Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 19 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 of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 131 114
Rank change year-on-year +84 -17 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 499 373 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.25% 2.33% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.41% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 600 345 470
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 9,226 15,490 18,557
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.70% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,806 12,536 15,265
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the North of England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the North of England

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the North of England

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 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
Yorkshire +71 252 £55,000 - 46
North West +59 210 £55,000 - 72
North East +34 37 £52,500 +16.67% 11
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 of England region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 499 (100.00%) DevOps
2 320 (64.13%) Terraform
3 292 (58.52%) Kubernetes
4 287 (57.52%) AWS
5 277 (55.51%) Docker
6 270 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
7 228 (45.69%) Linux
8 226 (45.29%) Opscode Chef
9 199 (39.88%) Infrastructure as Code
10 197 (39.48%) Puppet
11 195 (39.08%) Python
12 190 (38.08%) Azure
13 176 (35.27%) Ansible
14 139 (27.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 133 (26.65%) Jenkins
16 128 (25.65%) Deployment Automation
17 125 (25.05%) Configuration Management
18 124 (24.85%) Go
19 123 (24.65%) Problem-Solving
20 116 (23.25%) Ruby
21 114 (22.85%) Git (software)
22 109 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
23 98 (19.64%) Bash Shell
24 97 (19.44%) PowerShell
25 87 (17.43%) MySQL
26 84 (16.83%) SaltStack
26 84 (16.83%) Pulumi
27 79 (15.83%) Migration
28 72 (14.43%) Scrum
29 68 (13.63%) SQL

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 47 (9.42%) Apache
2 16 (3.21%) Confluence
3 9 (1.80%) IIS
4 7 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.40%) nginx
5 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 287 (57.52%) AWS
2 190 (38.08%) Azure
3 139 (27.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 84 (16.83%) Pulumi
5 61 (12.22%) Amazon EKS
6 50 (10.02%) GCP
7 37 (7.41%) Serverless
8 36 (7.21%) Datadog
9 26 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (4.81%) PaaS
11 17 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (3.01%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (2.81%) IaaS
14 12 (2.40%) GitHub
15 11 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (2.00%) Amazon S3
16 10 (2.00%) AWS CodePipeline
16 10 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (2.00%) SaaS
17 9 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.80%) DNS
2 5 (1.00%) DHCP
3 4 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (0.80%) Network Security
3 4 (0.80%) VoIP
3 4 (0.80%) VPN
4 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.60%) RTP
4 3 (0.60%) SNMP
4 3 (0.60%) STUN
5 2 (0.40%) HTTP
5 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.43%) MySQL
2 44 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
4 40 (8.02%) Cosmos DB
5 38 (7.62%) Redis
6 36 (7.21%) MariaDB
6 36 (7.21%) MongoDB
7 27 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.61%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (1.40%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.40%) Big Data
10 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.40%) HBase
10 7 (1.40%) Sqoop
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.20%) Tableau
13 1 (0.20%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 133 (26.65%) Jenkins
2 114 (22.85%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (6.61%) GitLab
5 31 (6.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 29 (5.81%) JIRA
7 27 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 24 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (2.81%) TeamCity
10 10 (2.00%) Spinnaker
11 9 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.40%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.40%) Postman
13 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.00%) CircleCI
15 4 (0.80%) Hudson
15 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
16 3 (0.60%) Fiddler
17 2 (0.40%) Gerrit
17 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (9.02%) Games
2 30 (6.01%) Finance
3 17 (3.41%) Public Sector
4 14 (2.81%) Law
4 14 (2.81%) Publishing
5 7 (1.40%) Marketing
6 4 (0.80%) Advertising
7 3 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.02%) Kafka
2 34 (6.81%) Apache Flex
3 27 (5.41%) Node.js
4 22 (4.41%) Web Services
5 19 (3.81%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (3.01%) YAML
7 11 (2.20%) .NET
7 11 (2.20%) REST
8 7 (1.40%) RESTful
9 5 (1.00%) Velocity
10 3 (0.60%) LDAP
10 3 (0.60%) Spring
10 3 (0.60%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.60%) WebRTC
11 2 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (0.40%) Loki
11 2 (0.40%) React
11 2 (0.40%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.40%) Sensu
11 2 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (9.62%) Enterprise Cloud
3 44 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 28 (5.61%) Cloud Native
5 20 (4.01%) Public Cloud
6 9 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.60%) Clustering
8 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.60%) NHS
8 3 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.40%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 228 (45.69%) Linux
2 49 (9.82%) Windows
3 27 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (5.01%) Unix
5 17 (3.41%) CentOS
6 12 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.00%) Android
8 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.40%) Debian
10 2 (0.40%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (100.00%) DevOps
2 270 (54.11%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (39.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 128 (25.65%) Deployment Automation
5 125 (25.05%) Configuration Management
6 123 (24.65%) Problem-Solving
7 109 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (15.83%) Migration
9 72 (14.43%) Scrum
10 48 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (8.42%) Analytics
11 42 (8.42%) Microservices
11 42 (8.42%) Software Engineering
12 37 (7.41%) Visualisation
13 36 (7.21%) Continuous Deployment
13 36 (7.21%) Web Application Development
14 35 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
15 34 (6.81%) Coaching
16 29 (5.81%) Test Automation
17 24 (4.81%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 195 (39.08%) Python
2 124 (24.85%) Go
3 116 (23.25%) Ruby
4 98 (19.64%) Bash Shell
5 97 (19.44%) PowerShell
6 68 (13.63%) SQL
7 61 (12.22%) JavaScript
8 58 (11.62%) C#
9 56 (11.22%) Java
10 44 (8.82%) TypeScript
11 40 (8.02%) PHP
12 38 (7.62%) Groovy
13 9 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.60%) Perl
15 5 (1.00%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.00%) R
16 2 (0.40%) Jython
16 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.40%) VB
17 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (12.02%) AWS Certification
2 21 (4.21%) Degree
3 18 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.20%) RHCE
6 3 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.60%) GDPR
3 7 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 277 (55.51%) Docker
2 14 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.40%) HDFS
5 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.80%) Microcode
8 3 (0.60%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.60%) Xen
9 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 320 (64.13%) Terraform
2 292 (58.52%) Kubernetes
3 226 (45.29%) Opscode Chef
4 197 (39.48%) Puppet
5 176 (35.27%) Ansible
6 52 (10.42%) Prometheus
7 49 (9.82%) Grafana
8 18 (3.61%) Graphite
9 11 (2.20%) Nagios
10 7 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (1.40%) Opsview
10 7 (1.40%) Packer
11 5 (1.00%) Consul
12 4 (0.80%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.80%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.80%) vRealize
13 3 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (16.83%) SaltStack
2 45 (9.02%) New Relic
3 31 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.21%) Splunk
4 21 (4.21%) VMware
5 12 (2.40%) Google
6 7 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle
8 4 (0.80%) Dynatrace
8 4 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.60%) SAP
10 2 (0.40%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.40%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco