Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 144 188
Rank change year-on-year +19 +44 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3,541 3,737 3,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.71% 2.39% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 2.48% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,913 3,246 2,717
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.03% +0.42% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 125,339 150,473 159,010
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.14% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 100,634 122,225 128,343
England median annual salary £51,147 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +41 2,079 £75,000 +7.14% 318
South East +30 536 £62,500 +13.64% 88
North of England -70 393 £55,000 +4.76% 77
North West -47 209 £57,500 +9.52% 48
South West -8 183 £55,000 +10.00% 44
East of England +75 176 £55,000 -4.35% 49
Midlands +25 158 £55,000 - 42
Yorkshire -60 146 £55,000 - 26
West Midlands +23 101 £56,798 -1.22% 31
East Midlands +6 56 £55,000 +4.76% 10
North East -24 38 £52,925 +9.12% 3
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3,541 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,209 (62.38%) AWS
3 1,994 (56.31%) Docker
4 1,930 (54.50%) Linux
5 1,907 (53.85%) Python
6 1,744 (49.25%) Kubernetes
7 1,636 (46.20%) Ansible
8 1,538 (43.43%) Terraform
9 1,350 (38.12%) Azure
10 1,287 (36.35%) Jenkins
11 1,276 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
12 1,255 (35.44%) Puppet
13 934 (26.38%) Opscode Chef
14 914 (25.81%) Bash Shell
15 869 (24.54%) Java
16 780 (22.03%) Configuration Management
17 767 (21.66%) Git (software)
18 743 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
19 706 (19.94%) GCP
20 683 (19.29%) Infrastructure as Code
21 665 (18.78%) PowerShell
22 649 (18.33%) Windows
23 601 (16.97%) Finance
24 545 (15.39%) Ruby
25 499 (14.09%) Microservices
26 427 (12.06%) Test Automation
27 405 (11.44%) Continuous Delivery
28 386 (10.90%) AWS CloudFormation
29 382 (10.79%) Go
30 365 (10.31%) Open Source

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
1 183 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
2 143 (4.04%) IIS
3 138 (3.90%) Confluence
4 137 (3.87%) nginx
5 116 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 111 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 110 (3.11%) Apache
8 54 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 54 (1.52%) JBoss
9 47 (1.33%) WebLogic
10 44 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 39 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (0.48%) CMS
13 17 (0.48%) Drupal
14 15 (0.42%) Jetty
15 13 (0.37%) CloudStack
15 13 (0.37%) WordPress
16 12 (0.34%) SharePoint
17 10 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (0.40%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.056%) LaTeX
4 2 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.028%) HipChat
5 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.25%) Magento
3 3 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.056%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.056%) Summit
5 1 (0.028%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.028%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2,209 (62.38%) AWS
2 1,350 (38.12%) Azure
3 706 (19.94%) GCP
4 386 (10.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 255 (7.20%) Serverless
6 250 (7.06%) SaaS
7 237 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
8 236 (6.66%) IaaS
9 225 (6.35%) PaaS
10 208 (5.87%) Amazon S3
11 178 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
11 178 (5.03%) GitHub
12 158 (4.46%) Amazon ECS
13 151 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 113 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 99 (2.80%) OpenShift
16 92 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
17 63 (1.78%) Route 53
18 62 (1.75%) Datadog
19 61 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (7.20%) Firewall
2 169 (4.77%) DNS
3 145 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 110 (3.11%) VPN
5 54 (1.52%) DHCP
5 54 (1.52%) Internet
6 51 (1.44%) Network Security
7 48 (1.36%) HTTP
8 40 (1.13%) SSL
9 28 (0.79%) SMTP
10 20 (0.56%) SAN
11 18 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (0.48%) SNMP
13 14 (0.40%) IPsec
14 13 (0.37%) Cisco Firepower
14 13 (0.37%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.34%) VLAN
15 12 (0.34%) Wireless
16 11 (0.31%) FTP
16 11 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (7.46%) MySQL
2 202 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
3 185 (5.22%) SQL Server
4 169 (4.77%) Big Data
5 161 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 109 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 104 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 97 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 79 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 65 (1.84%) Blockchain
11 63 (1.78%) Relational Database
12 61 (1.72%) Redis
13 54 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (1.21%) MariaDB
15 32 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 31 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (0.73%) Power BI
18 25 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 25 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (0.56%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,287 (36.35%) Jenkins
2 767 (21.66%) Git (software)
3 274 (7.74%) TeamCity
4 244 (6.89%) JIRA
5 233 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 193 (5.45%) GitLab
7 187 (5.28%) Maven
8 181 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 141 (3.98%) Bitbucket
10 105 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 100 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 92 (2.60%) CircleCI
13 83 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 73 (2.06%) Selenium
15 70 (1.98%) Vagrant
16 69 (1.95%) SonarQube
17 66 (1.86%) Gradle
18 63 (1.78%) Travis CI
19 61 (1.72%) Subversion
20 51 (1.44%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 601 (16.97%) Finance
2 203 (5.73%) Banking
3 163 (4.60%) Public Sector
4 116 (3.28%) Retail
5 78 (2.20%) Games
5 78 (2.20%) Marketing
6 70 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 62 (1.75%) Law
8 49 (1.38%) Electronics
9 38 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 35 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 27 (0.76%) Advertising
12 25 (0.71%) Back Office
13 21 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.56%) Front Office
15 17 (0.48%) Legal
16 16 (0.45%) Billing
17 13 (0.37%) Publishing
18 12 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 8 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (8.92%) Elastic Stack
2 276 (7.79%) .NET
3 246 (6.95%) Web Services
4 238 (6.72%) Node.js
5 158 (4.46%) Kafka
6 96 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
7 63 (1.78%) React
8 48 (1.36%) .NET Core
8 48 (1.36%) JSON
9 47 (1.33%) REST
10 44 (1.24%) LAMP
11 34 (0.96%) Spring
12 32 (0.90%) LDAP
13 31 (0.88%) AngularJS
14 29 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
14 29 (0.82%) Middleware
15 27 (0.76%) .NET Framework
15 27 (0.76%) Sensu
15 27 (0.76%) YAML
16 26 (0.73%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 236 (6.66%) Public Cloud
2 128 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 125 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
4 109 (3.08%) Cloud Native
5 104 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
7 66 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 60 (1.69%) Private Cloud
9 58 (1.64%) User Experience
10 51 (1.44%) Replication
10 51 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
11 48 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 39 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 33 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
14 26 (0.73%) Clustering
15 24 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 24 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 22 (0.62%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
18 17 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1,930 (54.50%) Linux
2 649 (18.33%) Windows
3 324 (9.15%) Unix
4 181 (5.11%) CentOS
5 171 (4.83%) Windows Server
6 156 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 87 (2.46%) Ubuntu
8 45 (1.27%) Debian
9 30 (0.85%) Android
10 29 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.79%) VMS
12 21 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.40%) zOS
15 12 (0.34%) Solaris
16 10 (0.28%) CatOS
17 8 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
17 8 (0.23%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.20%) Kali Linux
19 6 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,541 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,276 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (22.03%) Configuration Management
4 743 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
5 683 (19.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 499 (14.09%) Microservices
7 427 (12.06%) Test Automation
8 405 (11.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 365 (10.31%) Open Source
10 354 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 303 (8.56%) Fintech
12 294 (8.30%) Scrum
13 285 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
14 262 (7.40%) Deployment Automation
14 262 (7.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 238 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 218 (6.16%) Migration
17 181 (5.11%) Artificial Intelligence
18 179 (5.06%) SDLC
19 175 (4.94%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,907 (53.85%) Python
2 914 (25.81%) Bash Shell
3 869 (24.54%) Java
4 665 (18.78%) PowerShell
5 545 (15.39%) Ruby
6 382 (10.79%) Go
7 330 (9.32%) SQL
8 295 (8.33%) Perl
9 243 (6.86%) C#
10 235 (6.64%) JavaScript
11 161 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 136 (3.84%) C++
13 134 (3.78%) PHP
14 85 (2.40%) Groovy
15 61 (1.72%) Scala
16 52 (1.47%) C
17 32 (0.90%) Lua
18 24 (0.68%) Kotlin
19 21 (0.59%) TypeScript
20 13 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 232 (6.55%) Degree
2 116 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.05%) AWS Certification
4 92 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 86 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 35 (0.99%) RHCE
7 23 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.62%) RHCSA
9 16 (0.45%) CCNA
9 16 (0.45%) CCNP
9 16 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (0.34%) LPIC
11 12 (0.34%) RHCT
12 11 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.23%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.23%) PhD
14 7 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.11%) MCTS
15 4 (0.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (2.94%) QA
2 31 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (0.71%) GDPR
4 18 (0.51%) SLA
5 12 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.056%) NIST
9 1 (0.028%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.028%) NCSC
9 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,994 (56.31%) Docker
2 101 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 80 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.79%) vSphere
7 25 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (0.68%) oVirt
8 24 (0.68%) RHEV
9 12 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.31%) Varnish
11 9 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.23%) LXC
12 8 (0.23%) Xen
13 7 (0.20%) NFS
13 7 (0.20%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.17%) HDFS
14 6 (0.17%) KVM
15 5 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,744 (49.25%) Kubernetes
2 1,636 (46.20%) Ansible
3 1,538 (43.43%) Terraform
4 1,255 (35.44%) Puppet
5 934 (26.38%) Opscode Chef
6 229 (6.47%) Packer
7 225 (6.35%) Prometheus
8 202 (5.70%) Grafana
9 180 (5.08%) Salt
10 155 (4.38%) Nagios
11 144 (4.07%) Docker Swarm
12 113 (3.19%) Kibana
13 98 (2.77%) Consul
14 91 (2.57%) Rancher
15 72 (2.03%) ZABBIX
16 61 (1.72%) Graphite
17 49 (1.38%) logstash
18 48 (1.36%) Mesos
19 42 (1.19%) Opsview
20 36 (1.02%) Istio
Vendors
1 349 (9.86%) Google
2 325 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 185 (5.22%) Red Hat
4 167 (4.72%) VMware
5 142 (4.01%) Oracle
6 119 (3.36%) Splunk
7 84 (2.37%) New Relic
8 79 (2.23%) AppDynamics
9 63 (1.78%) Atlassian
10 54 (1.52%) SaltStack
11 47 (1.33%) Citrix
12 43 (1.21%) CyberArk
13 35 (0.99%) Dynatrace
13 35 (0.99%) Rackspace
14 32 (0.90%) Cisco
15 31 (0.88%) SAP
16 24 (0.68%) ServiceNow
17 20 (0.56%) F5
17 20 (0.56%) PagerDuty
17 20 (0.56%) Sun