Period
to 3 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior DevOps was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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

Senior Development Operations
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 258 281 407
Rank change year-on-year +23 +126 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior DevOps 124 34 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.87% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 97 33 51
10th Percentile " £43,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £51,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,561
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,400 £87,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.64% +8.93%

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 13,210 9,092 18,822
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.64% 96.13% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10,517 7,651 14,695
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,375 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Senior DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior DevOps in the North of England

Senior DevOps
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Senior DevOps in the North of England

Senior DevOps
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior DevOps in the North of England over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior DevOps in the North of England

Senior DevOps
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 Senior DevOps within the North of England region over the 6 months to 3 August 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
North West +1 59 £67,500 -3.57% 12
Yorkshire -25 55 £62,500 +13.64% 3
North East -25 10 £54,000 +14.89% 3
Senior DevOps
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, Senior DevOps 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 Senior DevOps in the job title.

1 124 (100.00%) DevOps
2 101 (81.45%) AWS
3 97 (78.23%) Terraform
4 89 (71.77%) Kubernetes
5 86 (69.35%) Azure
6 65 (52.42%) Linux
7 56 (45.16%) SC Cleared
7 56 (45.16%) Security Cleared
8 55 (44.35%) Jenkins
8 55 (44.35%) Ansible
9 51 (41.13%) Docker
10 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (36.29%) Infrastructure as Code
12 44 (35.48%) Git (software)
13 40 (32.26%) Mentoring
14 36 (29.03%) Coaching
14 36 (29.03%) Decision-Making
14 36 (29.03%) GitLab
15 31 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
16 30 (24.19%) Technical Leadership
16 30 (24.19%) Istio
17 29 (23.39%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (22.58%) Python
19 24 (19.35%) SDLC
19 24 (19.35%) GCP
20 23 (18.55%) Configuration Management
20 23 (18.55%) Bash Shell
21 21 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
22 20 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
23 19 (15.32%) GitOps

Senior DevOps 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 8 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (1.61%) IIS
2 2 (1.61%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 101 (81.45%) AWS
2 86 (69.35%) Azure
3 24 (19.35%) GCP
4 9 (7.26%) Amazon ECS
4 9 (7.26%) IaaS
4 9 (7.26%) Serverless
5 8 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (4.03%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (4.03%) SaaS
8 4 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (2.42%) GitHub
10 2 (1.61%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.61%) PaaS
11 1 (0.81%) AWS CodeBuild
11 1 (0.81%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.81%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) Broadband
2 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) AMQP
4 1 (0.81%) DHCP
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.42%) MySQL
3 3 (2.42%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (44.35%) Jenkins
2 44 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 36 (29.03%) GitLab
4 19 (15.32%) JIRA
5 8 (6.45%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.84%) CircleCI
7 5 (4.03%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.81%) Maven
8 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (10.48%) Social Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Finance
3 5 (4.03%) Games
4 4 (3.23%) Publishing
5 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) .NET
2 8 (6.45%) Kafka
3 7 (5.65%) Node.js
3 7 (5.65%) REST
3 7 (5.65%) Web Services
4 5 (4.03%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.03%) Loki
5 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.42%) Java EE
6 2 (1.61%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.61%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (1.61%) Spring
6 2 (1.61%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (10.48%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.42%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.42%) Linux
2 15 (12.10%) Windows
3 9 (7.26%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (100.00%) DevOps
2 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (36.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 40 (32.26%) Mentoring
5 36 (29.03%) Coaching
5 36 (29.03%) Decision-Making
6 30 (24.19%) Technical Leadership
7 29 (23.39%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (19.35%) SDLC
9 23 (18.55%) Configuration Management
10 19 (15.32%) GitOps
10 19 (15.32%) Service Design
11 11 (8.87%) Scrum
12 10 (8.06%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 8 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.45%) Microservices
15 7 (5.65%) Fintech
15 7 (5.65%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) Python
2 23 (18.55%) Bash Shell
3 17 (13.71%) Java
4 13 (10.48%) Go
4 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.87%) C#
6 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.03%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (45.16%) SC Cleared
1 56 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (41.13%) Docker
2 6 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.81%) NFS
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (78.23%) Terraform
2 89 (71.77%) Kubernetes
3 55 (44.35%) Ansible
4 30 (24.19%) Istio
5 21 (16.94%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (15.32%) Puppet
7 5 (4.03%) Grafana
7 5 (4.03%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) VMware
3 7 (5.65%) Cisco
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle
4 2 (1.61%) Splunk
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat