Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps 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.

Amazon Web Services DevOps
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 407 471 550
Rank change year-on-year +64 +79 +196
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 466 918 896
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 470 989 844
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £46,125 £50,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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
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 14 July 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 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 +40 455 £70,000 - 69
London -4 315 £80,000 +6.67% 38
UK excluding London +159 148 £60,000 - 41
North of England +139 60 £57,500 -4.17% 15
Yorkshire +114 35 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Work from Home -63 34 £55,000 -21.43% 16
South West +107 25 £55,000 - 2
East of England +84 25 £61,250 +11.36% 1
South East +114 23 £61,250 -2.00% 3
North West +76 17 £62,500 +4.17% 10
Midlands +88 10 £60,000 - 10
West Midlands +84 8 £60,000 - 7
North East +29 8 £47,500 -12.04% 1
Scotland +87 4 £40,000 - 9
East Midlands +60 2 £60,000 -14.29% 3
Wales - 2 £58,000 -
Northern Ireland +19 1 - - 1

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 466 (100.00%) DevOps
2 406 (87.12%) AWS
3 302 (64.81%) Terraform
4 272 (58.37%) Docker
5 251 (53.86%) Kubernetes
6 248 (53.22%) Python
7 238 (51.07%) Ansible
8 189 (40.56%) Jenkins
9 178 (38.20%) Linux
10 142 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
11 139 (29.83%) Infrastructure as Code
12 111 (23.82%) Java
13 107 (22.96%) Azure
14 104 (22.32%) Bash Shell
15 103 (22.10%) Puppet
16 93 (19.96%) AWS CloudFormation
17 87 (18.67%) Serverless
18 83 (17.81%) Fintech
19 77 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
19 77 (16.52%) Configuration Management
20 76 (16.31%) Git (software)
21 73 (15.67%) Finance
22 71 (15.24%) GCP
23 66 (14.16%) Microservices
24 64 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
25 60 (12.88%) AWS Lambda
26 59 (12.66%) Amazon EC2
27 50 (10.73%) JavaScript
28 48 (10.30%) TDD
29 47 (10.09%) PowerShell

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 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.93%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.93%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.72%) Apache
4 8 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.29%) Confluence
6 4 (0.86%) nginx
7 3 (0.64%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 406 (87.12%) AWS
2 107 (22.96%) Azure
3 93 (19.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 87 (18.67%) Serverless
5 71 (15.24%) GCP
6 60 (12.88%) AWS Lambda
7 59 (12.66%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (9.23%) Amazon S3
9 31 (6.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 30 (6.44%) GitHub
11 28 (6.01%) Amazon ECS
12 26 (5.58%) Amazon ELB
13 25 (5.36%) SaaS
14 20 (4.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
15 19 (4.08%) OpenShift
15 19 (4.08%) PaaS
16 16 (3.43%) Amazon EKS
16 16 (3.43%) IaaS
17 14 (3.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.22%) Firewall
2 13 (2.79%) DNS
3 7 (1.50%) SAN
4 6 (1.29%) HTTP
5 5 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.07%) SSH
6 4 (0.86%) FTP
6 4 (0.86%) SMTP
6 4 (0.86%) VPN
7 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.43%) Network Security
8 2 (0.43%) VLAN
9 1 (0.21%) DSL
9 1 (0.21%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) LAN
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) OSPF
9 1 (0.21%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) WAN
9 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 28 (6.01%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.29%) Big Data
4 18 (3.86%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.43%) MySQL
6 13 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.93%) Redis
9 7 (1.50%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.29%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.29%) OLTP
11 5 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.43%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 189 (40.56%) Jenkins
2 76 (16.31%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.51%) GitLab
4 26 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.86%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.79%) JIRA
8 9 (1.93%) Subversion
9 8 (1.72%) Selenium
9 8 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.72%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.29%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.29%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.29%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.29%) Mocha
11 6 (1.29%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.07%) Cypress.io
12 5 (1.07%) Maven
12 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 73 (15.67%) Finance
2 25 (5.36%) Banking
3 16 (3.43%) Games
4 13 (2.79%) Law
5 10 (2.15%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.72%) Retail
7 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.86%) Advertising
8 4 (0.86%) Marketing
8 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.64%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.80%) Node.js
2 37 (7.94%) .NET
3 32 (6.87%) Web Services
4 21 (4.51%) React
5 18 (3.86%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (3.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.15%) Java EE
7 10 (2.15%) Spring
8 9 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (1.93%) Spring Boot
8 9 (1.93%) Spring Cloud
9 8 (1.72%) Lambda Expressions
10 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.29%) CSS
11 6 (1.29%) HTML
11 6 (1.29%) HTML5
12 5 (1.07%) Chai
12 5 (1.07%) Enzyme
12 5 (1.07%) Jest
12 5 (1.07%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.37%) Public Cloud
2 24 (5.15%) Cloud Native
3 17 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.50%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.29%) CMDB
6 6 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.86%) Life Science
8 4 (0.86%) Robotics
9 3 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.64%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.43%) FMCG
10 2 (0.43%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.43%) PMI
10 2 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 178 (38.20%) Linux
2 45 (9.66%) Windows
3 21 (4.51%) Unix
4 18 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.58%) CentOS
6 10 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.29%) CoreOS
8 6 (1.29%) VMS
9 4 (0.86%) zOS
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (100.00%) DevOps
2 142 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (29.83%) Infrastructure as Code
4 83 (17.81%) Fintech
5 77 (16.52%) Configuration Management
5 77 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (14.16%) Microservices
7 48 (10.30%) TDD
8 45 (9.66%) Deployment Automation
9 38 (8.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 37 (7.94%) Open Source
11 35 (7.51%) Mentoring
12 30 (6.44%) Scrum
13 29 (6.22%) Migration
14 22 (4.72%) Infrastructure Automation
15 21 (4.51%) Software Engineering
15 21 (4.51%) Test Automation
16 20 (4.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (4.29%) High Availability
17 17 (3.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 248 (53.22%) Python
2 111 (23.82%) Java
3 104 (22.32%) Bash Shell
4 50 (10.73%) JavaScript
5 47 (10.09%) PowerShell
6 46 (9.87%) Go
7 42 (9.01%) C#
8 39 (8.37%) Ruby
9 33 (7.08%) SQL
10 23 (4.94%) Groovy
11 22 (4.72%) Perl
12 13 (2.79%) PHP
13 10 (2.15%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.93%) C++
14 9 (1.93%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.72%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.29%) Scala
16 6 (1.29%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.07%) ES6
17 5 (1.07%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (6.65%) AWS Certification
2 23 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.29%) Degree
4 18 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.50%) MCP
5 7 (1.50%) MCSA
5 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.43%) OCP
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CCIE
9 1 (0.21%) CCNA
9 1 (0.21%) CCNP
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 272 (58.37%) Docker
2 8 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.50%) vSphere
4 5 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) LXC
Systems Management
1 302 (64.81%) Terraform
2 251 (53.86%) Kubernetes
3 238 (51.07%) Ansible
4 103 (22.10%) Puppet
5 64 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (4.08%) Grafana
7 18 (3.86%) Packer
8 13 (2.79%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.29%) Consul
10 6 (1.29%) Rancher
11 5 (1.07%) Graphite
11 5 (1.07%) Nagios
11 5 (1.07%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.64%) Salt
12 3 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.43%) logstash
13 2 (0.43%) Mesos
14 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.21%) rkt
Vendors
1 36 (7.73%) Google
2 23 (4.94%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.51%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.08%) Oracle
5 18 (3.86%) SAP
6 15 (3.22%) Splunk
7 11 (2.36%) VMware
8 10 (2.15%) IBM
8 10 (2.15%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.50%) EMC
9 7 (1.50%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.07%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.86%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.43%) Adobe
13 2 (0.43%) Facebook
13 2 (0.43%) hybris
13 2 (0.43%) New Relic
13 2 (0.43%) Perforce
13 2 (0.43%) SaltStack