Period
to 24 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 488 556
Rank change year-on-year +120 +68 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 828 303 671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 618 274 583
10th Percentile £54,625 £50,914 £53,750
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £86,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 91,309 61,889 128,247
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.05% 94.95% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65,987 51,076 104,486
10th Percentile £32,060 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +69 466 £85,000 +3.03% 54
North of England +30 127 £62,500 - 14
South East -7 105 £70,000 - 10
North West +13 62 £67,500 -3.57% 6
South West -36 58 £68,750 +14.58% 8
Midlands -24 56 £71,125 +18.54% 10
Yorkshire -17 55 £62,500 +13.64% 4
West Midlands -12 50 £70,000 - 8
North East -16 10 £54,000 +14.89% 4
East Midlands -47 6 £72,250 +26.75% 2
East of England -31 4 £70,000 +27.27% 11
Senior DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 828 (100.00%) DevOps
2 627 (75.72%) AWS
3 602 (72.71%) Terraform
4 546 (65.94%) Kubernetes
5 498 (60.14%) Docker
6 407 (49.15%) Azure
7 391 (47.22%) Ansible
8 380 (45.89%) Jenkins
9 365 (44.08%) Linux
10 364 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
11 332 (40.10%) Python
12 331 (39.98%) Infrastructure as Code
13 201 (24.28%) GCP
14 200 (24.15%) Configuration Management
15 180 (21.74%) Bash Shell
16 155 (18.72%) Finance
17 150 (18.12%) Puppet
18 137 (16.55%) Security Cleared
18 137 (16.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 132 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
20 131 (15.82%) Mentoring
21 128 (15.46%) Java
22 127 (15.34%) SC Cleared
23 126 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
24 125 (15.10%) Go
25 123 (14.86%) Social Skills
26 121 (14.61%) GitLab
27 119 (14.37%) Serverless
28 109 (13.16%) JIRA
29 108 (13.04%) PowerShell

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 22 (2.66%) Apache
2 20 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (2.42%) nginx
3 17 (2.05%) Confluence
4 11 (1.33%) IIS
5 9 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.72%) WordPress
8 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.48%) CMS
9 4 (0.48%) Drupal
10 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.12%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 627 (75.72%) AWS
2 407 (49.15%) Azure
3 201 (24.28%) GCP
4 126 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 119 (14.37%) Serverless
6 71 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
7 70 (8.45%) Amazon ECS
8 67 (8.09%) PaaS
9 57 (6.88%) IaaS
10 55 (6.64%) Amazon EC2
10 55 (6.64%) SaaS
11 51 (6.16%) GitHub
12 37 (4.47%) Amazon S3
13 31 (3.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 28 (3.38%) Amazon EKS
15 27 (3.26%) OpenShift
16 22 (2.66%) Route 53
17 20 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (2.29%) CloudFront
18 19 (2.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.59%) DNS
2 31 (3.74%) Firewall
3 17 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.69%) Internet
5 10 (1.21%) HTTP
6 8 (0.97%) AMQP
7 6 (0.72%) IPsec
7 6 (0.72%) SMS
7 6 (0.72%) SSL
8 4 (0.48%) Broadband
9 3 (0.36%) DHCP
9 3 (0.36%) FTP
10 2 (0.24%) DMZ
10 2 (0.24%) SMTP
10 2 (0.24%) VPN
11 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.12%) SSH
11 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.35%) Big Data
2 34 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
3 32 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.66%) MySQL
6 20 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (2.17%) Redis
8 17 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.81%) Blockchain
10 13 (1.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (0.97%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.72%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.72%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.60%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.36%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 380 (45.89%) Jenkins
2 121 (14.61%) GitLab
3 109 (13.16%) JIRA
4 107 (12.92%) Git (software)
5 40 (4.83%) TeamCity
6 35 (4.23%) Bitbucket
7 30 (3.62%) CircleCI
8 21 (2.54%) GoCD
9 18 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.57%) JUnit
11 13 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.45%) Gatling
12 12 (1.45%) JMeter
12 12 (1.45%) SoapUI
12 12 (1.45%) TestNG
12 12 (1.45%) Travis CI
13 11 (1.33%) Spinnaker
14 9 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 155 (18.72%) Finance
2 123 (14.86%) Social Skills
3 38 (4.59%) Banking
4 33 (3.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 31 (3.74%) Marketing
5 31 (3.74%) Public Sector
