Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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

DevOps Engineer - AWS
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 564 662 749
Rank change year-on-year +98 +87 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 641 574 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 578 524 423
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,375 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 133,226 159,922 169,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.04% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,023 128,869 136,019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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
England +111 620 £70,000 +7.69% 87
London +154 459 £72,500 +0.69% 53
UK excluding London +10 171 £60,000 +9.09% 36
North of England -39 51 £60,000 +9.09% 13
South East +15 48 £62,500 +13.64% 8
North West +17 33 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Midlands +29 26 £60,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +73 25 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire -30 15 £60,000 +4.35% 1
West Midlands +33 13 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +25 13 £65,000 - 1
South West 0 11 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Northern Ireland - 4 £70,000 -
Scotland +9 3 - - 2
Wales +9 3 £45,000 -5.26%
North East +7 3 £53,250 +18.33% 1

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, AWS DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring AWS DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 641 (100.00%) DevOps
2 573 (89.39%) AWS
3 428 (66.77%) Python
4 390 (60.84%) Linux
5 342 (53.35%) Docker
6 339 (52.89%) Terraform
7 328 (51.17%) Ansible
8 297 (46.33%) Kubernetes
9 233 (36.35%) Puppet
10 223 (34.79%) Jenkins
11 193 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
12 164 (25.59%) Azure
13 163 (25.43%) Bash Shell
14 161 (25.12%) Configuration Management
15 149 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
16 148 (23.09%) Infrastructure as Code
17 147 (22.93%) Java
18 133 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
19 125 (19.50%) GCP
20 122 (19.03%) Finance
21 115 (17.94%) AWS CloudFormation
22 109 (17.00%) Git (software)
23 100 (15.60%) Go
24 99 (15.44%) Windows
25 93 (14.51%) Ruby
26 87 (13.57%) Serverless
27 82 (12.79%) Microservices
28 79 (12.32%) Migration
29 75 (11.70%) Open Source
30 73 (11.39%) AWS Lambda

