Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 169 182
Rank change year-on-year +42 +13 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 42 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.81% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 5
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,625 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -6.98%

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 2,860 3,719 3,650
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.77% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,257 2,676 2,991
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 24 June 2019.

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 June 2019, 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 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 32 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (64.29%) Puppet
4 25 (59.52%) Docker
5 24 (57.14%) Linux
6 23 (54.76%) Kubernetes
7 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
8 21 (50.00%) Terraform
9 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
10 16 (38.10%) Web Services
10 16 (38.10%) Python
10 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
11 14 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (33.33%) Ansible
12 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (28.57%) Route 53
14 11 (26.19%) Amazon S3
14 11 (26.19%) PHP
14 11 (26.19%) SQL
14 11 (26.19%) GitLab
14 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (23.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (23.81%) Microservices
15 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
15 10 (23.81%) GitHub
15 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
16 9 (21.43%) IT Strategy
16 9 (21.43%) High Availability

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 32 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (28.57%) Route 53
5 11 (26.19%) Amazon S3
6 10 (23.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (23.81%) GitHub
7 7 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (11.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (9.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (9.52%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (9.52%) Serverless
11 3 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (7.14%) Datadog
11 3 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (2.38%) IaaS
13 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.14%) Redis
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 11 (26.19%) GitLab
4 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.14%) Travis CI
6 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
8 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Games
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (14.29%) LAMP
4 5 (11.90%) Node.js
5 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.76%) Kafka
6 2 (4.76%) React
7 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) CentOS
6 3 (7.14%) Android
6 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.14%) DC/OS
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (23.81%) Microservices
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.43%) High Availability
5 9 (21.43%) IT Strategy
6 7 (16.67%) Decision-Making
7 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 6 (14.29%) Software Delivery
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.14%) SDLC
10 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Python
2 11 (26.19%) PHP
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) AWS Certification
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (64.29%) Puppet
2 23 (54.76%) Kubernetes
3 21 (50.00%) Terraform
4 14 (33.33%) Ansible
5 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (19.05%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (19.05%) Packer
6 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (11.90%) Grafana
7 5 (11.90%) Prometheus
8 2 (4.76%) Salt
9 1 (2.38%) Consul
9 1 (2.38%) Graphite
9 1 (2.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Splunk
2 3 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) New Relic
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat