Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 509 561 666
Rank change year-on-year +52 +105 +84
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 738 788 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 663 700 538
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

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 133,226 159,922 169,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.04% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,023 128,869 136,019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +64 712 £70,000 +3.70% 99
London +94 529 £72,500 - 63
UK excluding London -44 185 £60,000 +4.35% 38
South East +6 54 £62,500 +8.70% 9
North of England -53 53 £60,000 +6.67% 13
North West +6 35 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Midlands +29 26 £60,000 +6.67% 3
East of England +44 25 £55,000 -4.35% 4
South West +6 17 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Yorkshire -32 15 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East Midlands +29 13 £65,000 -13.33% 1
West Midlands +29 13 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £70,000 -
Scotland +8 3 - - 2
North East +5 3 £53,250 +18.33% 1
Wales 0 3 £45,000 -10.00%

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 738 (100.00%) DevOps
2 665 (90.11%) AWS
3 467 (63.28%) Python
4 415 (56.23%) Linux
5 390 (52.85%) Docker
6 381 (51.63%) Terraform
7 356 (48.24%) Ansible
8 327 (44.31%) Kubernetes
9 243 (32.93%) Puppet
10 239 (32.38%) Jenkins
11 216 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
12 196 (26.56%) Azure
13 171 (23.17%) Bash Shell
14 170 (23.04%) Java
15 167 (22.63%) Configuration Management
16 166 (22.49%) Infrastructure as Code
17 164 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
18 151 (20.46%) GCP
19 142 (19.24%) Continuous Integration
20 135 (18.29%) AWS CloudFormation
21 128 (17.34%) Finance
22 122 (16.53%) Git (software)
23 111 (15.04%) Go
24 102 (13.82%) Migration
24 102 (13.82%) Windows
24 102 (13.82%) Serverless
25 101 (13.69%) Ruby
26 90 (12.20%) Microservices
27 87 (11.79%) Google
28 83 (11.25%) Amazon EC2

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 23 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 17 (2.30%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.03%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.49%) Apache
6 10 (1.36%) JBoss
6 10 (1.36%) nginx
6 10 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.68%) Confluence
9 5 (0.68%) IIS
10 3 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.27%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.27%) Drupal
11 2 (0.27%) WildFly
12 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 665 (90.11%) AWS
2 196 (26.56%) Azure
3 151 (20.46%) GCP
4 135 (18.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 102 (13.82%) Serverless
6 83 (11.25%) Amazon EC2
7 82 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
8 71 (9.62%) Amazon S3
8 71 (9.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 60 (8.13%) SaaS
10 57 (7.72%) IaaS
11 46 (6.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 41 (5.56%) GitHub
13 39 (5.28%) Amazon ECS
14 38 (5.15%) PaaS
15 29 (3.93%) AWS CodePipeline
16 25 (3.39%) Route 53
17 23 (3.12%) Amazon ELB
18 22 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
19 15 (2.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.78%) Firewall
2 44 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.25%) DNS
4 17 (2.30%) VPN
5 6 (0.81%) HTTP
5 6 (0.81%) Network Security
6 5 (0.68%) DHCP
7 4 (0.54%) IPv4
7 4 (0.54%) IPv6
7 4 (0.54%) SSH
7 4 (0.54%) SSL
8 3 (0.41%) Broadband
8 3 (0.41%) DMZ
8 3 (0.41%) LAN
8 3 (0.41%) WAN
9 2 (0.27%) Internet
9 2 (0.27%) SMTP
9 2 (0.27%) VLAN
10 1 (0.14%) NFC
10 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 55 (7.45%) MySQL
3 50 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
4 43 (5.83%) Big Data
5 25 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 23 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.49%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.08%) Redis
14 7 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.95%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.81%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 239 (32.38%) Jenkins
2 122 (16.53%) Git (software)
3 47 (6.37%) TeamCity
4 43 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 34 (4.61%) GitLab
6 26 (3.52%) CircleCI
7 18 (2.44%) Maven
8 17 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (2.03%) Bitbucket
9 15 (2.03%) Codeship
10 14 (1.90%) JIRA
11 13 (1.76%) Ant
12 12 (1.63%) Subversion
12 12 (1.63%) Travis CI
13 9 (1.22%) Gradle
13 9 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.08%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.81%) Hudson
16 5 (0.68%) Artifactory
General
1 128 (17.34%) Finance
2 43 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.01%) Retail
4 26 (3.52%) Law
5 25 (3.39%) Marketing
5 25 (3.39%) Public Sector
6 23 (3.12%) Banking
7 22 (2.98%) Electronics
7 22 (2.98%) Games
8 21 (2.85%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.95%) Publishing
11 5 (0.68%) Billing
12 4 (0.54%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.62%) Elastic Stack
2 46 (6.23%) Node.js
3 43 (5.83%) Web Services
4 32 (4.34%) .NET
5 21 (2.85%) AWS Amplify
6 19 (2.57%) RESTful
7 14 (1.90%) .NET Core
8 13 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.36%) JSON
10 10 (1.36%) Sensu
11 9 (1.22%) React
11 9 (1.22%) REST
12 8 (1.08%) React Native
13 7 (0.95%) Jinja
13 7 (0.95%) Kafka
14 6 (0.81%) Aurelia
14 6 (0.81%) Laravel
14 6 (0.81%) Vue.js
14 6 (0.81%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.67%) Public Cloud
2 43 (5.83%) Cloud Native
3 34 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 25 (3.39%) User Experience
6 15 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (0.95%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.81%) Clustering
11 6 (0.81%) Replication
12 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 415 (56.23%) Linux
2 102 (13.82%) Windows
3 79 (10.70%) Unix
4 41 (5.56%) CentOS
5 30 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.25%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.63%) Android
7 12 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.81%) Debian
10 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (100.00%) DevOps
2 216 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (22.63%) Configuration Management
4 166 (22.49%) Infrastructure as Code
5 142 (19.24%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (13.82%) Migration
7 90 (12.20%) Microservices
8 79 (10.70%) Open Source
9 74 (10.03%) Machine Learning
10 72 (9.76%) Fintech
11 66 (8.94%) Software Engineering
12 60 (8.13%) Test Automation
13 58 (7.86%) Continuous Deployment
14 54 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
15 51 (6.91%) Artificial Intelligence
16 43 (5.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 42 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
18 41 (5.56%) E-Commerce
19 39 (5.28%) Scrum
20 38 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 467 (63.28%) Python
2 171 (23.17%) Bash Shell
3 170 (23.04%) Java
4 111 (15.04%) Go
5 101 (13.69%) Ruby
6 67 (9.08%) SQL
7 65 (8.81%) PowerShell
8 53 (7.18%) Perl
9 42 (5.69%) PHP
10 35 (4.74%) JavaScript
11 31 (4.20%) C#
12 25 (3.39%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.71%) Scala
14 11 (1.49%) Groovy
15 7 (0.95%) C++
16 6 (0.81%) F#
16 6 (0.81%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (4.74%) Degree
2 33 (4.47%) AWS Certification
3 17 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.95%) PhD
7 6 (0.81%) CCNA
7 6 (0.81%) CCNP
7 6 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.07%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) HIPAA
3 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) NCSC
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 390 (52.85%) Docker
2 16 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.41%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 381 (51.63%) Terraform
2 356 (48.24%) Ansible
3 327 (44.31%) Kubernetes
4 243 (32.93%) Puppet
5 164 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (8.13%) Packer
7 41 (5.56%) Prometheus
8 40 (5.42%) Grafana
9 39 (5.28%) Nagios
10 37 (5.01%) Salt
11 24 (3.25%) Graphite
12 17 (2.30%) CFEngine
12 17 (2.30%) Consul
12 17 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.36%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.22%) Mesos
15 7 (0.95%) Rancher
16 6 (0.81%) Kibana
17 5 (0.68%) Cobbler
17 5 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 87 (11.79%) Google
2 27 (3.66%) VMware
3 26 (3.52%) Oracle
4 21 (2.85%) SAP
5 19 (2.57%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.36%) Sun
9 9 (1.22%) New Relic
10 7 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 6 (0.81%) Dynatrace
11 6 (0.81%) Facebook
11 6 (0.81%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
13 3 (0.41%) Splunk
14 2 (0.27%) NetApp
14 2 (0.27%) Rackspace
15 1 (0.14%) Cisco
15 1 (0.14%) IBM
15 1 (0.14%) Sybase