Period
to 8 December 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 640 703
Rank change year-on-year +34 +63 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 504 578 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 444 524 511
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +10.17% -9.23%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 127,118 152,345 172,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.88% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 101,804 122,402 138,872
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £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 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 15 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 8 December 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 +53 489 £70,000 +7.69% 103
London +83 339 £72,750 -3.00% 46
UK excluding London +29 159 £60,000 +4.35% 65
North of England -1 52 £57,500 - 22
South East +21 40 £65,000 +8.33% 11
East of England +66 31 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Yorkshire +5 26 £55,000 -4.35% 13
Midlands +28 23 £60,000 -7.69% 4
North West +25 22 £60,000 - 8
East Midlands +17 12 £70,000 -3.45%
West Midlands +26 11 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South West +13 5 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Wales - 5 £45,000 -
North East +9 4 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Scotland +4 3 £55,000 - 8

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 504 (100.00%) DevOps
2 433 (85.91%) AWS
3 303 (60.12%) Python
4 276 (54.76%) Terraform
5 265 (52.58%) Linux
6 251 (49.80%) Ansible
7 248 (49.21%) Docker
8 241 (47.82%) Kubernetes
9 192 (38.10%) Jenkins
10 173 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
11 157 (31.15%) Puppet
12 133 (26.39%) Azure
13 131 (25.99%) Infrastructure as Code
14 119 (23.61%) AWS CloudFormation
15 108 (21.43%) Bash Shell
16 101 (20.04%) Microservices
16 101 (20.04%) Java
17 94 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
17 94 (18.65%) Serverless
18 90 (17.86%) Configuration Management
19 89 (17.66%) Finance
20 88 (17.46%) GCP
21 84 (16.67%) Git (software)
22 81 (16.07%) Windows
23 80 (15.87%) AWS Lambda
24 77 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
25 73 (14.48%) Ruby
26 70 (13.89%) Go
27 64 (12.70%) Elastic Stack
28 60 (11.90%) Fintech

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 19 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.38%) nginx
3 9 (1.79%) Confluence
4 7 (1.39%) Apache
5 5 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.79%) IIS
6 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.40%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.40%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 433 (85.91%) AWS
2 133 (26.39%) Azure
3 119 (23.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 94 (18.65%) Serverless
5 88 (17.46%) GCP
6 80 (15.87%) AWS Lambda
7 60 (11.90%) Amazon S3
8 51 (10.12%) Amazon EC2
8 51 (10.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 46 (9.13%) GitHub
10 42 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 39 (7.74%) Amazon ECS
12 34 (6.75%) SaaS
13 29 (5.75%) IaaS
14 26 (5.16%) AWS CodePipeline
15 25 (4.96%) Amazon ELB
16 23 (4.56%) PaaS
17 21 (4.17%) Amazon Cognito
18 19 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
19 13 (2.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.35%) Firewall
2 18 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.98%) DNS
4 14 (2.78%) VPN
5 6 (1.19%) SSL
6 5 (0.99%) DHCP
6 5 (0.99%) SSH
7 4 (0.79%) HTTP
8 3 (0.60%) DMZ
8 3 (0.60%) IPv4
8 3 (0.60%) IPv6
8 3 (0.60%) Network Security
9 2 (0.40%) Broadband
9 2 (0.40%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.40%) FTP
9 2 (0.40%) SMTP
9 2 (0.40%) VLAN
10 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 35 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (6.15%) MySQL
3 31 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.38%) Big Data
5 11 (2.18%) Redis
6 10 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.98%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
10 4 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.79%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.60%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon QuickSight
12 2 (0.40%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 192 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 84 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 54 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 51 (10.12%) GitLab
5 26 (5.16%) JIRA
6 24 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.56%) CircleCI
8 17 (3.37%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.98%) JMeter
10 10 (1.98%) Travis CI
11 9 (1.79%) Artifactory
11 9 (1.79%) Spinnaker
12 8 (1.59%) Vagrant
13 7 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.39%) Maven
13 7 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (1.39%) Subversion
14 6 (1.19%) Selenium
15 5 (0.99%) SonarQube
General
1 89 (17.66%) Finance
2 28 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.36%) Banking
4 26 (5.16%) Retail
5 22 (4.37%) Games
5 22 (4.37%) Marketing
6 20 (3.97%) Electronics
6 20 (3.97%) Public Sector
7 19 (3.77%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.39%) Law
10 5 (0.99%) Billing
11 3 (0.60%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.70%) Elastic Stack
2 44 (8.73%) Node.js
3 31 (6.15%) Web Services
4 20 (3.97%) .NET
5 19 (3.77%) AWS Amplify
6 13 (2.58%) React
7 11 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (1.98%) JSON
8 10 (1.98%) Sensu
9 9 (1.79%) React Native
9 9 (1.79%) REST
10 8 (1.59%) RESTful
10 8 (1.59%) Serverless Framework
11 6 (1.19%) .NET Core
11 6 (1.19%) YAML
12 5 (0.99%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.99%) Jinja
12 5 (0.99%) Lambda Expressions
13 4 (0.79%) Kafka
14 3 (0.60%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.52%) Public Cloud
2 24 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.17%) Cloud Native
5 16 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.18%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.59%) User Experience
9 7 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.79%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.40%) Derivative
13 2 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.40%) Eurex
13 2 (0.40%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 265 (52.58%) Linux
2 81 (16.07%) Windows
3 41 (8.13%) CentOS
4 40 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (4.37%) Unix
6 14 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.58%) Android
7 13 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.19%) Debian
9 4 (0.79%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.79%) zOS
10 3 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.40%) Solaris
11 2 (0.40%) VMS
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.20%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (100.00%) DevOps
2 173 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (25.99%) Infrastructure as Code
4 101 (20.04%) Microservices
5 90 (17.86%) Configuration Management
6 77 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (11.90%) Fintech
8 56 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 54 (10.71%) Open Source
10 50 (9.92%) Migration
11 38 (7.54%) Deployment Automation
11 38 (7.54%) Load Balancing
12 34 (6.75%) Software Engineering
13 31 (6.15%) Cloud Operations
13 31 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
13 31 (6.15%) Scrum
14 29 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (5.56%) Project Delivery
16 25 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (4.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 303 (60.12%) Python
2 108 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 101 (20.04%) Java
4 73 (14.48%) Ruby
5 70 (13.89%) Go
6 58 (11.51%) PowerShell
7 45 (8.93%) SQL
8 29 (5.75%) JavaScript
9 28 (5.56%) C#
10 21 (4.17%) Perl
11 16 (3.17%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.18%) PHP
12 11 (2.18%) Scala
13 8 (1.59%) Kotlin
14 5 (0.99%) C++
14 5 (0.99%) Groovy
15 4 (0.79%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.60%) C
16 3 (0.60%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (5.16%) Degree
2 20 (3.97%) AWS Certification
3 9 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.77%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 248 (49.21%) Docker
2 12 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.19%) OpenSSH
5 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 276 (54.76%) Terraform
2 251 (49.80%) Ansible
3 241 (47.82%) Kubernetes
4 157 (31.15%) Puppet
5 94 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (10.32%) Prometheus
7 50 (9.92%) Packer
8 46 (9.13%) Grafana
9 30 (5.95%) Graphite
10 25 (4.96%) Consul
10 25 (4.96%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (4.37%) Salt
12 18 (3.57%) Nagios
13 11 (2.18%) Rancher
14 8 (1.59%) Istio
15 6 (1.19%) StatsD
15 6 (1.19%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.79%) Mesos
17 3 (0.60%) CFEngine
17 3 (0.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 35 (6.94%) Google
2 19 (3.77%) SAP
3 13 (2.58%) Red Hat
4 11 (2.18%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.18%) VMware
5 9 (1.79%) Splunk
6 7 (1.39%) Oracle
7 6 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.99%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.79%) IBM
9 4 (0.79%) Teradata
10 3 (0.60%) New Relic
11 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.40%) CQG
11 2 (0.40%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.40%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.40%) Patsystems
11 2 (0.40%) Reuters
11 2 (0.40%) Trayport
12 1 (0.20%) EnterpriseDB