Period
to 28 February 2020

The median annual salary for an AWS DevOps was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 577 517 568
Rank change year-on-year -60 +51 +181
Permanent jobs requiring an AWS DevOps 484 794 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 428 719 701
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £45,875 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -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 117,361 144,850 169,833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.93% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 94,006 115,990 139,501
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 28 February 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 28 February 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 -65 466 £70,000 - 135
London -41 320 £75,000 - 81
UK excluding London +1 161 £60,000 - 65
North of England +37 52 £57,500 -4.17% 16
South East +19 40 £60,000 -20.00% 11
Yorkshire +41 37 £58,750 - 10
Midlands +31 25 £60,000 - 8
East of England +42 23 £60,000 +3.45% 17
West Midlands +39 18 £60,000 +6.67% 6
South West +48 15 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North West +7 13 £57,500 -4.17% 4
East Midlands +25 7 £75,000 - 2
Wales - 6 £47,500 -
Scotland +34 5 £55,000 -8.33% 8
North East +7 2 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 3

AWS DevOps Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 484 (100.00%) DevOps
2 409 (84.50%) AWS
3 284 (58.68%) Terraform
4 258 (53.31%) Kubernetes
5 254 (52.48%) Ansible
6 252 (52.07%) Python
7 249 (51.45%) Docker
8 218 (45.04%) Linux
9 182 (37.60%) Jenkins
10 180 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
11 133 (27.48%) Puppet
12 129 (26.65%) Azure
13 122 (25.21%) Infrastructure as Code
14 111 (22.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 102 (21.07%) Bash Shell
16 95 (19.63%) Java
17 92 (19.01%) Microservices
18 90 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
18 90 (18.60%) Git (software)
19 89 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
20 82 (16.94%) Serverless
21 80 (16.53%) GCP
22 79 (16.32%) Configuration Management
23 77 (15.91%) Finance
24 65 (13.43%) AWS Lambda
25 64 (13.22%) Windows
26 61 (12.60%) Fintech
26 61 (12.60%) Ruby
26 61 (12.60%) PowerShell
26 61 (12.60%) 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 10 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.86%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.65%) Apache
3 8 (1.65%) Confluence
4 7 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.45%) nginx
4 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 409 (84.50%) AWS
2 129 (26.65%) Azure
3 111 (22.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 82 (16.94%) Serverless
5 80 (16.53%) GCP
6 65 (13.43%) AWS Lambda
7 61 (12.60%) Amazon EC2
8 51 (10.54%) Amazon S3
9 50 (10.33%) GitHub
10 38 (7.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 35 (7.23%) PaaS
12 34 (7.02%) IaaS
13 33 (6.82%) Amazon ECS
13 33 (6.82%) SaaS
13 33 (6.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 27 (5.58%) Amazon EKS
15 24 (4.96%) Amazon ELB
16 18 (3.72%) OpenShift
17 13 (2.69%) Route 53
18 12 (2.48%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.20%) Firewall
2 11 (2.27%) DNS
3 7 (1.45%) VPN
4 6 (1.24%) HTTP
4 6 (1.24%) SSH
4 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.03%) FTP
5 5 (1.03%) SMTP
5 5 (1.03%) SSL
6 4 (0.83%) Network Security
7 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.41%) VLAN
9 1 (0.21%) BGP
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
9 1 (0.21%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) OSPF
9 1 (0.21%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 21 (4.34%) MySQL
5 15 (3.10%) Big Data
6 12 (2.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (2.07%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.65%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.03%) Redis
10 5 (1.03%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (0.62%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.41%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 182 (37.60%) Jenkins
2 90 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 59 (12.19%) GitLab
4 50 (10.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (5.17%) JIRA
6 20 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.51%) CircleCI
8 15 (3.10%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.48%) Vagrant
10 11 (2.27%) JMeter
10 11 (2.27%) Subversion
11 10 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.86%) Maven
12 9 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.45%) Travis CI
