Lead DevOps Jobs in the UK excluding London

Lead Development Operations
UK > UK excluding London

The median Lead Development Operations salary in the UK excluding London is £82,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 680 660 714
Rank change year-on-year -20 +54 -131
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead DevOps 79 102 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.11% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71 88 96
10th Percentile £66,500 £66,250 £57,500
25th Percentile £70,500 £71,250 £69,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.45% +14.81%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,250 £95,625
UK median annual salary £82,500 £90,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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 UK excluding London with a recognized job title 68,121 52,440 69,419
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 89.17% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48,105 29,890 42,562
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Lead DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Lead DevOps in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Lead DevOps in the UK excluding London

Lead DevOps
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead DevOps in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Lead DevOps in the UK excluding London

Lead DevOps
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead DevOps in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead DevOps in the UK excluding London

Lead DevOps
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead DevOps within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
South East +10 37 £90,000 +16.13% 2
North of England +37 23 £68,000 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire +63 15 £68,000 -20.00% 4
Midlands -6 12 £82,500 +43.48% 4
West Midlands +10 8 £82,500 +37.50% 2
South West -22 6 £76,000 -20.00% 3
North West -6 4 £110,000 +22.22% 5
East Midlands -11 4 £81,250 +47.73% 2
North East - 4 £56,250 -
East of England - 1 £100,000 -
Lead DevOps
UK

Lead DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2024, Lead DevOps 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 UK excluding London region featuring Lead DevOps in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 63 (79.75%) AWS
3 55 (69.62%) Kubernetes
4 52 (65.82%) Terraform
5 50 (63.29%) CI/CD
6 44 (55.70%) Docker
7 33 (41.77%) Containerisation
8 32 (40.51%) Infrastructure as Code
9 27 (34.18%) Azure
10 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
10 20 (25.32%) Python
10 20 (25.32%) Deployment Automation
11 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (24.05%) .NET
12 18 (22.78%) Microservices
12 18 (22.78%) Amazon ECS
13 16 (20.25%) Public Sector
13 16 (20.25%) Social Skills
14 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
14 14 (17.72%) GitHub
15 13 (16.46%) SaaS
15 13 (16.46%) Puppet
15 13 (16.46%) AWS Certification
15 13 (16.46%) GCP
16 12 (15.19%) Java
16 12 (15.19%) Linux
17 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
17 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
17 11 (13.92%) GitLab

Lead DevOps Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 6 (7.59%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 63 (79.75%) AWS
2 27 (34.18%) Azure
3 18 (22.78%) Amazon ECS
4 14 (17.72%) GitHub
5 13 (16.46%) GCP
5 13 (16.46%) SaaS
6 11 (13.92%) Azure DevOps
6 11 (13.92%) Datadog
7 9 (11.39%) Amazon EKS
7 9 (11.39%) GitHub Actions
8 8 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (8.86%) Serverless
10 6 (7.59%) Amazon S3
11 5 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (6.33%) Azure AKS
11 5 (6.33%) CloudFront
12 4 (5.06%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (5.06%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (5.06%) Azure Functions
12 4 (5.06%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) SD-WAN
1 1 (1.27%) VSAN
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.80%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) CircleCI
2 11 (13.92%) GitLab
3 7 (8.86%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (6.33%) Git
6 1 (1.27%) Terragrunt
General
1 16 (20.25%) Public Sector
1 16 (20.25%) Social Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.80%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) AWS CDK
3 2 (2.53%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (2.53%) Node.js
3 2 (2.53%) Spring
3 2 (2.53%) Spring XD
4 1 (1.27%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Public Cloud
2 10 (12.66%) Private Cloud
3 9 (11.39%) Cloud Native
3 9 (11.39%) Distributed Systems
4 6 (7.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.06%) Team-Oriented Environment
6 2 (2.53%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.53%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) VMS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) DevOps
2 50 (63.29%) CI/CD
3 33 (41.77%) Containerisation
4 32 (40.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 20 (25.32%) Deployment Automation
6 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (22.78%) Microservices
8 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.92%) Server Management
9 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (12.66%) Agile
11 9 (11.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (8.86%) Migration
14 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (7.59%) High Availability
14 6 (7.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) Python
2 12 (15.19%) Java
3 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.59%) Bash
5 4 (5.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) AWS Certification
2 11 (13.92%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Azure Certification
5 2 (2.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (55.70%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (69.62%) Kubernetes
2 52 (65.82%) Terraform
3 13 (16.46%) Puppet
4 11 (13.92%) Consul
5 5 (6.33%) Ansible
6 3 (3.80%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.53%) Argo
7 2 (2.53%) Packer
8 1 (1.27%) Grafana
8 1 (1.27%) Progress Chef
8 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.06%) ForgeRock
2 4 (5.06%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.80%) Databricks
4 2 (2.53%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Sybase
5 1 (1.27%) Splunk
5 1 (1.27%) VMware