Period
to 25 August 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 August 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 87 100
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 62 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.06% 2.80% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 2.90% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 56 55 61
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £41,875 £39,300 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,625 £75,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 1,443 2,445 2,644
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 96.30% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,710 2,022
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Cambridge

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Cambridge

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cambridge region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (77.42%) AWS
3 43 (69.35%) Python
4 40 (64.52%) Linux
5 39 (62.90%) Ansible
5 39 (62.90%) Docker
6 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
6 24 (38.71%) Puppet
7 23 (37.10%) Azure
8 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (33.87%) GCP
10 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
10 20 (32.26%) Kubernetes
11 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (24.19%) Terraform
13 15 (24.19%) Perl
13 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
14 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
15 13 (20.97%) Ubuntu
15 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
17 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
17 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
17 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
18 10 (16.13%) High Availability
18 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (16.13%) Go
18 10 (16.13%) Microservices
18 10 (16.13%) Kafka

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (14.52%) CloudStack
2 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (14.52%) nginx
2 9 (14.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 48 (77.42%) AWS
2 23 (37.10%) Azure
3 21 (33.87%) GCP
4 16 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (14.52%) DigitalOcean
5 9 (14.52%) Heroku
5 9 (14.52%) IaaS
5 9 (14.52%) PaaS
6 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (6.45%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (6.45%) Amazon S3
7 4 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (3.23%) SaaS
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.61%) GitHub
9 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (14.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.52%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) GitLab
3 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.45%) Gradle
5 3 (4.84%) Maven
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) Kafka
2 9 (14.52%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (8.06%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.23%) JSON
4 2 (3.23%) YAML
5 1 (1.61%) LAMP
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Renewable Energy
2 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (6.45%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.61%) Life Science
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.61%) Online Games
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (64.52%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Ubuntu
3 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.52%) CentOS
5 6 (9.68%) Windows
6 4 (6.45%) Debian
7 1 (1.61%) Unix
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) DevOps
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
4 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
5 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.13%) High Availability
6 10 (16.13%) Microservices
6 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Automation
7 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (14.52%) Network Design
7 9 (14.52%) Runbook
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) Machine Learning
9 7 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
12 3 (4.84%) Decision-Making
12 3 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) Python
2 15 (24.19%) Perl
2 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
3 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.13%) Go
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) Java
7 4 (6.45%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 39 (62.90%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (62.90%) Ansible
2 24 (38.71%) Puppet
3 20 (32.26%) Kubernetes
4 18 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (24.19%) Terraform
6 9 (14.52%) Packer
7 8 (12.90%) Prometheus
8 4 (6.45%) rkt
9 2 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.61%) Istio
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Google
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Sun