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The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -34 +11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 44 68 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.64% 5.91% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 6.36% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 29
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £32,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £56,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £85,625 £63,375 £54,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -

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 1,573 1,070 891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 93.04% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 829 703
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,050
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -28 39 £62,500 +31.58% 6
Northumberland - 5 £75,000 - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following 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 44 (100.00%) DevOps
2 33 (75.00%) AWS
3 31 (70.45%) CI/CD
4 28 (63.64%) Infrastructure as Code
5 27 (61.36%) Azure
6 26 (59.09%) Terraform
7 25 (56.82%) Ansible
8 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 16 (36.36%) Linux
10 15 (34.09%) Python
10 15 (34.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (31.82%) Docker
11 14 (31.82%) Public Sector
12 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
12 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
13 12 (27.27%) Bash
13 12 (27.27%) GitLab
14 11 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
14 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
15 10 (22.73%) Agile
15 10 (22.73%) Puppet
15 10 (22.73%) Platform Engineering
16 9 (20.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 9 (20.45%) GCP
17 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
17 8 (18.18%) Retail
17 8 (18.18%) Finance
17 8 (18.18%) Windows
17 8 (18.18%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 33 (75.00%) AWS
2 27 (61.36%) Azure
3 15 (34.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) GCP
6 6 (13.64%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (11.36%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (11.36%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (11.36%) Azure AKS
7 5 (11.36%) GitHub
7 5 (11.36%) GitHub Actions
7 5 (11.36%) Serverless
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
8 4 (9.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 4 (9.09%) Route 53
9 3 (6.82%) Azure Pipelines
9 3 (6.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (9.09%) DynamoDB
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) GitLab
3 6 (13.64%) CircleCI
4 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (31.82%) Public Sector
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) ARM Templates
1 5 (11.36%) YAML
2 3 (6.82%) Node.js
2 3 (6.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) DevOps
2 31 (70.45%) CI/CD
3 28 (63.64%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (22.73%) Agile
5 10 (22.73%) Platform Engineering
6 9 (20.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Data Security
8 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 4 (9.09%) DataOps
10 4 (9.09%) DevSecOps
11 3 (6.82%) Information Security
11 3 (6.82%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 2 (4.55%) Technology Transformation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Python
2 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 12 (27.27%) Bash
4 5 (11.36%) Bicep
5 4 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Go
5 4 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (59.09%) Terraform
2 25 (56.82%) Ansible
3 13 (29.55%) Kubernetes
4 10 (22.73%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) CFEngine
5 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) Grafana
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) VMware