Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 61 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 27 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.46% 2.39% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.42% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 18
Cardiff median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +32.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,982 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,125 £62,500 £56,500
South Wales median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +14.46% -

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 1,080 868 1,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.36% 98.86% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 902 765 1,176
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 27 (100.00%) DevOps
2 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (74.07%) Linux
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (55.56%) Python
6 13 (48.15%) Ansible
7 10 (37.04%) Docker
7 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (37.04%) Puppet
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
7 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
8 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) Google
9 8 (29.63%) Firewall
9 8 (29.63%) JBoss
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
10 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.93%) CentOS
10 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
11 6 (22.22%) REST
11 6 (22.22%) Splunk
11 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 6 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (22.22%) Stackdriver
11 6 (22.22%) Cloud Native
11 6 (22.22%) Groovy

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 8 (29.63%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Jetty
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 21 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (22.22%) Stackdriver
4 3 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.70%) GitHub
6 1 (3.70%) IaaS
6 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) SMS
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (7.41%) MariaDB
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) CF BOSH
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 2 (7.41%) LAMP
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Django
5 1 (3.70%) JSON
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cloud Native
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) CentOS
3 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Acquisition
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Groovy
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Ansible
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (37.04%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
4 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.70%) Graphite
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Google
4 6 (22.22%) Splunk
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (3.70%) New Relic