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The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 678 355 497
Rank change year-on-year -323 +142 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 631 814 462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.88% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 505 758 421
10th Percentile £50,500 £38,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +24.48% -16.90% +3.57%
75th Percentile £93,750 £80,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £87,500 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -

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 153,619 85,920 86,684
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.50% 92.40% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 83,064 65,325 70,357
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -311 570 £75,000 +24.48% 84
London -252 363 £85,000 +13.33% 56
Work from Home -246 332 £74,000 +23.33% 52
UK excluding London -291 211 £65,000 +13.04% 31
North of England -218 59 £60,000 +14.29% 10
South East -75 53 £70,000 +3.70% 5
Yorkshire -142 36 £60,000 +14.29% 5
East of England -56 33 £71,250 +5.56% 6
Midlands -62 27 £70,000 +16.67% 5
Scotland -66 20 £70,000 +47.37% 2
North West -120 19 £62,500 +11.11% 5
South West -59 17 £65,000 +13.04% 1
West Midlands -60 15 £67,500 +12.50% 2
East Midlands -32 12 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Wales -44 4 £70,000 +47.37% 2
North East -21 3 £62,500 +27.55%

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, AWS DevOps job roles required the following 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.

1 631 (100.00%) DevOps
2 553 (87.64%) AWS
3 427 (67.67%) Terraform
4 373 (59.11%) Kubernetes
5 352 (55.78%) CI/CD
6 342 (54.20%) Python
7 307 (48.65%) Docker
8 266 (42.16%) Jenkins
9 242 (38.35%) Ansible
10 233 (36.93%) Agile
11 219 (34.71%) Linux
12 216 (34.23%) Infrastructure as Code
13 187 (29.64%) Finance
14 184 (29.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 148 (23.45%) Configuration Management
16 145 (22.98%) Azure
16 145 (22.98%) Serverless
17 132 (20.92%) Bash
18 129 (20.44%) Java
19 126 (19.97%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 122 (19.33%) Puppet
21 119 (18.86%) Amazon EC2
22 118 (18.70%) AWS Lambda
23 101 (16.01%) Social Skills
24 98 (15.53%) Amazon ECS
25 95 (15.06%) Amazon RDS
26 94 (14.90%) Git (software)
27 92 (14.58%) PowerShell
28 91 (14.42%) Opscode Chef
29 87 (13.79%) Go

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 51 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (3.65%) Confluence
3 22 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.22%) Apache
5 11 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.74%) nginx
6 7 (1.11%) Traefik
7 5 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.79%) IIS
8 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.32%) Moodle
9 2 (0.32%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.32%) Totara
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Pulsar
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 21 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Shopify
2 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 553 (87.64%) AWS
2 184 (29.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 145 (22.98%) Azure
3 145 (22.98%) Serverless
4 119 (18.86%) Amazon EC2
5 118 (18.70%) AWS Lambda
6 98 (15.53%) Amazon ECS
7 73 (11.57%) Amazon EKS
7 73 (11.57%) Amazon S3
8 70 (11.09%) GCP
9 61 (9.67%) GitHub
10 54 (8.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 51 (8.08%) Amazon SQS
12 39 (6.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 38 (6.02%) PaaS
14 33 (5.23%) OpenShift
14 33 (5.23%) SaaS
15 30 (4.75%) IaaS
16 29 (4.60%) Pulumi
17 28 (4.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.75%) DNS
2 25 (3.96%) SSL
3 24 (3.80%) Firewall
4 21 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 20 (3.17%) VPN
6 15 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.74%) HTTP
8 8 (1.27%) Network Security
9 6 (0.95%) LAN
10 5 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
11 4 (0.63%) Internet
11 4 (0.63%) WAN
12 3 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.32%) DHCP
13 2 (0.32%) WLAN
14 1 (0.16%) Junos
14 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
14 1 (0.16%) SSH
14 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.06%) Amazon RDS
2 49 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (7.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 42 (6.66%) Amazon Redshift
5 40 (6.34%) MySQL
5 40 (6.34%) NoSQL
6 27 (4.28%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.69%) Redis
8 12 (1.90%) Couchbase
8 12 (1.90%) MariaDB
9 10 (1.58%) SQL Server
10 9 (1.43%) InfluxDB
11 8 (1.27%) Big Data
12 7 (1.11%) Amazon Athena
12 7 (1.11%) Event Store
13 6 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.79%) Dremio
14 5 (0.79%) Tableau
15 3 (0.48%) OrientDB
15 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 266 (42.16%) Jenkins
2 94 (14.90%) Git (software)
3 70 (11.09%) GitLab
4 47 (7.45%) JIRA
5 32 (5.07%) Bitbucket
6 31 (4.91%) Artifactory
7 29 (4.60%) CircleCI
8 20 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 18 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (2.22%) Subversion
12 11 (1.74%) Maven
13 10 (1.58%) git-flow
14 5 (0.79%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.48%) Gradle
16 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
16 2 (0.32%) SonarQube
16 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
16 2 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 187 (29.64%) Finance
2 101 (16.01%) Social Skills
3 29 (4.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 28 (4.44%) Front Office
5 27 (4.28%) Public Sector
6 22 (3.49%) Retail
7 21 (3.33%) Banking
8 16 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.74%) Wearables
10 9 (1.43%) Advertising
10 9 (1.43%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (0.95%) Law
13 5 (0.79%) Publishing
14 4 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.48%) Automotive
16 2 (0.32%) Games
16 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
17 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.30%) Node.js
2 45 (7.13%) .NET
3 33 (5.23%) React
4 30 (4.75%) Web Services
5 23 (3.65%) J2EE
6 22 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (2.38%) YAML
8 14 (2.22%) J2SE
9 12 (1.90%) GraphQL
9 12 (1.90%) LAMP
10 11 (1.74%) RESTful
11 9 (1.43%) Apache Flex
11 9 (1.43%) FFmpeg
12 7 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (1.11%) Kafka
12 7 (1.11%) LEMP Stack
12 7 (1.11%) REST
13 6 (0.95%) WebSockets
14 5 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.52%) Cloud Native
2 27 (4.28%) Enterprise Cloud
3 26 (4.12%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.22%) Clustering
7 12 (1.90%) iPhone
8 11 (1.74%) Blockchain
8 11 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (1.43%) Podcast
9 9 (1.43%) Tandem
9 9 (1.43%) Video Editing
10 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.11%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.11%) FMCG
11 7 (1.11%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.79%) Eurex
13 5 (0.79%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 219 (34.71%) Linux
2 59 (9.35%) Windows
3 22 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.33%) Unix
5 12 (1.90%) CentOS
5 12 (1.90%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.79%) Alpine Linux
6 5 (0.79%) Debian
6 5 (0.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (100.00%) DevOps
2 352 (55.78%) CI/CD
3 233 (36.93%) Agile
4 216 (34.23%) Infrastructure as Code
5 148 (23.45%) Configuration Management
6 126 (19.97%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 87 (13.79%) Platform Engineering
8 74 (11.73%) Deployment Automation
9 66 (10.46%) Software Engineering
10 64 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (9.98%) Microservices
12 62 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (8.40%) Migration
14 52 (8.24%) Test Automation
15 47 (7.45%) Scrum
16 43 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 41 (6.50%) Asset Management
17 41 (6.50%) Open Source
18 38 (6.02%) Fintech
18 38 (6.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 342 (54.20%) Python
2 132 (20.92%) Bash
3 129 (20.44%) Java
4 92 (14.58%) PowerShell
5 87 (13.79%) Go
6 66 (10.46%) SQL
7 57 (9.03%) Ruby
8 55 (8.72%) Groovy
8 55 (8.72%) JavaScript
9 39 (6.18%) PHP
10 32 (5.07%) Shell Script
11 30 (4.75%) C#
12 25 (3.96%) Perl
13 14 (2.22%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.58%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.58%) Scala
15 7 (1.11%) C
16 5 (0.79%) R
16 5 (0.79%) VB
17 1 (0.16%) Rust
Qualifications
1 66 (10.46%) AWS Certification
2 53 (8.40%) SC Cleared
2 53 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.01%) Degree
4 8 (1.27%) MCSA
4 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.16%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (1.90%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.79%) EMIR
3 5 (0.79%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 307 (48.65%) Docker
2 12 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 427 (67.67%) Terraform
2 373 (59.11%) Kubernetes
3 242 (38.35%) Ansible
4 122 (19.33%) Puppet
5 91 (14.42%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (9.19%) Prometheus
7 42 (6.66%) Grafana
8 39 (6.18%) Packer
9 17 (2.69%) Consul
10 14 (2.22%) ZABBIX
11 12 (1.90%) CFEngine
11 12 (1.90%) Rancher
12 9 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (1.11%) Kibana
15 5 (0.79%) Nagios
15 5 (0.79%) Salt
16 3 (0.48%) logstash
17 2 (0.32%) Graphite
17 2 (0.32%) Istio
Vendors
1 48 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.75%) SaltStack
3 27 (4.28%) Oracle
4 25 (3.96%) Splunk
5 19 (3.01%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.69%) Atlassian
6 17 (2.69%) New Relic
7 16 (2.54%) Google
8 14 (2.22%) VMware
9 8 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.11%) Facebook
11 6 (0.95%) Dynatrace
11 6 (0.95%) PagerDuty
11 6 (0.95%) Zscaler
12 5 (0.79%) Bloomberg
12 5 (0.79%) CQG
12 5 (0.79%) Fidessa
12 5 (0.79%) ION Trading
12 5 (0.79%) Patsystems
12 5 (0.79%) Reuters