Period
to 31 October 2020

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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

Development Operations Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 169 158
Rank change year-on-year +109 -11 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 169 174 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.93% 1.79% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 1.86% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 179 162 163
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 3,297 9,359 9,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.37% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,759 7,567 8,122
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,001 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,850 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
Bristol +78 66 £55,000 - 19
Wiltshire +73 58 £52,500 - 1
Dorset +67 17 £53,750 -28.33% 11
Somerset +13 10 £40,500 -40.00% 2
Gloucestershire +52 9 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Devon -3 2 £47,500 -
DevOps Engineer
England

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 South West region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 169 (100.00%) DevOps
2 108 (63.91%) Linux
3 100 (59.17%) AWS
4 87 (51.48%) Docker
5 86 (50.89%) Terraform
6 71 (42.01%) Kubernetes
7 70 (41.42%) Ansible
8 69 (40.83%) Python
9 57 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (27.81%) Azure
10 47 (27.81%) Jenkins
11 43 (25.44%) Infrastructure as Code
12 42 (24.85%) Puppet
12 42 (24.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (22.49%) Bash Shell
14 36 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (18.34%) CentOS
16 29 (17.16%) MySQL
16 29 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
17 28 (16.57%) Security Cleared
18 26 (15.38%) Amazon S3
18 26 (15.38%) Configuration Management
19 25 (14.79%) Windows
19 25 (14.79%) Git (software)
20 24 (14.20%) SC Cleared
20 24 (14.20%) Amazon EC2
21 23 (13.61%) AWS CloudFormation
22 21 (12.43%) Ruby
22 21 (12.43%) Unix
22 21 (12.43%) Java

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (4.14%) Confluence
1 7 (4.14%) nginx
2 6 (3.55%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 100 (59.17%) AWS
2 47 (27.81%) Azure
3 26 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 24 (14.20%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (13.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (11.83%) Route 53
7 18 (10.65%) Serverless
8 15 (8.88%) IaaS
9 13 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 13 (7.69%) AWS Fargate
9 13 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (7.10%) GCP
11 10 (5.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (5.92%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (5.92%) OpenShift
11 10 (5.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (4.73%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (4.73%) Office 365
13 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (3.55%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) VPN
2 7 (4.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (0.59%) DSL
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.16%) MySQL
2 20 (11.83%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (10.65%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (7.10%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.51%) Redis
7 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.55%) Couchbase
9 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.18%) Big Data
11 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (27.81%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.79%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.88%) GitLab
4 14 (8.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (7.10%) Vagrant
6 10 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (4.73%) JIRA
7 8 (4.73%) Maven
8 7 (4.14%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.14%) Bitbucket Server
8 7 (4.14%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.55%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.96%) Codeship
10 5 (2.96%) Cypress.io
10 5 (2.96%) Mocha
10 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.96%) TestCafe
10 5 (2.96%) webpack
11 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (9.47%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Electronics
2 12 (7.10%) Public Sector
3 9 (5.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.14%) Retail
5 6 (3.55%) Law
5 6 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) Node.js
1 11 (6.51%) Web Services
2 6 (3.55%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (3.55%) PHP-FPM
3 5 (2.96%) .NET
3 5 (2.96%) Chai
3 5 (2.96%) CSS
3 5 (2.96%) Enzyme
3 5 (2.96%) Express
3 5 (2.96%) GatsbyJS
3 5 (2.96%) HTML
3 5 (2.96%) HTML5
3 5 (2.96%) HTML5 Canvas
3 5 (2.96%) Jest
3 5 (2.96%) Pixi.js
3 5 (2.96%) React
3 5 (2.96%) Redux
4 3 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.78%) Grails
5 1 (0.59%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.33%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.96%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (63.91%) Linux
2 42 (24.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (18.34%) CentOS
4 25 (14.79%) Windows
5 21 (12.43%) Unix
6 11 (6.51%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.73%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.44%) Infrastructure as Code
4 36 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 20 (11.83%) Migration
7 16 (9.47%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (8.88%) Deployment Automation
9 13 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
10 12 (7.10%) Open Source
11 11 (6.51%) Auto-Scaling
11 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (6.51%) Microservices
11 11 (6.51%) Scrum
12 10 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (5.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (40.83%) Python
2 38 (22.49%) Bash Shell
3 21 (12.43%) Java
3 21 (12.43%) Ruby
4 14 (8.28%) SQL
5 11 (6.51%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.33%) C++
7 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 6 (3.55%) C#
10 5 (2.96%) ES6
10 5 (2.96%) Go
10 5 (2.96%) Perl
10 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.37%) C
12 3 (1.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.73%) AWS Certification
3 8 (4.73%) Degree
4 7 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.18%) CCNA
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) GDPR
2 1 (0.59%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (51.48%) Docker
2 10 (5.92%) VirtualBox
3 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.73%) GlusterFS
5 7 (4.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 86 (50.89%) Terraform
2 71 (42.01%) Kubernetes
3 70 (41.42%) Ansible
4 42 (24.85%) Puppet
5 29 (17.16%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (5.92%) Nagios
7 6 (3.55%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.37%) Istio
8 4 (2.37%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.78%) Kibana
9 3 (1.78%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
2 12 (7.10%) Google
3 11 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.92%) Splunk
4 10 (5.92%) VMware
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle
6 7 (4.14%) TOWER Software
7 6 (3.55%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.55%) New Relic
7 6 (3.55%) SAP
8 4 (2.37%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.59%) Dell
9 1 (0.59%) RedGate