Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 10 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 146 136
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 56 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.53% 1.48% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.52% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 46
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +2.22% +9.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,531 3,693 3,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.60% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,869 3,083 2,657
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 Bristol region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (73.21%) Linux
3 33 (58.93%) Ansible
4 30 (53.57%) Puppet
5 28 (50.00%) Docker
6 25 (44.64%) Python
7 23 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (32.14%) Windows
10 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
12 14 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 13 (23.21%) Microservices
14 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
14 12 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (19.64%) Terraform
16 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
17 9 (16.07%) C#
17 9 (16.07%) Unix
17 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
18 8 (14.29%) Broadband
18 8 (14.29%) .NET
18 8 (14.29%) Google
18 8 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Jetty
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (10.71%) SaaS
6 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (5.36%) Datadog
8 1 (1.79%) Cloudflare
8 1 (1.79%) Heroku
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Broadband
2 6 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MarkLogic
1 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) Travis CI
5 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.79%) GitLab
6 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) Spring
3 5 (8.93%) Spring Boot
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.79%) JSF
5 1 (1.79%) LAMP
5 1 (1.79%) Servlets
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Unix
4 8 (14.29%) CentOS
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.71%) FreeBSD
7 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.36%) DC/OS
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 13 (23.21%) Microservices
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Threat Detection
10 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Python
2 14 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.07%) C#
5 7 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (7.14%) Go
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.36%) VirtualBox
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.79%) etcd
Systems Management
1 33 (58.93%) Ansible
2 30 (53.57%) Puppet
3 23 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
5 11 (19.64%) Terraform
6 4 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (5.36%) Packer
8 2 (3.57%) Mesos
9 1 (1.79%) Consul
9 1 (1.79%) Graphite
9 1 (1.79%) Kibana
9 1 (1.79%) logstash
9 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Google
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) New Relic
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) CA
6 1 (1.79%) SaltStack