14 6 (1.24%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.24%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.24%) Spinnaker
15 5 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 77 (15.91%) Finance
2 32 (6.61%) Banking
3 26 (5.37%) Games
4 25 (5.17%) Retail
5 7 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.83%) Marketing
6 4 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Publishing
8 2 (0.41%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.74%) Elastic Stack
2 43 (8.88%) Node.js
3 35 (7.23%) .NET
4 34 (7.02%) Web Services
5 21 (4.34%) React
6 20 (4.13%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.48%) JSON
7 12 (2.48%) Lambda Expressions
8 9 (1.86%) REST
9 7 (1.45%) Spring
9 7 (1.45%) Spring Boot
10 6 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (1.24%) Vue.js
10 6 (1.24%) YAML
11 5 (1.03%) Java EE
11 5 (1.03%) Sensu
11 5 (1.03%) Serverless Framework
11 5 (1.03%) Spring Cloud
12 4 (0.83%) XML
13 3 (0.62%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.33%) Public Cloud
2 27 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.55%) Cloud Native
4 19 (3.93%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.45%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.24%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.62%) Robotics
11 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.41%) Eurex
11 2 (0.41%) PMI
12 1 (0.21%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.21%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 218 (45.04%) Linux
2 64 (13.22%) Windows
3 42 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (6.82%) CentOS
5 19 (3.93%) Unix
6 9 (1.86%) CoreOS
6 9 (1.86%) VMS
7 8 (1.65%) zOS
8 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.03%) Android
9 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (100.00%) DevOps
2 180 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (25.21%) Infrastructure as Code
4 92 (19.01%) Microservices
5 89 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (16.32%) Configuration Management
7 61 (12.60%) Fintech
8 53 (10.95%) Open Source
9 47 (9.71%) Load Balancing
10 40 (8.26%) TDD
11 32 (6.61%) Deployment Automation
12 30 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (6.20%) Scrum
13 29 (5.99%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 27 (5.58%) Migration
15 27 (5.58%) Test Automation
16 26 (5.37%) IT Strategy
16 26 (5.37%) Software Engineering
17 25 (5.17%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 252 (52.07%) Python
2 102 (21.07%) Bash Shell
3 95 (19.63%) Java
4 61 (12.60%) PowerShell
4 61 (12.60%) Ruby
5 50 (10.33%) SQL
6 48 (9.92%) Go
7 47 (9.71%) JavaScript
8 32 (6.61%) C#
9 18 (3.72%) Perl
10 11 (2.27%) C++
10 11 (2.27%) Scala
11 10 (2.07%) C
11 10 (2.07%) Groovy
12 7 (1.45%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.03%) PHP
15 4 (0.83%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.21%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 25 (5.17%) AWS Certification
2 22 (4.55%) Degree
3 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.03%) MCP
5 5 (1.03%) MCSA
5 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.83%) RHCE
7 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CCIE
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 249 (51.45%) Docker
2 23 (4.75%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.24%) vSphere
5 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.83%) OpenSSH
7 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.21%) LXC
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 284 (58.68%) Terraform
2 258 (53.31%) Kubernetes
3 254 (52.48%) Ansible
4 133 (27.48%) Puppet
5 90 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (9.71%) Grafana
7 42 (8.68%) Prometheus
8 40 (8.26%) Packer
9 28 (5.79%) Docker Swarm
10 26 (5.37%) Consul
11 25 (5.17%) Graphite
12 15 (3.10%) Salt
13 12 (2.48%) Rancher
14 11 (2.27%) Nagios
15 9 (1.86%) ZABBIX
16 8 (1.65%) Istio
17 5 (1.03%) Mesos
18 4 (0.83%) StatsD
19 3 (0.62%) SCOM
20 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (5.17%) Google
2 23 (4.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.75%) Splunk
3 15 (3.10%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.48%) Oracle
4 12 (2.48%) VMware
5 11 (2.27%) SAP
6 9 (1.86%) IBM
7 5 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.83%) Teradata
9 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco
9 2 (0.41%) Citrix
9 2 (0.41%) CQG
9 2 (0.41%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.41%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.41%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.41%) Patsystems
9 2 (0.41%) Reuters
9 2 (0.41%) Trayport