Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 248 371
Rank change year-on-year +76 +123 +164
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3390 2498 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.01% 1.39% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.45% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2879 2232 1546
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +46 1991 £65,000 - 171
South East +104 517 £55,000 +10.00% 22
North of England +73 426 £50,000 +17.65% 47
Yorkshire +63 217 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West +41 183 £52,500 +23.53% 25
East of England +62 162 £55,000 +10.00% 24
South West +36 158 £52,500 +16.67% 16
Midlands +15 130 £52,500 - 20
West Midlands +34 80 £50,000 -9.09% 7
East Midlands +5 50 £52,500 +10.53% 13
North East +22 26 £45,000 +5.88% 5
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 3390 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2429 (71.65%) Linux
3 1875 (55.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1758 (51.86%) Python
5 1756 (51.80%) Puppet
6 1600 (47.20%) Ansible
7 1424 (42.01%) Docker
8 1400 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1306 (38.53%) Jenkins
10 1172 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
11 1097 (32.36%) Configuration Management
12 995 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
13 933 (27.52%) Bash Shell
14 881 (25.99%) Java
15 873 (25.75%) Ruby
16 800 (23.60%) Windows
17 712 (21.00%) Kubernetes
18 709 (20.91%) Terraform
19 707 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 692 (20.41%) Git (software)
21 670 (19.76%) Finance
22 590 (17.40%) PowerShell
23 546 (16.11%) Perl
24 527 (15.55%) Unix
25 506 (14.93%) SQL
26 463 (13.66%) MySQL
27 454 (13.39%) Red Hat
28 391 (11.53%) TeamCity
29 390 (11.50%) CentOS
30 385 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 346 (10.21%) Apache
2 263 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
3 255 (7.52%) nginx
4 254 (7.49%) OpenStack
5 233 (6.87%) Tomcat
6 206 (6.08%) IIS
7 172 (5.07%) Confluence
8 77 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 68 (2.01%) Apache Spark
10 63 (1.86%) CloudStack
11 60 (1.77%) WebSphere
12 32 (0.94%) JBoss
13 29 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 25 (0.74%) CMS
15 19 (0.56%) SharePoint
16 16 (0.47%) Drupal
17 15 (0.44%) NServiceBus
18 14 (0.41%) Apache Solr
19 13 (0.38%) Jetty
20 12 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.088%) HipChat
3 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.029%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 10 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.12%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.12%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.059%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.029%) Summit
6 1 (0.029%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1875 (55.31%) Amazon AWS
2 707 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 298 (8.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 238 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
5 219 (6.46%) SaaS
6 209 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 172 (5.07%) IaaS
8 163 (4.81%) PaaS
9 122 (3.60%) Amazon S3
10 105 (3.10%) GitHub
11 92 (2.71%) Serverless
12 83 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 72 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
14 70 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
15 67 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 53 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
17 48 (1.42%) Route 53
18 44 (1.30%) npm
19 41 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
20 37 (1.09%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 294 (8.67%) Firewall
2 176 (5.19%) DNS
3 118 (3.48%) Internet
4 109 (3.22%) VPN
5 104 (3.07%) TCP/IP
6 70 (2.06%) HTTP
7 67 (1.98%) SSL
8 36 (1.06%) DHCP
9 35 (1.03%) LDAP
9 35 (1.03%) SMTP
10 33 (0.97%) WAN
11 30 (0.88%) Network Security
12 28 (0.83%) SAN
13 26 (0.77%) Wireless
14 25 (0.74%) NetScaler
15 24 (0.71%) SNMP
15 24 (0.71%) VLAN
16 22 (0.65%) BGP
17 19 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (0.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (13.66%) MySQL
2 271 (7.99%) SQL Server
3 244 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 225 (6.64%) NoSQL
5 175 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 156 (4.60%) Big Data
7 146 (4.31%) Redis
8 144 (4.25%) Amazon RDS
9 94 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (2.74%) Hadoop
11 75 (2.21%) Relational Database
12 42 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 37 (1.09%) MariaDB
14 30 (0.88%) Blockchain
15 29 (0.86%) InfluxDB
16 26 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 24 (0.71%) Neo4j
18 22 (0.65%) Couchbase
18 22 (0.65%) Event Store
19 21 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1306 (38.53%) Jenkins
2 692 (20.41%) Git (software)
3 391 (11.53%) TeamCity
4 327 (9.65%) JIRA
5 263 (7.76%) Maven
6 244 (7.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 240 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 178 (5.25%) Subversion
9 124 (3.66%) Vagrant
10 120 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 113 (3.33%) Visual Studio
12 99 (2.92%) Bitbucket
13 89 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 79 (2.33%) GitLab
15 73 (2.15%) Hudson
16 72 (2.12%) Ant
17 60 (1.77%) gulp
18 58 (1.71%) Gradle
19 53 (1.56%) Travis CI
20 49 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 670 (19.76%) Finance
2 265 (7.82%) Banking
3 182 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 132 (3.89%) Games
4 132 (3.89%) Marketing
5 107 (3.16%) Retail
6 106 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 97 (2.86%) Retail Banking
8 94 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 91 (2.68%) Electronics
10 48 (1.42%) Front Office
11 35 (1.03%) Automotive
12 28 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.83%) Legal
