Period
to

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 80 115
Rank change year-on-year -22 +35 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 4,453 3,061 2,511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.30% 3.85% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 4.16% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,476 2,608 2,085
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £66,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -2.26% +2.31%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,125 £93,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -

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 125,031 73,561 84,555
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.73% 92.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 72,888 57,365 69,313
10th Percentile £32,068 £32,000 £30,005
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £79,600 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -25 2,570 £80,000 +6.67% 273
North of England -41 596 £62,500 +8.70% 84
South East -23 493 £72,500 +16.00% 56
North West -26 305 £65,000 +18.18% 42
Midlands -19 284 £67,500 +12.50% 35
Yorkshire -46 248 £62,500 +4.17% 27
South West -19 242 £70,000 +33.33% 21
West Midlands -15 188 £67,500 +8.00% 23
East of England -23 155 £70,000 +7.69% 37
East Midlands -23 94 £60,000 +20.00% 12
North East -22 43 £62,500 +38.89% 15
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following 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 4,453 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,952 (66.29%) AWS
3 2,798 (62.83%) Terraform
4 2,644 (59.38%) CI/CD
5 2,626 (58.97%) Kubernetes
6 2,289 (51.40%) Docker
7 2,199 (49.38%) Azure
8 2,100 (47.16%) Python
9 1,836 (41.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 1,808 (40.60%) Ansible
11 1,751 (39.32%) Linux
12 1,662 (37.32%) Jenkins
13 1,590 (35.71%) Agile
14 1,116 (25.06%) GCP
15 990 (22.23%) Bash
16 928 (20.84%) Configuration Management
17 914 (20.53%) Finance
18 901 (20.23%) Git (software)
19 823 (18.48%) Puppet
20 820 (18.41%) Java
21 766 (17.20%) PowerShell
22 723 (16.24%) AWS CloudFormation
23 632 (14.19%) Windows
24 631 (14.17%) Go
25 615 (13.81%) Serverless
26 611 (13.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
26 611 (13.72%) Opscode Chef
27 597 (13.41%) Microservices
28 571 (12.82%) Social Skills
29 525 (11.79%) Problem-Solving

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
1 158 (3.55%) IIS
2 156 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
3 128 (2.87%) Tomcat
4 123 (2.76%) Confluence
5 99 (2.22%) JBoss
5 99 (2.22%) nginx
6 96 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 91 (2.04%) Apache
8 35 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 22 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
10 19 (0.43%) SharePoint
11 18 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (0.40%) CMS
12 13 (0.29%) ArcGIS
13 12 (0.27%) Apache Pulsar
13 12 (0.27%) Commerce Server
13 12 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.25%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.25%) Traefik
15 10 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 20 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.18%) Campfire
5 8 (0.18%) Maple
Business Applications
1 12 (0.27%) Summit
2 10 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.22%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.045%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.045%) Shopify
6 1 (0.022%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2,952 (66.29%) AWS
2 2,199 (49.38%) Azure
3 1,116 (25.06%) GCP
4 723 (16.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 615 (13.81%) Serverless
6 431 (9.68%) SaaS
7 399 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
7 399 (8.96%) GitHub
8 394 (8.85%) PaaS
9 377 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
10 267 (6.00%) Amazon ECS
11 260 (5.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 257 (5.77%) Amazon S3
13 248 (5.57%) OpenShift
14 225 (5.05%) IaaS
15 221 (4.96%) Amazon EKS
16 153 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
17 149 (3.35%) AWS CodePipeline
18 145 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
19 130 (2.92%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 265 (5.95%) Firewall
