Period
to 27 May 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 155 209
Rank change year-on-year +22 +54 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3,540 3,645 2,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.66% 2.26% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.34% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,993 3,127 2,302
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,700 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £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 127,952 155,455 155,180
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.39% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 102,524 127,145 129,357
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +30 2,045 £72,500 +3.57% 439
South East +46 512 £62,500 +13.64% 104
North of England -29 453 £57,500 +0.88% 137
North West -16 251 £60,000 +4.35% 77
East of England +85 205 £57,500 -4.17% 65
Midlands -5 162 £57,500 +4.55% 58
South West -19 151 £53,500 +7.00% 47
Yorkshire -55 151 £55,000 -3.51% 52
West Midlands +59 119 £57,500 -4.17% 41
North East +20 50 £50,000 +11.11% 8
East Midlands -43 42 £57,500 +9.52% 17
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3,540 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,362 (66.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2,046 (57.80%) Linux
4 1,898 (53.62%) Python
5 1,889 (53.36%) Docker
6 1,663 (46.98%) Ansible
7 1,551 (43.81%) Kubernetes
8 1,311 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1,297 (36.64%) Terraform
10 1,295 (36.58%) Jenkins
11 1,274 (35.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,269 (35.85%) Puppet
13 934 (26.38%) Bash Shell
14 900 (25.42%) Configuration Management
15 855 (24.15%) Opscode Chef
16 823 (23.25%) Git (software)
17 813 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
18 717 (20.25%) Java
19 675 (19.07%) Windows
20 650 (18.36%) Google Cloud Platform
21 637 (17.99%) Finance
22 574 (16.21%) PowerShell
23 569 (16.07%) Infrastructure as Code
24 561 (15.85%) Ruby
25 420 (11.86%) Microservices
26 402 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
27 388 (10.96%) Software Engineering
28 382 (10.79%) Google
29 374 (10.56%) AWS CloudFormation
30 364 (10.28%) Test Automation

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
1 167 (4.72%) Apache
2 134 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
3 126 (3.56%) IIS
4 123 (3.47%) Confluence
5 112 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 103 (2.91%) nginx
7 90 (2.54%) Apache Spark
7 90 (2.54%) OpenStack
8 62 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 53 (1.50%) JBoss
10 36 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
11 26 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 16 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.25%) Drupal
14 9 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.23%) Jetty
16 7 (0.20%) CloudStack
16 7 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.20%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.056%) HipChat
3 2 (0.056%) LaTeX
3 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.20%) Magento
2 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.056%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.028%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.028%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 2,362 (66.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1,274 (35.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 650 (18.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 374 (10.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 286 (8.08%) Amazon EC2
6 245 (6.92%) IaaS
7 235 (6.64%) SaaS
8 222 (6.27%) Amazon S3
9 217 (6.13%) PaaS
10 203 (5.73%) Serverless
11 164 (4.63%) GitHub
12 155 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
13 135 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 124 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 110 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
16 98 (2.77%) Amazon SQS
16 98 (2.77%) Route 53
17 97 (2.74%) OpenShift
18 73 (2.06%) Amazon ELB
19 67 (1.89%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 221 (6.24%) Firewall
2 144 (4.07%) DNS
3 138 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 71 (2.01%) VPN
5 64 (1.81%) Internet
6 51 (1.44%) HTTP
7 50 (1.41%) Network Security
8 48 (1.36%) SSL
9 33 (0.93%) SMTP
10 31 (0.88%) DHCP
11 23 (0.65%) SAN
12 22 (0.62%) VLAN
13 21 (0.59%) HTTPS
14 15 (0.42%) IPv4
14 15 (0.42%) SNMP
15 14 (0.40%) FTP
16 12 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (0.31%) IPv6
17 11 (0.31%) LAN
17 11 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (6.69%) MySQL
2 197 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 195 (5.51%) Big Data
4 160 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 157 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 146 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 146 (4.12%) NoSQL
7 82 (2.32%) Hadoop
8 65 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 60 (1.69%) Blockchain
10 57 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 49 (1.38%) Relational Database
12 48 (1.36%) Redis
13 38 (1.07%) MariaDB
14 33 (0.93%) Power BI
15 29 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 29 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (0.76%) Oracle Database
17 26 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
18 25 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,295 (36.58%) Jenkins
2 823 (23.25%) Git (software)
3 358 (10.11%) TeamCity
4 252 (7.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 221 (6.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 207 (5.85%) Maven
7 196 (5.54%) JIRA
8 159 (4.49%) GitLab
9 152 (4.29%) Bitbucket
10 144 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
11 119 (3.36%) Gradle
12 116 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 104 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 96 (2.71%) CircleCI
15 93 (2.63%) Vagrant
16 81 (2.29%) Subversion
17 77 (2.18%) Travis CI
18 71 (2.01%) Ant
19 60 (1.69%) Selenium
20 52 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 637 (17.99%) Finance
2 155 (4.38%) Banking
3 113 (3.19%) Retail
4 71 (2.01%) Games
5 66 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 66 (1.86%) Law
6 51 (1.44%) Marketing
7 49 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 33 (0.93%) Legal
9 24 (0.68%) Electronics
10 20 (0.56%) Front Office
11 18 (0.51%) Advertising
12 17 (0.48%) Back Office
12 17 (0.48%) Publishing
13 16 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.17%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (8.87%) Web Services
2 300 (8.47%) .NET
3 289 (8.16%) Elastic Stack
4 275 (7.77%) Node.js
5 159 (4.49%) Kafka
6 65 (1.84%) RabbitMQ
7 57 (1.61%) Spring
8 53 (1.50%) .NET Core
9 51 (1.44%) LAMP
10 44 (1.24%) LDAP
11 38 (1.07%) REST
12 34 (0.96%) React
13 33 (0.93%) Spring Boot
14 32 (0.90%) .NET Framework
15 30 (0.85%) JSON
16 28 (0.79%) AngularJS
17 24 (0.68%) CSS
17 24 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
17 24 (0.68%) Middleware
18 23 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 285 (8.05%) Fintech
2 237 (6.69%) Public Cloud
3 164 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 106 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (2.77%) Linux Command Line
6 91 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 85 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
8 80 (2.26%) Cloud Native
9 67 (1.89%) Private Cloud
10 61 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 54 (1.53%) User Experience
12 40 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
13 37 (1.05%) Replication
14 36 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 35 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
16 27 (0.76%) Internet of Things
17 22 (0.62%) Clustering
18 21 (0.59%) Hedge funds
19 16 (0.45%) Algorithms
20 13 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2,046 (57.80%) Linux
2 675 (19.07%) Windows
3 326 (9.21%) Unix
4 188 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 184 (5.20%) Windows Server
6 176 (4.97%) CentOS
7 142 (4.01%) Ubuntu
8 47 (1.33%) Debian
9 27 (0.76%) Android
10 25 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 24 (0.68%) DC/OS
12 16 (0.45%) Fedora
12 16 (0.45%) SUSE
13 13 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
15 10 (0.28%) Solaris
15 10 (0.28%) VMS
16 7 (0.20%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.14%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,540 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,311 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
3 900 (25.42%) Configuration Management
4 813 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
5 569 (16.07%) Infrastructure as Code
6 420 (11.86%) Microservices
7 402 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 388 (10.96%) Software Engineering
9 364 (10.28%) Test Automation
10 349 (9.86%) Open Source
11 281 (7.94%) Deployment Automation
12 255 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
13 254 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 248 (7.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 209 (5.90%) Scrum
16 205 (5.79%) Mentoring
17 188 (5.31%) Infrastructure Automation
18 183 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
19 178 (5.03%) Migration
20 152 (4.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,898 (53.62%) Python
2 934 (26.38%) Bash Shell
3 717 (20.25%) Java
4 574 (16.21%) PowerShell
5 561 (15.85%) Ruby
6 348 (9.83%) SQL
7 326 (9.21%) Perl
8 279 (7.88%) Go
9 189 (5.34%) PHP
10 188 (5.31%) C#
11 185 (5.23%) JavaScript
12 136 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 128 (3.62%) C++
14 107 (3.02%) Groovy
15 94 (2.66%) Scala
16 46 (1.30%) C
17 22 (0.62%) Clojure
18 18 (0.51%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.45%) Rust
20 15 (0.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 212 (5.99%) Degree
2 109 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 106 (2.99%) AWS Certification
4 80 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 78 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (1.33%) RHCE
7 32 (0.90%) RHCSA
8 24 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.37%) LPIC
11 13 (0.37%) RHCT
12 12 (0.34%) CCNA
12 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.31%) CCNP
13 11 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.25%) PhD
15 8 (0.23%) CEH
15 8 (0.23%) CISSP
15 8 (0.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (2.74%) QA
2 33 (0.93%) GDPR
3 29 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.42%) SLA
6 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,889 (53.36%) Docker
2 144 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
4 107 (3.02%) Active Directory
5 76 (2.15%) Hyper-V
6 39 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 28 (0.79%) RHEV
8 27 (0.76%) oVirt
9 25 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (0.68%) vSphere
11 16 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.40%) Varnish
13 12 (0.34%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.25%) KVM
16 6 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.14%) etcd
18 4 (0.11%) NFS
19 3 (0.085%) Citrix Hypervisor
20 2 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1,663 (46.98%) Ansible
2 1,551 (43.81%) Kubernetes
3 1,297 (36.64%) Terraform
4 1,269 (35.85%) Puppet
5 855 (24.15%) Opscode Chef
6 212 (5.99%) Salt
7 206 (5.82%) Packer
8 200 (5.65%) Prometheus
9 161 (4.55%) Grafana
10 133 (3.76%) Docker Swarm
11 123 (3.47%) Nagios
12 86 (2.43%) Kibana
13 82 (2.32%) Consul
14 67 (1.89%) Mesos
15 54 (1.53%) Rancher
16 50 (1.41%) ZABBIX
17 42 (1.19%) CFEngine
18 33 (0.93%) Graphite
18 33 (0.93%) Icinga
18 33 (0.93%) Marathon
Vendors
1 382 (10.79%) Google
2 294 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 228 (6.44%) Red Hat
4 212 (5.99%) VMware
5 157 (4.44%) Oracle
6 133 (3.76%) Splunk
7 107 (3.02%) Atlassian
8 104 (2.94%) New Relic
9 60 (1.69%) SaltStack
10 45 (1.27%) Dynatrace
11 39 (1.10%) AppDynamics
12 33 (0.93%) Rackspace
13 25 (0.71%) Cisco
13 25 (0.71%) F5
14 23 (0.65%) Sun
15 20 (0.56%) Trend Micro
16 18 (0.51%) Cloudera
17 15 (0.42%) EnterpriseDB
18 14 (0.40%) Juniper
18 14 (0.40%) SAP