Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 179 254
Rank change year-on-year +43 +75 +129
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3,777 3,352 2,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.51% 2.01% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.09% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,296 2,851 2,221
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 144,530 160,125 173,168
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 95.90% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117,518 129,372 146,233
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in England.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in England

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
London +22 2,075 £70,000 +7.69% 422
North of England +75 604 £52,500 +5.00% 117
South East +35 562 £55,000 - 108
North West +90 345 £55,000 +6.80% 54
Yorkshire +7 200 £55,000 +10.00% 41
South West +39 177 £50,000 - 38
East of England +48 176 £55,000 - 54
Midlands +60 165 £55,000 +10.00% 50
West Midlands +61 112 £52,500 +5.00% 35
North East +45 85 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East Midlands +17 52 £60,000 +14.29% 15
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 3,777 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,363 (62.56%) Linux
3 2,345 (62.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1,960 (51.89%) Docker
5 1,859 (49.22%) Python
6 1,795 (47.52%) Ansible
7 1,606 (42.52%) Puppet
8 1,531 (40.53%) Jenkins
9 1,432 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
10 1,360 (36.01%) Kubernetes
11 1,341 (35.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,233 (32.64%) Opscode Chef
13 1,063 (28.14%) Terraform
14 1,056 (27.96%) Configuration Management
15 1,025 (27.14%) Bash Shell
16 1,000 (26.48%) Continuous Integration
17 819 (21.68%) Git (software)
18 794 (21.02%) Java
19 752 (19.91%) Windows
20 726 (19.22%) Ruby
21 610 (16.15%) PowerShell
22 582 (15.41%) Finance
23 504 (13.34%) Google Cloud Platform
24 487 (12.89%) AWS CloudFormation
25 486 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
26 478 (12.66%) SQL
27 447 (11.83%) Open Source
28 402 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 402 (10.64%) Google
29 384 (10.17%) Red Hat

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 239 (6.33%) Apache
2 210 (5.56%) Confluence
3 193 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
4 148 (3.92%) IIS
5 126 (3.34%) Tomcat
6 124 (3.28%) OpenStack
7 107 (2.83%) nginx
8 58 (1.54%) Apache Spark
9 51 (1.35%) JBoss
10 38 (1.01%) Apache Solr
11 37 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 26 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.66%) CloudStack
14 24 (0.64%) SharePoint
15 22 (0.58%) Drupal
16 18 (0.48%) CMS
17 12 (0.32%) NServiceBus
18 11 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
19 10 (0.26%) MS Exchange
19 10 (0.26%) Traefik
Applications
1 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.16%) HipChat
5 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 30 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
2 16 (0.42%) Magento
3 9 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.13%) Documaker
5 5 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.053%) Quorum
8 1 (0.026%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.026%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.026%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.026%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,345 (62.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1,341 (35.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 504 (13.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 487 (12.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 252 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 233 (6.17%) SaaS
7 217 (5.75%) GitHub
8 180 (4.77%) Amazon S3
9 161 (4.26%) PaaS
10 144 (3.81%) IaaS
11 142 (3.76%) Serverless
12 141 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
13 126 (3.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 122 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 104 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
16 99 (2.62%) OpenShift
17 81 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
18 80 (2.12%) Amazon SQS
19 61 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
20 60 (1.59%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 263 (6.96%) Firewall
2 177 (4.69%) DNS
3 151 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 87 (2.30%) VPN
5 86 (2.28%) Internet
6 70 (1.85%) SSL
7 50 (1.32%) HTTP
8 43 (1.14%) Network Security
9 30 (0.79%) VLAN
10 29 (0.77%) DHCP
11 27 (0.71%) SAN
12 22 (0.58%) LAN
13 16 (0.42%) SMTP
13 16 (0.42%) SSH
14 15 (0.40%) HTTPS
14 15 (0.40%) WAN
15 14 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
15 14 (0.37%) VoIP
16 13 (0.34%) OpenVPN
17 11 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (7.81%) MySQL
2 219 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 210 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 209 (5.53%) SQL Server
5 202 (5.35%) Amazon RDS
6 189 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 137 (3.63%) Big Data
8 92 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 87 (2.30%) Blockchain
10 85 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 77 (2.04%) Redis
12 64 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 51 (1.35%) Relational Database
14 33 (0.87%) MariaDB
15 29 (0.77%) Neo4j
16 23 (0.61%) DB2
17 21 (0.56%) RDBMS
18 19 (0.50%) Oracle Database
19 18 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
20 17 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,531 (40.53%) Jenkins
2 819 (21.68%) Git (software)
3 402 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 366 (9.69%) JIRA
5 345 (9.13%) TeamCity
6 254 (6.72%) Maven
7 237 (6.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 190 (5.03%) Subversion
9 173 (4.58%) Vagrant
10 153 (4.05%) GitLab
11 140 (3.71%) Bitbucket
12 131 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
13 122 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
14 106 (2.81%) Gradle
15 94 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 82 (2.17%) Visual Studio
17 72 (1.91%) Ant
17 72 (1.91%) Travis CI
18 67 (1.77%) CircleCI
19 66 (1.75%) Hudson
General
1 582 (15.41%) Finance
2 149 (3.94%) Banking
