Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Operations Architect
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 768 917 1016
Rank change year-on-year +149 +99 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Architect 85 60 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.054% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.056% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 89
10th Percentile £64,750 £67,500 £67,500
25th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £73,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.13% -
75th Percentile £102,500 £98,125 £95,000
90th Percentile £116,000 £145,000 £103,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00% +7.14%

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 78,200 106,708 142,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.12% 95.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61,472 86,663 115,006
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,880 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

DevOps Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Architect in the UK

DevOps Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DevOps Architect.

Salary trend for DevOps Architect in the UK

DevOps Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Architect over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Architect in the UK

DevOps Architect
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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 +152 64 £91,250 +10.61% 9
London +114 46 £95,000 +8.57% 9
Work from Home -110 23 £83,750 +15.52% 3
UK excluding London +94 16 £70,000 -15.15%
Midlands +51 7 £70,000 -0.71%
West Midlands +17 7 £70,000 -0.71%
South East +64 3 £75,000 +47.78%
North of England +38 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
South West +3 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £85,000 -
North East - 1 £65,000 -
East of England - 1 £80,000 -

DevOps Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, DevOps Architect 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 DevOps Architect in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) DevOps
2 69 (81.18%) AWS
3 60 (70.59%) Azure
4 47 (55.29%) Docker
5 44 (51.76%) Kubernetes
6 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (40.00%) PaaS
8 33 (38.82%) Terraform
9 29 (34.12%) IaaS
10 28 (32.94%) Ansible
11 25 (29.41%) Linux
12 24 (28.24%) Cloud Native
12 24 (28.24%) Microservices
13 23 (27.06%) Finance
13 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
14 21 (24.71%) Migration
14 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
15 20 (23.53%) SQL
16 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
16 19 (22.35%) OpenShift
17 18 (21.18%) GCP
17 18 (21.18%) Serverless
17 18 (21.18%) Python
17 18 (21.18%) Oracle
18 17 (20.00%) Project Delivery
19 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
20 15 (17.65%) Java
21 14 (16.47%) Fintech
21 14 (16.47%) Presales
21 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared

DevOps Architect 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 4 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (4.71%) OpenStack
1 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 69 (81.18%) AWS
2 60 (70.59%) Azure
3 34 (40.00%) PaaS
4 29 (34.12%) IaaS
5 19 (22.35%) OpenShift
6 18 (21.18%) GCP
6 18 (21.18%) Serverless
7 12 (14.12%) Logic Apps
7 12 (14.12%) SaaS
8 11 (12.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (9.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (8.24%) GitHub
11 6 (7.06%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (7.06%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (7.06%) Amazon S3
11 6 (7.06%) AWS CloudTrail
11 6 (7.06%) Route 53
11 6 (7.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (4.71%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (3.53%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) AMQP
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) Redis
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.18%) Gradle
4 1 (1.18%) Maven
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) Spring
2 12 (14.12%) Spring Boot
3 11 (12.94%) .NET
4 8 (9.41%) .NET Core
4 8 (9.41%) Kafka
4 8 (9.41%) REST
5 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.88%) Memcached
7 4 (4.71%) Java EE
7 4 (4.71%) Spring Cloud
7 4 (4.71%) Web Services
8 1 (1.18%) JSON
8 1 (1.18%) Node.js
8 1 (1.18%) OAuth
8 1 (1.18%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.18%) OpenID
8 1 (1.18%) RESTful
8 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Cloud Native
2 12 (14.12%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.59%) Private Cloud
4 8 (9.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (7.06%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.35%) CMDB
7 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.18%) Blog
8 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) FMCG
8 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Alpine Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Ubuntu
3 8 (9.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) DevOps
2 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) Microservices
4 21 (24.71%) Migration
5 17 (20.00%) Project Delivery
6 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
7 14 (16.47%) Fintech
7 14 (16.47%) Presales
8 13 (15.29%) Analytics
8 13 (15.29%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (14.12%) B2C
9 12 (14.12%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (12.94%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.94%) Project Management
11 8 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.41%) Scrum
12 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.24%) Coaching
12 7 (8.24%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 18 (21.18%) Python
4 15 (17.65%) Java
5 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.53%) C
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.35%) C#
7 2 (2.35%) Go
8 1 (1.18%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) GRC
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.18%) NIST
3 1 (1.18%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SOC 2
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Docker
2 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (51.76%) Kubernetes
2 33 (38.82%) Terraform
3 28 (32.94%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.53%) Puppet
5 2 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) Oracle
3 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 9 (10.59%) Google
5 7 (8.24%) SAP
6 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 4 (4.71%) VMware
7 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.35%) Adobe
8 2 (2.35%) hybris
8 2 (2.35%) New Relic
8 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.18%) Alibaba
9 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.18%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.18%) Splunk