DevOps Engineer Jobs in the South West

Development Operations Engineer
England > South West

The median Development Operations Engineer salary in the South West is £70,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 12 April 2024.

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

6 months to
12 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 138 139 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 -30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 151 170 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.70% 2.27% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.53% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 111 110 159
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,605 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,688 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +23.81%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £93,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £72,250 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.67% +3.45% +11.54%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 8,556 6,732 7,534
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 89.78% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,324 4,025 5,091
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £64,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,250 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.96% +0.42% +9.09%

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 12 April 2024.

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 12 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol 0 69 £75,000 +7.14% 21
Gloucestershire +1 59 £70,000 -8.20% 13
Wiltshire +3 11 £47,500 -54.76%
Dorset +1 4 £61,250 +36.11%
Devon -17 4 £39,500 +21.81% 1
Cornwall - 3 £55,000 -
Somerset +14 1 - - 1
DevOps Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 April 2024, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 151 (100.00%) DevOps
2 112 (74.17%) Terraform
3 105 (69.54%) Kubernetes
4 102 (67.55%) Docker
5 99 (65.56%) AWS
6 93 (61.59%) CI/CD
7 88 (58.28%) Linux
8 83 (54.97%) Ansible
9 82 (54.30%) Security Cleared
10 66 (43.71%) Azure
11 63 (41.72%) Agile
12 59 (39.07%) Python
12 59 (39.07%) Infrastructure as Code
13 57 (37.75%) DV Cleared
14 44 (29.14%) Bash
15 43 (28.48%) Jenkins
16 40 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (24.50%) SDLC
17 37 (24.50%) Prometheus
18 36 (23.84%) Scrum
19 34 (22.52%) Observability
20 33 (21.85%) Containerisation
20 33 (21.85%) Continuous Deployment
21 32 (21.19%) Actionable Insight
21 32 (21.19%) Grafana
21 32 (21.19%) Kanban
21 32 (21.19%) JIRA
22 31 (20.53%) Validation
22 31 (20.53%) Collaborative Working
23 29 (19.21%) GCP

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (13.25%) nginx
2 18 (11.92%) Apache
3 17 (11.26%) Apache Spark
3 17 (11.26%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 99 (65.56%) AWS
2 66 (43.71%) Azure
3 29 (19.21%) Amazon S3
3 29 (19.21%) GCP
4 23 (15.23%) OpenShift
5 17 (11.26%) MinIO
6 14 (9.27%) GitHub
7 13 (8.61%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (7.95%) GitHub Actions
9 11 (7.28%) Datadog
9 11 (7.28%) Serverless
10 9 (5.96%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (5.30%) Azure DevOps
12 7 (4.64%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.99%) PaaS
15 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) Network Security
2 8 (5.30%) DNS
3 7 (4.64%) Firewall
4 5 (3.31%) AMQP
5 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.32%) HTTP
7 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.32%) IPsec
8 1 (0.66%) DHCP
8 1 (0.66%) Internet
8 1 (0.66%) SSL
8 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) Hadoop
2 17 (11.26%) Big Data
2 17 (11.26%) Presto
3 10 (6.62%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (3.97%) InfluxDB
5 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.65%) MySQL
6 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.32%) DynamoDB
9 1 (0.66%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 43 (28.48%) Jenkins
2 32 (21.19%) JIRA
3 17 (11.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (10.60%) Git
5 8 (5.30%) Maven
6 7 (4.64%) Artifactory
6 7 (4.64%) Vagrant
7 6 (3.97%) Selenium
7 6 (3.97%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.31%) GitLab
9 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.66%) git-flow
11 1 (0.66%) IBM UrbanCode
11 1 (0.66%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.66%) Spinnaker
General
1 27 (17.88%) Aerospace
2 15 (9.93%) Finance
3 14 (9.27%) Tech for Good
4 12 (7.95%) Social Skills
5 7 (4.64%) Banking
6 5 (3.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (3.31%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.65%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Games
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Health Technology
9 1 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.89%) RabbitMQ
1 24 (15.89%) YAML
2 19 (12.58%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (11.26%) ActiveMQ
3 17 (11.26%) Apache NiFi
4 5 (3.31%) RESTful
5 4 (2.65%) ARM Templates
5 4 (2.65%) JSON
5 4 (2.65%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) HTML
6 2 (1.32%) OpenID
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
7 1 (0.66%) CSS3
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) Node.js
7 1 (0.66%) OAuth
7 1 (0.66%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.66%) OpenTelemetry
7 1 (0.66%) React
7 1 (0.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (8.61%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.97%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.66%) Distributed Systems
7 1 (0.66%) IoT
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (58.28%) Linux
2 11 (7.28%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) CoreOS
3 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) VMS
3 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (100.00%) DevOps
2 93 (61.59%) CI/CD
3 63 (41.72%) Agile
4 59 (39.07%) Infrastructure as Code
5 40 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (24.50%) SDLC
7 36 (23.84%) Scrum
8 34 (22.52%) Observability
9 33 (21.85%) Containerisation
9 33 (21.85%) Continuous Deployment
10 32 (21.19%) Actionable Insight
10 32 (21.19%) Kanban
11 31 (20.53%) Collaborative Working
11 31 (20.53%) Validation
12 22 (14.57%) Configuration Management
13 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
14 19 (12.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 18 (11.92%) Data Engineering
15 18 (11.92%) Thought Leadership
16 17 (11.26%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.07%) Python
2 44 (29.14%) Bash
3 25 (16.56%) Shell Script
4 23 (15.23%) PowerShell
5 16 (10.60%) Java
6 12 (7.95%) Go
7 8 (5.30%) C#
7 8 (5.30%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.64%) SQL
9 6 (3.97%) Ruby
10 4 (2.65%) Bicep
10 4 (2.65%) Lua
10 4 (2.65%) Perl
10 4 (2.65%) PHP
10 4 (2.65%) Tcl
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
11 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.66%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (54.30%) Security Cleared
2 57 (37.75%) DV Cleared
3 17 (11.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.32%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (67.55%) Docker
2 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 112 (74.17%) Terraform
2 105 (69.54%) Kubernetes
3 83 (54.97%) Ansible
4 37 (24.50%) Prometheus
5 32 (21.19%) Grafana
6 19 (12.58%) Progress Chef
7 17 (11.26%) HAProxy
8 13 (8.61%) Puppet
9 8 (5.30%) Packer
10 5 (3.31%) Argo
10 5 (3.31%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (2.65%) Istio
11 4 (2.65%) vRealize
12 1 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 1 (0.66%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.66%) Consul
12 1 (0.66%) Nagios
12 1 (0.66%) Podman
12 1 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (4.64%) Cisco
1 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
2 5 (3.31%) VMware
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle
3 4 (2.65%) SaltStack
3 4 (2.65%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.66%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.66%) Google
5 1 (0.66%) New Relic
5 1 (0.66%) Okta
5 1 (0.66%) Splunk