2 152 (3.41%) DNS
3 133 (2.99%) Internet
4 106 (2.38%) VPN
5 77 (1.73%) HTTP
6 67 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 59 (1.32%) Network Security
8 46 (1.03%) DHCP
9 45 (1.01%) SSL
10 33 (0.74%) IPv6
11 28 (0.63%) FTP
12 20 (0.45%) HTTPS
12 20 (0.45%) WAN
13 19 (0.43%) IPv4
14 18 (0.40%) Broadband
14 18 (0.40%) LAN
14 18 (0.40%) VoIP
15 17 (0.38%) VLAN
16 16 (0.36%) SSH
17 14 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (8.47%) MySQL
2 291 (6.53%) PostgreSQL
3 270 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
4 237 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 177 (3.97%) MongoDB
6 173 (3.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 146 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 140 (3.14%) SQL Server
9 114 (2.56%) Redis
10 103 (2.31%) Big Data
11 98 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 75 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 71 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 63 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 52 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
16 49 (1.10%) InfluxDB
17 35 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
17 35 (0.79%) Data Lake
18 30 (0.67%) MariaDB
19 28 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,662 (37.32%) Jenkins
2 901 (20.23%) Git (software)
3 408 (9.16%) GitLab
4 388 (8.71%) TeamCity
5 331 (7.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 226 (5.08%) JIRA
7 186 (4.18%) CircleCI
8 157 (3.53%) Subversion
9 143 (3.21%) Maven
10 137 (3.08%) Bitbucket
11 131 (2.94%) SonarQube
12 104 (2.34%) Gradle
13 98 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 95 (2.13%) Artifactory
15 76 (1.71%) Travis CI
16 72 (1.62%) Selenium
17 69 (1.55%) GoCD
18 59 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
19 55 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
20 53 (1.19%) Cucumber
General
1 914 (20.53%) Finance
2 571 (12.82%) Social Skills
3 360 (8.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 292 (6.56%) Banking
5 270 (6.06%) Public Sector
6 243 (5.46%) Retail
7 168 (3.77%) Games
8 143 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
8 143 (3.21%) Manufacturing
9 85 (1.91%) Law
10 78 (1.75%) Marketing
11 72 (1.62%) Telecoms
12 63 (1.41%) Tech for Good
13 55 (1.24%) Advertising
14 47 (1.06%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.99%) Electronics
15 44 (0.99%) Legal
16 38 (0.85%) Publishing
17 34 (0.76%) Automotive
18 30 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (7.66%) Node.js
2 320 (7.19%) Elastic Stack
3 262 (5.88%) Kafka
4 232 (5.21%) .NET
5 202 (4.54%) ARM Templates
6 152 (3.41%) React
7 135 (3.03%) REST
8 101 (2.27%) YAML
9 99 (2.22%) OAuth
10 98 (2.20%) Web Services
11 96 (2.16%) OAuth2
12 92 (2.07%) Spring
13 75 (1.68%) Velocity
14 70 (1.57%) Spring Boot
15 65 (1.46%) JSON
16 62 (1.39%) RESTful
17 61 (1.37%) GraphQL
17 61 (1.37%) LAMP
18 39 (0.88%) WebSockets
19 37 (0.83%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 280 (6.29%) Cloud Native
2 276 (6.20%) Public Cloud
3 232 (5.21%) Private Cloud
4 195 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
5 169 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 126 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
7 114 (2.56%) Life Science
8 99 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 70 (1.57%) User Experience
10 68 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 61 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 58 (1.30%) IoT
13 57 (1.28%) Social Network
14 52 (1.17%) Educational Technology
15 43 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 38 (0.85%) Cyberattack
16 38 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
17 37 (0.83%) Algorithms
17 37 (0.83%) FMCG
18 34 (0.76%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 1,751 (39.32%) Linux
2 632 (14.19%) Windows
3 335 (7.52%) Unix
4 218 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 137 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 117 (2.63%) CentOS
7 61 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 40 (0.90%) VMS
9 38 (0.85%) Mesosphere
10 28 (0.63%) Android
11 25 (0.56%) Debian
12 21 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 21 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
