Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 140 181
Rank change year-on-year +9 +41 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3,284 3,788 3,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.61% 2.50% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.60% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,665 3,306 2,865
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 120,178 145,613 162,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.97% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97,033 118,306 131,035
England median annual salary £52,419 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +16 1,888 £75,000 +7.14% 328
South East +1 510 £63,500 +15.45% 111
North of England -36 396 £55,000 +4.76% 98
North West -24 224 £57,500 +4.55% 56
South West +9 176 £55,000 +10.00% 36
East of England +38 156 £54,000 -1.82% 77
Midlands +19 146 £56,000 +1.82% 49
Yorkshire -16 145 £55,000 - 39
West Midlands +12 97 £56,000 +6.67% 34
East Midlands +21 49 £57,500 -9.80% 15
North East -28 28 £54,500 +9.00% 3
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 3,284 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,960 (59.68%) AWS
3 1,827 (55.63%) Docker
4 1,748 (53.23%) Linux
5 1,725 (52.53%) Python
6 1,609 (49.00%) Kubernetes
7 1,562 (47.56%) Ansible
8 1,459 (44.43%) Terraform
9 1,271 (38.70%) Azure
10 1,212 (36.91%) Jenkins
11 1,206 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
12 1,163 (35.41%) Puppet
13 903 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
14 839 (25.55%) Bash Shell
15 793 (24.15%) Java
16 700 (21.32%) Infrastructure as Code
17 698 (21.25%) Configuration Management
18 678 (20.65%) GCP
19 664 (20.22%) Git (software)
20 653 (19.88%) PowerShell
21 645 (19.64%) Windows
22 628 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
23 611 (18.61%) Finance
24 473 (14.40%) Ruby
25 463 (14.10%) Microservices
26 402 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
27 398 (12.12%) Go
28 392 (11.94%) Test Automation
29 351 (10.69%) Open Source
30 336 (10.23%) Google

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
1 166 (5.05%) IIS
2 159 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
3 158 (4.81%) Confluence
4 136 (4.14%) nginx
5 103 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 96 (2.92%) OpenStack
7 90 (2.74%) Apache
8 40 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 36 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 34 (1.04%) Apache Spark
11 30 (0.91%) JBoss
12 15 (0.46%) CMS
12 15 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.40%) Drupal
13 13 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.33%) CloudStack
14 11 (0.33%) MQSeries
14 11 (0.33%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.30%) WordPress
16 9 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.091%) Gliffy
2 3 (0.091%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.27%) Magento
3 5 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.091%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.061%) Summit
7 1 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.030%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.030%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1,960 (59.68%) AWS
2 1,271 (38.70%) Azure
3 678 (20.65%) GCP
4 402 (12.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 254 (7.73%) Serverless
6 215 (6.55%) IaaS
6 215 (6.55%) PaaS
7 194 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
8 193 (5.88%) SaaS
9 186 (5.66%) GitHub
10 181 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
11 172 (5.24%) Amazon S3
12 125 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 122 (3.71%) Amazon ECS
14 95 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 76 (2.31%) OpenShift
16 70 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
17 68 (2.07%) Datadog
18 65 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
19 54 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 264 (8.04%) Firewall
2 171 (5.21%) DNS
3 148 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 129 (3.93%) VPN
5 58 (1.77%) Internet
6 52 (1.58%) SSL
7 44 (1.34%) Network Security
8 43 (1.31%) DHCP
9 34 (1.04%) HTTP
10 15 (0.46%) VLAN
11 13 (0.40%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.40%) Wireshark
12 12 (0.37%) Wireless
13 10 (0.30%) BGP
13 10 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.30%) DMZ
13 10 (0.30%) DSL
13 10 (0.30%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.30%) IPsec
14 9 (0.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (6.09%) MySQL
2 186 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 182 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
4 142 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
5 127 (3.87%) Big Data
6 103 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 99 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 84 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 73 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 61 (1.86%) Blockchain
11 58 (1.77%) Redis
12 48 (1.46%) Relational Database
13 43 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (1.00%) Power BI
15 28 (0.85%) Data Lake
16 27 (0.82%) MariaDB
17 23 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
18 16 (0.49%) Apache Hive
19 14 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
19 14 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,212 (36.91%) Jenkins
2 664 (20.22%) Git (software)
3 283 (8.62%) JIRA
4 269 (8.19%) TeamCity
5 221 (6.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 199 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 194 (5.91%) GitLab
8 176 (5.36%) Maven
9 139 (4.23%) Bitbucket
10 97 (2.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 96 (2.92%) CircleCI
12 82 (2.50%) Selenium
13 81 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 80 (2.44%) SonarQube
15 76 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
16 71 (2.16%) Vagrant
17 70 (2.13%) Artifactory
18 67 (2.04%) Ant
19 65 (1.98%) Subversion
20 56 (1.71%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 611 (18.61%) Finance
2 216 (6.58%) Banking
3 138 (4.20%) Public Sector
4 105 (3.20%) Retail
5 80 (2.44%) Games
6 72 (2.19%) Marketing
7 66 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.43%) Electronics
9 43 (1.31%) Law
10 37 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.76%) Advertising
11 25 (0.76%) Back Office
12 22 (0.67%) Billing
12 22 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.55%) Legal
15 15 (0.46%) Front Office
16 12 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.33%) Automotive
18 5 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (8.56%) Elastic Stack
2 271 (8.25%) .NET
3 242 (7.37%) Node.js
4 231 (7.03%) Web Services
5 112 (3.41%) Kafka
6 87 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
7 57 (1.74%) React
8 53 (1.61%) JSON
9 48 (1.46%) LAMP
10 44 (1.34%) REST
11 36 (1.10%) YAML
12 30 (0.91%) .NET Core
13 29 (0.88%) AngularJS
13 29 (0.88%) Middleware
13 29 (0.88%) Sensu
14 26 (0.79%) .NET Framework
15 25 (0.76%) ASP.NET
16 24 (0.73%) LEMP Stack
17 23 (0.70%) Spring
18 22 (0.67%) AWS Amplify
Miscellaneous
1 244 (7.43%) Public Cloud
2 128 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 108 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 105 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 84 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 56 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 44 (1.34%) User Experience
9 42 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
10 40 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 35 (1.07%) Clustering
12 33 (1.00%) Replication
13 32 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 28 (0.85%) Virtual Team
15 25 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
16 24 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
17 23 (0.70%) Hedge funds
18 20 (0.61%) Algorithms
19 19 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,748 (53.23%) Linux
2 645 (19.64%) Windows
3 259 (7.89%) Unix
4 178 (5.42%) CentOS
5 169 (5.15%) Windows Server
6 153 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 72 (2.19%) Ubuntu
8 43 (1.31%) Debian
9 31 (0.94%) VMS
10 30 (0.91%) Android
11 28 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 20 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.55%) zOS
14 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.40%) Mesosphere
16 8 (0.24%) AIX
17 7 (0.21%) CoreOS
18 6 (0.18%) CatOS
18 6 (0.18%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,284 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,206 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
3 700 (21.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 698 (21.25%) Configuration Management
5 628 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 463 (14.10%) Microservices
7 392 (11.94%) Test Automation
8 351 (10.69%) Open Source
9 324 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 312 (9.50%) Scrum
11 279 (8.50%) Fintech
12 266 (8.10%) Software Engineering
13 251 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
14 225 (6.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 220 (6.70%) Deployment Automation
16 219 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 217 (6.61%) Migration
18 186 (5.66%) Load Balancing
19 184 (5.60%) SDLC
20 166 (5.05%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,725 (52.53%) Python
2 839 (25.55%) Bash Shell
3 793 (24.15%) Java
4 653 (19.88%) PowerShell
5 473 (14.40%) Ruby
6 398 (12.12%) Go
7 327 (9.96%) SQL
8 273 (8.31%) C#
9 253 (7.70%) JavaScript
10 206 (6.27%) Perl
11 152 (4.63%) Shell Script
12 134 (4.08%) C++
13 109 (3.32%) PHP
14 69 (2.10%) C
15 62 (1.89%) Groovy
16 40 (1.22%) Scala
17 33 (1.00%) T-SQL
18 30 (0.91%) Lua
19 26 (0.79%) Kotlin
20 19 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 214 (6.52%) Degree
2 109 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 101 (3.08%) AWS Certification
4 91 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 27 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.27%) CCNP
8 9 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (0.27%) RHCE
9 8 (0.24%) CCNA
10 6 (0.18%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.15%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.12%) ISEB
12 4 (0.12%) PhD
12 4 (0.12%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.091%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (2.95%) QA
2 15 (0.46%) GDPR
2 15 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.37%) SLA
4 11 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.061%) NIST
6 2 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,827 (55.63%) Docker
2 115 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 77 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 33 (1.00%) vSphere
7 18 (0.55%) oVirt
7 18 (0.55%) RHEV
8 11 (0.33%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.33%) Xen
9 10 (0.30%) HDFS
9 10 (0.30%) LXC
10 9 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 8 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.21%) OpenSSH
13 6 (0.18%) iptables
13 6 (0.18%) NFS
13 6 (0.18%) Varnish
14 5 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,609 (49.00%) Kubernetes
2 1,562 (47.56%) Ansible
3 1,459 (44.43%) Terraform
4 1,163 (35.41%) Puppet
5 903 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
6 212 (6.46%) Prometheus
7 207 (6.30%) Packer
8 189 (5.76%) Grafana
9 161 (4.90%) Salt
10 121 (3.68%) Docker Swarm
11 117 (3.56%) Nagios
12 101 (3.08%) Consul
13 95 (2.89%) Rancher
14 88 (2.68%) ZABBIX
15 85 (2.59%) Kibana
16 81 (2.47%) Graphite
17 42 (1.28%) Istio
18 40 (1.22%) logstash
19 35 (1.07%) HAProxy
19 35 (1.07%) Opsview
Vendors
1 336 (10.23%) Google
2 304 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 165 (5.02%) VMware
4 160 (4.87%) Red Hat
5 122 (3.71%) Splunk
6 100 (3.05%) Oracle
7 79 (2.41%) AppDynamics
8 72 (2.19%) Atlassian
9 69 (2.10%) New Relic
10 52 (1.58%) Citrix
11 45 (1.37%) SaltStack
12 44 (1.34%) CyberArk
13 32 (0.97%) Rackspace
14 30 (0.91%) Dynatrace
15 29 (0.88%) SAP
16 26 (0.79%) ServiceNow
16 26 (0.79%) WorldPay
17 25 (0.76%) PagerDuty
18 23 (0.70%) Teradata
19 22 (0.67%) Cisco