Period
to 7 July 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 132 155
Rank change year-on-year +33 +23 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 2,197 3,648 3,820
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.03% 2.68% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 2.80% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,032 3,348 3,421
Median annual salary £65,000 £66,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% +6.40% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 68,913 130,392 160,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.91% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56,120 104,957 131,681
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 -1 1,258 £75,000 - 123
South East +37 313 £60,000 -4.00% 34
North of England +61 283 £57,430 +4.42% 47
South West +76 145 £53,750 +0.47% 21
North West +45 139 £62,500 +8.70% 25
Midlands +67 121 £55,000 -4.35% 28
Yorkshire +83 112 £55,000 - 20
West Midlands +69 86 £60,000 +9.09% 21
East of England -3 74 £55,000 -4.35% 16
East Midlands +46 35 £45,000 -21.74% 7
North East +17 32 £47,000 -6.00% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 2,197 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,327 (60.40%) AWS
3 1,183 (53.85%) Docker
4 1,148 (52.25%) Terraform
5 1,136 (51.71%) Kubernetes
6 1,089 (49.57%) Python
7 963 (43.83%) Linux
8 951 (43.29%) Ansible
9 892 (40.60%) Azure
10 742 (33.77%) Jenkins
11 732 (33.32%) Agile Software Development
12 537 (24.44%) Infrastructure as Code
13 509 (23.17%) Bash Shell
14 476 (21.67%) Puppet
15 450 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
16 441 (20.07%) PowerShell
17 439 (19.98%) Configuration Management
18 413 (18.80%) Git (software)
19 403 (18.34%) Java
20 391 (17.80%) GCP
21 376 (17.11%) Finance
22 366 (16.66%) Opscode Chef
23 325 (14.79%) Windows
24 270 (12.29%) Microservices
24 270 (12.29%) Ruby
25 268 (12.20%) Fintech
26 261 (11.88%) Serverless
27 250 (11.38%) Microsoft
28 240 (10.92%) SQL
29 235 (10.70%) Software Engineering

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 86 (3.91%) Confluence
2 80 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (2.50%) Apache
4 54 (2.46%) IIS
5 46 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 37 (1.68%) OpenStack
7 22 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 22 (1.00%) nginx
8 18 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (0.59%) CMS
10 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.32%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.27%) JBoss
12 6 (0.27%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.046%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 4 (0.18%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.091%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.091%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.046%) Magento
3 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,327 (60.40%) AWS
2 892 (40.60%) Azure
3 391 (17.80%) GCP
4 261 (11.88%) Serverless
5 230 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 184 (8.38%) SaaS
7 163 (7.42%) Amazon EC2
8 147 (6.69%) AWS Lambda
9 145 (6.60%) GitHub
10 111 (5.05%) Amazon S3
11 107 (4.87%) PaaS
12 102 (4.64%) Amazon ECS
13 94 (4.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 83 (3.78%) OpenShift
15 79 (3.60%) IaaS
16 71 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 65 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
18 64 (2.91%) Datadog
19 50 (2.28%) Amazon ELB
19 50 (2.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.64%) Firewall
2 67 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 52 (2.37%) DNS
4 47 (2.14%) VPN
5 32 (1.46%) HTTP
6 24 (1.09%) Internet
6 24 (1.09%) SSL
7 17 (0.77%) Skype
8 15 (0.68%) SSH
9 13 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (0.59%) Network Security
10 12 (0.55%) VoIP
11 9 (0.41%) SAN
12 8 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.36%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.27%) MPLS
13 6 (0.27%) RTP
13 6 (0.27%) VLAN
14 5 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 124 (5.64%) MySQL
3 117 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 84 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
5 83 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 73 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (3.23%) Big Data
8 51 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 42 (1.91%) Redis
10 36 (1.64%) Blockchain
11 29 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 24 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (0.91%) Relational Database
15 18 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
16 17 (0.77%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.41%) Power BI
18 8 (0.36%) Neo4j
19 7 (0.32%) Amazon Aurora
20 6 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 742 (33.77%) Jenkins
2 413 (18.80%) Git (software)
3 164 (7.46%) GitLab
4 147 (6.69%) TeamCity
5 134 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 133 (6.05%) JIRA
7 131 (5.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 76 (3.46%) Bitbucket
9 65 (2.96%) Maven
9 65 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
10 49 (2.23%) Vagrant
11 47 (2.14%) Selenium
12 36 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 35 (1.59%) CircleCI
14 34 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 32 (1.46%) SonarQube
16 31 (1.41%) Artifactory
17 28 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (1.18%) Travis CI
19 23 (1.05%) Gradle
General
1 376 (17.11%) Finance
2 89 (4.05%) Banking
3 87 (3.96%) Retail
4 65 (2.96%) Games
5 52 (2.37%) Public Sector
6 28 (1.27%) Law
6 28 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.23%) Marketing
8 20 (0.91%) Advertising
9 18 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.50%) Electronics
11 9 (0.41%) Local Government
12 7 (0.32%) Digital Economy
13 6 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.23%) Billing
14 5 (0.23%) Police
14 5 (0.23%) Publishing
15 4 (0.18%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (9.56%) .NET
2 173 (7.87%) Node.js
3 134 (6.10%) Web Services
4 125 (5.69%) Elastic Stack
5 47 (2.14%) Kafka
6 39 (1.78%) REST
7 38 (1.73%) .NET Core
8 35 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
8 35 (1.59%) YAML
9 30 (1.37%) React
10 27 (1.23%) HTML
11 26 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 26 (1.18%) JSON
11 26 (1.18%) LAMP
12 24 (1.09%) Spring
13 20 (0.91%) RESTful
14 19 (0.86%) .NET Framework
15 18 (0.82%) Velocity
16 15 (0.68%) ASP.NET
17 13 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 150 (6.83%) Public Cloud
2 78 (3.55%) Cloud Native
3 60 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 41 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 32 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (0.91%) Tandem
9 20 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 19 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 19 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 19 (0.86%) User Experience
11 17 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 15 (0.68%) Private Cloud
12 15 (0.68%) Social Network
13 13 (0.59%) Clustering
13 13 (0.59%) Hedge funds
14 12 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 963 (43.83%) Linux
2 325 (14.79%) Windows
3 120 (5.46%) Unix
4 109 (4.96%) CentOS
4 109 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 43 (1.96%) Debian
6 43 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.23%) CoreOS
8 26 (1.18%) VMS
9 12 (0.55%) Android
9 12 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.27%) zOS
12 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.14%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.091%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,197 (100.00%) DevOps
2 732 (33.32%) Agile Software Development
3 537 (24.44%) Infrastructure as Code
4 450 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 439 (19.98%) Configuration Management
6 270 (12.29%) Microservices
7 268 (12.20%) Fintech
8 235 (10.70%) Software Engineering
9 220 (10.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 188 (8.56%) Scrum
11 183 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 172 (7.83%) Open Source
12 172 (7.83%) Test Automation
13 171 (7.78%) Deployment Automation
14 147 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
15 142 (6.46%) Migration
16 141 (6.42%) Infrastructure Automation
17 131 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 122 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
19 116 (5.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,089 (49.57%) Python
2 509 (23.17%) Bash Shell
3 441 (20.07%) PowerShell
4 403 (18.34%) Java
5 270 (12.29%) Ruby
6 240 (10.92%) SQL
7 229 (10.42%) Go
8 210 (9.56%) JavaScript
9 190 (8.65%) C#
10 98 (4.46%) Perl
11 95 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 87 (3.96%) PHP
13 76 (3.46%) C++
14 58 (2.64%) Groovy
15 32 (1.46%) C
16 29 (1.32%) Scala
17 25 (1.14%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.00%) Kotlin
19 15 (0.68%) PL/SQL
20 11 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (5.19%) Degree
2 94 (4.28%) AWS Certification
3 84 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 55 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.59%) CISSP
8 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (0.36%) CCSP
10 6 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.23%) CCNP
11 5 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.23%) RHCE
11 5 (0.23%) SANS
12 4 (0.18%) PhD
13 2 (0.091%) MCSA
13 2 (0.091%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.05%) QA
2 27 (1.23%) SLA
3 8 (0.36%) GDPR
3 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.18%) FINRA
4 4 (0.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,183 (53.85%) Docker
2 51 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.14%) vSphere
4 45 (2.05%) Active Directory
5 31 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (1.09%) VirtualBox
7 22 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.55%) Kamailio
9 11 (0.50%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.23%) iptables
11 5 (0.23%) oVirt
11 5 (0.23%) RHEV
12 3 (0.14%) LXC
13 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.091%) Ceph
13 2 (0.091%) HDFS
13 2 (0.091%) vCloud
13 2 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,148 (52.25%) Terraform
2 1,136 (51.71%) Kubernetes
3 951 (43.29%) Ansible
4 476 (21.67%) Puppet
5 366 (16.66%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (4.87%) Packer
7 105 (4.78%) Prometheus
8 103 (4.69%) Grafana
9 51 (2.32%) Nagios
10 45 (2.05%) Graphite
11 42 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
12 40 (1.82%) Salt
13 38 (1.73%) Consul
14 29 (1.32%) Mesos
15 27 (1.23%) Istio
16 26 (1.18%) Kibana
17 22 (1.00%) Marathon
18 21 (0.96%) Rancher
19 20 (0.91%) ZABBIX
20 18 (0.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 250 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 158 (7.19%) Google
3 92 (4.19%) VMware
4 87 (3.96%) Red Hat
5 74 (3.37%) Splunk
6 66 (3.00%) Oracle
7 32 (1.46%) New Relic
8 24 (1.09%) SaltStack
9 23 (1.05%) Atlassian
10 18 (0.82%) AppDynamics
10 18 (0.82%) Dynatrace
11 17 (0.77%) Rackspace
12 15 (0.68%) IBM
13 10 (0.46%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.36%) Cisco
14 8 (0.36%) EMC
14 8 (0.36%) EnterpriseDB
14 8 (0.36%) Foundry
14 8 (0.36%) Hitachi
14 8 (0.36%) Incapsula