Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 157 170
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 45 76 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.06% 1.47% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.51% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 51
East Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £39,875 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 4,108 5,041 5,907
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 97.52% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,070 4,245 4,729
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,860
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +5 12 £65,000 - 2
Leicestershire -25 12 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Derbyshire +26 11 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire -10 9 £57,500 +9.52% 10
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 East Midlands region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 32 (71.11%) Jenkins
2 32 (71.11%) Linux
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (48.89%) Scrum
5 21 (46.67%) Python
6 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
7 18 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (40.00%) Docker
8 17 (37.78%) Web Services
8 17 (37.78%) Ruby
9 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
9 16 (35.56%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (35.56%) Terraform
10 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (33.33%) Puppet
11 14 (31.11%) CentOS
12 13 (28.89%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (28.89%) TDD
12 13 (28.89%) Windows
13 12 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (26.67%) ZABBIX
14 11 (24.44%) OpenLDAP
14 11 (24.44%) BDD
14 11 (24.44%) Tomcat
14 11 (24.44%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (24.44%) CloudFront
14 11 (24.44%) Java

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 11 (24.44%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (24.44%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (26.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (24.44%) CloudFront
5 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
6 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (8.89%) IaaS
7 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.67%) GitHub
7 3 (6.67%) PaaS
7 3 (6.67%) Route 53
7 3 (6.67%) Serverless
8 2 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (2.22%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) SMPP
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Jenkins
2 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.78%) TeamCity
4 7 (15.56%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) GitLab
6 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) LDAP
3 10 (22.22%) .NET
4 8 (17.78%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (6.67%) LAMP
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Blog
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
1 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) CentOS
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
5 9 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) DevOps
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) Scrum
4 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
5 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (28.89%) TDD
7 11 (24.44%) BDD
7 11 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (17.78%) Kanban
9 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.78%) Server Management
9 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
10 7 (15.56%) Release Management
10 7 (15.56%) Web Operations
10 7 (15.56%) Workflow
11 4 (8.89%) Microservices
11 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
12 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Python
2 17 (37.78%) Ruby
3 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 8 (17.78%) Perl
7 5 (11.11%) C#
8 2 (4.44%) SQL
9 1 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (15.56%) GDPR
3 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (35.56%) Terraform
3 15 (33.33%) Puppet
4 12 (26.67%) ZABBIX
5 9 (20.00%) Ansible
6 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
7 3 (6.67%) Grafana
8 2 (4.44%) Packer
8 2 (4.44%) Salt
9 1 (2.22%) Nagios
9 1 (2.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) WSO2