Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 162 158
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 61 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.57% 1.10% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.13% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 30
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -18.37%
10th Percentile £36,150 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £75,000
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 3,780 3,725 3,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.54% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,144 3,130 2,988
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 58 (95.08%) Linux
3 52 (85.25%) Puppet
4 35 (57.38%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (54.10%) Jenkins
5 33 (54.10%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (54.10%) Docker
6 31 (50.82%) Ansible
7 30 (49.18%) Python
8 29 (47.54%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (42.62%) Windows
9 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
10 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
11 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
12 18 (29.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (29.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (27.87%) Microservices
14 16 (26.23%) Java
15 15 (24.59%) Ruby
15 15 (24.59%) QA
15 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
15 15 (24.59%) CentOS
15 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (22.95%) Serverless
16 14 (22.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (22.95%) Web Services
16 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
17 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
18 12 (19.67%) JIRA

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 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 35 (57.38%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (22.95%) Serverless
3 10 (16.39%) AWS OpsWorks
4 6 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.56%) SaaS
7 1 (1.64%) IaaS
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.56%) MarkLogic
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (54.10%) Jenkins
2 26 (42.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (22.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (19.67%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) Bugzilla
5 5 (8.20%) Buildbot
5 5 (8.20%) Chocolatey
5 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.20%) Trac
5 5 (8.20%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.56%) Maven
7 3 (4.92%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) git-flow
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.56%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Web Services
2 10 (16.39%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (6.56%) Spring
3 4 (6.56%) Spring Boot
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) Node.js
4 3 (4.92%) WebSockets
4 3 (4.92%) WSGI
5 1 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Windows
3 15 (24.59%) CentOS
4 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.28%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) DevOps
2 29 (47.54%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
4 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
5 18 (29.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (29.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (27.87%) Microservices
7 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
7 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.84%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.56%) Threat Detection
10 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Python
2 16 (26.23%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) Ruby
4 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) PHP
6 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.20%) KVM
2 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (85.25%) Puppet
2 33 (54.10%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (50.82%) Ansible
4 9 (14.75%) Kubernetes
5 6 (9.84%) Terraform
6 4 (6.56%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (6.56%) Mesos
7 1 (1.64%) Rancher
7 1 (1.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.11%) Google
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
4 5 (8.20%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) New Relic
5 3 (4.92%) Perforce
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Splunk