3 148 (3.92%) Retail
4 134 (3.55%) Games
5 80 (2.12%) Law
6 68 (1.80%) Marketing
7 54 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 46 (1.22%) Advertising
8 46 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 29 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 28 (0.74%) Automotive
11 27 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.45%) Electronics
13 16 (0.42%) Back Office
14 14 (0.37%) Front Office
15 11 (0.29%) Publishing
16 7 (0.19%) French Language
16 7 (0.19%) Legal
17 6 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (9.24%) Web Services
2 281 (7.44%) .NET
3 277 (7.33%) Node.js
4 194 (5.14%) Elastic Stack
5 113 (2.99%) Kafka
6 90 (2.38%) LAMP
7 70 (1.85%) Spring
8 68 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
9 62 (1.64%) AngularJS
10 59 (1.56%) React
10 59 (1.56%) REST
11 54 (1.43%) Java EE
12 47 (1.24%) RESTful
13 46 (1.22%) HTML
14 37 (0.98%) Middleware
15 35 (0.93%) LDAP
16 33 (0.87%) .NET Framework
16 33 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
17 32 (0.85%) CSS
17 32 (0.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 261 (6.91%) Fintech
2 222 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 155 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 134 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 97 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
6 95 (2.52%) Private Cloud
7 90 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
8 89 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
10 55 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 55 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 54 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
12 45 (1.19%) Hedge funds
13 38 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.01%) Wiki
14 36 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 31 (0.82%) Clustering
16 26 (0.69%) User Experience
17 21 (0.56%) Internet of Things
18 20 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,363 (62.56%) Linux
2 752 (19.91%) Windows
3 354 (9.37%) Unix
4 323 (8.55%) CentOS
5 275 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 206 (5.45%) Windows Server
7 185 (4.90%) Ubuntu
8 100 (2.65%) Debian
9 40 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (0.93%) Android
12 30 (0.79%) VMS
13 24 (0.64%) Fedora
14 22 (0.58%) CoreOS
15 21 (0.56%) Apple iOS
16 18 (0.48%) DC/OS
17 17 (0.45%) FreeBSD
18 14 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
18 14 (0.37%) Solaris
18 14 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,777 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,432 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1,056 (27.96%) Configuration Management
4 1,000 (26.48%) Continuous Integration
5 486 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 447 (11.83%) Open Source
7 383 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 380 (10.06%) Microservices
9 367 (9.72%) Deployment Automation
10 352 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 344 (9.11%) Scrum
12 255 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 221 (5.85%) High Availability
14 217 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
15 211 (5.59%) Mentoring
16 192 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
17 176 (4.66%) Load Balancing
18 163 (4.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 159 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
20 158 (4.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,859 (49.22%) Python
2 1,025 (27.14%) Bash Shell
3 794 (21.02%) Java
4 726 (19.22%) Ruby
5 610 (16.15%) PowerShell
6 478 (12.66%) SQL
7 366 (9.69%) Perl
8 341 (9.03%) Go
9 285 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 273 (7.23%) C#
11 229 (6.06%) PHP
12 195 (5.16%) C++
13 159 (4.21%) Shell Script
14 65 (1.72%) Scala
15 62 (1.64%) C
16 57 (1.51%) Groovy
17 20 (0.53%) Korn
18 19 (0.50%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.42%) PL/SQL
20 11 (0.29%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 201 (5.32%) Degree
2 118 (3.12%) AWS Certification
3 86 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.59%) RHCE
5 58 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 52 (1.38%) RHCSA
8 27 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.21%) CCNA
12 6 (0.16%) CISSP
12 6 (0.16%) PhD
13 5 (0.13%) ISEB
14 4 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.079%) CCENT
15 3 (0.079%) Master's Degree
16 2 (0.053%) LPIC
16 2 (0.053%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (3.73%) QA
2 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.34%) SLA
4 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.19%) GDPR
6 5 (0.13%) PMO
6 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,960 (51.89%) Docker
2 248 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 148 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 100 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 64 (1.69%) VirtualBox
6 64 (1.69%) vSphere
7 50 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (1.24%) KVM
9 38 (1.01%) oVirt
10 32 (0.85%) RHEV
10 32 (0.85%) Xen
11 27 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 24 (0.64%) LXC
13 21 (0.56%) XenServer
14 16 (0.42%) iptables
14 16 (0.42%) NFS
14 16 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
15 13 (0.34%) pfSense
16 12 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,795 (47.52%) Ansible
2 1,606 (42.52%) Puppet
3 1,360 (36.01%) Kubernetes
4 1,233 (32.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1,063 (28.14%) Terraform
6 262 (6.94%) Salt
7 192 (5.08%) Docker Swarm
8 187 (4.95%) Packer
9 148 (3.92%) Nagios
10 145 (3.84%) Prometheus
11 144 (3.81%) ZABBIX
12 137 (3.63%) Grafana
13 104 (2.75%) Graphite
14 83 (2.20%) Consul
15 68 (1.80%) Kibana
16 54 (1.43%) Mesos
17 48 (1.27%) Cobbler
18 47 (1.24%) Rancher
19 44 (1.16%) Opsview
20 43 (1.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 402 (10.64%) Google
2 384 (10.17%) Red Hat
3 332 (8.79%) VMware
4 310 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 142 (3.76%) Oracle
6 135 (3.57%) New Relic
7 128 (3.39%) Atlassian
8 97 (2.57%) Splunk
9 57 (1.51%) SaltStack
10 51 (1.35%) Trend Micro
11 47 (1.24%) Citrix
12 46 (1.22%) Cisco
13 34 (0.90%) Rackspace
14 32 (0.85%) IBM
15 29 (0.77%) AppDynamics
16 28 (0.74%) Facebook
16 28 (0.74%) SAP
17 24 (0.64%) PagerDuty
18 23 (0.61%) Dynatrace
19 21 (0.56%) Apple