16 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.20%) Alpine Linux
18 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
19 5 (0.11%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,453 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,644 (59.38%) CI/CD
3 1,836 (41.23%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1,590 (35.71%) Agile
5 928 (20.84%) Configuration Management
6 611 (13.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 597 (13.41%) Microservices
8 525 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
9 513 (11.52%) Software Engineering
10 505 (11.34%) Test Automation
11 497 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
12 426 (9.57%) SDLC
13 410 (9.21%) Platform Engineering
14 407 (9.14%) Scrum
15 380 (8.53%) Open Source
16 369 (8.29%) Fintech
17 352 (7.90%) Mentoring
18 300 (6.74%) Coaching
19 263 (5.91%) Analytics
20 262 (5.88%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,100 (47.16%) Python
2 990 (22.23%) Bash
3 820 (18.41%) Java
4 766 (17.20%) PowerShell
5 631 (14.17%) Go
6 493 (11.07%) SQL
7 348 (7.81%) Ruby
8 304 (6.83%) JavaScript
9 291 (6.53%) C#
10 220 (4.94%) Groovy
11 176 (3.95%) Perl
12 167 (3.75%) Shell Script
13 155 (3.48%) PHP
14 112 (2.52%) TypeScript
15 104 (2.34%) C++
16 61 (1.37%) Scala
17 50 (1.12%) Kotlin
18 37 (0.83%) C
19 36 (0.81%) Rust
20 33 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 462 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 293 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 230 (5.17%) Degree
4 121 (2.72%) AWS Certification
5 81 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 22 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.18%) CEH
11 8 (0.18%) CISSP
12 7 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.13%) CCA
13 6 (0.13%) RHCE
14 5 (0.11%) CCNA
14 5 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.11%) CISM
14 5 (0.11%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (0.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (3.44%) QA
2 38 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (0.61%) GDPR
4 22 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.36%) Accessibility
6 14 (0.31%) HIPAA
6 14 (0.31%) SOC 2
7 12 (0.27%) SLA
8 11 (0.25%) GRC
9 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.20%) PMO
11 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.090%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.045%) GxP
14 1 (0.022%) NCSC
14 1 (0.022%) NIST
System Software
1 2,289 (51.40%) Docker
2 131 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 130 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 44 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 26 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (0.49%) LXC
8 19 (0.43%) vSphere
9 15 (0.34%) KVM
10 13 (0.29%) zsh
11 10 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.20%) Ceph
13 5 (0.11%) Varnish
14 2 (0.045%) Firmware
14 2 (0.045%) NFS
14 2 (0.045%) Samba
14 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.022%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.022%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2,798 (62.83%) Terraform
2 2,626 (58.97%) Kubernetes
3 1,808 (40.60%) Ansible
4 823 (18.48%) Puppet
5 611 (13.72%) Opscode Chef
6 387 (8.69%) Prometheus
7 324 (7.28%) Grafana
8 153 (3.44%) Istio
9 104 (2.34%) Packer
10 89 (2.00%) Consul
11 86 (1.93%) Kibana
12 68 (1.53%) Rancher
13 44 (0.99%) Fortio
13 44 (0.99%) Kiali
14 43 (0.97%) Graphite
15 40 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
15 40 (0.90%) Graylog
16 38 (0.85%) Automic
16 38 (0.85%) ZABBIX
17 37 (0.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 367 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 302 (6.78%) Google
3 260 (5.84%) Splunk
4 157 (3.53%) Oracle
5 156 (3.50%) VMware
6 146 (3.28%) New Relic
7 132 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 112 (2.52%) SaltStack
9 48 (1.08%) Dynatrace
10 42 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 42 (0.94%) Facebook
10 42 (0.94%) ServiceNow
11 41 (0.92%) SAP
12 36 (0.81%) Perforce
13 35 (0.79%) IBM
14 33 (0.74%) AppDynamics
15 28 (0.63%) Checkmarx
16 27 (0.61%) F5
17 26 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
18 21 (0.47%) Apple