Period
to 19 September 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 387 556 673
Rank change year-on-year +169 +117 +87
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 366 655 577
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 393 705 544
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £45,375
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%

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 47,195 135,357 160,846
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38,479 107,740 129,607
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

AWS DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps Engineer over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 +172 362 £70,000 - 72
London +84 234 £77,500 +6.90% 37
UK excluding London +298 132 £55,000 -8.33% 38
North of England +195 65 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Work from Home -8 49 £60,000 -14.29% 11
Yorkshire +170 42 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South West +151 23 £53,750 -2.27% 3
East of England +131 18 £50,000 -13.04% 3
South East +192 13 £60,000 -4.00% 3
North West +108 12 £65,000 +8.33% 10
North East +33 11 £48,750 -9.72% 2
Midlands +126 9 £60,000 -7.69% 12
West Midlands +100 6 £67,500 +12.50% 9
Scotland +109 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +84 3 £52,500 -25.00% 3
Wales +37 1 £49,500 +10.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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.

1 366 (100.00%) DevOps
2 325 (88.80%) AWS
3 230 (62.84%) Docker
4 225 (61.48%) Terraform
5 190 (51.91%) Python
6 183 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 153 (41.80%) Jenkins
8 149 (40.71%) Linux
9 148 (40.44%) Ansible
10 127 (34.70%) Infrastructure as Code
11 103 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
12 96 (26.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 90 (24.59%) Puppet
14 72 (19.67%) Git (software)
15 71 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (19.40%) Serverless
16 68 (18.58%) Java
17 64 (17.49%) Fintech
17 64 (17.49%) Azure
18 56 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
18 56 (15.30%) Amazon EC2
18 56 (15.30%) Finance
19 54 (14.75%) Bash Shell
20 51 (13.93%) Configuration Management
21 50 (13.66%) Migration
21 50 (13.66%) AWS Lambda
22 48 (13.11%) Microservices
23 45 (12.30%) GCP
23 45 (12.30%) Amazon S3
24 40 (10.93%) Windows

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 11 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.19%) Confluence
3 4 (1.09%) Apache
3 4 (1.09%) nginx
4 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 325 (88.80%) AWS
2 96 (26.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 71 (19.40%) Serverless
4 64 (17.49%) Azure
5 56 (15.30%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (13.66%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (12.30%) Amazon S3
7 45 (12.30%) GCP
8 33 (9.02%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 29 (7.92%) SaaS
10 28 (7.65%) Route 53
11 26 (7.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (6.83%) Amazon ECS
13 24 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
14 21 (5.74%) GitHub
15 17 (4.64%) IaaS
16 16 (4.37%) AWS Fargate
17 13 (3.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (3.55%) Amazon EKS
17 13 (3.55%) AWS CodeBuild
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.19%) DNS
2 8 (2.19%) Firewall
3 7 (1.91%) SAN
4 4 (1.09%) Network Security
4 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.82%) VPN
6 2 (0.55%) DSL
7 1 (0.27%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.27%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 20 (5.46%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (4.64%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.55%) MySQL
5 12 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.46%) Redis
7 9 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.91%) Big Data
9 4 (1.09%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.27%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.27%) Ingres
11 1 (0.27%) Looker
11 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 153 (41.80%) Jenkins
2 72 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.92%) GitLab
4 28 (7.65%) TeamCity
5 18 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (3.83%) JIRA
7 11 (3.01%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.19%) CircleCI
8 8 (2.19%) Selenium
9 5 (1.37%) Codeship
9 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.37%) Cypress.io
9 5 (1.37%) Mocha
9 5 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.37%) TestCafe
9 5 (1.37%) webpack
10 4 (1.09%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.82%) GoCD
11 3 (0.82%) Maven
11 3 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 56 (15.30%) Finance
2 14 (3.83%) Public Sector
3 12 (3.28%) Banking
4 10 (2.73%) Games
5 9 (2.46%) Law
6 4 (1.09%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.82%) Retail
7 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.02%) Web Services
2 26 (7.10%) .NET
3 21 (5.74%) Node.js
4 13 (3.55%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.91%) Kafka
5 7 (1.91%) React
6 6 (1.64%) CSS
6 6 (1.64%) HTML
6 6 (1.64%) HTML5
7 5 (1.37%) Chai
7 5 (1.37%) Enzyme
7 5 (1.37%) Express
7 5 (1.37%) GatsbyJS
7 5 (1.37%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.37%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (1.37%) Jest
7 5 (1.37%) Pixi.js
7 5 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.37%) Redux
8 3 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.01%) Cloud Native
2 21 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.64%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.19%) FMCG
6 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.37%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.09%) Life Science
8 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.55%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.27%) Eurex
10 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.27%) Online Games
10 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 149 (40.71%) Linux
2 40 (10.93%) Windows
3 17 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (4.64%) Unix
4 15 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.91%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.37%) CentOS
7 2 (0.55%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (100.00%) DevOps
2 127 (34.70%) Infrastructure as Code
3 103 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (17.49%) Fintech
6 51 (13.93%) Configuration Management
7 50 (13.66%) Migration
8 48 (13.11%) Microservices
9 37 (10.11%) Deployment Automation
9 37 (10.11%) Scrum
10 27 (7.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 27 (7.38%) TDD
11 25 (6.83%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.46%) Auto-Scaling
13 17 (4.64%) Data Science
13 17 (4.64%) Infrastructure Automation
14 16 (4.37%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.10%) Open Source
16 12 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 190 (51.91%) Python
2 68 (18.58%) Java
3 54 (14.75%) Bash Shell
4 30 (8.20%) C#
4 30 (8.20%) Go
4 30 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.20%) Ruby
5 29 (7.92%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.55%) Groovy
6 13 (3.55%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.01%) Perl
7 11 (3.01%) SQL
8 10 (2.73%) PHP
9 5 (1.37%) ES6
10 4 (1.09%) F#
10 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.82%) C++
11 3 (0.82%) Scala
12 2 (0.55%) C
12 2 (0.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 29 (7.92%) AWS Certification
2 25 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.28%) Degree
5 6 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.82%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 230 (62.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.82%) vSphere
3 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 225 (61.48%) Terraform
2 183 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 148 (40.44%) Ansible
4 90 (24.59%) Puppet
5 56 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.01%) Grafana
7 9 (2.46%) Packer
7 9 (2.46%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.37%) Salt
9 4 (1.09%) Rancher
10 3 (0.82%) logstash
11 2 (0.55%) Mesos
11 2 (0.55%) Nagios
12 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.27%) Graphite
12 1 (0.27%) Istio
12 1 (0.27%) Kibana
12 1 (0.27%) Marathon
12 1 (0.27%) rkt
Vendors
1 17 (4.64%) Google
2 11 (3.01%) New Relic
3 10 (2.73%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.19%) Adobe
4 8 (2.19%) hybris
4 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.19%) SAP
5 7 (1.91%) EMC
5 7 (1.91%) Hitachi
5 7 (1.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.91%) Splunk
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle
7 5 (1.37%) Dynatrace
7 5 (1.37%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.37%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.82%) VMware
9 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.27%) Patsystems
9 1 (0.27%) Reuters