Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 23 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 149 133
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 68 52 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.83% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.41% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 47
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £68,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 3,601 3,690 3,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.59% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,961 3,071 2,688
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 23 October 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 23 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 Bristol region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) DevOps
2 56 (82.35%) Linux
3 45 (66.18%) Puppet
4 38 (55.88%) Docker
5 36 (52.94%) Ansible
6 35 (51.47%) Jenkins
6 35 (51.47%) Python
7 31 (45.59%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (32.35%) Windows
10 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
12 19 (27.94%) Java
13 16 (23.53%) Microservices
14 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
14 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
14 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
15 13 (19.12%) CentOS
15 13 (19.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (19.12%) QA
16 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
16 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
16 12 (17.65%) Ruby
16 12 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
17 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
18 9 (13.24%) Unix

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 3 (4.41%) IIS
1 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) Drupal
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 31 (45.59%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (8.82%) SaaS
6 5 (7.35%) AWS OpsWorks
7 4 (5.88%) Serverless
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.47%) Cloudflare
8 1 (1.47%) Datadog
8 1 (1.47%) Heroku
8 1 (1.47%) IaaS
8 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) Broadband
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (1.47%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MarkLogic
2 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (51.47%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (11.76%) JIRA
5 7 (10.29%) Maven
5 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.88%) Bugzilla
7 4 (5.88%) Buildbot
7 4 (5.88%) Chocolatey
7 4 (5.88%) Trac
8 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (2.94%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.47%) GitLab
10 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.35%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Spring
1 7 (10.29%) Spring Boot
1 7 (10.29%) XML
2 6 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 2 (2.94%) Node.js
5 2 (2.94%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.94%) WSGI
6 1 (1.47%) LAMP
6 1 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Cyberthreat
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (82.35%) Linux
2 22 (32.35%) Windows
3 13 (19.12%) CentOS
4 9 (13.24%) Unix
5 6 (8.82%) FreeBSD
5 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.47%) DC/OS
9 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (23.53%) Microservices
6 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
7 12 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
7 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.29%) Change Management
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) Threat Detection
10 5 (7.35%) SDLC
11 4 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) Python
2 19 (27.94%) Java
3 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
4 12 (17.65%) Ruby
5 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.82%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) Perl
7 5 (7.35%) PHP
8 4 (5.88%) Go
8 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.94%) C
9 2 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Docker
2 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) KVM
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.47%) etcd
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (66.18%) Puppet
2 36 (52.94%) Ansible
3 26 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (13.24%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.82%) Terraform
6 3 (4.41%) Mesos
7 2 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.47%) Consul
8 1 (1.47%) Graphite
8 1 (1.47%) Kibana
8 1 (1.47%) logstash
8 1 (1.47%) Packer
8 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) Google
4 5 (7.35%) VMware
5 4 (5.88%) New Relic
6 2 (2.94%) Perforce
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk