Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 137 159
Rank change year-on-year +48 +22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 81 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.99% 1.12% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.15% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 77 25 19
Oxfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,643 2,691 2,990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.01% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,293 2,269 2,440
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Oxfordshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Oxfordshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Oxfordshire

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Oxford +22 54 £65,000 +18.18% 17
Abingdon +1 3 £80,000 -
Thame - 2 £55,000 -
Wantage - 2 £40,000 -
Kidlington - 1 - - 2
DevOps Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Oxfordshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) DevOps
2 59 (72.84%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (66.67%) Linux
4 41 (50.62%) Python
5 36 (44.44%) Docker
6 31 (38.27%) Puppet
7 28 (34.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (32.10%) Ansible
9 25 (30.86%) Configuration Management
10 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
10 24 (29.63%) Kubernetes
10 24 (29.63%) Terraform
11 20 (24.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (24.69%) Go
11 20 (24.69%) Bash Shell
11 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.46%) Web Services
12 19 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (22.22%) Google
14 16 (19.75%) Analytics
15 15 (18.52%) Data Analytics
16 14 (17.28%) Ruby
16 14 (17.28%) C++
17 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
17 13 (16.05%) Windows
17 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
18 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
18 12 (14.81%) MySQL
19 11 (13.58%) AWS CloudFormation
19 11 (13.58%) GitLab

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.94%) Apache
2 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) Jetty
3 2 (2.47%) nginx
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 59 (72.84%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (34.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (24.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (13.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (12.35%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (8.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (6.17%) GitHub
8 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.47%) Cloudflare
9 2 (2.47%) Datadog
9 2 (2.47%) Serverless
10 1 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.23%) IaaS
10 1 (1.23%) PaaS
10 1 (1.23%) SaaS
10 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.58%) GitLab
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.23%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.23%) Codeship
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Hudson
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.23%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (3.70%) Publishing
2 2 (2.47%) Games
2 2 (2.47%) Military
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) JSON
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) RxJS
4 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.94%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Fintech
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Robotics
3 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 8 (9.88%) CentOS
3 8 (9.88%) Debian
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Unix
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) DevOps
2 25 (30.86%) Configuration Management
3 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.75%) Analytics
5 15 (18.52%) Data Analytics
6 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.35%) TDD
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (11.11%) Service Design
8 8 (9.88%) Computer Vision
8 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (8.64%) ITIL
9 7 (8.64%) Kanban
9 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 7 (8.64%) Open Source
10 6 (7.41%) Microservices
10 6 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) Python
2 20 (24.69%) Bash Shell
2 20 (24.69%) Go
3 14 (17.28%) C++
3 14 (17.28%) Ruby
4 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
6 9 (11.11%) Java
7 5 (6.17%) C-shell
7 5 (6.17%) SQL
8 3 (3.70%) C
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (38.27%) Puppet
2 26 (32.10%) Ansible
3 24 (29.63%) Kubernetes
3 24 (29.63%) Terraform
4 19 (23.46%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.41%) ZABBIX
6 5 (6.17%) Packer
7 4 (4.94%) Kibana
7 4 (4.94%) logstash
7 4 (4.94%) Salt
8 2 (2.47%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.47%) SCOM
9 1 (1.23%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.23%) Icinga
9 1 (1.23%) Nagios
9 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Google
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
4 5 (6.17%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) CommVault
6 2 (2.47%) Freshdesk
6 2 (2.47%) New Relic
6 2 (2.47%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.23%) VMware