Period
to 24 November 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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

Amazon Web Services DevOps
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 571 552
Rank change year-on-year +320 -19 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 681 591 761
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 804 612 704
Median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £89,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +4.35% +4.55%

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 51,968 128,107 154,554
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.60% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43,311 102,489 124,495
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS DevOps over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +302 635 £65,000 -7.14% 118
London +179 367 £75,000 +3.45% 55
UK excluding London +372 306 £47,500 -20.83% 73
Work from Home +46 178 £47,500 -32.14% 26
North of England +219 136 £55,000 -4.35% 34
Yorkshire +166 83 £55,000 - 11
South West +143 48 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North West +134 41 £50,000 -16.67% 20
Midlands +125 41 £47,500 -26.92% 11
Scotland +103 26 £47,500 -13.64% 7
West Midlands +89 25 £47,500 -20.83% 10
South East +160 22 £55,000 -15.38% 8
East of England +117 18 £60,000 - 8
East Midlands +81 16 £47,500 -32.14% 1
North East +24 12 £57,500 +7.98% 3
Wales +56 10 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Northern Ireland +25 5 £35,000 -50.00% 2

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, AWS DevOps 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 in the job title.

1 681 (100.00%) DevOps
2 609 (89.43%) AWS
3 429 (63.00%) Terraform
4 418 (61.38%) Docker
5 397 (58.30%) Kubernetes
6 371 (54.48%) Linux
7 300 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
8 278 (40.82%) Python
9 245 (35.98%) Puppet
10 231 (33.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 212 (31.13%) Infrastructure as Code
12 206 (30.25%) Opscode Chef
13 202 (29.66%) Ansible
14 189 (27.75%) Jenkins
15 177 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
16 162 (23.79%) Git (software)
17 156 (22.91%) Deployment Automation
18 147 (21.59%) Scrum
19 133 (19.53%) Migration
20 122 (17.91%) Azure
21 117 (17.18%) Configuration Management
22 110 (16.15%) Fintech
23 108 (15.86%) Serverless
24 93 (13.66%) Java
25 86 (12.63%) Bash Shell
26 85 (12.48%) GCP
27 84 (12.33%) Microservices
28 81 (11.89%) AWS Lambda
29 75 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
29 75 (11.01%) Windows

