Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 12 November 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 59 88
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 31 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.71% 2.10% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.13% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 14
Cardiff median annual salary £56,250 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.03% +1.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,909 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £62,500 £56,375
South Wales median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% +2.56% +41.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,126 800 1,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.34% 99.01% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 943 714 1,240
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +13.57% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £23,575 £21,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.03%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Cardiff

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Cardiff

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Cardiff over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 Cardiff region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (80.65%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (58.06%) Python
6 16 (51.61%) Ansible
7 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
8 13 (41.94%) Web Services
8 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (41.94%) Docker
9 12 (38.71%) VMware
10 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (35.48%) Puppet
11 10 (32.26%) Google
11 10 (32.26%) Firewall
12 9 (29.03%) JBoss
12 9 (29.03%) Ubuntu
12 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (29.03%) CentOS
13 8 (25.81%) Groovy
13 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
13 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (25.81%) Finance
13 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
13 8 (25.81%) REST
13 8 (25.81%) Splunk
13 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
13 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (25.81%) Stackdriver
13 8 (25.81%) Cloud Native

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (29.03%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (25.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (25.81%) Stackdriver
4 3 (9.68%) PaaS
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.45%) GitHub
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Wireshark
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) CF BOSH
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Ant
3 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.23%) RSpec
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Java EE
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) Django
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) React
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Cloud Native
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (29.03%) CentOS
3 9 (29.03%) Ubuntu
4 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.23%) Customer Acquisition
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Task Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.81%) Groovy
3 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Docker
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Ansible
2 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (35.48%) Puppet
3 4 (12.90%) Terraform
4 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.23%) Graphite
6 1 (3.23%) Nagios
6 1 (3.23%) Packer
6 1 (3.23%) Rundeck
6 1 (3.23%) Salt
6 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Red Hat
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Google
4 8 (25.81%) Splunk
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (3.23%) New Relic