6 26 (3.14%) Electronics
6 26 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.02%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.05%) Wearables
9 16 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.93%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.81%) Retail
11 12 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
12 11 (1.33%) Publishing
13 10 (1.21%) Games
14 8 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.72%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.36%) Automotive
16 3 (0.36%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.52%) Node.js
2 46 (5.56%) .NET
3 42 (5.07%) Kafka
4 27 (3.26%) JSON
5 23 (2.78%) REST
6 20 (2.42%) YAML
7 17 (2.05%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (1.93%) Web Services
9 15 (1.81%) Zuul
10 12 (1.45%) React
10 12 (1.45%) Spring
10 12 (1.45%) Spring Boot
11 11 (1.33%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.33%) Django
12 10 (1.21%) .NET Core
13 7 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (0.85%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (0.72%) Apache NiFi
14 6 (0.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (7.00%) Cloud Native
3 40 (4.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 24 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.05%) Smartphone
7 15 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 14 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.72%) Life Science
13 5 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (0.48%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.48%) PKI
14 4 (0.48%) Social Media
15 3 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 365 (44.08%) Linux
2 99 (11.96%) Windows
3 59 (7.13%) Unix
4 31 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.02%) CentOS
6 24 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.60%) Debian
11 2 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (100.00%) DevOps
2 364 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (39.98%) Infrastructure as Code
4 200 (24.15%) Configuration Management
5 137 (16.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 132 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
7 131 (15.82%) Mentoring
8 96 (11.59%) SDLC
9 95 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (10.51%) Fintech
11 79 (9.54%) GitOps
11 79 (9.54%) Test Automation
12 77 (9.30%) Service Design
13 76 (9.18%) Microservices
14 68 (8.21%) Artificial Intelligence
15 56 (6.76%) Software Engineering
16 52 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
17 49 (5.92%) Continuous Deployment
18 48 (5.80%) Decision-Making
19 45 (5.43%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 332 (40.10%) Python
2 180 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 128 (15.46%) Java
4 125 (15.10%) Go
5 108 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 62 (7.49%) JavaScript
7 51 (6.16%) C#
7 51 (6.16%) Ruby
7 51 (6.16%) SQL
8 21 (2.54%) PHP
9 20 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.05%) MATLAB
11 14 (1.69%) C++
12 10 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.85%) Clojure
14 6 (0.72%) Perl
15 5 (0.60%) Groovy
16 4 (0.48%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.24%) Rust
17 2 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 137 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 127 (15.34%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.83%) Degree
4 10 (1.21%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.66%) QA
2 11 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 498 (60.14%) Docker
2 24 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.48%) Xen
6 3 (0.36%) NFS
6 3 (0.36%) Varnish
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 602 (72.71%) Terraform
2 546 (65.94%) Kubernetes
3 391 (47.22%) Ansible
4 150 (18.12%) Puppet
5 93 (11.23%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (6.04%) Prometheus
7 36 (4.35%) Istio
8 21 (2.54%) Grafana
9 18 (2.17%) Nagios
10 13 (1.57%) Mesos
11 8 (0.97%) Packer
12 7 (0.85%) Consul
13 5 (0.60%) Sysdig
14 4 (0.48%) Argo
14 4 (0.48%) Knative
14 4 (0.48%) linkerd
14 4 (0.48%) Rancher
15 2 (0.24%) Kibana
15 2 (0.24%) Salt
15 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 80 (9.66%) Google
2 39 (4.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.71%) Red Hat
3 29 (3.50%) Oracle
4 26 (3.14%) VMware
5 25 (3.02%) SAP
6 12 (1.45%) Splunk
7 10 (1.21%) Cisco
8 6 (0.72%) Apple
8 6 (0.72%) LexisNexis
9 5 (0.60%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.36%) New Relic
10 3 (0.36%) RedGate
11 2 (0.24%) Cadence
11 2 (0.24%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.24%) HP
11 2 (0.24%) SendGrid
11 2 (0.24%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.24%) Stackify
11 2 (0.24%) Sybase