The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Development Operations Engineer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 251 373
Rank change year-on-year +67 +122  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1682 1333 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.37% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.42% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1165 742
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured DevOps Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in the UK

DevOps Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 1602 £60,000 - 239
London +29 908 £67,500 +3.84% 133
South East +90 255 £52,500 -3.22% 32
North West +44 133 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Manchester +42 115 £47,500 +11.76% 10
City of London -13 111 £65,000 -7.14% 32
Yorkshire +21 108 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Berkshire +27 83 £57,500 +4.54% 14
West Yorkshire +37 77 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West -7 75 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East of England +6 72 £55,000 +15.78% 13
Leeds +41 66 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Hampshire +55 40 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Sussex +42 36 £52,500 - 1
Cambridge +4 35 £57,500 +21.05% 10
Cambridgeshire -5 35 £57,500 +21.05% 10
Wales +25 34 £43,000 +1.17% 2
Reading -1 33 £55,000 - 7
South Wales +32 29 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Brighton +18 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East Sussex +10 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire +5 27 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Bristol -13 26 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Surrey +16 25 £57,500 - 3
Crawley +29 22 £53,750 +43.33%
Gloucestershire +4 22 £46,000 +2.22% 2
East Midlands +23 19 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Basingstoke - 19 £57,500 - 4
Slough +24 18 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Cardiff +13 18 £60,000 +41.17% 1

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, DevOps Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 2968 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2245 (75.64%) Linux
3 1606 (54.11%) Puppet
4 1560 (52.56%) Python
5 1485 (50.03%) Amazon AWS
6 1407 (47.41%) Ansible
7 1317 (44.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1247 (42.01%) Docker
9 1102 (37.13%) Jenkins
10 1099 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
11 950 (32.01%) Bash Shell
12 908 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
13 861 (29.01%) Ruby
14 858 (28.91%) Configuration Management
15 735 (24.76%) Java
16 671 (22.61%) Git (software)
17 667 (22.47%) Windows
18 553 (18.63%) SQL
19 548 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
20 533 (17.96%) Kubernetes
21 510 (17.18%) Unix
22 479 (16.14%) Perl
23 472 (15.90%) MySQL
24 462 (15.57%) Finance
25 458 (15.43%) PowerShell
26 444 (14.96%) Terraform
27 390 (13.14%) Open Source
28 379 (12.77%) VMware
29 377 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
30 374 (12.60%) Red Hat

DevOps Engineer 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
1 350 (11.79%) Apache
2 264 (8.89%) OpenStack
3 244 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
4 208 (7.01%) IIS
5 200 (6.74%) Tomcat
6 193 (6.50%) nginx
7 115 (3.87%) CloudStack
8 111 (3.74%) Confluence
9 86 (2.90%) WebLogic
10 85 (2.86%) JBoss
11 63 (2.12%) Apache Spark
12 58 (1.95%) WebSphere
13 36 (1.21%) Apache Solr
14 29 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (0.67%) CMS
15 20 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 17 (0.57%) Drupal
17 13 (0.44%) Jetty
18 12 (0.40%) ColdFusion
19 10 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.13%) HipChat
3 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.034%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.034%) Magento
6 1 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.034%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1485 (50.03%) Amazon AWS
2 548 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 248 (8.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 204 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
5 158 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 133 (4.48%) Amazon S3
7 128 (4.31%) IaaS
8 119 (4.01%) SaaS
9 99 (3.34%) PaaS
10 91 (3.07%) Amazon ELB
11 89 (3.00%) GitHub
12 67 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 59 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
14 49 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 47 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
16 46 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
17 41 (1.38%) Route 53
18 38 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 30 (1.01%) OpenShift
20 24 (0.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 199 (6.70%) DNS
2 175 (5.90%) Firewall
3 117 (3.94%) Internet
4 99 (3.34%) HTTP
5 87 (2.93%) TCP/IP
6 50 (1.68%) LDAP
7 40 (1.35%) Network Security
8 38 (1.28%) VPN
9 34 (1.15%) SSL
10 33 (1.11%) SAN
11 31 (1.04%) Kerberos
12 28 (0.94%) SMTP
12 28 (0.94%) WAN
13 26 (0.88%) LAN
14 21 (0.71%) SSH
15 19 (0.64%) DHCP
16 18 (0.61%) IMAP
17 16 (0.54%) HTTPS
17 16 (0.54%) VLAN
18 14 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (15.90%) MySQL
2 235 (7.92%) MongoDB
3 224 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 206 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 151 (5.09%) Redis
6 134 (4.51%) Big Data
7 126 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 124 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
8 124 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
9 88 (2.96%) Hadoop
10 68 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 39 (1.31%) Neo4j
12 34 (1.15%) InfluxDB
13 30 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 30 (1.01%) MariaDB
14 29 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (0.94%) Event Store
16 23 (0.77%) HBase
16 23 (0.77%) Oracle Database
17 19 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1102 (37.13%) Jenkins
2 671 (22.61%) Git (software)
3 286 (9.64%) TeamCity
4 244 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 209 (7.04%) Maven
6 198 (6.67%) JIRA
7 185 (6.23%) Vagrant
8 150 (5.05%) Subversion
9 146 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 93 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 92 (3.10%) Ant
12 79 (2.66%) Bitbucket
13 70 (2.36%) Gradle
14 69 (2.32%) JUnit
15 67 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
16 58 (1.95%) Hudson
17 46 (1.55%) Selenium
18 44 (1.48%) Artifactory
19 42 (1.42%) gulp
20 38 (1.28%) GitLab
General
1 462 (15.57%) Finance
2 187 (6.30%) Marketing
3 170 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 143 (4.82%) Games
5 102 (3.44%) Electronics
6 97 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 88 (2.96%) Banking
8 77 (2.59%) Retail
9 21 (0.71%) Advertising
10 18 (0.61%) Online Betting
11 12 (0.40%) Publishing
12 11 (0.37%) Legal
13 9 (0.30%) Back Office
13 9 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.24%) Automotive
15 6 (0.20%) Law
16 5 (0.17%) Front Office
16 5 (0.17%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (9.67%) .NET
2 274 (9.23%) Web Services
3 182 (6.13%) Node.js
4 167 (5.63%) LAMP
5 152 (5.12%) Elastic Stack
6 90 (3.03%) Kafka
7 81 (2.73%) HTML
8 79 (2.66%) LEMP Stack
9 78 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
10 61 (2.06%) ActiveMQ
11 58 (1.95%) Sensu
12 52 (1.75%) Spring
13 51 (1.72%) CSS
14 48 (1.62%) REST
15 44 (1.48%) ASP.NET
16 41 (1.38%) React
17 39 (1.31%) AngularJS
17 39 (1.31%) Java EE
17 39 (1.31%) RESTful
18 32 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 176 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 119 (4.01%) Fintech
3 94 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 82 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 79 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 66 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 65 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 50 (1.68%) Clustering
9 32 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 29 (0.98%) Hedge funds
10 29 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 23 (0.77%) PKI
11 23 (0.77%) User Experience
12 20 (0.67%) Replication
13 19 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
14 17 (0.57%) Algorithms
14 17 (0.57%) Internet of Things
15 15 (0.51%) iPad
16 13 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2245 (75.64%) Linux
2 667 (22.47%) Windows
3 510 (17.18%) Unix
4 328 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (10.44%) CentOS
