Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 July 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 456 533 642
Rank change year-on-year +77 +109 +191
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps Engineer 388 751 650
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.54% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 397 799 610
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 71,770 139,927 171,592
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.85% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57,799 111,663 138,882
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
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 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps Engineer in the UK

AWS DevOps Engineer
Top 17 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 14 July 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 +56 379 £70,000 - 63
London +6 261 £77,500 +6.90% 34
UK excluding London +159 125 £57,500 -4.17% 39
North of England +135 48 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Yorkshire +115 32 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Work from Home -37 27 £60,000 -14.29% 12
South West +113 24 £55,000 - 2
East of England +83 23 £61,250 +11.36% 1
South East +116 17 £60,000 -5.88% 3
Midlands +87 9 £60,000 - 10
West Midlands +84 8 £60,000 - 7
North West +71 8 £62,500 +4.17% 8
North East +29 8 £47,500 -12.04% 1
Scotland +87 4 £40,000 - 9
East Midlands +59 1 £60,000 -14.29% 3
Northern Ireland +19 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £49,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 388 (100.00%) DevOps
2 332 (85.57%) AWS
3 274 (70.62%) Terraform
4 226 (58.25%) Docker
5 211 (54.38%) Kubernetes
6 210 (54.12%) Ansible
7 207 (53.35%) Python
8 164 (42.27%) Jenkins
9 154 (39.69%) Linux
10 131 (33.76%) Infrastructure as Code
11 112 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (22.68%) Puppet
13 87 (22.42%) Java
14 83 (21.39%) Bash Shell
15 75 (19.33%) Azure
16 74 (19.07%) Serverless
16 74 (19.07%) AWS CloudFormation
17 71 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (18.30%) Git (software)
18 65 (16.75%) Configuration Management
19 64 (16.49%) Finance
20 56 (14.43%) Fintech
21 53 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
22 51 (13.14%) Amazon EC2
23 49 (12.63%) Microservices
24 48 (12.37%) GCP
25 47 (12.11%) AWS Lambda
26 41 (10.57%) TDD
26 41 (10.57%) JavaScript
27 40 (10.31%) Go

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 9 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.06%) Apache
3 7 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.55%) Confluence
5 5 (1.29%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.03%) nginx
7 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 332 (85.57%) AWS
2 75 (19.33%) Azure
3 74 (19.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 74 (19.07%) Serverless
4 51 (13.14%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (12.37%) GCP
6 47 (12.11%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (9.28%) Amazon S3
8 29 (7.47%) GitHub
9 27 (6.96%) Amazon ECS
9 27 (6.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 22 (5.67%) SaaS
11 20 (5.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (5.15%) Amazon ELB
12 14 (3.61%) Amazon EKS
13 13 (3.35%) AWS Fargate
13 13 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (3.35%) Datadog
14 12 (3.09%) IaaS
14 12 (3.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.87%) Firewall
2 11 (2.84%) DNS
3 7 (1.80%) SAN
4 6 (1.55%) HTTP
5 5 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.29%) SSH
6 4 (1.03%) FTP
6 4 (1.03%) SMTP
6 4 (1.03%) VPN
7 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.52%) VLAN
9 1 (0.26%) DSL
9 1 (0.26%) Internet
9 1 (0.26%) LAN
9 1 (0.26%) MPLS
9 1 (0.26%) Network Security
9 1 (0.26%) SSL
9 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.26%) WAN
9 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (4.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.12%) Big Data
4 16 (4.12%) MySQL
5 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.32%) Redis
7 7 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.55%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) Event Store
11 1 (0.26%) Ingres
11 1 (0.26%) Looker
11 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 164 (42.27%) Jenkins
2 71 (18.30%) Git (software)
3 33 (8.51%) GitLab
4 18 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (3.87%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.84%) JIRA
8 8 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.06%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.80%) Selenium
9 7 (1.80%) Subversion
10 6 (1.55%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.55%) Mocha
10 6 (1.55%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.29%) CircleCI
11 5 (1.29%) Codeship
11 5 (1.29%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.29%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.29%) TestCafe
11 5 (1.29%) webpack
General
1 64 (16.49%) Finance
2 13 (3.35%) Games
3 12 (3.09%) Banking
4 10 (2.58%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.06%) Law
5 8 (2.06%) Retail
6 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.03%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.51%) Node.js
2 29 (7.47%) Web Services
3 23 (5.93%) .NET
4 18 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (4.12%) React
6 9 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.06%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.06%) Lambda Expressions
8 6 (1.55%) CSS
8 6 (1.55%) HTML
8 6 (1.55%) HTML5
9 5 (1.29%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.29%) Chai
9 5 (1.29%) Enzyme
9 5 (1.29%) Express
9 5 (1.29%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.29%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (1.29%) Pixi.js
9 5 (1.29%) Redux
9 5 (1.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.22%) Public Cloud
2 17 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.61%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.03%) Life Science
7 4 (1.03%) Robotics
8 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.77%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.52%) FMCG
9 2 (0.52%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.52%) PMI
9 2 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.52%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.26%) Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 154 (39.69%) Linux
2 35 (9.02%) Windows
3 21 (5.41%) Unix
4 17 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.32%) CentOS
6 7 (1.80%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.55%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.55%) VMS
8 4 (1.03%) zOS
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (100.00%) DevOps
2 131 (33.76%) Infrastructure as Code
3 112 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
5 65 (16.75%) Configuration Management
6 56 (14.43%) Fintech
7 49 (12.63%) Microservices
8 41 (10.57%) TDD
9 32 (8.25%) Deployment Automation
9 32 (8.25%) Open Source
10 31 (7.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 27 (6.96%) Migration
12 22 (5.67%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.90%) Scrum
14 18 (4.64%) Infrastructure Automation
15 16 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 16 (4.12%) Pair Programming
15 16 (4.12%) Test Automation
16 15 (3.87%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 207 (53.35%) Python
2 87 (22.42%) Java
3 83 (21.39%) Bash Shell
4 41 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 40 (10.31%) Go
6 34 (8.76%) PowerShell
7 33 (8.51%) Ruby
8 26 (6.70%) C#
9 22 (5.67%) Perl
10 20 (5.15%) SQL
11 17 (4.38%) Groovy
12 11 (2.84%) PHP
13 10 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.32%) C++
15 8 (2.06%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.55%) Scala
17 5 (1.29%) ES6
17 5 (1.29%) Kotlin
18 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (7.22%) AWS Certification
2 23 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.64%) Degree
3 18 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CCIE
6 1 (0.26%) CCNA
6 1 (0.26%) CCNP
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 226 (58.25%) Docker
2 7 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.80%) vSphere
3 5 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 274 (70.62%) Terraform
2 211 (54.38%) Kubernetes
3 210 (54.12%) Ansible
4 88 (22.68%) Puppet
5 53 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.64%) Grafana
7 15 (3.87%) Packer
8 12 (3.09%) Prometheus
9 6 (1.55%) Consul
9 6 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.55%) Rancher
10 5 (1.29%) Graphite
10 5 (1.29%) Nagios
10 5 (1.29%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.77%) Salt
11 3 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.52%) logstash
12 2 (0.52%) Mesos
13 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (5.41%) Google
2 14 (3.61%) Splunk
3 13 (3.35%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.58%) VMware
6 9 (2.32%) Oracle
7 7 (1.80%) EMC
7 7 (1.80%) Hitachi
7 7 (1.80%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.29%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.52%) Adobe
10 2 (0.52%) Facebook
10 2 (0.52%) hybris
10 2 (0.52%) New Relic
10 2 (0.52%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.52%) SAP
11 1 (0.26%) F5
11 1 (0.26%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.26%) Palo Alto