Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 14 December 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 67 86
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.78% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.68% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Leicester median annual salary £46,000 £38,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.26% -15.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £29,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £57,100 £51,000 £47,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -3.16% +22.58% -18.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 632 592 833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.50% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 486 548 768
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -8.54% +5.13%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Leicester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Leicester

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Leicester over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Leicester region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (40.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) YAML
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) YAML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) SAP