Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 5 December 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 of England
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 68 125
Rank change year-on-year -85 +57 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 82 67 165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.47% 3.35% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 3.49% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69 59 129
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.73% +3.77% -3.64%
75th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,250 £76,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% -7.41% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,015 1,920 6,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.87% 96.00% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,845 1,596 4,764
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,482 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the East of England

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Cambridgeshire -36 47 £62,500 +8.70% 28
Hertfordshire -61 17 £40,000 -21.95% 12
Bedfordshire -11 9 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Suffolk -11 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Essex -28 7 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Norfolk -28 2 - - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 of England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (50.00%) Linux
3 36 (43.90%) Terraform
4 35 (42.68%) Python
5 28 (34.15%) Kubernetes
6 26 (31.71%) Jenkins
7 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (29.27%) Java
8 24 (29.27%) Docker
9 21 (25.61%) AWS
10 18 (21.95%) Degree
10 18 (21.95%) JIRA
11 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
11 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
11 17 (20.73%) Azure
12 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
13 13 (15.85%) Ruby
13 13 (15.85%) GitHub
13 13 (15.85%) Puppet
14 12 (14.63%) Ansible
14 12 (14.63%) QA
15 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
15 11 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (13.41%) Perl
15 11 (13.41%) Confluence
15 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure as Code
15 11 (13.41%) Social Skills
16 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
16 10 (12.20%) OpenStack

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.41%) Confluence
2 10 (12.20%) OpenStack
3 6 (7.32%) nginx
4 5 (6.10%) Apache
4 5 (6.10%) JBoss
4 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.10%) WordPress
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.22%) Drupal
6 1 (1.22%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.61%) AWS
2 17 (20.73%) Azure
3 13 (15.85%) GitHub
4 8 (9.76%) Serverless
5 7 (8.54%) Amazon S3
6 6 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (7.32%) AWS IoT
6 6 (7.32%) GCP
7 5 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (6.10%) SaaS
8 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (3.66%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (3.66%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (3.66%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (3.66%) Power Platform
9 3 (3.66%) PowerApps
10 2 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) DNS
1 8 (9.76%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) VPN
3 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) Internet
4 5 (6.10%) IPv4
4 5 (6.10%) IPv6
5 2 (2.44%) DSL
5 2 (2.44%) Intranet
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) IPsec
6 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.10%) MariaDB
6 4 (4.88%) MySQL
7 3 (3.66%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (3.66%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.66%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.66%) Power BI
7 3 (3.66%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.22%) InfluxDB
9 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.95%) JIRA
3 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.66%) GitLab
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
6 2 (2.44%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.22%) MLflow
7 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.22%) Terragrunt
7 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.41%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Law
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) Node.js
2 6 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (7.32%) Velocity
3 5 (6.10%) LAMP
3 5 (6.10%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (3.66%) .NET
4 3 (3.66%) ADO
5 2 (2.44%) ARM Templates
5 2 (2.44%) HTML
5 2 (2.44%) J2EE
5 2 (2.44%) Java EE
5 2 (2.44%) React
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) LDAP
6 1 (1.22%) SAML
6 1 (1.22%) Sensu
6 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Cloud Native
2 6 (7.32%) Robotics
2 6 (7.32%) Video\Live Streaming
3 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Social Media
6 2 (2.44%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) NHS
7 1 (1.22%) Online Games
7 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) CentOS
2 9 (10.98%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Fedora
3 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.10%) Unix
4 2 (2.44%) AIX
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) VMS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure as Code
7 10 (12.20%) Load Balancing
8 8 (9.76%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (9.76%) High Availability
8 8 (9.76%) Microservices
8 8 (9.76%) Open Source
8 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (9.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.54%) DevSecOps
9 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.32%) Business Development
10 6 (7.32%) Change Management
10 6 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.68%) Python
2 24 (29.27%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) Ruby
4 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
4 11 (13.41%) Perl
5 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.20%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.20%) SQL
6 5 (6.10%) C-shell
6 5 (6.10%) Groovy
6 5 (6.10%) R
7 2 (2.44%) Bicep
7 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) Jython
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) OCP
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 24 (29.27%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (43.90%) Terraform
2 28 (34.15%) Kubernetes
3 13 (15.85%) Puppet
4 12 (14.63%) Ansible
5 6 (7.32%) HAProxy
5 6 (7.32%) Icinga
6 4 (4.88%) HP Fortify
7 3 (3.66%) Nagios
7 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.44%) Grafana
8 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.22%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.22%) Consul
9 1 (1.22%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (1.22%) Kubeflow
9 1 (1.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Splunk
2 6 (7.32%) VMware
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Alibaba
4 3 (3.66%) Facebook
4 3 (3.66%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.66%) Talend
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.44%) Black Duck
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Veracode
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Fortinet