Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 50 45
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 16 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.35% 1.56% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 1.59% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Shropshire median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.63% +35.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £43,938 £40,847
90th Percentile £65,000 £82,500 £71,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 278 377 439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.98% 98.18% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 166 282 310
Shropshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,250 £37,626
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% -6.31% -11.47%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,375 £62,500 £53,237
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Shropshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Shropshire

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Shropshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Shropshire

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Telford +11 15 £55,000 -18.52% 5
Ludlow - 1 £40,000 -
DevOps Engineer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Shropshire region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
4 13 (81.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (81.25%) Terraform
5 12 (75.00%) Python
6 11 (68.75%) Ruby
6 11 (68.75%) Ansible
6 11 (68.75%) Puppet
7 9 (56.25%) Docker
7 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (56.25%) SQL
7 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
7 9 (56.25%) Packer
7 9 (56.25%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (43.75%) Opsview
9 7 (43.75%) Graphite
9 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
10 6 (37.50%) Microservices
10 6 (37.50%) Grafana
10 6 (37.50%) Consul
10 6 (37.50%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (37.50%) IT Strategy
10 6 (37.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (37.50%) Open Source
10 6 (37.50%) High Availability

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Confluence
1 4 (25.00%) nginx
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) GitHub
4 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Jenkins
2 13 (81.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) GitLab
4 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
5 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (25.00%) GoCD
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) IT Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) E-Procurement
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) Ruby
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) Go
8 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) AWS Certification
2 4 (25.00%) RHCE
2 4 (25.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (18.75%) CCENT
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Terraform
2 11 (68.75%) Ansible
2 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 9 (56.25%) Packer
4 7 (43.75%) Graphite
4 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
4 7 (43.75%) Opsview
5 6 (37.50%) Consul
5 6 (37.50%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (37.50%) Grafana
6 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) Prometheus
7 2 (12.50%) Nagios
7 2 (12.50%) Salt
8 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Splunk
2 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat