Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 199 273
Rank change year-on-year +48 +74 +130
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 3,694 2,845 2,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.27% 1.75% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.81% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,169 2,408 2,102
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,400 £38,525 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,750 £82,875 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 156,537 156,815 182,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,985 130,124 155,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +29 1,946 £70,000 +7.69% 310
North of England +76 689 £55,000 +10.00% 104
South East +20 462 £55,000 +4.76% 73
North West +68 376 £55,000 +10.00% 60
Yorkshire +54 257 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Midlands +122 208 £52,500 +5.00% 23
South West +63 203 £50,000 - 23
East of England +32 174 £60,000 +14.29% 37
East Midlands +79 121 £52,500 - 11
West Midlands +72 87 £60,000 +20.00% 12
North East +21 56 £45,000 +28.57% 15
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 3,694 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2,510 (67.95%) Linux
3 2,331 (63.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1,888 (51.11%) Python
5 1,780 (48.19%) Ansible
6 1,764 (47.75%) Puppet
7 1,758 (47.59%) Docker
8 1,492 (40.39%) Jenkins
9 1,481 (40.09%) Opscode Chef
10 1,287 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
11 1,221 (33.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,140 (30.86%) Kubernetes
13 1,133 (30.67%) Configuration Management
14 1,129 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
15 990 (26.80%) Terraform
16 967 (26.18%) Bash Shell
17 959 (25.96%) Windows
18 826 (22.36%) Ruby
19 798 (21.60%) Java
20 790 (21.39%) Git (software)
21 614 (16.62%) PowerShell
22 576 (15.59%) Finance
23 497 (13.45%) SQL
24 467 (12.64%) VMware
25 464 (12.56%) Open Source
26 452 (12.24%) Web Services
27 446 (12.07%) AWS CloudFormation
28 439 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
29 436 (11.80%) Deployment Automation
30 416 (11.26%) Atlassian Bamboo

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
1 239 (6.47%) Apache
2 208 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 185 (5.01%) Confluence
4 184 (4.98%) Tomcat
5 156 (4.22%) IIS
6 155 (4.20%) nginx
7 153 (4.14%) OpenStack
8 60 (1.62%) Apache Spark
9 53 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 42 (1.14%) JBoss
11 41 (1.11%) Apache Solr
12 39 (1.06%) CloudStack
13 34 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
14 28 (0.76%) Drupal
15 26 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 25 (0.68%) CMS
16 25 (0.68%) WebLogic
17 18 (0.49%) WordPress
18 15 (0.41%) NServiceBus
19 14 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.46%) Documaker
2 16 (0.43%) MetaTrader
3 15 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.081%) Magento
6 2 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.027%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.027%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.027%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2,331 (63.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1,221 (33.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 446 (12.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 314 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
5 307 (8.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 223 (6.04%) Amazon S3
7 209 (5.66%) SaaS
8 191 (5.17%) Serverless
9 179 (4.85%) IaaS
10 154 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 153 (4.14%) PaaS
12 148 (4.01%) GitHub
13 141 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 126 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
15 97 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
16 92 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
17 86 (2.33%) Route 53
18 80 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
19 67 (1.81%) NuGet
20 66 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 219 (5.93%) DNS
2 175 (4.74%) Firewall
3 171 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 119 (3.22%) VPN
5 116 (3.14%) HTTP
6 102 (2.76%) SSL
7 100 (2.71%) Internet
8 63 (1.71%) DHCP
9 42 (1.14%) LAN
10 39 (1.06%) SSH
11 37 (1.00%) Network Security
12 33 (0.89%) SMTP
13 30 (0.81%) FTP
14 28 (0.76%) IPsec
15 26 (0.70%) SAN
16 25 (0.68%) NetScaler
17 24 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (0.65%) OpenVPN
17 24 (0.65%) WAN
18 23 (0.62%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (11.02%) MySQL
2 266 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 242 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
4 192 (5.20%) MongoDB
5 190 (5.14%) Amazon RDS
6 189 (5.12%) NoSQL
7 188 (5.09%) Big Data
8 118 (3.19%) Redis
9 84 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 79 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 77 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 76 (2.06%) Blockchain
13 56 (1.52%) Relational Database
14 31 (0.84%) Neo4j
14 31 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 27 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 24 (0.65%) MariaDB
16 24 (0.65%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,492 (40.39%) Jenkins
2 790 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 416 (11.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 400 (10.83%) TeamCity
5 347 (9.39%) JIRA
6 210 (5.68%) Vagrant
7 196 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 154 (4.17%) Maven
9 141 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 138 (3.74%) Subversion
11 125 (3.38%) Bitbucket
12 107 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
13 95 (2.57%) GitLab
14 94 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 92 (2.49%) Hudson
16 77 (2.08%) Visual Studio
17 58 (1.57%) Ant
18 55 (1.49%) Gradle
19 53 (1.43%) MSBuild
20 49 (1.33%) SonarQube
General
1 576 (15.59%) Finance
2 178 (4.82%) Retail
3 131 (3.55%) Banking
4 101 (2.73%) Games
5 87 (2.36%) Marketing
6 70 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 61 (1.65%) Advertising
8 56 (1.52%) Law
9 31 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 31 (0.84%) Publishing
10 21 (0.57%) Electronics
11 20 (0.54%) Automotive
11 20 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.51%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.49%) Billing
14 16 (0.43%) Legal
15 15 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.19%) Back Office
17 3 (0.081%) Front Office
17 3 (0.081%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (12.24%) Web Services
2 299 (8.09%) .NET
3 193 (5.22%) Node.js
4 158 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
5 107 (2.90%) Kafka
6 106 (2.87%) LAMP
7 76 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
8 68 (1.84%) Middleware
9 62 (1.68%) JSON
10 55 (1.49%) REST
11 51 (1.38%) HTML
11 51 (1.38%) YAML
12 50 (1.35%) AngularJS
13 47 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
14 45 (1.22%) ASP.NET
15 42 (1.14%) React
15 42 (1.14%) SOAP
15 42 (1.14%) Spring
16 41 (1.11%) RESTful
17 39 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 217 (5.87%) Fintech
2 160 (4.33%) Public Cloud
3 132 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 119 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 115 (3.11%) Private Cloud
6 101 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
8 61 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 52 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 30 (0.81%) Replication
13 28 (0.76%) Semantic Web
14 27 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 27 (0.73%) Hedge funds
15 24 (0.65%) Algorithms
15 24 (0.65%) Cloud Native
15 24 (0.65%) User Experience
16 18 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2,510 (67.95%) Linux
2 959 (25.96%) Windows
3 354 (9.58%) Unix
4 286 (7.74%) CentOS
5 265 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 225 (6.09%) Windows Server
7 167 (4.52%) Ubuntu
8 86 (2.33%) Debian
9 63 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 61 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (1.14%) Android
12 32 (0.87%) CoreOS
13 23 (0.62%) Solaris
14 21 (0.57%) VMS
15 18 (0.49%) DC/OS
16 15 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
16 15 (0.41%) SUSE
17 14 (0.38%) Fedora
17 14 (0.38%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,694 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1,287 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1,133 (30.67%) Configuration Management
4 1,129 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 464 (12.56%) Open Source
6 439 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 436 (11.80%) Deployment Automation
8 384 (10.40%) Software Engineering
9 359 (9.72%) Test Automation
10 332 (8.99%) Microservices
11 323 (8.74%) Scrum
12 298 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
13 255 (6.90%) High Availability
14 212 (5.74%) E-Commerce
15 191 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 180 (4.87%) Mentoring
17 175 (4.74%) Continuous Deployment
18 169 (4.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 167 (4.52%) SDLC
20 155 (4.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,888 (51.11%) Python
2 967 (26.18%) Bash Shell
3 826 (22.36%) Ruby
4 798 (21.60%) Java
5 614 (16.62%) PowerShell
6 497 (13.45%) SQL
7 403 (10.91%) Perl
8 332 (8.99%) JavaScript
9 290 (7.85%) C#
10 273 (7.39%) Go
11 234 (6.33%) PHP
12 172 (4.66%) Shell Script
13 128 (3.47%) C++
14 70 (1.89%) Groovy
15 65 (1.76%) Scala
16 53 (1.43%) C
17 27 (0.73%) R
18 25 (0.68%) Korn
19 24 (0.65%) T-SQL
20 21 (0.57%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 242 (6.55%) Degree
2 148 (4.01%) AWS Certification
3 71 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 66 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 41 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 34 (0.92%) RHCE
7 31 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.65%) MCSE
9 21 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 19 (0.51%) RHCSA
11 16 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.43%) MCITP
11 16 (0.43%) MCSA
12 15 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
13 13 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.16%) CCNA
17 3 (0.081%) PhD
18 2 (0.054%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.50%) QA
2 129 (3.49%) GCP
3 27 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.38%) SLA
6 7 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.11%) PSD2
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.054%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.027%) GDPR
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,758 (47.59%) Docker
2 328 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (4.68%) Virtual Machines
4 169 (4.57%) Active Directory
5 128 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 110 (2.98%) VirtualBox
7 81 (2.19%) KVM
8 73 (1.98%) Xen
9 59 (1.60%) vSphere
10 55 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (0.73%) Samba
12 24 (0.65%) LXC
12 24 (0.65%) oVirt
12 24 (0.65%) RHEV
13 18 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (0.49%) Ceph
14 15 (0.41%) XenServer
15 13 (0.35%) NFS
16 12 (0.32%) iptables
17 11 (0.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,780 (48.19%) Ansible
2 1,764 (47.75%) Puppet
3 1,481 (40.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1,140 (30.86%) Kubernetes
5 990 (26.80%) Terraform
6 245 (6.63%) Nagios
6 245 (6.63%) Salt
7 231 (6.25%) Packer
8 170 (4.60%) Docker Swarm
9 128 (3.47%) Kibana
10 112 (3.03%) ZABBIX
11 84 (2.27%) Prometheus
12 79 (2.14%) Grafana
13 77 (2.08%) logstash
14 73 (1.98%) Consul
15 67 (1.81%) Rancher
16 53 (1.43%) Graphite
17 49 (1.33%) Cobbler
18 43 (1.16%) Mesos
19 41 (1.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 467 (12.64%) VMware
2 402 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 346 (9.37%) Red Hat
4 302 (8.18%) Google
5 178 (4.82%) New Relic
6 174 (4.71%) Oracle
7 151 (4.09%) Splunk
8 94 (2.54%) SaltStack
9 88 (2.38%) Atlassian
10 74 (2.00%) Cisco
11 57 (1.54%) IBM
12 51 (1.38%) AppDynamics
13 47 (1.27%) Trend Micro
14 25 (0.68%) Rackspace
15 24 (0.65%) Citrix
15 24 (0.65%) HP
16 23 (0.62%) BMC
16 23 (0.62%) PagerDuty
16 23 (0.62%) SolarWinds
17 22 (0.60%) Perforce