Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 104 153
Rank change year-on-year -3 +49 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 64 34 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.11% 1.55% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.60% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 25 22
10th Percentile £26,250 " £39,125
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
75th Percentile £60,625 £58,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £60,950 £72,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,844 2,124 3,895
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 1,786 2,970
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,936 £32,292 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% -2.37%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 29 £50,000 -6.98% 6
Leicestershire -13 17 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Lincolnshire - 9 £30,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 £43,750 -
Northamptonshire +1 3 £57,500 +4.55% 2
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, 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 East Midlands region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) DevOps
2 37 (57.81%) Ansible
3 35 (54.69%) Docker
4 32 (50.00%) Linux
4 32 (50.00%) Python
5 27 (42.19%) AWS
5 27 (42.19%) Terraform
6 26 (40.63%) Puppet
7 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
8 24 (37.50%) Kubernetes
9 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
9 23 (35.94%) Ruby
10 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
12 18 (28.13%) Node.js
12 18 (28.13%) .NET
13 16 (25.00%) Windows
13 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (25.00%) Azure
14 15 (23.44%) Infrastructure as Code
15 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
15 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
16 13 (20.31%) C#
17 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
17 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
18 11 (17.19%) CentOS
18 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
18 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (17.19%) Octopus Deploy
19 10 (15.63%) Windows Server

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.19%) AWS
2 16 (25.00%) Azure
3 8 (12.50%) GitHub
3 8 (12.50%) IaaS
3 8 (12.50%) PaaS
4 5 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.81%) OpenShift
5 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (6.25%) GCP
5 4 (6.25%) SaaS
5 4 (6.25%) Serverless
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (4.69%) AWS CodeCommit
6 3 (4.69%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.13%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.56%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (1.56%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (1.56%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DNS
1 4 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (4.69%) Firewall
2 3 (4.69%) IPv4
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.38%) MySQL
5 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Event Store
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 11 (17.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (9.38%) GitLab
6 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
6 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (1.56%) Selenium
8 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Social Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Games
4 2 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) .NET
1 18 (28.13%) Node.js
2 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.25%) Kafka
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Core
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Flex
4 3 (4.69%) Django
4 3 (4.69%) Express
4 3 (4.69%) MEAN Stack
4 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (1.56%) React
5 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (17.19%) CentOS
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.50%) AIX
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.69%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) DevOps
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.50%) OWASP
8 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.94%) Workflow
9 6 (9.38%) Change Management
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (9.38%) Push Notifications
9 6 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 5 (7.81%) Coaching
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.81%) Microservices
11 4 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Python
2 25 (39.06%) Bash Shell
3 23 (35.94%) Ruby
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.31%) C#
6 11 (17.19%) PowerShell
7 10 (15.63%) Groovy
8 7 (10.94%) Java
8 7 (10.94%) SQL
9 6 (9.38%) C
10 5 (7.81%) PHP
11 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
12 3 (4.69%) C++
12 3 (4.69%) Perl
12 3 (4.69%) VB
13 1 (1.56%) Go
13 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (54.69%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 37 (57.81%) Ansible
2 27 (42.19%) Terraform
3 26 (40.63%) Puppet
4 24 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 22 (34.38%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (4.69%) SCCM
8 2 (3.13%) Sysdig
9 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Quadient
2 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) Alibaba
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) Google