The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 159 182
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 78 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.47% 1.49% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.52% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 67
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 4337 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the South West

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 27 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Gloucestershire +9 22 £46,000 +2.22% 2
Wiltshire -3 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Cornwall - 9 £55,000 -
Somerset -25 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Devon 0 3 £28,591 - 1
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) DevOps
2 86 (81.13%) Linux
3 61 (57.55%) Puppet
4 56 (52.83%) Python
5 53 (50.00%) Ansible
6 49 (46.23%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (43.40%) Jenkins
9 45 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
10 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (32.08%) Bash Shell
11 34 (32.08%) Git (software)
12 33 (31.13%) Perl
13 31 (29.25%) .NET
13 31 (29.25%) Configuration Management
14 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
15 29 (27.36%) Red Hat
15 29 (27.36%) Telecoms
16 27 (25.47%) Docker
17 25 (23.58%) PowerShell
17 25 (23.58%) Windows
18 24 (22.64%) SQL
19 23 (21.70%) Ruby
20 22 (20.75%) Finance
20 22 (20.75%) C#
20 22 (20.75%) CentOS
21 21 (19.81%) OpenStack
21 21 (19.81%) Scrum
21 21 (19.81%) VMware
22 20 (18.87%) Ubuntu

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 21 (19.81%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.49%) Confluence
3 6 (5.66%) Apache
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) JBoss
4 5 (4.72%) CloudStack
4 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.83%) nginx
5 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 16 (15.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (42.45%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (9.43%) IaaS
4 7 (6.60%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (6.60%) GitHub
4 7 (6.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (4.72%) PaaS
6 3 (2.83%) SaaS
7 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) Internet
2 11 (10.38%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (10.38%) Junos
3 5 (4.72%) Firewall
4 4 (3.77%) DNS
4 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.83%) Network Security
6 2 (1.89%) SNMP
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.94%) HTTP
7 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) MySQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.60%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (6.60%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) Big Data
6 2 (1.89%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.89%) Redis
6 2 (1.89%) Riak
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (43.40%) Jenkins
2 34 (32.08%) Git (software)
3 19 (17.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (16.04%) TeamCity
5 13 (12.26%) Bitbucket
5 13 (12.26%) JIRA
6 10 (9.43%) Subversion
7 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
9 7 (6.60%) Maven
10 5 (4.72%) Ant
10 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.77%) MSBuild
12 3 (2.83%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.83%) Bower
12 3 (2.83%) Grunt
12 3 (2.83%) RSpec
12 3 (2.83%) RubyGems
12 3 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (27.36%) Telecoms
2 22 (20.75%) Finance
3 17 (16.04%) Marketing
4 16 (15.09%) Electronics
4 16 (15.09%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) .NET
2 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.49%) CSS
3 9 (8.49%) HTML
4 6 (5.66%) Web Services
5 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.72%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.72%) JSON
6 4 (3.77%) Flask
6 4 (3.77%) LAMP
6 4 (3.77%) XML
7 3 (2.83%) HTML5
8 2 (1.89%) jQuery
8 2 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.89%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.94%) Behat
9 1 (0.94%) Node.js
9 1 (0.94%) REST
9 1 (0.94%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Private Cloud
2 7 (6.60%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.77%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Fintech
5 2 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (81.13%) Linux
2 25 (23.58%) Windows
3 22 (20.75%) CentOS
4 20 (18.87%) Ubuntu
5 17 (16.04%) Unix
6 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.43%) Windows Server
9 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.83%) Debian
10 3 (2.83%) SUSE
11 1 (0.94%) Fedora
11 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) DevOps
2 48 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (29.25%) Configuration Management
5 21 (19.81%) Scrum
6 17 (16.04%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (16.04%) SDLC
7 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (15.09%) Programme Management
8 14 (13.21%) Open Source
9 11 (10.38%) Task Automation
10 10 (9.43%) ITIL
11 9 (8.49%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (8.49%) MVC
11 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.55%) DSDM
12 8 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (7.55%) RUP
13 7 (6.60%) Change Management
13 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (52.83%) Python
2 34 (32.08%) Bash Shell
3 33 (31.13%) Perl
4 25 (23.58%) PowerShell
5 24 (22.64%) SQL
6 23 (21.70%) Ruby
7 22 (20.75%) C#
8 13 (12.26%) PHP
9 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
10 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.66%) Java
12 4 (3.77%) C++
13 2 (1.89%) C
13 2 (1.89%) Go
13 2 (1.89%) Groovy
14 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) AWS Certification
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) CCNA
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) RHCE
4 1 (0.94%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.47%) Docker
2 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) Xen
4 5 (4.72%) vSphere
4 5 (4.72%) XenServer
5 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.77%) KVM
5 4 (3.77%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.89%) Corosync
7 1 (0.94%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.94%) etcd
7 1 (0.94%) flannel
7 1 (0.94%) iptables
7 1 (0.94%) LXC
7 1 (0.94%) Postfix
7 1 (0.94%) RHEV
7 1 (0.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 61 (57.55%) Puppet
2 53 (50.00%) Ansible
3 49 (46.23%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (13.21%) Terraform
5 11 (10.38%) Juju
6 10 (9.43%) Salt
7 9 (8.49%) Cobbler
7 9 (8.49%) Tivoli
8 5 (4.72%) Marathon
8 5 (4.72%) Mesos
8 5 (4.72%) Nagios
9 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.89%) Ganeti
10 2 (1.89%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.89%) Linux-HA
10 2 (1.89%) Pacemaker
10 2 (1.89%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.94%) Graphite
11 1 (0.94%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Red Hat
2 21 (19.81%) VMware
3 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.09%) SAP
5 14 (13.21%) Cisco
6 8 (7.55%) Atlassian
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle
8 5 (4.72%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (4.72%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.72%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.89%) Juniper
9 2 (1.89%) Perforce
10 1 (0.94%) Google
10 1 (0.94%) Infobright
10 1 (0.94%) New Relic
10 1 (0.94%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.94%) Qualys
10 1 (0.94%) Splunk
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