Period
to 9 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

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

Senior Development Operations Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 347 581 585
Rank change year-on-year +234 +4 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 709 358 571
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.41% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 581 297 510
10th Percentile £51,500 £56,250 £55,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.23% +14.81%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £96,375
UK median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.11%

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 72,582 87,912 129,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.65% 95.24% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56,980 71,944 104,840
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,397
Median % change year-on-year - +4.97% +4.79%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in England

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in England

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in England

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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 +169 403 £85,000 +3.03% 52
North of England +85 114 £58,500 -6.40% 26
South East +85 77 £70,000 -6.67% 18
Yorkshire +45 60 £65,000 +10.64% 8
South West -17 46 £57,250 -4.58% 10
North West +49 42 £54,000 -16.92% 14
Midlands +39 42 £70,000 +16.67% 10
East Midlands +34 22 £60,000 -10.78% 3
West Midlands +17 20 £70,000 +16.67% 7
East of England +38 17 £72,500 +16.00% 2
North East +22 12 £54,500 +21.11% 4
Senior DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 709 (100.00%) DevOps
2 464 (65.44%) Terraform
3 460 (64.88%) AWS
4 420 (59.24%) Kubernetes
5 338 (47.67%) Docker
6 304 (42.88%) Linux
7 295 (41.61%) Ansible
8 287 (40.48%) Jenkins
9 273 (38.50%) Python
10 259 (36.53%) Azure
11 240 (33.85%) Infrastructure as Code
12 237 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
13 136 (19.18%) Configuration Management
14 129 (18.19%) Finance
15 124 (17.49%) GitLab
15 124 (17.49%) GCP
16 119 (16.78%) Java
16 119 (16.78%) Git (software)
17 115 (16.22%) Serverless
18 110 (15.51%) Bash Shell
19 107 (15.09%) Mentoring
20 106 (14.95%) PowerShell
21 100 (14.10%) Puppet
22 97 (13.68%) Social Skills
23 94 (13.26%) Windows
24 93 (13.12%) Fintech
25 92 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
26 90 (12.69%) Microservices
26 90 (12.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
27 87 (12.27%) Continuous Improvement

Senior 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 36 (5.08%) Apache
2 22 (3.10%) IIS
3 20 (2.82%) Confluence
4 17 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.12%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.97%) nginx
7 6 (0.85%) Drupal
7 6 (0.85%) WordPress
8 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) DNN
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (0.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 460 (64.88%) AWS
2 259 (36.53%) Azure
3 124 (17.49%) GCP
4 115 (16.22%) Serverless
5 82 (11.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 71 (10.01%) AWS Lambda
7 65 (9.17%) GitHub
8 61 (8.60%) PaaS
9 54 (7.62%) IaaS
10 52 (7.33%) Amazon ECS
11 46 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (6.49%) Amazon EKS
12 44 (6.21%) SaaS
13 36 (5.08%) OpenShift
14 35 (4.94%) Amazon S3
15 28 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
15 28 (3.95%) Datadog
16 22 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.67%) Firewall
2 19 (2.68%) DNS
3 15 (2.12%) Internet
4 9 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.13%) AMQP
5 8 (1.13%) VPN
6 6 (0.85%) HTTP
7 5 (0.71%) DMZ
8 4 (0.56%) SSL
9 2 (0.28%) DHCP
9 2 (0.28%) SMS
10 1 (0.14%) Broadband
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.14%) SSH
10 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.63%) MySQL
2 28 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (3.81%) SQL Server
4 26 (3.67%) Big Data
5 25 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
6 20 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.83%) Redis
9 10 (1.41%) Blockchain
9 10 (1.41%) GIS
10 8 (1.13%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.71%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 287 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 124 (17.49%) GitLab
3 119 (16.78%) Git (software)
4 51 (7.19%) Bitbucket
4 51 (7.19%) TeamCity
5 50 (7.05%) JIRA
6 28 (3.95%) CircleCI
7 27 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (2.96%) GoCD
9 18 (2.54%) SonarQube
10 15 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (1.97%) Artifactory
11 14 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.69%) Maven
13 10 (1.41%) Travis CI
14 7 (0.99%) Gradle
15 6 (0.85%) Spinnaker
16 4 (0.56%) Subversion
17 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
17 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 129 (18.19%) Finance
2 97 (13.68%) Social Skills
3 36 (5.08%) Games
4 34 (4.80%) Banking
5 32 (4.51%) Public Sector
6 26 (3.67%) Marketing
7 21 (2.96%) Electronics
7 21 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
10 11 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.27%) Billing
11 9 (1.27%) Law
11 9 (1.27%) Publishing
11 9 (1.27%) Retail
11 9 (1.27%) Wearables
12 7 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
12 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.73%) Kafka
2 56 (7.90%) Node.js
3 37 (5.22%) .NET
4 29 (4.09%) Apache Flex
5 24 (3.39%) REST
6 22 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.26%) Web Services
8 15 (2.12%) Django
9 14 (1.97%) .NET Core
10 13 (1.83%) React
11 11 (1.55%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.41%) Zuul
13 8 (1.13%) Spring
13 8 (1.13%) Spring Boot
14 6 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
15 5 (0.71%) Apache NiFi
15 5 (0.71%) Middleware
16 4 (0.56%) Loki
16 4 (0.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.42%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (7.33%) Cloud Native
3 42 (5.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (3.24%) Public Cloud
5 21 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 11 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.71%) Life Science
12 5 (0.71%) Replication
13 3 (0.42%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.28%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.28%) User Experience
15 1 (0.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 304 (42.88%) Linux
2 94 (13.26%) Windows
3 44 (6.21%) CentOS
4 40 (5.64%) Unix
5 36 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 22 (3.10%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.27%) Alpine Linux
10 7 (0.99%) AIX
11 4 (0.56%) Debian
11 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (100.00%) DevOps
2 240 (33.85%) Infrastructure as Code
3 237 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (19.18%) Configuration Management
5 107 (15.09%) Mentoring
6 93 (13.12%) Fintech
7 92 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (12.69%) Microservices
8 90 (12.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 87 (12.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 77 (10.86%) Coaching
11 72 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 62 (8.74%) Test Automation
14 59 (8.32%) Continuous Deployment
14 59 (8.32%) Technical Leadership
15 56 (7.90%) Software Engineering
16 55 (7.76%) Deployment Automation
17 43 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
18 42 (5.92%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 273 (38.50%) Python
2 119 (16.78%) Java
3 110 (15.51%) Bash Shell
4 106 (14.95%) PowerShell
5 68 (9.59%) Go
6 63 (8.89%) C#
7 57 (8.04%) SQL
8 55 (7.76%) JavaScript
9 27 (3.81%) Ruby
10 20 (2.82%) PHP
11 16 (2.26%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.27%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.99%) C++
13 7 (0.99%) Clojure
14 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.56%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.42%) Perl
17 2 (0.28%) C
17 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.95%) Degree
4 11 (1.55%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.12%) QA
2 12 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.41%) HIPAA
3 10 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 338 (47.67%) Docker
2 29 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.27%) Xen
6 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.71%) vSphere
8 3 (0.42%) HDFS
8 3 (0.42%) NFS
8 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 464 (65.44%) Terraform
2 420 (59.24%) Kubernetes
3 295 (41.61%) Ansible
4 100 (14.10%) Puppet
5 77 (10.86%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (6.06%) Istio
6 43 (6.06%) Prometheus
7 34 (4.80%) Grafana
8 15 (2.12%) Nagios
9 10 (1.41%) Packer
9 10 (1.41%) Rancher
9 10 (1.41%) Rundeck
10 7 (0.99%) Salt
11 4 (0.56%) Argo
11 4 (0.56%) Graphite
11 4 (0.56%) Knative
11 4 (0.56%) linkerd
12 3 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.42%) Kibana
12 3 (0.42%) Opsview
Vendors
1 45 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.50%) Google
3 38 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 36 (5.08%) Oracle
5 33 (4.65%) VMware
6 23 (3.24%) Splunk
7 21 (2.96%) SAP
8 16 (2.26%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.27%) Cisco
10 8 (1.13%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.13%) New Relic
11 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.71%) Citrix
12 5 (0.71%) Dynatrace
13 4 (0.56%) Apple
13 4 (0.56%) RedGate
14 2 (0.28%) HP
14 2 (0.28%) SendGrid
14 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.28%) Stackify