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The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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

Senior Development Operations
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 402 383 430
Rank change year-on-year -19 +47 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 1,222 827 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.89% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 575 619 315
10th Percentile £63,800 £55,000 £51,300
25th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -

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 129,555 92,683 54,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 90.96% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 73,860 66,234 44,834
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in England

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in England

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in England

Senior DevOps
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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 +2 881 £87,500 +2.94% 40
South East -41 106 £80,000 +10.34% 9
North of England -89 90 £76,250 +22.00% 13
South West -21 43 £75,000 +3.45% 4
Midlands -55 43 £70,000 -1.58% 9
North West -71 41 £85,000 +25.93% 6
Yorkshire -51 33 £80,000 +28.00% 4
West Midlands -77 26 £75,000 +7.14% 7
East of England -37 25 £80,000 +10.34% 3
East Midlands +3 16 £55,000 -23.88% 2
North East -4 16 £70,000 +29.63% 3
Senior DevOps
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, Senior DevOps job roles required the following 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 in the job title.

1 1,222 (100.00%) DevOps
2 930 (76.10%) AWS
3 918 (75.12%) CI/CD
4 852 (69.72%) Terraform
5 815 (66.69%) Kubernetes
6 681 (55.73%) Docker
7 680 (55.65%) Azure
8 642 (52.54%) Python
9 621 (50.82%) Infrastructure as Code
10 578 (47.30%) Ansible
11 570 (46.64%) Agile
12 555 (45.42%) Jenkins
13 530 (43.37%) GCP
14 507 (41.49%) Linux
15 436 (35.68%) Finance
16 425 (34.78%) Containerisation
17 338 (27.66%) Go
18 326 (26.68%) Serverless
19 308 (25.20%) AWS CloudFormation
19 308 (25.20%) Bash
20 280 (22.91%) Puppet
21 275 (22.50%) Microservices
22 259 (21.19%) Test Automation
23 257 (21.03%) Configuration Management
24 255 (20.87%) Git (software)
25 234 (19.15%) PowerShell
26 220 (18.00%) Java
27 210 (17.18%) Coaching
28 207 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
29 202 (16.53%) Groovy

Senior DevOps 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
1 107 (8.76%) IIS
2 105 (8.59%) Tomcat
3 95 (7.77%) JBoss
4 25 (2.05%) Confluence
5 23 (1.88%) OpenStack
6 22 (1.80%) nginx
7 16 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (1.06%) CMS
8 13 (1.06%) Headless CMS
9 11 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.82%) Apache
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.082%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.082%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.082%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.082%) Traefik
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 14 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.74%) Fidessa
3 5 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.33%) Summit
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 930 (76.10%) AWS
2 680 (55.65%) Azure
3 530 (43.37%) GCP
4 326 (26.68%) Serverless
5 308 (25.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 158 (12.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 146 (11.95%) AWS Lambda
8 145 (11.87%) OpenShift
9 142 (11.62%) Azure DevOps
10 109 (8.92%) AWS CodePipeline
10 109 (8.92%) PaaS
11 97 (7.94%) Azure Stack
12 96 (7.86%) Cloud Functions
13 93 (7.61%) GitHub
14 90 (7.36%) SaaS
15 88 (7.20%) Amazon ECS
16 84 (6.87%) dbt
17 82 (6.71%) Amazon EKS
18 78 (6.38%) Amazon S3
19 72 (5.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 155 (12.68%) Firewall
2 97 (7.94%) Internet
3 45 (3.68%) DNS
4 34 (2.78%) VPN
5 16 (1.31%) Software-Defined Networking
6 14 (1.15%) Broadband
6 14 (1.15%) DHCP
6 14 (1.15%) SMS
7 10 (0.82%) AMQP
8 9 (0.74%) FIX Connectivity
9 8 (0.65%) FTP
9 8 (0.65%) PPP
10 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.49%) WebEx
11 5 (0.41%) Network Security
11 5 (0.41%) WAN
12 4 (0.33%) BGP
12 4 (0.33%) IPsec
12 4 (0.33%) MPLS
13 3 (0.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (12.03%) NoSQL
2 83 (6.79%) MySQL
3 78 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
4 57 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (3.93%) MongoDB
6 48 (3.93%) SQL Server
7 43 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.78%) DynamoDB
8 34 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.29%) Big Data
10 26 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.72%) Amazon Athena
12 20 (1.64%) Amazon Aurora
12 20 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
13 19 (1.55%) ArangoDB
13 19 (1.55%) Power BI
14 16 (1.31%) Redis
15 14 (1.15%) Amazon QuickSight
15 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 555 (45.42%) Jenkins
2 255 (20.87%) Git (software)
3 121 (9.90%) CircleCI
4 120 (9.82%) Subversion
5 97 (7.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 84 (6.87%) TeamCity
7 79 (6.46%) GitLab
8 46 (3.76%) SonarQube
9 45 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 45 (3.68%) Maven
10 44 (3.60%) Bitbucket
11 36 (2.95%) JIRA
11 36 (2.95%) Travis CI
12 35 (2.86%) Gradle
13 31 (2.54%) Selenium
14 28 (2.29%) Cucumber
14 28 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (2.21%) Artifactory
16 26 (2.13%) Spinnaker
17 25 (2.05%) GoCD
General
1 436 (35.68%) Finance
2 179 (14.65%) Banking
3 151 (12.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 143 (11.70%) Retail
5 136 (11.13%) Social Skills
6 113 (9.25%) Manufacturing
7 84 (6.87%) Public Sector
8 67 (5.48%) Games
9 41 (3.36%) Legal
10 35 (2.86%) Marketing
11 25 (2.05%) Presentation Skills
12 22 (1.80%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.80%) Tech for Good
13 21 (1.72%) Automotive
14 19 (1.55%) Publishing
15 18 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (1.39%) Electronics
16 17 (1.39%) Law
17 16 (1.31%) Telecoms
18 13 (1.06%) Agriculture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (13.75%) Elastic Stack
2 125 (10.23%) Node.js
3 107 (8.76%) Kafka
4 74 (6.06%) React
5 61 (4.99%) .NET
5 61 (4.99%) Web Services
6 60 (4.91%) RESTful
7 58 (4.75%) REST
8 39 (3.19%) Spring
9 38 (3.11%) Spring Boot
10 27 (2.21%) JSON
11 26 (2.13%) GraphQL
12 24 (1.96%) YAML
13 19 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
14 18 (1.47%) .NET Core
15 15 (1.23%) JSON Schema
16 14 (1.15%) Apollo GraphQL
17 12 (0.98%) .NET Framework
17 12 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
18 9 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 174 (14.24%) Cloud Native
2 104 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
3 97 (7.94%) Public Cloud
4 95 (7.77%) Life Science
5 94 (7.69%) Private Cloud
6 91 (7.45%) Mobile App
7 67 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
8 59 (4.83%) FMCG
9 44 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
10 43 (3.52%) Social Network
11 35 (2.86%) Virtual Team
12 33 (2.70%) User Experience
13 32 (2.62%) Legacy Systems
14 26 (2.13%) Blog
14 26 (2.13%) Client/Server
14 26 (2.13%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.47%) Social Media
16 17 (1.39%) Educational Technology
16 17 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
17 16 (1.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 507 (41.49%) Linux
2 184 (15.06%) Windows
3 125 (10.23%) Windows Server
4 76 (6.22%) Unix
5 33 (2.70%) CentOS
6 31 (2.54%) Ubuntu
7 24 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.15%) Amazon Linux
8 14 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.90%) Mesosphere
10 10 (0.82%) Android
11 9 (0.74%) Solaris
12 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.25%) VMS
14 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,222 (100.00%) DevOps
2 918 (75.12%) CI/CD
3 621 (50.82%) Infrastructure as Code
4 570 (46.64%) Agile
5 425 (34.78%) Containerisation
6 275 (22.50%) Microservices
7 259 (21.19%) Test Automation
8 257 (21.03%) Configuration Management
9 210 (17.18%) Coaching
10 191 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
11 178 (14.57%) Mentoring
12 165 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
13 154 (12.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 137 (11.21%) High Availability
15 136 (11.13%) SDLC
15 136 (11.13%) Software Delivery
16 134 (10.97%) Software Engineering
17 133 (10.88%) Build Automation
18 127 (10.39%) Observability
19 116 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 642 (52.54%) Python
2 338 (27.66%) Go
3 308 (25.20%) Bash
4 234 (19.15%) PowerShell
5 220 (18.00%) Java
6 202 (16.53%) Groovy
7 132 (10.80%) SQL
8 100 (8.18%) JavaScript
8 100 (8.18%) Ruby
9 89 (7.28%) C#
10 47 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 21 (1.72%) PHP
12 18 (1.47%) C++
12 18 (1.47%) Rust
13 17 (1.39%) Scala
14 14 (1.15%) Kotlin
15 12 (0.98%) Bicep
16 11 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.49%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (4.91%) Degree
2 34 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 24 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.33%) CCNA
8 4 (0.33%) CCNP
8 4 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.33%) JNCIA
8 4 (0.33%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.082%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.31%) GDPR
2 14 (1.15%) QA
3 9 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.25%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.25%) SLA
5 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.082%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.082%) SOC 2
System Software
1 681 (55.73%) Docker
2 95 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 23 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.82%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.41%) vSphere
7 4 (0.33%) Ceph
8 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.082%) KVM
9 1 (0.082%) LXC
9 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 852 (69.72%) Terraform
2 815 (66.69%) Kubernetes
3 578 (47.30%) Ansible
4 280 (22.91%) Puppet
5 207 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (9.90%) Prometheus
7 73 (5.97%) Grafana
8 41 (3.36%) Packer
9 36 (2.95%) Istio
10 35 (2.86%) Consul
11 25 (2.05%) Fortio
11 25 (2.05%) Kiali
12 23 (1.88%) Graylog
13 22 (1.80%) Graphite
14 20 (1.64%) Argo
14 20 (1.64%) HAProxy
15 19 (1.55%) Mesos
16 15 (1.23%) Rancher
17 14 (1.15%) Kibana
17 14 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (11.54%) Splunk
2 100 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 98 (8.02%) Google
4 60 (4.91%) Facebook
5 34 (2.78%) Oracle
6 33 (2.70%) New Relic
7 31 (2.54%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.29%) SaltStack
9 27 (2.21%) VMware
10 25 (2.05%) AppDynamics
10 25 (2.05%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.55%) Checkmarx
11 19 (1.55%) F5
11 19 (1.55%) Veracode
12 18 (1.47%) Funding Circle
13 14 (1.15%) SAP
14 13 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.98%) Samsung
16 9 (0.74%) Bloomberg
16 9 (0.74%) Reuters