CMS
1 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (8.00%) Datadog
5 4 (8.00%) GitHub
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (4.00%) PaaS
8 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.00%) Fastly
8 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) IMAP
3 1 (2.00%) IPv6
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 26 (52.00%) TeamCity
3 25 (50.00%) NuGet
4 7 (14.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Hudson
5 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (6.00%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.00%) Codeship
7 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.00%) GoCD
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.00%) CA Flowdock
8 1 (2.00%) GitLab
8 1 (2.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Robotics
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Linux
2 32 (64.00%) Windows
3 30 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) DC/OS
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) DevOps
2 30 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 30 (60.00%) SDLC
3 26 (52.00%) Test Automation
4 25 (50.00%) Change Management
4 25 (50.00%) ITIL
4 25 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
5 19 (38.00%) Project Management
6 18 (36.00%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 18 (36.00%) Robotic Process Automation
7 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.00%) Runbook
9 5 (10.00%) Service Management
10 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 31 (62.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) Ruby
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) Perl
7 5 (10.00%) VBScript
8 3 (6.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) Go
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
2 2 (4.00%) MCSD
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Docker
2 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.00%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 34 (68.00%) Ansible
1 34 (68.00%) Puppet
2 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.00%) Packer
4 5 (10.00%) Salt
4 5 (10.00%) SCCM
4 5 (10.00%) SCOM
4 5 (10.00%) SCVMM
4 5 (10.00%) Terraform
5 2 (4.00%) Capistrano
5 2 (4.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) BMC
3 5 (10.00%) McAfee
3 5 (10.00%) Symantec
4 4 (8.00%) Splunk
5 3 (6.00%) Google
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) New Relic
6 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.00%) Apple
7 1 (2.00%) Perforce
7 1 (2.00%) SAP