Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 162 204
Rank change year-on-year +5 +42 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 36 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.99% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 20
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -14.89% +4.44%
10th Percentile £47,750 £39,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £60,250 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 3,528 3,637 4,651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.34% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,560 2,946 3,468
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 32 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (58.33%) Ansible
5 18 (50.00%) Python
6 16 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (44.44%) Kubernetes
7 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (38.89%) Amazon S3
7 14 (38.89%) Puppet
7 14 (38.89%) Linux
8 13 (36.11%) Open Source
8 13 (36.11%) Docker
8 13 (36.11%) Terraform
9 12 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (33.33%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
10 11 (30.56%) Node.js
11 10 (27.78%) Microservices
11 10 (27.78%) AWS CloudTrail
12 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (25.00%) Serverless
12 9 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 8 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (16.67%) Public Cloud

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 5 (13.89%) Drupal
1 5 (13.89%) eZ Publish
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (44.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (38.89%) Amazon S3
5 12 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (27.78%) AWS CloudTrail
7 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (25.00%) Serverless
8 6 (16.67%) CloudFront
8 6 (16.67%) SaaS
9 5 (13.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (13.89%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (13.89%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (13.89%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (13.89%) SoftLayer
9 5 (13.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.56%) Hudson
3 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) React
3 5 (13.89%) SAML
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
2 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) CentOS
4 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) DC/OS
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (36.11%) Open Source
3 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (27.78%) Microservices
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Coaching
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) ITSM
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) Go
8 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Docker
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Ansible
2 16 (44.44%) Kubernetes
3 14 (38.89%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (38.89%) Puppet
4 13 (36.11%) Terraform
5 5 (13.89%) Mesos
5 5 (13.89%) rkt
5 5 (13.89%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.78%) Packer
7 1 (2.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Remedy
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) New Relic
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SaltStack