AWS DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.72%) Apache
4 10 (1.56%) JBoss
4 10 (1.56%) nginx
4 10 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.78%) IIS
7 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.31%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.31%) Drupal
9 2 (0.31%) WildFly
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 573 (89.39%) AWS
2 164 (25.59%) Azure
3 125 (19.50%) GCP
4 115 (17.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 87 (13.57%) Serverless
6 73 (11.39%) AWS Lambda
7 62 (9.67%) Amazon S3
8 61 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (9.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 53 (8.27%) SaaS
11 46 (7.18%) IaaS
12 39 (6.08%) Amazon ECS
12 39 (6.08%) GitHub
13 37 (5.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 32 (4.99%) PaaS
15 29 (4.52%) AWS CodePipeline
16 21 (3.28%) Route 53
17 19 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
18 15 (2.34%) OpenShift
19 14 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 42 (6.55%) Firewall
3 20 (3.12%) DNS
4 17 (2.65%) VPN
5 6 (0.94%) HTTP
6 5 (0.78%) DHCP
6 5 (0.78%) Network Security
7 4 (0.62%) IPv4
7 4 (0.62%) IPv6
7 4 (0.62%) SSH
7 4 (0.62%) SSL
8 3 (0.47%) Broadband
8 3 (0.47%) DMZ
8 3 (0.47%) LAN
8 3 (0.47%) WAN
9 2 (0.31%) SMTP
9 2 (0.31%) VLAN
10 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.16%) NFC
10 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 46 (7.18%) MySQL
3 33 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
4 32 (4.99%) Big Data
5 25 (3.90%) SQL Server
6 23 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.50%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.18%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.25%) Redis
13 7 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.62%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.62%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
15 3 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 223 (34.79%) Jenkins
2 109 (17.00%) Git (software)
3 43 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 43 (6.71%) TeamCity
4 34 (5.30%) GitLab
5 24 (3.74%) CircleCI
6 18 (2.81%) Maven
7 16 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (2.34%) Codeship
9 13 (2.03%) Ant
9 13 (2.03%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.87%) Travis CI
11 11 (1.72%) JIRA
12 9 (1.40%) Gradle
12 9 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (1.25%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.94%) Hudson
15 5 (0.78%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.78%) GoCD
15 5 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 122 (19.03%) Finance
2 43 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.77%) Retail
4 25 (3.90%) Marketing
4 25 (3.90%) Public Sector
5 23 (3.59%) Banking
6 22 (3.43%) Electronics
6 22 (3.43%) Games
7 21 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.81%) Law
9 16 (2.50%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.94%) Publishing
11 5 (0.78%) Billing
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.92%) Elastic Stack
2 43 (6.71%) Web Services
3 34 (5.30%) Node.js
4 21 (3.28%) AWS Amplify
5 20 (3.12%) .NET
6 13 (2.03%) .NET Core
6 13 (2.03%) RESTful
7 12 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (1.56%) Sensu
9 9 (1.40%) REST
10 8 (1.25%) React Native
11 7 (1.09%) Jinja
11 7 (1.09%) React
12 6 (0.94%) Kafka
12 6 (0.94%) LAMP
12 6 (0.94%) Laravel
12 6 (0.94%) Vue.js
13 4 (0.62%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.62%) JSON
13 4 (0.62%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.20%) Public Cloud
2 36 (5.62%) Cloud Native
3 27 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.96%) User Experience
5 18 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.18%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.47%) Fibre Optics
15 3 (0.47%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
16 2 (0.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 390 (60.84%) Linux
2 99 (15.44%) Windows
3 71 (11.08%) Unix
4 31 (4.84%) CentOS
5 30 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.87%) Android
7 12 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.94%) Debian
10 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (100.00%) DevOps
2 193 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (25.12%) Configuration Management
4 148 (23.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 133 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (12.79%) Microservices
7 79 (12.32%) Migration
8 75 (11.70%) Open Source
9 71 (11.08%) Fintech
10 64 (9.98%) Machine Learning
11 60 (9.36%) Test Automation
12 59 (9.20%) Software Engineering
13 53 (8.27%) Continuous Deployment
13 53 (8.27%) Deployment Automation
14 48 (7.49%) Artificial Intelligence
15 41 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 41 (6.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 38 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 32 (4.99%) E-Commerce
18 31 (4.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 428 (66.77%) Python
2 163 (25.43%) Bash Shell
3 147 (22.93%) Java
4 100 (15.60%) Go
5 93 (14.51%) Ruby
6 57 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 57 (8.89%) SQL
7 53 (8.27%) Perl
8 26 (4.06%) JavaScript
9 25 (3.90%) PHP
9 25 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.59%) C#
11 12 (1.87%) Scala
12 11 (1.72%) Groovy
13 7 (1.09%) C++
14 6 (0.94%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.78%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.62%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.31%) C
18 1 (0.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 33 (5.15%) AWS Certification
2 30 (4.68%) Degree
3 12 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.09%) PhD
6 6 (0.94%) CCNA
6 6 (0.94%) CCNP
6 6 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.12%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) NCSC
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 342 (53.35%) Docker
2 16 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.47%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 339 (52.89%) Terraform
2 328 (51.17%) Ansible
3 297 (46.33%) Kubernetes
4 233 (36.35%) Puppet
5 149 (23.24%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (9.36%) Packer
7 41 (6.40%) Prometheus
8 40 (6.24%) Grafana
9 38 (5.93%) Nagios
10 37 (5.77%) Salt
11 24 (3.74%) Graphite
12 17 (2.65%) CFEngine
12 17 (2.65%) Consul
12 17 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.56%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.40%) Mesos
15 6 (0.94%) Kibana
15 6 (0.94%) Rancher
16 5 (0.78%) Cobbler
16 5 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 69 (10.76%) Google
2 25 (3.90%) Oracle
2 25 (3.90%) VMware
3 21 (3.28%) SAP
4 19 (2.96%) Atlassian
5 17 (2.65%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.56%) Sun
8 9 (1.40%) New Relic
9 7 (1.09%) Cloudera
10 6 (0.94%) Dynatrace
10 6 (0.94%) Facebook
10 6 (0.94%) SaltStack
11 5 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (0.47%) Splunk
13 2 (0.31%) NetApp
13 2 (0.31%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.16%) Cisco
14 1 (0.16%) LogRhythm
14 1 (0.16%) Sybase