Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 48 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 76 30 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.53% 3.75% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 3.85% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 66 26 28
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,875 £37,475
25th Percentile £37,813 £42,500 £42,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% +8.11%
75th Percentile £56,500 £53,438 £55,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 1,075 779 1,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.35% 97.38% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 842 649 915
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,911
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £56,500 £51,250 £51,740
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +10 72 £47,500 - 20
Durham - 3 £47,500 -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 76 (100.00%) DevOps
2 59 (77.63%) AWS
3 52 (68.42%) Terraform
4 50 (65.79%) Kubernetes
4 50 (65.79%) Linux
5 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (51.32%) Git (software)
7 37 (48.68%) Azure
8 28 (36.84%) Puppet
9 24 (31.58%) Docker
10 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure as Code
11 22 (28.95%) GitLab
11 22 (28.95%) Python
12 19 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
13 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
14 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
15 16 (21.05%) Scrum
15 16 (21.05%) Decision-Making
15 16 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
16 15 (19.74%) Ansible
16 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
17 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (18.42%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (18.42%) Istio
18 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
19 12 (15.79%) Migration
20 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
20 10 (13.16%) Task 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 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 59 (77.63%) AWS
2 37 (48.68%) Azure
3 19 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.58%) GCP
5 5 (6.58%) IaaS
5 5 (6.58%) PaaS
5 5 (6.58%) SaaS
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.63%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.63%) GitHub
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.63%) Serverless
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.32%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (1.32%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
1 5 (6.58%) VPN
2 3 (3.95%) BGP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) IPv4
2 3 (3.95%) IPv6
2 3 (3.95%) OSPF
2 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 39 (51.32%) Git (software)
2 22 (28.95%) GitLab
3 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.58%) JIRA
6 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.95%) CircleCI
6 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.32%) Chocolatey
7 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (11.84%) Social Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (6.58%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) CentOS
3 3 (3.95%) Debian
3 3 (3.95%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) DevOps
2 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 16 (21.05%) Decision-Making
4 16 (21.05%) Deployment Automation
4 16 (21.05%) Scrum
5 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.79%) Migration
8 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.16%) Task Automation
9 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.53%) Open Source
10 8 (10.53%) Project Management
10 8 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.21%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (7.89%) Coaching
12 6 (7.89%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) Python
2 17 (22.37%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.21%) Java
5 6 (7.89%) C#
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.58%) SQL
7 4 (5.26%) C
7 4 (5.26%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) Go
7 4 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (2.63%) Jython
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) KVM
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 52 (68.42%) Terraform
2 50 (65.79%) Kubernetes
3 28 (36.84%) Puppet
4 19 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (19.74%) Ansible
6 14 (18.42%) Istio
7 5 (6.58%) Packer
8 3 (3.95%) CFEngine
8 3 (3.95%) Nagios
8 3 (3.95%) Proxmox
8 3 (3.95%) Salt
8 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.32%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) SaltStack
1 6 (7.89%) VMware
2 5 (6.58%) New Relic
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.32%) Birst
5 1 (1.32%) Informatica
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) SnapLogic
5 1 (1.32%) Veracode