Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 64 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 13 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.13% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 0.49% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £52,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £43,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 412 411 283
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.04% 96.03% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 289 279 225
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £59,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +13 13 £50,000 -9.09% 7
DevOps Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Puppet
3 9 (69.23%) Ansible
3 9 (69.23%) Docker
3 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
4 7 (53.85%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (38.46%) SaaS
5 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (23.08%) Salt
7 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) Hudson
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) SaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.69%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (7.69%) GoCD
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) gulp
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) boto
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) RHCE
1 2 (15.38%) RHCSA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Ansible
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (23.08%) Salt
4 2 (15.38%) Grafana
4 2 (15.38%) Prometheus
4 2 (15.38%) Terraform
5 1 (7.69%) logstash
5 1 (7.69%) Mesos
5 1 (7.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware