Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 222 282
Rank change year-on-year +43 +60 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 155 124 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.52% 1.14% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.18% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 133 137 80
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 9964 10538 11547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.99% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8900 9774
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -19 54 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Wiltshire +27 45 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Gloucestershire +40 21 £46,000 +2.22%
Somerset -27 14 £50,000 +2.56%
Cornwall - 13 £50,000 -
Devon +9 5 £31,000 -17.33%
Dorset +3 2 £55,000 +22.22%
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 155 (100.00%) DevOps
2 129 (83.23%) Linux
3 92 (59.35%) Puppet
4 84 (54.19%) Ansible
5 83 (53.55%) Python
6 79 (50.97%) Opscode Chef
7 70 (45.16%) Configuration Management
8 65 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
9 64 (41.29%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (30.97%) Docker
12 46 (29.68%) Jenkins
13 44 (28.39%) Windows
14 42 (27.10%) Bash Shell
15 37 (23.87%) Ruby
16 36 (23.23%) Ubuntu
16 36 (23.23%) Telecoms
17 35 (22.58%) Software Engineering
18 34 (21.94%) Git (software)
19 33 (21.29%) Perl
20 29 (18.71%) Finance
21 28 (18.06%) MySQL
21 28 (18.06%) Unix
22 27 (17.42%) Open Source
23 26 (16.77%) PowerShell
23 26 (16.77%) Web Services
24 25 (16.13%) Red Hat
25 24 (15.48%) Microservices
26 23 (14.84%) CentOS
26 23 (14.84%) Terraform

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 13 (8.39%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.45%) Confluence
3 5 (3.23%) Apache
3 5 (3.23%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) nginx
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.29%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) JBoss
5 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.90%) Serverless
3 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 10 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (4.52%) GitHub
7 6 (3.87%) IaaS
8 5 (3.23%) PaaS
9 3 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.94%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.94%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.94%) Route 53
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.61%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.32%) Internet
3 12 (7.74%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (7.74%) Junos
4 11 (7.10%) Firewall
5 9 (5.81%) DNS
6 8 (5.16%) VPN
7 3 (1.94%) SNMP
8 2 (1.29%) HTTP
8 2 (1.29%) Network Security
8 2 (1.29%) SSL
9 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.65%) InfiniBand
9 1 (0.65%) IPv4
9 1 (0.65%) IPv6
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.06%) MySQL
2 16 (10.32%) MongoDB
2 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.10%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (7.10%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.87%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.23%) MariaDB
6 5 (3.23%) Redis
7 4 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.94%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.94%) Riak
9 2 (1.29%) Big Data
9 2 (1.29%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.65%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (29.68%) Jenkins
2 34 (21.94%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 17 (10.97%) JIRA
4 7 (4.52%) Artifactory
4 7 (4.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (4.52%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.87%) GitLab
5 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.23%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (3.23%) RSpec
7 4 (2.58%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.94%) GoCD
8 3 (1.94%) Maven
8 3 (1.94%) Subversion
9 2 (1.29%) Ant
9 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.29%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (23.23%) Telecoms
2 29 (18.71%) Finance
3 22 (14.19%) Electronics
3 22 (14.19%) Manufacturing
3 22 (14.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.29%) Advertising
4 2 (1.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) Web Services
2 18 (11.61%) .NET
3 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.52%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.52%) JSON
4 7 (4.52%) XML
5 3 (1.94%) React
5 3 (1.94%) Velocity
6 2 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.29%) Node.js
6 2 (1.29%) RESTful
7 1 (0.65%) Flask
7 1 (0.65%) LAMP
7 1 (0.65%) Memcached
7 1 (0.65%) OpenDaylight
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Private Cloud
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.81%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.87%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) CESG
5 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 129 (83.23%) Linux
2 44 (28.39%) Windows
3 36 (23.23%) Ubuntu
4 28 (18.06%) Unix
5 23 (14.84%) CentOS
6 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.03%) Windows Server
8 8 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.23%) Debian
10 2 (1.29%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.29%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (100.00%) DevOps
2 70 (45.16%) Configuration Management
3 64 (41.29%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 27 (17.42%) Open Source
7 24 (15.48%) Microservices
8 22 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (14.19%) Digital Marketing
8 22 (14.19%) Programme Management
9 21 (13.55%) Scrum
10 14 (9.03%) SDLC
11 13 (8.39%) Task Automation
12 12 (7.74%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (5.81%) High Availability
14 8 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.16%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.52%) Analytics
15 7 (4.52%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (53.55%) Python
2 42 (27.10%) Bash Shell
3 37 (23.87%) Ruby
4 33 (21.29%) Perl
5 26 (16.77%) PowerShell
6 20 (12.90%) Java
7 18 (11.61%) C#
8 17 (10.97%) Go
8 17 (10.97%) SQL
9 14 (9.03%) PHP
9 14 (9.03%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.16%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.29%) C++
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) GCP
1 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (30.97%) Docker
2 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.23%) VirtualBox
3 5 (3.23%) Xen
4 3 (1.94%) Corosync
4 3 (1.94%) KVM
4 3 (1.94%) LXC
5 2 (1.29%) GlusterFS
5 2 (1.29%) vSphere
5 2 (1.29%) XenServer
6 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 92 (59.35%) Puppet
2 84 (54.19%) Ansible
3 79 (50.97%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (14.84%) Terraform
5 14 (9.03%) Kubernetes
6 12 (7.74%) Juju
7 6 (3.87%) Nagios
8 4 (2.58%) Mesos
9 3 (1.94%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.94%) Ganeti
9 3 (1.94%) Marathon
9 3 (1.94%) Pacemaker
9 3 (1.94%) Salt
9 3 (1.94%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.29%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.29%) Graphite
10 2 (1.29%) Linux-HA
10 2 (1.29%) OSSEC
10 2 (1.29%) StackStorm
10 2 (1.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Red Hat
2 22 (14.19%) SAP
2 22 (14.19%) VMware
3 14 (9.03%) Cisco
4 8 (5.16%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.52%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.87%) Oracle
7 5 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.94%) Google
9 2 (1.29%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.29%) Juniper
9 2 (1.29%) New Relic
9 2 (1.29%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.65%) Capita
10 1 (0.65%) SaltStack