Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 January 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 > North East
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 81 42
Rank change year-on-year +38 -39 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 36 23 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.84% 1.81% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 1.85% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 44 22 91
Median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £52,925
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -14.97% +17.61%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 912 1,243 1,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.72% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 773 901 1,004
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,700
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,502
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the North East

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the North East

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the North East

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Tyne and Wear +39 34 £51,250 +13.89% 11
Durham +3 2 £53,750 -17.31%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 North East region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 23 (63.89%) Ansible
3 19 (52.78%) Azure
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 15 (41.67%) Terraform
6 14 (38.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (36.11%) Kubernetes
7 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 12 (33.33%) AWS
8 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.00%) Docker
9 9 (25.00%) Python
10 8 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (19.44%) Microservices
12 5 (13.89%) Coaching
12 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (13.89%) Kafka
12 5 (13.89%) Games
12 5 (13.89%) MySQL
12 5 (13.89%) Windows
12 5 (13.89%) Apache
12 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
12 5 (13.89%) Apache Flex
12 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 4 (11.11%) Java
13 4 (11.11%) Node.js
13 4 (11.11%) Jenkins

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (13.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Azure
2 12 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.33%) GCP
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) GitLab
General
1 5 (13.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Apache Flex
1 5 (13.89%) Kafka
2 4 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) Microservices
7 5 (13.89%) Coaching
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) Task Automation
10 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
11 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 2 (5.56%) Jython
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) Ansible
2 15 (41.67%) Terraform
3 13 (36.11%) Kubernetes
4 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.33%) Puppet
6 2 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft