The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 229 202
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 29 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.49% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 44
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 4918 5697 5859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4105 4709 4895
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 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 9 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Somerset -10 9 £42,500 - 3
Gloucestershire +2 5 £52,500 -
Devon - 3 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +19 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 30 March 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 72 (100.00%) DevOps
2 57 (79.17%) Linux
3 42 (58.33%) Python
4 39 (54.17%) Puppet
5 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (41.67%) Perl
6 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 29 (40.28%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (37.50%) Ansible
10 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
11 23 (31.94%) Bash Shell
11 23 (31.94%) .NET
12 22 (30.56%) Java
12 22 (30.56%) SQL
13 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
14 20 (27.78%) Windows
15 19 (26.39%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (22.22%) TeamCity
16 16 (22.22%) Apache
16 16 (22.22%) Oracle
16 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
16 16 (22.22%) Unix
17 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
18 14 (19.44%) Ruby
18 14 (19.44%) Docker
19 13 (18.06%) IIS
19 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
20 12 (16.67%) Scrum
21 11 (15.28%) Internet

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 16 (22.22%) Apache
2 13 (18.06%) IIS
2 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.28%) OpenStack
4 5 (6.94%) JBoss
5 4 (5.56%) CloudStack
5 4 (5.56%) Confluence
5 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.17%) nginx
7 2 (2.78%) CMS
8 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.39%) Heroku
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Internet
2 9 (12.50%) LAN
2 9 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (4.17%) NAS
4 3 (4.17%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) Junos
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.39%) HTTP
6 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.39%) IPv4
6 1 (1.39%) IPv6
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) SNMP
6 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.56%) CouchDB
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.17%) HBase
6 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) Big Data
7 2 (2.78%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (2.78%) GIS
7 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.78%) Redis
8 1 (1.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 26 (36.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 9 (12.50%) Subversion
4 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (8.33%) JIRA
7 5 (6.94%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.56%) Maven
9 3 (4.17%) dotCover
9 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.17%) FindBugs
9 3 (4.17%) Hudson
9 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
9 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.17%) ReSharper
10 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.39%) GoCD
General
1 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) LAMP
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) Web Services
5 3 (4.17%) HTML5
5 3 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.78%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
6 2 (2.78%) PostGIS
6 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.39%) Sphinx
7 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.39%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Fintech
1 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
1 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (79.17%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Windows
3 16 (22.22%) Unix
4 9 (12.50%) CentOS
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.78%) Debian
7 2 (2.78%) FreeBSD
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.39%) Fedora
8 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) DevOps
2 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (29.17%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (11.11%) SDLC
7 7 (9.72%) DSDM
7 7 (9.72%) ITIL
7 7 (9.72%) RUP
8 6 (8.33%) High Availability
8 6 (8.33%) Open Source
9 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) MVC
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) Python
2 30 (41.67%) Perl
3 23 (31.94%) Bash Shell
4 22 (30.56%) Java
4 22 (30.56%) SQL
5 14 (19.44%) Ruby
6 9 (12.50%) C#
6 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.11%) PHP
8 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
8 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.56%) C++
9 4 (5.56%) Groovy
10 3 (4.17%) C
11 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) RHCE
3 1 (1.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Docker
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) Xen
4 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) XenServer
5 3 (4.17%) KVM
6 1 (1.39%) Corosync
6 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.39%) iptables
6 1 (1.39%) RHEV
6 1 (1.39%) Snort
6 1 (1.39%) Squid
6 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (54.17%) Puppet
2 29 (40.28%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (37.50%) Ansible
4 8 (11.11%) Cobbler
4 8 (11.11%) Terraform
4 8 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 6 (8.33%) Kubernetes
6 5 (6.94%) Nagios
7 4 (5.56%) Salt
8 2 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.78%) Juju
8 2 (2.78%) Rancher
9 1 (1.39%) Check_MK
9 1 (1.39%) Graylog
9 1 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.39%) Icinga
9 1 (1.39%) Marathon
9 1 (1.39%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.39%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle
1 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) EnterpriseDB
5 4 (5.56%) Perforce
6 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Infobright
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) New Relic
7 1 (1.39%) PagerDuty
7 1 (1.39%) Qualys
7 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
Cornwall
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus ect
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 22 days ago