AWS DevOps 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 22 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 17 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.76%) Confluence
5 9 (1.32%) Apache
6 5 (0.73%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.59%) nginx
8 3 (0.44%) Drupal
8 3 (0.44%) WordPress
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
9 2 (0.29%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 609 (89.43%) AWS
2 231 (33.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 122 (17.91%) Azure
4 108 (15.86%) Serverless
5 85 (12.48%) GCP
6 81 (11.89%) AWS Lambda
7 75 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (9.25%) Amazon EKS
8 63 (9.25%) Amazon S3
9 57 (8.37%) PaaS
10 54 (7.93%) SaaS
11 44 (6.46%) Amazon ELB
12 43 (6.31%) GitHub
13 41 (6.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 40 (5.87%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 40 (5.87%) Route 53
15 35 (5.14%) Amazon ECS
16 33 (4.85%) IaaS
17 26 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 23 (3.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.85%) DNS
2 16 (2.35%) Firewall
3 10 (1.47%) HTTP
4 9 (1.32%) Network Security
4 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.32%) VPN
5 8 (1.17%) FTP
5 8 (1.17%) SMTP
5 8 (1.17%) SSH
6 4 (0.59%) SAN
7 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.29%) Internet
7 2 (0.29%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.15%) Multicast
8 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 34 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
3 28 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.82%) SQL Server
5 21 (3.08%) MySQL
5 21 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.50%) Big Data
8 12 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.76%) OLTP
9 7 (1.03%) Redis
10 4 (0.59%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.29%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.29%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 189 (27.75%) Jenkins
2 162 (23.79%) Git (software)
3 67 (9.84%) GitLab
4 41 (6.02%) TeamCity
5 28 (4.11%) JIRA
6 24 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.91%) Subversion
9 12 (1.76%) CircleCI
10 11 (1.62%) Selenium
11 9 (1.32%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.88%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.73%) Maven
14 5 (0.73%) Vagrant
15 4 (0.59%) Artifactory
15 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.59%) Snyk
16 3 (0.44%) Mocha
16 3 (0.44%) TestCafe
General
1 72 (10.57%) Finance
2 25 (3.67%) Banking
2 25 (3.67%) Games
3 19 (2.79%) Public Sector
4 11 (1.62%) Law
5 7 (1.03%) Advertising
6 5 (0.73%) Front Office
6 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.73%) Retail
7 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.44%) Legal
7 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.29%) Back Office
8 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.17%) .NET
2 35 (5.14%) Web Services
3 29 (4.26%) Node.js
4 26 (3.82%) Kafka
5 20 (2.94%) Spring
6 19 (2.79%) Java EE
6 19 (2.79%) Spring Boot
7 17 (2.50%) Spring Cloud
8 15 (2.20%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.76%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.88%) Lambda Expressions
10 6 (0.88%) React
11 5 (0.73%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.73%) Apache Flex
11 5 (0.73%) CSS
11 5 (0.73%) HTML
11 5 (0.73%) HTML5
12 4 (0.59%) Ajax
12 4 (0.59%) RESTful
13 3 (0.44%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.20%) Cloud Native
1 49 (7.20%) Public Cloud
2 31 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
3 17 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (1.76%) CMDB
5 10 (1.47%) FMCG
6 6 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 6 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.73%) Equities
7 5 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.59%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.44%) PMI
9 3 (0.44%) Social Media
9 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.29%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 371 (54.48%) Linux
2 75 (11.01%) Windows
3 45 (6.61%) Unix
4 21 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.91%) CentOS
6 8 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.88%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.73%) zOS
9 3 (0.44%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (100.00%) DevOps
2 300 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (31.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 177 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
5 156 (22.91%) Deployment Automation
6 147 (21.59%) Scrum
7 133 (19.53%) Migration
8 117 (17.18%) Configuration Management
9 110 (16.15%) Fintech
10 84 (12.33%) Microservices
11 59 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (7.20%) Software Engineering
13 40 (5.87%) TDD
14 34 (4.99%) Test Automation
15 27 (3.96%) Auto-Scaling
15 27 (3.96%) Infrastructure Automation
15 27 (3.96%) Open Source
16 26 (3.82%) Mentoring
17 25 (3.67%) Project Delivery
18 23 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 278 (40.82%) Python
2 93 (13.66%) Java
3 86 (12.63%) Bash Shell
4 74 (10.87%) Go
5 73 (10.72%) Ruby
6 48 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 43 (6.31%) C#
8 30 (4.41%) JavaScript
9 26 (3.82%) SQL
10 18 (2.64%) Perl
11 15 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.91%) Groovy
12 13 (1.91%) PHP
13 6 (0.88%) C++
14 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.59%) F#
15 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.44%) ES6
16 3 (0.44%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.29%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 62 (9.10%) Security Cleared
2 58 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 55 (8.08%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.50%) Degree
5 9 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.73%) MCSA
8 4 (0.59%) MCP
9 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.88%) QA
3 5 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.73%) EMIR
3 5 (0.73%) GDPR
3 5 (0.73%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) NIST
4 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 418 (61.38%) Docker
2 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 429 (63.00%) Terraform
2 397 (58.30%) Kubernetes
3 245 (35.98%) Puppet
4 206 (30.25%) Opscode Chef
5 202 (29.66%) Ansible
6 20 (2.94%) Prometheus
7 15 (2.20%) Grafana
8 10 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.32%) Nagios
9 9 (1.32%) Salt
10 8 (1.17%) Packer
11 6 (0.88%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.73%) Istio
13 4 (0.59%) HP Fortify
14 3 (0.44%) Kibana
14 3 (0.44%) logstash
14 3 (0.44%) Marathon
14 3 (0.44%) Mesos
15 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
16 1 (0.15%) Consul
Vendors
1 51 (7.49%) Google
2 31 (4.55%) SaltStack
2 31 (4.55%) SAP
3 29 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 17 (2.50%) IBM
5 16 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.06%) Dynatrace
6 14 (2.06%) New Relic
7 11 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.62%) Splunk
8 10 (1.47%) Adobe
8 10 (1.47%) hybris
8 10 (1.47%) Oracle
9 8 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.59%) EMC
10 4 (0.59%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.59%) VMware
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco
11 2 (0.29%) Juniper
11 2 (0.29%) Rackspace