Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - +78 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 16 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.44% - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 3
Leicester median annual salary £46,000 - £50,000
10th Percentile £42,500 - £45,500
90th Percentile £53,500 - £54,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -15.00% -13.04%

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 633 647 714
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 98.03% 98.76%
Number of salaries quoted 577 588 598
Leicester median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £41,543
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -9.73% +3.86%
10th Percentile £26,900 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,375 £57,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (81.25%) MySQL
5 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
5 10 (62.50%) Debian
5 10 (62.50%) Open Source
5 10 (62.50%) CentOS
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (56.25%) Docker
6 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (56.25%) Windows
7 8 (50.00%) JUnit
7 8 (50.00%) Selenium
7 8 (50.00%) Ruby
7 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (50.00%) Puppet
7 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (50.00%) YAML
7 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 8 (50.00%) SonarQube
7 8 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
8 6 (37.50%) BGP
9 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
9 5 (31.25%) Billing
9 5 (31.25%) DNS

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 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) GitHub
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) BGP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 8 (50.00%) JUnit
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 8 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Billing
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) YAML
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) CentOS
2 10 (62.50%) Debian
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Open Source
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
1 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 8 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) Terraform
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP