Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 133 171
Rank change year-on-year +57 +38 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 77 41 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.95% 1.27% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 1.31% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 32 20
10th Percentile £25,198 " £45,000
25th Percentile £32,528 £42,500 £45,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -10.20% +16.67%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £74,025 £71,500 £75,000
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 2,452 3,121 4,019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.91% 96.72% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,030 2,644 2,962
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,563 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +0.61%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +32 41 £50,000 -12.66% 7
Leicestershire +25 19 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Lincolnshire - 9 £30,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 £43,750 -
Northamptonshire +16 3 £65,000 +18.18%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (53.25%) Ansible
3 40 (51.95%) Linux
4 38 (49.35%) Docker
5 32 (41.56%) Python
6 31 (40.26%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (40.26%) Puppet
7 29 (37.66%) Git (software)
7 29 (37.66%) Terraform
8 28 (36.36%) AWS
8 28 (36.36%) Kubernetes
9 23 (29.87%) Bash Shell
10 20 (25.97%) Infrastructure as Code
11 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
13 17 (22.08%) Azure
13 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (20.78%) Ruby
14 16 (20.78%) .NET
15 15 (19.48%) TeamCity
16 14 (18.18%) CentOS
16 14 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (18.18%) Windows
16 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
17 13 (16.88%) Node.js
18 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (15.58%) Coaching
18 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET

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 10 (12.99%) Apache
1 10 (12.99%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.90%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (36.36%) AWS
2 17 (22.08%) Azure
3 11 (14.29%) GitHub
4 6 (7.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.90%) GCP
6 3 (3.90%) IaaS
6 3 (3.90%) PaaS
6 3 (3.90%) Serverless
7 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.30%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (1.30%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.30%) AWS CodeStar
8 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.30%) Azure Functions
8 1 (1.30%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
1 3 (3.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.99%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.48%) TeamCity
4 14 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (11.69%) GitLab
6 6 (7.79%) Travis CI
7 4 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.60%) JIRA
9 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
1 10 (12.99%) Games
2 2 (2.60%) Law
2 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) Node.js
3 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.29%) Kafka
5 10 (12.99%) Apache Flex
6 3 (3.90%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.30%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (1.30%) CGI
7 1 (1.30%) jQuery
7 1 (1.30%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (1.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) CentOS
2 14 (18.18%) Windows
3 11 (14.29%) AIX
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (25.97%) Infrastructure as Code
3 19 (24.68%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.58%) Coaching
7 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.29%) OWASP
9 10 (12.99%) Visualisation
10 9 (11.69%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (11.69%) Workflow
11 7 (9.09%) Microservices
12 6 (7.79%) Change Management
12 6 (7.79%) Proactive Monitoring
12 6 (7.79%) Push Notifications
13 5 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (6.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) Python
2 23 (29.87%) Bash Shell
3 16 (20.78%) Ruby
4 12 (15.58%) C#
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.69%) Groovy
6 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.79%) C
8 5 (6.49%) Java
9 4 (5.19%) SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (49.35%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 41 (53.25%) Ansible
2 31 (40.26%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (40.26%) Puppet
3 29 (37.66%) Terraform
4 28 (36.36%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.90%) Nagios
6 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.30%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.30%) Marathon
7 1 (1.30%) Mesos
7 1 (1.30%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Google
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.90%) Sonatype
2 3 (3.90%) VMware
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Splunk