Period
to 19 September 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 341 501 567
Rank change year-on-year +160 +66 +107
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 433 757 795
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 460 821 744
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +14.89%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £98,875 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 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
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 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
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 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 +167 429 £70,000 - 81
London +77 281 £77,500 +6.90% 42
UK excluding London +302 152 £55,000 -8.33% 42
North of England +204 76 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Work from Home -25 57 £55,000 -21.43% 12
Yorkshire +172 44 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South West +147 25 £52,500 -4.55% 4
East of England +135 22 £50,000 -13.04% 4
North West +115 21 £65,000 +8.33% 10
South East +189 16 £60,000 -4.00% 4
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 433 (100.00%) DevOps
2 386 (89.15%) AWS
3 270 (62.36%) Docker
4 246 (56.81%) Terraform
5 222 (51.27%) Python
6 213 (49.19%) Kubernetes
7 175 (40.42%) Jenkins
8 167 (38.57%) Linux
9 166 (38.34%) Ansible
10 134 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
11 133 (30.72%) Infrastructure as Code
12 108 (24.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 103 (23.79%) Puppet
14 93 (21.48%) Java
15 92 (21.25%) Azure
16 82 (18.94%) Fintech
17 81 (18.71%) Serverless
18 78 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (17.55%) Git (software)
20 71 (16.40%) Bash Shell
21 68 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
22 66 (15.24%) Microservices
23 65 (15.01%) GCP
24 64 (14.78%) Amazon EC2
25 63 (14.55%) Finance
26 59 (13.63%) Configuration Management
27 58 (13.39%) AWS Lambda
28 51 (11.78%) Migration
28 51 (11.78%) Amazon S3
29 49 (11.32%) Scrum

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 13 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.31%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.08%) Confluence
5 4 (0.92%) Apache
5 4 (0.92%) nginx
6 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.46%) CMS
6 2 (0.46%) Drupal
6 2 (0.46%) JBoss
6 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.46%) WordPress
7 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.46%) Magento
2 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 386 (89.15%) AWS
2 108 (24.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 92 (21.25%) Azure
4 81 (18.71%) Serverless
5 65 (15.01%) GCP
6 64 (14.78%) Amazon EC2
7 58 (13.39%) AWS Lambda
8 51 (11.78%) Amazon S3
9 36 (8.31%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 31 (7.16%) SaaS
11 30 (6.93%) Amazon ELB
11 30 (6.93%) Route 53
12 28 (6.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 26 (6.00%) Amazon ECS
14 24 (5.54%) PaaS
15 21 (4.85%) GitHub
16 19 (4.39%) OpenShift
17 18 (4.16%) IaaS
18 16 (3.70%) AWS Fargate
19 15 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.85%) DNS
2 8 (1.85%) Firewall
3 7 (1.62%) SAN
4 4 (0.92%) Network Security
4 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.46%) DSL
7 1 (0.23%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) SSH
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 24 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.16%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.23%) MySQL
6 13 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.77%) Big Data
7 12 (2.77%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.08%) Redis
9 7 (1.62%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.39%) OLTP
11 4 (0.92%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.46%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 175 (40.42%) Jenkins
2 76 (17.55%) Git (software)
3 33 (7.62%) TeamCity
4 32 (7.39%) GitLab
5 23 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (4.16%) JIRA
7 15 (3.46%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.31%) Selenium
9 8 (1.85%) CircleCI
10 7 (1.62%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.62%) Maven
11 5 (1.15%) Codeship
11 5 (1.15%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.15%) Mocha
11 5 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.15%) Subversion
11 5 (1.15%) TestCafe
11 5 (1.15%) webpack
12 4 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (14.55%) Finance
2 19 (4.39%) Banking
3 15 (3.46%) Games
4 14 (3.23%) Law
4 14 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.39%) Advertising
6 4 (0.92%) Legal
7 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.69%) Retail
7 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.55%) Web Services
2 35 (8.08%) .NET
3 24 (5.54%) Node.js
4 15 (3.46%) .NET Framework
5 12 (2.77%) Java EE
5 12 (2.77%) Spring
6 11 (2.54%) Spring Boot
7 10 (2.31%) Spring Cloud
8 8 (1.85%) CSS
8 8 (1.85%) HTML
8 8 (1.85%) HTML5
9 7 (1.62%) Kafka
9 7 (1.62%) React
10 5 (1.15%) Enzyme
10 5 (1.15%) Express
10 5 (1.15%) Gherkin
10 5 (1.15%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (1.15%) Jest
10 5 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.15%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.62%) Public Cloud
2 32 (7.39%) Cloud Native
3 21 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.85%) FMCG
6 7 (1.62%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.39%) CMDB
8 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.15%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.92%) Life Science
10 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) Social Media
11 2 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.46%) User Experience
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.23%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 167 (38.57%) Linux
2 49 (11.32%) Windows
3 19 (4.39%) Unix
4 17 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.62%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.15%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (100.00%) DevOps
2 134 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (30.72%) Infrastructure as Code
4 82 (18.94%) Fintech
5 78 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (15.24%) Microservices
7 59 (13.63%) Configuration Management
8 51 (11.78%) Migration
9 49 (11.32%) Scrum
10 45 (10.39%) Deployment Automation
11 36 (8.31%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 30 (6.93%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.70%) TDD
14 22 (5.08%) Auto-Scaling
14 22 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.85%) Open Source
16 18 (4.16%) Test Automation
17 17 (3.93%) Data Science
17 17 (3.93%) Infrastructure Automation
18 16 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 222 (51.27%) Python
2 93 (21.48%) Java
3 71 (16.40%) Bash Shell
4 40 (9.24%) C#
5 39 (9.01%) PowerShell
6 36 (8.31%) JavaScript
7 34 (7.85%) Go
8 33 (7.62%) Ruby
9 22 (5.08%) SQL
10 18 (4.16%) Groovy
11 15 (3.46%) VB.NET
12 14 (3.23%) PHP
13 11 (2.54%) Perl
14 9 (2.08%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.15%) ES6
16 4 (0.92%) C++
16 4 (0.92%) F#
16 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (7.39%) AWS Certification
2 25 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.23%) Degree
5 7 (1.62%) MCP
5 7 (1.62%) MCSA
5 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.46%) OCP
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.69%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 270 (62.36%) Docker
2 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.69%) vSphere
4 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.23%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 246 (56.81%) Terraform
2 213 (49.19%) Kubernetes
3 166 (38.34%) Ansible
4 103 (23.79%) Puppet
5 68 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.54%) Grafana
7 9 (2.08%) Packer
7 9 (2.08%) Prometheus
7 9 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.15%) Salt
9 4 (0.92%) Rancher
10 3 (0.69%) logstash
11 2 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.46%) Mesos
11 2 (0.46%) Nagios
12 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.23%) Graphite
12 1 (0.23%) Istio
12 1 (0.23%) Marathon
12 1 (0.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 33 (7.62%) Google
2 25 (5.77%) SAP
3 20 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 17 (3.93%) Oracle
5 16 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.54%) IBM
6 11 (2.54%) New Relic
7 8 (1.85%) Adobe
7 8 (1.85%) hybris
7 8 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.62%) EMC
8 7 (1.62%) Hitachi
8 7 (1.62%) Splunk
9 5 (1.15%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.15%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.15%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.92%) VMware
11 3 (0.69%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.46%) Perforce
13 1 (0.23%) CQG