Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 174 234
Rank change year-on-year +46 +60 +120
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3,655 3,361 2,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.59% 2.06% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.14% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,220 2,870 2,179
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £63,747 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 135,276 156,885 161,473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 109,204 128,867 135,412
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 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
London +23 2,064 £70,000 +7.69% 417
South East +47 540 £57,500 +4.55% 103
North of England +49 514 £55,000 +4.76% 118
North West +66 306 £57,500 +2.22% 55
East of England +47 177 £55,000 -4.35% 38
Midlands +40 176 £55,000 +4.76% 68
South West +20 171 £53,750 +2.38% 67
Yorkshire -5 158 £55,000 +4.76% 46
West Midlands +82 129 £52,500 +5.00% 51
North East +54 74 £53,963 +19.92% 17
East Midlands -6 46 £65,000 +23.81% 17
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 3,655 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,269 (62.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2,213 (60.55%) Linux
4 1,846 (50.51%) Docker
5 1,827 (49.99%) Python
6 1,694 (46.35%) Ansible
7 1,438 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
8 1,413 (38.66%) Puppet
9 1,395 (38.17%) Kubernetes
10 1,364 (37.32%) Jenkins
11 1,284 (35.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,130 (30.92%) Terraform
13 1,050 (28.73%) Opscode Chef
14 1,004 (27.47%) Bash Shell
15 995 (27.22%) Configuration Management
16 883 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
17 800 (21.89%) Git (software)
18 681 (18.63%) Windows
18 681 (18.63%) Java
19 637 (17.43%) Ruby
20 627 (17.15%) Finance
21 558 (15.27%) Google Cloud Platform
22 553 (15.13%) PowerShell
23 441 (12.07%) AWS CloudFormation
24 432 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
25 424 (11.60%) SQL
26 409 (11.19%) Google
27 383 (10.48%) TeamCity
28 363 (9.93%) Software Engineering
29 362 (9.90%) Perl

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
1 227 (6.21%) Apache
2 176 (4.82%) Confluence
3 152 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
4 140 (3.83%) IIS
5 126 (3.45%) nginx
6 110 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 77 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 58 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 50 (1.37%) JBoss
10 36 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 29 (0.79%) Apache Solr
12 24 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.44%) SharePoint
15 15 (0.41%) Ethereum
16 12 (0.33%) Alfresco
17 11 (0.30%) MS Exchange
18 9 (0.25%) CloudStack
18 9 (0.25%) Drupal
18 9 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.16%) HipChat
5 3 (0.082%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 22 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (0.49%) Magento
3 9 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.082%) Quorum
7 2 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.027%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.027%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.027%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,269 (62.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1,284 (35.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 558 (15.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 441 (12.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 269 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
6 225 (6.16%) SaaS
7 202 (5.53%) Amazon S3
8 190 (5.20%) GitHub
9 161 (4.40%) PaaS
10 157 (4.30%) IaaS
11 141 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
12 136 (3.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 135 (3.69%) Serverless
14 102 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
15 94 (2.57%) Amazon SQS
16 91 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 88 (2.41%) OpenShift
18 77 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
19 74 (2.02%) Route 53
20 67 (1.83%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 246 (6.73%) Firewall
2 155 (4.24%) DNS
3 139 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 86 (2.35%) Internet
5 65 (1.78%) VPN
6 53 (1.45%) SSL
7 41 (1.12%) Network Security
8 35 (0.96%) VLAN
9 27 (0.74%) HTTP
10 22 (0.60%) SAN
11 19 (0.52%) DHCP
12 12 (0.33%) OpenVPN
13 11 (0.30%) BIG-IP
13 11 (0.30%) Broadband
13 11 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
14 10 (0.27%) DSL
14 10 (0.27%) LAN
14 10 (0.27%) VoIP
15 9 (0.25%) SSH
15 9 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (6.54%) MySQL
2 229 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 192 (5.25%) Amazon RDS
4 188 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 162 (4.43%) Big Data
5 162 (4.43%) SQL Server
6 160 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 75 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 75 (2.05%) Blockchain
8 74 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 61 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 57 (1.56%) Redis
11 52 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 39 (1.07%) MariaDB
13 25 (0.68%) Neo4j
14 23 (0.63%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.55%) DB2
16 19 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
18 16 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,364 (37.32%) Jenkins
2 800 (21.89%) Git (software)
3 383 (10.48%) TeamCity
4 326 (8.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 297 (8.13%) JIRA
6 277 (7.58%) Maven
7 260 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 171 (4.68%) Subversion
9 158 (4.32%) Visual Studio Team System
10 146 (3.99%) Vagrant
11 144 (3.94%) Gradle
12 131 (3.58%) GitLab
13 115 (3.15%) Bitbucket
14 113 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 97 (2.65%) Ant
16 88 (2.41%) CircleCI
17 87 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
18 82 (2.24%) Visual Studio
19 65 (1.78%) Travis CI
20 60 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 627 (17.15%) Finance
2 169 (4.62%) Banking
3 115 (3.15%) Games
3 115 (3.15%) Retail
4 79 (2.16%) Law
5 74 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 50 (1.37%) Marketing
7 40 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.01%) Advertising
9 33 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 27 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.57%) Electronics
12 18 (0.49%) Front Office
13 17 (0.47%) Automotive
14 13 (0.36%) Publishing
15 12 (0.33%) Back Office
15 12 (0.33%) Legal
16 7 (0.19%) Czech Language
17 6 (0.16%) Military
18 5 (0.14%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (9.52%) Web Services
2 310 (8.48%) .NET
3 277 (7.58%) Node.js
4 210 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
5 129 (3.53%) Kafka
6 73 (2.00%) LAMP
7 66 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
8 58 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 58 (1.59%) Spring
9 54 (1.48%) REST
10 53 (1.45%) React
11 43 (1.18%) LDAP
12 41 (1.12%) Java EE
13 40 (1.09%) RESTful
14 39 (1.07%) HTML
15 36 (0.98%) Middleware
16 34 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
17 33 (0.90%) .NET Framework
17 33 (0.90%) J2EE
18 29 (0.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 258 (7.06%) Fintech
2 224 (6.13%) Public Cloud
3 156 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 111 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 98 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
7 81 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 79 (2.16%) Private Cloud
9 61 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 52 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
11 47 (1.29%) Internet of Things
12 43 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 42 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
14 36 (0.98%) Cloud Native
14 36 (0.98%) User Experience
15 29 (0.79%) Clustering
16 27 (0.74%) Wiki
17 24 (0.66%) Cybercrime
18 21 (0.57%) Blog
19 20 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2,213 (60.55%) Linux
2 681 (18.63%) Windows
3 331 (9.06%) Unix
4 284 (7.77%) CentOS
5 268 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 185 (5.06%) Ubuntu
6 185 (5.06%) Windows Server
7 103 (2.82%) Debian
8 32 (0.88%) Android
9 30 (0.82%) VMS
10 29 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 29 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (0.77%) Fedora
12 17 (0.47%) DC/OS
13 15 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
13 15 (0.41%) CoreOS
13 15 (0.41%) SUSE
14 11 (0.30%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,655 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,438 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 995 (27.22%) Configuration Management
4 883 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
5 432 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 363 (9.93%) Software Engineering
7 360 (9.85%) Open Source
8 358 (9.79%) Microservices
9 326 (8.92%) Test Automation
10 303 (8.29%) Deployment Automation
11 267 (7.31%) Scrum
12 241 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 205 (5.61%) Mentoring
14 199 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
15 189 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
16 186 (5.09%) High Availability
17 169 (4.62%) Continuous Deployment
18 164 (4.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 154 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
20 153 (4.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1,827 (49.99%) Python
2 1,004 (27.47%) Bash Shell
3 681 (18.63%) Java
4 637 (17.43%) Ruby
5 553 (15.13%) PowerShell
6 424 (11.60%) SQL
7 362 (9.90%) Perl
8 285 (7.80%) Go
9 253 (6.92%) C#
10 235 (6.43%) JavaScript
11 217 (5.94%) PHP
12 176 (4.82%) C++
13 128 (3.50%) Shell Script
14 61 (1.67%) C
15 59 (1.61%) Groovy
16 56 (1.53%) Scala
17 21 (0.57%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.49%) Korn
19 13 (0.36%) T-SQL
20 11 (0.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 206 (5.64%) Degree
2 99 (2.71%) AWS Certification
2 99 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 70 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (1.48%) RHCE
6 46 (1.26%) RHCSA
7 42 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.25%) ISEB
11 7 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.16%) PhD
13 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.14%) MCSE
14 4 (0.11%) MCSA
15 3 (0.082%) CCENT
15 3 (0.082%) CCNA
15 3 (0.082%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.055%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (3.39%) QA
2 18 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.41%) GDPR
4 12 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.22%) SLA
6 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.14%) PMO
8 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,846 (50.51%) Docker
2 213 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 126 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
5 105 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 53 (1.45%) VirtualBox
7 50 (1.37%) vSphere
8 33 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.82%) oVirt
10 29 (0.79%) RHEV
11 20 (0.55%) KVM
11 20 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.47%) Varnish
13 16 (0.44%) iptables
14 14 (0.38%) NFS
15 12 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 11 (0.30%) pfSense
16 11 (0.30%) Xen
17 10 (0.27%) LXC
18 9 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1,694 (46.35%) Ansible
2 1,413 (38.66%) Puppet
3 1,395 (38.17%) Kubernetes
4 1,130 (30.92%) Terraform
5 1,050 (28.73%) Opscode Chef
6 219 (5.99%) Salt
7 189 (5.17%) Prometheus
8 170 (4.65%) Packer
9 154 (4.21%) Docker Swarm
10 135 (3.69%) Grafana
11 101 (2.76%) Nagios
12 98 (2.68%) ZABBIX
13 80 (2.19%) Graphite
14 64 (1.75%) Consul
15 59 (1.61%) Mesos
16 57 (1.56%) Kibana
17 48 (1.31%) HAProxy
18 47 (1.29%) Rancher
19 33 (0.90%) CFEngine
20 28 (0.77%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 409 (11.19%) Google
2 334 (9.14%) Red Hat
3 282 (7.72%) Microsoft
4 268 (7.33%) VMware
5 138 (3.78%) Oracle
6 127 (3.47%) Atlassian
7 115 (3.15%) New Relic
8 103 (2.82%) Splunk
9 58 (1.59%) SaltStack
10 47 (1.29%) Trend Micro
11 45 (1.23%) Rackspace
12 32 (0.88%) SAP
13 29 (0.79%) Citrix
14 27 (0.74%) Dynatrace
15 26 (0.71%) AppDynamics
16 23 (0.63%) Cisco
17 22 (0.60%) F5
18 20 (0.55%) IBM
19 19 (0.52%) PagerDuty
20 17 (0.47%) Facebook