Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 199 213
Rank change year-on-year +82 +14 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 122 169 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.04% 1.39% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.44% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 102 124 164
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

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 5,716 11,709 14,362
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.22% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,729 9,174 11,458
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +54 86 £60,000 +9.09% 22
East Midlands +57 36 £45,000 -21.74% 9
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) DevOps
2 96 (78.69%) Azure
3 77 (63.11%) AWS
4 59 (48.36%) Kubernetes
5 58 (47.54%) Docker
5 58 (47.54%) Python
6 54 (44.26%) Linux
7 53 (43.44%) Terraform
8 51 (41.80%) Jenkins
9 49 (40.16%) Ansible
9 49 (40.16%) Microsoft
10 42 (34.43%) PowerShell
11 41 (33.61%) Git (software)
12 37 (30.33%) Bash Shell
13 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (26.23%) Windows
14 32 (26.23%) SQL
14 32 (26.23%) Puppet
15 30 (24.59%) Public Cloud
16 28 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (22.95%) Infrastructure as Code
17 26 (21.31%) GCP
18 23 (18.85%) Java
18 23 (18.85%) .NET
19 22 (18.03%) PaaS
20 21 (17.21%) GitHub
21 20 (16.39%) GitLab
21 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
22 19 (15.57%) IaaS
22 19 (15.57%) Microservices

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 7 (5.74%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (78.69%) Azure
2 77 (63.11%) AWS
3 26 (21.31%) GCP
4 22 (18.03%) PaaS
5 21 (17.21%) GitHub
6 19 (15.57%) IaaS
7 13 (10.66%) Serverless
8 12 (9.84%) SaaS
9 10 (8.20%) AWS CodePipeline
10 8 (6.56%) Amazon S3
11 7 (5.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (5.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (5.74%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (4.10%) CloudFront
13 4 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (3.28%) AWS CodeBuild
13 4 (3.28%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (3.28%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.28%) DNS
3 3 (2.46%) Firewall
3 3 (2.46%) HTTP
3 3 (2.46%) VPN
4 2 (1.64%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.48%) MySQL
3 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.82%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.82%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (41.80%) Jenkins
2 41 (33.61%) Git (software)
3 20 (16.39%) GitLab
4 14 (11.48%) Bitbucket
5 12 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (9.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (9.02%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.92%) Maven
8 5 (4.10%) CircleCI
8 5 (4.10%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.28%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.46%) Hudson
10 3 (2.46%) JIRA
10 3 (2.46%) Selenium
11 2 (1.64%) NUnit
11 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Retail
3 7 (5.74%) Digital Economy
4 5 (4.10%) Billing
5 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.28%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.46%) Marketing
7 2 (1.64%) Automotive
7 2 (1.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.85%) .NET
2 16 (13.11%) Web Services
3 15 (12.30%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (11.48%) LAMP
5 12 (9.84%) Node.js
5 12 (9.84%) YAML
6 11 (9.02%) HTML
6 11 (9.02%) JSON
7 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.28%) Velocity
8 3 (2.46%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.82%) Ajax
9 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.82%) jQuery
9 1 (0.82%) Kafka
9 1 (0.82%) React
9 1 (0.82%) REST
9 1 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.56%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (5.74%) User Experience
4 5 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.64%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 32 (26.23%) Windows
3 13 (10.66%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.38%) CentOS
6 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.64%) VMS
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (22.95%) Infrastructure as Code
4 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
5 19 (15.57%) Deployment Automation
5 19 (15.57%) Microservices
6 17 (13.93%) Scrum
6 17 (13.93%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.30%) Open Source
8 14 (11.48%) IT Strategy
9 13 (10.66%) High Availability
9 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Automation
9 13 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
11 11 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (9.02%) Task Automation
12 10 (8.20%) ITIL
12 10 (8.20%) Load Balancing
13 9 (7.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) Python
2 42 (34.43%) PowerShell
3 37 (30.33%) Bash Shell
4 32 (26.23%) SQL
5 23 (18.85%) Java
6 18 (14.75%) C#
7 15 (12.30%) Go
7 15 (12.30%) Perl
7 15 (12.30%) Ruby
8 11 (9.02%) PHP
9 9 (7.38%) C++
9 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) GDPR
2 6 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 58 (47.54%) Docker
2 13 (10.66%) vSphere
3 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (48.36%) Kubernetes
2 53 (43.44%) Terraform
3 49 (40.16%) Ansible
4 32 (26.23%) Puppet
5 15 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (10.66%) Packer
7 11 (9.02%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (8.20%) Consul
8 10 (8.20%) Grafana
9 9 (7.38%) Graphite
9 9 (7.38%) Prometheus
10 5 (4.10%) Rancher
11 3 (2.46%) Fluentd
11 3 (2.46%) Nagios
12 1 (0.82%) Mesos
12 1 (0.82%) rkt
12 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (40.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) Google
3 12 (9.84%) VMware
4 6 (4.92%) New Relic
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle
5 5 (4.10%) Splunk
6 3 (2.46%) Percona
7 2 (1.64%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.82%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.82%) UiPath