Period
to 18 June 2021

The median annual salary for a DevOps Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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 > Wales
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 75 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DevOps Engineer 30 31 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.17% 2.28% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.38% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 25
10th Percentile £38,000 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £33,811
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,248 1,302 1,639
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.17% 95.88% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 856 1,121 1,419
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.92% +9.00% -

DevOps Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DevOps Engineer in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for DevOps Engineer in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing DevOps Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for DevOps Engineer in Wales

DevOps Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
South Wales +9 28 £60,000 +33.33% 13
North Wales - 2 £45,000 -
DevOps Engineer
UK

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, DevOps Engineer 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 across the Wales region featuring DevOps Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (60.00%) AWS
4 16 (53.33%) Azure
5 15 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (46.67%) Kubernetes
6 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 13 (43.33%) Terraform
8 12 (40.00%) Docker
9 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (26.67%) Avionics
10 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 8 (26.67%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
10 8 (26.67%) Dell
10 8 (26.67%) Artifactory
10 8 (26.67%) Ansible
10 8 (26.67%) Software Licensing
10 8 (26.67%) GitLab
10 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
10 8 (26.67%) Rational Quality Manager
10 8 (26.67%) Decision-Making
10 8 (26.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (26.67%) Conflict Resolution
11 6 (20.00%) Rational Team Concert
11 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) Degree

DevOps Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) Drupal
1 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) AWS
2 16 (53.33%) Azure
3 5 (16.67%) GCP
4 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.33%) GitHub
6 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BigQuery
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (26.67%) Artifactory
3 8 (26.67%) GitLab
3 8 (26.67%) Rational Quality Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.33%) CircleCI
6 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.33%) Spinnaker
6 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (26.67%) Avionics
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Core
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) CGI
3 1 (3.33%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
1 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) DevOps
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (26.67%) Conflict Resolution
5 8 (26.67%) Decision-Making
5 8 (26.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) Software Licensing
5 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.00%) Microservices
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
10 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Docker
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 13 (43.33%) Terraform
3 8 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (13.33%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) Istio
5 1 (3.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Dell
1 8 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Google
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian