The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Development Operations Engineer
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 136 147
Rank change year-on-year +33 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 57 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.23% 1.18% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 1.22% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 27
Median salary £57,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2486 3127 3443
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 97.14% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2186 2523 2726
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Leeds

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Leeds.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Leeds

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) DevOps
2 97 (82.20%) Linux
3 86 (72.88%) Puppet
3 86 (72.88%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (67.80%) Ruby
5 74 (62.71%) Python
5 74 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (61.02%) Unix
7 69 (58.47%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
9 62 (52.54%) SQL
10 60 (50.85%) Oracle
11 57 (48.31%) DSDM
11 57 (48.31%) Scrum
11 57 (48.31%) Shell Script
11 57 (48.31%) vSphere
11 57 (48.31%) OpenStack
11 57 (48.31%) CloudStack
11 57 (48.31%) XenServer
11 57 (48.31%) Xen
12 56 (47.46%) EnterpriseDB
13 53 (44.92%) Jenkins
14 52 (44.07%) Configuration Management
15 51 (43.22%) Red Hat
15 51 (43.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
17 45 (38.14%) Windows
18 43 (36.44%) Bash Shell
18 43 (36.44%) Ansible
19 34 (28.81%) Cobbler

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 57 (48.31%) CloudStack
1 57 (48.31%) OpenStack
2 26 (22.03%) JBoss
2 26 (22.03%) WebLogic
2 26 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (55.93%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.08%) PaaS
4 5 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.24%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.42%) Firewall
2 3 (2.54%) DNS
2 3 (2.54%) Network Security
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) Big Data
3 4 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.39%) Redis
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (44.92%) Jenkins
2 33 (27.97%) TeamCity
3 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.47%) Subversion
5 8 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (5.08%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.69%) JMeter
8 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.85%) GitLab
9 1 (0.85%) GoCD
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.85%) Maven
9 1 (0.85%) NuGet
9 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
1 7 (5.93%) Games
2 4 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) .NET
2 7 (5.93%) Node.js
2 7 (5.93%) Web Services
3 4 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.54%) CSS
4 3 (2.54%) HTML
4 3 (2.54%) JSON
4 3 (2.54%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.85%) jQuery
6 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (82.20%) Linux
2 72 (61.02%) Unix
3 51 (43.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (38.14%) Windows
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.39%) CentOS
6 4 (3.39%) Debian
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) DevOps
2 74 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (58.47%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (48.31%) DSDM
4 57 (48.31%) Scrum
5 52 (44.07%) Configuration Management
6 34 (28.81%) RUP
7 26 (22.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (22.03%) ITIL
8 11 (9.32%) Open Source
9 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.78%) Auto-Scaling
10 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.78%) OWASP
10 8 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.08%) Server Building
12 5 (4.24%) Presales
13 4 (3.39%) Data Protection
13 4 (3.39%) High Availability
14 3 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (67.80%) Ruby
2 74 (62.71%) Python
3 62 (52.54%) SQL
4 57 (48.31%) Shell Script
5 43 (36.44%) Bash Shell
6 16 (13.56%) PowerShell
7 14 (11.86%) Java
8 9 (7.63%) PHP
9 6 (5.08%) C#
10 4 (3.39%) C++
10 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) UCITS
System Software
1 57 (48.31%) vSphere
1 57 (48.31%) Xen
1 57 (48.31%) XenServer
2 12 (10.17%) Docker
3 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 86 (72.88%) Opscode Chef
1 86 (72.88%) Puppet
2 43 (36.44%) Ansible
3 34 (28.81%) Cobbler
3 34 (28.81%) Tivoli
4 10 (8.47%) Packer
4 10 (8.47%) Terraform
5 6 (5.08%) Salt
6 3 (2.54%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.54%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (2.54%) Nagios
6 3 (2.54%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.85%) logstash
8 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (50.85%) Oracle
2 56 (47.46%) EnterpriseDB
3 51 (43.22%) Red Hat
4 46 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.32%) VMware
6 6 (5.08%) Splunk
7 3 (2.54%) F5
7 3 (2.54%) New Relic
7 3 (2.54%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.69%) Google
8 2 (1.69%) Perforce
9 1 (0.85%) Dell
9 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
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