Period
to 28 October 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 43 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 +20 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 84 30 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.73% 4.32% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% 4.41% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 24
10th Percentile " £33,750 £36,775
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £53,463
Median % change year-on-year - -11.15% +10.23%
75th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £61,739
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%

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 1,140 680 1,093
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.27% 97.98% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 902 603 838
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £44,000 £40,869
Median % change year-on-year -1.14% +7.66% +2.17%
75th Percentile £56,250 £54,275 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,582
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +12 80 £47,500 - 14
Durham - 4 £37,500 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 84 (100.00%) DevOps
2 68 (80.95%) AWS
3 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (72.62%) Terraform
5 57 (67.86%) Kubernetes
6 52 (61.90%) Linux
7 47 (55.95%) Puppet
8 39 (46.43%) Docker
9 34 (40.48%) Infrastructure as Code
9 34 (40.48%) Azure
9 34 (40.48%) Git (software)
10 31 (36.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (36.90%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (30.95%) Configuration Management
12 24 (28.57%) Scrum
12 24 (28.57%) Python
12 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
13 20 (23.81%) Migration
14 19 (22.62%) Ansible
15 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
16 15 (17.86%) PowerShell
16 15 (17.86%) Open Source
17 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
17 14 (16.67%) Windows
17 14 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
19 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
19 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
19 11 (13.10%) Test Automation

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 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 68 (80.95%) AWS
2 34 (40.48%) Azure
3 31 (36.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (9.52%) IaaS
5 8 (9.52%) PaaS
6 7 (8.33%) SaaS
7 6 (7.14%) GCP
8 4 (4.76%) Serverless
9 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.38%) CloudFront
9 2 (2.38%) GitHub
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 4 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (3.57%) BGP
4 3 (3.57%) IPv4
4 3 (3.57%) IPv6
4 3 (3.57%) OSPF
4 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.57%) VPN
4 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 34 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.10%) GitLab
4 8 (9.52%) Mercurial
5 7 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.14%) CircleCI
6 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.76%) JIRA
8 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (5.95%) Social Skills
2 1 (1.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) ARM Templates
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.38%) Velocity
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.90%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (9.52%) Unix
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.76%) CentOS
6 3 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) DevOps
2 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.48%) Infrastructure as Code
4 26 (30.95%) Configuration Management
5 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
5 24 (28.57%) Scrum
6 20 (23.81%) Migration
7 15 (17.86%) Open Source
8 14 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
11 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.71%) Data Security
11 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
12 8 (9.52%) Task Automation
13 7 (8.33%) Project Management
14 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
14 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
14 6 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.57%) Python
2 15 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.52%) Java
5 7 (8.33%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) Perl
6 4 (4.76%) Go
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby
6 4 (4.76%) SQL
7 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) C-shell
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) R
9 1 (1.19%) Groovy
9 1 (1.19%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) KVM
4 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) LXC
Systems Management
1 61 (72.62%) Terraform
2 57 (67.86%) Kubernetes
3 47 (55.95%) Puppet
4 31 (36.90%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (22.62%) Ansible
6 6 (7.14%) CFEngine
6 6 (7.14%) Packer
7 3 (3.57%) Nagios
7 3 (3.57%) Proxmox
7 3 (3.57%) Salt
7 3 (3.57%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.38%) Grafana
8 2 (2.38%) Istio
8 2 (2.38%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.19%) Consul
9 1 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.14%) SaltStack
1 6 (7.14%) VMware
2 5 (5.95%) New Relic
3 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.19%) Birst
4 1 (1.19%) Informatica
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) SnapLogic
4 1 (1.19%) Splunk