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The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Development Operations Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 94 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps Engineer 16 11 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.15% 0.92% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.99% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 6
10th Percentile £50,625 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £40,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £54,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +29.63% +14.89% -22.67%
75th Percentile £80,000 £56,500 £52,000
90th Percentile - £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%

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 1,329 1,114 727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 93.61% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 945 837 624
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,325
25th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,500 £50,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Senior DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North East

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North East

Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps Engineer in the North East

Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 August 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 +4 13 £67,500 +25.00% 1
Northumberland - 3 £75,000 -
Senior DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Senior 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 Senior DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Azure
3 12 (75.00%) Agile
3 12 (75.00%) Terraform
3 12 (75.00%) CI/CD
4 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (68.75%) Azure DevOps
4 11 (68.75%) AWS
5 10 (62.50%) Python
5 10 (62.50%) Docker
6 9 (56.25%) Ansible
6 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
6 9 (56.25%) Azure AKS
7 8 (50.00%) YAML
7 8 (50.00%) Retail
7 8 (50.00%) Bash
7 8 (50.00%) Puppet
7 8 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (50.00%) Go
7 8 (50.00%) GitHub
7 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 8 (50.00%) C#
7 8 (50.00%) Java
7 8 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 8 (50.00%) Platform Engineering
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (50.00%) Amazon ECS

Senior 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 14 (87.50%) Azure
2 11 (68.75%) AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Azure DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) Azure AKS
4 8 (50.00%) Amazon ECS
4 8 (50.00%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (50.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 8 (50.00%) GCP
4 8 (50.00%) GitHub
4 8 (50.00%) GitHub Actions
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) CircleCI
1 8 (50.00%) GitLab
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 8 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 12 (75.00%) Agile
2 12 (75.00%) CI/CD
3 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (50.00%) DataOps
4 8 (50.00%) Platform Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Data Security
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) Bash
3 8 (50.00%) Bicep
3 8 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Go
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) Terraform
2 9 (56.25%) Ansible
3 8 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft