The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 269 388
Rank change year-on-year +65 +119  
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 1386 1287 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.24% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.29% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1103 720
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 £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 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
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 £42,500 £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 April 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 April 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 +55 1331 £60,000 - 216
London +29 799 £65,000 - 125
South East +100 204 £51,000 -4.67% 24
City of London -11 106 £65,000 -7.14% 34
Yorkshire +29 94 £55,000 +29.41% 14
North West +25 91 £52,500 +16.66% 17
Berkshire +73 79 £53,750 -6.52% 10
Manchester +15 79 £55,500 +23.33% 14
East of England +18 66 £55,000 +7.31% 11
West Yorkshire +15 65 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Leeds +46 58 £57,500 +27.77% 8
Cambridgeshire +28 44 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Cambridge +18 44 £57,500 +12.19% 4
Reading +56 43 £45,000 -6.73% 4
South West +15 42 £55,000 +25.00% 11
Hampshire +45 35 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Surrey +21 26 £53,750 +0.46% 4
West Sussex +37 25 £47,500 -9.52%
Wales +4 22 £60,000 +41.17%
Bristol +8 18 £60,000 -11.11% 7
South Wales +7 17 £60,000 +41.17%
Cardiff +1 17 £60,000 +41.17%
South Yorkshire +14 15 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Sheffield +9 15 £57,500 +64.28% 2
East Midlands +2 15 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Oxfordshire -22 15 £60,000 -7.69%
Hertfordshire +15 14 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Kent +30 12 £50,000 -21.87% 1
North East +20 12 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Scotland +8 12 £47,500 +5.55% 5

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2732 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2047 (74.93%) Linux
3 1479 (54.14%) Puppet
4 1464 (53.59%) Python
5 1319 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1267 (46.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1214 (44.44%) Ansible
8 1065 (38.98%) Jenkins
9 1029 (37.66%) Docker
10 997 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
11 927 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
12 911 (33.35%) Bash Shell
13 884 (32.36%) Configuration Management
14 875 (32.03%) Ruby
15 717 (26.24%) Java
16 656 (24.01%) Git (software)
17 611 (22.36%) Windows
18 565 (20.68%) SQL
19 479 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 479 (17.53%) Unix
20 442 (16.18%) Perl
21 412 (15.08%) PowerShell
22 408 (14.93%) MySQL
23 382 (13.98%) Finance
24 376 (13.76%) Scrum
25 374 (13.69%) Kubernetes
26 358 (13.10%) Red Hat
27 354 (12.96%) VMware
28 343 (12.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 336 (12.30%) Terraform

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
1 301 (11.02%) Apache
2 228 (8.35%) IIS
3 217 (7.94%) OpenStack
4 175 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
5 157 (5.75%) Tomcat
6 139 (5.09%) nginx
7 115 (4.21%) CloudStack
8 98 (3.59%) Confluence
9 95 (3.48%) JBoss
10 90 (3.29%) WebLogic
11 79 (2.89%) WebSphere
12 53 (1.94%) Apache Spark
13 32 (1.17%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.51%) ColdFusion
16 14 (0.51%) WordPress
17 13 (0.48%) Drupal
18 11 (0.40%) CMS
19 9 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.22%) HipChat
2 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.18%) Magento
4 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1319 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
2 479 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 164 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
5 131 (4.80%) SaaS
6 112 (4.10%) Amazon S3
7 96 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 85 (3.11%) GitHub
9 80 (2.93%) IaaS
10 75 (2.75%) Amazon ELB
11 69 (2.53%) PaaS
12 50 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
13 49 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
14 48 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
15 46 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 43 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 37 (1.35%) Route 53
18 30 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 25 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
20 20 (0.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 159 (5.82%) DNS
2 146 (5.34%) Firewall
3 98 (3.59%) Internet
4 97 (3.55%) TCP/IP
5 93 (3.40%) HTTP
6 57 (2.09%) LDAP
7 48 (1.76%) SSL
8 46 (1.68%) Kerberos
9 38 (1.39%) Network Security
10 30 (1.10%) LAN
11 29 (1.06%) VPN
12 25 (0.92%) WAN
13 24 (0.88%) SAN
14 23 (0.84%) SSH
15 21 (0.77%) DHCP
15 21 (0.77%) SMTP
16 15 (0.55%) VLAN
17 14 (0.51%) HTTPS
17 14 (0.51%) IMAP
17 14 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (14.93%) MySQL
2 205 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 193 (7.06%) SQL Server
4 192 (7.03%) MongoDB
5 116 (4.25%) Redis
6 109 (3.99%) Amazon RDS
7 102 (3.73%) Big Data
8 96 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 93 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
10 78 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 72 (2.64%) Relational Database
12 31 (1.13%) Neo4j
13 27 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (0.84%) Event Store
15 20 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.73%) HBase
16 18 (0.66%) MariaDB
17 17 (0.62%) InfluxDB
18 16 (0.59%) Oracle Database
18 16 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1065 (38.98%) Jenkins
2 656 (24.01%) Git (software)
3 302 (11.05%) TeamCity
4 246 (9.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 198 (7.25%) Vagrant
6 194 (7.10%) JIRA
7 186 (6.81%) Maven
8 164 (6.00%) Subversion
9 138 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 108 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 96 (3.51%) Ant
12 78 (2.86%) Hudson
13 61 (2.23%) Gradle
14 60 (2.20%) JUnit
14 60 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
15 52 (1.90%) Bitbucket
15 52 (1.90%) MSBuild
16 46 (1.68%) Selenium
17 42 (1.54%) Visual Studio
18 41 (1.50%) Travis CI
General
1 382 (13.98%) Finance
2 125 (4.58%) Banking
3 123 (4.50%) Games
4 101 (3.70%) Marketing
5 86 (3.15%) Retail
6 72 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.50%) Advertising
8 37 (1.35%) Electronics
9 36 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.70%) Legal
11 17 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.48%) Back Office
13 12 (0.44%) Publishing
14 10 (0.37%) Billing
14 10 (0.37%) Front Office
15 6 (0.22%) Law
16 4 (0.15%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.11%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (11.49%) Web Services
2 305 (11.16%) .NET
3 191 (6.99%) Node.js
4 150 (5.49%) LAMP
5 117 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
6 75 (2.75%) HTML
7 69 (2.53%) Kafka
8 63 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
9 58 (2.12%) Spring
10 57 (2.09%) ActiveMQ
11 54 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
12 48 (1.76%) AngularJS
13 43 (1.57%) ASP.NET
13 43 (1.57%) Sensu
14 42 (1.54%) CSS
14 42 (1.54%) RESTful
15 40 (1.46%) REST
16 36 (1.32%) React
17 33 (1.21%) Java EE
18 32 (1.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 144 (5.27%) Computer Science
2 109 (3.99%) Fintech
3 87 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 82 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 54 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 47 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 40 (1.46%) Clustering
9 38 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
10 36 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 29 (1.06%) PKI
13 18 (0.66%) iPad
14 17 (0.62%) Management Information System
14 17 (0.62%) Replication
14 17 (0.62%) User Experience
15 14 (0.51%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.48%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.40%) Blog
17 11 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2047 (74.93%) Linux
2 611 (22.36%) Windows
3 479 (17.53%) Unix
4 343 (12.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 312 (11.42%) CentOS
6 236 (8.64%) Ubuntu
7 181 (6.63%) Windows Server
8 108 (3.95%) Debian
9 69 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (1.61%) Solaris
12 21 (0.77%) CoreOS
13 20 (0.73%) Fedora
14 16 (0.59%) Android
15 14 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 14 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.44%) SmartOS
17 11 (0.40%) AIX
17 11 (0.40%) VMS
18 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2732 (100.00%) DevOps
2 997 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 927 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
4 884 (32.36%) Configuration Management
5 376 (13.76%) Scrum
6 328 (12.01%) Open Source
7 313 (11.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 208 (7.61%) Software Engineering
9 204 (7.47%) Microservices
10 202 (7.39%) E-Commerce
11 161 (5.89%) Continuous Deployment
12 141 (5.16%) TDD
13 124 (4.54%) SDLC
14 123 (4.50%) High Availability
15 117 (4.28%) DSDM
16 113 (4.14%) Migration
17 102 (3.73%) Mentoring
18 91 (3.33%) Build Automation
19 90 (3.29%) RUP
20 85 (3.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1464 (53.59%) Python
2 911 (33.35%) Bash Shell
3 875 (32.03%) Ruby
4 717 (26.24%) Java
5 565 (20.68%) SQL
6 442 (16.18%) Perl
7 412 (15.08%) PowerShell
8 298 (10.91%) PHP
9 228 (8.35%) Shell Script
10 200 (7.32%) JavaScript
11 153 (5.60%) C#
12 148 (5.42%) Go
13 133 (4.87%) C++
14 87 (3.18%) Groovy
14 87 (3.18%) Scala
15 48 (1.76%) C
16 31 (1.13%) Korn
17 26 (0.95%) Bourne shell
18 22 (0.81%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 185 (6.77%) Degree
2 64 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 53 (1.94%) AWS Certification
4 25 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.48%) RHCE
6 12 (0.44%) RHCSA
7 10 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.33%) CCNA
9 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.073%) CISA
11 2 (0.073%) CISM
11 2 (0.073%) CISSP
11 2 (0.073%) GSLC
11 2 (0.073%) LPIC
12 1 (0.037%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.037%) HND
12 1 (0.037%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.037%) MBA
12 1 (0.037%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.94%) QA
2 21 (0.77%) GCP
3 18 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.59%) SLA
5 15 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.073%) COBIT
6 2 (0.073%) GDPR
6 2 (0.073%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 1029 (37.66%) Docker
2 222 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (5.78%) Xen
4 137 (5.01%) vSphere
5 124 (4.54%) XenServer
6 103 (3.77%) Active Directory
7 63 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
8 56 (2.05%) KVM
9 46 (1.68%) Hyper-V
10 43 (1.57%) VirtualBox
11 39 (1.43%) NFS
12 34 (1.24%) LXC
13 26 (0.95%) Varnish
14 25 (0.92%) etcd
15 22 (0.81%) flannel
16 20 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 13 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (0.44%) vCloud
19 9 (0.33%) HDFS
19 9 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1479 (54.14%) Puppet
2 1267 (46.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1214 (44.44%) Ansible
4 374 (13.69%) Kubernetes
5 336 (12.30%) Terraform
6 216 (7.91%) Nagios
7 152 (5.56%) Salt
8 100 (3.66%) Mesos
9 90 (3.29%) Cobbler
9 90 (3.29%) Tivoli
10 87 (3.18%) Packer
11 83 (3.04%) Docker Swarm
12 67 (2.45%) ZABBIX
13 56 (2.05%) logstash
14 49 (1.79%) Graphite
15 48 (1.76%) Kibana
16 47 (1.72%) HAProxy
17 39 (1.43%) Consul
18 34 (1.24%) Grafana
19 23 (0.84%) rkt
Vendors
1 358 (13.10%) Red Hat
2 354 (12.96%) VMware
3 285 (10.43%) Oracle
4 271 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 112 (4.10%) EnterpriseDB
6 107 (3.92%) Google
7 91 (3.33%) Splunk
8 88 (3.22%) Atlassian
8 88 (3.22%) SaltStack
9 81 (2.96%) New Relic
10 39 (1.43%) Cisco
11 37 (1.35%) Rackspace
12 31 (1.13%) SAP
13 30 (1.10%) AppDynamics
14 24 (0.88%) IBM
15 22 (0.81%) Perforce
16 21 (0.77%) Citrix
17 19 (0.70%) Sybase
18 16 (0.59%) Tableau
18 16 (0.59%) Trend Micro
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Penzance, Cornwall
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension+More
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 50% remote working!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 65,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Host of Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible environment + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday