DevOps Engineer Jobs in England

Development Operations Engineer
UK > England

The median Development Operations Engineer salary in England is £70,576 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 242 133 110
Rank change year-on-year -109 -23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1,017 2,496 4,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.20% 2.65% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.90% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 776 1,774 2,542
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,576 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.90% +3.45% +11.54%
75th Percentile £87,813 £92,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,576 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -5.90% +3.45% +11.54%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 79,927 86,214 125,478
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 91.56% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 59,989 54,425 75,776
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,084 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.74% +0.83% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,433 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%

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 23 April 2024.

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 April 2024. 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 -103 382 £85,000 +4.94% 80
North of England -70 197 £65,000 -3.70% 40
South East -69 173 £70,000 -2.44% 41
South West -29 152 £70,576 +8.58% 40
North West -55 113 £60,000 -14.29% 29
Yorkshire -23 62 £68,000 +8.80% 9
Midlands -32 56 £55,000 -18.52% 13
East of England -7 42 £65,000 -13.33% 7
East Midlands -15 28 £56,000 -13.85% 5
West Midlands -21 28 £51,250 -26.79% 8
North East +8 22 £57,500 -14.81% 2
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2024, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 1,017 (100.00%) DevOps
2 669 (65.78%) Terraform
3 619 (60.87%) AWS
4 618 (60.77%) CI/CD
5 614 (60.37%) Kubernetes
6 459 (45.13%) Docker
7 448 (44.05%) Azure
8 404 (39.72%) Python
9 371 (36.48%) Agile
10 345 (33.92%) Infrastructure as Code
11 343 (33.73%) Linux
12 322 (31.66%) Containerisation
13 310 (30.48%) Ansible
14 267 (26.25%) Jenkins
15 230 (22.62%) Security Cleared
16 190 (18.68%) Bash
17 185 (18.19%) Finance
18 180 (17.70%) Social Skills
19 178 (17.50%) Azure DevOps
20 166 (16.32%) Amazon S3
21 162 (15.93%) PowerShell
22 155 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
23 154 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
24 148 (14.55%) Java
25 143 (14.06%) Mentoring
26 141 (13.86%) Prometheus
27 140 (13.77%) GCP
27 140 (13.77%) Test Automation
27 140 (13.77%) Git
28 139 (13.67%) Amazon RDS

