Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 January 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
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 72 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 26 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.45% 1.28% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.30% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 15
Cardiff median annual salary £57,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.32% +1.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £44,625 £47,000
South Wales median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +43.75% +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 1,032 768 1,223
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 98.46% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 872 680 1,134
Cardiff median annual salary £38,197 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.86% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £24,550 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cardiff region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (57.69%) Python
5 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Ansible
7 10 (38.46%) Docker
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
7 10 (38.46%) Web Services
8 9 (34.62%) CentOS
9 8 (30.77%) Firewall
9 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 7 (26.92%) Google
11 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
11 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
11 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (23.08%) Groovy
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) Puppet
11 6 (23.08%) REST
11 6 (23.08%) Splunk
11 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (23.08%) Stackdriver
11 6 (23.08%) Cloud Native
11 6 (23.08%) CF BOSH

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 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (23.08%) Stackdriver
4 3 (11.54%) PaaS
5 2 (7.69%) GitHub
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.85%) IaaS
6 1 (3.85%) SaaS
6 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MariaDB
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) CF BOSH
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) RSpec
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) Django
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) LAMP
4 2 (7.69%) React
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
5 1 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Cloud Native
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Wiki
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (34.62%) CentOS
4 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Customer Acquisition
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
4 6 (23.08%) Groovy
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Ansible
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Terraform
4 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.85%) Packer
6 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Google
4 6 (23.08%) Splunk
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central