13 20 (0.59%) Advertising
14 19 (0.56%) Publishing
15 18 (0.53%) Law
16 16 (0.47%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (9.82%) Web Services
2 324 (9.56%) .NET
3 217 (6.40%) Node.js
4 188 (5.55%) Elastic Stack
5 137 (4.04%) LAMP
6 92 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
7 87 (2.57%) Kafka
7 87 (2.57%) LEMP Stack
8 77 (2.27%) HTML
9 59 (1.74%) JSON
10 57 (1.68%) Spring
11 50 (1.47%) RESTful
12 49 (1.45%) ASP.NET
13 47 (1.39%) CSS
14 44 (1.30%) XML
15 43 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
16 42 (1.24%) Sensu
17 41 (1.21%) AngularJS
18 37 (1.09%) REST
19 36 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 164 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 161 (4.75%) Fintech
3 138 (4.07%) Computer Science
4 105 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
5 99 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 92 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (2.18%) Private Cloud
8 56 (1.65%) Clustering
8 56 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 54 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 43 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 35 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 35 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 29 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
13 27 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (0.71%) Hedge funds
15 23 (0.68%) Robotics
16 22 (0.65%) Replication
17 18 (0.53%) Mobile App
18 14 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2429 (71.65%) Linux
2 800 (23.60%) Windows
3 527 (15.55%) Unix
4 390 (11.50%) CentOS
5 334 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 259 (7.64%) Ubuntu
6 259 (7.64%) Windows Server
7 102 (3.01%) Debian
8 47 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (1.33%) CoreOS
10 35 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (0.80%) Solaris
12 21 (0.62%) Android
13 20 (0.59%) Fedora
14 12 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.32%) AIX
16 10 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
17 8 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3390 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1172 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1097 (32.36%) Configuration Management
4 995 (29.35%) Continuous Integration
5 385 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 375 (11.06%) Open Source
7 342 (10.09%) Software Engineering
8 312 (9.20%) Scrum
9 293 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 272 (8.02%) Microservices
11 245 (7.23%) Continuous Deployment
12 219 (6.46%) E-Commerce
13 198 (5.84%) SDLC
14 189 (5.58%) High Availability
15 188 (5.55%) Migration
16 187 (5.52%) Release Management
17 155 (4.57%) TDD
18 140 (4.13%) Analytics
19 131 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
20 128 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1758 (51.86%) Python
2 933 (27.52%) Bash Shell
3 881 (25.99%) Java
4 873 (25.75%) Ruby
5 590 (17.40%) PowerShell
6 546 (16.11%) Perl
7 506 (14.93%) SQL
8 305 (9.00%) PHP
9 301 (8.88%) JavaScript
10 257 (7.58%) Go
10 257 (7.58%) Shell Script
11 250 (7.37%) C#
12 87 (2.57%) C++
13 78 (2.30%) Groovy
14 65 (1.92%) VBScript
15 58 (1.71%) VB
16 43 (1.27%) C
17 38 (1.12%) Scala
18 19 (0.56%) Korn
19 18 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 182 (5.37%) Degree
2 82 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.77%) AWS Certification
5 41 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.35%) RHCE
7 9 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.12%) MCSA
10 3 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.088%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.088%) MCSD
11 2 (0.059%) CCNP
11 2 (0.059%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.059%) MCITP
11 2 (0.059%) PhD
11 2 (0.059%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.059%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.029%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (4.48%) QA
2 62 (1.83%) GCP
3 15 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.24%) SLA
6 5 (0.15%) SSAE 16
7 3 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.059%) DICOM
8 2 (0.059%) HL7
8 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.029%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1424 (42.01%) Docker
2 182 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 101 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
5 92 (2.71%) Xen
6 85 (2.51%) vSphere
7 54 (1.59%) XenServer
8 51 (1.50%) LXC
9 47 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (1.33%) KVM
11 41 (1.21%) Hyper-V
12 32 (0.94%) NFS
13 31 (0.91%) Varnish
14 18 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 18 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.41%) Ceph
15 14 (0.41%) Firmware
15 14 (0.41%) Postfix
16 13 (0.38%) iptables
17 9 (0.27%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1756 (51.80%) Puppet
2 1600 (47.20%) Ansible
3 1400 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
4 712 (21.00%) Kubernetes
5 709 (20.91%) Terraform
6 239 (7.05%) Nagios
7 170 (5.01%) Packer
8 124 (3.66%) Salt
9 103 (3.04%) Kibana
10 102 (3.01%) Grafana
11 89 (2.63%) logstash
12 84 (2.48%) Cobbler
13 79 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
14 70 (2.06%) Tivoli
15 68 (2.01%) ZABBIX
16 66 (1.95%) HAProxy
17 57 (1.68%) Prometheus
18 48 (1.42%) Icinga
19 45 (1.33%) Mesos
20 44 (1.30%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 454 (13.39%) Red Hat
2 342 (10.09%) VMware
3 337 (9.94%) Microsoft
4 219 (6.46%) Google
5 199 (5.87%) Oracle
6 126 (3.72%) Splunk
7 112 (3.30%) SaltStack
8 92 (2.71%) Atlassian
9 90 (2.65%) SAP
10 86 (2.54%) New Relic
11 71 (2.09%) Cisco
12 63 (1.86%) EnterpriseDB
13 43 (1.27%) AppDynamics
14 39 (1.15%) Rackspace
15 35 (1.03%) ServiceNow
16 28 (0.83%) IBM
17 22 (0.65%) HP
18 18 (0.53%) F5
19 14 (0.41%) Sybase
20 13 (0.38%) Apple