Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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

Development Operations Engineer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 62 49
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.02% 0.84% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.87% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +19.40% -10.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £76,875 £40,000 £36,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 663 462 406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.26% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 402 319 333
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -5.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Northern Ireland

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Northern Ireland

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Northern Ireland

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
County Antrim -8 7 £62,500 +56.25% 7
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (28.57%) Terraform
6 2 (28.57%) CloudForms
6 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
6 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (28.57%) Gradle
6 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (28.57%) SaaS
6 2 (28.57%) vCloud
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) VMware

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) GoCD
3 1 (14.29%) Hudson
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Tech Ops
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) CloudForms
3 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (14.29%) Grafana
4 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
4 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle