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

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Operations Engineer
UK
Rank 216 297 405
Rank change year-on-year +81 +108  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1286 1121 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.08% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.13% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 980 636
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 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -10.00%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 +77 1254 £60,000 - 215
London +60 757 £65,000 - 121
South East +92 168 £51,000 -2.85% 26
City of London +5 101 £65,000 -7.14% 30
North West +35 100 £52,500 +10.52% 20
Manchester +26 92 £52,500 +13.51% 15
Yorkshire +10 92 £55,000 +29.41% 24
Berkshire +84 75 £57,500 - 7
West Yorkshire +20 70 £55,000 +29.41% 18
Leeds +35 68 £55,000 +22.22% 17
East of England +28 58 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Reading +78 46 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Cambridge +30 32 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Cambridgeshire +25 32 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Surrey +34 31 £51,000 -2.85% 5
South West +26 31 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Hampshire +39 23 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East Midlands +4 21 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire -11 17 £57,500 -28.12% 6
Sheffield +24 15 £57,500 +64.28% 2
South Yorkshire +22 15 £57,500 +130.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +21 14 £47,500 -2.56%
Nottingham +18 14 £47,500 -2.56%
West Midlands +42 13 £50,000 +37.93% 5
South Wales +17 13 £60,000 +75.18% 2
Cardiff +14 13 £60,000 +75.18% 2
Wales +11 13 £60,000 +75.18% 2
West Sussex - 13 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +17 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North East +17 11 £32,500 +10.16% 4

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2626 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1955 (74.45%) Linux
3 1443 (54.95%) Puppet
4 1431 (54.49%) Python
5 1275 (48.55%) Amazon AWS
6 1263 (48.10%) Opscode Chef
7 1176 (44.78%) Ansible
8 1030 (39.22%) Jenkins
9 948 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
10 931 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
11 913 (34.77%) Docker
12 871 (33.17%) Ruby
13 870 (33.13%) Configuration Management
14 858 (32.67%) Bash Shell
15 720 (27.42%) Java
16 623 (23.72%) Git (software)
17 598 (22.77%) Windows
18 545 (20.75%) SQL
19 459 (17.48%) Unix
20 444 (16.91%) Perl
21 433 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
22 376 (14.32%) Finance
23 375 (14.28%) PowerShell
24 368 (14.01%) Scrum
25 351 (13.37%) MySQL
26 350 (13.33%) Red Hat
27 338 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 327 (12.45%) Web Services
28 327 (12.45%) Open Source
29 323 (12.30%) .NET

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 303 (11.54%) Apache
2 241 (9.18%) IIS
3 201 (7.65%) OpenStack
4 182 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
5 161 (6.13%) Tomcat
6 125 (4.76%) nginx
7 116 (4.42%) CloudStack
8 107 (4.07%) JBoss
9 98 (3.73%) WebSphere
10 97 (3.69%) WebLogic
11 95 (3.62%) Confluence
12 54 (2.06%) Apache Spark
13 30 (1.14%) Apache Solr
14 23 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.57%) WordPress
16 13 (0.50%) ColdFusion
17 11 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
18 10 (0.38%) CMS
19 8 (0.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 66 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.23%) HipChat
3 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.11%) MS Office
4 2 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.42%) Magento
4 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1275 (48.55%) Amazon AWS
2 433 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 154 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
5 137 (5.22%) SaaS
6 98 (3.73%) Amazon S3
7 85 (3.24%) GitHub
8 64 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 61 (2.32%) Amazon ELB
10 60 (2.28%) PaaS
11 56 (2.13%) IaaS
12 54 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 50 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
14 43 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
15 41 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
16 38 (1.45%) Route 53
17 33 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
18 31 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 28 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 25 (0.95%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 157 (5.98%) Firewall
2 138 (5.26%) DNS
3 102 (3.88%) Internet
4 97 (3.69%) TCP/IP
5 94 (3.58%) HTTP
6 55 (2.09%) LDAP
7 52 (1.98%) SSL
8 50 (1.90%) Kerberos
9 30 (1.14%) LAN
9 30 (1.14%) Network Security
10 27 (1.03%) VPN
11 26 (0.99%) WAN
12 21 (0.80%) DHCP
13 20 (0.76%) SSH
14 19 (0.72%) SAN
15 17 (0.65%) SMTP
16 16 (0.61%) HTTPS
17 14 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (0.50%) VLAN
19 12 (0.46%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (13.37%) MySQL
2 199 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 185 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 182 (6.93%) SQL Server
5 112 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
6 110 (4.19%) Big Data
7 100 (3.81%) Redis
8 82 (3.12%) Hadoop
9 81 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 79 (3.01%) Relational Database
11 78 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (0.95%) Neo4j
13 23 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (0.72%) Event Store
15 18 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (0.69%) HBase
16 17 (0.65%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database
19 14 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1030 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 623 (23.72%) Git (software)
3 294 (11.20%) TeamCity
4 229 (8.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 191 (7.27%) Vagrant
6 182 (6.93%) JIRA
7 170 (6.47%) Maven
8 162 (6.17%) Subversion
9 142 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 106 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 84 (3.20%) Ant
12 76 (2.89%) Hudson
13 57 (2.17%) MSBuild
14 54 (2.06%) Gradle
15 51 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
16 45 (1.71%) JUnit
17 43 (1.64%) Travis CI
18 40 (1.52%) Selenium
19 39 (1.49%) Visual Studio
20 35 (1.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 376 (14.32%) Finance
2 126 (4.80%) Banking
3 120 (4.57%) Games
4 85 (3.24%) Marketing
5 81 (3.08%) Retail
6 60 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.79%) Advertising
8 29 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.07%) Electronics
10 17 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 16 (0.61%) Legal
12 15 (0.57%) Front Office
13 13 (0.50%) Billing
14 12 (0.46%) Back Office
14 12 (0.46%) Publishing
15 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.19%) Law
16 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.11%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.076%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (12.45%) Web Services
2 323 (12.30%) .NET
3 186 (7.08%) Node.js
4 138 (5.26%) LAMP
5 116 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
6 73 (2.78%) HTML
7 60 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
8 59 (2.25%) Kafka
9 50 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 49 (1.87%) Spring
11 46 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
12 45 (1.71%) AngularJS
13 44 (1.68%) REST
14 43 (1.64%) RESTful
15 40 (1.52%) LEMP Stack
16 39 (1.49%) CSS
16 39 (1.49%) Sensu
17 33 (1.26%) J2EE
18 32 (1.22%) Middleware
19 29 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 136 (5.18%) Computer Science
2 123 (4.68%) Fintech
3 85 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 60 (2.28%) Public Cloud
6 37 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 36 (1.37%) PKI
8 35 (1.33%) Private Cloud
9 34 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 33 (1.26%) Clustering
11 28 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (0.76%) iPad
13 18 (0.69%) Replication
14 15 (0.57%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.53%) Equities
15 14 (0.53%) Smart Meter
16 13 (0.50%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.46%) User Experience
18 11 (0.42%) Grid Computing
18 11 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1955 (74.45%) Linux
2 598 (22.77%) Windows
3 459 (17.48%) Unix
4 338 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 305 (11.61%) CentOS
6 228 (8.68%) Ubuntu
7 166 (6.32%) Windows Server
8 103 (3.92%) Debian
9 66 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (1.79%) Solaris
11 43 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.91%) Fedora
13 16 (0.61%) CoreOS
14 13 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.46%) Android
15 12 (0.46%) SmartOS
16 11 (0.42%) VMS
17 10 (0.38%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.34%) AIX
18 9 (0.34%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2626 (100.00%) DevOps
2 948 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
3 931 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
4 870 (33.13%) Configuration Management
5 368 (14.01%) Scrum
6 327 (12.45%) Open Source
7 266 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 187 (7.12%) Software Engineering
9 179 (6.82%) Microservices
10 174 (6.63%) Continuous Deployment
11 173 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 117 (4.46%) High Availability
12 117 (4.46%) TDD
13 116 (4.42%) DSDM
14 115 (4.38%) SDLC
15 110 (4.19%) Migration
16 90 (3.43%) Mentoring
17 87 (3.31%) Build Automation
18 86 (3.27%) ITIL
19 83 (3.16%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1431 (54.49%) Python
2 871 (33.17%) Ruby
3 858 (32.67%) Bash Shell
4 720 (27.42%) Java
5 545 (20.75%) SQL
6 444 (16.91%) Perl
7 375 (14.28%) PowerShell
8 276 (10.51%) PHP
9 210 (8.00%) Shell Script
10 199 (7.58%) JavaScript
11 161 (6.13%) C#
12 131 (4.99%) Go
13 126 (4.80%) C++
14 101 (3.85%) Scala
15 95 (3.62%) Groovy
16 65 (2.48%) C
17 30 (1.14%) Korn
18 25 (0.95%) Bourne shell
19 22 (0.84%) T-SQL
20 14 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 184 (7.01%) Degree
2 62 (2.36%) AWS Certification
3 56 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 26 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.50%) RHCE
6 12 (0.46%) RHCSA
7 11 (0.42%) CCNA
7 11 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.076%) CISA
9 2 (0.076%) CISM
9 2 (0.076%) CISSP
9 2 (0.076%) GSLC
10 1 (0.038%) CCA
10 1 (0.038%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.038%) LPIC
10 1 (0.038%) MBA
10 1 (0.038%) MCSE
10 1 (0.038%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (4.99%) QA
2 20 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.53%) GCP
5 12 (0.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.076%) COBIT
6 2 (0.076%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) UCITS
System Software
1 913 (34.77%) Docker
2 208 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (5.45%) Xen
4 127 (4.84%) vSphere
5 121 (4.61%) XenServer
6 105 (4.00%) Active Directory
7 55 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
8 54 (2.06%) KVM
9 33 (1.26%) VirtualBox
10 30 (1.14%) Hyper-V
11 28 (1.07%) LXC
12 27 (1.03%) NFS
13 24 (0.91%) Varnish
14 15 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 15 (0.57%) etcd
15 13 (0.50%) vCloud
16 12 (0.46%) flannel
17 9 (0.34%) HDFS
17 9 (0.34%) iptables
18 8 (0.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1443 (54.95%) Puppet
2 1263 (48.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1176 (44.78%) Ansible
4 311 (11.84%) Terraform
5 305 (11.61%) Kubernetes
6 200 (7.62%) Nagios
7 149 (5.67%) Salt
8 93 (3.54%) Mesos
9 85 (3.24%) Cobbler
9 85 (3.24%) Tivoli
10 76 (2.89%) Packer
11 74 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
12 65 (2.48%) ZABBIX
13 52 (1.98%) Kibana
14 51 (1.94%) logstash
15 46 (1.75%) Graphite
16 38 (1.45%) HAProxy
17 31 (1.18%) rkt
18 30 (1.14%) Consul
19 26 (0.99%) Grafana
Vendors
1 350 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 318 (12.11%) VMware
3 269 (10.24%) Oracle
4 254 (9.67%) Microsoft
5 111 (4.23%) EnterpriseDB
6 99 (3.77%) Atlassian
7 88 (3.35%) SaltStack
8 85 (3.24%) Google
9 82 (3.12%) Splunk
10 77 (2.93%) New Relic
11 31 (1.18%) Rackspace
12 30 (1.14%) Cisco
13 26 (0.99%) Sybase
14 25 (0.95%) SAP
14 25 (0.95%) Trend Micro
15 24 (0.91%) AppDynamics
16 22 (0.84%) IBM
17 20 (0.76%) Citrix
17 20 (0.76%) Perforce
18 18 (0.69%) Cloudera
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Yearly Bonus, Pension Plan, Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 28 Days Hol, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical care
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Life Insurance, up to
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Huge Benefit Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £999,999 per annum 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago