Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DevOps Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

Development Operations Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 944 1038 1124
Rank change year-on-year +94 +86 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Consultant 197 166 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.093% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.096% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 100 127 81
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% -13.79% +11.54%

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 152,454 172,106 177,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.06% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,023 138,690 148,265
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

DevOps Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant.

Salary trend for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DevOps Consultant in the UK

DevOps Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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 +91 167 £62,500 -10.71% 16
London +76 123 £70,000 -7.89% 10
UK excluding London +49 72 £57,500 -8.00% 7
North West +54 34 £57,500 -26.98% 1
North of England +41 34 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Scotland +16 29 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South East +21 3 £65,000 -26.76% 1
South West +17 3 £70,000 +16.67% 1
East of England +33 1 £57,500 -4.17% 2
West Midlands +24 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Midlands +16 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Wales - 1 £62,500 -

DevOps Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, DevOps Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 196 (99.49%) DevOps
2 160 (81.22%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (68.02%) Puppet
4 131 (66.50%) Terraform
5 126 (63.96%) Docker
6 125 (63.45%) Opscode Chef
7 110 (55.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 110 (55.84%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (54.82%) Ansible
9 107 (54.31%) Linux
10 100 (50.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 91 (46.19%) Jenkins
12 86 (43.65%) Windows
13 83 (42.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 83 (42.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 81 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (37.56%) Elastic Stack
15 74 (37.56%) Octopus Deploy
16 73 (37.06%) Splunk
16 73 (37.06%) Consul
17 72 (36.55%) IBM UrbanCode
18 70 (35.53%) AWS CloudFormation
19 68 (34.52%) Unix
20 67 (34.01%) Open Source
21 64 (32.49%) Java
22 63 (31.98%) Git (software)
22 63 (31.98%) Microservices
23 58 (29.44%) JIRA
24 56 (28.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 53 (26.90%) GoCD

DevOps Consultant 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 9 (4.57%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.57%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.03%) Confluence
3 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.02%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) JBoss
3 2 (1.02%) nginx
3 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 160 (81.22%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (55.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (42.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 70 (35.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (5.58%) IaaS
6 9 (4.57%) PaaS
7 7 (3.55%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.03%) Serverless
9 3 (1.52%) GitHub
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.02%) Slack
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) npm
11 1 (0.51%) Office 365
11 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Firewall
2 1 (0.51%) NAS
2 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.61%) Big Data
2 9 (4.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.51%) Power BI
4 1 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 91 (46.19%) Jenkins
2 83 (42.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (37.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 72 (36.55%) IBM UrbanCode
5 63 (31.98%) Git (software)
6 58 (29.44%) JIRA
7 56 (28.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (26.90%) GoCD
9 52 (26.40%) Subversion
10 25 (12.69%) TeamCity
11 20 (10.15%) Travis CI
12 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
12 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.52%) GitLab
14 3 (1.52%) Maven
15 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
15 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
15 2 (1.02%) VersionOne
16 1 (0.51%) Gradle
General
1 38 (19.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.05%) Banking
3 3 (1.52%) Legal
4 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (37.56%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (7.11%) Web Services
3 11 (5.58%) .NET
3 11 (5.58%) Kafka
4 9 (4.57%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.02%) HTML
5 2 (1.02%) Java EE
5 2 (1.02%) Middleware
5 2 (1.02%) Spring
6 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.51%) CSS
6 1 (0.51%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (0.51%) J2EE
6 1 (0.51%) Node.js
6 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.51%) React
6 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.26%) Internet of Things
2 20 (10.15%) PlayStation
3 14 (7.11%) Fintech
4 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) Blog
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 107 (54.31%) Linux
2 86 (43.65%) Windows
3 68 (34.52%) Unix
4 20 (10.15%) Mesosphere
5 10 (5.08%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (99.49%) DevOps
2 110 (55.84%) Continuous Integration
3 100 (50.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 81 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (34.01%) Open Source
6 63 (31.98%) Microservices
7 52 (26.40%) Customer Engagement
8 51 (25.89%) Test Automation
9 48 (24.37%) Continuous Deployment
10 44 (22.34%) OO
11 40 (20.30%) BDD
11 40 (20.30%) Information Security
12 37 (18.78%) Mentoring
13 35 (17.77%) ITIL
14 34 (17.26%) BCP
15 28 (14.21%) Configuration Management
16 27 (13.71%) Software Engineering
17 26 (13.20%) Process Improvement
18 24 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.49%) Java
2 35 (17.77%) Python
3 30 (15.23%) C#
3 30 (15.23%) PowerShell
4 26 (13.20%) Bash Shell
5 25 (12.69%) Go
6 20 (10.15%) Ruby
7 3 (1.52%) SQL
8 1 (0.51%) Java 8
8 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (17.26%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.06%) Degree
3 2 (1.02%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.17%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) PSD2
System Software
1 126 (63.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 134 (68.02%) Puppet
2 131 (66.50%) Terraform
3 125 (63.45%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (54.82%) Ansible
5 73 (37.06%) Consul
6 53 (26.90%) Rundeck
7 36 (18.27%) Kubernetes
8 20 (10.15%) Automic
8 20 (10.15%) Prometheus
9 6 (3.05%) Mesos
10 5 (2.54%) Packer
11 4 (2.03%) Capistrano
12 3 (1.52%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.02%) Kibana
13 2 (1.02%) logstash
14 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
14 1 (0.51%) Graphite
14 1 (0.51%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.51%) Icinga
Vendors
1 73 (37.06%) Splunk
2 53 (26.90%) ServiceNow
3 52 (26.40%) Delphix
3 52 (26.40%) RedGate
4 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.55%) Google
6 4 (2.03%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.02%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.02%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) New Relic
7 2 (1.02%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.51%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) Databricks
8 1 (0.51%) Dell
8 1 (0.51%) F5
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) Moogsoft
8 1 (0.51%) Tableau