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (3.54%) nginx
2 24 (2.36%) Apache
3 19 (1.87%) Jupyter
4 18 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.18%) Confluence
6 11 (1.08%) Drupal
7 5 (0.49%) WordPress
8 4 (0.39%) CMS
8 4 (0.39%) IIS
9 3 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.20%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.20%) JBoss
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.098%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.098%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 619 (60.87%) AWS
2 448 (44.05%) Azure
3 178 (17.50%) Azure DevOps
4 166 (16.32%) Amazon S3
5 140 (13.77%) GCP
6 131 (12.88%) Amazon EKS
7 125 (12.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 124 (12.19%) Serverless
9 110 (10.82%) GitHub
10 101 (9.93%) AWS Lambda
11 96 (9.44%) Amazon EC2
12 95 (9.34%) Amazon ECS
13 91 (8.95%) OpenShift
14 65 (6.39%) IBM Cloud
15 63 (6.19%) Route 53
15 63 (6.19%) SaaS
16 58 (5.70%) GitHub Actions
17 56 (5.51%) Amazon ECR
18 52 (5.11%) OCI
19 48 (4.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.19%) DNS
2 50 (4.92%) Firewall
3 32 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.65%) HTTP
5 25 (2.46%) Network Security
6 18 (1.77%) Internet
7 11 (1.08%) SNMP
7 11 (1.08%) tcpdump
8 10 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (0.98%) WAN
9 9 (0.88%) VPN
10 8 (0.79%) LAN
11 5 (0.49%) AMQP
11 5 (0.49%) IPv4
11 5 (0.49%) IPv6
12 4 (0.39%) SSL
13 3 (0.29%) SSH
14 2 (0.20%) BGP
14 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (13.67%) Amazon RDS
2 71 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 39 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
6 33 (3.24%) Hadoop
7 30 (2.95%) Big Data
8 29 (2.85%) MySQL
9 27 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (2.26%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
12 18 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (1.77%) Presto
13 16 (1.57%) DynamoDB
14 12 (1.18%) InfluxDB
14 12 (1.18%) Power BI
15 10 (0.98%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.79%) DB2
17 8 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 267 (26.25%) Jenkins
2 140 (13.77%) Git
3 111 (10.91%) GitLab
4 91 (8.95%) JIRA
5 61 (6.00%) Artifactory
6 37 (3.64%) SonarQube
7 26 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 23 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (2.16%) Bitbucket
10 21 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (1.77%) CircleCI
12 16 (1.57%) IBM UrbanCode
12 16 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (1.47%) Maven
14 11 (1.08%) Selenium
15 10 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (0.88%) Subversion
17 8 (0.79%) MSBuild
17 8 (0.79%) Vagrant
18 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 185 (18.19%) Finance
2 180 (17.70%) Social Skills
3 118 (11.60%) Public Sector
4 87 (8.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 50 (4.92%) Aerospace
6 46 (4.52%) Banking
7 36 (3.54%) Front Office
8 34 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (2.36%) Law
10 18 (1.77%) Tech for Good
11 17 (1.67%) Retail
12 16 (1.57%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.28%) Games
14 12 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
15 9 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
16 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.69%) Marketing
18 6 (0.59%) Electronics
19 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (7.96%) .NET
2 72 (7.08%) Elastic Stack
3 60 (5.90%) YAML
4 36 (3.54%) J2EE
5 34 (3.34%) Node.js
5 34 (3.34%) RabbitMQ
6 31 (3.05%) ARM Templates
7 26 (2.56%) RESTful
8 23 (2.26%) Kafka
9 21 (2.06%) JSON
10 19 (1.87%) AWS CDK
10 19 (1.87%) REST
11 18 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (1.77%) Apache NiFi
12 17 (1.67%) .NET Core
12 17 (1.67%) JWT
13 16 (1.57%) React
14 13 (1.28%) Middleware
15 10 (0.98%) Spring
16 9 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.65%) Hybrid Cloud
2 71 (6.98%) Blockchain
3 55 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 52 (5.11%) e-Learning
5 37 (3.64%) Tandem
6 32 (3.15%) Cloud Native
7 26 (2.56%) Distributed Systems
8 17 (1.67%) Product Ownership
9 16 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.47%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.28%) Clustering
11 13 (1.28%) Low-Code
11 13 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.08%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.88%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.59%) PKI
16 6 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 343 (33.73%) Linux
2 122 (12.00%) Windows
3 14 (1.38%) VMS
4 13 (1.28%) Unix
5 11 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.79%) CentOS
8 5 (0.49%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.49%) zOS
9 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Debian
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,017 (100.00%) DevOps
2 618 (60.77%) CI/CD
3 371 (36.48%) Agile
4 345 (33.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 322 (31.66%) Containerisation
6 155 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
7 154 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (14.06%) Mentoring
9 140 (13.77%) Test Automation
10 123 (12.09%) Software Engineering
11 122 (12.00%) Configuration Management
12 119 (11.70%) Observability
13 105 (10.32%) Artificial Intelligence
14 104 (10.23%) Deployment Automation
15 100 (9.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 94 (9.24%) Microservices
17 85 (8.36%) SDLC
18 83 (8.16%) Coaching
18 83 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
19 82 (8.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 404 (39.72%) Python
2 190 (18.68%) Bash
3 162 (15.93%) PowerShell
4 148 (14.55%) Java
5 105 (10.32%) Go
6 88 (8.65%) SQL
7 75 (7.37%) C#
8 45 (4.42%) Shell Script
9 40 (3.93%) Ruby
10 39 (3.83%) Groovy
11 32 (3.15%) JavaScript
12 29 (2.85%) Perl
13 26 (2.56%) PHP
14 23 (2.26%) Bicep
15 17 (1.67%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.57%) C++
17 12 (1.18%) C
18 10 (0.98%) Rust
19 9 (0.88%) TypeScript
20 6 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions
Qualifications
1 230 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 110 (10.82%) SC Cleared
3 95 (9.34%) DV Cleared
4 57 (5.60%) Degree
5 53 (5.21%) AWS Certification
6 32 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (2.16%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
8 13 (1.28%) Azure Certification
9 10 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.69%) AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
11 6 (0.59%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.098%) AWS Certified Developer
13 1 (0.098%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.098%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.05%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.29%) NIST
4 3 (0.29%) SOC 2
5 2 (0.20%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.098%) NCSC
6 1 (0.098%) SLA
System Software
1 459 (45.13%) Docker
2 34 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.29%) KVM
6 3 (0.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) Firmware
7 2 (0.20%) Varnish
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.098%) etcd
8 1 (0.098%) iptables
8 1 (0.098%) NFS
Systems Management
1 669 (65.78%) Terraform
2 614 (60.37%) Kubernetes
3 310 (30.48%) Ansible
4 141 (13.86%) Prometheus
5 107 (10.52%) Grafana
6 102 (10.03%) Puppet
7 88 (8.65%) Progress Chef
8 29 (2.85%) HAProxy
9 20 (1.97%) Packer
9 20 (1.97%) Rancher
10 19 (1.87%) Consul
11 14 (1.38%) Argo
11 14 (1.38%) Istio
11 14 (1.38%) Kibana
11 14 (1.38%) Nagios
12 12 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.08%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.98%) Graphite
15 7 (0.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 7 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.87%) IBM
3 78 (7.67%) Red Hat
4 61 (6.00%) Dynatrace
5 39 (3.83%) Oracle
6 34 (3.34%) Google
6 34 (3.34%) VMware
7 19 (1.87%) Splunk
8 15 (1.47%) Cisco
9 14 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.38%) Databricks
10 8 (0.79%) Sybase
11 7 (0.69%) New Relic
11 7 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.59%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.59%) SaltStack
12 6 (0.59%) SAP
13 5 (0.49%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.49%) YouTube
14 3 (0.29%) Sitecore