Period
to 8 December 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 567 620
Rank change year-on-year +2 +53 +120
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 572 749 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.49% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 503 654 641
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -8.33%

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
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS DevOps.

Salary trend for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS DevOps over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS DevOps in the UK

AWS DevOps
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 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 +4 552 £70,000 - 117
London +24 382 £75,000 - 54
UK excluding London +1 173 £60,000 +3.45% 71
North of England -15 52 £57,500 - 22
South East +16 46 £61,500 -5.38% 12
East of England +51 33 £60,000 +3.45% 16
Midlands +31 26 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire +3 26 £55,000 -4.35% 13
North West +14 22 £60,000 - 8
West Midlands +24 13 £60,000 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +22 13 £70,000 -6.67% 1
South West +16 8 £51,250 -14.58% 7
Wales +5 5 £45,000 -43.75%
North East +7 4 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Scotland +4 3 £55,000 - 8

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 572 (100.00%) DevOps
2 493 (86.19%) AWS
3 326 (56.99%) Python
4 304 (53.15%) Terraform
5 279 (48.78%) Ansible
5 279 (48.78%) Linux
6 276 (48.25%) Docker
7 259 (45.28%) Kubernetes
8 204 (35.66%) Jenkins
9 188 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (29.72%) Puppet
11 156 (27.27%) Azure
12 141 (24.65%) Infrastructure as Code
13 135 (23.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 125 (21.85%) Bash Shell
15 116 (20.28%) Java
16 107 (18.71%) Microservices
17 105 (18.36%) Opscode Chef
17 105 (18.36%) Serverless
18 101 (17.66%) GCP
19 97 (16.96%) Configuration Management
20 96 (16.78%) Git (software)
21 92 (16.08%) Finance
22 89 (15.56%) AWS Lambda
23 83 (14.51%) Windows
24 77 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
25 74 (12.94%) Ruby
26 72 (12.59%) Go
27 68 (11.89%) PowerShell
28 67 (11.71%) Amazon S3

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 19 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.10%) nginx
3 9 (1.57%) Confluence
4 7 (1.22%) Apache
4 7 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.70%) IIS
6 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.35%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 493 (86.19%) AWS
2 156 (27.27%) Azure
3 135 (23.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 105 (18.36%) Serverless
5 101 (17.66%) GCP
6 89 (15.56%) AWS Lambda
7 67 (11.71%) Amazon S3
8 63 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
9 62 (10.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 47 (8.22%) GitHub
11 43 (7.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 39 (6.82%) Amazon ECS
13 36 (6.29%) SaaS
14 34 (5.94%) IaaS
15 29 (5.07%) Amazon ELB
16 26 (4.55%) AWS CodePipeline
17 25 (4.37%) PaaS
18 21 (3.67%) Amazon Cognito
19 19 (3.32%) Amazon EKS
20 15 (2.62%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.64%) Firewall
2 19 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.97%) DNS
4 14 (2.45%) VPN
5 6 (1.05%) SSL
6 5 (0.87%) DHCP
6 5 (0.87%) SSH
7 4 (0.70%) HTTP
8 3 (0.52%) DMZ
8 3 (0.52%) IPv4
8 3 (0.52%) IPv6
8 3 (0.52%) Network Security
9 2 (0.35%) Broadband
9 2 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.35%) FTP
9 2 (0.35%) Internet
9 2 (0.35%) SMTP
9 2 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 44 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 33 (5.77%) MySQL
4 31 (5.42%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.97%) Big Data
6 15 (2.62%) SQL Server
7 11 (1.92%) Redis
8 10 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.05%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (0.87%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.87%) SAP HANA
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
15 2 (0.35%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 204 (35.66%) Jenkins
2 96 (16.78%) Git (software)
3 58 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 51 (8.92%) GitLab
5 31 (5.42%) JIRA
6 27 (4.72%) TeamCity
7 25 (4.37%) CircleCI
8 18 (3.15%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (1.92%) Maven
11 10 (1.75%) JMeter
11 10 (1.75%) Travis CI
12 9 (1.57%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.57%) Spinnaker
13 8 (1.40%) Subversion
13 8 (1.40%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.22%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (1.05%) Selenium
16 5 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 92 (16.08%) Finance
2 32 (5.59%) Banking
3 28 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.55%) Retail
5 22 (3.85%) Games
5 22 (3.85%) Marketing
6 20 (3.50%) Electronics
6 20 (3.50%) Public Sector
7 19 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.22%) Law
10 5 (0.87%) Billing
11 4 (0.70%) Advertising
11 4 (0.70%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
2 51 (8.92%) Node.js
3 35 (6.12%) Web Services
4 27 (4.72%) .NET
5 19 (3.32%) AWS Amplify
6 15 (2.62%) React
7 14 (2.45%) JSON
8 13 (2.27%) REST
9 12 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (1.75%) Sensu
11 9 (1.57%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.57%) React Native
12 8 (1.40%) RESTful
12 8 (1.40%) Serverless Framework
12 8 (1.40%) YAML
13 6 (1.05%) .NET Core
14 5 (0.87%) Jinja
14 5 (0.87%) Kafka
14 5 (0.87%) Lambda Expressions
15 4 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.97%) Public Cloud
2 28 (4.90%) Cloud Native
3 25 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
4 23 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.40%) User Experience
9 7 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.22%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.52%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.35%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 279 (48.78%) Linux
2 83 (14.51%) Windows
3 43 (7.52%) CentOS
4 40 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.85%) Unix
6 14 (2.45%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.27%) Android
7 13 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.05%) Debian
9 4 (0.70%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.70%) zOS
10 2 (0.35%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) VMS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.17%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (100.00%) DevOps
2 188 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (24.65%) Infrastructure as Code
4 107 (18.71%) Microservices
5 97 (16.96%) Configuration Management
6 77 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (10.66%) Fintech
8 59 (10.31%) Open Source
9 58 (10.14%) Migration
10 56 (9.79%) Test Automation
11 43 (7.52%) Software Engineering
12 40 (6.99%) Load Balancing
13 38 (6.64%) Deployment Automation
14 36 (6.29%) Continuous Deployment
14 36 (6.29%) Scrum
15 31 (5.42%) Cloud Operations
16 29 (5.07%) Computer Science
16 29 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 28 (4.90%) Project Delivery
18 27 (4.72%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 326 (56.99%) Python
2 125 (21.85%) Bash Shell
3 116 (20.28%) Java
4 74 (12.94%) Ruby
5 72 (12.59%) Go
6 68 (11.89%) PowerShell
7 56 (9.79%) SQL
8 37 (6.47%) JavaScript
9 35 (6.12%) C#
10 21 (3.67%) Perl
11 16 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.10%) PHP
13 11 (1.92%) Scala
14 8 (1.40%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.22%) C
16 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.87%) C++
17 5 (0.87%) Groovy
18 4 (0.70%) Apple Swift
19 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (5.42%) Degree
2 22 (3.85%) AWS Certification
3 14 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.87%) MCP
6 5 (0.87%) MCSA
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 276 (48.25%) Docker
2 12 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.05%) OpenSSH
5 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 304 (53.15%) Terraform
2 279 (48.78%) Ansible
3 259 (45.28%) Kubernetes
4 170 (29.72%) Puppet
5 105 (18.36%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (9.09%) Prometheus
7 50 (8.74%) Packer
8 46 (8.04%) Grafana
9 30 (5.24%) Graphite
10 25 (4.37%) Consul
10 25 (4.37%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (3.85%) Salt
12 19 (3.32%) Nagios
13 15 (2.62%) Rancher
14 8 (1.40%) Istio
15 6 (1.05%) StatsD
15 6 (1.05%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.70%) Mesos
17 3 (0.52%) CFEngine
17 3 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (7.34%) Google
2 24 (4.20%) SAP
3 19 (3.32%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.62%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.27%) Oracle
6 11 (1.92%) VMware
7 9 (1.57%) Splunk
8 6 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.87%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.87%) IBM
10 4 (0.70%) Teradata
11 3 (0.52%) New Relic
12 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.35%) CQG
12 2 (0.35%) Fidessa
12 2 (0.35%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.35%) Patsystems
12 2 (0.35%) Reuters
12 2 (0.35%) Trayport
13 1 (0.17%) Cisco