Period
to 4 December 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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

Development Operations Engineer
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 75 197
Rank change year-on-year -40 +122 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 283 168 149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.65% 3.52% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 3.69% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 208 141 122
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,250 £35,125
25th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £56,798
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.64% +3.27%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £69,688
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% -7.41% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,962 4,555 10,951
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 95.37% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,438 3,751 9,209
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the Midlands

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
West Midlands -33 220 £67,500 +12.03% 44
East Midlands -43 63 £60,000 +26.32% 13
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 Midlands region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 283 (100.00%) DevOps
2 200 (70.67%) Terraform
3 191 (67.49%) Azure
4 182 (64.31%) Kubernetes
5 174 (61.48%) Docker
6 136 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (44.88%) AWS
8 119 (42.05%) Infrastructure as Code
9 114 (40.28%) Linux
10 109 (38.52%) PowerShell
11 102 (36.04%) Jenkins
12 101 (35.69%) Ansible
13 79 (27.92%) Python
14 67 (23.67%) Bash Shell
15 59 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
16 57 (20.14%) Security Cleared
17 54 (19.08%) SC Cleared
18 53 (18.73%) Configuration Management
19 45 (15.90%) Windows
19 45 (15.90%) JIRA
20 41 (14.49%) Java
21 40 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (13.78%) GCP
23 37 (13.07%) C#
24 34 (12.01%) SQL
25 33 (11.66%) Puppet
26 32 (11.31%) Microservices
26 32 (11.31%) Go
26 32 (11.31%) Load Balancing
27 31 (10.95%) Git (software)

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 21 (7.42%) IIS
2 12 (4.24%) Confluence
3 9 (3.18%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.12%) JBoss
4 6 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.77%) Apache
6 4 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.41%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 191 (67.49%) Azure
2 127 (44.88%) AWS
3 39 (13.78%) GCP
4 29 (10.25%) IaaS
4 29 (10.25%) PaaS
5 22 (7.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (6.71%) GitHub
7 16 (5.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (5.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 16 (5.65%) Azure Key Vault
7 16 (5.65%) Microsoft 365
8 14 (4.95%) Amazon ECS
9 13 (4.59%) SaaS
10 12 (4.24%) Amazon EKS
10 12 (4.24%) Azure App Service
11 8 (2.83%) Serverless
12 6 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (2.12%) Azure Pipelines
13 5 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.83%) DNS
2 21 (7.42%) Firewall
3 16 (5.65%) HTTP
4 12 (4.24%) DHCP
4 12 (4.24%) IPv6
5 8 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.12%) Network Security
7 4 (1.41%) DMZ
8 2 (0.71%) Internet
9 1 (0.35%) IPv4
9 1 (0.35%) LAN
9 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.53%) MySQL
5 8 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) DB2
7 2 (0.71%) Event Store
7 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.35%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.35%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 102 (36.04%) Jenkins
2 45 (15.90%) JIRA
3 31 (10.95%) Git (software)
4 29 (10.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (9.89%) TeamCity
6 19 (6.71%) Selenium
7 16 (5.65%) GitLab
8 13 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (3.18%) JMeter
10 6 (2.12%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.12%) Maven
11 4 (1.41%) Ant
11 4 (1.41%) Appium
11 4 (1.41%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.41%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.41%) Liquibase
11 4 (1.41%) NeoLoad
11 4 (1.41%) REST Assured
11 4 (1.41%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (8.48%) Social Skills
2 15 (5.30%) Finance
3 14 (4.95%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.59%) Law
5 9 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.18%) Retail
6 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.77%) Back Office
7 5 (1.77%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.83%) ARM Templates
2 19 (6.71%) .NET
3 16 (5.65%) OAuth
3 16 (5.65%) OAuth2
4 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.24%) REST
5 12 (4.24%) Web Services
6 8 (2.83%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.47%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.41%) Kafka
8 4 (1.41%) LAMP
8 4 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (1.41%) Node.js
8 4 (1.41%) React Native
8 4 (1.41%) Redux
9 3 (1.06%) YAML
10 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.71%) React
10 2 (0.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.30%) Public Cloud
2 13 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.12%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.41%) Blog
5 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (40.28%) Linux
2 45 (15.90%) Windows
3 20 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.01%) Unix
5 9 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.77%) CentOS
7 5 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (100.00%) DevOps
2 136 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (42.05%) Infrastructure as Code
4 59 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (18.73%) Configuration Management
6 40 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (11.31%) Load Balancing
7 32 (11.31%) Microservices
8 27 (9.54%) SDLC
9 26 (9.19%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 23 (8.13%) GitOps
10 23 (8.13%) Service Design
11 22 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (6.36%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.01%) Network Virtualisation
14 16 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (5.65%) Virtual Environments
15 15 (5.30%) DevSecOps
16 14 (4.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (38.52%) PowerShell
2 79 (27.92%) Python
3 67 (23.67%) Bash Shell
4 41 (14.49%) Java
5 37 (13.07%) C#
6 34 (12.01%) SQL
7 32 (11.31%) Go
8 22 (7.77%) Perl
9 19 (6.71%) Ruby
10 15 (5.30%) PHP
11 13 (4.59%) JavaScript
12 10 (3.53%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.18%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.06%) Groovy
15 2 (0.71%) C-shell
15 2 (0.71%) R
15 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.35%) Clojure
16 1 (0.35%) Lisp
16 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 54 (19.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.47%) Degree
4 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 174 (61.48%) Docker
2 9 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 200 (70.67%) Terraform
2 182 (64.31%) Kubernetes
3 101 (35.69%) Ansible
4 33 (11.66%) Puppet
5 18 (6.36%) Istio
5 18 (6.36%) Rancher
6 14 (4.95%) Grafana
6 14 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.18%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.83%) CFEngine
8 8 (2.83%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (2.47%) Nagios
10 6 (2.12%) Packer
10 6 (2.12%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.77%) Rundeck
12 4 (1.41%) Consul
12 4 (1.41%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.35%) Graphite
13 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (9.54%) Oracle
2 16 (5.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.59%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.24%) AppDynamics
5 10 (3.53%) Google
6 9 (3.18%) VMware
7 6 (2.12%) Splunk
8 4 (1.41%) Delphix
8 4 (1.41%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.41%) Parasoft
9 2 (0.71%) Databricks
9 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.71%) Sybase
10 1 (0.35%) Alibaba
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco
10 1 (0.35%) IBM
10 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.35%) New Relic
10 1 (0.35%) SaltStack