6 265 (8.93%) Ubuntu
7 206 (6.94%) Windows Server
8 112 (3.77%) Debian
9 69 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (1.28%) Solaris
12 31 (1.04%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.54%) VMS
14 15 (0.51%) Android
15 13 (0.44%) AIX
15 13 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.40%) SmartOS
17 8 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2968 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1099 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
3 908 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
4 858 (28.91%) Configuration Management
5 390 (13.14%) Open Source
6 377 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 361 (12.16%) Scrum
8 263 (8.86%) Software Engineering
9 237 (7.99%) Microservices
10 232 (7.82%) E-Commerce
11 222 (7.48%) Test Automation
12 162 (5.46%) TDD
13 152 (5.12%) Continuous Deployment
14 148 (4.99%) High Availability
15 137 (4.62%) SDLC
16 134 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
17 126 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 125 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
19 121 (4.08%) Migration
20 113 (3.81%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1560 (52.56%) Python
2 950 (32.01%) Bash Shell
3 861 (29.01%) Ruby
4 735 (24.76%) Java
5 553 (18.63%) SQL
6 479 (16.14%) Perl
7 458 (15.43%) PowerShell
8 303 (10.21%) PHP
9 237 (7.99%) Shell Script
10 219 (7.38%) Go
11 197 (6.64%) C#
12 168 (5.66%) JavaScript
13 128 (4.31%) C++
14 104 (3.50%) Groovy
15 65 (2.19%) Scala
16 40 (1.35%) C
17 35 (1.18%) T-SQL
18 21 (0.71%) Korn
19 16 (0.54%) Bourne shell
20 13 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 206 (6.94%) Degree
2 108 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.48%) AWS Certification
5 27 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.44%) RHCSA
7 12 (0.40%) RHCE
8 9 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.27%) CCNA
10 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.067%) CISA
11 2 (0.067%) CISM
11 2 (0.067%) CISSP
11 2 (0.067%) GSLC
11 2 (0.067%) LPIC
12 1 (0.034%) HND
12 1 (0.034%) MBA
12 1 (0.034%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.72%) QA
2 28 (0.94%) GCP
3 25 (0.84%) SLA
4 16 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.10%) GDPR
7 2 (0.067%) COBIT
7 2 (0.067%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.034%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.034%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.034%) UCITS
System Software
1 1247 (42.01%) Docker
2 207 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (5.42%) Xen
4 143 (4.82%) vSphere
5 115 (3.87%) XenServer
6 105 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
7 99 (3.34%) Active Directory
8 60 (2.02%) Hyper-V
9 54 (1.82%) NFS
10 51 (1.72%) KVM
11 47 (1.58%) LXC
12 43 (1.45%) VirtualBox
13 36 (1.21%) etcd
14 33 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 33 (1.11%) Varnish
15 25 (0.84%) flannel
16 23 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
17 17 (0.57%) iptables
18 10 (0.34%) Ceph
18 10 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1606 (54.11%) Puppet
2 1407 (47.41%) Ansible
3 1317 (44.37%) Opscode Chef
4 533 (17.96%) Kubernetes
5 444 (14.96%) Terraform
6 225 (7.58%) Nagios
7 146 (4.92%) Salt
8 112 (3.77%) Packer
9 108 (3.64%) Mesos
10 97 (3.27%) Cobbler
10 97 (3.27%) Tivoli
11 84 (2.83%) Grafana
12 83 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
13 81 (2.73%) logstash
14 79 (2.66%) ZABBIX
15 73 (2.46%) Kibana
16 68 (2.29%) HAProxy
17 52 (1.75%) Graphite
18 46 (1.55%) Consul
18 46 (1.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 379 (12.77%) VMware
2 374 (12.60%) Red Hat
3 292 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 279 (9.40%) Oracle
5 175 (5.90%) Google
6 108 (3.64%) EnterpriseDB
7 103 (3.47%) SaltStack
8 100 (3.37%) Splunk
9 94 (3.17%) SAP
10 79 (2.66%) Atlassian
11 75 (2.53%) New Relic
12 67 (2.26%) Cisco
13 56 (1.89%) Rackspace
14 31 (1.04%) HP
15 25 (0.84%) AppDynamics
16 22 (0.74%) IBM
17 21 (0.71%) Sybase
18 17 (0.57%) Perforce
19 14 (0.47%) F5
20 13 (0.44%) Citrix
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Professional Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £49,000 to £64,000 per annum DoE (+ v strong Benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago